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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. 09 290 830

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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. 09 290 830...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning and Safety instructions................ 4 Caring for the environment ................ 12 Saving 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 ..............18 The correct temperature..................
  • Page 3 Contents Cleaning the ventilation gaps ................36 Cleaning the compressor and metal grille at the back of the appliance ....36 After cleaning ......................37 Problem solving guide .................. 38 Noises........................ 43 Service........................ 44 Contact in case of malfunction ................44 Warranty ........................
  • Page 4: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Miele cannot be held liable for injury or damage caused by non- compliance with these instructions. Keep these instructions in a safe place and pass them on to any future owner.
  • Page 5 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. ...
  • Page 6 – Ventilate the room where the refrigeration appliance is located for several minutes. – Contact the Miele Customer Service Department.  The more coolant there is in a refrigeration appliance, the larger the room it should be installed in. In the event of a leakage, if the ap- pliance is in a small room, there is the danger of combustible gases building up.
  • 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 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.
  • Page 9  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- ity.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions  Sharp edged or pointed objects will damage the evaporator, caus- ing irreversible damage to the appliance. Do not use sharp edged or pointed objects to – remove frost and ice, – separate frozen foods or remove ice trays. ...
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance  If your old refrigeration appliance has a door lock, destroy it. This will prevent the risk of children playing accidentally locking them- selves in and endangering their lives.  Splashes of coolant can damage the eyes. Be careful not to dam- age any part of the pipework whilst awaiting disposal, e.g.
  • Page 12: Caring For The Environment

    Miele. By law, you are solely re- sponsible for deleting any personal data from the appliance prior to disposal. Take care not to damage your refrigera-...
  • Page 13: Saving Energy

    Saving 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).
  • Page 14 Saving 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 doors necessary and for as short a for long periods will cause a time as possible.
  • Page 15: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a On / Off button d Lock symbol b Super freeze button e Menu symbol  (Settings mode: c Display for altering the display brightness The brightness of the display level, changes automatically to the set for switching the lock on/off). brightness level if the appliance has f Alarm symbol not been used for a while.
  • Page 16 Guide to the appliance This drawing is for illustration purposes only. a Freezer drawers (number depends on model)
  • Page 17: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching the refrigeration ap- pliance on Packaging material To enable the temperature to get suffi-  Remove all packaging material from ciently cold inside the refrigeration ap- the inside of the appliance. pliance, allow the appliance to run for Protective foil approx.
  • Page 18: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off Switching off for longer peri- ods of time If, during a long absence, the refri- geration appliance is switched off but not cleaned and the door(s) left shut, there is a risk of mould forming inside the appliance. It is essential to clean the refrigera- tion appliance.
  • Page 19: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature It is very important to set the correct Setting the temperature temperature for storing food in the ap- pliance. Bacteria will cause food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly. Temperature influ- ences the growth rate of these bacteria. ...
  • Page 20: Temperature Display

    The correct temperature Temperature display The temperature display on the control panel always shows the required tem- perature. The temperature can be adjusted from -15 °C to -32 °C. The temperature display will flash if: – The temperature is not within the range that can be displayed, e.g.
  • Page 21: Using Super Freeze

    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...
  • Page 22: Temperature Alarm

    Temperature alarm The appliance has been fitted with a – The refrigeration appliance has a warning system which ensures that the fault. temperature in the freezer cannot rise The alarm symbol  will go out when unnoticed. the temperature reaches the correct level again.
  • Page 23: Selecting Further Settings

    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 activate the lock.  Activating or deactivating the The lock symbol  will flash. The lock -15 °C and -21 °C fields in the temper- ature display go out.
  • Page 24 Selecting further settings The lock symbol  will light up as well Altering the display brightness as the -18 °C field in the temperature The display brightness can be adjusted display. to suit lighting conditions in the room. The display brightness can be set to one of 5 different settings.
  • Page 25 Selecting further settings  Press the button for setting the tem- perature repeatedly until the bright- ness level you want is reached. The more fields that are lit up in the temperature display, the brighter the display.  Press the Super freeze button briefly to confirm your choice.
  • Page 26: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Storing frozen food To ensure that fresh food placed in the Never re-freeze partially or fully de- freezer freezes through to the core as frosted food. Defrosted food may quickly as possible, the maximum only be re-frozen after it has been freezing capacity must not be ex- cooked.
  • Page 27: Home Freezing

    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.
  • Page 28: Before Placing Food In The Appliance

    Freezing and storing food  Place the frozen goods flat on the Before placing food in the appliance bottom of the appliance or in contact  When freezing more than 1 kg of with the interior cabinet side walls, so fresh food, switch on the Super that it freezes through to the core as freeze function some time before pla- quickly as possible.
  • Page 29: Storage Time For Frozen Food

    Freezing and storing food Storage time for frozen food Defrosting frozen goods The storage life of food is very variable, Never re-freeze partially or fully de- even at a constant temperature of frosted food. Defrosted food may only -18 °C. Decomposition processes also be re-frozen after it has been cooked.
  • Page 30: Cooling Drinks Quickly

    Freezing and storing food Cooling drinks quickly Using accessories When cooling drinks quickly in the Making ice cubes freezer, make sure bottles are not left in for more than one hour; otherwise they could burst, causing injury and damage. Adjusting the interior fittings Removing the drawers and glass ...
  • Page 31: Defrosting

