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AEG ARCTIS 75248 GA Operating Instructions Manual

Electronic freezer no-frost
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ARCTIS 75248 GA1
Electronic Freezer no_frost
Operating Instructions
818 35 95-01/9


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  • Page 1 ARCTIS 75248 GA ARCTIS 75248 GA1 Electronic Freezer no_frost Operating Instructions 818 35 95-01/9...
  • Page 2 "What to do if ...". If these instructions should not be sufficient, please contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. If you require assistance or advice on your appliance, please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone:...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Safety Instructions ........Environmental Information ........Appliance Transport .
  • Page 4 Contents Opening the door ..........19 Freezing .
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure that you understand them all before installing or using this appli- ance. Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure about any of the meanings of these warnings contact the Customer Care Department.
  • Page 6 • Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the appliance yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. 818 35 95-01/9...
  • Page 7: Environmental Information

    Environmental Information Packaging material The packaging materials are environmentally friendly and can be recy- cled. The plastic components are identified by markings, e.g. >PE<, >PS<, etc. Please dispose of the packaging materials in the appropriate container at your local waste disposal facilities. Old appliance The symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this...
  • Page 8: Before Use

    Before Use Packaging 1. Remove all adhesive tape and packaging from the interior of the appli- ance. Any remnants of adhesive can be removed with white spirit. 2. Remove the transport protection pieces and pull off the adhesive tape. 3. Wash the inside of the appliance with lukewarm water with a little bicarbonate of soda added (5 ml to 0.5 litre of water).
  • Page 9: The Freezer Needs Ventilation

    The climate classification can be found on the rating 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 The freezer needs ventilation Air is fed under the door through the vent slots in the base and is exhausted upwards along the back wall.
  • Page 10: Electrical Connection

    Installation 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. Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the appliance rating plate.
  • Page 11: Opening The Door

    Opening the door If the door is closed when the appliance is in operation, it cannot be immediately opened again, because a vacuum occurs which holds the door closed until pressure has been equalised. The door can be opened again after several minutes. The no-frost (frost free) system •...
  • Page 12: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance View of the appliance á Control panel à Interior Illumination â Cold accumulation block (not on all models) ä Compartments with lids and drawers ã Maxi-Box å Drawer (for frozen food storage only) ç Rating plate Cold accumulation block There is one cold accumulation block in the freezer.
  • Page 13: Control Panel

    Control Panel 1 ON/OFF button 2 Temperature setting button (for warmer temperatures) 3 Temperature display 4 Temperature setting button (for colder temperatures) 5 FROSTMATIC indicator light (yellow) 6 FROSTMATIC button 7 WARNING indicator light (red) 8 ALARM OFF button (see "Control and Information Systems") Temperature setting buttons These buttons are connected to the temperature display.
  • Page 14: Temperature Display

    Description of the appliance Temperature display • In normal operation the current freezer compartment temperature is displayed (ACTUAL temperature). • During temperature adjustment, a flashing display of the temperature selected at the moment occurs (DESIRED temperature). • In the event that frozen food has been partially or totally defrosted, perhaps as the result of a lengthy power failure and if the ALARM OFF button is activated the temperature display will show the warmest temperature the frozen food has reached on restoration of the power...
  • Page 15: Prior To Initial Start-Up

    Prior to Initial Start–Up Before connecting the appliance to the mains and putting it into oper- ation for the first time, leave the appliance to stand for 30 minutes if was transported upright. After transport on its side, the appliance must be left to stand for 2 hours before putting it into operation.
  • Page 16: Temperature Adjustment

    Temperature Adjustment 1. Press either the „+“ (WARMER) or „-“ (COLDER) button. The temperature display switches over and the DESIRED temperature currently set flashes on the temperature display. 2. To adjust to a warmer temperature, press the „+“ (WARMER) button. To adjust to a colder temperature, press the „-“...
  • Page 17: Switching The Appliance Off

