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Avanti FF990WD Instruction manual
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
Model Numbers / No. de Modelos :
FF990WD / FF993PD
DELUXE FROST FREE
REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER
REFRIGERADOR-CONGELADOR
BEFORE USE, PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW ALL SAFETY RULES AND OPERATING
INSTRUCTIONS.
La sección en español empieza en la página 15.
Avanti has a policy of continuous improvement on its products and reserves the right to change
materials and specifications without notice.
Avanti Products LLC
P.O. Box 520604 - Miami, Florida 33152
www.avantiproducts.com
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Refrigerator Safety
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Important Safeguides
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Help Us Help You
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Parts and Features
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Important Safety Instructions
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Installation Instructions
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Before Using Your Appliance
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Installation of Your Appliance
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Electrical Connection
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Operating Your Appliance
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Temperature Control
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Using Your Ice Cube Trays
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Freezing Fresh Foods
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Care and Maintenance
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Reversing the Door Swing of Your Appliance
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Cleaning Your Appliance
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Power Failure / Vacation Time, Moving Your Appliance
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Energy Saving Tips
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Changing the Light Bulb
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Troubleshooting Guide
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Service for Your Appliance
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Wiring Diagram
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Your Avanti Products Warranty
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Instrucciones en Español
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Registration Information and Registration Card
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REFRIGERATOR SAFETY
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual for your appliance. Always read and
obey all safety messages.
This is the Safety Alert Symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that
can kill or injure you and others. All safety messages will follow the Safety
Alert Symbol and either the words ” DANGER”, “WARNING” or “CAUTION”.
Danger means that failure to heed this safety
statement may result in severe personal
injury or death.
Warning means that failure to heed this
safety statement may result in extensive
product damage, serious personal injury, or
death.
Caution means that failure to heed this
safety statement may result in minor or
moderate personal injury, property or
equipment damage.
All safety messages will alert you to know what potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of
injury, and let you know what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
REFRIGERANT GAS WARNINGS
DANGER - Risk of fire or explosion. Flammable refrigerant used.
DO NOT use mechanical devices to defrost refrigerator. DO NOT puncture
refrigerant tubing.
DANGER - Risque d’incendie ou d’explosion. Réfrigérant inflammable utilisé.
Ne pas utiliser de dispositifs mécaniques pour réfrigérateur à dégivrage. Ne
pas percer la tuyauterie du réfrigérant
DANGER - Risk of fire or explosion. Flammable refrigerant used.
To be repaired only by trained service personnel. DO NOT puncture refrigerant
tubing.
DANGER - Risque d’incendie ou d’explsion. Réfrigérant inflammable utilisé.
Pour être réparé que par du peronnel qualifié.Ne pas percer la tuyauterie du
réfrigérant.
CAUTION - Risk of fire or explosion. Flammable refrigerant used.
Consult repair manual / owner’s guide before attempting to service
this product. All safety precautions must be followed.
AVERTISSEMENT - Risque d’incendie ou d’explosion. Réfrigérant inflammable
utilisé. Consultez réparation manuelle / propriétaire, guide avant d’ essayer
de réparer ce produit. Toutes les précautions doivent être suivies.
CAUTION - Risk of fire or explosion. Dispose of property in accordance
with federal or local regulations. Flammable refrigerant used.
AVERTISSEMENT - Risque d’incendie ou d’explosion. Aliéner des biens
conformément à la réglementation fedérale ou locale. Réfrigérant inflammable
utilisé.
CAUTION - Risk of fire or explosion due to puncture of refrigerant tubing;
Follow handling instructions carefully. Flammable refrigerant used.
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AVERTISSEMENT - Risque d’incendie ou d’explosion dus à la perforation des
tuyaux de fluide réfrigérant, suivez attentivement les instructions remise.
Réfrigérant inflammable utilisé
IMPORTANT SAFEGUIDES
Before the refrigerator is used, it must be properly positioned and installed as
described in this manual, so read the manual carefully. To reduce the risk of fire,
electrical shock or injury when using the refrigerator, follow basic precautions,
including the following:
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Plug into a grounded 3-prong outlet, do not remove grounding prong, do not use an adapter, and do
not use an extension cord.
It is recommended that a separate circuit, serving only your refrigerator be provided. Use
receptacles that cannot be turned off by a switch or pull chain.
Never clean refrigerator parts with flammable fluids. These fumes can create a fire hazard or
explosion. And do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of
this or any other appliance. The fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion.
