Meireles MFC 366 X manual

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  • Brand: Meireles
  • Product: Refrigerator
  • Model/name: MFC 366 X
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Table of Contents

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Index
BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE.................................76
General warnings..................................................................... 76
Old and out-of-order fridges..................................................... 78
Safety warnings........................................................................ 79
Installing and operating your fridge.......................................... 80
Before Using your Fridge.......................................................... 81
Information about New Generation Cooling Technology.......... 81
THE PARTS OF THE APPLIANCE AND THE
COMPARTMENTS...........................................................82
THE VARIOUS FUNCTION AND POSSIBILITIES..........84
Display and control panel......................................................... 84
Operating your fridge................................................................ 85
Super freeze mode............................................................... 85
Super cool mode................................................................... 85
Economy mode..................................................................... 85
Holiday mode........................................................................ 86
Drink cool mode.................................................................... 87
Screen saver mode............................................................... 87
Light cancelling mode........................................................... 88
Function of Child lock........................................................... 88
Cooler temperature settings................................................. 88
Freezer temperature settings................................................ 89
Warnings about Temperature Adjustments............................... 90
ACCESSORIES ...............................................................91
Freezer box.............................................................................. 91
Chiller Shelf.............................................................................. 91
Humidity controler..................................................................... 92
Adjustable Door Shelf............................................................... 92
Adjustable Glass Shelf............................................................. 92
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE...................................93
Defrosting................................................................................. 94
Replacing LED Lighting............................................................ 94
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ARRANGING FOOD IN THE APPLIANCE......................95
Refrigerator compartment......................................................... 95
Freezer compartment............................................................... 96
TRANSPORTATION AND CHANGING OF INSTALLATION
POSITION........................................................................101
Repositioning the door............................................................. 101
BEFORE CALLING YOUR AFTER SALES SERVICE...102
TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY..........................................106
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BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
General warnings
WARNING: Keep vantilation openings, in the appliance
enclosure or in the built-in structure, clear of obstruction.
WARNING: Do not use mechanical devices or other
means to accelerate the defrosting process, other than
those recommended by the manufacturer.
WARNING: Do not use electrical appliances inside the
food storage compartments of the appliance, unless
they are of the type recommended by the manufacturer.
WARNING: Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
WARNING: In order to avoid any hazards resulting
from the instability of the appliance, it must be fixed in
accordance with the following instructions:
• If your appliance uses R600a as a refrigerant (this
information will be provided on the label of the cooler)
you should take care during transportation and
installation to prevent the cooler elements from being
damaged. R600a is an environmentally friendly and
natural gas, but it is explosive. In the event of a leak
due to damage of the cooler elements, move your
fridge away from open flames or heat sources and
ventilate the room where the appliance is located for
a few minutes.
• While carrying and positioning the fridge, do not
damage the cooler gas circuit.
• Do not store explosive substances such as aerosol
cans with a flammable propellant in this appliance.
• This appliance is intended to be used in household
and domestic applications such as:
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- staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working
environments.
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BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
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- farm houses and by clients in hotels, motels and
other residential type environments.
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- bed and breakfast type environments;
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- catering and similar non-retail applications.
• If the socket does not match the refrigerator plug,
it must be replaced by the manufacturer, a service
agent or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid
a hazard.
• A specially grounded plug has been connected to the
power cable of your refrigerator. This plug should be
used with a specially grounded socket of 16 amperes.
If there is no such socket in your house, please have
one installed by an authorised electrician.
• This appliance can be used by children aged from 8
years and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience
and knowledge if they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe
way and understand the hazards involved. Children
shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user
maintenance shall not be made by children without
supervision.
• If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer, an authorised service agent or
similar qualified persons, in order to avoid a hazard.
• This appliance is not intended for use at altitudes
exceeding 2000 m.
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BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
Old and out-of-order fridges
• If your old fridge has a lock, break or remove the lock
before discarding it, because children may get trapped
inside it and may cause an accident.
• Old fridges and freezers may contain isolation material
and refrigerant with CFC or HFC. Therefore, take care not
to harm environment when you are discarding your old
fridges.
Please ask your municipal authority about the disposal of the
WEEE reuse, recycle and recovery purposes.
Notes:
• Please read the instruction manual carefully before
installing and using your appliance. We are not
responsible for the damage occurred due to misuse.
• Follow all instructions on your appliance and instruction
manual, and keep this manual in a safe place to resolve
the problems that may occur in the future.
• This appliance is produced to be used in homes and it
can only be used in domestic environments and for the
specified purposes. It is not suitable for commercial or
common use. Such use will cause the guarantee of the
appliance to be cancelled and our company will not be
responsible for losses incurred.
