Miele F 1811 Vi Operating And Installation Manual

Miele F 1811 Vi Operating And Installation Manual

Frost free freezer with ice cube maker
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Operating and installation instructions
Frost free freezer
with ice cube maker
F 1811 Vi
F 1911 Vi
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. 07 538 080


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Summary of Contents for Miele F 1811 Vi

  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost free freezer with ice cube maker F 1811 Vi F 1911 Vi 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.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 5 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Defrosting ............28 Cooling drinks .
  • Page 4 Contents Checking the building-in niche ........59 Before installation .
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance d On/Off sensor for the ice-cube maker a Access sensor e Sensor for switching off the b Sensor for selecting the temperature temperature or door alarm in the freezer (only visible when the alarm is (X for colder; Y for warmer) sounding) c On/Off sensor for the Super freeze f Reminder to change the water filter...
  • Page 6 Description of the appliance a Door baskets b Adjustable shelves c Ice cube maker d Ice cube container e Control panel f Rocker switch for switching the whole appliance on and off g Freezer baskets h Water filter...
  • 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

    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 9: Technical Safety

    Warning and Safety instructions Please bear in mind that by – switch off at the wall socket and removing the dividing panel in the large withdraw the plug, freezer basket, children may be – ventilate the room where the tempted to climb inside. THIS COULD appliance is located for several PUT THEIR LIVES IN DANGER.
  • Page 10 Faulty components must only be authorised by the manufacturer. replaced by genuine Miele original spare parts. The manufacturer can only Otherwise the guarantee will be invalidated. guarantee the safety of the appliance...
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions In countries where there are areas fire hazard. Flammable compounds which may be subject to infestation by could explode. cockroaches or other vermin, pay Do not store cans or bottles particular attention to keeping the containing carbonated drinks or liquids appliance and its surroundings in a which could freeze in the freezer.
  • Page 12: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance To avoid the risk of any potential illness, do not deactivate the reminder Before disposing of an old to change the water filter. appliance, first make the door latches Do not use any oils or grease on the or locks unusable.
  • Page 13: 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 14: 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 15: Switching Off

    Switching on and off Settings mode You can now – adjust the temperature, or In settings mode, you can select certain appliance functions via the control – select the Super freeze function or panel and adjust the settings. The – switch on the ice cube maker. settings for the different functions are described in more detail in the relevant Please refer to the relevant section for...
  • Page 16 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 17: 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, ^ switch off at the wall socket and withdraw the plug, ^ turn off the stopcock to the water supply (a few hours before you...
  • Page 18: 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 19: 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, as it will take this long for the appliance to reach the temperature.
  • Page 20: 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 21: Alarm

    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. being wasted if the door is left open.
  • Page 22: Door Alarm

    Alarm Door alarm The alarm will sound if the door is left open for more than 5 minutes. The alarm off sensor will also light up. The alarm will stop and the alarm off sensor in the display will go out again as soon as the door has been shut again.
  • Page 23: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Super freeze Switching off Super freeze Switch the Super freeze function on 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 24: Arranging The Interior Fittings

    Arranging the interior fittings Moving the shelves To remove the door basket completely, ^ Slide it up the side runners to the The shelves can be adjusted according to the height of the food. very top, then lift it out. ^ Hold the shelf on both sides and To replace the door basket, raise it slightly so that it can be lifted...
  • Page 25 Arranging the interior fittings The dividing panels can also be To replace the freezer basket removed for cleaning. ^ Pull the telescopic rails out as far as The dividing panel is held in place by they will go. fittings in the freezer basket. To loosen ^ Place the freezer basket on the rails the fittings, so that it engages at the back and...
  • Page 26: 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 27: 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 a spices alters when frozen. good condition. – Do not place hot food or drinks in the Hints on home freezing freezer.
  • Page 28: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Lower sink and your hands. Danger of basket basket salmonella poisoning. 33 kg 33 kg F 1811 Vi Fruit should be defrosted at room F 1911 Vi 43 kg 43 kg temperature in its packaging, or in a covered bowl.
  • Page 29: Cooling Drinks

    Freezing and storing food Cooling drinks If bottles are placed in the freezer for rapid cooling, make sure they are not left in for more than one hour, as they could burst.
  • Page 30: Making Ice Cubes

