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Miele W 502 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions
for Washing machine
W 502
It is
to read these
operating instructions before
installing or using the machine, to
avoid the risk of accident, or damage
to the machine.
M.-Nr. 06 177 830



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  • Page 1 Operating instructions for Washing machine W 502 It is to read these operating instructions before installing or using the machine, to avoid the risk of accident, or damage to the machine. M.-Nr. 06 177 830...
  • Page 2 Old appliances contain materials which can be recycled. Please contact your The transport and protective packing dealer, your local waste collection has been selected from materials which centre or scrap merchant about are environmentally friendly for disposal potential recycling schemes. and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ......... . 2 Disposal of the packing material .
  • Page 4 Interrupting a programme ......... . . 25 Altering a programme once selected .
  • Page 5 The Miele water protection system ........
  • Page 6 Repairs should only be appliance. undertaken by a Miele approved engineer. The machine is only completely Before setting up the machine, isolated from the electricity supply...
  • Page 7 If the connection cable is faulty it been removed (see section on must only be replaced by a Miele "Installation"). During spinning, a transit approved service technician to protect fitting which is still in place may result in the user from danger.
  • Page 8 Accessory parts may only be fitted Textiles which have been when expressly approved by Miele. pre-treated in solvent based If other parts are used, guarantee, cleaning agents must be thoroughly...
  • Page 9: Special Programmes

    Your machine also has the following special programmes in addition to the In these programmes, the laundry is standard Cottons and Minimum iron washed and spun very gently to reduce programmes. creasing and the amount of ironing required, thus providing "Easy care" for your laundry.
  • Page 10 When, for example, new programmes are developed or new fabrics are introduced, a service engineer will be able to modify existing programme cycles accordingly. Miele will provide information when such possibilities become available.
  • Page 11: Programme Selector

    a Start starts the wash programme show which section of the wash programme has been reached. Indicator light on = option selected Indicator light off = option not selected h I-On/0-Off for switching the machine on or off or for spin speeds, Rinse hold or interrupting a programme Without spin opens the machine door...
  • Page 12 Press the "Spin" button to select a different spin speed. However, you cannot select a spin speed higher than the maximum allowed for the basic The programme selector is used to set wash programme chosen. the basic wash programme and the temperature for that programme.
  • Page 13: Detergent

    Before using the machine for the first time ensure that it is correctly installed and connected. See the relevant section under "Installation". Also check that the fluff filter is securely tightened. Otherwise there is a risk of water leakage during use. For safety reasons spinning is not possible until the machine has been prepared for using for the first time.
  • Page 14 – 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 – Reduce the amount of detergent with machine, load the maximum dry load smaller loads (approx.
  • Page 15: Programme Chart

    See the "Programme chart" in the next section for information on which Please note: programmes to use for different fabric To help familiarise yourself with how to types. use your washing machine please read the sections "Before washing", "Selecting a programme" and "At the end of a programme"...
  • Page 16 9ö876 Fabric Cottons and linen fabrics, e.g. bed linen, table linen, towelling, jeans, underwear, T-shirts, nappies. Additional options Short, Pre-wash, Soak, Water plus Notes – Only use the Cottons 95°C programme for heavily soiled laundry. – For heavily soiled laundry and/or soiling which has been left unwashed for some time, select the Soak additional option.
  • Page 17 Fabric For delicate garments made of synthetic fibres, mixed fibres and for easy care cotton shirts and blouses. Curtains, including net curtains, specified as machine-washable by the manufacturer. Additional options Short, Pre-wash, Soak Notes – Laundry remains relatively crease-free for easier ironing.
  • Page 18 Fabric Very lightly soiled fabrics, which can be washed in the Cottons programme. Notes – Use less detergent (as for a half load). Detergent Powder detergent, detergent for coloured fabrics, liquid detergent. max. load 2.5 kg Fabric Small loads of garments made from man-made fibres and cotton garments which can be washed together.
  • Page 19: Before Washing

    With particularly stubborn stains ask your dry cleaner for advice. Do not used solvent-based cleaning agents in this machine. ^ Sort the laundry by colour and by care label symbol. Most garments have a textile care label in the collar or side seam.
  • Page 20 ^ Press in the I-On/0-Off button. ^ Press the Door button and open the drum door. ^ Unfold the laundry and load loosely in the drum. To achieve best results it is advisable to make up mixed loads consisting of both large and small ^ Turn the programme selector to the items.
  • Page 21: Additional Options

    For heavily soiled and stained items. Additional options can be selected as long as they are compatible with the For heavily soiled and stained items basic programme being used. Only one with dried-on stains, or ones which of the following can be selected at a cannot be bleached out, (e.g.
  • Page 22: Add Detergent

