Operating and installation instructions
Refrigerator
with PerfectFresh zone
and Dynamic cooling
K 14827 SD ed
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. 07 301 030
Contents
Guide to the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Caring for the environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Warning and Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
How to save energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Switching on and off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Operating the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Settings mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Switching the sensor tones on/off. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Activating or de-activating the safety lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Switching off for longer periods of time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
The correct temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
. . . in the refrigerator and the PerfectFresh zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Dynamic cooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Setting the temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Temperature range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Setting the temperature in the PerfectFresh zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Temperature display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Changing the temperature display brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
To switch off the door alarm whilst the door is still open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
To switch on the door alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Super cool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
The Super cool function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Using the refrigerator efficiently . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Different storage zones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Food which should not be stored in a refrigerator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
When shopping for food . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Storing food correctly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Unpacked meat and vegetables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Using the PerfectFresh zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Storage temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Humidity level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Storing food in the dry and humidity-controlled compartments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
The dry compartment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Humidity-controlled compartment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Contents
Adjusting the interior fittings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Moving the shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Split shelf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Adjusting the condiment tray/bottle shelf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Universal container . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Moving the bottle divider . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Automatic defrost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Refrigerator section and PerfectFresh zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Cleaning and care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Cleaning the outer casing, the interior and accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Ventilation gaps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Door seal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Metal grille at the back of the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Active charcoal filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
To change the active charcoal filters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Problem solving guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Noises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
After Sales / Guarantee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Electrical connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Side-by-side installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Climate range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Ventilation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Aligning the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Appliance dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Changing the door hinging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Aligning the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Building in the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Guide to the appliance
a On/Off sensor
e Temperature display
b Super cool sensor
f "Cooling" symbol
c Sensor for setting a lower
temperature (X)
g Sensor for setting a higher
temperature (X)
d Safety lock indicator light
(only visible when Safety lock is
activated)
h Alarm off sensor
(only visible when the door alarm
sounds)
i Change active charcoal filter
indicator
(only visible when the active
charcoal filters need to be changed)
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Guide to the appliance
a Dynamic cooling fan
b Ceiling lighting
c Butter and cheese compartment
d Universal container
e Egg tray/Condiment tray
f Bottle rack
g Active charcoal filter holder
h Adjustable shelves
i Bottle shelf
j Bottle divider*
k Condensate channel and
drain hole
l PerfectFresh zone, dry compartment
m Control for setting the moisture level
in the humidity controlled
compartments
n PerfectFresh zone, humidity
controlled compartments
* Depending on model
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Caring for the environment
Disposal of the packing
material
The transport and protective packing
has been selected from materials which
are environmentally friendly for
disposal, and can normally be
recycled.
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!
Disposal of your old appliance
Electrical and electronic appliances
often contain materials which, if
handled or disposed of incorrectly,
could be potentially hazardous to
human health and to the environment.
They are, however, essential for the
correct functioning of your appliance.
Please do not therefore dispose of your
old appliance with your household
waste.
Rather than just throwing these
materials away, please ensure that they
are recycled.
Please dispose of it at your local
community waste collection / recycling
centre or contact your dealer for
advice. Ensure that it presents no
danger to children while being stored
for disposal.
It should be unplugged or
disconnected from the mains electricity
supply by a competent person.
Take care not to damage the pipework
at the back of it before or during
transportation to an authorised
collection depot.
In this way, refrigerant in the pipework
and oil in the compressor will be
contained, and will not leak out into the
environment.
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Warning and Safety instructions
Correct application
This appliance complies with all
relevant local and national safety
requirements. Improper use 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. They contain
important notes on the installation,
safety, operation and care of the
appliance.
Keep these instructions in a safe
place and pass them on to any
future user.
~ This appliance is intended for
domestic use only for the cool storage
of food and drink.
Any other usage is not supported by
the manufacturer and could be
dangerous. The manufacturer cannot
be held liable for damage resulting
from the incorrect or improper use of
the appliance.
~ This appliance is not intended for
use by persons (including children)
with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities, or lack of
experience and knowledge, unless they
are supervised whilst using it, or have
been shown how to use it by a person
responsible for their safety.
Safety with children
~ This appliance is not a toy! To avoid
the risk of injury, do not allow children
to play with it or near it, or to play with
the controls. Neither should they be
allowed to swing on the door. Please
supervise young children whilst you are
using it. Older children may only use
the appliance when its operation has
been clearly explained to them and
they are able to use it safely,
recognising the dangers of misuse.
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Warning and Safety instructions
Technical safety
~ The more coolant there is in an
~ Before setting up the appliance,
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.
For every 8 g of coolant at least 1 m3 of
room space is required. The amount of
coolant in the appliance is stated on the
data plate inside the appliance.
check it for any externally visible
damage. Do not install and use a
damaged appliance.
A damaged appliance is dangerous.
~ If the connection cable is faulty it
must only be replaced by a service
technician authorised by the
manufacturer to protect the user from
danger.
~ This appliance contains the coolant
Isobutane (R600a), a natural gas which
is environmentally friendly. Although it
is flammable, it does not damage the
ozone layer and does not increase the
greenhouse effect. The use of this
coolant has, however, led to a slight
increase in the noise level of the
appliance. In addition to the noise of
the compressor, you might be able to
hear the coolant flowing around the
system. This is unavoidable, but does
not have any adverse effect on the
performance of the appliance. Care
must be taken during transportation
and setting up of the appliance that no
parts of the cooling system are
damaged. Leaking coolant can
damage the eyes.
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 the Service Department for
advice.
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~ Safe operation of the appliance is
only assured if it has been installed and
connected in accordance with these
operating and installation instructions.
~ Before connecting the appliance,
make sure that the connection data on
the data plate (voltage and connected
load) match the mains electricity
supply.
This data must correspond in order to
avoid the risk of damage to the
appliance. Consult a qualified
electrician if in any doubt.
~ Do not connect the appliance to the
mains electricity supply by a
multi-socket unit or an extension lead.
These do not guarantee the required
safety of the appliance (e.g. danger of
overheating).
Warning and Safety instructions
~ The electrical safety of this
appliance can only be guaranteed
when continuity is complete between it
and an effective earthing system which
complies with current local and national
safety regulations. It is most important
that this basic safety requirement is
present and tested regularly, and
where there is any doubt, the
household wiring system should be
inspected by a qualified electrician.
