Operating and installation instructions Built-in vacuum drawer 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. 11 168 360...
Contents Warning and Safety instructions................ 4 Caring for the environment ................ 13 Guide to the appliance .................. 14 Overview of the drawer ..................14 Controls and display ..................... 15 Accessories supplied .................... 16 Cleaning for the first time ................... 17 Operation......................
Contents Electrical connection .................. 50 After sales service.................... 52 Contact in case of malfunction ................52 Data plate ......................52 Warranty ........................ 52...
They contain important notes on installa- tion, safety, use and maintenance. Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-compliance with these Warning and Safety instructions. Keep these instructions in a safe place and ensure that new users...
Warning and Safety instructions Correct application The drawer is intended for domestic use and use in other similar environments. The drawer is not intended for outdoor use. The drawer is only for domestic use to vacuum and seal food in vacuum bags intended for this purpose, to vacuum seal preserving jars, jars with twist-off lids and vacuum-proof containers made of plastic or stainless steel.
Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children Children under the age of 8 years must be kept away from the drawer unless they are constantly supervised. Children aged 8 and older may only use the drawer without super- vision if they have been shown how to use it and are able to do so in a safe manner.
Unauthorised installation, maintenance and repairs can cause considerable danger for the user. Installation, maintenance and re- pairs must only be carried out by a Miele authorised technician. A damaged drawer can be dangerous. Always check for visible signs of damage. Never use a damaged appliance.
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.
Warning and Safety instructions If the drawer is installed behind a furniture panel (e.g. a door), en- sure that the door is never closed whilst the drawer is in use. Heat and moisture can build up behind a closed furniture panel and cause subsequent damage to the drawer, the housing unit and the floor.
Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Danger of burning. The sealing bar gets hot during operation. The weld seam of the vacuum sealing bag is also heated to a very high temperature during the sealing process. Do not touch the sealing bar or the weld seam immediately after the vacuuming process.
Warning and Safety instructions Never insert the tubes attached to the drawer into any body ori- fices. Vacuum sealing preserving jars and jars with twist-off lids in the closed va- cuum sealing chamber: Danger of injury. Damage and cracks in jars or glass/twist-off lids can cause implosion.
Warning and Safety instructions Cleaning and care Danger of electric shock. The steam from a steam cleaning appli- ance could reach live electrical components and cause a short cir- cuit. Do not use a steam cleaner to clean the warming drawer.
/ 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 of.
Guide to the appliance Overview of the drawer a Air filter cover (see “Installation”) b Glass lid with chamber seal Push down on the little black triangle to close the glass lid. c Sealing bar in the vacuum chamber and counterpressure bar on the underside of the glass lid d Drawer front with Push2open mechanism The drawer can be opened and closed by lightly pressing the drawer front...
Guide to the appliance Controls and display Sensors a Switching the drawer on/off b Setting the vacuum level c Setting the sealing level/sealing the bag early d Setting the vacuum level for external containers e Starting the vacuum-sealing process for external containers f Cancelling the vacuum/sealing process and/or cancelling the drying cycle g Carrying out a drying cycle Note: This sensor only lights up if a drying cycle needs to be carried out (see...
The accessories supplied with your ap- ovens with pressure. pliance as well as a range of optional ones are available to order from Miele VB 1828 vacuum sealing bags (see “Optional accessories”). 50 bags for storage and sous vide...
Cleaning for the first time Remove any protective wrapping and Cleaning the drawer for the stickers. first time Do not remove stickers carrying Take all accessories out of the safety or installation information or drawer. the data plate. ...
Operation – Use boil-proof bags if you want to Important information for use cook food sous vide after vacuum – Only vacuum seal food. sealing it. – Only use food that is fresh and in – Select a suitable bag size for the size good condition.
Operation Tips Danger of injury caused by im- plosion. – Freeze liquids before vacuum sealing Damage to the glass lid can cause them. You can then fill the bag ²/₃ full. implosion. – Fold the edges of the vacuum sealing Preserving jars and jars with twist-off bag outwards for filling.
Operation Using the vacuum settings There are 3 vacuum sealing settings. The higher the vacuum settings selected, the greater the vacuum. Vacuum Intended use settings Packaging, portioning and storing Suitable for – Food that is prone to squashing, e.g. lettuce, berries or crisps –...
Operation Using the sealing levels There are 3 levels for sealing vacuum bags. The sealing level to select depends on the material thickness of the bag: the stronger the bag, the higher the sealing level. Level 3 is recommended for the vacuum sealing bags supplied.
Operation Vacuuming and sealing bags Danger of injury caused by im- plosion. Fill the vacuum sealing bag. Damage to the glass lid can cause Open the drawer and the glass lid. implosion. Place the vacuum sealing bag in the Do not under any circumstances use vacuum chamber so that the open the drawer if the glass lid is dam-...
Operation Sealing the bag early If you notice during the vacuuming process that liquids are threatening You can end the vacuuming process to spill out, you can end the process before reaching the selected vacuum and seal the bag early (see “Opera- settings and seal the bag early.
Operation Vacuum sealing preserving jars Danger of injury caused by im- and jars with twist-off lids plosion. Damage and cracks in jars or glass/ Close the jar with its appropriate lid twist-off lids can cause implosion. and rubber seal or with the twist-off Only vacuum jars and lids which are lid.
Operation After the vacuuming process A signal sounds. Open the glass lid. Danger of burning due to hot surfaces. The sealing bar is hot. Do not touch the sealing bar immedi- ately after the vacuuming process. Remove the jar from the vacuum chamber.
