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Electrolux FAVORIT 88421 VI User Manual

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  • Page 1 FAVORIT 88421 VI 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 Optical signal Once the washing programme has started , a point-shaped optical signal shows on the floor beneath the appliance door. If the appliance has been installed higher up with a furniture door mounted flush, the optical signal will be no longer visible.
  • Page 6: Night Cycle Button

    Control panel Indicator lights Function buttons Indicator lights Salt Illuminates when the special salt has run out. Rinse aid Illuminates when the rinse aid has run out. End of programme Illuminates when the washing programme has ended. 1) The salt and rinse aid indicator lights are never illuminated while a washing programme is running even if filling with salt and/or rinse aid is necessary.
  • Page 7: Setting Mode

    First use Setting mode The appliance is in setting mode when the lights of the programme selection buttons are on and 2 horizontal lines (- -) are visible in the digital display. Always remember that when performing operations such as: •...
  • Page 8: Set The Water Softener

    Set the water softener 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"). Set 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.
  • Page 9: Setting Electronically

    Use of dishwasher salt Setting electronically The dishwasher is factory set at level 5. 1. Press the On/Off button. The dishwasher must be in setting mode. 2. Press simultaneously and keep pressed buttons B and C, until the lights of buttons A, B and C start flashing.
  • Page 10: Use Of Rinse Aid

    Use of rinse aid The salt indicator light on the control panel can remain illuminated for 2-6 hours after the salt has been replenished, assuming the dishwasher remains switched on. If you are using salts that take longer to dissolve then this can take longer. The function of the machine is not affected.
  • Page 11: Adjusting The Dosage Of Rinse Aid

    Daily use Adjusting the dosage of rinse aid According to the finish and drying results obtained, adjust the dose of rinse aid by means of the 6 position selector (position 1= minimum dosage, position 6= maximum dosage). The dose is factory set in position 4. Increase the dose if there are drops of water or lime spots on the dishes after washing.
  • Page 12: The Lower Basket

    Load cutlery and dishes • Light items (plastic bowls etc.) must be loaded in the upper basket and arranged so they do not move. For washing in the dishwasher the following cutlery and dishes are not suitable: are of limited suitability: •...
  • Page 13: The Cutlery Basket

    Load cutlery and dishes The 2 rows of prongs on the lower basket can be easily lowered to allow you to load pots, pans and bowls. The cutlery basket WARNING! Long bladed knives stored in an upright position are a potential hazard. Long and/or sharp items of cutlery such as carving knives must be positioned horizontally in the upper basket.
  • Page 14: The Upper Basket

    Load cutlery and dishes The upper basket The upper basket is designed for plates (dessert plates, saucers, dinner plates of up to 24 cm in diameter), salad bowls, cups and glasses Arrange items on and underneath the cup racks so that water can reach all surfaces. Glasses with long stems can be placed upside down in the cup racks.
  • Page 15: Use Of Detergent

    Use of detergent 2. Carefully lift both sides upwards and then allow the mechanism to drop back down slowly, keeping hold of it. Never lift or lower the basket on one side only. When the upper basket is raised you will not be able to use the cup racks.
  • Page 16: Multi-Tab Function

    Multi-tab 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

    Multi-tab function 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

    Washing programmes Washing programmes Programme Degree of Type of Programme description Consumption val- soil load Normal Crockery soil and cutlery NIGHT CYCLE Mixed nor- Crockery, AUTO mal and cutlery, heavy soil pots and 45-70° pans Heavy soil Crockery, INTENSIV cutlery, CARE 70°...
  • Page 19: Select And Start A Washing Programme

    Select and start a washing programme 3) Ideal for washing a partially loaded dishwasher. This is the perfect daily programme, made to meet the needs of a family of 4 persons who only wish to load breakfast and dinner crockery and cutlery. 4) Test programme for test institutes.
  • Page 20: Setting And Starting The Programme With Delay Start

    Select and start a washing programme Setting and starting the programme with delay start 1. After having selected the washing programme, press the delay start button until the number of hours for the delay start appear in the digital display. The start of the selected washing programme can be delayed for between 1 and 19 hours.
  • Page 21: Unloading The Dishwasher

    Unloading the dishwasher It is recommended to switch off the appliance once the washing programme has ended. If this is not done, automatically after about 3 minutes from the end of the programme, all indicator lights will go off. The digital display shows 1 horizontal bar. This will help to reduce the consumption of energy when you forget or for any reason cannot switch the appliance off once the programme has ended.
  • Page 22: Cleaning The Spray Arms

    Care and cleaning 3. Turn the handle about 1/4 a turn anti- clockwise and remove the filter system. 4. Take hold of the coarse filter (A) by the handle with the hole and remove from the microfilter (B). 5. Clean all filters thoroughly under running water.
  • Page 23: Prolonged Periods Of Non-Operation

    What to do if… Prolonged periods of non-operation If you are not using the machine for any prolonged period of time you are advised to: 1. Unplug the appliance and then turn off the water. 2. Leave the door ajar to prevent the formation of any unpleasant smells. 3.
  • Page 24 What to do if… Fault code and malfunction Possible cause and solution The programme does not start. • The dishwasher’s door has not been properly closed. Close the door. • The main plug is not plugged in. Insert the main plug. •...
  • Page 25: Technical Data

    Technical data The wash results are not satisfactory Water drops have dried onto glasses and dishes • Increase rinse aid dosing. • The detergent may be the cause. Contact the detergent manufacturer’s consumer care line. If after all these checks, the problem persists, contact your local Service Force Centre. Technical data Dimension Width - height - depth (cm)
  • Page 26: Installation Instructions

    Installation Cup racks: position A Arrangement lower basket Arrangement cutlery basket Installation instructions Installation WARNING! Any electrical and/or plumbing work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician and/or plumber or competent person. Remove all packaging before positioning the machine. If possible, position the machine next to a water tap and a drain.
  • Page 27: Fixing To The Adjacent Units

    Water connection When inserting the machine, ensure that the water inlet hose, the drain hose and the supply cable are not kinked or squashed. Fixing to the adjacent units The dishwasher must be secured against tilting. Therefore make sure that the counter it is fixed under, is suitably secured to a fixed structure (adjacent kitchen unites, cabinets, wall).
  • Page 28: Water Outlet Hose Connection

    Water connection • The electrical cable for the safety valve is in the double-walled water inlet hose. Do not immerse the water inlet hose or the safety valve in water. • If water inlet hose or the safety valve is damaged, remove the mains plug immediately. •...
  • Page 29: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Our appliances are supplied with a security device to protect against the return of dirty water back into the machine. If the spigot of your sink has a "no return valve" incorporated this can prevent the correct draining of your dishwasher. We therefore advise you to remove it.
  • Page 30 WARNING! When a unit is no longer being used: • Pull the plug out of the socket. • Cut off the cable and plug and dispose of them. • Dispose of the door catch. This prevents children from trapping themselves inside and endangering their lives.
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