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AEG ÖKO LAVAMAT 61300 Instruction Book

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  • Page 1 ÖKO-LAVAMAT 61300 The environmentally friendly washing machine Instruction book...
  • Page 2 If you require assistance or advice on your appliance, please contact our customer care department by letter or telephone: Customer Care Department AEG Domestic Appliances Limited P.O. Box 47 Newbury Berkshire RG 14 5XL...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents CONTENTS Operating Instructions ........Safety Instructions .
  • Page 4 Contents Program Tables ..........24 Washing .
  • Page 5 AEG Service Force ........
  • Page 6: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Safety Instructions Your safety is of paramount importance, please ensure you read these warnings before installing or using the appliance. If you are unsure about any of the meanings of these warnings, contact the Customer Care Department. Prior to Initial Start-up •...
  • Page 7: Child Safety

    • Repairs to the washing machine may only be carried out by qualified personnel. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. • Never operate the washing machine if the mains cable is damaged or the control panel, work top or base area are damaged allowing inter- nal components to be accessible.
  • Page 8: Disposal

    Operating Instructions Disposal Packaging • Dispose of the packaging material correctly. All packaging materials are environmentally friendly and can be disposed of without any danger to the environment. • The external plastic covering and bags inside are made of polyethyl- ene (marking >PE<).
  • Page 9: Description Of The Appliance

    Operating Instructions Description of the Appliance Front View Detergent Control panel dispenser drawer Rating plate (behind door) Door with handle Flap in front of drain pump Height adjustable feet Detergent Dispenser Drawer Suction cap Pre wash detergent/ (must be firmly soaking agent or pushed on) stain remover...
  • Page 10: Control Panel

    Operating Instructions Control Panel Final spin speed/ RINSE HOLD selector EASY-CARES Button COTTONS/LINEN Temperature selector Program selector Button WOOLLENS ON/OFF DELICATES Button Button Button Program Selector The program selector determines the type of the washing cycle. Important! Program selector may only be rotated clockwise! The different setting positions have the following effect:...
  • Page 11 Operating Instructions MAIN WASH Main wash for normally soiled washing. QUICK WASH Shortened main wash cycle for lightly soiled washing. RINSE Separate rinse, e.g. for rinsing hand washed fabrics (spin according to the type of washing or rinse hold). Rinse hold means: the washing is left in the last rinse water, it is not spun.
  • Page 12: Temperature Selector

    Operating Instructions Temperature Selector Using the temperature selector you can select a temperature between COLD and 95 °C. E Position (Energy Saving): Energy saving program at approx. 67 °C for lightly to normally soiled cotton washing. Type of Washing Buttons COTTONS/LINEN For cottons and linen.
  • Page 13: Consumption Data And Wash Times

    Operating Instructions Consumption Data and Wash Times The values given in the following table for selected programmes were calculated under standard conditions. They provide a useful guide for operation in the home. Hot and Cold fill Cold fill connection Temper- Type of Water connection...
  • Page 14: Preparing A Wash Load

    Operating Instructions Preparing a Wash Load Sorting and preparing a wash load • Sort washing according to care symbol and type (see "Washing types and care symbols"). • Empty all pockets. • Remove metal objects (paper clips, safety pins etc.). •...
  • Page 15: Washing Types And Care Symbols

    Operating Instructions Washing Types and Care Symbols Care symbols assist in the selection of the correct washing program. Washing should be sorted according to type and care symbol. The tem- peratures indicated in the care symbols are maximum temperatures. Cottons ç Textiles made from cotton and linen with this care symbol will with- stand maximum wash actions and high temperatures.
  • Page 16: Detergents And Conditioners

    Operating Instructions Detergents and Conditioners Only use detergents and fabric softeners suitable for automatic washing machines. As a general rule follow the instructions of the detergent manufacturers. Which Detergent? To ensure you obtain the best wash results from your appliance, it is important to use the right detergent in your everyday wash, and only detergents recommended for use in automatic machines.
  • Page 17: And In Which Form

    Operating Instructions And in which form? Not only are there different types of detergent, but they are also avail- able in different forms. Whether you choose a powder or liquid in traditional or compact form, is down to personal choice. Traditional Powders Pour the powder directly into the dispenser drawer.
  • Page 18: How Much Detergent And Fabric Softener

