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Instruction Manual
2.1 CU. FT. Upright Freezer
UF-214W (WHITE)
UF-214SS (STAINLESS STEEL)
SAFETY WARNINGS
1)
WARNING―Keep ventilation openings, in the appliance enclosure or in the built-in structure,
clear of obstruction.
2) WARNING―Do not use mechanical devices or other means to accelerate the defrosting
process, other than those recommended by the manufacturer.
3)
WARNING―Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
4)
WARNING―Do not use electrical appliances inside the food storage compartments of the
appliance, unless they are of the type recommended by the manufacturer.
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WARNING―DANGER: Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old refrigerator
or freezer:
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Take off the doors
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Leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.
6) The appliance has to be unplugged before carrying out user maintenance on the appliance.
7) 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.
8) If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or
similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
9) Please abandon the refrigerator according to local regulators as the unit contains flammable
blowing gas and refrigerant.
10) Follow local regulations regarding disposal of the appliance due to flammable refrigerant
and blowing gas. Before you dispose the appliance, please take off the doors to prevent
children from being trapped.
11) This appliance is intended to be used in household and similar applications such as
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staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working environments;
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farm houses and by clients in hotels, motels and other residential type environments;
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bed and breakfast type environments;
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catering and similar non-retail applications.
12) Do not store explosive substances such as aerosol cans with a flammable propellant in this
appliance.
IT IS HAZARDOUS FOR ANYONE OTHER THAN AUTHORISED SERVICE PERSONNEL TO
CARRY OUT SERVICES OR REPAIRS INVOLVING THE REMOVAL OF COVERS.
TO AVOID THE RISK OF AN ELECTRICAL SHOCK DO NOT ATTEMPT REPAIRS YOURSELF.
Warning: This appliance must be earthed.
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Dear customer:
Thank you for buying this upright freezer. To ensure that you get the best results from your new freezer,
please take the time to read through the simple instructions in this booklet.
Please ensure that the packing material is disposed in accordance with the current environmental
requirements.
As old refrigerator equipments may contain CFC’s, which will damage the ozone layer, when disposing of any
refrigerator equipment please contact your local waste disposal department for advice on safe disposal.
This appliance must be only used for its intended purpose.
INSTALLATION
When selecting a location for your unit, please make sure the floor is flat and firm. The space should be well
ventilated. Avoid locating unit near a heat source, e.g. cooker, boiler or radiator. Also avoid direct sunlight as
it may increase electrical consumption.
Keep a clearance of at least 4 inches around the unit.
USE OF THE APPLIANCE
Before plugging in your freezer for the first time, remove all packing material and clean the freezer with a
lukewarm water and baking soda solution. Wipe dry with soft cloth.
Temperature Control
The freezer temperature is controlled by the thermostat control knob located inside the freezer. Turn the
knob up or down to regulate the temperature inside the freezer. The markings on the control knob are:
MIN, NOR, MAX and OFF: MIN being the warmest setting and MAX being the coldest setting. It is
recommended to set at the NOR position for normal use.
Storing Frozen Food
When using the freezer for the first time or after defrosting, turn the temperature control to MAX for at least
two hours before introducing the food to be stored.
All frozen food products you purchase should be placed in the freezer as soon as possible to avoid the frozen
food from defrosting. Storage recommendation printed on the packaging of frozen food by the
manufacturers should always be followed.
Freezing Fresh Food
Ensure that your freezing operations are carried out under the most hygienic conditions as freezing alone
does not sterilize the food. It is advisable to freeze the food by packing it into separate meal portions and not
in bulk form. Never put hot or even warm foodstuffs into the freezer. Prior to storage, pack food in plastic
bags, aluminum sheets or freezing containers. See the data sheet at the end of this booklet for the maximum
permissible amount of fresh food that can be frozen in any 24 hour period with a room temperature of 77°F.
Never freeze more than the maximum permissible.
