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Frigidaire FRS26W2BSB0 Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire frs26w2bsb0: user guide.
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    P/N 240389305 (0203)

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    Please read this Use & Care Manual very carefully. It contains valuable information on how to properly maintain your new refrigerator. We know you’ll enjoy your new refrigerator and Thank You for choosing our product. We hope you consider us for future purchases.

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Children should NEVER use these items to play. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads, plastic sheets or stretch wrap may become airtight chambers, and can quickly cause suffocation. These Guidelines Must Be Followed To Ensure That Safety Mechanisms In This Refrigerator Will Operate Properly. ELECTRICAL INFORMATION •...

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    This Owner’s Guide provides specific operating instructions for your model. Use the refrigerator only as instructed in this Use & Care Manual. Before starting the refrigerator, follow these important first steps. LOCATION • Choose a place that is near a grounded electrical outlet.

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    A water supply line made of ¼ inch (6.4 mm) OD, copper tubing. To determine the length of copper tubing needed, you will need to measure the distance from the ice maker inlet valve at the back of the refrigerator to your cold water pipe.

  • Page 6: Door Removal Instructions

    2. Trace around hinge with soft lead pencil. This will make it easier to realign doors when they are replaced. 3. Remove top hinge and lift refrigerator door off bottom hinge pin. Set door aside. 4. Remove bottom hinge, if necessary.

  • Page 7: Features At A Glance

    Features At A Glance Features may vary according to model...

  • Page 8: Temperature Controls

    COOL DOWN PERIOD To ensure safe food storage, allow the refrigerator to operate with the doors closed for at least 8 to 12 hours before loading it with food. REFRIGERATOR & FREEZER CONTROLS NOTE: TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT • After 24 hours, adjust the controls as needed. Adjust temperatures gradually: move the knob in small increments, allowing the temperature to stabilize.

  • Page 9: Looking Inside

    Shelves may break suddenly if nicked, scratched, or exposed to sudden temperature change. CANTILEVER SHELF ADJUSTMENT Refrigerator shelves are easily adjusted to suit individual needs. Before adjusting the shelves, remove all food. Cantilever shelves are supported at the back of the refrigerator.

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    12 ounce drink cans, a bottle of wine, a two-liter soft drink bottle, or a carton of eggs. The Special Item Rack mounts on the left side of your refrigerator. To install, just slide the Special Item Rack onto any shelf as shown in the drawing.

  • Page 11: Special Storage Areas

    Looking Inside - CRISPERS (SOME MODELS) The crispers, located under the bottom refrigerator shelf, are designed for storing fruits, vegetables, and other fresh produce. Wash items in clear water and remove excess water before placing them in the crispers. Items with strong odors or high moisture content should be wrapped before storing.

  • Page 12: Automatic Ice And Water Dispenser

    Automatic Ice and Water Dispenser AUTOMATIC ICE & WATER DISPENSER OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Features may vary according to model. FAST To freeze food at a faster rate to preserve freshness, push the Touch Pad FREEZE activate this feature. A green light will appear above the Touch Pad. Push the Touch Pad for 3-5 seconds to deactivate.

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    20 psi and 100 psi. After the refrigerator is connected to the water supply, fill the water tank by drawing one glass of water. It may take about 1½ minutes after activating the dispenser paddle before water begins to fill this first glass. Continue flushing the system for 3 minutes to rid the tank and plumbing connections of any impurities.

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    Automatic Ice and Water Dispenser Do not use the ice chute as a handle when removing or replacing the ice storage bin. Surfaces there may be sharp. Do not put fingers up ice chute. Surfaces there may be sharp. CLEANING THE ICE DISPENSER Clean the dispenser and ice container at regular intervals, particularly before you take a vacation or move, or if the ice dispenser sticks.

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    Status light will turn red after 400 gallons of water has flowed through the ice and water dispenser (some models). Also, if the filter has been in a refrigerator that has not been in use for awhile (during moving for example), change the filter before reinstalling the refrigerator.

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    Status light will turn red after approximately 400 gallons of water has flowed through the ice and water dispenser. Also, if the filter has been in a refrigerator that has not been in use for awhile (during moving for example), change the filter before reinstalling the refrigerator.

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    The fresh food compartment should be kept between 34° F and 40° F with an optimum temperature of 37° F. • Avoid overcrowding the refrigerator shelves. This reduces the circulation of air around the food and results in uneven cooling.

  • Page 18: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    The flow of refrigerant through the evaporator may create a boiling or gurgling sound. B. Evaporator Fan You may hear air being forced through the refrigerator by the evaporator fan. C. Defrost Heater During defrost cycles, water dripping onto the defrost heater may cause a hissing or sizzling sound.

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    Keep your refrigerator and freezer clean to prevent odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean both sections at least twice a year. Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners or strong alkaline solutions on any surface. Do not wash any removable parts in a dishwasher. Always unplug the electrical power cord from the wall outlet before cleaning.

  • Page 20: Vacation And Moving Tips

    Pad cabinet to avoid scratching surface. IMPORTANT: If the refrigerator is going to be stored or moved in freezing temperatures, the water in the ice and water system must be drained completely. Failure to do so could result in water leaks when the refrigerator is put back into service.

  • Page 21: Warranty Information, Refrigerator Warranty

    REFRIGERATOR WARRANTY Your refrigerator is protected by this warranty WARRANTY PERIOD One year from original FULL ONE-YEAR purchase date WARRANTY Second through fifth LIMITED 2 years from original YEAR WARRANTY purchase date (Cabinet Liner and Sealed System) Time periods listed LIMITED above.

  • Page 22: Before You Call

    Reset circuit breaker. Check house lights. Call local Electric Company. It’s normal for the refrigerator to work longer under these conditions. It takes 8-12 hours for the refrigerator to cool down completely. Ice maker operation causes refrigerator to run slightly more.

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    Check to see if the water dispenser is dispensing water. Before You Call (continued) CAUSE Warm air enters the refrigerator whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. See PROBLEM section OPENING/CLOSING OF DOORS/DRAWERS. Clean condenser. See Care & Cleaning Chart in Care and Cleaning section.

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    Ice has bad odor and taste. Ice has picked up odor or flavor from strong food stored in refrigerator or freezer. Water running to ice maker has poor taste or odor. Ice not used frequently enough. ICE DISPENSER Dispenser will not dispense Ice storage container is empty.

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    Clean drawer, rollers, and track. See Care & Cleaning Chart in Care and Cleaning section. See Replacing Light Bulbs in Care and Cleaning section. Light switch is located on side of refrigerator and freezer liners. See PROBLEM section RUNNING OF REFRIGERATOR.

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