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Miele KFN 8562 SD ed Operating And Installation Instructions

Frost free fridge freezer with dynamic cooling
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Operating and installation instructions
Frost free fridge freezer
with Dynamic cooling
KFN 8562 SD ed
KFN 8762 SD ed
KFN 8763 SD ed
KFN 8962 SD ed
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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. 06 208 653

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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost free fridge freezer with Dynamic cooling KFN 8562 SD ed KFN 8762 SD ed KFN 8763 SD ed KFN 8962 SD ed To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

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  • Page 3 Contents Freezing and storing food ......... . 26 Maximum freezing capacity.
  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance a On button for switching the whole g Master switch for switching appliance on and the whole appliance on and off On/Off button for independently h Freezer section temperature display switching the refrigerator section on i Freezer section and off temperature selector buttons b Refrigerator section temperature...
  • Page 5 Description of the appliance l Fan m Butter and cheese compartment n Egg tray o Interior lighting p Bottle rack q Shelves r Condensate channel and drain hole s Door shelves t Fruit and vegetable containers u Divider* v Freezer drawers with freezer calendar w Marker system for frozen food * depending on model...
  • Page 6: Miele{Home

    Miele{home Optional accessory The Miele|home system gives you the ability to check information about your appliance at any time. For example, if a temperature alarm, power cut or other fault message occurs, this information will be relayed directly to the Miele|home system.
  • Page 7: 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 8: 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 9 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 current frequency of the household supply.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Do not allow children to play with Observe the "use by" dates given the appliance, for example to climb on food to avoid the risk of food inside the drawers or to swing on the poisoning. door.
  • Page 11: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance Do not block the ventilation gaps in the appliance as this would impair Before disposing of an old the efficiency of the appliance, increase appliance, first make the door latch the electricity consumption and could or lock unusable.
  • Page 12: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Installation 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 13 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 14: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time You can also switch the whole appliance on by pressing the On/Off The stainless steel surface has a layer button for the refrigerator section on the of protective foil to prevent scratching left hand side of the control panel.
  • Page 15: Safety Lock

    Switching on and off ^ Press the Super freeze button to save The refrigerator section temperature display goes out and the refrigerator the setting. section switches off. The safety lock indicator light will light up when the safety lock has been To switch the refrigerator section on activated.
  • Page 16: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature . . . in the freezer section It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the To freeze fresh food and to store frozen appliance. Micro-organisms will cause food for a long time, a temperature food which is not stored at the correct colder than -18 °C is required.
  • Page 17: Temperature Range

    The correct temperature After setting the temperature you can appliance may not reach the lowest see the following information in the temperature. display by pressing the buttons: Temperature displays – When first pressed, the last temperature selected flashes. During normal operation the temperature displays on the control –...
  • Page 18: Temperature Display Brightness

    The correct temperature Temperature display brightness The electronics will then switch over to normal operation after a couple of The appliance is supplied with the minutes. brightness of the temperature display set as low as possible. However, if the door is opened, a setting changed or if the alarm is sounding, the temperature display will appear much brighter for approx.
  • Page 19: Alarm

    Alarm Switching on 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 section does not have to be switched on cannot rise unnoticed. manually.
  • Page 20: Using Super Cool, Super Freeze And Dynamic Cooling

    Using Super cool, Super freeze and Dynamic cooling Super cool Freezing fresh food The Super cool function can be used to Fresh food should be frozen as quickly rapidly reduce the temperature in the as possible. This way the nutritional refrigerator section to its lowest setting value of the food, its vitamin content, (depending on the room temperature).
  • Page 21: Super Freeze

    Using Super cool, Super freeze and Dynamic cooling Super freeze Switching off Super freeze Switch the Super freeze function on Depending on the amount of food before putting fresh food into the placed in the freezer section the Super freezer section. freeze function will switch off automatically after approx.
  • Page 22: Dynamic Cooling M

    Using Super cool, Super freeze and Dynamic cooling Dynamic cooling m Switching off Dynamic cooling ^ Press the Dynamic cooling button When the Dynamic cooling function is m. The Dynamic cooling indicator not switched on, the natural circulation of air in the appliance will cause light will go out.
  • Page 23: Using The Refrigerator Efficiently

    Using the refrigerator efficiently Different storage zones Do not store explosive materials in Due to the natural circulation of the air the appliance or any products in the appliance, there are different containing propellants (e.g. spray temperature zones in the refrigerator. cans).
  • Page 24: Storing Food Correctly

