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Miele T 8822 C Operating Instructions Manual

Miele T 8822 C Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions
for condenser tumble dryer
T 8822 C
en - GB
To avoid the risk of accidents
or damage to the appliance
it is essential to read these
instructions before it is installed
and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 07 483 560


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  • Page 1 Operating instructions for condenser tumble dryer T 8822 C en - GB To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing material 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 3: Table Of Contents

    Caring for the environment ......... . 2 Warning and Safety instructions .
  • Page 4 Contents Problem solving guide ..........28 Check and fault messages .
  • Page 5: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other applications may be dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation. This appliance is not intended for...
  • Page 6 If the connection cable is faulty it must only be replaced by a Miele approved service technician to protect the user from danger. In the event of a fault or for cleaning...
  • Page 7: Correct Use

    Correct use To prevent the risk of fire, the following textiles must not be dried in this tumble dryer: – items which have not been washed. – items, such as workwear, which have not been thoroughly cleaned and which are still soiled with grease, oil or other deposits (such as cosmetics, lotions etc).
  • Page 8 – pets or other small animals climbing into it. The tumble dryer must not be hosed down. Accessories Only use genuine Miele spare parts and accessories with this appliance. If non-Miele parts are used, guarantee, performance and product liability claims may be invalidated.
  • Page 9: Operating The Tumble Dryer

    Control panel Low temperature button Delicate fabrics are dried at a lower temperature. Drying level button with indicator lights to show the drying level selected. Display See next page. Delay start button This button is used for: - Delaying the start of a programme - Selecting the duration of the timed drying Warm air and Cool air programmes...
  • Page 10 Operating the tumble dryer The display shows: – Programme duration – Programme stage Drying Cooling down Finish – Check and fault messages The following are also selected via the display: – Duration of the Warm air and Cool air programmes –...
  • Page 11: Notes On Laundry Care

    Garment care label symbols Drying Normal/higher temperature Reduced temperature: Select Low temperature (for delicate textiles) Do not tumble dry Ironing I Very hot H Hot G Warm J Do not iron Tips on drying – Always observe the maximum recommended loads given in the "Programme chart".
  • Page 12: How To Dry Correctly

    How to dry correctly Brief instructions The headings numbered ( , show the operating sequence and can be used as a brief guide to using your dryer. Sort the laundry To ensure an even drying result separate out the washed laundry and sort it according to: .
  • Page 13 Select a programme ^ Select the programme you want. The indicator for the programme selected will light up. A drying level or extra option indicator may also light up and the duration may also be displayed. Drying level programmes – Cottons, Minimum iron, Delicates, Proofing, Express, Automatic plus, Denim, Shirts, Gentle smoothing ^ Press the drying level button...
  • Page 14 How to dry correctly Start the programme The Start/Stop button will flash when a programme is being selected. The flashing indicates that a programme can be started. ^ Press the Start/Stop button. The Start/Stop button will now light up constantly. * Drying will appear in the display and the Perfect Dry indicator will flash.
  • Page 15: Extra Options / Delay Start

    Extra options Low temperature Delicate and minimum iron fabrics with the r symbol on the care label (e.g. acrylic garments) are dried at a lower temperature. The programme duration is longer. On some programmes Low temperature is permanently activated and so cannot be deselected. Buzzer A buzzer sounds (at intervals for a maximum of 1 hr) to let you know the...
  • Page 16: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Cottons Extra dry, Normal** Fabric type Single and multi-layered cotton fabrics such as towelling, T-shirts, underwear, flannelette bed linen. Notes – Select Extra dry for multi-layered and very thick fabrics. – Do not use Extra dry for loopknit fabrics (e.g. T-shirts, underwear, baby clothes), as they have a tendency to shrink.
  • Page 17 Woollens handcare Fabric type Woollen fabrics Notes – This programme only fluffs up woollen garments. They are not dried completely by this programme. – Remove garments as soon as the programme has finished and leave to finish drying at room temperature. Proofing Normal Fabric type...
  • Page 18 Programme chart Shirts Normal, Hand iron Fabric type Shirts and blouses. Low temperature Select the Low temperature option for delicate fabrics with the r symbol on the care label. Cool air Fabric type Any item which only needs airing. Warm air Fabric type –...
  • Page 19: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Once a programme has started - changing the programme You cannot change to another programme once a programme has started (this prevents unintentional alterations). You will need to cancel the current programme before you can select a new one. - cancelling the programme and then selecting a different programme ^ Press the Start/Stop button.
  • Page 20: Electronic System Lock

