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Operating instructions
Gas hob
KM 406
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. 04 930 751


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Gas hob KM 406 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. 04 930 751...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 3 Warning and Safety instructions .

  • Page 3: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance a Trivet j Air inlet with cover plate b Pan support k Control for burner c Small burner cap l Mains connection cable d Large burner cap m Plug e Burner collar ring Depending on country of destination, f Large burner cap base the appliance may be supplied with or g Ignition safety device...

  • Page 4: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Gas-heated appliances Safety precautions to take if you smell gas ß Turn off the gas emergency control valve immediately. This is usually located near the gas meter. ß Eliminate all sources of ignition in a safe manner. Do not smoke, light cigarette lighters or matches.

  • Page 5

    Warning and Safety instructions Building in and connection The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed This appliance complies with all when continuity is complete between it relevant legal safety requirements. and an effective earthing system which Incorrect use can, however, lead to complies with local and national safety personal injury and damage to the regulations.

  • Page 6

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct usage If the hob is used for very long periods of time, additional For safety reasons the appliance ventilation of the room may be must only be used after it has been necessary, e.g. by opening windows or built in.

  • Page 7

    Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children Keep all pans out of reach of children. Turn pan handles inwards The appliance is only intended for away from the edge of the hob. Danger use by adults who have read these of burning or scalding.

  • Page 8

    Warning and Safety instructions Protecting the appliance from Protection from burning damage The appliance gets hot when in use, and remains hot for quite a Do not drop anything on the glass while after being switched off. Do not surface. Even a light object could touch it whilst it is still hot.

  • Page 9

    Warning and Safety instructions Remove splashes of fat and other Do not flambé under a cooker food debris from the surface as hood. The flames could set the soon as possible. These are a fire cooker hood on fire. hazard. Ensure that the flames from the Never leave the appliance burner do not spread out beyond...

  • Page 10

    Warning and Safety instructions Appliance faults Further safety notes In the event of damage or a defect, When using an electric socket near switch off the appliance immedi- the appliance, care should be ately. Turn off the gas supply tap, and taken that the cable of the electrical disconnect completely from the appliance does not come into contact...

  • Page 11: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing material Disposal of your old appliance The transport and protective packing Electrical and electronic appliances has been selected from materials which often contain materials which, if are environmentally friendly for disposal handled or disposed of incorrectly, and can normally be recycled.

  • Page 12: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time General notes Cleaning and heating up for the first time Please stick the extra data plate for the appliance supplied with this Before using for the first time clean the documentation in the space provided in hob and all removable parts as follows: the "After sales service"...

  • Page 13: Using The Gas Hob

    Using the gas hob Switching on, Switching off, To regulate the burner setting: Control ^ To turn the heat down from a high to a low setting turn the control The control is used to switch on the anti-clockwise until there is a burner and regulate the strength of the resistance.

  • Page 14: Settings

    Using the gas hob Settings Setting Description of the flame ß gas is turned off strongest flame outer and inner rings both produce high flames & strong flame outer flame ring burns on low, (2x) inner flame ring burns on high low flame inner flame ring burns on high very low flame...

  • Page 15: Woks

    Using the gas hob Woks – Pans with thick bases are preferable as these distribute heat more evenly. This appliance is particularly suitable With thin bases, there is a danger of for wok cooking. food overheating in places. Stir the food frequently.

  • Page 16: Safety Cut-out

    Using the gas hob Safety cut-out Use during a power cut This appliance is fitted with an electric If there is an interruption to the ignition safety device which cuts off the electricity supply the gas can be supply of gas to a burner if the flame ignited with a match: goes out, for example if food has boiled ^ Press in the relevant control and turn...

  • Page 17: Cleaning And Care

    E-Cloth components for which the manufacturer cannot accept liability. A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, Do not use any sharp objects which which is suitable for cleaning surfaces could damage the seal between the...

  • Page 18: Pan Support, Control

    Cleaning and care Pan support, control Glass surface Remove the pan support. Wipe all coarse soiling off using a damp cloth. Clean the pan support and the control with a solution of hot water and a little Clean the glass surface with a solution washing up liquid applied with a soft of hot water and a little washing up sponge.

  • Page 19: Burner

    Cleaning and care Burner The surfaces of the two burner caps will become more matt with time. This is The burner can be dismantled for quite normal and will not affect the cleaning once it has cooled down. operation of the hob. ^ Wipe the fixed parts of the burner Dismantle the burner as follows: base with a damp cloth and dry...

  • Page 20

    Cleaning and care Re-assemble the burner as follows (see illustration): ^ Fit the large burner cap base on to the burner base a. ^ Fit the burner collar ring. ^ Fit the large burner cap on the large burner cap base b. ^ Fit the small burner cap.

  • Page 21: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide ... the gas flame goes out after being Repairs to the gas and electrical components of this appliance must Check whether the burner covers are only be carried out by a suitably correctly assembled. qualified and competent person in strict accordance with current local ...

  • Page 22: Connection To Services

    Connection to services Important Depending on country, the hob is supplied ready for connection to natural This appliance should be installed gas or to liquid gas (refer to label on the appliance). with appropriate space on either side. See Installation Instruction Category EN 30: Booklet before making the gas and United Kingdom:...

  • Page 23: Electrical Connection

    Connection to services Electrical connection Connection should be made via a suitable isolator or a double pole fused All electrical work should be carried spur connection unit which complies out by a suitably qualified and with national and local safety competent person, in strict regulations and the on/off switch should accordance with current local and...

  • Page 24

    Connection to services Important The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed when continuity is complete between it and an effective earthing system, which complies with current local and national safety regulations. It is most important that this basic safety requirement is present and regularly tested and where there is any doubt, the electrical wiring in the home should be inspected by a...

  • Page 25: After Sales Service

    In the event of any faults which you cannot remedy yourself, please contact – Your Miele Dealer – The Miele Service Department (see address on back cover). When contacting the Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. These are given on the data plate.

  • Page 28

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