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Thor Kitchen THHRF3601F Use and Care Manual
CARE AND USER MANUAL
Thor Kitchen Refrigerator User Instructions
Model: HRF3601F
Please read this manual carefully before using the product
Thank you for choosing THOR KITCHEN. This refrigerator has been manufactured by Thor Group,
13831 Oaks Avenue Chino, CA 91710. This manual contains all the information you will need to
install/use your refrigerator correctly and safely. Please read all the instructions prior using the
appliance, and keep this manual in a secure place for future reference. Do not remove the attached
adhesive identification label containing code, model number, manufacturer and other information
from the refrigerator. This label will be used by the THOR KITCHEN authorized service representative
in the event that your refrigerator needs servicing.
Environmental Advice
The packaging material used is recyclable; we recommend that you separate plastic, paper and
cardboard and give them to recycling companies. To help preserve the environment, the refrigerant
used in this product is R134a (Hydrofluorocarbon - HFC), which does not affect the ozone layer and
has little impact on the greenhouse effect. According to WEEE guidelines (Waste of Electrical and
Electronic Equipment), waste from electrical and electronic devices should be collected separately. If
you need to dispose of this appliance in the future, do NOT throw it away with the rest of your
domestic garbage. Instead, please take the appliance to the nearest WEEE collection point, where
available.
Table of Contents
Safety .............................................................................................................................................. 03
Product Description ....................................................................................................................... 05
Installation ...................................................................................................................................... 07
Placing ............................................................................................................................................ 08
Keep Your Refrigerator Standing ................................................................................................... 08
Start to Use .................................................................................................................................... 09
Ice Maker ........................................................................................................................................ 14
Cleaning of Ice Cube Box ............................................................................................................... 15
Door Handles .................................................................................................................................. 17
Making Minor Adjustments Between Doors ................................................................................. 18
Installing the Water Line ................................................................................................................ 19
Refrigerator’s Functions: Locking and Unlocking .......................................................................... 21
Refrigerator’s Functions: Energy Saving Mode / Auto Mode / Fast Cooling Mode ..................... 22
Refrigerator’s Functions: Fast Freezing Mode .............................................................................. 23
Cleaning and Maintenance ............................................................................................................ 25
Solutions to Problems .................................................................................................................... 26
Warranty ........................................................................................................................................ 27
Warranty and Product Registration ............................................................................................... 28
Attention
The refrigerator you have just purchased may be slightly different from the drawing shown in
in this manual, but its overall design is the same.
Please read the information referring to the operation. This refrigerator is designed and
manufactured for customers in the United States only.
The electric plug comes with this refrigerator may be different from the one shown in th is
manual, as the plug that accompanies the product meets your country's electrical
specifications.
Safety
Child Safety Guide
Please keep children from entering or climbing the refrigerator to prevent children from locking
inside the refrigerator or hurting themselves when the refrigerator falls.
DO NOT let the children near the refrigerator when open and close the doors. Children should be
supervised to ensure that they don’t play with the appliance.
User Safety Guide
Never pull out the electric plug by pulling the power cable. Always hold the plug head and pull it out
from the socket. DO NOT pressed the power cord under the refrigerator or feet. When the
refrigerator is moved away from the wall, never press or damage the power cord. When the power
cord is damaged or the plug is worn, please don’t use it anymore and consult with manufacture or
qualified electrician right away. When the power cord is worn or damaged, you must change it at the
repair station designated by the manufacturer.
When coal gas or other inflammable gases are leaked, IMMEDIATELY EVACUATE the area, and from a
safe location either call 911 or contact the local gas company. DO NOT smoke, or light a match, candle
or other flame. DO NOT pull out or insert electric plug of refrigerator or other electric appliances.
DO NOT put inflammable, explosive, volatile or strongly corrosive substances into the
refrigerator to avoid damaging the refrigerator or starting fire or other accidents.
DO NOT use inflammable solvent near the refrigerator to avoid risk of fire danger.
It is advisable that you don't put the power socket, voltage stabilizer, microwave oven and other
electric appliances on top of refrigerator to ensure safety. DO NOT use any electric appliances
inside the refrigerator (except for recommended by manufacture) to avoid electromagnetic
interference or other accidents.
