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AEG A 40100 GS Operating Instructions Manual

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ARCTIS
Freezer
Operating instructions
A 40100 GS
A/AE/1. (05.)
PERFECT IN FORM AND FUNCTION
200380143

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    ARCTIS Freezer Operating instructions A 40100 GS A/AE/1. (05.) PERFECT IN FORM AND FUNCTION 200380143...

  • Page 2

    Dear customer, Before switching on your new appliance 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 Instruction ....................5 Disposal............................7 Appliance Packaging Information ..................7 Disposal of Old Appliances .....................7 Remove Transport Packaging....................7 Installation..........................8 Installation Location .......................8 Levelling............................9 Reversing the Door........................9 Electrical Connection......................11 Description of the Appliance ....................12 View of the Appliance......................12 Prior to Initial Start-Up ......................13 Control panel...........................13 Basket Storage .........................14 Freezer Tray..........................14...

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    Contents External Cleaning........................19 Magnetic door seal.........................19 Energy Saving Tips.........................20 What to do if .........................21 Correcting Malfunctions .......................21 Noises During Operation ....................22 Regulations, Standards, Guidelines ................22 Technical Terminology ......................23...

  • Page 5: Important Safety Instruction

    Important Safety Instructions These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure you fully understand them before installing or using the appliance. Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure about the meaning of these warnings contact the Customer Care Department for assistance. Intended use The refrigerator is intended for use in the home.

  • Page 6

    Important Safety Instructions Often children cannot recognise the hazards present in household appliances. It is therefore important that you ensure adequate supervision and never let children play with the appliance! Daily Operation Containers with flammable gases or liquids can leak at low temperatures. There is a risk of an explosion! Do not store any containers with flammable materials such as spray cans, fire extinguisher refill cartridges etc in the refrigerator/freezer.

  • Page 7: Disposal

    Disposal Appliance Packaging Information All materials are environmentally sound! They can be disposed of 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. >PS<...

  • Page 8: Installation

    Installation Installation Location The appliance should be set up in a well ventilated, dry room. Energy use and efficient performance of the appliance 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 9: Levelling

    Installation Levelling The appliance must be level. Level the appliance adjusting adjustable feet (1) at the front of the appliance. If required the washer (2) can be removed. 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.

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    Installation To reverse the handle proceed as follows: Remove screw covers (if fitted) and handle retaining screws. Remove blanking plugs on the opposite side using a punch. Relocate the handle to the opposite side and refit retaining screws (covers if fitted), and push the plastic plugs supplied with the instruction book into the holes where the handle was...

  • Page 11: Electrical Connection

    Installation Electrical Connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. This appliance must be earthed. The manufacturer declines any liability should these safety measures not be observed. Electrical Requirements Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the appliance rating...

  • Page 12: Description Of The Appliance

    Installation Description of the Appliance View of the Appliance 1. Freezing tray (with 1 ice trays) 6. Defrost water outlet 2. Freezing compartment 7. Adjustable feet 3. Storing compartments 8. Door gasket (wire baskets) 9. Thermostat 4. Rating Plate 10. Air grid 5.

  • Page 13: Prior To Initial Start-up

    Prior to Initial Start–Up Please clean the appliance interior and all accessories prior to initialstart-up (see section: “Cleaning and Care”). Control panel The indicator lights are situated in the control panel. a.) Green Indicator Light When appliance switched on at the mains the green indicator light...

  • Page 14: Basket Storage

    Installation Basket Storage Frozen food should be stored in the two lower baskets and the top compartment used for fast freezing. Freezer Tray The freezer tray is particularly suitable for open freezing, for example strawberries, raspberries etc.

  • Page 15: Starting Up And Temperature Regulation

    Starting up and temperature regulation To Start the Appliance 1.Allow the appliance to stand for 2 hrs after installation. 2. Plug in the appliance and switch on at the mains supply. 3. Freezing different products should always be done in the freezing compartment after proper preparation.

  • Page 16: Switching Off The Appliance

    Switching Off the Appliance When the appliance is not in use for long periods, disconnect from the electricity supply, empty all foods and clean the appliance, leaving the door open to prevent unpleasant smells. Freezing and Storing Frozen Food It is important that fresh food placed in the freezer is frozen quickly and that the food already in the freezer is heated as little as possible.

  • Page 17: Thawing

    Thawing Deep frozen or frozen food, prior to being used, can be thawed in a fridge or at room temperature, depending on the time available. Small food items may even be cooked from frozen, in this case cooking will take longer. Any frozen food which is allowed to thaw accidentally should either be eaten as soon as possible, or thrown away.

  • Page 18: Defrosting

    Defrosting The freezer compartment will become progressively covered with frost. This should be removed with the special plastic scraper provided whenever the thickness of frost exceeds 6 mm (1/4“). During this operation it is not necessary to switch off the power supply or to remove the foodstuffs.

  • Page 19: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and Care Before any maintenance or cleaning is carried out you must DISCONNECT the appliance from the electricity supply. Internal Cleaning 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 20: Energy Saving Tips

    Energy Saving Tips Do not install the appliance near cookers, radiators or other sources of warmth. High ambient temperatures cause longer, more frequent operation of the compressor. Ensure sufficient air circulation and exhaust at the appliance base and at the back wall of the appliance. Never cover air vent openings. Do not place warm foods into the appliance.

  • Page 21: What To Do If

    What to do if ... Correcting Malfunctions A malfunction may be caused by only a minor fault that you can rectify yourself using the following instructions. Do not perform any other work on the appliance if the following information does not provide assistance in your specific case.

  • Page 22: Noises During Operation

    Noises During Operation The following noises are characteristic of refrigeration appliances: Clicks Whenever the compressor switches on or off, a click can be heard. Humming As soon as the compressor is in operation, you can hear it humming. Bubbling/Splashing When refrigerant flows into thin tubes, you can hear bubbling or splashing noises.

  • Page 23: 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.

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