Zanussi FA826 User Manual

Front-loading washing machine
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  • Page 1: Washing Machine

  • Page 2 Dear customer, Please read these operating instructions carefully and pay particular attention to the safety notes indicated in the first pages. We recommend that you keep this instruction booklet for future reference and pass it on to any future owners. Transport damages When unpacking the appliance, check that it is not damaged.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warnings Maintenance 22-23 Bodywork Disposal Detergent dispenser drawer Cleaning of the drainage area Tips for environmental protection 5 Water inlet filter Emergency emptying out Technical specifications Frost precautions Installation Something not working? 24-26 Unpacking Hydraulic connection Levelling Electrical connection Your new washing machine Description of the appliance Detergent dispenser drawer...
  • Page 4: Warnings

    Warnings The following warnings are provided in the interests of overall safety. You must read them carefully before installing or using the appliance. Installation • Leave the porthole door slightly ajar when the appliance is not in use. This preserves the door •...
  • Page 5: Disposal

    Child safety • Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children’s reach. • Children are often not aware of how dangerous • Make sure that children or pets do not climb into electrical appliances can be. When the machine is the drum.
  • Page 6: Technical Specifications

    MAXIMUM RECOMMEND LOAD Cotton, linen 5 kg Synthetics 2 kg Delicates 2 kg Woollens 1 kg SPIN SPEED FA826 850 r.p.m. max. FA1026 1000 r.p.m. max. POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE/FREQUENCY 230 V/50 Hz TOTAL POWER ABSORBED 2100 W MINIMUM FUSE PROTECTION 10 A...
  • Page 7: Installation

    Installation Transit security bars Hydraulic connection Before starting the machine up, the transport There should be a COLD WATER tap near the security bars must be removed as follows: washing machine with a screwing on connection You are advised to keep all the transport security pipe of 3/4 gas for the water supply, a sink, a wash bars in case the appliance has to be transported basin or a drainage system in the wall.
  • Page 8: Levelling

    1,5 m. Max. IMPORTANT: The distance from the floor to the Electrical connections highest part of the hose should be between 60 to Before plugging the appliance make sure that: 90 cm. (It is advised to be between 60 and 70 cm). 1º.
  • Page 9: Your New Washing Machine

    Your new washing machine This new machine meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry with low water, energy and detergent consumption. • The balance control device ensures the machine is stable during the spin. Description of the appliance 1 Detergent dispenser drawer 2 Programme chart 3 Control panel...
  • Page 10: Use

    Control panel 1. Detergent dispenser drawer EASY IRON button This option is available for COTTON, LINEN and Programme option buttons SYNTHETIC programmes. By selecting this button Depending on the programme, different option the machine will inserts a impulse spin and an buttons can be combined.
  • Page 11: Programme Progress Display

    7. Programme progress display DELAY START button When DELAY START option is chosen, the light This button allows the delay of starting of the relevant to the selected delay lights up. washing programme by 12 H, 8 H, 4 H and 2 H After the machine has started, the remaining time is hours.
  • Page 12: Programme Selector Dial

    9. Programme selector dial 8. Spin speed selector dial, SPIN or RINSE HOLD option Model FA 1026 Model FA 826 The selector dial can be turned either clockwise or counter-clockwise. This dial allows the reduction of the final and the Use this selector dial to select the required intermediate spin speed or to select NO SPIN...
  • Page 13: Washing Hints

    Laundry weights Washing hints The following weights are indicative: Sorting the laundry bathrobe 1200 g napkin 100 g Follow the wash code symbols on each garment quilt cover 700 g label and the manufacturer’s washing instructions. Sort the laundry as follows: sheet 500 g whites, coloureds, synthetics, delicates, woollens.
  • Page 14: Detergents And Additives

    Ink: depending on the type of ink, moisten the fabric Quantity of detergent to be used first with acetone (*), then with acetic acid; treat any The type and quantity of detergent will depend on residual marks on white fabrics with bleach and then the type of fabric, load size, degree of soiling and rinse thoroughly.
  • Page 15: International Wash Code Symbols

    International wash code symbols These symbols appear on fabric labels, in order to help you choose the best way to treat your laundry. Energetic wash Max. wash Max. wash Max. wash Max. wash temperature temperature temperature temperature 95°C 60°C 40°C 30°C Hand wash Do not...
  • Page 16: Operating Sequence

    Operating sequence Before washing your first load of laundry, we recommend that you run a cotton cycle at 60° C, with the machine empty, in order to remove any manufacturing residue from the drum and tub. Pour half of the normal amount of detergent into the main wash compartment and start up the machine.
  • Page 17: Washing Programmes

    7. OPTIONAL! Select, if required, 9. Modification of a running DELAY START option button washing programme Once the programme has started, it only can be Push DELAY START button as many times as modified by turning the programme selector dial to necessary until the corresponding light to the “...
  • Page 18: At The End Of The Programme

    12. At the end of the programme The machine stops automatically. Release of the lock is indicated when END light comes on. Turn the programme selector dial to position “ ” to switch the machine off. Remove the laundry from the drum and carefully check that the drum is empty.
  • Page 19 Programme table Washing programmes for cotton and linen Load: 5 Kg. Programme Washing selector dial Stains and type of fabric Description Possible option programme position Wash at 90° C For heavily soiled cotton items. 3 rinses WHITES Spin White cotton, for example Wash at 60°...
  • Page 20: Programme Table

    Programme table Washing programmes for synthetics, mixed fabrics, delicates, wool Load: 2 Kg., wool 1 Kg. Programme Washing Possible selector dial Stains and type of fabric Description programme option position Mixed fabrics, underwear, coloured Wash at 60° C MIXED garments, perma-press shirts, 3 rinses FABRICS blouses.
  • Page 21 Programme table Special washing programmes Programme Washing selector dial Stains and type of fabric Description Possible option programme position With this programme it is possible to rinse and spin garments which have been washed by hand. 3 rinses The machine performs 3 rinses, Short spin and it finishes with a short spin RINSES...
  • Page 22: Maintenance

    Maintenance 1. Bodywork 3. Cleaning of the drainage area Clean the outside of the machine with warm water The drainage area must be cleaned if the pump has and a neutral, non-abrasive household detergent. been blocked with objects such as buttons, safety Rinse with clean water and dry with a soft cloth.
  • Page 23: Water Inlet Filter

    4. The water inlet hose filter 6. Frost precautions If the machine is installed in a place where the If your water is very hard or contains traces of lime temperature could drop below 0°C, proceed as deposit, the water inlet filter may become clogged. follows: It is therefore a good idea to clean it from time to •...
  • Page 24: Something Not Working

    Something not working? Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved easily without calling technical service. Before contacting your local Service Force Centre, please check the following possible problems listed below. During machine operation it is possible that END light flashes to indicate that something is not working correctly.
  • Page 25 Problems Possible cause - Unsatisfactory washing results: • Little detergent or an inappropriate one has been used. An insufficient amount of detergent leaves the laundry looking grey. • Stubborn stains have not been treated prior to washing. • The correct wash programme has not been selected.
  • Page 26 If you are unable to identify or solve the problem, contact our service centre. Before telephoning, make a note of the model, serial number and purchase date of your machine: the Service Centre will require this information.
  • Page 27 EHPOESL/Z - 10/2004...

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