Instruction Manual - Hoover Service Reviews

HHI 694
Montage- und Gebrauchsanweisung
Instruction on mounting and use
Prescriptions de montage et mode d’emploi
Istruzioni di montaggio e d'uso
Montaje y modo de empleo
Instruções para montagem e utilização
Instruction on mounting and use
Consult the designs in the front pages referenced in the text
by alphabet letters.
Closely follow the instructions set out in this manual. All
responsibility, for any eventual inconveniences, damages or
fires caused by not complying with the instructions in this
manual, is declined.
wall/ceiling. The wall/ceiling must be strong enough to take
the weight of the hood. Do not tile, grout or silicone this
appliance to the wall. Surface mounting only.
For transportation reasons the upper flue and the lattice girder
are temporarily fixed together with two screws A (fig. 5).
These must be removed and conserved.
Attention! This product envisages a series of installation
operations involving special electric cable connections.
Always check during installation that the passage of these
cables avoids any possible damage to them:
1. Before attaching the hood to the ceiling you need to
decide whether to use the hood in the filtering or suction
The following operations need to be carried out if you
choose the filtering version:
Mount one of the supplied connection rings on deflector F
(Fig. 6) (in any case, the one without non-return fumes
valve, when this is supplied) with two screws.
Note: Mount the connection ring so that the circular hole
is central with respect to the deflector.
Mount deflector F on the upper brackets of the lattice
girder with 4 screws.
2. Remove the 2 C screws (Fig. 1) that temporarily fix the
two parts of the lattice girder together.
Adjust the extension of lattice girder “L”, according to the
following formula:
L = h - (d+44cm)
L= lattice girder extension,
h = distance between the ceiling and the support
surfaces of the cooking device containers.
d= distance between the lower park of the hood and the
support surfaces of the cooking device containers.
Fix the lattice girder with the 8 D screws (Fig. 1).
3. Place supplied template E (Fig. 1) onto the ceiling and
make the holes indicated and also prepare the area for
electrical connection.
The side with the arrow on the template corresponds to
the front part of the hood (commands side).
For the suction version only: make the outlet for the
discharge tube and install a tube of sufficient length to
reach the connection ring on the hood motor, when this is
Insert 4 dowels.
4. Mount the lattice girder onto the ceiling and fix with 4
screws and washers I (Fig. 1).
Attention! The lattice girder has a side: the front is the
part without the hooking fold (see also Fig. 1).
5. Mount the B connection ring (Fig. 1), with the non-return
fumes valve (when supplied) onto the motor housing with
two screws.
Note: Mount the connection ring so that the circular hole
The hood is designed to be used either for exhausting or filter
Ducting version
The hood is equipped with a top air outlet B for discharge of
fumes to the outside (exhaust pipe and pipe fixing clamps not
provided). Filter version
Should it not be possible to discharge cooking fumes and
vapour to the outside, the hood can be used in the filter
version, fitting an activated carbon filter and the deflector F
on the support (bracket) G, fumes and vapours are recycled
through the top grille H by means of an exhaust pipe
connected to the top air outlet B and the connection ring
mounted on the deflector F (exhaust pipe and pipe fixing
clamps not provided).
To switch from “Vented” to “Ventless” operation, contact your
retailer or the manufacturer for the relevant assembly kit.
The models with no suction motor only operate in ducting
mode, and must be connected to an external suction device
(not supplied).
The minimum distance between the supporting surface for the
cooking vessels on the hob and the lowest part of the range
hood must be not less than 60cm from electric cookers and
65cm from gas or mixed cookers.
If the instructions for installation for the gas hob specify a
greater distance, this must be adhered to.
Electrical connection
The electrical tension must correspond to the tension noted on
the label placed inside the cooker hood. Connect the electrical
plug, where provided, to the an easily accessible outlet in
conformity with local standards in force. Where an electrical
plug is not provided (for direct connection to electrical
network) or is not easily accessible, place a standards
approved bipolar switch that provide full disconnection under
overvoltage category III conditions, in accordance with the
wiring rules.
