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HEALTH & SAFETY, USE & CARE
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Index
Health and Safety guide
SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Use and Care guide
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
APPLIANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
CONTROL PANEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
TECHNICAL DATA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
DOOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
REFRIGERATOR LIGHT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
SHELVES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
FAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
ACCESSORIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
HOW TO USE THE APPLIANCE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
FIRST TIME USE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
DAILY USE / FUNCTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
FOOD STORAGE TIPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
RECOMMENDATION IN CASE OF NO USE OF THE APPLIANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE AND AFTER SALES SERVICE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
FUNCTIONAL SOUNDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
AFTER SALES SERVICE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Installation guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
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Health and Safety guide
SAFETY
RECOMMENDATIONS
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
YOUR SAFETY AND SAFETY
OF OTHERS IS VERY IMPORTANT.
This manual and the appliance
itself provide important safety
warnings, to be read and
observed at all times.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to
potential hazards that can kill
or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow
the safety alert symbol and
either the word DANGER or
WARNING. These words mean:
Indicates a hazardous situation
which, if not avoided, will
cause serious injury.
Indicates a hazardous situation
which, if not avoided, could
cause serious injury.
All safety warnings give specific details of the potential risk
presented and indicate how to
reduce risk of injury, damage
and electric shock resulting
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from improper use of the
appliance. Carefully observe
the following instructions.
Failure to observe these instructions may lead to risks.
The manufacturer cannot be
held liable for any damage
resulting from failure to respect this guide.
The Manufacturer declines any
liability for injury to persons or
animals or damage to property
if the above advice and precautions are not respected.
Keep these instructions close
at hand for future reference.
Do not store explosive substances such as aerosol cans
and do not place or use gasoline or other flammable materials in or near the appliance.
When scrapping the appliance,
make it unusable by cutting off
the power cable and removing
the doors and shelves (if present) so that children cannot
easily climb inside and become
trapped.
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. Keep special attention in case of damaged pipes
emptying the refrigerant
circuit.
C-Pentane is used as blowing
agent in the insulation foam
and it is a flammable gas.
Do not damage the appliance
refrigerant circuit pipes.
Do not use mechanical, electric
or chemical means other than
those recommended by the
Manufacturer to speed up the
defrost process.
Do not use or place electrical
devices inside the appliance
compartments if they are not
of the type expressly authorised by the Manufacturer.
Ice makers and or water dispencers not directly connected
to the water supply must be
filled with potable water only.
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Keep ventilation openings, in
the appliance enclosure or in
the built-in structure, clear of
obstruction.
Automatic ice-makers and/or
water dispensers must be
connected to a water supply
that delivers potable water
only, with main water pressure
between 0,17 and 0,81 MPa (1,7
and 8,1 bar).
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 at least 50mm.
A reduction of this space will
increase the Energy consumption of product.
INTENDED USE
OF THE PRODUCT
This appliance is designed
solely for use as domestic
usage. To aim the appliance as
professional use is forbidden.
The manufacturer declines
allresponsibility for innapropiate use or incorrect setting of
the controls.
The appliance is not intended
to be operated by means of an
external timer or separate
remote control system.
Do not use the appliance
outdoors.
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 and by clients in
hotels, motels and other
residential type environments;
– bed and breakfast type
environments;
– catering and similar nonretail applications.
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).
INSTALLATION
Only activate the appliance
when the installation procedure has been completed.
Installation and repairs must
be carried out by a qualified
technician, in compliance with
the manufacturer’s instructions
and local safety regulations. Do
not repair or replace any part
of the appliance unless specifically stated in the user manual.
Use protective gloves to perform all unpacking and installation operations.
The appliance must be disconnected from the power supply
before carrying out any installation operation.
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
After-sales Service.
During installation, make sure
the appliance does not dam-
age the power cable.
The appliance must be handled and installed by two or
more persons.
When installing the appliance
make sure 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.
Make sure the appliance is not
near a heat source.
ELECTRICAL WARNINGS
Make sure the voltage specified on the rating plate corresponds to that of your home.
The power supply ranges are
indicated on the rating plate.
Regulation require that the
appliance is earthed.
For installation to comply with
current safety regulations, an
omnipolar switch with minimum contact gap of 3mm is
required.
If the power cable is damaged
it must be replaced with an
identical one. The power cable
must only be replaced by a
qualified technician in compliance with the manufacturer
instruction and current safety
regulations. Contact an authorized service center.
