AEG 52840 User Manual

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LAVAMAT 52840

Instruction booklet

Washing machine

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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

Contents 3

Contents

Instruction booklet

6

Safety information

6-8

Product description

9

Detergent dispenser drawer

9

Control panel

10

First use

10

Daily use

11

Laod the laundry

11

Measure out the detergent and the fabric softener

11

Select the required programme

12

Select the spin speed or the Rinse Hold option

12

Programm option button

13

Select the Stain option

13

Select the Extra Quick

14

Select the Start/Pause

14

Select the Delay Start

15

Programme progress display

15

Select an additional rinse

16

Altering an option or a running programme

16

Interrupting a programme

16

Cancelling a programme

16

Opening the door after the programme has started

16

At the end of the programme

17

Washing programmes

18-19

Programme informations

20

4 Contents

Preparing the wash cycle

21-25

Sorting out the laundry

21

Temperatures

21

Before loading the laundry

21

Maximum loads

22

Laundry weights

22

Removing stains

23

Detergents and additives

24

Quantity of detergent to be used

24

Degrees of water hardness

25

International wash code symbols

26

Care and cleaning

27

Descaling

27

After each wash

27

Maintenance wash

27

External cleaning

27

Detegent dispenser drawer

27

Washing drum

28

Door seal

28

Drain pump

29

Water inlet filter

30

Emergency emptying out

30

Frost precautions

31

Something not working

32-35

Techinical Data

36

Consumption value

37

Contents 5

Installation

38-42

Unpacking

38

Positioning and levelling

40

Water inlet

40

Water drainage

41

Electrical connection

42

Permanent connection

42

Enviroment concerns

43

Packaging materials

43

Old machine

43

Ecological hints

43

Guarantee

44

Customer service centres

45

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 washing machine at 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 wash programmes 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.

Safety information

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Do not use your washing machine to wash articles with whalebones, material without hems or torn material.

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

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

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.

8 Safety information

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 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.

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

Never use the washing machine if the power supply cable, the control panel, the working surface or the base are damaged so that the inside of the washing machine is accessible.

Child Safety

This washing machine is 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 this 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 anticlockwise until 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.

The ECO valve system allows total use of detergent and reduces water consumption so saving energy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Detergent dispenser drawer

 

 

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Rating plate

 

 

Control panel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drain pump

 

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Door opening handle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustable feet

 

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Detergent dispenser drawer

Compartment for prewash phase or stain remover used formain wash. The prewash detergent is added at the beginning of the wash programme. The stain remover is added during theSTAIN-Action phase in the main wash.

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

10 Control panel

Control panel

ECO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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600

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Programme selector dial

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«Delay start» button

2

Spin reduction button

7

Programme progress display

3«Stain» button

4«Extra quick» button

5«Start/Pause» button

First Use

Ensure that the electrical and water connections comply with the installation instructions.

Remove the polystyrene block and any material from the drum.

Pour 2 litres of water into the main wash compartment of the detergent drawer in order to activate the ECO valve. Then run a cotton cycle at 95°C, without any laundry in the machine, to remove any manufacturing residue from the drum and tub. Pour 1/2 a measure of detergent into the dispenser drawer and start the machine.