In order to rinse dishes and glasses
satisfactorily, the dishwasher requires soft
water, i.e. containing little or no lime,
otherwise water stains will be left behind
on crockery and glasses, etc.
If the tap water exceeds a certain level of
hardness, it must be softened, i.e.
decalcified, so that it can be used in the
This is achieved by adding a special salt
to the water softener inside the
The water softener, that is the required
amount of salt, is set up according to how
hard the tap water is.
Setting up the water softener
Determine the level of hardness of your
tap water. Your local water company or
service agent can help you with this.
Identify setting from the following water
Water hardness table
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Hold down programme button B and
switch on the
release both buttons.
The LED for button B flashes and the
digital display displays the factory
To change the setting,
press programme button B .
Each time the button is pressed, the set
value increases by 1; after
setting goes back to
Switch off the main switch
The chosen setting has now been
Approx. 4 litres of water are required for
regenerating the water softening system.
The overall water consumption per load
can therefore be increased by between 0
and a maximum of 4 litres according to the
water hardness setting.
main switch, then