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EWF 1480
822 943 373-01 - 13.11.02-01



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  • Page 1 U s e r I n f o r m a t i o n EWF 1480 822 943 373-01 - 13.11.02-01...
  • Page 2 Dear customer, Please read this user information carefully. In particular, pay attention to the section ”Safety” on the first pages. Keep this user information in a safe place for later reference. Pass it on to any subse- quent owners of the unit. Points which are necessary for your safety or which are important for the unit's func- tional capability are highlighted by a warning...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Instructions for use ..............Safety .
  • Page 4 Setting up and connection instructions ..........Technical Data /Dimensions .
  • Page 5: Instructions For Use

    Instructions for use for use Safety The safety of ELECTROLUX electrical appliances Therefore, ensure the necessary supervision dur- conforms to the recognised technical regulations ing operation and do not allow children to play and the legislation covering the safety of appliances. with the washing machine –...
  • Page 6: Disposal

    Disposal Dispose the packing material! Dispose of your washing machine's packaging cor- rectly. All the packaging materials used are harmless to the environment and can be recycled. • Plastic parts are marked with standard interna- tional abbreviations: >PE< for polyethylene, e.g. sheet wrapping material >PS<...
  • Page 7: Unit Description

    Unit Description Front View Drawer for washing Control panel powder and care agent Rating plate (behind filling door) Filling door Flap in front of Screw feet drain pump (height-adjustable) Drawer for Washing Powder and Care Agent In-wash stain treatment Pre-wash detergent/ Main detergent soaking agent or (powder) and water-...
  • Page 8: Control Panel

    Control Panel Spin speed/RINSE HOLD button START/PAUSE button Program selector Program sequence display DOOR button OVER DOSING display Multidisplay Additional program buttons DELAY TIMER button Program Selector The program selector determines the type of wash- ing cycle (e.g. water level, drum movement, number of rinses, spin speed) according to the type of gar- ments being washed, and also the washing solution.
  • Page 9 WOOL (Wolle, Laine)/ P (Handwash) Main washing cycle (cold to 40 °C) for machine washable woollens and hand washable wool fabrics with the ï (handwash) care code. SILK (Seide, Soie)/ P (Handwash) Main washing cycle at 30 °C for hand and machine washable silk.
  • Page 10: Additional Program Buttons

    Additional Program Buttons The additional program buttons are for adapting the washing program to the dirtiness of the washing. Additional programs are not required for washing which is not excessively dirty. Various functions can be combined with each other, depending on the program. PRE WASH (Vorwäsche, Prélavage) Cold pre wash before the main washing cycle which follows on automatically;...
  • Page 11: Consumption Data And Wash Times

    Consumption Data and Wash Times Data and Wash Times Times The values for selected programs in the following tables were determined under standard conditions. However, there is a helpful orientation aid for domestic operation. Filling Quantity Water Energy Time Program Selector/Temperature in kg in litres in kWh...
  • Page 12: Before The First Wash

    Before the First Wash fore the First Wash Wash Carry out a washing operation without washing. This removes residues left over from production on COTTONS/LINEN 95 °C (Koch-/Buntwäsche, Cou- the drum and solution container. leurs), with half the quantity of washing powder. Prepare the Washing Cycle the Washing Cycle Cycle...
  • Page 13: Washing Detergents And Care Agents

    Washing Detergents and Care Agents Which washing detergent and care If the detergent manufacturer gives no details of the dosing quantities for minimum agent? loads, add one third less for half loads and, Use only washing detergents and care agents which in the case of very small loads and for EASY are suitable for use in washing machines.
  • Page 14: Run A Washing Cycle

    Run a Washing Cycle Washing Cycle ycle Brief Instructions A washing cycle is run in the following steps: 1. Set the correct washing program: – Set the program and temperature with the pro- gram selector – Set any additional program(s) if required 2.
  • Page 15: Change Spin Speed / Select Rinse Hold

    Change Spin Speed / Select Rinse Hold If necessary, change the spin speed for the final spin/ select RINSE HOLD (Spülstopp, Arrêt Cuvé Pleine): Press the button Spin speed/RINSE HOLD (Spül- stopp, Arrêt Cuvé Pleine) as often as necessary until the display for the required spin speed or of RINSE HOLD (Spülstopp, Arrêt Cuvé...
  • Page 16: Opening And Closing The Filling Door

    Opening and Closing the Filling Door • Open: Press the button DOOR (Tür/Porte). The filling door springs open. • Close: Press the filling door firmly closed. When the unit is switched on, the display DOOR (Tür/Porte) shows whether the filling door can be opened: –...
  • Page 17: Add Washing Detergent/Care Agent

