Beko FN 129420 manual

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  • Brand: Beko
  • Product: Freezer
  • Model/name: FN 129420
  • Filetype: PDF
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Table of Contents

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Please read this manual first!
Dear Customer,
We hope that your product, which has been produced in modern plants and
checked under the most meticulous quality control procedures, will provide you
an effective service.
For this, we recommend you to carefully read the entire manual of your product
before using it and keep it at hand for future references.
This manual
• Will help you use your appliance in a fast and safe way.
• Read the manual before installing and operating your product.
• Follow the instructions, especially those for safety.
• Keep the manual in an easily accessible place as you may need it later.
• Besides, read also the other documents provided with your product.
Please note that this manual may be valid for other models as well.
Symbols and their descriptions
This instruction manual contains the following symbols:
C	 Important information or useful usage tips.
A	 Warning against dangerous conditions for life and property.
B	 Warning against electric voltage.
This product is supplied with the selective sorting symbol for waste electrical
and electronic equipment (WEEE).
This means that this product must be handled pursuant to European Directive
2002/96/EC in order to be recycled or dismantled to minimise its impact on
the environment. For further information, please contact your local or regional
Electronic products not included in the selective sorting process are potentially
dangerous for the environment and human health due to the presence of
hazardous substances.
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1 Your refrigerator 	 3
2 Important Safety
Warnings	 4
Intended use......................................4
General safety....................................4
Child safety.
HCA Warning.....................................6
Things to be done for energy saving...7
3 Installation 	 8
Points to be considered when re-
transporting your refrigerator..............8
Before operating your refrigerator.......8
Disposing of the packaging................9
Disposing of your old refrigerator........9
Placing and Installation.......................9
Adjusting the legs...............................9
4 Preparation	 10
5 Using your refrigerator	 11
Indicator Panel.
Icematic and ice storage container...13
6 Maintenance and
cleaning	 14
Protection of plastic surfaces ...........14
7 Recommended solutions
for the problems	 15
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Figures that take place in this instruction manual are schematic and may not
correspond exactly with your product. If the subject parts are not included in the
product you have purchased, then it is valid for other models.
1 Your refrigerator
1.	 Control Panel
2.	 Flap (Fast-Freeze compartment)
3.	 Ice cube tray & Ice bank
4.	 Drawers
5.	 Adjustable front feet
6,	 Slim pack storage pocket
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2 Important Safety Warnings
Please review the following
information. If these are not followed,
personal injury or material damage
may occur. Otherwise, all warranty and
reliability commitments will become
The usage life of the unit you
purchased is 10 years. This is the
period for keeping the spare parts
required for the unit to operate as
Intended use
•	 This appliance is intended to be used
in household and similar applications
such as
–	 staff kitchen areas in shops, offices
and other working environments;
–	 farm houses and by clients in hotels,
motels and other residential type
–	 bed and breakfast type environments;
– 	 catering and similar non-retail
•	 It should not be used outdoors. It is
not appropriate to use it outdoor even
if the place is covered with a roof.
General safety
•	 When you want to dispose/scrap
the product, we recommend you
to consult the authorized service in
order to learn the required information
and authorized bodies.
•	 Consult your authorized service for
all your questions and problems
related to the refrigerator. Do not
intervene or let someone intervene to
the refrigerator without notifying the
authorized services.
•	 Do not eat cone ice cream and ice
cubes immediately after you take
them out of the freezer compartment!
(This may cause frostbite in your
•	 Do not put bottled and canned
liquid beverages in the freezer
compartment. Otherwise, these may
•	 Do not touch frozen food by hand;
they may stick to your hand.
• 	 Vapor and vaporized cleaning
materials should never be used in
cleaning and defrosting processes of
your refrigerator. In such cases, the
vapor might get in contact with the
electrical parts and cause short circuit
or electric shock.
•	 Never use the parts on your
refrigerator such as the door as a
means of support or step.
•	 Do not use electrical devices inside
the refrigerator.
