Whirlpool 20RI-D4 ESPRESSO side-by-side refrigerator

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT
PRECAUTIONS AND GENERAL
RECOMMENDATIONS
IF THE APPLIANCE IS NOT GOING TO BE
USED
MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING
STORING, FREEZING AND THAWING
FOOD
DESCRIPTION OF THE APPLIANCE
“MULTIFLOW” AIR DISTRIBUTION
GUIDE TO THE INSIDE PARTS
USING THE APPLIANCE
USING THE ICE AND WATER DISPENSER
USING THE AUTOMATIC ICE-MAKER
CHANGING A WATER FILTER CARTRIDGE
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
AFTER-SALES SERVICE
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BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
Your new appliance is designed exclusively for
domestic use.
After unpacking the appliance, make sure it is not
damaged and that the door closes properly. Any
damage must be reported to the dealer within 24
hours of delivery of the appliance.
Installation and the electrical connection must be
carried out by a qualified technician, according to
the manufacturer’s instructions and local safety
regulations.
Clean the inside of the appliance before using it.
Wait at least two hours before switching the
appliance on, to ensure that the refrigerant circuit
is fully efficient.
SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT
1. Packing
The packing material is 100% recyclable and bears
the recycling symbol. For disposal, comply with the
local regulations. Keep the packing materials
(plastic bags, polystyrene parts, etc.) out of the
reach of children, as they are a potential source of
danger.
2. Scrapping/Disposal
The appliance is manufactured using recyclable
material.
This appliance is marked in compliance with
European Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste
Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). By
ensuring the correct disposal of this appliance, you
can help prevent potentially negative consequences
for the environment and the health of persons.
The symbol
on the appliance, or on the
accompanying documents, indicates that this
appliance should not be treated as domestic waste
but must be taken to a special collection centre for
the recycling of electrical and electronic
equipment.
When scrapping the appliance, make it unusable by
cutting off the power cable and removing the
doors and shelves so that children cannot easily
climb inside and become trapped.
Scrap the appliance in compliance with local
regulations on waste disposal, taking it to a special
collection centre; do not leave the appliance
unattended even for a few days, since it is a
potential source of danger for children.
For further information on the treatment, recovery
and recycling of this product, contact your
competent local office, the household waste
collection service or the shop where you
purchased the appliance.
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Information:
This appliance does not contain CFCs. The
refrigerant circuit contains R134a (HFC) or R600a
(HC) (see the rating plate inside the appliance).
Appliances with Isobutane (R600a): isobutane is a
natural gas without environmental impact, but is
flammable. Therefore, make sure the refrigerant
circuit pipes are not damaged.
Declaration of conformity
• This appliance has been designed for preserving
food and is manufactured in compliance with
Regulation (CE) No. 1935/2004.
• This appliance has been designed, manufactured
and marketed in compliance with:
- safety objectives of the “Low Voltage”
Directive 2006/95/CE (which replaces
73/23/CEE and subsequent amendments);
- the protection requirements of Directive
“EMC” 89/336/EEC amended by Directive
93/68/EEC.
Electrical safety of the appliance can only be
guaranteed if it is correctly connected to an
approved earthing system.
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PRECAUTIONS AND GENERAL
RECOMMENDATIONS
INSTALLATION
SAFETY
• The appliance must be handled and installed
by two or more persons.
• Be careful not to damage the floors (e.g.
parquet) when moving the appliance.
• During installation, make sure the appliance
does not damage the power cable.
• Make sure the appliance is not near a heat
source.
• To guarantee adequate ventilation, leave a
space on both sides and above the appliance
and follow the installation instructions.
• Keep the appliance ventilation openings free.
• Do not damage the appliance refrigerant
circuit pipes.
• Install and level the appliance on a floor strong
enough to take its weight and in a place
suitable for its size and use.
• Install the appliance in a dry and wellventilated place. The appliance is arranged for
operation in places where the temperature
comes within the following ranges, according
to the climatic class given on the rating plate.
The appliance may not work properly if it is
left for a long time at a temperature outside
the specified range.
• Do not store or use petrol, flammable liquids
or gas in the vicinity of this or other electrical
appliances. The fumes can cause fires or
explosions.
• Do not use mechanical, electric or chemical
means other than those recommended by the
Manufacturer to speed up the defrost process.
