Electrolux | 60160 TK | Operating instructions | Electrolux 60160 TK Operating instructions

SANTO
60160 TK
Refrigerator
Operating Instructions
PERFEKT IN FORM UND FUNKTION
Dear customer,
Before switching on your new appliance 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.
These operating instructions are for use with several technically comparable models with varying accessories. Please observe the notes
which apply to your model.
Notes which are important for your safety or for the proper functioning of the appliance are stressed with a warning triangle and/ or with
signal words (Warning!, Caution!, Important!). Please observe the following carefully.
☞1. This symbol guides you step by step in the operation of the appliance.
2. ....
Supplementary information regarding operation and practical applications of the appliance appear after this symbol.
Tips and notes concerning economical and environmentally sound use
of the appliance are marked with the cloverleaf.
The operating instructions contain instructions for the correction of
possible malfunctions by the user in the section "What to do if ...".
If these instructions should not be sufficient, please contact your local
Service Force Centre.
Printed on paper manufactured with environmentally sound processes
he who thinks ecologically acts accordingly...
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Contents
Important Safety Instruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Appliance Packaging Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Disposal of Old Appliances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Remove Transport Packaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Installation Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Your Refrigerator Needs Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Detaching the Worktop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Installing Under a Continuous Worktop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Reversing the Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Power Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Electrical Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Description of the Appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
View of the Appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Prior to Initial Start–Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Starting Up and Temperature Regulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Switching Off the Appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Interior Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Storage Shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Variable Inner Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Variable Storage Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Bottle Holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Correct Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Defrosting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
The Fridge Defrosts Automatically . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Cleaning and Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Energy Saving Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
What to do if ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Correcting Malfunctions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Changing the Light Bulb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Noises During Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Regulations, Standards, Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Technical Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
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Important Safety Instructions
These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure
you fully understand them before installing or using the appliance.
Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure about the
meaning of these warnings contact the Customer Care Department
for assistance.
Intended use
• The refrigerator is intended for use in the home. It is suitable for
cooling, freezing and storing of frozen food, as well as for making
ice. If the appliance is used for purposes other than those intended
or used incorrectly, no liability can be accepted by the manufacturer
for any damage that may be caused.
• Alterations or changes to the refrigerator are not permitted for reasons of safety.
• If you use the refrigerator in a commercial environment or for purposes other than the cooling of foods, the manufacturer accepts no
liability for any damages which may occur.
Prior to initial start–up
• Ensure that the appliance does not stand on the electrical supply
cable. Important: if the supply cable is damaged, it must be replaced
by a cable available from the manufacturer or your local Service
Force Centre.
• Check the appliance for transport damage. Under no circumstance
should a damaged appliance be plugged in. In the event of damage,
please contact your supplier.
Refrigerant
The refrigerant isobutane (R600a) is contained within the refrigerant
circuit of the appliance, a natural gas with a high level of environmental compatibility, which is nevertheless flammable.
• During transportation and installation of the appliance, be certain
that none of the components of the refrigerant circuit become damaged.
• If the refrigerant circuit should become damaged:
– avoid open flames and sources of ignition;
– thoroughly ventilate the room in which the appliance is situated.
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Important Safety Instructions
Safety of children
• Packaging (e.g. wraps, polystyrene) can be dangerous for children.
There is a risk of suffocation! Keep packaging material away from
children!
• Please make old appliances unusable prior to disposal. Pull out the
mains plug, cut off the mains cable, break or remove spring or bolt
catches, if fitted. By doing this you ensure that children cannot lock
themselves in the appliance when playing (there is risk of suffocation!) or get themselves into other dangerous situations.
• Often children cannot recognise the hazards present in household
appliances. It is therefore important that you ensure adequate supervision and never let children play with the appliance!
Daily Operation
• Containers with flammable gases or liquids can leak at low temperatures. There is a risk of an explosion! Do not store any containers
with flammable materials such as spray cans, fire extinguisher refill
cartridges etc in the refrigerator and/or freezer.
• Warning - Do not operate any electrical appliances in the refrigerator and/or freezer (e.g. electric ice cream makers, mixers etc.).
• Warning - In order not to impair the function of the appliance,
never cover or obstruct the ventilation openings.
• Warning - Do not damage the cooling circuit.
• Before cleaning the appliance, always switch off the appliance and
unplug it, or pull the house fuse or switch off the circuit breaker.
• When unplugging always pull the plug from the mains socket, do not
pull on the cable.
