Electrolux 86000 i Refrigerator User Manual

SANTO U
86000 i
Built-In Refrigerator
Operating and Installation Instructions
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.
These operating instructions are for use with several technically comparable models with varying accessories. Please observe the notes
which apply to your model.
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.
☞1. This symbol guides you step by step in the operation of the appliance.
2.
Supplementary information regarding operation and practical applications of the appliance appear after this symbol.
Tips and notes concerning economical and environmentally sound use
of the appliance are marked with the cloverleaf.
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
Service Force Centre.
Printed on paper manufactured with environmentally sound proceses
he who thinks ecologically acts accordingly...
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Contents
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Appliance Packaging Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Disposal of old Appliances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Remove transport packaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Installation Location. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Grid preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Reversing the door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Building the appliance in under a worktop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Fitting the plinth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Power supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Electrical Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Description of the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
View of the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Prior to Initial Start–Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Starting up and temperature regulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Switching off the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Interior Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Storage shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Variable storage box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Correct storage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Defrosting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
The fridge defrosts automatically. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Cleaning and Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Energy Saving Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
What to do if.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Correcting Malfunctions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Changing the light bulb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Noises during Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Regulations, Standards, Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Technical terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
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Important Safety Instructions
These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure
you fully understand them before installing or using the appliance.
Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure about the
meaning of these warnings contact the Customer Care Department
for assistance.
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Intended use
• The refrigerator is intended for use in the home. It is suitable for the
storing of food at low temperature. If the appliance is used for purposes other than those intended or used incorrectly, no liability can
be accepted by the manufacturer for any damage that may be
caused.
• Alterations or changes to the refrigerator are not permitted for reasons of safety.
• If you use the refrigerator in a commercial application or for purposes other than the cooling of foods, the manufacturer accepts no liability for any damages which may occur.
Prior to initial start–up
• Check the appliance for transport damage. Under no circumstance
should a damaged appliance be plugged in. In the event of damage,
please contact your supplier.
• Ensure that the appliance does not stand on the electrical supply
cable. Important: if the supply cable is damaged, it must be replaced
by authorised service or qualified personnel using a special cable of
the same type.
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.
• If the refrigerant circuit should become damaged:
– avoid open flames and sources of ignition;
– thoroughly ventilate the room in which the appliance is situated.
Safety of children
• Packaging (e.g. wraps, polystyrene) can be dangerous for children.
There is a risk of suffocation! Keep packaging material away from
children!
Important Safety Instructions
• Please make old appliances unusable prior to disposal. Pull out the
mains plug, cut off the mains cable, break or remove spring or bolt
catches, if fitted. By doing this you ensure that children cannot lock
themselves in the appliance when playing (there is risk of suffocation!) or get themselves into other dangerous situations.
• Often children cannot recognise the hazards present in household
appliances. It is therefore important that you ensure adequate supervision and never let children play with the appliance!
Daily Operation
• Containers with flammable gases or liquids can leak at low temperatures. There is a risk of an explosion! Do not store any containers
with flammable materials such as spray cans, fire extinguisher refill
cartridges etc in the refrigerator/freezer.
• Do not operate any electrical appliances in the refrigerator/freezer
(e.g. electric ice cream makers, mixers etc.).
• Before cleaning the appliance, always switch off the appliance and
unplug it, or disconnect from the electricity supply.
• When unplugging always pull the plug from the mains socket, do not
pull on the cable.
In case of malfunction
• If a malfunction occurs on the appliance, please look first in the
"What to do if ..." section of these instructions. If the information
given there does not help, please do not perform any further repairs
yourself.
• 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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Disposal
Appliance Packaging Information
All materials are environmentally sound! They can be disposed of or
burned at an incinerating plant without danger.
About the materials: 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 all free of chlorofluorocarbon.
The carton parts are made from recycled paper and should be disposed
of at a waste-paper recycling collection location.
Disposal of old Appliances
For environmental reasons, refrigeration appliances must be disposed
of properly. This applies to your old appliance, and - at the end of its
service life - for your new appliance as well.
Warning! Before disposing of old appliances make them inoperable.
Remove plug from mains, sever the power cable, remove or destroy
any snap or latch closures. This ensures that playing children do not
lock themselves inside the appliance (danger of suffocation!) or place
themselves into other life-endangering situations.
Disposal:
• The appliance may not be disposed of with domestic waste or bulky
refuse.
• The refrigerant circuit, especially the heat exchanger at the back of
the appliance, must not be damaged.
• Information concerning collection schedules or locations can be
obtained from your local Council or Environmental Health Office.
Remove transport packaging
The appliance and the interior fittings are protected for transport.
1. Pull off the adhesive tape on the left and right side of the door.
☞
You can remove any remnants of adhesive using white spirit.
