Miele H 394 Operating Instructions Manual

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H 394
To prevent accidents
and machine damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 06 189 710



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Oven H 394 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions installation or use. M.-Nr. 06 189 710...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

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  • Page 4 This appliance is intended for residential use only. Only use the appliance for its intended purpose. The manufacturer can not be held responsible for damages caused by improper use of this oven. This appliance complies with current safety requirements. Improper use of the appliance can lead to personal injury and material damage.
  • Page 5 WARNING: Ovens can produce high temperatures that can cause burns. Prevent children from touching the appliance when in use. Use heat-resistant oven mitts when placing items in the oven, turning them, or removing them from the oven. The upper heating element and oven racks can become very hot and cause burns.
  • Page 6 Do not use a steam cleaner to clean the oven. Steam could penetrate electrical components and cause a short circuit. Children should not be left alone or unattended in an area where an oven is in use. Never allow children to sit or stand on any part of the oven.
  • Page 7 a Control panel b Child safety lock c Door contact switch* d Upper heating element e Catalytic liner f Convection fan g Light h Non-tip, six level runners i Oven door *This switch shuts off the heating element and convection fan when the door is opened during use.
  • Page 8 shows the time or the functions. to select or set a function. to turn the oven on. to turn the oven off. to enter times or temperatures. to delete the last entry or to clear menu items. to set a timer independent of an oven function.
  • Page 9: Wire Rack

    The racks have non-tip safety notches which prevent them from being pulled out completely while the oven is in use. When inserting a rack, always check that the safety notches are at the rear of the oven. The rack can only be removed by raising it upwards and then pulling out.
  • Page 10: Grease Filter

    The filter helps to keep the oven fan clean from moisture and grease. When roasting or broiling, insert the grease filter in front of the fan opening. The slide opener is necessary for removing the light cover when changing a light bulb. The flat end of the slide opener is wedged beneath the light cover to pry it off.
  • Page 11 The child safety lock can be activated to prevent children from operating the oven or to conserve standby power when the oven will not be used for some time (e.g. vacation). The child safety lock is located below the right side of the control panel, only visible when the door is open.
  • Page 12 This oven uses soft key technology and an LCD display for the selection of a function. To select a function, touch the control next to the displayed function. The arrow next to each function points to its corresponding control. ^ Touch the "ON" control to activate the display.
  • Page 13 The default oven settings can be changed in the function "SETTINGS". In this function you can customize the oven to suit your preferences. Settings may be adjusted by touching the appropriate touch control. Available settings:...
  • Page 14: Clock

    ^ Select the touch control next to the desired language and confirm by touching "OK". The F symbol indicates the "Language" setting. If you accidentally select an unfamiliar language, simply look for the F symbol. Touch the control next to the flag symbol and select your language of choice.
  • Page 15: Temperatures

    The default temperature of each function can be adjusted within the range shown below. If a temperature out of the range is selected, the oven will revert to the default temperature. ^ Touch the control of the function whose default temperature you wish to alter.
  • Page 16: Oven Light

    The "on" duration of the oven light can be altered. ^ Touch the control of the light setting you wish to choose. – "Off after 1 minute" The light goes off after the first minute of a function. – "On during use" The oven light remains lit during a function.
  • Page 17: Tone Options

    Unique tones may be set for each of the two timers to differentiate the timers from an oven function tone. The tone of Timer 1 and Timer 2 can be set to one of five tone options. ^ Select "Timer 1 Tone" or "Timer 2 Tone"...
  • Page 18 This control adjusts the volume of the tone options. ^ Touch the "Volume" control until you hear the desired volume. The duration of the timer and oven tones can be modified. – "Tone short" will beep in quick succession when an oven signal or the oven timer sounds.
  • Page 19: Reset

    The factory settings of the oven can be restored through the "RESET" function. If the request is confirmed with "yes", all changed temperatures will be restored to the factory default setting. If the request is confirmed with "yes", all changed settings will be restored to the factory default settings.
  • Page 20 New ovens may have a slight odor during the first few uses. To eliminate the odor quickly, the oven should be operated at a high temperature for 2 hours. Before heating the oven, remove all accessories and labels from the oven. Make sure the room is well ventilated during this process.
  • Page 21 ^ Set the temperature to 500°F (260°C) using the keypad. ^ Set the timer to run the oven for 2 hours by touching the "Delay Start" control. ^ Select "Duration". Set the duration by entering "2", "0", "0" using the keypad. ^ Touch the control to the right of "OK".
  • Page 22 ^ Touch the "ON" control to activate the display. ^ Touch the control next to the function you wish to select. For example, touch the control to the left of the word "BAKE" to select this function. The "BAKE" function submenu will appear in the display.
  • Page 23 This oven has been factory tested for the optimum operating temperature of each function. This temperature can be adjusted if needed. ^ Touch the control to the right of "Temperature". The temperature will be highlighted in the display. ^ Enter the new temperature using the keypad.
  • Page 24: Preheating

