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Detergent; Adding Detergent - Siemens SN55M531TI Operating Instructions Manual



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D e t e r g e
You can use tablets as well as powder
or liquid detergents for dishwashers, but
never use washing up liquid.
The dosage can be individually adjusted
with powder or a liquid detergent
according to the degree of soiling.
Tablets contain an adequately large
amount of active ingredients
for all cleaning tasks. Modern, powerful
detergents predominantly use a low-
alkaline formulation with phosphate
and enzymes. Phosphates bond
the lime in the water. Enzymes break
down starch and remove protein.
Phosphate-free detergents are less
frequent. These have a slightly weaker
lime bonding capacity and require
a higher dosage. To remove coloured
stains (e.g. tea, tomato sauce), oxygen-
based bleaching agents are usually
To ensure a good washing result,
always follow the instructions
on the detergent packaging!
If you have further questions,
we recommend that you contact
the detergent manufacturers' helpline.
Warning – Read and observe the
safety information and instructions for
use on the packaging for cleaning and
rinsing agents.

Adding detergent

1. If the detergent dispenser 9* is still
closed, press the lock 92 to open
the detergent dispenser.
Pour detergent into the dry detergent
dispenser 9* only (insert tablet flat,
not on its edge).
Dosage: see manufacturer's
instructions on the packaging.
The graduated detergent
dispenser 9* helps you add the
correct amount of powder or liquid
Usually 20 ml–25 ml are adequate
for normal soiling. If using tablets,
one tablet is adequate.
2. Close the cover on the detergent
dispenser by sliding it up until the
lock engages without difficulty.
The detergent dispenser opens
automatically at the optimum time
depending on the programme.
The powder or liquid detergent
is distributed in the appliance and is
dissolved, the tablet falls into
the tablet collecting tray where it
dissolves in doses.


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