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Miele F 1811 Vi Operating And Installation Manual

Miele F 1811 Vi Operating And Installation Manual

Frost free freezer with ice cube make
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Operating and installation instructions
Frost free freezer
with ice cube maker
F 1811 Vi
F 1911 Vi
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. 09 169 140


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost free freezer with ice cube maker F 1811 Vi F 1911 Vi 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 Description of the appliance ......... 5 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Problem solving guide ..........38 Water filter .
  • Page 4 Contents Preparing the furniture front ......... . 70 Securing and aligning the furniture door .
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance d On/Off sensor for the ice-cube maker a Access sensor e Sensor for switching off the b Sensor for selecting the temperature temperature or door alarm in the freezer (only visible when the alarm is (X for colder; Y for warmer) sounding) c On/Off sensor for the Super freeze f Reminder to change the water filter...
  • Page 6 Description of the appliance a Door baskets b Adjustable shelves c Ice cube maker d Ice cube container e Control panel f Rocker switch for switching the whole appliance on and off g Freezer baskets h Water filter...
  • Page 7: 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 8: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other usage is not supported by Warning! the manufacturer and could be This appliance is very heavy and dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable can tip forwards when the door is for damage resulting from incorrect or open. Keep the appliance door shut...
  • Page 9: Technical Safety

    Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children Technical safety This appliance is not a toy! Do not Before setting up the appliance, allow children to play with it, for check it for any externally visible example to play with the controls, to damage.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions – disconnect it from the mains, tested and where there is any doubt, the household wiring system should be – ventilate the room where the inspected by a qualified electrician. appliance is located for several The manufacturer cannot be held liable minutes, and for damage or injury caused by the lack –...
  • Page 11 Danger of Faulty components must only be sparking and explosion. replaced by genuine Miele original Do not take ice cubes out with your spare parts. The manufacturer can only bare hands and never place ice cubes...
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions When cooling drinks quickly in the Do not use any oils or grease on the freezer, make sure bottles are not left in door seal, as these will cause the seal for more than one hour; otherwise they to deteriorate and become porous with could burst, causing injury or damage.
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door latches or locks unusable. This way you will prevent children from accidentally locking themselves in and endangering their lives. Be careful not to damage any part of the pipework whilst awaiting disposal, e.g.
  • Page 14: 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 15: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time To enable the temperature to get ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and sufficiently cold inside the the accessories with lukewarm water appliance, allow the appliance to and a little washing up liquid, and run for a few hours before placing then dry with a soft cloth.
  • Page 16: Switching Off

    Switching on and off Further settings You can now – adjust the temperature, or You can select further settings in the settings mode. – select the Super freeze function or In settings mode you can select certain – switch on the ice cube maker. appliance functions via the control Please refer to the relevant section for panel and adjust the settings.
  • Page 17 Switching on and off ^ By touching the X sensor, you can Switching the sensor tone on/off now select whether the sensor tone is The tone which sounds each time a switched on or off: sensor is touched can be deactivated. = 0: Sensor tone switched off = 1: Sensor tone switched on = –: Return to menu...
  • Page 18: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off Switching off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g. whilst on holiday: ^ switch the appliance off, ^ disconnect it from the mains, ^ turn off the stopcock to the water supply (a few hours before you switch off the appliance),...
  • Page 19: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature in the It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the freezer appliance. Micro-organisms will cause food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly. Temperature influences the growth rate of these micro-organisms.
  • Page 20: Temperature Range

    The correct temperature Temperature When you have adjusted the temperature, wait for approx. 6 hours (Fahrenheit/Celsius) if the appliance is not very full and The temperature can be displayed in for approx. 24 hours if the appliance degrees Celsius or degrees Fahrenheit. is full before checking the temperature display, as it will take this long for the appliance to reach the temperature.
  • Page 21: Temperature Display

    The correct temperature ^ By touching the X sensor, you can Temperature display now set the temperature to be The temperature display on the displayed in Fahrenheit or Celsius. † 0: Temperature in Fahrenheit control panel always shows the † 1: Temperature in Celsius required temperature.
  • Page 22: Temperature And Door Alarm