Attention: substituting the supply cable must be carried out
by the authorised technical assistance service.
Expansion wall plugs are provided to secure the hood to most
types of walls/ceilings. However, a qualified technician must
verify suitability of the materials in accordance with the type of
is central with respect to the motor housing.
Filtering version only: install a section of a tube, long
enough to reach the connection ring on the motor
housing (Fig.1), onto the F deflector.
Mount motor housing J (Fig. 1) to the lattice girder with 4
large S screws (Fig. 3) so that the side with the electronic
and connection boxes are on the front part.
Connect the discharge tube.
Fix bracket K (Fig. 3-Fig. 4-Fig. 4.1), which supports the
electronic box and the connection box, to the motor
housing with 2 screws.
Insert the M commands box into apposite N sealing rail
(Fig. 4.2 – Fig. 4.3).
Note! The drawing shows a type of commands box. This
can be equipped with a number of different keys and leds
depending on the model possessed.
Connect to the domestic electric power.
Mount upper flue O onto the lattice girder with the 2 A
screws (Fig. 5).
Note: the upper flue is reversible. It is possible to install it
with air exit slit H (Fig. 5) upward (filtering version) or
downward (suction version) so as to be hidden when the
lower flue is mounted (in this case, however, the total
extension of the flues will be reduced).
Attention! Insert the flue carefully so as to avoid
damaging the electric cables and the commands box.
Mount lower flue P and fix it to the lower part of the motor
housing with two screws Q (Fig. 5)
Note: Do not tighten completely!
Attention! Insert the flue carefully so as not to avoid
damaging the electric cables and the commands box.
Mount spacer ring S (Fig. 5) or the mantel, when
Tighten screws Q (Fig. 5) with decision.
Remove the carbon filter holding frame and tighten
internal screw R (Fig. 4.3) that adjusts the position of the
commands box so that the keys extrude from the flue.
Block the position tightening the lock nut on the screw.
Remove central screw T (Fig. 5), placed between the
bulbs, temporarily and fix filter holder mask U (Fig. 5)
with it.
Motor OFF button
ON button and motor speed selection button 1 - 2 - 3 - 1 2-....
Speed 1 LED
Speed 2 LED and metal grease filter saturation LED (in
this latter case, the LED will flash - See instructions on
grease filter cleaning).
Once the grease filters have been cleaned, press button
1 for about 3 seconds until you hear the acoustic signal
(beep): the LED 4 will now stop flashing.
Speed 3 LED and active carbon filter saturation LED (in
this latter case, the LED will flash - See instructions on
active carbon filter replacement).
Once you have replaced the charcoal filter, press button
1 for about 3 seconds until you hear the acoustic signal
(beep). LED 5 will now stop flashing.
The active carbon filter saturation LED is not activated.
In order to activate the active carbon filter saturation
indicator, press buttons 2 and 7 simultaneously for 3
seconds. Initially, only LED 4 will flash, then after the 3
seconds have passed, LED 5 will also start flashing,
indicating that the active carbon filter saturation control
system is active.
To switch off the system, re-press the same two buttons:
after 3 seconds LED 5 will stop flashing and the device
will be switched off.
Intensive speed LED
Intensive speed ON switch
This speed should be used when the concentration of
cooking fumes or odours is particularly strong (for
example when frying, cooking fish etc.).
The fast speed will run for about 5 minutes and then
return to the speed previously set automatically (1, 2 or
3), or switch off if no speed was selected.
To turn off the fast speed, before the end of the 5
minutes, press button 1 or button 2.
OFF lamp button
ON lamp button
If the hood fails to operate correctly, briefly disconnect it
from the mains power supply for almost 5 sec. by pulling
out the plug. Then plug it in again and try once more
before contacting the Technical Assistance Service.
Use the high suction speed in cases of concentrated kitchen
vapours. It is recommended that the cooker hood suction is
switched on for 5 minutes prior to cooking and to leave in
operation during cooking and for another 15 minutes
approximately after terminating cooking.
