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Electrolux ESL 6251 User Information

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ESL 6251
822 612 669-00-300905-03



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  • Page 1 User information ESL 6251 822 612 669-00-300905-03...
  • Page 2 Dear Customer, Please read these user instructions carefully and keep them to refer to later. Please pass the user instructions on to any future owner of the appliance. The following symbols are used in the text: Safety instructions Warning! Notes that concern your personal safety.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Connecting the dishwasher ........
  • Page 4: Operating Instructions

    • Never sit or stand on the open door. • If the dishwasher is located in a room where there may be a frost, remove the connection hose from the tap after each use of the dishwasher.
  • Page 5: Diagram Of Appliance

    Water softener unit. Salt Container Detergent Dispenser Rinse aid dispenser Control panel Rating plate Filters Control Panel To use the appliance, always open the dishwasher door first. ON/OFF button The ON/OFF button is used to turn the dishwasher on and off.
  • Page 6 – what type of error has occurred with the dishwash- The control indicators have the following meanings: Refill with dishwasher salt Refill with rinse aid Turn on the tap 1) These control indicators are never illuminated while a dish- washing cycle is running.
  • Page 7: Prior To Using For The First Time

    The dishwasher must be switched off. Setting manually: 1. Open the dishwasher door. 2. Remove the lower basket from the dishwasher. 3. Turn water hardness dial on the left wall of the dishwasher interior to O or 1 (see table).
  • Page 8 5. When the hardness setting is correct, press the ON/OFF button. The hardness setting is now saved. If the water softener is set electronically to “1”, this switches off the control indicator for dishwasher salt. Water hardness °d mmol/l 12.5 below 4 below 0.7...
  • Page 9: Adding Dishwasher Salt

    If you do not use 3 in1 detergent, fill up with dish- washer salt: – Before using the dishwasher for the first time. – When the control indicator for dishwasher salt is il- luminated on the control panel. 1. Open the door and remove the lower basket.
  • Page 10: Filling Up With Rinse Aid

    If you do not use 3in1 detergent, fill up with rinse aid: – Before using the dishwasher for the first time. – When the control indicator for rinse aid is illuminat- ed on the control panel.
  • Page 11: Setting The Amount Of Rinse Aid Required

    The dosage can be set from 1-6. The dosage is pre-set to “4” in the factory. 1. Open the dishwasher door. 2. Press the release button on the rinse aid compart- ment. 3. Open the cover.
  • Page 12: Activating/Deactivating The Acoustic Signal

    Activating/deactivating the acoustic signal In addition to the optical display (e.g. indicating the end of the cycle, errors) you can also choose to set an acoustic signal. 1. Press the ON/OFF button. If the LED indicator of only one programme button is illuminated, this wash programme has been activated.
  • Page 13: In Daily Use

    • Only wash stoneware in the dishwasher if it is specifically marked by the manufacturer as being dishwasher-safe. • Glazed patterns may fade if washed very frequently in the dishwasher.
  • Page 14: Loading Cutlery

    Loading cutlery Warning: Sharp knives and other items of cut- lery with sharp edges must be laid in the cut- lery rack or in the upper basket because of the risk of injury. To ensure that all items of cutlery in the cutlery bas- ket can be reached by the water, you should: 1.
  • Page 15 Cups, Glasses, Coffee Service Load smaller, fragile crockery and long, sharp cutlery in the upper basket. • Arrange items of crockery on and under the folding cup racks so that they are offset from each other and water can reach all items. •...
  • Page 16: 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 baskets can also be adjusted when they are loaded. Depending on the model, your appliance is provided with one of the following types of upper basket: Type 1 Raising / Lowering the upper basket 1.
  • Page 17: Adding Detergent

    Adding Detergent Detergents remove the dirt from dishes and cutlery. The detergent must be added before the cycle starts. Only use detergent intended for domestic dishwashers. The detergent compartment is located on the inside of the door. 1. If the lid is closed: Press the release button.
  • Page 18: Using 3In1 Detergents

    Concentrated detergents Today’s detergents for dishwashers are almost ex- clusively low-alkaline concentrated detergents with natural enzymes in tablet or powder form. Using 50°C dishwashing cycles in conjunction with these concentrated detergents reduces pollution and is good for your dishes, as these dishwashing cycles are specially matched to the dirt-dissolving properties of the enzymes in concentrated detergents.
  • Page 19: Selecting The Dishwashing Cycle (Cycle Table)

    All types of dish- (cold) 1) In all dishwasher programmes with a *, during the final rinse the temperture is raised to 68° for 10 minutes to hygienically clean e.g. plastic chopping boards or jam jars. 2) The consumption values were obtained under standardised conditions. They depend on how full the baskets for the dishes are.
  • Page 20: Selecting A Programme

