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Zanussi ZWD 1681 W Instruction Booklet

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  • Page 1 WASHER-DRYER ZWD 1681 W JETSYSTEM TIMELINE Quick Installation Guide: visit our WEB SITE to view an install video INSTRUCTION BOOKLET 132985520...
  • 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 Programme information Operating Sequence Washing Load the laundry Measure out the detergent Measure out the fabric softener 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, which is fitted with the New Jet System, meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry with low water, energy and detergent consumption. Even small loads are washed “economically” because the amount of water used is regulated automatically according to the load and type of fabric.
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance 1 Detergent dispenser drawer 2 Control Panel 3 Door opening handle 4 Drain pump 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 Programme selector dial The selector is divided into 5 sections: • Cottons • Synthetics • Delicates • Wool • Special programmes • Off = Reset programme/Switching the machine off Position E60° corresponds to the ENERGY SAVING programme, position corresponds to the drying programme and position...
  • Page 7 Attention! Before selecting programme “Drain” or “Spin” the selector dial has to be positioned on Off (cancelling). The Rinse Hold option cannot be selected for the automatic WASHING & DRYING programme. 3 “Prewash” button With this option the machine performs a prewash cycle at 30°C max.
  • Page 8 If you have selected a delay start by means of the “Delay Start” button, the countdown will begin and will be shown on the display. • Pause: when you press this button again, the programme in progress is interrupted. The light above the button will start flashing.
  • Page 9: Programme Information

    11 Programme phase indicator lights When you select a programme, the lights relevant to the phases that form the programme light up. After you have started the programme, only the light relevant to the phase that is currently being carried out will remain lit.
  • Page 10: Operating Sequence

    Operating Sequence WASHING only Before the first wash we recommend that you run a cotton cycle at 95°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 up the machine.
  • Page 11: Select The "Delay Start

    7. Select the “Delay Start” Before you start the programme, if you wish the starting to be delayed, press the “Delay Start” button repeatedly, or keep it pressed, to select the desired delay. The selected delay time value (up to 23 hours) will appear on the display for 3 seconds, then the duration of the programme will appear again.
  • Page 12: Drying 3.5 Kg Of Cotton

    Remove the laundry from the drum and carefully check that the drum is empty so as to avoid any forgotten items being damaged in a subsequent wash (e.g. shrinking) or their colour running into a load of whites. If you do not intend to carry out another wash, close the water tap.
  • 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 Type of laundry Programme/ and symbols on Load temperature labels 6 kg Cottons White cotton: 60° - 95°C e.g. sheets, tablecloths, household linen 7 kg Cottons White or fast E60° Coloured Cotton: e.g. shirts, blouses, underwear, towels 6 kg Cottons 60°- 50°...
  • Page 17: Special Programmes

    Special programmes Programme/ Load Description of programme temperature 6 kg Soak Soak at 30°C . Stop with water in the tub. To empty the water, select the “Drain” programme. 6 kg 3 rinses Rinses Spin at the max speed 6 kg Softeners 1 rinse with fabric softener Spin at the max speed...
  • 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 Water Inlet Filter

    • Pull out the emergency emptying hose, place it in the container and remove its cap. • When no more water comes out, unscrew the pump cover and remove it. Always keep a rag nearby to dry up spillage of water when removing the cover. Remove any objects from the pump impeller by •...
  • Page 21: 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 22: Service And Spare Parts

    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 23: 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 24: 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 25: 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 26: 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.
  • Page 27: Water Drainage

    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 28: Electrical Connection

    If you require any further advice please contact your local water authority. 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.
  • Page 29 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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