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First Use; Setting The Water Softener - Electrolux QB 5201 User Manual

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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.
To cancel a set programme or a programme in progress
Press and hold the Cancel button until all the programme lights illuminate. The programme
has been cancelled and the machine is now in setting mode.

First use

Before using your dishwasher for the first time:
• Ensure that the electrical and water connections comply with the installation instruc-
• Remove all packaging from inside the appliance
• Set the water softener
• Pour 1 litre of water inside the salt container and then fill with dishwasher salt
• Fill the rinse aid dispenser
If you want to use combi detergent tablets such as: "3 in 1", "4 in 1", "5 in 1" etc... set the
Multitab function (see "Multitab function").
Setting the water softener
The dishwasher is equipped with a water softener designed to remove minerals and salts
from the water supply, which would have a detrimental or adverse effect on the operation
of the appliance.
The higher the content of these minerals and salts, the harder your water is. Water hardness
is measured in equivalent scales, German degrees (°dH), French degrees (°TH) and mmol/l
(millimol per litre - international unit for the hardness of water).
The softener should be adjusted according to the hardness of the water in your area. Your
local Water Authority can advise you on the hardness of the water in your area.
The water softener must be set in both ways: manually, using the water hardness dial and
51 - 70
43 - 50
37 - 42
Water hardness
91 - 125
9,1 - 12,5
76 - 90
7,6 - 8,9
65 - 75
6,5 - 7,5
Adjusting the water hardness
level 10
level 9
level 8
First use
Use of salt