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Does my fisher and Paykel fridge freezer have to be plumbed

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Does my fisher and Paykel fridge freezer have to be plumbed in to work?
JA: Do you know the model of your Fisher & Paykel fridge? How old is it?
Customer: Active Smart Refrigerator RF610. 3 years old
JA: How long has this been going on with your Fisher & Paykel refrigerator? What have you tried so far?
Customer: This is the first time we are going to use it. We want to switch in on so that we can store frozen food while we get our kitchen organised. It will be plumbed in eventually, but we don't have time at the moment
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It's brand new and has been in storage for 3 years This is the first time we are going to use it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is anyone going to answer my question?
Expert:  Tim JA replied 1 year ago.

Good morning, you don’t have to plumb it in for its basic function, as a freezer, to work.

Please be aware that it’s before 9am on a Sunday; this isn’t a 24x7 service.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it will definitely not harm the fridge/freezer if we just plug it in and use it as a basic appliance for a while before plumbing it in?
Expert:  Tim JA replied 1 year ago.

Correct. It’s as if the freezer was powered during a water outage. If you’re unsure, you should follow the guidance in the installation manual.

Expert:  Tim JA replied 1 year ago.

Good evening, you haven't replied for a few days; do you still need help?