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Before You Begin - GE GTH18DCXALWW Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

Top-freezer refrigerator model 18
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BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Read these
instructions
completely
and carefully.
" IMPORTANT
- S.ve these
instructions
if)r local
inspector's
use.
" IMPORTANT
- Obseive all
governing
codes
and
ordinances.
* Note
to Installer
-
Be sure
to leave
these
instructions
with
tile
Consumei:
, Note
to Consumer
- Keep
these
instructions
K)r future
reference.
* Skill level - Installation
of this appliance
requires
basic mecllanical
skills.
* Completion
time - Refligerator
Installation
15 minutes
Reversing the Door Swing
1 llour
* Proper installation
is tile responsibility
of tile
installer.
* Product
failure due to improper
installation
is not
covered
under the
_!arIallty.
WATER SUPPLY TO THE ICEMAKER
{on some models}
If tlle refrigerator
has an icemaker,
it will llave to be
connected
to a cold water line. A water supply kit
(containing
copper
robing, shutoff valve, fittings and
instructions)
is available at extra cost f]om your dealei;
by visiting our Website at GEAppliances.com
(in
Canada at www.GEAppliances.ca)
or flom Parts and
Accessories,
1.800.661.1616.
CLEARANCES
Allow file following clearances for ease of installation,
proper air circulation and phmlbing
and electrical
connections.
- Sides 1/8" (3 ram)
- Top 1" (25 ram)
- Back 1" (25 ram)
If the refligerator
is to be installed next to a wall on the
llinge side, allow 5/16" (8 ram) door clearance.
ROLLERS AND LEVELING
LEGS
Rollers
allow you to move file refligerator
away flom the
wall for cleaning.
Leveling
Legs near each flont corner
of tile refligerat(m
next to the rollers,
should
be adjusted
if any of the
following
occurs:
- Refligerator
wobbles
due to flont roller
not being firmly
positioned
on tile floor
" Door(s)
do not close easily when opened
to 45 °.
NOTE:
" BEFORE moving file refligerator
away flom the wall,
be sure to turn tile leveling legs cotmterclockwise
so that
the weight of the refligerator
is fiflly transferred to the
flont rollers.
" Tile refligerator
will not be level flom flont to back. It
will have a slight backward flit for proper doo>closing.
To adjust the leveling legs,
1 <:------__
tHI'II tile two flont leveling
..... -......
legs clockwise to raise the
fiont of tile reflfgerator and
counterclockwise to lower it.
ise to raise
refrigerator
REFRIGERATOR
LOCATION
=Do not install tile refligerator
where the tenlperamre
will go below 60°F (16°C) because it will not run often
enougtl to maintain proper
temperatures.
" Do not install the refligerator
wllere tlle temperature
will go above 100°F (37°C) because it will not perform
properly.
" Install it on a floor strong enough to support it flflly
loaded.
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