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Miele KFN 14943 SD Operating And Installation Instructions

Frost free fridge/freezer with dynamiccooling
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Operating and installation instructions
Frost free fridge/freezer
with DynamicCooling
KFN 14943 SD
KFN 14943 SD ed/cs
KFN 14842 SD ed/cs
en - AU
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. 09 029 600



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Frost free fridge/freezer with DynamicCooling KFN 14943 SD KFN 14943 SD ed/cs KFN 14842 SD ed/cs en - AU 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.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 5 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Storing food correctly ..........28 Fruit and vegetables .
  • Page 4 Contents What to do if. . . ? ..........45 Noises .
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance a On sensor for the whole appliance g Sensor for switching between the and On/Off sensor for switching the refrigeration and the freezer sections refrigeration and freezer sections on (top = "Refrigeration" symbol; and off separately bottom = "Freezer"...
  • Page 6 Description of the appliance a Fan b Interior lighting c Butter and cheese compartment d Bottle rack e Eggs compartment/Condiment tray f Active charcoal filter holder g Shelves h Condensate channel and drain hole i Fruit and vegetable drawers j Bottle divider k Bottle shelf l Freezer drawers with freezer calendar...
  • 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 intended for relevant local and national safety domestic use only for the cool storage requirements. Improper use can, of food and drink as well as for storing however, present a risk of both deep frozen food, freezing fresh food personal injury and material...
  • Page 9: Technical Safety

    In the event of any damage: - avoid open flames and anything which creates a spark, - disconnect from the mains, - air the room in which the appliance is located for several minutes and - contact Miele for advice.
  • Page 10 Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele original national and local safety regulations. Repairs and other work by unqualified spare parts. The manufacturer can only persons could be dangerous. The...
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Do not store cans or bottles containing carbonated drinks or liquids Never handle frozen food with wet which could freeze in the freezer. The hands. Your hands may freeze to the cans or bottles could explode. Danger frozen food.
  • Page 12: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Warning and Safety instructions Do not use defrosting sprays or The following applies to stainless de-icers, as they might contain steel appliances: substances which could damage the Do not place sticky notes, adhesive plastic parts or which could cause the tape, masking tape or any other build-up of gases and pose a danger to adhesive agent on the treated surface...
  • Page 13: 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 14: Switching On And Off

    ^ Touch the On/Off sensor until the strips and frames. temperature display lights up. ^ Also apply the Original Miele Care product for stainless steel to the side The temperature display shows the panels after removing the protective current temperature in the refrigeration foil.
  • Page 15: Switching Off

    Switching on and off The appliance will start to cool, and the Please refer to the relevant section for interior lighting will come on when the more information. fridge door is opened. Cool pack To enable the temperature to get Place the cool pack in the top freezer sufficiently cold inside the drawer.
  • Page 16: Settings Mode

    Switching on and off Settings mode The "Refrigeration" or "Freezer" symbol lights up yellow. Certain settings on the appliance can only be selected in the settings mode. How to select the settings mode and how to change the settings is described in the relevant section of ^ Touch the On/Off sensor until the these instructions.
  • Page 17: To Switch The Sensor Tone On/Off

    Switching on and off To switch the sensor tone on/off Switching the safety lock on and off The tone which sounds each time a You can secure the appliance against sensor is touched can be deactivated. unwanted switching off with the safety lock.
  • Page 18: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off You have now left settings mode. The safety lock indicator will light up in the temperature display when the safety lock has been activated. Switching off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g.
  • Page 19: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature . . . in the freezer It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the To freeze fresh food and to store frozen appliance. Micro-organisms will cause food for a long time, a temperature of food which is not stored at the correct -18 °C is required.
  • Page 20: Setting The Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature – Leaving a finger on the sensor: changes the temperature The temperatures in the refrigeration continuously. and freezer sections can be set When the highest or lowest separately. temperature in the range is reached, the X or Y sensor disappears.
  • Page 21: Changing The Temperature Display Brightness

