Miele for dishwashers Operating Instructions Manual

Miele for dishwashers 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. 09 475 890


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    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.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Items not suitable for dishwashers: ........
  • Page 3 Contents Operation ............36 Detergent .
  • Page 4 Plumbing............72 The Miele waterproof anti-leak system ....... . . 72 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 Safety lock in door grip (not visible) Middle spray arm Rinse aid reservoir Air inlet for drying Dual compartment detergent (depending on model) dispenser Lower spray arm...
  • Page 6: Control Panel

    Guide to the appliance Control panel Programmes Delay start button with indicator light Time display Turbo button with indicator light Check/Refill indicators Programme selector button On/Off button K Start/Stop 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

    Any other usage is not supported by the manufacturer and could be dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation. The appliance can only be used by people with reduced...
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children Children under 8 years of age must be kept away from the appliance unless they are constantly supervised. Children 8 years and older may only use the dishwasher if they have been shown how to use it in a safe way and understand the hazards involved.
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety Before setting up the appliance, check it for any externally visible damage. Under no circumstances should you use a damaged appliance. It could be dangerous. The dishwasher must only be plugged into the electricity supply via a suitable switched socket.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Before connecting the appliance, check that the connection data on the data plate (voltage and frequency) match the mains electricity supply. If in any doubt, consult a qualified electrician. The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed if correctly earthed.
  • Page 11 The Waterproof system will work even if the appliance is switched off. However, the appliance must remain connected to the electricity supply. A damaged dishwasher could be dangerous. If the dishwasher gets damaged, switch it off at the mains and call your Miele Dealer or the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions Unauthorised repairs could result in unforeseen dangers for the user, for which Miele cannot accept liability. Repairs should only be undertaken by a Miele approved service technician, otherwise any subsequent damage will not be covered by the guarantee.
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions Correct installation The dishwasher must be installed and connected in compliance with the diagram supplied. Take care, both before and during installation of the dishwasher, not to cut yourself on the metal parts. Danger of injury. Wear protective gloves. The dishwasher must be correctly aligned to ensure problem-free operation.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Do not use solvents in the dishwasher. Danger of explosion. Do not inhale or 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 15 Warning and Safety instructions Do not fill the rinse aid reservoir with powder or liquid detergent. This will cause serious damage to the reservoir. Do not fill the salt reservoir with powder or liquid dishwasher detergent. This will damage the water softener. Make sure you have picked up the correct packet of dishwasher salt before filling the salt reservoir! Only use special coarse grained dishwasher salt for reactivation,...
  • Page 16 Warning and Safety instructions Accessories Only use genuine Miele original spare parts and accessories with this dishwasher. Using spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers will invalidate the guarantee, and Miele cannot accept liability. Disposal of your old dishwasher Make the door lock inoperative so that children cannot accidentally shut themselves in.
  • Page 17: Caring For Our Environment

    Caring for our 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 18: Energy Saving Dishwashing

    Caring for our environment Energy saving dishwashing 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 a hot water supply for further economies.
  • Page 19: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time To open the door Safety lock ^ Press the release catch inside the Use the safety lock to prevent children opening the dishwasher door. door grip upwards and pull the door open. ^ To lock the door, push the slide If the door is opened during operation underneath the door grip to the right.
  • Page 20: Water Softener

    Before using for the first time Water softener The dishwasher is programmed at the factory for a water hardness level In order to achieve good cleaning of 2.7 mmol/l (15 °d - German scale). results, the dishwasher needs to operate with soft water. Hard water If this setting corresponds to the results in the build-up of calcium hardness of your water, you do not...
  • Page 21: Programming The Water Hardness Level

    Before using for the first time The characters "p 1 5" will flash one Programming the water hardness level after the other in the display. This means that the water hardness Each time a button is pressed, one of level has been set at 15 °d - German the indicator lights will flash and light scale (2.7 mmol/l) (factory setting).
  • Page 22: To Call Up The Water Hardness Level In The Display

    Before using for the first time To call up the water hardness level in the display °d - Value German mmol/l °f displayed ^ Switch the dishwasher off using the scale On/Off button K. ^ Press the Start/Stop button in and whilst holding it in switch the dishwasher on using the On/Off button K.
  • Page 23: Before Using The Appliance For The First Time, You Require

