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Operating instructions

H 4540, H 4640
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. 06 452 750


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Ovens H 4540, H 4640 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. 06 452 750...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 5 Features .
  • Page 3 Contents Setting up User programmes ........37 Changing settings .
  • Page 4 Miele{home ........... . . 73 Installing and logging onto Miele{home ....... 73...
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance Control panel * Oven interior a ON/OFF switch d Heating element for top heat and b Display grilling with catalytic enamelled roof c Multi-function selector with turn and liner e Air inlet for fan press mechanism f Catalytic enamelled back panel g Connection socket for the roast probe h Grill motor...
  • Page 6: Features

    Description of the appliance Features The cooling fan will continue to run for a while after the oven has been switched Electronic controls off to prevent any humidity building up in the oven, on the control panel or in In addition to operating the various the oven housing unit.
  • Page 7: Accessories

    – the cooking duration in the Automatic programmes. It is indicated in the These and other accessories are also display. available to order from the Miele Spare Parts Dept. or your Miele Dealer. See – the cooling fan run-on time. "Extra Accessories" further on in this booklet for more details.
  • Page 8: Roasting Filter

    Description of the appliance Roasting filter Roast probe The roasting filter must be fitted in front of the fan when cooking anything fatty or where food is likely to splatter, e.g. when open roasting or grilling meat. The roast probe enables the roasting process to be monitored simply and reliably.
  • Page 9: Slide Opener

    Description of the appliance Slide opener Handle (depending on model) Use the slide opener for lifting off the halogen lamp cover. Anti-splash tray (depending on model) The handle makes it easier to take the baking tray, grill pan and rack out of the oven, or to put them into it.
  • Page 10: 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 disposal human health and to the environment.
  • Page 11: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions This appliance is not a toy! To This appliance complies with all avoid the risk of injury, keep relevant legal safety requirements. children well away and do not let them Improper use of the appliance can, play with it or use the controls.
  • Page 12 Tampering with electrical connections the worktop, and can be purchased or components and mechanical parts is from the Miele Spare Parts dept. highly dangerous to the user and can cause operational faults. This equipment may only be used...
  • Page 13 Make sure that nothing of being burnt. gets trapped between the door and the Only use the Miele roast probe oven. supplied with this appliance. Cover any food which is left in the If a replacement is necessary it can be oven to be kept hot.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions Bake larger deep-frozen items such General notes as pizzas on baking paper on the Never leave the appliance rack itself or in the pizza pan (see "Extra unattended when cooking with oils accessories"). Placing them on the and fats as these are a fire hazard if baking tray or in the grill pan can cause allowed to overheat.
  • Page 15 Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance When using kitchen appliances connected to sockets near the Before throwing an old appliance oven, ensure that the cable cannot away it must first be made come into contact with hot cooking unusable.
  • Page 16: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time The oven is supplied with the controls pushed in. They have to be released before the oven can be used. When the oven is first connected to the mains supply it will switch on automatically and a welcome message will appear in the display.
  • Page 17 60 seconds if you press the ON/OFF switch or the multi-function selector lightly. If you select "on" it will remain in the display all the time. Because this oven is pre-equipped for the Miele|home system the following message will appear briefly in the display:...
  • Page 18: Calibration Of The Oxygen Sensor

    Before using for the first time Calibration of the oxygen sensor Sensor calibrating. Please wait. If this message appears in the display, the built-in oxygen sensor is calibrating itself. The whole procedure takes approx. 5 minutes. During this time the sensor electronically measures conditions in the oven.
  • Page 19 Before using for the first time ^ Before heating it up it is a good idea to wipe the oven out with a damp cloth first. This way any dust or bits of packaging that may have accumulated in the oven cavity during storage and unpacking will be removed.
  • Page 20 Before using for the first time Press the multi-function selector to accept this temperature. – the oven heating will switch on, – and the actual temperature in the oven will show in the display. Heat the oven up with nothing in it for at least one hour. Make sure the kitchen is well ventilated during this period.
  • Page 21: Oven Controls

    Oven controls The oven is supplied with the controls pushed in. They have to be released before the oven can be used. The ON/OFF switch s on the left can only be pressed. It does not rotate. Pressing it lightly switches the oven on or off. A stronger press will release the switch or push it back in again.
  • Page 22: Operating Sequence

    Operating sequence Proceed as follows: ^ Press and release the controls. ^ Switch the oven on by pressing the ON/OFF switch s gently. The Main menu will appear in the display. FAN PLUS ALL FUNCTIONS . . . CONVENTIONAL AUTOMATIC . . . GRILL full USER PROGS .
  • Page 23 Operating sequence If you call up Sub-menus (e.g SETTINGS) you will be taken to the next level. SETTINGS F. Back A LANGUAGE F. . . CLOCK. . . LIGHT . . . The triangle symbols at the top or bottom of the display indicate that you can scroll to further options by turning the multi-function selector.
  • Page 24: Changing The Time Of Day

