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Electrolux aqualux EWD 1214 I Instruction Booklet

Electrolux washer-dryer instruction booklet.
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   Summary of Contents for Electrolux aqualux EWD 1214 I

  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    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 Electrolux Service Force Centre. Always insist on genuine Electrolux spare parts.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents For the User Important Safety Information Your New Washer-Dryer Description of the Appliance Detergent dispenser drawer Child safety feature The Control Panel Operating sequence Washing 5 kg of white cotton at 95°C Load the laundry Measure out the detergent Measure out the fabric softener Select the required options Select the required programme...

  • Page 4: Your New Washer-dryer

    Your New Washer-Dryer Your new machine meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry with low water, energy and detergent consumption. It is gentle with your laundry, simple to use and easy to care for. Programme and temperature setting using the programme selector.

  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance 1 Detergent dispenser drawer 2 Programme guide 3 Drying indicator light 4 Drying time selector dial 5 “Option” buttons 6 “ON/OFF” button 7 “Mains-on” light 8 Programme selector dial 9 Door opening handle 10 Filter 11 Adjustable feet Detergent dispenser drawer Prewash Main wash...

  • Page 6: The Control Panel

    The Control Panel 1 Detergent dispenser drawer 2 Drying indicator light This light illuminates when the machine is drying. 3 Drying time selector dial Graduated up to 120 mins for cottons and synthetics, this dial allows you to select the desired drying time according to the type and quantity of laundry and the required degree of dryness: - Blue sector for cottons...

  • Page 7: Operating Sequence

    Operating Sequence Before the first wash, we recommend that you 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.

  • Page 8: Start The Machine

    6. Start the machine Before starting up the machine check that: the appliance is plugged in the water supply taps are turned on the drain hose is correctly and securely positioned the door and the detergent dispenser drawer are closed. Depress the ON/OFF button .: the mains-on light will ill uminate and the machine starts operating.

  • Page 9: Washing 2 Kg Of Mixed Fabrics At 50°c

    WASHING 2 KG OF MIXED FABRICS AT 50°C Suppose you have 2 kg of mixed fabrics to wash. They are rather delicate fabrics and should not be washed at a high temperature. 1. Load the laundry Open the door by pulling the catch outward. Place the laundry in the drum, one item at a time, shaking them out as much as possible.

  • Page 10: Drying 2.5 Kg Of Cotton

    DRYING 2.5 KG OF COTTON You have for example just machine-washed and spun at 1200 rpm 5 kg of laundry. They are cotton fabrics of medium weight which you want to iron as soon as they are dry. Switch off the machine. Then remove the laundry from the appliance and divide the items to obtain two loads of approx.

  • Page 11: Autodrying 1 Kg Of Mixed Fabrics

    AUTODRYING 1 KG OF MIXED FABRICS You intend to wash and dry automatically 1 kg of mixed fabrics which have to be ironed. Proceed as follows: 1. Load the laundry Open the door by pulling the catch outward. Load the items one at a time and close the door. 2.

  • Page 12: Washing And Drying Hints

    Washing and Drying Hints Do NOT overload the machine. Weigh the laundry the first few times you use the appliance. The average weights of the most common items are listed below as a guide: 1000g = 1 kg Sheet Pillow case Tablecloth Serviette Tea towel...

  • Page 13: And In Which Form

    Which detergent?... To ensure you obtain the best wash results from your appliance, it is important to use the right detergent in your everyday wash, and only detergents recommended for use in automatic machines. To maintain the appearance of your clothes and household textiles and to make them last longer you should use different types of detergent for different washes, whether for whites, colours or delicates.

  • Page 14: Washing And Drying Programmes

    Washing Programmes Programmes for cotton and linen Degree of soil Wash programme and type of laundry WHITES For heavy soiled cotton WITH items (whites and PREWASH coloureds). White cotton, for example normally soiled WHITES work garments, sheets, household linen, underwear, towels. Fast coloured cotton or FAST linen fabrics, shirts,...

  • Page 15

    Washing Programmes Programmes for synthetics, mixed fabrics, delicates and wool Important: When the automatic NON-STOP washing plus drying programme is used for synthetics, there is a short spin at 850 rpm before drying starts. Degree of soil Wash programme and type of laundry Synthetic or mixed fabrics, underwear, SYNTHETICS...

