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Miele FN 12220 S Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
Frost-free freezer
FN 12220 S
FN 12420 S
FN 12620 S
FN 12820 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. 09 199 490



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost-free freezer FN 12220 S FN 12420 S FN 12620 S FN 12820 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.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Cleaning and care ..........24 Cleaning the interior and accessories .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a On/Off button d Super freeze button and indicator light b Temperature selector button e Alarm off button and indicator light c Temperature display a Frost free system b Freezer tray c 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

    Any other usage is not supported by This appliance complies with all the manufacturer and could be relevant safety requirements. dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable Improper use can, however, present for damage resulting from incorrect or a risk of both personal injury and improper use or operation of the material damage.
  • Page 7: Technical Safety

    Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety – air the room in which the appliance is located for several minutes and Before setting up the appliance, check it for any externally visible – contact the Service Department for damage. Do not install and use a advice.
  • Page 8 Faulty components must only be observed and regularly tested and replaced by genuine Miele original where there is any doubt, the spare parts. The manufacturer can only household wiring system should be guarantee the safety of the appliance inspected by a qualified electrician.
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Do not operate any electrical equipment (e.g. an electric ice-cream Never handle frozen food with wet maker) inside the appliance. Danger of hands. Your hands may freeze to the sparking and explosion. frozen food. Danger of frost burn. Do not store cans or bottles Do not take ice cubes out with your containing carbonated drinks or liquids...
  • Page 10: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance This 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 near to a heat source (radiator, Near to a heat source (radiator, oven).
  • Page 12: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Cool pack ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and Place the cool pack in the top drawer. It the accessories with lukewarm water will be at its most effective after it has and a little washing-up liquid, and been in the freezer for approx.
  • Page 13: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the appliance. Micro-organisms will cause food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly. Temperature influences the growth rate ^ Press the temperature button of these micro-organisms.
  • Page 14: Temperature Display

    The correct temperature Temperature display The temperature display on the control panel always shows the required temperature. The temperature can be adjusted from: -15 °C to -32 °C The temperature display will flash if – the temperature in the appliance is not within the possible temperature range, –...
  • Page 15: Alarm

    Alarm Activating the alarm system Your appliance has been fitted with a warning system which ensures that the The alarm system is always active. It temperature in the freezer cannot rise does not have to be switched on unnoticed. An alarm will sound, and the manually.
  • Page 16: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Switch the Super freeze function on Switching off Super freeze before putting fresh food into the The Super freeze function will switch off freezer. automatically after approx. 65 hours. This helps food to freeze quickly and The indicator light will go out and the retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours appliance will run at normal power and appearance.
  • Page 17: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Isolation plate To ensure that fresh food placed in the (depending on model, available as an freezer freezes through to the core as optional accessory) quickly as possible, the maximum The isolation plate is used to isolate freezing capacity must not be freezer drawers which you do not wish exceeded.
  • Page 18: Storing Frozen Food

    Freezing and storing food Storing frozen food Do not store food in the "inactive" When buying frozen food to store in drawers. The temperature is not your freezer, check controlled in these drawers and food stored in them would soon –...
  • Page 19: Home Freezing

    Freezing and storing food Home freezing should be taken as the taste of some spices alters when frozen. Only freeze fresh food which is in a good condition. – Do not place hot food or drinks in the freezer. This causes already frozen Hints on home freezing food to thaw, and increases the energy consumption considerably.
  • Page 20: Before Placing Food In The Freezer Compartment

    Freezing and storing food Before placing food in the freezer Please note that when removing compartment drawers, the lowest freezer drawer ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of must always remain in the freezer. fresh food, switch on the Super When placing food on the glass cold freeze function for some time before plate make sure it does not obstruct...
  • Page 21: Defrosting

    Freezing and storing food Defrosting Never re-freeze partially or fully Frozen food can be defrosted in defrosted food. Consume defrosted different ways: food as soon as possible as it will – in a microwave oven, lose its nutritional value and spoil if left for too long.
  • Page 22: Freezer Tray

