- our customer service will be happy to advise you. Further information and a selection of our products can be found on our Internet page: http://www.bosch-hausgeraete.de Please read and observe these operating and installation instructions and all other information enclosed with the washing machine.
Disposal Information The shipping package has protected your new Disposing of the appliance on its way to your home. All packaging packaging materials are environment friendly and recyclable. Please contribute to a better environment by disposing of packaging materials in an environmentally conscious manner.
Safety Information q Your washing machine is intended: - For domestic use only. - For washing machine washable fabrics in washing solution. - For operation using cold tap water and conven tional laundry detergents and additives that are suitable for use in washing machines. q Do not leave children unsupervised near the washing machine.
Environmental Protection / Conservation Issues Your washing machine uses water, energy and detergent efficiently, thereby protecting the environment and reducing your household costs. See Page 35 for consumption values of your appliance. Using your washing machine in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner: q Do not exceed recommended load.
Your New Washing Machine Filling laundry detergent and/or additive dispensers Dispenser I: Detergent for prewash or starch. Dispenser II: Detergent for main wash, soaking agent, softener, bleach or stain remover. Dispenser 2: Cleaning product, e.g. fabric softener, fabric conditioner (do not fill above the lower edge of the insert 1).
Control panel 1. Select a programme Programme selector switches the washing machine on/off. Can be rotated in either direction. 2. Control lights illuminate The programme selector does not rotate End when programme is finished. while the programme is running the Active when M Start is pressed.
Before Using Your Washing Machine For the First Time Caution The washing machine must have been installed and connected properly (refer to Page 36). Your appliance was tested before leaving the factory. To remove any water left over from testing procedures, the first washing cycle should be carried out without laundry in the machine.
Preparing the Laundry Caution Loose debris (e.g. coins, paper clips, needles, nails) can damage items of clothing as well as parts of the washing machine (e.g. drum). q Empty all pockets on items of clothing. q Brush out any sand from pockets and cuffs. q Close zip fasteners and button up bed covers.
Sorting the laundry Caution according to colour Items of clothing can become discoloured. Never wash new multi coloured items together with other items. White items may become grey. Always wash white and coloured items separately. according to degree of dirt slight dirt No recognizable dirt or staining.
intensive dirt Dirt and/or staining recognizable. - Kitchen hand towels that have been used for up to one week. - Fabric napkins. - Bibs. - Children's outer clothing or football shirts and shorts with grass and soil stains. - Working clothes such as overalls or baker's and butcher's coats.
Only wash laundry that is labelled with the following according to their care symbols: care label specifications 90 C Cottons + Linens c b a 60 C, 40 C, 30 C Cottons + Linens h g f 60 C, 40 C, 30 C Easy care l g k f 40 C, 30 C Delicates l g k f...
Loading the laundry d Risk of explosion! Items of clothing that have been pretreated with sol vent based cleaning agents, e.g. stain remover and dry cleaning spirit, represent an explosion hazard once loaded into the washing machine. Therefore, these items must first be rinsed thoroughly by hand. Caution Loose debris in the washing machine drum can damage the laundry.
Laundry Detergents and Additives d Risk of poisoning! Dispensing the Keep detergents and additives out of the reach correct amount of children. of detergent q Dispense the detergent according to: - the water hardness. This information can be obtained from your local water authority. - the amount of laundry.
Dispenser I: Filling laundry Detergent for prewash or starch. detergent and/or Dispenser II: additive dispensers Detergent for main wash, soaking agent, softener, bleach or stain remover. Dispenser 2: Cleaning product, e.g. fabric softener, fabric conditioner. - Fill at least to lower edge of insert 1. - If the liquid additive is thick, mix with a little water before dispensing (prevents clogging of the over flow).
Programmes and Functions Select the desired programme - see also the separate Basic programmes programme overview. 90 C y Cottons + Linens An energy intensive programme for heat resistant textiles, e.g. cotton or linen. To protect the drainage pipes, the hot water is mixed with approx.
30 C Delicates For delicate, washable textiles, e.g. silk, satin, synthetic materials or blended fabrics (e.g. curtains). Delicates cycle at 30 C for hand and machine washable silk. We do not recommend washing these textiles with other rougher textiles. To treat very delicate silk textiles even more gently, reduce the time by pressing the I Reduced Time button.
I Reduced Time Additional options Reduced washing duration - only 2 rinsing cycles. buttons Suitable for slightly dirty laundry. Recommended load amount: Up to a maximum of 3 kg. Basic setting = Button not pressed In the y Cottons + Linens programme the fabrics will be spun at the maximum possible spin speed.
Load adjust Additional Load adjust" matches the water and power functions consumption to each programme - according to the amount of washing and type of textiles. Water and energy consumption is therefore reduced when washing small amounts of laundry. Unbalanced load detection system The automatic unbalanced load detection system spins the washing several times to ensure even distri bution.
Washing Turn on the water tap. Turn the programme selector to the desired pro gramme (refer also to separate Programme Chart"). The Ready control light comes on. Example: Where required, press the option button(s) for additional function(s). Press the M Start button. The Active control light comes on, and the pro gramme starts.
If you have accidentally selected the wrong Changing programme: a programme Turn the programme selector to Off. Turn the programme selector to the desired pro gramme. The Ready control light comes on. Press the M Start button. The Active control light comes on, and the new programme starts.
When the Programme has Ended The End control light comes on. Turn the programme selector to Off, and, where required: Select a programme option ( b Drain, B Spin or K Rinse). Press the M Start button. At the end of the programme option, turn the pro gramme selector to Off.
