Hotpoint Freezer FZ150P User manual

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Operating Instructions
FREEZER
Contents
GB
English
Installation, 2-3
Positioning and connection
Reversible doors
Description of the appliance, 4
Overall view
Start-up and use, 5
Starting the appliance
Using the freezer to its full potential
Maintenance and care, 6
Switching the appliance off
Cleaning the appliance
Avoiding mould and unpleasant odours
Precautions and tips, 7
FZ150G
FZ150P
General safety
Disposal
Respecting and conserving the environment
Troubleshooting, 8
Guarantee, 9
After Sales Service, 10
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Installation
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! Before placing your new appliance into operation please
read these operating instructions carefully. They contain
important information for safe use, for installation and for
care of the appliance.
! Please keep these operating instructions for future
reference. Pass them on to possible new owners of the
appliance.
Positioning and connection
Positioning
1. Place the appliance in a well-ventilated humidity-free room.
2. Do not obstruct the rear fan grills. The compressor and
condenser give off heat and require good ventilation to
operate correctly and save energy.
3. Leave a space of at least 10 cm between the top part of the
appliance and any furniture above it, and at least 5 cm
between the sides and any furniture/side walls.
4. Ensure the appliance is away from any sources of heat
(direct sunlight, electric stove, etc.).
5. In order to maintain the correct distance between the
appliance and the wall behind it, fit the spacers supplied
in the installation kit, following the instructions provided.
Levelling
1. Install the appliance on a level and rigid floor.
2. If the floor is not perfectly horizontal, adjust the
refrigerator by tightening or loosening the rear feet.
Electrical connections
After the appliance has been transported, carefully place it
vertically and wait at least 3 hours before connecting it to
the electricity mains. Before inserting the plug into the
electrical socket ensure the following:
• The appliance is earthed and the plug is compliant with
the law.
• The socket can withstand the maximum power of the
appliance, which is indicated on the data plate located
inside the freezer (e.g. 150 W).
• The voltage is in the range of values indicated on the
data plate located inside the freezer (e.g. 220-240V).
• The socket is compatible with the plug of the appliance. If
the socket is incompatible with the plug, ask an authorised
technician to replace it (see Assistance). Do not use
extension cords or multiple sockets.
! Once the appliance has been installed, the power supply
cable and the electrical socket must be easily accessible.
! The cable must not be bent or compressed.
! The cable must be checked regularly and replaced by
authorised technicians only (see Assistance).
! The manufacturer declines any liability should
these safety measures not be observed.
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Connection of the water supply
To carry this out, use the kit provided which contains all
the necessary elements for connection to the water supply.
To improve the performance of the Aqua Care, we
recommend that you fit a tap with a filter on the pipe for
the connection to the water system: in this way it will be
possible to manually interrupt the water supply during long
periods in which Aqua Care is not used.
! The water pressure inside the water system must be
between 0.8 bar and 8 bar.
! The appliance must only be connected to a water supply
suitable for drinking.
Your appliance is supplied with a 13amp fused plug that
can be plugged into a 13amp socket for immediate use.
Before using the appliance please read the instructions
below.
WARNING:
THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED.
Replacing fuse covers:
When replacing a faulty fuse, a 13amp ASTA approved
fuse to BS 1362 should always be used and the fuse
cover re-fitted.
If the fuse cover is lost, the plug must not be used until a
replacement is obtained.
Replacement fuse covers:
If a replacement fuse cover is fitted, it must be of the
correct colour as indicated by the coloured marking or the
colour that is embossed in words on the base of the plug.
Changing the plug:
Removing the plug
If your appliance has a non-rewireable moulded plug and
you should wish to remove it to add a longer cable or to
re-route the mains cable through partitions, units etc.
please ensure that either:
- The plug is replaced by a fused 13amp rewireable plug bearing the BSI mark of
approval.
or
- The mains cable is wired directly into a
13amp cable outlet, controlled by a
switch (in compliance with BS 5733)
which is accessible without moving the
appliance.
Disposing of the plug
Cut off and dispose of the supplied plug if it does not fit
your socket. The cable should be cut as close as possible
to the moulded plug.
Remove the fuse.
Reversible door
WARNING:
To avoid a shock hazard do not insert the discarded
plug into a socket anywhere else.
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Fitting a new plug
IMPORTANT:
WIRES IN THE MAINS LEAD ARE COLOURED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING CODE...
Green and Yellow
Blue
Brown
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- Earth
- Neutral
- Live
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead may not
correspond with the coloured markings identifying the
terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:
- Connect Green and Yellow wire to terminal marked
or coloured Green and Yellow.
