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Miele 11 588 800 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation
Heat-pump tumble dryer
It is essential to read these operating instructions before installing
and using the appliance. This prevents both personal injury and
damage to the appliance.
en-AU, NZ
M.-Nr. 11 588 800


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Heat-pump tumble dryer It is essential to read these operating instructions before installing and using the appliance. This prevents both personal injury and damage to the appliance. en-AU, NZ M.-Nr. 11 588 800...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ................Warning and Safety instructions ..............Operating the tumble dryer ................18 Control panel ....................... 18 How the control panel works ................19 Drum lighting ....................... 20 Using for the first time ..................21 1. Notes on correct laundry care ..............22 Washing.......................
  • Page 3 Contents Cleaning and care ..................... 37 Observing cleaning intervals ................37 Cleaning the filters....................37 Removing the fragrance flacon ..............37 Removing visible fluff ..................38 Cleaning the fluff filters and air flow openings thoroughly ......39 Cleaning the plinth filter..................41 Removing the plinth filter ................
  • Page 4 Contents Programmable functions .................. 63 Programming ....................... 63  Cottons drying levels..................65  Minimum iron drying levels................65  Cooling phase ....................65  Buzzer volume....................65  Keypad tone ....................66  PIN Code ...................... 66  Conductivity ....................66 ...
  • Page 5: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposing of your old material appliance The transport and protective packaging Electrical and electronic appliances has been selected from materials which often contain valuable materials. They are environmentally friendly for also contain specific materials, disposal, and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    “Installation”, as well as in the “Warning and Safety instructions”. Miele cannot be held liable for injury or damage caused by non- compliance with these instructions. Keep these operating instructions in a safe place and pass them on to any future owner.
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions  This tumble dryer is intended for commercial use in small businesses, care homes, sports clubs, hospitals and other similar commercial environments. This machine may also be operated by lay persons in public areas such as laundrettes, communal laundry rooms or similar.
  • Page 8 (e.g. danger of overheating).  If the electrical connection cable is faulty, it must only be replaced by a Miele authorised service technician to protect the user from danger.  The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed when continuity is complete between it and an effective earthing system.
  • Page 9 This special lamp must only be used for the purpose for which it is intended. It is not suitable for room lighting. Replacement lamps may only be fitted by a Miele authorised technician or by Miele Professional Service.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions  Information on the heat pump and refrigerant - This tumble dryer uses refrigerant gas which is not flammable and not explosive. - The humming noises caused by the heat pump during the drying process are normal. They do not impair the correct functioning of the dryer.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use  Warning: Risk of fire / Flammable materials. To avoid the possible danger of fire, please read these warnings carefully.  A clogged filter is a fire hazard! The fluff filter must be cleaned after every programme. ...
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions  The tumble dryer must not be used - without the fluff filters and the filter in the plinth in place. - without the bottom right grille fitted. - if the fluff filters or the filter in the plinth are damaged in any way. In case of damage, fluff filters and plinth filter must be replaced immediately.
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions  To prevent the risk of fire, the following textiles must not be dried in the tumble dryer: - Items which have not been washed. - Items, such as workwear, which have not been thoroughly cleaned and are still soiled with grease, oil or other deposits (such as cooking oils, cosmetics, lotions, etc.).
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions  WARNING: Never switch the tumble dryer off before the end of the drying programme unless all items are removed immediately and spread out to cool down.  Fire hazard! This tumble dryer must not be connected to a controllable socket (e.g.
  • Page 15 Warning and Safety instructions  Fabric softener and similar products must be used according to the instructions on the manufacturer's packaging.  Do not store or use petrol, kerosene, paraffin or other flammable substances near the dryer. Risk of fire and explosion! ...
  • Page 16 Warning and Safety instructions Using a fragrance flacon (optional accessory)  Only ever use original Miele fragrance flacons.  The fragrance flacon must be stored in its packaging so please make sure you retain this.  Make sure that you always keep the fragrance flacon, or the fluff filter with the flacon inserted in it, in a horizontal position when carrying it, and do not tip or place it down on any surface.
  • Page 17 Miele tumble dryer and your Miele washing machine.  If you order a plinth for this tumble dryer (available from Miele as an optional accessory), make sure it is the correct one.  Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-...
  • Page 18: Operating The Tumble Dryer

    Operating the tumble dryer Control panel a Control panel f Sensors    for time selection b Sensors for the drying levels g Start/Stop sensor c Indicator lights    for starting the selected programme light up when necessary and cancelling a programme that has d Gentle tumble sensor already started for gentle drying...
  • Page 19: How The Control Panel Works

