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Miele T 586 C Operating instructions
Operating instructions for
condenser tumble dryer
T 586 C
It is essential to read these operating instructions before installing or
using the machine to avoid the risk
of accident, or damage to the
M.-Nr. 04 024 931
Guide to the appliance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Caring for the environment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Warning and safety instructions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
For the user
Notes on laundry care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Loading and unloading the machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Programme selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Programmable functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Programme chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14/15
Emptying the condensed water container . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning and care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Problem solving guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
After sales service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
For the installer/electrician
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Electrical connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
External drainage of the condensed water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Consumption data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Guide to the appliance
1 Connection cable (2 m long)
2 Condensed water container
3 Drum door
4 Control panel
5 Drain hose with elbow for condensed water
6 4 Height-adjustable screw feet
Guide to the appliance
CHECK LIGHT "Empty out container"
– The condensed water container
must be emptied.
"Temperature low" touch pad selector
On/Off button
– low temperatures for delicate fabrics, e.g. acrylics.
– for switching the appliance on and
"Buzzer" touch pad selector
– The indicator lights in the programme selection touch pads light
"Door" button
– sounds when the drum turns during
the intermittent anti-crease action
"SEQUENCE" indicator lights
– opens the door
– show the current state of the programme.
"COTTONS" touch pad selectors
– The drying stage reached is shown.
"MINIMUM IRON" touch pad selectors
"TIME" display
"TIMED DRYING" touch pad selectors
– for "time left" and "delay start".
"Delay start" touch pad selector
– lights up when delay start is selected.
"START" touch pad selector
– flashes as soon as the dryer is
ready to start.
– lights up as soon as the programme
Guide to the appliance
Caring for the environment
The drying system
Disposal of the packing material
The sensitive system automatically adjusts drying to suit the water quality,
and makes more exact drying possible.
The water conductivity is measured,
and registered by the control which
then compensates to achieve a uniform
residual moisture level.
The packaging used to protect the machine during transport largely consists
of the following recyclable materials:
- Corrugated paper/card
- Polystyrene - CFC-free
- Polyethylene foil - transparent
- Fibreboard (solvent free)
- Untreated wood
- Packaging straps: Polyamide (blue)
Polypropylene (black),
Rather than just throwing these materials away please take them to the
nearest collection point for specific
The Novo Super control offers 9 programmes with electronic moisture
measuring and 2 timed programmes.
The automatic reversing action turns
the drum clockwise and anti-clockwise
to loosen the laundry and prevent
damp patches and thus ensures even
drying results.
Energy saving tips
Make sure that your laundry is thoroughly spun before drying. You will
save up to 35% energy and time if
laundry is spun at 1600 rpm instead of
at 600 rpm.
Disposal of your old appliance
Old appliances contain materials which
can be recycled. Please contact your
local authorities or scrap merchant
about potential recycling schemes, before disposing of the appliance. Fold
page out to refer to the appliance and its
Load according to the optimum amount of washing for the programme to
be selected. Underloading is uneconomical. Overloading gives a poorer
quality of drying and may cause unnecessary creasing.
Before using for the first time
Important: The appliance must be
properly installed and connected to
the electricity supply.
Warning and Safety instructions
Please read the operating instructions before using the tumble dryer
for the first time. They contain important information about the safety,
use and maintenance of the machine. This will avoid the risk of accidents and damage to the machine.
Keep these operating instructions in
a safe place and ensure that new
users are familiar with the content.
Pass them on to any future owner of
the machine.
Correct usage
The tumble dryer is only intended
for drying fabrics, which have
been washed in a water solution,
marked on the manufacturer’s wash
care label as being suitable for tumble
drying. Any other applications may be
dangerous. The manufacturer is not
liable for damage resulting from improper use or operation.
Do not let small children play with the
machine and its controls or operate it.
Please supervise its use by the elderly
or infirm.
Technical safety
Check for visible external damage
before installation.
Do not install or operate a damaged
machine or appliance.
Before connecting the machine, ensure that the connection data on
the data plate (fusing, voltage and frequency) matches the mains electricity
supply. If in any doubt, consult a qualified electrician.
