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Operating instructions
for Washing machine
W 1512
G
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the machine it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 06 760 850

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  • Page 1 Operating instructions for Washing machine W 1512 To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. M.-Nr. 06 760 850...
  • Page 2: Caring For Our Environment

    They are, however, bags etc. are disposed of safely and essential for the correct functioning of kept out of the reach of babies and your appliance or machine. Please do young children. Danger of suffocation! not therefore dispose of your old...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Disposal of the packing material ........2 Disposal of your old appliance or machine ....... 2 Warning and Safety instructions .
  • Page 4 Fabric conditioners and liquid starch ........29...
  • Page 5 Screwing out and adjusting the feet ....... . . 46...
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Do not connect the machine to the fabrics as well as satin, lace, silk and mains electricity supply by an other hand-washable garments. Any extension lead. Extension leads do not other applications may be dangerous.
  • Page 7 This equipment may only be used when: in mobile installations such as – it is switched off at the wall socket ships, caravans, aircraft etc. if a risk and the plug is withdrawn, or assessment of the installation has been carried out by a suitably qualified –...
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Turn off the stopcock if the Textiles which have been machine is to be left for any length pre-treated in solvent based of time (e.g. holiday), especially if there cleaning agents must be thoroughly is no floor drain (gully) in the immediate rinsed in clean water before being vicinity.
  • Page 9: Disposal Of Your Old Machine

    Before discarding an old machine, the risk of injury do not allow switch it off at the wall socket and children to play on or near it or to play unplug it. Render the plug useless. Cut with the controls. Supervise its use by...
  • Page 10: Operating The Washing Machine

    For selecting a temperature. Various Extra options can be added c Spin speed button to the washing programmes. For selecting the final spin speed or g Programme selector Rinse hold /e or deselecting the spin No u. For selecting a programme. The...
  • Page 11 Operating the washing machine Programme duration After the start of a programme, the estimated programme duration will appear in the display in hours and minutes. During the first 8 minutes the washing machine measures how much water is being absorbed by the laundry and uses this to calculate the load.
  • Page 12: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Before using the machine for the first deutsch time ensure that it is correctly ^ If the language shown is not the one installed and connected. See you want, select the language you do "Installation and connection". Also...
  • Page 13: Washing Environmentally And Economically

    To make the most out of your – Adjust the dosage to the degree of machine, load the maximum dry load soiling of the laundry. for the programme you are using.
  • Page 14: How To Wash Correctly

    How to wash correctly Brief instructions If you use a solvent-based clean- The headings numbered A, B, C, . . . ing agent (e.g. one containing ben- show the operating sequence and can zene) to pre-treat a stain, make sure be used as brief instructions.
  • Page 15 How to wash correctly B Switch on the washing machine D Select a programme C Load the drum ^ Press the Door button to open the drum door. ^ Unfold the laundry and load loosely in the drum. Mixing both large and...
  • Page 16 How to wash correctly F Select an extra option(s) Water plus The water level in the main wash and the rinses will be increased if the Water plus option is selected. However, you can select other settings for Water plus . These are described in "Programmable functions".
  • Page 17 G Add detergent It is important to dispense the correct amount, because ..too little detergent results in: – Laundry not getting properly clean and with time it may become grey and hard to the touch.
  • Page 18: Start The Programme

    I Remove the laundry when the programme has finished In the anti-crease phase after the programme has finished, the following ^ Check the folds in the door seal for will appear alternately in the display: any small articles, e.g. buttons which might be lodged there.
  • Page 19: Spinning

    Rinse and interim spin drain away. Press the Door button again to open the door. There is a spin after the main wash and between the rinses. A reduction in the To omit rinse and interim spin and final spin speed will also reduce the the final spin (No u) interim spin speed.
  • Page 20: Programme Chart

    40°C Max. load 2.0 kg Fabric Machine-washable or hand-washable wool or wool blend fabrics. If the care label does not specify a temperature, wash using the cold setting. Also suitable for hand-washable silks. Reduce the spin speed. Express 76 cold to 40°C...
  • Page 21 Max. load 2.0 kg Notes – Wash denim inside out. – Denim often contains excess dye and will run during the first few washes. Wash light and dark coloured items separately. Extra options Short, Water plus, Pre-wash Max. load 3.0 kg Dark garments cold to 40°C...
  • Page 22: Programme Sequence