• Do not use or place electrical devices inside
the appliance compartments if they are not of
the type expressly authorised by the
Manufacturer.
• This appliance is not designed for use by
young children or the infirm without
supervision.
• To avoid the risk of children becoming trapped
and suffocating, do not allow them to play or
hide inside the appliance.
• Do not swallow the contents (non-toxic) of
the ice packs (in some models).
• Do not eat ice cubes or ice lollies immediately
after taking them out of the freezer since they
may cause cold burns.
Climatic Class
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Amb. T. (°C)
From 10 to 32
From 16 to 32
From 16 to 38
From 16 to 43
Amb. T. (°F)
From 50 to 90
From 61 to 90
From 61 to 100
From 61 to 110
• Make sure the voltage specified on the rating
plate corresponds to that of your home.
• Do not use single/multi adapters or extension
cords.
• For the water connection, use the pipe
supplied with the new appliance; do not reuse
that of the previous appliance.
• Power cable modification or replacement
must only be carried out by qualified
personnel.
• It must be possible to disconnect the appliance
from the power supply by unplugging it or by
means of a mains two-pole switch installed
upstream of the socket.
USE
• Before carrying out any maintenance or
cleaning operation, unplug the appliance or
disconnect it from the power supply.
• All appliances equipped with an automatic icemaker and water dispenser must be
connected to a water supply that only delivers
drinking water (with mains water pressure of
between 0.17 and 0.81 Mpa (1.7 and 8.1 bar)).
Automatic ice-makers and/or water dispensers
not directly connected to the water supply
must be filled with drinking water only.
• Use the refrigerator compartment only for
storing fresh food and the freezer
compartment only for storing frozen food,
freezing fresh food and making ice cubes.
• Do not store glass containers with liquids in
the freezer since they may burst.
The Manufacturer declines any liability if
the above advice and precautions are not
respected.
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IF THE APPLIANCE IS NOT GOING TO BE
USED
In case of power failures of up to 24 hours
Keep the doors of the appliance closed. In this way the stored food will stay cold as long as possible.
For further information see chapter “Using the appliance”, section “Black-out alarm”.
If
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the appliance is not going to be used
Disconnect the appliance from the power supply.
Remove all the food if you are going away for more than three weeks.
If the appliance has an automatic ice-maker:
1. Shut off the water supply to the automatic ice-maker.
2. Empty the ice bucket.
- Leave the doors open enough for air to circulate inside the compartments. This will prevent the
formation of mould and bad odours.
MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING
• Before any cleaning or maintenance operation, always
disconnect the appliance from the power supply.
• Periodically clean the appliance with a cloth and a solution of
lukewarm water and neutral detergent specific for refrigerator
interiors.
• Never use detergents or abrasives. Never clean the refrigerator
parts with flammable liquids. The fumes can cause fires or
explosions.
• Clean the outside of the appliance and the door seals with a
damp cloth and dry with a soft cloth.
• Do not use steam cleaners.
• Clean the condenser using a vacuum cleaner, remove the front
kickplate (see installation handbook).
• The buttons and control panel display (located on the freezer
door on some models) must be cleaned with a dry cloth; do not
use alcohol or alcohol-derived substances.
• The refrigerant system pipes are located near the defrost pan
and can become very hot. Periodically clean them with a vacuum
cleaner.
Replacing light bulbs
Attention
• Always disconnect the refrigerator from the power supply
before replacing any light bulbs.
• Before replacing the light bulb, remove the light guard that may
be present. This will have to be put back after replacing the light
bulb.
• The refrigerator accepts light bulbs with a bayonet type mount.
These do not need unscrewing/screwing when replacing.
• The ice/water dispenser light bulb has a standard screw type
mount and therefore needs to be screwed in place.
Replace the lamp with one of the same type, available from the
After-sales Service or from authorised dealers.
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STORING, FREEZING AND THAWING
FOOD
INTRODUCTION
Wrap food so that no water, moisture or condensate can enter; this will prevent odours or aromas going
from one part to another in the refrigerator, ensuring better preservation of frozen foods. Use plastic
containers with hermetic lids, aluminium trays, aluminium foil, plastic film and waterproof plastic wraps.
