Miele TEA 225 WP Operating Instructions Manual

Miele TEA 225 WP Operating Instructions Manual

Heat pump dryer
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Operating instructions
Heat pump dryer
To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essen-
tial to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 11 892 010


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Summary of Contents for Miele TEA 225 WP

  • Page 1 Operating instructions Heat pump dryer To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essen- tial to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. en-GB M.-Nr. 11 892 010...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ................Warnings and safety instructions ..............Operating the tumble dryer ................18 Control panel ....................... 18 How the sensor controls work ................19 Before using for the first time ................20 Installation ......................20 Downtime after installation................20 Energy saving tips .....................
  • Page 3 Contents Fragrance flacon....................36 FragranceDos ...................... 36 Removing the protective seal from the fragrance flacon........36 Inserting a fragrance flacon................. 37 Opening the fragrance flacon ................38 Closing the fragrance flacon ................38 Replacing the fragrance flacon................39 Cleaning and care ..................... 40 Fluff filters......................
  • Page 4 Contents Installation......................56 Front view ......................56 Rear view......................57 Transporting the tumble dryer ................57 Transporting the tumble dryer to its installation site ........57 Installation ......................58 Levelling the tumble dryer ................58 Downtime after installation................58 Ventilation ....................... 59 Before moving the tumble dryer again ............
  • Page 5: Caring For The Environment

    Miele. By law, you are solely responsible for deleting any personal data from the ap- pliance prior to disposal.
  • Page 6: Warnings And Safety Instructions

    Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-compliance with these instructions. Keep these operating instructions in a safe place and pass them...
  • Page 7 Any other applications may be dangerous. Miele cannot be held li- able for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or opera- tion.
  • Page 8 It is essential that this standard safety re- quirement is met. If in any doubt, please have the household wiring system tested by a qualified electrician. Miele cannot be held liable for the consequences of an inadequate earthing system (e.g. electric shock).
  • Page 9 Warnings and safety instructions  Unauthorised repairs could result in unforeseen dangers for the user, for which Miele cannot accept liability. Repairs should only be undertaken by a Miele approved service technician, otherwise any subsequent damage will not be covered by the warranty.
  • Page 10 This special lamp must only be used for the purpose it is intended for. It is not suitable for room lighting. Replacement lamps may only be fitted by a Miele authorised person or the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 11 - Disconnect the tumble dryer from the electrical supply. - Air the room where the tumble dryer is located. - Contact the Miele Customer Service Department.  Risk of fire and explosion due to damage to the tumble dryer. The refrigerant is flammable and explosive if it leaks.
  • Page 12 Warnings and safety instructions  Warning: Do not switch the dryer off before the drying pro- gramme has finished. If this is done, the laundry must be hung up or spread out to cool it down.  Fabric conditioner and similar products must be used according to the instructions on the manufacturer's packaging.
  • Page 13 Warnings and safety instructions  To prevent the risk of fire, textiles that have not been cleaned thor- oughly or are still soiled with deposits of any kind must not be dried in this tumble dryer. This applies in particular to textiles that - have not been washed.
  • Page 14 Warnings and safety instructions  To prevent the risk of fire, these textiles must not be tumble dried: - textiles that have been cleaned using chemicals (e.g. professional dry-cleaning agents) - textiles which contain a large proportion of rubber, foam rubber or rubber-like materials.
  • Page 15 Warnings and safety instructions  Always close the door after use. This way you will avoid the danger of: - Children climbing onto or into the dryer or hiding things in it. - Pets or other small animals climbing into it. ...
  • Page 16 Warnings and safety instructions Using a fragrance flacon (optional accessory)  Only use genuine Miele original fragrance flacons.  The fragrance flacon must be stored in its packaging so please make sure you retain this.  Caution. The fragrance can leak out of the flacon. Make sure that...
  • Page 17  If you order a plinth for this tumble dryer (available from Miele as an optional accessory - depending on country), make sure it is the correct one.
  • Page 18: Operating The Tumble Dryer

