Using special salt
Always refill with special salt
immediately before switching on the
appliance. This ensures that overrun
special salt solution is immediately
washed out and does not corrode the
1. Open the screw-type cap of the
2. Fill the tank with water (only required
when switching on the appliance for
the first time).
3. Then add dishwasher salt (not table
salt or tablets).
The water is displaced and runs out.
As soon as the salt refill indicator H
on the fascia is lit, top up the salt.
* depending on model
Water softening system/Special salt
Using detergents with salt
If combined detergents with a salt
component are used, salt can usually be
omitted up to a water hardness of
21° dH (37° fH, 26° Clarke, 3.7 mmol/
l). If the water hardness is over 21° dH,
special salt must be used.
Switching off salt refill
S w i t c h i n g o f f w a t e r s o f t e n i n g s y s t e m
If the salt refill indicator H is impaired
(e.g. when using combined detergents
containing salt component), it can be
Proceed as described under
"Adjusting the water softening
system" and set the value to :
The water softening system and salt
refill indicator are now switched off.
Never fill the salt dispenser with
detergent. You will destroy the water
D e t e r g e n t s w i t h s a l t c o m p o n e n t