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Miele W 5922 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions

for Washing machine
W 5922
en - GB, IN
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the machine it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 09 011 590



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions for Washing machine W 5922 en - GB, IN To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. M.-Nr. 09 011 590...
  • Page 2: Caring For Our Environment

    Caring for our environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old machine material Electrical and electronic machines often contain materials which, if The transport and protective packing handled or disposed of incorrectly, has been selected from materials which could be potentially hazardous to are environmentally friendly for disposal human health and to the environment.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for our environment ......... 2 Warning and Safety instructions .
  • Page 4 Contents Detergent ............37 The correct detergent .
  • Page 5 The Miele water protection system ........
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other usage is not supported by to property. the manufacturer and could be dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable To avoid the risk of accidents and for damage resulting from incorrect or damage to the washing machine,...
  • Page 7 If the connection cable is faulty it data on the data plate (voltage and must only be replaced by a Miele connected load) match the mains approved service technician to protect electricity supply. If in any doubt, the user from danger.
  • Page 8: Correct Use

    Do not make any alterations to the washing machine, unless authorised to Flooding danger. do so by Miele. If hooking the drain hose into a wash basin, check that the water can drain off quickly enough to prevent the sink Correct use from overflowing.
  • Page 9 A lukewarm water immediately. If special descaling agent is available to swallowed, seek medical assistance order from the Miele Spare Parts immediately and retain the packaging Department or via the internet on or label for reference. Those with skin
  • Page 10: Operating The Washing Machine

    Operating the washing machine Control panel Start/Stop button Extra option buttons with indicator For starting the programme selected lights and cancelling a programme once it Various extra options can be added has started. to the washing programmes. Display with X, OK and Y buttons Programme selector See the following page for more For selecting a programme.
  • Page 11: Display

    Operating the washing machine Display Multiple option selection If a value is selected, there will be a tick next to it. Further extras Extra quiet Extra rinse Press the X or Y button to scroll down or up the options in the display. Press the OK button to select the highlighted value.
  • Page 12 Operating the washing machine The following are selected via the display – wash temperature – final spin speed – the soak time – delay start – cancellation of a programme – safety lock The following are selected via Further programmes/Settings 4 –...
  • Page 13: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Setting the language Before using the machine for the first You will be asked to select the time ensure that it is correctly language you require for the display. It installed and connected. See is possible to select another language "Installation and connection".
  • Page 14 Before using for the first time Reminder to remove transport bars Calibrating the load sensor to zero ^ Switch on the washing machine. To avoid the risk of damage, the ^ Open the drum door. transport bars must be removed before the machine is used for the ^ Turn the programme selector to first time.
  • Page 15: Washing Environmentally And Economically

    Washing environmentally and economically Energy and water consumption Detergent – Water consumption and energy – Do not exceed the amounts of usage are determined by the size of detergent recommended by the the load. manufacturer on the packaging. To make the most out of your –...
  • Page 16: How To Wash Correctly

    How to wash correctly Brief instructions If you use a solvent-based clean- The headings numbered , . . . ing agent (e.g. one containing ben- show the operating sequence and can zene) to pre-treat a stain, make sure be used as brief instructions. that any plastic parts (e.g.
  • Page 17 How to wash correctly Switch on the washing machine The following are selected via Further programmes/Settings 4 The interior drum lighting will come on. The drum lighting will go out automatically after five minutes. Press the Door button to switch the drum lighting back on again.
  • Page 18 How to wash correctly Select a temperature / spin speed Select an Extra option(s) If required, you can change the suggested temperature and/or spin speed within a given range. Cottons 60°C 1600 rpm Duration: 2:59 h ^ Press the X or Y button to alter the temperature.
  • Page 19 How to wash correctly Load the drum Make sure that no items are caught ^ Press the Door button to open the between the drum door and seal. drum door. The load size indicator display will appear. Load < 25% The display shows the amount of laundry loaded in the drum as a % (in 25% steps) of the maximum load...
  • Page 20 How to wash correctly Add detergent It is important to dispense the correct amount, because When the door is closed, the load size indicator will be replaced with the too little detergent results in: detergent percentage display. – Laundry not getting properly clean and with time it may become grey Detergent and hard to the touch.
  • Page 21 How to wash correctly Select Delay start (if required) ^ Press the + button and set the time you wish the programme to end at. See "Delay start" for more information. Start the programme ^ Press the flashing Start/Stop button. If a delay start time has been set, then this will count down in the display.
  • Page 22 How to wash correctly Remove the laundry when the programme has finished In the anti-crease phase after the programme has finished, the following will appear alternately in the display: Cottons 60°C 1600 rpm Anti-crease ^ Check the folds in the door seal for Programme finished any small articles, e.g.
  • Page 23: Extra Options

