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Cleaning; Defrosting The Freezer - Electrolux EUC2403 Instruction Book

Electrolux freezer


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Clean the cabinet at regular intervals.
Don't use detergents, abrasive powders,
high perfumed cleaning products, wax
polishes or cleaning products
containing bleach or alcohol when
cleaning the product
Disconnect the appliance from electricity supply.
Internal Cleaning
Clean the inside and accessories with warm water
and bicarbonate of soda (5ml to 0,5 litre water)
Rinse and dry thoroughly.
Regularly check the door seals and wipe clean to
ensure they are clean and free from debris.
External Cleaning
Wash the outer cabinet with warm soapy water.
Remove the ventilation grille (see the section
"Removing the ventilation grille") and vacuum-clean
under the cabinet. Once or twice a year dust the
condenser (black grille) and the compressor at the
back of the appliance, with a brush or vacuum
cleaner, as an accumulation of dust will affect the
performance of the appliance and cause excessive
electricity consumption.
When moving the cabinet, lift it by
the front edge to avoid scratching the

Defrosting the freezer

A certain amount of frost will always form on the
freezer shelves and around the top compartment.
Defrost the freezer when the frost layer reaches a
thickness of about 3-5 mm.
Remove the freezer drawers and place them on top
of each other by turning every other drawer one half
turn. Put insulating material around the drawers, e.g.
blankets or newspapers.
The frozen products can also be packed closely
together and be kept in a cold location, e.g. in the
Defrosting can be accelerated by placing bowls with
hot water (not boiling) inside the freezer.
Loosen the drainage channel from its resting
position and push in according to the illustration and
place it in the bottom freezer drawer where water can
Carefully scrape off the ice when it starts to thaw.
Use a wood or plastic scraper. Do not use sharp
objects as these may damage the interior.
When all the ice has melted, clean and wipe the
cabinet dry, then put the drainage channel back in
Switch on the cabinet and replace the frozen
Never use a hair drier or other heating
appliances to speed up defrosting. Excessive
heat may damage the plastic interior, and
humidity could enter the electric appliance
making it live.
Electrolux 818 22 58-03/1


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