Miele KWT4154UG1 Operating instructions

Operating and Installation
Instructions
Under Counter
Wine Storage Unit
KWT 4154 UG-1
To prevent accidents
and machine damage
read these instructions
before
installation or use.
en - US, CA
M.-Nr. 07 508 850
Contents
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Guide to the Wine Storage Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Before use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Turning off for longer periods of time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Optimum temperature and air quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Setting the temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Temperature display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Setting the temperature display brightness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Humidity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Constant humidity (DynaCool) m . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Interior lighting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Turning on the interior lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Adjusting the brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Storing wine bottles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Maximum capacity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Wooden shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Descriptive labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Temperature alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Door alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Turning the alarm off early . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Safety Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Defrosting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Cleaning and care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Cleaning the interior, door and accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Ventilation slits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Door seal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Active charcoal filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Frequently asked questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
After sales service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Caring for the environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Ventilation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Before installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
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Contents
Changing the door hinging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Under-counter installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Appliance dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Preparing the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Fitting the appliance into place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Electrical connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
When using the appliance, follow basic
safety precautions, including the
following:
Read all instructions before installation
and use to prevent accidents and
machine damage.
This appliance is intended for
residential use only. Use only as
described in this Operating manual.
Only use the appliance for its
intended purpose. The manufacturer
cannot be held responsible for
damages caused by improper use
of this appliance.
This appliance complies with current
safety requirements. Improper use
of the appliance can lead to
personal injury and material
damage.
Keep these operating instructions in
a safe place and pass them on to
any future user.
Warning: At an altitude of more than
5900 ft (1500 m) the glass door can
break. Danger of injuries.
Electrical safety
~ Before installation, make sure that
the voltage and frequency listed on the
data plate correspond with the
household electrical supply. This data
must correspond to prevent injury and
machine damage. Consult a qualified
electrician if in doubt.
~ Before installation or service,
disconnect the power supply to the
work area by unplugging the unit,
"tripping" the circuit breaker or
removing the fuse.
~ Do not use an extension cord to
connect this appliance to electricity.
Extension cords do not guarantee the
required safety of the appliance
(e.g., danger of overheating).
~ Be certain your appliance is
properly installed and grounded by a
qualified technician. To guarantee the
electrical safety of this appliance
continuity must exist between the
appliance and an effective grounding
system. It is imperative that this basic
safety requirement be met. If there is
any doubt, have the electrical system of
the house checked by a qualified
electrician. The manufacturer cannot be
held responsible for damages caused
by the lack, or inadequacy, of an
effective grounding system.
~ Only connect power to the
appliance when all installation work is
complete.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Installation
This appliance is top-heavy and
must be secured to prevent the
possibility of tipping forward.
Keep the door closed until the
appliance is completely installed
and secured per installation
instructions.
~ This appliance must be installed
Use
~ Persons who lack physical, sensory
or mental abilities, or experience with
the machine should not use it without
supervision or instruction by a
responsible person.
~ To reduce the risk of injury, do not
allow children to play in, on or near the
appliance, especially in the door hinge
area.
and connected in compliance with the
installation instructions.
~ Do not store or use gasoline or other
~ Installation and repair work should
be performed by a Miele authorized
service technician. Work by unqualified
persons could be dangerous and may
void the warranty.
~ Do not use any oils or grease on the
flammable vapors and liquids in the
vicinity of this or any other appliance.
door seal, as these will cause the seal
to deteriorate and become porous with
time.
~ Do not operate any appliance with a ~ Do not block the ventilation gaps in
damaged cord or plug, or if the
appliance has been damaged in any
manner. Contact Miele’s Technical Service Department.
~ This equipment is not designed for
maritime use or for use in mobile
installations such as recreational
vehicles or aircraft.
~ Do not install the appliance in a
room with too low an ambient
temperature, e.g., a garage, as this
may lead to the appliance switching off
for longer periods so that it cannot
maintain the required temperature.
the plinth or the top of the appliance
housing unit as this would impair the
efficiency of the appliance, increase the
electricity consumption and could
cause damage to the appliance.
~ Never use a steam cleaner to clean
the appliance. Pressurized steam could
damage electrical components and
cause a short circuit.
~ Do not use any electrical equipment
inside the appliance. Danger of injury.
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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 doors.
~ Leave the shelves in place so that
children may not easily climb inside.
~ Consult with your municipal policy
on recycling.