    Extra options Extra quiet Extra options are selected or deselected by pressing the appropriate If using your washing machine during button. quiet periods, you can reduce the noise levels even more. Short If the Extra quiet extra option is For light to nomal soiling with no visible selected, the machine will activate the staining.
  • Page 24: Further Extras 4

    Extra options Further extras 4 You can now use the display to select the soak duration you require. The Further extras sub-menu will open in the display. Soak duration 0:30 h:min Press the Further extras 4 button again to come out of the Further (0:00 - 6:00 h) extras sub-menu.
  • Page 25: The Following Extra Options Can Be Selected In Addition To The Programme

    Extra options The following extra options can be selected in addition to the programme: Cottons Minimum iron Delicates Woollens Silks Express 20 Hygiene Automatic plus Shirts Denim Separate rinse Drain / Spin Dark garments Sportswear Trainers Outerwear Proofing Soft toys First wash Pillows Curtains...
  • Page 26: Spinning

    Spinning Final spin speed Rinse and interim spin There is a spin after the main wash and Programme between the rinses. A reduction in the Cottons 1600 final spin speed will also reduce the Minimum iron 1200 interim spin speed. In some Delicates programmes, an additional rinse is Woollens...
  • Page 27: Delay Start

    Delay start With delay start you can choose when The display will show the hours and you want the programme to end. The minutes remaining until the start of the start of a programme can be delayed programme. from 15 minutes up to a maximum of 24 hours, allowing you to make use of To change delay start night-time economy electricity rates, for...
  • Page 28: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Cottons cold to 95°C Max. load 7.0 kg Use for Cotton, linen or cotton mix fabrics, e.g. table linen, towelling, underwear, T-shirts etc. Note – Selecting the 60°C wash temperature will give the performance of a Cottons 60°C programme, however for energy saving and environmental protection reasons the actual wash temperature reached will be lower.
  • Page 29 Programme chart Silks cold to 30°C Max. load 1.0 kg Use for Silks and other handwashable fabrics with no wool content. Note Place tights, bras etc. in a washing bag. Express 20 cold to 40°C Max. load 3.5 kg Use for Cotton and minimum iron garments that have hardly been worn or are only very lightly soiled.
  • Page 30 Programme chart Separate rinse Max. load 7.0 kg Use for Rinsing handwashed items. Note – Reduce the spin speed for fabrics which crease easily. Drain / Spin – Drain only: Select No . (No spin). Notes – Make sure you select the appropriate spin speed. Dark garments cold to 40°C Max.
  • Page 31 Programme chart Proofing 40°C Max. load 2.5 kg Use for Treating microfibre fabrics, skiwear, and table linen made from mainly synthetic fibres to provide a water and stain resistant finish. Notes – The items should be freshly laundered and spun or dried before proofing.
  • Page 32: Programme Sequence

    Programme sequence Main wash Rinses Spinning Water Wash Water Rinses Interim Final level rhythm level spin spin 1)2) Cottons Minimum iron Delicates – Woollens Silks – Express 20 Hygiene Automatic plus Shirts – Denim – Separate rinse – – – Drain / Spin –...
  • Page 33 Programme sequence = Low water level Special features in the programme sequences: = Medium water level Anti-crease: = High water level At the end of every programme, with = Intensive rhythm the exception of the Woollens = Normal rhythm programme, the drum continues to turn at intervals for up to 30 minutes to help = Gentle rhythm prevent creasing.
  • Page 34: Garment Care Label Symbols

    Garment care label symbols Washing Ironing The figure quoted in the bucket is the The number of dots indicates the maximum temperature the garment ironing temperature can be washed at. The number of Hot iron (max sole plate temp. bars under the symbol indicates the approx.
  • Page 35: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Cancelling a programme Interrupting a programme ^ Switch the machine off with the You can cancel a programme at any K button. time after it has started. ^ Press the Start/Stop button. To continue with the same programme: ^ Switch the machine back on with the Options K button.
  • Page 36: Adding Or Removing Laundry After A Programme Has Started

    Changing the programme sequence Adding or removing laundry Safety lock after a programme has started The safety lock prevents the machine ^ Press the Door button to open the from being opened or the drum door. programme cancelled during a wash programme.
  • Page 37: Detergent

    Do not use biological detergents on silk as the enzymes may damage the silk. Instructions for use and recommended dosage amounts are given on the detergent packaging. See “Optional accessories” at the end of this booklet for details of Miele branded care products including detergents and fabric conditioner.
  • Page 38 Detergent Universal Detergent Detergent Specialist Proofing Fabric detergent detergent* agent** conditioner coloureds delicates Cottons – – – Minimum iron – – – Delicates – – Woollens – – – – Silks – – – – Express 20 – – – Hygiene –...
  • Page 39 Liquid detergent For programmes with a pre-wash you will need to purchase a special container from the Miele Spare Parts Department which sits in the main wash compartment . Add liquid detergent to this container for the main wash and...
  • Page 40: Water Softeners

