Operating instructions for Washing machine W 5741 en - AU, NZ 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. 07 722 800...
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Warning and Safety instructions This washing machine is not This washing machine conforms to intended for use by persons (including current safety requirements. children) with reduced physical, Inappropriate use can, however, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack lead to personal injury and damage of experience and knowledge, unless to property.
If the connection cable is faulty, it data on the data plate (voltage and must only be replaced by a Miele rated load) match the mains electricity approved service technician to protect supply. If in any doubt, consult a the user from danger.
Turn off the tap if the machine is to washing machine unless authorised to be left for any length of time (e.g. holi- do so by Miele. day), especially if there is no floor drain (gully) in the immediate vicinity.
If in thoroughly with lukewarm water imme- doubt, contact Miele or your Miele diately. If swallowed, seek medical Chartered Agent. assistance immediately and retain the Textiles which have been pre- packaging or label for reference.
Operating the machine Control panel a Extra option buttons f Start/Stop button Various Extra options can be added For starting the programme selected to the washing programmes. and cancelling a programme once it has started. b Display g Programme selector See the following page for more information.
Operating the machine Programme duration After the start of a programme, the estimated programme duration will appear in the display in hours and minutes. During the first 8 minutes the washing machine measures how much water is being absorbed by the laundry and uses this to calculate the load.
Before using for the first time Setting the language Before using the machine for the first You will be asked to select the time, ensure that it is correctly language you require for the display. It installed and connected. See is possible to change the language at "Installation and connection".
Washing environmentally and economically Energy and water consumption Detergent consumption – Water consumption and energy – Do not exceed the amounts of usage are determined by the size of detergent recommended by the the load. manufacturer on the packaging. To make the most out of your –...
How to wash correctly Brief instructions If you use a solvent-based The headings numbered A, B, C, . . . cleaning agent (e.g. one containing show the operating sequence and can benzene) to pre-treat a stain, make be used as brief instructions. sure that any plastic parts (e.g.
How to wash correctly B Switch on the washing machine D Select a programme C Load the drum ^ Press the Door button to open the drum door. ^ Unfold the laundry and load loosely in the drum. Mixing both large and small items gives better wash results and also helps distribute the load evenly during spinning.
How to wash correctly F Selecting Extra options Pre-wash By pressing the Pre-wash button, you cannot only activate Pre-wash, but also set an extra soak time of one or two hours. Press the button: Once = Pre-wash Twice = Pre-wash + 1-hour Soak 3 times = Pre-wash + 2-hour Soak 4 times = switched off Extra quiet...
How to wash correctly G Add detergent 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.
How to wash correctly H Start the programme Check that all items have been ^ Press the flashing Start/Stop button. removed from the drum. Items left in The estimated programme duration will the drum could discolour other items appear in the display once the in the next wash or become discoloured themselves.
Spinning Final spin speed To omit the final spin (Rinse hold) ^ Press the Spin speed button to Programme choose the Rinse hold setting. The Cottons 1400 laundry will not be spun and will Minimum iron 1200 remain suspended in the final rinse Delicates water.
Programme chart Cottons Cold to 95°C Max. load 7.5 kg Item Cottons, linens or cotton mixed fabrics, e.g. table linen, towelling, underwear, T-shirts etc. Minimum iron Cold to 60°C Max. load 3.5 kg Item Synthetics, mixed fibres and easy care cottons. Note Reduce the spin speed for fabrics which crease easily.
Programme chart Express 20 Cold to 40°C Max. load 3.5 kg Item Cotton items that are only lightly soiled. Note The Extra option Short is automatically activated. Automatic plus Cold to 40°C Max. load 5.0 kg Item Mixed loads of garments suitable for the Cottons and Minimum iron programmes.
Programme chart Intensive plus Cold to 95°C Max. load 7.5 kg Item Mixed loads of garments suitable for the Cottons and Minimum iron programmes. Sort according to colour. Notes – The Extra Pre-wash function is automatically activated. – The main wash cycle is extended. Spin –...
Extra options Selectable Extra options: Cottons Minimum iron Delicates Woollens / Proofing Express 20 Automatic plus Darks and denim Shirts Intensive plus Spin Separate rinse/Starch = Extras that are preset by the programme = Extras that are preset by the programme cannot be deselected...
Programme sequence Main wash Rinses Spinning Water Wash Water Rinses Interim Final level rhythm level spin spin Cottons Minimum iron Delicates – Woollens / Proofing – – – Express 20 Automatic plus Darks and denim – Shirts – 1)2) Intensive plus Spin –...
