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KitchenAid KBFS20EVBL5 User Instructions page 3

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Clean Before Using
After you remove all of the packaging materials, clean the inside of
your refrigerator before using it. See the cleaning instructions
"Refrigerator Care."
important information to know about glass shelves
and covers:
Do not clean glass shelves or covers with warm water when
they are cold. Shelves and covers may break if exposed to
sudden temperature
changes or impact, such as bumping.
Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small,
pieces. This is normal. Glass shelves and covers
are heavy. Use both hands when removing them to avoid
Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable
and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from refrigerator.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.
To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, allow for 1/2"
(1.25 cm) of space on each side and at the top. Allow for 1"
(2.54 cm) of 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 21/2 '' (6.3 cm) minimum on the hinge side (some models
require more) to allow for the door to swing open.
NOTE: This refrigerator is intended for use in a location where the
temperature ranges from a minimum of 55°F (13°C) to a maximum
of 110°F (43°C). The preferred room temperature range for
optimum performance, which reduces electricity usage and
provides superior cooling, is between 60°F (15°C) and 90°F
(32°C). It is recommended
that you do not install the refrigerator
near a heat source, such as an oven or radiator.
l/z" (1.25crn)
21/2 (6 3 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 the control (Thermostat, Refrigerator or
Freezer Control depending on the model) to OFF and then
disconnect the refrigerator from the electrical source. When you
are finished, reconnect the refrigerator to the electrical source and
reset the control (Thermostat, Refrigerator or Freezer Control
depending on the model) to the desired setting. See "Using the

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