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Operating and installation instructions
Frost-free freezer
with ice/water dispenser
F 1471 Vi
en - GB, HK,
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. 09 157 540

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    Operating and installation instructions Frost-free freezer with ice/water dispenser F 1471 Vi en - GB, HK, 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

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 5 Caring for the environment .

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    Contents Switching off the ice/water dispenser ............35 Settings mode for ice/water dispenser .

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    Contents Tools and accessories required ........63 Weight of the door front .

  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance Control panel for the freezer Access sensor On/off sensor for the ice/water dispenser Sensor for selecting the temperature in the freezer Sensor for switching off the (X for colder; Y for warmer) temperature or door alarm (only visible when the alarm is On/Off sensor for the Super freeze sounding)

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    Description of the appliance Rocker switch for switching the Interior lighting whole appliance on and off Door basket Freezer baskets Ice cube maker Water filter Ice cube container Ice/water dispenser in the door Adjustable shelf Control panel for the ice/water Control panel for the freezer dispenser Dispensing spout for ice/water...

  • Page 7: 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 8: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other usage is not supported by Warning! the manufacturer and could be This appliance is very heavy and dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable can tip forwards when the door is for damage resulting from incorrect or open. Keep the appliance door shut...

  • Page 9: Technical Safety

    Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children This appliance contains the coolant Isobutane (R600a), a natural gas which Children 8 years and older may use is environmentally friendly. Although it the appliance only if they have been is flammable, it does not damage the shown how to use it in a safe way and ozone layer and does not increase the understand the hazards involved.

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    Warning and Safety instructions Safe operation of the appliance is Installation, maintenance and only assured if it has been installed and repairs may only be carried out by a connected in accordance with these suitably qualified and competent operating and installation instructions. person in strict accordance with current national and local safety regulations.

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    Faulty components must only be dispenser thoroughly before using it for replaced by genuine Miele original the first time. spare parts. The manufacturer can only Never handle frozen food or the...

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    Warning and Safety instructions Do not store cans or bottles Never use a steam-cleaning containing carbonated drinks or liquids appliance to defrost or clean this which could freeze in the freezer. The appliance. Steam could reach the cans or bottles could explode. Danger electrical components and cause a of injury and damage to the appliance.

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    Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door latches or locks unusable. This way you will prevent children from accidentally locking themselves in and endangering their lives. Be careful not to damage any part of the pipework whilst awaiting disposal, e.g.

  • Page 14: 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 near to a heat source (radiator, Near to a heat source (radiator, oven).

  • Page 15: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time To enable the temperature to get ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and sufficiently cold inside the the accessories with lukewarm water appliance, allow the appliance to and a little washing up liquid, and run for a few hours before placing then dry with a soft cloth.

  • Page 16: Switching Off

    Switching on and off Further settings You can now – adjust the temperature, or You can select further settings in settings mode. – select the Super freeze function or In settings mode you can select certain – switch the ice/water dispenser on or appliance functions via the control off.

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    Switching on and off ^ By touching the X sensor, you can Switching the sensor tone on/off now select whether the sensor tone is The tone which sounds each time a switched on or off: sensor is touched can be deactivated. = 0: Sensor tone switched off = 1: Sensor tone switched on = –: Return to menu...

  • Page 18: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off Switching off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g. whilst on holiday: ^ switch the appliance off, ^ disconnect it from the mains. ^ turn off the stopcock to the water supply (a few hours before you switch off the appliance),...

  • Page 19: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature in the It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the freezer appliance. Micro-organisms will cause food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly. Temperature influences the growth rate of these micro-organisms.

  • Page 20: Temperature Range

    The correct temperature Temperature When you have adjusted the temperature, wait for approx. 6 hours (Fahrenheit/Celsius) if the appliance is not very full and The temperature can be displayed in for approx. 24 hours if the appliance degrees Celsius or degrees Fahrenheit. is full before checking the temperature display, as it will take this long for the appliance to reach the temperature.

