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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents Safety Instructions ... Operating Instructions Models23, 25, 26, 27 and 29 Automatic Icemaker ... Care and Cleaning ..14, 15 Crispers and Pans ..... Ice and Water Dispenser ..Profi/e C6te _t C6te Refrigerator Doors .... R6frig6rateurs Replacing the Light Bulbs ..Shelves, Bins and Racks ..
  • Page 2 IMPORTANTSAFETY INFORMATION. READALLINSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. A WARNING! Use this appliance only for its intendedpurpose as described in this Owner's Manual SAFETY P RECAUTIONS When using electrical appliances, basic safely precautions should be followed, including the following: I This refrigerator must be properly installed U Keep fingers out of the "pinch point"...
  • Page 3 www.GEAppliance_com DANGER!RISK OFCHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPER DISPOSAL OFTHE REFRIGERATOR Refrigerants Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past.Jtmked or abandoned refrigeiators All refrigeration productS contain refrigerants, sdU dangerous...even if they will sit for "justa few which under federal law must be removed prior days."...
  • Page 4 IMPORTANTSAFETY INFORMATION. READALLINSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! HOWTOCONNECT E LECTRICITY Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground)prong from the power cord. For personal safety, this appliance mustbe properly grounded. The power cord of this appliance is equipped with This provides the best performance and also a 3-prong (grounding)
  • Page 5: Temperature Controls

    Although the Air Tower and the Air Tunnel can be removed, doing so will affect temperature performance. (For removal instructions, on-line, 24 hours a day, contact tts at or call 800.GE.CARES. In Canada, contact us at wvn_' or call 1.800.361.3400.)
  • Page 6: Turbocool

    AboutTurboCool How it Works How to Use TurboCoolrapid]y c ools the refrigerator comparunent in order to more quickly Press TurboCool.The TurboCool cool foods. Use Tu_oCoolwhen adding a indicator light will come on; however, large amount of food to the refrigerator the refrigerator temperature display...
  • Page 7: Water Filter

    About the water filter. (onsome m odels) wvv_.GEAppliances_com On some models Water Filter Cartridge O Run water from the dispenser for 3 minutes (about one and a half The water filter cartridge is located in the gallons) to clear the system and back upper right corner of the refrigerator...
  • Page 8 Aboutthe shelves, b insand racks. Not all features are on all models. LargeBins Thesnugger helps prevent tipping, spilling or sliding of small items stored on the door The larger refrigerator door bins and shelf. Place a finger on either side of the freezer tih-out door bins are adjustable.
  • Page 9 ww_.GEApplianc_com Slide-Out Spillproof Sheff The slide-out spillproof shelf allows you to reach items stored behind others. The special edges are designed to help prevent spills from dripping to lower shelves. To remove: Press tab and pull shelf Slide the shelf out until it reaches the stop, forward to remove then press down on the tab and slide the...
  • Page 10 About the refrigeratordoors. Refrigerator Doors you feel at the stop The refrigerator doors may feel different The resistance than the ones you are used to. The special position will be reduced as the door is loaded with food. door opening/closing feature makes sure the doors close all the way and are securely sealed.
  • Page 11 About the crispers andpans. ,, GUcplia,,,emo Not all features are on all models. Fruit and Vegetable Crispers Excess water that may accumulate in the bottom of the drawers should be wiped dry. Onsome models,the bottom drawer has full extension slides that allow full access to the drawer.
  • Page 12 About the automatic icemaker. A newly installed refrigerator may take 12 to 24 hours to begin making ice. Automatic Icemaker Specialnotesaboutdispenser model_ On dispenser models, to access ice or reach the !11 Dispenser models have a tilt-out ice bin. The icemaker will produce seven cubes The bin can be tilted out as shown in power switch: per cycle---approximately...
  • Page 13 About the ice and water dispenser. ( on some m odels) www.GEAppliance._com On some models To Use the Dispenser Select CUBED ICE _, CRUSHED ICE Dispenser LigM or WATER_. This pad turns the night Press the glass gendy against the top of the ."...
  • Page 14 Stainless SteelMagic is available at Ace, True or become loose enough to rinse away. Value, Servistar, HWI and other leading The dispensercradle(on some models). stores. It is also available through GE Parts Before cleaning, lock the dispenser by and Accessories, 800.626.2002. Order part number WXIOXI5.
  • Page 15 www.GEAppliance_com Behind the Refrigerator Be careful when moving the refrigerator Whenpushingtherefrigeratorback,make sure youdon'troll over thepower cordor icemaker away from the wall. All types of floor coverings can be damaged, particularly supplyline (on somemodels). cushioned coverings and those with embossed surfaces. IMU the refrigerator straight out and return it to position by pushing it straight in.
  • Page 16 Replacing thelight bulbs. Setting either or both controls to 0 does not remove power to the light circuit. Refrigerator Compartment--Upper Light After replacing the bulb with an Unplug the refrigerator. appliance bulb of the same or lower The bulbs are located at the top of the wattage, replace the fight shield and comparUnent, inside the fight shield.
  • Page 17 Some models are equipped with trim kits that allow you to install door panels. You can order pro-cut black, white, bisque or stainless steel decorator panels from GE Parts and Accessories, 800.626.2002, or you can add wood panels to match your kitchen cabinets.
  • Page 18 Trimkits. Dimensions for Custom Wood Panels FreezerPanel Freezer Panel FreshFood Panel WithoutDispenser WithDispenser 1/8" I/8" 1/8" :_--(3 ram) (3ram)-,,-: :,_- out out -"I :4-(3 mm) d.:---i6/,6" L.,:: ""} (8mm) 5/17, 5/16" (8ram) (8 mm) IT_" (45.4cm) 67_" 67Y_" (171cm) (171cm) FRONT FRONT FRONT...
  • Page 19 Insertingthe doorpanels. Read these instructions completely and carefully. Insert the Freezer Panel and Fresh Food PaneL If your model has a dispenser, this step only applies Carefully push the freezer panel in until it slides into the slot behind the door handle. Push the filler to the fresh food panel and top freezer panel.
  • Page 20 Insertingthedoorpanels. 0 Install the Side Trim. Hold the Side Trim against the front face of the These pieces are tucked inside the refrigerator door handle. decorator panels and fit the Side Trim under the Top Trim. Make sure the magnetically attached Donot removethe protective film on the outside of the Side Trim is fitted correctly...
  • Page 21: Installation Instructions

