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Miele CVA 4085 Operating And Installation Manual

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Operating and installation instructions
Built-in coffee machine
CVA 4085
To avoid the risk of accidents
or damage to the machine,
it is essential to read these
instructions before it is installed
and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 06 867 310



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Built-in coffee machine CVA 4085 To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. M.-Nr. 06 867 310...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ......... . 5 Description of the machine .
  • Page 3 Contents Settings: Customising your machine....... . . 29 Selecting a language ..........30 Time of day .
  • Page 4 Contents Cleaning and care ..........51 Rinsing .
  • Page 5: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material or machine The transport and protective packing Electrical and electronic appliances / has been selected from materials which machines often contain materials are environmentally friendly for disposal which, if handled or disposed of and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 6: Description Of The Machine

    Description of the machine External view a Operating sensor controls. Lowest sensor = On / Off b Display c Operating sensor controls. Lowest sensor "+ C" = Clear d Upper lighting e Door handle f Hot water spout g Lower lighting h Plastic grille i Drip tray cover j Coffee spouts, height-adjustable...
  • Page 7 Description of the machine Interior view a Master switch b Ground coffee chute cover c Ground coffee chute d Slide control to select fineness of ground coffee e Coffee bean container f Drip tray with grid for easier carrying g Water container h Brew unit i Waste container...
  • Page 8: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Miele EGW 4000-14 or 29 plate warmer. or operation. Connection of any other appliance would damage the machine.
  • Page 9 (e.g. during holidays). faults or electric shock. If the coffee machine is to be built in above another appliance, there must be a full-width, closed shelf between them (except when it is combined with a Miele built-in plate warming drawer).
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Never put anything other than roasted espresso/coffee beans in Caution. Danger of scalding. The the coffee bean container. It must never spouts and the liquids dispensed be filled with ground coffee as this are very hot. could damage the grinder.
  • Page 11 The manufacturer cannot be held liable for damage arising from insufficient descaling. Only use the descaling tablets supplied by Miele and follow the instructions on the packet carefully. Use the exact proportions recommended Otherwise the machine will be damaged.
  • Page 12: Brief Description

    Brief description This machine can be used to prepare If two cups of coffee or espresso are espresso, coffee, cappuccino, milk required at the same time, the sensor froth and hot water . next to "2 portions" must be pressed twice briefly.
  • Page 13 Brief description To ensure that the flavour can develop fully and be maintained for longer the machine has an additional function to automatically rinse and pre-warm the system when the machine is cold. The same function is used to flush coffee remains out of the system and the spouts after use.
  • Page 14: Operating The Coffee Machine

    Operating the coffee machine The following notes should help you get to know your coffee machine before starting to use it. Sensor controls This machine has sensor controls which react to touch. To operate the machine you only need to touch the relevant sensor.
  • Page 15: Switching Off

    Operating the coffee machine The welcome screen will be displayed each time the machine is switched on until the first 5 drinks (including steam) have been prepared: Míele Willkommen When you use the machine for the very first time you will be prompted to select a language.
  • Page 16: Adding Water, Coffee Beans Or Ground Coffee

    Adding water, coffee beans or ground coffee Please clean the machine thoroughly before filling it (see "Cleaning and care"). Filling and emptying the water container The quality of the water plays an important part in the overall quality of the coffee. If the machine is plumbed into the mains drinking water supply, the water container will fill automatically.
  • Page 17: Filling The Coffee Bean Container

    Adding water, coffee beans or ground coffee ^ If filling the water container manually, take off the lid and fill the water container with cold, clean tap water up to the "Max." mark. A valve at the front of the water container will ensure that water cannot escape.
  • Page 18: Adding Ground Coffee

    Adding water, coffee beans or ground coffee ^ Pull the lid forwards again, push the coffee bean container back into place and close the machine door. Adding ground coffee If you want to use ready ground coffee, you can add ground coffee to the specially designed coffee chute.
  • Page 19: Making Coffee

    Making coffee Important: the water piping must be rinsed through every day and the machine cleaned thoroughly before the first drink of coffee is prepared. Rinsing will take place automatically if the Automatic rinsing programme option has been set to "On" and the machine is cold. Hot water will run out of both spouts into the drip tray once the machine has heated up.
  • Page 20: Pre-Warming Cups

    Making coffee Pre-warming cups The cups should always be pre-warmed to allow the flavour to develop and be retained. The aroma of espresso does not react well to cold, The smaller the volume of coffee/espresso, the more important it is to pre-warm the cup. Use a plate warming drawer if you have one.
  • Page 21: Preparing Espresso And Coffee From Freshly Ground Beans