    It is important to dispense the correct amount, because ..too little results in the following: – Laundry will not be properly clean and will in time become grey and hard to the touch. – Greasy particles cling to the laundry. –...
  • Page 23 When the Anti-crease/Finish indicator Press the I-On/0-Off button and turn the programme selector to Finish . light comes on the laundry can be removed from the drum: Otherwise there is the danger of ^ Press the Door button. objects being placed inadvertently in the drum.
  • Page 24 – the suds temperature is above Laundry can be added or removed – the water is above a certain level. after the programme has started when – the programme has reached the using the following programmes: Final spin stage. – Cottons –...
  • Page 25: Programme Sequence

    ^ Switch the washing machine off with ^ Turn the programme selector to the I-On/0-Off button. Finish . To continue with the same programme: As soon as the programme sequence indicator light for the programme stage ^ Switch the washing machine back on you want the programme to continue at again with the I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 26 This washing machine has fully electronic controls with automatic load Main wash recognition. This machine takes in the Water level: low right amount of water required for the Wash rhythm: normal programme depending on the amount Rinses of laundry and its absorbency rate. This Water level: high means that programme cycles and No of rinses: 2 or 3...
  • Page 27 Main wash Water level: low Water level: medium Wash rhythm: normal Wash rhythm: Woollens Final spin: yes Rinses Water level: medium No of rinses: 2 Water level: high Spinning No of rinses: 2 Rinse and interim spin : yes Final spin: yes Final spin: yes Main wash Anti-crease:...
  • Page 28: Water Softeners

    (e.g. special application detergents), will need to purchase a special con- dispense them into compartment j in tainer from the Miele Spare Parts de- the following order: partment which sits in the main wash compartment j of the detergent dis- 1.
  • Page 29: E-Cloth

    If starching frequently, clean the dispenser compartment and especially the siphon tube and Fabric conditioners make garments soft conditioner channel. See "Cleaning and fluffy to handle and help prevent the detergent dispenser drawer". static cling when tumble drying. Starch stiffens and gives body to items of laundry, e.g.
  • Page 30 The washing machine must not be hosed down. A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from the Miele Spare Parts department, Part number 98013530, which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic and chrome without the use of chemicals.
  • Page 31 Remove detergent residues regularly. ^ Clean the siphon. Remove the siphon from compartment §. Wash under running warm water. Clean the ^ Pull out the detergent dispenser siphon tube in the same way. drawer until a resistance is felt. Press down the release catch and at the Replace the siphon.
  • Page 32: Cleaning Water Inlet Filters

    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. six months or so, or more often if there are frequent interruptions to the water supply.
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    With the help of the following notes minor faults in the performance of the appliance, 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 accordance with local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 34: Or Power Failure

    Check drain The water outlet is Clean the fluff filter and the blocked. drain pump as described in "Problem solving guide - Opening the drum door in the event of a blocked drain outlet and/or power failure". The drain hose has The maximum drain height is been fixed too high.
  • Page 35 Check drain The drain outlet is Clean the fluff filter and the drain restricted. pump as described in "Problem solving guide - Opening the door in the event of a blocked drain outlet and/or power failure". Check inlet The water inlet is Check whether restricted.
  • Page 36 The four feet are not Level the machine. See resting evenly on the advice on installation. floor. The spin speed selected Select a higher spin speed was too low. next time. These do not indicate a They occur at the end of a fault.
  • Page 37 Liquid detergents do not – Use a general purpose contain bleaching washing machine powder agents. They do not containing a bleaching remove fruit, coffee and agent. tea stains – Pour stain removers into compartment j of the dispenser drawer and liquid detergent into a dispenser ball.
  • Page 38 Put the plug in the socket and switch on. Switch the machine on with the I-On/0-Off button. Open the drum door as described in the section “Opening the door in the event of a power failure”. Press hard against the lock side of the drum door and then press the Door button.
  • Page 39 If the drain outlet is clogged, more water will be retained in the machine ^ Switch the washing machine off. There is a filter flap opener behind the Caution: if laundry has been detergent drawer facia panel. washed at a high temperature, water draining out of the machine will still be hot.
  • Page 40 Once the flow of water ceases: Make sure the fluff filter is securely tightened. Otherwise there is a risk of water leakage during use. Always make sure that the drum is stationary before reaching into the machine to remove laundry. Reaching into a moving drum is extremely dangerous.
  • Page 41 In the event of any faults which you cannot remedy yourself please contact improve our service. – Your Miele dealer or – Your nearest Miele Service The appliance is guaranteed for a Department (see back cover for the period of 2 years.
  • Page 42 a Inlet hose (tested to withstand h Detergent dispenser drawer pressure of at least 7000 kPa) i Drum door b Electricity supply cable j Flap for fluff filter, drain pump and c - f Flexible drain hose (with emergency release detachable swivel elbow) k Handle recesses for moving the g Facia panel with controls...
  • Page 43: Rear View

