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HOW TO USE THE CONTROLS DETERGENT AND ADDITIVES
1. LOADING THE WASHING MACHINE
Load the laundry loosely, alternating large items with small ones. Do not overload the washing machine, but always try to use its utmost capacity in accordance with the type of fabric. Reduce the quantity when washing very dirty or fluffy laundry . Once the machine is working and you wish to add any item you must stop the program. IMPORTANT REMARK: This appliance is provided with a security device to avoid opening during the cycles. Open it only when absolutely necessary and wait 2 to 3 minutes after you have stopped the machine to give the safety device time to unlock.
4. SELECT THE TEMPERATURE
Turn the dial clockwise to the desired temperature.
5. SELECT THE PROGRAM
Turn the dial clockwise until the marker reaches the desired program.
Before pressing the On/off Button check if: The door is properly closed. The appliance is plugged in. The water supply tap is turned on. The drain filter is tight. The drain hose is adequately positioned. Pull the program dial up to you till it klicks. The pilot light comes on and the program will begin.
2. DOSE THE WASHING POWDER
Pull the handle to open the dispenser. Enter the advised quantity of washing powder into compartment For prewash use compartment
The washing machine stops automatically once the cycle is finished, the pilot goes out. Open the door 2 to 3 minutes after the end of the program to give the safety device time to unlock. Close the tap and unplug the appliance. Leave the door ajar for a few minutes for the steam to get out.
3. DOSE THE ADDITIVES
If you wish to use additives enter the softener in the compartmente with the symbol and the bleacher in the compartment with the symbol Never exceed the MAX level.