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Miele Touchtronic W 1119 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions
W 1119
To prevent accidents and
machine damage,
read these instructions
before installation or use.
M.-Nr. 06 523 260


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  • Page 1 Operating instructions Washer W 1119 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 06 523 260...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ....... . . 4 Guide to the washer..........5 Control panel .
  • Page 3 Contents Frequently asked questions ........29 A wash program cannot be started .
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING - To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons while using your appliance follow basic safety precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before using the appliance. GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a...
  • Page 5: Guide To The Washer

    Control panel a Program selection buttons e- For selecting a program. b Wash options Special features to enhance a wash program. c Temperature button For selecting the desired wash temperature. d Spin speed button For selecting the desired spin speed. e PC Indicator Allows a service technician to check and update the wash programs.
  • Page 6: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time The appliance must be correctly installed and connected before the first use. Please see the "Installation instructions". For safety reasons, it is not possible to run a spin cycle before the first use. A program must be run without laundry and detergent to flush out any residual water from the factory testing process,...
  • Page 7: Using The Washer

    1. Prepare and sort the laundry ^ Empty all pockets. Foreign objects left in pockets (e.g. nails, coins, paper clips, etc.) can cause damage to clothes and the machine. ^ Sort the laundry. Only wash items in the machine that are labeled machine washable by the manufacturer.
  • Page 8: Load The Laundry

    Using the washer 2. Load the laundry ^ Turn on the washer using the "On / Off" button. ^ Open the drum door using the "Door" button. ^ Load the laundry into the drum. For best results, wash mixed loads of small and large items.
  • Page 9: Program Guide

    Program guide Temperatures Fabric care symbol Normal Options: Extended, Heavy Soil, Soak, Sensitive Very Warm Warm Cold No Heat Wrinkle-free Options: Extended, Heavy Soil, Soak, Sensitive Very Warm Warm Cold No Heat Sanitize Options: Extended, Heavy Soil, Soak, Sensitive Sanitize ö...
  • Page 10 Using the washer Temperatures Fabric care symbol Woolens / Options: Sensitive Warm Cold No Heat Silk Options: Sensitive Cold No Heat Handwash / Options: Extended, Heavy soil, Sensitive Warm Cold No Heat Sturdy Options: None Warm Cold No Heat Custom Options: Extended, Heavy Soil, Soak, Sensitive Sanitize ö...
  • Page 11: Select Wash Options (If Needed)

    4. Select wash options (if needed) The upper button selects the following "OPTIONS": – Extended – Extended and Heavy Soil – Extended and Soak – Heavy Soil – Soak – No selection The lower button selects the "Sensitive" option. ^ Select the desired "OPTIONS". Press the upper button until the indicator of the desired wash option lights.
  • Page 12: Select The Temperature And Spin Speed

    Using the washer 5. Select the temperature and spin speed The default temperature and spin speed will automatically be selected for each program. However, you can adjust the temperature and spin speed within the parameters of the selected wash program. ^ Press the "TEMP"...
  • Page 13 Special spin options Hold (only for the "Custom" program) ^ Select "Hold". The laundry is not spun and remains soaking in water. This will prevent wrinkles if the laundry is not removed immediately at the end of the wash program. To start the final spin ^ Select the desired spin speed.
  • Page 14: Add Detergent

    Using the washer 6. Add detergent For optimum wash results, it is important to use the correct amount of detergent. Too little detergent may cause: – Ineffective cleaning of laundry; fabrics may become gray and stiff over time. – Grease stains on the laundry. –...
  • Page 15: Detergent

    Use only high efficiency, low sudsing laundry detergent formulated for front loading washing machines. For wool and wool blend fabrics, use a detergent specially formulated for woolens. Follow instructions on the detergent packaging to ensure the correct usage and dosage amount. Adjust the amount of detergent if the load is smaller or more or less soiled than normal.
  • Page 16: Water Softener

    Detergent The amount of detergent used depends on the level of soiling: Light soiling No soiling or stains are visible. Normal soiling Some visible soiling or a few light stains. Heavy soiling Very visible soiling or stains. The size of the load and the water hardness level in your area have an impact on the amount of detergent necessary to obtain optimum wash...
  • Page 17: Fabric Softener

    Fabric softener Fabric softener added to the wash program will make fabrics feel softer and will reduce static cling in the dryer. ^ Open the lid of the fabric softener compartment §. ^ Pour liquid fabric softener into the compartment according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 18: Starch

    Detergent Starch Mild liquid starch is a synthetic starch wash used to give fabrics some stiffness. Starching can be included in any wash program as part of the final rinse. ^ Open the fabric softener compartment §. ^ Add the recommended amount of starch to the compartment.
  • Page 19: Using The Washer

    7. Select Delay Start (if needed) If you wish, the start of the wash program can be delayed to have a load completed at a later time. Delay start allows you to delay the start of a program for 30 minutes to a maximum of 24 hours.
  • Page 20: 10. Remove The Laundry

