60202007GB.fm Page 14 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT PRECAUTIONS AND GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS USING THE FREEZER DEFROSTING AND CLEANING THE FREEZER CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE AFTER-SALES SERVICE INSTALLATION ELECTRICAL CONNECTION...
60202007GB.fm Page 15 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE • Your new appliance is designed exclusively for domestic use. To ensure best use of your appliance, carefully read the instructions which contain a description of the appliance and advice on storing and preserving food.
60202007GB.fm Page 16 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM PRECAUTIONS AND GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS • During installation, make sure the appliance does not damage the power cable. • Make sure the appliance is not near a heat source. • To guarantee adequate ventilation, leave a space on both sides and above the appliance and follow the installation instructions.
60202007GB.fm Page 17 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM USING THE FREEZER The freezer can be used for storing already frozen food and for freezing fresh food. Switching on the freezer for the first time • The freezer temperature does not have to set with the thermostat because the appliance is already factory-set.
60202007GB.fm Page 18 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM Advice for freezing and storing fresh food. • Before freezing, wrap and seal fresh food in: aluminium foil, transparent film, waterproof plastic bags, polyethylene containers with lids or freezer containers suitable for the food being frozen.
60202007GB.fm Page 19 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM Removing the drawers • Pull out the drawers as far as they go, then lift slightly and remove. Note: The drawers can be removed in order to obtain more space. Make sure that the load does not exceed the limit (if present) indicated on the side walls of the appliance.
60202007GB.fm Page 20 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM DEFROSTING AND CLEANING THE FREEZER Before any cleaning or maintenance operation, always unplug the appliance or disconnect it from the power supply. Defrost the freezer once or twice a year, or when the frost on the refrigeration grills is excessive.
60202007GB.fm Page 21 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE 1. The appliance does not work. •Is there a power failure? •Is the main switch turned on? •Are the household electrical system protection devices efficient? •Is the thermostat correctly set? •Was the appliance switched on correctly? 2.
60202007GB.fm Page 22 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM INSTALLATION • Install the freezer away from heat sources. Installation in a hot place, direct exposure to sunlight or placing it near a heat source (radiators, cookers) will increase energy consumption and should therefore be avoided. •...
60202007GB.fm Page 23 Monday, December 4, 2006 1:14 PM Installation requirements To ensure correct appliance operation, it must not be exposed to temperatures below 16 °C or above 32 °C. It is advisable to avoid the following places: kitchens without ventilation, outside rooms, greenhouses, garages.
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...