  • Page 21: Temperature Display

    The correct temperature ^ By touching the X sensor, you can Temperature display now set the temperature to be The temperature display on the displayed in Fahrenheit or Celsius. † 0: Temperature in Fahrenheit control panel always shows the † 1: Temperature in Celsius required temperature.

  • Page 22: Temperature And Door Alarm

    Temperature and door alarm Switching the temperature Your appliance has been fitted with a warning system which ensures that the alarm off early temperature in the appliance cannot If the noise disturbs you, you can rise unnoticed and to avoid energy switch the alarm off early if you wish.

  • Page 23: Door Alarm

    Temperature and door alarm Door alarm The alarm will sound if the door is left open for more than 5 minutes. The sensor for switching the temperature or door alarm off will also light up. The alarm will stop and the sensor for switching the temperature or door alarm off will go out as soon as the door is closed.

  • Page 24: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Super freeze Switching off Super freeze Switch on the Super freeze function Depending on the amount of food before putting fresh food into the placed in the freezer, the Super freeze freezer. function will switch off automatically after approx. 52 hours. The sensor is This helps food to freeze quickly and highlighted in white and the appliance retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours...

  • Page 25: Arranging The Interior Fittings

    Arranging the interior fittings Moving the shelves Moving the door basket The shelves can be adjusted according The door basket can be moved or to the height of the food. totally taken out for loading, unloading and for cleaning. ^ Hold the shelf on both sides and ^ Hold the door basket by its frame raise it slightly so that it can be lifted over the catches at the back.

  • Page 26: Freezer Baskets

    Arranging the interior fittings Freezer baskets The freezer baskets can also be removed for cleaning. ^ Pull the freezer basket out as far as it will go. There is a safety catch on the door opening side which needs to be turned to a horizontal position in order to remove the basket.

  • Page 27: 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, check quickly as possible, the maximum –...

  • Page 28: Home Freezing

    Freezing and storing food Home freezing – Do not season fresh foods or blanched vegetables before Only freeze fresh food which is in a freezing. Only season cooked food good condition. lightly before freezing, but care should be taken as the taste of some Hints on home freezing spices alters when frozen.

  • Page 29: Defrosting

    Lower from defrosted poultry. Pour it away basket basket and wash the container it was in, the F 1471 Vi 16 kg 16 kg sink and your hands. Danger of salmonella poisoning. ^ Place the food flat in the bottom of...

  • Page 30: Cooling Drinks

    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 31: Ice/water Dispenser

    Ice/water dispenser The ice/water dispenser must be It may take a few seconds after connected to the mains water opening and closing the appliance supply (see "Mains water door before the ice/water dispenser connection"). is ready for use. The sensor for chilled water will flash Use a suitable container to dispense white in the ice/water dispenser control water and ice cubes into.

  • Page 32: Switching On The Ice/water Dispenser

    Ice/water dispenser Switching on the ice/water dispenser Rinse the ice/water dispenser ^ Activate the ice/water dispenser by pipework before using it for the first touching one of the sensors or waving time. your hand briefly under the dispenser spout. A light sensor below the spout ^ Open the appliance door.

  • Page 33: Chilled Water

    Ice/water dispenser Chilled water Take your finger off the sensor when ^ Place a suitable container the container is almost full. underneath the ice/water dispenser Otherwise it will overfill or the ice will spout. block the dispensing spout. The ice cube maker can make up to 150 ice cubes in 24 hours.

  • Page 34: System Lock

    Ice/water dispenser System lock If the ice/water dispenser is not used You can use the system lock to prevent again within 2 minutes or if the door the ice/water dispenser from being is opened, the ice/water dispenser used without your knowledge, by will switch to standby mode children, for example.

