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Miele DA279-3 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Ventilation System
DA 279-3
To prevent accidents
and machine damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
05 853 690



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Ventilation System DA 279-3 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions installation or use. M.-Nr. 05 853 690...
  • 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 Miele Tech- nical Service Department with specific requirements. Before servicing or cleaning the...
  • Page 6 Never leave surface units unat- tended at high settings. Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers may ignite. Heat oils slowly on low or medium settings. Always turn hood "ON" when cook- ing at high heat or when cooking flaming foods. Clean ventilating fans frequently.
  • 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 require- ment.
  • 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 hood offers two modes of opera- tion: 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 lighting are ready to use. If the appliance is not going to be used for a long period of time (e.g. while va- cationing) it should be turned off at the main power switch to "0".
  • Page 12: Delayed Shut Down

    If odors or smoke remain in the kitchen after cooking has been completed, the Delayed Shut Down feature can be se- lected 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: Indirect Lighting

    The overhead lighting can be turned on and off independently of the fan. ^ Press the light button on the lighting. The light button indicator illuminates. ^ Press the light button turn off the lighting. The light button indicator will go out. The brightness of the lighting can be adjusted.
  • Page 14: Filter Timers

    A timer monitors the hours of fan opera- tion. 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 fil- ter timer must be reset.
  • Page 15 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 pro- grammed in kitchens with frequent pan or deep frying. –...
  • Page 16: Active Charcoal Filter

    The active charcoal filter can only be used in recirculation mode and can not be used to exhaust fumes. The charcoal filter timer is not Before using the hood in recirculation mode, the charcoal filter timer must be programmed. ^ Turn off the fan using the On/Off but- ton.
  • Page 17 Before cleaning or servicing the hood, disconnect it from the power supply by either removing the fuse, unplugging it from the outlet or man- ually "tripping" the circuit breaker. Warning: Never use abrasive clean- ers, scouring pads, steel wool or caustic (oven) cleaners on the hood.
  • Page 18 The reusable metal grease filters re- move 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 19 The active charcoal filter will be placed in the canopy above the grease filters. Replacement active charcoal filters (part # 03 284 680) can be ordered from the Miele Technical Service Department. USA 1-800-999-1360 CDN 1-800-565-6435 ^ The grease filters must be removed to access the active charcoal filter.
  • Page 20: Changing The Light Bulb

    Before changing the light bulbs, dis- connect 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 21 In the event of a fault which you cannot 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 23 Installation instructions...
  • Page 24 Installation instruction ..........32 Dismantling .
  • Page 25 The cardboard box and packing materials protect the appliance during shipping. They have been designed to be biodegradable and recyclable. Please recycle. Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags etc. are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of children. Danger of suffocation! Old appliances may contain materials that can be recycled.
  • Page 27 (recirculation mode only) prevent scratches to the chimney dur- ing installation. (recirculation mode only) for connecting the di- verter to the exhaust connection. for securing the ducting. for use with 5" (125 mm) exhaust ducting. extraction only. chimney extension. tional stability of the chimney. canopy and motor assembly.
  • Page 28 The majority of the weight of the in- stalled ventilation system will be supported by the lower retaining plate. It must be firmly attached to the stud framing behind the drywall. If studs are not available in the re- quired locations, a plywood backing (min.
  • Page 29 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 Tech- nical 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 31 Do not install this exhaust hood over cooktops burning solid fuel. When installing the hood, make sure that the following ( ) between the top of a Miele cooking surface and the bottom of the hood is: - 22" (55 cm) above electric cooktops - 26"...
  • Page 32 See the enclosed installation instruction sheet. Please read the "Important Safety In- structions" and Installation instructions before installing this hood. The casing is covered by a protective film to prevent scratches during trans- port. Peel off the film before installing the casing parts.
  • Page 33 – 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 34 – If the exhaust is ducted into an inac- tive 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 connect- ing an exhaust hood vent to an exist- ing, inactive chimney or vent flue.
  • Page 36 Alteration rights reserved / 5002 M.-Nr. 05 853 690 / V This bio-friendly paper is bleached without the use of chlorine.