How long do I have to wait before I connect my refrigerator to the power supply?


We strongly suggest to wait for 4 hours before powering on the newly delivered Fridge as the oil may have settled in the refrigerant lines, to allow the oil to return to its proper place, you should wait at least 4 hours.


Several potential issues could arise:

  • Compressor Damage: The compressor in a refrigerator relies on lubrication to function properly. If the refrigerator is turned on immediately after delivery, before the oil has had a chance to flow back into the compressor, the compressor may run without proper lubrication. This can lead to increased friction and heat generation, potentially causing damage to the compressor over time.
  • Reduced Efficiency: Allowing the refrigerator to stabilize for a few hours before turning it on ensures that its components are properly settled and aligned. If the refrigerator is turned on immediately, it may not operate as efficiently as intended. This could result in higher energy consumption and increased wear and tear on the appliance over time.
  • Condensation and Electrical Issues: Rapid temperature changes, such as those experienced when immediately turning on a refrigerator, can lead to condensation forming inside the appliance. This moisture can potentially cause electrical components to short circuit or malfunction, leading to operational issues or even permanent damage to the refrigerator.
  • Noise and Vibrations: Refrigerators may produce more noise and vibrations if turned on immediately after delivery, as components may not be properly settled. While this may not directly lead to damage, it can be an inconvenience and may indicate that the appliance is not operating optimally.

Overall, while it's possible that turning on a refrigerator immediately after delivery may not immediately cause noticeable issues, it's not recommended as it can lead to long-term damage and reduced performance.

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