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Miele KM 5941 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
Ceramic hobs with induction
KM 5941 / 5942 / 5943 / 5944
KM 5945 / 5946 / 5947 / 5948
KM 5951 / 5952 / 5953 / 5954
KM 5955 / 5956 / 5957 / 5958
KM 5975 / 5985 / 5986
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. 07 257 390

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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Ceramic hobs with induction KM 5941 / 5942 / 5943 / 5944 KM 5945 / 5946 / 5947 / 5948 KM 5951 / 5952 / 5953 / 5954 KM 5955 / 5956 / 5957 / 5958...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    KM 5941........
  • Page 3 Contents Timer ............38 Minute minder .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance KM 5941 a Cooking zone with Twin Booster bcd Cooking zones with Single Booster e Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") f Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display")
  • Page 5 Guide to the appliance KM 5942 / KM 5943 / KM 5944 abd Cooking zones with Single Booster c Cooking zone with Twin Booster e Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") f Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display") g Safety lock indicator lamp h Safety lock sensor switch i Hob ON/OFF sensor switch...
  • Page 6 Guide to the appliance KM 5945 ac Cooking zones with Twin Booster bd Cooking zones with Single Booster e Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") f Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display") g Safety lock indicator lamp h Safety lock sensor switch i Hob ON/OFF sensor switch...
  • Page 7 Guide to the appliance KM 5946 / KM 5947 / KM 5948 a Cooking zone with Twin Booster bc Cooking zones with Single Booster d Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") e Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display") f Safety lock indicator lamp g Safety lock sensor switch h Hob ON/OFF sensor switch...
  • Page 8 Guide to the appliance KM 5951 / KM 5952 / KM 5953 a Cooking zone with Twin Booster bcd Cooking zones with Single Booster e Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") f Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display") g Safety lock indicator lamp h Safety lock sensor switch i Hob ON/OFF sensor switch...
  • Page 9 Guide to the appliance KM 5954 a Cooking zone with Twin Booster bcd Cooking zones with Single Booster e Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") f Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display") g Safety lock indicator lamp h Safety lock sensor switch i Hob ON/OFF sensor switch...
  • Page 10 Guide to the appliance KM 5955 / KM 5956 / KM 5986 ac Cooking zones with Twin Booster bd Cooking zones with Single Booster e Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") f Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display") g Safety lock indicator lamp h Safety lock sensor switch i Hob ON/OFF sensor switch...
  • Page 11 Guide to the appliance KM 5957 ac Cooking zones with Twin Booster bd Cooking zones with Single Booster e Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") f Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display") g Safety lock indicator lamp h Safety lock sensor switch i Hob ON/OFF sensor switch...
  • Page 12 Guide to the appliance KM 5958 ac Cooking zones with Twin Booster b Cooking zone with Single Booster d Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") e Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display") f Safety lock indicator lamp g Safety lock sensor switch h Hob ON/OFF sensor switch...
  • Page 13 Guide to the appliance KM 5975 / KM 5985 a Cooking zone with Twin Booster bcd Cooking zones with Single Booster e Cooking zone controls and displays (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") f Timer control and display (see "Timer control and display") g Safety lock indicator lamp h Safety lock sensor switch i Hob ON/OFF sensor switch...
  • Page 14: Cooking Zone Sensors And Displays

    Guide to the appliance Cooking zone sensors and displays (Example) a Displays: = Cooking zone ready for use = Keeping warm function 1 to 9 = Power levels = Single Booster = Twin Booster = Residual heat ß = No pan on cooking zone or pan unsuitable (see "Induction") = Fault (see "Safety switch-off") = Auto heat-up when the power setting range has been extended...
  • Page 15: Timer Control And Display

    Guide to the appliance Timer control and display a Sensor switch for activating the timer, switching between functions and selecting automatic switch-off for a cooking zone b Sensor switches for setting the time c Time display d Indicator lamp for automatic switch-off, e.g. of the rear right cooking zone e Control lamp for minute minder f Control lamp for half hours with a minute minder time of more than 99 minutes...
  • Page 16: Cooking Zones

