CANDY GVSC169T3 Washing Machine User Manual

May 15, 2024
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GVSC169T3 Washing Machine

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Carefully read this manual for correct and safe appliance use and for helpful tips on efficient maintenance.
** Only use the washing machine after carefully reading these instructions. We recommend you always keep this manual on hand and in good condition for any future owners.
FOR U.K. ONLY
On receipt of your appliance please check it carefully for damage. Any damage found must be reported to the delivery driver immediately. Alternatively damage found must be reported to the retailer within 2 days of receipt.
Each product is identified by a unique 16character code, also called the “serialnumber”, printed on the sticker. This can befound inside the door opening. This code isa unique code for your product that you willneed to register the product warranty, or ifyou need to contact the Customer ServiceCentre.
Environmental conditions**
This appliance is marked according to the European directive 2012/19/EU on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
WEEE contains both polluting substances (which can cause negative consequences for the environment) and basic components (which can be re-used). It is important to have WEEE subjected to specific treatments, in order to remove and dispose properly all pollutants, and recover and recycle all materials. Individuals can play an important role in ensuring that WEEE does not become an environmental issue; it is essential to follow some basic rules:

  • WEEE should not be treated as household waste;
  • WEEE should be handed over to the relevant collection points managed by the municipality or by registered companies. In many countries, for large WEEE, home collection could be present.

In many countries, when you buy a new appliance, the old one may be returned to the retailer who has to collect it free of charge on a one-to-one basis, as long as the equipment is of equivalent type and has the same functions as the supplied equipment.

GENERAL SAFETY RULES

  • 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.
    A different use of this appliance from household environment or from typical housekeeping functions, as commercial use by expert or trained users, is excluded even in the above applications. If the appliance is used in a manner inconsistent with this it may reduce the life of the appliance and may void the manufacturer’s warranty. Any damage to the appliance or other damage or loss arising through use that is not consistent with domestic or household use (even if located in a domestic or household environment) shall not be accepted by the manufacturer to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  • This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved.
    Children shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children without supervision.

  • Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.

  • Children of less than 3 years should be kept away unless continuously supervised.

  • If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a special cord or assembly available from the manufacturer or its service agent.

  • Only use the hose-sets supplied with the appliance for the water supply connection (do not reuse old hose-sets).

  • Water pressure must be between 0.1 MPa and 1 MPa.

  • Make sure carpets or rugs do not obstruct the base or any of the ventilation openings.

  • The final part of a washer dryer cycle occurs without heat (cool down cycle) to ensure that the items are left at a temperature that ensures that the items will not be damaged.

WARNING:
never stop a washer dryer before the end of the drying cycle unless all items are quickly removed and spread out so that the heat is dissipated.

  • After installation, the appliance must be positioned so that the plug is accessible.
  • The appliance must not be installed behind a lockable door, a sliding door or a door with a hinge on the opposite side to that of the washer dryer, in such way that a full opening of the washer dryer door is restricted.
  • The maximum load capacity of dry clothes depends on the model used (see control panel).
  • The appliance is not to be used if industrial chemicals have been used for cleaning.
  • Do not dry unwashed items in the washer dryer.
  • Items that have been soiled with substances such as cooking oil, acetone, alcohol, petrol, kerosene, spot removers, turpentine, waxes and wax removers should be washed in hot water with an extra amount of detergent before being dried in the washer dryer.
  • Items such as foam rubber (latex foam), shower caps, waterproof textiles, rubber backed articles and clothes or pillows fitted with foam rubber pads should not be dried in the washer dryer.
  • Fabric softeners, or similar products, should be used as specified by the fabric softener instructions.
  • Oil-affected items can ignite spontaneously, especially when exposed to heat sources such as a washer dryer. The items become warm, causing an oxidation reaction in the oil, Oxidation creates heat. If the heat cannot escape, items can become hot enough to catch fire. Piling, stacking or storing oil-effected items can prevent heat from escaping and so create a fire hazard.
  • If it is unavoidable that fabrics contain vegetable or cooking oil or have been contaminated by hair care products be placed in a washer dryer they should first be washed in hot water with extra detergent – this will reduce, but not eliminate, the hazard.
  • Remove all objects from pockets such as lighters and matches.
  • To consult the product technical specification please refer to the manufacturer website.

Electrical connections andsafety instructions

  • The technical details (supply voltage and power input) are indicated on the product rating plate
  • Make sure that the electrical system is earthed, complies with all applicable law and that the (electricity) socket is compatible with the plug of the appliance. Otherwise, seek qualified professional assistance.
  • The use of converters, multiple sockets or extension cords is strongly advised against

WARNING:
the appliance must not be supplied through an external switching device, such as a timer, or connected to a circuit that is regularly switched on and off by a utility.

  • Before cleaning or maintainingthe washing machine, unplugthe appliance and turn off thewater tap.
  • Do not pull on the power cordor appliance to unplug themachine.
  • Make sure there is no water inthe drum before opening thedoor.

WARNING:
water may reach very high temperatures during the wash cycle.

  • Do not expose the washing machine to rain, direct sunlight or other weather elements. Protect from possible freezing.
  • When moving, do not lift the washing machine by the knobs or detergent drawer; during transport, never rest the door on the trolley. We recommend two people lift the washing machine.
  • In the event of fault and/or malfunction, turn off the washing machine, close the water tap and do not tamper with the appliance. Immediately contact the Customer Service Centre and only use original spare parts. Failure to observe these instruction may jeopardise appliance safety.

