Operating instructions 041115 7082818 - 01

Operating instructions
Combined fridge-freezer
7082818 - 01
CUP(esf)(sl)2901/CUP(sl)3221 ... 1
Appliance at a glance
Appliance at a glance............................................
Description of appliance and equipment..................
Appliance range of use.............................................
Installation dimensions.............................................
Saving energy..........................................................
General safety information...................................
Controls and displays...........................................
Operating controls....................................................
Putting into operation............................................
Transporting the appliance.......................................
Installing the appliance.............................................
Changing over the door hinges................................
Insertion into a row of kitchen units...........................
Disposing of packaging............................................
Connecting the appliance.........................................
Switching on the appliance.......................................
Refrigerator compartment........................................
Freezer compartment...............................................
Manual defrosting.....................................................
Cleaning the appliance.............................................
Changing the interior light.........................................
Customer service.....................................................
Malfunctions........................................................... 11
Decommissioning.................................................. 12
Switching off the appliance....................................... 12
Taking the appliance out of service.......................... 12
Disposing of the appliance................................... 12
The manufacturer works constantly on the further development
of all the types and models. Therefore please understand that
we have to reserve the right to make design, equipment and
technical modifications.
To get to know all the benefits of your new appliance, please
read the information contained in these instructions carefully.
The instructions apply to several models. Differences may
occur. Text relating only to specific appliances is marked with
an asterisk (*).
Instructions for action are marked with a
action are marked with a .
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1 Appliance at a glance
1.1 Description of appliance and equipment
u Place food inside the appliance as shown in the diagram.
This allows the appliance to save energy during operation.
u Shelves, drawers and baskets are arranged for optimum
energy efficiency on delivery.
Fig. 1
(1) Adjustable shelves
(2) Egg tray
(3) Butter shelf
(4) Adjustable door shelf
(5) On/Off and temperature
controller and interior
(6) Defrost water drain
(7) Bottle rack
(8) Coldest area in the
refrigerator compartment, for sensitive and
perishable foodstuffs
(9) Adjustable bottle and jar
(10) Vegetable, salad and fruit
(11) Type plate
(12) Information system
(13) Deep freezer drawers
(14) Adjustable feet at the
front, castors for transport
at the rear
(15) Ice cube tray
1.2 Appliance range of use
Intended use
The appliance is only suitable for refrigerating
food in a domestic or domestic-like environment. This includes, for example, using
- in staff kitchens, bed and breakfast establishments,
- by guests in country houses, hotels, motels
and other accommodation,
- for catering and similar services in the wholesale trade.
All other types of use are not permitted.
Foreseeable misuse
The following applications are expressly
* Depending on model and options
General safety information
- Storing and refrigerating medicines, blood
plasma, laboratory preparations or similar
substances and products based on the
Medical Device Directive 2007/47/EC
- Use in areas at risk of explosions
Misusing the appliance may lead to damage to
the goods stored or they may spoil.
Climate classifications
Depending on the climate classification the
appliance is designed to operate in restricted
ambient temperatures. The climate classification applying to your appliance is printed on the
rating plate.
1.4 Installation dimensions
uKeep to the specified ambient temperatures
in order to guarantee that the appliance works
Climate classification
for ambient temperatures of
10 °C to 32 °C
16 °C to 32 °C
16 °C to 38 °C
16 °C to 43 °C
1.3 Conformity
The refrigerant circuit is tested for leakage. The appliance
complies with the relevant safety regulations and EC Directives
2006/95/EC, 2004/108/EC, 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU.
Note for test institutions:
Tests are to be carried out according to the applicable
standards and guidelines.
Preparation and testing of the appliances must be carried
out taking the manufacturer's loading plans and the
notes in the operating manual into account.
Fig. 2
CUP(esf) (sl) 1623 600 606 637 1179x 629x 660x 613x
CUP(sl) 3221 1817 600 606 637 1179x 629x 660x 613x
x For appliances supplied with wall spacers, the measurement
increases by 35 mm (see 4.2) .
1.5 Saving energy
- Pay attention to good ventilation. Do not cover ventilation
holes or grids.
- Do not install the appliance in direct sunlight, next to an
oven, radiator or similar.
