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Do NOT overload the machine. Weigh the laundry the
Very small items (handkerchiefs, ribbons, socks etc)
should be washed in a washing bag or a pillow case.
first few times you use the appliance.
Use a good quality detergent suitable for automatic
The average weights of the most common items are
listed below as a guide:
Use the correct quantities of detergent.
000g = 1 kg
For wool, use gentle detergent only in small
Bleach is very corrosive; it should be used with care
and kept out of reach of children.
Some stains such as fruit, wine, grass, rust etc. are
difficult to remove and should be treated before
washing with specific products, which can be found
in most household shops. In some cases it may help
to soak the stain before washing with a special pre-
soak product or biological detergent.
Linen hand towel
Towelling hand towel
Towelling bath towel
Only wool marked “Pure New Wool - washable,
preshrunk” can be washed in the machine using the
wool programme; other types of wool should be
washed in HANDWASH programme.
If you have used the machine to wash, rinse or spin
only non-colour fast garments, there may be dye left
in the sump. To ensure any subsequent wash is not
contaminated with the dye, select and carry out a
rinse and spin programme, without any garments, to
ensure that any dye is removed from the sump.
Load the laundry loosely alternating large items with
Sort the laundry according to the type of fabric,
colour-fastness and how dirty it is.
Once you have finished using the machine, you are
advised to unplug it and turn off the water tap.
Avoid washing unhemmed or torn items as they may
Before washing, empty all pockets of small objects
which may have been left inside (coins, keys, screws
etc.) as these could damage the drain pump.
When washing curtains, remove the hooks.
Close poppers and zips and fasten loose buttons.
It is essential to wash new coloured items separately
when washing for the first time.
When washing fabrics requiring different wash
temperatures together, always select the lowest
White items should not be washed with coloured