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Miele PW 6055 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
for washer-extractor
PW 6055
en - GB
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the machine it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 07 017 060



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions for washer-extractor PW 6055 en - GB To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. M.-Nr. 07 017 060...
  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposing of the packing It should be unplugged or disconnected from the mains electricity supply by a material competent person. The transport and protective packing has been selected from materials which Energy saving tips are environmentally friendly for disposal and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ......... . 2 Disposing of the packing material .
  • Page 4 Contents Fabric conditioners and liquid starch ........30 Automatic dispensing of fabric conditioner or liquid starch to laundry at the end of a programme .
  • Page 5 Contents Connection to drainage ..........51 Machines with a drain pump .
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions This machine is not intended for This machine conforms to current use by persons (including children) safety requirements. Inappropriate with reduced physical, sensory or use can, however, lead to personal mental capabilities, or lack of injury and damage to property. experience and knowldege, unless they have been given supervision or To avoid the risk of accidents and...
  • Page 7 The manufacturer cannot be held liable If the connection cable is faulty it for the consequences of an inadequate must only be replaced by a Miele earthing system (e.g. electric shock). approved service technician to protect Do not connect the machine to the the user from danger.
  • Page 8 A special descaling agent is available to order from your Miele Dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department.
  • Page 9 Accessory parts may only be fitted cleaning agents must be thoroughly when expressly approved by rinsed in clean water before being Miele. If other parts are used, washed in the machine. guarantee, performance and product Never use solvent based cleaning liability claims will be invalidated.
  • Page 10: Operating The Washer-Extractor

    Operating the washer-extractor Control panel a Display See the following pages for more information. b Start button c PC / Optical interface This is used by service technicians to run diagnostic checks on your machine and can also be used to update programming data in the future. d Multi-function selector This is used to select menu options (by turning it) and to confirm your selection (by pressing it).
  • Page 11: Displays

    Operating the washer-extractor Displays Entry menu The machine is on standby if the display remains dark when you switch the machine on. Press the multi-function selector. Welcome Please select Programme selection... Language F... The entry menu will appear with Programme selection highlighted.
  • Page 12 Operating the washer-extractor Wash programme main menu Cottons Uni. 60°C 1400 rpm Duration 0:47 h Pre-wash Back A The main menu shows the temperature and spin speed for the wash programme selected. The Pre-wash extra option is highlighted. Press the multi-function selector to deselect / select Pre-wash.
  • Page 13: Before Using For The First Time

    Welcome screen When the washer-extractor is switched on for the first time, a welcome screen will appear. Miele Professional Welcome. The welcome screen will not appear again after the first programme has been completed. After four seconds the display will change to the screen for setting the language.
  • Page 14 Before using for the first time Running your first programme Welcome Please select Programme selection... Language F... ^ Turn the multi-function selector until Programme selection is highlighted and then press the multi-function selector to confirm your selection. ^ Select Cottons Uni. 60°C and confirm your selection. The main menu for Cottons Uni.
  • Page 15: How To Wash Correctly

    How to wash correctly Brief instructions Do not use solvent-based The headings numbered A, B, C, . . . cleaning agents in this machine. show the operating sequence and can be used as brief instructions. ^ Sort the laundry by colour and by A Sort the laundry care label.
  • Page 16 How to wash correctly B Load the drum C Select a language ^ Press the a button and open the ^ Select the language you want. drum door. D Select a programme The interior drum lighting will come on. Select a programme from the ^ Unfold the laundry and load loosely Programme selection menu.
  • Page 17 How to wash correctly E Add detergent Take the level of soiling and water hardness into account. It is important to dispense the correct amount, because too little detergent results in: – Laundry not getting properly clean and with time it may become grey and hard to the touch.
  • Page 18 How to wash correctly F Start the programme Check that all items have been The Start button will flash as soon as a removed from the drum. Items left in programme can be started. the drum could discolour other items ^ Press the Start button.
  • Page 19: Spinning

