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Care and maintenance
Cutting off the water and electricity
Turn off the water tap after every wash cycle. This
will limit wear on the hydraulic system inside the
washer-dryer and help to prevent leaks.
Unplug the washer-dryer when cleaning it and during
all maintenance work.
Cleaning the washer-dryer
The outer parts and rubber components of the
appliance can be cleaned using a soft cloth soaked in
lukewarm soapy water. Do not use solvents or
Cleaning the detergent dispenser
To remove the drawer, press
lever (1) and pull the drawer
outwards (2) (see figure).
Wash it under running
water; this procedure should
be repeated frequently.
Cleaning the pump
The washer-dryer is fitted with a self-cleaning pump
which does not require any maintenance. Sometimes,
small items (such as coins or buttons) may fall into the
protective pre-chamber at the base of the pump.
Make sure the wash cycle has finished and unplug
To access the pre-chamber:
1. Take off the cover panel
on the front of the
machine by first pressing it
in the centre and then
pushing downwards on
both sides until you can
remove it (see figures).
2. Unscrew the lid by
rotating it anti-clockwise
(see figure): a little water
may trickle out. This is
3. Clean the inside thoroughly.
4. Screw the lid back on.
5. Reposition the panel, making sure the hooks are
securely in place before you push it onto the
Checking the water inlet hose
Check the inlet hose at least once a year. If there are
any cracks, it should be replaced immediately: during
the wash cycles, water pressure is very strong and a
cracked hose could easily split open.
Never use second-hand hoses.