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Wine conditioning unit/freezer combination (nofrost)
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Operating and installation instructions
Wine conditioning unit/freezer
combination (NoFrost)
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. 10 999 990


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Wine conditioning unit/freezer combination (NoFrost) 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. 10 999 990...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning and Safety instructions................ 5 Caring for the environment ................ 14 Saving energy ......................  15 Guide to the appliance .................. 17 Ice cube maker with integrated ice cube tray ............18 Accessories ...................... 20 Accessories supplied .................... 20 Side-by-side fitting kit ..................20 Optional accessories.....................
  • Page 3 Contents Explanation of the different Settings ..............41 Using the minute minder  (QuickCool timer) ..........41 Switching the ice cube maker on and off............ 42 Switch the feature lighting on and off, or the duration it is on ....43 Switching / on and off ................43 Switching the wine conditioning unit off ............
  • Page 4 Contents Cleaning the front of the appliance and the side panels........61 Cleaning the ventilation grille ................62 Cleaning the door seal ..................62 Replacing the Active AirClean filters ..............63 After cleaning ......................64 Problem solving guide .................. 65 Noises........................
  • Page 5: 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 6 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 7: Technical Safety

    – 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 8 If the electrical connection cable supplied is damaged, it must only be replaced by an original spare part to prevent a hazard for the user. Miele can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when ori- ginal Miele spare parts are used.
  • Page 9 The ice-cube maker must only be connected to a cold water sup- ply.  Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by a faulty mains water connection.  While the appliance is under warranty, repairs should only be un- dertaken by a Miele authorised service technician.
  • Page 10: Correct Use

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct use  The appliance is designed for use within a certain climate range (ambient temperatures), and should not be used outside this range. The climate range for your appliance is stated on the data plate in- side the appliance.
  • Page 11  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 12 Warning and Safety instructions Cleaning and care  Throw away the first 3 batches of ice to rinse the ice cube maker and the water pipes. Do this: – before using for the first time – if the ice cube maker has not been used for a long time –...
  • Page 13: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Transport  Always transport the appliance in an upright position and in its ori- ginal transport packaging to avoid damage in transit.  Danger of injury and damage to the appliance. The refrigeration appliance is very heavy and must be transported by two people. Disposal of your old appliance ...
  • Page 14: 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- tion appliance’s pipework before or dur-...
  • Page 15: 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 16 Saving energy Normal energy consump- Increased energy con- tion sumption Wooden shelves, drawers and glass shelves arranged as they were when the appli- ance 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 17: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a Control panel with display b Interior lighting/feature lighting c Fan (DynaCool) with active charcoal filters (Active AirClean) d Wooden shelves with labels (FlexiFrames with Noteboard) e Isolator plate for thermal separation of the wine conditioning zones f Interior lighting/feature lighting g Fan (DynaCool) with active charcoal filters (Active AirClean)
  • Page 18: Ice Cube Maker With Integrated Ice Cube Tray

    Guide to the appliance Ice cube maker with integrated ice cube tray For the automatic ice-cube maker to operate, it must be connected to a mains water supply (see “Mains water connection”). The ice-cube maker can be turned off An ice-cube tray , in which the ice independently of the refrigeration ap- cubes are produced, is integrated in the pliance if you do not want to make any...
  • Page 19 Guide to the appliance Symbols on the display Controls Symbol Meaning  Settings mode For selecting settings (see “Selecting further settings”) / Minus/plus For altering a setting (e.g. temperature) For confirming a setting / Left/right navigation ar- For scrolling in Settings mode to select a setting ...
  • Page 20: Accessories

    Accessories Door opening angle limiter Accessories supplied Active AirClean filter The active charcoal filters in the back wall achieve optimum air quality by fil- tering the incoming air. The door hinges are set ex works to en- able the door to be opened up to 115°. Chalk If the appliance door hits an adjacent wall when opened, for example, the...
  • Page 21: Optional Accessories

