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Operating and Installation
Instructions
Steam oven
DG 4082
DG 4084
DG 4086
DG 4088
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and appliance damage
read these instructions
before
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 07 339 860

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  • Page 1: Operating And Installation Instructions

    Operating and Installation Instructions Steam oven DG 4082 DG 4084 DG 4086 DG 4088 en - US, CA To prevent accidents and appliance damage read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 07 339 860...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Guide to the steam oven ........

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    DG 4082 / DG 4088 ........

  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    WARNING- When using your appliance follow basic precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before installation or use of the steam oven to prevent injury and appliance damage. Use the steam oven only for its intended purpose. This appliance is intended for residential cooking only.

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    Installation, repair and maintenance work should be performed by a Miele authorized service technician. Work by unqualified persons could be dangerous and may void the warranty. Do not operate any appliance with a...

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    If there is no residual water there is a fault. Contact the Miele Service Department. Do not submerge the plug, cord or steam generator (water tank) into water or attempt to wash the steam generator in the dishwasher.

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    When descaling the appliance, only use descaling agents with a citric acid base or the descaling tablets available from Miele. Do not use vinegar, it will damage the appliance. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions. If the oven is not used for an extended period of time, clean it thoroughly to avoid odors.

  • Page 8: Guide To The Steam Oven

    Guide to the steam oven Control panel Automatic door opener for steam reduction Vent for moist air Door gasket Steam channel Steam generator compartment Steam generator (with insert) Steam generator outlet Runners Steam inlet Drip channel Bottom heating element Temperature sensor...

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    Selection controls to select or set a function Keypad to enter times or temperatures Timer touch control to set a timer independent of an oven function Clear touch control to delete the last entry or to clear menu items Display...

  • Page 10: Accessories

    Accessories Standard All standard accessories can be reordered if necessary. Drip tray For catching excess liquids " x 13 " x 1 325 x 350 x 40 mm (L x W x H) 1 cooking container DGGL 8 For steaming (4.2 pints/2 liters) "...

  • Page 11: Optional

    Optional The following stainless steel cooking containers can be ordered as optional accessories. Contact Miele or visit the online Miele store. Container DGGL 2 solid DGG 3 solid DGGL 4 perforated DGGL 5 perforated DGGL 6 perforated DGG 7 solid DGD lid For containers 1, 2, 5, 6 and 7.

  • Page 12: Before Using For The First Time

    ^ Start the cooking program "Custom" 270-380 212°F (100°C) for 15 minutes. >380 Proceed as described in "Using the steam oven". When relocating to a new area, reset the unit’s water boiling temperature by descaling the appliance. See "Cleaning and Care" for more information.

  • Page 13: Suitable Containers

    Stainless steel cooking containers are supplied with the appliance. Other containers are available in a variety of sizes, both perforated and solid, as optional accessories. Please note when selecting cookware: – Use perforated cooking containers whenever possible. The steam can reach the food from all sides and cook evenly.

  • Page 14: Using The Steam Oven

    ^ Touch the "On/Off" sensor. ^ Select the sensor of the desired function. Adjusting the temperature (if necessary) This oven has been factory tested for the optimum operating temperature of each function. When using the function "Custom" it is possible to change the default temperature during programming.

  • Page 15: Selecting The Duration

    8 - 10 portions. Use suitable cookware. Using the steam oven Starting a function The oven is factory set to start automatically a few seconds after the duration is selected. To start the oven right away select the "Start" sensor.

  • Page 16: Interrupting The Cooking Process

    The door closes. ^ Once the display shows "Ready", open the door and remove the food. The oven is factory set so that the food will be kept warm at a temperature of 158°F (70°C) for a maximum of 15 minutes if it is not removed from the oven immediately after cooking.

  • Page 17: After Use

    Using the steam oven The appliance is set that after each use residual water remains in the steam generator. If there is no residual water, there is a fault. Contact the Miele Service Department.

  • Page 18: System Lock

    Using the steam oven Timer The timer can be used to time any activity in the kitchen and can be set independently of a cooking function. Two alarms (Timer 1 and 2) can be selected simultaneously. A time between 1 second (00:01 min) and 59 minutes, 59 seconds (59:59 min) can be set.

