Operating Instructions for Washer-extractor WS 5425 MC 7 It is essential to read these operating instructions before installing or using the machine, to avoid the risk of accident or damage to the machine. M.-Nr. 04 386 930...
Guide to the machine Machine lid Detergent dispenser / Control panel Drum door Access panel - drainage system (and/or pump and filter), emergency door opener Height-adjustable feet Cable entry for extra equipment Inlet hose (cold water) Inlet hose (hot water) Transit fitting (remove before commissioning) Supply power cable...
Guide to the machine Pushbutton switches Programme sequence indica- tor lights Door On/Start opens the drum door, releases the Pre-wash “with pre-wash” button if this was pushed in. Main wash Rinse +i With Pre-wash Rinse Can be selected with programmes Rinse Drain Start...
Guide to the machine Detergent dispener drawer Control panel Compartment i - for the pre-wash A small panel is provided with the ma- chine to explain the symbols on the Compartment j - for the main wash control panel. This is to be inserted into Compartment - (with extra lid), for the front of the detergent dispenser...
Repairs should only be Do not let small children play with undertaken by a Miele approved engin- the machine and its controls or eer. operate it. Please supervise its use by The machine is only completely iso- the elderly or infirm.
Faulty components must only be sink from overflowing. exchanged for Miele original spare Make sure the drain hose is secure, so parts. Only when these parts are fitted that the force of the water flowing out of can the safety standards of the ma- the hose does not dislodge it.
Accessory parts may only be fitted tomer Service Department. when expressly approved by Textiles which have been pre- Miele. If other parts are used, guaran- treated in detergents containing tee, performance and product liability solvents must be thoroughly rinsed in claims may be invalidated.
Help to protect our environment Disposal of the packing material Disposal of your old machine The transport and protective packing Old machines contain materials which has been selected from materials which can be reclaimed or recycled. Please are environmentally friendly for disposal contact your dealer, your local waste and can normally be recycled.
This machine is equipped Always wash with the maximum with the Hydromatic System and Miele laundry load specified for each pro- “wash system” with ball valve. These gramme. This uses the energy to the systems contain a variety of technical best advantage.
Before using for the first time Water hardness reminder Important: the appliance must be properly installed and connected to The amount of detergent will depend the water and electricity supply ac- on various factors including water hard- cording to local and national regula- ness.
Preparing the wash load being suitable for machine washing on the textile care label. Pre-treating the washing Badly soiled areas, e.g. collars and cuffs, and water soluble stains, can be pre-treated with bar soap, liquid deter- gent or detergent mixed into a solution or paste.
Textile care symbols Hand wash Washing do not wash Cottons 54321 dry clean Minimum iron do not dry clean Delicates/Synthetics suitable for chlorine bleaching Machine washable Woollens not suitable for chlorin bleaching The significance of the bar beneath the wash tub: Tumble dry no bar, normal (maximum) agitation, eg Cot-...
Adding detergent All modern detergents produced for Water Softeners automatic washing machines are suit- A water softener can be used to cut able, including liquid, compact (con- down on the use of detergents in water centrated) and special application hardness ranges 2 - 4. Dispense ac- detergents.
Fabric conditioners / starch formulations Fabric conditioners make garments Texturiser and liquid starch for- soft and fluffy to handle and help pre- mulations vent static cling when tumble drying. These synthetic starch formulations Dispense according to the manufac- give body to items e.g. shirts, table- turer’s recommendations.
Programme selection The following basic programmes are The following function can be chosen available: additionally; +i With pre-wash Cottons for heavily soiled and stained laundry Low water level for washing, high water items. level for rinsing; 3 rinses; final spin max.
Programme selection Machines with coin-box / time counter (see p. 37) Proceed as above under “Selecting a programme” as far as “Turn the pro- gramme selector switch to the required position”. Select “with pre-wash” if required. Insert coins / tokens. Press the “Start”...
Programme selection Additional displays There is a display field above the push- button switches for the following: – Temperature display – Time left display & Temperature display °C After a programme has started the ac- tual suds temperature is displayed in 5°C steps until the temperature set for the main wash is reached.
Changing the programme sequence A programme can be changed at any To omit a programme stage time, as long as the programme se- A programme stage must first be quence allows the change. reached before it can be omitted: Turn the programme selector switch Turn the programme selector to to the required programme.
Changing the programme sequence Additional programmable func- tions It is possible to have additional pro- grammable functions and / or pro- gramme sequence changes carried out by a Service Dealer or Service En- gineer. Any changes to the standard machine version must be noted on a card left with the machine as a record for any subsequent servicing work.
Programmes Cottons = additional option For cotton and linen textiles. Items to be washed at 40°C maximum should be washed in programme Max. 5 kg Minimum iron = additional options Minimum iron textiles in synthetic, mixed fibres or minimum iron cottons. Items to be washed at 40°...