    Spinning Final spin speed The maximum final spin speed is determined by the individual programme and cannot be changed. See chart. Programme Cottons Hygiene 1400 Cottons Uni. 1400 Minimum iron 1000 Denim Delicates Quick wash* 1400 Woollens 1200 Kitchen linen* 1400 Table linen* 1200...
  • Page 20: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Cottons Hygiene 95°C 9 Max. load 5.5 kg Fabric type Cottons, linens or cotton mix fabrics. Extra option Pre-wash Detergent Powder detergent, detergent for coloured fabrics, liquid detergent, tablet detergent and liquid tab detergent. Cottons Uni. 40°C, 60°C 78 Max.
  • Page 21 Programme chart Delicates 30°C 1c Max. load 2.0 kg Fabric type For delicate garments made of synthetic fibres, mixed fibres, rayon and easy care cottons. Extra option Pre-wash Detergent Liquid detergent for delicates. Woollens / 30°C c Max. load 2.0 kg Fabric type Machine-washable or hand-washable wool or wool blend fabrics.
  • Page 22 Programme chart Further programmes The following programmes can be selected from the Settings/Supervisor level menu. Kitchen linen 60°C Max. load 5.5 kg Item Kitchen linen made from cotton and linen fabrics, e.g. chef's whites, catering uniforms, serving cloths, floor cloths. Note Select Pre-wash for stubborn soiling.
  • Page 23 Programme chart Outerwear 40°C Max. load 2.0 kg ® Item Outerwear made from micro-fibres such as Gore-Tex ® ® Sympatex , Windstopper etc. Note – Zip up jackets before washing. – Do not use fabric conditioner. Detergent Specialist detergent. Proofing 30°C Max.
  • Page 24: Programme Sequence

    Programme sequence Main wash Rinses Spinning Water Wash Water Rinses Interim Final spin level rhythm level spin Cottons Hygiene Cottons Uni. Minimum iron Denim – Delicates – Quick wash* Woollens / Kitchen linen* Table linen* Pillows – Curtains – Outerwear* Proofing* –...
  • Page 25 Programme sequence This machine has fully electronic Special features in the programme controls with automatic load sequences: recognition. It takes in the right amount Anti-crease: of water required for the programme depending on the amount of laundry At the end of every programme, with and its absorbency rate.
  • Page 26: Garment Care Label Symbols

    Garment care label symbols Washing Ironing The figure quoted in the bucket is the The number of dots indicates the maximum temperature the garment ironing temperature can be washed at. The number of Hot iron (max sole plate temp. bars under the symbol indicate the approx.
  • Page 27: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Altering a programme Please note: After the start of a programme it is no Once a programme has started the longer possible to select a different machine cannot recognise any programme. You will need to cancel the adjustment to the load.
  • Page 28: Detergent

    When using liquid detergent for programmes with a pre-wash you will need to purchase a special container from the Miele Spare Parts Department which sits in the main wash compartment j of the detergent dispenser drawer. Add liquid detergent to this container for the main wash and to compartment i for the pre-wash.
  • Page 29: Water Softeners

    A water areas. Dispense according to the conversion kit is required which must amount specified on the packaging. be fitted by a Miele approved service First add detergent and then the water technician. softener. Use a quantity of detergent as for soft water.
  • Page 30: Fabric Conditioners And Liquid Starch

    Detergent Fabric conditioners and liquid If starching frequently, clean the starch dispenser compartment and Fabric conditioners make garments soft especially the siphon, the tube and to handle and help prevent static cling conditioner channel regularly. See when tumble drying. "Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer".
  • Page 31: Cleaning And Care

    E-Cloth contain. A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from Cleaning the detergent dispenser the Miele UK Spare Parts Department drawer which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic Remove detergent residues regularly.
  • Page 32 Cleaning and care Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer housing ^ Clean the siphon. 1. Remove the siphon from compartment § and rinse under ^ Use a bottle brush to remove warm running water. Clean the detergent residues and limescale siphon tube in the same way. from the jets inside the detergent drawer housing.
  • Page 33: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filters

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the water inlet filters Turn on the stopcock and check the The machine has two filters to protect connection is watertight. If water the water inlet valve. These filters drips out, tighten the connection. should be checked every six months or so, or more often if there are frequent To clean the filter in the water inlet interruptions to the external water...
  • Page 34: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide What to do, if . . . With the help of the following notes, minor faults in the performance of the machine, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be put right without contacting the Service Department. Repair work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by a suitably qualified person in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 35: General Problems

    Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy The machine shakes The machine feet are not Level the machine (see during the spin cycle. level. "Installation"). The pump makes This is not a fault! These noises occur at the end of a strange noises.
  • Page 36: An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    Problem solving guide An unsatisfactory wash result Problem Possible cause Remedy Liquid detergent Liquid detergents – Use a general purpose detergent does not give the usually contain no containing a bleaching agent. required result. bleaching agents. – Pour stain removers into They do not remove compartment j of the dispenser fruit, coffee and tea...
  • Page 37: The Drum Door Cannot Be Opened By Pressing The A Button

