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Operating and installation instructions
F 9212 i
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. 07 021 360



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Freezer F 9212 i 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. 07 021 360...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Electrical connection ..........30 Installation .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a Alarm off button and c Super freeze button and indicator indicator light light b Temperature display d On/Off and temperature selector dial a Freezer drawers...
  • 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 Correct application This appliance complies with all This appliance is intended for relevant legal safety requirements. domestic use only, to store deep Improper use of the appliance can, frozen food, freeze fresh food, and to however, present a risk of both make ice.
  • Page 7: Technical Safety

    - contact the Service Department for of or inadequacy of an effective advice. earthing system (e.g. electric shock). If the connection cable is faulty it must only be replaced by a Miele approved service technician to protect the user from danger.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Safe operation of the appliance is In countries where there are areas only assured if it has been installed which may be subject to infestation and connected in accordance with by cockroaches or other vermin, pay these operating and installation particular attention to keeping the instructions.
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Do not store cans or bottles Do not use any oils or grease on containing carbonated drinks or the door seal, as these will cause liquids which could freeze in the freezer the seal to deteriorate and become section.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old freezer Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door latch or lock unusable. This way you will prevent children from accidentally locking themselves in and endangering their lives. Disconnect it from the mains, cut off the cable directly behind the appliance, and render any plug unusable.
  • Page 11: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption 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 12 How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Defrosting Defrost the freezer compartment A layer of ice hinders the cold when a layer of ice 0.5 cm thick from reaching the frozen food, and has built up. causes an increase in energy consumption.
  • Page 13: 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 luke warm water or, to save space, on the freezer tray. and a little washing-up liquid, and The cool pack will be at its most then dry with a soft cloth.
  • Page 14: 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 using the appliance. Micro-organisms will cause temperature dial. food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
  • Page 15: 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 16: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Switch the Super freeze function on Switching off Super freeze before putting fresh food into the The Super freeze function will switch off freezer. automatically after approx. 65 hours. This helps food to freeze quickly and The indicator light will go out and the retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours appliance will run at normal power and appearance.
  • Page 17: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Storing frozen food To ensure that fresh food placed in the When buying frozen food to store in freezer section freezes through to the your freezer, check core as quickly as possible, the –...
  • Page 18: Home Freezing

    Freezing and storing food Home freezing lightly before freezing, but care should be taken as the taste of some Only freeze fresh food which is in a spices alters when frozen. good condition. – Do not place hot foods or drinks in Hints on home freezing the freezer.
  • Page 19: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Freezing and storing food Freezing large items Before placing food in the freezer ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of If you wish to freeze large items such fresh food, switch on the Super as a turkey or game, the glass cold freeze function for some time before plates between the drawers can be placing the food in the freezer (see...
  • Page 20: Ice Cubes

    Freezing and storing food Cooling drinks Most vegetables can be cooked while still frozen. Just put straight into boiling When cooling drinks quickly, make sure water or hot fat. The cooking time is bottles are not left in the freezer for slightly less than that of fresh more than one hour, as they could vegetables due to changes in the cell...
  • 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 The Appliance

    Defrosting the appliance In normal use, ice and frost will form in To defrost the freezer. If allowed to accumulate, Carry out the defrosting procedure this will impair the efficiency of the freezer and increase the consumption as quickly as possible if food has not been placed in another freezer.
  • Page 23 Defrosting the appliance After defrosting ^ Use a sponge or towel to soak up any water from defrosting still in the appliance. ^ Clean the appliance, and then dry it thoroughly. ^ Close the appliance door, insert the plug in the socket and switch the appliance back on.
  • Page 24: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the interior and Never use cleaning agents accessories containing abrasive substances Use warm water with a little washing up such as sand, soda, acids, chlorides liquid. Wash all accessories and or chemical solvents. drawers by hand only. Do not wash in a "Non-abrasive"...
  • Page 25: 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 cool down quickly. The indicator light will come on. ^ Once the temperature in the freezer is sufficiently low, place the food back in the freezer drawers and put them back in the freezer.
  • Page 26: Problem Solving Guide

    ^ Check that the fuse is not defective The temperature in the freezer is too and that the mains fuse has not warm, because blown. If it has, contact the Miele Service Department. ^ a large amount of food has been frozen at once without switching on .
  • Page 27 If food has defrosted or started to defrost, check that it is still please contact the Miele Service Department. safe to use, and if so, use it as quickly as possible. Defrosted food may only be re-frozen after it has been cooked.
  • 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 strict accordance with current is lost, the plug must not be used until a local and national safety regulations suitable replacement is obtained.
  • Page 31: Installation

    Installation Ventilation This appliance must be built in, Air at the back of the appliance gets otherwise it could tip up. warm. The appliance housing unit must be constructed to allow sufficient space Location for ventilation. The appliance should be installed in a A ventilation gap of at least 38 mm dry, well-ventilated room.
  • Page 32: Before Installation

    Installation Before installation ^ Before installation remove the cover strip, sealing strip and other accessories from inside the appliance and from the external rear wall of the appliance. ^ On no account should the spacers be removed from the back of the appliance.
  • Page 33: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions [mm] ³ 2 0 0 5 6 8 5 6 0 - ³ 200 cm Niche height [mm] F 9212 i 874 - 890...
  • Page 34: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging ^ Replace the appliance door on lower Before building the appliance in, you hinge pin e. will need to decide on which side the door is to be hinged. If left hand door ^ Insert upper hinge pin c into the hinging is required, follow the outer hole in hinge plate d, and instructions below.
  • Page 35: 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. Building into a peninsular run When built into a peninsular run, the rear of the building in niche must be ^ Slide cover strip a into the holder as...
  • Page 36 Building in the appliance ^ Align the appliance height from above Building in the appliance on both sides using adjusting screw ^ Plug the gap between the appliance and the furniture wall on the door opening side with sealing strip g. Press the sealing strip into the gap starting at the bottom, and cut to length so that it fits snugly to the...
  • Page 37 Building in the appliance ^ Replace cover a, and cap all the Securing the appliance and holes with stoppers l and m. fitting the furniture door ^ Secure door fixings n to the appliance door with screw o (3.9 x 9.5 mm), to suit the position of the handle.
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