Important! Do not use detergents or abra-
sive powders, as these will damage the fin-
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 plac-
ing the food to be frozen in the freezer com-
Place the fresh food to be frozen in the bot-
The maximum amount of food that can be
frozen in 24 hours is specified on the rating
plate , a label located on the inside of the
The freezing process lasts 24 hours: during
this period do not add other food to be fro-
Storage of frozen food
When first starting-up or after a period out of
use, before putting the products in the com-
partment let the appliance run at least 2
hours on the higher settings.
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
Deep-frozen or frozen food, prior to being
used, can be thawed in the refrigerator com-
partment or at room temperature, depending
on the time available for this operation.
Small pieces may even be cooked still frozen,
directly from the freezer: in this case, cooking
will take longer.
This appliance is equipped with one or more
trays for the production of ice-cubes. Fill
these trays with water, then put them in the
Important! Do not use metallic instruments
to remove the trays from the freezer.
Important! this appliance is sold in France.
In accordance with regulations valid in this
country it must be provided with a special
device (see figure) placed in the lower com-
partment of the fridge to indicate the coldest
zone of it.
The walls of the refrigerator are equipped
with a series of runners so that the shelves
can be positioned as desired.
For better use of space, the front half-shelves
can lie over the rear ones.
Positioning the door shelves
To permit storage of food packages of vari-
ous sizes, the door shelves can be placed at