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Miele KM 6357 Operating And Installation Instructions

Ceramic cooktop with induction
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Operating and Installation instructions
Ceramic Cooktop with induction
KM 6357
KM 6386
en - CA
To prevent accidents and
appliance damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 09 330 060



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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation instructions Ceramic Cooktop with induction KM 6357 KM 6386 en - CA To prevent accidents and appliance damage, read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 09 330 060...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

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  • Page 4 Con|ctivity and Miele|home........
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions And Warnings

    This will protect you from injury and prevent damage to the cooktop. Miele will not be held liable for damage caused by failure to comply with the safety instructions and warnings. Keep the instructions in a safe place and pass them along to any...
  • Page 6 Safety instructions and warnings Intended use This cooktop is intended for use in households and similar environments. This cooktop is not intended for outdoor use. Use the cooktop only in household-type situations for the preparation and warming of food. All other types of use are not permitted. Individuals who are incapable of using the appliance safely because of their physical, sensory or mental capabilities or their lack of experience or knowledge must not use this appliance without...
  • Page 7 Safety instructions and warnings Children at the cooktop Children under 8 years of age must be kept away from the cooktop unless they are under constant supervision. Children 8 years and older must only be allowed to use the cooktop without supervision if the operation of the dishwasher has been explained to them in such a way that they can safely use it.
  • Page 8 (selected) settings. Technical safety Installation, repair and maintenance work should only be performed by a Miele authorized service technician. Work by unqualified persons could be dangerous for the user. A damaged cooktop can be dangerous. Before installing the cooktop, check for visible damage.
  • Page 9 Any contact with connections carrying voltage or changes to the electrical or mechanical set-up will endanger you and may impair the functioning of the cooktop. Repairs not performed by a Miele authorized service technician will void the warranty. Only with original Miele spare parts can the manufacturer guarantee the safety of the appliance.
  • Page 10 Safety instructions and warnings Proper use Oil and fat may ignite if overheated. Do not leave the appliance unattended when cooking with oil or fat.? Do not use water to extinguish oil or fat fires. Switch the cooktop off and use a lid or a wet dishtowel to put out the fire. After use, switch off the element by its control and do not rely on the pan detector.
  • Page 11 Safety instructions and warnings If the cooktop is built in behind a cabinet door, it should only be operated with the door open. Close the door only when the residual heat indicators have gone out. The cooktop is hot during use and remains so for some time after being switched off.
  • Page 12 Safety instructions and warnings Rough cookware can scratch the glass ceramic surface. Use only pots and pans with a smooth bottom. Salt, sugar, and grains of sand or dirt (e.g. from fresh vegetables) between the cookware and the cooktop can cause scratches. Keep cooktop and cookware clean.
  • Page 13 Safety instructions and warnings Metal objects stored in a drawer under the cooktop can become hot when the cooktop is in heavy use over a longer period of time. Do not store metal objects in a drawer under the cooktop! The cooktop is equipped with a cooling fan.
  • Page 14: Guide To The Cooktop

    Guide to the cooktop Cooktop models KM 6357 a Cooking zone with twin booster b Cooking zone with booster c PowerFlex cooking zone with twin booster d PowerFlex cooking zone with twin booster c + d can be combined to create a PowerFlex cooking area...
  • Page 15 Guide to the cooktop KM 6386 a Cooking zone with booster b Cooking zone with booster c Cooking zone with booster d PowerFlex cooking zone with twin booster e PowerFlex cooking zone with twin booster d + ecan be combined to create a PowerFlex cooking area f Control panel...
  • Page 16: Control Panel

    Guide to the cooktop Control panel (example) 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9...
  • Page 17 Guide to the cooktop Sensors a On/Off b Lock indicator c Hours d - Timer selection - For switching between timer functions - For selecting the shut-off time (see "Automatic cooking zone shut-off") e Stop and Go f For selecting a power level g Single booster / twin booster h - For switching on the PowerFlex cooking area i - For setting the time...
  • Page 18: Cooking Zone Data

    Guide to the cooktop Cooking zone data Cooking KM 6357 zone smallest to largest Rating in watts at 240 V** C in cm* 18 - 28 Normal 2600 Twin booster, level 1 3000 Twin booster, level 2 3700 10 - 16...
  • Page 19 Guide to the cooktop Cooking KM 6386 zone smallest to largest Rating in watts at 240 V** C in cm* 14 - 20 Normal 1850 Booster 3000 10 - 16 Normal 1400 Booster 2200 18 - 28 Normal 2600 Twin booster, level 1 3000 Twin booster, level 2 3700...
  • Page 20: Help Protect Our Environment

    Help protect our 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 authority about the possibility of recycling these materials.
  • Page 21: Before The First Use