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Defrosting
Turn the control dial to OFF position and unplug from power source. Open the door and remove all contents
to a cool place. Defrost using a plastic scraper or let the temperature rise naturally until the frost melts. Then
wipe away remaining ice and water.
Plug unit back in and reset thermostat control dial.
Cleaning your freezer
Turn the control dial to OFF position and unplug before cleaning. Wipe with cloth soaked in lukewarm water
and baking soda solution. Then wipe dry with a soft cloth.
Plug unit back in and reset the thermostat control dial.
Troubleshooting
Before calling for service, please check the following:
The freezer is not working
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Check if plug is firmly inserted into the wall socket
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Check if there is power to the wall socket by plugging in another appliance.
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Check the fuse in freezer plug.
The freezer is noisy when running
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Check if freezer is leveled and if it’s in contact with another appliance or kitchen furniture.
The freezer does not cool sufficiently
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The door may have been opened too frequently or was left open for a while. Please allow some time for
the freezer to reach its set temperature.
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Insufficient clearance around the unit. Be sure unit has enough clearance for proper airflow.
The following characteristics are normal and should not be looked upon as a problem.
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A gentle tricking sound caused by coolant flowing the pipe.
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Compressor operating at high temperature.
PROLONGED OFF PERIODS
If the freezer is not to be used for a long period of time, proceed as follows:
Set control dial to OFF position and disconnect from the main supply.
Clean and dry the inside as instructed under “Cleaning your Freezer” section.
Leave the door open to prevent mold/mildew growth and unpleasant smells.
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Usage tips:
Try not to open the door too often, especially when the weather is wet and hot. Once you open
the door, mind to close it as soon as possible.
Check the unit’s ventilation periodically to ensure adequate air circulation behind the unit.
For household refrigerating appliances, under normal temperature conditions, please set the
thermostat at the middle setting.
Make sure food is cooled to ambient temperature before loading into the appliance.
Ice and frost layer increase energy consumption, please defrost when frost is 3-5 mm thick.
Keep the rear condenser free of dust and impurities.
Disposal:
Old units still have some residual value. An environmentally friendly method of disposal will
ensure that valuable raw materials can be recovered and used again. The refrigerant used in your
unit and insulation materials require special disposal procedures. Ensure that none of the pipes
on the back of the unit are damaged prior to disposal. Up to date information concerning options
of disposing of your old unit and packaging from the new one can be obtained from your local
council office.
When disposing an old unit, break off any locks or latches and remove the door as a safeguard.
Correct Disposal of this product
Correct Disposal of this product
This marking indicates that this product should not be disposed with other
household wastes. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health
from uncontrolled waste disposal, recycle it responsibly to promote the
sustainable reuse of material resources.
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Your Guarantee
If this product is found to be faulty as a result of faulty materials or
workmanship within one year from date of purchase, it will be repaired
free of charge.
This guarantee is subject to the following terms:
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Sunpentown must be notified of the fault.
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Proof of purchase must be presented to Sunpentown’s nominated representative.
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The warranty will be void if the product if modified, misused or repaired by an
unauthorized person.
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The warranty after repair will not be extended beyond the original one-year period.
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All replacement parts will be new or reconditioned.
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Parts, which are replaced, become the property of Sunpentown.
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The warranty applies for the use of the product in the USA only.
What is NOT COVERED:
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Warranty does not include freight charges.
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Incidental or consequential damage caused by possible defects with this product.
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Damage to product caused by improper power supply voltage, accident, fire, floods or
acts of nature.
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Failure of product resulting from unauthorized modifications to the product.
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Improper installation or failure to perform the necessary maintenance.
This GUARANTEE is in addition to your Statutory Rights
SUNPENTOWN INTERNATIONAL INC.
14625 Clark Ave. City of Industry, CA 91745
Tel: 800-330-0388
service@sunpentown.com
www.sunpentown.com
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