for dishwashers
It is
to read the operating and
installation instructions before
installing, commissioning or using the
machine, to avoid the risk of accidents
or damage to the machine.
05 714 480

   Summary of Contents for Miele G 643 Plus

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions for dishwashers It is to read the operating and installation instructions before installing, commissioning or using the machine, to avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine. M.-Nr. 05 714 480...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ..........4 Appliance overview .

  • Page 3

    ......... . 30 Detergent .

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    Upper spray arm (not visible) Dual compartment detergent dispenser Cutlery tray (depending on model) Data Plate Upper basket Control panel Water feed for middle spray arm In-operation indicator light Middle spray arm Salt reservoir Lower spray arm Filter combination Rinse aid reservoir Four height adjustable screw feet (with dosage selector)

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    "On" button "Off" button Check/Refill indicators Programme names Programme buttons / indicator lights The programme list is covered by a protective foil on delivery. ^ Carefully remove the protective foil before using the appliance for the first time.

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    This appliance conforms to current The dishwasher must be installed safety requirements. Inappropriate and connected in compliance with use can however lead to personal the installation instructions. injury and damage to property. Read the operating instructions The electrical socket must be eas- ily accessible after the dishwasher carefully before starting to use this appliance.

  • Page 7

    A damaged machine is dangerous. placed in the basket with the handles Switch off at the mains and call downwards. However, to avoid the risk your Miele supplier or the Miele Service of injury place cutlery with sharp points Department. with the handles upwards.

  • Page 8

    To avoid the danger of children coming into contact with the dish- washer detergent: only add detergent (depending on model) just before starting the programme and Do not touch the heating element close the door, activating the child during or directly after the end of a safety lock (depending on model).

  • Page 9

    The Miele Waterproof System offers protection from water damage, pro- When disposing of an old dish- vided the following conditions are met: washer first make it unusable. Dis- – The dishwasher is correctly installed connect, cut off the cable and the plug and plumbed in.

  • Page 10

    This dishwasher is exceptionally eco- nomical in its use of water and electric- The transport and protective packing ity. You can make the most of your ap- has been selected from materials which pliance by following these tips: are environmentally friendly for disposal and can normally be recycled.

  • Page 11

    – approx. 2 litres of water, – approx. 2 kg dishwasher reactivation salt, – domestic dishwasher detergent, – rinse aid formulated for domestic dishwashers. Every dishwasher is tested at the factory. There will be residual water in the appliance from this test. It is not an indication that it has been previously used.

  • Page 12

    ^ Push the baskets right in. ^ Lift the door upwards, and push until it clicks into position. ^ Pull on the handle. If the door is opened during operation all functions are automatically inter- rupted. Instructions for opening the door be- fore the machine door front has been fitted are given in the Installa- tion instruction booklet.

  • Page 13: Control Panel

    In order to achieve good cleaning re- sults, the dishwasher needs to operate with soft water. Hard water results in the build-up of calcium deposits on crock- ery and in the dishwasher. Mains water with a hardness level If this setting corresponds to the hard- higher than 0.7 mmol/l (4°...

  • Page 14

    ^ 1. Open the door. ^ 2. Switch the dishwasher off using the "Off" button. An indicator light will come on next to one of the a - e buttons. This repre- ^ 3. Press the a and c buttons in and sents the water hardness level set in whilst doing so switch the dishwasher the machine.

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    To check which hardness level the ma- ^ Press the f button. chine has been set for: ^ Repeat steps 1 to 5. The f indicator light will light up. An indicator light will come on next to If an indicator light comes on next to one of the a - e buttons.

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    ^ Remove the lower basket and un- screw the salt reservoir cap. If the water in your area is very soft ^ Fill the reservoir with approx. 2 litres and constantly lower than of water (first use). 0.7 mmol/l (4 °d) you do not need to add dishwasher salt.

  • Page 17

    The salt indicator light in the control If the water in your area is very soft and panel comes on to notify you that the constantly lower than 0.7 mmol (4 °d) reservoir is empty. you do not need to add salt to the res- ervoir.

  • Page 18

    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 res- ervoir and the amount set is dispensed automatically.

  • Page 19

    The Rinse aid indicator light on the con- trol panel comes on when the rinse aid reservoir needs to be replenished. ^ Add rinse aid only until it is visible on the surface of the filter in the opening. The rinse aid reservoir holds approx. When the light comes on the reservoir 130 ml.

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    The dosage selector has settings from 1-6. It is set to "3" (3 ml) at the factory. Approx. 3 ml of rinse aid are then used per programme. This is a recom- mended setting. If spots appear on crockery and glass- ware: ^ Use a higher setting.

