Operating instructions 271011 7084676 - 01

Operating instructions
Upright refrigerator
271011
7084676 - 01
K /KP/ KPesf/ SKes/ SKesf ... 3
Appliance at a glance
Contents
1
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
Appliance at a glance............................................
Description of appliance and equipment..................
Range of appliance use............................................
Conformity................................................................
External dimensions of the appliance.......................
Saving energy..........................................................
2
2
2
3
3
3
2
General safety information...................................
3
3
3.1
3.2
Controls and displays...........................................
Operating and control elements...............................
Temperature display.................................................
4
4
4
4
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
4.5
4.6
4.7
Putting into operation............................................
Transporting the appliance.......................................
Installing the appliance.............................................
Changing over the door hinges................................
Insertion into a row of kitchen units...........................
Disposing of packaging............................................
Connecting the appliance.........................................
Switching on the appliance.......................................
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4
4
5
6
6
7
7
5
5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9
Control....................................................................
Food refrigeration.....................................................
Setting the temperature............................................
SuperCool................................................................
Fan...........................................................................
Relocating the shelves.............................................
Using the sectioned shelf.........................................
Moving the storage rack...........................................
Removing the bottle holder.......................................
Vegetable bins.........................................................
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7
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7
7
7
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8
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8
6
6.1
6.2
6.3
6.4
Maintenance...........................................................
Defrosting.................................................................
Cleaning the appliance.............................................
Changing the interior light with bulb..........................
Customer service.....................................................
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8
8
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9
7
Malfunction.............................................................
9
8
8.1
8.2
Decommissioning.................................................. 10
Switching off the appliance....................................... 10
Taking the appliance out of service.......................... 10
9
Disposing of the appliance................................... 10
The manufacturer works constantly on the further development
of all the types and models. Therefore please understand that
we have to reserve the right to make design, equipment and
technical modifications.
To get to know all the benefits of your new appliance, please
read the information contained in these instructions carefully.
The instructions apply to several models. Differences may
occur. Text relating only to specific appliances is marked with
an asterisk (*).
Instructions for action are marked with a
action are marked with a .
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1 Appliance at a glance
1.1 Description of appliance and equipment
Note
u Place food inside the appliance as shown in the diagram.
This allows the appliance to save energy during operation.
u Shelves, drawers and baskets are arranged for optimum
energy efficiency on delivery.
2
Fig. 1
(1) Operating panel
(2) Ceiling light
(3) Fan
(4) Butter and cheese
compartment
(5) Glass shelves, relocatable
(6) Door rack for tinned
food, relocatable
(7) Glass shelf, sectioned*
(8) Door rack for bottles,
relocatable
(9) Bottle shelf*
(10) Defrost water channel
(11) Glass shelf
(12) Type plate
(13) Coldest zone
(14) Vegetable compartment
(15) Height-adjustable foot
(16) transport grips
1.2 Range of appliance use
The appliance is suitable solely for cooling food in a domestic
environment or similar. This includes use in, for example
- in staff kitchenettes, bed and breakfast establishments,
- by guests in country homes, hotels, motels and other forms
of accommodation,
- in catering and similar services in the wholesale trade
Use the appliance solely as is customary within a domestic
environment. All other types of use are inadmissible. The appliance is not suitable for storing and cooling medicines, blood
plasma, laboratory preparations or similar substances and
products covered by the 2007/47/EC Medical Devices Directive. Misuse of the appliance can result in the stored products
suffering harm or perishing. Furthermore, the appliance is not
suitable for operation in potentially explosive atmospheres.
General safety information
The appliance is set to operate within specific ambient temperature limits according to its climate rating. The correct climate
rating for your appliance is indicated on the type plate.
Note
u Compliance with the ambient temperatures indicated is
required, otherwise the cooling performance is reduced.
- The energy consumption depends on the installation conditions, e.g. the ambient temperature (see 1.2) .
- Keep the time the appliance is open to a minimum.
- The lower the temperature setting, the higher the power
consumption.
- Store food logically. (see Appliance at a glance).
- Ensure that all food is well packed and covered for storage.
This will prevent frost from forming.
Climate
rating
for ambient temperatures of
- Remove food as needed in order that it does not warm too
SN
10 °C to 32 °C
- First cool warm food to room temperature before storing it .