    Making coffee Preparing espresso and coffee from freshly ground beans ^ Place a cup under the coffee spouts. The coffee is always dispensed simultaneously from both spouts. ^ Touch the sensor beside espresso or coffee. The machine will now grind the coffee beans, pre-brew the ground coffee (if the programme option "Pre-brewing"...
  • Page 22: To Prepare Two Cups At The Same Time

    Making coffee To prepare two cups at the same time ^ Place a cup under each of the coffee spouts. ^ Touch the sensor beside espresso or coffee and then touch the sensor beside "2 portions". The machine will now prepare a second portion of espresso or coffee a few seconds after the first one.
  • Page 23 Making coffee If you have not added any ground coffee, you must select "No". Otherwise the machine will assume that there is ground coffee in the chute and so only water will be dispensed the next time coffee is made! ^ Place a cup under the coffee spouts.
  • Page 24: Cappuccino And Milk Froth

    Making coffee Cappuccino and milk froth Using for the first time Before the coffee machine leaves the factory, the pipework is completely pumped out. For this reason, water must be pumped into the pipework before using the machine to make a cappuccino or to froth milk for the first time: ^ Place an empty cup under the Cappuccinatore spout.
  • Page 25: Cappuccino

    Making coffee Cappuccino To prepare a cappuccino you will need a large china or porcelain cup and a jug of milk. Froth is best made from cold, skimmed or semi-skimmed milk. Because the milk needs to be frothed, only one portion of Cappuccino can be prepared at one time.
  • Page 26: Frothing Milk

    Making coffee Frothing milk To froth milk separately, use a cold, stainless steel jug that narrows towards the top. Froth is best made from cold, semi-skimmed milk. ^ Fill the glass jug supplied with cold milk and place it under the Cappuccinatore suction tube.
  • Page 27: Setting The Coffee Grinder

    Setting the coffee grinder A good espresso or coffee with a thick, even crema (froth) depends not only on the quality, pressure and temperature of the water and the quality of the coffee beans, but also on the quantity of beans and how finely they are ground. The crema should have an even colour with dark stripes running through it.
  • Page 28 Setting the coffee grinder To alter the grinder setting ^ push the slide control to the left (for finer grinding) or to the right (for coarser grinding). You should be able to feel the notches when moving the slide control. If the slide refuses to move, ^ close the machine and dispense a cup of espresso coffee.
  • Page 29: Settings: Customising Your Machine

    Settings: Customising your machine It is easy to customise your machine to suit your exact requirements. The following settings are available: Language: Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Hungarian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Finish, Swedish, Turkish, Greek and Russian Time of day: You can set either a 24 hour or 12 hour clock and choose to have the Time of day display on or off Timer: You can activate the Timer and also adjust the...
  • Page 30: Selecting A Language

    Settings: Customising your machine Plate warmer: Automatic, On, Off Plumbed in water supply: On, Off Factory default: All settings, User profiles A more detailed explanation of the programme options is given in the individual sections. Selecting a language If you want to change the language used in the display, use the Settings menu and follow the flag symbol.
  • Page 31: Time Of Day

    Settings: Customising your machine Time of day ^ Touch the upper or lower sensor on the right until "Settings" is visible on the left of the display. ^ Touch the sensor beside "Settings". Settings ß Language F ß Time of day ß...
  • Page 32: Setting The Time Of Day

    Settings: Customising your machine Setting the time of day ^ Touch the sensor beside "Set". ^ First set the hours by touching the sensors on the right beside "+" or "-".Then touch the sensor beside "ok". ^ Now set the minutes by touching the sensors on the right beside "+"...
  • Page 33: Switch Off After

    Settings: Customising your machine If rinsing is set to "On", the machine will automatically carry out a brief rinse when it switches itself on. If the machine has switched itself on automatically 3 times and no drinks or hot water have been dispensed, the machine will not switch itself on again automatically! The programmed times will, however, remain in memory and can be reactivated after manually switching the machine...
  • Page 34: Switch Off At

    Settings: Customising your machine Switch off at: If you always use your machine at a particular time of the day you can set it to switch off automatically at a specific time. ^ Touch the sensor beside "Switch off at". ^ Set the time you want the coffee machine to switch off at by touching the sensors on the right beside "+"...
  • Page 35: Pre-Brewing

    Settings: Customising your machine – If the crema is very dark brown on one side, graduating almost to white on the other, it could mean that too much coffee is being used. Select the User profile for which you want to set the amount of coffee and ^ touch the sensor beside "Settings".
  • Page 36: Temperature

