Looking after your new National Luna Fridge or FreezerLearn more about caring and maintaining your new National Luna fridge or freezer.
The National Luna range of portable camping & mobile fridges have been optimised for 4×4 and recreational use. The full range boasts superior cooling power, ultra high efficiency and the convenience of running on 12-volt, 24-volt or 230 volt. Here are some useful tips to caring for your new purchase.
- In a vehicle you can tie your fridge down with a tension tie-down. However a base mounting plate (sold separately) is recommended for most units.
- Do not leave loose cans rolling around, as these can damage the cooling inner bin.
- Do not carry corrosive or solvent-containing substances in the fridge.
Connection and usage
- Ensure that the correct type of cable and connectors are used for installation.
- The cable to the battery should be at least 4mm in diameter. Its length should be as short and uninterrupted as possible.
- Do not use a damaged power lead.
- Do not connect the refrigerator to a power source that does not comply with the input power specifications displayed on the fridge’s rear panel.
- Allow a 50mm gap around the refrigerator compressor area for ventilation.
- Keep the appliance as full as possible for the best cooling results.
- Do not use any electrical appliance inside the cooling compartment.
- When storing the fridge, ensure that the lid is propped open to allow for aeration.
- Disconnect the appliance from an electrical source. (Note: When the fridge is switched off, the interior light will still function if the unit is connected to a power source)
- Mount the appliance in a cool, dry place away from sunlight.
- Cool the unit down on 220V, before placing it in your vehicle for 12V/24V use.
- Recommended temperature usage: 4'C for refrigeration and -6'C to -10'C for freezing.
- Allow food to cool or freeze before storing it in the appliance
- Avoid leaving the lid or door open any longer than necessary.
- Keep the unit clean with a soft cloth moistened with lukewarm water, but ensure that no water drops into the seals.
- Never use abrasive or solvent-based materials when cleaning the cooling tank.
- Never use hard or sharp tools to remove ice from the evaporator or cooling tank.