    Before using for the first time Before using the appliance for Filling the salt reservoir the first time, you require: If the water in your area is very soft – approx. 2 litres of water, and constantly lower than 0.7 mmol/l (4 °d - German scale), –...
  • Page 24: Salt Indicator

    Before using for the first time ^ Remove the lower basket and Salt indicator unscrew the salt reservoir cap. ^ Fill the salt reservoir with dishwasher salt when the salt refill indicator light Water or saline solution will run out comes on.
  • Page 25: Switching Off The Refill Indicators

    Before using for the first time Switching off the refill indicators The characters flashing in the display will show whether the refill indicators If you only ever use combination are switched on or off. products containing salt and rinse aid –...
  • Page 26: 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 27: Rinse Aid Indicator

    Before using for the first time Rinse aid indicator When the light comes on, the reservoir contains sufficient rinse aid for 2 - 3 programmes only. ^ Add rinse aid in plenty of time. If you only ever use combination products containing salt and rinse aid in your dishwasher, you can switch both of the indicators off if you...
  • Page 28: Setting The Rinse Aid Dosage

    Before using for the first time ^ Switch the dishwasher off using the Setting the rinse aid dosage On/Off button K. You can adjust the rinse aid dosage for ^ Press the Start/Stop button in and best results. whilst holding it in switch the The rinse aid dosage can be set from dishwasher on using the On/Off approx.
  • Page 29: 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 30: Items Not Suitable For Dishwashers

    (depending on model). This will – Craft items, antiques, valuable vases reduce the risk of clouding. and decorative glassware are also not suitable for dishwashers. – If in doubt, wash delicate glassware by hand. – Plastic items which are not heat...
  • Page 31: Upper Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Upper basket Cup rack (depending on model) ^ To make room for tall items, raise the For safety reasons, do not rack upwards. operate the dishwasher without the upper and lower baskets in place. Glasses can be arranged along the cup rack to give them support during the programme.
  • Page 32: 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 33: 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 34: Cutlery

    Loading the dishwasher Cutlery 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 35: 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 36: Operation

    (e.g. tea, For optimum cleaning and drying coffee, tomato sauce). results, use Miele dishwasher detergent and add Miele salt and Most dishwasher detergents contain Miele rinse aid separately. See phosphates and are mildly alkaline with "Optional accessories".
  • Page 37: Adding Detergent

    Operation Adding detergent Failure to dispense the recommended amount of detergent may impair cleaning results. Avoid inhalation of powder 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 38 Operation For information Compartment I holds max. 10 ml, Compartment II holds max. 50 ml. There are markings in compartment II to assist with dispensing: 20, 30. The marks indicate a level of approx. 20 or 30 ml when the door is open in a horizontal position.
  • Page 39: Switching On

    Operation Switching on Starting the programme ^ Make sure the spray arms are not ^ Press the Start/Stop button. obstructed. The programme will begin. The ^ Close the door. indicator lights for Start/Stop and for the programme selected will light up. ^ Open the stopcock, if it is closed.
  • Page 40: Time Display

    Operation Time 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 41: At The End Of The Programme

    Operation At the end of the programme Switching off 0 appears in the time display when the At the end of a programme: programme has finished. ^ Switch the dishwasher off using the On/Off button K. The dishwasher can now be opened and unloaded (see "Unloading the The dishwasher will continue to use dishwasher").
  • Page 42: 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 continue after a few seconds from the point it was at before If a programme has already started and the door was opened.
  • Page 43: Additional Functions

    Additional functions ^ Switch the dishwasher on using the Turbo On/Off button K. The Turbo function is used to reduce the duration of programmes in which The Start/Stop indicator light will flash. this function is available. ^ Select a programme. In order to achieve optimum cleaning ^ Press the Turbo button.
  • Page 44: Delay Start

    Additional functions ^ Switch the dishwasher on using the Delay start On/Off button K. The start time of a programme can be delayed, e.g. to benefit from economy The Start/Stop indicator light will flash. rates of electricity. A Delay start time of ^ Select the programme required with between 30 minutes and 24 hours can the programme selector button.
  • Page 45 Additional functions The time starts counting down until the Starting a programme before the programme start time: in 1 hour steps delay start period has elapsed: for delay start periods of over 10 hours, A programme can be started before the and in minutes for delay start periods of delay start period has elapsed.
  • Page 46: Adjust Sensor Wash