    Settings: Customising your machine Settings ß Timer ß Amount of coffee ß Pre-brewing ^ Touch the sensor beside "Pre-brewing". A tick will appear beside the option which is currently set. ^ Touch the sensor beside the setting you want and touch the sensor beside "ok"...
  • Page 37: Automatic Rinsing

    Settings: Customising your machine A tick will show which temperature is currently set for this type of drink. ^ Touch the sensor beside "ok". You can now alter the temperatures for the other drinks in the same way. ^ If you do not want to alter the temperature of any of the other drinks, touch "+ C".
  • Page 38: Steam System

    Settings: Customising your machine Steam system The machine has two heating systems. This means that the coffee machine can be used not only to prepare espresso / coffee but also to prepare milk froth / cappuccino using steam at any time. However, the steam system can be switched off if the machine is rarely used to prepare milk froth / cappuccino.
  • Page 39: Lighting (With The Machine Switched On)

    Settings: Customising your machine Lighting (with the machine switched on) The "Lighting" option in the "Settings" menu allows you to decide which type of lighting to have when the machine is switched on. The lighting can be switched on automatically, switched off or even dimmed.
  • Page 40: Lighting (With The Machine Switched Off)

    Settings: Customising your machine ^ Touch the middle sensor on the left or the right to set the brightness. ^ Touch the sensor beside "ok" to save the setting. ^ Touch the "+ C" sensor to return to the previous settings. Lighting (with the machine switched off) 14:18 ß...
  • Page 41: Displaying The Number Of Cups Of Coffee Already Dispensed

    Settings: Customising your machine ^ Set the duration after which you want the lighting to switch off by touching the sensors on the right beside "+" or "-". ^ Touch the sensor beside "ok" to save the setting. The lighting will now switch off after the time you have set. These are the same as the settings for "Dim"...
  • Page 42: Setting The Water Hardness

    Settings: Customising your machine The tick will show if the system lock has been set to "Can be activated" or "Cannot be activated". ^ Touch the sensor beside "Can be activated". If you touch the sensor beside "Cannot be activated" then the machine cannot be locked.
  • Page 43 Settings: Customising your machine Your local water authority will be able to tell you the hardness of water in your area. Alternatively, you can measure the hardness yourself using the enclosed test strip: ^ Dip the strip in your drinking water for approximately a second, then shake off any excess water.
  • Page 44: Selecting Or Altering A User Profile

    Settings: Customising your machine To set the correct water hardness level, ^ touch the sensor beside "Settings". Settings ß Total no. of coffees ß System lock ß Water hardness ^ Touch the sensor beside "Water hardness". ^ Touch the upper or middle sensor on the right until the correct water hardness is visible on the left of the display.
  • Page 45: Create

    Settings: Customising your machine Create To create a new User profile, ^ Touch the sensor beside "Set". ^ Touch the middle sensor on the right or left of the display until the first letter is highlighted. Then touch the sensor beside "Select character".
  • Page 46: Change

    Settings: Customising your machine ^ Now change the name and touch the sensor beside "ok". Change You can programme the machine so that it always reverts to the Standard profile or so that it continues to operate using a User profile you have set. To set the profile to be used: ^ touch the sensor beside "Change".
  • Page 47: Display

    Settings: Customising your machine Display You can adjust both the contrast and the brightness of the display: ^ Touch the sensor beside "Settings". Settings ß Water hardness ß User profile ß Display ^ Touch the sensor beside "Display". ^ Touch the sensor beside Contrast or Brightness and set the level with the middle sensor on th right or left of the display.
  • Page 48: Plate Warmer

    Settings: Customising your machine Plate warmer You can connect a Miele EGW 4000-14 or EGW 4000-29 plate warmer to the coffee machine using a special connection cable available as an optional accessory from your Miele Dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department.
  • Page 49: Factory Default

    Settings: Customising your machine Plumbed in water supply The machine is designed to be plumbed into the mains drinking water supply. This mains water connection can be switched on or off. When this is set to "On" water is drawn from the mains water supply and when set to "Off"...
  • Page 50: Setting The Portion Sizes

    Setting the portion sizes The flavour of the coffee produced depends on the type of coffee, the amount of coffee used, how finely the beans are ground and particularly, the quantity of water used. Not all cups are the same size. To ensure the machine uses the right amount of water to suit your taste and your cups, you can programme in the amount to be used.
  • Page 51: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Always allow the machine to cool down before cleaning. Danger of scalding. Do not clean the machine with a steam cleaner as this will damage the machine. Never use cleaners containing chlorides, acids, soda or scouring agents. These would damage the surface. It is important to clean the machine regularly, as the used coffee grounds will soon go mouldy.
  • Page 52: Water Container

