For best washing results:
Before loading, remove all scraps of food and soak
very heavily soiled pots and pans.
Always arrange saucepans, cups and glasses etc.
Tilt items with convex or concave surfaces so that the
water drains off easily.
Long items of cutlery such as ladles, carving knives
etc. should be positioned horizontally in the upper
Avoid contact between the dishes as far as possible;
correct arrangement of the items will give better
Light items (plastic bowls etc.) should be loaded in
the upper basket and arranged so that they do not
move during washing.
You will improve drying results by leaving the
dishwasher door ajar for at least 15-30 minutes as
soon as the programme finishes.
To save energy
Place dishes in the machine immediately after every
meal and wait until the dishwasher is full before
If necessary run the Rinse and Hold programme (see
"Washing programmes" chart on the following pages),
so that any food scraps do not become caked on the
dishes while you are waiting to run the complete wash
Select an "Economy" programme when the baskets
are not very full and/or when the dishes are not very
soiled, following the instructions given in the
Select the "AIR DRY" option, in this case no heating
will be done in the drying part of the cycle.
Select the "Half load" option if the baskets are not full.
Items not suitable for dishwashers
The following should not be washed in the
Cutlery or dishes with wooden or bone handles or
Handmade items, wooden objects, antiques or hand
Certain types of decoration can discolour when
washed in a dishwasher.
Crystal-ware and plastic objects, if not guaranteed
dishwasher-proof, should be washed by hand. You
are advised to place them in the upper basket and to
select a delicate programme.
Certain types of glass can also become opaque after
being washed several times in a dishwasher.
Silver cutlery tends to go black if mixed with steel
cutlery. Place it in the cutlery basket separate from the
Iron and cast iron objects can rust and stain other
Aluminium tends to go black; copper, pewter and
brass tend to stain.
Caution: You are advised not to load very small or
plastic items which can fall through the baskets.
Note: When buying new dishes, ensure that they are