N
16 °C to 32 °C
ST
16 °C to 38 °C
T
16 °C to 43 °C
much.
Accumulated dust increases the energy
consumption:
- Once a year, dust the refrigerating unit
together with the metal grille of the heat
exchanger at the back of the appliance.
1.3 Conformity
The refrigerant circuit is tested for leakage. The appliance
complies with the relevant safety regulations and EC Directives
2006/95/EC, 2004/108/EC, 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU.
1.4 External dimensions of the appliance
Fig. 2
Designation
H (mm)
K 36.., KP 36.., KPesf 36..
1655
K 42.., KP(esf) 42..,
SK(esf) 42..
1852
1.5 Saving energy
- Always ensure good ventilation. Do not cover ventilation
openings or grille.
- Always keep fan louvres clear.
- Do not place appliance in areas of direct sunlight or next to a
stove, heater or similar object.
2 General safety information
Danger for the user:
- This appliance is not designed for persons (including children) with physical, sensory or mental impairment or
persons not having sufficient experience and knowledge,
unless they are instructed in the use of the appliance and
are initially supervised by a person responsible for their
safety. Keep children under supervision to ensure they do
not play with the appliance.
- In case of a fault, pull out the mains plug (not by pulling the
connecting cable) or switch off the fuse.
- Have any repairs to or intervention in the appliance, and any
change of the mains power cable, carried out by the
customer service only or by other specialised personnel
trained for the purpose.
- When disconnecting the appliance from the supply, always
take hold of the plug. Do not pull the cable.
- Install and connect the appliance only as instructed.
- Please keep these instructions in a safe place and pass
them on to any subsequent owners.
- Special-purpose lamps (incandescent lamps, LEDs, fluorescent tubes) in the appliance serve to illuminate the appliance
interior and are not suited for room illumination.
Fire hazard:
- The refrigerant R 600a is environmentally friendly but flammable. Escaping refrigerant may ignite.
• Do not damage the refrigerant circuit pipes.
• Do not allow naked flames or ignition sources to enter the
appliance.
• Do not use any electrical appliances in the interior (e.g.
steam cleaners, heaters, ice cream maker etc.).
• If refrigerant escapes: eliminate naked flames or sources
of ignition from the vicinity. Pull out the power plug. Ventilate the area well. Notify customer service.
- Do not store explosives or sprays using combustible propellants such as butane, propane, pentane, etc. in the appliance. To identify these spray cans, look for the list of
contents printed on the can, or a flame symbol. Gases
possibly escaping may ignite due to electrical components.
- Keep burning candles, lamps and other items with naked
flames away from the appliance so that they do not set the
appliance on fire.
- Always store high-percentage alcohol in tightly sealed,
upright containers. Alcohol possibly escaping may ignite
due to electrical components.
Danger of tipping and falling:
- Do not misuse the plinth, drawers, doors etc. as a step or for
support. This applies particularly to children.
Danger of food poisoning:
- Do not consume food which has been stored too long.
3
Controls and displays
Danger of frostbite, numbness and pain:
- Avoid lasting skin contact with cold surfaces or refrigerated/
frozen food or take protective steps, e.g. wear gloves. Do
not consume ice cream, water ice or ice cubes immediately
and do not consume them too cold.
Please observe the specific information in the other
sections:
DANGER
identifies a situation involving direct
danger which, if not obviated, may
result in death or severe bodily
injury.
WARNING
identifies a dangerous situation
which, if not obviated, may result in
death or severe bodily injury.
CAUTION
identifies a dangerous situation
which, if not obviated, may result in
minor or medium bodily injury.
NOTICE
identifies a dangerous situation
which, if not obviated, may result in
damage to property.
Note
identifies useful information and tips.
3 Controls and displays
3.1 Operating and control elements
Fig. 3
(1) On/Off button
(2) Setting button
(3) Temperature display
(4) SuperCool button
(5) Fan button
3.2 Temperature display
The following are displayed in normal operation:
- the set cooling temperature
4 Putting into operation
4.1 Transporting the appliance
CAUTION
Risk of injury and danger of damage as a result of incorrect
transport!
u Transport the appliance in a packed condition.
u Transport the appliance upright.
u Do not transport the appliance without assistance.