    Operating the tumble dryer  Indicator lights How the control panel works -  lights up if condensate drainage via the drain hose is hindered. -  lights up when the plinth filter needs to be cleaned. -  Perfect Dry With programmes with a selectable drying level, the Perfect Dry system calculates the residual moisture...
  • Page 20: Drum Lighting

    Operating the tumble dryer  Time display Drum lighting The remaining programme duration is The lighting helps to ensure that all displayed in hours and minutes. items are removed from the drum. With most programmes, the duration The drum lighting will go out displayed may vary or "jump".
  • Page 21: Using For The First Time

    Using for the first time  Risk of injury or damage to property due to improper installation. Improper installation of the tumble dryer may result in personal injury or damage to property. Before using the tumble dryer for the first time, make sure it has been installed and connected correctly.
  • Page 22: Notes On Correct Laundry Care

    1. Notes on correct laundry care - Sew in or remove loosened Washing underwiring from bras. - Wash heavily soiled laundry thoroughly. Ensure that you use Garment care label symbols sufficient detergent and select a high temperature. If in doubt, wash the Drying items several times.
  • Page 23: Loading The Tumble Dryer

    2. Loading the tumble dryer Loading the laundry Socket for the fragrance flacon Textiles can be damaged. See the section “Fragrance flacon” for information on how to use fragrance Before loading the dryer, read “1. flacons. Notes on correct laundry care”. If you are not using a fragrance flacon: Push the tab down completely (see arrow) so that the socket is closed.
  • Page 24: Selecting A Programme

    3. Selecting a programme Drying level programmes Selecting a programme The dryer is switched on by selecting a Cottons, Minimum iron, Delicates, programme, and switched off by turning Gentle smoothing, Express, Microfibre the programme selector to the  The preset drying level for the position.
  • Page 25: Timed Drying Programmes And Other Programmes

    3. Selecting a programme Timed drying programmes and other Selecting Gentle tumble programmes Delicate fabrics (with the  symbol on Warm air the care label, e.g. acrylic garments) are dried at a lower temperature. The You can set the duration in ten-minute programme duration is longer.
  • Page 26: Selecting Delay Start

    3. Selecting a programme Altering Delay start Selecting Delay start  Touch the Start/Stop sensor. With Delay start you can delay the start of a programme from   Touch the  or  sensor repeatedly minutes up to  (hours). until the required Delay start time appears in the time display.
  • Page 27: Starting A Programme

    4. Starting a programme Energy savings Starting a programme After 10 minutes, the indicators dim.  Touch the flashing Start/Stop sensor. The Start/Stop sensor flashes slowly. The Start/Stop sensor lights up  Touch the Start/Stop sensor to switch continuously. the indicators on again (this does not Programme sequence have any effect on a running programme).
  • Page 28: End Of Programme - Unloading The Drum

    5. End of programme - unloading the drum At the end of the programme Removing the laundry The laundry is cooled down shortly before the end of the programme. The laundry can then be removed. The programme has ended when only ...
  • Page 29: Programme Chart

    Programme chart All weights marked with * are based on the weight of dry laundry. Cottons Max. load 7 kg* Extra dry, Normal Items - Single and multi-layered cotton fabrics. - Towelling, bathrobes, T-shirts, underwear, jersey/terry bed linen, baby clothes. - Workwear, jackets, cotton blankets, aprons, tea towels, bed linen, towels, overalls, table linen.
  • Page 30 Programme chart Woollens handcare Max. load 2 kg* Items Woollen garments and textiles containing wool blends, e.g. pullovers, cardigans, stockings. Notes - Wool and wool blend items are only fluffed up; they are not dried completely. - Remove items as soon as the programme has finished and leave to finish drying at room temperature.
  • Page 31 Programme chart Microfibre Max. load 7 kg* Extra dry, Normal Items Microfibre mops and cleaning cloths. Warm air Max. load 7 kg* Items - Jackets, sleeping bags, pillows and other voluminous items. - Fabrics made up of multiple layers, e.g. heavy cotton table cloths. - Individual items of laundry, e.g.
  • Page 32: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Changing a programme after it  Risk of burning when touching has started hot laundry in the drum. You could burn yourself. Programme selection is no longer Let the laundry cool down and possible (protection against remove it carefully.
  • Page 33: Fragrance Flacon

    Fragrance flacon Inserting a fragrance flacon The fragrance flacon is inserted in the upper fluff filter. The socket is next to Fragrance flacons (optional the recessed grip. accessories) can be used to give your laundry a pleasant scent. To prevent the accumulation of fluff, the cover of the unused socket must ...
  • Page 34 Fragrance flacon  Insert the fragrance flacon in the  Turn the outer ring  clockwise a opening as far as it will go. little. The fragrance flacon can slip out. Turn the outer ring so that markers  and  line up. Markers ...
  • Page 35: Opening The Fragrance Flacon