    Making ice cubes Ice cube production is halted For the automatic ice cube maker to automatically when the ice cube operate, it needs to be plumbed in container is full. (see "Mains water connection"). Do not place bottles or other items in Before using the ice cube maker for the ice cube maker to chill them the first time, the reminder to change...
  • Page 31: Switching Off The Ice Cube Maker

    Making ice cubes Switching off the ice cube maker The appliance must be disconnected from the mains water supply a few hours before the ice cube maker is switched off. The ice cube maker can be switched off independently of the freezer if you do not want the appliance to make any ice cubes.
  • Page 32: Defrosting

    Defrosting This freezer 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 33: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Before cleaning Do not use cleaning agents containing abrasive substances such as sand, soda, acids, chlorides or chemical solvents. Some scouring agents claim to be non-abrasive. These are also ^ Switch the appliance off completely unsuitable as they can cause matt by pressing the On/Off rocker switch areas to appear.
  • Page 34: Ice Cube Container

    Cleaning and care Ice cube container Aluminium frames The frames to the shelves inside the The ice cube container sits on appliance and the door baskets are telescopic runners, and can be fully made from aluminium. extended for loading and unloading. Aluminium is affected by the way that For cleaning, the ice cube container light falls on it, by the surrounding...
  • Page 35: 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 ^ Shut the appliance door, reconnect of dust will increase the energy the appliance to the mains electricity consumption of the appliance.
  • Page 36: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the appliance door has ^ Check that the fuse is not defective been closed properly. and that the mains fuse has not tripped. If it has, contact the Miele . . . the compressor runs Service Department. continuously.
  • Page 37 ^ You can order a replacement filter apart carefully. from your Miele dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department..the alarm sounds. Has the appliance door been open for .
  • Page 38 ^ Check whether the water pipework installed correctly; an incorrectly inside the appliance is damaged. If it installed valve may cause a drop in is, call the Miele Service Department. water pressure. ^ Check whether there is sufficient Remember it can take up to water pressure.
  • Page 39 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.
  • Page 40 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 41: Water Filter

    Water filter To activate the reminder to The appliance is supplied with a stan- dard water filter that filters mains water change the filter for making ice cubes. When the appliance is used for the first You can replace this with an active time, the reminder to change the filter charcoal filter which improves the taste needs to be activated so that the...
  • Page 42 (the standard filter or the active now been activated. charcoal filter) from your Miele ^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until dealer or the Miele Spare Parts ^ – appears in the display. Department. ^ Touch the access sensor.
  • Page 43: 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. ^ Push the filter cartridge back into the opening, ensuring that it is straight (5).
  • Page 44: To Confirm The Filter Has Been Changed

    Water filter To confirm the filter has been ^ Touch the access sensor again. changed ^ By touching the X sensor you can now select: ^ 0: The water filter is fitted ^ 1: The reminder to change the filter is deactivated (standard setting) The reminder to change the filter ^ 2: To confirm the filter has been...
  • Page 45: When To Deactivate The Reminder To Change The Water Filter

    Water filter When to deactivate the The door alarm is automatically reminder to change the water disabled when the appliance is in filter settings mode. As soon as the door If the household water supply is already is closed, the door alarm is activated fitted with a water filter, the reminder to again.
  • Page 46: 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 47: 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 48: Mains Water Connection

    This can be extended using an Important - GB: Connect the extension hose which is available non-return valve (supplied) to the from the Miele Spare Parts Dept. It stainless steel hose. must be fitted by a qualified and competent person.
  • Page 49: Fitting The Stainless Steel Hose To The Appliance

    Mains water connection Fitting the stainless steel hose Before using the appliance for the first time the water inlet pipe should be to the appliance purged of air by a qualified and competent person. When fitting the stainless steel hose, make sure that it is neither kinked –...
  • Page 50: 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 51: Installation Advice

    Should you appliance and 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.
  • Page 52: Floor

    F 1811 Vi ....430 kg and connected in accordance with F 1911 Vi ....510 kg these operating and installation instructions.
  • Page 53: Side-By-Side Installation

    This appliance may be installed "side-by-side" with another suitable refrigerator or freezer. 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 54: Appliance Door Dimensions (Opening Angle 115°)

