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Operating instructions
WT 2789 i
en - GB
To avoid the risk of accidents
or damage to the machine
it is essential to read
these instructions before it is
installed and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 09 442 240


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    Operating instructions Washer-dryer WT 2789 i en - GB To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. M.-Nr. 09 442 240...

  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing material Disposal of your old machine The packaging is designed to protect Electrical and electronic machines the washing machine from damage often contain valuable materials. They during transportation. The packaging also contain materials which, if handled materials used are selected from or disposed of incorrectly, could be materials which are environmentally...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ......... . 2 Warning and Safety instructions .

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    Contents Extra options ........... . . 39 Low temperature.

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    The Miele water protection system ........

  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    If using dry cleaning kits, do so at your own risk, and follow the instructions provided on the packaging. Any other applications could be dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or...

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    Warning and Safety instructions The washer-dryer is not intended for outdoor use. The washer-dryer can only be used by people with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, if they are supervised whilst using it, or have been shown how to use it safely and recognise and understand the consequences of incorrect operation.

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    It is essential that this standard safety requirement is met. If in any doubt, please have the household wiring system tested by a qualified electrician. Miele cannot be held liable for the consequences of an inadequate earthing system (e.g.

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    1000 kPa. Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele original spare parts. Only when these parts are fitted can Miele guarantee safety standards of the machine. If the electrical connection cable is faulty it must only be replaced by a Miele approved service technician to protect the user from danger.

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    If, however, you do wish to descale the machine only use proprietary non-corrosive descaling agents and strictly observe the instructions on the packaging. A special descaling agent is available to order from Miele. Follow the instructions for use on the packaging carefully.

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    Warning and Safety instructions To prevent the risk of fire, the following must not be dried in this washer-dryer: – items which have not been washed. – items, such as workwear, which have not been thoroughly cleaned and which are still soiled with grease, oil or other deposits (such as cosmetics, lotions etc).

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    Warning and Safety instructions In many programmes, the heating phase is followed by a cooling down phase to ensure that the items are not too hot to handle when you remove them (this also avoids the danger of the laundry self-igniting).

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    Miele. Using spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers will invalidate the guarantee, and Miele cannot accept liability. If installing the machine on a Miele plinth, (available as an optional accessory), please make sure you order the right one for this washer-dryer.

  • Page 14: Guide To The Machine

    + button For selecting delay start. – Drying d PC / Optical interface – Washing and Drying. This is used by Miele service i K button technicians during servicing work for For switching the washer-dryer on testing purposes. and off.

  • Page 15: Display

    Guide to the machine Display This washer-dryer can be used: – to wash separately Maximum load (depending on programme) 5.5 kg; – to dry separately Maximum load (depending on programme) 3.0 kg; The display is operated using the X, OK and Y buttons. The value or option –...

  • Page 16: Before Using For The First Time

    If the machine is being switched on for bars. the first time, the Miele Willkommen welcome screen will appear. Reminder to remove transport bars The welcome screen will not appear...

  • Page 17: Calibrating The Load Size Sensor To Zero

    Before using for the first time Running your first programme Your washer-dryer is now ready for the first programme to be run. ^ Turn the programme selector to Cottons. ^ Press the Start/Stop button. ^ At the end of the programme switch the machine off.

  • Page 18: Washing And Drying Environmentally And Economically

    Washing and drying environmentally and economically Energy and water consumption Detergent – Water consumption and energy – Do not exceed the amounts of usage are determined by the size of detergent recommended by the the load. manufacturer on the packaging. To make the most out of your –...

  • Page 19: Washing

    WASHING Short instructions Do not use solvent-based The headings numbered A, B, C, . . . cleaning agents in this machine. show the operating sequence and can be used as brief instructions. ^ Sort the laundry by colour and by care label.

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    WASHING B Switch the machine on confirm your selection by pressing the OK button. The interior drum lighting will come on. ^ Press the Washing/Drying button The drum lighting will go out repeatedly until only the Washing automatically after five minutes. Press indicator light is lit up.

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    WASHING D Select Extra option(s) The Low temperature option is only available for a drying programme. E Load the drum ^ Press the Door button to open the drum door. The load size indicator display will appear. Load ^ Press the appropriate button to select <...

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    WASHING F Add detergent – A burden to the environment. The detergent dispenser display will now appear. Detergent 100% The percentage shown relates to the amount of detergent recommended by the manufacturer on the packaging. Add slightly less than half the ^ Pull out the detergent drawer and recommended amount .

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    WASHING G Select Delay start Check that all items have been If required. Please refer to "Delay start" removed from the drum. Items left in for more information. the drum could discolour other items H Start the programme in the next wash or become discoloured themselves.