    Additional functions Adjust Sensor wash The flashing sequence in the display shows what the current setting is. You can adjust the Sensor wash – "p 1": The Adjust Sensor wash programme so that it will remove stubborn soiling in a lightly soiled load. function is activated.
  • Page 47: Memory

    Additional functions Memory The flashing sequence in the display shows what the current setting is. You can use the Memory function to – "p 1": The Memory function is save the last programme selected. Instead of the indicator light for the activated.
  • Page 48: Optimise Standby

    Additional functions ^ Switch the dishwasher off using the Optimise standby On/Off button K. To save energy, the dishwasher will ^ Press the Start/Stop button in and switch to Standby mode a few minutes after the last time a button has been whilst holding it in switch the pressed or a few minutes after the end dishwasher on using the On/Off...
  • Page 49: Factory Default

    Additional functions Factory default The flashing sequence in the display shows what the current setting is. If you have altered any settings from – "p 1": All settings are set to factory the factory default, you can re-set them back to the factory default settings as default settings.
  • Page 50: 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 51: Cleaning The Door Front

    – cleaning agents containing or discolour. descaling agents, – abrasive cleaning agents, e.g. ^ Clean the front using a damp Miele powder cleaners and cream microfibre E-cloth*, or with a clean cleaners, sponge and a solution of hot water and washing-up liquid.
  • Page 52: Cleaning The Filters In The Wash Cabinet

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the filters in the wash cabinet 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. This dishwasher must not be used without all the filters in place.
  • Page 53 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 54: 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 55: Problem Solving Guide

    The dishwasher stops The mains fuse has – Reset the trip switch in during a programme. tripped. the mains fuse box (minimum fuse rating - see data plate). – If the mains fuse trips again, call the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 56 – Press the Start/Stop button. If the indicator lights flash again, there is a technical fault. – Call the Miele Service Department. The drain pump works Fault F70: – Close the stopcock. even when the door is The Waterproof System –...
  • Page 57: Water Inlet/Drain Fault

    Problem solving guide Water inlet/drain fault Problem Possible cause Remedy The Inlet/Drain The stopcock is Open the stopcock fully. indicator light closed. flashes. The dishwasher Before rectifying the problem: stops during a – Switch the dishwasher off programme. using the On/Off button K. The Inlet/Drain Fault F12/F13: –...
  • Page 58: General Problems

    Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy Press the On/Off button K. The indicators and The indicators and the time display are dark. time display have switched This switches Standby off. Only the Start/Stop off automatically to save indicator light is energy (Standby mode).
  • Page 59: 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 60: 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 "Adjust Sensor soiling although most of the...
  • Page 61 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 62 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 63: 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 64: 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 65: 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 66: 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 and plastic Fresh, This needs a gentle easily removed programme with lower food deposits temperatures Mixed crockery This needs a standard programme...
  • Page 67 Programme chart Programme Detergent Compartment I Compartment II 25 ml Sensor wash – 1 tab + Turbo 20 ml Sensor wash gentle – 1 tab 25 ml Light soiling 50°C – 1 tab + Turbo 25 ml – 1 tab 25 ml Pots &...
  • Page 68 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 Sensor wash gentle ! Light soiling 50 °C Pots &...
  • Page 69 Programme chart Consumption Duration Energy Water Cold water Hot water Litres Cold water Hot water connection connection connection connection (15 °C) (55 °C) (15 °C) (55 °C) h:min h:min 0.95 -1.35 0.70 -1.00 10.0 -17.0 1:36-2:38 1:23-2:21 0.85 0.45 13.0 1:40 1:30 0.94...
  • Page 70: 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 www.miele-shop.com.
  • Page 71: 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 72: Plumbing

    30 and 1000 kPa (0.3 and 10 bar). Providing your dishwasher has been If the water pressure is too high, a installed correctly, the Miele waterproof pressure reducer valve must be anti-leak system will protect you from fitted. water damage throughout its lifetime.
  • Page 73: 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 74: Technical Data

    Technical data Dishwasher model Standard Height freestanding model 84.5 cm (adjustable + 3.5 cm) Height built-in model 80.5 cm 84.5 cm (adjustable + 6.5 cm) (adjustable + 6.5 cm) Height of building-in recess Min. 80.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm) Min. 84.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm) Width 59.8 cm 59.8 cm...
  • Page 76 Alteration rights reserved/ M.-Nr. 09 475 890 / 01 G4420/G4425 / 5012...

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