Warnings for your safety
Warnings for your safety. Carefully read these instructions before installing and using the machine.
This freezer is designed to be operated by
adults only. Children should not be allowed to
tamper with the controls or play with the product.
Any electrical work required to install the
appliance should be carried out by a qualified
electrician or competent person.
This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken
when moving it.
Make sure that the cable is not trapped underneath the appliance, nor touches the motor.
Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons
may cause injuries or serious malfunctioning.
Refer to the nearest Authorized Dealer.
Frozen food must not be re-frozen once it
has been thawed out.
Manufacturer’s storage recommendations
should be strictly complied with.
Lollies can cause frost burns if consumed
right away from the freezer.
Do not place carbonate or fizzy drinks in the
freezer as these may explode.
When an old freezer is to be discarded
make sure to:
Dismount the doors in order to prevent
children from getting trapped inside.
Have the gas from the cooling system
withdrawn before making it to scrap iron.
Make sure the rear part of the appliance stands
against a wall as there are working parts which
heat up and should not be of easy access.
Make sure that there is a continous and adequate ventilation as a failure to do so may
result in damage to the appliance or deterioration of the food.
The appliance should be left for at least 4 hours
after installation before it is turned on ill order
to allow the refrigerant to settle.
This product must be serviced only by an AUTHORIZED DEALER, and only GENUINE
SPARE PARTS must be employed.
Before cleaning or reparing the appliance,
make sure it is unplugged.
It is dangerous to alter the specifications or
modify this product in any way.
These domestic refrigerators are designed to
be used specifically for the storage and conservation of food.
scrap off frost or ice. Frost may be removed by
using a plastic scraper. (See defrosting instructions).
Warnings for your safety
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pag. 17
Changing the opening directions
of the doors and Panelling
pag. 18
Regulation and Control
pag. 19
How to use your
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Maintenance of your
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Something not working
pag. 24 - 25
Normal noises when
pag. 26
Guarantee, Service
and Spare Parts
pag. 27
Tecnical Features
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• Place the refrigerator away from direct sunlight
and heat sources.
• Maintain recommended ventilation - see Fig. 1.
• Make sure the refrigerator is accurately levelled
turning the adjustable feet in order to avoid vibrations and noises, Fig. 2.
• This is a built in design to be aligned with other furniture
• The climate classification can be found on the
serial plate, which is located at the left on the inside of the appliance.
The following table shows which ambient temperature is correct for each climate classification:
Climate classification for an ambient temperature of
+ 10 to + 32°C
+ 16 to + 32°C
+ 18 to + 38°C
+ 18 to + 43°C
Fig. 1
Cleaning the interior
• Do not use alcohol or any cleanig product containing alcohol because it can damage the cabinet.
• Before using the appliance for the first time wash
the interior whith luke warm water and some neutral soap so as to remove the typical smell of a
brand-new product arid then dry thoroughly.
• Do not use detergents or abrasive powders as
these will damage the finish.
• Remove security used for transportation.
Fig. 2
Electrical connection
Before plugging the appliance make sure that the
voltage and frequency shown on the «Technical
Features» correspond to your home supply.
It is essential that the appliance be efficiently
For this purpose the supply cable plug incorporates a special earth contact. If the sockets of your
domestic wiring system are not grounded, have
the appliance connected to a separate ground wire
in accordance with existing safety regulations.
Starting – up
• Plug the appliance into the mains.
• Make sure the inner light turns on when opening
the door.
• Turn to intermediate position the knob of the «temperature regulator» «A».
Changing the opening direction
of doors and Panelling
If you wish to change the opening side of the doors
proceed as follows:
1... Remove the handles of the doors, if they are side
fixing by screws.
2... Take off the plinth pressed on to.
3... Remove the inferior hing taking care for the downer door not to fall off.
4... Lift the downer door off the central hinge. Using a
10mm spanner, unscrew the hinge pin and reassemble it on the opposite side.
5... Remove the central hinge taking care for the
upper door not to fall of and not to lose the plastic spacer.
6…Take the upper door off the upper hinge. Be carefull not to lose the plastic ring.
7…Unscrew the plastic bolts of the opposite side of
the place of the central hinge taken out and introduce them in the holes occupied before fy the
8…Unscrew the axe of the upper hinge and screw it
to the hinge on the opposite side. Maker sure to
fit in the metal spacer for blocking.
Place upper door.
Assemble the lower hinge reinforcement in the
opposite side it was situated. For the remaining
parts proceed the other way round.
