Important Safety Instructions
Your old unit may have a cooling system
that used CFCs or HCFCs (chlorofluoro-
carbons or hydrochlorofluorocarbons).
CFCs and HCFCs are believed to harm
stratospheric ozone if released to the
atmosphere. Other refrigerants may cause
harm to the environment if released to the
atmosphere. If you are throwing away
your old unit, make sure the refrigerant is
removed for proper disposal by a
qualified technician. If you intentionally
release refrigerant, you may be subject to
fines and imprisonment under the
provisions of environmental legislation.
These guidelines must be followed to
ensure that safety mechanisms in this
unit will operate properly.
• The unit must be plugged into its own
dedicated 10 amp, 115 Volt, 60 Hz. AC
only electric outlet. The power cord of the
appliance is equipped with a three-prong
grounding plug for your protection against
shock hazards. It must be plugged directly
into a properly grounded three-prong
receptacle. The receptacle must be
installed in accordance with local codes
and ordinances. Consult a qualified
electrician. Do not use an extension cord
or adapter plug.
• Immediately repair or replace any power
cord that becomes frayed or damaged.
• Never unplug the appliance by pulling
on the power cord. Always grip the plug
firmly, and pull straight out from the
receptacle to prevent damaging the
• Unplug the appliance before cleaning
and before defrosting to avoid
• Performance may be affected if the
voltage varies by 10% or more.
Operating the unit with insufficient
power can damage the motor. Such
damage is not covered under the
• Do not plug the unit into an outlet
controlled by a wall switch or pull cord
to prevent the appliance from being
turned off accidentally.
• Avoid connecting unit to a Ground
Fault Circuit Interruptor (GFCI).