Avanti 322YW User Manual

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INSTRUCTION MANUAL

MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES

Model Numbers / No. de Modelos: 322YW / 323YB

REFRIGERATOR (REFRIGERADOR)

BEFORE USE, PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW ALL SAFETY RULES AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS.

La sección en español empieza en la página 18.

Avanti has a policy of continuous improvement on its products and reserves the right to change materials and specifications without notice.

Avanti Products, A Division of the Mackle Co., Inc.

P.O. Box 520604Miami, Florida 33152

www.avantiproducts.com

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Registration Information

Thank you for purchasing this fine Avanti product. Please fill out this card and return it within 100 days of purchase and receive these

important benefits:

? Confirm your warranty:

Your prompt product registration confirms your right to the protection available under the terms and conditions of your Avanti warranty.

? Protect your product:

We will keep the model number and date of purchase of your new Avanti product on file to help you refer to this information in the event of an insurance claim such as fire or theft.

? Promote better products:

We value your input. Your responses will help us develop products designed to best meet your future needs.

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Avanti Registration Card

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Name

__________________________________

Address

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City

State

Zip

__________________________________

Area Code

Phone Number

 

Did You Purchase An Additional Warranty:

?Extended

?Food Loss

?None

Reason For Choosing This Avanti Product:

Please indicate the most important fa ctors that influenced your decision to purchase this product.

?Price

?Product Features

?Avanti Reputation?Product Quality

?Salesperson Recommendation?Friend/Relative Recommendation?Warranty?Other_______________________

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Model # Serial #

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Date Purchased Store/Dealer Name

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Occupation

As Your Primary Residence, Do You:

?Own

?Rent

Your Age:

 

 

?under 18

?18-25?26-30

?31-35

?36-50

?over 50

Marital Status:

 

?Married

?Single

Is This Product Used In The:

?Home

?Business

How Did You Learn About This Product:

?Advertising

?Product Features

?In Store Demo

?Personal Demo

?Other______________________________

Comments____________________________

_____________________________________

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HELP US HELP YOU...

Read this guide carefully.

It is intended to help you operate and maintain your new refrigerator properly.

Keep it handy to answer your questions. If you don't understand something or your need more help, please call:

Avanti Customer Service 800-220-5570

Keep proof of original purchase date (such as your sales slip) with this guide to establish the warranty period.

CAUTION:

THIS REFRIGERATOR IS NOT DESIGNED FOR THE STORAGE OF MEDICINE OR OTHER MEDICAL PRODUCTS.

Write down the model and serial numbers.

You'll find them on a plate located on the bottom outside wall of the refrigerator.

Please write these numbers here:

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Date of Purchase

____________________________________

Model Number

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Serial Number

Use these numbers in any correspondence or service calls concerning your refrigerator.

If you received a damaged refrigerator, immediately contact the dealer (or builder) that sold you the refrigerator.

Save time and money. Before you call for service, check the Troubleshooting Guide. It lists causes of minor operating problems that you can correct yourself.

IF YOU NEED SERVICE

We're proud of our service and want you to be pleased. If for some reason you are not happy with the service you receive, here are some steps to follow for further help.

FIRST, contact the people who serviced your refrigerator. Explain why you are not pleased. In most cases, this will solve the problem.

NEXT, if you are still not pleased, write all the details, including your telephone number, and send to:

Customer Service

Avanti Products

10880 NW 30 Street

Miami, FL 33172

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Table of Contents

Information and Registration Card ____________________________________ 2 Help Us Help You___________________________________________________ 3 Parts and Features__________________________________________________ 5 Important Safety Instructions_________________________________________ 6 Installation Instructions _____________________________________________ 6 Before Using Your Refrigerator _______________________________________ 6 Installation of Your Refrigerator_______________________________________ 6 Electrical Connection _______________________________________________ 7 Operating Your Refrigerator__________________________________________ 8 Setting The Temperature Control _____________________________________ 8 Using Your Ice Cube Trays ___________________________________________ 8 Care and Maintenance_______________________________________________ 8 Defrosting Your Refrigerator _________________________________________ 8

Temperature Control settings_________________________________________ 9 Changing Your Reversible Door 10

Cleaning Your Refrigerator__________________________________________ 11 Maintenance of Your Refrigerator ____________________________________ 11 Vacation Time _____________________________________________________ 11 Moving Your Refrigerator ___________________________________________ 11 Energy Saving Tips ________________________________________________ 11 Troubleshooting Guide _____________________________________________ 12 Service For Your Refrigerator________________________________________ 13 Your Avanti Products Warranty______________________________________ 14 Wiring Diagram____________________________________________________ 15 SPANISH VERSION ______________________________________________16-19

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PARTS & FEATURES

1.ICE TRAY

2.CHILLER COMPARTMENT

3.DRIP TRAY

4.STORAGE SHELVES

5.LEVELING LEG

6.CHILLER DOOR

7.TEMPERATURE CONTROL

8.DOOR RACK

9.CAN RACK

10.BOTTLE RACK

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Important Safety Instructions

? WARNING?

