Unpack the Refrigerator
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install or uninstall
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
Remove the Packaging
Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials. Do not use sharp
instruments, rubbing alcohol, flammable fluids, or abrasive
cleaners to remove tape or glue. These products can damage the
surface of your refrigerator. For more information, see
When Moving Your Refrigerator:
Your refrigerator is heavy. When moving the refrigerator for
cleaning or service, be sure to cover the floor with cardboard or
hardboard to avoid floor damage. Always pull the refrigerator
straight out when moving it. Do not wiggle or "walk" the
refrigerator when trying to move it, as floor damage could occur.
� For counter-depth models, use 1/2" socket wrench to remove
skids (socket extension is recommended).
� All four leveling legs must contact the floor to support and
stabilize the full weight of the refrigerator.
Clean Before Using
After you remove all of the package materials, clean the inside of
your refrigerator before using it. See the "Cleaning" section in this
Important information to know about glass shelves and
Do not clean glass shelves or covers with warm water when they
are cold. Shelves and covers may break if exposed to sudden
temperature changes or impact, such as bumping. Tempered
glass is designed to shatter into many small, pebble-size pieces.
This is normal. Glass shelves and covers are heavy. Use both
hands when removing them to avoid dropping.
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline,
away from appliance.
Use nonflammable cleaner.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
� This refrigerator is designed for indoor household use only.
� Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
� Installer: Leave Owner's Manual with homeowner.
� Homeowner: Keep Owner's Manual for future reference and
for the local electrical inspector's use.
� Keep cardboard shipping piece or plywood under refrigerator
until it is installed in the operating position.
� Comply with installation specifications and dimensions.
� Remove any moldings or decorative panels from kitchen
cabinets that would not allow access to the refrigerator for
� Contact a qualified electrical installer.
For Standard Side-by-Side Installation:
To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, allow for ¹⁄₂"
(1.27 cm) of space on each side and at the top. Allow for 2" (5.08
cm) of space behind the refrigerator. If your refrigerator has an ice
maker, allow extra space at the back for the water line
connections. When installing your refrigerator next to a fixed wall,
leave a 2" (5.08 cm) minimum space on each side (depending on
your model) to allow the doors to swing open.