    * Pans with a base diameter within the given range may be used. ** The wattage quoted may vary depending on the size and material of the pans used. KM 5941 / KM 5951 / KM 5952 / KM 5953 C in cm* 16 - 23...
  • Page 17 Cooking zone Minimum to maximum Cooking zone Minimum to maximum * Pans with a base diameter within the given range may be used. ** The wattage quoted may vary depending on the size and material of the pans used. KM 5945 / KM 5955 / KM 5956 / 5986 C in cm* 16 - 23 normal:...
  • Page 18 Guide to the appliance Cooking zone Minimum to maximum Cooking zone Minimum to maximum * Pans with a base diameter within the given range may be used. ** The wattage quoted may vary depending on the size and material of the pans used.
  • Page 19: Special Feature

    ** The wattage quoted may vary depending on the size and material of the pans used. Special feature Hobs bearing the < symbol in the top left-hand corner are suitable for connecting to the Miele|home system (see "Optional accessories"). KM 5958 C in cm* 18 - 28...
  • Page 20: Warning And Safety Instructions

    It must only be used as a domestic appliance to cook and keep food warm. Any other usage is not supported by the manufacturer and could be dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation of the appliance.
  • Page 21 Safety with children Use the safety lock to prevent children operating the appliance or altering the settings. Keep children away from the appliance at all times. It is not a toy! To avoid the risk of injury, do not allow them to play with it or use the controls.
  • Page 22 Installation, maintenance and repairs may only be carried out by a Miele authorised person in strict accordance with current national and local safety regulations. Repairs and other work by unqualified persons could be dangerous.
  • Page 23 H 05 VV-F (pvc insulated), available from the Miele Spare Parts Department. Do not connect the appliance to the mains electricity supply by a multi-socket unit or an extension lead.
  • Page 24 Warning and Safety instructions For added protection, it is advisable to use heat-resistant pot holders or gloves when using the appliance. Do not let them get damp or wet, as this causes heat to transfer through the material more quickly with the risk of scalding or burning yourself.
  • Page 25 Do not allow either solid or liquid sugar, or pieces of plastic or aluminium foil to get onto the cooking zones when they are hot. If this should occur, switch off the appliance, and carefully scrape off all the sugar, plastic or aluminium residues from the hob whilst they are still hot, using a shielded scaper blade.
  • Page 26: 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 27: Before Using For The First Time

    Please stick the extra data plate for the appliance supplied with this documentation in the space provided in the "After sales service, data plate" section of this booklet. Cleaning for the first time Remove any protective wrapping and adhesive labels. Before using for the first time, clean the appliance with a damp cloth only and then wipe dry.
  • Page 28: Induction

    Induction The induction principle An induction coil is located under each cooking zone. When a cooking zone is switched on, this coil creates a magnetic field which impacts directly on the base of the pan and heats it up. The cooking zone itself is heated up indirectly by the heat given off by the pan.
  • Page 29: Noises

    Noises When using an induction cooking zone, the following noises can occur in the pan, depending on what it is made of and how it has been constructed. – On the higher power settings, it might buzz. This will decrease or cease altogether when the power setting is reduced.
  • Page 30: Pans

    Induction Pans Suitable pans include: – stainless steel pans with a magnetic base – enamelled steel pans – cast iron pans Unsuitable pans: – stainless steel pans without a magnetic base – aluminium and copper pans – glass, ceramic or earthenware pots and pans To test whether a pot or pan is suitable for use on an induction hob, hold a...
  • Page 31: Use

    Sensor switches This hob is equipped with electronic sensor switches which react to finger contact. To operate a cooking zone, touch the relevant sensor. Each time you touch a sensor switch, an audible tone sounds. Take care only to touch the middle of the sensor required.
  • Page 32: Settings

    Settings Keeping warm Melting butter Dissolving gelatine Warming small quantities of liquid Cooking rice Defrosting frozen vegetables Warming liquid and semi-solid foods Thickening sauces, e.g. Hollandaise Making porridge Preparing omelettes, lightly fried eggs Steaming fruit Defrosting deep frozen food Steaming vegetables, fish Cooking broths, pulse soups Bringing large quantities of food to the boil Cooking dumplings...
  • Page 33: Auto Heat-Up

    Auto heat-up Continued cooking setting* in minutes and * The continued cooking settings with a dot after the number are only available if the power level range has been extended (see "Programming"). When Auto heat-up has been activated, the cooking zone switches on Heat-up time automatically at the highest setting and then switches to the continued cooking...
  • Page 34: Booster Function

