Caple | Ri552FF | User manual | Caple Ri552FF User manual

The manufacturer of the product/s described herein, to which this description refers,
declares on its sole responsibility that the product/s meet the relevant fundamental safety,
health and protection requirements of the relevant EU guidelines and that the
corresponding test reports are available for examination by the relevant authorities and
can be requested from the seller of the appliance, especially with regard to CE
Declaration of Conformity issued by the manufacturer or with the manufacturer‘s
Moreover, the manufacturer declares that the parts of the appliance described in this user
manual, which come into contact with fresh food, do not contain any toxic substances.
Refrigerator diagram-------------------------------------------3
Refrigerator storage-------------------------------------------11
Freezer storage-------------------------------------------------14
Defrosting,Cleaning and Cesstion-------------------16~19
Questions and Answers---------------------------------20~22
Disposal of the old appliance
Before disposing an old appliance, please make sure it’s inoperative and safe. Unplug
the appliance and remove or destroy all of the springs, latches, or bolt-locks in order to
avoid the risk of child entrapment.
It must be noted that the refrigeration system contains insulating gases and refrigerants,
which require specialized waste disposal. The valuable materials contained in a refrigerator can be recycled. Contact your local waste disposal center for proper disposal of
an old appliance and contact your local authority or your dealer if you have any question. Please ensure that the pipe work of your refrigerator dose not get damaged prior to
being picked up by the relevant waste disposal center, and contribute to environmental
awareness by insisting on an appropriate, any-pollution method of disposal.
Disposal of the packaging of your new appliance
All the packaging materials employed in the package of your new appliance may be
disposed without any danger to the environment.
The cardboard box may be broken or cut into smaller pieces and given to a waste paper
disposal service. The wrapping foil is made of polyethylene and the polyethylene pads
and stuffing contain no fluorochloric hydrocarbon.
All these valuable materials may be taken to a waste collecting center and used again
after adequate recycling.
Consult your local authorities for the name and address of the waste materials collecting centers and waste paper disposal services nearest to your house.
Safety Instructions and Warnings
Before starting the appliance, read the information given in the User’s Guide carefully.
The User’s Guide contains very important observations relating to the assembly,
operation and maintenance of the appliance.
Keep the User’s Guide in a safe place and remember to hand it over to the subsequent
owner, if you ever sell the appliance.
The manufacturer does not accept responsibility for any damages that may arise due to
non-observation of the following instruction.
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*Damaged appliances are not to be put into operation. In case of doubt ,consult your
*Connection and installation of the appliance are not to be carried out in strict compliance
with the relative instructions set forth in the Use’s Guide.
*For the purpose of safety ,the appliance must be properly grounded in accordance with
*The plug should be accessible after the appliance positioned.
*Power cable should inly be replaced by factory authorized service shop.
*Always remember to unplug the appliance before cleaning.To disconnect the appliance,
pull at the plug itself not the cord.
*Keep alcoholic beverages in airtight bottles or containers and always store in an upright
position. In addition, do not store any explosive substances inside the appliance-Danger
of explosion!
*Do not damage any parts of the appliance that carry refrigerant by piercing or perforating
the refrigerant’s grooves with sharp or pointed items,crushing or twisting any tubes, or
scraping the coatings off the surfaces. If the refrigerant spurts out and gets into eyes, it
may result in serious eye injuries.
*Do not obstruct or cover the ventilation grille of the appliance.
*Do not allow children to play with the appliance. In no case should children be allowed to
sit on the drawers or hang onto the door.
*After installation of the appliance the plug should be easily accessible.
*If the power cable is damaged, an approved cable provided by a manufacturer or a
service agent must be used for replacement.
*Warning: Keep the appliance well ventilated; remove any transport supports from cavity.
*Warning: Do not use hard objects to remove frost.
*Warning: Ensure the refrigeration pipeline cannot be damaged.
*Warning: Do not use electric appliances within the food storage compartment except for
models recommended by the manufacturer.
*This appliance is designed for food refrigeration, ice making and frozen food storage.
*It is intended strictly for household use. If using it for industrial or commercial purpose ,
be sure to observe the relevant norms and regulations.
*The refrigerating circuit is leak-proof.
Refrigerator Diagram
Control panel
Food shelf
Low bottle holder
Small bottle holder
Low bottle holder cover
Small bottle holder cover
High bottle holder
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*The refrigerator should be placed on a flat and solid
surface. If the refrigerator is placed on a plinth, flat,
strong and fire-resistant materials must be used.
The front black foot of the refrigerator can be
adjusted clockwise or anti-clockwise to lift or lower
the refrigerator if it is placed on an uneven surface.
