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mBottom Freeze

Important Safety Instructions ....................... 1 =2

InstallatioB ....................................... 3=6

Temperature Controls ................................ 7

Fresh Food Features .............................. 8=10

Freezer Features ................................... 11

Food Storage Tips .................................. 12

Care and Cleaning ............................... 13=16

_] Operating Sounds .................................. 17

li_ Troubleshooting ................................. 18-20

Part No. 12828148 Litho LISA

hlsl_ller: Please leave thin guide with thB appliance.
Recognize Safety Symbols, Words,
Consumer: Please read and keep this Use & Care
Guide for future reference. This guide provides
proper use and maintenance reformation.
DANGER - Immediate hazards which WiLL result
Keep sales receipt and/or cancelled check as proof m severe personal injury or death.
of purchase.
Have complete model and serial number
identification of your refrigerator. ThB is located on a WARNING - Hazards or unsafe practices whlcll
data plate reside tile refngerator compartment, on COULD result m severe personal injury or death.
the upper left side. Record these numbers below for
easy access.
Model Number CAUTION - Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD
Senal Number result m minor personal injury or property damage.

Date of Purchase

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performance of our apphances, it may be necessary precautions, including the following:
to make changes to tile apphance without revising
Important: Junked or abandoned refrigerators are
thin guide.
still dangerous - even if they sit out for "just a few
days" If you are getting nd of your old refrigerator,
What You Need to Know About please follow the instructions below to help prevent
Safety Instructions accidents.

Warning and Iml)ortant Safety Instructions appeanng in Before you throw away your old
this guide are not meant to cover all possfl]le refrigerator or freezer:
conditions and s_tuat_ons that may occur. Common Take off the doors.
sense, caution and care illUSt be exercised when
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conditions you do not understand.

To reduce risk of fire, electric shock, serious injury 13. install refrigerator according to Installation
or death when using your refrigerator, follow these Instructions All connections for water, electrical
basic precautions, including the following: power and earthing must comply with local codes
and be made by licensed personnel when required.
1 Read all instructions before using the refrigerator.
14 Keep your refrigerator in good condition Bumping
2 Observe all local codes and ordinances
or dropping refrigerator can damage refrigerator or
3. Be sure to follow earthmg instructions cause refrigerator to malfuncbon or leak If damage
occurs, have refrigerator checked by qualified
4 Check with a qualified electrician if you are not sure
serv,ce technician
this apphance is properly earthed
5 Do not earth to a gas line 15 A qualified service technician must replace worn
power cords and/or loose plugs
6. Do not earth to a cold-water pipe
16 Always read and follow manufacturer's storage and
7 Refrigerator is designed to operate on a separate ideal environment instructions for iterns being stored
220-240 volt, 10 amp., 50 HZ cycle line in refrigerator
8 Do not modify plug on power cord If plug does not 17 Your refrigerator should not be operated m the
fit electrical outlet, have proper outlet installed by a presence of explosive fumes
quahfled electrician
18 Children should not chmb, hang or stand on any
9 Do not use a two-prong adapter, extension cord or part of the refrigerator
power strip 19 Clean up spills or water leakage associated w=th
10. Do not tamper with refrigerator controls water installation
]] Do not service or replace any part of refrigerator 20 The appliance is not intended for use by young
unless specifically recommended in Use & Care children or infirm persons w,thout supervision.
Guide or pubhshed user-repair instructions. Do not
21 Young children should be supervBed to ensure that
attempt service if instructions are not understood or
they do not play with the appliance
if they are beyond personal skill level

12 Always disconnect refrigerator from electrical supply

before attempting any service Disconnect power
cord by grasping the plug, not the cord

installing Your Refrigerator

These instructions were provided to aid you in the installation of your unit. The i]lal]ufacturer cannot be resl)onsible
for improper installation.
Steps to Follow...
A qualified engineer must connect refrigerator in accordance with these installation instructions.
Measure door opening and depth and width of refrigerator. Remove handles or doors if requued. Engineer mLISt
also do the following:

1. Follow local water and electrical coml)any connection regulations.

2. Complete water supply connection before electrical supply connections.

Service to or replacement of power cord must be performed by a qualified engineer.

When writing or calhng abou[ a serwce problem, please mchide the following mforma[ion
a Your name, address and telephone number, d A clear descrq)bon of the problem you are hawng,
b Model numl)er and serial number, e Proof of purchase [sales receq)[)
c Name and address of your dealer or engineer,


Do not install refrigerator near oven, radiator or
other heat source. If not possible, shield refrigerator
Yourrefrigeratorwaspackedcarefullyfor shipment. with cabinet material.
Removeanddiscardshelfpackagingandtape.Do not
remove the serial plate. Do not install where temperature falls below 13 C
or rises above 95 C. Malfunction may occur at this

Measuring the Opening temperature.

