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Miele W 833 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions
for washing machine
W 833
It is essential to read these oper-
ating instructions before installing or
using the machine, to avoid the risk
of accident, or damage to
the machine.
M.-Nr. 04 613 450



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  • Page 1 Operating instructions for washing machine W 833 It is essential to read these oper- ating instructions before installing or using the machine, to avoid the risk of accident, or damage to the machine. M.-Nr. 04 613 450...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Guide to the machine..........3 Warning and Safety Instructions .
  • Page 3: Guide To The Machine

    Guide to the machine Guide to the machine 1 Electric supply cable 5 Facia panel with controls 2 Inlet hose (able to withstand 6 Drum door pressures up to 70 bar) 7 Panel for access to fluff filter, drain 3 Flexible drain hose (with detachable pump and emergency door release swivel elbow) 8 Four height adjustable feet...
  • Page 4: Guide To The Machine

    Guide to the machine Detergent dispenser drawer Compartment i - Pre-wash Compartment j - Main wash Compartment (with lid) -Conditioner “Door" pushbutton Spin speed selector opens the drum door Programme sequence “I - ON / O - OFF” pushbutton indicator and control lights switches the machine on or off Programme selector or interrupts a programme...
  • Page 5: Warning And Safety Instructions

    The manufacturer is not liable responsibility. Repairs should only be for damage resulting from improper undertaken by a Miele approved engin- use or operation. eer. This appliance should not be oper- The machine is only completely iso- ated by children.
  • Page 6 (e.g. holiday), especially if there is Faulty components must only be no floor drain (gully) in the immediate vi- exchanged for Miele original spare cinity. parts. Only when these parts are fitted Flooding danger.
  • Page 7: Disposal Of Your Old Machine

    Accessory parts may only be fitted tomer Service Department. when expressly approved by Textiles which have been pre- Miele. If other parts are used, guaran- treated in solvent based cleaning tee, performance and product liability agents must be thoroughly rinsed in claims may be invalidated.
  • Page 8: Help To Protect Our Environment

    Help to protect our environment Help to protect our environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old machine material Old machines may contain material which can be reclaimed or recycled. The transport and protective packing is Please contact your dealer, your local mostly manufactured from the following waste collection centre or scrap mer- recycled or re-useable materials:...
  • Page 9: Washing Environmentally And Economically

    Washing environmentally and economically Washing environmentally and economically Caring for the environment means sav- Economy tips ing water, energy and detergent when To help you wash most economically, washing but without compromising on remember the following tips: results. – The automatic load control facility The key to a good wash result is finding allows you to wash individual loads the best combination of amount of...
  • Page 10: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Before using for the first time Flush out any residual test Water hardness reminder water still in the machine as The amount of detergent will depend follows: on various factors including the water hardness level in your area. Do not load the machine.
  • Page 11: Brief Guide To Correct Washing

    Brief guide to correct washing Brief guide to correct washing The headings numbered ( ,...) eral times before being included in a offer a brief step by step guide to the mixed load. operating sequence. Delicate textiles should be washed sep- arately in a delicates programme.
  • Page 12: To Start A Programme

    Brief guide to correct washing Load the drum Close the drum door. Make sure no items of washing are Unfold washing and load loosely in the caught between the drum door and drum. To achieve best results it is advis- the door seal.
  • Page 13: After Washing

    Brief guide to correct washing Close the drum door After washing Otherwise there is a danger of objects Turn the programme selector being placed inadvertently in the drum. to “Finish/Start”. If these remained unnoticed and were Press the “Door” button. washed in the next load, they could damage the washing.
  • Page 14: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Changing the programme sequence Stopping a programme To omit a programme stage. Turn the programme selector to “Fin- Turn the programme selector to “Fin- ish/Start”. ish/Start” As soon as the programme sequence Interrupting a programme light for the stage at which the pro- gramme should continue starts flashing: Press the “I-ON/0-OFF”...
  • Page 15: Adding Or Removing Washing

    Adding or removing washing Adding or removing washing Washing can be added or removed MINIMUM IRON and WOOLLENS after the programme has already The door can be opened during the fol- started, when using the following pro- lowing programme stage: grammes: –...
  • Page 16: Adding Detergent