    Problem solving guide The drum door cannot be opened by pressing the a button Possible cause Remedy There is no power to the Check whether machine. – the electricity supply to the machine is switched – the fuse or circuit breaker has tripped. Power cut.
  • Page 38: Opening The Drum Door In The Event Of A Blocked Drain Outlet And/Or Power Failure

    Problem solving guide Opening the drum door in the ... Machines with a drain pump event of a blocked drain outlet If the drain outlet is clogged, a large and/or power failure amount of water will be retained in the machine (up to 25 litres).
  • Page 39: Opening Drum Door

    Problem solving guide Once the flow of water ceases: Make sure the drain filter is securely tightened. Otherwise there is a risk of water leakage during use. Opening the drum door Always make sure that the drum is stationary before reaching into the machine to remove laundry.
  • Page 40 Problem solving guide ... Machines with a dump valve Opening the drum door Always make sure that the drum is stationary before reaching into the machine to remove laundry. Reaching into a moving drum is extremely dangerous. ^ Push the emergency drain lever downwards (see illustration) and hold until no more water runs out.
  • Page 41: After Sales Service

    Optional accessories for this porthole glass when the drum door is washer-extractor are available from open. your Miele Dealer or from the Miele Spare Parts Department. Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded for training purposes.
  • Page 42: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Front view a Inlet hose (cold water) g Access to drain filter, drain pump or dump valve and emergency release b Inlet hose (hot water) h Height adjustable feet c Mains connection cable i Plinth d Control panel j Clamps (for installing on a concrete e Detergent dispenser drawer plinth)
  • Page 43: Rear View

    Installation and connection Rear view a Protruding lid for holding when d Transit strut covers moving the machine e Inlet hose (cold water) b Holder for: f Inlet hose (hot water) – Inlet hose g Drain hose (for drain pump) –...
  • Page 44: Installation On A Raised Plinth

    Coins / tokens must be removed from the payment system regularly, Washer-dryer stack otherwise it will become blocked. A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked on top of this washer-extractor. The appropriate stacking kit* (WTV) is Automatic switch-off devices, such required.
  • Page 45: Installation Surface

    Installation and connection Installation surface Installing the washer-extractor To manoeuvre the machine out of its Do not install the machine near packing case to its installlation site, or directly above an open gully or hold it by the edge of the lid where it floor drain.
  • Page 46 Installation and connection ^ Using the notched end of the ^ Turn the right-hand transit strut 90°, spanner supplied turn the left-hand then transit strut 90°, then ^ withdraw the transit strut. ^ withdraw the transit strut.
  • Page 47: Re-Fitting The Transit Struts

    Installation and connection To avoid the risk of injury the The machine must not be moved holes for the transit bars must be without the transit struts in place. covered after the transit bars have Store them as shown or keep them been removed.
  • Page 48: Levelling The Machine

    Installation and connection Levelling the machine Screwing out and adjusting the feet The machine must stand perfectly level The four adjustable screw feet are used on all four feet to ensure safe and to level the machine. All four feet are proper operation.
  • Page 49: Plumbing

    Maintenance and care The machine should be connected to a Only use a genuine Miele hose should mains water supply in accordance with you ever need a replacement. Miele local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 50: Connection To The Hot Water Supply

    85°C. A special inlet hose exceed 70°C. is required. The machine must also be reprogrammed by a Miele service It is not economical to run it from an technician or Miele authorised service individual hot water supply if it is not in dealer.
  • Page 51: Connection To Drainage

    The machine drains via a drain pump with a delivery head of 1 metre*. The the Miele Spare Parts Department or drain hose must not be kinked as this your Miele dealer. would restrict drainage. The swivel...
  • Page 52: Electrical Connection U.k

    Installation and connection Electrical connection U.K. For extra safety it is advisable to install a residual current device (RCD) with a All electrical work must be carried out trip current of 30 mA (in accordance by a suitably qualified and competent with DIN VDE 0664, VDE 0100, Section person, in strict accordance with 739).
  • Page 53 Installation and connection Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 The fuse cover must be refitted when changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover is lost, the plug must not be used until a suitable replacement is obtained. The colour of the correct replacement cover is that of the coloured insert in the base of the plug, or the colour that is embossed in words on the base of the...
  • Page 54: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 85.0 cm Width 59.5 cm Depth 72.0 cm Depth with door open 112 cm Weight 107 kg Maximum floor load 2778 Newton (approx. 278 kg) Capacity 5.5 kg dry laundry Voltage see data plate Connected load see data plate Fuse rating (UK) see data plate Noise level during spin...
  • Page 55: Changing Default Settings