    The correct temperature Changing the temperature display You have now left settings mode. brightness The temperature display brightness can be adjusted to suit the lighting conditions of the room. ^ Touch and leave your finger on the X sensor. ^ At the same time, briefly touch the On/Off sensor (without letting go of the X sensor).
  • Page 22: Alarm

    Alarm 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 a door is left open.
  • Page 23: Door Alarm

    Alarm Door alarm The alarm will sound if a door is left open for more than approx. 2 minutes. The alarm off sensor will light up red and the symbol for the section which has the opened door will flash. The alarm will stop and the indicators will go out as soon as the door is closed.
  • Page 24: Using Supercool, Superfreeze And Dynamiccooling

    Using SuperCool, SuperFreeze and DynamicCooling SuperCool Switching off SuperCool The SuperCool function can be used to The SuperCool function will switch itself rapidly reduce the temperature in the off automatically after approx. 6 hours. refrigerator to its lowest setting The appliance continues running at (depending on the room temperature).
  • Page 25: Superfreeze

    Using SuperCool, SuperFreeze and DynamicCooling SuperFreeze The appliance works at full power to lower the temperature in the freezer Switch the SuperFreeze function on section. before putting fresh food into the freezer. Switching off SuperFreeze This helps food to freeze quickly and Depending on the amount of food retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours placed in the freezer, the SuperFreeze...
  • Page 26: Dynamiccooling

    Using SuperCool, SuperFreeze and DynamicCooling DynamicCooling When the DynamicCooling function is not switched on, the natural circulation of air in the appliance will cause ^ Touch the DynamicCooling sensor so different temperature zones in the that it is highlighted in yellow. refrigerator as the cold, heavy air will sink to the lowest section of the Switching off DynamicCooling...
  • Page 27: Using The Refrigerator Efficiently

    Using the refrigerator efficiently Different storage zones – pre-packed vegetables and other fresh food with a label stating it Due to the natural circulation of the air should be kept at a temperature of in the appliance, there are different approx.
  • Page 28: Food Which Should Not Be Stored In A Refrigerator

    Using the refrigerator efficiently Food which should not be Storing food correctly stored in a refrigerator Food should generally be stored covered or packaged. This will prevent Not all food is suitable for refrigeration, food smells from affecting other foods, as some food is sensitive to cold.
  • Page 29: Unpacked Meat And Vegetables

    Using the refrigerator efficiently – Examples of fruit and vegetables Meat which react strongly to the natural Meat should be stored unwrapped. gases given off by other types of (Undo wrappings slightly to leave meat fruit and vegetables are: loosely covered, and leave containers Kiwis, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels open).
  • Page 30: Arranging The Interior Fittings

    Arranging the interior fittings Moving the shelves To move the split shelf: ^ Take both halves of the split glass The shelves can be adjusted according to the height of the food. shelf out, ^ Raise the shelf, and pull it forwards slightly until the notch at the side is in line with the shelf support.
  • Page 31: Adjusting The Condiment Tray/Bottle Shelf

    Arranging the interior fittings Adjusting the condiment Universal container tray/bottle shelf The universal container can be used both to store and serve food. ^ Lift the tray/shelf up and out of the stainless steel frame to remove. ^ Push up the stainless steel frame, and remove.
  • Page 32: Moving The Bottle Divider

    Arranging the interior fittings Moving the bottle divider The bottle divider can be moved to the left or right to ensure that bottles are held securely in position when the door is opened and shut. The bottle divider can be removed completely ( e.g.
  • Page 33: 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 34: 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 35: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Freezing and storing food Before placing food in the freezer When freezing, make sure that food ^ When freezing more than 2 kg of already frozen does not come into fresh food, switch on the contact with fresh food being frozen SuperFreeze function for some time as this could cause the frozen food before placing the food in the freezer...
  • Page 36: Defrosting