    Booster function The cooking zones are equipped with Single (l) or Twin Boosters (I/II) (see "Guide to the appliance"). When activated, the power is boosted so that large quantities can be heated quickly, e.g. boiling water for cooking pasta. When Booster l is activated, the cooking zones will operate with extra power for 10 minutes and when Booster II is activated with extra power for 15...
  • Page 35 To activate Booster l ^ If necessary, switch on the required cooking zone. ^ Touch the B sensor for the relevant cooking zone. I will show in the cooking zone display, and the indicator lamp for the Booster function will also light up. To activate Booster II ^ If necessary, switch on the required cooking zone.
  • Page 36: Keeping Warm

    Keeping warm Each cooking zone has a keeping warm function ("h"). The "h" function is in between the "0" setting and the "1"setting . If the keeping warm function has been activated, the cooking zone will switch off automatically after a maximum of 2 hours.
  • Page 37: Switching Off And Residual Heat Indicators

    Switching off and residual heat indicators Switching off a cooking zone ^ Touch the - and + sensors for the zone you want to switch off at the same time. A 0 will light up in the display for that zone for a few seconds.
  • Page 38: Timer

    Timer The timer can be used for two different functions: – To set the minute minder – To set a cooking zone to switch off automatically. You can select a time from 1 minute (01) to 9 hours (9.^). If a time of more than 99 minutes (99) is set, the time is set in half-hour steps.
  • Page 39: To Switch A Cooking Zone Off Automatically

    To switch a cooking zone off automatically It is only possible to programme a cooking zone to switch off automatically if a power setting has already been selected for that zone. All of the cooking zones can be programmed at the same time.
  • Page 40: To Use Both Timer Functions At The Same Time

    Timer To use both timer functions at the same time The minute minder and automatic switch-off functions can be used at the same time. If you have programmed in one or more switch-off times, and would like to use the minute minder as well: Touch the m sensor repeatedly until the minute minder indicator lamp flashes.
  • Page 41: Safety Features

    Safety lock / System lock Keep children away from the hob for their own safety. Your appliance is equipped with a Safety lock to prevent the hob and the cooking zones being switched on or any settings being altered. The Safety lock is activated when the hob is switched on.
  • Page 42: Stop And Go

    Safety features Stop and Go Your appliance has a Stop and Go feature which, when activated, reduces the power of all switched-on cooking zones to setting 1. When Stop and Go is deactivated, the cooking zones resume at the power level which was last set. If Stop and Go is not deactivated, the hob switches off after 1 hour.
  • Page 43: Safety Switch-Off

    Safety switch-off Your hob is fitted with a safety switch-off feature in case you forget to switch it off yourself. Safety switch-off with an over-long cooking time If one of the cooking zones is heated for an unusually long period of time (see chart), and the power settings are not altered, the hob will switch itself off automatically and the appropriate...
  • Page 44: Overheating Protection

    Safety features Overheating protection All the induction coils and the cooling elements for the electronics are fitted with an overheating protection mechanism. To prevent the induction coils and cooling elements from overheating, the overheating protection mechanism works on the affected cooking zone or on the entire hob in the following ways: –...
  • Page 45: Cleaning And Care

    A range of Miele branded cleaning products is available from Miele. See "Optional accessories" for details. Do not use a steam cleaning appliance to clean this appliance. The steam could reach the electrical components and cause a short circuit. The appliance should be cleaned regularly, preferably after each use.
  • Page 46 Cleaning and care Ceramic surface Wipe all coarse soiling off using a damp cloth. Stubborn soiling may need to be removed with a shielded scraper blade. Then clean the hob with a suitable proprietary ceramic and stainless steel hob cleaner (see "Optional accessories") applied with kitchen paper or a clean cloth.
  • Page 47: Programming

