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Wine refrigerator
Welcome to the world of Electrolux
You’ve chosen a first class product from Electrolux, which hopefully will provide you with lots of pleasure in
the future. Electrolux ambition is to offer a wide variety of quality products that would make your life even more
comfortable. You can look at some examples on the cover in this manual. But now it’s time to study this manual
and start using and enjoying the benefits from your new machine. We promise that it’ll make your life a little easier.
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Important information concerning your personal safety and information on how to avoid damaging the
General information and tips
Environmental information
The symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product may not be treated as household
waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic
equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences
for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this
product. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local city office, your
household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product.
Safety information_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Control panel _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Operation_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Maintenance _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Technical information _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Customer service and spare parts _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 9
Electrical connection_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 9
Installation _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 10
What to do if... _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 14
Subject to change without notice
Safety information
It is most important that this instruction book
should be retained with the appliance for future
reference. Should the appliance be sold or
transferred to to another owner, or should you
move house and leave the appliance, always
ensure that the book is supplied with the
appliance in order that the new owner can be
acquainted with the functioning of the appliance
and the relevant warnings.
If this appliance featuring magnetic door seals is
to replace an older appliance having a spring lock
(latch) on the door or lid, be sure to make that
spring lock unusable before you discard the old
appliance. This will prevent it from becoming a
death-trap for a child.
These warning are provided in the interest of
safety. You must read them carefully before
installing or using the appliance.
General Safety
Risk of injury due to broken glass!
In case of transport at an altitude of over
1100 m the glass panes of the door may break.
The door may break. The fragments have sharp
edges and may cause serious injury. Take
appropriate protective action.
• 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.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
• It is dangerous to alter the specifications or modify
this product in any way.
• Before any cleaning or maintenance work is carried
out, be sure to switch off and unplug the appliance.
• This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken when
moving it.
• Take utmost care when handling your appliance
so as not to cause any damages to the cooling
unit with consequent possible fluid leakages.
• The appliance must not be located close to
radiators or gas cookers.
• Avoid prolonged exposure of the appliance to
direct sunlight.
• There must be adequate ventilation round
the the appliance and any damage to the
refrigerant circuit must be avoided.
• Do not use other electrical appliances (such
as ice cream makers) inside of refrigerant
• Any electrical work required to install this appliance
should be carried out by a qualified electrician or
competent person.
• This product should be serviced by an authorized
Service Center, and only genuine spare parts should
be used.
• Under no circumstances should you attempt to
repair the appliance yourself. Repairs carried out by
inexperienced persons may cause injury or more
serious malfunctioning. Refer to your local Service
Centre, and always insist on genuine spare parts.
• This appliance contains hydrocarbons in its cooling
unit; maintenance and recharging must therefore
only be carried out by authorized technicians.
• The domestic wine refrigerator is designed to be
used specifically for the storage of potable wine only.
• Best performance is obtained with ambient
temperature as follows:
Climate class
Ambient temperature
+10 °C to +32 °C
+16 °C to +32 °C
+16 °C to +38 °C
+16 °C to +43 °C
The class of your appliance is shown on its rating plate.
• Warning: when the ambient temperature is not
included within the range indicated for the class of
this appliance, the following instructions must be
observed: when the ambient temperature rises up
the maximum level, the storage temperature in the
refrigerator cannot be guaranteed, it is advisable to
use the food stored as soon as possible.
• Do not put hot pot on the plastic parts of the
• Do not store flammable gas and liquid in the
appliance, because they may explode.
• Do not place wine directly against the real wall of
• The appliance’s manufactures storage
recommendations should be strictly adhered to.
Refer to relevant instructions.
• The inner lining of the appliance consists channels
through which the refrigerant passes. If these should
be punctured this would damage the appliance
beyond repair and cause food loss. DO NOT USE
SHARP INSTRUMENTS to scrape of frost or ice.
Frost may be removed by using a scraper. Under
no circumstances should be solid ice be forced off
the liner. Solid ice should be allowed to thaw when
defrosting the appliance.
Important: For electrical connection carefully follow
the instructions given in specific paragraphs.
• Unpack the appliance and check if there are damages
on it. Do not connect the appliance if it is damaged.
Report possible damages immediately to the place
you bought it. In that case retain packing.
• During normal operation, the compressor and/
or condenser at the back of the appliance heat
up considerably. For safety reasons, minimum
ventilation must be as shown in the instructions.
