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Important
Safety
Instructions
Proper
Disposal
of Your
Refrigerator/Freezer
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Risk
of child
entrap-
ment.
Child
entrapment
and
suffocation
are not problems
of the past.
Junked
or abandoned
refrigerators
or
freezer
are still dangerous--even
if they
will sit for "just a few days."
If you are
getting
rid
of your
old
refrigerator
or
freezer,
please
follow
the
instructions
below to help prevent accidents.
BEFOREYOU
THROWAWAYYOUR
OLDREFRIGERATOR/FREEZER:
*Remove
doors.
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*Leaveshelvesin
place so children
may not easily
climb inside.
Avoid
fire
hazard
or
electdc shock. Do not use an extension
cord or an adapter plug. Do not remove
any prong from the power cord.
Grounding
type
wallreceptacle
Read all
instructions
before
using this freezer.
For Your
Safety
Do not store or use gasoline or otherflammable
vapors and liquids
in
the vicinity of
this or any other appliance. Read product labels for flammability and otherwarnings.
Child Safety
Destroy carton, plastic bags, and any exterior wrapping material
immediately
after
the freezer is unpacked. Children should never use these items for play. Cartons
covered with rugs, bedspreads, plastic sheets or stretch wra pmay become airtight
chambers and can quickly cause suffocation.
• A child
might suffocate
if he crawls
into a freezer to hide or play, See Proper
Freezer Disposal left. Many cornmunities have laws requiring you to take this safety
precaution.
Remove and discard any spacers usedto secure the shelves during shipping. Small
objects are a choke hazard to children.
Electrical
Information
These guidelines
must be followed
to ensure tha t safety mechanisms
in
the design
of
this freezer will
operate
properly.
Refer to the serial plate for correct electrical
rating.
The
power cord of
the
appliance is equipped with a three-prong
grounding plug for protection against
shock hazards. Itmust be plugged directly into
its
own properly grounded three-
prong receptacle, protected with a 15amp time delay fuse or circuit breaker. The
receptacle must be
installedin
accordance with the local codes and ordinances.
Consult a qualified electrician. Receptacleswith
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
(GFCI) are NOT RECOMMENDED. DO NOT use an extension cord oran adapter
plug.
Ifvoltage varies by 10 percent or more, freezer performance
may be affected.
Operating the freezerwith insufficient power can damage the motor. Such damage
is not covered underthe warranty. Ifyou suspect your household voltage
is
high or
low, consult your power company for testing.
• TopreventthefreezerfrombeJngtarnedoffaccidentally,
donot plugtheunitinto
an outlet controlled by a wall switch or pull cord.
Do not pinch, knot, or bend the power cord in any manner.
Other
Precautions
Never unplug the freezer by pulling on the powercord. Always gripthe plug firmly
and pull straight out from the receptacle.
• Turning the control to OFF turns offthe compressor, but does not disconnect power
to other electrical components.
@2002
Electrolux
Home
Products,
Inc.
AlI rights reserved.
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