Operating instructions 211016 7085638 - 01

Operating instructions
Upright refrigerator
7085638 - 01
K /KP/ KPesf/ SKes/ SKesf ... 3
Appliance at a glance
Appliance at a glance............................................
Description of appliance and equipment..................
Appliance range of use.............................................
External dimensions of the appliance.......................
Saving energy..........................................................
General safety information...................................
Controls and displays...........................................
Operating and control elements...............................
Temperature display.................................................
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.......................................
Food refrigeration.....................................................
Setting the temperature............................................
Using the sectioned shelf.........................................
Door racks................................................................
Removing the bottle holder.......................................
Vegetable bins..........................................................
Cleaning the appliance.............................................
Customer service.....................................................
Malfunctions........................................................... 10
Decommissioning.................................................. 11
Switching off the appliance....................................... 11
Taking the appliance out of service........................... 11
Disposing of the appliance................................... 11
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 (*).
Fig. 1
(1) Operating panel
(2) Ceiling light
(3) Fan
(4) Butter and cheese
(5) Glass shelves, relocatable
(6) Door rack for tinned
food, relocatable
(7) Glass shelf, sectioned*
(8) Door rack for bottles,
Instructions for action are marked with a
action are marked with a .
1.2 Appliance range of use
, the results of
1 Appliance at a glance
1.1 Description of appliance and equipment
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.
(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
Intended use
The appliance is only suitable for refrigerating
food in a domestic or domestic-like environment. This includes, for example, using
- in staff kitchens, bed and breakfast establishments,
- by guests in country houses, hotels, motels
and other accommodation,
- for catering and similar services in the wholesale trade.
All other types of use are not permitted.
* Depending on model and options
Appliance at a glance
Foreseeable misuse
1.4 External dimensions of the appliThe following applications are expressly ance
- Storing and refrigerating medicines, blood
plasma, laboratory preparations or similar
substances and products based on the
Medical Device Directive 2007/47/EC
- Use in areas at risk of explosions
Misusing the appliance may lead to damage to
the goods stored or they may spoil.
Climate classifications
Depending on the climate classification the
appliance is designed to operate in restricted
ambient temperatures. The climate classification applying to your appliance is printed on the
rating plate.
uKeep to the specified ambient temperatures
in order to guarantee that the appliance works
Climate classification
for ambient temperatures of
10 °C to 32 °C
16 °C to 32 °C
16 °C to 38 °C
16 °C to 43 °C
1.3 Conformity
The refrigerant circuit has been tested for leaks. This appliance
complies with the applicable safety stipulations and with directives 2014/35/EU, 2014/30/EU, 2009/125/EG, 2011/65/EU and
Fig. 2
H (mm)
K 36.., KP 36.., KPesf 36..
K 42.., KP(esf) 42..,
SK(esf) 42..
For appliances supplied with wall spacers, the measurement
increases by 35 mm (see 4.2) .
1.5 Saving energy
- Pay attention to good ventilation. Do not cover ventilation
holes or grids.
- Always keep the fan air slits clear.
- Do not install the appliance in direct sunlight, next to an
oven, radiator or similar.
- Energy consumption is dependent on the installation condi-
tions, e.g. ambient temperature (see 1.2) . If the ambient
temperature deviates from the standard temperature of
25°C, the energy consumption may differ.
- Open the appliance for as short a time as possible.
- The lower the temperature is set the higher the energy
- Sort food before arranging (see Appliance at a glance).
- Store all food well packaged and covered. A build up of frost
is avoided.
- Only take food out for as long as necessary so that it doesn’t
warm up too much.
- Inserting hot food: let it cool to room temperature first.
Dust deposits increase energy consumption:
- For refrigerators with heat exchangers
dust the metal grid on the back of the
appliance once a year.
* Depending on model and options
General safety information
2 General safety information
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.
- Please be sure to store alcoholic drinks or
other packaging containing alcohol in tightly
closed containers. Any alcohol that leaks out
may be ignited by 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.
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.
Danger of injury and damage:
- Hot steam can lead to injury. Do not use electrical heating or steam cleaning equipment,
open flames or defrosting sprays to defrost.
- Do not use sharp implements to remove the
Danger of crushing:
- Do not hold the hinge when opening and
closing the door. Fingers may get caught.
Symbols on the appliance:
Danger for the user:
- This appliance can be used by children from
the age of 8 onwards. It can also be used by
people with impaired physical, sensory or
mental abilities or with a lack of experience
and knowledge provided that they are supervised or have received instruction in the safe
use of this appliance, and about the attendant
hazards. Children must not play with this
appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance
work must not be carried out by children
without adult supervision. Children aged
between 3 and 8 are allowed to load and
unload the appliance. Children below the age
of 3 must be kept away from the appliance
unless they are under continuous adult supervision.
- When disconnecting the appliance from the
supply, always take hold of the plug. Do not
pull the cable.
