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Operating and installation instructions
Frost-free freezer
FN 14827 S
FN 14827 S ed/cs
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. 09 171 890



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost-free freezer FN 14827 S FN 14827 S ed/cs 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 Freezing large items ..........25 Freezer calendar .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a On/Off sensor e Temperature display b Super freeze sensor f "Freezing" symbol c Sensor for setting a lower g Sensor for setting a higher temperature (X) temperature (Y) d Safety lock indicator light h Alarm off sensor (only visible when the Safety lock is (only visible when the temperature or activated)
  • Page 5 Guide to the appliance a Lighting b Frost free system c Shallow freezer drawer d Freezer drawers with freezer calendar...
  • Page 6: 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 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other usage is not supported by This appliance complies with all the manufacturer and could be relevant legal 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 8: 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 9 Faulty components must only be complies with current local and national replaced by genuine Miele original safety regulations. It is most important spare parts. The manufacturer can only that this basic safety requirement is...
  • Page 10 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 11: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions The appliance is designed for use Stainless steel appliances within certain climate ranges (ambient Do not use sticky notes, transparent temperatures), and should not be used adhesive tape, masking tape or other outside this range. The climate range types of adhesive on the surface of the for your appliance is stated on the data door.
  • Page 12: 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 13: Switching On And Off

    0 °C, the ^ On stainless steel appliances also temperature display will show the current temperature inside the treat the side panels with the Miele appliance. stainless steel conditioning agent supplied as soon as you have The "Freezing" symbol and the alarm off removed the protective foil.
  • Page 14: Settings Mode

    Switching on and off Cool pack Settings mode Place the cool pack in the top freezer Certain settings on the appliance can drawer or to save space on the freezer only be selected in the settings mode. tray. The cool pack will be at its most How to select the settings mode and effective after it has been in the freezer how to change the settings is...
  • Page 15: Switching The Sensor Tones On/Off

    Switching on and off Switching the sensor tones on/off Activating or de-activating the safety lock The sensor tone which sounds each time a sensor is touched can be The safety lock can be activated to deactivated. prevent the appliance being switched off inadvertently.
  • Page 16: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off You have now left the settings mode. The safety lock indicator will light up in the temperature display when the safety lock has been activated. Switching off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g.
  • Page 17: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the The temperature inside the appliance appliance. Micro-organisms will cause can be selected by touching the arrow food which is not stored at the correct sensors on either side of the temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
  • Page 18: Temperature Range

    The correct temperature If you have adjusted the temperature, Changing the temperature display wait for approx. 6 hours if the brightness appliance is not very full and for The temperature display brightness can approx. 24 hours if the appliance is be adjusted to suit the lighting full before checking the temperature conditions of the room.
  • Page 19: 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 20: Door Alarm

    Alarm Door alarm The alarm will sound if the door is left open for more than approx. 2 minutes. The alarm off sensor will light up red and the "Freezing" symbol will flash. The alarm will stop and the indicators will go out as soon as the door is closed.
  • Page 21: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Super freeze Switching off Super freeze Switch the Super freeze function on The Super freeze function will switch off before putting fresh food into the automatically after a minimum of 30 freezer. hours and a maximum of 65 hours. The appliance will then continue to work at This helps food to freeze quickly and normal power.
  • Page 22: 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 23: Storing Frozen Food

    Freezing and storing food Storing frozen food Example If you only require 3 freezer drawers as When buying frozen food to store in well as the freezer tray for storing your freezer, check frozen food: – that the packaging is not damaged, ^ Place food in the top 3 freezer –...
  • Page 24: 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 foods or drinks in Hints on home freezing the freezer.
  • Page 25: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Freezing and storing food ^ Remove the freezer drawers and Before placing food in the freezer carefully slide out the glass cold ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of plates. fresh food, switch on the Super freeze function for some time before The lowest freezer drawer must placing the food in the freezer (see always remain in the appliance.
  • Page 26: Defrosting

    Freezing and storing food Defrosting Ice cubes Frozen food can be defrosted in different ways: – in a microwave oven, – in an oven using the "Fan" or "Defrost" setting, – at room temperature, ^ Fill the ice tray three quarters full with water and place it on the bottom of –...
  • Page 27: 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, herbs and temperature in the freezer rising too vegetables. They can be frozen quickly in the event of a power cut. individually and therefore maintain their Place the cool pack in the top drawer of shape when defrosted.
  • Page 28: 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 29: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care To avoid damaging the surface of A range of Miele branded cleaning your appliance, do not use: and conditioning products is – cleaning agents containing soda, available to order from Miele or ammonia, acids or chlorides,
  • Page 30: Cleaning The Interior And Accessories

    If this is not done, it might become impossible to remove and could – Side panels cause the surface to alter or ^ Use Miele stainless steel conditioning discolour. agent to remove any soiling. The conditioning agent will also form a...
  • Page 31: Ventilation Gaps

    Cleaning and care ^ Make sure you treat the side panels After cleaning with Miele stainless steel conditioning ^ Replace all shelves and accessories agent each time you clean them. in the appliance. This will protect the surface and help ^ Close the appliance door.
  • Page 32: Problem Solving Guide

