MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING
Before any maintenance or cleaning work is carried
out, DISCONNECT the appliance from the
Clean the inside and accessories with warm water
and bicarbonate of soda (5ml to 0.5 litre of water).
Rinse and dry thoroughly.
NEVER USE DETERGENTS, ABRASIVE
POWDERS, HIGHLY PERFUMED
CLEANING PRODUCTS OR WAX
POLISHES, TO CLEAN THE INTERIOR AS
THESE WILL DAMAGE THE SURFACE AND
LEAVE A STRONG ODOUR.
When the appliance is not in use
When the appliance is not in use for long periods,
disconnect from the electricity supply, empty all
foods and clean the appliance, leaving the doors ajar
to prevent unpleasant smells.
Once or twice a year dust the condenser (black grill)
and the compressor at the back of the appliance,
with a brush or vacuum cleaner, see figure, as an
accumulation of dust will affect the performance of
the appliance and cause excessive electricity
Changing the light bulb
Should the interior light fail to work, first switch off
the appliance and disconnect from the electricity
supply, then replace the bulb as follows;
press on the rear hook and at the same time slide the
cover in the direction indicated by the arrow.
Unscrew the bulb and replace it with one of the same
power (the maximum power is shown on the light
diffuser) available from your nearest Service Force
Replace the light cover by sliding it into its original
The refrigerator automatically defrosts every time the
compressor stops. The water is discharged, via the
pipe, into a tray located at the back of the appliance
above the compressor, where it evaporates.
To avoid defrost water overflowing into the fridge,
periodically clean the water discharge hole in the
centre of the V shaped drip collector at the back of
the refrigerator compartment behind the fruit and
vegetable drawer. Use the defrost cleaner provided
which you will find already inserted into the
Remember to wash the defrost cleaner in hot soapy
water at regular intervals. Dry throughly before
Your appliance is frost free, which means there is no
need to manually defrost your appliance as this will
be carried out automatically.