  • Page 24: Extra Options

    WASHING Extra options Further extras ^ Press the Further extras button. You can use the Extra option buttons to augment the wash programmes. Select the Further extras you want. Short Press the Further extras button again to come out of the Extras menu. For light to nomal soiling with no visible staining.

  • Page 25: Extra Rinse

    WASHING Adding or removing laundry Extra rinse after a programme has started This extra option introduces an extra rinse. ^ Press the Door button to open the drum door. Pre-wash ^ Add or remove items. For laundry with large amounts of dirt ^ Close the drum door.

  • Page 26: Final Spin Speed

    WASHING Final spin speed To omit the final spin (Rinse hold) ^ Select the Rinse hold Extra. Programme Cottons 1600 – To start the final spin: Minimum iron 1200 The machine will display the Denim previously set spin speed. You can Woollens 1200 change this to a different spin speed...

  • Page 27: Programme Chart

    WASHING Programme chart Cottons 9ö8E76* cold to 95°C Max. load 5.5 kg Suitable for Cotton, linen or cotton mix fabrics, e.g. T-shirts, underwear, table linen. Extra options Short, Water plus, Stains, Extra quiet, Extra rinse, Pre-wash, Soak, Rinse hold Note for test institutes: Short programme: 3 kg load and Short extra option Minimum iron 43218E76* cold to 60°C Max.

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    WASHING Automatic plus cold to 40°C Max. load 4.5 kg Suitable for Mixed loads of garments suitable for the Cottons and Minimum iron programmes. Sort according to colour. Note The wash parameters are adjusted automatically in this programme to ensure the best possible care and wash results for each item.

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    WASHING Outerwear cold to 40°C Max. load 2.0 kg ® Suitable for Outerwear made from membrane fabrics such as Gore-Tex ® ® SYMPATEX , WINDSTOPPER etc. Note – Zip up jackets before washing. – Do not use fabric conditioner. Extra options Short, Water plus, Stains, Extra quiet, Extra rinse, Pre-wash, Soak, Rinse hold Proofing 40°C...

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    WASHING Silks / cold to 30°C Max. load 1.0 kg Suitable for Silks and other handwashable fabrics with no wool content Note Place socks, tights, bras etc. in a washing bag. Extras Water plus, Extra rinse, Rinse hold Pillows cold to 95°C 2 pillows (40x80 cm) or 1 pillow (80x80 cm) Suitable for Washable pillows with feather, down or synthetic fillings.

  • Page 31: Programme Sequence

    WASHING Programme sequence Main wash Rinses Spin Water Wash Water Rinses Interim Final spin level rhythm level spin 1)2) Cottons Minimum iron Denim – Woollens Express 20 Shirts – Automatic plus Dark garments Delicates – Sportswear Trainers – Outerwear Proofing –...

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    WASHING d = Low water level Special features in the programme sequences: ( = Medium water level Anti-crease: e = High water level At the end of the programme, the drum a = Intensive rhythm continues to turn at intervals for up to b = Normal rhythm 30 minutes to help prevent creasing.

  • Page 33: Detergent

    Do not use proofing agents which contain paraffin. Add proofing agents to the fabric conditioner compartment §. Use powder detergent Specialist detergent: This detergent is designed specifically for the wash programme or type of fabric, (see the Miele CareCollection detergents and conditioning products in "Optional accessories").

  • Page 34: Water Softeners

    See "Optional accessories" at the end of this booklet for details of Miele 1. Detergent branded care products, including 2. Water softeners detergents and fabric conditioner.

  • Page 35: Fabric Conditioner And Liquid Starch

    WASHING Fabric conditioner and liquid starch Do not use powder starch Fabric conditioners make garments soft formulations or viscous liquid starch to handle and help prevent static cling in the § compartment as it will clog when tumble drying. up. See below. Starch stiffens and gives body to items of laundry, e.g.

  • Page 36: Drying

    DRYING Separate drying – Starched laundry can be dried in the tumble dryer. To achieve the usual The separate drying programme finish, double the amount of starch must be used if the load in the wash should be used. programme is greater than the –...

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    DRYING B Switch the washer-dryer on The Washing indicator light must not C Select a programme be lit as well as this would mean that the relevant washing programme would begin before the drying process. Cottons Normal 1600 rpm 1:28 Duration: ^ Use the X or Y button to alter the drying level.

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    DRYING D Load the drum will count down by the minute in the display. ^ Open the drum door. The programme sequence and the ^ Load the laundry loosely into the drying level reached will also be shown drum. in the display. G End of the programme - unload the See the drying programme chart for drum...