    Temperature and door alarm Switching the temperature Your appliance has been fitted with a warning system which ensures that the alarm off early temperature in the appliance cannot If the noise disturbs you, you can rise unnoticed and to avoid energy switch the alarm off early if you wish.
  • Page 23: Door Alarm

    Temperature and door alarm Door alarm The alarm will sound if the door is left open for more than 5 minutes. The sensor for switching the temperature or door alarm off will also light up. The alarm will stop and the sensor for switching the temperature or door alarm off will go out as soon as the door is closed.
  • Page 24: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Super freeze Switching off Super freeze Switch on the Super freeze function Depending on the amount of food before putting fresh food into the placed in the freezer, the Super freeze freezer. function will switch off automatically after approx. 52 hours. The sensor is This helps food to freeze quickly and highlighted in white and the appliance retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours...
  • Page 25: Arranging The Interior Fittings

    Arranging the interior fittings Moving the shelves Moving the door baskets The shelves can be adjusted according The door baskets can be moved when to the height of the food. loading and unloading and for cleaning or they can be removed completely. ^ Hold the shelf on both sides and ^ Hold the door basket by its frame raise it slightly so that it can be lifted...
  • Page 26: Freezer Baskets

    Arranging the interior fittings Freezer baskets The dividing panels can also be removed for cleaning. The freezer baskets can also be removed for cleaning. The dividing panel is held in place by fittings in the freezer basket. ^ Pull the freezer basket out as far as it To loosen the fixings, will go.
  • Page 27 Arranging the interior fittings To replace the freezer basket ^ Pull the telescopic runners out as far as they will go. ^ Place the freezer basket on the runners so that it engages at the back and front. ^ Turn the slot on the (child safety) pin back to its vertical position.
  • Page 28: 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 29: 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 food or drinks in the Hints on home freezing freezer.
  • Page 30: Defrosting

    Lower sink and your hands. Danger of basket basket salmonella poisoning. 33 kg 33 kg F 1811 Vi Fruit should be defrosted at room F 1911 Vi 43 kg 43 kg temperature in its packaging, or in a covered bowl.
  • Page 31: Cooling Drinks

    Freezing and storing food Cooling drinks If bottles are placed in the freezer for rapid cooling, make sure they are not left in for more than one hour, as they could burst.
  • Page 32: Making Ice Cubes

    Making ice cubes Ice cube production is halted For the automatic ice cube maker to automatically when the ice cube operate, it needs to be plumbed in container is full. (see "Mains water connection"). Do not place bottles or other items in the ice cube maker to chill them Switching on the ice cube quickly.
  • Page 33: Switching Off The Ice Cube Maker

    Making ice cubes Switching off the ice cube maker The appliance must be disconnected from the mains water supply a few hours before the ice cube maker is switched off. The ice cube maker can be switched off if you do not want the appliance to make any ice cubes.
  • Page 34: Automatic Defrost

    Automatic defrost This appliance is equipped with a "Frost free" system. The freezer defrosts automatically. The moisture generated by defrosting collects in the condensor and is automatically dissipated by the condensor 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 35: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Before cleaning Make sure that water cannot get into the electronic unit or into the lighting. Do not use steam cleaning apparatus to clean the appliance. ^ Switch the appliance off completely Steam could reach the electrical by pressing the On/Off rocker switch components and cause a short to the right-hand side underneath the...
  • Page 36: Ice Cube Container

    Cleaning and care Ice cube container Aluminium frames The frames to the shelves inside the The ice cube container sits on appliance and the door baskets are telescopic runners, and can be fully made from aluminium. extended for loading and unloading. Aluminium is affected by the way that For cleaning, the ice cube container light falls on it, by the surrounding...
  • Page 37: Ventilation Gaps

    Cleaning and care Ventilation gaps After cleaning ^ The ventilation gaps should be ^ Replace all shelves and accessories cleaned on a regular basis with a in the appliance. brush or vacuum cleaner. A build-up ^ Reconnect to the mains and switch of dust will increase the energy the appliance back on.
  • Page 38: Problem Solving Guide

