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LAVAMAT 74950A

User manual

Washing machine

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Thank you for choosing one of our high-qualityproducts.

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.

Contents

Operating instructions

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Opening the door after the programme has

 

 

 

started

14

 

Safety information

3

 

 

At the end of the programme

14

 

General safety

3

 

 

 

Washing programmes

14

 

Installation

4

 

 

Use

4

 

Helpful hints and tips

19

 

Child Safety

4

 

 

 

 

Sorting out the laundry

19

 

Product description

5

 

Temperatures

19

Detergent dispenser drawer

6

 

Before loading the laundry

19

 

Control panel

6

 

Maximum loads

20

 

Laundry weights

20

 

Display

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Removing stains

20

 

First use

8

 

 

 

Detergents and additives

21

 

Personalization

8

 

Degrees of water hardness

21

 

Acoustic signals

8

 

Care and cleaning

21

 

Child safety lock

9

 

Descaling

22

 

Daily use

9

 

After each wash

22

 

 

 

 

Maintenance wash

22

 

Load the laundry

9

 

Measure out the detergent and the fabric

External cleaning

22

 

softener

9

 

Detergent dispenser drawer

22

 

Select the required programme by means of

Washing drum

23

 

programme selector dial (1)

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Door seal

23

 

Select the desired TEMPERATURE (Button 2)

Drain pump

23

 

 

10

 

Cleaning the water inlet filters

25

Select the spin speed, NIGHT CYCLE or RINSE

Frost precautions

26

 

HOLD option (button 3)

11

 

Emergency emptying out

26

 

Programme option buttons

11

 

What to do if…

26

 

PREWASH option

11

 

Technical data

30

 

STAIN option

12

 

 

 

Consumption values

30

 

SENSITIVE option

12

 

 

EXTRA RINSE option (additional rinse)

12

 

Installation instructions

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Select the TIME SAVING option (button 6)

Installation

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Unpacking

31

 

Select the START/PAUSE (button 7)

12

 

 

 

Positioning and levelling

33

 

Select the DELAY START (button 8)

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Water inlet

33

 

Altering an option or a running programme

 

Water-stopdevice

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Water drainage

35

 

Interrupting a programme

13

 

 

 

Electrical connection

36

 

Cancelling a programme

13

 

 

 

 

Safety information

3

 

 

 

 

Environment concerns

36

Ecological hints

37

 

Packaging materials

37

 

 

Subject to change without notice

Operating instructions

Safety information

Read carefully & keep for future reference.

The safety of Your appliance 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.

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 appliance for any damage incurred during transport. Never connect up a damaged appliance . If parts are damaged, contact your supplier.

If the appliance is delivered in the winter months when there are minus temperatures. Store it 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.

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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, cleaning and

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maintenance.

Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine yourself. Repairs

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carried out by inexperienced people may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact

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your local Service Centre. Always insist on genuine spare parts.

 

 

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Installation

This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken when moving it.

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 standing on the inlet and drain hose and the worktop is not pressing the electrical supply cable against the wall.

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

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

Do not overload the appliance. See the Washing Programme Table.

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 appliance 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 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.

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.

Product description

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Make sure that children or pets do not climb into the drum. To prevent children or pets becoming trapped inside the drum the machine incorporates a special feature. To ac-

tivate 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

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

The NEW JET system allows total use of detergent and reduces water consumption so saving energy.

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1Detergent dispenser drawer

2Control panel

3Door opening handle

4Rating plate

5Drain pump

6Adjustable feet

6 Control panel

Detergent dispenser drawer

Compartment for detergent used forprewash . The prewash detergent is added at the beginning of the wash programme.

Compartment for powder or liquid detergent used formain wash .

Compartment for liquid additives(fabric softener, starch).

Compartment for stain remover used for main wash with STAIN-option .

Control panel

Below is a picture of the control panel. It shows the programme selector dial as well as the buttons and the display. These are presented by relevant numbers on the following pages.

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1Programme selector dial

2TEMPERATURE button ( TEMP. )

3SPIN REDUCTION button ( SPIN )

4OPTION button ( OPTION )

5OK button ( OK )

6TIME SAVING button ( TIME )

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7START/PAUSE button ( START/PAUSE )

8DELAY START button ( DELAY START )

9Display

Symbols on the control panel :

= Handwash

= Child Lock

Display

 

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9.49.5 9.6 9.7 9.8

9.1- Temperature indicator and COLD symbol

9.2- Spin Speed indicator, RINSE HOLD , NIGHT CYCLE- symbols

9.3- Programme progress display: PREWASH , MAIN WASH, RINSE, SPIN, DRAIN, OVERDOSAGE

• The programme progress display shows the washing phases of the selected programme.

• During a washing cycle, a black line blinks under the washing phase symbol of the running programme. At the end of each washing phase, the line under the corresponding symbol becomes fixed.