    Cleaning and care Water container Empty the water container daily and - if you are not using the plumbed in water supply - fill with fresh, cold drinking water just before use. When cleaning, make sure that there is no soiling in the area around the valve.
  • Page 53: Drip Tray

    Cleaning and care ^ Also clean the now accessible area in the machine where the waste container sits, thoroughly. ^ Push the waste container fully back into the machine. Drip tray There is a sensor in the drip tray which causes a message to appear in the display when the drip tray is full and needs to be emptied.
  • Page 54: Grille With Drip Tray Cover

    Cleaning and care ^ Push the drip tray with the grid along the right hand edge back into the machine. ^ Close the machine door. Grille with drip tray cover ^ Take the grille and drip tray cover out and wash them. Coffee bean container The coffee bean container must be cleaned by hand with hot water and a little washing-up liquid.
  • Page 55: Coffee Outlet Connection

    Cleaning and care Coffee outlet connection The part which connects the brew unit and the coffee outlet is located on the inside of the machine door. ^ Clean this connection regularly with a damp cloth, taking care not to wipe the grease off the seal. ^ Lubricate the seal at least once a month with the grease supplied.
  • Page 56: Brew Unit

    Cleaning and care Brew unit The brew unit must be cleaned manually once a week because the moving parts are lubricated and the rubber seals could become brittle in a dishwasher. ^ Remove the water container, waste container and the coffee chute cover.
  • Page 57 Cleaning and care ^ Wipe any remaining coffee off the two filters. One filter is located in the funnel a and the other to the left of the funnel b. ^ Dry the funnel area a to prevent ground coffee from sticking to it.
  • Page 58: Degreasing The Brew Unit

    These have been specially formulated for use in this coffee machine and are available from your Miele Dealer or from the Miele Spare Parts Department. To remind you to degrease the brew unit, the message "Please run the cleaning programme"...
  • Page 59: Cappuccinatore

    Cleaning and care When Please place a cleaning tablet in the ground coffee chute appears in the display, ^ Remove the coffee chute cover and open the lid of the coffee chute. ^ Place a cleaning tablet into the coffee chute. ^ Close the lid, replace the coffee chute cover and close the machine door.
  • Page 60: Thorough Cleaning In The Dishwasher

    Cleaning and care ^ Touch the sensor beside "Maintenance". ^ Touch the sensor beside "Rinse Cappuccinatore". ^ Place a glass of water under the suction tube and a descaling funnel under the Cappuccinatore spout to direct the water safely into the drip tray and press the sensor next to OK.
  • Page 61 Cleaning and care ^ Dismantle the parts. Remove the part with the seals by turning and then pulling it. ^ Wash the parts in the dishwasher. After cleaning, lubricate the seals with the grease supplied. Make absolutely sure that none of the small holes in the parts are blocked (see arrow).
  • Page 62 Cleaning and care ^ that all the guide points line up. ^ Place the Cappuccinatore in the machine from below a and turn the cover above the spout in the direction of the arrow b. Do not use the machine without the Cappuccinatore in place.
  • Page 63: Machine Front

    Make sure that no water penetrates behind the display. E-Cloth A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic and chrome without the use of chemicals.
  • Page 64: Aluminium Fronts

    Cleaning and care Aluminium fronts Aluminium is affected by the way that light falls on it, by the surrounding environment and by the angle you observe it from. Aluminium surfaces and controls may suffer discolouration or damage if soiling is left on for too long. Remove any soiling straight away.
  • Page 65: Descaling The Machine

    You should only use the descaling tablets supplied with the machine. These have been specially formulated for use in this coffee machine and are available from your Miele dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department. Other types of descaling agents will damage the machine and affect the taste.
  • Page 66: To Run The Descaling Programme