    Fragrance flacon Opening the fragrance flacon Closing the fragrance flacon Before drying, you can select the After drying, the fragrance flacon should intensity of the fragrance. be closed to prevent the fragrance from escaping needlessly.  Turn the outer ring clockwise: the ...
  • Page 36: Removing/Replacing The Fragrance Flacon

    - Always store in a cool, dry place fragrance flacon in its original away from direct sunlight. packaging. - When purchasing new fragrance Fragrance flacons are available to flacons, only remove the protective order from Miele or via the Miele seal just before use. online shop (
  • Page 37: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Observing cleaning intervals Cleaning the filters This tumble dryer is equipped with a This tumble dryer has 2 fluff filters in multi-stage filter system, which the door opening: The upper and consists of fluff filters and a filter in the lower fluff filters trap fluff produced plinth.
  • Page 38: Removing Visible Fluff

    Cleaning and care Removing visible fluff Useful tip: You can also use a vacuum cleaner so that you can remove the fluff without touching it.  Open the door.  Remove the fluff (see arrows) from the filter surface of all the fluff filters and the perforated laundry deflector.
  • Page 39: Cleaning The Fluff Filters And Air Flow Openings Thoroughly

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the fluff filters and air flow openings thoroughly If the drying duration has become longer or the surface of the filters is visibly compacted with fluff, you should carry out the following cleaning procedure.  Remove the fragrance flacon. See “Fragrance flacon”.
  • Page 40 Cleaning and care  Push the lower fluff filter in completely and lock it with the yellow dial.  Push the upper fluff filter in completely.  Close the door.
  • Page 41: Cleaning The Plinth Filter

    There is insufficient flow of air and heat exchange in the heat exchanger, as it is clogged. This requires a visit from Miele Professional Service. This can be avoided by following the advice in these operating instructions.
  • Page 42: Cleaning The Plinth Filter

    There will be an insufficient flow of air and heat exchange in the heat exchanger. This requires a visit from a Miele service technician. Before and after cleaning, check the plinth filter in accordance with the description in "Replacing the plinth...
  • Page 43 Cleaning and care Poor fit Cracks, tears, indentations The edges of the filter do not sit properly and the filter is deformed. Fluff will blow into the heat exchanger unfiltered through edges that do not sit properly. This will eventually cause obstruction in the heat exchanger.
  • Page 44: Cleaning The Plinth Filter Panel

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the plinth filter panel White residues or residues of other colours Residues arise from laundry fibres and  Use a damp cloth to remove any fluff. residues of detergent components Take care not to damage the rubber which can clog the filter.
  • Page 45: Checking The Heat Exchanger

    Cleaning and care Checking the heat exchanger  Risk of injury from sharp cooling fins. You could cut yourself. Do not touch the cooling fins.  Look to see if fluff has accumulated. If you notice any visible soiling:  Damage due to incorrect cleaning of the heat exchanger.
  • Page 46: Inserting The Plinth Filter

     Insert the handle with the plinth filter facing the right way onto the two guide pins. - The word Miele on the handle must be the correct way up.  Push the plinth filter in completely. Insert the right guide pin at the same time.
  • Page 47: Cleaning The Dryer

    Cleaning and care  The drum and other stainless steel Cleaning the dryer parts can be cleaned with a suitable Disconnect the dryer from the stainless steel cleaner following the electricity supply. manufacturer's instructions.  Damage due to the use of unsuitable care products.
  • Page 48: Problem Solving Guide

    With the help of the following guide, minor faults in the performance of the appliance, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be remedied without contacting Miele. This will save you time and money because you won't need a service call.
  • Page 49  Start a programme. cancelled, a signal tone If the programme terminates again with the same sounds. error message, then there is a fault. Contact Miele. : lights up and the The laundry is unevenly distributed or has rolled up. programme has been ...
  • Page 50: Unsatisfactory Drying Result

    Problem solving guide Unsatisfactory drying result Problem Possible cause and remedy The laundry is not The load consisted of different types of fabric. sufficiently dry.  Finish drying using the Warm air programme.  Select a more suitable programme next time. Useful tip: You can alter the drying levels for some programmes.
  • Page 51: The Drying Process Takes A Long Time

    Problem solving guide The drying process takes a long time. Problem Possible cause and remedy The drying process The room in which the tumble dryer is located is too goes on for too long or warm. even switches off.*  Ventilate the room thoroughly. Detergent residues, hair and fine fluff can clog the filters.
  • Page 52: Other Problems

    Problem solving guide Other problems Problem Possible cause and remedy You can hear buzzing or This is not a fault. humming operating These noises are normal and caused by the noises. operation of the compressor (heat pump). A programme cannot be There is no obvious cause.
  • Page 53: Service