- Energy consumption depends on the installation conditions,
e.g. the ambient temperature (see 1.2) .
- Open the appliance for as short a time as possible.
- The lower the temperature is set the higher the energy
- Sort food before arranging (see Appliance at a glance).
- Store all food well packaged and covered. A build up of frost
is avoided.
- Only take food out for as long as necessary so that it doesn’t
warm up too much.
- Inserting hot food: let it cool to room temperature first.
- Thaw frozen food in the refrigerator.
- If there is a thick layer of frost in the appliance: defrost the
Dust deposits increase energy consumption:
- For refrigerators with heat exchangers
dust the metal grid on the back of the
appliance once a year.
2 General safety information
Danger for the user:
- This appliance can be used by children of 8
years old and over, and also by persons with
restricted physical, sensory or mental
* Depending on model and options
General safety information
capacity or lack of experience and knowledge, if they are supervised or have been
instructed on safe use of the appliance and
understand the resulting risks. Children must
not be allowed to play with the appliance.
Cleaning and user maintenance must not be
carried out by children without supervision.
- When disconnecting the appliance from the
supply, always take hold of the plug. Do not
pull the cable.
- In the event of a fault pull out the mains plug
or deactivate the fuse.
- Do not damage the mains power cable. Do
not operate the appliance with a defective
mains power cable.
- Have any repairs to or intervention in the
appliance, and any change of the mains
power cable, carried out by the customer
service only or by other specialised personnel
trained for the purpose.
- Only assemble, connect and dispose of the
appliance according to the instructions.
- Please keep these instructions in a safe place
and pass them on to any subsequent owners.
- Special-purpose lamps (incandescent lamps,
LEDs, fluorescent tubes) in the appliance
serve to illuminate the appliance interior and
are not suited for room illumination.
Fire hazard:
- The refrigerant R 600a is environmentally
friendly but flammable. Escaping refrigerant
may ignite.
• Do not damage the refrigerant circuit pipes.
• Do not allow naked flames or ignition
sources to enter the appliance.
• Do not use any electrical appliances in the
interior (e.g. steam cleaners, heaters, ice
cream maker etc.).
• If refrigerant escapes: remove any naked
flames or sources of ignition from the
leakage area. Ventilate the room well.
Notify the after-sales service.
- Do not store explosives or sprays using
combustible propellants such as butane,
propane, pentane, etc. in the appliance. To
identify these spray cans, look for the list of
contents printed on the can, or a flame
symbol. Gases possibly escaping may ignite
due to electrical components.
- Keep burning candles, lamps and other items
with naked flames away from the appliance
so that they do not set the appliance on fire.
- Please be sure to store alcoholic drinks or
other packaging containing alcohol in tightly
closed containers. Any alcohol that leaks out
may be ignited by electrical components.
Danger of tipping and falling:
- Do not misuse the plinth, drawers, doors etc.
as a step or for support. This applies particularly to children.
Danger of food poisoning:
- Do not consume food which has been stored
too long.
Danger of frostbite, numbness and pain:
- Avoid lasting skin contact with cold surfaces
or refrigerated/frozen food or take protective
steps, e.g. wear gloves. Do not consume ice
cream, water ice or ice cubes immediately
and do not consume them too cold.
Danger of injury and damage:
- Hot steam can lead to injury. Do not use electrical heating or steam cleaning equipment,
open flames or defrosting sprays to defrost.
- Do not use sharp implements to remove the
Danger of crushing:
- Do not hold the hinge when opening and
closing the door. Fingers may get caught.
Symbols on the appliance:
The symbol can be located on the compressor. It
refers to the oil in the compressor and indicates
the following danger: Swallowing or inhaling can
be fatal. This is only relevant for recycling. There
is no danger in normal operation.
Please observe the specific information in
the other sections:
identifies a situation involving direct
danger which, if not obviated, may
result in death or severe bodily
identifies a dangerous situation
which, if not obviated, may result in
death or severe bodily injury.
identifies a dangerous situation
which, if not obviated, may result in
minor or medium bodily injury.
identifies a dangerous situation
which, if not obviated, may result in
damage to property.
identifies useful information and tips.
* Depending on model and options
Controls and displays
3 Controls and displays
3.1 Operating controls
Blocked ventilation openings pose a risk of fire and damage!
u Always keep the ventilation openings clear. Always ensure
that the appliance is properly ventilated!