4.2 Installing the appliance
In the event that the appliance is damaged, contact the supplier
immediately before connecting to the mains.
4
The floor at the site must be flat and level.
Do not install the appliance in a location where it is exposed to
direct radiation of the sun, next to a cooker, heater and similar.
Always install the appliance with the back directly against the
wall.
Do not install the appliance without assistance.
Standard EN 378 specifies that the room in which you install
your appliance must have a volume of 1 m2 per 8 g of R 600a
refrigerant used in the appliance. If the room in which the appliance is installed is too small, a flammable gas-air mixture may
form in the event of a leakage in the refrigeration circuit. The
quantity of refrigerant used in your appliance is indicated on the
type plate on the inside of the appliance.
The appliance may be moved only when it is empty.
WARNING
Fire hazard due to dampness!
If live parts or the mains lead become damp this may cause
short circuits.
u The appliance is designed for use in enclosed areas. Do not
operate the appliance outdoors or in areas where it is
exposed to splash water or damp conditions.
WARNING
Risk of fire due to short circuit!
If the mains cable/connector of the appliance or of another
appliance touch the rear of the appliance, the mains cable/
connector may be damaged by the appliance vibrations,
leading to a short circuit.
u Stand the appliance so that it is not touched by connectors
or main cables.
u Do not plug the appliance or any others into sockets located
near the rear of the appliance.
WARNING
Fire hazard due to refrigerant!
The refrigerant R 600a is environmentally friendly but flammable. Escaping refrigerant may ignite.
u Do not damage the piping of the refrigeration circuit.
WARNING
Fire hazard and danger of damage!
u Do not place appliances emitting heat e.g. microwaves,
toasters etc. on the appliance!
WARNING
Blocked ventilation openings pose a risk of fire and damage!
u Always keep the ventilation openings clear. Always ensure
that the appliance is properly ventilated!
u Detach the connecting cable from the rear of the appliance,
removing the cable holder at the same time because otherwise there will be vibratory noise!
u Remove the protective film from the outside of the appliance.*
Putting into operation
NOTICE*
The stainless steel doors are provided with a high-quality
surface coating and must not be treated using the accompanying care product.
4.3.1 Detaching the door
Note
u Remove any food from the door racks before removing the
door, so that no food falls out.
Otherwise the surface coating will be affected.
u Wipe the coated door surfaces using a soft, clean cloth
only.
u Apply a stainless steel cleaner only to the stainless steel
side walls evenly, wiping with the grain. Subsequent
cleaning becomes easier as a result.
u Wipe side walls with a paint finish using a soft, clean
cloth only.
u Remove the protective film from the decorative trims.*
u Remove all transit supports.
u Dispose of packaging material (see 4.5) .
NOTICE
Risk of damage due to condensate!
If your appliance is not a Side-by-Side (SBS) appliance:
u do not install the appliance directly alongside a further refrigerator/freezer.
u Align the appliance so that it
stands firmly and on a level by
applying the accompanying
spanner to the adjustableheight feet (A) and using a
spirit level.
u Then support the door: Extend
the adjustable foot at the turn
hinge (B) until it rests on the
floor and then make a further
90° turn.
When a Side-by-Side appliance (S…) is fitted together with
a second appliance (as a SBS combination):
u Proceed according to the Side-by-Side combined fridgefreezer installation instructions. (Accessories bag of the SBS
freezer/appliance with freezer compartment)
Fig. 4
u Close the door.
u Pull off the cover Fig. 4 (10) forwards and upwards.
u Lift off the cover Fig. 4 (11).
CAUTION
Risk of injury if the door tips!
u Take good hold of the door.
u Set down the door carefully.
u Unscrew the upper turn hinge Fig. 4 (12)(2x Torx® 25)
Fig. 4 (13) and lift it off.
u Lift off the door and set it aside.
4.3.2 Changing the bearing parts
Note
u Clean the appliance (see 6.2) .
If the appliance is installed in a very damp environment,
condensate may form on the outside of the appliance.
u Always see to good ventilation at the installation site.
4.3 Changing over the door hinges
You can change over the door hinges if necessary.
NOTICE
Risk of damage to side-by-side appliances due to condensation!
