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Miele heat pump dryer Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions

for heat pump dryers
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. 09 696 900


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions for heat pump dryers 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. en-GB M.-Nr. 09 696 900...
  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing mate‐ Energy saving tips rial To avoid unnecessarily long drying times and high consumption of energy: The packaging is designed to protect the appliance from damage during – Make sure that your laundry is thor‐ transportation.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment .................. 2 Warning and Safety instructions ................. 6 Operating the tumble dryer................. 16 Control panel......................16 Display ........................17 Before using for the first time................19 EcoFeedback......................20 1. Notes on correct laundry care ................ 21 Points to note regarding washed laundry ..............
  • Page 4 Contents Removing visible fluff..................40 Cleaning the fluff filters and air flow openings thoroughly........ 41 Plinth filter ......................42 Removing the plinth filter .................. 42 Cleaning the plinth filter ..................42 Cleaning the plinth filter panel ................43 Checking the condenser unit................43 Replacing the plinth filter ..................
  • Page 5 Contents Electrical connection U.K..................73 Consumption data ....................74 Technical data ..................... 75 Settings menu ...................... 76 Calling up settings ....................76 Language ......................76 Drying levels ......................77 Extended cool down ....................77 Airways indicator....................77 Buzzer volume ...................... 78 Keypad tone......................
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Any other applications may be dangerous. Miele cannot be held lia‐ ble for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation.
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions  This tumble dryer can only be used by people with reduced physi‐ cal, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience or knowl‐ edge, if they are supervised whilst using it or have been shown how to use it in a safe way and understand and recognise the conse‐...
  • Page 8 It is essential that this standard safety re‐ quirement is met. If in any doubt, please have the household wiring system tested by a qualified electrician. Miele cannot be held liable for the consequences of an inadequate earthing system (e.g. electric shock).
  • Page 9 (e.g. on a ship).  Do not make any alterations to the tumble dryer, unless author‐ ised to do so by Miele.  Heat pump technology and refrigerant: The heat pump in this tumble dryer uses a refrigerant which is con‐...
  • Page 10: Correct Use

    Warning and Safety instructions  Please observe the instructions in "Installation and connection" and the "Technical data".  The accessibility of the plug must always be ensured, in order to disconnect the tumble dryer from the mains.  Do not block the gap between the bottom of the tumble dryer and the floor with plinth facings, deep pile carpet etc.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions  To prevent the risk of fire, the following textiles must not be dried in this tumble dryer: – Items which have not been washed. – Items, such as workwear, which have not been thoroughly cleaned and which are still soiled with grease, oil or other depos‐ its (such as cosmetics, lotions etc).
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions  To prevent the risk of fire, the following textiles must not be dried in this tumble dryer: – Items which have been cleaned using chemicals (e.g. professio‐ nal dry-cleaning agents). – Items which contain a large proportion of rubber, foam rubber or rubber-like materials.
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions  The tumble dryer must not be used without fluff filters or – with damaged fluff filters, or – with a damaged plinth filter. This would cause an excessive build-up of fluff which in turn would cause a fault.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions Using a fragrance flacon (optional accessory)  Only use genuine Miele original fragrance flacons.  The fragrance flacon must be stored in its packaging so please make sure you retain this.  Caution. The fragrance can leak out of the flacon. Make sure that...
  • Page 15  If you order a plinth for this tumble dryer (available from Miele as an optional accessory - depending on country), make sure it is the correct one.
  • Page 16: Operating The Tumble Dryer

    Operating the tumble dryer Control panel a Display with sensors f Option buttons See the following page for more in‐ Various options can be added to the formation. programmes. b Start/Stop button g Programme selector For starting the programme selected For selecting the programme.
  • Page 17: Display

    Operating the tumble dryer Display Settings can be changed to alter the dryer's electronics to suit different re‐ quirements. Please refer to "Settings menu" at the end of this booklet for more information. The following programmes are selec‐ ted using the programme selector at the "Further programmes"...
  • Page 18 Operating the tumble dryer Perfect Dry indicator Examples on how to operate the ap‐ pliance With programmes with a selectable dry‐ ing level, the Perfect Dry system calcu‐ Scrolling through a list lates the residual moisture present in The  arrows in the display indicate the laundry to ensure a precise drying that a selection is available: result.
  • Page 19: Before Using For The First Time