Risk of damage due to condensate!
u Do not install the appliance directly alongside a further
q In the event that the appliance is damaged, contact the
(1) Temperature controller
Fig. 3
(2) Cool-Plus switch
4 Putting into operation
4.1 Transporting the appliance
Risk of injury and danger of damage as a result of incorrect
u Transport the appliance in a packed condition.
u Transport the appliance upright.
u Do not transport the appliance without assistance.
4.2 Installing the appliance
Fire hazard due to dampness!
If live parts or the mains lead become damp this may cause
short circuits.
u The appliance is designed for use in enclosed areas. Do not
operate the appliance outdoors or in areas where it is
exposed to splash water or damp conditions.
Risk of fire due to short circuit!
If the mains cable/connector of the appliance or of another
appliance touch the rear of the appliance, the mains cable/
connector may be damaged by the appliance vibrations,
leading to a short circuit.
u Stand the appliance so that it is not touched by connectors
or main cables.
u Do not plug the appliance or any others into sockets located
near the rear of the appliance.
Fire hazard due to refrigerant!
The refrigerant R 600a is environmentally friendly but flammable. Escaping refrigerant may ignite.
u Do not damage the piping of the refrigeration circuit.
Fire hazard and danger of damage!
u Do not place appliances emitting heat e.g. microwaves,
toasters etc. on the appliance!
* Depending on model and options
supplier immediately before connecting to the mains.
q The floor at the site must be flat and level.
q Do not install the appliance in a location where it is exposed
to direct radiation of the sun, next to a cooker, heater and
q Always stand the appliance backed directly to the wall using
the enclosed wall spacers (see below).
q The appliance may be moved only when it is empty.
q Do not install the appliance without assistance.
q The more R 600a refrigerant there is in the appliance, the
larger the room in which the appliance is standing needs to
be. In rooms that are too small, a flammable mix of gas and
air may be created if there is a leak. According to the EN
378 standard, every 11 g of R 600a refrigerant requires at
least 1 m3 space in the room for the appliance. The amount
of refrigerant in your appliance is on the type plate inside the
u Detach the connecting cable from the rear of the appliance,
removing the cable holder at the same time because otherwise there will be vibratory noise!
u Remove the protective film from the outside of the appliance.*
u Remove the protective film from the decorative trims.
u Remove all transit supports.
The spacers supplied with some appliances must be used to
achieve the stated energy consumption. These will extend the
depth of the appliance by approx. 35 mm. The appliance is fully
functional if the spacers are not used, but does have a slightly
higher energy consumption.
u In the case of an appliance with
enclosed wall spacers, mount the
wall spacers on the back of the
appliance at the top left and right.
u Dispose of packaging material (see 4.5) .
u Align the appliance so that it
stands firmly and on a level by
applying the accompanying
spanner to the adjustableheight feet (A) and using a
spirit level.
u Then support the door: Extend
the adjustable foot at the turn
hinge (B) until it rests on the
floor and then make a further
90° turn.
u Clean the appliance (see 6.2) .
Putting into operation
If the appliance is installed in a very damp environment,
condensate may form on the outside of the appliance.
u Always see to good ventilation at the installation site.
4.3.3 Transferring the middle bearing elements
4.3 Changing over the door hinges
You can change over the door hinges if necessary.
Ensure that the following tools are to hand:
q Torx® 25
q Torx® 15
q Screwdriver
q Cordless screwdriver, if necessary
q Second person for fitting work, if needed
4.3.1 Detaching the upper door
u Remove any food from the door racks before removing the
door, so that no food falls out.
Fig. 5
u Carefully detach the cover panel Fig. 5 (12).
u Turn the middle turn hinge Fig. 5 (13) with the washer
Fig. 5 (14) through 180° and screw it firmly into place on the
new hinge side (with 4 Nm).
u Turn the cover panel Fig. 5 (12) through 180° and snap it
into place again on the new handle side.
4.3.4 Transferring the lower bearing elements
Fig. 4
u Close the upper door.
u Pull off the cover Fig. 4 (1) forwards and upwards.
u Lift off the cover Fig. 4 (2).