    Before the first use Stick the data plate, which is included with the appliance documents, on the appropriate place on the cooktop (see Technical Service). First cleaning ^ Remove any protective foil and stickers. ^ Before first use, wipe down the appliance with a damp cloth and dry it.
  • Page 22: Induction

    Induction How induction works Under each induction cooking zone there is an induction coil. When the cooking zone is switched on, the coil generates a magnetic field that acts directly on the bottom of the cookware to heat it up. The cooking zone heats up indirectly from the heat given off by the cookware.
  • Page 23: Noises

    Induction Noises When you use an induction cooking zone, the following noises may occur, depending on the the type and shape of the cookware bottom: – The zone may hum at higher power settings. The humming will become quieter or disappear if you lower the power setting.
  • Page 24: Cookware

    Induction Cookware Suitable cookware is made of: – stainless steel with a magnetizable bottom – enamel-coated steel – cast iron. Unsuitable cookware is made of: – stainless steel with a non-magnetizable bottom – aluminium or copper – glass, ceramics, earthenware or stoneware. If you are not sure whether a pot or pan is suitable for induction, you can test it using a magnet against the bottom.
  • Page 25: Power Settings

    Power settings The cooktop is factory-programmed with 9 power levels. You can increase the number of power levels (see Programming). Power settings Default settings Extended settings (9 power levels) (17 power levels) Melting butter 1 to 2 1 to 2+ Dissolving gelatine Making milk puddings 2 to 2+...
  • Page 26: Use

    The basics of use Your glass ceramic cooktop is equipped with sensors which respond to touch. When the cooktop is switched off, only the ON/OFF and safety lock symbols are visible. All the other symbols light up when the cooktop is switched on.
  • Page 27: Switching The Cooktop On

    Do not leave the cooktop unattended when in use! Switching the cooktop on ^ Touch the s sensor. All the sensors light up. If you don't touch another sensor within the next few seconds, the cooktop will shut off for safety.
  • Page 28: Powerflex Cooking Area

    PowerFlex cooking area You can combine the PowerFlex cooking zones into one PowerFlex cooking area. The settings for the cooking area are controlled via the rear or left PowerFlex cooking zone; the other settings bar goes out except for the y symbol. Activating/Deactivating ^ Touch the y sensor.
  • Page 29: Auto Heat-Up

    Auto heat-up When Auto heat-up is activated, the cooking zone starts heating at the highest power setting and then switches to the power level selected (continued-cooking level). The heat-up time depends on the continued-cooking level you selected (see chart). Activating ^ Touch the desired continued-cooking number until a signal sounds, and the selected continued-cooking power-level starts to flash.
  • Page 30 Continued-cooking Heat-up time level* in minutes and seconds (approx.) 0 : 15 0 : 15 0 : 15 0 : 15 0 : 25 0 : 25 0 : 50 0 : 50 2 : 00 5 : 50 5 : 50 2 : 50 2 : 50 2 : 50...
  • Page 31: Booster

    Booster The cooking zones are equipped with a booster or a twin booster (see Guide to the cooktop). The booster increases the power so that large quantities can be quickly heated, e.g. water for cooking pasta. This power increase is active for a maximum of 15 minutes. The booster can only be used on two cooking zones at a time.
  • Page 32 During the booster time, the B sensor and all of the numbers in the settings bar are on at brightness level 2. Activating the booster ^ Touch "0" on the settings bar of the desired cooking zone. ^ Select a power level, if necessary. ^ Touch the B sensor.
  • Page 33: Keeping Warm

    Keeping warm Some cooking zones have a keeping warm level. This keeping warm level is for keeping food warm that has just been cooked, i.e. food that is still hot. It is not for reheating food that has gone cold. If the keeping warm level has been activated, the cooking zone will switch off automatically after a maximum of 2 hours.
  • Page 34: Switching Off And Residual Heat Display

    Switching off and residual heat display Switching a cooking zone off ^ Touch 0 on the settings bar of the desired cooking zone. After several seconds the numbers 1 to 9 on the settings bar go out. If the cooking zone is still hot, the residual heat will be displayed.
  • Page 35: Tips For Saving Energy

    Tips for saving energy – Whenever possible, keep pots and pans covered while cooking. This helps to limit the loss of heat. open closed – For small quantities, choose small cookware. A small pot requires less energy than a larger, only partially filled pot. –...
  • Page 36: Timer

    Timer The cooktop must be switched on to use the timer. The timer can be used for two different functions: – To set the minute minder – To set a cooking zone to switch off automatically. You can select a time from 1 minute (01) to 9 hours (9^). A time up to 99 minutes is set and displayed in minutes.
  • Page 37: Minute Minder

