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Miele G 5585 SCVi Operating Instructions Manual

Miele G 5585 SCVi Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions

for dishwashers
To avoid the risk of accidents or
en - GB
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. 09 255 950


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Summary of Contents for Miele G 5585 SCVi

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions for dishwashers To avoid the risk of accidents or en - GB 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 Guide to the appliance ..........5 Appliance overview .
  • Page 3 Contents Operation ............36 Detergent .
  • Page 4 Plumbing............69 The Miele waterproof anti-leak system ....... . . 69 Connection to the water supply .
  • Page 5: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to 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 In-operation indicator light d Middle spray arm j Rinse aid reservoir e Air inlet for drying k Dual compartment detergent (depending on model) dispenser...
  • Page 6: Control Panel

    Guide to the appliance Control panel a Display e Programmes b Delay start button , f Programme selector button with indicator light g On/Off button K with indicator light c Turbo button with indicator light h In-operation indicator light d Intensive lower basket button with indicator light This instruction book applies to several different dishwasher models.
  • Page 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other usage is not supported by the manufacturer and could be dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation. The appliance can only be used by people with reduced...
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children Children under 8 years of age must be kept away from the appliance unless they are constantly supervised. Children 8 years and older may only use the dishwasher if they have been shown how to use it in a safe way and understand the hazards involved.
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety Before setting up the appliance, check it for any externally visible damage. Under no circumstances should you use a damaged appliance. It 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 frequency) match the mains electricity supply. If in any doubt, consult a qualified electrician. The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed if correctly earthed.
  • 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 and call your Miele Dealer or the Miele Service Department.
  • 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, otherwise any subsequent damage will not be covered by the guarantee.
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions Correct installation The dishwasher must be installed and connected in compliance with the diagram supplied. Take care, both before and during installation of the dishwasher, not to cut yourself on the metal parts. Danger of injury. Wear protective gloves. 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. Do not inhale or ingest dishwasher detergent. Dishwasher detergents contain irritant or corrosive ingredients which can cause burning in the nose, mouth and throat if swallowed, or inhibit breathing.
  • Page 15 Warning and Safety instructions Do not fill the rinse aid reservoir with powder or liquid detergent. This will cause serious damage to the reservoir. Do not fill the salt reservoir with powder or liquid dishwasher detergent. This will damage the water softener. Make sure you have picked up the correct packet of dishwasher salt before filling the salt reservoir! Only use special coarse grained dishwasher salt for reactivation,...
  • Page 16 Warning and Safety instructions Accessories Only use genuine Miele original spare parts and accessories with this dishwasher. Using spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers will invalidate the guarantee, 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 Our Environment

    Caring for our environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material Electrical and electronic appliances often contain materials which, if The transport and protective packing handled or disposed of incorrectly, has been selected from materials which could be potentially hazardous to are environmentally friendly for disposal human health and to the environment.
  • Page 18: Energy Saving Dishwashing

    Caring for our 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 water supply 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 To close the door ^ Push the baskets right in. ^ Then lift the door upwards and push until it clicks into position. ^ Pull the handle. If the door is opened during operation all functions are automatically interrupted.
  • Page 20: Display

    Before using for the first time Display General Settings menu The display is used to select or set the The Settings menu is used to alter the following: dishwasher's electronics to suit different requirements. – the programme You access the settings menu by –...
  • Page 21: Basic Settings

    Before using for the first time Basic settings In the event of a fault, it will help the service technician if you know the ^ Switch the dishwasher on with the hardness of your local water supply. On/Off button K. Enter the water hardness below: If the dishwasher is being switched on for the first time, the welcome screen...
  • Page 22: Before Using The Appliance For The First Time, You Require

    Before using for the first time Before using the appliance for If the water in your area is very soft the first time, you require: and constantly lower than – approx. 1 kg dishwasher salt*, 0.7 mmol/l (4 °d - German scale), you do not need to add dishwasher –...
  • Page 23 Before using for the first time ^ When filling the salt reservoir only Do not fill the salt reservoir with open the door halfway to ensure water. that all the salt gets into the reservoir. ^ Press the button on the lid of the salt ^ Add salt only until the reservoir is full reservoir in the direction of the arrow or until water runs out of the opening.
  • Page 24: Replenish Salt" Message

