Electrolux IK3310RE, IK3310LI, IK331 User manual

Electrolux IK3310RE, IK3310LI, IK331 User manual
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Fridge
IK3310RE
IK3310LI
IK331
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CONTENTS
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Care and Cleaning
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What to do if…
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Technical data
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Installation
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Environmental concerns
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Subject to change without notice
In the interest of your safety and to ensure
the correct use, before installing and first using the appliance, read this user manual
carefully, including its hints and warnings. To
avoid unnecessary mistakes and accidents,
it is important to ensure that all people using
the appliance are thoroughly familiar with its
operation and safety features. Save these instructions and make sure that they remain
with the appliance if it is moved or sold, so
that everyone using it through its life will be
properly informed on appliance use and safety.
For the safety of life and property keep the
precautions of these user's instructions as
the manufacturer is not responsible for damages caused by omission.
before you discard the old appliance. This
will prevent it from becoming a death trap
for a child.
Safety information
Control panel
First use
Daily use
Helpful hints and tips
SAFETY INFORMATION
Children and vulnerable people safety
• This appliance is not intended for use by
persons (including children) with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or
lack of experience and knowledge, unless
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance
by a person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
• Keep all packaging well away from children. There is risk of suffocation.
• If you are discarding the appliance pull the
plug out of the socket, cut the connection
cable (as close to the appliance as you
can) and remove the door to prevent playing children to suffer electric shock or to
close themselves into it.
• If this appliance featuring magnetic door
seals is to replace an older appliance having a spring lock (latch) on the door or lid,
be sure to make that spring lock unusable
General safety
Caution! Keep ventilation openings
clear of obstruction.
• The appliance is intended for keeping
foodstuff and/or beverages in a normal
household as explained in this instruction
booklet.
• Do not use a mechanical device or any artificial means to speed up the thawing
process.
• Do not use other electrical appliances
(such as ice cream makers) inside of refrigerating appliances, unless they are approved for this purpose by the manufacturer.
• Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
• The refrigerant isobutane (R600a) is contained within the refrigerant circuit of the
appliance, a natural gas with a high level of
environmental compatibility, which is nevertheless flammable.
During transportation and installation of
the appliance, be certain that none of the
components of the refrigerant circuit become damaged.
If the refrigerant circuit should become
damaged:
– avoid open flames and sources of ignition
– thoroughly ventilate the room in which
the appliance is situated
• It is dangerous to alter the specifications or
modify this product in any way. Any damage to the cord may cause a short-circuit,
fire and/or electric shock.
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Warning! Any electrical component
(power cord, plug, compressor) must be
replaced by a certified service agent or
qualified service personnel.
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1. Power cord must not be lengthened.
2. Make sure that the power plug is not
squashed or damaged by the back of
the appliance. A squashed or damaged power plug may overheat and
cause a fire.
3. Make sure that you can come to the
mains plug of the appliance.
4. Do not pull the mains cable.
5. If the power plug socket is loose, do
not insert the power plug. There is a
risk of electric shock or fire.
6. You must not operate the appliance
without the lamp cover1) of interior
lighting.
This appliance is heavy. Care should be
taken when moving it.
Do not remove nor touch items from the
freezer compartment if your hands are
damp/wet, as this could cause skin abrasions or frost/freezer burns.
Avoid prolonged exposure of the appliance to direct sunlight.
Bulb lamps2) used in this appliance are
special purpose lamps selected for household appliances use only. They are not
suitable for household room illumination.
Daily use
• Do not put hot pot on the plastic parts in
the appliance.
• Do not store flammable gas and liquid in
the appliance, because they may explode.
• Appliance's manufacturers storage recommendations should be strictly adhered
to. Refer to relevant instructions.
Care and cleaning
• Before maintenance, switch off the appliance and disconnect the mains plug from
the mains socket.
• Do not clean the appliance with metal objects.
• Regularly examine the drain in the refrigerator for defrosted water. If necessary,
clean the drain. If the drain is blocked, wa1) If the lamp cover is foreseen
2) If the lamp is foreseen
3) If a water connection is foreseen
ter will collect in the bottom of the appliance.
Installation
Important! For electrical connection
carefully follow the instructions given in
specific paragraphs.
