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Miele DA251-4 Operating And Installation Instructions

Miele ventilation system operating and installation instructions


Operating and Installation
Ventilation System
DA 251-4
DA 252-4
DA 259-4
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and machine damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 06 712 760
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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Ventilation System DA 251-4 DA 252-4 DA 259-4 en - US, CA To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 06 712 760...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Functional description Guide to the appliance Operation Turning on the fan ..........10 Selecting the power level.
  • 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 installation in these applications. Please contact the nearest Miele dealer or the Technical Service Department with specific requirements. Before servicing or cleaning the unit,...
  • 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 a high heat.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Installation , WARNING To reduce the risk of fire only use metal ductwork. 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 Appliance

    Guide to the appliance...
  • Page 9: Grease Filter

    a Chimney extension b Chimney c Canopy d Grease filter e Overhead lighting f Recirculation vent g Indirect lighting h Glass shelves Each holds up to 8 lbs. i Canopy storage surface Max weight on entire surface not to exceed 17 lbs. j Control panel Guide to the appliance k Indirect light button...
  • Page 10: Operation

    Operation Turning on the fan ^ Press the On/Off button. The fan runs at power level "2". The On/Off 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. ^ To deactivate the automatic switch back press the "–"...
  • 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. ^ Press the Delayed Shut Down button while the fan is still running.
  • 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. 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 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 abrasive cleaners, scouring pads, steel wool or caustic (oven) cleaners on the hood.
  • Page 17: Grease Filters

    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 pull the locking clips, 1, forward.
  • Page 18: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Cleaning and Care Changing the light bulbs 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.
  • Page 19 Indirect lighting ^ Remove the two screws securing the light cover. ^ Carefully raise the front of the bulb and pull it out of its socket. ^ Insert the new bulb into the socket and lower it into its holder. ^ Replace the light cover and the two screws.
  • 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: Installation Accessories

    Installation accessories...
  • Page 25: Installation

    3 protective shields prevent scratches to the chimney during installation. Upper retaining plate for securing the chimney extension. 1 diverter 1 flexible hose 2 hose clips for securing the exhaust ducting. Middle retaining plate for securing the chimney extension. Lower retaining plate for securing the canopy.
  • Page 26: Plywood Backing

    Plywood backing The majority of the weight of the installed ventilation system will be supported by the canopy. 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 ½...
  • Page 27: 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. 1-800-999-1360 1-800-565-6435 WARNING:...
  • Page 28: Appliance Dimensions And Installation

    Appliance dimensions and Installation...
  • Page 29: Appliance Dimensions And Installation

    (H). If the standard unit height H is not suitable for the kitchen’s ceiling height, longer optional chimney extensions are available from your Miele dealer or Miele’s Technical Service Department. Standard unit H " - 44...
  • Page 30: Installation Instructions

    Installation Installation instructions ^ See the enclosed installation instruction sheet. ^ Please read the "Important Safety Instructions" and Installation instructions before installing this hood. Protective film The casing is covered with a protective film to prevent scratching during transport. ^ Peel off the film before installing the casing parts.
  • Page 31: 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 32: 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 36 Alteration rights reserved / 4607 M.-Nr. 06 712 760 / 03 For most the updated manual see the Miele web site.

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