The electrical components
must not be accessible to the
user after installation.
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The power cable must be long
enough for connecting the
appliance, once fitted in its
housing, to the main power
supply.
Do not use extension leads.
Do not pull the power supply
cable.
Do not use multiple plug
adaptors if the appliance is
fitted with a plug.
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
FOR GREAT BRITAIN AND
IRELAND ONLY
Fuse replacement.
If the mains lead of this appliance is fitted with a BS 1363A
13amp fused plug, to change a
fuse in this type of plug use an
A.S.T.A. approved fuse to BS
1362 type and proceed as
follows:
For appliances with fitted plug,
if the plug is not suitable for
you socket outlet, contact a
qualified technician.
CORRECT USE
Use the refrigerator compartment only for storing fresh
food and the freezer compartment only for storing frozen
food, freezing fresh food and
making ice cubes.
Do not touch the appliance
with any wet part of the body
and do not operate it when
barefoot.
Do not operate this appliance
if it has a damaged mains cord
or plug, if it is not working
properly, or if it has been
damaged or dropped. Do not
immerse the mains cord or
plug in water. Keep the cord
away from hot surfaces.
When using a residual current
circuit breaker (RCCB), only use
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a model marked with
The appliance is arranged for
operation in places where the
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 range.
Climatic Class Amb. T. (°C)
SN From 10 to 32
N From 16 to 32
ST From 16 to 38
T From 16 to 43
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Socket outlet / plug (valid for
both countries)
If the fitted plug is not suitable
for your socket outlet, please
contact After-sales Service for
further instruction. Please do
not attempt to change plug
yourself. This procedure needs
to be carried out by a qualified
technician in compliance with
the manufactures instructions
and current standard safety
regulations.
1. Remove the fuse cover (A)
and fuse(B).
2. Fit replacement 13A fuse into
fuse cover.
3. Refit both into plug.
Important:
The fuse cover must be refitted
when changing a fuse and if
the fuse cover is lost the plug
must not be used until a correct replacement is fitted.
Correct replacement are identified by the colour insert or the
colour embossed in words on
the base of the plug.
Replacement fuse covers are
available from your local electrical store.
For the Republic of Ireland
only
The information given in
respect of Great Britain will
frequently apply, but a third
type of plug and socket is also
used, the 2-pin, side earth
type.
Avoid storing unwrapped food
in direct contact with internal
surfaces of the refrigerator or
freezer compartments.
Appliances could have special
compartments for food storage.
In case not differently specified
in the specific booklet of
product, they can be removed,
maintaining equivalent performances.
Do not swallow the contents
(non-toxic) of the ice packs (in
some models).
Do not eat ice cubes or ice
lollies immediately after taking
them out of the freezer since
they may cause cold burns.
For products designed to use
an air filter inside an accessible
fan cover, the filter shall be
always in position when the
refrigerator is in function.
Do not store glass containers
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with liquids in the freezer
compartment since they may
break.
Do not obstruct the fan (if
available) with food items.
After placing the food check if
the door of compartments
closes properly, especially the
freezer door.
Damaged gasket must be
replaced as soon as possible.
CHILDREN SAFETY
Very young (0-3 years) and
young children (3-8 years) shall
be kept away unless continuously supervised.
Childern 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
appliance use and if they
understand the hazards involved. Children shall not play
with the appliance. Cleaning
and user maintenance shall not
be made by childern without
supervision.
Keep the packaging materials
(plastic bags, polystyrene
parts, etc.) out of reach of
children.
CLEANING
AND MAINTENANCE
The appliance must be disconnected from the power supply
before carrying out any cleaning or maintenance operation.
Never use steam cleaning
equipment
SAFEGUARDING
THE ENVIRONMENT
DISPOSAL OF PACKAGING
MATERIALS
SCRAPPING OF
HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES
The packaging material is
100% recyclable and is marked
with the recycle symbol:
This appliance is manufactured
with recyclable or reusable
materials. Dispose of it in
accordance with local waste
disposal regulations.
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 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 potential
negative consequences for the
environment and human
health, which could otherwise
be caused by inappropriate
waste handling of this product.
For further information on the
treatment, recovery and
recycling of household
electrical appliances, contact
your competent local
This symbol on the
authority, the collection service
product or on the
for household waste or the
accompanying
store where you purchase the
documentation indicates that
appliance.
it should not be treated as
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domestic waste but must be
taken to an appropriate
collection centre for the
recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment.
