AEG 86378-KG Refrigerator User Manual

SANTO 86378-KG
Electronic Refrigerator/Freezer
Operating Instructions
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Dear customer,
Before placing your new refrigerator/freezer into operation please read
these operating instructions carefully. They contain important
information for safe use, for installation and for care of the appliance.
Please keep these operating instructions for future reference. Pass them
on to possible new owners of the appliance.
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Notes which are important for your safety or for the proper functioning of the appliance are stressed with a warning triangle and/or with
signal words (Warning!, Caution!, Important!). Please observe the following carefully.
0 1. This symbol and numbered instructions guide you step by step in the
operation of the appliance.
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Supplementary information regarding operation and practical uses of
the appliance appear after this symbol.
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Tips and notes concerning economical and environmentally sound use
of the appliance are marked with the cloverleaf.
Explanations of the technical terminology used in the operating
instructions can be found at the end in the section "Technical
Terminology".
The operating instructions contain instructions for the correction of
possible malfunctions by the user in the section "What to do if ...". If
these instructions should not be sufficient, please contact your local
AEG Service Force Centre.
Printed on paper manufactured with environmentally sound processes.
he who thinks ecologically acts accordingly ...
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Contents
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Environmental Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Appliance Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Before Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Packaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Fitting the Door Handles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installation Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The refrigerator/freezer needs ventilation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Appliance Alignment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Electrical Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Carbon filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Reversing The Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Appliance Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View of Appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Freezer tray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cold Accumulation Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Control panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Temperature setting buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Temperature Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
RESET button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
MODE button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Text display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Prior to Initial Start-Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Initial Start-Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Temperature Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Operating modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SHOPPING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
FROSTMATIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
COOLMATIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
FROSTMATIC and COOLMATIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HOLIDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Switching the Appliance Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Contents
Control and Information Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Power cut warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
“Open door” warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Temperature warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Function Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Opening the Freezer Compartment Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Interior Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Storage Shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Variable Inner Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Quick Chill Shelf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bottle- and Can Holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dismantling of the Bottle- and Can Holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Quick chill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bottle Holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Correct storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Freezing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Frozen Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Storage Goods Symbols/Freezing Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Preparation of Ice Cubes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Defrosting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Maintenance and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Internal Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
External Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing the light bulb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Hints and Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Normal Operating Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Food Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Energy Saving Advice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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What to do if ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Regulations, Standards, Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Technical Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Guarantee Conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Service & Spare Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
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Safety Instructions
These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure
that you understand them all before installing or using this
appliance. Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure
about any of the meanings of these warnings contact the Customer
Care Department.
Prior to Installation
• Check the refrigerator/freezer for transport damage. Under no
circumstances should a damaged appliance be installed! In the event
of damage, please contact your retailer.
Installation
• This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken when moving it.
• It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to modify this
product in any way.
• Ensure that the appliance does not stand on the electrical supply
cable. If the supply cable is damaged, it must be replaced by a cable
available from your local Service Force Centre.
• Make sure that the power plug is not squashed or damaged by the
back of the fridge/freezer. A damaged power plug may overheat and
cause a fire.
• If the power plug socket is loose, do not insert the power plug. There
is a risk of electric shock or fire.
• Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried
out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
• Parts which heat up should not be exposed. Whenever possible, the
back of the appliance should be close to a wall, but leaving the
required distance for ventilation, as stated in the installation
instructions.
• The appliance should be left for 2 hours after installation before it is
turned on, in order to allow the refrigerant to settle.
Refrigerant
The refrigerant isobutane (R600a) is contained within the refrigerant
circuit of the appliance, a natural gas with a high level of
environmental compatibility, which is nevertheless flammable.
• During transportation and installation of the appliance, be certain
that none of the components of the refrigerant circuit become
damaged.
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Important Safety Instructions
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• If the refrigerant circuit should become damaged:
– avoid open flames and sources of ignition;
– thoroughly ventilate the room in which the appliance is situated.
Child Safety
• Do not allow children to tamper with the controls or play with the
product. Inform children of the possible dangers and instruct them in
the correct use of the appliance.
• Keep packaging material away from children! (There is a risk of
suffocation!)
During Use
• This appliance is designed for domestic use only, specifically for the
storage of edible foodstuffs only. It is not intended for commercial or
industrial use
• Containers with flammable gases or liquids can leak at low
temperatures. Do not store any containers with flammable materials
such as, spray cans, fire extinguisher refill cartridges etc in the
freezer.
• Frozen food should not be refrozen once it has thawed out.
• Do not place carbonated or fizzy drinks in the freezer.
• Ice lollies can cause ’frost/freezer burns’ if consumed straight from
the freezer compartment. Inform children of this danger.
• Do not remove items from the freezer compartment if your hands are
damp/wet, as this could cause skin abrasions or frost/freezer burns.
• Bottles and cans must not be placed in the freezer. They can burst
when the contents freeze.
• Manufacturers´ recommended storage times should be adhered to.
Refer to relevant instructions.
Maintenance and Cleaning
• Before cleaning, always switch off the appliance and disconnect from
the electrical supply.
• When unplugging always pull the plug from the mains socket, do not
pull on the cable. Damage to the cord may cause a short circuit, fire
and/or electric shock.
Servicing
• This product should be serviced by an authorised engineer and only
genuine spare parts should be used.
• Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the appliance
yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause
injury or serious malfunctioning.
Contact your local AEG Service Force Centre.
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Environmental Information
Packaging
All transit packaging materials are environmentally compatible and can
be reused. Wood is un-treated. The plastics can be recycled and are
identified as follows:
>PE< for polyethylene, e.g. the outer covering and the bags in the
interior.
>PS< for polystyrene foam, e.g. the pads, which are pure hydrocarbon
compounds and can be recycled.
The carton parts are made from recycled paper. Please dispose of the
packaging with due care for the environment.
Old Appliances
When disposing of your old appliance:
Make the appliance unusable by cutting off the cable and remove any
door catches to ensure small children cannot be trapped inside.
Help to keep your country tidy - use an authorised disposal site.
Appliance Transport
Two persons are required to transport the appliance. Two handles are
provided on the back of the appliance at the top to enable a better
hold. Before transporting, the plinth cover must be removed to prevent
damage.
0 1. To remove the plinth cover from
the stops, tilt downwards and then
pull forwards.
Important: Do not damage door
contact (if present)
2. Grip the appliance with the
recessed handles positioned as
in the drawing, and transport
the appliance.
3. In order to push the appliance
into its final position, press
carefully at the top of the door
and tip the appliance back
slightly. The weight is thus
transferred to the back wheels and the appliance can be easily pushed.
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4. When the appliance is standing in the desired place, attach the plinth
cover. Make sure that the door contact (if present) is not damaged and
that it engages in the corresponding aperture in the plinth cover.
Before Use
Packaging
0 1. Remove all adhesive tape and packaging from the interior of the appli-
ance.
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Any remnants of adhesive can be removed with white spirit.
2. Remove the transport protection pieces and pull off the adhesive tape.
3. Wash the inside of the appliance with lukewarm water with a little
bicarbonate of soda added (5 ml to 0.5 litre of water). Do not use soap
or detergent as the smell may linger. Dry the appliance thoroughly.
