Cleaning and maintenance
4 Cleaning and maintenance
4.2 Cleaning the appliance
A special antibacterial protection on the
appliance's interior walls prevents bacterial
growth and keeps them clean. They must
nevertheless be cleaned regularly in order
to keep them in good condition.
Cleaning the outside of the appliance
• The appliance may be cleaned with
water or alcohol-based liquid detergents
(e.g. window cleaning products).
• Avoid aggressive detergents and rough
sponges in order not to damage the
• Use a soft brush to remove dust and
fume deposits from the condenser on the
rear of the appliance.
• Clean the tank above the compressor.
Cleaning the inside of the appliance
• Clean the interior with diluted liquid
detergent or with warm water with a little
• The door balconies and containers can
be removed: tap them upwards with your
fist, first on one side and then on the other
in the insertion zone.
• Remove any ice thicker than 3-5 mm. Do
not use sharp objects or spray products.
Risk of damage to surfaces
• Do not use steam jets for cleaning the
• Do not use cleaning products containing
chlorine, ammonia or bleach on steel
parts or parts with metallic finishes on the
surface (e.g. anodizing, nickel- or
• Do not use abrasive or corrosive
detergents on glass parts (e.g. powder
products, stain removers and metallic
• Do not use rough or abrasive materials
or sharp metal scrapers.
Danger of electrocution
• Turn off the appliance and unplug it from
the mains before cleaning.
• Do not pull the cable to remove the