U-Line 1175R User Manual

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U-Line 1175R User Manual

Use and Care Guide

Refrigerator Models: 1115R, 1175R, 29R

Beverage Center Model: 1175BEV

29R

1175BEV

1115R

1175R

1 Introduction

Congratulations on your purchase of a U-Line refrigeration product. A pioneer in the field for more than 40 years, U-Line Corporation is the world’s number one manufacturer of built-in, under-counter, specialty refrigeration and ice making products. U-Line dedicates 100% of its research and development to these products. The result: U-Line technology consistently leads the market with innovation, design, depth of product line and performance.

U-Line products are making life more convenient in homes, businesses, and hotels around the world. U-Line supports its products with a strong dealer network, and its commitment to quality even extends to environmentally safe packaging.

IMPORTANT

READ all of the instructions in this guide completely before operating the unit for the first time.

For future reference, keep this guide in a safe, accessible location. If you need additional information or assistance, please contact U-Line Corporation directly. Contact information appears on the rear cover of this guide.

If you have a problem with the operation of this product, the SERVICE section of this guide will assist you in quickly identifying common problems and provide information on possible causes and remedies. If your product needs service, contact U-Line directly.

Warranty Registration

Your U-Line Corporation Limited Warranty is located on the inside rear cover of this guide. To validate your warranty, the product and its original purchase date must be registered. A Warranty Registration Card has been included for this purpose in the package containing this manual. Complete and mail the Warranty Registration Card, or register your product online at www.U-LineService.com as soon as possible after purchase.

If your product registration is not on file and a request for warranty coverage is received, the date of sale to the U-Line Selling Dealer or Distributor will be established as the first date of warranty coverage for your product.

Please Record Your Model Information

When you request additional information or service, you will be asked for your products model and serial numbers. You can find this information on the serial plate located on the upper right or rear wall in the interior of your unit. This information also appears on the warranty registration card.

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Please record the model number (Figure 1, 1), serial number (Figure 1, 2), date of purchase, and dealer contact information for your U-Line product below:

Model Number:

Dealer Name:

_____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________

Serial Number:

Dealer Address:

_____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________

Purchase Date:

Dealer Telephone:

_____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________

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2 Table of Contents

Introduction ...............................................................................................................................

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Warranty Registration .......................................................................................................

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Please Record Your Model Information ...........................................................................

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Table of Contents .......................................................................................................................

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Safety Precautions ......................................................................................................................

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Safety Alert Definitions .....................................................................................................

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General Precautions ...........................................................................................................

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Product Features ........................................................................................................................

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Origins Refrigerator Models 1115R, 1175R, 29R ..............................................................

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Origins Beverage Center Model 1175BEV ........................................................................

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Operation ...................................................................................................................................

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Initial Startup .....................................................................................................................

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Interior Lighting .................................................................................................................

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Electronic Control Panel ....................................................................................................

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Manual Temperature Control ...........................................................................................

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Normal Operating Sounds .................................................................................................

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Wine Stocking Recommendations ..................................................................................

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Outdoor, Marine and RV Usage ......................................................................................

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Storage, Vacation, Moving ..............................................................................................

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Product Disposal ...............................................................................................................

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Wine Guide ...............................................................................................................................

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Wine Recommendations ..................................................................................................

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Cleaning and Maintenance .....................................................................................................

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General Cleaning .............................................................................................................

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Maintenance ....................................................................................................................

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Service .......................................................................................................................................

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Before Calling for Service ................................................................................................

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If Service is Required ........................................................................................................

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Replacement Parts ...........................................................................................................

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Troubleshooting Guide ....................................................................................................

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Electronic Control Quick Guide .......................................................................................

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U-Line Corporation Limited Warranty ....................................................................................

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3 Safety Precautions

IMPORTANT

PLEASE READ all instructions completely before attempting to install, operate, or service your unit.

Proper installation procedures must be followed if this unit is being initially installed, or is moved to a new location after being in service. An INSTALLATION GUIDE for your unit, providing complete installation information is available from U-Line Corporation directly, and must be consulted before any installation is begun. U-Line contact information appears on the rear cover of this guide.

This unit requires connection to a grounded (three-prong), polarized receptacle that has been placed by a qualified electrician in accordance with applicable electrical codes.

Safety Alert Definitions

Safety items throughout this guide are labeled with a Danger, Warning or Caution based on the risk type:

DANGER

Danger means that failure to follow this safety statement will result in severe personal injury or death.

WARNING

Warning means that failure to follow this safety statement could result in serious personal injury or death.

CAUTION

Caution means that failure to follow this safety statement may result in minor or moderate personal injury, property or equipment damage.