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Remove the transport fittings from
the storage shelves:
4. Slide the fittings securing the shelf
forward to the thicker section on
the edge of the storage shelf.
5. Take hold of the storage shelf at
the back and together with the fittings slide the storage shelf far
enough forward so that it can be
hinged downwards and the fittings
can be removed from the guides.
Fitting the Door Handles
To keep the amount of packaging down and to reduce the size for
transporting, the door handles are not mounted when the appliance is
delivered.
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Take care! Do not tighten screws too tightly (max. 2 Nm), the door
handles could be damaged.
The handles are packed separately on the padding in front of the door,
the brackets and screws inside the appliance.
To mount, lay the appliance carefully on its back, if necessary. Use a
piece of padding or a blanket as protection under the appliance.
0 1. Screw the top door bracket to the
door handle (1). Mount the
bottom door bracket to the
bottom of the door (2).
Important: Ensure door handle is
correctly positioned
2. Mount top door bracket on the
top of the door (3) and screw
handle to bottom door bracket
(4).
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Installation
Installation Location
The appliance should be installed in a well ventilated, dry room.
Energy use and efficient performance of the appliance is affected by
the ambient temperature.
The appliance should therefore
– not be exposed to direct sunlight;
– not be installed next to radiators, cookers or other sources of heat;
– only be installed at a location whose ambient temperature
corresponds to the climate classification, for which the appliance is
designed.
The climate classification can be found on the rating plate, which is
located at the left on the inside of the appliance.
The following table shows which ambient temperature is correct for
each climate classification:
Climate classification
for an ambient temperature of
SN
+10 to +32 °C
N
+16 to +32 °C
ST
+18 to +38 °C
T
+18 to +43 °C
If installation next to a source of heat is unavoidable, the following
minimum clearances must be maintained at the sides of the appliance:
– for electric cookers 3 cm;
– for oil and coal fired ranges 30 cm.
If these clearances cannot be maintained a heat insulating pad is required between the cooker and the refrigeration appliance.
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Installation
The refrigerator/freezer needs ventilation
Air is fed under the door through the
vent slots in the base and is exhausted
upwards along the back wall. To ensure
proper air circulation never cover or
alter the vent openings.
Important! If the appliance is installed
under a hanging cabinet, a clearance of
at least 10 cm between the top of the
appliance and the cabinet above it must
be maintained.
Please check whether, after installing
your appliance and especially after
reversing the door, the door seal seals
tightly. A badly fitting door seal may
lead to heavy frosting and a higher
power consumption (see also "What to
do if ...“).
0 1. Remove the two wall spacers from
the appliance accessories pack and,
in accordance with the illustrations,
fix them at the top of the rear of the
appliance so that the distance from
the wall required for the necessary
ventilation is ensured.
Appliance Alignment
The appliance must stand on a firm horizontal surface.
0 1. Please level out unevennesses in the
floor by screwing the two adjustable
front feet in or out using the 13 mm
spanner supplied. To do this remove
the plinth panel (see chapter
“Transporting the appliance“)
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Installation
Electrical Connection
Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried
out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
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WARNING – THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
The manufacturer declines any liability should these safety measures
not be observed.
Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the
same as that indicated on the appliance rating plate. The rating plate is
inside, on the left.
The appliance is supplied with a 13 amp plug fitted. In the event of
having to change the fuse in the plug supplied, a 13 amp ASTA
approved (BS 1362) fuse must be used.
Important
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance with the
following code:
Green
Green and Yellow Earth
& Yellow
Blue
Neutral
Brown
Live
As the colours of the wires in the
mains lead of this appliance may
not correspond with the coloured
markings indentifying the
Brown
Blue
terminals in your plug, proceed
as follows:
1. The wire coloured green and
yellow must be connected to
Cord Clamp
the terminal marked with the
letter "E“ or by the earth
symbol or coloured green and yellow.
2. The wire coloured blue must be connected to the terminal "N“ or
coloured black.
3. The wire coloured brown must be connected to the terminal marked
"L“ or coloured red.
4. Upon completion there must be no cut, or stray strands of wire
present and the cord clamp must be secure over the outer sheat.
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Warning! A cut-off plug inserted into a 13 amp socket is a serious
safety (shock) hazard. Ensure that the cut-off plug is disposed of safely.
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Carbon filter
There is a active carbon filter in the rear wall of the fridge section. The
carbon filter cleans the air in the fridge section and in the LONGFRESH
0°C cold section by binding unpleasant smells.
Tip: The active carbon filter is a part subject to wear and is not covered
by the warranty.
Inserting and changing the active carbon filter:
When the fridge is delivered, the carbon filter is packed in a plastic bag
to ensure a long life. Before using the appliance for the first time, the
carbon filter must be inserted behind the air discharge grill.
With the fridge operating normally, the
carbon filter should be changed once a year to
ensure optimum function.
New carbon filters can be obtained from
specialist dealers or from the customer care
department.
0 1. To open the grill, press the lever on the right
of the grill (1) and open the grill forwards (2).
2. To change the old carbon filter, pull it from
the runners (3).
3. Insert the new carbon filter into the runners
of the grill (3) and press the grill closed until
it snaps into place.
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Take care when handling the filter to prevent
dislodging carbon particles.
Reversing The Door
The door hinges can be changed if required to suit the location where
the appliance is installed.
Important! Only a qualified technician should change the side on
which the door is fixed. If this is necessary, please contact our Customer
Services or your dealer.
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Warning! Unplug from the mains, before reversing the door.
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Appliance Description
View of Appliance
(various models)
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Control panel
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Freezer drawer (for storage and freezing)
Butter and cheese compartment with lid
Door storage compartments
Bottle compartment
LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone
Shelves
Quick chill shelf
Bottle and can holder
Rating plate
Air discharge grill with regulator
Freezer drawer (only for storage). When defrosting the bottom
drawer also serves as a water collecting vessel
Freezer tray
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Appliance Description
Freezer tray
In the freezer section there is a
freezer tray in the second drawer
from the top. It can be used in both
the top drawer and the second
drawer from the top.
Berries and vegetables, for example,
can be pre-frozen on the freezer tray.
Advantage: The berries are not squeezed and maintain their natural
form. The frozen berries can then be stored in compartments or drawers
packaged in individual portions.
Cold Accumulation Block
A cold accumulation block is enclosed with the appliance.
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In the event of power failure or a malfunction of the appliance, the
cold accumulation block will increase the hold over period by several
hours. The cold accumulation block cools best if it is placed in the top
drawer at the front on the frozen food. If the freezer section is only
partially filled, pack the frozen food together as tightly as possible, so
that in the event of a power cut the cold remains in the frozen food for
longer.
When freezing food, place the cold accumulation block on the already
frozen food to prevent defrosting due to the warmth of the food that is
being frozen.
When defrosting the appliance place the cold accumulation block on
top of the frozen food to keep it cold.
The block may also be used in a cool bag to keep the temperature of
food down during transportation.
Refer to the section "Prior to Initial Start-Up" regarding the freezing of
the cold accumulation block.