•	 Do not damage the cooling circuit,
where the refrigerant is circulating,
with drilling or cutting tools. The
refrigerant that might blow out when
the gas channels of the evaporator,
pipe extensions or surface coatings
are punctured may cause skin
irritations and eye injuries.
•	 Do not cover or block the ventilation
holes on your refrigerator with any
•	 Repairs of the electrical appliances
must only be made by qualified
persons. Repairs performed by
incompetent persons may create a
risk for the user.
•	 In case of any failure or during
a maintenance or repair work,
disconnect your refrigerator’s mains
supply by either turning off the
relevant fuse or unplugging your
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•	 Do not pull by the cable when pulling
off the plug.
•	 Place the beverage with higher
proofs tightly closed and vertically.
•	 Do not store explosive substances
such as aerosol cans with a
flammable propellant in this
•	 Do not use mechanical devices
or other means to accelerate
the defrosting process, others
than those recommended by the
•	 This appliance is not intended for use
by persons (including children) with
reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience
and knowledge, unless they have
been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance by a
person responsible for their safety.
•	 Do not operate a damaged
refrigerator. Consult your service if
you have any doubts.
•	 Electrical safety of your refrigerator
shall be guaranteed only if the earth
system in your house complies with
•	 Exposing the product to rain, snow,
sun and wind is dangerous with
respect to electrical safety.
•	 Contact the authorized service when
there is a power cable damage and
etc. so that it will not create a danger
for you.
•	 Never plug the refrigerator into
the wall outlet during installation.
Otherwise, risk of death or serious
injury may arise.
•	 This refrigerator is designed solely for
storing food. It should not be used
for any other purposes.
•	 The label that describes the technical
specification of the product is
located on the inner left part of the
•	 Do not hook up the refrigerator to
electronic energy saving systems as it
may damage the product.
•	 If the refrigerator has blue light do not
look at the blue light through optical
• 	 If the power supply is disconnected
in manually controlled refrigerators
please wait for at least 5 minutes
before reconnecting the power.
• 	 This product manual should be
passed to the next owner of the
refrigerator if the owner changes.
•	 When moving the refrigerator make
sure that you do not damage the
power cord. In order to prevent
fire the power cord should not be
twisted. Heavy objects should not
be placed on the power cord. When
the refrigerator is being plugged do
not handle the power outlet with wet
•	 Do not plug the refrigerator if the
electric outlet is loose.
•	 Do not splash water directly on the
outer or inner parts of the refrigerator
due to safety.
•	 Do not spray inflammable materials
such as propane gas etc near
refrigerator due to the risk of fire and
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•	 Do not place objects filled with water
on top of the refrigerator as it may
result in electric shock or fire.
• 	 Do not overload the refrigerator with
excess food. The excess food may
fall when the door is opened resulting
in injuring you or damaging the
refrigerator. Do not place objects on
top of the refrigerator as the objects
may fall when opening or closing the
refrigerator door.
• 	 Materials that require certain
temperature conditions such as
vaccine, temperature sensitive
medicines, scientific materials etc
should not be kept in refrigerator.
• 	 If refrigerator will not be operated for
an extended period of time it should
be unplugged. A problem in electrical
cable insulation may result in fire.
•	 The tip of the electric plug should be
cleaned regularly otherwise it may
cause fire.
•	 The refrigerator may move when the
adjustable feet is not positioned firmly
on the floor. Using the adjustable feet
you can unsure that the refrigerator is
positioned firmly on the floor.
•	 If the refrigerator has door handle
do not pull the refrigerator via door
handles when moving the product as
it may disconnect the handle from the
•	 If you must operate your appliance
adjacent to another refrigerator or
freezer, the distance between the
appliances must be at least 8 cm.
Otherwise condensation may occur
on the side walls facing each other.
• Water mains pressure must not be
below 1 bar. Water mains pressure
must not be above 8 bars.
•	 Use only drinkable potable water.
Child safety
• 	 If the door has a lock, the key should
be kept away from reach of children.