ENERGY SAVING TIPS
Install the appliance in a dry,
well ventilated room far away
from any heat source (e.g.
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 on back of the
product increases energy
consumption and decreases
cooling efficiency.
The internal temperatures of
the appliance may be affected
by the ambient temperature,
frequency of door opening, as
well as location of the
appliance. Temperature setting
should take into consideration
these factors.
Reduce to a minimum door
opening.
When thawing frozen food,
place them in the refrigerator.
The low temperature of the
frozen products cools the food
in the refrigerator.
Allow warm food and drinks to
cool down before placing in
the appliance.
Positioning of the shelves in
the refrigerator has no impact
on the efficient usage of
energy. Food should be placed
on the shelves in such way to
ensure proper air circulation
(food should not touch each
other and distance between
food and rear wall should be
kept).
You can increase storage
capacity of frozen food by
removing baskets and, if
present, Stop Frost shelve,
maintaining an equivalent
energy consumption.
High energy class products are
fitted with high efficiency
motors that remain operational
for longer, but have a low
power consumption. Do not
worry if the engine continues
to run for longer periods.
DECLARATION
OF CONFORMITY
This appliance has been
designed for preserving food
and is manufactured in
compliance with Regulation
(CE) No . 1935/2004 .
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This appliance has been
designed, manufactured and
marketed in compliance with:
› safety objectives of the “Low
Voltage” Directive 2006/95/CE
(which replaces 73/23/CEE and
subsequent amendments);
› the protection requirements
of Directive “EMC” 2004/108/
EC.
Electrical safety of the
appliance can only be
guaranteed if it is correctly
connected to an approved
earthing system.
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Use and Care guide
PRODUCT
DESCRIPTION
APPLIANCE
1
2
3
4
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
20
21
22
23
24
5
6
14
15
16
17
18
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Refrigerator compartment
1. Fan
2. Fan cover and antibacterial
filter area
3. Electronic control panel / light
unit
4. Shelves
5. Bottle rack
6. Cheese box + Lid
7. Multi-flow cold air area
8. Sensor cover
9. Cooler compartment (best for
meat and fish)
10. Rating plate with commercial
name
11. Fruits and vegetables crisper
12. Fridge drawer divider
13. Door reversibility kit
14. Egg tray
15. Door trays
16. Small items half balcony
17. Bottle separator
18. Bottle balcony
19. Door seal
Freezer compartment
19. Door seals
20. Upper drawer: coolest zone
best for freezing fresh food
21. Quick Ice / Eutetics
22. Shelves
23. Freezer drawer divider
24. Freezer drawers
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CONTROL PANEL
1
2
1. Indicator Leds
(to display the current
temperature setpoint or the Fast
Cooling function)
2. On/Stand-By Button /
Temperature Button
TECHNICAL
DATA
PRODUCT DIMENSIONS
Height
1885
mm
Width
595
mm
Depth
655
mm
NET VOLUME FRIDGE (L)
222
L
NET VOLUME FREEZER (L)
94
L
DEFROST SYSTEM
Fridge
Automatic
Freezer
Automatic
RISING TIME (H)
24
h
FREEZING CAPACITY (KG/24H)
4,0
Kg/24h
ENERGY CONSUMPTION (KWH/24H)
0,84
Kwh/24h
NOISE LEVEL (DBA)
42
dba
ENERGY CLASS
A+
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DOOR
DOOR REVERSIBILITY
Note: The direction of door opening can be
changed. If this operation is performed by Aftersales Service it is not covered by the warranty.
Is recommended to reverse door swing by two
persons.
Follow instruction in Installation Guide.
REFRIGERATOR
LIGHT
The light system inside the fridge compartment
uses LEDs light, allowing a better lightning as well
as very low energy consumption.
If the LED light system does not work, please
contact the Service to replace it.
Important: The refrigerator compartment light
switches on when the refrigerator door is opened. If
the door is kept open for more than 4 minutes the
light will be automatically switched off.
SHELVES
All shelves, flaps and pull-out baskets are
removable.
FAN + ANTIBACTERIAL FILTER
The Fan improves temperature distribution inside
the product, allowing better preservation of stored
food.
Note: Do not obstruct the air intake area with food
items.
If the appliance has the Fan it can be equipped with
the antibacterial filter.
