606 0 obj <>stream The ventilation grille is obstructed or dusty. The warmth created by the evaporator is used to prevent condensation. The indicator light is still on, The appliance is switching in too frequently and for too long. Place food back in the refrigerator section, close the appliance door, insert the plug in the power outlet and turn the appliance on. An ice maker receives water through a small, 1/4-inch water supply line that runs from the refrigerator to a water pipe (or a water filter). Water and ice issues Make sure “water” or “ice” has been selected. 2 Check the water supply line. If the clog is anything but translucent, consult with a professional for help removing the clog. Check price on Amazon. A thick layer of ice may have formed in the freezer. The alarm sounds and the temperature display of the freezer section flashes. Turn the valve to the closed or off position. ■ Check the temperature again after 24 hours. To save energy, the compressor runs at a lower speed, but for longer, when less cooling is required. You can switch off the Super freeze function earlier to save energy: The compressor is switching in too frequently or for too long. SuperCool automatically shuts off after 52 hours. The alarm tone was switched off in settings mode. Fix: Start by making sure all electrical connections are properly seated. To save energy, the compressor runs at a lower speed, but for longer, when less cooling is required. The water pressure must be between 25 and 120 psi (1.72-8.25 bar). However, Ice Maker Geeks may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or … The temperature setting is too low. But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. This is not a fault. ■ Check whether the appliance is aligned correctly. ■ If the super freeze light does not come on either, then check whether - the plug is correctly inserted in the socket. Too thick a layer of ice reduces efficiency and increases energy consumption. document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a093e85b084ab144d5284ced6c375964" );document.getElementById("b09a939eab").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly.

Dashes are flashing in the temperature display. Press the alarm off button while "nA" is lit in the display. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Filters for ice makers are typically located inside the refrigerator (to keep them from freezing). Check whether the compressor, the metal grille (heat exchanger) at the rear of the appliance have become dusty. This makes the compressor run for longer, causing the temperature in the appliance to fall automatically. Don founded HomeTips in 1996. The required temperature will re-establish itself after a while.

The air filter indicator light lights up in the control panel. The plug is not correctly inserted into the socket. Under the cover, you should see a screw and spring assembly, along with a plus and minus indicator. Check the temperature in the display about 6 hours after switching the appliance on. In some cases, it may be easier to remove the ice maker than to thaw out the fill tube with the ice maker in place. The higher the ambient temperature, the longer the compressor has to run. The alarm sounds and the alarm off sensor is flashing, The temperature in the PerfectFresh zone or the freezer section has risen above the set temperature because. Using the temperature selector buttons you can now choose between c0 and c1 : The safety lock indicator lights up in the display ‘lock’ when it is activated. Ice is forming in the supply hose to the ice maker. The solenoid may be defective or may not be receiving power.eval(ez_write_tag([[250,250],'hometips_com-large-mobile-banner-1','ezslot_3',606,'0','0'])); Replacement solenoids are available online. Clean the adjustable shelves and drawers inside the appliance by hand; these parts are not dishwasher safe. They could vibrate when the appliance is operating. The display lighting turns off automatically depending on the time set. The ventilation slits are covered or dusty. The suction caused by opening and closing the door too many times in succession prevents it from opening. On appliances with a water tank a buzzing sound can be heard when water is being pumped out of the water tank. The room temperature is lower than the ambient temperature for which the appliance is designed. The doors are not properly closed. In appliances with an automatic ice maker, avoid contact with the moving parts of the ejector mechanism, or with the heating element located on the bottom of the ice maker. Miele KWT 1601 SF Refrigerator Troubleshooting. The door seal is dam- aged and needs to be replaced.

With the aid of the following guide, minor problems can be easily corrected without contacting Miele. If it has there is a fault.

The appliance is not switched on and the mains connection symbol is lit up in the display. Call the Miele Service Department, The super freeze indicator light does not light up although the appliance is working, The indicator light is defective.

After a while, the temperature will return to normal by itself. 539 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<95B2CD8EE81EEC476A1C5D0270A26055><595F8779FC0DAD48AA04C3119933EE47>]/Index[521 86]/Info 520 0 R/Length 107/Prev 1546594/Root 522 0 R/Size 607/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream ■ Do not cover or block the ventilation gaps. The temperature in the refrigerator or freezer section is too low. by Don Vandervort, HomeTips © 1997 to 2020, How a Refrigerator Ice Maker WorksIce Maker Does Not Make IceIce Keeps Coming — Does Not StopIce Maker Repair: Ice Maker FrozenMakes Ice But Does Not Eject ItAbout Ice Maker Replacement.

