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Miele DG 4080 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and Installation instructions

Steam oven
DG 4080
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. 06 923 330



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  • Page 1: Operating And Installation Instructions

    Operating and Installation instructions Steam oven DG 4080 GirZ 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. 06 923 330...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Selecting a steam oven function ........
  • Page 3 Removing the steam oven door ........
  • Page 4 Contents Side runners............44 Water container .
  • Page 5: Warning And Safety Instructions

    To avoid the risk of accidents and damage to the appliance, please read these instructions carefully before using it for the first time. They contain important notes on its installation, safety, use and maintenance. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or metal capabilities, or lack of experience or...
  • Page 6: Correct Use

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct use For safety reasons, the appliance must only be used after it has been built in. This is necessary to ensure that all electrical components are shielded. This appliance is intended for domestic use only and is not to be used for commercial purposes.
  • Page 7 Danger of injury. Keep children well away. Warning and Safety instructions Do not allow children to lean against the open oven door, nor to sit on it or swing on it. Packaging, e.g. cling film, polystyrene and plastic wrappings, must be kept out of the reach of babies and young children.
  • Page 8 Do not store cooked food in the oven. The moisture in the food can lead to corrosion in the appliance. Do not use metallic containers or utensils in the oven which are likely to rust.
  • Page 9 If connected via a plug and socket, switch off at the socket and withdraw the plug. Contact the Miele Service Department. Do not reconnect the appliance to the mains electricity supply until after it has been repaired.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Futher safety notes When using an electric socket near the appliance, care should be taken that the cable of the appliance cannot get trapped by the appliance door. The insulation on the cable could become damaged, giving rise to an electric shock hazard.
  • Page 11: 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. Packaging, e.g. cling film, polystyrene and plastic wrappings, must be kept out of the reach of babies and young children.
  • Page 12: Guide To The Appliance

    Compartment for water container g Water container (with insert) h Contact point i Side runners with 4 shelf levels j Steam inlet k Drip channel in the oven l Floor heater m Temperature sensor n Outlet for air from oven interior...
  • Page 13: Accessories Supplied

    (gross capacity 2.0 litres / usable capacity 1.7 litres) For steaming Gastronorm size GN 1/2 325x265x40 mm (WxDxH) Miele steam oven cookbook A selection of the best recipes from the Miele test kitchen. Guide to the appliance 2 cooking containers DGGL 1, perforated (gross capacity 1.5 litres/...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Guide to the appliance Control panel o Selection sensors For scrolling up and down and for selecting the option or value in the display beside the particular sensor. p Numerical keypad For entering temperatures and times. The keypad only lights up when an entry is required.
  • Page 15: Display

    For cooking different types of food at the same time. – Settings You can use this menu to change oven settings (see "Settings"). – User programmes You can save the programmes and settings you use most frequently and call them up whenever you want.
  • Page 16: Before Using For The First Time

    ^ Select the option you want. After you have confirmed your selection with "Continue", the display will show messages to tell you that: – your appliance is Miele|home enabled. – setting up for using for the first time has been successfully completed.
  • Page 17: Setting The Water Hardness

    Setting the water hardness The steam oven is set at the factory for very hard water (Setting IV). If your water hardness level differs from this you will need to re-programme the appliance. You can use the test strip supplied to...
  • Page 18: Cleaning And Heating Up For The First Time

    Take all accessories out of the steam oven and wash them in a mild solution of washing-up liquid and hot water or in the dishwasher (this does not apply to the water container and insert - see above).
  • Page 19: Brief Operating Instructions

    B Fill the water container with water. C Push the cooking container with the food onto one of the runners. D Switch on the appliance. E Select a steam oven function. F Confirm the recommended temperature or enter the temperature you want.
  • Page 20: Operation

    Take care not to let any water spill out. Pre-heat The steam oven can be set so that it pre-heats to approx. 40°C. To use this function, you will need to alter the default setting in the Settings menu (see "Settings - Pre-heat").
  • Page 21: Setting The Temperature

    Setting the temperature The recommended temperature is highlighted. However, you can change this to a different temperature within the permitted range if you want. ^ Confirm the recommended temperature with "OK". If you do not want to use the recommended temperature you can enter another temperature with +/- or the keypad and then confirm it with "OK".
  • Page 22: Starting A Programme

    Delaying the start You can delay the start of a programme. The steam oven will then switch on and off automatically. To delay the start you can either enter the Start time or the Finish time. Select...
  • Page 23: Save

    Steam will escape when the door is opened. Step back from the steam oven and wait until the steam has dissipated. When putting cooking containers or the condensate tray into the oven or taking them out, take care not to spill the contents.
  • Page 24: At The End Of The Cooking Duration

