Beko CS5342APW Installation, Operation & Food Storage Instructions

Beko CS5342APW Installation, Operation & Food Storage Instructions

7.4 cu ft



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  • Page 2 • This fridge/freezer must only be used for its intended purpose i.e the storing of edible foodstuff. • Do not dispose of the appliance on a fire. At BEKO, the care and protection of our environment is an ongoing commitment. This appliance which is among the latest range introduced is particularly environment friendly.
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  • Page 4: Safety First / Electrical Requirements

    Should the mains lead of the appliance become damaged or should it need replacing at any time, it must be replaced by a special purpose made mains lead which can only be obtained from a BEKO Authorised Service Agent. WARNING! THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED If the fitted moulded plug is not suitable for your socket, then the plug should be cut off and an appropriate plug fitted.
  • Page 5: Transportation Instructions

    • Do not allow children to play with the appliance or tamper with the controls. BEKO plc declines to accept any liability should the instructions not be followed. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 1. The space in the room where the appliance is installed must not be smaller than 10 cubic metres.
  • Page 6 4. Make sure that sufficient room is provided around the appliance to ensure free air circulation. Fit the two plastic wall spacer supplied with the appliance rotating 1/4 turn to the condenser at the back of the refrigerator (see diagram). 5.
  • Page 7: Getting To Know Your Combi Beko Fridge / Freezer

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR FRIDGE FREEZER 1 - Thermostat knob and interior light 2 - Interior light button 3 - Cabinet shelves 4 - Defrost water collection channel 5 - Salad crisper cover 6 - Salad crisper 7 - Ice Bank & ice cube tray 8 - Fast Freeze compartment 9 - Frozen froods storage drawer 10 - Adjustable feet...
  • Page 8: Reversing The Door

    REVERSING THE DOORS (You may need somebody to help you.) 1- Switch off the appliance at the socket outlet and pull out the mains plug. 2- Remove all loose items and fittings and food, if any, from inside the appliance and door racks. 3- Unscrew the bolts and remove the middle hinge while holding doors.
  • Page 9: Suggested Arrangement Of Food In The Fridge/Freezer

    SUGGESTED ARRANGEMENT OF FOOD IN THE FRIDGE FREEZER Arrangement Examples (See diagram) 1. Baked, chilled cooked food, dairy products, cans. 2. Meat, sausages, cold cuts. 3. Fruit, vegetables, salads. 4. Making, storing ice cubes. 5. Frozen food and freezing of fresh food. 6.
  • Page 10: Temperature Adjustment

    TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT Operating temperatures are controlled by the thermostat knob (Item 5) and may be set at any position between 1 and 5 (the coldest position). The average temperature inside the fridge should be around +5° C (+41° F). Therefore adjust the thermostat to obtain the desired temperature. Some sections of the fridge may be cooler or warmer (such as salad crisper and top part of the cabinet) which is quite normal.
  • Page 11: Freezing Fresh Food

    FREEZING FRESH FOOD Please observe the following instructions to obtain the best results. Do not freeze too large a quantity at any one time. The quality of the food is best preserved when it is frozen right through to the core as quickly as possible. Do not exceed the freezing capacity of your appliance in 24 h.
  • Page 12: Replacing The Interior Light Bulb

    B) Freezer compartment Defrosting is very straightforward and without mess, thanks to a special defrost collection basin. Defrost twice a year or when a frost layer of around 7 (1/4") mm has formed. To start the defrosting procedure, switch off the appliance 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.
  • Page 13: Cleaning And Care

    CLEANING AND CARE 1. We recommend that you switch off the appliance at the socket outlet and pull out the mains plug before cleaning. 2. Never use any sharp instruments or abrasive substances, soap, household cleaner, detergent or wax polish for cleaning. 3.
  • Page 14: Do's And Don'ts

    DO’S AND DON’TS Do- Clean and defrost your appliance regularly (See "Cleaning and Care") Do- Keep raw meat and poultry below cooked food and dairy products. Do- Take off any unusable leaves on vegetables and wipe off any soil. Do- Leave lettuce, cabbage, parsley and cauliflower on the stem. Do- Wrap cheese firstly in greaseproof paper and then in a polythene bag, excluding as much air as possible.
  • Page 15: Energy Saving Tips

    ENERGY SAVING TIPS 1- Ensure your appliance is instolled in a well ventilated area. If the ambient temperature is low (but in no case lower than 5 degrees C), then the energy saving will be more. In this case, check temperatures of fridge and freezer compartments with an accurate thermometer and lower the thermostat setting (towards 1) if necessary.
  • Page 16: Guarantee Details

    • The cost of functional replacement parts, but excluding consumable items. • The labour costs of a Beko approved repairer to carry out the repair. What is not covered? • Transit, delivery or accidental damage or misuse and abuse.
  • Page 17: How To Obtain Service

    Otherwise please call the appropriate number above where service can be obtained at a charge. Should you experience any difficulty in obtaining service please contact the Beko Customer Help-Line. Tel: 0845 850 5008 e-mail:

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