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Operating instructions

for dishwashers
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance it is
essential to read these instructions
as well as the installation plan before
it is installed and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 06 702 800


   Summary of Contents for Miele G 1470

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions for dishwashers To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essential to read these instructions as well as the installation plan before it is installed and used for the first time. M.-Nr. 06 702 800...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 5 Appliance overview .

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    Contents Operation ............31 Detergent .

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    Contents Programme chart ..........58 After sales service .

  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance Appliance overview a Upper spray arm (not visible) g Filter combination b Cutlery tray (depending on model) h Data plate c Upper basket i In-operation indicator light d Middle spray arm j Rinse aid reservoir e Air inlet for drying k Dual compartment detergent (depending on model) dispenser...

  • Page 6: Control Panel

    This instruction book applies to several different dishwasher models. The specific dishwasher models below are referred to as follows: G 1470 = G 1XXX G 2470 = G 2XXX The model numbers G 1XXX and G 2XXX used in this book refer to the model designation specified on the data plate of the appliance (and not the description on the control panel).

  • Page 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Delivery This appliance conforms to current Before setting up the appliance, safety requirements. Inappropriate check it for any externally visible use can, however, lead to personal damage. Under no circumstances injury and damage to property. To should you use a damaged appliance.

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    Switch off at the mains If you want to convert your and call your Miele supplier or the Miele freestanding dishwasher to a Service Department. built-under ("U") model, you will need to The plastic housing of the water order the appropriate conversion kit.

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    Warning and Safety instructions Avoid leaving the door open On models with "Delay start", make unnecessarily, as you could trip sure that the dispenser is dry over it. before adding detergent. Wipe dry if necessary. Detergent will clog if poured Do not sit or lean on the opened into a damp dispenser and may not be door.

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    If the connection cable is damaged it must be replaced with a Miele – The dishwasher is correctly installed cable by a Miele approved service and plumbed in. technician only.

  • Page 11: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing It should be unplugged or disconnected from the mains electricity material supply by a competent person. The The transport and protective packing plug must be rendered useless and the has been selected from materials which cable cut off directly behind it to are environmentally friendly for disposal prevent misuse.

  • Page 12: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time To open the door To close the door ^ Push the baskets right in. ^ Then lift the door upwards and push until it clicks into position. ^ Pull the handle. If the door is opened during operation all functions are automatically interrupted.

  • Page 13: Before Using The Appliance For The First Time You Require

    Before using for the first time Before using the appliance for Every dishwasher is tested at the the first time you require: factory. – approx. 2 litres of water, There will be residual water in the appliance from this test. It is not an –...

  • Page 14: To Call Up The Water Hardness Level In The Display

    Before using for the first time To call up the water hardness level in the display °d mmol/l °f Value displayed German After your dishwasher has been scale through one programme cycle (e. g. Pre-wash), you can check the water hardness level measured by the water softener sensor in the display.

  • Page 15: External Water Softening System

    Before using for the first time External water softening The number after the p in the display is the water hardness level in °d (see system chart). If your dishwasher is connected to an ^ Use the programme selector button external water softening system which to select the value which uses salt to reactivate, you will still need...

  • Page 16: Filling The Salt Reservoir

    Before using for the first time Filling the salt reservoir If the water in your area is very soft In order to achieve good cleaning and constantly lower than results, the dishwasher needs to 0.7 mmol/l (4 °d) you do not need operate with soft water.

  • Page 17: Salt Indicator

    Before using for the first time Salt indicator ^ Remove the lower basket and unscrew the salt reservoir cap. ^ Fill the salt reservoir with dishwasher salt when the salt indicator light Only open the salt reservoir when comes on. (If it comes on during a you want to fill it with dishwasher salt programme, wait until the end of the as water or salt solution will run out...

  • Page 18: Rinse Aid

    Before using for the first time Rinse aid Adding rinse aid Rinse aid is necessary to ensure water does not cling and leave marks on crockery during the drying phase and helps crockery dry faster after it has been washed. Rinse aid is poured into the storage reservoir and the amount set is dispensed automatically.

