In order to remove any impurities from the drum and tub, the manufacturer recommends a cleaning before the first use. This we did, because the machine has smelled a bit of machine oil. For this, we have made the anyway regularly recommended wash to maintain the machine. For this let the empty machine with a small amount of detergent at 90 ° C in the hot / running Cottons program.
The panel is very clear and very easy to use.
First, the machine is switched to the on / off button. This key must be pressed a little harder. After that fine adjustments can be made such. As the right program, temperature, spin speed and different options (Prewash, Quick, Extra Short, Rinse / Spin and Pumps / spin) and the Start time delay. When everything is set as desired, press only Home.
The following washing programs are available:
Hot / colored wash (95 ° C - 3.12 h; 60 ° C 3,10 h; 40 ° C 3,10 h; 30 ° C - 2.50 h; cold 2.25 h)
Cotton Eco (only washes at 60 ° C - 4.33 h and 40 ° C - 4.02 h)
Easy care (60 ° C - 2.14 h; 40 ° C - 2.11 h; 30 ° C - 2.01 h; cold 2.01 h)
Delicates (only washes at 40 ° C, 30 ° C and cold)
Wool (washed only at 40 ° C, 30 ° C and cold)
30 Min 3 kg (a quick wash cycle for parts made of synthetic or delicates that are lightly soiled - 30 ° C)
Mix 20 (20 ° C wash)
Easy iron (for iron items that are to be washed gently 60 ° C, 40 ° C, 30 ° C and cold)
The washing times indicated can be corrected during the washing still down. This takes place after about 15 minutes and depends on the load quantity.
Once the machine has finished washing, a beep will sound and the machine switches itself off.
The machine has a child lock, but can be removed easily.
Conclusion: We are very satisfied with the washing results of AEG LAVAMAT L69480VFL washing machine. The machine is very quiet in operation, has up to 8kg capacity and with an energy label of A +++ you can not much go wrong. For our four-person household, the ideal washing machine, therefore deserved stars.