    Contact a qualified a lower speed, but for longer, when less cooling is required. electrician or Miele..the door will not open because it . . . the frozen food is thawing has been opened and closed too because the freezer is too warm.
  • Page 33 Problem solving guide . . . the alarm sounds and the alarm . . . "nA" appears in the temperature off sensor flashes. display. The temperature in the freezer is too The temperature has risen too high at warm, because some point during the last couple of days because of a power cut.
  • Page 34 ^ There has been an increase in the If you still cannot remedy the fault humidity in the room. having followed these suggestions, please contact the Miele Service Keep the door closed as much as Department. possible so that the Frost Free system...
  • Page 35: 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 36: 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 37: 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 38: Installation

    Should you dry, well-ventilated room. It should not require further assistance please be installed where it is exposed to contact your Miele customer service direct sunlight or directly adjacent to a centre. heat-producing appliance such as an oven or a radiator.
  • Page 39: Ventilation

    Installation Operating in a room which is too cold Stainless steel appliances will result in the cooling system switching off for too long, causing the internal temperature in the appliance to rise with the risk of frozen food deteriorating and going off. Ventilation Air at the back of the appliance gets warm.
  • Page 40: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions FN 14827 S, 1850 mm 600 mm 630 mm FN 14827 S ed/cs...
  • Page 41: Installing In A Side-By-Side Combination

    However, this appliance has side wall the appliances still needs to be kept heating, and can be installed accessible to complete the side-by-side with certain other Miele installation. appliances. Instructions for moving the Your dealer will be able to advise you appliances once they have been on which models are suitable.
  • Page 42: Joining The Two Appliances Together

    Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Before starting, peel off any Joining the two appliances protective foil from the appliance together casing. The following fixing parts are supplied: Installation steps at the front of the appliances ^ Use spanner r supplied to screw in feet (for supporting the appliance doors) a completely.
  • Page 43 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Remove covers b at the top. ^ Remove the two covers e from the bottom of the appliances. Attaching the connecting plate will align ^ Remove screw f, if present. This the appliances in height and depth. If one of the appliances is higher than the screw is no longer required.
  • Page 44 Installing in a side-by-side combination Attaching the connecting panel will Installation steps at the back of the align the appliances in depth. appliances If one of the appliances protrudes further forward than the other, start with the further forward appliance: ^ Fit connecting bracket i onto the top of the sides in the middle.
  • Page 45 Installing in a side-by-side combination Installation steps at the front of the appliances ^ Position the front of the long stainless steel trim l in the gap, making sure that it is located above the ^ Screw in middle feet c completely. connecting panel g.
  • Page 46 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Connect both appliances to the electricity supply as described in the operating instructions supplied with the appliances. ^ Appliances with an ice cube maker: Connect the appliance to the mains water supply as described in the operating instructions supplied with ^ Push short trim m into the gap at the Warning.
  • Page 47: Aligning The Appliance Door

    Installing in a side-by-side combination Aligning the appliance door Align the handles on both doors, if Stainless steel appliances necessary. See "Changing the door (height adjustable door) hinging". The height of the appliance door can be aligned using the bottom hinge plate: ^ Unscrew threaded pin p by a maximum of one turn using allen key...
  • Page 48: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging To change the door hinging you will need the following tools: – a cross-slotted screwdriver, – a flat-bladed screwdriver, – a selection of Torx screwdrivers, – a spanner. Two people are needed for changing the door hinging. Removing the door handle ^ Pull door handle a towards you.
  • Page 49 Changing the door hinging ^ Fit restraining clip b (supplied with Removing the soft-close door the appliance) onto soft-close mechanism mechanism c. The soft-close door mechanism is at the bottom of the door. The restraining clip stops the hinge from snapping shut. Do not remove the ^ Open the door.
  • Page 50 Changing the door hinging Changing over the door ^ Close the door. ^ Slide soft-close mechanism bracket f as far as it will go towards the handle side of the door, and undo screws g on the soft-close mechanism. ^ Remove cover a by sliding it forwards from the back and then ^ Using a flat-bladed screwdriver, slide lifting it off.
  • Page 51 Changing the door hinging ^ Then separate retaining plate f from cover e, by pushing it slightly to the left and then pulling the cover forwards and off. ^ Rotate retaining plate f by 180°. ^ Then fit cover e from the front over retaining plate f, and slide it over to the right.
  • Page 52 Changing the door hinging ^ Rotate cover g by 180°, and fit it into Changing over the hinge brackets the holes on the other side. Important! The height of the door ^ Screw hinge plate f into position on on stainless steel appliances can the opposite side using the two outer be adjusted.
  • Page 53 Changing the door hinging ^ Unscrew part i from hinge plate g, ^ Screw hinge plate g into position on rotate it by 180° and refit into the hole the opposite side using the two outer on the opposite side of the hinge long slots only.
  • Page 54 Changing the door hinging To refit the door Replacing the soft-close door mechanism ^ Remove cover a from panel b, ^ Place the door onto hinge pin c from rotate it by 180° and refit it on the above. other side. ^ Close the door.
  • Page 55 Changing the door hinging The screw holes on the left and right must line up perfectly. ^ First fix the soft-close mechanism onto the appliance side, then onto the handle side c, pushing it firmly towards the appliance. ^ Replace panel b onto the soft-close mechanism from above, clicking it back into place first at the bottom and then at the top.
  • Page 56 Changing the door hinging Refitting the handle It is important to check that the side section of the handle d does not Please make sure you follow the instructions below carefully when come into contact with the door seal you refit the handle. The door seal when opening the door, as this will be damaged if the handle is would damage the door seal...
  • Page 57: 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 58: 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 60 Alteration rights reserved / 2811 M.-Nr. 09 171 890 / 00 FN 14827 S, FN 14827 S ed/cs...

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