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Miele F 1801 Vi Operating And Installation Instructions


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Operating and Installation
F 1801 Vi
F 1811 Vi
F 1901 Vi
F 1911 Vi
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and machine damage
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 07 155 780


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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Freezer F 1801 Vi F 1811 Vi F 1901 Vi F 1911 Vi en - US, CA To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 07 155 780...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS....... . . 4 Guide to the freezer ..........7 Before use .
  • Page 3 Contents Installation ............45 Installation site .
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Electrical Safety When using the appliance, follow basic safety precautions, including Before installation, make sure that the following: the voltage and frequency listed on the data plate correspond with the Read all instructions before household electrical supply. This data installation and use to prevent must correspond to prevent injury and accidents and machine damage.
  • Page 5 Installation and repair work should disinfection or other treatment before or be performed by a Miele authorized after the filter is used; the filter alone is service technician. Work by unqualified not an adequate safeguard.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Disposal of your old appliance Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the Before disposing of an old vicinity of this or any other appliance. appliance, first make the door latch or Do not deactivate the water filter lock unusable.
  • Page 7: Guide To The Freezer

    Guide to the freezer a Door shelves (height adjustable) b Shelves (height adjustable) c Ice cube maker d Ice cube container e Control panel f Main switch to turn the appliance On/Off g Freezer basket h Water filter...
  • Page 8 Guide to the freezer Control panel a Access button "p" d On/Off sensor button for the ice cube maker b Temperature display X colder; Y warmer e Sensor button for the temperature Allows you to set the desired and door alarm* temperature in the freezer f Water filter change indicator* c On/Off sensor button for the...
  • Page 9: Before Use

    Before use Before using for the first time Turning the appliance On/Off ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and ^ Open the appliance door. the accessories with a mild solution of warm water and liquid dish soap. Dry with a soft cloth. After installing the appliance, wait at least 30 minutes before switching ^ Turn the appliance On/Off with the...
  • Page 10: Settings

    Settings Using the settings Custom settings When a sensor button has been In the custom settings mode you can selected with a finger touch, it will select and change functions. The appear yellow. function possibilities are described in A de-selected button will appear white. the respective chapters of this manual.
  • Page 11: Turning The Button Sound On/Off

    Settings ^ While holding down the X button, Turning the button sound press the access button "p" once. On/Off Keep holding the X button down until If you prefer the buttons to be silent the following appears in the display when touched the button sound can be (approx.
  • Page 12: Turning Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Settings Turning off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for an extended time (for example, during a vacation) some precautions need to be taken: ^ Shut off the water supply line, (several hours before switching off the appliance) ^ Take all food out of the appliance ^ Turn the appliance off...
  • Page 13: Alarm

    Alarm The appliance is equipped with an Turning the temperature alarm Off alarm system, to ensure that the As soon as the alarm condition is temperature does not rise unnoticed corrected, the alarm signal turns off because of energy loss or an open and the affected zone stops flashing in door.
  • Page 14: Setting The Temperature

    Setting the temperature Setting the temperature Temperature range The temperature can be set within the following range: 7°F to -9°F (-14°C to -23°C). To freeze fresh food and store frozen ^ Touch the access button "p" so it food for an extended period of time, a turns yellow.
  • Page 15 Setting the temperature ^ While holding down the X button, Temperature unit press the access button "p" once. (Fahrenheit/Celsius) Keep holding the X button down until The temperature can be displayed in the following appears in the display degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C). (approx.
  • Page 16: Using The Freezer Efficiently

    Using the freezer efficiently Freezing food Placing food in the freezer Fresh food should be frozen as quickly Food to be frozen can be placed as possible. This helps maintain the anywhere in the freezer. nutritional value, vitamin content, Load bearing capacity of the baskets: appearance and taste of the food.
  • Page 17: Defrosting

    Using the freezer efficiently Defrosting Cooling drinks quickly Frozen food can be defrosted in To cool drinks quickly, switch on the different ways: SuperCool function, see "SuperCool" for more information. – in a microwave oven, Do not leave bottles in the freezer for –...
  • Page 18 Using the freezer efficiently Freezing tips – Do not place hot foods or drinks in the freezer. This causes already – The following are examples of foods frozen food to thaw, and increases suitable for freezing: the energy consumption Fresh meat, poultry, game, fish, considerably.
  • Page 19: Supercool

    SuperCool When the SuperCool function is Switching off SuperCool activated, the appliance is cooled as The SuperCool function automatically cold as possible (to a factory-preset switches off after approx. 52 hours. The temperature). sensor button turns white, and the appliance continues running at normal SuperCool power.
  • Page 20: Ice Cube Maker

