Safety instructions – FRIGIDAIRE FCFH 183 BW User Manual
These warnings are provided to improve safety, and should
be read carefully before installing or using your freezer.
This freezer is only intended for the freezing and storage
This freezer should only be operated by adults. Children
must not be allowed to tamper with the control buttons or
play with the freezer.
Changes in the electrical mains system in connection
with the installation of this freezer should always be
carried out by an authorised electrician or competent
Do not under any circumstances attempt to repair the
freezer yourself. Repairs carried out by untrained people
may result in personal injury or serious malfunction of the
Service of the freezer should be carried out by an
authorised service company, and only original spare
parts should be used. See under Guarantee Conditions
It is dangerous to alter the freezer specifications, or to
change the freezer in any other way.
Make sure that the freezer is not placed on top of the
Do not re-freeze food once it has been defrosted.
Observe the recommendations for storage carefully. See
under Helpful Hints.
This freezer includes components that are heated during
operation. Consequently, adequate ventilation must
always be provided. If ventilation is insufficient defects
may occur, resulting in the loss of food. See under
The inside of the freezer contains pipes through which
coolant flows. If these pipes are punctured the freezer
may be damaged beyond repair, and food may be lost.
Do not use sharp implements to remove frost or ice.
Frost can be removed using the enclosed scraper. Do
not knock ice off the sides of the freezer, but remove it
by defrosting the freezer. See under Maintenance.
Do not place drinks in the freezer. Bottles and cans
containing carbonic acid or sparkling drinks are
particularly prone to explosion, which may damage
This freezer is heavy. Take care when moving it.
If the freezer is fitted with a lock to prevent tampering
by children, the key must always be kept safely out of
the reach of children, and far away from the freezer.
Before disposing of an old freezer, make sure that the
lock (if present) no longer works. This is to prevent
accidents and avoid the danger of children getting
Ice lollies can cause frostbite if eaten direct from the
Your appliance contains an environmental friendly
natural gas, isobutane (R600a) as refrigerant, which
is nevertheless flammable.
During transportation and installation of the
appliance, be sure that none of the components of
the cooling circuit become damaged.
If any part of the cooling circuit damaged:
avoid naked flames and sources of ignition;
thoroughly ventilate the room in which the
appliance is installed.
When disposing of your old fridge, freezer or
Check with your local Council or Environmental Health
Officer to see if there are facilities in your area for
collecting the gas from the appliance for recycling. This
will help reduce the amount of CFC gas released into the
Help to keep your country tidy - when disposing of an old
appliance or a CFC free appliance use an authorised
It is vital that these instructions are kept with the
freezer for future use. If the freezer is sold or given
to another user, or if you move and leave the freezer
behind, you must ensure that the instructions
accompany the freezer to enable the next user to
use the freezer correctly and read the relevant