    Electronic system lock The system lock prevents the dryer being used without your knowledge. It can be activated if wished. The dryer's electronics are then locked. The dryer can still be switched on but a programme cannot be started. – If an attempt is made to start a programme, the indicator light for the Low temperature button will come on and a key symbol 0-§...
  • Page 21: Cleaning And Care

    Emptying the condensed water container The condensed water will be collected in the condensed water container unless the dryer has been connected for external drainage (see "Installation"). Empty the condensed water container after every drying programme. The Empty container indicator will light up if the maximum level of the condensed water container is reached.
  • Page 22: Cleaning The Fluff Filters

    You could also use a cleaning brush which is available as an optional extra from your Miele dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department, or use a vacuum cleaner. ^ Also clean the door seal (2) with a damp cloth.
  • Page 23: Cleaning Them With Water

    Cleaning them with water If there is a great deal of compacted fluff on any of the filters, they can be removed and cleaned under hot running water. ^ Open the door and pull the fluff filter out of the door as described previously.
  • Page 24: Cleaning The Tumble Dryer

    Disconnect the tumble dryer from the mains electricity supply. Miele branded cleaning and conditioning products are available to order from your Dealer, the Miele Spare Parts Department or via the internet on ^ Clean the housing and control panel with a slightly damp cloth and a mild detergent or soapy water.
  • Page 25: Cleaning The Condenser Unit

    Cleaning the condenser unit Detergent residue, hair and fine fluff from the dryer can get through the fluff filters and block the condenser unit. Dust from the room in which the dryer is installed can also get into the condenser unit and cause a blockage. Check the condenser unit at least twice a year.
  • Page 26: Checking The Condenser Unit

    Cleaning and care ^ Pull the condenser unit out of its housing by the handle. Checking the condenser unit ^ Hold the condenser unit up to the light as shown. ^ Check to see if there is any fluff inside it. The arrows in the illustration above indicate where to look.
  • Page 27: Replacing The Condenser Unit

    ^ Then flush the unit through from the front. ^ Check the condenser unit again for any visible fluff and if necessary flush it through again until it has all gone. ^ Also make sure the rubber seals are clean. The rubber seals must not be removed and must be free of kinks.
  • Page 28: Problem Solving Guide

    (see "Electronic system lock"). – Switch the dryer off and then on again. – Then start the programme again. If the programme stops again and Cooling down or Finish flashes again, there is a fault. Contact the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 29 – Open and close the door. – Then start the programme again. – If the Clean out airways indicator light comes on again, contact the Miele Service Dept. – Empty out the condensed water container. – Check the drain hose.
  • Page 30 – Switch the dryer off and then on again. – Select one of the programmes. – If the programme will still not start, there is a fault. Contact the Miele Service Department. – Use another programme in the meantime. After the programme has...
  • Page 31: An Unsatisfactory Drying Result

    An unsatisfactory drying result Problem The laundry is not sufficiently dry. Items made of synthetic fibres are charged with static electricity after drying. There is a build-up of fluff. * You can alter the drying levels for some programmes (see "Programmable functions"...
  • Page 32: Other Problems

    Problem solving guide Other problems Problem The drying process goes on too long or even switches off. Possible cause In some circumstances, the Clean out airways indicator light still comes on, even though the filters are clean. Ventilation to and from the dryer may be insufficient, e.g.
  • Page 33 Problem Water leaks from the dryer after the condenser unit has been cleaned. The programme does not start. Power cut. The interior drum lighting does not come Problem solving guide Possible cause – The inner cover of the condenser unit has not been locked properly and/or the condenser unit has not been...
  • Page 34: Changing The Lamp

    The cover will open downwards. The temperature resistant lamp should only be ordered from your Miele Dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department. The lamp specification and maximum wattage is stated on the data plate and on the lamp cover.
  • Page 35: After Sales Service

    Optional accessories Optional accessories for this dryer are available from your Miele Dealer, the Miele Spare Parts Department or via the internet at Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded for training purposes.
  • Page 36: Installation

    Installation Front view Mains connection cable Condensed water container Control panel Door Service panel for condenser unit Four height-adjustable screw feet External drainage options (e.g. via wash basin, wash basin drain outlet, or gully).
  • Page 37: Rear View