Programme sequence d = Low water level Special features in the programme sequences: ( = Medium water level Anti-crease: e = High water level The drum will continue to rotate for up a = Intensive rhythm to 30 minutes after the programme end b = Normal rhythm to avoid creasing.
Garment care label symbols Washing Drying The figure quoted in the tub is the The number of dots indicates the maximum temperature the garment drying temperature can be washed at. Normal temperature No bar under the symbol = Low temperature normal agitation Do not tumble dry One bar under the symbol =...
Changing the programme sequence Cancelling a programme Changing a programme You can cancel a programme at any After the start of a programme, it is no time after it has started. longer possible to select a different programme. ^ Press the Start/Stop button. Temperature Cancel programme It is possible to select a different...
Changing the programme sequence Adding or removing laundry Safety lock after a programme has started The safety lock prevents the machine ^ Press the Door button to open the from being opened, the programme drum door. from being cancelled or the machine from being switched off during a ^ Add or remove items.
Detergent The correct detergent All modern detergents produced for automatic front loading washing machines are suitable. Refer to the manufacturer's label on the packaging to get information on the use and the dosage. Detergent Detergent Detergent Special Proofing Fabric detergent agent** softener universal...
(commonly provided by the detergent manufacturer) straight onto the laundry load or alternatively dispensed through the detergent dispenser drawer. For programmes with Pre-wash or Delay start (where applicable), an additional liquid detergent dispenser insert (Material number 6134691) is available from Miele.
Detergent Water softeners The right amount to dispense will depend on the following: A water softener can be used to cut down on the use of detergents in hard – The quantity of laundry. water areas. Dispense according to the –...
Detergent Fabric conditioners and liquid If starching frequently, thoroughly starch clean the dispenser compartment, Starch especially the siphon tube and stiffens and gives body to items of fabric conditioner channel, regularly. laundry, e.g. shirts, tablecloths and bed See "Cleaning the detergent linen.
Cleaning and care Cleaning the drum (Hygiene Do not use solvents, abrasive Info) cleaners, glass cleaners or all- If you only wash at low temperatures or purpose cleaning agents. with liquid detergent over a long period These might damage plastic of time, organic deposits and surfaces and other components unpleasant odours can form in the...
Cleaning and care ^ Clean the siphon. Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer housing 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 dispenser drawer housing.
Cleaning and care Cleaning the water inlet filters To clean the filter in the water inlet valve The washing machine has two filters to ^ Using pliers, carefully loosen the protect the inlet valves. ribbed plastic nut on the inlet valve These filters should be checked every and unscrew.
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 Miele. Please note that a call-out charge will be applied for unnecessary service visits where the problem could have been rectified as described in these Operating instructions.
– the water pressure is too low. Waterproof The water protection – Close the tap. fault system has reacted. – Call Miele. Technical There is a fault. Start the programme again. fault If the fault message appears again, contact Miele.
Problem solving guide The following fault message appears in the display at the end of a programme Fault message Possible cause Remedy Chk detergent Excessive foam has built Use less detergent next time up during washing. and follow the manufacturer's instructions on dosage given on the packaging.
Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy The machine shakes The machine feet are Level the machine (see during the spin cycle. not level. "Installation"). The laundry has not The machine detected Include both large and small been spun properly an imbalance during the items in the load as this will and is still wet.
Problem solving guide An unsatisfactory wash result Problem Possible cause Remedy Liquid detergents do not – Use a general purpose Liquid detergent does not give the contain bleaching detergent containing a required result. agents. They do not bleaching agent. remove fruit, coffee and –...
Problem solving guide The drum door does not open when you press the Door button Possible cause Remedy The machine is not Insert the plug in the socket and switch on and/or switch the machine on with the K button. connected to the electricity supply and/or is not switched on.
Problem solving guide Opening the drum door in the Blocked drain outlet event of a blocked drain outlet If the drain outlet is clogged, more and/or power failure water will be retained in the machine (up to 25 litres). ^ Switch the washing machine off. There is a filter flap opener behind the Caution: If laundry has been detergent drawer fascia panel.
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. To activate the ball valve and prevent a loss of washing detergent, pour approx. 2 litres of water through the detergent dispenser drawer after cleaning the drain filter.
– your Miele Chartered Agent or machine in future years. – Miele (see back cover for contact If, for example, new programmes are details). developed or new fabrics are introduced, a Miele service technician...
Installation and connection Front view a Inlet hose (tested to withstand h Detergent dispenser drawer pressure of at least 7000 kPa) i Drum door b Electricity supply cable j Flap for fluff filter, drain pump and c - f Flexible drain hose (with emergency release detachable swivel elbow) k Handle recesses for moving the...
