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Miele 09 276 830 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions

for dishwashers
To avoid the risk of accidents or
en - GB
damage to the appliance, it is
essential to read these instructions
as well as the installation plan before
it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 09 276 830


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    To avoid the risk of accidents or en - GB damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these instructions as well as the installation plan before it is installed and used for the first time. M.-Nr. 09 276 830...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........5 Appliance overview .
  • Page 3 Contents Operation ............31 Detergent .
  • Page 4 Plumbing............64 The Miele waterproof anti-leak system ....... . . 64 Connection to the water supply .
  • Page 5: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance Appliance overview Upper spray arm (not visible) Filter combination Cutlery tray (depending on model) Data plate Upper basket In-operation indicator light Middle spray arm Rinse aid reservoir Air inlet for drying Dual compartment detergent (depending on model) dispenser Lower spray arm Salt reservoir...
  • Page 6: Control Panel

    Guide to the appliance Control panel Display Programmes Delay start button , Programme selector button with indicator light On/Off button K with indicator light Turbo button with indicator light In-operation indicator light Intensive lower basket button with indicator light This instruction book applies to several different dishwasher models. The specific dishwasher models are referred to as follows: Standard = 80.5 cm high dishwashers (integrated) and 84.5 cm high dishwashers (freestanding)
  • Page 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    To avoid the risk of accidents and the manufacturer and could be damage to the appliance, please dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable read these instructions carefully for damage resulting from incorrect or before using it for the first time. They improper use or operation.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Keep children away from The dishwasher must not be detergents. Dishwasher detergents installed under a hob. The high radiant contain irritant and corrosive temperatures which are sometimes ingredients which can cause burning in generated by a hob could damage the the mouth, nose and throat if dishwasher.
  • Page 9 If the dishwasher gets damaged, switch it off at the mains and Do not install the dishwasher in a call your Miele Dealer or the Miele Ser- room where there is a risk of frost. vice Department. Frozen hoses may burst or split. The...
  • Page 10: Correct Use

    Warning and Safety instructions Installation Correct use The dishwasher must be installed Do not use solvents in the and connected in compliance with the dishwasher. Danger of explosion. diagram supplied. Do not inhale or ingest dishwasher The dishwasher must be correctly detergent.Dishwasher detergents aligned to ensure problem-free contain irritant or corrosive ingredients...
  • Page 11 If spare parts or accessories up the correct packet of dishwasher from other manufacturers are used, this salt before filling the salt reservoir! will invalidate the guarantee, and Miele Only use special coarse grained cannot accept liability. dishwasher salt for reactivation, as...
  • Page 12: 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 disposal human health and to the environment.
  • Page 13: Energy Saving Washing

    Caring for the environment Energy saving washing This dishwasher is exceptionally economical in its use of water and electricity. You can make the most of your appliance by following these tips: ^ If your water supply is suitable, this dishwasher can be connected to hot water for further economies.
  • Page 14: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time To open the door To close the door ^ Push the baskets right in. ^ Then raise the door up, and push until it clicks into position. Do not put your hand inside the door as it is closing: you may catch your fingers.
  • Page 15: Display

    Before using for the first time Display General Settings menu The display is used to select or set the The Settings menu is used to alter the following: dishwasher's electronics to suit different requirements. – the programme You access the settings menu by –...
  • Page 16: Basic Settings

    Before using for the first time Basic settings In the event of a fault, it will help the service technician if you know the ^ Switch the dishwasher on with the hardness of your local water supply. On/Off button K. Enter the water hardness below: If the dishwasher is being switched on for the first time, the welcome screen...
  • Page 17: Before Using The Appliance For The First Time, You Require

    Before using for the first time Before using the appliance for If the water in your area is very soft the first time, you require: and constantly lower than – approx. 1 kg dishwasher salt*, 0.7 mmol/l (4 °d - German scale), you do not need to add dishwasher –...
  • Page 18 Before using for the first time ^ When filling the salt reservoir only Do not fill the salt reservoir with open the door halfway to ensure water. that all the salt gets into the reservoir. ^ Press the button on the lid of the salt ^ Add salt only until the reservoir is full reservoir in the direction of the arrow or until water runs out of the opening.
  • Page 19: Replenish Salt" Message

