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Miele KWT 6321 UG Operating And Installation Instructions

Wine conditioning unit
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Operating and installation instructions
Wine conditioning unit
To prevent 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.
en - AU, NZ
M.-Nr. 09 886 940



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Wine conditioning unit To prevent 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. en - AU, NZ M.-Nr. 09 886 940...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Active AirClean filter ..........31 Changing the Active AirClean filter .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a On/Off sensor g Alarm off sensor b Sensor for setting the temperature in h For selecting the lower temperature the upper section (Y for warmer) zone (Y for warmer) c Temperature display for the upper i Temperature display for the lower section section...
  • Page 5 Guide to the appliance a Lighting strip (in both wine conditioning zones) b Active AirClean filter c Control panel for the upper and lower wine conditioning zones / insulation plate for thermal separation of the zones d Insulation strip for thermal separation of the zones e Wooden shelves f Safety glass door with UV filter...
  • Page 6 Light soiling and fingerprints on stainless steel fronts, control panels and furniture can be easily removed with this microfibre cloth. Optional accessories are available to order from Miele or via the internet (depending on country).
  • Page 7: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposing of your old material appliance The transport and protective packing Electrical and electronic appliances has been selected from materials which often contain materials which, if are environmentally friendly for disposal handled or disposed of incorrectly, and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 8: Warning And Safety Instructions

    They contain important notes on installation, safety, use and maintenance. Miele cannot be held liable for non-compliance with these instructions. Keep these instructions in a safe place and ensure that new users are familiar with the contents.
  • Page 9 The appliance is not suitable for use in areas where there is a risk of explosion. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from improper or incorrect use of the appliance.
  • Page 10 – ventilate the room where the appliance is located for several minutes, and – call Miele. The more coolant there is in an appliance, the larger the room it should be installed in. In the event of a leakage, if the appliance is in a small room, there is the danger of combustible gases building up.
  • Page 11 If the connection cable is faulty, it must only be replaced by a Miele approved service technician to protect the user from danger. Do not connect the appliance to the mains electricity supply by a multi-socket unit or an extension lead. These do not guarantee the required safety of the appliance (e.g.
  • Page 12 Repairs and other work by unqualified persons could be dangerous. Installation, maintenance work and repairs to electrical appliances must only be carried out by a Miele approved service technician. The manufacturer's warranty will be invalidated if the appliance is not repaired by a Miele approved service technician.
  • Page 13 Do not operate any electrical equipment (e.g. an electric ice cream maker) inside the appliance. Danger of sparking and explosion! Use only genuine original Miele spare parts. If spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers are used, the warranty will be invalidated, and Miele cannot accept liability.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions Cleaning and care Do not use any oils or grease on the door seal, as these will cause the seal to deteriorate and become porous with time. Do not use a steam cleaning appliance to clean this appliance. Pressurised steam could reach the electrical components and cause a short circuit.
  • Page 15 Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door lock unusable. This way you will prevent children from accidentally locking themselves in and endangering their lives. Be careful not to damage any part of the pipework whilst awaiting disposal, e.g.
  • Page 16: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Installation/Mainte In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, nance unventilated room. Protected from direct In direct sunlight. sunlight. Not situated near a heat Situated near a heat source source (radiator, oven). (radiator, oven).
  • Page 17: Switching The Appliance On And Off

    Switching the appliance on and off Before using for the first time Switching off ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and ^ Touch and keep your finger on the the accessories with lukewarm water On/Off sensor until the temperature and a little washing-up liquid, and displays go dark.
  • Page 18: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching the appliance on and off Switching off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g. whilst on holiday: ^ switch the appliance off, ^ disconnect the appliance from the By touching the sensors for setting the mains.
  • Page 19: Temperature And Air Quality

    Temperature and air quality Wine keeps on maturing depending on Safety device in case of low ambient the surrounding conditions. The length temperatures of time for which wine can be kept in To protect wine from low temperatures, good condition will therefore depend a safety thermostat ensures that the not only on the temperature but also on temperature in the appliance cannot fall...
  • Page 20: Insulation Plate For Thermal Separation

