Miele Touchtronic W1113 Operating And Installation Manual

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Operating and Installation
W 1113
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents and
machine damage,
read these instructions
before installation or use.
M.-Nr. 05 874 941


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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Washer W 1113 en - US, CA To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 05 874 941...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Locking the washer ........
  • Page 3 General issues with the washer ........
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING - To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons while using your appliance follow basic safety precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before using the appliance. GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of...
  • Page 5: Guide To The Washer

    Allows a service technician to check and update the wash programs. f Program status display Shows the current cycle of the wash program. Guide to the washer g "Buzzer" button h Fault indicators i "Delay Start" button For delaying the start of a program.
  • Page 6: Before Using For The First Time

    ^ Turn on the water valve. ^ Press the "On / Off" button. ^ Select the "Extra White" program with the program buttons. ^ Press the "Start / Stop" button. Once the program ends, the washer can be used for laundry.
  • Page 7: Using The Washer

    Do not use chemical solvents in the machine. Using the washer General tips – Dark fabrics often bleed the first few times they are washed. They should be washed separately several times before being included in a mixed load.
  • Page 8: Load The Laundry

    Using the washer 2. Load the laundry ^ Turn on the washer using the "On / Off" button. ^ Open the drum door using the "Door" button. ^ Load the laundry into the drum. For best results, wash mixed loads of small and large items.
  • Page 9: Program Guide

    For white items with special hygienic demands, e.g. baby clothing, High underwear, towels. For white items without special hygienic demands. High For delicate machine washable clothing, e.g. satin, hosiery, lingerie, lace or crocheted (non-wool) items. Using the washer Laundry...
  • Page 10 Using the washer Temperatures Fabric care symbol Woolens / Options: Sensitive Warm Cold No Heat Silk Options: Sensitive Cold No Heat Handwash / Options: Extended, Heavy soil, Sensitive Warm Cold No Heat Sturdy Options: None Warm Cold No Heat Custom...
  • Page 11: Select Wash Options (If Needed)

    Buzzer A buzzer signals the end of the wash program, or after "No Spin". The buzzer will sound until the washer is turned off. Once activated, the buzzer is active in all programs unless turned off.
  • Page 12: Select The Temperature And Spin Speed

    Using the washer 5. Select the temperature and spin speed The default temperature and spin speed will automatically be selected for each program. However, you can adjust the temperature and spin speed within the parameters of the selected wash program.
  • Page 13 ^ Select "No spin". The laundry is not spun after the final rinse, but the water is drained away. After the drain cycle, the washer goes immediately into the Anti-Crease cycle. Spinning between these rinses is also omitted in this setting. If "No Spin" is selected in the programs "Sturdy"...
  • Page 14: Add Detergent

    Using the washer 6. Add detergent For optimum wash results, it is important to use the correct amount of detergent. Too little detergent may cause: – Ineffective cleaning of laundry; fabrics may become gray and stiff over time. – Grease stains on the laundry.
  • Page 15: Detergent

    "Heavy Soil" option was selected. Liquid detergent insert An insert is supplied in the drum of the washer. ^ If you are using liquid detergent, use the liquid detergent insert in the main wash compartment j .
  • Page 16: Water Softener

    Detergent The amount of detergent used depends on the level of soiling: Light soiling No soiling or stains are visible. Normal soiling Some visible soiling or a few light stains. Heavy soiling Very visible soiling or stains. The size of the load and the water hardness level in your area have an impact on the amount of detergent necessary to obtain optimum wash...
  • Page 17: Fabric Softener

    Fabric softener Fabric softener added to the wash program will make fabrics feel softer and will reduce static cling in the dryer. ^ Open the lid of the fabric softener compartment §. ^ Pour liquid fabric softener into the compartment according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 18: Starch

    ^ The starch will be dispensed during the final rinse. At the end of the program, a small amount of water will remain in the fabric softener compartment. Fabric dye Do not use fabric dyes in this washer!
  • Page 19: Using The Washer

    9. Activate the program lock (if necessary) ^ Press the "Start / Stop" button until the "Child Lock" indicator lights. See "Locking the washer" for further details.
  • Page 20: 10. Remove The Laundry

    Do not attempt to remove laundry from the washer if the drum is turning. You may seriously injure yourself. If the drum turns with the door open, contact Miele’s Technical Service Department. ^ Remove the laundry. ^ Check the folds of the door seal for any small articles which may have been trapped.
  • Page 21: Canceling A Program

