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Miele FN 14827 S Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
Frost free freezer
FN 14827 S
FN 14827 S ed/cs
en - AU
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. 09 029 560



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost free freezer FN 14827 S FN 14827 S ed/cs en - AU 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 Freezing large items ..........25 Freezer calendar .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a On/Off sensor e Temperature display b SuperFreeze sensor f "Freezing" symbol c Sensor for setting a lower g Sensor for setting a higher temperature (X) temperature (Y) d Safety lock indicator light h Alarm off sensor (only visible when the Safety lock is (only visible when the temperature or activated)
  • Page 5 Guide to the appliance a Lighting b Frost free system c Shallow freezer drawer d Freezer drawers with freezer calendar...
  • Page 6: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposing of your old material appliance The transport and protective packing Electrical and electronic appliances has been selected from materials which often contain materials which, if are environmentally friendly for disposal handled or disposed of incorrectly, and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct application This appliance complies with all This appliance is intended for relevant local and national safety domestic use only, to store deep frozen requirements. Improper use can, food, freeze fresh food, and to make however, present a risk of both ice.
  • Page 8: Technical Safety

    In the event of any damage: - avoid open flames and anything which creates a spark, - disconnect from the mains, - air the room in which the appliance is located for several minutes and - contact Miele for advice.
  • Page 9 Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele original national and local safety regulations. Repairs and other work by unqualified spare parts. The manufacturer can only persons could be dangerous. The...
  • Page 10 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 11: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions The appliance is designed for use The following applies to stainless within certain climate ranges (ambient steel appliances: temperatures), and should not be used Do not place sticky notes, adhesive outside this range. The climate range tape, masking tape or any other for your appliance is stated on the data adhesive agent on the treated surface...
  • Page 12: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy consumption Increased energy consumption Installation In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, unventilated room. Protected from direct sunlight. In direct sunlight. Not situated near a heat source Situated near a heat source (radiator, oven). (radiator, oven).
  • Page 13: Switching On And Off

    ^ Also apply the Original Miele Care The appliance will start to cool, and the product for stainless steel to the side lighting will come on when the door is panels after removing the protective opened.
  • Page 14: Settings Mode

    Switching on and off Cool pack Settings mode Place the cool pack in the top freezer Certain settings on the appliance can drawer or to save space on the freezer only be selected in the settings mode. tray. The cool pack will be at its most How to select the settings mode and effective after it has been in the freezer how to change the settings is...
  • Page 15: Switching The Sensor Tones On/Off

    Switching on and off Switching the sensor tones on/off Activating or de-activating the safety lock The sensor tone which sounds each time a sensor is touched can be The safety lock can be activated to deactivated. prevent the appliance being switched off inadvertently.
  • Page 16: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off You have now left the settings mode. The safety lock indicator will light up in the temperature display when the safety lock has been activated. Switching off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g.
  • Page 17: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the The temperature inside the appliance appliance. Micro-organisms will cause can be selected by touching the arrow food which is not stored at the correct sensors on either side of the temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
  • Page 18: Temperature Range

    The correct temperature If you have adjusted the temperature, Changing the temperature display wait for approx. 6 hours if the brightness appliance is not very full and for The temperature display brightness can approx. 24 hours if the appliance is be adjusted to suit the lighting full before checking the temperature conditions of the room.
  • Page 19: Alarm

    Alarm Switching the temperature Your appliance has been fitted with a warning system which ensures that the alarm off early temperature in the appliance cannot If the noise disturbs you, you can rise unnoticed and to avoid energy switch the alarm off early if you wish. being wasted if the door is left open.
  • Page 20: Door Alarm

    Alarm Door alarm The alarm will sound if the door is left open for more than approx. 2 minutes. The alarm off sensor will light up red and the "Freezing" symbol will flash. The alarm will stop and the indicators will go out as soon as the door is closed.
  • Page 21: Superfreeze

    SuperFreeze SuperFreeze Switching off SuperFreeze Switch the SuperFreeze function on The SuperFreeze function will switch off before putting fresh food into the automatically after a minimum of 30 freezer. hours and a maximum of 65 hours. The appliance will then continue to work at This helps food to freeze quickly and normal power.
  • Page 22: 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 23: Storing Frozen Food

    Freezing and storing food Storing frozen food Example If you only require 3 freezer drawers as When buying frozen food to store in well as the freezer tray for storing your freezer, check frozen food: – that the packaging is not damaged, ^ Place food in the top 3 freezer –...
  • Page 24: 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 25: 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 SuperFreeze function for some time ^ Remove the freezer drawers and before placing the food in the freezer carefully slide out the glass cold (see "SuperFreeze").
  • Page 26: Defrosting

    Freezing and storing food Defrosting Ice cubes Frozen food can be defrosted in different ways: – in a microwave oven, – in an oven using the "Fan" or "Defrost" setting, – at room temperature, ^ Fill the ice tray three quarters full with water and place it on the bottom of –...
  • Page 27: Freezer Tray

    Freezing and storing food Freezer tray Cool pack The freezer tray is useful for freezing The cool pack prevents the small items such as berries, herbs and temperature in the freezer rising too vegetables. They can be frozen quickly in the event of a power cut. individually and therefore maintain their Place the cool pack in the top drawer of shape when defrosted.
  • Page 28: Automatic Defrost

    Automatic defrost This freezer is equipped with a Frost free system. The freezer defrosts automatically. The moisture generated by defrosting collects in the condenser and is automatically dissipated by the condenser 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 29: Cleaning And Care