INSTALLATION

  • Remove the 2 or 4 transportation screws (A) on the back and remove the 2 or 4 flat washers, rubber bungs and plastic spacer tubes (B) as illustrated in figure 1.
  • If the washing machine is builtin, unscrew the 3 or 4 transportation screws (A) and remove the 3 or 4 flat washers, rubber bungs and plastic spacer tubes (B).
  • During the removal of the screws occasionally spacer tubes fall inside the product, these can be remove by tilting the product forward and recovering them from the floor or inside the base of the machine.
  • Cover the open transportation screw holes with the 2 or 4 plastic caps included in the instruction bag.

CANDY GVSC169T3 Washing Machine - parts WARNING:
keep packaging materials away from children.
Instructions for mounting the furniture door

  • Position the template onto the reverse of the furniture door. It is possible to mount the hinges and closure magnet on the right or left-hand side depending on your requirements. Mark the screw hole positions, then drill out these positions.
  • Fix the hinges in place with the 4 screws provided (A).
  • Fix the magnet (B) in place using screw (C).
  • Mount the plate (D) on the right or left-hand side, depending on your installation requirements. Place the plastic support (E) under the plate and fix it in position with screw (F).
  • Snap mount cap (G) in the lower position.CANDY GVSC169T3 Washing Machine - parts1
  • Mount the furniture door to the front of the washer using the hinges. Fix the spacers (I) in place with the 2 screws (J) and then fix the hinges with 2 screw (H).
  • Slide the washer into an opening of the size indicated in the diagram opposite. A furniture plinth may be run across the front of the appliance, but its height will be dictated by the height the washer is set at.
  • The 4 adjustable feet allow the height of the washer to be adjusted from 820 mm to a maximum of 840 mm. To adjust the height, you should remove the nuts fitted to each foot and replace these with the 5 mm nuts supplied. Raise the feet to your desired height and then fully tighten the lock nut to the We suggest mounting the furniture door so that it opens towards the left, which is the same direction as the porthole door. This will leave more space when you are loading washing into the appliance. base of the washer.CANDY GVSC169T3 Washing Machine - suggest

Hydraulic connections

  • Connect the water hose to the water supply tap (fig. 3) only using the hose supplied with the appliance (do not reuse old hose-sets).CANDY GVSC169T3 Washing Machine - Hydraulic connections

  • SOME MODELS may include one or more of the following features:

  • HOT&COLD (fig. 4):
    water mains connection settings with hot and cold water for higher energy savings. Connect the grey tube to the cold water tap and the red one to the hot water tap. The machine can be connected to the cold water tap only: in this case, some programs may start a few minutes later.CANDY GVSC169T3
Washing Machine - HOT&COLD

  • AQUASTOP (fig. 5):
    a device located on the supply tube that stops water flow if the tube deteriorates; in this case, a red mark will appear in the window “A” and the tube must be replaced. To unscrew the nut, press the one-way lock device “B”.CANDY GVSC169T3 Washing Machine - AQUASTOP

  • AQUAPROTECT – SUPPLY TUBE WITH GUARD (fig. 6):
    Should water leak from the primary internal tube “A”, the transparent containment sheath “B” will contain water to permit the washing cycle to complete. At the end of the cycle, contact the Customer Service Centre to replace the supply tube.CANDY GVSC169T3 Washing Machine -
SUPPLY

Setting

  • The washing machine should be installed inits final position such that the water fill hoseis not kinked or trapped. The corrugateddrain hose should be inserted into suitabledrain pipe of between 50 cm and 85 cmheight above the floor using the curved drainhose support. If an under sink connection isused the drain hose must be routed above the sink overfill opening to prevent backsiphoning. Care must be taken to avoidkinking or trapping the drain hose (fig. 7).

  • Level the appliance using the feet asillustrated in figure 8:
    a. turn the nut clockwise to release the screw;
    b. rotate the foot to raise or lower it until it touches to the floor;
    c. lock the foot, screwing in the nut, until it tightens against to the bottom of the washing machine.

  • Plug in the appliance.

WARNING:
contact the Customer Service Centre should the power cord need replacement.
Installation faults are not covered by the manufacturers warranty.CANDY
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DETERGENT DRAWER

The detergent draw is split into 3 compartments as illustrated in figure 9:

  • compartment “1”: for prewash detergent;
  • compartment “ ”: for special additives, softeners, starch fragrances, etc.;

WARNING:
only use liquid products; the washing machine is set to automatically dose additives at each cycle during the last rinse.

  • compartment “2”: for washing detergent.

WARNING:
some detergents are not designed for use in the dispenser drawer but are supplied with their own dispenser that is placed in the drum directly.

PRACTICAL HINTS

Load tips
When sorting laundry, make sure:

– have eliminated metallic objects such as hair clips, pins, coins, from laundry;
– to have buttoned pillow cases, closed zips, tied loose belts and long robe ribbons;
– to have removed rollers, hooks or clips from curtains;
– to have carefully read clothing washing labels;
– to have removed any persistent stains using specific detergents.

  • When washing rugs, bedcovers or other heavy clothing, we recommend you avoid the spinning cycle.
  • To wash wool, make sure the item can be machine washed. Check the fabric label.
  • Leave the appliance’s door slightly open between washes, to prevent possible bad smells developing inside the machine.

Useful advice for saving
Tips on how to save money and not damage the environment when using your appliance.

  • Load the machine to the highest capacity shown in the programme table for each programme – this will allow you to SAVE energy and water.
  • Noise and residual laundry moisture are affected by spin speed: a faster spin is associated with greater noise and lower residual moisture in the laundry.
  • The most efficient programmes in terms of combined use of water and energy are usually the longer-lasting ones with lower temperature.

Maximise the load size

  • Achieve the best use of energy, water, detergent and time by using the recommended maximum load size. Save up to 50% energy by washing a full load instead of 2 half loads.

Do you need to pre-wash?

  • For heavily soiled laundry only!
    SAVE detergent, time, water and between 5 to 15% energy consumption by NOT selecting Prewash for slight to normally soiled laundry.

