Miele PG 8581 Operating Instructions Manual

Miele PG 8581 Operating Instructions Manual

Dental washer-disinfector
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Operating Instructions
Dental Washer-Disinfector
PG 8581
To prevent accidents and machine damage, read
en - US
these instructions before installation or use.
M.-Nr. 10 605 200


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Summary of Contents for Miele PG 8581

  • Page 1 Operating Instructions Dental Washer-Disinfector PG 8581 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read en - US these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 10 605 200...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the manual ...................... 7 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ................ 8 Symbols on the machine..................... 13 Intended use of the machine.................... 14 Proper use ........................... 14 Fields of application ......................14 Incorrect use........................14 General information for proper use ................. 15 Spray pressure and spray arm monitoring ................16 User profiles ........................
  • Page 4 Contents Adding and dispensing process chemicals .............. 44 Using process chemicals ....................44 Dispensing systems ......................44 Labelling of the siphons .................... 44 Rinse aid..........................45 Adding rinse aid ...................... 45 Refill indicator.........................  46 Dispensing rinse aid .......................  46 Neutralizing agent........................ 47 Replenishing neutralizing agent ..................
  • Page 5 Contents Display: Temperature......................80 Display: Brightness and contrast ..................81 Switch off after ........................82 Ready for operation (standby) .................. 82 Auto-Off function...................... 82 Switching off after activating.................. 83 Software version........................83 Program settings ....................... 84 Adjusting program settings ....................84 Program structure........................
  • Page 6 Frequently asked questions ................... 120 Cleaning the drain pump and non-return valve..............120 Cleaning the filters in the water inlet ................. 121 After sales service...................... 122 Contacting Miele Service ....................122 Software version........................ 123 Installation........................ 124 Installation and alignment ....................124 Built-under a continuous worktop..................125 Removing the lid......................
  • Page 7: Guide To The Manual

    Guide to the manual Warnings  Information which is important for safety is highlighted in a thick framed box with a warning symbol. This alerts you of potential danger of injury to people or damage to property. Read these warning notes carefully and observe the instructions and codes of practice described.
  • Page 8: Important Safety Instructions

    The manufacturer's cleaning and maintenance instructions must also be observed. Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by improper or incorrect use or operation of the machine.  This machine is intended for indoor use in a stationary location only.
  • Page 9 It is essential that this standard safety requirement is met. If in any doubt, please have the on-site wiring system tested by a qualified electrician. Miele cannot be held liable for the consequences of an inadequate grounding system (e.g.
  • Page 10 Always follow the recommendations of the process chemical manufacturer. In case of damage or doubt about compatibility, please contact Miele.  Instrument care products based on paraffin oils (white oils) can damage the elastomers and plastics of the washer-disinfector. Such...
  • Page 11 In critical applications where very stringent requirements have to be met, it is strongly recommended that all the relevant factors for the process, such as process chemicals, water quality, etc., are discussed with Miele.  The mobile units, baskets, modules and inserts that hold the wash load must be used only as intended.
  • Page 12 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS  The amount of residual solvents and acids on items going into the cabinet should be minimal. There should be no more than a trace of any solvents with a flash point of below 70°F (21°C).  Chloride solutions, in particular hydrochloric acid, must not be placed in the cabinet.
  • Page 13: Symbols On The Machine

    Using accessories  Only Miele accessories should be connected to this machine. They must be suitable for the application they are used for. Consult Miele for details on the type of accessories that can be used.  Only use Miele mobile units, baskets, modules and inserts with this machine.
  • Page 14: Intended Use Of The Machine

    – dental offices – clinics for dental applications – oral and maxillofacial surgery Incorrect use Do not use the Miele washer-disinfector as a machine for reprocessing – instruments for single use only – hand pieces and dental turbines...
  • Page 15: General Information For Proper Use

    Instruments must be disassembled according to the manufacturer's instructions. – follow Miele instructions for proper loading (included with specific accessories of the machine and in the section "Applications" of this manual) and instructions of the manufacturer of the instruments.
  • Page 16: Spray Pressure And Spray Arm Monitoring

    Spray arm speed can also be monitored, e.g. for prompt detection of blockages due to improper loading or foam in the water circulation system. Spray arm monitoring can be activated or deactivated by Miele Professional Service. User profiles Daily operators Daily operators must be instructed in operating and loading the washer-disinfector and trained regularly to guarantee safe daily use.
  • Page 17: Product Description

