Operating and installation instructions Fridge freezer 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. en - GB, IE, ZA M.-Nr. 10 360 970...
Contents Warning and Safety instructions................ 5 Caring for the environment ................ 12 How to save energy..................... 13 Guide to the appliance .................. 15 Accessories ...................... 17 Accessories supplied .................... 17 Optional accessories..................... 18 Using for the first time .................. 19 Before using for the first time ................
Contents Explanation of the different Settings ..............34 Switching Party mode on or off .............. 34 Switching Holiday mode on / off .............. 35 Using the minute minder (QuickCool timer) .......... 36 Activating or deactivating the safety lock .......... 37 Switching the appliance off ...
Contents Using accessories ....................56 Defrosting...................... 57 Cleaning and care .................... 58 Cleaning agents..................... 58 Preparing the appliance for cleaning..............59 Cleaning the interior and accessories ..............61 Cleaning appliance doors and side panels ............63 Cleaning the ventilation grille ................64 Cleaning the door seals..................
Incorrect use of the appliance for such purposes can cause deterioration of the items stored. The appliance is not suitable for use in areas where there is a risk of explosion. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from improper or in- correct use of the appliance.
Warning and Safety instructions The appliance can only be used by people with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, if they are supervised whilst using it, or have been shown how to use it in a safe way and recognise and understand the consequences of incorrect operation.
– disconnect the appliance from the mains electricity supply, – ventilate the room where the appliance is located for several minutes, and – contact the Miele Service Department. The more coolant there is in an appliance, the larger the room it should be installed in.
If the electrical connection cable is faulty it must only be replaced by a Miele authorised service technician to protect the user from danger. Do not connect the appliance to the mains electrical supply by a multi-socket adapter or extension lead.
Warning and Safety instructions Correct use The appliance is designed for use within a certain climate range (ambient temperatures), and should not be used outside this range. The climate range for your appliance is stated on the data plate in- side the appliance.
Only use genuine original Miele accessories and spare parts with this appliance. Using accessories or spare parts from other manu- facturers will invalidate the guarantee, and Miele cannot accept liab- ility.
Warning and Safety instructions Do not place electric heaters or candles in the appliance to de- frost it. These can damage the plastic parts. Do not use defrosting sprays or de-icers, as they could contain substances which could damage the plastic parts or which might cause the build-up of gases and pose a danger to health.
Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing mater- Disposal of your old appliance Electrical and electronic equipment of- ten contain valuable materials. They The packaging is designed to protect also contain materials which, if handled the appliance from damage during or disposed of incorrectly, could be po- transportation.
How to save energy Normal energy consump- Increased energy con- tion sumption Installation site / In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, unventilated Maintenance room. Protected from direct sun- In direct sunlight. light. Not near to a heat source Near to a heat source (radi- (radiator, oven).
How to save energy Normal energy consump- Increased energy con- tion sumption Drawers and shelves ar- ranged as they were when the appliance was delivered. Only open the door when Frequent opening of the necessary and for as short a door for long periods will time as possible.
Guide to the appliance a Control panel with display b Refrigerator section interior lighting c Fan d Adjustable shelf e Door shelf / Egg tray f Holder with Active AirClean filters g Bottle rack h Adjustable shelf with lighting (FlexiLight) i Bottle shelf with bottle holder j PerfectFresh Pro Info system k PerfectFresh Pro zone, dry compart-...
Guide to the appliance Symbols in the display Operation Symbol Function Standby For switching on the whole appliance; For switching on the refrigerator section separately Settings mode For selecting settings (see "Selecting further settings") / Minus / Plus For altering a setting (e.g.
Accessories Egg tray Accessories supplied Bottle holder Butter dish The flexible ribs grip the bottles se- curely when the door is opened and KKF-FF Active AirClean charcoal fil- closed. ters with holder Bottle rack Bottles can be stored horizontally using The charcoal filters neutralise unpleas- the bottle rack to save space.
