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Operating and installation instructions
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. 09 613 920



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions 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 M.-Nr. 09 613 920...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning and Safety instructions................ 4 Caring for the environment ................ 12 How to save energy.....................  13 Guide to the appliance .................. 15 Switching on and off ...................  16 Before using for the first time ................16 Cleaning and care ....................  16 Switching off......................
  • Page 3 Contents Electrical connection .................. 37 Installation...................... 38 Location......................... 38 Side-by-side ......................39 Ventilation ......................39 Before installing the appliance ................40 Building-in dimensions .................. 41 Limiting the opening angle of the door .............  42 Changing the door hinging .................  43 Installing the appliance..................
  • Page 4: Warning And Safety Instructions

    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 incorrect use of the appliance.
  • Page 5 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.
  • Page 6: Technical Safety

    In the event of any damage: – avoid naked flames or anything which creates a spark, – 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.
  • Page 7  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.
  • Page 8 Miele authorised service technician. Otherwise the guarantee is invalidated.  Miele can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when genuine original Miele replacement parts are used. Faulty components must only be replaced by Miele spare parts.
  • Page 9  Only use genuine original Miele accessories and spare parts with this appliance. Using accessories or spare parts from other manufacturers will invalidate the guarantee, and Miele cannot accept...
  • Page 10: Transporting The Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Cleaning and care  Do not use any oils or grease on the door seals, as these will cause the seals to deteriorate and become porous with time.  Do not use a steam cleaning appliance to clean or defrost this appliance.
  • Page 11: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance  Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door latch or lock unusable. This way you will prevent children from accidentally locking themselves in and endangering their lives.  Splashes of coolant can damage the eyes.
  • Page 12: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material Electrical and electronic equipment often 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 transportation.
  • Page 13: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Installation site / In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, unventilated Maintenance room. Protected from direct In direct sunlight. sunlight. Not near to a heat source Near to a heat source (radiator, oven).
  • Page 14 How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Drawers and shelves arranged 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.
  • Page 15: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a On/Off button b Temperature selector button c Temperature display d Super freeze button and indicator light e Alarm off button and indicator light f Freezer drawers g Ventilation...
  • Page 16: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching off for longer periods of time Packaging material  If, during a long absence, the  Remove all packaging material from appliance is switched off but not the inside of the appliance. cleaned and the door(s) left shut, Cleaning and care there is a danger of mould building...
  • Page 17: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature It is very important to set the correct Setting the temperature temperature for storing food in the The temperature can be adjusted from appliance. Micro-organisms will cause -15 °C to -32 °C. food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
  • Page 18: Temperature Display

    The correct temperature Temperature display The temperature display on the control panel always shows the required temperature. The temperature display will flash if: – the temperature is not within the correct range, e.g. because the appliance has just been switched on. –...
  • Page 19: Door Alarm

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

    Using Super freeze Super freeze function Switching off Super freeze Switch on Super freeze before putting The Super freeze function will switch fresh food into the freezer. itself off automatically after approx. 65 hours. The quantity of fresh food placed This helps food to freeze quickly and in the freezer will determine the duration retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours before the Super freeze function...
  • Page 21: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food – the temperature at which the frozen Maximum freezing capacity food is being stored in the shop. The To ensure that fresh food placed in the length of time it can be kept is freezer freezes through to the core as reduced if it has been stored at a quickly as possible, the maximum temperature warmer than -18 °C.
  • Page 22: Home Freezing

    Freezing and storing food before freezing, but care should be Home freezing taken as the taste of some spices Only freeze fresh food which is in a alters 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...
  • Page 23: Before Placing Food In The Appliance

    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)  Remove the lowest freezer drawer. Before placing food in the appliance  Place the food flat on the bottom of ...
  • Page 24 Freezing and storing food Storage time for frozen food Defrosting The storage life of food is very variable, Frozen food can be defrosted in even at a constant temperature of different ways: -18 °C. Decomposition processes also – in a microwave oven, take place in frozen food, albeit at a very reduced speed.
  • Page 25: Ice Cubes

    Freezing and storing food Ice cubes  Never re-freeze partially or fully defrosted food. Consume defrosted food as soon as possible as it will lose its nutritional value and spoil if left for too long. Defrosted food may only be re-frozen after it has been cooked.
  • Page 26: Defrosting

    Defrosting The freezer does not defrost  When defrosting the freezer automatically. make sure that you do not damage the evaporator as this would cause In normal use, ice and frost will form in irreversible damage to the appliance. the freezer, e.g. on the internal walls. How much ice and frost accumulates in Do not scrape off ice and frost and the appliance will depend on the...
  • Page 27 Defrosting  Switch the appliance off. To defrost The display goes out and cooling is  The longer the food is left out at switched off. If this does not happen, room temperature, the faster it then the safety lock is still activated defrosts.
  • Page 28 Defrosting After defrosting  Clean the freezer then dry it thoroughly.  Close the appliance door.  Reconnect to the mains and switch the appliance back on.  Switch on the Super freeze function so that the freezer can cool down quickly.
  • Page 29 Cleaning and care  Cleaning and conditioning agents Do not let water get into the used inside the appliance must be electronic unit or the lighting. food safe.  Steam from a steam cleaning To avoid damaging all the surfaces of appliance could reach the electrical your appliance, do not use: components and cause a short...
  • Page 30: Cleaning And Care

     After cleaning, wipe with clean water brush or vacuum cleaner (e.g. use the and dry with a soft cloth. dusting brush for Miele vacuum cleaners)  Leave the door open to air the appliance for a short while and to prevent odours building up.
  • Page 31: After Cleaning