The electrical safety of this machine can only be guaranteed
when continuity is complete between
the appliance and an effective earthing
system which complies with local and
national regulations. It is most important that this basic safety requirement is
regularly tested by a qualified electrician. The manufacturer can not be held
responsible for the consequences of an
inadequate earthing system.
For safety reasons do not use an
extension cable. There is a danger
of overheating.
The machine is built in accordance
with current safety requirements.
Unauthorised repairs could result in unforeseen dangers for the user, for
which the manufacturer can not accept
responsibility. Repairs should only be
undertaken by a Miele approved engineer.
In the event of a fault or for cleaning purposes, the machine is only
completely isolated from the electricity
supply either when:
– the plug is withdrawn, or:
– it is switched off at the mains, or
– the mains fuse is withdrawn.
Faulty components must only be
exchanged for Miele original spare
parts. Only when these parts are fitted
can the safety standards of the machine be guaranteed.
The appliance should never be
operated without the furniture front
panel in place.
Warning and Safety instructions
Caution: If the appliance is supplied from a cord extension set or
electrical portable outlet device the
cord extension set or electrical portable
outlet device should be positioned so it
is not subject to splashing or ingress of
In 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 might be caused by
cockroaches or other vermin will not be
covered by the appliance guarantee.
The appliance is not intended for
use by young children or infirm persons without supervision.
Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
There is a danger of fire with fabrics, which:
– contain rubber, foam rubber or rubber-like materials
– have been treated with inflammable
cleaning agents
– have been splashed with hair lacquer, hair spray, nail varnish remover
or similar.
Do not install the machine in a
room where the temperature may
drop below freezing. At very cold temperatures the machine may be difficult
to start. Laundry will not dry and the
"anti-crease" indicator will flash to indicate a problem. Freezing condensed
water in the pump, hoses and in the
condensed water container can lead to
Make sure the drain hose is securely attached if you hang it in a
sink or basin (external drainage of condensed water) to avoid the hose slipping and the water causing damage.
Condensed water is not drinking
water. It can cause health problems in people and animals.
Using accessories
Accessory parts may only be fitted
when expressly approved by Miele.
If other parts are used, guarantee, performance and product liability claims
may be invalidated.
Disposal of your old machine
Before discarding an old machine
unplug it. Render the plug useless.
Cut off the cable directly behind the appliance to prevent misuse.
Always close the door after use.
This way you will avoid the danger
of anyone sitting or leaning on the door,
which can cause the machine to tip up.
Notes on laundry care
Before drying, check the drying symbol on the textile care label
Significance of symbols:
q = Dry at normal temperature
r = Dry at low temperature
s = Do not tumble dry.
If no symbol is featured dry at your own
risk applying the following principles:
Cottons and minimum iron items
should be dried in the appropriate
programme, (see programme
For delicate fabrics, e.g. acrylic
fibres, the low temperature setting
should be selected. (To do this press
the "Low temperature" pushbutton).
The following fabrics should not
be dried in a tumble dryer:
– Woollens and wool blends
These fabrics tend to become
matted and shrink.
– Items filled with down
The fine fabric interior tends to
shrink, depending on the quality involved.
– Pure linen
These items should only be machine-dried if specified as suitable
by the manufacturer on the textile
care label, as the surface of the fabric may otherwise tend to "roughen".
Some woven and loopknit materials
tend to shrink to varying extents depending on their quality. This tendency
is exaggerated by over-drying.
When purchasing woven materials, it is
advisable to take their shrinkage
properties into account.
Starched washing can also be dried in
the tumble dryer. In order to achieve the
usual finish, double the amount of starch
should be used.
Minimum iron items should be spun
only briefly before being tumble dried.
Such fabrics tend to crease if overdried. These items should be given
only a short period in the dryer, and
taken out slightly damp. Use the "Minimum iron Normal" programme rather
than "Minimum iron Normal+".
Minimum iron shirts in 100% cotton may
crease during tumble drying depending
on the quality and weave. The "Hand
iron" setting is recommended for these
types of garment. In extreme cases do
not tumble dry these garments, but dry
them on a hanger.
Minimum iron fabrics tend to crease
more, the greater the load. This is particularly true of very delicate fabrics. The
load should be reduced to1.5 kg or, if
necessary, to 1 kg.
Dark-coloured garments should be
dried separately from light-coloured
garments, to avoid colours running.
