Whirlpool FROSTIG Technical data

Safety information
Product description
Control panel
First use
Daily use
Cleaning and maintenance
What to do if…
Technical data
Environmental concerns
Electrical connection for Great Britain
and Ireland only
Safety information
given on the rating plate. The appliance may not
work properly if it is left for a long time at a
temperature outside the specified range.
Before first use
This appliance is intended to be used in household.
To ensure best use of your appliance, carefully read
this User Manual which contains a description of the
product and useful advice.
Keep these instructions for future reference.
1. After unpacking the appliance, make sure it is not
damaged and that the door closes properly.
Any functional fault must be reported to IKEA After
Sales Service as soon as possible.
2. Wait at least two hours before switching the
appliance on, to ensure that the refrigerant circuit
is fully efficient.
3. The electrical installation and the electrical
connection must be carried out by a qualified
technician according to the manufacturer's
instructions and in compliance with the local safety
4. Clean the inside of the appliance before using it.
Precautions and general recommendations
Installation and connection
• The appliance must be handled and installed by
two or more persons.
• Be careful not to damage the floors (e.g. parquet)
when moving the appliance.
• During installation, make sure the appliance does
not damage the power cable.
• Make sure the appliance is not near a heat source.
• To guarantee adequate ventilation, leave a
space on both sides and above the appliance
and follow the installation instructions.
• Keep the appliance ventilation openings free.
• Do not damage the appliance refrigerant circuit
• Install and level the appliance on a floor strong
enough to take its weight and in a place suitable
for its size and use.
• Install the appliance in a dry and well-ventilated
place. The appliance is arranged for operation in
places where the temperature comes within the
following ranges, according to the climatic class
Climatic Class Amb. T. (°C)
Amb. T. (°F)
From 10 to 32 From 50 to 90
From 16 to 32 From 61 to 90
From 16 to 38 From 61 to 100
From 16 to 43 From 61 to 110
Make sure the voltage specified on the rating
plate corresponds to that of your home.
Do not use single/multi adapters or extension
For the water connection, use the pipe supplied
with the new appliance; do not reuse that of the
previous appliance.
Power cable modification or replacement must
only be carried out by qualified personnel or by
After-sales Service.
It must be possible to disconnect the appliance
from the power supply by unplugging it or by
means of a mains two-pole switch installed
upstream of the socket.
• Do not store explosive substances such as aerosol
cans with a flammable propellant in this
• Do not store or use petrol, flammable liquids or
gas in the vicinity of this or other electrical
appliances. The fumes can cause fires or
• Do not use mechanical, electric or chemical
means other than those recommended by the
Manufacturer to speed up the defrost process.
• Do not use or place electrical devices inside the
appliance compartments if they are not of the
type expressly authorised by the Manufacturer.
• This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory
or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given
supervision or instruction concerning use of the
appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
• To avoid the risk of children becoming trapped
and suffocating, do not allow them to play or
hide inside the appliance.
• Do not swallow the contents (non-toxic) of the ice
packs (in some models).
• Do not eat ice cubes or ice lollies immediately
after taking them out of the freezer since they
may cause cold burns.
• Before carrying out any maintenance or cleaning
operation, unplug the appliance or disconnect it
from the power supply.
• All appliances equipped with an automatic icemaker and water dispenser must be connected to
a water supply that only delivers drinking water
(with mains water pressure of between 0.17 and
0.81 Mpa (1.7 and 8.1 bar)). Automatic icemakers and/or water dispensers not directly
connected to the water supply must be filled with
drinking water only.
• Use the refrigerator compartment only for storing
fresh food and the freezer compartment only for
storing frozen food, freezing fresh food and
making ice cubes.
• Do not store glass containers with liquids in the
freezer since they may burst.
The Manufacturer declines any liability if the above
advice and precautions are not respected.
Cleaning, sanitization and maintenance
of the ice and water dispenser (if present)
Failure to observe the sanitization instructions
provided may compromise the hygiene and safety
of water dispensed.