    Changing the time of day The oven is switched off. When the oven is switched on the time can also be changed via the SETTINGS J menu, see "Changing settings - Set the time of day", if cooking is not in progress.
  • Page 25: Setting The Minute Minder

    Setting the minute minder The minute minder can be used to time any activity in the kitchen, e.g. boiling eggs. You can enter a time up to a maximum of 12 hours. You can set the minute minder at the same time as another timed programmed, e.g.
  • Page 26: Description Of The Systems

    Description of the systems Fan plus Auto roast This system works by the circulation of The oven heats initially to a high heated air. temperature (230 °C) which seals the meat to keep it succulent and tasty. As A fan situated on the back wall of the soon as this temperature has been oven sucks in the air, heats it over a reached, the oven temperature...
  • Page 27: Gentle Bake

    The entire upper heating element acts "Baking", "Roasting" and "Grilling" as the grill. sections of this book and in the Miele cookbook supplied with this This method is particularly good for oven. grilling large quantities of food using the grill pan to its full extent.
  • Page 28: Using The Oven

    Using the oven First a cooking function has to be selected and then the temperature required has to be set. Each cooking function has been given a pre-set temperature to make it easier. You can either accept it or change it to suit your recipe.
  • Page 29 Using the oven – Intensive bake For recipes which require a moist topping and a crisp base, e. g. cheese cake, pizza, Quiche Lorraine and German style open fruit cakes. It is not suitable for roasting or shallow baking because the base will brown too much.
  • Page 30: Selecting A Temperature

    Using the oven Selecting a temperature FAN PLUS °C 9:47 Min minder Duration As soon as a cooking function is selected, the following will appear in the display – the recommended temperature highlighted, – the functions "Min minder" and "Duration", which can also be entered.
  • Page 31: Pre-Set Temperatures

    Using the oven Pre-set temperatures The following temperatures are set at the factory: Function Pre-set Temperature temperature range Fan plus 160 °C 30 – 250 °C Fan heat 160 °C 30 – 250 °C Auto roast* 160 °C 100 – 230 °C Intensive bake 170 °C 50 –...
  • Page 32: Using The Oven

    Using the oven Using the oven Below is an example of setting a simple programme. To bake a cake using FAN PLUS at 150 °C. ^ Place the cake in the oven and close the door. ^ Switch the oven on. ^ Select FAN PLUS.
  • Page 33: Rapid Heat-Up

    Using the oven Rapid heat-up The oven is set up at the factory so that Rapid heat-up is automatically engaged when FAN PLUS, AUTO ROAST and CONVENTIONAL are selected. The top element, the fan element and the fan will come on during the rapid heating up phase to enable the oven to reach the required temperature as quickly as possible.
  • Page 34: Pre-Heating The Oven

    Using the oven Pre-heating the oven Most dishes can be placed in a cold oven. They will then make use of the heat produced during the heating-up phase. It is only necessary to pre-heat the oven in certain instances. With FAN PLUS –...
  • Page 35: Entering A Cooking Duration

    Entering a cooking duration You can programme cooking durations in this oven. Cooking processes are then controlled so that the oven will switch off, or on and off automatically. As soon as a cooking function is selected, the word "Duration" will also appear in the display.
  • Page 36: Using The Residual Heat, Energy-Save Function

    Entering a cooking duration To switch a programme off automatically you can either enter the Duration or just the Finish time. To switch a programme on and off automatically you have three choices: – Enter the Duration and Finish time –...
  • Page 37: Setting Up User Programmes

    Setting up User programmes Frequently used recipes can be saved under a user-defined name and then called up again as required. Select the option "Save" either during or at the end of a time controlled programme and enter a recipe name or use the "User programme"...
  • Page 38 – FAN PLUS check the previous programme steps and change them if necessary. – Change SHELF... specify the shelf level to be used. – Save your programme using a name of your choice. Miele 9:52 save as: ....ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ_...
  • Page 39: Changing Settings

    Changing settings The oven is supplied with pre-set standard settings. Those listed in the SETTINGS J menu have alternatives for you to choose from if you wish. Proceed as follows: ^ Switch the oven on. ^ Call up the SETTINGS J menu. SETTINGS F.
  • Page 40: Clock

    Changing settings Clock You can select either a 24 hour or 12 hour clock. To select the one you want SETTINGS F. Back A CLOCK 24 h-CLOCK 12 h-CLOCK ^ Select and confirm the one you want. The time of day can then be set: Set time of day Please set the time of day ^ Enter and confirm the hour.
  • Page 41: Main Menu

