Using special salt
Always refill with special salt immediately before
switching on the appliance. This ensures that overrun
special salt solution is immediately washed out and
does not corrode the rinsing tank.
1Open the screw-type cap of the compartment
2Fill the tank with water (only required when
switching on the appliance for the first time).
3Then add dishwasher salt (not table salt or
The water is displaced and runs out.
As soon as the salt refill indicator H on the fascia is
lit, top up the salt.
* depending on model
Using detergents with salt
If combined detergents with a salt component are
used, salt can usually be omitted up to a water
hardness of 21° dH (37° fH, 26° Clarke, 3.7 mmol/l).
If the water hardness is over 21° dH, special salt must
Switching off salt refill indicator/
water softening system
If the salt refill indicator H is impaired (e.g. when
using combined detergents containing salt
component), it can be switched off.
Proceed as described under “Adjusting the water
softening system” and set the value to •:‹‹.
The water softening system and salt refill
indicator are now switched off.
Never fill the salt dispenser with detergent. You
will destroy the water softening system.
To prevent corrosion, always refill with salt
immediately before switching on the appliance.