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Miele PT 8257 WP Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions

PT 8257 WP
PT 8337 WP
en, nl - GB, NL
To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine it is
essential to read these instructions before installing,
M.-Nr. 07 986 860
commissioning and using it for the first time.



  Summary of Contents for Miele PT 8257 WP

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Dryers Gebruiksaanwijzing Droogautomaten PT 8257 WP PT 8337 WP en, nl - GB, NL To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine it is essential to read these instructions before installing, M.-Nr. 07 986 860...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning and Safety instructions ............. . . 4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 4: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Unauthorised repairs could result in unforeseen drying. dangers for the user, for which Miele cannot accept liability. Repairs should only be undertaken by a To prevent the risk of fire, the following must...
  • Page 5 Warning and Safety instructions This machine must not be operated in the same Any removable outer panels must be back in room as dry cleaning machines which use solvents place, and all moving or electrical parts shielded containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). Escaping before the machine is switched on.
  • Page 6 Accessory parts may only be fitted when The refrigerant circuit in the heat pump unit expressly approved by Miele. Using spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers will invalidate contains a non-poisonous, odourless refrigerant (R134a) which evaporates rapidly when it is released.
  • Page 7: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing material Tips on saving energy The transport and protective packing has been This heat pump tumble dryer uses the latest selected from materials which are environmentally technology and will give energy savings of approx. friendly for disposal.
  • Page 8: Guide To The Machine

    Guide to the machine a Emergency stop switch f Electrical connection Only for use in an emergency. After resolving the problem, reset the emergency g Exhaust vent stop switch by turning the groved disc clockwise. Do not use the Emergency stop switch to turn off h Air intake vents the dryer in normal use.
  • Page 9: Control Elements

    Guide to the machine d PC / Optical interface Control elements This interface is used for transferring data to the a Display control unit from a PC and vice versa. e Rotary selector Cottons dry plus Cottons dry Turning the selector brings up options and menus in the display.
  • Page 10: Function Buttons

    Guide to the machine Function buttons Chip card operation f Stop/End The chip card is supplied without any programmes. The function button on the right-hand side is used to See the programming instruction booklet for stop a programme after it has started. Pressing it information on transferring data from the control unit again finishes the programme.
  • Page 11: Drying

    Drying Sort the laundry This can cause the drying process to go on for too long, or to not finish at all. Open zips before drying. Not all textiles are suitable for machine drying. Loopknit and woven textiles (e.g. T-shirts and Please read the instructions given on the garment underwear) have a tendency to shrink depending on their quality.
  • Page 12: Before Using For The First Time

    Drying Max. load (dry weight of laundry) The machine must be commissioned by a Miele service technician or a dealer authorised by the manufacturer before it is used for the first time. For PT 8257 WP PT 8337 WP gas heated machines in the U.K. this must be Drum volume in litres carried out by a Gas Safe registered technician.
  • Page 13 Drying When the [ "Blockplus" function button is pressed, Standard programmes: the following will appear in the display: – For drying cotton and linen textiles Cottons dry 10.0 / 13.0 kg 1 Cottons dry plus 24 % Pre-drying 2 Cottons dry Drying 3 Cottons damp 20 %...
  • Page 14 Drying Temperature in 1 °C increments from cold, 30 to At the end of a programme max. 80 °C . Cottons dry ^ Turn the rotary dial to select the "Temperature" field Programme finished (70 °C for drying) and press it to confirm your selection.
  • Page 15: Card Operation / Coin Mechanism

    Card operation / coin mechanism Cards on which a programme has been saved can If the card is inserted the wrong way round the only be used on the machine type for which they following message will appear in the display: have been written.
  • Page 16: Additional Options

    Additional options Language selection The following (example) will appear in the display: The language shown in the display can be changed Cottons dry 13.0 kg briefly before starting a programme if you wish. To do Start time: : 10 Start date: 2.4.2003 so use the button underneath the flag symbol.
  • Page 17: Programme Stop

    Additional options Programme stop ^ Press the S "Save" button and then press "Start" to reorganise the programme order or press the A To halt the programme press the f button. "Back" button to go back to programme stop and The programme remains stationary.
  • Page 18: Programme Overview

    Programme overview Standard programmes Programme Fabric type max. load capacity (kg, dry weight) 1 Cottons - extra dry 0 % Multi-layered and bulky cotton and linen textiles which do not get dry in the Cottons dry programme. (Normal+) 2 Cottons - dry 0 % Single and multi-layered cotton and linen textiles.
  • Page 19 Programme overview Programme Fabric type max. load capacity (kg, dry weight) 13 Proofing For drying microfibre fabrics, skiwear, fine, closeweave cotton garments (poplin) or tablecloths which are (Normal) suitable for drying in a tumble dryer and have been treated to provide a water and dirt resistant finish. PT 8257 5.0 - 6.6 This programme includes a proofing fixing phase.
  • Page 20: Bedding