    Before using for the first time "Replenish salt" message If you only ever use combination ^ Fill the salt reservoir with dishwasher products containing salt and rinse salt for reactivation when the aid in your dishwasher, you can Replenish salt message appears.
  • Page 25: 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 26: Replenish Rinse Aid Message

    Before using for the first time Replenish rinse aid message Replenish rinse aid When the message appears, the reservoir contains sufficient rinse aid for 2 - 3 programmes only. ^ Add rinse aid in plenty of time. ^ Confirm by pressing the middle button.
  • Page 27: 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 28: 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 29: Upper Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Upper basket Hinged spikes The rows of spikes can be lowered to For safety reasons, do not make more room for larger items such operate the dishwasher without the as casserole dishes. upper and lower baskets in place Tall items (except when running the 65 °C...
  • Page 30: Jumbo Cup Rack (Depending On Model)

    Loading the dishwasher ^ You can also move one of the side Jumbo cup rack (depending on inserts of the cutlery tray to make model) more room for tall glasses. The cup rack can be set at two different widths so that it can also accommodate Adjusting the height large cups.
  • Page 31: 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 lower 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 32: Lower Basket

    Loading the dishwasher Lower basket ^ For larger and heavier items such as plates, serving platters, saucepans, bowls, etc. Glasses, cups and small items such as saucers can also be placed in the lower basket. Do not place thin, delicate glassware in the lower basket.
  • Page 33: Multicomfort Area

    Loading the dishwasher MultiComfort area Hinged spikes (depending on model) The rear section of the lower basket is The spikes at the front are used for used for washing cups, glasses, plates, washing plates, soup bowls, platters, pots and pans. dessert bowls and saucers.
  • Page 34: Cutlery

    Loading the dishwasher Cutlery 3D cutlery tray (depending on model) If spoon handles do not fit between the holders, then 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. ^ To avoid the risk of injury, knives and forks should be placed with the handles upwards in the basket.
  • Page 36: Operation

    For optimum cleaning and drying – Oxygen based bleaching agents to results, use Miele dishwasher remove coloured stains (e.g. tea, detergent and add Miele salt and coffee, tomato sauce). Miele rinse aid separately. See "Optional accessories". Most dishwasher detergents contain...
  • Page 37: Adding Detergent

    Operation The flap is always open at the end of a Avoid inhalation of powder programme. detergents and do not ingest dishwasher detergent. Dishwasher detergents contain irritant or corrosive ingredients which can cause burning in the nose, mouth and throat if swallowed, or inhibit breathing.
  • Page 38: Switching On

    Operation Switching on Starting the programme ^ Open the stopcock, if it is closed. ^ Start the programme by closing the door. ^ Open the door. The In-operation indicator light comes ^ Make sure the spray arms are not on to show that a programme has obstructed.
  • Page 39: Display

    Operation Display Standby The duration of the programme To save energy, the dishwasher will selected appears in hours and minutes switch to Standby mode a few minutes in the display before the programme after the last time a button has been begins.
  • Page 40: At The End Of The Programme

    Operation At the end of the programme Switching off At the end of a programme, the At the end of a programme: In-operation indicator light will be ^ Open the door. visible flashing slowly with the door ^ Switch the dishwasher off using the shut.
  • Page 41: Interrupting A Programme

    Operation Interrupting a programme Changing a programme A programme is interrupted as soon as If the detergent dispenser flap has the 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 42: Additional Functions

    Additional functions Intensive lower basket Turbo The Intensive lower basket additional The Turbo function is used to reduce function allows you to wash heavily the duration of programmes in which soiled items in the lower basket while this function is available. washing more delicate items in the In order to achieve optimum cleaning upper basket.
  • Page 43: Delay Start

