Instructions for use
GB Unpacking and levelling, 14
Electric and water connections, 14-15
English The first wash cycle, 15
Technical details, 15
Washing machine description, 16
Control panel, 16
How to open and shut the drum, 16
Starting and Programmes, 17
Briefly: how to start a programme, 17
Programme table, 17
Setting the temperature, 18
Detergents and laundry, 19
Detergent dispenser, 19
Preparing your laundry, 19
Special items, 19
Precautions and advice, 20
General safety, 20
Saving energy and respecting the environment, 20
Care and maintenance, 21
Cutting off the water or electricity supply, 21
Cleaning your appliance, 21
Caring for your appliance door and drum, 21
Cleaning the pump, 21
Checking the water inlet hose, 21
Cleaning the detergent dispenser, 21
Before calling for Assistance, 23
Keep this instruction manual in a safe place for figure); the angle of inclination, measured
GB according to the worktop, must not exceed 2°.
future reference. Should the appliance be sold,
transferred or moved, make sure the instruction Levelling your appliance correctly will provide it with
manual accompanies the washing machine to inform stability and avoid any vibrations, noise and shifting
the new owner as to its operation and features. during operation. If it is placed on a fitted or loose
carpet, adjust the feet in such a way as to allow
Read these instructions carefully: they contain vital enough room for ventilation beneath the washing
information on installation, use and safety. machine.
Unpacking and levelling
Electric and water connections
Connecting the water inlet hose
1. Unpack the washing
machine. 1. Insert seal A into
the end of the inlet
2. Check whether the hose and screw the
washing machine has latter onto a cold
been damaged during water tap with a 3/4
transport. If this is the A gas threaded mouth
case, do not install it (see figure).
and contact your Before making the
retailer. connection, allow the
water to run freely
3. Remove the four
until it is perfectly
protective screws and
the rubber washer with
the respective spacer, 2. Connect the other
situated on the rear of end of the water inlet
the appliance (see hose to the washing
4. Seal the gaps using the plastic plugs provided. screwing it onto the
appliance's cold water
5. Keep all the parts: you will need them again if the
inlet, situated on the top
washing machine needs to be moved to another right-hand side on the
location. rear of the appliance
Warning: should the screws be re-used, make sure
you fasten the shorter ones at the top. 3. Make sure there are no kinks or bends in the
Packaging materials are not children's toys.
Levelling The water pressure at the tap must be within the
values indicated in the Technical details table
Your machine may make a considerable amount of noise if (on the next page).
the two front feet have not been adjusted correctly. If the water inlet hose is not long enough,
1. Install the washing contact a specialist store or an authorised
machine on a flat sturdy serviceman.
floor, without resting it
up against walls,
furniture cabinets or
2. If the floor is not
perfectly level, compen-
sate for any
tightening or loosening the adjustable front feet (see
Connecting the drain hose
Connect the drain hose, Do not use extensions or multiple sockets.
without bending it, to a
draining duct or a wall The power supply cable must never be bent or
drain situated between dangerously compressed.
65 and 100 cm from
65 - 100 cm the floor; The power supply cable must only be replaced by
an authorised serviceman.
Warning! The company denies all liability if and when
these norms are not respected.
The first wash cycle
alternatively, place it
over the edge of a Once the appliance has been installed, and before
basin, sink or tub, you use it for the first time, run a wash cycle with
fastening the duct
detergent and no laundry, setting the 90°C
supplied to the tap (see programme without a pre-wash cycle.
figure). The free end of
the hose should not be
We advise against the use of hose extensions; in
case of absolute need, the extension must have the
same diameter as the original hose and must not Technical details
exceed 150 cm in length.
M odel W IT 6 1
4 0 cm w ide
Before plugging the appliance into the mains Dim ensions 8 5 cm h ig h
socket, make sure that: 6 0 cm deep
the socket is earthed and in compliance with the Capacity from 1 to 5 kg
Electric vo ltage 22 0 /2 3 0 Volts 5 0 Hz
connections max imu m abs o rbed pow er 1 85 0 W
the socket is able to sustain the appliance's
maximum power load indicated in the Technical Water
maximu m pres s u re 1 MPa (1 0 bar)
details table (on the right); min imu m pres s u re 0.0 5 M Pa (0.5 bar)
dru m capacity 4 2 litres
the supply voltage is included within the values i Spin speed u p to 60 0 rpm
ndicated on the Technical details table
(on the right); Control
program m es pro g ramme 3 ; temperatu re 6 0°C;
according to ru n w ith a lo ad o f 5 kg.
the socket is compatible with the washing IEC456 directive
machine's plug. If this is not the case, replace
the socket or the plug. T h is applian ce is co mplian t w ith th e
follo w in g Eu ro pean Comm u n ity
The washing machine should not be installed in an D irectives :
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outdoor environment, not even when the area is
Vo ltage) an d s u bs equ en t am en dmen ts
sheltered, because it may be very dangerous to - 8 9/3 36 /CEE o f 0 3 /05 /89
leave it exposed to rain and thunderstorms. (Electromagn etic Co mpatibility) an d
s u bs equ en t amen dmen ts
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When the washing machine is installed, the mains
socket must be within easy reach.
Washing machine description
Control panel ON-OFF ON-OFF
GB Button Led
Detergent dispenser: to add detergent and fabric ON/OFF button, to turn the washing machine on
softener (see page 19). and off.
ON/OFF led, to find out whether the washing
FUNCTION buttons: to select the functions available
machine is on.
(see page 18).
TEMPERATURE knob: to set the temperature or the to select the wash programmes.
cold wash cycle (see page 18). Remember that this dial should be turned in a
clockwise direction and only when the machine is off.
How to open and to shut the drum
A) Opening (Fig. 1).
Lift the external lid and open it completely.
B) Then open the drum using both hands as
shown in Fig. 2:
- press the button indicated by the arrow in Fig. 2
lightly downwards, with one hand firmly resting on
the doors to prevent them from suddenly opening
and hurting your fingers;
- therefore follow the appliance doors along as these
unhook and open easily.
Fig. 1 Fig. 2
C) Loading the washing machine. (Fig. 3).
D) Shutting (Fig. 4).
- close the drum fully by first shutting the front door
followed by the rear one;
- then ensure the hooks on the front door are perfectly
housed within the seat of the rear door;
- after the hooks have clicked into position, press both
doors lightly downwards to make sure they do not
- finally shut the external lid.
Fig. 3 Fig. 4