Full Text Searchable PDF User Manual
237L SINGLE DOOR
Model : TAF237WMPA
To ensure proper use of the appliance and your safety, please read the
following user manual completely before operating this appliance.
Thank you for purchasing our product and thank you for placing your
dence in us.
Read this manual carefully before use. Follow instructions and
keep the manual for future reference.
Follow the operating instructions and safety notices in this manual.
If any trouble arise, do not
x it yourself or hand it to the after sales
service centre, which have not been authorised. Please contact TECO
service on 1300 660 037.
This refrigerator is designed and approved for use with
The appliance is speci
cally constructed for domestic
use and is therefore suitable for the refrigeration and storage
of fresh foods.
The appliance has not been designed or manufactured for
professional use. Teco declines all responsibility for damage
deriving from improper use of the appliance. The refrigerator
has undergone the necessary tests on the tightness of the
refrigeration circuit and complies with the safety regulations
for electrical appliances.
All images, illustrations and photos contained in this manual are for
illustration purposes only and may differ from your appliance.
This symbol indicates information concerning your personal
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R600a WARNING LABE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Name of Parts and Usage.....................................
Packing List ..........................................................
Transporting the Appliance & Installation .............
Operating Instructions ..........................................
Energy Saving Tips ..............................................
Reversing the Door................................................
Maintenance ......................................... ..............
Disconnection of the Appliance ...........................
Repairs, Service & Warranty ...............................
R600a Iso-butane Refrigerant
Hydrocarbon refrigerants have excellent refrigerant
properties and minimal low global warming potential and
no ozone depletion potential.
This appliance contains a small quantity of
synthetic R600a refrigerant:
Hydrocarbon refrigerants cannot be ‘retro
tted’ to the appliance
that has not been designed and approved to use that type of
Ensure that the tubing of the refrigerant circuit is not damaged
during transportation and installation.
Leaking refrigerant may cause eye injuries or could ignite.
The room for installing the appliance must be at least 1m
of refrigerant. The amount of refrigerant in the appliance can be
found on the rating plate attached to the appliance.
If the refrigerant circuit should become damaged. Avoid
ames and sources of ignition. Disconnect the appliance
from the mains power. Thoroughly ventilate the room in which
the appliance is situated for several minutes.
The refrigerator is designed to operate on a single phase power
supply within a voltage range of 220-240V/50Hz.
• The refrigeration system contains refrigerant. Do not allow any
sharp objects to come in contact with the refrigerant system to
avoid damage to the refrigerant circuit.
• This product is for indoor use only.
• Do not place electrical items or cooking equipment nearby.
Keep away from substances which could cause ignition and ensure
good ventilation is always available.
• Do not place objects on top of the appliance which are magnetic,
lled with water.
• If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by authorised
TECO service personal, service agent or similarly quali
in order to avoid a hazard.
• Do not store
ammable, explosive, volatile and highly corrosive
materials in the refrigerator. Containers with
ammable gases or
liquids can leak at low temperature. There is a risk of explosion or
• Do not splash water on the appliance. It may cause malfunction or
• Do not place or operate any electrical appliance in the refrigerator.
• Always switch off and unplug the appliance before cleaning.
• This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including
children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities,
or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given
supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a
person responsible for their safety.
Safety of children
• Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
• Packing (e.g. wraps, polystyrene etc.) can be dangerous
for children. There is a risk of suffocation. Keep packaging
materials away from children.
• Contact your local authorities for correct method of disposal.
Dispose of all packaging in a responsible manner in accordance
with local regulations.
Dispose of old appliances in accordance with local regulations.
Remove the doors, cut off the main cable, break or remove spring
or bolt catches if
xed to prevent children trapped or involve
themselves in other dangers.
NAME OF PARTS AND USAGE
1. Temperature control
5. Vegetable Crisper Glass Lid
2. Glass Shelf
6. Vegetable Crisper
4. Large Door Rack
The refrigerator you purchased is subject to continuous improvement,
which may not be completely consistent with the manual, however the
functions and operating methods will not change.
If you use the refrigerator for the
rst time, remove the adhesive tapes
from the drawers, shelves, trays, etc.
Do not pull or push the drawers and shelves forcefully during use in
case of damage.
Check the packing list that all items have been included.
: Product speci
cations are subject to change without prior notice.
Large Door Rack
TRANSPORTING THE APPLIANCE &
1.The appliance must be transported only in a vertical position. The
packing must be intact during the transportation.