Refrigerator is designed for indoor household

When installing your refrigerator, measure carefully. 1.3
application only.
cm (_"} of air space should be provided for the top and
back of the refrigerator.
How to Remove and Replace
60 cm deep models Door and Hinges
Note: Trim corners of countertop to a 45 angle if
countertop has 25 mm overhang. Provide 5 mm
clearance on both sides of refrigerator, and allow
7 mm on top for ease of installation and leveling.
No minimum clearance is required at the rear of the
How to Connect the Water
cabinet. Supply (select models)

Subflooring or floor coverings (i.e. carpet, tile, wood

floors, rugs} may make your opening smaller than

Some clearance may be gained by using the leveling Leveling

procedure under Leveling.

Important: If refrigerator is to be installed into a

recess where the top of the refrigerator is completely
covered, use dimensions from floor to top of hinge cap
to verify proper clearance.

Transporting Your Refrigerator

NEVER transport refrigerator on its side. If an
upright position is not possible, lay refrigerator on its
back. Allow refrigerator to sit upright for
To enhance the appearance and maintain performance,
approximately 30 minutes before plugging it in to
the refrigerator should be level. (side to side}
assure oil returns to the compressor. Plugging the
refrigerator in immediately may cause damage to Notes:
internal parts.
Complete any required water supply connection
Use an appliance dolly when moving refrigerator. before leveling.
ALWAYS truck refrigerator from its side or
Some models only have adjustment screws I:A:}.
back-NEVER from its front.
Materials Needed:
Protect outside finish of refrigerator during transport
by wrapping cabinet in blankets or inserting padding 3/8"hex head driver
between the refrigerator and dolly. Carpenter's level

Secure refrigerator to dolly firmly with straps or 1. Remove toe grille.

bungee cords. Thread straps through handles when
Grasp firmly and pull
possible. Do not over-tighten. Over-tightening
outward to unclip.
restraints may dent or damage outside finish.
2. Usinghexheaddriver,turn the front adjustment Fresh Food Handles
screws(A) on eachsideto raiseor lowerthe front
ofthe refrigerator. Front Mount Handle - Style 1

Materials Needed:

* Phillips screwdriver
* 5A6"hex head driver
To install:
1. Remove 0.6 cm hex head screws from
3. Select models also have rear adjustment screws
door face with hex head driver, and
(B). Using the hex head driver, turn each of these
Phillips screw from top of door.
adjustment screws (B) to raise or lower the rear of
the refrigerator. * If reversing door, remove door plugs
from opposite side of door and
4. Using the carpenter's level, make sure front of
insert in screw holes.
refrigerator is 6 mm or approximately one half
bubble higher than back of refrigerator and that 2. Align handle holes with screw holes on
the refrigerator is level from side to side. door face and secure with two door face
screws from step 1.
5. Turn stabilizing legs (C) clockwise until firmly
against floor. 3. Locate handle trim in literature pack and
install over top and bottom of handle, as
6. Freezer drawer models only: Turn adjustment
screws [A) counterclockwise to allow the full
weight of the refrigerator to rest on the * Secure top handle trim with remaining
stabilizing legs. screw removed in step 1.

7. Replace the toe grille. * Snap bottom trim over bottom portion
of handle.
* Align the toe grille mounting clips with the lower
cabinet slots. To Remove:

* Snap bottom portion into place first. Press 1. Remove top handle trim by removing top
down on top of grille until top portion snaps into handle screw.
* Retain trim and screw for later
For pullout drawer only: Roller Adjustmeni Screw replacement.

1. Turn both stabilizing 2. Pry bottom handle trim from handle with
legs clockwise until !@ Stabilizing screwdriver flat blade wrapped in
firmly against floor. masking tape.
Turn roller
.- Leg * Retain trim for later replacement.
adjustment screws 2
to 3 times counterclockwise so that the full 3. Remove two hex head screws.
weight of refrigerator rests on stabilizing legs. Retain screws for later replacement.
2. Replace toe grille. See markings on inside of toe
grille to insure proper placement.
Side Mount Handle
Materials Needed:
If not installed, the handle is located in the interior of
the fresh food section or attached to the back of your * Phillips screwdriver
refrigerator. To install:

Remove and discard handle packaging and tape. 1. Remove screws from the side of the door.

Handle design varies from refrigerator to refrigerator. 2. Align the side mount handle with the pre-drilled
Please reference the appropriate instructions for your holes in the door panel.
model below.
U pp e r
_'_.. 2
To Install:

1. The handles are to be oriented

as shown.