    Product description Machine overview Comfort door lock Rinse aid reservoir Module slot for a communication module Reservoir for reactivation salt (back, top right) Filter combination Test point for validation Toe kick cover (Top, front right; only visible with lid Rear of the machine: removed) –...
  • Page 18: Control Panel

    For opening the door before or after a program.  button (Drying Assistance) For switching drying assistance on and off. OK button For confirming selections or entries in the user interface (acknowledge or save).  Service interface Testing and transmission point for Miele Service.
  • Page 19: Leds In The Buttons

    Product description LEDs in the buttons The buttons on the control panel have LEDs that indicate the status of the machine. Button Status Button  The machine is switched on. FLASHES The machine is ready for use. The machine is switched off. Program The respective program has been selected.
  • Page 20: Operation

    Operation Control panel The machine is operated exclusively by the buttons located on the stainless steel surfaces on either side of the display. The display is not a touch screen. A light touch on the relevant button is sufficient to operate the functions.
  • Page 21: Switching On The Machine

    Press the  button until the button's LED lights up.  After that, the display will show the following, for example: PG 8581 As soon as the machine is ready for operation, the display changes to show the last selected program, e.g.
  • Page 22: Display Interface

    Operation Display interface The machine is controlled by menus. The menus are displayed in a 3- line display on the control panel. The name of the menu (top line) and up to two options are shown. The currently selected option is highlighted, e.g. Settings ...
  • Page 23: Settings In The Menu

    Operation Settings in the menu All menu descriptions in these operating instructions are structured as follows: Input procedure The input procedure describes the complete sequence required to reach a particular menu level. The menu options shown must be selected individually using the arrow buttons and then confirmed with Button ...
  • Page 24: Symbols In The Display

    Operation Symbols in the display  Navigation arrows If a menu consists of more than two options, two navigation arrows are shown at the side of the menu options. Settings  Language  Date Use the  and  arrow buttons on the control panel to navigate through the menu.
  • Page 25: Opening And Closing The Door

    Opening and closing the door Electronic door lock The machine is equipped with a Comfort door lock. When the door is closed, the Comfort door lock automatically pulls the door into the correct position, electronically locking the door. Opening the door An electronically locked door can only be opened if: –...
  • Page 26: Opening The Door Using The Emergency Release

    Opening and closing the door Opening the door using the emergency release The emergency release may only be used when it is no longer possible to open the door normally, e.g. in the event of power loss.  If the emergency release is operated during a program cycle, hot water and cleaning agents can escape.
  • Page 27: Water Softener

    Water softener Water hardness In order to achieve good cleaning results, the machine needs to operate with soft water. Hard water results in the build-up of calcium deposits on the load and in the machine. Mains water with a water hardness of 4 gr/gal (4 °dH) must be softened.
  • Page 28: Setting The Water Hardness Level

    Water softener Setting the water hardness level Water hardness can be set between 0 and 70 gr/gal (0 - 70 °dH). Open the menu as follows:   button       Additional settings Water hardness           Water hardness °dH (0 - 70 °dH ) The bottom line of the display shows the possible input range.
  • Page 29 Water softener Settings table gr/gal mmol/l Display gr/gal mmol/l Display CaCO 3 CaCO 3   0     0   0   0   650   6.5   1   20   1   670   6.7   2   40   2   680   6.8   3   50   3   700   7.0   4   70   4   720   7.2   5   90   5...
  • Page 30: Filling The Salt Container

    These may contain insoluble additives which can impair the functioning of the water softener. Reactivation salt is available from Miele, please contact Miele for ordering. See last page for contact information.  Inadvertently filling the salt reservoir with cleaning agent will cause serious damage to the water softener.
  • Page 31 Water softener  Do not fill the reservoir with water. The reservoir could overflow when filled with salt. Add salt only until the funnel of the salt reservoir is full, so that it  can close properly. Do not add more than 4 lbs. (2 kg) of salt. As the salt reservoir is being filled, displaced water (saline solution) may run out.
  • Page 32: Salt Refill Reminder

    Water softener Salt refill reminder If the salt level in the reservoir is low, the following reminder will appear: Refill salt Confirm the message with the OK button.  Fill the reservoir as described.  When the message first appears, there may be sufficient salt for a further program, depending on the water hardness level set.
  • Page 33: Application Technology

    Conversion must be carried out by Miele Service and is only available for selected basket models.  The assembly of connectors for the water supply of mobile units and baskets must be carried out by Miele Service.
  • Page 34: Adjusting The Height Of The Upper Basket

