Before using for the first time
Remove all packaging material from
the inside of the appliance.
Please refer to the relevant instruc-
tions in "Cleaning and care".
Clean the inside of the appliance and
Switching the appliance on
To enable the temperature to get suf-
ficiently cold inside the appliance, al-
low the appliance to run for a few
hours before placing food in it for the
Do not place food in the freezer until
it has reached the required coldness
(at least -18 °C).
Press the button.
The appliance will start cooling. The
temperature display and the alarm sym-
bol will flash until the freezer is cold
enough to use.
Switching on and off
Press the button until the display
If this does not work, the safety lock is
activated (see "Selecting further set-
tings – Activating and deactivating the
The cooling system will be switched off.
Switching off for longer peri-
ods of time
If, during a long absence, the ap-
pliance is switched off but not
cleaned and the door(s) left shut,
there is a danger of mould building
up inside the appliance.
It is essential to clean the appliance.
If the appliance is not going to be used
for a longer period of time, e.g. whilst
switch the appliance off,
disconnect it from the mains,
defrost the freezer section,
clean the appliance and
leave the door(s) ajar to air the appli-
ance and avoid odours building up in-
side the appliance.