    Using the refrigerator efficiently Storing food correctly Unpacked meats and vegetables Store food covered or packaged. This Different types of unpacked meats and will prevent food smells or tastes from vegetables must be kept separate. To affecting other foods, and prevent food avoid any microbiological from drying out and also any cross-contamination, these foods may...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Interior Fittings

    Adjusting the interior fittings Moving the shelves Adjusting the door shelves ^ Push the door shelf upwards, then The shelves can be adjusted according to the height of the food. remove it by pulling it forwards. ^ Raise the shelf at the front, pull it out ^ Replace the door shelf at the half way, and then lift it out.
  • Page 26: 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 good freezer freezes through to the core as condition. quickly as possible, the maximum freezing capacity must not be Hints on home freezing exceeded.
  • Page 27: 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 section spices alters when frozen.
  • Page 28: 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 indicate the month the food was first placed in the When freezing, make sure that food freezer.
  • Page 29: Ice Cubes

    Freezing and storing food Cooling drinks Never re-freeze partially or fully Drinks are best cooled quickly in the defrosted food. Consume defrosted refrigerator section using the Super food as soon as possible as it will cool function. If bottles are, however, lose its nutritional value and spoil if placed in the freezer section for rapid left for too long.
  • Page 30: Cool Pack

    Freezing and storing food Cool pack (depending on model) The cool 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 31: Defrosting

    Defrosting Refrigerator section Freezer section Condensate and frost can build up on This freezer is equipped with a "Frost the back wall of the refrigerator section free" system. The freezer section whilst it is in use. These are defrosts automatically. automatically removed and defrosted The moisture generated in the by the appliance.
  • Page 32: Cleaning And Care

    E-Cloth Before cleaning ^ A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available ^ Switch the appliance off by pressing from the Miele UK Spare Parts Department which is suitable for the master switch, switching off at the cleaning surfaces such as stainless wall socket and removing the plug.
  • Page 33: Ventilation Gaps

    Cleaning and care Ventilation gaps After cleaning ^ The ventilation gaps should be ^ Replace all shelves and accessories cleaned regularly with a brush or in the refrigerator section. vacuum cleaner. A build-up of dust ^ Place food back in the refrigerator will increase the energy consumption section, close the appliance doors, of the appliance.
  • Page 34: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the fuse is not defective ^ Check whether, the metal grille (heat and that the mains fuse has not blown. If it has, contact the Miele Ser- exchanger) at the back of the vice Department. appliance has become too dusty.
  • Page 35 Problem solving guide . . . the frozen food is thawing . . . a bar is lit up or flashing in the because the freezer section is too temperature displays. warm. Check the temperature displays about ^ Is the room temperature lower than 6 hours after switching on the the ambient temperature for which appliance.
  • Page 36 If you still cannot remedy the fault this is applicable. 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 appliance to be serviced.
  • Page 37: 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 38: 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 39: 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 (BS 7671 in suitable replacement is obtained.
  • Page 40: Installation

    Installation Climate range Do not place any appliance which The appliance is designed for use gives off heat, such as a toaster or within certain climate ranges (ambient microwave oven, on top of this temperatures), and should not be used appliance, as this would increase outside this range.
  • Page 41: Installation

    Installation Installation ^ Remove any cable clips from the back of the appliance. ^ Check that all parts at the back of the appliance are unhindered. Carefully remove any hindrance. ^ Carefully push the appliance into position. The appliance can be placed directly against a wall.
  • Page 42: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging ^ Remove the cover caps from the The appliance is supplied right hand hinged. If left hand door hinging is opposite side, and fit them into the required, follow the instructions below. empty holes. Removing the door handles: Changing over the doors: ^ Open the lower door.
  • Page 43 Changing the door hinging ^ Remove spacer p with a screwdriver and refit it on the opposite side. ^ Remove plugs q from the door bearing bushes in the doors and refit on the opposite side. ^ Hang the door on hinge pin j and then close the appliance door.
  • Page 44 Changing the door hinging ^ With the lower door open, secure cover b to the front of the plinth In the following illustration the lower door is not shown in the closed fascia. position to make it easier to see what happens next.
  • Page 45 Changing the door hinging It is important to check that the side section of the handle d does not come into contact with the door seal when opening the door, as this would damage the door seal permanently. If, after you have refitted the handle, you find that the side section does touch the door seal when the door is opened:...
  • Page 46: 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 48 Alteration rights reserved / 1606 M.-Nr. 06 208 653 / 00 en / GB KFN 8562 SD ed, KFN 8762 SD ed, KFN 8763 SD ed, KFN 8962 SD ed...