Adjustable Foot
*Prevent the refrigerator from heat sources or direct
*The area for built-in refrigerator should be well
ventilated with a space over 6cm around the
*Never place the refrigerator near to a water source.
Clean and dry any water splashes and stains with
soft cloth.
*Never place the refrigerator in an area with an
ambient temperature below zero. Never operate
the refrigerator in an open area.
Remove all packing materials.
OKCheck attached accessories and materials.
Checking should be conducted with reference to the Packing
List. Contact the local distributor if shortage is found.
PKEnsure that the refrigerator is properly located.
(Refer to the section of "Location")
QKClean the refrigerator before using.
(Refer to the section of "Cleaning")
RKStandby status
Connect the power source a minimum of 30 minutes after the
refrigerator has been sited and cleaned.
After unpacking, write down the model and delivery number of the refrigerator on
the Warranty for future inquiries.
The door of the refrigerator can be opened both from the left or
right as required. The following are the steps required to
position the door to open to the right.
Lower hinge
Lower pivot pin
1. Firmly hold the refrigerator door and remove the
screws from the right lower hinge. Remove the door
and place aside. Remove the lower pivot pin and
install it in the left lower hinge hole.
Lower pivot pin hole
Pivot pin hole
2. Remove the middle hinge and the washer on the
middle connection and then the freezer door. Put the
door aside.
Middle pivot pin
Middle hinge
Upper hinge
3. Remove the upper right hinge cover and the hinge
screws. Install the right upper hinge cover.
4. Fix the left upper hinge to the left side and then the
left upper hinge cover.
Hinge cover
Hole stoppers
5. Mount the refrigerator door to the left of the housing
with the middle hinge connected.
Middle pivot pin
Middle hinge
6. Mount the refrigerator door with the top left hole on
the down pivot pin of the middle hinge.
Lower hinge
7. After installation, open and close the door several
times and fix tighten the hinge screws when the door
operates normally.
Lower pivot pin
1. Ensure that the doors of the kitchen unit and the
refrigerator are of the same opening direction. (Take
the right-opening door as an example)
2. Fix the joint sockets to the freezer and refrigerator
doors with the provided screws (Figure 1).
3. Move the refrigerator into the kitchen unit,
ensuring the left side panel of the refrigerator as
close as possible to the wall. (Figure 2)
4. Insert the connecting pad into the joint socket
and then fix the connecting pad on the door of the
kitchen unit with a margin of 20-22mm. (Figure 3)
5. Properly place the refrigerator with a 3-4mm
space between the left side to the wall, ensuring
that the doors of the refrigerator and the kitchen
unit can be easily opened and closed, and the
connecting pad is correctly settled in the joint
6. Fix the upper and lower stiffeners to the upper
connection and base panel. The screw holes shall
be plugged with the plastic stoppers. (Figure 4)
7. Fill the left gap of the kitchen unit with the gasket.
(Figure 5)
8. Remove the screws and the hole stoppers on the
left of the middle connection, and fix the connecting
pivot to the refrigerator with one end in the hole
which was plugged by the stopper and the other
end to the inside wall of the kitchen unit. (Figure 6)
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1 Control panel
When refrigerator is connected a power source, the green lamp (E) and the red
overtemp warning lamp (G) illuminate.
B. Temperature setting
C. Buzzer release
E. Power indicator (green)
G. Over temperature indicator (red)
2 Power indicator
The power indicator will illuminate after the appliance is connected to the power
3 Temperature settings
Turn the temperature knob "B" to set temperatures of the refrigerator. With the value
increasing, the temperature goes down and vice versa.
4 Over temperature warning and buzzer release
When the actual temperature as sensed is above set point, the over temperature
warning indicator G will blink accompanied by a buzzing. Check to see if the refrigerator door is properly closed or if the refrigerator is first operated. When the temperature
in the freezer compartment falls to the desired value, the red over temperature-warning indicator will automatically extinguish. When the refrigerator is first used, the indicator G illuminates.
Pressing the button C will cease the activated over-temp buzzer. When the temperature in
the freezer falls down below -5 , the over-temp warning indicator will extinguish
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5 Forced defrosting
Pressing the button C for 5 seconds, it will enter the forced defrosting mode. Then the
machine defrost, after 20 senconds over.
6 Error indication
Temperature sensors are installed in the refrigerator and the freezer.
The red warning lamp will blink if problems occur with the refrigerator temperature
Contact authorized after-sales service if the sensors have problems while the cooling
system of the refrigerator functions.
1 Connect the refrigerator to the power supply.
After connection of the power supply, the green indicator illuminates and the refrigerator operates. The red warning indicator might illuminates once in a while and
automatically extinguishes when the set temperature in the refrigerator is reached.
