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Operating instructions – Ice & Water control panel

Introduces the lock function, holiday function, max cool, fast freeze, adjusting temperature, and more for Ice & Water Fridges.

Ice & water control panel


Ice & water control panel

  1. Water and ice dispenser button
  2. Ice maker on/off button
  3. Freezer temperature button
  4. Fridge temperature button
  5. Function select button
  6. Function set button
  7. Dispenser status icons
  1. Filter change status icon
  2. Ice maker on status icon
  3. Max Cool icon
  4. Fast Freeze icon
  5. Holiday icon
  6. Lock icon

Lock function

This feature will lock the temperature and function settings preventing these from being changed. This is useful when cleaning your refrigerator. When locked, the Lock icon will blink and a beep will sound.

To lock

Press and hold Function Set  for 3 seconds. The Lock icon will appear and the refrigerator settings will be locked.

To unlock

Press and hold Function Set  for 3 seconds. The Lock icon will turn off and the refrigerator settings will be unlocked.

Holiday function

Before selecting the holiday function remove all perishable food and drink from the fridge compartment as perishable items may become unsafe to consume.

This feature allows you to leave the fridge section unused while the freezer section operates as normal. When in this function, the fridge temperature will be automatically set to 17°C.

To turn on

  1. Press Function  until the Holiday icon is selected.
  2. Press Function Set  , the Holiday function will be activated.

To turn off

  1. Press Function  until the Holiday icon is selected.
  2. Press Function Set  , the Holiday icon will turn off. Holiday function is now deactivated.

Max Cool

This function is designed to chill food quickly to retain freshness and quality. Use this feature before putting large quantities of food into the fridge compartment.

The Max Cool function will automatically deactivate once the fridge compartment has reached the set temperature.

To turn on

  1. Press Function until the Max Cool icon is selected.
  2. Press Function Set  , the Max Cool function will activate.

To turn off, before automatic deactivation

  1. Press Function until the Max Cool icon is selected.
  2. Press Function Set  , the Max Cool icon will turn off. The Max Cool function is now deactivated.

Fast Freeze

You cannot adjust the temperature settings when in Fast Freeze or when Lock has been activated. If you try to adjust the settings under these conditions, the special function icon beside the freezer temperature display will blink, and a beep will sound to indicate that the adjustment cannot be made at this time.

This function is designed to freeze food quickly to ensure freshness, texture and taste are retained during the freezing process.

The Fast Freeze function will automatically deactivate after a set time period.

Use this feature before putting large quantities of food into the freezer (for example after food shopping). For best results we recommend that the Fast Freeze function be turned on 12 hours before food is placed into the freezer.

To turn on

  1. Press Function until the Fast Freeze icon is selected.
  2. Press Function Set  , the Fast Freeze function will activate.

To turn off, before automatic deactivation

  1. Press Function until the Fast Freeze icon is selected.
  2. Press Function Set  , the Fast Freeze icon will turn off. The Max Cool function is now deactivated.

Adjusting the fridge temperature

  1. Press  . The fridge temperature display will start blinking, indicating that the fridge is in the temperature setting mode.
  2. Press  to scroll though the fridge temperature range from 9°C to 1°C.

When the desired temperature is displayed, wait 5 seconds. The blinking will stop and the temperature will be set. Alternatively press any other button on the control panel within 5 seconds to set the temperature.

Adjusting the freezer temperature

  1. Press  . The freezer temperature display will start blinking, indicating that the fridge is in the temperature setting mode.
  2. Press  to scroll though the freezer temperature range from -14°C to -24°C.

When the desired temperature is displayed, wait 5 seconds. The blinking will stop and the temperature will be set. Alternatively press any other button on the control panel within 5 seconds to set the temperature.

Dispenser button

Press  to scroll through dispensing options: water, crushed ice or cubed ice. Once an icon is illuminated the dispensing mode will change to the function selected.

Ice On/Off

To turn on

Press and hold  for three seconds. The Ice On icon will turn on, indicating that the ice maker is now functioning.

To turn off

Press and hold  for three seconds. The icon will turn off, indicating that the ice maker is now off.

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