When the refrigerator starts operating, do not touch the cold surface of the freezer
compartment, especially with wet hands, to avoid frostbites.
DO NOT put your hands/finger into the gap between refrigerator doors or the gap between doors and
body to reduce the risk of pinch. When you open the refrigerator's door, DO NOT let children
approach these areas mentioned above.
DO NOT sprinkle water onto rinse the refrigerator with water. Don't put the refrigerator in wet or
easy-to-sprinkle places so as not to influence the electric insulation property of the refrigerator.
DO NOT disassemble or reform the refrigerator by yourself. Never damage the refrigeration
pipeline. Please get the refrigerator repaired by qualified professional appliance servicer.
Don't put fluid substances in bottles or sealed containers into the freezer, like bottled beer or drinks
to avoid that the explosive cracking during freezing causes other losses.
When power outage or cleaning, pull out the plug. Turn on the power supply after at least five
minutes to avoid that repeated startup might damage the compressor.
When the refrigerator is out of service, please take down the refrigerator's door, remove the door
seal and shelves and put them at proper places to avoid that children might play inside and cause
accident.
This product is a household refrigerator and is only suitable for storage of food according to state
standards. It can't be used for other purposes, like storage of blood, drugs, biological products and
etc.
Product Description
Display
Ice storage box
Left door for refrigerator compartment
Ice scoop
Upper door for freezer compartment
Partition plate for lower freezer drawer
Lower door for freezer compartment
Partition plate for upper freezer drawer
Door handle
Upper freezer drawer
Right door for refrigerator compartment
Lower freezer drawer
Drawer handle
Left door for refrigerator compartment
Right door for refrigerator compartment
Cantilever rack
Butter box
Turnover beam
Air duct cover plate
Sliding cantilever rack
Folded cantilever rack
Fruit and vegetable drawer
Side lamp for refrigerator compartment
Small drawer
Gallon bottle rack (With egg bracket)
Big drawer
Light-wave fresh-keeping lamp
Automatic ice maker
Special-shaped bottle rack
Drawer handle
Leveling leg
Switch for refrigerator compartment lamp
Top lamp for refrigerator compartment
Top lamp for freezer compartment
Upper door for freezer compartment
Lower door for freezer compartment
Decorative cover for bottom beam
Installation
Remove all packaging material before using
the new refrigerator. This includes the foam
base and all adhesive tape holding the
refrigerator accessories both inside and
outside.
Clean both the inside and outside of the
refrigerator with wet cloth (a little
detergent could be added into the warm
water to wash the cloth and then wipe it
again with the clean water);
Prepare an independent two-pole socket
with grounding contact for the refrigerator
and it shall plug directly to electric socket
on wall, and not share a multi-purpose
socket with other electrical appliances;
Do connect grounding wire! The grounding
pole of the socket shall be provided with a
reliable grounding wire.
Open the refrigerator body and take out
the accessory (decorative cover for bottom
beam) and the three screws from the
instruction packaging bag; then install them
into the bottom beam as shown by the
schematic diagram on the right.
The decorative cover for bottom beam is
used as ornament, so you can choose not
to install it. It won't affect the
refrigerator's performance or conditions
no matter whether you install it or not.
Transport and Placing of Your Refrigerator
Transport
Keep upright and avoid squeezing or
vibration during transport. Avoid a slant
angle over 45 degree during handling.
Avoid the door or top cap from being under
excessive stress when moving; otherwise, it
may become deformed.
Placing
Place your refrigerator in a well-ventilated place and keep it from heat source and direct sunlight. DO
NOT place it in any humid or wet place to avoid rust and weakening of insulation effect.
There shall be a space not less than 30 cm from the top of your refrigerator and not less than 10cm
from both sides or the back of the refrigerator to the adjacent walls respectively. This requirement is
good for open and close of refrigerator door and heat emission.
The refrigerator shall be placed on a flat and firm ground (if not flat, you can use the leveling legs for
adjustment).
Keep Your Refrigerator Standing
How long should it be left before plugging in?
DO NOT connect your refrigerator to power supply immediately after it is placed vertically (or laid
down). You should keep it standing for at least 24 hours before turning the power switch on in order
to avoid damage to the refrigeration system and compressor.
