AEG 16850 User Manual

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LAVAMAT L 16850

User Manual

Washer-dryer

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Dear Customer

Thank you for choosing one of our high-qualityproducts.

With this appliance you will experience the perfect combination of functional design and cutting edge technology.

Convince yourself that our appliances are engineered to deliver the best performance and control - indeed we are setting the highest standards of excellence.

In addition to this you find environmental and energy saving aspects as an integral part of our products.

To ensure optimal and regular performance of your appliance please read this instruction manual carefully. It will enable you to navigate all processes perfectly and most efficiently. To refer to this manual any time you need to, we recommend you to keep it in a safe place. And please pass it to any future owner of the appliance.

We wish you much joy with your new appliance.

The following symbols are used in this manual:

Important information concerning your personal safety and information on how to avoid damaging the appliance

General information and tips

Environmental information

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Contents

Instruction booklet

6

Safety information

6

Product Description

9

Detergent dispenser drawer

9

Control panel

10

Display

11

First use

13

Personalization

13

Acoustic signal

13

Child safety lock

13

Daily use - Washing

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Load the laundry

14

Measure out the detergent and the fabric softener

14

Select the required programme by turning the programme selector dial

15

Select the Spin speed, RINSE HOLD or NIGHT CYCLE option

15

Selected the desired option

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PREWASH option

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STAIN option

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SENSITIVE option

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DAILY option

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SUPER QUICK option

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Select an additional rinse

17

Select the START/PAUSE

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Select the DELAY START

18

Altering an option or a running programme

19

Interrupting a programme

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Cancelling a programme

19

Opening the door after the programme has started

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At the end of the programme

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Drying

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Select the drying programme by pressing the programme selector dial

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Select the automatic drying

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Select the timed drying

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At the end of the programme

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Automatic washing and drying

22

Washing programmes

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Programme information

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Automatic drying programmes

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Drying time

27

Preparing the wash cycle

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Sorting the laundry

28

Temperatures

28

Before loading the laundry

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Maximum loads

29

Laundry weights

29

Removing stains

29

Detergents and additives

30

Quantity of detergent to be used

31

Degrees of water hardness

31

Preparing the drying cycle

32

Laundry not suitable for drying

32

Drying symbols label

33

Drying cycle duration

33

Additional drying

33

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Care and cleaning

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Descaling

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After each wash

34

External cleaning

34

Maintenance wash

34

Detergent dispenser drawer

34

Washing drum

35

Door seal

35

Drain pump

35

Water inlet filter

37

Frost precautions

38

Emergency emptying out

38

What to do if...

39

Technical Data

42

Consumption value

43

Installation

44

Unpacking

44

Positioning and levelling

46

Water inlet

46

Water-stopdevice

47

Water drainage

47

In the interest of the environnement

49

Electrical connection

49

Permanent connection

50

Enviroment concerns

51

Packaging materials

51

Old machine

51

Ecological hints

51

6 Safety information

Instruction booklet

Safety information

Prior to using for the first time

The safety of AEG/ELECTROLUX appliances complies with the industry standards and with legal requirements on the safety of appliances. However, as manufacturers, we feel it is our duty to provide the following safety notes. You MUST read them carefully before installing or using the appliance.

It is most important that this instruction book should be retained with the appliance for future reference. Should the appliance be sold or transferred to another owner, or should you move house and leave the appliance, always ensure that the book is supplied with the appliance in order that the new owner can get to know the functioning of the appliance and the relevant warnings.

You MUST read them carefully before installing or using the appliance.

Before first starting up, check the machine for any damage incurred during transport. Never connect up a damaged machine. If parts are damaged, contact your supplier.

If the appliance is delivered in the winter months when there are minus temperatures: Store the washer-dryerat room temperature for 24 hours before using for the first time.

General safety

It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to modify this product in any way.

• During high temperature washing and drying programmesprogrammes the door glass may get hot. Do not touch it!

Make sure that small pets do not climb into the drum. To avoid this, please check into the drum before using.

Any objects such as coins, safety pins, nails, screws, stones or any other hard, sharp material can cause extensive damage and must not be placed into the machine.

Only use the advised quantities of fabric softener and detergent. Damage to the fabric can ensue if you over-fill.Refer to the manufacturer’s recommendations of quantities.