    – – – – – d = Low water level a= Normal wash rhythm ( = Medium water level b= Gentle action e = High water level c= Woollens See the following pages for more information about the programme sequences.
  • Page 23 This means that programme cycles and durations programme, the drum continues to turn can vary. at intervals for up to 30 minutes to help prevent creasing. The door can be The programme sequences outlined in opened and laundry removed at any the chart are based on the basic time during the anti-crease phase.
  • Page 24: Garment Care Label Symbols

    Garment care label symbols Washing Ironing The figure quoted in the bucket is the The number of dots indicates the maximum temperature the garment ironing temperature can be washed at. The number of Hot iron (max sole plate temp. bars under the symbol indicates the approx.
  • Page 25: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Cancelling a programme Changing a programme You can cancel a programme at any After the start of a programme it is no time after it has started. longer possible to select a different programme. ^ Press the Start/Stop button.
  • Page 26: Adding Or Removing Laundry After A Programme Has Started

    Adding or removing laundry Safety lock after a programme has started The safety lock prevents the machine ^ Press the Door button to open the from being opened, the programme drum door. from being cancelled or the machine from being switched off during a ^ Add or remove items.
  • Page 27: Detergent

    Use dispensing aids, e.g. balls, if these are supplied with the detergent. Tablets are suitable for full loads, but note that it may be impractical to reduce tablets for smaller loads. Some tablets do not dissolve as rapidly as others, and may not be suitable for programmes with short durations.
  • Page 28: Water Softeners

    Detergent Water softeners The right amount to dispense will depend on the following: A water softener can be used to cut down on the use of detergents in hard – The quantity of laundry water areas. Dispense according to the –...
  • Page 29: Fabric Conditioners And Liquid Starch

    Do not use powder starch drying. formulations or viscous liquid starch in the § compartment as it will clog Starch stiffens and gives body to items of laundry, e.g. shirts, tablecloths and bed Colour run and dye removers / linen.
  • Page 30: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Extra cleaning Disconnect the machine from the Carry out a hot wash (70°C or above) mains electricity supply and with powder detergent approx. every 6 withdraw the plug from the socket weeks to help prevent deposits building before cleaning the machine.
  • Page 31: Cleaning The Siphon And Conditioner Channel

    § and rinse under warm running water. Clean the siphon tube in the same way. 2. Replace the siphon. ^ Use a bottle brush to remove detergent residues and limescale from the jets inside the detergent dispenser drawer housing.
  • Page 32: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filters

    These filters should be checked every and unscrew. six months or so, or more often if there are frequent interruptions to the water supply. To clean the filter in the union in the open end of the inlet hose: ^ First turn off the stopcock.
  • Page 33: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide With the help of the following notes, minor faults in the performance of the machine, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be put right without contacting the Service Department. Repair work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by a suitably qualified person in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 34: Fault Messages In The Display

    Use less detergent next time Chk detergent built up during and follow the manufacturer's flashes in the display. washing. instructions on dosage given on the packaging. A To switch off the fault message: Switch the machine off with I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 35: General Problems

    "Installation and connection"). The pump makes This is not a fault! These noises occur at the end of strange noises. a pump sequence as a normal part of the operation. Large amounts of The water pressure is –...
  • Page 36: An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    White residues The detergent – Try and brush off the residues which look like contained compounds with a soft brush once the powder detergent (zeolites) to aid water laundry is dry.
  • Page 37: The Drum Door Does Not Open When You Press The Door Button

    There is still water in the Clean the drain filter and drain pump as described drum and the machine is in the next section. unable to drain. For safety reasons the drum door cannot be opened if the suds temperature is higher than 55°C.
  • Page 38: Failure

    If the drain outlet is blocked, up to and/or power failure 25 litres of water will be retained in the machine. ^ Switch the washing machine off. There is a lever behind the detergent Caution: if laundry has been drawer fascia panel.
  • Page 39: Opening Drum Door

    ^ Remove any foreign objects (e.g. buttons, coins, etc.) and fluff from the filter housing. Turn the impeller by hand to check that it rotates freely. Any foreign object causing an obstruction should be removed. ^ Put the drain filter back in place and secure.
  • Page 40: After Sales Service

    After sales service Repairs Future updates (PC) In the event of any faults which you The indicator light marked PC is the cannot remedy yourself, please interface used by Miele service contact: technicians during servicing work for testing purposes and for updating the –...
  • Page 41: Installation And Connection