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Appliance Description
Control panel
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ON/OFF button
Fridge section indicator
Temperature indicator for fridge section (not for
LONGFRESH 0 °C cold section)
Buttons for setting temperature for fridge section
Thermometer indicator for fridge section (with COOLMATIC)
MODE button for setting the operating mode
Text display
RESET button
Freezer section indicator
Temperature indicator for freezer section
Buttons for setting temperature for freezer section
Thermometer indicator for freezer section (with FROSTMATIC)
Temperature setting buttons
The temperature is adjusted using the
„+“ (WARMER) and „-“ (COLDER) buttons.
These buttons are connected to the temperature display.
• The temperature display is switched over from the display of the
ACTUAL temperature (Temperature display is illuminated) to the display of the DESIRED temperature (Temperature display flashes) by
pressing one of the two buttons, „+“ (WARMER) or „-“ (COLDER).
• Each time one of the two buttons is pressed again the DESIRED temperature is adjusted by 1 °C.
• If neither button is pressed, the temperature display automatically
switches back after a short period (approx. 5 sec.) to the display of
the ACTUAL temperature.
DESIRED temperature means:
The temperature that has been selected for inside the fridge or the
freezer compartment. The DESIRED temperature is indicated by flashing
numbers.
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ACTUAL temperature means:
The temperature display indicates the current temperature inside the
fridge or the freezer compartment. The ACTUAL temperature is indicated with static illuminated numbers.
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Once the COOLMATIC- or the FROSTMATIC function has been switched
on the DESIRED temperature that was set originally for the fridge or
the freezer cannot be changed.
Temperature Displays
The temperature displays shows several
types of information.
• In normal operation the average temperature in the fridge section is
displayed (ACTUAL temperature). The variations in temperature in the
whole fridge section are small.
• In the freezer section the warmest temperature is displayed (ACTUAL
temperature). When fully filled, the warmest zone is normally located
at the top in the front area of the freezer section. Depending upon
how the section is filled, the temperatures are lower in other areas of
the freezer section.
• While the temperature is being set, the currently set fridge and
freezer section temperatures flash in the display (DESIRED
temperature).
Tip: When changing the temperature setting wait about 24 hours
until the temperature display has stabilised.
• When there is a temperature warning for the freezer compartment, if
the RESET button is activated, the temperature display will show for 5
seconds the warmest temperature the frozen food has reached.
• If there is a fault in the appliance the temperature display shows:
– a square or a letter in the temperature display of the fridge for a
fault in the fridge,
– a square or a letter in the temperature display of the freezer for a
fault in the freezer.
RESET button
With the RESET button, the acoustic warning signal can
be switched off, e.g. the "Open Door" warning when
sorting in or out, the food to be chilled or frozen.
When there is a temperature warning for the freezer compartment, if
the RESET button is activated, the temperature display will show for 5
seconds the warmest temperature the frozen food has reached.
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Appliance Description
MODE button
Different operating modes can be set using the MODE
button.
The following operating modes can be selected:
– SHOPPING: Fridge temperature value 3 °C for 6 hours, cooling for
freezer section runs for 1 hour in continuous operation.
– FROSTMATIC: Cooling for the freezer section runs for 52 hours in
continuous operation.
– COOLMATIC: Fridge temperature value 3 °C for 6 hours.
– FROSTMATIC and COOLMATIC:
Cooling for freezer section runs for 52 hours in
continuous operation, fridge temperature value 3 °C for
6 hours.
– HOLIDAY: Fridge temperature value 14 °C.
–
: Normal operation according to the required
temperatures set.
0 1. Press MODE button once. In the display the operating mode SHOPPING
will flash.
2. After approx. 4 seconds the display stops flashing, the operating mode
SHOPPING is set.
3. If another operating mode is to be set, before 4 seconds have elapsed,
press the MODE button repeatedly until the desired mode is shown in
the display. After approx. 4 seconds have elapsed, the display stops
flashing, the operating mode is set. If the MODE button is pressed
again, the next operating mode appears in the display.
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To return to normal operation, press the MODE button repeatedly until
no words appear in the display (“
”).
Text display
The names of the various operating modes that can be set
with the MODE button and the words indicating an alarm,
power cut or electrical fault appear in the text display.
• Operating modes: SHOPPING, FROSTMATIC, COOLMATIC, FROSTMATIC
and COOLMATIC, HOLIDAY, empty field when operating normally.
• Alarm: DOOR OPEN when the doors of the appliance have been open
for too long, TEMPERATURE when there is a temperature warning
• After a power cut: POWER displayed
• Electrical fault: SERVICE displayed
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Prior to Initial Start-Up
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Before connecting the appliance to the mains and putting it into operation for the first time, leave the appliance to stand for 30 minutes if
was transported upright. After transport on its side, the appliance must
be left to stand for 2 hours before putting it into operation. This is
necessary to allow the oil to flow back into the compressor. Otherwise
the compressor may be damaged.
0 1. Please clean the appliance interior and all accessories prior to initial
start-up (see section: "Maintenance and Cleaning").
2. The appliance must be correctly installed in accordance with the chapter "Installation" before it is put into operation for the first time. Care
should be especially taken that the mains voltage and frequency available correspond with the appliance’s rating plate.
3. Remove the cold accumulation block from the appliance.
4. Place the cold accumulation block into a drawer only after the optimal
storage temperature of -18 °C has been reached, and allow to freeze.
5. After 24 hours place the cold accumulation block at the front of the
upper drawer.
6. Re-freeze the thawed cold accumulation block in the same fashion, e.g.
after cleaning the appliance.
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Initial Start-Up
0 1. Insert plug into mains socket.
2. Press and hold down the ON/OFF button. The temperature indicator and
the back lighting light up, the appliance starts up. An alarm sounds,
TEMPERATURE appears in the display and the back lighting flashes in
red.
3. Switch off alarm and red back lighting using RESET button. The
TEMPERATURE indicator goes out, if the temperature in the appliance
has gone below the warning temperature.
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Temperature settings set in the factory: +5 °C for the fridge section,
-18 °C for the freezer section.
4. Set the refrigerator to the desired temperature (see section: "Temperature Adjustment").
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Goods to be refrigerated can be loaded shortly after switching on,
because the storage temperature in the refrigerator is quickly reached.
When the freezer section is operating and the fridge section is switched
off, the latter can be switched on by pressing either of the fridge
section buttons “+” or “-”.
5. Set the freezer temperature to -18 °C or colder (see section: "Temperature Adjustment").
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Do not load freezer with goods until a temperature of -18 °C has been
reached, or until the red warning indicator light has gone out.
Temperature Adjustment
With the individual temperature setting buttons the desired
temperatures in the refrigerator and in the freezer compartment can be
adjusted independently of one another.
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In the LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone the temperature is automatically
controlled. It remains constant at about 0 °C, no setting is required.
Note: our appliance is equipped with a dynamic circulating air cooling
function for the fridge section and the LONGFRESH 0 °C cold section.
Because of this different fan noises can be discerned. This is normal,
there is no fault or defect.
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Temperature Adjustment
0 1. Press either the „+“ (WARMER) or „-“ (COLDER) button.
The temperature display switches over and the DESIRED temperature
currently set flashes on the temperature display.
2. To adjust to a warmer temperature, press the „+“ (WARMER) button. To
adjust to a colder temperature, press the „-“ (COLDER) button. The
changed setting is immediately displayed on the temperature display.