    Application technology Adjusting the height of the upper basket Height-adjustable upper baskets can be adjusted between three positions with 3/4" (2 cm) between each position to accommodate items of different heights. To adjust the height, the brackets with rollers on the side of the upper basket and the water connector at the back of the basket have to be moved.
  • Page 35 Application technology ... middle position: Move the roller brackets on both sides to the middle position and  secure them firmly. Position the stainless steel plate over the openings in the water  supply pipe so that one of the outer openings are covered. Secure the stainless steel plate at the top or bottom with 2 screws.
  • Page 36: Wash Pressure Measurement

    Application technology Wash pressure measurement The water pressure can be measured on all mobile units and baskets with spray arms, injector bars or other wash connections, e.g. during performance tests and validations in accordance with EN ISO 15883. Test point for On mobile units and baskets with spray arms and additional injector measuring water bars or other wash connections, there is a connection on the injector...
  • Page 37: Preparing The Load

    Special injector nozzles, irrigation sleeves or adapters may be required for appropriate internal cleaning, depending on the load. These, together with other accessories, are available from Miele. Protective measures for personal safety must be observed. Wear protective gloves when handling contaminated loads or use appropriate tools, e.g.
  • Page 38: Wet Loading

    Application technology – Only reprocess small items and micro components in special inserts, mesh trays with lids or mesh inserts. – Plastic items must be thermally stable. For validation purposes it is essential to follow the loading instructions given on the template. Observe the further information given in the following sections as necessary depending on the area of application.
  • Page 39: Recontamination

    While Miele washers automatically monitor critical parameters such as time, temperature and dispensing, periodic verification to ensure proper soil removal should be part of your quality and safety program. Miele also offers process documentation to support your periodic verification.
  • Page 40: Instruments

    Application technology Instruments Probes, Any deposits such as dental cement, composite, polishing paste or tweezers etc. similar must be removed immediately after examination of the patient, e.g with a swab, before it hardens. Instruments with particularly complex functional ends or very stubborn deposits may require ultrasonic pre-treatment.
  • Page 41: Chemical Processes And Technology

    This section is intended as a guide. If unforeseen interactions occur during reprocessing, or if you have any questions on this subject, please contact Miele. General notes Problem...
  • Page 42 – Regularly check the flow rate of the dispensing system. – Ensure that the regular cycle of maintenance is observed. – Please contact Miele Service for advice. Process chemicals can damage elastomers – Follow the chemical agent manufacturer's and plastics in the machine and instructions and recommendations.
  • Page 43 Chemical processes and technology Soiling Problem Solution The following substances can lead to a – Thoroughly rinse items in water heavy build-up of foam during washing and beforehand. rinsing: – Select a cleaning program with at least – Certain disinfecting agents and process one short pre-rinse in cold or hot water.
  • Page 44: Adding And Dispensing Process Chemicals

    The relevant safety regulations and the process chemical manufacturer's safety data sheets must be observed. Wear protective goggles and gloves. Contact Miele for information on suitable process chemicals. Dispensing systems The machine is equipped with an internal dispensing systems for process chemicals: –...
  • Page 45: Rinse Aid

    Adding and dispensing process chemicals Rinse aid Rinse aid is necessary to ensure water does not cling and leave marks on items, and to help items dry faster after they have been washed.  Residues of rinse aid remain on the surface of items after they have dried.
  • Page 46: Refill Indicator

    – If there are spots of water left on items after reprocessing, then the dispensing concentration is set too low. – If clouding or smearing appears on items, the dispensing concentration is set too high. In either case contact Miele Service and have the dispensing  concentration reset.
  • Page 47: Neutralizing Agent

    Adding and dispensing process chemicals Neutralizing agent For certain programs, neutralizing agent is dispensed in the interim rinse phase after washing to help prevent discoloration and corrosion spots on the instruments (especially around jointed areas). Neutralizing agent (pH setting: acidic) neutralizes any residues of alkaline process chemicals on the surface of the load.
  • Page 48: Refill Indicator

    It will be ready for use again when the supply container has been replaced. Dispensing The dispensing concentration is set by Miele Service. neutralizing agent Instrument care products  Instrument care products based on paraffin oils (white oils) can damage elastomers and plastics in the washer-disinfector.
  • Page 49: Process Chemicals