• Unpack the appliance and check if there
are damages on it. Do not connect the appliance if it is damaged. Report possible
damages immediately to the place you
bought it. In that case retain packing.
• It is advisable to wait at least four hours
before connecting the appliance to allow
the oil to flow back in the compressor.
• Adequate air circulation should be around
the appliance, lacking this leads to overheating. To achieve sufficient ventilation
follow the instructions relevant to installation.
• Wherever possible the back of the product
should be against a wall to avoid touching
or catching warm parts (compressor, condenser) to prevent possible burn.
• The appliance must not be located close
to radiators or cookers.
• Make sure that the mains plug is accessible after the installation of the appliance.
• Connect to potable water supply only.3)
Service
• Any electrical work required to do the servicing of the appliance should be carried out
by a qualified electrician or competent person.
• This product must be serviced by an authorized Service Centre, and only genuine
spare parts must be used.
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Environment Protection
This appliance does not contain gasses
which could damage the ozone layer, in
either its refrigerant circuit or insulation
materials. The appliance shall not be discarded together with the urban refuse
and rubbish. The insulation foam contains flammable gases: the appliance
shall be disposed according to the applicable regulations to obtain from your
local authorities. Avoid damaging the
cooling unit, especially at the rear near
the heat exchanger. The materials used
on this appliance marked by the symbol
are recyclable.
CONTROL PANEL
ON/OFF
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Pilot light
ON/OFF switch
Temperature regulator (warmest)
Temperature indicator
Temperature regulator (coldest)
Action Cool light
Action Cool switch
Fan light
Fan function switch
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The newly selected-temperature must be
reached after 24 hours.
Caution! During the stability period by
the first starting the temperature
displayed can not correspond to the
setting temperature. During this time it is
possible that the temperature displayed
is lower than the setting temperature.
Switching on
Insert the plug into the wall socket.
Press the ON/OFF switch .
The Pilot Light will light up.
Temperature indicator
During normal functioning the Temperature
indicator shows the temperature inside the
fridge.
Switching off
The fridge is shut off by pressing the ON/OFF
switch until the Pilot light and the Temperature indicator switched off.
Important! Difference between the
temperature displayed and temperature
setting is normal. Especially when:
• a new setting has recently been selected.
• the door has been left open for a long time.
• warm food has been placed in the compartment.
Temperature regulation
The temperature can be adjusted between
+2°C and +8°C.
By pressing the Temperature regulators, the
current temperature setting flashes on the
Temperature indicator. It is possible to modify the setting temperature only with flashed
indicator. To set a warmer temperature,
press warmest Temperature regulator. To
set a colder temperature, press coldest Temperature regulator. The Temperature indicator displays the newly selected temperature
for a few seconds and then shows again the
inside compartment temperature.
Action Cool function
The maximum performance is obtained by
setting the Action Coolfunction. It’s recommended when loading large quantities of
food.
You can activate the Action Cool function by
pressing the Action Cool switch.
The Action Cool light will light up.
Important! The internal temperature goes
down to +2°C.
After about 6 hours the Action Cool function
switches off automatically.
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FIRST USE
Cleaning the interior
Before using the appliance for the first time,
wash the interior and all internal accessories
with lukewarm water and some neutral soap
so as to remove the typical smell of a brandnew product, then dry thoroughly.
Important! Do not use detergents or abrasive powders, as these will damage the finish.
DAILY USE
Fresh food refrigeration
To obtain the best performance:
• do not store warm food or evaporating liquids in the refrigerator.
• do cover or wrap the food, particularly if it
has a strong flavour.
• position food so that air can circulate freely
round it.
Movable shelves
The walls of the refrigerator are equipped
with a series of runners so that the shelves
can be positioned as desired.
For better use of space, the front half-shelves
can lie over the rear ones.
Bottle rack
Place the bottles (with the opening facing
front) in the pre-positioned shelf.
Important! If the shelf is positioned
horizontally, place only closed bottles.
Positioning the door shelves
To permit storage of food packages of various sizes, the door shelves can be placed at
different heights.
To make these adjustments proceed as follows:
gradually pull the shelf in the direction of the
arrows until it comes free, then reposition as
required.
This bottle holder shelf can be tilted in order
to store previously opened bottles. To obtain
this result, pull the shelf up so it can rotate
upwards and be placed on the next higher
level.
