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Miele F 456 i-2 Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
F 456 i-2
It is essential to read these
operating instructions before
installing or using the machine,
to avoid the risk of accident
or damage to the machine.
M.-Nr. 06 151 240


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Freezer F 456 i-2 It is essential to read these operating instructions before installing or using the machine, to avoid the risk of accident or damage to the machine. M.-Nr. 06 151 240...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Noises ............29 Service Department .
  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance a Alarm button and indicator light c Super freeze button and indicator light b Temperature display d On/off and temperature selector dial e Drawer with freezer calendar f Marker system for frozen food...
  • Page 5: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material Please ensure that the appliance presents no danger to children while The transport and protective packing being stored for disposal. has been selected from materials which are environmentally friendly for It should be unplugged or disposal, and can normally be...
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety This appliance complies with all This appliance contains the coolant relevant legal safety requirements. Isobutane (R600a), a natural gas Inappropriate use can however lead which is very environment friendly. to personal injury and damage to Although it is flammable, it does not property.
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions Before connecting the appliance to Installation work, maintenance and the mains supply, make sure that repairs may only be carried out by the rating on the data plate suitably qualified and competent corresponds to the voltage and persons to ensure safety.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Do not take ice cubes out with your Observe the "use by" dates given bare hands and never place ice on food to avoid the risk of food cubes or ice lollies in your mouth poisoning. Storage times will depend straight from the freezer.
  • Page 9: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance The appliance is designed for use within certain climate ranges Before disposing of an old (ambient temperatures). It must not be appliance first make the door latch used in ranges for which it is not or lock unusable.
  • Page 10: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy consumption Increased energy consumption Installation site In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, unventilated room. Protected from direct sunlight. In direct sunlight. Not situated near to a heat source Situated near to a heat source (radiator, oven).
  • Page 11 How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Defrosting Defrost the freezer when a layer of A layer of ice hinders the cold ice one centimetre thick has built from reaching the frozen food, and causes an increase in energy consumption.
  • Page 12: Operation

    Operation Before using for the first time Switching off the alarm ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and the accessories with luke warm water and a little washing up liquid and then dry using a soft cloth. Important: To ensure correct ^ Press the alarm button.
  • Page 13: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Operation 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 at the mains, ^ withdraw the plug (pull on the plug and not the cable), ^ defrost and clean the appliance out ^ leave the door ajar to air the...
  • Page 14: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Temperature selection It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the The temperature is set with the freezer. Micro organisms will cause temperature dial. food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
  • Page 15: Temperature Display

    The correct temperature Temperature display During normal operation the temperature display on the control panel shows the temperature in the warmest part of the appliance. Ranges of temperatures rather than individual temperatures are shown. This means that the temperatures displayed are approximate.
  • Page 16: Alarm

    Alarm Switching the alarm tone off Your appliance has been fitted with a warning system which ensures that the early temperature in the freezer cannot rise The alarm stops and the indicator light unnoticed. It is always active. An alarm goes out once the set temperature will sound and the alarm indicator light range has been reached.
  • Page 17: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Freezing fresh food Switching on super freeze Fresh food should be frozen as quickly When freezing small quantities of food as possible. This way the nutritional in the freezer the super freeze function value of the food, its vitamin content, should be switched on 4 - 6 hours appearance and taste are not impaired.
  • Page 18: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Home freezing To ensure that fresh food placed in the Only freeze fresh food which is in a freezer freezes through to the core as good condition. quickly as possible, the maximum freezing capacity must not be Hints on home freezing exceeded.
  • Page 19: Packing

    Freezing and storing food – Do not season fresh foods or - bin bags blanched vegetables before - plastic carrier bags freezing. Only season cooked food lightly before freezing but care Before placing food in the freezer should be taken as the taste of some ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of spices alters when frozen.
  • Page 20: Freezer Calendar

    Freezing and storing food Freezer calendar Defrosting The freezer calendar on the freezer Frozen food can be defrosted in drawer gives the length of time which different ways: various foods can be stored for – in the microwave oven, effectively. –...
  • Page 21: Ice Cubes

    Freezing and storing food Ice cubes Freezer tray (with or without release button The freezer tray is useful for freezing depending on model) small items such as berries and vegetables. They can be frozen individually and therefore maintain their shape when defrosted. ^ Press down the release button on the ice cube tray and fill the tray with wa- ter.
  • Page 22: Ice Pack

