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FREEZER
OWNER'S MANUAL
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY
BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY FOR
REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
P/No. 3828JD8515B
CONTENTS
INSTALLATION
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FEATURE CHART
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USING THE FREEZER
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GUIDE FOR USING THE FREEZER
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TECHNICAL AND STRUCTURAL OPERATION FEATURES
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
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CLEANING YOUR FREEZER
GENERAL INFORMATION
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CORD, EARTHING INSTRUCTION
BEFORE CALLING SERVICE
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INSTALLATION
Carefully
remove
all
packing pieces
and
securing
tapes.
The
appliance
Adjust
should stand
the feet to achieve
too
unscrew
on a
firm, level floor.
38 m min.
Do not
perfect levelling.
come right
far, otherwise feet will
out of
base.
Ensure that there is sufficient space between the
appliance and any overhanging shelves, adjacent
walls and other
appliances to allow air to circulate
particulary at the back.
around the cabinet,
The
appliance
sources
direct
should be located away from direct
as cookers, radiators and
of heat, such
sunlight.
Adjustable
To achieve the best
performance.
1. Fit the
until the air
appliance
2. Allow at least
the
grille
38mm(1-1/2 inch)
is
against
over
the
appliance.
3
Feet
the wall.
appliance
and at the both sides of
FEATURE CHART
Scraper
Fast Freezer
Temperature
Compartment
Ice cubes
Control dial
Magnetic
Tray
Door Seal
2
1-3
3-6
6-9
3
4
Leg
Adjustable
Storage
information
Storage
Feet
Basket
card
When
with
opening the Fast
lifting it up slightly.
Freezer
Compartment door, pull
4
the door forward
USING THE FREEZER
This
appliance carries the freezer symbol
; up to 3 months)
long term storage (
of
fresh
food.
freezing
for
indicating that it is suitable both
pre-frozen food and for home
of
Generally speaking, long-term storage lives up to 3 months, but this will vary
packaged food, so always follow the manufacturer's
recommended storage time given on the packet.
with the nature of the
An indication of the thermostat
setting necessary to obtain the
in the frozen food cabinet.
temperature
In
practice,
variations will
some
stored because of the different
occur
shape
prescribed
in the amount of food which
can
be
and densities of the foods.
It is necessary to store commercially frozen food in accordance with the
instructions given on the packets that you buy. A rise of temperature of the
frozen food
packs during defrosting may shorten the storage life and the
given above and the frozen food manufacturer's estimate may not
apply.
estimate
then
TEMPERATURE REGULATION
The freezer
the
temperature will vary depending
frequency
with which the door is
opened,
on
the
quantity
the ambient
of food stored and
temperature and the
location of freezer.
The control dial is marked
,
, . It allows you
to select the desired
temperature setting
Defrost(OFF)
Setting
Setting
'
'
Turn the dial
Highest
:
'
:
'
:
freezer
fully
temperature,
Suitable freezer
storage of food
Setting
'
'
:
counter clockwise.
warmest
setting.
temperature, is the best temperature for the
on
Lowest freezer
the
fridge
section.
temperature, coldest setting.
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USING THE FREEZER
QUICK FREEZE Indication Lamp
Lamp is on during quick freezing.
Lamp is off after quick freezing.
(Regularly
after 2-3
OPERATION Indication
Lamp
Lamp
is
on
is off when the
control dial is
hours)
POWER
operating.
temperature
on
DEFROST
DEFROST
TEMP.
CONTROL
QUICK
FREEZE
Lamp
when the freezer is
position.
COLDER
COLD
QUICK FREEZE ON/OFF Button
Push the button when you want
the food to freeze faster.
It repeats ON and OFF whenever
you
push the
button.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL Dial
Refer to the
previous
about how to control.
DEFROST Indication
Lamp
is
on
when the
control dial is
Lamp
temperature
DEFROST
on
6
position.
page
USING THE FREEZER
WARNINGS AND ADVICE
During
the
freezing operation, do not place
opening the door too often.
also avoid
It
can
be
dangerous to place in the freezer
liquids (fizzy drinks etc.)
other foods inside the freezer and
sealed vessels that contain
carbonated
Avoid
In
touching
cooling
surfaces with your hands,
especially
if
they
are
wet.
power failure, the good thermal insulation of your freezer will
preservation of the foodstuffs for at least 1 or 2 hours free of any
alteration as the freezer door is not opened.
case
ensure
of
the
a
the
If the power is off for a longer period of time, the food must be used
If raw, cook it right away refreeze it.
as soon as
possible.
