Using your appliance
Loading your appliance
Before placing dishes in the machine, remove any
scraps of food, to avoid clogging the filters and
consequently reducing the performance.
Do not load very small items which can
fall through the baskets.
Open the door and slide out the baskets to load the
The lower basket
The lower basket is designed to take saucepans,
lids, plates (up to 27 cm in diameter), salad bowls,
Serving dishes and large lids should be arranged
around the edge of the basket, ensuring that the
upper spray arm can turn freely.
The two rear rows of prongs on the lower basket
can be easily lowered to allow you to load pots,
pans and bowls.
To lower the prongs:
- Slightly pull them upward and let them drop
down (see picture).
- To bring them back to the standing position, just
pull them up again.
The cutlery basket
Long bladed knives stored in an upright
position are a potential hazard.
Long and/or sharp items of cutlery such
as carvings knives must be positioned
horizontally in the upper basket.
Take care when loading or unloading
sharp items such as knives.
Cutlery should be placed in the removable cutlery
basket with the handles facing downwards. If the
handles protrude from the bottom of the basket,
obstructing the lower spray arm, load the cutlery
with the handles facing upwards.
Mix spoons with other cutlery to prevent them from
Silver cutlery tends to go black if mixed with steel
cutlery. Place it in the cutlery basket separate from
Arrange the spoons, dessert spoons, knives and
other small items of cutlery in the racks on both
sides of the cutlery basket.