Zanussi W 1042 W Instruction Booklet

Zanussi W 1042 W Instruction Booklet

Zanussi washer-dryer instruction booklet w 1042 w, w 1242 w
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  • Page 1 WASHER-DRYER W 1042 W W 1242 W INSTRUCTION BOOKLET 132992230...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Force Centre. Always insist on genuine Zanussi spare parts.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents For the User Your New Washer-Dryer Important Safety Information Description of the Appliance Detergent dispenser drawer The Control Panel Operating sequence Washing 4.5 kg of white cotton at 95°C Load the laundry Measure out the detergent Measure out the fabric softener Select the spin speed or option Select the required programme Start the machine...
  • Page 4: Your New Washer-Dryer

    Your New Washer-Dryer Your new washer-dryer meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry with low water, energy and detergent consumption. It is gentle with your laundry, simple to use and easy to care for. The special wool programme with its new delicate wash system treats your woollens with extreme care.
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance 1 Detergent dispenser drawer 2 Programme guide 3 Drying time selector dial 4 Drying indicator light 5 “Mains-on” light 6 ON/OFF button 7 Half load button 8 Spin Speed selector dial 9 Programme selector dial 10 Door opening handle 11 Filter 12 Adjustable feet Detergent dispenser drawer...
  • Page 6: The Control Panel

    The Control Panel 1 Programme guide 2 Drying time selector dial Graduated up to 120 mins for cottons (black section) and synthetics (grey section), this dial allows you to select the desired drying time according to the type and quantity of laundry and the required degree of dryness. Turn the dial clockwise only.
  • Page 7: Operating Sequence

    Operating Sequence Before the first wash, we recommend that you run a cotton cycle at 60°C, without any laundry in the machine, to remove any manufacturing residue from the drum and tub. Pour 1/2 a measure of detergent into the main wash compartment of the dispenser drawer and start the machine.
  • Page 8: Start The Machine

    6. Start the machine Before starting up the machine check that: the appliance is plugged in the water supply taps are turned on the drain hose is correctly and securely positioned the door and the detergent dispenser drawer are closed. Depress the ON/OFF button: the mains-on light will illuminate and the machine starts operating.
  • Page 9: Select The Spin Speed Or Option

    4. Select the spin speed or option Turn the dial to the required position. 5. Select the programme Turn the programme selector dial clockwise to the programme K. 6. Start the machine Before starting up the machine check that: the appliance is plugged in the water supply taps are turned on the drain hose is correctly and securely positioned the door and the detergent dispenser drawer are...
  • Page 10: Drying 2.25 Kg Of Cotton

    DRYING 2.25 KG OF COTTON You have for example just machine-washed and spun at 1000 rpm 4.5 kg of laundry. They are cotton fabrics of medium weight which you want to iron as soon as they are dry. Switch off the machine. Then remove the laundry from the appliance and divide the items to obtain two loads of approx.
  • Page 11: Autodrying 1 Kg Of Mixed Fabrics

    AUTODRYING 1 KG OF MIXED FABRICS You intend to wash and dry automatically 1 kg of mixed fabrics which do not need ironing. Proceed as follows: 1. Load the laundry. 2. Add the washing powder and fabric softener. 3. Select the programme Turn the programme selector dial clockwise to programme K.
  • Page 12: 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 13: 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 14: 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 15: Washing Programmes

    Washing Programmes Programmes for cotton and linen Wash programme/ Degree of soil Washing symbol and type of laundry WHITES For heavy soiled cotton items. PREWASH White cotton, for example normally soiled work garments, sheets, WHITES household linen, underwear, towels. Fast coloured cotton or FAST linen fabrics, shirts, COLOUREDS...
  • Page 16: Washing Programmes

    Washing Programmes Programmes for synthetics, mixed fabrics, delicates and wool Wash programme/ Degree of soil Washing symbol and type of laundry Synthetic or mixed fabrics, underwear, MIXED coloured garments, FABRICS non-shrink shirts, blouses. WORN Lightly soiled synthetic ONCE or mixed fabrics SHORT Separate spin for SPIN...
  • Page 17: Drying Programmes

    Drying Programmes Degree of drying Type of fabric Cotton and linen (towels, T-shirts, bathrobes) Store dry (*) Programme J Suitable for items to put away Synthetic and mixed without ironing fabrics (jumpers, blouses, underwear, household linen) Programme N Cotton and linen Iron dry (sheets, tablecloths, Suitable for...
  • Page 18: 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 19: The Dangers Of Freezing

    If the filter is blocked and the machine is unable to drain you will need to drain the water manually from the machine at this stage. To do this, unhook the drain hose from the standpipe or sink and hold the end of the hose over a bowl on the floor.
  • Page 20: 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 21: Service And Spare Parts

    For the address of your local Service Force Centre and further information about Service Force, please visit the website at For Customer Service in Ireland please contact us at the address below: Zanussi Electrolux Electrolux Group (Irl) Ltd Long Mile Road Dublin 12 Republic of Ireland Tel: +353 (0)1 4090751 Email:
  • Page 22: 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 23: 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 24: 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 25: Water Inlet

    Water inlet The inlets on the back of the appliance are colour coded, blue for cold and red for hot. Connect the hoses to a tap with a 3/4” thread. Do not use previously used hoses. If only a cold water supply is available, connect the two hoses to a cold water outlet by means of a «Y»...
  • Page 26: Water Drainage

    If you intend the drain hose to empty into a sink, make sure that the sink is empty and the plug hole is not blocked. Use the plastic “U-Piece” supplied. Important Before connecting up the machine to new pipework or to pipework that has not been used for some time, run off a reasonable amount of water to flush out any debris that may have collected in the pipes.
  • Page 27: 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 28 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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