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Cleaning And Maintenance; Troubleshooting Guide - Whirlpool ARC 2000 Instructions For Use Manual

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CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE

For built-in appliances
• Periodically clean air vents with a vacuum cleaner or a
brush (see figure A).
• Clean the outside using a soft cloth.
Vacation
1. Empty the refrigerator and freezer compartments.
2. Disconnect the appliance from the power supply.
3. Defrost the freezer compartment, and clean and dry both
compartments.
4. Leave the doors open to prevent formation of unpleasant
odours.

TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

1. The appliance is not working.
• Is there a power failure?
• Is the plug properly inserted in the socket?
• Is the double-pole switch on?
• Has the fuse blown?
• Is the power cord damaged?
• Is the thermostat set to 0 (Stop)?
2. Temperature inside the compartments is
not low enough.
• Is the door shut properly?
• Is the appliance installed near a heat source?
• Is the thermostat setting correct?
• Are the air circulation grilles blocked?
3. Temperature inside the refrigerator
compartment is too low.
• Is the thermostat setting correct?
4. Water collects at the bottom of the
refrigerator compartment.
• Is the defrost water drain blocked?
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5. The inside light is not working.
Perform the checks for problem 1, and then:
• Disconnect the appliance from the power
supply.
To inspect the bulb, refer to the instructions
and illustration on the attached table.
• Check the bulb and replace it, if necessary, with
a new one. Replace using maximum 15W bulb.
6. Excessive frost build-up in the freezer
compartment
• Is the door shut properly?
• Is food obstructing proper door closure?
Attention:
• The front edge of the appliance may be
hot. This prevents the formation of
condensation and is not a defect.
• Gurgling and hissing noises due to
expansion in the refrigerant circuit are
normal.
Fig. A

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