Miele DA 5960 W Operating And Installation Instructions

Ventilation system


Operating and Installation
Ventilation System
DA 5960 W
DA 5980 W
DA 5990 W
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and appliance damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 09 276 120


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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Ventilation System DA 5960 W DA 5980 W DA 5990 W en - US, CA To prevent accidents and appliance damage, read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 09 276 120...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

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

    INJURY TO PERSONS, OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING: a) Use this appliance only in the manner intended by the manufacturer. If you have questions, contact Miele. b) Before servicing or cleaning the appliance, switch power off at the service panel and lock the service disconnecting means to prevent power from being switched on accidentally.
  • Page 4 Heat oils slowly on low or medium settings. b) Always turn the hood on when cooking at a high heat. c) Clean the ventilation hood frequently. Grease should not be allowed to accumulate on the fan or filter.
  • Page 5 ,WARNING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURY TO PERSONS IN THE EVENT OF A COOKTOP GREASE FIRE, OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING a) SMOTHER FLAMES with a close fitting lid, cookie sheet, or metal tray then turn off the burner. BE CAREFUL TO PREVENT BURNS. If the flames do not go out immediately, EVACUATE AND CALL THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Installation ,WARNING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR INJURY TO PERSONS, OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING: a) Installation work and electrical wiring must be done by qualified person(s) in accordance with all applicable codes and standards, including fire-rated construction.
  • Page 7: Functional Description

    The ventilation hood offers two modes of operation: 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 Ventilation System

    Guide to the Ventilation System...
  • Page 9: Guide To The Ventilation System

    Guide to the Ventilation System Chimney extension Chimney Control panel Overhead lighting Recirculation vent (only in recirculation mode) Canopy Active Charcoal Filter Grease filter On/Off button Fan power selection On / Off button for lighting...
  • Page 10: Operation

    Operation Turning on the fan ^ Press the On/Off button. Selecting the power level ^ Use the "–/+" controls to select the desired power level. + = increases the fan speed – = decreases the fan speed Levels "1" to "3" are usually sufficient for normal cooking.
  • 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 on / off button.
  • Page 12: Turning Off The Fan

    Operation Turning off the fan ^ Press the On/Off button to turn the fan off. The indicator goes out. Automatic Safety Shut Off The fan will turn off automatically 10 hours after the last button was activated. The lighting however, will remain on.
  • Page 13: Cleaning And Care

    ,WARNING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR INJURY TO PERSONS, OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING: Before cleaning or servicing the hood, disconnect it from the power supply, see "Important Safety Instructions". The halogen bulb is very hot when in use. It will stay hot for some time after turned off.
  • Page 14: Grease Filter

    Cleaning and Care 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 A dirty filter is a fire hazard. Removing the grease filter The grease filter and its surrounding area become very hot as a result of rising cooking fumes...
  • Page 15 Use a wash program with a max. temperature of 150°F (65°C). In a Miele dishwasher use the "Normal" program. Use the recommended amount of dishwasher detergent. Overuse could destroy the filter.
  • Page 16: Active Charcoal Filter

    The active charcoal filter will be placed in the canopy above the grease filter. Replacement active charcoal filters can be ordered from Miele. ^ Remove the grease filter to access the charcoal filter. See "Cleaning and Care/Grease filter".
  • Page 17: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Changing the light bulbs ,WARNING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR INJURY TO PERSONS, OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING: Before changing the light bulbs, disconnect the hood from the power supply, see "Important Safety Instructions". When in use halogen bulbs become extremely hot, and can burn your hands.
  • Page 18: 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 19: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions Read these instructions and the "Important Safety Instructions" before installing this ventilation system. The installation steps are described in the enclosed "Installation Diagram". Leave these instructions with the appliance for the consumer/user. Information is subject to change. Please refer to our website to obtain the most current product specification, technical &...
  • Page 21: 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. DANGER Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags, etc., are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of babies and young children.
  • Page 22: Appliance Dimensions

    Appliance dimensions...
  • Page 23 1) Air extraction mode 2) Recirculation mode 3) Recirculation vent installed upwards 4) and 5) Installation area Wall/ceiling area respectively for vent hole and outlet installation. For recirculation mode only 4) and only outlet installation. Ductwork ø 6" (150 mm), with reducing collar ø...
  • Page 24 – If there is more than one appliance beneath the hood and they have different minimum safety distances always select the greater distance. See "Important Safety Instructions" for further information. Miele Cooktops Non-Miele Cooktops 24" (610 mm) 26" (660 mm) 26"...
  • Page 25 The installation procedure differs depending on the model and venting method. Before beginning the installation: ^ Read all instructions. ^ Determine height (S), regarding the user’s body height, i.e. a comfortable height for the user. However, the greater the distance the less effectively cooking odors are drawn in.
  • Page 26: Installation Accessories

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  • Page 27 3 protective shields to prevent scratches to the chimney during installation. 1 vent collar for use with 6" (150 mm) exhaust ducting 1 reducing collar for use with 5" (125 mm) exhaust ducting. 2 protective strips for chimney mounting Upper retaining plate secures the chimney extension Middle retaining plate for additional stability of the chimney...
  • Page 28: Plywood Backing

    Plywood backing The majority of the weight of the installed 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 required locations, a plywood backing (min.
  • Page 29: Installation

    Protective film The casing is covered with a protective film to prevent scratching during transport. ^ Peel off the film before installing the casing parts. Dismantling If the hood needs to be disassembled, follow the instructions on the installation diagram in the reverse order. A lever is enclosed for easier removal of the chimney extension.
  • Page 30: Air Extraction

    Air extraction WARNING Danger of toxic fumes. Gas cooking appliances release carbon monoxide that can be harmful or fatal if inhaled. To reduce the risk of fire and to properly exhaust air, the exhaust gases extracted by the hood should be vented outside of the building only.
  • Page 31: 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, flue, or room venting ductwork. Seek professional advice before connecting an exhaust hood vent to an existing, inactive chimney or vent...
  • Page 32: Electrical Connection

    If there is any question concerning the electrical connection of this appliance to your power supply, please consult a licensed electrician or contact Miele’s Technical Service Department. ,WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE GROUNDED Grounding Instructions This appliance must be grounded.
  • Page 33: Technical Data

    Maximum load ....400 W Fan ..... . 350 W Overhead lighting .

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