Before proceeding with cleaning and maintenance operations, make sure the power line of the unit
is disconnected.
Do not connect or disconnect the electric plug when your hands are wet.
Unplug the refrigerator or disconnect power before cleaning or servicing. Failure to do so can result
in electrical shock or death.
Do not attempt to repair or replace any part of your refrigerator unless it is specifically
recommended in this manual. All other servicing should be referred to a qualified technician.
FOLLOW WARNING CALL OUTS BELOW ONLY WHEN APPLICABLE TO YOUR MODEL
Use two or more people to move and install refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or other
injury.
To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, the front of the unit must be completely
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unobstructed. Choose a well-ventilated area with temperatures above 60°F (16 C) and below 90°F
(32°C). This unit must be installed in an area protected from the element, such as wind, rain, water
spray or drips.
The refrigerator should not be located next to ovens, grills or other sources of high heat.
The refrigerator must be installed with all electrical, water and drain connections in accordance with
state and local codes. A standard electrical supply (115 V AC only, 60 Hz), properly grounded in
accordance with the National Electrical Code and local codes and ordinances is required.
Do not kink or pinch the power supply cord of refrigerator.
The fuse (or circuit breaker) size should be 15 amperes.
It is important for the refrigerator to be leveled in order to work properly. You may need to make
several adjustments to level it.
All installation must be in accordance with local plumbing code requirements.
Make certain that the pipes are not pinched or kinked or damaged during installation.
Check for leaks after connection.
Never allow children to operate, play with or crawl inside the refrigerator.
If you use the drainage container, you must unplug the unit or the water can overflow from the
drainage container
Although the unit has been tested at the factory, due to long-term transit and storage, the first batch
of ice cubes must be discarded.
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Do not use solvent-based cleaning agents or abrasives on the interior. These cleaners may
damage or discolor the interior.
Do not use this apparatus for anything other than its intended purpose.
HELP US HELP YOU...
Read this guide carefully.
Write down the model and serial numbers.
It is intended to help you operate and maintain
your new refrigerator-freezer properly.
You'll find them on a plate located on the rear
wall of the refrigerator-freezer.
Keep it handy to answer your questions.
If you don't understand something or you need
more assistance, please call:
Please write these numbers here:
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Date of Purchase
Avanti Customer Service
800-220-5570
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Model Number
Keep proof of original purchase date (such as
your sales slip) with this guide to establish the
warranty period.
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Serial Number
CAUTION:
Use these numbers in any correspondence or
service calls concerning your
refrigerator-freezer.
THIS REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER
IS NOT DESIGNED FOR THE
STORAGE OF MEDICINE OR
OTHER MEDICAL PRODUCTS.
If you received a damaged refrigerator-freezer,
immediately contact the dealer (or builder) that
sold you the refrigerator-freezer.
Save time and money. Before you call for
service, check the Troubleshooting Guide. It
lists causes of minor operating problems that
you can correct yourself.
IF YOU NEED SERVICE
We're proud of our service and want you to be
pleased. If for some reason you are not happy
with the service you receive, here are some
steps to follow for further assistance.
FIRST, contact the people who serviced your
refrigerator-freezer. Explain why you are not
satisfied. In most cases, this will solve the
problem.
NEXT, if you are still not pleased, write all the
details, including your telephone number, and
send it to:
Customer Service
Avanti Products
10880 NW 30 Street
Miami, FL 33172
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PARTS AND FEATURES
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FREEZER TEMPERATURE CONTROL KNOB
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REFRIGERATOR TEMPERATURE CONTROL
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REFRIGERATOR SHELVES (TOTAL 2)
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VEGETABLE CRISPERS WITH GLASS TOP (TOTAL 2)
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LEVELING LEG
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FREEZER SHELF (TOTAL 1)
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FREEZER DOOR BINS (TOTAL 2)
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DOOR ACTIVATED LIGHT SWITCH
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REFRIGERATOR DOOR BINS (TOTAL 2)
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock,
or injury when using your refrigerator
WARNING
-freezer, follow these basic precautions:
Read all instructions before using the refrigerator-freezer.
DANGER or WARNING: Risk of child entrapment.
Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned
refrigerator-freezers are still dangerous. . . even if they will “just sit in the garage a few
days.”
Before you throw away your old refrigerator-freezer: Take off the doors. Leave
the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.
Never allow children to operate, play with, or crawl inside the refrigerator-freezer.
