Zanussi ZRC328WO manual

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  • Brand: Zanussi
  • Product: Refrigerator
  • Model/name: ZRC328WO
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, Swedish, Danish, Polish, Norwegian, Slovak, Hungarian, Croatian

Table of Contents

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Refrigerator is a compressor based refrigerator designed for short-term storage of chilled products.
This class "N" version of the refrigerator is intended to be used for normal domestic purposes only
in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
At ambient temperature of +16 o
C to + 32°C and air moisture not higher than 70 % the manufacturer
guarantees its trouble-free operation. The refrigerator complies with all current requirements for
household refrigerators and electrical devices.
The refrigerant blowing agent is environmentally friendly - it has no ozone layer depleting
All preventive maintenance operations and repairs should be carried out by an authorised service
Since efforts are continually made to improve the reliability and performance of the product, minor
changes may be introduced without special notice in these instruction.
! This Instruction book contains information which will help to minimise environmental impact.
Preparation for use
The transport packaging is made from expanded polystyrene. Strip off the adhesive tapes from the sides,
lift the refrigerator up and remove the board.
Strip off the adhesive tapes and open the door. Remove the insert from above the door.
Slightly tilt the freezer backwards in order to keep the door closed while adjusting the feet. It is
very important that the appliance is properly levelled. Should you need to move the appliance, lift it from
its location to ensure the feet do not drag on the floor.
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Take two supports 1 from the pack
and insert them into the guides 2 in the
back part of the table top.
Safety precautions
Prior to connecting the refrigerator to the mains make sure that the power cord is not damaged.
This refrigerator is supplied with a special supply cord. It should only be exchanged for an identical
special supply cord, and this replacement should only be carried out by a qualified electrician or
competent person.
The plug of the refrigerator should be connected to a properly fixed stationary socket providing good
contact. The socket must have a reliable earth connection.
Keep the rear of the refrigerator free from dust using a dry brush or a vacuum-cleaner at least once a
• Keep ventilation openings in the appliance enclosure or in the built in structure, clear of
• Do not use mechanical devices or other means to accelerate the defrosting process.
• Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
• Do not use electrical appliances inside the food storage compartments of the appliance.
• After switching the appliance off (e.g. for cleaning, relocating etc.) it can be switched on
again only after 15 mins.
• Do not touch the plug pins after switching the appliance off.
o The refrigerator should only be transported in the vertical position.
o Secure the refrigerator during transit in order to avoid damage.
Do not place vessels containing liquid on the top of the refrigerator as these could spill onto the
electrical components.
Do not place electrical heating appliances (e.g. electric stoves, irons, grills etc.) on the top cover of the
Protect plastic surfaces of the food storage compartment from fat, oils, sauces etc. as they can cause
damage to the compartment. In case of unintended spill immediately clean the surface with warm water to
which a little washing up liquid has been added.
While defrosting or cleaning the inside of the refrigerator , do not forget to disconnect it from the
¾ Leave the doors of refrigerator open if it is switched off for a long time;
¾ If selling or transferring this refrigerator inform the new user, that it contains insulation -
cyclopentane (foaming agent C5H10), and refrigerant - R600a.
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How to reverse the door:
For this there is the set of plugs in the polythene bag
IMPORTANT: Do not lay the appliance on the floor while reversing the door.
- remove the bottom cover 10;
- unscrew two screws 7 and remove the
bottom bracket 8 together with the washers
6 on the axle and the spacer 5;
- remove the door 4;
- unscrew the axle 2 together with the nut 1
and the washers 3 from the upper bracket
and screw all this set on the left side of the
- move the plug 14 to the right side;
- hang the door on the axle 2;
- prior to unscrewing the bracket 11 and
exchanging it with the bottom bracket 8
(together with the set of washers and
spacers), insert the bracket axle into the
- the brackets 9 which are under the brackets
11 and 8 remain in their places;
- replace the bottom cover 10.
