Question

There is white smoke coming from the appliance.

Answer

When the ingredients have a high fat percentage, the Airfryer will collect excess oil or fat in the pan. If this oil is heated up, it can produce white smoke. This does not harm the appliance or the result.

If you want to stop the emission of white smoke, take the following steps:

  1. Switch off the Airfryer.
  2. Put on oven mitts to protect your hands.
  3. Pull the pan out and remove the basket. Put the basket on a plate for the time being. You can cover it to keep most of the heat inside.
  4. Use a handful of kitchen paper to soak up the oil at the bottom of the pan.
  5. Put the basket back into the pan and slide the pan back into the appliance.
  6. Resume the hot air frying process by turning the timer knob to the remaining number of minutes of preparation time. 

To prevent the emission of white smoke, please pay attention to the following:

  1. Do not prepare extremely fatty foods such as sausages or other fatty meats.
  2. When you buy snacks, read the label to establish their fat content. Choose low-fat varieties, if available. It will be difficult to get a crispy end result if you use snacks with a high fat percentage.
  3. Clean the pan immediately after preparing fatty foods. Put on oven mitts and use a handful of kitchen paper to soak up the oil from the bottom of the pan. If you let the oil cool down, it might condense at the bottom of the pan. This makes it harder to remove.

 If the above solution did not help to solve your problem, please contact Philips Consumer Care.

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