3828JD8498Y˙￥` 2002.11.22 1:25 PM ˘`1 REFRIGERATOR OWNER'S MANUAL PLEASE READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES. BS PLUG SAFETY DETAILS INSTALLATION FEATURE CHART OPERATION ................................ ...................................................... ................................................. ...................................................... Starting Temperature Ice Making Defrosting 3 4 5~6 Control SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE CLEANING 2 ................ ............................................................ GENERAL INFORMATION IMPORTANT WARNINGS .................................... ..................................... BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE .................... 6 7 7 8 12 051-3828JD8498Y 3828JD8498Y(O/M) 2002.11.221:25PM ˘`2 BS PLUG SAFETY DETAILS IMPORTANT THE WIRES IN THIS MAINS LEAD ARE COLOURED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING CODE: GREEN AND YELLOW: EARTH BLUE: NEUTRAL BROWN: LIVE This Green and Yellow Brown appliance must be earthed (Earth) E (Live) Fuse L Blue (Neutral) N As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this markings identifying the terminals in your Cord apparatus may plug, proceed as not grip correspond with the coloured follows: The wire which is coloured Green and Yellow must be connected to the terminal in the marked with the letter E or by the earth symbol (b) or coloured Green or plug which is Green and Yellow. The wire which is coloured Blue must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter N coloured Black. or The wire which is coloured Brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L coloured Red. or If a 13 amp (BS 1363) plug is used, fit a 13 amp BS 1362 fuse. 2 2002.11.221:25PM ˘`3 3828JD8498Y(O/M) THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE, AND UTILIZES THE LAT- EST IN TECHNOLOGY. WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH IT'S PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY. BEFORE YOU START YOUR REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY. IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS. INSTALLATION 1. Select a good location. refrigerator where Place your 2. Avoid placing the unit sunlight or moisture. near 5. Clean your it is easy to heat sources, direct 6. Install accessories such The the to If refrigerator and 2 inches or sate for vibrations, the unit the unevenness tray, shelf, etc., cord (or plug) to the appliances on refrigerator on for 2 or hours. should be elevated 1 inch from required, adjust supply 8. Prior to use, leave your Check the flow of cold air floor, especially if it is carpeted. 4. To avoid ice outlet. Don't double up with other the same outlet. from the wall. refrigerator as places.They are packed together prevent possible damage during shipment. 7. Connect the power If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch or greater more off in their proper 3. There must be proper air circulation around your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently. clearance above the refrigerator thoroughly and wipe during shipping. all dust accumulated use. must be level. leveling screw Your to compen- of the floor. The front should be slightly higher than the rear to aid in door closing. Leveling screw can be turned easily by tipping the cabinet slightly. Turn the leveling screw clockwise to raise the unit, counterclockwise to lower it. 3 on the cooling. refrigerator is now ready ensure evaporator proper for use. to 3 3828JD8498Y(O/M) 2002.11.221:25PM ˘`4 FEATURE CHART Evaporator Thermostat Dial For controlling the temperature in the Ice Tray Drip Tray & Shelf Catches the water that off the drips Magnetic evaporator when defrosting, and refrigerator. can and have full width Door Seal Door Rack slide out. Leveling 4 Screw 3828JD8498Y(O/M) 2002.11.221:25PM ˘`5 OPERATION STARTING When your prior If to refrigerator is filling it with fresh operation is first installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal operating temperature food. interrupted, allow a 5 minute delay before restarting. TEMPERATURE CONTROL Your refrigerator has a control that let you the temperature in the refrigerator. 5 4 Initially, 6 er 1 0 7 ICE MAKING To make ice on To the cubes, fill the ice tray with evaporator. remove ice cubes, hold the tray water and place at its ends and twist gently. TIP To remove before mid-position. temperatures, adjust the control to a highnumber, and for warmer temperatures, adjust the control to 2 it set the control at For colder 3 ice cubes easily, run water on the tray twisting. 5 regulate a lower number. 