User Manual GFW800AU80 Germanica 8kg Front Load Washing Machine

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Please read this manual carefully before using. and keep it for future reference.

General Safety

Product Overview


Control Panel

Getting Started


Transportation and removal of Transport Bolts

Levelling the appliance

Connecting the water inlet hose

Connecting the Drain Hose


Before First Use

Wash Care Symbols

Detergent Dispenser

Wash Programs

Cleaning and Maintenance



Customer Helpline

Last Page


Read this manual thoroughly before you start using the Front Load Washing Machine.

The safety precautions instructions reduces the risk of fire. electric shock and injury when

Please follow all instructions and take notice of all warnings.

Pay close attention to messages that follow this safety alert symbol or the words DANGER. WARNING or CAUTION. These words will be used to alert you of potential hazards that and injure you and others. Following these instruction will tell you how to reduce the chance of injury and the possible dangers if instructions aren’t followed.

This symbol indicates when there is a serious risk of injury if you do not pay attention to the warnings.



This symbol indicates when to be careful to avoid a serious risk of injury to oneself or damage to property.




• Voltage: Plug the appliance to a 220-240V. 50Hz. properly earthed power outlet. it must be in good working order.

• Power connection: Do not use an adaptor or an extension cord.

Plug the power plug directly into a separate power point that cannot be

• Power cord: Do not kink or damage the power supply cord. Make sure it is behind the appliance so no one can step on or place anything on the power

• Damaged cord: Do not use a cord that shows cracks or damage. Any damage to the cord may cause a short circuit. fire and/or electric shock.

Contact our support centre on [email protected] for advice

• Disconnection: Never pull the power cord to unplug appliance. Grip the plug and pull straight out from the power point.

• Electrical work: If the installation of this appliance requires any electrical work. make sure it is carried out by an electrician.

To reduce risk of fire. electric shock or injury. always follow these basic precautions and accident prevention measures when using this appliance. including the below:

NOTE: This appliance should be installed by an authorised technician else warranty will be void.


• The product is heavy. be careful when moving it. To avoid back or other injury. have 2 people lift or mechanical aid when installing.

• When unboxing. thoroughly inspect the appliance carefully for any damage. If there is any damage. do not install the appliance. Contact our

• While installing the appliance make sure that the power cord is not bent or flattened.

• Make sure to remove all packaging materials such as foams and tapes before installing the appliance.

• Make sure if the machine is to be placed on carpet that the ventilation openings in the base are not obstructed

• Install the washing machine on a flat level and stable ground.




• Supervision over children is to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. Never allow them to use. play with or crawl inside the appliance.

Cleaning and maintenance must not be done by children.

• This appliance is not to be used by persons (including children) with reduced physical. sensory or mental capabilities. or lack of experience and knowledge.

• Only for indoor domestic use only. It is not to be used for industrial or commercial use.

• Do not use this product for anything other than its intended purpose. and only use it as described in this manual. Do not attempt to alter or modify

• In the process of a hot wash. the door window can become hot. Make sure not to touch it or that no children or pets come into contact with the door window.

• Ensure that emptying all pockets of every item to make sure that there is no hard. sharp objects such as coins. safety pins. bra wires. nails or screws can cause

• Damage or malfunction caused from foreign objects is not covered by your warranty to the appliance.

• Do not operate this appliance outdoors.

• Incorrect use can result in property damage. injury or death. We assume no liability for misuse of the appliance or noncompliance with these instructions.

• Maximum load of dry clothes is 8kg

• This appliance is intended to be used in household and similar applications such as: – staff kitchen areas in shops. offices and other working environments;

– farm houses;

– by clients in hotels. motels and other residential type environments;

– bed and breakfast type environments;

– areas for communal use in blocks of flats or in launderettes.



• Before cleaning or maintenance. always unplug the appliance from the power socket. Make sure you pull by the plug. not the cord as this can damage the

• Only the filter requires regular cleaning. everything else is non user-serviceable parts. Do not try to repair. disassemble or modify the appliance.

• Check and clean the lint filter on a regular basis

• Service: Never try to repair. modify or replace any part of the appliance. unless this manual says you can do so. All other servicing is to be done by a qualified





When using Pre-Delay. you can delay washing of up to 24 hours.






