AEG AGE62526NW User manual

AEG AGE62526NW User manual
User Manual
1. SAFETY INFORMATION............................................................................................. 2
2. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.............................................................................................4
3. OPERATION.................................................................................................................5
4. DAILY USE.................................................................................................................... 7
5. CARE AND CLEANING...............................................................................................8
6. TROUBLESHOOTING................................................................................................. 9
7. INSTALLATION..........................................................................................................10
8. TECHNICAL DATA.................................................................................................... 11
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When contacting our Authorised Service Centre, ensure that you have the
following data available: Model, PNC, Serial Number.
The information can be found on the rating plate.
Warning / Caution-Safety information
General information and tips
Environmental information
Subject to change without notice.
Before the installation and use of the appliance,
carefully read the supplied instructions. The
manufacturer is not responsible for any injuries or
damages that are the result of incorrect installation or
usage. Always keep the instructions in a safe and
accessible location for future reference.
1.1 Children and vulnerable people safety
This appliance can be used by children aged from 8
years and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience
and knowledge if they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning the use of the appliance in a
safe way and understand the hazards involved.
Do not let children play with the appliance.
Children shall not carry out cleaning and user
maintenance of the appliance without supervision.
Keep all packaging away from children and dispose of
it appropriately.
1.2 General Safety
This appliance is intended to be used in household
and similar applications such as:
– Farm houses; staff kitchen areas in shops, offices
and other working environments
– By clients in hotels, motels, bed and breakfast and
other residential type environments
Keep ventilation openings, in the appliance enclosure
or in the built-in structure, clear of obstruction.
Do not use mechanical devices or other means to
accelerate the defrosting process, other than those
recommended by the manufacturer.
Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
Do not use electrical appliances inside the food
storage compartments of the appliance, unless they
are of the type recommended by the manufacturer.
Do not use water spray and steam to clean the
Clean the appliance with a moist soft cloth. Only use
neutral detergents. Do not use abrasive products,
abrasive cleaning pads, solvents or metal objects.
Do not store explosive substances such as aerosol
cans with a flammable propellant in this appliance.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
the manufacturer, its Authorised Service Centre or
similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
2.1 Installation
Only a qualified person must
install this appliance.
• Remove all the packaging and the
transit bolts.
• Do not install or use a damaged
• Follow the installation instruction
supplied with the appliance.
• Always take care when moving the
appliance as it is heavy. Always use
safety gloves and enclosed footwear.
• Make sure the air can circulate around
the appliance.
• At first installation or after reversing
the door wait at least 4 hours before
connecting the appliance to the
power supply. This is to allow the oil
to flow back in the compressor.
• Before carrying out any operations on
the appliance (e.g. reversing the
door), remove the plug from the
power socket.
• Do not install the appliance close to
radiators or cookers, ovens or hobs.
• Do not install the appliance where
there is direct sunlight.
• Do not install this appliance in areas
that are too humid or too cold, such
as the construction appendices,
garages or wine cellars.
• When you move the appliance, lift it
by the front edge to avoid scratching
the floor.
2.2 Electrical connection
Risk of fire and electric
• The appliance must be earthed.
• Make sure that the parameters on the
rating plate are compatible with the
electrical ratings of the mains power
• Always use a correctly installed
shockproof socket.
• Do not use multi-plug adapters and
extension cables.
• Make sure not to cause damage to
the electrical components (e.g. mains
plug, mains cable, compressor).
Contact the Authorised Service
Centre or an electrician to change the
electrical components.
• The mains cable must stay below the
level of the mains plug.
• Connect the mains plug to the mains
socket only at the end of the
installation. Make sure that there is
access to the mains plug after the
• Do not pull the mains cable to
disconnect the appliance. Always pull
the mains plug.
2.3 Use
Risk of injury, burns, electric
shock or fire.
• Do not change the specification of
this appliance.
• Do not put electrical appliances (e.g.
ice cream makers) in the appliance
unless they are stated applicable by
the manufacturer.