•	 Children should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play with the
HCA Warning
If your product is equipped with
a cooling system that contains
This gas is flammable. Therefore,
pay attention to not damaging the
cooling system and piping during
usage and transportation. In the event
of damage, keep your product away
from potential fire sources that can
cause the product catch a fire and
ventilate the room in which the unit is
Ignore the warning if your product
is equipped with a cooling system
that contains R134a.
You can see the gas used in
production of your product on the
rating plate that is located on the left
inner part of it.
Never dispose the product in fire.
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Things to be done for energy
•	 Do not leave the doors of your
refrigerator open for a long time.
•	 Do not put hot food or drinks in your
•	 Do not overload your refrigerator so
that the air circulation inside of it is not
•	 Do not install your refrigerator
under direct sunlight or near heat
emitting appliances such as ovens,
dishwashers or radiators.
•	 Pay attention to keep your food in
closed containers.
•	 Maximum amount of food can be
put in your refrigerator’s freezer
compartment when the freezer
compartment shelf or drawer
is removed.Declared energy
consumption value of your refrigerator
was determined when the freezer
compartment shelf or drawer was
removed and under maximum
amount of food load.There is no risk
in using a shelf or drawer according
to the shapes and sizes of the foods
to be frozen.
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3 Installation
B	Please remember that the
manufacturer shall not be held liable if
the information given in the instruction
manual is not observed.
Points to be considered
when re-transporting your
1.	 Your refrigerator must be
emptied and cleaned prior to any
2.	 Shelves, accessories, crisper and etc.
in your refrigerator must be fastened
securely by adhesive tape against any
jolt before repackaging.
3.	 Packaging must be tied with thick
tapes and strong ropes and the
rules of transportation printed on the
package must be followed.
Please do not forget…
Every recycled material is an
indispensable source for the nature
and for our national resources.
If you wish to contribute to recycling
the packaging materials, you can
get further information from the
environmental bodies or local
Before operating your
Before starting to use your refrigerator
check the following:
1.	 Is the interior of the refrigerator dry
and can the air circulate freely in the
rear of it?
2.	 You can install the 2 plastic wedges
as illustrated in the figure. Plastic
wedges will provide the required
distance between your refrigerator
and the wall in order to allow the air
circulation. (The illustrated figure is
only an example and does not match
exactly with your product.)
3.	 Clean the interior of the refrigerator as
recommended in the “Maintenance
and cleaning” section.
4.	 Plug the refrigerator into the wall
outlet. When the fridge door is open
the fridge compartment interior light
will come on.
5.	 You will hear a noise as the
compressor starts up. The liquid and
gases sealed within the refrigeration
system may also give rise to noise,
even if the compressor is not running
and this is quite normal.
6.	 Front edges of the refrigerator may
feel warm. This is normal. These
areas are designed to be warm to
avoid condensation.
Electric connection
Connect your product to a grounded
socket which is being protected by a
fuse with the appropriate capacity.
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• 	 The connection must be in
compliance with national regulations.
• 	 The power cable plug must be easily
accessible after installation.
• 	 The specified voltage must be equal
to your mains voltage.
• 	 Extension cables and multiway plugs
must not be used for connection.
B	A damaged power cable must be
replaced by a qualified electrician.
B	Product must not be operated before
it is repaired! There is danger of
electric shock!
Disposing of the packaging
The packing materials may be
dangerous for children. Keep the
packing materials out of the reach
of children or dispose them of by
classifying them in accordance
with the waste instructions. Do not
dispose them of along with the normal
household waste.
The packing of your refrigerator is
produced from recyclable materials.
Disposing of your old
Dispose of your old machine without
giving any harm to the environment.
•	 You may consult your authorized
dealer or waste collection center of
your municipality about the disposal
of your refrigerator.
Before disposing of your refrigerator,
cut out the electric plug and, if there
are any locks on the door, make them
inoperable in order to protect children
against any danger.
Placing and Installation
1. Install your refrigerator to a place
that allows ease of use.