Attention: keep ventilation openings clear of
• Care must be taken to ensure that the appliance does
not stand on the electrical supply cable.
Important: if the supply cord is damaged, it must
be replaced by a special cord or assembly available
from the manufacture or its service agent.
• If the appliance is transported horizontally, it is
possible that the oil contained in the compressor
flows in the refrigerant circuit. It is advisable to wait
at least two hours before connecting the appliance to
allow the oil to flow back in the compressor.
• There are working parts in this product which heat
up. Always ensure that there is adequate ventilation
as a failure to do this will result in component failure
and possible loss. See installation instructions.
• Parts which heat up should not be exposed. Wherever
possible the back of the product should be against a
Environment Protection
This appliance does not contain gasses which
could damage the ozone layer, in either its
refrigerant circuit or insulation materials. The
appliance shall not be discarded together with
the urban refuse and rubbish. The insulation
foam contains flammable gasses: the appliance
shall be disposed according to the applicable
regulations to obtain from your local authorities.
Avoid damag ing the cooling unit, especially at
the rear near the heat exchanger. The materials
used on this appliance marked by the symbol
are recyclable.
Cleaning the interior
Before using the appliance for the first time, wash the
interior and all internal accessories with lukewarm water
and some neutral soap so as to remove the typical smell
of a brand-new product, and then dry naturally and
o not use detergents or abrasive powders,
as these will damage the finish.
Control Panel
A - Temperature regulator
After insert the main plug in the socket, the wine
refrigerator will run immediately.
Setting “MIN” means:
Temperature regulation
Setting “MAX” means:
The temperature regulator is preset to “NORMAL”
Highest temperature, warmest setting.
Lowest temperature, coldest setting.
Normally we advise you select “NORMAL”, if you want
the temperature warmer or colder, please rotate the knob
to lower or higher setting accordingly.
The correct position must in any case be determined
bearing in the mind that the inside temperature depends
on these factors:
• Room temperature
• How often the door is opened
• The quantity of bottles stored
• The position of the appliance
Wine arrangement
Please place the wine bottles as the below picture.
Storage advice
The storage time for wine depends on ageing, the type
of grapes, alcoholic content and level of fructose and
tannin contained in it. At the time of purchase, check if
the wine is already aged or if it will improve over time.
Recommended temperature regulator setting:
- for champagne and sparkling wines, set the regulator
near “MAX”
- for white wines, set the regulator near “NORMAL”
- for rose and light red wines, set the regulator near the
middle of range from “NORMAL” TO “MIN”
- aged red wines, set the regulator near “MIN”
When placing various bottles on top of each other,
make sure they do not touch the refrigerator cooling
Switching off
Unplug the refrigerator to switch off it.
Inside accessories
Keep the wine in the dark. The door is in anti-UV
darkened triple glass to protect the wine from the light
in case the refrigerator is located in well-lit place.
Lay the bottles down in such a way that the corks do
not dry.
Handle the bottles with care, to avoid agitating the
Follow the recommendations and advice received
at the time of purchase or given in the technical
documentation regarding the quality, duration and
optimum storage temperature of the wine.
Bottle shelves
The shelves can be removed for cleaning.
Unplug the appliance before carrying out any operation.
This appliance contains hydrocarbons in the refrigerant
circuit; therefore maintenance and recharging must
only be carried out by personnel authorized by the
Defrosting in the refrigerator compartment occurs
automatically. The defrost water is run into a bowl
located at the back of the appliance, above the
compressor, where it evaporates. Make sure to
periodically clean the defrost water drain hole, using the
special “cleaner”.
Cleaning the inside, removing the shelves, with
lukewarm water and a mild detergent.
Periodically clean the defrost water drain hole, using the
special “cleaner”.
Periodically clean motor compressor with a brush or
vacuum cleaner. This operation will improve operation,
with consequent energy saving. During periods when
the appliance is not being used, take the following
–– unplug the appliance;
–– defrost and clean the inside and all the
–– leave the door ajar to prevent the formation of
unpleasant odours.
Never use metal objects to clean the appliance.
Technical information
Net Fridge Capacity lt.
Energy Consumption kWh/24h
Energy Consumption kWh/year
Dimensions mm
The technical information are situated in the rating plate on the internal left side of the appliance.
Customer service and spare parts
If the appliance is not functioning properly, check that:
• the plug is firmly in the wall socket and the mains
power switch is on;
• there is an electricity supply (find out by plugging in
another appliance);
• If there are water drops on the bottom of the cabinet,
check that the defrost water drain opening is not
obstructed (see “Defrosting” section).