     Only use process chemicals which are suitable for washer- disinfectors. Do not use process chemicals for domestic machines. Contact Miele for available process chemicals. The machine is designed exclusively for use with liquid process chemicals. The liquid process chemicals are dispensed from an external supply container via a siphon.
  • Page 50: Refill Indicator

     If the container is empty, the machine will be locked against further use. It will be ready for use again when the supply container has been replaced. Dispensing liquid The dispensing concentration is set by Miele Service. process chemicals...
  • Page 51: Operation

    Operation Selecting a program ... Select a program using short-cut buttons , , or ..using the short-  cut buttons Press the  button and ... from the  program list use the  and  arrow buttons to highlight a program and confirm ...
  • Page 52 Operation Setting the start Select a program.  time Press the OK button before starting the program.  Start time Use the arrow buttons  (higher) and  (lower) to set the time and  press OK to confirm your selection. Each press of the OK button takes the highlighting to the next input position automatically.
  • Page 53: Drying Assistance

    Operation Drying assistance The additional "Drying Assistance" function accelerates the drying process at the end of the program. If drying assistance has been activated, the door will automatically open a bit at the end of the program to release steam from the cabinet.
  • Page 54: Program Cycle Display

    Operation Program cycle display After the program has started, the program sequence can be followed in the three-line display. Vario TD Dental Main wash 1 Time left Top line – Program name. The following parameters can be checked using the arrow buttons  Middle line and : Main wash 1...
  • Page 55: Canceling A Program

    Operation Canceling a program  If a program is canceled, the items in the machine must be reprocessed again.  Be careful when opening the door! The load could be hot. Risk of scalding, burning and chemical burns. Program canceled The program stops prematurely and an error message appears in the due to a fault display.
  • Page 56: Settings

    Settings  Settings  The structure of the menu is shown below. The menu incorporates all relevant functions to support daily routine tasks. In the structure overview all options which can be permanently selected have boxes  beside them. Factory settings are indicated by a check .
  • Page 57: Delay Start

    Settings  Delay Start This setting must be activated for delay start to be available for use. Open the menu as follows:   button       Settings  Delay start           Delay start – Delay start is deactivated. – Delay start is activated and can be used for all programs. Select an option using the ...
  • Page 58: Drying

    Settings  Drying The drying function can be preset or deactivated for all programs with a drying phase (see "Program charts"). The additional "Drying Assistance" function accelerates the drying process at the end of the program. If drying assistance has been activated, the door will automatically open a bit at the end of the program to release steam from the cabinet.
  • Page 59: Dos Priming

    Settings  DOS priming The dispensing system for liquid process chemicals can only dispense reliably if the system has been purged of air. The DOS system must be primed only if: – It is being used for the first time. –...
  • Page 60: Filter Maintenance

    Settings  Filter maintenance Cleaning the The filters in the wash chamber must be checked and cleaned daily, filters in the wash see "Maintenance/Cleaning the filters in the wash chamber". chamber A counter in the controls can be activated to remind you of the required cleaning at regular intervals.
  • Page 61 With a lower incidence of particles, weekly cleaning is sufficient. Miele recommends that you clean the tubular filter after every 10 program sequences. Interval (5 - 100) The setting value is entered in increments of 5.
  • Page 62: Language

    Settings  Language  The language set will be used in the display. Open the menu as follows:   button       Settings  Language            The flag symbol  after the Settings  Language  menu options acts as a guide if a language which you do not understand has already been set.
  • Page 63: Time Of Day

    Settings  Time of day The time of day is required for process documentation, Delay start, the machine log book and the display. The date format and the current time of day have to be set. There is no automatic adjustment between daylight savings time and standard time.
  • Page 64 Settings  Setting the clock To set the format for the time of day: Open the menu as follows:   button       Settings  Time of day                         Time of day Use the arrow buttons  (higher) and  (lower) to set the time and ...
  • Page 65 Settings  Display If necessary, the machine can set to standby for use during breaks in operation. – An option to display the time of day must be selected for this purpose. – Additionally, automatic shutdown must be activated and a standby duration set in "...
  • Page 66: Volume

    Settings  Volume A buzzer which is integrated into the control panel can give an acoustic signal in the following situations: – When buttons are pressed (keypad tone) – Program end – System messages (information) Open the menu as follows: ...
  • Page 67: Additional Settings