Never clean refrigerator-freezer parts with flammable fluids. The fumes can create a
fire hazard or explosion.
Do not store or use gasoline or any other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of
this or any other refrigerator-freezer. The fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion.
-Save these instructions-
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
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Before Using Your Appliance
• Remove the exterior and interior packing.
• Check to be sure you have all of the following parts:
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1 Ice Cube Tray
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2 Refrigerator Shelves
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2 Vegetable Crispers
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1 Glass Crisper Cover
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2 Freezer Bins
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1 Instruction Manual
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1 piece of door stopper for the reversal of door opening
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2 pieces of hole cover for middle hinge
• Before connecting the unit to the power source, let it stand upright for approximately 2 hours.
This will reduce the possibility of a malfunction in the cooling system from handling during
transportation.
• Clean the interior surface with lukewarm water using a soft cloth.
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Installation of Your Appliance
• Place your refrigerator-freezer on a floor that is strong enough to support the refrigeratorfreezer when it is fully loaded. To level your refrigerator-freezer, adjust the leveling legs at the
bottom of unit.
• Allow 5 inches of space between the back and sides of the unit, which allows the proper air
circulation to cool the compressor and condenser.
• Locate the unit away from direct sunlight and sources of heat (stove, heater, radiator, etc.).
Direct sunlight may affect the acrylic coating and heat sources may increase electrical
consumption. Extreme cold ambient temperatures may also cause the refrigerator- freezer not
to perform properly.
• Avoid locating the unit in moist areas.
• Plug the unit into an exclusive properly installed-grounded wall outlet. Do not under any
circumstances cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord. Any questions
concerning power and/or grounding should be directed toward a certified electrician or an
authorized Avanti Products service center.
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ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
Warning
Improper use of the grounded plug can result in the risk of electrical shock. If the power cord is
damaged, have it replaced by an authorized Avanti Products service center.
This appliance should be properly grounded for your safety. The power cord of this appliance is
equipped with a three-prong plug which mates with standard three prong wall outlets to minimize the
possibility of electrical shock.
Do not under any circumstances cut or remove the third ground prong from the power cord supplied. For
personal safety, this appliance must be properly grounded.
This appliance requires a standard 115/120 Volt AC ~/60Hz electrical ground outlet with three-prong.
Have the wall outlet and circuit checked by a qualified electrician to make sure the outlet is properly
grounded. When a standard 2-prong wall outlet is encountered, it is your responsibility and obligation to
have it replaced with a properly grounded 3-prong wall outlet.
The cord should be secured behind the appliance and not left exposed or dangling to prevent
accidental injury.
The appliance should always be plugged into its own individual electrical outlet which has a voltage
rating that matches the rating label on the appliance. This provides the best performance and also
prevent overloading house wiring circuits that could cause a fire hazard from overheated. Never unplug
the appliance by pulling the power cord. Always grip the plug firmly and pull straight out from the
receptacle. Repair or replace immediately all power cords that have become frayed or otherwise
damaged. Do not use a cord that shows cracks or abrasion damage along its length or at either end.
When moving the appliance, be careful not to damage the power cord.
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EXTENSION CORD
Because of potential safety hazards under certain conditions, it is strongly recommended that you do
not use an extension cord with this appliance. However, if you must use an extension cord it is
absolutely necessary that it be a UL/CUL-Listed, 3-wire grounding type appliance extension cord
having a grounding type plug and outlet and that the electrical rating of the cord be 115 volts and at least
10 amperes.
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SURGE PROTECTOR
Most electrical appliances use a series of electric control boards to operate. These boards are very
susceptible to power surges and could be damaged or destroyed.
If the appliance is going to be used in an area or if your city / country is prone to power surges / outages;
it is suggested that you use a power surge protector for all electrical devices / appliances you use. The
surge protector that you select must have a surge block high enough to protect the appliance it is
connected to. If you have any questions regarding the type and size of surge protector needed contact
a licensed electrician in your area.
Damages due to power surges are not considered a manufacturer covered defect and will void your
product warranty.
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OPERATING YOUR APPLIANCE
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Temperature Control Panels
Refrigerator Temperature Control
Freezer Control
1 is COLD
3 is NORMAL
5 is COLDEST
FREEZER CONTROL
MIN is COLD
MED is NORMAL
MAX is COLDEST
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Setting the Temperature Control
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Your refrigerator has one control for regulating the temperature. The temperature control is located
on the top of the refrigerator compartment. As well as a control knob in the freezer to balance the
cold air distribution between the two compartments.
