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User Instructions
for your
Fridge Freezer Model RFR50V
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Electrical Supply
WARNING: This appliance must be earthed.
Fuses
Your appliance comes fitted with a plug and a 13A fuse. If you need to replace the
fuse, only those rated at 13A and ASTA approved to BS1362 should be used. If you
lose the fuse cover, a replacement may be obtained from your local Hotpoint authorised Service Centre or Electricity company. Correct replacement is identified by colour
coding or the marking on base of plug.
WARNING: Do not use plug unless fuse cover is fitted.
Changing the Plug
Cut off and dispose of the supplied plug if it does not fit your socket.
WARNING: To avoid a shock hazard do not insert the discarded plug into a socket
anywhere else.
IMPORTANT: WIRES IN THE MAINS LEAD ARE COLOURED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
FOLLOWING CODE:
Green/Yellow
Earth
Green and yellow
13A ASTA
Blue
Neutral (Earth) wire to
approved
Brown
Live
terminal
fuse to
If you change the plug, the colour marked ’E’,
BS1362.
of wires in the mains lead may not
symboL,
or
correspond with the colour of the
markings identifying terminals in
coloured green
Brown (Live)
the plug. You should therefore wire and yellow.
wire to
it as shown.
Blue (Neutral)
Changing the Mains Lead
A special lead can be ordered from
our Service Department
UK: 08709 066 066 or
Republic of Ireland: 1850 302 220
terminal
wire to terminal
marked ’L’ or
marked ’N’ or
coloured red.
coloured black.
Cord clamp
If you have damaged the existing lead or require a longer one a charge will be made.
It is strongly advised that this work is carried out by a qualified electrician.
CE marking certifies that this appliance conforms to the following EEC directives:Low Voltage Equipment - 72/23/EEC & 93/68 EEC
Electromagnetic Compatibility - 89/336/EEC, 92/31/EEC & 93/68/EEC
Retention of the instruction Book
This instruction Book must be kept handy for reference as it contains important details
on the safe and proper use of the appliance.
If you sell or pass the appliance to someone else, or move house and leave it behind,
make sure this Book is also provided so the new owner can become familiar with the
appliance and safety warnings.
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Contents
Installation
Choosing a location
Get to know your Appliance
Getting your Appliance ready for use
Final Check
Starting
Running in the Compressor
The Controls
Storing Food
Storing Fresh Food
Freezing Fresh Food/Procedure
Storing Frozen Food
Defrosting Frozen Food
Caring for your Appliance
Defrosting
Cleaning
Going Away
Changing the Light Bulb
Troubleshooting
After Sales Service
Guarantee
Key Contacts
Page
4
5
6
6
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7
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9
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12
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Back Cover
Disposal of your old appliance:
When replacing your old appliance with a new one, please comply with the
following:
Old appliances are not worthless rubbish. Valuable raw materials can be
reclaimed by recycling old appliances.
Render your old appliances unusable:
1. Pull out the mains plug.
2. Cut off the power cord and discard with mains plug.
3. To prevent children from locking themselves in the appliance and
suffocating - REMOVE THE LOCK.
Professional disposal is required for refrigerants in refrigeration appliances and
gasses contained in the insulation. Ensure that refrigeration tubing and coils are
not damaged or punctured prior to their proper disposal.
WARNING: AVOID ACCIDENTS TO CHILDREN. WHEN DISCARDING AN OLD FRIDGE
OR FREEZER BE CERTAIN TO MAKE THE LOCK UNUSABLE. IF POSSIBLE, REMOVE THE
DOOR AND DISCARD SEPERATELY.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SIT ON TOP OF YOUR APPLIANCE. IT IS NOT DESIGNED FOR
SUCH USE AND YOU COULD INJURE YOURSELF OR DAMAGE THE APPLIANCE BY
SUCH ABUSE.
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Installation.
WARNING: THE APPLIANCE SHOULD
ONLY BE INSTALLED BY A QUALIFIED
ELECTRICIAN IN COMPLIANCE WITH
THESE INSTRUCTIONS, CURRENT STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS.
Placing the Fridge Freezer:
Place the Fridge Freezer on a solid base.
Some have adjustable feet at the front, use
them to level the Fridge Freezer.
Before Fitting:
Before connecting to the electricity supply
leave the appliance to stand for 2 hours to
allow the cooling system to settle.
