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  • Page 1 User information ESI 6231 822 961 649-00-190706-01...
  • Page 2 Dear Customer, Please read these user instructions carefully and keep them to refer to later. Please pass the user instructions on to any future owner of the appliance. The following symbols are used in the text: Safety instructions Warning! Information that affects your per- sonal safety.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Operating Instructions ............. Safety .
  • Page 4: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Safety Prior to using for the first time • Follow the ”Instructions for installation and con- nection”. Correct use • The dishwasher is only intended for washing do- mestic dishes. • Additions or modifications to the dishwasher are not permitted.
  • Page 5: Dishwasher Door Safety Catch

    Dishwasher door safety catch The dishwasher door has a safety catch which pre- vents children opening the dishwasher door by mis- take. The door safety catch is set as follows: 1. Press the little pin on the left side of the door han- dle to the right (1) (e.g.
  • Page 6: Diagram Of Appliance

    Diagram of appliance Top Spray Nozzle Upper basket spray arm and floor spray arm Water hardness dial Dispenser for special salt Dispenser for detergent Dispenser for rinse aid Rating plate Filters Control panel ON/OFF button The ON/OFF button is used to turn the dishwasher on and off.
  • Page 7: Prior To Using For The First Time

    End of cycle indicator Programme buttons Programme progress display Set delay Control Function buttons timer indicators Programme progress display: The current stage of The Programme buttons are used to select the de- the programme is always shown in the programme sired dishwashing cycle.
  • Page 8: Setting The Water Softener

    Setting the water softener The water softener must be set manually and elec- tronically: To avoid scale deposits on the dishes and in the dishwasher, the dishes must be washed with soft water, i.e. water with a low lime con- tent.
  • Page 9: Adding Special Salt

    Water hardness Adjusting the hardness setting Number of flashes in °d in mmol/l Range Manual Electronic 51 - 70 9,0 - 12,5 43 - 50 7,6 - 8,9 37 - 42 6,5 - 7,5 29 - 36 5,1 - 6,4 23 - 28 4,0 - 5,0 19 - 22...
  • Page 10: Filling Up With Rinse Aid

    Filling up with rinse aid With rinse aid the rinsing water drains away better and so you get smear-free, gleaming dishes and clear glasses. If you do not use 3in1 detergent, fill up with rinse aid: – Before using the dishwasher for the first time. –...
  • Page 11 Setting the amount of rinse aid re- quired Only change the amount dispensed, if smears, milky spots (reduce the amount) or dried on water spots (increase the amount) can be seen on glasses and dishes. (See section “If dish- washing results are not satisfactory”.) The dosage can be set from 1-6.
  • Page 12: In Daily Use

    In daily use Loading cutlery and dishes Sponges, cleaning cloths and any other ob- jects that can absorb water must not be washed in the dishwasher. Plastic and Teflon- coated dishes and pans tend to retain water droplets. These dishes and pans therefore do not dry as well as those made of china and stainless steel.
  • Page 13: Loading Cutlery

    Loading cutlery Warning: Sharp knives and other items of cut- lery with sharp edges must be laid in the cut- lery rack or in the upper basket because of the risk of injury. To ensure that all items of cutlery in the cutlery bas- ket can be reached by the water, you should: 1.
  • Page 14 Cups, Glasses, Coffee Service Load smaller, fragile crockery and long, sharp cutlery in the upper basket. • Arrange items of crockery on and under the folding cup racks so that they are offset from each other and water can reach all items. •...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Height Of The Upper Basket

    Adjusting the height of the upper basket Maximum height of 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 baskets can also be adjusted when they are loaded.
  • Page 16: Adding Detergent

    Adding detergent Detergents remove the dirt from dishes and cutlery. The detergent must be added before the cycle starts. Only use detergent intended for domestic dishwashers. The detergent compartment is located on the inside of the door. 1. If the lid is closed: Press the release button.
  • Page 17: Using 3In1 Detergents

    Concentrated detergents Today’s detergents for dishwashers are almost ex- clusively low-alkaline concentrated detergents with natural enzymes in tablet or powder form. Using 50°C dishwashing cycles in conjunction with these concentrated detergents reduces pollution and is good for your dishes, as these dishwashing cycles are specially matched to the dirt-dissolving properties of the enzymes in concentrated detergents.
  • Page 18: Selecting The Dishwashing Cycle (Cycle Table)