Make sure the power wire is not pinned by the refrigerator or other objects to avoid accidents arising
from power cord faults. Please check the voltage scope of your refrigerator against the actual power
supply before switching it on.
Attention
The refrigerator must be disconnected from the source of electrical supply before attempt to
install accessories.
DO NOT use mechanical equipment or other methods to accelerate the defrosting process
except the means recommended by the manufacturer.
DO NOT use any electrical appliances in the food storage compartments except the model
recommended by the manufacture.
The R134a refrigerant and cyclopentane foaming material used in the refrigerator are inflammable.
All waste and discarded refrigerators shall be placed away from open flam and NEVER burn the
refrigerant.
Warm Reminder: Please place food into the drawers. Do not place any food after removing the
drawers.
Start to Use
You ought to get a good knowledge of all
safety precautions and make sure that your
refrigerator has been placed properly in its
final position before using.
1. Unpacking
Please install the decorative cover for bottom
beam onto your refrigerator after unpacking
and adjust the front leveling legs to level
your refrigerator.
2. Connecting Your Refrigerator to the Power
Supply
Your refrigerator will enter the factory
default setting after connecting to the power
supply, and it will display target temperature
for both refrigerator compartment and
freezer compartment.
3. Work Modes of Your Refrigerator
You can set your refrigerator in either of the
following two ways:
Auto Mode: We suggest you to choose this
mode if you have no special requirements for
the setting. Your refrigerator will work
automatically after you chose this mode.
Manual Mode: You can set the temperature
by pressing the temperature adjustment key.
4. Store Food into Your Refrigerator
You can put your food into the refrigerator
after a period of time (About hours in
summer) when the refrigerator has already
fully refrigerated its interior compartments.
Tips: The interior temperature may require a
certain period of time to reach the target
temperature if the setting temperature is
changed or other food is stored inside of the
refrigerator. Such a period of time depends
on the change to the setting temperature,
the surrounding temperature, opening
frequency, the amount of the stored food
and etc.
Refrigerator Compartment
Adjustment of cantilever rack
Though the temperature-adjustable device
could keep most of the refrigerator
compartment at an average temperature
around 2°C - 8°C (35.6°F – 46.4°F), it fails to
preserve the freshness of food for long. As a
result, the refrigerator compartment can be
used only for short term storage.
Use of Turnover Beam
Please keep strictly to the warnings on the
label of the turnover beam. It is a normal
phenomenon that the surface of the
turnover beam is hot. Dews on the surface
are also normal in summer or when the
surrounding environment is wet. What you
need to do is to clean them away with cloth.
Adjustment of Cantilever Rack
The cantilever rack could be adjusted to the
proper height as required by food. Please
adjust the cantilever rack by following the
arrows as shown in the diagram. Raise it
upward first and then take it out by tilting it
upward. During installation, put the upper
end of the fixed leg into one of the upper
slots on the supporting iron first and then put
the lower end of the fixed leg into the third
slot on the lower part of the supporting iron.
Height Adjustment and Cleaning of DoorMounted Bottle Rack
Raise the bottle rack in the direction, hold it
with both hands and take it out in the
direction. After cleaning, you can install the
rack in the reverse order and you can also
adjust the height of the rack.
Adjustment of door-mounted bottle rack
Food suggested to store in
refrigerator compartment
1.
Cooked Wheaten Food, Cans,
Milk, …Etc.
2.
Snack Food, Food Subject to Tainting,
Dairy Product
3.
Cooked Cold Meat, Sausage
4.
Fruit, Vegetables
5.
Eggs, Butter, Cheese
6.
Cans, Seasoning
7.
Drinks, Other Bottled Food
Freezer Compartment
The temperature in the freezer compartment
is very low, so it could preserve the freshness
of food for a long period of time. Those foods
which can be stored in freezer compartment
but not exceed the storage period specified
on the packaging of each kind of food.
You can take out the drawers of the freezer
compartment to increase its capacity and
store more food.
Food Suggested to Store in
Freezer Compartment
1.
The upper drawer of the freezer could
be used to store fish, meat, ice-cream
and … etc.
2.
Ice storage box is used to store the ice.
3.
The lower drawer of the freezer is used
to store fish, meat and packaged
poultry meat.
Taking-Out and Installation of
The Lower Freezer Drawer
1.
Pull out the lower freezer drawer first.