2. Remove all adhesive tape and packing pieces from the interior of the
appliance.
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Installation
Installation Location
The appliance should be set up in a well ventilated, dry room.
Energy use 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 right 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 the refrigeration appliance is installed next to another refrigerator
or freezer a clearance of 5 cm at the sides is required, in order to prevent the formation of condensation on the outside of the appliance.
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Installation
Grid preparation
The side at which the door opens can be changed from the right side
(as supplied) to the left side, if the installation site requires.
Warning! When changing the side at which the door opens, remove
plug from the mains.
Left door opening:
1. Remove the left side (A) of the grid
cutting it from the rear (see figure).
2. Remove the right side (B) of the grid
cutting it from the rear (see figure).
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A
B
DO002/2
3. Re-install the grid to the base of the
appliance by pushing on to the clasps (a)
until they click.
a
a
Reversing the door
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The side at which the door
opens can be changed from
the right side (as supplied)
to the left side, if the
installation site requires.
1
5
To reverse the opening
direction of the door, proceed as shown in the figures:
2
1
8
3
Installation
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7
8
2
Warning! After completion
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of the door reversing operation, check that the door
gasket adheres to the cabinet. If the ambient temperature is cold (i.e. in Winter),
the gasket may not fit perfectly to the cabinet. In that
case, wait for the natural
fitting of the gasket or
accelerate this process by
heating up the part involved
with a normal hairdryer on
a low setting.
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9
12
11
3
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Installation
Building the appliance in under a worktop
☞
The dimensions of the recessed
installation area must correspond
with those indicated in the figure.
60
0
5
min50
.
600
☞
1xB
2xC
Installation kit
1xA
12
2
1
2
1
2
1
cabinet securing brackets
☞1. Two
are supplied with the installation pack. They need to be
assembled onto the cabinet
prior to cabinet being pushed
into the Kitchen aperture.
Left hand
bracket
Right hand
bracket
1/a
2. To fit these brackets remove the two screws at the top left and right
hand front corners of the cabinet.
3. Position the two brackets as shown in the figure and replace the two
securing screws.
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Installation
4. Push the appliance into
place. The plug socket necessary for connection of
the appliance to the electricity supply should be
positioned, so that the plug
is not placed in the recess.
To adjust the height proceed as follows:
5. Loosen or tighten the two
front feet.
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55 x
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2
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6. The rear feet are adjusted by turning the screw in the front kick plate
to the left or right.
7. If necessary, pads are supplied for the
rear feet to make sliding the appliance
in and out of the recess easier. To fit the
pads, press them onto the rear feet.
If required, the dimensions of these
pads can be reduced by breaking them
where marked.
II52
2/a
N.B. The joint cover (B) is to be
assembled after having
installed the appliance in the
recess.
2
1
B
3
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Installation
115°
4
8. Push the appliance into
place and retain the cabinet with screws through
the securing brackets
into the worktop or
adjacent woodwork as
necessary.
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9. To mount the furniture door
proceed as shown in the figures:
2
1
a
10
C
4
3
b
6
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Installation
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a
b
C
clic
C
clic
8
c
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Installation
Upper part of kitchen furniture panel
1
a
=
=
Lower part of kitchen
furniture panel
2
275
275
00
x1
ma
b
9
1
45
°
9/a
2
3
10
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10
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Installation
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10. Refit the covering strip.
A
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Installation
Fitting the plinth
a = 100
b = 150
A = 820
B = 870
Important!
For the efficient operation of the appliance, it is important that the
original ventilation grid is used.
• For an opening height dimension
A=820 mm and a plinth height
dimension a=100 mm, the plinth may
be fitted without adjustments. The
same applies to an opening height
dimension B=870 mm and a plinth
height dimension b=150 mm.
• For plinth heights greater than
a=100 mm, b=150 mm, a cut should
580
be made in the plinth, 580 mm wide,
25
- 80
in the centre of the appliance posi25
tion, leaving a remaining height of
008
a=100 mm, b=150 mm.
• Attach plinth to the kitchen units.
Important!
The plinth must be positioned at a minimum distance of 25 mm from
the door.
Please check whether, after installing your appliance and especially
after reversing the door, the door seal seals right round. A badly fitting
door seal may lead to heavy frosting and result in a higher power consumption (see also “What to do if ...”).
Power supply
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A correctly installed, earthed socket is required for the electrical supply. The supply must have a fuse rating of at least 10 Amps. If the
socket is not accessible once the appliance is built in, the electrical
installation must include suitable means of isolating the appliance
from the mains (e.g. a fused spur).
Before initial start-up, refer to the appliance rating plate to ascertain
if supply voltage and current values correspond with those of the
mains at the installation location.
e.g.: AC 220 ... 240 V 50 Hz or
220 ... 240 V ~50 Hz
(i.e. 220 to 240 volts alternating current, 50 Hertz)
The rating plate is inside the appliance on the right.