~ Be careful not to damage any part of
the pipework while awaiting disposal
by:
puncturing the refrigerant
channels in the evaporator.
bending any pipework.
scratching the surface coating.
Splashes of refrigerant can damage the
eyes.
~ Your old refrigerator may have a
cooling system that used CFC's
(chlorofluorocarbons). CFC's are
believed to harm stratospheric ozone.
If you intentionally release this CFC
refrigerant, you can be subject to fines
and imprisonment under provisions of
environmental legislation. Make sure the
CFC refrigerant is removed and disposed
of by a qualified technician.
The manufacturer cannot be held
liable for damage caused by
non-compliance with these
Important Safety instructions.
SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS
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Guide to the Wine Storage Unit
a Interior lighting
b Insulation shelf for thermal separation
c Wooden shelf with decorative strip for descriptive labels
d Active charcoal filter
e Condensate channel and drain hole
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Guide to the Wine Storage Unit
Control panel
a On/Off s button
e Safety lock indicator light
b Temperature display for upper zone
f Off button for Alarm
c Temperature selector buttons for
upper zone
(+ for warmer; - for colder)
g Temperature display for lower zone
d Constant humidity (Dynamic cooling)
button and indicator light
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h Temperature selector buttons for
lower zone
(+ for warmer; - for colder)
i Interior lighting button and indicator
light
Before use
Before using for the first time
Turning the appliance off
^ Clean the inside of the appliance and
the accessories with a mild solution
of warm water and liquid dish soap.
Dry with a soft cloth.
^ Press the On/Off button until the
control panel go out.
After installing the unit, wait at least
30 minutes before switching it on.
During transport, the fluids in the
refrigeration system may have
shifted, and will need some time to
settle.
Turning the appliance on
^ Open the appliance door.
The cooling system turns off.
If this does not happen, the safety
lock is still activated, see "Safety
Lock".
Turning off for longer periods
of time
If the appliance is not going to be used
for a longer period of time (for example,
during a vacation) some precautions
should be taken.
^ Turn the appliance off at the main
switch.
^ Press the On/Off button so that the
control panel lights up.
Once on, the alarm will sound and the
appliance will start to cool down. When
the doors are open, the interior lights
come on.
^ Unplug the appliance.
^ Clean the interior.
^ Leave the doors open to prevent
odors.
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Optimum temperature and air quality
Wine will continue to mature depending
on the surrounding conditions. The
length of time which wine can be kept
in good condition will therefore depend
not only on the temperature but also on
the air quality.
The wine storage unit provides a
constant temperature, increased
humidity and an odor-free environment,
creating the best possible storage
conditions for your wine.
Temperature
Wine can be stored at temperatures
between 41°F and 64°F (5 - 18°C). If
you would like to store red and white
wines together, choose a temperature
between 50°F and 54°F (10 - 12 °C).
Most white wines are palatable at this
temperature. It is best to take red wine
out of the appliance about 2 hours
before drinking. Open the wine to allow
it to breathe and to develop its aroma.
After 2 hours, red wine will be at the
correct temperature for drinking.
Storage temperatures above 72°F
(22°C) will cause wines to mature too
quickly. By contrast, wine should not be
stored below 41°F (5°C), since it will not
mature fully at this low temperature.
Fluctuations in temperature put wine
under stress and interrupt the maturing
process. Therefore, it is important to
maintain a constant temperature.
Safety feature
A safety thermostat ensures that the
temperature in the unit cannot drop too
low. An interior heater keeps the
temperature virtually constant.
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Insulation panels for thermal
separation
The unit has a fixed insulation panel
that divides the interior into two
sections. The temperature in the two
sections can be set individually, so that
different types of wines (red and white)
can be stored.
Temperature unit (degrees
Fahrenheit / degrees Celsius)
The temperature can be displayed in
Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C).
^ Press and hold the constant humidity
button for approx. 5 seconds.
The button's indicator light flashes, and
the temperature display for the lower
zone (right display) flashes ;.
^ Press and hold one of the
temperature selector buttons (+/-) for
the upper zone (left display) until §
appears in the display.
^ Press the constant humidity button
again.
The display will show §.
Optimum temperature and air quality
^ Press the temperature selector (+/-)
buttons for the upper zone to select
either Fahrenheit °F or Celsius °C:
When pressing the buttons, the
following changes will appear in the
respective temperature display:
^ To save the setting, press the
constant humidity button.
