Congratulations on choosing Model WMA48 shows the maximum features available on an Aquarius washing machine. Model WMA48 Dispenser drawer Control panel Adjustable feet Aquarius!! Please record the Model number and the Serial number of your machine on the Back Cover of the book for future reference.
The following instructions and information will help you to get the most out of your new machine... Safety first! This instruction manual contains important details on using your machine safely. If you pass the machine onto someone else, make sure that you give them this manual.
This instruction manual contains important details on using your machine safely. Please keep it safe for your future reference. If you pass the machine onto someone else, please make sure that you give them this manual so that the new owner can read these safety warnings. Dispose of packaging materials carefully and keep them well away...
Remove the polystyrene block... After removing the packaging from the machine, make sure that the polystyrene block (figure 1) has come away from the underside of the machine, with the polystyrene base. If it has not come away, carefully lower the machine on its side onto the polystyrene top cap and then remove the polystyrene block (see figure 2).
2. Remove the transit fixings... There are two transit bolts fitted under plastic covers, one at either side of the rear of your machine. These bolts prevent damage to the machine while it is being transported. Remove both transit bolts complete with spacers, by Location of transit following the instructions below.
Changing the mains lead If you have damaged the existing lead and need a new one, contact Hotpoint Service UK on 08709 066066 or www.theservicecentre.co.uk (or in the Republic of Ireland on 1850 302 200). A charge will be made. We strongly advise that fitting the new lead is carried out by a qualified electrician.
(see figure 2). A cold fill adaptor (figure 3) and fitting instructions are available from your local Hotpoint authorised Service Centre or by calling the Genuine Parts and Accessories Mail Order Hotline UK on 08709 077 077 or www.theservicecentre.co.uk...
5.Connect the machine to a drainage system... Take care when you remove the drain hose from the clips on the back of the machine. All machines are tested with water before they leave the factory so a small amount of water may still be in the hose.
6. Move the machine into position... Your machine is heavy so care must be taken when moving it. To help you we have fitted wheels to the bottom rear of WARNING: the machine. Do not drag or lift the machine by it’s door.
Using your machine The rest of this instruction book will help you to make the most of your new washing machine. We have created the machine for the way you live, by listening to people just like you who use our products. You will find that your new machine has many useful features and is easy to use.
A typical wash programme WARNINGS: Do not allow children to play with the machine or tamper with the controls. Do not overload the machine! It may damage laundry and reduce the quality of the wash. Do not try to open the door when the door indicator light is on.
The dispenser IMPORTANT INFORMATION. We have set the detergent retaining flap, in the main detergent compartment to dispense powder detergent only. If you want to dispense liquid detergent put the retaining flap in its ‘down’ position. Drawer release latch Prewash detergent compartment.
Dispensing powder detergent To achieve the best wash results the WARNING: manufacturer’s recommended amount Do not put any of detergent should be measured and item(s) into added to the dispenser drawer (max. 400ml). the drawer other than detergents that are designed to be released from the drawer as...
Wash programmes On-Off / Selecting a programme The machine is switched on, by turning the programme selector dial away from the ‘OFF’ position, to your selected programme. To start the programme press and release the ‘START’ button. When the programme has finished return the programme selector dial to the ‘OFF’...
Wash programme dial Turn from ‘OFF’ to the programme you need. Wash Programme label Universal Pre-wash Programme Mixed Wash Programmes White cotton and linen without special finishes Colourfast cotton linen or viscose without special finishes Non-colourfast cotton, linen or viscose Non-colourfast cotton, linen or viscose Synthetics...
Choosing an option button To choose an option, press the button and you will see a light come on above the button. Press again to cancel, and the light will go out. You cannot alter the options once the machine is running. Time Saver...
Automatic Features Auto half load Auto half load saves you time and money when washing smaller loads. Water levels are automatically adjusted to cater for the different loads. Unbalanced load warning Your machine has an inbuilt feature to prevent it spinning with an unbalanced load. This will minimise excessive vibration and prolong the life of the machine.
Cleaning and maintenance Removing and cleaning the dispenser drawer and WARNINGS: compartments Do not clean any part of Note: You should clean the dispenser your machine drawer regularly. with abrasive Pull the dispenser drawer out until it cleaners, reaches its stop. scouring Press the drawer agents, acids,...
Troubleshooting... In the unlikely event that you have problems with your machine, the following guide may help you to get your machine working correctly straight away. .. The machine will not start... Close the door. Check that the machine has power. Choose a programme and press the ‘START’...
Check that the hoses are fitted correctly: GREY to HOT BLUE to COLD. If the machine is still not working contact Hotpoint Service, see the back page. Remember, you may be charged for a service call if a problem with your machine is caused by incorrect installation or misuse.
For information on any other Hotpoint product call: 08701 50 60 70 Recycling & Disposal Information As part of Hotpoint’s continued commitment to helping the environment, Hotpoint reserves the right to use quality recycled components to keep down customer costs and minimise material wastage.
“No company is better positioned to offer an after sales service on a Hotpoint appliance than us - the manufacturer” As part of our commitment to you, all Hotpoint appliances have the added benefit of a fully inclusive parts and labour guarantee for the first 12 months. In addition to this you also have the advantage of free replacement parts for the first 5 years when fitted by a Hotpoint engineer.
Over 1200 trained specialists, directly employed by us, ensure that you can have complete confidence in both the appliances and services we offer. Repair Service and Information Help Desk (Open 8 to 8 Mon - Fri, 8 to 6 Sat, 10 to 4 Sun & Bank Holidays) Republic of Ireland: 1850 302 200 Note: Our operators will require the following information: Republic of Ireland: 1850 502 200...