    Accessories XKS 3100 W WiFi stick Optional accessories (Miele@home) A range of useful Miele accessories and care products are available for your ap- pliance. Accessories are available to order via the Miele Webshop, from Miele dir- ectly (see back cover for contact de- tails) or from your Miele dealer.
  • Page 22: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Before using for the first time Connecting the appliance  Connect the appliance to the electri- Packaging material city supply as described in “Electrical  Remove all packaging material from connection”. the inside of the appliance. Protective foil removal ...
  • Page 23: Switching On And Off

    Do not place food in the freezer until it zones = 12 °C has reached the required coldness (at least -18 °C). – Temperature in the freezer section = -18 °C  Standby  Touch  briefly. The welcome message will appear in the dis- Miele - Willkommen play for approx. 3 seconds.
  • Page 24: Start Screen

    Switching on and off The display is divided into several fields Start screen for this purpose: °C The temperature display for the wine conditioning zones is in the two up-  °C per fields. °C  Touch one of the temperature displays to access the required wine condition- Star screen - pre-set temperatures ing zone display.
  • Page 25: Switching Off

    Switching on and off Switching off the wine conditioning Switching off zones separately You can switch the appliance off in Set- The two wine conditioning zones can tings mode (see “Selecting further set- be switched off at the same time tings”).
  • Page 26 Switching on and off Switching the wine conditioning  zones on separately (if previously switched off)    °C    Start screen - Wine conditioning zones switched off °C  The  symbol lights up in the temperat- ure displays for both wine conditioning Start screen - Wine conditioning zones zones.
  • Page 27: 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 28: The Optimum Temperature And Air Quality

    The optimum temperature and air quality Wine keeps on maturing depending on Type of wine Recommended the surrounding conditions. The length drinking of time for which wine can be kept in temperature* good condition will therefore depend Light, fruity reds: +14 °C to +16 °C not only on the temperature but also on the air quality.
  • Page 29: Setting The Temperature

    The optimum temperature and air quality Isolator plate for thermal separation Setting the temperature The unit comes with a fixed isolation The temperatures for the wine condi- panel that partitions the interior of the tioning zones and for the freezer section wine conditioning unit into two separate can be set independently of one an- temperature zones.
  • Page 30: Temperature Display

    The optimum temperature and air quality  Touch immediately after setting Temperature display the temperature to confirm your entry. In normal operation the temperature  Or wait approximately 8 seconds display shows the current temperat- after the last touch of a sensor. The ure in the middle of the wine condi- temperature will then be automatically tioning zone, and the current temper-...
  • Page 31: Air Quality And Humidity

    The optimum temperature and air quality DynaCool  (constant humidity) Air quality and humidity DynaCool raises the relative humidity In most refrigerators the humidity is too inside the whole of wine conditioning low for wine and therefore a refrigerator unit. It also distributes the humidity and is not suitable for wine storage.
  • Page 32: Air Filtration With The Active Airclean Filters

    The optimum temperature and air quality Functions that are switched on are not displayed in the start screen. After an interruption to the power sup- ply any function that was previously switched on will be switched off. Displaying a selected function ...
  • Page 33: Using Super Freeze

    Using Super freeze The Super freeze  function can also Switching SuperFreeze on and off be switched on.  Touch the temperature display. Super freeze function    For optimum results switch on the Su- °C per freeze function before putting fresh food into the freezer section.
  • Page 34: Temperature And Door Alarm

    Temperature and door alarm The appliance has been fitted with a Freezer section temperature alarm warning system which ensures that the  If the temperature in the freezer temperature in the freezer section and section remains above -18 °C for a in the wine conditioning zones cannot long time, check that the frozen food rise unnoticed and to avoid energy be-...
  • Page 35: Door Alarm

    Temperature and door alarm Switching the temperature alarm off Door alarm early and checking the warmest tem- The refrigeration appliance is fitted with perature a warning system to avoid increased If the noise disturbs you, you can energy consumption and prevent stored switch the alarm off if you wish.
  • Page 36 Temperature and door alarm Switching the door alarm off early If the noise disturbs you, you can switch the alarm off if you wish.  Touch   The current temperature is shown in the display. The alarm will stop.
  • Page 37: Selecting Further Settings

