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How to use your Refrigerator-Freezer
This freezer, is marked , and is suitable for freezing fresh foodstuffs and keeping food for long periods. by a fault or power cut, take the following precautions: Â Keep the doors closed at all times. Â Find out how long the stoppage is expected to last. Once normal power is restored: A) If the freezer is full and the stoppage has been less than Â«Time for temperature RiseÂ» indicated for each model in the Â«Technical FeaturesÂ» section, then no damage will have been caused to the food. B) If the freezer is not full, the cold will be lost more quickly. If the food has not started to thaw, then follow the instructions in Â«AÂ». C) If the food has begun to thaw, use them up as quickly as possible, or cook them and refreeze them.
Freezing of food
Freezing should take place as quickly as possible, in a maximum of 24 hours. The procedure for this is as follows: 1... Set the Â«Temperature ControlÂ» Â«fÂ» to position maximum. Â If the freezer was switched off and empty, 3 hours prior to placing the food to be frozen. Â If the freezer is already operating and contains frozen food, 24 hours before placing the food to be frozen. 2... The maximum amount which can be frozen in 24 hours is indicated in the section Â«Technical FeaturesÂ». 3... Place the food to be frozen inside the lower compartment of the freezer. You can also use the top shelf. If necessary, the highest capacity of freezing is reached removing the lower basket. 4... Red light Â«bÂ», may be on for a few hours during freezing process. Switch-on time for this light will vary according to amount of food being put in for congelation and time while door remains open. 5... 24 hours after the food in the freezer, the freezing process can be regarded as complete. 6... Set the Â«Temperature ControlÂ» Â«fÂ» in a middle position.
This compartment is for storing drinks and fresh food products. The temperature inside is very evenly distributed. Make sure food does not touch the back wall, since behind this surface is where the cold is generated and food could bee partially frozen. Also, this can impede the circulation of cold air. This appliance is provided with an automatic defrosting system. Consequently you will sometimes notice a thin layer of ice or drops of water on the rear wall.
Keeping frozen food
For optimum consevation, the temperature inside the freezer compartment must be at least -18Â°C. This temperature is adjusted automatically. Check that the Â«Temperature ControlÂ» is in a middle position. Sometimes it may be necessary (insufficient ventilation, high roon temperature, frequent opening and closing of the doorÂ ) to change the position of the Â«Temperature ControlÂ». If the appliance should be accidentally switched off