• This appliance is produced to be used in houses and it is
only suitable for cooling / storing food. It is not suitable for
commercial or common use and/or for storing substances
except for food. Our company is not responsible for losses
to be incurred in the contrary case.
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Safety warnings
• Do not connect your Fridge Freezer to the mains
electricity supply using an extension lead.
• Do not plug in damaged, torn or old plugs.
• Do not pull, bend or damage the cord.
• This appliance is designed for use by adults, do not allow
children to play with the appliance or let them hang off the
door.
• Never touch the power cord/plug with wet hands as this
could cause a short circuit or electric shock.
• Do not place glass bottles or beverage cans in the ice-
making compartment as they can burst as the contents
freeze.
• Do not place explosive or flammable material in your
fridge. Place drinks with high alcohol content vertically in
the fridge compartment and make sure that their tops are
tightly closed.
• When removing ice from the ice-making compartment, do
not touch it. Ice may cause frost burns and/or cuts.
• Do not touch frozen goods with wet hands. Do not eat ice-
cream or ice cubes immediately after you have taken them
out of the ice-making compartment.
• Do not re-freeze frozen goods after they have melted. This
may cause health issues such as food poisoning.
• Do not cover the body or top of fridge with lace. This affects
the performance of your fridge.
• Secure any accessories in the fridge during transportation
to prevent damage to the accessories.
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Installing and operating your fridge
Before using your fridge, you should pay attention to the
following points:
• The operating voltage for your fridge is 220-240 V at 50Hz.
• The mains cord of your fridge is fitted with a grounded
plug. This plug should be used with a grounded receptacle
that has a 16 ampere fuse minimum. If you don’t have
a receptacle which conforms to this, contact a qualified
electrician.
• We do not accept responsibility for any damages that
occur due to ungrounded usage.
• Place your fridge where it will not be exposed to direct
sunlight.
• Your appliance should be at least 50 cm away from stoves,
gas ovens and heater cores, and at least 5 cm away from
electrical ovens.
• Your fridge should never be used outdoors or exposed to
rain.
• When your fridge is placed next to a deep freezer, there
should be at least 2 cm between them to prevent humidity
forming on the outer surface.
• Do not place anything on your fridge, and install your fridge
in a suitable place so that at least 15 cm of free space is
available above it.
• Use the adjustable front legs to make sure your appliance
is level and stable. You can adjust the legs by turning them
in either direction. This should be done before placing food
in the fridge.
• Before using your fridge, wipe all parts with a
solution of warm water and a teaspoon of sodium
bicarbonate, then rinse with clean water and dry.
Place all parts in the fridge after cleaning.
• Install the plastic distance guide (the part with black vanes
at the rear) by turning it 90° (as shown in the figure) to
prevent the condenser from touching the wall.
• The refrigerator should be placed against a wall with a free
space not exceeding 75 mm.
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BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
Information about New Generation Cooling
Technology
Fridges with new generation cooling technology have a
different working system than static fridges. In normal fridges,
humid air that enters into fridge and the water vapor that comes
out from the foods, accumulates frost formation in freezer
compartment. In order to melt this frost, in other words defrost,
the fridge has to be stopped. During the stopping period, to
keep the foods cold, user has to extract the food to outside of
fridge and user has to clear the ice during this period.
In the fridges with new generation cooling technology, situation
in the freezer compartment is completely different. With the
aid of fan, cold and dry air is blown out through many points
into the freezer compartment. As a result of the homogenously
blown cold air, even in the spaces between shelves, foods are
frozen equally and correctly. On the other hand there will be
no frost formation.
In the refrigerator compartment, there will be nearly same
configuration with freezer compartment. Air, that is emitted
with the fan, located at the top of refrigerator compartment,
is cooled while passing through the gap behind the air duct.
At the same time, air is blown out through the holes on the air
duct so that cooling process is successfully completed in the
refrigerator compartment. Holes on the air duct are designed
such that the air distribution becomes homogenous in this
compartment.
As there is no air passage between freezer and refrigerator
compartment, there will be no odor mixing.
As a result of these, your fridge with new generation cooling
technology, gives you, ease of use beside the huge volume
and esthetic appearance.
Before Using your Fridge
• When using your fridge for the first time, or after
transportation, keep it in an upright position for at least 3
hours before plugging into the mains. This allows efficient
operation and prevents damage to the compressor.
• Your fridge may have a smell when it is operated for the
first time. This is normal and the smell will fade away when
your fridge starts to cool.
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COMPARTMENTS
This presentation is only for information about the parts of the appliance.
Parts may vary according to the appliance model.
