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Operating instructions

for dishwashers
To avoid the risk of accidents or
en - AU
damage to the appliance, it is
essential to read these instructions
as well as the installation plan before
it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 09 522 740


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions for dishwashers To avoid the risk of accidents or en - AU damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these instructions as well as the installation plan before it is installed and used for the first time. M.-Nr.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 5 Appliance overview .
  • Page 3 Contents Operation ............36 Detergent .
  • Page 4 The Miele Waterproof system ........
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance Appliance overview a Upper spray arm (not visible) g Filter combination b Cutlery tray (depending on model) h Data plate c Upper basket i Child safety lock in door grip (not visible) d Middle spray arm j Rinse aid reservoir e Air inlet for drying k Dual compartment detergent...
  • Page 6: Control Panel

    These Operating instructions apply to several different dishwasher models with different heights. The specific dishwasher models below are referred to as follows: Standard = 80.5 cm high dishwashers (integrated) and 84.5 cm high dishwashers (freestanding) = 84.5 cm high dishwashers...
  • Page 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    The dishwasher is designed exclusively for cleaning domestic crockery and cutlery. Any other usage is at the owner's risk. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including...
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children Young children must not be allowed to use this appliance. Older children may only use the appliance when its operation has been clearly explained to them and they are able to use it safely, recognising the dangers of misuse.
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety Before installation, check the dishwasher for visible signs of damage. Under no circumstances should you use a damaged dishwasher. A damaged dishwasher could be dangerous. The dishwasher must only be plugged into the electricity supply via a suitable switched socket.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Before connecting the appliance, check that the connection data on the data plate (voltage and rated load) match the mains electricity supply. If in any doubt, consult a qualified electrician. The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed when continuity is complete between it and an effective earthing system.
  • Page 11 The Waterproof system will work even if the appliance is switched off. However, the appliance must remain connected to the electricity supply. A damaged dishwasher could be dangerous. If the dishwasher gets damaged, switch it off at the mains immediately and call Miele.
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions Unauthorised repairs could result in unforeseen dangers for the user, for which Miele cannot accept liability. Repairs should only be undertaken by a Miele approved service technician. Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele original spare parts.
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions Correct installation The dishwasher must be installed and connected in compliance with the installation instructions. Be careful when installing the dishwasher. Wear protective gloves to avoid injury on any sharp metal components. The dishwasher must be correctly aligned to ensure problem-free operation.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Do not use solvents in the dishwasher. Danger of explosion! Avoid inhalation of powder detergents. Dishwasher detergents contain irritant or corrosive ingredients which can cause burning in the nose, mouth and throat if swallowed, or inhibit breathing. Consult a doctor immediately if detergent has been swallowed or inhaled.
  • Page 15 Inadvertently filling the salt reservoir with powder or liquid dishwasher detergent will damage the water softener. Miele recommends using specially designed dishwasher salt to maximize the performance of your dishwasher and to prevent a build-up of calcium and limescale in the dishwasher cabinet, especially if you live in a hard water area.
  • Page 16 Accessories Only use genuine Miele spare parts and accessories with this dishwasher. If spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers are used, this will invalidate the warranty, and Miele cannot accept liability. Disposal of your old dishwasher Make the door lock inoperative so that children cannot accidentally shut themselves in.
  • Page 17: Caring For The Environment

    – Polyethylene (PE) protective wrap stored for disposal. Rather than just throwing these To enable sorting by type of plastic for materials away, please ensure they are recycling, all plastic parts of the recycled. appliance are labelled with international standard symbols.
  • Page 18: Energy Saving Dishwashing

    Caring for the environment Energy saving dishwashing This dishwasher is exceptionally economical in its use of water and electricity. You can make the most of your appliance by following these tips: ^ If your household water system is suitable, this dishwasher can be connected to a hot water supply for further economies.
  • Page 19: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time To open the door Safety lock ^ Reach under the handle and pull the Use the safety lock to prevent children opening the dishwasher door. door open. ^ To lock the door, push the slide If the door is opened during operation, all functions are automatically underneath the door grip to the right.
  • Page 20: Water Softener

