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  • Page 1 LAVAMAT W 1050 ELECTRONIC Washing Machine User information...
  • Page 2 Dear Customer, Please read this instruction book carefully before using the appliance. Please ensure you fully understand the safety instructions on the first pages of this instruction book. Retain the instruction book for future reference, and pass it on to any future owners.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Operating Instructions Safety ............Disposal .
  • Page 4 Programme Tables ..........22 Washing .
  • Page 5 Electrical Connection ......... . 41 Water connection .
  • Page 6: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Operating Instructions Safety The safety features of AEG electrical appliances comply with accepted technical standards and the German Appliance Safety Law. However, we also consider it our obligation as a manufacturer to inform you about the following safety information. Prior to initial start-up •...
  • Page 7: Child Safety

    Child Safety • Packaging materials (e.g. films, styrofoam) can be dangerous for chil- dren. There is a risk of suffocation! Keep all packaging well away from children. • This appliance is designed to be operated by adults. Do not allow children to tamper with the controls or play with the appliance.
  • Page 8: Disposal

    Operating Instructions Disposal Packaging Dispose of the packaging material correctly. All packaging materials used are environmentally friendly and can be disposed of without any danger to the environment. • Plastic parts can be recycled and are identified as follows: for polyethylene, e.g. the outer covering and the bags in >PE<...
  • Page 9: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance Front view Detergent dispenser drawer Screw feet (height-adjustable) Drawer for Detergent and Conditioners Main wash detergent (powder) and water softener if required Operating Instructions Control panel Rating plate (behind door) Main door Flap in front of drain pump Pre-wash detergent, In-wash stain treat-...
  • Page 10: Control Panel

    Operating Instructions Control Panel Spin speed/RINSE HOLD button Programme option Buttons START/PAUSE button Programme selector The programme selector is used to select the wash cycle (for example, water level, drum movement, number of rinses, spin speed) and the water tem- perature according to the type of washing.
  • Page 11: Programme Option Buttons

    Operating Instructions EASY-CARES Main wash cycle for easy-care fabrics (mixed fibres) at 40 °C or 60 °C. EASY IRON position: main wash cycle at 40°C for easy-care fabrics which, after washing with this programme, require only light ironing or no ironing at all. DELICATES Main wash cycle for Delicates at 30 °C or 40°C.
  • Page 12: Consumption Values And Programme Times

    Operating Instructions STAIN For heavily soiled or stained washing. In-wash stain treatment products are washed in at the optimum time as the programme progresses. Can only be selected with wash temperatures of 40 °C and above, as stain treatment products are only effective at higher temperatures. QUICK Shortened wash programme for lightly soiled washing.
  • Page 13: Before The First Wash

    Before the First Wash 1. Pull the detergent dispenser drawer out slightly. 2. Pour about 1 litre of water through the detergent dispenser drawer into the washing machine. The next time a programme is started the solution container will be closed and the ECO valve can function correctly.
  • Page 14: Types Of Washing And Care Symbols

    Operating Instructions • Shake out washing before placing into the washing machine. • Do not place folded washing into the drum. • Observe tips such as "wash separately“ and "wash separately several times". Types of Washing and Care Symbols Care symbols help you to choose the correct wash programme. Washing should be sorted by type, and according to their care symbols.
  • Page 15: Detergent And Conditioners

    Detergent and Conditioners Which detergent and conditioners? Only use detergents and conditioners that are suitable for use in wash- ing machines. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions. Quantities of detergent and conditioners? The quantity to be used will depend on: • degree of soiling of the washing •...
  • Page 16: Running A Washing Cycle

    Operating Instructions Running a washing cycle washing cycle Brief instructions A washing cycle consists of the following steps: 1. Open the door and load the washing. 2. Close the door. 3. Add detergent/conditioner. 4. Set the appropriate washing programme: – Set the programme and temperature using the programme selector –...
  • Page 17: Opening And Closing The Door

    Opening and closing the door To open: pull the door by the handle. To close: push the door firmly shut. When the machine is switched on, the DOOR light and the START/ PAUSE light indicate whether the door can be opened DOOR indicator flashes is off...
  • Page 18: Adding Detergent/Conditioners

    Operating Instructions Adding detergent/conditioners For instructions concerning detergent and conditioners, see Section "Detergents and conditioners“. 1. Open the detergent dispenser drawer: press the flap on the drawer so as to be able to grasp the handle (1), and pull out the drawer (2). 2.
  • Page 19: Setting The Washing Programme

