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Miele DA250-4 Operating And Installation Instructions

Miele ventilation system operating and installation instructions
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Operating and Installation
Ventilation System
DA 250-4
To prevent accidents
and machine damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 06 850 870



  Summary of Contents for Miele DA250-4

  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Ventilation System DA 250-4 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 06 850 870...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ....... . . 3 Functional description ..........7 Guide to the hood .
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Read these Operating Instructions carefully before installing or using the Ventilation System. 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.
  • Page 4 However, under certain conditions it may be possible for an installation in these applications. Please contact the nearest Miele dealer or the Miele Technical Service Department with specific requirements. Before servicing or cleaning the...
  • Page 5 , WARNING - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF A COOKTOP GREASE FIRE: 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.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Installation , WARNING To reduce the risk of fire only use metal ductwork. Any fittings, sealant, or materials used to install the ductwork must be made of approved non-flammable materials. Provided a larger distance is not given by the manufacturer of the cooktop, follow the minimum safety distances between a cooktop and the bottom of the hood:...
  • Page 7: Functional Description

    Functional description The ventilation hood works by air extraction. The air is drawn in and cleaned by the grease filter and directed outside. The hood comes equipped with a non-return flap. This flap automatically closes when the hood is turned off so that no exchange of outside air and room air can occur.
  • Page 8: Guide To The Hood

    Guide to the hood...
  • Page 9: Control Panel

    a Cover frame b Chimney c Canopy d Grease filter e Control panel f Overhead lighting g Light button This button turns the light on and off and also dims the light. The lighting can be used independently of the fan. h On/Off button i Fan power level buttons Four fan speed selection.
  • Page 10: Operation

    Operation Turning on the fan ^ Press the On/Off button. The hood turns on on level 2 and the indicator lights. Selecting the power level ^ Use the "–/+" controls to select the desired power level. + = increases the fan speed –...
  • Page 11 If the power level indicators "1" and "4" flash, the automatic switch back is not activated. ^ To activate the automatic switch back press the "+" button. The power level indicators "1" and "4" light continuously. ^ To deactivate press the "–" button. ^ To save the setting press the "Delay Shut Down"...
  • Page 12: Delayed Shut Down

    Operation Delayed Shut Down If odors or smoke remain in the kitchen after cooking has been completed, the Delayed Shut Down feature can be selected to allow the hood to continue running for either 5 or 15 minutes. After that period of time the fan turns off automatically.
  • Page 13: Turning The Lighting On/Off

    Turning the lighting on/off The overhead lighting can be turned on and off independently of the fan. ^ Press the light button briefly to turn on the lighting. The light button indicator illuminates. ^ Press the light button briefly again to turn off the lighting.
  • Page 14: Grease Filter Timer

    Operation Grease filter timer A timer monitors the hours of fan operation. The indicator for the grease filter will light after 30 hours of operation or the preselected time. The grease filter must then be cleaned. See "Cleaning and care / Grease Filter". After the grease filter has been cleaned and put back in place, the grease filter timer must be reset.
  • Page 15 Reprogramming the grease filter timer 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 16: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care 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. Cleaning the casing Never use on the hood: - cleaning agents containing soda, acids, chlorides or thinners, - abrasive cleaning agents e.g.
  • Page 17: Grease Filter

    Grease filter The reusable metal grease filter removes solid particles from the vented kitchen air (grease, dust, etc). The grease filter should be cleaned every 3 - 4 weeks or whenever the grease filter indicator lights. Keep the grease filter clean to prevent a fire hazard.
  • Page 18 Cleaning and care Cleaning the grease filter ^ By hand: use a scrub brush with a solution of warm water and mild detergent. Do not use the pure detergent, aggressive all purpose cleaners, oven sprays, abrasive cleaning agents or limescale removers. They could destroy the filter.
  • Page 19: Changing The Light Bulb

    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 can burn your hands.
  • Page 20: 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 21: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions...
  • Page 23: Caring For The Environment

    Disposal of packing material 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.
  • Page 24: Structural Support

    Structural support The ceiling mounting plate will support the weight of the hood. This ceiling plate must be attached to rigid structural framing that is supported in its entirety by the ceiling joists, or to the ceiling joists directly. Do not attach the plate directly to the ceiling with anchors, toggle bolts, etc.
  • Page 25: Electrical Data

    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. See back cover for contact information. WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE...
  • Page 26: Appliance Dimensions

    Appliance dimensions Exhaust connection 6" (150 mm) diameter 1) Entrance for ductwork and power cord...
  • Page 27: Installation

    Installation Do not install this exhaust hood over cooktops burning solid fuel. Provided a larger distance is not given by the manufacturer of the cooktop, follow the minimum safety distances between a cooktop and the bottom of the hood: - 22" (550 mm) above electric cooktops, - 30"...
  • Page 28: Installation Instructions

    Installation Installation instructions ^ See the enclosed installation instruction sheet. ^ Please read the "Important Safety Instructions" and Installation instructions before installing this hood. Installation accessories 4 Screws 8 x 60 mm with 4 Washers for securing the ceiling plate. (S8 wall anchors included in the packaging are not for use in USA) 2 Screws M 4 x 8 mm...
  • Page 29: Air Extraction

    " per foot (1 cm 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 30: Condensate Trap

    Air extraction – 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, flue, or room venting ductwork. Seek professional advice before connecting an exhaust hood vent to an existing, inactive chimney or vent...
  • Page 32 Alteration rights reserved / 3306 M.-Nr. 06 850 870 / 00 en - US...