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HOW TO OPERATE THE REFRIGERATOR
This appliance is a refrigerator with a
Defrosting of the refrigerator compartment is
The refrigerator can operate at ambient
temperature between +10°C and +38°C. Optimal
performance is obtained at temperatures
between +16°C and +32°C.
Switching on the refrigerator for the first time
Insert the plug into the mains socket.
The thermostat is used to adjust the temperature
of both compartments: refrigerator and freezer.
How to adjust the temperature of the
1. For correct operation and optimum storage of
food, follow instructions given in the
enclosed product sheet for thermostat
2. To adjust the temperature in the refrigerator
compartment, turn the thermostat control knob:
• lowest numbers 1-2/MIN for the LEAST
COLD internal temperatures;
• highest numbers 5-7/MAX for the
COLDEST internal temperatures.
Thermostat set to : no operation, no light.
The ambient air temperature, frequency of door
opening and the position of the appliance can
affect internal temperatures. These factors must
be taken into account when setting the thermostat.
How to use the refrigerator compartment
Position the food as illustrated in the figure.
A Cooked food
B Fish, meat
C Fruit and vegetables
F Butter, cheese and dairy products
The space between the shelves and the rear
wall of the refrigerator compartment must be
unobstructed to allow circulation of air.
Do not place food in direct contact with the
rear wall of the refrigerator compartment.
Do not place hot food in the refrigerator or
Store liquids in closed containers.
Storing vegetables with a high water content
can result in condensation in the crisper
drawer: this will not affect the correct
operation of the appliance.