Miele F1471VI Operating And Installation Manual

Miele F1471VI Operating And Installation Manual

Freezer with ice/water dispenser
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Operating and Installation
with Ice/Water Dispenser
F 1471 Vi
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and appliance damage
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 09 157 430


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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Freezer with Ice/Water Dispenser F 1471 Vi en - US, CA To prevent accidents and appliance damage read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 09 157 430...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Using the freezer efficiently ........
  • Page 3 Contents Water filter ............36 Water filter change indicator .
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using the appliance, follow basic safety precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before installation and use to prevent accidents and machine damage. This appliance is intended for residential use only. Use only as described in this Operating manual. This appliance is for household use only.
  • Page 5 Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or if the appliance has been damaged in any manner. Contact Miele’s Technical Ser- vice Department. This appliance must not be used in a non-stationary location (e.g. on a ship).
  • Page 6 After your freezer is in operation, do not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer compartment, particularly when hands are damp or wet. Skin may adhere to these extremely cold surfaces.
  • Page 7: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Splashes of refrigerant can damage the eyes. Your old freezer may have a cooling system that used CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons). CFCs are believed to harm stratospheric ozone. If you intentionally release this CFC...
  • Page 8: Guide To The Freezer

    Guide to the freezer Interior lighting Door shelf Ice cube maker Ice cube container Interior shelf Control panel for the Freezer Main switch to turn the appliance On/Off Freezer baskets Water filter Ice / Water dispenser in the door Control panel for Ice / Water...
  • Page 9: Control Panel For Freezer

    Control panel for freezer Access button "p" activates the control panel Temperature display X colder; Y warmer Allows you to set the desired temperature in the freezer On/Off sensor button for the SuperCool function Control panel for Ice/Water Dispenser Lighting sensor button...
  • Page 10: Before Use

    Before use Before using for the first time ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and the accessories with a mild solution of warm water and liquid dish soap. Dry with a soft cloth. If the appliance was transported or laid horizontally for any reason, allow it to stand vertical for at least 8 hours before turning it on.
  • Page 11: Settings

    Using the settings This appliance is operated with the use of touch keys activated by a finger. – An available button will appear white. – A selected button will appear yellow. ^ Touch the access button "p" so it turns yellow. On the control panel you will see additional sensor buttons to operate the appliance.
  • Page 12: Turning The Button Sound On/Off

    Settings Turning the button sound On/Off If you prefer the buttons to be silent when touched the button sound can be turned off. ^ Touch the access button "p" so it turns yellow. ^ Note the position of the X button, but do not touch.
  • Page 13: Turning Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Turning off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for an extended time (for example, during a vacation) some precautions need to be taken: ^ Shut off the water supply line, (several hours before switching off the appliance) ^ Take all food out of the appliance ^ Turn the appliance off...
  • Page 14: Temperature And Door Alarm

    "alarm" sensor button. The alarm signal turns off. The "alarm" indicator remains on until the alarm condition is corrected. If the temperature in the freezer zone reaches 0°F (-18°C) or higher, check that food has not defrosted. Door alarm If the appliance door is left open, an alarm signal will sound and the "alarm"...
  • Page 15: Setting The Temperature

    Setting the temperature ^ Touch the access button "p" so it turns yellow. ^ Use the X and Y buttons next to the temperature display to set the temperature warmer or colder. Tap the X and Y sensor buttons to raise/lower the temperature 1°, or hold it down to move through the temperature range more quickly.
  • Page 16 Setting the temperature Temperature unit (Fahrenheit/Celsius) The temperature can be displayed in degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C). ^ Touch the access button "p" so it turns yellow. ^ Note the position of the X button, but do not touch. ^ Touch the access button "p"...
  • Page 17: Using The Freezer Efficiently

    4 ½ lbs [2 kg]), switch on the SuperCool function ahead of time (see "SuperCool"). This will provide the food already in the freezer with a protective boost of cold air. Using the freezer efficiently Placing food in the freezer Food to be frozen can be placed anywhere in the freezer.
  • Page 18: Defrosting

    Simply place directly into boiling water or hot oil. Cooling drinks quickly To cool drinks quickly, switch on the SuperCool function. See "SuperCool" for more information. Do not leave bottles in the freezer for more than 1 hour, closed containers could burst.
  • Page 19 – To prevent chops, steaks, cutlets or rolled meats from freezing together in solid blocks when packed, separate with a sheet of plastic freezer wrap. – Do not season fresh foods or blanched vegetables before freezing. Cooked food can be lightly...
  • Page 20: Supercool