    – 870-885 / 915-930 mm, one or two raising kits* are required. * Miele accessory available to order Replacing the lid If the lid has been removed in order to fit a coverplate, ensure that, if the lid is ever replaced, it fits securely into the rear holders.
  • Page 38: Levelling The Appliance

    Otherwise drying times may be longer. Washer-dryer stack The tumble dryer can also be combined with a Miele washing machine in a washer-dryer stack. The appropriate "WTV" stacking kit (available to order) to match your dryer is required.
  • Page 39: External Condensed Water Outlet

    External condensed water outlet General notes When drying is in progress, condensed water is pumped into the condensed water container through the drain hose at the back of the dryer. The condensed water can also be drained off directly if the tumble dryer is installed near a sink, drain outlet etc.
  • Page 40: External Drainage Via A Sink Or Gully

    Installation External drainage via a sink or gully ^ See "Front view" illustration. If you want to drain the water off into a sink you will need to secure the hose carefully, e.g. by tying it to a tap to make sure it cannot slip during use.
  • Page 41 1 Adapter 2 Nut 3 Hose clip 4 End of the hose 5 Non-return valve 6 Tumble dryer drain hose ^ Fit adapter 1 to the sink drain outlet using nut 2. If this nut has a flat disc in it you should take the disc out first.
  • Page 42: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection U.K. All electrical work should be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person, in strict accordance with current national and local safety regulations (BS 7671 in the UK). Ensure power is not supplied to the appliance until after installation work has been carried out.
  • Page 43: Consumption Data

    Cottons Normal Cottons Normal Cottons Normal + Low temperature Cottons Hand iron Cottons Hand iron Minimum iron Normal Minimum iron Normal + Low temperature Minimum iron Hand iron Automatic plus Normal Shirts Normal Delicates Normal Proofing Normal Denim Normal Express Normal Gentle smoothing Woollens handcare Weight of dry laundry...
  • Page 44: Technical Data

    Technical data Height Width Depth Depth with door open Height for building under Width for building under Depth for building under Suitable for pushing under a worktop Suitable for stacking Weight Drum volume Maximum capacity Capacity of condensed water container Drain hose length Maximum delivery head Maximum drain hose length...
  • Page 45: Programmable Functions

    Extending the range of the drying levels You can extend the range of the drying levels for many of the programmes: Machine iron+ (drier than Machine iron). Hand iron+ (drier than Hand iron). Normal+ (drier than Normal). In addition the Extra dry drying level can be made available for the Delicates and Denim programmes.
  • Page 46: Anti-Crease Setting

    Programmable functions Anti-crease setting Anti-crease helps prevent creasing, if laundry is not normally removed immediately after the end of a programme. After the programme has finished, the drum will continue to rotate at intervals for: – 2 hours (factory default setting). –...
  • Page 47: Altering The Volume Of The Buzzer

    Altering the volume of the buzzer The buzzer has two volumes. Follow steps to programme and store in memory. Before you begin, first ensure that: – The tumble dryer is switched off. – The door is closed. Programmable functions Press the Start/Stop button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps Press the jk button in.
  • Page 48: Memory Function

    Programmable functions Memory function The electronics will memorise any extra options selected for a programme. The duration selected for the Warm air or Cool air timed drying programmes will also be stored in memory. These settings will be selected automatically the next time the programme is chosen.
  • Page 49: Extending The Cooling Down Time

    Extending the cooling down time The cooling down phase which takes place before the end of a programme can be lengthened if required. This makes the garments easier to handle. The cooling down time – can be extended by 5 minutes or 10 minutes.
  • Page 50: Clean Out Airways Indicator

    Programmable functions Clean out airways indicator Fluff should be removed after drying. The Clean out airways indicator will remind you to clean the filters when a certain amount of fluff has collected in the filters. You can decide at what level of fluff this reminder should be given.
  • Page 51: Keypad Tone

    Keypad tone An audible tone sounds each time a button is pressed. Follow steps to programme and store in memory. Before you begin, first ensure that: – The tumble dryer is switched off. – The door is closed. Programmable functions Press the Start/Stop button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps Press the jk button in.
  • Page 52: Adjusting The Dryer's Electronics For Very Soft Water

    Programmable functions Adjusting the dryer's electronics for very soft water In some areas of the UK, water is extremely soft which can affect the sensitivity of the control electronics. If the dryer is installed in an area of very soft water, you should contact your local water supplier for information and advice regarding water hardness and water...
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