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Detergent; Adding Detergent - Siemens SN 56M531 Instructions For Use And Safety

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You can use tablets as well as powder
or liquid detergents for dishwashers,
but never use washing up liquid. Tablets
contain not only detergent but also
rinse-aid and salt (3in1) and, depending
on the combination (4in1, 5in1, etc.),
additional components such as glass
protection or stainless steel cleaner.
If tablets contain rinse-aid and salt, it is
usually not necessary to add additional
rinse-aid and salt up to a specific degree
of hardness. If the degree of hardness is
higher and if using solo detergents
(powder or liquid detergents or tablets
without rinse-aid and salt) rinse-aid and
salt must be added. The appliance doses
these automatically according to the
preset values for water hardness and
amount of rinse-aid.
As soon as combined detergent
products are used, the rinse
programme is adjusted automatically
to ensure the best possible rinsing and
drying result.
Follow the instructions for use or the
instructions on the detergent packaging
to ensure that rinse-aid and salt are used
If you have further questions, we recom-
mend that you contact the detergent
manufacturers' helpline.
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Detergent dispenser
with dosing aid
The graduated detergent dispenser
helps you add the correct amount of
powder or liquid detergent:
lower line:
middle line:

Adding detergent

Pour detergent into the dispenser
(insert tablet flat, not on its edge).
Dosage: see manufacturer's
instructions on the packaging.
Close the cover on the detergent
dispenser by sliding it up until the lock
engages without difficulty.
The detergent dispenser opens
automatically at the optimum time
depending on the programme.
The powder or liquid detergent
is distributed in the appliance and
is dissolved, the tablet falls into the
tablet collecting tray where it dissolves
in doses.
If the utensils are only lightly soiled,
slightly less than the indicated amount
of detergent is usually adequate.
15 ml
25 ml
50 ml


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