    Ideally the function should be switched on 4 - 6 hours before the food is placed in the freezer. If the max. freezing capacity is used, 24 hours are recommended. This helps food to freeze quickly and retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavor and appearance.
  • Page 21: Ice/Water Dispenser

    Dispenser for the first time, you must flush then fill appliance water lines with water. Flushing the lines of the Ice/Water Dispenser ^ Open the freezer door. ^ Touch the "Access" button so it turns yellow. ^ Touch the "ice" sensor button so it turns yellow.
  • Page 22 See "Safety Lock". If "lock" is blinking, the drip tray needs to be emptied (see "Cleaning and care"). Once the freezer has cooled to a freezing temperature, the ice cube maker fills with water. Do not place any bottles or food for rapid cooling in the ice cube maker.
  • Page 23: Dispensing Water

    The ice dispenser produces a max. of 150 ice cubes per 24 hours. The production volume of ice depends on the temperature in the freezer. The lower the temperature the more ice that will be produced in a certain period of time.
  • Page 24: Safety Lock

    Ice/Water Dispenser If the ice/water dispenser is not used for more than 2 minutes or the freezer door is opened, Standby mode is activated and the lighting for the ice/water dispenser will go out. When used again, it will take a few seconds for the water and ice to be dispensed.
  • Page 25: Settings

    Settings The following settings on the Ice/Water dispenser can be adjusted: Entering the settings mode ^ Touch and hold the "lock" button so that it appears white. ^ At the same time tap the "light" button (do not hold down). ^ Hold the "lock"...
  • Page 26: Anti-Clumping

    Ice/Water Dispenser Anti-clumping The anti-clumping feature ensures that crushed ice or ice cubes do not freeze together. A noise will be heard periodically to indicate that the feature is working. If the sound disturbs you, the feature can be turned off. Note: Disabling the anti-clumping feature can result in the formation of ice clumps in the dispenser.
  • Page 27: Automatic Defrost

    The moisture generated in the appliance collects in the evaporator. It is automatically defrosted and dissipated by the condenser periodically. This automatic defrosting system enables the freezer to remain permanently ice-free, while ensuring that the food stored in the freezer stays frozen.
  • Page 28: Adjusting The Interior Fittings

    ^ Slide the shelf upwards all the way to the top of the side-rails until it can be removed. Replacing the door shelf: ^ Insert the freezer basket at the top of the side-rails and slide it down into the desired position.
  • Page 29: Freezer Baskets

    Freezer baskets For easier loading, unloading, and cleaning, the freezer baskets can be shifted or completely removed. ^ Pull the basket forward until resistance is felt. On the hinged-side of the door is a safety lock, which must be turned to a horizontal position before the drawer can be removed.
  • Page 30: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care To reduce the risk of electrical shock, disconnect the appliance from the power supply by shutting off the power main, tripping the circuit breaker or unplugging the power cord before maintenance. Never use cleaning agents containing abrasive substances such as sand, soda, acids, chlorides or chemical solvents.
  • Page 31: Cleaning The Interior And Accessories

    Before cleaning ^ Use the main switch to turn the appliance off completely. The main switch is located on the right side underneath the control panel. ^ Unplug the power cord. ^ Remove any food from the appliance and store it in a cool place. ^ Take out any removable parts, e.g., shelves, baskets.
  • Page 32: Aluminum Frames

    Cleaning and care Aluminum frames The frames of the door bins and shelves are made of aluminum. ^ Clean with a mild solution of warm water and liquid dish soap. Aluminum is susceptible to scratches and nicks, treat with care. The aluminum frames may become discolored or otherwise altered if soiling is not cleaned away...
  • Page 33: Ventilation Slits

    ^ Return all shelves and accessories. ^ Plug in the appliance and turn it on with the main switch. ^ Switch on the SuperCool function. The freezer section will cool down quickly. ^ Once the temperature is cold enough, place the freezer baskets containing the frozen food into the freezer.
  • Page 34 Cleaning and care Changing the light bulb The lighting automatically switches off after the door has been open for approx. 10 minutes. This is not a fault. If the light does not come on when the door is opened briefly, the light bulb should be changed.
  • Page 35 This is not a fault. If the light does not come on when the dispenser is used again, the light bulb should be changed. The dispenser lighting should only be repaired or replaced by Miele Technical Service.
  • Page 36: Water Filter