2.
Take out the two fixed screws from the
partition plate of the lower freezer
drawer with screw driver and then take
off the partition plate.
3.
Take off the rear stopper for the lower
drawer as shown by Fig. A.
4.
Take out the lower drawer body with
force as directed by the arrows in Fig. B.
5.
The installation of the lower drawer
body is conducted in the reverse order.
You should install the lower drawer
body first and then install the rear
stopper for the lower drawer as shown
in Fig. C. Finally, both sides of the
drawer shall be connected to the
position shown by the arrows
respectively.
6.
The partition plate is installed into the
corresponding slots and then is fixed
with screws. The position of the
partition plate for the lower drawer
could be adjusted according to your
preference.
DO NOT remove the lower freezer drawer if
it’s not necessary.
Big Drawer
The big drawer has a maximum load of 10kg.
Pull out and install the big drawer
1.
Pull out the big drawer;
2.
Find the hook at the left and right sides
at the drawer bottom (shown
in the figure).
3.
Hold the hook at two sides with a nose
pliers or tweezers and push it up and
out of the groove of sliding rail, and
take out the hook at the other side with
the same method.
4. Take out the drawer.
5. Install the drawer by putting the hook into
the right place.
Ice-Maker
Operating Instructions on The Ice-Maker
1.
When using your refrigerator for the
first time, start the ice-maker after
20min. The ice-maker is capable of
producing 1.0 - 1.1Kg of ice in 24hrs,
depending on the temperature of your
freezer compartment, surrounding
temperature, frequency of door
opening/closing and other working
conditions.
2.
If the ice-maker isn't used for a long
period, please close the ice-maker at
the control panel of the Refrigerator
door, clear the ice cube box and ice
storage box.
3.
When the ice marker starts again after a
long period of power off, please ensure
that ice cubes are not melted.
Otherwise, please clear the ice cube box
and ice storage box.
4.
Check the level of water tank from time
to time (if the level of water tank is too
low, ice cubes will be smaller).
5.
The ice-maker checks the ice amount
automatically and stop ice-making when
the ice storage box is full.
6.
7.
8.
When using your refrigerator for the
first time, the ice maker starts working
after the freezer compartment is cool
down for about three hours (may be
longer depends on the amount of food
stored). The ice-maker could produce
about 1.0 - 1.1Kg ice cubes within 24
hours, which may vary depending on
the temperature of freezer
compartment, surrounding
temperature, times of door
opening/closing and other working
conditions.
You will hear the sound of motor after
about two hours, which is the sound of
pump providing water to the ice maker
and doesn't indicate malfunctioning.
9.
The ice-maker is capable of automatic
water supply, ice-making and iceremoval. Please DO NOT take out the
ice cube box and add water by yourself.
It is normal that several ice cubes may
stick together or get crushed.
If you did not use the fridge for a long time,
you need to get the water out of the icemaker BEFORE using the ice-maker again,
and clean the ice-maker to make sure the
container is clean to make ice.
Take Out, Clean and Install the
Ice Cube Box
lf the ice maker isn't used for a long period,
ice cubes that are just produced might have
unpleasant smell. You must take out and
clean the ice cube box.
Open the upper drawer in the freezer
compartment, rotate the knob of ice maker
counterclockwise by 90, turn the handle from
the horizontal position to vertical position to
release the lock (as shown in Fig. 1 of Pg. 14),
pull it out (as shown in Fig. 2 of Pg. 14) and
take out the ice cube box.
Locked status
Rinse the ice cube box with warm water
below 60℃ (140°F) and DO NOT use
detergent.
Unlocked status
Air dry the ice cube box completely in case
that water droplets in the ice cube box might
cause abnormal functioning of the ice maker.
When the ice maker can't move, separate the
ice maker as shown in Fig. 1 and Fig.2. Then
install after ice cubes are melted.
Insert the ice cube box onto the rack
according to original sequence and rotate to
the locked position.
Take Out and Install the Ice
Maker
When the ice maker isn't used, it could be
taken out and the vacated space could be
used as a part of the freezer compartment.
Push the Ice Maker button on the control
panel at the refrigerator door and the
icemaking indicator light will disappears.
Open the door and take out the drawer.