    Before using for the first time Water softener The dishwasher is set at the factory for a hardness level of 0.2 mmol/l In order to achieve good cleaning (1 °d). results, the dishwasher needs to operate with soft water. Hard water If this setting corresponds to the results in the build-up of calcium hardness of your water, you do not...
  • Page 21: Programming The Water Hardness Level

    Before using for the first time The characters "p 1" will flash one after Programming the water hardness level the other in the display. This means that the water hardness Each time a button is pressed, one of level has been set at 1 °d (0.2 mmol/l) the indicator lights will flash and light (factory setting).
  • Page 22: To Call Up The Water Hardness Level In The Display

    Before using for the first time To call up the water hardness level in the display °d mmol/l °f Value (German displayed ^ Switch the dishwasher off with the scale) On/Off button K. ^ Press the Start/Stop button in and, whilst holding it in, switch the dishwasher on using the On/Off button K.
  • Page 23: Before Using The Appliance For The First Time, You Require

    Dishwasher salt can be purchased previously. online at (depending on country) or directly from Miele. Do not use other salts Filling the salt reservoir such as cooking salt, agricultural grade or gritting salt. These may If the water in your area is very soft...
  • Page 24: Insufficient Salt Indicator

    Before using for the first time ^ Remove the lower basket and Insufficient salt indicator unscrew the salt reservoir cap. ^ Fill the salt reservoir with dishwasher salt when the salt indicator light Water or saline solution will run out comes on (If it comes on during a of the reservoir when the cap is programme, wait until the end of the...
  • Page 25: Switching Off The Refill Indicators

    Before using for the first time Switching off the refill indicators The flashing sequence in the time display will show whether the refill If you use combination products and do indicators are switched on or off: not want the refill indicators for salt and –...
  • Page 26: Rinse Aid

    Before using for the first time Rinse aid Adding rinse aid Rinse aid is necessary to ensure water does not cling and leave marks on crockery during the drying phase and helps crockery dry faster after it has been washed. Rinse aid is poured into the storage reservoir and the amount set is dispensed automatically.
  • Page 27: Rinse Aid Indicator

    Before using for the first time Rinse aid indicator When the light comes on, the reservoir contains sufficient rinse aid for 2 - 3 programmes only. ^ Add rinse aid in plenty of time. If you use combination products and do not want the refill indicators for salt and detergent to be displayed, you can switch off both indicators...
  • Page 28: Setting The Rinse Aid Dosage

    Before using for the first time ^ Switch the dishwasher off with the Setting the rinse aid dosage On/Off button K. You can adjust the rinse aid dosage for ^ Press the Start/Stop button in and, best results. whilst holding it in, switch the The rinse aid dosage can be set from dishwasher on using the On/Off approx.
  • Page 29: Loading The Dishwasher

    Loading the dishwasher Note – Wide based items should be placed at an angle so that water can run off Remove coarse food residues from them freely. crockery. – The spray arms must not be blocked There is no need to rinse items under by items which are too tall or hang running water.
  • Page 30: Items Not Suitable For Dishwashers

    Loading the dishwasher Items not suitable for We recommend: dishwashers: – When purchasing new crockery and cutlery, make sure they are – Wooden cutlery and crockery or dishwasher-proof. items with wooden parts: these may discolour and fade. The glue used in –...
  • Page 31: Upper Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Upper basket Cup rack (depending on model) ^ To make room for tall items, raise the For safety reasons, do not rack upwards. operate the dishwasher without the Glasses can be arranged along the upper and lower baskets in place. positioning rail of the cup rack to give them some support during the programme.
  • Page 32: Adjusting The Upper Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Adjusting the upper basket Depending on the setting of the upper basket, the following plate dimensions In order to gain more space for taller can be accommodated. pieces of crockery in the bottom or upper basket, the upper basket can be Dishwasher with cutlery tray adjusted on three levels with 2 cm (see data plate for model number)
  • Page 33: Lower Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Lower basket ^ For larger and heavier items such as plates, serving platters, saucepans, bowls, etc. You can also place glasses, cups, small plates and saucers in the lower basket. Do not place thin, delicate glassware in the lower basket. Heavily soiled items Dishwashers with cutlery tray ^ Place large platters and dishes in the...
  • Page 34: Cutlery