The manufacturer cannot be held liable
for damage or injury caused by the lack
of or inadequacy of an effective
earthing system (e.g. electric shock).
~ Installation, maintenance and
repairs may only be carried out by a
suitably qualified and competent
person in strict accordance with current
national and local safety regulations.
Repairs and other work by unqualified
persons could be dangerous. The
manufacturer cannot be held liable for
unauthorised work.
~ While the appliance is under
guarantee, repairs should only be
undertaken by a service technician
authorised by the manufacturer.
Otherwise the guarantee will be
invalidated.
~ The appliance must be isolated from
the electricity supply during installation,
maintenance and repair work.
The appliance is only completely
isolated from the electricity supply
when:
– it has been switched off at the wall
socket and the plug has been
withdrawn, or
– the fuse from the fused spur
connection unit has been withdrawn,
or
– the mains fuse has been
disconnected, or
– the screw-out fuse has been
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.
~ This appliance may only be used in
mobile installations such as ships if a
risk assessment of the installation has
been carried out by a suitably qualified
engineer.
~ In countries where there are areas
which may be subject to infestation by
cockroaches or other vermin, pay
particular attention to keeping the
appliance and its surroundings in a
clean condition at all times. Any
damage which may be caused by
cockroaches or other vermin will not be
covered by the guarantee.
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Warning and Safety instructions
Correct use
~ Do not use defrosting sprays or
~ Never store explosive materials in
de-icers, as they might contain
substances which could damage the
plastic parts or which could cause a
build-up of gases and pose a danger to
health.
the appliance or any products
containing propellants (e.g. spray
cans). Thermostats switching on may
produce sparks which could present a
fire hazard. Flammable compounds
could explode.
~ Do not use any oils or grease on the
door seal, as these will cause the seal
to deteriorate and become porous with
time.
~ Do not operate any electrical
equipment (e.g. an electric ice-cream
maker) inside the appliance. Danger of
sparking and explosion.
~ Do not store cooking oil in the
~ If storing alcohol with a high
percentage proof, make sure it is tightly
closed and stored upright.
Danger of explosion.
~ Do not block the ventilation gaps in
~ Observe the "use by" dates given on
food to avoid the risk of food poisoning.
Storage times will depend on several
factors, including the freshness and
quality of the food as well as the
temperature at which it is stored. Follow
the instructions given on food
manufacturer's packaging on storage
conditions required, as well as the "use
by" date.
~ Do not use sharp edged objects to
– remove frost and ice,
– separate food which has become
frozen.
They will damage the evaporator,
causing irreversible damage to the
appliance.
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refrigerator door. Traces of oil can
cause stress cracks to occur in the
plastic components in the door.
the appliance as this would impair the
efficiency of the appliance, increase the
electricity consumption and could
cause damage to the appliance.
~ 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,
will lead to the appliance switching off
for longer periods so that it cannot
maintain the required temperature.
~ Do not use a steam-cleaning
appliance to clean this appliance.
Steam could reach the electrical
components and cause a short circuit.
Warning and Safety instructions
Disposal of your old appliance
~ Before disposing of an old
appliance, first make the door latch or
lock unusable.
This way you will prevent children from
accidentally locking themselves in and
endangering their lives.
~ Be careful not to damage any part of
the pipework whilst awaiting disposal,
e.g. by
– puncturing the refrigerant channels
in the evaporator.
– bending any pipework.
– scratching the surface coating.
Splashes of refrigerant can damage the
eyes.
The manufacturer cannot be held
liable for damage caused by
non-compliance with these Warning
and safety instructions.
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How to save energy
Normal energy
consumption
Increased energy
consumption
In a ventilated room.
In an enclosed, unventilated room.
Protected from direct sunlight.
In direct sunlight.
Not situated near to a heat source
(radiator, oven).
Situated near to a heat source
(radiator, oven).
Where the ideal ambient room
temperature is approx. 20°C.
Where there is a high ambient
room temperature.
Temperature setting with
a thermostat which is
approximate
(set in stages).
With a medium setting of 2 to 3.
With a high setting: the lower the
temperature in the compartment,
the higher the energy
consumption.
Temperature setting with
a thermostat which is
exact to the degree
(digital display).
Cellar section 8 to 12°C
Installation site
On appliances with winter setting,
please make sure that the winter
PerfectFresh zone just above 0 °C setting is switched off when the
ambient temperature is warmer
Freezer section -18°C
than 16 °C.
Refrigerator section 4 to 5 °C
Wine storage section 10 to 12 °C
Use
Only open the doors when
necessary and for as short a time
as possible.
Frequent opening of the doors for
long periods will cause a loss of
coldness.
Store food in an organised way.
If food is not stored in an
organised way, searching for an
item will mean the door is open for
longer.
Allow hot food and drinks to cool
down before placing them in the
appliance.
Placing hot food in the appliance
will cause the compressor to run
for a long time, as the appliance
will have to work harder to lower
the temperature.
Store food covered or packaged.
The evaporation or condensation
of liquids will cause a loss of
coldness in the refrigerator.
Place frozen food in the
refrigerator to defrost.
Do not over-fill the appliance to
allow air to circulate.
Defrosting
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Defrost the freezer compartment
when a layer of ice 0.5 cm thick
has built up.
A layer of ice hinders the cold
from reaching the frozen food, and
causes an increase in energy
consumption.
Switching on and off
Before using for the first time
Operating the appliance
The stainless steel external and internal
surfaces of the appliance have a layer
of protective foil to prevent scratching
during transportation.
A light touch of the finger on the
sensors is all that is required to operate
this appliance.
^ Do not remove this foil until the
appliance has been installed or built
in.
Switching on
^ After removing the protective foil,
treat stainless steel surfaces with a
suitable stainless steel conditioning
agent (available from
www.miele-shop.com).
Important: A stainless steel
conditioner gives long lasting
protection, and helps to prevent
resoiling.
^ Clean the inside of the appliance and
the accessories with lukewarm water
and a little washing-up liquid, and
then dry with a soft cloth.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor until the
temperature display comes on.
The appliance will start to cool, and the
interior lighting will come on when the
door is opened.
To enable the temperature to get
sufficiently cold inside the appliance,
allow the appliance to run for a few
hours before placing food in it.