    When the tumble dryer is switched on the welcome display Miele Willkommen will appear briefly. Setting the language You will be asked to select the lan‐ guage you want for the display. It is possible to change the language at any time via Settings.
  • Page 20: Ecofeedback

    EcoFeedback You can use the EcoFeedback sensor 2. Actual consumption to call up information about the energy  Touch the EcoFeedback sensor. consumption of your dryer. You can view the actual amount of en‐ Touching the EcoFeedback sensor will ergy used. call up two types of information: Example: –...
  • Page 21: Notes On Correct Laundry Care

    1. Notes on correct laundry care Points to note regarding wash‐  See "Warning and Safety" in‐ ed laundry structions for further information. Loading or using the tumble dryer in‐ – When washing very heavily soiled correctly could cause a fire. items ensure that you use sufficient detergent and select a high tempera‐...
  • Page 22: Garment Care Label Symbols

    1. Notes on correct laundry care Garment care label symbols – Down-filled garments have linings which have a tendency to shrink, de‐ Drying pending on the quality of the item. They can be partially dried using the  Normal/higher temperature Gentle smoothing programme.
  • Page 23: Load The Tumble Dryer

    2. Load the tumble dryer When closing the door make sure  It is essential to read "1. Notes that laundry does not get trapped in on correct laundry care" first of the door opening. all. This could damage the laundry. ...
  • Page 24: Select A Programme And Start It

    3. Select a programme and start it Select a programme Further programmes The further programmes can be selec‐ ted via the display.  Turn the programme selector. Different programmes and setting op‐ tions will light up in the display, de‐ ...
  • Page 25 3. Select a programme and start it Programmes with drying levels Other programmes and the timed drying programmes – Cottons, Minimum iron, Delicates, Denim, Shirts, Express, Gentle – Cottons , Woollens handcare, smoothing, Steam smoothing, Au‐ Silks handcare, Proofing tomatic plus, Sportswear, Outer‐ The drying level is preset and cannot wear be altered.
  • Page 26: Select Any Options Or Delay Start (If Required)

    3. Select a programme and start it Select any options or delay Drying and the programme duration will light up in the display. The drying level start (if required) reached will light up instead of Drying later on, during programmes with a se‐ Options lectable drying level.
  • Page 27: Remove The Laundry

    4. Remove the laundry End of programme/Anti-crease Check that all items have been re‐ moved from the drum. At the end of the programme: Anti- If items are left in the dryer, they crease/Finish (if anti-crease has been could be damaged by overdrying selected) or Finish will light up.
  • Page 28: Options

    Options will not be removed as effectively from parts of garments made of synthetic fi‐ bres. Auto load control This option should be used if you only want to dry half the load given in the display and quoted in the "Programme chart".
  • Page 29 Options The following options can be selected in addition to the pro‐ gramme: Gentle Freshen Auto load Anti- Buzzer crease tumble control – – –  Cottons Cottons Minimum iron – – – – Woollens handcare – – – Steam smoothing –...
  • Page 30: Delay Start

    Delay start To select delay start To begin delay start With delay start you can delay the start  Press the Start/Stop button. of the programme by up to a maximum The display will show the delay start of 24 hours. time counting down in hours and mi‐...
  • Page 31: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Cottons  ** Max. load 8.0 kg* Use for Cotton items such as those described under Cottons Normal with normal residual moisture. Note – Items are dried to a Normal level only. – The Cottons  programme is the most energy-efficient for dry‐ ing cotton items with normal residual moisture levels.
  • Page 32: Woollens Handcare

    Programme chart Woollens handcare Max. load 2.0 kg* Use for Woollen garments and fabric containing wool blends, e.g. pullovers, jackets and socks. Note – Wool and wool blend items are only fluffed up; they are not dried completely. – Remove garments as soon as the programme has finished. Steam smoothing Max.
  • Page 33: Warm Air

    Programme chart Warm air Max. load 8.0 kg* Use for – Multi-layered fabric whose layers have different drying character‐ istics, e.g. jackets, pillows, sleeping bags and other voluminous items. – Drying individual items, e.g. bath towels, swimwear, tea-towels. Note Do not select the longest drying time to start with. Check the items as you are drying them to find the optimum time.
  • Page 34: Proofing

    Programme chart Proofing Max. load 2.5 kg* Normal Use for Drying microfibre fabric, skiwear, outerwear, fine, closeweave cotton garments (poplin) or tablecloths which are suitable for drying in a tumble dryer and have been treated to provide a water and dirt re‐ sistant finish.
  • Page 35: Silks Handcare

