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Operating instructions – All models

Internal control panel

The internal control panel enables you to view and modify all the features and options of your refrigerator.

Internal control panel for ice & Water models

Internal control panel for non-Ice & Water models

Temperature control (all models)

  • When the refrigerator is first turned on, the cooling system will automatically cool both refrigerator and freezer compartments to their set temperatures. This will take between 2 – 3 hours.
  • The two compartment temperatures are accurately and independently controlled and do not change with the temperature or humidity of the surroundings, whether summer or winter.
  • If you wish to alter the temperature of either the fresh food compartment or freezer compartment, this can be easily done by using the internal control panel located on the right hand side of the refrigerator compartment.

Adjusting the fresh food compartment temperature (all models)

When the fresh food compartment door(s) are opened the interior light automatically illuminates. The temperature for this compartment will show as a series of lights.

  • To increase the temperature press the  button, this will increase the number of lights.
  • To decrease the temperature press the  button, this will decrease the number of lights.
  • Fewer lights illuminated indicates a colder temperature for the compartment selected.

Adjusting the freezer compartment temperature (all models)

  • Press the  button once, the freezer compartment light will be illuminated.
  • To increase the temperature press the  button, this will increase the number of lights.
  • To decrease the temperature press the  button, this will decrease the number of lights.
  • Fewer lights illuminated indicates a colder temperature for the compartment selected.

Successively pressing the button  will automatically scroll between compartments.

  • When the door is re-opened the control panel will return automatically to the fresh food compartment setting.

 Alarm Mute (all models)

For times when you require the door to be opened longer than normal eg when cleaning the interior of your refrigerator press the ‘Alarm Mute’  button to silence the door alarm for 20 minutes.

  • To activate, press the button once. The ‘Alarm Mute’ light will be illuminated when the function is activated.
  • ‘Alarm Mute’ will deactivate after 20 minutes and the door alarms will return to normal.
  • To deactivate ‘Alarm Mute’ manually, press the  button again. When ‘Alarm Mute’ is deactivated the light is off.

when the fresh food or freezer compartment door is left open for longer periods of time food quality and/or safety may be compromised.

 Key mute (all models)

Key mute allows you to silence all button presses.

  • To activate key mute, press and hold the  button for 4 seconds.
  • The  icon on the internal control panel will be illuminated.
  • The keys will be silenced when key mute is activated.
  • Door alarms and ‘Bottle Chill’ alarm will still operate.
  • Key mute will not automatically deactivate. To manually deactivate, press and hold the  button for 4 seconds.
  • The  icon will no longer be illuminated.

 Key lock (all models)

Key lock allows you to disable the buttons on the internal control panel. This is useful when cleaning your refrigerator.

  • To activate key lock press and hold the  and  buttons for 4 seconds.
  • The  icon on the internal control panel will be illuminated.
  • Pressing any of the buttons will cause several beeps to tell you that they are disabled.
  • Key lock will not automatically deactivate. To manually deactivate, press and hold the  and  buttons for 4 seconds.
  • The  icon will no longer be illuminated.

 Sabbath mode (all models)

In Sabbath mode alarms, lights and displays are deactivated for 80 hours.

  • To activate Sabbath mode press and hold ,  and  buttons for 4 seconds.
  • The  icon on the internal control panel will be illuminated. Once in Sabbath mode:
  • The interior light will not turn on when the refrigerator is opened.
  • The door alarm will not operate.
  • The display will not illuminate, except the Sabbath mode icon.
  • The internal and external control panel will not operate.
  • Sabbath mode will automatically deactivate after 80 hours.
  • To deactivate manually, press and hold ,  and  for 4 seconds.
  • The  icon on the internal control panel will no longer be illuminated.

If power is turned off the refrigerator will automatically continue in Sabbath mode once power is restored.

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