    Additional water filters are available from Miele. It is important to change the water filter regularly. To avoid serious illness or death, do not use water that is...
  • Page 37: Exchanging The Water Filter

    Exchanging the water filter Note: Air trapped in the system may cause water and the filter cartridge to eject forcefully. Use caution when removing. ^ Push in and rotate the filter cap on the base panel of your appliance counterclockwise 180°, 1. ^ Pull the used filter cartridge out of the appliance, 2.
  • Page 38: Confirming The Filter Change

    Water filter ^ After the filter change the filter indicator in the display still flashes. The change must be be confirmed in the electronic. Confirming the filter change ^ Press and hold the filter change sensor button. ^ At the same time place a finger on the access button.
  • Page 39 T rademark /M odel D esignation 9000 077095 Miele 07134220 M anufacturer : Cuno, Incorporated T he water treatment device ( s ) listed on this certificate have met the testing requirements pursuant to S ection 116830 of the H ealth and S afety C ode for the following health related contaminants :...
  • Page 40 Water filter Performance Data Sheet For Filter Model 07134220 Using Replacement Cartridge 07134220 This system has been tested according to NSF/ANSI Standards 42 and 53 for the reduction of the substances listed below. The concentration of the indicated substances in water entering the system was reduced to a concentration less than or equal to the permissible limit for water leaving the system, as specified in NSF/ANSI 42 and 53.
  • Page 41: Lead Free Certificate

    This product F 1471 Vi (KIMIWD18US) is tested and certified by WQA against ORD0902 for California "lead free" compliance. Miele & Cie. KG Carl-Miele-Straße 29 D-33332 Gütersloh Lead free certificate...
  • Page 42: Frequently Asked Questions

    Check that the plug is correctly inserted in the power outlet. Reset the circuit breaker. If the breaker trips again the appliance or the outlet may be defective. Contact Miele or a qualified electrician. Check the display. See "Selecting the correct temperature".
  • Page 43 This is not abnormal. When the ice maker is in use and the temperature of the room is above freezing the temperature automatically stays at -18°C to ensure proper functioning. Solution Contact Miele Technical Service. Contact a plumber. Self-tapping valves and 3/16" (4.76 mm) saddle...
  • Page 44 Check that food has not defrosted. Order replacement filters from Miele. See "Exchanging the water filter". Empty the drip tray by soaking up the water with a sponge or dish cloth.
  • Page 45 This will ensure that crushed ice or ice cubes do not freeze together. Frequently asked questions Solution Check that the appliance is switched on. Contact Miele. See "Ice/Water Dispenser" and/or "Plumbing" for more information. Self-tapping valves and " (4.76 mm) saddle...
  • Page 46 Check if the ice cube container is dirty. Unsealed packages in the freezer will transfer odor/flavor particles to the ice cubes. The Ice/Water The Safety Lock is activated. See "Ice/Water Dispenser - dispenser is not producing ice or water.
  • Page 47 Check that the freezer temperature is not too high. Change the water filter. The appliance is not plugged in. Check that the freezer is connected to the water supply. The freezer temperature is too high. Check the water pressure. The water...
  • Page 48 Frequently asked questions The appliance is making noises. Issue Possible fault Brrrrr... Humming noise made by the compressor. This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor is switching on. Blubb, blubb... A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes.
  • Page 49: After Sales Service

    Miele appliance. Please note that unless expressly approved in writing by the Miele Ser- vice department, Extended Service Contracts offered by other providers for Miele products will not be recognized by Miele.
  • Page 51: Installation Instructions

    Installation instructions Information is subject to change. Please refer to our website to obtain the most current product specification, technical & warranty information. To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use.
  • Page 52: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing materials The cardboard box and packing materials are biodegradable and recyclable. Please recycle. Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags, etc., are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of babies and young children.
  • Page 53: Installation

