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Electrolux ESI 6241 User Instructions

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U s e r I n s t r u c t i o n s
ESI 6241
ANC 822 961 036 - 00 - 0603


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  • Page 1 U s e r I n s t r u c t i o n s ESI 6241 ANC 822 961 036 - 00 - 0603...
  • Page 2 Dear customer, Please read these user instructions carefully. Your dishwasher is fitted with the new Above all please observe the safety instructions on "PULSE WASH" wash system the first few pages ofthese user instructions! Please With this wash system, the motor speed keep these user instructions for later reference.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Instructions ..............5 Dishwasher safety catch .
  • 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: Dishwasher Safety Catch

    Dishwasher safety catch The dishwasher has a safety catch The door safety catch prevents children being able to open the door accidentally. 1. To secure the dishwasher door against uninten- tional opening: – press the small pin on the left in the door handle (e.g.
  • Page 7: Disposal

    Disposal Disposing of the Packaging Material Dispose of the dishwasher packaging material cor- rectly. All the packaging materials used are harmless to the environment and can be recycled. • Plastic parts are marked with standard interna- tional abbreviations: – >PE< for polyethylene, e.g.
  • Page 8: 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 9: Control Panel

    Control Panel Function buttons Multi-display Set delay start Control panel Door handle Indicators ON/OFF button The control panel consists of the programme but- The multi-display can display, tons with LED displays. – the start delay that is set. – how long the current wash programme can be Function buttons: In addition to the stated wash expected to last.
  • Page 10: Set Water Softener

    Set 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 there- fore 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 11: Special Salt For The Water Softener

    6. Press the function buttons 2 and 3 simultaneously and keep them pressed. The LED indicators in function buttons 1 to 3 will flash. 7. Press function button 1 again. The LED indicator for function button 1 will flash. The multi-display will indicate the hardness set- ting.
  • Page 12: Adding Special Salt

    Set the water softener manually and electronically to the desired water hardness: Electronic set- Manual setting Multi-display indi- Addition of special salt ting cator Do not add special salt. Addition of special salt via salt supply container 10 l 0 - 1 2 - 10 (factory setting) If the water softener is electronically set at...
  • Page 13: Adding Rinse Aid

    Adding rinse aid Rinse aid ensures that your dishes gleam and are 5. Once the multi-display is indicating the required free from spots, and that your glasses are clear. setting, press the ON/OFF button. The setting is now saved. Rinse aid can be added in one of two ways: •...
  • Page 14: Adding Rinse Aid

    Adding rinse aid If you are using dishwasher detergent and rinse aid separately, add the rinse aid: • Prior to using the dishwasher for the first time • When the indicator on the control panel is illuminated. The rinse aid compartment is on the inside of the dishwasher door.
  • Page 15: 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 16: 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 17: Loading Pans, Frying Pans And Large Plates

    Loading Pans, Frying Pans and Large Plates Load large and heavily soiled dishes in the lower rack (Plates up to 29cm in diameter). Your dishwasher has one of the following two types of lower rack: Type 1: The rear plate insert in the lower rack can be removed To make it easier to load large dishes, it is possible...
  • Page 18: Loading Cups, Glasses And Coffee Services

    Loading Cups, Glasses and Coffee Services Arrange smaller, sensitive items in the lower rack and place long, pointed items of cutlery in the knife drawer. • Arrange plates and dishes offset on and under the folding cup racks so that washing water can reach all items.
  • 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 without Dinner Service Coffee and Dinner Service and Pans Pans and Pans Party Dishes with delicate in addition: –...
  • Page 22: Start The Dishwashing Cycle

    Start the dishwashing cycle 1. Check that the dishes and cutlery are stacked in Aborting the dishwashing cycle (RESET) the dishwasher in such a way that the spray arms 1. Press function buttons 2 and 3 simultaneously and are free to rotate. continue to hold them down.
  • Page 23: Setting Or Changing The Start Delay

    Setting or changing the start delay Using the start delay timer you can adjust when within the next 19 hours the dishwashing cycle is to begin. Setting the start delay: 1. Press the ON/OFF button. ñ 2. Continue pressing the start delay button until the number of hours until the dishwashing cycle is to start is flashing in the multi-display.
  • Page 24: Load Sensing

    Load Sensing If a wash programme is started even though there are only a few dishes in the upper and/or lower rack, an intelligent electronic system adjusts the amount of water and the duration of the wash programme to the number of dishes.
  • Page 25: 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 Filter The filters in the base of the washing com- partment are to a large extent self-cleaning.
  • Page 26: What To Do, When

    What to do, when ... 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 600 x 600 (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: Leak Prevention System

    Leak Prevention System For protection from damage due to water leaks, the dishwasher is equipped with a leak prevention sys- tem. In the event of a fault, the safety valve in the water inlet hose immediately interrupts the supply of water to the appliance and the drain pump is activated.
  • 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 39: Service

    SERVICE In the section "What to do, if..." the most important sources of faults that you can rectify yourself are summarised. If, nevertheless, you call in customer service to resolve a problem listed in these instruction, or because of an error made in operating the appliance, the customer service engineer’s visit is not free of charge, even during the warranty period.
  • 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...