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Miele WS 5243 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions
WS 5243
WS 5323
It is essential to read these
operating instructions before
installing, commissioning or using
the machine, to avoid the risk of accident
M.-Nr. 05 730 940
or damage to the machine.



  Summary of Contents for Miele WS 5243

  • Page 1 Operating instructions Washer-Extractor WS 5243 WS 5323 It is essential to read these operating instructions before installing, commissioning or using the machine, to avoid the risk of accident M.-Nr. 05 730 940 or damage to the machine.
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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Indice Page Warning and Safety instructions ......4 Caring for the environment ....... . 6 Guide to the machine .
  • Page 4: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Health and Safety gui- Faulty components should only be ex- delines for disinfecting procedures and the changed for Miele original spare parts. required levels of microbiological hygiene for Only when these parts are fitted can the infection prophylaxis.
  • Page 5 Accessory parts may only be fitted when (gully) in the direct vicinity of the machine. expressly approved by Miele. If other parts are used, guarantee, performance and Chlorine or agents containing chlorine are product liability claims may be invalidated.
  • Page 6: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing material The transport and protective packing has been selected from materials which are envi- ronmentally friendly for disposal and can nor- mally be recycled. Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags etc. are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of babies and young children.
  • Page 7: Guide To The Machine

    Guide to the machine Overflow Emergency stop switch Control panel Detergent dispenser drawer Door "Unclean side" Service panel WS 5243/5323 "Unclean side" Emergency stop switch Overflow Control panel Door "Clean side" Service panel WS 5243/5323 "Clean side" M.-Nr. 05730940...
  • Page 8: Control Panel

    Guide to the machine Control panel "Clean side" (loading side) Key switch Display Programme selector Mains on Y switch Block plus Tbutton Cursor 1 2 buttons Start X button Mains off Z switch Starch stop U button Plus 4 Minus 3 buttons End 7 button Door 5 button Spin stop V button...
  • Page 9: Guide To The Controls

    Guide to the machine Mains on Y switch Keys for the key switch Key 1 (2 supplied) for operating levels A Mains off Z switch and B. Door 5 button Key 2 for operating levels A, B, C. Key switch Position A –...
  • Page 10 Guide to the machine Block+ T button with indicator light When the button is pressed the light above it comes on. The corresponding Programme selector switch programme block (e.g. Pre-wash) is Programme numbers 1 - 24 can be se- added to the programme. Pressing on lected directly.
  • Page 11 Guide to the machine Delay start W button If this button is pressed before the start of a programme, the display indicates that a start time should be selected. If the button is pressed again the Delay start option is cancelled. If this button is pressed after the start of a programme the current time of day and Start X button...
  • Page 12: Operation

    Operation Setting the local language* Setting current time and date * (if necessary) Switch the machine off with the Mains off To set the local language the programming Z switch. mode must be accessed by pressing simulta- neously on the "Mains on” switch and the Turn the key switch to position B.
  • Page 13: Commissioning

    Operation Open the drum: The washer-extractor must be commis- sioned by an approved Customer Service technician or authorised Service Dealer. COMMISSIONING Open the on-site water stopcocks, (and the supply valves for steam, if relevant for the version of the machine). Switch on the electricity supply at the mains (on site).
  • Page 14 Operation If any fluff has built up around the drum door it must be removed. The locking mechanism must also be checked on a regular basis to ensure that it is working correctly. First bring down the half with the safety lock and then bring down the other half making sure the locking mechanism vis- ibly engages and is secure.
  • Page 15: Load Weight / Adding Detergent

    Operation Load weight (dry laundry) WS 5243 WS 5323 max. 24 kg max. 32 kg Load weights for individual programmes are quoted in the Programme Survey. Liquid detergent must not be filled higher Adding detergent than the level marker, as otherwise it will get through the siphon and into the detergent dis- penser drawer before it is needed.
  • Page 16: Selecting A Disinfection Programme

    PROGRAMME 1 TH-Disinfection stages from 0 to 300 to a max. of 950 rpm. on Rinse 1 Rinse 2 the WS 5243 and to 800 rpm. on the WS à Programme end 11 : 25 hrs 5323. Press the Start X button –...
  • Page 17: Unloading The Machine

    Unloading the machine Open the door on the “Clean side” (unload- If this was the last wash load of the day, or for ing side) at the end of a programme a longer period: At the end of the Programme, with a station- Close the drum.
  • Page 18: Selecting An "Unlocked" Programme

    2 button brings up further information stages from 0 to 300 to a max. of 950 rpm on relating to the PROGRAMME in the lower the WS 5243 and to 800 rpm on the WS 5323. lines. PROGRAMME 25...
  • Page 19 Selecting an “unlocked” programme Open the door on the “Unclean side” (load- If this was the last wash load of the day, or for ing side) at the end of a programme a longer period: At the end of the Programme the door on the Leave the drum door open.
  • Page 20: Additional Functions