Lower 2. Align door handle clip with the

door studs.
3. Ensure the large hole in the
4. Ensure the door handle is snug to the mounting clip is positioned
door panel. down on both ends of the
To Remove: handle.

Reverse installation procedure.

Freezer Handles
4. Rotate the handle so that the
Partial-Width Handle
handle is flat against the door.
Materials Needed:

Phillips screwdriver
To install:

1. Install handle by fastening with

screws removed from edge of door. 5. Grasp the handle firmly and slide
If reversing freezer door, remove
door plugs from top edge of door
and insert into screw holes.

To Remove: _

1. Remove handle screws with Phillips

screwdriver and retain screws for To Remove:
later use.
1. Grasp the lower part of the handle
Front Mount Handle - Style 2 firmly, slide up, lift and remove from
the surface.
Materials Needed:

Gloves to protect hands

Attach Extensions to Handle: [select models)

Front Mount Freezer Handle
1. Align handle and
Materials Needed:
extension as shown.
Gloves to protect hands.
2. Place extension in
handle opening. h Notes:

3. Apply slight pressure _

There is a slight curve to
to both sides of the extension piece.
this style of freezer
4. Slide extension until it stops on inside edge of handle.
For proper installation, be _o.:,,,s_s_
sure handle is oriented as shown.
To install:
Opening and Closing Your
1. Align drawer handle clips to the left of the studs
attached to the freezer drawer. Fresh Food Doors (select models)
2. Ensure the large hole in the mounting clip is Your new refrigerator is uniquely
positioned to the right on both ends of the handle. designed with two fresh food doors.
Either door can be opened or closed
3. Rotate the handle so the left base is flat against independently of one another.
the door.
There is a vertically-hinged section
4. Grasp the handle firmly and slide handle to the on the left fresh food door. When
right. the left door is closed, the hinged
section automatically forms a seal
Handle Door
between the two doors when both
doors are closed.

When the left door is opened, the hinged seal

automatically folds inward so that it is out of the way.

To Remove:

1. With both hands, firmly grasp the handle toward

the right side.

2. Slide toward the left, lift and remove from the


How to Connect the Water

Supply [select models)

Handle Removal

Euro Handles
ice Maker Operation
This handle style is installed at the factory
To turn ice maker On push arm down from locked
NlateriaJs Needed: position.

Allen wrench

To Remove:

Remove set screw from handle

mounting post using 3/3,,Allen
Lift arm up and lock into position to turn ice maker
Repeat the procedure on all posts Off.
to remove the handle.

To Replace:

Align handle with the mounting posts.

Fully tighten all set screws to secure handle

in place.
Touch Temperature Controls Adjusting the Controls
([select models, style varies by model) 24 hours after adding food, you may decide that one
or both compartments should be colder or warmer. If
The controls are located at the top front of the so, adjust the control(s) as indicated in the
refrigerator compartment. Temperature Control Guide table below. See page 12
Control for instructions on checking compartment
tern peratu re.

* Except when starting the refrigerator, do not change

either control more than one number at a time.
Initial Control Settings * Allow 24 hours for temperatures to stabilize.
After plugging the refrigerator in, set the controls.
Temperature Control Guide
Pressing the or _i,:, pads adjusts the controls
Refrigerator too warm Set the Refrigerator control
to the desired setting.
to next higher number by
The temperature control range for both pressing the _ pad.
compartments is 1 through 7 (coldest).
Refrigerator too cold Set the Refrigerator control
Set the Freezer control on 4. to next lower number by
pressing the _ pad.
* Set the Refrigerator control on 4.
Freezer too warm Set the Freezer control to
. Let the refrigerator run at least 8 to 12 hours before
adding food. next higher number by
pressing the _pad.
Warm Cabinet Surfaces Freezer too cold Set the Freezer control to
next lower number by
At times, the front of the refrigerator cabinet may be
pressing the_ pad.
warm to the touch. This is a normal occurrence that
helps prevent moisture from condensing on the Turn control OFF Press the Refrigerator or
cabinet. This condition will be more noticeable when freezer ,_ pad until a dash
you first start the refrigerator, during hot weather and (-) appears in the display.
after excessive or lengthy door openings.
Shelves To Remove:

Completely unload the shelf and pull the shelf forward.

When the shelf stops, press up on the tabs located
underneath its outside edges, then continue pulling
forward, clear of the frame.