Please read through this section before
starting any work.
Choosing a location:
The power socket should be in a readily
accessible position, adjacent to the Fridge
Freezer.
Place the Fridge Freezer in a dry and regularly ventilated room.
Allowed ambient temperature depends on
the model (class) of the appliance and is
stated on the rating plate.
In case the Fridge Freezer is exposed to
temperatures lower than +16°C, the operation of the refrigerator is normal, yet the
temperature in the freezer compartment is
raised, which shortens the storage time of
frozen foods. Your Fridge Freezer has an
integrated switch for intensive cooling, refer
to instructions in the Controls section (page
7).
Never place the Fridge Freezer near heat
emitting devices (eg. cooker, radiator, water
heater or similar devices) and do not
expose it to direct sunlight. In such a position your Fridge Freezer will have to work
harder and will cost more to run and could
be damaged by the heat.
Ensure that you provide adequate air
circulation around the Fridge Freezer.
Behind, there should be at least 200cm2 of
free space and any units positioned above
the Fridge Freezer should be at least 5cm
away.
Two spacers supplied with the Fridge
Freezer must be fitted onto the upper edge
of the condenser, preventing the Fridge
Freezer being installed too close to the wall.
You will need to adjust both spacers
depending on the distance of the condenser
from the wall. To adjust, turn spacers
accordingly and fix them to the condenser.
WARNING:
The appliance contains a small quantity of
the enviromentally-friendly but flammable
refrigerant R600a.
Ensure that the refrigeration tubing is not
damaged during transportation and
installation. Leaking refrigerant may cause
eye injuries or ignite.
If refrigerant is leaking out:
- Avoid naked flames and ignition sources
near the leakage.
- Unplug the appliance and ventilate the
room for several minutes.
WARNING: KEEP VENTILATION OPENINGS IN THE APPLIANCE ENCLOSURE, OR
IN THE BUILT-IN STRUCTURE, CLEAR OF
OBSTRUCTION.
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Get to know your Appliance.
REFRIGERATOR:
The refrigerator is used for storing fresh
foods for a few days.
Quickly perishable food should be stored at
the back ie. the coldest part of the
refrigerator.
The interior of the refrigerator is cooled with
a cooling plate incorporated in the rear
wall. Under the plate there is a channel
and an outlet for defrost water.
Regularly check the defrost water outlet and
the channel, because they should never be
clogged (as for example with food rests). If
clogged, use a plastic straw and clean it.
SHELVES Shelves can be optionally placed on the
guides inside the appliance.
They are protected against being pulled
out. If you want to remove a shelf, slightly
lift up the back part and pull it out.
FRUIT AND VEGETABLE CONTAINER The container is at the bottom under the
glass shelf and is used for storing fruits and
vegetables. It provides adequate humidity
which has a favourable effect on the food
stored (less dehydration).
DOOR LINER The door liner consists of various shelves or
holders for storing eggs, cheese, butter and
yogurt as well as other smaller packages,
tubes, cans etc.
The lower shelf is used for storing bottles.
BOTTLE RACK The bottle rack has two possible installation
positions, horizontal or lifted at the front.
To remove, lift at the back and pull forward.
When storing larger bottles, install the rack
on higher position, making sure you can
still close the door.
DEFROST WATER OUTLET The interior of the refrigerator is cooled with
a cooling plate incorporated in the rear
wall. Beneath this there is a channel and
an outlet for defrost water.
Regularly check the outlet and channel
remain clear. If clogged, use a plastic straw
and clean it.
ILLUMINATION IN THE INTERIOR OF THE
REFRIGERATOR The light for illuminating the interior of the
appliance is on, when the door is opened.
The operation of the light does not depend
on the position of the thermostat knob.
FREEZER:
The freezer is used for freezing fresh foods
and for storing already frozen foods.
FREEZING COMPARTMENT is used for freezing fresh foods.
STORAGE BASKET This is used to store packages of frozen
food.
DEFROST WATER OUTLET (See MANUAL DEFROSTING OF THE
FREEZER, page 10)
Door Liner
Shelf
Defrost
Water
Outlet
Fruit and
Vegetable
Container
Freezing
Compartment
Storage
Basket
Defrost Water
Outlet
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Getting your Appliance ready for use.