Press and hold *Pre Delay for 3 seconds to activate child lock. follow same


Press and hold both TEMP and SPEED for 3 seconds to activate tub clean.

Before installing your appliance. read all safety instructions in this manual. especially the sections on electrical safety and installation.



• When unpacking the appliance. be sure to keep all the packaging materials until you have made sure your new appliance is undamaged and in good working


• CAUTION: VERY HEAVY! Be sure to team lift the appliance with someone or mechanical aid is required when moving the appliance. Keep the appliance


• IMPORTANT! Make sure before you install the appliance. you must remove the transit bolts from the back of the appliance and cover the holes with the hole covers provided. A spanner is required to remove the bolts.

NOTE: Keep the transit bolts for future needs if you are going to move the appliance again to another location. The bolts hold the drum in place during transportation but MUST be removed before use so the drum can move during a wash.

Leaving the bolts in can result in strong shock. noise and malfunction.


LEVELLING THE APPLIANCE IMPORTANT! Make sure to level the appliance carefully with a spirit level to ensure the most accurate levelling of the appliance. This is a must if your floor in unbalanced to level the washing machine.

• Make sure to position the appliance on a level and stable ground. If the floor is uneven you can adjust the feet by twisting foot then with a spanner

• By placing a spirit level ontop of the appliance you can check correctly to aid you in adjusting the feet levelling nuts to adjust the appliance to be

INSTALLATION AREA IMPORTANT! When installing the appliance the spacing on the side and behind the appliance must not be less the 20mm to allow proper ventillation.

Note: Make sure to avoid direct sunlight onto the appliance.


CONNECTING THE WATER INLET HOSE IMPORTANT! To prevent leakage or water damage please follow the below instructions. Do not kink. crush. modify or sever the water inlet hose.

Minimum Inlet Water Pressure: 0.03MPa/Maximum Inlet Water Pressure: 1MPa

Be sure to only use new hose sets when connecting the washing machine. Do not re-use


Connect the elbow to tap and fasten it clockwise.

Connect the other end of inlet pipe to the inlet valve at the backside of washing machine and fasten the pipe tightly clockwise.

Notes: If there is any leakage with hose after connecting. then repeat the steps to connect inlet pipe. The most common type of tap shall be used to supply water. If the tap is square or too big. then the tap should be changed to a standard one.

PLACE OUTLET HOSE There is 1 way to place the end of outlet hose:

• Put it beside the water trough.

Connect the other end of the inlet pipe to the inlet valve on the back of the appliance and fasten the pipe tightly clockwise.


CONNECTING THE DRAIN HOSE Do not kink or protract the drain hose. Position the drain hose correctly otherwise dam age will result in water leakage.

There are two ways to place the end of drain hose:

1. Put it through the water trough.

2. Connect it to the branch drain pipe.

When installing the drain hose into the laundry sink. make sure it is properly fitted with rope to hold it in place. If the hose is too long. do not try to push the end were it comes from the appliance in to shorten length. this can damage it.


• Make sure that the hose is not higher then 120cm above the ground. otherwise appliance will not drain the water well.

• Never lay down the drain hose otherwise water will pour out.

• Make sure the hose has no kinks so it can drain properly.


• Before any first wash make sure everything is installed correctly. Make sure to do one wash with no items inside to clean out the tube before your first

After the above steps have been completed. In a few simple steps shown below you can select the type of wash you want and get started.



• Make sure that the appliance is in a correct working temperature (0-40˚C).

If the appliance is used under 0˚C the inlet valve and draining system may

• Make sure that all labels are checked on items if they can be washed.

• Use non-foaming or less-foaming detergents which are more suitable for washing machines to wash correctly.


• Never use the washing machine to wash a single item at any given time. if you need to urgently wash an item. we suggest placing a few clothing items in there.

• Make sure that all labels are checked on items if they can be washed.

• Use non-foaming or less-foaming detergents which are more suitable for washing machines to wash correctly.

WASH CARE SYMBOLS When choosing a wash program. check for any labels on your clothes and follow the instructions. below are some commonly used symbols.


DETERGENT DISPENSER Only use low-subsiding detergents and clothing care preparations that are for use in a front load washing machine.