    Have the appliance installed by a qualified technician, according to the enclosed installation instructions. WARNING This appliance is top-heavy and must be secured to prevent it from tipping forward. Keep the door closed until the appliance is completely installed and secured as per the installation instructions.
  • Page 54 To ensure that the appliance is installed securely and functions properly, the base must be flat, level and made of a hard, rigid material. If in doubt, contact Miele. Furniture/fixtures The new appliance will be mounted securely to adjacent and overhead furniture/fixtures.
  • Page 55: Stainless Steel Panels

    This appliance can be installed "side-by-side" with another fridge/freezer using a "Merging Kit". The "Merging Kit" is available from Miele. Contact Miele or your dealer for specific information about which combinations will work with your appliance. For instructions on how to attach the...
  • Page 56: Side Panels

    The "Merging Kit" will also be needed. The "Merging Kit" is available from Miele. Installation with partition without using the "Merging Kit" If there is a partition with a thickness of more than 6 "...
  • Page 57: Door Dimensions (Open 115°)

    The dimensions of the door fronts and handles will vary according to each individual kitchen. F 1471 Vi " Door front max. Door " (525 mm) 1 1/2" (38 mm) handle (234 mm) Miele recommends using the full door opening angle of 115° for this freezer.
  • Page 58: Niche Dimensions

    Installation Niche dimensions Niche width (A) F 1471 Vi 18" (457 mm)
  • Page 59 Installation Power supply and water connection 1. Power supply 2. Water connection F 1471 Vi 9" (229 mm) Door front dimensions...
  • Page 60: Installing The Appliance

    Installing the appliance Before you begin Read these instructions completely and carefully. Have the appliance installed by a qualified technician, according to the enclosed installation instructions. To reduce the risk of injury or damage to the product, two people should be used for installation. These installation instructions are intended for use by qualified installers.
  • Page 61: Aligning The Housing Unit

    Aligning the housing unit The housing unit must be carefully aligned using a spirit level before installing the appliance. The unit corners must be at right angles, as otherwise the furniture door will not align correctly with the 4 corners of the appliance.
  • Page 62: Remotevision Module Installation

    Installing the appliance ^ Do not remove the installation supports from the appliance door. They will be used later in the installation niche. There are transportation safety devices inside the appliance to protect the shelves and storage compartments until installation is complete.
  • Page 63: Preparing The Installation Niche

    If the indicator light does not come on, installation of the module was unsuccessful. In that case, repeat the process. If that does not correct the problem, contact Miele. Installing the appliance ^ Pull the antenna straight out. ^ Guide the cover over the antenna and screw on the cover.
  • Page 64 Installing the appliance Mounting Accessories The mounting accessories needed for installing the appliance into the niche are included in the packaging. Several plastic bags are included which are marked alphabetically. The bag needed for each step will be marked with its respective letter. ^ Use the included Torx screwdriver to tighten the screws.
  • Page 65 ^ Drill pilot holes: – " (3 mm) for 5 x 60 mm wood screws – " (2 mm) for 4 x 15 mm wood screws ^ Tightly secure the anti-tip brackets in the niche. Be certain that the screws penetrate through the flooring and into the wall plate a minimum of "...
  • Page 66 Installing the appliance Securing an alternative anti-tip device If the anti-tip brackets cannot be attached securely using a wooden beam, an alternative anti-tip device can be used. Ensure that there is no "give" between the appliance and the anti-tip device. If possible, always screw the wooden beam to existing studs.
  • Page 67: Sliding The Appliance Into The Installation Niche

    Sliding the appliance into the installation niche If a side-by-side installation is desired, connect the two appliances together. See the Installation Manual included with the "Merging Kit". ^ Unscrew the plinth. ^ To protect the corners of the installation space, attach the supplied edge protector sides with adhesive tape.
  • Page 68: Aligning The Appliance

    Installing the appliance Aligning the appliance ^ Align the appliance with the custom front. The installation aids appliance door have been designed for the following custom door thicknesses: – 3/4" (19 mm) – 1 1/2" (38 mm). The height-adjustable feet at the front and rear can all be adjusted from the front: –...
  • Page 69: Attaching The Appliance To The Installation Niche

    Attaching the appliance to the installation niche ^ Screw the attachment plate lugs the overhead furniture/fixtures. If there is no way to attach the top of the appliance, it can be attached to the sides of the installation niche. ^ Pull out the plate side lugs Installing the appliance ^ Secure the attachment plate side lugs.
  • Page 70 Installing the appliance For a side-by-side combination the filler strips from both appliances are put together to form one long filler strip: ^ Take the peg from the "side-by-side merging kit" and insert it halfway into the filler strip rail on the left-side appliance.
  • Page 71: Preparing The Custom Door

