Safety instructions Warning Delivery For safety reasons, if the appliance is not Immediately check the packaging and fitted in a recess, thereby making a side dishwasher for any damage which may wall accessible, the door hinge area have been caused in transit. Do not use should be covered at the side.
Children in the household Disposal Make redundant appliances unusable If fitted, use the childproof lock. An to prevent subsequent accidents. exact description can be found in the back of the envelope. Dispose of the appliance in an environmentally friendly manner. Do not allow children to play with or operate the appliance.
Getting to know your appliance Diagrams of the control panel and the interior of the appliance can be found in the envelope at the front. Individual positions are referred to in the text. Control panel Main switch Door handle You will need to purchase the following before using the Additional options* dishwasher for the first time:...
Water softener To change the setting: Press programme button B . In order to rinse dishes and glasses Each depression of the button satisfactorily, the dishwasher requires soft increases the set value by one (0–3). water, i.e. containing little or no lime, If buttons A , B and C illuminate, otherwise water stains will be left behind the maximum hardness value has been...
Filling the salt dispenser Warning Salt must always be filled before the Do not pour detergent into the container appliance is switched on, so that excess for special salt. This would destroy the salt solution is immediately flushed away water softener. to prevent corrosion.
Adding rinse aid Adjusting the amount of rinse-aid The rinse aid is required for stain-free The amount of rinse-aid added to the utensils and clear glasses. water can be varied by adjusting the Use only rinse aid for domestic stepless control. The rinse-aid control has dishwashers.
Utensils Loading the dishwasher It is not necessary to rinse them off Not suitable under running water. Cutlery and utensils made of wood. When loading the dishwasher, ensure Fragile decorative glasses, that hand-crafted and antique utensils. D all utensils are secure and cannot These decorative items are not fall over.
Pots and pans Shelf * Lower basket * not on all models Lean tall glasses and those with long stems against the shelf – not against other items to be washed. Long items, serving cutlery, salad servers or knives should be placed on the shelf so that they do not obstruct the rotation of the Cutlery spray arms.
Adjusting the height Top basket with side levers of the basket * (Rackmatic) * some models Pull out the top basket. If required, the height of the upper utensils To lower the basket, press in one lever basket can be adjusted to provide more and then the other situated on the left space for tall utensils either in the upper and right of the basket exterior, holding...
Detergent Reduce costs! You can use commercially available liquid If your dishes are only moderately dirty, or powder proprietary detergents for you may be able to use less detergent dishwashers or TABS (do not use than recommended. handwash!). Close the lid on the detergent If phosphate-free detergents are used with compartment.
CAUTION IMPORTANT NOTE ON THE USE OF COMBINED CLEANING PRODUCTS Please note the following when using ”combined cleaning products” which eliminate the need for a rinsing agent or salt, for example: Some products with a built-in rinsing agent are only used to their full effect in certain programmes.
Programme overview This overview lists the max. possible number of programmes. The programmes supplied with your appliance are indicated on the fascia. Type of crockery e.g.china, Non- pots/pans, Mixed delicate cutlery, glasses, etc. Type of food Rinse off if Soups, casseroles, Soups, potatoes, Coffee, cakes, remains...
Washing dishes End of programme The programme has come to an end when the PROGRAMME END indicator Reduce costs! the indicator for the selected programme are both lit up. If only a small number of Apart from this, the end of the programme dishes have been loaded into is indicated by a buzzer.
Programme interruption Additional functions * Carefully open the door, it could happen on some models additional functions that water splashes out of the can be set with the buttons. appliance. Only open completely when the spray arm no longer turns. Washing contents of UPPER If the programme is already in “drying”...
Maintenance and care Filters Waste which is deposited on the filters A regular inspection and maintenance of may result in a blockage. your machine will help to prevent faults. After each washing cycle check the This saves time and prevents problems. filters for residue.
Spray arms Waste water pump * some models Lime and remnants of food in the washing water can block the nozzles in the spray Large food remnants in the rinsing water not retained by the filters may block the arms and the arm waste water pump.
Fault finding ... when the appliance is switched on Resolving minor problems The appliance does not start. yourself The mains fuse has tripped. Experience has shown that you can The appliance plug has not been resolve most problems that arise during inserted.
... with the appliance itself ... during washing Lower spray arm rotates with Unusual amount of foam is created difficulty Normal washing up liquid has Spray arm is blocked by small been poured into the rinse-aid items or food remains. container.
... with the dishes, cutlery, etc. Glasses have a dull appearance Amount of rinse-aid was set too Remnants of food are stuck to the low. dishes, cutlery, etc. Tea stains or traces of lipstick have Dishwasher was not loaded not been completely removed properly.
Customer Service Information Please call your local service agent, if you Notes on comparison tests are not able to resolve any problem You will find details of the conditions for yourself. The name of your nearest service the comparison tests on the additional agent is shown in the Customer Service ”Notes on comparison tests”...
Installation Fresh water connection Using the enclosed parts, connect the The dishwasher must be connected by fresh water connection to the tap a qualified technician to ensure correct according to the installation instructions. operation. The specifications for supply, Ensure that the fresh water connection is drainage and connected load must fulfil not kinked, crushed or twisted.
Removing the appliance Waste disposal It is essential, when removing the Disposal appliance, to observe the following sequence: First, disconnect the appliance Old appliances are not worthless rubbish. from the power supply. Valuable raw materials can be reclaimed Pull out the mains plug. by recycling old appliances.
Disposal of the packaging Warning Please dispose of the packaging material in an environmentally Children could become locked in the friendly manner. appliance (risk of suffocation) or find Keep children away from shipping themselves in other dangerous situations. carton and packaging components. Therefore: Pull out the mains plug, sever Danger of suffocation from folding and dispose of the power cord.
Baking sheet spray head * Large sheets or grilles and plates which have a diameter greater than 30 cm (gourmet plates, pasta plates, dinner plates) can be cleaned with the aid of the spray head. To do this, remove the top basket and insert the spray head as illustrated in the diagram. To ensure that the spray jet can reach all parts, arrange the baking sheets as illustrated (max.
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