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Miele CVA 6805 Operating And Installation Instructions

Miele CVA 6805 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
Built-in coffee machine
CVA 6805 (C)
en - GB
To avoid the risk of accidents
or damage to the machine,
it is essential to read these
instructions before it is installed
and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 09 549 930


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Built-in coffee machine CVA 6805 (C) en - GB To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old machine material Electrical and electronic machines often contain valuable materials. They The packaging is designed to protect also contain materials which, if handled the appliance from damage during or disposed of incorrectly, could be transportation.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ......... . 2 Guide to the machine .
  • Page 4 Contents Setting up profiles ..........39 Calling up a profile.
  • Page 5 Contents Cleaning and care ..........51 Quick guide .
  • Page 6: Guide To The Machine

    Guide to the machine Exterior view a On/Off sensor K b Touch display c "Back" # sensor d Handle e Hot water spout f Drip tray cover g Central spout with lighting and automatic height adjustment h Milk flask and lid...
  • Page 7 Guide to the machine Interior view i Ground coffee chute cover j Brew unit k Ground coffee chute l Slide control to select fineness of ground coffee m Coffee bean container n Water container with inlet device o Drip tray with grid p Waste container q Drip catcher r Central spout connector...
  • Page 8: Accessories

    – Central spout connector cap – Angled connector for milk pipework Replacement part These products and other useful accessories can be ordered via the internet, from Miele (see back cover for contact details) or from your Miele dealer.
  • Page 9: Warning And Safety Instructions

    They contain important information on installation, safety, use and maintenance. Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-compliance with these instructions. Keep these instructions in a safe place and ensure that new users are familiar with the content.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children The spouts present a danger of burning or scalding. Children's skin is very sensitive and reacts to hot temperatures. Do not allow them to touch hot components of the coffee machine or to place any part of their body under the spouts. Install the coffee machine where it is out of the reach of children.
  • Page 11 For safety reasons, this machine may only be used when it has been built in. If the coffee machine is to be built in above another appliance, there must be a full-width, closed shelf between them (except when it is combined with a Miele built-in plate or food warming drawer).
  • Page 12 The coffee machine must not be used in a non-stationary location (e.g. on a ship). The second electrical connection socket on the back of the machine may only be used for connecting a Miele EGW 4000-29, EGW 5000-14 plate warming drawer or an ESW 6x14, ESW 6x29 food warming drawer.
  • Page 13 Miele authorised service technician. Otherwise the guarantee is invalidated. Miele can only guarantee the safety of the machine when original Miele replacement parts are used. Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele original spare parts.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use The spouts present a danger of burning or scalding. The liquids and steam dispensed are very hot. Water in the drip tray can also be very hot. Take great care when emptying it. Please note: –...
  • Page 15 Do not put liquids containing sugar in the coffee machine. Only add ground coffee or the Miele cleaning tablets for degreasing the brew unit to the ground coffee chute. Do not use milk with additives. Sugar additives will stick to the milk pipework and damage the coffee machine.
  • Page 16 – Descale the coffee machine regularly using the appropriate number of Miele descaling tablets for the water hardness level in your area. Descale the machine more frequently in areas with very hard water. Miele cannot be held liable for damage arising from insufficient descaling.
  • Page 17: Operation

    Operation Touch display The coffee machine is operated by finger tip contact. Touching the Touch display with your finger creates a tiny charge which releases an electrical impulse. This impluse is picked up by the Touch display. It is possible for the Touch display not to react to your finger contact if your fingers are cold.
  • Page 18 Operation Operation Each touch of an available option changes the relevant field to orange. Selecting or calling up a menu ^ Touch the field you want once with your finger. Scrolling ^ Swipe the screen, i.e. place your finger on the Touch display and swipe it in the direction you want.
  • Page 19 Operation The numerical keypad will appear. ^ Touch the numbers you want. When you enter a valid number the "OK" field will go green. ^ Touch "OK". Entering letters Profile names or the names for your own drinks are entered using a keyboard. It is best to select short names.
  • Page 20 Operation The following symbols can appear in addition to the text and the drinks symbols: P P P P G G GM Settings, e.g. the brightness of the display or the volume of the buzzer and keypad tones, are selected via a bar chart. This indicates information and instructions about operating the coffee machine.
  • Page 21: Using For The First Time

    ^ Touch "OK". – Language The setting is now saved. – Date – Time (of day) – Display (Time (of day) display) ^ Touch the On/Off sensor K. The welcome message "Miele - Willkommen" will appear in the display briefly.
  • Page 22: Water Hardness

