Operating Instructions
Dear customer,
To enable you to use your new FREEZER effectively and safely, please read this instruction
book carefully before you use the appliance, which contains important information for
installation, safe use and maintenance of this appliance. Please keep the book for future reference
and remember to pass it on to the new owner. The following symbols will be found in the book to
guide you through the instructions:
Guide to use the instruction book
Operating instructions
Tips and notes
Warnings are stressed with a warning triangle or with signal words (Warning!, Important!),
which are provided in the interest of your safety. Ensure that you understand them all before
installing and using this appliance.
Tips and notes will inform you with necessary knowledge of how to use the appliance
economically and environmentally.
Operating instructions presented in the section of “Trouble shooting” contain instructions
for correction of possible malfunctions by users.
Page No.
Important Safety Instructions .............................................................. 3
Installation Instructions........................................................................ 5
Description of the Appliance ................................................................ 6
Using Your Appliance ............................................................................ 7
Thermostat Control ............................................................................... 7
Door Reverse Instructions .................................................................... 8
Hints and Tips ...................................................................................... 10
Trouble Shooting ................................................................................. 11
Correct Positioning.............................................................................. 12
Important Safety Instructions
These warnings are provided in the interest of your safety. Ensure that you understand them
all before installing or using this appliance. Your safety is of paramount importance. If you
are still unsure about the meaning of these warnings, contact the supplier for assistance.
Intended use
The refrigerator is designed for domestic use only, in detail for storage of edible foods at low
temperature. If the refrigerator is used for other purposes such as commercial applications or
used incorrectly, the manufacturer accepts no liability for any damage that may occur.
Alterations or changes to the refrigerator are not permitted for reasons of safety.
Prior to initial start-up
Check the appliance for transport damage. Under no circumstances should a damaged
appliance be plugged in. In the event of serious damage, contact your supplier.
Refrigerant gas is contained within the refrigerant circuit of the appliance. Ensure that none of
the components of the refrigerant circuit becomes damaged during transportation and
If the refrigerant circuit should be damaged:
• Avoid opening near flames and sources of ignition.
• Thoroughly ventilate the room in which the appliance is situated.
Other warnings include:
WARNING — Keep ventilation openings, in the appliance enclosure or in the built-in
structure, clear of obstruction.
WARNING — Do not use mechanical devices or other means to accelerate the
defrosting process, other than those recommended by the manufacturer.
WARNING — Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
WARNING — Do not use electrical appliances inside the food storage compartments of
the recommended by the manufacturer.
WARNING — The appliance is not intended for use by young children without
WARNING — Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with
the appliance.
WARNING — When disposing of the appliance do so only at an authorized waste
disposal centre. Do not expose to flame.
WARNING — If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or
their service agent or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
Safety of children
Packaging (e.g. wraps, polystyrene) can be dangerous for children. There is a risk of suffocation!
Keep packaging materials away from children!
Remember to dispose the old appliance that is unusable. Pull out the mains plug, cut off the
mains cable, break or remove spring or bolt catches if fixed. And ensure that children cannot lock
themselves in the appliance when playing (there is risk of suffocation) or involve themselves in
other dangers, for children cannot recognize the hazard present in household appliances
themselves. Therefore, it is very important for parents to have adequate supervision in case
children play with the appliance!
Daily operation
Containers with flammable gases or liquids can leak at low temperatures. There is a risk of
explosion! Do not store any container with flammable materials such as spray cans in the
Do not operate any electrical appliance in the refrigerator (e.g. electric ice cream makers, mixers
Before cleaning the appliance, always switch off the appliance and unplug it, or put the house
fuse or switch off on the circuit breaker.
In case of malfunction
If a malfunction occurs, please look first in the “Trouble Shooting” section for help. If the
information given there does not help, ask your supplier for help. Under no circumstances should
you attempt to repair the appliance yourself, as repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may
cause injuries or serious malfunctions.
Installation Instructions
Installation Requirements
The appliance should be placed in a dry and well-ventilated room. As the performance and energy
consumption of the refrigerator can be affected by the ambient temperature, the following
instructions should be ensured:
-Do not expose the appliance to direct sunlight,
-Do not install the appliance close to radiators, cookers or other sources of heat,
-Place the appliance in a location where the ambient temperature corresponds to the climate
classification for which it is designed. You can find the climate classification on the
circuit-diagram-serial-plate located at the left-upper side of the appliance. The following table
shows this climate classification and its matching ambient temperature:
Climate classification
Ambient temperature
Your appliance will be heavy when loaded with foods and must therefore be placed on a strong
firm floor and ensure the power socket is accessible.
Ventilation Requirements
Ensure that the air can circulate freely around the cabinet. There should be 100mm between the
top of the appliance and any overhanging furniture, and a gap of 25mm on either side of the
Ensure that the appliance does not stand on the electrical supply cable. Parts that heat up should
not be exposed. Whenever possible the back of the appliance should be close to a wall but
remember to leave the suitable distance required for ventilation.
