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Miele H 4540 Pyrolytic Operating Instructions Manual

Pyrolytic ovens
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Operating instructions

Pyrolytic ovens
H 4540, H 4640
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. 06 234 990


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Pyrolytic ovens H 4540, H 4640 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. 06 234 990...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 5 Features .
  • Page 3 Contents Setting up User programmes ........37 Changing settings .
  • Page 4 Miele{home ........... . . 77 Installing and logging onto Miele{home ....... 77...
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance Control panel * Oven interior a ON/OFF switch d Door lock for pyrolytic operation b Display e Heating element for top heat and c Multi-function selector with turn and grilling with roof liner f Air inlet for fan press mechanism g Connection socket for the roast probe h Grill motor...
  • Page 6: Features

    Description of the appliance Features Pyrolytic self-cleaning programme The oven interior can be kept clean by Electronic controls using the PYROLYTIC cleaning programme. In addition to operating the various cooking programmes to bake, roast This programme heats the oven interior and grill, the electronic controls also up to 460 °C.
  • Page 7: Accessories

    These and other accessories are also available to order from the Miele Spare Catalyser Parts Dept. or your Miele Dealer. See "Extra Accessories" further on in this The catalyser is fitted into the oven’s...
  • Page 8: Roasting Filter

    Description of the appliance Roast probe When pushing the tray, pan and rack back in, always ensure that the safety notches are at the rear of the oven (see illustration). The tray, pan and rack can then only be taken out of the oven by raising them upwards and then pulling them out.
  • Page 9: Slide Opener

    Description of the appliance Slide opener Handle (depending on model) Use the slide opener for lifting off the halogen lamp cover. Anti-splash tray (depending on model) The handle makes it easier to take the baking tray, grill pan and rack out of the oven, or to put them into it.
  • Page 10: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material or machine The transport and protective packing Electrical and electronic appliances / has been selected from materials which machines often contain materials are environmentally friendly for disposal which, if handled or disposed of and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 11: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety This appliance complies with all Before connecting the appliance to relevant legal safety requirements. the mains supply make sure that Improper use of the appliance can, the voltage and frequency correspond however, present a risk of both to the rating on the data plate, personal injury and material otherwise the appliance could be...
  • Page 12 When working with "Conventional" the worktop, and can be purchased heating or when grilling, the element in from the Miele Spare Parts dept. the roof of the oven and the roof liner This equipment may only be used become very hot, and there is a danger in mobile installations such as of being burnt.
  • Page 13 It also prevents carriage and runners. steam condensing and possibly Only use the Miele roast probe leading to moisture damage in the supplied with this appliance. oven. If a replacement is necessary it can be...
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions Bake larger deep-frozen items They can also cause damage to the such as pizzas on baking paper on appliance (e.g. by blocking the heat). the rack itself or in the pizza pan (see "Extra accessories"). Placing them on General notes the baking tray or in the grill pan can Never leave the appliance...
  • Page 15 Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance When using kitchen appliances connected to sockets near the Before throwing an old appliance oven, ensure that the cable cannot away it must first be made come into contact with hot cooking unusable.
  • Page 16: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time The oven is supplied with the controls pushed in. They have to be released before the oven can be used. When the oven is first connected to the mains supply it will switch on automatically and a welcome message will appear in the display.
  • Page 17 60 seconds if you press the ON/OFF switch or the multi-function selector lightly. If you select "on" it will remain in the display all the time. Because this oven is pre-equipped for the Miele|home system the following message will appear briefly in the display:...
  • Page 18: Calibrating The Oxygen Sensor

    Before using for the first time Calibrating the oxygen sensor Sensor calibrating. Please wait. If this message appears in the display calibration of the built-in oxygen sensor will start. The whole procedure takes approx. 5 minutes. During this time the sensor electronically measures conditions in the oven.
  • Page 19 Before using for the first time ^ Before heating it up it is a good idea to wipe the oven out with a damp cloth first. This way any dust or bits of packaging that may have accumulated in the oven cavity during storage and unpacking will be removed.
  • Page 20 Before using for the first time Press the multi-function selector to accept this temperature. – the oven heating will switch on, – and the actual temperature in the oven will show in the display. Heat the oven up with nothing in it for at least one hour. Make sure the kitchen is well ventilated during this period.
  • Page 21: Oven Controls

