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Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable
and vapors, such as
away from refrigerator.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, allow for a V2"
(1.25 cm) of space on each side and at the top. Allow for a 1"
(2.54 cm) space behind the refrigerator. If your refrigerator has an
ice maker, allow extra space at the back for the water line
connections. When installing your refrigerator next to a fixed wall,
leave a 33/4 '' (9.5 cm) minimum space between the refrigerator and
wall to allow the door to swing open.
NOTE: It is recommended
that you do not install the refrigerator
near an oven, radiator, or other heat source. Do not install the
refrigerator in a location where the temperature will fall below 55°F
1/2" (1.25 cm) /
33/4" (9.5 cm)
Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded
3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical
Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is
important to make sure you have the proper electrical connection.
A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15- or 20-amp fused, grounded
electrical supply is required. It is recommended that a separate
circuit serving only your refrigerator be provided. Use an outlet
that cannot be turned off by a switch. Do not use an
extension cord.
NOTE: Before performing any type of installation, cleaning, or
removing a light bulb, turn Cooling OFF, and then disconnect the
refrigerator from the electrical source. When you are finished,
reconnect the refrigerator to the electrical source and turn Cooling
ON. See "Using the Controls."
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Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions
provided with any tools listed
Flat-blade screwdriver
1A" Nut driver
7/le" and V2" Open-end or two
_A" Drill bit
adjustable wrenches
Cordless drill
All installations must meet local plumbing code requirements.
Do not use a piercing-type or ¾e" (4.76 mm) saddle valve
which reduces water flow and clogs more easily.
Use copper tubing and check for leaks. Install copper tubing
only in areas where the household temperatures will remain
above freezing.
For models with water filters, the disposable water filter
should be replaced at least every 6 months.

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