When a side-by-side appliance (S…) is fitted together with a
second appliance (as a SBS combination), the door hinges
must remain as delivered.
u Do not change over the door hinges.
Ensure that the following tools are to hand:
q Torx® 25
q Torx® 15
q Screwdriver
q Cordless screwdriver, if necessary
q Second person for fitting work, if needed
Fig. 5
u Lift out the bearing pin Fig. 5 (22) together with washer
Fig. 5 (23) and adjustable-height foot Fig. 5 (24).
u Lift off the stopper Fig. 5 (21).
u Unscrew Fig. 5 (26) the turn hinge Fig. 5 (25).
u Unscrew Fig. 5 (29) the bearing element Fig. 5 (28) , transfer
it to the opposite location hole of the turn hinge and screw it
firmly into place.
u Carefully lift off the cover on the handle side Fig. 5 (27) and
transfer it to the opposite side.
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Putting into operation
u Screw the turn hinge Fig. 5 (25) firmly into place on the new
hinge side, possibly using a cordless screwdriver (with
4 Nm).
u Re-insert the stopper Fig. 5 (21) into the other hole.
u Re-insert the bearing pin Fig. 5 (22) together with the
washer and adjustable-height foot. In so doing, pay attention
that the locating lug points backwards
4.4 Insertion into a row of kitchen units
4.3.3 Transferring the handle
u Transfer the spring clamp
Fig. 6 (31): Depress the
latch nose and pull the
spring clamp off over it.
u Slide the spring clamp
into place on the new
hinge side until it clicks
into place.
Fig. 6
Fig. 8
Fig. 7
u Lift the stopper Fig. 7 (33) out of the door bearing bush and
transfer it.
u Dismantle the door handle Fig. 7 (32), stoppers Fig. 7 (33)
and pressure plates* Fig. 7 (34) and transfer to the opposite
side.
u When fitting the pressure plates on the opposite side, make
sure they snap properly into place.*
4.3.4 Fitting the door
u Place the door from above onto the lower bearing pin
Fig. 5 (22).
u Close the door.
u Insert the upper turn hinge Fig. 4 (12) in the door on the new
hinge side.
u Screw the upper turn hinge Fig. 4 (12)firmly into place (with
4 Nm)(2x Torx® 25) Fig. 4 (13). Possibly make preliminary
holes with a bradawl or use a cordless screwdriver.
u Snap the cover Fig. 4 (10) and cover Fig. 4 (11) into place at
the opposite side.
4.3.5 Aligning the door
u Align the door to the appliance housing by way of the two
oblong holes in the bottom turn hinge Fig. 5 (25). To do so,
unscrew the middle screw.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to the door dropping out!
If the bearing parts are not screwed into place firmly enough,
the door may drop out. This may lead to severe injuries. What
is more, the door may not close and therefore the appliance
may fail to cool properly.
u Screw the turn hinges firmly into place with 4 Nm.
u Check all of the screws and retighten if necessary.
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(1) Stack cabinet
(3) Kitchen cabinet
(2) Appliance
(4) Wall
When inserting the appliance into a row of kitchen units (max.
depth 580 mm), the appliance can be installed directly next to
the kitchen unit Fig. 8 (3). The appliance door projects relative
to the front of the kitchen unit by 34 mm at the side and by
50 mm in the middle of the appliance. It can be opened and
closed perfectly as a result.
Important for the ventilation:
- At the back of the stack cabinet there has to be a ventilation
duct of at least 50 mm depth throughout the width of the
stack cabinet.
- The ventilation space under the ceiling has to be at least
300 cm2.
The
larger the ventilation space, the more energy-saving the
appliance is in operation.
If the appliance is installed with the hinges next to a wall
Fig. 8 (4), the distance between appliance and wall has to be at
least 40 mm. This corresponds to the projection of the handle
when the door is open.
4.5 Disposing of packaging
WARNING
Danger of suffocation due to packing material and plastic film!
u Do not allow children to play with packing material.
The packaging is made of recyclable materials:
corrugated board/cardboard
expanded polystyrene parts
polythene bags and sheets
polypropylene straps
nailed wooden frame with polyethylene panel*
u Take the packaging material to an official collecting point.