  • Page 21

    ^ 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

    For small, lightweight, delicate items To make room for tall items raise the rack upwards. such as cups, saucers, glasses, des- sert bowls, etc. Shallow saucepans or casserole dishes can also be placed in the upper basket. Long items such as soup ladles, mixing spoons and long knives should be The positioning rail can be flipped over placed lying down across the front of...

  • Page 23

    Depending on the setting of the upper basket, the following plate dimensions can be accommodated. In order to gain more space for taller pieces of crockery in the bottom or up- per basket, the upper basket can be adjusted on three levels with 2 cm be- Upper Plate Ø...

  • Page 24

    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. Both sides of the rear section can be lowered to make more room for large items, e.g.

  • Page 25

    The stay at the front of the upper basket determines the max. height permissible The bottle holder, e.g. for milk and baby for items placed in the lower basket to bottles, can be inserted in various ensure they do not impede the move- positions in the lower basket.

  • Page 26

    However, to avoid the risk of in- jury cutlery with sharp points should be placed with the handles up- wards. Place small spoons in the individual slots to either side of the cutlery basket. ^ Unsorted cutlery should be placed in the cutlery basket with the handles facing downwards to ensure optimum spray water access.

  • Page 27

    Use the inserts supplied when washing heavily soiled spoons, e.g. tablespoons and serving spoons. The inserts separate the spoons to al- low a space between them so that they can be more easily accessed by water. ^ Insert the spoons with the handles facing downwards, using only every other slot.

  • Page 28

    Spoon heads should be placed in con- tact with at least one of the serrated re- For best results cutlery should be tainers on the base of the cutlery tray to grouped in zones, one for knives, one ensure that water runs off them freely. for forks, one for spoons, etc.This makes unloading much easier.

  • Page 29

    Silverware previously cleaned with a silver polish may still be damp or spot- – Wooden cutlery and crockery or ted at the end of a programme, where items with wooden parts: these may water has not run off smoothly. It may discolour and fade.

  • Page 30

    Detergent manufacturers give the re- quired amount of detergent for a partic- Only use detergents formulated ular programme on their packaging. for domestic dishwashers. Do not ^ Use at least 30 ml of detergent for a use washing up liquid. full load in the following programmes: - Intensive, ^ You can use conventional powder de-...

  • Page 31

    Avoid inhalation of powder de- tergents and do not ingest dish- washer detergent! Dishwasher de- tergents contain irritant or corrosive ingredients. They can cause burning in the nose, mouth and throat if swal- lowed, or inhibit breathing. Consult a doctor immediately if detergent has been swallowed or inhaled.

  • Page 32

    Choose your programme according to the type of load and how dirty it is. In most cases this will be a Universal programme or a Universal plus programme. These programmes are ideally suited to everyday mixed loads with varying de- grees of soiling.

  • Page 33

    ^ Open the stopcock, if it is closed. ^ Close the door. ^ Open the door. The in operation control light will come ^ Make sure the spray arms are not ob- structed. The programme cycle begins. ^ Press the "On" (15) button. Do not finish a programme prema- The "On"...

  • Page 34

    The dishwasher can now be unloaded (see "Unloading the dishwasher"). At the end of a programme the in oper- ation control light will be visible flashing To prevent the risk of steam with the door shut. damage to the worktop edging It will go out one hour after the end of above the dishwasher it is advisable the programme.

  • Page 35: To Open The Door

    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. it was at before the door was opened. A change can be made to the Water in the dishwasher may be programme selected before the door is...

  • Page 36

    ^ Dishes tend to break and chip more easily when they are hot. Allow the dishes to cool until they are comfortable enough to handle before unloading them. ^ If you open the door fully after switch- ing off, the dishes will cool much faster.

  • Page 37

    Check your dishwasher regularly (approx. every 4 - 6 months). This way faults and problems can be avoided. The filter combination in the base of the wash cabinet retains coarse soil from the suds solution, preventing it access- ing the circulation system and re-enter- ing the cabinet through the spray arms.

  • Page 38

    ^ Replace the filter combination so that To clean the underside of the filter, the flap must be opened: it lies flat in the base of the wash cab- inet. ^ Pull back the yellow clip to do this. ^ Secure the filter by turning the handle ^ Rinse all parts under running water, in a clockwise direction.

  • Page 39

    ^ 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 before- hand.

  • Page 40

    The wash cabinet is largely self-clean- The reflector panel for the in operation ing, provided that the correct amount of control light is situated in the coverplate detergent is always used. underneath the worktop. If however there are limescale or It can be taken out of its plastic holder grease deposits in the cabinet these to be cleaned.

  • Page 41

    These would damage the surface structure. A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, Part number 98013530, which is suit- able for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic and chrome without the use of chemicals.

  • Page 42

    With the aid of the following guide, minor problems can be easily corrected with- out calling in a Miele service technician, saving you both time and money. You should, however, note the following: Repairs should only be carried out by a suitably qualified and trained per- son in accordance with local and national safety regulations.