Switching off
Active charcoal filters
(Active AirClean filters)
^ Place the active charcoal filters
supplied in the holder, and place the
holder on one of the shelves inside
the refrigerator (see "Active charcoal
filters").
Important:
To ensure the correct functioning of
the appliance, let it stand for
between 1½ and 2 hours after
transporting it to its final location
before connecting it to the mains.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor until all of
the indicators go out.
The interior light will not come on when
you open the door and the cooling
process will be switched off. (If this
does not happen, the safety lock is still
activated).
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Switching on and off
Settings mode
Switching the sensor tones on/off
Certain settings on the appliance can
only be selected in the settings mode.
The sensor tone which sounds each
time a sensor is touched can be
deactivated.
How to select the settings mode and
how to change the settings is
described in the relevant section of
these instructions.
^ Touch and leave your finger on the X
sensor.
Overview of functions that can be
selected in the settings mode:
To enter or leave the settings
mode
c
To switch the sensor tones
on/off
(see "Switching on and off")
b
To confirm that the active
charcoal filters have been
changed (see "Active charcoal
filters")
^
To switch the safety lock on/off
(see "Switching on and off")
u
^ Leave your finger on the X sensor for
another 5 seconds until c appears in
the display.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until b
appears in the display.
To change the brightness of
the temperature display
(see "The correct temperature")
d
To adjust the temperature in
the PerfectFresh zone
(see "The correct temperature")
§
The door alarm is automatically
disabled when the appliance is in
the settings mode. As soon as the
door is closed, the door alarm is
activated again.
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^ At the same time, briefly touch the
On/Off sensor (without letting go of
the X sensor).
^ Touch the On/Off sensor again.
^ By touching the X sensor, you can
now select whether the sensor tones
are switched on or off:
b 0: Sensor tones are switched off
b 1: Sensor tones are switched on
b –: Return to menu.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor to confirm a
new setting.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until c
appears in the display.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor.
You have now left the settings mode.
Switching on and off
Activating or de-activating the safety
lock
The safety lock can be activated to
prevent the appliance being switched
off inadvertently.
^ Touch and leave your finger on the X
sensor.
The safety lock indicator X 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. whilst
on holiday:
^ switch the appliance off,
^ switch off at the wall socket and
withdraw the plug,
^ clean the appliance out and
^ At the same time, briefly touch the
On/Off sensor (without letting go of
the X sensor).
^ Leave your finger on the X sensor for
another 5 seconds until c appears in
the display.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until u
appears in the display.
^ leave the door ajar to air the
appliance.
If, during a long absence, the
appliance is switched off but not
cleaned out and the door is left shut,
there is a danger of mould and
odours building up inside the
appliance.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor again.
^ By touching the X sensor, you can
now select whether the safety lock is
switched on or off:
u 0: The safety lock is deactivated
u 1: The safety lock is activated
u –: Return to menu.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor to confirm a
new setting.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until c
appears in the display.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor.
You have now left the settings mode.
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The correct temperature
It is very important to set the correct
temperature for storing food in the
appliance. Micro-organisms will cause
food which is not stored at the correct
temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
Temperature influences the growth rate
of these micro-organisms. Reducing
the temperature reduces their growth
rate.
Dynamic cooling
The temperature in the appliance will
rise:
Setting the temperature
– the more often the door is opened
and the longer it is kept open,
– the more food that is stored in it,
The dynamic cooling fan automatically
switches on when the cooling system
for the refrigerator switches on. It
distributes the temperature in the
appliance to all areas evenly so that all
the food will be chilled to about the
same degree.
The temperature inside the appliance
can be selected by touching the arrow
sensors on either side of the
temperature display.
– the warmer the food is which is being
put into it,
– the higher the ambient temperature
surrounding the appliance.
The appliance is designed for use in
specific ambient temperatures
(climate ranges). Do not use in
ambient temperatures for which it is
not designed.
. . . in the refrigerator and the
PerfectFresh zone
We recommend a temperature of 4 °C
in the middle of the refrigerator.
The temperature in the PerfectFresh
zone is controlled automatically, and is
maintained at 0 to 3 °C.
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By touching the
X sensor: the temperature will get
colder
Y sensor: the temperature will get
warmer.
The temperature being set will flash in
the display.
When touching the sensors, the
following information shows in the
display:
– When first touched, the last
temperature selected flashes.
– Each subsequent touch of a sensor,
adjusts the temperature shown in
1 °C steps.
The correct temperature
– Leaving a finger on the sensor,
adjusts the temperature
continuously.
When the highest or lowest
temperature in the range is reached,
the X or Y sensor disappears.
^ Touch and leave your finger on the X
sensor.
Approx. 5 seconds after taking your
finger off the sensor, the average,
current temperature inside the
appliance is automatically shown.
If you have adjusted the temperature,
wait for approx. 6 hours if the
appliance is not very full and for
approx. 24 hours if the appliance is
full before checking the temperature
display, as it will take this long for the
display to give an accurate reading. If,
after this time, the temperature is still
too high or too low, you will need to
adjust it again.
Temperature range
The temperature can be adjusted from
4 °C to 9 °C.
The ambient temperature in the room
and the installation location can affect
the time it takes for the appliance to
reach the lowest temperature. If the
ambient temperature is too high, the
appliance may not reach the lowest
temperature.
Setting the temperature in the
PerfectFresh zone
^ At the same time, briefly touch the
On/Off sensor (without letting go of
the X sensor).
^ Leave your finger on the X sensor for
another 5 seconds until c appears in
the display.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until §
appears in the display.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor.
^ You can now adjust the temperature
in the PerfectFresh zone by touching
the X sensor. You can choose from
settings 1 to 9:
§ 1: Lowest temperature,
§ 9: Highest temperature.
§ –: Return to menu.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor to confirm a
new setting.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until c
appears in the display.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor.
You have now left the settings mode.
The temperature in the PerfectFresh
zone is automatically held at 0 to 3 °C.
It can be raised or lowered, e.g. if you
want to use it for storing items like fish.
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The correct temperature
§ 5 is the default setting for the
PerfectFresh zone. If a setting of § 1
to § 4 is selected, the temperature
can fall below 0°C. Food could
freeze!
Temperature display
During normal operation, the
temperature display on the control
panel shows the average temperature
in the refrigerator.
