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Bosch WVD24420EU Operating And Installation Instructions

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Maxx 5/2,5
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  • Page 1 Wash + Dry Maxx 5/2,5 Operating and Installation In- structions Please read the operating and installation instruction supplied and handle the appliance accordingly.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Operating instructions Information concerning waste disposal ..4 Protection of the environment / hints and tips ..5 General safety instructions ....6 Introducing your washer-dryer .
  • Page 3 - please do not hesitate to contact our customer service department. Further information and a selection of our products can be found on our internet page: These operating and installation instructions describe various models. Differences are indicated in the appropriate places.
  • Page 4: Information Concerning Waste Disposal

    Operating instructions Information concerning waste disposal Disposing of the The shipping package has protected your new packaging appliance on its way to your home. All utilised materials are ecologically harmless and recyclable. Please contribute to a better environment by disposing of packaging materials in an environmentally conscious manner.
  • Page 5: Protection Of The Environment / Hints And Tips

    Protection of the environment / hints and tips Your washer-dryer uses water, energy and detergent efficiently, thereby protecting the environment and reducing your household costs. For consumption values of your appliance see page 51. Using your washer-dryer in an efficient and Hints and tips environmentally friendly manner: Take advantage of recommended load quantity.
  • Page 6: General Safety Instructions

    General safety instructions Your washer-dryer is intended for use – in the household only, – for washing machine-washable fabrics in washing lye, – operation with cold drinking water and commercially available detergents and cleaning products which are suitable for use in washing machines.
  • Page 7: Introducing Your Washer-Dryer

    Introducing your washer-dryer Adding detergent/cleaning product Dispenser I: Detergent for prewash or starch, Dispenser II: Detergent for main wash, soaking agent, wa- ter softener, bleach or stain remover, Dispenser M: Additives, e, g, fabric softener or former (do not fill above the lower edge of the insert 1), Opening ...
  • Page 8: Control Panel

    Control panel Touch buttons for additional options Display panel (in addition to the programme if required) Indicates the settings which have been select- ed (e.g. washing temperature, spin speed, dry- Intensive È: Intensive wash ing duration, finish in time, childproof lock) as Prewash T: Actuate prewash well as programme progress.
  • Page 9 Display panel Display Notes Prewash On if selected Washing Not on if Rinse, Spin, Empty or Drying programme was selected Rinse Not on if Spin, Empty or Drying programme was selected Final spin / Empty Not on if a programme with Í...
  • Page 10 Display Notes Door can be opened F:16* Fault displays See page 47 * Example of the display The automatic safety system detects excessive froth in * Overdosage the appliance due to a highly frothing detergent or an overdosage. This is indicated in the display field by the * symbol.
  • Page 11 ² While the programme is running, the programme duration may be extended or reduced for the follow- ing reasons. Reductions in time occur because of: – small loads, – reduced heating times, e.g. if the water is very hot, – reduced washing temperature after the programme has started, –...
  • Page 12: Before Using Your Washer-Dryer For The First Time

    Before using your washer-dryer for the first time Preparing your Caution washer-dryer The washer-dryer must have been installed and wash- er-dryer connected properly (see page 53). ² The washer-dryer was tested before leaving the fac- tory. To remove any water left over from testing pro- cedures, the first washing cycle should be carried out without laundry in the machine.
  • Page 13: Preparing, Sorting And Loading The Laundry

    Preparing, sorting and loading the laundry Preparing the laundry Caution Loose debris (e.g. coins, paper clips, needles, nails) can damage items of clothing as well as parts of the washer-dryer (e.g. drum). Empty all pockets on items of clothing. ■ Brush sand out of pockets and cuffs/turn-ups.
  • Page 14: Sorting The Laundry