    Normally soiled Miele branded water softening tablets Visibly dirty and/or just a few slight are available from the Miele Spare Parts stains. Department or via the internet on Heavily soiled Visible dirt and stains and/or dried on Use a quantity of detergent as for soft soiling.
  • Page 41: Fabric Conditioners And Liquid Starch

    Detergent Fabric conditioners and liquid If starching frequently, thoroughly starch clean the dispenser compartment, Fabric conditioners make garments soft especially the siphon tube and to handle and help prevent static cling fabric conditioner channel, regularly. when tumble drying. See "Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer".
  • Page 42: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care A range of Miele branded Do not use solvents, abrasive CareCollection products are avaialble cleaners, glass cleaners or to order from Miele. See "Optional accessories". multi-purpose cleaning agents. These might damage plastic surfaces and other components Cleaning the drum (Hygiene...
  • Page 43 Cleaning and care Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer housing ^ Clean the siphon. 1. Remove the siphon from ^ Use a bottle brush to remove compartment and rinse under detergent residues and limescale warm running water. Clean the from the jets inside the detergent siphon tube in the same way.
  • Page 44: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filters

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the water inlet filters To clean the filter in the water inlet valve: The washing machine has two filters to ^ Using pliers, carefully loosen the protect the inlet valves. ribbed plastic nut on the inlet valve These filters should be checked every and unscrew.
  • Page 45: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide With the help of the following notes, minor faults in the performance of the machine, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be put right without contacting the Service Department. Repair work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by a suitably qualified person in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 46: One Of The Following Fault Messages Appears In The Display

    Problem solving guide One of the following fault messages appears in the display Fault message Possible cause Remedy Fault The water inlet is Check whether Water intake blocked or – the stopcock is Open stopcock restricted. opened properly. – the inlet hose is kinked. –...
  • Page 47: The Following Fault Messages Appear In The Display At The End Of The Programme

    Problem solving guide The following fault messages appear in the display at the end of the programme Fault message Possible cause Remedy Check detergent Excessive foam has built Use less detergent next time up during washing. and follow the manufacturer's instructions on dosage given on the packaging.
  • Page 48: Problems With The Load Size Indicator Or Calibrating To Zero

    Problem solving guide Problems with the load size indicator or calibrating to zero Problem Possible cause Remedy ^ To recalibrate the sensor to the There was already The display indicates <25% a load of or no laundry in the drum zero setting: load size is indicated when the machine...
  • Page 49: General Problems

    Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy The machine shakes The machine feet are not Level the machine (see during the spin cycle. level. "Installation and connection"). The laundry has not The machine detected an Include both large and been spun properly and imbalance during the final small items in the load as...
  • Page 50: An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    Problem solving guide An unsatisfactory wash result Problem Possible cause Remedy Liquid detergents – Use a general purpose Liquid detergent does not give the usually contain no detergent containing a required result. bleaching agents. bleaching agent. They do not remove –...
  • Page 51: The Door Will Not Open

    Problem solving guide The door will not open Possible cause Remedy Insert the plug in the socket and switch on, and/or The machine is not switch the machine on with the K button. connected to the electricity supply and/or is not switched on.
  • Page 52: Opening The Drum Door In The Event Of A Blocked Drain Outlet And/Or Power Failure

    Problem solving guide Opening the drum door in the Blocked drain outlet event of a blocked drain outlet If the drain outlet is blocked, up to and/or power failure 25 litres of water will be retained in the machine. ^ Switch the washing machine off. There is a lever behind the detergent Caution: if laundry has been drawer fascia panel.
  • Page 53 Problem solving guide Once the flow of water ceases: Make sure the drain filter is securely tightened. Otherwise there is a risk of water leakage during use. To avoid loss of detergent, pour approx. 2 litres of water into the detergent dispenser drawer after cleaning the drain filter.
  • Page 54: After Sales Service

    Miele service – your Miele Dealer or technicians during servicing work for testing purposes and for updating the – Miele (see back cover for contact machine's programme data. details). When contacting your Dealer or Miele, Appliance guarantee...
  • Page 55: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Front view Inlet hose (tested to withstand Detergent dispenser drawer pressure of at least 7,000 kPa) Drum door Electricity supply cable Access to drain filter, drain pump Flexible drain hose (with and emergency release detachable swivel elbow) Handle recesses for moving the Control panel machine...
  • Page 56: Rear View

    Installation and connection Rear view Protruding lid for holding when Transport clip for inlet and drain moving the machine hoses Electricity supply cable Safety cap for transit bars Inlet hose (tested to withstand Transport clip for inlet and drain pressure of at least 7,000 kPa) hoses and for storing transit bars when not in use.
  • Page 57: Installation Surface