    Before using for the first time "Replenish salt" message If you only ever use combination ^ Fill the salt reservoir with dishwasher products containing salt and rinse salt for reactivation when the aid in your dishwasher, you can Replenish salt message appears.
  • Page 20: Rinse Aid

    Before using for the first time Rinse aid Adding rinse aid Rinse aid is necessary to ensure water does not cling and leave marks on crockery during the drying phase and helps crockery dry faster after it has been washed. Rinse aid is poured into the storage reservoir and the amount set is dispensed automatically.
  • Page 21: Replenish Rinse Aid Message

    Before using for the first time Replenish rinse aid message Replenish rinse aid When the message appears, the reservoir contains sufficient rinse aid for 2 - 3 programmes only. ^ Add rinse aid in plenty of time. ^ Confirm by pressing the middle button underneath the display.
  • Page 22: Loading The Dishwasher

    Loading the dishwasher Note – Wide based items should be placed at an angle so that water can run off Remove coarse food residues from them freely. crockery. – The spray arms must not be blocked There is no need to rinse items under by items which are too tall or hang running water.
  • Page 23: Items Not Suitable For Dishwashers

    Loading the dishwasher Items not suitable for We recommend: dishwashers: – When purchasing new crockery and cutlery, make sure they are – Wooden cutlery and crockery or dishwasher-proof. items with wooden parts: these may discolour and fade. The glue used in –...
  • Page 24: Upper Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Upper basket Hinged spikes The rows of spikes can be lowered to For safety reasons, do not make more room for larger items such operate the dishwasher without the as casserole dishes. upper and lower baskets in place Tall items (except when running the 65 °C...
  • Page 25: Jumbo Cup Rack (Depending On Model)

    Loading the dishwasher ^ You can also move one of the side Jumbo cup rack (depending on inserts of the cutlery tray to make model) more room for tall glasses. The cup rack can be set at two different widths so that it can also accommodate Adjusting the height large cups.
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Upper Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Adjusting the upper basket Depending on the setting of the upper basket, the following plate dimensions In order to gain more space for taller can be accommodated. pieces of crockery in the lower or upper basket, the upper basket can be Dishwasher with cutlery tray adjusted on three levels with 2 cm (see data plate for model number)
  • Page 27: Lower Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Lower basket ^ For larger and heavier items such as plates, serving platters, saucepans, bowls, etc. Glasses, cups and small items such as saucers can also be placed in the lower basket. Do not place thin, delicate glassware in the lower basket.
  • Page 28: Multicomfort Area

    Loading the dishwasher MultiComfort area Hinged spikes (depending on model) The rear section of the lower basket is The spikes at the front are used for used for washing cups, glasses, plates, washing plates, soup bowls, platters, pots and pans. dessert bowls and saucers.
  • Page 29: Cutlery

    Loading the dishwasher Cutlery 3D cutlery tray (depending on model) If spoon handles do not fit between the holders, then lay them the other way round. ^ Arrange the cutlery in the tray as shown. To make unloading much easier, cutlery should be grouped in zones, one for knives, one for forks, one for spoons, etc.
  • Page 30: Cutlery Basket (Depending On Model)

    Loading the dishwasher Cutlery basket (depending on model) ^ Fit it onto the cutlery basket if required. The cutlery basket can be placed anywhere on the front rows of spikes in the lower basket. ^ To avoid the risk of injury, knives and forks should be placed with the handles upwards in the basket.
  • Page 31: Operation

    For optimum cleaning and drying – Oxygen based bleaching agents to results, use Miele dishwasher remove coloured stains (e.g. tea, detergent and add Miele salt and coffee, tomato sauce). Miele rinse aid separately. See "Optional accessories". Most dishwasher detergents contain...
  • Page 32: Adding Detergent

