Cleaning and care
Make sure that no water can
penetrate into electronic unit or into
the ventilation gaps.
Do not use steam cleaning
apparatus to clean the appliance.
Steam could reach electrical
components and cause a short
The data plate located inside the
appliance must not be removed. It
contains information which is required
in the event of a service call.
To avoid damaging the surface of
your appliance, do not use:
– cleaning agents containing soda,
ammonia, acids or chlorides,
– cleaning agents containing
– abrasive cleaning agents, e.g.
powder cleaners and cream
– solvent-based cleaning agents,
– stainless steel cleaning agents,
– dishwasher cleaner,
– oven sprays,
– glass cleaning agents,
– hard, abrasive sponges and
brushes, e.g. pot scourers,
– melamine eraser blocks,
– sharp metal scrapers.
^ Switch the appliance off.
^ Disconnect the appliance from the
^ Take any frozen food out of the
appliance and store it in a cool place.
^ Take out any removable parts for
^ Defrost the freezer.
Cleaning the interior and
^ Use lukewarm water with a little
The ice cube tray (depending on mo-
del) is dishwasher safe.
The temperature of the dishwasher
programme must not exceed 55 °C.
Contact with some foodstuffs, such
as carrots, tomatoes or ketchup can
cause plastic items to discolour.
However, this discolouration will not
affect the stability of plastic items.
^ Clean the drawers and glass cold
plates by hand. They are not suitable
for cleaning in a dishwasher.
^ After cleaning, wipe the interior and
accessories with a damp cloth and
dry with a soft cloth.
Leave the door open to air the
appliance for a short while.