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Operating instructions
for Washing machine
Premier W 500
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the machine it is
to read these operating instructions
before it is installed or used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 06 107 280


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    Operating instructions for Washing machine Premier W 500 To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine it is to read these operating instructions before it is installed or used for the first time. M.-Nr. 06 107 280...

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    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. incorrectly, could be potentially hazardous to human health and to the Ensure that any plastic wrappings, environment.

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    ......... . 2 Disposal of the packing material .

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    Interrupting a programme ......... . . 26 Altering a programme once selected .

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    The Miele water protection system ........

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    This machine is not a toy! To avoid liability. Repairs should only be the risk of injury do not allow undertaken by a Miele approved children to play on or near it or to technician. play with the controls. Supervise its Ensure current is not supplied to the use by the elderly or infirm.

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    If the connection cable is faulty it damage to both the machine and must only be replaced by a Miele adjacent furniture or appliances. approved service technician to protect the user from danger.

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    If in children whilst you are operating the doubt, contact the Miele Customer Ser- machine. vice Dept. or your Miele Dealer. For machines with a ‘porthole’...

  • Page 9: Special Programmes

    Your machine also has the following special programmes in addition to the In these programmes, the laundry is standard Cottons and Minimum iron washed and spun very gently to reduce programmes. creasing and the amount of ironing required, thus providing "Easy care" for your laundry.

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    The indicator or check light marked PC is the interface used by Miele service technicians during servicing work for testing purposes and for updating the machine's programme data.

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    a Start Starts the wash programme Show which section of the wash programme has been reached. Additional options can be added to the basic programme. Use the top button to select either h I-On/0-Off the Short , the Pre-wash or the Soak For switching the machine on or off option.

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    Cottons 1200 Minimum iron Delicates The programme selector is used to set the basic wash programme and the Silks temperature for that programme. Woollens 1200 Quick wash 1200 Automatic Additional options can be added to the Separate rinse 1200 basic programme. Starch 1200 Use the top button to select either the...

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    Before using the machine for the first time ensure that it is correctly installed and connected. See the relevant section under "Installation". Also check that the fluff filter is securely tightened. Otherwise there is a risk of water leakage during use. For safety reasons spinning is not possible until the machine has been prepared for using for the first time.

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    – 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 – Reduce the amount of detergent with machine, load the maximum dry load smaller loads (approx.

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    See the "Programme chart" in the next section for information on which Please note: programmes to use for different fabric To help familiarise yourself with how to types. use your washing machine please read the sections "Before washing", "Selecting a programme" and "At the end of a programme"...

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    9ö876 Fabric Cottons and linen fabrics, e.g. bed linen, table linen, towelling, jeans, underwear, T-shirts, nappies. Additional options Short, Pre-wash, Soak, Water plus Notes – Only use the Cottons 95°C programme for heavily soiled laundry. – For heavily soiled laundry and/or soiling which has been left unwashed for some time, select the Soak additional option.

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    Fabric For delicate garments made of synthetic fibres, mixed fibres and for easy care cotton shirts and blouses. Curtains, including net curtains, specified as machine- washable by the manufacturer. Additional options Short, Pre-wash, Soak Notes – Laundry remains relatively crease-free for easier ironing. –...

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    Fabric Very lightly soiled fabrics, which can be washed in the Cottons programme. Notes – Use less detergent (as for a half load). – If fabrics have a high proportion of man-made fibres it is advisable to programme the machine for "Gentle Action". See "Programmable functions".

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    Hand wash (If no temperature is specified use the lowest temperature or cold) Do not wash apf Dry clean Do not dry clean Suitable for chlorine bleaching Do not use chlorine bleach At normal temperature At low temperature Do not tumble dry Hot iron Medium hot iron Cool iron...

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    Do not use solvent-based cleaning agents in this machine. ^ Sort the laundry by colour and by care label symbol. Most garments have a textile care label in the collar or side seam. Dark textiles often contain excess dye and should be washed separately several times before being washed together with other garments.

