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Miele F 12010 S Operating And Installation Manual

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Operating and installation instructions
F 12010 S
en - GB
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. 07 297 120


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Freezer F 12010 S en - GB 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. 07 297 120...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Installation ............30 Location .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a In-operation indicator light c Super freeze button with indicator light b Alarm indicator light d On/Off and temperature selector dial a Freezer drawers...
  • Page 5: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the 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 human health and to the environment.
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct application This appliance complies with all This appliance is intended for relevant local and national safety domestic use only, to store deep frozen requirements. Improper use can, food, freeze fresh food, and to make however, present a risk of both ice.
  • Page 7: Technical Safety

    Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety The more coolant there is in an appliance, the larger the room it should Before setting up the appliance, be installed in. In the event of a check it for any externally visible leakage, if the appliance is in a small damage.
  • Page 8 Faulty components must only be Repairs and other work by unqualified replaced by genuine Miele original persons could be dangerous. The spare parts. The manufacturer can only manufacturer cannot be held liable for guarantee the safety of the appliance unauthorised work.
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Do not store cans or bottles containing carbonated drinks or liquids Never handle frozen food with wet which could freeze in the freezer. The hands. Your hands may freeze to the cans or bottles could explode. frozen food.
  • Page 10: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance The appliance is designed for use within certain climate ranges (ambient Before disposing of an old temperatures), and should not be used appliance, first make the door latch or outside this range. The climate range lock unusable.
  • Page 11: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Installation site 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 12 How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Defrosting Defrost the freezer compartment A layer of ice hinders the cold when a layer of ice 0.5 cm thick from reaching the frozen food, and has built up. causes an increase in energy consumption.
  • Page 13: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching off ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and ^ Using a coin, turn the On-Off / the accessories with warm water and Temperature dial in an anti-clockwise a little washing up liquid, and then direction back to the "0"...
  • Page 14: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature It is very important to set the correct – the higher the ambient temperature temperature for storing food in the surrounding the appliance. appliance. Micro-organisms will cause The appliance is designed for use in food which is not stored at the correct specific ambient temperatures temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
  • Page 15: Temperature Alarm

    Temperature alarm Switching on the alarm system Your appliance has been fitted with a warning system which ensures that the The warning system is always active. temperature in the freezer cannot rise It does not have to be switched on unnoticed.
  • Page 16: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Super freeze Switching Super freeze off Switch the Super freeze function on The Super freeze function will switch off before putting fresh food into the automatically after approx. 60 hours. freezer. The Super freeze indicator light will go out and the appliance will continue to Exceptions: operate at normal power.
  • Page 17: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Storing frozen food To ensure that fresh food placed in the When buying frozen food to store in freezer freezes through to the core as your freezer compartment, check quickly as possible, the maximum –...
  • Page 18: Home Freezing

    Freezing and storing food Home freezing lightly before freezing, but care should be taken as the taste of some Only freeze fresh food which is in good spices alters when frozen. condition. – Do not place hot food or drinks in the Hints on home freezing freezer.
  • Page 19: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Freezing and storing food Freezing large items Before placing food in the freezer ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of To freeze a large item such as a turkey fresh food, switch on the Super or joint of meat, the glass cold plates freeze function for some time before between the freezer drawers can be placing the food in the freezer (see...
  • Page 20: Ice Cubes

    Freezing and storing food Never re-freeze partially or fully defrosted food. Consume defrosted food as soon as possible as it will lose its nutritional value and spoil if left for too long. Defrosted food may only be re-frozen after it has been cooked.
  • Page 21: Defrosting

    Defrosting In normal use, ice and frost will form on To defrost the evaporator plates. If allowed to Carry out the defrosting procedure accumulate, this will impair the efficiency of the freezer and increase as quickly as possible if food has not been placed in another freezer.
  • Page 22 Defrosting After defrosting ^ Use a sponge or towel to soak up any water from defrosting still in the appliance. ^ Clean the appliance, and then dry it thoroughly. ^ Close the appliance door, insert the plug in the socket and switch the appliance back on.
  • Page 23: Cleaning

    E-Cloth apparatus to clean the appliance. ^ A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available Pressurised steam could reach the from the Miele UK Spare Parts electrical components and cause a Department, which is suitable for short circuit. cleaning surfaces such as stainless...
  • Page 24: Metal Grille At The Back Of The Appliance

    Cleaning Metal grille at the back of the appliance The metal grille at the back of the appliance (heat exchanger) should be dusted at least once a year. A build-up of dust will increase the energy consumption of the appliance. When cleaning the grille, make sure that the pipework and other components do not get broken or...
  • Page 25: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the fuse is not defective will need defrosting. and that the mains fuse has not blown. If it has, contact the Miele Ser- . . . the alarm indicator light is on. vice Department. The temperature has risen above the setting on the temperature dial because .
  • Page 26 If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, please contact the Miele Service Department. To prevent unecessary loss of temperature it is advisable not to open the door while waiting for the...
  • Page 27: 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 28: After Sales / Guarantee

    In the event of a fault which you cannot correct yourself, or if the appliance is under guarantee, please contact: – your Miele Dealer or Chartered Agent – the Miele Service Department (see back cover for contact details). When contacting your Dealer/Chartered Agent or Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.
  • Page 29: 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 30: Installation

    Installation Do not place any appliance which Climate range Ambient room temperature gives off heat, such as a toaster or microwave oven, on top of this SN, N up to +32 °C up to +38 °C appliance, as this would increase up to +43 °C the appliance's energy consumption.
  • Page 31: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation Aligning the appliance ^ To align the appliance, adjust the feet using the spanner supplied.
  • Page 32: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions F 12010 S 850 mm 555 mm 624 mm...
  • Page 33: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging The appliance is supplied right hand hinged. If left hand door hinging is required, follow the instructions below. ^ Close the door. ^ Fit the appliance door onto upper hinge pin d and then close the appliance door.
  • Page 34: Changing Over The Door Handle

    Changing the door hinging Changing over the door handle ^ Turn the handle 180° and fit to the opposite side. ^ Carefully remove cover a and stoppers b from the sides using a ^ First screw it at the side and then in flatheaded screwdriver.
  • Page 36 Alteration rights reserved / 1108 M.-Nr. 07 297 120 / 00 F 12010 S...

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