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Miele F 1471 Vi Operating And Installation Instructions

Frost free freezer
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Operating and installation instructions
Frost free freezer
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 - AU, IN
M.-Nr. 09 755 520


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Summary of Contents for Miele F 1471 Vi

  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost free freezer 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 - AU, IN M.-Nr. 09 755 520...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........5 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Ice/water dispenser ..........30 Using the ice/water dispenser for the first time .
  • Page 4 Contents Installation advice ..........56 Location .
  • Page 5: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance Control panel for the freezer a Access sensor d On/Off sensor for the ice/water dispenser b Sensor for selecting the e Sensor for switching off the temperature in the freezer (X for colder; Y for warmer) temperature or door alarm (only visible when the temperature or door c On/Off sensor for the...
  • Page 6 Guide to the appliance g Rocker switch for switching the a Interior lighting whole appliance on and off b Door basket h Freezer baskets c Ice cube maker i Water filter d Ice cube container j Ice/water dispenser located e Adjustable shelf in the door f Control panel for the freezer k Control panel for the ice/water...
  • 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

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct application This appliance complies with all This appliance is designed for relevant local and national safety domestic use and for use in similar requirements. Improper use of the environments by guests in hotel or appliance can, however, present a motel rooms, bed &...
  • Page 9: Technical Safety

    – contact Miele for advice. danger. The more coolant there is in an appliance, the larger the room it should be installed in. In the event of a...
  • Page 10 These do not guarantee the required Miele cannot be held liable for safety of the appliance (e.g. danger of damage caused by a faulty connection overheating). to the mains water supply.
  • Page 11 Faulty components must only be Do not take ice cubes out with your replaced by genuine Miele original bare hands and never place ice cubes spare parts. The manufacturer can only or ice lollies in your mouth straight from guarantee the safety of the appliance the freezer.
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions Do not store cans or bottles Never use a steam-cleaning containing carbonated drinks or liquids appliance to defrost or clean this which could freeze in the freezer. The appliance. Steam could reach the cans or bottles could explode. electrical components and cause a Danger of injury and damage to the short circuit.
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions Disposal of your old appliance Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door latches or locks 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 14: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy consumption Increased energy consumption Installation In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, unventilated room. Protected from direct sunlight. In direct sunlight. Not situated near a heat source Situated near a heat source (radiator, oven). (radiator, oven).
  • Page 15: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time To enable the temperature to get ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and sufficiently cold inside the the accessories with lukewarm water appliance, allow the appliance to and a little washing-up liquid, and run for a few hours before placing then dry with a soft cloth.
  • Page 16: Switching Off

    Switching on and off Further settings You can now – adjust the temperature, Further settings can be selected in the settings mode. – select the SuperFreeze function or In settings mode, you can select certain – switch the ice/water dispenser on or appliance functions via the control off.
  • Page 17 Switching on and off ^ By touching the X sensor, you can To switch the sensor tone on/off now select whether the sensor tone is The tone which sounds each time a to be switched on or off: sensor is touched can be deactivated. = 0: Sensor tone switched off = 1: Sensor tone switched on = –: Return to menu...
  • Page 18: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching 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: ^ turn off the tap to the water supply (a few hours before you switch off the appliance), ^ switch the appliance off,...
  • Page 19: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature in the It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the freezer appliance. Micro-organisms will cause food which is not stored at the correct temperature to deteriorate rapidly. Temperature influences the growth rate of these micro-organisms.
  • Page 20: Temperature Range

    The correct temperature Temperature When you have adjusted the temperature, wait for approx. 6 hours (Fahrenheit/Celsius) if the appliance is not very full and The temperature can be displayed in for approx. 24 hours if the appliance degrees Celsius or degrees Fahrenheit. is full before checking the temperature display, as it will take this long for the appliance to reach the temperature.
  • Page 21: Temperature Display