2. Keep your refrigerator away from
heat sources, humid places and direct
3. There must be appropriate air
ventilation around your refrigerator in
order to achieve an efficient operation.
If the refrigerator is to be placed in a
recess in the wall, there must be at
least 5 cm distance with the ceiling
and at least 5 cm with the wall.
If the floor is covered with a carpet,
your product must be elevated 2.5 cm
from the floor.
4. Place your refrigerator on an even
floor surface to prevent jolts.
5. Do not keep your refrigerator in
Adjusting the legs
If your refrigerator is unbalanced;
You can balance your refrigerator by
turning the front legs of it as illustrated
in the figure. The corner where the
leg exists is lowered when you turn
in the direction of black arrow and
raised when you turn in the opposite
direction. Taking help from someone to
slightly lift the refrigerator will facilitate
this process.
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4 Preparation
C	Your refrigerator should be installed at
least 30 cm away from heat sources
such as hobs, ovens, central heater
and stoves and at least 5 cm away
from electrical ovens and should not
be located under direct sunlight.
C	The ambient temperature of
the room where you install your
refrigerator should at least be 10°C.
Operating your refrigerator under
cooler conditions than this is not
recommended with regard to its
C	Please make sure that the interior
of your refrigerator is cleaned
C	If two refrigerators are to be installed
side by side, there should be at least
2 cm distance between them.
C	When you operate your refrigerator
for the first time, please observe the
following instructions during the initial
six hours.
The door should not be opened
It must be operated empty without
any food in it.
Do not unplug your refrigerator. If
a power failure occurs out of your
control, please see the warnings in
the “Recommended solutions for
the problems” section.
C	Original packaging and foam
materials should be kept for future
transportations or moving.
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5 Using your refrigerator
Indicator Panel
1. Quick Freeze Function:
Quick Freeze indicator turns on when
the Quick Freeze function is on. Press
QuickFreeze button again to cancel
this function. QuickFreeze indicator
will turn off and normal settings will
be resumed. QuickFreeze function will
be cancelled automatically 34 hours
later if you do not cancel it manually.
If you want to freeze plenty amount of
fresh food, press QuickFreeze button
before you place the food into the
freezer compartment. If you press
the QuickFreeze button repeatedly
with short intervals, the electronic
circuit protection will be activated
and the compressor will not start up
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2. Quick Freeze Indicator
This icon flashes in an animated style
when the QuickFreeze function is
3. Freezer Set Function:
This function allows you to make the
freezer compartment temperature
setting. Press this button to set
the temperature of the freezer
compartment to -18, -20, -22 and -24
4. Temperature Setting Indicator
Setting indicator on the right hand side
of the temperature value set by Freezer
Set Function turns on and the other
temperature setting indicators remain
5. Temperature Indicators:
-24, -22, -20 and -18 indicators light
up continuously.
6. Eco-Fuzzy (Special Economic
Usage) Function:
Press Eco-Fuzzy button to activate the
Eco Fuzzy Function. Refrigerator will
start operating in the most economic
mode at least 6 hours later and the
economic usage indicator will turn
on when the function is active. Press
Eco Fuzzy button again to activate the
Eco-Fuzzy function.
7. Eco-Fuzzy (Special Economic
Usage) Indicator:
This icon lights up when the Eco-Fuzzy
Function is active.
8. High Temperature/Error Warning
This light comes on during high
temperature failures and error
9. Economic Usage Indicator:
Economic Usage Indicator turns on
when the Freezer Compartment is set
to -18°C.
10. Freezer Off Function:
Press Freezer Set button for 3
seconds to activate the Freezer Off
Function. Refrigerator stops cooling.
