6.1 Cleaning the interior
Before using the appliance for the first
time, the interior and all internal
accessories should be washed with
lukewarm water and some neutral soap
to remove the typical smell of a brand-
new product, then dried thoroughly.
Do not use detergents,
abrasive powders, chlorine
or oil-based cleaners as they
will damage the finish.
6.2 Periodic cleaning
Do not pull, move or
damage any pipes and/or
cables inside the appliance.
Do not damage the cooling
The equipment has to be cleaned
1. Clean the inside and accessories with
lukewarm water and some neutral
2. Regularly check the door seals and
wipe them clean to ensure they are
clean and free from debris.
3. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
4. If accessible, clean the condenser
and the compressor at the back of
the appliance with a brush.
This will improve the performance of
the appliance and save electricity
Refer to Safety chapters.
7.1 What to do if...
The appliance is noisy.
Your appliance is frost free. This means
that there is no build up 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.
The defrost water drains out through a
trough into a special container at the
back of the appliance, over the motor
compressor, where it evaporates.
It is important to periodically clean the
defrost water drain hole in the middle of
the refrigerator compartment channel to
prevent the water overflowing and
dripping onto the food inside.
6.4 Periods of non-operation
When the appliance is not in use for long
periods, take the following precautions:
1. Disconnect the appliance from
2. Remove all food.
3. Clean the appliance and all
4. Leave the door/doors open to
The appliance is not sup-
prevent unpleasant smells.
Check if the appliance stands