    Oven controls The oven is supplied with the controls pushed in. They have to be released before the oven can be used. The ON/OFF switch s on the left can only be pressed. It does not rotate. Pressing it lightly switches the oven on or off. A stronger press will release the switch or push it back in again.
  • Page 22: Operating Sequence

    Operating sequence Proceed as follows: ^ Press and release the controls. ^ Switch the oven on by pressing the ON/OFF switch s gently. The Main menu will appear in the display. FAN PLUS ALL FUNCTIONS . . . CONVENTIONAL AUTOMATIC . . . GRILL full USER PROGS .
  • Page 23 Operating sequence If you call up Sub-menus (e.g SETTINGS) you will be taken to the next level. SETTINGS F. Back A LANGUAGE F. . . CLOCK. . . LIGHT . . . The triangle symbols at the top or bottom of the display indicate that you can scroll to further options by turning the multi-function selector.
  • Page 24: Changing The Time Of Day

    Changing the time of day The oven is switched off. When the oven is switched on the time can also be changed via the SETTINGS J menu, see "Changing settings - Set the time of day", if cooking is not in progress.
  • Page 25: Setting The Minute Minder

    Setting the minute minder The minute minder can be used to time any activity in the kitchen, e.g. boiling eggs. You can enter a time up to a maximum of 12 hours. You can set the minute minder at the same time as another timed programmed, e.g.
  • Page 26: Description Of The Systems

    Description of the systems Fan Plus Auto Roast This system works by the circulation of The oven heats initially to a high heated air. temperature (230 °C) which seals the meat to keep it succulent and tasty. As A fan situated on the back wall of the soon as this temperature has been oven sucks in the air, heats it over a reached, the oven temperature...
  • Page 27: Gentle Bake

    "Baking", "Roasting" and "Grilling" Fan grill sections of this book and in the Pre-heat the grill for at least 5 minutes Miele cookbook supplied with this with the oven door closed, before oven. grilling. The hot air from the grill is distributed...
  • Page 28: Using The Oven

    Using the oven First a cooking function has to be selected and then the temperature required has to be set. Each cooking function has been given a pre-set temperature to make it easier. You can either accept it or change it to suit your recipe.
  • Page 29 Using the oven – Intensive bake For recipes which require a moist topping and a crisp base, e. g. cheese cake, pizza, Quiche Lorraine and German style open fruit cakes. It is not suitable for roasting or shallow baking because the base will brown too much.
  • Page 30: Selecting A Temperature

    Using the oven Selecting a temperature FAN PLUS °C 9:47 Min minder Duration As soon as a cooking function is selected, the following will appear in the display – the recommended temperature highlighted, – the functions "Min minder" and "Duration", which can also be entered.
  • Page 31: Pre-Set Temperatures

    Using the oven Pre-set temperatures The following temperatures are set at the factory: Function Pre-set Temperature temperature range Fan plus 160 °C 30 – 250 °C Fan heat 160 °C 30 – 250 °C Auto roast* 160 °C 100 – 230 °C Intensive bake 170 °C 50 –...
  • Page 32: Using The Oven

    Using the oven Using the oven Below is an example of setting a simple programme. To bake a cake using FAN PLUS at 150 °C. ^ Place the cake in the oven and close the door. ^ Switch the oven on. ^ Select FAN PLUS.
  • Page 33: Rapid Heat-Up

    Using the oven Rapid heat-up The oven is set up at the factory so that Rapid heat-up is automatically engaged when FAN PLUS, AUTO ROAST and CONVENTIONAL are selected. Either the top element or the fan element will come on during the rapid heating up phase to enable the oven to reach the required temperature as quickly as possible.
  • Page 34: Pre-Heating The Oven

    Using the oven Pre-heating the oven Most dishes can be placed in a cold oven. They will then make use of the heat produced during the heating-up phase. It is only necessary to pre-heat the oven in certain instances. With FAN PLUS –...
  • Page 35: Entering A Cooking Duration