General Precautions

Use this appliance for its intended purpose only and follow these general precautions along with those listed throughout this guide:

DANGER

RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT. Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer, take off the doors and leave shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.

WARNING

SHOCK HAZARD - Electrical Grounding Required.

Never attempt to repair or perform maintenance on the unit until the electricity has been disconnected.

Never remove the round grounding prong from the plug and never use a two-prong grounding adapter.

Altering, cutting of power cord, removal of power cord, removal of power plug, or direct wiring can cause serious injury, fire and/or loss of property and/or life, and will void the warranty.

Never use an extension cord to connect power to the unit.

Always keep your working area dry.

CAUTION

Use care when moving and handling the unit. Use gloves to prevent personal injury from sharp edges.

If your model requires defrosting, DO NOT use any type of heater to defrost. Using a heater to speed up defrosting can cause personal injury and damage to the inner lining.

IMPORTANT

Do not lift unit by door handle.

Never install or operate the unit behind closed doors. Be sure front grille is free of obstruction. Obstructing free air flow can cause the unit to malfunction and may void the warranty.

Failure to clean the condenser every three months can cause the unit to malfunction. This could void the warranty.

Allow unit temperature to stabilize for 24 hours before use.

If your model requires defrosting, never use an ice pick or other sharp instrument to help speed up defrosting. These instruments can puncture the inner lining or damage the cooling unit.

Use only genuine U-Line replacement parts. Imitation parts can damage the unit, affect its operation or performance and may void the warranty.

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4 Product Features

Origins Refrigerator

Models 1115R, 1175R, 29R

Models 1115R and 1175R feature an electronic control panel with digital display that allows you to display the interior temperature and adjust the setting to your preference. The electronic control and digital display provide an attractive appearance and its method of control permits precise temperature settings. Model 29R is equipped with a manual temperature control.

In Models 1115R and 1175R, an interior light illuminates automatically as the cabinet door is opened. Another mode of operation is available. A blackout/Sabbath mode (not Star K certified) allows you to darken both interior light and the LED display, while maintaining complete temperature control in the unit.

All three models qualify for the U.S. Government ENERGY STAR program.

All models feature maintenance-free automatic (cycle) defrost.

A generous capacity, one piece molded interior is very durable and easy to clean.

Model 1115R provides 3.3 cu ft (93 L) of refrigeration, Model 29R provides 3.5 cu ft (99 L) of refrigeration, and Model 1175R provides 5.7 cu ft (161 L) of refrigeration.

Adjustable tempered glass shelves are used. Model 29R has two full shelves and one half shelf; Models 1115R and 1175R have three shelves. These shelves are designed to be easily cleaned, contain spills, and may be positioned evenly throughout the interior to use all space efficiently.

Models 1115R and 1175R have two inner door “pickoff” shelves. Model 29R has fixed shelves.

All black and white models accommodate custom flat or raised door panels, and can achieve a custom, builtin look by matching surrounding cabinets. Please visit www.u-line.com for additional panel information.

Doors on black and white models are field-reversible. Stainless steel doors are not field-reversible.

Door locks for black and white 1175R and 29R models are only available factory-installed at time of original order.

Vinyl clad steel cabinets provide a rich textured look, and resist scratching, peeling, or flaking. Models 29R and 1175R are available in either black or white; Models 1115R is available in black only.

Models 1115R and 1175R are available in stainless steel, and feature a stainless steel door panel and hinges with black cabinet and grille.

Origins Beverage Center

Model 1175BEV

The Model 1175BEV Beverage Center will accommodate up to 16 standard 750 mL bottles of your favorite wines on its two upper, 3/4 extendable, sliding wine racks. The Beverage Center also provides generous storage for nonwine beverages on two lower tempered shelves.

The Right Temperature for Wine

Your Beverage Center has been designed to provide two temperature zones within the cabinet so the specific storage requirements of your beverages can be satisfied. The upper wine rack zone maintains an approximate temperature of 45°F, and the lower shelf zone maintains an approximate temperature of 38°F. NOTE: Product temperatures, not air temperatures, are referenced above.

An electronic control panel with digital display allows you to display the interior temperature in the lower shelf zone and adjust the temperature setting. The electronic control and digital display provide an attractive appearance, and its method of control provides temperatures settings for a variety of wine and non-wine beverages.

An interior light will illuminate automatically as the door is opened, providing easy visual identification of the contents. You can also select two other modes of operation:

a.The interior light can be illuminated continuously while the door is closed for a four-hour period, without resetting the unit, providing a visible display of the Beverage Center contents.

b.A blackout/Sabbath mode (not Star K certified) allows you to darken the interior lighting and the LED display for a predetermined 36-hour period, while maintaining complete temperature control in the unit. This mode will self-cancel at the end of the time period, with the lighting and LED display returning to normal operation automatically.