Each time the button is pressed the temperature is adjusted by 1 °C.
Adjustable temperature range for the freezer compartment:
-15 °C to -24 °C.
Adjustable temperature range for the refrigerator compartment:
+3 °C to +8 °C, (Holiday mode: +14 °C )
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For the fridge section +5 °C and for the freezer section -18 °C are
considered sufficiently cold storage temperatures.
3. Once the required temperature has been set, after a short period
(approx. 5 sec.) the temperature display will change and again indicate
the current ACTUAL temperature inside the fridge or freezer compartment. The display changes from flashing to illuminated numbers.
The display lighting switches itself on when any button is touched. If
no button is pressed, the display lighting switches itself off after
approx. 1 minute.
Important! Please check regularly on the warning display and on the
temperature display that the storage temperature is being maintained.
Tip:
The appliance setting cannot be changed when the mains plug is pulled
out or there is no power supply.
When reconnected to the mains supply, the appliance takes on the
state it had at the time of the interruption to the power supply.
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Operating modes
Using the MODE button different operating modes can be selected. The
operating modes are automatically switched off after a corresponding
period, but can also be manualled ended each time. To do this, press the
MODE button repeatedly until there are no longer any words appearing
in the display. After the operating modes have been completed, the
appliance continues to run with the previously set desired
temperatures.
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As long as the figures in the temperature display are still flashing after
the desired temperature has been set, no operating mode can be set
with the MODE button.
SHOPPING
The SHOPPING function is suitable for quickly cooling
larger quantities of refrigerated foods in the fridge
section, as well as for smaller amounts of frozen foods in
the freezer section, e. g. after a big shop.
This automatically sets a desired temperature of +3 °C for the fridge
section for 6 hours. Cooling for the freezer section runs for 1 hour in
continuous operation.
0 1. Press the MODE button repeatedly until SHOPPING is flashing in the
display.
After approx. 4 seconds the operating mode SHOPPING is activated, the
SHOPPING indicator lights up. Both thermometer indicators in the
display show a falling temperature column.
The SHOPPING function is automatically switched off after 6 hours.
The SHOPPING indicator will go out.
FROSTMATIC
The FROSTMATIC function provides for quick freezing
of fresh food products, and at the same time protects
previously stored goods against undesired warming in
the freezer compartment.
The cooling of the freezer section runs for about 52 hours in
continuous operation.
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0 1. Press the MODE button repeatedly until FROSTMATIC is flashing in the
display.
After approx. 4 seconds the operating mode FROSTMATIC is activated,
the FROSTMATIC indicator lights up. The thermometer indicator in the
display for the freezer section shows a falling temperature column.
The operating mode FROSTMATIC is automatically switched off
depending on how the appliance is filled at the latest after approx. 52
hours. The FROSTMATIC indicator will go out.
COOLMATIC
The COOLMATIC operating mode is suitable for quickly
cooling larger quantities of refrigerated foods in the
fridge section, e. g. drinks, salads for a party or wedding.
0 1. Press the MODE button repeatedly until COOLMATIC is flashing in the
display.
After approx. 4 seconds the operating mode COOLMATIC is activated,
the COOLMATIC indicator lights up. The thermometer indicator in the
display for the fridge section shows a falling temperature column.
The COOLMATIC function now provides for intensive cooling. A DESIRED temperature of +3 °C is automatically selected. The COOLMATIC
function is ended automatically after a period of 6 hours. The originally
selected DESIRED temperature is again valid. The temperature display
shows the ACTUAL refrigerator temperature.
FROSTMATIC and COOLMATIC
When the FROSTMATIC and COOLMATIC functions are combined, a
desired temperature of +3 °C is automatically set for the fridge section
for 6 hours. Cooling for the freezer section runs for 52 hours in
continuous operation.
0 1. Press the MODE button repeatedly until FROSTMATIC and COOLMATIC
are flashing in the display at the same time.
After approx. 4 seconds the operating mode FROSTMATIC and
COOLMATIC is activated, the FROSTMATIC und COOLMATIC indicators
light up. Both thermometer indicators in the display show a falling
temperature column.
The functions FROSTMATIC and COOLMATIC are automatically switched
off: COOLMATIC after 6 hours, FROSTMATIC after 52 hours at the latest.
The indicators go out accordingly.
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HOLIDAY
In the operating mode HOLIDAY (holiday setting) the desired temperature value for the fridge section is +14 °C. In the holiday mode it is
therefore possible to leave the door of the empty refrigerator closed
during periods of extended absence. Advantage: Unintentional closing
of the door, or accidental closing of the door by persons who have
access to your home during your absence, is no longer possible. Without the holiday mode leaving the door closed would lead to the accumulation of odours and mould.
After emptying and cleaning the appliance, proceed as follows:
0 1. To switch on the holiday setting, press the MODE button repeatedly
until HOLIDAY is flashing in the display.
After approx. 4 seconds the operating mode HOLIDAY is activated,
HOLIDAY lights up.
Important! Do not store any goods in the refrigerator when the holiday
mode is in operation. The temperature is regulated at about +14 °C
when the holiday mode is in operation. This is too warm for food products.
If, while you are away, the room temperature could fall below 15 °C for
a long period, the fridge should not be operated in the operating mode
HOLIDAY, but switched off and the door opened.
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To return to normal operation, press the MODE button repeatedly until
there are no longer any words appearing in the display.
Switching the Appliance Off
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Refrigerator and freezer compartments can be switched off
independently of one another.
0 1. To switch the entire appliance off, press and hold down the ON/OFF
button. In both temperature displays there is a countdown from “3“ to
“1“. After “1“ is reached, “OF“ is displayed briefly, then the fridge section
and the freezer section are switched off. The temperature displays go
out.
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Before the countdown has been completed, the switch-off procedure
can be cancelled by releasing the ON/OFF button.
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Switching the Appliance Off
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Switching off fridge section when freezer section is switched on:
Press and hold the “+“ and “-“ buttons for the fridge section at the
same time. There is a “countdown“ from “3“ to “1“, then “OF“ appears in
the temperature display. The fridge section switches itself off.
To switch the fridge section on again, press “+“ or “-“ button.
Switching off fridge section when freezer section is switched off:
0 1. Press and hold the “+“ and “-“ buttons for the fridge section at the
same time. There is a “countdown“ from “3“ to “1“, then “OF“ appears in
the temperature display. The fridge section or the whole appliance
switches itself off.
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Before the countdown has been completed, the switch-off procedure
can be cancelled by releasing the “+“ and “-“ buttons.
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When the fridge section is switched off, the only operating mode that
can be activated while the freezer section is operating is FROSTMATIC.
Switching off freezer section when fridge switched on:
0 1. Press and hold down the “+“and the “-“ buttons for the freezer section
at the same time. In the temperature display for the freezer section
there is a countdown from “3“ to “1“. Then “OF“ appears in the
temperature display. The freezer section switches itself off.
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To switch the freezer section on again, press “+“ or “-“ button.
Switching off freezer section when fridge switched off:
0 1. Press and hold down the “+“and the “-“ buttons for the freezer section
at the same time. There is a countdown from “3“ to “1“, then “OF“
appears in the temperature display. The freezer section or the whole
appliance switches itself off.
