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Electrolux icon Use And Care Manual

French door bottom freezer/refrigerator
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241978407 February 2016



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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information Please read and save Table of contents this guide Thank you for choosing Electrolux, our Finding Information ......2 new premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our Safety ............ 3 commitment to customer satisfaction and Feature Overview ........
  • Page 3: Safety

    Safety Important safety instructions Safety Precautions Do not attempt to install or operate your unit • Remove all staples from the carton to until you have read the safety precautions avoid injury. Staples can also damage finishes if they come in contact with in this manual.
  • Page 4: Electrical Information

    Safety Electrical information Grounding type wall receptacle WARNING Do not, under any circumstances, cut, remove, You must follow these guidelines to or bypass the ensure that your refrigerator’s safety grounding prong. mechanisms are operating correctly. • The refrigerator must be plugged into its own dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz, AC-only non-GFCI electric outlet.
  • Page 5: Feature Overview

    Feature Overview Understanding features and terms Your Electrolux refrigerator is designed for optimal convenience and storage flexibility. The illustration below is provided to assist you with familiarizing yourself with product features and terminology. NOTE *Features may vary according to model. Model is shown without freezer drawer cover.
  • Page 6: Installation

    Installation Required Tools Tools Necessary: (OR) Phillips Head #2 Square Drive Socket Adjustable 3/8” Fixed 1/4” Nut Head Wrench Set Wrench Wrench Driver Components Provided: CAUTION Top Hinge Top Hinge Cover Front Cover Rear DO NOT install the refrigerator where the Screw Screw temperature will drop below 55°F (13°C) or...
  • Page 7 Installation Figure 2: Lift the toe grille and gently CAUTION pull forward. Shoulder Screws o Not loosen or remove these 3 hex screws. Clip DO NOT Loosen Shoulder Grille Screw Remove These 3 Figure 2 Screws 3 You can raise or lower each door. Use a 3/8 inch socket wrench to turn the adjustment screws (1 per side).
  • Page 8 Installation To adjust the door stop: 5 Re-tighten set screw. Door stop is adjustable between 85 to 145 degrees. NOTE Rotate Door Stop View shown is looking up at the bottom of the refrigerator door. Re-tighten Door Screw Lower Stop Hinge Re-tighten Set Screw 6 Ensure door stops in desired location...
  • Page 9 Installation 3 Lift the door while adjusting the 2 Adjust flipper mullion height. For washer. To raise the door, rotate proper connection with the flipper washer clockwise (when viewed from mullion guide, there should be a the bottom). To lower door, rotate separation about the thickness of washer counter-clockwise (when a coin (0.060 inches, or 1.5 mm)
  • Page 10: Removing The Doors

    Removing the Doors Getting through narrow To remove the refrigerator doors: 1 Trace lightly around the door’s top spaces hinges with a pencil. This makes reinstallation easier. If your refrigerator will not fit through an entrance area, you can remove the doors. Check first by measuring the entrance.
  • Page 11 Removing the Doors NOTE CAUTION You will be pulling approximately five Drawer is heavy. Use caution when feet of water tube from the back of the lifting. refrigerator. 4 Unscrew the three lower hinge Removing Freezer Drawer screws and hinge if necessary. 1 Remove four hex head drawer screws.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Water Supply

    12 Connecting the Water Supply to your cold water pipe. Then add WARNING approximately 7 feet (2.1 meters), so the refrigerator can be moved out for cleaning (as shown). To avoid electric shock, which can • A shutoff valve to connect the water cause death or severe personal injury, supply line to your household water disconnect the refrigerator from...
  • Page 13 Connecting the Water Supply To Connect Water Supply Line Steel Plastic Water Clamp To Ice Maker Inlet Valve Tubing to Ice Maker Fill Brass 1 Disconnect refrigerator from electric Tube Compression power source. 2 Place end of water supply line into Ferrule (Sleeve) sink or bucket.
  • Page 14: Controls

    Press and hold for three seconds to activate and Sleep Mode displays only the water, deactivate. This restricts cubes and crushed options. Touch an icon undesired changes to the to activate the desired dispenser mode. refrigerator’s settings and The active dispenser mode is more brightly prevents use of the ice and illuminated.
  • Page 15 (select models). The fail alert will be displayed and the alarm temperature display will read OFF. off key will blink until the alarm off icon is pressed, acknowledging the alarm. Other IMPORTANT modes may be turned off until the alarm is acknowledged.
  • Page 16 20 minutes. The alarm silences itself after 10 minutes while the High Temp icon stays lit until the Sabbath mode is exited. For further assistance, guidelines for proper usage and a complete...
  • Page 17: Automatic Ice & Water Maker/Dispenser

    For proper dispenser operation, water supply, set the ice maker’s On/Off recommended water supply pressure icon to Off and turn off the water supply should fall between 30 psi and 100 valve; otherwise, the ice maker’s fill valve psi. Excessive pressure may cause may make a loud chattering noise when it attempts to operate without water.
  • Page 18: Cleaning The Ice Maker

    Remove the ice bin and shake to loosen off, turn off the ice maker by holding the the cubes or clean as explained above. On/Off soft-touch icon for three seconds. • The following sounds are normal when CAUTION...
  • Page 19: Storage Features

