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. 09 552 580...
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 ................... 17 Before using for the first time ................17 Switching off......................17 Switching off for longer periods of time ..............
Contents Clean the compressor and metal grille at the back of the appliance....34 After cleaning ......................34 Problem solving guide .................. 35 Noises........................ 41 After sales service.................... 42 Contact in case of malfunction ................42 Warranty ........................ 42 Electrical connection .................. 43 Installation......................
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.
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.
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.
Miele authorised service technician. Otherwise the warranty is invalidated. Miele can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when genu- ine original Miele replacement parts are used. Faulty components must only be replaced by Miele spare parts.
Only use genuine original Miele accessories and spare parts with this appliance. Using accessories or spare parts from other manu- facturers will invalidate the warranty, and Miele cannot accept liabil-...
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 ap- pliance.
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 them- selves in and endangering their lives. ...
/ recycling centre for electrical and electronic ap- pliances, or contact your dealer or Miele for advice. You are also respons- ible (by law, depending on country) for deleting any personal data that may be stored on the appliance being disposed...
How to save energy Normal energy consump- Increased energy con- tion sumption Installation / 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 On/Off button d Alarm symbol b Super freeze button e Super freeze symbol c Display f Lock symbol The brightness of the display g Temperature display changes automatically to the set h Temperature selector button brightness level if the appliance has not been used for a while.
Guide to the appliance This drawing is for illustration purposes only. a Freezer drawers (number depends on model)
Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching off Packaging material Remove all packaging material from the inside of the appliance. Press the On/Off button until the dis- Cleaning play goes out. Please refer to the relevant instruc- The cooling system switches off.
The correct temperature It is very important to set the correct Setting the temperature temperature for storing food in the ap- pliance. Micro-organisms will cause food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly. Tem- perature influences the growth rate of ...
The correct temperature Temperature display The temperature display on the control panel always shows the temperature in the warmest part of the appliance. The temperature display will flash if: – the temperature is not within the range that can be displayed, e.g. be- cause the appliance has just been switched on.
Using Super freeze Switching off Super freeze Super freeze function The Super freeze function will switch off Switch on Super freeze before putting automatically after approx. 65 hours. fresh food into the freezer. The Super freeze symbol will go out This helps food to freeze quickly and re- and the appliance will run at normal tain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours and...
Temperature alarm The appliance has been fitted with a Switching the temperature warning system which ensures that the alarm off early temperature in the freezer cannot rise If the noise disturbs you, you can unnoticed. switch the alarm off if you wish. If the temperature in the freezer be- comes too warm, the temperature and the alarm symbol ...
Selecting further settings Settings mode Certain settings on the appliance can only be selected in settings mode. Press the Super freeze button briefly Display brightness to confirm your choice. Activating or deactivating the The last setting used will appear in the lock display.
Selecting further settings Activating or deactivating the lock – To deactivate the lock The lock can be activated to prevent the appliance being switched off by mistake. – To activate the lock Press the Super freeze button for ap- prox.
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 – Placing hot foods or drinks in the Home freezing freezer causes food that is already Only freeze fresh food which is in a frozen to partially thaw and increases good condition. energy consumption. Allow hot foods and drinks to cool down before pla- Hints on home freezing cing them in the freezer.
Freezing and storing food Before placing food in the appliance - Freezing the maximum amount (see data plate) When freezing more than 1 kg of Remove the lowest freezer drawer. fresh food, switch on the Super freeze function some time before pla- ...
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 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.
Defrosting The freezer does not defrost automatic- When defrosting the freezer ally. 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.
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 de- the lock is still activated (see "Selecting frosts.
Defrosting After defrosting Clean the freezer, then dry it thor- oughly. 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.
Cleaning and care We recommend using lukewarm water Do not let water get into the with a little washing-up liquid to clean electronic unit. surfaces of the appliance. Steam from a steam cleaning ap- The following pages contain import- pliance could reach the electrical ant information on cleaning.
Cleaning and care Cleaning the interior and ac- Cleaning the front of the appli- cessories ance and the side panels Clean the appliance regularly, at If soiling is left on for any length of least once a month, and every time it time, it may become impossible to is defrosted.
Switch on the Super freeze function cleaned on a regular basis with a brush or vacuum cleaner (e.g. use the so that the appliance can cool down dusting brush for Miele vacuum quickly. cleaners) Once the temperature in the freezer is...
Check whether the mains fuse has tripped. There could be a fault with the appliance, the household electrical wiring or another electrical appliance. Contact a qualified electrician or Miele. The compressor runs This is not a fault. To save energy, the compressor continuously.
Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The compressor is The ventilation gaps in the housing unit have been switching on more fre- covered or become too dusty. quently and for longer Do not block the ventilation gaps. periods. ...
Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The compressor comes This is not a fault. The set temperature is too high. on less and less often Adjust the temperature. and for shorter periods Check the temperature again after 24 hours. of time.
Problem solving guide Display warnings Message Cause and remedy The lock is activated. The symbol is lit up in the You cannot switch the appliance off. display. Deactivate the lock (see "Selecting settings - Ac- tivating or deactivating the lock"). Two bars are flashing in A temperature will not be shown in the display until the display.
Do not activate this setting although the controls for domestic use. and the interior lighting Contact the Miele Service Department for informa- are working. tion on deactivating Demo mode. "F0 to F5" appears in There is a fault.
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.
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 ...
Electrical connection The appliance is supplied with a power Do not connect the appliance to the cable and moulded plug ready for con- mains electricity supply by an extension nection to an AC 230 V 50 Hz supply. lead. Extension leads do not guarantee the required safety of the appliance The fuse rating must be at least 10 A (e.g.
Installation When installing the appliance, please Fire risk and danger of damage! note: Appliances which give off heat, such as toasters, mini-ovens or double – The socket must be easily accessible burner hobs, can catch fire. in an emergency, not concealed be- hind the appliance.
Installation Climate class Appliances supplied with wall spacers This refrigeration appliance is designed for use within specific ambient temper- The wall spacers supplied with some atures (climate range). Do not use in appliances must be used in order to ambient temperatures for which it is not achieve declared energy consumption designed.
Installation Installing the appliance Aligning the appliance Two people are required for in- stalling the appliance. The appliance must be empty before it is moved. Do not under any circumstances remove the pouches (depending on model) located between the back of ...
Installation Building the appliance into a * The appliance depth is increased by kitchen run approx. 35 mm for appliances with wall spacers fitted. If the ventilation gaps given are The appliance can be built into a kit- not observed, the compressor will chen run and installed directly next to a run more frequently and for longer kitchen furniture housing unit.
C D E F [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] F 12016 S-2 611* 1130 F 12020 S-2 611* 1174 F 12020 S-3 611* 1174 * Dimensions without wall spacers fitted. The appliance depth is increased by 35 mm with the wall spacers supplied fitted.
Changing the door hinging The appliance is supplied right-hand (The hinge pin can be removed and hinged. If left-hand hinging is required, screwed back in using the hexagon the hinges must be changed. key supplied.) Place a suitable cover on the floor in ...
Changing the door hinging Changing over the door handle Carefully remove cover and stop- pers from the sides. Slide cover over to the left and then insert a suitable plastic or wooden tool into the gap on the right hand side.
Changing the door hinging Loosen screws from the handle side and in the middle and then take the handle off. Turn the handle 180° and refit it on the opposite side. First screw in at the side and then in the middle .