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Zanussi 1262 W Instruction Booklet

Zanussi washer-dryer instruction booklet


ZWD 1262 W
ZWD 1262 S
Quick Installation Guide:
visit our WEB SITE to view an install video
132 981 630


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  • Page 1 WASHER-DRYER ZWD 1262 W ZWD 1262 S Quick Installation Guide: visit our WEB SITE to view an install video INSTRUCTION BOOKLET 132 981 630...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Important Safety Information It is most important that this instruction book should be retained with the appliance for future reference. Should the appliance be sold or transferred to another owner, or should you move house and leave the appliance, always ensure that the book is supplied with the appliance in order that the new owner can get to know the functioning of the appliance and the relevant warnings.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents For the User Important Safety Information Your New Washer-Dryer Description of the Appliance Detergent dispenser drawer Child safety feature The Control Panel Operating sequence Washing Load the laundry Measure out the detergent Measure out the fabric softener Switch the machine on and select the required programme Select the spin speed or the “Rinse Hold”...
  • Page 4: Your New Washer-Dryer

    Your New Washer-Dryer This new machine, meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry with low water, energy and detergent consumption. ● The special wool programme with its new delicate wash system treats your woollens with extreme care. ● The balance control device ensures that the machine remains stable when spinning.
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance 1 Detergent dispenser drawer 2 Control panel 3 Door opening handle 4 Drain pump filter 5 Adjustable feet Detergent dispenser drawer Prewash Main wash Fabric softener Child safety feature This machine incorporates a special child safety feature to prevent small children from being trapped inside the machine.
  • Page 6: The Control Panel

    The Control Panel 1 Detergent dispenser drawer 2 Programme selector dial The selector dial is divided into the following sections: • Cottons • Synthetics • Delicates • Wool (Handwash) • Soak 30, Rinses, Softener, Drain, Spin and Mini 30° • “O”...
  • Page 7 Attention! Before selecting the “Drain” or the “Spin” programmes, the selector dial must to be turned to the “O” Off position. Important! The Rinse Hold option cannot be selected for the automatic WASHING & DRYING programme. 4 “Easy Iron” button Selecting this button the laundry is gently washed and spun to avoid any creasing.
  • Page 8 • The washing machine has completed the programme: this is indicated by a flashing zero. Important! The first time you use the washing machine, when you switch it on, it may display a flashing zero. This is due to the fact that the washing machine has performed a washing cycle during the manufacturer’s inspection tests, and this cycle has not been erased after its completion.
  • Page 9 When selecting a drying programme, if you turn the programme selector dial to the “Dry” position or depress the drying time button in Automatic Washing & Drying cycle, the “Drying” pilot light illuminates. When the “Drying” light is on, the washer -dryer is performing the drying cycle.
  • Page 10: Operating Sequence

    Operating Sequence WASHING Before the first wash, we recommend that you pour 2 litres of water into the main wash compartment the detergent drawer in order to activate the ECO valve. Then run a cotton cycle at 95°C, without any laundry in the machine, to remove any manufacturing residue from the drum and tub.
  • Page 11: Select The Spin Speed Or The "Rinse Hold" Option

    7. Start the programme Press the “Start/Pause” button. The relevant light will stop flashing and remain lit. The “Function” pilot light illuminates. 8. How to change an option or a programme during its cycle If the programme has already started, before you make any change, you must pause the washing machine by pressing the Start/Pause button.
  • Page 12: Drying 3 Kg Of Cotton

    DRYING 3 KG OF COTTON You have for example just machine-washed and spun at 1200 rpm 6 kg of laundry. They are cotton fabrics of medium weight which you want to iron as soon as they are dry. Turn the selector dial to the “O” Off position to switch the machine off.
  • Page 13: Washing And Drying Hints

    Washing and Drying Hints Do NOT overload the machine. Weigh the laundry the first few times you use the appliance. The average weights of the most common items are listed below as a guide: 1000g = 1 kg Sheet Pillow case Tablecloth Serviette Tea towel...
  • Page 14: Which Detergent To Use