• Be careful not to cause damage to
the refrigerant circuit. It contains
isobutane (R600a), a natural gas with a
high level of environmental
compatibility. This gas is flammable.
• If damage occurs to the refrigerant
circuit, make sure that there are no
flames and sources of ignition in the
room. Ventilate the room.
• Do not let hot items to touch the
plastic parts of the appliance.
• Do not put soft drinks in the freezer
compartment. This will create
pressure on the drink container.
• Do not store flammable gas and
liquid in the appliance.
• Do not put flammable products or
items that are wet with flammable
products in, near or on the appliance.
• Do not touch the compressor or the
condenser. They are hot.
• Do not remove or touch items from
the freezer compartment if your hands
are wet or damp.
• Do not freeze again food that has
been thawed.
• Obey the storage instructions on the
packaging of frozen food.
• This appliance contains hydrocarbons
in the cooling unit. Only a qualified
person must do the maintenance and
the recharging of the unit.
• Regularly examine the drain of the
appliance and if necessary, clean it. If
the drain is blocked, defrosted water
collects in the bottom of the
2.4 Internal light
• Disconnect the appliance from the
mains supply.
• Cut off the mains cable and discard it.
• Remove the door to prevent children
and pets to be closed inside of the
• The refrigerant circuit and the
insulation materials of this appliance
are ozone-friendly.
• The insulation foam contains
flammable gas. Contact your
municipal authority for information on
how to discard the appliance
• Do not cause damage to the part of
the cooling unit that is near the heat
Risk of electric shock.
• The type of lamp used for this
appliance is for household appliances
only. Do not use it for house lighting.
2.5 Care and cleaning
Risk of injury or damage to
the appliance.
• Before maintenance, deactivate the
appliance and disconnect the mains
plug from the mains socket.
2.6 Disposal
Risk of injury or suffocation.
3.1 Control panel
Temperature warmer button
Temperature colder button
5 Mode
It is possible to change predefined
sound of buttons by pressing together
Mode and Temperature colder button
for some seconds. Change is reversible.
Timer function
Temperature indicator
Alarm indicator
E. ChildLock function
F. MinuteMinder function
3.2 Switching on
3.5 High temperature alarm
1. Connect the mains plug to the power
2. Press the appliance ON/OFF if the
display is off.
The alarm buzzer could operate after few
The temperature indicators show the set
default temperature.
To reset the alarm refer to "High
temperature alarm".
An increase in the temperature in the
freezer compartment (for example due to
an earlier power failure) is indicated by:
• flashing of the alarm and freezer
temperature indicators;
• sounding of the buzzer.
If "dEMo" appears on the display, refer
to "Troubleshooting" chapter.
Press any button to reset the alarm.
The buzzer switches off.
The freezer temperature indicator shows
the highest temperature reached for a
few seconds. Then show again the set
The alarm indicator continues to flash
until the normal conditions are restored.
3.3 Switching off
3.6 FROSTMATIC function
1. Press ON/OFF for a few seconds.
The display switches off.
2. Disconnect the mains plug from the
power socket.
The FROSTMATIC function accelerates
the freezing of fresh food and, at the
same time, protects foodstuffs already
stored from undesirable warming.
3.4 Temperature regulation
1. Press Mode button until the
corresponding icon appears.
The FROSTMATIC indicator flashes.
2. Press OK button to confirm.
The FROSTMATIC indicator is shown.
To select a different set temperature
refer to "Temperature regulation".
The set temperature of the freezer may
be adjusted by pressing the temperature
Default temperature:
• -18°C for the freezer
The temperature indicator shows the set
The set temperature will be
reached within 24 hours.
After a power failure the set
temperature remains stored.
The FROSTMATIC function
shuts off automatically after
52 hours.
To switch off the function
before its automatic end,
repeat the steps until the
FROSTMATIC indicator goes
3.7 Door open alarm
An acoustic alarm will sound if the door
is left open for a few minutes. The door
open alarm conditions are indicated by:
• a flashing Alarm indicator;
• an acoustic buzzer.
When normal conditions are restored
(door closed), the alarm will stop. The
buzzer can also be switched off by
pressing any button.