    Read these instructions completely and carefully. If the refrigerator has an icemaker, it will have to be connected to a cold water line. A GE • IMPORTANT - Save t hese water supply kit (containing tubing, shutoff instructions for local inspector's use.
  • Page 22 Installation Instructions MOVING THE REFRIGERATOR LOADING THE RERIGERATOR If the refrigerator must go through any entrance that is less than 38" ONTO A HAND TRUCK wide, the doors must be removed. Leave all tape and door pads on doors Proceed to Step 3.
  • Page 23 Installation Instructions [] CLOSE THE FREEZER AND [] DISCONNECT THE POWER REFRIGERATOR DOORS COUPLING (on some models) If the refrigerator has a water dispenser, there is a power line (harness) from the cabinet into the bottom hinge on the freezer door that must be disconnected.
  • Page 24 Installation Instructions MOVING THE REFRIGERATOR (CONT.) [] REMOVE THE [] REMOVE THE FREEZER DOOR (cont.) REFRIGERATOR DOOR (cont.) As one person slowly lifts the freezer door Remove the two 5/16" hex head screws, up and off the bottom hinge, the second then lift the hinge straight up to free the person...
  • Page 25 Installation Instructions [] REPLACING THE DOORS [] REMOVE THE REFRIGERATOR DOOR (cont.) To replace the doors, simply reverse steps 3 through Lift the refrigerator door up and off the bottom hinge. However. please note the following: If the refrigerator has a refreshment •...
  • Page 26: Installing The Refrigerator

    Installation Instructions INSTALLING THE REFRIGERATOR REFRIGERATOR LOCATION DIMENSIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS (for CustomStyle models) • Do not install the refrigerator where the temperature will go below 60°F (16°C) because it will not run often enough maintain proper temperatures. • Do not install the refrigerator where the temperature will...
  • Page 27 (sleeve) onto the end of the tubing coming from the house cold water supply. If you are using the GE SmartConnect" tubing, the nuts are already assembled the tubing. If you are using copper tubing, insert...
  • Page 28 Installation Instructions INSTALLING THE REFRIGERATOR (CONT.) [] LEVEL THE REFRIGERATOR PUT THE REFRIGERATOR IN PLACE (cont.) Move the refrigerator to its final location. To adjust the rollers on 23' models: Turn the front [] LEVEL THE REFRIGERATOR roller adjusting screws clockwise The refrigerator can be leveled to raise the...
  • Page 29 Installation Instructions [] REPLACE THE BASE GRILLE [] START THE ICEMAKER Replace the grille by installing the two Set the icemaker power switch to the Phillips head screws. I (on) position. The icemaker will begin to operate until it reaches operating temperature of 15°F (-9°C)
  • Page 30 GE copper, be sure both ends of the tubing Reverse Osmosis Water System, the only cut square. approved installation is with a GE RVKit. For To determine how much tubing you need: other reverse osmosis water systems, follow measure...
  • Page 31 DRILL THE HOLE FOR THE VALVE • If you are using a GE SmartConnect" Drill a 1/4" hole in the water pipe (even if Refrigerator Tubing kit, the necessary...
  • Page 32: The Refrigerator To Install

