DEFY WMY 71283 MLCW Washer User Manual

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Washing Machine / User’s Manual
4.2 Preparation
4.2.1 Sorting the laundry
* Sort laundry according to type of fabric, color, and degree of soiling and allowable water temperature.
* Always obey the instructions given on the garment tags.
4.2.2 Preparing laundry for washing
• Laundry items with metal attachments such as, underwired bras, belt buckles or metal buttons will damage
the machine. Remove the metal pieces or wash the clothes by putting them in a laundry bag or pillow case.
• Remove all objects in pockets such as coins, pens and paper clips. Turn pockets inside out and brush. Such
objects may damage the product or cause a noise problem if left in pockets.
• Place small size clothes such as infant's socks and nylon stockings in a laundry bag or pillow case.
• Place curtains in without compressing them. Remove curtain attachment items.
• Fasten zippers, sew loose buttons and mend rips and tears.
• Wash “machine washable” or “hand washable” labeled products only with an appropriate programme.
• Do not wash colours and whites together. New, dark coloured cottons release a lot of dye. Wash them
• Tough stains must be treated properly before washing. If unsure, check with a dry cleaner.
• Only use dyes / color changers and descaling agents which are appropriate for machine washing. Always
follow the instructions on the package.
• Wash trousers and delicate laundry turned inside out.
• Keep laundry items made of Angora wool in the freezer for a few hours before washing. This will reduce
• Laundry that has come into contact with substances such as flour, lime dust, milk powder, etc. must be
shaken off before placing into the machine. Powders and dust on the laundry may build up on the inner
parts of the machine over time and can cause damage.
4.2.3 Things to be done for energy saving
The following information will help you use the product in an ecological and energy-efficient manner.
• Operate the product in the highest capacity allowed by the programme you have selected, but do not
overload; see, "Programme and consumption table".
• Always follow the instructions on the detergent packaging.
• Wash slightly soiled laundry at low temperatures.
• Use faster programmes for small quantities of lightly soiled laundry.
• Do not use prewash and high temperatures for laundry that is not heavily soiled or stained.
• If you plan to dry your laundry in a dryer, select the highest spin speed recommended during the washing
• Do not use more detergent than the recommended amount specified on its package.
4.2.4 Loading the laundry
1. Open the laundry cover.
2. Place the laundry items into the machine in a loose manner.
3. Push and close the loading cover until you hear the locking sound. Ensure that no items are caught in the
door. The loading door is locked while a programme is running. The door can only be opened a while after
the programme comes to an end.
4.2.5 Correct load capacity
The maximum load capacity depends on the type of laundry, the degree of soiling and the washing
programme desired.
The machine automatically adjusts the water amount according to the weight of the laundry placed inside it.
WARNING: Follow the information in the “Programme and consumption table”. When overloaded, the machine‘s washing
performance will drop and noise and vibration problems may also occur.