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Miele F 9212 I Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
F 9212 i
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. 09 275 610



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Freezer F 9212 i 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. 09 275 610...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Before placing food in the freezer ........
  • Page 3 Contents Installation ............29 Location .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a Alarm off button and indicator light b Temperature display a Freezer drawers c Super freeze button and indicator light d On/Off and temperature selector dial...
  • 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 should 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

    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 7: Technical Safety

    Technical safety Before setting up the appliance, check it for any externally visible damage. Do not install and use a damaged appliance. If the connection cable is faulty it must only be replaced by a service technician authorised by the manufacturer to protect the user from danger.
  • Page 8 – the mains fuse is withdrawn, or the screw-out fuse is removed (in countries where this is applicable). Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele original spare parts. The manufacturer can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when Miele replacement parts are used.
  • Page 9 Danger of injury and damage to the appliance. Warning and Safety instructions When cooling drinks quickly in the freezer, make sure bottles are not left in for more than one hour, otherwise they could burst, resulting in injury or damage.
  • Page 10 Steam could reach the electrical components and cause a short circuit. Disposal of your old freezer Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door latch or lock unusable. This way you will prevent children from accidentally locking themselves in and endangering their lives.
  • Page 11: How To Save Energy

    Place frozen food in the refrigerator to defrost. Do not over-fill the appliance to allow air to circulate. Defrosting Defrost the freezer section when a layer of ice 0.5 cm thick (maximum) has built up. How to save energy Increased energy consumption In an enclosed, unventilated room.
  • Page 12: Switching On And Off

    The alarm indicator will light up. It will go out when the temperature in the freezer is cold enough. To enable the temperature to get sufficiently cold inside the appliance, allow the appliance to run for a few hours before placing food in it.
  • Page 13: The Correct Temperature

    It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the appliance. 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. Reducing the temperature reduces their growth rate.
  • Page 14: Alarm

    The alarm will sound and the alarm indicator light will flash, – if the freezer door has been left open for a while, e.g. in order to load, re-arrange or take food out. – when freezing large amounts of food at once.
  • Page 15: Super Freeze

    – when freezing up to 2 kg fresh food daily. Switching on Super freeze When freezing small quantities of food in the freezer, the Super freeze function should be switched on 6 hours beforehand. When freezing the maximum load of food the Super freeze function should be switched on 24 hours beforehand.
  • Page 16: Freezing And Storing Food

    ^ Store it in the freezer as soon as possible. Never re-freeze partially or fully defrosted food. Consume defrosted...
  • Page 17: Home Freezing

    – To prevent chops, steaks, cutlets or rolled meat from freezing together in solid blocks when packed, separate with a sheet of plastic freezer film. – Do not season fresh foods or blanched vegetables before freezing. Only season cooked food...
  • Page 18: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Once frozen: ^ Place the frozen food in the freezer drawers and push them back into the appliance. – Large items If you wish to freeze large items such...
  • Page 19: Defrosting

    Cooling drinks Do not store cans or bottles containing carbonated drinks or liquids which could freeze in the freezer. The cans or bottles could explode. When cooling non-carbonated drinks quickly in the freezer, make sure bottles are not left in for more than one hour, otherwise they could burst.
  • Page 20: Defrosting

    It must be defrosted if a layer of ice approx. 0.5 cm thick has accumulated. The best time to defrost the freezer is when: – there is very little food or no food left in the freezer, –...
  • Page 21 ^ Switch on the Super freeze function so that the appliance can cool down quickly. The indicator light will come ^ Once the temperature in the freezer is sufficiently low, slide the glass cold plates back into the freezer, then...
  • Page 22: Cleaning And Care

    ^ Take any frozen food out of the appliance and store it in a cool place. ^ Defrost the freezer. ^ Take out any removable parts, e.g. shelves, for cleaning. Cleaning the interior and...
  • Page 23: Ventilation Gaps

    ^ Insert the plug in the socket and switch on at the mains. Then switch the appliance back on. ^ Switch on the Super freeze function so that the freezer can cool down quickly. The indicator light will come on. ^ Once the temperature in the freezer...
  • Page 24: Problem Solving Guide

    Some minor problems can be corrected without contacting the Miele Service Department. What to do if ..the appliance does not get cool.
  • Page 25 If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, please contact the Miele Service Department. To prevent unnecessary loss of temperature it is advisable not to open the door while waiting for the...
  • Page 26: Noises

    Noises Normal noises Brrrrr... Blubb, blubb... Click... Sssrrrrr... Creak ... 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 27: After Sales / Guarantee

    – your Miele Dealer – Miele (see back cover for contact details). When contacting your Dealer or Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. This information is given on the data plate inside your appliance.
  • Page 28: 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 local and national safety regulations (BS 7671 in the UK). The appliance is supplied with a mains cable and moulded plug ready for connection to an a.c.
  • Page 29: Installation

    Please ensure that the appliance is installed in accordance with these installation instructions and that the handle is fitted correctly. Should you require further assistance please contact your Miele customer service centre. Climate range This appliance is designed for use within certain climate ranges (ambient temperatures), and should not be used outside this range.
  • Page 30: Before Installation

    Installation The air inlet and outlet must not be covered or blocked in any way. They should be dusted on a regular basis. Before installation ^ Before installation remove the cover strip, sealing strip and other accessories from inside the appliance and from the external rear wall of the appliance.
  • Page 31: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions [mm] ³ 2 0 0 5 6 8 5 6 0 - ³ 200 cm Niche height [mm] F 9212 i 874 - 890...
  • Page 32: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging Before building the appliance in, you will need to decide on which side the door is to be hinged. If left hand door hinging is required, follow the instructions below. To change the door hinging, you will need various sizes of Torx screwdrivers and a slotted screwdriver.
  • 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 Building in the appliance ^ Remove cover a. ^ Secure bracket b with screws c (4.8 x 16 mm). ^ Push the appliance into the building-in niche, leaving a gap of approx. 4 mm. Take care not to trap the mains cable.
  • Page 35 Securing the appliance and fitting the furniture door ^ Push the appliance against the housing wall on the side on which the door opens so that the sealing strip is pressed into the housing wall h. ^ Secure the appliance at the top with screw i (4 x 19 mm) into bracket b, pushing the appliance against the furniture wall as you do so, then...
  • Page 36 Alteration rights reserved / 4911 M.-Nr. 09 275 610 / 00 F 9212 i...