The temperature control knob in the refrigerator compartment will control the actual cooling cycle
whereas the control knob in the freezer compartment will adjust the distribution of the cold air
between the freezer and the refrigerator compartments.
The first time you turn the unit on, adjust the temperature control knob to “MAX” in the freezer
compartment and “5” in the refrigerator compartment and run for at least 4 hours before placing
foods inside. This will ensure the freezer cabinet is thoroughly chilled and the refrigerator
compartment will be stabilized before food is placed. Then return selector to “MED” position in the
freezer compartment and “3” in the refrigerator compartment.
Adjust the temperature control to the setting that best suits your needs. The setting of “3” in the
refrigerator compartment and “MED” in the freezer compartment will distribute the cold air equally
between both compartments which should be appropriate for home or office refrigerator use.
If you at any time want to distribute a larger amount of cold air to the freezer for example is a large
amount of food has been added to the freezer, simply move the controller to the “MAX” position until
the desired temperature has been attained then return the controller to the “MED” position.
If you at any time want to distribute a larger amount of cold air to the refrigerator section, for
example to quickly cook down if a large amount of fresh food has been added, simply move the
controller in the freezer to the “MIN” position until the desired temperature has been attained and
then return the controller to the “MED” position.
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TO 5 MINUTES BEFORE RESTARTING THE UNIT. IF YOU ATTEMPT TO RESTART BEFORE
THIS TIME DELAY, THE REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER WILL NOT START.
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Using Your Ice Cube Tray
Recommended thermostat setting for ice making is position “MAX”.
Fill the ice cube tray (two thirds of it) with cold water or with any liquid suitable for
freezing and place the tray on the bottom of the freezer to freeze properly.
Dry the tray, otherwise it may stick to the bottom of the freezer.
The best method to get ice cubes out of the tray is to hold the tray under cold tap
water for a second.
To eject the ice cubes from the tray, place over the ice bucket and twist slightly
Freezing Fresh Foods
Proper use of the appliance, adequately packed food, correct temperature and taking into account
hygienic precautions will substantially influence the quality of freezing the food or storing of the
frozen foods.
This compartment is designed for the long-term storage of frozen food.
The storage life of frozen foods varies and the recommended storage time should not be exceeded.
Pre-packed commercially frozen food should be stored in accordance with the frozen foods
manufacturer’s instructions for a three star frozen food storage compartment or home freezer.
Place frozen food into the freezer as quickly as possible after purchase. If there are instructions on
the packet, carefully follow these instructions regarding storage times.
Carefully select food you intend to freeze, it should be of adequate quality and suitable for freezing.
Use correct packaging and wrap it tight.
The packaging should be airtight and shouldn’t leak since this could cause substantial vitamin loss
and dehydration of foods.
Foils and bags should be soft enough to tightly wrap around the foods.
When preparing foods to be frozen, consider sanitary precautions.
Mark packages with following data: kind and amount of foods and the date of loading.
It is extremely important that the food is frozen as quickly as possible.
If the loading amount is too large, the quality of freezing is reduced which affects the quality of
frozen foods.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
 Reversing the Door Swing of Your Appliance
This refrigerator-freezer has the capability of the door opening from either the left or right side. The unit
is delivered to you with the door opening from the left side. Should you desire to reverse the opening
direction, please call service for reversal instructions.
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Cleaning Your Appliance
Unplug the unit, and remove the food and baskets.
Wash the inside with a warm water and baking soda solution. The solution should be about 2
tablespoons of baking soda to a quart of water.
Wash the baskets with a mild detergent solution.
The outside of the unit should be cleaned with mild detergent and warm water.
CAUTION
Failure to unplug the refrigerator-freezer could result in electrical shock or personal injury.
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 Power Failure
Most power failures are corrected within a few hours and should not affect the temperature of your
refrigerator-freezer if you minimize the number of times the door is opened. If the power is going to be
off for a longer period of time, you need to take the proper steps to protect your food.
 Vacation Time
Short vacations: Leave the unit operating during vacations of less than three weeks.
Long vacations: If the appliance will not be used for several months, remove all food and unplug the
power cord. Clean and dry the interior thoroughly. To prevent odor and mold growth, leave the door
open slightly: blocking it open if necessary
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Moving Your Appliance
Remove all the food.