The temperature display will flash if
– the temperature is not within the
possible temperature range (0 °C to
19 °C),
– a different temperature is being set.
Changing the temperature display
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).
^ Leave your finger on the X sensor for
another 5 seconds until c appears in
the display.
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^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until d
appears in the display.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor again.
^ The temperature display brightness
can now be changed by touching the
X sensor:
d 0: Maximum brightness
d 1: Reduced brightness
d –: Return to menu.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor to confirm a
new setting.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until c
appears in the display.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor.
You have now left the settings mode.
Alarm
Your appliance has been fitted with an
alarm to avoid energy being wasted if
the door is left open and to prevent
stored food becoming too warm.
The alarm will sound if the door is left
open for more than approx. 2 minutes.
To switch off the door alarm
whilst the door is still open
If you want to keep the door open
intentionally for more than approx.
2 minutes, you can switch the alarm off.
The Alarm off sensor will light up red
and the "Cooling" symbol will flash.
The alarm will stop and the indicators
will go out as soon as the door is
closed.
^ Touch the Alarm off sensor.
The alarm will stop.
The Alarm off sensor will light up
constantly and the "Cooling" symbol
will continue to flash until the door
has been closed.
To switch on the door alarm
The alarm system switches back on
automatically as soon as the door is
closed. It does not have to be switched
on manually.
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Super cool
The Super cool function
The Super cool function can be used to
rapidly reduce the temperature in the
refrigerator to its lowest setting
(depending on the room temperature).
Switching on Super cool
Super cool is particularly
recommended for the faster chilling of
large amounts of fresh food or drink.
^ Touch the Super cool sensor. It will
light up yellow.
The appliance will then work at full
power to lower the temperature.
Switching off Super cool
The Super cool function will switch itself
off automatically after approx. 6 hours.
The appliance will then continue to
work at normal power.
To save energy, the Super cool function
can be switched off once food and
drinks are sufficiently chilled.
^ Touch the Super cool sensor so that
the yellow indicator is dimmed.
The appliance will continue running at
normal power.
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Using the refrigerator efficiently
Different storage zones
Due to the natural circulation of the air
in the appliance, there are different
temperature zones in the refrigerator.
Cold, heavy air sinks to the lowest
section of the appliance. Make use of
the different zones when placing food
in the appliance.
This appliance has automatic
dynamic cooling, which helps to
keep an even temperature when the
fan is running. For this reason, the
difference between the various
zones is less pronounced.
Warmest area
The warmest area is in the top section
of the door. Use this for storing butter
and cheese.
– pre-packed vegetables and other
fresh food with a label stating it
should be kept at a temperature of
approx. 4 °C.
Do not store explosive materials in
the appliance or any products
containing propellants (e.g. spray
cans). Danger of explosion.
If storing alcohol with a high
percentage proof, make sure it is
tightly closed, and store upright.
Do not store cooking oil in the
refrigerator door. Traces of oil can
cause stress cracks to occur in the
plastic components in the door.
Food must not touch the back wall of
the refrigerator, as it may freeze to
the back wall.
Coldest area
The coldest area in the refrigerator is
directly above the PerfectFresh zone.
However, the PerfectFresh zone is even
colder.
Use these areas in the refrigerator and
in the PerfectFresh zone for all delicate
and highly perishable food, e.g.
To allow air to circulate efficiently,
do not pack food too closely
together in the refrigerator. Do not
cover the fan in the rear wall of the
refrigerator, as this is essential for
keeping the appliance cool.
– fish, meat, poultry,
– sausage products, ready meals,
– dishes or baked goods containing
eggs or cream,
– fresh dough, cake mixtures, pizza or
quiche dough,
– soft cheese and other dairy
products,
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Using the refrigerator efficiently
Food which should not be
stored in a refrigerator
Not all food is suitable for refrigeration.
This includes:
– Fruit and vegetables which are
sensitive to cold, such as bananas,
avocado, papaya, passion fruit,
aubergines, peppers, tomatoes and
cucumbers
– Fruit which is not yet ripe
– Potatoes
– Some hard cheeses, e.g. Parmesan
When shopping for food
The freshness of food when first placed
in the appliance is an important factor
in determining how long it stays fresh,
and how long it can be kept in the
refrigerator. Time out of the refrigerator,
e.g. during transportation, should be
kept to a minimum. For example, do not
allow food to stay in a hot car for too
long. Once food has started to
deteriorate, this process cannot be
reversed. As little as two hours outside
the refrigerator can cause food to start
deteriorating.
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Storing food correctly
Food should generally be stored
covered or packaged in the refrigerator
(there are some exceptions to this rule
in the PerfectFresh zone - see below).
This will prevent food smells from
affecting other foods, food from drying
out, and also any cross-contamination
of bacteria. The growth of bacteria,
such as salmonella, can be avoided by
setting the correct temperature and
maintaining good standards of hygiene.
Unpacked meat and vegetables
Unpackaged meat and vegetables
should be stored separately. To avoid
any microbiological crosscontamination, these foods may only be
stored together if they are wrapped.
Using the PerfectFresh zone
For every type of food, there are ideal
storage conditions to ensure it stays
fresh as long as possible, retaining
both flavour and vitamins.
The important factors for this are the
storage temperature and the humidity.
What are the advantages of the
PerfectFresh zone?
The correct combination of temperature
and humidity is a unique feature of the
PerfectFresh zone. Food can be stored
for up to three times longer in the
PerfectFresh zone than in a standard
refrigerator.
– fresher, tastier food,
Storage temperature
Storing food in the dry and
humidity-controlled
compartments
The optimum storage temperature for
fresh food which is not sensitive to the
cold is 0 - 3 °C. This is the temperature
range which is automatically
maintained in the PerfectFresh zone.
Food can be stored there at this
temperature without loss of freshness
for considerably longer than in a
standard refrigerator, as the
deterioration process is decelerated
at this temperature.
Humidity level
The closer the storage humidity is to the
humidity content of the food, the crisper
and fresher the food remains over a
longer period, as the water content of
the food is largely retained.
As food remains fresh for up to three
times as long, the advantages for you
are:
– greater convenience due to practical
storage, and
– greater savings due to quality
preservation.
The PerfectFresh zone is divided into
two areas, the dry compartment and
the humidity-controlled compartment.