    Items which require ironing do not have to be ■ ironed immediately after being tumble-dried. It is a good idea to fold or roll them together for a while, so that any remaining moisture is evenly distributed. Sorting the laundry Caution Washing may become discoloured.
  • Page 15 Very soiled Visible soiling and/or stains. – Kitchen towels used for up to one week. – Fabric serviettes. – Baby bibs. – Children's outer clothing or football jerseys and shorts soiled with grass and/or earth. – Work clothes, e.g. mechanic's overalls, baker's and butcher's clothing.
  • Page 16 Sorting laundry according to Only wash laundry that is labelled with the following the instructions on the care care symbols: labels 89:;< hard-wearing textiles, heat-resistant textiles e.g. made from cotton or linen >AB for easy-care textiles e.g. cotton, linen, synthetic materials or blended fabrics E>FA for easy-care, washable textiles e.g.
  • Page 17 Only dry laundry that is labelled with the following care symbols: = tumble-dry at normal heat setting (Normal drying) = tumble-dry at low heating setting (Delicate drying) ² The following textiles should not be tumble-dried: – Laundry marked with the care symbol = do not tumble-dry –...
  • Page 18 Loading the laundry Risk of explosion! Items of clothing that have been pretreated with solvent-based cleaning agents, e.g. stain remover and dry cleaning spirit, represent an explosion hazard once loaded into the washer-dryer. Before loading the laundry, rinse thoroughly by hand. Caution Foreign objects in the drum may damage the laundry.
  • Page 19: Detergents And Cleaning Products

    Detergents and cleaning products Dosing detergent Risk of poisoning! Keep detergents and additives out of the reach of children. Dose detergent according to – the water hardness. You can find out the water hardness from your water utility company. – the amount of laundry. –...
  • Page 20 Adding detergent/ cleaning product Dispenser I Detergent for prewash or starch. Dispenser II Detergent for main wash, water softener, pre-soaking agent, bleach and stain removal product. Dispenser Cleaning product, e. g. fabric softener or fabric conditioner (do not fill above the lower edge of the insert 1).
  • Page 21: Programmes And Functions

    Programmes and functions Programme selector Select the desired programme. ² Programmes wash lightly soiled textiles in the shortest possible time. For heavily soiled textiles reduce the load or touch the Intensive È button! Washing programmes Cottons ic Ž - 90 °C, Cottons Eco 0 Ž - 60 °C, Sen- sitive s Ž...
  • Page 22 Easy-Care À Ž - 60 °C Easy-care textiles, e. g. made of cotton, linen, synthetic or blended fabrics. Reduced spin speed. Jeans Ž - 40 °C ” Dark easy-care textiles. Reduced spin speed. Sports, Fitness w Ž - 40 °C Textiles for outdoor wear.
  • Page 23 Gentle Dry ‰ For delicate fabrics `; Reduced drying temperature. Easy-Care (drip-dry) laundry, such as synthetics and fabric blends, as well as cotton with drip-dry finish, e.g. viscose rayon, modern acrylic and polyester. Maximum load 1.5 kg. You can select automatic drying or time controlled drying by touching the Dry Š...
  • Page 24 The drying duration is the drying time you have set. Time-controlled drying Set the drying time using the Dry Š button. ■ ² Time-controlled drying-15 minutes is the cooling down programme. If a drying process is interrupted, please select this programme to cool the laundry before opening the loading door.
  • Page 25 Programme options Rinse ' Rinse cycle with subsequent spin cycle for rinsing hand-washed items or for starching. Touch the Extra Rinse ' button for desired additional rinse cycle(s). Reduced spin speed. Spin Í Spin cycle after a programme with setting “$” (without final spin) or for spinning hand-washed washing with selection of the required speed.
  • Page 26: Extra Rinse

    Additional options ­ buttons The washing time is extended so that highly soiled È Intensive washing or 5.0 kg of cottons/coloureds are washed more intensively. Touch the button in addition to the programme for the following combinations of load and degree of soiling: Amount of Programme and...
  • Page 27: Washing/Drying With Standard Settings

    Washing/drying with standard settings Your washer-dryer can be used in three ways: – washing only, – drying only, – washing and drying without a break in between. ² For uninterrupted washing and drying, the maxi­mum load must be reduce to 2.5 kg for cottons/ coloureds or 1.5 kg for easy-care.
  • Page 28 If required, touch the button(s) for additional ■ option(s). The programme duration,and other parameters showed in display will be changed accordingly. Touch the "Start/Pause A " button. ■ The programme starts. The indicator light remains lit for the entire duration of the programme. ²...
  • Page 29 Washing Drying Turn on the tap. ■ without interruption Select desired washing programme. ■ Select desired additional functions. ■ Touch the Dry Š button to set the desired drying ■ tire or autoratic drying, the programme will be washing and drying without interruption. ²...
  • Page 30: Washing/Drying With Individual Settings