    Operation The flap is always open at the end of a Avoid inhalation of powder programme. detergents and do not ingest dishwasher detergent. Dishwasher detergents contain irritant or corrosive ingredients which can cause burning in the nose, mouth and throat if swallowed, or inhibit breathing.
  • Page 33: Switching On

    Operation Switching on Starting the programme ^ Open the stopcock, if it is closed. ^ Start the programme by closing the door. ^ Open the door. The In-operation indicator light comes ^ Make sure the spray arms are not on to show that a programme has obstructed.
  • Page 34: Display

    Operation Display Standby The duration of the programme To save energy, the dishwasher will selected appears in hours and minutes switch to Standby mode a few minutes in the display before the programme after the last time a button has been begins.
  • Page 35: At The End Of The Programme

    Operation At the end of the programme Switching off At the end of a programme, the At the end of a programme: In-operation indicator light will be ^ Open the door. visible flashing slowly with the door ^ Switch the dishwasher off using the shut.
  • Page 36: Interrupting A Programme

    Operation Interrupting a programme Changing a programme A programme is interrupted as soon as If the detergent dispenser flap has the door is opened. already opened, do not change the If the door is closed again, the programme. programme will continue from the point it was at before the door was opened.
  • Page 37: Additional Functions

    Additional functions Intensive lower basket Turbo The Intensive lower basket additional The Turbo function is used to reduce function allows you to wash heavily the duration of programmes in which soiled items in the lower basket while this function is available. washing more delicate items in the In order to achieve optimum cleaning upper basket.
  • Page 38: Delay Start

    Additional functions ^ Open the door. Delay start ^ Switch the dishwasher on using the The start time of a programme can be On/Off button K. delayed, e.g. to benefit from economy rates of electricity. A delay start time of The On/Off indicator light K comes on.
  • Page 39: Detergentagent

    Additional functions DetergentAgent Starting a programme before the Delay start period has elapsed: For optimum cleaning results, the dishwasher automatically adjusts the A programme can be started before the Delay start period has elapsed. programme sequence to the type of Proceed as follows: detergent being used.
  • Page 40: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the door and the door Check your dishwasher regularly seal (approx. every 4 - 6 months). This ^ Wipe the door seals regularly with a way faults and problems can be damp cloth to remove food deposits. avoided.
  • Page 41: Cleaning The Control Panel And Door Front

    ^ The control panel should only be – solvent-based cleaning agents, wiped with a damp cloth. ^ Clean the front using a damp Miele – stainless steel cleaning agents, microfibre E-cloth*, or with a clean – dishwasher cleaner, sponge and a solution of hot water –...
  • Page 42: Checking The Filters In The Wash Cabinet

    Cleaning and care Checking the filters in the Cleaning the filters wash cabinet ^ Switch the dishwasher off. The filter combination in the base of the wash cabinet retains coarse soil from the suds solution, preventing it accessing the circulation system and re-entering the cabinet through the spray arms.
  • Page 43 Cleaning and care ^ Replace the filter combination so that To clean the inside of the filter, the flap must be opened: it lies flat in the base of the wash cabinet. ^ Press catches together in the ^ Then turn the handle clockwise to direction of the arrows as shown, and open the filter lock the filter combination in place.
  • Page 44: Cleaning The Spray Arms

    Cleaning and care ^ Remove the lower basket. Cleaning the spray arms Particles of food can get stuck in the spray arm jets and bearings. The spray arms should therefore be inspected and cleaned regularly (approx. every 4 - 6 months). ^ Switch the dishwasher off.
  • Page 45: Problem Solving Guide

    (minimum fuse rating - see data plate). – If the mains fuse trips again, call the Miele Ser- vice Department. The reflector panel was Re-fit the reflector panel After the programme has started, the not correctly fitted.
  • Page 46 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy The In-operation Before rectifying the indicator is flashing problem: quickly. – Switch the dishwasher off The buzzer is sounding. using the On/Off button One of the following messages appears in the display: ; Fault FXX There may be a After a few seconds: technical fault.
  • Page 47: Water Inlet/Drain Fault

