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Maxx 5
wash & dry
Operating and Installation



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  • Page 1 Maxx 5 wash & dry Operating and Installation Instructions...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Information concerning waste disposal ..Operating Protection of the environment / hints and tips . . . instructions General safety instructions ....Introducing your washer dryer .
  • Page 3 Further information and a selection of our products can be found on our internet page: Please read these operating and installation instruc tions and all other information enclosed with the was her dryer and act accordingly.
  • Page 4: Information Concerning Waste Disposal

    Information concerning waste disposal The shipping package has protected your new Disposing of the appliance on its way to your home. All utilised packaging materials are ecologically harmless and recyclable. Please contribute to a better environment by dis posing of packaging materials in an environmentally conscious manner.
  • Page 5: Protection Of The Environment / Hints And Tips

    Protection of the environment / hints and tips Your washer dryer uses water, energy and detergent efficiently, thereby protecting the environment and reducing your household costs. See page 52 for consumption values of your appliance. Hints and tips Using your washer dryer in an efficient and environ mentally friendly manner: q Take advantage of recommended load quantity.
  • Page 6: General Safety Instructions

    General safety instructions Your washer dryer is intended for - use in the household only, - for washing machine washable fabrics in washing lye, - operation with cold drinking water and commer cially available detergents and cleaning products which are suitable for use in washing machines. Do not leave children unsupervised near the washer dryer.
  • Page 7: Product View

    Introducing your washer dryer Adding detergent/cleaning product Dispenser I: Detergent for prewash or starch. Dispenser II: Detergent for main wash, soaking agent, water softener, bleach or stain remover. Dispenser 2: Additives, e.g. fabric softener or former (do not fill above the lower edge of the insert 1).
  • Page 8: Control Panel

    Control panel Programme selector button For switching the machine on and off and for For starting the washing/drying cycle selecting the programme. (programme must have been selected). Can be rotated in either direction. The programme selector does not rotate while the programme is running, the programme sequence is electronically controlled.
  • Page 9: Display Panel

    Display Display panel " Other displays at this location: * Example of the display...
  • Page 10 Programme status display The first row of symbols and the progress bar below form the programme status display. The progress bar consists of a frame and several segments. When the programme has been selected, the symbols for the individual programme sections are displayed.
  • Page 11 Spin speed The maximum spin speed is displayed depending on the selected programme and additional functions. You can reduce this speed, see page 30. Programme duration When the programme has been selected, the expected programme duration (time after which the programme is expected to end) is displayed.
  • Page 12: Before Using Your Washer Dryer For The First Time

    Before using your washer dryer for the first time Attention Preparing your The washer dryer must have been installed and washer dryer connected properly (refer to page 54). i The washer dryer was tested before leaving the factory. To remove any water left over from testing procedures, the first washing cycle should be carried out without laundry in the machine.
  • Page 13: Preparing, Sorting And Loading The Laundry

    Preparing, sorting and loading the laundry Attention Preparing the Loose debris (e.g. coins, paper clips, needles, nails) laundry can damage items of clothing as well as parts of the washer dryer (e.g. drum). q Empty all pockets on items of clothing. q Brush sand out of pockets and cuffs/turn ups.
  • Page 14: Sorting The Laundry

    q Easy care items should if possible be removed from the machine while still slightly damp and allowed to continue drying in the open air. Overdrying may cause excessive creasing. q Items which require ironing do not have to be ironed immediately after being tumble dried.
  • Page 15 Normally soiled Visible soiling and/or a few light stains. - T shirts, shirts, blouses soaked in sweat or worn several times. - Underpants, briefs worn for one day. - Tea towels, hand towels, bed linen used for up to one week. - Curtains (without nicotine soiling) used for up to six months.
  • Page 16 Removing stains Remove/pretreat stains as soon as possible after they have occurred. First dab with a soapy solution. Do not rub. Then select the appropriate programme and wash the item. Stubborn/dried in stains can sometimes only be removed by washing several times. Only wash laundry that is labelled with the Sorting laundry according to the instructions on the...
  • Page 17 Only dry laundry that is labelled with the following care symbols: E = tumble dry at normal heat setting (Normal drying) D = tumble dry at low heating setting (Delicate drying) i The following textiles should not be tumble dried: - Laundry marked with the care symbol F = do not tumble dry - Wollens or items containing wool.
  • Page 18 d Risk of explosion! Loading the laundry Items of clothing that have been pretreated with solvent based cleaning agents, e.g. stain remover and dry cleaning spirit, represent an explosion hazard once loaded into the washer dryer. Before loading the laundry, rinse thoroughly by hand. Attention Foreign objects in the drum may damage the laundry.
  • Page 19: Detergents And Cleaning Products