All indicators except the Freezer Off
on the display turn off. Buttons on the
display do not function. Press Freezer
Set button for 3 seconds to cancel this
11-Energy Saving Function
When you press this button, Energy
saving icon will light up and Energy
Saving Function will be activated. If
energy saving function is active, all
icons on the display other than energy
saving icon will turn off. When the
Energy Saving Function is active, if
any button is pressed or the door is
opened, Energy Saving Function will
be exited and the icons on display will
return to normal.If you press this buton
again, Energy Saving icon will turn off
and Energy Saving Function will not be
12-Energy Saving Indicator
This icon lights up when the Energy
Saving Function is selected
13-Key Lock Mode
Press Quick Freeze and Freezer Set
buttons concurrently for 3 seconds.
Key Lock icon will light up and key lock
mode will be activated. Buttons will
not function if the Key Lock mode is
active. Press Quick Freeze and Freezer
Set buttons concurrently for 3 seconds
again. Key Lock icon will turn off and
the Key Lock mode will be exited.
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Icematic and ice storage
Using the Icematic
* Fill the Icematic with water and place
it into its seat. Your ice will be ready
approximately in two hours. Do not
remove the Icematic from its seating to
take ice.
* Turn the knobs on it clockwise by 90
Ice cubes in the cells will fall down into
the ice storage container below.
* You may take out the ice storage
container and serve the ice cubes.
* If you wish, you may keep the ice
cubes in the ice storage container.
Ice storage container
Ice storage container is only intended
for accumulating the ice cubes. Do not
put water in it. Otherwise, it will break.
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6 Maintenance and cleaning
A	Never use gasoline, benzene or
similar substances for cleaning
B	We recommend that you unplug the
appliance before cleaning.
B	Never use any sharp abrasive
instrument, soap, household
cleaner, detergent and wax polish for
C	Use lukewarm water to clean the
cabinet of your refrigerator and wipe it
C	Use a damp cloth wrung out in
a solution of one teaspoon of
bicarbonate of soda to one pint of
water to clean the interior and wipe it
B	Make sure that no water enters the
lamp housing and other electrical
B	If your refrigerator is not going to be
used for a long period of time, unplug
the power cable, remove all food,
clean it and leave the door ajar.
C	Check door seals regularly to ensure
they are clean and free from food
A	To remove door racks, remove all the
contents and then simply push the
door rack upwards from the base.
Protection of plastic
C	Do not put the liquid oils or oil-cooked
meals in your refrigerator in unsealed
containers as they damage the
plastic surfaces of your refrigerator. In
case of spilling or smearing oil on the
plastic surfaces, clean and rinse the
relevant part of the surface at once
with warm water.
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7 Recommended solutions for the problems
Please review this list before calling the service. It might save you time and money. This
list includes frequent complaints that are not arising from defective workmanship or
material usage. Some of the features described here may not exist in your product.
The refrigerator does not operate.
•	 Is the refrigerator properly plugged in? Insert the plug to the wall socket.
•	 Is the fuse of the socket which your refrigerator is connected to or the main fuse
blown out? Check the fuse.
Condensation on the side wall of the fridge compartment (MULTIZONE, COOL
•	 Very cold ambient conditions. Frequent opening and closing of the door. Highly
humid ambient conditions. Storage of food containing liquid in open containers.
Leaving the door ajar. Switching the thermostat to a colder degree.
•	 Decreasing the time the door left open or using it less frequently.
•	 Covering the food stored in open containers with a suitable material.
•	 Wipe the condensation using a dry cloth and check if it persists.
Compressor is not running
•	 Protective thermic of the compressor will blow out during sudden power
failures or plug-out plug-ins as the refrigerant pressure in the cooling system of
the refrigerator has not been balanced yet. Your refrigerator will start running
approximately after 6 minutes. Please call the service if the refrigerator does not
startup at the end of this period.
•	 The fridge is in defrost cycle. This is normal for a full-automatically defrosting
refrigerator. Defrosting cycle occurs periodically.
•	 Your refrigerator is not plugged into the socket. Make sure that the plug is
properly fit into the socket.
•	 Are the temperature adjustments correctly made?
•	 Power might be cut off.
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The fridge is running frequently or for a long time.
•	 Your new product may be wider than the previous one. This is quite normal.