  • Page 43

    – Check the water inlet door is open, lights up filter and clean if nec- and flashes alternately. essary, see "Cleaning the water inlet filter". The Waterproof system has reacted. – Call the Miele Service Department.

  • Page 44

    Before rectifying the prob- lem you must: Switch the dishwasher off. Water inlet fault. – Open the stopcock The indicator light "In- fully. let/Drain", seen when the – Check the water inlet door is open, is flashing. filter and clean if nec- essary, see "Cleaning the water inlet filter".

  • Page 45

    Run another programme. If the indicator lights flash again at the end of this programme, there is a technical fault. – Call the Miele Service Department. The spray arm is knocking Interrupt the programme, against an item in the bas- rearrange items which are ket.

  • Page 46

    The dishes were not See notes in "Loading the loaded correctly. Dishes dishwasher". were placed inside other pieces, water could not access all surfaces. The outlet of the water in- Make sure that dishes take pipe for the middle placed in the rear section spray arm was covered.

  • Page 47: Water Softener, Rinse Aid

    The rinse aid amount may Increase the dosage or be insufficient or the rinse replenish the reservoir, aid reservoir empty. see "Before using for the first time". Crockery was taken out of Leave it in for longer, see the cabinet too soon. "Operating the dish- washer".

  • Page 48

    Glassware is not There is no remedy. dishwasherproof. The sur- Purchase glassware faces are affected. which is dishwasher-proof. The wash temperature of Select a programme with a the selected programme higher wash temperature. was too low. The bleaching effect of the Use a different type of de- detergent used is too low.

  • Page 49

    Clogged detergent resi- Remove the residue. due is blocking the catch. The dispenser was still Make sure the dispenser damp when detergent is dry before adding de- was added. tergent. Before rectifying the prob- lem you must: Switch the dishwasher off. The filter combination in Clean the filter combina- the wash cabinet is...

  • Page 50

    ^ Replace the filter and seal, making ion. This filter is available from the Miele sure they are sitting correctly. Spares Dept. ^ Reconnect the inlet hose to the stop-...

  • Page 51

    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. ^ Take the filter combination out of the wash cabinet (see "Cleaning and care", "Cleaning the filters in the wash...

  • Page 52

    ^ Lift up the non-return valve and rinse The drain pump is situated under the non-return valve (see arrow). well under running water. ^ Remove all foreign objects from the ^ Remove all foreign objects from the drain pump (watch out for glass or non-return valve.

  • Page 53

    The indicator or check light marked "Salt PC" is used as the interface for this programming. Information regarding programme up- dates will be made known by the Miele Company as and when such develop- ments become available.

  • Page 54: Upper Basket, Lower Basket, Bottle Holder, Cutlery

    ... to wash bottles, … . a bottle holder e. g. milk or baby bottles … . to wash long-stemmed glassware … . a glassware insert for the upper basket … . to wash additional items of cut- … . a small cutlery basket for the lery lower basket...

  • Page 55

    EN 50242 Economy programme for normal soiling has increased wash and drying results with shorter running times and increased energy requirements. 12 place settings 30 g only in compartment II. Setting 3 (approx. 3 ml) Fit the two inserts on top of the cutlery basket (see section on loading the dishwasher, spoon inserts) Place six spoons at intervals in each insert...

  • Page 57

    Should you ever need to move the dish- washer, e.g. when moving house, note the following: – Empty the dishwasher, – Secure any loose parts, e. g. hoses, mains cable, cutlery baskets, lower basket – Transport the dishwasher in the up- right position.

  • Page 58: Detergent

    Programme When to use Detergent Compartment (Wash cycle) Intensive 75 ° with soiling; 100 % for very heavy soiling, add 20% more detergent to compartment I Universal with a longer wash time for crockery 100 % Plus 55 ° with soiling Universal 55 °...

  • Page 59

    Programme sequence Consumption Duration Energy Water h:min Pre- Main Interim Final Drying Cold Litres Cold wash wash rinse rinse water water water water con- con- con- con- nection nection nection nection (15 °C) (55 °C) (15 °C) (55 °C) 2:31 2:09 75 °...

  • Page 60

    Height: 81.7 cm (adjustable +5.0 cm) Height of building in recess 82 cm (+ 5.0 cm) Width 59.8 cm Width of building in recess 60 cm Depth 57 cm Depth with door open 115.5 cm Weight: Fully integrated model approx. 52.5 kg Fully integrated model SC# approx.

  • Page 64

    Alteration rights reserved/ (G643 Plus) / 2902 M.-Nr. 05 714 480 / V This paper consists of cellulose which has been bleached without the use of chlorine.

This manual also for:

G 643-2, G 643-3

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