    Storage Features CAUTION To avoid injury from breakage, handle tempered glass shelves carefully. Sudden temperature changes can cause glass breakage NOTE Half Custom Design Shelf Features may vary according to model. Drawers Your refrigerator includes Custom Design Your refrigerator includes a variety of glass shelves that are designed to catch storage drawers.
  • Page 20 20 Storage Features To remove the Crisper Drawer for cleaning: Special Items 1 Pull the drawer out until it stops. Rack 2 Lift the front slightly and remove the drawer. Cool Zone (select models) Some models are equipped with a meat keeper drawer for short-term storage of bulk Removing Crisper Drawer meat items.
  • Page 21: Storage Bins

    Storage Features Door bins are ideal for storing jars, bottles, IMPORTANT cans, and large drink containers. They also enable quick selection of frequently used items. DO NOT clean the display area of the To change the position of an adjustable Custom Temp Drawer with abrasive door bin:...
  • Page 22 22 Storage Features Dairy compartment To Remove Upper and Middle Baskets Use the dairy compartment, at the top of the fresh food compartment door, for 1 Remove all items from baskets. short-term storage of cheese, spreads, or 2 Remove baskets by pulling baskets butter.
  • Page 23 Storage Features To Remove Lower Basket Lift up on the rear of the lower divider and pull out. 1 Remove all items from basket. 2 Remove the basket by tilting it Lower Basket forward and lifting it from the retainer Divider clips.
  • Page 24: Storing Food And Saving Energy

    Storing Food and Saving Energy Ideas for storing foods • Activating “express freeze” also will help your freezer more efficiently Fresh food storage maintain the selected temperature after placing new purchases with pre- • Keep the fresh food compartment existing frozen foods. between 34°...
  • Page 25: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    Normal Operating Sounds Understanding the L Ice dispensing paddle When dispensing ice, you will hear a sounds you may hear snapping, clicking, or popping sound when the solenoid opens and closes Your new, high-efficiency refrigerator the ice chute. may introduce unfamiliar sounds. These M Motorized damper May produce a sounds normally indicate your refrigerator light humming during operation.
  • Page 26: Changing The Water And Air Filters

    26 Changing The Water and Air Filters Your refrigerator is equipped with separate If your refrigerator has not been used for a water and air filtering systems. The period of time (during moving for example), water filter system filters all dispensed change the filter before reinstalling the drinking water, as well as the water used refrigerator.
  • Page 27 Changing The Water and Air Filters 5 Push firmly until the cartridge snaps 5 Press and hold the Air Filter Reset into place (you should hear two button on the control panel for three clicks). When fully engaged, the front seconds.
  • Page 28: Care And Cleaning

    28 Care and Cleaning Protecting your investment Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains its appearance and prevents odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean the freezer and fresh food compartments at least twice a year. NOTE Do not use abrasive cleaners such as window sprays, scouring cleansers, flammable fluids, cleaning waxes, concentrated detergents, bleaches, or cleansers containing petroleum products on plastic parts, interior doors, gaskets, or cabinet liners.
  • Page 29 Care and Cleaning Care and cleaning tips Part Cleaning Agents Tips and Precautions Interior & • Soap and water • Use two tablespoons of baking soda in one Door Liners • Baking soda and quart of warm water. water • Be sure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before cleaning around controls, light bulb or any electrical part.
  • Page 30: Replacing Light Bulbs

    Both the freezer and fresh food compartments Wear gloves when replacing incandescent of your refrigerator include LED lights. Always light bulbs to avoid getting cut. use Electrolux parts for replacement. To replace light bulbs: To replace LED Lights: 1 Unplug your refrigerator’s power cord.
  • Page 31: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems Before you call... If you experience a problem with your refrigerator or notice a product behavior or condition that you do not understand, you can usually avoid a call to your service representative by referring to this section for an answer. Beginning with the following table, this information includes common problems, causes, and suggested solutions.
  • Page 32 32 Solutions to Common Problems Automatic Ice Maker (cont’d) Problem Cause Correction Ice cubes • Ice cubes are not being • Remove ice container and discard ice. are freezing used frequently enough The ice maker will produce fresh supply. together. or interruption of power Ice should be used at least twice weekly for prolonged time.
  • Page 33 Solutions to Common Problems Dispenser (Ice & Water) (cont’d) Problem Cause Correction Water has • Water has not been • Draw and discard 10-12 glasses an odd taste dispensed for an of water to freshen the supply and and/or odor. extended period of time.
  • Page 34 At times it will run faster, such as after a defrost cycle. Digital • Electronic control • Call your Electrolux service temperature system has detected a representative, who can interpret any displays are performance problem. messages or number codes flashing on flashing.
  • Page 35 Solutions to Common Problems Temperatures Are Too Cold Problem Cause Correction Freezer • Freezer control is set • Set freezer control to a warmer setting. temperature too cold. Allow 24 hours for temperature to stabilize. too cold. • Ice maker is on. •...
  • Page 36 36 Solutions to Common Problems Water/Moisture/Frost Inside Refrigerator Problem Cause Correction Moisture • Weather is hot and • The rate of frost buildup and internal collects on humid. sweating increases. inside of • Door is slightly open. • See Problem section, Opening/Closing refrigerator of Doors/Drawers.
  • Page 37: Warranty

    During the 2nd through 5th years from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts in the cabinet liner and sealed refrigeration system which prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used, and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.