Remove it from the box
placed in the crisper drawer
and insert into the fan cover
- as in the picture.
The replacement procedure is
included in the filter box.
NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Refrigerator compartment defrosting is completely
automatic.
The defrost water is automatically run into a drain
hole hiden behind Multi-flow and collected in a
container, where it evaporates.
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NO-FROST FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
No Frost freezers provide chilled air circulation
around the storage areas, and prevent the
formation of ice, thereby completely eliminating
the need for defrosting.
Frozen items don’t stick to the walls, labeling stays
legible and storage space remains neat and clear.
ACCESSORIES
EGG TRAY
CHEESE BOX
BOTTLE RACK
BOTTLE SEPARATOR
FREEZER DRAWER DIVIDER
FRIDGE DRAWER DIVIDER
QUICK ICE COMPARTMENT
EUTETICS/QUICK ICE TRAYS
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HOW TO USE
THE APPLIANCE
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FIRST TIME USE
HOW TO START THE APPLIANCE
After plugging the appliance to the mains, it starts
the operation automatically.
After starting the appliance, wait at least 4-6 hours
before placing food into the appliance.
TEMPERATURE SETTING
The appliance is normally factory-set for operation
at the recommended medium temperature.
For details of setting temperature - see the Daily
Reference Guide.
When the appliance is connected to the power
supply, the display lights up and all the icons appear
on the display for approximately 1 second. The
default (factory) values of the fridge compartment
settings light-up.
Note: Displayed set points correspond to the
average temperature throughout the whole
refrigerator
INSTALLATION
INSTALLING SINGLE APPLIANCE
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 at least 50mm.
A reduction of this space will increase the
Energy consumption of product.
INSTALLING THE SPACERS
Fit the spacers on the upper and bottom part of
condenser (according the drawing) at the rear of
the appliance.
50mm
50mm
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DAILY USE
HOW TO INCREASE FREEZER STORAGE
CAPACITY
• removing the baskets to allow the storage of big
products.
• placing the food products directly on the freezer
shelves.
• removing additional removable accessories.
• Do not block the air outlet area (on the back wall
and on the bottom inside the product) with food
products.
• All shelves and pull-out baskets are removable.
• The internal temperatures of the appliance may
be affected by the ambient temperature,
frequency of door opening, as well as location of
the appliance. Temperature setting should take
into consideration these factors.
• Unless otherwise specified the appliance
accessories are not dishwasher safe.
FUNCTIONS
ON/STANDBY
This function turns On/Stand-by the
refrigerator. To put the product in
Stand-by, press & hold the On/
Stand-by button for 3 seconds.
All the temperature indicators turn off.
When the appliance is in Stand-by,
the light inside the refrigerator
compartment does not work.
Remember that this operation does
not disconnect the appliance from
the power supply.
To switch the appliance On again,
simply press the On/Stand-By button .
6TH SENSE FRESH
CONTROL
This function allows optimum storage
conditions (regarding temperature
and humidity) to be quickly reached
inside the appliance.
The 6th Sense Fresh Control works
automatically.
FAST COOLING
The use of this function is
recommended when placing a very
high quantity of food in the
refrigerator and freezer compartments.
Using Fast Cool function it is possible
to increase the cooling capacity in the
refrigerator and freezer compartments.
Note: Fast Cooling function should be
also switched ON before placing fresh
food to be frozen in the freezer
compartment, in order to maximize
the freezing capacity.
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DOOR OPEN ALARM
The Door Open Alarm is activated
when the door is left open for more
than 3 minutes.
Indication of the alarm is shown by
the blinking of the LED Door Light.
If the door is left open more than 4
minutes the LED Door Light switches
off.
QUICK ICE
HOW TO MAKE ICE CUBES
Put the empty ice cube trays into the
freezer 24 hours before using the
Quick Ice feature to cool them down.
To achieve the best performance of
the Quick Ice trays it is recommended
to keep them permanently in the
freezer and maintain temperature
setting at -18°C or colder.
Remove a Quick Ice tray by pulling it
towards you.
Insert the cover back into the tray and
insert it back into the dedicated slots
in the top freezer drawer.
Take care not to spill water.
Remove the cover and fill the tray with
potable water (maximum level = 2/3
of the overall capacity of the tray).
Wait at least 30 minutes until the ice
cubes are formed (this time can be
slightly longer if the trays are used
immediately after the first use).
HOW TO TAKE ICE CUBES
When ice is ready please open the
cover and remove cubes.