NOTE: Never place hot food in the freezer. Allow hot foods to cool to room temperature for 30
minutes, then wrap and freeze. Cooling hot foods before freezing saves energy and prolongs the life of the
appliance.
SEALING
When sealing food in bags, remove the air (liquids need space to expand). Fasten the top of the bag with a
string. Put the label inside transparent bags; use self-adhesive labels for applying on the outside of opaque
bags.
DEFROSTING
Useful suggestions.
- RAW VEGETABLES: place directly in boiling water without thawing and cook normally.
- MEAT (large cuts): thaw in the refrigerator compartment without removing the wrapping. Before
cooking, leave at room temperature for a couple of hours.
- MEAT (small cuts): thaw at room temperature or cook directly.
- FISH: thaw in the refrigerator compartment without unwrapping or cook directly before completely
thawed. In case of a power failure, the freezer compartment will maintain an adequate storage
temperature for about 12 hours; during this period, it is advisable to keep the compartment door
closed. Do not refreeze partially thawed food.
- ALREADY COOKED FOOD: heat in the oven without removing it from the aluminium containers.
- FRUIT: thaw in the refrigerator compartment.
FOOD STORAGE CHART
Storage times vary according to the quality of the food, the type of packaging or wrap used (moisture and
steam proof), and the storage temperature (which must be -18°C).
Food category
FRUIT
Concentrated fruit juice
Fruit (in general)
Citrus fruit and fresh fruit juices
Months
12
8-12
4-6
VEGETABLES
Commercially frozen
Home frozen
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8-12
STEWS
Meat, poultry and fish
2-3
FISH
Cod, sole
Salmon
Mackerel, perch
Already seasoned fish
Clams, oysters
Boiled fish, crabs
Raw crayfish
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2-3
2-3
3
3-4
3-4
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Food category
MEAT
Sausages
Hamburgers
Beef, veal, lamb
Months
4 weeks or less
1
2-3
ROASTS
Beef
Lamb and veal
Pork
Fresh sausages
6-12
6-12
4-6
1-2
STEAKS AND CHOPS
Beef
Lamb, veal, pork
8-12
2-4
POULTRY
Chicken or turkey (whole or parts)
Duck and goose
Cooked poultry (in sauce)
Steak (without sauce)
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6
6
1
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DESCRIPTION OF THE APPLIANCE
REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
A. Inside light
B. Inside light
C. Adjustable shelf
D. Shelf - drawer lid
E Crisper
F. Crisper adjustment
G. Meat / vegetable drawer
H. Meat / vegetable drawer adjustment
I. Dairy products compartment
J. Door trays
K. 2-litre door tray with bottle holder
L. 0.75 litre door tray
M. Water filter
N. “Multiflow” (depending on model)
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FREEZER COMPARTMENT
O. Automatic ice-maker
P. Glass shelves / Racks (depending on the
model)
Q. Drawer / Bottom basket (depending on the
model)
R. Drawer / Top basket (depending on the
model)
S. Ice cube drawer
T. Freezer door trays
U. Inside light
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“MULTIFLOW” AIR DISTRIBUTION
“MULTIFLOW” is a ventilated air distribution system, which ensures a homogeneous temperature inside
the refrigerator compartment. Thanks to this system, the different types of food can be stored on any of
the shelves of the appliance. Attention should be paid not to obstruct the air distribution vents, thus
ensuring free air circulation.
GUIDE TO THE INSIDE PARTS
Removing and repositioning the refrigerator compartment and freezer shelves.
The shelves can be positioned as required. The glass shelves are strong enough to hold bottles, milk
cartons and heavy food, however, take care not to bang products on the shelves. To remove the shelves:
pull the shelf out as far as it goes, then lift and remove it.
Removing the crisper or meat drawer:
1. slide the drawer out as far as it goes;
2. with one hand underneath the drawer, lift and pull it out;
3. the drawer will come off the runners and can be pulled out further;
4. to remove it completely, the drawer must be turned: front end up, rear end down.
Removing and refitting the glass drawer lid.
Lift the front of the frame about 10 cm with one hand, then lift the back of the frame and pull it out with
the other.
To replace the lid follow the inverse procedure.
Note: To remove the drawers and lids in the freezer compartment follow the same procedure as for the
refrigerator.