Special Applications Load laundry of the same colour. Pre soak Add the presoak agent to chamber II according to the manufacturer's specifications. Turn the programme selector to 30 C y Cottons + Linens. The Ready control light comes on. Press the M Start button. The Active control light comes on, and the pro gramme starts.
As soon as water starts to enter the machine: Pull out the detergent dispenser slightly. Add the starching solution to chamber I. Close the detergent dispenser. q If the L Rinse Hold option is selected, the b Drain programme must subsequently be selected.
Cleaning and Care d Risk of electric shock! Always disconnect the appliance from the mains before cleaning. Never clean the washing machine with a jet of water. d Risk of explosion! Never use solvents to clean the appliance. As required: Cleaning the q Use hot soapy water or a mild, non abrasive appliance housing...
In the event that residual detergents or additives have Cleaning the deter accumulated: gent dispenser Pull out the detergent dispenser up to the end stop, press down the hollow on the insert and re move the detergent dispenser completely. Pull up the insert. Rinse the detergent dispenser under hot running water.
This is necessary if the washing solution cannot be Cleaning the drain completely drained. The pump is blocked by either pump loose debris or fluff which accumulates if fluff giving fabrics are washed. Draining the washing solution i Up to 20 litres / 4.4 gal. Have a suitable container ready.
To avoid unused detergent from flowing into the drain during the next wash cycle: Pour 1 litre / 1 ¾ pt of water into chamber II. Select the b Drain programme. This is necessary if very little or no water flows into the Cleaning water inlet washing machine.
Cleaning the strainer on the washing machine Disconnect the hose from the back of the washing machine. Pull out the strainer and rinse under running water. Insert the strainer and reconnect the hose. Turn on the water tap and check whether water is still discharged.
Troubleshooting Minor Faults d Risk of electric shock! Repairs must only be carried out by our Customer Service or an authorized technician. If repairs are needed, and assuming that you cannot eliminate the fault yourself with the aid the following table: Turn the programme selector to Off.
Fault Cause Action Check whether laundry is trapped in Programme does not Loading door not closed. door. start. The Ready control light Close the loading door (a click flashes. should be heard). Programme does not M Start button not pressed. Press the M Start button.
Fault Cause Action Spin result unsatisfactory. L Rinse or B Spin programme selected - maximum spin speed 800 r.p.m. Repeated spinning at This is not a fault. short intervals. The imbalance compensation system is attempting to balance the load through repeated spins. This is not a fault.
Customer Service Before calling the Customer Service, please make sure that you cannot eliminate the fault yourself (refer to Page 31). This is because consultation provided by our technicians, even within the warranty period, will lead to costs being incurred by yourself. Your nearest Customer Service centre can be found in the index supplied.
Consumption Rates Normal programme Load Consumption rates ** (without additional (without additional Electricity Water Duration functions) 40 C y Cottons + Linens 5.0 kg * 0.55 kWh 54 l 118 min. 60 C y Cottons + Linens 5.0 kg 0.95 kWh 54 l 118 min.
Installation, Connection and Transport d Risk of injury! Safety information The washing machine is heavy. Take care when lifting it. Caution Frozen hoses can tear / burst. Do not install the washing machine outdoors or in an area prone to frost.
On the rear of the appliance: - Water drainage hose - Elbow for attachment of the drainage hose, e.g. to the sink. - Mains cable with plug. Depending on the connection situation: - 1 hose clip 24-40 mm (DIY store) is also re quired for connection to a siphon.
Appliance stability is important so that the washing Installation area machine does not wander" during the spin cycles. The installation area must be solid and even. Soft floor surfaces, such as carpets or surfaces with foam backing, are not suitable. If the washing machine is to be installed on a wood joist ceiling: If possible, place the washing machine in a corner...
Caution Transport bolts The transport bolts must always be removed before using the appliance for the first time and must be retained for any subsequent transport (e.g. when moving). Before removing Take the hose out of the holder. the transport bolts Detach the elbow.
Storing the transport bolts Always keep the transport bolts for subsequent trans portation of the appliance (e.g. when moving house). q Store the transport bolts with washer and bush (and spring) attached.
Hose and cable lengths Left hand connection approx. 100 cm approx. 145 cm approx. 85 cm Right hand connection approx. 145 cm approx. 90 cm approx. 135 cm Other hoses Available from specialist dealers: - Connector fittings for plastic hose (approx.
Water connection Water supply Caution Operate the washing machine with cold drinking water only. Do not connect the appliance to the mixer tap of an unpressurized hot water boiler. If in any doubt, have the water connection carried out by an authorized technician. The water supply hoses must not be: q Bent or squashed.
To the water tap. 10 mm mini. After connection Turn on the water tap completely and check that the connection points are water tight. Water drainage Caution Do not bend or pull the water drainage hose. Height difference between the placement area and drainage point: maximum 100 cm.
All four appliance feet must be firmly on the ground. Levelling procedure The washing machine must not wobble. Level the washing machine with the assistance of the four adjustable feet and a spirit level: Loosen the counter nut 1 using the wrench. Adjust the height by means of turning the ap pliance foot 2.
Caution Electrical The washing machine must only be connected to connection alternating current and using a properly installed socket outlet with earthing contact. The mains voltage must correspond to the voltage specification on the washing machine (nameplate). Connection specifications as well as the required fuses are stipulated on the appliance nameplate.
Before transporting the washing machine Transport (e.g. when moving) Turn off the water tap(s). Release the water pressure in the supply hose(s) (refer to Page 29). Drain any residual washing solution (refer to Page 28). Disconnect the washing machine from the mains. Dismantle the supply and drainage hoses.
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