    Control panel pressure of at least 7,000 kPa) i Drum door b Electricity supply cable j Access to drain filter, drain pump c - f Flexible drain hose (with and emergency release detachable swivel elbow) k Four height adjustable feet...
  • Page 42: Rear View

    Rear view a Protruding lid for holding when e Transit bar covers moving the machine f Restraining clip for inlet hose and b Electricity supply cable drain hose c Inlet hose (tested to withstand g Restraining clips for transit bars...
  • Page 43: Installation Surface

    surface.
  • Page 44 Installation and connection ^ Using the spanner supplied, turn the ^ Turn the right-hand transit bar 90°, left-hand transit bar 90°, then then ^ withdraw the transit bar. ^ withdraw the transit bar.
  • Page 45: Re-Fitting The Transit Bars

    ^ Fit the covers onto the two holes. Then plug the holes as shown with the caps. ^ Secure the transit bars to the back of the washing machine. Make sure that holes b are fitted over retainers a.
  • Page 46: Levelling The Machine

    Installation and connection Levelling the machine The machine must stand perfectly level on all four feet to ensure safe and proper operation. ^ Using the spanner supplied turn counter nut 2 in a clockwise direction. Then turn counter nut 2 together with foot 1 to unscrew.
  • Page 47: Building Under A Worktop

    Dealer or the This washing machine can be pushed Miele Spare Parts Department. under a worktop with its lid in place, providing the worktop is high enough. Please note: a Safety distance to wall:...
  • Page 48: The Miele Water Protection System

    The Miele water protection – Overflow protection system This prevents the washing machine taking in too much water. If the water The Miele water protection system level exceeds a certain level, the protects the washing machine from drain pump switches in and pumps water damage.
  • Page 49: Connection To The Water Supply

    Installation and connection Connection to the water supply In order to protect the water inlet valve, the two dirt filters - one in the The machine should be connected to a open end of the inlet hose, one at mains water supply in accordance with local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 50: Connection To The Drainage System

    The swivel elbow – Make sure that the water can drain at the end of the hose can be turned in away freely without hindrance. either direction, or can be detached if Otherwise there is a risk of water required, with a sharp twist and pull.
  • Page 51: Electrical Connection U.k

    The regulations (BS 7671 in the UK).
  • Page 52: Consumption Data

    Note for test institutes: EN 60456 test programme Short programme for test institutes; the Short extra option must be selected. Consumption data can vary from the nominal values given depending on water pressure, water hardness, water inlet temperature, room temperature, type and volume of load, fluctuations in the electricity supply and any extra options selected.
  • Page 53: Technical Data

    595 mm Depth 634 mm Depth with door open 1074 mm Weight 99 kg Maximum floor load 1,600 Newton (approx. 160 kg) Capacity 5 kg dry laundry Voltage see data plate Connected load see data plate Fuse rating see data plate/plug Consumption data see "Consumption data"...
  • Page 54 Programmable functions for changing default settings The programmable functions are used to alter the machine's electronics to suit changing requirements. Programmable functions can be altered at any time.
  • Page 55: Programmable Functions

    C As soon as . . . H Turn the programme selector until Language F... Back appears in the display..appears in the display, release I Press the Start/Stop button. the Start/Stop button. Language To select a programmable function...
  • Page 56: Water Plus

    Water + (the machine is delivered too hard after they have been dried. with this option selected) Gentle action can be activated for the The water level is increased in the wash Cottons and the Minimum iron and rinse stages. programmes.
  • Page 57: Code

    When the code has been activated, you have to enter a code after switching the Once the machine is switched off, it washing machine on. Otherwise the can only be used again if the code is washing machine cannot be operated. entered. Code ...
  • Page 58: Temperature Unit

    Rinse hold is reached. The machine is delivered with the display brightness on setting 5. There are two volumes: This will change as soon as a different setting is chosen. Normal (the machine is delivered with this Contrast option as the default setting.)
  • Page 59: Standby Display

    Pressing one of the buttons switches the display back on again. You can also choose whether you want the display to go out 10 minutes after a programme has started or to remain visible throughout the programme. The standby function is switched on.
  • Page 60 Alteration rights reserved/2606/W 1512 M.-Nr. 06 760 850 / 02 en - GB...

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