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Miele FN 1432 S Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
Frost free freezer
FN 1432 S
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance, it is
essential to read these operating instructions
before it is installed or used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 06 196 730


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost free freezer FN 1432 S To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these operating instructions before it is installed or used for the first time. M.-Nr. 06 196 730...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Cool pack............22 Defrosting .
  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance a Alarm off button and indicator light c Super freeze button and indicator light b Temperature display d On-Off and temperature selector dial e Frost free system g Freezer drawers with freezer calendar f Freezer tray h 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 Improper use can, however, present which is environmentally friendly. a risk of both personal injury and Although it is flammable, it does not material damage.
  • 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 in accordance with national frequency of the household supply.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Do not store explosive materials in the appliance or any products Never handle frozen food with wet containing propellants (e.g. spray hands. Your hands may freeze to cans). Thermostats switching on may the frozen food. Danger of frost burn. produce sparks which could present a Do not take ice cubes out with your fire hazard.
  • 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), and should not appliance, first make the door latch be used outside this range. The climate 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: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching off the alarm ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and the accessories with warm water and a little washing up liquid, and then dry with a soft cloth. ^ Press the alarm off button.
  • Page 13 Switching on and off If, during a long absence, the appliance is switched off but not cleaned out and the door is left shut, mould and odours are likely to build up inside the appliance.
  • Page 14: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature It is very important to set the correct – the higher the ambient temperature temperature for storing food in the surrounding the appliance. appliance. Micro-organisms will cause The appliance is designed for use in food which is not stored at the correct specific ambient temperatures 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 Activating the alarm system Your appliance has been fitted with a warning system which ensures that the The alarm system is always active. It temperature in the freezer cannot rise does not have to be switched on unnoticed. An alarm will sound and the manually.
  • 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 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 ^ Make a note of the contents and the – Do not season fresh foods or blanched vegetables before date of freezing on the packaging. 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 1 kg of spices alters when frozen.
  • Page 20: Freezer Calendar

    Freezing and storing food month the food was first placed in the When freezing, make sure that food freezer. already frozen does not come into contact with fresh food being frozen Defrosting as this could cause the frozen food Frozen food can be defrosted in to begin to defrost.
  • 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: Cool Pack

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

    Defrosting This freezer 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 24: Cleaning

    E-Cloth apparatus to clean the appliance. ^ A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available Pressurised steam could reach the from the Miele UK Spare Parts electrical components and cause a Department, which is suitable for short circuit. cleaning surfaces such as stainless...
  • Page 25: Metal Grille At The Back Of The Appliance

    Cleaning Metal grille at the back of the appliance The metal grille at the back of the appliance (heat exchanger) should be dusted at least once a year. A build-up of dust will increase the energy consumption of the appliance. When cleaning the grille, make sure that the pipework and other components do not get broken or...
  • Page 26: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check whether a thick layer of ice and that the mains fuse has not has built up. If it has, then the blown. If it has, contact the Miele Ser- appliance will need defrosting. vice Department..the alarm sounds and the alarm .
  • Page 27 Department. Depending on the having followed these suggestions, temperature in the freezer, you should check the condition of the please contact the Miele Service Department. food. If food has defrosted or started to defrost check that it is still safe to...
  • Page 28: 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 29: After Sales Service

    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 30: 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 31: Installation

    Installation Ventilation Appliances without side wall heating Air at the back of the appliance gets must not be installed "side-by-side" warm. To ensure sufficient ventilation, next to another refrigerator or the ventilation grilles must not be freezer. covered over. The air inlet and outlet must not be covered or blocked in any way.
  • Page 32: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging ^ Use the spanner supplied to unscrew The appliance is supplied right-hand upper hinge pin d and refit it on the hinged. If left-hand door hinging is required follow these instructions. other side. ^ Remove stoppers f, and unscrew handle e.
  • Page 33: Building Under

    Building under The appliance can be pushed underneath a worktop run. If this is done, then the top lid to the appliance may need to be removed: ^ Remove screws a from the rear of the appliance. ^ Lift the appliance lid up at the rear and then pull it towards the front of the appliance to remove it.
  • Page 36 Alteration rights reserved / 1705 M.-Nr. 06 196 730 / 02 gb / GB FN 1432 S...