Is a hot wash required?

  • Pretreat stains with stain remover or soak dried in stains in water before washing to reduce the necessity of a hot wash programme. Save energy by using a low temperature wash programme.

Before using a drying programme (WASHER-DRYERS)

  • SAVE energy and time by selecting a high spin speed to reduce the water content in laundry before using a drying programme.

Dosing the detergent
Below is a short guide with tips and advice on the use of detergent.

  • Only use detergents suitable for machine washing.
  • Select your detergent according to the type of fabric (cotton, delicates, synthetics, wool, silk, etc.), the colour, the type and level of soiling and the programmed washing temperature.
  • To use the right amount of detergent, softener or any other additives, carefully follow the manufacturer’s instructions every time: correctly using the appliance with the right dose allows you to avoid waste and to reduce the environmental impact.

When washing heavily soiled whites, we recommend using cotton programs of 60°C or above and a normal washing powder (heavy duty) that contains bleaching agents that at medium/high temperatures provide excellent results.
For washes between 40°C and 60°C the type of detergent used needs to be appropriate for the type of fabric and level of soiling. Normal powders are suitable for “white” or colour fast fabrics with high soiling, while liquid detergents or “colour protecting” powders are suitable for coloured fabrics with light levels of soiling.
For washing at temperatures below 40°C we recommend the use of liquid detergents or detergents specifically labeled as suitable for low temperature washing.
For washing wool or silk, only use detergents specifically formulated for these fabrics.

  • Too much detergent leads to excessive foam, which prevents the cycle being carried out correctly. It could also affect the quality of the washing and rinsing.

The use of ecological detergents without phosphates may cause the following effects:
– cloudier rinse drain water: This effect is tied to the suspended zeolites which do not have negative effects on rinse efficiency.
– white powder (zeolites) on laundry at the end of the wash: this is normal, the powder is not absorbed by fabric and does not change its colour.
To remove the zeolites, select a rinse programme. In the future consider using slightly less detergent.
– foam in the water at last rinse: this does not necessary indicate poor rinsing. Consider using less detergent in future washes.
– abundant foam: This is often due to the anionic surfactants found in the detergents which are hard to eliminate from laundry. In this case, do not re- rinse to eliminate these effects: it will not help at all.
We suggest conducting a maintenance wash using a proprietary cleaner.
If the problem persists or if you suspect a malfunction, immediately contact an Authorised Customer Service Centre.

CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE

Looking after your appliance correctly can extend its lifespan.
Cleaning the appliance’s exterior

  • Disconnect the machine from the power supply.
  • Clean the appliance’s external cabinet, using a damp cloth and AVOIDING ABRASIVES, ALCOHOL AND/OR DILUENTS.

Drawer cleaning

  • It is advisable to regularly clean the detergent drawer to avoid the accumulation of detergent and additive residues.
  • Remove the drawer gently but firmly.
  • Clean the drawer under running water and put it back into its compartment.

Cleaning the pump filter

  • The appliance has a special filter that traps larger residues that could block the draining system, such as buttons or coins.

We recommend checking and cleaning the filter 5 or 6 times a year.

  • Disconnect the machine from the power supply.
  • Ensure all the water has been emptied from the drum.
  • Before unscrewing the filter, we recommend you place an absorbent towel under it to keep the floor dry. A small amount of water will come out of the filter as you remove it – this is normal.
  • Turn the filter counter-clockwise to the limit stop.
  • Remove and clean the filter; when finished, replace it turning it clockwise. The filter handle will be locked when it is not possible to turn any further and the handle is horizontal. Smearing a small amount of liquid soap on the filter seal will help refitting.
  • Repeat the previous steps in reverse order to reassemble all parts.

Suggestions for moves or prolonged disuse

  • If the appliance is kept in a non-heated room for long periods of time, all water residues must be completely removed from the pipes.
  • Disconnect the machine from the power supply socket.
  • Detach the tube from the drainage system and clip on the rear of the machine and lower it, fully draining water into a bowl.
  • Secure the drain tube with the drainage system and clip on the rear of the machine when finished.
  • Keep the door glass and gasket clean.

QUICK USER GUIDE

This washing machine automatically adjusts the level of the water to the type and quantity of washing. This system gives a reduction in energy consumption and a saving in washing times.

  • Turn on the washing machine and select the required program.
  • Adjust the washing temperature if necessary and press the required “option” buttons.

DRYING
If you would like the drying cycle to begin automatically after washing, select the programme required using the DRYING SELECTION button.
Or you can finish the wash and then select the drying programme and load size.

  • Press the START/PAUSE button to start washing.
  • At the end of the programme, the message “End” will appear on the display or, on some models, all wash stage indicator lights will turn on.

Wait until the DOOR LOCKED light has gone out before opening the door.

  • Turn off the washing machine.

For any type of wash, see the program table and follow the operating sequence as indicated.
Technical data
Water pressure:

min 0.1 Mpa / max 1 Mpa
Spin r.p.m.: See rating plate.
Power input / Power current fuse amp / Supply voltage: See rating plate.

CONTROLS AND PROGRAMS

A. Programme selector with OFF position
B. START/PAUSE button
C. DELAY START button
D. DRYING SELECTION button
E. RAPID / STAIN LEVEL button
F. OPTIONS button
G. TEMPERATURE SELECTION button
H. SPIN SPEED button G+H KEY LOCK
I. Digital display
L. DOOR LOCKED indicator light
M. SMART Fi+ area
WARNING:
Don’t touch the display while inserting the plug because the machines calibrates the systems during the first seconds: touching the display, the machine couldn’t work property. In this case, remove the plug and repeat the operation.
PROGRAMME selector with OFF position
When the programme selector is turned the display lights up to show the settings for the programme selected.
For energy saving, at the end of the cycle or with an inactivity period, the display level contrast will decrease.
N.B.: To switch the machine off, turn the programme selector to the OFF position.