    The correct temperature ^ By touching the X sensor, you can Temperature display now set the temperature to be displayed in Fahrenheit or Celsius. The temperature display on the † 0: Temperature in Fahrenheit control panel always shows the † 1: Temperature in Celsius selected temperature.
  • Page 22: Alarms

    Alarms Switching the temperature Your appliance has been fitted with a warning system which ensures that the alarm off early temperature in the appliance cannot If the noise disturbs you, you can rise unnoticed and to avoid energy switch the alarm off early if you wish. being wasted if the door is left open.
  • Page 23: Door Alarm

    Alarms Door alarm The alarm will sound if the door is left open for more than 5 minutes. The "Alarm off" sensor will also light up. The alarm will stop and the "Alarm off" sensor in the display will go out as soon as the door has been shut.
  • Page 24: Superfreeze

    SuperFreeze SuperFreeze Switching off SuperFreeze Switch the SuperFreeze function on Depending on the amount of food before putting fresh food into the placed in the freezer, the SuperFreeze freezer. function will switch off automatically after approx. 52 hours. The sensor is This helps food to freeze quickly and highlighted in white and the appliance retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Interior Fittings

    Adjusting the interior fittings Moving the shelves Moving the door shelf The shelves can be adjusted according The door shelf can be moved when to the height of the food: loading and unloading it and for cleaning, or it can be removed ^ Hold the shelf on both sides and completely: raise it slightly so that it can be lifted...
  • Page 26: Freezer Baskets

    Adjusting the interior fittings Freezer baskets The freezer baskets can also be removed for cleaning. ^ Pull the freezer basket out as far as it will go. To prevent children from hurting themselves, there is a pin on the door opening side which needs to be turned to a horizontal position in order to remove the drawer.
  • Page 27: Freezing And Storing Food

    Freezing and storing food Maximum freezing capacity Storing frozen food To ensure that fresh food placed in the When buying frozen food to store in freezer freezes through to the core as your freezer, check quickly as possible, the maximum –...
  • Page 28: Home Freezing

    Freezing and storing food Home freezing lightly before freezing, but care should be taken as the taste of some Only freeze fresh food which is in a spices alters when frozen. good condition. – Do not place hot food or drinks in the Tips on home freezing freezer.
  • Page 29: Defrosting

    Lower still frozen. Just put straight into boiling basket basket water or hot fat. The cooking time is F 1471 Vi 16 kg 16 kg slightly less than that of fresh vegetables due to changes in the cell ^ Place the food flat in the bottom of structure.
  • Page 30: Ice/Water Dispenser

    Ice/water dispenser For the ice/water dispenser to After opening and closing the operate, it must be connected to the appliance door, it may take a few mains water supply (see "Mains seconds before the ice/water water connection"). dispenser can be used again. The sensor for chilled water will flash Use a suitable glass or jug to white in the ice/water dispenser control...
  • Page 31: Switching On The Ice/Water Dispenser

    Ice/water dispenser Switching on the ice/water dispenser Before using the ice/water dispenser ^ To activate the ice/water dispenser, for the first time, rinse through the touch one of the sensors or place your ice/water dispenser pipework. hand briefly under the dispenser spout.
  • Page 32: Chilled Water

    Ice/water dispenser Chilled water Take your finger off the sensor when ^ Place a large container on the drip the glass or jug is almost full. tray cover. Otherwise it will overfill or the ice will block the dispensing spout. The ice cube maker can make up to 150 ice cubes in 24 hours.
  • Page 33: System Lock

    Ice/water dispenser System lock If the ice/water dispenser is not You can use the system lock to prevent used again within 2 minutes or if the the ice/water dispenser from being door is opened, the ice/water used without your knowledge, e.g. by dispenser will switch to standby children.
  • Page 34: Switching Off The Ice/Water Dispenser