    Washing/drying with individual settings You can adjust the settings to your requirements. First find a quick overview of the adjustable settings. The steps for changing the settings are described in detail overleaf. Overview at a glance Turn on the tap, load the laundry and close the loading door. Add correct amount of detergent, additives.
  • Page 31 Washing temperature You can change the default washing temperature. Keep touching the temperature button °C Temp. ■ until the desired temperature displays. ² For different clothing, there are different programmes with respective temperature ranges. Spin speed You can change the default spin speed. Touch the Í...
  • Page 32 Finish in time Before a programme starts, you can specify by how many hours later the programme is to be ended. Example of Easy-Care 40 °C programme: Touch the 5 Finish in button, the display shows ■ the minimum finish in time of the selected programme.
  • Page 33 ² If the programme sequence is changed by rotating the programme selector or the programme is cancelled, the preselected finish in time is also cancelled. The programme duration of the newly selected programme appears in the display. The finish in time must be reselected (see also chapter "Changing the programme", page 36 and "Cancelling the programme", page 36).
  • Page 34: Childproof Lock

    Childproof lock You can secure your washer-dryer to prevent selected functions from being inadvertently changed. If the childproof lock has been selected: – no changes can be made while the programme is running, – the symbol @ flashes if a programme setting is inadvertently changed, –...
  • Page 35 Signal The acoustic signal indicates: – that the additional functions (buttons) have been switched on or off. – individual programmes statuses (e.g. start of programme, end of programme), operating errors and faults. Start the signal mode 2. One step to right 1.
  • Page 36: During Washing/Drying

    During washing/drying Changing the If you have accidentally selected the wrong programme programme If the childproof lock is active, temporarily ■ deactivate, see page 34. Turn the programme selector to a newly selected ■ programme. If required, change other settings. Touch the Start/Pause A button.
  • Page 37 ² If a programme was interrupted at a high temperature, such as drying programme, please do no open the washer-dryer door until the appliance has cooled down. Pausing the If you would like to pause a runing programme without programme changing the sequence: Touch the Start/Pause A button during washing ■...
  • Page 38: When The Programme Has Ended

    When the programme has ended ² Display panel: – All symbols on the programme status display have gone out, washing temperature, spin speed are dis- played, – The programme duration is shown as -0-, – If the childproof lock is selected, the @ symbol is lit and the programme duration is shown as 0:01.
  • Page 39 – If detergent was overdosed, the * symbol lights If required, deactivate the childproof lock. ■ Select an additional programme Empty [, Spin ■ Í; or touch the Start/Pause A button directly. If required, activate the childproof lock. At the end ■...
  • Page 40: Special Applications

    Special applications Soaking Load laundry of the same colour. ■ Pour soaking agent into dispenser II according to ■ the manufacturer's instructions. Set the programme selector to Cottons icand ■ the washing temperature 30 °C. Touch the Start/Pause A button. The programme ■...
  • Page 41 Dyeing Only use dyes that are environmentally compatible Dyeing and suitable for use in washing machines. Caution Washing in subsequent wash cycles may become discoloured. Apply dyes according to the manufacturer's ■ instructions. After dyeing: ½ Pour approx. measuring beaker of detergent into ■...
  • Page 42: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Risk of electric shock! First, always disconnect the appliance from the power supply. Never clean the appliance with a water jet. Risk of explosion! Never clean the appliance with solvents. Clean housing, fascia As required: and supply lines Use hot soapy water or a mild, non-abrasive ■...
  • Page 43 Cleaning the detergent In the event that residual detergents or additives have dispenser accumulated: Pull out the detergent drawer all the way, ■ press down the insert and ■ remove the detergent drawer. ■ Open the cover. ■ Clean the detergent drawer and cover under run- ■...
  • Page 44 Cleaning the drain This is necessary if the washing solution has not been pump completely drained. The pump is blocked by either loose debris or fluff which accumulates if fluff-giving fabrics are washed. (Up to 20 litres. Have a suitable container ready.) Drain the water Risk of scalding! Allow the hot water to cool down beforehand.
  • Page 45 Cleaning water inlet This is necessary if very little or no water flows into the strainers washer-dryer. First, reduce the water pressure in the inlet hose: Turn off the tap. ■ Turn the programme selector to any programme ■ (except Spin Í/ Empty [). Touch the Start/Pause A button, and allow the ■...
  • Page 46 Descaling the Caution washer-dryer Descaling agents contain acids which may corrode the components of the washer-dryer and discolour the laundry. Provided that you use the correct amount of detergent, it is not necessary to descale the washer-dryer. If descaling is nevertheless required, please follow the instructions supplied by the manufacturer of the descaling agent.
  • Page 47: Help With Minor Problems