    Programme chart Silks handcare Max. load 1.0 kg* Use for Silk garments which are suitable for drying in the tumble dryer, e.g. blouses and shirts Note – This programme reduces creasing. Items are not dried completely by this programme. – Remove garments as soon as the programme has finished. Gentle smoothing Max.
  • Page 36: Sportswear O

    Basket programme Max. load for basket 3.5 kg Notes – This programme may only be used with the Miele drying basket (optional accessory) fitted. – Use this programme to dry or air items which are suitable for dry‐ ing in a tumble dryer but which are not suitable for drying using mechanical action.
  • Page 37: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence You cannot change to another pro‐ Adding or removing laundry af‐ gramme once a programme has started ter a programme has started (this prevents unintentional alterations).  Press the Start/Stop button. If you move the programme selector, Cancel programme will light up in the Change not possible will light up in the display.
  • Page 38: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Emptying the condensed water  To prevent water running out, hold it at the front and towards the back and container keep it in a horizontal position when carrying it. The condensed water is collected in the condensed water container. Empty the condensed water contain‐...
  • Page 39: Preparing The Condensed Water Container For Steam Smoothing

    Cleaning and care Preparing the condensed wa‐ ter container for Steam smoothing  Condensed water which has col‐ lected in the condensed water con‐ tainer is directed into the drum in the Steam smoothing programme. The condensed water container must therefore be filled with water up to at least the –min–...
  • Page 40: Fluff Filters

    Cleaning and care Fluff filters This tumble dryer has 2 fluff filters in the door opening: the upper and lower fluff filters trap fluff produced during the drying process. Removing visible fluff Remove any fluff after every drying cycle. Tip: You can also use a vacuum cleaner so that you can remove the fluff without ...
  • Page 41: Cleaning The Fluff Filters And Air Flow Openings Thoroughly

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the fluff filters and air flow  Hold the dial and pull the fluff filter openings thoroughly forwards to remove it. If the drying duration has become longer or the surface of the filters is visibly compacted with fluff, you should carry out the following clean‐...
  • Page 42: Plinth Filter

    Cleaning and care Plinth filter Removing the plinth filter will cause the right hand guide pin in the dryer to Only clean the plinth filter when come out. This pin ensures that the Clean out airways lights up. heat exchanger access panel can only be closed if the plinth filter is inserted To delete Clean out airways: Switch the the right way round.
  • Page 43: Cleaning The Plinth Filter Panel

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the plinth filter panel Checking the condenser unit  Danger of injury. Do not touch the cooling fins. You could cut your‐ self.  Look to see if fluff has accumulated. If there is visible soiling: ...
  • Page 44: Replacing The Plinth Filter

     First insert the handle with the plinth filter attached over the two guide pins. – The word Miele on the handle must be the correct way up.  Push the plinth filter in completely. The act of pushing in the plinth filter will...
  • Page 45: Tumble Dryer

    Cleaning and care Tumble dryer  Disconnect the tumble dryer from the mains electricity supply.  Do not use solvents, abrasive cleaners, glass cleaners or all-pur‐ pose cleaners. These could damage plastic surfa‐ ces and other parts.  Clean the tumble dryer with a slightly damp cloth and a mild non-abrasive cleaning agent or a solution of wash‐...
  • Page 46: Fragrance Flacon

    Fragrance flacon Using a fragrance flacon (optional ac‐ cessory) will add a pleasant fragrance to your laundry.  Before using a fragrance flacon, please read "Warning and safety in‐ structions - Using a fragrance flacon (optional accessory)". Inserting a fragrance flacon Only hold the fragrance flacon as il‐...
  • Page 47: Before Drying

    Fragrance flacon – You will feel a slight resistance and Markers  and  must line up with hear a soft click. one another. Marker  must be in position : this is the position at which you can feel a resistance.
  • Page 48: Replacing The Fragrance Flacon

     Replace the fragrance flacon with a original packaging until you want to new one. use it again. See the following section. Fragrance flacons are available to or‐ der from Miele or online at
  • Page 49 Fragrance flacon – when purchasing new fragrance fla‐ cons: only remove the protective seal just before use Cleaning the fluff filters The intensity of the fragrance will be di‐ minished if the fluff filters and the plinth filter are not cleaned. ...
  • Page 50: Problem Solving Guide

