Precautions And General Recommendations - Whirlpool ARC 1872 IX Instructions For Use Manual

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• During installation, make sure the appliance
does not damage the power cable.
• Make sure the appliance is not placed near a
heat source.
• To guarantee adequate ventilation, leave a
space on both sides and above the appliance
and follow the installation instructions.
• Keep the appliance ventilation openings free.
• Power cable modification or replacement
must only be carried out by qualified
• It must be possible to disconnect the
appliance from the power supply by
unplugging it or by means of a mains two-pole
switch installed upstream of the socket.
• Make sure the voltage specified on the rating
plate corresponds to that of your home
• For the water connection, use the pipe
supplied with the new appliance; do not reuse
the one from the previous appliance.
• Install and level the appliance on a floor strong
enough to take its weight and in a place
suitable for its size and use.
• The appliance must be handled and installed
by two or more persons.
• Be careful not to damage the floors when you
move the appliance (e.g. parquet flooring).
• Do not use single/multiple adapters or
extension cords.
• Install the appliance in a dry, well-ventilated
place. The appliance has been configured for
operation in places where the temperature
falls within the following ranges, and within
the climatic class given on the rating plate. The
appliance may not work properly if it is left for
a long time at a temperature outside the
specified range.
Climatic Class
Amb. temp.
From 10 to 32
From 16 to 32
From 16 to 38
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• Do not store or use petrol, flammable liquids
or gas in the vicinity of this or other electrical
appliances. The vapours may cause fire or
• Do not use mechanical, electric or chemical
means other than those recommended by the
Manufacturer to speed up the defrost
• Do not damage the appliance refrigerant
circuit pipes.
• Do not use or place electrical appliances
inside the product if they are not of the type
expressly authorised by the Manufacturer.
• This appliance is not designed for use by
young children or the infirm without
• To avoid the risk of children becoming
trapped and suffocating, do not allow them to
play or hide inside the appliance.
• Do not swallow the contents (non-toxic) of
the ice packs (where provided).
• Use the refrigerator compartment to store
fresh food only and the freezer compartment
to store frozen food, to freeze fresh food, and
to make ice cubes only.
• Do not store glass containers with liquids in
the freezer since they may burst.
• Do not eat ice cubes or ice lollies immediately
after taking them out of the freezer since they
may cause cold burns.
• Before carrying out any maintenance or
cleaning, unplug the appliance or disconnect it
from the power supply.
• All appliances equipped with an ice-maker and
water dispenser must be connected to a water
supply that only delivers drinking water (with
mains water pressure of between 0.17 and
0.81 Mpascals (1.7 and 8.1 bar)). Ice-makers
and/or water dispensers not directly
Amb. temp.
connected to the water supply must be filled
From 50 to 90
with drinking water only.
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• The Manufacturer declines any liability if
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the above advice and precautions are not
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