    You can change the default settings of the programme options (see chart). ^ With the hob switched off, touch the hob ON/OFF sensor s and the Safety lock sensor $ at the same time until the indicator for the safety lock flashes.
  • Page 48 Programming Programme* Demonstration mode and factory default settings Stop and Go Power setting range Induction warning tone when there is no pan or the pan is unsuitable Keypad tone when a sensor is touched Audible tone for the timer * Programme /Status numbers not shown here have no allocation. ** The factory default settings are shown in bold.
  • Page 49 Programme* Safety lock System lock Auto heat-up 0. Miele|home - only on communication-enabled appliances fitted with a communication module. 6. Sensor reaction speed * Programmes not shown here have no allocation. ** The factory default settings are shown in bold.
  • Page 50: Problem Solving Guide

    Reset the trip switch in the mains fuse box, and switch the appliance back on. If it still will not switch on, contact a qualified electrician or the Miele Service Department..there is a strange smell or vapours when a new appliance is being used.
  • Page 51 With other fault messages: Interrupt the power supply to the hob for approx. 1 minute. If the problem persists after reconnecting the appliance to the power supply, please contact the Miele Service department.
  • Page 52: Optional Accessories

    InfoControl unit). You can use the master appliance to call up information about Miele|home appliances, such as the operational status or fault messages at any time. The Miele| system allows certain hobs to be linked to certain cooker hoods (Con{ctivity). The cooker hood responds automatically to the hob setting, controlling the power level and lighting accordingly.
  • Page 53: Safety Instructions For Installation

    The appliance must only be installed and connected to the electricity supply by a suitably qualified and competent person in strict accordance with current national and local safety regulations (BS 7671 in the UK). Fit the wall units and extractor hood before fitting the hob to avoid damaging the appliance.
  • Page 54 Safety instructions for installation Safety distance above the appliance A minimum safety distance must be maintained between the appliance and the cooker hood above it. See the cooker hood manufacturer’s operating and installation instructions for details. If the manufacturer’s instructions are not available for the cooker hood, a minimum safety distance of at least 760 mm must be maintained.
  • Page 55 Safety distances to the sides and back of the hob Ideally the hob should be installed with plenty of space on either side. There may be a wall at the rear and a tall unit or wall at one side. On the other side, however, no unit or divider should stand higher than the hob (see illustrations).
  • Page 56 Safety instructions for installation Safety distances underneath the hob To ensure sufficient ventilation to the hob, a certain gap must be left between the underside of the hob and any oven, interim shelf or drawer. The minimum gap between the underside of the hob and –...
  • Page 57 Safety distance when installing the appliance near a wall with additional niche cladding A minimum safety distance must be maintained between the worktop cut-out and any niche cladding to protect it from heat damage. If the niche cladding is made from a combustible material (e. g. wood) a minimum safety distance e of 50 mm must be maintained between the cut-out and the cladding.
  • Page 58: Hob With Frame Or Bevelled Edge

    Hob with frame or bevelled edge Building-in dimensions KM 5941 6 1 4 a Front b Casing depth c Casing depth, including mains connection cable d Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm 5 0 0 5 1 4 ß...
  • Page 59 KM 5942 5 7 4 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm Hob with frame or bevelled edge 4 9 0 4 2 2 5 0 4 ß 2 0 9...
  • Page 60 Hob with frame or bevelled edge KM 5943 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm...
  • Page 61 Hob with frame or bevelled edge KM 5945 5 1 4 6 1 4 ß 5 0 0 2 0 9 4 2 2 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm...
  • Page 62 Hob with frame or bevelled edge KM 5946 5 0 4 5 7 4 ß 4 9 0 2 2 2 4 2 2 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm...
  • Page 63 KM 5947 5 7 4 a Front b Casing depth c Casing depth, including mains connection cable d Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm Hob with frame or bevelled edge 4 9 0 5 0 4 ß 2 0 9...
  • Page 64 Hob with frame or bevelled edge KM 5951 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm d Connection for Miele|home...
  • Page 65 KM 5952 8 6 0 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm Hob with frame or bevelled edge 4 9 0 4 2 2 5 1 0 ß ß 2 0 9...
  • Page 66 Hob with frame or bevelled edge KM 5954 7 9 4 a Front b Casing depth c Casing depth, including mains connection cable d Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm 5 0 0 5 1 4 ß 2 0 9...
  • Page 67 KM 5955 7 6 4 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm d Connection for Miele|home Hob with frame or bevelled edge 4 9 0 32 2 4 2 0 9 4 2 2 5 0 4 ß...
  • Page 68 Hob with frame or bevelled edge KM 5957 7 9 4 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm d Connection for Miele|home 5 0 0 2 0 9 4 2 2 5 1 4 ß R4...
  • Page 69 KM 5958 7 6 4 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm d Connection for Miele|home Hob with frame or bevelled edge 4 9 0 2 0 9 4 2 2 5 0 4 ß...
  • Page 70 Front b Casing depth c Casing depth, including mains connection cable d Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm e Connection for Miele|home Casing depth, including Miele|home connection cable = 57,5 mm 3 8 6 56,5 47,5 4 1 6 4 7 , 5 ß...
  • Page 71 KM 5985 9 1 6 a Front b Casing depth c Casing depth, including mains connection cable d Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm Hob with frame or bevelled edge 3 8 6 56,5 47,5 4 1 6 4 7 , 5 ß...
  • Page 72: Installation