    Changing settings Main menu The four cooking functions listed in the left-hand side of the display can be changed to show ones that you use frequently or to show your user defined programmes. SETTINGS F. Back A MAIN MENU 1. FAN PLUS 2.
  • Page 42: Cooling Fan

    Changing settings Cooling fan The cooling fan will continue to run for a while after the oven has been switched off to prevent any humidity building up in the oven, on the control panel or in the oven housing unit. The fan is sensor controlled and will switch off automatically.
  • Page 43: Heating-Up Phase

    Changing settings Heating-up phase SETTINGS F. Back A HEATING-UP PHASE rapid B normal Rapid heat-up works as follows during the heating-up phase in the following functions FAN PLUS, CONVENTIONAL and AUTO ROAST: – It is switched on if the option "rapid" has been selected. The message "Rapid heat-up phase"...
  • Page 44: Temperatures

    Changing settings Temperatures If you frequently change a recommended temperature it may be a good idea to change it permanently. SETTINGS F. Back A TEMPERATURES DEFROST AUTO ROAST GENTLE BAKE ^ Select the function you want and change the temperature. Display The display can be switched on or off.
  • Page 45: Safety

    Changing settings Safety The oven is supplied with the following settings switched off as standard. To use them you first have to activate them. ^ Call up the sub-menu SAFETY. SETTINGS F. Back A SAFETY SYSTEM LOCK X IN USE X SOLO PROGRAMME ...
  • Page 46: To Activate The In Use $ Lock

    Changing settings To activate the IN USE $ lock Activating the In Use lock prevents settings being changed. If activated the ) symbol will show in the display during a cooking programme. FAN PLUS 160 °C 12:05 Rapid heat-up phase 31 °C Min minder Duration To activate the lock...
  • Page 47: Solo Programme

    Changing settings Solo Programme A solo programme can only be started once. It might be useful, for instance, if you want your child to cook a pizza unsupervised, but do not want them using any other controls on the oven. To set up a solo programme ^ Call up "Solo Programme"...
  • Page 48: Units

    Changing settings Units Temperatures can be displayed in °C or °F, and weights in kg or lbs. SETTINGS F. Back A UNITS WEIGHT TEMPERATURE ^ Select and confirm the setting you want. Please note that with the "lbs" setting weights in the display will appear in oz only.
  • Page 49: Factory Default

    Changing settings Factory default SETTINGS F. ALL SETTINGS FACTORY DEFAULT USER PROGS . MAIN MENU TEMPERATURES ^ Select and confirm the setting you want. If you select – ALL SETTINGS Any settings that you have altered will be reset to the factory default setting.
  • Page 50: Cleaning And Care

    ^ All surfaces and controls should be – sharp metal tools, cleaned using a Miele E-Cloth or with warm water and a little washing up – oven sprays. liquid applied with a soft sponge or cloth.
  • Page 51 – stainless steel cleaning agents, Stainless steel surfaces – oven sprays. Stainless steel surfaces can be cleaned using a Miele E-Cloth or a proprietary If you are unsure about a particular non-abrasive cleaning agent designed product or need further advice please...
  • Page 52: Accessories

    Cleaning and care Accessories Oven interior Always remove all accessories, trays Allow the oven to cool down before and racks which are not being used cleaning. when using the oven to get the best Danger of burning! results and to keep cleaning of the trays to a minimum.
  • Page 53: Perfectclean

    Cleaning and care PerfectClean Normal soiling Clean as soon as possible after each Before using for the first time remove use with a dishcloth, soft sponge (such any stickers from PerfectClean as the Vileda sponge supplied with surfaces. ovens in the UK) or a soft nylon brush, and a solution of hot water and a little The enamelled surfaces of the oven washing-up liquid.
  • Page 54 Cleaning and care Remove the catalytic back panel, The following cause lasting damage roof liner and side liners (if fitted) to the surface structure and reduce before using oven sprays. The the anti-stick effect and must not be chemicals used in oven sprays will used on PerfectClean surfaces: damage catalytic enamel rendering it ineffective.
  • Page 55: Catalytic Enamel Surfaces

    Soiling caused by oil and grease obtained from your Miele dealer or splashes are removed from catalytic the Miele Spare Parts dept. coated surfaces when the oven is heated to a high temperature.
  • Page 56: To Remove The Oven Door

    Cleaning and care To remove the oven door Do not attempt to take the door off Please note: the oven door is heavy. the hinge guides when it is in a It should be gripped firmly at the horizontal position. The guides will sides when being removed or close, and damage the appliance.
  • Page 57: To Dismantle The Oven Door