    Using for the first time Water hardness Display You can choose from the following The water hardness level indicates how options: much calcium is dissolved in the water. The higher the calcium content, the – On: the display will always show the harder the water, and the harder the date and time (even when the water, the more often the coffee...
  • Page 23 Using for the first time Checking the water hardness level You can use the test strip supplied to check the water hardness level, or your local water supplier will be able to advise you on the hardness of the water in your area.
  • Page 24: Filling The Water Container

    Filling the water container If the machine is plumbed into the mains drinking water supply, the water container will fill automatically as soon as the machine is switched on. The inlet device on the lid of the water container ensures that the water is taken in slowly.
  • Page 25: Filling The Coffee Bean Container

    Filling the coffee bean container If you want to use freshly ground coffee beans for each cup of espresso or coffee, fill the coffee bean container with roasted coffee beans. Alternatively, you can make coffee or espresso with ready ground coffee (see "Making coffee or espresso using ready ground coffee").
  • Page 26: Switching The Coffee Machine On And Off

    Switching the coffee machine on and off Switching on Switching off ^ Touch the On/Off sensor K. When the machine is switched on it heats up and rinses out the pipework. If coffee has been dispensed, the This cleans and heats the pipework in coffee machine will rinse the coffee preparation for making coffee.
  • Page 27: Spout Adjustment (Cupsensor)

    Spout adjustment (CupSensor) Switching spout adjustment on or off The central spout cannot be ^ Touch "Main menu" or the # sensor. adjusted manually. ^ Touch "Settings" %. The coffee machine senses the height ^ Swipe the display until "Spout of the cup or glass being used.
  • Page 28: Making Drinks

    Making drinks Espresso, Coffee or Long Making two portions coffee You can request two portions of espresso, coffee or long coffee to be These drinks are in the drinks menu. dispensed at once either into one cup or two separate cups. These drinks are in the drinks menu.
  • Page 29: Cancelling Preparation

    Making drinks Cancelling preparation Making espresso and coffee using ready ground coffee To cancel preparation: To make espresso or coffee using ^ Touch "Stop" ready ground coffee, add a portion of ground coffee to the ground coffee chute. ^ Touch "Cancel". This gives you the option of making a Dispensing several cups of cup of decaffinated coffee, for...
  • Page 30 Making drinks Adding ready ground coffee Making espresso and coffee using ready ground coffee Use the coffee spoon supplied. If you want to use ready ground coffee Do not add more than one level to make the drink: spoon of ground coffee to the coffee ^ Touch "Yes".
  • Page 31: Drinks With Milk

    Making drinks Drinks with milk Only use pasteurised milk to avoid a build-up of bacteria. You can use milk to make different coffee specialities, hot milk or milk froth. The following can be made: Cappuccino H consisting of two thirds milk froth and a third espresso.
  • Page 32: Dispensing Hot Water

    Making drinks Making drinks using a profile Making drinks with milk These drinks are in the drinks menu. If you have set the machine up for a specific user profile (see "Profiles") you ^ Place a suitable container can select this before you make a drink. underneath the central spout.
  • Page 33: Coffee The Way You Like It

    Coffee the way you like it To customise the coffee machine to suit To avoid damaging the grinder: your exact requirements, you can – adjust the grinder setting, Only ever adjust the grinder by one – change the amount of coffee, setting at a time.
  • Page 34: Altering The Drinks Parameters

    Coffee the way you like it Altering the drinks parameters – espresso or coffee only trickles into the cup. You can set the amount of coffee, pre-brewing and the brewing – the crema is dark brown. temperature for each drink individually. –...
  • Page 35: Pre-Brewing The Coffee

    Coffee the way you like it ^ Swipe the screen in the "Brew temperature" field until the setting you want appears. ^ Touch "OK". The setting is now saved. Pre-brewing the coffee When the Pre-brewing function is switched on, the freshly ground coffee is first moistened with a little hot water.
  • Page 36: Setting The Portion Size

    Setting the portion size Setting the portion size The flavour of the coffee produced depends on the type of coffee, how Start in the drinks menu. finely the beans are ground and the ^ Place the desired cup under the quantity of water used.
  • Page 37 Setting the portion size The coffee machine starts making the drink. You can now programme the portion size for each selected ingredient as soon as Save appears in the display. ^ Touch "Save" when the amount you want of the particular ingredient has been dispensed.
  • Page 38: Resetting Drinks

    Resetting drinks You can reset the portion sizes and the parameters for all drinks back to their factory default setting. Start in the drinks menu. ^ Touch "Process". ^ Touch "Reset drinks". "Reset all drinks to default?" will appear in the display. ^ Touch "Yes".
  • Page 39: Setting Up Profiles