In case of malfunction
• If a malfunction occurs on the appliance, please look first in the
"What to do if ..." section of these instructions. If the information
given there does not help, please do not perform any further repairs
yourself.
• Under no circumstance should you attempt to repair the appliance
yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause
injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Force
Centre.
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Disposal
Appliance Packaging Information
All materials are environmentally sound! They can be disposed of or
burned at an incinerating plant without danger.
About the materials: The plastics can be recycled and are identified as
follows:
>PE< for polyethylene, e.g. the outer covering and the bags in the
interior.
>PS< for polystyrene foam, e.g. the pads, which are all free of chlorofluorocarbon.
The carton parts are made from recycled paper and should be disposed
of at a waste-paper recycling collection location.
Disposal of Old Appliances
For environmental reasons, refrigeration appliances must be disposed
of properly. This applies to your old appliance, and - at the end of its
service life - for your new appliance as well.
Warning! Before disposing of old appliances make them inoperable.
Remove plug from mains, sever the power cable, remove or destroy any
snap or latch closures. This ensures that children do not lock themselves inside the appliance (danger of suffocation!) or place themselves
into other life-endangering situations.
Disposal:
• The appliance may not be disposed of with domestic waste or bulky
refuse.
• The refrigerant circuit, especially the heat exchanger at the back of
the appliance, must not be damaged.
• Information concerning collection schedules or locations can be
obtained from your local Council or Environmental Health Office.
Remove Transport Packaging
The appliance and the interior fittings are protected for transport.
1. Pull off the adhesive tape on the left and right side of the door.
2. Remove all adhesive tape and packing pieces from the interior of the
appliance.
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Installation
Installation Location
The appliance should be set up in a well ventilated, dry room.
Energy use and efficient performance of the appliance is affected by
the ambient temperature.
The appliance should therefore
– not be exposed to direct sunlight;
– not be installed next to radiators, cookers or other sources of heat;
– only be installed at a location whose ambient temperature
corresponds to the climate classification, for which the appliance is
designed.
The climate classification can be found on the serial plate, which is
located at the left on the inside of the appliance.
The following table shows which ambient temperature is correct for
each climate classification:
Climate classification
for an ambient temperature of
SN
+10 to +32 °C
N
+16 to +32 °C
ST
+18 to +38 °C
T
+18 to +43 °C
If the refrigeration appliance is installed next to another refrigerator
or freezer a clearance of 5 cm at the sides is required, in order to prevent the formation of condensation on the outside of the appliance.
Your Refrigerator Needs Air
For correct operation this appliance must be located in a dry atmosphere, away from heat sources, e.g. cookers, radiators, boilers and
direct sunlight.
You should also ensure that air can circulate freely around the back
and the top of the cabinet. There should be 100mm (4”) between the
top of the cabinet and any overhanging kitchen furniture.
Alternatively allow 50mm (2”) between the top of the cabinet and any
overhanging kitchen furniture and a gap of 25mm (1”) on either side
of the appliance.
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Installation
If your refrigerator is installed under
a continuous worktop, an air outlet
105
opening of at least 200 cm2 and a
ventilation grille (A/B) matching the
worktop design should be installed at
the rear of the worktop.
The cut surfaces of the worktop (C)
should be varnished to avoid swelling
due to penetration of moisture.
The appliance wall distance must be
at least 30 mm and should be
checked before the ventilation grille is inserted.
Special accessories:
A Ventilation grille, brown
B Ventilation grille, white
A/B
2
200 cm
C
570
550
93-103
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Detaching the Worktop
After the worktop has been removed the appliance can be installed
underneath a continuous worktop.
The procedure is as follows:
1. Unscrew the Philips screws (F) on the
F
right and the left.
G
2. Lift the worktop slightly, push it about
20 mm towards the rear, and lift it off
upwards (G).
Unscrew the holding bracket (H) and
H
keep it in a safe place.
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G 56/1
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Installation
Reversing the Door
The side at which the door opens can be changed from the right side
(as supplied) to the left side, if the installation site requires.
Warning! When changing the side at which the door opens, the appliance must not be connected to the mains. Remove plug from the
mains beforehand.
☞1. Detach the worktop.
2. Unscrew the door hinge (A) and
screw it into place on the opposite
side.
3. Refit the worktop.
C
A
4. Tilt the appliance slightly towards
the rear and prop it securely.
5. Unscrew the door hinge screws (K)
and remove the hinge pin bracket
(1).
1
K
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6. Unscrew the handle. Refit it on the
opposite side after having pushed in
the plugs with a punch. Cover the
holes left open with the plugs contained in the documentation pack.
