About the ice and water dispenser.
Important Facts About Your Dispenser
Do not add ice from trays or bags to the storage bin. It may
not crush or dispense well.
Avoid overfilling glass with ice and use of narrow glasses.
Backed-up ice can jam the chute or cause the door in the
chute to freeze shut. If ice is blocking the chute, poke it
through with a wooden spoon.
Beverages and foods should not be quick-chilled in the ice
storage bin. Cans, bottles or food packages in the storage bin
may cause the icemaker or auger to jam.
To keep dispensed ice from missing the glass, put the glass
close to, but not touching, the dispenser opening.
To Use the Dispenser
Press the glass gently against the top of the
The spill shelf is not self-draining. To reduce
water spotting, the shelf and its grille should be
Locking the Dispenser
pads for 3 seconds to lock the
dispenser and control panel. To
unlock, press and hold the key
pads again for 3 seconds.
to Lock Control
Ice Storage Drawer on Dispenser Models
Slide the icemaker power switch to the OFF position.
Pull the drawer straight out and then lift past the stop
When replacing the drawer, make sure to push it firmly
into place. If it does not go all the way back, remove it
and rotate the drive mechanism 1/4 turn. Then push
the drawer back again.
(On some models.)
If no water is dispensed when the refrigerator
is first installed, there may be air in the water
line system. Press the dispenser arm for at
least two minutes to remove trapped air from
the water line and to fill the water system. To
flush out impurities in the water line, throw
away the first six glassfuls of water.
other objects into the ice crusher discharge
(on some models)
Some crushed ice may be dispensed even though you
selected Cubed. This happens occasionally when a few cubes
have been left in the crusher.
After crushed ice is dispensed, some water may drip from the
Sometimes a small mound of snow will form on the door in
the ice chute. This condition is normal and usually occurs
when you have dispensed crushed ice repeatedly. The snow
will eventually evaporate.
The first glass of water dispensed may be warmer than the
following ones. This is normal.
Dispensed water is not ice cold. For colder water, simply add
crushed ice or cubes before dispensing water.
Never put fingers or any
This pad turns the light in the
dispenser on and off. The light also
comes on when the dispenser
cradle is pressed. If this light burns
out, it should be replaced with a 6
watt maximum, 12 volt DC bulb.