    For each individual profile back to the Miele standard profile you can select the portion sizes for automatically after each drink is each drink (see "Setting the portion dispensed or so that it retains the size").
  • Page 40: Deleting A Profile

    Miele standard profile automatically after a drink is dispensed. When switched on Each time the machine is switched on it will automatically select the Miele stan- dard profile regardless of which profile was selected before the machine was last switched off.
  • Page 41: Processing Drinks For A Profile

    Processing drinks for a profile ^ Enter a name for the newly created You can create your own drinks for each profile and set the portion size drink (maximum of 8 characters) and and drinks parameters, e.g. amount of touch "Save". coffee, brewing temperature for each The newly created drink will appear in drink individually.
  • Page 42: Settings

    Settings Changing and saving settings You can use the "Settings" menu to customise the coffee machine to suit ^ Touch "Main menu" or the # sensor. your requirements. ^ Touch "Settings" % . Calling up the "Settings" menu ^ Swipe the screen until the setting you want appears and then touch this.
  • Page 43: Possible Setting Options

    Settings Possible setting options The factory setting for the option is shown in bold. Option Available settings Language Deutsch, English and other languages Country Time Display Off / On / Night dimming Clock type Analogue /Digital Clock format 12 h / 24 h Date Timer Timer 1...
  • Page 44 Settings Option Available settings Brightness Volume Buzzer tones Keypad tone Plate warmer On / Off / Automatic Mains water On / Off Spout adjustment On / Off Showroom programme Demo mode (On / Off) Factory default Do not reset Reset...
  • Page 45: Language

    Settings Language Clock type You can select the language (and The time can be displayed as country variant of that language) for all the display text. Tip: If you select the wrong language by mistake, follow the flag symbol F to find the "Language"...
  • Page 46: Timer

    Settings Timer Switch on at There are two timers with the following Please note that the coffee machine functions: will not switch on at the required time if you have activated the system lock. The coffee machine – switches on at a particular time, e.g. If the coffee machine has switched in the morning for breakfast ("Switch itself on using the "Switch on at"...
  • Page 47: Eco Mode

    Settings Eco mode Allocating days of the week Select the day of the week you want. The Eco mode is an energy-saving The day of the week selected will be mode. The steam system only heats up marked with a tick 9. when a coffee or steam for hot milk or milk froth is selected.
  • Page 48: Lighting

    Settings Lighting Info (Display information) You have the following options: In the "Info" option, the number of portions prepared for each individual – You can set the brightness when the drink can be displayed. machine is switched on. You can also see whether more than 50 –...
  • Page 49: Water Hardness

    The special connection cable required is available to order from Miele or your Miele dealer. Once the plate warming drawer is connected, you will need activate it in...
  • Page 50: Factory Default

    Settings Factory default Demo mode (Showroom programme) You can reset the settings back to the ones which were set when the coffee Do not activate this setting for machine was delivered - the factory domestic use! default settings. The coffee machine can be Please refer to the "Possible setting demonstrated in the showroom or at options"...
  • Page 51: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Quick guide Clean the coffee machine every day to prevent a build-up of bacteria. Recommended frequency What do I have to clean / maintain? Every day the milk flask and lid (at the end of the day) the water container the waste container the drip tray and the drip tray cover...
  • Page 52 Cleaning and care Danger of burning. All surfaces are susceptible to Allow the coffee machine to cool scratching. Scratches on glass down before cleaning. Please be surfaces could even cause a aware that the water in the drip tray breakage. will be very hot.
  • Page 53: Rinsing The Coffee Machine

    Cleaning and care Rinsing the coffee machine Milk pipework When a coffee drink has been All parts of the milk system need to dispensed, the coffee machine rinses be cleaned thoroughly and regularly itself before switching off to remove any remaining coffee residue.
  • Page 54: Cleaning The Milk Pipework Using The Cleaning Agent For Milk Pipework

    Each time the coffee machine coffee machine. It is available to order is switched on the number of days until from Miele (see back page for contact the milk pipework needs to be cleaned details), your Miele dealer or via the will appear in the display.
  • Page 55: Milk Flask And Lid

    Cleaning and care Milk flask and lid It is important to keep the neck and flange of the flask clean (whilst filling it and carrying it). If the flask is dirty it could cause a fault with the machine. ^ Clean the glass milk flask in the dishwasher or by hand using hot water and a little washing-up liquid.
  • Page 56: Central Spout