Before connecting to the mains electricity
supply leave the appliance to stand for 2
hours to allow the cooling system to settle.
Clean the appliance, and be thorough,
especially in the interior. (see ’Caring for
your Appliance’ - Cleaning, page 11).
Final Check:
Before you start using your appliance check
that:
- The appliance is level.
- It is thoroughly dry inside.
- There is adequate air circulation.
- Accessories are correctly placed in their
positions.
Starting:
Insert the plug into the wall socket and
switch on the electricity supply. When you
open the refrigerator door, the light will
come on.
There is a control dial situated on the right
handside of the refrigerator interior.
Turning the dial, clockwise from STOP (0)
to a higher setting will start the appliance
working.
You will hear a noise as the compressor
starts up.
Running in the Compressor:
Your appliance is operated by a compressor
which switches on and off in order to
maintain the internal temperature.
The compressor requires a running in
period of up to 2 months. During this time
it has to work a little harder and may result
in more noise than usual.
Noise levels are also determined as to the
location of the appliance, what is stored
and where the items are placed,
Whether the compressor is running
or not, it is normal to hear sounds
created by the liquid and gases sealed
within the system.
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The Controls.
WARNING: CHILDREN SHOULD NOT BE
ALLOWED TO PLAY WITH THE APPLIANCE
OR TAMPER WITH THE CONTROLS.
The appliance is controlled with a
thermostat knob, situated on the right
handside of the refrigerator interior.
Turn the knob clockwise from STOP (0)
position towards 7 and backwards.
TEMPERATURE SELECTION Higher settings on the knob (towards 7)
mean lower temperatures (colder) in all
compartments of the appliance.
Temperature in the interior of the appliance
may even drop below 0°C.
When the ambient temperature is normal,
we recommend medium setting.
Changes of the ambient temperature affect
temperature in the interior of the appliance
(choose the correct setting of the thermostat
knob).
In STOP (0) position the appliance does not
operate (the cooling system is switched off),
yet power supply is not interrupted (the light
is on when you open the door).
WARNING: DO NOT USE ELECTRICAL
APPLIANCES INSIDE THE FOOD STORAGE
COMPARTMENTS, UNLESS THEY ARE OF
THE TYPE RECOMMENDED BY THE
MANUFACTURER.
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Storing Food.
STORING FRESH FOOD:
Proper use of the appliance, adequately
packed food, correct temperature and taking into account hygienic precautions will
substantially influence the quality of the
food stored.
• Foods to be stored in the refrigerator
should be properly packed, to prevent
drying out and odour transference.
Plastic bags, containers with lids, foil
and plastic stretch wrap are ideal.
• Wrap cheese firstly in greaseproof paper
and then in a polythene bag, excluding
as much air as possible. For best results
take out of the fridge an hour before
eating.
• Before storing food in the refrigerator,
remove the excess packaging.
• Allow adequate air circulation around
packages, make sure that foodstuffs do
not touch each other (various odours
may mix).
• Never store poisonous, dangerous
substances, products that contain
flammable gasses (eg. aerosols) or
explosive substances in the appliance.
Explosion hazard! Your appliance has
been designed for the storage of edible
foodstuffs only.
• Beverages with high alcohol percentage
shall be stored in tightly sealed bottles in
a vertical position.
• Position food to allow air to circulate
freely, ensuring nothing comes into
contact with the cooling plate at the rear
of the refrigerator.
• Foods should be cooled down before
storing.
• Quickly perishable foods should be
stored at the back ie. the coldest part of
the refrigerator.
• Try not to open the door too often.
• Wrap raw or defrosting meat and poultry
in polythene or foil and store below
cooked foods and dairy products.
• Clean out salad bins regularly and check
that nothing has dripped into them.
• Keep food for as short a time as possible
and adhere to ’sell by’ dates.
• Store fruit and vegetables in the salad
bins under the glass shelf as it provides
a better humidity level for these items.
• Take off any unusable leaves on
vegetables and wipe off any soil.
• Leave lettuce, cabbage, parsley and
cauliflower on the stem.
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• If you are going away, ensure that
perishable foods are removed from the
refrigerator before you leave.
