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AEG 2170-4 Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 ÖKO-ARCTIS SUPER 2170-4 Upright Freezer Operating Instructions 818 14 33-00/7...
  • Page 2 Dear customer, Before placing your new 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

    Opening the Freezer Door ........
  • Page 4 Contents Maintenance and Cleaning ........24 Internal Cleaning .
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    Customer Care Department. Prior to Installation • Check the freezer for transport damage. Under no circumstances should a damaged appliance be installed! In the event of damage, please contact your retailer.
  • Page 6 • Do not remove items from the freezer compartment if your hands are damp/wet, as this could cause skin abrasions or frost/freezer burns. • Bottles and cans must not be placed in the freezer. They can burst when the contents freeze.
  • Page 7: Environmental Information

    Environmental Information Packaging All transit packaging materials are environmentally compatible and can be reused. Wood is un-treated. 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 8: Before Use

    0 In order to push the appliance into its final position, press carefully at the top of the door and tip the appliance back slightly. The weight is then transferred to the back wheels and the appliance can be easily pushed.
  • Page 9: Installation

    Installation Installation Location The appliance should be installed in a well ventilated, dry room. Energy use is affected by the ambient temperature. The appliance should therefore – not be exposed to direct sunlight; – not be installed next to radiators, cookers or other sources of heat; –...
  • Page 10: The Freezer Needs Air

    Installation The freezer needs air Air is fed under the door through the vent slots in the base and is exhausted upwards along the back wall. To ensure proper air circulation never cover or alter the vent openings. Important! If the appliance is installed...
  • Page 11: 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 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 12: Opening The Freezer Door

    Opening the Freezer Door If the freezer door is closed when the appliance is in operation, it is possible that it cannot be immediately opened again, because a vacuum occurs in the freezer which holds the door closed until pressure has been equalised.
  • Page 13 0 Remove the door fitting from the door bearing (1, 2). Move the bea- ring pivot from the right to the left hand hole (3). Place the door fitting supplied on the bearing pivot (4, 5). 0 Remove the door fitting on the lower right (1) and reposition the door bearing cover from the lower left to the right of the door (2),...
  • Page 14 Changing Over The Door Hinges 0 Carefully slide the door onto the top bearing pivot and close. 0 Place the lower door bearing with the bearing pivot in the lower left of the door and fasten. 0 Move the door handle from the left to the right and cover the remaining holes with the hole cover pins attached.
  • Page 15: Description Of The Appliance

    The bottom drawer also serves as a water collector when defrosting Freezer tray A freezer tray with two ice cube trays and one cold accumulation block is inserted at the very top of the freezer compartment. Berries, for example, can be pre-frozen on the freezer tray. Advantage: The berries are not squeezed and maintain their natural form.
  • Page 16: Cold Accumulation Block

    Cold accumulation block There is one cold accumulation block in the freezer tray. Refer to the section “Prior to Initial Start–Up” concerning freezing of the cold accumulation block. In the event of a power failure or malfunction, the cold accumulation...
  • Page 17: Initial Use

    Initial use 1 Warning indicator light (red) 2 WARNING OFF button 3 Fast freeze indicator light (yellow) 4 Fast freeze button 5 Pilot light (green) 6 Temperature regulator and ON/OFF-switch The temperature regulator is also the ON/OFF-switch. A coin is needed to turn the temperature regulator. This makes it more difficult to change the temperature setting accidentally (child protec- tion).
  • Page 18 0 Press the WARNING OFF button to switch off the warning tone. The warning light and warning tone switch off automatically when the temperature in the freezer compartment drops again and returns to the setting of the temperature regulator. 0 Press the fast freeze button. The yellow fast freeze light illuminates. The red warning light remains illuminated until the required temperature has been reached.
  • Page 19: Switching The Appliance Off

    Except for the bottom drawer, which serves for storage purposes, all compartments and drawers are suited for freezing. Important! • The temperature in the freezer compartment must be –18 °C or col- der before freezing food. • Please observe the freezing capacity given on the rating plate. The freezing capacity is the maximum quantity of fresh food that can be frozen within a period of 24 hours.
  • Page 20: Frozen Storage

    Important! Wait until the necessary storage temperature of –18 °C has been reached before storing food already frozen. • Load freezer only with packaged frozen goods, so that they do not dry out or lose their flavour, and so that no flavour contamination of other frozen goods can occur.
  • Page 21: Preparation Of Ice Cubes

    Preparation of Ice Cubes 0 Fill the ice cube tray 3/4 full with cold water, place it in the freezer and leave to freeze. 0 To loosen the frozen cubes, either bend the ice cube tray or hold it under running water for a few seconds.
  • Page 22 In addition, remove pieces of ice that break away before defrosting is complete. 0 After defrosting, thoroughly clean the freezer compartment and interior fittings ( see "Maintenance and Cleaning" section). 818 14 33-00/7...
  • Page 23: Hints And Tips

    • A thermostat controls the compressor and you will hear a faint click when the thermostat cuts in and out. Food Storage To obtain the best performance from your freezer: • Do not store warm food or evaporating liquids. • Do not store food uncovered.
  • Page 24: Maintenance And Cleaning

    ELECTRICITY supply. Internal Cleaning 0 Defrost the freezer compartment (see section: "Defrosting"). 0 Clean the inside and accessories with warm water and bicarbonate of soda (5 ml to 0.5 litre of water). Rinse and dry thoroughly.
  • Page 25 Sympton The temperature in the freezer is too high. The compressor runs continuously Excessive build up of frost. Noise The compressor does not start immedia- tely after changing the temperature set- ting. If after the above checks there is still a fault, call your local AEG Service Force Centre.
  • Page 26: Service & Spare Parts

    Service & Spare Parts In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to pur- chase spare parts, contact your local AEG Service Force Centre by tele- phoning Your call will be automatically routed to the Service Centre covering your post code area.
  • Page 27: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions AEG offer the following guarantee to the first purchaser of this appliance: 1. The guarantee is valid for 12 month commencing when the appliance is handed over to the first retail purchaser, which must be verified by purchase invoice or similar documentation. The guarantee does not cover commercial use.
  • Page 28: European Guarantee

    Guarantee Conditions European Guarantee If you should move to another country within Europe then your gua- rantee moves with you to your new home subject to the following qua- lifications: • The guarantee starts from the date you first purchased your product. •...
  • Page 29: Technical Terminology

    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 30: Regulations, Standards, Guidelines

    Regulations, Standards, Guidelines This appliance was designed for household use and was manufactured in accordance with the appropriate standards. The necessary measures in accordance with appliance safety legislation regulations (GSG), acci- dent prevention regulations for refrigeration appliances (VBG 20) and the regulations of the German Society of Electrical Engineers (VDE) were observed in the manufacture of this appliance.
  • Page 32 AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg © Copyright by AEG 818 1433 – 00/7 - 1198...

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