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Care And Cleaning; Shelves - GE GTS18FCSARWW Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

16, 17, 18 models top-freezers refrigerator
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Care and cleaning of the refrigerator.
Cleaning the Outside
The door handles and trim (on some
models).
Clean
with a cloth
(laml)ened
with soapy water:
Dry with a sott cloth.
Keep the outside clean. Wipe
with a clean
cloth lightly
dampened
with kitchen
appliance
wax or mild liquid
dish
detergent.
Dry and polish
with a clean,
soft cloth.
The stainless
steel panels
and door handles
(on sonle
models)
can be cleaned
with
a commercially
available
stainless
steel
cleaner.
Do not use appliance
wax or
polish
on the stainless
steel.
Do not wipe the refr/_?eratorwith a soiled dish
cloth or wet towel Thesemay leave a residue
that can erode the paint Do not use scouring
pads, powdered cleaners, bleach or cleaners
containing bleach because these products can
scratch and weaken the paint finish.
Cleaning the Inside
Tohelp prevent odors, leave an open be×
of baking
soda in the fresh food and
ti'eezer
COil/1)}1
i'ti//ents.
Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning.
If this is not practi(al,
wring excess
moisture
out of sponge
or cloth when
cleaning
around
switches,
lights
or
controls.
Use waHn water and baking
soda solution-
about a tablespoon
(l 5 ml) of baking soda
to a quart
(1 liter)
of water; This both
cleans and netm'alizes
o(h)_.
Rinse and
wipe dry.
After cleaning
the door gaskets,
apply a
thin laver of petroleum
.jelly to the door
gaskets
at the hinge
side. This
helps kee I)
the gaskets
from
sticking
and bending
out of shape.
Avoid cleaning cold glass shelves (on some
models) with hot water because the extreme
temperature difference may cause them to
break. Handle glass shelves carefully Bumping
tempered glass can cause it to shatte_
Eviter de nettoyer /es tab/ettes en verre froides
(sur certa/ns rnod#les) _ l'eau chaude paine que
/'6cart de temperature extreme risque de/es
craquer Man/puler /es tab/ettes en verre avec
pr6caution. Le verre tremp6 soumis _ un choc
nsque de so fracassel:
Do not wash any plastic refrigerator parts in
the dishwashe_
CleanflTg the condenser
coils.
Condenser
There
is no need
for routine
condenser
cleaning
in normal
home
operating
envii'oni/lents.
However,
in
enviYonillents
that may be partictflarly
dusty
or greasy,
the condenser
shotfld
be cleaned
periodically
for efiicient
refi'igerator
ol)ei'a
[ion.
To clean
the condenser;
turn
the
temperatm'e
control
dial to O. Sweep
_IW_IV
OI"
V_IC/I[IIII
11 I)
dust.
For best results,
use a brush
specially
designed
for this i)m'pose.
It is awfilable
at most
appliance
parts
stores.
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