What does cooling off mean on a refrigerator?

What does cooling off mean on a refrigerator?

Your refrigerator and freezer will not cool when cooling is turned off. When cooling is off, COOLING OFF will appear on the display screen.

How long does it take for a fridge to cool down after being unplugged?

Your refrigerator needs some time to settle before you can start using it. You should let it stand unplugged, in an upright position, for at least 4 hours to allow its compressor oil to settle.

Will a refrigerator work after being unplugged?

Plugging and re-plugging the refrigerator immediately can cause damages to the compressor. So, the best thing to do is to wait for at least 15 minutes before switching it on again. However, there is no harm with leaving your refrigerator unplugged for a longer period.

How long should a refrigerator sit after being moved?

4 hours

Can I lay down a refrigerator to move it?

If you do lay your fridge down to move it, you can lay it on its front or side, but it’s not recommended that you lay it on its back – the weight of the fridge’s body on its working parts could damage them, even if they’re not exposed.

What happens if you turn a fridge off?

Switching a fridge or freezer off means it will defrost, so don’t turn it off just as you’re setting off on holiday, or you’ll come back to a very wet floor. If you turn it off in good time, you can supervise the defrosting and catch the water in trays or towels (or whatever you usually do).