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Miele FN 11827 S Operating And Installation Manual

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Operating and installation instructions
Frost-free freezer
FN 11827 S
FN 12827 S
FN 12827 S edt/cs
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. 09 171 780



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost-free freezer FN 11827 S FN 12827 S FN 12827 S edt/cs 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 Problem solving guide ..........28 Noises .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a On/Off button d Super freeze button and indicator light b Temperature selector button e Alarm off button and c Temperature display indicator light a Frost free system b Shallow freezer drawer c Freezer drawers...
  • Page 5: 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 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other usage is not supported by This appliance complies with all the manufacturer and could be relevant legal safety requirements. dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable Improper use can, however, present for damage resulting from incorrect or a risk of both personal injury and improper use or operation of the material damage.
  • Page 7: Technical Safety

    Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety - disconnect from the mains, - air the room in which the appliance Before setting up the appliance, is located for several minutes and check it for any externally visible - contact the Service Department for damage.
  • Page 8 Faulty components must only be complies with current local and national replaced by genuine Miele original safety regulations. It is most important spare parts. The manufacturer can only that this basic safety requirement is...
  • Page 9 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 10: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions The appliance is designed for use Stainless steel appliances within certain climate ranges (ambient Do not use sticky notes, transparent temperatures), and should not be used adhesive tape, masking tape or other outside this range. The climate range types of adhesive on the surface of the for your appliance is stated on the data door.
  • Page 11: 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 near to a heat source (radiator, Near to a heat source (radiator, oven).
  • Page 12: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching off Protective foil On stainless steel appliances, the stainless steel door (and sides, depending on model) have a layer of ^ Press the On/Off button until the protective foil to prevent damage temperature display goes out.
  • Page 13 The correct temperature Setting the temperature It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the appliance. Micro-organisms will cause food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly. Temperature influences the growth rate ^ Press the temperature button of these micro-organisms.
  • Page 14: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Temperature display The temperature display on the control panel always shows the required temperature. The temperature can be adjusted from: -15 °C to -32 °C The temperature display will flash if – the temperature in the appliance is not within the possible temperature range, –...
  • Page 15: Alarm

    Alarm Activating the alarm system 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. An alarm will sound, and the manually.
  • Page 16: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Switch the Super freeze function on Switching off Super freeze before putting fresh food into the The Super freeze function will switch off freezer. automatically after approx. 65 hours. This helps food to freeze quickly and The indicator light will go out and the retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours appliance will run at normal power and appearance.
  • Page 17: 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 18: Storing Frozen Food

    Freezing and storing food Storing frozen food Do not store food in the "inactive" When buying frozen food to store in drawers. The temperature is not your freezer, check controlled in these drawers and food stored in them would soon –...
  • Page 19: 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 20: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Freezing and storing food Before placing food in the freezer Please note that when removing ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of drawers, the lowest freezer drawer fresh food, switch on the Super must always remain in the freezer. freeze function for some time before When placing food on the glass cold placing the food in the freezer (see...
  • Page 21: Defrosting

    Freezing and storing food Defrosting Never re-freeze partially or fully Frozen food can be defrosted in defrosted food. Consume defrosted different ways: food as soon as possible as it will – in a microwave oven, lose its nutritional value and spoil if left for too long.
  • Page 22: Freezer Tray

    Freezing and storing food Freezer tray The freezer tray is useful for freezing small items such as berries and vegetables. They can be frozen individually and therefore maintain their shape when defrosted. ^ Space the food out loosely on the tray.
  • Page 23: Defrosting

    Defrosting This freezer is equipped with a Frost free system. The freezer defrosts automatically. The moisture generated by defrosting settles on the condensor and is automatically dissipated 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 24: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care – melamine eraser blocks, A range of Miele branded cleaning – sharp metal scrapers. and conditioning products is available to order from Miele or Before cleaning ^ Switch the appliance off. Make sure that no water can ^ Disconnect it from the mains.
  • Page 25: Appliance Door, Side Panels