    Wait until "Programme finished" appears in the display before opening the door and removing the food. The steam oven is set at the factory so that if it is not switched off at the end of a cooking programme, it will maintain a temperature of 70 °C for a maximum of...
  • Page 25: Automatic

    At the end of the heating up phase, the display will show when the next food type is to be placed in the oven. When the time for the next food type to be placed in the oven is reached, the display will show the food type and the shelf runner.
  • Page 26: User Programmes

    Operation User programmes You can give programmes you use frequently their own individual names and then save them in the User programmes menu. You can save up to 30 different user programmes. You can also enter these programmes into the main menu. Create ^ Select "User programmes".
  • Page 27: Minute Minder

    To delete the time set for the minute minder: ^ Touch the l sensor, enter "0" and confirm with "OK". System lock The lock prevents the steam oven being switched on unintentionally, by children for example. The appliance is delivered with the lock deactivated (factory default setting).
  • Page 28: Settings

    Synchronise: If your appliance is fitted with a Miele|home communication module and you have signed it on to the Miele|home system, the time of day in the steam oven display will be automatically updated to match the time on the Miele|home system. You...
  • Page 29: Keeping Warm

    Miele{home If your appliance is fitted with a Miele|home communication module, you can use this setting to sign it on to or off from the Miele|home system. Showroom programme This programme is for dealers who want to demonstrate the appliance without the heating working.
  • Page 30: Practical Tips

    Deeper dishes will take longer to cook. You will find various tips on how to use the steam oven in the following sections or in the cook book. Heat-resistant glass, ceramic, porcelain, stainless steel and enamel dishes are all suitable.
  • Page 31: Steaming

    Steaming Food Vegetables Asparagus, green Baby Carrots (whole) Beans (french) Beans (runner, sliced) Beetroot (whole) Broccoli Brussels sprouts Cabbage (shredded) Carrots (stick) Cauliflower (florets) Courgettes (sliced) Fennel (quartered) Leeks (sliced) Mangetout Mushrooms (whole) Parsnips (halved) Peas Peppers (strips) Potatoes (halved) Potatoes, new (baby whole) Spinach (fresh) Sugar snap peas...
  • Page 32 Practical tips Food Meat Beef goulash Chicken breast Chicken, whole Knuckle of pork Lamb ragout Turkey escalope Turkey roulade Veal escalope Fish (fresh) Cod steaks Salmon (fillets) Trout (fillets) Tuna steak Mussels Plaice, fillet Monk fish Trout, 250 g Miscellaneous Blanching vegetables Disinfecting baby bottles Melting chocolate (use a...
  • Page 33 Food Dried beans and pulses Red kidney beans (pre-soaked) Chick peas Millet Pearl Barley Buckwheat Red split lentils (un-soaked) Yellow split lentils (pre-soaked) Rice White basmati Brown basmati Long grain Brown Wild Thai fragrant / Jasmine Risotto / Arborio Mixed basmati and wild rice Eggs Soft boiled Medium boiled...
  • Page 34 The sauce can then be thickened or added to after cooking. – You can thicken sauces in the steam oven by adding flour and butter to liquid (40 g flour and 40 g butter to 0.5 litres liquid). full with...
  • Page 35 – Yeast dough can be put in the oven to prove. Select Cook Universal and reduce the recommended temperature to 40 °C.
  • Page 36: Reheating

    Spaghetti with tomato sauce Soups/casseroles Casseroles Soup You will find some more suggestions in the Automatic menu. Your steam oven is very effective at reheating dishes which have been prepared previously. Duration in minutes Proceed as follows: ^ Place the food on a flat plate and cover it with a deeper plate or some heat-resistant foil.
  • Page 37: Defrosting

    Defrosting Food to be defrosted Meat Stew Minced meat Cutlets, chops, sausages Poultry Chicken Chicken drumsticks Chicken schnitzel Fish, seafood Fish fillets Prawns Vegetables Frozen in a block Frozen in small portions Fruit Apple sauce/stewed apples Strawberries/raspberries Dairy products Cheese Cream Baking Puff pastries...
  • Page 38 Practical tips Frozen food can be defrosted in this appliance in much less time than when defrosting at room temperature. Proceed as follows: ^ Place the food in a suitable container or on the rack. ^ Select Defrost 60 °C. ^ Change the recommended temperature if necessary (see chart) and confirm your selection.
  • Page 39: Bottling

    ^ Select the duration (see chart) and confirm your selection. ^ Make use of residual heat by leaving the jars in the oven for 30 minutes after it has switched off. ^ Cover the jars with a cloth and allow to cool for approx.
  • Page 40: Blanching

    Practical tips Blanching You can use your steam oven to blanch vegetables and fruit to prepare them for freezing. Proceed as follows: ^ Put the prepared vegetables/fruit (cleaned, washed, chopped etc.) into a perforated cooking container. ^ Select Cook vegetables 100 °C and confirm.
  • Page 41: Disinfecting Baby Bottles