Loading and unloading the machine
Load the laundry very loosely into the
Duvet covers and pillowcases should
be fastened before drying in order to
prevent small items from being rolled inside them.
At the end of the programme remove
the washing from the machine. If this is
not done, the machine automatically
proceeds into an intermittent anticrease action. The drum rotates at
short intervals in order to reduce the
possibility of creasing.
Once the laundry has been removed,
check that the drum is empty. Any
items left in the drum could be damaged through overdrying in the next
Clean the fluff filters after each drying
cycle to prevent excessive energy consumption and longer programme running times.
The door should always be closed
Important: Please check that items
of laundry cannot be trapped by the
door as this will cause damage to
the fabric.
Programme selection
How the tumble dryer works
Time left
This tumble dryer is fitted with an electronic sensor system. The required degree of dryness is measured and monitored electronically so that the heating
element is switched off as soon as it is
reached. The drying cycle automatically finishes with a cool-ling down
period. This may be follow- ed by the
anti-crease action cycle.
The length of the programme in hours
and minutes appears and the "time left"
indicator light comes on (after the delay
start period has expired, if selected) as
soon as
The following three programme groups
are available:
six programmes from "Extra dry" to "Machine iron"
three programmes from "Normal +" to
"Hand iron"
timed drying for up to a maximum of
two hours, warm air or cool air.
The following additional information is
The programme sequence indicator
shows the current stage of the programme
and the degree of drying reached.
Display field "TIME" (h mins)
The display field is situated to the right
of the sequence indicator and has a
double function:
– Time left (only for timed drying programme)
– Delay start
a timed programme is chosen
the cooling down phase of the COTTONS or MINIMUM IRON programme is reached.
The length of a timed drying programme can be selected using the
_ touch pads between 15 minutes
and 2 hours.
Once the programme has started the
time left counts down at 1 minute intervals.
Delay start
A programme start time can be delayed by a maximum of 9 hours 30
Select the required programme.
Press the DELAY START touch control pad.
The indicator light d and the one in
the pad light up.
Set the delay start by pressing the
$ or > touch pads underneath the
time display:
1 x press = 30 mins
2 x press = 1 hour
Press the START touch pad.
The delay start time is displayed and
counts down in minutes.
Delay start can still be changed after
the START pad has been pressed, (provided that the Child Safety option has
not been programmed in).
Programme selection
Once the delay start period has
elapsed the programme commences.
The control lights "time left" and "delay
start" light up, the d indicator light
goes out.
The following options are now available:
either use the programme as displayed
by simply pressing the "START" touch
pad, or change the programme as required.
To delete the delay start function Press
the "Delay start" touch pad.
The programme commences immediately.
Finally press the "START" touch pad.
The "START" touch pad
The indicator light in the "START" touch
pad flashes as soon as the programme
is ready to be started. Press the
"START" touch pad. The programme
Selecting a programme
The programme can only be selected
the drum door is properly shut and
the machine is switched on.
Press the On-Off button, the indicator lights for the basic programmes
light up.
Select the required programme
The indicator lights for the other programmes go out.
The indicator lights for the additional
options selected light up.
Once a programme has been
selected, the indicator lights for the
additional option(s) set the last time
the dryer was used, automatically illuminate, (the so-called
memory function).
For timed drying the most recently
selected time appears in the display.
Selecting additional features
For "temperature low" and "buzzer"
there are the following choices:
Use the additional options set for the
previous drying cycle,
change the additional option(s) by
pressing the relevant touch pad(s).
The indicator lights will either light up
for confirmation or go out.
Where an additional option has been
chosen, it can be cancelled by pressing once again on the relevant touch
Correct procedure for drying:
Load the drum
Close the door with a firm swing. Do
not push it shut.
Switch on the machine
Select a programme by pressing the
appropriate touch pad
Select additional option(s) if required
Select "Delay start" if required
Press "START" touch pad
Programme selection
Opening the door during a programme
To change a programme where the
"Child safety" feature is activated:
The door can be opened during a programme to add items for drying, or to
remove items early. To continue the
This is not possible after the "START"
touch pad has been pressed to start
the programme.
Close the door
Press "START"
(N.B. The programme will not continue
if it has already reached the "anticrease" stage.)
