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Miele DA 239-3 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and Installation
Ventilation System
DA 239-3
To prevent accidents
and machine damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 05 853 540



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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Ventilation System DA 239-3 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions installation or use. M.-Nr. 05 853 540...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Main power switch ..........11 Turning on the fan .
  • Page 4 This appliance is intended for residential use only. Use the appliance only for its intended purpose. The manufacturer cannot be held responsible for damages caused by improper use of the hood. This appliance complies with current safety requirements. Improper use of the appliance can lead to personal injury and material damage.
  • Page 5 However, under certain conditions it may be possible for an installation in these applications. Please contact the nearest Miele dealer or the Technical Service Department with specific requirements. Before servicing or cleaning the unit, switch power off at the service...
  • Page 6 Never leave surface units unattended at high settings. Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers may ignite. Heat oils slowly on low or medium settings. Always turn the hood “ON” when cooking at high heat or when cooking flaming foods. Clean ventilating fans frequently. Grease should not be allowed to accumulate on the fan or filter.
  • Page 7 When installing the hood, follow the recommended minimum safety distances between a Miele cooktop and the hood: – 22" (55 cm) above electric cooktops, – 26" (65 cm) above gas cooktops, – 26" (65 cm) above an open grill. If local building codes require a greater safety distance, follow their requirement.
  • Page 9 This button turns the light on and off and also dims the light. The lighting can be used independently of the fan. Four fan speed selection This button activates the Delayed Shut Down feature. The fan can be set to turn off automatically after either 5 or 15 minutes.
  • Page 10 The ventilation hood works by air extraction. The air is drawn in and cleaned by the grease filters and directed outside. The hood comes equipped with a . This flap automatically closes when the hood is turned off so that no exchange of outside air and room air can occur.
  • Page 11: Main Power Switch

    Press the main power switch to "I". The fan and the lighting can now be operated. If the appliance is not going to be used for a long period of time (e.g. while vacationing) turn the appliance off by pressing the main power switch to "0". The next time it is turned on, the hood will operate at the level previously used.
  • Page 12 ^ Press the On/Off button to turn the fan off. The indicator goes out. The fan will turn off automatically 10 hours after the last button was activated. The lighting however will remain on. ^ Press the On/Off button to turn the fan back on again.
  • Page 13: Grease Filter Timer

    A timer monitors the hours of fan operation. The indicator for the grease filter will light after 30 hours of operation. The grease filters must then be cleaned. After the grease filters have been cleaned and put in place, the grease filter timer must be reset.
  • Page 14 The grease filter timer is preset to 30 hours. This time can be lengthened or shortened to 20, 30, 40 or 50 hours. – A time of 20 hours should be programmed in kitchens with frequent pan or deep frying. –...
  • Page 15 Before cleaning or servicing the hood, disconnect it from the power supply by either removing the fuse, unplugging it from the outlet or manually "tripping" the circuit breaker. Never use abrasive cleaners, scouring pads, steel wool or caustic (oven) cleaners on the hood. They will damage the surface.
  • Page 16: Grease Filters

    The reusable metal grease filters remove solid particles from the vented kitchen air (grease, dust, etc). The grease filters should be cleaned every 3 - 4 weeks or whenever the grease filter indicator lights. A dirty filter is a fire hazard. ^ To remove the grease filters press the locking clips in towards the middle of the filter.
  • Page 17: Changing The Light Bulb

    Before changing the light bulbs, disconnect the hood from the power supply by either removing the fuse, unplugging it, or manually "tripping" the circuit breaker. When in use halogen bulbs become extremely hot, and they can burn your hands. Do not attempt to change the bulbs until they have had sufficient time to cool down.
  • Page 18 In the event of a fault which you can not correct yourself please contact: – Your Miele Dealer – The Miele Technical Service Department 1-800-999-1360 1-800-565-6435 When contacting the Technical Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.
  • Page 19 Installation Instructions...
  • Page 21 The cardboard box and packing materials protect the appliance during shipping. They have been designed to be biodegradable and recyclable. Please recycle. To prevent suffocation of children, ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags etc. are disposed of safely and kept out of their reach. Old appliances may contain materials that can be recycled.
  • Page 23 prevent scratches to the chimney during installation. for securing the exhaust ducting to the exhaust connection. (125 mm) exhaust ducting. plate secures the chimney extension. secures the canopy. motor assembly and canopy. (S8 wall anchors included in packaging are not for use in USA/CDN.) for use with 5"...
  • Page 24: Attaching The Hood And Motor Assembly To The Wall