    Additional settings Additional settings menu incorporates all administrative processes and settings. Additional settings menu can only be accessed by using a PIN code. If you do not have the code, contact a user with appropriate access rights or cancel the process using the  button. In the structure overview all options which can be permanently selected have boxes ...
  • Page 68 Additional settings Move program     Vario TD Dental          Rinse                   Drain     Test program         Laboratory         Validation         Interface             Ethernet Module status                         DHCP RS232         Print reports             Language              Mode             Baud rate 9600 ...
  • Page 69: Code

    Access to the menu is therefore protected by a four digit PIN code.  If a code is lost, a new code must be issued by Miele Service. Entering a PIN When the...
  • Page 70  When a new code is entered, the old code is overwritten and is permanently deleted. Therefore it cannot be reinstated. If a code is lost, a new code must be issued by Miele Service. Open the menu as follows: ...
  • Page 71: Date

    Additional settings Date The date format and the current date have to be set. Selecting the date The selected date format appears in the display and in the process format documentation. Open the menu as follows:   button Additional settings      ...
  • Page 72 Additional settings Setting the date The current date will be set in the selected date format. Open the menu as follows:   button       Additional settings Date                         Date Use the arrow buttons  (higher) and  (lower) to set the day/ ...
  • Page 73: Log Book

    The entire life cycle of the machine, including consumption data for water and process chemicals, as well as operating hours and program cycles are recorded in the log book. Miele Service can also use the log book to calculate a recommendation for service intervals. Open the menu as follows: ...
  • Page 74: Report

    Additional in-depth knowledge is required to alter program settings and this should only be done by an experienced user or by a Miele Service Technician. More information can be found in "Program settings."...
  • Page 75: Program Release

    Additional settings Program release It is possible to block access to individual programs. Blocked programs are not available for selection; it can thus be ensured, for example, that only validated programs are used. Open the menu as follows:   button      ...
  • Page 76: Moving A Program: Allocating Program Selection Buttons

    Additional settings Moving a program: allocating program selection buttons You can sort the program selection list to suit your requirements and therefore also allocate the program selection buttons ,  and . Open the menu as follows:   button       Additional settings          ...
  • Page 77: Test Program

    Interface With Miele machines, cleaning processes can be documented. To enable this, Miele machines are equipped with a module slot on the back to take a Miele communication module. The communication module is available from Miele and comes with its own operating instructions.
  • Page 78 Additional settings Configuring the  The interface must be configured only by a qualified and interface competent person. Open the menu as follows:   button Additional settings       Interface           Interface Ethernet RS232 Ethernet – Configuration of an Ethernet interface. RS232 –...
  • Page 79 Additional settings RS-232 – Print reports Subsequent selection of cycle reports (see "Process documentation"). Language  – Any one of the following languages can be set for the RS232 interface: German, English (GB), French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish or Russian. Mode –...
  • Page 80: Water Hardness

    Additional settings Water hardness You can use this menu to set the water softener to the hardness of the water supply. For more information see "Water softener." Display: Temperature The wash cabinet temperature can be viewed during a program. Either the current actual temperature or the required temperature which has been preset for the current wash block is displayed.
  • Page 81: Display: Brightness And Contrast

    Additional settings Display: Brightness and contrast You can use this menu to adjust the brightness and contrast of the display. Open the menu as follows:   button Additional settings       Display           Display Contrast Brightness – Contrast Set the contrast. –...
  • Page 82: Switch Off After

    Additional settings Switch off after If the machine has not been used for a specific time period, it can be set to standby or switched off automatically. Ready for During standby, the machine remains switched on and the time is operation shown on the display.
  • Page 83: Switching Off After Activating

    Use the  (higher) and  (lower) arrow buttons to set the standby  duration. Press OK to save the setting.  Software version You can use this menu to view the software versions of individual elements, e.g. when contacting Miele Service. For more information, see "Service."...
  • Page 84: Program Settings

    The program settings should be adjusted to suit technical requirements and the load. Additional in-depth knowledge is required to alter program settings and this should only be done by an experienced user or by a Miele Service Technician. Program and dispensing changes must be documented for validated processes according to local regulations.
  • Page 85: Program Blocks

    Drying – Adequate drying reduces the risk of corrosion by residual moisture on the load. Program block parameters are accessible only to Miele Technical Service, with the exception of the dispensing of rinse aid and drying parameters.
  • Page 86: Opening The Menu

    Program settings Change program Reset program Change program – Programs can be adapted to suit specific technical requirements. Reset program – Reset a program to factory default settings. Programs newly installed by Miele Service will be deleted with this option.
  • Page 87: Resetting A Program

