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Miele KM 460 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions

Ceramic hobs
KM 460 / KM 465
KM 461 / KM 464 / KM 466
KM 463 / KM 468 / KM 469
To avoid the risk of accidents
or damage to the appliance it is
essential to read these
operating instructions before it is
installed or used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 05 397 124



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Ceramic hobs KM 460 / KM 465 KM 461 / KM 464 / KM 466 KM 463 / KM 468 / KM 469 To avoid the risk of accidents GWHiOrZ or damage to the appliance it is essential to read these operating instructions before it is installed or used for the first time.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    KM 460 / KM 465 ........
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance KM 460 / KM 465 Ceramic hob abcd Single circle zone e Control area Control area f Cooking zone controls and displays g Hob ON / OFF h Safety lock Indicator light for: i Safety lock...
  • Page 5 Guide to the appliance KM 461 / KM 464 / KM 466 Ceramic hob a Double circle zone bcd Single circle zone e Control area Control area f Cooking zone controls and displays g Hob ON/OFF h Safety lock j Switching on the outer circle of the double circle zone Indicator lights for: i Safety lock...
  • Page 6 Guide to the appliance KM 463 / KM 468 / KM 469 Ceramic hob a Double circle zone bd Single circle zone c Extended cooking zone (Multi-zone) e Control area Control area f Cooking zone controls and displays g Hob ON/OFF h Safety lock j Switching on the outer circle of the double circle zone or the extended...
  • Page 7: Cooking Zone Controls And Displays

    Guide to the appliance Cooking zone controls and displays l Cooking zone symbol m Displays: = Cooking zone ready for use 1 to 9 = Power settings = Residual heat = Fault message (see on "Safety switch-off") n Indicator light for Auto heat-up o - and + sensor switches for selecting the power setting...
  • Page 8: Description Of The Cooking Zones

    Guide to the appliance Description of the cooking zones Cooking- KM 460 / KM 465 KM 461 / KM 466 zone ø in cm Rating in watts ø in cm Rating in watts 21.0 2000 14.5 / 21.0 1000 / 2000 14.5...
  • Page 9: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Installation and connection This appliance must not be installed over a dishwasher, The appliance must be installed washing machine, tumble dryer, and connected by a suitably refrigerator, freezer or fridge-freezer. qualified and competent person in strict The high temperatures radiated by it accordance with national and local could damage the appliance below.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Correct usage Do not use the appliance to heat up the room. Due to the high To avoid the risk of accidents and temperatures radiated, objects near the damage to the appliance you appliance could catch fire. The life of should read these operating the appliance could also be reduced.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children Keep all pans out of reach of children. Turn pan handles inwards The appliance is only intended for away from the edge of the hob. Danger use by adults who have read these of burning or scalding.
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions Protecting the appliance from Do not use a steam cleaner to clean this appliance. The steam damage could reach electrical components and Do not drop anything on the cause a short circuit. Pressurised ceramic surface. Even a light steam could also cause permanent object could cause damage in certain damage to the surface and to other...
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions Protection from burning and Do not cover the appliance, e.g. with a cloth, kitchen foil, etc. This scalding could be a fire hazard if the appliance The surface of the appliance is hot is switched on by mistake. when in use, and remains hot for Never leave the appliance quite a while after being switched off.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions Appliance faults Further safety notes In the event of damage or a defect, When using an electric socket near switch off the appliance immedi- the appliance, care should be ately. Disconnect completely from the taken that the cable of the electrical electricity supply.
  • Page 15: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing Disposal of your old appliance material Electrical and electronic appliances often contain materials which, if The transport and protective packing handled or disposed of incorrectly, has been selected from materials which could be potentially hazardous to are environmentally friendly for disposal human health and to the environment.
  • Page 16: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time General notes Cleaning and heating up for the first time A data plate for your appliance is supplied with this documentation. It Before using for the first time, clean the should be stuck into the space appliance with a damp cloth only and provided at the end of the instruction then wipe dry.
  • Page 17: Use

    Sensor switches Switching on This hob is equipped with electronic The hob must be switched on before sensor switches which react to finger any of the zones can be used. contact. To operate a cooking zone touch the To switch the hob on: relevant sensor switch.
  • Page 18: Settings

    Settings Cooking process Settings Melting butter, chocolate etc. 1 - 2 Dissolving gelatine Preparing yoghurt Thickening sauces containing egg yolk and butter 1 - 3 Warming small quantities of food/liquid Keeping warm food which sticks easily Cooking rice Warming liquid and semi-solid foods 2 - 4 Thickening sauces, e.g.
  • Page 19: Auto Heat-Up

