Manual for Installation, Use and Maintenance - Cda CI971

Manual for Installation, Use and Maintenance - Cda CI971

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Manual for Installation, Use and Maintenance - Page 1

CI971 Washer Dryer 7 + 4kg 1400 Spin Manual for Installation, Use and Maintenance


Contents - Page 2

2 Contents Contents ................................................................................................ 2 Important .............................................................................................. 3 Safety Warnings .................................................................................... 4 Warnings ............................................................................................... 5 Recommendations ............................................................................... 6 Before First Use ................................................

Appliance information: - Page 3

3 Important The CDA Group Ltd cannot be held responsible for injuries or losses caused by incorrect use or installation of this product. Please note that CDA reserve the right to invalidate the guarantee supplied with this product following incorrect installation or misuse of the appliance or use in a commercial environment. This appliance is not designed to be used by people (including children) with reduced physical, sensorial or mental capacity, or who lack experience or knowledge about it, unless they have had supervision or instructions on how to use the appliance by someone who is res..


4 IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CORRECT DISPOSAL OF THE PRODUCT IN ACCORDANCE WITH EC DIRECTIVE 2002/96/EC. At the end of its working life, the product must not be disposed of as urban waste. It must be taken to a special local authority differentiated waste collection centre or to a dealer providing this service. Disposing of a household appliance separately avoids possible negative consequences for the environment and health deriving from inappropriate disposal and enables the constituent materials to be recovered to obtain significant savings in energy and resources. As a reminder of the nee..

Warnings - Page 5

5  Since the appliance can reach high temperatures while running, do not touch the drain hose or drained water during draining.  In case of any failure, first unplug the appliance and close the water tap.  Repair on this appliance should only be undertaken by suitably qualified personnel.  Keep the packing materials away from children to prevent risk of injury.  Do not let children play with the washer dryer.  Keep pets away from the appliance.  The appliance should not be installed on carpeted surfaces as this can block the air ventilation on the base. Warnings To avoi..

Recommendations - Page 6

6  Follow the washing instructions recommended by the manufacturer of the garment to be washed.  Do not turn your washer dryer on until you are sure that it has been installed in accordance with the installation instructions and all the water, drainage, mains electricity and earth connections meet the local regulations and/or other applicable regulations. Important: Ensure that the transit bolts have been removed prior to using the machine. Recommendations  Residues of detergent or softener left in the detergent drawer for long periods will dry and stick to the detergent drawer. To..

Preparing Garments for Washing - Page 7

7  Do not remove the rating plate. The information on it is important.  This appliance should not be installed in locations where the ambient temperature may fall below 0°C. Use in temperatures below 0°C may damage the machine. Before First Use When your washer dryer has been correctly installed, we recommend that you pre-clean the machine. This is to check that the installation, the connections and the drainage are all correct, and to thoroughly clean the inside of the washer dryer before any wash programmes are run. Prior to pre-cleaning you should ensure the transit bolts have be..

ent manufacturer’s - Page 8

8  Since new coloured clothes may shed dye on the first wash, wash them separately.  Remove any metal pieces found on the items to be washed, for example curtain hooks.  Fasten all zips and buttons.  Turn garments, such as knitted fabrics, inside out.  Before placing the clothes in the drum, make sure all the pockets are empty. Any small objects may block the drain pump.  We recommend loading the washer dryer to its full capacity for best water and energy efficiency. Whenever possible, we recommend that you wash garments of different sizes within the same wash programme. T..

Control Panel - Page 9

9 Control Panel Display: shows the settings (spin speed, cycle status, timer, child lock on/off, maximum recommended weight). The settings can be modified using the buttons underneath. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Buttons: 1: Spin speed selection 2: Option selection 3: Confirm option 4: Delay timer 5: Drying 6: Start / Pause 7: Programme selector


Loading the Washer Dryer - Page 10

10 Opening the Door The appliance is fitted with a safety device which prevents the door from being opened while a programme is in progress. Check that all the water has been drained from the tank and the drum is at a standstill. Warning: If the washing programme is interrupted, it will be from 3 to 15 minutes before the door can be opened, depending on the temperature reached inside the appliance. Using the Appliance for Washing Loading the Washer Dryer  Open the door.  Add the items to be washed separately, ensuring they are loaded evenly.  When closing the door, ensure that no i..