    Program settings Resetting a program Programs can be individually reset to factory default. Programs stored on a free memory location are irretrievably deleted.    ... Program settings           Reset program               All programs are then listed in the display. Use the  and  arrow buttons to select the program and confirm ...
  • Page 88: Altering A Program

    Vario TD Dental Accept Pre-rinse 1 All wash blocks which are allocated to the program are listed in the display. The allocation can be adapted as necessary by Miele Service. Accept Select the option and confirm with OK. ...
  • Page 89: Changing Water Quantity

    Program settings Changing water Increasing the water level is advisable if a large amount of water quantity clings to items due to the structure of the wash load or if a heavy build-up of foam might occur due to the type of soiling (e.g. blood) and the process chemicals used.
  • Page 90: Increasing Drainage Time

    Program settings Increasing If there is still water remaining in the wash cabinet at the end of a drainage time wash block, because e.g. the on-site drainage system is inadequate, the following error message will be displayed to enable water to be drained out of the wash cabinet within the designated time: Check drainage In this case, the drainage time can be increased.
  • Page 91: Drying Assistance

    Program settings Drying assistance The additional "Drying Assistance" function accelerates the drying process at the end of the program. If drying assistance has been activated, the door will automatically open a bit at the end of the program to release steam from the cabinet.
  • Page 92 Program settings Drying time After the cooldown time, the comfort door closing aid opens the door slightly to allow the moisture and heat remaining in the wash chamber to dissipate. At this point, the door is unlocked and can be opened at Program finished any time.
  • Page 93: Process Documentation

    There is no power loss memory for graphic information. Adding cycle Miele Service can add subsequent cycle numbers, e.g. in the event of numbers software updates or if the machine controls are replaced.
  • Page 94 Process documentation Communication module for external archiving A module slot is integrated into the back of the machine for a Miele communication module for permanent archiving of cycle reports. The module enables the installation of an Ethernet interface for documentation using documentation software or an RS-232 interface for connection to a report printer.
  • Page 95 Process documentation Process documentation using a report printer Process reports are printed via a directly connected report printer and archived on paper. Graphic representations are not included. An XKM RS232 10 Med communication module is required for direct connection. Report formats You can choose from two different report formats for paper archiving: –...
  • Page 96: Retrospective Output Of Cycle Reports

    Process documentation Retrospective output of cycle reports Internally stored reports can be output retrospectively from the machine. External software Data can be retrieved directly via the documentation software using an existing network connection. It is not necessary to input entries at the machine itself.
  • Page 97: Maintenance Measures

    Maintenance measures Maintenance Periodic checks must be carried out by Miele Technical Service after 1000 operating hours or every 18 months at the latest. Maintenance covers the following: – Electrical safety according to national regulations – Door mechanism and door seal –...
  • Page 98: Routine Checks

    Maintenance measures Routine checks The operator should conduct a series of routine checks. A routine check-list is supplied with the machine. It is recommended to do this check daily, weekly or monthly depending on usage. The following items must be checked: –...
  • Page 99 Maintenance measures Press the catches towards each other and pull the coarse filter  upwards to remove it. Remove the fine filter which sits loosely between the coarse filter  and the microfine filter. Remove the flat filter last.  Clean the filters.
  • Page 100: Checking And Cleaning The Spray Arms

    Also check that the spray arms can turn easily.   Immobile or blocked spray arms must not be used again. In this case, contact Miele Service. Cleaning the The spray arms in the machine as well as in the mobile units and...
  • Page 101  Visible wear on the bearings can adversely affect the long-term functioning of the spray arms. In this case, contact Miele Service. Replace the spray arms after cleaning.  Make sure the spray arms can rotate easily after they have been ...
  • Page 102: Cleaning The Machine

    Wipe the door seal regularly with a damp cloth to remove soiling.  and the door seal Have damaged or leaking door seals replaced by Miele Service. Remove any soiling from the door sides and hinges.  Regularly clean the groove in the base panel under the door with a ...
  • Page 103: Checking Mobile Units, Baskets, Modules And Inserts

    – Do the tubular filters have to be cleaned or filter plates, e.g., in an E 478/1, have to be replaced? Maintenance of Periodic checks must be carried out by Miele Technical Service after mobile units, 1000 operating hours or every 18 months at the latest.
  • Page 104: Process Validation