'E' or
- Connect Brown wire to terminal marked 'L' or coloured
red or brown.
- Connect Blue wire to terminal marked 'N' or coloured
Black or Blue.
If a 13amp plug (BS 1363) is used it must be
fitted with a 13amp fuse. A 15amp plug must be protected
by a 15amp fuse, either in the plug or adaptor or at the
distribution board.
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If you are in any doubt about the electrical
supply to your machine, consult a qualified
electrician before use.
CE Marking certifies that this appliance conforms to
the following EEC directives :
Low Voltage Equipment - 73/23/EEC & 93/68 EEC
Electromagnetic Compatibility 89/336/EEC, 92/31/EEC
& 93/68/EEC
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Description of the
appliance
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Overall view
The instructions contained in this manual are applicable to different model refrigerators. The diagrams may not directly
represent the appliance purchased.
TEMPERATURE
CONTROL Knob
SUPER FREEZE
Button
FREEZER and
STORAGE
compartment
STORAGE
compartment
Levelling FEET
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SUPER FREEZE
Indicator light
WARNING
Indicator light
POWER
Indicator light
Start-up and use
Starting the appliance
! Before starting the appliance, follow the installation
instructions (see Installation).
! Before connecting the appliance, clean the
compartments and accessories well with lukewarm water
and bicarbonate.
! The appliance comes with a motor protection control
system which makes the compressor start approximately 8
minutes after being switched on. The compressor also
starts each time the power supply is cut off whether
voluntarily or involuntarily (blackout).
1. Insert the plug into the socket and make sure that the
green POWER indicator light illuminates (the
TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT knob must be in the
OFF position).
2. Turn the TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT knob to an
average value and press the SUPER FREEZE button
(rapid freezing): the SUPER FREEZE indicator light will
illuminate. It will switch off once the freezer has reached
its optimal temperature. At this point food may be
placed inside the appliance.
- for large quantities which are greater than the maximum
load indicated on the data plate, hold down the rapid
freezing SUPER FREEZE button until the corresponding
indicator light begins to flash. After 24 hours the indicator
light stops flashing and remains on constantly. Place the
food inside the freezer and close the door. After another
24 hours, the function will be disabled automatically
(indicator light goes out).
! Do not open the door during freezing.
! If there is a power cut or malfunction, do not open the
freezer door. This will help maintain the temperature
inside the freezer, ensuring that foods are conserved for
at least 9 -14 hours.
Using the freezer to its full potential
• Use the TEMPERATURE CONTROL knob to adjust the
temperature.
MIN = warmest
MAX = coldest
is the optimal temperature for energy saving levels.
We recommend, however, a medium position.
• Do not re-freeze food that is defrosting or that has
already been defrosted. These foods must be cooked
and eaten (within 24 hours).
• Fresh food that needs to be frozen must not come into
contact with food that has already been defrosted. Fresh
food must be stored in the top FREEZER and STORAGE
compartment.
• Do not place glass bottles which contain liquids, and
which are corked or hermetically sealed in the freezer
because they could break.
• The maximum quantity of food that may be frozen daily is
indicated on the plate containing the technical properties
located within the freezer (for example: Kg/24h: 4).
• To freeze (if the freezer is already operating):
- for small quantities which are less than those indicated
on the data plate, press the rapid freezing SUPER
FREEZE button (corresponding yellow indicator light
illuminates), insert the food and close the door. The
function is disabled automatically after 24 hours or when
optimal temperatures have been reached (indicator light
goes out);
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Maintenance and care
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Switching the appliance off
During cleaning and maintenance it is necessary to
disconnect the appliance from the electricity supply:
1. set the TEMPERATURE CONTROL Knob on OFF;
2. pull the plug out of the socket.
! If this procedure is not followed, the alarm may sound.
This alarm does not indicate a malfunction. To restore
normal operation, turn the TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT
knob to the OFF position and then turn it back to the
desired value. To disconnect the appliance, follow point 1
and 2.
Cleaning the appliance
• The external and internal parts, as well as the rubber
seals may be cleaned using a sponge that has been
soaked in lukewarm water and bicarbonate of soda or
neutral soap. Do not use solvents, abrasive products,
bleach or ammonia.
• The removable accessories may be soaked in warm
water and soap or dishwashing liquid. Rinse and dry
them carefully.
• The back of the appliance may collect dust which can
be removed by delicately using the hose of a vacuum
cleaner set on medium power. The appliance must be
switched off and the plug must be pulled out before
cleaning the appliance.