    Level 1–7 (level 1 = 30 sec)  door alarm is triggered  (level 2 = 1 min)  Miele@home system settings Further setting options are de- (only visible if the WiFi stick scribed in the fitting and in- has been fitted) stallation instructions, which are enclosed with the stick.
  • Page 38 Selecting further settings  Access information about your Display (important when re- refrigeration appliance porting a fault to Miele Service)  Reminder to replace the Active On (symbol orange) / Off AirClean filters  Clean ventilation grille reminder On (orange symbol)/off ...
  • Page 39 Selecting further settings Selecting the setting you want Selecting further settings In Settings mode , certain settings °C can be adjusted and functions selected, allowing you to adjust the refrigeration  °C appliance to suit your requirements. °C  See the following pages for more in- formation on these settings.
  • Page 40 Selecting further settings Entering values   All values entered must be confirmed  with  . If the value is not confirmed the display will revert to the start screen    after approx. 15 seconds and the set or altered values will not be adopted.
  • Page 41: Explanation Of The Different Settings

    Selecting further settings – When the minute minder duration Explanation of the different has elapsed Settings An audible signal will sound and  will Using the minute minder  (Quick- flash. Cool timer)  Touch the display. The minute minder can be used to time The start screen appears.
  • Page 42: Switching The Ice Cube Maker On And Off

    Selecting further settings Switching the ice cube maker on Tip: If the ice cube maker is switched and off off, the ice cube drawer can be used as an extra drawer for freezing fresh food  Danger to health! and storing frozen food. The first three batches of ice cubes After a power failure, the ice cube made after the ice cube maker is...
  • Page 43: Switch The Feature Lighting On And Off, Or The Duration It Is On

    Selecting further settings Switch the feature lighting on and off, Switching / on and off or the duration it is on  The safety lock can be activated to pre- The interior lighting can be set to re- vent: main on when the door is closed so –...
  • Page 44: Switching The Wine Conditioning Unit Off

    Selecting further settings – Deactivating the safety lock  Switching Sabbath mode  on and  Touch the display. The appliance offers a Sabbath pro-  appears. gramme for the purposes of religious  Touch  for approx. 6 seconds. observance. The following are switched off: The start screen will appear.
  • Page 45: Setting The Time Before The Door Alarm  Is Triggered

    Selecting further settings – Switching Sabbath mode on Setting the time before the door alarm  is triggered  Touch .  The refrigeration appliance has a door  lights up orange. alarm. If a door is open for a longer Then  lights up white in the display. period of time an alarm will sound (if this has not been switched off: see “Setting the volume/Switching alarms...
  • Page 46: Switching The Sensor Tone  On / Off

    Selecting further settings Switching the sensor tone  on / Setting the display brightness   off  You can set the display brightness in  Every time a selectable field is touched the segment bar: a sensor tone sounds. You can switch If all segments are filled in, the max- this on ...
  • Page 47: Resetting To The Factory Default Settings

    The  symbol will then appear in the Tip: This data is important when report- start screen in the temperature display ing an appliance fault to Miele Service. and an audible tone will sound (if Confirm with to leave the informa- switched on).
  • Page 48: Clean Ventilation Grille  Reminder

    Tip: The ventilation grille should be cleaned on a regular basis with a brush or vacuum cleaner (e.g. use the dusting brush for Miele vacuum cleaners). A build-up of dust will increase the en- ergy consumption of the appliance. Touch the symbol to confirm the mes- sage.
  • Page 49: Storing Wine Bottles

    Storing wine bottles Vibration and movement have a negat-  Risk of injury from falling wine ive effect on the maturing process, bottles. which can in turn affect the taste of the Wine bottles may become wedged in wine. the wooden shelves above and fall To avoid disturbing other bottles when out of the wine conditioning unit removing a bottle of wine, store bottles...
  • Page 50: Wooden Shelves

