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Operating and installation instructions
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. 11 450 730



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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. 11 450 730...
  • 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 Cleaning the appliance..................17 Switching off for longer periods of time ..............
  • Page 3 Contents Problem solving guide .................. 35 Noises........................ 41 Service........................ 42 Contact in case of malfunction ................42 Warranty ........................ 42 Installation...................... 43 Installation ......................43 Location......................43 Ventilation ......................44 Furniture door panel ..................46 Before installing the appliance ................. 47 Building-in dimensions ..................
  • 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 – remove frost and ice, – separate frozen foods or remove ice trays.  Do not place electric heaters or candles in the appliance to de- frost it. These can damage the plastic parts.  Do not use defrosting sprays or de-icers, as they could contain substances which could damage the plastic parts or which might cause the build-up of gases and pose a danger to health.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions  The oil in the compressor can be fatal if swallowed or if it penet- rates the airways.
  • 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- tion appliance’s pipework before or dur-...
  • 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 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.
  • Page 16 Guide to the appliance a Control panel b Freezer drawers...
  • Page 17: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching on To enable the temperature to get suffi- Packaging material ciently cold inside the appliance, allow  Remove all packaging material from the appliance to run for approx. the inside of the appliance. 2 hours before placing food in it.
  • 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: 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 21: 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 will stop and the alarm sym- unnoticed. bol  will go out as soon as the tem- perature has dropped down to the cor- ...
  • Page 22: Selecting Further Settings

    Selecting further settings  Press the Super freeze button briefly Settings mode to activate the lock. The alarm can be activated or deactiv- The lock symbol  will light up. ated in settings mode.  Activating or deactivating the lock Settings mode is indicated by the menu ...
  • Page 23 Selecting further settings – To deactivate the lock  Press the Super freeze button for ap- prox. 5 seconds. The lock symbol  and the Menu sym- bol  will light up and   will start flash- ing in the display. Settings mode is now activated. ...
  • Page 24: 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 25: 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 26 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 SuperFreeze that it freezes through to the core as function for some time before placing quickly as possible.
  • Page 27: 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 28: 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 29: 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 30 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 31: 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 32: Preparing The Refrigeration Appliance For Cleaning

    Cleaning and care Preparing the refrigeration ap- Cleaning the interior and ac- pliance for cleaning cessories  Switch the refrigeration appliance off. The refrigeration appliance should be defrosted and cleaned regularly, or at The display goes out and the cooling least twice a year.
  • Page 33: Cleaning The Door Seal

    A build-up of dust will increase the en- ergy consumption of the appliance.  The ventilation gaps should be cleaned on a regular basis with a brush or vacuum cleaner (e.g. use the dusting brush for Miele vacuum cleaners)
  • Page 34 Cleaning and care After cleaning  Slide all shelves back into the appli- ance.  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.
  • Page 35: 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 36 Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The door is not properly closed. A thick layer of ice may have formed in the freezer.  Close the appliance door. The required temperature will re-establish itself after a while. If a thick layer of ice has formed, it will reduce effi- ciency and increase the energy consumption.
  • Page 37 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 38 Cause and remedy “F0 to F9” appears in There is a fault. the display.  Call the Miele Service Department. The  symbol lights up The safety lock has been activated. in the display. You can-  Completely deactivate the safety lock (see “Select- not switch the appli- ing further settings –...
  • Page 39 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 40 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 41: 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 42: 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 43: Installation

    Installation – The plug and power cable must not Installation touch the rear of the refrigeration ap- Location pliance as they could be damaged by vibrations from the appliance.  Danger of damage and injury – Do not plug in other appliances be- due to the refrigeration appliance tip- hind this refrigeration appliance.
  • Page 44: Ventilation

    Installation Climate range Ventilation The appliance is designed for use within  If the ventilation gaps given are a certain climate range (ambient tem- not observed, the compressor will perature) and should not be used out- run more frequently and for longer side this range.
  • Page 45 Installation – The ventilation cross-sections in the Top ventilation gap plinth, housing unit and above the The ventilation gap at the top of the ap- appliance must each provide an un- pliance can be constructed in different obstructed airflow of at least 200 cm² ways: to ensure that air can circulate without hindrance.
  • Page 46: Furniture Door Panel

    Installation Furniture door panel Appliance Gap X [mm] for different furniture edge radii B Horizontal and vertical gaps door thick- Depending on the style of kitchen fur- ness niture the thickness and edge radius of A [mm] the furniture door and the gap that runs R1.2 around the door, vertically and horizont- ally, are specified.
  • Page 47: Before Installing The Appliance

    These are These are important for the correct available to order from Miele. functioning of the appliance. Their contents are non-toxic and are not dangerous.  Remove the cable clip from the back...
  • Page 48 If your old appliance had different the red safety catch  (depending on hinging and you cannot, or do not wish model). to use your old door, you can use a stainless steel front instead. Contact Miele for information on suit- able stainless steel fronts.
  • Page 49: Building-In Dimensions