    Ice/water dispenser Switching off the ice/water The colour of the other sensors shows whether that sensor is switched on dispenser (yellow) or switched off (white): The appliance must be De-misting function disconnected from the mains water Ice cube separation supply a few hours before the ice/water dispenser is switched off.
  • Page 35 Ice/water dispenser Ice cube separation Keypad tones To prevent the ice cubes and crushed The tone which sounds each time a ice from freezing together and blocking sensor is touched can be deactivated. the dispensing spout, the spindle in the The appliance is delivered with this ice cube container moves at regular intervals to separate them.
  • Page 36: Automatic Defrost

    Automatic defrost This freezer is equipped with a frost free system. The freezer defrosts automatically. The moisture generated by defrosting collects in the condensor and is automatically dissipated by the condensor from time to time. This automatic defrosting system enables the freezer to remain permanently ice-free.
  • Page 37: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Before cleaning Do not let water get into the electronic unit or the appliance lighting. Do not use a steam cleaning apparatus to clean the appliance. ^ Switch the appliance off by pressing Steam could reach the electrical the On/Off rocker switch on the components and cause a short right-hand side underneath the...
  • Page 38: Ice Cube Container

    Cleaning and care Drip tray Aluminium frames The frames on the shelves inside the The drip tray catches excess water. appliance and in the door are made from aluminium. Aluminium is affected by the way that light falls on it, by the surrounding When the drip tray is full, the 0 symbol environment and by the angle you in the ice/water dispenser control panel...
  • Page 39: Ventilation Gaps

    Cleaning and care Ventilation gaps After cleaning ^ The ventilation gaps should be ^ Replace all shelves and accessories cleaned on a regular basis with a back in the appliance. brush or vacuum cleaner. A build-up ^ Reconnect the appliance to the of dust will increase the energy electricity supply and switch it on.
  • Page 40: Problem Solving Guide

    Contact a qualified electrician or ^ Check that the appliance door has Miele. been closed properly. ^ Check the temperature settings..the compressor runs continuously.
  • Page 41 Has the appliance door been open for longer than 5 minutes? ^ You can order a replacement filter ^ Close the appliance door. from your Miele Chartered Agent or from Miele..the reminder to change the water filter indicator flashes red.
  • Page 42 Problem solving guide . . . the 0 symbol flashes in the ^ Check whether the appliance is control panel of the ice/water correctly connected to the mains water supply. dispenser. ^ Was the water inlet pipe purged of air The drip tray of the ice/water dispenser by a qualified and competent person is full.
  • Page 43 ^ Check whether the water pipework cubes or is only dispensing a very inside the appliance is damaged. little amount of water. Call Miele. ^ Check whether there is sufficient ^ Check whether there is sufficient water pressure. The water pressure water pressure.
  • Page 44 . . . a fault message with "_F" appears in the temperature display. ^ Then lift the lamp cover forwards to remove. There is a fault. Call Miele. Do not touch halogen lamps with . . . the interior lighting is not your bare fingers.
  • Page 45 Problem solving guide Side lighting: If you still cannot remedy the fault having followed these suggestions, please contact Miele. However, a call-out charge will be applied for unnecessary service visits where the problem could have been rectified as described in these operating instructions.
  • Page 46: Water Filter

    New water filters (bypass and active to be changed. charcoal filter) can be obtained from ^ Make sure that you have a spare your Miele Chartered Agent or Miele. water filter ready to fit. New water filters (bypass and active...
  • Page 47: To Change The Water Filter

    Water filter To change the water filter Air in the system can cause water to gush out and the filter to spring out when it is removed. Take great care, therefore, when changing the filter. ^ Remove the cap from the old filter cartridge (3).
  • Page 48: To Confirm The Water Filter Has Been Changed

    Water filter All ice cubes that are produced in the 24 hours after you have changed the water filter should be discarded. ^ After the filter has been changed, the reminder to change the filter will Using an external water filter continue to flash in the control panel.
  • Page 49: Noises

    Noises Normal noises What causes them Humming noise made by the motor (compressor). This noise can Brrrrr ... get louder for brief periods when the motor is switching on. Blubb, blubb..A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes.
  • Page 50: After Sales / Warranty