    Storing wine bottles Annotating wooden shelves Wooden shelves For quick and easy identification of the wines stored, you can write on the blackboard-painted surface on the magnetic strips on the wooden shelves. Use the chalk supplied. You can write directly on the magnetic strip or remove it from the wooden shelf.
  • Page 51: Maximum Capacity

    Storing wine bottles Maximum capacity  Risk of damage! Do not exceed the maximum load- bearing capacity of 25 kg for each wooden shelf. Stacking bottles on the wooden shelves should be avoided. Up to 42 Bordeaux bottles (0.75 l) can be stored in the wine conditioning unit.
  • Page 52: 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 53: Home Freezing

    Freezing and storing food – Freezing the maximum amount of Home freezing food (see data plate) Only freeze fresh food which is in a If the ventilation slots are blocked the good condition. cooling performance will decrease and energy consumption will in- Before placing food in the appliance crease.
  • Page 54: 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 55: Making Ice Cubes

    Freezing and storing food Cooling drinks quickly Making ice cubes When cooling drinks quickly in the Switching the ice cube maker on and freezer, make sure bottles are not left in for more than one hour. Otherwise they could burst. For instructions on how to switch the ice cube make on and off see “Select- Tip: To avoid forgetting about bottles...
  • Page 56: Adjusting The Interior Fittings

    Freezing and storing food Adjusting the interior fittings Using accessories Removing the drawers and glass Using the cool pack shelves The cool pack prevents the temperature The drawers can be removed for filling, in the freezer zone from rising too emptying or cleaning purposes.
  • Page 57: Defrosting

    Defrosting Wine conditioning zones Freezer section The wine conditioning zones defrost The appliance is equipped with a automatically. “NoFrost” system. The freezer defrosts automatically. Condensate and frost can build up on the back wall of the wine conditioning The moisture generated in the appli- zones whilst the compressor is running.
  • Page 58: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning agents Do not let water get into the elec- tronic module 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 and electrical your appliance, do not use:...
  • Page 59: Cleaning The Ice Cube Tray

    Cleaning and care  Insert the ice cube drawer back into Cleaning the ice cube tray the appliance.  Clean the ice cube tray  After cleaning, confirm  with  – before switching off the ice cube maker for a long time. You will hear the ice cube tray return to –...
  • Page 60: Preparing The Appliance For Cleaning

    Cleaning and care Preparing the appliance for Cleaning the interior and ac- cleaning cessories  Switch the appliance off. The appliance should be cleaned regularly (at least once a month).  appears in the display and cooling is switched off. Remove soiling immediately to pre- ...
  • Page 61: Cleaning The Front Of The Appliance And The Side Panels

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the front of the appli-  Risk of damage as a result of ex- ance and the side panels cessively high dishwasher temperat- ures. If soiling is left on for any length of Parts of the refrigeration appliance time, it may become impossible to may become unusable, e.g.
  • Page 62: Cleaning The Ventilation Grille

    (e.g. use the and this can cause a build-up of ice. dusting brush for Miele vacuum Do not damage the door seal and cleaners). ensure it does not slip out of its groove.
  • Page 63: Replacing The Active Airclean Filters

    The charcoal filter reminder indicator will then go out and the counter will re- Replacement KKF-KWNS Active set itself. AirClean filters can be obtained from your Miele dealer, Miele or from the Miele website.  Remove the cover.
  • Page 64: After Cleaning