A
1
2
3
4
5
6
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B
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COMPARTMENTS
A) Fridge compartment
B) Freezer compartment
1) Wine rack *
2) Fridge shelves
3) Chiller *
4) Crisper cover
5) Crisper
6) Freezer top-middle basket
7) Freezer bottom basket
8) Leveling feet
9) Ice tray
10) Freezer glass shelves
11) Bottle shelf
12) Adjustable door shelf * / Upper door shelf
13) Upper door shelf
14) Egg holder
* In some models
This presentation is only for information about the parts of the appliance.
Parts may vary according to the appliance model.
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Display and control panel
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Use of control panel
1. It enables the setting of the freezer to be modified and super freeze
mode to be activated, if desired. The Freezer may be set to -16, -18, -20,
-22, -24 °C, SF.
2. It enables the setting of the cooler to be modified and super cool
mode to be activated, if desired. The Cooler may be set to 8, 6, 5, 4,
2 °C, SC.
3. It enables the different modes (economy, holiday…) to be activated if
desired.
4. Cooler set value screen.
5. Freezer set value screen.
6. Child-lock symbol.
7. Economy mode symbol.
8. Alarm symbol.
9. Holiday mode symbol.
10. Super freeze indicator.
11. Super cooling indicator.
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Operating your fridge
Super freeze mode
How would it be used?
• Press the Freezer Set Button until SF is shown on the
screen. The buzzer will sound twice and the mode will be
set.
• The freezer temperature segment will show “SF”.
During this mode:
• The temperature of the Cooler and Super Cool Mode may
be adjusted. In this case, Super Freeze Mode continues.
• Economy and Holiday Mode cannot be selected.
• Super Freeze Mode can be cancelled in the same way
that it was selected.
Super cool mode
How would it be used?
• Press the Cooler Set Button until SC is shown on the
screen. The buzzer will sound twice and the mode will be
set.
• The Cooler temperature segment will show “SC”.
During this mode:
• The temperature of the Freezer and Super Freeze Mode
may be adjusted. In this case, Super Cool Mode continues.
• Economy and Holiday Mode cannot be selected.
• Super Cool Mode can be cancelled in the same way it was
selected.
Economy mode
How would it be used?
• Push the “Mode Button” until a circle appears around
economy symbol.
• If no button is pressed for 1 second, the mode will be set.
The circle will blink 3 times and the buzzer will sound twice.
• The Freezer and Refrigerator temperature segments will
show “E”.
• The circle of the Economy Symbol and E will illuminate
until the mode finishes.
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During this mode:
• The Freezer may be adjusted. When Economy Mode is
cancelled, the selected setting values will remain.
• The Cooler may be adjusted. When Economy Mode is
cancelled, the selected setting values will remain.
• Super Cool and Super Freeze modes can be selected.
Economy Mode is automatically cancelled and the selected
mode is activated.
• Holiday Mode can be selected after cancelling the
Economy Mode. The selected mode is activated.
• To cancel, press the Mode Button.
Holiday mode
How would it be used?
• Push the Mode Button until a circle appears around the
plane symbol.
• If no button is pressed for 1 sec, the mode will be set. The
Circle will blink 3 times and the buzzer wil beep twice.
• The Freezer temperature segment will show “H”.
• The Circle of the plane symbol and H will be illuminated until the
mode finishes.
During this mode:
• The Freezer may be adjusted. When Holiday Mode is
cancelled, the selected setting values will remain.
• The Cooler may be adjusted. When Holiday Mode is
cancelled, the selected setting values will remain.
• Super Cool and Super Freeze Modes can be selected.
Holiday Mode is automatically cancelled and the selected
mode is activated.
• Economy Mode can be selected after cancelling the
Holiday Mode. Then, the selected mode is activated.
• To cancel, press the Mode Button.
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Drink cool mode
When would it be used?
This mode is used to cool the drinks within adjustable time.
How would it be used?
• Press the freezer button for 3 seconds.
• "dc" will be seen on freezer screen and 05 blinks on the
cooler screen.
• Press the cooler button to adjust the time (05 - 10 - 15 - 20
- 25 - 30 minutes).
• When you select the time the numbers will blink 3 times on
screen and the buzzer will sound twice.
• If no button is pressed within 2 seconds the time will be
set.
• The countdown starts from the adjusted time minute by
minute.
• The remaining time blinks on the screen.
• To cancel this mode, press the freezer set button for 3
seconds.
Screen saver mode
How to use?
• This mode will be activated when you press the mode
button for 5 seconds.
• If no button is pressed within 5 seconds when the mode is
active, the lights of the control panel will go out.
• If you press any button when the lights of control panel
are off, the current settings will appear on the screen, and
then you can maket the adjustment you want. If you do not
cancel the screen saver mode or press any button within 5
seconds, the control panel will go off again.