  • Page 35: Switching Off The Ice/water

    Ice/water dispenser Switching off the ice/water The colour of the other sensors show whether that sensor is switched on dispenser (yellow) or switched off (white): The appliance must be De-misting function disconnected from the mains water Ice cube separation supply a few hours before the ice/water dispenser is switched off.

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    Ice/water dispenser Ice cube separation Keypad tone To prevent the ice cubes and crushed The tone which sounds each time a ice from freezing together and blocking sensor is touched can be deactivated. the dispensing spout, the spindle in the The appliance is delivered with this ice cube container moves at regular function activated.

  • Page 37: Automatic Defrost

    Automatic defrost This appliance is equipped with a "Frost free" system. The freezer defrosts automatically. The moisture generated by defrosting collects in the condensor and is automatically dissipated by the condensor from time to time. This automatic defrosting system enables the freezer to remain permanently ice-free, however the food stored in the freezer will not defrost.

  • Page 38: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Before cleaning Make sure that water cannot get into the electronic unit or into the ventilation gaps. Do not use steam cleaning apparatus to clean the appliance. ^ Switch the appliance off completely Steam could reach electrical by pressing the On/Off rocker switch components and cause a short to the right-hand side underneath the...

  • Page 39: Ice Cube Container

    Cleaning and care Drip tray Aluminium frames The frames on the shelves inside the The drip tray catches excess water. appliance and on the door baskets are made from aluminium. Aluminium is affected by the way that light falls on it, by the surrounding When the drip tray is full, the symbol environment and by the angle you...

  • Page 40: Ventilation Gaps

    Cleaning and care Ventilation gaps After cleaning ^ The ventilation gaps should be ^ Replace all shelves and accessories cleaned on a regular basis with a into the appliance. brush or vacuum cleaner. A build-up ^ Reconnect to the mains and switch of dust will increase the energy the appliance back on.

  • Page 41: Problem Solving Guide

    Contact a qualified electrician or the . . . the compressor runs Miele Service department. continuously. ^ Check the temperature settings. To save energy, the compressor runs at a lower speed, but for longer, when .

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    Has the appliance door been open for The water filter will soon need to be longer than 5 minutes? changed. ^ Close the door. ^ You can order a replacement filter from your Miele dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department.

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    Problem solving guide . . ? . . . the reminder to change the water . . . the ice/water dispenser is not filter indicator flashes red. producing any ice cubes or chilled water. ^ When the reminder to change the ^ Check whether the appliance has water filter flashes red, this indicates that the filter needs to be changed...

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    Problem solving guide . . ? ^ Change the water filter. Remember it can take up to 10 hours to produce the first ice . . . the ice cubes taste or smell odd. cubes. ^ How often do you use the ice water dispenser? .

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    Problem solving guide . . ? . . . "_F" and "121" appear alternately Top lighting in the temperature display. The ice cube maker is not connected to the mains water supply. ^ Check whether the appliance is correctly connected to the mains water supply.

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    Problem solving guide . . ? Side lighting If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, please contact the Miele Service Department. To prevent unnecessary loss of temperature it is advisable not to open the door while waiting for the appliance to be serviced.

  • Page 47: Water Filter

    Replacement water filters (standard – When the reminder to change the and active charcoal) are available water filter lights up red, this from Miele. indicates that the filter will soon need to be changed. ^ Make sure that you have a spare...

  • Page 48: To Change The Water Filter

    Water filter To change the water filter Air in the system can cause water to gush out and the filter to spring out when it is removed. Take great care, therefore, when changing the filter. ^ Remove the cap from the old filter cartridge (3).

  • Page 49: To Confirm That The Water Filter Has Been Changed

    Confirm that the filter has been therefore wish to deactivate the changed. reminder to change the water filter, please contact the Miele Service To confirm that the water filter Department. has been changed ^ Place a finger on the water filter change display and leave it there.

  • Page 50: 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 51: After Sales / Guarantee

    – your Miele Dealer – Miele (see back cover for contact details). When contacting your Dealer or Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. This information is given on the data plate inside your appliance.

