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Electrolux ESL 6225 User Instructions

Electrolux ESL 6225 User Instructions

Electrolux dishwasher user instructions
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ESL 6225
ANC 822 960 474 - 00 - 0303


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  • Page 1 U s e r I n s t r u c t i o n s ESL 6225 ANC 822 960 474 - 00 - 0303...
  • Page 2 Service Force Centre. In this respect please read the "Service and Spare Parts"section at the rear of these user instructions. Your dishwasher is fitted with the new "PULSE WASH" wash system With this wash system, the motor speed...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ... there are problems when operating the dishwasher........
  • Page 4 Connecting the Dishwasher ........
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions The safety aspects of ELECTROLUX electrical appli- ances comply with accepted technical standards and the German Appliance Safety Law. Nevertheless, as a manufacturer we consider it our obligation to make you aware of the following safety information: Installation, Connection and Plac- ing into Operation •...
  • Page 6: Disposal

    Disposal of old appliances As and when you cease to use your dishwasher, please take it to a recycling centre or to your dealer who will, for a small contribution to the costs, dispose of it for you.
  • Page 7: Appliance Features, Display And Control Panel

    Appliance Features, Display and Control Panel Top Spray Nozzle Rubber Seal for Connecting the Water Feed to the Upper Spray Arm Spray Arms Container for Special Salt Water hardness switch Container for Rinse Aid Detergent Dispenser Display and Control Panel Filters Rating plate...
  • Page 8: Display And Control Panel

    Display and control panel Function buttons Function buttons: In addition to the dishwashing cycle, the following functions can also be set with the help of these buttons: Function button 1 Setting the water softener Function button 2 - not programmed - Activating/deactivating the Function button 3 acoustic signal...
  • Page 9: Water Softener

    To avoid scale deposits on the dishes and in the dish- washer, the dishes must be washed with soft water, i.e. water with a low lime content. The dishwasher therefore has a built-in water softener, in which tap water with a hardness of 4°d (German degree) and harder is softened with the aid of special salt.
  • Page 10 Setting electronically: 5. Press the ON/OFF button. The LED indicators for all the buttons in the con- trol panel that are now able to be selected will become illuminated. If the only LED indicator illuminated is one that belongs to a programme button, this means that this dishwashing cycle has been activated.
  • Page 11: Special Salt For The Water Softener

    Special salt for the water softener If the water hardness in your area is less than 4 °d, then the water in your dishwasher does not need to be softened and you do not need to use special salt or salt substitute.
  • Page 12: Adding Special Salt

    Adding special salt If you are using dishwasher detergent and special salt separately, add the special salt: • Before using the dishwasher for the first time. • When the indicator for special salt is illumi- nated on the control panel.
  • Page 13: Rinse Aid

    Rinse aid can be added in one of two ways: • If you are using dishwasher detergent that already contains rinse aid, the detergent including the rinse aid is put into the detergent compartment.
  • Page 14: Adding Rinse Aid

    Adding rinse aid If you are using dishwasher detergent and rinse aid separately, add the rinse aid: – Before using the dishwasher for the first time. – When the H indicator on the control panel is illuminated. The rinse aid compartment is on the inside of the dishwasher door.
  • Page 15: Activating/Deactivating The Acoustic Signal

    Activating/deactivating the acoustic signal The acoustic signal can indicate acoustically: – at which water hardness the water softener is set. – when a dishwashing cycle has finished. – when an error has occurred with the dish- washer. You can switch on/off the acoustic signal in the follow- ing way: 1.
  • Page 16: In Daily Use

    – Do not lay small objects (e.g. lids) in the cutlery basket. are of limited suitability: – Only wash stoneware in the dishwasher if it is spe- cifically marked as being dishwasher-safe by the manufacturer. – Glazed patterns may fade if machine washed fre- quently.
  • Page 17: Loading Cutlery

    To ensure that all items of cutlery are completely washed, you should 1. Place the grid insert on the cutlery basket. 2. Place short knives, forks and spoons in the grid insert with their handles pointing downwards. Some models of dishwasher have cutlery baskets without a cutlery grid.
  • Page 18: Loading Pans, Frying Pans And Large Plates

    Large Plates Load large and heavily soiled dishes in the lower bas- ket (Plates up to 29cm in diameter). Your dishwasher has one of the following two types of lower basket: Type 1: The rear plate insert in the lower...
  • Page 19: Loading Cups, Glasses And Coffee Services

