Whirlpool WWDC 6400 Instruction Manual

Whirlpool Washers Instruction Manual - WWDC 6400.
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•  Keep these Instructions for Use and the

  Programme Chart; if you pass on the washing

  machine to another person, also give him/her

  Instructions for Use and Programme Chart.

This washing machine is exclusively destined to wash 

and spin machine washable laundry in quantities which 

are usual for private households.

•  Observe the instructions given in these Instructions 

  for Use and the Programme Chart when using the 

  washing machine.

1.  Remove the packaging and check

a.  Cut and remove the shrink-wrap.

b.  Remove the top protection and the protective


c.  Remove the bottom protection by tilting

  and turning the washing machine on one

  rear bottom corner. Make sure that the

  black plastic part of the bottom protection

  (if available on the model) remains in the

  packing and not in the machine bottom.

  This is important, as otherwise the plastic part could

  damage the washing machine during operation.

d.  Open the lid by pressing it slightly down while

  raising the handle. Remove the polystyrene

  cushion (depending on model).

e.  Remove the blue protective film from the panel

  (depending on model).

•   After unpacking, make sure that the washing machine

  is undamaged. If in doubt, do not use the washing

  machine. Contact After-Sales Service or your local


•   Keep the packaging materials (plastic bags,

  polystyrene parts, etc.) out of reach of children;

  they are potentially dangerous.

•   If the appliance was exposed to the cold prior to

  delivery, keep it at room temperature for a few

  hours before operating.

2.  Remove the transport bracket

•   The washing machine is fitted with transport

  screws and a transport bracket to prevent

  damage during transport. Before using the

  washing machine you must remove the

  transport bracket (see “Installation”/“Removal

  of transport bracket”).

3.  Install the washing machine

•   Place the washing machine on a flat and stable

  floor surface.

•   Adjust the feet to ensure that the machine is

  stable and level (see “Installation”/“Adjust the


•   In case of wooden or so-called “floating floors”

  (for instance certain parquet or laminate floors),

  place the appliance on a 40 x 60 cm sheet of

  plywood at least 3 cm in thickness which is

  secured to the floor.

•   Make sure that the ventilation openings in the

  base of your washing machine (if available on

  your model) are not obstructed by a carpet or

  other material.

4.  Water supply

•   Connect the water supply inlet hose in

  accordance with the regulations of your local

  water company (see “Installation”/“Connect the

  water inlet hose”).

•   Water supply: Cold water only

•  Tap: 3/4” threaded hose connection

•   Pressure: 100-1000 kPa (1-10 bar).

•   Only use new hoses for connecting the washing

  machine to the water supply. Used hoses must

  not be used anymore and should be discarded.

5.  Drain hose

•   Connect the drain hose to the siphon or hook it

  over the edge of a sink with the “U” bend (see

  “Installation”/“Connect the water drain hose”).

•   If the washing machine is connected to a built-in

  drainage system, ensure the latter is equipped

  with a vent to avoid simultaneous loading and

  draining of water (siphoning effect).

6.  Electrical connection

•   Electrical connections must be carried out by a

  qualified technician in compliance with the

  manufacturer’s instructions and the current

  standard safety regulations.

•   The technical data (voltage, power and fuses) are

  given on the rating plate on the rear of the washing


•   The washing machine must be connected exclusively

  by means of a socket with an earth connection in

  accordance with current regulations. The washing

  machine must be earthed by law. The manufacturer

  declines al  liability for injury to persons or animals or

  damage to property deriving directly or indirectly

  from failure to observe the directions.

•   Do not use extension leads or multi sockets.

•   Before any maintenance on the washing machine

  disconnect it from the mains supply.

•   Access to the mains plug or to disconnection from

  the mains supply via a double-pole switch must be

  ensured at all times following the installation.

•   Do not operate the washing machine if it has been

  damaged during transport. Inform the After-Sales


•   Mains cable replacement is only to be carried out

  by After-Sales Service.

•   The washing machine must be connected to an

  effective earthing instal ation, in compliance with the

  regulations in force. In particular, washing machines

  installed in premises containing a shower or a bath

  must be protected by a differential residual current

  device of at least 30 mA. Earthing the washing

  machine is obligatory under the law. The

  manufacturer declines al  liability for injury to persons

  or animals or damage to property deriving either

  directly or indirectly from failure to observe the

  directions in these Instructions for Use.

•   The washing machine may only be used in the

  household for the prescribed uses.




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