Cleaning and maintenance

Cleaning and maintenance

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4.5 What to do if...

The appliance does not work:
•  Make sure that the appliance is plugged 

in and that the main switch is turned on.

The compressor starts to function too often 
or functions continuously:
•  The room temperature is too high.
•  The door is being opened too often or 

for too long.

•  The door is not closing/sealing properly.
•  The freezer is loaded with too many 

fresh foods.

•  Check that sufficient air can circulate 

around the sensor on the right-hand side 
of the refrigerator compartment.

•  Check that the back of the freezer is 

properly ventilated and that the 
condenser is not too dirty.

Excessive ice or condensation has built up 
inside the refrigerator compartment:
•  The door is being opened too often or 

for too long. 

•  Hot foods have been placed inside the 

refrigerator compartment.

•  The foodstuffs or containers are in 

contact with the rear wall.

•  The door seal is damaged or dirty. 

Clean or replace it.

Water is forming inside the refrigerator 
compartment:
•  The drainage channel or opening is 

blocked.

The refrigerator compartment is not 
sufficiently cold:
•  The thermostat is set at too high a 

temperature.

•  The door is being opened too often or 

for too long.

•  The door is not closing/sealing properly.
•  The room temperature is too high.
The temperature inside the refrigerator 
compartment is too cold and the foodstuffs 
are freezing.
•  The thermostat is set at too low a 

temperature.

•  Foodstuffs not contained in suitable 

containers or bags.

•  Fruit and vegetables might be too wet.
•  Foodstuffs placed against the rear wall 

of the refrigerator compartment.