Bosch WAQ28461GB manual

Bosch WAQ28461GB
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7 - 90 °C V (temp. ºC) Select the temperature (7 = cold)
1 - 24 h (Ready in) End of programme after ...
- 1400* (rpm) Select the spin speed (* depending on the model) or c(without final spin,
laundry soaks in the last rinsing water, display panel - - - )
Status displays Programme sequence displays:
1üü2üücü- ¯- Wash, rinse, spin, programme duration or end (-0-)
( Childproof lock apage 5
, Open the washing machine door, reload laundry apages 4, 5
End of programme when ...
... $Start/Reload flashes and - ¯- appears on the display panel.
Note: If display panel lighting is switched off, press any button a Energy
saving mode, page 5.
Interrupting the programme
Programmes at high temperatures:
Cool washing: Select Rinse /Spin .
Press $Start/Reload.
Programmes at lower temperatures:
Select Rinse
/Spin (deactivate Aqua Plus = button) or
Drain >.
Press $Start/Reload.
Changing the programme if ...
... you have selected the wrong programme by mistake:
Reselect the programme.
Press $Start/Reload. The new programme starts from the beginning.
Reloading laundry if ... apage 5
... Press $Start/Reload; both the symbols § + , are displayed on
the display panel. If ǯ is lit, the washing machine door cannot be opened.
Press $Start/Reload.
Correct installation according to the separate
installations actions.
Checking the machine
Never use a damaged machine!
Contact customer service!
Connecting the mains plug
Make sure your hands are dry!
Handle the plug only!
Turning on the tap
Compartment II: detergent for the main wash, water softener,
bleach, stain remover
Sorting and loading laundry
Follow the manufacturer's care information!
Sort laundry according to the label's indications.
And according to type, colour, soiling and temperature.
Do not exceed the maximum load
aPage 7.
Observe important information! aPage 6
Wash laundry of different sizes in the same wash programme.
Close the door. Take care not to trap items of laundry between the washing machine door and
seal.
Add detergent and care products
Measure detergent according:
amount of laundry, soiling, water hardness (ask your water supply company) and
manufacturer's instructions.
For models without insert for liquid detergent:
Pour liquid detergent into the appropriate dispenser and place in the drum.

Your washing machine

Congratulations on having opted for a modern, high-quality domestic appliance
manufactured by Bosch. This washing machine is distinguished by its economical
energy consumption.
Each machine that leaves our factory has been inspected thoroughly to ensure that it
functions properly and is in perfect condition.
For further information on our products, accessories, spares and services, consult our
website www.bosch-home.com or contact any of our customer service centres.
You can find the contact details for your nearest after-sales service here or in the after-
sales service directory (depending on model).
GB 0844 8928979 (calls from a BT landline will be charged at up to 3 pence
per minute. A call set-up fee of up to 6 pence may apply)
IE 01450 2655 (0.03 € per minute at peak. Off peak 0.0088 € per minute)
Environmentally friendly waste disposal
All packaging must be disposed of in accordance with environmental guidelines.
This appliance is certified in accordance with European Directive 2012/19/EU on the
waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
This directive provides the framework for the EU-wide collection and reuse of used
appliances.
Intended use
Contents Page
ʋ Intended use .......................................................................................1
ʋ Programmes ........................................................................................1
ʋ Setting and adjusting the programme ...........................................3
ʋ Washing ...........................................................................................3/4
ʋ After washing ......................................................................................4
ʋ Individual settings ..........................................................................5/6
ʋ Important information ...................................................................... 6
ʋ Overview of programmes ................................................................7
ʋ Safety instructions .............................................................................8
ʋ Consumption values .........................................................................8
ʋ Care and cleaning .............................................................................9
ʋ Information on the display panel ....................................................9
ʋ Maintenance .................................................................................... 10
ʋ What to do if ... ................................................................................ 11
Protection of the environment/Conservation tips
Always fill the washing machine with a maximum amount of
laundry for the relevant programme.
Wash normally soiled laundry without a pre-wash.
The selectable temperatures apply to the care labels on the
textiles. The temperatures in the machine may deviate from this
so that you get the optimum mix of energy-saving and washing
results.
Measure the detergent according to the manufacturer's
instructions and water hardness.
If the laundry is then dried in the tumble dryer, select spin speed
according to instructions of dryer manufacturer.

