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6. Select the programme and start it
Turn the programme selector dial clockwise to the required wash programme and depress the ON/OFF button: the operating pilot light comes on and the machine starts to operate.
7. At the end of the programme
The machine stops automatically, the operating pilot light goes out. If you have selected a gentle programme which stops with water of the last rinse in the drum (button depressed) drain the water before opening the door. It is normal to have to wait for about 2 minutes before being able to open the door to allow the safety lock to release. Depress the ON/OFF button again to switch the machine off. Remove the laundry. Turn the drum by hand to make sure it is completely empty, so as to avoid any forgotten items being damaged in a subsequent wash (e.g. shrinking) or their colour running into a load of whites. Release any button which has been depressed. Turn the water tap off and unplug the machine. Leave the door ajar to air the machine.