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4.3 Hints for storage of frozen
To obtain the best performance from this
appliance, you should:
• make sure that the commercially frozen
foodstuffs were adequately stored by
the retailer;
• be sure that frozen foodstuffs are trans-
ferred from the foodstore to the freezer
in the shortest possible time;


Unplug the appliance before car-
rying out any maintenance opera-
This appliance contains hydrocar-
bons in its cooling unit; mainte-
nance and recharging must there-
fore only be carried out by author-
ized technicians.
5.1 Periodic cleaning
The equipment has to be cleaned regular-
• clean the inside and accessories with
lukewarm water and some neutral
• regularly check the door seals and wipe
clean to ensure they are clean and free
from debris.
• rinse and dry thoroughly.
Do not pull, move or damage any
pipes and/or cables inside the
Never use detergents, abrasive
powders, highly perfumed clean-
ing products or wax polishes to
clean the interior as this will dam-
age the surface and leave a
strong odour.
Clean the condenser (black grill) and the
compressor at the back of the appliance
with a brush. This operation will improve
the performance of the appliance and
save electricity consumption.
• not open the door frequently or leave it
open longer than absolutely necessary;
• once defrosted, food deteriorates rap-
idly and cannot be refrozen;
• do not exceed the storage period indi-
cated by the food manufacturer.
Take care of not to damage the
cooling system.
Many proprietary kitchen surface cleaners
contain chemicals that can attack/dam-
age 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.
5.2 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 contin-
uous circulation of cold air inside the
compartment, driven by an automatically
controlled fan.
5.3 Periods of non-operation
When the appliance is not in use for long
periods, take the following precautions:
• disconnect the appliance from elec-
tricity supply
• remove all food
• defrost (if foreseen) and clean the appli-
ance and all accessories
• leave the door/doors ajar to prevent un-
pleasant smells.
If the cabinet will be kept on, ask some-
body to check it once in a while to pre-


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