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Operating instructions
for Washing machine
Allerwash W 3574 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. 06 512 090



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  • Page 1 Operating instructions for Washing machine Allerwash W 3574 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. 06 512 090...
  • Page 2: Caring For Our Environment

    Caring for our environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material or machine The transport and protective packing Electrical and electronic appliances / has been selected from materials which machines often contain materials are environmentally friendly for disposal which, if handled or disposed of and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for our environment......... . 2 Disposal of the packing material .
  • Page 4 Contents Garment care label symbols ........26 Changing the programme sequence .
  • Page 5 The Miele Waterproof system ........
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    The manufacturer is not liable for which the manufacturer cannot accept damage resulting from improper use or liability. Repairs should only be operation. undertaken by a Miele approved technician. Technical safety Ensure current is not supplied to the machine until after maintenance or Before setting up the machine, repair work has been carried out.
  • Page 7 If the connection cable is faulty it of time (e.g. holiday), especially if there must only be replaced by a Miele is no floor drain (gully) in the immediate approved service technician to protect vicinity.
  • Page 8: Disposal Of Your Old Machine

    If in children whilst you are operating the doubt, contact the Miele Customer machine. Service Dept. or your Miele Dealer. For machines with a ‘porthole’ Textiles which have been door, remember that the porthole pre-treated in solvent based...
  • Page 9: Description Of The Machine

    Description of the machine Control panel a Display g Programme selector See the following page for more For selecting the wash programme information and temperature for that programme. The programme selector can be b Delay start button turned clockwise or anti-clockwise. For delaying the start of a h Programme sequence indicator programme...
  • Page 10 Description of the machine Display Delay start The display shows: The delay start time selected will appear in the display. – the programme duration (Time left display) After the machine has started, the delay start time counts down. If the –...
  • Page 11: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Before using the machine for the first time, ensure that it is correctly installed and connected. See "Installation and connection". Also check that the drain filter is securely tightened to prevent the risk of water leaks during use.
  • 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: Tips For Allergy Sufferers

    Tips for allergy sufferers Fabrics Detergent – Wash fabrics which will be worn – Use detergents without added directly against the skin, e.g. fragrance. underwear, baby clothes, socks etc., – We recommend using detergents at a temperature of at least 60°C or which have been specially designed the maximum temperature indicated for those with sensitive skins or...
  • 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 small items gives better wash results and also helps distribute the load evenly during spinning.
  • Page 16 How to wash correctly E Select additional option(s) F Select a spin speed ^ Press the appropriate additional ^ Press the "Spin" button repeatedly option button. until the indicator light for the spin speed you want comes on. Not all the additional options are G Select Delay start (if required) suitable for every programme.
  • Page 17 How to wash correctly 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 18 How to wash correctly I Start the programme ^ 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...
  • Page 19: Additional Options

    Additional options Soak Rinse plus For heavily soiled and stained items Rinses the laundry very thoroughly. with protein stains (e.g. blood, fats A fourth rinse is introduced in the and oils, cocoa). Hygiene + , Cottons Universal and Minimum iron programmes. Duration of soak: A length of time of between 30 minutes and 6 hours can Your washing machine also has the...
  • Page 20: Spinning

    Spinning Final spin speed To omit the final spin (Rinse hold) ^ Select the Rinse hold setting. The Programme laundry will not be spun and will Hygiene + 1600 remain suspended in the final rinse Cottons Universal 1600 water. This reduces creasing if the Minimum iron laundry is not going to be removed Delicates...
  • Page 21: Delay Start

    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 started by pressing the Start button.
  • Page 22: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Hygiene + 95°C to 60°C 98 Max. load 6.0 kg Fabric Cottons and linen fabrics, which will be in direct contact with the skin, e.g. underwear, nappies, towelling, bed linen, pillow and mattress covers. Additional options Soak, Pre-wash, Intensive, Rinse plus Notes –...
  • Page 23: First Wash

    Programme chart Delicates cold to 40°C 21f Max. load 2.0 kg Fabric For delicate garments made of synthetic fibres, mixed fibres, rayon and easy care cottons. Curtains, including net curtains, specified as machine-washable by the manufacturer. Additional options Soak, Pre-wash, Intensive Notes –...
  • Page 24: Programme Sequence

    Programme sequence Main wash Rinses Spinning Water Wash Water Rinses Spinning Final spin level rhythm level Hygiene + CottonsUniversal Minimum iron Delicates – Silks – Woollens Express First wash Pillows hygiene – Drain/Spin – – – – – d = Low water level a= Normal wash rhythm ( = Medium water level b= Gentle action...
  • Page 25 Programme sequence This washing machine has fully Special features in the programme electronic controls with automatic load sequences: recognition. It takes in the right amount Anti-crease: of water required for the programme depending on the amount of laundry At the end of every programme, with the exception of the Woollens and its absorbency rate.
  • Page 26: Garment Care Label Symbols