    Auto heat-up How to activate Auto heat-up: ^ While a 0 is flashing in the cooking When Auto heat up has been activated, the cooking zone switches on zone display, touch the - sensor until automatically at the highest setting and the required continued cooking then switches to the continued cooking setting appears, e.g.
  • Page 20: Switching On An Extended Area

    Switching on an extended area An indicator light will come on to show that the outer circle / extended cooking Depending on the model of hob, the zone is switched on. outer circle of the double circle zone or the extended cooking zone can be switched on to provide an extended cooking area when cooking with larger pans.
  • Page 21: Switching Off And Residual Heat Indicators

    Switching off and residual heat The residual heat indicators will not go out until the cooking zone is safe to indicators touch. To switch off a cooking zone: If residual heat indicators are on, do ^ Press the - and + sensors for the not touch the cooking zones or zone you want to switch off at the place any heat sensitive object on...
  • Page 22: Suitable Pans

    Suitable pans Energy saving tips – For optimum energy consumption – Use a pan lid whenever possible to during cooking, only pans with flat or minimise heat loss. very slightly concave bases should be used. When the pan is hot, the base should rest evenly on the hob.
  • Page 23: Safety Features

    Safety features Safety lock To activate the safety lock: ^ Press the safety lock sensor a until Keep children away from the hob for their own safety. In addition, your the relevant indicator light comes on. appliance is equipped with a safety The indicator light will go out after a lock to prevent the hob and the cooking short while.
  • Page 24: Safety Switch-Off

    Safety features Safety switch-off Power setting Maximum length Safety switch-off with an over-long of operating time cooking time in hours Your hob is fitted with a safety switch-off feature in case you forget to switch it off yourself. If one of the cooking zones is heated for an unusually long period of time (see chart), and the power settings are not altered, the hob will switch itself off...
  • Page 25 Safety features ^ Clean the control area or remove the Safety switch-off if the sensors are obstruction. covered This will turn off the tone and the F will Your hob will switch itself off automatically if one or several of the go out.
  • Page 26: Overheating Protection

    Safety features Overheating protection Overheating can be caused by: Each cooking zone is equipped with – switching on a cooking zone without overheating protection. An internal a pan on it. temperature limiter switches off the – heating up an empty pan. heating elements in the cooking zone –...
  • Page 27: Cleaning And Care

    E-Cloth Note that some cleaning agents contain A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from a protective additive designed to the Miele UK Spare Parts Department prevent water marks and smears which is suitable for cleaning surfaces adhering to the surface. such as stainless steel, glass, plastic and chrome without the use of chemicals.
  • Page 28 Cleaning and care Should any sugar, plastic or aluminium foil spill or fall on to a hot cooking zone while it is in use, first switch off the appliance. Then, immedi- ately, while they are still hot, scrape off all remains of these materials using a shielded scraper blade.
  • Page 29: Problem Solving Guide

    Reconnect to the mains supply and lower setting manually later on. switch the appliance on. If it still does not heat up then contact a qualified electrician or the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 30 The sensitivity level of the sensors has changed. It can be corrected as If this action does not solve the problem follows: please call the Miele Service department. – Make sure that there is no direct light (from the sun or from an artificial source) falling onto the hob and that the surrounding area is not too dark.
  • Page 31: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Connection should be made via a All electrical work should be carried suitable isolator which complies with out by a suitably qualified and national and local safety regulations, competent person in strict and the On/Off switch should be easily accordance with national and local accessible after the appliance has safety regulations.
  • Page 32 Electrical connection WARNING THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed when continuity is complete between the appliance and an effective earthing system, which complies with local and national regulations. It is most important that this basic safety requirement is regularly tested and if there is any doubt, the electrical wiring in the home...
  • Page 33: Electrical Connection Aus/Nz

    Electrical connection Electrical connection AUS/NZ Ensure power is not restored to the appliance while installation work is All electrical work should be carried out being carried out. by a competent person, in strict accordance with national and local Test marks Electrical safety, safety regulations.
  • Page 34: Customer Contact

    Electrical connection Customer contact The address of the nearest Service Department is given on the back page. The voltage and rated load are given on the data plate. Please quote these data, together with the model description and serial number when contacting the Ser- vice Department.
  • Page 36 Alteration rights reserved / 4004 M.-Nr. 05 397 124 / 01 en - –...

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