    Maintenance measures Process validation The standard of cleaning and intermediate-level thermal disinfection in the disinfection programs must be confirmed by the user as a routine matter. Safety checks and performance validation must be carried out in accordance with the internationally recognized standard EN ISO 15883.
  • Page 105 The test programs interrupt the program sequence automatically at specified points. The interruption is indicated by an audible signal tone and message on the display. Miele Technical Service can set the duration of the interruption to between 10 seconds and approx.
  • Page 106 Maintenance measures Activating a test Test programs are valid for only one program sequence each time. A program test program must be selected again for further tests. Open the menu as follows:   button Additional settings       Test program           Test program Laboratory –...
  • Page 107: Frequently Asked Questions

    The following guide may help you to find the reason for a fault, and how to correct it. You should, however, note the following:  Repairs may only be carried out by Miele Service. Repairs and other work conducted by an unqualified person could be dangerous for the user.
  • Page 108: Dispensing/Dispensing Systems

    Contact Miele Technical Service if there are leaks in the dispensing hose or a fault with the siphon. Highly viscous (thick) chemical agents can affect the dispenser monitoring and lead to inaccurate data. In this instance please contact Miele Service for advice.
  • Page 109: Insufficient Salt/Water Softener

    Frequently asked questions Insufficient salt/water softener Problem Possible cause and solution Refill salt Salt is running low in the water softener. Refill the reactivation salt before starting the next  program. Machine locking Insufficient Salt in the water softener is completely used up and salt reactivation is no longer possible.
  • Page 110: Cancel With Fault Code

     pressure in "Connection to the water supply" and "Technical data". Check the filter in the water inlet.  Contact Miele Technical Service for advice.  Fault 412-414 A program was canceled because the water intake volume is too high.
  • Page 111 Frequently asked questions Problem Possible cause and solution Fault 433 Protruding wash load items or other objects are preventing the door from being closed properly by the Comfort lock. Remove all objects and sort the wash load so that it ...
  • Page 112 Remove any kinks from the dispensing hoses and check  the hoses for leaks. Position the dispensing hoses so that they cannot kink. Vent the dispensing system.  If you identify any leaks in the dispensing hoses or defects on the siphons, contact Miele Technical Service.
  • Page 113 - The amount of water may be insufficient for the application. Increase the amount of water (see "Program settings"). If  necessary, consult Miele Technical Service. Fault 542 A program was canceled because the water in the wash chamber is only being pumped away slowly or not at all.
  • Page 114: Process-Related Faults And Messages

    Have the drying parameters for this program adjusted by  Miele Service. Wrong code entered The PIN code entered is not the same as the code saved. Enter the PIN code again.  Report the loss of the PIN code to Miele Service. ...
  • Page 115: Door

    Frequently asked questions Problem Possible cause and solution Test program: Test object This is not a fault. can now be removed A test program is running to check performance. At certain points in the program, the sequence is interrupted so that samples can be taken.
  • Page 116  Close the door and try to open it again using the   button. If it is still blocked: Contact Miele Technical Service.  Obstruction sensor Protruding wash load items or objects are blocking the door, e.g. towels. The door was closed before the door lock rail was fully retracted.
  • Page 117: Unsatisfactory Cleaning And Corrosion

    The wash load is spotty. The rinse aid reservoir is empty. Refill the reservoir.  The rinse aid concentration is set too low. Contact Miele Service to have the dispensing  concentration reset. Spray arm monitoring/wash pressure Problem Possible cause and solution Spray arm monitoring - Upper The rotation speed set has not been reached.
  • Page 118: Water Inlet And Drainage

    Frequently asked questions Problem Possible cause and solution Spray pressure exceeds The wash pressure differs from the reference value. tolerance Possible causes of fluctuations in the wash pressure include: - defective water connections, - open adapters, - foam build-up. Identify and resolve the cause of this. ...
  • Page 119: Printer/Serial Interface

    Check the printer for fault messages.  Change the printer cartridge if necessary.  Network down The communication module has identified a network interruption or cannot establish a connection. Consult your network administrator.  If the problem cannot be resolved: Contact Miele Service. ...
  • Page 120: Cleaning The Drain Pump And Non-Return Valve

    Frequently asked questions Cleaning the drain pump and non-return valve If water was not pumped away at the end of a program, there may be a foreign object in the drain pump or blocking the non-return valve. Take the filter combination out of the wash chamber (see ...
  • Page 121: Cleaning The Filters In The Water Inlet

