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Operating and installation instructions
Frost-free freezer
FN 14827 S ed
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. 07 301 800



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost-free freezer FN 14827 S ed 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 Defrosting ............26 Ice cubes .
  • 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

    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 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 replaced by genuine Miele original national and local safety regulations. Repairs and other work by unqualified spare parts. The manufacturer can only persons could be dangerous. The...
  • 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 Disposal of your old appliance The 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 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 situated near to a heat source Situated near to a heat source (radiator, oven).
  • Page 13: Switching On And Off

    ^ Touch the On/Off sensor until the (available from temperature display comes on. If the temperature in the appliance is Important: Stainless steel above 0 °C, only bars will light up in the conditioner gives long lasting temperature display.
  • 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 Before placing food in the freezer The lowest freezer drawer must ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of always remain in the appliance. fresh food, switch on the Super freeze function for some time before placing the food in the freezer (see Each drawer and glass cold plate "Super freeze").
  • 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 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 29: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care ^ Take the freezer drawers and the A range of Miele cleaning and conditioning agents is available from glass cold plates out of the freezer to the Miele UK Spare Parts Department clean them. or via the internet at
  • Page 30: Door Seal

    Cleaning and care Door seal After cleaning ^ Close the appliance door, insert the Do not use any oils or grease on the plug in the socket and switch the door seal. These will cause the seal appliance back on. to deteriorate and become porous ^ Switch on the Super freeze function over time.
  • Page 31: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the fuse is not defective and that the mains fuse has not . . . the compressor runs tripped. If it has, contact the Miele continuously. Service Department. To save energy, the compressor runs at a lower speed, but for longer, when .
  • Page 32 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 33 If you still cannot remedy the fault opened frequently or left open for a having followed these suggestions, while. please contact the Miele Service ^ A large quantity of fresh food has Department. been placed in the appliance at once.
  • Page 34: 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 35: 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 36: 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 37: 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 38: Ventilation

    Installation Ventilation Aligning the appliance Air at the back of the appliance gets warm. To ensure sufficient ventilation, the air inlet and outlet must not be covered or blocked in any way. They should be dusted on a regular basis. Installation ^ Remove the cable clip from the back of the appliance.
  • Page 39: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions FN 14827 S ed 1852 mm 600 mm 630 mm...
  • Page 40: Installing In A Side-By-Side Combination

    However, this appliance has side wall spanners, a torque screwdriver and heating, and can be installed a socket wrench. side-by-side with certain other Miele ^ Before starting, peel off any appliances. protective foil from the appliance Your dealer will be able to advise casing.
  • Page 41 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Close the doors to check whether the door handles are correctly aligned with one another. The top of both appliances must be the same height. If they are not, the covers will not fit properly. ^ Remove covers g from both appliances.
  • Page 42 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Position wide brackets j at the top ^ Position the long stainless steel trim and bottom on the back, and push l in the gap, making sure that it is the top bracket upwards until it is in located above bracket e.
  • Page 43 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Refit cover. ^ Push short trim m into the gap at the Please align the handles on both top of the appliances. Make sure that doors if necessary. See "Changing the gap in the trim faces the front. the door hinging".
  • Page 44: 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 45 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 appliance door.
  • Page 46 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 ^ Using a flat-bladed screwdriver, slide forwards from the back and then lifting it off.
  • Page 47 Changing the door hinging ^ Then separate retainer f from cover e, by pushing it slightly to the left and then pulling the cover forwards and off. ^ Rotate retainer f by 180°. ^ Then fit cover e from the front over retainer f, and slide it over to the right.
  • Page 48 Changing the door hinging ^ Unscrew part h from hinge plate f, Replacing the soft-close door rotate it by 180° and refit into the hole mechanism on the opposite side of the hinge plate. ^ Refit cover b on the opposite side. ^ With the help of another person, carefully tip the appliance back and refit hinge pin c into hinge plate f.
  • Page 49 Changing the door hinging ^ Click cover f back into place. Make sure that cover f fits properly so that the door can be closed without hindrance and the pin is protected. ^ Remove retaining clip g. ^ Slide the soft-close mechanism back into the door as far as it will go towards the appliance using a flat-headed screwdriver.
  • Page 50: Aligning The Appliance

    Changing the door hinging Aligning the appliance 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 shown open to make it easier to see what you have to do.
  • Page 51 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 52: 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.
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