Preparation

Before the first wash,
run a wash cycle with no laundry in the machine aPage 9.
Setting** and adjusting programmes
Display panel /
option buttons
Programme selector Start /
Reload
Programme selector for
switching the machine on
and off and for selecting the
programme. Can be turned
in either direction.
Programmes
Detailed overview of programmes apage 7.
Temperature and spin speed can be selected individually,
irrespective of the selected programme and programme
progress.
Cottons L hard-wearing fabrics
+ Prewash 7 hard-wearing fabrics, prewash
Easy-Care I synthetic fabrics
+ Prewash 7 synthetic fabrics, prewash
Mixed Load /
Different types of laundry
Delicate/Silk
Delicate washable fabrics
ÿ Wool Hand/machine washable wool
Rinse / Spin
Laundry washed by hand, Aqua Plus = button acti-
vated; if only using the spin cycle, deactivate the but-
ton
Drain > Drain rinsing water with c(without final spin)
Gentle Spin Laundry washed by hand with a reduced spin speed
Super Quick 15’ 6 Short programme
Dark Wash Dark laundry
Super delicate
+
Lingery programme
Sportswear $ microfibre fabrics
Allergy+ ā Hardwearing textiles made of cotton or linen
**If the ( symbol flashes in the
display panel, the childproof lock is
active
aDeactivate childproof lock,
page 5.
Additional functions and option
buttons
aIndividual settings,
page 5.
Press $Start/Reload

Washing

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Removing the washing
Open the washing machine door and remove the washing.
If (without final spin) is active: turn the programme selector to Drain >
or select the spin speed.
Choose $Start/Reload.
Remove any foreign objects. Risk of rusting.
Leave the washing machine door and detergent door open
so that any residual water can evaporate.
Turn the tap off
Not required for Aqua-Stop models aRefer to Installation instructions.
Switching off
Turn the programme selector to Off.

Washing

Compartment ~: Fabric softener, bleach
Compartment I: Detergent for prewash
ʋ for domestic use only,
ʋ for washing machine-washable fabrics and
hand-washable wool in detergent solution,
ʋ to be operated with cold or cold and hot (max. 60 ºC)
drinking water, depending on model, and commercially
available detergents and care products which are suita-
ble for use in washing machines.
.
Follow the safety instructions on page 8!
Do not leave children unattended near the
washing machine.
The washing machine is not to be used by
children or persons not familiar with the
operating instructions.
Keep pets away from the washing machine.
Dilute viscous fabric softener and fabric conditioner with water.
This prevents blockages.

Individual settings

ʑ
Option buttons
You can change the spin speed and the temperature before the selected programme starts and while it is running. The
effects depend on the programme progress.
ʑ
V (Temperature °C)
You can change the displayed washing temperature. The maximum selectable temperature depends on the current
programme.
ʑ
(Ready in)
When you select the programme, the relevant programme duration is displayed. You can delay the end of the
programme before it begins. The ready in-time can be set in increments of one hour up to a maximum of 24 hours.
Press the (Ready in) button until the required number of hours is displayed (h = hour). Choose $Start/Reload.
ʑ
(spin speed in rpm/ (without final spin))
You can change the displayed spin speed. The maximum selectable spin speed depends on the model and which
programme is currently selected.
ʑ
Additional functions aOverview of programmes, page 7
SpeedPerfect i For washing in a shorter time with a washing outcome comparable to that of the
standard programme. Maximum load aOverview of programmes, page 7.
EcoPerfect
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Energy-optimised washing by reducing the temperature while achieving a consistent
washing result. The washing temperature is lower than the selected temperature. For
special hygiene requirements, the Allergy+ ā programme is recommended.
Reduced Ironing S Special spin sequence with subsequent fluffing. Gentle final spin: residual moisture in
the laundry slightly increased.
Aqua Plus
=
Increased water level and additional rinse cycle, extended washing time. For areas
with very soft water or for further enhancing the spin result.
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Childproof lock
(in the display panel You can lock the washing machine to prevent the functions you have set from being
changed inadvertently.
ON/OFF: after the start/end of the programme, press and hold $Start/Reload for
approx. 5 seconds.
Note: The childlock can remain activated until you wish to start the next programme,
even after switching off the machine.
Then you can deactivate the childlock before starting the programme and activate it
again as necessary once the programme has started.
Note:
The ( symbolis lit: Childlock active.
The ( symbolflashes: Childlock active and then the programme selector is altered.
To prevent the programme from stopping, move the programme selector back to
the original programme, the ( symbol is lit again.
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Reloading
§ + o,
in the display panel
Press $ Start/Reload if you want to add additional items of laundry after the
programme has started. The machine checks whether reloading is possible.
§ + , are lit: reloading is possible.
ǯ flashes: wait until § + , are lit.
Note: do not open the door until both the § + , symbols are lit.
ǯ: it is not possible to reload.
Note: for safety reasons, the washing machine door remains locked when the water
level and/or temperature is high, or during spinning.
To continue the programme, press the $Start/Reload button.
ʑ
Energy saving mode
The display panel lighting goes out after a few minutes, $ Start/Reload flashes. Press any button to switch on the
lighting.
ʑ
$Start/Reload
To start the programme or to subsequently load additional laundry, and to activate/deactivate the childproof lock.