2002.11.221:25PM ˘`6 3828JD8498Y(O/M) OPERATION DEFROSTING It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed efficient ensure a quarter of an operation. inch(6mm) before defrost- ing. To defrost, turn the control to '0'. Before you start the proper position. When defrosting is defrosting operation, completed, Turn the control dial to a CAUTION: Never remove the desired position. use sharp from the any remove or food from the evaporator and place the drip tray in its drip tray, empty water, dry metallic instruments to and put it back remove ice, frost to its normal or ice position. tray evaporator. SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE STORING FOOD Storing fresh food in the refrigerator, taining its freshness and flavor. Do not store food which goes bad Allow hot food to cool to higher When ing, prior to and how food is frozen and thawed is easily at low storing. Placing temperatures, such hot food in the as an important factor in main- bananas, pineapples, and melons. refrigerator could spoil other food, and lead electric bills! storing, wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered helps food to keep its taste and nutrients. container. This prevents moisture from evaporat- and Do not open the door frequently. Opening the door lets warm air enter the refrigerator, causing tempera- tures to rise. Do not store bottles Always the evaporator - they may break when frozen. clean food food should be Ice on prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. making compartment is for making ice only. 6 be washed and wiped, and packed 3828JD8498Y(O/M) 2002.11.221:25PM ˘`7 CLEANING It is important that your refrigerator be kept clean to INTERIOR prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be wiped up immediately, since it may acidify stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle. Never use metallic abrasive cleaners strong with coarse alkaline solutions a baking soda solution. Rinse and dry. WARNING Before you clean, however, remember that damp objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet Always remove power cord from the wall outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of electrical parts. Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge or cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting into any electrical part and causing a electric shock. Do not use flammable or toxic cleaning liquids. or hands. EXTERIOR of the interior and on any surface. damp Regular cleaning parts is recommended. Disconnect the power supply, and remove food and shelves, trays etc. Wash all compartment and shelves, trays etc. and scouring pads, brushes, or - interior - Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap detergent to clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and then dry. or GENERAL INFORMATION VACATION TIME IF YOU MOVE During average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation. inside the When you remove all plan the way into the base. the interior thoroughly, to be away for an extended Remove To avoid period, food, disconnect the power cord, clean and leave the door OPEN to prevent odor formation. POWER FAILURE Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures. However, you should minimize the number of door openings while the power is off. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on top of your frozen packages. 7 securely fasten down all loose items refrigerator. damaging the leveling screw, turn them or all 3828JD8498Y(O/M) 2002.11.221:25PM ˘`8 IMPORTANT WARNINGS DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD If connect the possible, household or lights refrigerator to its own causing an overload from individual electrical outlet to that could cause a power prevent it and other appliances interruption. POWER CORD REPLACEMENT If the power supply cord of this appliance is damaged, it must only be the manufacturer, because special purpose tools are required. replaced in a repair shop appointed by ABOUT GROUNDING(EARTHING) In the event of an an electric short circuit, grounding(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing escape wire for the electric current. In order to Improper prevent possible electric shock, this appliance of the grounding plug person if the grounding instructions appliance is properly grounded. use can are result in not an empty refrigerator can be a This dangerous gasket, or or a qualified electrician if you have doubts appliance must be on or service whether the grounded(earthed). DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW! attraction to children. Remove either latch, lid grounded. completely understood, VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION An must be electric shock. Consult the entire door from your unused take some other action to make it appliance,or NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS harmless. 8 3828JD8498Y(O/M) 2002.11.221:25PM ˘`9 BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED! IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING CAUSES FIRST PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE : PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES REFRIGERATOR DOES Has NOT OPERATE Has the power cord plug been removed from the electrical wall outlet? TEMPERATURE Temperature control not set on proper position. Appliance is placed close to wall or heat source. Warm weather-frequent door openings. Door left open for a long time. Large amount of foods are kept in the refrigerator. TOO WARM ABNORMAL NOISE(S) a house fuse blown or circuit breaker Refrigerator is installed in a weak or leveling screw needs adjusting. or tripped? loosened uneven place or Unnecessary objects placed refrigerator. REFRIGERATOR Foods with HAS ODOR or in the back side of the strong odors should be tightly covered wrapped. Interior needs cleaning. DEW FORMS ON THE Not unusual CABINET SURFACE Door may have been left during periods of high humidity. ajar.