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Troubleshooting Tips; Before You Call For Service - GE GTS18FCSARWW Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

16, 17, 18 models top-freezers refrigerator
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Before you call for service...
Troubleshooting Tips
Save time and money! Review the charts on the following
pages first and you may not need to call for service.
Possible Causes
What To Do
Refrigerator does not
Refrigerator
ha defrost cycle.
* Wait abe)tit 30 minutes
fi)r deft'()st cycle to end.
operate
Temperature
control dial
* Move tire temperature
control
di;d to a temperatm'e
ha Oposifion.
settin
Refrigerator
is unplugged.
* Push tire l_ltw_completely
into tire outlet.
The
fuse is blown/circuit
* Replace
fuse or reset tire breaker.
breaker
is tripped.
Vibration or rattling
Roller screws
or leveling
legs
* See Rollersand LevelingLegs.
(slight vibration
need
adjusting.
is normal)
Motor operates
for
Normal
when refrigerator
* Wait 24 hom_ tor tire reflJgerator
to completely
Iong periods or cycles
is first plugged ha.
cool down.
on and offfrequently.
(Modern refrigerators
Often occurs when large
* This is nom_al.
with more storage
amounts
of food are
space and a larger
placed in refrigerator.
if _acka_,e is holding
door open.
freezer require more
Door
left open.
* Check
to see
}
operating time. They
Mart and Mop often
Hot weather
or frequent
* This is hernial.
to maintain even
door ope_mags.
temperatures.)
Temperature
control dial
* See About the temperature control dial.
set at the coldest
setting.
GzSlle mad condenser
* See Care and cleaning.
need
clemlhag.
Fresh food or freezer
Temperature
control dial
* See About the temperature control dial.
compartment too warm
not
set
cold enough.
Warm weather
or frequent
* Set tire temperature
control
dial one step colcle_:
door ope_mags.
See About the temperature control dial.
it _acka,,e is holding
door open.
Door left open.
* Check
to see
l
if )ackaoe
is blocking
air duct in freezer
Package blocking
air duct ha
* Check
to see
l
freezer
compartment.
COlll})ilYtlllen[.
if )acka,,e
is holding
door open.
From or ice crystals
Door
left open.
* Check
to see
}
_
,
on frozen food
(from within package
Too frequent
or too long
is normal)
door ope_mags.
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