Maint, enance Cleaning

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Energy Saving Advice
Do not install the appliance close to sources of heat,
such as a boiler or radiator.
Locate the appliance in a cool well ventilated room
and make sure that the air openings of the appliance
are not obstructed.
Avoid unnecessary frosting in the cabinet by packing
all foodstuffs into airtight packages before placing
them in the freezer.
Food which is to be frozen (when cool) should be
placed in the fridge before being transferred to the
freezer.
Try to avoid keeping the door open for long periods
or opening the door too frequently as warm air will
enter the cabinet and cause the compressor to often
switch on unnecessarily.
Ensure there are no obstructions preventing the door
from closing properly.
In the Event of a Power Failure
If there is a power failure during the storage of frozen
foods, keep the door closed. If the temperature within
your freezer should rise, do not refreeze the food without
checking its condition. The following guidelines should
assist you:
Ice Cream: Once thawed should be discarded.
Fruits & Vegetables: If soft should be cooked and used
up.
Breads & Cakes: Can be refrozen without danger.
Shellfish: Should be refrigerated and used up quickly.
Cooked Dishes: i.e. casseroles should be refrigerated
and used up.
Large Pieces of Meat: Can be refrozen providing there
are still ice crystals remaining within them.
Small Joints: Should be cooked and can then be
refrozen as cooked dishes.
Chicken: Should also be cooked and refrozen as a fresh
dish.
Maint
Maint
enance & Cleaning
enance & Cleaning
Before any maintenance or cleaning is carried
out you must DISCONNECT the appliance from
the electricity supply.
Internal Cleaning
Clean the inside and accessories with warm water and
bicarbonate of soda (5 ml 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.
External Cleaning
Wash the outer cabinet with warm soapy water.
Once or twice a year dust the condenser (black grille)
and the compressor at the back of the appliance with a
brush or vacuum cleaner, as an accumulation of dust will
affect the performance of the appliance and cause
excessive electricity consumption.
When the Appliance is not in Use
When the appliance is not in use for long periods, discon-
nect from the electricity supply, empty all foods and clean
the appliance, leaving the door open to prevent unpleas-
ant smells.
Defrosting
The freezer compartment will become progressively cov-
ered with frost. This should be removed with the special
plastic scraper provided whenever the thickness of frost
exceeds 6mm (
ΒΌ
”).
During this operation it is not necessary to switch off the
power supply or to remove the foodstuffs.
However, when the ice becomes very thick on the inner
liner, complete defrosting should be carried out and it is
advisable to perform this operation when the appliance is
empty.
To carry out complete defrosting:
1.
Disconnect the appliance from the electrical supply.
If the plug is inaccessible turn the thermostat control
knob to β€ž0β€œ.
2. Remove any stored food, wrap in several layers of
newspaper and store in a cool place.
3. Leave the door open.
4.
Put a tray high enough in front of the appliance.
Insert the plastic scraper into the defrost water outlet
according to the picture. Defrost water will flow into
the tray through the outlet.
5. During defrosting, push the defrost water towards the
edge of the cooling plates using a dry cloth or a
sponge. It will be collected at the bottom of the appli-