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ConServ Compact Refrigerator CREF 26 SS Manual

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Model – CREF 26 SS


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Conserv Appliances undertakes to the consumer-owner to repair or, at our option, to replace any part of this product which proves to be defective in workmanship or material under normal personal, family or household use, in the USA and Canada, for a period of one year from the date of original purchase. During this period, we will provide all labor and parts necessary to correct such defect, free of charge, if the appliance has been assembled and operated in accordance with the written instructions with the appliance.


In no event shall Conserv Appliances be liable for incidental or consequential damages or for damages resulting from external causes such as abuse, misuse, incorrect voltage or acts of God. This warranty does not cover service calls which do not involve defective workmanship or materials covered by this warranty. Accordingly, diagnosis and repair costs for a service call which does not involve defective workmanship or materials will be the responsibility of the consumer-owner.

Specifically, the following work is not covered under warranty and does not constitute warranty work:

Installation — e.g. installing as built-in
Maintenance — e.g. cleaning appliance using solvents
Mishandling — e.g. breakage of door or shelves

Most work is covered. The defining factor is, has the machine malfunctioned Conserv Appliances is responsible) or has the customer omitted or done something to cause machine to malfunction (customer is responsible). Some States do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.


This warranty is given by:
Conserv Appliances
10216 Georgibelle Drive, Suite 900D
Houston, TX 77043-5249

For Customer Service:
Appliance Desk
Phone/Text: 1-800-776-3538
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.ApplianceDesk.com
Business hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm weekdays

You can register your Warranty by either of the following methods:


Since it is responsibility of the consumer-owner to establish the warranty period by verifying the original purchase date, Conserv Appliances recommends that a receipt, delivery slip, or some other appropriate payment record be kept for that purpose.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from State to State.
All rights reserved. Manual subject to change without notice.


Do not store explosive substances such as aerosol cans with a flammable propellant in this appliance.
Refrigerant and foaming material is flammable. Take precautions during handling, installation, and maintenance.
Ensure that the refrigerant circuit is not damaged.
Keep ventilation openings clear of obstructions.
When positioning the appliance, ensure the electrical cord is not trapped or damaged.
Do not place multiple portable socket-outlets at the rear of the appliance.
Never unplug the appliance by pulling on the power cord. Grip the plug firmly and pull straight out to remove from wall socket.
Do not place the power cord near water or where it could be a tripping hazard and do not use a damaged power cord. Ensure that the power cord is not near the compressor of the Refrigerator.
Do not use an extension cord.
Do not defrost with electrical devices or scrape the ice with sharp tools.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not climb on or play with the appliance.
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.

Safe Disposal

  • Danger: Prevent risk of child entrapment. Before discarding the Refrigerator, remove the door but leave shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.
  • Please dispose of this appliance in accordance with local regulations.

Technical Specifications

Model CREF 26 SS
Capacity 2.6 cu ft
Voltage 115V 60Hz
Current 0.8A
Refrigerant R600a. 0.71 oz
Net Weight 38.8 lbs
Product Dimensions (HxWxD) 25.5 x 17.5 x 19.3 (inch)


When transporting the refrigerator, keep it in an upright position. Do not tilt the Refrigerator at an angle of more than 45°.
Place the appliance away extreme heat and cold. It is not designed to be in direct sunlight or outside.
Before connecting the refrigerator to power, let it stand upright for at least 4 hours.
Check the plug and cord before you connect the power and make sure it is a properly grounded 115/60 Hz outlet.
The Refrigerator is designed for recessed installation.
Place the Refrigerator on a flat level surface, leaving 2 inches (5 cm) on either side and at least 3 inches (8 cm) between back of appliance and the wall. Allow sufficient clearance (160°) for the door to open completely.

The feet of the appliance can be adjusted to make it level. Turn counterclockwise to raise and clockwise to lower.

Door Reversal Instructions

The Refrigerator is built with a reversible door which lets you open it from either the left or right side. In order to reverse the opening of the door, transfer the hinges and screws indicated in the figure below from one side to the other.


Clean the outside and inside of the Refrigerator with a soft cloth.
Insert the power cord into the outlet.
The temperature control dial is located at the top right corner inside the Refrigerator.
Turn the temperature control dial to 7, the coldest setting.
After 2 hours, change the dial setting to 4, which is the normal position to keep food cold. Wait to put food inside the Refrigerator until it is adequately cold.
If a slightly higher or lower temperature is preferred, the dial can be changed with 1 being least cold and 7 being the coldest. To turn the Refrigerator off, turn the dial setting to 0.


Make sure the power cord is unplugged before moving or cleaning the back of the appliance. Clean the outside and inside of the appliance regularly, using water and mild detergent. Do not touch cold surfaces with wet hands, because the skin may stick to the surface. When the Refrigerator is not going to be used for an extended period of time:

  • Remove the power cord plug from the outlet.
  • Remove all contents.
  • Dry the interior and leave the door open.


Problem Possible Cause and Solution
Not Working •Check the fuse has not blown.
•Check if it is plugged in correctly to the power source.
Not Cooling •Temperature is set too high. Lower the temperature.
•Move it if near a heat source or in direct sunlight.
•Check for proper ventilation and that air inlet or outlet is not blocked.
•Door opened frequently or not closed properly.
•Check to see if door seal is damaged.
•Too many items stored that are blocking internal circulation.
Too much cooling •Temperature is set too low. Increase the temperature.
•Food is placed directly under the cool air outlets. Move the food away from the affected area of the Refrigerator.
Too much noise •Appliance is not placed on flat surface or not level. Adjust the feet to level it.
•Check if some items inside the Refrigerator are causing rattling.
•Check if something has fallen behind the Refrigerator.
Door does not close properly •Check the door seal.
•Shelves are not positioned properly. Adjust the shelves.
•Items in the Refrigerator are causing an obstruction.
Defrost water overflows •Check that the drain pipe and drain hose are not clogged.
•Check that the drain pan behind the Refrigerator is placed properly.

The following phenomenon is normal:

  • Moisture on the door ­ wipe with dry cloth
  • Sound of fluid is the compressor when it is starting or stopping
  • Flowing sound of refrigerant in the refrigeration system
  • Condensation forming inside the cabinet ­ wipe with dry cloth
  • Warm Refrigerator front (anti-condensation pipe heats up the front)

California Proposition 65
WARNING: This product contains chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.