    a Protruding lid edge for holding when e Cover with transit bars moving the machine f Restraining clip for: b Electricity supply cable – Inlet hose c Inlet hose (tested to withstand – Drain hose pressure of at least 7000 kPa) –...
  • Page 44: Installation Surface

    (available from the Miele Spare Parts Dept). ^ To remove the left and right covers . Use a screwdriver to prise out the cover as illustrated. . Pull the cover forwards to remove.
  • Page 45 ^ 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 46 The washing machine must not be moved without the transit bars in place. Store the transit bars as shown or keep them in a safe place for future use. They must be re-fitted if the machine is to be moved again (e.g.when moving house).
  • Page 47 The machine must stand perfectly level on all four feet to ensure safe and proper operation. ^ Using the spanner supplied turn counter nut in a clockwise direction. Then turn counter nut together with foot to unscrew. ^ Use a spirit level to check the Failure to level the machine can result machine is standing level.
  • Page 48 A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked with the washing machine. A stacking – A special building under conversion kit* is required. kit* is necessary and can be purchased The machine lid must be replaced by from the Miele Spare Parts Department.
  • Page 49: Miele Water Protection System

    – Overflow protection This prevents the washing machine taking in too much water. If the water The Miele Waterproof system protects level exceeds a certain level, the all parts of the washing machine from drain pump switches in and pumps water damage.
  • Page 50: Connection To Water Supply

    The washing machine is suitable for connection to a hot water supply. Only use a genuine Miele hose should you ever need a replacement or extension. These are tested to withstand pressure of at least 7000 kPa.
  • Page 51 (up to a maximum of 1.8 m) a second machine. duo-drain pump is available with the Connected securely to a plastic drain corresponding kit from the Miele Spare pipe with a rubber nipple. There is no Parts Department or your Miele Dealer. need to use a non-return valve.
  • Page 52 plug which is marked with the letter N or coloured black. The washing machine is supplied with a mains cable with moulded plug for The wire which is coloured brown must connection to a 230-240V mains be connected to the terminal in the supply.
  • Page 53: Consumption Data

    in kWh in litres Short Normal 95°C 5.5 kg 1.70 1 h 42 min 1 h 57 min 60°C 5.5 kg 0.85 1 h 26 min 1 h 56 min 40°C 5.5 kg 0.50 – 1 h 56 min 40°C 5.5 kg 0.50 1 h 26 min...
  • Page 54 Height 85,0 cm Width 59,5 cm Depth 58,0 cm Depth with door open 97,5 cm Weight 93 kg Maximum floor load 1600 Newton (approx. 160 kg) Capacity 5.5 kg dry laundry Voltage see data plate Rated load see data plate Fuse rating see data plate Consumption data...
  • Page 55 Programmable functions for changing standard settings...
  • Page 56 The programmable functions can be used to tailor washing programmes to Setting 1: suit your individual requirements. an increase in the rinse water level for The programmable functions are the programmes listed. activated with the help of the Start button and the programme selector. Setting 2: an increase in the water level in the main wash and rinses for the...
  • Page 57 E Turn the programme selector to the Cottons 75°C position: The Soak/Pre-wash sequence indicator Before you begin, first ensure that: light will briefly flash twice in 2 second – The washing machine is switched off. intervals, to show that factory Setting 2 –...
  • Page 58: Gentle Action

    A Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps B to C. Activating gentle action reduces the drum action and is suitable for B Switch the machine on with the washing slightly soiled articles more I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 59: Top-Up Rinse For Cottons

    A Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps B to C. When this is activated, additional water flows into the drum at the end B Switch the machine on with the of the main wash and the suds are I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 60: Memory Function

    A Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps B to C. If an additional option(s) is selected for a programme, and / or the spin B Switch the machine on with the speed is altered, the machine stores I-On/0-Off button.
  • Page 61: Soak

    A Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps A length of time of between 30 minutes B to C. and 2 hours can be programmed in 30 B Switch the machine on with the minute increments for the soak process.
  • Page 64 Alteration rights reserved/3204 M.-Nr. 06 177 830 / 01 en - AU This paper consists of cellulose which has been bleached without the use of chlorine.

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