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Whirlpool WHE39392 T Instruction for Use
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
DIAGRAM OF THE APPLIANCE (Fig. 1)
A. Handle.
B. Safety lock (if provided).
C. Gasket.
D. Separator (if provided).
E. Defrost water drain plug.
F. Control panel.
G. Side motor cooling grille.
DIAGRAM OF THE CONTROL PANEL (Fig. 2)
1. Red indicator lamp: flashes to indicate an alarm
condition (see section “TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE”).
2. Yellow indicator lamp: when on, indicates that the
Turbo freeze function has been activated (see section
“TURBO FREEZE FUNCTION”)
3. Green indicator lamps: indicate that the appliance in
ON, the set temperature and activation of the fast freeze
function (“Shopping”).
4. Setting button: to update the set temperature, to
activate/deactivate the fast freeze function (“Shopping”)
and to activate/deactivate the “Turbo freeze” function.
BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
Your new appliance is designed to be used in the
household and similar applications such as:
- kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working
environments
- farm houses
- by clients in hotels, motels, residences, bed &
breakfasts.
The product must only be used to store frozen food, to
freeze fresh food and to make ice.
Regulations require the appliance to be earthed. The
manufacturer declines all liability for injury to persons
or animals and for damage to property resulting
from failure to observe the above procedures and
reminders.
1. After unpacking, make sure that the appliance is
undamaged and that the door closes perfectly, with the
gasket remaining intact. Any damage must be reported
to your retailer within 24 hours after delivery of the
appliance.
2. Wait at least two hours before switching the appliance on
in order to ensure the refrigerant circuit is fully efficient.
3. Installation and electrical connection must be carried out
by a qualified technician, according to the manufacturer’s
instructions and local safety regulations.
4. Clean the inside of the appliance before using it.
• Before connecting the appliance to the mains supply,
ensure that the voltage corresponds to that given on the
rating plate located on the rear of the appliance.
• Electrical connections must be made in accordance
with local regulations.
INSTALLATION
• Unpack the appliance.
• Remove the 4 spacers inserted between the door
and the appliance. (Fig. 3)
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Make sure the defrost water drain plug (if provided) is
correctly positioned (E).
For optimum appliance operation and to avoid damage
when the door is opened, leave a space of at least 7 cm
from the rear wall and 7 cm at the sides. (Fig. 4)
Fit the accessories (if provided).
SWITCHING ON THE APPLIANCE
• Plug in the appliance.
• The green LED lights up (“Normal”).
• The red LED flashes to indicate that the temperature
inside the appliance is not yet sufficiently low for food
storage. The red LED will normally switch off within the
first six hours after the appliance is switched on.
• Place food inside the product only when the red LED
has switched off.
Note: Thanks to the efficient lid seal, the appliance lid will
not re-open easily immediately after closing. Wait a few
minutes before re-opening the lid of the appliance.
TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT
lect the desired temperature using the button (4).
To adjust the internal temperature, proceed as follows:
• Press button (4) as required. With each touch of
the button, the set temperature is updated, toggling
between the values “Eco”, “Normal”, “Intensive” and
“Shopping”.
• Select “Intensive” for a colder storage temperature.
• When the appliance is only partially full, it is advisable to
select “Eco” to optimize energy consumption.
The green indicator lamps (3) indicate the selected setting
according to the following diagram:
Eco: least cold temperature
(left indicator lamp lit).
Normal: intermediate temperature
(right indicator lamp lit).
Intensive: extra low temperature
(both indicator lamps lit).
Shopping: Fast Freezing
(both indicator lamps lit). See
section “Freezing fresh food”.
Note: In the event of a power failure, the settings (except
for the “Turbo Freeze” function) remain memorised. The
time required for the freezer to reach the set temperature
depends on climatic conditions and the temperature setting
selected;
TURBO FREEZE FUNCTION
The Turbo Freeze function enables a reduction of up to
50% in the time required to freeze fresh food placed inside
the basket provided.
To use the function, proceed as follows:
1. Position the basket provided to the right of the adhesive
sticker shown in the figure.
2. The basket comes complete with a separator panel,
which splits the basket it into 2 areas. The smaller area
of the basket (to be positioned below the fan), must be
left empty in order to allow the fan to operate properly.