Installation
The mains cable may only be changed by a qualified electrician or
competent person. If your appliance needs repairing, please contact
your local AEG Service Force Centre.
Electrical Connection
Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried
out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
WARNING – THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
The manufacturer declines any liability should these safety measures not be observed.
13 AMP
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 right.
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.
GREEN & YELLOW
13 AMP. FUSE
Important
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in
accordance with the
following code:
Green and Yellow Earth
Blue
Neutral
BROWN
Brown
Live
BLUE
CORD CLAMP
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead
of this appliance may not correspond with the coloured markings
identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:
1.The wire coloured green and yellow must be connected to 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 marked
“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 sheath.
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 safety.
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Description of the appliance
View of the appliance
➅
➄
➀
➁
➃
➂
➀
➁
➂
➃
➄
➅
Butter/cheese compartment
Sliding shelf
Bottle shelf
Vegetable drawers
Storage shelves
Thermostat
Prior to Initial Start–Up
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Please clean the appliance interior and all accessories prior to initial
start-up (see section: “Cleaning and Care”).
Starting up and temperature regulation
Important! Only use the appliance when built–in!
1. Connect the appliance to the mains electricity supply.
When the refrigerator compartment door is opened, the internal lighting is switched on.
The temperature control knob is
located on the right hand side of the
refrigerator compartment.
Setting “0” means: Off.
2. Turn the control knob clockwise past
“1”. The refrigerating unit is now on
and operates automatically.
Setting “1” means:
Hightest temperature, warmest setting.
Setting “6” (end-stop) means:
Lowest temperature, coldest setting.
Note: From a food safety point of view +5 °C should be considered
sufficiently cold for storing food in the fridge.
At a low ambient temperature of around 16°C, setting “1” should be
selected. At ambient temperatures of around 25°C, select setting “2”. If
you require a lower temperature, select setting “3” or “4”.
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Important!
High ambient temperatures (e.g. on hot summer days) and a cold setting on the thermostat (position”5” to “6”) can cause the compressor
to run continuously.
Reason: when the ambient temperature is high, the compressor must
run continuously to maintain the low temperature in the appliance.
The fridge will not be able to defrost since automatic defrosting of the
fridge is only possible when the compressor is not running (see also
"Defrosting" section). The result is the build up of a thick layer of frost
on the fridge rear wall.
If this happens, turn the thermostat knob back to a warmer setting
(position “3” to “4”). At this setting the compressor will be switched on
and off as usual and automatic defrosting recommenced.
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Switching off the appliance
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To switch off the appliance, turn the temperature regulator to position
"0".
If the appliance is not going to be used for an extended period:
1. Remove all refrigerated packages.
2. Switch off the appliance by turning the thermostat knob to position
"0".
3. Remove the mains plug or switch off or disconnect from the electricity
supply.
4. Clean thoroughly (see section: “Cleaning and Care”).
5. Leave the door open to avoid the build up of odours.
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Interior Accessories
Storage shelves
Various glass storage shelves are included with your appliance.
The height of the storage shelves can be adjusted:
1. To do this pull the storage shelf forward until it can be swivelled
upwards or downwards and removed.
2. Please do the same in reverse to
insert the shelf at a different height.
☞
Your appliance is equipped with two half size glass storage shelves.
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Storing tall items:
Slide the front half of the Vario storage shelf in another level to the rear.
By this means you will gain space to
place tall items on the storage shelf
below.
Variable Storage Box
Some models are equipped with a variable storage box which is fitted under a door shelf compartment and can be slid sideways.
The variable box can be hung from a
storage shelf in the refrigerator compartment:
1. Pull the storage shelf forward until it
can be tipped up or down and removed.
2. Hang the retaining bracket on the taper
on the storage shelf and slide the storage shelf back into the guides.
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Correct storage
For physical reasons, there are different temperature regions in the
fridge. The coldest region is on the lowest storage shelf. Warmer
regions are the top storage shelf, the vegetable drawer and the storage
compartments on the door.
The length of storage time depends on the type of food - see manufacturer’s instructions.
Tip: Food in the fridge should always be covered or packaged, to prevent drying and tainting of other food.
The following are suited for packaging:
– Polyethylene airtight bags and wraps;
– Plastic containers with lids;
– Special plastic covers with elastic;
– aluminium foil.
Defrosting
The fridge defrosts automatically
The rear wall of the fridge covers with frost when the compressor is
running, and defrosts when the compressor is off. The water from the
thawing frost evaporates by itself.
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Cleaning and Care
For hygienic reasons the appliance interior, including interior accessories, should be cleaned regularly.