    Descaling the machine To run the descaling programme ^ If you want to descale the machine before it has heated up touch the sensor beside "Descale" in the initial menu to begin the descaling programme. ^ If you want to descale the machine without being prompted to do so by the reminder (because your water is very hard, for example), select the "Maintenance"...
  • Page 67 Descaling the machine ^ Fit the descaling funnels under the spouts as illustrated. The bottom of the funnel fits into the drip tray to enable the descaling agent to be collected in it. During the descaling programme, water containing descaling agent will run out of the hot water and the cappuccinatore spouts.
  • Page 68: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Is the machine locked? ^ Has the lighting been switched off (see "Settings, Lighting"). ^ If not, then the lighting is defective. Call the Miele Service Department..the heating-up phase takes too long. If the door is opened during the heating-up phase, e.g. to fill the water container, the heating elements switch off.
  • Page 69 There could be stones in amongst the coffee beans, in which case the machine will switch itself off automatically within 20 seconds to avoid damage. Call the Miele Service Department. ^ Is the plug correctly fitted in the socket? . . . the lighting suddenly switches itself off.
  • Page 70 There could be stones in amongst the coffee beans. ^ Switch the machine off immediately. ^ Contact the Miele Service Department..the coffee grinder makes less noise than usual. The coffee bean container is empty. A message will soon appear in the display.
  • Page 71 Problem solving guide ^ Select a slightly coarser coffee grinder setting or a lower setting for the amount of coffee to be ground..the machine door will not close. ^ Are the containers in position correctly? . . . the steam system is switched off but steam is still available.
  • Page 72 If the slide control for the grinder is set to very fine, too much residual "coffee water" can be left in the waste container. ^ If a very fine grinder setting has not been set, call the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 73 Problem solving guide . . . the coffee machine makes loud noises during the descaling programme. During the descaling programme you will hear loud noises as water is flushed through the machine under high pressure. These are no cause for concern. .
  • Page 74 If this fault message still continues to appear in the display, repeat the steps described above. If, despite this, the fault message still appears in the display, call the Miele Service Department..fault message 94 appears in the display.
  • Page 75 Problem solving guide . . . too much crema has formed and is overflowing above the coffee spouts. Some types of coffee will produce too much crema if the coffee or espresso temperature is set to maximum and the amount of coffee to be ground is set too high. ^ Set a lower temperature and reduce the amount of coffee to be ground.
  • Page 76 ^ Replace the brew unit in the machine and close the door. If this fault message still continues to appear in the display, please call the Miele Service department, quoting the fault code..the ground coffee chute cover cannot be pushed in properly.
  • Page 77: After Sales Service

    In the event of a fault which you cannot correct yourself, 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 machine.
  • Page 78: Plumbed In Water Supply

    Plumbed in water supply Notes on connecting to the mains water supply Connection to the mains water supply should only be carried out by a qualified and competent person in strict accordance with national and local safety regulations. This machine conforms to IEC 61770 and EN 61770. The water quality must conform to the requirements for drinking water in the country the machine is being installed in.
  • Page 79: Connection To The Water Inlet

    Plumbed in water supply Connecting the water inlet hose to the coffee machine ^ Remove the cover cap from the bottom of the back panel of the machine. Connect the angled end of the stainless steel hose to the threaded connection of the machine. Ensure that all connections are water tight.
  • Page 80: Electrical Connection U.k., Za, Irl

    Electrical connection U.K., ZA, IRL All electrical work should be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person only, in strict accordance with current national and local safety regulations (BS 7671 in the UK). Installation, repairs and other work by unqualified persons could be dangerous.
  • Page 81 Electrical connection U.K., ZA, IRL Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 The fuse cover must be refitted when changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover is lost, the plug must not be used until a suitable replacement is obtained. The colour of the correct replacement cover is that of the coloured insert in the base of the plug, or the colour that is embossed in words on the base of the plug (as applicable to the design of plug fitted).
  • Page 82: Installation

    If the coffee machine is to be built in above another appliance, there must be a full-width, closed shelf between them (except when it is combined with a Miele built-in plate warming drawer). The plate warmer can be connected directly to a socket at...
  • Page 83: Installation

    Installation Installation Before installation make sure that there is no power supply to the machine. This also applies should it ever need to be taken out of its housing unit. The machine must be built in before it is operated. Two allen keys (size 3 and 5) are required for installation.
  • Page 84 Installation ^ Connect the machine to the electricity supply. ^ Push it all the way into the niche until you feel resistance. ^ Open the machine door and partially tighten the side socket screws. ^ Carefully turn the lower socket screws a to centre the machine in the niche.
  • Page 85: Adjusting The Door Hinges

    Installation Adjusting the door hinges If the machine door becomes difficult to open or close after installation you can adjust the hinges to realign it: ^ To adjust the door in direction a, turn screw a. ^ To adjust the door forwards or backwards, (direction b), turn screw b.
  • Page 88 Alteration rights reserved / 0207 M.-Nr. 06 867 310 / 01 en - GB CVA 4085...

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