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Operating
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Automatic
Icemaker
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Care and Cleaning
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Shelves .........................
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Storage Drawers ...................
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Temperature
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Installation
Instructions
Preparing to Install
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Reversing the Door Swing .....
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Water Line Installation
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Troubleshooting
Tips
Before You Call For Service ...... 1 7, 1 8
Normal Operating
Sounds
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Consumer Support
Consumer Support
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Back Cover
Refrigerator
Warranty
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Models 16, 17, 18
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  • Page 1 GEAppliances.com Safety Instructions ..Operating Instructions Models 16, 17, 18 (1.} Automatic Icemaker ....Care and Cleaning ....Shelves ......5, 6 LI__ Storage Drawers ....Temperature Controls ....Installation Instructions Preparing to Install the Refrigerator ....Reversing the Door Swing ..13-1 6 Water Line Installation ..
  • Page 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. DANGER! RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPER DISPOSALOF THE REFRIGERATOR Child entrapment and suffocation are not Refrigerants problems of the past, Junked or abandoned All refrigeration products contain refrigerants, refrigerators are still dangerous,,,even if they which under federal law must be removed...
  • Page 3 iMPORTANT SAFETYiNFORMATiON. READALLiNSTRUCTiONSBEFORE USING. GEAppliances.com A WARNING! Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner's Manual. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following: } This refrigerator must be properly installed : In refrigerators with automatic icemakers, and located in accordance with the Installation...
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! HOW TO CONNECTELECTRICITY Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord. For personal safety, this appliance must be properly grounded. The power cord of this appliance is equipped with a 3- This provides the best performance and also prevents prong (grounding) plug which mates with a standard 3- overloading house wiring circuits which could cause a fire...
  • Page 5 Aboutthe temperature control dial. Turning the dial to 0/Off stops cooling in both compartmentsifresh food and freezer. It does not shut off power to the refrigerator. Temperature Control Dial (on some models) The temperature control dial adjust refrigerator from warmest to coldest, The recommended factory...
  • Page 6 About the freezer corn artment shelves. Step Shelf (on some models) To remove the step shelf: Z] Lift left side of shelf slightly, ower right side of shelf, move shelf to the right and take it out, r_ Move shelf to the left to free its right ends from holes in the cabinet wall, To replace the step shelf:...
  • Page 7 About storage drawer and cover removal, GEAppl ances.com Not all features are on all models. Adjustable Humidity Drawer some models) Humidity Contro! Slide the control all the way to the Slide the control all the way to the LOW HIGH setting to provide high humidity setting to provide lower humidity levels HiGH recommended...
  • Page 8 Care and cleaning of the refrigerator. Cleaning the Outside Moving the Refrigerator The door handles and trim (on some models), Clean Be careful when moving the refrigerator away from with a cloth dampened with soapy water, Dry with a the wall, All types of floor coverings can be damaged, soft cloth, particularly...
  • Page 9 Installation Instructions Models 16, 17, 18 If you have questions, call 1.800.GE.CARESor visitourWebsite GEAppliances.com a t: In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344 or VisitourWebsite at:www.geappliances.ca BEFOREYOU BEGIN CLEARANCES Allow the following clearances for ease of installation, Read these instructions completely and carefully.
  • Page 10 GE Reverse Osmosis Water System, the only approved installation Be sure that the kit you select allows at least 8' (2,4 m) as with a GE RVKit, For other reverse osmosis water described above, systems, follow the manufacturer's recommendations,...
  • Page 11 Failure to valve. Tighten the compression nut securely. drill a 1/4" hole may result in reduced ice production For plastic tubing from a GE SmartConnect or smaller cubes. Refrigerator Tubing kit, insert the molded end...
  • Page 12 (refrigerator connection), It will then begin operation automatically, Place the compression nut and ferrule (sleeve) switch onto the end of the tubing as shown, On GE SmartConnect ,MRefrigerator Tubing kit, Power the nuts are already assembled to the tubing, Powerswitch model...
  • Page 13 Installation instructions THE DOOR SWING REVERSING IMPORTANT NOTES [] REMOVE THE FREEZER DOOR When reversing the door swing: 2.1 Tape the door shut with masking tape. • Read the instructions all the way through before starting. 2.2With a 5/16" hex-head socket driver, remove the •...
  • Page 14 Installation instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (CONT.) [_] REMOVE THE FRESH FOOD DOOR _-I REMOVE THE FRESH FOOD DOOR (CONT.) 3.STransfer the two screws from the opposite side of the 3.1 Tape the door shut with masking tape. cabinet to the screw holes vacated by the center hinge removal.
  • Page 15 Installation instructions E_] REVERSING THE HARDWARE F-_ REVERSING THE DOOR (CONT.) HANDLES (CONT.) 4.2 Interchange hinge and screws at top right with screws at top left of cabinet. Do net tighten screws on hinge 5.1.3 Remove plug button from the top hinge hole on the left side at this time.