    Garment care label symbols Hand wash (If no temperature is specified use the lowest temperature or cold) Do not wash apf Dry clean Do not dry clean Clean professionally Suitable for chlorine bleaching Do not use chlorine bleach Tumble dry At normal temperature At low temperature Do not tumble dry...
  • Page 27: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Altering a programme A programme cannot be cancelled After the start of a programme it is no or changed if programme locking is longer possible to select a different activated. programme. If the programme selector is moved, the Anti-crease/Finish Cancelling a programme indicator light will start flashing.
  • Page 28: Adding Or Removing Laundry After A Programme Has Started

    Changing the programme sequence Adding or removing laundry Safety lock after a programme has started The safety lock prevents the machine ^ Press the Door button in until the from being opened or the drum door springs open. programme cancelled during a wash programme.
  • Page 29: Electronic System Lock

    Changing the programme sequence Electronic system lock E Next slowly turn the programme selector anti-clockwise stage by The system lock prevents your stage to Delicates cold . machine being used without your The Locked check light (lower right knowledge. on the control panel) will flash. F Then release the Pre-wash button.
  • Page 30: Detergent

    For programmes with a pre-wash you will need to purchase a special container from the Miele Spare Parts department which sits in the main wash compartment j of the detergent dispenser drawer. Add liquid detergent to this container for the main wash and to compartment i for the pre-wash.
  • Page 31: Water Softeners

    Normally soiled Use a quantity of detergent as for soft Visibly dirty and/or just a few slight water. stains. Miele do not recommend connecting Heavily soiled the machine to a household water Visible dirt and stains and/or dried on softener.
  • Page 32: Fabric Conditioners And Liquid Starch

    Detergent Fabric conditioners and liquid If liquid starch is used, it is extremely important to ensure that any liquid starch starch residues are removed from the Fabric conditioners make garments soft machine before it is used to wash items to handle and help prevent static cling for allergy sufferers.
  • Page 33: Cleaning And Care

    A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from same time pull the drawer right out of the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, the machine. which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic...
  • Page 34 Cleaning and care Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer housing ^ Clean the siphon. 1. Remove the siphon from compartment § and rinse under ^ Use a bottle brush to remove detergent residues and limescale warm running water. Clean the from the jets inside the detergent siphon tube in the same way.
  • Page 35: Cleaning The Filter In The Water Inlet

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the filter in the water ^ First turn off the stopcock. inlet ^ Unscrew the threaded union connecting the free end of the inlet The washing machine has a filter to hose to the stopcock. protect the water inlet valve. The accessible filter in the union in the open end of the inlet hose should be checked every six months, or more...
  • Page 36: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide With the help of the following notes minor faults in the performance of the appliance, 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 accordance with local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 37: The Wash Programme Stops And A Fault Indicator Light Comes On

    Problem solving guide The wash programme stops and a fault indicator light comes Remedy A Problem Possible cause The buzzer sounds and The drain outlet is Clean the drain filter and the the Check drain light blocked. drain pump as described in flashes.
  • Page 38: A Fault Indicator Light Comes On But The Wash Programme Continues As Normal

    Problem solving guide A fault indicator light comes on but the wash programme continues as normal Remedy A Problem Possible cause The Check drain light The drain outlet is Clean the drain filter and the drain flashes. restricted. pump as described in "Problem solving guide - Opening the drum door in the event of a blocked drain outlet and/or power failure".
  • Page 39: General Problems Or An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    Problem solving guide General problems or an unsatisfactory wash result. Problem Possible cause Remedy The machine shakes The machine feet are not Level the machine (see during the spin resting evenly on the "Installation"). cycle. floor. The laundry is not The spin speed selected Select a higher spin speed spun satisfactorily.
  • Page 40 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy Liquid detergent Liquid detergents – Use a general purpose detergent usually contain no containing a bleaching agent. does not give the required bleaching agents. – Pour stain removers into result. They do not remove compartment j of the dispenser fruit, coffee and tea drawer and liquid detergent into a...
  • Page 41: The Drum Door Does Not Open When You Press The Door Button

    Problem solving guide The drum door does not open when you press the Door button. Possible cause Remedy The machine is not Put the plug in the socket and switch on. connected to the electricity supply. The washing machine is Switch the machine on with the I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 42: Failure

    Problem solving guide Opening the drum door in the Blocked drain outlet event of a blocked drain outlet 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 43 Problem solving guide Once the flow of water ceases: Make sure the drain filter is securely tightened. Otherwise there is a risk of water leakage during use. Opening the drum door Always make sure that the drum is stationary before reaching into the machine to remove laundry.
  • Page 44: After Sales Service