DEFROSTING
From time to time the frost should be removed from the walls and shelves
inside the
appliance.
Attention: Do not
sharp objects for this purpose since they could
permanently damage the appliance. Use the plastic scraper
provided.
use
To defrost the
appliance completely (this should be done at least once every
month), disconnect the plug and leave the door open until the frost has
completely thawed.
To
speed up the defrosting operation,
placed inside the appliance.
Wash out the
dropping
one or more
trays of
water into the bottom of the
warm
refrigerator
in
water may be
defrosting.
During the whole operation it is advisable to wrap any frozen food in several
pages of newspaper and put them in a cool place. As the inevitable rise of
temperature shortens their life, these should be consumed as soon as possible.
WHAT NOT TO DO
Do not carry out any cleaning or maintenance without first
from the electrical network.
unplugging
Never leave the doors open.
You will
the
appliance
Open
them the least
possible
save
energy since less cold is released.
Do not store uncovered containers of
beforehand at
and
save
room
temperature:
liquid
or
hot food. Cool the latter
you will avoid formation of condensation
energy.
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GUIDE FOR USING THE FREEZER
MEAT, POULTRY, FISH AND SHELLFISH
ITEM
WRAPPING
HANGING TIME
CONSERVATION
(DAYS)
(MONTHS)
THAWING TIME
Beef roast
in aluminium foil
2-3
9-10
1 hour for
cm.
thickness
Lamb
in aluminium foil
1-2
6
1 hour for
cm.
thickness
Pork roast
in aluminium foil
1
6
2-4 hours
Veal roast
in aluminium foil
1-2
8
1 hour for
cm.
thickness
each slice in polythene and then in
aluminium foil (4 to 6 slices)
6
2-3 hours
Veal/lamb cutlets
each slice in polythene and then in
aluminium foil (4 to 6 slices)
6
1 hour for
cm.
thickness
Minced meat
in aluminium containers covered
with polythene sheet
2
slowly
Heart and liver
polythene bags
3
not necessary
Sausages
polythene
2
6-7 hours
Veal/lamb
chops
Chickens and
or
freshly
aluminium foils
minced
in
refrigerator
aluminium foils
1-3
9
very
slowly
in
refrigerator
Ducks and goose
aluminium foils
1-4
6
very
slowly
in
refrigerator
Pheasant,
aluminium foils
1-3
9
very
slowly
in
refrigerator
Hares and rabbits
aluminium foils
3-4
6
very
slowly
in
refrigerator
Deers and bucks
aluminium
or
polythene
foils
5-6
9
very
slowly
in
refrigerator
aluminium
or
polythene
foils
4-6
very
slowly
in
refrigerator
partrige
Big
turkey
wild duck
fish
Small fish
polythene bags
2-3
not necessary
Crustaceans
polythene bags
3-6
not necessary
Shell fish
in aluminium or plastic containers
covered by salted water
3
very
Boiled fish
aluminium
12
in hot water
Fried fish
polythene bags
4-6
directly
8
or
polythene
foils
9
slowly
in
in pan
refrigerator
TECHNICAL AND STRUCTURAL OPERATION FEATURES
Hermetically
sealed
Rustproof anodized
conductivity.
Adjustable
cooling
unit with
midget
2
acrylic-enameled according
spraying techniques.
High-density polyurethane
door closure
high
thermal
temperature control.
Cabinet bonderized and
Magnetic
motor.
"Roll-Bond" aluminum freezer of
thermostat for automatic
electrostatic
pole
thermal insulation.
gasket.
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to the most modern
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
Read all the instructions
carefully
This freezer is for domestic
use
before
using
only. Using
the
appliance.
it for other than its intended
purpose may invalidate your guarantee.
Do not
use
the
appliance if it is not operating correctly or has been
damaged.Disconnect from the mains supply and ask for a service call.
Never
use a
Do not
use
metal, hard
knives
or
or
other
frost
sharp
scraper to
sharp
instruments to lever out ice
Always disconnect from the
carrying out maintenance.
mains
supply
remove
when
or
ice.
trays.
defrosting, cleaning
or
SAFETY NOTE
If you are discarding an old freezer, please ensure that the door catch is
made unusable to prevent accidents to young children.