    Additional functions ^ Open the door. Delay start ^ Switch the dishwasher on using the The start time of a programme can be On/Off button K. delayed, e.g. to benefit from economy rates of electricity. A delay start time of The On/Off indicator light K comes on.
  • Page 44: Detergentagent

    Additional functions DetergentAgent Starting a programme before the Delay start period has elapsed: For optimum cleaning results, the A programme can be started before the dishwasher automatically adjusts the Delay start period has elapsed. programme sequence to the type of detergent being used.
  • Page 45: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the door and the door Check your dishwasher regularly seal (approx. every 4 - 6 months). This ^ Wipe the door seals regularly with a way faults and problems can be damp cloth to remove food deposits. avoided.
  • Page 46: Cleaning The Control Panel And Door Front

    ^ The control panel should only be – solvent-based cleaning agents, wiped with a damp cloth. ^ Clean the front using a damp Miele – stainless steel cleaning agents, microfibre E-cloth*, or with a clean – dishwasher cleaner, sponge and a solution of hot water –...
  • Page 47: Checking The Filters In The Wash Cabinet

    Cleaning and care Checking the filters in the Cleaning the filters wash cabinet ^ Switch the dishwasher off. 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.
  • Page 48 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 to direction of the arrows as shown, and open the filter b.
  • Page 49: 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 50: Problem Solving Guide

    (minimum fuse rating - see data plate). – If the mains fuse trips again, call the Miele Ser- vice Department. The reflector panel was Re-fit the reflector panel After the programme has started, the not correctly fitted.
  • Page 51 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy The In-operation Before rectifying the indicator is flashing problem: quickly. – Switch the dishwasher off The buzzer is sounding. using the On/Off button One of the following messages appears in the display: ; Fault FXX There may be a After a few seconds: technical fault.
  • Page 52: Water Inlet/Drain Fault

    Problem solving guide Water inlet/drain fault Problem Possible cause Remedy The In-operation indicator is flashing quickly. The buzzer is sounding. One of the following messages appears in the display: 2 Open stopcock The stopcock is closed. Open the stopcock fully. 2 Inlet Before rectifying the problem:...
  • Page 53 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy The In-operation Before rectifying the problem: indicator is flashing – Switch the dishwasher off using the On/Off button K. quickly. The buzzer is The water outlet is – Clean the filter sounding. restricted, water combination.
  • Page 54: General Problems

    Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy Press the On/Off button K. The indicators and The indicators and display are dark. Only display have switched This switches Standby off. the On/Off indicator K off automatically to is flashing slowly. save energy (Standby mode).
  • Page 55 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy Detergent residue is The dispenser was still Make sure the dispenser is left in the dispenser at damp when detergent was dry before adding the end of a added. detergent. programme. The detergent Clogged detergent residue Clean the detergent from dispenser lid cannot...
  • Page 56: 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 57: 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 Sensor wash soiling although most of the...
  • Page 58 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause Remedy Dishes, cutlery and The amount of rinse aid may Replenish the reservoir, glasses are not dry be insufficient, or the rinse increase the dosage or or are flecked. aid reservoir empty. change the brand of rinse aid (see "Before using for the first time: Rinse aid").
  • Page 59 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 glasses are not There is no remedy. and discoloured;...
  • Page 60: Maintenance

    ^ Replace the filter and seal, making union. This filter is available from the Miele Spares Parts dept. sure they are sitting correctly. ^ Reconnect the inlet hose to the Cleaning the filter:...
  • Page 61: 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 62: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Crockery Food deposits Action required This needs an Mixed, All normal adaptable programme... everyday crockery food deposits Shorter duration... Heat-sensitive glasses This needs a short and plastic programme... Fresh, easily removed food deposits This needs a gentle programme with glass care...
  • Page 63 Programme chart Programme Detergent Compartment I Compartment II 25 ml Sensor wash – 1 tab + Turbo option 25 ml Quick wash 40°C – 1 tab 25 ml Sensor wash gentle – 1 tab 25 ml Light soiling 50°C – 1 tab + Turbo option 25 ml...
  • Page 64 Programme chart Programme Programme sequence Pre-wash Main wash Interim rinse Final rinse Drying °C °C Sensor wash Variable programme sequence, sensor controlled adjustment according to the amount of crockery and level of food deposits If required 45-65 If required Quick wash 40 °C Sensor wash Variable programme sequence with glass care, gentle #...
  • Page 65 Programme chart Consumption Duration Electricity Water Cold water Hot water Litres Cold water Hot water connection 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 0.60 0.25 10.0 0:38 0:27 0.70...
  • Page 66: After Sales Service

