Electrical Shock Hazard
Before replacing a Compartment Lamp, either unplug
the refrigerator or turn oﬀ power at the circuit breaker
or fuse box.
NOTE: The refrigerator and freezer compartment
lights have LED interior lighting, and service should be
performed by a qualiﬁed technician.
1. If the power will be out for 24 hours or less, keep all
refrigerator doors closed to help foods stay cold and
2. If the power will be out for more than 24 hours, remove
all frozen food and store it in a frozen food locker.
WHEN YOU GO ON VACATION
If you choose to leave the refrigerator on while you are
away, follow these steps to prepare your refrigerator
before you leave.
1. Use up any perishables and freeze other items.
2. Turn oﬀ the icemaker and empty the ice bin.
If you choose to turn the refrigerator oﬀ before you leave,
follow these steps.
1. Remove all food from the refrigerator.
2. Depending on your model, set the thermostat control
(refrigerator control) to OFF. See the Setting the
3. Clean the refrigerator, wipe it and dry well.
4. Tape rubber or wood blocks to the tops of both doors
to prop them open far enough for air to get in.
This stops odor and mold from building up.
WHEN YOU MOVE
When you are moving your refrigerator to a new home,
follow these steps to prepare it for the move.
1. Remove all food from the refrigerator and pack all
frozen food in dry ice.
2. Unplug the refrigerator.
3. Clean, wipe and dry it thoroughly.
4. Take out all removable parts, wrap them well and
tape them together so they do not shift and rattle
during the move. Refer to the Using your Refrigerator
section for removal instructions.
5. Depending on the model, raise the front of the
refrigerator so it rolls easier OR screw in the leveling
legs all the way so they do not scrape the ﬂoor. See
the Door Closing section.
6. Tape the doors shut and tape the power cord to the
When you get to your new home, put everything back and
refer to the Refrigerator Installation section for preparation
CARE AND CLEANING