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    ^ Press in the I-On/0-Off button. ^ Press the Door button and open the drum door. ^ Unfold the laundry and load loosely in the drum. To achieve best results it is advisable to make up mixed loads consisting of both large and small ^ Turn the programme selector to the items.

  • Page 22: Water Plus System

    For heavily soiled laundry and items with dried on stains. Additional options can be selected as long as they are compatible with the basic programme being used. For heavily soiled and stained items Each press of the top button selects the with protein stains (e.g.

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    It is important to dispense the correct amount, because ..too little results in the following: – Laundry will not be properly clean and will in time become grey and hard to the touch. – Greasy particles cling to the laundry. –...

  • Page 24: Programme Selector

    Check that all items have been When the Anti-crease/Finish indicator removed from the drum. Items left in light comes on the laundry can be the drum could discolour other items removed from the drum. (This light in the next wash or become stays on at the end of the programme discoloured themselves.

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    – the suds temperature is above Laundry can be added or removed – the water is above a certain level. after the programme has started when – the programme has reached the using the following programmes: Final spin stage. – Cottons –...

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    ^ Switch the washing machine off with ^ Turn the programme selector to the I-On/0-Off button. Finish . To continue with the same programme: As soon as the programme sequence indicator light for the programme stage ^ Switch the washing machine back on you want the programme to continue at again with the I-On/0-Off button.

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    Water Wash Water No of Rinse and Final spin level rhythm level rinses interim spin Cottons Minimum iron Delicates Silks Woollens Quick wash Automatic Starch Separate rinse d = Low water level a= Normal wash rhythm ( = Medium water level b= Gentle action e = High water level c= Woollens...

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    This washing machine has fully electronic controls with automatic load recognition. This machine takes in the Anti-crease: right amount of water required for the programme depending on the amount At the end of every programme, with the exception of the Woollens of laundry and its absorbency rate.

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    For programmes with a pre-wash you dispense them into compartment j in will need to purchase a special con- the following order: tainer from the Miele Spare Parts de- partment which sits in the main wash 1. Detergent compartment j of the detergent dis- 2.

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    If starching frequently, the dispenser compartment and especially the siphon tube and conditioner channel Fabric conditioners make garments soft will need regular cleaning to remove to handle and help prevent static cling any residual starch. See "Cleaning when tumble drying. the detergent dispenser drawer".

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    The washing machine must not be hosed down. A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, Part number 98013530, which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic and chrome without the use of chemicals. It...

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    Remove detergent residues regularly. ^ Clean the siphon. Remove the siphon from compartment §. Wash under running warm water. Clean the ^ Pull out the detergent dispenser siphon tube in the same way. drawer until a resistance is felt. Press Replace the siphon.

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    The washing machine has two filters to ^ Using pliers, carefully loosen the protect the inlet valves. ribbed plastic nut on the inlet valve These filters should be checked every and unscrew. six months or so, or more often if there are frequent interruptions to the water supply.

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    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.

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    Check drain The water outlet is Clean the fluff filter and the blocked. drain pump as described in "Problem solving guide - Opening the drum door in the event of a blocked drain outlet and/or power failure". The drain hose has The maximum drain height is been fixed too high.

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    Check drain The drain outlet is Clean the drain filter and the drain restricted. pump as described in "Problem solving guide - Opening the drum door in the event of a blocked drain outlet and/or power failure". Check inlet The water inlet is Check whether restricted.

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    The four feet are not Level the machine. See resting evenly on the installation. floor. The spin speed selected Select a higher spin speed was too low. next time. These do not indicate a fault. They occur at the end of a pump sequence as a normal part of the operation.

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    Liquid detergents do – Use a general purpose washing not contain bleaching machine powder containing a agents. They do not bleaching agent. remove fruit, coffee – Pour stain removers into compart- and tea stains. ment j of the dispenser drawer and liquid detergent into a dispenser ball.

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    Put the plug in the socket and switch on. Switch the machine on with the I-On/0-Off button. Open the drum door as described in the section "Opening the door in the event of a power failure". Press hard against the lock side of the drum door and then press the Door button.

