Miele KF 1801 Vi Operating And Installation Instructions

Fridge-freezer combination


Operating and Installation
Fridge-Freezer Combination
KF 1801 Vi
KF 1811 Vi
KF 1901 Vi
KF 1911 Vi
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and appliance damage
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 09 169 250


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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Fridge-Freezer Combination KF 1801 Vi KF 1811 Vi KF 1901 Vi KF 1911 Vi en - US, CA To prevent accidents and appliance damage read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 09 169 250...
  • Page 2: Installation Instructions

    Installation instructions Information is subject to change. Please refer to our website to obtain the most current product specification, technical & warranty information. To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use.
  • Page 3: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing materials Disposal of an old appliance The cardboard box and packing Old appliances contain materials that materials are biodegradable and can be recycled. Please contact your recyclable. Please recycle. local recycling center about the possibility of recycling these materials.
  • Page 4: Installation Site

    Installation Installation site Have the appliance installed by a The appliance should be installed in a qualified technician, according to dry, well-ventilated room. the enclosed installation instructions. Do not install the appliance: - outdoors WARNING - in an environment with dripping This appliance is top-heavy and water must be secured to prevent it from...
  • Page 5: Installation Niche

    See "Niche dimensions". If in doubt, contact Miele. The side walls of the installation cavity Furniture/fixtures must be plumb. The new appliance will be mounted...
  • Page 6: Stainless Steel Panels

    The "Merging Kit" is available from Miele. This appliance is compatible with all styles and designs of kitchen cabinetry. Contact Miele or your dealer for The total weight of the decorative specific information about which panel(s) must not exceed the following: combinations will work with your appliance.
  • Page 7: Side Panels

    The "Merging Kit" will also be needed. The "Merging Kit" is available from Miele. Installation with partition without using the "Merging Kit" If there is a partition with a thickness of more than 6 "...
  • Page 8 To connect these furniture doors, a metal strip can be purchased as an holes and drive in with a hammer. optional accessory. Contact Miele. The door opening angle is now limited When attaching the metal strip to the to 90°.
  • Page 9 Dimensions Door dimensions (opening angle 90°) *The dimensions of the door fronts and handles will vary according to each individual kitchen. " (10 mm) KF 18X1 Vi " (829 mm) Door front max. 1 " (38 mm)* Door handle* KF 19X1 Vi "...
  • Page 10: Niche Dimensions

    Dimensions Niche dimensions Niche width (A) KF 1801 Vi, KF 1811 Vi 30" (762 mm) KF 1901 Vi, KF 1911 Vi 36" (915 mm)
  • Page 11: Door Front Dimensions

    Dimensions Power supply and water connection 1. Power supply 2. Water connection KF 18X1 Vi 15" (381 mm) KF 19X1 Vi 18" (458 mm) Door front dimensions KF 18X1 Vi 53 " " 1354 mm " KF 19X1 Vi 53 "...
  • Page 12: Installing The Appliance

    Installing the appliance Before you begin – Adhesive tape – Multi-grip pliers Read these instructions completely and carefully. – Level Have the appliance installed by a – Tape measure qualified technician, according to the enclosed installation instructions. – Square When fastening the cabinet to the wall behind it (see "Installing the appliance") To reduce the risk of injury or use:...
  • Page 13: Aligning The Housing Unit

    Installing the appliance Aligning the housing unit Check the installation niche To ensure a safe, trouble-free installation and the best possible cosmetic result, check to be sure that the installation space complies with the installation requirements. ^ Check the base (see "Installation"). ^ Check the dimensions of the cavity.
  • Page 14: Remotevision Module Installation

    Installing the appliance Caution! The appliance is no longer secured and may be unstable. ^ From the rear of the appliance carefully lift it from the pallet. Once the appliance is on the ground it can be wheeled around. ^ Do not remove the installation RemoteVision module supports from the appliance doors.
  • Page 15: Preparing The Installation Niche

    In that case, repeat the process. If that does not correct the Keep the appliance door closed problem, contact Miele. until it is securely fastened in the niche. Tipping hazard. Because of the size and weight of the appliance, it is essential to...
  • Page 16: Mounting Accessories

    Installing the appliance Mounting Accessories The mounting accessories needed for installing the appliance into the niche are included in the packaging. Several plastic bags are included which are numbered alphabetically. The bag needed for each step will be The distance "D" between the anti-tip marked with its respective letter.
  • Page 17 Installing the appliance ^ Drill pilot holes: In a cabinet with a back wall – " (3 mm) for 5 x 60 mm wood screws – " (2 mm) for 4 x 15 mm wood screws. ^ screw the back wall of the cabinet in several places directly to the wall behind it.
  • Page 18 Installing the appliance Securing an alternative anti-tip – The beam must cover the appliance by at least 2" (50.8 mm). device ^ Mark the installation height (lower If the anti-tip brackets cannot be attached securely, an alternative edge of the beam) on the rear wall of anti-tip device can be used.
  • Page 19: Sliding The Appliance Into The Installation Niche

