Download Print this page

Miele K 1801 SF Operating And Installation Instructions

Miele refrigerator user manual
Hide thumbs

Advertisement

Operating and Installation
Instructions
Refrigerator
K 1801 SF, K 1811 SF
K 1901 SF, K 1911 SF
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and appliance damage
read these instructions
before
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 09 223 750

Advertisement

loading

  Related Manuals for Miele K 1801 SF

  Summary of Contents for Miele K 1801 SF

  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Refrigerator K 1801 SF, K 1811 SF K 1901 SF, K 1911 SF en - US, CA To prevent accidents and appliance damage read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 09 223 750...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Using the refrigerator efficiently ........
  • Page 3 Contents Stainless steel panels ..........39 Installation options .
  • 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. Only use the appliance for its intended purpose.
  • Page 5 This appliance must be installed and connected in compliance with the installation instructions. Installation and repair work should be performed by a Miele authorized service technician. Work by unqualified persons could be dangerous and may void the warranty. Installation must comply with local regulations and state laws.
  • Page 6: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Splashes of refrigerant can damage the eyes. Your old refrigerator may have a cooling system that used CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons). CFCs are believed to harm stratospheric ozone. If you intentionally release this CFC...
  • Page 7: Guide To The Refrigerator

    Guide to the refrigerator Hinged door shelf Shelves (height adjustable) Door shelves (height adjustable) Deli drawer Control panel Main switch Humidity filters SmartFresh drawers...
  • Page 8: Control Panel

    Guide to the refrigerator Control panel Access button "p" activates the control panel Refrigerator Upper SmartFresh drawer Lower SmartFresh drawer Temperature display X colder; Y warmer Allows you to set the desired temperature in the refrigerator Food type(s) to be stored in the...
  • Page 9: Before Use

    Before using for the first time The stainless steel surface of the appliance is protected with a plastic film, which protects it during shipping. Do not remove this protective film until the appliance has been completely installed. After removing the protective film clean the exterior surface with the supplied stainless steel agent.
  • Page 10: Settings

    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.
  • Page 11: Turning The Button Sound On/Off

    ^ Touch the access button "p" so it turns yellow. ^ Touch the sensor button for the refrigerator 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.
  • Page 12: Turning Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Settings ^ By touching the X button, you can choose between: = 0 : Button sound is off = 1 : Button sound is on = – : Return to menu. ^ Touch the access button "p" to confirm the setting. ^ Tap the X button until you see ;...
  • Page 13: Temperature And Door Alarm

    The appliance is equipped with an alarm system, to ensure that the temperature does not rise unnoticed because of energy loss or an open door. The alarm system is always operational, it does not need to be switched on. Temperature alarm If the temperature becomes too warm, an alarm sounds, the "alarm"...
  • Page 14: Setting The Temperature

    ^ Touch the access button "p" so it turns yellow. ^ Touch the sensor button for the refrigerator so it turns yellow. ^ Use the X and Y buttons next to the temperature display to set the temperature warmer or colder.
  • Page 15 ^ Touch the access button "p" so it turns yellow. ^ Touch the sensor button for the refrigerator section 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.
  • Page 16: Smartfresh Drawers

    32° - 37°F (0° - 3°C). This helps to keep the food fresh considerably longer than in the rest of the refrigerator, spoiling is minimal. The temperature is set to approx. 35°F (1.5°C).
  • Page 17 Tips for storing food in the SmartFresh drawers For optimal storage conditions, it is always best to store similar foods together in one drawer. The upper SmartFresh drawer is the best place to store moisture sensitive foods. Be sure the drawers are clean and dry before placing food in them.
  • Page 18: Using The Refrigerator Efficiently

    The warmest area is in the top section of the door. Use this area to store items such as butter and cheese. Coldest area The coldest area in the refrigerator is directly above the SmartFresh drawers. The temperature in the drawers themselves is even colder.
  • Page 19: Supercool

    Switching on SuperCool ^ Touch the sensor button for the refrigerator so it turns yellow. ^ Touch the SuperCool sensor button so it turns yellow. In the temperature display for the refrigerator zone, the new temperature setting appears, 35°F (2°C).
  • Page 20: Automatic Defrost

    Automatic defrost Refrigerator and SmartFresh drawers The refrigerator and SmartFresh drawers defrost automatically. During normal operation, condensate and frost can form on the rear wall of the refrigerator and drawers. You do not need to remove this build-up, it will defrost and evaporate automatically with the heat generated by the appliance.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Interior Fittings

    ^ Open the drawer. ^ On both sides of the drawer, pull the latches (see arrow) upward and lift the drawer out of the refrigerator. Push the tracks back into the refrigerator to avoid injury. Replacing the drawer ^ Completely extend the telescopic tracks.
  • Page 22 ^ On both sides of the drawer, pull the latches upward and lift the drawer out of the refrigerator. Push the tracks back into the refrigerator to avoid injury. Replacing the drawer ^ Completely extend the telescopic tracks.
  • Page 23: Removing The Storage Shelf From Above The Deli Drawer

    Adjusting the door shelves For easier loading, unloading, and cleaning, the door shelves can be shifted or completely removed. ^ Using both hands, grasp the door shelf by the frame and tip it slightly forward. ^ Slide the tipped shelf up or down along the slide-rails, and click it into place with the lower hooks.
  • Page 24: Cleaning And Care