  • Page 52: Mains Water Connection

    This can be extended using an the stopcock. extension hose which is available ^ Ensure that it is screwed into position from the Miele Spare Parts Dept. It must be fitted by a qualified and correctly. competent person. – A stopcock must be provided...

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    Mains water connection Before using the appliance for the first Appliances with an opening for feeding time the water inlet pipe should be the hose through: purged of air by a qualified and competent person. – To do so the stainless steel hose should be filled as far as possible with water before being connected to the appliance.

  • Page 54: Fitting The Stainless Steel Hose To The Appliance

    Mains water connection Fitting the stainless steel hose to the appliance When fitting the stainless steel hose, make sure that it is neither kinked nor damaged. ^ Remove cap (1) from the water connection at the front of the appliance. ^ Screw coupling nut (2) on stainless steel hose (3) onto the threaded union.

  • Page 55: 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 regulations suitable replacement is obtained.

  • Page 56: Installation Advice

    Should you the heat source: require further assistance please contact your Miele customer service – 3 cm away from an electric oven or centre. cooker – 30 cm away from an oil- or coal-fired Climate range range.

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    The weight of the appliance when empty is: F 1471 Vi ....139 kg...

  • Page 58: Floor

    When fully loaded, the approx. weight of the appliance is: F 1471 Vi ....228 kg Door hinging The appliance is supplied with fixed hinges.

  • Page 59: Side-by-side Installation

    The partition wall must be at least refrigerator or freezer. 16 mm thick. A side-by-side installation kit, available from Miele, is required. Ask your dealer which appliances are suitable for side-by-side installation with this appliance. See the instructions supplied with the side-by-side installation kit for how to fix the appliances together.

  • Page 60: Appliance Door Dimensions (opening Angle 115°)

    Door front (max. 38 mm)* Door handle* 234 mm F 1471 Vi * The dimensions for the door fronts and handles will vary according to the individual kitchen. Miele recommends using the full door opening angle of 115° for this freezer.

  • Page 61: Building-in Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions Niche width F 1471 Vi 457 mm – 460 mm...

  • Page 62: Laying The Electrical Cabling And The Pipework For The Mains Water Supply

    Building-in dimensions Laying the electrical cabling Door front dimensions and the pipework for the mains water supply...

  • Page 63: Installation

    Installation Other Due to the size and weight of the – Step ladder appliance, it is essential that installation is carried out by two – Sack barrow people. – Wooden beams (min. 75 mm x 100 mm) if required, to prevent Tools and accessories tipping;...

  • Page 64: Weight Of The Door Front

    When built into a peninsular run, the look plinth grilles are available from rear of the building-in niche must be your dealer or the Miele Spare Parts fitted with a kitchen furniture panel. Department. Building-in at the end of a run...

  • Page 65: Aligning The Housing Unit

    Installation Aligning the housing unit Checking the building-in niche – The building-in dimensions now need to be checked. – Check the position of the electrical and plumbing connections (see "Electrical connection" and "Mains water connection"). – Check that all surrounding furniture/units are securely fixed to the wall.

  • Page 66: Preparing The Niche

    Installation Preparing the niche Keep the door to the appliance closed until it is fixed inside the building-in niche. Due to the size and weight of the appliance, please ensure that once ^ Do not remove the installation aids secured in the niche, it can no from the appliance door.

  • Page 67: Anti-tipping Mechanism

    Installation ^ Mark the drilling position onto the Anti-tipping mechanism niche floor, side and back walls The anti-tipping mechanism ensures through the holes in the anti-tipping that the appliance is fixed securely into mechanism the building-in niche, preventing the ^ Put the anti-tipping mechanisms in a appliance from tipping forwards.

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    Installation If the anti-tipping mechanism For a unit without a back panel supplied cannot be fixed in the niche, the furniture unit must be firmly screwed to the wall behind to prevent the built-in appliance from tipping. For a unit with a back panel ^ screw the unit to the wall behind using a number of suitable angled fixing brackets.

