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After Sales Service; Electrical Connection - Whirlpool ARC 3945 IS Instructions For Use Manual

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• Motor running time depends on different things:
number of door openings, amount of food
stored, temperature of the room, setting of the
temperature controls.
If the appliance temperature is too high:
• Are the appliance controls correctly set?
• Has a large amount of food been added to the
• Check that the doors are not opened too often.
• Check that the doors close properly.
• Make sure that air flow vents inside the
compartment are not blocked, as this prevents
the circulation of cold air.
If there is moisture build-up:
• Make sure that air flow vents inside the
compartment are not blocked, as this prevents
the circulation of air.
• Make sure that the food is properly packaged.
Dry any dampness on food containers before
placing them in the appliance.
• Check that the doors are not opened too often.
When the door is opened, humidity from the
room air enters the appliance. The more often
the door is opened, the faster humidity builds up,
especially when the room itself is very humid.
• If the room is very humid, it is normal for
moisture to build up inside the refrigerator.
If the doors do not open and close properly:
• Check that food packages are not blocking the
• Check that the internal parts or automatic ice
maker are not out of position.
• Check that the door seals are not dirty or sticky.
Ensure the appliance is level.
Before contacting After-Sales Service:
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.
If, after performing the checks described in the
Troubleshooting Guide and switching the appliance
on again, your appliance still does not work
properly, contact the After-sales Service, explain
the problem.
• the model and appliance serial number (stated on
the rating plate),
• the nature of the problem,
• the Service number (the number after the word
SERVICE on the data plate on the inside of the
• your full address,
• your telephone number and area code.
The direction of door opening can be changed.
If this operation is performed by After-sales
Service it is not covered by the warranty.
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1) For Great Britain only
Warning - this appliance must be earthed
Fuse replacement
If the mains lead of this appliance is fitted with a BS
1363A 13amp fused plug, to change a fuse in this type
of plug use an A.S.T.A. approved fuse to BS 1362 type
and proceed as follows:
1. Remove the fuse cover (A) and fuse (B).
2. Fit replacement 13A fuse into fuse cover.
3. Refit both into plug.
The fuse cover must be refitted when changing a fuse
and if the fuse cover is lost the plug must not be used
until a correct replacement is fitted.
Correct replacement are identified by the colour
insert or the colour embossed in words on the base of
the plug.
Replacement fuse covers are available from your local
electrical store.
2) For the Republic of Ireland only
The information given in respect of Great Britain will
frequently apply, but a third type of plug and socket is
also used, the 2-pin, side earth type.
3) Socket outlet / plug (valid for both countries)
If the fitted plug is not suitable for your socket outlet,
please contact Whirlpool Service for further
instruction. Please do not attempt to change plug
yourself. This procedure needs to be carried out by a
qualified Whirlpool technician in compliance with the
manufactures instructions and current standard safety