The upper chrome wine racks have a maple front trim that adds an attractive appearance to this model. The wood facing may be stained or replaced in its entirety with other woods or manufactured products (such as Corian® or Sandstone).

The wine racks slide out, and are 3/4 extendable, providing access to all wine bottles, including those located on the rear portion of the rack.

This model features maintenance-free automatic (cycle) defrost.

The Model 1175BEV is only available in stainless steel. The Model 1175BEV features a stainless steel door frame and hinges with black cabinet and grille.

The door features a full length handle and tinted thermal glass that protects your wines from potentially harmful light rays while providing a very stylish appearance.

The door is not field-reversible.

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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5 Operation

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IMPORTANT

Proper air flow (Figure 2) is required for your unit to operate at its highest efficiently. A grille, located in the base of the unit, must not be blocked at any time, or your unit will not perform as expected.

Initial Startup

All U-Line units are shipped with controls that are preset. No initial adjustments are required.

IMPORTANT

U-Line recommends the unit be allowed to run overnight prior to loading with product.

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Models 1115R, 1175R and 1175BEV

To turn the unit ON or OFF, press and hold the ON/OFF button (Figure 3, 1) for approximately ten seconds and release. The display will show the unit set-point temperature when turned ON and display OFF when the unit is OFF.

Model 29R

To turn unit off: Turn the controller knob located in the center of the grille counterclockwise until a “click” is heard. It may take some force to get the control to “click.”

To turn unit on: Turn the controller knob located in the center of the grille clockwise to a MID setting, number 3 or 4 on the controller knob.

Interior Lighting

Model 1115R, 1175R and 1175BEV

The interior of the cabinet can be illuminated whenever the door is opened or remained darkened for a 36-hour period (blackout/Sabbath mode [not Star K certified]).

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The LIGHT button (Figure 4, 1) on the control panel is used to change the lighting functions.

To turn the lights and display OFF for a preset 36-hour interval (blackout/Sabbath mode [not Star K certified]):

1.Press and hold the LIGHT button (Figure 4, 1) for ten seconds and release (the °F symbol will flash briefly at the end of the ten second period).

2.The interior light and control display (Figure 4, 3) will go dark for the next 36 hours.

NOTE: Although the display will not be visible, the temperature controls in the unit remain active, and the interior temperature will be maintained.

3.To exit the blackout/Sabbath mode (not Star K certified) before the 36-hour period, repeat Step 1.

Model 1175BEV has another mode of lighting available. To illuminate the interior of the cabinet for a timed fourhour period:

1.Press and release the LIGHT button (Figure 4, 1) to switch from door-operated lighting control to the timed four hour lighting period (the °F symbol will flash briefly after the LIGHT button is pressed).

2.At the end of the four-hour period, the light will turn OFF and door-operated lighting control will resume.

3.To exit the timed lighting control before the end of the four-hour period, repeat Step 1.

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Electronic Control Panel

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Models 1115R, 1175R and 1175BEV

The electronic control with digital display (Figure 5) is configured to show a single temperature continuously. This set-point temperature is a base number used by the controller to maintain the temperature zone in your unit. The factory default set-point is 38°F. This set-point temperature is used as a gauge if further temperature adjustments are required.

Model 1175BEV has a DISPLAY OFF mode available through the control panel. This mode allows you to control whether the display (Figure 5, 3) will be ON or OFF whenever the door is closed. The button sequence that follows will switch between both modes:

1.Press and hold the WARMER button (Figure 5, 4), and simultaneously within five seconds press the ON/OFF button (Figure 5, 2) three times.

2.The display will be either visible or dark when the door is closed.

3.To return to the previous mode, repeat Step 1.

Temperature Display Selection

U-Line products supplied for 110 VAC operation have temperatures displayed in a default Fahrenheit (°F) configuration (Figure 5, 3). Models supplied for 220 VAC operation have temperatures displayed in a default Celsius (°C) configuration.

The display can easily be adjusted for either type of temperature display. Press and hold the LIGHT button (Figure 5, 1) and simultaneously within five seconds press the COOLER button (Figure 5, 5) three times to change the display as desired.

Temperature Display

To display actual temperature:

1.Press the WARMER button (Figure 5, 4) for five seconds. The display (Figure 5, 3) will indicate the actual temperature.

2.After approximately 10 seconds, the set point temperature will return to the display.

Checking Product Temperature

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IMPORTANT

U-Line recommends a set temperature of 38°F on all refrigerators.

To check the actual product temperature in your unit, insert an accurate thermometer into a plastic (nonbreakable) bottle that is partially filled with water. Tighten the bottle cap securely (Figure 6).

