Electrolux EI23BC51 Use And Care Manual

Electrolux EI23BC51 Use And Care Manual

French door bottom freezer/refrigerator
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Use & Care Guide
French Door Bottom Freezer/Refrigerator

Guia de Uso y Cuidado

Refrigerador con congelador inferior de puerta doble
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
Réfrigérateur à portes françaises/Congélateur en bas
242046401 September 2009


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Summary of Contents for Electrolux EI23BC51

  • Page 1: Guia De Uso Y Cuidado

    Use & Care Guide French Door Bottom Freezer/Refrigerator Guia de Uso y Cuidado Refrigerador con congelador inferior de puerta doble Guide d’utilisation et d’entretien Réfrigérateur à portes françaises/Congélateur en bas 242046401 September 2009...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information Please read and save this guide Thank you for choosing Electrolux, our new premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the service life of your new appliance.
  • Page 3: Safety

    Read product labels for warnings regarding flammability and other hazards. • Do not operate the refrigerator in the presence of explosive fumes. • Avoid contact with any moving parts of the automatic ice maker.
  • Page 4: Electrical Information

    You must follow these guidelines to ensure that your refrigerator’s safety mechanisms are operating correctly. • The refrigerator must be plugged into its own dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz, AC-only non-GFCI electric outlet. The power cord of the appliance is equipped with a three-prong grounding plug for your protection against electrical shock hazards.
  • Page 5: Feature Overview

    Understanding features and terms Your Electrolux refrigerator is designed for optimal convenience and storage flexibility. The illustration below is provided to assist you with familiarizing yourself with product features and terminology. NOTE Features may vary according to model. Model is shown without freezer drawer cover.
  • Page 6: Installation

    • If possible, place the refrigerator out of direct sunlight and away from the range, dishwasher, or other heat sources. • The refrigerator must be installed on a floor that is level and strong enough to support a fully loaded refrigerator.
  • Page 7 7 Install the toe grille by fitting into place. Level Refrigerator & Adjust Doors (if necessary) Guidelines for final positioning of your refrigerator: • All four corners of the cabinet must rest firmly on the floor. • The sides should tilt to back (to ensure that doors close and seal properly).
  • Page 8 To adjust the door stop: Door stop is adjustable between 85 to 145 degrees. NOTE View shown is looking up at the bottom of the refrigerator door. Adjustable Door Stop 1 Open door to provide access to screw. 2 Loosen screw.
  • Page 9 4 Lift the door while adjusting the washer. To raise the door, rotate washer clockwise (when viewed from the bottom). To lower door, rotate washer counter-clockwise (when viewed from the bottom). Raising/Lowering Door 5 Re-tighten the screw, ensuring it is between the spokes of the set washer.
  • Page 10: Removing The Doors

    Removing the Doors Getting through narrow spaces If your refrigerator will not fit through an entrance area, you can remove the doors. Check first by measuring the entrance. To prepare for removing the doors: 1 Make sure the electrical power cord is unplugged from the wall outlet.
  • Page 11 Removing Freezer Drawer 1 Open freezer drawer. 2 Remove drawer screws on right and left sides (two (2) screws on each side). NOTE DO NOT remove center screw from freezer drawer. This is a factory adjustment. CAUTION Drawer is heavy. Use caution when lifting. 3 Lift drawer up and out to remove.
  • Page 12: Installing Door Handles

    6 While holding handle firmly against drawer, fasten left and right Allen set screws (C) with supplied Allen wrench. NOTE To ensure that handles are flush with doors/drawer, make sure that set screws are completely tightened. Mounting Refrigerator Handles Mounting Freezer Handle...
  • Page 13: Connecting The Water Supply

    Smart Choice® water line kit 5305513409 (with a 6 ft. Stainless Steel Water Line) and for homes without an existing valve, Electrolux recommends its Smart Choice water® line kit 5305510264 (with a 20 ft. Copper Water Line with self-tapping saddle valve). Please refer to www.frigidaire.com/store for more information.
  • Page 14: Controls

    Tones emitted by each key press can be turned off based on user preference. The sounds are muted when the red indicator is lit. Warning signals will stay active. default settings Resets all refrigerator settings such as temp, temp display and tones to their fac- tory default settings. on off Press and hold for three (3) seconds to turn off the cooling system to clean the refrigerator.
  • Page 15 Orthodox Jewish community. Sabbath Mode is turned ON and OFF by pressing and holding the freezer temp “-” and the refrigerator temp “+” indicators for five (5) seconds. The display shows “Sb” while in Sabbath mode.
  • Page 16: Automatic Ice Maker