    Temperature and air quality Insulation plate for thermal The two temperature zones are cooled alternately which means that, separation depending on the amount of wine being The appliance has a fixed insulation stored, it may take a few hours before plate which divides the interior into two the set temperatures are reached and different temperature zones.
  • Page 21: Temperature Display Brightness

    Temperature and air quality ^ You can now change the brightness Temperature display brightness of the display by touching the The default brightness for the temperature setting sensors for the temperature display is set to ^1. upper section. You can choose levels of brightness from 1 to 5.
  • Page 22: Air Quality And Humidity

    Temperature and air quality Air quality and humidity Switching on DynamicCooling A conventional refrigerator, with its low If you would like to use the wine humidity level, is not the best place to conditioning unit to store wine long store wine. It is very important to store term, we recommend that you keep the wine in an atmosphere with a high DynamicCooling function switched on.
  • Page 23: Switching Off Dynamiccooling

    This helps to prevent the transfer of possible odours to the wines which can happen via the corks. Replace the Active AirClean filter once a year. You can order these from Miele.
  • Page 24: Feature Lighting

    Thanks to the use of LED lighting, the The lighting strips are always wine will not be adversely affected by switched on and off together. heat or UV light. If the lights are damaged, please contact Miele to arrange for them to be repaired.
  • Page 25: Storing Wine Bottles

    Storing wine bottles Wooden shelves Vibration and movement have a negative effect on the maturing process, which can affect the taste of the wine. To avoid disturbing other bottles when removing a bottle of wine, store bottles of the same type beside each other on the same shelf.
  • Page 26: Maximum Capacity

    Storing wine bottles ^ To replace the shelf, click it into Maximum capacity place on the extended runners c. The notches on the wooden shelf fit into the retaining brackets. The magnetic strip should be pointing forwards. ^ Slide the wooden shelf back into the appliance as far as it will go.
  • Page 27: Alarm

    Alarm Activating the alarm system The unit is equipped with an alarm system so that the temperature in both The alarm system is always active. It temperature zones cannot rise or fall does not have to be switched on unnoticed, thus possibly damaging the manually.
  • Page 28: Automatic Defrosting

    Automatic defrosting Condensate and frost can build up on the back wall of the appliance whilst the compressor is running. These are automatically removed and defrosted by the appliance.
  • Page 29: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care – hard, abrasive sponges and Do not allow water to get into the brushes, e.g. pot scourers, electronic unit, lighting or ventilation – dirt erasers, openings. – sharp metal scrapers. Cleaning water must not get into the condensate drain hole.
  • Page 30: Ventilation Cut-Out

    Cleaning and care ^ To clean stainless steel surfaces on Door seals the appliance, use the Original Miele ceramic and stainless steel cooktop Do not use any oils or grease on the cleaner. This product contains door seal as these will cause the...
  • Page 31: Active Airclean Filter

    ^ Push the filter in and then release it. ^ Pull the filter out. The filter will lock into place automatically with an audible click. Active AirClean filters can be obtained from Miele or via the internet at (depending on country).
  • Page 32: Problem Solving Guide

    . . . "F0" or "F1" appears in the ^ Demo mode is switched on. temperature display. Call Miele. There is a fault. Call Miele..the compressor is switching on . . . you cannot switch the appliance too frequently and for too long.
  • Page 33 . . . the interior lighting is not working. ^ Call Miele. The LED lighting may only be repaired or changed by a Miele authorised ser- vice technician. Current-carrying components are located underneath the light cover. Danger of injury and damage! Do not remove the cover.
  • Page 34: Noises

    Noises Normal noises What causes them Brrrrr ... A humming noise is made by the motor (compressor). This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor switches on. Blubb, blubb ... A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes.
  • Page 35: After Sales / Warranty

    2 years. For more information on the See back cover for contact details. manufacturer's warranty specific to your country, please contact Miele. When contacting Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your See the end of this booklet for appliance.
  • Page 36: Information For Test Institutes

