Sounds you may hear.. .
Your new refrigerator
may make sounds that your old one didn't.
Because the sounds are new to you. you might be concerned
them. Don't be. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces like
the floor, walls and cabinets
can make the sounds seem louder.
the kinds of sounds that might be new
to you. and what may be making
Slight Hum, Soft Hiss:
You may hear the refrigerator's
fan motor and
The defrost timer makes a definite click when the refrigerator
stops running. It
also makes a sound when the refrigerator
When the refrigerator
stops running, you may hear gurgling
in the tubing for a
few minutes after it stops. You may also hear defrost water running into the
defrost water oar?.
Ice Maker Sounds:
If your refrigerator
has an ice maker, you may hear buzzing
[from the water
valve), trickling water and the clatter of ice dumped
into the bin.
has a high-efficiency
and motor. It will run longer
than older designs. It may even seem to run most of the time.
Energy saving tips...
You can help your refrigerator
use less electricity.
Check door gaskets for a tight seal. Level the cabi-
net to be sure of a good seal.
Clean the condenser
Open the door as few times as possible. Think about
what you need
the door. Get
out at one time. Keep foods organized
won't have to search
for what you want.
Close door as soon as food is removed.
and fill up the refrigerator, but don't over-
crowd it so air movement
It is a waste of electricity
to set the refrigerator
freezer to temperatures
than they need to
be. If ice cream is firm in the freezer and drinks are
as cold as your family likes them, that's cold enough.
the Power Saving
on OFF unless
moisture forms on the refrrgerator
Make sure your refrigerator
is not next to a heat
source such as a range, water heater, furnace, radi-
ator, or in direct sunlight
Both the refrigerator
and freezer sections defrost
But both should be cleaned
once a month to help prevent
odors from building
up. Of course, spills should be wiped up right away.
turn the Temperature
to OFF, unplug
it, take out all removable
to the following