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Air cooling
The Dynamic Air Cooling (DAC) fan let food
cool quickly and a more uniform temperature
in the compartment.
You can activate the fan by pressing the fan
function switch (refer to "Control panel"). The
fan light comes on.
Important! Switch on the fan when the
ambient temperature exceeds 25°C.
HELPFUL HINTS AND TIPS
Hints for energy saving
• Do not open the door frequently or leave it
open longer than absolutely necessary.
• If the ambient temperature is high and the
Temperature Regulator is set to low temperature and the appliance is fully loaded,
the compressor may run continuously,
causing frost or ice on the evaporator. If
this happens, set the Temperature Regulator toward warmer settings to allow automatic defrosting and so a saving in electricity consumption.
Hints for fresh food refrigeration
To obtain the best performance:
• do not store warm food or evaporating liquids in the refrigerator
• do cover or wrap the food, particularly if it
has a strong flavour
• position food so that air can circulate freely
around it
Meat (all types) : wrap in polythene bags and
place on the glass shelf above the vegetable
drawer.
For safety, store in this way only one or two
days at the most.
Cooked foods, cold dishes, etc..: these
should be covered and may be placed on any
shelf.
Fruit and vegetables: these should be thoroughly cleaned and placed in the special
drawer(s) provided.
Butter and cheese: these should be placed
in special airtight containers or wrapped in
aluminium foil or polythene bags to exclude
as much air as possible.
Milk bottles: these should have a cap and
should be stored in the bottle rack on the
door.
Bananas, potatoes, onions and garlic, if not
packed, must not be kept in the refrigerator.
Hints for refrigeration
Useful hints:
CARE AND CLEANING
Caution! Unplug the appliance before
carrying out any maintenance operation.
This appliance contains hydrocarbons in
its cooling unit; maintenance and recharging must therefore only be carried
out by authorized technicians.
Periodic cleaning
The equipment has to be cleaned regularly:
• clean the inside and accessories with lukewarm water and some neutral soap.
• regularly check the door seals and wipe
clean to ensure they are clean and free
from debris.
• rinse and dry thoroughly.
Important! Do not pull, move or damage any
pipes and/or cables inside the cabinet.
Never use detergents, abrasive powders,
highly perfumed cleaning products or wax
polishes to clean the interior as this will damage the surface and leave a strong odour.
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Clean the condenser (black grill) and the
compressor at the back of the appliance with
a brush or a vacuum cleaner. This operation
will improve the performance of the appliance and save electricity consumption.
Important! Take care of not to damage the
cooling system.
Many proprietary kitchen surface cleaners
contain chemicals that can attack/damage
the plastics used in this appliance. For this
reason it is recommended that the outer casing of this appliance is only cleaned with
warm water with a little washing-up liquid
added.
After cleaning, reconnect the equipment to
the mains supply.
Defrosting of the refrigerator
Frost is automatically eliminated from the
evaporator of the refrigerator compartment
every time the motor compressor stops, during normal use. The defrost water drains out
through a trough into a special container at
the back of the appliance, over the motor
compressor, where it evaporates.
It is important to periodically clean the defrost
water drain hole in the middle of the refrigerator compartment channel to prevent the
water overflowing and dripping onto the food
inside. Use the special cleaner provided,
which you will find already inserted into the
drain hole.
Periods of non-operation
When the appliance is not in use for long periods, take the following precautions:
• disconnect the appliance from electricity supply
• remove all food
• defrost 4)and clean the appliance and all
accessories
• leave the door/doors ajar to prevent unpleasant smells.
If the cabinet will be kept on, ask somebody
to check it once in a while to prevent the food
inside from spoiling in case of a power failure.
WHAT TO DO IF…
Warning! Before troubleshooting,
disconnect the mains plug from the
mains socket.
Only a qualified electrician or competent
person must do the troubleshooting that
is not in this manual.
Problem
Important! There are some sounds during
normal use (compressor, refrigerant
circulation).
Possible cause
Solution
The appliance is noisy
The appliance is not supported
properly
Check if the appliance stands stable (all the four feet should be on
the floor)
The appliance does not
operate. The lamp does
not operate.
The appliance is switched off.
Switch on the appliance.
