You must read the whole of this instruction book
before you use the appliance. Follow the advice
Keep the book for future reference. If you sell or give
away the appliance, make sure that the book is passed
to the new owner.
The following warnings are provided in the interest of
overall safety. You must read them before the appliance
is installed or used.
This appliance is designed to be used by adults.
Children should not be allowed to touch the controls or
play with the product.
It is dangerous to modify the specifications of this
appliance in any way.
This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken when
All packaging and transit bolts must be removed before
the appliance is used. Serious damage may occur if
this is not done.
Any plumbing work required to install this appliance
should be carried out by a qualified plumber or
Any electrical work required to install this appliance
should be carried out by a qualified electrician or
Make sure that the appliance does not stand on its
electrical supply cable.
If the machine is situated on a carpeted floor, please
adjust the feet to ensure that air can circulate freely.
Always unplug the appliance and turn off the water after
Do not overload the appliance.
Only wash fabrics which are designed to be machine
washed. If in doubt, follow the instructions you find on
the label of the item itself.
Make sure that all pockets are empty. Hard, sharp
objects such as coins, safety pins, nails, screws or
stones can cause extensive damage.
Do not machine wash fabrics which are saturated with
petroleum products. If volatile cleaning fluids have
been used, make sure that they are thoroughly removed
from the fabrics before they are placed in the appliance.
Use only the recommended quantities of fabric
Pets and small children may climb into washing machi-
nes. Check your appliance each time before use.
You should not attempt to repair the machine yourself.
Repairs carried out by inexperienced or unqualified
persons may cause injury and/or more serious faults to
This product should be serviced by an authorized
Service Centre only, and only genuine spare parts
should be used.
Cleaning the machine :
Leave the lid open for a while after the wash to allow air
to circulate freely inside the machine;
The cabinet should be cleaned only with some soap-
suds and rinsed and dried carefully;
All polished, chromium plated and plastic parts should
only be cleaned with a damps cloth.
It is advisable, from time to time, to carry out a complete
cycle without a washing load, adding a decalcifying
To help you clean them and remove any powder clots, the
hoppers of the machine powder dispensers are removable.
Cleaning the pump filter
The machine has got another mecanic filter located on the
front part to collect lint and small objects (toothpins, coins,
pins, etc.) inadvertently left in the clothes. It is essential
that this filter is cleaned regularly.
Frequency of cleaning depends on the type of articles
washed (cleaning should be more frequent if the articles
have no hem and tend to fray).
To clean the filter proceed as follows :
Open the flapdoor covering the filter by pressing the left
side of the filter door (fig. 1).
Place a container underneath to catch any spillage.
According to the models, complete the drain of the appliance
by taking away the yellow cap and by extracting the little
hose located on the left of the filter (fig. 2).
Turn the filter anticlockwise and
clean it thoroughly with running
water (fig. 3).
Refit the filter in the guides and
turn it clockwise.
Refit the little hose and the yellow
cap, then close the flapdoor.
Cleaning the detergent dispenser
The detergent dispenser is very easy to remove. Just
turn the two screws 1/4 of a turn and slide the box
towards the top
Clean the detergent dispenser under running water with
a brush or a piece of rag.
Reposition the detergent dispenser into the lid and refix
the two screws