Large refrigerators operate for a longer period of time.
•	 The ambient room temperature may be high. This is quite normal.
•	 The refrigerator might have been plugged in recently or might have been loaded
with food. Cooling down of the refrigerator completely may last for a couple of
hours longer.
•	 Large amounts of hot food might have been put in the refrigerator recently. Hot
food causes longer running of the refrigerator until they reach the safe storage
•	 Doors might have been opened frequently or left ajar for a long time. The warm
air that has entered into the refrigerator causes the refrigerator to run for longer
periods. Open the doors less frequently.
•	 Freezer or fridge compartment door might have been left ajar. Check if the doors
are tightly closed.
•	 The refrigerator is adjusted to a very low temperature. Adjust the refrigerator
temperature to a warmer degree and wait until the temperature is achieved.
•	 Door seal of the fridge or freezer may be soiled, worn out, broken or not properly
seated. Clean or replace the seal. Damaged/broken seal causes the refrigerator
to run for a longer period of time in order to maintain the current temperature.
Freezer temperature is very low while the fridge temperature is sufficient.
•	 The freezer temperature is adjusted to a very low temperature. Adjust the freezer
temperature to a warmer degree and check.
Fridge temperature is very low while the freezer temperature is sufficient.
•	 The fridge temperature might have been adjusted to a very low temperature.
Adjust the fridge temperature to a warmer degree and check.
Food kept in the fridge compartment drawers are freezing.
•	 The fridge temperature might have been adjusted to a very low temperature.
Adjust the fridge temperature to a warmer degree and check.
Temperature in the fridge or freezer is very high.
•	 The fridge temperature might have been adjusted to a very high degree.
Fridge adjustment has an effect on the temperature of the freezer. Change
the temperature of the fridge or freezer until the fridge or freezer temperature
reaches to a sufficient level.
•	 Doors might have been opened frequently or left ajar for a long time; open them
less frequently.
•	 Door might have been left ajar; close the door completely.
•	 Large amount of hot food might have been put in the refrigerator recently. Wait
until the fridge or freezer reaches the desired temperature.
•	 The refrigerator might have been plugged in recently. Cooling down of the
refrigerator completely takes time.
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The operation noise increases when the refrigerator is running.
•	 The operating performance of the refrigerator may change due to the changes in
the ambient temperature. It is normal and not a fault.
Vibrations or noise.
•	 The floor is not even or it is weak. The refrigerator rocks when moved slowly.
Make sure that the floor is strong enough to carry the refrigerator, and level.
•	 The noise may be caused by the items put onto the refrigerator. Items on top of
the refrigerator should be removed.
There are noises coming from the refrigerator like liquid spilling or spraying.
•	 Liquid and gas flows happen in accordance with the operating principles of your
refrigerator. It is normal and not a fault.
There is a noise like wind blowing.
•	 Fans are used in order to cool the refrigerator. It is normal and not a fault.
Condensation on the inner walls of refrigerator.
•	 Hot and humid weather increases icing and condensation. It is normal and not a
•	 Doors might have been left ajar; make sure that the doors are closed fully.
•	 Doors might have been opened frequently or left ajar for a long time; open them
less frequently.
Humidity occurs on the outside of the refrigerator or between the doors.
•	 There might be humidity in the air; this is quite normal in humid weather. When
the humidity is less, condensation will disappear.
Bad odor inside the refrigerator.
•	 Inside of the refrigerator must be cleaned. Clean the inside of the refrigerator with
a sponge, lukewarm water or carbonated water.
•	 Some containers or package materials might cause the smell. Use a different
container or different brand packaging material.
The door is not closing.
•	 Food packages may prevent the door's closing. Replace the packages that are
obstructing the door.
•	 The refrigerator is not completely upright on the floor and rocking when slightly
moved. Adjust the elevation screws.
•	 The floor is not level or strong. Make sure that the floor is level and capable to
carry the refrigerator.
Crispers are stuck.
•	 The food might be touching the ceiling of the drawer. Rearrange food in the
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