Individual settings

ʑ
Signal

Important information

Protecting the laundry and the machine
When determining the dosage of all washing powders, additives and cleaning agents, you must follow the
manufacturer's instructions..
Empty all pockets
Check for metal items (paper-clips, etc.).
Wash delicates in a laundry bag (tights, curtains, underwired bras).
Fasten zips, do up any buttons.
Brush sand out of pockets and collars.
Remove curtain fittings or place in the laundry bag.
Laundry with varying degrees of soiling
Wash new items of clothing separately.
light Do not prewash. If required, choose the additional function SpeedPerfect. i
Pre-treat any stains as necessary.
intense wash Load less laundry. Choose a programme with a prewash.
Soaking Load laundry of the same colour.
Pour soaking agent/detergent into compartment II in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Turn the
programme selector to Cottons
L30 °C and press $ Start/Reload. After approx. 10 minutes, press $Start/
Reload to pause the programme. Once the required soaking time has elapsed, press $Start/Reload again to
continue the programme, or select a different programme.
Starch Laundry should not be treated with fabric softener.
Starching is possible in all wash programmes if liquid starch is used. Pour the starch in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions into fabric softener compartment ~ (rinse first if necessary).
Dyeing / Bleaching
Dye should only be used in normal household quantities. Salt may damage stainless steel. Always follow the dye
manufacturer's instructions. Do not use the washing machine for bleaching clothes.
Insert for liquid detergent depending on model
Position the insert for dispensing liquid detergent:
– Remove the detergent drawer completely a page 9
– Slide the insert forwards and click into place.
Do not use the insert (slide upwards): for gel detergents and washing powder,
for programmes with + Prewash
7and end time option.
Set to
Â
1 step, the
display panel
lights up
press and
hold
+
1 step, release
set to
Â
setting the
volume*
setting the
volume*
1 step
* if necessary, select the
function several times
1. Activating the mode
for setting the signal
volume
2. Setting the volume
for...
direct
Button signals Information signals
j
j
All buttons are sensitive and need
only to be touched lightly. Press and
hold the (Ready in) option button
for an automatic run through all
setting options.
Additional
functions
3
Detergent drawer with
compartments I, II, ~
Door
Drum
Control panel
Service door
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Insert for liquid detergent (depending on model) apage 6
Do not switch on the washing machine until you have read these
instructions and the separate Installation instructions!
Bosch WAQ28461GB

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Bosch WAQ28461GB specifications

General
Brand Bosch
Model WAQ28461GB
Product Washing Machine
EAN 4242002708522
Language English
Filetype PDF
Power
Energy efficiency class (old) A+++
Water consumption per cycle 39.5 L
Energy consumption washing per cycle 0.82 kWh
Current 13 A
Power consumption (max) 2300 W
AC input voltage 220-240 V
AC input frequency 50 Hz
Power consumption (off) 0.1 W
Other features
Annual water consumption washing 8700 L
Annual energy consumption washing 179 kWh
Washing class A
Design
Built-in display
Display type LED
Loading type Front-load
Type Freestanding
Cord length 1.6 m
Door hinge Left
Door opening angle 165 °
Drum volume 58 L
Direct drive technology -
Drum material Stainless steel
Tub material Plastic
Control type Buttons,Rotary
Product colour White
Door colour White
Performance
Number of washing programs -
Rated capacity 8 kg
Maximum spin speed 1400 RPM
Spin-drying class B
Cycle time (max) 191 min
Noise level (wash) 54 dB
Delayed start timer
Foam control system
Load balancing system
Delay start (max) 24 h
Residual moisture 53 %
Noise level (spin) 76 dB
Ergonomics
Child lock
Self-cleaning
Remaining time indication
Weight & dimensions
Width 598 mm
Depth 550 mm
Height 848 mm
Weight 69000 g
Depth with door open 1018 mm
Packaging data
Package weight 70000 g
Washing programs
Hygiene/anti-allergy washing program
Black washing program
Cotton washing program
Delicate/silk washing program
Easy care washing program
Eco washing program
Hand/wool washing program
Mix washing program
Pre-wash program
Quick washing program
Sport washing program
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