If the OVERDOSAGE symbol lights up at the end of the programme, it indicates that too much detergent has been used.

9.4- Options: PREWASH , STAIN, SENSITIVE, EXTRA RINSE

9.5- DOOR - symbol (Door locked)

This symbol indicates if the door can be opened:

the symbol is on: the door cannot be opened. The appliance is performing a washing programme.

the symbol is off: the door can be opened. The washing programme is finished.

9.6- TIME SAVING - option symbol

9.7- The display shows the following information:

• Duration of the selected programme

After selecting a programme, the duration is displayed in hours and minutes (for

example. The duration is calculated automatically on the basis of the maximum recommended load for each type of fabric.

After the programme has started, the time remaining is updated every minute.

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Delay start

The selected delay (20 hours max) set by means of the relevant button appears on the

display for about 3 seconds (for example ’), then the duration of the previously selected programme is displayed.

The DELAY START symbol will appear on the display.

The delay time value decreases by one unit every hour and then, when remains 1 hour, the time decreases every minute.

Incorrect option selection

If an option which is not compatible with the set wash programme is selected, the message Err is displayed for about 2 seconds and the yellow light of button7 starts blinking.

Alarm codes

In the event of operating problems, some alarm codes can be displayed, for example (see chapter «What to do if...»).

End of the programme

When the programme has finished a blinking zero is displayed, the DOOR symbol disappears and the door can be opened.

Stand by

If your laundry is not removed within 10 minutes after the programme is finished, the backlight of the display switches off and the energy saving system will be enabled. Only the button 7 pilot light is blinking to indicate that the appliance has to be switched off. By pressing any buttons the appliance will come out from the energy saving status and you could set another washing programme or switch off the appliance.

9.8- DELAY START - symbol

9.9- CHILD SAFETY LOCK - symbol

First use

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

Remove the polystyrene block and any material from the drum.

Before the first wash, run a cotton cycle at the highest temperature 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 main wash compartment and start the machine.

Personalization

Acoustic signals

The machine is provided with an acoustic device, which sounds in the following cases:

at the end of the cycle

in the event of operating problems.

By pressing the 3 and4 buttons simultaneously for about 6 seconds, the acoustic signal is deactivated (except for the events of operating problems). By pressing these two buttons again, the acoustic signal is reactivated.

Daily use

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Child safety lock

This device permits you to leave the appliance unattended and not to worry that children might be injured by or cause damage to the appliance.

This function remains able also when the washing machine is not working.

To enable (or disable) this option press simultaneously for about 6 seconds buttons 4 and5 until the Child Lock symbol appears on (or disappears from) the display.

There are two different ways to set this option:

Before pressing button 7 : it will be impossible to start the machine.

after pressing button 7 : it will be impossible to change any other programme or option.

Daily use

Load the laundry

1.Open the door by carefully pulling the door handle outwards. Place the laundry in the drum, one item at a time, shaking them out as much as possible.

2.Close firmly the door. You must hear a click during closing.

Attention! Do not embed the laundry between the door and the rubber joint.

Measure out the detergent and the fabric softener

Your new appliance was designed to reduce water, energy and detergent consumption.

1.Pull out the dispenser drawer until it stops. Measure out the amount of deter-

gent required, pour it into the main wash compartment and, if you wish to carry out theprewash phase, pour the detergent into the compartment marked.

If you wish to perform the stain function, pour the stain remover into the compartment marked with blue arrow.

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2.If required, pour fabric softener into the compartment marked (the amount

used must not exceed the MAX mark in the drawer).

Close the drawer gently.

Select the required programme by means of programme selector dial (1)

You can choose the right programme for any type of laundry following the descriptions on the washing programme tables (see «Washing Programmes»).

Turn the programme selector dial to the required programme. The programme selector determines the type of washing cycle (e.g. water level, drum movement, number of rinses) and the washing temperature according to the type of laundry.

The pilot light of button 7 starts blinking and the display shows the duration of the selected programme.

The selector dial can be turned either clockwise or anticlockwise. Position to Reset programme/ Switching OFF of the machine.

At the end of the programme the selector dial must be turned to position , to switch the machine off.

If you turn the programme selector dial to another programme when the machine is working, the yellow pilot light of button 7 will blink 3 times and the messageErr is displayed on the display to indicate a wrong selection. The machine will not perform the new selected programme.

Select the desired TEMPERATURE (Button 2)

When selecting a programme, the appliance automatically proposes the default temperature provided for that programme.

Press this button repeatedly to increase or decrease the temperature, if you want your laundry to be washed at a temperature different from the one proposed by the washing machine.

The symbol of cold wash corresponds to - - () .

For the maximum and the minimum available wash water temperature, see «Washing programmes».