    Optional accessories In the event of any faults which you Optional accessories for this tumble cannot remedy yourself, please contact dryer are available from Miele (see Miele Professional Service. contact details at the back of these instructions). You can book a Miele customer service call-out online at
  • Page 54: Installation

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Front view a Mains connection cable f Intake for air cooling – do not obstruct with a laundry b Control panel basket or other objects c Door g Drain hose for condensed water d Fluff filter flap for the filter in the h Non-return valve, required plinth i Non-return valve, recommended...
  • Page 55: Rear View

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Rear view Installation locations All measurements in mm Side view 1054 a Protruding lid for holding when moving the tumble dryer (see arrows) b Drain hose for condensed water c Hook for winding up the mains cable View from above during transport d Mains connection cable 1054...
  • Page 56: Washer-Dryer Stack

    Ensure that the tumble dryer is stable during transportation. Transporting the tumble dryer A stacking kit* is needed. This must be fitted by a Miele authorised service technician. * optional Miele accessories  If the tumble dryer is being transported horizontally, it must only be tipped onto its left or right side.
  • Page 57: Installation

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Transporting the tumble dryer to its Installation installation site Ensure that no lockable door, sliding  Danger of injury due to door or a door hinged in the opposite unsecured lid. direction is installed in the pivoting range of the dryer door. The rear attachment of the lid may become brittle due to external circumstances.
  • Page 58: Room Ventilation

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Room ventilation - Air drawn in for use in the drying process will be warm when it is expelled back into the room by the tumble dryer. You must therefore ensure that the room is sufficiently ventilated, particularly if the appliance is located in a small room.
  • Page 59: Drain Hose For Condensed Water

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Drain hose connection options Drain hose for condensed water Useful tip: Follow the warnings regarding leakage or backflow of water The condensed water is pumped away when selecting one of the following through the drain hose which is connection options.
  • Page 60 *INSTALLATION* Installation  Fit the adapter 1 to the drain outlet Example: Connected directly to a laundry tub or trough drain outlet using the nut 2. If this nut has a spacer you should take the spacer out first.  Attach the end of the hose 4 to the adapter 1.
  • Page 61: Electrical Connection

    *INSTALLATION* Installation AS/NZS 3000). This connection must Electrical connection be carried out by a qualified and This description applies to tumble competent electrician. dryers both with and without a mains The plug connector or isolator switch plug. should be easily accessible at all times. The following applies to tumble dryers ...
  • Page 62: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 850 mm Width 596 mm Width (for appliances with a stainless 605 mm steel lid) Depth 636 mm Depth with door open 1054 mm Weight 62 kg Drum volume 120 l Load capacity 7 kg (weight of dry laundry) Hose length 1400 mm Length of connection cable 2000 mm Supply voltage...
  • Page 63: Programmable Functions

    Programmable functions Choosing and selecting Programming programmable functions You can use the programmable The number of the programmable functions to alter the dryer's function will appear in the display as  electronics to suit your requirements. and a number: Programming is carried out in these e.g.
  • Page 64 Programmable functions Editing and saving the programmable The number of the programmable function, e.g.  will light up again. function You can either switch a programmable Exiting the programming level function on or off or select different  Turn the programme selector to the options.
  • Page 65: Cottons Drying Levels

    Programmable functions  Cottons drying levels  Cooling phase The drying levels for the Cottons The automatic cooling phase which programme can be adjusted in takes place before the end of a 7 stages. programme can be extended. Options Options  = even damper ...
  • Page 66: Keypad Tone

    Programmable functions  Keypad tone  Conductivity The tone that sounds when a sensor is This programmable function should pressed can be changed or switched only be altered if the water is so soft off. that it is likely to cause the electronics which sense residual moisture in the Options laundry to give false readings.
  • Page 67: Control Panel Switch-Off Status

    Programmable functions  Control panel switch-off  Memory status You can set the following: The electronics will memorise the drying To save energy, the time display and level and any options selected for the the sensors will go out once the current drying programme.
  • Page 68: Buzzer

    Programmable functions  Buzzer  Backlight brightness dimmed The buzzer sounds at end of a programme. The brightness of the dimmed sensors in the control panel can be set to one Options of 7 different levels.  = Off (factory setting) The brightness will change as soon as a ...
  • Page 71 Miele Australia Pty. Ltd. ACN 005 635 398 ABN 96 005 635 398 Melbourne: 1 Gilbert Park Drive Knoxfield, VIC 3180 Telephone: 1300 731 411 Miele New Zealand Limited IRD 98 463 631 8 College Hill Freemans Bay...
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