    Before installation, ensure the housing unit is the correct size. The specified vent- ilation cross-sections must be maintained in order to ensure the correct function- ing of the appliance. Niche height [mm] F 32202 i 874 – 890...
  • Page 50: Changing The Door Hinging

    Installation Changing the door hinging Changing the door hinging Two people are needed for changing the door hinging. The appliance is supplied right-hand hinged. If left-hand hinging is required, the hinges must be changed. To change the door hinging, you will need the following tools: ...
  • Page 51 Installation Refitting the door  Place the door with the outer side up- wards on a stable surface.  Danger of injury. Do not close the hinges.  Undo screws  completely.  Remove screws  completely.  Fit bracket  on the opposite side and loosely fit screws .
  • Page 52: Installing The Appliance

    Installation Installing the appliance Two people are required for installing the appliance.  Install the appliance in a stable, solid housing unit, positioned on an even and level floor.  Secure the housing unit against tip- ping.  Hang appliance door  onto pre-fit- ted screws ...
  • Page 53 Installation To install the appliance, you will need Parts required for installation: the following tools: All installation parts are number coded. This coding is also used in the installa- tion instructions. – For installing the appliance in its housing unit: * These parts are only supplied with ap- pliances with a niche height of 140 cm or more.
  • Page 54 Installation – For fitting the furniture door: Preparing the appliance  Position the appliance in front of the housing unit. ** Quantity depends on niche height. Also contains additional installation parts for fitting large or divided furniture doors. All fitting instructions given are for a right-hand hinged appliance.
  • Page 55 Installation  Risk of damage to the fixing bracket and cover. The cover on the fixing bracket can easily become detached. Always close the cover as soon as you have finished working on the bracket.  Close the covers.  Push the appliance two thirds of the ...
  • Page 56 Installation With 16 mm thick unit walls only:  Clip spacers  and  on the right- hand side of the hinges.  Open the appliance door.  Remove the cover .  Loosely fit the connecting bracket  using the screws . Tip: Do not tighten the screws so that you can adjust the position of the con- necting bracket.
  • Page 57 Installation Installing the appliance If the appliance is pushed too far into the niche, the appliance doors may not close properly once the furniture door has been fitted. This can cause ice to build up, condensate to accu- mulate and lead to faults in the appli- ance.
  • Page 58 Installation Important for furniture with door fit- tings (e.g. stubs, seals, etc.). Take the dimensions of the fittings into account. Check to make sure there is a gap all round of 42 mm to the front edges of the door fittings. ...
  • Page 59 Installation Securing the refrigeration appliance in the niche  Push the loose fixing brackets against the housing unit wall.  Press the appliance against the side of the housing unit on the hinge side.  Secure the fixing bracket  to the housing unit side wall with the ...
  • Page 60 Installation Only for an appliance with a niche height greater than 140 cm To enhance the stability of the appli- ance in the unit, push the rods supplied in underneath the appliance between it and the floor of the housing unit: ...
  • Page 61: Fitting The Furniture Door

    Installation Fitting the furniture door If fitted in a run of units make sure that the top edge of the furniture door is at the same height as neighbouring unit doors. The furniture door must be fitted cor- rectly and not under tension. The next section gives instructions on how to fit a furniture door that is at least 16–19 mm thick.
  • Page 62 Installation  Place the furniture door with the outer side downwards on a stable surface.  Slide the side cover  onto the fixing bracket on the side opposite the hinge.  Turn the furniture door over and at- tach the handle (if required). ...
  • Page 63 Installation  Open the appliance door. Aligning the door Check the distance between the door and adjacent furniture doors. The dis- tance should be the same.  Hang the furniture door onto the ad- justing bolts .  Loosely attach the nuts  on the ad- justing bolts.
  • Page 64 Installation  Open the cover.  Whilst counterholding the adjusting  Fit the screws  into the holes . bolts  with a screwdriver, tighten Tip: Pre-drill the holes. the nuts  with a spanner.  The cover strip  must be com-  Risk of damage to the fixing pletely hidden in the niche and must bracket and cover.
  • Page 65 Installation  Tighten all the screws again. Z: depth adjustment Check the distance between the fur- niture door and the housing unit. A dis- tance of approx. 2 mm is required.  Replace the cover  and click it into  Loosen the screws  at the top of place.
  • Page 66 Installation To make sure the appliance is cor- rectly fitted: – The door must close properly. – The door must not touch the housing unit. – The seal at the top edge of the handle side must fit properly.  To double check place a torch in the appliance and close the door.
  • Page 67: 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 71 Tel: +65 6735 1191 Fax. +971 4 3418 852 Fax: 011-46 900 001 Fax: +65 6735 1161 800-MIELE (64353) E-mail: E-Mail: E-Mail: Internet: Internet: Website: Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG, Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany...
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