  • Page 39: Extra Options

    DRYING Extra options Extra quiet If you want to use your machine to dry Low temperature laundry during quiet periods, you can reduce the noise level. The temperature is reduced during the drying programme. – The buzzer will not sound. –...

  • Page 40: Adding Or Removing Laundry After A Programme Has Started

    DRYING Adding or removing laundry after a programme has started ^ Press the Door button to open the drum door. Do not touch the metal cap located on the inside of the door glass or the back of the drum when adding or removing items.

  • Page 41: Programme Chart

    DRYING Programme chart Cottons Max. load 3.0 kg* Extra dry, Normal+, Normal** Suitable for Single and multi-layered cotton items such as T-shirts, underwear, towelling, flannelette bed linen. Note Do not use Extra dry for loopknit fabric as this has a tendency to shrink.

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    DRYING Express 20 Max. load 3.0 kg* Extra dry, Normal+, Normal, Hand iron r, Hand iron rr, Machine iron, Smoothing+ , Timed drying Suitable for Fabrics which can tolerate high temperatures and which can be dried using the Cottons programme. Note If washing and drying in one operation the programme duration will be particularly short with the Express 20 programme.

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    DRYING Smoothing Max. load 3.0 kg* Suitable for Cotton and linen fabric. Minimum iron items made of mixed fibre, cotton or synthetic fabric Note – Garments are dampened before the programme starts to help reduce creasing. – They are not completely dried in this programme to make them easier to iron.

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    DRYING Sportswear Max. load 2.0 kg* Normal+, Normal, Hand iron r, Smoothing+ , Timed drying Suitable for Sportswear that is suitable for tumble drying Extras Thermospin, Extra quiet Trainers Max. 2 pairs of shoes Timed drying Suitable for Trainers, specified as machine-washable by the manufacturer. Note –...

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    DRYING Hygiene Max. load 3.0 kg* Normal Suitable for Cotton and linen fabric which is in direct contact with the skin, e.g. underwear, nappies, towelling, bed linen, pillow and mattress covers. Important Because the temperature is held for longer the laundry will feel drier. Extras Thermospin, Extra quiet First wash...

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    DRYING Smoothing+: Garments are dampened before the programme starts to help reduce creasing. Textiles are not completely dried in this programme to make them easier to iron. The drying temperature is determined by the programme being used. Timed drying: Timed dring is particularly suitable for small loads and for drying individual items.

  • Page 47: Washing And Drying

    WASHING AND DRYING Washing and drying in a To avoid the laundry forming a ring continuous sequence against the drum at the end of the washing programme, the spin speed Where the amount of laundry to be is limited to a maximum of 1200 rpm washed and dried in one programme when washing and drying in a does not exceed the maximum...

  • Page 48: After Each Washing Or Drying Programme

    WASHING AND DRYING D Load the drum After each washing or drying programme ^ Open the drum door and load the laundry loosely in the drum. ^ Open the drum door fully. Follow the load size indicator and do Caution, the metal cap located not overload.

  • Page 49: Rinse Out Fluff Programme

    Rinse out fluff programme The fluff which occurs during drying can collect in the drum and also in the suds container. Run the Rinse out fluff programme before the machine is used again so that fluff cannot be deposited on the next load (e.g. fluff from dark garments being deposited on lighter coloured items) or cause a blockage.

  • Page 50: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence To cancel a programme Interrupting a programme ^ Switch the machine off using the You can cancel a programme at any K button. time after it has started. ^ Press the Start/Stop button and To continue with the same programme: select Cancel programme or turn the ^ Switch the machine back on again programme selector to Stop.

  • Page 51: Safety Lock

    Changing the programme sequence Changing the spin speed Safety lock You can change the spin speed up until The safety lock prevents the machine the final spin begins. from being opened or the You can change the thermospin speed programme cancelled during a up until the thermospin begins.

  • Page 52: Delay Start

    Delay start With delay start you can choose when To begin Delay start you want the programme to end. The ^ Press the Start/Stop button. start of a programme can be delayed from 30 minutes up to a maximum of 24 Altering Delay start hours.

  • Page 53: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the machine Cleaning the porthole glass ^ From time to time you should also Disconnect the machine from the clean ... electricity supply by switching off at the wall socket and withdrawing the – the door glass on the inside using a plug before any cleaning and mild detergent or soap and water.

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    Cleaning and care Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer housing ^ Clean the siphon. 1. Remove the siphon from ^ Use a bottle brush to remove compartment § and rinse under hot detergent residues and limescale running water. Clean the siphon tube from the jets inside the detergent in the same way.