    After Sales / Warranty In the event of a fault which you cannot correct yourself, please contact: – Miele The contact details for Miele are given on the back cover of these operating instructions. When contacting Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.
  • Page 51: Mains Water Connection

    Replace the stainless steel hose if it hose for the ice cube maker. is defective. It must only be replaced by an original Miele hose (available from Miele). Please note that this The water quality must conform to hose is suitable for conveying the requirements for drinking water drinking water.
  • Page 52: Preparing For Plumbing The Appliance Into The Mains Water Supply

    Mains water connection Preparing for plumbing the The appliance must only be connected to a cold water pipe that appliance into the mains water supply is directly connected to the fresh water supply in order to ensure circulation of the water in the cold water pipe. Plumbing connections must be correctly in place before the Avoid using a water inlet in which...
  • Page 53 Mains water connection Before using the appliance for the first On appliances with a feed-through for time, the water inlet pipe should be the water inlet hose, purged of air by a qualified and competent person: – To do so the stainless steel hose should be filled as much as possible with water before being connected to the appliance.
  • Page 54: Fitting The Stainless Steel Hose To The Appliance

    Mains water connection Fitting the stainless steel hose to the appliance When fitting the stainless steel hose, make sure that it is neither kinked nor damaged. ^ Remove the cap (1.) from the water connection at the front of the appliance.
  • Page 55: 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 56: Installation Advice

    Should you require further assistance please – 3 cm away from an electric oven or contact Miele. cooker – 30 cm away from an oil or coal-fired Climate range range.
  • Page 57: Floor

    F 1471 Vi ....228 kg The weight of the appliance when Door hinging empty is: F 1471 Vi .
  • Page 58: Side-By-Side Installation

    Installation with a partition wall using the side-by-side installation kit A side-by-side installation kit, available from Miele, is required. The partition wall must be at least Ask your Miele Chartered Agent 16 mm thick. which appliances are suitable for side-by-side installation with this appliance.
  • Page 59: Appliance Door Dimensions (Opening Angle 115°)

    Door front (max. 38 mm)* Door handle* 234 mm F 1471 Vi * The dimensions of the door fronts and handles will vary according to the individual kitchen. Miele recommends using the complete door opening angle of 115° with this freezer.
  • Page 60: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions Niche width F 1471 Vi 457 mm – 460 mm...
  • Page 61: Laying The Electrical Cabling And The Pipework For The Mains Water Supply

    Building-in dimensions Laying the electrical cabling Door front dimensions and the pipework for the mains water supply...
  • Page 62: Installation

    Installation Other Due to the size and weight of the – Step ladder appliance, it is essential that – Sack barrow installation is carried out by two people. – Wooden beam (min. 75 mm x 100 mm) if required, to prevent Tools and accessories tipping;...
  • Page 63: Weight Of The Furniture Door Front

    The size of the side panel must match F 1471 Vi that of the furniture panel opposite. Fitting a door which is heavier than the maximum permitted could damage the hinges.
  • Page 64: Aligning The Housing Unit

    Installation Aligning the housing unit Checking the building-in niche – The building-in dimensions now need to be checked. – Check the position of the electrical and plumbing connections (see "Electrical connection" and "Mains water connection"). – Check that all surrounding furniture/units are securely fixed to the wall.
  • Page 65: Preparing The Niche

    Installation The appliance can be rolled along the floor using the wheels at the back. Preparing the niche Keep the door to the appliance closed until it is fixed inside the building-in niche. ^ Do not remove the installation aids from the appliance door.
  • Page 66: Anti-Tipping Mechanism

    Installation Anti-tipping mechanism The anti-tipping mechanism a ensures the housing unit b is securely fixed to ^ Position the anti-tipping mechanisms the wall and tipping of the appliance is a at the rear of the housing unit on prevented. the left and right, leaving a gap to the wall of no more than 10 mm.
  • Page 67 Installation In a housing unit with a rear wall In a housing unit without a rear wall ^ bolt the rear wall of the housing unit ^ bolt the housing unit to the wall in in several places directly to the wall several places with the help of behind it.
  • Page 68: An Alternative Anti-Tipping Mechanism