    Defrosting Freezer  Risk of damage from an incor- rect defrosting process. The freezer does not defrost automatic- ally. When defrosting the freezer, make sure that you do not damage the In normal use, ice and frost will form in evaporator as this would cause irre- the freezer, e.g.
  • Page 32 Defrosting  Remove any loose pieces of ice. To defrost  Use a sponge or towel to soak up the The longer the frozen goods are left defrosted water as often as neces- out at room temperature, the faster sary. they deteriorate.
  • Page 33: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning agents Do not let water get into the elec- tronic unit or the lighting. Cleaning and conditioning agents used inside the appliance must be  Risk of damage due to moisture food safe. ingress. The steam from a steam cleaner can To avoid damaging all the surfaces of damage plastic and electrical com- your appliance, do not use:...
  • Page 34: Preparing The Appliance For Cleaning

    Cleaning and care  Leave the door open to air the appli- Preparing the appliance for ance for a short while and to prevent cleaning odours building up.  Switch the appliance off. The following parts cannot be cleaned  Disconnect the appliance from the in a dishwasher: mains.
  • Page 35: Cleaning The Door Seal

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the door seal All surfaces are susceptible to scratching. Contact with unsuitable  Risk of damage as a result of in- cleaning agents can alter or discol- correct cleaning. our the surfaces. If you treat the door seal with oils or See the information on “Cleaning grease, it can become porous.
  • Page 36: Cleaning The Ventilation Gaps

    (e.g. use the  Risk of damage as a result of in- dusting brush for Miele vacuum correct cleaning. cleaners) Cables and other components can get broken off, bent or damaged.
  • Page 37: 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.  Once the temperature in the freezer is sufficiently low, place the food back in the freezer drawers and put them back in the freezer.
  • Page 38: Problem Solving Guide

    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 Service. The compressor runs This is not a fault. To save energy, the compressor continuously.
  • Page 39 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 of time. The ...
  • Page 40 The indicator light flashes several times every flashing at the back of 5 seconds. the appliance at the A fault has occurred. bottom near the com-  Call Miele. pressor (depending on The indicator light flashes regularly every model). 15 seconds. The electronic unit for Not a fault.
  • Page 41 Do not activate this setting although the appliance for domestic use. controls are working.  Contact the Miele Service Department for informa- tion on deactivating Demo mode.
  • Page 42 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.
  • Page 43: 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 44: Service

    Please quote the model and serial num- ber of your appliance when contacting Miele. This information can be found on the data plate. The data plate can be found inside the appliance.
  • Page 45: Installation

    It can, however, be installed next to an- other refrigeration appliance with built- in heating as long as they are in separ- ate niches. Please contact your Miele retailer to find out which appliances are suitable for this method of installation.
  • Page 46 Installation Climate range  Risk of damage due to condens- This refrigeration appliance is designed ation on external appliance panels. for use within specific ambient temper- In environments with high humidity, atures (climate range). Do not use in condensation can build up on ex- ambient temperatures for which it is not ternal appliance panels, which can designed.
  • Page 47: Ventilation

    Installation Ventilation Appliances supplied with wall spacers  Risk of fire and damage due to The wall spacers supplied with some insufficient ventilation. appliances must be used in order to If the refrigeration appliance is not achieve declared energy consumption ventilated sufficiently, the com- values.
  • Page 48: Installing The Appliance

    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 ...
  • Page 49: Installing The Refrigeration Appliance In A Run Of Kitchen Units

    Installation Installing the refrigeration appliance in a run of kitchen units  Risk of fire and damage due to insufficient ventilation. If the refrigeration appliance is not ventilated sufficiently, the com- pressor will run more frequently and for longer periods. This will result in increased energy consumption and a higher operating temperature for the compressor.
  • Page 50 Installation When installed next to a wall , a dis- tance of at least 50 mm must be main- tained on the hinge side between the wall  and the refrigeration appli- ance . This equates to the distance that the handle protrudes by when the door is open.
  • Page 51: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions A  B  C  D  E  F  [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] F 12011 S-2 610* 1129 F 12011 S-3 610* 1129 * Dimensions without wall spacers fitted. The appliance depth is increased by 35 mm with the wall spacers supplied fitted.
  • Page 52: Changing The Door Hinging

    Installation Changing the door hinging The refrigeration appliance is supplied with hinges on the right. If left-hand hinging is required, the hinges must be changed.  Place a suitable cover on the floor in front of the appliance to protect the appliance door and your floor from damage.
  • Page 53: Changing Over The Door Handle

    Installation Changing over the door handle  Carefully remove the cap  and stoppers  from the sides. Be careful not to let the tool slip out and damage the appliance surface.  Slide the cover  over to the left and then insert a suitable plastic or wooden tool ...
  • Page 54 Installation  Loosen the 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 .
  • Page 55: Electrical Connection

    Installation Do not connect the appliance to the Electrical connection mains electricity supply by an extension The appliance is supplied with a mains lead. Extension leads do not guarantee cable and moulded plug ready for con- the required safety of the appliance nection to an AC single-phase 220–...
  • Page 59 Tel: +65 6735 1191 Fax. +971 4 3418 852 Fax: 011-46 900 001 Fax: +65 6735 1161 800-MIELE (64353) E-mail: customercare@miele.in E-Mail: info@miele.com.sg E-Mail: info@miele.ae Internet: www.miele.in Internet: www.miele.sg Website: www.miele.ae Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG, Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany...
  • Page 60 F 12011 S-1, F 12011 S-2 en-GB M.-Nr. 09 290 830 / 03...

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