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Operating and installation instructions
Frost-free freezers
FN 4697 S
FN 4897 S
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance, it is
to read these operating instructions
before it is installed or used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 06 413 700



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost-free freezers FN 4697 S FN 4897 S To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is to read these operating instructions before it is installed or used for the first time.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

  • Page 3 Defrosting............23 Ice cubes .
  • Page 4: Safety Lock

    a Safety lock indicator light d Controls for setting the temperature Left hand button: warmer b On/Off button Right hand button: colder c Temperature display e Super freeze button and indicator light f Alarm off button...
  • Page 5 a Lighting b Frost free system c Freezer tray d Freezer drawers with freezer calendar e Marker system for frozen food...
  • Page 6: Temperature Alarm

    The Miele|home system gives you the ability to check information about your appliance at any time. For example, if a temperature alarm, power cut or other fault message occurs, this information will be relayed directly to the Miele|home system. You will need a Miele|home system (e.g.
  • Page 7 Please ensure that your old appliance is disposed of at an authorised disposal The transport and protective packing centre only. Contact your local authority has been selected from materials which for advice if required. are environmentally friendly for disposal and can normally be recycled. Make sure that the pipework is not damaged whilst moving an old Ensure that any plastic wrappings,...
  • Page 8 This appliance complies with all This appliance contains the coolant relevant legal safety requirements. Isobutane (R600a), a natural gas Improper use can, however, present which is environmentally friendly. a risk of both personal injury and Although it is flammable, it does not material damage.
  • Page 9 Before connecting the appliance to Installation work, maintenance and the mains supply, make sure that repairs may only be carried out by the rating on the data plate suitably qualified and competent corresponds to the voltage and persons in accordance with national frequency of the household supply.
  • Page 10 Do not store cans or bottles containing carbonated drinks or Never handle frozen food with wet liquids which could freeze in the hands. Your hands may freeze to freezer. The cans or bottles could the frozen food. Danger of frost burn. explode.
  • Page 11 The appliance is designed for use within certain climate ranges Before disposing of an old (ambient temperatures), and should not appliance, first make the door latch be used outside this range. The climate or lock unusable. This way you will range for your appliance is stated on prevent children from accidentally the data plate inside the appliance.
  • Page 12 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). (radiator, oven). Where the ambient room Where there is a high ambient room temperature is ideal at approx.
  • Page 13: Super Freeze

    The cooling system is switched off. (If this does not happen, the safety lock is ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and still activated). the accessories with warm water and a little washing up liquid, and then dry with a soft cloth. The safety lock can be activated to Important: prevent the appliance being switched...
  • Page 14 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, ^ clean the appliance out and ^ leave the door ajar to air the appliance.
  • Page 15 It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the Use the two buttons underneath the appliance. Micro-organisms will cause temperature display to set the food which is not stored at the correct temperature for the freezer. temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
  • Page 16 If you have adjusted the temperature, This loss of coldness is no cause for concern in the following circumstances: – when the door has been left open for a while, e.g. for removing or storing a before checking the temperature large amount of food, display as it will take this long for the display to show the accurate...
  • Page 17 ^ Press one of the temperature selector buttons repeatedly until an appears in the display. ^ Press the Super freeze button again. lights up in the temperature display. ^ You can now adjust the level of brightness by pressing the temperature selector buttons.
  • Page 18 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 and to avoid energy being manually. wasted if the door is left open.
  • Page 19 Fresh food should be frozen as quickly When freezing small quantities of food as possible. This way the nutritional in the freezer, the Super freeze function value of the food, its vitamin content, should be switched on appearance and taste are not impaired. .
  • Page 20: Maximum Freezing Capacity

    To ensure that fresh food placed in the – At least 2 freezer drawers must be freezer freezes through to the core as used for freezing food. The other quickly as possible, the maximum drawers can be isolated if they are freezing capacity must not be not needed.
  • Page 21 When buying frozen food to store in Only freeze fresh food which is in a your freezer, check good condition. – that the packaging is not damaged, – the use by date, – The following types of food – the temperature at which the frozen for freezing: food is being stored in the shop.
  • Page 22: Important

