How to install correctly my refrigerator / freezer / fridge freezer?

Last updated 20/12/2022 14:03


  • How to install correctly my refrigerator / freezer / fridge freezer?
  • Fridge installation

Applies to

  • Fridge freezers
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers


1. Follow the installation instruction supplied with the appliance. Alternatively, these can be found below by following the find your user manual link

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Ensure that the ventilation guidelines are followed as detailed in the user manual. Head to this page for more general information. 

2. Wait at least 4 hours before connecting the appliance to the power supply

This is to allow the oil to flow back into the compressor.

3. Install the appliance in an area with the correct ambient temperature

Watch for; direct sunlight, radiators, freestanding cookers, and using the appliance in a garage or outhouse.

4. Make sure the appliance is level

Using a spirit level and adjustable feet ensures the appliance is level both horizontally and vertically. 

5. Remove the door spacer from the gasket

Leaving the door spacer causes the door to be closed incorrectly.

6. Start the appliance (in the middle setting) empty for 8 hours before the first loading.

This will help it get to the temperature before the food is added. 

7. Load and enjoy using your new appliance. 

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