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OCCURRENCE
SOLUTION
WATERIMOISTUREIFROST
INSIDE REFRIGERATOR
Moisture
collects
on inside
of refrigerator
Weather is hot and humid which increases rate of frost buildup
and internal sweating
This is normal
walls.
Door is slightly open
See O_EN_NGIcLostN_
O F
DOORS/DRAWERS
in this Avoid Service Checklist_
Door is opened too orlon or too long Open the door lessoften
Water collects on bottom
side of drawer
Vegetab es contain and give off moisture it is not unusual to have moisture on the bottom side of
cover,
the cover
Water collects
in bottom
of drawer,
Washed vegetables and fruits drain while in the drawer Dry items before putting them into drawer
Water collecting in bottom of drawer is normal
WATERIMOISTURE/FROST
OUTSIDE REFRIGERATOR
Moisture
forms
on outside
of refrigerator
Weather is humid
This is normal in humid weather
When humidity
is lower, the moisture should
or between
doors,
disappear
Set Energy Saver switch
to the Reduce Exterior
Moisture
position
Door is slightly open, causing cold air from inside the refrigerator to meet warm air from outside
See OPENING!CLOSING
OFDOORS/DRAWERS
in this Avoid Service Checklist
AUTOMATIC
ICE MAKER (some
models)
Ice maker
is not making
any ice,,
ice maker wire signal arm is in "up" or OFFposition Move wire signal arm to the "down" or ON
position
t
It#._
W_.TER
bl[l_.
Household
water line valve is not open
Turn on household
water line valve.
Water supply vatve in refrigerator
is being blocked by foreign material
Unplug
the refrigerator
and
turn off water supply
Slide refrigerator
out and locate where water
is connected
to the valve.
Unscrew the brass fitting and pull out the screen from inside the valve mesh
Clean the screen of
foreign materia!
Replace screen and brass fitting and turn the water supply on; check for leaks Ptug
in refrigerator
and slide into place
Freezer is not cold enough
See TEMPI_RATU£ES
ARETOOWARM in this Avoid Service Checklist
Ice maker
is not making
enough
ice
Saddlevalve on cold water pipe is blocked or restricted by foreign material Turn off household water
line valve. Remove, clean or reolace vatve.
Ice maker is producing
less ice than you expect
ice maker should produce
approximately
2 1/2 to 4 pounds of ice every 24 hours
Freezer is not cold enough.
See Tt_MPER.ATURES
ARE TOOWARMin this Avoid Service Checklist.
Household
water line valve is not completely
open
Turn on household
water
line valve
Ice maker wi'li
not stop making
ice,
ice maker
is not separating
the cubes.
Ice has bad odor
and taste,
Water supply valve in refrigerator
is being blocked
by foreign
material
See "Ice maker
is not
making
any ice" above in this Avoid Service Checklist,
Ice maker wire arm is being held down by an item in the freezer Remove item and releasearm
Remove any ice cubes which are frozen tooether over arm,
Icecubes are not beinQusedfrequently enouuh. Remove and shake ice bucket to separate cubes,
Ice has picked up odor or flavor from strong food stored in refrigerator
or freezer
Cover foods tightly
Discard stale ice tee maker will produce
fresh supply
ODORS IN REFRIGERATOR
Water running to ice maker has poor taste or odor Add filter to icemaker Consult a water purifying
company
OPENINGtCLOSING OF DOORSIDRAWERS
Door(s) will not close.
interior needs to be cleaned Clean interior with sponge, warm water and baking soda
Foodwith strong odor is in refrigerator Cover food tightly
Door is not designed to swing shut automatical}y Close door securely
Door was closed too hard, causing other door to open slightly Close both doors gently
Refrigerator is not ievel it rocks on the floor when it is moved slightly Be sure floor is level and solid
and can adequately support refrigerator Adjust rollers as needed
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