Avoiding mould and unpleasant odours
• The appliance is manufactured with hygienic materials
which are odour free. In order to maintain an odour free
refrigerator and to prevent the formation of stains, food
must always be covered or sealed properly.
• If you want to switch the appliance off for an extended
period of time, clean the inside and leave the doors
open.
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Precautions and tips
! The appliance was designed and manufactured in
compliance with international safety standards. The
following warnings are provided for safety reasons and
must be read carefully.
This appliance complies with the following
Community Directives:
- 73/23/EEC of 19/02/73 (Low Voltage) and
subsequent amendments;
-89/336/EEC of 03.05.89 (Electromagnetic
Compatibility) and subsequent amendments;
- 2002/96/CE..
General safety
• The appliance was designed for domestic use inside the
home and is not intended for commercial or industrial use.
• The appliance must be used to store and freeze food
products by adults only and according to the instructions
in this manual.
• The appliance must not be installed outdoors, even in
covered areas. It is extremely dangerous to leave the
appliance exposed to rain and storms.
• Do not touch the appliance with bare feet or with wet or
moist hands and feet.
• WARNING: do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
• Do not touch the internal cooling elements:
cause skin abrasions or frost/freezer burns.
this could
• When unplugging the appliance always pull the plug from
the mains socket, do not pull on the cable.
• Before cleaning and maintenance, always switch off the
appliance and disconnect it from the electrical supply. It is
not sufficient to set the temperature adjustment knobs on
OFF (appliance off) to eliminate all electrical contact.
• In the case of a malfunction, under no circumstances
should you attempt to repair the appliance yourself.
Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause
injury or further malfunctioning of the appliance.
• Do not use utensils other than the scraper provided, or
electrical equipment which is not of the type specified by
the manufacturer, inside the frozen food storage
compartments.
Disposal
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• Observe local environmental standards when
disposing packaging material for recycling purposes.
• The European Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste
Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), requires
that old household electrical appliances must not be
disposed of in the normal unsorted municipal waste
stream. Old appliances must be collected separately
in order to optimise the recovery and recycling of the
materials they contain and reduce the impact on
human health and the environment. The crossed out
“wheeled bin” symbol on the product reminds you of
your obligation, that when you dispose of the
appliance it must be separately collected.
Consumers should contact their local authority or
retailer for information concerning the correct disposal
of their old appliance.
Respecting and conserving the
environment
• Install the appliance in a fresh and well-ventilated
room. Ensure that it is protected from direct sunlight
and do not place it near heat sources.
• Try to avoid keeping the door open for long periods or
opening the door too frequently in order to conserve
energy.
• Do not fill the appliance with too much food: cold air
must circulate freely for food to be preserved properly.
If circulation is impeded, the compressor will work
continuously.
• Do not place hot food directly into the refrigerator. The
internal temperature will increase and force the
compressor to work harder and will consume more
energy.
• Regularly check the door seals and wipe clean to
ensure they are free of debris and to prevent cold air
from escaping (see Maintenance).
• Do not put ice cubes taken directly from the freezer into
your mouth.
• Do not allow children to tamper with the controls or play
with the appliance. Under no circumstance should they be
allowed to sit on the bins or to hang from the door.
• Keep packaging material out of the reach of children! It can
become a choking or suffocation hazard.
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Troubleshooting
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If the appliance does not work, before calling for Assistance (see Assistance), check for a solution from the following list.
Malfunctions:
Possible causes / Solutions:
The green POWER indicator light
does not illuminate.
• The plug has not been inserted into the electrical socket, or not far enough
to make contact, or there is no power in the house.
The motor does not start.
• The appliance comes with a motor protection control (see Start-up and use).
The red ALARM indicator light is
illuminated.
a) The temperature in the freezer is too high. Check the quality of the food
products and dispose if necessary.
The red ALARM indicator light is
flashing.
b) The temperature in the freezer has reached a dangerous level. The food
must be disposed immediately.
a/b) In both these cases the freezer will maintain a certain temperature so
that the food does not re-freeze.
To restore normal operation bring the TEMPERATURE CONTROL knob
setting to OFF and turn the appliance on again.
The ALARM indicator light remains
illuminated constantly.
• The door is not closed properly or has been open continuously.
• The door has been opened too frequently.
• The TEMPERATURE CONTROL knob is not in the correct position.
The motor runs continuously.
• The SUPER FREEZE button has been pressed: the yellow SUPER FREEZE
indicator light is on (see Description).
