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Miele KWT 1601 SF Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and Installation
Wine Storage Unit
KWT 1601 SF
KWT 1611 SF
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and machine damage
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 07 360 860



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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Wine Storage Unit KWT 1601 SF KWT 1611 SF en - US, CA To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 07 360 860...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS....... . . 4 Guide to the wine storage unit ........7 Before use .
  • Page 3 Contents Furniture/fixtures ..........36 Installation options .
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Electrical safety When using the appliance, follow basic safety precautions, including the Before installation, make sure that following: the voltage and frequency listed on the data plate correspond with the Read all instructions before installation household electrical supply. This data and use to prevent accidents and must correspond to prevent injury and machine damage.
  • Page 5 Installation and repair work should vicinity of this or any other appliance. be performed by a Miele authorized Do not use any oils or grease on the service technician. Work by unqualified door seal, as these will cause the seal...
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Disposal of your old appliance Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door latch or lock unusable. Take off the door. Leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside. Consult with your municipal policy on recycling.
  • Page 7: Guide To The Wine Storage Unit

    Guide to the wine storage unit a Circulation fans / Active charcoal filter b Wooden racks c Insulation panel to separate the upper and middle temperature zones d Bottle display rack e Control panel / Insulation panel to separate the middle and lower temperature zones f Main switch to turn the appliance On/Off g Glass door with UV filter...
  • Page 8 Guide to the wine storage unit Control panel a Access button f Long-term wine storage b Upper temperature zone g Short-term storage of white wine at a moderate temperature c Middle temperature zone h Short-term storage of red wine at a d Lower temperature zone moderate temperature e Temperature display:...
  • Page 9: Before Use

    Before use Before using for the first use Turning the appliance On/Off ^ Open the upper appliance door. The stainless steel surface of the appliance is protected with a plastic film, which protects it during shipping. Do not remove this protective film until the appliance has been completely installed.
  • Page 10: Settings

    Settings Using the settings When a sensor button has been selected with a finger touch, it will appear yellow. ^ To turn the display lighting on or off A de-selected button will appear white. when the door is closed, touch the "display light"...
  • Page 11: Custom Settings

    Settings Custom settings In the custom settings mode you can select and change functions. The function possibilities are described in ^ To de-select a temperature zone the respective chapters of this manual. touch the sensor button for that particular zone so that it turns white, Function Display text or select another sensor button.
  • Page 12: Turning The Button Sound On/Off

    Settings ^ While holding down the X button, Turning the button sound press the access button "p" once. On/Off Keep holding the X button down until If you prefer the buttons to be silent the following appears in the display when touched, the button sound can be (approx.
  • Page 13: Turning Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Settings Turning off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for an extended time (for example, during a vacation) some precautions should be taken. ^ Turn the appliance off at the main switch ^ Unplug the appliance ^ Clean the interior ^ Leave the door open to prevent...
  • Page 14: Alarm

    Alarm The appliance is equipped with an Turning the temperature alarm Off alarm system, to ensure that the As soon as the alarm condition is temperature does not rise unnoticed corrected, the alarm signal turns off because of energy loss or an open and the affected zone stops flashing in door.
  • Page 15: Optimum Temperature And Air Quality

    Optimum temperature and air quality Setting the temperature Wine will continue to mature depending on the surrounding conditions. The The factory (default) settings for the length of time which wine can be kept temperature zones are as follows: in good condition will therefore depend not only on the temperature but also on The upper temperature zone is set for the air quality.
  • Page 16 Optimum temperature and air quality Temperatures can be independently Insulation panels for thermal set in all three zones. separation The unit comes factory pre-set for white The unit has two fixed insulation panels, wine, red wine, and wine storage. to divide the interior into the three different temperature zones.
  • Page 17: Temperature Display

    Optimum temperature and air quality Temperature display The temperature display on the control panel always shows the desired temperature. The temperature display will flash if the temperature in one of the zones is too warm or too cold. Tap the X and Y sensor buttons to raise/lower the temperature 1°, or hold them down to move through the temperature range more quickly.
  • Page 18 Optimum temperature and air quality ^ While holding down the X button, Temperature unit press the access button "p" once. (Fahrenheit/Celsius) Keep holding the X button down until The temperature can be displayed in the following appears in the display degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C).
  • Page 19: Humidity