    Loading Cups, Glasses and Coffee Services Load small, delicate items and long pointed cutlery in the upper basket. • Arrange plates and dishes offset on and under the folding cup racks so that washing water can reach all items. • The cup racks can be folded up out of the way for tall items.
  • Page 20: Filling With Detergent

    Filling with Detergent Only use dishwasher detergent. Fill with detergent: Prior to the start of a wash programme (not for the pre wash programme). The detergent is released into the wash water during the programme. Please observe the manufacturer's dosing and storage recommendations as stated on the detergent packaging.
  • Page 21: Use Of "3 In 1"/ Combi Detergent Tablets

    Readjust the waterhardness setting again accord- ing to the conditions for your region (as per the instruction manual). Concentrated Detergent Based on their chemical composition, dishwasher detergents can be split into two basic types: – conventional, alkaline detergents with caus- tic components.
  • Page 22: Selecting The Wash Programme (Programme Table)

    Selecting the Wash Programme (Programme Table) Choose the most suitable wash programme with the aid of this table: Type of Dishes: in addition: – Type of heavily soiling; Soiling: dried on left-overs, particularly egg white and thickeners Suitable Wash Programme: Press pro- gramme button: Programme...
  • Page 23: Starting A Dishwashing Cycle

    Starting a dishwashing cycle 1. Check that the dishes and cutlery are stacked in the dishwasher in such a way that the spray arms are free to rotate. 2. Turn on the tap fully. 3. Press the ON/OFF button. The LED indicators for all the buttons in the con- trol panel that are now able to be selected will become illuminated.
  • Page 24: Switching Off The Dishwasher

    2. Switch off the dishwasher by pressing the ON/ OFF button. All display indicators will go out. If you do not switch off the dishwasher, the acous- tic signal will sound again 3 minutes later and 6 minutes later. Unload the dishes •...
  • Page 25: Care And Cleaning

    1. Open the door, remove the lower basket. 2. The dishwasher filter system comprises a coarse/ fine filter, microfilter and a flat filter. Unlock the fil- ter system using the handle on the microfilter, and remove.
  • Page 26: What To Do If

    What to do if ... Try to rectify minor faults on the dishwasher with the aid of the instructions given here. If you call in cus- tomer service to resolve one of the malfunctions listed here, or rectify an error made in the operation ...Error messages are displayed.
  • Page 27: There Are Problems When Operating The Dishwasher

    ... there are problems when operating the dishwasher. Fault The dishwasher door has not been closed properly. The mains plug is not plugged in. The fuse has blown in the household fuse box. The programme does not start. For dishwasher models with delay start timer: Delay start has been selected.
  • Page 28: Technical Data

    Pressure: Electrical Connection: Information on the electrical connection is given on the rating plate on the inner edge of the dishwasher door on the right. Dishwasher: Free-Standing Appliances Dimensions: 850 x 600 x 600 (H x B x D in mm) Max.
  • Page 29: 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 pro- gramme (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 30 Sample loading arrangement: Cutlery basket Some dishwasher models have cutlery baskets with- out a grid insert.
  • Page 31: Installation And Connection Instructions

    INSTALLATION AND CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS Installing the Dishwasher • The dishwasher must be installed on a firm floor and adjusted to ensure that it is stable and level. • To compensate for unevenness in the floor and to match the height of the appliance to that of sur-...
  • Page 32: Connecting The Dishwasher

    Connecting the Dishwasher Water Connection The dishwasher is fitted with safety devices that pre- vent the wash water returning into the drinking water system and comply with the applicable plumbing reg- ulations. • The dishwasher can be connected to cold and hot water supplies up to max.
  • Page 33: 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 34: Water Drain

    If the dishwasher is fitted at a high position If the dishwasher is installed at a high level, and the drainhose connection is less than 30 cm from the bot- tom of the appliance, adapter kit ET 111099520 must be fitted.
  • Page 35: 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 36: Connections

    The example plumbing and electrical installation given below can only be regarded as a recommenda- tion; the actual situation where the dishwasher is to be installed will define the exact installation (available connections, local electricity and water board regula- tions for connecting up appliances, etc.).
  • Page 37: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions Standard guarantee conditions We, Electrolux, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this Electrolux appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at...
  • Page 39: Service And Spare Parts

    Customer Care For general enquiries concerning your Electrolux appliance or for further information on Electrolux products please contact our Customer Care Depart- ment by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at
  • Page 40 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...

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