    – hard, abrasive sponges and susceptible to soiling. brushes, e.g. pot scourers, Do not apply the Original Miele Care – dirt erasers, product for stainless steel to the door as visible smearing will occur. – sharp metal scrapers.
  • Page 30: Cleaning The Interior And Accessories

    Cleaning the door and side – Stainless steel cleaners: The coating will be damaged. panels – Miele Original Care product for stainless steel: Remove any soiling immediately. Visible smearing will form on the If not, it might become impossible to door.
  • Page 31: Ventilation Gaps

    Cleaning and care ^ Apply the Original Miele Care After cleaning product for stainless steel to the side ^ Replace all shelves and accessories panels each time after cleaning. back in the appliance. This will help to protect stainless steel ^ Close the appliance door.
  • Page 32: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the fuse is not defective and that the mains fuse has not . . . the compressor runs tripped. If it has, contact the Miele continuously. Service Department. To save energy, the compressor runs at a lower speed, but for longer, when .
  • Page 33 Problem solving guide . . . the alarm sounds and the alarm . . . "nA" appears in the temperature off sensor flashes. display. The temperature in the freezer is too The temperature has risen too high at warm, because some point during the last couple of days because of a power cut.
  • Page 34 If you still cannot remedy the fault while. having followed these suggestions, ^ A large quantity of fresh food has please contact the Miele Service been placed in the freezer at once. Department. ^ There has been an increase in the humidity in the room.
  • Page 35: 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 36: After Sales

    You will find the address and telephone number of Miele on the back cover of the manual. When contacting your Chartered Agent or Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. This information is given on the data plate inside your appliance.
  • Page 37: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection WARNING THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE All electrical work should be carried out EARTHED by a suitably qualified and competent person in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations. The appliance is supplied with a mains cable and moulded plug ready for connection to an AC single phase 220-240 V 50 Hz supply.
  • Page 38: Installation

    Installation Climate range Do not place any appliance which The appliance is designed for use gives off heat, such as a toaster or within certain climate ranges (ambient microwave oven, on top of this temperatures), and should not be used appliance, as this would increase outside this range.
  • Page 39: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation Aligning the appliance ^ To align the appliance, adjust the feet using the spanner supplied. On stainless steel appliances ^ If necessary, also align the two rear adjusting devices a using socket wrench b. Turn the adjusting device clockwise to raise the appliance up at the back.
  • Page 40: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions FN 14827 S 1852 mm 600 mm 630 mm FN 14827 S ed/cs...
  • Page 41: Installing In A Side-By-Side Combination

    Miele appliances. ^ Before starting, peel off any protective foil from the appliance Your Miele Chartered Agent will be casing. able to advise you on which models ^ Place the appliances next to one are suitable.
  • Page 42 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 43 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Position wide brackets j at the top ^ Position the long stainless steel trim and bottom on the back, and push l in the gap, making sure that it is the top bracket upwards until it is in located above bracket e.
  • Page 44 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Refit cover. ^ Push short trim m 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 45: Aligning The Appliance Door

    Installing in a side-by-side combination Aligning the appliance door For appliances with height adjustable doors (stainless steel appliances) The height of the appliance door can be retrospectively adjusted on the outer, lower hinge plate. ^ Undo grub screw a with a full turn of the Allen key supplied.
  • Page 46: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging The appliance is supplied with left-hand door hinging. If right-hand door hinging is required, the hinging must be changed. To change the door hinging, you will need the following tools: – a Phillips head screwdriver, – a flat-bladed screwdriver, –...
  • Page 47 Changing the door hinging ^ Fit restraining clip b (supplied with Removing the SoftClose door mechanism the appliance) onto SoftClose mechanism c. The SoftClose door mechanism is at the bottom of the door. The restraining clip stops the hinge from snapping shut. Do not remove the ^ Open the appliance door.
  • Page 48 Changing the door hinging Changing over the door ^ Close the appliance door. ^ Slide SoftClose mechanism bracket f as far as it will go towards the handle side of the door, and undo screws g on the SoftClose mechanism. ^ Remove cover a by sliding it forwards from the back and then ^ Using a flat-bladed screwdriver, slide...
  • Page 49 Changing the door hinging ^ Then separate retaining plate f from cover e by pushing it slightly to the left. Then pull the cover forwards and off. ^ Rotate retaining plate f by 180°. ^ Then fit cover e from the front over retaining plate f, and slide it over to the right.
  • Page 50 Changing the door hinging ^ Rotate cover g by 180° and click it Changing the bearing into the holes on the other side. Important! The height of the ^ Screw hinge plate f into position on appliance door can be adjusted on the opposite side using the two outer this stainless steel appliance.
  • Page 51 Changing the door hinging ^ Undo screws e and take hinge plate ^ Undo screw i and screw it into the f off. outermost hole on the other side. ^ Unscrew bearing g from hinge plate ^ Screw hinge plate f into position on f, rotate it by 180°...
  • Page 52 Changing the door hinging Fitting the appliance door Replacing the SoftClose door mechanism ^ Remove cover a from panel b, ^ Place the door onto hinge pin c. rotate it by 180° and refit it on the ^ Close the appliance door. other side.
  • Page 53 Changing the door hinging The screw holes on the left and right must line up perfectly. ^ First screw the SoftClose mechanism onto the appliance side, then onto the handle side c, pushing it firmly towards the appliance. ^ Replace panel b onto the SoftClose mechanism from above, clicking it back into place first at the bottom and then at the top.
  • Page 54 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 would will be damaged if the handle is damage the door seal permanently.
  • Page 55: Aligning The Appliance Door

    Aligning the appliance door The appliance door can be retrospectively 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 happens next.
  • Page 56: 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.
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