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Transcript of Whirlpool 38020 Instruction for Use

GB CONTENTS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE Page 11 Page 11 PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT PRECAUTIONS AND GENERAL SUGGESTIONS Page 11 HOW TO USE THE REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT Page 12 HOW TO USE THE FREEZER COMPARTMENT Page 13 HOW TO DEFROST AND CLEAN THE FREEZER Page 14 COMPARTMENT Page 14 HOW TO CLEAN THE REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT Page 15 CARE AND MAINTENANCE Page 15 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE Page 16 AFTER SALES SERVICE Page 16 INSTALLATION 10

< HOW TO USE THE REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT This refrigerator is equipped with a star freezer compartment. The refrigerator compartment defrosts automatically. The refrigerator can operate in an ambient temperature ranging from +10oC to +38oC but functions best at temperatures between +16oC and +32oC. Switching on the refrigerator Insert the plug in the mains outlet. The thermostat sets the temperature in both the refrigerator and freezer compartments. Setting the temperature: 1. For correct operation and optimum food storage in both compartments. Refer to enclosed product sheet for thermostat setting instructions. 2. If you wish to change the temperature setting in the compartments, turn the thermostat adjustment knob as required: x For WARMER TEMPERATURES turn the thermostat knob down to positions 1 or 2. x For COLDER TEMPERATURES turn the thermostat knob up to positions 5 to 7. When the thermostat is set to x both the appliance and internal light switch off. Note: The temperature inside the two compartments is in part determined by the position of the appliance, the room temperature and frequency with which the doors are opened. Use the thermostat to adjust the temperature in relation to these factors. How to store food in the refrigerator compartment 1. Fill the refrigerator as illustrated in the adjacent figure: A. Cooked food B. Meat and fish C. Fruit and vegetables D. Bottles E. Eggs F. Butter, cheese etc. Notes: x Air circulates freely between the shelves and back wall of the refrigerator interior. x Do not store food against the back wall of the refrigerator compartment. x Do not store warm food in the refrigerator compartment. x Store liquids in closed containers. x The storage of greens with a high water content may cause condensation to form inside the bottom drawer. This is quite normal however, and in no way impairs refrigerator performance. 12

The < HOW TO USE THE FREEZER COMPARTMENT star freezer compartment may be used to store frozen products for the time indicated on the packaging and to freeze fresh food by placing it on the shelf in the top of the freezer. Frozen products should instead be stored in the bottom of the freezer compartment to prevent contact with food still to be frozen. The rating plate shows the quantity of fresh food that can be frozen in 24 hours. Important Wrap and seal fresh food in: x Aluminium foil, cling film, air and water-tight plastic bags, polythene containers with lids or special freezer containers. x The freezer compartment is able to maintain correct storage temperatures even in the case of power failure. If this is the case, do not open the freezer door until power is restored. Important Refer to the adjacent table for fresh food storage times (months). When you purchase frozen food, make sure: x The packaging is undamaged (frozen food in damaged packaging may have deteriorated). If the package bulges or is marked by liquid stains, the product has not been correctly stored and may have partially thawed. x When shopping, leave frozen food purchases until last and transport items in insulated bags. x Place items in the freezer as soon as you get home. x If food has partially thawed, do not refreeze. Consume within 24 hours. x Avoid subjecting frozen foods to temperature variations. Observe the Best before date on the packaging. x Always observe the storage information on packages. Making ice cubes x Fill the ice cube tray three quarters full with water and place in the bottom of the freezer compartment. If the ice cube tray sticks to the bottom of the compartment do not use pointed or sharp instruments to detach them. 13