    Add Washing Detergent/Care Agent Refer to the information on washing deter- gents and care agents, see section ”Wash- ing Detergents and Care Agents”. 1. Open the washing detergent drawer: grip inside the flap on the drawer at the bottom (1) and pull out the drawer as far as it will go (2).
  • Page 18: Start The Washing Program

    Start the Washing Program 1. Check that the water tap is open. 2. Start the washing program: Press the button START/PAUSE (Marche/Pause). The washing program is started or it starts after the set time expires. If the indicator DOOR (Tür, Porte) lights up when button START/PAUSE...
  • Page 19: Washing Program Progress

    Washing Program Progress Program Sequence Display Prior to the start, the program steps chosen are displayed by the program sequence display. During the washing program the current program step is displayed. Multi-display The expected time remaining (in minutes) to the end of the program is shown in the multi-display.
  • Page 20 1. After a rinse hold, it is first necessary to pump off the water: – either press the button START/PAUSE (Marche/ Pause) (water is pumped off and the washing is spun according to the program which has just run; with the button Spin speed/RINSE HOLD (Spülstopp, Arrêt Cuvé...
  • Page 21: Program Tables

    Program Tables m Tables Washing Not all possible settings are listed below - only the ones most commonly used in everyday operation and the most appropriate ones. Max. Filling Type of Washing, Program Selector Possible Additional Quantity Care Codes Temperature Programs (dry weight) PRE WASH (Vorwäsche, Prélavage)
  • Page 22: Separate Conditioning/Starching/Impregnating

    Separate Conditioning/Starching/Impregnating Max. Filling Quantity Type of Washing Program Selector (dry weight) STARCHING Cottons/Linen (Stärken, Amidon.) Separate Spin Max. Filling Quantity Type of Washing Program Selector (dry weight) SPIN Cottons/Linen (Schleudern, Essorage) Easy-Cares 2.5kg Delicates 2.5kg SHORT SPIN (Schonschleudern, Essorage Délicat) Woollens/Handwash Silk/Handwash...
  • Page 23: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and Care ing and Care Control Panel Attention! For cleaning panels and control parts, do not use furniture polish or any aggressive cleaning agents. Wipe off control panels with a damp cloth. Use warm water to do this. Washing Detergent Drawer The washing detergent drawer should be cleaned from time to time.
  • Page 24: Washing Drum

    Washing Drum The washing drum is made of high-quality stainless steel. Rust deposits on the drum can occur due to foreign bodies in the washing which can cause rust. Attention! Do not clean the stainless steel drum with acidic antiliming agents, scouring agents containing chlorine or iron or steel wool.
  • Page 25 5. Replace the cover. Insert the webs on the cover laterally into the guide slots and screw the cover firmly into place clockwise. 6. Close the emergency emptying hose and place it in the holder. 7. Close the flap.
  • Page 26: What To Do If

    What to do if ... Remedying Faults In the event of a fault, try to solve the problem your- self with the aid of the information provided here. If you call Customer Service to deal with one of the faults listed here or to remedy an operating fault, the customer service technician's visit will not be free of charge, even during the warranty period.
  • Page 27 Problem Possible Cause Remedy Meter the detergent exactly in The washing solution of the Too much detergent was probably accordance with the manufacturer's main wash froths up a lot. used information. The screw connection on the intake Tighten the intake hose screw con- hose is leaky.
  • Page 28: If The Washing Result Is Not Satisfactory

    Problem Possible Cause Remedy The corresponding display The selected additional program can- does not light up when one of not be combined with the set pro- Make another selection. the additional program but- gram. tons is pressed. Program saving function switched on; Turn the program selector back to its The program sequence indica- The program selector was acciden-...
  • Page 29: Carry Out Emergency Emptying

    Carry Out Emergency Emptying • When the washing machine no longer pumps off the washing solution, an emergency emptying operation must be carried out. • When the washing machine is in a room where there is a frost risk, an emergency emptying oper- ation must be carried out when there is a frost risk.
  • Page 30: Emergency Unlocking Of The Filling Door

    Emergency Unlocking of the Filling Door king of the Filling Door When the filling door can no longer be opened, it can be opened with the aid of the emergency unlocking facility. Warning! Switch off the washing machine before operating the emergency unlocking and remove the plug from the mains! 1.
  • Page 31: Additional Rinse/Rinse+ (Spülen+, Rinçage+)

