Defrosting the refrigerator
The refrigerator is designed for automatic defrost-
ing. Frost formed on the back wall will melt and
flow via the drainpipe to the evaporating container
over the compressor on the back of the refrigera-
tor, where the heat generated by the compressor
will evaporate the water. It is normal for frost and
water droplets to form on the back wall of the
Caution: Always keep the drain over the vegetable and fruit tray clear to ensure
the normal flow of defrosted water. Use the pin provided to clear any blockages.
Defrosting the freezer
* * Manual defrosting is required for the freezer. After
a period of operation, a layer of frost will form on the
evaporator in the freezer compartment. Additional
electricity will be consumed if this layer becomes too
* The defrosting process must be carried out when a
thick layer of frost has been formed on the evapora-
* Disconnect the power. Remove all the food and then
the drawers from the refrigerator before defrosting. A
bowl of hot water can be placed on the evaporator to
accelerate the defrosting process.
Caution: Never use a metal tool or electrical heater for defrosting.