Pull the ice-maker out (as shown in Fig.1),
and then downwards, so that the ice maker is
unhooked (as shown in Fig. 2).
Pull down the ice maker's power plug so that
it is detached from the ice-maker's power
socket (as shown in Fig. 3)
Install the ice maker back the original
position, push the Ice Maker button, the icemaking indicator light (Symbol) appears.
Close the refrigerator door after ice maker is
installed to the proper place, otherwise, it
might damage the ice maker.
Door Handles
Assembly Instructions of Cold Storage Door
Handle:
1.
Take the handle set bolts out from the
refrigerator, use cross recessed
screwdriver to set the bolt on the door.
Fix it tight with all the screw thread
twisted through the hole, as shown in
the figure;
2.
After the first step is completed, take
the Cold storage door handle out from
the box, place it as per direction shown
in the figure (Note: i.e. the direction
which both screw holes on the handle
are close to the edge), and hang the
handle above the set bolt;
3.
Use the small hexagon spanner supplied
in the box to set the handle fixing
socket head cap screws into both the
small screwed holes on the handle.
After they are screwed down, gently
shake the handle to test if the handles
are well erected.
Assembly Instructions of The Refrigeration
Door Handle:
The assembly steps of the refrigeration door
handle are same as the cold storage door
handle. Please note, the direction of tapping
holds are downward to the ground when
assemble the refrigerator.
Scheme of installation of
cold storage door handle
Difference between the chilling and
refrigeration handle: lie them flat, the one
with higher chordal height is the refrigeration
handle
Making Minor Adjustments Between Doors
Remember it is necessary to level your refrigerator for getting the doors perfectly even. If you need
additional help on adjusting the doors, please review previous section on leveling the refrigerator.
Do As Follows
1)
Raise the left door or the right door to make your refrigerator.
2)
Insert the supplied fastener-ring using (2) using a pair of pliers (3) in the gap between the
hinge-grommet (1) and the lower hinge (4) The number of fasten-rings you will need to insert
depends on the gap.
Installing the Water Line
Installing the Water Line
Water line installation kits are available as an
additional accessory from your dealer or at a
local hardware store.
Connecting To The Water Supply Line
1.
First, shut off the main water supply line
and turn the ice-maker off.
2.
Locate the nearest cold water supply
valve.
3.
After connecting the water supply to
the water valve, turn your main water
supply back on and flush several gallons
of water to clear the water supply line.
Connecting the Water Line to The Refrigerator
There are several items that you need to
purchase to complete this connection.
You will find these items sold as a kit at your
local hardware store.
1.First, water tubes (supplied) insert Into
corresponding hole of water connector
(supplied).
2.Second. water line installation kit (not
included) inserts into another hole of water
connector (supplied).
3.Turn water valve on and check for any
leakage
Only Connect The Water Line To A Drinkable
Water Source.
If your water line is NOT drinkable, please
add an external water filter.
If you must repair or disassemble the water
line, cut off the plastic tubing to make sure
you get a snug, leak-free connection.
Introduction Of Your Refrigerator's Functions
Initial Power-On Status
All on
Locking And Unlocking
When the “LOCK” icon
on the display screen is not illuminated, the door is not locked.
Press the CHILD LOCK button in order to activate the child-proof lock. The “LOCK” icon will illuminate
and the door will be locked. To unlock, press and hold the CHILD LOCK icon button for three seconds.
The “LOCK” icon will go out and the door will be unlocked. If no other keys are pressed within 25
seconds of the door being unlocked, it will automatically re-lock.
The below functions can be performed while in the “Unlocked” status.
Introduction Of Your Refrigerator's Functions
Energy Saving Mode
Energy Saving Mode sets the temperature in the refrigerator at 7°C and the temperature in the
freezer at-15°C, “AUTO” mode default settings are 5°C and -18 °C, respectively.
To activate the "Energy Saving" mode, press the ENERGYSAVING MODE Button, then the
"ENERGYSAVING" icon will illuminate. Enabling the energy saving mode for the refrigerator win
automatically disable all other modes.
To De-Activate “Energy Saving” Mode, Do Any Of The Following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Select another mode.
Press REF. TEMP, or FRZ. TEMP, to exit setup.
Press ENERGYSAVING MODE button to exit the energy-saving mode when any of the above
situations occur.