    Loading the dishwasher Cutlery Cutlery tray (depending on model) If spoon handles do not fit between the holders, lay them the other way round. ^ Arrange the cutlery in the tray as shown. To make unloading much easier, cutlery should be grouped in zones, one for knives, one for forks, one for spoons, etc.
  • Page 35: Cutlery Basket (Depending On Model)

    Loading the dishwasher Cutlery basket (depending on model) ^ Fit it onto the cutlery basket if required. The cutlery basket can be placed anywhere on the front rows of spikes in the lower basket. ^ In an appliance with a cutlery basket (depending on model) cutlery is cleaned and dried more efficiently if placed in the basket with the handles...
  • Page 36: Operation

    For optimum cleaning and drying remove coloured stains (e.g. tea, results, use Miele dishwasher coffee, tomato sauce). detergent and add Miele salt and Miele rinse aid separately. Most dishwasher detergents contain phosphate and are mildly alkaline with Under certain circumstances...
  • Page 37 Operation Dispensing Avoid inhalation of powder ^ Follow the dosage recommended by detergents. Dishwasher detergents the manufacturer on the packaging. contain irritant or corrosive ^ Unless directed otherwise, use one ingredients which can cause detergent tab or add 20 to 30 ml to burning in the nose, mouth and compartment II, depending on the throat if swallowed, or inhibit...
  • Page 38: Adding Detergent

    Operation Adding detergent For information Compartment I holds max. 10 ml, Compartment II holds max. 50 ml. There are markings in compartment II to assist with dispensing: 20, 30. The marks indicate a level of approx. 20 or 30 ml when the door is open in a horizontal position.
  • Page 39: Switching On

    Operation Switching on Starting the programme ^ Make sure the spray arms are not ^ Press the Start/Stop button. obstructed. The programme will begin. The ^ Close the door. indicator lights for "Start/Stop" and the programme selected will light up. ^ Turn on the tap if it is turned off.
  • Page 40: Time Display

    The dishwasher will not switch to The times shown in the Programme Standby mode whilst a programme chart refer to standard test loads and is running, if salt or rinse aid needs temperatures. to be refilled, or if there is a fault.
  • Page 41: At The End Of A Programme

    Operation At the end of a programme Switching off 0 appears in the time display when the At the end of a programme: programme has finished. ^ Switch the dishwasher off using the K button. The dishwasher can now be opened and unloaded.
  • Page 42: Interrupting A Programme

    Operation Interrupting a programme Changing a programme Operation is interrupted as soon as the If the detergent dispenser flap has door is opened. already opened, do not change the If the door is closed again, the programme. programme will continue from the point it was at before the door was opened.
  • Page 43: Additional Functions

    Additional functions ^ Switch the dishwasher on using the Turbo On/Off button K. The Turbo function is used to reduce the duration of programmes in which The Start/Stop indicator light will flash. this function is available. ^ Select a programme. In order to achieve optimum cleaning ^ Press the Turbo button.
  • Page 44: Delay Start

    Additional functions ^ Switch the dishwasher on using the Delay start On/Off button K. The start time of a programme can be delayed, e.g. to benefit from economy The Start/Stop indicator light will flash. rates of electricity. A Delay start time of ^ Select the programme required with between 30 minutes and 24 hours can the programme selector button.
  • Page 45 Additional functions The time starts counting down until the Starting a programme before the programme start time: in 1 hour steps delay start period has elapsed: for delay start periods of over 10 hours, A programme can be started before the and in minutes for delay start periods of delay start period has elapsed.
  • Page 46: Adjust Sensor Wash

    Additional functions Adjust Sensor wash The flashing sequence in the display shows what the current setting is. You can adjust the Sensor wash – "p 1": The Adjust Sensor wash programme so that it will remove stubborn soiling in a lightly soiled load. function is activated.
  • Page 47: Optimise Standby

