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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 For

Wash Time*

Wash Action

Wash Temp

Rinse

Spin Speed

Spin Time **

Regular ***

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

11 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 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.

5 minutes Delicate Warm/Cold Spray/Deep rinse

300 rpm

2 minutes
Wool

Designed for machine washable woollen items.

5 minutes Wool Warm/Cold Spray/Deep rinse

700 rpm

4 minutes
Easy Iron

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

9 minutes Regular Warm/Cold Spray/Deep rinse

300 rpm

4 minutes
Bulky

Recommended cycle for washing bulky items.

8 minutes + 30 minute Soak Bulky Warm 2 Deep rinses

300 rpm

6 minutes
Allergy

Recommended cycle for people with skin and other sensitivities.

11 minutes Regular Hot Spray/ 2 Deep rinses

1100 rpm

6 minutes
Quick

For washing lightly soiled garments in a faster time.

5 minutes Regular Warm/Cold Spray/Deep rinse

1100 rpm

2 minutes
Sports

Designed for sports items.

8 minutes Sports Warm Spray/Deep rinse

700 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

2 minutes
Rinse

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

N/A

Regular Cold Spray/Deep rinse

1100 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 seleceted

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’, ‘Warm/Cold’ wash temp, ‘Normal’ soil level, ‘1100’ spin speed, ‘Auto’ water level and ‘Eco Rinse’ selected is the recommended water and energy saving cycle for normally soiled, everyday washing.

For users in markets with cold supply only, the wash temperature will default to cold wash temperature.
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