    You can cancel a wash program any time after a program starts. ^ Press the "Start / Stop" button. The washer drains the wash water away and the program is canceled. To add or remove laundry ^ Press the "Door" button.
  • Page 22: Adding / Removing Laundry During A Wash Program

    ^ Close the drum door. The program will continue automatically. Note Once the program has started, the washer cannot make adjustments for the load size. The time remaining will automatically adjust. The drum door cannot be opened if: – the water temperature is greater than 130°F (55°C).
  • Page 23: Locking The Washer

    – The washer must be turned off. – The drum door must be closed. Steps 1. to 4. must be carried out within 5 secs or the washer will not recognize the activated Child Safety Lock. 1. Press and hold the "Sensitive" and "TEMP"...
  • Page 24: Cleaning And Care

    If the correct amount of detergent is dispensed, the machine should not need to be descaled. If the washer needs to be descaled, use a descaling agent with corrosion protection. These special descaling agents can be purchased from Miele. Use as directed on the packaging.
  • Page 25: Cleaning The Detergent Drawer

    Cleaning the detergent drawer Detergent residue should be cleaned out regularly. ^ Pull the detergent drawer out as far as it will go. Press down on the red release lever and pull the drawer out of the machine. ^ Clean the detergent drawer with warm water.
  • Page 26: Cleaning The Drain Pump And Lint Trap

    Cleaning and Care Cleaning the drain pump and lint trap Occasionally, small objects (buttons, coins, etc.) may become trapped in the lint trap. If the machine does not drain completely, the lint trap should be checked to ensure that it is free of foreign objects.
  • Page 27: Quick Guide

    Quick Guide Remove this guide for easy reference Please read all instructions, especially the "Important Safety Instructions", before using the washer.
  • Page 28 ^ Empty all pockets. ^ Sort the laundry by fabric and color. ^ Pretreat stains. 2. Load the laundry ^ Turn on the washer using the "On / Off" button. ^ Open the drum door by using the "Door" button.
  • Page 29 ^ Hold the "Start / Stop" button until the "Child Lock" indicator lights up. 10. Unload the laundry ^ Open the drum door using the "Door" button. ^ Remove the laundry. ^ Turn off the washer using the "On / Off" button. ^ Close the drum door.
  • Page 30 Quick Guide Program guide Normal Options: Extended, Heavy Soil, Soak, Sensitive Temperatures: Hot D, Very Warm C, Warm B, Cold A, No Heat e Spin speeds: Max, High Items: For a quick load of colorfast items. Wrinkle-free Options: Extended, Heavy Soil, Soak, Sensitive Temperatures: Hot D, Very Warm C, Warm B, Cold A, No Heat e...
  • Page 31 Once the flow of water stops: ^ Remove the lint trap lid. ^ Remove any foreign objects or lint from the filter. Cleaning and Care ^ Check that the impeller (in the back of the chamber) rotates freely by spinning it with your hand. ^ Return the lint trap and tighten into place.
  • Page 32: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filters

    Cleaning and Care Cleaning the water inlet filters The washer has two water inlet filters to protect each inlet valve. These filters should be checked every 6 months and cleaned, if necessary. (This may need to be performed more frequently with some water supplies).
  • Page 33: Changing The Light Bulb

    A burnt out light bulb will not affect the performance of the washer. ^ Remove the tool from behind the detergent dispenser drawer. ^ Turn the washer on and open the door. ^ Disconnect the power supply to the work area by unplugging the unit, tripping the circuit breaker or removing the fuse.
  • Page 34: Frequently Asked Questions

    The washer has no power. The electronic lock function is activated. The door is not properly closed. Solution Check to determine if: – the washer is plugged in. – the circuit breaker has been tripped. Deactivate the lock function. Close the drum door.
  • Page 35: The Program Was Interrupted And A Fault Message Appears

    "Soak" and "Rinse" indicators flash. "- - -". appears in the display. * To turn off the fault message: Turn off the washer using the "On / Off" button. Frequently asked questions Possible cause The drain is blocked. Clean the drain pump and lint trap.
  • Page 36: General Issues With The Washer

    Solution Use less detergent in the next wash program. Restart the program. If the fault message appears again, call Miele’s Technical Service Department. Level the machine (see Installation Instructions). – Clean the water intake hose filter under running...
  • Page 37: Poor Wash Results