    Preparing the custom door ^ Load the door basket. ^ Open the appliance door. ^ Unscrew the installation supports from the appliance door. ^ Loosen the remaining screws from the strips on each side of the door, then remove. ^ Set aside the screws and side strips - you will need them again later.
  • Page 72 Installing the appliance ^ Mark the distance X on the back-side of the custom door. ^ Also calculate and mark the center of the custom door Y. ^ Remove the mounting frame from the appliance door and position it according to the markings on the custom door.
  • Page 73: Attaching And Aligning The Custom Door Front

    Attaching and aligning the custom door front ^ Open the door and hang the custom door with the mounting frame over the threaded bolts ^ Put the side strips and screw them completely down on both sides of the appliance door. Bag E contains spare screws for this purpose.
  • Page 74: Attaching The Covers

    Installing the appliance Attaching the covers ^ To mount the cover strips on both sides of the door, click them into place from bottom to top, into the gap between the appliance door and the custom door. ^ Screw the brackets onto both sides of the appliance, to hold the cover strip.
  • Page 75 ^ If necessary, shorten the three parts of the air separator. ^ Insert the foam pieces back into the sides. ^ Open the freezer door. ^ Wedge the air separator at the bottom of the freezer door, so it connects in place.
  • Page 76: Aligning The Ice/Water Dispenser

    Installing the appliance Aligning the Ice/Water Dispenser If necessary the depth of the Ice/Water dispenser can be aligned from inside the custom door cut-out. This allows the dispenser to be aligned with the custom door to achieve the best possible appearance. Disconnect the appliance from the power supply.
  • Page 77 ^ Pull the rear cover forward and out. ^ Loosen the water sensors and carefully bend them upwards. ^ Carefully remove the drip tray using a screwdriver if necessary. Installing the appliance Once the drip tray has been removed, the four metal strips can be used to align the Ice/Water Dispenser.
  • Page 78: Attaching The Frame And The Shelf

    Installing the appliance Attaching the frame and the shelf The word "TOP" is marked on the rear of the frame at the top. " (19 mm) thick custom doors: ^ Slide the cover frame onto the Ice/Water Dispenser and press until it is flush with the door front.
  • Page 79: Plumbing

    All plumbing work should be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person, in accordance with all applicable local and national regulations. The water quality must conform to country requirements for drinking water. – The appliance is only suitable for connection to the cold water supply.
  • Page 80 Plumbing Preparing the water connection The connection to the household water supply must be installed before the appliance is installed. ^ Turn off the main water valve to prevent damage caused by leaking water. ^ Attach the connecting pipe to the shut-off valve, according to the instructions supplied by the manufacturer of the ice cube maker...
  • Page 81: Connecting The Water Supply

    Connecting the water supply When connecting the water pipe to the solenoid valve of the appliance, follow the instructions supplied by the manufacturer of the ice cube maker installation kit. When bending the water pipe, be sure not to kink it, otherwise there is a risk of leaks and water damage.
  • Page 82: Electrical Connection

    If there are any questions regarding the electrical connection of this appliance to the power supply, please consult a licensed electrician or call the Miele Technical Service. U1-800-999-1360 V1-800-565-6435 The appliance is supplied with a...
  • Page 83: Remotevision (Optional Accessory)

    Miele's RemoteVision Wi-Fi technology creates a 'virtual link' between your appliance and our monitoring center. If a fault occurs, Miele's client service center will be notified and contact you, or another trusted individual identified on your call roster, in order to gain access to your appliance to fix the problem.
  • Page 84 RemoteVision (optional accessory) Accessing the RemoteVision control panel ^ Touch the access button "p" so it turns yellow. ^ Note the position of the X button, but do not touch. ^ Touch the access button "p" again so it turns white. Only the access button "p"...
  • Page 85 MasterCool control panel options for RemoteVision Status indicators Description of function Flashing ; ~ Module booting phase Flashing ; ‡ Not connected to network Flashing ; | Connection to network established, no IP address assigned Solid Connected to network Flashing ; < In Ad-Hoc Mode, not connected Flashing ;...

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