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Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable
and vapors, such as
away from refrigerator.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, allow for a 1/2"
(1.25 cm) space at the top and behind the refrigerator. If your
refrigerator has an ice maker, allow extra space at the back for the
water line connections. When installing your refrigerator next to a
fixed wall, leave a 33/4"(9.5 cm) minimum space between the
refrigerator and wall to allow the door to swing open.
NOTE: It is recommended
that you do not install the refrigerator
near an oven, radiator, or other heat source. Do not install the
refrigerator in a location where the temperature will fall below 55°F
1/2" (1.25 cm) /
3s/4'' (9.5 cm)
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded
3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical
Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is
important to make sure you have the proper electrical connection.
A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15- or 20-amp fused, grounded
electrical supply is required. It is recommended
that a separate
circuit serving only your refrigerator be provided. Use an outlet
that cannot be turned off by a switch. Do not use an
extension cord.
NOTE: Before performing any type of installation, cleaning, or
removing a light bulb, turn Cooling OFF, and then disconnect the
refrigerator from the electrical source. When you are finished,
reconnect the refrigerator to the electrical source and turn Cooling
ON. See "Using the Controls."
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions
provided with any tools listed
Flat-blade screwdriver
1/4"Nut driver
7/le" and 1/2"Open-end or two
1/4"Drill bit
adjustable wrenches
Cordless drill
All installations must meet local plumbing code requirements.
Do not use a piercing-type or 3/le" (4.76 mm) saddle valve
which reduces water flow and clogs more easily.
Use copper tubing and check for leaks. Install copper tubing
only in areas where the household temperatures will remain
above freezing.

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