    The majority of the weight of the installed Ventilation System will be supported by the motor assembly. Its mounting bracket must be firmly attached to the stud framing behind the drywall. If studs are not located in the required locations, a plywood backing (min.
  • Page 25: 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. 1-800-999-1360 1-800-565-6435 The hood comes equippped with a 5 ft (1.5 m) power cord with a NEMA 5-15...
  • Page 26 Standard unit height : " - 42 " (825 - 1070 mm) To fit the chimney, distance the top of the chimney and the ceiling must be at least " (20 mm). Cut out area in wall or ceiling for entrance of 6"...
  • Page 27 If the standard unit height suitable to the kitchen’s ceiling height, longer optional chimney extensions are available from your Miele dealer or Miele’s Technical Service Department. Standard unit height ..32 ....825 mm - 1070 mm Extensions available for this model: DATK 239-540.
  • Page 28 The chimney and chimney extension are attached to the wall using 2 retaining plates. The motor assembly is attached separately using 4 screws. To layout the loctaions for the plates and motor assembly: ^ Draw a vertical line, centered on the cooktop, on the wall where the hood will be installed.
  • Page 29 ^ Drill the 4 marked holes for the upper and lower retaining plates using a (3 mm) diameter bit. ^ Screw the upper and lower retaining plates securely to the wall. ^ Screw the 2 motor assembly support screws into the marked locations. Allow the screw heads to protrude about "...
  • Page 30 ^ Place the upper holes of the motor assembly over the 2 mounting screws in the wall. ^ Making sure the assembly is level, drill through the 2 remaining holes on the edge of the mounting bracket using a " (3 mm) diameter bit. ^ Secure the assembly to the wall using the top 2 screws only.
  • Page 31 ^ Hang the canopy from the motor assembly by placing the holes at the rear over the hooks on the lower edge of the assembly. Be careful not to pinch any wires. ^ Secure the canopy by guiding the 2 remaining screws through the locking plate and the holes in the motor assembly (see illustration).
  • Page 32 Before connecting the appliance read the "Warning and Safety Instructions" and the "Electrical data" sections. ^ Plug the connectors on the canopy into the corresponding receptacles left and right of the motor assembly. Insert the 4 prong connector into the rear and the 3 prong connector into the front receptacle left of the motor assembly.
  • Page 33 The shields will protect the finish of the extension during the rest of the installation. Once the installation is complete these shields can be removed. ^ Peel off the backing from the tape on the protective shields. ^ Stick the shields on the sides of the chimney extension (see illustration).
  • Page 34 ^ Secure the chimney to the motor assembly and lower retaining plate with the remaining screws. ^ Remove the grease filters. ^ Adjust the angle of the canopy by tightening the screw located on its interior. Turn the screw clockwise to raise the canopy and counter-clockwise to lower it.
  • Page 35 – Where the ductwork is horizontal, it must slope away from the hood at least " per foot (1cm per meter) to prevent condensation dripping into the appliance. – If the exhaust is ducted through an outside wall, a Miele Telescopic Wall Vent can be used.
  • Page 36: Condensate Trap

    – If the exhaust is ducted into an inactive flue, the air must be expelled parallel to the flow direction of the flue. Never connect an exhaust hood to an active chimney, dryer vent, vent flue, or room venting ductwork. Seek professional advice before connecting an exhaust hood vent to an existing, inactive chimney or vent...
  • Page 40 Alteration rights reserved / 4103 M.-Nr. 05 853 540 / 01 This paper was bleached without the use of chlorine.