    Entering a cooking duration You can programme cooking durations in this oven. Cooking processes are then controlled so that the oven will switch off, or on and off automatically. As soon as a cooking function is selected, the word "Duration" will also appear in the display.
  • Page 36: Using The Residual Heat, Energy-Save Function

    Entering a cooking duration To switch a programme off automatically you can either enter the Duration or just the Finish time. To switch a programme on and off automatically you have three choices: – Enter the Duration and Finish time –...
  • Page 37: Setting Up User Programmes

    Setting up User programmes Frequently used settings can be saved under a user-defined name and used as required. Up to a maximum of 30 user-defined programmes can be stored. ^ Call up the USER PROGS. menu If you have not yet created a user programme only the word "create"...
  • Page 38 – FAN PLUS check the previous programme steps and change them if necessary. – Change SHELF... specify the shelf level to be used. – Save your programme using a name of your choice. Miele 9:52 save as: ....ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ_...
  • Page 39: Changing Settings

    Changing settings The oven is supplied with pre-set standard settings. Those listed in the SETTINGS J menu have alternatives for you to choose from if you wish. Proceed as follows: ^ Switch the oven on. ^ Call up the SETTINGS J menu. SETTINGS F.
  • Page 40: Clock

    Changing settings Clock You can select either a 24 hour or 12 hour clock. To select the one you want SETTINGS F. Back A CLOCK 24 h-CLOCK 12 h-CLOCK ^ Select and confirm the one you want. The time of day can then be set: Set time of day Please set the time of day ^ Enter and confirm the hour.
  • Page 41: Main Menu

    Changing settings Main menu The four cooking functions listed in the left-hand side of the display can be changed to show ones that you use frequently or to show your user defined programmes. SETTINGS F. Back A MAIN MENU 1. FAN PLUS 2.
  • Page 42: Cooling Fan

    Changing settings Cooling fan The cooling fan will continue to run for a while after the oven has been switched off to prevent any humidity building up in the oven, on the control panel or in the oven housing unit. The fan is sensor controlled and will switch off automatically.
  • Page 43: Heating-Up Phase

    Changing settings Heating-up phase SETTINGS F. Back A HEATING-UP PHASE rapid B normal Rapid heat-up works as follows during the heating-up phase in the following functions FAN PLUS, CONVENTIONAL and AUTO ROAST: – It is switched on if the option "rapid" has been selected. The message "Rapid heat-up phase"...
  • Page 44: Temperatures

    Changing settings Temperatures If you frequently change a recommended temperature it may be a good idea to change it permanently. SETTINGS F. Back A TEMPERATURES DEFROST AUTO ROAST GENTLE BAKE ^ Select the function you want and change the temperature. Display The display can be switched on or off.
  • Page 45: Buzzer Tones

    Changing settings Buzzer tones The volume, melody and tone length can all be altered. You can also set different melodies for the minute minder and for cooking durations. SETTINGS F. Back A BUZZER TONES VOLUME MELODY DURATION ^ Select and confirm the setting you want. Safety The oven is supplied with the following settings switched off as standard.
  • Page 46: To Activate The System Lock (System Lock $)

    Changing settings To activate the system lock (SYSTEM LOCK $) The system lock prevents the oven being switched on unintentionally, by children for example. If activated the ) symbol will show in the display when the oven is switched off. 12 : 05 Min minder Clock...
  • Page 47: To Activate The In Use $) Lock

    Changing settings To activate the IN USE $) lock Activating the In Use lock prevents settings being changed. If activated the ) symbol will show in the display during a cooking programme. FAN PLUS 160 °C 12:05 Rapid heat-up phase 31 °C Min minder Duration To activate the lock...
  • Page 48: Solo Programme

    Changing settings Solo Programme A solo programme can only be started once. It might be useful, for instance, if you want your child to cook a pizza unsupervised, but do not want them using any other controls on the oven. To set up a solo programme ^ Call up "Solo Programme"...
  • Page 49: Units

