Whirlpool | KCBWX 45600 | Health and safety | Whirlpool KCBWX 45600 Health and safety

Before using the appliance, read these safety
Keep them nearby for future
These instructions and the appliance itself provide
important safety warnings, to be observed at all
times. The manufacturer declines any liability for
failure to observe these safety instructions, for
inappropriate use of the appliance or incorrect
setting of controls.
Very young children (0-3 years) should be kept
away from the appliance. Young children (3-8
years) should be kept away from the appliance
unless continuously supervised. Children from 8
years old and above and persons with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of
experience and knowledge can use this appliance
only if they are supervised or have been given
instructions on safe use and understand the
hazards involved. Children must not play with the
appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance must
not be carried out by children without supervision.
CAUTION: The appliance is not intended to
be operated by means of an external switching
device, such as a timer, or separate remote
controlled system.
This appliance is intended to be used in
household and similar applications such as: staff
kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working
environments; farm houses; by clients in hotels,
motels, bed & breakfast and other residential
This appliance is not for professional use. Do
not use the appliance outdoors.
This appliance is intended to be used exclusively
for the storage of wine. Always store bottles
without their packaging and not inside crates or
boxes. The capacity is indicated in the chapter
"Stocking the wine bottles".
The bulb used inside the appliance is
specifically designed for domestic appliances and
is not suitable for general room lighting within the
home (EC Regulation 244/2009).
The appliance is designed for operation in
places where the ambient temperature comes
within the following ranges, according to the
climatic class given on the rating plate.
The appliance may not work properly if it is left for
a long time at a temperature outside the specified
Climatic class ambient temperatures:
SN: From 10°C to 32°C ; N: From 16°C to 32°C
ST: From 16°C to 38°C ; T: From 16°C to 43°C
This appliance does not contain CFCs.
The refrigerant circuit contains R600a
(HC). Appliances with Isobutane (R600a):
isobutane is a natural gas without
environmental impact, but is flammable.
Therefore, make sure the refrigerant circuit
pipes are not damaged, especially when
emptying the refrigerant circuit.
WARNING: Do not damage the appliance
refrigerant circuit pipes.
WARNING: Keep ventilation openings, in the
appliance enclosure or in the built-in structure,
clear of obstruction.
WARNING: Do not use mechanical, electric or
chemical means other than those recommended
by the Manufacturer to speed up the defrost
WARNING: Do not use or place electrical
devices inside the appliance compartments if they
are not of the type expressly authorised by the
Do not store explosive substances such as
aerosol cans and do not place or use gasoline
or other flammable materials in or near the
Damaged gaskets must be replaced as soon as
The wine cellar must only be used for storing
bottles of wine, do not place any type of food
inside it.
Pentafluorobutane is used as blowing
agent in the insulation foam and it is a
flammable gas.
The appliance must be handled and installed
by two or more persons - risk of injury. Use
protective gloves to unpack and install - risk of
Installation, including water supply (if any),
electrical connections and repairs must be carried
out by a qualified technician. Do not repair
or replace any part of the appliance unless
specifically stated in the user manual. Keep
children away from the installation site. After
unpacking the appliance, make sure that it has not
been damaged during transport. In the event of
problems, contact the dealer or your nearest Aftersales Service. Once installed, packaging waste
(plastic, styrofoam parts etc.) must be stored out
of reach of children - risk of suffocation. The
appliance must be disconnected from the power
supply before any installation operation - risk of
electric shock. During installation, make sure the
appliance does not damage the power cable - risk
of fire or electric shock. Only activate the appliance
when the installation has been completed.
Be careful not to damage the floors (e.g.
parquet) when moving the appliance. Install the
appliance on a floor or support strong enough to
take its weight and in a place suitable for its size
and use. Make sure the appliance is not near a heat
source and that the four feet are stable and resting
on the floor, adjusting them as required, and check
that the appliance is perfectly level using a spirit
level. Wait at least two hours before switching the
appliance on, to ensure that the refrigerant circuit
is fully efficient.
To guarantee adequate ventilation, leave a
space on both sides and above the appliance. The
distance between the rear of the appliance and
the wall behind the appliance should be 50 mm,
to avoid access to hot surfaces. A reduction of
this space will increase the Energy consumption
of product.
WARNING: When positioning the appliance,
ensure the supply cord is not trapped or damaged.
WARNING: To avoid a hazard due to instability,
positioning or fixing of the appliance must be done
in accordance with the manufacturer instructions.
It's forbidden to place the refrigerator in such way
that the metal hose of gas stove, metal gas or
water pipes, or electrical wires are in contact with
the refrigerator back wall (condenser coil).
There is not foreseen door reversibility. Do not
try to reverse the door.
It must be possible to disconnect the appliance
from the power supply by unplugging it if
plug is accessible, or by a multi-pole switch
installed upstream of the socket in accordance
with the wiring rules and the appliance must
be earthed in conformity with national electrical
safety standards.
Do not use extension leads, multiple sockets
or adapters. The electrical components must not
be accessible to the user after installation. Do not
use the appliance when you are wet or barefoot.
Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged
power cable or plug, if it is not working properly,
or if it has been damaged or dropped.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must
be replaced with an identical one by the
manufacturer, its service agent or similarly
qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard risk of electric shock.
WARNING: Do not locate multiple portable
socket-outlets or portable power supplies at the
rear of the appliance.
operation; never use steam cleaning equipment risk of electric shock.
Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaners such
as window sprays, scouring cleansers, flammable
fluids, cleaning waxes, concentrated detergents,
bleaches or cleansers containing petroleum
products on plastic parts, interior and door liners
or gaskets. Do not use paper towels, scouring
pads, or other harsh cleaning tools.
The packaging material is 100% recyclable and is marked with the
recycle symbol
. The various parts of the packaging must therefore
be disposed of responsibly and in full compliance with local authority
regulations governing waste disposal.
This appliance is manufactured with recyclable or reusable materials.
Dispose of it in accordance with local waste disposal regulations.
For further information on the treatment, recovery and recycling
of household electrical appliances, contact your local authority, the
collection service for household waste or the store where you purchased
the appliance. This appliance is marked in compliance with European
Directive 2012/19/EU, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
negative consequences for the environment and human health. The
on the product or on the accompanying documentation
indicates that it should not be treated as domestic waste but must be
taken to an appropriate collection centre for the recycling of electrical
and electronic equipment.
Install the appliance in a dry, well ventilated room far away from any heat
source (eg. radiator, cooker, etc.) and in a place not exposed directly to
the sun. If required, use an insulating plate.
To guarantee adequate ventilation follow installation instructions.
Insufficient ventilation at the back of the product increases energy
consumption and decreases cooling efficiency.
Frequent door opening might cause an increase in Energy consumption.
The internal temperature of the appliance and the Energy Consumption
may be affected also by the ambient temperature, as well as location of
the appliance. Temperature setting should take into consideration these
factors. Reduce door opening to minimum.
Do not worry about noises coming from the compressor which are
normal operation noises.
WARNING: Ensure that the appliance is
switched off and disconnected from the power
supply before performing any maintenance
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