Behind the Refrigerator
Be careful when moving the refrigerator away
from the wall. All types of floor coverings can
be damaged, particularly cushioned coverings
and those with embossed surfaces.
Raise the leveling legs located at the bottom
front of the refrigerator.
Pull the refrigerator straight out and return it
to position by pushing it straight in. Moving the
refrigerator in a side direction may result in
damage to the floor covering or refrigerator.
Preparing for Vacation
For long vacations or absences, remove food
and unplug the refrigerator. Clean the interior
with a baking soda solution of one tablespoon
(15 ml) of baking soda to one quart (1 liter) of
water. Leave the doors open.
Set the icemaker power switch to the O (off)
position and shut off the water supply to the
Preparing to Move
Secure all loose items such as base grille,
shelves and drawers by taping them securely
in place to prevent damage.
When using a hand truck to move the
refrigerator, do not rest the front or back of the
refrigerator against the hand truck. This could
damage the refrigerator. Handle only from the
sides of the refrigerator.
Lower the leveling legs until they touch the
When pushing the refrigerator back, make
sure you don't roll over the power cord or
icemaker supply line (on some models).
If the temperature can drop below freezing,
have a qualified servicer drain the water supply
system (on some models) to prevent serious
property damage due to flooding.
Be sure the refrigerator stays in an upright
position during moving.