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Whirlpool ARC 6980 Instructions For Use Manual

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3gb33000a.fm5 Page 14 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE

BEFORE USING THE FREEZER
SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT
PRECAUTIONS AND GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS
INSTALLATION
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
CONTROL PANEL
HOW TO OPERATE THE APPLIANCE
USING THE FREEZER
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
AFTER-SALES SERVICE
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
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  • Page 1: Instructions For Use

    3gb33000a.fm5 Page 14 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE BEFORE USING THE FREEZER SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT PRECAUTIONS AND GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS INSTALLATION PRODUCT DESCRIPTION CONTROL PANEL HOW TO OPERATE THE APPLIANCE USING THE FREEZER CARE AND MAINTENANCE TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE AFTER-SALES SERVICE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION...
  • Page 2: Before Using The Freezer

    3gb33000a.fm5 Page 15 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM BEFORE USING THE FREEZER Your new appliance is a freezer designed exclusively for 1. After unpacking the appliance, check for damage and domestic use. make sure that the door shuts properly. Any damage must be reported to your dealer within 24 hours after The appliance is set for optimum operation at specific delivery of the appliance.
  • Page 3: Installation

    3gb33000a.fm5 Page 16 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM INSTALLATION Install the appliance in a dry, well-ventilated place, away from heat sources such as: heaters, stoves, direct exposure to the sun, etc. If this is not possible, the following side distances must be respected: •...
  • Page 4: Control Panel

    3gb33000a.fm5 Page 17 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM CONTROL PANEL 1. ON/OFF button with green LED; 2. Digital display; 3. Adjustment button to lower the temperature; 4. Adjustment button to increase the temperature; 5. ECO function button with green LED; 6.
  • Page 5: How To Operate The Appliance

    3gb33000a.fm5 Page 18 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM HOW TO OPERATE THE APPLIANCE Switching on the appliance • Plug in the appliance. • Two horizontal lines appear on the digital display (2). • When the appliance is warm (internal temperature above 10° C) only the two lines in the middle remain illuminated.
  • Page 6: Using The Freezer

    3gb33000a.fm5 Page 19 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM USING THE FREEZER Freezing The amount of fresh food (in kg) that can be frozen in 24 hours is indicated on the appliance data plate. For optimum appliance performance, press the fast freeze button 24 hours before placing fresh food in the freezer; the corresponding yellow LED (6) will light up.
  • Page 7: Care And Maintenance

    3gb33000a.fm5 Page 20 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM Defrosting Defrost the appliance at least once a year or when the ice on the walls reaches a thickness of about 3 mm. In between one defrosting and the next, remove frost from time to time from the freezer grids using a spatula. Do not use sharp or pointed tools.
  • Page 8: Troubleshooting Guide

    3gb33000a.fm5 Page 21 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE ALARMS DESCRIPTION Indicates that the freezer has not yet reached a sufficiently cold TEMPERATURE ALARM temperature for storage of frozen foodstuffs (above -12° C). The acoustic alarm sounds and the red LED (8) blinks. Press button (8) to mute the acoustic alarm, then select the fast freeze function and check for any faults.
  • Page 9 3gb33000a.fm5 Page 22 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM BEFORE CONTACTING AFTER-SALES SERVICE Fault Actions The red LED blinks Refer to paragraph “ Alarms”. Check no fresh food has been placed in the freezer recently. Check the appliance is not positioned near a heat source. Check that air circulates freely in the air vents.
  • Page 10: After Sales Service

    3gb33000a.fm5 Page 23 Monday, August 20, 2001 12:41 PM AFTER-SALES SERVICE Before contacting After-Sales Service Specify: • the nature of the problem, 1. See if you can solve the problem yourself (see • the model, paragraph “TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE”). • the Service number (the number after the word 2.
  • Page 11: Electrical Connection

    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...

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