    Which detergent?... To ensure you obtain the best wash results from your appliance, it is important to use the right detergent in your everyday wash, and only detergents recommended for use in automatic machines. To maintain the appearance of your clothes and household textiles and to make them last longer you should use different types of detergent for different washes, whether for whites, colours or delicates.
  • Page 15: Wash Care Symbols

    Wash Care Symbols Wash care labels inside garments recommend how to launder your clothes with the best results. The care labelling code is in line with care labelling used in the rest of Europe. The symbols used make it easy to select the correct programme on your washing machine.
  • Page 16: Washing Programmes

    Washing programmes Programme/ Fabrics Type of laundry temperature Sheets, household 95° White linen, towels, cotton Cottons tablecloths White Sheets, household E60° Cottons cotton and linen, towels, fast Economy tablecloths coloured Fast coloured and 60° - 50° - White and non-fast items, for 40°- 30°...
  • Page 17 Washing programmes Special programmes Programme Programme description Soak for about 20 minutes at 30°C Soak 30 Stop with water in the tub (Rinse Hold). 3 rinses Rinses Long spin at max. speed 1 rinse with liquid additive Softener Long spin at max. speed Drain For emptying out the last...
  • Page 18: Drying Programmes

    Drying Programmes Timed drying Degree of drying Type of fabric Extra dry Cotton and linen Ideal for (bathrobes, bath towelling towels, etc.) materials Cotton and linen (towels, T-shirts, bathrobes) Store dry (*) Suitable for items to put away without ironing Synthetics and mixed fabrics (jumpers, blouses, underwear,...
  • Page 19: Maintenance And Cleaning

    Maintenance and Cleaning Before any maintenance or cleaning is carried out you must DISCONNECT the appliance from the electricity supply. Descaling The water we use normally contains lime. It is a good idea to periodically use a water softening powder in the machine.
  • Page 20: Cleaning The Pump

    Cleaning the pump The pump should be inspected if • the machine does not empty and/or spin • the machine makes an unusual noise during draining due to objects such as safety pins, coins etc. blocking the pump. Proceed as follows: •...
  • Page 21: The Dangers Of Freezing

    The dangers of freezing If the machine is exposed to temperatures below 0°C, certain precautions should be taken. ● Turn off the water tap. ● Unscrew the inlet hose. ● Place the end of the emergency emptying hose and that of the inlet hose in a bowl placed on the floor and let water drain out.
  • Page 22: Something Not Working

    Something Not Working Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved easily without calling out an engineer. Before contacting your local Service Force Centre, please carry out the checks listed below. IMPORTANT: if you call out an engineer to a fault listed below, or to repair a fault caused by incorrect use or installation, a charge will be made even if the appliance is under guarantee.
  • Page 23: Service And Spare Parts

    Service Force, please visit the website at To buy accessories, consumables and spare parts at our online shop please visit: http://www.zanussi- Before calling out an engineer, please ensure you have read the details under the heading “Something Not Working”.
  • Page 24: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions Standard guarantee conditions We, Zanussi Electrolux, undertake that if, within 12 months of the date of the purchase, this ZANUSSI ELECTROLUX appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or...
  • Page 25: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to modify this product in any way. Care must be taken to ensure that the appliance does not stand on the electrical supply cable. Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
  • Page 26: Unpacking

    Unpacking All transit bolts and packing must be removed before using the appliance. You are advised to keep all the packaging for re-use in case the machine is to be transported again. Using a spanner unscrew and remove the two rear bottom screws.
  • Page 27: Water Inlet

    Water inlet Connect the hose supplied with the machine to a tap with a 3/4” thread. Do not use already employed hoses. Installation should comply with local water authority and building regulations’ requirements. The appliance must be connected to a cold water supply only.
  • Page 28: Levelling

    2. Onto a sink outlet spigot. If the outlet spigot has not been used before, remove any blanking plug that may be in place. Push the drain hose onto the spigot and secure with a clip if required, ensure a loop is formed in the drain hose (see diagram) to prevent waste from the sink entering the washing machine.
  • Page 29: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. The manufacturer declines any liability should this safety measure not be observed. Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the appliance’s rating plate.
  • Page 30 From the Electrolux Group. The world’s No. 1 choice The Electrolux Group is the world's largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use. More than 55 million Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, chain saws and lawn mowers) are sold each year to a value of approx.

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