    Using the washer 10. Remove the laundry The "STATUS" indicator "Anti-Crease / End" will be displayed at the end of the program. ^ Use the "Door" button to open the drum door. Do not attempt to remove laundry from the washer if the drum is turning.
  • Page 21: Canceling A Program

    Canceling a program You can cancel a wash program any time after a program starts. ^ Press the "Start / Stop T" button. The washer drains the wash water away and the program is canceled. To add or remove laundry ^ Press the "Door"...
  • Page 22: Adding / Removing Laundry During A Wash Program

    Using the washer Adding / removing laundry during a wash program You can interrupt the following programs to add or remove a piece of laundry: – Normal – Wrinkle-free – Sturdy ^ Use the "Door" button to open the door. ^ Add or remove the piece of laundry.
  • Page 23: Locking The Washer

    Electronic program lock Washer in use The program lock prevents the washer from being opened or the program, temperature or spin speed from being changed during a wash program. To activate the program lock ^ Once the wash program has started, hold the "Start / Stop T"...
  • Page 24: Washer Care

    Washer care Before cleaning the appliance, disconnect the power supply by unplugging the unit or manually tripping the circuit breaker. Cleaning the washer ^ Clean the exterior of the washer with a mild solution of non-abrasive detergent or soap and water. Wipe dry with a soft cloth.
  • Page 25: Cleaning The Detergent Drawer

    Cleaning the detergent drawer Detergent residue should be cleaned out regularly. ^ Pull the detergent drawer out as far as it will go. Press down on the red release lever and pull the drawer out of the machine. ^ Clean the detergent drawer with warm water.
  • Page 26: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filters

    Washer care Cleaning the water inlet filters The washer has two water inlet filters to protect each inlet valve. These filters should be checked and cleaned if necessary every 6 months. This may need to be done more frequently with some water supplies.
  • Page 27: Clean The Drain Pump

    Clean the drain pump Occasionally, small objects (buttons, coins, etc.) may become trapped in the lint trap. If the machine does not drain completely, the lint trap should be checked to ensure that it is free of foreign objects. ^ Open the detergent dispenser drawer.
  • Page 28: Changing The Light Bulb

    Washer care Changing the light bulb A burnt out light bulb will not affect the performance of the washer. ^ Remove the tool from behind the detergent dispenser drawer. ^ Turn the washer on and open the door. ^ Disconnect the power supply to the work area by unplugging the unit, tripping the circuit breaker or removing the fuse.
  • Page 29: Quick Guide

    Quick Guide Remove this guide for easy reference Please read all instructions, especially the "Important Safety Instructions", before using the washer.
  • Page 30 Quick Guide 1. Sort the laundry. ^ Empty all pockets. ^ Sort the laundry by fabric and color. ^ Pretreat stains. 2. Load the laundry ^ Turn on the washer using the "On / Off" button. ^ Open the drum door by using the "Door"...
  • Page 31 5. Select the temperature and spin speed ^ Press the "TEMP" and "SPIN" buttons until the indicator of the desired value lights. 6. Add detergent ^ Place the recommended amount of detergent into the main wash compartment j. If "Heavy Soil" is selected, add of the total amount of detergent to the i compartment.
  • Page 32 Quick Guide Program guide Normal Options: Extended, Heavy Soil, Soak, Sensitive Temperatures: Hot 8 , Very Warm E , Warm 7 , Cold 6 , No Heat e Spin speeds: Max, High Items: For a quick load of colorfast items. Wrinkle-free Options: Extended, Heavy Soil, Soak, Sensitive...
  • Page 33: Frequently Asked Questions

    Repairs to electrical appliances must only be carried out by a qualified and trained person in accordance with local and national safety regulations. Repairs and other work by unqualified persons could be dangerous. The manufacturer cannot be held responsible for unauthorized work. The following section will help you avoid placing a service call by identifying issues you may encounter while operating the machine: A wash program cannot be started...
  • Page 34: The Program Was Interrupted And A Fault Message Appears

    Frequently asked questions The program was interrupted and a fault message appears. Issue The buzzer sounds, and the "Drain" indicator flashes. "- - -". appears in the display. The buzzer sounds, and the "Intake" indicator flashes. "- - -". appears in the display.
  • Page 35: General Issues With The Washer

    General issues with the washer Issue The "Oversudsing" indicator lights. The "Main wash" indicator flashes. The washer shakes during the spin cycle. There are unusual sounds coming from the drain pump. A large amount of detergent residue remains in the dispenser drawer.
  • Page 36: Poor Wash Results

    Frequently asked questions Poor wash results Issue The wash does not Liquid detergents do not come clean with contain bleaching liquid detergent. agents. Fruit, coffee and tea stains cannot be effectively removed. Laundry has a gray, An inadequate amount sticky residue. of detergent was used to dissolve greasy deposits in heavily soiled laundry...
  • Page 37: The Door Will Not Open When The "Door" Button Is Pressed

