Important safety information
It is most important that this instruction book should be retained with the appliance for future reference. Should the
appliance be sold or transferred to another owner, or should you move house and leave the appliance, always ensure that
the book is left with the appliance in order that the new owner can get to know the functioning of the appliance and the
relevant safety information.
This information has been provided in the interest of your safety. You MUST read it carefully before installing or using the
This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken when moving
It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to modify
this product in any way.
Care must be taken to ensure that the appliance does not
stand on the electrical supply cable.
Any electrical work required to install this appliance should
be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
Any plumbing work required to install this appliance should
be carried out by a qualified plumber or competent person.
This appliance is designed to be operated by adults.
Children should not be allowed to tamper with the controls or
play with the product.
Keep all packaging well away from children.
Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children's reach.
Items that are contaminated by petrol, paint, steel or iron
debris, corrosive, acidic or alkaline chemicals must not be
washed in this dishwasher.
Under no circumstances should you open the door whilst the
appliance is in operation. Always turn off the appliance
before opening the door.
Only use detergent specifically designed for use in
Long bladed knives stored in an upright position are a
Hints and tips
To save energy
Place dishes in the machine immediately after every meal and
wait until the dishwasher is full before washing.
If necessary run the Rinse and Hold programme (see
"Washing Programmes" chart) so that any food scraps do not
become caked on the dishes while you are waiting to run the
complete wash programme.
Do not prewash dishes under running water.
For best washing and drying results
Before loading, remove all scraps of food and soak very
heavily soiled pots and pans.
Arrange saucepans, cups and glasses etc. upside-down.
Tilt items with convex or concave surfaces so that the water
drains off easily.
Avoid contact between the dishes as far as possible.
Items not suitable for dishwashers
The following items should not be washed in the
dishwasher (unless they are sold as dishwasher proof):
- Cutlery with wooden or horn handles or glued parts
Long and/or sharp items of cutlery such as carving knives
must be positioned horizontally in the upper basket.
When finishing loading or unloading close the door, as an
open door can be a hazard.
Do not sit or stand on the open door.
Isolate the appliance from the power supply and turn off the
water supply after use.
Care should be taken when cleaning the bottom door seal
and hinge area as any exposed metal edges may cut if care
is not taken.
This product should be serviced by an authorised Service
engineer, and only genuine spare parts should be used.
Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the
machine yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced
persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact
your local Service Force Centre. Always insist on genuine
In the interest of the environment:
Materials marked with the symbol
Check with your local Council or Environmental Health Office
to see if there are facilities in your area for re-cycling this
When the appliance is to be scrapped, cut off the power
supply cable and make the door closing device unusable to
prevent young children from being trapped inside.
Help to keep your country tidy - use authorised disposal sites
for your old appliance.
- bronze cutlery
- saucepans with wooden handles
- aluminium ware
- crystal ware
- leaded glass
- plastic items
- antique or fine decorated china
Certain types of decoration can discolour when washed in a
Crystal-ware and plastic objects, if not guaranteed dishwasher
proof should be washed by hand.
Certain types of glass can also become opaque after being
washed several times in a dishwasher.
A chemical reaction can occur between silver cutlery and
stainless steel cutlery. As a precaution, do not wash together.
Iron and cast iron objects can rust and stain other items.
Aluminium tends to go black, copper, pewter and brass tend to
If in doubt check with manufacturer of the item.
When buying new dishes, ensure that they are dishwasher