    Changing settings Units Temperatures can be displayed in °C or °F, and weights in kg or lbs. SETTINGS F. Back A UNITS WEIGHT TEMPERATURE ^ Select and confirm the setting you want. Please note that with the "lbs" setting weights in the display will appear in oz only.
  • Page 50: Factory Default

    Changing settings Factory default SETTINGS F. ALL SETTINGS FACTORY DEFAULT USER PROGS . MAIN MENU TEMPERATURES ^ Select and confirm the setting you want. If you select – ALL SETTINGS Any settings that you have altered will be reset to the factory default setting.
  • Page 51: Cleaning And Care

    E-Cloth Remove these straight away. A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from The appliance front and controls are the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, susceptible to scratches and abrasion. Part number 98013530, which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as Avoid: stainless steel, glass, plastic and –...
  • Page 52 Stainless steel surfaces cleaners, Stainless steel surfaces can be cleaned – abrasive sponges, e.g. pot scourers using a Miele E-Cloth or a proprietary or sponges which have been non-abrasive cleaning agent designed previously used with abrasive specifically for use on stainless steel...
  • Page 53: Accessories

    Cleaning and care Accessories Roasting filter Clean in a solution of hot water and a Remove all accessories as well as little washing-up liquid or in the the runners and any extra dishwasher. accessories such as, for example, the baking carriage, or telescopic Note: some dishwasher detergents may runners from the oven interior before cause the surface of the metal filter to...
  • Page 54: Perfectclean

    Cleaning and care PerfectClean Normal soiling Clean as soon as possible after each Before using for the first time remove use with a dishcloth, soft sponge (such any stickers from PerfectClean as the Vileda sponge supplied with surfaces. ovens in the UK) or a soft nylon brush, and a solution of hot water and a little The enamelled surfaces of the baking washing-up liquid.
  • Page 55 Cleaning and care Apply a spray oven cleaner to the The following cause lasting damage soiled areas. Leave to take effect for a to the surface structure and reduce couple of minutes only! the anti-stick effect and must not be If necessary use a soft sponge (e.g.
  • Page 56: Oven Interior

    Cleaning and care Oven interior The oven interior, back panel and roof liner are coated with dark pyrolytic enamel which facilitates cleaning. This is a particularly hard enamel with an extremely smooth surface. Because of its anti-stick properties most debris can be easily removed with warm water and a little washing-up liquid applied with a soft cloth.
  • Page 57 Cleaning and care The oven door gets much hotter during pyrolytic operation than during normal use. Make sure children cannot touch the oven whilst a pyrolytic programme is running. Danger of burning. During the pyrolytic process the oven is heated to approx. 460 °C .
  • Page 58 Cleaning and care Starting a pyrolytic process FAN PLUS ALL FUNCTIONS . . . CONVENTIONAL AUTOMATIC . . . GRILL full USER PROGS . . . PYROLYTIC SETTINGS F. . . ^ Select PYROLYTIC. PYROLYTIC 12:05 Please remove accessories and then start START Min minder Duration...
  • Page 59 Cleaning and care Most residues are easily wiped away with a damp cloth. Depending on soiling levels in the oven there may be visible deposits on the door and below the trim under the oven cavity. This is best removed using a non-abrasive sponge or non-abrasive spiral pad and a mild solution of warm water and washing-up liquid.
  • Page 60: To Remove The Oven Door

    Cleaning and care ^ Then lift the door upwards as far as it To remove the oven door will go. Please note: the oven door is heavy and should be gripped firmly at both Do not attempt to take the door off sides when being removed or the hinge guides when it is in a horizontal position.
  • Page 61: To Dismantle The Oven Door

    Cleaning and care To dismantle the oven door In the rare event that condensate has worked its way in between the glass panes, the door can be dismantled in order to clean in between the panes. Do not use scouring agents, abrasive sponges or brushes to clean the glass panes.
  • Page 62 Cleaning and care ^ Replace the first of the middle panes. ^ Then carefully lift the middle panes Make sure the cut-off corner is up and out. positioned at the top right hand ^ The individual panes can then be side.
  • Page 63 Cleaning and care ^ Finally replace the black printed inner ^ Lift the upper of the two middle pane. The print should face in panes up a little and refit the spacers towards the middle pane. to the panes. Then re-position them back next to the hinge guides.
  • Page 64: To Refit The Door