’s detergent dispenser has three - Page 11

11 Adding Detergents and Additives Your washer Dryer ’s detergent dispenser has three compartments, marked with symbols: For prewash detergent For main wash detergent For fabric conditioner, starch or other additives.  The main wash detergent compartment has a tang allowing the use of liquid detergent. To insert it, pull it towards the front and then lower it, as shown here.  Place the detergent and any additives in the drawer before the start of the programme.  Never fill with liquids above the maximum level marked, otherwise the trays will empty too quickly.  Before pouring ..

Detergent Doses - Page 12

12 loaded, and their degree of soiling. This will provide the desired effect with optimal detergent consumption.  On detergent packs the recommended dose is indicated for 4 levels of water hardness and for loads of 4-5 kg of washing with average dirt levels. Detergent Doses Laundry with Normal Dirt  Choose a programme without prewash.  Pour the total amount of detergent shown on the pack into the main wash compartment of the detergent drawer. Very Dirty Laundry  Choose a programme with prewash.  Place ¼ of the recommended amount of detergent in the prewash compartment of the..

Selecting the Washing Programme - Page 13

13 deciding the dose of liquid detergent. Warning: Liquid detergents can be used, at the doses recommended by the manufacturer, only for the main wash, i.e. in all programmes without prewash. Descalers  Descalers can be added to the prewash and main wash compartments as recommended by their manufacturers.  Place the detergent in the compartments first, followed by the descaler. Selecting the Washing Programme To switch on the appliance and select the programme, proceed as follows: 1 Turn the “P rogramme Selector” knob in either direction. This switches on the washer dryer. 2 Selec..

Selecting and Confirming Options - Page 14

14 Selecting and Confirming Options Options Option selection Confirm option Start / Pause The Option Selection button can be used to select the following options in sequence (from the top down): Prewash: Adds a stage before the main wash, lasting about 20 minutes at a temperature of 35°C. This is suitable for loads of particularly dirty items. Intensive: The max. temperature is changed to 60°C and the washing stage is extended to increase the effectiveness of the enzymes in the detergents. This is suitable for delicate but dirty items.


15 - Page 15

15 Easy iron: Produces items which are less creased and easy to iron. Extra rinse: Adds a rinse to the selected washing programme. Flexi Time: Reduces the duration of the cycle. When selected (by pressing the “Confirm Option” button) the displ ay shows one bar less and the cycle time will be reduced by up to 20%, depending on programme selected. With a second press of the “Confirm Option” button a further bar disappears from the display and the cycle time reduces by up to a further 15%, depending on programme selected. Pressing the “Confirm Option” button again returns the cycle..

Delay Timer - Page 16

16 Delay Timer Delay Timer Symbol Start / Pause Symbol Start / Pause Delay Timer Button 1 The “ Delay Timer ” button can be pressed repeatedly to select the time after which the washing programme will end. The time left before the end of the cycle calculates the initial duration of the washing cycle, the settings made (temperature, spin speed and options) which may shorten or lengthen the cycle's initial duration, and the delay time the user wishes to add before the cycle starts. 2 After the Delay Timer function has been set, the symbol on the display remains on. 3 To cancel the Delay T..

Starting the Wash Programme - Page 17

17 Starting the Wash Programme 1 To start the washing programme (after making the settings you want) press the “ Start/Pause ” button. 2 Once the cycle has started, the display shows the time remaining before the end of the cycle and the “ Start/Pause ” symbol on the display is constantly on. 3 During the washing/drying programme, the symbols which identify the various phases light up: Cycle phase symbols: Prewash Wash Rinse Final Spin Stopping or Changing the Programme The washing programme in progress can be interrupted at any stage: 1 Press the “Start/Pause” button for about ..