• The door is not closed properly or is continuously opened.
• The outside ambient temperature is very high.
The appliance makes a lot of noise.
• The appliance has not been installed on a level surface (see Installation).
• The appliance has been installed between cabinets that vibrate and make
noise.
• The internal refrigerant makes a slight noise even when the compressor is
off. This is not a defect, it is normal.
The green POWER indicator light is
flashing.
• The appliance is not operating correctly. Contact the Technical Assistance
Centre.
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Guarantee
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12 Months Parts and Labour Guarantee
Your appliance has the benefit of our manufacturer’s guarantee, which covers the cost of breakdown repairs
for twelve months from the date of purchase.
This gives you the reassurance that if, within that time, your appliance is proven to be defective because of
either workmanship or materials, we will, at our discretion, either repair or replace the appliance at no cost
to you.
This guarantee is subject to the following conditions:
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The appliance has been installed and operated correctly and in accordance with our
operating and maintenance instructions.
The appliance is used only on the electricity or gas supply printed on the rating plate.
The appliance has been used for normal domestic purposes only.
The appliance has not been altered, serviced, maintained, dismantled, or otherwise
interfered with by any person not authorised by us.
Any repair work must be undertaken by us or our appointed agent.
Any parts removed during repair work or any appliance that is replaced become our property.
The appliance is used in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland.
The guarantee does not cover:
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Damage resulting from transportation, improper use, neglect or interference or as a result of improper
installation.
Replacement of any consumable item or accessory . These include but are not limited to: plugs,
cables, batteries, light bulbs, fluorescent tubes and starters, covers and filters.
Replacement of any removable parts made of glass or plastic.
THIS GUARANTEE WILL NOT APPLY IF THE APPLIANCE HAS BEEN USED IN COMMERCIAL OR
NON-DOMESTIC PREMISES.
5 Year Parts Guarantee
Hotpoint also offers you a free 5 year parts guarantee. This additional guarantee is conditional on you
registering your appliance with us and the parts being fitted by one of our authorised engineers. There will
be a charge for our engineer's time. To activate the extra parts warranty on your appliance, simply call our
registration line on 0870 6092094 (ROI 01 230 0800).
Extended Guarantees
We offer a selection of repair protection plans that enable you to fully cover yourself against the expense of
repair bills for the life of your policy. To find the ideal plan for you please call our advice line on 08709 088
088 (ROI 01 230 0233).
Free Helpdesk Service
We have a dedicated team who can provide free advice and assistance with your appliance if you
experience any technical difficulties within the first 90 days of ownership. Simply call our Hotpoint Service
Hotline on 08709 066 066 (ROI 0818 313 413) for telephone assistance, or, where necessary, to arrange for
an engineer to call. If we cannot resolve the technical problem we will replace your machine or, if you prefer,
give you your money back.
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After Sales Service
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No one is better placed to care for your Hotpoint appliance during the course of its working life than us - the
manufacturer.
Essential Contact Information
Hotpoint Service
We are the largest service team in Europe offering you access to 400 skilled telephone advisors and 1100
fully qualified engineers on call to ensure you receive fast, reliable, local service.
UK: 08709 066 066
Republic of Ireland: 0818 313 413
www.hotpointservice.co.uk
Please note: Our advisors will require the following information:
Model number:
Serial number:
Parts and Accessories
We supply a full range of genuine replacement parts as well as accessory products that protect and hygienically
clean your appliance to keep it looking good and functioning efficiently throughout its life.
UK: 08709 077 077
Republic of Ireland: 0818 313 413
www.hotpointservice.co.uk
Appliance Registration
We want to give you additional benefits of Hotpoint ownership. To activate your free 5 year parts guarantee you
must register your appliance with us.
UK: 0870 6092094
Republic of Ireland: 01 230 0800
www.hotpointservice.co.uk
Indesit Company UK Ltd. Morley Way, Peterborough, PE2 9JB
Indesit Company Unit 49 Airways Industrial Estate,Dublin 17
Recycling & Disposal Information
As part of Hotpoint's continued commitment to helping the environment, Hotpoint reserves the right to use quality,
recycled components to keep down customer costs and minimise material wastage.
Please dispose of packaging and old appliances carefully. Please see section “Precautions and tips” for details
about disposal legislation. To minimise the risk of injury to children, remove the door, plug and cut the mains
cable off flush with the appliance. Dispose of these parts separately to ensure that the appliance can no longer be
plugged into a mains socket, and the door cannot be locked shut.
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