    Optimum temperature and air quality Humidity Increasing or decreasing the humidity In a conventional refrigerator, the humidity levels are too low for storing The unit comes factory pre-set to high wines. High humidity levels (60 - 70 %) humidity. are very important for the storage of If you would like to use the wine unit for wine, so that the corks remain moist.
  • Page 20 Optimum temperature and air quality ^ While holding down the X button, If you have selected a higher press the access button "p" once. Keep holding the X button down until humidity setting, the fans will cut in. the following appears in the display This is to ensure that the humidity is (approx.
  • Page 21: Storing Wine

    Storing wine Storage tips Wooden racks – Always unpack bottles – do not store wine in crates or boxes. – Always lay bottles on their side for storage. This keeps the corks moist from the inside, preventing air from entering. –...
  • Page 22: Bottle Display Rack

    The unit can hold approx. 102 bottles (0.75 l). and out, then attach it to the rear position on the wooden rack b. The bottles can now be stored on the wooden rack in the usual manner. Additional display racks are available from Miele.
  • Page 23: Display Lighting

    Storing wine Display lighting Duration of the display lighting The display lighting can be turned on if The display lighting is factory pre-set you wish the bottles to be lit up even to 30 minutes. when the door is closed. Turning on ^ To change this time setting, press and hold the "Display light"...
  • Page 24: Defrosting

    Defrosting During normal operation, condensate and frost can form on the rear wall of the refrigerator and drawers. You do not need to remove this build-up, it will defrost and evaporate automatically with the heat generated by the appliance.
  • Page 25: Cleaning And Care

    ^ Use a mild solution of warm water stainless steel cleaner (available and liquid dish soap. from Miele). ^ Clean the wooden racks with a damp Do not use a steam cleaner to clean cloth. Do not allow the racks to this appliance.
  • Page 26: Ventilation Slits

    Active charcoal filters ^ Check the ventilation slits regularly. Replacement filters are available Remove any dirt/dust with a vacuum from Miele. cleaner or brush. Clean as needed. Door seals Do not use any oils or grease on the door seals as these will cause the seals to deteriorate and become porous over time.
  • Page 27: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Cleaning and care Changing the light bulbs Do not remove the light covers for the display lighting. Should the lighting covers be damaged or need to be removed due to damage, do not look directly or with an optical instrument at the lighting. Interior lighting: Never touch a halogen bulb with bare fingers.
  • Page 28: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions With the aid of the following guide minor problems can be corrected without a ser- vice call. Repairs should only be carried out by a qualified and trained person in strict accordance with local and national safety regulations. Unauthorized repairs could cause personal injury or machine damage and may void the warranty.
  • Page 29 If the display lighting still does not turn automatically depending on the time on after 15 minutes with the door set. See "Display lighting". closed, contact Miele Technical Ser- vice. A white coating has formed around the wine corks. The corks are made of a material which...
  • Page 30 Frequently asked questions The appliance is making noises. Issue Possible fault Solution Brrrrr... Humming noise made by the These noises are not a compressor. This noise can fault. get louder for brief periods The noise of the when the motor is switching compressor and the coolant circulating in the system is unavoidable.
  • Page 31: After Sales Service

    Miele appliance. Please note that unless expressly approved in writing by the Miele Ser- vice department, Extended Service Contracts offered by other providers for Miele products will not be recognized by Miele.
  • Page 33: Installation Instructions

    Installation instructions To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use.
  • Page 34: 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 35: Installation

    Installation Installation site In areas with a tropical climate The appliance should be installed in a (over 100°F/38°C and more than dry, well ventilated room. 70% air humidity) the wine cooler must only be operated in air Do not install the appliance: conditioned locations.
  • Page 36: Base

    The minimum thickness of the side walls and the top wall must be 5/8" If in doubt, contact Miele. (16 mm). The minimum thickness of the toe-kick Furniture/fixtures panel must be ½"...
  • Page 37: Installation Options

    For instructions on how to attach the Miele. appliances and install the heating mat, please refer to the instructions included Contact Miele or your dealer for in the "Merging Kit" available from specific information about which Miele. combinations will work with your...
  • Page 38 Installation . . . with partition The "Merging Kit" can be obtained The minimum thickness of the partition from Miele. " (16 mm). If there is a partition between the Side panels adjacent appliances, then each If one side of the appliance is visible, a appliance is to be individually installed side panel must be used.
  • Page 39: Dimensions