AirClean holder are available. We re- Optional accessories commend replacing the charcoal filters every 6 months. A range of useful Miele accessories and care products are available for your ap- Multi-purpose microfibre cloth pliance. The microfibre cloth is suitable for re-...
Cleaning and care Please refer to the relevant instruc- tions in "Cleaning and care". Tip: We recommend treating stainless steel surfaces with the Miele stainless steel conditioning agent immediately after removing the protective foil (see "Accessories - Optional accessories"). Important. Each time it is used, the...
Standby Touch briefly. The welcome message will appear in the dis- Miele - Willkommen play for approx. 3 seconds. If this does not happen and ap- pears in the display, the safety lock is still activated (see "Selecting further...
Switching on and off The display is divided into several fields for this purpose: °C The temperature display for the refri- gerator section is in the upper field. °C Touch the temperature display to ac- cess the refrigerator section display. Start screen Here you can set or change the temper- The display changes to the start screen.
Switching on and off Switching off the refrigerator section/ Switching off PerfectFresh Pro zone separately You can switch the appliance off in Set- The refrigerator section can be tings mode (see "Selecting further set- switched off without having to switch tings").
Switching on and off Switching the refrigerator section/ PerfectFresh Pro zone on separately (if previously switched off) °C Start screen - refrigerator section switched °C The temperature display for the refriger- ator section goes out and lights up. Start screen - refrigerator section switched The refrigerator section/PerfectFresh ...
Switching on and off Switching off for longer peri- ods of time If, during a long absence, the ap- pliance is switched off but not cleaned and the door(s) left shut, there is a danger of mould building up inside the appliance. It is essential to clean the appliance.
The correct temperature It is very important to set the correct . . . in the refrigerator section temperature for storing food in the ap- and in the PerfectFresh Pro pliance. Micro-organisms will cause zone food which is not stored at the correct We recommend a temperature of 4 °C temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
The correct temperature Temperature display Setting the temperature The temperatures for the refrigerator and freezer sections can be set inde- °C pendently of one another. Touch the temperature display for the °C section you want to change. The previously set temperature will ap- Start screen pear.
The correct temperature Touch immediately after setting Tip: If you have adjusted the temperat- the temperature to confirm your entry. ure, wait for approx. 6 hours if the ap- pliance is not very full and for approx. Or wait approx. 8 seconds after the 24 hours if the appliance is full before sensors were last touched.
Using Super cool and Super freeze The following functions can be selec- Super freeze function ted, depending on section. For optimum results switch on the Su- – Refrigerator section per freeze function before putting fresh Super cool food into the freezer section. This helps food to freeze quickly and retain its nu- –...
Using Super cool and Super freeze Touch . Switching a function on or off Touch the temperature display for the – If the symbol is lit up orange, the function is selected. section you want. – If the symbol is white, the function is ...
Temperature and door alarm The appliance has a warning system The temperature alarm occurs, e.g. which ensures that the temperature in – when the appliance is switched on the freezer cannot rise unnoticed and to and the temperature in the freezer avoid energy being wasted if a door is section differs greatly from the set left open.
Temperature and door alarm The flashing warmest temperature dis- The door alarm is only displayed in the play will go out. The display will then re- start screen. vert to showing the current temperature The door alarm is automatically in the freezer section. supressed when you are in Settings mode.
Reset default settings Access information about your Display (important when re- appliance porting a fault to Miele Service) Replace charcoal filter re- On (symbol orange) / Off minder Clean ventilation grille reminder On (symbol orange) / Off...
Selecting further settings Selecting further settings In Settings mode certain settings can be adjusted and functions selected, allowing you to adjust the appliance to suit your requirements. See the following pages for more in- Settings mode formation on these settings.
Selecting further settings Entering values Explanation of the different Settings All values entered must be confirmed with . If the value is not confirmed Switching Party mode on or off the display will revert to the start screen after approx. 15 seconds and the This function is particularly useful if you entered or altered values will not be ad- need to cool or freeze large quantities...
Selecting further settings Switching Holiday mode on / off If Holiday mode cannot be switched on, the refrigerator section has been This function is useful when going on switched off separately. holiday if you do not wish to switch the refrigerator section off completely and If Party mode or Super cool are do not need a high degree of cooling.
