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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Refrigerator user manual This manual is made with 100 % recycled paper. imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. Free Standing Appliance 14. 5. 17. 10:30 DA68-03029A-02.indb 1...

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    TROUBLESHOOTING ………………………………………………………………… 38 Safety information SAFETY INFORMATION CAUTION Before using your new Samsung French Door Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in Refrigerator, please read this manual thoroughly to minor personal injury or property damage. ensure that you know how to operate the features and functions that your new appliance offers safely and efficiently.

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    • Do not install this appliance in a humid, oily, WARNING or dusty location , or in a location exposed to direct sunlight or water (rain, etc.). CRITICAL INSTALLATION • Do not install this appliance in a location where WARNINGS gas may leak.

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    grounding plug and a 3-slot receptacle that will - Overload on any one door may fell the accept the plug on the appliance. refrigerator, causing physical injury. The marked rating of the extension cord should • We strongly recommend you have a qualified be AC 115-120 V, 10 A, or more.

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    • Do not damage the refrigerant circuit. • If you experience difficulty changing a non-LED • Do not spray volatile material such as light, contact a Samsung service center. insecticide onto the surface of the appliance. • If the product is equipped with LED Lamps, do...

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    3rd party on this finished appliance are not covered • If the product is flooded, make sure to under Samsung warranty service, nor is contact your nearest service center. Samsung responsible for safety issues - There is a risk of electric shock or fire.

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    CAUTION WARNING CLEANING CAUTIONS CRITICAL DISPOSAL WARNINGS • DANGER : Risk of child entrapment. • Do not spray water directly on the inside or outside the refrigerator. Before you throw away your old - There is a risk of fire or electric shock. refrigerator or freezer: •...

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    ADDITIONAL TIPS FOR Saving Energy Tips PROPER USAGE - Install the appliance in a cool, dry room with adequate ventilation. • In the event of a power failure, call the local Ensure that it is not exposed to direct sunlight office of your Electricity Company and ask how and never put it near a direct source of heat (a long it is going to last.

  • Page 9: Getting Ready To Install

    Setting up your French Door Refrigerator GETTING READY TO INSTALL THE REFRIGERATOR Congratulations on your purchase of this Samsung French Door Refrigerator. We hope you enjoy the state-of-art features and efficiencies that this new appliance offers. Selecting the best location for the...

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    ACCESSORIES AND REQUIRED CAUTION TOOLS When moving your refrigerator The following accessories are included with your To prevent floor damage, be sure the front refrigerator: adjusting legs are in the up position (above the floor). Refer to ‘Leveling the Refrigerator’ on page 14. Hex wrench Fastener Flat-blade screw...

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    REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR With the door opened DOORS 1. Remove 3 screws holding down the TOP TABLE ( 1 ) and separate the connected wires. For some installations, you need to remove the fridge and freezer drawers so you can move the refrigerator to its final location.

  • Page 12: Reattaching The Refrigerator Doors

    4. Lift the door straight up to remove. REATTACHING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS To reattach the fridge doors after you have moved the fridge to its final location, assemble the parts in reverse order. 1. The Water Line must be fully inserted into the center of the transparent coupler (Type A) or the Guide Lines (Type B) to prevent water leakage from the dispenser.

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    3. Take out the lower basket ( 2 ) by lifting the CAUTION basket up from the rail system. Make sure that you mount the freezer basket in the right position when removing / installing the freezer door. Failing to do so may result in the door not opening or closing properly.

  • Page 14: Leveling The Refrigerator

    LEVELING THE REFRIGERATOR CAUTION Make sure the refrigerator is level so that you can The refrigerator on an uneven floor may tilt. make final adjustments. To prevent this, adjust the leg so that it contacts Use a level to test if the refrigerator is level both the floor.