2 Temperature setting
Temperatures in the refrigerator and the freezer are controlled by the thermostats.
With the value increasing, the temperature goes down and vice versa.
3 Loading the food
Load the refrigerator with food a few hours after the
refrigerator is turned on.
Caution: Some time will be required for the refrigerator to reach the set level when
temperature adjustments are made. The length of this period is determined by difference
in the existing and set temperatures, the ambient temperature, the frequency with which
the door is opened and closed and the amount of food in storage.
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The refrigerator is for short-term food storage or for daily
Although the temperature in most areas in the refrigeration compartment can be regulated between 0 and 10 , extended periods of food storage is not recommended.
Refrigerator should only be used for short-term storage.
Refrigeration compartment
As cold air circulates inside the refrigerator, temperature differences exist inside the storage
compartments. Area
is the coldest. Different
foods should be placed in different areas according
to their properties.
1. Eggs and butter
2. Canned food and seasonings
3. Beverages and bottled food
4. Pickled food or canned pickled food
5. Wheaten food, canned food, milk and beancurd
6. Cooked food and sausages
7. Fruit, vegetables and salad
Relocation of the food shelves
Carefully remove and replace the food shelves for
desired height and space.
Lamp and its replacement
Lamp: 240V~, 15W
Lamp holder: E14 (lamps exceeding 15W must not
be used)
When replacing the lamp
*Hot food must be cooled to room temperature before
storing in the refrigerator.
*Dry any water droplets on the food before placing it in
the refrigerator.
*It is recommended that food be sealed in suitable
storage bags before placing it in the refrigerator.
This will prevent moisture in the food from evaporating
and prevent vegetables and fruit from withering or
altering in flavor.
*Storage of Sorted Food
Food to be stored should be sorted according to
consumer requirements. Food consumed daily should
be placed in the most convenient area, this will minimize
opening periods for the door.
*Do not store excess quantities or weights of food
Food should be stored with spaces in between for better
storage results. Never overload shelves, as they may
collapse under excessive loads.
*Do not place food too close to the internal walls. The
stored food placed close to internal walls is easily frozen
onto the walls.
*Storage period will be extended if vegetables are
placed with their roots towards the cold source.
*Leaves of carrots or turnips should be removed before
*Eggs should be stored vertically in the egg holder.
*Frozen food can be placed in the cold compartment
before serving, as this will conserve energy.
*Onions, garlic, ginger, water chestnuts and other root
vegetables should not be stored in the refrigerator,
as these foods are suitable for long-term storage at
normal temperatures.
*Ripe squash, melon, pawpaw, bananas and
pineapples should not be stored in the refrigerator.
Freezing will accelerate the ripening process.
Caution: If the ambient temperature in winter is between 0=and -10=, and the refrigerator temperature is low and the temperature in lower section of the refrigerator is
around 0(, place the fresh food on the top area of the refrigerator.
Freezer storage
Long-term storage of food
As the freezer storage temperature is very low, fresh food
can be stored in the freezer compartment for a long time.
Food requiring long-term storage can be stored in the
frozen food compartment. Attention should be paid to the
storage information printed on the food packing.
Making water-Ice
*Pour water into the water ice mould up to three-quarters
of the mould volume, and then place the mould in the
freezing compartment.
*Do not a use knife or other metal tools to take the ice out
of the mould.
*The ice can be easily removed by hand after the mould
has been placed in warm water for a short time.
Do not load excessive food
Quantity of fresh food to be loaded is subjected to the
capacity of the refrigerator. (refer to the requirements
on the nameplate)
*Hot food should not be stored in the refrigerator until it
has cooled down to room temperature.
*Food cut into small portions will freeze faster and be
easier to defrost and cook. The recommended weight
for each portion is less than 2.5kg.
*The outside of any food packing should dried before
storage in the freezer, and any packing materials should
be odor-free, airtight, non-poisonous and nontoxic.
*Food should be stored in accordance with any
information printed on the packing.
*Only remove the required amount of food from the
refrigerator. Defrosted food cannot be re-stored in the
freezer unless it is first cooked.
The refrigerator should be cleaned regularly to prevent
the formation of bad odors.
*Disconnect the power before cleaning the refrigerator.
*Clean the refrigerator with soft towel or sponge wet with warm
water. (mild detergent)
Caution: Do not use a hard brush, steel brush, detergent, gasoline or other
solvents, hot water, acid or alkali for cleaning.
* Dry water drop on the surface of the refrigerator with a soft
Caution:Do not use excessive amounts of water for cleaning the refrigerator. Use
a dry cloth to clean the switch and the lamp.
*Clean the back and sides of the refrigerator regularly.
*Always keep the door gasket clean.
