Miele KM 452 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions

Ceramic Cooktop

KM 452
To prevent accidents
and machine damage,
read these instructions
or use.
M.-Nr. 05 797 830



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Ceramic Cooktop KM 452 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions installation or use. M.-Nr. 05 797 830...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Turning on the cooktop ........
  • Page 3 When using your appliance, follow basic safety precautions including the following: Be certain your appliance is properly installed and grounded by a qualified technician in accordance with national and local safety regulations. The manufacturer cannot be held responsible for damage caused by an incorrect installation or connection.
  • Page 4 However, under certain circumstances it may be possible for an installation in these applications. Please contact the nearest Miele Dealer or the Miele Technical Service Department with specific requirements. Do not use the appliance until it is properly installed in the countertop.
  • Page 5 To prevent damage to the cooktop do not use pans with thin bases on this cooktop. Never heat an empty pan unless the pan manufacturer states that you can do so.
  • Page 6 Areas near it may become hot enough to cause burns. Do not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials touch the cooktop or areas near it until they have cooled. Wait until the residual heat indicators go out. Children should not be left alone or unattended in an area where a cooktop is in use.
  • Page 7 Before removing pots and pans, be sure to turn off the burners. Do not store items on the cooktop when not in use. Items could melt or catch fire from residual heat or if the cooktop is turned on inadvertently.
  • Page 8 Fire hazard! Do not allow children to operate or play with or near the cooktop. If a pet hops onto the cooktop, a touch control sensor could be activated turning on a burner. Keep pets away from the cooktop at all times and activate the child safety lock.
  • Page 9 a f Variable burners b c Single burners front left a variable rear left b rear middle left c rear middle right d extended d + c rear right e front right f variable d+c Extended burner g Touch control area "...
  • Page 10 Cooktop "ON/OFF" control i Burner controls j Timer k Safety lock indicator l Safety lock...
  • Page 11 The timer will automatically turn off the front left a and front right f burners. s Display for: Timer Fault indicator (if the cooktop is turned off, see "Automatic reset of the touch controls") t Touch controls for timer setting...
  • Page 12 Before using for the first time, clean the cooktop with a damp cloth and then dry with a soft cloth. The metal components of the cooktop have a protective coating which may give off a slight odor the first time the appliance is heated.
  • Page 13 If the cooktop is too brightly lit or shaded the touch controls will not function properly. The cooktop will automatically, – reset after every power failure. – reset during use in response to changing light conditions. If the child safety lock indicator lights or...
  • Page 14: Burner Displays

    A horizontal bar will appear in each of the burner displays and 00 will appear in each timer display. The cooktop is now on and the burners are ready for use. The burners will not heat until a power setting has been chosen.
  • Page 15 When auto heat has been activated, the burner turns on automatically at the highest setting and then changes to the continued cooking setting which you have previously selected. The "heat-up" time depends on which continued cooking setting has been chosen. ^ If 0 shows in the display, touch the touch control until the continued cooking setting you want appears in...
  • Page 16 ^ Set the display to 0. ^ Then select the setting you want to continue using by pressing the touch control. ^ If 0 is showing in the display, keep touch control pressed until the desired power setting shows in the display, e.g.
  • Page 17 Melting butter, chocolate etc. Dissolving gelatin Thickening sauces containing egg yolk and butter Warming small quantities of food/liquid Warming sticky foods Cooking rice Warming liquid and half-set foods Thickening sauces, e.g. Hollandaise Cooking rice pudding Preparing omelettes, lightly fried eggs Steaming fruit Defrosting deep frozen food Steaming vegetables, fish...
  • Page 18 The second circle of a variable burner can be turned on to extend the cooking area for larger pans. ^ Turn on the burner and select a power setting. ^ Touch the n control for the outer circle. A short segment, p, will appear in the top left of the ring to indicate that the extended burner has been turned on.
  • Page 19 If the burner is still hot, the residual heat indicator will remain lit until the burner has cooled (see "Residual heat indicator"). The cooktop can be turned off at any time. ^ Touch the s "ON / OFF" control of the cooktop.
  • Page 20 Your ceramic cooktop is made of an extremely hard and durable material. The surface is scratch resistant, not scratch proof. Avoid using cookware with ridged bottoms. Ridged pots with dirty or chipped enamel bottoms may scratch the cooktop if they are pulled across the ceramic surface.
  • Page 21: Clean The Cooktop

    – Copper bottom and aluminum pans may leave a residue on the cooktop in the form of metallic lines. This is normal. These lines can be removed using a non-abrasive ceramic cooktop cleaner or a sheilded scraper blade.
  • Page 22 The safety lock can be activated when the cooktop is turned off as well as when it is in use. If the safety lock is activated cannot be turned on.
  • Page 23 If one of the burners is heated for an unusually long period of time (see table), and the power settings are not adjusted, the cooktop will turn itself off automatically and the residual heat indicator will light up. ^ If you wish to use the burners once again, turn the cooktop back on again in the usual way.
  • Page 24: Touch Controls

    When the cooktop turns itself off a tone will sound every 30 seconds (for a maximum of 10 minutes) and an F will flash in the display of the touch control which was covered.
  • Page 25 Each burner is equipped with a temperature limiter. This limiter turns off the heating elements in the burner before the ceramic surface becomes too hot. Once the ceramic surface has cooled to a safe temperature, the heating elements will automatically turn back on.
  • Page 26 The cooktop has two timers. They can be used to time any activity in the kitchen or to automatically turn off the front left a and front right f burners. Each timer can be set from 1 to 99 minutes.
  • Page 27 The front left a and front right f burners can be timed to turn off automatically. To use this feature a power setting must be selected. ^ Turn the burner on and select a power setting. ^ Press the or touch controls for the relevant timer until the desired time shows in the display, e.g.
  • Page 28 Follow the ceramic cleaner manufacturer’s instructions. If you have difficulty locating a suitable product contact Miele’s Technical Service Department. Before cleaning allow the cooktop to cool. Wipe spills off using a damp sponge. Stubborn spills are best removed with a shielded scraper blade.
  • Page 29: Manual Reset Of The Touch Controls

    Deactivate the safety lock (see "Safety lock"). Reset the circuit breaker if it tripped or turn on the power main. Trip the circuit breaker to the cooktop or turn off the power main for 1 min. See "Safety cut-out feature".
  • Page 30: Residual Heat Indicator

    Tone for touch controls Timer tone Safety lock Default power Memory function Auto-heat settings Residual heat indicator Timer function If you would like to reprogram the settings of your cooktop, please contact your local Miele dealer, Miele showroom or Technical Service for assistance.
  • Page 31 In the event of a fault which you cannot easily fix yourself, please contact the Miele Technical Service Department. U 1-800-999-1360 techserv@mieleusa.com V 1-800-565-6435 service@miele.ca When contacting Technical Service please quote the serial number and model of the cooktop. This information is visible on the silver data plate supplied with the cooktop.
  • Page 32 Alterations rights reserved / 2104 M.-Nr. 05 797 830 / 02 This paper has been bleached without chlorine.

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