Securely tape down all loose items inside your unit.
Turn the leveling screws up to the base to avoid damage.
Tape the door shut.
Be sure the unit stays in the upright position during transportation.
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Energy Saving Tips
The unit should be located in the coolest area of the room, away from heat producing appliances or
heating ducts, and out of direct sunlight.
Let hot foods cool to room temperature before placing them in the unit. Overloading the unit forces
the compressor to run longer. Foods that freeze too slowly may lose quality, or spoil.
Be sure to wrap foods properly, and wipe containers dry before placing them in the unit. This cuts
down on frost build-up inside the freezer.
Organize and label food to reduce door openings and extended searches. Remove as many items
as needed at one time, and close the door as soon as possible.
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Replacing Your Light Bulb
NOTE:
All parts removed must be saved to do the replacement of the light bulb.
Before removing the light bulb, either turn off the appliance or disconnect the electricity leading into
the appliance at the main power supply. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury.
Unplug the AC power cord from the wall.
Pull down to remove the lamp cover.
Unscrew the bulb.
Replace with a 15-watt bulb that is the same shape and size.
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PROBLEMS WITH YOUR APPLIANCE?
You can solve many common refrigerator-freezer problems easily, saving you the cost of a possible
service call. Try the suggestions below to see if you can solve the problem before calling for service.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
PROBLEM
Unit does not operate.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
Not plugged in.
The circuit breaker tripped or there is a blown fuse.
Compressor turns on and off frequently.
The room temperature is hotter than normal.
A large amount of food has been added to the
refrigerator - freezer.
The door is opened too often.
The door is not closed completely.
The temperature control is not set correctly.
The door gasket does not seal properly.
The refrigerator -freezer does not have the correct
clearances.
Check to assure that the refrigerator - freezer is
level.
The rattling noise may come from the flow of the
refrigerant, which is normal.
As each cycle ends, you may hear gurgling
sounds caused by the flow of refrigerant in your
refrigerator - freezer.
Contraction and expansion of the inside walls may
cause popping and crackling noises.
The unit is not level.
The unit is not level.
The door is reversed and not properly installed.
The gasket is dirty.
The baskets are out of position.
Vibrations.
The unit seems to make too much noise.
The door will not close properly.
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SERVICE FOR YOUR APPLIANCE
We are proud of our customer service organization and the network of professional service technicians
that provide service on your Avanti refrigerator - freezer. With the purchase of your Avanti refrigerator freezer, you can be confident that if you ever need additional information or assistance, the Avanti
Products Customer Service team will be here for you. Just call us toll-free.
Product Information
800-323-5029
Part Orders
800-220-5570
In-Home Repair Service
800-220-5570
AVANTI PRODUCTS CUSTOMER SERVICES
Whatever your questions are about our products,
help is available.
You may order parts and accessories that will be
delivered directly to your home using personal
check, money order, Master Card, or Visa.
An Avanti Products authorized service center will
provide expert repair service, scheduled at a time
that is convenient for you. Our trained servicers
know your refrigerator-freezer inside and out.
WIRING DIAGRAM
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Staple your sales receipt here. Proof of original
purchase date is needed to obtain service under
warranty.
YOUR AVANTI PRODUCTS
WARRANTY
WHAT IS COVERED – LIMITED ONE-YEAR WARRANTY
Avanti Products warrants that the product is free from defects in materials and/or workmanship for a period of
twelve (12) months from the date of purchase by the original owner. The foregoing timeline begins to run upon the
date of purchase, and shall not be stalled, tolled, extended, or suspended for any reason whatsoever unless
described in detail in the warranty document. For one year from the date of purchase by the original owner, Avanti
products will, at its option, repair or replace any part of the product which proves to be defective in material or
workmanship under normal use. Avanti Products will provide you with a reasonably similar product that is either
new or factory refurbished. During this period Avanti Products will provide all parts and labor necessary to correct
such defects free of charge, so long as the product has been installed and operated in accordance with the written
instructions in this manual. In rental or commercial use, the warranty period is 90 days. All Avanti appliances of 4.2
cubic feet capacity or less must be brought/sent to the appliance service center for repair.
LIMITED SECOND THROUGH FIFTH YEAR WARRANTY
For the second through the fifth year from the date of original purchase, Avanti Products will provide a replacement
compressor free of charge due to a failure. You are responsible for the service labor and freight charges. In rental
or commercial use, the limited compressor warranty is one year and nine months. Costs involved to move the
product to the service center and back to the user’s home, as maybe required, are the user’s responsibility.