    Freezing and storing food Making ice cubes 10-12 months: Beef, fruit, vegetables Defrosting Frozen food can be defrosted in different ways: – in a microwave oven, ^ Fill the ice cube tray with water to ¾ – in an oven using the "Fan" or full and place it in a freezer drawer.
  • Page 37: Cool Pack

    Freezing and storing food Cool pack The cool pack prevents the temperature in the freezer rising too quickly in the event of a power cut. Place the cool pack in the top freezer drawer or, to save space, on the freezer tray.
  • Page 38: Automatic Defrost

    Automatic defrost Refrigerator section Freezer section The refrigerator defrosts automatically. This appliance is equipped with a "Frost free" system. The freezer section Condensate and frost can build up on defrosts automatically. the back wall of the refrigerator section whilst it is in use. You do not need to The moisture generated in the remove this, as it will defrost and appliance collects on the condenser...
  • Page 39: Cleaning And Care

    – dirt erasers, susceptible to soiling. Do not apply the Original Miele Care – sharp metal scrapers. product for stainless steel to the doors as visible smearing will occur. Before cleaning ^ Switch off the appliance.
  • Page 40: Cleaning The Interior And Accessories

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the interior and ^ The serving trays and containers in the door can be removed from their accessories stainless steel frames for cleaning. ^ Clean the appliance at least once a To remove the stainless steel panel month.
  • Page 41: Cleaning The Doors And Side Panels

    Miele Care product for stainless with a soft cloth. steel. The following also applies to ^ Apply the Original Miele Care stainless steel appliances: product for stainless steel to stainless – Appliance doors steel panels and frames each time you clean the appliance.
  • Page 42: Ventilation Gaps

    Cleaning and care Ventilation gaps After cleaning ^ The ventilation gaps should be ^ Replace all shelves and accessories cleaned regularly with a brush or in the refrigerator section. vacuum cleaner. A build-up of dust ^ Put the food back in the refrigerator. will increase the energy consumption ^ Reconnect the appliance to the of the appliance.
  • Page 43: Active Charcoal Filters

    If you do not have new active charcoal filters, you can order them from your Miele Chartered Agent or from the Miele Spare Parts Department. You can switch off the Change active charcoal filter indicator early if you would prefer not to have the red indicator showing.
  • Page 44 (in holders) in the appliance. Active charcoal filters and holders ^ At the same time, briefly touch the can be obtained from your Miele On/Off sensor (without letting go of Chartered Agent or from the Miele the X sensor).
  • Page 45: What To Do If

    ^ Check whether the metal grill (heat ^ Check whether the mains fuse has exchanger) at the back of the tripped. If it has, contact Miele. appliance has become too dusty. ^ The doors have been opened too . . . the door will not open because it...
  • Page 46 You can order replacement filters via Operating in a room which is too cold your Miele Chartered Agent or the Miele will cause the cooling system to switch Spare Parts Department. off for too long, causing the freezer to become too warm.
  • Page 47 What to do if. . . ? . . . "dn" appears in the temperature display? The demonstration function is activated. ^ Call cannot switch the appliance off. The safety lock has been activated. ^ Pull the glass shelf out.
  • Page 48: 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 49: After Sales

    You will find the address and telephone number of Miele on the back cover of the manual. When contacting your Chartered Agent or Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. This information is given on the data plate inside your appliance.
  • Page 50: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection WARNING THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE All electrical work should be carried out EARTHED by a suitably qualified and competent person in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations. The appliance is supplied with a mains cable and moulded plug ready for connection to an AC single phase 220-240 V 50 Hz supply.
  • Page 51: Installation

