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Operating and installation instructions
Wine storage unit
KWL 4712 S ed
KWL 4912 S ed
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance, it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 06 813 570



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Wine storage unit KWL 4712 S ed KWL 4912 S ed To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

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  • Page 3 Contents Problem solving guide ..........22 Noises .
  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance a Safety lock indicator light d Temperature selector buttons (+ for warmer; – for colder) b On/Off button e Constant humidity (Dynamic cooling) c Temperature display button with indicator light f Alarm off button...
  • Page 5 Description of the appliance a Door lock b Interior lighting c Wooden shelf with shelf edge trim for descriptive labels d Condensate channel and drain hole e Active charcoal filter...
  • Page 6: Miele{Home

    For example, if a temperature alarm, power cut or other fault message occurs, this information will be relayed directly to the Miele|home system. You will need a Miele|home master appliance (e.g. the Miele|home InfoControl) and your appliance must be fitted with Communication module (XKM 2000 KF) to benefit from this feature.
  • Page 7: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material Please ensure that the appliance presents no danger to children while The transport and protective packing being stored for disposal. has been selected from materials which are environmentally friendly for It should be unplugged or disposal, and can normally be...
  • Page 8: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety This appliance complies with all This appliance contains the coolant relevant legal safety requirements. Isobutane (R600a), a natural gas Improper use of the appliance can, which is environmentally friendly. It is, however, present a risk of both however, flammable and care must be personal injury and material taken during transportation and setting...
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions The electrical safety of this The appliance is only completely appliance can only be guaranteed isolated from the electricity supply when continuity is complete between when: the appliance and an effective earthing – it has been switched off at the wall system which complies with local and socket and the plug has been national safety regulations.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance The appliance is designed for use within certain climate ranges Before disposing of an old (ambient temperatures), and should not appliance, first make the door latch be used outside this range. The climate or lock unusable.
  • Page 11: Switching On And Off

    ^ Treat stainless steel surfaces with a conditioning agent for stainless steel, Safety lock such as Neoblank (available from the Miele UK Spare Parts Department). The safety lock can be activated to Follow the manufacturer’s instructions prevent the appliance being switched on the label.
  • Page 12: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off ^ Press the constant humidity button to save the setting. The safety lock indicator light will light up when the safety lock has been activated. ^ Press the On/Off button to come out of setting mode. If you do not do this, the electronics will revert to normal operation after 2 minutes.
  • Page 13: The Optimum Temperature And Humidity

    The optimum temperature and humidity Wine keeps on maturing depending on Safety features the surrounding conditions. The length A thermostat prevents the temperature of time for which wine can be kept in in the wine storage unit falling below good condition will therefore depend 2 °C.
  • Page 14: Temperature Range

    The optimum temperature and humidity – Keeping the button pressed in Temperature display brightness adjusts the temperature continually. The appliance is supplied with the Approx. 5 seconds after letting go of brightness of the temperature display the button, the current temperature set as low as possible.
  • Page 15: Humidity Level

    The optimum temperature and humidity Constant humidity (Dynamic cooling) button m Dynamic cooling raises the relative humidity inside the wine storage unit ^ Press the On/Off button to come out and distributes the humidity and the of setting mode. temperature evenly around the interior so that you can store all your wine If you do not do this, the electronics under the exactly the same excellent...
  • Page 16: Air Filtering With The Active Charcoal Filter

    This in turn ensures your wine does not absorb any unwanted odours. Replace the active charcoal filter with a new one once a year (see "Cleaning and care"). These are available from your Miele Dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department.
  • Page 17: Storing Wine Bottles

    – KWL 4712 S ed: up to 162 bottles – KWL 4912 S ed: up to 187 bottles Door lock You can lock the door of the wine storage unit to prevent it being opened without your knowledge.
  • Page 18: Alarm

    Alarm Activating the alarm system Your appliance is fitted with a warning system which ensures that the The alarm system is always active. It temperature cannot rise or fall does not have to be switched on unnoticed and impair the wine. manually.
  • Page 19: Defrosting

