Beko CF382 User Manual
Printed in Turkey
R E F R I G E R A T I O N
3.8 cu.ft. Chest Freezer
Congratulations on your choice of a Quality Appliance which has been designed to give you service for many years.
DO NOT connect your appliance to the electricity supply until all packing and transit protectors have been removed.
•Leave to stand for at least 4 hours before switching on, to allow compressor oil to settle, if transported horizontally.
•If you are discarding an old appliance with a lock or latch fitted to the door, ensure that it is left in a safe condition to prevent the entrapment of children.
•This freezer must only be used for its intended purpose i.e. the storing and freezing of edible foodstuff.
•Do not dispose of the appliance on a fire. Your appliance contains non CFC substances in the insulation which are potentially flammable if exposed to fire. We suggest you contact your local authority for disposal information and facilities available.
•Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
•Do not use electrical appliance inside the freezer.
•Do not use mechanical devices or other means to accelerate the defrosting process other than those recommended by the manufacturer.
To obtain the best possible performance and trouble free operation from your appliance it is very important to carefully read these instructions.
Failure to observe these instructions may invalidate your right to free service during the guarantee period.
We suggest you keep these instructions in a safe place for easy reference.
Energy efficiency class
Energy consumption - Kwh/year
Net storage - vol fresh food Itrs (cu.ft.)
Net storage - vol frozen food Itrs (cu.ft.)
105 lt. (3.7)
Total net vol - Itrs (cu.ft.)
105 lt. (3.7)
Frozen food compartment rating
Conservation time from failure - hours
Freezing capacity fresh food - kg
Operating noise level dB (A)
SAFETY FIRST / ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS
TEMPERATURE CONTROL AND ADJUSTMENT/INDICATOR LIGHTS
STORING FROZEN FOOD
FREEZING FRESH FOOD
FROZEN FOOD SYMBOLS AND FREEZER CALENDER
CLEANING AND CARE
DO'S AND DON'TS
PROBLEM SOLVING/TROUBLE SHOOTING
HOW TO OBTAIN SERVICE
Before you insert the plug into the wall socket make sure that the voltage and the frequency shown in the rating label at the back wall of the appliance corresponds to your electricity supply. Rating label is on the apper left side of the back wall. We recommend that this appliance is connected to the mains supply via a suitably switched and fused socket in a readily accessible position. Should the mains lead of the appliance becom damaged or should it need replacing at any time, it must bee replaced by a special purpose made mains lead which can only be obtained from a BEKO Authorized Service Agent.
WARNING! THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
If the fitted moulded plug is not suitable for your socket, then plug should cut off and an appropriate plug fitted. Destroy the old plug which is cut off as a plug with bared cord could cause a shock hazard if inserted into a socket elsewhere in the house.
The moulded plug on this appliance incorporates a 13 A fuse. Should the fuse need to be replaced an ASTA approved BS 1362 fuse of the same rating must be used. Do not forget to refit the fuse cover. In the event of losing the fuse cover the plug must not be used until a replacement fuse cover has been fitted. Colour of the replacement fuse cover must be the same colour as that visible on the pin face of the plug. Fuse covers can be obtained from a BEKO Authorised Service
IMPORTANT! FITTING A
As the colours of the wires in the
mains lead of this appliance may
not correspond with the coloured
markings identifying the terminals
in your plug proceed as follows:
1. Connect the
green (Earth) wire to the therminal
in the plug marked ‘E’ or with the
or coloured green
and yellow or green.
2. Connect the blue (Neutral) wire
to the terminal in the plug marked
‘N’ zor coloured black.
3. Connect the brown (Live) wire
to the terminal in the plug marked
‘L’ or coloured red.
With alternative plugs a 13 A fuse must be fitted or in the main fuse box.
If in doubt contact a qualified electrician.
FITTEDWITH 13A1362BSFUSE ALWAYS 1362BSFITREPLECAMENT CARTTRIDGEFUSE
either in the plug or adaptor
1.The appliance should be transported only in a vertical upright position. The packing as supplied must be intact during transportation.
2.If during the course of transport the appliance, has been transported horizontally, it must not be operated for at least 4 hours, to allow the system tosettle.
3.Failure to comply with the above instructions could result in damage occurring to the appliance. The manufacturer will not be held responsible if these instructions are disregarded.
4.The appliance must be protected against rain, moisture and other atmospheric influences.
IMPORTANT!: Care must be taken while cleaning/carrying the appliance to avoid touching
the condenser metal wires at the back of the appliance, as you might injure your fingers and hands or damage your product.
Important : This appliancce is not designed for stacking with any other appliance.
Do not attempt to sit or stand on top of your appliance as it is not designed for such use. You could injure yourself or damage the appliance. “IMPORTANT: Make sure that mains cable is not caught under the appliance during and after carrying / mouving the appliance, to avoid the mains cable becoming cut or damaged.”
When positioning your appyiance, take care not to damage your flooring, pipes, wall covering etc. Do not move the appliance by pulling by the lid or handle. Do not allow children to play with the appliance or tamper with the controls
BEKO (UK) Ltd. declines to accept any liability should the instructions not be followed.
1. If possible avoid placing the appliance near cookers, radiators or in direct sunlight as this will cause the compressor to run for long periods. If installed next to a source of heat or refrigerator, maintain the following minimum side
From Relrigerators or Fridges
2.Make sure that sufficient room is provided around the appliance to ensure free air circulation.