    Adding detergent Adding detergent All modern detergents produced for ...too much results in the following: automatic washing machines are suit- – Excessive foam. able, including liquid, compact (con- centrated) and special application – Low level of agitation. detergents. Use dispensing aids, e.g. –...
  • Page 17: Fabric Conditioners/Starch Formulations

    Fabric conditioners/starch formulations Fabric conditioners/starch formulations Fabric conditioners/Texturisers Starch / liquid starch Fabric conditioners make garments Prepare and dispense the starch sol- soft and fluffy to handle and help pre- ution in accordance with the manu- vent static cling when tumble drying. facturer’s instructions.
  • Page 18: Programme Selection

    Programme selection Programme selection Programme Fabric Temperature range cottons and linen fabrics eg bedlinen, table linen, 95°C bis 30°C COTTONS towelling, jeans, T-shirts and nappies. 9876 (60°C) white nylon white polyester fabrics, 60°C to 30°C MINIMUM IRON (50°C) coloured nylon, polyester, cotton and viscose 4321 fabrics with special finishes, acrylic cotton fabrics, coloured polyester / cotton fabrics...
  • Page 19 Programme selection Max. load Additional options Notes 5 kg – Soak with heavily soiled items select “Soak” or – Pre-wash “Pre-wash” – Water plus – Short wash 2,5 kg – Soak with heavily soiled items select “Soak” or – Pre-wash “Pre-wash”...
  • Page 20: Programme Sequence

    Programme sequence Programme sequence COTTONS MINIMUM IRON DELICATES Soak optional optional optional Pre-wash optional optional optional Main wash Top-up rinse from 75°C – – Graduated rinsing – from 50°C from 50°C No. of rinses – normal 3 oder 4 – part load –...
  • Page 21 Programme sequence WOOLLENS QUICKWASH Starch Spin Separate rinse 40°C – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –...
  • Page 22: Care Symbols

    Care symbols Care symbols Hand wash Washing Cottons 95°C do not wash Cottons 60°C dry clean Cottons 40°C do not dry clean Minimum iron 60°C suitable for chlorine bleach do not use chlorine bleach Minimum iron 40°C Minimum iron 30°C Tumble dry Delicates 40°C at normal temperature...
  • Page 23: Additional Options

    Additional options Additional options Each of the following buttons can be The following options are additionally pressed in to give an additional option. available for certain wash programmes: “Soak” – For heavily soiled and stained items with dried on stains, or ones which can be bleached out, (e.g.
  • Page 24: Water Plus

    Additional options “With pre-wash” Spin – For heavily soiled and stained items. The final spin speed is selected by turn- ing the spin speed selector to the set- ting required, but also depends on the “Water plus” basic wash programme chosen. –...
  • Page 25: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning and care Cleaning the washing machine Clean the casing with a mild non-ab- rasive detergent or soap and water. Wipe dry with a soft cloth. Clean the facia panel with a damp cloth and dry with a soft cloth. The drum can be cleaned using a suitable proprietary stainless steel cleaner.
  • Page 26 Cleaning and care Cleaning the fluff filter and pump Check the fluff filter initially after 3 - 4 washes to ascertain how often it is likely to require cleaning. With normal cleaning approx. 2 litres of water run out. If the drain outlet is clogged, more water will be retained in the machine (up to 25 litres).
  • Page 27 Cleaning and care Once the flow of water ceases, Clean the inside of the fluff filter hous- remove the fluff filter completely and ing. clean it. Remove any deposits of lime scale and Remove any foreign bodies (e.g. but- detergent or foreign bodies from the tons, coins, etc.) and fluff.
  • Page 28 If replacing the inlet hose only use a hose able to withstand pressure up to To clean the filter in the union in the 70 bar. Miele’s own hoses meet this re- open end of the inlet hose: quirement. First turn off the stopcock.
  • Page 29: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide Problem solving guide Repair work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by a suitably qualified person in accordance with local and national regulations. Unauthorised repairs could be dangerous. What to do if . . . Cause .
  • Page 30 Problem solving guide What to do if, . . . Cause . . . Remedy . . . There is a of the following lights is flashing: Start the programme again. If – “Soak/Pre-wash” the light starts flashing again, –...
  • Page 31 Problem solving guide What to do if . . . Cause . . . Remedy . . . The appliance is not plugged in Put the plug in the socket..the drum door cannot be to the electricity supply. opened.
  • Page 32 Problem solving guide What to do if . . . Cause . . . Remedy . . . – Not enough detergent has been Use a descaling agent which . . . lime deposits appear on used. must be stated by the the drum surface: manufacturer to be suitable for use in washing machines.
  • Page 33: Opening The Drum Door In The Event Of A Power Failure