• To cancel screen saver mode, press the mode button for
5 seconds again.
• When screen saver mode is active, you can also activate
child lock.
• If you do not press any button for 5 seconds after activating
child lock, the lights of the control panel will go off. Then,
you can view the previous settings and that child lock is
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active by pressing any button.You can cancel child lock as
described in the instructions for that mode.
Light cancelling mode
When would it be used?
• Select this mode if you want to cancel the cooler lights.
• This mode is selected by pressing the freezer, cooler or
mode buttons or by opening and closing one of the doors
3 times. From then on, the lights will not come on until the
mode is cancelled (or after 24 hours).
• If you want to cancel this mode, repeat the same process.
This mode will automatically cancel itself after 24 hours.
Function of Child lock
When would it be used?
Child lock is available on the appliance to prevent children
from playing with the buttons and changing the settings you
have made.
Activating Child Lock
Simultaneously press the Freezer and Cooler buttons for
5 seconds.
Deactivating Child Lock
Simultaneously press the Freezer and Cooler buttons for
5 seconds.
Note: Child lock will also be deactivated if the electricity supply
is interrupted or the fridge is unplugged.
Cooler temperature settings
• The initial temperature value for the Cooler Setting
Indicator is +4 °C.
• Press the cooler button once.
• When you first press the button, the previous value
appears on the setting indicator of the cooler.
• Whenever you press the button, lower temperatures will
be set. (+8°C, +6°C, +5°C, +4°C, +2°C, supercool).
• If you press the cooler set button until the supercool
symbol appears on the Cooler Setting Indicator and do not
press any buttons within 1 second, Super Cool will flash.
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• If you continue to press the button, it will restart from +8°C.
• The temperature value selected before Holiday Mode,
Super Freeze Mode, Super Cool Mode or Economy Mode
is activated, will remain the same when the mode is over
or cancelled. The appliance continues to operate with this
temperature value.
Freezer temperature settings
• The initial temperature value for the Freezer Setting
Indicator is -18°C.
• Press the freezer set button once.
• When you first press the button, the previous value will
blink on screen.
• Whenever you press on this button, lower temperatures
will be set (-16°C, -18°C, -20°C, -22°C, -24°C superfreeze).
• If you press the freezer set button until the superfreeze
symbol appears on the Freezer Setting Indicator and do
not press any buttons within 1 second, Super Freeze will
flash.
• If you continue to press the button, it will restart from -16°C.
• The temperature value selected before Holiday Mode,
Super Freeze Mode, Super Cool Mode or Economy Mode
is activated, will remain the same when the mode is over
or cancelled. The appliance continues to operate with this
temperature value.
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Warnings about Temperature Adjustments
• Your temperature adjustments will not be deleted when an energy
breakdown occurs.
• It is not recommended that you operate your fridge in environments
colder than 10°C in terms of its efficiency.
• Temperature adjustments should be made according to the frequency
of door openings and the quantity of food kept inside the fridge.
• Do not move to another adjustment before completing the current
adjustment.
• In order to allow your fridge to reach the operating tempearture after
being plugged in, do not open the doors frequently or place large
quantities of food in the fridge. Please note that depending on the
ambient temperature, it may take 24 hours for your fridge to reach the
operating temperature.
• A 5 minute delay function is applied to prevent damage to the
compressor of your fridge when unplugging or plugging in, or when
an energy breakdown occurs. Your fridge will start to operate normally
after 5 minutes.
• Your fridge is designed to operate in the ambient temperature intervals
stated in the standards, according to the climate class displayed on
the information label. We do not recommend operating your fridge
out of the stated temperature limits in terms of cooling effectiveness.
• This appliance is designed for use at an ambient temperature within
the 10°C - 43°C range.
Climate Class Ambient Temperature o
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T Between 16 and 43 (°C)
ST Between 16 and 38 (°C)
N Between 16 and 32 (°C)
SN Between 10 and 32 (°C)
Note: If the temperature of the environment is higher than 38°C, the
freezer partition temperature cannot be adjusted to -22°C and -24°C. It
can only be adjusted to the values of -16°C, -18°C, -20°C.
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ACCESSORIES
Freezer box
The freezer box allows foods are maintained more regularly.
Removing The freezer box;
• Pull the box out as far as possible
• Pull the front of box up and out.
!
! Make the inverse of the same operation for the resetting the sliding
compartment.
Note: Always Keep the handle of box while removing the box.
Chiller Shelf
Keeping food in the Chiller compartment instead of the
freezer or refrigerator compartment allows food retain
freshness and flavour longer, while preserving its fresh
appearance. When chiller tray becomes dirty, remove it
and wash it with water.
