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Electrolux ESI 6220 User Instructions

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U s e r I n s t r u c t i o n s
ESI 6220
ANC 822 961 594 - 00 - 0205


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  • Page 1 U s e r I n s t r u c t i o n s ESI 6220 ANC 822 961 594 - 00 - 0205...
  • Page 2 Dear customer, Please read these user instructions carefully. Above all please observe the safety instructions on the first few pages ofthese user instructions! Please keep these user instructions for later reference. Pass them on to any subsequent owner of the appliance. The warning triangle and/or specific words (Warning!, Caution!, Important!) are used to highlight instructions that are important for...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Instructions ..............5 Disposal .
  • Page 4 Contents Installation and Connection Instructions ........... 31 Installing the Dishwasher .
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions The safety aspects of ELECTROLUX electrical appli- • Never place the dishwasher in operation if the ances comply with accepted technical standards and mains cable, water inlet or drain hose is damaged; the German Appliance Safety Law. Nevertheless, as...
  • Page 6: Disposal

    Disposal Packaging material The packaging materials are environmentally friendly and can be recycled. The plastic components are identified by markings, e.g. >PE<, >PS<, etc. Please dispose of the packaging materials in the appropriate con- tainer at your local waste disposal facilities. appliance The symbol on the product or on its...
  • Page 7: Appliance Features And Control Panel

    Appliance Features and Control Panel Top Spray Nozzle Rubber Seal for Connecting the Water Feed to the Spray Arm Spray Arms Water hardness switch Container for Special Salt Container for Detergent Container for Rinse Aid Rating Plate Filters...
  • Page 8: Prior To Using For The First Time

    Control Panel Function buttons Programme progress display Programme buttons Control indicator Door handle ON / OFF button The control panel consists of the ON/OFF button Programme progress display: The current stage of and the programme buttons with LED displays. the programme is always shown in the programme progress display.
  • Page 9: Water Softener

    Water softener To avoid scale deposits on the dishes and in the dish- washer, the dishes must be washed with soft water, i.e. water with a low lime content. The dishwasher therefore has a built-in water softener, in which tap water with a hardness of 4°d (German degree) and harder is softened with the aid of special salt.
  • Page 10 Setting electronically: 1. Press the ON/OFF button. The ON/OFF button’s LED will illuminate. If indicators for the programme buttons are lit, a dishwashing cycle is activated. The cycle must be deactivated: Press function buttons 2 and 3 simultaneously for approx. 2 seconds.
  • Page 11: Special Salt For The Water Softener

    Special salt for the water softener If the water hardness in your area is less than 4 °d, then the water in your dishwasher does not need to be softened and you do not need to use special salt or salt substitute. Water can be softened in one of two ways: •...
  • Page 12: Adding Special Salt

    Adding special salt If you are using dishwasher detergent and special salt separately, add the special salt: • Before using the dishwasher for the first time. • When the indicator for special salt is illumi- nated on the control panel. 1.
  • Page 13: Filling With Rinse Aid

    Filling with Rinse Aid Rinse aid ensures that your dishes gleam and are free from spots, and that you glasses are clear. Use only branded rinse aid for dishwashers. Never fill the rinse aid container with any another substance (e.g. concentrated vine- gar).
  • Page 14: In Daily Use

    In Daily Use • Is it necessary to refill with special salt or rinse aid? • Load cutlery and dishes into the dishwasher • Fill with dishwasher detergent • Select a wash programme suitable for the cutlery and dishes • Start the wash programme Loading cutlery and dishes Sponges, household cloths and any object...
  • Page 15: Loading Cutlery

    Loading Cutlery Long bladed knives stored in an upright posi- tion are a potential hazard. Long and/or sharp items of cutlery such as carving knives must be positioned horizon- tally in the upper basket. Take care when loading or unloading sharp items such as knives.
  • Page 16: Loading Pans, Frying Pans And Large Plates

    Loading Pans, Frying Pans and Large Plates Load large and heavily soiled dishes in the lower bas- ket (Plates up to 29cm in diameter). Your dishwasher has one of the following two types of lower basket: Type 1: The rear plate insert in the lower basket can be removed To make it easier to load large dishes, it is possible...
  • Page 17: Loading Cups, Glasses And Coffee Services

    Loading Cups, Glasses and Coffee Services Load small, delicate items and long pointed cutlery in the upper basket. • Arrange plates and dishes offset on and under the folding cup racks so that washing water can reach all items. • The cup racks can be folded up out of the way for tall items.
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Height Of The Upper Basket

    Adjusting the Height of the Upper Basket Maximum Height of the Dishes in the Upper Basket Lower Basket With upper basket raised 22 cm 30 cm With upper basket lowered 24 cm 29 cm The height of the basket can also be adjusted when it is loaded.
  • Page 19: Filling With Detergent

    Filling with Detergent Only use dishwasher detergent. Fill with detergent: Prior to the start of a wash programme (not for the pre wash programme). The detergent is released into the wash water during the programme. Please observe the manufacturer's dosing and storage recommendations as stated on the detergent packaging.
  • Page 20: Use Of "3 In 1"/ Combi Detergent Tablets

    Use of "3 in 1"/ Combi Detergent Concentrated Detergent Tablets Based on their chemical composition, dishwasher detergents can be split into two basic types: – conventional, alkaline detergents with caus- General Advice tic components. – low alkaline concentrated detergents with These products are tablets with combined detergent/ natural enzymes.
  • Page 21: Selecting The Wash Programme (Programme Table)

