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Miele W 3364 WPS Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions
for Washing machine
W 3364 WPS
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. 06 750 500



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  • Page 1 Operating instructions for Washing machine W 3364 WPS 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. 06 750 500...
  • 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 ........30...
  • Page 5 Screwing out and adjusting the feet ....... . . 48...
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Before connecting the machine, – it is switched off at the wall socket ensure that the connection data on and the plug is withdrawn, or the data plate match the mains electricity supply. If in any doubt, –...
  • Page 7 "Installation"). During spinning, a transit Faulty components must only be fitting which is still in place may result in replaced by genuine Miele original damage to both the machine and spare parts. Only when these parts are adjacent furniture or appliances.
  • Page 8: Disposal Of Your Old Machine

    If, however, the risk of injury do not allow you do wish to descale the machine children to play on or near it or to play only use proprietary non-corrosive with the controls. Supervise its use by...
  • Page 9: Description Of The Machine

    I-On/0-Off button Use the top button to select either For switching the machine on or off the Short , Pre-wash , or Soak option. or interrupting a programme Use the lower button to select the j Door button Water plus option.
  • Page 10 – delay start delay start time is more than 10 hours, it – the programmable functions will count down by the hour. If it is less than 9 hours and 59 minutes it will Programme duration count down minute by minute.
  • Page 11: Before Using For The First Time

    For safety reasons spinning is not possible until the machine has been prepared for using for the first time. To activate the spinning function you must run a wash programme without laundry and without detergent.
  • Page 12: Washing Environmentally And Economically

    Washing environmentally and economically Energy and water consumption Detergent – Water consumption and energy – Do not exceed the amounts of usage are determined by the size of detergent recommended by the the load. manufacturer on the packaging. To make the most out of your –...
  • Page 13: 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 14 Finish position. ^ Press the Door button to open the drum door. ^ Press the Start button to set the delay ^ Unfold the laundry and load loosely start time. in the drum. Mixing both large and...
  • Page 15 G Select a spin speed Each press of the top button selects the additional options in the following order: Short , Pre-wash , Soak , or no option. Use the lower button to select the Water plus option. ^ Press the "Spin" button repeatedly until the indicator light for the spin speed you want comes on.
  • Page 16 H Add detergent It is important to dispense the correct amount, because ..too little detergent results in: – Laundry not getting properly clean and and in time becoming grey and hard to the touch.
  • Page 17 ^ Press the flashing Start button. If a delay start time has been selected, then this will count down in the display. At the end of the delay start time or im- mediately after the programme has started (if no delay start time has been selected) the estimated programme duration will appear in the display.
  • Page 18: Additional Options

    See "Programmable functions - Water plus system". For light to nomal soiling with no The machine is set at the factory so that visible staining. the water level in the main wash and The duration of the main wash is rinses will be increased if the Water reduced.
  • Page 19: Spinning

    To omit rinse and interim spin and Rinse and interim spin the final spin There is a spin after the main wash and ^ Select the Without spin setting. The between the rinses. A reduction in the laundry is not spun after the final final spin speed will also reduce the interim spin speed.
  • Page 20: Delay Start

    With delay start you can choose when To alter Delay start you want the programme to start. The It is not possible to alter the Delay start start of a programme can be delayed time after the programme has been from 30 minutes up to a maximum of 24 selected.
  • Page 21: Programme Chart

    Additional options Short or Pre-wash or Soak Notes – Dust in curtains usually makes using a programme with Pre-wash advisable. – For curtains which crease easily, reduce the spin speed or select Without spin. Automatic 40°C 72 Max. load 3.5 kg...
  • Page 22 When using starch, laundry should be washed but not treated with fabric conditioner. During the final spin the 1300 rpm indicator light will come on. However, to protect the laundry, the machine will only spin at 1200 rpm during this spin.
  • Page 23: 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 indicate the approx.
  • Page 24: Programme Sequence

    – – Starch d = Low water level a= Normal wash rhythm ( = Medium water level b= Gentle action e = High water level c= Woollens d= Silks See the following page for more information about the programme sequences.
  • Page 25 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 26: 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. If the programme selector...
  • Page 27: Adding Or Removing Laundry After A Programme Has Started

    Changing the programme sequence Adding or removing laundry after a programme has started ^ Press the Door button in until the drum door springs open. ^ Add or remove items. ^ Close the door. The programme will continue automatically. Please note:...
  • Page 28: 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 29: 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 30: Fabric Conditioners And Liquid Starch

    Do not add powder starch bed linen. formulations or viscous liquid starch to the § compartment as it will clog Automatic dispensing of fabric up. See below. conditioner or liquid starch to laundry at the end of a programme...
  • Page 31: 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 32 ^ Clean the siphon. 1. Remove the siphon from compartment § and rinse under ^ Use a bottle brush to remove warm running water. Clean the detergent residues and limescale siphon tube in the same way. from the jets inside the detergent dispenser drawer housing.
  • Page 33: Cleaning The Filter In The Water Inlet