FRESH FOOD STORAGE TIME IN THE
REFRIGERATOR:
Possible
ended
FRESH FOOD RSetcooramgm
e Time Storage Time
Butter
1-7 days
1-12 days
Eggs
1-10 days
1-14 days
1-2 days
1-3 days
1 day
1-2 days
MEAT Smoked
1-10 days
1-14 days
Fish
1 day
1-2 days
Marinade
1-10 days
1-1 4 days
Root
1-8 days
1-14 days
Cheese
1-4 days
1-14 days
Sweets
1-2 days
1-6 days
Fruit
1-2 days
1-10 days
Prepared dishes
1-2 days
1-4 days
MEAT Fresh
uncut
MEAT
Chopped
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Storing Food.
FREEZING FRESH FOODS • Carefully select food you intend to
freeze: it should be of high quality and
thoroughly cleaned before freezing it.
• Use correct packaging suitable for the
freezer.
- The packaging should be air tight and
should not leak since this could cause
substantial vitamin loss and
dehydration of foods.
- Foils and bags should be soft enough
to wrap tightly around foods.
• Mark packages with the following data:
- The kind and quantity of foods.
- The date of loading.
• Prepare fresh foods for freezing in small
quantities to ensure that the food freezes
quicker and its quality does not
deteriorate during thawing and
preparation.
• Dry packs of food to be frozen so that
they do not freeze together.
• The quantity of fresh foods that can be
loaded in the freezer within 24 hours is
indicated on the rating plate (freezing
capacity). If the loaded amount is too
large, the quality of freezing is reduced,
which affects the quality of frozen foods.
• Don’t put liquid filled bottles or sealed
cans containing fizzy drinks into the
freezer as they may burst.
• Don’t try to keep food which has thawed,
it should be eaten within 24 hours, or
cooked and refrozen.
• Don’t give children lollipops and water
ices directly from the freezer, the low
temperature may cause ’freezer burns’
on their lips.
• Never store poisonous, dangerous
substances, products that contain
flammable gasses (eg. aerosols) or
exposive substances in the appliance.
Explosion hazard! Your appliance has
been designed for the storage of edible
foodstuffs only.
the storage baskets.
• If you have a model with integrated switch
for intensive cooling, switch it on some 24
hours before loading the appliance with
larger amounts of fresh foods and turn
the thermostat knob to position 4-6. After
24 hours load the appliance with fresh
food packages. After loading, wait for
another 24 hours and switch off the
switch and turn the thermostat knob to
required position (see "Temperature selection").
STORING FROZEN FOODS Store commercially frozen foods according to
the manufacturer’s recommended storage
instructions as indicated on the packaging.
When shopping select frozen foods last and
be careful in choosing adequately packed
foods. Wrap frozen food when you buy it
and put it in the freezer as soon as possible.
Don’t buy packages of food with a frost
layer, this indicates that the package has
been at least partially thawed before.
DEFROSTING FROZEN FOOD Partially thawed or defrosted food should be
used as soon as possible.
Cold air preserves the food but it does not
destroy micro-organisms which rapidly
activate after defrosting and make foods
perishable.
FREEZING PROCEDURE • If you have a model without the integrated switch for intensive cooling, turn the
thermostat knob to position 4-6 some 24
hours before loading. After 24 hours load
the freezer shelf with fresh food packages.
Some 24 hours after loading, turn the
thermostat knob to operating position if
necessary (see "Temperature selection"),
and then reload the frozen packages into
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APPROXIMATE STORAGE TIME FOR FROZEN
FOODS:
FOOD
Storage Time
(in months)
Vegetables
8-10
Fruit
10-12
Bread, Pastries
3
Milk
3
Ready-made Meals
3
Meat Beef
10-12
Veal
8-10
Pork
4-6
Poultry
8-10
Game
6-8
Minced Meat
Smoked Sausages
4
1
Fish lean
3
fat
1
Offal
10
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Caring for your Appliance.
DEFROSTING:
AUTOMATIC DEFROSTING OF THE
REFRIGERATORThere is no need to defrost the refrigerator,
because ice deposited on the interior back
wall is defrosted automatically.
Ice is deposited on the interior back wall
during the compressor operation, later on
when the compressor is not operating, the
ice defrosts and water droplets collect and
drain through the outlet in the interior back
wall into the drain pan situated above the
compressor, from where it evaporates.