    Programme overview Bedding Programme Fabric type max. load capacity (kg, dry weight) Feather and down filled duvets and pillows. PT 8257 1 single duvet or 2 pillows (10) Down duvets PT 8337 3 pillows or (13) Dries to 0 % residual moisture, Tumble phase, Cooling down phase 1 pillow + 1 single duvet Synthetic duvets Synthetic duvets and pillows.
  • Page 21: Emergency Services

    Programme overview Emergency services Programme Fabric type max. load capacity (kg, dry weight) Face masks with max. no. holders / masks Face masks head straps PT 8257 PT 8337 45 min. drying phase, Cooling down phase. Breathing masks may only be dried if special holders (available as an optional accessory) are fitted in the drum.
  • Page 22 Programme overview Equestrian Metal buckles and fasteners etc. should be removed to protect the items being dried and the drum. If it is not possible to remove them, then cover them with protective bags. Programme Fabric type max. load capacity (kg, dry weight) Horse blankets, saddle-cloths, gaiters, boots, bandages, textile Horse blankets...
  • Page 23: Professional For The Home

    Programme overview Professional for the home Programme Fabric type max. load capacity (kg, dry weight) Cottons extra dry Cotton and linen textiles PT 8257 10-13 Cottons normal Cotton, linen and mixed fibre textiles PT 8337 13-16 Coloureds Cotton, linen and mixed fibre textiles Dark coloureds Dark cotton, linen and mixed fibre textiles Minimum iron...
  • Page 24 Programme overview Programme Fabric type max. load capacity (kg, dry weight) Proofing Thermal fixing of proofing agent on outerwear PT 8257 5.0 - 6.6 PT 8337 6.6 - 9.0 Hot air For drying small loads of laundry or for finishing drying individual PT 8257 10-13 items.
  • Page 25: Optional Modules

    Optional modules Operating data Operating data module ~ Total data By pressing the \ "Operating data" button, the Total time power on: 200,987 h module can be used to read or delete operating data Operating hours: 123456 h either before the start of a programme, or after it has finished.
  • Page 26: Peak Load Cut-Out

    Residual moisture: -3 % Information about operational status is provided via the Miele peak load cut-out interface. Please note that for control purposes the energy requirement of all Delete data appliances which cannot be switched off must be stored in the energy management system.
  • Page 27: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide Error messages A message will flash in the display if there is a problem either before starting a programme or once it Repairs to electrical, gas or steam operated has started: machines may only be carried out by a suitably If any of the following messages still appear after five qualified person in accordance with national and re-starts of the machine the following general fault...
  • Page 28: After Sales Service

    Should you require spare parts ensure that you only use genuine original Miele Spare Parts (and remember to let the Spare Parts Department know the model, serial number and material number of your machine).
  • Page 29: Cleaning And Care

    If taken into the dryer, they can cause faults with the machine. The following should be checked and cleaned once a year by a Miele authorised service technician: – the entire interior of the dryer – the fins on the exhaust fan ^ Open the fluff compartment panel.
  • Page 30: Cleaning The Heat Exchanger

    Water may be used to clean the heat often by a Miele authorised service technician. exchanger (in the area behind the maintenance – Make sure that the unit is completely panel) only.
  • Page 31: Installation And Connection

    To ensure suitable access for future maintenance and This dryer must only be installed and service work, please ensure that the minimum commissioned by a Miele authorised technician. distances between the dryer/heat pump unit and the wall specified on the installation diagram are strictly This dryer must be installed in strict accordance with observed.
  • Page 32: Fitting The Dryer And The Heat Pump Unit

    Installation and connection Fitting the dryer and the heat pump unit Remove the lid of the dryer. Guide the mains connection cable through the heat pump unit and connect it to the dryer (see "Electrical connection"). Plug the connector on the heat pump-dryer connection cable into the socket on the dryer.
  • Page 33: Levelling The Machine

    * These can be obtained from Miele or your Miele Dealer. Installation on a raised plinth Communication module XKM RS232...
  • Page 34: Electrical Connection

    Installation and connection Electrical connection Intake air, room air The electrical components of this dryer comply with IEC 335-1, IEC 335-2-11 and IEC 335-2-40. Electrical connection may only be carried out by a suitably qualified technician in strict accordance with local and national safety regulations (BS 7671 in the UK).
  • Page 35: Technical Data

    Technical data PT 8257 WP PT 8337 WP Height in mm 1400 1400 Width in mm Depth in mm 1205 1393 Depth with door open in mm 1835 2023 Weight in kg 314.5 Drum volume in l Max. capacity in kg (dry laundry)
  • Page 37: Abbreviated Operating Instructions Pt 8257 / 8337 Wp

    Abbreviated operating instructions PT 8257 / 8337 WP 1. Sort the laundry Not all textiles are suitable for machine drying. Please read the instructions given on the garment care label. q = Dry at normal temperature r = Dry at low temperature s = Do not tumble dry Sort the laundry according to fibre type and weave 2.
  • Page 40 M.-Nr. 07 986 860 / 00 Alteration rights reserved/0611...

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