    For proper cooking results, most recipes call for a preheated oven. After a temperature has been selected, the rising temperature can be viewed in the display. "Preheating" will show in the display until the oven has reached the selected temperature. A tone will sound once the oven has finished preheating.
  • Page 25: Delay Start

    This feature allows you to delay the start of a function, from 1 minute to 23 hours 59 minutes, so that the cooking process begins at a specified time. ^ Touch the control left of "Delay Start". ^ Touch the control to the left of "Delayed Start Time"...
  • Page 26: Desired End Time

    The desired end time allows you to set the actual time you would like cooking to complete. This time is limited to 24 hours from the current time. ^ Touch the control left of "Delay Start". ^ Touch the "Desired End Time" control and enter the desired end time.
  • Page 27 ^ Touch the "Clear" control. ^ Select which option you wish to clear. ^ Touch the "OFF" control. The oven will turn off and the time of day will appear in the display. – a tone will sound. – "Ready" will appear in the display under the function name.
  • Page 28 The timer can be used to time any activity in the kitchen and can be set independently of a cooking function. Two alarms (Timer1 and 2) can be selected simultaneously. A maximum time of 99 minutes and 59 seconds can be selected. To set a timer: ^ Touch the "Timer"...
  • Page 29 Guide to the functions...
  • Page 30 Default temperature ..375°F (190°C) The "BAKE" function works by heating food from below. This is similiar to the "bake mode" of a conventional oven. Use this function for: – cakes, – baked apples, – quick breads, –...
  • Page 31 As a general rule, the temperature of a recipe not designed for baking in a convection oven should be lowered by 25 °F (15 °C.) Remember to remove the grease filter from the fan opening when baking pastries.
  • Page 32 Default temperature ..375°F (190°C) The "SURROUND" function is a premium conventional baking mode. The oven heats with both the upper and lower heating elements without the convection fan. Use this function for: – cookies, cakes – angel food cake, –...
  • Page 33 Default temperature ..375°F (190°C) In the "BROWNING" function, food is heated from above. Use this function for: – browning meringue, – melting a cheese topping, – dense quick bread. The recommended position is the 4 runner from the bottom.
  • Page 34 Default temperature ..325°F (160°C) The "INTENSIVE" function generates heat from the lower heating element. The oven’s fan gently circulates the heated air to create a brick oven environment. Use this function for: – baked potatoes, french fries, –...
  • Page 35 Default temperature ..325°F (160°C) This premium convection function heats the oven to a high temperature to sear the meat, retaining moisture and tenderness. Once the oven cavity temperature has exceeded the set temperature, "Searing" will appear in the display. Once the meat is seared, the function returns to the selected temperature.
  • Page 36 Default temperature ..325°F (160°C) This function uses the convection fan to actively circulate heated air throughout the oven. This function does not spike the oven temperature for searing. Use this function for: – chicken pieces, – small poultry, –...
  • Page 37 Default temperature ..400°F (200°C) "SURROUND ROAST" is a conventional roasting program for traditional recipes. Use this function for: – pot roast, – leg of lamb, – pork loin. The recommended position is the 2 runner from the bottom.
  • Page 38 – Always install the grease filter in the back of the oven before roasting. – The larger the cut of meat to be roasted, the lower the temperature that should be used. The roasting process will take a little longer, but the meat will be cooked evenly and the outside will become crisp.
  • Page 39 No default temperature Only the inner part of the upper heating element is used for a smaller area of intense heating from above. This function is excellent for broiling or searing small quantities. Use this function for: – chops, – small or thin pieces of meat, –...
  • Page 40 No default temperature The entire upper heating element is used for intense heating from above. This function gives excellent browning and searing results. Use this function for: – london broil, – chops, – large quantities of meat, – browning large dishes. The recommended position is the 5 runner from the bottom.
  • Page 41: Convection Broil