  • Page 19: Cooking Tips

    Steaming Food Vegetables Cauliflower, florets Green beans Broccoli, florets Peas, Green Peas, Black Carrots, cut Potatoes, peeled and halved Potatoes, unpeeled Brussels sprout Asparagus Turnips, cubed Meat or Deli Sausage Smoked pork chops Chicken Fish Salmon fillet Flounder fillet * This temperature does not reflect the default temperature. Function Custom Temperature in °F (°C) 212 (100)

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    Cooking tips Food Casserole Meat casserole Rice casserole Legumes Beans, soaked Peas, soaked Lentils, not soaked Rice and Grain Soaking grains, whole Soaking grains, ground Rice Eggs Eggs, soft Eggs, medium Eggs, hard Fruit Apple/Pear pieces Rhubarb Cherries Function Custom Temperature in °F (°C) 212 (100) 212 (100)

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    (e.g. rice). With other food it can be used for gravy or sauces. – You can prepare gravy in the steam oven by adding flour and butter to the liquid. – Grease the perforated container when cooking fish. Grease the solid container when cooking eggs, e.g.

  • Page 22: Defrosting

    Cooking tips Defrosting Food to be defrosted Weight in Meat Ground meat Steaks or sausage Poultry Chicken Chicken drum sticks Chicken breast Fish, Seafood Fish fillets Shrimp Vegetables Frozen in a block Frozen Fruit Apple sauce Berries Dairy products Cheese Heavy cream Cookies Pastries...

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    Defrosting frozen foods Defrosting times depend on the type and weight of the food and at what temperature it was deep-frozen. ^ Insert the food in a container or on the rack. ^ Select the function "Defrost". ^ If desired, adjust the default temperature (see table).

  • Page 24: Reheating

    Pork roast with potatoes and vegetables Spaghetti with tomato sauce Soups/Stews Stew Vegetable/Cream soups The steam oven can be used to reheat dishes. ^ Place the food on a flat plate and Time in cover it with a deeper plate or minutes aluminum foil.

  • Page 25: Meal Planning

    In general, cooking durations will vary according to the type of food. This means that you will need to open the steam oven at different times to add a particular dish. Our test kitchen recommends the following procedure, as shown in this example (Function: Custom / 212°F (100 °C)).

  • Page 26: Special Uses

    ^ Select the time. ^ Use the residual heat by leaving the jars in the oven for another 30 minutes after turning the oven off. Cover the jars with a towel and allow them to cool for 24 hours.

  • Page 27: Blanching

    Blanching The steam oven can also be used to blanch vegetables and fruit to prepare them for freezing ^ Put the prepared vegetables/fruit (cleaned, washed, chopped, etc.) into a perforated container. ^ Place the container in the oven and insert the drip tray at the lowest level.

  • Page 28: Disinfecting Baby Bottles

    Special uses Disinfecting baby bottles The steam oven can be used to disinfect baby bottles and other containers. Check beforehand that all parts are heat resistant to 212 °F (100 °C). ^ Place the drip tray on the lowest runner level and place the rack above it.

  • Page 29: Guide To The Functions

    To save a Favorite ^ Enter the function, temperature and cooking times of the recipe. The oven will begin heating. ^ Touch the "Add to Favorites" control. Your "Favorite" must be named before it can be saved into memory.

  • Page 30: Settings

    – Whether or not the time is displayed Clock-Display On Clock-Display Off ^ Touch the "OK" control to confirm the entries. If power to the oven is cut off for more than 4 days, the clock will have to be reset.

  • Page 31: Temperatures

    The default temperature of each function can be adjusted within the ranges shown below. If a temperature selected is out of range, the oven will revert to the default temperature. ^ Touch the control of the function whose default temperature you wish to alter.

  • Page 32: Temperature °f / °c

    ^ Touch "OK" to confirm. Warming Function The oven is factory set so that the food will be kept warm at a temperature of 158°F (70°C) for a maximum of 15 minutes if it is not removed from the oven immediately after cooking.

  • Page 33: Tone Options

    ^ Touch the "Volume" control until you hear the desired volume. Tone Short / Long The duration of the timer and oven tones can be modified. – "Tone short" will beep in quick succession when an oven signal or the oven timer sounds.

  • Page 34: Display

    "Brightness" or "Contrast". Start Settings The oven can be set for an automatic start 20 seconds after the last setting or to be started manually. ^ Select the desired setting.

  • Page 35: Cleaning And Care

    – lime removers, – scouring cleansers, including powders, creams or pumice stones/sticks, – solvent based cleaners, – stainless steel cleaners, – dishwasher cleaners, – oven sprays, – scouring sponges or brushes such as pot scrubbers, – sharp metal scrapers.

  • Page 36: Removing The Door

    ^ Flip up the clamps at the front of the door hinges. ^ Slowly close the door until the clamps are touching the frame of the oven interior. ^ While holding the door with both hands, lift the door until the hinges disengage.

  • Page 37: Oven Interior

    The bottom heating element may become discolored over time from dripping liquids. ^ The discoloration can be removed with the Miele Ceramic and stainless steel hob cleaner. See "Accessories - Optional". ^ Wipe with clean water until all cleaning residues are removed.