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Installation
Plug Socket
The plug socket necessary for connection of your appliance to the
electricity supply should be positioned so that it is possible to pull out
the appliance plug.
If your appliance is installed under a
continuous worktop, the plug socket
should be provided as shown.
Alternatively a concealed spur socket
130
fitted with a 13 A fuse may be fitted.
If the socket is not accessible once the
appliance is built in, the electrical
300
installation must include suitable
means of isolating the appliance
from the mains (e.g. fuse, cut-out,
current trip or similar with a minimum contact separation of 3 mm).
The mains cable may only be changed by a qualified electrician or
competent person. If your appliance needs repairing, please contact
your local Service Force Centre.
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Electrical Connection
Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried
out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
WARNING – THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
The manufacturer declines any liability should these safety measures not be observed.
13 AMP
Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the
same as that indicated on the appliance rating plate. The rating plate
is inside, on the left.
The appliance is supplied with a 13 amp plug fitted. In the event of
GREEN & YELLOW
having to change the fuse in the plug sup13 AMP. FUSE
plied, a 13 amp ASTA approved (BS 1362) fuse
must be used.
Important
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in
accordance with the following code:
Green and Yellow Earth
BROWN
Blue
Neutral
BLUE
CORD CLAMP
Brown
Live
207
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As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not
correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in
your plug, proceed as follows:
1.The wire coloured green and yellow must be connected to the terminal marked with the letter “E” or by the earth symbol
or coloured
green and yellow.
2.The wire coloured blue must be connected to the terminal marked
“N” or coloured black.
3.The wire coloured brown must be connected to the terminal marked
“L” or coloured red.
4.Upon completion there must be no cut, or stray strands of wire present and the cord clamp must be secure over the outer sheath.
Warning! A cut-off plug inserted into a 13 amp socket is a serious
safety (shock) hazard. Ensure that the cut-off plug is disposed of
safely.
Description of the Appliance
View of the Appliance
1 = Butter/cheese
compartment
2 = Sliding shelf
3 = Door shelf
4 = Bottle shelf
5 = Salad bin
6 = Storage shelves
7 = Thermostat and
interior light
8 = Rating plate
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➀
➁
➅
➇
➄
➂
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Prior to Initial Start–Up
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Please clean the appliance interior and all accessories prior to initial
start-up (see section: “Cleaning and Care”).
Starting Up and Temperature Regulation
the appliance to the mains
☞1. Connect
electricity supply.
When the refrigerator compartment
door is opened, the internal lighting is
switched on.
The temperature control knob is located on the right hand side of the
refrigerator compartment.
Setting “0” means: Off.
2. Turn the control knob clockwise past “1”. The refrigerating unit is now
on and operates automatically.
Setting “1” means:
Hightest temperature, warmest setting.
Setting “6” (end-stop) means:
Lowest temperature, coldest setting.
From a food safety point of view, +5 °C should be considered sufficiently cold for storing food in the fridge.
At a low ambient temperature of around 16°C, setting “1” should be
selected. At ambient temperatures of around 25°C, select setting “2”. If
you require a lower temperature, select setting “3” or “4”.
Important!
High ambient temperatures (e.g. on hot summer days) and a cold setting on the temperature regulator (position”5” to “6”) can cause the
compressor to run continuously.
Reason: when the ambient temperature is high, the compressor must
run continuously to maintain the low temperature in the appliance.
The fridge will not be able to defrost since automatic defrosting of the
fridge is only possible when the compressor is not running (see also
"Defrosting" section). The result is the build up of a thick layer of frost
on the fridge rear wall.
If this happens, turn the temperature regulator back to a warmer setting (position “3” to “4”). At this setting the compressor will be
switched on and off as usual and automatic defrosting recommenced.
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Switching Off the Appliance
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To switch off the appliance, turn the temperature regulator to position
"0".
If the appliance is not going to be used for an extended period:
1. Remove all refrigerated packages.
2. Switch off the appliance by turning the thermostat knob to position
"0".
3. Remove the mains plug or switch off or disconnect from the electricity
supply.
4. Clean thoroughly (see section: “Cleaning and Care”).
5. Leave the door open to avoid the build up of odours.
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Interior Accessories
Storage Shelves
Various glass storage shelves are
included with your appliance.
The height of the storage shelves can
be adjusted:
1. To do this pull the storage shelf forward until it can be swivelled
upwards or downwards and removed.