    Setting the washing programme For the appropriate pro- gramme, temperature and pos- sible programme options suitable for any type of wash- ing, see "Programme Tables". 1. Select the desired wash pro- gramme and temperature with the programme selector. 2. If required, select the appropriate programme option(s): The indicator of the selected programme option illuminates.
  • Page 20: Starting The Wash Programme

    Operating Instructions Starting the Wash Programme 1. Check that the water tap is open. 2. To start the wash programme, press the START/ PAUSE button. The wash programme starts. If END flashes 4 times and and an acoustic signal is emitted 4 times when the START/PAUSE button is pressed, the door is not closed properly.
  • Page 21: Washing Cycle Complete/Removing The Washing

    Changing the Spin Speed The Spin Speed can still be changed or RINSE HOLD set, while the pro- gramme is running. 1. Press the START/PAUSE button. 2. Change the spin speed with the Spin Speed/RINSE HOLD button. 3. Press the START/PAUSE button again. The washing programme contin- ues.
  • Page 22: Programme Tables

    Operating Instructions Programme Tables Washing The tables do not show all the possible settings, only those most likely to be selected for everyday purposes. Type of washing, Care symbol Cottons ç Cottons/Coloureds è ç Coloureds è ë Easy-cares ê í Delicates ì...
  • Page 23: Separate Rinsing

    Separate Rinsing Type of washing Cottons/Coloureds Easy-Cares/Delicates 1) Reduced spin speed Separate Spinning Type of washing Cottons/Coloureds Easy-Cares Delicates Wool/Silk (Handwash) 1) Reduced spin speed. Max. load (dry weight) 2.5kg Max. load (dry weight) 2.5kg 2.5kg Operating Instructions Programme selector GENTLE RINSE Programme selector SPIN...
  • Page 24: Maintenance And Cleaning

    Operating Instructions Maintenance and Cleaning Control panel Important! Do not use household furniture polish or abrasive cleaners to clean panel and operating parts. Wipe over the operating panels with a damp cloth. Use warm water. Detergent Dispenser Drawer The detergent dispenser drawer should be cleaned from time to time. 1.
  • Page 25: Washing Machine Drum

    7. Use a brush to clean the entire compartment area of the washing machine, particularly also the nozzles on the top side of the compartment. 8. Set the detergent dispensing drawer into the guide tracks and push it in. Washing Machine Drum The washing machine drum is made from rust-free stainless steel.
  • Page 26: Cleaning The Drain Pump

    Operating Instructions Cleaning the drain pump Paper clips, nails and so on can sometimes get into the washing ma- chine with the washing and remain in the drain pump casing. Fluff and strands of fabric can gather on these items and block the drain pump. Therefore the drain pump should be cleaned at least once a year.
  • Page 27 6. Replace the cover. Insert the webs on the cover laterally into the guide slots and screw on the cover securely clock- wise. 7. Close the emergency emptying hose and place it in the holder. 8. Close the flap. Operating Instructions...
  • Page 28: What To Do If

    Operating Instructions What to do if ... Trouble Shooting Try to rectify minor faults on the washing machine with the aid of the instructions given here. If you call out an engineer to resolve a fault listed here, or to repair a fault caused by incorrect use or installation, a charge will be made even if the appliance is under guarantee.
  • Page 29 Problem Transit packaging was not re- moved. The machine is not level. The washing ma- There is very little washing in chine vibrates when the drum (for example one operating, or is dressing gown). noisy. Water could not be fully drained out before spinning because the drain hose is kinked or the water pump is...
  • Page 30 Operating Instructions Problem Washing is heavily creased. Washing is not thoroughly spun, water remains visi- ble in the drum. The END light flashes twice an acoustic signal is emitted twice. The door cannot be opened when the washing machine is on. START/PAUSE and DOOR lights come on.
  • Page 31 Problem The water tap is not fully opened. Remnants of deter- gent are building The inlet hose filter in the in up in the detergent coupling of the inlet hose at drawer. the tap is blocked. The cause is probably a deter- The rinse water is gent with a high silicate con- cloudy.
  • Page 32: If The Washing Results Are Not Satisfactory

    Operating Instructions If the washing results are not satisfactory If the washing turns greyish and limescale deposits are present in the drum • Insufficient detergent has been added. • Incorrect detergent was used. • Stains were not pre-treated. • Programme or temperature was not set correctly. •...
  • Page 33: Carrying Out An Emergency Emptying

    Carrying out an emergency emptying • If the washing machine no longer pumps out the water, emergency emptying must be carried out. • If the washing machine is located in a room in which below freezing temperatures might occur, emergency emptying must be carried out. Furthermore: unscrew the inlet hose from the water tap and drain off the water.
  • Page 34: Additional Rinse Cycles (Rinse+)

