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Operating and installation instructions
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.
en - GB
M.-Nr. 10 090 670



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Freezer 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. en - GB M.-Nr. 10 090 670...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the appliance ..........4 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3 Contents Problem solving guide ..........35 Noises .
  • Page 4: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance Control panel a On/Off button c Display b Super freeze button d Alarm symbol e Super freeze symbol f Lock symbol g Temperature display h Temperature selector button i Alarm off button j Power failure symbol k Menu symbol (Settings mode for: switching the safety lock on/off)
  • Page 5 Guide to the appliance a Control panel b Freezer drawers...
  • Page 6: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposing of the packaging Disposing of your old materials appliance The packaging is designed to protect Electrical and electronic appliances the appliance from damage during often contain valuable materials. They transportation. The packaging materials also contain materials which, if handled used are selected from materials which or disposed of incorrectly, could be are environmentally friendly for disposal...
  • Page 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    They contain important notes on installation, safety, use and maintenance. Miele cannot be held liable for non-compliance with these instructions. Keep these instructions in a safe place and ensure that new users are familiar with the contents.
  • Page 8 The appliance is not suitable for use in areas where there is a risk of explosion. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from improper or incorrect use of the appliance.
  • Page 9 In the event of any damage: – avoid naked flames or anything which creates a spark, – disconnect the appliance from the mains electricity supply, – ventilate the room where the appliance is located for several minutes, and – contact the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 10 If the electrical connection cable is faulty it must only be replaced by a Miele authorised service technician to protect the user from danger. Do not connect the appliance to the mains electrical supply by a multi-socket adapter or extension lead.
  • Page 11 Unauthorised installation, maintenance and repairs can cause considerable danger for the user. Installation, maintenance and repairs must only be carried out by a Miele authorised technician. While the appliance is under guarantee, repairs should only be undertaken by a Miele authorised service technician. Otherwise the guarantee is invalidated.
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety Instructions Correct use The appliance is designed for use within a certain climate range (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.
  • Page 13 Only use genuine original Miele accessories with this appliance. Using spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers will invalidate the guarantee, and Miele cannot accept liability.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety Instructions Cleaning and care Do not use any oils or grease on the door seal(s), as these will cause the seal(s) to deteriorate and become porous with time. Do not use a steam cleaning appliance to clean or defrost this appliance.
  • Page 15 Warning and Safety Instructions Transport Always transport the appliance in an upright position and in its original transport packaging to avoid damage in transit. Danger of injury and damage. The appliance is very heavy and must be transported by two people. Disposal of your old appliance Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door latch or lock unusable.
  • Page 16: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Installation site / In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, Maintenance unventilated room. Protected from direct In direct sunlight. sunlight. Not near to a heat source Near to a heat source (radiator, oven).
  • Page 17 How to save energy Normal energy Increased energy consumption consumption Drawers and shelves arranged as they were when the appliance was delivered. Only open the door when Frequent opening of the door necessary and for as short a for long periods will cause a time as possible.
  • Page 18: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Switching on Packaging material ^ Remove all packaging material from the inside of the appliance. ^ Press the On/Off button. Cleaning The appliance will start to cool and the temperature required will appear in the Please refer to the relevant temperature display.
  • Page 19: Switching Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Switching on and off Switching off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g. whilst on holiday: ^ switch the appliance off, ^ disconnect it from the mains, ^ defrost the appliance and clean it, ^ leave the door(s) ajar to air the appliance.
  • Page 20: The Correct Temperature

    The correct temperature Temperature display It is very important to set the correct temperature for storing food in the The temperature display on the appliance. Micro-organisms will cause control panel always shows the food which is not stored at the correct required temperature for the freezer.
  • Page 21: Setting The Temperature

    The correct temperature Setting the temperature ^ Press the button for setting the temperature repeatedly until the temperature you want lights up in the temperature display. The first time you press the button the last temperature set will flash in the display.
  • Page 22: Selecting Settings

    Selecting settings Settings mode Settings mode is used for activating and deactivating the lock. ^ Press the Super freeze button briefly Activating and deactivating the to access the lock function. lock c1 will appear in the display. Settings mode is represented in the display by the Menu symbol X.
  • Page 23 Selecting settings – To deactivate the lock ^ Press the Super freeze button for approx. 5 seconds. The Lock symbol 0 and the Menu symbol X will light up and c will start flashing in the display. Settings mode is now activated. ^ Press the Super freeze button briefly to access the lock function.
  • Page 24: Super Freeze

    Super freeze Super freeze function Switching off Super freeze Switch on Super freeze before putting The Super freeze function will switch off fresh food into the freezer. automatically after approx. 65 hours. The Super freeze symbol ª will go out This helps food to freeze quickly and and the appliance will run at normal retain its nutrients, vitamins, flavours...
  • Page 25: Temperature Alarm

    Temperature alarm Switching the alarm off early If the temperature in the freezer becomes too warm, an alarm will If the noise disturbs you, you can sound. At the same time the switch the alarm off if you wish. temperature display and the alarm symbol ;...
  • Page 26: 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 27: 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 foods or drinks in Hints on home freezing the freezer.
  • Page 28: Before Placing Food In The Freezer

