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ARCTIS 2388-1 GA
Freezer no_frost
Operating Instructions
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  • Page 1 ARCTIS 2388-1 GA Freezer no_frost Operating Instructions 818 22 23-00/1...
  • Page 2 "What to do if ...". If these instructions should not be sufficient, please contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. Printed on paper manufactured with environmentally sound processes. he who thinks ecologically acts accordingly ...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Safety Instructions ........Environmental Information ........Appliance Transport .
  • Page 4 Contents Freezing ............19 Frozen Storage .
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions The safety of our appliances is in accordance with recognised techno- logical standards and appliance safety legislation. We nevertheless feel that it is important to acquaint you with the following safety guidelines: Use for Intended Purpose • The appliance is intended for use at home. Depending on the preset operation mode, this appliance becomes suitable for freezing, for fro- zen storage of foods, for ice preparation or for cooling of foods.
  • Page 6 Important Safety Instructions themselves into the appliance (danger of suffocation!) or place themselves into other life-endangering situations. • Children often do not recognise the dangers involved with household appliances. Please provide for the necessary supervision and do not allow children to play with the appliance! Daily Operation •...
  • Page 7: Environmental Information

    • Refrigerators or feezers may only be repaired by trained personnel. Repairs carried out by untrained personnel can lead to substantial danger. Please contact your dealer or our customer service department for repairs. Environmental Information Appliance Packaging Information Dispose of the packaging material of your appliance correctly. All the packaging materials used are harmless to the environment and can be recycled.
  • Page 8: Appliance Transport

    Appliance Transport Two persons are required for transport of the appliance. There are two recessed handles at the front of the base and at the back of the appli- ance at the top for improved gripping. 1. Grip the appliance with the recessed handles positioned as in the draw- ing, and transport the appliance.
  • Page 9: Installation

    The position of the freezer part and the fridge part in the combination fridge-freezer can be decided by the customer. However the final assembly of the appliance or a later change in the position of the freezer and fridge must be carried out by the AEG Customer Care Department. Installation Location The appliance should be installed in a well ventilated, dry room.
  • Page 10: The Freezer Needs Ventilation

    Installation The freezer needs ventilation 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 cir- culation never cover or alter the vent open- ings. Important! If the appliance is installed under, for example, a hanging cabinet, a clearance of at least 10 cm between the top of the appli-...
  • Page 11: Opening The Door

    Opening the door If the door is closed when the appliance is in operation, it cannot be immediately opened again, because a vacuum occurs which holds the door closed until pressure has been equalised. The door can be opened again after several minutes. The no-frost (frost free) system •...
  • Page 12: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance View of the appliance á Control panel à Interior Illumination â Cold accumulation block (not on all models) ä Compartments with lids and drawers ã Maxi-Box å Drawer (for frozen food storage only) ç Rating plate Cold accumulation block There is one cold accumulation block in the freezer.
  • Page 13: Control Panel

    Description of the appliance Control Panel 1 ON/OFF button 2 Temperature setting button (for warmer temperatures) 3 Temperature display 4 Temperature setting button (for colder temperatures) 5 FROSTMATIC indicator light (yellow) 6 FROSTMATIC button 7 WARNING indicator light (red) 8 WARNING OFF button (see "Control and Information Systems") Temperature setting buttons The temperature is adjusted using the „+“...
  • Page 14: Temperature Display

    Description of the appliance Temperature display The temperature display shows several types of information. • In normal operation the current freezer compartment temperature is displayed (ACTUAL temperature). • During temperature adjustment, a blinking display of the temperature selected at the moment occurs (DESIRED temperature). •...
  • Page 15: Prior To Initial Start-Up

    Prior to Initial Start–Up Before connecting the appliance to the mains and putting it into oper- ation for the first time, leave the appliance to stand for 30 minutes if was transported upright. After transport on its side, the appliance must be left to stand for 4 hours before putting it into operation.
  • Page 16: Temperature Adjustment

    Temperature Adjustment 1. Press either the „+“ (WARMER) or „-“ (COLDER) button. The temperature display switches over and the DESIRED temperature currently set flashes on the temperature display. 2. To adjust to a warmer temperature, press the „+“ (WARMER) button. To adjust to a colder temperature, press the „-“...
  • Page 17: Control And Information Systems

    Control and Information Systems The control and information systems consist of the temperature display, an optical warning display and an acoustic warning. The system warns if: – if the appliance door remains open for longer than 80 seconds; – if the temperature in the freezer compartment is too warm; –...
  • Page 18: Function Errors

    Control and Information Systems If the WARNING OFF button is pressed now, the red warning indicator switches off. In addition, the temperature display will show for five sec- onds the highest temperature the frozen food has warmed to. Then the display will change to the current freezer temperature.
  • Page 19: Freezing

    Freezing Except for the bottom drawer, which serves for storage purposes, all compartments and drawers are suited for freezing small quantities of food. The two upper compartments are suited for freezing of large quantities of food. Important! • The temperature in the freezer compartment must be –18 °C or colder before freezing food.
  • Page 20: Frozen Storage

    Tips: • The following are suited for the packaging of frozen goods: – freezer bags and polyethylene wraps; – plastic containers for frozen goods; – extra–thick aluminium foil. • The following are suitable for sealing bags and wrap: plastic clips, rubber bands or tape. •...
  • Page 21: Storage Goods Symbols/Freezing Calendar

    Storage Goods Symbols/Freezing Calendar (not on all models) • The symbols on the drawers show different types of frozen goods. • The numbers indicate storage times in months for the appropriate types of frozen goods. Whether the upper or lower value of the indicated storage time is valid depends on the quality of the foods and pre-treating before freezing.
  • Page 22: Maintenance And Cleaning

    Maintenance and Cleaning Before any maintenance or cleaning work is carried out DISCONNECT the appliance from the ELECTRICITY supply. Warning! • Never clean the appliance with a steam cleaner. Moisture could accumulate in electrical components, danger of electrical shock! Hot vapours can lead to the damage of plastic parts.
  • Page 23: What To Do If

    What to do if ... Correcting Malfunctions Perhaps a malfunction has been caused by a minor error, which you can correct yourself with the help of the following instructions. Do not attempt any further repairs if the following instructions do not help in each specific case.
  • Page 24 What to do if ... Malfunction Possible cause Remedy Temperature is not properly Please refer to the section adjusted. "Temperature Adjustment". Door was open for a long Only leave the door open time. as long as necessary. The freezer compartment Within the last 24 hours a temperature is insufficient.
  • Page 25: Replacing The Light Bulb

    Replacing the light bulb Warning! Danger of electrical shock! Before replacing the light bulb switch appliance off and remove the mains plug, or switch off or turn out the circuit breaker or fuse. Light bulb specifications: 220-240 V, max. 25 W, socket: E 14 1.
  • Page 26: 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 27: Customer Service

    Customer Service If you cannot find the remedy for a malfunction in these operating instructions, please contact your dealer or our customer service department. Addresses and telephone numbers are listed in the accompanying booklet "Guarantee Conditions/Customer Service Locations". Selective ordering of replacement parts can save unnecessary travel and costs.
  • Page 28 USD 14 billion in more than 150 countries around the world. AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg © Copyright by AEG 818 2223 – 00/1 - 0903 Subject to change without notice...