Place the food to be frozen in the larger section of
the basket (to be positioned towards the front of the
appliance).
3. Close the lid.
4. Activate the Turbo Freeze function from the control
panel, holding down button (4) for around 3 seconds.
The yellow indicator lamp (2) lights up. The lit yellow
indicator lamp (2) indicates that the function is active.
The function is deactivated automatically after the
time required to freeze food properly has elapsed
(approx. 6 hours).
When the Turbo Freeze indicator lamp switches off, it
means that the function is no longer active, and that food
can be removed from the basket. When the function is
deactivated, the yellow indicator lamp (2) switches off and
the previously selected temperature setting is restored.
Note:
- When the function is active, it is perfectly normal for the
appliance to produce a more audible running noise.
- When the function has been activated, it can be
deactivated manually by pressing button (4) again for
around 3 seconds.
Turbo Freeze Fan
Small area of basket
(for fan only)
Basket separator panel
Large area of basket
(for food to be frozen)
Adhesive sticker
for basket
positioning
Basket area
FREEZING FOOD
Preparing fresh food for freezing
• Wrap and seal fresh food in: aluminium foil, cling film, air
and water-tight plastic bags, polyethylene containers with
lids, provided they are suitable for freezing foods.
• Food must be fresh, mature and prime quality.
• Fresh vegetables and fruit should preferably be frozen
as soon as they are picked to maintain the full original
nutritional value, consistency, colour and flavour.
• Always leave hot food to cool before placing in the
appliance.
Freezing fresh food
• Place foods to be frozen in direct contact with the walls
of the appliance:
A) - food to be frozen,
B) - food already frozen.
• Avoid placing foods to be frozen in direct contact with
food already frozen.
• For better and faster freezing, foods should be split into
small portions; this will also be useful when the frozen
items are to be used.
1. At least 24 hours before storing fresh food in the
appliance, activate fast freezing (“Shopping”) by
repeatedly pressing button (4) until both green indicator
lights (3) flash.
2. Place the food to be frozen inside the appliance and
keep the lid closed for 24 hours. Food will be fully frozen
after this period of time.
The fast freezing function (“Shopping”) can be deactivated
by pressing button (4) and selecting a different temperature
setting.
If the function is not deactivated manually, the appliance
automatically deactivates the function after 50 hours,
restoring the last setting selected (which was active for at
least 1 minute) before the “Shopping” setting was selected.
FOOD STORAGE
Refer to the table on the appliance.
Classification of frozen foods
Load and classify the frozen foods; it is advisable
to indicate the storage date on the packs, to ensure
consumption before the expiry dates listed in months in
Fig. 6 for each type of food.
Advice for storing frozen food
When buying frozen food, make sure that:
• The packaging is intact (food in damaged containers
may have deteriorated). If a package is swollen or has
damp patches, the product may not have been stored
in optimum conditions and therefore undergone partial
defrosting.
• When shopping, leave frozen food purchases until last
and carry them in a thermally insulated bag.
• On arriving home, immediately place the frozen food in
the appliance.
• Avoid or minimise temperature variations. Observe the
expiry date on the packaging.
• Always follow the storage instructions on frozen food
packages.
Note:
• Eat fully or partially defrosted foods immediately.
Do not refreeze unless the food is cooked after it
has thawed. Once cooked, the food can be refrozen.
• In case of a prolonged power failure: Do not open
the appliance door, except to place ice packs
(if provided) over the frozen foods on the right and
left side of the appliance. This will slow down the
rise in temperature.
PRECAUTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
• During installation, make sure the appliance does
not damage the power cable.
• Do not store glass containers with liquids inside the
product as they may break.
• Do not eat ice cubes or ice lollies immediately after
taking them out of the appliance as they may cause cold
burns.
• Before carrying out any maintenance or cleaning,
always unplug the appliance or disconnect the power
supply.
• Do not install the appliance in places exposed to
direct sunlight or near heat sources in order to avoid
increasing power consumption.
• Do not put aerosol spray cans or recipients containing
propellants or flammable substances in the appliance.
• Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable liquids
and gases in the vicinity of this or any other domestic
appliance. The fumes can create a fire hazard or
explosion.
• Install the appliance in a perfectly horizontal position, on
a floor strong enough to take its weight and in an area
suitable for its size and use.
• Install the appliance in a dry, well-ventilated place.
The appliance is set for operation at specific ambient
temperature ranges, according to the climatic class
indicated on the data plate located at the rear of the
product (Fig. 7). The appliance may not work properly
if it is left for a long time at a temperature outside the
specified range.
• It is advisable to leave the appliance connected if left
empty even for short periods.
• Be careful not to damage the floors when you move the
appliance (e.g. parquet). To facilitate product handling,
it is advisable to empty it beforehand, if possible.
Note: The appliance must be handled and installed by two
or more persons.
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Do not use mechanical devices or any means other
than those recommended and/or supplied by the
manufacturer to speed up the defrosting process.
• Do not use electrical appliances inside the product,
unless such appliances are specifically recommended
by the manufacturer.
• The bulb used inside the appliance is specifically
designed for domestic appliances and is not suitable for
general room lighting within the home (EC Regulation
244/2009).
• This appliance must not be used by children under
8 years of age, or by people with limited physical,
sensory or mental abilities or without experience
and knowledge of it, unless instructed in its use by
those responsible for their safety.
• Do not allow children to play or hide inside the
product: risk of becoming trapped inside and
suffocating.
• Power cable modification or replacement must only
be carried out by qualified personnel or After-sales
Service.
• Do not use extension leads or adapters.
• Electrical disconnection must be possible either by
unplugging the appliance or by means of a doublepole switch located upline from the socket.
• Ensure that the voltage indicated on the appliance
data plate corresponds to the domestic supply
voltage.
• Do not ingest the contents (non-toxic) of the ice
packs (if provided).
• Restrict the number of times you open the door.
• This appliance features “skin condenser”
technology: the condensing unit is integrated into
the walls of the freezer. For this reason the side
and front walls of the product may become hot
while the product is running. This is entirely normal
and also reduces the risk of condensation forming
in particularly critical environmental conditions
(see paragraph “Troubleshooting guide”).
APPLIANCE DEFROSTING
The appliance should be defrosted when the thickness of
ice on the walls reaches 5-6 mm.
• Disconnect the appliance from the power supply.
• Remove food from the appliance and put it in a very
cool place or a thermally insulated bag.
• Leave the appliance door open.
• Remove the internal defrost water drain plug (depending
on model) (Fig. 8).
• Remove the external defrost water drain plug
(depending on model) and reposition it as shown in
fig. 8.
• Use the separator (depending on model) inside the
product as a recipient for any remaining water, (D) as
shown in fig. 8. If there is no separator, use a shallow
container.
• Defrosting can be sped up by using a spatula to detach
the frost from the appliance walls.
• Remove the frost from the bottom of the appliance.
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In order to avoid permanent damage to the
appliance interior, do not use pointed or sharp
metal instruments to remove the ice.
Do not use abrasive products or heat up the
interior artificially.
Dry the inside of the appliance thoroughly.
Refit the plug after defrosting..
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
• Remove the frost from the upper edges (see
Troubleshooting Guide).
• Clean the inside after defrosting, using a sponge
dampened with warm water and/or mild detergent.
• Clean the side vent (if provided).
Unplug the appliance before carrying out maintenance
operations. Do not use abrasive products, scourers
or stain-removers (e.g. acetone, trichloroethylene) to
clean the appliance.
To obtain the best results from your appliance, carry
out cleaning and maintenance at least once a year.
HANGING THE LID LIGHT BULB (if provided)
• Disconnect the appliance from the mains power supply.
• Remove the diffuser by following the sequence of steps
shown in the figure.
• Unscrew the light bulb and replace it with an identical
bulb of the same wattage and voltage.
• Refit the diffuser and plug in the appliance.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
1. The red indicator light flashes.
• Is there a power failure?
• Has defrosting been carried out?
• Is the appliance lid properly closed?
• Is the appliance positioned near a heat source?
• Are the ventilation grille and condenser clean?
2. All the led indicators flash at the same time.
• Contact After-sales Assistance.
