Out of 5 Ratings

Owner's of the Miele Cooktop KM 443 gave it a score of 3.9 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.0 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.8 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.4 out of 5
  • Performance

    3.8 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.6 out of 5
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When cleaning the cooktop, make sure
the cooktop is "Off", and be careful not
to accidentally turn it "On".
Under no circumstances should a
steam cleaner be used to clean this
appliance. Pressurized steam could
cause permanent damage to the
surface and to components for which
the manufacturer cannot accept
Do not use any sharp pointed objects
which could damage the seal between
the ceramic surface, the surrounding
frame and the countertop.
Never use scouring agents, pads,
abrasive cleaning agents or strong
cleaners, e.g. oven sprays, stain or
rust removers, as these could
damage the surface of the appliance.
After cleaning, thoroughly dry the
ceramic surface with a soft cloth to
prevent a build up of limescale
The ceramic surface should be
cleaned regularly with a cleaner for
ceramic surfaces. Follow the ceramic
cleaner manufacturer’s instructions. If
you have difficulty locating a suitable
product contact Miele.
Before cleaning allow the cooktop to
cool. Wipe spills using a damp
sponge. Stubborn spills are best
removed with a shielded scraper
To remove any limescale deposits or
metallic residue apply ceramic
cleanser using a soft cloth or use a
shielded scraper blade if necessary.
^ A cleaner with a special additive to
prevent water marks and smears on
the ceramic surface may be used.
^ After cleaning, wipe the ceramic
surface with a damp cloth to remove
any residue. Cleaner residues could
damage the cooktop or create toxic
fumes when heated. Finally, dry the
cooktop with a clean soft cloth.
Any melted solids (e.g. sugar, plastic,
syrup, aluminum foil, etc.) should be
removed as quickly as possible and
while the burner is still warm. If they
are allowed to harden, the cooktop
may become pitted. Scrape the
melted item off the cooktop using a
shielded scraper blade. Once the
cooktop has cooled, remove any
remaining residue using a ceramic
cooktop cleaner.
Cooktop care