3.The appliance should be locoted on a smooth surface.
2.Refer to “Cleaning and care” section to prepare your appliance for use.
3.Fit the two plastic wall spacer supplied
with the appliance rotating 1/4 turn to the condenser at the back of the freezer (see diagram).
• If the freezer is installed in un heated areas, garages etc., in cold weather condensation may from on the outer surfaces.
This is quite normal and is not fault. Remove the condensation by wiping with a dry cloth.
Before you start using the freezer check that:
1. The interior is dry and air can circulate freely at the rear.
2.Clean the interior as recommended under "CLEANING AND CARE.”
3.Insert the plug into the wall socket and switch on the electricity supply. Avoid accidental disconnection by tqplng over the switch. Green and red lights will glow and the compressor will start runnin (See Temperature Control andAdjustment).
4.You will hear a noise compressor starts up. The liquid and gases sealed within the refrigeration system may also give rise to noise, whether the compressor is running or not which is quite normal.
5.If you are going to store already frozen food open the freezer lid and check that the freezer has reached the correct temperature. Then you can put in your already frozen food. (See Storing Frozen Food page 8).
6.If you are going to freeze fresh Food, you should turn the thermostat knob to SUPER and wait for at least three hours before putting in your fresh food to be frozen. (See Freezing Fresh Food, Page 8).
7.We recommend that you set the thermostat knob at 4 and monitor the temperature to ensure the appliance maintains desired storage temperatures (see section Temperature Control and Adjustment section).
8.Do not load the appliance immediately after it is switched on. Wait until the correct storage temperature has been reached. We recommend that you check the temperature with an accurate thermometer (see; Temperature Control and Adjustment).
If there is a power failure do not open the lid. Frozen food should not be affected if the failure lasts for less than 28 hours. If the failure is longer, then the food should be checked and either eaten immediately or cooked and then
lf you iind that the lid of the chest freezer is difficult foopen just after you have closed it, don't worry. This is due to the pressure difference which will equalize and allow the lid to be opened normally ofter a few minutes
TEMPERATURE CONTROL AND ADJUSTMENT
Temperature is controlled by the thermostat knob which is located at the front of the cabinet. "SUPER" is the coldest setting (see the diagram below). The normal storage temperature of your appliance should be
We recommended that you check the temperature with a thermometer to ensur that the Freezer is kept to the desired temperature. Remember you must take reading very quickly since the thermometer temperature will rise very rapidly you remove it horn the freezer.
Please remember each time the lid is opened cold air escapes and the internal temperature rises. Therefore never leave the lid open and ensure it is closed:
immediately after Food is put in or removed.
When you set the thermostat knob to [OFF] position, the appliance will be switched off.
Green Indicator Light(l);
Illuminates when the appliance is connected to the mains and will glow as there is electricity present. The green light will not glow if the thermostat is set at the "OF" position. The green indicator does not give any indication of the temperature inside the freezer.
Red Indicator Light (2);
a.When the appliance is first switched on, and will stay until the
c.If the appliance is overloaded with fresh food.
d.If the appliance lid is left open accidentally.
STORING FROZEN FOOD
Prepackaged commercially frozen should be stored in accordance with the frozen food manufacturer's instructions for a frozen food storage compartment.
To ensure that the high quality achieved by the frozen food manufacturer and the food retailer is maintained the following should be remembered:
1.Put packets in the freezer as quickly as possible after purchase.
2.Do not exceed "Use By", "Best Before" dates an the packaging.
3.If there are no instructions on the packet, refer to the storage life guide on the lid liner.
FREEZING FRESH FOOD
Place fresh food to be frozen near the
side walls to ensure fast freezing and
away from already frozen food, if
Freezing capacity of your appliance
in a 24 hours period is 8 kg (18 Ib).
Never exceed this maximum capacity
If you are going to freeze fresh food
in excess of 2 kg. (4.5 Ib) turn the
thermostat knob to "SUPER" and wait
for at least three hours before placing
the fresh food in the freezer. Remember
to return the knob to its "4" setting
after freezing. Do not freeze too large
a quantity at one time.
The quality of the food is best preserved
when it is frozen right through to the
centre as quickly as possible.
Take special care not to mix
already frozen food and fresh
1. Storage life guide,
3. Thermostat knob.
FROZEN FOOD SYMBOLS
AND FREEZER CALENDER
Food symbols are shown on the lid liner. Refer to storage life guide whenever required
The figures next to food symbols represent the safe
Defrost twice a year or when a frost layer of around 7 mm (1/4") has formed.
To start the defrostins procedure turn the thermostat knob to zero position, alternatively you may, switch off the freezer at the socket outlet and pull out the mains plug.
All food should be wrapped in several layers of newspaper and stored in a cool place (e.g. fridge or larder).
Remove the freezer basket. Leave the lid open. Containers of warm water may be placed carefully in the freezer to speed up the defrosting.
Do not use pointed or
Never use hairdryers, electrical heaters or other such electrical appliances for defrosting.
When defrosting has finished sponge out defrost water which collects at the bottom of the freezer and dry the interior thoroughly. Set the thermostat at "SUPER" position and leave it on for about three hours.