MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING
Many proprietary kitchen surface cleaners
contain chemicals that can attack/damage the
plastics used in this appliance. For this reason it
is recommended that the outer casing of this
appliance is only cleaned with warm water with a
little washing-up liquid added.
An accumulation of dust will affect the performance
of the appliance and cause excessive electricity
You MUST ensure that the appliance is switched
Once or twice a year dust the condenser (black grill)
and the compressor at the back of the appliance,
with a brush or vacuum cleaner, see figure.
Before any maintenance or cleaning work is carried
out, DISCONNECT the appliance from the
Clean the inside and accessories with warm water
and bicarbonate of soda (5ml to 0.5 litre of water).
Rinse and dry thoroughly.
NEVER USE DETERGENTS, ABRASIVE
POWDERS, HIGHLY PERFUMED
CLEANING PRODUCTS OR WAX
POLISHES, TO CLEAN THE INTERIOR AS
THESE WILL DAMAGE THE SURFACE AND
LEAVE A STRONG ODOUR.
Changing the light bulb
If it becomes necessary to replace the lamp, press on
the rear hook and at the same time slide the cover in
the direction indicated by the arrow.
Unscrew the bulb and replace it with a new 15 watt
bulb (available from your nearest Service Force
Replace the light cover by sliding it into its original
When the appliance is not in use
When the appliance is not in use for long periods,
disconnect from the electricity supply, empty all
foods and clean the appliance, leaving the doors ajar
to prevent unpleasant smells.
Your appliance has been designed to be frost free.
This means there is no need to defrost your
appliance as this will be carried out automatically.
SOMETHING NOT WORKING
Before contacting your local Service Force Centre, check the following points:
Important: If you call out an engineer to a fault listed below, or to repair a fault caused by incorrect use or
installation a charge will be made, even if the appliance is under guarantee.
If, after the above checks, there is still a fault, call your local Service Force Centre.
In-guarantee customers should ensure that the above checks have been made as the engineer will make a
charge if the fault is not a mechanical or electrical breakdown.
Please note that proof of purchase is required for any in-guarantee service calls.
No power to the appliance
The light does not come on
The temperature in the fridge or freezer section is
The freezer door will not open
The compressor runs continously
Check there is power at the socket.
Check there is not a power cut by checking the
Check the fuse has not blown.
Ensure that the bulb is correctly fitted.
Replace the bulb if it has blown.
Check the door light switch is not jammed.
Check the termostat control knob on the top panel is
turned to the correct setting relative to ambient
Check the ambient temperature is within the
appliance’s operating limits, please refer to the
installation section in this instruction book.
Relocate the appliance if necessary.
Has door just been opened? If so leave for a few
minutes to allow the air pressure to equalise.
Adjust the thermostat control knob to give correct
temperature control. See “Setting the temperature”.
Check that the doors are closed.
Large quantities of food have recently been placed in
the cabinet and/or door is frequently opened.
Check that air vents is not obstructed.
Refer to normal operating sounds.