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  • Page 1 User information ESI 6251 822 612 668-00-101005-03...
  • 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! Notes that concern your personal 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: Diagram Of Appliance

    Diagram of Appliance Top Spray Nozzle Upper basket spray arm and lower spray arm Water softener unit. Salt Container Detergent Dispenser Rinse aid dispenser Rating plate Filters Control Panel ON/OFF button The ON/OFF button is used to turn the dishwasher on and off.
  • Page 6 Multi-display Programme buttons Set delay Control Function buttons timer indicators The Programme buttons are used to select the de- sired dishwashing cycle. Function buttons: In addition to the pre-set dish- washing cycle, the following functions can also be set using these buttons: Function button 1 Sets the water softener Function button 2...
  • Page 7: Prior To Using For The First Time

    Prior to Using for the First Time If you wish to use 3 in 1 detergent: – First read the section “Using 3in1 deter- gents”. – Do not fill up with special salt or rinse aid. If you do not use 3in1 detergent, before using for the first time 1.
  • Page 8 Setting electronically: 1. Press the ON/OFF button. 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. All additional wash programme button indica- tors will go out.
  • Page 9: Adding Dishwasher Salt

    Adding dishwasher Salt To decalcify the water softener, it must be filled up with dishwasher salt. Use only special salt suitable for domestic dishwashers. If you do not use 3 in1 detergent, fill up with dish- washer salt: – Before using the dishwasher for the first time. –...
  • Page 10: Filling Up With Rinse Aid

    Filling Up with Rinse Aid Rinse aid causes the rinse water to flow easily from the crockery leaving gleaming dishes and glassware. 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 Required

    Setting the Amount of Rinse Aid Required 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 dried-on food remains, in • • • • and cookware particular protein and starch Dinner service normally soiled, • •...
  • 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 Cy- Setting the Delay Timer With the delay timer you can delay the start of a dishwashing cycle for between 1 and 19 1. Check that the spray arms can turn freely. hours. 2. Turn the water tap on fully. 1.Press the Delay Timer button repeatedly until the 3.
  • 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. • 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: What To Do If

    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. What to do if...
  • Page 24 Malfunction Possible cause Remedy Water tap is blocked with limescale Check the water tap and have it re- or faulty. paired if necessary. The tap is turned off. Turn the tap on. The filter (where present) in the Clean the filter in the threaded hose threaded hose fitting on the tap is fitting.
  • Page 25: If The Dishwashing Results Are Not Satisfactory

    If the Dishwashing Results are not Satisfactory The dishes are still dirty. • The wrong dishwashing cycle was selected. • The dishes were loaded is such a way that the dishwashing water did not reach all items. The baskets for the dishes must not be overloaded. •...
  • 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 your local waste disposal facilities. Old appliance The symbol on the product or on its pack-...
  • Page 27: 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 28: 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 29: 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 30: 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 31 Extension hoses • Extension hoses are available from your local Serv- ice Force Centre. 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 32: Electrical Connection

    Electrical Connection Any electrical work required to install this appli- ance should be carried out by a qualified electri- cian or competent person. WARNING - This appliance must be earthed. The manufacturer declines any responsibil- ity should these safety measures not be ob- served.
  • 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, double valve water- water inlet outer ø...
  • Page 34: Warranty Conditions

    • This guarantee relates to you and cannot be trans- ferred to another user. We, Electrolux, undertake that if within 12 months of • Your new home is within the European Community the date of the purchase this Electrolux appliance or (EC) or European Free Trade Area.
  • Page 35: Service And Spare Parts

    Customer Care For general enquiries concerning your Electrolux ap- pliance, or for further information on Electrolux prod- ucts please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at www.electrolux.co.uk.
  • 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...