  • Page 55: Cleaning The Filter In The Water Inlet

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the filter in the water Never forget to put the filter back in inlet place after cleaning. The machine has a filter to protect the water inlet valve. The accessible filter in the union in the open end of the inlet hose should be checked every six months, or more often if there are frequent interruptions...

  • Page 56: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide With the help of the following notes, minor faults in the performance of this machine, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be put right without contacting the Service Department. Repair work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by a suitably qualified person in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations.

  • Page 57: A Fault Message Appears In The Display

    Miele Service Dept. Waterproof system The water protection – Close the stopcock. activated system has reacted. – Contact the Miele Service Close the stopcock Department. Technical fault There is a fault. Start the programme again. Call Service.

  • Page 58: Problems With The Load Size Indicator

    Problem solving guide Problems with the load size indicator Problem Possible cause Remedy The display indicates Laundry was left in To recalibrate the sensor to the a load of <25% or no the drum when the zero setting: load size is indicated machine was –...

  • Page 59: General Problems

    Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy The machine feet are Level the machine (see The machine shakes during the spin cycle. not level. "Installation and connection"). The pump makes strange This is not a fault. These noises occur at the end of a noises.

  • Page 60: An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    Problem solving guide An unsatisfactory wash result Problem Possible cause Remedy Liquid detergents – Use a general purpose Liquid detergent does not give the usually contain no detergent containing a required result. bleaching agents. They bleaching agent. do not remove fruit, –...

  • Page 61: An Unsatisfactory Drying Result

    Problem solving guide An unsatisfactory drying result Problem Possible cause Remedy The load was too small for In future dry small loads in a The laundry is still damp after a the electronics to assess timed drying programme. drying cycle. the residual moisture correctly.

  • Page 62: The Drum Door Cannot Be Opened By Pressing The Door Button

    Problem solving guide The drum door cannot be opened by pressing the Door button Problem Remedy Insert the plug in the socket and switch on and / or The machine is not switch the machine on with the K button. connected to the electricity supply and / or is not switched on.

  • Page 63: Opening The Drum Door In The Event Of A Blocked Drain Outlet And/or Power Failure

    Problem solving guide Opening the drum door in the event of a blocked drain outlet and/or power failure ^ Switch the machine off. Drain the machine If the drain outlet is blocked, (up to 25 litres) of water will be retained in the machine.

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    Problem solving guide Cleaning the drain filter ^ Unscrew the drain filter completely and then clean it thoroughly. ^ Remove the lever behind the detergent drawer fascia panel. The drain filter access flap is visible when the drum door is open. ^ Check that the impeller can turn easily.

  • Page 65: After Sales Service

    Optional spare parts and accessories contact: for this washing machine are available – your Miele dealer, or from your Miele Dealer, the Miele Spare Parts Department or via the internet at – Miele (Contact details for Miele are given at the end of this booklet).

  • Page 66: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Front view a Inlet hose (with flexible, waterproof f Spacer bars metallic outer sleeve) g Drum door b Electricity supply cable h Access to drain filter and drain pump c Flexible drain hose with flexible (with i Access to the emergency door detachable swivel elbow) release and drainage d Control panel...

  • Page 67: Rear View

    Installation and connection Rear view a Electricity supply cable c Inlet hose (with flexible, waterproof metallic outer sleeve) b Transit bar covers d Drain hose...

  • Page 68: Installation Surface

    1. Use a screwdriver to prise out the using retaining clips (available from cover as illustrated. the Miele Spare Parts Dept). Otherwise there is the danger of the 2. Pull the cover forwards to remove. machine moving about.

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    Installation and connection ^ Using the spanner supplied turn the ^ Turn the right-hand transit bar 90°, left-hand transit bar 90°, then then ^ withdraw the transit bar. ^ withdraw the transit bar.

  • Page 70: Levelling The Machine

    Installation and connection Levelling the machine To avoid the risk of injury the The machine must stand perfectly level holes for the transit bars must be on all four feet to ensure safe and covered after the transit bars have proper operation.

  • Page 71: Building Under A Continous Worktop / In A Kitchen Run

    Installation and connection Building under a continous worktop / in a kitchen run – The slides* can be used to protect the floor from damage when the machine is pushed into position or N = Niche height (820-930 mm) taken out for servicing. This machine is specially designed for –...

  • Page 72: Matching The Fascia Panel To The Height Of Adjacent Drawer Fronts

    Installation and connection Matching the fascia panel to Removing the spacer bars the height of adjacent drawer All the spacer bars can be removed if fronts the upper edge of the front panel needs to be flush with the upper edge of the Spacer bars machine front directly underneath the fascia panel.