    Installation ^ Mark the position of the lower edge of An alternative anti-tipping the wooden beam on the rear wall of mechanism the niche. If it is not possible to fix the anti-tipping ^ Select screws of a length depending mechanisms securely to the floor of the niche, the appliance can be secured at on the thickness of the wood.
  • Page 69: Placing The Appliance In The Niche

    Installation ^ Plug in the appliance a. Placing the appliance in the niche Connection should be made via a suitable switched socket. The If you are installing two appliances socket should be close to the side by side, now secure the appliance and easily accessible.
  • Page 70: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation ^ A mark is located on the appliance Aligning the appliance base. When adjusting the height, this ^ Align the appliance with mark needs to be aligned at 32 mm neighbouring furniture fronts. from the floor. Unscrew the feet until the mark on the base has reached 32 mm.
  • Page 71: Securing The Appliance In The Niche

    Installation ^ Pull out the lugs for the side fixing Securing the appliance in the plates g. niche ^ Screw on the lugs for the side plates. ^ Screw the lugs for the fixing plate f into the furniture/units above the ^ If necessary, cut the trim h to the appliance.
  • Page 72 Installation ^ Open the appliance door. When installing two appliances side by side, the trims for the two appliances need to be joined together to form one long strip: ^ Insert the joining peg from the side-by-side kit halfway into the channel in the trim for the left-hand appliance.
  • Page 73: Preparing The Furniture Fronts

    Installation Preparing the furniture fronts ^ Load the door basket. ^ Open the appliance door as far as it ^ Measure the gap X between the will go. adjusting bar and the upper edge of ^ Unscrew the installation aids l from the adjacent furniture front.
  • Page 74 Installation – The mounting frame has several different types of holes to take account of a variety of furniture fronts. – When securing the frame, always screw into the strongest part of the furniture door. – To do this, select screws which are slightly shorter than the thickness of the furniture door.
  • Page 75: Securing And Aligning The Furniture Door

    Installation ^ Press the angle trim on both sides Securing and aligning the into the white plastic frame, and furniture door screw them down securely. Spare screws can be found in the plastic bag marked "E". ^ Screw the nuts o loosely onto the threaded bolts, but do not tighten yet.
  • Page 76: Securing The Covers

    Installation Securing the covers ^ Now attach the covers onto the retaining clips on both sides. In the ^ Fit the two cover strips to both sides case of side-by-side installation, the of the appliance door, clicking them cover strips are only required on the into the space between the appliance outer side.
  • Page 77: Fitting The Plinth Facing

    Installation Fitting the plinth facing Fitting the air separator The air separator in the vent Do not cover the vents in the plinth. underneath separates air entering the This will damage the appliance. appliance from that leaving it. It also stops warm air flowing into the ^ Trim the plinth facing to the required appliance, which would cause a short...
  • Page 78: Aligning The Ice/Water Dispenser

    Installation Aligning the ice/water dispenser If necessary, the depth of the ice/water dispenser can be aligned to line up with the furniture front. Disconnect the appliance from the mains. Switch off at the wall and withdraw the plug from the socket, or disconnect the mains fuse or remove the screw-out fuse in countries where this is applicable.
  • Page 79 Installation Once the drip tray has been removed, you can align the position of the ice/water dispenser using the four metal strips. ^ Loosen the screws in the four metal ^ Remove the back cover. strips. ^ Then insert a screwdriver into one of the four slits and push the ice/water dispenser sideways until it is correctly aligned with the furniture...
  • Page 80: Securing The Ice/Water Dispenser Frame

    Installation Securing the ice/water dispenser frame The word "TOP" is marked on the rear of the frame at the top. With 19 mm thick furniture fronts: ^ Fit the frame onto the ice/water dispenser and press it firmly into position so that it sits evenly with the furniture front.
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