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USING QUICK ICE
TRAYS AS EUTETICS
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Quick Ice trays can also be used as
eutetics to help in keeping the food
frozen in case of power failure. For the
best usage of them, place them above
food stored in the top drawer of the
freezer compartment. In this position
the trays can still be used to make ice
cubes, however the time needed to
do that may be longer.
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FOOD-STORAGE TIPS
FRIDGE COMPARTMENT
The refrigerator is the ideal storage location for
ready meals, fresh and preserved food, dairy
products, fruit and vegetables and beverage.
AIR VENTILATION
The natural circulation of air in the refrigerator
compartment results in zones with different
temperatures. It is coldest directly above the fruits
and vegetables crisper and at the rear wall. It is
warmest at the top front of the compartment.
Insufficient ventilation results in an increase in
energy consumption and reduction of the
refrigerating performance.
Do not cover air slots by food on other staff they are optimized for proper air circulation and
food preservation.
HOW TO STORE FRESH FOOD AND BEVERAGE
› Use recyclable plastic, metal, aluminum and glass
containers and cling film to wrap foods.
› Do not store food too close together to enable
sufficient air circulation.
› Always use closed containers for liquids and for
food that may give off or be tainted by odor or
flavor transfer or cover them.
› To avoid bottles falling over, you can use the
bottle holder.
› Foods which give off a large amount ethylene
gas and those that are sensitive to this gas, such as
fruit, vegetables and salad, should always be
separated or wrapped so as not to reduce the
storage life; for example do not store tomatoes
together with kiwi fruits or cabbage.
› If you have a little quantity of food to store in the
refrigerator, we recommend to use the shelves
above the crisper for fruits and vegetables since this
is the coolest area of the compartment.
› Be aware to do not close air slots by the food.
WHERE TO STORE FRESH FOOD AND
BEVERAGE
› On the fridge shelves: ready meals, tropical fruits,
cheeses, deli.
› In the fruits and vegetables crisper: fruits, salad,
vegetables.
› In the coldest area (the one above the fruits and
vegetables crisper): meat, fish, cold cuts, cakes
› In the door: butter, jams, sauces, pickles, cans,
bottles, beverage cartons, eggs.
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Legend
TEMPERATE ZONE Suggested
for the storage of tropical fruit,
cans, drinks, eggs, sauces, pickles,
butter, jam.
COOL ZONE Suggested for
storage of cheese, milk, daily
food, delicatessen, yogurt.
COOLEST ZONE Suggested for
the storage of cold cuts, desserts.
FRUIT & VEGETABLE DRAWER
FREEZING ZONE DRAWER
(MAX COOL ZONE) Suggested to
freeze fresh/cooked food.
FREEZER DRAWERS
Note
The Grey tone of the legend
doesn’t match with the color of
drawers
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EN
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
The freezer is the ideal storage location for store
frozen food, make ice cubes and freeze fresh food in
the freezer compartment.
The maximum number of kilograms of fresh food
TIPS FOR FREEZING AND STORING FRESH
FOOD
› We recommend to label and date all your frozen
food. Adding a label will help you to identify foods
and to know when they should be used before their
quality deteriorates.Do not re-freeze defrosted
food.
› Before freezing, wrap and seal fresh food in:
aluminium foil, cling film, air and water-tight plastic
bags, polythene containers with lids or freezer
containers suitable for freezing fresh food.
› Food must be fresh, mature and of prime quality
in order to obtain high quality frozen food.
› Fresh vegetables and fruit should preferably be
that can be frozen within a 24-hour period is
indicated on the rating plate (…kg/24h).
If you have a little quantity of food to store in the
freezer, we recommend to use the coldest areas of
your freezer compartment, corresponding to the
middle area.
frozen as soon as they are picked to maintain the
full original nutritional value, consistency, colour
and flavor. Some meat, especially game, should be
hung before it is frozen.
› Always leave hot food to cool before placing in
the freezer.
› Eat fully or partially defrosted foods immediately.
Do not refreeze unless the food is cooked after it
has thawed. Once cooked, the thawed food can be
refrozen.
› Do not freeze bottles with liquid.
› Please use fast cooling function to speed up
cooling of freezing process (see Daily Reference
Guide).
FROZEN FOOD: SHOPPING TIPS
When purchasing frozen food products:
› Ensure that the packaging is not damaged (frozen
food in damaged packaging may have
deteriorated). If the package is swollen or has damp
patches, it may not have been stored under optimal
conditions and defrosting may have already begun.