    Ice cube maker For the automatic ice cube maker to Do not use the ice cube container operate, it must be connected to the for rapid cooling of food or drinks. household water supply. See The ice cube maker may become "Plumbing".
  • Page 21: Automatic Defrost

    Automatic defrost The freezer defrosts automatically. The moisture generated in the appliance collects in the evaporator. It is automatically defrosted and dissipated by the condenser periodically. This automatic defrosting system enables the freezer to remain permanently ice-free, while ensuring that the food stored in the freezer stays frozen.
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Interior Fittings

    Adjusting the interior fittings Moving the shelves Freezer baskets The shelves can be adjusted according For easier loading, unloading, and to the height of the food. cleaning, the freezer baskets can be shifted or completely removed. ^ Using both hands, grasp the shelf ^ Pull the basket forward until from underneath and lift slightly so that the rear of the shelf is slightly...
  • Page 23: Ice Cube Container

    Adjusting the interior fittings Ice cube container The ice cube container is set on telescopic tracks, and can be removed for loading, unloading and cleaning. ^ Slide the container forward until resistance is felt. ^ On both sides of the container, pull the latches (see arrow) upward and lift the container out of the freezer.
  • Page 24: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Before cleaning To reduce the risk of electrical shock, disconnect the appliance from the power supply by shutting off the power main, tripping the circuit breaker or unplugging the power cord before maintenance. ^ Use the main switch to turn the appliance off completely.
  • Page 25: Ventilation Slits

    Cleaning and care Ventilation slits Aluminum frames ^ Check the ventilation slits in the base The shelf frames are made of aluminum. panel regularly. Remove any dirt/dust with a vacuum cleaner or ^ Clean the frames with a mild solution brush.
  • Page 26: Changing The Light Bulb

    Cleaning and care Changing the light bulb Never touch a halogen bulb with The lighting automatically switches off bare fingers. after the door has been open for When inserting a glass halogen bulb approx. 5 minutes. This is not a fault. always hold with a soft cloth.
  • Page 27 Cleaning and care Side lighting ^ Turn the light cover counterclockwise and pull out. Never touch a halogen bulb with bare fingers. When inserting a glass halogen bulb always hold with a soft cloth. ^ Pull the defective light bulb from the socket.
  • Page 28: Water Filter

    Replacement filters can be ordered adequate disinfection or other from Miele. treatment before or after use of a filter. – When the red filter indicator flashes, it is time to change the filter.
  • Page 29: Exchanging The Water Filter

    Water filter Exchanging the water filter ^ Push in and rotate the filter cap on ^ Push the filter cartridge with cap, in a the base panel of your appliance counterclockwise 180°, 1. horizontal position, all the way into the opening in the base panel, 5. ^ Pull the used filter cartridge out of the ^ Rotate the filter cartridge clockwise appliance, 2.
  • Page 30 Water filter ^ While holding down the X button, Re-setting the filter indicator press the access button "p" once. The filter indicator still flashes in the Keep holding the X button down until display. the following appears in the display (approx.
  • Page 31 The "filter" indicator is no longer visible To purchase a bypass cartridge, on the control panel. contact Miele. When you are in the Custom settings mode the door alarm is turned off automatically. Once the door is closed it is reactivated.
  • Page 32: Filter Performance Data Sheet

    Filter Performance Data Sheet...
  • Page 33 Filter Performance Data Sheet...
  • Page 34: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions With the aid of the following guide minor problems can be corrected without a service call. Repairs should only be carried out by a qualified and trained person in strict accordance with local and national safety regulations. Unauthorized repairs could cause personal injury or machine damage and may void the warranty.
  • Page 35 Possible fault Solution Water is flowing out of Close the shut-off valve immediately. the appliance. Check whether the water Contact Miele Technical pipe in the appliance is Service. defective. Check whether the water Contact a plumber. pressure is too low.
  • Page 36 There has been a power failure. The filter display is red. This is a warning that the Order replacement filters water filter needs to be from Miele. changed soon. The filter display is The water filter needs to See "Replacing the water flashing red.
  • Page 37 The appliance is not turned Check that the appliance is switched on. The water supply line was Contact Miele. not primed (purged of air) before the appliance was used for the first time. Check if: See "Ice Cube Maker"...
  • Page 38 Frequently asked questions Problems with the ice maker Issue Possible fault Solution The ice cubes are Other domestic appliances Avoid using such items as a small. that use water are in dishwasher, washing operation. machine or shower at the same time. Check whether the water See "Water filter"...
  • Page 39 Frequently asked questions Problems with the ice maker Issue Possible fault Solution The ice maker is not Check the water Contact a plumber. producing enough ice pressure. The water pressure must be or the ice cubes are misshapen. between 25 and 120 psi (1.72-8.25 bar).
  • Page 40 Frequently asked questions The appliance is making noises. Issue Possible fault Solution Brrrrr... Humming noise made by the These noises are not a compressor. This noise can fault. get louder for brief periods The noise of the when the motor is switching compressor and the coolant circulating in the system is unavoidable.
  • Page 41: After Sales Service