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    1. Pull out the freezer drawer ( 1 ) to reveal the MAKING MINOR ADJUSTMENTS lower hinge ( 2 ). BETWEEN OUT DOOR AND IN DOOR 2. Insert the supplied allen wrench (5/32” (4 mm)) ( 3 ) into the shaft ( 4 ) of the lower hinge. After raising the out door, insert the supplied SHIM HINGE MIDDLE in the gap between the OUT 3.

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    INSTALLING THE WATER 3. Connect the water line installation kit to the shut off valve. DISPENSER LINE A water dispenser with a filter is one of the helpful features on your new refrigerator. Cold water line To help promote better health, the water filter Water line installation kit removes unwanted particles from your water.

  • Page 17: Completing The Set Up

    1. Connect the household water line to the COMPLETING THE SET UP assembled compression fitting. Now that you have your new refrigerator installed - If you are using copper tubing, slip the in place, you are ready to set up and enjoy the compression nut ( B ) (not supplied) and features and functions of the appliance.

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    Operating your French Door Refrigerator USING THE CONTROL PANEL ( 1 ) Freezer / Power Freeze (3 sec) The Freezer button serves two purposes: - To set the Freezer to your desired RF28HDEDB* temperature. - To turn the Power Freeze function on and off. 1.

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    ( 2 ) Alarm / Filter Reset (3 sec) ( 3 ) Energy Saver The Alarm button serves two purposes: Touching this button turns Energy Saver mode on and off. - To turn the door open alarm on and off. When you turn Energy Saver on, the - To reset the water filter life indicator.

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    ( 6 ) ( 5 ) Lighting / °C↔°F (3 sec) Ice Maker Off / Control Lock (3 sec) (11) The Lighting button serves two purposes: The Ice Maker Off button serves two - To turn the dispenser light on and off. purposes: - To switch the temperature units - To turn the Ice maker on and off.

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    To save electricity, the Panel Display turns off (10) Control Lock automatically under the following conditions: When The Control Lock icon lights when you’ve no button has been pressed, when no doors activated the Control Lock function. are open, or when no Dispenser Lever has been Press and hold the Ice Maker Off / Control pushed.

  • Page 22: Changing The Water Filter

    This is normal. Be sure the replacement water filter has To minimize the water leaks, keep the filter the SAMSUNG logo on the box and on the cartridge horizontal when you pull it. water filter.

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    Removing any residual matter inside the Reverse Osmosis Water Supply water supply line after installing the water IMPORTANT: filter. The pressure of the water supply coming out of a reverse osmosis system going to the water inlet 1. Turn ON the water supply if you turned it off valve of the refrigerator needs to be between 35 when you installed the water filter.

  • Page 24: Controlling The Temperature

    CONTROLLING THE Keep in mind that foods such as ice cream may/ melt at 4 °F (or -15.5 °C). TEMPERATURE The temperature display will move sequentially from -8 °F to 5 °F (or from -23 °C to -15 °C). Basic temperature of Freezer and fridge compartments Controlling the fridge temperature The basic and recommended temperatures of the Freezer and Fridge compartments are 0 °F and...

  • Page 25: Using The Ice Dispenser

    • If you have selected cubed ice, when you press If the blinking continues for a long period of the lever, the dispenser may dispense a small time, please contact a Samsung Electronics amount of crushed ice first. Service Center.

  • Page 26: Ice Making

    Ice Making If you use all the ice at once, you must repeat Steps 2 and 3 under Ice Making. To fill the ice bucket to maximum capacity after However, only wait 8 hours before installation, follow these steps: dispensing the first 4 to 6 ice cubes. This will replenish the ice cubes and 1.

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    Going on vacation... Water clouding phenomenon All water provided to the refrigerator flows If you are going on a long vacation or business trip through the core filter which is an alkaline and won’t use the water or ice dispensers for a water filter.

  • Page 28: Parts And Features

    If you close one door with too much force, the other door may open. When the door opens, the interlock switch automatically turns off the auger motor in the ice maker for safety reasons. When the interior or exterior LED lamp has gone out, please contact Samsung Customer Support. English - 28 14.

