What to do if...
This appliance contains hydrocarbons in its cooling unit; maintenance and recharging must
therefore only be carried out by authorized technicians.
The equipment has to be cleaned regularly:
• clean the inside and accessories with lukewarm water and some neutral soap.
• regularly check the door seals and wipe clean to ensure they are clean and free from
• rinse and dry thoroughly.
Do not pull, move or damage any pipes and/or cables inside the cabinet.
Never use detergents, abrasive powders, highly perfumed cleaning products or wax polishes
to clean the interior as this will damage the surface and leave a strong odour.
Clean the condenser (black grill) and the compressor at the back of the appliance with a
brush or a vacuum cleaner. This operation will improve the performance of the appliance
and save electricity consumption.
Take care of not to damage the cooling system.
Many proprietary kitchen surface cleaners contain chemicals that can attack/damage the
plastics used in this appliance. For this reason it is recommended that the outer casing of
this appliance is only cleaned with warm water with a little washing-up liquid added.
After cleaning, reconnect the equipment to the mains supply.
Defrosting of the freezer
The freezer compartment of this model, on the other hand, is a "no frost" type. This means
that there is no buildup of frost when it is in operation, neither on the internal walls nor
on the foods.
The absence of frost is due to the continuous circulation of cold air inside the compartment,
driven by an automatically controlled fan.
Periods of non-operation
When the appliance is not in use for long periods, take the following precautions:
• disconnect the appliance from electricity supply
• remove all food
• leave the door/doors ajar to prevent unpleasant smells.
If the cabinet will be kept on, ask somebody to check it once in a while to prevent the food
inside from spoiling in case of a power failure.
What to do if...
Before troubleshooting, disconnect the mains plug from the mains socket.
Only a qualified electrician or competent person must do the troubleshooting that is not
in this manual.
8) If foreseen.
and clean the appliance and all accessories