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Miele KWT 1601 Vi Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
Wine conditioning unit
KWT 1601 Vi, KWT 1602 Vi
KWT 1611 Vi, KWT 1612 Vi
en - AU, IN, NZ
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. 09 761 270



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Wine conditioning unit KWT 1601 Vi, KWT 1602 Vi KWT 1611 Vi, KWT 1612 Vi en - AU, IN, NZ 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 ......... 4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Installation advice ..........38 Location .
  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance f Sensor to select the temperature for a Access sensor storing wine for a longer period b Sensor to select the upper g Sensor to select the optimum storage temperature zone temperature for white wine c Sensor to select the middle h Sensor to select the optimum storage temperature zone temperature for red wine...
  • Page 5 Description of the appliance a Vents/Active charcoal filters b Wooden shelves c Isolator plate for thermal separation of the upper and middle temperature zones d Bottle presenter e Control panel/Isolator plate for thermal separation of the middle and lower temperature zones f Rocker switch for switching the whole appliance on and off g Glass door with UV filter...
  • Page 6: 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 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions This appliance complies with all relevant local and national safety requirements. Improper use of the appliance can, however, present a risk of both personal injury and material damage. To avoid the risk of accidents and damage to the appliance, please read these instructions carefully before installation and before using it for the first time.
  • Page 8 Furthermore, the appliance must not be operated in areas where explosions may occur. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from improper or incorrect use of the appliance. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including...
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Cleaning and maintenance work may only be carried out by older children under the supervision of an adult. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. Keep small children away from the appliance at all times to avoid the risk of injury.
  • Page 10 – ventilate the room where the appliance is located for several minutes, and – contact Miele for advice. The more coolant there is in an appliance, the larger the room it should be installed in. In the event of a leakage, if the appliance is in a small room, there is the danger of combustible gases building up.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions Installation work and repairs may only be carried out by suitably qualified and competent persons in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations. Repairs and other work by unqualified persons could be dangerous and the manufacturer will not be held liable.
  • Page 12 – the screw-out fuse is removed (in countries where this is applicable). Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele original spare parts. The manufacturer can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when Miele replacement parts are used.
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions The appliance is designed for use within certain climate ranges (ambient temperatures), and should not be used outside this range. The climate range for your appliance is stated on the data plate inside the appliance. Installing it in a room with too low an ambient temperature, e.g. a garage, can lead to the appliance switching off for longer periods so that it cannot maintain the required temperature.
  • 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 Please note: switching off with the ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and rocker switch does not disconnect the accessories with lukewarm water the appliance from the mains. and a little washing-up liquid, and then dry with a soft cloth.
  • Page 16 Switching on and off The zones are set at the factory for the A sensor that has been selected is following types of storage: highlighted in yellow. You can now – set the temperature, or – set the humidity level for the zone you have selected.
  • Page 17: Switching Off

    Switching on and off Switching off § To set the humidity level (see "The ideal temperature and humidity level") To switch the sensor tone on/off ^ Press the rocker switch. The tone which sounds each time a The cooling system and the lighting are sensor is touched can be deactivated.
  • Page 18: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off ^ Leave your finger on the X sensor for Switching off for longer another 4 seconds until c and the Y periods of time sensor also appear in the display. If the appliance is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g.
  • Page 19: The Ideal Temperature And Humidity Level

    The ideal temperature and humidity level Setting the temperature Wine keeps on maturing depending on the surrounding conditions. The length The zones are set at the factory for the of time for which wine can be kept in following types of storage: good condition will therefore depend not only on the temperature but also on –...
  • Page 20 The ideal temperature and humidity level It is possible to set the exact If the highest or lowest temperature that it is possible to set is reached, the X temperature individually in each zone. oder Y sensor will disappear from the The zones are set up at the factory to display.
  • Page 21: Isolator Plates For Thermal Separation

    The ideal temperature and humidity level Isolator plates for thermal Temperature separation (Fahrenheit/Celsius) The appliance has two fixed isolator The temperature can be displayed in plates which divide the cabinet into degrees Celsius or degrees Fahrenheit. three different temperature zones. This enables you to store three different types of wine at the same time, e.g.
  • Page 22: Temperature Display

    The ideal temperature and humidity level ^ Now touch the X sensor repeatedly Temperature display until † appears in the display. The temperature display on the ^ Touch the access sensor again. control panel always shows the ^ By touching the X sensor, you can selected temperature.
  • Page 23: Humidity Level