  • Page 19: Rinse Aid Indicator

    Before using for the first time Rinse aid indicator When the light comes on the reservoir contains sufficient rinse aid for 2 - 3 programmes only. ^ Add rinse aid only until it is visible in the opening. The rinse aid reservoir holds approx. 110 ml.

  • Page 20: Setting The Rinse Aid Dosage

    Before using for the first time Setting the rinse aid dosage p 3 will flash in the Display. This means that the rinse aid dosage The rinse aid dosage can be set from has been set to 3 ml to the factory. approx.

  • Page 21: Loading The Dishwasher

    Loading the dishwasher Note – Deep based items should be placed at an angle so that water can run off Remove coarse food residues from them freely. crockery. – The spray arms must not be blocked There is no need to rinse items under by items which are too tall or hang running water.

  • Page 22: Items Not Suitable For Dishwashers

    Loading the dishwasher Items not suitable for We recommend: dishwashers: – When purchasing new crockery and cutlery, make sure they are – Wooden cutlery and crockery or dishwasher-proof. items with wooden parts: these may discolour and fade. The glue used in –...

  • Page 23: Upper Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Upper basket Spiked insert The spiked insert can be removed to For safety reasons, do not make more room for larger items such operate the dishwasher without the as casserole dishes. upper and lower baskets in place. To remove it a ^ Use the upper basket for small, ^ Pull it upwards by the handle as...

  • Page 24: Hinged Cup Rack

    Loading the dishwasher Hinged cup rack Positioning rail (depending on model) ^ To make room for tall items raise the Glasses can be arranged along the rack upwards. positioning rail to give them some support during the programme. ^ Raise the rail, and lean the glasses against it.

  • Page 25: Adjusting The Upper Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Adjusting the upper basket Depending on the setting of the upper basket, the following plate dimensions In order to gain more space for taller can be accommodated. pieces of crockery in the bottom or upper basket, the upper basket can be Dishwasher with cutlery tray adjusted on three levels with 2 cm (see data plate for model number)

  • Page 26: Lower Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Lower basket ^ For larger and heavier items such as plates, serving platters, saucepans, bowls, etc. Small items such as saucers can also be placed in the lower basket. Do not place thin, delicate glassware in the lower basket.

  • Page 27: Variable Inserts

    Loading the dishwasher Variable inserts Hinged spiked insert A variety of inserts are available for This insert is used for washing plates washing crockery in the lower basket. and saucers. ^ The hinged spiked insert fits in the To remove an insert a area at the back right hand side of ^ Pull upwards by the handle to the bottom basket.

  • Page 28: Vario Insert

    Loading the dishwasher Vario insert Bottle holder The vario insert is used for washing The bottle holder can be used to wash cups, glasses, plates, saucers, pots narrow items, e.g. milk and baby and pans. bottles. ^ The vario insert fits in the area at the ^ Place the bottle holder as shown in the bottom basket.

  • Page 29: Cutlery

    Loading the dishwasher Cutlery Cutlery tray (depending on model) If spoon handles do not fit between the holders, then place them the other way round. ^ Arrange the cutlery in the tray as shown. To make unloading much easier, cutlery should be grouped in zones, one for knives, one for forks, one for spoons, etc.

  • Page 30: Cutlery Basket (depending On Model)

    Loading the dishwasher Cutlery basket (depending on model) ^ Fit it into the cutlery basket if required. ^ To avoid the risk of injury, knives and forks should be placed with the handles upwards in the basket. However, cutlery placed handle down in the basket will come out cleaner and drier.

  • Page 31: Operation

    Operation Detergent Avoid inhalation of powder Only use detergents formulated detergents and do not ingest for domestic dishwashers. Do not dishwasher detergent. Dishwasher use washing up liquid. detergents can cause burning in the nose, mouth and throat if swallowed, ^ You can use conventional powder or inhibit breathing.

  • Page 32: Adding Detergent

    Operation Adding detergent For information Compartment I holds max. 10 ml, Compartment II holds max. 50 ml. There are markings in compartment II to assist with dispensing: 20, 30. The marks indicate a level of approx. 20 or 30 ml when the door is open in a horizontal position.

  • Page 33: Switching On

    Operation Switching on Starting a programme ^ Open the stopcock, if it is closed. ^ Select the programme required with the programme selector button. ^ Open the door. The indicator for the programme ^ Make sure the spray arms are not selected lights up.