    Freezing and storing food Before placing food in the freezer – Freezing the maximum amount (see data plate) ^ When freezing more than 1 kg of ^ Remove the lowest freezer drawer. fresh food, switch on the Super freeze function for some time before ^ Place the food flat on the bottom of placing the food in the freezer (see the appliance or in contact with the...
  • Page 29: Defrosting

    Freezing and storing food Defrosting Never refreeze partially or fully Frozen food can be defrosted in defrosted food. Consume defrosted different ways: food as soon as possible as it will – in a microwave oven, lose its nutritional value and spoil if left for too long.
  • Page 30: Defrosting

    Defrosting In normal use, ice and frost will form in the freezer, e.g. on the internal walls. Do not scrape off ice and frost and How much ice and frost accumulates in do not use any sharp edged or the appliance will depend on the pointed instruments to aid the following: defrosting process.
  • Page 31 Defrosting ^ Remove any loose particles of ice. To defrost Carry out the defrosting procedure Ensure that no water escapes into as quickly as possible. The longer the surrounding cabinetry. the food is left out at room ^ Use a sponge or towel to soak up the temperature, the faster it defrosts.
  • Page 32: Cleaning

    Cleaning Cleaning agents Do not let water get into the To avoid damaging the surfaces of your electronic unit. appliance, do not use: – cleaning agents containing soda, Cleaning water must not get into the drain hole. ammonia, acids or chlorides, –...
  • Page 33: Cleaning The Interior And Accessories

    Cleaning Before cleaning Cleaning the interior and accessories ^ Switch the appliance off. The display goes out and cooling is Clean the appliance each time you switched off. defrost it. If this does not happen, then the safety lock is still activated (see Remove any soiling immediately - do "Selecting settings - To deactivate not allow it to dry on.
  • Page 34: Ventilation Gaps

    Cleaning Ventilation gaps After cleaning ^ The ventilation gaps should be ^ Slide all glass plates back into the cleaned on a regular basis with a appliance. brush or vacuum cleaner. A build-up ^ Close the appliance door. of dust will increase the energy ^ Reconnect to the mains and switch consumption of the appliance.
  • Page 35: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide Some minor problems can be corrected without contacting Miele. If, having followed the suggestions below, you still cannot resolve the problem, 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.
  • Page 36 Problem solving guide The compressor runs more frequently and for longer periods of time, the temperature in the appliance drops. Problem Cause Remedy ^ Adjust the temperature. The temperature in The temperature setting is the appliance is too too low. low.
  • Page 37 Problem solving guide Problem Cause Remedy ^ Do not block the The compressor is The ventilation gaps in the ventilation gaps. switching on more housing unit have been frequently and for covered or become too ^ Dust the ventilation gaps longer periods.
  • Page 38 Display warnings Problem Cause Remedy "F0 to F9" appears in ^ Call the Miele Service There is a fault. Department. the display. ^ Call the Miele Service The Super freeze There is a fault. symbol ª and the Department.
  • Page 39 Problem solving guide Display warnings Problem Cause Remedy The alarm symbol The temperature in the The alarm will stop and the ; and the alarm symbol ; will go out appliance is too high, when the temperature temperature display because reaches the correct level are flashing.
  • Page 40 Problem solving guide Other problems Problem Cause Remedy The door will not This is not a fault. The None. open because it has suction caused by opening been opened and and closing the door is closed too many preventing the door from opening.
  • Page 41: 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 42: After Sales / Guarantee

    See end of this booklet for contact have been resolved as described in details. this booklet. When contacting your Dealer or Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. This information is given on the data plate inside your appliance.
  • Page 43: Information For Test Institutes

    Information for test institutes All tests must be carried out according to relevant standards and directives. In addition, the following information provided by the manufacturer must be observed: – Loading instructions, – Information contained in the Operating and installation instructions.
  • Page 44: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection U.K. If the connection cable has to be replaced, this must be done by a All electrical work should be carried out suitably qualified and competent by a suitably qualified and competent person. person in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations Do not plug other appliances in behind (BS 7671 in the UK).
  • Page 45: Installation

    Installation Important. In environments with This appliance must be built in, high humidity condensation can otherwise it could tip up. build up on the exterior of the appliance. This can cause corrosion Location on the external walls. For prevention, This appliance should not be installed it is advisable to install the appliance where it is exposed to direct sunlight or with sufficient ventilation in a dry...
  • Page 46: Ventilation

    Installation Ventilation appliance must amount to at least 200 cm to ensure that air can The ventilation gaps given must be circulate without hindrance. observed, otherwise the compressor – Important. The appliance uses less will run more frequently and for energy, the larger the ventilation longer periods.
  • Page 47: Before Installing The Appliance

    Installation Before installing the appliance ^ Take the accessory pack which includes installation parts and other accessories out of the appliance and remove the packaging strap holding the door in place. ^ Do not remove the following from the back of the appliance: ^ Open the appliance door and remove the red safety catch a (depending on model).
  • Page 48: Does Your Old Appliance Have A Different Hinging Mechanism