In case you do not want to carry out the door reversal operation yourself, you can contact your local
Service Force centre. The engineer will carry out the door reversal at your cost.
Construction of the refrigerator
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1 - Lamp;
2 - Dome light;
3 - Temperature control knob;
4 - Temperature control scale -
5 - Green light -
(electrical system).
1-5 Top cover with controls 11 Insert
6 Shelf 12 Drain channel cleaner
7 Shelf 13 Condenser
8 Tray 14 Compressor
9 Door shelf Instruction Manual
10 Door shelf package
Control devices and signal lights
Replacing the lamp
Press the dome light cover clip to the right and pull it
downwards to remove the cover. Replace the lamp.
Lamp type - 15 W, lamp holder - E 14;
Reverse removal to replace the cover.
Reconnect the refrigerator to the mains.
Overall space required in
use of the refrigerator
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Model ZRC 328 WO
ZRA 324 W
Net volume , L 275
Width (mm) 600
Height (mm) 1450
Depth (mm) 600
Energy efficiency class in accordance with
directive 94/2 EC
Energy consumption:
kWh/24 h
kWh/per year
Weight, kg 52
The amount of compressors 1
The refrigerant R600a
Refrigerator position
The refrigerator should be placed in a dry well-ventilated room.
The refrigerator must be kept from exposure in direct sunlight. It is not advisable to locate it near the
heat sources (e.g. boilers, radiators etc.). If it is impossible to find an alternative location,
use an insulating panel. The appliance must not touch heating, gas or other pipes or heating devices.
IMPORTANT! Keep ventilation openings in the appliance enclosure or in the built - in structure, clear
of obstruction.
If the door does not close properly , it is necessary to change the door gasket.
If the door does not close correctly, the temperature in the refrigerator rises and energy consumption
Warning! Do not cover the openings at the back of the top cover!
A green light 5 indicates that the refrigerator has been connected to the mains.
The temperature in refrigerator is adjusted by turning the temperature control knob.
The temperature controller is switched off, when the knob 3 shows a "0" mark in the
temperature control scale 4. If the temperature control knob is turned clockwise, the temperature in the
chamber is reduced.
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Storage of the cooled food-stuffs
The temperature in the refrigerator is affected by the ambient temperature, the position of the
temperature control knob and the volume of food to be stored.
Initially set the temperature control knob to position “3”. If the food is too cold reduce the setting
and if it is not cold enough, decrease the temperature by turning the knob to a higher position than
If the thermostat knob is in position “5” and frost forms on the back wall, turn the knob to a lower
Liquids and foods with strong odours or which easily take on smells must be stored in closed containers.
Foods should only be placed into the refrigerator when they have been cooled to room temperature.
In order to avoid odours in the refrigerator, clean it at least once a month. Wash it with warm water and a
little washing up liquid.
When cleaning the refrigerator or disconnecting it for any period of time, perform the following
• disconnect the refrigerator from the mains;
• take the foods out of the refrigerator;
• leave the door open.
After cleaning, the refrigerator must be wiped and ventilated.
Clean the drain channel and trough using a long flexible wire or the tool provided.
Caution. Do not use mechanical or other devices, which are not recommended in the user manual, to
remove frost or ice.
Do not clean with liquids containing alcohol.
Refrigerators produced from stainless steel should be cleaned only with appropriate cleaners.
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If the appliance is not working correctly, please check the following before contacting the
Problems Possible reasons and likely solutions
The refrigerator is connected to the
mains but the green lamp does not light
There is no voltage in the mains or no contact between
the plug and the socket.
Check plug fuse, try an alternative socket.
Increased noise
Check if the appliance
- stands level on a smooth and firm base;
- doesn’t touch any other electrical devices or furniture
next to it.
While opening the door the gasket
comes off.
Insert the gasket into position by pressing the inner part of
the gasket. If the gasket has been contaminated with oily
liquids, it is necessary before inserting to clean the gasket
and the groove in the door with dish washing agent and
wipe it dry before refitting.
