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Maytag 12591308 Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
Owner's Manual
Owner's Manual
Owner's Manual
Owner's Manual
Part No. 12591308
Printed in U.S.A. 02/02

Side by Side

Refrigerator
English ........................................................... 2
Deutsch ....................................................... 27
Français ....................................................... 51
Sección española ......................................... 75
Svenskt avsnitt ............................................. 99
Suomalainen osa ....................................... 123
Nederlands ................................................. 147
Sezione italiana ......................................... 171
Norsk seksjon ............................................ 195
Dansk afsnit ............................................... 219
Åã÷åéñßäéï ÉäéïêôÞôç .................................... 243
Secção portuguesa .................................... 267
Türkçe ........................................................ 291

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  • Page 1: Side By Side

    Owner's Manual Owner's Manual Owner's Manual Owner's Manual Owner's Manual Part No. 12591308 Printed in U.S.A. 02/02 Side by Side Refrigerator English ... 2 Deutsch ... 27 Français ... 51 Sección española ... 75 Svenskt avsnitt ... 99 Suomalainen osa ... 123 Nederlands ...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    How to Transport Your Unit ... 4 How to Select the Best Location ... 4 How to Install and Remove Handles ... 5 How to Level Your Refrigerator ... 6 How to Adjust the Temperature Controls ... 7 About Your Filtration System ... 8 Refrigerator Features ...
  • Page 4: Installing Your Refrigerator

    Protect soft flooring with cardboard or rugs. Install on a floor which supports up to 429 kg. Provide 5 mm clearance at side of refrigerator and for models more than 60 cm deep, provide 25 mm clearance at top of refrigerator.
  • Page 5: How To Install And Remove Handles

    How to Install and Remove Handles Handles are located within fresh food section of refrigerator. Trim, plugs, and accent pieces will be located within the literature assembly. Full-Length Grab Handles (non-stainless steel) Remove two " hex nut screws from bottom of refrigerator and freezer door.
  • Page 6: How To Level Your Refrigerator

    How to Connect the Water Supply • Contact a qualified engineer to perform this task. How to Level Your Refrigerator • To avoid damage to walls and flooring, protect soft vinyl or other flooring with cardboard, rugs, or other protective material.
  • Page 7: How To Adjust The Temperature Controls

    How to Adjust the Temperature Controls This refrigerator is designed to operate at a household temperature of 16° to 43° C. Locate refrigerator and freezer controls on upper left wall of fresh food section, and set both controls to 4.
  • Page 8: About Your Filtration System

    About Your Filtration System... Water Filter Removal and Installation To avoid serious illness or death, do not use unit where water is unsafe or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection before or after use of filter. • Bypass cartridge DOES NOT filter water. Be sure to have replacement cartridge available when filter change is required. •...
  • Page 9: Refrigerator Features

    Fresh Food Features...
  • Page 10: Door Storage

    Fresh Food Features Door Storage Dairy Center The dairy center provides convenient storage for items such as butter, yogurt, cheese, etc. This compartment is an adjustable feature located in the door. It can be moved to several different locations to accommodate storage needs.
  • Page 11: Drawers

    Deli/Crisper Drawer climate controlled The Deli/Crisper system provides a drawer with a variable temperature control that keeps the compartment up to 3°C colder than refrigerator temperature. This drawer can be used for deli storage or additional produce storage. NOTE: Cold air directed to the Deli/Crisper System can decrease refrigerator temperature.
  • Page 12: Freezer Features

    Freezer Features Automatic Dispensing Ice Maker This ice maker creates the ice used in the dispensing system. Using Ice Maker for the First Time • Confirm ice bin is in place and ice maker arm is down. • After freezer section reaches between -18°...
  • Page 13: Shelves

    Shelves Stor-Mor System ® Baskets slide out for easy access of items in back. Shelves can be removed to meet individual storage needs. To remove and install Stor-Mor ® shelf: • To remove, snap right side of shelf from cabinet railing and remove from wall mounting clips.
  • Page 14: Dispenser Features