    Miele Service department, Extended Service Contracts offered by other providers for Miele products will not be recognized by Miele. Our goal is to prevent unauthorized (and untrained) service personnel from working on your Miele products, possibly doing further damage to them, you and/or your home.
  • Page 43 Installation instructions To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use.
  • Page 44: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing materials Disposal of an old appliance The cardboard box and packing Old appliances contain materials that materials are biodegradable and can be recycled. Please contact your recyclable. Please recycle. local recycling center about the possibility of recycling these materials.
  • Page 45: Installation

    Installation Installation site Have the appliance installed by a The appliance should be installed in a qualified technician, according to dry, well-ventilated room. the enclosed installation instructions. Do not install the appliance: The manufacturer is not liable for - outdoors damage to property due to an - in an environment with dripping incorrect installation or water...
  • Page 46 See "Niche dimensions". If in doubt, contact Miele. The side walls of the installation cavity Furniture/fixtures must be plumb. The new appliance will be mounted...
  • Page 47: Custom Door Panels

    F 18X1 Vi ... . 66 lbs (30 kg) F 19X1 Vi ... . 80 lbs (36 kg) Contact Miele or your dealer for specific information about which...
  • Page 48 Installation . . . with partition The "Merging Kit" can be obtained from Miele. Side panels If one side of the appliance is visible, a side panel must be used. The side panel must be firmly secured to the wall, the floor and the overhead furniture/fixtures before the appliance is placed in the cavity.
  • Page 49 To connect these doors on the rear, a metal strip can be purchased as an optional accessory. Contact Miele. When attaching the metal strip to the furniture doors, observe the maximum length of the screws and the position of the drill holes.
  • Page 50: Dimensions

    Dimensions Niche dimensions Niche width (A) F 18X1 Vi 30" (762 mm) F 19X1 Vi 36" (915 mm)
  • Page 51 Dimensions 1. Power supply 2. Water connection F 18X1 Vi 15" (381 mm) F 19X1 Vi 18" (458 mm) Door dimensions (open 115°) F 18X1 Vi " (829 mm) " (363 mm) F 19X1 Vi " (982 mm) " (428 mm)
  • Page 52: Installing The Appliance

    Installing the appliance Before you begin Tools needed for installation – Cutter with adjustable blade Read these instructions completely and carefully. – Cordless screwdriver T 20 Have the appliance installed by a – Torx screwdriver T 20 qualified technician, according to the enclosed installation instructions.
  • Page 53 Installing the appliance Check the installation niche Before installation To ensure a safe, trouble-free Caution - the appliance is very installation and the best possible heavy. Use caution when unpacking cosmetic result, check to be sure and opening the door, danger of that the installation space complies tipping.
  • Page 54: Remotevision Module Installation

    Installing the appliance ^ Loosen the bracket that holds the appliance to the pallet. ^ Unscrew the screws a on the cover b and pull off the sticker c. Caution! The appliance is no ^ Remove the cover b. longer secured and may be unstable.
  • Page 55: Preparing The Installation Niche

    In that case, repeat the process. If that does not correct the Keep the appliance door closed problem, contact Miele. until it is securely fastened in the niche. Tipping hazard. If the installation niche is deeper than the appliance, a solid wooden beam a ^ Pull the antenna d straight out.
  • Page 56 Installing the appliance Anti-tip brackets The anti-tip brackets help keep the appliance safely secured to the installation niche to prevent tipping. Two anti-tip brackets are recommended for each appliance or appliance combination (side-by-side). ^ Drill pilot holes: – " (3 mm) for 5 x 60 mm wood screws –...
  • Page 57 Installing the appliance Securing an alternative anti-tip – The beam must cover the appliance by at least 2" (50.8 mm). device ^ Mark the installation height (lower If the anti-tip brackets cannot be attached securely, an alternative edge of the beam) on the rear wall of anti-tip device can be used.
  • Page 58: Sliding The Appliance Into The Installation Niche