  • Page 34: Display

    Operation Display At the end of a programme The duration of the programme At the end of a programme, the selected appears in hours and minutes In-operation indicator light will be in the Display before the programme visible flashing slowly with the door begins.

  • Page 35: Switching Off

    Operation Switching off Unloading the dishwasher At the end of a programme: Dishes tend to break and chip more easily when they are hot. ^ Open the door. Allow the dishes to cool until they are ^ Switch the dishwasher off using the comfortable enough to handle before Off button o.

  • Page 36: Interrupting A Programme

    Operation Interrupting a programme Changing a programme A programme is interrupted as soon as Important: the door is opened. If the detergent dispenser flap has If the door is closed again, the already opened, do not change the programme will continue from the point programme.

  • Page 37: Additional Functions

    Operation Additional functions Do not select the "3 in 1" function if: – using "2 in 1" tabs (detergent with Tab function rinse aid) – if your water hardness level is above You can programme your dishwasher to ensure excellent results when using 3.8 mmol or 21 °d.

  • Page 38: Delay Start

    Operation ^ Open the door. Delay start ^ Switch the dishwasher on with the On The start time of a programme can be button g. delayed, e.g. to benefit from economy rates of electricity. A delay start time of The On indicator light g comes on. between 30 minutes and 24 hours can ^ Select the programme required using be selected.

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    Operation The time starts counting down until the Starting a programme before the programme start time: in 1 hour steps Delay start period has elapsed for delay start periods of over 10 hours, A programme can be started before the and in minutes for delay start periods of Delay start period has elapsed.

  • Page 40: Buzzer

    Operation ^ Press the Tab button four times. Buzzer A buzzer sounds at the end of the The "3 in 1 Tab" indicator will flash programme or if there is a fault. briefly four times at intervals. You will hear the buzzer at the end of a The characters flashing in the Display programme in bursts of five with a short show whether the buzzer at the end of...

  • Page 41: Factory Default Setting

    Operation Factory default setting The characters flashing in the Display show whether a setting other than the If you have altered any settings from factory default setting has been set. the factory default, you can re-set them back to the factory default settings as –...

  • Page 42: Adjust Sensor Wash

    Operation Adjust sensor wash The characters flashing in the Display show whether the "Adjust sensor wash" You can adjust the sensor wash function is activated or deactivated. programme so that it will remove stubborn soiling in a lightly soiled load. –...

  • Page 43: Cleaning And Care

    Miele ^ Replace the reflector panel in its dishwasher cleaner (available from the holder.

  • Page 44: Cleaning The Control Panel

    These would damage the surface their chemical composition, they structure. could cause serious damage to ^ Clean the front using a Miele E-Cloth surfaces. or with a suitable cleaning agent for ^ This should only be wiped with a the type of material the front is made of.

  • Page 45: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the filters in the wash cabinet The filter combination in the base of the wash cabinet retains coarse soil from the suds solution, preventing it accessing the circulation system and re-entering the cabinet through the spray arms. The dishwasher must not be used without all the filters in place.

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    Cleaning and care ^ Replace the filter combination so that To clean the inside of the filter, the flap must be opened: it lies flat in the base of the wash cabinet. ^ Press together the catches in the ^ Then turn the handle clockwise to direction of the arrows a as shown, and open the filter b.

  • Page 47: Cleaning The Spray Arms

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the spray arms ^ Remove the lower basket. Particles of food can get stuck in the spray arm jets and bearings. The spray arms should therefore be inspected and cleaned regularly (approx. every 4 - 6 months). ^ Switch the dishwasher off.

  • Page 48: Problem Solving Guide

    With the aid of the following guide, minor problems can be easily corrected without calling in a Miele service technician, saving you both time and money. The following guide may help you to find the reason for a fault, and to correct it.

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    Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy The In-operation There may be a Switch the dishwasher off with the Off button o. indicator is flashing technical fault. quickly. After a few seconds: The buzzer is sounding. – Switch the dishwasher All the programme back on.