    – Some settings are visible and can be changed by all operators via the Settings menu J. – All settings can be locked to prevent unauthorised access. They are then only accessible under Settings/Supervisor level by entering an access code. Please speak to the Miele Service Department for details.
  • Page 56: Settings Menu J

    Settings menu J To open the Settings menu Cottons Hygiene 95°C Minimum iron 40°C Cottons Uni. 60°C Minimum iron 30°C Cottons Uni. 40°C Denim 40°C Minimum iron 60°C Delicates 30°C H ^ In the Programme selection menu, turn the multi-function selector until Settings J is highlighted and press the multi-function selector to confirm your selection.
  • Page 57: Language J

    Settings menu J Language J The machine is delivered with Suds cooling activated. The display can be set to appear in one of several different languages. Time of day To select the language you want, go to the Languages J sub-menu. This option is visible in the display, ^ If the language shown is not the one but not available on this machine!
  • Page 58: Display Contrast / Brightness

    Settings menu J Display contrast / Brightness The display remains on all the time. There are ten different display contrast and brightness settings. The display contrast / brightness will Memory change as soon as a different setting is chosen. This option is visible in the display but not available on this machine! ^ Confirm your selection with the multi-function selector.
  • Page 59: Settings/Supervisor Level Menu

    Settings/Supervisor level menu The Settings/Supervisor level is locked with a code to prevent it being accessed by non-authorised personnel. The Language J setting can still be altered. Selecting settings Settings Back A Language F Supervisor level ^ Select Supervisor level and confirm your selection. Settings Back A Supervisor level...
  • Page 60 Settings/Supervisor level menu Repeat the process until all three numbers have been entered. To confirm the lock code 0 0 0 Confirm code Back A ^ Confirm the code. Code accepted Menu opened You are now in the Supervisor level. You can alter all the settings described previously as well as the settings on the following pages.
  • Page 61: Language Menu

    Settings/Supervisor level menu Language J Favourites The display can be set to appear in This option is visible in the display one of several different languages. but not available on this machine! You can set the language you want as the fixed default language in the Languages J sub-menu.
  • Page 62 Settings/Supervisor level menu Intensive Water plus Save This option is visible in the display This option is visible in the display but not available on this machine! but not available on this machine! Water plus Auto load control This option is visible in the display The machine has auto load control.
  • Page 63 Settings/Supervisor level menu Pre-wash water Rinse water You can choose for the pre-wash to You can choose for the rinses in the be carried out with either hot or cold Cottons hygiene, Cottons Uni., water (not available with the Curtains Minimum iron, Kitchen linen and programme).
  • Page 64 Settings/Supervisor level menu Water level Cottons Pre-wash duration Cottons You can increase the water level for You can lengthen the duration of the the main wash in the Cottons pre-wash in the Cottons programmes. programmes. The machine is delivered with the Block The machine is delivered with the Block parameters option selected (the water parameters option selected (the wash...
  • Page 65: Quick Wash

    Settings/Supervisor level menu No. of programmes Sluice You can extend the number of This option activates the additional programmes available. sluice programmes. 0 additional programmes (the machine The machine is delivered with the is delivered with this option selected). option deactivated. 4 additional programmes (Table linen, N.B.
  • Page 66 Settings/Supervisor level menu 2. Pre-wash Kitchen linen Pre-rinse Cottons An additional pre-wash can be A pre-rinse can be carried out in the carried out in the Kitchen linen Cottons programmes. programme. The machine is delivered with this ^ Detergent for the additional pre-wash option deactivated.
  • Page 67 Settings/Supervisor level menu Spin free of charge seconds. You can cancel in the next 3 minutes. If your machine is fitted with a payment system, you can release the Spin programme (Free of charge). External dispenser The machine is delivered with this This machine is suitable for option deactivated.
  • Page 68 Caution: If a different option is activated by mistakeyou will not be able to Supervisor level. Should this happen please contact the Miele Service Department. Delay start This option is visible in the display but not available on this machine! To close the Settings menu Select Back and confirm your selection.
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