The appliance should be level in order to eliminate rocking. To make the appliance level, it
should be upright and both adjusters should be firmly contacted with the floor. You can also
adjust the level by screwing out the appropriate level adjuster at the front (use your fingers or a
suitable spanner), but much care should be taken when moving this appliance as it may be heavy.
Description of the Appliance
View of the appliance
1. Control panel 2. Ice tray (inside) 3. Upper drawer
5. Drawers
6. Drawers
7. Drawer
4. Air outlet
8. Drawer
9. Castors
10. Door
Due to the updated modifications of our products, your refrigerator may differ slightly from this
Instruction Manual, but the functions and using methods remain the same.
Freezer chamber
For freezing and storing frozen foods, etc.
Ice tray
For making ice, pour cool boiled water into the ice tray up to 4/5 of its volume, and place it in
freezer compartment for 2 hours. When taking out ice tubes, twist the ice tray slightly, and the ice
cubes are separated form the ice tray. Do not bend it, as it will crack.
Freezer Drawers
For freezing and storing frozen food.
Using Your Appliance
This appliance is designed for domestic use only, specifically for the storage of edible foods. And
it is designed to operate in ambient temperatures (surrounding air temperature) between 16 oC and
38 oC. If the ambient temperature is either colder or warmer, the appliance will not work
effectively and correctly. Should the ambient temperature be exceeded for a long period of time,
the temperature in the freezer will rise above -18oCand food spoilage may occur.
Before use
Remove all securing tapes. Wash the inside of the appliance with lukewarm water added with a
little bicarbonate of soda (5ml to 0.5 liter of water). Do not use soap or detergent as the smell
may linger. After cleaning, dry the appliance thoroughly.
To start the appliance
Operating instructions
1. Allow the appliance to stand for 2 hours after installation.
2. Plug in the appliance and turn on the power.
3. Turn the thermostat control to the required setting. A midway setting is usually suitable for
normal operation.
4. Leave the appliance switched on for approximately 4 hours to reach the correct temperature
before placing food inside.
Thermostat Control
The thermostat control panel controls the temperature inside the refrigerator compartment or
freezer compartment, and is located on the top cover plate.
Super freeze
Super freeze Alarm/M
If you press the ▲ or ▼ button, you can select the temperature ranging from -24 oC to -15 oC. If
you press and hold the ▲ or ▼ button for longer than 1 second, the temperature will increase or
decrease 1 o C per 0.5 second. When you adjust temperature, the temperature display will flash. If
you don't touch any button for about 5 seconds, the selected temperature will be set up and flash
stops. Then the temperature display shows the current temperature inside the freezer.
By simply pressing the super freeze button, the freezer will operate in the super freeze mode. The
indicator light of super freeze will be on. In super freeze mode, the temperature inside freezer
will drop rapidly until the temperature reaches your setting. Then the freezer will automatically
quit the super freeze mode. The indicator light of super freeze will be off. Before that you can
also manually quit the super freeze mode by pressing the super freeze button again.
If the door is left open for 2 minutes, the alarm will sound to remind you closing the door. If the
door is still open, the alarm will sound 3 times per 30 seconds and last for 10 minutes. Then the
alarm will automatically stop.
The abnormal high temperature inside freezer might be resulted from:
 The freezer goes wrong.
 A long time of power cut.
If the temperature inside the freezer rises to above -10 oC, the indicator light of alarm will flash
continually until you press the Alarm/M button. And the temperature display will show the highest
temperature inside the freezer once the light stop flashing. If you don't touch any button for about
5 seconds, the temperature display will show the current temperature inside the freezer. When it
reaches to bellow –10 ℃ and the memory of the highest temperature inside the freezer is deleted
the indicator light of alarm will be off.
If the memory of the highest temperature inside the freezer is not deleted ,you can read it by
pressing the Alarm/M button.
Under the High Temperature Alarm circumstance, if the Alarm/M button has not been
pressed, the indicator light of alarm will flash continually even if the data the temperature
display shows is bellow –10 ℃.
Door Reverse Instructions
The freezer is supplied with the door hinges on the right side. If you wish to change the opening
direction, follow the instructions below:
When changing the side at which the door opens, the appliance must not be connected to the
mains. Remove plug from the mains beforehand.
Food in the fridge should always be covered or packaged, to prevent drying and tainting of other
The following are suited for packaging:
 Polyethylene airtight bags and wraps
 Plastic containers with lids
 Special plastic covers with elastic
 Aluminium foil
Remove the three screws at the
rear and the two screws at the
top of the Upright Freezer and
remove the lid.
Remove the pin from the
bracket with a 10mm
spanner/socket. Replace in the
same hole through the other
side. Remove the door.