To install:

Align the shelf to the frame and push it all the way
back. (There is no need to depress the tabs for

In ordinary use, the Elevator TM shelf frame assembly

does not require removal. Though unlikely, and not
recommended, the correct removal procedure is as

Your refrigerator has either Spill-Catcheff Mor non- To Remove:

sealed Shelves. The Spill-Catcher TM shelves have a spill
Unload the shelf completely.
retainer edge which allows for easier clean up and
some are equipped with the Easy Glide TM slide out Remove glass shelf by pulling forward. When shelf
feature. To slide out (select models), grasp the front of stops lift up and continue pulling forward.
the shelf and pull forward. Push in the shelf to return
Manually move the two rear latches toward the shelf
to the original position.
To Remove a Shelf:
While supporting the entire shelf and frame from
Slightly tilt up the underneath, lift slightly and rotate the assembly
front and lift up the approximately 30 to allow the rear mechanism to
rear of the shelf, then clear the vertical rear side rails.
pull the shelf straight
out. The entire assembly can then be moved forward and
clear of the refrigerator compartment.
To Lock the Shelf into Another Position:
To Install:
Tilt up the front edge of the shelf.
Reverse the removal procedure. Be sure the shelf is
Insert the hooks into the desired frame openings and in a level position.
let the shelf settle into place.
When the sliding shelf is pushed to the rear, it will
Be sure the shelf is securely locked at the rear. reposition the rear latches to their correct operating
Elevator TM Shelf (select models)

The fresh food compartment is equipped with an

Elevator TM shelf. (style may vary)

This shelf can be adjusted up or down without having

to be unloaded of its contents. To adjust an Elevator TM
shelf, pull out the knob on the crank handle. Rotate the
crank clockwise to raise the height of the shelf, and
FrameAssembly Slide Out
counterclockwise to lower the height of the shelf.
EasyGlidd _ Shelf

i vertical
Note: Do not
rails, raiseshelf
as the the may
shelf become
to the very top of the
To install:
Door Storage
Repeat above instructions in reverse order.
Dairy Compartment
The Dairy Compartment provides
Snack Drawer (select models)
convenient door storage for The Snack Drawer can be used for ill
spreadable items such as butter storage of miscellaneous items or
and margarine. This compartment extra produce.
can be moved to different locations to accommodate
storage needs. To use the dairy compartment, raise the To Remove:
cover. Pull drawer out to full extension. Tilt
To Remove: front of drawer and pull straight out.
To Install:
Raise the cover, pull upward and tilt out.
To Install: Insert drawer into frame rails and push back into
Reverse above procedure.

Beverage Chiller ,M
Door Buckets
(select models)
Door Buckets can be moved to meet storage
needs. The Beverage Chiller T" keeps
beverages and other items cooler
To Remove: than the rest of the fresh food
section. A cold air inlet allows air from the freezer
Slide bucket up and pull straight
out. section to pass into the beverage chiller.
The Beverage Chille Mcontrol is located
To Install: on the left wall of the fresh food
Slide bucket in and down until firmly seated in the compartment. The control adjusts the
door liner. amount of cold air allowed in to the
beverage chiller. For a cooler temperature
Full=Width Door Shelf in the Beverage Chiller TMslide the control
Full-Width Door Shelf removes for easy cleaning.
To Remove:
To Remove:
First remove the pick off
Slide shelf up and pull shelf to the left of the
straight out. Beverage Chille M.
To Install: Firmly hold each side of
beverage chiller, lift up
Reverse above procedure.
and away from door liner.

Storage Drawers To Install:

Crisper Top
The Crisper Top serves as the lower fresh food shelf.

To Remove the Crisper Top:

Reverse above procedure.

Remove crisper drawers as indicated on page 11.

Place hand under the frame to push up the glass. Lift

glass out.

Lift frame from refrigerator liner rails.

Humidity=Controlled Crisper Drawers Notes:
The Crisper Drawers provide a higher humidity
* Cold air directed to the drawer can decrease
environment for fresh fruit and vegetable storage.
refrigerator temperature. Refrigerator control may
Controls need to be adjusted.

The Crisper Controls regulate the amount of humidity * Do not place leafy vegetables in the drawer.
in the crisper drawer. Slide the control toward the Fruit Colder temperatures could damage leafy produce.
setting when storing produce with outer skins. Slide
the control toward the Vegetable setting when storing To Remove:
leafy produce.
* Lift lid (select models}. Pull drawer out to full
Vegetables Q o Fruit extension. Tilt up front of drawer and pull straight
%_ high
Controlled low @ To Install:

To Remove: Push metal glide rails to the back of the refrigerator

(select models}. Place drawer onto rails and slide
* Pull drawer out to full extension. Tilt up front of drawer back until it falls into place.
drawer and pull straight out.
Some models feature a divider to organize the drawer
To Install: into sections.