- In the event of a fault pull out the mains plug
or deactivate the fuse.
- Do not damage the mains power cable. Do
not operate the appliance with a defective
mains power cable.
- 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.
- Only assemble, connect and dispose of the
appliance according to the instructions.
- 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
The symbol can be located on the compressor. It
serve to illuminate the appliance interior and
refers to the oil in the compressor and indicates
are not suited for room illumination.
the following danger: Swallowing or inhaling can
be fatal. This is only relevant for recycling. There
Fire hazard:
is no danger in normal operation.
- The refrigerant R 600a is environmentally
friendly but flammable. Escaping refrigerant Please observe the specific information in
may ignite.
the other sections:
• Do not damage the refrigerant circuit pipes.
identifies a situation involving direct
• Do not allow naked flames or ignition
danger which, if not obviated, may
result in death or severe bodily
sources to enter the appliance.
• Do not use any electrical appliances in the
identifies a dangerous situation
interior (e.g. steam cleaners, heaters, ice
which, if not obviated, may result in
cream maker etc.).
death or severe bodily injury.
• If refrigerant escapes: remove any naked
identifies a dangerous situation
flames or sources of ignition from the
which, if not obviated, may result in
leakage area. Ventilate the room well.
minor or medium bodily injury.
Notify the after-sales service.
- Do not store explosives or sprays using
combustible propellants such as butane,
* Depending on model and options
Controls and displays
identifies a dangerous situation
which, if not obviated, may result in
damage to property.
identifies useful information and tips.
3 Controls and displays
3.1 Operating and control elements
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.
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.
Fig. 3
(1) On/Off button
(2) Setting button
(3) Temperature display
(4) SuperCool button
(5) Fan button
3.2 Temperature display
During normal operation, the display shows:
- the chiller temperature setting
4 Putting into operation
4.1 Transporting the appliance
Fire hazard and danger of damage!
u Do not place appliances emitting heat e.g. microwaves,
toasters etc. on the appliance!
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!
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.
q In the event that the appliance is damaged, contact the
Risk of injury and danger of damage as a result of incorrect
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
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.
* Depending on model and options
supplier immediately before connecting to the mains.
q The floor at the site must be flat and level.
q Do not install the appliance in a location where it is exposed
to direct radiation of the sun, next to a cooker, heater and
q Always stand the appliance backed directly to the wall using
the enclosed wall spacers (see below).
q The appliance may be moved only when it is empty.
q The surface supporting the appliance must be at the same
level as the surrounding floor.
q Do not install the appliance without assistance.
q The more R 600a refrigerant there is in the appliance, the
larger the room in which the appliance is standing needs to
be. In rooms that are too small, a flammable mix of gas and
air may be created if there is a leak. According to the EN 378
standard, every 11 g of R 600a refrigerant requires at least
1 m3 space in the room for the appliance. The amount of
refrigerant in your appliance is on the type plate inside the
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
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
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.
q Torx® 25
q Torx® 15
q Screwdriver
q Battery-powered screwdriver, if necessary
q Second person for fitting work, if needed
4.3.1 Detaching the door
u Remove any food from the door racks before removing the
door, so that no food falls out.
u Remove the protective film from the decorative trims.*
u Remove all transit supports.
The spacers supplied with some appliances must be used to
achieve the stated energy consumption. These will extend the
depth of the appliance by approx. 35 mm. The appliance is fully
functional if the spacers are not used, but does have a slightly
higher energy consumption.
u In the case of an appliance with
enclosed wall spacers, mount the
wall spacers on the back of the
appliance at the top left and right.
Fig. 4
u Dispose of packaging material (see 4.5) .
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.
u Close the door.
u Pull off the cover Fig. 4 (10) forwards and upwards.
u Lift off the cover Fig. 4 (11).
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
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)
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.
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.
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).
Ensure that the following tools are to hand:
* Depending on model and options
Putting into operation
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.
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
4.3.3 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.
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.
4.4 Insertion into a row of kitchen units
Fig. 6
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
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.
* Depending on model and options
(1) Stack cabinet
(2) Appliance
(3) Kitchen cabinet
(4) Wall
Fig. 8
For appliances supplied with wall spacers, the measurement
increases by 35 mm (see 4.2) .
The appliance can be built into kitchen units. A top cupboard
Fig. 8 (2) can be added above the appliance in order to bring
the appliance Fig. 8 (1) up to the height of the fitted kitchen
When installing with kitchen units (max. depth 580 mm), the
appliance can be positioned directly next to the kitchen cabinet
Fig. 8 (3). The appliance will project by 34 mmx at the sides and
50 mmx in the centre of the appliance in relation to the kitchen
cabinet front.
Ventilation requirements:
- 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 cross section of the ventilation gap below the ceiling
must be at least 300 cm2.*
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
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.