    – stainless steel cleaning agent: discolour. this will damage the surface. – Miele stainless steel conditioning agent: All surfaces are susceptible to this will cause noticeable smearing. scratching. Contact with unsuitable cleaning...
  • Page 26: Metal Grille At The Back Of The Appliance

    Cleaning and care Metal grille at the back of the appliance The metal grille at the back of the appliance (heat exchanger) should be dusted at least once a year. A build-up of dust will increase the energy consumption of the appliance. When cleaning the metal grille, make sure that the pipework and other components do not get broken...
  • Page 27: Problem Solving Guide

    . . . the compressor runs continuously. appliance. Contact a qualified To save energy, the compressor runs at electrician or Miele. a lower speed, but for longer, when less cooling is required..the door will not open because it has been opened and closed too many times in succession.
  • Page 28 If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, . . . the Super freeze indicator light please contact the Miele Service and the temperature display are both Department. flashing at the same time.
  • Page 29: 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 30: 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 31: 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 32: 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 33: Ventilation

    Installation Ventilation Levelling the appliance door Air at the back of the appliance gets (depending on model) 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 34: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions FN 11827 S 1850 mm 600 mm 630 mm FN 12827 S FN 12827 S edt/cs...
  • Page 35: Installing In A Side-By-Side Combination

    However, this appliance has side wall heating, and can be installed side-by-side with certain other Miele appliances. Your dealer will be able to advise you ^ Push the left and then the right on which models are suitable.
  • Page 36: Installation

    Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Before starting, peel off any Joining the two appliances protective foil from the appliance together casing. The following fixing parts are supplied: Installation steps at the front of the appliances ^ Use spanner r supplied to screw in feet (for supporting the appliance doors) a completely.
  • Page 37 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Remove covers b at the top. ^ Remove the two covers e from the bottom of the appliances. Attaching the connecting plate will align ^ Remove screw f, if present. This the appliances in height and depth. If one of the appliances is higher than the screw is no longer required.
  • Page 38 Installing in a side-by-side combination Attaching the connecting panel will Installation steps at the back of the align the appliances in depth. appliances If one of the appliances protrudes further forward than the other, start with the further forward appliance: ^ Fit connecting bracket i onto the top of the sides in the middle.
  • Page 39 Installing in a side-by-side combination Installation steps at the front of the appliances ^ Position the front of the long stainless steel trim l in the gap, making sure that it is located above connecting ^ Screw in middle feet c completely. panel g.
  • Page 40 Installing in a side-by-side combination ^ Connect both appliances to the electricity supply as described in the operating instructions supplied with the appliances. ^ Appliances with an ice cube maker: Connect the appliance to the mains water supply as described in the operating instructions supplied with ^ Push short trim m into the gap at the Warning.
  • Page 41: 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 42 Changing the door hinging ^ Remove cover g, then rotate it by Changing over the door 180° and fit it on the opposite side. ^ Close the appliance door. ^ Then fit cover e together with retaining plate f on the opposite side.
  • Page 43 Changing the door hinging ^ Pull hinge pin a together with disc b and adjustable foot c upwards and off. ^ Remove cover cap d. ^ Undo screws e and take hinge plate ^ Remove cap h from the bearing f off.
  • Page 44 Changing the door hinging ^ Fit hinge plate c onto the opposite ^ Screw hinge plate f into position on side and secure it with screws d. the opposite side using the two outer long slots only. To make it possible to ^ Fit covers a and b to their opposite align the door later, do not replace sides.
  • Page 45 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 46: Aligning The Appliance Door

    Aligning the appliance door 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 not shown in the closed position to make it easier to see what you have to do.
  • Page 47: 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.
  • Page 48 Alteration rights reserved / xx11 M.-Nr. 09 171 780 / 00 FN 11827 S, FN 12827 S, FN 12827 S edt/cs...

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