    ^ Using pointed pliers, take hold of the plastic filter bar 2 and remove. ^ Clean the plastic filter. ^ Put the filter and seal back in the reverse order and reconnect the hose. Turn on the stopcock and check the connection is watertight.
  • Page 34: 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 local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 35: The Wash Programme Stops And A Fault Indicator Light Comes On

    If the fault indicator occurs flashing. "– – –" appears again, contact the Service in the display. Department. A To switch off the fault indicator: switch the washing machine off with the I-On/0-Off button and turn the programme selector to d Finish .
  • Page 36: A Fault Indicator Light Comes On But The Wash Programme Continues As Normal

    Turn the programme indicator light is flashing. selector back to the programme previously chosen. A To switch off the fault indicator: switch the washing machine off with the I-On/0-Off button and turn the programme selector to d Finish .
  • Page 37: General Problems

    "Installation"). 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 38: 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 39: The Drum Door Does Not Open When You Press The Door Button

    There is still water in the Clean the drain filter and the drain pump as described in the next section. drum and the machine is unable to drain. For safety reasons the drum door cannot be opened if the suds temperature is higher than 55°C.
  • Page 40: Opening The Drum Door In The Event Of A Blocked Drain Outlet And/Or Power 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 41 ^ 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 42: After Sales Service

    After sales service In the event of any faults which you Future updates (PC) cannot remedy yourself, please The indicator light marked PC is the contact: interface used by Miele service – your Miele Dealer or technicians during servicing work for testing purposes and for updating the –...
  • Page 43: Installation And Connection

    Inlet hose with "Waterproof" system h Detergent dispenser drawer b Electricity supply cable i Drum door c - f Flexible drain hose (with j Access to drain filter, drain pump detachable swivel elbow) and emergency release k Handle recesses for moving the...
  • Page 44: 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 with "Waterproof" system g Restraining clips for transit bars...
  • Page 45: Installation Surface

  • Page 46 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 47: Re-Fitting The Transit Bars

    (e.g.when moving house). Re-fitting the transit bars Re-fitting is carried out by reversing the ^ Fit the covers on to the two holes. procedure. Then plug the holes as shown with the caps. ^ Secure the transit bars to the back of the washing machine.
  • Page 48: 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 49: Building Under A Continuous Worktop/In A Kitchen Run

    Building under a continuous worktop/in a kitchen run If you wish to push your machine under a worktop and there is space to do this without removing the lid, the conversion kit is not necessary. Otherwise the conversion kit is essential.
  • Page 50: The Miele Waterproof System

    – Sump damage. Any leaking water is collected in a The system consists of three main sump in the base of the machine. A components: float switches off the safety valves, preventing any more water from 1) the inlet hose...
  • Page 51: Connection To The Water Supply

    100 reaching it. and 1,000 kPa (1-10 bar). If it is higher than 1,000 kPa it is essential to fit a pressure reducing valve. Connection to the mains water supply...
  • Page 52 Only use a Miele Waterproof system hose should you need a replacement. In order to protect the water inlet valve, the dirt filter in the water inlet valve connection must not be removed. Extension hose A 1.5 metre long (metal) extension hose...
  • Page 53: 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 54: Electrical Connection U.k

    The regulations (BS 7671 in the UK).
  • Page 55: Consumption Data

    Short programme for test institutes; the Short additional 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 additional options...
  • Page 56: Technical Data

    595 mm Depth 580 mm Depth with door open 975 mm Weight 94 kg Maximum floor load 1600 Newton (approx. 160 kg) Capacity 6 kg dry laundry Voltage see data plate Connected load see data plate Fuse rating see data plate / plug Consumption data see "Consumption data"...
  • Page 57 Programmable functions for changing default settings The programmable functions can be used to tailor washing programmes to suit your individual requirements.
  • Page 58: Programmable Functions

    Water plus system C Wait until the Start button indicator light comes on . . . This is used to select the water intake D . . . and then release the Start setting for the Water plus additional button. option.
  • Page 59: Gentle Action

    Follow steps A to G to programme and store in memory. F Press the Start button to change the display from 0 to 1 or from 1 to 0. Before you begin, first ensure that: G Switch the machine off with the I-On/ –...
  • Page 60: Suds Cooling For Cottons

    Suds cooling option for Cottons F Press the Start button to change the deactivated. display from 0 to 1 or from 1 to 0. G Switch the machine off with the I-On/ Follow steps A to G to programme 0-Off button.
  • Page 61: Memory Function

    – The washing machine is switched off. F Press the Start button to change the – The machine is properly closed. display from 0 to 1 or from 1 to 0. – Make sure that the programme G Switch the machine off with the I-On/ selector is at the d Finish position.
  • Page 62: Soak Duration

    Finish position. 1 = the soak time is 2 hours (default setting) 2 = the soak time is 1 hour 30 minutes 3 = the soak time is 1 hour 4 = the soak time is 30 minutes G Switch the machine off with the I-On/ 0-Off button.
  • Page 64 Alteration rights reserved/2606/W 3364 WPS M.-Nr. 06 750 500 / 01 en - GB...