    Operating Instructions How much Detergent and Fabric Softener? The amount to be used depends on • the load: If the detergent manufacturer does not make any specifications for small loads, use a third less for half loads, and for very small loads only use half of the amount of washing powder recommended for a full load.
  • Page 19: Run Wash Cycle

    Operating Instructions Run wash cycle Brief instructions To run a wash cycle proceed as follows: 1. Check whether the water tap is open. 2. Open the door, load the washing. 3. Shut the door. 4. Add detergent/conditioner. 5. Set the correct washing program: –...
  • Page 20: Loading The Washing

    Operating Instructions Loading the Washing See "Program Tables" for maximum loads. For information about the correct preparation of the washing see "Washing Types and Care Symbols". 1. Sort and prepare washing according to type. 2. Open the door: pull the handle on the door. 3.
  • Page 21: Selecting The Washing Program

    Operating Instructions Selecting the Washing Program See "Program tables" for suitable program and correct temperature for the respective type of washing. Set the washing program Important! Program selector may only be rotated clockwise! 1. Set the program selector to the washing program desired.
  • Page 22: Set The Final Spin Speed Or Select Rinse Hold

    Operating Instructions Set the Final Spin Speed or Select RINSE HOLD If necessary change the spin speed for the final spin or select RINSE HOLD: turn the selector knob to the position required. If RINSE HOLD is selected, the washing stays in the final rinse water, it is not spun.
  • Page 23: End Of Wash Cycle/Removing The Washing

    Operating Instructions End of Wash Cycle/Removing the Washing The washing program is completed when the ON/OFF button display lamp goes out. After a rinse hold After a rinse hold the water must first be pumped out or the washing spun: Either turn the program selector clockwise to SPIN (washing is spun in accordance with the program which has just run), turn the program selector clockwise to PUMP OUT...
  • Page 24: Program Tables

    Operating Instructions Program Tables Washing The following tables list the most commonly used and most helpful programs. Tempe- max. load Type of washing, Program Additional rature care symbol selector buttons (dry weight) selector MAIN WASH PRE WASH Cottons COTTONS/ LINEN ç...
  • Page 25: Separate Soak

    Operating Instructions Separate soak Type of max. load Program Temperature Additional washing (dry weight) selector selector buttons Cottons/Linen COTTONS/LINEN Easy-cares 2,5kg SOAKING COLD to 40 EASY-CARES Delicates 2,5kg DELICATES Separate Fabric Softening/Starching max. load Type of washing Program selector Additional buttons (dry weight) Cottons/Linen COTTONS/LINEN...
  • Page 26: Maintenance And Cleaning

    Important! Do not clean the stainless steel drum with descaling agents containing acids, scouring agents containing chlorine or iron or steel wool. AEG Service Force Centre has suitable agents available. (Part no: 849 646 401 5214). Remove rust stains on the drum with a stainless steel cleaning agent.
  • Page 27: What To Do When…

    Operating Instructions What to do when… The whistling noise when spinning may be different to your prevous washing machine which is due to the modern drive system. Trouble Shooting If you call out an engineer and the fault is listed here, a charge is levied even if the appliance is in guarantee.
  • Page 28 Operating Instructions Fault Possible cause Remedy It may be necessary to reduce the amount of Excessive foaming Probably too much washing detergent used. Follow the during the main wash. powder was used. detergent manufacturer´s recommendations. The inlet hose connection is Tighten the inlet hose con- not tight.
  • Page 29 Operating Instructions Fault Possible cause Remedy The water tap is not fully Open the water tap fully. open. Washing powder resi- The inlet hose filter is dues are left in the Clean the filter blocked. detergent dispenser drawer. Disconnect the inlet hose The inlet valve filter is from the machine and clean blocked.
  • Page 30: If The Washing Results Are Not Satisfactory

    Operating Instructions If the Washing Results are not Satisfactory If the washing turns greyish and limescale deposits are present in the drum • Insufficient washing powder has been added. • Incorrect washing powder was used. • Stains were not pretreated. •...
  • Page 31: Carrying Out An Emergency Emptying

    Operating Instructions Carrying out an Emergency Emptying • If the washing machine no longer pumps out the water an emergency emptying must be carried out. • If the washing machine is located in a room in which below freezing temperatures might occur, emergency emptying must be carried out if danger of freezing occurs.
  • Page 32: Cleaning The Drain Pump