Installation and connection Rear view a Protruding lid for holding when e Transport brackets for inlet and drain moving the machine hoses b Electrical connection f Transit bar covers c Inlet hose (tested to withstand g Transport brackets for inlet and drain pressure of at least 7,000 kPa) hose and restraining clips for transit bars...
^ To remove the left and right covers raised plinth, it has to be secured against slippage during spinning 1. Pull off the transit bar covers and using retaining clips (available from 2. use a screwdriver to prise out the Miele). covers.
Installation and connection ^ Using the spanner supplied, turn the ^ Turn the right-hand transit bar 90°, left-hand transit bar 90°, then then ^ withdraw the transit bar. ^ withdraw the transit bar.
Installation and connection To avoid the risk of injury, the holes for the transit bars must be covered after the transit bars have been removed. ^ Secure the transit bars to the back of the washing machine. Make sure that the upper hooks are above the retainers.
Installation and connection Levelling the machine The machine must stand perfectly level on all four feet to ensure safe and proper operation. Failure to level the machine can result in the machine "banging" in the spin cycle or "walking" across the floor during operation.
Installation and connection Building under a continuous Washer and Dryer stack worktop / in a kitchen run A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked with the washing machine. A stacking – A special building under conversion kit* is required. kit* is necessary and can be purchased The machine lid must be replaced by from Miele.
– Overflow protection system This prevents the washing machine taking in too much water. If the water The Miele water protection system level exceeds a certain level, the protects all parts of the washing drain pump switches in and pumps machine from water damage.
Nut to a max. of 1.8 m), a second duo-drain pump is available with the c Hose clip corresponding kit from Miele. d End of the hose Drain hose connection: ^ Fit adapter a to the sink drain outlet using nut b.
Installation and connection Electrical connection The washing machine is supplied with a mains cable with moulded plug for connection to a 230V mains supply. The voltage, rated load and plug rating are given on the data plate. Please ensure these match the household mains supply.
Consumption data Consumption data for the nominated energy labelling programme according to AS/NZS 2040.1 & AS/NZS 2040.2 Standard Load Consumption data Energy Water Duration in kWh in litres Normal Cold Water Cottons 40°C 7.5 kg 0.56 2 h 24 min Notes for test institutes: –...
Consumption data Load Consumption data Energy Water Duration in kWh in litres Cottons 95°C 7.5 kg 2.20 2 h 19 min 60°C 7.5 kg 1.05 2 h 09 min 60°C 3.5 kg 0.64 40°C 7.5 kg 0.56 2 h 24 min 40°C 3.5 kg 0.45...
Technical data Height 850 mm Width 595 mm Depth 615 mm Depth with door open 993 mm Height for building under 820 mm* Width for building under 600 mm Depth for building under 650 mm Weight 98 kg Capacity 7.5 kg dry laundry Voltage See data plate Rated load...
Programmable functions To alter a programmable function The programmable functions are You can see the different options used to alter the machine's available for a programmable function electronics to suit changing by turning the programme selector. requirements. Programmable functions can be altered at any time. The option which is currently set will have a tick L beside it.
Programmable functions Water plus Gentle action This programmable function is used Activating gentle action reduces the to select the water intake setting for drum action and is suitable for the Water plus Extra option. washing slightly soiled items more gently. It should be activated for There are three different options: garments with a single bar under the care label and for articles which feel...
Programmable functions Code A code can be used to lock the electronics on the washing machine ^ Press the Start/Stop button. to prevent it being used without your The following will appear in the display: knowledge. Code activated When the code has been activated, you have to enter a code after switching the Once the machine is switched off, it washing machine on.
Programmable functions Temperature unit Keypad tone You can choose for the temperature An audible tone sounds each time a to be displayed in °C/Celsius or button is pressed. °F/Fahrenheit. The machine is delivered with the The machine is delivered with °C/ keypad tone deactivated.
Programmable functions Standby display Memory To save energy, the display goes out If an Extra option has been selected after 10 minutes and the indicator for a programme, or the light for the Start/Stop button will start recommended temperature or spin flashing slowly.
Programmable functions Water intake You can choose between cold water and hot water intake. Cold water (Delivery status) The washing machine is exclusively run with cold water. Hot water MW To save energy, the main wash cycle uses warm water when the temperature is set to 40°C or higher.
20°C, while protecting the colour of your delicate garments. All the products can also be ordered UltraWhite from Miele (see back cover for contact details). This multi-purpose powder detergent has excellent stain removal properties and is suitable for white and light coloured laundry as well as heavily soiled coloured items.
Sportswear The Miele sportswear detergent is designed to clean sportswear whilst taking care of the special microfibres used in these garments. It will help to neutralise and remove odours whilst protecting the colour of the fabric and preventing static build-up.