    Make sure the tubing is fully inserted into the valve. Tighten the compression nut securely. Cold Water Pipe Saddle-Type For plastic tubing from a GE Shutoff Valve SmartConnect" Refrigerator Tubing kit, NOTE: Commonwealth of Massachusetts insert the molded end of the tubing...
  • Page 33: Normaloperatingsounds

    Normaloperatingsounds. . C p,ia.e. oom Newer refrigerators sound differentfrom older refrigerators. Modern refrigerators have more features and use newer technology. Do you hear what I hear? These soundsare normal HIIMMM... W///B! _WHOOSH... • The new high efficiency compressor may run faster You may hear the fans spinning at high speeds.
  • Page 34 Before youcall for service... Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need to call for service. roubleshooting tips Possible Causes What To Do Refrigerator in defrost cycle. * Wait about 30 minutes for defrost cycle to end.
  • Page 35 www.GEAppliancet, com What To Do • Set the power switch to the 0 (off) position. Keeping it Icemaker power switch is in the. I (On)portion but the water in the I (on) position will damage the water valve. supply to the refrigerator has not been connected.
  • Page 36 Beforeyoucall forservice... Possible Causes What To Do Supply line or shutoff • Call a plumber. is dogged. Water filter dogged. • Replace £dter cartridge or remove filter and install plug. Dispeoseris LOCKED. • Press and hold the LOCK CONTROL pad for 3 seconds. Last setting waa •...
  • Page 37: Warranty (Canadian)

    GE Service Protection Plus" GE, a name recognized worldwide for quality and dependability, offers you Service Protection Plus'_-comprehensive protection on all your appliances- No Matter What Brand! Benefits Include: We'll CoverAny Appliance. • Backed by GE Anywhere. Anytime.* • All brands covered •...
  • Page 38 Pho.o * Please ploxide VOUl e-lnail address to leceivc. \ia c Illai], dis(oulllS, s|)e€ial otTels alId odlel illlpOltilllI ommunications flora GE Appliances (GEA). [] Check hele if you do ilot want to receive catehll]\ selecled paltnels. COlllIIIIIIliC_ItioIIS hOlll (_EA*s GEAppliances Geo_ralEl_tt_¢...
  • Page 39 Notes. vvvvw.GEAppliance_com Taw3...
  • Page 40 Performance Data Sheet SmartWatarFdtretioaSystem GWF/ HWF Cartridge Thissystemhas been tested according to NSF/ANSI 42,/53 for reductionof thesubstanceslisted balow. The concentrationof the indicated substances in water enteringthe systemwas reduced to a concentration less than or equal to the permissible limit for water leaving tha system,as specified in NSF/ANSI 42J53.* (100%safety factorsbuilt in for unmetered usage) Standard No.
  • Page 41 Certificate Number 00-1434 Date Issued: May 30, 2000 Date Revised: Febma_ 9, 2001 Trademark/Model Deslmaaflon ReDLucement Elemen_ GE Smart t to Section Atrazine Lindane 2,4-D Rated Service Capacity: 300 galions* Rated Service Flow: 0.5 gpm Do not use where water is mierobiologicaliy...
  • Page 42 CONSUMER WARRANTY (for customers in Canada) Your refrigerator is warranted to be free of defects in material and workmanship. Nhat is covered Parts Labour How Long Warranted (From Date of Sale) Repair or Replace at Camco's Option 3ompressor Ten (10) Years Ten (10) Years Five (5)Years 3ealed System (including...
  • Page 43 OneYear Anypartof the refrigerator which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. Fromthedaw ofthe During this full one-year watraray, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and in-home original purchase service to replace the defective part.
  • Page 44 Inthe u.s.: w ww.GEAppliances. Expert GE repair service is Duly one step away from your door. Get on-line and schedule your service at your convenience 24 hours any day of the year! Or call 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737) during normal business hours.