It is important that your refrigerator be kept clean to
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, coarse
abrasive cleaners or strong alkaline solutions on
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold sur-
faces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet or
EXTERIOR - Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap
or detergent to clean the durable finish of your
refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and
INTERIOR - Regular cleaning of the interior and
interior parts is recommended. If you have the No
Frost model which defrosts automatically, leave
both doors open during the entire cleaning process.
Disconnect the power supply, and remove food and
all compartment shelves, storage trays etc.
During average length vacations, you will probably
find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation.
Place freezable items in freezer for longer life.
When you plan to be away for an extended period,
remove all food, disconnect the power cord, clean
the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN
to prevent odor formation.
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
However, you should minimize the number of door
openings while the power is off. During power fail-
ures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on
top of your frozen packages.
Wash all compartments with a baking soda solution.
Rinse and dry.
INTERIOR PARTS - Wash compartment shelves,
door racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
etc. with the baking soda solution or a mild deter-
gent and warm water. Rinse and dry.
Always remove power cord from the wall
outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of elec-
trical parts (lamps, switches, controls, etc.).
Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge or
cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting
into any electrical part and causing a electric
shock. Do not use flammable or toxic clean-
IF YOU MOVE
Remove or securely fasten down all loose items
inside the refrigerator.
To avoid damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them
all the way into the base.
The outside wall of the refrigerator cabinet may
sometimes get warm, espe-
cially just after
Don't be alarmed.
This is due to the anti-con-
densation pipe, which
pumps hot refrigerant to
prevent "sweating" on the
outer cabinet wall.