    Information for test institutes All tests must be carried out according to the applicable standards and regulations. In addition, the following information provided by the manufacturer must be observed: – Loading instructions, – Information contained in the Operating and installation instructions.
  • Page 37: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection All electrical work should be carried out Do not connect the appliance to the by a suitably qualified and competent mains electricity supply by an extension person in strict accordance with current lead or a plug adapter. Extension leads local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 38: Installation Advice

    – The mains connection socket must Please contact Miele for information not be located directly behind the on which combinations are suitable appliance and must be easily for your appliance.
  • Page 39: Climate Range

    Installation advice Ventilation Climate range The appliance is designed for use The appliance is ventilated via the within a certain climate range (ambient grille in the plinth. temperatures) and should not be used outside this range. The climate range of Air in the plinth gets warm.
  • Page 40: Before Installation

    Installation advice Before installation The cut-out in the plinth facing must ^ Before installation, take any be aligned centrally with the accessories out of the appliance. appliance. ^ Remove any cable clips from the back of the appliance. ^ Check that all parts at the back of the appliance are unhindered.
  • Page 41 Installation advice Before installation, ensure the building-in niche is the correct size. The specified ventilation cross-sections must be adhered to and the cut-out in the plinth facing for the ventilation grille supplied must be aligned centrally with the appliance in order to ensure the correct functioning of the appliance. The ventilation grille and foam block supplied must be fitted and used together.
  • Page 42: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging The door hinging should be changed by authorised service personnel only. Two people are needed for changing the door hinging. This appliance is delivered with right-hand door hinging. If you wish to use left-hand hinging, the hinges must be changed: Spread a suitable covering on the floor in front of the appliance to...
  • Page 43 Changing the door hinging ^ Take off the upper retaining bracket ^ Remove the hinge bracket at the top e and fit it to the opposite side. g and the cover cap h on the opposite side. ^ Push out the bushing. ^ Switch the positions of the cover cap and bushing.
  • Page 44 Changing the door hinging ^ Unscrew the door opening angle ^ Fit the door m. limiter j from the lower hinge ^ Screw the door onto the drill holes n. bracket i. ^ Screw the door opening angle limiter j onto the other hinge bracket k. ^ Place one washer over the hinge pin and the other washer between the door and the screw.
  • Page 45: Building-Under The Appliance

    Building-under the appliance Preparing the appliance Due to the size and weight of the appliance, it is essential that The air filter prevents soiling of the installation is carried out by two compressor compartment to ensure people. efficient functioning of the appliance.
  • Page 46 Building-under the appliance ^ Position the appliance in front of the niche. ^ Unscrew the adjusting feet b clockwise to 4 mm less than the height of the niche. You can unscrew the adjusting feet using the spanner c supplied or an Allen key d.
  • Page 47: Aligning The Appliance To Taller Furniture Doors

    Building-under the appliance Aligning the appliance to taller furniture doors If adjacent furniture doors a are taller Align the appliance horizontally and than the wine conditioning unit door, vertically. the wine conditioning unit can be If it is not level, the appliance can aligned to the unit doors using a filler distort.
  • Page 48 Building-under the appliance ^ Fix the bracket d to the back of the filler panel b. A bracket d (available from Miele) is required to secure the filler panel. The filler panel can be fitted above or below the appliance as required.
  • Page 49: Placing The Appliance In The Niche

    Building-under the appliance Placing the appliance in the Securing the appliance in the niche niche ^ The appliance stands forward of the Make sure that the electrical cable furniture doors evenly by 2 mm. does not become trapped or ^ Open the appliance door. damaged as you push the appliance into its niche.
  • Page 50: Adjusting The Lateral Alignment Of The Appliance Door

    Building-under the appliance ^ Close the door and check that the side edges of the door are aligned with the side walls of the appliance. Adjusting the lateral alignment of the appliance door If the appliance door is not aligned with the housing side walls, the appliance door can be adjusted using the screws underneath the hinges.
  • Page 51 Building-under the appliance ^ Fit the plinth facing g in position. The cut-out in the plinth facing must be aligned centrally with the appliance. ^ Fit the covers e. ^ Insert the foam block f supplied in ^ Insert the ventilation grille h in the the appliance plinth.
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