To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock,

 

or injury when using your refrigerator,

 

follow these basic precautions:

?Read all instructions before using the refrigerator.

?DANGER or WARNING: Risk of child entrapment.

?Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer: Take off the doors. Leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.

?Never allow children to operate, play with, or crawl inside the refrigerator.

?Never clean refrigerator parts with flammable fluids. The fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion.

?Do not store or use gasoline or any other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other refrigerator. The fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion.

-Savethese instructions-

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

?Before Using Your Refrigerator

?Remove the exterior and interior packing.

?Check to be sure you have all of the following parts:

?1 Ice cube tray.

?Instruction manual

?Before connecting the refrigerator to the power source, let it stand upright for approximately 2 hours. This will reduce the possibility of a malfunction in the cooling system from handling during transportation.

?Clean the interior surface with lukewarm water using a soft cloth.

?Installation of Your Refrigerator

?This appliance is designed to be free standing only, and should not be recessed or built-in.

?Place your refrigerator on a floor that is strong enough to support the refrigerator when it is fully loaded. To level your refrigerator, adjust the legs at the front of the refrigerator.

?Allow 5 inches of space between the back and sides of the refrigerator, which allows the proper air circulation to cool the compressor.

?Locate the refrigerator away from direct sunlight and sources of heat (stove, heater, radiator, etc.). Direct sunlight may affect the acrylic coating and heat sources may increase electrical consumption. Extreme cold ambient temperatures may also cause the refrigerator not to perform properly.

?Avoid locating the refrigerator in moist areas.

?Plug the refrigerator into an exclusive, properly installed-groundedwall outlet. Do not under any circumstances cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord. Any questions concerning power and or grounding should be directed toward a certified electrician or an authorized Avanti Products service center.

?After plugging the appliance into a wall outlet, allow the unit to cool down for 2-3hours before placing food in the refrigerator compartment.

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? Electrical Connection

?Warning?

Improper use of the grounded plug can result in the risk of electrical shock. If the power cord is damaged, have it replaced by an authorized Avanti Products service center.

This refrigerator should be properly grounded for your safety. The power cord of this refrigerator is equipped with a three-prongplug which mates with standard three prong wall outlets to minimize the possibility of electrical shock.

Do not under any circumstances cut or remove the third ground prong from the power cord supplied.

Use of extension cords is not recommended.

This refrigerator requires a standard 115/120-volt,60Hz electrical outlet withthree-prongground.

The cord should be secured behind the refrigerator and not left exposed or dangling to prevent accidental injury.

Never unplug the refrigerator by pulling the power cord. Always grip the plug firmly and pull straight out from the receptacle.

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OPERATING YOUR REFRIGERATOR

?Setting the Temperature Control

?To control the internal temperature, adjust the control dial according to the ambient temperature or purpose of use.

?The first time you turn the unit on, set the temperature control to “cold.”

?The range of the temperature control is from position "warm to cold.” After 24 to 48 hours, adjust the temperature control to the setting that best suites your needs. The setting of “MID” should be correct for home or office refrigerator use.

NOTE:

?If the unit is unplugged, power lost, or turned off; you must wait 3 to 5 minutes before restarting the unit. If you attempt to restart before this time delay, the refrigerator will not start.

?Use of the Ice Cube Trays

?For your ice requirements, fill approximately ¾ of the tray after washing it.

?If you want to make ice cubes quick, set thermostat to “cold” position.

?To release the ice cubes, hold the tray upside down and twist slightly at both ends until the pieces of ice fall.

?The Chiller Compartment

?This compartment is designed for production of ice cubes and short term storage (3-4days at most) of some commercially frozen foods.

?The temperature in this compartment does not get cold enough to freeze food safely for long periods of time and works best when the food is already frozen.

?By design; this chiller compartment is not a true freezer, and may not keep ice cream frozen, or freeze items.

?A colder setting may be used for these items, but other items in the refrigerator may also be affected.

?The chiller door is susceptible to breaking due to excessive ice build up. This part is not covered under your warranty. Be sure to defrost when the ice reaches ¼ inch thick.

CARE AND MAINTENANCE

?Defrosting Your Refrigerator

Defrost the refrigerator when the frost accumulated on the evaporator is about 5mm (1/5 inch) thick. Set the thermostat dial to “OFF” or “DEFROST” position. Remove frozen or perishable foods. Defrosting usually takes a few hours. After defrosting, return the thermostat dial to the desired position. To defrost quickly remove all foods from the refrigerator and leave the door open. Never use a knife or other metal instrument to scrape ice/frost from the evaporator.

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