Sounds you may hear...
Your new refrigerator
may make sounds that your old one didn't.
Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned
Don't be. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces like the floor,
walls and cabinets can make the sounds seem louder.
The following chart describes the kinds of sounds that might be new to
you, and what may be making them.
Slight Hum, Sof? HG
You may hear the refrigerator's fan motor and moving air.
The thermostat makes a definite click when the refrigerator
stops running. It also makes a sound when the refrigerator starts.
The defrost timer will click when the defrost cycle starts and stops.
When the refrigerator stops running, you may hear gurgling in the
tubing for a few minutes after it stops. You may also hear defrost
water running into the defrost water pan.
Ice Maker Sounds:
If your refrigerator has an ice maker, you may hear buzzing (from
the water valve), trickling water and the clatter of ice dumped
- thud (clatter of Ice)
into the bin.
Your refrigerator has a high-efficiency
compressor and motor.
It will run longer than older designs. It may even seem to run most
of the time.
Energy saving tips...
You can help your refrigerator use less electricity
It is a waste of electricity
to set the refrigerator
Check door gaskets for a tight seal. Level the
and freezer to temperatures
colder than they
cabinet to be sure of a good seal.
need to be. If ice cream is firm in the freezer and
Clean the condenser coil regularly.
drlnks are as cold as your family likes them, that's
Open the door as few times as possible. Think
about what you need before you open the door.
Keep the Power Saving Control on CONSUMES
Get everything out at one time. Keep foods orga-
LESS ENERGY unless moisture forms on refrigerator
nized so you won't have to search for what you
want. Close door as soon as food is removed.
Make sure your refrigerator is not next to a heat
Go ahead and fill up the refrigerator, but don't
source such as a range, water heater, furnace,
it so air movement is blocked.
radiator or in direct sunlight.
Cleaning your refrigerator
Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost
But both should be cleaned
once a month to help prevent odors from building
To clean your refrigerator turn the Refrigerator
Control to OFF, unplug it, take out all removable
parts and clean
to the following