6/ LOADING OF REGENERATING SALT
• Loading of regenerating salt (Fig 06)
Filling with salt is essential for providing a
good wash without marks. It regenerates the
resins that soften the water, by removing its
lime content (unless the mains water supply is
soft enough). Refer to "Setting the water sof-
Only use special dishwasher regener-
ating salt. Do not use table salt or any type of
cooking salt, this could damage your appli-
ance's water softener.
Unscrew and remove the stopper on the
Fill the tank with regenerating salt special-
ly designed for dishwashers.
Use the funnel supplied with your dish-
washer. The first time, top up with water up to
the rim of the tank.
Regenerating salt indicator:
This illuminates when salt must be added.
After the tank has been filled with regenerat-
ing salt, the indicator light may remain lit until
the salt has dissolved sufficiently, usually
after one cycle (of if the tank has not been
filled completely; for example, when first put-
ting the machine into service using the sam-
This can be deactivated as indicated in the
paragraph "For multi-purpose products" set-
If the salt overflows when filling the tank,
to avoid oxidization of the tub it is advisable to
remove the salt crystals or to run a Prewash
programme (or Rapid programme -
depending on the model).