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AEG ARCTIS 189 GT Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions
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  • Page 1 ARCTIS 189 GT ARCTIS 261 GT Chest freezer Operating Instructions 820 41 72 36...
  • Page 2 Dear customer, Before placing your new chest freezer into operation please read these operating instructions carefully. They contain important information for safe use, for installation and for care of the appliance. Please keep these operating instructions for future reference. Pass them on to possible new owners of the appliance.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Disposal Appliance Packaging Information Disposal of old Appliances Installation Installation Location The freezer needs air Electrical Connection Appliance Description Control Panel Starting up Temperature adjustment Opening/closing the lid The role of the Pressure Equilisation Valve Low Frost System...
  • Page 4: Safety

    Use for Intended Purpose The freezer is intended for household use. It is suitable for freezing and storage of frozen food. The manufacturer assumes no liability for damages occurring through improper operation or use of the appliance for unintended purposes.
  • Page 5 Bottles and cans may not be placed in the freezer compartment. They can burst when the contents freeze - or even explode if the contents contain carbonic acid! Never place sodas, juices, beer, wine, champagne etc.
  • Page 6: Disposal

    Disposal Appliance Packaging Information All materials are environmentally friendly. They can be safely disposed of at a recycling centre. About the materials: The plastics can be recycled and are identified as follows: >PE< for polyethylene, e.g. the outer covering and the bags in the interior. >PS<...
  • Page 7: Installation

    The climate classification is stipulated on the serial plate which can be found on the inner side of the lid. The following table shows which ambient temperature is correct for each climate classification: Climate classification ARCTIS 189 GT litres litres kg/24h...
  • Page 8: The Freezer Needs Air

    The freezer needs air. The side walls become warm whilst the appliance is on. The heat is generated by the special refrigerating system (shell condenser) and helps prevent condensation. In order for the heat to be able to be dissipated, air must be able to circulate around all the side walls.
  • Page 9: Electrical Connection

    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 mea-sures not be observed. Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the appliance rating plate.
  • Page 10: Appliance Description

    When the appliance has reached the correct temperature for safe storage of frozen food the red signal light will illuminate. If the temperature in the freezer is too high the light will go out. The light may go out for the following reasons: There is a power failure.
  • Page 11: Temperature Adjustment

    OPENING/CLOSING THE LID After opening and closing the lid of your freezer you will not be able to open the lid again immediately. This is because a vacuum will have developed inside, keeping the lid closed until the pressures inside and outside the lid have equalised.
  • Page 12: Low Frost System

    LOW FROST SYSTEM. The patented LOW FROST System reduces the ice-build-up in the chest freezer by up to 80 percent, which results in a longer period of time between defrosting. To get the full benefit of the system, please observe the following...
  • Page 13: Storage Baskets

    The baskets are designed for the storage of food which has already been frozen. The handles can be placed in two positions, as shown. The baskets can either be placed inside the freezer or hung on the edge of the casing.
  • Page 14: Switching The Appliance Off

    Attention! Before freezing food the temperature in the freezer must be -18 °C or colder. Please observe indicated freezing capacity on the rating plate. The freezing capacity represents the maximum amount of fresh goods that can be frozen within 24 hours.
  • Page 15 Turn the control knob to „SUPER” 6-24 hours before placing fresh food in the freezer, depending on how much food is to be frozen. Place the food in the freezer and leave the control knob set to „SUPER” for a further 24 hours.
  • Page 16: Frozen Storage

    Please observe maximum storage times and expiry dates of frozen goods. Store ice cream and fatty foods in the lower area of the freezer (near to the bottom). Defrosting Whilst in operation and when the lid is opened, the moisture inside the freezer forms hoar frost.
  • Page 17: Cleaning And Care

    Remove pieces of ice that break away before defrosting is complete. After defrosting thoroughly clean the freezer interior, as well as interior accessories (see section: "Cleaning and Care"). Cleaning and care For hygienic reasons the appliance interior, including interior accessories, should be cleaned regularly.
  • Page 18: Energy Saving Tips

    Defrost the freezer compartment (see section: "Defrosting"). Clean the appliance and the interior accessories with a cloth and lukewarm water. Commercially available dish washing detergents may also be used. After cleaning wipe with fresh water and rub dry. Attention! Reinsert the plug of the defrost water outlet at the base of the freezer after cleaning.
  • Page 19 (colder). Relocate the appliance. that ambient If it has wait a few minutes for the pressure inside the freezer to the equalise and then open the lid. Do not put excessive force on the handle. Turn the thermostat control knob (warmer).
  • Page 20: Replace Light Bulb

    Light bulb specifications: 220-240 V, max. 15 W, socket: E 14 Pull out the mains plug to switch off the appliance. Open the lid of the chest freezer. The light bulb can be found in the inner lid. Unscrew the bulb, and replace it with a new bulb.
  • Page 21: Service & Spare Parts

    Service and Spare Parts In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to purchase spare parts, contact your local AEG Service Force Centre by telephoning: Your call will be automatically routed to the Service Force Centre covering your post code area.
  • Page 22: Regulations, Standards, Guidelines

    Regulations, Standards, Guidelines This appliance was designed for household use and was manufactured in accordance with the appropriate standards. During manufacturing, necessary measures were taken especially incompliance with the law governing the safety of appliances (GSG), the regulations for the prevention of accidents caused by refrigerating equipment (VBG 20) and the regulations of the association of German Electrical Engineers (VDE).
  • Page 23: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions Standard guarantee conditions We, AEG, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this AEG 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: The appliance has been correctly installed and used only on the electricity or gas supply stated on the rating plate.
  • Page 24 The Elecfrolux Group is the world's largest producer of powered appliances for kifchen, cleaning and outdoor use. More than 55 million Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerations, cookers, washing machines, vaccum cleaners, chain saws and lawn mowers) are sold each year to a value of approx.

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