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Condenser; Behind Refrigerator - GE 19 Use And Care & Installation Manual

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The door handles and trim can be cleaned with a
cloth dampened with a solution of mild liquid
Don't use wax on the door handles and trim.
Keep the finish clean.
Wipe with a clean cloth lightly
dampened with kitchen appliance wax or mild liquid
cloth. Do not wipe the refrigerator with a soiled dishwashing
cloth or wet towel. These may leave a residue that can erode
the paint. Do not use scouring pads, powdered cleaners,
bleach or cleaners containing bleach because these products
can scratch and weaken the paint finish.
Inside
Inside the fresh food and freezer compartments should
be cleaned at least once a year. Unplug the refrigerator
before cleaning. If this is not practical, wring excess
moisture out of sponge or cloth when cleaning around
switches, lights or controls.
Use warm water and baking soda solution—about a
tablespoon of baking
soda to a
cleans and neutralizes odors. Rinse thoroughly with water
and wipe dry.
Other parts of the refrigerator-including door gaskets,
meat and vegetable drawers, ice storage bin and all
plastic parts-an be cleaned the same way. After
cleaning door gaskets, apply
jelly to the door gaskets at the hinge side. This helps keep
the door gaskets from sticking and bending out of shape.
Do not use cleansing powders or other abrasive cleaners.
Avoid cleaning cold glass shelves and glass storage
drawers with hot water because the extreme temperature
difference may cause them to break.

Behind Refrigerator

Care should be taken in moving your refrigerator
away from the wall. All types of floor coverings can
be damaged, particularly cushioned coverings and
those with embossed surfaces. Pull the refrigerator
straight out and return it to position by pushing it
straight in. Moving your refrigerator in a side
direction may result in damage to your floor
covering or refrigerator.
quart of water. This both
a
thin layer of petroleum
Protect the paint finish.
the refrigerator is a high quality, baked-on paint finish.
With proper care, it will stay new-looking and rust-free
for years. Apply a coat of kitchetiappliance wax when
the refrigerator is new and then at least twice a year.
Appliance Polish Wax & Cleaner (Cat. No.
and Parts Centers.
To help prevent odors, leave an open box of baking soda
in the rear of the refrigerator, on the top shelf. Change the
box every 3 months. An open box of baking soda in the
freezer will absorb stale freezer odors.
plastic pati from your
refrigerator in your autamatic dishwasher.
Drain opening in freezer compartment. During yearly
cleaning, remove bottom freezer basket and flush a
solution of baking soda (1 teaspoon) and 2 cups of hot
(not boiling) water through the drain line with the help of
a meat baster. This will help eliminate odor and reduce
the likelihood of a clogged drain line.
If drain becomes clogged,
use a meat baster and baking-
soda-and-water solution to
force the clog through the
drain line.

Condenser

For most efficient operation,
you will need to keep the
condenser clean. Remove the
base grille and either sweep
away or vacuum up dust that is
readily accessible. For best
results, use a brush specially
designed for this purpose. It is
at most appliance parts stores. This easy
available
cleaning operation should be done at least once a year.
The finish on the outside of
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Condenser
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