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Miele F 311 i-6 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
F 311 i-6
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed or used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 06 516 910


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Freezer F 311 i-6 To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed or used for the first time. M.-Nr. 06 516 910...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Before placing food in the freezer ........
  • Page 3 Contents After sales service ..........28 Electrical connection .
  • Page 4: Description Of The The Appliance

    Temperature indicator light b Mains indicator light c Super freeze indicator light d Super freeze button i Freezer tray j Freezer drawers with freezer calendar e On/Off button f Temperature selector g Temperature display k Marker system for frozen food...
  • Page 5: 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 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions This appliance complies with all relevant legal safety requirements. Inappropriate use can however lead to personal injury and damage to property. To avoid the risk of accidents and damage to the appliance, read the instructions carefully before using for the first time.
  • Page 7 Before connecting the appliance to the mains supply, make sure that the rating on the data plate corresponds to the voltage and frequency of the household supply. This data must correspond in order to avoid risk of damage to the appliance. Consult a qualified electrician if in doubt.
  • Page 8 Do not take ice cubes out with your bare hands and never place ice cubes or ice lollies in your mouth straight from the freezer. The very low temperature of the frozen ice or lollies can cause frost burn to the lips and tongue.
  • Page 9: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    The appliance is designed for use within certain climate ranges (ambient temperatures). It must not be used in ranges for which it is not designed. 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: How To Save Energy

    (radiator, oven. Where there is a high ambient room temperature. With a high setting: The lower the temperature in the freezer, the higher the energy consumption. On appliances with winter setting, please make sure that the winter setting is switched off when the ambient temperature is warmer than 16 °C.
  • Page 11 Defrosting Normal energy consumption Defrost the freezer when a layer of ice one centimetre thick has built How to save energy Increased energy consumption A layer of ice hinders the cold from reaching the frozen food, and causes an increase in energy...
  • Page 12: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time ^ 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 the correct functioning of the appliance, let it stand for between 1 and 2 hours after...
  • Page 13: The Correct Temperature

    . . . in the freezer It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the freezer. Micro organisms will cause food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly. Temperature influences the growth rate of these micro organisms.
  • Page 14: Temperature Display

    If you have adjusted the temperature dial in order to set a different temperature, wait for approx. 6 hours if the freezer is not very full and for approx. 24 hours if the freezer is full before checking the temperature display.
  • Page 15: Temperature Alarm

    The temperature indicator light will come on – when the freezer is switched on. – if the freezer door has been left open for a while, e.g. in order to load, to re-arrange or to take food out. – when freezing large amounts of food at once.
  • Page 16: Super Freeze

    Switch the super freeze function on before putting fresh food into the freezer. When freezing small quantities of food in the freezer the super freeze function should be switched on 4 - 6 hours beforehand. When freezing the maximum load of food the super freeze function should be switched on 24 hours beforehand.
  • Page 17: Freezing And Storing Food

    ^ Store it in the freezer as soon as possible. Never re-freeze partially or fully defrosted food. Consume defrosted...
  • Page 18: Packing

    Large quantities can be placed directly on the plate between the 2nd and 3rd freezer drawers as food will freeze very quickly here. To do this first take out the 2nd drawer. Each drawer and the plate can be loaded with a maximum of 25 kg.
  • Page 19: Freezer Calendar

    Reverse this procedure to put the cold plate back into the freezer. Freezer calendar The freezer calendar on the freezer drawer gives the length of time which various foods can be stored for effectively. Where the storage time given on the packaging differs, follow the advice on the packaging.
  • Page 20: Ice Cube Tray

    ^ Now pull the release button up to seal the ice cube tray. Place the tray on the bottom of one of the freezer drawers. ^ Once frozen, use a blunt instrument, for example a spoon handle, to remove the ice tray from the freezer compartment.
  • Page 21: Defrosting

    ^ Remove all the freezer drawers, except the lowest drawer.
  • Page 22 ^ Mop up any residual water still in the freezer with a sponge or absorbent cloth. ^ Clean the freezer and then dry it thoroughly. ^ Close the door and then switch the freezer on with the On/Off button.
  • Page 23: Cleaning And Care

    E-Cloth ^ A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, Part Number 980 13530, which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic and chrome without the use of chemicals.
  • Page 24: After Cleaning

    ^ Close the door, and switch the appliance on. ^ Switch on the super freeze function so that the freezer can get down to temperature quickly. The super freeze indicator light will come on. ^ Once the freezer has reached the...
  • Page 25: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the fuse is not defective and that the mains fuse has not blown. If it has, contact the Miele Ser- vice Department..the door will not open because it has been opened and closed too many times in succession.
  • Page 26 - the plug is correctly inserted in the socket. - the mains fuse has blown. If it has there is a fault. Call the Miele Service Department..the Super freeze indicator light does not light up, even though the appliance is working.
  • Page 27: Noises

    Normal noises Brrrrr... Blubb, blubb... Click... Sssrrrrr... Remember that the noise of the compressor and the coolant circulating in the system is unavoidable. Noises that you can easily rectify Rattling, vibrating What causes them Humming noise made by the motor (compressor). This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor is switching on.
  • Page 28: After Sales Service

    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 29: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection U.K. 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 30: Installation

    Air at the rear of the appliance gets warm. The appliance housing unit must be constructed to allow sufficient space for ventilation. Miele kitchen units are designed to provide this ventilation. A ventilation gap of at least 50 mm depth must be allowed for behind the appliance for air to circulate.
  • Page 31: Building In Dimensions

    Building in dimensions F 311i-6 Building in a combination...
  • Page 32: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging Before building the appliance in decide on the door hinging. If left hand door hinging is required follow these instructions. ^ Unscrew hinge pin a. ^ Tip the door backwards and remove it in an upwards direction b. ^ Remove hinge pin c and plug d and refit on the opposite side.
  • Page 33: Building In The Appliance

    All building in instructions given are for a right hand hinged appliance. If you have converted the appliance to left hand hinging you will need to adapt these instructions accordingly. Building into a peninsular run When built into a peninsular run, the rear of the building in niche must be fitted with a kitchen furniture panel.
  • Page 34 Building in the appliance ^ Stick the sealing strip to the side of the appliance on which the door is opened. Building in ^ Push the appliance into the niche. Make sure that the mains cable does not get trapped. ^ Remove cover piece a if the niche height is not much greater than the height of the appliance.
  • Page 35 ^ Secure the appliance to the housing unit above and below a using screws. ^ Secure the door coupling piece b to the appliance door at the height of the handle. On divided doors fit two coupling pieces. ^ Open the doors completely and slide the coupling guide c into the door coupling piece.
  • Page 36 Alteration rights reserved / 1905 M.-Nr. 06 516 910 / 00 en - GB F 311 i-6...