* Insert drawer into frame rails and push back into To Remove:
* Pull drawer completely out and raise the front of the
divider to unhook it from the rear wall of the drawer
and lift it out.
j tightly
Note: closed.
For best results, keep the crisper drawers
To Install:

Temperature=Controlled Drawer * Hook back of divider over rear wall of the drawer and

(select models) lower into place.

The dell drawer is a full-width drawer with adjustable Accessories (select models)
temperature control. This drawer can be used for large
party trays, dell items, beverages or miscellaneous Wine Trivet/Can Rack
The Wine Trivet/Can Rack
There is a temperature control which adjusts the
accessory fits in the dell drawer or
amount of cold air allowed into the drawer. The
on a shelf.
control is located on the right side of the drawer.
Depending on your model, it is either on the front of Bottles or cans can be laid
the drawer or under the lid. crosswise, or a single bottle may be _,_

laid in the center depression.

Set the control to cheese or _ to provide a normal
refrigerator temperature. Set the drawer on the Egg Cradle
meats or _ setting when a temperature colder than
The Egg Cradle (style may vary/select models} holds a
the main refrigerator compartment is desired. Use the
"dozen-plus" eggs. It can be removed to carry to work
coldest setting when storing meats.
area or to be washed.

Shelves and Baskets Models with pullout freezer drawer:

Models with swing freezer door:

Freezer Shelf Cselect models)

Select models have a shelf divider.

To Remove: Upper Wire Basket

* Pull shelf out to full To Remove:
extension. Tilt up front of
shelf and pull straight out. ,, Pull upper basket out to full extension and lift out to
To Install:
To Install:
,, insert shelf into freezer liner rails and push to back
* Slide upper basket into freezer. Make sure that rear
of compartment.
of basket hooks behind rail catch.

Wire Basket (select models)

To Remove:

* Pull basket out to full

extension. Tilt up front of
basket and pull straight out.
ACCeSSOries [select models]
To Install:

* Insert basket into freezer liner rails and push back Ice Cube Tray
into place.
The Ice Cube Tray provides an area
to freeze cubes for manual
Freezer Door Shelf (select models)
dispensing of ice.
The Freezer Door Shelf provides To release ice cubes from tray, hold tray upside down
convenient storage for frozen food
over a storage container and twist both ends of tray
items in freezer door. until cubes release.
To Remove:
The Ice Service Rack (select models} holds the ice
. Lift shelf from side liner tabs and pul cube tray.
To install:
To Install:
Slide L-shaped groove of shelf
,, Fit ends of shelf o=1liner tabs and slide down. down over back wall screw.
Push rack back until screw is
stopped in L-shaped groove
[1]. Slide front portion of shelf
over front wall screw [2].

To Remove:

Perform above steps in reverse order.

Fresh Food Storage Frozen Food Storage
The fresh food compartment of a refrigerator should * The freezer compartment of a refrigerator should be
be kept between 1-4 C with an optimum kept at approximately -18 C. To check the
temperature of 3 C. To check the temperature, place temperature, place an appliance thermometer
an appliance thermometer in a glass of water and between the frozen packages and check after 2/4
place in the center of the refrigerator. Check after 24 hours. If the temperature is above -18 C, adjust the
hours. If the temperature is above 4 C adjust the control as described on page 7.
controls as explained on page 7.
A freezer operates more efficiently when it is at least
* Avoid overcrowding the refrigerator shelves. This two-thirds full.
reduces the circulation of air around the food and
results in uneven cooling. Packaging Foods for Freezing
To minimize dehydration and quality deterioration use
Fruits and Vegetables
aluminum foil, freezer wrap, freezer bags or airtight
Storage in the crisper drawers traps humidity to help containers. Force as much air out of the packages as
preserve the fruit and vegetable quality for longer possible and be sure they are tightly sealed. Trapped
time periods (see page 10). air can cause the food to dry out, change color and
develop an off-flavor (freezer burn).
Sort fruits and vegetables before storage and use
bruised or soft items first. Discard those showing Overwrap fresh meats and poultry with suitable
signs of decay. freezer wrap prior to freezing.

Always wrap odorous foods such as onions and Do not refreeze meat that has completely thawed.
cabbage so the odor does not transfer to other foods.