    Solution and stain remover together in the same wash compartment. laundry or use a liquid detergent. without laundry using liquid detergent to clean the washer before using it for laundry again. residue with a clothing brush. detergent for future loads.
  • Page 38: The Door Will Not Open When The "Door" Button Is Pressed

    130°F (55°C). Solution Insert the plug into the outlet. Turn on the washer using the "On / Off" button. Deactivate the program lock as described in "Locking the washer - Electronic program lock". Deactivate the Child Safety Lock as described in "Locking the washer - Child Safety Lock".
  • Page 39: Opening The Drum Door During A Power Failure

    ^ Open the detergent dispenser drawer and remove the tool. ^ Open the lint trap door. ^ Drain the water from the washer as described in "Cleaning and Care - Cleaning the drain pump and lint trap".
  • Page 40: After Sales Service

    Miele Service department, Extended Service Contracts offered by other providers for Miele products will not be recognized by Miele. Our goal is to prevent unauthorized (and untrained) service personnel from working on your Miele products, possibly doing further damage to them, you and/or your home.
  • Page 41: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use.
  • Page 42: Help Protect Our Environment

    Help protect our environment Disposal of the packing material The cardboard box and packing materials protect the appliance during shipping. They have been designed to be biodegradable and recyclable. Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags, etc. are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of children, as they pose a danger of suffocation.
  • Page 43: Installation

    Front view a Hot water intake hose b Cold water intake hose c Power cord d - g Drain hose (drain options shown i.e adjustable and removable elbows). h Control panel i Detergent dispenser drawer j Drum door k Access panel to lint trap and drain pump l Recessed grip m Four height-adjustable feet...
  • Page 44: Back View

    Installation Back view a Lid excess end with transport grips b Power cord c Cold water intake hose d Hot water intake hose e Drain hose f Shipping struts with rotary protection g Mounting for: – Water intake hose – Drain hose –...
  • Page 45: Installation Site

    If the machine is installed on a raised platform, it should be secured with retaining clips. These clips are available from your dealer or Miele. If installed on a masonry or concrete base, the base should have a " (12-20 mm) high rim. This is...
  • Page 46 Installation ^ Turn the left shipping strut counterclockwise 90° with the enclosed combination wrench. ^ Pull out the shipping strut. ^ Turn the right shipping strut clockwise 90° with the enclosed combination wrench. ^ Pull out the shipping strut.
  • Page 47: Installing The Shipping Struts

    ^ Close the holes with the rotary protectors, making sure to close the caps. ^ Fasten the shipping struts to the rear of the washer. Take care to insert the drill holes correctly, b, into the clamps, a. Do not move the washer without the shipping struts in place.
  • Page 48: Level The Washer

    "walking" across the floor during use. Adjust the four leveling feet The washer is leveled by adjusting the four feet: ^ Tip the machine slightly and place a support, such as a block of wood, underneath it.
  • Page 49: Installation Beneath A Counter

    An installation manual is supplied with the countertop kit. (* available from your Miele dealer or Miele.) Washer stand with drawer A washer stand is available to raise the machine for convenience. It has a drawer to store cleaning essentials.
  • Page 50: Washer / Dryer Stack

    The Miele washing machine can be installed as part of a washer-dryer stack in combination with a Miele tumble dryer. An appropriate "stacking kit*" is required. (* available from your Miele dealer or Miele.) Note: a Safety distance to the wall: minimum "...
  • Page 51: Plumbing

    Replace the hose only with a genuine Miele hose, or with a hose able to withstand up to 145 psi (10 bar) pressure. The water valve connector must also be able to withstand 145 psi (10 bar).
  • Page 52: Water Connection

    (available at a hardware store). Both hoses must be connected to a water source or the machine will not function properly. Do not connect the washer to hot water only. ^ Turn on the valve(s) and check for leaks. The water pressure must be within 15 -145 psi (1 -10 bar).
  • Page 53: Drainage

    If desired, the drain hose may be extended to run a maximum of 16 feet (4.9 m), as long as the 4 foot (1.2 m) height is not exceeded. Hose extensions are available from your Miele dealer or Miele. Plumbing...
  • Page 54: Electrical Connection

    Kit" will allow you to connect to a 240 V, 30 Amp line . This dual receptacle, wall mounted connection box can ONLY be used for connecting a Miele 1900 series clothes washer and 1500 series clothes dryer to an existing 30 Amp (NEMA 14-30 R) outlet.
  • Page 56 Alterations rights reserved / 4507 M.-Nr. 05 874 941 / 03 For the most updated manual see the Miele web site.

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