    IMPORTANT Your ice maker is turned on at the factory so it can work as soon as you install your refrigerator. If you cannot connect a water supply, lift the ice maker’s wire signal arm to turn it off. Otherwise, the ice maker’s fill valve may make a loud chattering noise...
  • Page 17: Storage Features

    4 Lower the shelf and lock into position. Full Luxury-Design Storage Features Drawers Your refrigerator includes a variety of storage drawers. These drawers are located in fixed positions at the bottom of the fresh food compartment. Crispers Crisper drawers are designed for storing fruits, vegetables, and other fresh produce.
  • Page 18 Drawer is designed to keep food items at a precise temperature whether cooler, warmer, or the same as the fresh food section of the refrigerator. The thaw setting holds a temperature for thawing frozen foods for 12 hours. At the end of that time, it then switches to the mixed items setting to store the thawed food.
  • Page 19: Storage Bins

    1 Pull the drawer out until it stops. 2 Lift the front slightly and remove the drawer. Removing the Drawer NOTE When the refrigerator is turned off by pressing the main IQ-Touch on/off button, the Perfect Temp Drawer will also be turned off. When the refrigerator...
  • Page 20 Storage Features Covered Door Bin Use the covered door bin, at the top of the fresh food compartment door, for short-term storage of cheese, spreads, or butter. The covered door bin is designed to be warmer than the open area and includes a lift-up cover that may be locked and a dairy divider (select models).
  • Page 21 Dividers Removal Lift up on the front of the upper divider and pull out. Upper Basket Divider Lift up on the rear of the lower divider and pull out. Lower Basket Divider & Spill Guard Tray To reposition the pivoting divider (some models), lift up and slide to desired location.
  • Page 22: Storing Food And Saving Energy

    • Leave a space between packages, so cold air Ideas for saving energy Installation • Locate the refrigerator in the coolest part of • Do not place the refrigerator next to heat- • Level the refrigerator so that the doors close...
  • Page 23: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    M Motorized damper May produce a light humming during operation. N Perfect Temp drawer fan Turns off when door opens or Perfect Temp drawer is turned off. Normal Operating Sounds NOTE Energy efficient foam in your refrigerator is not a sound insulator.
  • Page 24: Changing The Water And Air Filters

    The water filter status light on this model is not performance tested or certified by NSF. If your refrigerator has not been used for a period of time (during moving for example), change the filter before reinstalling the refrigerator.
  • Page 25: Air Filter

    Ordering replacement filters Order new filters by calling 877-808-4195, online at www.electroluxappliances.com, or through the dealer where you bought your refrigerator. You may want to consider ordering extra filters when you first install your refrigerator. Water Filter FC-300 PureAdvantage...
  • Page 26: Care And Cleaning

    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.
  • Page 27: Vacation And Moving Tips

    Occasion Tips Short Vacations • Leave refrigerator operating during vacations of three (3) weeks or less. • Use all perishable items from refrigerator compartment. • Turn automatic ice maker off and empty ice bucket, even if you will only be gone a few days.
  • Page 28 Care and Cleaning Replacing LED Lights Both the freezer and fresh food compartments of your refrigerator include LED lights. Always use Electrolux parts for replacement. To replace LED Lights: 1 Unplug your refrigerator’s power cord. 2 Remove light cover by pushing up and out.
  • Page 29: Common Solutions For Concerns

    Before you call... If you experience a concern with your refrigerator or notice a product behavior or condition that you do not understand, you can usually avoid a call to your service representative by referring to this section for an answer.
  • Page 30: Temperatures Are Too Cold

    • It is normal for the compressor to run for long periods of time. • Call your Electrolux service representative, who can interpret any messages or number codes flashing on the digital displays. Common Solution • Deactivate Fast Freeze function.
  • Page 31 Door is slightly open, causing cold air from inside refrigerator to meet warm air from outside. Common Solution • Warm air enters the refrigerator whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. • See Problem section, Opening/Closing of Doors/ Drawers.
  • Page 32: Warranty

    Warranty Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used, and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.

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