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Detergents - Siemens Dishwasher Instructions For Use Manual

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Information about detergents
You can use any brand of liquid or powder
detergent, as well as tablets, that have
been specifically designed for use in
domestic dishwashers. (Do not use normal
washing-up liquid!)
Nowadays there are three types of
dishwasher detergent available:
1. those containing phosphates and
2. those containing phosphates but no
3. those containing neither phosphates
nor chlorine.
When a phosphate-free detergent is used
in conjunction with hard water, there is a
greater possibility that white marks will be
left behind on crockery and glasses, etc.
These can be avoided by pouring an
increased amount of detergent into the
Chlorine-free detergents have a reduced
bleaching effect. This can mean that tea
stains are not completely removed or
plastic items become discoloured.
This can be resolved by:
– selecting a higher temperature
programme, or
– increasing the amount of detergent, or
– using a detergent that contains chlorine.
Check the label on the detergent
packaging to determine whether a
particular product is suitable for use with
If you have any further questions, we
recommend that you contact the customer
advice departments of the various
detergent manufacturers.
Detergent compartment with
measuring marks
The side of the detergent compartment is
marked with lines to help you determine
how much powder to add.
The capacity of the detergent container is
15 ml up to the bottom line and 25 ml up to
the middle line. When the compartment is
full it contains 40 ml.
If the lid on the detergent com-
partment is closed, press the
release lever to open the flap.
Adding detergent
Tip detergent powder into the
corresponding compartment
Please observe the manufacturer's
instructions printed on the detergent
packaging when determining the
correct dosage.
When you select the INTENSIVE
programme, tip an extra 10–15 ml of
detergent onto the inside surface of the
40 ml
25 ml
15 ml

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