    Timer Minute minder Setting the minute minder Minutes Example: You want to set a time of 15 minutes. ^ Switch the cooktop on. ^ Touch the m sensor. The m sensor flashes. 00 appears in the timer display, and the right 0 flashes. First you set the tens, then the ones.
  • Page 38 Timer Hours To set full hours, touch the respective number on the settings bar. To set the half hours, touch the space between 2 numbers on the settings bar. Example: You want to set a time of 2 hours and 30 minutes ^ Switch the cooktop on.
  • Page 39 Timer Changing ^ Touch the m sensor. ^ Set the desired time as described above. Clearing ^ Touch the m sensor. ^ Touch 0 on the settings bar.
  • Page 40: Switching A Cooking Zone Off Automatically

    Timer Switching a cooking zone off automatically You can set a time after which a cooking zone switches off automatically. All of the cooking zones can be programmed at the same time. If the programmed time is longer than the maximum time allowed, the safety switch-off function will switch off the cooking zone automatically when the maximum time has elapsed (see Safety switch-off).
  • Page 41: Using Both Timer Functions At The Same Time

    Timer Using both timer functions at the same time The minute minder and automatic switch-off functions can be used at the same time. If you have programmed one or more switch-off times and would also like to set the minute minder: Keep touching the m sensor until the indicator lights for the programmed cooking zones light up steady and 00 appears in the timer display.
  • Page 42: Safety Features

    Safety features Safety lock / System lock Your cooktop is equipped with a safety lock to prevent the cooktop and the cooking zones from accidentally being switched on or their settings changed. The safety lock can be activated when the cooktop is switched on.
  • Page 43 Safety features Activating Three-finger control (factory default) ^ Touch the $ sensor and the 0 of both right-hand cooking zones at the same time until the lock indicator comes on and LC appears in the timer display. The indicator light and LC will go out after a short while. One-finger control ^ Touch the $ sensor until the lock indicator lights up and LC appears in the timer display.
  • Page 44: Stop And Go

    Safety features Stop and Go Your cooktop has a Stop and Go feature which, when activated, reduces the power of all switched-on cooking zones to level 1. The power levels of the cooking zones and the timer settings cannot be changed, the cooktop can only be switched off.
  • Page 45: Safety Switch-Off

    Safety features Safety switch-off If the the cooking time is too long If a cooking zone is heated for an unusually long period of time (see chart) at the same power level, it will switch itself off and the residual heat will be displayed. To use the cooking zone again, switch it back on in the usual way.
  • Page 46: Overheat Protection

    – fats or oils being heated at high power settings. – insufficient ventilation of the underside of the cooktop. – a hot cooking zone being switched on after a power outage. If, despite elimination of the cause, the overheat protection is triggered again, contact Miele Customer Service.
  • Page 47: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Risk of injury Never use a steam cleaner to clean the cooktop. The steam can reach the electrical components and cause a short circuit. Clean the appliance after each use. Let it cool down before cleaning. To avoid limescale deposits, after each cleaning use a soft cloth to dry the surfaces.
  • Page 48 First wipe down the surface with a damp cloth to loosen soiling, then remove stubborn crusting with a glass scraper. Next, clean the cooktop with the Miele ceramic and stainless steel cleaner (see "Optional accessories") or a commercial ceramic cleaner and paper towel or a clean cloth. Do not apply cleaner to a hot cooking zone as this can leave spots.
  • Page 49: Programming

    Programming You can change the programming of your cooktop (see chart). You can change several settings one after the other. After starting the programming function P (Program), an S (Status) will appear in the timer display. With cooktops that have 3 cooking zones, an additional display appears at the back left.
  • Page 50 Programming Program* Status** Setting Demo mode and factory Demo mode On default settings Demo mode Off Factory default settings restored Number of power levels 9 power levels (1, 2, 3 ... to 9) 17 power levels (1, 1+, 2, 2+, 3 ... to 9) Induction warning tone when there is no or Quiet...
  • Page 51 Programming Program* Status** Setting System lock Only manual activation of the system lock Manual and automatic activation of the system lock Auto heat-up Miele|home Feature not available - only on deregistered communication-enabled registered appliances retrofitted with a communication module -...
  • Page 52: Troubleshooting

    If necessary, contact Miele Customer Service for assistance. Risk of injury! Miele assumes no liability for any hazards arising from improper installation, maintenance or repairs performed by unauthorized persons! NEVER open the appliance housing. Only Miele authorized professionals may install or perform maintenance and repair work on this appliance.
  • Page 53 Troubleshooting Problem Possible fault Solution There is a strange Each subsequent use smell or vapours reduces the odour and it when the appliance is will ultimately dissipate being used for the entirely. first time. Power levels 1 to 9 There is no or unsuitable Use suitable cookware flash.
  • Page 54 Troubleshooting Problem Possible fault Solution Power level 9 is Operating both zones automatically reduced at power level 9 would if you select power exceed the permitted level 9 on the maximum power for the connected cooking cooktop. zone. The cooktop switches One or several of the Clean the control panel or off while in use, and a...
  • Page 55 Interrupt the power supply to the cooktop for approx. 1 minute. If the problem persists, please call Miele Customer Service. FE flashes alternately with numbers in the timer display. FE 44 The overheat protection See Overheat protection.
  • Page 56: Optional Accessories

