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Electrical Requirements; Refrigerator Doors - Whirlpool GARF19XXPK01 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:
All graphics referenced in the following instructions are included
later in this section after "Final Steps." The graphics shown are
for a right-hand swing door (hinges factory installed on the right).
If you only want to remove and replace the doors, see the
"Remove Doors and Hinges" and "Replace Doors and Hinges."
Before you begin, turn the control OFF, and remove food and
adjustable door or utility bins from doors.
Remove Doors and Hinges
" Hex-Head Hinge Screw
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Open refrigerator door and remove base grille from the bottom
front of the refrigerator. See Base Grille graphic.
3. Close the refrigerator 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.
4. Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Lift the freezer door free from the cabinet.
5. Remove the parts for the center hinge as shown in the Center
Hinge graphic. Lift the refrigerator door free from the cabinet.
6. Remove the parts for the bottom hinge as shown in the Bottom
Hinge graphic.
" open-end wrench,
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."
Cabinet
1. Remove the
" hex-head hinge screws from handle side and
move them to the opposite side. See Graphic 1.
2. Remove the cabinet hinge hole plugs from the cabinet top and
move them to the opposite side hinge holes as shown in
Graphic 2.
Doors
1. Remove the door stops from both the freezer and the refrigerator
doors and move them to the opposite side. See Graphics 3
and 4.
Replace Doors and Hinges
NOTE: Graphic may be reversed if door swing is reversed.
1. Replace the parts for the bottom hinge as shown and tighten
screws. See Bottom Hinge graphic. Replace the refrigerator 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 freezer door.
3. Assemble the parts of the top hinge as shown in the Top Hinge
graphic. Do not tighten the screws completely.
4. Line up the doors so that the bottom of the freezer door aligns
evenly with the top of the refrigerator 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.
2. Replace the base grille. See Base Grille graphic.
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.
3. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
4. Reset the controls. See "Using the Controls."
5. Return all removable door parts to doors and food to refrigerator.
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