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Miele KM 412 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions

Ceramic Cooktop

KM 400
KM 412
To prevent accidents and
machine damage,
read the Operating Manual
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 05 060 850



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Ceramic Cooktop KM 400 KM 412 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read the Operating Manual installation or use. M.-Nr. 05 060 850...
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  • Page 4 Do not operate the appliance until When using your appliance, follow properly installed in the countertop. basic safety precautions including the following: This appliance is intended for residential use only. Read all instructions before using Use the appliance only for its for the first time.
  • Page 5 Do not use a steam cleaner to clean the appliance. Steam could Do not drop anything on the penetrate electrical components and ceramic surface of the cooktop. cause a short circuit. Although the ceramic glass is shock and scratch resistant, it is not shock or In areas subject to infestation by scratch proof.
  • Page 6 Do not use water on grease fires. Smother any fire or flame, or use a Do not allow children to operate or dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher. play with or near the cooktop. Do not flambé under an exhaust Use only dry, heat-resistant hood.
  • Page 7 "tripping" the circuit breaker. Contact the Miele Technical Service Department. Do not use the appliance until it has been repaired. Ensure power is not supplied to the appliance while repair work is being carried out.
  • Page 8 a Variable burner: 4" or 7 " (12 or 18.5 cm) - 700 W or 1700 W b Main burner: 5" (14.5 cm) - 1100 W c Control knob for main burner and operating indicator d Control knob for the variable burner and operating indicator e Residual heat indicators f Power supply cord...
  • Page 9 a Variable burner: 6 " or 10 " (17 cm or 26.5 cm) - 1400 W / 2200 W) b Control knob c Residual heat indicator d Power supply cord...
  • Page 10 It should be placed in the space provided at the back of this book. The address of the nearest Miele Technical Service Department can be found on the back cover. If it becomes necessary to contact the Technical...
  • Page 11 The cardboard box and packing Old appliances contain materials that materials protect the appliance during can be recycled. Please contact your shipping. They have been designed to local recycling center about the be biodegradable and recyclable. possibility of recycling these materials. Please dispose of these materials as Before discarding an old appliance, you would any other recyclable...
  • Page 12 Metal components have a protective coating which may give off a slight odor the first time your new appliance is Before using the appliance for the first heated. time, clean it with a damp cloth and The odor and any vapors will dissipate then dry with a soft cloth.
  • Page 13 When the burner is up to temperature, the residual heat indicator light will illuminate. The indicator light will go out once the cooktop temperature has reached a safe level. Do not touch or lay any heat-sensitive objects on the cooktop while the residual heat indicator light is still on.
  • Page 14 Melting butter or chocolate 1 - 2 Dissolving gelatin Preparing yogurt Thickening sauces containing egg yolk and butter 1 - 3 Warming small quantities of food or liquid Keeping solid foods warm Cooking rice Warming liquids and stews 3 - 5 Thickening sauces Cooking rice puddings Preparing omelets, frying eggs, steaming fruit...
  • Page 15 To turn off the outer/extended zone, turn the knob counter clockwise to "0". When using large pots or pans, the outer/extended zone can be turned on. ^ Turn the knob past "12" to the n position. ^ Turn the knob the desired setting.
  • Page 16 The heating elements cycle on and off to maintain a constant temperature. Each cooking zone is equipped with overheating protection (internal temperature limiter). This turns off the heating elements in the cooking zone if the ceramic surface becomes too hot. Once the ceramic has cooled down to a safe level, the heat will automatically turn back on.
  • Page 17 – Cooking with a lid will also help prevent heat loss. – Use pots and pans with flat or slightly concave bases for the most efficient cooking. The pan base should rest evenly on the ceramic surface when hot. Uneven bases can lengthen cooking times and cook food unevenly.
  • Page 18 The ceramic surface should be cleaned Under no circumstances should a regularly, preferably after each use. steam cleaner be used to clean this Allow the cooktop to cool down before appliance. Pressurized steam could cleaning. Wipe spills off using a damp cause permanent damage to the cloth.
  • Page 19 Repairs should only be carried out by a qualified and trained person in accordance with local and national safety regulations. Unauthorized repairs could cause The oil is old or Replace the oil an injury or machine damage. rancid. with new oil. The oil is not Use oil or fat recommended for...
  • Page 20 Disconnect the appliance from the main power supply before servicing. For further information, see the wiring To reduce the risk of electric shock, diagram provided with the appliance. make sure that the appliance is properly grounded after installation. Please leave these instructions with the –...
  • Page 21 In the event of a fault which you cannot correct, contact the Miele Technical Service Department U 1-800-999-1360 l 1-800-565-6435 When contacting the Technical Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. These are shown on the data plate.
  • Page 24 Alteration rights reserved / 0304 M.-Nr. 05 060 850 / 02 This paper is made from cellulose bleached without the use of chlorine.

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