– When first pressed: The last
temperature selected flashes.
– Each subsequent press of the
button: adjusts the temperature in
increments of 1 °.
^ To exit the settings mode, press the
On/Off button. Otherwise, the
electronics will automatically return to
normal mode after approx. 2 minutes.
Setting the temperature
The temperature for each respective
zone can be set using the "+ / -" buttons
below the temperature displays.
+ button:
- button:
increases the temperature
decreases the temperature
The temperature being set will flash in
the display.
– Holding down the button will adjust
the temperature continuously.
Approximately 5 seconds after the
button is released, the actual
temperature in the respective zone will
be displayed.
The two temperature zones are cooled
alternately, so depending on the
quantity of wine being stored, it may
take several hours for the desired
temperature to be reached, and for the
temperature display to adjust. If, after
this amount of time, the temperature is
still too high or too low, you will need to
adjust it again.
Temperature range
The temperature in both sections can
be set to anywhere between 41°F (5°C)
and 68°F (20°C).
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Optimum temperature and air quality
Temperature display
During normal operating, the
temperature displays indicate the
temperatures inside the unit.
The temperature display will flash if:
– a different temperature is being set,
– the temperature in one section
deviates from the set temperature by
more than 5 °.
Setting the temperature
display brightness
The factory set brightness of the
temperature display is set at the lowest
setting.
To adjust the brightness of the
temperature display (the temperature
displays adjust together):
^ Press and hold the constant humidity
button for approx. 5 seconds.
The indicator light will flash, and the
temperature display for the bottom
zone (right display) flashes ;.
^ Press and hold + or - for the upper
zone (left display) until ^ appears in
the display.
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^ Press the constant humidity button
again.
^ appears in the display.
^ The display brightness cannot be set
using the + / - buttons for the upper
temperature zone. You can choose a
brightness level from 1 to 5.
1 :dimmest setting
5 :brightest setting
^ To save the setting, press the
constant humidity button.
^ To exit the settings mode, press the
On/Off button. Otherwise, the
electronics will automatically return to
normal mode after approx. 2 minutes.
Optimum temperature and air quality
Humidity
Turning on
In a conventional refrigerator, the
humidity levels are too low for storing
wines. High humidity levels (60 - 70 %)
are very important for the storage of
wine, so that the corks remain moist.
Under low humidity, the corks dry out
from the outside and can no longer seal
the bottles properly. This is why wine
bottles should always be stored lying
down, so that the wine can keep the
corks moistened from within. If air
enters the bottle, a wine will inevitably
spoil.
If you would like to use the unit for
long-term wine storage, turn on the
DynaCool function. This will create a
continuous interior climate, equivalent
to the conditions of a wine cellar.
^ Press the constant humidity button.
The indicator light will come on.
Tip: Wine bottles should stand upright
for at least two hours before serving, or,
better still whole day long, to enable
deposits to settle to the bottom of the
bottle.
Even if you do not turn on the
DynaCool function, the fan will still
comes on automatically when the
cooling system comes on. This
ensures that the optimal climate for
your wine is maintained.
Constant humidity (DynaCool)
m
When the door is opened, the fan
automatically turns off.
This setting allows the relative humidity
inside the wine cooler and the
temperature to be distributed evenly
around the interior so all of the wine is
stored under exactly the same optimal
conditions.
Turning off
^ Press the constant humidity button.
The indicator light will turn off.
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Optimum temperature and air quality
Air exchange through the
activate charcoal filter
External air passes through the filter
before entering the unit.
The active charcoal filter ensures that
only clean, odor-free air enters the unit,
creating additional protection against
odor contamination.
The filter will need to be changed
periodically, or when odors are
present in the unit. See "Cleaning
and Care - Active charcoal filter" for
more information.
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Interior lighting
Adjusting the brightness
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.
The brightness of the interior lighting
can be adjusted.
^ Press and hold the interior lighting
button.
Turning on the interior lighting
Generally, wine should be stored in
dark conditions. However, the interior
lighting can be turned on to enable you
to see the wine stored in the unit.
^ At the same time, press the + or buttons for the lower zone.
+ button: to dim the lighting
- button: to brighten the lighting
^ Press the interior lighting button.
The lighting for the upper and lower
zones are turned on or off
simultaneously.
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Storing wine bottles
Storage tips
Maximum capacity
– Always unpack bottles – do not store
wine in crates or boxes.