MANUAL DEFROSTING OF THE
REFRIGERATORAs long as the defrost water runs to the
channel and through the outlet to the drain
pan on the compressor, automatic
defrosting of the appliance is assured.
In the case of ice formation on the interior
rear wall increasing (3-5mm), ice should be
manually defrosted.
Set the thermostat knob to STOP (0)
position and leave the refrigerator door
open.
Never use electric devices for defrosting
and do not scrape the ice with sharp
objects.
After defrosting is completed, turn the
thermostat knob to the desired position and
close the refrigerator door.
The cause of increased ice formation may
be one of the following:
- The door does not seal well. (Clean the
gasket if it is contaminated or replace it
if it is damaged).
- The door was frequently opened or was
left open for a long period.
- The food stored in the refrigerator was
warm.
- Food or packaging is touching the
interior rear wall.
MANUAL DEFROSTING OF THE FREEZERWhen the frost and ice layer in the freezer
is 3 - 5mm thick you should defrost the
freezer.
• A few hours before defrosting, set the
thermostat to position 7, so that
packages are well frozen.
Reset the thermostat to STOP (0) position
and disconnect the power supply.
Empty the freezer, wrap frozen food in a
blanket and put in a cool place.
• Insert the enclosed pipe into the groove
(the defrost water outlet) in the bottom
of the appliance and place a vessel
underneath to collect the defrost water.
Defrosting is accelerated if the door is
left open.
• Avoid using defrosting sprays, as they
may cause damage to the plastic parts
and may be hazardous to health.
DO NOT scrape off frost or dislodge frozen
food which is stuck to the freezer
compartment with a knife or other sharp
implement. You could damage the refrigerant tubing. Leaking refrigerant may ignite
or cause eye injuries.
WARNING: DO NOT USE
MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL DEVICES
OR ANY OTHER MEANS TO ACCELERATE
THE DEFROSTING PROCESS, OTHER
THAN THOSE RECOMMENDED BY THE
MANUFACTURER.
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Caring for your Appliance (cont).
WARNING: SWITCH OFF ELECTRICITY
SUPPLY AND PULL OUT THE MAINS PLUG
BEFORE CLEANING.
• Do not forget to clean also the defrost
water receptacle above the refrigerator
compressor (do not remove the receptacle).
WARNING: DO NOT USE HOUSEHOLD
CLEANERS, ABRASIVE POWDERS OR WAX
POLISH. THESE NOT ONLY DAMAGE THE
SURFACES, BUT ALSO LEAVE A SMELL
WITHIN THE APPLIANCE.
CLEANING THE APPLIANCE:
• Clean the exterior of the appliance with
warm water and a small amount of
liquid detergent, dry thoroughly.
Varnished surfaces are cleaned with soft
cloth and an alcohol based cleaning
agent (for example glass cleaners). You
may also use alcohol (ethanol or isoprophylic alcohol).
The application of abrasive and specially
aggressive cleaners, such as the stainless
steel cleaners, is not appropriate for the
cleaning of plastic and coated parts.
• Remove the detachable accessories in
the interior of the appliance and wash in
warm soapy water, dry thoroughly.
• Wipe the interior and fittings with a clean
cloth wrung out in either a solution of
one teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda to
one pint water or Milton sterilising fluid,
diluted according to manufacturers’
instructions.
Dry the interior thoroughly with a clean
cloth before replacing fittings and food.
• Every now and then wipe the condenser
on the rear wall of the appliance. Use a
soft non-metal brush or a vacuum
cleaner.
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• Use warm, soapy water to wipe along
and in between the creases of the door
seal, dry thoroughly.
WARNING: Do not use detergent it will
damage the door seal.
After cleaning reconnect to the power
supply and switch on.
GOING AWAY:
If you do not intent to use the appliance for
a long period, set the thermostat knob to
the STOP (O) position, switch off at the
socket outlet and pull out the plug.
Remove all food, follow defrosting instructions (page 10) and clean the appliance.
Leave the door ajar to prevent the accumulation of odours.
CHANGING THE LIGHT BULB:
WARNING: SWITCH OFF ELECTRICITY
SUPPLY AND PULL OUT THE MAINS PLUG.
TAKE CARE THE BULB COULD BE
HOT OR BROKEN.
Press the cover from behind (in the direction
of arrow 1). Remove the plastic cover (in
the direction of arrow 2). Unscrew the old
bulb and screw in the new. Refit the plastic
cover. Replace the mains plug and switch
on the electricity supply.