• If the power cable is damaged, it must be replaced
with a special cable or assembly available from the
manufacture or the technical assistance service.
To obtain fast service, it is essential that when
you apply for it you specify the model and serial
number of your appliance which can be found on
the guarantee certificate or on the rating plate
located inside the appliance, on the bottom lefthand side.
• If your appliance is still not working properly after
making the above checks, contact the nearest service
Electrical connection
Before plugging in, ensure that the voltage and
frequency shown on the serial number plate correspond
to your domestic power supply.
Voltage can vary by ±6% of the rated voltage. For
operation with different voltages, a suitably sized autotransformer must be used.
The appliance must be earthed
The power supply cable plug is provided with a contact
for this purpose. If the domestic power supply socket is
not earthed, connect the appliance to a separate earth
in compliance with current regulations, consulting a
specialist technician.
The Manufacturer declines all responsibility if the
above safety precautions are not observed.
This appliance complies with the E.E.C.
In order to reserve the required space around the
refrigerator for ventilation, please keep 100mm distance
between 2 sides and top of the wine refrigerator and the
wall and 50mm distance between rear of refrigerator and
the wall.
2. Remove the two screws and take the handle off. Put
the handle at a safe place.
3. Move the hole covers from the left side to the right
Door reversibility
Before carrying out any operations, remove the plug
from the power socket. To change the opening direction
fo the door, proceed as follows:
1. Remove the two screw covers.
4. Fix the handle on the left side, insert the plastic
covers that can be found in the bag for use
5. Lay down the appliance back side down and
remove the upper hinge cap.
6. Unscrew the upper hinge and remove it, then lift the
door and put it on a padded surface to prevent it be
scratched. Put the upper hinge and the screws in a
safe place.
7. Pull out the cover-slip using a flat object, move it to
right side and insert into the uncovered holes.
8. Move small cap to other side.
9. Rotate the door, then unscrew the screw and
transfer the stopper to other side. Then securely fix
the stopper with screw.
12. Move the foot from left to right and fix it in right
10. Unscrew and remove the lower hinge pin and
install it to other hole.
13. Fix the lower hinge with screws on the other side.
11. Unscrew the screws that fix the lower hinge and
take the lower hinge with foot off.
14. Put the door on the lower hinge. Keep the door
closing the cabinet and put the upper hinge into the
hinge hole. The right and left side of the door must
aline with the sides of the cabinet. Then securely fix
the upper hinge.
The appliance should be level in order to eliminate
vibration. There are 4 height adjustable feet at bottom of
the appliance, 2 feet in the front and 2 feet in the back.
To make the appliance level, it should be upright and all
feet should be firmly contacted with the floor.
Warning: Reposition, level the appliance, wait for
at least four hours and then connect it to the power
socket. In case you do not want to carry out the above
mentioned operations, contact the nearest After Sales
Service Force. The After Sales Service specialist will
carry out the reversibility of the doors at your cost.
15. Put the upper hinge cap.
Warning: After having reversed the opening direction
of the door check that all the screws are properly
tightened and that the magnetic seal adheres to the
cabinet If the ambient temperature is cold (i.e. in
Winter), the gasket may not fit perfectly to the cabinet.
In that case, wait for the natural fitting of the gasket. Lay
down the appliance back side down.
What to do if...
Warning: Before troubleshooting, disconnect
the power supply. Only a qualified electrician of
competent person must do the troubleshooting that
is not in this manual.
Important: There are some sounds during normal
use (compressor, refrigerant circulation).
Possible cause
Temperature is not properly adjusted. Please look in the “Use” section.
The wine is too warm.
Door was open for an extended
Open the door only as long as necessary.
The appliance is near a heatsource.
Please look in the “Installation” section.
Heavy build up of the
Door seal is not air tight (possibly
frost, possibly also on
after changing over the hinges).
the door seal.
Carefully warm the leaking sections of the door
seal with a hair dryer (not hotter than approx.
50 °C). 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 thewall or
other objects.
Move the appliance slightly.
A component, e.g. a pipe, on rear
of the appliance is touching another
part of the appliance or the wall.
If necessary, carefully bend the component out
of the way.
The compressor does
not start immediately
after changing the
temperature setting.
This is normal, no error has
The compressor starts after a period of time.
Water on the floor.
Water drain hole is blocked.
See the “Cleaning” section.
Unusual noises.
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