WARRANTY EXCLUSIONS / WHAT IS NOT COVERED:
The warranty coverage described herein excludes all defects or damage that are not the direct fault of Avanti
Products, including without limitation, one or more of the following:
• A failure to comply with any applicable state, local, city, or county electrical, plumbing and/or building codes,
regulations, or laws, including failure to install the product in strict conformity with local fire and building codes
and regulations.
• Any external, elemental and/or environmental forces and factors, including without limitation, rain, wind, sand,
floods, fires, mud slides, freezing temperatures, excessive moisture or extended exposure to humidity, lightning,
power surges, structural failures surrounding the appliance, and acts of God.
• Shipping and handling costs associated with the
• Content losses of food or other content due to
replacement of the unit.
spoilage.
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Repairs performed by unauthorized servicers.
• Incidental or consequential damages
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Service calls that are related to external problems,
• Parts and labor costs for the following will not be
such as abuse, misuse, inadequate electrical power,
considered as warranty:
accidents, fire, floods, or any other acts of God.
• Evaporator doors, door springs, and/or frames.
• Failure of the product if it is used for other than it
• Inner door panels, door shelves, door rails, and/or
intended purpose.
door supports.
• The warranty does not apply outside the Continental
• Vegetable crispers.
USA.
• Light bulbs and/or plastic housing.
• Surcharges including but not limited to, any after
• Plastic cabinet liners.
hour, weekend, or holiday service calls, tolls, ferry
• Punctured evaporator that voids the warranty on
trip charges, or mileage expense for service calls to
the complete sealed system.
remote areas.
In no event shall Avanti Products have any liability or responsibility whatsoever for damage to surrounding property,
including cabinetry, floors, ceilings, and other structures and/or objects around the product. Also excluded from this
warranty are scratches, nicks, minor dents, and other cosmetic damages on external surfaces and exposed parts;
Products on which the serial numbers have been altered, defaced or removed; service visits for customer
education, or visits where there is nothing wrong with the product; correction of installation problems (you are solely
responsible for any structure and setting for the product, including all electrical, plumbing and/or other connecting
facilities, for proper foundation/flooring, and for any alterations including without limitation cabinetry, walls, floors,
shelving etc., as well as the resetting of breakers or fuses.
OUT OF WARRANTY PRODUCT
Avanti Products is under no obligation, at law or otherwise, to provide you with any concessions, including repairs,
pro-rates, or product replacement, once this warranty has expired.
WARRANTY – REFRIGERATION - COMPRESSOR
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INSTRUCCIONES EN ESPAÑOL
Para reducir el riesgo de incendio, descarga
eléctrica, o daño cuando use su
electrodoméstico, siga las siguientes
precauciones.
Lea todas las instrucciones antes de usar su electrodoméstico.
Peligro o Precaución: Existe el riesgo que los niños queden atrapados.
Niños atrapados o sofocamiento no son un problema del pasado. Los electrodomésticos
son peligrosos aún si solo los deja en el garaje por un par de días.
Antes de desechar su electrodoméstico o refrigerador usado: quítele las puertas. Deje las
repisas en su lugar para evitar que los niños se queden atrapados.
No permita que los niños manejen, jueguen o entren dentro del electrodoméstico.
No limpie su electrodoméstico con líquidos inflamables. Los gases pueden ocasionar
fuego o una explosión.
No guarde ni use gasolina u otros líquidos inflamables cerca de este o de cualquier otro
electrodoméstico. Los vapores pueden ocasionar fuego o explosión.
PRECAUCIÓN
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INSTRUCCIONES PARA LA INSTALACIÓN
Antes de usar su equipo
• Retire la envoltura interna y externa.
• Verifique que tenga las siguientes partes: 1 manual de instrucciones, 2 parillas en el refrigerador, 1
parilla en el congelador, 2 bandejas con una tapa de vidrio para vegetales y una cubetera de hielo.
• 2 piezas plásticas para cubrir agujeros (puerta reversible).
• Antes de conectar su electrodoméstico a la corriente eléctrica, ubíquelo en posición vertical sobre
una superficie plana por lo menos por 2 horas. Esto reducirá la posibilidad de malfuncionamiento
en el sistema de enfriamiento por el manipuleo durante el transporte.
• Limpie la superficie interior con agua tibia usando un trapo suave.
