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Miele DA 270 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and Installation
Ventilation System
DA 270
To prevent accidents
and machine damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
05 854 670



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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Ventilation System DA 270 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions installation or use. M.-Nr. 05 854 670...
  • Page 2 Contents ..........8 .
  • Page 3 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 4 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...
  • Page 5 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 6 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 7 The hood offers two modes of operation: 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 9 The button turns the light on and off and also dims the light. The lighting can be used independently from the fan. 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 ^ Press the On/Off button. The fan runs at power level “lI”. The indicator lights. ^ Use the _ controls to select the desired power level. & =increases the fan speed $ =decreases the fan speed Level "1" to "3" (green indicators) are usually sufficient for normal cooking.
  • Page 11 ^ 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 12 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 13 A timer monitors the hours of operation. The indicator for the grease filter will light after 30 hours of fan 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. Warning: Never use abrasive clean- ers, scouring pads, steel wool or caustic (oven) cleaners on the hood. They will damage the surface.
  • Page 16 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 When putting the grease filters back make sure that the locking clips are visible facing the cooking surface. If the filters are incorrectly installed, insert a small screwdriver into the slit along its edge to disengage it from the casing. ^ After returning the grease filters, press the grease filter button for 3 seconds to reset the timer.
  • Page 18 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 19 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 21 Installation Instructions...
  • Page 22 Contents ..........24 .
  • Page 23 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 24 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 by using anchors, mollies or toggle bolts.
  • Page 25 If there is any question concerning the electrical connection of this appliance to your power supply, please consult a licensed electrician or Miele’s Technical Service. 1-800-999-1360 1-800-565-6435 The hood must be hard wired accordingly: Black/Red wire:.
  • Page 26 a Mounting bolt holes b Cut out for power cord c Exhaust connection 6" (150 mm) diameter...
  • Page 27 When installing the hood, adhere to the following between the top of a Miele cooking surface and the bottom of the hood: - 22" (55 cm) above electric cooktops - 26" (65 cm) above gas cooktops - 26"...
  • Page 28 ^ Hold the mounting plate up to the ceiling so that the orange arrow faces the front of the hood and aligns with the line drawn on the ceilling. Mark the position of the four mount- ing bolts a for securing the mounting plate and determining the position of the hole the power cord b will pass through.
  • Page 29 ^ Secure the ducting to the mounting plate using a hose clip. ^ Insert the short edge of the two spring clips into their slots from below and pivot them 90° so that the tab faces the center of the mounting brake.
  • Page 30 ^ Screw the mounting plate through the ceiling and into the structural framing using 8 x 60 lag bolts and washers. Once tight, make sure that the mounting plate can safely support the weight of the hood. ^ Using at least two people, lift the hood and guide the spring clips through their respective slots in the flange at the top of the chimney.
  • Page 31 ^ Bolt the flange firmly to the ceiling using the four M6 nuts. ^ Shorten the power cord as much as possible and attach it to the terminal block inside the chimney. See "Electrical data". Before making the electrical connec- tion read the "Important Safety Instructions"...
  • Page 32 – 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 33 – 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 connect- ing an exhaust hood vent to an existing, inactive chimney or vent...
  • Page 36 M.-Nr. 05 854 670 / V Alteration rights reserved / 0203 This paper is bleached without the use of chlorine.