Meat/vegetable drawer temperature control device.
• The cold air is conveyed inside the meat drawer through an
opening between the refrigerator compartment and the freezer
compartment. In this way the temperature inside the meat
drawer is kept lower than the rest of the refrigerator. The air
flow can be adjusted by means of the special slider.
• To store vegetables in the meat drawer, shift the control device
all the way to the left, to the vegetables setting. This avoids
possible damage due to the vegetables freezing.
Crisper moisture control device.
• The level of humidity inside the crisper can be adjusted by
moving the slider in the desired position.
• By moving the slider to the far right, humidity will be eliminated
from the compartment. This setting is better for preserving
fruits and vegetables with skin.
• By moving the slider to the far left, humidity is maintained inside
the compartment. This setting is better for preserving leaf
vegetables.
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USING THE APPLIANCE
FIRST USE
Connect the appliance to the water system and power supply (refer to the Installation manual).
When connecting the appliance to the power supply, the display will show the temperatures preset by the
manufacturer.
Note: Reaching the preset temperatures requires a variable amount of time. This time depends on several
factors (times the door is open, amount of food stored, ambient temperature). Average time is between 2
to 3 hours.
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USING THE APPLIANCE
GUIDE TO SELECTING FUNCTIONS
Stand-by
This function turns off the refrigerator and freezer compartments. To activate the standby function, press
the button for 3 seconds: both displays will go off and a dash will appear on the left display. To reset the
function, carry out the same procedure until the previously set temperatures are displayed.
Note: Remember that this operation does not disconnect the appliance from the power supply.
Freezer temperature
The factory-set ideal temperature is -18°C. As soon as the freezer compartment reaches the required
temperature, it is automatically displayed.
To change the temperature, press the
buttons until the display shows the required value.
Refrigerator temperature
The factory-set ideal temperature is +5°C.
To change the temperature, press the
buttons until reaching the required value that it will be
displayed.
Ice On/Off
To switch the ice maker on press the on-off button until one of the two icons comes on
To deactivate the function, repeat the procedure until both icons go off.
Ice mode
This function enables to select the type of ice desired: crushed ice
or ice cubes
information refer to the section “Using the ice and water dispenser” section.
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. For further
Ice and water dispenser light
The light can be switched on and off by pressing the
button on the control panel or pressing one of
the two dispenser levers; the light will switch off automatically once the water or ice has been dispensed.
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USING THE APPLIANCE
ALARMS
In the event of an alarm, the acoustic alarm and indicator lights are activated.
Important: To disable the acoustic signal, press the Alarm Reset button.
Black-out alarm
The alarm black-out activates when a prolonged interruption of the power supply has caused an increase
in temperature in the freezer compartment. The freezer display will flash, showing the maximum
temperature reached in the compartment during the interruption. At the same time, the acoustic signal
will also activate and the
and
alarm light will flash.
Important: Before consuming any food from the compartment ensure that this is still suitable for
consumption.
Door open alarm
The door alarm symbol lights up and the acoustic alarm is activated when one or both doors of the
refrigerator and/or freezer have remained open.
When the doors are left open for more than 2 minutes, the symbol flashes and an acoustic signal sounds.
Operation alarm
The activation of the acoustic alarm and the appearance of a letter code on the display indicates a problem
with the appliance. If this happens, call customer service. You will be asked to provide the letter code
shown on the display instead of the temperature.
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USING THE APPLIANCE
OPERATION SYMBOLS
6th Sense
Function
The icon on indicates that the appliances is in the process of reaching the optimum preservation
conditions
This function will activate automatically when:
• A particularly high quantity of food to be cooled and/or frozen has been placed inside the appliance.
• The refrigerator and/or freezer door has been left open for a long time.
• There has been an extended interruption of the power supply.
The icon remains on until optimum preservation conditions are reached.
“Listeria” thermometer indicator (in some models only)
This symbol enables the user to check that the temperature of the refrigerator is suitable to guarantee the
correct preservation of the food.
If the indicator is on, and the appliance has been in operation for at least 24 hours, the temperature inside
the refrigerator compartment is correct. If this is not the case, reduce the set temperature and wait 12
hours, before carrying out a new visual check of the indicator.
Antibacterial filter
This symbol shows the condition of the antibacterial filter.