    Hob with frame or bevelled edge Installation Preparing the worktop ^ Make the worktop cut-out according to the dimensions given in the building-in diagram. Remember to maintain the minimum safety distances (see "Safety instructions for installation"). ^ Seal the cut surfaces on wood/laminated worktops with a suitable heat-resistant sealant to avoid swelling caused by moisture.
  • Page 73: General Installation Tips

    General installation tips Sealant Do not use any sealant unless expressly instructed to do so. The sealing strip under the edge of the top part of the appliance provides a sufficient seal for the worktop. Do not use sealant between the frame of the top part of the appliance and the worktop.
  • Page 74: Flush-Fitted Hobs

    Flush-fitted hobs Building-in dimensions KM 5944 / KM 5948 5 9 2 4 9 6 4 2 2 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm d Stepped cut-out for granite or marble worktops 4 7 0 2 0 9 Cut-out dimensions for granite or marble worktops.
  • Page 75 Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm d Stepped cut-out for granite or marble worktops e Connection for Miele|home 4 7 0 2 0 9 Cut-out dimensions for granite or marble worktops. Please take careful note of the inset diagram.
  • Page 76 Flush-fitted hobs KM 5953 / KM 5986 7 5 2 4 9 6 4 2 2 a Front b Casing depth c Mains connection cable, L = 1440 mm d Stepped cut-out for granite or marble worktops 4 7 0 2 0 9 Cut-out dimensions for granite or marble worktops.
  • Page 77: Installation

    Installation Flush fit hobs are only suitable for installation in granite, marble, tiled or solid wood worktops. Other materials such as Corian and Askilan are not suitable. When using a worktop made from any other material, please check first with the worktop manufacturer that it is suitable for installing a flush fit hob.
  • Page 78 Flush-fitted hobs Making the worktop cut-out and building in the hob Granite and marble worktops a Worktop b Hob c Gap As the ceramic glass and the worktop cut-out have a certain dimensional tolerance, the size of gap c can vary (min. 1 mm). ^ Make the worktop cut-out as shown in "Building-in dimensions".
  • Page 79 Solid wood, tiled and glass worktops a Worktop b Hob c Gap d Wooden frame 13 mm (to be provided on site) As the ceramic glass and the worktop cut-out have a certain dimensional tolerance, the size of gap c can vary (min. 1 mm). Flush-fitted hobs ^ Make the worktop cut-out as shown in "Building-in dimensions".
  • Page 80: Electrical Connection

    A damaged cable must be replaced by a suitably qualified electrician with a special connection cable of type H 05 VV-F, available from Miele. Ensure power is not supplied to the appliance until after installation or repair work has been carried out.
  • Page 81 The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed when continuity is complete between it and an effective earthing system, which complies with current local and national safety regulations. It is most important that this basic safety requirement is present and regularly tested and where there is any doubt, the electrical wiring in the home should be inspected by a...
  • Page 82: Wiring Diagram

    Electrical connection Wiring diagram N.B. This appliance is supplied single phase only in the U.K. / AUS / NZ...
  • Page 83: After Sales Service, Data Plate

    Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded to improve our service. When contacting Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. These are given on the data plate. N.B. A call-out charge will be applied for service visits where the problem could have been resolved as described in these instructions.
  • Page 84 Alteration rights reserved / 0510 M.-Nr. 07 257 390 / 08...