20 Most Recent Zanussi 5.76 cu. ft. / 163 liter Chest Freezer ZCF57 Questions & Answers

You did not specify which lights are on?

  • The green pilot light will illuminate to show that the appliance is switched on.
  • The red alarm light will also illuminate until the freezer
    reaches the correct temperature.
  • If you press the SUPER button than you start fast freeze function and yellow light will illuminate.
I assume that the freezer is on and the green light is illuminated. This means that the freezer is on and energized.
Also, if freezer does not cooling, means that did not achieve the set temperature should be illuminated the red light (alarm).

Set the thermostat for example in position 4th and after that compressor should be start.
If compressor running but not cooling, defective is the system which circulates gas.
If compressor does not start, then is faulty thermostat, compressor or the wiring.


Zanussi 5.76 cu.... | Answered on Oct 04, 2015

Do not put a towel on your freezer or anything that could prevent a good seal from top of freezer.

Zanussi 5.76 cu.... | Answered on Jun 25, 2013

dear sir/madam

make sure first your freezer,s condenser fan motor is working if it,s working and its not getting good cool then it can be low gas problem so please contact to your maintenance personnel for find out the leakage and make it brazing and after refill refrigerant gas.

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Zanussi 5.76 cu.... | Answered on Sep 16, 2010

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Zanussi 5.76 cu.... | Answered on Apr 08, 2010

try plugging the electric cord into a receptical

Zanussi 5.76 cu.... | Answered on Mar 27, 2009

I believe that a short circuit creates a defective light bulb inside the refrigerator or some other element in its circuit (door switch, lamp socket, wiring).


Zanussi Freezers | Answered on Dec 21, 2016

For such a procedure you should have knowledge and a lot of expensive work condition like:
- Vacuum pump
- Charging station
- Manifolds
- Recovery station
- Electronic charging scale
- Electronic leak detector or UV leak detector
and so on ......
The situation is further complicated by some of the new environmental gases which are explosive so you need to be qualified and trained person. It is best to leave that to the specialist or qualified service personnel.


Zanussi Freezers | Answered on Jan 16, 2015

Probably is switch for fast freezing mechanically defective.


Zanussi Freezers | Answered on Jan 16, 2015

Under normal operating conditions, the internal
temperature of the freezer will ensure the longterm
conservation of the stored food.
When such temperature rises above a certain
level (-12 °C), the appliance will trigger an
acoustic and light alarm. The light alarm is a
blink red light (Red Alarm Indicator Light), while
the acoustic alarm is an intermittent sound.
You can stop the acoustic alarm by pressing
the Acoustic Signal Stop Switch once.
When switching on the freezer for the first
time, the Red Alarm Indicator Light will
blink until the internal temperature has reached
a level required for the safe conservation of frozen


Zanussi Freezers | Answered on Jan 16, 2015

Because it does not achieve the correct temperature (for example: -18 degrees centigrade).
For a more precise answer I need more information.
A lot of things may be incorrect:
- Doesn't work defrosting cycle
- The cooling fan is not working
- Too much ice on the evaporator battery
- Faulty thermostat or NTC sensor
- Faulty cooling system (gas leak)
- Compressor
- Electronic


Zanussi Freezers | Answered on Jan 16, 2015

It sounds like the door got shut when something in the jam and you may need to loosen the hinge, realign the door and tighten the door hinges again. Easier with 2 people but not impossible with 1.

Zanussi Freezers | Answered on Mar 03, 2014

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