While vegetables need a certain amount of humidity

Loading the Freezer
to remain fresh, too much humidity can shorten Avoid adding too much warm food to the freezer at
storage times (especially leafy vegetables). Drain one time. This overloads the freezer, slows the rate of
vegetables well before storing. freezing and can raise the temperature of frozen
Wait to wash fresh produce until right before use.
Leave space between the packages so cold air can
Meat and Cheese circulate freely, allowing food to freeze as quickly as
Raw meat and poultry should be wrapped securely
so leakage and contamination of other foods or Avoid storing hard-to-freeze foods such as ice cream
surfaces does not occur. and orange juice on the freezer door shelves. These
foods are best stored in the freezer interior where the
Occasionally mold will develop on the surface of
temperature varies less with door openings.
hard cheeses (Swiss, Cheddar, Parmesan). Cut off at
least an inch around and below the moldy area. Keep
your knife or instrument out of the mold itself. Do
not try to save individual cheese slices, soft cheese,
cottage cheese, cream, sour cream or yogurt when
mold appears.

Dairy Food
Most dairy foods such as milk, yogurt, sour cream
and cottage cheese have freshness dates on their
cartons for appropriate length of storage. Store these
foods in the original carton and refrigerate
immediately after purchasing and after each use.

Care Cleaning

Refrigerator Cleaning Chart

Smooth or Textured Painted Abrasive or harsh cleaners Use 4 tablespoons of baking soda dissolved in 1
Doors and Exterior Ammonia quart (1 liter} warm, soapy water.
(select models) Chlorine bleach Rinse surfaces with clean, warm water and dry
Damage to finish due to improper Concentrated detergents immediately to avoid water spots.
or solvents
use of cleaning products or
non-recommended products Metal or plastic-textured
is not covered under this scouring pads
product's warranty.

Cabinet Interior

Stainless Steel Doors Abrasive or harsh cleaners Use warm, soapy water and a soft, clean cloth or
and Exterior (select models) Ammonia sponge.
Important: Chlorine bleach Rinse surfaces with clean, warm water and dry
Damage to stainless steel Concentrated detergents or immediately to avoid water spots.
finish due to improper use solvents To polish and help prevent fingerprints, follow with
of cleaning products or Metal or plastic-textured Stainless Steel Magic Spray {part no. 20000008"}.
non-recommended products scouring pads
is net covered under this Vinegar-based products
product's warranty. Citrus-based cleaners

Boor Gaskets Abrasive or harsh cleaners Use warm, soapy water and a soft, clean cloth or
Metal or plastic-textured sponge.
scouring pads

Condenser Coil Anything other than a vacuum Use a vacuum cleaner hose nozzle.
Remove base grille to access. cleaner
Condenser Fan Outlet Grille Use a vacuum cleaner hose nozzle with brush
See back of refrigerator. attachment.

Accessories A dishwasher Follow removal and installationinstructionsfrom

Shelves, buckets, appropriate feature section,
drawers, etc. Allow items to adjust to room temperature.
Dilute mild detergent and use a soft, clean cloth or
sponge for cleaning.
Use a plastic bristle brush to get into crevices. Rinse
surfaces with clean, warm water.
Dry glass and clear items immediately to avoid spots.

Removing Odors From Energy Saving Tips
Refrigerator Avoid overcrowding refrigerator shelves. This reduces
air circulation around food and causes refrigerator to
run longer.

Avoid adding too much warm food to refrigerator at

one time. This overloads compartments and slows
rate of cooling.

Do not use aluminum foil, wax paper, or paper

toweling as shelf liners. This decreases air flow and
1. Remove all food and turn the refrigerator OFF. causes refrigerator to run less efficiently.
2. Disconnect power to the refrigerator. A freezer that is two-thirds full runs most efficiently.
3. Clean the walls, floor, ceiling of cabinet interior, Locate refrigerator in coolest part of room. Avoid
drawers, shelves and gaskets according to the areas of direct sunlight, or near heating ducts,
instructions on page 13. registers or other heat producing appliances. If this is
4. Dilute mild detergent and brush solution into not possible, isolate exterior by using a section of
crevices using a plastic bristle brush. Let stand for cabinet.

five minutes. Rinse surfaces with warm water. Dry Clean door gaskets every three months according to
surfaces with a soft, clean cloth. cleaning instructions. This will assure that door seals
5. Wash and dry all bottles, containers and jars. properly and refrigerator runs efficiently.
Discard spoiled or expired items. Take time to organize items in refrigerator to reduce
6. Wrap or store odor-causing foods in tightly sealed time that door is open.
containers to prevent recurring odors. Be sure your doors are closing securely by leveling
7. Reconnect power to refrigerator and return food to refrigerator as instructed in your installation
refrigerator. instructions.

