AEG FAVORIT 40740 User Instructions

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  • Page 1 FAVORIT 40740 Dishwasher User Instructions...
  • Page 2 Dear customer, Please read these user instructions carefully. Please observe the safety instructions on the first few pages of these user instructions! Please keep these user instructions for later reference. Pass them on to any subsequent owner of the appliance. The warning triangle and/or specific words (Warning!, Caution!, Important!) are used to highlight instructions that are important for your safety or for the function of the appliance.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Switching Off the Dishwasher ........
  • Page 4 Built-Under Dishwasher ........
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    • Keep all packaging away from children. • Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children’s reach. • The water in your dishwasher is not suitable for drinking. If there are still remnants of detergent in the appliance, there is a risk of burns! •...
  • Page 6: Correct Use

    • Only use detergents specifically designed for use in domestic dish- washers. • Do not put any solvents in the dishwasher. There is a risk of an explo- sion! • The anti-flood system provides dependable protection against dam- age due to leaks.
  • Page 7: Disposal

    Disposal Disposing of the Packaging Material Dispose of the dishwasher packaging material correctly. All the packag- ing materials used are harmless to the environment and can be recy- cled. • Plastic parts are marked with standard international abbreviations: –...
  • Page 8: Appliance Features And Control Panel

    Operating Instructions Appliance Features and Control Panel Top Spray Nozzle Rubber Seal for Connecting the Water Feed to the Spray Arm Spray Arms Water hardness switch Container for Salt Container for Detergent Container for Rinse Aid Filters Rating Plate...
  • Page 9: Control Panel

    Wash programme buttons Control indicators Water softener and function button: In addition to the wash pro- gramme marked, it is also possible to adjust the dishwasher's water sof- tener using a combination of these buttons. The 3 lights of the multidisplay can indicate: –...
  • Page 10: Prior To Using For The First Time

    Adjust the water softener To prevent the build up of limescale on dishes and in the dishwasher, the dishes must be washed with soft water, i.e. water with a low lime content. For this reason the dishwasher is fitted with a water softener in which tap water from a hardness of 4 °d (German degree) is softened...
  • Page 11 If you have accidentally started a programme (a LED stays on permanently), the programme must be stopped by press- ing the appropriate button. 1. The dishwasher must be switched off. 2. Manual setting: Open the door on the dishwasher.
  • Page 12: Filling With Salt For The Water Softener

    5. Clean any salt remnants on the container opening. 6. Turn the lid clockwise to the stop, otherwise dishwasher salt will leak into the wash water, this could lead to poor wash results. To avoid this run a rinse programme after filling the salt container with special salt.
  • Page 13: Rinse Aid

    Rinse aid can be added in one of two ways: • If you use the dishwasher detergent and rinse aid separately, add the rinse aid to the rinse aid container. If you opt for this method, please note that –...
  • Page 14: Filling With Rinse Aid

    Operating Instructions Filling with rinse aid If you use dishwasher detergent and rinse aid separately, fill the rinse aid container: – Prior to using the dishwasher for the first time. – When the The rinse aid compartment is on the inside of the dishwasher door.
  • Page 15: Adjusting Rinse Aid Dosing

    In Daily Use • Check the salt and rinse aid levels. • Load cutlery and dishes into the dishwasher • Fill with dishwasher detergent • Select a wash programme suitable for the cutlery and dishes • Start the wash programme...
  • Page 16: Loading Cutlery And Dishes

    – To avoid damage to glasses, they must not touch – Do not lay small objects (e.g. lids) in the cutlery rack are of limited suitability: • Only wash stoneware in the dishwasher if it is specifically marked as being dishwasher- safe by the manufacturer.
  • Page 17: Loading Cutlery

    3. For larger items of cutlery, e.g. a whisk, half of the top for the cut- lery basket can be left off. On some models of dishwasher it is possible to open the cutlery basket. To ensure that the cutlery rack...
  • Page 18: Loading Pans, Frying Pans And Large Plates

    (Plates up to 29cm in diameter). Your dishwasher has one of the following four types of lower basket: Type 1: None of the plate inserts in the lower basket can be removed Type 2: The right-hand plate inserts in the lower basket can be...
  • Page 19 Type 3: The right-hand plate inserts in the lower basket can be folded across one another To ease the loading of large items, the two right-hand plate inserts in the lower basket can be folded across one another. Type 4: The two rear plate inserts in the lower basket can be folded across one another To ease the loading of large items, the two rear plate inserts in the lower...
  • Page 20: Loading Cups, Glasses And Coffee Services

    Operating Instructions Loading Cups, Glasses and Coffee Services Load small, delicate items and long pointed cutlery in the upper basket. • Arrange items of crockery on the folding cups racks so that they are offset from each other and water can reach all items.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Height Of The Upper Basket

    Adjusting the Height of the Upper Basket With upper basket raised With upper basket lowered The height of the basket can also be adjusted when it is loaded. Lowering the Upper Basket: 1. Pull the upper basket out completely. 2. Holding the upper basket at the rear right, lift it as far as it will go and then lower it vertically.
  • Page 22: Filling With Detergent

    Please observe the manufacturer's dosing and storage recommenda- tions as stated on the detergent packaging. The detergent compartment is on the inside of the dishwasher door. 1. If the lid is closed: press release button (1). The lid springs open.
  • Page 23: Use Of "3 In 1"/ Combi Detergent Tablets

    Use of "3 in 1"/ Combi Detergent Tablets General Advice These products are tablets with combined detergent/rinse-aid and salt functions. 1. Before using these products you should first check that the water hard- ness in your supply is compatible with the use of these products as per the detergent manufacturers instructions (on the product packaging).
  • Page 24: Concentrated Detergent