The dry compartment
The dry compartment has a relatively
low humidity level that is approx. the
same as that in the refrigerator.
So the main advantage of the dry
compartment is the low temperature of
0 °C, rather than the humidity.
The dry compartment is ideal for storing
particularly sensitive foods, such as
– fresh fish, shellfish, meat, poultry,
sausages, dairy products and
salads.
Please note that foods rich in protein
deteriorate faster than others.
Shellfish, for example, deteriorates
faster than fish, and fish deteriorates
faster than meat.
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Using the PerfectFresh zone
Always keep these foods covered or
wrapped.
Exception: Meat. The surface of the
meat dries out slightly, helping to
prevent the growth of bacteria, which
results in the meat lasting longer. To
prevent the risk of bacterial
cross-contamination and meat
deteriorating, do not let one type of
meat come into direct contact with
another type.
Humidity-controlled compartment
The humidity-controlled compartment
has a regulator which is used to adjust
the relative humidity. Slide the regulator
to the relative humidity level required
(- = high humidity, , = low humidity).
If high humidity - is selected, a
humidity level of 90 % can be achieved
when the compartment is full. The
humidity depends strongly on the type
and quanltiy of food being stored.
Please take into account that high
humidity is only achieved and is only
effective on the food if the food is
stored unwrapped or loosely
wrapped.
– The humidty-controlled compartment
at the high humidity setting - is
ideal for storing freshly harvested
products such as vegetables, salad,
herbs, mushrooms and home-grown
seasonal fruit.
– At the low humidity setting ,, the
atmosphere inside the
humidity-controlled compartment is
the same as in the dry compartment.
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Take food out of the PerfectFresh
zone approx. 30 - 60 minutes before
using it. The aroma and taste do not
fully develop until the food has
reached room temperature.
Can all types of food be stored
together?
Do not place all types of food together
in one drawer. Some types of food do
not store well together. Aromas and
flavours can transfer from one type of
food to another (e.g. carrots absorb the
smell and flavour of onions very easily).
Some food also gives off a natural gas
(ethylene) which speeds up the rate at
which other food perishes.
Examples of fruit and vegetables
which produce a large amount of this
natural gas are:
Apples, apricots, pears, nectarines,
peaches, plums, avocado, figs,
blueberries, melons and beans.
Examples of fruit and vegetables
which react strongly to the natural
gases given off by other types of fruit
and vegetables are:
Kiwis, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels
sprouts, mangos, honeydew melons,
apples, apricots, cucumbers, tomatoes,
pears, nectarines and peaches.
Example: Broccoli should not be stored
with apples, as apples produce a large
amount of natural gas to which broccoli
is very sensitive. The result is a shorter
than expected storage time for the
broccoli.
Adjusting the interior fittings
Moving the shelves
To move the split shelf:
The shelves can be adjusted according
to the height of the food.
^ Take both halves of the split glass
shelf out,
^ Raise the shelf, and pull it forwards
slightly until the notch at the side is in
line with the shelf support. It can then
be raised or lowered to the required
level.
The raised edge at the back must face
upwards to prevent food from touching
the back of the appliance and freezing
to it.
Stoppers prevent the shelves from
being dislodged by mistake.
Split shelf
^ fit the two brackets onto the supports
on either side at the required height,
^ and push the glass shelves in one
after the other. The shelf with the
raised edge must be at the back.
In order to accommodate tall items in
the appliance, one of the shelves is
divided. The front section can be
pushed under the rear section.
^ Pull the front half of the glass shelf
forwards slightly and then push it
carefully under the rear half.
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Adjusting the interior fittings
PerfectFresh zone
compartments
Adjusting the condiment
tray/bottle shelf
The compartments in the PerfectFresh
zone are on telescopic rails, and can
be removed for filling, emptying or
cleaning purposes.
^ Lift the tray/shelf up and out of the
stainless steel frame to remove.
^ Pull out the compartment as far as it
will go, and then lift it up and out.
Push the runners back in again to
avoid injury or damage.
^ Carefully pull out the lid between the
compartments slightly, and lift it
down and out.
^ To replace it, insert the compartment
lid from beneath into the holders, and
push it back into place.
To replace the compartment,
^ place it back on the fully extended
runners a. The front of the runners
must be right up against the front of
the compartment b.
^ Then push the compartment back in
c.
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^ Push up the stainless steel frame,
and remove.
^ Replace the frame at the required
height. Ensure that it is securely
pushed back into position.
^ Replace the tray/shelf in the frame.
The tray/shelf can be removed
completely and used as a serving tray
at the table.
Adjusting the interior fittings
Universal container
Moving the bottle divider
(depending on model)
(depending on model)
The universal container can be used
both to store and serve food.
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. for cleaning).
^ To do this, push up the front edge of
the bottle divider, and disengage it.
It consists of a deep tray a and a
shallow tray b. Both trays fit the
stainless steel frame.
If you wish to use the universal
container to serve food,
^ place the shallow tray b in the
stainless steel frame, and use the
deep tray as a lid a.
You can lift the universal container,
including contents, out of the frame and
take it to the table.
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Automatic defrost
Refrigerator section and
PerfectFresh zone
The refrigerator section and the
PerfectFresh zone defrost
automatically.
Condensate and frost can build up on
the back wall of the refrigerator section
and the PerfectFresh zone whilst in use.
You do not need to remove this, as it
will defrost and evaporate automatically
with the warmth generated by the
appliance.
The condensate is drained away via a
channel and drain hole into an
evaporation system at the back of the
appliance.
Ensure that the condensate channel
and drain hole are kept clean and
are never blocked so that
condensate can flow away without
hindrance.
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Cleaning and care
Before cleaning
A range of Miele branded cleaning
and conditioning agents including a
microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from
the Miele UK Spare Parts
Department, or via the internet at
www.miele-shop.com.
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
matt areas to appear.
For stainless steel surfaces, use a
suitable stainless steel conditioning
agent.
Make sure that no water can
penetrate into the electronic unit or
into the light.
Do not let water get into the
drainage channel and drain hole
when cleaning.
Do not use steam cleaning
apparatus to clean the appliance.
Steam could reach the electrical
components and cause a short
circuit.
The data plate located inside the
appliance must not be removed.
It contains information which is
required in the event of a service call.