    If . . . the compressor runs it has, contact a qualified electrician continuously. or Miele. To save energy, the compressor runs at ^ Check the temperature settings. a lower speed, but for longer, when less cooling is required.
  • Page 39 ^ You can order a replacement filter Has the appliance door been open for longer than 5 minutes? from your Miele dealer or the Miele Spare Parts Department. ^ Close the door..the reminder to change the water .
  • Page 40 Problem solving guide . . . the ice cube maker is not . . . the ice cube maker is only producing any ice cubes. producing small ice cubes. ^ Check whether the appliance has ^ Are other appliances that are been switched on.
  • Page 41 ^ Check whether the water pipework panel. inside the appliance is damaged. ^ Disconnect the appliance from the Call the Miele Service Department. mains electricity supply. ^ Check whether there is sufficient Top lighting water pressure.
  • Page 42 Side lighting If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, please contact the Miele Service Department. To prevent unnecessary loss of temperature it is advisable not to open the door while waiting for the appliance to be serviced.
  • Page 43: Water Filter

    Replacement water filters (standard – When the reminder to change the and active charcoal) are available water filter lights up red, this from Miele. indicates that the filter will soon need to be changed. ^ Make sure that you have a spare...
  • Page 44: To Change The Water Filter

    Water filter To change the water filter Air in the system can cause water to gush out and the filter to spring out when it is removed. Take great care, therefore, when changing the filter. ^ Remove the cap from the old filter cartridge (3).
  • Page 45: To Confirm That The Water Filter Has Been Changed

    Confirm that the filter has been therefore wish to deactivate the changed. reminder to change the water filter, please contact the Miele Service To confirm that the water filter Department. has been changed ^ Place a finger on the water filter change display and leave it there.
  • Page 46: 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 47: 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 48: Mains Water Connection

    ^ Connect the stainless steel hose to This can be extended using an the stopcock. extension hose which is available from the Miele Spare Parts Dept. It ^ Ensure that it is screwed into position must be fitted by a qualified and correctly.
  • Page 49 Mains water connection Before using the appliance for the first Appliances with an opening for feeding time the water inlet pipe should be the hose through: purged of air by a qualified and competent person. – To do so the stainless steel hose should be filled as far as possible with water before being connected to the appliance.
  • Page 50: Fitting The Stainless Steel Hose To The Appliance

    Mains water connection Fitting the stainless steel hose to the appliance When fitting the stainless steel hose, make sure that it is neither kinked nor damaged. ^ Remove cap (1) from the water connection at the front of the appliance. ^ Screw coupling nut (2) on stainless steel hose (3) onto the threaded union.
  • Page 51: 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 52: Installation Advice

    Should you require further assistance please – 3 cm away from an electric oven or contact your Miele customer service cooker centre. – 30 cm away from an oil- or coal-fired range.
  • Page 53 F 1811 Vi ....191 kg F 1911 Vi ....208 kg...
  • Page 54: Floor

    F 1811 Vi ....430 kg F 1911 Vi ....510 kg...
  • Page 55: Side-By-Side Installation

    The partition wall must be at least refrigerator or freezer. 16 mm thick. A side-by-side installation kit, available from Miele, is required. Ask your dealer which appliances are suitable for side-by-side installation with this appliance. See the instructions supplied with the side-by-side installation kit for how to fix the appliances together.
  • Page 56: Appliance Door Dimensions (Opening Angle 115°)

    982 mm Door front (max. 38 mm)* Door handle* 428 mm * The dimensions for the door fronts and handles will vary according to the individual kitchen. Miele recommends using the full door opening angle of 115° for this freezer.
  • Page 57: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions Niche width F 1811 Vi 762 – 765 mm F 1911 Vi 915 – 918 mm...
  • Page 58 Building-in dimensions Laying the electrical cabling Door front dimensions and the pipework for the mains water supply F 1811 Vi 2029 mm 756 mm F 1911 Vi 2029 mm 908 mm...
  • Page 59: Installation

    Installation Other Due to the size and weight of the – Step ladder appliance, it is essential that installation is carried out by two – Sack barrow people. – Wooden beams (min. 75 mm x 100 mm) if required, to prevent Tools and accessories tipping;...
  • Page 60: Weight Of The Door Front

    When built into a peninsular run, the look plinth grilles are available from rear of the building-in niche must be your dealer or the Miele Spare Parts fitted with a kitchen furniture panel. Department. Building-in at the end of a run...
  • Page 61: Aligning The Housing Unit