When switching on the appliance for first use, or after replacing the filter, the filter icon will either be off
or blue. When the icon becomes yellow, the filter life is almost exhausted and the filter cartridge will need
replacing shortly.
When the icon becomes red it is time to replace the filter.
Important: Only replace the antibacterial filter after the
icon has become red. Replace the cartridge
and press the Alarm reset button until the icon goes off or becomes blue.
Water filter
This symbol indicates the state of the water filter.
The filter symbol is blue (green on some models) on new products, or after the filter cartridge has been
replaced. When the icon becomes yellow, the filter life is almost exhausted and the filter cartridge will
need replacing shortly.
When the icon becomes red, the filter will be replaced.
Important: Only replace the cartridge when the
symbol on the display becomes red. After
replacing the filter cartridge, press the Filter Reset button, until the icon becomes blue (or green). The
Filter Reset button will not work if the filter icon is already blue (or green).
The water filter is located under the freezer compartment door.
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USING THE APPLIANCE
OPTIONAL FUNCTIONS
Control panel lock function
This function prevents accidental changing of appliance settings or switching off.
The panel can be locked by pressing both the fast freeze
button on the left of the panel and the
vacation
button on the right of the panel at the same time, for about 3 seconds: the
symbol will
come on and an acoustic alarm will indicate activation of the function.
To deactivate the function, carry out the same procedure until the symbol goes off.
Automatic ice-maker control panel lock
This function consists of deactivating ice and water dispensing for easier cleaning or to prevent
unintentional use.
It is set by pressing the Child Lock button for 3 seconds until the symbol
lights up; an acoustic signal
confirms activation.
To deactivate the function, carry out the same procedure until the symbol goes off.
Note: This function does not disconnect the power to the appliance, ice-maker or light, but simply
deactivates the dispenser levers.
Fast freezing
This function must be activated before freezing fresh food. To activate the function, press the
button
until the fast freeze symbol appears. The function is automatically deactivated after 24 hours, or manually
by pressing again the button.
Vacation
This function deactivates the refrigerator compartment if the user is going away for sometime.
This function can be activated or deactivated by pressing the
button: The relevant icon will come on
and the displayed temperature of the refrigerator compartment will be replaced by a dash. To reactivate
the refrigerator compartment, repeat the operation.
After activating the function, remove perishable food from the refrigerator compartment and keep the
door closed, since the refrigerator maintains an adequate temperature for preventing the formation of
odours.
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USING THE ICE AND WATER DISPENSER
First use
When the ice and water dispenser is used for the first time, the first ice cubes and water coming out of
the dispenser may have an unpleasant taste and should therefore be discarded.
Ice Mode
The function is activated when the symbol is lit.
Press the ice mode button to select the symbol corresponding to the type of ice required (cubes or
crushed); the symbol will light up.
To dispense ice:
1. Press the ice mode button and select the required type of ice.
2. Press a rigid glass against the ice dispenser lever. Hold the glass close to the dispenser opening so that
ice does not fall outside of the glass.
3. Press lightly on the lever to activate the ice dispenser. Pressing hard will not result in faster dispensing
or greater quantities.
4. To stop dispensing, remove the glass slowly so that ice does not fall outside the glass.
5. Do not use fragile glasses to dispense ice.
Water dispensing
To dispense water press a glass against the water dispenser lever, removing the glass to stop dispensing; at
the same time the light inside the dispenser comes on, and goes off when the lever is released.
It is not necessary to press hard on the levers to activate the dispenser. Pressing hard will not result in
faster dispensing or greater quantities.
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USING THE AUTOMATIC ICE-MAKER
After switching on the refrigerator, it usually takes overnight for the
first ice cubes to form. When selecting crushed ice, the cubes are
crushed just before being dispensed, therefore the crushed ice may
come out with a slight delay. Noise from the ice crusher is normal,
and pieces of ice may vary in size. When changing from crushed ice
to ice cubes, a small amount of crushed ice may come out together
with the first cubes.
Normal ice production consists of about 12 to 14 batches of ice
cubes in a 24-hour period. The quantity and size of the ice cubes
depend on the mains water pressure. Ice cubes production can be
increased by decreasing the temperature on the freezer
compartment.
Recommendations for the use of the automatic ice maker.