Risk of injury if the door tips!
u Take good hold of the door.
u Set down the door carefully.
u Unscrew the upper turn hinge Fig. 4 (3)(2x Torx® 25)
Fig. 4 (4) and lift it off.
u Lift up the upper door and set it aside.
4.3.2 Detaching the lower door
u Close the lower door.
u Draw the middle bearing pin Fig. 5 (11) out of the turn hinge
and lower door.
u Remove the plastic cap Fig. 5 (10).
Risk of injury if the door tips!
u Take good hold of the door.
u Set down the door carefully.
u Open the lower door.
u Unscrew the middle turn hinge (2x Torx® 25). Fig. 5 (13)
u Lift up the door and set it aside.
Fig. 6
u Lift out the bearing pin Fig. 6 (22) together with washer
Fig. 6 (23) and foot Fig. 6 (24).
u Lift off the stopper Fig. 6 (21).
u Unscrew Fig. 6 (26) the turn hinge Fig. 6 (25).
u Unscrew Fig. 6 (29) the bearing element Fig. 6 (28), transfer
it to the opposite location hole of the turn hinge and screw it
firmly into place.
u Carefully lift off the cover on the handle side Fig. 6 (27) and
transfer it to the opposite side.
u Screw the turn hinge Fig. 6 (25) firmly into place on the new
hinge side, possibly using a cordless screwdriver (with
4 Nm).
u Re-insert the stopper Fig. 6 (21) into the other hole.
u Re-insert the bearing pin Fig. 6 (22) together with washer
and foot. In so doing, pay attention that the locating lug
points backwards
4.3.5 Transferring the handles
On both the upper and lower door:
* Depending on model and options
Putting into operation
u Transfer the spring clamp
Fig. 7 (31): Depress the
latch nose and pull the
spring clamp off over it.
u Slide the spring clamp
into place on the new
hinge side until it clicks
into place.
4.4 Insertion into a row of kitchen units
Fig. 7
Fig. 8
u Lift the stopper Fig. 8 (30) out of the door bearing bush and
transfer it.
u Detach door handle Fig. 8 (32), stopper Fig. 8 (33) and pressure plates Fig. 8 (34) and transfer to the opposite side.
u When fitting the pressure plates on the opposite side, make
sure they snap properly into place*
4.3.6 Fitting the lower door
u Place the lower door from above onto the lower bearing pin
Fig. 6 (22).
u Close the door.
u Place the plastic cap Fig. 5 (10) back onto the middle turn
hinge Fig. 5 (13).
u Place the middle bearing pin Fig. 5 (11) in the lower door, on
the new hinge side, through the middle turn hinge
Fig. 5 (13).
4.3.7 Fitting the upper door
u Place the upper door on the middle bearing pin Fig. 5 (11).
u Insert the upper turn hinge Fig. 4 (3) in the door on the new
hinge side.
u Screw the upper turn hinge firmly into place (with 4 Nm)
(2x Torx® 25) Fig. 4 (4). Possibly make preliminary holes
with a bradawl or use a cordless screwdriver.
u Apply the cover Fig. 4 (1) and cover Fig. 4 (2) to the opposite side from the outside and snap them into place.
4.3.8 Aligning the doors
u If necessary, align the doors to the appliance housing by
way of the two oblong holes in the bottom turn hinge
Fig. 6 (25) and middle turn hinge Fig. 5 (13). To do so,
unscrew the middle screw in the bottom turn hinge
Fig. 6 (25).
Risk of injury due to the door dropping out!
If the bearing parts are not screwed into place firmly enough,
the door may drop out. This may lead to severe injuries. What
is more, the door may not close and therefore the appliance
may fail to cool properly.
u Screw the turn hinges firmly into place with 4 Nm.
u Check all of the screws and retighten if necessary.
* Depending on model and options
(1) Stack cabinet
(2) Appliance
(3) Kitchen cabinet
(4) Wall
Fig. 9
x For appliances supplied with wall spacers, the measurement
increases by 35 mm (see 4.2) .
The appliance can be inserted into a row of kitchen units. To
match the appliance Fig. 9 (2) to the height of the row of units,
a suitable stack cabinet Fig. 9 (1) can be fitted above the appliance.