    Optional accessories porthole glass when the door is open. Optional accessories for this washing machine are available from your Miele Dealer or from the Miele Spare Parts Department. Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded for training purposes.
  • Page 45: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Front view a 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 g Control panel machine...
  • Page 46: Rear View

    Installation and connection 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 when removed d Drain hose...
  • Page 47: Installation Surface

    (available from the Miele Spare Parts Dept). ^ To remove the left and right covers 1. Use a screwdriver to prise out the cover as illustrated.
  • Page 48 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 49: Re-Fitting The Transit Bars

    Installation and connection The washing machine must not be moved without the transit bars in place. Store the transit bars as shown or keep them in a safe place for future use. They must be re-fitted if the machine is to be moved again (e.g.when moving house).
  • Page 50: 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 51: Building Under A Continuous Worktop/In A Kitchen Run

    Installation and connection Washer and Dryer stack The fitting of building under kits and A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked stacking kits must only be with the washing machine. A "WTV" undertaken by qualified and stacking kit* is necessary and can be...
  • Page 52: The Miele Waterproof System

    Installation and connection The Miele Waterproof system 2) Electronic unit and washing machine housing The Miele Waterproof system protects the washing machine from water – Sump damage. Any leaking water is collected in a The system consists of three main sump in the base of the machine.
  • Page 53: Connection To The Water Supply

    Installation and connection Connection to the water supply The machine should be connected to the mains water supply in accordance The plastic casing of the safety with local and national safety valve contains electrical regulations. The German authorities do components. The Waterproof system not require it to have a non-return valve must only be connected to its own as the washing machine has been...
  • Page 54 Installation and connection Maintenance and care If you intend to unscrew the Miele Waterproof system hose from the stopcock it is essential to disconnect the machine from the electricity supply first. Only use a Miele Waterproof system hose should you need a replacement.
  • Page 55: Connection To The Drainage System

    5 m. The machine. necessary parts can be purchased 2. Connected securely to a plastic drain from the Miele Spare Parts Department pipe with a rubber nipple. There is no or your Miele dealer. need to use a non-return valve.
  • Page 56: Electrical Connection U.k

    Installation and connection Electrical connection U.K. Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 All electrical work should be carried out The fuse cover must be refitted when by a suitably qualified and competent changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover person, in strict accordance with is lost, the plug must not be used until a current national and local safety suitable replacement is obtained.
  • Page 57: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Load Consumption data Energy Water Duration in kWh in litres Normal Intensive Hygiene + 95°C 6.0 kg 1.90 1 h 39 min 1 h 54 min 60°C 6.0 kg 1.45 1 h 51 min 2 h 06 min Cottons Universal 60°C 6.0 kg...
  • Page 58: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 850 mm Width 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...
  • Page 59 Programmable functions for changing default settings The programmable functions can be used to tailor washing programmes to suit your individual requirements.
  • Page 60: Programmable Functions

    Programmable functions A Press the additional option buttons The programmable functions can be used to tailor washing programmes to Intensive and Rinse plus at the same suit your individual requirements. time, hold pressed in and . . . B . . . switch the machine on with the The programmable functions are activated with the help of the additional I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 61: Introducing An Additional Rinse For The Hygiene + And Cottons Universal Programmes

    Programmable functions Introducing an additional rinse A Press the Intensive and Rinse plus additional option buttons at the same for the Hygiene + and Cottons time, hold pressed in and . . Universal programmes B . . . switch the machine on with the An additional rinse is always carried I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 62: Gentle Action

    Programmable functions Gentle action A Press the additional option buttons Intensive and Rinse plus at the same Activating gentle action reduces the time, hold pressed in and . . . drum action and is suitable for B . . . switch the machine on with the washing slightly soiled items more I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 63: Top-Up Rinse For Hygiene + 95°C And Pillows Hygiene 95°C

    Programmable functions Top-up rinse for Hygiene + A Press the additional option buttons Intensive and Rinse plus at the same 95°C and Pillows hygiene 95°C time, hold pressed in and . . . When this is activated, additional B . . . switch the machine on with the water flows into the drum at the end I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 64: Memory Function

    Programmable functions Memory function A Press the additional option buttons Intensive and Rinse plus at the same If an additional option is selected for time, hold pressed in and . . . a programme, and / or the spin B . . . switch the machine on with the speed is altered, the machine stores I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 65: Buzzer

    Programmable functions Buzzer A Press the additional option buttons Intensive and Rinse plus at the same When the buzzer function has been time, hold pressed in and . . . activated, an audible tone sounds at B . . . switch the machine on with the the end of a programme or when I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 68 Alteration rights reserved/2606/Allerwash W 3574 WPS M.-Nr. 06 512 090 / 01 en - GB...