  • Press the START/PAUSE button to start the selected cycle.
  • Once a programme is selected the programme selector remains stationary on the selected programme till cycle ends.
  • “End” will appear in the display at the end of the program and the DOOR LOCKED light will go off, it is now possible to open the door.
  • Switch off the washing machine by turning the selector to OFF.

The programme selector must be returned to the OFF position at the end of each cycle or when starting a subsequent wash cycle prior to the next programme being selected and started.
START/PAUSE button
Close the door BEFORE selecting the button START/PAUSE.

  • Press to start the selected cycle.

When the START/PAUSE button has been pressed, the appliance can take few seconds before it starts working.
PAUSING THE MACHINE

  • Keep the START/PAUSE button pressed for about 2 seconds (some light indicators and the residual time display will flash, showing that the machine is paused).

For safety reasons, in some wash cycle phases, the door can be opened only if the level of the water is below its lower edge and if the temperature is less than 45°C. If these conditions are met, wait for the DOOR LOCKED light to switch off before opening the door.

  • Press the START/PAUSE button again to re-start the programme from the point it had been paused at.

CANCELLING THE PROGRAMME

  • To cancel the programme, set the selector to the OFF position.
  • Wait 2 minutes until the safety device unlocks the door.

DELAY START button

  • This button allows you to pre-programme the wash cycle to delay the start of the cycle for up to 24 hours.

  • To delay the start use the following procedure:
    – Select the required programme.
    – Press the delay start button once to activate it (h00 appears on the display) and then press it again to set a 1 hour delay (h01 appears on the display). The pre-set delay increases by 1 hour each time the button is pressed, until h24 appears on the display, at which point pressing the button again will reset the delay start to zero.
    – Confirm by pressing the START/PAUSE button. The delay countdown will begin and when it has finished the programme will start automatically.

  • It is possible to cancel the delay start by turning the programme selector to OFF.

If there is a break in the power supply whilst the machine is operating, when the power is restored, the machine will restart from the beginning of the phase it was in when the power was lost.
The option buttons should be selected before pressing the START/PAUSE button. If an option is selected that is not compatible with the selected programme then the option indicator light first flashes and then goes off.
DRYING SELECTION

  • For automatic washing/drying cycle:
    after the selection of washing programme according to laundry type, select a degree of dryness by pressing this button. At the end of the washing programme, the selected drying cycle will start automatically.

If a washing programme is not compatible with automatic drying selected, this function will not be activated.
If you exceed the maximum dryable load of laundry indicated in the programme table, the laundry may not be dried satisfactory.

  • If you want delete the selection before the programme starts, please press repeatedly the button until the lights go off or reposition the programme selector to the OFF position.

  • Drying only cycle:
    select via the knob the desired drying programme in conjunction with your fabrics, by pressing this button it is possible to select a degree of dryness that is different to the default one (except for the wool drying programme).

  • To cancel the cycle during the drying phase, please press the button for about 3 seconds.

WARNING:
After cancelling the drying programme, the cool down phase will begin and please wait for about 10/20 minutes before opening the door.

  • “End” will appear in the display at the end of the program and the DOOR LOCKED light will go off, it is now possible to open the door.

It is also possible to cancel the drying cycle by turning the programme selector to the OFF position. It is necessary to wait for the cooling phase’s end (10/20 minutes) and the DOOR LOCKED light to go off before opening the door.
RAPID / STAIN LEVEL button
This button allows you to choose between two different options, depending on the selected programme:
– RAPID
The button becomes active when you select the RAPID (14’/30’/44′)
programme on the knob and allows you to select one of three durations indicated.
– STAIN LEVEL button

  • Once the programme has been selected the wash time set for that programme will be automatically shown.
  • This option allows you to choose between 3 levels of wash intensity modifying the length of the programme, depending on how much the fabrics are soiled (can only be used on some programmes as shown in the table of programmes).

OPTIONS button
This button allows you to choose between three different options:
– PREWASHING

  • This option allows you to make a prewash and it is particularly useful for heavily soiled loads (can be used only on some programmes as shown in the table of programmes).
  • We recommend you use only 20% of the recommended quantities shown on the detergent pack.

– AQUAPLUS

  • This option (available only in some programmes) allows you to wash the load in a much larger quantity of water and this, together with the new combined action of the drum rotation cycles, where water is filled and emptied, will give you garments which have been cleaned and rinsed to perfection so that the detergent dissolves completely, ensuring an efficient cleaning action.
  • This function is for the people with delicate and sensitive skin.
  • This function can be used for children’s items and for washing of very dirty items, for which you are required to use a lot of detergent, or for washing of Towels whose fibres have the tendency to hold the detergent.

– HYGIENE +
Activated when you set 60°C of temperature. This option allows deep cleaning of your clothes by maintaining the same temperature for the whole wash.
TEMPERATURE SELECTION button

  • This button allows you to change the temperature of the wash cycles.
  • It is not possible to raise the temperature over the maximum allowed for the programme, in order to protect the fabrics.
  • If you want carry out a cold wash all the indicators must be off.

SPIN SPEED button

  • By pressing this button, it is possible to reduce the maximum speed, and if you wish, the spin cycle can be cancelled.
  • If the label does not indicate specific information, it is possible to use the maximum spin expected in the program.

To prevent damage to the fabrics, it is not possible to increase the speed over the maximum allowed for the programme.

  • To reactivate the spin cycle press the button until you reach the spin speed you would like to set.
  • It is possible to modify the spin speed without pausing the machine.

