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Miele KM 402 Operating Instructions Manual


Instructions for the
KM 402
To prevent accidents and reduce
machine damage,
read the Operating Manual
before installation or use.
M.-Nr. 05 052 110


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Summary of Contents for Miele KM 402

  • Page 1 Operating Instructions for the Fryer KM 402 ]ö To prevent accidents and reduce machine damage, read the Operating Manual before installation or use. M.-Nr. 05 052 110...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Description of the appliance ......... 3 Warning and Safety instructions .
  • Page 3: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance Description of the appliance Frying basket with: Handle (fold-away, removable) Basket clip Basket support Heating element (can be raised) Temperature indicator lamp Operating indicator lamp Drain valve Control knob Power cord Reservoir (Capacity: min: 3 qt. (3 l) - max: 4 qt. (4 l))
  • Page 4: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Warning and Safety instructions Installing and connection Correct usage Do not operate the appliance until When using your appliance, follow properly installed in the counter- basic safety precautions including top. the following: This appliance is intended for residential use only.
  • Page 5 Warning and Safety instructions In areas subject to infestation by Protection from damage cockroaches or other vermin, keep Do not drop anything on the ce- the appliance and its surroundings ramic surface. Even a light object clean at all times. Any damage caused could cause damage in certain circum- by pests will not be covered under war- stances.
  • Page 6 Warning and Safety instructions Use only dry, heat resistant pot- Protection from burns holders. Moist or damp potholders Do not leave the fryer unattended used on hot surfaces can result in while in use. Overheated oil can ig- steam burns. Do not let the potholder nite.
  • Page 7 While the appliance is under war- nually “tripping” the circuit breaker. ranty repairs should only be per- Contact the Miele Technical Service De- formed by a Miele authorized service partment. technician. Otherwise the warranty is in- Do not use the appliance until it has validated.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Allow hot oil to cool before draining Further safety notes the fryer. When using a portable appliance Before discarding an old ap- near the fryer, make sure that its pliance, remove the power cord power cord does not come into contact and any doors to prevent it from be- with the heating element or reservoir of coming a hazard.
  • Page 9: Before Using For The First Time

    It should be placed in the space pro- vided at the back of this book. The address of the nearest Miele Tech- nical Service Department can be found on the back cover. If it becomes...
  • Page 10: Disposal Of Packing Materials

    Before using for the first time Disposal of packing materials Disposal of an old appliance The cardboard box and packing ma- Old appliances contain materials that terials protect the appliance during can be recycled. Please contact your shipping. They have been designed to local recycling center about the possi- be biodegradable and recyclable.
  • Page 11: Cleaning Before The First Use

    Before using for the first time Once the water starts to boil, turn off Cleaning before the first use the fryer by turning the control knob Before using the fryer for the first time, counter-clockwise to ’0’. Allow water it must be cleaned to remove any to cool to a safe temperature before foreign materials or dust as follows: draining.
  • Page 12: Using The Fryer

    Using the fryer Using the fryer Turning on and off Before frying Turn the control knob clockwise, , to Before frying, make sure that the oil turn the fryer on and counter-clock- reservoir has been filled with enough wise, , to “0” to turn the fryer off. frying oil (min: 3 qt.(3 l) - max: 4 qt.
  • Page 13: Frying

    Using the fryer Do not leave the food suspended over Frying the reservoir for too long as the oil va- Set the desired frying temperature pors can cause the food to lose its (see table on next page) and wait crispness.
  • Page 14 Using the fryer Fresh food Quantity Temperature Frying time in °F (°C) minutes Chips 1 lb. (500 g) 355 (180) French fries 1 lb. (500 g) 355 (180) Chicken fingers 4 pieces 2 oz. 355 (180) 8-10 (60 g) each Unbreaded, 2 pieces 8 oz.
  • Page 15: Frying Tips

    Using the fryer Slowly lowering the frying basket into Frying tips the reservoir will help prevent oil The oil must be hot enough to seal from splashing or frothing. and cook the food quickly. If the tem- Rinse freshly cut potatoes under run- perature is too low, the food will ab- ning water and dry them thoroughly sorb excessive oil resulting in an oily...
  • Page 16: After Frying

    Using the fryer Close the valve after all the oil has After frying drained by turning it clockwise, Turn off the fryer and let the oil cool. until it can turn no further (do not We recommend occasionally filtering over-tighten the valve). Make sure the frying oil to remove impurities that that the valve is closed.
  • Page 17: Safety Cut-Out Feature

    If the fryer is still inoperative, check for a “tripped” circuit breaker or a blown fuse. The address of the nearest Miele Tech- nical Service department is given on the back cover. When contacting the Technical Service...
  • Page 18: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning and care Cleaning the lid and surface Do not use a steam cleaner to clean this appliance. Pressurized steam The lid and control knob can be will cause permanent damage to sponged clean using a solution of mild the fryer and void your warranty.
  • Page 19: Reservoir

    Cleaning and care Reservoir Frying basket Make sure the fryer is off and the Clean the frying basket after each use liquid is cool before draining the by removing the handle and washing reservoir for cleaning (see the “After the parts in a dishwasher, or in a sink Frying”...
  • Page 20: Problem Solving Guide

    “popped-out”, refer to the “Safety Cut-out” section. the fryers’ electrical circuit has blown a fuse or “tripped” the circuit breaker. If power cannot be restored, it may be necessary to contact the Miele Techni- cal Service Department.
  • Page 21: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection WARNING: All electrical work should be per- THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE formed by a qualified electrician in GROUNDED accordance with local and national codes. The appliance is provided with 3 leads; L1 (black), L2 (red) and GND (green). They must be connected to a dedi- cated line through the use of an ap- Note to the installer:...
  • Page 22: After Sales Service

    After sales service After sales service See the back page for the phone number of the nearest Miele Technical Service Department. Please have the model and serial number of the appliance available when contact- ing the Technical Service Department. Space for data label...
  • Page 24 Alteration rights reserved 01/2900 This paper is made from cellulose bleached without the use of chlorine.

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