(Water freezes at 0°C, but foods containing salt or sugar
freeze at temperature lower than that)
Normally people use the chiller compartment for raw fish,
lightly pickled, rice, etc...
Do not put foods you want to freeze or ice trays in order to make ice.
Removing the Chiller shelf
• Pull the chiller shelf out toward you by sliding on rails.
• Pull the chiller shelf up from rail to remove.
Freezer boxes
(In some models)
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ACCESSORIES
Humidity controler
When the humidity controler in the closed position, it allows
fresh fruit and vegetables to be stored longer.
In case of the crisper is totally full, the fresh dial is located in
front of crisper, should be opened. By means of this the air in
the crisper and humidity rate will be controlled and endurance
life will be increased.
If you see any condensation on glass shelf, humidity control
should be taken into the open positions.
Adjustable Door Shelf
Six different height adjustments can be made to provide
storage areas that you need by adjustable door shelf.
To change the position of adjustable door shelf ;
Hold the bottom of the shelf and pull the buttons on the side of
the door shelf direction of arrow (Fig.1).
Position door shelf the height you need by moving up and
down. After you get the position that you want the door shelf,
release the buttons on the side of the door shelf (Fig.2) Before
releasing the door shelf, move up down and make sure the
door shelf is fixed.
Note: Before moving door shelf is loaded, you must hold the
shelf by supporting the bottom. Otherwise, door shelf could fall
off the rails due to the weight. So damage may occur on the
door shelf or rails.
Adjustable Glass Shelf
Adjustable glass shelf mechanism provides
higher storage spaces with a simple
movement. To cover the glass shelf, push
it.
You can load your food as you want in the
resulting extra space. To bring the shelf in
its original position, pull it toward you.
(In some models)
Visual and text descriptions on the accessories section may
vary according to the model of your appliance.
(In some models)
Figure -2
Figure -1
Figure -1
Figure -2
(In some models)
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CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
• Disconnect the unit from the power supply before
cleaning.
• Do not clean the appliance by pouring water.
• Make sure that no water enters the lamp housing and
other electrical components.
• The refrigerator should be cleaned periodically using a
solution of bicarbonate of soda and lukewarm water.
• Clean the accessories separately with soap
and water Do not clean them in the dishwasher.
• Do not use abrasive products, detergents or soaps. After
washing, rinse with clean water and dry carefully. When
you have finished cleaning, reconnect the plugto the mains
supply with dry hands.
• Clean the condenser with a broom at least twice a year.
This will help you to save on energy costs and increase
productivity.
THE POWER SUPPLY MUST BE DISCONNECTED.
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Replacing LED Lighting
If your refrigerator has LED lighting contact the help desk as
this should be changed by authorized personnel only.
Defrosting
• Your refrigerator performs automatic defrosting. The water
formed as a result of defrosting passes through the water
collection spout, flows into the vaporisation container
behind your refrigerator and evaporates there.
• Make sure you have disconnected the plug of your
refrigerator before cleaning the vaporisation container.
• Remove the vaporisation container from its position by
removing the screws as indicated. Clean it with soapy
water at specific time intervals. This will prevent odours
from forming.
Evaporating
tray
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Refrigerator compartment
• For normal operating conditions, adjusting the temperature value of
the cooler partition of the fridge to 4°C will be enough.
• To reduce humidity and consequent increase of frost never place
liquids in unsealed containers in the refrigerator. Frost tends to
concentrate in the coldest parts of the evaporator and in time will
require more frequent defrosting.
• Never place warm food in the refrigerator. Warm food should be
allowed to cool at room temperature and should be arranged to
ensure adequate air circulation in the refrigerator compartment.
• Nothing should touch on the back wall as it will cause frost and the
packages can stick on the back wall. Do not open the refrigerator
door too frequently.
• Arrange the meat and cleaned fish(wrapped in packages or sheets
of plastic) which you will use in 1-2 days,in the bottom section of
the refrigerator compartment(that is above the crisper) as this is the
coldest section and will ensure the best storing conditions.
• You can put the fruits and vegetables into crisper without packing.
Some recommendations have been specified below for the placement
and storage of your food in the cooling compartment.
NOTE: Potatoes, onions and garlic should not be stored in the refrigerator.
Food
Maximum Storing
time
Where to place in the
fridge department
Vegetables and
fruits
1 week Vegetable bin
Meat and fish 2 - 3 Days
Wrapped in plastic foil or
bags or in a meat container
(on the glass shelf)
Fresh cheese 3 - 4 Days In special door shelf
Butter and
margarine
1 week In special door shelf
Bottled products
milk and yoghurt
Until the expiry date
recommended by
the producer
In special door shelf
Eggs 1 month In the egg shelf
Cooked food All shelves
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Freezer compartment
• Please use the deep freeze compartment of your refrigerator for
storing the frozen food for a long time and for producing ice.