8. Allow the refrigerator to cool. Clean condenser coils as indicated in the cleaning
instructions every three months. This will increase
9. After 24 hours, check if odor has been eliminated.
energy efficiency and cooling performance.
If odor is still present:

1. Remove drawers and place o=1top shelf of


2. Pack refrigerator and freezer sections - including

doors - with crumpled sheets of black and white

3. Place charcoal briquettes randomly on crumpled

newspaper in both freezer and refrigerator

4. Close doors and let stand 24 to 48 hours.

Replacing Light Bulbs Freezer [style of light shield varies[}

1. Reach behind the light


. With firm pressure, press

forward on the notches at
the back of the cover and
pull down. The cover will
open from the back.
3. Remove the cover.

4. Remove light bulb.

5. Replace bulb with

appliance bulb no
greater than 40 watts.

. Insert front tabs of light

Fresh Food Section cover into slots in freezer
[style of light shield varies) liner and snap rear
portion over light
. Slide clear light shield
toward back of assembly until rear tab
compartment to release
from light assembly.

2. Remove light bulbs.

3. Replace with appliance

bulbs no greater than 40 watts.

. Replace light shield by aligning edge of shield with

control housing. Slide shield toward front of
refrigerator until it locks into place on 'T' shape
locking tab. Do not force shield beyond locking
point. Doing so may damage light shield.

Preparing for Vacation Upon your return:
After a short vacation or absence:

For models with automatic ice makers:

Reconnect the water supply and turn on supply valve.

Monitor water connection for 24 hours and correct
leaks if necessary.

Restart the ice maker.

For short vacations or absences (three months or Discard at least the first three ice harvests.
After a long vacation or absence:
1. Remove all perishables.
If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker,
2. If no one will be checking in on the refrigerator reconnect the water supply and turn on supply valve.
during your absence, remove all frozen items also.
Plug the refrigerator back in and reset controls
3. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: (see page 8).
Shut off the water supply to the ice maker at Monitor water connection for 24 hours and correct
least one day ahead of time. leaks, if necessary.
After the last load of ice drops, raise the wire Restart the ice maker.
shut off arm to the OFF position.
Discard ice produced within the first 12 hours (at
Empty the ice bin. least the first three harvests).
4. If the room temperature will drop below 13 C,
follow the instructions for longer absences.
Preparing to move:
For long vacations, absences (more than three
* Follow the above instructions for long
months) OR if the room temperature will drop vacations/absences, through step 6.
below 13 C:
, Secure all loose items such as shelves and drawers
1. Remove food.
by taping them securely in place to prevent damage.
2. if your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker:
, Tape the doors shut.
Shut off the water supply to the ice maker at * Use an appliance dolly when moving the refrigerator.
least one day ahead of time. ALWAYS truck the refrigerator from its side or back
After the last load of ice drops, raise the wire - NEVER from its front.
shut off arm to the OFF position.
* Be sure the refrigerator stays in an upright position
Empty the ice bin. during moving.

3. Turn the Freezer control to OFF.

4. Unplug the refrigerator.

5. Thoroughly clean the interior of both compartments

with a baking soda solution and a clean, soft cloth
(four tablespoons of baking soda in one quart of
warm wate0.

6. Dry thoroughly.

7. Leave the doors open to prevent the formation of

mold and mildew.

jj OperatingSounds
Improvements in refrigeration design may produce sounds in your new refrigerator that are different or were not
present in an older model. These improvements were made to create a refrigerator that is better at preserving food,
is more energy efficient, and is quieter overall. Because new refrigerators run quieter, sounds may be detected that
were present in older refrigerators, but were masked by higher sound levels. Many of these sounds are normal.
Please note that the surfaces adjacent to a refrigerator, such as hard walls, floors and cabinetry may make these
sounds seem even louder. The following are some of the normal sounds that may be noticed in a new refrigerator.

Clicking Freezer control (A) clicks when starting or Normal operation

stopping compressor.

Motorized device (B) sounds like an electric * Normal operation

clock and snaps in and out.

Air rushing or Freezer fan (C) and condenser fan (D) make Normal operation
whirring this noise while operating.

Gurgling or Evaporator (E) and heat exchanger (F) Normal operation

boiling sound refrigerant makes this noise when flowing.

Thumping Ice cubes from ice maker (select models) drop Normal operation
into ice bucket (G).

Vibrating noise Compressor (H) makes a pulsating sound Normal operation

while running.

Refrigerator is not level. See pages 3-/4 for details on how to

level your refrigerator.

Buzzing Ice maker water valve (I) hookup (select Normal operation
models) buzzes when ice maker fills with

Humming Ice maker (J) is in the 'on' position without Stop sound by raising ice maker arm
water connection, to OFF position.