    Installation Aligning the housing unit Checking the building-in niche – The building-in dimensions now need to be checked. – Check the position of the electrical and plumbing connections (see "Electrical connection" and "Mains water connection"). – Check that all surrounding furniture/units are securely fixed to the wall.
  • Page 62: Preparing The Niche

    Installation Preparing the niche Keep the door to the appliance closed until it is fixed inside the building-in niche. Due to the size and weight of the appliance, please ensure that once ^ Do not remove the installation aids secured in the niche, it can no from the appliance door.
  • Page 63: Anti-Tipping Mechanism

    Installation ^ Mark the drilling position onto the Anti-tipping mechanism niche floor, side and back walls The anti-tipping mechanism ensures through the holes in the anti-tipping that the appliance is fixed securely into mechanisms b. the building-in niche, preventing the ^ Put the anti-tipping mechanisms in a appliance from tipping forwards.
  • Page 64 Installation If the anti-tipping mechanism For a unit without a back panel supplied cannot be fixed in the niche, the furniture unit must be firmly screwed to the wall behind to prevent the built-in appliance from tipping. For a unit with a back panel ^ screw the unit to the wall behind using a number of suitable angled fixing brackets.
  • Page 65: An Alternative Anti-Tipping Mechanism

    Installation ^ Mark the position of the lower edge of An alternative anti-tipping the wooden beam on the rear wall of mechanism the building-in niche. The appliance can alternatively be ^ Select screws of a length depending secured with a wooden beam across the top of the appliance.
  • Page 66: Placing The Appliance In The Niche

    Installation Placing the appliance in the ^ Plug in the appliance b. niche Connection should be made via a suitable switched socket. The socket If you are installing two appliances should be close to the appliance side by side, now secure the and easily accessible.
  • Page 67: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation Aligning the appliance Important: ^ Align the appliance with work methodically when adjusting the neighbouring furniture fronts. feet: always alternately left, right, etc. ^ A mark is located on the appliance base. When adjusting the height, this mark needs to be aligned at 32 mm from the floor.
  • Page 68: Securing The Appliance In The Niche

    Installation ^ If a wooden beam has been fitted above the appliance to prevent tipping, the appliance height needs to be adjusted to fit snuggly under the wooden beam. Securing the appliance in the niche ^ Pull out the lugs for the side fixing plates i.
  • Page 69 Installation ^ Open the appliance door. When installing two appliances side by side, the filler strips for the two appliances need to be joined together to form one long strip. ^ Insert the joining peg from the side-by-side kit halfway into the channel in the filler strip for the left-hand appliance.
  • Page 70: Preparing The Furniture Front

    Installation Preparing the furniture front ^ Load the baskets in the door. ^ Open the appliance door as far as it ^ Measure gap X between the will go. adjusting bar and the upper edge of the adjacent furniture front. ^ Unscrew the installation aids n and angle trim o from the door.
  • Page 71 Installation – The fixing frame has several different types of holes to take account of a variety of furniture fronts. – When securing the frame, always screw into the strongest part of the furniture door. – To do this, select screws which are slightly shorter than the thickness of the furniture door.
  • Page 72: Securing And Aligning The Furniture Door

    Installation Securing and aligning the ^ Press the angle trim on both sides into the white plastic frame, and furniture door screw them down securely. ^ Screw the nuts q loosely onto the threaded bolts - but do not tighten yet.
  • Page 73: Securing The Covers

    Installation Securing the covers Fitting the fixing brackets ^ Fit the two cover strips to the sides of The fixing brackets are used to secure the appliance door, clicking them into the furniture front to the bottom of the the space between the appliance appliance door.
  • Page 74: Fitting The Plinth Facing

    Installation Fitting the plinth facing Do not cover the vents in the plinth. This could result in damage to the appliance. ^ Trim the plinth facing to the required length and height (cut along the lower edge of the plinth facing where it touches the floor).
  • Page 75: Fitting The Air Separator

    Installation Fitting the air separator The air separator at the bottom of the ventilation grille separates air entering the appliance from that leaving it. It also stops warm air flowing into the appliance, which would cause a short circuit. ^ Screw the air separator into the middle of the inside of the furniture front, as shown.
  • Page 76 Alteration rights reserved / 4211 M.-Nr. 09 169 140 / 00 F 1811 Vi, F 1911 Vi...

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