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Levelling the Water



It is IMPORTANT to level the washer to ensure good spin performance.

A spirit level is provided with your washer. Use this to level your washer, always placing it on a clean, flat surface. The washer is level when the bubble sits in the centre, within the two lines.

Your washer is equipped with self-locking feet at the front to ensure they do not move once you have levelled your washer. To adjust the feet, tilt the washer back and twist to move them up or down.


After levelling, the corners of the washer should be clear of the floor and the washer must not rock in any direction.

  1. Move the washer toits final position using the top corners to manoeuvre the product into place (do not push on the centre front of the washer). We recommend a minimum clearance of 20 mm each side and 40 mm at the rear of the washer.
  2. Open the lid, place the spirit level at the centre front of the top deck forward of the lid lock slot. Level the washer from side to side by winding up or down the front feet (Fig.1).

Fig.1 Levelling side to side
  1. With the lid closed, tilt the washer forward away from the wall approximately 100 mm (Fig.2), the self- adjusting feet will release. Gently lower the washer back down.

Fig.2 Tilt washer forward

  1. Open the lid, place the spirit level at either the right hand or left hand side of the top deck. Level the washer from front to back using the front feet only (Fig.3), winding both feet in or out equally. Tilt the washer forward again and lower back down (Fig.2).

  2. Re-check the washer is level. Move the spirit level around to all positions once more, checking the washer is level in all areas. Repeat step 4 if necessary. Check the washer does not rock from side to side, front to back, or corner to corner.

Fig.3 Levelling from front to back
  • Keep your spirit level for the next time you move or reposition your washer.

  • If moving or transporting your washer in the future, ensure you tape the lid down beforehand.

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