Operation Vacuuming external containers Danger of injury caused by im- plosion. The process for vacuuming a container ® External glass containers can im- from the caso vacuum container set is plode during vacuuming. described below. Only use vacuum-proof containers made of plastic or stainless steel.
Operation If an excessive amount of bubbles form, you can cancel the vacuuming process by pressing the sensor control (see “Operation – Cancelling the vacuuming process”). After the vacuuming process A signal sounds. Detach the connector from the con- tainer lid.
Operation After use Cancelling a vacuuming pro- cess Touch the sensor control to switch the drawer off. You can cancel a vacuuming process at any time, e.g. if you notice during the Clean and dry the drawer and any ac- process that the edge of the bag is not cessories as described in “Cleaning positioned correctly or that the closure...
Cleaning and care Switch the drawer off to clean it. Danger of injury due to electric shock. The drawer and accessories should be cleaned and dried thoroughly after The steam from a steam cleaning ap- each use. pliance could reach live electrical components and cause a short cir- ...
Cleaning and care Cleaning the drawer front and Cleaning the vacuum adapter glass lid Clean the vacuum adapter with a clean sponge and a solution of hot Remove soiling and fingerprints with water and washing-up liquid or a a standard domestic glass cleaner or clean, damp microfibre cloth.
Cleaning and care Carrying out a drying cycle When carrying out the drying cycle, the vacuum chamber must be empty When food is vacuumed, moisture gets and free of liquid residues. into the oil circulation system in the va- Clean and dry the vacuum chamber cuum pump.
If, after resetting/replacing the trip switch in the fuse box or the residual current protection device, the drawer will still not turn on, contact a qualified electrician or the Miele Customer Service Department. There was a loud bang The transit device has not been not removed and the during operation.
Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The vacuuming process The oil in the vacuum pump has become extremely takes longer than ex- hot. pected. Leave the drawer to cool for an hour before start- ing another vacuuming process. ...
Flatten the rubber. The sealing bar and/or the counterpressure bar is damaged. Call Miele to have it replaced. The bag is not maintain- The vacuum sealing bag has been damaged by sharp ing the vacuum al- pointed objects, e.g. pointed pasta shapes or a bone.
Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The weld seam is de- The sealing bar and/or counterpressure bar are dirty fective or not properly or there are liquid residues on the sealing bar. sealed in one or more Clean and dry the sealing bar and/or counterpres- places.
2 minutes between each process to prevent the oil from overheating again. If the problem occurs again, contact the Miele Ser- vice Department. The vacuuming process The required final vacuum could not be achieved.
These products can be ordered through 180 x 280 mm (W x H), D = 90 µm the Miele Webshop. They can also be ordered from Miele VB 2435 (pack of 50) (see end of this booklet for contact de- For storing and sous vide cooking of li- tails) or from your Miele dealer.
Miele as being suitable. Miele cannot guarantee trouble-free operation if the appliance is operated in combination with appliances other than those quoted by Miele as being suitable. The base on which the drawer and the combination appliance are fitted must be fixed in place and must support the weight of both ap- pliances.
Installation notes The drawer can be used in combination with the following Miele built-in appli- ances: – All 60 cm wide ovens – All 60 cm wide steam ovens – All 60 cm wide coffee machines – All 60 cm wide microwave ovens – The 60 cm wide Dialog oven When building in the drawer with a combination appliance, the combination appli- ance is placed on top of the drawer without the need for an interim shelf.
Installation dimensions All dimensions are given in mm. Installation in a tall or base unit The furniture housing unit must not have a back panel fitted behind the build- ing-in niche. If the drawer is to be installed in a base unit underneath a hob, please also ob- serve the installation instructions for the hob as well as the building-in depth re- quired for the hob.
Installation Fitting the air filter and removing the The drawer has an integrated va- safety screws cuum pump which contains oil. To prevent oil from leaking out, the drawer must be transported and stored in a horizontal position only. Do not tilt the drawer and do not stand it up on its side.
Installation Remove the safety screws from Screw the air filter onto the va- the back of the drawer. cuum pump using a screwdriver. Oil may leak while transporting the drawer. Remove the air filter before trans- porting the drawer and plug the va- cuum pump with the transit device .
Installation Fitting the anti-tipping mechanism Installing the drawer Danger of injury due to incorrect installation. The drawer is heavy and will tip for- wards when open. Installation must be carried out by two people. Keep the drawer closed until it has been fitted to the side walls of the housing unit using the supplied anti- tipping mechanism.
Installation Installing and connecting the drawer When the drawer is first connected, or after an interruption to the power sup- Check that the air filter is fitted and ply, all of the sensor controls and in- the safety screws have been removed dicators in the display will light up for from the back of the drawer (see “In- approx.
Installation Aligning the front of the drawer After installing the combination appli- ance, it may be necessary under certain circumstances to align the front of the drawer and adjust the gap between the drawer and the combination appliance. To help you do this, there are 2 screws behind the drawer front with which the front is fixed to the drawer housing.
(RCD) with a trip range of gerous. Miele cannot be held liable 30 mA. for unauthorised work. Miele cannot be held liable for dam- age or injury caused by the lack of or inadequacy of an on-site earthing system (e.g. electric shock).
These supply during repair or service work. cables are available from the manufac- After disconnection, ensure the ap- turer or from Miele Service. pliance cannot be switched back on by mistake. To disconnect the appliance from the...
In the event of any faults which you cannot remedy yourself, please contact your Miele Dealer or Miele Service. Contact information for Miele Service can be found at the end of this document. Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded for training pur- poses and that a call-out charge will be applied to service visits where the problem could have been resolved as described in this booklet.