    1. Pull on the attached stopper, retaining clips (available from the Miele Spare Parts Dept). Otherwise 2. then use a screwdriver to release the there is the danger of the machine catch at the top.
  • Page 58 Installation and connection ^ Using the spanner supplied, turn the ^ Turn the right-hand transit bar 90°, left-hand transit bar 90°, then then ^ withdraw the transit bar. ^ withdraw the transit bar.
  • Page 59: Re-Fitting The Transit Bars

    Installation and connection To avoid the risk of injury the holes for the transit bars must be covered after the transit bars have been removed. ^ Secure the transit bars to the back of the washing machine. Make sure that the top catch is located above the holder.
  • Page 60: Levelling The Machine

    Installation and connection Levelling the machine The machine must stand perfectly level on all four feet to ensure safe and proper operation. Incorrect installation may increase electricity and water consumption and may cause the machine to move about. Screwing out and adjusting the feet The four adjustable screw feet are used to level the machine.
  • Page 61: Building Under A Continuous Worktop/In A Kitchen Run

    Installation and connection Washer and Dryer stack The fitting of building-under kits* A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked and stacking kits* must only be with the washing machine. A "WTV" undertaken by qualified and stacking kit* is necessary. competent persons, in accordance...
  • Page 62: The Miele Water Protection System

    – Overflow protection system This prevents the washing machine taking in too much water. If the water The Miele water protection system level exceeds a certain level, the protects the washing machine from drain pump switches in and pumps water damage.
  • Page 63: Connection To The Water Supply

    The washing machine is not suitable for connection to a hot water supply. Maintenance and care Only use a genuine Miele hose should you ever need a replacement or extension. These are tested to withstand pressure of at least...
  • Page 64: Connection To The Drainage System

    If required, the drain hose can be extended to a length of 5 m. The necessary parts can purchased from the Miele Spare Parts Department or your Miele dealer. Adapter * For a delivery head of more than 1 m (up to a max.
  • Page 65: Electrical Connection U.k

    Installation and connection Electrical connection U.K. Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 All electrical work should be carried out The fuse cover must be refitted when by a suitably qualified and competent changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover person, in strict accordance with is lost, the plug must not be used until a current national and local safety suitable replacement is obtained.
  • Page 66: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Load Consumption data Energy Water Duration in kWh in litres Short Normal Cottons 95°C 7.0 kg 2.20 2 h 29 min 60°C 7.0 kg 0.80 2 h 59 min 60°C 3.5 kg 0.66 2 h 29 min 40°C 7.0 kg 0.70 2 h 34 min...
  • Page 67: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 850 mm Width 595 mm Depth 615 mm Depth with door open 993 mm Height for building under 820 mm Width for building under 600 mm Depth for building under 600 mm Weight 98 kg Capacity 7 kg dry laundry Voltage See data plate Connected load...
  • Page 68: Settings Menu

    Settings menu Language The Settings menu can be used to alter the machine's electronics to suit The display can be set to appear in changing requirements. one of several different languages. Settings can be altered at any time. You can change the language via the Language sub-menu.
  • Page 69: Gentle Action

    Settings menu Gentle action Suds cooling Activating gentle action reduces the When this is activated, additional drum action and is suitable for water flows into the drum at the end washing slightly soiled items more of the main wash to cool the suds gently.
  • Page 70: Lock Code

    Settings menu Lock code The following will appear in the display: The code prevents the washing machine being used without your Lock code activated knowledge. When the code has been activated, you Once the washing machine is switched have to enter a code after switching the off, it can only be used again if the lock washing machine on.
  • Page 71: Temperature Unit

    Settings menu Temperature unit Keypad tone You can chose for the temperature to An audible tone sounds each time a be displayed in °C/Celsius or button is pressed. °F/Fahrenheit. The machine is delivered with the The option which is currently set will keypad tone switched off.
  • Page 72: Standby Display

    Settings menu Standby display Memory To save energy, the display goes out If an extra option has been selected and the indicator light for the Start/ for a programme, or the Stop button starts flashing slowly. recommended temperature or spin speed has been altered, the machine The display will always go out, will store the changes in memory at...
  • Page 73: Optional Accessories

    Miele specialist detergents designed to suit the fabric being washed. Miele have also developed a "Outdoor wear" range of specialist CareCollection This specialist detergent will clean your detergents and conditioning products water-repellent outerwear with care.
  • Page 74 Fabric conditioner This liquid detergent is particularly suitable for cleaning coloured and dark The Miele fabric conditioner will give garments. The special formulation your laundry a fresh, natural fragrance. offers effective stain removal, even at It makes garments soft to handle and...
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