    Additional functions ^ Switch the dishwasher off using the Optimise standby On/Off button K. To save energy, the dishwasher will ^ Press the Start/Stop button in and, switch to Standby mode a few minutes after the last time a button has been whilst holding it in, switch the pressed or a few minutes after the end dishwasher on using the On/Off...
  • Page 48: Factory Default

    Additional functions Factory default The flashing sequence in the display shows what the current setting is. If you have altered any settings from – "p 1": All settings are set to factory the factory default, you can re-set them back to the factory default settings as default settings.
  • Page 49: Cleaning And Care

    If, however, there are limescale or grease deposits in the cabinet, these can be removed with the Original Miele dishwasher conditioning agent (available from Miele or at, depending on country).
  • Page 50: Cleaning The Door Front

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the door front To avoid damaging the outer surface, do not use: Remove any soiling immediately. – cleaning agents containing soda, If not, it might become impossible to ammonia, acids or chlorides, remove and could cause the outer –...
  • Page 51: Cleaning The Filters In The Wash Cabinet

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the filters in the wash cabinet The filter combination in the base of the wash cabinet retains coarse soil from the suds solution, preventing it accessing the circulation system and re-entering the cabinet through the spray arms. This dishwasher must not be used without all the filters in place.
  • Page 52 Cleaning and care ^ Replace the filter combination so that To clean the inside of the filter, the flap must be opened: it lies flat in the base of the wash cabinet. ^ Press catches a together in the ^ Then turn the handle clockwise until direction of the arrows as shown, and open the filter b.
  • Page 53: Cleaning The Spray Arms

    Cleaning and care ^ Remove the lower basket. Cleaning the spray arms Particles of food can get stuck in the spray arm jets and bearings. The spray arms should therefore be inspected and cleaned regularly (approx. every 4 - 6 months). ^ Switch the dishwasher off.
  • Page 54: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide With the aid of the following guide, minor problems can be easily corrected without contacting Miele. This will save time and money. Please note that a call-out charge will be applied to unnecessary service visits where the problem could have been rectified as described in these operating instructions.
  • Page 55 Programme selector button. – Press the Start/Stop button. If the indicator lights flash again, there is a technical fault. – Call Miele. The drain pump works Fault F70: – Turn off the tap. even when the door is The Waterproof system –...
  • Page 56: The Dishwasher Does Not Fill/Drain

    Problem solving guide The dishwasher does not fill/drain. Problem Possible cause Remedy The Inlet/Drain The tap is turned off. Turn on the tap fully. indicator light flashes. The dishwasher Before rectifying the problem, you must: stops during a programme. – Switch the dishwasher off with The Inlet/Drain the On/Off button K.
  • Page 57: General Problems

    Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy Press the On/Off button K. The indicator lights The indicator lights and and the time display the time display have Standby will be cancelled. are dark. Only the switched off automatically Start/Stop indicator to save energy (Standby light is flashing slowly.
  • Page 58: Noises

    Problem solving guide Noises Problem Possible cause Remedy Knocking noise in the A spray arm is knocking Interrupt the programme, wash cabinet. against an item in a and rearrange the items basket. which are obstructing the spray arm. Items of crockery are Interrupt the programme, Rattling noise in the wash cabinet.
  • Page 59: Unsatisfactory Washing Result

    Problem solving guide Unsatisfactory washing result Problem Possible cause Remedy The dishes are not The dishes were not loaded See notes in "Loading the clean. correctly. dishwasher". The programme was not Select a more intensive powerful enough. programme (see "Programme chart"). There is some stubborn Use the "Adjust Sensor soiling although most of the...
  • Page 60 An unsuitable combination Change your detergent. Use detergent has been used. standard tablets or powder detergent. The water softener is Select a higher water programmed to a setting softener setting (see "Water which is too low.
  • Page 61 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy Glassware has a This may be caused by the Change your detergent. brown or blue tinge, detergent. and film cannot be wiped off. Glassware is dull The glassware is not There is no remedy. and discoloured;...
  • Page 62: Maintenance

