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Miele K 1801 Vi Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and Installation
K 1801 Vi, K 1811 Vi
K 1901 Vi, K 1911 Vi
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and appliance damage
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 09 169 670



  Summary of Contents for Miele K 1801 Vi

  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Refrigerator K 1801 Vi, K 1811 Vi K 1901 Vi, K 1911 Vi en - US, CA To prevent accidents and appliance damage read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 09 169 670...
  • Page 2: Installation Instructions

    Installation instructions Information is subject to change. Please refer to our website to obtain the most current product specification, technical & warranty information. To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use.
  • Page 3: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing materials Disposal of an old appliance The cardboard box and packing Old appliances contain materials that materials are biodegradable and can be recycled. Please contact your recyclable. Please recycle. local recycling center about the possibility of recycling these materials.
  • Page 4: Installation Site

    Installation Installation site Have the appliance installed by a The appliance should be installed in a qualified technician, according to dry, well ventilated room. the enclosed installation instructions. Do not install the appliance: - outdoors, WARNING - in an environment with dripping This appliance is top-heavy and water, must be secured to prevent it from...
  • Page 5: Installation Niche

    See "Niche dimensions". If in doubt, contact Miele. The side walls of the installation cavity must be plumb. Furniture/fixtures The minimum thickness of the side...
  • Page 6: Stainless Steel Panels

    The "Merging Kit" is available from Miele. This appliance is compatible with all styles and designs of kitchen cabinetry. Contact Miele or your dealer for The total weight of the decorative specific information about which panel(s) must not exceed the following: combinations will work with your appliance.
  • Page 7: Side Panels

    The "Merging Kit" will also be needed. The "Merging Kit" is available from Miele. Installation with partition without using the "Merging Kit" If there is a partition with a thickness of more than 6 "...
  • Page 8 To connect these furniture doors on the rear, a metal strip can be purchased as holes and drive in with a hammer. an optional accessory. Contact Miele. The door opening angle is now limited When attaching the metal strip to the to 90°.
  • Page 9 Dimensions Door dimensions (open min. 90°) *The dimensions of the door fronts and handles will vary according to each individual kitchen. " (10 mm) K 18X1 Vi " (829 mm) Door front max. 1 1/2" (38 mm) Door handle* K 19X1 Vi "...
  • Page 10 Dimensions Niche dimensions Niche width (A) K 18X1 Vi 30" (762 mm) K 19X1 Vi 36" (915 mm)
  • Page 11: Power Supply

    Dimensions Power supply 1. Power supply K 18X1 Vi 15" (381 mm) K 19X1 Vi 18" (458 mm) Door front dimensions K 18X1 Vi " " (2029 mm) (756 mm) K 19X1 Vi " " (2029 mm) (908 mm) 4" - 5 3/16" (102 - 132 mm)
  • Page 12: Installing The Appliance

    Installing the appliance Before you begin – Level – Tape measure Read these instructions completely and carefully. – Square Have the appliance installed by a When fastening the cabinet to the wall qualified technician, according to behind it (see "Installing the appliance") the enclosed installation instructions.
  • Page 13: Aligning The Housing Unit

    Installing the appliance Aligning the housing unit Check the installation niche To ensure a safe, trouble-free installation and the best possible cosmetic result, check to be sure that the installation space complies with the installation requirements. ^ Check the base (see "Installation"). ^ Check the dimensions of the cavity.
  • Page 14: Remotevision Module Installation

    Installing the appliance ^ From the rear of the appliance carefully lift it from the pallet. Once the appliance is on the ground it can be wheeled around. RemoteVision module installation (optional accessory) ^ Do not remove the installation supports from the appliance door. Always disconnect the appliance They will be used later in the from the power supply when...
  • Page 15: Preparing The Installation Niche