When the door of the freezer compartment is open, ensure that the
small flap, which functions as a sensor to stop the distribution of ice
from the automatic ice maker to the ice container located on the
inner door is not obstructed.
To remove and replace the ice container
1. Insert your fingers in the opening at the bottom of the container
and place your thumb on the release button.
2. Holding the base of the container with both hands, press the
release button, lift the container upwards and remove.
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To replace the ice container in its place, place it on its support
attached to the inner door and lower in position.
Note: Large amounts of ice cubes should be taken directly from the
bucket, and not from the dispenser.
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CHANGING A WATER FILTER CARTRIDGE
1. Locate the water filter cartridge cap below the freezer
compartment door. Rotate the cap counterclockwise to a vertical
position and pull the cap and filter cartridge out through the base
grille.
Note: Since there is water in the cartridge, some spilling may
occur.
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2. Remove the cartridge cap by sliding it off the end of the old
cartridge. DO NOT DISCARD THE CAP.
3. Take the new cartridge out of its packaging and remove the
protective cover from the o-rings.
4. Slide the cartridge cap onto the new cartridge as shown.
5. With cartridge cap in the vertical position, push the new filter
cartridge into the base grille until it stops. Rotate the cartridge cap
clockwise to a horizontal position.
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6. RUN WATER THROUGH THE DISPENSER UNTIL THE
WATER RUNS CLEAR (about 9-14 litres or 6-7 minutes). This will
clean the system and clear air from the lines.
Note: as air is cleared from the system, water may spurt out of
the dispenser.
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Ordering replacement filters
To order more water filter cartridges, please contact your aftersales service.
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
Before contacting the After-sales Service...
Operation problems are often due to minor causes that can be found and fixed without using any tools.
Noises from the appliance are normal, since the fans and compressors for controlling its operation switch
on and off automatically.
Some noises can be reduced by:
• levelling the appliance and installing it on a flat surface
• separating and preventing contact of the appliance with the cabinets
• making sure the inside parts are correctly positioned
• making sure the bottles and containers are not touching each other.
Some possible operation noises:
• hissing when the appliance is switched on the first time or after a long period.
• gurgling when the refrigerant enters the pipes.
• humming when the water valve or fan are activated.
• rattling when the compressor starts up or when the ice drips in the bucket.
• a sudden thud when the compressor starts up or stops.
When you hear these noises...
...your appliance is alive!!!
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
The appliance does not work:
• Is the power cable plugged into a socket powered with the right voltage?
• Have you checked the protection devices and fuses of your home’s electrical system?
The motor seems to run too much:
• Is the condenser free of dust and fluff?
• Are the doors properly closed?
• Are the door seals intact?
• On hot days or when the room is warm, it is normal for the motor to run longer.
• If the appliance door has been left open for a long time or if large amounts of food have been
introduced, the motor will run longer in order to cool the inside of the appliance.
If moisture has accumulated:
• Make sure the air ducts inside the compartment are not blocked and thus preventing the circulation of
air.
• Make sure food is properly packaged. Dry any wet food containers before placing them in the
appliance.
• Make sure the doors are not opened too frequently. When the door is opened, the moisture contained
in the room air enters the appliance. The more often the door is opened, the faster moisture
accumulates, especially if the room itself is very humid.
• If the room is very humid, it is normal for moisture to accumulate inside the appliance.
If there is water in the defrost pan:
• This is normal in hot and humid weather. The pan can even be half full. Make sure the refrigerator is
level so that water does not spill from the pan.
If
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the appliance temperature is too high:
Are the appliance controls correctly adjusted?
Has a large amount of food been placed in the appliance?
Make sure the doors are not opened too frequently and check that the doors close properly.
Make sure the air ducts inside the compartment are not blocked and thus preventing the circulation of
cold air.
If the area in contact with the seal is hot to the touch:
• This is normal in hot weather and when the compressor is working.
If
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the doors do not open and close properly:
Make sure no food packages are blocking the door.
Make sure the inside parts or the automatic ice-maker are not incorrectly positioned.
Make sure the door seals are not dirty or sticky.
Make sure the appliance is level.
If
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the light does not work:
Have you checked the protection devices and fuses of your home’s electrical system?
Is the power cable plugged into a socket powered with the right voltage?
Is the lamp burnt?
