A. FOR THE USER
Keep this user's manual with your washing machine. If you sell your washing machine or give it away, make sure that
it is accompanied by its user's manual. The new user can then be informed of how the washing machine operates
and read relevant warnings.
These warnings have been written for your safety and for the safety of others. Please read these comments
carefully before installing and using your washing machine. Thank you for your attention.
When you receive your washing machine, unpack it
or have it unpacked immediately. Check its general
appearance. Make any reserves in writing on the
delivery form and keep a copy.
Your washing machine was designed for use by
adults. Make sure that children do not touch it or
use it as a toy.
Do not modify or attempt to modify the characteris-
tics of this washing machine. This could be dange-
rous for you.
Your washing machine is intended for normal
domestic use. Do not use it for commercial or
industrial purposes or for any purpose other than
that for which it was designed : to wash, to rinse
and to spin.
Unplug the power suplly plug and close the water
supply tap every time after using your washing
Only wash articles that can resist machine
washing. Refer to the instructions on the label for
Do not wash underwear with bones, or any material
without hems, or torn materials in your washing
Remember to remove all coins, safety pins, bora-
ches, screws, etc., before each wash. They can
cause serious damage if they are left in your
Do not put articles in your washing machine if you
have used a solvent, alcohol, trichloroethylene, etc.,
to remove stains from them. If you must use these
stain removers, wait until the product has evapora-
ted before putting the articles in the drum.
Collect all small articles such as socks, belts, etc.,
in a small cloth bag or pillow case.
Use the quantity of detergent indicated in the «pro-
portioning of detergents» section.
Always unplug the washing machine before clea-
ning it and doing any maintenance.
1.2. Precautions against frost
If your washing machine is exposed to temperatures
below 0°C, take the following precautions :
Close the tap and disconnect the water supply pipe.
Put the end of this pipe and the drain pipe into a
bowl on the floor.
Select the «Drain» programme and make sure it
works until it is complete.
Switch the washing machine off by putting the pro-
gram selector to the «Off»
the «On/Off»* key.
Unplug the washing machine.
Screw in the water inlet pipe and install the drain
Water that remained in the pipes will then be evacua-
ted, thus preventing the formation of frost or ice that can
damage your washing machine.
The next time you want to use your washing machine,
make sure that it is installed in a room in which the tem-
perature is above 0°C.
All materials marked with the
cled. Put them in a waste tip (ask for information from
your municipal offices) so that they can be recovered
When you take your washing machine to the tip, make
sure that everything that could be dangerous is out of
service ; cut the power supply cable flush with the sur-
face of your washing machine.
1.4. Protection of the environment
We recommend that the following instructions should
be followed to achieve savings in water and energy and
therefore to contribute to protection of the environment:
If possible, use the washing machine at full capacity
rather than with partial loads (however, do not over-
load the drum).
Only use the Prewash or Soak function for very
Use a detergent dose adapted to the water hard-
ness (see «proportioning of detergents» section)
and to the amount of washing and how dirty it is.
*depending on model
position or pressing on
symbol can be recy-