    Ventilation side by side can lead to a build-up of condensation. Air at the back of the appliance gets Please check with your Miele warm. To ensure sufficient ventilation, Chartered Agent. the ventilation gaps must not be covered. The air inlet and outlet must Location not be covered or blocked in any way.
  • Page 52: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation Aligning the appliance ^ Align the front feet using a flat spanner. Supporting the appliance door ^ The foot c should definitely be unscrewed until it rests on the floor. Then turn it a further 90°.
  • Page 53: Appliance Dimensions

    Installation Appliance dimensions KFN 14842 SD ed/cs 1860 KFN 14943 SD ed/cs 2020 KFN 14943 SD...
  • Page 54: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging The appliance is supplied with right-hand door hinging. If left-hand door hinging is required, the hinging must be changed. To change the door hinging, you will need the following tools: – a Phillips head screwdriver, – a flat-bladed screwdriver, –...
  • Page 55 Changing the door hinging Before changing the hinging, make sure you remove all food from the door shelves. Removing the upper SoftClose door mechanism ^ Open the upper appliance door. ^ Slide panel a towards the appliance, and leave it hanging between the door and the appliance.
  • Page 56 Changing the door hinging ^ Remove cover d. Removing the upper door The SoftClose mechanism is now no longer fixed to the appliance. ^ Remove panel a. ^ Gently loosen cover h by carefully inserting a flat-bladed screwdriver into the gap. ^ Slide SoftClose mechanism bracket ^ Remove cover h together with f as far as it will go towards the...
  • Page 57 Changing the door hinging Caution! The upper appliance door Take care not to damage the door is not secure once the hinge plate seal. has been removed. If the door seal becomes damaged, the door will no longer close ^ Close the upper door. properly and cooling will be impaired.
  • Page 58 Changing the door hinging ^ Then place it to one side. Removing the lower door ^ Close the lower appliance door. ^ Push hinge pin e up and out from underneath. The SoftClose mechanism is now no longer fixed to the appliance. ^ Remove panel a.
  • Page 59 Changing the door hinging hole on the opposite side of the hinge plate. ^ Place cap d in the other hole. ^ Remove cover h. ^ Undo screw i and screw it into the outermost hole on the other side. ^ Rotate cover h by 180°...
  • Page 60 Changing the door hinging ^ Clip the spacer into position (A) on the handle side. ^ Fit hinge pin i into middle hinge ^ Clip the SoftClose mechanism into plate k in the lower door. position (B) on the appliance side. Refitting the lower SoftClose door Push both parts outwards so that mechanism...
  • Page 61 Changing the door hinging Refitting the upper door ^ Fit the upper door on middle hinge pin i. ^ Close the upper door. ^ Attach panel b to SoftClose mechanism bracket d. ^ Align bracket d to the hinge plate, and insert pin e from above so that the right angle fits into the recess.
  • Page 62 Changing the door hinging Replacing the upper SoftClose door mechanism ^ Tighten the spacer and the SoftClose mechanism with screw c. ^ Remove cover a from panel b, rotate it by 180° and refit it on the other side. ^ Attach panel b to SoftClose mechanism bracket d.
  • Page 63 Changing the door hinging ^ Remove retaining clip g. Mounting plate c must be positioned on the side of the door so that when the door is closed, it is flush with the side of the appliance. If this is not the case, ^ tighten both grub screws a with an Allen key until mounting plate c lines up correctly.
  • Page 64: Aligning The Appliance Doors

    Aligning the appliance doors The appliance doors can be Align the upper door using the long retrospectively aligned to the housing. outer slots in the middle hinge plate: In the following illustration the door is not shown in the closed position to make it easier to see what happens next.
  • Page 65: Building In The Appliance

    Building in the appliance The air inlet and outlet must not be covered or blocked in any way. They should be dusted on a regular basis. When built into a kitchen run (max. depth 580 mm), the appliance can be installed directly next to a kitchen furniture housing unit.
  • Page 68 Alteration rights reserved / 4910 M.-Nr. 09 029 600 / 00 KFN 14943 SD, KFN 14943 SD ed/cs, KFN 14842 SD ed/cs...

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