Wash small items such as socks, laces, washable belts etc in a washing bag or pillow case as it is possible for such items to slip down between the tub and the inner drum.

Do not use your washer-dryerto wash and dry articles with whalebones, material without hems or torn material.

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Always unplug the appliance and turn off the water supply after use, clean and maintenance.

Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Centre. Always insist on genuine spare parts.

Installation

When unpacking the appliance, check that it is not damaged. If in doubt, do not use it and contact the Service Centre.

All packing and transit bolts must be removed before use. Serious damage can occur to the product and to property if this is not adhered to. See relevant section in the user manual.

After having installed the appliance, check that it is not pressing or standing on its electrical supply cable, inlet hose and drain hose.

If the machine is situated on a carpeted floor, please adjust the feet in order to allow air to circulate freely

Always be sure, that there is no water leakage from hoses and their connections after the installation.

If the appliance is installed in a location subject to frost, please read the “dangers of freezing” chapter.

Any plumbing work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified plumber or competent person.

Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person.

Use

This appliance is designed for domestic use. It must not be used for purposes other than those for which it was designed.

Only wash and dry fabrics which are designed to be machine washed. Follow the instructions on each garment label.

Do not overload the appliance. See the relevant section in the user manual.

Before washing, ensure that all pockets are empty and buttons and zips are fastened. Avoid washing frayed or torn articles and treat stains such as paint, ink, rust, and grass before washing. Underwired bras must NOT be machine washed.

Garments which have been in contact with volatile petroleum products should not be machine washed. If volatile cleaning fluids are used, care should be taken to ensure that the fluid is removed from the garment before placing in the machine.

As some duvets and eiderdowns should be washed/dried in large commercial machines because of their bulk, please check with the manufacturer of the

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item before washing in a domestic machine.

The users should always check that they have not left their gas lighters (disposable or otherwise) in their clothing.

Never tumble dry items that have had contact with chemicals such as dry cleaning fluid.These are of a volatile nature and could cause an explosion. Only tumble dry items which have been washed in water or require airing.

Plastic detergent dispensers should not remain in the drum during the drying cycle, as the plastic used is not designed to withstand the heat. If you wish to wash-through-to-dryyou should use the conventional detergent dispenser drawer.

Never pull the power supply cable to remove the plug from the socket; always take hold of the plug itself.

Never use the washer-dryerif the power supply cable, the control panel, the working surface or the base are damaged so that the inside of the washerdryer is accessible.

Child Safety

This appliance is not intended for use by person (including children) with reduced physical sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.

This washer-dryeris not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision.

Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.

The packaging components (e.g. plastic film, polystyrene) can be dangerous to children - danger of suffocation! Keep them out of children’s reach.

Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children’s reach.

Make sure that children or pets do not climb into the drum. To avoid that they could remain closed inside the

drum, the machine incorporates special feature.

To activate this device, rotate the button (without pressing it) inside the door clockwise until the groove is horizontal. If necessary use a coin. To disable this device and restore the possibility of closing the door, rotate the button anti-clockwiseuntil the groove is vertical.

Product description

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Product description

Your new appliance meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry with low water, energy and detergent consumption.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Detergent dispenser drawer

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Rating plate

 

Control panel

 

 

 

 

Drain pump

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5

 

 

 

Door opening handle

 

 

 

 

Adjustable feet

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6

 

 

Detergent dispenser drawer

Compartment for detergent (used forprewash) or stain remover. The prewash detergent is added at the beginning of the wash programme. The stain remover is added during the main wash in programmes withSTAINoption.

Compartment for powder or liquid detergent used formain wash.Compartment forliquid additives (fabric softener, starch).

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Control panel

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The control panel is illustrated above. It shows the programme selector dial as well as the different buttons, the pilot lights and the display. These are represented by relevant numbers which are explained in the table below.

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Programme selector dial

6

OK button

 

SPIN button

 

START/PAUSE button

2

7

 

 

 

 

3

AUTODRY button

8

DELAY START button

 

 

 

 

4

DRYING TIME button

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Display

 

 

 

 

5

OPTION button

 

 

Symbols on the Control Panel:

= Cold

= handwash