Compressor (H) can make a high-pitched hum * Normal operation

while operating.

or operational.Deftst
heater (K) hisses, sizzles or pops when Normal


Freezer control and Refrigerator is in defrost mode. Normal operation.

lights are on, but Wait 40 minutes to see if refrigerator restarts.
compressor is not
Crisper drawer Control settings are too low. See page 7 to adjust controls.
temperature is too

Refrigerator does Refrigerator is not plugged in. Plug in refrigerator.

not operate Control is not on. See page 7 to adjust your controls.
Fuse is blown, or circuit breaker needs Replace any blown fuses.
to be reset. Check circuit breaker and reset, if necessary.
Power outage has occurred. Call local power company listing to report outage.
Refrigerator stiU Refrigerator is malfunctioning. Unplug refrigerator and transfer food to another
won't operate refrigerator. If another refrigerator is not available,
place dry ice in freezer section to preserve food.
Warranty does not cover food loss.
Contact service for assistance.
Food temperature Condenser coils are dirty. Clean according to the chart on page 13.
is too cold Refrigerator or freezer controls are set See page 8 to adjust your controls.
too high.
Food temperature Door is not closing properly. Refrigerator is not level. See page 3 for details on how
is too warm to level your refrigerator.
Check gaskets for proper seal. Clean, if necessary,
according to the chart on page 13.
Check for internal obstructions that are keeping door
from closing properly (i.e. improperly closed drawers,
ice buckets, oversized or improperly stored
containers, etc.)
Controls need to be adjusted. See page 8 to adjust your controls.
Condenser coils are dirty. Clean according to the chart on page 13.
Rear air grille is blocked. Check the positioning of food items in refrigerator to
make sure grille is not blocked. Rear air grilles are
located under crisper drawers.
Door has been opened frequently, or has Reduce time door is open.
been opened for long periods of time. Organize food items efficiently to assure door is open
for as short a time as possible.
Food has recently been added. Allow time for recently added food to reach
refrigerator or freezer temperature.
Refrigerator has Compartment is dirty or has odor- Clean according to instructions on page 14.
an odor causing food.
Water droplets Check gaskets for proper seal. Clean according to the chart on page 13.
form on outside Humidity levels are high. Normal during times of high humidity.
of refrigerator Controls require adjustment. See page 7 to adjust your controls.


Water droplets form Humidity levels are high or door has See page 8 to adjust your controls.
on inside of been been opened frequently. Reduce time door is open.
refrigerator Organize food items efficiently to assure door is open
for as short a time as possible.
Check gaskets for proper seal. Clean, if necessary, according to the chart on page 13.

Refrigerator or ice Normal operation. See page 17

maker makes
unfamiliar sounds
or seems too loud
Crisper drawers Contents of drawer, or positioning of Reposition food items and containers to avoid
do not close freely items in the surrounding compartment interference with the drawers.
could be obstructing drawer.
Drawer is not in proper position. See page 10 for proper drawer placement.
Refrigerator is not level. See page 3 for details on how to level your
Drawer channels are dirty or need Clean drawer channels with warm, soapy water.
treatment. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
Apply a thin layer of petroleum jelly to drawer
Refrigerator runs Doors have been opened frequently or Reduce time door is open.
too frequently for long periods of time. Organize food items efficiently to assure door is open
for as short a time as possible.
Allow interior environment to adjust for period the
door has been opened.
Humidity or heat in surrounding area is Normal operation.
Food has recently been added. Allow time for recently added food to reach
refrigerator or freezer temperature.
Refrigerator is exposed to heat by Evaluate your refrigerator's environment. Refrigerator
environment or by appliances nearby. may need to be moved to run more efficiently.
Condenser coils are dirty. Clean, if necessary, according to the chart on page 13.
Controls need to be adjusted. See page 8 to adjust your controls.
Door is not closing properly. Refrigerator is not level. See page 3 for details on how
to level your refrigerator.
Check gaskets for proper seal.
Clean, if necessary, according to the chart on page 13.
Check for internal obstructions that are keeping door
from closing properly (i.e. improperly closed drawers,
ice buckets, oversized or improperly stored
containers, etc.)
Normal Operation See Operating Sounds on page 1Z


Refrigerator is Supply tubing was used to complete The manufacturer recommends using copper tubing
leaking water water connection, for installation. Plastic is less durable and can cause
leakage. The manufacturer is not responsible for
property damage due to improper installation or
water connection.

hnproper water valve was installed. Check water connection procedure. Self-piercing and
0.5 cm saddle valves cause low water pressure and
may clog the line over time. The manufacturer is not
responsible for property damage due to improper
installation or water connection.

Ice forms in inlet Water pressure is low. Water pressure must be between 137 to 689 kpa to
tube to ice maker function properly.
Freezer temperature is too high. Adjust Freezer control (see page 8). Freezer is
recommended to be approximately -18 C.

Part No. 12828145 Litho U.S.A.