    Selecting the dishwashing cycle (Cycle Table) Programme Consumption sequence values Dishwashing- Suitable Type of cycle for: soiling heavily soiled, Dinner service and dried-on food remains, in • • • • cookware particular protein and starch Dishes, excluding just used, lightly to nor- •...
  • Page 19: 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 20: Starting A Dishwashing Cycle

    Starting a dishwashing To change the time delay: As long as the cycle has not yet started, you can still cycle change the setting by pressing the DELAY TIMER button. 1. Check that the spray arms can turn freely. Cancelling the delay timer: 2.
  • Page 21: Care And Cleaning

    Care and cleaning Do not use furniture care products or aggres- sive cleaners. • When necessary, clean the dishwasher’s controls with a soft cloth and clean warm water. • Occasionally check the internal dispensers, door seal and water inlet filter (if fitted) for dirt and clean them, if necessary.
  • Page 22 Cleaning the spray arm jets Regularly check the jets in the spray arms for blockages. When cleaning is necessary, re- move 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 23 Bottom spray arm 1. To remove bottom spray arm, pull it upwards out of its catch. 2. Clean spray arm jets. 3. Place bottom spray arm back in position against connecting piece and press down firmly, until you feel it snap into place.
  • Page 24: What To Do If

    What to do if… Remedying small malfunc- tions Before you call the Customer Care Department, please check whether – you cannot remedy the fault yourself with the help of the following fault table – whether it is caused by faulty, electrical connec- tions and/or faulty water connections.
  • Page 25: If The Dishwashing Results Are Not Satisfactory

    Malfunction Possible cause Remedy the indicator for the end of the dish- The anti-flood system has been trig- Turn off the tap and contact the washing cycle is flashing in rhythm 3 gered. Customer Care department. short light signals one after another. The mains plug is not Plug in mains plug.
  • Page 26: Disposal

    Disposal Packaging material The packaging materials are environmentally friendly and can be recycled. The plastic com- ponents are identified by markings, e.g. >PE<, >PS<, etc. Please dispose of the packaging materials in the appropriate container at the community waste disposal facilities. Old appliance The symbol on the product or on its pack-...
  • Page 27: Technical Data

    Technical data Capacity: 12 place settings including serving dishes Permitted water pressure: 1-10 bar (=10-100 N/cm = 0.1-1.0 MPa) Electrical connection: AC 220 - 240 V, 50 Hz, 10 A; also see the rating plate on the right-hand side of the dishwasher’s interior door . Total output 2100 - 2300 W Dishwashers that can be integrated and built-in...
  • Page 28: Notes For Test Institutes

    Notes for Test Institutes Testing in accordance with EN 60704 must be car- ried out with the appliance fully loaded and using the test cycle (see “Cycle Table”). Tests in accordance with EN 50242 must be car- ried out when the salt dispenser in the water softener and the rinse aid dispenser have been filled with salt and rinse aid respectively, and using the test cycle (see “Cycle Table”).
  • Page 29: Installation And Connection Instructions

    Installation and connection instructions Safety information for the installation • Only transport the dishwasher in an upright posi- tion, otherwise salt water may run out. • Before using the dishwasher for the first time, check for any damage caused in transport. Do not under any circumstances connect an appliance that is damaged.
  • Page 30: Installing The Dishwasher

    Installing the dishwasher • The dishwasher must be installed on a firm floor and adjusted to ensure that it is stable and level in all directions. • 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 using a screwdriver.
  • Page 31: Connecting The Dishwasher

    Connecting the dishwasher Connecting to the water supply • The dishwasher can be connected to cold and hot water supplies up to max. 60°C. • The dishwasher must not be connected to open hot water appliances or instantaneous water heat- ers.
  • Page 32: Electrical Connection

    Extension hoses • Extension hoses are available from your dealer or from our Customer Care Department. To ensure that the function of the appliance is not impeded, the internal diameter of extension hoses must be 19 mm. • Extension hoses must not be laid more than a maximum distance of 4 metres horizontally;...
  • Page 33: Connecting Systems

    Connecting systems The water inlet hose, drain hose and the mains cable must all be connected to the side of the dishwasher as there is no space for them behind the appliance. 2 connection pieces 45° or straight, doublevalve water- waterinlet outer ø...
  • Page 35: Service

    Service In the event of technical faults, please first check whether you can remedy the problem yourself with the help of the operating instructions (section “What to do if…”). If you were not able to remedy the problem yourself, please contact the Customer Care Department or one of our service partners.
  • Page 36 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...