^ Switch the appliance off, switch off at
the socket and remove the plug.
^ Take any food out of the appliance
and store it in a cool place.
^ Take out any removable parts, e.g.
shelves, for cleaning.
^ The trays and containers in the door
can be removed from their stainless
steel frames for cleaning.
Cleaning the outer casing, the
interior and accessories
Use lukewarm water with a little
washing-up liquid. Accessories and
shelves should all be handwashed only.
The butter dish is, however, dishwasher
safe.
^ Clean the appliance at least once a
month.
^ Clean the condensate channel and
drain hole frequently, so that
condensate can drain away
unhindered. Use a straw or similar to
clear the drain if necessary.
^ After cleaning, wipe the outer casing,
the interior and accessories with a
damp cloth and dry with a soft cloth.
Leave the door open to air the
appliance for a short while.
^ Stainless steel surfaces can be
cleaned with a proprietary stainless
steel cleaning agent, following the
manufacturer's instructions on the
packaging.
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Cleaning and care
^ After cleaning, stainless steel
surfaces should be treated with a
conditioning agent for stainless steel.
It is important to do this every time
the stainless steel surfaces are
cleaned, as the stainless steel
conditioner protects the surfaces
and helps prevent re-soiling.
Ventilation gaps
^ The ventilation gaps should be
cleaned regularly with a brush or
vacuum cleaner. A build-up of dust
will increase the energy consumption
of the appliance.
Door seal
Do not use any oils or grease on the
door seal as these will cause the
seal to deteriorate and become
porous over time.
The door seal should be cleaned
regularly with clean water and then
wiped dry with a soft cloth.
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Metal grille at the back of the
appliance
The metal grille at the back of the
appliance (heat exchanger) should be
dusted at least once a year. A build-up
of dust will increase the energy
consumption of the appliance.
When cleaning the grille, make sure
that the pipework and other
components do not get broken or
damaged in any way.
After cleaning
^ Replace all shelves and accessories
in the appliance.
^ Insert the plug in the socket, and
switch the appliance back on.
^ Switch on the Super cool function for
a while so that the appliance can
cool down quickly.
^ Place food back in the appliance and
close the door.
Active charcoal filters
The active charcoal filters should be
changed approx. every 6 months.
To confirm the filters have been
changed
When the Change active charcoal filter
indicator lights up red, the active
charcoal filters need to be changed.
^ Touch the Change active charcoal
filter indicator for approx. 2 seconds.
To change the active charcoal
filters
The indicator light will go out, and the
counter will be reset.
To delay changing the active
charcoal filters
If you do not have new active charcoal
filters, you can order them from your
Miele dealer or from the Miele Service
Department.
You can switch off the Change active
charcoal filter indicator early, if you
would prefer not to have the red
indicator showing.
^ Pull the active charcoal filter holder
upwards to remove it from the shelf.
^ Touch the Change active charcoal
filter indicator for approx. 2 seconds.
The Change active charcoal filter
indicator will go out.
^ Take out the two filters and fit the new
filters into the holder with the
protruding cloth edge facing
downwards.
^ Place the holder in the middle of the
raised edge at the back of the shelf,
so that it clicks into position.
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Active charcoal filters
If you have delayed changing the
active charcoal filters and the indicator
is not lit up, you will need to reset the
counter when you replace the active
charcoal filters via the settings mode.
^ 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).
^ Leave your finger on the X sensor for
another 5 seconds until c appears in
the display.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until ^
appears in the display.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until ^
2 appears in the display.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor for approx.
2 seconds to confirm.
The counter is now reset.
^ Touch the X sensor repeatedly until c
appears in the display.
^ Touch the On/Off sensor.
You have now left the settings mode.
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Useful tip:
When you are storing foods with a
strong smell (such as ripe cheeses),
– place the holder containing the
active charcoal filters on the shelf
where the food is going to be stored,
– change the active charcoal filters
early if required (remembering to
reset the counter),
– and place more active charcoal
filters (in holders) in the appliance.
Active charcoal filters and holders
can be obtained from your Miele
dealer or from the Miele Spare Parts
Department.
Problem solving guide
Repairs to electrical appliances
should only be carried out by a
suitably qualified and competent
person in strict accordance with
current local and national safety
regulations. Repairs and other work
by unqualified persons could be
dangerous. The manufacturer cannot
be held liable for unauthorised work.
Some minor problems can be corrected
without contacting Miele.
What to do if . . .
. . . the appliance does not get cool.
^ Check whether the appliance has
been switched on. The temperature
display must be lit up.
^ Check that the plug is correctly
inserted into the socket and switched
on.
^ Check that the fuse is not defective
and that the mains fuse has not
tripped. If it has, contact the Miele
Service Department.
. . . the compressor is switching in
too frequently and for too long.
^ Check whether the ventilation gaps
have been covered over or become
dusty.
^ Check whether the metal grille (heat
exchanger) at the back of the
appliance has become too dusty.
^ The door has been opened too
frequently, or a large amount of food
has been put in at once.
^ Check that the door has been closed
properly.
. . . the compressor runs
continuously.
To save energy, the compressor runs at
a lower speed, but for longer, when
less cooling is required.
. . . the interior lighting is not
working.
^ Was the door left open for too long?
The lighting switches itself off
automatically after approx.
15 minutes.
. . . the temperature in the refrigerator
is too low.
If this is not the case, then the LED
lighting is defective.
^ Select a warmer temperature.
^ Call the Service Department.
^ The Super cool function is still
switched on. Super cool only
switches itself off after 6 hours.
The LED lighting may only be repaired
or changed by a service technician.
Danger of injury and damage.
. . the alarm sounds.
Has the appliance door been open for
longer than 2 minutes?
^ Close the door.
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Problem solving guide
Should the cover be damaged or
need to be removed due to damage,
exercise caution. Never look at the
lighting with optical instruments
(magnifying glass or similar).
. . . the change the active charcoal
filter indicator is red.
^ Replace the active charcoal filters.
You can order replacement filters via
your Miele dealer or the Miele Spare
Parts Department.
. . . "_F" shows in the temperature
display.
There is a fault. Call the Service
Department.
. . . "dn" appears in the temperature
display.
The demonstration function is activated.
^ Call the Service Department.
. . . you cannot switch the appliance
off.