    Operating the tumble dryer Control panel            a  sensor control (drying level) d  Sensor control (Delay start or For selecting the drying level time) b  PerfectDry indicator  For activating the Delay start ...
  • Page 19: How The Sensor Controls Work

    Operating the tumble dryer f  sensor control (Start/Add laun- i Programme selector dry) For selecting programmes and for switching off the appliance. The  The programme can be started tumble dryer is switched on by se- as soon as Start/Add laundry is lecting a programme and switched flashing on and off.
  • Page 20: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Installation Follow the procedure for using for the first time outlined in Before using the appliance for the these instructions first time, check that you have fol- lowed all the instructions under “In-  Read “1. Notes on correct laundry stallation”.
  • Page 21: Energy Saving Tips

    Energy saving tips - If possible, make use of time-vari- This dryer with heat-pump technology able, low-cost electricity tariffs. Ask is designed for energy-saving drying your energy supplier for information. cycles. However, you can save a little Your tumble dryer's delay start func- more energy with the following meas- tion will be useful as you can select ures as the drying time is not exten-...
  • Page 22: Notes On Correct Laundry Care

    1. Notes on correct laundry care Points to note regarding  Risk of fire due to incorrect use washed laundry and operation. The laundry can burn and destroy - When washing very heavily soiled the dryer and the surroundings. items ensure that you use sufficient See “Warning and Safety”...
  • Page 23: Drying

    1. Notes on correct laundry care Care label symbols Drying Tip: See the “Programme chart”. Drying It lists all programmes and their max-  Normal/higher temperature imum load sizes.  Low temperature* - Always observe the maximum recom- mended load size for each pro- * Select Gentle tumble gramme.
  • Page 24: Load The Tumble Dryer

    2. Load the tumble dryer Checking the FragranceDos socket Loading the laundry If you are not using a fragrance flacon, Preventing damage to fabrics. check that the FragranceDos socket is Before loading the dryer, read “1. closed. Notes on correct laundry care”. The “Fragrance flacon”...
  • Page 25: Select A Programme And Start It

    3. Select a programme and start it Selecting the running time for the Switching on the tumble dryer Warm air/DryFresh programme and selecting a programme The running time can be selected in The tumble dryer is switched on by se- 10 minute increments.
  • Page 26: Selecting Gentle Tumble

    3. Select a programme and start it Selecting Gentle tumble Delicate fabrics (with the  symbol on the care label, e.g. acrylic garments) are dried at a lower temperature. The programme running time is also longer.     Touch the  sensor control re- peatedly until Gentle tumble lights up.
  • Page 27 3. Select a programme and start it  Touch the Start/Add laundry sensor Starting the programme control to switch the indicators on Start/Add laundry flashes on and off on again (this does not have any effect the display. on a running programme). ...
  • Page 28: Remove The Laundry

    4. Remove the laundry End of programme/Anti-crease Items left in the dryer could be dam- action aged by overdrying when the dryer is used the next time. End of programme:  lights up on Always remove all items from the the time display and Start/Add laundry drum.
  • Page 29: Delay Start

     Delay start Selecting the Delay start func- Starting Delay start tion  Touch the  sensor control. With Delay start, you can delay the The Delay start process starts and start of a programme from counts down on the time display.  minutes up to  (hours).
  • Page 30: Programme Chart