    Selecting the Wash Programme (Programme Table) Choose the most suitable wash programme with the aid of this table: Type of Dishes Dishes: Dinner service and Pans without Pans with dishes that are sensitive to changes in tem- in addition: – –...
  • Page 22: Selecting A Programme

    Selecting a programme When your dishes look like this, select: an intensive programme. a normal or energy-saving programme. a short programme (e.g. 30 minute programme).
  • Page 23: Starting A Dishwashing Cycle

    Starting a dishwashing cycle 1. Check that the dishes and cutlery are stacked in Cancelling the wash programme the dishwasher in such a way that the spray arms 1. Press function buttons 2 and 3 and keep them are free to rotate. pressed.
  • Page 24: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Do not under any circumstances use furni- ture care products or aggressive cleaners. • If necessary, clean the controls only with a soft cloth and pure warm water. • Occasionally check the internal containers, door seal, and water inlet for soiling, clean if necessary. Cleaning the filters The filters must be regularly checked and cleaned.
  • Page 25 Cleaning the spray arm jets Regularly check the jets in the spray arms for block- ages. When cleaning is necessary, remove spray arm from the fixture and clean jets with a pointed object (wire or needle). Then rinse out the spray arm using a strong jet of water.
  • Page 26: What To Do If

    What to do if ... Try to rectify minor faults on the dishwasher with the aid of the instructions given here. If you call in cus- tomer service to resolve one of the malfunctions listed here, or rectify an error made in the operation of the appliance, the customer service engineer’s visit is not free of charge, even during the period of guar- antee.
  • Page 27: There Are Problems When Operating The Dishwasher

    ... there are problems when operating the dishwasher. Fault Possible cause Remedy The dishwasher door has not been closed Close the door. properly. The mains plug is not plugged in. Insert the mains plug. The fuse has blown in the household fuse Replace the fuse.
  • Page 28: Technical Data

    Technical Data Capacity: 12 place settings including serving dishes Permitted Water 1-10 bar (=10-100 N/cm = 0.1-1.0 MPa) Pressure: Electrical Connection: Information on the electrical connection is given on the rating plate on the inner edge of the dishwasher door on the right. Dishwasher: Free-Standing Appliances Dimensions: 850 x 598 x 598 (H x B x D in mm)
  • Page 29: Notes For Test Institutes

    Notes for Test Institutes Testing in accordance with EN 60704 must be carried out with the appliance fully loaded and using the test pro- gramme (see Programme Table). Tests in accordance with EN 50242 must be carried out when the salt dispenser and rinse aid container have been filled with salt and rinse aid respectively and using the test programme (see Programme Table).
  • Page 30 Sample loading arrangement: Lower basket Sample loading arrangement: Cutlery basket Some dishwasher models have cutlery baskets with- out a grid insert.
  • Page 31: Installation And Connection Instructions

    INSTALLATION AND CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS Installing the Dishwasher • The dishwasher must be installed on a firm floor and adjusted to ensure that it is stable and level. • To compensate for unevenness in the floor and to match the height of the appliance to that of sur- rounding units extend the threaded feet by unscrewing : –...
  • Page 32: Built-In Dishwasher

    Built-In Dishwasher (see enclosed installation instructions) Free-Standing Appliances can be set up as stand-alone without addi- tional installation. If the dishwasher is set up next to a cooker, a heat-insulating, non-flammable plate must be mounted between the dishwasher and the cooker, flush to the top edge of the work sur- face (depth 57.5 cm).
  • Page 33: Connecting The Dishwasher

    Connecting the Dishwasher Water Connection The dishwasher is fitted with safety devices that pre- vent the wash water returning into the drinking water system and comply with the applicable plumbing reg- ulations. • The dishwasher can be connected to cold and hot water supplies up to max.
  • Page 34: Water Inlet Hose With Safety Valve

    The following section is only applicable to dishwashers that have a safety valve on the threaded hose fitting for the tap: Water inlet hose with safety valve After connecting the double-walled water inlet hose, the safety valve is next to the tap. Therefore the water inlet hose is only under pressure while the water is running.
  • Page 35: Water Drain

    Water drain Drain hose The drain hose must not be kinked, crushed or entangled. • Connecting the drain hose: – Maximum permitted height: 1 metre. – Minimum required height 40 cm above the lower edge of the machine. Extension hoses •...
  • Page 36: Electrical Connection

    Electrical Connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. WARNING - This appliance must be earthed. The manufacturer declines any responsi- bility should these safety measures not be observed. Before switching on make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the appliance rating plate.
  • Page 37: Connections

    Connections The water inlet and drain hoses, as well as the mains cable must be connected beside the dishwasher because there is no space for them behind the appli- ance. The example plumbing and electrical installation given below can only be regarded as a recommenda- tion;...
  • Page 38: Guarantee Conditions

    • Your new home is within the European Community (EC) or European Free Trade Area. We, Electrolux, undertake that if within 12 months of • The product is installed and used in accordance the date of the purchase this Electrolux appliance or...
  • Page 39: Service And Spare Parts

    Customer Care For general enquiries concerning your Electrolux appliance or for further information on Electrolux products please contact our Customer Care Depart- ment by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at
  • Page 40 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...