• To get maximum capacity for freezer compartment, please just use
glass shelves for upper and middle section. For bottom section,
please use lower basket.
• Please do not place the food you shall newly freeze nearby the
already frozen food.
• You should freeze the food to be frozen (meat, minced meat, fish,
etc.) by dividing them into portions in such a way that they can be
consumed once.
• Please do not refreeze the frozen food once they are thawed. It may
pose a danger for your health since it might cause problems such as
food poisoning.
• Do not place the hot meals in your deep freeze before they become
cold. You would cause the other food frozen beforehand in the deep
freeze to become putrefied.
• When you buy frozen food, makes sure that they were frozen under
appropriate conditions and the package is not torn.
• While storing the frozen food, the storage conditions on the package
should certainly be observed. If there is not any explanation, the food
must be consumed within the shortest time possible.
• If there had been humidification in the frozen food package and it
has a foul smell, the food might have been stored under unsuitable
conditions previously and gone rotten. Do not purchase this type of
foods!
• The storage durations of frozen food change depending on the
ambient temperature, the frequent opening and closing of the doors,
thermostat settings, food type and the time elapsed from the purchase
time of the food to the time it is placed into the freezer. Always abide
by the instructions on the package and never exceed the indicated
storage duration.
• During long lasting power failures, please do not open the door of
the deep freeze compartment. Your refrigerator shall preserve your
frozen food for about 18 hours in ambient temperatures of 25°C and
for about 13 hours in ambient temperatures of 32°C. This value will
decrease under higher ambient temperatures. During longer power
failures, do not refreeze your food and consume them as soon as
possible.
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ARRANGING FOOD IN THE APPLIANCE
Not that; if you want to open again immediately after closing the
freezer door, it will not be opened easily. It’s quite normal! After reaching
equilibrium condition, the door will be opened easily.
Important note:
• Frozen foods, when thawed, should be cooked just like fresh foods.
If they are not cooked after being thawed they must NEVER be re-
frozen.
• The taste of some spices found in cooked dishes (anise, basilica,
watercress, vinegar, assorted spices, ginger, garlic, onion, mustard,
thyme, marjoram, black pepper, etc.) changes and they assume a
strong taste when they are stored for a long period. Therefore, the
frozen food should be added little amount of spices or the desired
spice should be added after the food has been thawed.
• The storage period of food is dependent on the oil used. The suitable
oils are margarine, calf fat, olive oil and butter and the unsuitable oils
are peanut oil and pig fat.
• The food in liquid form should be frozen in plastic cups and the other
food should be frozen in plastic folios or bags.
Some recommendations have been specified on pages 98, 99 and 100 for
the placement and storage of your food in the deep freeze compartment.
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ARRANGING FOOD IN THE APPLIANCE
Meat and fish Preparation
Maximum
Storing time
(month)
Steak Wrapping in a foil 6 - 8
Lamb meat Wrapping in a foil 6 - 8
Veal roast Wrapping in a foil 6 - 8
Veal cubes In small pieces 6 - 8
Lamb cubes In pieces 4 - 8
Minced meat
In packages without using
spices
1 - 3
Giblets (pieces) In pieces 1 - 3
Bologna sausage/
salami
Should be packaged even if
it has membrane
Chicken and turkey Wrapping in a foil 4 - 6
Goose and Duck Wrapping in a foil 4 - 6
Deer, Rabbit, Wild Boar
In 2.5 kg portions and as
fillets
6 - 8
Fresshwater fishes
(Salmon, Carp, Crane,
Siluroidea) After cleaning the bowels
and scales of the fish, wash
and dry it; and if necessary,
cut the tail and head.
2
Lean fish; bass, turbot,
flounder
4
Fatty fishes (Tunny,
Mackarel, bluefish,
anchovy)
2 - 4
Shellfish Cleaned and in bags 4 - 6
Caviar
In its package, aluminium or
plastic container
2 - 3
Snail
In salty water, aluminum or
plastic container
3
Note: Frozen meat should be cooked as fresh meat after being thawed. If the
meat is not cooked after being thawed, it should never be frozen again.