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The appliance is only completely disconnected from the electricity
supply when the power plug has been removed from the power outlet.
If the appliance is not to be used for an extended period:
0 1. Switch appliance off by pressing and holding the ON/OFF button (see
above).
2. Remove the mains plug or switch off.
3. Defrost freezer compartment and clean the appliance thoroughly (see
section: "Maintenance and Cleaning").
4. Leave the doors open to avoid accumulation of odours.
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Control and Information Systems
The control and information systems consist of temperature displays,
an optical warning display and an acoustic warning.
The system warns:
– when there is a power cut;
– when the appliance doors are open
– if the temperature in the refrigerator or freezer compartment is too
high;
– if there are functional faults with the appliance.
Power cut warning
After an interruption to the power supply, POWER is displayed in the
display and the current Actual temperature is displayed again. The
appliance continues to run with the previously selected settings. The
POWER indicator goes out, as soon as any button is pressed.
“Open door” warning
When the fridge or freezer door is open, an alarm sounds and the
indicator DOOR OPEN and red back lighting flash.
– when the freezer door is open, after about 1.5 minutes,
– when the fridge door is open, after about 5 minutes.
0 1. If you need more time to put refrigerated or frozen food away or to rearrange it, you can cancel the alarm and the flashing red light by
pressing the RESET button.
If the doors are still open, the alarm starts again after 10 minutes (open
fridge section door) or 3 minutes (open freezer section door).
2. Using the RESET button you can cancel the alarm and the flashing red
light again for 10 minutes (open fridge section door) or 3 minutes
(open freezer section door). If the doors are still open after that, the
alarm starts again.
3. If the RESET button is pressed for a third time, the door alarm is
switched off for good.
The DOOR OPEN indicator goes out when the doors are closed.
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Temperature warning
For the fridge section:
An alarm sounds and the TEMPERATURE indicator and a red back light
flash, as soon as the temperature in the fridge section rises above 12 °C.
If the temperature in the fridge section falls below 12 °C, the alarm
automatically switches itself off. The TEMPERATURE indicator and the
red back lighting continue to flash.
0 1. You can switch off the alarm and warning light with the RESET button.
For 5 seconds the temperature display for the fridge section shows the
warmest temperature that was reached in the fridge section during the
temperature warning. After that the temperature display stops flashing
and switches back to the current temperature in the fridge section. The
TEMPERATURE indicator continues to flash, as long as there is a
temperature warning.
For the freezer section:
An alarm sounds and the TEMPERATURE indicator and red back lighting
flash, as soon as the temperature in the freezer section rises above
-11 °C.
If the temperature in the freezer section falls back below -11 °C, the
alarm automatically switches itself off. The TEMPERATURE indicator
and the red back lighting continue to flash.
0 1. You can switch off the alarm and the red back lighting with the RESET
button.
For 5 seconds the temperature display for the freezer section shows the
warmest temperature that was reached in the freezer section during
the temperature warning. After that the temperature display stops
flashing and switches back to the current temperature in the freezer
section. The TEMPERATURE indicator continues to flash, as long as there
is a temperature warning.
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If there is an interruption to the power supply during an alarm, when
the appliance is reconnected to the supply, it starts with an acoustic
and visual alarm.
If the possibility of partial or complete thawing exists, you should
check the quality of the foods.
A rise in temperature may be caused by:
– frequent door opening for long periods of time;
– loading with large quantities of warm foods;
– high ambient temperature;
– an error with the appliance.
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Function Errors
If the appliance’s electronics recognise a technical problem that has to
be remedied by the Customer Service Department, an alarm sounds and
the SERVICE indicator appears back lit with a flashing red light.
The temperature display indicates:
– a square or a letter in the temperature display of the fridge for a fault
in the fridge,
– a square or a letter in the temperature display of the freezer for a
fault in the freezer.
0 1. Using the RESET button you can switch off the alarm and the flashing
red light. The SERVICE indicator continues to be lit as long as there is an
electrical malfunction.
Opening the Freezer Compartment Door
If the freezer compartment door is closed when the appliance is in
operation, it is possible that it cannot be immediately opened again. A
vacuum occurs in the freezer compartment which holds the door closed
until pressure has been equalised. The door can be opened again after
several minutes.
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Interior Accessories
Storage Shelves
The storage shelves can be adjusted
to various heights:
0 1. Pull the storage shelf forward until
it can be tipped up or down and
removed.
2. To insert at a different height use
the same procedure in reverse.
Variable Inner Door
The door compartments can be pulled up and removed, and inserted at
other positions as needed.
LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone
The LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone consists of 2 drawers provided with
slide controls to set the air moisture.
In the LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone the temperature is automatically
controlled. It remains constant at about 0 °C, no setting is required.
The low storage temperature of around 0 °C and the air moisture that
can be regulated result in optimum storage conditions for various
foodstuffs.
Compared to the normal fridge zone, fresh food can be stored in the
LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone for longer while keeping the same quality.
High levels of taste and freshness, vitamins and minerals are retained.
Weight loss in fruit and vegetables is reduced. Nutrition levels in your
food are higher as a result.
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The LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone is also suitable for slowly defrosting
frozen food. If you do this, the defrosted food can be kept in the
LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone for up to two days.
To use the maximum fridge section space, you can take the drawers out
of the appliance. The storage conditions then correspond to the “Dry“
setting (only for packaged food).
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Setting the air moisture
The two drawers can be used independently of one another with higher
or lower air moisture according to the storage conditions required.
The air moisture can be set with the aid of the slide control on the front
of each drawer.
• Dry: a low relative air moisture is obtained when both controls are
slid to position c, i.e. the air holes are fully opened.
• Moist: a high relative air moisture is obtained when both controls are
slid to position a, i.e. the air holes are fully closed.
The air moisture in the drawers depends upon the moisture content of
the food stored and upon how often the door is opened.
Quick Chill Shelf
The quick chill shelf can be placed in
one of the upper grooves. To maintain the best performance the shelf
should be placed in the second
groove from the top.
Bottle- and Can Holder
The side of the bottle- and can holder is moveable to enable a more
flexible placement of cans and
bottles in front of the air discharge
grill. To alow the holder to be
moved easier when moving sideways, press the shelf backwards.
The bottle support can be pulled
out when chilling larger bottles.
Dismantling of the Bottle- and Can Holder
0 1. Take out the quick chill shelf with
holder from the cabinet.
2. To loosen the holder from the
shelf, bend the hooks/brackets
that surround the backside of the
shelf.
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Quick chill
The quick chill function can be used for the fast cooling of drinks in
cans or bottles in the fast cool storage tray or of larger amounts of
room-temperature food.
Chilling of cans or bottles
Place cans or bottles in the holder on the
fast cool storage tray in front of the air
discharge grill. Set the regulator to
maximum circulation and set the
COOLMATIC function.
Chilling of food
Place the food in the fridge.
Open the regulator to maximum and set the COOLMATIC function.
When the drinks or the food is sufficiently cooled, turn off the
COOLMATIC function. Set regulator to minimum opening.