Power failure
Even in summer, food can be stored in the refrigerator for a few hours after a power failure.
*Don't put additional food into the refrigerator during a
power failure.
*If prior notice of a power failure is given, make some
ice and put it in a container in the top of the cold storage
Caution:Temperature in the refrigerator will rise during a power failure or in the
event of technical problems, and the storage period will be reduced.
Operation cessation
*If the power failure lasts for an extended period, unplug
the refrigerator and clean the refrigerator as previously
*Keep the door of refrigerator open when the power is
turned off to prevent any food remaining in the
compartment from producing bad odors.
Caution: It is recommended that the refrigerator is not turned off.
Caution:The refrigerator should never be restarted until a period of at least five
minutes has elapsed.
During Vacations
*Remove the food from refrigerator if the vacation is short.
Turn the temperature selection knob to the proper position,
and make sure that the door of the refrigerator is properly
*If the vacation is long, take out the food from the refrigerator
and disconnect the power. Wait until the frost inside melts,
clean and dry the compartment. Leave the door open to
prevent formation of bad odor.
Moving the refrigerator
*Unplug the refrigerator.
*Remove all the food.
*Secure the shelves and the fresh food container with
the tape.
*Tightly close and tape the door of the refrigerator.
*Do not tilt the refrigerator more than 45 degrees, thus
problems may be resulted to the cooling system.
Caution:never place the refrigerator horizontally.
Questions and Answers
Following circumstances are not problems:
*A slight sound might be produced by the evaporator and the pipes due to temperature
*The compressor will operate for comparatively longer periods if excessive quantity of
food is stored or the ambient temperature is high.
*A slight sound might be produced by the thermostat, start capacitor or heat protector
when the appliance is first started.
*Wipe with soft cloth the water drops, which might appear on the external surface and the
middle connection of the appliance.
*The two sides of the external surface and the middle connection of the appliance will be
warm due to heat radiation of the appliance.
*A slight sound may be heard when the appliance is first started due to the operation of the
compressor and motor. The sound will be lower and lower gradually a short period later.
*The temperature of the refrigerator and the compressor will rise and the compressor will
run for comparatively longer periods when the refrigerator is first started.
Questions and Answers
Following circumstances are not problems:
*A slight continuous sound will be heard when the liquid refrigerant circulates.
*Excessive vibration will be resulted in the following circumstances:
a) The refrigerator is not well positioned and adjusted.
b) The refrigerator is placed on a wood floor or near to wooden furniture.
*Electricity consumption specified in the technical parameters is the standard issued by
state authorities. This is determined under the following operating conditions for the
refrigerator: ambient temperature: 25 degrees Centigrade; temperature in the cold storage
compartment: 5 degrees Centigrade; Door: closed; continuous operation: 24 hours.
*When the ambient temperature and humidity are high (exceeding 32 degrees Centigrade
and 75%, respectively), a thick layer of ice will form on the back wall of the cold storage
compartment. In such circumstances, it is recommended that automatic mode is selected,
food with a high moisture content is sealed before storage, any food in the compartment
is loosely packed and the door is not opened unnecessarily.
*Liquid refrigerant in the refrigerator will make a sound similar to that of flowing water.
*In winters, it is necessary to keep the refrigeration temperature to 0 not above 0 and
below 10.
Questions and Answers
Please determine the cause of the problem before making
any repairs.
Operation failure of the
Failure of lamp
Excessive noise.
Failure of set
Strange odor
Long operation period
of the compressor
Thick frost formation on
back wall in refrigerator
Water drops form on
middle front and door
*Disconnection of power supply (plug, socket and fuse);
*Voltage is low.
*The bulb is bad;
*Power supply is connected.
*Contact between the refrigerator and a wall or other article;
*Uneven placement.
*The thermostat is not properly set.
*The door is not properly closed; or the door is opened for long
*The refrigerator is in direct sunlight, or close to a heat source;
*The area is poorly ventilated, or the two sides of the refrigerator
are blocked or badly contaminated.
*Failure to seal food properly;
*Rotting food inside refrigerator;
*Failure of regular cleaning of the refrigerator.
*Initial operation
*Large quantity of food loaded
*Hot weather
*Frequent opening of the refrigerator door
*Not properly closed door
*Improper setting of the thermostat (see the section of
*Thermostat not properly set (see section "Operation")
*Door is not closed.
*Frequent opening of the refrigerator door
*Hot weather
*Excessive moisture
*High ambient temperature or heavy moisture. Wipe clean with
a soft cloth.
*Thermostat is set too high.
Accumulated of spilt
water in the refri-
*Water outlet is blocked. Clean the outlet with the cleaning rod.
gerator compartment
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