When installing with kitchen units (max. depth 580 mm), the
appliance can be positioned directly next to the kitchen cabinet
Fig. 9 (3). The appliance will project by 34 mmx at the sides and
50 mmx in the centre of the appliance in relation to the kitchen
cabinet front.
Ventilation requirements:
- At the back of the stack cabinet there has to be a ventilation
duct of at least 50 mm depth throughout the width of the
stack cabinet.
- The cross section of the ventilation gap below the ceiling
must be at least 300 cm2.
- the larger the ventilation space, the more energy-saving the
appliance is in operation.
If the appliance is installed with the hinges next to a wall
Fig. 9 (4), the distance between appliance and wall has to be at
least 40 mm. This corresponds to the projection of the handle
when the door is open.
4.5 Disposing of packaging
Danger of suffocation due to packing material and plastic film!
u Do not allow children to play with packing material.
The packaging is made of recyclable materials:
- corrugated board/cardboard
- expanded polystyrene parts
- polythene bags and sheets
- polypropylene straps
- nailed wooden frame with polyethylene panel*
u Take the packaging material to an official collecting point.
u Use the front area of the refrigerator compartment floor only
for briefly putting down cooled products, e.g. when rearranging and sorting. However do not leave cooled products
there otherwise they may be pushed back or tipped over
when the door is closed.
u Do not store food too close together to enable good air
u To safeguard bottles from tipping over: move the bottle
4.6 Connecting the appliance
5.1.2 Setting the temperature
Failure to connect properly
Damage to the electronics.
u Do not use a standalone inverter.
u Do not use an energy saving plug.
Failure to connect properly
u Do not use an extension cable.
u Do not use distributor blocks.
The type of current (alternating current) and voltage at the
installation site have to conform with the data on the type plate
(see Appliance at a glance).
The socket must be properly earthed and fused. The tripping
current for the fuse must be between 10 A and 16 A.
The socket must be easily accessible so that the appliance can
be quickly disconnected from the supply in an emergency. It
must be outside the area of the rear of the appliance.
u Check the electrical connection.
u Plug in the power plug.
4.7 Switching on the appliance
Put the appliance into operation about 2 hours before first
loading food to be frozen.
u Turn the temperature control Fig. 3 (1) to the right, from the
0 setting to point 3.
w The interior light is on.
5 Control
5.1 Refrigerator compartment
The temperature can be set between 1 (warmest temperature,
minimum cooling performance) and 7 (coldest temperature,
maximum cooling performance).
The middle control setting is recommended, then a middle
temperature of approx.5 °C is established in the refrigerator
To ensure ideal temperatures for storing frozen foods, a setting
of “4” to “7” on the temperature controller is recommended.
Selecting “7” makes it possible to achieve temperatures under
0 °C in the coldest part of the fridge compartment.
An average temperature of approx. –18 °C is then established
in the freezer compartment
u Turn the temperature control Fig. 3 (1).
The temperature depends on the following factors:
- the door opening frequency
- the room temperature at the site where the appliance is
- the type, temperature and quantity of frozen food
u Adjust the temperature as needed, using the control.
5.1.3 CoolPlus function
At low room temperatures of 18 °C or lower:
u Press the Cool-Plus switch Fig. 3 (2).
w The deep temperatures in the freezer compartment are
Once the room temperature is again higher than18 °C :
u Deactivate the Cool-Plus Fig. 3 (2) switch manually.
u At normal room temperatures, in excess of 18 °C, the CoolPlus switch should be turned off, as it is not required.
5.1.4 Shelves
Moving or removing shelves
The shelves have stops preventing them from being unintentionally pulled out.
The natural circulation of air in the refrigerator compartment
results in zones differing in temperature. It is coldest directly
above the vegetable drawers and at the rear wall. It is warmest
at the top front of the compartment and in the door.
5.1.1 Food refrigeration
u Store perishable food such as ready-to-serve dishes, meat
products and sausages in the coldest zone. Place butter
and preserves in the upper area and in the door (see Appliance at a glance).
u Use recyclable plastic, metal, aluminium and glass
containers and cling film for wrapping.
u Always store liquids and food which is subject to odour or
taste transfer in closed containers or cover them.
u Foods which give off a large amount of ethylene gas and
delicate foods, such as fruit, vegetables, salad, should
always be stored separately or wrapped so as not to reduce
the storage life; e.g. do not store tomatoes together with
kiwis or cabbage.