    Cleaning and care After cleaning  Close the appliance door.  Reconnect to the mains and switch the appliance back on.  Switch on the Super freeze function so that the appliance can cool down quickly. The indicator light will come ...
  • Page 32: Problem Solving Guide

     Unauthorised installation, maintenance and repairs can cause considerable danger for the user. Installation, maintenance and repairs must only be carried out by a Miele authorised technician. Problem Cause and remedy The appliance does not The appliance has not been switched on.
  • Page 33 Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The compressor runs This is not a fault. To save energy, the compressor continuously. runs at a lower speed, but for longer, when less cooling is required. The compressor is The ventilation gaps in the housing unit have been switching on more covered or become too dusty.
  • Page 34 Problem solving guide Other problems Problem Cause and remedy The door to the freezer This is not a fault. The suction caused by opening will not open because it and closing the door is preventing the door from has been opened and opening.
  • Page 35: Noises

    Noises Normal What causes them noises Brrrrr ... A humming noise is made by the motor (compressor). This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor switches on. Blubb, A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating blubb ...
  • Page 36: After Sales / Guarantee

    See end of this booklet for contact been resolved as described in this details. booklet. 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 37: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection The appliance is supplied with a power Do not connect the appliance to the cable and moulded plug ready for mains electricity supply by an extension connection to an AC 230 V 50 Hz lead. Extension leads do not guarantee supply.
  • Page 38: Installation

    Installation   Fire risk and danger of damage! In environments with high This refrigerator must not be installed humidity condensation can build up underneath a hob. on the external appliance panels. This can lead to corrosion of the panels. Location For prevention, it is advisable to This appliance should be installed in a...
  • Page 39: Side-By-Side

    Installation Side-by-side Ventilation The left side of this appliance has side Ventilation takes place through a wall heating making it suitable for ventilation grille in the appliance installing next to a refrigerator. Each plinth. appliance must be installed in its own niche.
  • Page 40: Before Installing The Appliance

    Installation Before installing the appliance  Remove the cable clip from the back of the appliance.  Remove the red transport safety device  and close the hole left by it with the stopper  supplied.  Check that all parts at the back of the appliance are unhindered.
  • Page 41: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions Plinth height B depends on the building-under height: With a niche height of 820 mm the plinth height will be 100 - 170 mm. The plinth height depends on the height of the furniture front panel. With a niche height of 870 mm the plinth height will be 150 - 220 mm.
  • Page 42: Limiting The Opening Angle Of The Door

    Limiting the opening angle of the door The door hinges are set ex works to enable the door to be opened wide. However if the opening angle of the door needs to be limited for any reason, the hinge can be adjusted to accommodate this.
  • Page 43: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging Appliance door Do not change the door hinging if this appliance is to be installed side-  Open the appliance door. by-side with a refrigerator. Each appliance must be installed in its own niche and the freezer must be installed to the right of the refrigerator.
  • Page 44 Changing the door hinging  Remove the locking pins from the top of the hinges. To remove the soft-close mechanism  Danger of injury. The soft-close mechanism snaps shut when dismantled.  Place the door with the outer side  Remove screws  and plug the downwards on a stable surface.
  • Page 45 Changing the door hinging To secure the soft-close mechanism  Place the door with the outer side downwards on a stable surface again.  Hang appliance door onto pre-fitted screws, and tighten screws securely.  Screw ball joint  of soft-close ...
  • Page 46: Installing The Appliance

    Installing the appliance Weight of the furniture door Positioning the appliance Before fitting a furniture door, ensure  The feet should be almost fully that the weight of the door does not screwed in when you push the exceed the maximum permitted: appliance into the niche.
  • Page 47: Aligning The Appliance

    Installing the appliance This will create a gap all round of 42 Aligning the appliance mm to the front edges of the housing  Hold the plinth facing at the side and unit side walls. pull it forwards and off. On furniture with door fittings (e.g.
  • Page 48 Installing the appliance The ventilation grill must not be covered.  Use an allen key to unscrew both front feet. Tip: As soon as the feet have been unscrewed slightly, you can adjust them with a screwdriver at the bottom of the Building-under Dimension D foot (see small illustration).
  • Page 49: Securing The Appliance In The Niche

    Danger of injury! The soft close granite worktop is available from mechanism snaps shut when Miele. dismantled.  Unscrew mounting  and pull the soft-close mechanism  downwards  Use chipboard screws (4 x 19 mm) to to remove it.
  • Page 50 Installing the appliance  Using a pencil, lightly mark a line  A gap of 8 mm must be set between down the centre of the inside of the the appliance door and the fixing furniture door . bracket.  Hang fixing bracket with the fitting ...
  • Page 51 Installing the appliance  Whilst counterholding adjusting bolts  with a screwdriver, tighten nuts  on the appliance door with screwdriver.  Hang the furniture door onto adjusting bolts .  Loosely attach nuts  on the adjusting bolts.  Close the door and check the distance between the door and neighbouring furniture doors.
  • Page 52 Installing the appliance  Screw mounting  onto the hinge and tighten securely.  Open out soft-close mechanism   Attach the appliance door and the and hook it into ball joint . furniture door using screws through fixing brackets : – Drill holes in the furniture door (mark the position of the holes first).
  • Page 53 Installing the appliance To make sure the appliance is correctly fitted: – The door must close properly. – The door must not touch the housing unit. – The seal at the top edge of the handle side must fit properly. ...
  • Page 55 Tel: +971 4 3044 999 Tel: (01) 461 07 10, Fax: (01) 461 07 97 Fax: +971 4 3418 852 E-Mail:, Internet: 800-MIELE (64353) Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG E-Mail: Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany Internet:
  • Page 56 F 9122 Ui-2  en-GB M.-Nr. 09 613 920 / 01...