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Electrical Requirements; Refrigerator Doors - Whirlpool GARF19XXPK00 Use And Care Manual

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Electrical Requirements

WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is important
to make sure you have the proper electrical connection.
Recommended Grounding Method
A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15- or 20-amp fused, grounded electrical
supply is required. It is recommended that a separate circuit serving
only your refrigerator be provided. Use an outlet that cannot be
turned off by a switch. Do not use an extension cord.
NOTE: Before performing any type of installation, cleaning, or
removing a light bulb, turn the control (Thermostat, Refrigerator or
Freezer Control depending on the model) to OFF and then
disconnect the refrigerator from the electrical source. When you are
finished, reconnect the refrigerator to the electrical source and reset
the control (Thermostat, Refrigerator or Freezer Control depending
on the model) to the desired setting.

Refrigerator Doors

TOOLS NEEDED:
" hex-head socket wrench, #2 Phillips
screwdriver, flat-blade screwdriver,
flat 2" putty knife.
IMPORTANT:
Before you begin, turn the lower compartment control OFF.
Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
Remove food and adjustable door or utility bins from doors.
If you only want to remove and replace the doors, see the
"Remove Doors and Hinges" and "Replace Doors and Hinges."
All graphics referenced in the following instructions are included
later in this section after "Final Steps."
Remove Doors and Hinges
" Hex-Head Hinge Screw
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Open lower compartment door and remove base grille from the
bottom front of the refrigerator. See Base Grille graphic.
3. Close the lower compartment door and keep both doors closed
until you are ready to lift them free from the cabinet.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the doors while the hinges
are being moved. Do not depend on the door magnets to hold
the doors in place while you are working.
" open-end wrench,
4. Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Lift the upper compartment door free from the cabinet.
5. Remove the parts for the center hinge as shown in the Center
Hinge graphic. Lift the lower compartment door free from the
cabinet.
6. Remove the parts for the bottom hinge as shown in the Bottom
Hinge graphic.
Reverse Doors (optional)
IMPORTANT: If you want to reverse your doors so that they open in
the opposite direction, continue with "Reverse Doors (optional)"
instructions. If you are not reversing the doors, see "Replace Doors
and Hinges."
Round-Head
Door Handle
Handle Screw
Screw Hole Plug
Cabinet
1. Remove
" hex-head hinge screws from handle side and move
them to opposite side. See Graphic 1-1.
2. Remove cabinet hinge hole plugs from the cabinet top and move
them to opposite side hinge holes as shown. See Graphic 1-2.
Doors
1. Remove door hinge hole plug from top of upper compartment
door. Move to opposite side as shown. See Graphic 2.
2. Remove door stop from both the upper and lower compartment
doors and move to the other side. See Graphic 3.
Replace Doors and Hinges
NOTE: Graphic may be reversed if door swing is reversed.
1. Replace the parts for the bottom hinge as shown. Tighten
screws. Replace the lower compartment door.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the doors while the hinges
are being moved. Do not depend on the door magnets to hold
the doors in place while you are working.
2. Assemble the parts for the center hinge as shown and tighten all
screws. See Center Hinge graphic. Replace the upper
compartment door.
3. Assemble the parts for the top hinge as shown. See Top Hinge
graphic. Do not tighten screws completely.
4. Line up the doors so that the bottom of the upper compartment
door aligns evenly with the top of the lower compartment door.
Tighten all screws.
Final Steps
1. Check all holes to make sure that hole plugs and screws are in
place. Reinstall top hinge cover. See Top Hinge graphic.
NOTE: On the left-hand side of the base grille there is a
removable tab which is a bottom hinge hole plug. Break off the
tab from the base grille and insert the bottom hinge hole plug into
the bottom hinge holes. See Base Grille graphic.
2. Replace the base grille. See Base Grille graphic.
3. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.
4. Reset the controls. See "Using the Controls."
5. Return all removable door parts to doors and food to refrigerator.
Door Hinge
Hole Plug
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