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Operating and installation instructions
Frost-free freezer
FN 11827 S
FN 12827 S
FN 12827 S edt/cs
en - GB
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance, it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 07 933 940



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost-free freezer FN 11827 S FN 12827 S FN 12827 S edt/cs en - GB To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Problem solving guide ..........28 Noises .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a On/Off button d Super freeze button and indicator light b Temperature selector button e Alarm off button and c Temperature display indicator light a Frost free system b Shallow freezer drawer c Freezer drawers...
  • Page 5: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material Electrical and electronic appliances often contain materials which, if The transport and protective packing handled or disposed of incorrectly, has been selected from materials which could be potentially hazardous to are environmentally friendly for human health and to the environment.
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other usage is not supported by the manufacturer and could be dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation of the appliance.
  • Page 7: Technical Safety

    Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety - disconnect from the mains, - air the room in which the appliance Before setting up the appliance, is located for several minutes and check it for any externally visible - contact the Service Department for damage.
  • Page 8 Faulty components must only be complies with current local and national replaced by genuine Miele original safety regulations. It is most important spare parts. The manufacturer can only that this basic safety requirement is...
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Do not operate any electrical equipment (e.g. an electric ice-cream Never handle frozen food with wet maker) inside the appliance. Danger of hands. Your hands may freeze to the sparking and explosion. frozen food. Danger of frost burn. Do not store cans or bottles Do not take ice cubes out with your containing carbonated drinks or liquids...
  • Page 10: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions The appliance is designed for use Stainless steel appliances within certain climate ranges (ambient Do not use sticky notes, transparent temperatures), and should not be used adhesive tape, masking tape or other outside this range. The climate range types of adhesive on the surface of the for your appliance is stated on the data door.
  • Page 11: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Installation site In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, unventilated room. Protected from direct sunlight. In direct sunlight. Not near to a heat source (radiator, Near to a heat source (radiator, oven).
  • Page 12: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching on Important: To ensure the correct functioning of the appliance, let it stand for 1½ to 2 hours after transporting it to its ^ Press the On/Off button. final location before connecting it to the mains.
  • Page 13: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off Switching off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g. whilst on holiday: ^ switch the appliance off, ^ disconnect it from the mains. Switch off at the wall and withdraw the plug from the socket, or disconnect the mains fuse.
  • Page 14: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the appliance. Micro-organisms will cause food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly. Temperature influences the growth rate ^ Press the temperature button of these micro-organisms.
  • Page 15: Temperature Display

    The correct temperature Temperature display The temperature display on the control panel always shows the required temperature. The temperature can be adjusted from: -15 °C to -32 °C The temperature display will flash if – the temperature in the appliance is not within the possible temperature range, –...
  • Page 16: Alarm

    Alarm Activating the alarm system Your appliance has been fitted with a warning system which ensures that the The alarm system is always active. It temperature in the freezer cannot rise does not have to be switched on unnoticed. An alarm will sound, and the manually.
  • Page 17: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Switch the Super freeze function on Switching off Super freeze before putting fresh food into the The Super freeze function will switch off freezer. automatically after approx. 65 hours. This helps food to freeze quickly and The indicator light will go out and the retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours appliance will run at normal power and appearance.
  • Page 18: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Isolation plate To ensure that fresh food placed in the (depending on model, available as an freezer freezes through to the core as optional accessory) quickly as possible, the maximum The isolation plate is used to isolate freezing capacity must not be freezer drawers which you do not wish exceeded.
  • Page 19: Storing Frozen Food

    Freezing and storing food Storing frozen food Do not store food in the "inactive" When buying frozen food to store in drawers. The temperature is not your freezer, check controlled in these drawers and food stored in them would soon –...
  • Page 20: Home Freezing

    Freezing and storing food Home freezing lightly before freezing, but care should be taken as the taste of some Only freeze fresh food which is in a spices alters when frozen. good condition. – Do not place hot foods or drinks in Hints on home freezing the freezer.
  • Page 21: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Freezing and storing food Before placing food in the freezer The lowest freezer drawer must ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of always remain in the appliance. fresh food, switch on the Super freeze function for some time before ^ Remove the freezer drawers and placing the food in the freezer (see carefully pull out the glass cold...
  • Page 22: Ice Cubes

    Freezing and storing food Freezer tray Most vegetables can be cooked while still frozen. Just put straight into boiling The freezer tray is useful for freezing water or hot fat. The cooking time is small items such as berries and slightly less than that of fresh vegetables.
  • Page 23: Cool Pack

    Freezing and storing food Cool pack The cool pack prevents the temperature in the freezer rising too quickly in the event of a power cut. Place the cool pack in the upper drawer directly on top of food, or in the freezer tray to save space.
  • Page 24: Defrosting

    Defrosting This freezer is equipped with a Frost free system. The freezer defrosts automatically. The moisture generated by defrosting settles on the condensor and is automatically dissipated from time to time. This automatic defrosting system enables the freezer to remain permanently ice-free, however, the food stored in the freezer will not defrost.
  • Page 25: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care – melamine eraser blocks, A range of Miele branded cleaning – sharp metal scrapers. and conditioning products is available to order from Miele or Before cleaning ^ Switch the appliance off. Make sure that no water can ^ Disconnect it from the mains.
  • Page 26: Appliance Door, Side Panels

