Your appliance has been fitted with a
warning system which ensures that the
temperature in the appliance cannot
rise unnoticed and to avoid energy
being wasted if the door is left open.
Activating the alarm system
The alarm system is always active. It
does not have to be switched on
If the temperature in the freezer
becomes too warm, an alarm will
sound. At the same time the
temperature display and the Alarm
symbol ; will flash.
The temperature the appliance is set at
determines the temperature the
appliance recognises as being too
For example, the alarm may sound and
the temperature display and the Alarm
symbol ; may flash,
– when freezing large amounts of food
– when fresh food is being frozen,
– if a lot of room air enters the freezer
when food is being loaded,
re-arranged or taken out,
– in the event of a power cut,
– if the appliance has a fault.
The alarm will stop, the Alarm symbol
will go out and the field next to the set
temperature will light up constantly as
soon as the temperature has dropped
down to the correct level again.
However, if the temperature in the
freezer remains above -18 °C for a
long time, check that the frozen food
has not started to defrost. If it has,
check that it is still safe to use, and if
so, use it as quickly as possible.
Defrosted food may only be
re-frozen after it has been cooked.
If the door has been left open for more
than approx. 60 seconds the alarm will
Switching the alarm off early
If the noise disturbs you, you can
switch the alarm off early if you wish.
^ Press the Alarm off button.
The alarm will stop.
In the case of a temperature alarm,
the Alarm symbol ; will stay on until
the correct temperature has been
reached. The alarm system is then
ready should it be needed again.