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ARRANGING FOOD IN THE APPLIANCE
Vegetables and
Fruits
Preparation
Maximum
Storing
time
(months)
String beans and
beans
Wash and cut to small pieces and
boil in water
10 - 13
Beans Hull and wash and boil in water 12
Cabbage Cleaned and boil in water 6 - 8
Carrot
Clean and cut to slices and boil in
water
12
Pepper
Cut the stem, cut into two pieces
and remove the core and boil in
water
8 - 10
Spinach Washed and boil in water 6 - 9
Cauliflower
Take the leaves apart, cut the heart
into pieces, and leave it in water
with a little lemon juice for a while
10 - 12
Eggplant Cut to pieces of 2cm after washing 10 - 12
Corn
Clean and pack with its stem or as
sweet corn
12
Apple and pear Peel and slice 8 - 10
Apricot and Peach
Cut into two pieces and remove the
stone
4 - 6
Strawberry and
Blackberry
Wash and hull 8 - 12
Cooked fruits
Adding 10 % of sugar in the
container
12
Plum, cherry,
sourberry
Wash and hull the stems 8 - 12
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Dairy
Products
Preparation
Maximum
Storing time
(months)
Storing Conditions
Packet
(Homogenize)
Milk
In its own
packet
2 - 3
Pure Milk – In its
own packet
Cheese-
excluding
white cheese
In slices 6 - 8
Original package
may be used for
short storing period.
It should be wrapped
in foil for longer
periods.
Butter,
margarine
In its package 6
Maximum
Storing time
(months)
Thawing
time in room
temperature
(hours)
Thawing time in
oven (minutes)
Bread 4 - 6 2 - 3 4-5 (220-225 °C)
Biscuits 3 - 6 1 - 1,5 5-8 (190-200 °C)
Pastry 1 - 3 2 - 3 5-10 (200-225 °C)
Pie 1 - 1,5 3 - 4 5-8 (190-200 °C)
Phyllo
dough
2 - 3 1 - 1,5 5-8 (190-200 °C)
Pizza 2 - 3 2 - 4 15-20 (200 °C)
ARRANGING FOOD IN THE APPLIANCE
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TRANSPORTATION AND CHANGING OF
INSTALLATION POSITION
Transportation and Changing of Installation Position
• The original packages and foamed polystyrene (PS) can
be retained if required.
• During transportation, the appliance should be secured
with a wide string or a strong rope. The instructions written
on the corrugated box must be followed while transporting.
• Before transporting or changing the installation position,
all the moving objects (ie,shelves,crisper…) should be
taken out or fixed with bands in order to prevent them from
getting damaged.
Repositioning the door
• It is not possible to change the opening direction of your
refrigerator door, if the door handle on your refrigerator is
installed from the front surface of the door.
• It is possible to change the opening direction of the door
on models without any handles.
• If the door opening direction of your refrigerator may
be changed, you should contact the nearest Authorised
Service Agent to have the opening direction changed.
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BEFORE CALLING YOUR AFTER SALES SERVICE
Check Warnings;
Your fridge warns you if the temperatures for the cooler and freezer are
at improper levels or when a problem occurs with the appliance. Warning
codes are displayed in the Freezer and Cooler Indicators.
ERROR TYPE MEANING WHY WHAT TO DO
SR
"Failure
Warning"
There is/are some
part(s) Out of order
or there is a failure in
cooling process
Call a service agent for
assistance as soon as
possible.
LF
Freezer
comp. Not
Cold enough
This caution will be
seen especially after
long term power
failure
1. Use food in short time
period. Do not freeze foods
that has thawed.
2. Set the freezer
temperature to colder
values or set the
super freeze until the
compartment gets to normal
temperature.
3. Do not put fresh food in
the appliance until the fault
has cleared.
LC
"Refrigerator
comp.
Not Cold
enough"
Ideal temperature for
Ref. Compartment is
+4 o
C. If you see this
warning your foods
are at risk of spoiling.
1. Set the refrigerator
temperature to colder values
or set the super cooling mode
until the compartment reaches
normal temperature.
2. Open the door as little
as possible until the fault
clears.
LF and LC
"not cold
enough
Warning"
This is a combination
of LF and LC Error
type
You will see this failure
when first starting the
appliance. It will clear after the
compartments reach normal
temperature.
HC
Refrigerator
comp. too
Cold
The food starts to
freeze because the
temperature is too
cold
1. Check if the “Super cooling
mode” is on
2. Decrease the refrigerator
temperature values
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If your fridge is not operating;
• Is there a power failure?
• Is the plug connected to the socket correctly?
• Is the fuse of the socket to which the plug is connected or the main
fuse blown?
• Is there any failure at the socket? To check this, plug your refrigerator
to a socket this is surely operating.
If your fridge is not cooling enough;
• Is the temperature adjustment right?
• Is the door of your fridge opened frequently and left open for a long
while?
• Is the door of fridge closed properly?