• When using the appliance for the first time,
discard the first 9-14 litres of water, equivalent to
6-7 minutes of dispensing (not necessarily
consecutive, but before initial consumption) and
discard the ice produced in the first 24 hours.
• Reposition the removable water dispenser (if
present), ensuring your hands are hygienically
• Periodically clean the ice bucket or drawer under
running water only.
• Every six months, sanitize the water and ice
dispenser system using a food grade disinfectant
solution (with sodium hypochlorite) which does not
taint the appliance materials. Rinse with water
before use.
• Replacement of any parts of the ice and water
dispenser must be carried out using original spare
parts provided by the Manufacturer.
• Any work on the appliance must be carried out by
a qualified technician or the After-sales Service.
Product description
Carefully read the operating instructions before
using the appliance.
1 Control panel
2 Top drawer
3 Bottom drawer
Notes: The number and shape the of accessories
may vary according to the model. With the
exception of the vertical glass separator, all
accessories can be removed.
Caution: The refrigerator accessories must not be
placed in a dishwasher.
Bottle rack
Milk / fruit juice cartons compartment
Control panel
Thermostat control knob
Appliance “On” warning light
“Tropical” function yellow light
“Tropical” function button
Temperature adjustment
To change the temperatures in the compartments,
turn the thermostat setting knob:
• on the lowest numbers, 1-2 (MIN) for the LEAST
COLD temperature;
• on the highest numbers, 3-4 (MAX), for the
COLDEST temperature.
The fan will ONLY operate when the compressor
is on and the upper drawer is closed. Pay
attention not to obstruct the vent openings on the
drawers walls.
Note: ambient temperature, frequency of drawer
opening and position of the appliance can affect
the temperature inside the refrigerator
compartment. These factors should therefore be
taken into account when setting temperatures.
First use
Connect the appliance to the mains power supply.
The ideal temperatures for preserving food have
already been set at the factory (2-3/MED).
Note: After switching the appliance on, it will be
necessary to wait for 2 to 3 hours before a
temperature suitable for a standard appliance load
is reached.
Daily use
Operation of the refrigerator
This appliance is a drawers refrigerator which
enables the storage of fresh foods and beverages.
Refrigerator compartment defrosting is completely
Optimum performance depends on the climatic
class indicated on the rating plate. This product is
fitted with a drawers’ internal ventilation system.
For this reason, attention should be paid to the
ventilation holes. Foods and beverages should be
stored in closed containers or covered with film.
Switching the appliance on and temperature
Switch the power to the appliance on. The ideal
temperatures for preserving foods are already
factory set.
• 4-5 hours are required for the refrigerator
compartment to reach a temperature suitable for
• Ambient temperature, frequency of drawer
opening and position of the appliance can affect
the temperature inside. These factors should
therefore be taken into account when setting
• In storing the food in the drawers, ensure vents
are not obstructed.
• Do not place hot food in the compartments.
• Store liquids in closed containers.
• Storing vegetables with high water content can
cause condensation to form: this does not affect
correct appliance operation.
Temperature adjustment
To change the temperatures in the compartments,
turn the thermostat setting knob:
• on the lowest numbers, 1-2 (MIN) for the LEAST
COLD temperature;
• on the highest numbers, 3-4 (MAX), for the
COLDEST temperature.
Switching the refrigerator off
Rotate the thermostat knob (1) on : the appliance
is switched off and the green LED (2) goes off. To
switch the refrigerator back on rotate the knob (1)
clockwise. The green LED (2) comes on.
“Tropical” function (removes condensation)
This function is used in case of condensation on the
drawers seals. Press the button (4) and the yellow
LED (3) will come on. To deactivate the function
press the same button (4) again.
Cleaning and maintenance
Before carrying out any cleaning or maintenance
operations, switch the appliance off by pressing
button (1) on , then unplug or disconnect the
appliance from the power supply.