An over dosing of detergent can cause excessive foaming. If the appliance detects the presence of excessive foam, it may exclude the spinning phase or extend the duration of the program and increase water consumption.
The machine is fitted with a special electronic device, which prevents the spin cycle should the load be unbalanced. This reduces the noise and vibration in the machine and so prolongs the life of your machine.
KEY LOCK

  • Pressing simultaneously the buttons TEMPERATURE SELECTION and SPIN SPEED for about 3 seconds, the machine allows you to lock the keys. In this way, you can avoid making accidental or unwanted changes if a button on the display is pressed accidently during a cycle.
  • The key lock can be simply cancelled by pressing the two buttons simultaneously again or turning off the appliance.

Digital Display
The display’s indicator system allows you to be constantly informed about the status of the machine. 1) DOOR LOCKED INDICATOR LIGHT

  • The indicator light is illuminated when the door is fully closed.

Close the door BEFORE selecting the START/PAUSE button.

  • When START/PAUSE is pressed on the machine with the door closed, the indicator will flash momentarily and then illuminate.

If the door is not properly closed, the light will continue to flash for about 7 seconds, after which the start command will be automatically delete. In this case, close the door in the proper way and press the START/PAUSE button.

  • Wait until the DOOR LOCKED light has gone out before opening the door.

2) SPIN SPEED
This show the spin speed of the selected programme that can be changed or omitted by the relevant button.
3) WASH TEMPERATURE INDICATOR LIGHTS
This shows the washing temperature of the selected programme that can be changed (where allowed) by the relevant button. If you want carry out a cold wash all the indicators must be off.
4) CYCLE DURATION

  • When a programme is selected the display automatically shows the cycle duration, which can vary, depending on the options selected.
  • Once the programme has started you will be kept informed constantly of the time remaining to the end of the wash.
  • The appliance calculates the time to the end of the selected programme based upon a standard loading, during the cycle, the appliance corrects the time to that applicable to the size and composition of the load.

5) KEY LOCK INDICATOR LIGHT
The indicator light show that the keys are locked.
6) WI-FI (some models only)

  • In the models with the Wi-Fi option, the icon indicates that the Wi-Fi system isworking.
  • For all the information about thefunctionality and the instructions for aneasy configuration of the Wi-Fi, please refer to the “Download” section on http://simplyfiservice.candy-hoover.com.

7) STAIN LEVEL INDICATOR LIGHT
The indicator light shows the selection of the relevant option.
8) Kg Check (function active only on certain programmes)

  • During the first minutes of the cycle, the “Kg Check” indicator remain on while the intelligent sensor will weigh the laundry and adjust the cycle time, water and electricity consumption accordingly.
  • Through every wash phase “Kg Check” allows to monitor information on the wash load in the drum and in the first minutes of the wash it:
    – adjusts the amount of water required;
    – determines the length of the wash cycle;
    – controls rinsing according to the type of fabric selected to be washed it;
    – adjusts the rhythm of drum rotation for the type of fabric being washed;
    – recognizes the presence of lather, increasing, if necessary, the amount of water during rinsing;
    – adjusts the spin speed according to the load, thus avoiding any imbalance.

9) DRYING SELECTION INDICATOR LIGHTS
The indicators display the degrees of dryness that can be selected by the relevant button:
Automatic drying programmes
EXTRA DRY

(suitable for towels, bathrobes and bulky loads).
IRON DRY
(that leaves the laundry ready for ironing).
CUPBOARD DRY
(for items that will be put away without ironing).
Timed drying programmes
They may be used to select timed drying programmes.
Cool down phase
Activated during the final cool down period, in the last 10/20 minutes of each drying phase.
10) OPTIONS INDICATOR LIGHTS
The indicator lights show the option that can be selected by the relevant button.
SMART Fi+
This appliance is equipped with SMART Fi+ technology that allows you to control it remotely via App, thanks to Wi-Fi function.
MACHINE ENROLLMENT (ON APP)

  • Connect the appliance to the power supply.

We suggest that the Wi-Fi enrolment procedure is completed before positioning the appliance into the aperture.

  • Download the Candy simply-Fi App on your device.

The Candy simply-Fi App is available for devices running both Android and iOS, both for tablets and for smartphones.
Get all the details of the SMART Fi+ functions by browsing the App in DEMO mode.

  • Open the App, create the user profile and enroll the appliance following the instructions on the device display or the”Quick Guide” attached on the machine.

Using an Android smartphone equipped with NFC technology (Near Field Communication), the enrollment process is simplified (Easy Enrollment); in this case, follow the instructions on the phone display, PLACE AND KEEP IT NEAR the SMART Fit logo on the machine dashboard, when requested to do so by the App.
NOTES:
Place your smartphone so that the NFC antenna on its back matches the position of the SMART Fit logo on the appliance. If you do not know the position of your NFC antenna, slightly move the smartphone in a circular motion over the SMART Fi+ logo until the App confirms the connection. In order for the data transfer to be successful, it is essential TO KEEP THE SMARTPHONE
ON THE DASHBOARD DURING THESE THE FEW SECONDS OF THE PROCEDURE; a message on the device will inform about the correct outcome of the operation and advise you when it is possible to move the smartphone away.
Thick cases or metallic stickers on your smartphone could affect or prevent the transmission of data between machine and telephone. If necessary, remove them.
The replacement of some components of the smartphone (e.g. back cover, battery, etc…) with non-original ones, could result in the NFC antenna removal.
ENABLE REMOTE CONTROL (VIA APP)
After the machine enrollment, every time you want to manage it remotely through the App, firstly you have to load the laundry, the detergent, close the door and select the SMART FI+ position on the machine. From that moment on you can manage it through the App commands.
Table of programmesCANDY GVSC169T3 Washing Machine -
PROGRAMS3 Please read these notes:

  • Maximum load capacity of dry clothes, according to the model used (see control panel).
    (•) Only with PREWASH option selected (programmes with PREWASH option available).