    Problem solving guide Opening the drum door in the To check water pressure event of a power failure Place a bucket under the stopcock. Switch off the washing machine. Turn on the stopcock. Open the drain pump/fluff filter panel If 5 litres of water flow into the bucket in and drain off any water as described 15 seconds the water pressure is cor- in the Section on Cleaning and care.
  • Page 34: After Sales Service

    The indicator light marked PC is – Your Miele Dealer or reserved for the service engineer, for updates in future years to your machine. – Your nearest Miele Service depart- ment. (see back cover for the address). When contacting the Service Depart- ment, please quote the Model and Ser- ial nos.
  • Page 35: Installation

    If the machine is installed on a raised plinth, it must be secured against slippage during spin using retaining clips (available from the Miele Spare Parts Dept). Installation Turn the right-hand transit bar 90°. Lift the machine from its packaging base and move it to its site.
  • Page 36 Installation Withdraw the two bars together with Plug the two holes with the plastic the support plate. caps supplied. The machine should not be moved with- out the transit fitting in place. The transit fitting should be stored in a safe place for future use. It must be re-fitted if the machine is to be moved again.
  • Page 37: Levelling The Machine

    The screw feet can be adjusted to level Washer-Dryer stack the machine: A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked with this washing machine. A stacking kit* is necessary. All parts marked * are available from the Miele Spare parts or Sales Depart- ment, and from some Miele Dealers.
  • Page 38: Plumbing

    The machine should be connected to a to 70 bar. This also applies to all fittings mains water supply in accordance with used. Miele original parts fulfil this con- standard regulations. The German auth- dition. orities do not require it to have a non-re- Longer hoses 2.5 or 4.0 m in length are...
  • Page 39 If required, the hose can be extended to a length of 5 m. The necessary parts can be purchased from the Miele Spare Parts department. For a delivery head of more than 1 m (up to a maximum of 1.8 m) a second...
  • Page 40: Electrical Connection

    Miele Service Agent. letter E or by the earth symbol or col- oured green or green and yellow.
  • Page 41: Programmable Functions

    Programmable functions - Selection Programmable functions - Selection With the programmable functions you The washing machine ignores any can adapt the machine to your individ- changes after the first three minutes of ual requirements. A function stays pro- starting the programme, for example if grammed in memory until it is can- the programme selector switch is set to celled.
  • Page 42: Programmable Functions - To Programme

    Programmable functions - To programme Programmable functions - To programme Programming and saving the 2. Activate programmable function programmable functions For the function required turn the pro- gramme selector to the appropriate Programmable functions are activated setting as follows: using a combination of the buttons for the optional functions with the pro- –...
  • Page 43: Programmable Functions - Check/Cancel

    Programmable functions - Check/Cancel Programmable functions - Check/Cancel To check the programmable To cancel the programmable function: function: To see if a selected programmable Repeat the steps function has been activated, carry out – In step the “Rinses/Rinse hold" Steps light now goes out.
  • Page 44: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Consumption data Consumption data Normal Programmes Load Electricity Water in Time Time (without any additional options in kWh litres normal short wash or programmable functions) Cottons 95°C 5.0 kg 1.80 1 h 52 mins 1 h 24 mins Cottons 60°C* 5.0 kg 1.05...
  • Page 45: Technical Data

    Technical data Technical data Height......85 cm Width ......59.5 cm Depth .
  • Page 48 Alteration rights reserved/003 4997 This paper consists of cellulose which has been bleached without the use of chlorine.

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