    Cleaning and care Central spout Clean the cover of the central spout by hand only using hot water and a little washing-up liquid. All other parts are dishwasher safe. The central spout must be in the maintenance position for cleaning. Otherwise you will not be able to remove the parts.
  • Page 57 Cleaning and care ^ Turn upper connecting piece a and ^ Reassemble the dispensing unit in pull it upwards to remove it. Remove the reverse order: Make sure that lower connecting piece b in the upper connecting piece a clicks into position.
  • Page 58: Conditioning The Milk Valve

    Cleaning and care Conditioning the milk valve Sensor cover The milk valve should be cleaned once The sensor cover for the cup protection a week to ensure good quality milk cut-out is located under the central froth. spout. If the automatic spout adjustment sensors do not clearly ^ Touch "Main menu"...
  • Page 59: Water Container

    Cleaning and care Water container Waste container Change the water every day to prevent After a certain period of time a reminder a build-up of bacteria. to empty the waste container will appear in the display. The waste Make sure that the valve, the container must be cleaned when this underside of the water container and message appears.
  • Page 60: Drip Tray

    Cleaning and care Drip tray Make sure that the metal contact discs on the drip tray are cleaned Clean the drip tray every day to and dried properly. The discs will not prevent unpleasant odours and be able to detect that the drip tray is mildew.
  • Page 61: Drip Tray Cover

    Cleaning and care Drip tray cover Central spout connector ^ Remove the drip tray cover. The part which connects the brew unit and the central spout is located on the ^ It can be cleaned in the dishwasher inside of the machine door. or by hand using hot water and a little washing-up liquid.
  • Page 62: Interior And Machine Front

    Cleaning and care Interior and machine front Brew unit ^ First take out all removable parts and Clean the brew unit by hand only then clean the interior and the using hot water. Do not use machine front with a mild solution of washing-up liquid or any other hot water and washing-up liquid.
  • Page 63 Cleaning and care If you cannot remove the brew unit or can only do so with difficulty, the brew unit is not in the correct position (see "Problem solving guide"). When the brew unit has been pulled out, do not alter the position of the brew unit handle.
  • Page 64 Therefore use the cleaning tablets supplied to clean the brew unit. These have been specially formulated for use in this coffee machine and are available to order from Miele (see back page for contact details), your Miele dealer or via the internet at
  • Page 65: Machine Front

    Cleaning and care Machine front If soiling is not removed promptly it could cause the surfaces of the machine to alter or discolour. Remove any soiling immediately. Make sure that water cannot get in behind the display. All external surfaces are susceptible to scratching.
  • Page 66: Descaling

    The following message will appear this coffee machine and are available to in the display: "No. of uses until order from Miele (see back page for descaling: 50". The remaining number contact details), your Miele dealer or of drinks that can be made before via the internet at
  • Page 67 Descaling ^ Touch "OK". The coffee machine has now been descaled and can be used for making drinks again. When descaling the machine, wipe up any spillages or splashes of descaling agent immediately. These would damage the surface. After descaling the machine, carefully ^ Fill the water container up to the F rinse the water container and the drip tray to remove all traces of descaling...
  • Page 68: Problem Solving Guide

    (see back cover for contact details). Messages in the display ^ Follow the instructions to remedy the problem. ^ If after this, the fault message appears in the display again, contact Miele. Message Possible cause and remedy Fault 1 - 4 There is a fault inside the machine.
  • Page 69 Problem solving guide Message Possible cause and remedy Fault 73 The brew unit cannot move into the correct position or it is dirty and the ground coffee cannot be processed. ^ Try to remove the brew unit (see "Cleaning and care – "Check brew unit"...
  • Page 70 Problem solving guide Message Possible cause and remedy Fault 234 The cup protection cut-out has been triggered during the making of three drinks since the coffee machine was switched on. The cups or glasses being used have not been clearly recognised by the automatic spout adjustment function.
  • Page 71 Problem solving guide Message Possible cause and remedy "Push the water The water container is not positioned correctly inside the container in until it machine. engages" ^ Remove the water container and replace it. This fault message also appears if the water container was not correctly filled and positioned for descaling.
  • Page 72 The main fuse has tripped due to a problem with the coffee machine, the electricity supply or another appliance. ^ Switch off at the wall socket and unplug it. ^ Contact a qualified electrician or Miele. The coffee The switching off time programmed using the timer has been machine switches reached.
  • Page 73 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy The coffee The system lock is activated. machine does not ^ Deactivate the system lock (see "Settings - System lock"). switch itself on, although the The day of the week has not been selected. "Switch on at"...
  • Page 74 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy There is no milk or The milk pipework or the air intake tube is blocked. milk froth being ^ Follow the instructions in "Cleaning blockages from the dispensed from milk pipework". the central spout. "Fill and insert milk The lid of the milk flask could be dirty preventing the sensors flask"...
  • Page 75 ^ Use another cup or glass and make a drink. moves to the rim ^ If the cup protection cut-out is triggered again or the of the container central spout moves to the rim of the cup or glass again, and triggers the contact Miele. cup protection cut-out.
  • Page 76 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy The cup If the cleaning container is very close to or touching the rear protection cut-out panel, the automatic spout adjustment will not detect it is not working. properly. The central spout ^ Move the cleaning container slightly further forward.
  • Page 77 ^ Fill the container with fresh beans. There could be stones in amongst the coffee beans. ^ Switch the coffee machine off immediately. Contact Miele. Espresso or coffee The coffee is too coarsely ground. flows into the cup ^ Set the grinder on a finer setting (see "Grinder setting").
  • Page 78 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy The crema on the The grinder setting is not correct. coffee or espresso ^ Set the grinder on a finer or coarser setting (see "Grinder is not as it should setting"). The brewing temperature is too high for this type of coffee. ^ Set a lower brewing temperature (see "Brewing temperature").
  • Page 79: Cleaning Blockages From The Milk Pipework

