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Operating and installation instructions
Freezer
F 12011 S-1
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. 09 290 830

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    Operating and installation instructions Freezer F 12011 S-1 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. 09 290 830...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........4 Caring for the environment .

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    Contents Cleaning and care ..........28 Cleaning the interior and accessories .

  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a On/Off button d Lock symbol b Super freeze button e Menu symbol Setting mode for: c Display – the brightness level of the display If the appliance is not operated for – switching the lock on/off some time, the display will revert f Alarm symbol automatically to the brightness level...

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    Guide to the appliance a Freezer drawers (number will depend on model)

  • Page 6: 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 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other usage is not supported by This appliance complies with all the manufacturer and could be relevant 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 8: Technical Safety

    Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety The more coolant there is in an appliance, the larger the room it should Before setting up the appliance, be installed in. In the event of a check it for any externally visible leakage, if the appliance is in a small damage.

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    Faulty components must only be requirement is observed and tested replaced by genuine Miele original regularly, and where there is any doubt, spare parts. The manufacturer can only the household wiring system should be guarantee the safety of the appliance inspected by a qualified electrician.

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    Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Do not refreeze partially or fully defrosted food. The appliance is designed for use Consume defrosted food as soon as within certain climate ranges (ambient possible, as it will lose its nutritional temperatures), and should not be used value and spoil if left for too long.

  • Page 11: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance Do not operate any electrical equipment (e.g. an electric ice-cream Before disposing of an old maker) inside the appliance. Danger of appliance, first make the door latch or sparking and explosion. lock unusable.

  • Page 12: 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 In direct sunlight. sunlight. Not near to a heat source Near to a heat source (radiator, oven). (radiator, oven).

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    How to save energy Normal energy consumption Increased energy consumption Drawers, shelves and racks arranged as they were when the appliance was delivered. Only open the doors when Opening doors frequently and necessary and for as short a for long periods results in loss time as possible.

  • Page 14: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching off ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and the accessories with lukewarm water and a little washing-up liquid, and then dry with a soft cloth. ^ Press the On/Off button until the Switching on display goes out.

  • Page 15: Customising Settings

    Customising settings Settings mode Altering the brightness of the display Certain settings on the appliance can The display brightness can be adjusted be changed using Settings mode. to suit the lighting conditions of the room. – The Lock can be activated and deactivated There are five different display brightness settings.

  • Page 16: Activating Or Deactivating The Lock

    Customising settings Activating or deactivating the Lock The Lock can be activated to prevent the appliance being switched off by mistake. ^ Press the Temperature button – To activate the Lock repeatedly until the brightness level required is reached. The more fields of the temperature display which light up, the brighter the display.

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    Customising settings To come out of Settings mode: ^ Press the Super freeze button briefly ^ Press the On/Off button. to deactivate the Lock function. The Lock symbol will start flashing. ^ Wait for 5 minutes. The -18 °C field in the temperature display will go out.

  • Page 18: The Correct Temperature

    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 selector button of these micro-organisms.

  • Page 19: Temperature Display

    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 20: Alarm System

    Temperature alarm Your appliance has been fitted with a However, if the temperature in the warning system which ensures that the freezer remains above -18 °C for a temperature in the appliance cannot rise unnoticed. long time, check that the frozen food has not started to defrost.

  • Page 21: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Switch on Super freeze before putting The compressor can switch on up to fresh food into the freezer. 8 minutes later. This is due to an This helps food to freeze quickly and built-in delay switch, which helps retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours prolong the life of the appliance.

  • Page 22: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Storing frozen food To ensure that fresh food placed in the When buying frozen food to store in freezer freezes through to the core as your freezer, check quickly as possible, the maximum –...

  • Page 23: Home Freezing

    Freezing and storing food Home freezing should be taken as the taste of some spices alters when frozen. Only freeze fresh food which is in a good condition. – Do not place hot food or drinks in the freezer. This causes already frozen Hints on home freezing food to thaw, and increases the energy consumption considerably.