If you wish to make a change:
Switch the machine off and then on
Select the correct programme, and
Delay start if required.
After drying:
To change or select a different programme during drying:
(This is only possible if the "Child
safety" feature has first been cancelled)
Press the required programme selector touch pad.
A change is only possible within the
programme group already chosen,
(e.g. Cottons to Cottons, but NOT Cottons to Timed drying, or Timed drying
to Minimum Iron).
It is too late to change a programme
once the "cooling down" phase has
been reached.
If you have chosen a programme in the
wrong group:
Switch the machine off and then on
Select the correct programme, and
Delay start if required.
To change the length of time in a
"Timed drying" programme or for Delay
Press the > or $ touch pad.
Remove the laundry
Switch off the machine using the "OnOff" button.
Clean the fluff filter.
Empty the condensed water container.
To cancel or delete a programme:
Switch off the machine using the "OnOff" button.
What to do in a power cut
The programme stage reached or
the delay start time is stored in the
machine’s memory. As soon as the
power is restored the programme
If the power cut is longer than 30
minutes, the "START" touch pad must
be pressed to continue the programme.
The programme will not continue if it
has already reached the "anti-crease"
Programmable functions
Two additional functions can be programmed if required:
Child safety feature for programme
selection (P 1 )
This feature is pre-programmed exworks as standard.
After the "START" touch pad has been
pressed it is not possible to change the
The only way to change the programme is to switch off and start again.
Altering the degree of drying (P 2 )
If you would prefer your washing to be
drier at the end of a programme, you
have the facility to reduce the degree
of residual moisture slightly in the fabrics for all programmes.
It is not possible to alter just one programme.
This is not pre-programmed ex-works.
To select programming mode:
The machine must first be switched
off and the door closed.
Under the "Minimum iron" field press
and hold in the "Normal +" and
"Hand iron" touch pads, while at the
same time switching on the machine
with the On/Off button.
"P " appears in the Time display.
To call up and store the required programmable function(s):
Press the > touch pad under the Time
display once for P 1 or twice for P 2 .
To move from P 2 to P 1 press the
$ touch pad.
In the left of the display field "P " and
the number of the selected function
appear alternately. In the right of the
display field there appears
"0 " if the function is not programmed,
"1 " if the function is programmed in.
If you need to change from one to the
other press the "START" touch pad.
After the required function has been selected and programmed:
Switch off the machine using the "OnOff" button. The programmable function(s) is/are stored.
To cancel a programmable function:
Call up the programmable function in
Press the "START" touch pad to deselect, i.e. to bring up "O ".
Switch off the machine using the "OnOff" button.
The individual function(s) can now be
selected and programmed in.
Programme chart
Fabric type
Special notes
Extra dry
Multi-layered fabrics,
not thoroughly dried
with "Normal + "
5 kg
Do not dry jerseywear
in the Extra dry
programme - tendency
to shrink
Normal +
Mixed load of cotton
fabrics, eg towelling,
jerseywear, ie single
and light multi-layered
5 kg
Load of similar cotton
fabrics (jerseywear,
flannelette sheets,
5 kg
If fabrics are too
damp, select
"Normal +".
Cotton or linen fabrics
(eg table linen,
bedlinen, starched
laundry etc)
5 kg
5 kg
If fabrics are too damp
for hand ironing,
select Hand iron r
Cotton or linen fabrics,
including starched
laundry, for machine
5 kg
The laundry should be
rolled up to prevent it
from drying out until it
can be ironed
Hand iron r
Hand iron rr
Machine iron
(*) Note for Test Institutes:
These are the programmes to be tested according to the EN 61121/A11 Standard.
Programme chart
Fabric type
Special notes
Normal +
Minimum iron items
made of synthetics or
blended fabrics, eg
pullovers, dresses,
trousers etc, which are
not dried adequately
in the "Normal"
2.5 kg
Spin minimum iron
fabrics for approx. 30
seconds in the
washing machine
before drying.
Minimum iron shirts,
table cloths etc made of
blended fabrics, eg
2.5 kg
Hand iron
Minimum iron shirts,
table cloths etc made
of blended fabrics, eg
which are still to be
hand ironed
2.5 kg
With blended fabrics
consisting of wool and
synthetics, consult the
instructions, as the
wool component may
cause the fabric to
become matted and
(*) Note for Test Institute:
This is the programme to be tested according to the EN 61121/A11 Standard.