Cleaning the refrigerator
Refrigerator defrosting is completely automatic.
Droplets of water on the back wall behind the
drawer, indicate that the automatic defrost phase is
in progress.
The defrost water is automatically run into a drain
hole and collected in a container, where it
Clean the defrost water drain hole regularly using
the tool supplied, in order to ensure the constant
and correct flow of defrost water.
• The vertical glass separators inside the drawers
are part of the structure and should not be
• The drawers sliding guides are coated with a
food compatible lubricant which helps opening
and closing.
Never remove the lubricant and ensure that no
foreign objects fall on the sliding guides,
preventing them from operating correctly.
Cleaning the appliance:
1. Rotate the control knob (1) on .
2. Empty the drawer.
3. Remove all food and beverages accessories.
4. Clean the refrigerator drawers with a sponge
soaked in a solution of lukewarm water and/or
mild detergent. Do not use abrasive substances or
5. Rinse and dry with a soft cloth.
6. Replace the accessories.
7. Rotate the control knob (1) clockwise to turn the
fridge compartment back on.
5. Use a rotation movement to lift the front of the
drawer and pull out.
To replace the basket follow the inverse procedure.
Removing the baskets
For a more thorough cleaning of the appliance or
for removing foods which may have fallen on the
back of the baskets, these can be removed, giving a
better accessibility inside the appliance.
To remove the baskets proceed as follows:
1. Open the drawer and switch the appliance off,
following the procedure in the section “Cleaning
the appliance”.
2. Remove all food, beverages and accessories from
the drawers; this will make the drawer lighter,
facilitating the removal operation.
Facing the appliance, hold the top edges of both
sides of the basket (halfway down the length).
3. Lift the basket, releasing it from the hooks (hooks
4. Push the basket inside the appliance.
NOTE: Before placing accessories and foods back,
ensure that the hooks “A” are correctly placed.
The above procedure should be followed for both
Note: in high humidity conditions (normal during
the summer months or in extremely humid
environments), external condensation
could appear on the lower drawer seals. Using a
soft cloth, remove this condensation on the seals
and if necessary on the front of the drawer, and
activate the “Tropical” function (4) on the control
The function is activated when the yellow light (3) is
on. To deactivate, press the same button again.
If the refrigerator is not used for prolonged
periods, it is advisable to leave the drawers open
to prevent the formation of mould, odors and
Storing food
Wrap food so that no water, moisture or condensate
can enter; this will prevent odours or aromas going
from one part to another in the refrigerator, ensuring
better preservation of foods.
If the appliance is not going to be used
In case of power failures
Disconnect the appliance from the power supply,
remove all the food, defrost and clean. Leave the
doors open enough for air to circulate inside the
compartments. This will prevent the formation of
mould and bad odours.
Keep the doors of the appliance closed. In this way
the stored food will stay cold as long as possible.
What to do if…
Possible cause
The control panel is off There might be a problem with the
and the appliance
electric power supply to the
does not operate
Check that:
• there isn't a power supply failure
• the power plug is correctly inserted in
the power socket and the two-pole
switch, if present, is in the correct
position (on)
• the electric circuit safety devices
installed in the house are fully functional
• the power supply cable is not broken
The temperature inside There may be several causes
the compartments is
(see "Solutions")
not cold enough.
Check that:
• the drawers are closed correctly
• the appliance is not placed near a heat
• the temperature set is appropriate
• air circulation through the ventilation
grills at the bottom of the appliance is
not obstructed
There is water at the
bottom of the
The defrost water drain is obstructed.
Clean the defrost water drain hole (see
"Cleaning and maintenance").
The front edge of the
appliance is hot at the
door seal edge.
This is not a fault. It is part of the
design to prevent the formation of
No solution is necessary.
• Gurgling, hissing and humming noises from the
refrigerating system are normal.
Before contacting the After-sales service:
Switch the appliance on again to see if the problem
has disappeared. If not, switch it off again and
repeat the operation after an hour.