Instalación de su electrodoméstico
• Ubique su electrodoméstico en un piso que sea lo suficientemente fuerte para soportar su peso
cuando este totalmente lleno o cargado. Para nivelar el electrodoméstico, ajuste las patas
delanteras.
• Deje aproximadamente 5 pulgadas de espacio entre la parte trasera y los costados de su
electrodoméstico, así permitirá la circulación de aire necesaria para enfriar el compresor.
• Mantenga su electrodoméstico alejado del aire caliente, vapor o líquidos que puedan salpicarlo, ya
que la unidad podría averiarse.
• Los rayos solares directos pueden malograr la capa acrílica, y las fuentes de calor pueden
ocasionar un aumento en el consumo eléctrico. Manténgalo lo más alejado posible del agua para
prevenir algún choque eléctrico. Evite los sitios húmedos y los ambientes extremadamente fríos ya
que esto puede afectar la eficiencia del enfriamiento de su electrodoméstico.
• Evite ubicar su electrodoméstico en áreas mojadas o muy húmedas.
• Conecte el electrodoméstico a un enchufe de pared exclusivo con conexión a tierra. Bajo ninguna
razón se debe retirar la tercera punta del enchufe. Cualquier consulta con respecto a la energía y/o
cable de tierra debe ser dirigida a un electricista certificado o autorizado por el Servicio Técnico de
Avanti Products.
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Conexión eléctrica
Este electrodoméstico debe ser conectado a tierra. En el caso que ocurra un corto circuito, la
conexión a tierra reduce el riesgo de recibir un choque eléctrico ya que cuenta con un alambre
para el escape de la corriente eléctrica. Este electrodoméstico está equipado con un enchufe
que consta de tres puntas, la tercera punta es la conexión a tierra. Este enchufe debe ser
insertado a un enchufe de pared que este correctamente instalado con la conexión a tierra.
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ADVERTENCIA
El uso inapropiado del enchufe a tierra puede desencadenar un choque eléctrico. Consulte a
personal autorizado por Avanti Products si tiene alguna duda sobre las instrucciones o si tiene
alguna consulta si el electrodoméstico está correctamente instalado a la corriente eléctrica y a
tierra. Si el cordón del enchufe del electrodoméstico se encuentra dañado, debe ser reemplazado
por el Servicio Técnico de Avanti Products.
El cordón del enchufe está equipado con tres puntas que encajan perfectamente en un enchufe de
pared standard para reducir el riesgo de un choque eléctrico.
Bajo ninguna circunstancia corte o saque la tercera punta del enchufe que le proveemos ya que
este es para que vaya conectado a tierra.
No use una extensión.
La corriente de este electrodoméstico es de 115/120 voltios, tiene una salida eléctrica de 60 Hz. y
consta de un enchufe de tres puntas que va conectado al enchufe de pared.
El cordón del enchufe debe ser asegurado atrás del electrodoméstico y no dejarlo expuesto para
evitar accidentes.
COMO CAMBIAR LA DIRECCION DE APERTURA DE LA PUERTA
En caso de que necesite cambiar el lado de apertura de la puerta, por favor consulte al servicio
pos-venta de su localidad.
ADVERTENCIA
No use agua hirviendo porque dañará las partes de plástico.
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Retire los alimentos del electrodoméstico y colóquelos en una caja térmica para conservarlos y
protegerlos.
REFRIGERADOR
CONGELADOR
1 es menos frío
3 es NORMAL
5 es más frío
MIN es menos frío
MED es NORMAL
MAX es más frío
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Como graduar la temperatura
Para ajustar la temperatura interna de su unidad, ajuste los controles considerando la temperatura
ambiental.
Una vez conectada su unidad, mueva el control de la temperatura hacia la posición “MAX” en el
compartimiento del congelador y a la posición “5” en el refrigerador, por 4 horas.
Después muévalo a la posición “MED” en el compartimiento del congelador y a la posición “3” en el
compartimiento del refrigerador.
Las posiciones en ambos controles funcionan de la siguiente manera:
En el compartimiento del refrigerador,
La posición “1” Menos Frío/ La posición “5” más Frío
En el compartimiento del congelador,
La posición “MIN” Menos Frío/ La posición “MAX” más Frío
Una vez transcurrida 4 horas, Usted deber reajustar los controles en ambos compartimientos a las
temperaturas apropiadas a sus necesidades.