The unit can hold approx. 38 bottles
(0.75 l).
– Any vibration or movement of a wine
bottle can interrupt the natural
breathing process of the wine, which
affects the taste.
– 15 in the upper zone
– Always lay bottles on their side for
storage. This keeps the corks moist
from the inside, preventing air from
entering.
– Store similar wine varieties beside
each other on the same shelf, to
avoid restocking and the need to
disturbed other bottles.
– Before serving, rosé and red wine
bottles should spend at least two
hours upright and open, to reach
optimal drinking temperature.
Sparkling wine and champagnes
should be chilled briefly in the
refrigerator before serving.
– Remember that wine should always
be cooled to slightly lower than the
ideal serving temperature, as the
temperature increases by 1° to 2° as
soon as it is poured into a glass.
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– 23 in the lower zone
Wooden shelves
The wooden shelves are on runners,
and can be pulled out to make it easier
to store and remove bottles.
Descriptive labels
Use the labels supplied to identify your
wine quickly and easily. Insert the
labels into the metal holders at the front
of the shelves from above.
Additional labels are available from
Miele.
Alarm
The appliance is equipped with an
alarm system, to ensure that the
temperature does not rise or fall
unnoticed because of energy loss or an
open door.
The alarm system is always
operational, it does not need to be
turned on.
Temperature alarm
An alarm will sound if the temperature
in one of the zones rises or falls outside
the set temperature range. The
temperature display for the affected
zone(s) will flash while the alarm
sounds.
The set temperature determines when
the alarm will activate.
The alarm will sound and the
temperature display will flash if:
– when the appliance is turned on the
temperature inside the appliance is
very different from the set
temperature.
Door alarm
If the door has been left open for more
than approx. 60 seconds, the alarm will
sound.
Turning the alarm off early
Once the set temperature has been
reached in the appliance, the alarm
turn off and the relevant temperature
display lights up continuously.
However, if the noise disturbs you, you
can turn the alarm off early if you wish.
^ Press the "Alarm Off" button.
The alarm will stop. The relevant
temperature display continues to
flash until the set temperature is
reached. The display then shows a
continuous light, and the alarm
system is automatically reactivated.
– a power failure has occurred.
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Safety Lock
The safety lock can be activated to
prevent the appliance from being
turned off inadvertently.
Activating / Deactivating the safety
lock
^ Press and hold the constant humidity
button for approx. 5 seconds.
The constant humidity indicator light will
flash, and ; will flash in the right-hand
temperature display.
^ Press the constant humidity button
again.
; will light up in the display.
^ You can now choose between ; 0
and ; 1 using the + / - button for the
upper temperature zone.
0:
deactivated
1:
activated
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^ Press the constant humidity button to
save the setting.
The safety lock indicator light X will
light up when the safety lock is
activated.
^ Press the On / Off button to come out
of the settings mode. If you do not do
this, the appliance will automatically
switch back to normal operation after
a few minutes.
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.
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Cleaning and care
Before cleaning
To reduce the risk of electrical
shock, disconnect the appliance
from the power supply by shutting
off the power main, tripping the
circuit breaker or unplugging the
power cord before maintenance.
^ Unplug the power cord.
Never use cleaning agents
containing abrasive substances
such as sand, soda, acids, chlorides
or chemical solvents.
Non-abrasive cleaning agents are
also unsuitable, as they can cause
matte areas to appear.
Cleaning the interior, door and
accessories
Do not allow water to get into the
electronic unit or lights.
Do not allow water to get into the
drainage channel or drain hole when
cleaning.
Do not use a steam cleaner to clean
this appliance. Pressurized steam
could penetrate electrical
components and cause a short
circuit.
^ Remove any bottles from the
appliance and store it in a cool place.
^ Take out any removable parts,
e.g., shelves.
Use a mild solution of warm water and
liquid dish soap. All accessories and
shelves should be hand-washed only.
^ Clean the condensate channel and
drain hole frequently, allowing
condensate to drain unhindered. Use
a straw or similar item to clear the
drain if necessary.
^ After washing, wipe down the interior
and accessories with a clean wet
cloth, then dry with a soft cloth.
Leave the appliance door open for a
short time, so the moisture can
evaporate.
^ Clean the appliance door with a
glass cleaner.
Ventilation slits
^ Check the ventilation slits regularly.
Remove any dirt/dust with a vacuum
cleaner or brush. Clean as needed.