Selecting further settings Using the minute minder (Quick- – When the minute minder duration Cool timer) has elapsed The minute minder can be used to mon- An audible tone can be heard and will flash. itor separate processes, e.g. chilling dough.
Selecting further settings Activating or deactivating the – Deactivating the safety lock safety lock Touch the display. The safety lock can be activated to pre- appears. vent: Touch for approx. 6 seconds. – the appliance being switched off by mistake, The start screen will appear.
Selecting further settings Switching Sabbath mode on/off – Switching on Sabbath mode Touch . The appliance offers a Sabbath pro- gramme for the purposes of religious lights up orange. observance. Then lights up white in the display. The following are switched off: –...
Selecting further settings Setting the duration before the door Switching the sensor tone on / alarm sounds off The appliance has a door alarm. If a Every time a selectable field is touched door is open for a longer period of time a sensor tone sounds.
You can choose between degrees Tip: This data is important when report- Celsius °C and degrees Fahrenheit °F ing an appliance fault to Miele Service. for the temperature display. Confirm with to leave the informa- tion screen. Switching off Demo mode ...
This resets the counter and the or vacuum cleaner (e.g. use the dusting display changes back to the start brush for Miele vacuum cleaners). screen. A build-up of dust will increase the en- ergy consumption of the appliance.
Storing food in the refrigerator section This appliance has automatic Dynamic Danger of explosion. cooling, which helps to keep an even Do not store explosive materials in temperature when the fan is running, the appliance or any products con- making the difference between the taining propellants (e.g.
Storing food in the refrigerator section Food which is not suitable for Storing food correctly storage in the refrigerator sec- Food should generally be stored tion covered or packaged in the refrigerator section (there are some exceptions to Not all food is suitable for refrigeration this rule in the PerfectFresh Pro zone - at temperatures below 5°C as some see below).
Storing food in the PerfectFresh Pro zone The PerfectFresh Pro zone is divided The PerfectFresh Pro zone provides into two areas: ideal storage conditions for fruit, veget- ables, fish, meat and dairy products. The Info system (shown here in sec- Food stays fresh considerably longer tions) above the PerfectFresh Pro zone while retaining both flavour and vitam-...
Storing food in the PerfectFresh Pro zone Dry compartment Humidity controlled compart- ment , / The dry compartment is ideal for storing foods which perish easily, such as Humidity level not increased – fish and seafood; At the setting the humidity controlled compartment becomes a dry compart- –...
Storing food in the PerfectFresh Pro zone Regulating the humidity level in High humidity in the humidity con- the humidity-controlled com- trolled compartment can cause con- densate to build up on the floor of partment the compartment as well as beneath A slide control is used to regulate the the lid.
Storing food in the PerfectFresh Pro zone – Increased humidity / in the hu- Storage results for food stored midity controlled compartment is in the PerfectFresh Pro zone achieved by the moisture present in the food being stored, i.e. the more Observe the following tips if you find food stored in the compartment, the that food you have stored does not...
Adjusting the interior fittings (refrigerator section) Adjusting the door shelf / Adjusting the bottle rack bottle shelf Push the door/bottle shelf upwards, then remove it by pulling it forwards Replace the door/bottle shelf at the required position. Ensure that it is se- curely pushed back into position.
Adjusting the interior fittings (refrigerator section) Removing the PerfectFresh Pro zone drawers The drawers in the PerfectFresh Pro zone are on telescopic runners, and can be removed for filling, emptying or cleaning purposes. Remove the bottle shelf from the door to make it easier to take out the draw- ers.
Adjusting the interior fittings (refrigerator section) Moving the charcoal filters Moving and fitting the bottle holder With very strong smelling food (e.g. very ripe cheese): – Place the holder with the charcoal fil- ters on the shelf where this food is kept.
Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Storing frozen food To ensure that fresh food placed in the When buying frozen food to store in freezer freezes through to the core as your freezer, check quickly as possible, the maximum –...
