Never use cleaning agents contain-
ing abrasive substances such as
sand, soda, acids or chemical sol-
"Non-abrasive" cleaning agents are
also unsuitable as they can cause
matt areas to appear.
Make sure that no water can pene-
trate into the electronic unit or into
the ventilation gaps.
Never use steam cleaning appara-
tus to defrost or clean the appliance.
The steam could attack the electrical
components and cause a short cir-
The data plate located inside the ap-
pliance must not be removed. It con-
tains information which is required in
the event of a service call.
^ Clean the appliance immediately
after defrosting it.
^ Switch the appliance off, take any
food out of the appliance and store it
in a suitable cool place (e.g. cool box
or another freezer) and take all
freezer drawers out of the appliance.
Use lukewarm water with a little wash-
ing up liquid. Accessories and drawers
should be hand washed only. Do not
wash in a dishwasher.
^ After cleaning wipe the outer casing,
the interior and accessories with a
damp cloth and dry with a soft cloth.
Leave the door open to air the appli-
ance for a short while.
^ A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available
from the Miele UK Spare Parts De-
partment, Part Number 980 13530,
which is suitable for cleaning sur-
faces such as stainless steel, glass,
plastic and chrome without the use of
^ The ventilation gaps should be
cleaned on a regular basis with a
brush or vacuum cleaner. A build up
of dust will increase the appliances
Do not use any oils or grease on the
door seals as these will cause the
seals to deteriorate and become po-
rous with time.
The door seals should be cleaned reg-
ularly with clean water and then wiped
dry with a soft cloth.