    Defrosting Condensate and frost can build up on the back wall of the appliance whilst it is in use. These are automatically removed and defrosted by the appliance. The condensate is drained away via a channel and drain hole into an evaporation system at the back of the appliance.
  • Page 20: Cleaning And Care

    Accessories and shelves should for stainless steel such as Neoblank all be hand-washed only. (available for the Miele UK Spare Parts Department). Follow the ^ Clean the condensate channel and manufacturer’s instructions on the drain hole frequently, so that label.
  • Page 21: Ventilation Gaps

    Replace the active charcoal filter with a cleaned regularly with a brush or new one once a year. Active charcoal vacuum cleaner. A build-up of dust filters are available from your Miele will increase the energy consumption Dealer or the Miele Spare Parts of the appliance.
  • Page 22: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the fuse is not defective and that the mains fuse has not . . . "F1" appears in the temperature blown. If it has, contact the Miele Ser- display. vice Department. There is a fault. Call the Miele Service .
  • Page 23 If the door has been open for less than 15 minutes, then there is a fault. Call the Miele Service Department. Do not remove the light cover. Should the cover be damaged or need to be removed due to damage, exercise caution.
  • Page 24: Noises

    Noises Normal noises What causes them Humming noise made by the motor (compressor). This noise can Brrrrr... get louder for brief periods when the motor is switching on. Blubb, blubb..A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes.
  • Page 25: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Installation In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, unventilated room. Protected from direct sunlight. In direct sunlight. Not situated near to a heat source Situated near to a heat source (radiator, oven).
  • Page 26 How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Defrosting Defrost the freezer when a layer of A layer of ice hinders the cold ice one centimetre thick has built from reaching the frozen food, and causes an increase in energy consumption.
  • Page 27: After Sales Service

    In the event of a fault which you cannot correct yourself, or if the appliance is under guarantee, please contact: – Your Miele Dealer – The Miele Service Department (see back cover for address). When contacting your Dealer or the Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.
  • Page 28: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection U.K. Non-rewireable plugs (BS 1363) All electrical work should be carried out The fuse cover must be re-fitted when by a suitably qualified and competent changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover person in strict accordance with current is lost, the plug must not be used until a local and national safety (BS 7671 in suitable replacement is obtained.
  • Page 29: Installation

    Installation Ventilation Do not place any appliance which The appliance can be placed directly gives off heat, such as a toaster or against a wall. To ensure sufficient microwave oven, on top of this ventilation, the ventilation gaps must appliance, as this would increase not be covered over.
  • Page 30: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging ^ Pull side section b out of the guides The appliance is supplied right hand hinged. If left hand door hinging is on the mounting plate. required, follow the instructions below. ^ Loosen the 4 screws (Torx 15) in the mounting plate, and remove the We recommend that the changing of handle.
  • Page 31 Changing the door hinging Changing over the door: the door. Please note the shape of the notch in the bearing bush (insert In the following illustration the door is not shown in the closed position to ^ Turn hinge pin f 90 ° until it is make it easier to see what happens securely positioned in the bearing next.
  • Page 32 Changing the door hinging Refitting the handle: Please make sure you follow the instructions below carefully when you refit the handle. The door seal will be damaged if the handle is fitted incorrectly. ^ Close the door and align it both vertically and horizontally.
  • Page 33 Changing the door hinging It is important to check that the side section of the handle d does not come into contact with the door seal when opening the door, as this would damage the door seal permanently. If, after you have refitted the handle, ^ Place the lock in front of you as you find that the side section does shown and use a flathead...
  • Page 34 Changing the door hinging ^ Slide in safety disc d as shown, until it clicks into position. ^ Remove the cover from the opposite side of the door and refit it in the position the lock was previously. ^ Insert the lock into its new position on the other side of the door.
  • Page 36 Alteration rights reserved / 1206 M.-Nr. 06 813 570 / 00 en - GB KWL 4712 S ed, KWL 4912 S ed...

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