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Safety Instructions - Frigidaire CFU14M2AW6 Use & Care Manual

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Im portant Safety
Instructions
Proper
Disposal
of Your
Refrigerator/Freezer
Risk of child entrap-ment,
Child entrapment and suffocation are not
problems of the past, Junked or abandoned
refrigerators or freezer are still dangerous --
even if they will sit for "just a few days," If you
are getting rid of your old refrigerator or
freezer, please follow the instructions below
to help prevent accidents.
BEFOREYOUTI-IROWAWAYYOUR
OLDREFRIGERATOR/FREEZER:
Remove door/lid.
Leave shelves in
place so children
may not easily
climb inside.
Avoid
fire hazard
or
electric shock. Do not use an extension
cord or an adapter plug. Do not remove
any prong from power cord.
Grounding type
wall
receptacTD
oil= not under
any circumstances
cut, remove,
or bypass
the grounding
pron_
_from this plug.
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_!_V-'_ : l _ II_ [ _
Power supply
cord with 3-prong
grounding plug
Read all instructions
before using this freezer.
For You r Safety
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity
of this or any other appliance Read product labels for flammability
and other
warnings.
Child Safety
• Destroycarton, plasticbags, andanyexteriorwrappingmaterialimmediately
after the freezer is unpacked. Children should never use these items for play.
Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads, plastic sheets or stretch wrap may
become airtight chambers and can quickly cause suffocation.
• A child might suffocate if he crawls into a freezer to hide or play. Remove
the door of a freezer when not in use, even if you plan to discard
the
freezer.
Many communities
have laws requiring you to take this safety
precaution.
• Remove and discard any spacers used to secure the shelves during shipping.
Small objects are a choke hazard to children.
Electrical
Information
These guidelines must be followed to ensure that safety mechanisms in the
design of this freezer will operate properly,
• Refer to the serial plate for correct electrical rating. The power cord of the
appliance is equipped with a three-prong grounding plug for protection against
shock hazards. It must be plugged directly intoits own properly grounded three-
prong receptacle, protected with a 15 amp time delay fuse or circuit breaker. The
receptacle must be installedin accordance with the local codes and ordinances.
Consult a qualified electrician. Receptacles protected by Ground Fault Circuit
Interrupters (GFCi) are NOT RECOMMENDED.
DO NOT use an extension
cord or adapter plug.
• If voltage varies by 10 percent or more, freezer performance may be affected.
Operating the freezer with insufficient power can damage the motor. Such
damageis not covered under thewarranty, ifyou suspect your household voltage
is high or low, consult your power company for testing.
• Topreventthefreezerfrombeingtumedoffaccidentally,donot
plugunitintoan
outlet controlled by a wall switch or pull cord.
• Do not pinch, knot, or bend power cord in any manner.
Other
Precautions
• To defrost freezer, always unplug unit first.
• Neverunplugthefreezerbypullingonthepowercord.
Alwaysgriptheplugfirmly
and pull straight out from the receptacle.
• Turning the control to OFF turns off the compressor, but does not disconnect
power to other electrical components.
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