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  • Page 1 FAVORIT 88990 VI User manual Dishwasher...
  • Page 2 Dear Customer Thank you for choosing one of our high-quality products. With this appliance you will experience the perfect combination of functional design and cutting edge technology. Convince yourself that our appliances are engineered to deliver the best performance and control - indeed we are setting the highest standards of excellence.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Operating instructions Safety information Correct use General safety Child safety Installation Product description Control panel Setting mode Audible signals First use Set the water softener Setting manually Setting electronically Use of dishwasher salt Use of rinse aid Adjusting the dosage of rinse aid Daily use Load cutlery and dishes The lower basket...
  • Page 4 Contents Care and cleaning Cleaning the filters Cleaning the spray arms External cleaning Internal cleaning Prolonged periods of non-operation Frost precautions Moving the machine What to do if… Technical data Hints for test institutes Installation instructions Installation Fixing to the adjacent units Levelling Water supply connections Water inlet hose with safety valve...
  • Page 5: 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 6: General Safety

    Safety information General safety • Dishwasher detergents can cause chemical burns to eyes, mouth and throat. Could endanger life! Comply with the safety instructions of the dishwasher de- tergent manufacturer. • The water in your dishwasher is not for drinking. Detergent residues may still be present in your machine.
  • Page 7: Product Description

    Product description WARNING! For electrical and water connection carefully follow the instructions given in specific paragraphs. Product description Internal lights Upper basket Water hardness dial Salt container Detergent dispenser Rinse aid dispenser Rating plate Filters Lower spray arms Upper spray arm This dishwasher has an internal light that turns on and off when the opening and closing of the dishwasher's door occurs.
  • Page 8: Control Panel

    Control panel Control panel On/Off button Digital display Programme selection button Half load button Delay start button Extra rinse button 3 IN 1 (Multitab) button RESET button 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.
  • Page 9: Function Buttons

    Control panel The digital display indicates: • the level of hardness to which the water softener is set, • the approximate remaining time of the running programme, • activation/deactivation of the rinse aid dispenser (ONLY with Multitab function active), • the end of a washing programme (a zero will appear in the digital display), •...
  • Page 10: Setting Mode

    Control panel Setting mode The appliance is in setting mode when the programme selection button light is on and 2 horizontal lines (- -) are visible in the digital display. Always remember that when performing operations such as: • setting the water softener •...
  • Page 11: First Use

    First use 4. To change the setting, press again function button C: the digital display will indicate the new setting. 5. To memorize the operation, switch off the dishwasher. First use Before using your dishwasher for the first time: • Ensure that the electrical and water connections comply with the installation instructions •...
  • Page 12: Setting Manually

    Set the water softener Water hardness Adjusting the water hardness Use of salt setting °dH °TH mmol/l manually electronically 29 - 36 51 - 64 5,1 - 6,4 level 7 23 - 28 40 - 50 4,0 - 5,0 level 6 19 - 22 33 - 39 3,3 - 3,9...
  • Page 13: Use Of Dishwasher Salt

    Use of dishwasher salt Examples: displayed, 5 intermittent audible signals, pause, etc... = level 5 displayed, 10 intermittent audible signals, pause, etc... = level 10 4. To change the level, press button A. Each time the button is pressed the level changes (for the selection of the new level see the chart).
  • Page 14: 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 15: Adjusting The Dosage Of Rinse Aid

    Daily use 2. Add the rinse aid in the container. The maximum level for filling is indicated by "max". The dispenser holds about 110 ml of rinse aid, which is sufficient for be- tween 16 and 40 dishwashing cycles, depending upon the dosage setting. 3.
  • Page 16: Load Cutlery And Dishes

    Load cutlery and dishes • Fill with dishwasher detergent. • Select a wash programme suitable for the cutlery and dishes. • Start the wash programme. Load cutlery and dishes Sponges, household cloths and any object that can absorb water may not be washed in the dishwasher.
  • Page 17: The Lower Basket

    Load cutlery and dishes For washing in the dishwasher the following cutlery and dishes are not suitable: are of limited suitability: • Cutlery with wooden, horn, china or mother- • Only wash stoneware in the dishwasher if it of-pearls handles. is specially marked as being dishwasher-safe by the manufacturer.
  • Page 18: The Cutlery Basket

    Load cutlery and dishes The rows of prongs can be easily low- ered 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 19: The Upper Basket

    Load cutlery and dishes For best results we recommend that you use the cutlery grids. If the size and dimensions of the cutlery do not allow the use of the grids, they can be easily hidden. The cutlery basket is in two parts which can be separated to give greater loading flexibility.
  • Page 20: Use Of Detergent

    Use of detergent WARNING! After loading your machine always close the door, as an open door can be a hazard. Before closing the door, ensure that the spray arms can rotate freely. Use of detergent Only use detergents specifically designed for use in dishwashers. Please observe the manufacturer's dosing and storage recommendations as stated on the detergent packaging.
  • Page 21: Multi-Tab Function