    Freezing and storing food Freezer tray Cool pack The freezer tray is useful for freezing The cool pack prevents the small items such as berries and temperature in the freezer rising too vegetables. They can be frozen quickly in the event of a power cut. This individually and therefore maintain their can help to prolong the storage time.
  • Page 23: Defrosting

    Defrosting This freezer is equipped with a Frost free system. The freezer defrosts automatically. The moisture generated by defrosting settles on the condensor and is automatically dissipated 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 24: Cleaning And Care

    ^ Switch the appliance off. conditioning agents is available to ^ Disconnect it from the mains. Switch order from Miele or via the internet at off at the wall and withdraw the plug from the socket, or disconnect the Make sure that water cannot get into mains fuse.
  • Page 25: Appliance Door, Side Panels

    Cleaning and care Appliance door, side panels The door seal should be cleaned regularly with clean water and then Remove any soiling on the wiped dry with a soft cloth. appliance door and side panels im- mediately. Metal grille at the back of the If this is not done, it might become appliance impossible to remove and could...
  • Page 26: Problem Solving Guide

    . . . the compressor runs continuously. appliance. Contact a qualified To save energy, the compressor runs at electrician or Miele. a lower speed, but for longer, when less cooling is required..the door will not open because it has been opened and closed too many times in succession.
  • Page 27 If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, . . . the Super freeze indicator light please contact the Miele Service and the temperature display are both Department. flashing at the same time.
  • Page 28: 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 29: 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 30: 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 31: Installation

    Installation Climate range Do not place any appliance which This appliance is designed for use gives off heat, such as a toaster or within certain climate ranges (ambient microwave oven, on top of this temperatures), and should not be used appliance, as this would increase outside this range.
  • Page 32: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation Aligning the appliance ^ To align the appliance, adjust the feet using the spanner supplied.
  • Page 33: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions FN 12220 S 1250 mm 600 mm 630 mm FN 12420 S 1447 mm 600 mm 630 mm FN 12620 S 1644 mm 600 mm 630 mm FN 12920 S 1644 mm 600 mm 630 mm...
  • Page 34: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging The appliance is supplied right-hand The hinge parts (hinge plate and hinged. If left-hand door hinging is hinge pin) must be sufficiently required, follow the instructions below. tightened otherwise the appliance You will also need the following: door could fall off.
  • Page 35 Changing the door hinging ^ Open the door. ^ Holding the door at the bottom and on the handle side, carefully lift it upwards and off. The hinge pin e and washer o is released from the hinge plate d. If it does not release: ^ Press the hinge pin e with the washer o out of the hinge plate from...
  • Page 36 Changing the door hinging ^ Using a screwdriver, remove spring clamp n from underneath the door and fit it on the opposite side. ^ Press the hinge pin e with the washer o out of the hinge plate from below. ^ Unscrew upper hinge pin k using Important.
  • Page 37 Changing the door hinging ^ Take the door and guide the upper Refitting the handle door bush onto the upper hinge pin k. Please make sure you follow the instructions below carefully when ^ Pivot the door and place the hinge you refit the handle.
  • Page 38 Changing the door hinging It is important to check that the side section of the handle d does not come into contact with the door seal when opening the door, as this would damage the door seal permanently. If, after you have refitted the handle, you find that the side section touches the door seal when the door is opened: ^ Realign mounting plate c with grub...
  • Page 39: Aligning The Appliance Door

    Aligning the appliance door The appliance door can be aligned to the housing using the outer long slots in the lower hinge plate. In the following illustration the door is not shown in the closed position to make it easier to see what you have to do.
  • Page 40: Building In The Appliance

    Building in the appliance The air inlet and outlet must not be covered or blocked in any way. They should be dusted on a regular basis. When built into a kitchen run (max. depth 580 mm) the appliance can be installed directly next to a kitchen furniture housing unit.
  • Page 44 Alteration rights reserved / 3711 M.-Nr. 09 199 490 / 00 FN 12220 S, FN 12420 S, FN 12620 S, FN 12820 S...

This manual is also suitable for:

Fn 12420 sFn 12620 sFn 12820 s