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Use & Care Guide
Side-By-Side Refrigerator
Guia de Uso y Cuidado
Refrigerador de dos puertas
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
Réfrigérateur à compartiments juxtaposés
Electrolux ICON
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241540108 August 2010

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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Side-By-Side Refrigerator Guia de Uso y Cuidado Refrigerador de dos puertas Guide d’utilisation et d’entretien Réfrigérateur à compartiments juxtaposés Electrolux ICON ® 241540108 August 2010...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Please read and save this guide Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the service life of your new appliance.
  • Page 3: Safety

    Safety Important Safety Instructions General Safety • Do not store or use gasoline, or other flammable liquids, near this or any other WARNING appliance. Read product labels for warnings regarding flammability and other hazards. Please read all safety instructions before •...
  • Page 4: Electrical Information

    Safety Electrical IMPORTANT WARNING To turn off power to your refrigerator, unplug the You must follow these guidelines to ensure power cord from the wall outlet. that your refrigerator’s safety mechanisms are operating correctly. • The refrigerator must be plugged into its own dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC-only electric outlet.
  • Page 5: Installation

    Installation Guidelines for final positioning of your This Use & Care Guide provides general operating refrigerator: instructions for your model. Use the refrigerator only as instructed in this Use & Care Guide. Before starting the • All four corners of the cabinet must rest firmly refrigerator, follow these important first steps.
  • Page 6: To Level The Doors Using The Lower Hinge

    Installation NOTE: Level the unit with the adjustable rollers before leveling the doors. To level the doors using the adjustable lower hinge (some models): 1 If the refrigerator door is lower than the freezer door, raise the refrigerator door by turning the adjustment screw counterclockwise using a ⁷/ inch wrench.
  • Page 7: Removing The Doors

    Removing The Doors Getting Through Narrow Spaces If your refrigerator will not fit through an entrance area, you can reduce its size by removing the doors. Check first by measuring the entrance. Required Tools You will need the following tools: To prepare for removing the doors: To remove the refrigerator door: 1 Make sure the electrical power cord is...
  • Page 8 Removing The Doors 4 Remove the plastic closer and pin from the 3 Detach the water tube from the connector lower hinge assembly. located below the freezer door. The connector releases when you press its outer sleeve inward. TO DISCONNECT 1.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Water Supply

    5305513409 (with a 6 ft. Stainless Steel Water CAUTION Line) and for homes without an existing valve, Electrolux recommends its Smart Choice water® line kit 5305510264 (with a 20 ft. Copper Water To Avoid Property Damage: Line with self-tapping saddle valve). Please refer •...
  • Page 10: About Your Refrigerator's Water Supply

    Connecting The Water Supply IMPORTANT Steel After connecting the water supply, refer to “How Clamp Plastic Water Tubing to Ice Maker to Prime the Water Supply System” for important Brass Fill Tube information about priming an empty water supply Compression system.
  • Page 11: Feature Overview

    Feature Overview Understanding Features And Terms Your Electrolux refrigerator is designed for optimal convenience and storage flexibility. Use the illustration below to familiarize yourself with product features and terminology. NOTE Features may vary according to model. Freezer and Refrigerator CAUTION:...
  • Page 12: Controls & Settings

    Controls & Settings Allowing Cooling Time Before Use To ensure reliable food storage, allow your refrigerator and freezer to operate with the doors closed for 8 to 12 hours before placing food inside. During this cooling period, you do not need to adjust the controls, which are preset at the factory.
  • Page 13: System-Monitoring Alarms

    If ever you see both temperature displays continuously flashing, it may indicate that the control system has detected a performance problem. Call your Electrolux service representative, who can interpret the flashing message. Turning The Cooling System On And You can disable the cooling system in your...
  • Page 14 Controls & Settings Using The Alarm Reset Button Checking the Air Filter Status (some models) You can disable or activate the Your refrigerator’s fresh food air filter needs to be alarm system by pressing and replaced from time to time. You can monitor the holding the Alarm Reset button need for replacement by pressing and holding the for three seconds.
  • Page 15: Storage Features

    Storage Features Cantilever Shelves Shelf Features Your refrigerator includes SpillSafe glass shelves, ® CAUTION which are designed to catch and hold accidental spills. These shelves slide out for easy access to food and faster cleaning. To avoid injury from breakage, handle tempered glass shelves carefully.
  • Page 16: Doors

    Storage Features Meat Keeper Some models are equipped with a meat keeper drawer for short term storage of bulk meat items. This drawer includes a sliding control for adjusting the temperature inside. Any meat to be kept longer than two days should be frozen.
  • Page 17: Accessories

    Storage Features Accessories Can Rack The can rack allows you to efficiently and securely Tall Bottle Retainer store up to six twelve-ounce cans of beverage The tall bottle retainer keeps tall containers in the drink. bin from falling forward when opening or closing the refrigerator door.
  • Page 18: Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser

    Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser Using The Dispenser Your automatic ice & water dispenser includes a control panel, a drinking glass bay, and two push- paddles for turning on the ice and water supplies. Using the dispenser control panel is necessary for the ice dispenser but not the water dispenser.
  • Page 19: Using The Dispenser Control Panel

    Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser Using The Dispenser Control Panel Cube Button & Indicator Light Press button to get cubed ice. Light displays blue. Press glass against ice dispensing paddle, holding high up to catch all ice. Crush Button & Indicator Light Press button to get crushed ice. Light displays blue. Press glass against ice dispensing paddle, holding high up to catch all ice.
  • Page 20: Priming The Water Supply System

    Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser Priming The Water Supply IMPORTANT System Your ice maker is shipped from the factory with the wire signal arm in the ON position (side mounted) Your refrigerator’s water supply system includes or with the switch turned ON (rear mounted). To several tubing lines, an advanced water filter, a ensure proper function of your ice maker, hook up distribution valve bank, and a reserve tank to ensure...
  • Page 21 Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser To clean the ice dispenser: IMPORTANT 1 Turn off ice production by pressing the ice maker’s Off/On switch. Small Ice cubes or ice chips jamming in the ice 2 Remove the ice bin by lifting up and out. maker may be a sign that your water filter needs 3 Empty and carefully clean the ice bin with changing.
  • Page 22: Changing The Filter

    3 seconds again to turn off the filter status system. Order new filters through the dealer where you bought your refrigerator, or contact Electrolux at NOTE 1-877-808-4195, or go to our web site at www. electroluxicon.com. You may want to consider...
  • Page 23: Replacing The Water Filter

    7 Press a drinking glass against the water operate without filtration if you use a bypass in place of dispenser while checking for any leaks at the water filter cartridge. Please contact the Electrolux the filter housing. Customer Care Center at 1-877-435-3287 or visit 8 To prime filter system and purge air from our web site at www.electroluxicon.com to order the...
  • Page 24: Storing Food & Saving Energy

    Storing Food & Saving Energy Ideas For Storing Foods Loading the Freezer • Avoid adding too much warm food to the Fresh Food Storage freezer at one time. This overloads the • Keep the fresh food compartment between freezer, slows the rate of freezing, and can 34°F and 40°F with an optimum temperature raise the temperature of frozen foods.
  • Page 25: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    Normal Operating Sounds & Sights Understanding The Sounds You May Hear Your new high-efficiency refrigerator may introduce J Condenser May create minimal sounds unfamiliar sounds. These sounds normally indicate from forced air. your refrigerator is operating correctly. Some K Motorized Damper May produce a light surfaces on floors, walls, and kitchen cabinets may humming during operation.
  • Page 26: Care & Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Protecting Your Investment Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains CAUTION appearance and prevents odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean the freezer and • Pull the refrigerator straight out to fresh food compartments at least twice a year. move it.
  • Page 27: Vacation & Moving Tips

    Care and Cleaning Care & cleaning tips Part Cleaning Agents Tips and Precautions Interior & Door • Soap and water • Use 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 quart of warm water. Liners • Baking soda and • Be sure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before water cleaning around controls, light bulb or any electrical part.
  • Page 28: Replacing Light Bulbs

    Care and Cleaning Replacing Light Bulbs Both the freezer and fresh food compartments of your refrigerator include light bulbs that will need replacing from time to time. Some lights have covers that you will need to remove before replacing the bulbs. Always use bulbs that are designed for appliance lighting.
  • Page 29: Warranty Information

    Alaska) In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products, Inc. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
  • Page 30: Solutions To Common Problems

    • • Digital temperature Electronic control system has Call your Electrolux service representative, who can interpret displays are flashing. detected a performance problem. any messages or number codes flashing on the digital displays. Temperatures Are Too Cold Problem...
  • Page 31 Solutions to Common Problems Temperatures Are Too Warm Problem Cause Correction Freezer/Refrigerator • Doors are opened • Warm air enters the refrigerator whenever the door is opened. Open temperature is too warm. too frequently or too the door less often. long.
  • Page 32 Solutions to Common Problems Automatic Ice Maker Problem Cause Correction Ice maker is not • Ice maker power switch is Off. • Turn on power switch. making any ice. • Water supply is not connected • Connect water supply (see Installation Instructions).
  • Page 33 Solutions to Common Problems Ice Dispenser Problem Cause Correction Dispenser will • Water supply is not connected. • Connect water supply (see Connecting The Water Supply section). not dispense ice. • Ice storage container is empty. • Ensure ice maker is turned on. When the first supply of ice is dropped into the container, the dispenser should operate.
  • Page 34 Solutions to Common Problems Odors In Refrigerator Problem Cause Correction Interior is dirty. • Interior needs to be cleaned. • See Care & Cleaning Tips. • Food with strong odors is stored • Cover food tightly. Turn on air filtration system. Air filter may in refrigerator.