Programmes Machine washable curtains (see wash- Delicates/Synthetics ing instructions): load loosely in the For delicate textiles in synthetic, mixed drum filling no more than 1/3 full. fibres and delicate cottons, acrylics, Wash in programme if at 40°C, ac- acetate and triacetate. cording to the manufacturer’s instruc- tions, or programme if at 30°C.
Programmes SHORT programmme 40°C = additional option for Cottons For new garments which need to be washed before wearing for the first time. For freshening up clothes which have been in storage for a while. Max. 2.5 kg Separate spin For spinning garments such as those previously hand washed.
Programme end After washing: Turn the programme selector switch to r End. Press the “a Door” button. Only remove laundry from the ma- chine once the drum has stopped turning, otherwise you may seriously injure yourself. Check the folds in the door seal for any small articles such as buttons or other foreign bodies which might be lodged there.
Cleaning and Care Cleaning the washing machine Clean the casing with a mild non-ab- rasive detergent or soap and water. Wipe dry with a soft cloth. Clean the facia panel with a damp cloth and dry with a soft cloth. The drum and any other stainless steel parts can be cleaned using a proprie- tary stainless steel cleaner according...
Cleaning and Care Place a 2 litre capacity dish under- Cleaning with drainage system neath the drain fixture. Machines with Drain pump Check the fluff filter initially after 3 - 4 washes to ascertain how often it is likely to require cleaning. Switch the machine off, (either open the door or switch off at the isolator).
Cleaning and Care Machines with Drain Valve: Switch the machine off (open the door or disconnect at the isolator, and open the drain access panel, see p. 26). Remove the cover lid. Remove any foreign bodies (e.g. but- tons, coins, etc.) and fluff. Turn the impeller by hand to check that it is free to rotate.
In this case, The I/h On/Start indicator light does call your local service dealer or the not light up. Miele Service Department. Check that: the door is properly closed, The q indicator light is flashing...
Problem solving guide The Pre-wash indicator light Fabric conditioner is not com- i is flashing: pletely dispensed or water re- mains in the p compartment. Start the programme again. If the indi- cator still flashes call the Service De- The dispenser drawer was opened partment.
Problem solving guide Excessive build-up of foam Brown stains appear on the laundry after washing. To avoid this problem from the outset, take note of the following points: An excessively high manganese or iron content in the water supply can cause Follow the manufacturer’s dosage stains of this nature to appear on the recommendations on packaging...
Problem solving guide Fabrics with particularly Laundry is either not spun at greasy soiling all or not spun satisfactorily. Select programme with pre-wash. The machine was not able to distrib- Use liquid detergent for pre-wash. ute the laundry load evenly. To pro- tect the machine, laundry was either In the main wash use ordinary pow- only spun at a reduced speed or not...
Problem solving guide The machine shakes during Opening the drum door in the the spin cycle. event of a power failure The most likely cause is that the four Turn the programme selector to machine feet are not resting securely r End.
In the event of any faults which cannot be remedied, or if the appliance is under guarantee, please contact: – Your Miele Dealer or – The nearest Miele Service Depart- ment (see back cover for the ad- dress). When contacting the Service Depart- ment, please quote the Model and Ser- ial nos.
Installation Installation surface Installation Experience has shown that a concrete Lift the machine from its packaging floor is the most suitable for a washing base and move it to its site. machine. Concrete floors are far less Please note: prone to vibration during the spin cycle than wooden floorboards.
Installation Turn the right-hand transit bar 90° clockwise. Plug the two holes with the plastic caps supplied. The machine should not be moved with- out the transit fitting in place. The transit fitting should be stored in a safe place for future use. It must be re-fitted if the machine is to be moved again.
Installation Levelling the machine Washer-Dryer stack A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked with this washer-extractor, using a spe- cial stacking kit*. This machine can be equipped with a coin / token box. * Where the machine is installed in a washer-dryer stack a wall bracket is re- quired for the coin mechanism.
Installation Cold water inlet hose blue stripes (see “Plumbing”) Hot water inlet hose red stripes (see “Plumbing”) Electrical connection (see next pages) Coin mechanism (optional) Small panel with text (see p.5 for insertion) Drain hose for drain pump (LP) version (see “Plumbing”). Drain hose for drain valve (AV) version (see “Plumbing”).
Electrical connection Electrical connection U.K. German standard version All electrical work must be carried out The machine is supplied as standard only by a competent person in accord- for connection to 400 V 2-phase + N ance with local and national regulations. supply.
Plumbing Connection to hot water supply To keep electricity consumption costs down this machine can be connected to a (ring) piped hot water supply. The maximum temperature must not ex- ceed 70°C. It is not economical to run it from an in- dividual hot water supply if it is not in continuous use, as the water in the sup- ply pipes cools down and more energy...
Plumbing Connection to drainage – Machines with a drain pump The machine drains via a drain pump with a delivery head of 1 metres. The 1.5 m long drain hose must not be kinked as this restricts drainage. The drain hose may be connected as follows: Direct into a sink: Hook the hose over the edge and secure (version...