3. The appliance is too noisy.
• Is the appliance perfectly horizontal?
• Is the appliance in contact with other furniture of objects
that may cause vibrations?
• Has the packaging been removed from under the
appliance?
Note: Slight gurgling noises from the refrigerating circuit
after the compressor cuts out are perfectly normal.
4. The indicator lights are off and the product is not
working.
• Is there a power failure?
• Is the plug properly inserted in the socket?
• Is the electrical cable intact?
5. The indicator lights are off and the product is
working.
• Contact the After-sales Service.
6. The compressor runs continuously.
• Have hot foods been put in the appliance?
• Has the lid of the appliance been left open for a long
time?
• Is the appliance positioned in a very warm room or near
heat sources?
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Has someone activated the “Shopping” function? (green
indicator lamps (3) flashing) and/or the Turbo Freeze
function (yellow indicator lamp on)?
7. Too much ice forms on the upper edges.
• Are the defrost water drainage plugs correctly
positioned?
• Is the appliance lid properly closed?
• Is the appliance lid seal damaged or deformed? (See
section “Installation”)
• Have the 4 protection pieces been removed? (See
section “Installation”)
8. Condensation forms on the external walls of the
appliance.
• It is normal for condensation to form under certain
atmospheric conditions (humidity above 85%) or if the
appliance is located in a damp or poorly ventilated
room. However, this in no way affects appliance
performance.
9. The layer of ice on the internal walls of the
appliance is not uniform.
• This is perfectly normal.
SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT
1. Packing
The packing material is 100% recyclable and bears the
. For disposal, comply with the local
recycling symbol
regulations. Keep the packing materials (plastic bags,
polystyrene parts, etc.) out of the reach of children, as they
are a potential source of danger.
2. Scrapping/Disposal
The appliance is manufactured using recyclable material.
This appliance is marked in compliance with European
Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste Electrical and Electronic
Equipment (WEEE). By ensuring the correct disposal of
this appliance, you can help prevent potentially negative
consequences for the environment and the health of
persons.
The symbol
on the appliance, or on the accompanying
documents, indicates that this appliance should not be
treated as domestic waste but must be taken to a special
collection centre for the recycling of electrical and electronic
equipment.
When scrapping the appliance, make it unusable by cutting
off the power cable and removing the doors and shelves
so that children cannot easily climb inside and become
trapped.
Scrap the appliance in compliance with local regulations
on waste disposal, taking it to a special collection centre;
do not leave the appliance unattended even for a few days,
since it is a potential source of danger for children.
For further information on the treatment, recovery and
recycling of this product, contact your competent local
office, the household waste collection service or the shop
where you purchased the appliance.
Information:
This appliance does not contain CFCs. The refrigerant
circuit contains R134a (HFC) or R600a (HC) (see the rating
plate inside the appliance).
Appliances with Isobutane (R600a): isobutane is a natural
gas without environmental impact, but is flammable.
Therefore, make sure the refrigerant circuit pipes are not
damaged.
This product may contain Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases
covered by the Kyoto Protocol; the refrigerant gas is inside
a hermetically sealed system.
Refrigerant gas: R134a has a Global Warming Potential of
(GWP) 1300.
Declaration of conformity
• This appliance has been designed for preserving food
and is manufactured in compliance with Regulation (CE)
No. 1935/2004.
• This appliance has been designed, manufactured and
marketed in compliance with:
- safety objectives of the “Low Voltage” Directive
2006/95/CE (which replaces 73/23/CEE and
subsequent amendments);
- the protection requirements of Directive “EMC”
2004/108/EC.
Electrical safety of the appliance can only be guaranteed if
it is correctly connected to an approved earthing system.
AFTER-SALES SERVICE
Before contacting After-Sales Service:
1. See if you can solve the problem yourself.
2. Switch the appliance on again to see if the problem
has been solved. If it has not, disconnect the appliance
from the power supply and wait for about an hour before
switching on again.
3. If the problem persists after this course of action, contact
After-Sales Service.
Specify:
• the nature of the fault,
• the model,
• the service number (the number after the word SERVICE
on the rating plate on the rear of the appliance),
• your full address,
• your telephone number and area code.
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