    Detergents and cleaning products d Risk of poisoning! Dosing detergent Keep detergents and additives out of the reach of children. Dose detergent according to q the water hardness. You can find out the water hardness from your water utility company. q the amount of laundry.
  • Page 20 Dispenser I Adding detergent/ Detergent for prewash or starch. cleaning product Dispenser II Detergent for main wash, water softener, pre soaking agent, bleach and stain removal product. Dispenser 2 Cleaning product, e.g. fabric softener or fabric conditioner (do not fill above the lower edge of the insert 1).
  • Page 21: Programmes And Functions

    Programmes and functions Select the desired programme. Programme In the Cottons y programme the fabric will be spun selector at the maximum possible spin speed. In the Easy Care A, Quick+MixAgx, Delicate Silk q and Wool U u programmes the washer dryer spins at a low speed for gentle treatment of delicate laundry.
  • Page 22 Quick+Mix Agx 30 Time optimised programme for lightly soiled cotton textiles and easy care textiles. Different types of washing can be washed together. Even suitable for washing new textiles before they are worn for the first time. i Wash white and coloured items separately. Do not wash new coloured washing with other washing.
  • Page 23 Programme options RinseK Rinse cycle with subsequent spin cycle for rinsing hand washed items or for starching. Press the button for an additional rinse cycle. Reduced spin speed. Spin B Spin cycle after a programme with setting “---” (without final spin) or for spinning hand washed washing with selection of the required speed.
  • Page 24 Additional options buttons Wash Plus The washing time is extended so that highly soiled washing or 5.0 kg of cottons/coloureds are washed more intensively. Press the button in addition to the programme for the following combinations of load and degree of soiling: Amount Programme and Degree of...
  • Page 25: Washing/Drying With Standard Settings

    Washing/drying with standard settings Your washer dryer can be used in three ways: - washing only, - drying only, - washing and drying without a break in between. i For uninterrupted washing and drying, the maxi mum load must be reduce to 2.5 kg for cottons/ coloureds or 1.5 kg for easy care.
  • Page 26 q If required, press the button(s) for additional option(s). The indicator light of the selected button is on. i The frame of the progress bar flashes in the display field and the following is displayed for the selected programme: - the symbols for the programme sections, - recommended load, - maximum spin speed, - drying duration (displays 0 min, if the laundry...
  • Page 27 If you do not need your laundry to be dried immediately in the machine after the washing programme, please read the instructions for starting the programme. Otherwise, please set the drying time according to the instructions. q Press the button to set the desired drying time, the programme will be washing and drying without interruption.
  • Page 28 Setting the drying programme q Turn the programme selector to the desired programme. i Due to the use of the condensation principle in drying, please keep the connected water tap open during the drying process. i The frame of the progress bar flashes in the display field and the following is displayed for the selected programme: - the symbols for the programme sections, drying r...
  • Page 29: Washing/Drying With Individual Settings

    Washing/drying with individual settings You can adjust the settings to your requirements. First find a quick overview of the adjustable settings. The steps for changing the settings are described in detail overleaf. Overview at a glance Load the laundry and close the loading door. Select programme with programme selector.
  • Page 30: Spin Speed