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When this function has been activated, forced air will chill the groceries, and the temperature in the cabinet reset to +3 °C. After 6 hours
the COOLMATIC function is ended automatically. The yellow light goes
out. Turn the air regulator to its minimum position.
Bottle Holder
Some models are equipped with a
bottle holder in the bottle compartment. This is used to prevent
individual bottles from falling over
and can be slid sideways.
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Correct storage
A fan provides for quick cooling of the
food and an even temperature
distribution in the fridge zone and in the
LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone.
Foods with different perishability can
therefore be arranged on the shelves as
you like, without having to take into
account the different temperature zones
which usually occur. The arrangement (see
fig.) indicates possible ways of storing
food.
In order to check the temperature on the
shelves you can carry out the following
test yourself:
0 1. Place a cup of water in the centre of the
said shelf with a thermometer inside.
2. Leave the fridge door closed overnight
and check the temperature first thing in
the morning.
3. At this point the temperature should read no more than 5 °C; if it does,
you need to adjust the temperature regulator to a colder setting.
For further information on keeping food cool and safe a guide
published by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is available
and can be obtained free of charge by contacting:
Foodsense, London SE99 7TT. Tel: 0645 556000
Food that is sensitive to cold temperatures should not be stored in the
LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone:
• citrus and tropical fruits, such as pineapples, bananas, grapefruits,
melons, mangoes, papayas, oranges, lemons, kiwi fruit.
• hard cheese, potatoes, vegetables that are sensitive to cold
temperatures such as cucumbers, peppers, aubergines, avocados, half
ripe tomatoes, beans, courgettes.
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Important: Do not store any dripping wet fruit or vegetables in the
LONGFRESH 0°C cold section
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Guidelines for storage times
Some foods in the LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone:
Dry storage:
Food
Storage period
Butter
up to 30 days
Cheese, soft
up to 30 days
Milk, fresh
up to 7 days
Sausage, sliced
up to 7 days
Fish
up to 4 days
Shellfish
up to 3 days
Poultry
up to 5 days
Pork
larger joints
cut into smaller pieces
up to 7 days
up to 5 days
Beef, game
up to 7 days
Moist storage:
Vegetables, salad stuffs
Storage period
Artichokes
up to 21 days
Cauliflower
up to 21 days
Broccoli
up to 14 days
Iceberg lettuce, lamb’s lettuce
up to 21 days
Peas
up to 10 days
Green cabbage
up to 14 days
Carrots
up to 150 days
Cabbage
up to 14 days
Leeks
up to 60 days
Mushrooms
up to 7 days
Radishes
up to 14 days
Asparagus
up to 7 days
Spinach
up to 7 days
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Correct storage
Fruit
Storage period
Apricots
up to 14 days
Pears
up to 120 days
Blackberries
up to 8 days
Dates (fresh)
up to 60 days
Strawberries
up to 5 days
Blueberries
up to 14 days
Raspberries
up to 5 days
Cherries
up to 14 days
Peaches
up to 30 days
Plums
up to 21 days
Rhubarb
up to 21 days
Gooseberries
up to 21 days
Grapes
up to 21 days
Tips:
• When shopping always look for the freshest foods. Quality and
freshness are crucial to how long food can be kept.
• Always store meat and fish wrapped and dry.
• Foodstuffs rich in protein spoil more quickly: Shellfish and
crustaceans go off more quickly than fish and fish in turn goes off
more quickly than meat. By storing them in the 0°C section, the
storage period even for these foodstuffs can be increased by up to 3
times without loss of quality.
• All food that is stored in the LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone should be
removed from the drawers approx. 15 - 30 minutes before
consumption. Aroma and taste develop at room temperature and the
enjoyment of the food is increased.
• Food stored in the refrigerator compartment should always be
covered or packed so that they do not dry out, lose their flavour, or
transfer their flavour to any other refrigerated food. The following
are suitable for packing:
– polyethylene bags;
– plastic containers with lids;
– special plastic covers with rubber retainers;
– aluminium foil.
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To obtain the best performance from your refrigerator/freezer:
• Do not store warm food or evaporating liquids.
• Keep the time between buying chilled food and placing it in your
freezer as short as possible.
• Do not push food together too much, try to allow air to circulate
around each item.
Freezing
Except for the bottom drawer, which serves only for storage purposes,
all compartments and drawers in the freezer compartment are suitable
for freezing fresh food.
Warning!
• Before foods are frozen, the actual temperature in the freezer
compartment must be -18 °C or colder.
• Please observe indicated freezing capacity on the rating plate. The
freezing capacity represents the maximum amount of fresh goods
that can be frozen within 24 hours. If you freeze goods on several
days, one after the other, freeze amounts equal to 2/3 to 3/4 of the
capacity indicated on the rating plate.
• When freezing large amounts of frozen food, place the frozen freezer
block at the front of the middle drawer in the freezer section on the
already frozen food.
• Thawed foods which have not been processed further (cooked into
meals) may not under any circumstances be frozen a second time.
0 1. Place the packaged frozen foodstuffs in the bottom drawer. Pack
together as tightly as possible, to prevent loss of coldness and place the
freezer block on top.
Take care: Do not touch frozen foods with wet hands. Your hands
could freeze onto them.
2. Before freezing, wrap up all foodstuffs to be frozen in airtight
packaging, so that they do not dry out, do not lose their taste and there
can be no transfer of taste to other frozen foods. Place the food to be
frozen in the top drawer(s). Non-frozen goods must not touch already
frozen goods, as otherwise the frozen goods can defrost.
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When using the max. freezer capacity, set the operating mode
FROSTMATIC for 24 hours before freezing – with smaller amounts 4 to
6 hours are sufficient.
The FROSTMATIC mode need not to be set for freezing of small
quantities of up to 3 kg.
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The appliance electronics automatically switch the FROSTMATIC operating mode off after a period of approx. 52 hours at the latest. You can
also stop the FROSTMATIC operating mode manually by switching to
normal operation.
Tips:
• The following are suited for the packaging of frozen goods:
– freezer bags and polyethylene wraps;
– plastic containers for frozen foods;
– extra-thick aluminium foil
• The following are suited for sealing bags and wraps:
plastic clips, rubber bands or adhesive tape.
• Press air out of bags and wraps before sealing, because air
encourages drying of frozen goods.
• Make flat packages, because these freeze more quickly.
• Do not fill plastic containers for frozen foods to the brim with liquid
or paste-like goods, because liquids expand during freezing.
Frozen Storage
Warning! Before initial loading of the freezer compartment with
previously frozen goods, the required storage temperature of -18 °C
must be reached.
• Load freezer only with packaged frozen goods, so that they do not
dry out or lose their flavour, and so that no flavour contamination of
other frozen goods can occur.
• Please observe maximum storage times and expiry dates of frozen
goods.
• If the freezer section is only half filled, pack the frozen food together
as tightly as possible. This ensures that the cold is retained in the
frozen food for longer in the event of a power cut.
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When possible store frozen goods separately according to type in
drawers.
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Storage Goods Symbols/Freezing Calendar
• The symbols on the drawers
show different types of frozen
goods.
• The numbers indicate storage
times in months for the appropriate types of frozen goods. Whether
the upper or lower value of the indicated storage time is valid
depends on the quality of the foods and pre-treating before freezing.
