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Maintenance And Care; Overall Condition Of The Machine; Special Salt And Rinse Aid; Filters - Siemens Dishwasher Operating Instructions Manual

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Maintenance and care

A regular inspection and maintenance of
your machine will help to prevent faults.
This saves time and prevents problems.

Overall condition of the machine

– Check spray arm for grease and
limescale deposits.
If you find such deposits:
– Fill detergent dispenser with detergent.
Start the appliance without utensils in
the programme with the highest rinsing
Clean the appliance with detergents/
appliance cleaners which are particularly
suitable for use with dishwashers.
– Regularly clean door seal with a damp
Never use a steam cleaner to clean your
dishwasher. The manufacturer is not liable
for any consequential damage.
Regularly wipe the front of the appliance
and fascia with a damp cloth; water and a
little washing up liquid are adequate. Do
not use sponges with a rough surface or
abrasive detergents, as these could
scratch the surfaces.
Stainless steel appliances: To prevent
corrosion, avoid using sponge cloths or
wash them out thoroughly several times
before using for the first time.
Never use other chlorinated household
detergents! Health hazard!

Special salt and rinse aid

– Check the refill indicators P and
X. If required, refill salt and/or rinse


The filters 1J keep large foreign
objects in the rinsing water away from
the pump. These foreign objects may
occasionally block the filters.
– After each wash cycle check the filters
for residue and clean if required.
– After unscrewing the coarse microfilter,
you can take out the filter group.
– Remove any residue and clean filters
under running water.
– Re-install filter system in reverse
sequence and ensure that the arrow
marks are opposite each other after
closing the filter system.