Fig. 10
u Lift the shelf slightly and pull forward a little.
u Adjust the height of the shelf. To do so, push the cut-outs
along the supports.
u In order to remove the shelf fully, place it at a slant and pull
out towards the front.
u Insert shelf with the raised edge pointing upwards at the
w The food does not freeze onto the rear wall.
* Depending on model and options
Dismantling shelves
u The shelves can be dismantled for cleaning.
5.2.1 Freezing food
The rating plate indicates the maximum quantity of fresh food
you can freeze within 24 hours (see Appliance at a glance)
under “Freezing capacity ... kg/24h”.
The maximum load of frozen food for the drawers is 25 kg each
and for the shelves 35 kg each.
5.1.5 Using the sectioned shelf
Risk of injury due to broken glass!
Bottles and cans containing drinks may burst when being
frozen. This applies particularly to sparkling drinks.
u Do not freeze bottles and cans containing drinks!
Fig. 11
u The glass shelf with stop face (2) has to be at the back.
u The glass plate (1) with pull-out stops must be at the front so
that the stops (3) face downwards.
Adjusting the height:
u Pull the glass plates out forwards one by one.
u Remove the support from the catch mechanism and click
into place at the required height.
Using both shelves:
u Lift the top glass plate and pull the bottom glass plate
5.1.6 Door racks
Moving the storage rack
u Remove storage rack according to
u 24 h before freezing food, set the temperature to a medium
to cold position.
u To switch on Cool-Plus: press Cool-Plus button. Fig. 3 (2)
w The freezer temperature drops, the appliance operates with
the maximum refrigerating capacity.
u Place wrapped food straight on the shelves and, once
frozen, put it into the drawers.
In order that the food is rapidly frozen through to the core, do
not exceed the following quantities per pack:
- Fruit, vegetables up to 1 kg
- Meat up to 2.5 kg
u Pack the food in portions in freezer bags, reusable plastic,
metal or aluminium containers.
u Spread the food over the shelf. Do not allow it to contact and
thaw items that are already frozen.
u Set the temperature back again 24 h after placing the food
If the room temperature is higher than 18 °C:
u switch off Cool-Plus: press Cool-Plus button Fig. 3 (2) .
5.2.2 Thawing food
Dismantling door racks
in the refrigerator compartment
in a microwave oven
in a conventional or fan oven
at room temperature
Remove only as much food as is required. Use thawed food
as quickly as possible.
u Food once thawed should be re-frozen only in exceptional
5.2.3 Drawers
u The door racks can be dismantled for cleaning.
5.1.7 Removing the bottle holder
u Remove the bottle holder according
to the illustration.
u To store frozen food directly on the shelves: pull the drawer
forwards and lift it out.
5.2.4 Shelves
u To remove the shelf: lift up at the front
and pull out.
u To put the shelf back: simply push in as
far as it will go.
5.2 Freezer compartment
You can store frozen food, make ice cubes and freeze fresh
food in the freezer compartment.
* Depending on model and options
5.2.5 VarioSpace
Apart from being able to remove
the drawers, you can also
remove the shelves, creating
space for large items of frozen
food. Poultry, meat, large pieces
of game and high bakery products can be frozen in one piece
and prepared.
u The maximum load of frozen
food for the drawers is 25 kg
each and for the shelves
35 kg each.
u The shelves can each be loaded with 35 kg of frozen food.
5.2.6 Information system
Defrosting is speeded up.
Leave the door of the appliance open while defrosting.
Remove detached pieces of ice.
If necessary, pick up defrost water several times, using a
sponge or cloth.
u Clean the appliance (see 6.2) and rub dry.
6.2 Cleaning the appliance
Risk of injury and damage as a result of hot steam!
Hot steam can lead to burns and can damage the surfaces.
u Do not use any steam cleaners!
Fig. 12
(1) Ready-made meals, ice
(4) Sausages, bread
(2) Pork, fish
(5) Game, mushrooms
(3) Fruit, vegetables
(6) Poultry, beef/veal
The figures indicate the storage time in months for several
types of frozen food in each case. Storage times given are
guide times.