Wait a few minutes and then try again. Do not use optical instruments (magnifying glass or similar) to look at the lighting either. ■ Check whether the metal grille (heat exchanger) at the back of the appliance has become too dusty. ■ Contact the Miele Service Department to find out how to deactivate Demo mode on your appliance. Fix: Locate and replace the water filter. ■ Contact a qualified electrician or Miele. Cause: When moving things around in the freezer, it's not uncommon to accidentally nudge the control arm into the off position, which halts production of ice. Fix: To adjust how much water the ice mold is filled with each cycle, first remove the cover from the ice maker. A humming noise is made by the motor (compressor). .7kA ��x�/����. ICE MAKER IS TURNED OFF. The appliance does not get cold, although the controls and the interior lighting are working. ■ Check that the doors have been closed properly, To save energy, the compressor runs at a lower speed, but for longer, when less cooling is required, The frozen food is thawing because the freezer section is too warm. Check that the plug is correctly inserted in the power outlet. The ventilation gaps have been covered over or become dusty. A thick layer of ice may have formed in the freezer. Before making plumbing connections, ensure that the machine is disconnected from the mains electrical supply. ����Js�a���*�ѐ� �G 3@$G�RA �@���P�Z�� $ tK��#�u^������t�'�46� ��?�[���$��������]Hi3���@��@J�A��?�� ļSV �z�S� For a this type of ice maker, see this video:eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'hometips_com-large-mobile-banner-2','ezslot_8',151,'0','0'])); This also shows how to switch the bail arm wire from the old ice maker to the new one and how to change the wiring harness if necessary. This is not a fault. ■ Check to see whether any pieces of furniture next to the appliance are vibrating whilst the appliance is in operation. Many malfunctions and failures that can occur with daily operation, however they can be easily remedied. 00)�0�00(11��U �00))19�();3)1��j'Ȉ0na�}���� ��q����(fU��wo���د0�lVN��a``4;!�ǐ�p���)���?&i7���u:���.387�a(l����A� �����u.�f(柵�,C�J�Y�-��(vea�W �&���uW �{D�}�X���]&�|`?� R�}��ihh�������T���0gcc�`gӴ���4�T�d�W&._���ʆ����7]�>{ꪷ����U� ��+��WM� � $� J��0�q��ŀ��I��� ��X��� (��5�k���P��Ĩ�2]Ǡå+�" �pb�]�����WM/�w�4��5:K��N���L��jik��T��) �-�ԫ���"��8:8:�4:8���``��hP���"@�,uP 3 Warm the hose and surrounding mechanism. You can buy an ice maker connection kit and do this yourself, or call a repair person or plumber to install an inline water filter when replacing the valve. When the appliance is switched off the mains connection symbol -a appears in the display. Correct the temperature setting. Here we begin with the most common problem—the ice maker stops making ice. Miele Refrigerator Troubleshooting With the aid of the following guide, minor problems can be easily corrected without contacting Miele. Bars light up or flash in the temperature displays. Operating the appliance in a room that is too cold will cause the cooling system to switch off for too long, causing the freezer section to become too warm.

The temperature inside the appliance is too low. Operating in a room which is too cold will cause the compressor to switch off for too long, causing the freezer to become too warm. The higher the room temperature, the longer the compressor will run for. This allows the appliance to be presented in Miele Centers and retail stores without switching on refrigeration. The suction caused by opening and closing the door is preventing the door from opening. This makes the compressor run longer, causing the temperature in the freezer section to fall automatically. In this way, the running time of the compressor is extended. The ice cube maker is not suitable for connection to a hot water supply. But before diving into dealing with ice maker problems, let’s look at how an ice maker works so you’ll have a better understanding of what might be wrong. The ventilation gaps in the housing unit are covered or dusty. After a while, the temperature will return to normal by itself. {�D���� 0}�Nl��L��Xӂ�˫4��Z�I�6n]�kY���� ��=8�M�U9�^����s��3�{�&�߱.7w�w�����s���z. Browse replacement parts on Amazon.