Press AUTO MODE to exit the energy-saving mode when any of above situations occurs.
Auto Mode
This function will set the temperature of the refrigerator to 5°Cand the freezer compartment to 18°C . If the refrigerator compartment is turned off, the auto mode will still be in effect for the
freezer compartment.
To activate Auto Mode: Press AUTO MODE and the “AUTO” icon will illuminate, indicating the
activation of “AUTO MODE” .Selecting “AUTO MODE” will automatically de-activate all other modes.
To toggle between Celsius and Fahrenheit display, press and hold the “AUTO MODE” button for 3
seconds. .
To de-activate AUTO MODE:
1. Select another mode
2. Press REF. TEMP, or FRZ. TEMP, to exit setup.
Fast-Cooling Mode
This mode is used to counteract a sudden rise in the temperature of the refrigerator compartment,
such as when a large amount of items is placed into the refrigerator after a trip to the supermarket.
The compressor will work for longer cycles to maintain the desired temperature.
To activate the mode: Press REF Temp for three seconds and the “Super Cool ” icon will illuminate.
When the fast-cooling mode is activated for the refrigerator compartment, all other modes are
automatically de-activated.
The “Fast-Cooling” mode can be de-activated by doing any of the following:
1. Activate the “Energy-Saving” or “AUTO” mode;
2. Press REF. TEMP, to adjust the temperature;
3. Hold down REF. TEMP, for three seconds. When the temperature of the refrigerator
compartment reaches the set temperature, “Fast-cooling” mode will be automatically deactivated
Introduction Of Your Refrigerator's Functions
Fast-Freezing Mode
This function is used to counteract a sudden rise in the freezer compartment in order to preserve
the nutritional content of the food. it is recommended that this mode be activated at least two
hours before a large quantity of items is placed into the freezer.
To activate the “Fast-freezing” mode: Press FRZ Temp for three seconds and the Super Frz. icon will
illuminate. When the “Fast-freezing” mode is activated for the freezer compartment, and the
“Energy-saving” mode or AUTO MODE will automatically be de-activated.
The “Fast-Freezing” mode can be de-activated by doing any of the following:
1.
Activate the “Energy-saving” or “AUTO” MODE,
2.
Press FRZ. TEMP. to adjust the temperature,
3.
Press and hold “FRZ. TEMP”. for three seconds. When the temperature of the freezer
compartment reaches the set temperature, “Fast-freezing” mode will be automatically deactivated.
Turning Off The Refrigerator Compartment
The refrigerator compartment can be independently turned off. When the refrigerator
compartment is turned off, the freezer compartment will remain working. This function is
recommended when the refrigerator compartment will remain empty for a long period of time.
To independently turn off the refrigerator compartment, Press and hold the ENERGY SAVING MODE
button for three seconds. The “Refrigerator Compartment “icon will go out and the “OFF” icon will
illuminate. The REFRIGERATOR TEMPERATURE digital display will read shows “—”. To turn the
refrigerator compartment back on, press and hold the “Energy Saving” button for three seconds.
The “Refrigerator compartment” icon will illuminate, the “OFF” icon will go out, and the
REFRIGERATOR TEMPERATURE digital display will return to normal.
To Set The Temperature Of The Refrigerator Compartment
Press the REF. TEMP. button and the REFRIGERATOR TEMPERATURE digital display will illuminate. To
change the temperature setting, press the REF.TEMP. button again, until the desired temperature is
displayed. The temperature of the refrigerator compartment can be adjusted between 8 and 2
degrees C with a step of 1°C or between 36 and 46 degrees Fahrenheit with a step of 1°F.
Introduction Of Your Refrigerator's Functions
To Set The Temperature Of The Freezer C Compartment
Press the FRZ.TEMP button and the Freezer Temperature digital display will illuminate. To change the
temperature setting, press the FRZ. TEMP. button again, until the desired temperature is displayed.
The temperature of the freezer compartment can be adjusted between -13 and -22 degrees C with a
step of 1°C or between 9 and -8 degrees Fahrenheit with a step of 1 °F.
Function Of Light-Wave Fresh-Keeping Lamp In The Crispers.
Use light waves to keep fruit and vegetable for photosynthesis, in order to extend the growth period
and make preservation effectively.