  • Page 73: Fitting The Front Panel

    ^ Hold the front panel in the correct position in front of the machine door. If fitted in a Miele kitchen, the door panel can be ordered pre-drilled with the necessary fixing holes.

  • Page 74: Fitting A Door Front Panel Made By Another Manufacturer

    Installation and connection B Mark the two hinge holes and the Fitting a door front panel made four smaller holes as shown in the by another manufacturer diagram. Preparing the front panel – front panel shown decor side face A Measure distance X for drilling the down, upper edge at the bottom: hinge holes.

  • Page 75: Fitting A Plinth Facing

    Installation and connection E Shorten the front panel from the Plinth facing dimensions bottom to height H. Length: 592-596 mm Thickness: 8 mm Preparing the fixing points F Hold the pre-drilled front panel in the Height (H): The plinth facing height correct position in front of the must be calculated after aligning the height of the machine with the screw...

  • Page 76: The Miele Water Protection System

    – Overflow protection system This prevents the maching taking in too much water. If the water level The Miele water protection system exceeds a certain level, the drain protects machine from water damage. pump switches in and pumps the The system consists of three main excess water away.

  • Page 77: Connection To The Water Supply

    This machine is not suitable for connection to a hot water supply. Maintenance and care Only use a genuine Miele hose which is pressure tested to 14,000 kPa should you ever need a replacement or extension.

  • Page 78: Connection To The Drainage System

    * For a delivery head of more than 1 m (up to a max. of 1.8 m) a second duo-drain pump is available with the corresponding kit from the Miele Spare Parts Department or your Miele Dealer. Drain hose connection: 1.

  • Page 79: Electrical Connection U.k

    Installation and connection Electrical connection U.K. Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 All electrical work should be carried out The fuse cover must be refitted when by a suitably qualified and competent changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover person, in strict accordance with is lost, the plug must not be used until a current national and local safety suitable replacement is obtained.

  • Page 80: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Load Consumption data Energy Water Duration in kWh in litres Short Normal Washing Cottons 95°C 5.5 kg 1.75 2 h 19 min 60°C 5.5 kg 0.85 2 h 39 min 60°C 3.0 kg 0.63 1 h 29 min 40°C 5.5 kg 0.65...

  • Page 81: Technical Data

    Technical data Height for building under 820 mm Width 595 mm Depth 575 mm Depth with door open 1180 mm Weight 100 kg Capacity - Washing 5.5 kg dry laundry Capacity - Drying 3.0 kg dry laundry Voltage see data plate Connected load see data plate Fuse rating (UK)

  • Page 82: Settings Menu

    Settings menu Language J The Settings menu is used to alter the machine's electronics to suit The display can be set to appear in changing requirements. one of several different languages. Settings can be altered at any time. You can select one of the languages displayed via the Language sub-menu.

  • Page 83: Time

    Settings menu Time Standby display Select either a 24 hour or 12 hour clock, To save energy, the display goes out and then set the current time of day. and the indicator light for the Start/ Stop button starts flashing slowly. Clock format The display will always go out, ^ Use the X or Y buttons to select the...

  • Page 84: Lock Code

    Settings menu ^ Once the machine is switched off, it Lock code can only be used again if the lock The code prevents the machine code is entered. being used without your knowledge. The lock will now be activated when the machine is switched off.

  • Page 85: Longer Pre-wash Cottons

    Settings menu Longer pre-wash Cottons Suds cooling The pre-wash duration can be When this is activated, additional extended in the Cottons programme. water flows into the drum at the end of the main wash to cool the suds If you require a longer pre-wash, an down.

  • Page 86: Drying Levels

    Settings menu Drying levels Anti-crease The drying levels in the Cottons and Anti-crease helps prevent creasing Minimum iron programmes can be if laundry is not normally removed altered. immediately after the end of a programme. Select the required setting and then determine whether laundry should be When the washing function is selected damper or drier after drying.

  • Page 87: Optional Accessories

    This special purpose detergent All the products can also be ordered contains a mild tenside and has been from Miele. See end of this booklet for specially formulated to keep down-filled contact details. items supple and to give them bounce.

  • Page 88

    Fabric conditioner This liquid detergent is particularly suitable for cleaning coloured and dark The Miele fabric conditioner will give your laundry a fresh, natural fragrance. garments. The special formulation offers effective stain removal, even at It makes garments soft to handle and...

  • Page 92

    Dubai Tel: (01) 461 07 10, Fax: (01) 461 07 97 Tel: +971-4-341 84 44 E-Mail:, Internet: Fax: +971-4-341 88 52 Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG E-Mail: Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany Internet: Alteration rights reserved/1815...

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