    You can reduce the displayed spin speed. Spin speed The maximum displayed spin speed depends on the selected programme. q Turn the programme selector to the desired programme. q If required, press the button(s) for additional option(s). Example of Easy care A 40 programme: i The following is indicated in the display field: - programme status display,...
  • Page 31 Before a programme starts, you can specify by how Start time many hours the start of the programme is to be delayed. q Turn the programme selector to the desired programme. q If required, press the button(s) for additional option(s). Example of Easy care A 40 programme: i The following is indicated in the display field:...
  • Page 32 You can change other settings q Press the button. The programme starts. The time delay begins running immediately after the programme starts. This is displayed by the flashing first segment in the progress bar and the flashing apostrophe ' between the number and h. i The time delay is counted down by the hour.
  • Page 33 You can secure your washer dryer to prevent Childproof lock selected functions from being inadvertently changed. If the childproof lock has been selected: - no changes can be made while the programme is running, - the symbol G flashes if a programme setting is inadvertently changed, - should the appliance be switched off and on while a programme is running, the programme will...
  • Page 34 The acoustic signal indicates: Signal - that the additional functions (buttons) have been switched on or off, - individual programme statuses (e.g. start of programme, end of programme), operating errors and faults. Signal for switching q Press the button and set the programme buttons on and off selector to Cottons y cold .
  • Page 35: During Washing/Drying

    During washing/drying If you have accidentally selected the wrong Changing the programme: programme q If the childproof lock is active, temporarily deactivate, see page 33. q Turn the programme selector to a newly selected programme. If Prewash is selected subsequently, set the programme selector to 0 and reselect the programme.
  • Page 36 If you would like to terminate a programme and Cancelling the remove the laundry: programme q If the childproof lock is active, deactivate, see page 33. q Turn the programme selector to b Drain, B Spin or K Rinse. If required, select the desired spin speed (but not setting “---”...
  • Page 37: After Washing/Drying

    After washing/drying i Display panel: - all symbols on the programme status display have gone out, the full progress bar is displayed, - the programme duration is on -0-, - if the childproof lock is selected, the G symbol illuminates, - if detergent was overdosed, the : symbol illuminates.
  • Page 38 q Select an additional programme b Drain or B Spin. q Press the button. q If required, activate the childproof lock. At the end of the additional programme: q If required, deactivate the childproof lock. q Turn the programme selector to 0. q Open the washer dryer door.
  • Page 39: Special Applications

    Special applications q Load laundry of the same colour. Soaking q Pour soaking agent into dispenser II according to the manufacturer's instructions. q Set the programme selector to Cottons y 40. q Press the button. The programme starts. q After approx. 10 minutes, turn the programme selector to 0.
  • Page 40 Only use dyes that are environmentally compatible Dyeing and suitable for use in washing machines. Attention Washing in subsequent wash cycles may become discoloured. q Apply dyes according to the manufacturer's instructions. After dyeing: q Pour approx. ½ measuring beaker of detergent into dispenser II.
  • Page 41: Demo Programme

    Demo programme The demo programme intended for presentation purposes shows the sequence of the Cottons y 60 programme with changed settings. q To start the demo programme, press and hold down the button and simultaneously set the programme selector to the Cottons y 60 programme.
  • Page 42: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Risk of electric shock! First, always disconnect the appliance from the power supply. Never clean the appliance with a water jet. Risk of explosion! Never clean the appliance with solvents. As required: Clean housing, q Use hot soapy water or a mild, non abrasive fascia and supply cleaning agent.
  • Page 43 In the event that residual detergents or additives have Cleaning the deter accumulated: gent dispenser q Pull out the detergent drawer all the way, q press down the insert and q remove the detergent drawer. q Open the cover. q Clean the detergent drawer and cover under running water and dry.
  • Page 44 This is necessary if the washing solution has not been Cleaning the drain completely drained. The pump is blocked by either pump loose debris or fluff which accumulates if fluff giving fabrics are washed. Drain the water (Up to 20 litres. Have a suitable container ready.) Risk of scalding! Allow the hot water to cool down beforehand.
  • Page 45 This is necessary if very little or no water flows into the Cleaning water inlet washer dryer. strainers First, reduce the water pressure in the inlet hose: q Turn off the tap. q Turn the programme selector to any programme (except B Spin / b Drain).
  • Page 46 Attention Descaling the Descaling agents contain acids which may corrode washer dryer the components of the washer dryer and discolour the laundry. Provided that you use the correct amount of deter gent, it is not necessary to descale the washer dryer. If descaling is nevertheless required, please follow the instructions supplied by the manufacturer of the descaling agent.
  • Page 47: Fault Displays