2. Please do the same in reverse to
insert the shelf at a different height.
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Your appliance is equipped with two half
size glass storage shelves.
Storing tall items:
Slide the front half of the Vario storage
shelf in another level to the rear. By this
means you will gain space to place tall
items on the storage shelf below.
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Interior accessories
Variable Inner Door
The door compartments can be pulled up and removed, and inserted at
other positions as needed.
Variable Storage Box
Some models are equipped with a variable storage box which is fitted
under a door shelf compartment and can be slid sideways.
The box can be inserted under every door shelf compartment.
1. To change, lift the shelf compartment with the box upwards and
out of the holders in the door and
remove the retaining bracket out
of the guide under the shelf compartment.
2. Please do the same in reverse to
insert the shelf at a different
height.
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The variable box can be hung from a
storage shelf in the refrigerator compartment:
1. Pull the storage shelf forward until it
can be tipped up or down and removed.
2. Hang the retaining bracket on the taper
on the storage shelf and slide the storage shelf back into the guides.
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Bottle Holder
Some models are equipped with a bottle
holder in the bottle compartment. This is
used to prevent individual bottles from
falling over and can be slid sideways.
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Correct Storage
For physical reasons, there are different temperature regions in the
fridge. The coldest region is on the
lowest storage shelf. Warmer
regions are the top storage shelf,
the vegetable drawer and the storage compartments on the door.
The arrangement example shows at
which places in the refrigerator
suitable temperatures for various
types of foods exist.
Tip: Food in the fridge should
always be covered or packaged, to
prevent drying and tainting of other
food.
The following are suited for packaging:
– Polyethylene airtight bags and wraps;
– Plastic containers with lids;
– Special plastic covers with elastic;
– Aluminium foil.
Defrosting
The Fridge Defrosts Automatically
The rear wall of the fridge covers with frost when the compressor is
running, and defrosts when the compressor is off. The water from the
thawing frost evaporates by itself.
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Cleaning and Care
For hygienic reasons the appliance interior, including interior accessories, should be cleaned regularly.
Warning!
• The appliance must not be connected to the mains during cleaning.
Danger of electrical shock. Before cleaning switch the appliance off
and remove the plug from the mains, or switch off or disconnect
from the electricity supply.
• Never clean the appliance with a steam cleaner. Moisture could
accumulate in electrical components and there is a danger of an
electrical shock. Hot vapours can lead to the damage of plastic parts.
• The appliance must be dry before it is switched back on.
Important!
• Ethereal oils and organic solvents can attack plastic parts, e.g.
– lemon juice or the juice from orange peals;
– butyric acid;
– cleansers which contain acetic acid.
Do not allow such substances to come into contact with appliance
parts.
• Do not use any abrasive cleansers.
1. Remove frozen food and the food from the refrigerator. Wrap frozen
food in several layers of newspaper. Store it in a cool place, well covered.
2. Switch the appliance off and remove the plug from the mains, or
switch off or turn out the circuit breaker or fuse.
3. Clean the appliance and the interior accessories with a cloth and lukewarm water with a little bicarbonate of soda added (5ml to 0,5 litres
of water).
4. After cleaning wipe with fresh water and rub dry.
5. Check the water drain hole on the rear
wall of the fridge.
Clear a blocked drain hole with the aid
of the green peg in the pack of accessories included with the appliance.
6. After everything is dry switch the
appliance back on.
Accumulation of dust at the condenser
increases energy consumption. For this
reason carefully clean the condenser at
the back of the appliance once a year with a soft brush or a vacuum
cleaner.
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Energy Saving Tips
• Do not install the appliance near cookers, radiators or other sources
of warmth. High ambient temperatures cause longer, more frequent
operation of the compressor.
• Ensure sufficient air circulation and exhaust at the appliance base
and at the back wall of the appliance. Never cover air vent openings.
• Do not place warm foods into the appliance. Allow warm foods to
cool first.
• Only leave door open as long as necessary.
• Do not set temperature any colder than necessary.
• Always keep the heat emitting condenser, the metal grille on the rear
wall of your appliance clean.
What to do if ...
Correcting Malfunctions
A malfunction may be caused by only a minor fault that you can rectify yourself using the following instructions. Do not perform any other
work on the appliance if the following information does not provide
assistance in your specific case.
Important! Repairs to refrigerators/freezers may only be performed by
competent service engineers. Improper repairs can give rise to significant hazards for the user. If your appliance needs repairing, please
contact your specialist dealer or your local Service Force Centre.