The safety lock has been activated.
. . . the floor of the refrigerator is wet.
The drain hole is blocked.
^ Clean the condensate channel and
drain hole.
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If you still cannot remedy the fault
having followed these suggestions,
please contact the Miele Service
Department.
To prevent unnecessary loss of
temperature it is advisable not to
open the door while waiting for the
appliance to be serviced.
Noises
Normal noises
What causes them
Brrrrr...
Humming noise made by the motor (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.
Click....
Clicking sounds are made when the thermostat switches the
motor on and off.
Sssrrrrr....
On multi-zone and frost-free appliances you can sometimes just
hear the movement of air circulating inside the appliance.
Remember that the noise of the compressor and the coolant circulating in the
system is unavoidable.
Noises that you can
easily rectify
What causes them, and what can you do about
them?
Rattling, vibrating
The appliance is uneven: Realign the appliance using a spirit
level, by raising or lowering the screw feet underneath the
appliance.
The appliance is touching another appliance or piece of
furniture: Move it away.
Drawers, baskets or shelves are unstable or sticking: Check
all removable items and refit them correctly.
Are any bottles or containers unstable or knocking against
each other? Separate them.
The transport cable clips are hanging loose at the back of
the appliance: Remove the clips.
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After Sales / Guarantee
In the event of a fault which you cannot
correct yourself, or if the appliance is
under guarantee, please contact:
– your Miele Dealer or Chartered Agent
or
– the Miele Service Department
(see back cover for contact details).
When contacting your Dealer/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.
Please note that telephone calls may
be monitored and recorded for
training purposes.
Guarantee
For information on the appliance
guarantee specific to your country
please contact Miele. See back cover
for contact details.
In the U.K. your appliance is
guaranteed for 2 years from the date of
delivery. However, you must activate
your cover by calling 08706 080028 or
registering online at www.miele.co.uk.
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Electrical connection
Electrical connection U.K.
Non-rewireable plugs (BS 1363)
All electrical work should be carried out
by a suitably qualified and competent
person in strict accordance with current
local and national safety regulations
(BS 7671 in the UK).
The fuse cover must be re-fitted when
changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover
is lost, the plug must not be used until a
suitable replacement is obtained. The
colour of the correct replacement cover
is that of the coloured insert in the base
of the plug, or the colour that is
embossed in words in the base of the
plug (as applicable to the design of the
plug fitted).
The appliance is supplied with a mains
cable and moulded plug ready for
connection to an a.c. single phase
220-240 V 50 Hz supply.
Please ensure that the connection data
quoted on the data plate match the
household mains supply.
Connection should be made via a
suitable switched socket which is easily
accessible. For extra safety it is
advisable to install a suitable residual
current device (RCD).
Do not connect the appliance to the
mains electricity supply by an extension
lead. Extension leads do not guarantee
the required safety of the appliance
(e.g. danger of overheating).
Replacement fuses should be ASTA
approved to BS 1362 and have the
correct rating. Replacement fuses and
fuse covers may be purchased from
your local electrical supplier.
WARNING
THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE
EARTHED
The appliance must not be connected
to an inverter and must not be used
with a plug adapter as these can cause
damage to the appliance’s electronic
unit.
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Installation
Climate range
Do not place any appliance which
gives off heat, such as a toaster or
microwave oven, on top of this
appliance, as this would increase
the appliance's energy
consumption.
Side-by-side installation
To avoid a build-up of condensation
and resultant damage, refrigerators and
freezers should not generally be
installed side by side next to other such
appliances.
However, some appliances have
side-wall heating making them suitable
for side-by-side installation with this
refrigerator.
Your dealer will be able to advise
you on which models are suitable.
^ Follow the instructions for the other
appliance on how to install the two
appliances side by side.
Location
This appliance should be installed in a
dry, well-ventilated room. It should not
be installed where it is exposed to
direct sunlight or directly adjacent to a
heat-producing appliance such as an
oven or a radiator. The room
temperature should not go above or
below the climate range for which the
appliance is designed. The higher the
ambient temperature of the room, the
more energy the appliance requires to
operate.
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The appliance is designed for use
within certain climate ranges (ambient
temperatures), and should not be used
outside this range. The climate range of
the appliance is stated on the data
plate inside the appliance.
Climate range
Ambient room
temperature
SN
N
ST
T
SN-ST
SN-T
+10°C to +32°C
+16°C to +32°C
+16°C to +38°C
+16°C to +43°C
+10°C to +38°C
+10°C to +43°C
Operating in a room which is too cold
will result in the cooling system
switching off for too long, causing the
internal temperature in the appliance to
rise with the risk of food deteriorating
and going off.
Ventilation
Air at the back of the appliance gets
warm. To ensure sufficient ventilation,
the ventilation gaps must not be
covered over. The air inlet and outlet
must not be covered or blocked in any
way. They should be dusted on a
regular basis.
Installation
Installation
^ Remove the cable clip from the back
of the appliance.
^ Check that all parts at the back of the
appliance are unhindered. Carefully
remove any hindrance.
^ Carefully push the appliance into
position with the back against the
wall.
Aligning the appliance
^ Unscrew foot c from the hinge plate,
to level the appliance door.
^ To align the appliance, adjust the
front feet using the spanner supplied.
^ If necessary, also align the two rear
adjusting devices a using socket
wrench b.
Turn the adjusting device clockwise
to raise the appliance up at the back.
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Installation
Appliance dimensions
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A
B
C
1852 mm
600 mm
630 mm
Changing the door hinging
The appliance is supplied right-hand
hinged. If left-hand door hinging is
required, follow the instructions below.
To change the door hinging you will
need the following tools:
– a cross-slotted screwdriver,
– a flat-bladed screwdriver,
– a selection of Torx screwdrivers,
– a spanner.
Two people are needed for
changing the door hinging.
Removing the door handle
^ Pull door handle a towards you. Side
section b slides back.
^ Pull side section b out of the guides
on the mounting plate.
^ Undo the 4 screws (Torx 15) in the
mounting plate, and remove the
handle.
^ Remove the cover caps from the
opposite side, and fit them into the
empty holes.
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Changing the door hinging
Removing the soft-close door
mechanism
The soft-close door mechanism is at the
bottom of the door.
^ Fit restraining clip b (supplied with
the appliance) onto soft-close
mechanism c.