    CONVECTION BROIL No default temperature The hot air from the upper heating element is distributed over the food by the fan. This enables a lower temperature than conventional broiling to be used. Use this function for: – steak, – lamb The recommended position is the 2 runner from the bottom.
  • Page 42 If you often cook a recipe with the same settings (function, times, temperature) you can save those settings as a "favorite" for easy recall. To save a favorite: ^ Enter the function, temperature and cooking times of the recipe. The oven will begin heating. ^ Touch the "Add to Favorites"...
  • Page 43 Default temperature ..375°F/190°C For religious observance, the oven can be set to run for the duration of the Sabbath.There will be no visual change to the control panel and the clock will not be displayed. In this function, only "BAKE"...
  • Page 44 Default temperature ..175°F (80°C) This function is for dehydrating fruits, vegetables and herbs. A constant low temperature and the fan maintain the ideal conditions for the long dehydration process. For best results, blot food with a paper towel before dehydrating.
  • Page 45 Default temperature ..125°F (50°C) The warm environment created in the proof function will allow you to effectively proof dough. This function maintains a low temperature perfect for yeast to rise. Place the dough in a large bowl on the oven rack positioned at the lowest runner level.
  • Page 46 Default temperature ..75°F (25°C) This function allows you to defrost food at a constant temperature. Defrosting times depend on the type and weight of the food, and at what temperature it was deep-frozen. – Remove the frozen food from the packaging and place in the roasting pan or into an appropriate dish.
  • Page 47 The glass front of the appliance and the control area can be cleaned with glass cleaner when cool. Stainless steel surfaces can be cleaned using a non-abrasive stainless steel cleaner. To help prevent resoiling, a conditioner for stainless steel can also be used. Apply sparingly with even pressure.
  • Page 48 The revolutionary PerfectClean enamel is a smooth, nonstick surface that cleans up easily with a sponge. The following have been treated with "PerfectClean": – oven walls, – roasting pan, – anti-splash tray, – runners. ^ Do not clean items with PerfectClean in a dishwasher.
  • Page 49 Danger of burns! Allow the oven to cool before cleaning. – remove the oven door, – remove the runners, – lower the upper heating element. ^ Clean the oven surfaces with a solution of hot water and liquid dish soap and a sponge or soft nylon brush.
  • Page 50 Please note: the oven door is quite heavy. It should be gripped firmly at the sides when being removed or refitted. ^ Open the door fully. ^ Flip up the locking clamps on each door hinge. ^ Slowly shut the door until the protruding clamps stop the movement.
  • Page 51 ^ Insert the door onto the hinges and open the door completely. ^ Flip the locking clamps down. Check that the locking clamps are flipped down when the door is reinstalled. Otherwise, on closing the door, the hinges could work loose from the guide holes and cause damage.
  • Page 52 ^ Remove the runners first. ^ Loosen the wing nut. ^ Gently lower the element.
  • Page 53 Circulating air in the oven deposits oil and fat on the back of the oven. These deposits are burnt off from the catalytic liner when the temperature of the oven reaches over 400°F/200°C. ^ Touch the "ON" control. ^ Select function "BAKE". ^ Select "CONVECTION BAKE".
  • Page 54 ^ Select "Duration" and set the duration for 1 hour. More time may be needed if the oven is heavily soiled. ^ Touch "OK". If the catalytic liner is damaged, a replacement may be purchased from your Miele dealer or the Tech- nical Service Department.
  • Page 55 To reduce the risk of electric shock, disconnect this appliance from the power supply by shutting off the power main or tripping the circuit breaker. ^ Remove the runners. ^ Spread a dishtowel on the oven floor to protect the enamel, in case the light cover falls.
  • Page 56 ^ Replace the halogen bulb. Only use a 12 V, 10 W, 572°F (300°C) heat resistant, Osram, type w818 bulb. Do not touch the new light bulb with your fingers; touching the bulb will reduce its life. Follow the bulb manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 57 ^ Put the light cover back in place with the notch to the rear of the metal clamps. ^ Press the light cover in to the metal frame. ^ Reassemble the runners.
  • Page 58 The child safety lock is activated. The circuit breaker has tripped. The delay start has been set. The door is not fully closed. This is normal. If the door is opened during operation, a safety contact switch causes the heating elements and the fan to shut off. This is normal.
  • Page 59 In the event of a fault which you cannot easily fix yourself, please contact the Miele Technical Service Department USA 1-800-999-1360 techserv@mieleusa.com CDN 1-800-565-6435 service@miele.ca When contacting Technical Service please quote the serial number and model of your oven. This information is visible on the silver data plate along the right side of the oven.
  • Page 60 The following accessories are available for purchase from your Miele Dealer or Technical Service. This circular pan is suitable for cooking fresh or frozen pizzas, flat cakes, tarts, and baked desserts. Part# 05 182 760 The pizza stone is ideal for baking dishes with a crisp bottom like pizza and bread.
  • Page 62 The cardboard box and packing materials protect the appliance during shipping. They have been designed to be biodegradable and recyclable. Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags, etc. are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of children. Danger of suffocation! Old appliances may contain materials that can be recycled.
  • Page 63 CAUTION: Before servicing, disconnect the power supply by either removing the fuse, shutting off the power main or manually "tripping" the circuit breaker. Installation work and repairs should only be performed by a qualified technician in accordance with all applicable codes and standards. Repairs and service by unqualified persons could be dangerous and the manufacturer will not be held...
  • Page 64 a Vent (min. 24" / 150 cm ) cut-out possible at rear platform of cabinet b Cut-out for power cord (min. 1" / 3 cm c Power cord...
  • Page 65 The oven must be installed into cabinetry and be supported from underneath. For proper heat ventilation a 12" x 2" (30 cm x 5 cm) opening must be made at the rear of the cabinet or to the rear of the platform under the oven.
  • Page 66 ^ Slowly shut the door until the protruding clamps stop the movement. Pull the door upward. ^ Connect the oven to the electrical supply. ^ Slide the oven into the cabinet and align. ^ Reinstall the door. ^ Open the oven door and locate the two mounting screw holes in the oven frame.
  • Page 67 "Enter Time: hh:mm" will appear in the display once the oven is connected to electricity. ^ Set the current time using the keypad. ^ Save the time by touching the control to the right of "OK".
  • Page 68 Alteration rights reserved / 1204 M.-Nr. 06 189 710 / 00 This paper has been bleached without the use of chlorine.