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Control
4.6 Connecting the appliance
NOTICE
Risk of damage to the electronic control system!
u Do not use stand-alone inverters (conversion of d.c. to a.c./
three-phase) or energy saving plugs.
WARNING
Fire and overheating hazard!
u Do not use extension cables or multiple socket outlets.
The type of current (alternating current) and voltage at the
installation site have to conform with the data on the type plate
(see Appliance at a glance).
Connect the appliance only with a properly installed
socket outlet with earthing contact. The socket outlet
must be fused with 10 A or higher.
It must be easily accessible so that the appliance can
be quickly disconnected from the supply in an emergency. It must be outside the area of the rear of the
appliance.
u Check the electrical connection.
u Plug in the power plug.
4.7 Switching on the appliance
u Press On/Off button Fig. 3 (1).
w The appliance is switched on. The temperature display indicates the set temperature.
5 Control
5.1 Food refrigeration
Note
The energy consumption increases and the cooling performance decreases if the ventilation is inadequate.
u Always keep the air slits of the fan free.
u Store perishable food such as ready-to-serve dishes, meat
products and sausages in the coldest zone. Place butter
and preserves in the upper area and in the door (see Appliance at a glance).
u Use recyclable plastic, metal, aluminium and glass
containers and cling film for wrapping.
u Use the front area of the refrigerator compartment floor only
for briefly putting down cooled products, e.g. when rearranging and sorting. However do not leave cooled products
there otherwise they may be pushed back or tipped over
when the door is closed.
u Do not store food too close together to enable good air
circulation.
u To safeguard bottles from tipping over: move the bottle
holder.
5.2 Setting the temperature
The temperature depends on the following factors:
- the door opening frequency
- the room temperature at the site where the appliance is
installed
- the type, temperature and quantity of frozen food
Temperature setting to be recommended: 5 °C
The temperature can be changed continuously. Once the 1 °C
setting is reached, it starts again with 9 °C.
u To access temperature adjustment: press the setting button
Fig. 3 (2) once.
w The LED of the current temperature flashes in the temperature display.
u Press the setting button Fig. 3 (2) the number of times
needed until the required temperature shines in the LED
display.
Note
u Long pressing of the setting button sets a slightly colder
value within a small temperature range (e.g.: between 5 °C
and 7 °C). The LED of the next lower temperature range
then shines in the temperature display.
5.3 SuperCool
With SuperCool you switch to the highest cooling performance
to reach lower cooling temperatures. Use SuperCool, to rapidly
cool large amounts of food.
When SuperCool is activated, the fan runs. The appliance
operates with maximum refrigeration. The noise of the refrigeration unit may be temporarily louder as a result.
The SuperCool function uses slightly more energy.
5.3.1 Cooling with SuperCool
u Briefly press SuperCool button Fig. 3 (4).
w The SuperCool button Fig. 3 (4) lights up.
w The cooling temperature drops to the coldest value. SuperCool is activated.
w SuperCool is automatically deactivated after 6 to12 hours
The appliance continues to operate in the energy-saving,
normal mode.
5.3.2 To prematurely deactivate SuperCool
u Briefly press SuperCool button Fig. 3 (4).
w The SuperCool button Fig. 3 (4) goes out.
w SuperCool is deactivated.
5.4 Fan
With the fan you can rapidly cool large quantities of fresh food
or achieve a relatively even distribution of temperature across
all the storage levels.
The forced-air cooling is to be recommended:
- at high room temperature (above33 °C )
- at high humidity
The forced-air cooling uses slightly more energy. To save
energy, the fan switches off automatically when the door is
open.
5.4.1 Switching on the fan
u Briefly press the fan button Fig. 3 (5).
w The fan button shines.
w The fan is active. It switches on automatically when the
compressor runs.
5.4.2 To switch off the fan
u Briefly press the fan button Fig. 3 (5).
w The fan button goes out.
w The fan is switched off.
5.5 Relocating the shelves
The shelves have stops preventing them from being unintentionally pulled out.
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Maintenance
u Lift the shelf and draw it out forwards.
u Insert shelf with the raised edge
pointing upwards at the back.
w The food does not freeze onto the rear
wall.
To insert the vegetable bins:
u place the vegetable bin on the telescopic slides and push to
the rear, exerting slight pressure.
w In the case of the bottom drawer, the drawer locking device
additionally engages and the vegetable drawer sits firmly on
the telescopic slides.