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Troubleshooting.
When checking an appliance you can come
across some problems which are a result of
improper handling of the appliance and
can be easily eliminated. Run through this
checklist before calling your nearest Service
office.
Repairs may only be performed by qualified
technicians. ’DIY’ repairs or unqualified
and untrained service people may put you
in danger, could damage the appliance and
might mean that you lose cover under the
Guarantee.
The appliance won’t work.
Check the plug is firmly positioned in the wall
socket and the power supply is switched on.
Check the power supply with another
appliance.
Check the fuse.
There has been a power failure.
DO NOT OPEN THE FREEZER DOOR.
If power does not return within 16 hours, food
should be removed from the freezer and either
cooked and eaten within 24 hours or cooked
and refrozen.
The appliance is making alot of noise.
Check the appliance is stabilised.
Ensure the appliance is not touching the wall
or kitchen units.
Continuous Operation of the Compressor Has the door been opened frequently or
left open for a long period of time?
The door is not closed properly/does not seal
properly (clean the gasket if it is contaminated
or replace it if it is damaged).
Have you observed the maximum storage
quantities?
Check there is adequate air circulation.
Water is leaking from the refrigerator.
Check that the defrost water outlet is not
blocked. (If blocked a plastic straw can be used
to clear).
Check that stored food or packaging is not in
contact with the cooling plate on the interior
rear wall of the refrigerator. (NB. It is normal
for droplets to run down the cooling plate).
Is there ice formation on the interior rear wall?
(see ’Manual defrosting of the Refrigerator’
page 10).
Refrigerator interior light does not work.
SWITCH OFF AT THE SOCKET AND PULL OUT
THE MAIN PLUG, check the bulb is screwed in
correctly.
If it still doesn’t work see ’Changing the Light
Bulb’ page 11.
The freezer door is difficult to open.
If you have just closed the freezer door, it
may be particularly difficult to open again
immediately. This is partly due to the
difference in temperature between the room
and the internal compartment. Wait 5 minutes
for the external and internal pressure to
equalise and try again.
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Hotpoint Guarantee
From the moment your appliance is delivered, Hotpoint guarantees it for five years.
• Hotpoint appliances carry a fully inclusive 12 months parts
and labour guarantee plus FREE replacement parts for the
first five years provided that they are fitted by our own
Service Engineer (evidence will be required of date and
place of purchase).
• All Hotpoint servicing is carried out by our own Service
Organisation located throughout the United Kingdom and
Republic of Ireland. We will be happy to deal with any
problems which you may have.
Our Engineers ensure every effort to avoid damage to floor
coverings and adjacent units when carrying out repairs/service
work, but in locations where the Engineer advises you that it
will be impossible to move appliances without risk of damage,
they will only proceed with your approval that no liability is
accepted.
Guarantee Terms & Conditions
Your Guarantee is only applicable in the United Kingdom or
Republic of Ireland and is subject to provision(s) that your
appliance:
• Has been used solely for domestic purposes and is on
domestic premises ie. not for commercial or trade use.
• Has been used solely in accordance with this instruction
book.
• Has been properly connected to a suitable electrical
supply voltage as stated on the appliance rating plate.
• Has not been subject to misuse, accident, modified or
repaired by anyone other than our own Service Engineers.
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Key Contacts
Service
Hotpoint has the largest appliance manufacturer’s service team in Europe,
trained specialists directly employed by us to ensure your complete
confidence.
Repair Service
UK: 08709 066 066
Republic of Ireland: 1850 302 220
You will be asked for the following information:Name, address and postcode.
Telephone number
Model / Serial number of the appliance
Clear and concise details of the query or fault
Place and Date of purchase
(Please keep the receipt as evidence will be required when the engineer calls).
Extended Warranty
To join: UK 08709 088 088
Republic of Ireland: 1850 302 220
Genuine Parts & Accessories
Mail Order Hotline
UK: 08709 077 077
Republic of Ireland: (01) 842 6836
For further product information
08701 50 60 70
All Hotpoint Services are offered as an extra benefit and do not affect your statutory rights.
General Domestic Appliances Limited, Morley Way, Peterborough, PE2 9JB
Part No. FP031-01
TC/HZS 2861 OT
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