The lower value applies to foods with high fat content.
Preparation of Ice Cubes
0 1. Fill ice cube tray 3/4 full with cold water and place in a drawer and
allow to freeze.
2. To remove the finished ice cubes twist the ice cube tray or hold under
running water for a short time.
Warning! Do not, under any circumstances, free an ice tray which is
frozen to the appliance with pointed or sharp edged objects. Use a
spoon-handle or similar object.
Defrosting
Fridge zone and LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone defrost
automatically
The electronics start the defrosting cycle in the refrigerator every time
the compressor stops.
The water collects in the discharge trough at the back wall of the
refrigerator, and is fed through the discharge opening in the catch tray
at the compressor where it is evaporated.
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Defrosting
Freezer Compartment Defrosting
Moisture is precipitated in the form of white frost in the freezer
compartment during operation and when the door is opened, especially
in the middle at the top. Remove this white frost from time to time
with a soft plastic scraper, e.g. a dough scraper. Do not under any
circumstances use hard or pointed objects for this purpose.
The appliance should be defrosted when the thickness of the white
frost has reached about 4 mm; but at least once a year in any case. A
convenient time for defrosting is any time when the appliance is empty,
or only minimally loaded.
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Warning!
• Do not use electrical heating appliances or any other mechanical or
artificial devices to speed up the defrosting process, with the
exception of those recommended in these operating instructions.
• Do not use defrosting sprays, because they may be health
endangering and/or contain substances damaging to plastics.
0 1. About 12 hours prior to defrosting set the operating mode to FROSTMATIC in order to build up sufficient chill reserve for the interruption
in operation.
Caution! Do not touch frozen goods with wet hands. Hands can freeze
to the goods.
2. Remove frozen goods, pack them in several layers of newspaper, cover
them and store them in a cool place.
3. Switch off the appliance and remove plug from the mains, or disconnect from the electricity supply.
4. Remove all the drawers. Place the
bottom drawer directly in front of
the appliance to collect the water
from defrosting. Take out the
water drain spout from its resting
position at the bottom of the
freezer compartment and place it
as shown.
Tip: In order to speed up the
defrosting process, place a pot of warm water in the freezer
compartment. In addition, remove pieces of ice that break away before
defrosting is complete.
5. After defrosting thoroughly clean the freezer interior, as well as interior
accessories (see section: "Maintenance and Cleaning").
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Maintenance and Cleaning
Before any maintenance or cleaning work is carried out DISCONNECT
the appliance from the ELECTRICITY supply.
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Warning!
• Do not use detergents, abrasive powders, highly perfumed cleaning
products, wax polishes or cleaning products containing bleach or
alcohol.
• Never clean the appliance with a steam cleaner. Moisture could accumulate in electrical components, danger of electrical shock! Hot
vapours can lead to the damage of plastic parts.
• The appliance must be dry before it is placed back into service.
Attention!
• Ethereal oils and organic solvents can attack plastic parts, e. g.
– lemon juice or the juice from orange peals;
– butyric acid;
– cleansers which contain acetic acid.
Do not allow such substances to come into contact with appliance
parts.
• Do not use any abrasive products.
Internal Cleaning
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If the refrigerator only is to be cleaned, set the operating mode to
FROSTMATIC several hours in advance, in order to build up sufficient
chill reserve in the freezer compartment for the interruption in service.
Do not open the freezer compartment door.
0 1. Set the operating mode to FROSTMATIC several hours in advance, in
order to build up sufficient chill reserve in the frozen food for the
interruption in service.
Caution! Do not touch frozen goods with wet hands. Hands can freeze
to the goods.
2. Remove frozen food, wrap it in several layers of newspaper and store it,
covered, in a cool place. Place the cold accumulation block on top of
the frozen food to keep it cold.
3. Switch off the apliance and remove plug from the mains, or disconnect
from the electricity supply.
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Maintenance and Cleaning
4. Defrost the freezer compartment (see section: "Defrosting").
5. Clean the inside and accessories with warm water and bicarbonate of
soda (5 ml to 0.5 litre of water).
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The bottom shelf, which divides the fridge zone from the
LONGFRESH 0 °C cold zone, can be removed for cleaning. To do this,
pull the shelf straight out.
The cover over the bottom drawer can be removed for cleaning
purposes. After cleaning, it must be returned to the previous position so
that the function of the LONGFRESH 0 °C cold section can be retained.
6. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
7. Regularly check the door seals and wipe clean to ensure they are clean
and free from debris.
External Cleaning
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Warning!
• There are sharp edges on the underside of the product so care should
be taken when cleaning.
• Do not use abrasive products
0 1. Wash the outer cabinet with warm soapy water.
2. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
1 Important: Do not use cleaning agents for stainless steel or other
aggressive or abrasive cleaning agents. The protective coat of lacquer
on the stainless steel surface can be damaged by these.
The coat of lacquer protects against finger prints and therefore
additional cleaning agents and maintenance products are no longer
required.
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Accumulation of dust at the condenser increases energy consumption.
For this reason carefully clean the condenser at the back of the
appliance once a year with a soft brush or a vacuum cleaner.
3. After everything is dry place appliance back into service.
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Maintenance and Cleaning
Replacing the light bulb
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For safety reasons the interior lighting switches off after 7 minutes
when the door is open. It switches on again the next time the door is
opened.
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Warning! Danger of electrical shock! Before replacing the light bulb
switch off the appliance and remove the mains plug.
Light bulb specifications: 220-240 V, max. 25 W, fitting: E 14
0 1. To switch the appliance off press and hold the ON/OFF button.
2. Unplug the mains plug.
3. To change the light bulb, undo the
cross head screw and remove the
light bulb cover downwards.
4. Change the defective light bulb.
5. Refit the light bulb cover and the
cross head screw.
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Hints and Tips
Normal Operating Sounds
• You may hear faint gurgling or bubbling sounds when the refrigerant
is pumped through the coils or tubing at the rear, to the cooling
plate/evaporator.
• When the compressor is on, the refrigerant is being pumped round
and you will hear a whirring sound or pulsating noise from the
compressor.
• A thermostat controls the compressor and you will hear a faint click
when the thermostat cuts in and out.
• A murmuring noise can be made by the flows of air created by the
fan.
Food Storage
To obtain the best performance from your refrigerator/freezer:
• Do not store warm food or evaporating liquids.
• Do not store food uncovered.
• Keep the time between buying chilled food and placing it in your
freezer as short as possible.
• Do not push food together too much, try to allow air to circulate
around each item.
2 Energy Saving Advice
• Do not install the appliance close to sources of heat, such as a cooker,
dishwasher or radiator.
• Locate the appliance in a cool well ventilated room and make sure
that the air openings of the appliance are not obstructed.
• Always leave warm food to cool down to room temperature before
placing in the freezer compartment.
• Try to avoid keeping the door open for long periods or opening the
door too frequently as warm air will enter the cabinet and cause the
compressor to switch on unnecessarily often.
• Ensure there are no obstructions preventing the door from closing
properly.
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What to do if ...
Before contacting your local Service Force Centre, check the following
points.
Symptom
Solution
Check there is power at the socket
No power to the appliance.
Check there is not a power cut by
checking the household lights.
