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  • Page 1 QB 5201 User manual Dishwasher...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Thank you for choosing one of our high-quality products. To ensure optimal and regular performance of your appliance please read this instruction manual carefully. It will enable you to navigate all processes perfectly and most efficiently. To refer to this manual any time you need to, we recommend you to keep it in a safe place.
  • Page 3: Operating Instructions

    Safety information Operating instructions Safety information In the interest of your safety and to ensure the correct use, before installing and first using the appliance, read this user manual carefully, including its hints and warnings. To avoid unnecessary mistakes and accidents, it is important to ensure that all people using the appliance are thoroughly familiar with its operation and safety features.
  • Page 4: Installation

    Product description • Keep children well away from the dishwasher when the door is open. Installation • Check your dishwasher for any transport damage. Never connect a damaged machine. If your dishwasher is damaged contact your supplier. • All packaging must be removed before use. •...
  • Page 5: Control Panel

    Control panel Rinse aid dispenser Rating plate Filters Lower spray arm Upper spray arm This dishwasher has an internal light that turns on and off when the opening and closing of the dishwasher's door occurs. Internal light is equipped with led lamp CLASS 1 in accordance with EN 60825-1: 1994 + A1: 2002 + A2: 2001.
  • Page 6: The Digital Display

    Control panel Multitab button (Multitab) Delay start button Digital display Function buttons Indicator lights Programme lights Indicator lights Multitab Indicates the activation/deactivation of the Multitab function (see Multitab function) Salt Illuminates when the special salt has run out. Rinse aid Illuminates when the rinse aid has run out.
  • Page 7: First Use

    First use Always remember that when performing the following operations: – selecting a washing programme, – setting the water softener, – activating/deactivating the rinse aid, the appliance MUST be in setting mode. If a programme light is illuminated, the last performed or selected programme is still set. In this case, to return to setting mode, the programme has to be cancelled.
  • Page 8: Setting Manually

    Setting the water softener Water hardness Adjusting the water hardness Use of salt setting °dH °TH mmol/l manually electronically 29 - 36 51 - 64 5,1 - 6,4 level 7 23 - 28 40 - 50 4,0 - 5,0 level 6 19 - 22 33 - 39 3,3 - 3,9...
  • Page 9: Use Of Dishwasher Salt

    Use of dishwasher salt Use of dishwasher salt WARNING! Only use salt specifically designed for use in dishwashers. All other types of salt not spe- cifically designed for use in a dishwasher, especially table salt, will damage the water soft- ener.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Dosage Of Rinse Aid

    Use of rinse aid 1. Open the container by pressing the release button (A). 2. Add the rinse aid in the container. The maximum level for filling is indicated by "max". The dispenser holds about 110 ml of rinse aid, which is sufficient for between 16 and 40 dishwashing cycles, depending upon the dosage setting.
  • Page 11: Daily Use

    Daily use Daily use • Check if it's necessary to refill with dishwasher salt or rinse aid. • Load cutlery and dishes into the dishwasher. • Fill with dishwasher detergent. • Select a wash programme suitable for the cutlery and dishes. •...
  • Page 12: The Lower Basket

    Loading cutlery and dishes The lower basket Load larger and heavily soiled dishes and pans in the lower basket. To make it easier to load larger dishes, all rear plate racks in the lower basket can be folded down. The cutlery basket WARNING! Long bladed knives stored in an upright position are a potential hazard.
  • Page 13: The Upper Basket

    Loading cutlery and dishes 1. Place the grid insert on the cutlery basket. 2. Place forks and spoon in the cutlery basket with their handles pointing downwards. For larger utensils, such as whisks, leave off one half of the cutlery grid. The upper basket Place long, pointed items of cutlery in the knife drawer.
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Height Of The Upper Basket

    Loading cutlery and dishes • The cup racks can be folded up out of the way for tall crockery items. • Lay or hang wine and brandy glasses in the slots in the cup racks. • For glasses with long stems, fold the glass rack to the right, otherwise fold it away to the left.
  • Page 15: Use Of Detergent

