Care & Cleaning
Protecting your investment
Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains appearance and prevents odor build-up. Wipe up any spills
immediately and clean the freezer and fresh food compartments at least twice a year. When cleaning,
take the following precautions:
Do not use abrasive cleaners such as window sprays, scouring cleansers, flammable fluids, cleaning
waxes, concentrated detergents, bleaches or cleansers containing petroleum products on plastic parts,
interior doors, gaskets or cabinet liners. Do not use paper towels, scouring pads, or other abrasive
• Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners or strong alkaline solutions on any
• Never use CHLORIDe or cleaners with bleach to clean stainless steel.
• Do not wash any removable parts in a dishwasher.
• Always unplug the electrical power cord from the wall outlet before cleaning.
If you set your temperature controls to turn off cooling, power to lights and other electrical components
will continue until you unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.
• Remove adhesive labels by hand. Do not use razor blades or other sharp instruments which can
scratch the appliance surface.
• Do not remove the serial plate.
• Pull the refrigerator straight out to move it. Shifting it from side to side may damage flooring.
Be careful not to move the refrigerator beyond the plumbing connections.
• Damp objects stick to cold metal surfaces. Do not touch refrigerated surfaces with wet or
If you store or move your refrigerator in freezing temperatures, be sure to completely drain the water
supply system. Failure to do so could result in water leaks when the refrigerator is put back into service.
Contact a service representative to perform this operation.
Refer to the guide on the next page for details on caring and cleaning specific areas of your refrigerator.