    This ^ Replace the filter and seal, making filter is available from Miele. sure they are sitting correctly. Cleaning the filter: ^ Reconnect the inlet hose to the tap,...
  • Page 63: Cleaning The Drain Pump And Non-Return Valve

    Maintenance Cleaning the drain pump and non-return valve If the water has not been pumped away at the end of a programme, the drain pump or the non-return valve might be blocked. They are, however, easy to clean. ^ Disconnect the dishwasher from the mains supply.
  • Page 64: Comparison Tests

    Comparison tests Test standard: AS/NZS 2007.1:2005, AS/NZS 2007.2:2005; AS/NZS 6400:2005 Standard programme for energy label comparison tests: Energy Save Capacity: 14 place settings Amount of detergent: 5.0 g in compartment I, 27.5 g in compartment II Rinse aid dispensing: Setting 5 (approx. 5 ml)
  • Page 65 Comparison tests Upper basket Lower basket Cutlery tray...
  • Page 66: Programme Chart

    Shortened cycle Glasses and plastic containers, sensitive to high temperatures Fresh, Low temperature for a easily removed gentle wash food deposits Mixed crockery Standard programme values Normal, Shortened cycle lightly dried-on soiling Water and energy-saving cycle Pots pans, everyday...
  • Page 67 Programme chart Programme Detergent Compartment I Compartment II 25 ml Sensor wash – 1 Tab + Turbo 20 ml Gentle 45 °C – 1 Tab 25 ml Light soiling 50 °C – 1 Tab + Turbo 25 ml Energy save –...
  • Page 68 Sensor wash Variable programme sequence, sensor controlled adjustment to amount of crockery and soiling If required 45-65 If required Gentle 45 °C ! Energy save Light soiling 50 °C Pots & pans 75 °C 1) Standard programme for energy labelling.
  • Page 69 Programme chart Consumption Duration Energy Water Cold water Hot water Litres Cold water connection Hot water connection connection connection 15 °C 55 °C 15 °C 55 °C h:min h:min 0.95-1.35 0.70-1.00 10.0-17.0 1:36-2:38 1:23-2:21 0.85 0.45 13.0 1:40 1:30 0.72 0.32 12.7 2:35...
  • Page 70: After Sales Service

    – Miele technology. You will find the telephone number Information regarding programme and address of Miele on the back updates will be made known by Miele cover of the manual. as and when such developments become available.
  • Page 71: Optional Accessories

    Optional accessories To make the most of your dishwasher Optional accessories for particular purposes are available from your Miele Chartered Agent or from Miele (some may be supplied as standard, depending on model). If you would like to … you will need to order …...
  • Page 72: Electrical Connection

    (e.g. danger of overheating). If the connection cable is damaged, it must be replaced by a Miele approved service technician only in order to protect the user from danger. Connection should be made via a suitable switched socket which is easily accessible.
  • Page 73: Water Connection

    – Connection to the mains water supply should only be carried out by Provided that your dishwasher has a qualified and competent person in been installed correctly, the Miele strict accordance with national and waterproof anti-leak system will protect local safety regulations.
  • Page 74 Water connection The inlet hose must not be shortened or damaged in any way as it contains electrical components (see illustration). New hose sets supplied with the appliance are to be used. Old hose sets should not be reused.
  • Page 75: Connection To The Drainage System

    Water connection Connection to the drainage After commissioning the appliance, system ensure that the water outlet does not – The appliance drainage system is leak. fitted with a non-return valve, which prevents dirty water from flowing Venting the drainage system back into the dishwasher via the If the on-site drain connection is drain hose.
  • Page 76: Technical Data

    Technical data Dishwasher model Standard Height freestanding 84.5 cm (adjustable + 3.5 cm) Height built-in 80.5 cm 84.5 cm (adjustable + 6.5 cm) (adjustable + 6.5 cm) Height of building-in Min. 80.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm) Min. 84.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm)
  • Page 80 Alteration rights reserved/ M.-Nr. 09 522 740 / 02 G4420/G4425 / 3514...

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