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Miele FN 4857 S Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
Frost free freezer
FN 4457 S
FN 4657 S
FN 4857 S
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance, it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed or used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 06 522 921


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost free freezer FN 4457 S FN 4657 S FN 4857 S To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed or used for the first time.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Cleaning and care ..........23 Cleaning the outer casing, the interior and accessories .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to 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 c Freezer drawers with a Frost free system freezer calendar b Freezer tray d 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 Cool pack ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and Place the cool pack in the top drawer the accessories with warm water and or, to save space, on the freezer tray. a little washing up liquid, and then The cool pack will be at its most dry with a soft cloth.
  • Page 13: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the The temperature is set with the appliance. Micro-organisms will cause temperature selector. food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
  • Page 14: 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 15: 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 16: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Do not store food in the "inactive" To ensure that fresh food placed in the drawers. The temperature is not freezer freezes through to the core as controlled in these drawers and food quickly as possible, the maximum stored in them would soon freezing capacity must not be...
  • Page 17: Storing Frozen Food

    Freezing and storing food Storing frozen food Home freezing When buying frozen food to store in Only freeze fresh food which is in a your freezer, check good condition. – that the packaging is not damaged, Hints on home freezing –...
  • Page 18: 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 2 kg of spices alters when frozen.
  • Page 19: Freezer Calendar

    Freezing and storing food ^ Make sure that the packaging and Use the markers to indicate the type of containers are dry to prevent them food being frozen, and turn the dials to sticking together when frozen. the appropriate number to show the month in which it was first placed in the When freezing, make sure that food freezer.
  • Page 20: Ice Cube Tray

    Freezing and storing food Freezer tray Never re-freeze partially or fully The freezer tray is useful for freezing defrosted food. Consume defrosted small items such as berries and food as soon as possible as it will vegetables. They can be frozen lose its nutritional value and spoil if individually and therefore maintain their left for too long.
  • Page 21: 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 in the freezer tray to save space.
  • Page 22: 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 23: Cleaning And Care

    E-cloth Never use cleaning agents A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from containing abrasive substances the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, such as sand, soda, acids or which is suitable for cleaning surfaces chemical solvents. such as stainless steel, glass, plastic "Non-abrasive"...
  • Page 24: Ventilation Gaps

    Cleaning and care Ventilation gaps After cleaning ^ The ventilation gaps should be ^ Close the appliance door, insert the cleaned regularly with a brush or plug in the socket and switch the vacuum cleaner. A build-up of dust appliance back on. will increase the energy consumption ^ Switch on the Super freeze function of the appliance.
  • Page 25: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the fuse is not defective . . . the alarm sounds and the alarm and that the mains fuse has not indicator light flashes. blown. If it has, contact the Miele Ser- vice Department. The temperature in the freezer is too warm, because .
  • Page 26 If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, please contact the Miele Service Department. To prevent unnecessary loss of temperature it is advisable not to open the door while waiting for the...
  • Page 27: 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 28: 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 29: 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 strict accordance with current is lost, the plug must not be used until a local and national safety regulations suitable replacement is obtained.
  • Page 30: Installation

    Installation Do not place any appliance which Climate range Ambient room temperature gives off heat, such as a toaster or microwave oven, on top of this +10 °C to +32 °C +16 °C to +32 °C appliance, as this would increase +18 °C to +38 °C the appliance’s energy consumption.
  • Page 31: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation Aligning the appliance ^ To align the appliance adjust the feet using the spanner supplied.
  • Page 32: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging ^ Remove the cover caps from the The appliance is supplied left hand hinged. If right hand door hinging is opposite side, and fit them into the required, follow the instructions below. empty holes. Removing the door handle: Changing over the door: ^ Open the appliance door.
  • Page 33 Changing the door hinging In the following illustration the door is not shown in the closed position to make it easier to see what happens next. ^ Open the door, tilt it downwards and take it off. Take care not to lose washer a.
  • Page 34 Changing the door hinging Refitting the handle: It is important to check that the side section of the handle d does not Please make sure you follow the instructions below carefully when come into contact with the door seal you refit the handle. The door seal when opening the door, as this will be damaged if the handle is would damage the door seal...
  • Page 35: Building In The Appliance

    Building in the appliance The air inlet and outlet must not be covered or blocked in any way. They should be dusted on a regular basis. When built into a kitchen run (max. depth 580 mm) the appliance can be installed directly next to a kitchen furniture housing unit.
  • Page 36 Alteration rights reserved / 4805 M.-Nr. 06 522 921 / 00 en - GB FN 4457 S, FN 4657 S, FN 4857 S...

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