    Problem solving guide Water inlet/drain fault Problem Possible cause Remedy The In-operation indicator is flashing quickly. The buzzer is sounding. One of the following messages appears in the display: 2 Open stopcock The stopcock is closed. Open the stopcock fully. 2 Inlet Before rectifying the problem:...
  • Page 48 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy The In-operation Before rectifying the problem: indicator is flashing – Switch the dishwasher off using the On/Off button K. quickly. The buzzer is The water outlet is – Clean the filter sounding. restricted, water combination.
  • Page 49: General Problems

    Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy Press the On/Off button K. The indicators and The indicators and display are dark. Only display have switched This switches Standby off. the On/Off indicator K off automatically to is flashing slowly. save energy (Standby mode).
  • Page 50 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy Detergent residue is The dispenser was still Make sure the dispenser is left in the dispenser at damp when detergent was dry before adding the end of a added. detergent. programme. The detergent Clogged detergent residue Clean the detergent from dispenser lid cannot...
  • Page 51: Noises

    Problem solving guide Noises Problem Possible cause Remedy Knocking noise in the A spray arm is knocking Interrupt the programme, wash cabinet. against an item in a and rearrange the items basket. which are obstructing the spray arm. Items of crockery are Interrupt the programme, Rattling noise in the wash cabinet.
  • Page 52: Unsatisfactory Washing Result

    Problem solving guide Unsatisfactory washing result Problem Possible cause Remedy The dishes are not The dishes were not loaded See notes in "Loading the clean. correctly. dishwasher". The programme was not Select a more intensive powerful enough. programme. See Programme chart. There is some stubborn Use the Sensor wash soiling although most of the...
  • Page 53 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy Dishes, cutlery and The amount of rinse aid may Replenish the reservoir, glasses are not dry be insufficient, or the rinse increase the dosage or or are flecked. aid reservoir empty. change the brand of rinse aid (see "Before using for the first time: Rinse aid").
  • Page 54 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy Glassware has a This may be caused by the Change your detergent. brown or blue tinge, detergent. and film cannot be wiped off. Glassware is dull The glasses are not There is no remedy. and discoloured;...
  • Page 55: Maintenance

    ^ Replace the filter and seal, making union. This filter is available from the Miele Spares Parts dept. sure they are sitting correctly. ^ Reconnect the inlet hose to the Cleaning the filter:...
  • Page 56: Cleaning The Drain Pump And Non-Return Valve

    Maintenance Cleaning the drain pump and non-return valve If the water has not been pumped away at the end of a programme the drain pump or the non-return valve might be blocked. They are, however, easy to clean. ^ Disconnect the dishwasher from the mains supply.
  • Page 57: Optional Accessories

    ... wash long-stemmed glassware … a glass rack for the lower basket Miele CareCollection Miele branded cleaning and care products, including dishwasher salt, detergent and rinse aid, are available to order from the Miele Spare Parts Department or via the Internet at
  • Page 58: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Crockery Food deposits Action required This needs an adaptable Mixed, All normal programme... everyday crockery food deposits Shorter duration... Heat-sensitive glasses This needs a short and plastic programme... Fresh, easily removed food deposits This needs a gentle programme with glass care...
  • Page 59 Programme chart Programme Detergent Compartment I Compartment II 25 ml Sensor wash – 1 tab + Turbo 20 ml Quick wash 40°C – 1 tab 20 ml Sensor wash gentle – 1 tab 25 ml Energy save – 1 tab 25 ml Extra quiet –...
  • Page 60 Programme chart Programme Programme sequence Pre-wash Main wash Interim rinse Final rinse Drying °C °C Sensor wash Variable programme sequence, sensor controlled adjustment according to the amount of crockery and level of food deposits If required 45-65 If required Quick wash 40 °C Sensor wash Variable programme sequence with glass care, gentle #...
  • Page 61 Programme chart Consumption Duration Electricity Water Cold Litres Cold water water water water connection connection connection connection (15 °C) (55 °C) (15 °C) (55 °C) h:min h:min 0.80-1.25 0.55-0.90 7.0-17.0 1:30-2:38 1:18-2:21 0.55 0.20 10.0 0:38 0:27 0.75-1.00 0.45-0.55 10.0-17.0 1:26-2:02 1:17-1:43 0.83...
  • Page 62: After Sales Service