    Installing the appliance ^ Plug the appliance into the power Sliding the appliance into the outlet b. installation niche The plug of the appliance should be If a side-by-side installation is easily accessible after installation. desired, connect the two appliances If the plug is not accessible after the together.
  • Page 20: Aligning The Appliance

    Installing the appliance Aligning the appliance Important! ^ Align the appliance with the custom When unscrewing the front. height-adjustable feet, proceed gradually, alternating between left and right. ^ Unscrew the height-adjustable feet until the mark on the base has reached the indicated guide dimension 1 1/4"...
  • Page 21 Installing the appliance Note: If there is no way to attach the top of the appliance, it can be attached to the – The adjustment of the rear feet is sides of the installation niche. aided if the appliance is lifted at the rear (tipped forward slightly).
  • Page 22 Installing the appliance ^ Insert both filler strips into the installation space above the appliance, until they click into place. ^ Open both appliance doors. ^ If necessary, shorten the filler strip j to the required height. ^ Place the 2 strips on top of each other k.
  • Page 23: Preparing The Custom Door

    Installing the appliance Now connect the water supply to the appliance (see "Plumbing"). Preparing the custom door For best results, it is important to mount the upper door before the lower door. ^ Open the appliance door. ^ Measure the distance X between the bracket from the upper door and the overhead furniture/fixtures.
  • Page 24 Installing the appliance ^ Mark the distance X on the back-side of the custom door. Please note: When attaching the ^ Also calculate and mark the center of mounting frame onto two adjacent the custom door Y. doors (see "Front panel gap kit") ^ Remove the mounting frame from the screw into the thicker outer frames appliance door and position it...
  • Page 25: Attaching And Aligning The Custom Door Front

    Installing the appliance Attaching and aligning the custom door front ^ Align the custom door height with the threaded bolts p. ^ Now tighten the nuts q on top. This secures the appliance door. To mount the custom door on the lower appliance door, simply repeat ^ Open the door and hang the custom the steps under "Preparing the...
  • Page 26: Attaching The Lower Bracket

    Installing the appliance Note the size of the upper custom door The fixing brackets are used to secure front: the custom door front to the bottom of the appliance door. ^ Open the appliance door all the way. ^ Slightly loosen the screw (1.). ^ Position the fixing bracket on the appliance door (2.) and pre-drill a hole in the custom door front.
  • Page 27: Attaching The Covers

    Installing the appliance Attaching the covers ^ Insert the cover strip into the space ^ To mount the cover strips on both between the appliance and the side sides of the upper and lower doors, panel. click them into place from bottom to For side-by-side combinations, the top, into the gap between the cover strips (on both sides of the...
  • Page 28 Installing the appliance ^ Remove the foil from the adhesive strips. ^ Insert the cover plate on the freezer compartment door. Attaching the toe-kick cover ^ Attach the toe-kick cover to the The maximum height of the toe-kick plinth. cover is 4" (101 mm) from the top of the floor.
  • Page 29 Installing the appliance Mounting the air separator The air separator keeps the supply and exhaust air separate. This prevents warm exhaust air from flowing into the machine, optimizing the energy performance of the unit. ^ If necessary, shorten the three parts ^ Clip the air separator, left and right of of the air separator.
  • Page 30 Plumbing All plumbing work should be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person, in accordance with all applicable local and national regulations. The water quality must conform to country requirements for drinking water. – The appliance is only suitable for connection to the cold water supply.
  • Page 31: Preparing The Water Connection

    Plumbing Preparing the water connection For appliances with a hose guide The connection to the household water supply must be installed before the appliance is installed. ^ Turn off the main water valve to prevent damage caused by leaking water. ^ Attach the connecting pipe to the shut-off valve, according to the instructions supplied by the...
  • Page 32: Connecting The Water Supply

    Plumbing ^ Push the union nut and seal onto the Connecting the water supply water pipe. When connecting the water pipe to ^ Push the end of the water pipe into the solenoid valve of the appliance, the appliance connection and screw follow the instructions supplied by on the union nut, 3.
  • Page 33: Electrical Connection

    If there are any questions regarding the electrical connection of this appliance to the power supply, please consult a licensed electrician or call the Miele Technical Service. U1-800-999-1360 V1-800-565-6435...

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