    ^ Make a note of the contents and the – Do not season fresh foods or blanched vegetables before date of freezing on the packaging. freezing. Only season cooked food lightly before freezing but care should be taken as the taste of some ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of spices alters when frozen.
  • Page 23 When freezing, make sure that food Markers serve as a reminder of how already frozen does not come into long food has been stored. contact with fresh food being frozen as this could cause the frozen food Each freezer drawer has two slide to begin to defrost.
  • Page 24: Packing

    ^ Once frozen, use a blunt instrument, It is particularly important to observe food hygiene rules when for example a spoon handle, to defrosting poultry. Do not use the liquid remove the ice tray from the freezer. from defrosted poultry. Pour it away and ^ Ice cubes can be removed easily wash the container it was in, the sink from the tray by twisting the tray...
  • Page 25: Cool Pack

    The cool pack prevents the temperature in the freezer rising too quickly in the event of a power cut. Place the cool pack in the upper drawer directly on top of food or to save space on the freezer tray. The cool pack will be at its most effective after it has been in the freezer for approx.
  • Page 26 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 27: E-Cloth

    Never use cleaning agents A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from containing abrasive substances the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, such as sand, soda, acids or which is suitable for cleaning surfaces chemical solvents. such as stainless steel, glass, plastic "Non-abrasive" cleaning agents are...
  • Page 28 ^ The ventilation gaps should be ^ Close the appliance door, insert the cleaned regularly with a brush or plug in the socket and switch the vacuum cleaner. A build-up of dust appliance back on. will increase the energy consumption ^ Switch on the Super freeze function of the appliance.
  • Page 29 ^ Check that the fuse is not defective and that the mains fuse has not blown. If it has, contact the Miele Ser- Use a blunt instrument, e.g. a spoon vice Department. handle or plastic scraper, to prise it apart carefully.
  • Page 30 ^ the ventilation gaps are blocked. The warmest temperature will show in the display for about 1 minute. The ^ there has been a lengthy interruption actual current temperature in the to the power supply. freezer will then show in the display Once the problem has been resolved again.
  • Page 31 ^ Screw the new lamp into the connection. 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...
  • Page 32 Humming noise made by the motor (compressor). This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor is switching on. A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes. Clicking sounds are made when the thermostat switches the motor on and off.
  • Page 33 In the event of a fault which you cannot correct yourself, or if the appliance is under guarantee, please contact: – Your Miele Dealer – The Miele Service Department (see back cover for address). When contacting your Dealer or the Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.
  • Page 34 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 accordance with local and is lost, the plug must not be used until a national safety regulations.
  • Page 35 Do not place any appliance which Air at the back of the appliance gets gives off heat, such as a toaster or warm. To ensure sufficient ventilation, microwave oven, on top of this the ventilation gaps must not be appliance, as this would increase covered over.
  • Page 36: Door Handle

    ^ Remove the cover caps from the The appliance is supplied right-hand hinged. If left-hand door hinging is opposite side, and fit them into the required, follow the instructions below. empty holes. ^ Open the appliance door. First the side section of the handle must be removed: ^ Pull door handle a towards you.
  • Page 37 In the following illustration the door is not shown in the closed position to make it easier to see what happens next. ^ Open the door, tilt it downwards and take it off. Take care not to lose washer a. ^ Using a screwdriver remove covers ^ Turn door support b around, pull hinge pin a out, and refit on the...
  • Page 38 ^ With the door open, position cover e in the front of the plinth fascia, and push it firmly into position. ^ Loosely screw the handle to the opposite side of the door. The mounting plate must fit snugly to the door housing.
  • Page 40 Alteration rights reserved / 2904 M.-Nr. 06 413 700 / 00 en / GB FN 4697 S, FN 4897 S This paper consists of cellulose which has been bleached without the use of chlorine.

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