     Switch the dryer off and then on again. gramme is cancelled  Start a programme. If the programme is cancelled again and an error message appears, there is a fault. Contact the Miele Service Department. Problem Cause and remedy lights There is a build-up of fluff in the airways.
  • Page 51 Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy An excessive amount of fluff has built up.  Clean out airways See lights up after a pro‐   Clean the fluff filters. gramme is cancelled  Clean the plinth filter. Clean the airways: ...
  • Page 52: Unsatisfactory Drying Results

    Problem solving guide Unsatisfactory drying results Problem Cause and remedy The laundry is not suffi‐ The load consisted of different types of fabric. ciently dry  Finish drying using the Warm air timed drying pro‐ gramme.  Select a different programme next time. Tip: You can alter the residual moisture level for some programmes.
  • Page 53: Other Problems

    Problem solving guide Other problems Problem Cause and remedy The drying process The room in which the dryer is located is too warm. goes on too long or  Ventilate the room thoroughly. even switches off * Detergent residues, hair and fine fluff can clog the fil‐ ters.
  • Page 54 Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy There are humming This is not a fault. noises The compressor (heat pump) is operating or you have selected the Steam smoothing programme.  No action is required. These noises are quite nor‐ mal and can be heard when the compressor or the condensed water pump is operating.
  • Page 55: Bottom Right Grille

    Problem solving guide Bottom right grille  Danger of injury. Do not touch the cooling fins. You could cut your‐  In general, the cooling fins be‐ self. hind the grille on the bottom right do not need cleaning. They should only ...
  • Page 56: Fluff Filter In The Condensed Water Container

    Problem solving guide Fluff filter in the condensed water container If you are experiencing problems running the Steam smoothing pro‐ gramme, the fluff filter at the end of the hose which is connected to the rubber seal in the condensed water container could be blocked.
  • Page 57: Steam Smoothing Spray Jet

    Problem solving guide Steam smoothing spray jet  Open the door of the tumble dryer. The spray jet is located in the top left of  Limescale deposits will impair the door opening. the spray jet. In this case, the spray jet must be re‐ moved and replaced with a new one (see "Optional accessories").
  • Page 58: After Sales Service

    In the event of any faults which you Optional accessories for this tumble cannot remedy yourself, please contact dryer are available from Miele, your your Miele Dealer or the Miele Service Miele dealer or via the internet at: Department. Contact details for Miele are given at the end of this booklet.
  • Page 59: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Front view a Mains connection cable e Heat exchanger access panel – do not open during drying b Control panel f Four height adjustable screw feet c Condensed water container g Cool air intake grille – empty after every drying cycle –...
  • Page 60: Rear View

    Installation and connection Rear view  If transporting the dryer at an an‐ gle, only tip towards the left side. a Protruding lid for holding when mov‐ ing the dryer (see arrows) b Accessories for external drainage of condensed water: hose clip, adapter and hose holder c Hose for external drainage of con‐...
  • Page 61: Installation

    Installation and connection Installation Ventilation  The cool air intake at the front of Levelling the dryer the dryer must not be blocked or  Make sure the dryer door can be covered. This would hinder a suffi‐ opened without hindrance after in‐ cient intake of cool air for the heat stallation.
  • Page 62: Additional Installation Requirements

    – Drying durations may increase slight‐ Optional accessories – Washer-dryer stack The tumble dryer can be combined with a Miele washing machine in a washer- dryer stack. The appropriate Miele washer-dryer stacking kit is required. – Plinth The tumble dryer can be fitted on a plinth with drawer (please note the plinth may not be available in all coun‐...
  • Page 63: External Condensed Water Outlet

    Installation and connection External condensed water out‐ Installation conditions requiring a non-return valve  There is a risk of back-flow into Notes the dryer if a non-return valve is not When drying is in progress, con‐ fitted. densed water is pumped into the con‐ Back-flow could damage the dryer densed water container through the and also the room in which it is loca‐...
  • Page 64: Arranging The Drain Hose

    Installation and connection Arranging the drain hose  Do not pull on the drain hose and do not stretch it or allow it to be‐ come kinked. This could damage the hose. There will be a small amount of residual water left in the drain hose.
  • Page 65: Examples