3.8 MinuteMinder function
3. Press OK to confirm.
The MinuteMinder indicator is shown.
The Timer starts to flash (min).
It is possible to change the time at any
time during the countdown and at the
end by pressing the Temperature colder
button and the Temperature warmer
At the end of the countdown, the
MinuteMinder indicator flashes and an
audible alarm sounds. Press OK to switch
off the sound and terminate the function.
It is possible to deactivate the function at
any time during the countdown by
repeating the function steps, until the
indicator turns off.
The MinuteMinder function is to be used
to set an acoustic alarm at the preferred
time, useful for example when a recipe
requires to cool down food products for
a certain length of time.
3.9 ChildLock function
It is also useful when a reminder is
needed in order not to forget the bottles
placed in the freezer for fast cooling.
Activate the ChildLock function to lock
the buttons from unintentional
1. Press Mode until the corresponding
icon appears.
The MinuteMinder indicator flashes.
The Timer shows the set value (30
minutes) for a few seconds.
2. Press the Temperature colder or
Temperature warmer button to
change the Timer set value from 1 to
90 minutes.
1. Press Mode until the corresponding
icon appears.
The ChildLock indicator flashes.
2. Press OK to confirm.
The ChildLock indicator is shown.
To deactivate the ChildLock function,
repeat the procedure until the ChildLock
indicator goes off.
Refer to Safety chapters.
4.1 Storage of frozen food
When first starting-up or after a period
out of use, before putting the products
in the compartment let the appliance run
at least 2 hours with the FROSTMATIC
function turned on. The freezer drawers
ensure that it is quick and easy to find
the food package you want. If large
quantities of food are to be stored,
remove all drawers except for the
bottom drawer which needs to be in
place to provide good air circulation. On
all shelves it is possible to place food
that protrude until 15 mm from the door.
In the event of accidental
defrosting, for example due
to a power failure, if the
power has been off for
longer that the value shown
in the technical
characteristics chart under
"rising time", the defrosted
food must be consumed
quickly or cooked
immediately and then refrozen (after cooling).
4.2 Freezing fresh food
The freezer compartment is suitable for
freezing fresh food and storing frozen
and deep-frozen food for a long time.
To freeze small amount of fresh food it is
not necessary to change the present
The freezing process lasts 24 hours:
during this period do not add other food
to be frozen.
To freeze fresh food activate the
FROSTMATIC function at least 24 hours
before placing the food to be frozen in
the freezer compartment.
When the freezing process is complete,
return to the required temperature (see
"FROSTMATIC Function").
Place the food to be frozen in the two
top compartments.
The maximum amount of food that can
be frozen in 24 hours is specified on the
rating plate.
4.3 Cold accumulators
The freezer contains at least one cold
accumulator which increases storage
time in the event of a power cut or
Refer to Safety chapters.
5.1 Cleaning the interior
Before using the appliance for the first
time, the interior and all internal
accessories should be washed with
lukewarm water and some neutral soap
to remove the typical smell of a brandnew product, then dried thoroughly.
Do not use detergents,
abrasive powders, chlorine
or oil-based cleaners as they
will damage the finish.
5.2 Periodic cleaning
Do not pull, move or
damage any pipes and/or
cables inside the cabinet.
Take care of not to damage
the cooling system.
When moving the cabinet,
lift it by the front edge to
avoid scratching the floor.
The equipment has to be cleaned
1. Clean the inside and accessories with
lukewarm water and some neutral
2. Regularly check the door seals and
wipe clean to ensure they are clean
and free from debris.
3. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
4. If accessible, clean the condenser
and the compressor at the back of
the appliance with a brush.
This operation will improve the
performance of the appliance and
save electricity consumption.
5.3 Defrosting of the freezer
The freezer compartment is frost free.
This means that there is no build up of
frost when it is in operation, neither on
the internal walls, nor on the foods.
5.4 Periods of non-operation
When the appliance is not in use for long
periods, take the following precautions:
1. Disconnect the appliance from
electricity supply.
2. Remove all food.
3. Clean the appliance and all
4. Leave the door/doors open to
prevent unpleasant smells.