    Programme chart All weights marked with * are based on the weight of dry laundry. Cottons  max. 7 kg* Use for Cotton items such as those described under Cottons Normal with normal residual moisture. Note - Items are dried to a Normal level only in this programme. - The Cottons ...
  • Page 31 Programme chart Delicates max. 2.5 kg* Normal, Hand iron Delicate items with the  symbol on the care label made of syn- Use for thetic fibre, mixed fibre, rayon, and easy care cotton. For example, shirts, blouses, lingerie, and appliquéd garments. The load should be reduced further for a particularly crease-free dry- ing process.
  • Page 32 Programme chart Proofing max. 2.5 kg* Use for Fabrics suitable for tumble drying, e.g. microfibre fabrics; skiwear; outdoor clothing; fine, close-weave cotton garments (poplin); and tablecloths. Note - With this programme, items can only be dried to the Normal level. - This programme includes an additional proofing fixing phase. - Only use proofing agents which are stated by the manufacturer as being “suitable for use on membrane fabrics”.
  • Page 33 Programme chart Warm air/DryFresh max. 7 kg* Note - For drying fabrics (Warm air) - For freshening up fabrics (DryFresh) - Do not select the longest drying time to start with. Check the items as you are drying them to find the optimum time. Use for - Airing: multi-layered fabrics whose layers have different drying characteristics, e.g.
  • Page 34: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Changing a programme once it Adding or removing laundry has started You have forgotten something but the programme is already running. It is no longer possible to change the selected programme. This is to prevent  Touch the  sensor control. the operation of the machine being The word Add will appear on the time tampered with.
  • Page 35: Condensed Water Container

    Condensed water container Emptying the condensed water container The condensed water is collected in the condensed water container. Empty the condensed water con- tainer after every drying programme. The  indicator will light up if the max- imum level of the condensed water container is reached.
  • Page 36: Fragrance Flacon

    Fragrance flacon FragranceDos Removing the protective seal from the fragrance flacon Fragrance flacons (optional accessor- ies) can be used to give your laundry a Only hold the fragrance flacon as il- pleasant scent. lustrated. Do not hold it at an angle or tip it, as the fragrance will leak out Tip: You can simply close the fragrance of it.
  • Page 37: Inserting A Fragrance Flacon

    Fragrance flacon Inserting a fragrance flacon  Open the door of the tumble dryer. The fragrance flacon is inserted in the upper fluff filter in the opening on the right hand side beside the grip. Markers  and  must line up with one another.
  • Page 38: Opening The Fragrance Flacon

    Fragrance flacon Opening the fragrance flacon Closing the fragrance flacon Before drying, you can select the in- After drying, the fragrance flacon should tensity of the fragrance. be closed to prevent the fragrance from escaping needlessly.  Turn the outer ring clockwise: the fur- ...
  • Page 39: Replacing The Fragrance Flacon

    Otherwise, the fragrance will leak out. Fragrance flacons are available to or- der from Miele or online at www.miele- - Always store in a cool, dry place shop.com. away from direct sunlight. - When purchasing new fragrance flac- ons, only remove the protective seal just before use.
  • Page 40: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care  Pull the upper fluff filter forwards to Fluff filters remove it. This tumble dryer has 2 fluff filters in the loading area of the door. Both fluff fil- ters trap fluff produced during the dry- ing process. Clean the fluff filters after each drying programme.
  • Page 41: Cleaning The Fluff Filters And Air Flow Openings Thoroughly

    Cleaning and care  Remove the fluff from the filter sur-  Turn the yellow dial on the lower fluff face of all the fluff filters and the per- filter in the direction of the arrow (until forated laundry deflector. it reaches the stop position).
  • Page 42: Cleaning The Fluff Filters With Water

    Cleaning and care  Use a vacuum cleaner with a long crevice nozzle attached to remove any visible fluff from the upper air flow openings. Finally, clean the fluff filters with water. Cleaning the fluff filters with water  Wipe the smooth plastic surfaces of the fluff filters with a damp cloth to clean them.
  • Page 43: Cleaning The Plinth Filter

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the plinth filter Clean the plinth filter whenever the  indicator light comes on or when the programme running time seems to be taking longer than usual.  To make the indicator light go out, open and close the door while the tumble dryer is switched on.
  • Page 44: Cleaning The Plinth Filter

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the plinth filter  Fit the plinth filter back on the handle. Make sure it is the correct way round.  Pull the handle out of the plinth filter.  Clean the plinth filter thoroughly un- der running water.
  • Page 45: Cleaning The Plinth Filter Access Panel