Warning!
• The appliance must not be connected to the mains during cleaning.
Danger of electrical shock. Before cleaning switch the appliance off
and remove the plug from the mains, or disconnect from the electricity supply.
• Never clean the appliance with a steam cleaner. Moisture could
accumulate in electrical components and there is a danger of an
electrical shock. Hot vapours can lead to the damage of plastic
parts.
• The appliance must be dry before it is placed back into service.
Important!
• 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 cleansers.
the food from the refrigerator. Store it in a cool place, well
☞1. Remove
covered.
2. Switch the appliance off and remove the plug from the mains, or disconnect from the electricity supply
3. Clean the appliance and the interior accessories with a cloth and lukewarm water.
4. After cleaning wipe with fresh water and rub dry.
5. Check the water drain hole (F) under
the vegetable drawers of the fridge is
not blocked. Clear a blocked drain hole
with the aid of the green peg (P) in the
pack of accessories included with the
appliance.
P
F
6. After everything is dry place appliance
back into service.
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An accumulation of dust will affect
the performance of the appliance and
cause excessive electricity consumption. The structure of the appliance
permits you to clean the rear zone
close to the wall, using a vacuum
3
cleaner.
1. Remove the plinth (1), then the ventilation grid (2);
2. Carefully pull the air deflector out (3),
checking that there is no water left from the defrosting.
2
1
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Energy Saving Tips
• Do not install the appliance near boilers, radiators or other sources
of heat. High ambient temperatures cause longer, more frequent
operation of the compressor.
• Ensure sufficient air circulation and exhaust at the appliance base
and at the back wall of the appliance. Never cover air vent openings.
• Do not place warm foods into the appliance. Allow warm foods to
cool first.
• Do not leave the door open any longer than necessary.
• Do not set temperature any colder than necessary.
• Put frozen food in the fridge to defrost. The cold in the frozen food
will then be used to cool the fridge.
What to do if ...
Correcting Malfunctions
A malfunction may be caused by only a minor fault that you can rectify yourself using the following instructions. Do not perform any other
work on the appliance if the following information does not provide
assistance in your specific case.
Important! Repairs to refrigerators/freezers may only be performed by
competent service engineers. Improper repairs can give rise to significant hazards for the user. If your appliance needs repairing, please
contact your specialist dealer or your local Service Force Centre.
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What to do if ...
Symptom
Appliance does not work.
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Possible Cause
Appliance is not switched
on.
Mains plug is not plugged
in or is loose.
Fuse has blown or is defective
Remedy
Switch on the appliance.
Insert mains plug.
Check fuse, replace if necessary.
Socket is defective.
Mains malfunctions are to
be corrected by an
electrician.
The compressor runs continuously.
Temperature is set too
cold.
Turn the thermostat knob
to a warmer setting temporarily.
Interior lighting does not
work.
Light bulb is defective.
Please look in the “Changing
the Light Bulb” section.
The food is too warm.
Temperature is not properly adjusted.
Door was open for an
extended period.
A large quantity of warm
food was placed in the
appliance within the last
24 hours.
The appliance is near a
heat source.
Please look in the “Initial
Start Up” section.
Do not leave the door open
any longer than necessary.
Turn the thermostat knob
to a colder setting temporarily.
Please look in the
“Installation location” section.
Carefully warm the leaking
sections of the door seal
with a hair dryer (on a
cool setting). At the same
time shape the warmed
door seal by hand such
that it sits correctly.
Heavy build up of frost,
possibly also on the door
seal.
Door seal is not airtight
(possibly after reversing
the door).
The compressor does not
start immediately after
changing the temperature
setting.
This is normal, no error has The compressor starts after
occurred.
a period of time.
Water in the bottom of
the cabinet.
Water drain hole is
blocked.
See the “Cleaning and
Care” section.
Changing the light bulb
Warning! There is a risk of electric shocks! Before changing the light
bulb, switch off the appliance and unplug it, or disconnect from the
power supply.
Light bulb data: 220-240 V, max. 15 W
☞1. To switch off the appliance, turn the thermostat knob to position "0".
2. Unplug the mains plug.
3. To change the light bulb, undo the
screw.
4. Press the light bulb cover as shown
and slide it backwards.
5. Change the defective light bulb.
6. Refit the light bulb cover and the
screw.
7. Put the refrigerator back into operation.
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Noises during Operation
The following noises are characteristic of refrigeration appliances:
• Clicks
Whenever the compressor switches on or off, a click can be heard.
• Humming
As soon as the compressor is in operation, you can hear it humming.
• Bubbling/Splashing
When refrigerant flows into thin tubes, you can hear bubbling or
splashing noises. Even after the compressor has been switched off,
this noise can be heard for a short time.
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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.
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
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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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