    Dimensions Door dimensions (open min. 90°) KWT 16x1 SF 26 5/8" (677 mm) KWT 16x1 SF 12" (305 mm) 1. Power supply...
  • Page 40 Dimensions Niche dimensions KWT 16x1 SF 24 1/2" (622.2 mm) 24" (610 mm)
  • Page 41: Installation

    Installation Before you begin Tools needed for installation – Cutter with adjustable blade Read these instructions completely and carefully. – Cordless screwdriver T 20 Have the appliance installed by a – Torx screwdriver T 20 qualified technician, according to – Hammer drill for drilling holes in wall the enclosed installation instructions.
  • Page 42: Before Installation

    Do not remove them, furniture/fixtures do not collide with or parts may be damaged. the open door. ^ Check the appliance for damage in transit. Do not install the appliance if it is visibly damaged. If in doubt, contact Miele.
  • Page 43: Remotevision Module Installation

    Installation ^ Loosen the bracket that holds the ^ Unscrew the screws a on the cover appliance to the pallet. b and pull off the sticker c. Caution! The appliance is no ^ Remove the cover b. longer secured and may be unstable.
  • Page 44: Home Security System (Hss)

    In that case, repeat the connected to the security system of process. If that does not correct the your house, via a switching contact. problem, contact Miele. If connected, you will be immediately informed of rising temperatures in the wine cooler.
  • Page 45: Preparing The Installation Niche

    Installation Preparing the installation niche Keep the appliance door closed until it is securely fastened in the niche. Tipping hazard. ^ Choose the desired switching contact and connect according to alarm system requirements. If the installation niche is deeper than Output of the Home Security System on the appliance, a solid wooden beam a the electronic board:...
  • Page 46 Installation Anti-tip-brackets The anti-tip brackets help keep the appliance safely secured to the installation niche to prevent tipping. Two anti-tip brackets are recommended for each appliance or appliance combination (side-by-side). ^ Drill pilot holes: – 1/8" (3 mm) for the 5 x 60 mm wood screws –...
  • Page 47 Installation Securing an alternative anti-tip – The beam must cover the appliance device by at least 2" (50.8 mm). ^ 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 the niche.
  • Page 48: Sliding The Appliance Into The Installation Niche

    Installation Sliding the appliance into the In the case of side-by-side installation niche installations, a separate outlet must be used for each appliance. ^ To prevent the power cord from becoming caught: Tie a piece of string to the middle of the power cord and feed it forward under the appliance.
  • Page 49: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation Aligning the appliance A mark is located on the appliance base and is used as a standard gauge ^ Align the appliance with the for height adjustment. When adjusting surrounding cabinets. the height, align this mark at 1 " (32 mm) above the floor.
  • Page 50: Attaching The Appliance To The Installation Niche

    Installation Attaching the appliance to the Note: installation niche – Do not twist or jam the appliance inside the niche. When unscrewing the height-adjustable feet, proceed gradually, alternating between left and right. – The adjustment of the rear feet is aided if the appliance is lifted at the rear (tipped forward slightly).
  • Page 51 Installation Attaching the toe kick panel The maximum height of the toe kick panel is 4" (102 mm) from the top of the floor. Do not cover ventilation slits in the base panel. Risk of damage to the appliance. ^ If required, cut the toe kick panel to the required length and height.
  • Page 52 Installation 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. ^ Position the air separator in the center of the appliance door. ^ From below, screw the air separator firmly onto the door with the 2 screws.
  • Page 53: 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...
  • Page 54: Remotevision

    RemoteVision RemoteVision System Accessing the RemoteVision control panel The Miele RemoteVision system is designed to send messages directly to Miele and/or your PC. For information on set-up and installation of the RemoteVision module ^ Touch the access button "p" so it see the "Installation"...
  • Page 55 RemoteVision ^ Tap the X button until ; appears in the display. ^ Touch the access button "p" to confirm. See the table on the following page for a description of each setting in the display. ^ Use the Y or X buttons to select the RemoteVision options.
  • Page 56 RemoteVision MasterCool control panel options for RemoteVision Selectable Description of function options Back Reboot the module Reset the module to factory settings Enter Ad-Hoc Mode Note: If you cannot select any option (other than ; - "back"), the module has not been installed correctly.
  • Page 60 Alteration rights reserved / 3408 M.-Nr. 07 360 860 / 01 M.-Nr. 07 360 860 / 01 For the most updated manual see the Miele web site.

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