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the plinth filter access panel Cleaning the dryer Disconnect the tumble dryer from the electrical supply.  Damage due to the use of un- suitable care products. Unsuitable care products could dam- age plastic surfaces and other parts. Do not use any solvents, abrasive cleaners, glass cleaners, or all-pur- pose cleaners.
  • Page 46: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide Many malfunctions and faults that can occur in daily operation can be easily remedied. Time and money will be saved because a service call will not be needed. The following guide may help you to find the reason for a malfunction or a fault, and to correct it.
  • Page 47  Switch the dryer off and then on again. a programme has been  Start a programme. cancelled, a signal If the programme is cancelled again and an error sounds message appears, there is a fault. Contact the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 48: Indicator Lights Or Information On The Time Display

    Problem solving guide Indicator lights or information on the time display Problem Cause and remedy The  indicator light The tumble dryer is not working correctly or econom- comes on at the end of ically. Possible causes could be clogging caused by the programme.
  • Page 49: Unsatisfactory Drying Results

    Problem solving guide Unsatisfactory drying results Problem Cause and remedy The laundry is not suffi- The load consisted of different types of fabric. ciently dry.  Finish drying using the Warm air/DryFresh pro- gramme.  Select a more suitable programme next time. Useful tip: you can customise the drying levels for some programmes.
  • Page 50: The Drying Cycle Duration Is Very Long

    Problem solving guide The drying cycle duration is very long Problem Cause and remedy The drying process The room where the tumble dryer is located is too goes on too long or warm. even switches off.*  Ventilate the room thoroughly. Detergent residues, hair and fine fluff can clog the fil- ters.
  • Page 51: Other Problems

    The drum lighting is designed to last a long time and should not normally need to be replaced.  If you have tried everything but the drum lighting still does not come on, contact the Miele Cus- tomer Service Department.
  • Page 52: Replacing The Plinth Filter

    Problem solving guide Deformations Replacing the plinth filter The heat exchanger can clog up. Replace the plinth filter immediately if you see the following signs of wear before or after cleaning (optional ac- cessory). Poor fit Deformations indicate that the filter has become blocked and worn by continu- ous use.
  • Page 53 Problem solving guide Cracks, tears, indentations White residues or residues of other col- ours These residues arise from laundry fibres and traces of detergent components. They can be found on the front and side edges of the plinth filter. In extreme cases, they can form stubborn crust.
  • Page 54: Reactivating The Plinth Filter

    Problem solving guide Reactivating the plinth filter Checking the heat exchanger You can reactivate one or more soiled  Risk of injury from sharp cooling plinth filters in a washing machine. You fins. will then be able to use the plinth filter You could cut yourself.
  • Page 55: 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 or from your Miele dealer or the Miele Customer your Miele dealer. Service Department. You also can order these and many...
  • Page 56: Installation

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Front view a Mains connection cable e Plinth filter flap b Control panel f 4 height-adjustable feet c Condensed water container g Cooling air grille d Door h Drain hose for condensed water...
  • Page 57: Rear View

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Rear view  If the tumble dryer is being transpor- ted on its side, it must be tipped onto its left or right side. a Protruding lid for holding when mov-  If the tumble dryer is being transpor- ing the appliance ted upright and you are using a hand b Drain hose for condensed water...
  • Page 58: Installation

    - Air the room where the tumble dryer dryer must stand perfectly level. The is located. screw feet on the tumble dryer can be - Contact the Miele Customer Service adjusted to compensate for unevenness Department. in the floor. Downtime after installation ...
  • Page 59: Ventilation

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Ventilation The heat pump that is essential to the operation of this tumble dryer The cool air intake at the front of the generates a great deal of heat inside tumble dryer must not be blocked or its casing. There must be a reliable covered.
  • Page 60: Additional Installation Requirements

    – Washer-dryer stack heat. The tumble dryer can be combined with Make sure there is adequate room a Miele washing machine in a washer- for warm air from the dryer to be dir- dryer stack. The appropriate Miele ected away.
  • Page 61: External Condensed Water Outlet