6 Maintenance
6.1 Manual defrosting
Fridge compartment:
The refrigerator compartment is defrosted automatically.
The defrost water evaporates as a result of the heat of the
compressor. Drops of water on the rear wall are perfectly
u Regularly clean the drain opening to allow the water to flow
away (see 6.2) .
Freezer compartment:
A layer of frost or ice can build up in the freezer compartment
after a long period of operation.
The layer of frost or ice builds up faster if the appliance is
opened often or if the food is warm when placed inside.
However, a thick layer of ice will increase the appliance‘s
energy consumption. You should therefore defrost the appliance regularly.
Risk of injury and damage as a result of hot steam!
u Do not use electric heaters or steam cleaners, naked flames
or defrosting sprays for defrosting.
u Do not remove ice using sharp instruments.
u Switch off the appliance.
u Pull out the power plug or switch off the fuse.
u If possible, put the frozen goods in the freezer drawer,
wrapped in newspaper or a blanket, and store in a cool
u Place a pan with hot, not boiling
water on a middle shelf.
Incorrect cleaning damages the appliance!
u Do not use cleaning agents in concentrated form.
u Do not use any scouring or abrasive sponges or steel wool.
u Do not use any sharp or abrasive cleaning agents, nor any
that contain sand, chloride or acid.
u Do not use chemical solvents.
u Do not damage or remove the type plate on the inside of the
appliance. It is important for the customer service.
u Do not pull off, bend or damage cables or other components.
u Do not allow any cleaning water to enter the drain channel,
ventilation grille or electrical parts.
u Please use soft cleaning cloths and a universal pH-neutral
cleaning agent.
u Please use cleaning and care products suitable for contact
with foodstuffs in the appliance interior.
u Empty appliance.
u Pull out the power plug.
u Clean plastic outer and inner surfaces with lukewarm
water and a little washing-up liquid.
Risk of damage from stainless steel care products!
The stainless steel doors and stainless steel side panels
are treated with a premium surface finish.
Stainless steel care products attack these surfaces.
u Only use a soft, clean cloth to wipe down finished door
and side panel surfaces and painted door and side
panel surfaces. To remove heavy dirt, use a little water or
neutral detergent. Alternatively, you can use a micro-fibre
u Clean items of equipment by hand with lukewarm water
and a little washing-up liquid.
After cleaning:
u Wipe dry the appliance and items of equipment.
u Connect the appliance and switch it on again.
When the temperature is sufficiently cold:
u Put the food back inside.
* Depending on model and options
6.3 Changing the interior light
In the device, an LED lamp is used as standard illumination for
the interior space.
When an incandescent bulb is used:
q Use an incandescent lamp with max. 15 W and E14 socket.
q Power supply (AC) and voltage at the operating point must
comply with the details on the rating plate (see Appliance at
a glance).
When a LED is used:
q Use only the original LED lamp from the manufacturer. The
lamp can be obtained through customer service or a
specialist dealer (see 6.4) .
Risk of injury from LED light!
The light intensity of the LED lighting corresponds to laser
class 1/1M.
If the cover is removed:
u Do not look directly into the light at close quarters through
optical lenses. Doing so may damage your eyes.
Fire hazard from the LED light!
If different LED lights are used, there is a danger of overheating
or fire.
u Use the manufacturer's original LED light.
If the lamp is defective, exchange it as follows:
u Switch off the appliance.
u Pull out the power plug or switch
off the fuse.
u Take hold of the lamp cover.
u As shown in the diagram, press
open the lamp cover on the
inside at the front, and pull it off to
the side.
u Replace the lamp.
u Put on the lamp cover again and
snap it into place.
6.4 Customer service
First check whether you can correct the fault yourself by reference to the list (see Malfunction). If this is not the case, please
contact the customer service whose address is given in the
enclosed customer service list.
Risk of injury if repair work is not carried out professionally!
u Have any repairs and action - not expressly specified - on
the appliance and mains cable carried out by service
personnel only. (see Maintenance)
u Read the appliance
Fig. 13 (1), service
No. Fig. 13 (2) and
serial No. Fig. 13 (3)
off the type plate
located inside the
appliance on the lefthand side.
