Open the door and slide out the baskets to load the dishes.
The lower basket
The lower basket is designed to take saucepans, lids, plates,
salad bowls, cutlery etc.
Serving dishes and large lids should be arranged around the
edge of the basket, ensuring that the sprays arm can turn
The cutlery basket
Long bladed knives stored in an upright position are a
Long and/or sharp items of cutlery such as carving knives
must be positioned horizontally in the upper basket.
Take care when loading or unloading sharp items such as
Cutlery should be placed in the removable cutlery basket with
the handles facing downwards. If the handles protrude from
the bottom of the basket, obstructing the lower spray arm, load
the cutlery with the handles facing upwards.
Mix spoons with other cutlery to prevent them from sticking
For best results we
recommend you to use the
cutlery grids provided (if the
size and dimensions of the
cutlery allow it).
In daily use
Check if it’s necessary to refill with special salt or rinse aid
Load cutlery and dishes into the dishwasher.
Fill with dishwasher detergent .
Select a wash programme suitable for the cutlery and
Start the wash programme.
Loading cutlery and dishes
Sponges, household cloths and any object that can
absorb water may not be washed in the dishwasher.
Before loading the dishes, you should:
- Remove large left-overs.
- Soften remnants of burnt food in pans
When loading the dishes and cutlery, please note:
- Dishes and cutlery must not impede the rotation of the
spray arms .
- Load hollow items such as cups, glasses, pans, etc. with
the opening downwards so that water cannot collect in the
container or a deep base.
- Dishes and items of cutlery must not lie inside one
another, or cover each other.
- To avoid damage to glasses, they must not touch.
- Lay small objects in the cutlery basket.
Plastic items and pans with teflon have a tendancy to
retain water drops; these items will not dry as well as
porcelain and steel items.
For washing in the dishwasher the following cutlery/dishes
are of limited suitability:
- Only wash stoneware in the dishwasher if it is specifically
marked as being dishwasher-safe by the manufacturer.
- Glazed patterns may fade if machine washed frequently
- Silver and aluminium parts have a tendency to discolour
during washing. Left-overs, e.g. egg white, egg yolk and
mustard often cause discolouring and staining on silver.
Therefore always clean left-overs from silver immediately, if
it is not to be washed straight after use.
- Some types of glass can become dull after a large number
are not suitable:
- Cutlery with wooden, horn, china or
- Plastic items that are not heat resistant
- Older cutlery with glued parts that is not
- Bonded cutlery items or dishes
- Pewter or copper items
- Lead crystal glass
- Steel items subject to rusting
- Wooden platters
- Items made from synthetic fibres