    Use of detergent Raising / lowering the upper basket: 1. Pull out the upper basket completely. 2. Holding the upper basket by the handle, raise it as far as it will go and then lower it vertically. The upper basket will latch into the lower or the upper position.
  • Page 16: Multitab Function

    Multitab function 2. Fill the detergent dispenser (1) with deter- gent. The marking indicates the dosing levels: 20 = approximately 20 g of detergent 30 = approximately 30 g of detergent. 3. All programmes with prewash need an ad- ditional detergent dose (5/10 g) that must be placed in the prewash detergent cham- ber (2).
  • Page 17: Activation/Deactivation Of The Multitab Function

    Washing programmes Once the programme is running, the "Multitab function" can NO longer be changed. If you want to exclude the "Multitab function " you have to cancel the programme setting and then deactivate the "Multitab function ". In this case you have to set a washing programme (and desired options) again. Activation/deactivation of the Multitab function Press the Multitab button: the corresponding indicator light illuminates.
  • Page 18 Washing programmes Programme Degree of Type of Programme description Consumption val- soil load Auto Mixed nor- Crockery, mal and cutlery, 45-70° heavy soil pots and pans Heavy soil Crockery, 70° cutlery, pots and pans x-press 30' Light soil Crockery and cutlery 60°...
  • Page 19: Select And Start A Washing Programme

    Select and start a washing programme Select and start a washing programme Select the washing programme and delay start with the door slightly opened. The start of the programme or the countdown of the delay start will occur only after the closure of the door.
  • Page 20: Unloading The Dishwasher

    Unloading the dishwasher Interrupt a washing programme in progress • Open the dishwasher door; the programme will stop. Close the door; the programme will start from the point at which it was interrupted. • Press the On/Off button, all lights will turn off. Press the On/Off button again; the pro- gramme will start from the point at which it was interrupted.
  • Page 21: Cleaning The Spray Arms

    Care and cleaning 2. The dishwasher filter system comprises a coarse filter ( A ), a microfilter ( B ) and a flat filter. Unlock the filter system using the handle on the microfilter, and remove the filter system. 3. Turn the handle about 1/4 a turn anti- clockwise and remove the filter system.
  • Page 22: External Cleaning

    What to do if… If residues of soil have clogged the holes in the spray arms, remove them with a cocktail stick. External cleaning Clean the external surfaces of the machine and control panel with a damp soft cloth. If necessary use only neutral detergents.
  • Page 23 What to do if… Fault code and malfunction Possible cause and solution • continuous flashing of the light of the run- • The water tap is blocked or furred with lime- ning programme scale. • appears in the digital display. Clean the water tap.
  • Page 24: Technical Data

    Technical data The wash results are not satisfactory The dishes are not clean • The wrong washing programme has been se- lected. • The dishes are arranged in such a way as to stop water reaching all parts of the surface. The baskets must not be overloaded.
  • Page 25: Building-In

    Installation Remove all packaging before positioning the machine. If possible, position the machine next to a water tap and a drain. Building-in This dishwasher is designed to be fitted under a kitchen counter or work surface. It is essential that the recess dimensions indica- ted in the illustration are followed.
  • Page 26 Installation Adjusting the height of the plinth It is important for the dishwasher to be abso- lutely horizontal so that the door seals properly. The adjustable feet are to be turned to the left or right until the dishwasher is horizontal. If there is a space at the bottom of the machine, this can be covered by lowering the plinth.
  • Page 27: Water Connection

    Water connection washer since this could damage the hydraulic components. WARNING! The dishwasher must be secured to the underside of the worktop or to adjacent units by using the brackets supplied. Neglect to do this can cause injury or damage. Under no cir- cumstances may holes be drilled through the sides of the dishwasher since this could dam- age the hydraulic components.
  • Page 28: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection The waste connection must be at a height of be- tween 30 cm (minimum) and 100 cm (maximum) from the bottom of the dishwasher. The drain hose can face either to the right or left of the dishwasher. Ensure the hose is not bent or squashed as this could prevent or slow down the discharge of wa- ter.
  • Page 29: Environment Concerns

    Environment concerns Environment concerns The symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product may not be treated as household waste. Instead it should be taken to the appropriate collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product.
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