    Cleaning and care ^ Open the door fully. To refit the door ^ Flip both locking clamps back up to lock them. Turn them as far as they will go into a horizontal position. Make sure that the notches on the locking clamps hook into the slots on the door as illustrated.
  • Page 65: To Remove The Runners

    Cleaning and care To remove the runners To remove the back panel Make sure the oven heating elements Make sure the oven heating are switched off and cool. elements are switched off and cool. Danger of burning. Danger of burning. ^ Remove the runners.
  • Page 66: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ the system lock has been activated. to the reflector. ^ the mains fuse has blown. Contact a qualified electrician or the Miele Do not push the metal brackets to Service Department. the sides, as this would damage both the brackets and the reflector.
  • Page 67 Problem solving guide ^ Pull the glass cover out of the rear ^ Push the glass cover back into the metal brackets. metal brackets with the cut out edge towards the rear. ^ Pull the defective halogen lamp out. When purchasing a new lamp it is a good idea to take the old one with you to make sure you get the correct replacement (12 V, 20 W, heat resistant to...
  • Page 68 Problem solving guide . . . no noise is heard when the oven . . . cakes or biscuits are unevenly door is opened during operation. browned. This is not a fault. There will always be a slight If the door is opened during operation, unevenness.
  • Page 69 The oven has automatically switched If the fault message appears again itself off during use. This is a safety please contact the Miele Service feature to protect the oven if it has been Department. operating for an exceedingly long period.
  • Page 70: After Sales Service

    – your Miele Dealer appliance. These are shown on the data plate, – the Miele Service Department visible below the oven interior, with the (see back cover for contact details). door fully open. Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded to improve our service.
  • Page 71: Extra Accessories

    Extra accessories The following accessories are available Telescopic runners at extra cost from your Dealer or the Miele Spare Parts dept. Telescopic baking carriage The telescopic runners provide three shelf levels. Each shelf level can be drawn right out of the oven individually to give a good overview of cooking in progress.
  • Page 72 Communication Module (XKM 2000). baking stone and taking it off. Please refer to "Miele|home" later on in these operating instructions for details Gourmet oven dish on how to install and sign on to the Communication module.
  • Page 73: Electrical Connection Uk, Irl, Za

    Ensure that these match the household mains supply. Please quote these data, and the model and serial number when contacting the Miele Ser- vice dept. Connection of this appliance should be made via a suitable isolator, which...
  • Page 74 Electrical connection UK, IRL, ZA The voltage and rated load are given Data relating to electrical connection on the data plate, visible when the oven will be found on the data plate, visible door is open. Please ensure that these when the oven door is open.
  • Page 75: Electrical Connection Aus, Nz

    Please ensure that these match the household mains supply. Please quote these data, and the model and serial number when contacting the Miele Service dept. Wall oven Connection of this appliance should be The wall oven is suitable for connection made via a suitable isolator which to an a.c.
  • Page 76: Installing The Oven

    Installing the oven To ensure adequate ventilation to the Turn off the mains electricity supply oven once installed: to the isolator. provide a ventilation cut-out in ^ Connect the mains cable from the the housing unit as illustrated. oven to the isolator. do not fit a rear panel into the housing unit.
  • Page 77: Miele{Home

    Miele{home Before your appliance can be used with Miele|home you need to install a Miele|home communication module. Installing and logging onto Miele{home ^ Disconnect the appliance from the mains electricity supply. ^ Unscrew the screws used for securing the appliance into the sides of the housing unit.
  • Page 78: Signing Off Miele{Home

    An acoustic signal on your Miele|home system will let you know when, for instance, a programme has finished or when something needs to be done in an automatic programme such as adding water or ingredients.
  • Page 80 Alteration rights reserved / 22 / 0505 M.-Nr. 06 234 990 / 04 en - GB (H 4540, H 4640)

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