    1. When a programme is selected, on the display is shown the recommended wash temperature that can be reduced (where allowed) by the relevant button.
    2. For the programmes shown you can adjust the duration and intensity of the wash using the STAIN LEVEL button.
    3. Selecting the RAPID program on the knob, it will be possible to select with the RAPID button, one of the three rapid programs available among 14’, 30’ and 44’.
    4. Programmes for automatic drying.

INFORMATION FOR THE TEST LABORATORIES
STANDARD PROGRAMMES
ACCORDING TO
Directive 96/60/CE
WASHING:
ECO 40-60 PROGRAMME
SETTING THE TEMPERATURE TO60°C
DRYING:
DRYING PROGRAMME
HIGH HEAT (COTTON)
DEGREE OF DRYNESS
CUPBOARD DRY


STANDARD PROGRAMMES
ACCORDING TO
(EU) No 2019/2023
WASHING:
ECO 40-60 PROGRAMME
WASH AND DRY:
ECO 40-60 PROGRAMME +
DEGREE OF DRYNESS
CUPBOARD DRY
In the case that the machine has an explicit energy declaration: it means that this machine is more efficient than the limit value of the energy efficiency class “A” as indicated on frontal drawer, according to delegated EU-Regulation 2019/2014.
Description of programmes
To clean different types of fabrics and various levels of dirt, the washing machine has specific programs to meet every need of washing (see table of programmes).
Choose programme in accordance with the laundry instructions appearing on labels, especially the maximum recommended temperature.
WASHING
WARNING:
IMPORTANT WASH PERFORMANCE ADVICE.

  • New, coloured garments should be washed separately for at least 5 or 6 washes.
  • Certain large dark items such as jeans and towels should always be washed separately.
  • Never mix NON COLOURFAST fabrics.

COTTONS
This programme is suitable for washing coloured cotton garments at 40°C or for ensuring the highest degree of cleanliness for cotton resistant laundry washing at 60°C or 90°C. The final spin is at maximum speed that ensures excellent water removal.
ECO 40-60
The ECO 40-60 programme is able to clean normally soiled cotton laundry declared to be washable at 40°C or 60°C, together in the same cycle. This programme is used to assess the compliance with the EU Ecodesign legislation (environmentally friendly products design).
WASH AND DRY (ECO 40-60 + )
The WASH AND DRY cycle is able to clean normally soiled cotton laundry declared to be washable at 40°C or 60°C, together in the same cycle, and to dry it in such a way that it can be immediately stored in a cupboard. This programme is used to assess the compliance with the EU Ecodesign legislation (environmentally friendly products design).
WOOL/HAND WASH
This programme performs a wash cycle dedicated to the wool fabrics that can be washed in a washing machine, the articles to be washed by hand or laundry items made from silk or specified as “Wash as Silk” on the fabric label.
SYNTHETICS
This programme allows you to wash different type’s fabrics and different colours all together.
The rotation movement of the drum and the water levels are optimized, both during the washing the rinsing phase.
The accurate spin action, ensures a reduced formation of creases in the fabrics.
RINSE
This program performs 3 rinses with an intermediate spin (which can be reduced or excluded by using the appropriate button). It is used for rinsing any type of fabric, for example after a wash carried out by hand.
DRAIN + SPIN
The program completes the drain and a maximum spin. It is possible to delete or reduce the spin through the SPIN SELECTION button.
DELICATE 59′
Developed to wash and treat delicate garments and precious fabrics. This programme washes at a low temperature for 59 minutes. Recommended for small loads.
RAPID (14’/30’/44′)
Saving without compromising! This new programme may be used to obtain excellent results while saving water, energy, detergent and time. This option washes at a medium temperature suitable for any kind of fabric. Recommended for small loads and lightly soiled items.
**MIXED & COLOURED 59′ ***
This programme offers you the freedom to wash all kinds of fabrics and non- fading colours together, with a full load, obtaining excellent results in only 59 minutes. With washing at medium temperature, this programme is recommended for laundry that is not particularly dirty.

  • Preset temperature of 20°C (modifiable by the relevant button). The washing cycle is also suitable for washing cotton fabrics.
    PERFECT COTTON 59′
    This programme guarantees excellent results for cotton laundry. This option was designed to cut washing time at medium temperatures for medium-soiled cotton laundry. Fill the machine only halfway for best results.
    SPECIAL 49′
    This programme’s innovative technology cuts the amount of time we spend doing laundry ensuring anyway high washing performance at medium temperatures in only 49 minutes. Fill machine only half full for best results.
    DRYING
    WARNING:
    Dispensers used for concentrated powders and liquid detergents must be removed from the drum before commencing the tumble drying programmes.
    The drum changes direction during the drying cycle to prevent the laundry from tangling and producing even more drying. Cool air is used during the last 10/20 minutes of the drying cycle to minimize creasing.
    DRY WOOL
    Low temperature drying programme, ideal to dry woollen clothes with maximum care and softness, reducing rubbing of fabrics and avoid possible felting. It’s suggested to reverse clothing before drying. Timing is related to the amount of the washing and the spin speed selected for the wash. The cycle is suitable for small loads up to 1 kg (3 sweaters).
    The wool drying cycle of this machine has been approved by “The Woolmark Company” for the drying of machine washable wool products provided that the products are washed and dried according to the instructions on the garment label and those issues by the manufacturer of this machine.
    The Woolmark symbol is a Certification mark in many countries. M1715
    LOW HEAT
    Low temperature drying programme recommended for synthetics and mixed fibres (always refer to the laundry care label).
    HIGH HEAT
    High temperature drying programme recommended for cottons and linen items (always refer to the laundry care label).
    SMART Fi+
    Position that you have to select when you want to enable remote control through the App (via Wi-Fi). In this case, the start of cycle will take place through the App commands. If the machine hasn’t been enrolled yet, pressing the START/PAUSE button on the appliance, the “Auto-Clean” cycle will be performed. Designed to sanitize the drum, remove bad smells and extend the life of the appliance, make sure there is no load in the drum before starting the “Auto-Clean” cycle and use a proprietary washing machine cleaning agent or powder detergent. Leave the door of the machine open at the end of the cycle to allow the drum to dry. Recommended every 50 washes.