    F 1811 Vi 829 mm Door front (max. 38 mm) Door handle 363 mm F 1911 Vi 982 mm Door front (max. 38 mm) Door handle 428 mm Miele recommends using the full door opening angle of 115° for these freezers.
  • Page 55: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions Niche width 762 mm F 1811 Vi F 1911 Vi 915 mm...
  • Page 56 Building-in dimensions Laying the electrical cabling Door front dimensions and the pipework for the mains water supply F 1811 Vi 2029 mm 756 mm F 1911 Vi 2029 mm 908 mm...
  • Page 57: Installation

    100 mm) if required, to prevent thickest part of the furniture fronts. tipping; length depends on width of building-in niche Stainless steel front – Wood screws in various sizes Stainless steel fronts are available from your dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department.
  • Page 58: Weight Of The Door Front

    If one side of the appliance is visible, a side panel is required. F 1811 Vi The side panel must be fixed to the F 1911 Vi wall, the floor and any furniture/units above before the appliance is placed in the niche.
  • Page 59: 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 60: Preparing The Niche

    Installation Preparing the niche Keep the door to the appliance closed until it is fixed inside the building-in niche. ^ Do not remove the installation aids from the appliance door. These will be required later when the appliance is installed in the building-in niche. ^ Check the appliance for damage If the building-in niche is deeper than during transportation.
  • Page 61: Anti-Tipping Mechanism

    Installation Anti-tipping mechanism Fixing screws for different uses and The anti-tipping mechanism ensures types of material are supplied in the that the appliance is fixed securely into accompanying pack. the building-in niche, preventing the If these are not suitable for the appliance from tipping forwards.
  • Page 62: 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. If it is not possible to fix the anti-tipping ^ Select screws of a length depending mechanisms securely to the floor of the housing, the appliance can be secured on the thickness of the wood.
  • Page 63: Placing The Appliance In The Niche

    Installation Placing the appliance in the Connection should be made via a niche suitable switched socket. The socket should be close to the appliance and easily accessible. When installing two appliances side by side, each appliance must have its own separate socket. ^ Secure the cable to prevent it becoming caught: Tie a piece of string to the middle of...
  • Page 64: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation Aligning the appliance ^ A mark is located on the appliance plinth. 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 has reached 32 mm.
  • Page 65: 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 j to the ^ Screw the lugs for the fixing plates h necessary depth. into the furniture/units above the ^ Join the two bits of trim together k.
  • Page 66 Installation ^ Open the appliance door. When installing two appliances side by side, the trims 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 trim for the left-hand appliance.
  • Page 67: Preparing The Furniture Front

    Installation Preparing the furniture front ^ Load the door shelves in the refrigerator door. ^ Open the appliance door as far as it will go. ^ Measure gap X between the adjusting bar and the upper edge of the adjacent furniture front. ^ Unscrew the installation aids n and ^ Remove the two nuts from the angle trim o from the door.
  • Page 68 Installation Please note: when attaching the mounting frame onto two cassette doors, ^ Mark gap X on the inside of the furniture front. ^ Similarly, locate and mark the The mounting frame must only be midpoint Y on the furniture front. fixed to the appliance by the outer ^ Remove the fixing frame from the frame - do not, under any...
  • Page 69: Securing And Aligning The Furniture Door

    Installation Securing and aligning the ^ Press the angle trim on both sides into the white plastic frame, and furniture door screw them down securely. ^ Screw the nuts q loosely onto the threaded bolts - but do not tighten yet.
  • Page 70 Installation Fitting the fixing brackets The number of fixing brackets required will depend on the material and width of the furniture front. The fixing brackets are used to secure the furniture front to the bottom of the appliance door. ^ Open the appliance door as far as it will go.
  • Page 71: 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 72: Fitting The Plinth Facing

    Installation Fitting the plinth facing Do not cover the vents in the plinth. This will damage the appliance. ^ Trim the plinth facing to the required length and height (cut along the lower edge of the plinth facing where it touches the floor). ^ Secure the plinth to the appliance, and attach the cover caps supplied.
  • Page 73: Fitting The Air Separator

    Installation Fitting the air separator The air separator in the vent underneath separates air entering the appliance from that leaving it. It also stops warm air flowing into the appliance, which would cause a short circuit. ^ Screw the air separator into the middle of the inside of the furniture front, as shown.
  • Page 76 Alteration rights reserved / 3809 M.-Nr. 07 538 080 / 04 F 1811 Vi, F 1911 Vi...

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