Fabric type
Special notes
Individual items, eg
bathing trunks /
Cool air
Items which are only
to be aired.
5 kg
Consumption data
Drying stage
Final spin speed in a
domestic washing machine
Drying time
incl. cooling
down time
Extra dry
800 (70% res. moisture)
Hand iron rr
800 (70% res. moisture)
Hand iron rr
Machine iron
1000 (50% residual moisture)
Hand iron
All values obtained in accordance with standard test EN 61121/A11.
(*) Test programme according to EN 61121/A11.
Different types of fabric, the load and residual moisture after spinning may affect the figures given.
Emptying the condensed water container
The dryer does not need to be connected to a venting system or to be
plumbed in. The moisture extracted during tumbling is condensed and collected
in the condensed water container, situated at the left of the facia panel. It holds
approx. 4 litres of water and should be
emptied after each drying cycle.
To empty the condensed water container
Slide the cap of the drainage outlet
in the direction of the arrow and hold
to the side while emptying.
After emptying, release the cap
which will automatically close over
the drainage outlet.
Push the container fully in until it engages into place.
If the container is still full when a new
programme is started or during a programme:
the indicator light "empty out container" will come on.
a buzzer sounds
the drying programme is interrupted
the washing is cooled and the indicator "Cooling down" lights up
Pull the container out of the machine
Because of the distilling action during
drying, the water from the condensed
water container is pure enough to be
used in a steam iron or humidifier.
Laundry must be thoroughly rinsed if
the condensed water is to be used. To
be completely sure that no particles of
fluff are carried into the appliance
where they could cause damage, pass
the condensed water through a fine
sieve or paper filter.
Cleaning and care
The fluff which occurs during drying is
collected in the fluff filters in the door
and in the door opening.
Remove the small filters in the door
opening and rinse them well under
running hot water.
Clean the filters after every programme
to save time and energy.
Dry the filters before putting them
back in place.
Grip the filter by the recessed
handle and pull upwards to clean.
Remove any remaining fluff from the
hollow part of the door through the
wide slit at the bottom.
Before cleaning the tumble dryer: Always disconnect the machine from
the power supply.
The dryer can be cleaned with a
cloth using soapy water or a mild
detergent (not scouring powder) and
dried with a soft cloth.
The drum and other stainless steel
parts of the casing may be cleaned
using a suitable proprietary stainless
steel cleaner following the manufacturer’s instructions and dried with a
soft cloth.
The machine must never be hosed
down. Do not use any abrasive substances or scouring pads to clean
the machine.
Cleaning and care
Condenser unit
This should be cleaned once or twice a year.
Turn the levers on the condenser unit
to the vertical position
The machine must be disconnected
from the electricity supply before
Open the door
Turn the cover lock to the vertical position
Pull out the condenser unit
Pull the cover off
Cleaning and care
Clean the condenser unit at both
ends (front and back),
and along the two long sides
Stand the condenser unit lengthwise on a towel until it is quite dry
Replace the condenser unit in the
reverse order
Put the cover back on and lock in
place. Finally pull on the cover to test
that it and the condenser unit are firmly
in place, otherwise water may leak from
the machine.
Problem solving guide
Electrical appliances should only be
repaired by qualified personnel. Incorrectly repaired machines may
pose a considerable risk to the
There are, however, minor faults which
can be corrected without contacting
the Service Department.
If the indicator lights do not light up,
check that
the "On-Off" button is pressed in
the door is properly closed
the mains plug is plugged in and the
fuse or circuit breaker has not
Laundry is not sufficiently dry.
The load consists of dissimilar items in
terms of size and fabric.
Select a longer drying programme
next time.
Activate the programmable function
"Altering the degree of drying".
Small loads or individual items may
cause the programme to terminate prematurely.
The air inlet below the drum door may
be blocked, preventing fresh air from
being drawn in.
Ventilation is inadequate (e.g. in a small
When the machine is in operation,
open a door or the window.
Water comes out of the machine just
after the condenser unit has been
Check that the condenser unit has
been correctly replaced, and secure
it if necessary.
