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First Steps - Frigidaire MFU17F3GW8 Owner's Manual

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First Steps
3"
AIR
SPACE
Installation
CRATING
SCREW
""-
DISCARD THE (4) CRATING
SCREWS
AND
(2)
WOOD
BASES
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Unpacking
and Leveling
- Upright
Freezers
_1 SCREWS
TOP
'
HINGE
I
PLASTICvE R
Upright FreezerDoor Removal
I_[_
To allow door to
close
and seal properly,
DO NOT let
food packages
extend past the front
of shelves.
Before
starting
the freezer,
follow
these
important
first
steps:
Installation
• Choose a place that is near a grounded electrical outlet,
• For the most efficient operation, the freezer should be located where surrounding
temperatures will not exceed 110°F (43°C). Temperatures of 32°F (0°C) and below
will NOT affect freezer operation, Additional compressor heaters are not recom-
mended,
• Allowspacearoundtheunitforgoodaircirculadon,
Leavea 3 inch (75 mm)space
on all sides of the freezer for adequate circulation,
Leveling
The freezer must have all bottom corners resting firmly on a solid floor. The floor must
be strong enough to support a fully loaded freezer. NOTE: It isVERYIMPORTANTfor
your freezer to be level in order to function properly. If the freezer isnot leveled during
installatioin, the door may be misaligned and not close or seal properly, causing
cooling, frost, or moisture problems.
To Level Upright
Unit:
After discarding crating screws and wood base, use a carpenter's level to level the
freezer from front-to-back. Adjust the plastic leveling feet in front, Y_bubble higher,
so that the door closes easily when left halfway open.
To Level Chest Unit:
If needed, add metal or wood shims between feet pads and floor.
Cleaning
• Wash any removable parts, the freezer interior, and exterior with mild detergent
and warm water, Wipe dry. DO NOT USE HARSH CLEANERS ON THESE
SURFACES.
• Do not userazor bladesor other sharp instruments, which can scratch the appliance
surface when removing adhesive labels. Any glue leR from the tape can be
removed with a mixture of warm water and mild detergent, or touch the residue
with the sticky side of tape already removed. DO NOT REMOVE THE SERIAL
PLATE.
Upright
Freezer
Door Removal
If door must be removed:
1. Lift up plastic hinge cover and fold back.
2. Use a Phillips(R) s crewdriver to loosen and retighten the screws on the top hinge to
ensure that a secure assembly and prevent hinge slippage.
3. Remove the top hinge from cabinet and liR door off the lower hinge pin.
4. After door is removed, remove the two screws from the bottom hinge.
5. To replace door, reverse above order.
Shelf Front
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