    Multi-tab function 2. Fill the detergent dispenser (1) with detergent. 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 additional detergent dose (5/10 g) that must be placed in the prewash detergent chamber (2).
  • Page 22: Activation/Deactivation Of The Multitab Function

    Multi-tab function is automatically deactivated and also the indicator lights for salt and rinse aid are deactivated. Select the "Multitab function " before the start of a washing programme. Once this function is selected (indicator light illuminated) it will remain active also for the following washing programmes.
  • Page 23: Washing Programmes

    Washing programmes 4. To change the setting, press button B again, the digital display indicates the new setting. 5. To memorise the operation, switch off the dishwasher by pressing the On/Off button. If you decide to turn back to the use of standard detergent system we advise that you: 1.
  • Page 24 Washing programmes Programme Degree of Type of Programme description Consumption val- soil load Light soil Crockery and cutlery Quick 40 mi- nutes Normal Crockery soil and cutlery Quick Normal Crockery soil and cutlery Normal Delicate soil crockery Glass and glass- ware This is a programme both designed to heat plates...
  • Page 25: Select And Start A Washing Programme

    Select and start a washing programme Option available with washing programme Programme Half load Extra rinse Rinse and Hold Intensive Auto Quick 40 minutes Quick Glass Plate Warmer Select and start a washing programme Select the washing programme and delay start with the door slightly opened. The start of the programme or the countdown of the delay start will occur only after the closure of the door.
  • Page 26: Setting And Starting The Programme With Delay Start

    Select and start a washing programme 5. If you want to set options please refer to the "Washing programmes" chart to be sure that the options are available with the selected programme. 6. Close the dishwasher door, the programme starts automatically. Setting and starting the programme with delay start 1.
  • Page 27: Unloading The Dishwasher

    Unloading the dishwasher 1. Open the dishwasher door. 2. In the digital display is visible 0 3. The end of programme indicator light is illuminated. 4. Switch off the dishwasher by pressing the On/Off button. 5. Leave the dishwasher door ajar and wait a few minutes before removing the dishes;...
  • Page 28 Care and cleaning 2. The dishwasher filter system compri- ses a coarse filter (A), a microfilter (B) and a flat filter. Unlock the filter system using the handle on the mi- crofilter. 3. Turn the handle about 1/4 a turn anticlockwise and remove the filter system.
  • Page 29: Cleaning The Spray Arms

    Care and cleaning Cleaning the spray arms NEVER try to remove the spray arms. If residues of soil have clogged the holes in the spray arms, remove them with a cocktail stick. External cleaning Clean the external surfaces of the machine and control panel with a damp soft cloth.
  • Page 30: What To Do If

    What to do if… 3. Remove the water inlet and discharge hoses. 4. Pull the machine out together with the hoses. Avoid over tilting the machine during transportation. What to do if… The dishwasher will not start or stops during operation. Certain problems are due to the lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved with the help of the indications described in the chart, without calling out an engineer.
  • Page 31 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 32: Technical Data

    Technical data The wash results are not satisfactory The dishes are not clean • The wrong washing programme has been se- lected. • The dishes are arranged in such a way as to stop water reaching all parts of the surface. The baskets must not be overloaded.
  • Page 33: Hints For Test Institutes

    Hints for test institutes Hints for test institutes Testing in accordance with EN 60704 must be carried out with appliance fully loaded and using the test programme (see "Washing programmes"). Test in accordance with EN 50242 must be carried out when the salt container and rinse aid dispenser have been filled with salt and rinse aid respectively and using the test programme (see "Washing programmes").
  • Page 34: Cutlery Basket

    Hints for test institutes Cutlery basket...
  • Page 35: Installation Instructions

    Installation 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. This dishwasher is designed to be fitted under a kitchen counter or work surface.
  • Page 36: Water Supply Connections

    Water supply connections Connection to a cold water supply is advised. If connection is made to a hot water supply the maximum permissible temperature is 60°C. A hot water supply is not always efficient with very soiled crockery as it shortens the washing programmes a lot.
  • Page 37: Water Outlet Hose Connection

    • If water inlet hose or the safety valve is damaged, remove the mains plug immediately. • A water inlet hose with safety valve must only be replaced by a specialist or by the Service Force Centre. WARNING! Warning! Dangerous voltage. Water outlet hose connection The end of the drain hose can be connected in the following ways: 1.
  • Page 38: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection When connecting the drain hose to an under sink trap spigot, the entire plastic mem- brane (A) must be removed. Failure to re- move all the membrane will result in food particles building up over time eventually blocking the dishwasher drain hose spigot. Our appliances are supplied with a security device to protect against the return of dirty water back into the machine.
  • Page 39: Environment Concerns

    Environment concerns Environment concerns The symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product may not be treated as household waste. Instead it should be taken to the appropriate collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product.
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