    – Your Miele dealer, or technology. – the Miele Service Department (see Information regarding programme back cover for address). updates will be made known by the Miele Company as and when such Please note that telephone calls may developments become available.
  • Page 63: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection U.K. This appliance must not be used with so-called energy saving devices. These All electrical work must be reduce the energy supply to the carried out by a suitably qualified appliance which could then become and competent person, in too warm.
  • Page 64: Plumbing

    Providing your dishwasher has been Water in the dishwasher must installed correctly, the Miele waterproof not be used as drinking water. anti-leak system will protect you from water damage throughout its lifetime. – The dishwasher may be connected to a cold or hot water supply, max.
  • Page 65 Plumbing – The water pressure (flow pressure at To avoid any damage to the the take-off point) must be between appliance, the dishwasher must only 30 and 1000 kPa (0.3 and 10 bar). If the water pressure is lower than be connected to a fully vented Water inlet this, the fault message...
  • Page 66: Drainage

    Plumbing Drainage After connecting the dishwasher to – The appliance drainage system is the drainage system, check that all fitted with a non-return valve, which plumbing connections are prevents dirty water from flowing watertight. back into the dishwasher via the drain hose.
  • Page 67: Technical Data

    Technical data Dishwasher model Standard Height 80.5 cm 84.5 cm (adjustable + 6.5 cm) (adjustable + 6.5 cm) Height of building-in Min. 80.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm) Min. 84.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm) recess Width 59.8 cm 59.8 cm Width of building-in 60 cm 60 cm recess...
  • Page 68: Settings Menu

    Settings menu Settings menu for changing Language standard settings The display can be set to appear in one of several different languages. To open the Settings menu You can select one of the languages ^ Switch the dishwasher off with the Languages displayed via the On/Off button K, if it is switched on.
  • Page 69: Water Hardness Level

    Settings menu Water hardness level Value Your dishwasher is fitted with a water °d mmol/l °f displayed softener which you need to programme to the water hardness level in your area. – Your local water authority will be able to advise you of the water hardness level in your area.
  • Page 70: Rinse Aid

    Settings menu Rinse aid Buzzer You can adjust the rinse aid dosage for When the buzzer is activated, an best results. audible tone sounds at the end of a The rinse aid dosage can be set from programme and when there is a fault. approx.
  • Page 71: Sensor Wash

    Settings menu Sensor wash Optimise standby You can adjust the Sensor wash To save energy, the dishwasher will programme so that it will remove switch to Standby mode a few minutes stubborn soiling in a lightly soiled load. after the last time a button has been pressed or a few minutes after the end ^ Select the setting you want, and of the programme.
  • Page 72: Replenish Salt And Rinse Aid Reminders

    Settings menu Soak If you only use combination You can use the Soak function in the products containing salt and rinse programme selected for loosening very aid in your dishwasher, you can stubborn food residues from pots, pans switch off the reminders to replenish and casserole dishes.
  • Page 73: Longer Drying

    Settings menu Longer drying Check filters The fan runs for longer at the end of a You can adjust the interval at which the programme to improve the drying reminder to check the filters appears. result. The Longer drying function is not You can set an interval of between 30 available for every programme.
  • Page 74: Showroom Programme

    Settings menu Showroom programme Factory default If you have altered any settings from This programme is for demonstration the factory default, you can reset them use only. back to the factory default settings. Demo with sound – ^ Select Reset to default and confirm This programme activates the pumps your selection with the middle of the...
  • Page 76 Alteration rights reserved/ M.-Nr. 09 276 830 / 00 G5680/G5685 / 4611...

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