    The ideal temperature and humidity level Humidity level To set the humidity level A conventional refrigerator with its low The appliance is set at the factory with humidity level is not the best place to a high humidity level. store wine. It is very important to store If you are going to use the appliance for wine in an atmosphere with a high long-term wine storage, you should...
  • Page 24: Air Filtering With Active Charcoal Filters

    The ideal temperature and humidity level ^ Leave your finger on the X sensor for another 4 seconds until c and the Y If you have selected a high humidity level, the fan will switch on sensor also appear in the display. automatically.
  • Page 25: Alarms

    Alarms Switching the temperature Your appliance is fitted with a warning system which ensures that the alarm off early temperature in the three zones cannot If the noise disturbs you, you can rise or fall unnoticed and impair the switch the alarm off early if you wish. wine.
  • Page 26: Storing Wine Bottles

    Storing wine bottles Storage tips Wooden shelves – Always remove wine bottles from their box or packaging before you lay them down. – Always place the bottles in a horizontal position so that the corks can be kept moist on the inside and air is prevented from getting into the bottles.
  • Page 27: Bottle Presenter

    The wine bottles can now be stored horizontally on the shelf again. Additional bottle presenters can be purchased from your Miele Chartered Agent or from Miele.
  • Page 28: Display Lighting

    Storing wine bottles Display lighting Duration of the display lighting You can set the display lighting in the The lighting duration for the display middle zone so that the bottles are lighting is set at 30 minutes at the illuminated even when the door is factory.
  • Page 29: Defrosting

    Defrosting Condensate and frost can build up on the back wall of the appliance whilst it is in use. These are automatically defrosted and removed by the appliance.
  • Page 30: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Before cleaning Make sure that water cannot get into the electronic unit or into the lighting. Do not use steam cleaning apparatus to clean the appliance. ^ Switch the appliance off by pressing Steam could reach the electrical components and cause a short the On/Off rocker switch on the circuit.
  • Page 31: Ventilation Gaps

    New filters can be purchased from ^ Clean the appliance door with a Miele. proprietary glass cleaner. Ventilation gaps ^ The ventilation gaps should be cleaned on a regular basis with a brush or vacuum cleaner.
  • Page 32: Problem Solving Guide

    Has the appliance door been open for ^ The mains fuse has tripped because longer than 5 minutes? the wine conditioner, mains voltage ^ Close the appliance door. or another appliance is defective. Contact a qualified electrician or Miele. ^ Check the temperature settings.
  • Page 33 . . . a fault message with "_F" appears in the temperature display. There is a fault. Call Miele..the display lighting is not working. Call Miele. ^ Turn the lamp cover anti-clockwise to remove it.
  • Page 34 Problem solving guide If you still cannot remedy the fault, having followed these suggestions, please contact Miele. To prevent unnecessary loss of temperature, it is advisable not to open the door while waiting for the appliance to be serviced. ^ Pull the defective halogen lamp out.
  • Page 35: Noises

    Noises Normal noises What causes them Brrrrr ... A humming noise is made by the motor (compressor). This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor switches on. Blubb, blubb ... A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes.
  • Page 36: After Sales

    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 37: 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. Extension leads do not guarantee local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 38: Installation Advice

    Please ensure that the appliance is the appliance. installed in accordance with these installation instructions and that the – Nor should other appliances be handle is fitted correctly. Should you plugged into a socket located require further assistance please directly behind this appliance. contact Miele.
  • Page 39: Floor

    Warning! of the appliance is: This appliance is very heavy and KWT 1601 Vi, KWT 1611 Vi, can tip forwards when the door is KWT 1602 Vi, KWT 1612 Vi..319 kg open. Keep the door shut until the...
  • Page 40: Door Hinging

    "side-by-side" with another suitable joined together with the side-by-side wine conditioner, refrigerator or freezer. installation kit. A side-by-side installation kit, available from Miele, is required. Ask your Miele Chartered Agent which appliances are suitable for side-by-side installation with this appliance.
  • Page 41: To Limit The Opening Angle Of The Door

    Installation advice To limit the opening angle of Installation with a partition wall using the side-by-side installation kit the door The partition wall must be at least The door hinges are set at the factory to 16 mm thick. enable the door to be opened wide. However, if the appliance door hits an adjacent wall when opened, for example, the opening angle can be...
  • Page 42: Appliance Door Dimensions (Opening Angle 90°)