  • Page 50: The Dishwasher Does Not Fill/drain

    Problem solving guide The dishwasher does not fill/drain Problem Possible cause Remedy The In-operation The stopcock is – Open the stopcock fully. indicator is flashing closed. quickly. The buzzer is sounding. The Inlet/Drain indicator flashes when the door is open. The dishwasher Before rectifying the problem you stops during a...

  • Page 51: General Problems

    Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy Detergent residue is The dispenser was still Make sure the dispenser is left in the dispenser at damp when detergent was dry before adding the end of a added. detergent. programme. The detergent lid Clogged detergent residue Clean the detergent from...

  • Page 52: Noises

    Problem solving guide Noises Problem Possible cause Remedy Knocking noise in the A spray arm is knocking Interrupt the programme, wash cabinet. against an item in a and rearrange the items basket. which are obstructing the spray arm. Rattling noise in the Items of crockery are Interrupt the programme, wash cabinet.

  • Page 53: Unsatisfactory Washing Result

    Problem solving guide Unsatisfactory washing result Problem Possible cause Remedy The dishes are not The dishes were not loaded See notes in "Loading the clean. correctly. dishwasher" The programme was not Select a more intensive powerful enough. programme. See "Programme chart". There is some stubborn Use the "Adjust sensor soiling although most of the...

  • Page 54

    Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy Dishes, cutlery and The rinse aid amount may Replenish the reservoir, glasses are not dry be insufficient or the rinse increase the dosage or or are flecked. aid reservoir empty. change the brand of rinse aid.

  • Page 55

    Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy Glassware has a This may be caused by the Change your detergent. brown or blue tinge, detergent. and film cannot be wiped off. Glassware is dull The glassware is not There is no remedy. and discoloured;...

  • Page 56: Problem Solving

    ^ Replace the filter and seal, making union. This filter is available from the Miele Spares Parts dept. sure they are sitting correctly. ^ Reconnect the inlet hose to the Cleaning the filter:...

  • Page 57: Cleaning The Drain Pump And Non-return Valve

    Problem solving Cleaning the drain pump and non-return valve If the water has not been pumped away at the end of a programme the drain pump or the non-return valve might be blocked. They are, however, easy to clean. Watch out for glass or bone splinters which could cause injury.

  • Page 58: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Programme When to use Sensor wash Sensor controlled programme for normally soiled crockery Quick wash 40 °C "Quick programme" for lightly soiled crockery, e.g. party crockery; for flushing out salt residues after replenishing the salt reservoir; includes sensor controlled glass care;...

  • Page 59

    Programme chart Programme sequence Consumption Duration Energy kWh Water h:min Pre- Main Interim Final Drying Cold Hot water Litres Cold Hot water wash wash rinse rinse water connec- water connec- connec- tion connec- tion tion (55 °C) tion (55 °C) (15 °C) (15 °C) 1.0-1.5...

  • Page 60: After Sales Service

    – your Miele dealer, or technology. – the Miele Service Department The "PC" indicator light is used as the (see back cover for contact details).

  • Page 61: Optional Accessories

    Optional accessories To make the most of your dishwasher Optional accessories for particular purposes are available from your Miele dealer or from the Spare Parts Department (some may be supplied as standard depending on model). If you would like to …...

  • Page 62: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection U.K. Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 The fuse cover must be refitted when All electrical work must be changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover carried out by a suitably qualified is lost, the plug must not be used until a and competent person, in suitable replacement is obtained.

  • Page 63: Plumbing

    Plumbing Connection to the water supply Water in the dishwasher must not be used as drinking water. – The dishwasher may be connected to a cold or hot water supply, max. 60 °C. We would only recommend connection to a hot water supply if it is economical, e.g.

  • Page 64: Drainage

    Plumbing Drainage Venting the drainage system – The appliance drainage system is If the on-site drain connection is fitted with a non-return valve, which situated lower than the guide path for prevents dirty water from flowing the bottom basket rollers in the open back into the dishwasher via the door the drainage system must be drain hose.

  • Page 65: Technical Data

    Technical data Dishwasher model G 1XXX G 2XXX Height 80.5 cm 84.5 cm (adjustable + 6.5 cm) (adjustable + 6.5 cm) Height of building-in min. 80.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm) min. 84.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm) recess Width 59.8 cm 59.8 cm Width of building-in 60 cm...

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