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Defrosting; Cleaning And Care - Beko CCF298W Instructions Manual

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DEFROSTING

Defrost twice a year or when a frost layer of around 7 mm (1/4") has formed.
To start the defrosting procedure turn the thermostat knob to zero position.
Alternatively you may switch off the freezer at the socket outlet and pull out the
mains plug.
All food should be wrapped in several layers of newspaper and stored in a cool
place (e.g. fridge or larder).
Remove the freezer baskets. Leave the lid open. Containers of warm water may be
placed carefully in the freezer to speed up the defrosting.
Take out the frozen food, wrap it in several sheets of paper and put them in
refrigerator or a cool place.
Take the separator panel and put it under the freezer in the direction of the dripping
tube. Take out the obstructing plug. The water which results will be collected in the
special tray (separator panel). After the melting of the ice and the run-off of the water
please wipe with a cloth or with a sponge, then dry well. Put the obstruction plug back
in its place.
For a fast thaw please leave the lid open.
Do not use pointed or sharp-edged objects such as knives or forks to remove the
frost.
Never use hairdryers, electrical heaters or other such electrical appliances for
defrosting.

CLEANING AND CARE

** We recommend that you switch off the freezer at the socket outlet and pull out the
mains plug before cleaning.
** Never use any sharp abrasive instrument, soap, household cleaner, detergent
and wax polish for cleaning.
** Use luke warm water to clean the cabinet of the freezer and wipe it dry.
** Use a damp cloth wrung out in a solution of one teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
to one pint of water to clean the interior and wipe it dry.
** Excess deposit of ice should be removed on a regular basis using a plastic ice
scraper available from your local store. Large accumulation of ice will impair the
performance of the freezer.
** If the freezer is not going to be used for a long period of time switch it off, remove
all food, clean it and leave the lid ajar.
** Any dust that gathers on the condenser, which is located at the back of the
freezer, should be removed once a year with a vacuum cleaner.
** Check lid seals regularly to ensure they are clean and free from food particies.
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