High temperature in the appliance.
A lot of warm foodstuffs loaded; doors have been opened
for a long time or too often.
Condensation forms on the surface of the
High relative humidity (over 70 %).
If after the above checks, your appliance still does not operate correctly, contact your local Service
Force centre. Please note that it will be necessary to provide proof of purchase for any in-guarantee
service calls.
In-guarantee customers should ensure that the above checks have been made as the engineer will
make a charge if the fault is not a mechanical or electrical breakdown.
When requesting a repair to your appliance, always quote the information given on
the rating plate shown below.
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The symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product may not be
treated as household waste. Instead it should be taken to the appropriate collection point for the
recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly,
you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which
could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. For more detailed
information about recycling of this product, please contact your local council, your waste disposal
service or the shop where you purchased the product.
Service and Spare Parts
In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to purchase spare parts, please
contact your local Service Force Centre by telephoning:- 08705 929 929
Your telephone call will be automatically routed to the Service Force Centre covering your post
code area. For the address of your local Service Force Centre and further information about Service
Force, please visit the website at
Before calling out an engineer, please ensure you have read the details under the heading
"Something Not Working."
When you contact the Service Force Centre you will need to give the following details:
1. Your name, address and post code
2. Your telephone number
3. Clear and concise details of the fault
4. The model and serial number of the appliance (found on the rating plate)
5. The purchase date
Please note that a valid purchase receipt or guarantee documentation is required for in-
guarantee service calls.
Customer Care Department
For general enquiries concerning your Electrolux appliance or for further information on Electrolux
products, please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the address
below or visit our website at
Customer Care Department
Electrolux Major Appliances
Addington Way
08705 950950 (*)
*calls to this number may be recorded for training purposes.
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Guarantee Conditions
We Zanussi-Electrolux undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this
ELECTROLUX appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty
workmanship or materials, the company will, at our option repair or replace the same FREE OF
CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage on condition that:
The appliance has been correctly installed and used only on the electrical supply stated on the rating
plate. The appliance has been used for normal domestic purposes only, and in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions.
The appliance has not been serviced, maintained, repaired, taken apart or tampered with by any
person not authorised by us. All service work under this guarantee must be undertaken by a Service
Force Centre. Any appliance or defective part replaced shall
become the Company's property. Home visits are made between 8.30am and 5.30pm
Monday to Friday. Visits may be available outside these hours in which case a premium will be
This Guarantee does not cover:
• Damage or calls resulting from transportation, improper use or neglect, the replacement of any
light bulbs or removable parts of glass or plastic
• Costs incurred for calls to put right an appliance improperly installed or calls to appliances outside
the United Kingdom
• Appliances found to be in use within a commercial environment, plus those which are the subject
of rental agreements.
• Products of Electrolux manufacture which are not marketed by Electrolux.
The guarantee is in addition to your statutory and legal rights.
If you should move to another country within Europe then your guarantee moves with you to your
new home subject to the following qualifications:
The guarantee starts from the date you first purchased your product. The guarantee is for the same
period and to the same extent for labour and parts as exists in the new country of use for this brand
or range of products.
This guarantee relates to you and cannot be transferred to another user.
Your new home is within the European Community (EC) or European Free Trade Area.
The product is installed and used in accordance with our instructions and is only used domestically,
i.e. a normal household. The product is installed taking into account regulations in your new
country. Before you move, please contact your nearest Customer Care Centre, listed below, to give
them details of your new home. They will then ensure that the local Service Organisation is aware
of your move and able to look after you and your appliances.
France Senlis +33 (0) 344 62 29 29
Germany Nurenberg +49 (0) 800 234 7378
Italy Pordenone +39 (0) 0434 39 4700
Sweden Stockholm +46 (0) 8 672 53 90
UK Luton +44 (0) 8705 950 950
Ireland Dublin +353(0)14090751

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