2. When unpacking and re-packing the appliance, please memorise the
position of each accessory of the appliance when unpacking it. When
re-packing the appliance for transportation, ensure all accessories are
secured before transportation.
3. Do not lift or pull the doors during transportation.
4. When moving the appliance, do not tilt >45 degrees
(the angle of the vertical direction). Please avoid strong
vibration and impacts that could cause damage to the appliance.
5. The refrigerator should be located on a
at surface. An uneven
surface may cause excess operating noise or vibration.
(a) The noise may be increased if the
oor is not
(b) If the appliance is to be positioned on carpet
ooring and heat
emitted from the appliance is a concern, place a solid sheet
under the appliance.
6. Choose a location which is not exposed to sunlight, high temperature or
humid, as humidity may cause staining.
7. It is recommended a clearance of at least 50mm away
from objects and walls on both sides and back. Ensure the
clearance above the appliance is not less than 100mm and
clear for the doors to swing open.
8. If the appliance is unstable, rotating either of the front two legs in a
clockwise direction will raise the appliance.
9. When adjusting the front legs, ensure the
appliance slopes backwards slightly for keeping the
10. Remove all internal packaging before operating.
Let the refrigerator stand for at least an hour before connecting the power
when it is
rst used. Leave 2 to 3 hours after connecting power before
placing fresh food into the refrigerator.
PLACEMENT OF FOOD
1. There should always be some space between
items inside for air circulation.
2. Food should be kept in sealed packaging to
avoid becoming dry or spoilt.
3. Hot food should be cooled down before placing
into the appliance. Otherwise, the interior
temperature and power consumption will increase.
4. Reduce opening the door frequently.
Keeping the door closed will increase the appliance ef
ciency and reduce
Do not use any electronic equipment inside the appliance.
Do not store objects which are costly or subject to temperature
variations. e.g. medication or chemicals.
The temperature of the refrigerator can be controlled
manually by adjusting the thermostat dial. Observe the
markings when selecting a temperature. MIN represents the
warmest setting, MED represents a medium temperature
and MAX represents the coldest setting. The default setting is
MED for normal operating conditions.
ENERGY SAVING TIPS
1. Adjust the temperature control to a setting that is acceptable for the
storage of the food. This will reduce the power consumption.
2. Only open the door when required. Frequently opening the door will
increase power consumption.
3. To maintain good air circulation, keep the shelves and crisper of the
refrigerator as supplied, and do not block air outlets.
REVERSING THE DOOR
To reverse the refrigerator door, ensure you have a phillips head
at blade screwdriver and an allen key that suit the screws
required to swap the hinge. Unplug the refrigerator and empty all contents
. Remove the cover from the
hinge. Refer to Fig. 1.
. Use a phillips head screwdriver
to remove the 2 screws holding
the hinge in place. Support the
weight of the door while
removing the hinge.
. Lift the door off the bottom hinge
and place in a safe location to
. Remove the hinge shaft sleeve
and door block from the bottom
and relocate it to the opposite
side of the door. Refer to Fig. 2.
. Take the hinge and undo the nut
holding the hinge pin. Relocate
to the opposite side and
place. (Refer to Fig. 3).
. Carefully tilt the refrigerator
back to access the bottom
not tilt >45
. Using a phillips
head screwdriver, remove the
screws holding the hinge in
place. Unscrew the adjustable
foot from the opposite side.
(Refer to Fig. 4).
. Relocate the bottom hinge
to the opposite side and
secure in place using the
same screws from step 6.
: Do not tighten
screws completely until after
the door has been correctly
placed and the seal checked.
Screw the adjustable foot into the opposite side (Refer to Fig.5).
. Replace the screws that
previously held the hinge in
place from Step 1. Remove
the cover from the opposite
side and place over screws.
(Refer to Fig. 6).
. Remove the two screws now
exposed and install the top hinge (Refer to Fig. 7).
: Do not tighten the hinge screws completely until the door
has been aligned and seals
. Place the door on the top and
bottom hinges, align making
sure the door gasket seals
correctly. Once aligned,
tighten the hinge screws.
. Replace the hinge cover.
The appliance should be maintained and cleaned frequently. For safety,
unplug the appliance from the mains power source before cleaning.
1.Interior and exterior maintenance
Clean the interior of the appliance with clean water and wipe it dry
with a dry cloth.
Cleansers such as soap powder, abrasive cleaning powder, alkali
cleansers, chemical cloth, thinners, alcohol, acid petroleum products
and hot water should not be used to clean the refrigerator as they
may damage the painted cover and plastics.