Refer to Safety chapters.
6.1 What to do if...
Possible cause
The appliance is noisy.
The appliance is not supported properly.
Check if the appliance stands
Audible or visual alarm is
The cabinet has been recently switched on or the
temperature is still too
Refer to "Door Open
Alarm"or "High Temperature
The temperature in the appliance is too high.
Refer to "Door Open
Alarm"or "High Temperature
A square symbol is shown
instead of numbers on the
temperature display.
Temperature sensor problem.
Contact the nearest Authorised Service Centre (the cooling system will continue to
keep food products cold, but
temperature adjustment will
not be possible).
The lamp does not work.
The lamp is in stand-by
Close and open the door.
The lamp does not work.
The lamp is defective.
Contact the nearest Authorised Service Centre.
The compressor operates
Temperature is set incorrectly.
Refer to "Operation"/"Control
panel" chapter.
Many food products were
put in at the same time.
Wait a few hours and then
check the temperature again.
The room temperature is
too high.
Refer to climate class chart on
the rating plate.
Food products placed in
the appliance were too
Allow food products to cool to
room temperature before storing.
The FROSTMATIC function
is switched on.
Refer to "FROSTMATIC function".
This is normal, no error has
The compressor starts after
some time.
The compressor does not
start immediately after
pressing the FROSTMATIC
or after changing the temperature.
Possible cause
Water flows on the floor.
The melting water outlet is Attach the melting water outnot connected to the evap- let to the evaporative tray.
orative tray above the compressor.
Temperature cannot be set. The FROSTMATIC or
COOLMATIC function is
switched on.
Switch off FROSTMATIC or
COOLMATIC manually, or wait
until the function resets automatically to set the temperature. Refer to "FROSTMATIC
or COOLMATIC function".
DEMO appears on the display.
The appliance is in demonstration mode.
Keep the OK pressed for approximately 10 seconds until a
long sound is heard and display shuts off for a short time.
The temperature in the appliance is too low/too high.
The temperature regulator
is not set correctly.
Set a higher/lower temperature.
The food products temperature is too high.
Let the food products temperature decrease to room temperature before storage.
The FROSTMATIC function
is switched on.
Refer to "FROSTMATIC function".
Side panels of the appliance are warm.
This is a normal state
caused by operation of the
heat exchanger.
Make sure that there is at least
30 mm of space between each
side of the appliance and the
surrounding furniture when
the ambient temperature exceeds 38°C.
Door does not open easily.
You attempted to re-open
the door immediately after
Wait a few seconds between
closing and re-opening of the
If the advice does not lead
to the desired result, contact
the nearest Authorised
Service Centre.
6.2 Replacing the lamp
The appliance is equipped with a longlife
LED interior light.
Refer to Safety chapters.
Only service is allowed to replace the
lighting device. Contact your Authorised
Service Centre.
7.1 Positioning
This appliance can be installed in a dry,
well ventilated indoor where the ambient
temperature corresponds to the climate
class indicated on the rating plate of the
Ambient temperature
+10°C to + 32°C
+16°C to + 32°C
+16°C to + 38°C
+16°C to + 43°C
• 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.
• The manufacturer declines all
responsibility if the above safety
precautions are not observed.
• This appliance complies with the
E.E.C. Directives.
7.3 Installation of the
appliance and door reversal
Please refer to separate
instructions on installation
(ventilation requirements,
levelling) and door reversal.
7.2 Electrical connection
• Before plugging in, ensure that the
voltage and frequency shown on the
rating plate correspond to your
domestic power supply.
1850 mm
230 - 240 V
595 mm
50 Hz
668 mm
Rising time
28 h
The technical information is situated in
the rating plate, on the external or
internal side of the appliance and in the
energy label.
Recycle materials with the symbol .
Put the packaging in relevant containers
to recycle it. Help protect the
environment and human health by
recycling waste of electrical and
electronic appliances. Do not dispose of
appliances marked with the symbol
with the household waste. Return the
product to your local recycling facility or
contact your municipal office.
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