    Dispenser Features Primary Features Dispenser Light not shown A light activates within the dispenser area at full power when dispensing ice or water. Front Fill Button (some models)
  • Page 15: Control Features (5-button Control)

    Control Features (Five button control) Ice Dispenser Operation To dispense ice: • Select Cubed or Crushed ice mode by pushing button on dispenser control panel. A green indicator light above button shows mode selection. • Press container against dispenser pad. When dispensing crushed ice, hold container as close to chute as possible to reduce spraying.
  • Page 16: Control Features (electronic Control)

    Dispenser Features Control Features (Electronic control) Water and Ice Dispensing The water and ice dispensing functions work independently of each other. To dispense water: • Press the button • Press water activator Dispenser Lock This feature prevents ice or water from being dispensed. To lock and unlock dispenser: •...
  • Page 17: Vacation Mode

    NOTE: The temperature setting cannot be changed if Max Cool or Max Freeze setting is active. This function causes the fresh food temperature to drop to the Minimum Refrigerator Temperature Setting preset by the control. This setting remains in effect for approximately 10 hours.
  • Page 18: Sabbath Mode

    • Press the for 3 seconds. To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe personal injury or death, do not perform maintenance or service on refrigerator unless unit is unplugged. To reactivate the unit: • Press the freezer • Press the...
  • Page 19: Hints And Care

    How to Clean Your Unit WARNING To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe personal injury or death, disconnect power to refrigerator before cleaning. After cleaning, connect power. CAUTION To avoid personal injury or property damage: • Read and follow manufacturer's directions for all cleaning products.
  • Page 20: How To Remove And Replace Light Bulbs

    2. Remove light bulb. 3. Replace with appliance bulbs, type Krypton E27, no greater than 25 watts. 4. Insert top tabs (B) of light cover into refrigerator liner and snap bottom portion over light assembly. Dispensing model freezer section 1. Remove ice bin by lifting front of bin and pulling out.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    Normal operation Normal operation Normal operation Normal operation Wait 40 minutes to see if refrigerator restarts. See section on Deli/Crisper system to adjust controls. See controls section in Owner’s Manual on how to adjust your controls.
  • Page 22 Clean according to cleaning instructions in your Owner’s Manual. Check the positioning of food items in refrigerator to make sure grille is not blocked. Rear air grille is located behind crisper drawers. Reduce time door is open. Organize food items efficiently to assure door is open for as short a time as possible.
  • Page 23 SOLUTION See the controls section in your Owner’s Manual for assistance in how to adjust your controls. Refrigerator is not level. See Installation Instructions for details on how to level your unit Check for internal obstructions that are keeping door from closing properly (i.e.
  • Page 24 Improper water valve was installed. Water inlet tubing has kinks. Water filter is clogged or needs to be changed. Refrigerator has been recently installed Dispenser water is not cold Water supply in holding tank has been depleted. Water has settle into water lines outside holding tank and has warmed to room temperature.
  • Page 25: Water Filter Data

    System Specification and Performance Data Sheet Refrigerator Water Filter Cartridge Model OWF51 Specifications Service Flow Rate (Maximum) ... 0.75 GPM (2.83 L/min) Rated Service Life OWF50-NI300 (Maximum) ... 300 gallons/ 1135 liters Rated Service Life OWF50-WI500 (Maximum) ... 500 gallons/ 1892 liters Maximum Operating Temperature ...

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  • Delia Stephensz Dec 03, 2018 01:33:
    My side by side Maytag refrigerat​or stopped running. Everything in the freezer thawed. Then it started running again.
    Sho​uld I be concerned that it will stop again?
  • Andrea Feb 18, 2015 12:49:
    I'm trying to change the lightbulb in my Maytag fridge, but Page 21 of the manual is illegible.