    Cleaning and care To dismantle the oven door Always remove the oven door before The oven door has seals on all sides to dismantling it. protect it from moisture ingress. ^ Place the door on a protective If, however, condensate has worked its surface (e.g.
  • Page 58 Cleaning and care ^ Clean the glass panes and other parts and then put the oven door back together again. ^ Gently lift the inner pane up and out. ^ Push the middle pane into the frame almost to the end. The material (M-) number printed on the pane must be legible in the bottom right hand corner (see illustration).
  • Page 59: To Refit The Door

    Cleaning and care ^ Insert the inner pane with the printed ^ Put the guides back in position, then text facing downwards. tighten the screws in the trim. Be careful that the side seals do not slip and that the pane is pushed in as To refit the door far as possible.
  • Page 60: To Remove The Runners

    Cleaning and care To remove the runners Make sure that the door goes back on straight. Make sure the oven heating elements are switched off and cool. ^ Open the door fully. Danger of burning. ^ Pull on the fixing knob to release it. ^ Flip both locking clamps back up as far as they will go into a horizontal position.
  • Page 61: To Remove The Catalytic Back Panel, Roof Liner And Side Liners (If Fitted)

    Cleaning and care To remove the catalytic back – Roof liner panel, roof liner and side liners ^ Remove the runners. (if fitted) Make sure the oven heating elements are switched off and cool. Danger of burning. The catalytic panels and liners can be removed for cleaning if necessary.
  • Page 62 Cleaning and care When reassembling the catalytic side liners, ensure they sit correctly. ^ Ease the back lug into the opening in the rear wall panel. ^ Lift the front locating hole on to the guide pin behind the collar. ^ Put the runners back into place.
  • Page 63: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ the system lock has been activated. two metal brackets which are secured ^ the mains fuse has blown. Contact a to the reflector. qualified electrician or the Miele Service Department. Do not push the metal brackets to the sides, as this would damage .
  • Page 64 Problem solving guide Do not touch the surface directly when changing the lamp as grease particles from your fingers will adhere to the surface and damage the lamp. Please follow the manufacturer’s instructions. ^ Pull the glass cover out of the rear metal brackets.
  • Page 65 Problem solving guide . . . a noise can be heard after baking, roasting or grilling. This is not a fault. The cooling fan continues to run for a while after the oven has been switched off to prevent any humidity building up in the oven, on the control panel or in the oven housing unit.
  • Page 66 Problem solving guide . . . cakes or biscuits are unevenly . . . a fault message appears in the browned. display There will always be a slight Faults which you can rectify yourself, unevenness. are indicated by the following message "Please read notes in the operating If browning is very uneven, check instruction booklet".
  • Page 67: After Sales Service

    – your Miele Dealer appliance. These are shown on the data plate, – the Miele Service Department visible below the oven interior, with the (see back cover for contact details). door fully open. Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded for training purposes.
  • Page 68: Extra Accessories

    Extra accessories The following accessories are available Pizza pan at extra cost from your Dealer or the Miele Spare Parts dept. Telescopic baking carriage This circular pan is suitable for cooking pizzas, flat cakes made with yeast or whisked mixtures, sweet and savoury tarts, baked desserts, and can also be used for deep frozen cakes and pizzas.
  • Page 69 Communication Module (XKM 2000). W x D x H = 38 x 22 x 8.6 cm for 8-10 servings Please refer to "Miele|home" later on in these operating instructions for details HUB 61-35: on how to install and sign on to the W x D x H = 38 x 35 x 8.6...
  • Page 70: Electrical Connection Uk, Irl, Za

    Ensure that these match the EARTHED. household mains supply. Please quote these data, and the model and serial number when contacting the Miele Service dept. Connection of this appliance should be made via a suitable isolator, which complies with national and local safety...
  • Page 71 Electrical connection UK, IRL, ZA The voltage and rated load are given Data relating to electrical connection on the data plate, visible when the oven will be found on the data plate, visible door is open. Please ensure that these when the oven door is open.
  • Page 72: Installing The Oven

    Installing the oven The appliance must not be operated Turn off the mains electricity supply until it has been correctly installed in to the isolator. its housing unit. Otherwise it poses ^ Connect the mains cable to the an electric shock hazard. isolator.
  • Page 73: Miele{Home

    Miele{home Before your appliance can be used with Miele|home you need to install a Miele|home communication module. Installing and logging onto Miele{home ^ Disconnect the appliance from the mains electricity supply. ^ Unscrew the screws used for securing the appliance into the sides of the housing unit.
  • Page 74: Signing Off Miele{Home

    An acoustic signal on your Miele|home system will let you know when, for instance, a programme has finished or when something needs to be done in an automatic programme such as adding water or ingredients.
  • Page 76 Alteration rights reserved / 22 / 3406 M.-Nr. 06 452 750 / 07 en - GB (H 4540, H 4640)

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