Once finished make sure that all joints close
perfectly well all around the door and chek that
the internal light turns of when the fridge door
How to panel the door:
If your appliance is provided with metal strips for
panelling and you wish to do so proceed as follows:
1... Remove one of the side strips.
2... Loosen the screws of the remaining strips.
3... Start putting on the panel where you took off the
strip pushing it right up to the end.
4... Replace the strip on this side.
5... Tighten all screws
NOTE: The panel dimensions must be 2 mm. shorter
than the doors. Maximun thickness of the panel is 4 mm.
Regulation and Control
Temperature Regulator for Refrigerator: «A»
Allows to adjust the temperature inside the refrigerator according to use and external conditions.
• Pos. 1 = Minimum cold.
• Pos. 6 = Maximum cold.
• Pos. 0 = Motor disconnected
Interior light: «H»
Comes on when opening the door of the refrigerating
compartment and shuts off when you close the door.
It also switchs off when you put the temperature
regulator in position 0.
When changing the light bulb, first pull out the screw
«Y» and then remove the protective cover «X». (see
How to use your
Freezer Compartment
This freezer, is marked
, and is suitable for freezing fresh foodstuffs and keeping
food for long periods.
Freezing of food
1... Place food on the upper grill.
2... Maintain food for at leas 24 hours in that position.
3... The maximum quantity to be frozen within 24
hours is shown on the «Rating Plate», depending on the model.
Keeping frozen food
For optimum conservation, the temperature inside
the freezer compartment must be at least -18°C.
This temperature is adjusted automatically.
Check that the «Temperature Control» is in a
middle position. Sometimes it may be necessary
(insufficient ventilation, high roon temperature,
frequent opening and closing of the door…) to
change the position of the «Temperature
If the appliance should be accidentally switched
off by a fault or power cut, take the following precautions:
• Keep the doors closed at all times.
• Find out how long the stoppage is expected to
Once normal power is restored:
A) If the freezer is full and the stoppage has been
less than «Time for temperature Rise» indicated for each model in the «Technical
Features» section, then no damage will have
been caused to the food.
B) If the freezer is not full, the cold will be lost
more quickly. If the food has not started to
thaw, then follow the instructions in «A».
C) If the food has begun to thaw, use them up
as quickly as possible, or cook them and
refreeze them.
Refrigerator Compartment:
This compartment is for storing drinks and
fresh food products.
The temperature inside is very evenly distributed. Make sure food does not touch
the back wall, since behind this surface is
where the cold is generated and food could
bee partially frozen. Also, this can impede the
circulation of cold air.
This appliance is provided with an automatic
defrosting system. Consequently you will
sometimes notice a thin layer of ice or drops of
water on the rear wall.
How to use your
Useful Hints
Do not introduce any new food during a freezing period.
Do not put any newly introduced food for freezing near to already frozen food.
Wrap the food up properly or place it in hermethic recipies before introducing it into the freezer.
Do not introduce any hot food into the freezer.
Food and drinks of a strong flavour may pass
this on to others and affect their flavour. Wrap
them up adequately or put them into tight closing bags.
Follow the instructions given in the cook books,
freezing books and wrapping utensiles for better conservation of food.
In some models, on the freezer inner door there
is usually an schematic drawing showing the
conservation time (in months) for the different
types of food. It will also depend on the food
quality in the moment of freezing and on the
specific instructions on packages.
Maintenance of your
Prior to undertaking any maintenance operation,
be sure to unplug the appliance.
Defrosting of the freezer
The inner walls of the freezer become gradually
covered with a layer of frost keeping in mind not to
open the door frequently and keeping the food
wrapped up in closed bags.
Whenever the thickness of ice reaches 5 mm. the
frost should be removed. Here to proceed as
1…Remove all food staff and place it in the coolest possible place.
2…Remove the ice from the walls with a plastic
scraper. Never use any sharp metal tools,
electric ovens or similar as these may cause
serious damage to teh appliance.
3…Once the ice is eliminated clean and dry the
4…Connect the appliance.
Maintenance of your
Defrosting of the refrigerator
Frost is automatically eliminated in the refrigerator. Clean regularly the water drain opening «G».
• Do not use alcohol or any cleanig product containing alcohol because it can damage the cabinet.
• Use lukewarm water and neutral soap or bicarbonate of soda for cleaning the interior and the
exterior of the appliance. Never use detergents
nor abrasive powders.
• Clean the black grill on the read of the appliance (condeser), motor and the upper and downer
ventilation slots with a brush or vacuum cleaner.
This way the performance of the appliance will
improve and energy consumption reduced.
• Clean the water container above the motor.