    (It is normal for the pump to turn in steps.) If the impeller cannot be turned at all please contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. 6. Replace the cover (1) (insert the ridges on the cover into the guiding slots) and screw on tightly in a clockwise direction (2).
  • Page 33: Selecting Suds Cooling Or Suds Cooling And An Extra Rinse

    Operating Instructions Selecting suds cooling or suds cooling and an extra rinse The washing machine is on a very economical water consumption set- ting. For people who suffer from a washing powder allergy, it may be helpful to rinse with extra water (extra rinse cycle). This can be set with the extra water switch: Position “1“: Suds cooling The suds are cooled down before being pumped out at the end of...
  • Page 34: Service & Spare Parts

    ............S-No............Customer Care For general enquiries regarding your AEG appliance, or further infor- mation on AEG products please contact our customer care department. Customer Care Department AEG Domestic Appliances Limited P.O. Box 47, Newbury, Berkshire RG 14 5XL...
  • Page 35: Guarantee Conditions

    3. Should guarantee repairs be necessary the purchaser must inform the nearest customer service office (manufacturer´s service or authorised agent). AEG reserves the right to stipulate the place of the repair (i. e. the customer´s home, place of installation or AEG workshop).
  • Page 36: Installation And Connection Instructions

    Installation and Connection Instructions INSTALLATION AND CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS Installation Safety Precautions • This appliance is heavy, care should be taken when moving it. • When moving, do not tip the washing machine onto it’s front or left hand side (viewed from the front). This is to prevent the possibility of electrical components becoming wet.
  • Page 37: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation and Connection Instructions Appliance Dimensions Front and Side Views Rear View Hot Water inlet Cold Water inlet...
  • Page 38: Appliance Installation

    Installation and Connection Instructions Appliance Installation The appliance worktop must not be removed to gain a height reduction when installing under a kitchen worktop. Appliance Transit • To prevent electrical components becoming wet when moving the appliance, do not tip the washing machine onto it’s front or the left hand side (viewed from the front).
  • Page 39: Removing Transit Packaging

    Installation and Connection Instructions Removing Transit Packaging Important! Ensure all transit packaging is removed prior to installation. Retain transit packaging for future use. The appliance is supplied with a spanner (H) and plastic caps (E) (2 pcs.) and (G) (1 pc). 1.
  • Page 40: Installation-Site Preparation

    Installation and Connection Instructions Installation-Site Preparation • The installation surface must be clean, dry and level. • Do not install on deep pile carpet. • If the appliance is installed next to heat source (e. g. cooking appli- ance), a heat insulating pad (85 x 57 cm) must be placed between the washing machine and the heat source.
  • Page 41: Electrical Connection

    Installation and Connection Instructions Electrical Connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. WARNING - THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. The manufacturer declines any liability should these safety measures not be observed.
  • Page 42: Water Connection

    Installation and Connection Instructions Permanent Connection In the case of a permanent connection it is necessary that you install a double pole switch between the appliance and the electricity supply (mains), with a minimum gap of 3 mm between the switch contacts and of a type suitable for the required load in compliance with the cur- rent electrical regulations.
  • Page 43: Water Pressure

    Inlet Hose Connection The inlet hose provided is 1.2 or 1.3 metres depending on the model. If a longer inlet hose is required contact your AEG Service Force Centre. Under no circumstances should hoses be connected together to provide a longer length.
  • Page 44: Hot And Cold Water Connection

    The incoming hot water temperature must not exceed 70 °C. cold If only a cold water supply is available, connect the two hoses to the cold water outlet by means of a “Y“ connection piece. (A “Y“ piece is available from your AEG Service Force Centre, part number 645.430.709.)
  • Page 45: Water Drainage

    Longer drain hoses are availa- ble in lengths of 2.7 and 4 metres from your AEG Service Force Centre. If you intend the drain hose from the washing machine to...
  • Page 46: Technical Data

    Spin cycle drum speed see rating plate Water pressure 1-10bar (=10–100N/cm = 0.1 – 1.0MPa) AEG Service Force If you wish to contact your local AEG Service Force Centre for advice or spare parts, telephone: 0870 5 929 929...
  • Page 47: Index

    Index INDEX Conditioner ... 11 Rating plate ....9 liquid ......9 Rinse .
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