High temperature alarm light
Action Freeze light
Action Freeze switch
and Alarm reset
Action Freeze function
You can activate the Action Freeze function by
pressing the Action Freeze switch.
Freezing fresh food
The freezer compartment is suitable for freezing
fresh food and storing frozen and deep-frozen
food for a long time.
To freeze fresh food activate the Action Freeze
function at least 24 hours before placing the food
to be frozen in the freezer compartment.
The maximum amount of food that can be frozen
in 24 hours is specified on the rating plate
The freezing process lasts 24 hours: during this
period do not add other food to be frozen.
Storage of frozen food
When first starting-up or after a period out of use,
before putting the products in the compartment let
Care and cleaning
Caution! Unplug the appliance before
carrying out any maintenance operation.
This appliance contains hydrocarbons in its
cooling unit; maintenance and recharging
must therefore only be carried out by authorized
Defrosting the freezer
Defrost the freezer when the frost layer reaches a
thickness of about 10-15 mm.
The best time to defrost the freezer when it con-
tains no or only a little food.
To remove the frost, do these steps:
1. Switch off the appliance.
3) Refer to "Technical data"
The Action Freeze light will light up.
This function stops automatically after 52 hours.
It is possible to deactivate the function at any time
by pressing Action Freeze switch. The Action
Freeze light will switch off.
High temperature alarm
An increase in the temperature in the freezer (for
example due to an power failure) is indicated by:
• switching on of the Alarm light
• sounding of buzzer.
During the alarm phase, the buzzer can be switch-
ed off by pressing the Alarm reset switch.
During the alarm phase, don't place food inside the
When normal conditions are restored the Alarm
light will switch off automatically.
the appliance run at least 2 hours on the higher
Important! In the event of accidental defrosting,
for example due to a power failure, if the power has
been off for longer than the value shown in the
technical characteristics chart under "rising time",
the defrosted food must be consumed quickly or
cooked immediately and then re-frozen (after
2. Remove any stored food, wrap it in several lay-
ers of newspaper and put it in a cool place.
3. Leave the lid open , remove the plug from the
defrost water drain and collect all defrost water
on a tray. Use a scraper to remove ice quickly.
4. When defrosting is completed, dry the interior
thoroughly and refit the plug.
5. Switch on the appliance.
6. Set the temperature regulator to obtain the
maximum coldness and run the appliance for
two or three hours using this setting.
7. Reload the previously removed food into the