Idle periods
During periods when the appliance is not in use
take the following precautions:
• Unplug the appliance.
• Remove all the food.
• Defrost and clean the interior and all accessories.
• Leave the door ajar to permit the air to circulate
in the interior and thus avoid unpleasant smells.
Something not working
Some functioning problems may be due to causes which can easily be solved before calling the
Network Service. Follow theses instructions:
1. Inner light (Refrigerator
compartment) does not
come on «H».
• Appliance unplugged.
• No power at mains socket.
instalación doméstica.
• Bulb loose or burnt out.
• Plug the appliance into mains.
• Chek the domestic
automatic cutout.
• Tighteen or substitute it fo
another of same rating.
• The appropiate «Temperature • Change to another position.
Regulator» is in position «0».
1. The freezer or the refrigerator
do not cool.
• The appropiate «Temperature • Change to another position.
Regulator» is in position «0».
2. The freezer or the refrigerator
do not cool enough.
• Door not properly closed.
• The door has been opened
• Inadequate position of
«Temperature Regulator».
• Food has been introduced
recently in large quantities.
• Close well.
• Avoid frecuent opening.
• «Temperature Regulator»
on inadequate position.
• Food touches the back walls
• Change position to less cold.
• Temperature regulator
on inadequate position.
• Door not properly closed.
• Door opened frequently.
• Food has been put in
recently in large quantity.
• Change position to less cold.
3. Food gets frozen in the
4. The motor does not stop
• Change position to a cooler one.
• The appliance will get back
to normal, wait.
• Bring food forwards.
• Close the door correctly.
• Avoid frequent opening.
• Wait for the appliance to come
back to normal.
Something not working
1. Makes too much ice.
• «Temperature Regulator»
• Change position to less cold.
in inadequate position.
2. Water in the lower part
• Door not properly closed.
• Close correctly.
• Escessive door opening.
• Avoid frequent opening.
• Drain blocked
• Clean duct «G».
• Wet vegetables have been
• This is normal.
of the Refrigerator.
3. Water in the vegetable box.
4. The outside of the cabinet
steams up.
• High humidity level .
in the room
• This is normal. It does not
affect the performance.
of the appliance
1. Door does not close.
• The appliance is not
• Level smooth.
properly levelled.
• Door has benn banged
• Never bang the door.
too hard and bounces back.
• Food protudes.
• Place food properly.
• Appliance not properly levelled.
• Level properly.
• Friction from back pipes.
• Space well.
• Some fixing screw is loose.
• Tihten the screw.
• Something inside is vibrating
• Place correctly.
• Others.
• See next page.
Normal noises when functioning
1.Temperature Regulator.
May cause cracking sounds when the system
connects or disconnects.
2. Refrigerating system.
The injected cooling gas may produce a burbling
sound while running through the tubes.
3. Compressor.
May cause zumbing noises and/or slight bumping.
4. Insulation.
The material used has a tendency to increase noises, but it does insulate perfectly and is of low
energy consumption.
Guarantee, Service
and Spare Parts
Together with the appliance you should receive an
instruction booklet like this together with: :
• A guarantee card «Certificado de Garantia»,
with the conditions of the guarantee printed on
the back.
This documentation should always be at hand for
consulting. Should this appliance be sold or transfered to another user, make sure that this documentation stays with the appliance so the new
owner can be acquainted with the functioning of
the appliance and relevant warnigns.
Before calling the repairman
Read the user instruction and follow the advice
and directives given. In many cases, you will be
able to clarify any doubts yourself and thus avoid
unnecessary service calls.
The preceding section entitled «If the appliance
does not perform correctly» includes suggestions
for what should be checked before a serviceman
is called.
If, after the above check, there is still a fault call
your nearest Service Centre «Asistencia
Please make sure you give the model and serial
number of the appliance. This information can be
found on the data plate inside the cabinet.
Read the safety and warning texts at the begining of the user instructions. The manufacturer
is not reponsible for faults caused by the product being used incorrectly or for purposes
other than those specified in the user instructions.
Don’t use the fridge/freezer unit for storing
explosive gases or liquids, e.g. cigarette lighter gas, petrol (gasoline), ether, acetone.
According to the enclosed Guarantee registration
Service and spare parts
Can be obtained from our service organization
«Asistencia tecnica».
Product Number:
Serial Number:
Tecnical Features
This appliance complies with the following CEE Directives:
– 73/23 CEE of 19/02/73 (low voltage directive) and subsequent modifications.
– 89/336 CEE del 03/05/89 (electromagnetic compatibility directive) and subsequent
«A» (mm)
VOLTAGE (V) ± 6%
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