If your appliance still does not work properly after
carrying out the checks listed in the troubleshooting
guide and switching the appliance on again,
contact the After-sales service, clearly explaining
the problem and specifying:
• the type of fault;
• the model;
• the type and serial number of the appliance
(given on the rating plate);
• the Service number (the number after the word
SERVICE on the rating plate inside the appliance).
Reversing of appliance door opening is not
covered by the warranty.
Technical data
Net Volume (l)
Defrost system
Star Rating
Rising Time (h)
Freezing Capacity (kg/24h)
Energy consumption (kwh/24h)
Noise level (dba)
Energy class
The technical
information are
situated in the
rating plate on
the internal side
of the appliance
and in the
energy label
Environmental concerns
1. Packing
The packing material is 100% recyclable and bears
the recycling symbol. For disposal, comply with the
local regulations. Keep the packing materials (plastic
bags, polystyrene parts, etc.) out of the reach of
children, as they are a potential source of danger.
2. Scrapping/Disposal
The appliance is manufactured using recyclable
material. This appliance is marked in compliance
with European Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste
Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). By
ensuring the correct disposal of this appliance, you
can help prevent potentially negative consequences
for the environment and the health of persons.
The symbol
on the appliance, or on the
accompanying documents, indicates that this
appliance should not be treated as domestic waste
but must be taken to a special collection centre for
the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment.
When scrapping the appliance, make it unusable by
cutting off the power cable and removing the doors
and shelves so that children cannot easily climb
inside and become trapped.
Scrap the appliance in compliance with local
regulations on waste disposal, taking it to a special
collection centre; do not leave the appliance
unattended even for a few days, since it is a
potential source of danger for children.
For further information on the treatment, recovery
and recycling of this product, contact your competent
local office, the household waste collection service or
the shop where you purchased the appliance.
This appliance does not contain CFCs. The
refrigerant circuit contains R600a (HC) (see the rating
plate inside the appliance).
Appliances with Isobutane (R600a): isobutane is a
natural gas without environmental impact, but is
flammable. Therefore, make sure the refrigerant
circuit pipes are not damaged.
Declaration of conformity
• This appliance has been designed for preserving
food and is manufactured in compliance with
Regulation (CE) No. 1935/2004.
• This appliance has been designed, manufactured
and marketed in compliance with:
- safety objectives of the “Low Voltage” Directive
2006/95/CE (which replaces 73/23/CEE and
subsequent amendments);
- the protection requirements of Directive “EMC”
Electrical safety of the appliance can only be
guaranteed if it is correctly connected to an
approved earthing system.
Electrical connection for Great Britain and Ireland only
Warning - this appliance must be earthed
Fuse replacement
If the mains lead of this appliance is fitted with a BS
1363A 13amp fused plug, to change a fuse in this
type of plug use an A.S.T.A. approved fuse to BS
1362 type and proceed as follows:
1. Remove the fuse cover (A) and fuse (B).
2.Fit replacement 13A fuse into fuse cover.
3.Refit both into plug.
The fuse cover must be refitted when changing a
fuse and if the fuse cover is lost the plug must not
be used until a correct replacement is fitted.
Correct replacement are identified by the colour
insert or the colour embossed in words on the base
of the plug.
Replacement fuse covers are available from your
local electrical store.
For the Republic of Ireland only
The information given in respect of Great Britain will
frequently apply, but a third type of plug and
socket is also used, the 2-pin, side earth type.
Socket outlet / plug (valid for both countries)
If the fitted plug is not suitable for your socket
outlet, please contact After-sales Service for further
instruction. Please do not attempt to change plug
yourself. This procedure needs to be carried out by
a qualified technician in compliance with the
manufactures instructions and current standard
safety regulations.
How long is the IKEA guarantee valid?
This guarantee is valid for five (5) years from the
original date of purchase of your appliance at
IKEA, unless the appliance is named LAGAN in
which case two (2) years of guarantee apply. The
original sales receipt, is required as proof of
purchase. If service work is carried out under
guarantee, this will not extend the guarantee
period for the appliance.