    Cleaning and care After cleaning  Replace all shelves and accessories in the appliance.  Reconnect to the mains and switch the appliance back on.  Switch on the Super freeze function for a while so that the freezer section can cool down quickly.
  • Page 65: 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. The compressor runs This is not a fault. To save energy, the compressor continuously.
  • Page 66 Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The compressor is The ventilation gaps have been covered or become switching on more fre- too dusty. quently and for longer  Do not block the ventilation gaps. periods of time. The  Dust the ventilation gaps regularly. temperature in the ap- The doors have been opened too frequently, or a pliance is too low.
  • Page 67  Check whether the door seal is damaged. The door seal is dam- No tools are required to change the door seal. aged or needs to be re-  Change the door seal. A replacement is available placed. from Miele or from specialist retailers.
  • Page 68 Problem solving guide Display warnings Message Cause and remedy  lights up on the dis- Demo mode is switched on. play, the appliance does  Switch Demo mode off (see “Selecting further set- not get cold even tings – Switching Demo mode off”). though the controls and the interior lighting are working.
  • Page 69 Problem solving guide Message Cause and remedy   is lit up yellow in the The door alarm has been activated (also see “Tem-  one of the temperature perature and door alarm”). displays and an alarm is  Touch  in the display. ...
  • Page 70 Problem solving guide Message Cause and remedy The warmest temperature displayed will disappear. The display will then revert to showing the current temperature in the refrigeration section.  Rectify the cause of the alarm.  Depending on the temperature displayed, you should check whether food in the freezer has star- ted to thaw or has defrosted.
  • Page 71 There is a fault. display, a fault code F  To switch the alarm off touch  in the display. with numbers appears  Contact Miele. and an alarm also To report the fault you need the fault code and also sounds.
  • Page 72 There is a kink in the stainless steel hose.  Check the stainless steel hose; if it is faulty, it must only be replaced by an original Miele spare part. The water connection pressure is too low.  Check that the water connection pressure is between 150 kPa and 600 kPa (1.5 bar and 6 bar).
  • Page 73 Problem solving guide Message Cause and remedy   lights up red in the There is a fault with the ice cube maker.  display and an alarm  To switch the alarm off touch  in the display.  also sounds. ...
  • Page 74 Problem solving guide Problems with the ice cube maker Problem Cause and remedy The ice cube maker will The appliance is not connected to the power supply not switch on. or is not switched on.  Reconnect to the mains and switch the appliance back on.
  • Page 75 1/1M. The lighting covers must not be removed or damaged, or be removed due to damage. This could cause injury to your eyes. Do not look into the LED lighting (laser beam class 1/1M) with optical instruments (e.g. a magnifying glass or similar).  Call Miele Service.
  • Page 76 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 77: 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 78: 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 79: Installation

    Installation – The plug and cable must not touch Installation the rear of the appliance as they  Fire risk and danger of damage could be damaged by vibrations from from appliances which give off heat. the appliance. Appliances which give off heat can –...
  • Page 80: Ventilation

    Installation Climate range Ventilation The appliance is designed for use within  Risk of fire and damage due to a certain climate range (ambient tem- insufficient ventilation. peratures) and should not be used out- If the refrigeration appliance is not side this range.
  • Page 81: Fitting Supplied Wall Spacers

    Installation Fitting supplied wall spacers Limiting the opening angle of the ap- pliance door The wall spacers supplied must be The door hinges are set ex works to en- used in order to achieve declared en- able the door to be opened up to 115°. ergy consumption values and to pre- If the appliance door hits an adjacent vent the build-up of condensation at...
  • Page 82 Installation  Remove cover  from the door hinge and cover  from the soft-close mechanism.  Undo and remove the screw  on the soft-close mechanism  and in- sert a screwdriver behind the soft- close mechanism.  Remove soft-close mechanism . – Fitting the door opening angle lim- iter ...
  • Page 83 Installation – Fitting the soft-close mechanism  Fit the cover  on the door hinge.  Insert the soft-close mechanism   Fit the panel  so that it clicks into on the door hinge side (at an angle position. initially) so that it clicks into position. ...
  • Page 84: Installation

    Installation Aligning the appliance If you intend to install your appliance “side-by-side” with another refrigera- tion appliance, please ensure that you observe the instructions in “Installing in a side-by-side combination”. The necessary installation parts are sup- plied with your appliance. Installation ...
  • Page 85: Installing The Refrigeration Appliance In A Run Of Kitchen Units