Freezing and storing food fore freezing, but care should be Home freezing taken as the taste of some spices al- Only freeze fresh food which is in a ters when frozen. good condition. – Placing hot foods or drinks in the freezer causes food that is already Hints on home freezing frozen to partially thaw and increases...
Freezing and storing food Make a note of the contents and the - Freezing the maximum amount (see date of freezing on the packaging. data plate) Ensure ventilation slots at the back Before placing food in the freezer of the freezer section are always free section from obstruction.
Freezing and storing food Storage time for frozen food Defrosting The storage life of food is very variable, Frozen food can be defrosted in differ- even at a constant temperature of ent ways: -18 °C. Decomposition processes also – in a microwave oven, take place in frozen food, albeit at a very reduced speed.
Freezing and storing food Adjusting the interior fittings Never re-freeze partially or fully de- frosted food. Consume defrosted Removing the drawers and glass food as soon as possible as it will plates from the freezer section lose its nutritional value and spoil if left for too long.
Freezing and storing food Ice cubes Using accessories Cool pack The cool pack prevents the temperature in the freezer rising too quickly in the event of an interruption to the power supply. This can help prolong the stor- age time. ...
Defrosting Refrigerator section and Freezer section PerfectFresh Pro zone The appliance is equipped with a "Frost free" system. The freezer defrosts auto- The refrigerator section and the matically. PerfectFresh Pro zone defrost automat- ically. The moisture generated in the appli- ance collects on the condenser and is Condensate and frost can build up on automatically defrosted and dissipated...
Cleaning and care – glass cleaning agents (except to Do not let water get into the clean the glass front: for this a glass electronic unit or the lighting. cleaning agent containing a little al- cohol, but no citric or similar addit- ...
Cleaning and care Preparing the appliance for cleaning Switch the appliance off. appears in the display and cooling is switched off. Disconnect it from the mains. Take any food out of the appliance Pull off the front strip with the rollers. and store it in a cool place.
Cleaning and care The stainless steel trim with LED Dismantling the adjustable shelves / lighting has a metal disc (contacts) at adjustable shelves with lighting the front left corner which supply power to the LED lighting. The stainless steel trim with LED lighting must not be placed in water These can become damaged when when cleaning it.
Cleaning and care Dismantling the bottle and door Cleaning the interior and ac- shelves cessories The stainless steel trim on the Clean the appliance at least once a bottle and door shelves is not suit- month. able for cleaning in a dishwasher. Remove the trim before cleaning the Remove soiling immediately to prevent door shelves in a dishwasher.
Cleaning and care The following parts are suitable for Tip: It is important to treat the stainless cleaning in a dishwasher: steel trim with Miele stainless steel con- ditioning agent each time it is cleaned. The maximum temperature of the...
Cleaning and care Cleaning appliance doors and Use a glass cleaning agent which side panels contains a little alcohol but no citric or similar additives. If soiling is left on for any length of Using a glass cleaning agent con- time, it may become impossible to taining additives would cause streak- remove.
Replacement KKF-RF charcoal filters place the new filters with the raised can be obtained from your Miele edge pointing downwards in the dealer, Miele or via the internet at holder. www.miele-shop.com. Pull the charcoal filter holder upwards to remove it from the shelf.
Cleaning and care After cleaning Replace all shelves and accessories in the appliance. Reconnect to the mains and switch the appliance back on. Switch on the Super freeze function for a while so that the freezer section can cool down quickly.
Unauthorised installation, maintenance and repairs can cause considerable danger for the user. Installation, maintenance and repairs must only be carried out by a Miele au- thorised technician. Problem Cause and remedy The appliance is not The appliance has not been switched on.
Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The compressor is The doors have been opened too frequently, or a switching on more fre- large amount of fresh food has been placed inside quently and for longer and/or frozen at the same time. periods of time, so the ...
The door seal is damaged. Check whether the door seal is damaged. The door seal is dam- No tools are required to change the door seal. aged and needs to be Change the door seal. These are available from replaced. Miele.