2. Smearing can age the interior plastic components, so remove it as soon
3. Wipe the door gasket clean, it is easy to damage the door gaskets if
polluted by stains, e.g. oil, sauce, etc.
4. The replacement of interior light
Uninstall the cover and replace the light bulb with a screw type base
(240V/15W) Consult the following pictures.
1.Remove the cover by
2.Rotate the bulb in
pulling the cover
outward in the
direction of the arrow.
5. Empty the drip tray
Do not attempt to remove the drip tray from the rear of the refrigerator.
Be careful not to bump the refrigeration tubing. The tray may have water
in it, be careful not to spill it while removing any water in the tray. This
should be carried out at least once a year. Use a sponge or towel to
soak up the water from the drip tray into a bucket. Discard the water
6. Please check the points below after maintenance:
(1) Is there any damage or loss of the power lead?
(2) Can the power plug be inserted into the power socket correctly?
(3)Is the power plug and/or lead heating up?
DISCONNECTION OF THE APPLIANCE
If a power failure occurs, even in summer, the refrigerator could store food
normally for some time.
1, Power failure
During a power failure, do not put additional food in the appliance and
reduce opening the door frequently.
Place several ice cubes into a container if power failure is anticipated
beforehand, and place it in the top of the fridge.
2, Power failure during vacation
Before departure of a short vacation, remove any items that could spoil
if a power failure occurs. Ensure the door is closed
If going on a long vacation, remove all items, clean and wipe dry the
internal of the appliance, prior to disconnecting the power and leave the
3, Storage of appliance
If the refrigerator will be stopped for a long period of time (storage),
remove all items, clean and wipe dry the internal of the appliance,
unplug the appliance from the power outlet. The door should be kept
open in order to prevent unpleasant odours.
Unplugging the appliance from the power outlet, please
leave at least 5 minutes before reconnection.
The following cases are not malfunctions:
1. Moisture may form as condensation on the outside of the appliance
during humid conditions. To remove excess moisture, wipe clean.
ow of refrigerant through the pipeline coil could cause gurgling,
similar to water boiling. This is the normal function of the appliance.
3. It is normal that the sides of the appliance will get warm as a result of
the refrigeration system operation.
4. The appliance operation could cause electrical interference to electrical
The refrigerator does not work.
It may not be connected to the power supply (plug, power
failure or blown fuse) and switched on. Check that the temperature dial
is not set to 0 position. Check the temperature control is not set to OFF
(refer to page 6).
The refrigerator does not work ef
ciently as expected.
It may be caused by heavy frost on the ice box
compartment, by a warm temperature setting or by frequently opening the
door, or low voltage.
It makes an unusual noise.
It may be caused by an unbalanced appliance or unstable
surface, bottles are badly placed and rattling, vibration from an object on
top of, behind or beside the appliance.
The compressor keeps working for a long period.
The environment temperature may be too high. The door
may be opened frequently or they are left open. The temperature setting
may increase the working time of the compressor. Large amounts of warm
food recently placed in the appliance.
Interior may need cleaning. Some foods produce strong
odours, some containers can also cause odours. Food should be packed
tightly before being put inside the appliance. Please check whether there
is any spoilt items left in the appliance.
Heavy frost occurs in the fridge compartment.
Make sure the door is fully closed. Check the gaskets
Refrigerator temperature is too cold.
Check the position of the temperature dial (refer to page
REPAIRS, SERVICE & WARRANTY
It is hazardous for anyone installing, removing, altering, repairing,
servicing, testing or certifying the gas system of a gas device (i.e.
charging, discharging or breaking into the refrigeration system that uses
Only an Authorised Service Person can carry out servicing or repairs to
this appliance. In Queensland the authorised person must hold a Gas
Work Authorisation for hydrocarbon refrigerants, before carrying out
servicing or repairs which involve the removal of covers.
IF SERVICE IS REQUIRED
If you have a problem, and the problem persists after you have made the checks
mentioned in the Troubleshooting section of this manual, contact:
TECO Australia Service on 1300 660 037 (9am to 4pm AEST Mon to Fri)
For warranty details please visit www.teco.com.au
Complete and retain the following information:
Name of retailer: _________________________________
Date of purchase: ________________________________
Model No. : _____________________________________
Serial No. : _____________________________________
MFG code: _____________________________________
Please retain proof of purchase for warranty claims.
Indoor use only
Rated Total Gross
Noise Level (dB)
Net Weight (Kg)