    – stainless steel cleaning agent: discolour. this will damage the surface. – Miele stainless steel conditioning agent: All surfaces are susceptible to this will cause noticeable smearing. scratching. Contact with unsuitable cleaning...
  • Page 27: Metal Grille At The Back Of The Appliance

    Cleaning and care Metal grille at the back of the appliance The metal grille at the back of the appliance (heat exchanger) should be dusted at least once a year. A build-up of dust will increase the energy consumption of the appliance. When cleaning the metal grille, make sure that the pipework and other components do not get broken...
  • Page 28: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the fuse is not defective freezing. and that the mains fuse has not ^ Check that the door has been closed tripped. If it has, contact the Miele properly. Service Department..the compressor runs continuously.
  • Page 29 If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, . . . the Super freeze indicator light please contact the Miele Service and the temperature display are both Department. flashing at the same time.
  • Page 30: Noises

    Noises Normal noises What causes them Humming noise made by the motor (compressor). This noise can Brrrrr... get louder for brief periods when the motor is switching on. Blubb, blubb..A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes.
  • Page 31: After Sales / Guarantee

    – your Miele Dealer – Miele (see back cover for contact details). When contacting your Dealer or Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. This information is given on the data plate inside your appliance.
  • Page 32: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection U.K. Non-rewireable plugs (BS 1363) All electrical work should be carried out The fuse cover must be re-fitted when by a suitably qualified and competent changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover person in strict accordance with current is lost, the plug must not be used until a local and national safety regulations suitable replacement is obtained.
  • Page 33: Installation

    Should you dry, well-ventilated room. It should not require further assistance please be installed where it is exposed to contact your Miele customer service direct sunlight or directly adjacent to a centre. heat-producing appliance such as an oven or a radiator.
  • Page 34: Ventilation

    Installation Ventilation Air at the back of the appliance gets warm. To ensure sufficient ventilation, the air inlet and outlet must not be covered or blocked in any way. They should be dusted on a regular basis. Installation ^ Remove the cable clip from the back of the appliance.
  • Page 35: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions FN 11827 S 1850 mm 600 mm 630 mm FN 12827 S FN 12827 S edt/cs...
  • Page 36: Installing In A Side-By-Side Combination

    However, this appliance has side wall spanners, a torque screwdriver and heating, and can be installed a socket wrench. side-by-side with certain other Miele ^ Before starting, peel off any appliances. protective foil from the appliance Your dealer will be able to advise casing.
  • Page 37 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Close the doors to check whether the door handles are correctly aligned with one another. The top of both appliances must be the same height. If they are not, the covers will not fit properly. ^ Push the two appliances together, and align them again.
  • Page 38 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Position wide brackets h at the top ^ Position the long stainless steel trim and bottom on the back, and push j in the gap, making sure that it is the top bracket upwards until it is in located above bracket c.
  • Page 39 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Refit cover. ^ Push short trim k into the gap at the Please align the handles on both top of the appliances. Make sure that doors if necessary. See "Changing the gap in the trim faces the front. the door hinging".
  • Page 40: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging To change the door hinging you will need the following tools: – a cross-slotted screwdriver, – a flat-bladed screwdriver, – a selection of Torx screwdrivers, – a spanner. Two people are needed for changing the door hinging. Removing the door handle ^ Pull door handle a towards you.
  • Page 41 Changing the door hinging ^ Remove cover g, then rotate it by Changing over the door 180° and fit it on the opposite side. ^ Close the appliance door. ^ Then fit cover e together with retaining plate f on the opposite side.
  • Page 42 Changing the door hinging ^ Pull hinge pin a together with disc b upwards and off. ^ Remove cover cap c. ^ Undo screws d and take hinge plate e off. ^ Remove cap h from the bearing ^ Undo the screw of hinge part f on bush in the door and refit on the hinge plate e slightly.
  • Page 43 Changing the door hinging ^ Fit hinge plate c onto the opposite ^ Screw hinge plate f into position on side and secure it with screws d. the opposite side using the two outer long slots only. To make it possible to ^ Fit covers a and b to their opposite align the door later, do not replace sides.
  • Page 44 Changing the door hinging Refitting the handle It is important to check that the side section of the handle d does not Please make sure you follow the instructions below carefully when come into contact with the door seal you refit the handle. The door seal when opening the door, as this will be damaged if the handle is would damage the door seal...
  • Page 45: Aligning The Appliance Door

    Aligning the appliance door The appliance door can be aligned to the housing using the outer long slots in the lower hinge plate. In the following illustration the door is not shown in the closed position to make it easier to see what you have to do.
  • Page 46: Building In The Appliance

    Building in the appliance The air inlet and outlet must not be covered or blocked in any way. They should be dusted on a regular basis. When built into a kitchen run (max. depth 580 mm) the appliance can be installed directly next to a kitchen furniture housing unit.
  • Page 48 Alteration rights reserved / 4810 M.-Nr. 07 933 940 / 00 FN 11827 S, FN 12827 S, FN 12827 S edt/cs...

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