• Did you put a dish or food on your fridge so that it contacts the rear
wall of your fridge so as to prevent the air circulation?
• Is your fridge filled excessively?
• Is there adequate distance between your fridge and the rear and side
walls?
• Is the ambient temperature within the range of values specified in the
operating manual?
If the food in your refrigerator compartment is over cooled
• Is the temperature adjustment right?
• Are there many food recently put inside the freezer compartment?
If so, your fridge may over cool the food inside the refrigerator
compartment as it will operate longer to cool these food.
If your fridge is operating too loudly;
To maintain the set cooling level, compressor may be activated from
time to time. Noises from your fridge at this time are normal and due to
its function. When the required cooling level is reached, noises will be
decreased automatically. If the noises persist;
BEFORE CALLING YOUR AFTER SALES SERVICE
ERROR TYPE MEANING WHY WHAT TO DO
LOPO
"Low voltage
Warning"
This is seen when
the power supply
gets lower than
170 V.
This not a failure. This
prevents any damage to the
compressor. This warning will
clear after the voltage reaches
the required level.
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BEFORE CALLING YOUR AFTER SALES SERVICE
• Is your appliance stable? Are the legs adjusted?
• Is there anything behind your fridge?
• Are the shelves or dishes on the shelves vibrating? Re-place the
shelves and/or dishes if this is the case.
• Are the items placed on your fridge vibrating?
Normal Noises;
Cracking (Ice cracking) Noise:
• During automatic defrosting.
• When the appliance is cooled or warmed (due to expansion of
appliance material).
Short cracking: Heard when the thermostat switches the compressor
on/off.
Compressor noise (Normal motor noise): This noise means that the
compressor operates normally Compressor may cause more noise for
a short time when it is activated.
Bubbling noise and splash: This noise is caused by the flow of the
refrigerant in the tubes of the system.
Water flow noise: Normal flow noise of water flowing to the evaporation
container during defrosting. This noise can be heard during defrosting.
Air Blowing Noise (Normal fan noise): This noise can be heard in No-
Frost fridge during normal operation of the system due to the circulation
of air.
If humidity builds up inside the fridge;
• Are all food packed properly? Are the containers dried before placing
them in the fridge?
• Are the fridge doors opened frequently? Humidity of the room gets in
the fridge when the doors are opened. Humidity build up will be faster
when you open the doors more frequently, especially if the humidity
of the room is high.
If the doors are not opened and closed properly;
• Do the food packages prevent closing of the door?
• Are the door compartments, shelves and drawers placed properly?
• Are door gaskets broken or torn?
• Is your fridge on a level surface?
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BEFORE CALLING YOUR AFTER SALES SERVICE
If the edges of fridge cabinet that the door joint contact are warm;
Especially in summer (hot weather), the surfaces that the joint contact
may get warmer during the operation of the compressor, this is normal.
IMPORTANT NOTES:
• Compressor protection function will be activated after sudden power
breakdowns or after unplugging the appliance, because the gas in
the cooling system is not stabilized yet. Your fridge will start after 5
minutes, there is nothing to worry about.
• If you will not use your fridge for a long time (e.g. in summer holidays)
unplug it. Clean your fridge according to Part 4 and leave the door
open to prevent humidity and smell.
• If the problem persists after you have followed all the instructions
above, please consult to the nearest authorized service.
• The appliance you bought is designed for home type use and can
be used only at home and for the stated purposes. It is not suitable
for commercial or common use. If the consumer use the appliance in
a way that does not comply with these features, we emphasize that
the producer and the dealer shall not be responsible for any repair
and failure within the guarantee period.
• The lifetime of your appliance stated and declared by the Department
of the Industry is 10 years (the period for retaining parts required for
the proper functioning of the appliance).
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TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY
1.Install the appliance in a cool, well ventilated room , but not in direct
sunlight and not near a heat source (radiator, cooker.. etc). Otherwise
use an insulating plate.
2.Allow warm food and drinks to cool down outside the appliance.
3.When thawing frozen food, place it in the refrigerator compartment.
The low temperature of the frozen food will help to cool the refrigerator
compartment when it is thawing. This will help to save energy. If the
frozen food is put out, it results in a waste of energy.
4.Cover drinks or other liquids when placing them in the appliance
Otherwise humidity increases in the appliance. Therefore, the working
time gets longer.Also covering drinks and other liquids helps to preserve
smell and taste.
5.Try to avoid keeping the doors open for long periods or opening the
doors too frequently as warm air will enter the cabinet and cause the
compressor to switch on unnecessarily often.
6.Keep the covers of the different temperature compartments (crisper,
chiller ...etc ) closed
7.Door gasket must be clean and pliable. Replace gaskets if worn.

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