The End of the Programme - Page 18

18 in progress. 3 To change the washing programme, simply turn the “P rogramme Selector” knob to select the new programme; there is no need to set the appliance in pause status. The new cycle will be carried out completely, beginning from the start. If the tank had already been filled with water during the previous cycle, the water intake phase will be omitted from the new programme. 4 To restart the cycle, press the “ Start/Pause ” button again. The End of the Programme Washing / drying programmes are completed automatically. The word END appears on the display and the "Time Remain..

Child Lock - Page 19

19 until the display indicates speed of “ 0 ” : the pump-out will be run without spin. Child Lock When this function is activated, changing options, temperature, spin speed and the washing/drying cycle is not possible while the cycle is in progress. 1 2 1 To activate the “ Child Lock ” function, press the “ Option Selection ” (1) button and hold it down. Also press the “ Confirm Options ” (2) button within 3 seconds. 2 The “Child Lock” symbol lights up to show that the function has been activated. 3 Repeat the same procedure to deactivate the function. Child Lock Symbol<..

Opening the Appliance in an - Page 20

20 Opening the Appliance in an Emergency In the event of a power failure, the door can be opened using the mechanical release, activated by means of the lever in the bottom of the appliance: 1 Turn the “Programme Selector” knob to “ Off ” and disconnect the power supply plug from the socket. 2 Drain off the water (see page 29) 3 Pull the lever down and open the door. Warning: Scalding hazard: Before opening the door, check that the appliance does not contain boiling hot water and detergent which may pour out and cause injury when the door is opened. Warning: Do not open the door usi..

Loads of laundry placed in the washer-dryer for drying - Page 21

21 In the wash-and-dry programme, the appliance switches from washing to drying automatically, with no need to use the controls (at the end of the wash) to obtain the complete cycle. Note:  Only dry laundry or garments washed in an aqueous solution and suitable for tumble drying.  Do not dry fabrics which have been dry cleaned or had stains removed with chemical solvents, wool or wool blend fabrics which will be shrunk by the heat, very delicate fabrics such as silk and synthetic curtains, fabrics which may easily lose threads such as woolen yarn, padding and loose-pile mats, or artic..

Wash and Dry Programme - Page 22

22 Extra Drying If the laundry is still too damp at the end of the programme, set a short timed drying programme. Warning: Do not over-dry as this may cause creases or shrinkage of garments. Wash and Dry Programme Automatic washing and drying can be carried out in the tough fabrics (cotton and colours) and synthetic/delicate fabrics programmes. If the wool wash programmes are selected, automatic drying after the wash cannot be set. For automatic washing and drying, the load of laundry must not exceed 4 kg of cotton or 2 kg of synthetic fabrics. Therefore, if the load for washing and drying ..

programmes selector knob to “OFF”. - Page 23

23 Whether drying will be at the normal temperature (90°C) or the delicate fabrics temperature (60°C) depends on the washing programme set previously. Once a drying time has been set, the symbol on the display flashes; it remains constantly on once the cycle enters the drying stage. Dry Only Programme 1. Turn the appliance off by turning the washing/drying programmes selector knob to “OFF”. 2. Turn the knob to the drying programme required: Intensive drying: for normal drying (90°C), or Gentle drying: for delicate fabrics (60°C). To find out which symbol identifies each drying progr..

Pause” button to start the drying - Page 24

24 4. Press the "Start- Pause” button to start the drying programme. The display shows the time remaining and the drying symbol LED lights up. Note:  Since no washing programme has been set previously, there are no constraints on selection of the drying programme (normal or gentle). Remember that normal drying is recommended for cotton and coloureds, and gentle drying for synthetic and delicate items.  For good drying results, the load of laundry must not exceed 4kg of cotton or 2kg of synthetic fabrics. Interrupting or Changing the Drying Programme 1 The drying programme can be int..

Clean Programme - Page 25

25 Clean Programme To keep the appliance operating at peak efficiency over time, it has a “ C lean” programme for regular cleaning of the drying circuit to remove any fluff deposits. 1. After a given number of drying cycles, the “ C lean” symbol lights up on the display to warn that this programme needs to be run. The warning light remains on until the “ C lean” programme is carried out. The light goes out at the end of the programme. 2. To perform the “ C lean” programme, proceed as follows: a. Make sure that the drum is completely empty and close the door. b. Turn the knob..