    Operating Instructions Concentrated Detergent Based on their chemical composition, dishwasher detergents can be split into two basic types: – conventional, alkaline detergents with caustic components – low alkaline concentrated detergents with natural enzymes. The use of 50 °C wash programmes in conjunction with concentrated detergents reduces pollution and is good for your dishes;...
  • Page 25: Selecting The Wash Programme (Programme Table)

    13 - 15 litres 13 - 15 litres Operating Instructions Types of Dishes Used dishes that are collected in the dishwasher and are to be washed at a later point in time. Pre Wash 12 minutes < 0.1 kWh 4 litres...
  • Page 26: Start The Wash Programme

    Operating Instructions Start the wash programme 1. Check that when the dishes and cutlery are loaded in the dishwasher the spray arms are free to rotate. 2. Open the water tap fully. 3. Shut the door. 4. Press the ON/OFF button. ON/OFF button indicator comes on.
  • Page 27: Pause Function

    I. If the pause function is initiated during the drying section of the programme I the wash programme is ended. Using the pause function the dishwasher can be temporarily stopped: 1. Press the ON/OFF button. The wash programme will stop.
  • Page 28: Switching Off The Dishwasher

    • The dishes should therefore be allowed to cool down before removing them from the appliance, as hot dishes may be sensitive to knocks. • Leave the dishes in the dishwasher for approx. 15 minutes after the end of the programme so that they dry better and can cool down.
  • Page 29: Cleaning The Filter

    Dirty filters will give poor wash results. 1. Open the door, remove the lower basket. 2. The dishwasher filter system com- prises a coarse/fine filter, microfilter and a flat filter. Unlock the filter sys- tem using the handle on the microfil- ter, and remove.
  • Page 30: What To Do, If

    Operating Instructions What to do, if ... Try to rectify minor faults on the dishwasher with the aid of the instructions given here. If you call an engineer to resolve a of fault listed here, or to repair a fault caused by incorrect use or installation, a charge will be made even if the appliance is in guarantee.
  • Page 31: There Are Problems With The Operation Of The Dishwasher

    The dishes are wet and dull. – Rinse aid was not used. – The rinse aid container is empty. Possible Cause The door of the dishwasher is not closed properly. Mains plug is not plugged in. Insert mains plug. House fuse is defective.
  • Page 32: Technical Data

    1-10 bar (=10-100 N/cm = 0.1-1.0 MPa) Information on the electrical connection is given on the rating plate on the inner edge of the dishwasher door on the right. 850 x 600 x 600 (H x W x D in mm) 54 Kg 820 –...
  • Page 33: Notes For Test Institutes

    Notes for Test Institutes Testing in accordance with EN 60704 must be carried out with the appliance fully loaded and using the test programme (see Programme Table). Tests in accordance with EN 50242 must be carried out when the salt dispenser and rinse aid container have been filled with salt and rinse aid respectively and using the test programme (see Programme Table).
  • Page 34: Installation And Connection Instructions

    Free-Standing Appliances can be set up as stand-alone without additional installation. If the dishwasher is set up next to a gas or coal cooker, a heat- insulating, non-flammable plate must be mounted between the dishwasher and the cooker, flush to the top edge of the work surface (depth 57.5 cm).
  • Page 35 If the dishwasher is installed underneath a kitchen work surface, the original work surface of the dishwasher is to be removed as follows: 1. Unscrew the screws from the posi- tioning plates on the back (1). 2. Slide the appliance's work surface approx.
  • Page 36: Connecting The Dishwasher

    • The dishwasher must be connected to a cold water supply. • The dishwasher must not be connected to open hot water appliances or instantaneous water heaters. Permitted water pressure...
  • Page 37: Water Inlet Hose With Safety Valve

    If the water inlet hose starts to leak during this operation, the safety valve cuts off the running water and the draining pump in the dishwasher is switched on. Please take care when installing the water inlet hose: –...
  • Page 38: Water Drain

    If the dishwasher is fitted at a high position If the dishwasher is installed at a high level, and the drainhose connec- tion is less than 30 cm from the bottom of the appliance, adapter kit ET 111099520 must be fitted.
  • Page 39: Leak Prevention System

    Installation and Connection Instructions Leak Prevention System For protection from damage due to water leaks, the dishwasher is equipped with a leak prevention system, the AQUA CONTROL SYSTEM. In the event of a fault, the safety valve in the appliance immediately interrupts the inflow of water and the drain pump is activated.
  • Page 40: Electrical Connection

    Before switching on make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the appliance rating plate. To isolate the dishwasher from the mains, remove the mains plug. Important: The plug must still be accessible after the appliance has been installed.
  • Page 41: Connections

    Connections The water inlet and drain hoses, as well as the mains cable must be connected beside the dishwasher as there is insufficient space behind the appliance. The plumbing and electrical installation example given below can only be regarded as a recommendation.
  • Page 42: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions GUARANTEE CONDITIONS Standard guarantee conditions We, AEG, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this AEG appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty work- manship or materials, we will, at our discretion repair or replace the same FREE OF CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage on condition that: •...
  • Page 43: Service And Spare Parts

    SERVICE AND SPARE PARTS In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to pur- chase spare parts, please contact Service Force by telephoning: 08705 929 929 Your telephone call will be automatically routed to the Service Force Centre covering your post code area.
  • Page 44 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. USD 14 billion in more than 150 countries around the world.

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