    They are no longer required because the furniture door is now fitted to the appliance door. All the necessary parts are supplied or can be ordered from Miele. Stainless steel front (depending on model) The old door can be replaced by a stainless steel front if required.
  • Page 49: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions Before installation, ensure the building-in niche is the correct size. The specified ventilation cross-sections must be adhered to in order to ensure the correct functioning of the appliance. Niche height F 32202 i 874 - 890...
  • Page 50: Changing The Door Hinging

    Changing the door hinging Two people are needed for changing the door hinging. The appliance is supplied right-hand hinged. If left-hand hinging is required, the hinges must be changed: To change the door hinging, you will need the following tools: ^ Open the appliance door.
  • Page 51 Changing the door hinging ^ Place the door with the outer side upwards on a stable surface. Do not close the hinges. Danger of injury. ^ Undo screws d completely. ^ Undo screw h completely. ^ Fit bracket g on the opposite side and loosely fit screws d.
  • Page 52 Changing the door hinging ^ Hang appliance door f onto pre-fitted screws d and e, then tighten screws d and e securely. ^ Replace covers a, b and c. ^ Refit the locking pins into the top of the hinges to prevent the doors opening too far.
  • Page 53: Installing The Appliance

    Installing the appliance To install the appliance, you will Two people are required to install the need the following tools: appliance. ^ Install the appliance in a stable, solid housing unit, positioned on an even and level floor. ^ Secure the housing unit against tipping.
  • Page 54 Installing the appliance Parts required for installation – required for fitting the furniture door: All installation parts are number coded. This coding is also used in the installation instructions. – required for installing the appliance in its housing unit: ** Depending on niche height All fitting instructions given are for a right-hand hinged appliance.
  • Page 55 Installing the appliance ^ Push the appliance two-thirds of the way into its niche. When doing this, make sure that the mains cable does not get trapped. Tip to help you push it into position: Tie a piece of string around the plug to "increase"...
  • Page 56 Installing the appliance ^ Screw in adjustable feet l completely. ^ Remove cover f. ^ Secure part g using screws h loosely into the top left-hand side of the appliance. Do not tighten the screws so that you can adjust the position of this part.
  • Page 57 Installing the appliance Installing the appliance ^ Push the appliance into the niche until all fixing brackets are in line with the front edge of the furniture side wall. ^ Carefully remove the protective foil from sealing strip m. ^ Fix sealing strip m flush with the front of the appliance on the door opening side.
  • Page 58: Securing The Appliance In The Niche

    Installing the appliance ^ Check the position of the fixing bracket at the top and bottom front If the all round gap of 42 mm is not edge of the furniture side wall again. maintained between the appliance housing and the front edge of the This will create a gap all round of 42 housing unit side wall, the door may mm to the front edges of the housing...
  • Page 59 Installing the appliance ^ Snap off any protruding ends from the fixing bracket. They are no longer required. ^ Replace covers f and u on the fixing brackets. ^ Push the loose bracket against the furniture wall. ^ Secure fixing bracket j to the housing unit side wall with screw s.
  • Page 60 Installing the appliance Only for an appliance with a niche height greater than 140 cm For additional stability of the appliance in the unit, push the rods supplied in underneath the appliance between it and the floor of the housing unit: ^ Then secure handle v to one of the rods w.
  • Page 61: Fitting The Furniture Door

    The furniture door must be fitted When fitting large or divided furniture correctly and not under tension doors an extra fitting kit or set of fixing brackets is required. These are available to order from Miele.
  • Page 62 Installing the appliance Tip: Push fitting aids b together with the furniture front up to the height of the adjoining unit furniture doors. ^ A gap of 8 mm is set ex-works between the appliance door and the fixing bracket. Double check this gap and reset it if necessary.
  • Page 63 Installing the appliance ^ Place the furniture door with the outer side downwards on a stable surface. ^ Fit side cover q to the fixing bracket on the opposite side of the hinge. ^ Turn the furniture door over and attach the handle (if required).
  • Page 64 Installing the appliance ^ Open the appliance door. Aligning the door ^ Hang the furniture door onto – Side adjustments (X) adjusting bolts h. ^ Slide the furniture door. ^ Loosely attach nuts c on the – Height adjustment (Y) adjusting bolts.
  • Page 65 Installing the appliance ^ Whilst counterholding adjusting bolts ^ Drill holes l in the furniture door and h with a screwdriver, tighten nuts c fit screws m. Make sure the two metal edges are aligned (Symbol II). on the appliance door with ring spanner j.
  • Page 66 Installing the appliance ^ Tighten all screws again. To make sure the appliance is correctly fitted: – The doors must close properly. – The doors must not touch the housing unit. – The seal at the top edge of the handle side must fit properly.
  • Page 67: Addresses

    Building 6 / Offices Nos. 6-214 to 6-220 Tel: (01) 461 07 10, Fax: (01) 461 07 97 Dubai E-Mail:, Internet: Tel: +971-4-341 84 44 Fax: +971-4-341 88 52 Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG E-Mail: Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany Internet:
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