    Cleaning blockages from the milk pipework Step 1: Cleaning the milk If you notice that the quality of the milk froth is not satisfactory, this could be pipework in the lid of the milk caused by a blockage in the air intake flask tube.
  • Page 80 Cleaning blockages from the milk pipework To reassemble the lid:. ^ First insert the seal in the lid. Then fit the milk intake tube into the seal. Make sure that you do not fit the slanted end of the milk intake tube into the seal.
  • Page 81 Cleaning blockages from the milk pipework ^ Insert the brush in the milk valve. ^ Push the tubes back onto the angled connector and replace this in the Move the brush back and forth. machine. ^ Remove and dismantle the ^ Re-insert the air intake tube into dispensing unit as described in opening c.
  • Page 82: After Sales / Guarantee

    In the event of a fault which you cannot correct yourself, or if the appliance is under guarantee, please contact: – your Miele Dealer – Miele (see back cover for contact details). Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded for training purposes (UK only).
  • Page 83: Saving Energy

    Saving energy Changing the following settings from their factory default will increase the energy consumption of the coffee machine: – Eco mode – Lighting – Time of day display – Timer When altering these settings, the message "This setting increases energy consumption"...
  • Page 84: Plumbed In Water Connection

    Plumbed in water connection Notes on connecting to the The machine is only suitable for connection to a cold water supply, mains water supply which Connection to the mains water – is connected directly to the fresh supply should only be carried out by water supply, to guarantee a qualified and competent person.
  • Page 85 Plumbed in water connection Connection to the water inlet A faulty stainless steel hose must only be replaced by a genuine Miele Before making plumbing replacement hose (available from connections, ensure that the Miele). Make sure that the water machine is disconnected from the hose is suitable for food use.
  • Page 86: Electrical Connection U.k., Za, Irl

    Electrical connection U.K., ZA, IRL All electrical work should be carried out Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 by a suitably qualified and competent The fuse cover must be refitted when person only, in strict accordance with changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover current national and local safety is lost, the plug must not be used until a regulations (BS 7671 in the UK).
  • Page 87: Installation

    (except when it is combined with a suitable Miele built-in plate or food warming drawer). Some Miele warming drawers can be connected directly to a socket at the rear of the coffee machine using a special connection cable (available as an optional accessory) so that it can be switched on and off at the same time as the coffee machine.
  • Page 88: Ventilation

    Before installation make sure that with a sealing strip you should fit a there is no power supply to the Miele sealing strip to the machine machine. This also applies should it before installing it. This is fitted from ever need to be taken out of its the back of the machine.
  • Page 89 Installation Tip: It is useful to have somewhere at Four M5 hexagon socket screws are the height of the niche to place the supplied for aligning and securing the machine on. This makes electrical machine in its niche. connection and connection to the ^ Open the front of the machine and plumbed in water supply easier.
  • Page 90: Adjusting The Hinges

    Installation Adjusting the hinges If the machine front becomes difficult to open or close after installation you can adjust the hinges to realign it: ^ Turn screw a to align the front of the machine so that it is flush with the front of the housing unit.
  • Page 91: Copyright And Licences

    You will need to enter the specific product name. Miele will provide the source code for all components of software licensed under the GNU General Public Licence and comparable Open Source licences. For source code requests please email info|
  • Page 92 Alteration rights reserved / 2713 M.-Nr. 09 549 930 / 01 CVA 6805 (C)

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