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Safety instructions


  • Remove all the packaging and the transit bolts.

  • Keep the transit bolts. When you move the appliance again you must block the drum.

  • Always be careful when you move the appliance because it is heavy. Always wear safety gloves.

  • Do not install or use a damaged appliance.

  • Obey the installation instruction supplied with the appliance.

  • Do not install or use the appliance where the temperature is less than 0 °C or where it is exposed to the weather.

  • Make sure that the floor where you install the appliance is flat, stable, heat resistant and clean.

  • Make sure that there is air circulation between the appliance and the floor.

  • Adjust the feet to have the necessary space between the appliance and the carpet.

  • Do not install the appliance where the appliance door can not be fully opened.

Electrical connection

  • The appliance must be earthed.

  • Always use a correctly installed shockproof socket.

  • Make sure that the electrical information on the rating plate agrees with the power supply. If not, contact an electrician.

  • Do not use multi-plug adapters and extension cables.

  • Make sure not to cause damage to the mains plug and to the mains cable. Should the mains cable need to be replaced, this must be carried out by our Authorised Service Centre.

  • Connect the mains plug to the mains socket only at the end of the installation. Make sure that there is access to the mains plug after the installation.

  • Do not touch the mains cable or the mains plug with wet hands.

  • Do not pull the mains cable to disconnect the appliance. Always pull the mains plug.

  • Only for UK and Ireland: The appliance has a 13 amp mains plug. If it is necessary to change the fuse in the mains plug, use a 13 amp ASTA (BS 1362) fuse.

  • This appliance complies with the E.E.C. Directives.

Water connection

  • Make sure not to cause damage to the water hoses.

  • Before you connect the appliance to new pipes or pipes not used for a long time, let the water flow until it is clean.

  • The first time you use the appliance, make sure that there is no leakage.


Risk of injury, electrical shock, fire, burns or damage to the appliance.
  • Use this appliance in a household only.

  • Obey the safety instructions on the detergent packaging.

  • Do not put flammable products or items that are wet with flammable products in, near or on the appliance.

  • Make sure that you remove all metal objects from the laundry.

  • Do not put a container to collect possible water leakage under the appliance. Contact the Authorised Service Centre to ensure which accessories can be used.

  • Do not touch the glass of the door while a programme operates. The glass can be hot.


  • To repair the appliance contact an Authorised Service Centre.
  • Use original spare parts only.


Risk of injury or suffocation.
  • Disconnect the appliance from the mains supply.

  • Cut off the mains cable and discard it.

  • Remove the door catch to prevent children and pets to get closed in the appliance.

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