    Selecting a programme When your dishes look like this, select: an intensive programme. a normal or energy-saving programme. a short programme (e.g. 30 minute programme).
  • Page 21: Starting A Dishwashing Cycle

    Interrupt a dishwashing cycle that is in progress if it is absolutely necessary. Interrupting the dishwashing pro- gramme by opening the dishwasher door Hot steam may escape when the door is opened. There is a risk of scalding. 1. Open the door carefully. The dishwashing cycle will stop.
  • Page 22: Setting The Delay Timer

    If the acoustic signal has been enabled, a continuous tone will sound for 15 seconds at the end of the dish- washing cycle. If the dishwasher door is not opened, the acoustic signal sounds again after 3 and 6 minutes. Carefully open the door. Hot steam may es- cape.
  • Page 23: Care And Cleaning

    Care and cleaning Do not use furniture care products or aggres- sive cleaners. • When necessary, clean the dishwasher’s controls with a soft cloth. • Occasionally check the internal dispensers, door seal and water inlet filter (if fitted) for dirt and clean them, if necessary.
  • Page 24 Cleaning the spray arm jets Regularly check the jets in the spray arms for blockages. When cleaning is necessary, re- move spray arm from the fixture and clean jets with a pointed object (wire or needle). Then rinse out the spray arm using a strong jet of water.
  • Page 25 Bottom spray arm 1. To remove bottom spray arm, pull it upwards out of its catch. 2. Clean spray arm jets. 3. Place bottom spray arm back in position against connecting piece and press down firmly, until you feel it snap into place.
  • Page 26: What To Do If

    What to do if... Remedying small malfunc- tions If the acoustic signal is activated, warning tones sound if there are faults. If one of the following fault codes is displayed in the multi-display during operation: – Fault codeÅ 10 (Problems with water inlet), –...
  • Page 27 Possible cause The mains plug is not plugged in. A fuse in the house’s wiring system is defective. For dishwasher models with a delay start timer: A start time has been selected. The dishwashing compartment is made from rust-free stainless steel.
  • Page 28: If The Dishwashing Results Are Not Satisfactory

    • The drain hose is incorrectly positioned. • Pollutants from the water in the dishwasher can block the jets in the spray arms. You have the op- tion of removing the spray arms from their fixture for cleaning (see section “Care and Cleaning”).
  • Page 29: Disposal

    Disposal Packaging material The packaging materials are environmentally friendly and can be recycled. The plastic com- ponents are identified by markings, e.g. >PE<, >PS<, etc. Please dispose of the packaging materials in the appropriate container at your local waste disposal facilities. Old appliance The symbol on the product or on its pack-...
  • Page 30: Technical Data

    Technical data Capacity: Permitted water pressure: Electrical connection: Total output Dishwashers that can be fully integrated Dimensions: Max. weight: This appliance conforms with the following EU Directives: – 73/23/EEC dated 19.02.1973 Low Voltage Direc- tive – 89/336/EEC dated 03.05.1989 EMC Directive in- clusive of Amending Directive 92/31/EEC –...
  • Page 31: Notes For Test Institutes

    Notes for Test Institutes Testing in accordance with EN 60704 must be car- ried out with the appliance fully loaded and using the test cycle (see “Cycle Table”). Tests in accordance with EN 50242 must be car- ried out when the salt dispenser in the water softener and the rinse aid dispenser have been filled with salt and rinse aid respectively, and using the test cycle (see “Cycle Table”).
  • Page 32: Installation And Connection Instructions

    In the case of damage, please contact your supplier. • Never use the dishwasher if the mains cable, water inlet or drain hose are damaged; or if the control panel, work top or plinth area are damaged such that the inside of the appliance is freely accessible.
  • Page 33: Installing The Dishwasher

    Installing the Dishwasher • The dishwasher must be installed on a firm floor and adjusted to ensure that it is stable and level in all directions. • To compensate for unevenness in the floor and to match the height of the appliance to that of sur- rounding units, extend the threaded feet using a screwdriver.
  • Page 34: Connecting The Dishwasher

    Connecting the dishwasher Connecting to the water supply • The dishwasher can be connected to cold and hot water supplies up to max. 60°C. • The dishwasher must not be connected to open hot water appliances or instantaneous water heat- ers.
  • Page 35: Water Drainage

    Water drainage if the dishwasher is built- in at high level If the dishwasher is installed at a high level, and the drain hose connection is less than 30 cm from the lower edge...
  • Page 36: Electrical Connection

    Before switching on make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the appli- ance 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 37: Connecting Systems

    Connecting systems The water inlet hose, drain hose and the mains cable must all be connected to the side of the dishwasher as there is no space for them behind the appliance. 2 connection pieces 45° or straight, outer ø 19 mm, length 30 mm...
  • Page 38: Warranty Conditions

    Warranty 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 ap- pliance, or for further information on Electrolux prod- ucts please contact our Customer Care Department 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...