DRYING CYCLE

  • Drying guidance advice is general, but practical experience of using the product will help you to achieve the best drying results.
  • We recommend setting a lower drying time than indicated, when first using the appliance in order to establish the degree of dryness required.
  • We recommend not drying fabrics that fray easily, such as rugs or garments with a deep pile, in order to avoid air duct clogging.
  • We recommend that you sort the laundry by the following methods:

– By drying care symbols, which are displayed on the clothing labels
Suitable for tumble drying.
Tumble dry at high temperature.
Tumble dry at low temperature only.
DO NOT tumble dry.
If the fabric does not have a care label, you should assume that it is not suitable for drying.
– By size and thickness
Whenever the wash load is bigger than the drying capacity, separate the clothes according to thickness (e.g. towels from thin underwear).
– By fabric type
Cottons/linen: towels, cotton jersey, bed and table linen.
Synthetics: blouses, shirts, overalls, etc. made of polyester or polyamide, as well as for cotton/synthetic mixes.

  • Only dry pre-spun laundry.

The correct way to dry

  • Open the door.
  • Fill with the laundry, not exceeding the maximum drying load indicated in the programme table. For large items (e.g. sheets) or very absorbent items (e.g. towels or jeans), it is a good idea to reduce the load.
  • Close the door.
  • Turn the programme dial to the more suitable drying programme for your laundry.
  • The washer dryer can perform the following types of drying:

– Low temperature drying programme recommended for wool fabrics ( symbol on programme dial).
– Low temperature drying programme recommended for mixed fabrics (synthetics/cotton) synthetic fabrics ( symbol on programme dial).
– High temperature drying programme recommended for cotton, terry toweling, linen, hemp fabrics, etc… ( symbol on programme dial).

  • Select the degree of dryness that you require:

EXTRA DRY
(suitable for towels, bathrobes and bulky loads).
IRON DRY
(that leaves the laundry ready for ironing).
CUPBOARD DRY
(for items that will be put away without ironing).

  • If you wish to select a timed drying programme, press the DRYING SELECTION button until the required time indicator lights up.

By selecting the wool drying programme, it’s not possible to select a degree of dryness different from the default one.

  • The washer dryer will calculate the time needed for drying and the level of moisture remaining in the laundry, according to the load and drying type selected.
  • Check that the tap is turned on and that the discharge hose is positioned correctly.

WARNING:
Do not dry articles with special padding (e.g. quilts, quilted anoraks, etc.) and very delicate fabrics. If garments are drip/dry, load less items to prevent creasing.

  • Press the START/PAUSE button (the display will show the drying time remaining).

The appliance calculates the time to the end of the selected programme based upon a standard loading.
During the cycle, the appliance corrects the time according to the size and composition of the load.
During the drying phase the drum will accelerate to a higher speed to distribute the load and to optimize the drying performance.

  • The drying programme indicator will be on, until the cool down phase begins and the corresponding indicator is on.
  • When the programme is finished the word “End” will appear on the display. After 5 minutes the appliance will go into standby mode (on certain models, the display will show two lines).
  • Switch off the machine by turning the programme selector to the OFF position.
  • Open the door and remove the laundry.
  • Turn off the tap.

CANCELLING THE DRYING PROGRAMME

  • To cancel the drying programme, press and hold the DRYING SELECTION button for about 3 seconds.

WARNING:
After cancelling the drying programme, the cool down phase will begin and you must wait for about 10/20 minutes before opening the door.
In order to ensure the correct operation of the appliance, it is advisable not to interrupt the drying phase unless it is absolutely necessary.

AUTOMATIC WASHING/ DRYING CYCLE

You cannot exceed the maximum dryable load of laundry indicated in the programme table, otherwise the laundry will not be dried satisfactory.
– Washing

  • Open the drawer and put in the correct amount of detergent.
  • Refer to the list of washing programmes for the fabrics to be washed (e.g. very dirty cotton) and turn the selector knob to the required programme.
  • Adjust the wash temperature if necessary.
  • Press the option buttons (if required).
  • Check that the tap is turned on and that the discharge hose is positioned correctly.

– Drying

  • Select the degree of dryness that you require:

EXTRA DRY
(suitable for towels, bathrobes and bulky loads).
IRON DRY
(that leaves the laundry ready for ironing).
CUPBOARD DRY
(for items that will be put away without ironing).
By selecting the wool programme, only the default degree of dryness is available.

  • If you wish to select a timed drying programme, press the DRYING SELECTION button until the required time indicator lights up.
  • Press the START/PAUSE button.
  • At the end of the wash phase the display will show the drying time remaining.
  • The drying programme indicator will be on, until the cool down phase begins and the corresponding indicator is on.
  • When the programme is finished the word “End” will appear on the display. After 5 minutes the appliance will go into standby mode (on certain models, the display will show two lines).
  • Switch off the machine by turning the programme selector to the OFF position.
  • Open the door and remove the laundry.
  • Turn off the tap.

CANCELLING THE DRYING PROGRAMME

  • To cancel the drying programme, press and hold the DRYING SELECTION button for about 3 seconds.

