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Safety instructions

Installation

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Only a qualified person must install this appliance.
  • Remove all the packaging.

  • Do not install or use a damaged appliance.

  • Obey the installation instruction supplied with the appliance.

  • Always be careful when you move the appliance because it is heavy. Always wear safety gloves.

  • Make sure the air can circulate around the appliance.

  • Wait at least 4 hours before connecting the appliance to the power supply. This is to allow the oil to flow back in the compressor.

  • Do not install the appliance close to radiators or cookers, oven or hobs.

  • The rear of the appliance must stand against the wall.

  • Do not install the appliance where there is direct sunlight.

  • Do not install this appliance in areas that are too humid or too colds, such as the construction appendices, garages or wine cellars.

  • When you move the appliance, lift it by the front edge to avoid scratching the floor.

Electrical connection

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Risk of fire and electrical shock.
  • The appliance must be earthed.

  • Make sure that the electrical information on the rating plate agrees with the power supply. If not, contact an electrician.

  • Always use a correctly installed shockproof socket.

  • Do not use multi-plug adapters and extension cables.

  • Make sure not to cause damage to the electrical components (e.g. mains plug, mains cable, compressor). Contact the Authorised Service Centre or an electrician to change the electrical components.

  • The mains cable must stay below the level of the mains plug.

  • Connect the mains plug to the mains socket only at the end of the installation. Make sure that there is access to the mains plug after the installation.

  • Do not pull the mains cable to disconnect the appliance. Always pull the mains plug.

Use

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Risk of injury, burns, electrical shock or fire.
  • Do not change the specification of this appliance.

  • Do not put electrical appliances (e.g. ice cream makers) in the appliance unless they are stated applicable by the manufacturer.

  • Be careful not to cause damage to the refrigerant circuit. It contains isobutane (R600a), a natural gas with a high level of environmental compatibility. This gas is flammable.

  • If damage occurs to the refrigerant circuit, make sure that there are no flames and sources of ignition in the room. Ventilate the room.

  • Do not let hot items to touch the plastic parts of the appliance.

  • Do not put soft drinks in the freezer compartment. This will create pressure on the drink container.

  • Do not store flammable gas and liquid in the appliance.

  • Do not put flammable products or items that are wet with flammable products in, near or on the appliance.

  • Do not touch the compressor or the condenser. They are hot.

  • Do not remove or touch items from the freezer compartment if your hands are wet or damp.

  • Do not freeze again food that has been thawed.

  • Obey the storage instructions on the packaging of frozen food.

Internal light

  • The type of lamp used for this appliance is not suitable for household room illumination

Care and cleaning

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Risk of injury or damage to the appliance.
  • Before maintenance, deactivate the appliance and disconnect the mains plug from the mains socket.

  • This appliance contains hydrocarbons in the cooling unit. Only a qualified person must do the maintenance and the recharging of the unit.

  • Regularly examine the drain of the appliance and if necessary, clean it. If the drain is blocked, defrosted water collects in the bottom of the appliance.

Disposal

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Risk of injury or suffocation.
  • Disconnect the appliance from the mains supply.

  • Cut off the mains cable and discard it.

  • Remove the door to prevent children and pets to be closed inside of the appliance.

  • The refrigerant circuit and the insulation materials of this appliance are ozone-friendly.

  • The insulation foam contains flammable gas. Contact your municipal authority for information on how to discard the appliance correctly.

  • Do not cause damage to the part of the cooling unit that is near the heat exchanger.

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