    Switching the Appliance Off In order to protect frozen goods, the appliance is guarded against accidental switching off (child-proof). 1. To switch off press and hold the ON/OFF button for approx. 5 seconds. A so-called "count down" is started in the temperature display, which counts backwards from "3"...
  • Page 18: Control And Information Systems

    Control and Information Systems The control and information systems consist of the temperature display, an optical warning display and an acoustic warning. The system warns: – when first switching on the appliance (when the storage temperature has not yet been attained); –...
  • Page 19: Temperature Memory

    Temperature memory While the current freezer temperature is above -11 °C, the warmest temperature the freezer has reached during the alarm period is stored and can be called up as often as wished by pressing the ALARM OFF button. If the temperature in the freezer compartment drops to under -11 °C and the ALARM OFF button has not been pressed prior, the warning tone will switch off automatically.
  • Page 20: Freezing

    Freezing Except for the bottom drawer, which serves for storage purposes, all compartments and drawers are suited for freezing small quantities of fresh food. The two upper compartments are suited for freezing of large quantities of food. Important! • The temperature in the freezer compartment must be –18 °C or colder before freezing food.
  • Page 21: Frozen Storage

    Tips: • The following are suited for the packaging of frozen goods: – freezer bags and polyethylene wraps; – plastic containers for frozen goods; – extra–thick aluminium foil. • The following are suitable for sealing bags and wrap: plastic clips, rubber bands or tape. •...
  • Page 22: Storage Goods Symbols/Freezing Calendar

    Storage Goods Symbols/Freezing Calendar (not on all models) • The symbols on the drawers show different types of frozen goods. • The numbers indicate storage times in months for the appropriate types of frozen goods. Whether the upper or lower value of the indicated storage time is valid depends on the quality of the foods and pre-treating before freezing.
  • Page 23: Hints And Tips

    Hints and Tips Normal Operating Sounds • You may hear faint gurgling or bubbling sounds when the refrigerant is pumped through the coils or tubing at the rear, to the cooling plate/evaporator. • When the compressor is on, the refrigerant is being pumped round and you will hear a whirring sound or pulsating noise from the com- pressor.
  • Page 24: Maintenance And Cleaning

    Maintenance and Cleaning Before any maintenance or cleaning work is carried out DISCONNECT the appliance from the ELECTRICITY supply. Internal Cleaning 1. Clean the inside and accessories with warm water and bicarbonate of soda (5 ml to 0.5 litre of water). Rinse and dry thoroughly. Warning! •...
  • Page 25: What To Do If

    What to do if ... Correcting Malfunctions Perhaps a malfunction has been caused by a minor error, which you can correct yourself with the help of the following instructions. Do not attempt any further repairs if the following instructions do not help in each specific case.
  • Page 26 What to do if ... Malfunction The appliance is over- cooling. The freezer compartment temperature is insufficient. Interior illumination does not function. Accumulation of frost at the door seal. Unusual noises. The compressor does not start immediately after pressing the FROSTMATIC button, or after changing the temperature setting.
  • Page 27: Replacing The Light Bulb

    Replacing the light bulb Warning! Danger of electrical shock! Before replacing the light bulb switch appliance off and remove the mains plug, or switch off or disconnect from the electricity supply. Light bulb specifications: 220-240 V, max. 25 W, socket: E 14 1.
  • Page 28: Technical Terminology

    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.
  • Page 29: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions Standard Guarantee Conditions We, AEG-Electrolux, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this AEG-Electrolux appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our discretion repair or replace the same FREE OF CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage on condition that: •...
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  • Page 31: Service & Spare Parts

    Please note that a valid purchase receipt or guarantee documentation is required for in-guarantee service calls. Customer Care For general enquiries concerning your AEG-Electrolux appliance, or for further information on AEG-Electrolux products please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at
  • Page 32 USD 14 billion in more than 150 countries around the world. AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg © Copyright by AEG 818 35 95 – 01/9 - 1205 Subject to change without notice...

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