Before first use
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Please read these instructions carefully. They contain important information which will help you get the best from the fridge freezer and ensure safe and correct installation and operation.
- 1. This fridge freezer is for domestic indoor use only. Only install in a dry indoor environment.
Remove all packaging material from outside and inside of the fridge freezer including the foam base.
- 3. The fridge freezer MUST be positioned on a firm level base. The front feet can be adjusted to level the fridge freezer.
For more information, see the Adjusting the feet topic.
Ensure there is sufficient space for the fridge freezer to be installed. Leave a space at the rear of at least 75mm and 150mm above the fridge freezer to ensure good ventilation.
- 5. Ensure there is adequate ventilation around the fridge freezer.
After the fridge freezer is level, leave it for a least 4 hours before switching it on to allow the cooling system to settle.
Ensure the fridge freezer is not placed it in direct sunlight, at least 500mm away from heat sources such as stoves, gas ovens and heater cores, and at least 50mm away from electrical ovens.
Ensure the fridge freezer is placed at least 20mm away from a deep freezer to avoid humidity forming on the outer surface.
Never place heavy objects on top of the fridge freezer.
Ensure the fridge freezer is cleaned thoroughly before use.
For more information, see the Interior cleaning and Exterior cleaning topics.
- 11. Clean the water tank before using for the first time.For more information, see the Cleaning the water tank topic.
Leave the fridge freezer to run for up to 24 hours, without opening the doors after being plugged into the mains power supply. This is to reach the operating temperature inside.