6 Maintenance
5.6 Using the sectioned shelf*
6.1 Defrosting
6.1.1 Defrosting refrigerator compartment
The refrigerator compartment is defrosted automatically. The
water evaporates. Drops of water on the rear wall are functionally conditioned and perfectly normal.
u Clean the drain hole at regular intervals to allow the defrost
water to drain (see 6.2) .
Fig. 9
u The glass shelf with stop face (2) has to be at the back.
5.7 Moving the storage rack
CAUTION
Risk of injury and damage as a result of hot steam!
Hot steam may damage the surfaces and cause burns.
u Do not use any steam cleaners!
u Remove storage rack according to
illustration.
NOTICE
Incorrect cleaning damages the appliance!
u Do not use cleaning agents in concentrated form.
u Do not use any scouring or abrasive sponges or steel wool.
u Please do not use any aggressive, scouring, sand-,
chloride-, chemical- or acid-based cleaning agents.
u Do not use chemical solvents.
u Do not damage or remove the type plate on the inside of the
appliance. It is important for the customer service.
u Do not pull off, bend or damage cables or other components.
u Do not allow any cleaning water to enter the drain channel,
ventilation grille or electrical parts.
u Please use soft cleaning cloths and a universal pH-neutral
cleaning agent.
u Please use cleaning and care products suitable for contact
with foodstuffs in the appliance interior.
5.8 Removing the bottle holder
u Remove the bottle holder according
to the illustration.
u Empty appliance.
u Pull out the power plug.
5.9 Vegetable bins
Fig. 10
To remove the vegetable bins:
u pull the vegetable bin all the way out and tilt it forwards a
little.
w In the case of the bottom drawer, the drawer locking device
is additionally released and the vegetable bin can be
removed.
u Push the projecting telescopic slides back in.
Fig. 11
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6.2 Cleaning the appliance
u Clean plastic outer and inner surfaces with lukewarm
water and a little washing-up liquid.
Do not apply stainless steel cleaning agent to glass or plastic
surfaces to prevent them from being scratched. Darker areas at
the beginning and quite an intensive colour of the stainless
steel surface are normal.*
Malfunction
NOTICE*
The stainless steel doors are provided with a high-quality
surface coating and must not be treated using the accompanying care product.
Otherwise the surface coating will be affected.
u Wipe the coated door surfaces using a soft, clean cloth
only. In case of stubborn dirt, use a little water or a neutral
cleaning agent. A microfibre cloth can be optionally used.
u If the stainless steel side walls are dirty, clean them using
a commercially available stainless steel cleaning agent.
Then evenly apply the accompanying stainless steel care
product, making strokes in the direction of the grain.
u Wipe side walls with a paint finish using a soft, clean
cloth only. In case of stubborn dirt, use a little water or a
neutral cleaning agent. A microfibre cloth can be optionally
used.
WARNING
Risk of injury if repair work is not carried out professionally!
u Have any repairs and action - not expressly specified - on
the appliance and mains cable carried out by service
personnel only. (see Maintenance)
u Read the appliance
designation
Fig. 13 (1), service
No. Fig. 13 (2) and
serial No. Fig. 13 (3)
off the type plate
located inside the
appliance on the lefthand side.
Fig. 13
u Clean drain hole: Remove deposits
with a narrow instrument, e.g. a
cotton bud.
u Clean items of equipment by hand with lukewarm water
and a little washing-up liquid.
u Remove the support rails for the half glass shelves for
cleaning.
u Dismantle door racks as illustrated.
After cleaning:
u Wipe dry the appliance and items of equipment.
u Connect the appliance and switch it on again.
u Put the food back inside.
6.3 Changing the interior light with bulb
Bulb data
max. 25 W
Fitting: E14
Type of current and voltage must conform with the details on
the type plate
u Switch off the appliance.
u Pull out the power plug or
switch off the fuse.
u Take holder of the cover
Fig. 12 (1) at the front
and unhook it at the
back.
the
bulb
u Change
Fig. 12 (2).
u Put the cover Fig. 12 (1)
back in place.