    Additional functions With Pre-wash Without spin A pre-wash can be selected for heavily soiled Without spin can be selected before starting a laundry. programme by pressing the Without spin V button. The indicator light above the button The pre-wash programme block can be se- lights up.
  • Page 21: Programme Interruption / Delay Start

    Additional functions Programme interruption Here the Display shows the following: To stop a programme press the End 7 button. PROGRAMME 1 TH-Disinfection To continue the programme again press the Start time >14< : 30 hrs Start X button. After the start time has been set press the Start button.
  • Page 22: Notes

    “Clean side”. Unfin- To print a wash report the machine will have ished laundry can be transported from the to be reprogrammed by a Miele Service tech- “Clean side” to the “Unclean side”. nician. The DOOR LOCATING programme can also...
  • Page 23: Liquid Dispensing

    Liquid dispensing Dispenser pump Suction pipe Amount to be dispensed Follow the detergent manufacturer’s gui- delines. Always follow the instructions of the chemical manufacturer when using cleaning agents and special application chemicals. Only use such chemicals for the purpose and in the situation specified by the manufacturer in order to avoid the danger of adverse chemical reactions and material damage.
  • Page 24 Liquid dispensing Commissioning the dispensing pumps SERVICE - OPERATION SERVICE PROGS SERVICE PROGRAMME 2 Before the liquid dispensing pumps can be Dispenser valve >D1< Disp. time 20 Secs. used the liquid detergent must be drawn into Cancel with the End button. the system and the amount to be dispensed Cancel with the End 7 button.
  • Page 25: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide Power cut during a wash programme With an extended power cut: With a short power cut: Switch off the machine. The programme remains in the last position, and when power is restored the following Switch off the electricity supply at the message appears in the Display: mains switch (isolator).
  • Page 26: Fault Messages

    Problem solving guide Fault messages PROGRAMME 25 COTTONS PROGRAMME STOP Repairs to machines operating with elec- HEATING SYSTEM FAULT tricity or steam should only be undertaken Short circuit on heater sensor 1. by a suitably qualified service engineer to Call the Service Department. ensure safety.
  • Page 27 Problem solving guide Possible reasons for increased levels of PROGRAMME 25 COTTONS foaming: PROGRAMME STOP IMBALANCE SWITCH – detergent type Press the On-Off switch. Press the Mains off Z and the Mains on Y Only use detergent formulated for use in commercial washer extractors.
  • Page 28: After Sales Service

    "Unclean side" on the side casing of the machine above the ventilation grille. Only use genuine Miele spare parts. When ordering spare parts the Spare Parts Dept will also need to know the model type and ma- chine number (Fabr.-Nr.) and part number (M.-...
  • Page 29: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and Care The machine should be cleaned, wherever Check the drum door regularly for a build possible, immediately after use. up of fluff and clean as necessary. Check the door locking mechanism regularly to On no account use high pressure cleaners or ensure it is working correctly.
  • Page 30 Cleaning and Care Greasing After about 1000 running hours apply Arca- nol L 100 to both grease nipples of the drum. When not in use for a longer period of time: If the machine is not going to be used for a longer period of time (4 weeks or more) the drum bearings should be lubricated and the drum rotated several times after the last use.
  • Page 31: Explanation Of The Symbols On The Data Plate

    16 Fusing (on site) 17 Steam heating indirect 18 Steam heating direct 19 Gas heating* 20 Commissioning date 21 Water registration (DVGW-Reg.-N° in Germany) 22 Field for test certificates/CE-..(Product-ID- Number/Gas* *) does not apply to WS 5243 / 5323 M.-Nr. 05730940...
  • Page 32: Notes For The Installer

    Installation This machine is for use only with articles which have not been treated with dan- gerous or inflammable substances. To avoid the possibility of frost damage on no account install the machine in a room which is exposed to frost. Transit fittings 2 at the rear are each secured with 3 hex screws (SW 17) and must only be removed...
  • Page 33: Plumbing

    70 bar, and a water temperature of at least 90°C. This also applies to all connection parts. Miele "Original" spare parts meet this require- ment. A water pressure flow rate of at least 1 bar, maximum 10 bar is essential to ensure the smooth operation of this machine.
  • Page 34: Electrical Connection / Steam Connection

    3 AC 220-240 V 50-60 Hz Please contact the Miele Service Dept. or The electric heater rating is set ex-works to your Miele supplier in the event of a fault or 24 kW (WS 5243), any damage to the machine.
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  • Page 36 Miele Co. Ltd. Fairacres, Marcham Road, Abingdon OX14 1TW tel. (01235) 554455 fax (01235) 554477 Service Office, tel. (01235) 554466 Internet: Telephone calls may be monitored and recorded to improve our service. Alteration rights reserved 09.02 This paper consists of cellulose which has been bleached without the use of chlorine...

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