    Installation Installing the refrigeration appliance * The appliance depth is increased by in a run of kitchen units approx. 15 mm for refrigeration appli- ances with wall spacers fitted.  Risk of fire and damage due to insufficient ventilation. The refrigeration appliance can be built If the refrigeration appliance is not into any run of kitchen units and in- ventilated sufficiently, the com-...
  • Page 86: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions * Dimensions without wall spacers. Appliance depth is increased by 15 mm with the wall spacers supplied fitted.
  • Page 87: Installing In A Side-By-Side Combination

    Installation All fixings required for side-by-side Installing in a side-by-side installation are supplied with the ap- combination pliance: To avoid a build-up of condensation and resultant damage, refrigeration appliances should not generally be in- stalled directly next to other such ap- pliances (side-by-side).
  • Page 88 Installation The following tools are supplied with Installation the appliance: The backs of the appliances must be kept accessible to complete the in- stallation.  The freezer or refrigerator with freezer The following additional tools are section must be installed to the left of also required: the other refrigeration appliance (when viewed from the front).
  • Page 89 Installation Notes on moving side-by-side appli- Installation instructions from the ances: front of the appliances  Push the combination alternately from the left and right corners. Whilst do- ing so grasp the outside front corners. Do not, under any circum- stances, use your knees to push ...
  • Page 90 Installation The upper connecting bracket  is fit- ted to align both appliances in height and depth with each other. If one ap- pliance stands higher than the other, start with the higher one first.  Place the appliances next to each other so that the fronts are aligned, leaving a gap of slightly over 40 mm between them.
  • Page 91 Installation Installation steps from the back of the appliances  Place connecting bracket  with the horizontal long slots on the left-hand side and secure them as follows:  Place connecting bracket  with the horizontal long slot on the left-hand 1. Secure it loosely in position with two side and secure it as follows: screws .
  • Page 92 Installation The holes for securing the connect- ing bracket  to have to be pre- drilled.  Place connecting bracket  with the horizontal long slot on the left-hand side and secure it as follows: 1. Secure it loosely with screw . 2. Adjust the connecting bracket  until its centre piece abuts against the side of the second appliance.
  • Page 93 Installation Further installation instructions from the front of the appliances  Place trim  at the front of the appli- ance underneath the top connecting bracket and carefully work the trim  into the groove. Use a soft cloth to do  Adjust the front feet with the span- this to avoid denting the trim.
  • Page 94 Installation  Connect the side-by-side combina- tion to the mains as described in the operating and installation manual.  On appliances with an ice-maker connect the appliance to the mains water supply as described in the op- erating and installation manual. ...
  • Page 95 Installation  Caution! Risk of damage when moving the appliance combination! The assembled side-by-side combin- ation is very heavy. Incorrect moving can cause dents Follow the instructions on how to move it.  The side-by-side combination must be pushed very carefully into posi- ...
  • Page 96: Changing The Door Hinging