Problem solving guide Display warnings Message Cause and remedy lights up in the dis- Demo mode is activated. play, the appliance does Switch off Demo mode (see "Selecting further set- not get cold, although tings - Switching off Demo mode"). the controls and the in- terior lighting are work- ing.
Problem solving guide Message Cause and remedy is lit up yellow in the The door alarm has been activated (also see "Tem- temperature display for perature and door alarm"). the refrigerator section Touch in the display. and/or the freezer sec- The alarm message is confirmed and the alarm stops.
Problem solving guide Message Cause and remedy lights up red in the The temperature alarm has been activated (see freezer section temper- "Temperature and door alarm"). The temperature in ature display and an the freezer section has risen higher or fallen lower alarm also sounds.
Problem solving guide Message Cause and remedy Indication of an interruption to the power supply: lights up red in the the temperature in the appliance over the last few display and an alarm days or hours has risen too high because of a power also sounds.
There is a fault. display, a fault code F To switch the alarm off touch in the display. with numbers appears Contact Miele. and an alarm also To report the fault you need the fault code and also sounds.
There are live electrical components under the lighting cover. The LED lighting may only be repaired or replaced by a Miele authorised service technician. Danger of injury from LED lighting. Light in- tensity corresponds to laser beam class 1/1M.
There are live electrical components under the lighting cover. The LED lighting may only be repaired or replaced by a Miele authorised service technician. Danger of injury from LED lighting. Light in- tensity corresponds to laser beam class 1/1M.
Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The LED lighting is not Liquid has spilt onto the LED lighting on one of the working on any of the shelves or the metal discs (contacts) in the left-hand shelves. shelf supports. The safety switch off mechanism has switched off the LED lighting on all the shelves.
Problem solving guide Other problems Problem Cause and remedy Food has frozen to- The food packaging was not dry when placed in the gether. freezer. Use a blunt instrument, e.g. a spoon handle or plastic scraper, to prise it apart carefully. The external walls of This is not a fault.
Noises Normal noises What causes them Brrrrr ... A humming noise is made by the motor (compressor). This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor switches Blubb, blubb ... A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes.
See end of this booklet for contact de- tails. For information on the appliance guar- antee specific to your country please When contacting your Dealer or Miele, contact Miele. please quote the model and serial num- ber of your appliance.
Information for test institutes All tests must be carried out according The PerfectFresh Pro zone satisfies to relevant standards and directives. the requirements of a chill compart- ment to EN ISO 15502. In addition, the following information provided by the manufacturer must be observed: –...
(AC 220-240 V 50 Hz supply). A longer back of the appliance as vibrations can connection cable is available from cause damage to these components. Miele. This, in turn, could result in a short cir- cuit. The fuse rating must be at least 10 A (13 A in the UK).
Electrical connection Connecting the appliance Insert the plug connector into the socket at the back of the appliance. Make sure that the plug connector has clicked into position correctly. Insert the mains plug into the mains socket and switch on. The appliance is now connected to the electricity supply: ...
Installation Do not place any appliance In environments with high hu- which gives off heat, such as a midity condensation can build up on toaster, mini-oven or double burner the external appliance panels. hob, on top of this appliance There is This can lead to corrosion of the the danger of these catching fire.
Installation Climate range Ventilation The appliance is designed for use within Air at the back of the appliance gets a certain climate range (ambient tem- warm. peratures) and should not be used out- To ensure efficient ventilation the side this range. The climate range of the ventilation gaps must not be covered appliance is stated on the data plate in- or blocked in any way.
Installation Fitting wall spacers supplied Limiting the opening angle of the door The wall spacers supplied must be The door hinges are set at the factory used in order to achieve declared en- so that the door can be opened up to ergy consumption values and to pre- 115°.
Installation Installation Aligning the appliance Two people are required for in- stalling the appliance. The appliance must be empty when it is installed. Move the appliance carefully on floors that are sensitive to scratching To align the appliance, adjust the to prevent damage.