    Installation and connection Examples Direct connection to a sink drain out‐ – Drainage into a sink or floor gully Use the hose holder to prevent the drain hose from becoming kinked.  Remove the following from the back of the dryer at the top: Adapter 1 and hose clip 3 behind it.
  • Page 66 Installation and connection  Fit adapter 1 to the sink drain outlet using nut 2. The nut is usually fitted with a washer which must be removed.  Attach the end of the hose 4 to adapter 1.  Use the hose holder. ...
  • Page 67: Changing The Door Hinging

    Installation and connection Changing the door hinging  Hold the door securely and pull it for‐ wards: to remove the door you will You can change the door hinging on need to pull the base plate of the this tumble dryer yourself. hinge with its 2 pins out of the dryer.
  • Page 68 Installation and connection  Turn the door lock through 180°. 3. Remove the lock catch from the door  Press the door lock into openings   First take the rubber seal off the door on the opposite side of the door and place this to one side.
  • Page 69 Installation and connection 4. Dismantle the door hinge from the door The door hinge cover must be unclip‐ ped from position  and then removed.  Remove the lock catch from the cov‐ This lock catch cover is no longer nee‐ ded, however, please keep it in a safe place.
  • Page 70 Installation and connection 5. Change over the door hinge on the Tip: In some circumstances, the rods door can be difficult to dislodge. Moving the screwdriver with a levering action while The door hinge is secured to the door pulling at the same time may help to with 2 angled rods.
  • Page 71 Installation and connection 6. Change the lock catch on the door You now need the new door hinge cover supplied with the dryer. You now need the new lock catch cover supplied with the dryer which you have already fitted with the lock catch.
  • Page 72: Refitting

    Installation and connection Refitting Now that you have changed the door hinging the door will open from the 7. Refit the door opposite side.  Press the rubber seal back into the grove on the door.  Push the orange marker round to the other side so that you will see at ...
  • Page 73: Electrical Connection U.k

    Installation and connection Electrical connection U.K. Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 All electrical work should be carried out The fuse cover must be refitted when by a suitably qualified and competent changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover person, in strict accordance with cur‐ is lost, the plug must not be used until rent national and local safety regula‐...
  • Page 74: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Final spin speed in a Residual Energy Duration Load domestic washing ma‐ moisture chine 1000 2.14 Cottons  1000 1.28 Cottons Normal 1200 1.90 1400 1.80 1600 1.60 Cottons Normal + Gentle tumble 1000 2.19 Cottons Hand iron  1000 1.52 1200...
  • Page 75: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 850 mm Width 596 mm Depth 643 mm Depth with door open 1077 mm Suitable for pushing under a worktop Suitable for stacking Weight approx. 61.5 kg Drum volume 120 litres Load size 8.0 kg (weight of dry laundry) Capacity of condensed water container 4.8 l Hose length 1.60 m...
  • Page 76: Settings Menu

    Settings menu Calling up settings Changing a setting  Touching the  or  sensor will call You can use the Settings menu to alter up the different options for the set‐ the dryer's electronics to suit different ting. requirements. Settings can be altered For example, you can at any time.
  • Page 77: Drying Levels

    Settings menu Drying levels Airways indicator You can alter the drying levels for the Fluff should be removed after drying. Cottons, Minimum iron and Automatic The Clean out airways message will plus programmes. remind you to clean the filters when a certain amount of fluff has collected in The setting selected is shown in a bar them.
  • Page 78: Buzzer Volume

    Settings menu Buzzer volume 150 μS. Contact your local water au‐ thority for the conductivity level of your The buzzer can be set to be louder or mains water supply. quieter.  Only activate the Low option for The setting selected is shown in a bar the conditions described above.
  • Page 79: Code

    If you forget the code, the The display will remain on (i.e. it will dryer will need to be unlocked by the never go out). Miele Service Department. You can switch the display and buttons back on again by pressing any button. Display brightness The brightness of the display can be altered.
  • Page 80: Appliance Switch-Off

    Settings menu Appliance switch-off Anti-crease To save energy the dryer will switch If you have pressed the Anti-crease off automatically after 15 minutes. You button: can lengthen or shorten the time. the drum will continue to rotate in a special anti-crease rhythm for a maxi‐ The dryer will switch off after 10, 15 or mum of 2 hours after the end of the 20 minutes,...
  • Page 83 Tel: (01) 461 07 10, Fax: (01) 461 07 97 Building 6 / Offices Nos. 6-214 to 6-220 Dubai E-Mail:, Internet: Tel: +971-4-341 84 44 Fax: +971-4-341 88 52 Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG E-Mail: Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany Internet:
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