    In that case, repeat the process. If that does not correct the Keep the appliance door closed problem, contact Miele. until it is securely fastened in the niche. Tipping hazard. Because of the size and weight of the appliance, it is essential to...
  • Page 16 Installing the appliance Mounting Accessories The mounting accessories needed for installing the appliance into the niche are included in the packaging. Several plastic bags are included which are numbered alphabetically. The bag needed for each step will be marked with its respective letter. The distance "D"...
  • Page 17 Installing the appliance In a cabinet with a back wall ^ Drill pilot holes: – " (3 mm) for the 5 x 60 mm wood screws – " (2 mm) for the 4 x 15 mm wood screws. ^ screw the back wall of the cabinet in several places directly to the wall behind it.
  • Page 18 Installing the appliance Securing an alternative anti-tip – The beam must cover the appliance by at least 2" (50.8 mm). device ^ Mark the installation height (lower If the anti-tip brackets cannot be attached securely, an alternative edge of the beam) on the rear wall of anti-tip device can be used.
  • Page 19: Sliding The Appliance Into The Installation Space

    Installing the appliance ^ Plug the appliance into the power Sliding the appliance into the outlet b. installation space The plug of the appliance should be If a side-by-side installation is easily accessible after installation. desired, connect the two appliances If the plug is not accessible after the together.
  • Page 20: Aligning The Appliance

    Installing the appliance Aligning the appliance Important! ^ Align the appliance with the custom When unscrewing the front. height-adjustable feet, proceed gradually, alternating between left and right. ^ Unscrew the height-adjustable feet until the mark on the base has reached the indicated guide dimension 1 1/4"...
  • Page 21: Attaching The Appliance To The Installation Niche

    Installing the appliance Attaching the appliance to the installation niche ^ Secure the attachment plate side lugs. If there is a fairly large gap above the ^ Screw the attachment plate lugs h to appliance, cut a wooden beam to fit the overhead furniture/fixtures.
  • Page 22 Installing the appliance ^ Open the appliance door. For a side-by-side combination the filler strips from both appliances are put together to form one long filler strip: ^ Take the peg from the "side-by-side merging kit" and insert it halfway into the filler strip rail on the left-side appliance.
  • Page 23: Preparing The Custom Door

    Installing the appliance Preparing the custom door ^ Open the appliance door. ^ Unscrew the installation supports n ^ Measure the distance X between the from the appliance door. bracket from the door and the ^ Loosen the remaining screws from overhead furniture/fixtures.
  • Page 24 Installing the appliance ^ Mark the distance X on the back-side Please note: When attaching the of the custom door. mounting frame onto two adjacent doors (see "Front panel gap kit") ^ Also calculate and mark the center of screw into the thicker outer frames the custom door Y.
  • Page 25 Installing the appliance Attaching and aligning the custom door front ^ Align the custom door height with the threaded bolts p. ^ Now tighten the nuts q on top. This secures the appliance door. ^ Open the door and hang the custom door with the mounting frame over the threaded bolts p.
  • Page 26: Attaching The Covers

    Installing the appliance Attaching the fixing brackets Attaching the covers (Only for appliances using the "Front panel gap kit".) ^ To mount the cover strips on both sides of the door, click them into place from bottom to top, into the The fixing brackets are used to secure gap between the appliance door and the custom door front to the bottom of...
  • Page 27 Installing the appliance Attaching the toe-kick cover The maximum height of the toe-kick cover is 4" (101 mm) from the top of the floor. Do not cover the ventilation slits in the plinth. Risk of damage to the appliance. ^ If required, cut the toe-kick cover to the required length and height.
  • Page 28 Installing the appliance ^ Remove the foil from the adhesive strips. ^ Attach the toe-kick cover to the plinth. ^ Position the air separator in the Mounting the air separator center of the appliance door. The air separator keeps the supply and ^ From below, screw the air separator exhaust air separate.
  • Page 29: Electrical Connection

    If there are any questions regarding the electrical connection of this appliance to the power supply, please consult a licensed electrician or call the Miele Technical Service. U1-800-999-1360 V1-800-565-6435...

This manual is also suitable for:

K 1911 viK 1901 viK 1811 vi