    The door will not open when the "Door" button is pressed. Possible cause The washer has no power. The washer is not turned on. The program lock is activated. The Child Lock function is activated. Power failure The door was not properly closed.
  • Page 38: Opening The Door During A Power Failure Or When The Drain Is Blocked

    Frequently asked questions Opening the door during a power failure or when the drain is blocked ^ Turn off the appliance with the "On / Off" button. Draining the wash water If the main drain hose is clogged, water will be retained in the machine (max. 6.5 gal [25 l]).
  • Page 39 Opening the drum door Always make sure the drum is stationary before reaching in to remove laundry. A moving drum is extremely dangerous. Frequently asked questions Door hinges on the right side ^ Insert a screwdriver into the notch of the left opening and pull downwards.
  • Page 40: Technical Service

    Technical Service Repairs In the event of a fault which you cannot fix yourself, please contact the service number on the back of this manual. When contacting the Technical Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. Both can be found on the data plate visible above the front glass on the inside of the door.
  • Page 41: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use.
  • Page 42: Help Protect Our Environment

    Help protect our environment Disposal of the packing material The cardboard box and packing materials protect the appliance during shipping. They have been designed to be biodegradable and recyclable. Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags, etc. are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of children, as they pose a danger of suffocation.
  • Page 43: Installation

    Front view a Hot water intake hose b Cold water intake hose c Power cord d - g Drain hose (drain options shown i.e adjustable and removable elbows). h Control panel i Detergent dispenser drawer j Drum door k Access panel to lint trap and drain pump l Access panel for draining and opening the machine in case of...
  • Page 44: Back View

    Installation Back view a Lid excess end with transport grips b Power cord c Shipping struts with rotary protection d Hot water intake hose e Cold water intake hose f Drain hose...
  • Page 45: Installation Site

    Installation site A concrete floor is the most suitable surface for the washer. Concrete floors are less prone to vibration during the spin cycle than wooden floors. Note: – The machine must be leveled and securely positioned. – To avoid vibration while spinning, the machine should not be installed on soft floor coverings.
  • Page 46 Installation ^ Turn the left shipping strut counterclockwise 90° with the enclosed combination wrench. ^ Pull out the shipping strut. ^ Turn the right shipping strut clockwise 90° with the enclosed combination wrench. ^ Pull out the shipping strut.
  • Page 47: Installing The Shipping Struts

    ^ Close the holes with the rotary protectors, making sure to close the caps. ^ Fasten the shipping struts to the rear of the washer. Take care to insert the drill holes correctly, b, into the clamps, a. Do not move the washer without the shipping struts in place.
  • Page 48: Level The Washer

    Installation Level the washer To ensure smooth operation, the washer must be level. Failure to level the machine can result in increased water and energy consumption, loud noises during the spin cycle or "walking" across the floor during use. Adjust the four leveling feet The washer is leveled by adjusting the four feet: ^ Tip the machine slightly and place a...
  • Page 49: Installing The Decor Panel

    Installing the decor panel The door can be fitted with a customized door panel (optional accessory) to match the adjacent cabinets. Decor panel measures : Width 23 " (591 mm) Height 23 " (590 mm) Thick " - " (0.6 - 4 mm) ^ Open the door.
  • Page 50: Shortening The Door Panel

    Installation Shortening the door panel The door panel can be shortened to match the height of the adjacent cabinetry. The measure X equals the space from the bottom of the washer door to the bottom of the adjacent cabinet. ^ Cut the bottom of the door panel with a jigsaw according to X.
  • Page 51: Installation Beneath A Counter

    Installation beneath a counter If a countertop is placed over the washer, at least a " gap must be left between the top of the machine and bottom of the countertop; nothing should be within side of the washing machine. The niche height should be 32 "...
  • Page 52: Washer/ Dryer Stack

    Installation Washer/ Dryer Stack The Miele washing machine can be installed as part of a washer-dryer stack in combination with a Miele tumble dryer. An appropriate "stacking kit*" is required. (* available from your Miele dealer or Miele.) Note: a Safety distance to the wall: minimum "...
  • Page 53: Plumbing

    The washing machine can be connected to a portable water supply. A non-return valve is not needed unless required by building code. The washing machine has ½" (13 mm) pressure hoses with ¾" (19 mm) female hose thread connections. If there is no water hookup, contact a plumber to install a connection.
  • Page 54: Water Connection

    Plumbing Water connection ^ Connect the cold water intake hose (blue mark) to the cold water valve and the hot water intake hose (red mark) to the hot water valve. If the machine is being connected only to a cold water supply, both the hot and cold water intake hoses must be attached to the cold water valve through the use of a Y adapter...
  • Page 55: Drainage

    Drainage The 5 foot (1.5 m) drain hose may be connected as follows: 1. Directly into a sink: hook the hose over the edge of the sink and secure it firmly (e.g. by tying the hose to the water faucet). 2.
  • Page 56: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded. In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric current. This appliance is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug.
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