    Miele dealer. Cookware Miele offers a wide range of cookware especially designed for Miele appliances. Please refer to the Miele website for more details on individual products. Pots in various sizes Frying pans with lids...
  • Page 57 To enjoy the benefits of this feature, your appliance must be fitted with a communications module. You can find detailed information on the Miele|home system on the Internet at XKM 2100 KM Communication module including installation accessories...
  • Page 58 Miele|home a Communication-enabled appliances (examples) b Communication module c SuperVision appliance d Electrical power supply (powerline) e Miele|home gateway f (WLAN) router Possible connections (optional) g PC, notebook h iPod* or iPhone* i Connection to a domestic bus system display...
  • Page 59 Optional accessories Con|ctivity a Communication module XKM 2000 DA b Communication module XKM 2100 KM c Electrical power supply (powerline)
  • Page 60: Con|Ctivity And Miele|Home

    Con|ctivity and Miele|home Registering the cooktop If you want to register your cooktop – for Miele{home, first prepare the registration procedure on the display device (see Miele|home installation instructions) – for Con|ctivity, you must first register the hood (see Con|ctivity installation instructions).
  • Page 61: To Deregister The Cooktop

    Deregistration will take a few minutes. 1 will become steady when the process has been completed successfully. ^ To save the setting, touch the s sensor until the displays go out. ^ Follow the installation instructions of Miele|home or Con|ctivity.
  • Page 62: Safety Instructions For Installation

    Safety instructions for installation The appliance must be installed by a qualified professional and connected to the electric power supply by a qualified electrician. The cabinet and the hood above the cooktop must be installed before the cooktop to avoid damaging it. The countertop must be heat-resistant (up to 100°C), so that it does not become deformed or the...
  • Page 63: Safety Clearances

    Safety clearances Safety clearance above the cooktop For an exhaust hood above the cooktop, always use the clearance specified by the hood manufacturer. If there are no specifications from the hood manufacturer or if flammable materials (e.g. a utensil rail) are installed above the cooktop, the clearance must be at least 760 mm.
  • Page 64 Safety clearances Safety clearances to the sides and back of the cooktop There may be a cabinet or a room wall of any height at the rear and on one side (right or left) of the cooktop (see illustrations). a 50 mm minimum distance between Not permitted! the back of the countertop cut-out and the rear edge of the countertop.
  • Page 65 Safety clearances Minimum clearance underneath the Protective base cooktop Installation of a protective base under the cooktop is allowed but not required. To ensure proper ventilation of the cooktop, a minimum clearance is A gap of 10 mm at the back is required required between the appliance and an for the power supply cable.
  • Page 66 Safety clearances Safety clearance to a wall covering A safety clearance must be maintained between the countertop cut-out and any wall covering to protect it from heat damage. If the covering is made of a combustible material (e.g. wood), a safety clearance e of 50 mm must be maintained between the cut-out and the covering.
  • Page 67: Instructions For Installation

    Instructions for installation Seal between cooktop and Tiled countertop countertop The cooktop must not be sealed with joint sealant. Cooktop and countertop could get damaged if the cooktop needs to be removed. Do not use a joint sealant between cooktop and countertop. The seal under the edge of the upper part of the cooktop provides an adequate seal against the countertop.
  • Page 68: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions KM 6357 a Front b Casing depth c Connection for Miele|home d Mains connection box The mains connection cable (1440 mm long) is supplied separately.
  • Page 69 Building-in dimensions KM 6386 a Front b Casing depth c Connection for Miele|home d Mains connection box The mains connection cable (1440 mm long) is supplied separately.
  • Page 70: Electrical Connection

    A dedicated line and junction box household electrical supply. This should be used to connect the data must correspond to prevent KM 6357 to a 40 A circuit and the appliance damage. Consult an KM 6386 to a 50 A circuit. electrician if in doubt.
  • Page 71: Technical Service, Data Plate

    In the event of a fault which you cannot easily fix yourself, please contact the Miele Technical Service Department at the address on the back of this booklet. When contacting Technical Service please quote the serial number and model of the appliance.
  • Page 72 Alteration rights reserved / 1913 M.-Nr. 09 330 060 / 01 For the most updated manual, visit the Miele web site.

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