Check the fuse has not blown.
Appliance cools too much.
The temperature in the refrigerator/
freezer is too high.
Temperature is set too cold.
Temporarily select a higher temperature
setting.
Check the ambient temperature is within
the appliances operating limits
Check the temperature setting is correct
relative to ambient conditions.
In the display, “POWER” is displayed.
There was a power failure.
Please check whether the power plug is
plugged in or whether the fuse has been
tripped (see also section “Control and
information system”). Check the status of
the food.
Temperature display shows a square or a
letter. In the display, “SERVICE” is displayed.
There is a function fault.
Please contact your local Service Force
Centre. Do not open the door of the
appliance again.
Warning tone sounds, in the display
“DOOR OPEN” and a red back light are
flashing
“Open door“ warning.
Please check in "Control and Information
System" section.
Warning tone sounds, a red back light is
flashing. “TEMPERATURE” is flashing in
the display
Temperature warning for freezer section
or fridge section.
Please check in "Control and Information
System" section.
Interior illumination does not function.
Important: The interior lighting switches
off automatically after 7 minutes.
Please refer to "Replace Light Bulb "
section.
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Symptom
Excessive build up of frost.
Solution
If the door seal is not airtight (probably
after reversing the door) apply warm air
to the non sealing area using a hair dryer
set to a gentle heat. (do not use a fan
heater for this purpose). This will make
the rubber more supple and allow it to
revert to its original shape.
Adjust the temperature to give correct
temperature control.
Check that the doors are closed.
The compressor runs continuously
Large quantities of food have recently
been placed in the cabinet and/or door is
frequently opened.
Check that air ventilation is not
obstructed.
Noise
Refer to Normal Operating Sounds
The compressor does not start
immediately after changing the
temperature setting.
This is normal, the compressor starts after
a period of time.
If after the above checks there is still a fault, call your local AEG Service
Force Centre.
In-guarantee customers should ensure that the above checks have been
made as the engineer will make a charge if the fault is not a
mechanical or electrical breakdown.
Please note that proof of purchase is required for in-guarantee service
calls.
Regulations, Standards, Guidelines
This appliance was designed for household use and was manufactured
in accordance with the appropriate standards. The necessary measures
in accordance with appliance safety legislation regulations (GSG),
accident prevention regulations for refrigeration appliances (VBG 20)
and the regulations of the German Society of Electrical Engineers (VDE)
were observed in the manufacture of this appliance.
The refrigerant circuit has been checked for leaks.
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This appliance is in accordance with the following EU guidelines:
– 73/23/EWG dated 19 February 1973 - low voltage guidelines.
– 89/336/EWG dated 3 May 1989
(including guideline change notice 92/31/EWG) - EMV guideline
Technical Terminology
• Refrigerant
Liquids that can be used to a generate a cooling effect are known as
refrigerants. They have a relatively low boiling-point, indeed so low,
that the warmth from the food stored in the fridge or freezer can
cause the refrigerant to boil and vaporise.
• Refrigerant Circuit
Closed circulation system that contains the refrigerant. The
refrigerant circuit comprises primarily of an evaporator, a compressor,
a condenser and pipe work.
• Evaporator
The refrigerant is evaporated in the evaporator. Similar to all other
liquids, refrigerant requires heat to evaporate. This heat is removed
from the interior of the appliance, as a result the interior is cooled.
The evaporator is therefore located inside the appliance or placed in
foam immediately behind the inner wall and thus not visible.
• Compressor
The compressor looks like a small drum. It is driven by a built-in
electric motor and is mounted on the base of the appliance at the
rear. The task of the compressor is to draw in vaporised refrigerant
from the evaporator, to compress it, and to pass it on to the
condenser.
• Condenser
The condenser normally has the form of a grid. The refrigerant
compressed in the compressor is liquefied in the condenser. During
this process, heat is released to the surrounding air at the surface of
the condenser. The condenser is mounted on the base of the
appliance.
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Guarantee Conditions
Standard Guarantee Conditions
We, AEG, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this AEG
appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty
workmanship or materials, we will, at our discretion repair or replace the same FREE OF
CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage on condition that:
• The appliance has been correctly installed and used only on the electricity or gas
supply stated on the rating plate.
• The appliance has been used for normal domestic purposes only, and in accordance
with the manufacturer's operating and maintenance instructions.
• The appliance has not been serviced, maintained, repaired, taken apart or tampered
with by any person not authorised by us.
• All service work under this guarantee must be undertaken by a Service Force Centre.
Any appliance or defective part replaced shall become the Company's property.
• This guarantee is in addition to your statutory and other legal rights.
• Home visits are made between 8.30am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday. Visits may be
available outside these hours in which case a premium will be charged.
Exclusions
This guarantee does not cover:
• Damage or calls resulting from transportation, improper use or neglect, the
replacement of any light bulbs or removable parts of glass or plastic.
• Costs incurred for calls to put right an appliance which is improperly installed or calls
to appliances outside the United Kingdom.
• Appliances found to be in use within a commercial environment, plus those which
are subject to rental agreements.
• Products of AEG manufacture which are not marketed by AEG.
European Guarantee
If you should move to another country within Europe then your guarantee moves with
you to your new home subject to the following qualifications:
• The guarantee starts from the date you first purchased your product.
• The guarantee is for the same period and to the same extent for labour and parts as
exists in the new country of use for this brand or range of products.
• This guarantee relates to you and cannot be transferred to another user.
• Your new home is within the European Community (EC) or European Free Trade Area.
• The product is installed and used in accordance with our instructions and is only used
domestically, i.e. a normal household.
• The product is installed taking into account regulations in your new country.
Before you move please contact your nearest Customer Care centre, listed below, to
give them details of your new home. They will then ensure that the local Service
Organisation is aware of your move and able to look after you and your appliances..
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France
Senlis
+33 (0) 3 44 62 29 29
Germany
Nürnberg
+49 (0) 800 234 7378
Italy
Pordenone
+39 (0) 800 117511
Sweden
Stockholm
+46 (0) 8 672 5360
UK
Slough
+44 (0) 1753 219899
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Service & Spare Parts
In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to purchase spare parts, please contact Service Force by telephoning:
08705 929 929
Your telephone call will be automatically routed to the Service Force
Centre covering your post code area.
For the adress of your local Service Force Centre and further information about Service Force, please visit the website at
www.serviceforce.co.uk
Before calling out an engineer, please ensure you have read the details
under the heading „What to do if.....“
When you contact the Service Force Centre you will need to give the
following details:
1.
Your name, address and post code.
2.
Your telephone number
3.
Clear and concise details of the fault.
4.
The model and serial number of the appliance (found on the
rating plate).
• Model Name
• Model Number (PNC)
• Serial Number (S-No.)
5.
The purchase date
Please note that a valid purchase receipt or guarantee documentation
is required for in-guarantee service calls.
Customer Care
For general enquiries concerning your AEG appliance or for further
information on AEG products please contact our Customer Care
Department by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our
website at www.aeg.co.uk.
Customer Care Department
AEG Domestic Appliances
55-77 High Street
Slough
Berkshire, SL1 1DZ
Tel. 08705 350350 (*)
(*) Calls may be recorded for training purposes
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