The restraining clip stops the hinge
from snapping shut. Do not remove the
clip until told to do so.
^ Carefully remove cover d from the
side using a flat-bladed screwdriver.
^ With the help of another person, tip
the appliance back slightly.
^ Open the appliance door.
^ Gently remove panel a from the
soft-close mechanism by inserting a
flat-bladed screwdriver into the gap
from above and easing it off bit by
bit.
Take care not to damage the door
seal.
If the door seal becomes damaged,
the door will no longer close
properly and cooling will be
impaired.
^ Slide panel a towards the appliance,
and leave it hanging between the
door and the appliance.
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^ Push hinge pin e up and out from
underneath.
The soft-close mechanism is now no
longer fixed to the appliance.
^ Remove panel a.
Changing the door hinging
^ Remove cover a by sliding it
forwards from the back and then
lifting it off.
^ Remove cover b by pulling it
upwards.
Caution. The appliance door is not
secure as soon as the hinge plate is
removed.
^ Slide soft-close mechanism bracket
f as far as it will go towards the
handle side of the door, and undo
screws g on the soft-close
mechanism.
^ Using a flat-bladed screwdriver, slide
the soft-close door mechanism
towards the handle side of the door,
and lever it out at the side.
^ Then place it to one side.
Changing over the door
Make sure the door shelves are
empty!
^ Close the door.
^ Loosen screws d in upper hinge
plate c and pull it upwards and off.
^ Carefully lift the door off and place it
to one side.
^ Gently loosen cover e by carefully
inserting a flat-bladed screwdriver
into the gap.
^ Remove cover e together with
retainer f.
^ Then separate f from cover e, by
pushing it slightly to the left and then
pulling the cover forwards and off.
^ Rotate retainer f by 180°.
^ Then fit cover e from the front over
retainer f, and push it over to the
right. The writing must be visible.
^ Remove cover g, rotate it by 180°
and fit it to the opposite side.
^ Then fit cover e together with
retainer f on the opposite side.
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Changing the door hinging
^ With the help of another person,
carefully tip the appliance back and
pull hinge pin c downwards to
remove.
^ Take care not to lose hinge bush d.
^ Undo screws e and take hinge plate
f off.
^ Remove cover g and refit on the
opposite side.
^ Refit hinge plate f onto the other
side using the 2 outer screws. To
make it possible to align the door
later, do not replace the centre
screw at this stage.
^ Remove cap h from the hinge bush
in the door and refit on the opposite
side.
^ Unscrew part h from hinge plate f,
rotate it by 180° and refit into the hole
on the opposite side of the hinge
plate.
^ Refit cover b on the opposite side.
^ With the help of another person,
carefully tip the appliance back and
refit hinge pin c into hinge plate f.
The notch at the bottom of the hinge
plate should face forwards.
^ Replace hinge bush d on hinge pin
c.
^ Refit cover a.
^ Remove cover a by pulling it
forwards.
^ Place the door onto hinge pin c from
above.
^ Pull cover b off.
^ Close the door.
^ Screw foot c into the hinge pin as far
as it will go.
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Changing the door hinging
^ Fit hinge plate c onto the opposite
side and secure it with screws d.
If necessary drill a pilot hole for the
screws.
^ Insert the soft-close mechanism back
into the door, starting at the right
hand side.
^ Fit covers a and b to their opposite
sides.
^ Align the door with the appliance
housing using the outer long slots in
the lower hinge plate. Then tighten
the screws.
Replacing the soft-close door
mechanism
^ Slide the soft-close mechanism back
into the door as far as it will go
towards the appliance using a
flat-headed screwdriver.
The screw holes on the left and right
must line up perfectly.
^ First screw the soft-close mechanism
onto the appliance side, then onto
the handle side c, pushing it firmly
towards the appliance.
^ Remove cover a from panel b,
rotate it by 180° and refit it on the
other side.
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Changing the door hinging
Aligning the appliance
The appliance door can be aligned to
the housing using the outer long slots in
the lower hinge plate.
In the following illustration the door
is shown open to make it easier to
see what you have to do.
^ Attach panel b to soft-close
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.
^ Click cover f back into place.
Make sure that cover f fits properly so
that the door can be closed without
hindrance and the pin is protected.
^ Remove retaining clip g.
^ Remove centre screw a from the
hinge plate.
^ Slightly loosen both outer screws b.
^ Align the door by sliding the hinge
plate to the left or right.
^ Then tighten screws b again. Screw
a does not need to be refitted.
^ Replace panel b onto the soft-close
mechanism from above, clicking it
back into place first at the bottom
and then at the top.
^ Close the door.
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Changing the door hinging
Refitting the handle
Please make sure you follow the
instructions below carefully when
you refit the handle. The door seal
will be damaged if the handle is
fitted incorrectly.
It is important to check that the side
section of the handle d does not
come into contact with the door seal
when opening the door, as this
would damage the door seal
permanently.
If, after you have refitted the handle,
you find that the side section does
touch the door seal when the door is
opened:
^ Realign mounting plate c with grub
screws a until the mounting plate
and the side section of the handle d
are at the correct angle and the side
section does not touch the door seal
when the door is opened.
^ Loosely attach the handle to the
opposite side of the door with the two
front screws b.
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 the
allen key provided until mounting
plate c lines up correctly.
^ Then tighten all 4 fixing screws b.
^ Slide the side section of the handle
d into the guides on the mounting
plate until it clicks into place.
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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. The appliance
door will protrude in front of furniture
fronts at the sides by 34 mm and by
50 mm in the middle of the door. This
enables the doors to be opened and
shut without being obstructed.
a Top box
b Appliance
c Housing unit
d Wall
The appliance can be installed in a
kitchen run. To match the height of the
rest of the kitchen, the appliance can
be fitted with a suitable top box a.
A ventilation gap of at least 50 mm
depth must be allowed for behind the
appliance across the entire width of the
top box for air to circulate.
The cross section of the air outlet under
the room ceiling must be at least
300 cm2 to ensure that air can circulate
without hindrance. Otherwise the
appliance has to work harder, resulting
in an increase in electricity
consumption.
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When installed next to a wall d a
distance of approx. 36 mm is needed
on the hinge side between the wall d
and the appliance b, so that the doors
and handles have sufficient space for
opening.
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