  • Page 16: Drying Programmes

    Drying Programmes Programme/ Degree of drying Type of fabric Cotton and linen (towels, T-shirts, bathrobes) Store dry (*) Suitable for items to put away without ironing Synthetics and mixed fabrics (jumpers, blouses, underwear, household linen) Cotton and linen (sheets, tablecloths, shirts, etc.) Iron dry Suitable for ironing Synthetics and mixed...

  • Page 17: Wash Care Symbols

    Wash Care Symbols Wash care labels inside garments recommend how to launder your clothes with the best results. The care labelling code is in line with care labelling used in the rest of Europe. The symbols used make it easy to select the correct programme on your washing machine.

  • Page 18: Maintenance And Cleaning

    Maintenance and Cleaning Before any maintenance or cleaning is carried out you must DISCONNECT the appliance from the electricity supply. Descaling The water we use normally contains lime. It is a good idea to periodically use a water softening powder in the machine.

  • Page 19: The Dangers Of Freezing

    Unscrew and remove the filter. Clean carefully under a fast running tap. Warning When the appliance is in use and depending on the programme selected there can be hot water in the filter. Never remove the filter during a wash cycle, always wait until the appliance has finished the cycle, and is empty.

  • Page 20: Something Not Working

    Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved easily without calling out an engineer. Before contacting your local Electrolux Service Force Centre, please carry out the checks listed below. IMPORTANT: if you call out an engineer to a fault listed below, or to repair a fault caused by incorrect use or installation, a charge will be made even if the appliance is under guarantee.

  • Page 21: Service And Spare Parts

    Service & Spare Parts In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to purchase spare parts, please contact your local Electrolux Service Force Centre by telephoning: 0870 5 929929 Your telephone call will be automatically routed to the Service Force Centre covering your post code area.

  • Page 22: Guarantee Conditions

    Standard guarantee conditions We, Electrolux undertake that if, within 12 months of the date of the purchase, this Electrolux appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our option,...

  • Page 23: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to modify this product in any way. Care must be taken to ensure that the appliance does not stand on the electrical supply cable. Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person.

  • Page 24: Unpacking

    Unpacking All transit bolts and packing must be removed before using the appliance. You are advised to keep all the packaging for re-use in case the machine is to be transported again. Using a spanner unscrew and remove the rear right bolt. Lay the machine gently on its back, making sure that the hoses are not squashed.

  • Page 25: Water Drainage

    If you cannot make the cold water connection direct from the rising mains, you may be able to operate the appliance from your cold water storage system. There should be a minimum distance of 5.02m (16.5 ft) between the appliance’s inlet and the bottom of the water storage tank.

  • Page 26: Levelling

    The drain hose may be extended to a maximum of 4 metres. An additional drain hose and joining piece is available from your local Service Force Centre. The joining piece must have an internal diameter of 18mm. Important Before connecting up the machine to new pipework or to pipework that has not been used for some time, run off a reasonable amount of water to flush out any debris that may have collected in the pipes.

  • Page 27: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. The manufacturer declines any liability should this safety measure not be observed. Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the appliance’s rating plate.

  • Page 28: Building-in

    Building-in This appliance has been designed to be built into the kitchen furniture. The recess should have the dimensions shown in picture A. When installing the appliance into the kitchen furniture ensure, if possible, the hoses are placed in either of the two recesses on the back of the appliance.

  • Page 29

    If the door has to be opened from left to right, invert the position of the plates (7), the magnet (4) and the plate (5) (Fig. B and E). Mount the countermagnet (6) and the hinges (1) as previously described. Recommendations regarding the construction and fitting of a base when the installation requires an...

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Ewd 12141, Ewd 1214 i

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  • Georgina Sep 27, 2017 11:43:
    Useless instructio​ns will tell me how to take off automatic drying from my wash and dryer
  • Peter Aug 21, 2015 11:54:
    I have just moved into a furnished flat with this washing machine . Can you provide me with a drawing of the control switch (10) because the markings have come off and I can't select a programme