WARNING:
After cancelling the drying programme, the cool down phase will begin and you must wait for about 10/20 minutes before opening the door.
In order to ensure the correct operation of the appliance, it is advisable not to interrupt the drying phase unless it is absolutely necessary.

TROUBLESHOOTING AND WARRANTY

If you believe the washing machine is not working correctly, consult the quick guide provided below which includes some practical tips on how to fix the most common problems.
ERROR CODE FORMAT

  • Models with a display: the error is shown by a number preceded by the letter “E” (example: E2 = Error 2).
  • Models without display: an error is shown by a sequence of flashes of every LED. The error code is shown by the number of flashes followed by a pause of 5 seconds (example: two flashes – pause 5 seconds – two flashes – repeating = Error 2).
Error shown Possible causes and practical solutions

E2 (with display) 2 flashes of the LEDs
(without display)| The machine cannot load water.
Make sure the water supply tap is open.
Make sure the water supply hose isn’t bent, kinked or trapped.
Make sure the drain pipe is at the proper height (see installation section).
Close the water supply tap, unscrew the filler hose from the back of the washing machine and make sure the “anti-sand” filter is clean and not blocked.
Check that the filter is not clogged or that there are no foreign bodies inside the filter compartment that can obstruct the proper flow of water.
E3 (with display)
3 flashes of the LEDs (without display)| The washing machine does not drain water.
Check that the filter is not clogged or that there are no foreign bodies inside the filter compartment that can obstruct the proper flow of water.
Make sure the drain hose isn’t bent, kinked or trapped.
Make sure the home drainage system is not blocked and is allowing water to flow through without obstruction. Try to drain the water in the sink.
E4 (with display)
4 flashes of the LEDs (without display)| There is too much foam and/or water.
Ensure the correct amount of detergent is being used and the detergent is designed for use in a washing machine.
E7 (with display)
7 flashes of the LEDs (without display)| Door problem.
Make sure the door is correctly closed.
Make sure the clothes inside the drum are not preventing the door from closing fully.
If the door is locked, turn off and unplug the washing machine from the electrical supply socket, wait 2-3 minutes and reopen the door.
Any other code| Turn off and unplug the washing machine, wait a minute. Turn on the machine and restart a program. If the error occurs again contact an Authorised Customer Service Centre directly.

OTHER ANOMALIES

Problem Possible causes and practical solutions
The washing machine does not work / start Make sure the product is plugged

into a working supply socket.
Make sure power is on.
Make sure the wall socket is working, testing it with another appliance such as a lamp.
The door may not be correctly closed: open and close it again.
Check whether the required program was correctly selected and the start button pressed.
Make sure the washing machine is not in pause or time delay mode.
Water leaked on the floor near the washing machine| This may be due to a leak from the seal between the tap, supply hose and fill valve; in this case, replace it and tighten the hose connections correctly.
Make sure the front filter is correctly closed.
The washing machinedoes not spin| The machine is fitted with a detection system that protects the load and product from damage if the load is not balanced before spinning.
This may result in:-
• The machine attempts to balance the load, increasing the time of spin.
• Reduction of the speed of spin to decrease vibrations and noise.
• The spin cycle aborting to protect the machine and load.
If this is experienced remove the load de-tangle it, reload it and restart the spin program.
This could be due to the fact that water has not been completely drained: wait a few minutes. If the problem persists, see Error 3 section.
Some models include a “no spin” function: make sure it is not selected.
Check which options are selected and their effect on the spin cycle.
Excessive detergent can impede the spin cycle, ensure the correct amount of detergent is being used.
Strong vibrations / noises are heard during the spin cycle| The washing machine may not be fully levelled: if necessary, adjust the feet as indicated in the specific section.
Make sure transport screws, rubber bungs and spacer tubes were removed.
Make sure there are no foreign objects inside the drum (coins, hinges, buttons, etc…).

The standard manufacturer warranty covers faults caused by electrical or mechanical faults in the product due to an act or omission of the manufacturer. If a fault is found to be caused by factors outside the product supplied, miss-use or as a result of the instructions on use not being followed, a charge may be applied.
Except for the list of spare parts available on our website, under no circumstances should you repair or attempt to repair the appliance yourself or have the appliance repaired by inexperienced and / or unqualified persons. Repairs carried out by inexperienced and / or unqualified persons can cause injury or serious malfunction of the equipment and damage to property. It is advisable to contact our Authorized Technical Assistance Centres.
We recommend that you always use original spare parts, which can be obtained from our customer service for a period of at least 10 years from the moment the appliance is put into circulation within the European Economic Area.
WARNING:
The manufacturer cannot be held responsible for any damage to things and people and / or for safety issues resulting from repairs not carried out by an Authorized Technical Assistance Centre or by a service provider authorised by the manufacturer in accordance with company guidelines relating to the repair and maintenance of its products. Any damage caused to the product by unauthorized personnel during a repair attempt will not be covered by the conventional warranty.
From 1 March 2021, energy and environmental information relating to the energy labelling of household appliances and the specifications for their eco-design are visible in Europe in the product database (EPREL) at the following link https://eprel.ec.europa.eu/ or through the QR code located on the energy label.
Warranty
The product is guaranteed under the terms and conditions stated on the certificate included with the product. The certificate has to be stored so as to be shown to the Authorized Customer Service Centre in case of need. You can also check the warranty conditions on our web site. To obtain assistance, please fill in the form on-line or contact us at the number indicated on the support page of our web site.
Our service contacts (telephone numbers and web addresses) detailed by country are available on the warranty certificate included with the product.
By placing the ****mark on this product, we are confirming compliance to all relevant European safety, health and environmental requirements which are applicable in legislation for this product.
The manufacturer declines all responsibility for any printing errors in the booklet included with this product. Moreover, it also reserves the right to make any changes deemed useful to its products without changing their essential characteristics.

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