The
appliance is not
supervision.
intended for
use
by
young children
or
infirm persons
without
Young children
appliance.
should be
supervised
to
ensure
that
they
do not
play
with the
WARNING
Fizzy
drinks should not be frozen and
some
products,
such
as
iced lollies,
should not be consumed too cold. Water ices, if consumed immediately after
removal from storage, can possibly result in a low-temperature skin burn
condition.
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CLEANING YOUR FREEZER
Before use, the interior surfaces and fittings should be washed with a lukewarm
teaspoonful of bicarbonate of soda (not washing soda) in
solution of 1
1
pint (0.5 litres)
of water. Do not wash
plastic parts
in very hot water and do
not expose them to heat.
Detergent and soap should not be used as they may leave traces of odour
which could contaminate food. Abrasive cleaners should not be used because
they
may scratch the finish.
Dry thoroughly
before
use
(including fittings
It is advisable to
especially
the
as
well
as
the
interior).
give the exterior of the cabinet a light coat
appliance is located in a garage or outhouse
may form.
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of
wax
polish,
where condensation
GENERAL INFORMATION
POWER FAILURE
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two and will not affect your
Freezer temperatures. However, you should minimize the number of door
openings
while the power is off.
During power failures of longer duration, take steps
by placing block of dry ice on top of packages.
protect your frozen food
to
VACATION TIME
If you will be gone for
a
month
or
absences
settings. During longer
electrical outlet, (c) clean
door open to
prevent
less, leave the control knobs at their usual
(a) remove all foods, (b) disconnect from
the freezer
thoroughly, including
defrost pan,
(d)
leave
odor formation.
IF YOU MOVE
Remove
or
To avoid
damaging
securely
fasten down all loose items inside the freezer.
the
leveling
screws, turn them all the way into the base.
IMPORTANT WARNING
1. An
empty Freezer is
a
very
dangerous
:
attraction to children.
Remove either
or
2.
take
some
Appliance
gaskets, latches, lids or door from unused
other action that will guarantee it harmless.
must be earthed if
3-pin plug
not fitted.
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
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appliance,
CORD, EARTHING INSTRUCTION
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
possible, connect the Freezer to its own individual appliance circuit : then
appliances or a heavy load of household lights will cause an overload,
that might interrupt the electrical current. Also a loose connection might result
from doubling up with another appliance in the outlet.
other
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
supply
service
cord is
agent
damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer
similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
or
or
its
GROUNDING(EARTHING) INSTRUCTION
In the event of
electrical short circuit,
an
of electric shock
by providing
If this
is
an
grounding (earthing)
reduces the risk
escape wire for the electric current.
appliance equipped with a cord having a grounding (earthing)) wire
grounding (earthing) plug, you must plug into an outlet that is properly
installed and grounded.
with
a
If this
appliance has not grounding (earthing) plug with a cord having
grounding (earthing) wire, appliance must be earthed another way.
IMPORTANT WARNING
Appliance
must be
a
:
grounded.(earthed)
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
The
use
appliance
by young
is not intended for
children
persons without
or
Young children should be
supervised to ensure that they
not play with the appliance.
infirm
supervision.
grounding (earthing) plug can result in a risk of electric
qualified electrician or service person if the grounding
instructions are not completely understood, or if doubt exists as to whether the
appliance is properly grounded.
Improper
use
of the
do
shock. Consult
a
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
Often, service calls
check these
can
possible
be avoided! if you feel freezer is not
FIRST :
causes
1. Have cabinet odor? Certain foods
cover
open dishes of food
:
produce odors;
interior may need
cleaning.
2. Has
a
house fuse blown
circuit breaker
or
tripped?
3. Has the power cord plug been removed
loosened from the electrical wall outlet?
or
4. Is air circulation within the cabinet blocked
overcrowded shelves
covering
5. Is there
on
an
or
by
paper
or
by
other
the shelves?
obstruction in the
opening
at the front
of the cabinet base?
6. Is the radiant heat
located
any
on
through
tube condenser,
the side of the cabinet, obstructed in
way?
7. Have the doors been
kept
open
more
than
normally necessary?
8. Does cabinet vibrate? Cabinet needs to be
levelled? Modern freezers
colder, requiring
more
are
running
larger
and
run
time. Excessive
time may be controlled if conditions
mentioned in 4,5,6 and 7 are checked
running
periodically.
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operating properly,
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