    Operating Instructions When the water is completely drained: 6. Push the plug securely into the emergency emptying hose and turn it clockwise to secure it. 7. Replace the emergency emptying hose in its holder. 8. Put on the flap and close. Additional rinse cycles (RINSE+) The washing machine is set for very economical water consumption.
  • Page 35: Child Safety Feature

    Child Safety Feature If the child safety feature is set, the door cannot be closed and no washing programme can be started. Setting the child safety feature Use a coin to turn the rotary knob on the inside of the door clock- wise as far as it will go.
  • Page 36: Installation And Connection Instructions

    Installation and connection instructions Installation and connection instructions Installation Safety Precautions • When moving do not tilt the washing machine onto its front or onto its right hand side (viewed from the front). This is to prevent the pos- sibility of the electronic components becoming wet. •...
  • Page 37: Installation Of The Appliance

    Installation of the appliance Transporting the appliance • Do not place the washing machine on its front or on its right hand side (viewed from the front). This is to prevent the possibility of the electronic components becoming wet. • Never transport the unit without the transport packaging and bolts/ bars.
  • Page 38 Installation and connection instructions The special spanner (A) and the caps (B) (2 each) and (C) (1 each) are supplied with it. 3. Remove the screw D, including the compression spring with the special spanner A. 4. Cover the hole with the cap C. Important! When fitting the plastic caps, press until they snap into the rear panel securely.
  • Page 39: Installation-Site Preparation

    Installation-Site preparation • The installation surface must be clean, dry and level. Do not install on a deep pile carpet. • Minor unevenness of the floor surface should never be levelled out by laying pieces of wood, card or similar materials, but should always be compensated for by adjusting the screw feet.
  • Page 40: Levelling The Appliance

    Installation and connection instructions Levelling the Appliance Floor unevenness can be compensated for and the height can be cor- rected with the four adjustable screw feet. The height can be adjusted in a range of +10 ... -5 mm. To adjust the feet use the special spanner supplied. 1.
  • Page 41: Electrical Connection

    Electrical Connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. WARNING - THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. The manufacturer declines any liability should these safety measures not be observed. Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the...
  • Page 42: Permanent Connection

    Installation and connection instructions Permanent Connection In the case of a permanent connection it is necessary that you install a double pole switch between the appliance and the electricity supply (mains), with a minimum gap of 3 mm between the switch contacts and of a type suitable for the required load in compliance with the current electrical regulations.
  • Page 43: Water Connection

    • If less than 1 bar: Unscrew the inlet hose from the appliance at the inlet solenoid valve and remove the flow regulator (to do this, remove the filter with needle nose pliers and remove the rubber washer be- hind the filter). Replace the filter.
  • Page 44: Inlet Hose Connection

    Installation and connection instructions Inlet Hose Connection A pressure hose of 1.35m in length is supplied. If a longer inflow hose is required, only a VDE-approved, complete set of hoses with fitted hose screw connections is permissible, available from AEG Service Force Centres. –...
  • Page 45: Water Drainage

    Installation and connection instructions Water Drainage The appliance drain hose should hook into a standpipe, the hook in the drain hose is formed using the plastic “U-Piece“ supplied. The standpipe should have an internal diameter of approximately 38 mm (see dia- gram) thus ensuring there is an air break between the drain hose and standpipe.
  • Page 46: Pump Head Of Greater Than 1M

    Installation and connection instructions If you intend the drain hose from the washing machine to empty into a sink, make sure that the sink is empty and the plug hose is not blocked. Use the plastic “U-Piece“ supplied. Important! The end of the drainage hose must not be submerged in the pumped-out water.
  • Page 47: Technical Data

    Technical data Height Adjustment Load (depending on the programme) Area of use Drum speed, spinning Water pressure Dimensions (dimensions in mm) Installation and connection instructions approx. +10 / -5mm max. 5kg Domestic see rating plate 1-10bar (=10-100 N/cm = 0.1-1.0 Mpa)
  • Page 48: Warranty Conditions

    Warranty conditions Warranty conditions Great Britain Guarantee Conditions AEG offer the following guarantee to the first purchaser of this appliance. 1. The guarantee is valid for 12 months commencing when the appliance is handed over to the first retail purchaser, which must be verified by purchase invoice or similar docu- mentation.
  • Page 50: Index

    Index Index Cancelling the programme ... . 20 Changing the programme ... . . 20 Child safety feature ....28 Coloureds .
  • Page 51: Service & Spare Parts

    Service & Spare Parts If after carrying out the necessary checks there is still a fault with your appliance please contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. In guarantee customers should ensure that the suggested checks have been made as the engineer will make a charge if the fault is not a mechanical or electrical breakdown.
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