Items made of synthetic fibres are
charged with static electricity after
Static charge can be reduced by adding fabric conditioner during the final
rinse cycle in the washing machine, or
a fabric conditioner sheet in the tumble
Build up of fluff
Fluff comes off textiles naturally during
wearing and washing. The fluff that collects in the filters of a tumble dryer has
no effect on the lifetime of your laundry.
Small loads should therefore be
Drying times are too long.
Clean the fluff filters in the door and
in the door opening.
The laundry was not spun for a sufficiently long time.
Problem solving guide
To open the door in the event of
power failure
The drum door opens during the
drying cycle.
The machine has overheated. The temperature limiter opens the drum door
and thus causes the machine to switch
off automatically.
Possible reasons for overheating:
The fluff filters in the door and in the
door opening are clogged up.
The condenser unit is blocked.
Before restarting the programme, proceed as follows:
Release the On-Off button
Clean the affected part of the machine
Water droplets appear at the upper
edge of the drum aperture
A double filter system with dual insulation prevents fluff from being deposited
in the condenser unit.
This means that the condenser unit
does not need to be cleaned so often.
The dual insulation can lead to the
build-up of condensate. Laundry
being removed from the machine may
come into contact with these water droplets. They will, however, dry off in a
matter of minutes.
Switch the machine on again
Press the "Start" touch pad
Should the drum door open again, this
must be due to a technical fault and
the Service Dept. should be contacted.
Three horizontal lines appear in the
Time display "---".
This may be because the machine has
been on for too long, and a safety cutout has operated.
Start the programme again.
If the lines appear again, this indicates
a fault. Call the Miele Service Dept.
Problem solving guide
The interior drum lighting fails to
The bulb may be defective.
Replace it as follows:
Open the door.
Switch off the machine or disconnect
from the mains supply.
Use a 19 mm spanner to unscrew
the plastic cover inside the drum
above the door (see illustration).
After-sales service
In the event of any faults which cannot
be remedied, or if the appliance is
under guarantee, please contact:
– your Miele Dealer or
– the nearest Miele Service Department (see back cover for the address).
When contacting the Service Department, please quote the Model and Serial nos. of your appliance, both of
which are shown on the data plate on
the right hand side below the opening
to the drum.
The light bulb must not exceed the
maximum wattage quoted on the
data plate and the plastic light cover.
Replace the bulb and the plastic cover.
The cover must be fixed securely, as
otherwise moisture may seep in and
cause a short-circuit.
The temperature-resistant bulb should
only be ordered from your Miele Dealer
or the Service Dept.
The machine must be perfectly level to
ensure safe and proper operation.
Minor differences do not, however,
have an adverse effect on operation.
The ventilation slots beneath the door
must not be blocked by deep pile carpet, plinths etc., as this will prevent a
sufficient intake of cold air.
Building under
It is possible to install this appliance
under a continuous worktop in a kitchen run:
A special building under kit * is required. The machine lid must be replaced by a cover plate.
This must be fitted by a suitably competent person exactly according to
the fitting instructions to ensure electrical safety.
The screw feet can be adjusted to
compensate for any uneveness in
the floor surface.
Fitting instructions are included with
the kit.
For installation under a work surface
900/910mm from the floor, a spacer
kit * is required.
Connection to electricity should be
made in such a way that it remains accessible when the machine is in place.
* These items are all available from
your Miele Dealer, or the Miele Domestic Sales Dept.
Washer-Dryer stack
This tumble dryer can be stacked on a
Miele washing machine. A stacking
kit* can be purchased from the Miele
Domestic Sales Department.
All parts marked * are available from
the Miele Spare Parts or Sales Department.
Fitting or changing the decor panel
Note: The door should be shut for fitting or changing the decor panel.
Remove the 4 screws from the decor
strip on the door catch side of the
door and remove the decor strip.
Unscrew the remaining 7 screws
from the lower and side decor strip
until the decor panel bows slightly
and can then be taken out or put in
Re-assemble in the reverse order and
tighten the screws.
Decor panel dimensions
(The figures given in brackets indicate
the tolerance level in mm.)