Place the bottle in the desired area for 24 hours. Refrain from opening the unit during the testing period. After 24 hours, check the temperature of the water. If required, adjust the temperature control in a small increment (See ADJUSTING TEMPERATURE).

Factors which affect the internal temperatures of the cabinet include:

Temperature setting.

Ambient temperature where installed.

The number of times and length of time a door is opened and closed.

The amount of time the internal light is illuminated. (This affects primarily product on top rack or shelf.)

Installation in direct sunlight or near a heat source.

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Adjusting Temperature

IMPORTANT

Adjust the set point temperature in single increments, and wait 24 hours for the temperature to stabilize before rechecking.

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To adjust the set point temperature:

1.Press and release either the WARMER (Figure 7, 4) or COOLER (Figure 7, 5) button to put the controller in the SET TEMPERATURE mode. The °F (or °C) symbol will begin to flash.

NOTE: If no further action is taken, this mode will self cancel in five seconds, and the original set-point temperature will be displayed.

2.Within five seconds (while the °F (or °C) symbol is flashing), press the WARMER or COOLER button as required to adjust the set point temperature.

3.The change will be set five seconds after adjusting the temperature, and the new set-point will be displayed

(Figure 7, 3).

Many factors can affect the internal temperatures of the cabinet. They include:

Temperature setting.

Ambient temperature where installed.

The number of times and length of time the door is opened and closed.

The amount of time the internal light is illuminated. (This affects primarily product on top rack or shelf.)

Installation in direct sunlight or near a heat source.

Manual Temperature Control

Model 29R

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Adjust the temperature by turning the numbered dial (Figure 8, 1) in small increments. Turn knob clockwise to make unit colder and counterclockwise to make unit warmer. After adjusting temperature, allow 24 hours for unit to stabilize.

Many factors can affect the internal temperatures of the cabinet. They include:

Temperature setting.

Ambient temperature where installed.

The number of times and length of time the door is opened and closed.

The amount of time the internal light is illuminated. (This affects primarily product on top rack or shelf.)

Installation in direct sunlight or near a heat source.

Normal Operating Sounds

All models incorporate rigid foam insulated cabinets to provide high thermal efficiency and maximum sound reduction for its internal working components. In spite of this technology, your model may make sounds that are unfamiliar.

Normal operating sounds may be more noticeable because of the unit’s environment. Hard surfaces such as cabinets, wood/vinyl/tiled floors and paneled walls have a tendency to reflect normal appliance operating noises.

Common refrigeration components, and a brief description of the normal operating sounds they make, are listed below. NOTE: Your product may not contain all of the components listed.

Compressor: The compressor makes a hum or pulsing sound that may be heard when it operates.

Evaporator: Refrigerant flowing through an evaporator may sound like boiling liquid.

Condenser Fan: Air moving through a condenser may be heard.

Automatic Defrost/Drain Pan: Water may be heard dripping or running into the drain pan when the unit is in the defrost cycle.

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Wine Stocking Recommendations

Model 1175BEV

Specially designed wine racks allow for the proper horizontal storage of wine. The bottles are properly positioned so the wine remains in contact with the cork to assure that the cork does not become dry.

The wine racks should be stocked staggering the bottles as shown (Figure 9).

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Outdoor, Marine and RV Usage

Some U-Line models are designed to operate in outdoor, marine and RV environments. For best performance, keep the unit out of direct sunlight.

If the unit will be shut off for five days or more, prop door open to allow for air circulation and prevent mold and mildew.

IMPORTANT

If the ambient temperature is expected to drop below 45°F, turn off and unplug unit, and drain all water from the unit to prevent freezing damage not covered by the warranty.

High ambient temperatures (110°F or higher) may reduce the unit's ability to reach low temperatures.

Storage, Vacation, Moving

If the unit will not be used for an extended period, or otherwise stored, follow these steps completely:

WARNING

Electrical Shock Hazard. Disconnect power before servicing. Before operating, replace all panels. Failure to do so may result in death or electrical shock.

1.Remove all consumable contents from the unit.

2.Disconnect the power cord from its outlet, and leave it disconnected until the unit is returned to service.

3.Clean and dry the interior of the cabinet (See CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE: GENERAL CLEANING).

4.During periods of non-use, the cabinet must remain open to prevent the formation of mold and mildew. Open door a minimum of 2 in. (5 cm) to provide the necessary ventilation.

Product Disposal

If the unit is being removed from service for disposal, check and obey all Federal, State and/or Local regulations regarding the disposal and recycling of refrigeration appliances, and follow these steps completely:

1.Remove all consumable contents from the unit.

2.Disconnect power to the unit and unplug the power cord from its outlet.

DANGER

RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPEMENT. Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer, take off the doors and leave shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.

3. Remove the cabinet door.

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