    Stainless steel surfaces can be cleaned using a non-abrasive stainless steel cleaner (available from Miele). Only use a mild solution of warm water and liquid dish soap to clean this appliance. Do not use a steam cleaner to clean this appliance.
  • Page 25: 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, drawers.
  • Page 26: Humidity Filters

    Cleaning and care Humidity filters The two humidity filters, located above the SmartFresh drawers, must be removed for cleaning. ^ Remove the SmartFresh drawer. ^ Unhook the filter cover side of the drawer and remove them along with the filters downwards starting from ^ Remove the filter mat.
  • Page 27: Ventilation Slits

    ^ Clean the door seals with water and dry thoroughly. Cleaning and care After cleaning ^ Return all shelves and accessories. ^ Place food back in the refrigerator and drawers. ^ Close the appliance door. ^ Insert the plug in the socket and switch the appliance on.
  • Page 28: Changing The Light Bulb

    Cleaning and care Changing the light bulb The lighting automatically switches off after the door has been open for approx. 5 minutes. This is not a fault. After the bulb has cooled for a short time it will turn on again. If the light does not come on when the door is opened briefly, the light bulb should be changed.
  • Page 29 Side lighting ^ Turn the light cover counterclockwise and pull out. Never touch a halogen bulb with bare fingers. When inserting a glass halogen bulb, always hold with a soft cloth. ^ Pull the defective light bulb from the socket. ^ Place the new bulb in the socket.
  • Page 30: 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. Solution See "Selecting the correct temperature".
  • Page 31 Issue The compressor kicks on very frequently and for too long. Issue The alarm is ringing. Issue The alarm is ringing and the "alarm" indicator is flashing. Frequently asked questions Possible fault The ventilation slits are covered or dusty. The door has been opened too frequently, or a large amount of fresh food has been put in at...
  • Page 32 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 33: 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 35: 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 36: 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 37: 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 38: Installation Niche

    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 39: 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 40: 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 41: Adjusting The Door Opening Angle (Optional Accessory)

    Installation Adjusting the door opening angle (optional accessory) Depending on the installation site, it may be necessary to adjust the door opening angle to 90°. ^ Open the door. ^ Insert the banking pin through the holes and drive in with a hammer. The door opening angle is now limited to 90°.
  • Page 42: Dimensions

    Dimensions Door dimensions (open min. 90°) K 18X1 SF 32 " (829 mm) K 19X1 SF 38 " (982 mm)
  • Page 43: Niche Dimensions

    Niche dimensions K 18X1 SF K 19X1 SF 30 ½" (774.6 mm) 36 ½" (927 mm) Dimensions 30" (762 mm) 36" (915 mm)
  • Page 44 Dimensions Power supply 1. Power supply K 18X1 SF 15" (381 mm) K 19X1 SF 18" (458 mm)
  • Page 45: 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 46: Aligning The Housing Unit

    Installing the appliance 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 47: Remotevision Module Installation

    There are transportation safety devices inside the appliance to protect the shelves and storage compartments until installation is complete. Do not remove them, or parts may be damaged. ^ Check the appliance for damage in transit. Do not install the appliance if it is visibly damaged.
  • Page 48: 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. ^ Pull the antenna ^ Guide the cover and screw on the cover.
  • Page 49 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 numbered alphabetically. The bag needed for each step will be marked with its respective letter. ^ Use the included Torx screwdriver to tighten the screws.
  • Page 50 Installing the appliance ^ Drill pilot holes: – " (3 mm) for the 5 x 60 mm wood screws – " (2 mm) for the 4 x 15 mm wood screws. ^ Tightly secure the anti-tip brackets in the niche. Be certain the screws penetrate through the flooring and into the wall plate a minimum of...
  • Page 51 Securing an alternative anti-tip device If the anti-tip brackets cannot be attached securely, 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 52: Sliding The Appliance Into The Installation Space

    Installing the appliance Sliding the appliance into the installation space 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 53: Aligning The Appliance

    Aligning the appliance ^ Align the appliance with the custom front. The height-adjustable feet at the front and rear can all be adjusted from the front: – Front feet: Adjust with a rachet 5/16" (8 mm) – Rear feet: Adjust with a (cordless) screwdriver and/or a rachet 5/16"...
  • Page 54: Attaching The Appliance To The Installation Niche

    Installing the appliance Attaching the appliance to the installation niche ^ Open the appliance doors. ^ Fasten the appliance on the left and right hand sides with the 3 (supplied) wood screws. If there is a fairly large gap above the appliance, cut a wooden beam to fit exactly and place it in the gap.
  • Page 55 ^ Remove the foil from the adhesive strips. ^ Attach the toe-kick cover to the plinth. Mounting the air separator The air separator keeps the supply and exhaust air separate. This prevents warm exhaust air from flowing into the machine, optimizing the energy performance of the unit.
  • Page 56: 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 57: 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 58: Accessing The Remotevision Control Panel

    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 59 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 ;...
  • Page 60 Alteration rights reserved / 4911 M.-Nr. 09 223 750 / 02 INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE REFER TO OUR WEBSITE TO OBTAIN THE MOST CURRENT PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS, TECHNICAL & WARRANTY INFORMATION.