Use an 8mm spanner to remove Lift the hinge bracket out of the
the bolts from the top bracket.
recess in the door.
Lay the Upright Freezer
backward. Remove the bottom
hinge bracket using an 8mm
socket or spanner.
Remove the pin and replace on
the opposite side using a 10mm
socket or spanner. Reattach
bottom bracket to the Upright
Freezer. Replace leveling feet.
Stand upright and replace door.
Insert top hinge bracket into the
recess on top of the door. Bolt
into place using the three bolts
removed earlier.
Remove blanking plates from
the door handle to reveal
screws. Remove the two screws
that secure the handle.
Cover the holes left by the
removed screws with the
blanking plates. Re-secure the
door handle on the other side.
Cover screws with the blanking
Replace and secure the lid of
the Upright Freezer with the two
top screws and the three rear
screws from step 1.
Check the door is aligned
horizontally and vertically.
Re-adjust the adjustable feet.
Hints and Tips
Food storage
Avoid buying frozen food if you cannot store it.
Storage in original food containers is advisable. Place already frozen foods into the freezer as
soon as possible, and be sure to:
 Not store too many items in the drawers.
 Allow air to circulate around each item.
 Not to store uncovered food.
Ensure the foods placed in the freezer are dated and labeled, and used them in date order, so you
can consume them at its best.
Energy saving advice
Do not place the appliance close to heat sources such as cookers, dishwashers or radiators. Make
sure the appliance is placed in a cool well-ventilated room so that the air can circulate very well.
Avoid unnecessary frosting in the cabinet by packing all foodstuffs into sealed packages. Avoid keeping the
door open for a long time, as warm air will enter the cabinet and the cold air inside will leak out of the cabinet,
which will cause energy wasting. Ensure that there is no obstruction preventing the door from closing properly.
In the event of a power failure
If there is a power failure while the appliance in operation, do not open the door. If the
temperature inside your freezer should rise, causing food to defrost, do not refreeze the food.
The following guidelines will assist you:
 Ice cream :Once thawed should be discarded.
 Fruit and vegetables: If soft should be cooked as soon as possible.
 Bread and cakes: Can be refrozen without danger.
 Shellfish: Should be refrigerated and used up quickly.
 Cooked dishes: i.e. casseroles, should be refrigerated and used up.
 Large pieces of meat: Can be refrozen if there are ice crystals remaining within them.
 Small joints: Should be cooked and then refrozen as cooked dishes.
 Chicken: Should be cooked and refrozen as a fresh dish.
Trouble Shooting
Noises during Operation
The following noises are normal characteristics of the appliance when it works:
 Whenever the compressor switches on or off, a click can be heard.
 As soon as the compressor is in operation, you can hear it humming.
 When refrigerant flows into thin tubes, you can hear bubbling or splashing noises.
 Even after the compressor has been switched off, the noise of splashing can be heard for a
short time.
Repairs to the freezer may only be conducted by qualified service engineers. Improper repairs can
lead to significant hazards for users. If your appliance needs repairing, please contact your
specialist dealer.
The freezer does not
The freezer is too warm
The motor runs
Check that it is properly plugged in, that the fuse has not
blown or that the circuit-breaker has not tripped.
Check the thermostat and make sure that the door stays
open as little as possible. Also check that the door closes
Make sure that the freezer is well ventilated, leaving gaps
as mentioned in the “Installation” chapter. Also check that
your appliance is not exposed to a direct source of heat.
You may also have placed too much food inside or the door
may not close properly.
Correct Positioning
Good ventilation
For the purpose of safety, reliance, low power consumption and
durability to your fridge, a space should be left around the
refrigerator. please keep 100mm of space between the back of
the appliance and the wall.
Power supply
The refrigerator is only suitable to a single–phase alternating
current of 220-240V, (50±1) Hz.
Power Cord
The cord should be neither lengthened nor folded into a coil
during operation. Moreover, it is imperative not to keep the
power cord close to, or touching the compressor at the back
of the fridge, as the surface temperature is quite warm while
operating, and touching may melt the insulation and cause
electrical leakage.
Protection from Moisture
Avoid placing the fridge in a place where heavy moisture is
present, to minimize the possibility of rusting any metal parts. It
is imperative that the fridge not be directly sprayed with water,
as it will cause poor insulation and current leakage may occur.
Level Surface
The surface on which fridge is to be placed, must be flat and
solid. It should not be laid on any soft material such as foam
plastic, etc. if the fridge is not on level, adjust the casters.
Protection from Heat
The fridge should be far away from any heat source or direct
Keep Away from Danger
It is not advisable for the fridge to be placed near any
combustibles such as gas, petrol, alcohol, lacquer, banana oil,
The above-mentioned objects can not be stored in the
When moving the fridge, do not lie it horizontally or lower it at an angle
less than 45°.
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