Programme Listing - Page 26

26 Programme Listing Programmes Symbol Temp. (°C) Max. Spin (rpm) Max. Washing Load (kg) Max. Drying Load (kg) prewash intense easy iron rinse + flexi time Drying afterwash if selected Cottons A Cold Max 7 4      Normal B 40° Max 7 4      Normal C 60° Max 7 4      Normal D 90° Max 7 4      Normal Wool E Cold 800 2 F 30° 800 2 Rinse Max 7   Spin Max 7   Drying Programmes G 90° Max 4 H 60° Max 3 Rapid 15' I 30° 800 2 Mix 30° J 30° 1200 3 3      Delicate synthetic K 40° 1000 3.5 3.5    ..

DetergentCompartments - Page 27

27 Prewash Wash Conditioner Load Types Wash Program Description    Delicate coloureds with light dirt Cold wash, rinses and final spin at the selected speed    Delicate coloureds with normal dirt Wash at 40°C, rinses and final spin at the selected speed    Tough coloureds with normal dirt Wash at 60 ℃ , rinses and final spin at the selected speed (Standard cycle with only "intensive" option selected)    Tough coloureds with heavy dirt Wash at 90 ℃ , rinses and final spin at the selected speed   Hand wash Cold wash, rinses and final spin at the ..

Cleaning the Outside of the Appliance - Page 28

28 Care and Maintenance Before beginning any care or maintenance, you should always disconnect the appliance from the electricity supply, and also turn off the water supply. If a programme has been run recently, wait for the water in the appliance to cool down to prevent risk of scalding. Cleaning the Outside of the Appliance  Regular, thorough cleaning will keep your appliance looking good.  Clean the exterior of the appliance with soap and water only, then dry thoroughly with a soft cloth.  The plastic parts should just be wiped with a damp cloth.  Do not scrape with pointed o..

Extract the drain hose ”A”. - Page 29

29 solvents. There is the risk of the formation of vapours which might catch fire and explode. Cleaning the Door Seal Check regularly that there are no paper clips, buttons, nails or pins in the folds of the door gasket. Cleaning the Drain Pump The drain pump only needs cleaning if the water is not being pumped out efficiently. This may happen if it has been blocked by buttons, brooches or similar objects. In this case, proceed as described below. Remove the mains plug to disconnect the appliance from the electricity supply.  Use a small screwdriver as a lever to remove the plugs shown h..

Cleaning the Detergent Drawer - Page 30

30  When no more water is coming out, close the hose again by pushin g the plug “B” firmly back into place.  Unscrew the cover of the pump “D” by turning it to anticlockwise.  Clean the pump and remove any foreign bodies.  Also check the inside “E”, making sure that the impeller turns freely; any foreign bodies stuck in it must be removed.  Screw the cover back on the pump.  Secure the drain house by snapping the plug back into place "C".  Fit the bottom of the plinth first. Push it towards the cabinet and put the plugs back into place. Cleaning the Detergen..

Water intake filters - Page 31

31 Water intake filters There are filters on the tap side of the water inlet hose and at the ends of the water inlet valves. These filters prevent ingress of dirt or foreign objects into the machine through the water supply. These filters should be cleaned approximately once a year to ensure there is no interruption in the water supply to the machine.  Remove the water inlet hose.  Remove the filters on the water inlet valves using pliers.  Remove the filters on the tap side of the water inlet hose manually, as well as the seal.  Clean the filters thoroughly using a brush.  R..

Practical Information - Page 32

32 Practical Information


Troubleshooting - Page 34

34 Troubleshooting Error Display In event of a malfunction the machine will identify the problem by showing an error code on the display Error Code Suggested Action Door not closed properly: Try reclosing it. Aqua stop device tripped: Cut off power supply, turn off water tap and contact CDA Customer Care. Water not taken in for washing: See troubleshooting table below. Water not pumped out: See troubleshooting table below.