› When shopping, buy frozen foods at the end of
your trip and transport them in a thermally
insulated cool bag.
› Once at home, place the frozen foods immediately
in the freezer.
› If food has defrosted even partially, do not refreeze it. Consume within 24 hours.
› Avoid or reduce temperature variations to the
minimum. Respect the best-before date on the
package.
› Always observe the storage information on the
package.
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STORAGE TIME
OF FROZEN FOOD
MEAT
STEWS
Beef
months
8 - 12
Meat, Poultry
Pork, veal
6-9
DAIRY PRODUCTS
Lamb
6-8
Butter
Rabbit
4-6
Mince/Offal
Sausages
FRUITS
Apples
months
12
Apricots
8
6
Blackberries
8 - 12
Cheese
3
8 - 12
2-3
Double Cream
1-2
Blackcurrants /
Redcurrants
Cherries
1-2
Ice-cream
2-3
Peaches
10
Eggs
8
Pears
8 - 12
Plum
10
POULTRY
months
2-3
10
Chicken
5-7
SOUPS AND SAUCES
Turkey
6
Soup
2-3
Raspberries
8 - 12
Giblets
2-3
Meat Sauce
2-3
Strawberries
10
Pate
1
Rhubarb
10
1-2
Ratatouille
8
Fruit juices (orange,
lemon, grapefruit)
4-6
1-2
PASTRY AND BREAD
1-2
Bread
Cakes (plain)
1-2
4
Asparagus
Basil
8 - 10
6-8
Gateaux (cakes)
2-3
Beans
12
2-3
Crepes
1-2
Artichokes
8 - 10
3-4
Uncooked pastry
2-3
Broccoli
8 - 10
Quiche
1-2
Brussels sprout
8 - 10
Pizza
1-2
Cauliflower
8 - 10
Carrots
10 - 12
Celery
6-8
Mushrooms
8
Parlsey
6-8
Peppers
10 - 12
Peas
12
Runner-beans
12
Spinach
12
Tomatoes
8 - 10
Zucchini
8 - 10
CRUSTACEANS
Molluscs creab,
lobster
Crab, lobster
SHELLFISH
Oyster, Shucked
FISH
“fatty” (salmon,
herring, meckerel)
“lean” (code, sole)
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VEGETABLES
EN
RECOMMENDATION IN CASE
OF NO USE OF THE APPLIANCE
ABSENCE / VACATION
In case longer absence its recommended to use up
food and to disconnect the appliance to save
energy.
MOVING
1. Take out all internal parts.
2. Wrap them well, and fix them together with
adhesive tape so that they do not bang together or
get lost.
3. Screw the adjustable feet so that they do not
touch the support surface.
4. Close and fix door with adhesive tape and,
again using adhesive tape, fix the power cable to
the appliance.
POWER FAILURE
In the event of a power failure, call the local office of
your electricity supply company and ask how long it
is going to last.
Note: Bear in mind that a full appliance will stay cold
longer than a partially filled one.
If ice crystals are still visible on the food, it may be
frozen again, although flavour and aroma may be
affected.
If food is found to be in a poor condition, it is best
to throw it away.
For power failures lasting up to 24 hours.
Keep the door of the appliance closed. This will
allow the stored food to stay cold as long as
possible.
For power failures lasting more than 24 hours.
Empty the freezer compartment and arrange the
food in a portable freezer. If this type of freezer is
not available and, likewise, no artificial ice packs are
available, try to use up the food, which is more
easily perishable.
Empty the ice tray.
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CLEANING AND
MAINTENANCE
Before any cleaning or maintenance operation,
unplug the appliance from the mains or disconnect
the electrical power supply.
Never use abrasives. Never clean refrigerator parts
with flammable fluids.
› Periodically clean the appliance with a cloth and a
solution of lukewarm water and neutral detergent
specifically for refrigerator interiors.
› Clean the outside of the appliance and the door
seal with a damp cloth and dry with a soft cloth.
› Condenser placed in the rear of the appliance
should be cleaned regularly using a vacuum cleaner.
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Do not use steam cleaners.
The buttons and control panel display must not be
cleaned with alcohol or alcohol-derived substances,
but with a dry cloth.
Important:
› The buttons and control panel display must not
be cleaned with alcohol or alcohol-derived
substances, but with a dry cloth.