Light- wave fresh-keeping lamp will be on when the refrigerator door open, the lamp will be off after
the door open lasts for 1 minutes. Light- wave fresh-keeping lamp will be on for 10 minutes, off for 5
minutes after the refrigerator door closed, this cycle is 15 minutes.
Ice-Making
To activate the ice maker, press the ”ICE-MAKING” and the “ICE- MAKING” icon will illuminate. The
ice maker will begin to make ice.
To turn off the ice maker, press ”ICE-MAKER”. The ice maker will stop making ice. When the freezer
temperature is below -5℃, the ice marker may need 135 minutes to 240 minutes to complete ice
making due to different ambient temperature.
Backlight Action
When the refrigerator/ freezer door is open or any button is pressed, the Function Display Screen will
become illuminated. The Function Display will turn off after 30 seconds of illuminating If no button is
pressed and the refrigerator/freezer door remained open.
Cleaning And Maintenance
Refrigerator's Maintenance and Repair:
Cleaning
Clean regularly to remove dust from the back of refrigerator and ground.
Clean regularly the space inside the refrigerator to avoid any unpleasant smell.
Before cleaning, pull out the power cord and use soft towels and neutral detergent and clean it
thoroughly with clear water. It is recommended to clean the power cord/plug once in a half year.
Never Use Following Substances To Clean The Space Inside The Refrigerator:
Alkaline or weakly alkaline detergent (it might cause cracking of the liner and plastic parts).
Soap powder, benzoline, thinner, alcohol…etc. (might damage plastic parts). Wipe off edible oil or
food spill immediately to maintain clean storage space.
Lights Replacement
The lighting can only be replacing by Thor Group authorized service professionals..
Refrigerator Compartment Keep Fresh With Optical Wave (Only Some Models)
Keep fresh with optical wave--- use the optical-wave lamp to maintain the Photosynthesis of fruit and
vegetables, prolong the growth period and keep it fresh effectively.
Power Shutdown
When the refrigerator is not using for a long period of time:
Pull off the power cord to reduce the risk of electric shock or fire due to aging power cables.
Clean the storage space inside the refrigerator
Keep the refrigerator door open for a period of time for drying, close the door with a small gap left to
avoid unpleasant odor grow inside the storage area.
Power Outage
Reduce the frequency of opening refrigerator door during power outage, do not put any fresh food
into the refrigerator until the power comes back.
Disposal
When you discard an unused refrigerator, remove the door seal to avoid locking children inside the
refrigerator.
Child Safety And Potential Danger Of Unused Refrigerator
Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer:
1. Take off the doors.
2. Leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily to climb inside.
Solutions To Problems
Please read the following contents before repair request:
If the situation doesn't turn better after you have checked all above items, please contact with the
after-sales Service Centers. If power cables are damaged, please get it changed by the repairmen
designated by our Service Centers to avoid any risk
Normal phenomena not regarded as malfunctioning
Refrigerant inside the capillary tubes of the refrigerator flow in high speed and might have a few
amounts of bubbles. Hence, irregular noises might appear at the outlet.
When the air humidity is excessively high, moisture or water droplets might appear around the
refrigerator's door. You just need to wipe it off.
No extension cord used
Thor Group Refrigerator Warranty
2 YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ON PARTS AND LABOR
For two year from the date of purchase, when this refrigerator is operated and maintained according
to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Thor Group will pay for Factory Specified
Parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship that existed when this major
appliance was purchased. Service must be provided by a Thor Group designated service technician.
YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL BE PRODUCT REPAIR AS
PROVIDED HEREIN. This limited warranty is valid only in the United States or Canada and applies only
when the major appliance is used in the country in which it was purchased. Proof of original purchase
date is required to obtain service under this limited warranty.
ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM WARRANTY
This limited warranty does not cover:
1. Replacement parts or repair labor if this major appliance is used for other than normal, singlefamily household use or when it is used in a manner that is inconsistent to published user or
operator instructions and/or installation instructions.
2. Service calls to correct the installation of your major appliance, to instruct you on how to use
your major appliance, to replace or repair house fuses, or to correct house wiring or plumbing.
3. Service calls to repair or replace appliance light bulbs, air filters or water filters. Consumable
parts are excluded from warranty coverage.