USO DE LA CUBETERA DE HIELO
• Llene la bandeja de cubitos de hielo con agua hasta el nivel señalado (¾ de la altura) y colóquela
en el espacio designado.
• Asegúrese que la cubetera de guardar los cubitos de hielo esté situada debajo de la bandeja.
• Espere a que se formen los cubitos de hielos.
Nota: Para obtener hielos se recomienda que Ud. espere una hora como minimo en la posición del
congelador en temperatura (6).
CUIDADOS EN LOS PERIODOS DE AUSENCIA
• Para cortos períodos de ausencia (menos de 21 días) el congelador podrá quedar funcionando.
Coloque el botón de control de temperaturas en la posición mínima.
• En períodos de ausencia más largos, se aconseja dejar el refrigerador limpio y desconectado.
• Retire todo lo que tenga adentro del refrigerador y haga el deshielo y la limpieza general. También
retire las cubeteras, limpie bien y séquelas internamente.
• Deje la puerta entreabierta para penetre el aire y así evitar la formación de olores.
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Compartimiento de su congelador
Este compartimiento está diseñado para un período largo (3 meses) de almacenamiento de
alimentos congelados.
El tiempo de almacenamiento de los alimentos congelados varía y se recomienda almacenarlos
solamente mientras esté vigente la fecha de expiración.
Alimentos congelados preenvasados comercialmente deben ser almacenados de acuerdo con las
indicaciones de su fabricante.
Coloque los alimentos congelados dentro de su electrodoméstico inmediatamente después de
comprarlos. Si hay indicaciones en el envase, sígalas cuidadosamente considerando el tiempo de
almacenamiento.
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CUIDADO Y MANTENIMIENTO
Limpiando su electrodoméstico
• Desconecte el electrodoméstico y retire los alimentos.
• Lave el interior con agua tibia y un trapo suave remojado en una solución de Bicarbonato de Sodio.
La solución consiste en 2 cucharadas del referido compuesto químico y un litro de agua.
• Lave la canasta de almacenaje con un detergente suave.
• Las partes externas de su electrodoméstico deben ser limpiadas con un detergente suave y agua
tibia.
ADVERTENCIA
Asegúrese de desconectar el electrodoméstico de la corriente eléctrica. Si no lo hace, puede
ocasionar un choque eléctrico o herirse.
Si falla el suministro eléctrico
Usualmente la electricidad regresa en unas pocas horas sin afectar la temperatura de su
electrodoméstico, siempre que la puerta no se abra muy frecuentemente. Si le va a faltar electricidad
por un período de tiempo más largo, usted debe tomar los pasos apropiados para proteger sus
alimentos.
Si usted sale de vacaciones
Retire todos los alimentos si va a estar ausente por un período largo; desconecte y limpie su
electrodoméstico.
Deje la puerta del electrodoméstico ligeramente abierta para evitar la formación de mal olor y moho.
Reempiazando La Bombilla
Antes de cambiar la bombilla, desconecte el refrigerador de la
electricidad.
1. Hale y desconecte la cubierta plastica.
2. Remueva la bombilla rotándola hacia la izquierda
3. Reemplace la bombilla con una equivalente de 15 vatios.
4. Vuelva a colocar la capa plástica.
Para mover su electrodoméstico
• Retire los alimentos.
• Asegúrese de colocar cinta adhesiva a todo lo que se puede caer dentro de su
electrodoméstico.
• Retire las patas para prevenir que se dañen.
• Selle las puertas con cinta adhesiva.
• Asegúrese que el electrodoméstico se mantenga parado durante el traslado.
Consejos para ahorrar energía
• Su electrodoméstico debe estar ubicado en el área más fría de la habitación, alejado de
electrodomésticos que produzcan calor o conductos de aire caliente y lejos de los rayos
solares.
• Los alimentos calientes deben estar a temperatura ambiental antes de colocarlos en el
electrodoméstico. Si sobrecarga su electrodoméstico forzará al compresor a funcionar más
tiempo del normal. Los alimentos que se congelan lentamente pierden calidad y se malogran.
• Asegúrese de envolver adecuadamente los alimentos y de secar los empaques o
contenedores antes de colocarlos dentro del electrodoméstico. Colocarlos mojados ocasiona
escarcha en el electrodoméstico.
• La canasta de almacenaje de su electrodoméstico no debe ser forrada con papel aluminio,
papel de cera o papel toalla ya que esto interfiere con la circulación del aire frío restando
eficiencia a su electrodoméstico.
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