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    USING THE COOL SELECT The Pantry Selection Button PANTRY™ 1. When you select “Deli”, the temperature of the pantry will be kept around 41 °F (or 5 °C). The Cool Select Pantry™ is a full-width drawer This feature helps keep food fresh for a long with adjustable temperature control.

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    REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR ACCESSORIES 1. Door Bins • Door Bins ( 1 ) - To remove : Simply lift the bin up and pull straight out. - To relocate : Slide it in above the desired location and push down until it stops. •...

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    How to use the Multi Supporter 2. Tempered Glass shelves - To remove : Tilt up the front of the shelf in the direction shown ( 1 ) and lift it up vertically ( 2 ). 1. When not in use, leave the Multi Supporter Pull the shelf out.

  • Page 32: Using The Doors

    To remove the door bins 4. Cool Select Pantry - To remove the pantry : Pull the pantry out to • Simply lift each bin up and pull straight out. full extension. Tilt up the front side of the pantry and pull straight out.

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    REMOVING THE FREEZER 4. Freezer Drawer - To remove the freezer drawer : Pull the ACCESSORIES freezer drawer out fully. Tilt up the rear of the bin and lift it out to remove. 1. Freezer Room Guard - To relocate the freezer drawer : Place the bin - To remove : Remove the freezer room guard into the rail assembly.

  • Page 34: Cleaning The Refrigerator

    CLEANING THE REFRIGERATOR CAUTION Caring for your Samsung French Door Refrigerator Do not spray water directly on the refrigerator. prolongs the life of your appliance and helps keep Use a clean, damp cloth to clean. the refrigerator free of odor and germs.

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    Cleaning the Rubber door seals If the rubber door seals are dirty, the doors may not close properly, and the refrigerator will not operate efficiently. Keep the door seals free of dust or stains by cleaning the doors with a mild detergent and damp cloth.

  • Page 36: Food Storage Tips

    FOOD STORAGE TIPS Foods Refrigerator Freezer Storage Tips DAIRY PRODUCTS Butter 2-3 Weeks 6-9 Months Wrap or cover tightly. Check date code. Most milk and similar products are sold in date-coded cartons that indicate a Milk 1-2 Weeks Not recommended products’s peak freshness.

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    Foods Refrigerator Freezer Storage Tips Shellfish Shrimp (uncooked) 1-2 Days 12 Months To freeze, package in vapor-proof and moisture- Crab 3-5 Days 10 Months proof container. Cooked Fish or Shellfish 2-3 Days 3 Months MEAT Fresh, Uncooked Chops 2-4 Days 6-12 Months Ground 1 Day...

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    Troubleshooting PROBLEM SOLUTION The refrigerator • Check if the power plug is properly connected. • Check if the set temperature on the digital display is warmer than the freezer or fridge does not work at inner temperature. If it is, set the refrigerator colder. all or it does not •...

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    PROBLEM SOLUTION Auto close system • Is there an imbalance between the right and left parts of the door? • Open and close the door smoothly 1~2 times. does not work with After you do this, the auto close system usually works properly again. the freezer door.

  • Page 40: Warranty On Samsung Refrigerator

    Samsung or Samsung authorized service center. Samsung will repair or replace any part found to be defective, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or reconditioned parts during the limited warranty period specified above. All replaced parts and products become the property of Samsung and must be returned to Samsung.

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    If your refrigerator needs service Do not hesitate to call any Samsung Authorized Service Center nearby giving them your name, address and telephone number when your product is not functioning properly. Warranty Information (CANADA) Limited Warranty for Original Purchaser This Samsung product is warranted by Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. (hereafter referred to as SECA) against...

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    How-to Videos and Live Shows * Requires reader to be installed on your smartphone Contact SAMSUNG WORLD WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Country Contact Center Web Site Subsidiaries office address Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

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