    Installing the appliance Sliding the appliance into the In the case of side-by-side installation niche installations, a separate outlet must be used for each appliance. ^ To prevent the power cord from becoming caught: Tie a piece of string to the middle of the power cord and feed it forward under the appliance.
  • Page 59: Aligning The Appliance

    Installing the appliance Aligning the appliance A mark is located on the appliance base and is used as a standard gauge ^ Align the appliance with the custom for height adjustment. When adjusting front. the height, align this mark at 1 "...
  • Page 60: Attaching The Appliance To The Installation Niche

    Installing the appliance Note: – Do not twist or jam the appliance inside the niche. When unscrewing the height-adjustable feet, proceed gradually, alternating between left and right. – The adjustment of the rear feet is aided if the appliance is lifted at the rear (tipped forward slightly).
  • Page 61 Installing the appliance For a side-by-side combination the filler strips from both appliances are put together to form one long filler strip: ^ Take the peg from the "side-by-side merging kit" and insert it halfway into ^ Open the appliance door. the filler strip rail on the left-side ^ Screw the attachment plate lugs m to appliance.
  • Page 62: Preparing The Custom Door

    Installing the appliance Preparing the custom door ^ Open the appliance door. ^ Unscrew the installation supports n ^ Measure the distance X between the from the appliance door. bracket from the door and the ^ Loosen the remaining screws from overhead furniture/fixtures.
  • Page 63 Installing the appliance ^ Mark the distance X on the back-side Please note: When attaching the of the custom door. mounting frame onto two adjacent doors (see "Front panel gap kit") ^ Also calculate and mark the center of screw into the thicker outer frames the custom door Y.
  • Page 64: Attaching And Aligning The Custom Door Front

    Installing the appliance Attaching and aligning the custom door front ^ Fit the door handle to the custom door. Note that the screws are applied from the reverse side. ^ Tighten the nuts on the adjusting rail. This will correct the side alignment of the door.
  • Page 65 Installing the appliance Attaching the covers The lower bracket corrects the side position of the door: ^ Loosen the screw. ^ Check the side position of the door. ^ Thread the wood screw. ^ Tighten the screw. ^ Put the cover on the brackets. ^ To mount the cover strips on both sides of the door, click them into place from bottom to top, into the...
  • Page 66 Installing the appliance Attaching the toe-kick panel The maximum height of the toe-kick panel is 4" from the top of the floor. Do not cover the ventilation slits in the base panel. Risk of damage to the appliance. ^ Insert the cover strip into the space between the appliance and the side panel.
  • Page 67 Installing the appliance Mounting the air separator The air separator keeps the supply and exhaust air separate. This prevents warm exhaust air from flowing into the machine, optimizing the energy performance of the unit. ^ Position the air separator in the center of the appliance door.
  • Page 68: Plumbing

    Plumbing All plumbing work should be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person, in accordance with all applicable local and national regulations. The manufacturer is not liable for damage to property due to an incorrect installation or water connection.
  • Page 69 Plumbing Preparing the water connection The connection to the household water supply must be installed before the appliance is installed. ^ Turn off the main water valve to prevent damage caused by leaking water. ^ Attach the connecting pipe to the shut-off valve, according to the instructions supplied by the manufacturer of the ice cube maker...
  • Page 70 Plumbing ^ Push the union nut and seal onto the Connecting the water supply water pipe. When connecting the water pipe to ^ Push the end of the water pipe into the solenoid valve of the appliance, the appliance connection and screw follow the instructions supplied by on the union nut, 3.
  • Page 71: Electrical Connection

    If there are any questions regarding the electrical connection of this appliance to the power supply, please consult a licensed electrician or call the Miele Technical Service. U1-800-999-1360 V1-800-565-6435...
  • Page 72: Remotevision

    * Please note that each wireless router available as an optional accessory manufacturer supplies their own device from Miele. It can only be installed drivers and setup programs. Due to the by a Miele Service Technician. differences in manufacturers, exact router setup instructions are not included in this manual.
  • Page 73 RemoteVision ^ Tap the X button until ; appears in Accessing the RemoteVision the display. control panel ^ Touch the access button "p" to confirm. See the table on the following page for a description of each setting in the ^ Touch the access button "p"...
  • Page 74 RemoteVision MasterCool control panel options for RemoteVision Selectable Description of function options Back Reboot the module Reset the module to factory settings Enter Ad-Hoc Mode Note: If you cannot select any option (other than ; - "back"), the module has not been installed correctly.
  • Page 76 Alteration rights reserved / 2908 M.-Nr. 07 155 780 / 03 For the most updated manual see the Miele web site.

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