Symptom
Appliance does not work.
Possible Cause
Appliance is not switched
on.
Mains plug is not plugged
in or is loose.
Fuse has blown or is defective
Socket is defective.
Remedy
Switch on the appliance.
Insert mains plug.
Check fuse, replace if necessary.
Mains malfunctions are to
be corrected by an
electrician.
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What to do if ...
Symptom
The compressor runs continuously.
Possible Cause
Temperature is set too
cold.
Remedy
Turn the thermostat knob
to a warmer setting temporarily.
Please look in the “Starting
Temperature is not properUp and Temperature
ly adjusted.
Regulation” section.
The food is too warm.
Interior lighting does not
work.
Heavy build up of frost,
possibly also on the door
seal.
Unusual noises.
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Door was open for an
extended period.
Do not leave the door open
any longer than necessary.
A large quantity of warm
food was placed in the
appliance within the last
24 hours.
Turn the thermostat knob
to a colder setting temporarily.
The appliance is near a
heat source.
Please look in the
“Installation location” section.
Light bulb is defective.
Please look in the “Changing
the Light Bulb” section.
Door seal is not airtight
(possibly after reversing
the door).
Carefully warm the leaking
sections of the door seal
with a hair dryer (on a
cool setting). At the same
time shape the warmed
door seal by hand such
that it sits correctly.
Appliance is not level.
Readjust the feet.
The appliance is touching
the wall or other objects.
Move the appliance
slightly.
The compressor does not
start immediately after
changing the temperature
setting.
This is normal, no error has The compressor starts after
occurred.
a period of time.
Water in the bottom of
the cabinet.
Water drain hole is
blocked.
See the “Cleaning and
Care” section.
Changing the Light Bulb
Warning! There is a risk of electric shocks! Before changing the light
bulb, switch off the appliance and unplug it, or disconnect from the
power supply.
Light bulb data: 220-240 V, max. 15 W
☞1. To switch off the appliance, turn the thermostat knob to position "0".
2. Unplug the mains plug.
3. To change the light bulb, undo the
screw.
4. Press the light bulb cover as shown
and slide it backwards.
5. Change the defective light bulb.
6. Refit the light bulb cover and the
screw.
7. Switch the refrigerator back on.
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Noises During Operation
The following noises are characteristic of refrigeration appliances:
• Clicks
Whenever the compressor switches on or off, a click can be heard.
• Humming
As soon as the compressor is in operation, you can hear it humming.
• Bubbling/Splashing
When refrigerant flows into thin tubes, you can hear bubbling or
splashing noises. Even after the compressor has been switched off,
this noise can be heard for a short time.
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Regulations, Standards, Guidelines
This appliance was designed for household use and was manufactured
in accordance with the appropriate standards. The necessary measures
in accordance with appliance safety legislation regulations (GSG), accident prevention regulations for refrigeration appliances (VBG 20) and
the regulations of the German Society of Electrical Engineers (VDE)
were observed in the manufacture of this appliance.
The refrigerant circuit has been checked for leaks.
This appliance is in accordance with the following EU
guidelines:
– 73/23/EWG dated 19 February 1973 - low voltage guidelines.
– 89/336/EWG dated 3 May 1989
(including guideline change notice 92/31/EWG) - EMV guideline
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Technical Terminology
• Refrigerant
Liquids that can be used to a generate a cooling effect are known as
refrigerants. They have a relatively low boiling-point, indeed so low,
that the warmth from the food stored in the fridge or freezer can
cause the refrigerant to boil and vaporise.
• Refrigerant Circuit
Closed circulation system that contains the refrigerant. The refrigerant circuit comprises primarily of an evaporator, a compressor, a condenser and pipe work.
• Evaporator
The refrigerant is evaporated in the evaporator. Similar to all other
liquids, refrigerant requires heat to evaporate. This heat is removed
from the interior of the appliance, as a result the interior is cooled.
The evaporator is therefore located inside the appliance or placed in
foam immediately behind the inner wall and thus not visible.
• Compressor
The compressor looks like a small drum. It is driven by a built-in
electric motor and is mounted on the base of the appliance at the
rear. The task of the compressor is to draw in vaporised refrigerant
from the evaporator, to compress it, and to pass it on to the condenser.
• Condenser
The condenser normally has the form of a grid. The refrigerant compressed in the compressor is liquefied in the condenser. During this
process, heat is released to the surrounding air at the surface of the
condenser. The condenser is mounted on the base of the appliance.
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