  • Page 24: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Freezing and storing food Before placing food in the freezer – Freezing the maximum amount (see data plate) ^ When freezing more than 1 kg of ^ Remove the lowest freezer drawer. fresh food, switch on the Super freeze function for some time before ^ Place the food flat on the bottom of placing the food in the freezer (see the appliance or in contact with the...

  • Page 25: 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 lose its nutritional value and spoil if – in a microwave oven, left for too long.

  • Page 26: Defrosting

    Defrosting In normal use, ice and frost will form in To defrost the freezer. If allowed to accumulate, Carry out the defrosting procedure this will impair efficiency and increase the consumption of electricity. as quickly as possible if food has not been placed in another freezer.

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    Defrosting Do not use defrosting sprays or de-icers, as they could contain substances which could damage the plastic parts and which may cause a build-up of gases and pose a danger to health. After defrosting ^ Use a sponge or towel to soak up any water from defrosting still in the appliance.

  • Page 28: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Before cleaning Make sure that no water can ^ Switch the appliance off. penetrate into electronic unit or into ^ Disconnect the appliance from the the ventilation gaps. mains. Do not use steam cleaning ^ Take any frozen food out of the apparatus to clean the appliance.

  • Page 29: Appliance Door, Side Panels

    Cleaning and care Appliance door, side panels The door seal should be cleaned regularly with clean water and then Remove any soiling from the wiped dry with a soft cloth. appliance door and side panels im- mediately. Back of appliance - If this is not done, it might become compressor and metal grille impossible to remove and could...

  • Page 30: Problem Solving Guide

    To prevent unnecessary loss of temperature it is advisable not to open the door while waiting for the appliance to be serviced. Installation, maintenance and repairs may only be carried out by a Miele authorised person in strict accordance with current national and local safety regulations.

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    Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy ^ Set a warmer The temperature temperature. inside the appliance is too low. You can switch off the Super The Super freeze function is freeze function earlier to still switched on. It will switch itself off save energy: automatically after approx.

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    Super freeze vitamins and flavour. can be switched off before this. ^ Press the Super freeze button. ^ Call Miele Service. The Super freeze There is a fault. symbol ª and the temperature display are flashing. ^ Deactivate Demo mode...

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    Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy The Alarm symbol The temperature inside the The alarm will stop and the flashes. appliance is too low. Alarm symbol will go out when the temperature – The door has been reaches the correct level opened too frequently.

  • Page 34: Noises

    Noises Normal noises What causes them Brrrrr... Humming noise made by the motor (compressor). This noise can 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 35: 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 36: Information For Dealers

    Information for dealers Demo mode To deactivate Demo mode ^ Press the On/Off button and the The appliance can be demonstrated in the showroom or at exhibitions in Temperature selector button at the "Demo mode". In this mode the display same time for approx.

  • Page 37: 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 38: Installation

    Further information is available from handle is fitted correctly. Should you your dealer. require further assistance please contact your Miele customer service Location centre. This appliance should not be installed Climate range where it is exposed to direct sunlight or...

  • Page 39: Ventilation

    Installation Ventilation Aligning the appliance Air at the back of the appliance gets warm. To ensure sufficient ventilation, the ventilation gaps 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 40: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions F 12011 S-1 850 mm 555 mm 624 mm...

  • Page 41: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging ^ Unscrew upper hinge pin d and refit The appliance is supplied right hand hinged. If left hand door hinging is it on the other side. required, follow the instructions below. ^ Take care not to lose the washer. ^ Close the door.

  • Page 42: Changing Over The Door Handle

    Changing the door hinging Changing over the door handle ^ Turn the handle 180° and fit to the opposite side. ^ Carefully remove cover a and stoppers b from the sides using a ^ First screw it at the side and then in flatheaded screwdriver.

  • Page 43: Building In The Appliance

    Building in the appliance has to work longer and harder, resulting in an increase in electricity consumption and also an increase in the operating temperature of the compressor, which can result in damage to the compressor. The ventilation gaps must not be covered or blocked in any way.

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