Beko fridge freezers offer FrostFree technology – automatically defrosting the freezer so that you don’t have to. The warm air that enters your freezer every time you open the door gets taken away by an automatic fan leaving the ice no chance to build-up.
Keeping that temperature just right in your freezer and fridge compartments is quite simple when you understand how the temperature works. Want to know more about Beko fridge temperature guide insights? Read on…
Your Beko fridge temperature guide is shown below – the numbers on the temperature dial indicate refrigerant power so the higher the number the colder the fridge will be. The temperature will need to be adjusted depending on the amount of food being stored – plenty of food may need the recommended setting to be increased.
When your dial display is:
- Set at 0 – the cooling system is turned off
- Set at minimum or 1 – this is the warmest setting
- Set at 2 or 3 – this setting is recommended
- Set at maximum or 5 or 6 – this is the coolest setting
Setting the Temperature
The fridge temperature dial 1-5 is located in the top or middle of the fridge, or sometimes in the freezer section – this single fridge temperature dial will control both fridge and freezer temperatures. A fridge thermometer is the easiest way to make sure the temperature is set correctly for safe food storage.
For everyday use, the recommended temperature is between 4 and 5 degrees Celsius inside the fridge and around -18 degrees Celsius in the freezer. If the temperature is set too low air circulation may be prevented which could cause the inner thermostat to stop working resulting in a failure of the electrics.
In new models, the Beko fridge freezer temperature dial 1-5 may be replaced by a digital display where you can simply adjust the temperature at the touch of a button.
Keeping Your Fridge Freezer at the Best Possible Temperature
The temperature inside the fridge may fluctuate with the coldest area being above the vegetable compartments. The interior temperature also changes when the door is opened – closing the fridge or freezer door as quickly as possible will stop the internal temperature from rising.
The minimum setting is ideal for colder months as this is an energy-saving option, and the maximum setting is better after a large shop when items need to be cooled down quickly, or when the weather is warmer. If you go away on holiday you may be able to switch the cooling system off completely by selecting the 0 setting.
Storing Food Efficiently
A Beko fridge temperature dial 1-6 means you’ll be able to select a temperature to suit your shopping routine. When you have more food, you can increase the setting and less food you can turn the setting down. To store food resourcefully you should:
- Place quick consumables on the top shelves
- Put dairy products such as milk and eggs at the back of bottom to middle shelves
- Store raw meat on the bottom shelves
- Use crisper drawers for vegetable storage, and wrap in plastic bags to keep from spoiling
If you find that you’re setting your Beko fridge temperature dial 1-5 correctly but ice is continually building up in the bottom of your fridge freezer this could be due to:
- The drain tube blocked by food remnants, dust, or debris and needs cleaning
- The drain tube blocked by ice indicating the heating element has possibly failed and needs repairing
- The heating element stuck in compression mode causing the fridge to accumulate water and may need to be replaced
Any of these issues can be safely diagnosed by an experienced appliance repair technician from a reputable company – and quickly fixed. And you’ll find that all repairs come with a six months part and labour guarantee as part of the service.