› The refrigeration system pipes are located near
the defrost pan and can become hot. Periodically
clean them with a vacuum cleaner.
EN
TROUBLESHOOTING
GUIDE & AFTER-SALES
SERVICE
BEFORE CONTACTING AFTER-SALES SERVICE...
Performance problems often result from little things
you can find and fix yourself without tools of any
kind.
FUNCTIONAL SOUNDS
Sounds coming from your appliances are normal
since it has a number of fans and engines to
regulate performances that switch on and off
automatically.
SOME OF THE FUNCTIONAL SOUNDS CAN BE
REDUCED THROUGH:
› Leveling the appliance and installing it on an even
surface.
› Checking if the internal components are correctly
placed.
› Separating and avoiding contact between the
appliance and furniture.
› Checking if bottles and containers are not in
contactwith each other.
SOME OF THE FUNCTIONAL SOUNDS
YOU MIGHT HEAR
A hissing sound when switching
on the appliance for the first time
or after a long pause.
A gurgling sound when
refrigerant fluid enters into the
pipes.
BRRR sound is from the
compressor running.
Buzzing sound when water valve
or fan start working.
A cracking sound when
compressor starts.
The CLICK is from the thermostat
which adjusts how often the
compressor is running.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
GUIDE
Problem
Possible Cause
Solution
THE APPLIANCE IS NOT
WORKING
There may be an appliance
power supply problem.
› Check if power cable plugged
into a live socket with the proper
voltage.
› Check if the protection devices
and fuses of the electrical system
in your home
THERE IS WATER IN THE
DEFROST PAN
This is normal in hot, damp
weather. The pan can even be
half full.
› Make sure the appliance is level
so that the water does not
overflow.
THE EDGES OF THE
APPLIANCE CABINET, WHICH
COME IN CONTACT WITH THE
DOOR SEAL, ARE WARM TO
THE TOUCH
This is not a defect.
This is normal in hot weather and
when the compressor is running.
THE LIGHT DOES NOT WORK
The light may need replacing.
The appliance may be in On/
Stand-by model
THE MOTOR SEEMS TO RUN
TOO MUCH
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Motor running time depends on
different things: number of door
openings, amount of food stored,
temperature of the room, setting
of the temperature controls.
› Make sure if the protection
devices and fuses of the electrical
system in your home work well.
› Check if the power cable is
plugged into a live socket with
the proper voltage
› In case the LEDs are broken the
user must call the Service for
exchange of the same type
available only at our After-sales
Service Centers or authorized
dealers.
› Make sure that the appliance
controls are correctly set.
› Check if there is not a large
amount of food been added to
the appliance.
› Check that the door is not
opened too often.
› Check that the door close
properly.
EN
THE APPLIANCE
TEMPERATURE IS TOO HIGH
There could be various causes
(see “Solutions”)
› Make sure that the condenser
(back the appliance) is free of
dust and fluff.
› Make sure that the door
properly closed.
› Make sure that the door seals
properly fitted.
› On hot days or if the room is
warm, the motor naturally runs
longer.
› If the appliance door has been
left open for a while or if large
amounts of food have been
stored, the motor will run longer
in order to cool down the interior
of the appliance.
THE DOORS DO NOT OPEN
AND CLOSE PROPERLY
There could be various causes
(see “Solutions”)
› Check that food packages are
not blocking the door.
› Check that the internal parts or
automatic ice maker are not out
of position.
› Check that the door seals are
not dirty or sticky.
› Ensure the appliance is level.
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AFTER-SALES
SERVICE
BEFORE CALLING
THE AFTER-SALES SERVICE
1.
See if you can solve the problem by yourself
with the help of the suggestions given in the
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE.
2.
Switch the appliance off and back on again to
see if the fault persists
IF AFTER THE ABOVE CHECKS THE FAULT STILL
OCCURS, GET IN TOUCH WITH THE NEAREST
AFTER-SALES SERVICE
To receive assistance, call the number shown on the
warranty booklet or follow the instructions on the
website www.whirlpool.com
Always specify:
• a brief description of the fault;
• the type and exact model of the appliance;
• the service number (number after the word Service
on the rating plate). The service number is also
indicated on the guarantee booklet;
• your full address;
• your telephone number.
If any repairs are required, please contact an
authorised after-sales service (to guarantee that
original spare parts will be used and repairs carried
out correctly).
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