  • Page 69: An Alternative Anti-tipping Mechanism

    Installation ^ Mark the position of the lower edge of An alternative anti-tipping the wooden beam on the rear wall of mechanism the building-in niche. The appliance can alternatively be ^ Select screws of a length depending secured with a wooden beam across the top of the appliance.

  • Page 70: Placing The Appliance In The Niche

    Installation ^ Plug in the appliance Placing the appliance in the niche Connection should be made via a suitable switched socket. The socket If you are installing two appliances should be close to the appliance side by side, now secure the and easily accessible.

  • Page 71: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation ^ A mark is located on the appliance Aligning the appliance base. When adjusting the height, this ^ Align the appliance with mark needs to be aligned at 32 mm neighbouring furniture fronts. from the floor. Unscrew the feet until the mark on the base has reached 32 mm.

  • Page 72: Securing The Appliance In The Niche

    Installation Securing the appliance in the niche ^ Screw on the lugs for the side plates. ^ If necessary, cut trim to the ^ Screw the lugs for the fixing plates necessary depth. into the furniture/units above the ^ Join the two pieces of trim together appliance.

  • Page 73

    Installation ^ Open the appliance door. When installing two appliances side by side, the filler strips for the two appliances need to be joined together to form one long strip. ^ Insert the joining peg from the side-by-side kit halfway into the channel in the filler strip for the left-hand appliance.

  • Page 74: Preparing The Furniture Front

    Installation Preparing the furniture front ^ Remove the door basket. ^ Open the appliance door as far as it ^ Measure gap X between the will go. adjusting bar and the upper edge of ^ Unscrew the installation aids the adjacent furniture front. angle trim from the appliance ^ Remove the two nuts from the...

  • Page 75

    Installation – The fixing frame has several different types of holes to take account of a variety of furniture fronts. – When securing the frame, always screw into the strongest part of the furniture door. – To do this, select screws which are slightly shorter than the thickness of the furniture door.

  • Page 76: Securing And Aligning The Furniture Door

    Installation ^ Press the angle trim on both sides Securing and aligning the into the white plastic frame, and furniture door screw them down securely. ^ Screw the nuts loosely onto the threaded bolts - but do not tighten yet. ^ Close the appliance door and check the distance between the door and neighbouring furniture doors.

  • Page 77: Securing The Covers

    Installation Securing the covers ^ Now attach the covers onto the retaining clips on both sides. ^ Fit the two cover strips to the sides of In the case of side-by-side the appliance door, clicking them into installation, the cover strips are only the space between the appliance required on the outer side.

  • Page 78: Fitting The Plinth Facing

    Installation Fitting the plinth facing Fitting the air separator The air separator in the vent Do not cover the vents in the plinth. underneath separates air entering the This could result in damage to the appliance from that leaving it. appliance.

  • Page 79: Aligning The Ice/water Dispenser

    Installation Aligning the ice/water dispenser If necessary the depth of the ice/water dispenser can be aligned to line up with the furniture front. Disconnect the appliance from the mains. ^ Remove the drip tray cover and the grid. ^ Push back on the dispenser spout and then pull it downwards to remove ^ Loosen the screws in the back cover.

  • Page 80

    Installation Once the drip tray has been removed you can align the position of the ice/water dispenser using the four metal strips. ^ Loosen the screws in the four metal ^ Remove the rear cover. strips. ^ Then insert a screwdriver into one of the four slits and push the ice/water dispenser sideways until it is correctly aligned with the furniture...

  • Page 81: Securing The Ice/water Dispenser Frame

    Installation Securing the ice/water dispenser frame The word "TOP" is marked on the rear of the frame at the top. With 19 mm thick furniture fronts: ^ Fit the frame onto the ice/water dispenser and press it firmly into position so that it sits evenly with the furniture front.

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