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Cleaning and care
Door seal
Do not use any oils or grease on the
door seals as these will cause the
seals to deteriorate and become
porous over time.
After cleaning
^ Return all bottles to the appliance.
^ Insert the plug into the power outlet
and turn on the appliance at the main
switch.
^ Clean the door seal with water only
and dry thoroughly.
Active charcoal filters
Replacement filters are available
from Miele.
^ Turn the filters 90° clockwise or
counter-clockwise.
^ Remove the filters.
^ Insert the new filters with the handle
in the vertical position.
^ Turn the filters 90° clockwise or
counter-clockwise until they click into
place.
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Frequently asked questions
With the aid of the following guide minor problems can be corrected without a service 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.
What if the appliance does not get cold?
Possible fault
Solution
The machine is not turned on.
Check whether the appliance is
switched on. The display must be lit up.
The machine is not plugged in.
Check that the plug is correctly
inserted in the power outlet.
Check that the fuse has not tripped.
Reset the circuit breaker.
What if the compressor kicks on very frequently and for too long?
The ventilation slits are covered or
dusty.
Clean with a vacuum or brush.
The door has been opened too
frequently.
Once the appliance returns to the set
temperature the compressor will turn
off.
The door is not closed.
Check that the door has been closed
properly.
What if the alarm sounds and the temperature display flashes?
The appliance door has been opened
for more than 60 seconds.
The appliance door has been opened
too frequently.
The ventilation slits are covered.
A power failure has occurred.
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Close the door.
One of these conditions has caused the
temperature in the appliance to
become too warm or cold.
Once the alarm condition has been
corrected, the temperature display will
light up continuously and the alarm will
turn off.
Frequently asked questions
What if a bar is lit up or flashing in the temperature display?
Only temperatures within the range of the appliance display can be shown. If the
temperature is not within this range, a bar will be displayed instead.
"F0" or "F1" appears in the temperature display.
A fault has occurred. Contact Miele Technical Service.
What if the appliance cannot be turned off?
Possible fault
Solution
The safety lock has been activated.
Deactivate the lock, see "Safety Lock"
for more information.
What if the interior lighting is not working?
Contact Miele Technical Service.
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Frequently asked questions
The appliance is making noises.
Issue
Possible fault
Solution
Brrrrr...
Humming noise made by the
compressor. This noise can
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.
These noises are not a
fault.
The noise of the
compressor and the
coolant circulating in the
system is unavoidable.
Click....
Clicking sounds are made
when the thermostat switches
the compressor on and off.
Sssrrrrr....
On multi-zone and frost-free
appliances you can
sometimes just hear the
movement of air circulating
inside the appliance.
Rattling, vibrating
The appliance is uneven.
Realign the appliance
using a level, by raising or
lowering the screw feet
underneath the appliance.
The appliance is touching
Move it away.
another appliance or piece of
furniture.
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Drawers, baskets or shelves
are unstable or sticking.
Check all removable
items and refit them
correctly.
Bottles or containers are
unstable or knocking against
each other.
Separate them.
The transport cable clips are
hanging loose at the back of
the appliance.
Remove the clips.
After sales service
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 the Technical Service
department, please quote the model
and serial number of your appliance
given on the data plate inside the
appliance.
MieleCare
(USA only)
MieleCare, our Extended Service
Contract program; gives you the
assurance of knowing that your
appliance investment is covered by 5
years of worry-free ownership.
MieleCare is the only Extended Service
Contract in the industry that guarantees
repairs by a Miele Authorized Service
Provider using genuine Miele parts.
Only genuine Miele parts installed by
factory-trained professionals can
guarantee the safety, reliability and
longevity of your Miele appliance.
Please note that unless expressly
approved in writing by the Miele Service department, Extended Service
Contracts offered by other providers for
Miele products will not be recognized
by Miele. Our goal is to prevent
unauthorized (and untrained) service
personnel from working on your Miele
products, possibly doing further
damage to them, you and/or your
home.
To learn more about MieleCare
Extended Service Contracts, please
contact your appliance dealer or visit
us online at:
http://miele.com/mielecare
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Installation instructions
To prevent accidents
and machine damage
read these instructions
before
installation or use.
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Caring for the environment
Disposal of packing materials
Disposal of an old appliance
The cardboard box and packing
materials are biodegradable and
recyclable. Please recycle.