SYNTHETIC DETERGENT POWDER Please make sure it is powdered detergent that can dissolve and not soap pieces places into this dispenser. (LEFT compartment indicated above)

LIQUID BLEACH Bleach can be placed into this dispenser compartment when washing whites.

PREWASHING DETERGENT If you want additional cleaning of your clothes. add pre-wash detergent to this compartment. (RIGHT compartment indicated above)

SOFTENER Place fabric softener into this compartment. make sure not to exceed MAX marking. (MIDDLE compartment indicated above)

• Energy test program: Cotton 40˚C. Speed: 1200 RPM; Other as the default.

• “Cotton 40˚C” is the standard washing programs to which the information in the label relates. and they are suitable to clean normal soiled cotton laundry and they are the most efficient programs in terms of energy and water consumption for washing that type of cotton laundry. the actual water temperature may differ from the declared cycle temperature.




• Before starting maintenance. ensure that the appliance is unplugged and close the tap.

CLEANING THE CABINET Proper maintenance on the washing machine can extend its working life.

The surface can be cleaned with diluted

CLEANING THE DOOR SEAL AND GLASS Wipe the glass and seal after each wash to remove lint and stains. If lint builds up it can eventually cause leaks. Remove any coins. buttons or other objects from the seal (if any) after each wash.



Washing the filter in the tap 1 Close the tap 2 Remove the water supply hose from the tap 3 Clean the filter 4 Reconnect the water supply hose

Washing the filter in the washing machine 1 Screw off the inlet pipe from the back of appliance 2 Pull out the filter with long nose pliers and reinstall after being washed 3 Use the brush to clean the filter 4 Reconnect the inlet pipe and turn on the tap


CLEANING THE DETERGENT DISPENSER 1 Press down the arrow location on the softener cover inside the washing machine dispenser.

2 Lift the clip up and take out the softener cover and wash all the grooves with water.

3 Restore the softener cover and push the drawer into position.

NOTE Do not use alcohol. solvents or chemical products to clean the machine.


CLEANING THE DRAIN PUMP FILTER 1 Be careful of the hot water.

2 Allow the detergent solution to cool down.

3 Drain pump filter can filter the yarns and small foreign matters from the washing.

4 Clean the filter periodically to ensure the washing machine operates normally.


• Make sure that the valve cap is reinstalled properly.

Cap plates should be inserted aligning to hole plates otherwise water may leak.

• When the appliance is in use and depending on the program selected there can be hot water in the pump.

Never remove the pump cover during a wash cycle. always wait until the appliance has finished the cycle and is empty. When replacing the cover ensure it is tightly secured.




Problem Possible Cause Solution

Washing machine is not starting

Door is not closed properly

Restart after the door is closed. check if the clothes are stuck

Door can’t be opened

Washer’s safety protection is active

Disconnect the power and restart the appliance

Water Leakage

The connection between inlet pipe or outlet hose is not tight

Detergent residues are in the dispenser

Indicator or display isnt working

Disconnect the power. PC board or harness may have a connection problem.

Check if the power is on and the power plug is connected correctly.

Abnormal Noise

Check if the Transport bolts at the back of the appliance have been removed.

Check it’s installed on a level and solid floor.

Problem Possible Cause Reason Solution

Door Lock Problem Door is not closed properly. restart after door is closed.

Water injecting problem while washing

1. Tap is not opened or water flows too slowly.

2. Inlet valve filter is blocked.

3.inlet pipe is twisted 4. if water is not supplied.

1. Open the Tap or wait till water supply is back to normal.

2. Check inlet valve filter 3. Straighten water pipe.

4. check other taps in the room.

E21 Drain problem while washing

1. Outlet hose is blocked or twisted 2. drain pump is blocked.

1. Wash and straighten the hose.

2. Wash drain pump filter.


Power Supply 220-240V~50Hz

Rated Washing Power

Rated Spinning Power

Rated Heating Power

Standard Water Pressure 0.03MPa~1MPa

Washing Capacity KG

Rated Power

Dimensions 595 (w) x 600 (d) x 850 (h) mm

Weight Net: 58 kg / Gross: 63 kg

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