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Refrigerator Use - Maytag MTB2254ME - 22 cu. Ft. Refrigerator Use And Care Manual

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Door Closing
Your refrigerator has two front adjustable rollers - one on the right
and one on the left. If your refrigerator seems unsteady or you
want the doors to close easier, adjust the refrigerator's tilt using
the instructions below.
1. Remove the base grille. See the Base Grille graphic in
"Refrigerator Doors." The two leveling screws are part of the
front roller assemblies which are at the base of the refrigerator
on either side.
2. Use a screwdriver to adjust the leveling screws. Turn the
leveling screw to the right to raise that side of the refrigerator
or turn the leveling screw to the left to lower that side. It may
take several turns of the leveling screws to adjust the tilt of the
refrigerator.
NOTE: Having someone push against the top of the
refrigerator takes some weight off the leveling screws and
rollers. This makes it easier to adjust the screws.
3. Open both doors again and check to make sure that they
close as easily as you like. If not, tilt the refrigerator slightly
more to the rear by turning both leveling screws to the right. It
may take several more turns, and you should turn both
leveling screws the same amount.
4. Replace the base grille.
Align Doors
If the space between your doors looks uneven, you can adjust it
using the instructions below:
1. Pry off the top hinge cover.
2. Loosen the top hinge screws using a %6" socket or wrench.
3. Have someone hold the door in place or put a spacer between
the doors while you tighten the top hinge screws.
4. Replace the top hinge cover.
REFRIGERATOR
USE
For your convenience, your refrigerator controls are preset at the
factory. When you first install your refrigerator, make sure that the
controls are still preset to the mid-settings
as shown.
NOTE: To turn your refrigerator off, turn the refrigerator control to
the word OFF or until the word OFF appears. Your product will not
cool when the refrigerator control is set to OFR
Mid-setting "3"
OFF
COL_ES @
5
1
3
IMPORTANT:
Give your refrigerator time to cool down completely before
adding food. It is best to wait 24 hours before you put food
into the refrigerator.
If you add food before the refrigerator has cooled completely,
your food may spoil. Adjusting the Refrigerator and Freezer
Controls to a higher (colder) than recommended
setting will
not cool the compartments
any faster.
Adjusting Controls
The mid-settings
indicated in the previous section should be
correct for normal household usage. The controls are set correctly
when milk or juice is as cold as you like and when ice cream is
firm.
If the temperature is too warm or too cold in the refrigerator or
freezer, first check the air vents to be sure they are not blocked.
If you need to adjust temperatures,
use the settings listed in the
chart below as a guide. On models with two controls, adjust the
refrigerator temperature first. Wait at least 24 hours between
adjustments and then recheck the temperatures.
CONDITION/REASON:
ADJUSTMENT:
REFRIGERATOR too warm
REFRIGERATOR or
TEMPERATURE Control one
setting higher
FREEZER too warm/too
FREEZER or TEMPERATURE
little ice
Control one setting higher
MAX ice production switch
REFRIGERATOR too cold
REFRIGERATOR or
TEMPERATURE Control one
setting lower
FREEZER too cold
FREEZER or TEMPERATURE
Control one setting lower

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