Old appliances contain materials that
can be recycled. Please contact your
local recycling center about the
possibility of recycling these materials.
Ensure that any plastic wrappings,
bags, etc., are disposed of safely and
kept out of the reach of babies and
young children. Danger of suffocation!
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Before discarding an old appliance,
disconnect it from the electrical supply
and cut off the power cord to prevent it
from becoming a hazard.
Installation
Ventilation
In areas with a tropical climate (over
100°F/38°C and more than 70% air
humidity) the wine cooler must only
be operated in air conditioned
locations. Otherwise the function of
the machine cannot be guaranteed.
This appliance is top-heavy and
must be secured to prevent the
possibility of tipping forward.
Location
The appliance should be installed in a
dry, well-ventilated room.
The installation location should not be
exposed to direct sunlight, nor near a
heat source, such as an oven,
radiator, etc.
The air at the back of the appliance
gets warm. The appliance housing unit
must be constructed to allow sufficient
space for ventilation.
The air intake and outlet must not be
blocked or covered in any way. They
also need to be dusted/cleaned on a
regular basis.
Before installation
^ Remove all accessories from the
appliance.
^ Remove any cable clips from the rear
of the appliance.
^ Check that all parts at the back of the
appliance are not blocked.
The ambient temperature should not
drop below 55 °F (13 °C) or rise above
110 °F (43 °C), otherwise malfunctions
may occur.
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Changing the door hinging
The appliance is supplied right-hand
hinged. If left-hand door hinging is
required, follow the instructions below.
^ Unscrew the top hinge plate e, turn
it around, and refit it on the opposite
side.
^ Close the door, and unscrew the top
hinge pin from the door a.
^ Unscrew the bracket b from
underneath the door.
^ Tip the door forward slightly c, and
lift it up and off d.
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^ Unscrew the lower hinge plate f.
^ Remove the hinge pin g, and
replace it in the hinge plate from
underneath. Ensure that the hinge pin
spacer is positioned correctly.
^ Turn the hinge plate around, and refit
it on the opposite side.
Changing the door hinging
^ Replace the plug h and the hinge
pin guide i in the top of the
opposite door.
^ Hang the door on the lower hinge pin
j, and close the door k.
^ Refit the top hinge pin l through the
hinge pin plate into the door.
^ Refit the bracket m underneath the
appliance by securing one screw in
the appliance door and another
through the plastic part of the hinge
pin plate.
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Under-counter installation
Appliance dimensions
Preparing the appliance
^ Carefully tip the appliance backward.
^ Attach the toe-kick panel a, and
loosely tighten the screws b.
^ Arrange the panel a over the long
holes in the appliance door recess.
^ Tighten the screws b onto the panel
a.
* The overall height can be increased by 2"
(50 mm) by adjusting the feet.
Adjustments
^ Use the provided wrench to adjust
the feet as needed.
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Under-counter installation
Fitting the appliance into place
^ Slide the appliance into the
installation niche.
Ensure that the power cord does not
get caught.
Be sure the power outlet remains
accessible.
^ Using the fixing strip and screws,
secure the appliance into place.
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Electrical connection
, Avoid the risk of electrical
shock
- Plug into a grounded 3-prong
outlet.
- Do not move the ground plug.
- Do not use an adapter.
- Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions
can result in death, fire, or electrical
shock.
Improper connection of the
equipment grounding conductor
may result in electric shock. If you
are in any doubt as to whether the
appliance has been properly
grounded, have the appliance
checked by a qualified electrician or
service technician.
Installation, repairs and other work
by unqualified persons could be
dangerous. The manufacturer will
not be held responsible for damage
or injury arising from unauthorized
work.
Before installing the appliance,
verify that the voltage, load and
circuit rating information found on
the data plate match the household
electrical supply.
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
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The appliance is supplied with a
UL-listed, 3-wire power cord and
NEMA 5-15 P plug ready for connection
to a 120 V, 60 Hz supply.
The fuse rating is 15 amps.
The appliance requires a 3-wire
receptacle.
The receptacle must be installed by a
licensed electrician only.
In the case of side-by-side installations,
a separate outlet must be used for each
appliance. Ideally, the power outlet
should be next to the appliance and
easily accessible. Do not connect the
appliance to the power supply by an
extension cord. Extension cords do not
guarantee the required safety of the
appliance (danger of overheating).
If any changes are needed to the
household wiring or power supply, this
work must be performed by a qualified
electrician.
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