4.6 Connecting the appliance
Failure to connect properly
Damage to the electronics.
u Do not use a standalone inverter.
u Do not use an energy saving plug.
Failure to connect properly
u Do not use an extension cable.
u Do not use distributor blocks.
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).
The socket must be properly earthed and fused. The tripping
current for the fuse must be between 10 A and 16 A.
The socket 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.
w If all LEDs in the temperature display light up, demo mode is
activated. Please contact the after sales service.
5 Control
5.1 Food refrigeration
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
u To safeguard bottles from tipping over: move the bottle
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
- 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
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
When SuperCool is activated, the fan* may run. The appliance
operates with maximum cooling performance, which means
that the noise of the refrigeration unit may be temporarily
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 )
* Depending on model and options
- at high humidity
The forced-air cooling uses slightly more energy. To save
energy, the fan switches off automatically when the door is
5.4.1 Switching on the fan
5.7 Door racks
5.7.1 Moving the storage rack
u Remove storage rack according to
u Briefly press the fan button Fig. 3 (5).
w The fan button shines.
w The fan is active. In some appliances, the fan is only activated when the compressor is running.
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.
5.7.2 Dismantling door racks
5.5 Shelves
5.5.1 Moving or removing shelves
The shelves have stops preventing them from being unintentionally pulled out.
u The door racks can be dismantled for cleaning.
5.8 Removing the bottle holder
u Remove the bottle holder according
to the illustration.
Fig. 9 *
u Lift the shelf slightly and pull forward a little.
u Adjust the height of the shelf. To do so, push the cut-outs
along the supports.*
u In order to remove the shelf fully, place it at a slant and pull
out towards the front.*
u Insert shelf with the raised edge pointing upwards at the
w The food does not freeze onto the rear wall.
5.5.2 Dismantling shelves
Fig. 11
u The shelves can be
dismantled for cleaning.
5.6 Using the sectioned shelf*
5.9 Vegetable bins
To remove the vegetable bins:
u pull the vegetable bin all the way out and tilt it forwards a
w In the case of the bottom drawer, the drawer locking device
is additionally released and the vegetable bin can be
u Push the projecting telescopic slides back in.
Fig. 12
Fig. 10
u The glass shelf with stop face (2) has to be at the back.
* Depending on model and options
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
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) .
6.2 Cleaning the appliance
Risk of injury and damage as a result of hot steam!
Hot steam can lead to burns and can damage the surfaces.
u Do not use any steam cleaners!
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 Do not use any sharp or abrasive cleaning agents, nor any
that contain sand, chloride or acid.
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.
u Empty appliance.
u Pull out the power plug.
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.*
The stainless steel doors are treated with a high quality surface
coating and must not be treated with stainless steel care products.
Otherwise the surface coating will be affected.
u Coated door surfaces and painted side walls must only
be wiped with a soft, clean cloth. If they are very dirty, use a
little water or a neutral cleaner. A microfibre cloth may also
be 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 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 Only use a damp cloth to clean the telescopic rails. The
grease in the runners is for lubrication purposes and must
not be removed.
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 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.
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
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 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
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 Malfunctions
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.
* Depending on model and options
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.
→ Due to the various speed steps, speed-regulated* compres-
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.
→ The LED illumination is defective or the cover is damaged:
Risk of injury due to electric shock!
Live parts are located under the cover.
u Have the LED interior light changed or repaired only by the
customer service or by specialized personnel trained for the
sors can generate different running noises.
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.
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
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 fixed to the ground. The running of the
cooling unit therefore makes objects and adjacent furniture
u Adjust appliance via the height-adjustable feet.
u Move bottles and containers apart.
All LEDs light up in the temperature display.
→ Demo mode is activated.
u Please contact the after-sales service (see Maintenance).
The outer 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 Keep ventilation grille clear, and clean it.
→ The ambient temperature is too high.
u Solution: (see 1.2) .
→ The appliance was opened too frequently or for too long.
u Wait to see whether the appliance reaches the required
temperature by itself. If not, please contact the after sales
service (see Maintenance).
→ The appliance is too close to a source of heat (stove, heater
u Change the position of the appliance or the source of heat.
Danger of injury by LED lamp!
The light intensity of the LED illumination corresponds to laser
class 1/1M.
If the cover is defective:
u Do not look into the illumination with optical lenses from the
immediate proximity. This can cause injury to the eyes.
8 Decommissioning
8.1 Switching off the appliance
u Press the On/Off button Fig. 3 (1) until the display goes dark.
Release button.
w If the appliance cannot be switched off, the child lock function is active .
8.2 Taking the appliance out of service
Empty the appliance.
Switch off the appliance (see Decommissioning).
Remove mains connector.
Clean the appliance (see 6.2) .
u Leave the door open to prevent odour.
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.
The internal light does not come on.
→ The appliance is not switched on.
* Depending on model and options
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Memminger Straße 77-79
88416 Ochsenhausen
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