    Frequently asked questions Cleaning the filters in the water inlet Filters are incorporated into the water inlet connection on the hose to protect the water inlet valve. If these filters get dirty they must be cleaned as otherwise too little water will flow into the wash cabinet. ...
  • Page 122: After Sales Service

    After sales service Contacting Miele Service  Repairs should only be carried out by a Miele technician in accordance with local and national safety regulations. Unauthorized or incorrect repairs could cause personal injury or damage the machine. To avoid unnecessary service calls, check that the fault has not been caused by incorrect operation when an error message first appears.
  • Page 123: Software Version

    After sales service Software version When contacting Miele, you may need to supply the different software version numbers. This information can be found in the menu "Additional settings." Open the menu as follows:   button       Additional settings Software version          ...
  • Page 124: Installation

    Installation Installation and alignment Please refer to the installation diagram provided.  In order to reduce the risk of water damage, the area around the machine should be limited to furniture and fittings that are designed for use in commercial environments. The machine must be stable and horizontal.
  • Page 125: Built-Under A Continuous Worktop

    Screw the machine to the continuous worktop through the holes in  the front trim on the left and right. Please contact Miele to secure it at the sides to adjacent cabinetry. Venting the  The gaps between a built-in machine and adjacent cabinetry...
  • Page 126: Electromagnetic Compatibility (Emc)

    Installation Cover plate/ A cover plate/countertop protector is available from Miele and may be Countertop advisable, depending on installation location. protector The cover plate protects the lower edge of the countertop from steam damage. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) The machine has been tested for electromagnetic compatibility and is...
  • Page 127: Electrical Connection

    – For increased safety, it is highly recommended to protect the machine with a 30 mA residual current device (RCD). – If replacing the power cord, use only original Miele replacement parts. Further notes on electrical connection are given in the Installation diagram supplied with the machine.
  • Page 128: Peak-Load Cut-Out

    The machine is suitable for use in an energy management system. For this purpose, it must be technically adapted and the controls reset by Miele Technical Service. Please contact Miele Technical Service for further information. Peak-load In the event of a peak load cut-out, some machine components such management as the heater element will be switched off for a while.
  • Page 129: Plumbing

    – The maximum permitted static water pressure is 145 psi (1,000 kPa). – If the water pressure does not fall into the stated range, contact Miele Service for advice. – More information on DI water connection can be found at the end of this section.
  • Page 130 DI water connections below 4.4 psi (30 kPa) gage pressure require connection for a the installation of an external booster pump, which can be requested non-pressurized through Miele Service. Installation of the pump must be carried out by system below Miele Service. 4.4 psi (30 kPa)
  • Page 131: Connecting The Water Drain

    – The machine drainage hose should be connected to a separate drain for the machine only. If no separate drain is available, Miele recommends connecting it to a dual-chamber siphon.  As standard, the drain water of the machine will reach temperatures greater than 158°F (70°C).
  • Page 132: Program Chart

    Program chart Program Application: Pre-rinse Programmable program for special applications; (Free memory) programming through Miele Technical Service. Programmable program for special applications; (Free memory) programming through Miele Technical Service. Cleaning and disinfection program according to Vario TD Dental EN ISO 15883 for processing wash loads with normal soiling.
  • Page 133 CWxx = CW proportion in mixed water as percentage (CW70 = 70% CW + 30% HW); DI = fully demineralized water Min = Holding time in minutes (x) = Optional program block; Activation on request through Miele Technical Service. DOS 1 = Process chemicals DOS 2 = Rinse aid (door dispensing) DOS 3 = Neutralizing agent...
  • Page 134: Technical Details

    UL Std. No. 61010-1 (2nd Edition), IEC 61010-2-040:2006 Manufacturer's address Miele & Cie. KG, Carl-Miele-Strasse 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany * If installed above 4,921 ft (1,500 m) the boiling point of water will be lower. In this case the disinfecting temperature and...
  • Page 135: Caring For The Environment

    Consult with local authorities, dealers or Miele in order to dispose of and recycle electrical and electronic appliances. Miele assumes no responsibility for deleting any personal data left on the appliance being disposed.
  • Page 136 Please have the model and serial number of your machine available when contacting Technical Service. U.S.A. Miele, Inc. National Headquarters 9 Independence Way Princeton, NJ 08540 Phone: 800-991-9380 Fax: 609-419-4241 www.miele-pro.com proinfo@mieleusa.com Technical Service & Support Phone: 800-991-9380 Fax: 800-220-1348 proservice@mieleusa.com...

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