4. Damage resulting from accident, alteration, misuse, abuse, fire, flood, acts of God, improper
installation, installation not in accordance with electrical or plumbing codes, or use of products
not approved by Thor Group.
5. Cosmetic damage, including scratches, dents, chips or other damage to the finish of your major
appliance, unless such damage results from defects in materials or workmanship and is reported
to Thor Group within 30 days from the date of purchase.
6. Any food or medicine loss due to refrigerator or freezer product failures.
7. Pickup and delivery. This major appliance is intended to be repaired in your home.
8. Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance.
9. Expenses for travel and transportation for product service if your major appliance is located in a
remote area where service by an authorized Thor Group servicer is not available.
10. The removal and reinstallation of your major appliance if it is installed in an inaccessible location
or is not installed in accordance with Thor Group’s published installation instructions.
11. Replacement parts or repair labor on major appliances with original model/serial numbers that
have been removed, altered or cannot be easily determined.
12. Discoloration, rust, or oxidation of stainless steel surfaces.
The cost of repair or replacement under these excluded circumstances shall be borne by the customer.
DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES
IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR IMPLIED
WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO TWO YEAR OR THE SHORTEST
PERIOD ALLOWED BY LAW. Some states and provinces do not allow limitations on the duration of
implied warranties of merchantability or fitness, so this limitation may not apply to you. This
warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you also may have other rights that vary from state to
state or province to province.
LIMITATION OF REMEDIES; EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL BE PRODUCT REPAIR AS
PROVIDED HEREIN. THOR GROUP SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES. Some states and provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or
consequential damages, so these limitations and exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives
you specific legal rights, and you also may have other rights that vary from state to state or province
to province. If outside the 50 United States, contact Thor Group Service Department to determine if
another warranty applies.
For Additional Product Information, Visit www.ThorKitchen.Com.

If you do not have access to the Internet and you need assistance using your product or you
would like to schedule service, you may contact Thor Group at the number below.

Have your complete model number ready. You can find your model number and serial
number on the label, located on the inside wall of the refrigerator compartment.

For assistance or service in the U.S.A., call 1-877-288-8099.

If you need further assistance, you can write to Thor Group with any questions or concerns at
the address below:
Thor Group
Customer Service Department
13831 Oaks Avenue
Chino, CA 91710.
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
Please keep all provided instructions and your model number information for future reference.
Warranty and Product Registration
Model Number
______________________
Serial No.
_______________________
Date of Purchase
______________________
Purchaser
_______________________
Dealer
______________________
Suburb
_______________________
Town
______________________
Country
_______________________
Note: You must provide proof of purchased or installation date for in-warranty service.
HRF3601F Refrigerator with French Doors & Dual Freezer Drawers
Lighting
High-Efficiency LED Lighting
Defrost process refrigerator section
Frost-free
Number of shelves - refrigerator
Adjustable shelves - refrigerator
Shelf material - refrigerator
Type of shelves - refrigerator
Gallon storage bins
Humidity control drawer
Water filter
Defrost process freezer section
Counter depth French door
2-drawer freezer provides better organization
A full-width Chiller Drawer provides flexible storage
Retractable Shelf designed to fit taller items with ease
Dual cycle and dual air-cooled refrigeration system
2 large humidity controlled fresh food drawers
Automatic ice-maker
Number of drawers - freezer
5
4 half-width
Tempered glass
Tempered glass
4
2
No
Automatic
2
Ice maker
Yes
2 Egg Trays
Ice scoop
Capacity
Total unit gross capacity (cu. ft.) – AHAM
Refrigerator gross capacity (cu. ft.)
Freezer gross capacity (cu. ft.)
15.16
5.69
Technical Details
Rated Current (A)
2.7 A
Defrost Current (A)
Volts (V)
Frequency (Hz)
Plug type
3.5 A
115 V
60 Hz
120V-3 prong
Refrigerant
R134a, 6.35 oz.
Dimensions & Weight
Required cutout size (H x W x D) (in.)
Net weight (lbs)
Accessories Included
Toe kick trim cover
20.85
Appliance dimensions (H x W x D) (in.)
Features & Benefits
69 7/8" x 35 3/4" x 28 3/4"
70" x 36" x 25"
293.2 lbs
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