Tools and Parts
Installer: Leave Installation Instructions with the homeowner.
Homeowner: Keep Installation Instructions for future
reference. Save these Installation Instructions for the local
electrical inspector's use.
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
Hand drill or electric drill
Two adjustable wrenches
Six #8 x 3" (7.6 cm) wood screws (longer screws may be needed)
One or two 2" x 4" x 32" (5 cm x 10 cm x 81 cm) wood board(s)
Order factory panels, make custom panels or consult a
qualified cabinetmaker or carpenter to make the panels.
Classic Series: Order factory panels, make custom panels, or
consult a qualified cabinetmaker or carpenter to make the
panels. See "Classic Series Custom Panels" for more
Overlay Series: Make custom panels, or consult a qualified
cabinetmaker or carpenter to make the panels. See "Overlay
Series Custom Panels and Handle Kits" for more information.
and Complete Series are shipped complete.
If you are connecting the water line directly to copper tubing
and not to a shutoff valve, you need a ferrule, a union, and a
¹⁄₄" (6.35 mm) compression fitting.
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¹¹⁄₃₂" nut driver
³⁄₈" and ¹⁄₂" open-end
⁵⁄₃₂" Allen wrench
¹⁄₄" and ⁵⁄₁₆" socket drivers
The refrigerator can be recessed in an opening between cabinets
or installed at the end of a cabinet run using a side panel to
enclose the refrigerator.
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from refrigerator.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
It is recommended that you do not install the refrigerator near
an oven, radiator, or other heat source.
Do not install in a location where the temperature will fall
below 55°F (13°C).
Floor must support the refrigerator weight, more than 600 lbs
(272 kg), door panels and contents of the refrigerator.
Ceiling height must allow for side tipping radius. See "Tipping
Location should permit door to open fully. See "Door Swing
Location must permit top grille removal. See "Opening
To avoid tipping during use, the solid soffit must be within 1"
(2.5 cm) maximum above the refrigerator. If the solid soffit is
higher than 1" (2.5 cm) or one is not available, then the
refrigerator must be braced.
If the anti-tip boards are needed, they must be attached to
the rear wall studs 80" to 90" (203 cm to 229 cm) above the
floor. See "Install Anti-Tip Boards" for more information.
NOTE: A clearance of ¹⁄₂" (1.3 cm) must be maintained above
the top grille in order for the top grille to be removed.