    Installation advice Appliance door dimensions (opening angle 90°) The dimensions of the door fronts and handles will vary according to the individual kitchen. KWT 160x Vi, 677 mm Door front (max. 38 mm) Door handle KWT 161x Vi Appliance door dimensions (opening angle 115°) The dimensions of the door fronts and handles will vary according to the individual kitchen.
  • Page 43: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions Niche width KWT 1601 Vi, KWT 1611 Vi, 610 mm – 613 mm KWT 1602 Vi, KWT 1612 Vi...
  • Page 44: Laying The Electrical Cabling

    Building-in dimensions Laying the electrical cabling Door front dimensions...
  • Page 45: Installation

    Installation Other Due to the size and weight of the – Step ladder appliance, it is essential that installation is carried out by two – Sack barrow people. – Wooden beam (min. 75 mm x 100 mm) if required, to prevent Tools and accessories tipping;...
  • Page 46: Weight Of The Door Front

    KWT 1601 Vi, The size of the side panel must match KWT 1611 Vi, that of the furniture panel opposite. KWT 1602 Vi,...
  • Page 47: Aligning The Housing Unit

    Installation Aligning the housing unit – Check that all surrounding furniture/units are securely fixed to the wall. – Check the surrounding furniture/units for possible clashes when opening doors. Before installation Warning! This appliance is very heavy and can tip forwards when the door is open.
  • Page 48: 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 49: Anti-Tipping Mechanism

    Installation Anti-tipping mechanism Use two anti-tipping mechanisms for each appliance or four for each The anti-tipping mechanism a ensures side-by-side combination of the housing unit b is securely fixed to appliances. the wall and tipping of the appliance is prevented. ^ Position the anti-tipping mechanisms a at the rear of the housing unit on the left and right, leaving a gap to the...
  • Page 50 Installation In a housing unit with a rear wall In a housing unit without a rear wall ^ bolt the housing unit to the wall in ^ bolt the rear wall of the housing unit several places with the help of in several places directly to the wall suitable fixing brackets.
  • Page 51: 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 52: 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 socket If you are installing two appliances should be close to the appliance side by side, now secure the and easily accessible.
  • Page 53: 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 54: Securing The Appliance In The Niche

    Installation Securing the appliance in the niche ^ Pull out the lugs for the side fixing plates g. ^ Screw on the lugs for the side plates. ^ Screw the lugs for the fixing plate f into the furniture/units above the appliance.
  • Page 55 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 56: Preparing The Furniture Fronts

    Installation Preparing the furniture fronts ^ Open the appliance door as far as it will go. ^ Measure the gap X between the ^ Unscrew the installation aids l and angle trim m from the door. adjusting bar and the upper edge of the adjacent furniture front.
  • Page 57 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 58: Securing And Aligning The Furniture Door

    Installation Securing and aligning the furniture door ^ Press the angle trim on both sides into the white plastic frame, and 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 59: Securing The Covers

    Installation Securing the covers ^ Now attach the covers onto the ^ Fit the two cover strips to both sides retaining clips on both sides. In the of the appliance door clicking them case of side-by-side installation, the into the space between the appliance cover strips are only required on the door and the furniture front, starting outer side.
  • Page 60: Fitting The Plinth Facing

    Installation Fitting the plinth facing Do not cover the vents in the plinth. This will damage the appliance. ^ Trim the plinth facing to the required length and height (cut along the lower edge of the plinth facing where it touches the floor). ^ Secure the plinth to the appliance, and attach the cover discs supplied.
  • Page 61: Fitting The Door Trim

    Installation ^ Fit the door trim into the gap between Fitting the door trim the furniture front and the glass. Cut the door trim to the width of the cut-out in the furniture front as required. ^ Cut the short pieces of door trim for An extra length of trim is supplied to the top and bottom of the door to the help calculate the length required.
  • Page 62: Fitting The Air Separator

    Installation Fitting the air separator The air separator in the vent underneath separates air entering the appliance from that leaving it. It also stops warm air flowing into the appliance, which would cause a short circuit. ^ Screw the air separator to the middle of the appliance door using two screws.
  • Page 64 Alteration rights reserved / 3613 M.-Nr. 09 761 270 / 00 M.-Nr. 09 761 270 / 00 KWT 1601 Vi, KWT 1611 Vi, KWT 1602 Vi, KWT 1612 Vi...

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