  • Page 38: Steam Generator

    Cleaning and Care Steam generator Do not submerge the steam generator in water or wash it in the dishwasher! Empty the steam generator after each use to avoid condensate water build-up. Do not use hard brushes or sponges for cleaning. ^ Take out the steam generator after each use, empty and dry.

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    A valve can be purchased from Miele. When lubricating the valve only use the silicone grease supplied. Never...

  • Page 40: Descaling

    If you want to descale before the appliance is locked, select the function "Descaling". ^ Contact Miele or visit the online store to order descaling tablets or use a household descaling agent containing citric acid. ^ Dilute the descaling agent with water to make 1 quart (1 Liter) of solution in the steam generator.

  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    1 minute. Reconnect the power and turn the appliance on. If it still does not heat, contact Miele Technical Service. Solution The fan will continue to run for a while after the oven has been turned off.

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    Frequently asked questions The oven does not change from the heating to cooking phase after relocation. Possible fault The oven must be reset to a new location and/or boiling temperature of the water. A great deal of steam comes out of the appliance while in use, or steam comes out of unusual locations.

  • Page 43: After Sales Service

    Miele’s Service department, Extended Service Contracts offered by other providers for Miele products will not be recognized by Miele. Our goal is to prevent unauthorized (and untrained) service personnel from working on your Miele products, possibly doing further damage to them, you and/or your home.

  • Page 45: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions IMPORTANT: SAVE FOR THE LOCAL ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR'S USE To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use.

  • Page 46: Important Safety Instructions

    Consult a qualified electrician if in doubt. Installation, repair and maintenance work should be performed by a Miele authorized service technician. Work by unqualified persons could be dangerous and may void the warranty.

  • Page 47: Save These Instructions

    This steam oven is designed for installation in cabinetry or beneath a countertop. This is necessary to ensure that all electrical components are shielded. Be certain your appliance is properly installed and grounded by a qualified technician. To guarantee the...

  • Page 48: Appliance And Cut Out Dimensions

    Appliance and cut out dimensions Miele appliances can be installed flush or proud. Discuss your installation requirements with your architect, designer and installer. DG 4082 / DG 4088 Installation in a tall cabinet Steam oven Cabinet opening Terminal block Outlet or junction box This should be accessible after the appliance has been installed.

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    Installation under a countertop Steam oven Cabinet opening Terminal block Outlet or junction box This should be accessible after the appliance has been installed. Power cord Appliance and cut out dimensions 5 / 8 " ( 6 0 0 m m ) 1 1 / 1 6 "...

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    Appliance and cut out dimensions Installation above a Miele oven Steam oven Cabinet opening Terminal block Outlet or junction box This should be accessible after the appliance has been installed. Power cord Oven 3 / 1 6 " ( 3 0 m 5 / 8 "...

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    DG 4084 / DG 4086 Installation in a tall cabinet Steam oven Cabinet opening Terminal block Outlet or junction box This should be accessible after the appliance has been installed. Power cord Appliance and cut out dimensions 3 / 4 "...

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    Appliance and cut out dimensions Installation under a countertop Steam oven Cabinet opening Terminal block Outlet or junction box This should be accessible after the appliance has been installed. Power cord 5 / 8 " ( 6 0 0 1 1 / 1 6 "...

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    Installation above a Miele oven Steam oven Cabinet opening Terminal block Outlet or junction box This should be accessible after the appliance has been installed. Power cord Oven Appliance and cut out dimensions 3 / 1 6 " ( 3 0 m ( 7 0 m 5 / 8 "...

  • Page 54: Installation

    Installation ^ Push the appliance into the niche. After aligning the oven it must be secured in position. Open the oven door and using the two supplied screws , secure it to the cabinet through the holes on either side of...

  • Page 55: Electrical Connection

    If there is any question concerning the electrical connection of this appliance to your power supply, please consult a licensed electrician or call Miele’s Technical Service Department. U 1-800-999-1360 V 1-800-565-6535 Electrical connection...

  • Page 56: Caring For Our Environment

    Caring for our environment Disposal of packing material The transport and protective packing materials are environmentally friendly for disposal and may be recyclable. Ensure that any plastic wrap is disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of children. Danger of suffocation! Danger of suffocation! Disposal of an old appliance Old appliances may contain materials...

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    Alteration rights reserved / 3311 M.-Nr. 07 339 860 / 03 INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE REFER TO OUR WEBSITE TO OBTAIN THE MOST CURRENT PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS, TECHNICAL & WARRANTY INFORMATION.

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