    – Your Miele dealer, or technology. – the Miele Service Department (see Information regarding programme back cover for address). updates will be made known by the Miele Company as and when such Please note that telephone calls may developments become available.
  • Page 67: Optional Accessories

    ... wash long-stemmed glassware … a glass rack for the lower basket Miele CareCollection Miele branded cleaning and care products, including dishwasher salt, detergent and rinse aid, are available to order from the Miele Spare Parts Department or via the Internet at
  • Page 68: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection U.K. This appliance must not be used with so-called energy saving devices. These All electrical work must be reduce the energy supply to the carried out by a suitably qualified appliance which could then become and competent person, in too warm.
  • Page 69: Plumbing

    Providing your dishwasher has been Water in the dishwasher must installed correctly, the Miele waterproof not be used as drinking water. anti-leak system will protect you from water damage throughout its lifetime. – The dishwasher may be connected to a cold or hot water supply, max.
  • Page 70 Plumbing – The water pressure (flow pressure at To avoid any damage to the the take-off point) must be between appliance, the dishwasher must only 30 and 1000 kPa (0.3 and 10 bar). If the water pressure is lower than be connected to a fully vented Water inlet this, the fault message...
  • Page 71: Drainage

    Plumbing Drainage After connecting the dishwasher to – The appliance drainage system is the drainage system, check that all fitted with a non-return valve, which plumbing connections are prevents dirty water from flowing watertight. back into the dishwasher via the drain hose.
  • Page 72: Technical Data

    Technical data Dishwasher model Standard Height 80.5 cm 84.5 cm (adjustable + 6.5 cm) (adjustable + 6.5 cm) Height of building-in recess Min. 80.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm) Min. 84.5 cm (+ 6.5 cm) Width 59.8 cm 59.8 cm Width of building-in recess 60 cm 60 cm Depth...
  • Page 73: Settings Menu

    Settings menu Settings menu for changing Language standard settings The display can be set to appear in one of several different languages. To open the Settings menu You can select one of the languages ^ Switch the dishwasher off with the Languages displayed via the On/Off button K, if it is switched on.
  • Page 74: Water Hardness

    Settings menu Water hardness °d Value Your dishwasher is fitted with a water German mmol/l °f displayed softener which you need to programme scale to the water hardness level in your area. – Your local water authority will be able to advise you of the water hardness level in your area.
  • Page 75: Rinse Aid

    Settings menu Rinse aid Buzzer You can adjust the rinse aid dosage for When the buzzer is activated, an best results. audible tone sounds at the end of a The rinse aid dosage can be set from programme and when there is a fault. approx.
  • Page 76: Sensor Wash

    Settings menu Sensor wash Optimise standby You can adjust the Sensor wash To save energy, the dishwasher will programme so that it will remove switch to Standby mode a few minutes stubborn soiling in a lightly soiled load. after the last time a button has been pressed or a few minutes after the end ^ Select the setting you want, and of the programme.
  • Page 77: Replenish Salt And Rinse Aid Reminders

    Settings menu Replenish salt and rinse aid Pre-wash reminders You can use the Pre-wash function in the programme selected to remove If you only ever use combination easily loosened food residues. It is not products containing salt and rinse aid available for every programme.
  • Page 78: Contrast

    Settings menu Contrast To switch Demo mode on ^ Select the option you want. There are seven different display contrast settings. ^ Select and confirm with the ^ Select the contrast setting you want middle button. and confirm your selection with the ^ Close the door.
  • Page 80 Alteration rights reserved/ M.-Nr. 09 255 950 / 01 G5580/G5585 / 2812...

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