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Operation; Before Use; Setting The Temperature; The Freezer Compartment - Electrolux 2223 430-73 User Manual

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OPERATION

Before using
Remove all securing tapes. Wash inside the
appliance with lukewarm water and bicarbonate of
soda (5 ml to 0.5 litre of water).
Do not use soap or detergent as the smell may
linger. Dry thoroughly.

Setting the temperature

The temperature inside the refrigerator and the
freezer is regulated by a single thermostat with 6
temperature positions and an "OFF" (O) position.
Position 1 = minimum coldness
Position 6 = maximum coldness
Turn the thermostat dial to the required position.
The intermediate position is usually the most
suitable (3-4).
The thermostat setting can vary as the temperature
inside the refrigeration compartment depends on the
following factors:
– room temperature
– how often the door is opened
– how much food is stored
– position of the appliance
Important
During prolonged periods of abnormally hot weather,
if the thermostat is set on too high a number, the
cooling system may operate continuously and the
fridge cooling plate may not defrost. Turning the knob
to a lower number will cause the automatic
defrosting to resume.

The freezer compartment

The four-star freezer compartment is suitable for
storage of commercially frozen food and for freezing
fresh foods.

Freezing fresh food

It is not necessary to adjust the thermostat setting
when freezing fresh food.
In any 24 hours you can freeze up to 4 kg. of fresh
food.
Place food to be frozen in the upper drawer of the
freezer as this is the coldest part.
If large quantities of food are to be stored , remove
all drawers and baskets from the appliance and
place food on cooling shelves.
4
Pay careful attention not to exceed load limit
stated on the side of the upper section (where
applicable).
Caution
In the event of a power cut do not open the door. The
food in the freezer will not be affected if the power
cut is short and if the freezer is full. Should the food
begin to thaw, it must be consumed quickly and must
not be re-frozen .
DEFROSTED COOKED FOOD MUST NOT BE
REFROZEN.

Frozen food storage

When first starting-up or after a period of use, before
putting the products in the freezer compartment let
the appliance run for at least two hours on the
coldest setting, then turn the thermostat knob to the
normal opertion position.
Do not exceed the storage period indicated by the
manufacturer.
Finally, do not open the door frequently or leave it
open longer than is absolutely necessary.
Important
Do not put carbonated liquids, (fizzy drinks etc.), in
the freezer compartment.
Ice Iollies, if consumed immediately after removal
from the freezer, can cause low temperature skin
burns.
Do not remove items from the freezer if your hands
are damp/wet, as this could cause skin abrasions or
"frost/freezer burns".

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