Which appliances are not covered by the IKEA
five (5) years guarantee?
The range of appliances named LAGAN and all
appliances purchased in IKEA before 1st of August
Who will execute the service?
IKEA service provider will provide the service
through its own service operations or authorized
service partner network.
What does this guarantee cover?
The guarantee covers faults of the appliance, which
have been caused by faulty construction or material
faults from the date of purchase from IKEA. This
guarantee applies to domestic use only. The
exceptions are specified under the headline “What
is not covered under this guarantee?” Within the
guarantee period, the costs to remedy the fault e.g.
repairs, parts, labour and travel will be covered,
provided that the appliance is accessible for repair
without special expenditure. On these conditions
the EU guidelines (Nr. 99/44/EG) and the
respective local regulations are applicable.
Replaced parts become the property of IKEA.
What will IKEA do to correct the problem?
IKEA appointed service provider will examine the
product and decide, at its sole discretion, if it is
covered under this guarantee. If considered
covered, IKEA Service Provider or its authorized
service partner through its own service operations,
will then, at its sole discretion, either repair the
defective product or replace it with the same or a
comparable product.
What is not covered under this guarantee?
• Normal wear and tear.
• Deliberate or negligent damage, damage caused
by failure to observe operating instructions,
incorrect installation or by connection to the
wrong voltage, damage caused by chemical or
electrochemical reaction, rust, corrosion or water
damage including but not limited to damage
caused by excessive lime in the water supply,
damage caused by abnormal environmental
• Consumable parts including batteries and lamps.
• Non-functional and decorative parts which do not
affect normal use of the appliance, including any
scratches and possible color differences.
• Accidental damage caused by foreign objects or
substances and cleaning or unblocking of filters,
drainage systems or soap drawers.
• Damage to the following parts: ceramic glass,
accessories, crockery and cutlery baskets, feed
and drainage pipes, seals, lamps and lamp
covers, screens, knobs, casings and parts of
casings. Unless such damages can be proved to
have been caused by production faults.
• Cases where no fault could be found during a
technician’s visit.
• Repairs not carried out by our appointed service
providers and/or an authorized service
contractual partner or where non-original parts
have been used.
• Repairs caused by installation which is faulty or
not according to specification.
• The use of the appliance in a non-domestic
environment i.e. professional use.
• Transportation damages. If a customer transports
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is not liable for any damage that may occur
during transport. However, if IKEA delivers the
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delivery will be covered by IKEA.
• Cost for carrying out the initial installation of the
IKEA appliance.
However, if an IKEA appointed Service Provider
or its authorized service partner repairs or
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authorized service partner will reinstall the
repaired appliance or install the replacement, if
necessary. This does not apply within Ireland,
customer should contact the local IKEA dedicated
after sales line or the appointed Service Provider
for further information.
These restrictions do not apply to fault-free work
carried out by a qualified specialist using our
original parts in order to adapt the appliance to the
technical safety specifications of another EU country.
How country law applies
The IKEA guarantee gives you specific legal rights,
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However these conditions do not limit in any way
consumer rights described in the local legislation.
Area of validity
For appliances which are purchased in one EU
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An obligation to carry out services in the framework
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complies and is installed in accordance with:
- the technical specifications of the country in which
the guarantee claim is made;
- the Assembly Instructions and User Manual
Safety Information.
The dedicated AFTER SALES for IKEA appliances
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• ask for clarifications on installation of the IKEA
appliance in the dedicated IKEA kitchen furniture;
• ask for clarification on functions of IKEA
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assistance, please read carefully the Assembly
Instructions and/or the User Manual before
contacting us.
How to reach us if you need our service
Please refer to the last page of this
manual for the full list of IKEA
appointed After Sales Service
Provider and relative national phone
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recommend to use the specific phone
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specific appliance you need an assistance for.
Please also always refer to the IKEA article
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