    Help with minor problems If repairs are needed, and assuming that you cannot eliminate the fault yourself with the aid the following table: q Turn the programme selector to 0. q Disconnect the appliance from the mains. q Turn off the tap. q Call customer service, see page 53.
  • Page 48 Problems Cause Remedial action B Spin b Drain Cottons y 90 Cleaning the drain pump...
  • Page 49 Problems Cause Remedial action B Spin K Rinse...
  • Page 50 Problems Cause Remedial action Not a fault. Wash large and small items The programme takes Imbalance compensation system together in order to reduce the longer than usual. attempts to balance the laundry by imbalance. repeated distribution. The foam detection feature has Adjust the detergent dosage for the activated an additional rinsing cycle next wash cycle.
  • Page 51 Problems Cause Remedial action An overdosage of detergent has Reduce the detergent dosage for Programme duration caused excessive formation of froth. the next wash cycle. extended. An additional rinse cycle and spin cycle was run to ensure a good rinsing result. The : symbol is displayed at the end of the programme.
  • Page 52: Consumption Values

    Consumption values Normal programme Normal programme Additional Additional Load Load Consumption values ** Programme Programme option duration Power Water Cottons y 40 Cottons y 60 Cottons y 60 Stains Cottons y 90 Easy care A 40 Delicates Silk q cold Wool Uu cold Normal drying r Delicate drying T...
  • Page 53: Customer Service

    Customer service Before you call customer service, please check whether you can eliminate the fault yourself (see from page 47). A technician who is called out to give advice will charge you, even if the appliance is still under guarantee. You can find your nearest customer service in the enclosed address list.
  • Page 54: Installing, Connecting And Transporting

    Installing, connecting and transporting d Risk of injury! Safety instructions Attention Standard accessories...
  • Page 55 Useful tools Dimensions Installation surface...
  • Page 56 d Caution Removing the The transport bolts must always be removed before transportation pro using the appliance for the first time and must be tection devices retained for any subsequent transport (e.g. when moving). q Release all screws A using the A/F 13 wrench until they can be moved freely.
  • Page 57 The appliance must be built under or built in prior to Built under or connecting the power supply. built in appliance The appliance can be built into or under a kitchen installation work surface. For this purpose, a recess width of 60 cm is required.
  • Page 58 Hose and cable lengths Connection on left side Connection on right side Other hoses Available from specialist dealers: - Extended supply hose* (approx. 2.20 m). Order no. WMZ 2380.
  • Page 59 d Risk of electric shock! Connecting the To prevent leaks or water damage, it is essential to water follow the instructions in this chapter! Water inlet hose Attention Operate the washer dryer with cold drinking water only. Do not connect to the mixer tap of an unpressurised hot water apparatus.
  • Page 60 q to the tap. q After connecting the water inlet hose: Turn on the water tap completely, and check connection points for water tightness. Water drainage hose Warning Do not bend or pull the water drainage hose. Height difference between the placement area and drainage point: maximum 100 cm.
  • Page 61 All four appliance feet must be firmly on the ground. Aligning the The washer dryer must not wobble. washer dryer Level the washer dryer with the assistance of the four adjustable feet and a spirit level: q Loosen the lock nut 1 using the wrench. q Adjust the height by rotating the foot 2.
  • Page 62 Caution Connecting the Connect the washer dryer only to an alternating power current via a correctly installed earthed socket. The mains voltage must correspond to the voltage specification on the washer dryer (nameplate). Connection specifications as well as the required fuses are stipulated on the appliance nameplate.
  • Page 63 Before transporting the washer dryer: Transport, - Turn off the tap. e.g. when moving - Reduce the water pressure in the water inlet hose (refer to page 45). - Drain any residual washing solution (refer to page 44). - Disconnect the washer dryer from the mains. - Dismantle the supply and drainage hose.
  • Page 64 WVT 1260SA 0410 en ROBERT BOSCH HAUSGERÄTE GMBH 9000374 276...

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