Fig. 12
6.4 Customer service
First check whether you can correct the fault yourself by reference to the list (see Malfunction). If this is not the case, please
contact the customer service whose address is given in the
enclosed customer service list.
u Notify the customer service, specifying the fault, appliance
designation Fig. 13 (1), service No. Fig. 13 (2) and serial No.
Fig. 13 (3).
w This will help us to provide you with a faster and more accurate service.
u Keep the appliance closed until the customer service
arrives.
w The food will stay cool longer.
u Pull out the mains plug (not by pulling the connecting cable)
or switch off the fuse.
7 Malfunction
Your appliance is designed and manufactured for a long life
span and reliable operation. If a malfunction nonetheless
occurs during operation, check whether it is due to a handling
error. In this case you will have to be charged for the costs
incurred, even during the warranty period. You may be able to
rectify the following faults yourself:
Appliance does not work.
→ The appliance is not switched on.
u Switch on the appliance.
→ The power plug is not properly inserted in the wall socket.
u Check power plug.
→ The fuse of the wall socket is not in order.
u Check fuse.
The compressor runs for a long time.
→ The compressor switches to a low speed when little cold is
needed. Although the running time is increased as a result,
energy is saved.
u This is normal in energy-saving models.
→ SuperCool is activated.
u The compressor runs for longer in order to rapidly cool the
food. This is normal.
A LED on the bottom rear of the appliance (at the
compressor) flashes regularly every 15 seconds*.
→ The inverter is equipped with a diagnostic LED.
u The flashing is normal.
Excessive noise.
→ Speed-controlled* compressors may produce varying
running noise due to different speed steps.
u The sound is normal.
A bubbling and gurgling noise.
→ This noise comes from the refrigerant flowing in the refrigeration circuit.
u The sound is normal.
A quiet clicking noise.
→ The noise is produced whenever the refrigeration unit
(motor) automatically switches on or off.
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Decommissioning
u The sound is normal.
A hum. It is briefly a little louder when the refrigeration
unit (the motor) switches on.
→ The refrigeration increases automatically when the SuperCool function is activated, fresh food has just been placed
in the appliance or the door has been left open for a while.
u The sound is normal.
→ The ambient temperature is too high.
u Solution: (see 1.2)
A low hum.
→ The sound is produced by air flow noise of the fan.
u The sound is normal.
Vibratory noise.
→ The appliance is not standing firmly on the floor. As a result,
adjoining units or objects are set into vibration by the
running refrigeration unit.
u Move the appliance away a little and align it using the
adjustable feet.
u Move bottles and containers apart.
The outside surfaces of the appliance are warm.
→ The heat of the refrigeration circuit is used to prevent
condensate from forming.
u This is normal.
The temperature is not cold enough.
→ The door of the appliance is not properly closed.
u Close the door of the appliance.
→ Insufficient ventilation.
u Clear ventilation grilles.
→ The ambient temperature is too high.
u Solution: (see 1.2) .
→ The appliance was opened too frequently or for too long.
u Wait until the appliance reaches the required temperature
itself. If not, contact the customer service. (see Maintenance).
→ The appliance is too close to a heat source.
u Solution: (see Putting into operation).
The interior light is not on.
→ The appliance is not switched on.
u Switch on the appliance.
→ The door was open longer than 15 min.
u The interior light automatically switches off if the door has
been open for about 15 min.
→ If the interior light is not on but the temperature display is lit,
the bulb is faulty.
u Change the bulb. (see Maintenance).
8 Decommissioning
8.1 Switching off the appliance
u Press On/Off button Fig. 3 (1) for about 2 seconds.
w The temperature display is dark.
8.2 Taking the appliance out of service
u Empty the appliance.
u Pull out the power plug.
u Clean the appliance (see 6.2) .
u Leave the door open to prevent odour.
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9 Disposing of the appliance
The appliance contains some reusable materials
and should be disposed of properly - not simply
with unsorted household refuse. Appliances which
are no longer needed must be disposed of in a
professional and appropriate way, in accordance
with the current local regulations and laws.
When disposing of the appliance, ensure that the refrigeration
circuit is not damaged to prevent uncontrolled escape of the
refrigerant it contains (data on type plate) and oil.
u Disable the appliance.
u Pull out the plug.
u Cut through the connecting cable.
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