    Additional Rinse/RINSE+ (Spülen+, Rinçage+) çage+) The washing machine is set for extremely economi- 4. If you want to check whether the additional rinse cal water consumption. However, for persons who is set: suffer from allergies, it can be helpful to rinse with –...
  • Page 32: Additional Rinse And Solution Cooling

    Cancel the Solution Cooling: 1. Turn the program selector to SHORT SPIN (KORT CENTRIFUG., ESSOR. DELICAT). 2. Keep the button PRE WASH (Vorwäsche, Prélav- age) pressed for at least 5 seconds. As soon as the button is pressed, MAIN WASH (Hauptwäsche, Lavage) flashes on the program sequence display.
  • Page 33: Child Safety Feature

    Child Safety Feature fety Feature When the child safety feature is used, the filling door can no longer be closed and no more washing pro- grams can be started. Setting the Child Safety Feature: Use a coin to turn the rotary knob (on the inside of the filling door) clockwise as far as it will go.
  • Page 34: Setting Up And Connection Instructions

    Setting up and connection instructions ng up and connection instructions tion instructions Technical Data /Dimensions al Data /Dimensions (dimensions in mm) Height adjustment Approx. +10/-5mm Filling quantity max. 5kg (program-dependent) Domestic Drum speed, spin see rating plate Water pressure 1-10bar (=10–100N/cm = 0.1–1.0MPa) Safety Instructions for Installation...
  • Page 35: Setting Up The Unit

    Setting Up the Unit Washing machines with curved panels are not suitable for substructures. Transporting the Unit • Do not place the washing machine on its front side or on its right side (looking from the front). Otherwise the electrical components can get wet. •...
  • Page 36: Removing The Transit Bars/Bolts

    Removing the Transit Bars/Bolts /Bolts Important Before the appliance is used for the first time, the transit bars/bolts must be removed. Keep all the parts of the transit bars/bolts in a safe place in case they are needed for a later journey (moving house).
  • Page 37: Prepare The Installation Location

    Special key A and sealing caps B (x 2) and C (x 1) come with the appliance. 3. Remove screw D and the spring with the special key A. 4. Close the hole with the sealing cap C. Important! Press the sealing cap in firmly so that it engages in the back (protects the inside of the appliance against splashes).
  • Page 38: Setting Up On A Concrete Pedestal

    Setting Up on a Concrete Pedestal When setting up the washing machine on a concrete pedestal, it is essential for safety reasons to fit stand plates in which the washing machine is then adjusted. The stand plates are available from the Customer Service Centre.
  • Page 39: Electrical Connection

    Electrical Connection Refer to the rating plate for details of the mains volt- age, current type and the necessary fuses. The rating plate is located at the top behind the filling door. This unit conforms to the following EU directives: –...
  • Page 40: Water Inflow

    Water Inflow A pressure hose 1.5m in length is supplied. If a longer inflow hose is required, only a VDE- approved, complete set of hoses with fitted hose screw connections offered by our Customer Service is permissible. – Sets of hoses in lengths of 2.2m, 3.5m and 5m are available for washing machines without Aqua- Control.
  • Page 41: Water Drainage

    Water Drainage Drainage The drainage hose can either be connected to a siphon or hung in a wash basin or bath tub. Only original hoses may be used for extension pur- poses (max. 3m on the floor and then up to 80cm high).
  • Page 45: Index

    Index Aqua Control ..... . 11, 20, 27 Service ....... . 46 Silk .
  • Page 46: Service

    Service vice In the section ”What to do if ...” there is a list of some faults which you can remedy yourself. Look there first if a fault occurs. If you find no information there, please consult your Customer Service Centre. Always prepare in advance for the discussion.
  • Page 47: Points De Service

    Servicestellen Points de Service 6032 Emmen 1028 Préverenges Buholzstrasse 1 Le Trési 6 9000 St. Gallen Points de vente de rechange Vonwilstrasse 15 5506 Mägenwil 8048 Zürich Industriestrasse 10 Badenerstrasse 587 0848/ 848 023 8604 Volketswil Hölzliwisenstrasse 12 Demonstration/Vente 8048 Zürich 7000 Chur Badenerstrase 587 Comercialstrasse 19...
  • Page 48 822 943 373-01-131102-01 Subject to change without notice The Electrolux Group. The world´s No.1 choice. The Electrolux Group is the world´s largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use. More than 55 million Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, chain saws and lawn mowers) are sold each year to a value of approx. USD 14 billion in more than 150 countries around the world.