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AEG ARCTIS Operating Instructions Manual

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ARCTIS
Gefrierschrank
Diepvriezer
Freezer
Gebrauchsanweisung
Gebruiksaanwijzing
Operating instructions

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  • Page 1 ARCTIS Gefrierschrank Diepvriezer Freezer Gebrauchsanweisung Gebruiksaanwijzing Operating 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. These operating instructions are for use with several technically com- parable models with varying accessories.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety ...........49 Disposal .
  • Page 4: Safety

    Safety The safety aspects of our refrigerators/freezers comply with accepted technical standards and the German Appliance Safety Law. Nevertheless, we consider it our obligation to make you aware of the following safety information: 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.
  • Page 5 Safety catches, if fitted. By doing this you ensure that children cannot lock themselves in the appliance when playing (there is risk of suffocati- on!) or get themselves into other dangerous situations. • Often children cannot recognise the hazards present in household appliances.
  • Page 6: Disposal

    • Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the appliance yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Customer Care Department. Disposal Appliance Packaging Information All materials are environmentally sound! They can be disposed of or burned at an incinerating plant without danger.
  • Page 7: Remove Transport Safeguard

    quences for the environment and human health, which could other- wise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local city office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product.
  • Page 8: Your Freezer Needs Air

    Installation If installation next to a source of heat is unavoidable, the following minimum clearances must be maintained at the sides of the appliance: – for electric cookers 3 cm; – for oil and coal fired ranges 30 cm. If these clearances cannot be maintained a heat insulating pad is required between the cooker and the refrigeration appliance.
  • Page 9: Reversing The Door

    Installation 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. Warning! When changing the side at which the door opens, the appli- ance must not be connected to the mains.
  • Page 10: Electrical Connection

    Electrical Connection The plug socket necessary for connection of your appliance to the electricity supply should be positioned so that it is possible to pull out the appliance plug. Alternatively a concealed spur socket fitted with a 13 A fuse may be fitted.
  • Page 11: Control Panel

    Description of the appliance To remove the drawers (e.g. for cleaning purposes), pull them out as far as the stops, lift and extract. Control panel 1 Pilot light (green) 2 ON/OFF switch 3 Temperature setting buttons (for warmer temperatures) 4 Temperature display 5 Temperature setting buttons (for colder temperatures) 6 FROSTMATIC indicator light (yellow) •...
  • Page 12: Temperature Display

    DESIRED temperature means: The temperature that is required in the freezer, this can be adjusted to the temperatures shown in the display. The DESIRED temperature is indicated by a flashing light. ACTUAL temperature means: The temperature display indicates the temperature that is currently present in the freezer.
  • Page 13: Frostmatic

    The temperature is fixed to -18°C. From a food safety point of view -18°C should be considered sufficiently cold for storing food in the freezer. 4. Set the required temperature by pressing the „+“ (WARMER) or „-“ (COLDER) buttons (see section "Temperature setting buttons"). The temperature display will immediately show the changed setting.
  • Page 14: Control And Information System

    If the FROSTMATIC function is switched on the temperature setting may not be changed. Control and Information System The control and information system comprises a temperature display, an optical warning light and an acoustic warning device. The system warns: – if the temperature in the freezer compartment is too warm; –...
  • Page 15: Switching Off The Appliance

    Switching off the appliance To switch off, press the ON/OFF button until the mains power light extinguishes. If the appliance is not going to be used for an extended period: 1. Remove all deep-frozen packages as well as ice-trays. 2. Switch off the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button until the mains power light extinguishes.
  • Page 16 Freezing and storing • 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. in the freezer. 1.
  • Page 17: Storage Goods Symbol/Freezing Calendar

    Storage Goods Symbols/Freezing Calendar • 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 18: Cleaning And Care

    • Do not use defrosting sprays, they can be hazardous to your health and/or contain substances that damage plastics. Caution! Do not touch frozen food with wet hands. Your hands could stick to the food and can cause skin abrasions. 1.
  • Page 19: Magnetic Door Seal

    Important! • Ethereal oils and organic solvents can attack plastic parts, e.g. – lemon juice or the juice from orange peel; – butyric acid; – cleansers which contain acetic acid. Do not allow such substances to come into contact with appliance parts.
  • Page 20: Energy Saving Tips

    Energy Saving Tips • Do not install the appliance near boilers, radiators or other sources of heat. 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. •...
  • Page 21 What to do if... Symptom Possible Cause Remedy Appliance is not switched Switch on the appliance. Mains plug is not plugged Insert mains plug. Appliance does not work, in or is loose. no pilot light is Fuse has blown or is Check fuse, replace if illuminated.
  • Page 22: Noises During Operation

    Symptom Possible Cause Remedy Carefully warm the leaking sections of the door seal Heavy build up of frost, Door seal is not air tight with a hair dryer (on a possibly also on the door (possibly after reversing cool setting). At the same seal.
  • Page 23: 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 accom- panying booklet "Guarantee Conditions/Customer Service Locations". Selective ordering of replacement parts can save unnecessary travel and costs.
  • Page 24: 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.
  • Page 26 Für Deutschland: Sie können Ersatzteile, Zubehör und Pflegemittel on- line bestellen unter http://www.aeg-hausgeraete.de Für Österreich: Sie können Ersatzteile, Zubehör und Pflegemittel für Ihr AEG Gerät über das Internet bestellen. Ersatzteile Online finden Sie auf unsere Homepage: http://www.aeg-hausgeraete.at unter der Rubrik “Service”.
  • Page 27 AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg http://www.aeg.hausgeraete.de © Copyright by AEG Änderungen vorbehalten Wijzigingen voorbehouden 2222 700-11 -00- 1104 Subject to change without notice...