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Installation conditions requiring a External condensed water out- non-return valve  Danger of condensed water Note back-flow. When drying is in progress, con- Water could flow back into the densed water is pumped into the con- tumble dryer or be drawn into it. densed water container through the Back-flow water could damage the drain hose which is located at the...
  • Page 62: Arranging The Drain Hose

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Arranging the drain hose Examples Drainage into a sink or floor gully  Damage to the drain hose through incorrect handling. Use the hose holder to secure the drain hose. The drain hose can suffer damage and leak. Do not pull on the drain hose and do not stretch it or allow it to become kinked.
  • Page 63 *INSTALLATION* Installation  Fit adapter 1 to the sink drain outlet Direct connection to a sink drain outlet using nut 2. Use the hose holder, the adapter, the The nut is usually fitted with a washer hose clips and the non-return valve which must be removed.
  • Page 64: Electrical Connection

    If the mains connection cable is dam- aged, it must only be replaced with a specific mains connection cable of the same type (available from the Miele Customer Service Department). For safety reasons, such replacement may only be carried out by a qualified spe- cialist or the Miele Customer Service Department.
  • Page 65: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 850 mm Width 596 mm Depth 640 mm Depth with door open 1054 mm Height for building under 820 mm (+8/-2 mm) Width for building under 600 mm Depth for building under 600 mm Suitable for pushing under a worktop Suitable for stacking Weight Approx. 62 kg Drum volume 120 litres Load size...
  • Page 66: Data Sheet For Household Tumble Driers

    Technical data Data sheet for household tumble driers In acc. with delegated regulation (EU) No. 392/2012 MIELE Model name/identifier TEA 225 WP 7,0 kg Rated capacity Type of tumble drier (Air-vented / condenser) - / ● Energy efficiency class A+++ (most efficient) to D (least efficient)
  • Page 67 Technical data If the household tumble drier is equipped with a power management system. This programme is suitable for drying normal wet cotton laundry and is the most efficient programme in terms of energy consumption for cotton. If the household tumble drier is a condenser tumble drier. For the standard cotton programme at full load.
  • Page 68: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Final spin speed in Residual Energy Duration Load size washing machine mois- ture 1000 1.70 Cottons  1000 0.96 Cottons Normal 1200 1.50 1400 1.45 1600 1.30 Cottons Normal 1000 1.75 incl. Gentle tumble Cottons Hand iron 1000 1.25 1200 1.10...
  • Page 69: Programmable Functions

    Programmable functions Choosing and selecting a program- Programming mable function You can use the programmable func- The number of the programmable tions to alter the dryer's electronics to function will appear on the time dis- suit your requirements. play as  and a number: Programming is carried out by following e.g. .
  • Page 70 Programmable functions Editing and saving a programmable The settings you have selected are now function stored in the memory. You can alter the settings again at any time. You can either switch a programmable function on/off or select different op- tions.
  • Page 71: Drying Levels

    Programmable functions  Drying levels  Lock code You can alter the drying levels for the The code prevents your dryer being Cottons and Minimum iron pro- used without your knowledge. grammes in increments. When the code has been activated, you Options have to enter the code after switching the dryer on.
  • Page 72: Control Field Switch-Off Behaviour

    Programmable functions  Control field switch-off be-  = Off (factory default) haviour  = On To save energy, the time display and  Anti-crease sensor controls will go out once the programme has been running for The drum will continue to rotate in a 10 minutes.
  • Page 75 United Kingdom Miele Co. Ltd., Fairacres, Marcham Road, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 1TW Tel: 0330 160 6600, Internet: www.miele.co.uk/service, E-mail: info@miele.co.uk Australia Ireland South Africa Miele Australia Pty. Ltd. Miele Ireland Ltd. Miele (Pty) Ltd. ACN 005 635 398 2024 Bianconi Avenue...
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