The mains plug is not connected
to the mains socket correctly.
Connect the mains plug to the
mains socket correctly.
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Problem
The lamp does not work.
The compressor operates
continually.
Possible cause
Solution
The appliance has no power.
There is no voltage in the mains
socket.
Connect a different electrical appliance to the mains socket.
Contact a qualified electrician.
The lamp is in stand-by.
Close and open the door.
The lamp is defective.
Refer to "Replacing the lamp".
The temperature is not set correctly.
Set a higher temperature.
The door is not closed correctly.
Refer to "Closing the door".
The door has been opened too
frequently.
Do not keep the door open longer
than necessary.
The product temperature is too
high.
Let the product temperature decrease to room temperature before
storage.
The room temperature is too
high.
Decrease the room temperature.
The compressor does not This is normal, no error has ocstart immediately after
curred.
pressing the Action Coolswitch, or after changing
the temperature.
The compressor starts after a period of time.
Water flows on the rear
plate of the refrigerator.
During the automatic defrosting
process, frost defrosts on the rear
plate.
This is correct.
Water flows into the refrigerator.
The water outlet is clogged.
Clean the water outlet.
Products prevent that water flows
into the water collector.
Make sure that products do not
touch the rear plate.
Temperature cannot be
set .
Action Cool function switched on. Switch off Action Cool manually, or
wait to set the temperature until the
function has reset automatically.
Refer to "Action Cool function".
The temperature in the
appliance is too low/high.
The temperature regulator is not
set correctly.
Set a higher/lower temperature.
The door is not closed correctly.
Refer to "Closing the door".
The product temperature is too
high.
Let the product temperature decrease to room temperature before
storage.
Many products are stored at the
same time.
Store less products at the same
time.
There is no cold air circulation in
the appliance.
Make sure that there is cold air circulation in the appliance.
The temperature in the refrigerator is too high.
Replacing the lamp
1. Disconnect the mains plug from the
mains socket.
2. Press on the rear hook and at the same
time slide the lamp cover in the direction
of the arrow.
3. Replace the lamp with one of the same
power and specifically designed for
household appliances. (the maximum
power is shown on the light lamp cover)
4. Install the lamp cover by sliding it into its
original position.
5. Connect the mains plug to the mains
socket.
6. Open the door. Make sure that the lamp
comes on.
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Closing the door
1. Clean the door gaskets.
2. If necessary, adjust the door. Refer to "Installation".
3. If necessary, replace the defective door
gaskets. Contact the Service Center.
TECHNICAL DATA
Dimension of the recess
Height
1780 mm
Width
560 mm
Depth
550 mm
The technical information are situated in the
rating plate on the internal left side of the appliance and in the energy label.
INSTALLATION
Read the "Safety Information" carefully
for your safety and correct operation of
the appliance before installing the
appliance.
Positioning
Install this appliance at a location where the
ambient temperature corresponds to the climate class indicated on the rating plate of the
appliance:
Climate
class
Ambient temperature
SN
+10°C to + 32°C
N
+16°C to + 32°C
ST
+16°C to + 38°C
T
+16°C to + 43°C
Removing the shelf holders
Your appliance is equipped with shelf retainers that make it possible to secure the
shelves during transportation.
To remove them proceed as follows:
1. Move the shelf holders in the direction of
the arrow (A).
2. Raise the shelf from the rear and push it
forward until it is freed (B).
3. Remove the retainers (C).
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The manufacturer declines all responsibility if
the above safety precautions are not observed.
This appliance complies with the E.E.C. Directives.
Ventilation requirements
The airflow behind the appliance must be
sufficient.
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200 cm2
Electrical connection
Before plugging in, ensure that the voltage
and frequency shown on the rating plate correspond to your domestic power supply.
The appliance must be earthed. The power
supply cable plug is provided with a contact
for this purpose. If the domestic power supply socket is not earthed, connect the appliance to a separate earth in compliance with
current regulations, consulting a qualified
electrician.
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200 cm2
ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
The symbol
on the product or on its
packaging indicates that this product may
not be treated as household waste. Instead
it should be taken to the appropriate
collection point for the recycling of electrical
and electronic equipment. 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 more
detailed information about recycling of this
product, please contact your local council,
your household waste disposal service or the
shop where you purchased the product.
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