587 (-1) mm
602 (-1.5) mm
1 (+ 0.5) mm
Panels more than 1.5 mm thick require
an "adapter strip for a 4 mm thick
decor panel". This is available from
your Miele Dealer or the Miele Spare
Parts Department.
The decor panel height required for
the adapter strip must not exceed
596.5 (-1.5) mm.
Fitting a plinth facia
The appliance plinth below the door
can be concealed using a plinth facia.
The height and return of the appliance
plinth cannot be altered.
A higher plinth facia can only be installed if the overall niche height is
Plinth height 100 mm (standard)
Niche height 820 mm:
Plinth height 150 mm
Niche height 870 mm: a spacer frame
is required.
Plinth height 200 mm
Niche height 920 mm: two spacer
frames are required.
A plinth facia (60 cm long) can be ordered from your kitchen Dealer or
manufacturer. For Miele kitchens
please quote the model number when
A cut-out must be made in the plinth
facia around the ventilation slots as
otherwise the airflow to the appliance
will be blocked and the machine will
not work.
Fitting the plinth facia
Stick the small template (supplied) to
the rear upper edge of the plinth
Cut the plinth facia out following the
Use the strip supplied to seal the cutout edge.
Stick the velcro fastener provided to
the appliance plinth.
For this the following procedure is recommended:
Match up the hooked side and the
looped side of the velcro fastener
Cut into 2 or 3 pieces.
Peel off the protective backing from
one of the velcro fastener pieces.
Position the cut pieces along the appliance plinth, at the left and right
hand edge, and in the middle. Press
firmly into place.
Now peel the protective backing off
the other velcro fastener piece.
Address the plinth facia to the adhesive
backing on the velcro and press firmly
into place.
Electrical connection
This tumble dryer is supplied ready for
connection to an a.c. single phase supply. The machine is supplied with a 2 m
long mains cable with moulded plug.
The appliance should be connected up
only by a qualified electrician, in accordance with national and local safety
Green/yellow = earth
Blue = neutral
Brown = live
For extra safety it is advisable to install
a residual current device (RCD) with
trip current of 30 mA.
The voltage, rated load and fuse rating
are given on the data plate. Please ensure that these match the household
mains supply.
The wires in this mains lead are coloured
in accordance with the following code:
As the colours of the wires in the mains
lead of this appliance may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:
The wire which is coloured green and
yellow must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked with the
letter E or by the earth symbol z or coloured green or green and yellow.
The wire which is coloured blue must
be connected to the terminal which is
marked with the letter N or coloured
The wire which is coloured brown must
be connected to the terminal which is
marked with the letter A or coloured red.
External condensed water outlet
The condensed water can be drained
off directly if the machine is installed
near a sink, drain outlet, etc.
Accessories supplied:
Push the drain hose onto the drain
outlet. Make sure that the hose is
firmly secured by the clip and not
- 2 m drain hose
- Hose clamp
- Rubber connection sleeve
- Hose clip
Detach the hose clip from the drain
outlet at the back of the machine
and remove the rubber plug.
Max. drain hose length: 3.0 m
Max. delivery head: 1.0 m
External condensed water outlet
The machine is fitted with a non-return
valve as standard to prevent water from
flowing back into the machine (eg. if
the machine is connected to a siphon).
Close the water inlet port above the
condensed water container with the
bottom part of the rubber plug. The
plug must face towards the interior
of the machine so that the condensed water container can easily
be inserted.
Connection to wash basin drain outlet
Push the hose clip (1) and knurled
nut connector (2) (from the sink drain
outlet) over the drain hose.
Put the adapter sleeve (3) supplied
into the hose.
Screw the drain hose to the drain outlet with the knurled nut connector.
Tighten the hose clip (1) up close to
the nut (2).
Technical data
Height. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
85.0 cm (adjustable +1/-0.5 cm)
Width . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
59.5 cm
Depth (incl. distance from wall) . . . . . .
60.0 cm
Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
57 kg
Drum volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
103 l
Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5 kg dry weight
Voltage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
230 V - 240 V, 50 Hz
Rated load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2200 W - 2400 W
Plug rating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10 A
Max. delivery head. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.0 m
Max. drain hose length. . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.0 m
Test certificates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Electrical Safety
Radio/ TV suppression
Electrically suppressed acc. to . . . . . .
AS/NZS 1044:1995
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