• Destroy carton, plastic bags, and any exte-
rior wrapping material immediately after the
unit is unpacked. Children should never use
these items for play. Cartons covered with
rugs, bedspreads, plastic sheets or stretch
wrap may become airtight chambers and
can quickly cause suffocation.
• An empty, discarded appliance is a very
dangerous attraction to children.
• Remove the door(s) of any appliance that is
not in use, even if it is being discarded.
Proper Disposal of Your Appliance
Risk of child entrapment
Child entrapment and suffocation are not
problems of the past. Junked or abandoned
appliances are still dangerous – even if they will sit
for "just a few days". If you are getting rid of your
old appliance, please follow the instructions below
to help prevent accidents.
We strongly encourage responsible appliance
recycling/disposal methods. Check with your utility
company or visit www.recyclemyoldfridge.com for
more information on recycling your old appliance.
Before you throw away your
• Remove door.
• Leave shelves in place so children
may not easily climb inside.
• Have the refrigerant removed by a
Avoid fire hazard or electric shock. Do not
use an extension cord or an adapter plug.
Do not remove any prong from power cord.
Grounding type wall receptacle
Do not, under
or bypass the
Power cord with
3-prong grounded plug
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
These guidelines must be followed to ensure
that safety mechanisms in the design of this
appliance will operate properly.
• Refer to the serial plate for correct electri-
• If the power cord is damaged, it should be
• Never unplug the appliance by pulling on
• Unplug the appliance before cleaning
• If voltage varies by 10% or more, appliance
• To prevent the appliance from being turned
• Do not pinch, knot, or bend power cord in
• To defrost appliance, always unplug unit first.
• Never unplug the unit by pulling on the
• Turning the control to OFF turns off the
cal rating. The power cord of the appliance
is equipped with a three-prong grounding
plug for your protection against electrical
shock hazards. It must be plugged directly
into a properly grounded three-prong
receptacle, protected with a 15-amp time
delay fuse or circuit breaker. The recep-
tacle must be installed in accordance with
the local codes and ordinances. Consult a
qualified electrician. Receptacles protected
by Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI)
are NOT RECOMMENDED. Do NOT use an
extension cord or adapter plug.
replaced by an authorized service techni-
cian to prevent any risk.
the power cord. Always grip the plug firm-
ly, and pull straight out from the receptacle
to prevent damaging the power cord.
and before replacing a light bulb to avoid
performance may be affected. Operating
the unit with insufficient power can dam-
age the motor. Such damage is not covered
under the warranty. If you suspect your
household voltage is high or low, consult
your power company for testing.
off accidentally, do not plug unit into an out-
let controlled by a wall switch or pull cord.
power cord. Always grip the plug firmly
and pull straight out from the receptacle.
compressor, but does not disconnect
power to other electrical components.