Model with button panel
Functioning - 5-key electronic model
1 2 3
A. on/off light switch
B. on/off aspiration switch and minimum power selection
B+C. medium power selection aspiration switch
B+D. maximum power selection aspiration switch
E. operating gauge (foreseen in the model with round buttons)
2 3 4
5 6 7
Only use halogen bulbs of 20W max (G4), making sure
you do not touch them with your hands.
3. Refit the lamp cover.
If the lights do not work, make sure that the lamps are fitted
properly into their housings before you call for technical
Before performing any maintenance operation, isolate the
hood from the electrical supply by switching off at the
connector and removing the connector fuse.
Or if the appliance has been connected through a plug and
socket, then the plug must be removed from the socket.
Never use the hood without the grill mounted!
The hood must NEVER be used as a support unless
expressly indicated.
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.
The premises must have sufficient ventilation when the
kitchen hood is used at the same time as other
apparatuses fuelled by gas or other fuels.
The sucked air must not be conveyed in a conduit used
for discharging fumes produced by apparatuses fuelled
by gas or other fuels.
Cooking food on the flame under the hood is severely
The use of open flame damages the filters and can cause a
fire; it must therefore be avoided in any case.
Frying must be carried out under control in order to prevent
overheated oil catching fire.
Keep strictly to the regulations envisaged by the competent
local authority as far as the technical and safety measures to
adopt for discharging fumes are concerned.
The hood is to be cleaned frequently both internally and
Failure to observe the regulations about cleaning the hood
and substituting and cleaning the filters can lead to the risk of
Any responsibility is declined for possible inconveniences,
damage or fire caused to the apparatus deriving from failure to
observe the instructions shown in this manual.
This appliance is marked according to the European directive
2002/96/EC on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment
(WEEE). By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you
will help prevent potential negative consequences for the
environment and human health, which could otherwise be
caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product.
The cooker hood should be cleaned regularly (at least with the
same frequency with which you carry out maintenance of the
fat filters) internally and externally. Clean using the cloth
dampened with neutral liquid detergent. Do not use abrasive
Grease filter
Fig. 5
This must be cleaned once a month (or when the filter
saturation indication system – if envisaged on the model in
possession – indicates this necessity) using non aggressive
detergents, either by hand or in the dishwasher, which must
be set to a low temperature and a short cycle.
When washed in a dishwasher, the grease filter may discolour
slightly, but this does not affect its filtering capacity.
Remove the stainless steel grid “U”, by unscrewing knob “T”.
Charcoal filter (filter version only)
Fig. 7
It absorbs unpleasant odours caused by cooking.
The charcoal filter can be washed once every two months (or
when the filter saturation indication system – if envisaged on
the model in possession – indicates this necessity) using hot
water and a suitable detergent, or in a dishwasher at 65°C (if
the dishwasher is used, select the full cycle function and leave
dishes out).
Eliminate excess water without damaging the filter, then
remove the mattress located inside the plastic frame and put it
in the oven for 10 minutes at 100° C to dry completely.
Replace the mattress every 3 years and when the cloth is
Remove the filter holder frame by turning the knobs (g) 90°
that affix the chimney to the cooker hood.
Insert the pad (i) of activated carbon into the frame (h) and fit
the whole back into its housing (j).
It is possible to use a traditional carbon filter, neither
washable nor regenerable, to be replaced every 3 - 4 months.
The filter holder frame of the carbon filter is welded together;
the eventual frame supplied with the hood is not, therefore, to
be used.
Insert it into its housing and fix it turning the 2 plastic knobs.
on the product, or on the documents
The symbol
accompanying the product, indicates that this appliance may
not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed
over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of
electrical and electronic equipment. Disposal must be carried
out in accordance with local environmental regulations for
waste disposal.
For more detailed information about treatment, recovery and
recycling of this product, please contact your local city office,
your household waste disposal service or the shop where you
purchased the product.
Replacing lamps
Fig. 2
Disconnect the hood from the electricity.
Warning! Prior to touching the light bulbs ensure they are
cooled down.
1. Unscrew the lamp cover.
2. Replace the damaged light bulb.
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