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AEG 66050i Operating And Installation Instructions

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  • Page 1 ARCTIS U 66050i Built-in freezer Operating and Installation Instructions...
  • Page 2 Dear customer, Before placing your new refrigerator/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 Important Safety Instructions ........4 Disposal........... 6 Appliance Packaging Information.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Intended use • The freezer is intended for use in the home. It is suitable for the fre- ezing of fresh food and storing frozen food, as well as for making ice. If the appliance is used for purposes other than those intended or used incorrectly, no liability can be accepted by the manufacturer for any damage that may be caused.
  • Page 5 • Bottles and cans must not be placed in the freezer. They can burst when the contents freeze, high carbonate content drinks can even explode! Never store lemonade, juices, beer, wine, sparkling wine etc.
  • Page 6: Disposal

    Disposal Appliance Packaging Information All materials are environmentally friendly. They can be dumped or burned at an incinerating plant without danger. 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.
  • Page 7: Installation

    Climate classification If the refrigeration appliance is installed next to another refrigerator or freezer a clearance of 5 cm at the sides is required, in order to prevent the formation of condensation on the outside of the appliance. Grid preparation...
  • Page 8: Reversing The Door

    Re-install the grid to the base of the appliance by pushing on to the clasps (a) until they click. Reversing the door The side at which the door opens can be changed from the right side (as supplied) to the left side, if the installation site requires. To reverse the opening direction of the door, proceed as shown in the figures:...
  • Page 9: Building The Appliance In Under A Worktop

    After completion Warning! of the door reversing opera- tion, check that the door gasket adheres to the cabi- net. If the ambient temper- ature is cold (i.e. in Winter), the gasket may not fit per- fectly to the cabinet. In that case, wait for the natural fitting of the gasket or accelerate this process by...
  • Page 10 Two cabinet securing brackets are supplied with the installa- tion pack. They need to be assembled onto the cabinet prior to cabinet being pushed into the Kitchen aperture. To fit these brackets remove the two screws at the top left and right hand front corners of the cabinet.
  • Page 11 N.B. The joint cover (B) is to be assembled after having installed the appliance in the recess. Push the appliance into place and retain the cab- inet with screws through the securing brackets into the worktop or adjacent woodwork as necessary.
  • Page 12 To mount the furniture door proceed as shown in the fig- ures: clic clic...
  • Page 13 Upper part of kitchen furniture panel Lower part of kitchen furniture panel...
  • Page 14 Refit the covering strip.
  • Page 15: Fitting The Plinth

    Fitting the plinth Important! For the efficient operation of the appliance, it is important that the original ventilation grid is used. • For an opening height dimension A=820 mm and a plinth height dimension a=100 mm, the plinth may be fitted without adjustments. The same applies to an opening height dimension B=870 mm and a plinth height dimension b=150 mm.
  • Page 16: Electrical Connection

    The mains cable may only be changed by a qualified electrician or competent person. If your appliance needs repairing, please contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. Electrical Connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
  • Page 17: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance View of the appliance Freezer calendar Control panel Drawer (only for storage) Drawer (for storing frozen food and freezing fresh produce) Temperature display Magnet holder for door alarm Prior to Initial Start–Up Please clean the appliance interior and all accessories prior to initial start-up (see section: “Cleaning and Care”).
  • Page 18: Operating And Indicator Panel

    Operating and indicator panel Important! Only use the appliance when built-in! 1 Thermostat control knob 2 ON/OFF switch 3 Pilot light (green) 4 Warning light (red) 5 Fast freeze light (yellow) 6 Fast freeze button and used to switch off the warning tone The appliance can be activated/deactivated by pressing the ON/OFF switch (2).
  • Page 19: Warning System

    - if the appliance door is left open too long; - if the temperature in the freezer compartment is too warm. "Open Door" warning The warning tone sounds if the door is left open for more than 60 seconds.
  • Page 20: Starting Up And Temperature Regulation

    Ice pack There is an ice pack in one drawer of the freezer. Refer to the section “Prior to Initial Start–Up” concerning freezing of the ice pack. In the event of a power failure or malfunction, the ice pack will lengthen the amount of time it takes for the frozen food to defrost by several hours.
  • Page 21 • Bottles and cans must not be placed in the freezer. They can burst when the contents freeze, high carbonate content drinks can even explode! Never store lemonade, juices, beer, wine, sparkling wine etc.
  • Page 22: Storage Goods Symbol/Freezing Calendar

    Preparation of Ice Cubes Fill the ice cube tray 3/4 full with cold water, place it in the freezer compartment and leave to freeze. To loosen the frozen cubes, either bend the ice cube tray or hold it under running water for a few seconds.
  • Page 23: Defrosting

    Under no circumstances use hard or pointed objects for this purpose. The freezer should always be defrosted when the layer of frost has reached a thickness of approx. 4 millimetres. Defrost should be carried out once a year regardless of the amount of frost that has built up. A good time for defrosting is when the appliance is empty or contains only little food.
  • Page 24: Switching Off The Appliance

    Switch off the appliance by turning the temperature regulator to position "0". Remove the mains plug or switch off or disconnect from the electricity supply. Defrost freezer and clean thoroughly (see section: “Defrosting and Cleaning”). Leave the door open to avoid the build up of odours. Cleaning and Care For hygienic reasons the appliance interior, including interior acces- sories, should be cleaned regularly.
  • Page 25: Magnetic Door Seal

    Carefully pull the air deflector out (3). Magnetic door seal After opening and closing the door of your freezer you will not be able to open the door again immediately. This is because a vacuum will have developed inside, keeping the door closed until the pressures inside and outside the door have equalised.
  • Page 26: Energy Saving Tips

    • Do not leave the door open any longer than necessary. • Do not set temperature any colder than necessary. • Check the storage temperature in the freezer on the thermometer. • Put frozen food in the fridge to defrost. The cold in the frozen food will then be used to cool the fridge.
  • Page 27 29 hours. If the freezer is without a cold accumulator the hold over time will be reduced to about 20 hours.
  • Page 28 Symptoms The freezer temperature is not sufficient, red light illuminates, temperature alarm signal sounds. The compressor does not start immediately after changing the temperature setting. Important: regularly check on the red temperature pilot light and thermometer to establish that the storage temperature is being main- tained.
  • Page 29: 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 30: Noises During Operation

    Noises during Operation The following noises are characteristic of refrigeration appliances: • Clicks • Humming As soon as the compressor is in operation, you can hear • Bubbling/ When refrigerant flows into thin tubes, you can hear Splashing bubbling or splashing noises. Even after the compressor Regulations, Standards, Guidelines This appliance was designed for household use and was manufactured in accordance with the appropriate standards.
  • Page 31: Technical Terminology

    They have a rela- tively 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. Closed circulation system that contains the refriger- ant.
  • Page 32 AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg © Copyright by AEG 03-0301 2222 740-24...

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