Installation The appliance can be built into a kit- Building the appliance into a chen run (max. depth 580 mm) and in- kitchen run stalled directly next to a kitchen fur- niture housing unit. The appliance door If the ventilation gaps given are will protrude in front of furniture fronts not observed, the compressor will by 102 mm (approx.
Installation Appliance dimensions * Dimensions without wall spacers. Appliance depth is increased by 15 mm with the wall spacers supplied fitted. [mm] [mm] KFN 29683 D obsw 1180 KFN 29683 D brws 1180...
Changing the door hinging The appliance is supplied right-hand Removing the top covers hinged. If left-hand hinging is required, Open the upper appliance door. the hinges must be changed. Disconnect the appliance from the power supply before changing the door hinging! ...
Changing the door hinging Removing the soft-close Release the cable from the up- mechanism per door hinge Carefully release cable out of its router above the door hinge. Click the red safety aid (supplied Carefully pull cable strands out. with the appliance) into place in the ...
Changing the door hinging Removing the upper door Danger of injury when removing the upper door. Danger of injury when removing As soon as the hinge pin is located in the upper door. the upper door rather than in the The upper door is not secure as middle hinge plate, the lower door is soon as the bolt has been removed...
Changing the door hinging Removing the lower soft-close mechanism Open the lower door. Remove panel . Pull off cover and push the soft- close mechanism along until the hinge plate is accessible. Push out pin on the hinge plate from below and remove it.
Changing the door hinging Lift lower door off and put it down Removing the lower door carefully. Danger of injury when removing Changing the lower hinge plate the lower door. over As soon as the hinge pin is removed from the lower door in the following instructions, the door is no longer secured.
Changing the door hinging Changing the middle hinge plate over Remove cover and refit on the op- Pull off cover . posite side. Unscrew hinge plate with the pro- tective film underneath. Turn hinge plate through 180° and screw it with the protective film into position on the opposite side.
Changing the door hinging Changing the upper door hinge over Release cable from its router. Undo and remove screw from the door hinge , then take it off to- gether with the cable. Marking must sit on the edge of cable holder ...
Changing the door hinging Swing cable holder back in. Refit hinge pin from the side until it clicks into position. Fit upper door hinge onto the pins on the appliance. Secure door hinge with screws . ...
Changing the door hinging Preparing the doors Tip: Spread a suitable cover over a stable surface to protect the appliance door from damage. Place the door on it with the outside facing down. Carry out the following steps on both doors.
Changing the door hinging Refit door opening aid on the op- Secure door opening aid with the screws together with plastic collar . posite side. Do not tighten the screws. Tip: Check whether the opening aid moves easily by pressing it. If it does not, you will need to loosen the screws slightly.
Changing the door hinging Changing the soft-close mechanism over Insert soft-close mechanism on the door hinge side (at an angle ini- tially) so that it clicks into position. Then press the other end of the soft- close mechanism into the opening. ...
Changing the door hinging Inserting the door opening limiter Refitting the lower door supplied in the upper appliance door Insert door opening limiter (sup- plied with the appliance) in the open- ing on the lower edge of the appli- ance door.
Changing the door hinging Insert panel on the opposite side Securing the lower soft-close from the door hinge (at an angle ini- mechanism tially) and then click it into position. Open the lower door. Close the appliance door. ...
Changing the door hinging Refitting the upper door Fit holder with the cable connected to it into the opening: the tab with the Place upper door onto middle longer opening must face forwards. hinge pin and guide the upper ...
Changing the door hinging Securing the upper soft-close mechanism Open the door 90°. Fit the grey cable into the router. Insert plug . Tip: If necessary lay any remaining cable in a loop. Push on cover until it clicks into position.
Changing the door hinging Fitting the upper covers Fit cover on the door hinge. Fit panel so that it clicks into posi- tion. Push on outer cover . Close the appliance door.
Aligning the appliance doors The appliance doors can be aligned Align the upper door using the long with the appliance housing after they outer slots in the middle hinge plate: have been fitted. In the following illustration the door is not shown in the closed position to make it easier to see what you have to To align the lower door use the long...