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Detergents - Siemens Dishwasher Instructions For Use Manual

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To raise the basket, take hold of the
basket on the upper edge and pull
Before you re-insert the basket, ensure
that it is at the same height on both
sides. Otherwise, the appliance door
cannot be closed and the upper spray
arm will not connect to the water circuit.


Information about detergents
You can use any brand of liquid or powder
detergent, as well as tablets, that have
been specifically designed for use in
domestic dishwashers. (Do not use normal
washing-up liquid!)
Nowadays there are three types of
dishwasher detergent available:
1. those containing phosphates and
2. those containing phosphates but no
3. those containing neither phosphates
nor chlorine.
When a phosphate-free detergent is used
in conjunction with hard water, there is a
greater possibility that white marks will be
left behind on crockery and glasses, etc.
These can be avoided by pouring an
increased amount of detergent into the
Chlorine-free detergents have a reduced
bleaching effect. This can mean that tea
stains are not completely removed or
plastic items become discoloured.
This can be resolved by:
– selecting a higher temperature
programme, or
– increasing the amount of detergent, or
– using a detergent that contains chlorine.
Check the label on the detergent
packaging to determine whether a
particular product is suitable for use with
If you have any further questions, we
recommend that you contact the customer
advice departments of the various
detergent manufacturers.

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