    Freezing and storing food Ice pack (depending on model) The ice pack prevents the temperature in the freezer rising too quickly in the event of a power cut. Place the ice pack in the upper drawer directly on top of food or to save space on the freezer tray.
  • Page 23: Defrosting

    Defrosting The freezer does not defrost To defrost automatically because frozen food must Carry out the defrosting procedure not be allowed to defrost. as quickly as possible if food has In normal use ice and frost will form on not been placed in another freezer. the evaporator plates.
  • Page 24 Defrosting After defrosting ^ Take the bottom drawer out of the appliance and empty it. ^ Use a sponge or towel to soak up any water from defrosting still in the appliance. ^ Clean the freezer and then dry it thoroughly.
  • Page 25: Cleaning And Care

    Make sure that no water can E-Cloth penetrate into the electronic unit. ^ A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from the Miele UK Spare Parts Never use steam cleaning Department, Part Number 980 13530, apparatus to defrost or clean the which is suitable for cleaning appliance.
  • Page 26: After Cleaning

    Cleaning and care After cleaning ^ Close the door, and switch the appliance on. ^ Switch on the super freeze function so that the freezer can get down to temperature quickly. The super freeze indicator light will come on. ^ Once the freezer has reached the required temperature place the food back in the drawers and place them back in the freezer.
  • Page 27: Problem Solving Guide

    -15 C temperature display..the temperature is too low. ^ Turn the temperature dial to a setting There is a fault. Call the Miele Service closer to "0". Department. ^ The super freeze function has not been switched off.
  • Page 28 If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, then contact the Miele Service Department To prevent unecessary loss of temperature it is advisable not to open the door while waiting for the...
  • Page 29: 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 30: Service Department

    In the event of a fault which you cannot correct yourself, or if the appliance is under guarantee, please contact: – Your Miele Dealer – The Miele Service Department (see back cover for address). When contacting your Dealer or the Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.
  • Page 31: 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 accordance with local and is lost, the plug must not be used until a national safety regulations.
  • Page 32: Installation

    The appliance housing unit must be constructed to allow sufficient space Location for ventilation. Miele kitchen units are designed to provide this ventilation. The appliance should be installed in a dry well ventilated room.
  • Page 33: Building Into A Peninsular Run

    Installation Building into a peninsular run When built into a peninsular run the rear of the building-in niche must be fitted with a kitchen panel. If the old appliance had a different hinging system If the old appliance had a different type of hinging the furniture door can still be used.
  • Page 34: Building In Dimensions

    Building in dimensions Appliance height [mm] Niche height [mm] Appliance F 456 i-2 1393 1397 – 1410...
  • Page 35: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging Before building the appliance in, decide on which side the door is to be hinged. If left-hand door hinging is required, follow these instructions to change it over. ^ Unscrew and remove screws a. Do not close up the hinges. Danger of injury.
  • Page 36 Changing the door hinging ^ Fit the appliance door onto the previously fitted screws a, and then tighten the screws. ^ Refit the covers b.
  • Page 37: Building In The Appliance

    Building in the appliance Preparing the appliance All building-in instructions given are for a right-hand hinged appliance. If you have converted the appliance to left-hand hinging, you will need to adapt these instructions accordingly. Aligning the housing unit ^ Fit cover strip a into position and secure it with screws b.
  • Page 38 Building in the appliance ^ Push the hinged side of the Building in the appliance appliance to the furniture wall. ^ Push the appliance into its housing ^ Align the appliance by altering the unit. When doing this, make sure that the height of the adjustable feet using the spanner supplied f.
  • Page 39: Fitting A Furniture Door

    Building in the appliance – screw two 4 x 19 mm long chip board screws b loosely into the middle of the long slot on the plastic bracket and then turn the plastic bracket downwards, – Align cover strip d so that it is parallel to the housing unit ceiling.
  • Page 40 Building in the appliance ^ Whilst counterholding adjusting bolts b with a screwdriver, tighten nuts a at the top of the appliance door. ^ Hang the furniture door onto adjusting bolts a. ^ Loosely attach the nuts b on the adjusting bolts.
  • Page 41 Building in the appliance (On large or divided doors, attach a second pair of fixing brackets a in the handle region of the door. Use the pre-drilled holes in the appliance door). ^ Securing the appliance door to the furniture door: –...
  • Page 44 Alteration rights reserved / 2105 M.-Nr. 06 151 240 / 03 F 456 i-2...