Cleaning and care
Appliance door, side panels
Remove any soiling on the
appliance door and side panels
If this is not done, it might become
impossible to remove and could
cause the surface to alter or
All surfaces are susceptible to
scratching. Contact with unsuitable
cleaning agents can alter or
discolour the surfaces.
^ The surfaces should be cleaned
using a solution of hot water and a
little washing-up liquid applied with a
soft sponge. They can also be
cleaned with a damp microfibre cloth
(without using any cleaning agent).
^ After cleaning, wipe with a damp
cloth and dry with a soft cloth.
^ The ventilation gaps should be
cleaned regularly with a brush or
vacuum cleaner. A build-up of dust
will increase the energy consumption
of the appliance.
Do not use any oils or grease on the
door seal as these will cause the
seal to deteriorate and become
porous over time.
The door seal should be cleaned
regularly with clean water and then
wiped dry with a soft cloth.
Metal grille at the back of the
The metal grille at the back of the
appliance (heat exchanger) should be
dusted at least once a year. A build-up
of dust will increase the energy
consumption of the appliance.
When cleaning the grille, make sure
that the pipework and other
components do not get broken or
damaged in any way.
^ Close the appliance door.
^ Reconnect the appliance to the
mains and switch the appliance back
^ Switch on the Super freeze function
so that the appliance can cool down
^ Once the temperature in the freezer
has reached the required
temperature, place the food back in
the freezer drawers and put them
back in the freezer.
^ Switch off the Super freeze function
as soon as the temperature in the
freezer is a constant -18 °C or colder.