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Electrolux 241737900 Use And Care Manual

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S i d e - B y - S i d e R e f r i g e r a t o r
241737900 (Aug 2006)


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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide S i d e - B y - S i d e R e f r i g e r a t o r Dishwasher 241737900 (Aug 2006)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information PLEASE READ AND SAVE THIS GUIDE Thank you for choosing Electrolux. This Use & Care Guide is part of our Attach your sales receipt to this commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the service life page for future of your new refrigerator.
  • Page 3: Safety

    WARNING WARNING WARNING Please read all safety instructions before using your new Electrolux refrigerator. General Safety • Do not store or use gasoline, or other flammable liquids, near this or any other appliance. Read product labels for warnings regarding flammability and other hazards.
  • Page 4 • 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 5: Installation

    NOTE If your refrigerator is placed with the door hinge side against a wall, you may have to allow additional space so the door can be opened wider. Removing And Replacing The Toe Grille To remove the toe grille: 1 Open freezer and refrigerator compartment doors.
  • Page 6: Removing The Doors

    Removing The Doors GETTING THROUGH NARROW SPACES If your refrigerator will not fit through an entrance area, you can reduce its size by removing the doors. Check first by measuring the entrance. Required Tools You will need the following tools: Tools Necessary: ™...
  • Page 7 2 Remove the two screws from the top hinge. Lift the door off of the bottom hinge and and set it aside. 3 Remove the three bottom hinge screws and hinge if necessary. To reinstall the refrigerator door, reverse the above steps. Once both doors are in place, also replace the top hinge cover.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Water Supply

    What you will need: • Access to a cold water line with pressure of 1.4-6.9 bars. • The water connector kit that comes with your refrigerator, which provides all materials for a water supply installation, including 7.6 m (25 feet) of copper tubing.
  • Page 9: Feature Overview

    Connecting The Water Supply 8 Coil the excess copper tubing (about 2½ turns) behind your refrigerator as shown. Arrange coiled tubing to avoid vibration or wear against other surfaces. 9 Open water supply shut-off valve and tighten any connections that leak.
  • Page 10: Controls & Settings

    Controls & Settings ALLOWING COOLING TIME BEFORE USE To ensure reliable food storage, allow your refrigerator and freezer to operate with the doors closed for 8 to 12 hours before placing food inside. During this cooling period, you do not need to adjust the controls, which are preset at the factory.
  • Page 11: Making Temperature Adjustments

    What To Do If The Temperature Displays Flash If ever you you see both temperature displays continuously flashing, it may indicate that the control system has detected a performance problem. Call your Electrolux service representative, who can interpret the flashing message.
  • Page 12 The alarm system does not automatically reset if you disconnect and reconnect your refrigerator’s power cord. It can only be reactivated by pressing the Alarm Reset button. Once you disable the alarm system, you must again press and hold the Alarm Reset button for three more seconds to reset (activate) the alarm system.
  • Page 13: Turning The Cooling System On And Off

    IMPORT T T T T ANT IMPOR IMPOR IMPOR The On/Off button only controls your refrigerator’s cooling system. Power to lights and other electrical components continues unless you unplug the power cord. Controls & Settings Air Filter On/Off Button Cooling System On/Off Button...
  • Page 14: Storage Features

    4 Replace by inserting the mounting bracket hooks into the desired support slots. 5 Lower the shelf and lock into position. Shelf Features Your refrigerator includes SpillSafe are designed to catch and hold accidental spills. These shelves slide out for easy access to food and faster cleaning.
  • Page 15: Crisper Humidity Control

    DRAWERS Your refrigerator includes a variety of storage drawers. These drawers usually 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. Before storing items in a crisper: •...
  • Page 16 Storage Features DOORS Storage Bins The doors to your freezer and fresh food compartments use a system of modular storage bins. All of these bins are removable for easy cleaning. Some of them have fixed positions, while others can be adjusted to your needs. Door bins are ideal for storing jars, bottles, cans, and large drink containers.
  • Page 17: Dairy Compartment

    The tall bottle retainer keeps tall containers in the bin from falling forward when opening or closing the refrigerator door. To install, snap the ends of the retainer over the edge of the retainer wall as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 18: Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser

    Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser USING THE DISPENSER Your automatic ice & water dispenser includes a control panel, a drinking glass bay, and two push-paddles for turning on the ice and water supplies. Using the dispenser control panel is necessary for the ice dispenser but not the water dispenser.
  • Page 19: Using The Dispenser Control Panel

    Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser USING THE DISPENSER CONTROL PANEL Press button to get cubed ice. Light displays blue. Cube Button Press glass against ice dispensing paddle, holding high up to catch & Indicator Light all ice. Press button to get crushed ice. Light displays blue. Crush Button Press glass against ice dispensing paddle, holding high up to catch &...
  • Page 20: Priming The Water Supply System

    The 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, turn the ice maker’s On/Off switch to Off. Otherwise, the ice maker’s fill valve may be noisy when it attempts to operate without water.
  • Page 21 • Occasionally shake the ice container to keep ice separated. • If your refrigerator is not connected to a water supply or the water supply is turned off, turn off the ice maker by pressing the On/Off switch. • If you need a large quantity of ice at one time, it is best to get cubes directly from the ice container.
  • Page 22 Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser Cleaning The Ice Dispenser Clean the ice maker and ice bin at regular intervals, particularly before you take a vacation or move. When removing the ice bin, do not grip the ice chute (beneath the front of the bin) as a handle.
  • Page 23: Changing The Filters

    REPLACING THE AIR FILTER In general, you should change the air filter every six months to ensure optimal filtering of refrigerator odors. You may want to adjust this time period depending on the types and amounts of food you typically store in your refrigerator.
  • Page 24: Replacing The Water Filter

    NOTE The ice and water system can also operate without filtration if you use a bypass in place of the water filter cartridge. Please contact the Electrolux Customer Care Center to order the bypass component (Part No. 240396701). More About Your Advanced Water Filter...
  • Page 25: Storing Food & Saving Energy

    • Keep the fresh food compartment between 1.1° C and 4.4° C with an optimum temperature of 2.8° C (see the earlier section for more information about temperature settings). • Avoid overcrowding the refrigerator shelves, which reduces air circulation and causes uneven cooling. Fruits and Vegetables •...
  • Page 26: Ideas For Saving Energy

    IDEAS FOR SAVING ENERGY Installation • Locate the refrigerator in the coolest part of the room, out of direct sunlight, and away from heating ducts or registers. Do not place the refrigerator next to heat-producing appliances such as a range, oven, or dishwasher. If this is not possible, a section of cabinetry or an added layer of insulation between the two appliances will help the refrigerator operate more efficiently.
  • Page 27: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    Normal Operating Sounds & Sights UNDERSTANDING THE SOUNDS YOU MAY HEAR Your new high-efficiency refrigerator may introduce unfamiliar sounds. These sounds normally indicate your refrigerator is operating correctly. Some surfaces on floors, walls, and kitchen cabinets may make these sounds more noticeable. NOTE Energy efficient foam in your refrigerator is not a sound insulator.
  • Page 28: Care & Cleaning

    UTION UTION • 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 damp hands.
  • Page 29 Tips Short Vacations • Leave refrigerator operating during vacations of 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 for a few days.
  • Page 30: Replacing Light Bulbs

    Care & Cleaning REPLACING LIGHT BULBS Both the freezer and fresh food compartments of your refrigerator include light bulbs that will need replacing from time to time. Some lights have covers that you will need to remove before replacing the bulbs. Always use bulbs that are designed for appliance lighting.
  • Page 31: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions To Common Problems BEFORE YOU CALL . . . If you experience a problem with your refrigerator or notice a product behavior or condition you do not understand, you can usually avoid a call to your service representative by referring to this section for an answer. Beginning with the following table, this information includes common problems, causes, and suggested solutions.
  • Page 32: Temperatures Are Too Cold

    • Set freezer control to a warmer setting. Allow 24 hours for cold. temperature to stabilize. • Refrigerator control is set • Set refrigerator control to a warmer setting. Allow 24 hours too cold. for temperature to stabilize. • Refrigerator control is set •...
  • Page 33: Automatic Ice Maker

    • Weather is humid. Moisture collects on outside of refrigerator or between doors. • Door is slightly open, causing cold air from inside refrigerator to meet warm air from outside. Automatic Ice Maker Problem Cause Ice maker is not making any •...
  • Page 34: Ice Dispenser

    Solutions To Common Problems Ice Dispenser Problem Cause Dispenser will not • Water supply is not connected. dispense ice. • Ice storage container is empty. • Freezer temperature is set too warm. • Household water line valve is not open. •...
  • Page 35: Odors In Refrigerator

    Door(s) will not close. • Door was closed too hard, causing other door to open slightly. • Refrigerator is not level. It rocks on the floor when moved slightly. • Refrigerator is touching a wall or cabinet. • Food is touching shelf on top of drawer.

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