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Miele KWL 4612 S Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
Wine cellar
KWL 4612 S
KWL 4812 S
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance, it is
to read these operating instructions
before it is installed or used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 06 457 910



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Wine cellar KWL 4612 S KWL 4812 S To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is to read these operating instructions before it is installed or used for the first time.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

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  • Page 4: Safety Lock

    a Safety lock indicator light b Temperature display c Controls for setting the temperature upper button: warmer lower button: colder d On/Off button e Locking button f Alarm off button...
  • Page 5 a Interior lighting b Wooden shelf with décor strip for descriptive labels c Lock d Condensate channel and drain hole e Active charcoal filter f Grille...
  • Page 6 The transport and protective packing has been selected from materials which are environmentally friendly for disposal, and can normally be recycled. Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags etc. are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of babies and young children.
  • Page 7 This appliance complies with all relevant legal safety requirements. Improper use of the appliance can, however, present a risk of both personal injury and material damage. To avoid the risk of accidents and damage to the appliance, read the operating instructions carefully before installation and before using for the first time.
  • Page 8 The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed when continuity is complete between the appliance and an effective earthing system which complies with local and national safety regulations. It is most important that this basic safety requirement is present and tested regularly and where there is any doubt, the household wiring system should be inspected by a qualified electrician.
  • Page 9 The appliance is designed for use within certain climate ranges (ambient temperatures), and should not be used outside this range. The climate range for your appliance is stated on the data plate inside the appliance. Installing it in a room with too low an ambient temperature, e.g.
  • Page 10 In a ventilated room. Protected from direct sunlight. Not situated near to a heat source (radiator, oven). Where the ambient room temperature is ideal at approx. 20°C. With a medium setting of 2 to 3. Cellar section 8 to 12°C Refrigerator section 4 to 5 °C StayFresh zone approx.
  • Page 11: Temperature Range

    ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and the accessories with warm water and a little washing up liquid and then dry with a soft cloth. Important: To ensure correct functioning of the appliance, let it stand for between ½ and 1 hour after transporting it to its final location before connecting it to the mains.
  • Page 12 Wine keeps on maturing depending on the surrounding conditions. The length of time for which wine can be kept in good condition will depend on the temperature as well as on the air humidity. Wine can be stored at a temperature between 5°C and 18°C.
  • Page 13: Humidity Level

    The temperature can be adjusted from 5°C to 22°C. During normal operation, the temperature display on the control panel shows the temperature inside the appliance. If the temperature in the appliance is not within the range that the appliance is able to display (i.e. 2-30°C), only bars will light up in the temperature display.
  • Page 14 The active charcoal filter and the dynamic cooling system work together to ensure a good air flow is maintained throughout the cabinet and thus achieve optimum air quality. The dynamic cooling system draws fresh air with a humidity level of 60-70% from outside the appliance, in through the active charcoal filter and distributes it evenly around the interior.
  • Page 15: Wooden Shelves

    Spare Parts Department. The following data was obtained using standard Bordeaux wine bottles (0.75 l) and the number of shelves supplied with the appliance. – KWL 4612 S: up to 169 bottles – KWL 4812 S: up to 196 bottles...
  • Page 16 Your appliance is fitted with a warning system which ensures that the temperature cannot rise or fall unnoticed and impair the wine. The alarm will sound if the temperature in the appliance rises approx. 4°C above or falls approx. 4°C below the set temperature.
  • Page 17 Condensate and frost can build up on the back wall of the appliance whilst it is in use. These are automatically removed and defrosted by the appliance. The condensate is drained away via a channel and drain hole into an evaporation system at the back of the appliance.
  • Page 18: Ventilation Gaps

    Leave the door open to air the appliance for a short while. ^ A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from the Miele UK Spare Parts Department which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic and chrome without the use of chemicals.
  • Page 19: Door Seal

    Replace the active charcoal filter with a new one once a year. Active charcoal filters are available from your dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Dept. ^ Turn the filter 90° clockwise or anti-clockwise. ^ Remove the filter.
  • Page 20 ^ Check that the fuse is not defective and that the mains fuse has not blown. If it has, contact the Miele Ser- vice Department. ^ Check whether the ventilation gaps have been covered over or become too dusty.
  • Page 21 ^ Screw the new lamp into the connection. If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, please contact the Miele Service Department. To prevent unnecessary loss of temperature it is advisable not to open the door while waiting for the...
  • Page 22 Remember that the noise of the compressor and the coolant circulating in the system is unavoidable. Humming noise made by the motor (compressor). This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor is switching on. A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes.
  • Page 23 In the event of a fault which you cannot correct yourself, or if the appliance is under guarantee, please contact: – Your Miele Dealer – The Miele Service Department (see back cover for address). When contacting your Dealer or the Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.
  • Page 24 All electrical work should be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person in accordance with local and national safety regulations. The appliance is supplied with a mains cable and moulded plug ready for connection to an a.c. single phase 220-240 V 50 Hz supply.
  • Page 25: Climate Range

    Do not place any appliance which gives off heat, such as a toaster or microwave oven, on top of this appliance, as this would increase the appliance's energy consumption. The appliance should be installed in a dry, well-ventilated room. The room temperature should not go above or below the climate range for which the appliance is designed.
  • Page 26 The appliance is supplied right hand hinged. If left hand door hinging is required, follow the instructions below. First the side section of the handle must be removed: ^ Pull door handle a towards you. Side section b slides back, creating a gap d between side section b and mounting plate c.
  • Page 27 ^ Rotate the door 180°. ^ Remove cover f and use it to cover the now empty holes on the opposite side. ^ Hang the door on the upper hinge pin and close the door. ^ Fit the hinge bracket in the lower door bearing.
  • Page 28 It is important to check that the side section of the handle d does not come into contact with the door seal when opening the door, as this would damage the door seal permanently. If, after you have refitted the handle, you find that the side section does touch the door seal when the door is opened:...
  • Page 32 Alteration rights reserved / 4104 M.-Nr. 06 457 910 / 00 en - GB KWL 4612 S, KWL 4812 S...

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