Installing The Refrigerator; Freezer Drawer - GE CFCP1NIYASS Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

Bottom freezer models 21 and 25
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Installation
Instructions
INSTALLING THE REFRIGERATOR
REFRIGERATOR LOCATION
• Do not install the refrigerator where the temperature will
go below 60°F (16°C) b ecause it will not run often enough
to maintain proper temperatures.
• Do not install the refrigerator where the temperature will
go above IO0°F(37°C)because it will not perform properlg.
• Installit on a floor strong enough to support it fullg loaded.
CLEARANCES
Allow the following clearances for easeof installation, proper
air circulation and plumbing and electrical connections.
Standard Depth
Counter Depth
Models
Models
Sides
1/8" (3 mm)
1/8" (3 mm)
Top
1" (25 mm)
1" (25 mm)
Back
1" (25 mm)
1/2" (13 mm)
REMOVE TOP CAP Ion some models}
• IMPORTANT NOTE:This refrigerator is 34-1/2" deep.
Doors and passageways leading to the installation
location must be at least 36" wide in order to leave the
doors and handles attached to the refrigerator while
transporting it into the installation location. If
passageways are less than 36", the refrigerator doors
and handles can easily be scratched and damaged.
The top cap and doors can be removed to allow the
refrigerator to be safely moved indoors. Start with Step A.
• If it is not necessary to remove doors, skip Step A. Leave
tape and all packaging on doors until the refrigerator is
in the final location.
• SKIDREMOVAL: Tilt refrigerator to each side to remove
skid.
• NOTE:Use a padded hand truck to move this refrigerator.
Placethe refrigerator on the hand truck with a side
against the truck. We strongly recommend that TWO
PEOPLE move and complete this installation.
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Locate and remove the two Phillipshead screws on the
top of the refrigerator. Removethe two screws on each
side at the rear of the top cap.
Lift off and remove top cap.
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Removethe fresh-food door. Referto Steps I through 3
of "Reversingthe Door Swing" section.
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Removethe bottom freezer drawer. Referto "Removing
FreezerDrawer" section.
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Hove refrigerator to the installation location.
REMOVETOP CAP {cont.} (on somemodels}
REINSTALL DOORS, DRAWERS AND TOP CAP
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carefully lower the door onto the center hinge. Reinstall
top hinge. NOTE:Ensurethe door is properlg aligned to
the case top to avoid readjustment of the door during
top cap reinstallation.
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Placeca ) over the to ) of the refrigerator. Reinstallthe
original screws in the top and back of the cap.
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Reinstallthe bottom freezer drawer. Refer to "Replacing
the FreezerDrawer" section.
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Top Hinge B
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CONNECTING THE REFRIGERATOR TO
THE HOUSE WATER LINE
(icemaker and dispenser models}
A cold water supplg is required for automatic icemaker
operation. If there is not a cold water supplg, gou will
need to provide one. SeeInstalling the Water Line
section.
NOTES:
• Before making the connection to the refrigerator, be
sure the refrigerator power cord is not plugged into
the wall outlet.
• If gout refrigerator does not have a water filter,we
recommend installing one if gour water supplg has
sand or particles that could clog the screen of the
refrigerator's water valve. Install it in the water line
near the refrigerator. If using GESmartConnecf'_
Refrigerator Tubing Kit, gou will need an additional
tube (WXO8XIO002) to connect the filter.Do not cut
plastic tube to install filter.
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