If
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the automatic ice-maker does not work:
Has the freezer had enough time to become cold? With a new appliance this may take overnight.
Is the automatic ice-maker ON/OFF button set to ON?
Is water reaching the automatic ice-maker? Is the water cock open? The filter may be clogged or not
correctly installed. Firstly, check the filter installation instructions to make sure the filter is correctly
fitted and not clogged. If installation or clogging is not the problem, call qualified personnel or a
technician.
If the dispenser does not work:
• Is the freezer compartment door closed?
• Is the ice bucket correctly installed?
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
If the ice dispenser stops working:
• Are the ice cubes stuck because the ice dispenser has not been used for some time? Shake the ice
bucket to separate the cubes and increase the holding capacity. It is advisable to throw away the old ice
cubes and make new ice.
• Has the ice dispenser lever been pressed for too long? Wait about 3 minutes for the dispenser motor to
reset.
If the ice has an unpleasant smell or taste:
• Has the ice absorbed bad odours? Is the quality of the water good? Water containing minerals may
require a filter.
• Is the food properly covered?
• Is the ice bucket/freezer compartment clean? Follow the instructions for the correct ice dispenser water
supply.
• Are the pipes correctly connected to the ice dispenser? The first ice cubes coming out of the dispenser
may have an unpleasant taste, therefore it is advisable to discard them and make new ice cubes.
If the dispenser does not dispense ice when the lever is pressed:
• Change the ice selection from cubes to crushed ice, or vice versa, in order to remove any ice blocks. If
the dispenser still does not dispense ice, wait a couple of minutes and repeat the operation.
If the dispenser does not dispense water when the lever is pressed:
• During the first delivery, there will be a delay of 15 to 20 seconds due to the system needing to fill with
water.
• If the appliance is kept at very cold temperatures and the meat drawer temperature control shutter is
open, water delivery might be temporarily interrupted. Closing the shutter will cause water delivery to
recommence within the next 12 hours.
If there is condensate in the ice and water dispenser:
• Press the corresponding button (marked with A in the figure) to
activate the anticondensate function.
Automatic ice-maker noises:
Since the appliance is equipped with an automatic ice-maker, you may
hear a humming sound (coming from the water valve), water trickling
and the sound of ice falling into the bucket.
Blown lamp:
1. Always unplug the appliance.
2. Refer to chapter “Maintenance and Cleaning”
AFTER-SALES SERVICE
Before contacting the After-sales Service:
Switch the appliance on again to see if the
problem has been solved. If it has not, switch off
the appliance again and repeat the operation
after one hour. If your appliance still does not
work properly after carrying out the checks
listed in the troubleshooting guide and switching
the appliance on again, contact the After-sales
Service, clearly explaining the problem and
specifying:
• the type and serial number of the appliance
(given on the rating plate).
• the type of fault.
• the model.
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• the Service number (the number after the
word SERVICE on the rating plate inside the
appliance).
• your full address
• your telephone number and area code.
Note:
If removal of appliance door is carried out
by the After-sales Service it is not covered
by the warranty.
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ELECTRICAL CONNECTION FOR GREAT
BRITAIN AND IRELAND ONLY
Warning - this appliance must be earthed
Fuse replacement
If the mains lead of this appliance is fitted with a BS 1363A
13amp fused plug, to change a fuse in this type of plug use an
A.S.T.A. approved fuse to BS 1362 type and proceed as
follows:
1. Remove the fuse cover (A) and fuse (B).
2. Fit replacement 13A fuse into fuse cover.
3. Refit both into plug.
Important:
The fuse cover must be refitted when changing a fuse and if the fuse cover is lost the plug must not be
used until a correct replacement is fitted.
Correct replacement are identified by the colour insert or the colour embossed in words on the base of
the plug.
Replacement fuse covers are available from your local electrical store.
For the Republic of Ireland only
The information given in respect of Great Britain will frequently apply, but a third type of plug and socket
is also used, the 2-pin, side earth type.
Socket outlet / plug (valid for both countries)
If the fitted plug is not suitable for your socket outlet, please contact After-sales Service for further
instruction. Please do not attempt to change plug yourself. This procedure needs to be carried out by a
qualified technician in compliance with the manufactures instructions and current standard safety
regulations.
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