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Wash cycles

Your washer has a number of wash cycles to suit your laundering needs. Selecting the most appropriate cycle for each particular wash load will help ensure you get the best possible wash result.

 

Cycle Designed Wash Time* Wash Action Wash Temp Rinse Max Spin Speed Spin Time**

Regular ***

For normally soiled everyday cotton loads, eg t-shirts, shorts, shirts.

11 – 15 minutes

Regular

Warm/Cold

Spray/ Deep rinse

1100 rpm

6 minutes

Heavy

Recommended cycle for heavily soiled durable garments, eg tea towels, children’s clothes.

13 – 19 minutes

Heavy

Warm

Spray/ Deep rinse

1100 rpm

6 minutes

Delicate

Designed for delicate, lightly soiled clothes and recommended for all ‘Hand wash only’ items.

3– 7 minutes

Delicate

Warm/Cold

Spray/ Deep rinse

300 rpm

4 minutes

Wool

Designed for machine washable woollen items.

2– 6 minutes

Delicate

Warm/Cold

Spray/ Deep rinse

300 rpm

4 minutes

Easy Iron

Recommended cycle
for items susceptible to creasing, eg shirts, dress trousers.

7 – 11 minutes

Regular

Warm/Cold

Spray/ Deep rinse

700 rpm

6 minutes

Bulky

Recommended cycle for washing bulky items.

6 – 10 minutes
+ 30 minute Soak

Bulky

Warm

2 Deep rinses

300 rpm

6 minutes

Allergy

Recommended cycle people with skin and other sensitivities.

11 – 17 minutes

Regular

Hot

Sprays/ 2 Deep rinses

1100 rpm

6 minutes

Quick

For washing lightly soiled garments in a faster time.

1 – 5 minutes

Regular

Warm/Cold

Spray/ Deep rinse

1100 rpm

4 minutes

Sports

Designed for sports
items.

12 - 17 minutes

Sports

Warm

Spray/ Deep rinse

1100 rpm

6 minutes

Bowl Clean

For maintaining the cleanliness of your washer.

Periodic agitation during a 2 hour soak

Delicate

Hot

Spray/ Deep rinse

700 rpm

6 minutes

Rinse

This cycle allows you to select ‘Rinse’ and ‘Spin’ only.

N/A

Regular

Cold

Spray/ Deep rinse

700 rpm

6 minutes

Spin

This cycle gives you the ability to select a ‘Spin’ cycle only. This cycle also allows you to customise the spin speed to suit your needs.

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

1100 rpm, or as selected

6 minutes

* Refers to the agitation time in the ‘wash’ part of the cycle, not the total time taken to complete a cycle.

** Refers to the length of time when at the maximum spin speed.

*** The ‘Regular’ cycle, with ‘Eco-Active™, On’, ‘Normal Soil’ and ‘Eco Rinse’ selected is the recommended water and energy saving cycle for normally soiled, everyday washing.

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