& ice Service (continued)
If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker, it will provide a sufficient
supply of ice for normal use. During the initial startup of your refrigerator.
no ice will be produced during the first 24 hours of operation.
Automatic ice makers are also optional accessories that may be installed in
most models at any time. Call your local dealer for information
YOUR ICE MAKER
After the plumbing connections have been completed, the water su pply valve
must be opened. Place the ice container under the ice maker, pushing it as
far back as possible
Lower the wire signal arm to its "down" or ON position.
New plumbing connections may cause the first production of ice cubes to be
discolored or have an odd flavor. These first cubes should be discarded until
the cubes produced are free of discoloration and taste
YOUR iCE MAKER
To stop the ice maker, lift the wire signal arm until it clicks and locks in the
"up" or OFF position. The ice maker also turns off automatically when the ice
container is full. If your model has an adjustable freezer shelf, place the shelf
in the lower position, so that the wire signal arm will hit the ice when the
container is full.
iMPORTANT: Your ice maker is shipped with the wire signal arm in the ON position. To ensure proper function of
you r ice maker, hook up water supply immediately or turn ice maker OFF by lifting the wire signal arm until it clicks
and locks in the UP position.
Chemicals from a malfunctioning
softener Can damage th e ice maker, If the ice maker is €onnected
to soft water, ensure that the softener is maintained
and working properly.
ice cubes stored too long may develop an odd flavor. Empty the ice container and ensure that the wire signal arm is
in its "down" or ON position. The ice maker will then produce more ice.
Occasionally shake the ice container to keep ice separated.
Keep the wire signal arm in its "up" or OFF position until the refrigerator is connected to the water supply, also OFF
whenever the water supply is turned off.
The following sounds are normal when the ice maker is operating:
Ice loosening from tray
Ice dropping into ice container
Water valve opening or closing
NOTE: For more nformatien on these operations, see Norma!Operating
Sounds and Sights section on page !7,
Wash the ice container in warm water with mild detergent. Rinse well and dry.
Stop the ice maker when cleaning the freezer and during vacations.
If the ice maker will be turned off for a long period of time, turn the water supply valve to the closed position.