    Help with minor problems If repairs are needed, and assuming that you cannot eliminate the fault yourself with the aid the following ta- ble: Turn the programme selector to Off. ■ Disconnect the appliance from the mains. ■ Turn off the tap. ■...
  • Page 48 Problems Cause Remedial action Washer-dryer door cannot be There is still some water in the Select Empty [ or Spin Í . opened. appliance, “ ” (without final spin) selected. Safety function is active. Wait for 2 minutes. Detergent residue in the detergent Damp or lumpy detergent.
  • Page 49 Problems Cause Remedial action Washing solution is not completely Pumped blocked by foreign objects. Clean the pump (refer to page 44). drained. Fluff-producing laundry was Clean drainage pipe and/or washed. The water drainage pipe or drainage hose. drain hose is blocked. Water runs out from under the Screw fitting of the inlet hose is Tighten the screw-fitting.
  • Page 50 Problems Cause Remedial action Programme duration changed Not a fault. during the programme sequence See also explanations in the chapter Display field, programme duration from page 10. Programme duration reduced Not a fault. For small amounts of laundry, a reduc tion in time of approx. 30 minutes can result, depending on washing/drying programme.
  • Page 51: Consumption Values

    Consumption values Normal programme Additional Load Consumption values** Programme option duration Power Water 5 kg 0.46 kWh 51.6 l 1:08 h Cottons 40 °C 5 kg 1.02 kWh 51.5 l 1:25 h Cottons 60 °C Cottons Eco 60 °C Intensive 5 kg 0.90 kWh 44.9 l...
  • Page 52: Customer Service

    Customer service Before you call customer service, please check whether you can eliminate the fault yourself (see from page 47). A technician who is called out to give advice will charge you, even if the appliance is still under guarantee. You can find your nearest customer service in the enclosed address list.
  • Page 53: Installing, Connecting And Transporting

    Installation instructions Installing, connecting and transporting Safety instructions Risk of injury! The washer-dryer is heavy. Take care when lifting it. Caution Frozen hoses may tear/burst. Do not install the washer-dryer in an area where there is a risk of frost or outdoors.
  • Page 54: Installation Surface

    The following tools are helpful: Useful tools – Box wrench A/F 13 for removing the transportation bolts. – Spirit level for aligning the washer-dryer. Dimensions a = 600 mm b = 560 mm c = 850 mm Weight 67 kg Installation surface Appliance stability is important so that the washer-dryer does not "wander"...
  • Page 55 Removing the Caution transportation The transport bolts must always be removed before protection devices using the appliance for the first time and must be retained for any subsequent transport (e.g. when moving). Release all screws A using the A/F 13 wrench until ■...
  • Page 56 Built-under or built-in The appliance must be built under or built in prior to appliance installation connecting the power supply. The appliance can be built into or under a kitchen work surface. For this purpose, a recess width of 60 cm is required.
  • Page 57 Hose and cable lengths Connection on left side 100cm 110cm Connection on right side 150cm 140cm Available from specialist dealers: Other hoses – Extended supply hose (approx. 2.20 m).
  • Page 58 Connecting the water Risk of electric shock! To prevent leaks or water damage, it is essential to fol- low the instructions in this chapter! Water inlet hose Caution Operate the washer-dryer with cold drinking water only. Do not connect to the mixer tap of an unpressurised hot-water apparatus.
  • Page 59 Water drainage hose Warning Do not bend or pull the water drainage hose. Height difference between the placement area and drainage point: maximum 100 cm. Drainage into a siphon: Ø Secure connection point with 24-40 mm hose ■ clip (specialist outlet). Drainage into a wash basin: Caution The plug must not block the drain of the wash basin.
  • Page 60 Connecting the power Caution Connect the washer-dryer only to an alternating current via a correctly installed earthed socket. The mains voltage must correspond to the voltage specification on the washer-dryer (nameplate). Con- nection specifications as well as the required fuses are stipulated on the appliance nameplate.
  • Page 61 Transport, e. g. Before transporting the washer-dryer: whenmoving – Turn off the tap. – Reduce the water pressure in the water inlet hose (refer to page 45). – Drain any residual washing solution (refer to page 44). – Disconnect the washer-dryer fror the mains. –...
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