Below is a list of some of the possible malfunctions. - Page 35

35 Troubleshooting Table Below is a list of some of the possible malfunctions. If the problem cannot be resolved as described, contact Customer Services. Problem Suggested Checks Appliance does not start Plug is properly connected to socket Door is securely closed “Start/Pause” button has been pressed Water not filling Plug is properly connected to socket Door is securely closed Water tap is turned on Water intake hose filters not blocked Water intake hose not trapped or kinked No water visible in washing drum Not a fault The water level should be below the bottom of the glass Water not..

“Start/Pause” button has - Page 36

36 Not all fabric conditioner used or too much water left in compartment The detergent drawer syphons are correctly fitted and not blocked Problem Suggested Checks Appliance does not spin Anti-imbalance safety device tripped because laundry not evenly distributed in drum. If laundry is still wet at end of cycle, rearrange it in the drum by hand and repeat spin programme only “Start/Pause” button has been pressed Emptying water from drum In the event of a power blackout, or appliance failure, water can be removed from the drum by using the emergency procedure Laundry not properly spun La..

Installation - Page 37

37 Installation Transit bolts and plastic spacers, located at the rear of the appliance, must be removed prior to using the appliance to prevent damage.  Loosen the transit bolts using a 10mm spanner by turning them anticlockwise and then remove them.  Remove the plastic spacer secured by each transit bolt.  Fit the plastic blanking plugs (supplied) to seal the bolt holes against water ingress. Warning: Do not turn the machine upside down or lie it on its side. Do not throw the transit bolts or plastic spacers away. If you need to move the washer dryer after installation you should..

Leveling - Page 38

38 Leveling 1. On appliances with adjustable rear feet, note that the rear of the appliance (as supplied) rests on skids and not on the feet. 2. Before positioning the washer dryer, check that the rear feet are screwed fully in, to prevent damage as the appliance is shifted into position. 3. Once the appliance is in its position, the height of the rear feet has to be increased so that the appliance no longer stands on the skids. 4. After adjusting the rear feet, level the appliance by adjusting the front feet to suit. The front feet should be locked in position by securing the locknuts tigh..

Connecting to the Mains Water Supply - Page 39

39 Connecting to the Mains Water Supply 1. Check that the water supply pressure is in the range: 0.1- 1.0MPa. With higher pressures, use a pressure reducer. 2. Connect the cold water supply hose (blue screw collar) to the cold water tap with ¾ ” gas threaded connector, taking care to tighten firmly to prevent leaks. The water supply hose must not be kinked or crushed and must not be changed or cut. Threaded connections must only be tightened by hand. Warning:  If the connection is made to new pipelines, or lines which have been out of use for a long time, allow a considerable amount o..

Warning! This appliance must be earthed. - Page 40

40 a water drain or to a sink outlet spigot. This connection should be a minimum of 60cm and a maximum of 100cm from the floor.  The drain hose should be no longer than 4m in length to ensure good performance from the washer dryer.  After connecting the water supply, check to ensure there are no leaks. The drain hose must be securely fastened to the outlet to prevent any risk of the drain hose becoming detached and causing flooding. Once the appliance is connected to the water supply and the drain connection, ensure that the water inlet and drain hoses are not folded, twisted, crushed..

How to Connect an Alternative Plug - Page 41

41 Amp fused plug. To change a fuse in this type of plug, follow the steps below: 1. Remove the fuse cover and fuse. 2. Fit replacement 13A fuse, ASTA approved to BS 1362 type, into the fuse cover. 3. Replace fuse cover. Important: Do not use the appliance without the fuse cover in position. How to Connect an Alternative Plug If the fitted plug is not suitable for your socket outlet, then it should be cut off and disposed of safely to prevent the risk of electric shock. A suitable alternative plug of at least 13 Amp rating to BS 1363 should be used. As the colours of the wires in the mains ..

International Washing Signs - Page 42

42 International Washing Signs


NOTES:- - Page 43

43 NOTES:-


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44 1. brackets.

CI971 Washer Dryer 7 + 4kg
1400 Spin
Manual for Installation, Use and Maintenance