Fig. 13
u Notify the customer service, specifying the fault, appliance
designation Fig. 13 (1), service No. Fig. 13 (2) and serial No.
Fig. 13 (3).
w This will help us to provide you with a faster and more accurate service.
u Keep the appliance closed until the customer service
w The food will stay cool longer.
u Pull out the mains plug (not by pulling the connecting cable)
or switch off the fuse.
7 Malfunctions
Your appliance is designed and manufactured for a long life
span and reliable operation. If a malfunction nonetheless
occurs during operation, check whether it is due to a handling
error. In this case you will have to be charged for the costs
incurred, even during the warranty period. You may be able to
rectify the following faults yourself:
Appliance does not work.
→ The appliance is not switched on.
u Switch on the appliance.
→ The power plug is not properly inserted in the wall socket.
u Check power plug.
→ The fuse of the wall socket is not in order.
u Check fuse.
The compressor runs for a long time.
→ The compressor switches to a low speed when little cold is
needed. Although the running time is increased as a result,
energy is saved.
u This is normal in energy-saving models.
A LED on the bottom rear of the appliance (at the
compressor) flashes regularly every 15 seconds*.
→ The inverter is equipped with a diagnostic LED.
u The flashing is normal.
Excessive noise.
→ Due to the various speed steps, speed-regulated*
compressors can generate different running noises.
u The sound is normal.
A bubbling and gurgling noise.
→ This noise comes from the refrigerant flowing in the refrigeration circuit.
u The sound is normal.
A quiet clicking noise.
→ The noise is produced whenever the refrigeration unit
(motor) automatically switches on or off.
u The sound is normal.
A hum. It is briefly a little louder when the refrigeration
unit (the motor) switches on.
→ The refrigeration increases automatically when fresh food
has just been placed in the appliance or the door has been
left open for a while.
u The sound is normal.
→ The ambient temperature is too high.
u Solution: (see 1.2)
* Depending on model and options
Vibratory noise.
→ The appliance is not fixed to the ground. The running of the
cooling unit therefore makes objects and adjacent furniture
u Adjust appliance via the height-adjustable feet.
u Move bottles and containers apart.
The outer surfaces of the appliance are warm*.
→ The heat of the refrigeration circuit is used to prevent
condensate from forming.
u This is normal.
The temperature is not cold enough.
→ The door of the appliance is not properly closed.
u Close the door of the appliance.
→ Insufficient ventilation.
u Keep ventilation grille clear, and clean it.
→ The ambient temperature is too high.
u Solution: (see 1.2) .
→ The appliance was opened too frequently or for too long.
u Wait to see whether the appliance reaches the required
temperature by itself. If not, please contact the after sales
service (see Maintenance).
→ The appliance is too close to a source of heat (stove, heater
u Change the position of the appliance or the source of heat.
9 Disposing of the appliance
The appliance contains some reusable materials
and should be disposed of properly - not simply
with unsorted household refuse. Appliances which
are no longer needed must be disposed of in a
professional and appropriate way, in accordance
with the current local regulations and laws.
When disposing of the appliance, ensure that the refrigeration
circuit is not damaged to prevent uncontrolled escape of the
refrigerant it contains (data on type plate) and oil.
u Disable the appliance.
u Pull out the plug.
u Cut through the connecting cable.
The internal light does not come on.
→ The appliance is not switched on.
u Switch on the appliance.
→ The illuminant (delivery with LED illuminant) is defective.
Risk of injury from LED light!
The light intensity of the LED lighting corresponds to laser
class 1/1M.
If the cover is removed:
u Do not look directly into the light at close quarters through
optical lenses. Doing so may damage your eyes.
u Change the lighting (see Maintenance).
With an ambient temperature below 18 °C the device is
slightly warmed in places on the inner surface of the
fridge compartment's right side wall.
→ This is a necessary part of the function.
u This is normal.
8 Decommissioning
8.1 Switching off the appliance
u Turn temperature control Fig. 3 (1) to 0.
8.2 Taking the appliance out of service
Empty the appliance.
Switch off the appliance (see Decommissioning).
Remove mains connector.
Clean the appliance (see 6.2) .
u Leave the door open to prevent odour.
* Depending on model and options
Disposing of the appliance
* Depending on model and options
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