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Miele Distinction 3000 Operating Instructions Manual page 7

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Technical safety
Before setting up the washing
machine, check it for any externally
visible damage.
Do not install or use a damaged
washing machine.
Before connecting the washing
machine, ensure that the connection
data on the data plate (voltage and
connected load) match the mains
electricity supply. If in any doubt,
consult a qualified electrician.
The electrical safety of this washing
machine can only be guaranteed when
continuity is complete between it and
an effective earthing system which
complies with current local and national
safety regulations. It is most important
that this basic safety requirement is
present and regularly tested, and
where there is any doubt the household
wiring system should be inspected by a
qualified electrician. The manufacturer
cannot be held liable for the
consequences of an inadequate
earthing system (e.g. electric shock).
Do not connect the washing
machine to the mains electricity supply
by an extension lead. Extension leads
do not guarantee the required safety of
the appliance (e.g. danger of
Faulty components must only be
replaced by genuine Miele original
spare parts. Only when these parts are
fitted can the safety standards of the
machine be guaranteed.
Warning and Safety instructions
Unauthorised repairs could result in
unforeseen dangers for the user, for
which Miele cannot accept liability.
Repairs should only be undertaken by a
Miele approved service technician.
Ensure current is not supplied to the
machine until after maintenance or
repair work has been carried out.
If the connection cable is faulty it
must only be replaced by a Miele
approved service technician to protect
the user from danger.
In the event of a fault or for cleaning
purposes, the washing machine is only
completely isolated from the electricity
supply when:
– it is switched off at the wall socket
and the plug is withdrawn, or
– it is switched off at the mains, or
– the mains fuse is withdrawn, or the
screw-out fuse is removed (in
countries where this is applicable).
This washing machine must only be
connected to the on-site water supply
using a new hose kit. Old hoses must
not be re-used.
In countries where there are areas
which may be subject to infestation by
cockroaches or other vermin, pay
particular attention to keeping the
machine and its surroundings in a
clean condition at all times. Any
damage which may be caused by
cockroaches or other vermin will not be
covered by the guarantee.

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