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    If the drain outlet is blocked, up to 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. washed at a high temperature, water draining out of the machine will still be hot.

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    Once the flow of water ceases: Make sure the drain filter is securely tightened. Otherwise there is a risk of water leakage during use. Always make sure that the drum is stationary before reaching into the machine to remove laundry. Reaching into a moving drum is extremely dangerous.

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    In the event of any faults which you Optional accessories for this washing cannot remedy yourself please contact machine are available from your Miele Dealer or from the Miele Spare Parts – Your Miele dealer or Department. – Your nearest Miele Service...

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    a Inlet hose (tested to withstand h Detergent dispenser drawer pressure of at least 7,000 kPa) i Drum door b Electricity supply cable j Access to fluff filter, drain pump and c - f Flexible drain hose (with emergency release detachable swivel elbow) k Handle recesses for moving the g Fascia panel with controls...

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    a Protruding lid for holding when e Transit bar covers moving the machine f Restraining clip for: b Electricity supply cable – Inlet hose c Inlet hose (tested to withstand – Drain hose pressure of at least 7,000 kPa) – Electricity supply cable d Drain hose –...

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    If the machine is installed on a raised plinth, it against slippage during spinning using retaining clips (available from the Miele Spare Parts Dept). ^ To remove the left and right covers . Use a screwdriver to prise out the cover as illustrated.

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    ^ 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.

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    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).

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    The machine must stand perfectly level on all four feet to ensure safe and proper operation. ^ Using the spanner supplied turn counter nut in a clockwise direction. Then turn counter nut together with foot to unscrew. ^ Use a spirit level to check the Incorrect installation may increase machine is standing level.

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    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 competent persons, in accordance...

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    – Overflow protection This prevents the washing machine taking in too much water. If the water The Miele water protection system level exceeds a certain level, the protects the washing machine from drain pump switches in and pumps water damage.

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    Only use a genuine Miele hose should you ever need a replacement or extension. These are tested to withstand pressure of at least...

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    5 m. The machine. necessary parts can be purchased 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.

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    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 national and local safety regulations.

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    in kWh in litres Short Normal 95°C 5.0 kg 1.70 1 h 42 min 1 h 57 min 60°C 5.0 kg 0.85 – 1 h 56 min 60°C 5.0 kg 0.85 1 h 26 min 1 h 56 min 40°C 5.0 kg 0.50 –...

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    Height 85.0 cm Width 59.5 cm Depth 58.0 cm Depth with door open 97.5 cm Weight 93 kg Maximum floor load 1600 Newton (approx. 160 kg) Capacity 5 kg dry laundry Voltage see data plate Rated load see data plate Fuse rating see data plate Consumption data...

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    Programmable functions for changing standard settings...

  • Page 58: Additional Option Buttons

    The programmable functions can be used to tailor washing programmes to Setting 1: suit your individual requirements. an increase in the rinse water level for The programmable functions are the programmes listed. activated with the help of the Start button and the programme selector. Setting 2: an increase in the water level in the main wash and rinses for the...

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    E Turn the programme selector to the Cottons 75°C position: The Soak/Pre-wash sequence indicator Before you begin, first ensure that: light will briefly flash twice in 2 second – The washing machine is switched off. intervals, to show that factory Setting 2 –...

  • Page 60: Gentle Action

    A Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps B to C. Activating gentle action reduces the drum action and is suitable for B Switch the machine on with the washing slightly soiled articles more I-On/0-Off button.

  • Page 61: Top-up Rinse For Cottons

    A Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps B to C. When this is activated, additional water flows into the drum at the end B Switch the machine on with the of the main wash to cool the suds I-On/0-Off button.

  • Page 62: Memory Function

    A Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps B to C. If an additional option(s) is selected for a programme, and / or the spin B Switch the machine on with the speed is altered, the machine stores I-On/0-Off button.

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    A Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps A length of time of between 30 minutes B to C. and 2 hours can be programmed in 30 B Switch the machine on with the minute increments for the soak process.

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