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Care And Maintenance; Troubleshooting Guide - Whirlpool ARC 0700 Instructions For Use Manual

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• Periodically clean air vents and the condenser at the rear of
the appliance with a vacuum cleaner or a brush.
• Clean the outside using a soft cloth.
Prolonged disuse
1.Empty the refrigerator.
2.Disconnect the appliance from the power supply.
3.Defrost and clean the interior.
4.In the event of prolonged disuse, leave the door open to
prevent the formation of mould, odours and oxidation.
5.Clean the appliance.
• Clean the inside of the low temperature compartment (where
fitted) when defrosting.
• Periodically clean the inside of the refrigerator compartment
with a sponge dampened in warm water and/or neutral
detergent. Rinse the interior and dry with a soft cloth. Do not
use abrasive products.
• Clean the outside with a damp cloth. Do not use abrasive
products, scourers, stain-removers (e.g. acetone,
trichloroethylene) or vinegar.


The appliance is not working.
• Is there a power failure?
• Is the plug properly inserted in the socket?
• Is the double-pole switch on?
• Has the fuse blown?
• Is the power cord in perfect condition?
• Is the thermostat set to z (Stop)?
Temperature inside the compartments is
not low enough.
• Is the door shut properly?
• Is food obstructing proper door closure?
• Is the appliance installed near a heat source?
• Is the thermostat setting correct?
• Are the air circulation vents blocked?
Temperature inside the refrigerator
compartment is too low.
• Is the thermostat setting correct?
The appliance is excessively noisy.
• Has the appliance been installed correctly?
• Are the pipes at the back touching or vibrating?
Water collects at the bottom of the
refrigerator compartment.
• Is the defrost water drain blocked?
Excessive frost build-up in the low
temperature compartment.
• Is the door shut properly?
• Is food obstructing proper door closure?
• Gurgling and hissing noises due to expansion
in the refrigerant circuit are normal.