    Disinfecting baby bottles The steam oven can be used to disinfect baby bottles and other containers. Check beforehand that all parts, teats etc., are declared by the manufacturer to be heat-resistant to 100 °C. Practical tips Proceed as follows: ^ Place the condensate tray on the lowest shelf level and place the rack above it.
  • Page 42: Cleaning And Care

    Appliance front The appliance front should be cleaned using a Miele E-Cloth or a mild solution of hot water with a little washing-up liquid, applied with a damp cloth. Then wipe over with clean water, and finally dry with a soft cloth.
  • Page 43: Removing The Steam Oven Door

    Removing the steam oven door It is much easier to clean the steam oven interior if you remove the door first. Proceed as follows: ^ Open the door fully. ^ Flip up the release levers in front of the door hinges.
  • Page 44: Oven Interior

    Over time, the floor heater can become discoloured by drops of liquid. This discolouration is easy to remove with a proprietary cleaner for ceramic surfaces, such as the Miele ceramic hob cleaner (see "Optional accessories"). Follow the manufacturer's instructions. After...
  • Page 45: Water Container

    Water container Remove, empty and dry the water container after each use. Also remove the insert from the water container. ^ Release the insert by pushing the catches on the sides in towards each other and then pull it out of the container.
  • Page 46: Coupling Seal

    Coupling seals can be ordered from the Miele Spare Parts Department. See back page for contact details. Only use the silicone grease supplied. On no account must...
  • Page 47: Descaling

    Descaling Use the descaling tablets supplied with the appliance (see "Optional accessories" for reordering details) or a proprietary citric acid based descaling agent to descale the appliance. Follow the manufacturer's instructions on the packaging. With aluminium or titanium fronted appliances (see data plate) ensure that the descaling agent does not come into contact with these surfaces as this could cause marks.
  • Page 48: Problem Solving Guide

    Reconnect to the mains supply and switch the appliance on. If it still will not start, contact a qualified electrician or the Miele Service Department..the fan can still be heard after the appliance has been switched off. The appliance is fitted with a fan which removes steam from the oven.
  • Page 49 "Coupling seal". If the appliance still will not start, switch it off and contact the Miele Service Department. – Other fault messages: Call the Service department.
  • Page 50: Optional Accessories

    Optional accessories Stainless steel containers Container DGG 2 solid (GN 1/3)* DGG 3 solid (GN 1/2) DGGL 4 perforated (GN 1/2) DGGL 5 perforated (GN 1/3) DGGL 6 perforated (GN 1/3) DGG 7 solid (GN 1/3) * Gastro-Norm sizes (Example GN 1/3) 1/3 or 1/2 is the width and depth of the cooking containers given as shown below.
  • Page 51 250 ml Microfibre "E-Cloth" (Miele UK only) Miele accessories are available from - your Miele dealer or - the Miele Spare Parts Department (see back cover for contact details) - online at Optional accessories For descaling Miele steam ovens and...
  • Page 52: After Sales Service, Data Plate

    In the event of any faults which you cannot remedy yourself, please contact: – your Miele dealer, or – the Miele Service Department (see address on back cover). When contacting your Dealer or the Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.
  • Page 53: Installation

    Otherwise you may risk scalding or burning yourself with hot water and food when taking containers out of the oven. All dimensions are given in mm. Installation...
  • Page 54: Appliance And Building-In Dimensions

    Installation Appliance and building-in dimensions Installation in a tall unit a Steam oven b Building-in recess c Inlet for mains connection cable to the appliance d Recommended position for electrical socket. Important: Do not position behind the appliance! e Mains connection cable...
  • Page 55 Installation Installation in a base unit a Steam oven b Building-in recess c Inlet for mains connection cable to the appliance d Recommended position for electrical socket. Important: Do not position behind the appliance! e Mains connection cable N.B. Undercounter installation is not recommended if there are young children in...
  • Page 56 Installation Installation in a tall unit in combination with an oven a Steam oven b Building-in recess c Inlet for mains connection cable to the appliance d Recommended position for electrical socket. Important: Do not position behind the appliance! e Mains connection cable...
  • Page 57: Installing The Appliance

    Installing the appliance ^ Push the appliance into the recess. After aligning the appliance it must be secured against slippage. Do this by screwing the two 3.5 x 25 mm wood screws i (supplied) into the vertical strips on either side of the appliance (see illustration).
  • Page 58: Electrical Connection

    Installation Electrical connection 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). Installation, repairs and other work by unqualified persons could be dangerous.
  • Page 59 Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 The fuse cover must be refitted when changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover is lost, the plug must not be used until a suitable replacement is obtained. The colour of the correct replacement cover is that of the coloured insert in the base of the plug, or the colour that is embossed in words on the base of the...
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