    Installation Aligning the appliance doors Changing the door hinging The appliance door(s) can be height-ad- The refrigeration appliance is supplied justed at the lower hinge plates. with left-hand hinging. If right-hand hinging is required, the hinges can be changed. Do not change the hinging if this refri- geration appliance is going to be in- stalled side-by-side with another refri- geration appliance.
  • Page 97 Installation Preparation Removing the top covers  Open the appliance door. To change the door hinging, you will need the following tools:  Place a suitable cover on the floor in front of the appliance to protect the  Push off right outer cover . appliance door and your floor from damage.
  • Page 98 Installation Removing the soft-close mechanism  Use a flat-head screwdriver to push the tab down and pull the cover   Click the red safety device  (sup- out of the coupling. plied with the refrigeration appliance) into place in the opening. The safety device prevents the soft- close mechanism and the hinge plate from snapping shut.
  • Page 99 Installation Removing the upper door  Danger of injury when removing the upper door. The upper door is not secure as soon as the pin has been removed from the door hinge. Hold the upper door firmly.  Click the red safety device  (sup- plied with the refrigeration appliance) ...
  • Page 100 Installation  Move hinged arm  of the soft-close mechanism away from the hinge plate and remove cover . Removing the lower door  Danger of injury when removing the lower door. As soon as the hinge pin is removed from the lower door in the following instructions, the door is no longer secured.
  • Page 101 Installation Changing the lower hinge plate over  Turn holder  through 180°, and screw it into position in the two op- posite slots in the hinge plate.  Pull hinge pin  complete with  Secure hinge plate  on the opposite washer and adjusting foot upwards to side, starting with screw ...
  • Page 102 Installation Changing the middle hinge plate over Changing the upper door hinge over  Pull off cover .  Unscrew hinge plate  with the pro- tective film underneath.  Unscrew the screws  on the door hinge  and remove it.  Turn hinge plate  through 180° and screw it with the protective film into position on the opposite side.
  • Page 103 Installation Preparing the doors Tip: Spread a suitable cover over a stable surface to protect the appliance door from damage. Place the door on it with the outside facing down. Carry out the following steps on both  Slide the cover  off to the side. doors.
  • Page 104 Installation  Refit door opening aid  on the op-  Fully unscrew the screw with the grey posite side. plastic collar  and the screw without the collar . The plastic lug on the slider must not abut the door seal. This would dam- age the door seal.
  • Page 105 Installation Change the soft-close mechanism over If you want to limit the door opening angle to approx. 90° you need to fit the door opening angle limiter sup- plied before refitting the soft-close mechanism (see “Door opening angle limiter”).  Secure the door opening aid using the screw with the plastic collar ...
  • Page 106 Installation Fit the bearing bush supplied into the upper appliance door  Insert soft-close mechanism  on the door hinge side (at an angle ini- tially) so that it clicks into position.  Then press the other end of the soft- ...
  • Page 107 Installation Refitting the lower door Securing the lower soft-close mech- anism  Open the lower door.  Pull cover  along hinged arm  on the soft-close mechanism.  Open the door 90°.  Push hinged arm  into the opening on holder . ...
  • Page 108 Installation  Insert panel  on the opposite side Refitting the upper door from the door hinge (at an angle ini- tially) and then click it into position.  Close the appliance door.  Place upper door  onto middle hinge pin  and guide the upper opening on the hinge side of the door onto the door hinge with the bearing bush.
  • Page 109 Installation Securing the soft-close mechanism Fitting the upper covers  Open the appliance door 90°.  Fit the cover  on the door hinge.  Fit the panel  so that it clicks into position.  Push on the cover  until it clicks into position.
  • Page 110: Aligning The Appliance Doors

    Installation Align the upper door using the long Aligning the appliance doors outer slots in the middle hinge plate: The appliance doors can be aligned with the appliance housing after they have been fitted. In the following illustration the door is not shown in the closed position to make it easier to see what you have to To align the lower door use the long...
  • Page 111: Mains Water Connection

    Installation Mains water connection Connection to the water supply must comply with the applicable regula- Information about the mains water tions in the country where the appli- connection ance is being installed. All appliances and systems used to supply water to ...
  • Page 112: Water Supply

     Risk of damage to the stainless The stainless steel hose must only steel hose. be replaced by an original Miele The water supply from the tap to the spare part. The food-grade, stainless ice cube maker has been interrupted.
  • Page 113 Installation – Connecting the stainless steel hose – Connecting the stainless steel hose to the refrigeration appliance to the tap  Unscrew the safety cap from the nut  on the straight end of the hose .  Connect this nut  using the tool  supplied to the tap .
  • Page 114: Electrical Connection

    The mains plug and mains connection A longer connection cable is available cable must not come into contact with to order from Miele . the back of the refrigeration appliance as vibrations can cause damage to The fuse rating must be at least 10 A.
  • Page 115 Installation Do not connect the refrigeration appli- Connecting the appliance ance to a stand-alone inverter such as those used with an autonomous energy source, e.g. solar power. When the refrigeration appliance is switched on, power surges could result in a safety switch-off. This could dam- age the electronic module.
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