  • Page 16 Installation instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (CONT.) [] REVERSING THE DOOR HANDLES (CONT.) FG] RE-HANGING THE DOORS (CONT.) 5.4 Transfer Freezer Door Handle 6.1.2 Insert the pin on the center hinge into the socket in the top of the door, Place the spacer, then the washer, on the 5.4.1 Remove the screw hinge pin,...
  • Page 17 Normal operating sounds. GEApp/Ja.cescom Newer refrigerators sound different from older refrigerators. Modern refrigerators have more features and use newer technology. Do you hear what I hear? These sounds are normal. WHIR! You may hear the fans spinning [] The new high efficiency HUMMM,,, compressor may run...
  • Page 18 Beforeyou call for service... Troubleshooting Tips Possible Causes What To Do Motor operates for long periods or cycles on and is first plugged in, cool down, off frequently. (Modern Often occurs when large . This is normal, refrigerators with more amounts of food are storage space and a larger placed in refrigerator.
  • Page 19 This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 20 Contact Us www.Hotpoint.com In the U.S.: If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE, contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations GE Appliances, Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225 In Canada: www.geappliances.ca,...
  • Page 21 GEAppliances.com Safety Instructions ..Operating Instructions Models 16, 17, 18 (1.} Automatic Icemaker ....Care and Cleaning ....Shelves ......5, 6 LI__ Storage Drawers ....Temperature Controls ....Installation Instructions Preparing to Install the Refrigerator ....Reversing the Door Swing ..13-1 6 Water Line Installation ..
  • Page 22 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. DANGER! RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPER DISPOSALOF THE REFRIGERATOR Child entrapment and suffocation are not Refrigerants problems of the past, Junked or abandoned All refrigeration products contain refrigerants, refrigerators are still dangerous,,,even if they which under federal law must be removed...
  • Page 23 iMPORTANT SAFETYiNFORMATiON. READALLiNSTRUCTiONSBEFORE USING. GEAppliances.com A WARNING! Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner's Manual. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following: } This refrigerator must be properly installed : In refrigerators with automatic icemakers, and located in accordance with the Installation...
  • Page 24 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! HOW TO CONNECTELECTRICITY Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord. For personal safety, this appliance must be properly grounded. The power cord of this appliance is equipped with a 3- This provides the best performance and also prevents prong (grounding) plug which mates with a standard 3- overloading house wiring circuits which could cause a fire...
  • Page 25 Aboutthe temperature control dial. Turning the dial to 0/Off stops cooling in both compartmentsifresh food and freezer. It does not shut off power to the refrigerator. Temperature Control Dial (on some models) The temperature control dial adjust refrigerator from warmest to coldest, The recommended factory...
  • Page 26 About the freezer corn artment shelves. Step Shelf (on some models) To remove the step shelf: Z] Lift left side of shelf slightly, ower right side of shelf, move shelf to the right and take it out, r_ Move shelf to the left to free its right ends from holes in the cabinet wall, To replace the step shelf:...
  • Page 27 About storage drawer and cover removal, GEAppl ances.com Not all features are on all models. Adjustable Humidity Drawer some models) Humidity Contro! Slide the control all the way to the Slide the control all the way to the LOW HIGH setting to provide high humidity setting to provide lower humidity levels HiGH recommended...
  • Page 28 Care and cleaning of the refrigerator. Cleaning the Outside Moving the Refrigerator The door handles and trim (on some models), Clean Be careful when moving the refrigerator away from with a cloth dampened with soapy water, Dry with a the wall, All types of floor coverings can be damaged, soft cloth, particularly...
  • Page 29 Installation Instructions Models 16, 17, 18 If you have questions, call 1.800.GE.CARESor visitourWebsite GEAppliances.com a t: In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344 or VisitourWebsite at:www.geappliances.ca BEFOREYOU BEGIN CLEARANCES Allow the following clearances for ease of installation, Read these instructions completely and carefully.
  • Page 30 GE Reverse Osmosis Water System, the only approved installation Be sure that the kit you select allows at least 8' (2,4 m) as with a GE RVKit, For other reverse osmosis water described above, systems, follow the manufacturer's recommendations,...
  • Page 31 Failure to valve. Tighten the compression nut securely. drill a 1/4" hole may result in reduced ice production For plastic tubing from a GE SmartConnect or smaller cubes. Refrigerator Tubing kit, insert the molded end...
  • Page 32 (refrigerator connection), It will then begin operation automatically, Place the compression nut and ferrule (sleeve) switch onto the end of the tubing as shown, On GE SmartConnect ,MRefrigerator Tubing kit, Power the nuts are already assembled to the tubing, Powerswitch model...
  • Page 33 Installation instructions THE DOOR SWING REVERSING IMPORTANT NOTES [] REMOVE THE FREEZER DOOR When reversing the door swing: 2.1 Tape the door shut with masking tape. • Read the instructions all the way through before starting. 2.2With a 5/16" hex-head socket driver, remove the •...
  • Page 34 Installation instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (CONT.) [_] REMOVE THE FRESH FOOD DOOR _-I REMOVE THE FRESH FOOD DOOR (CONT.) 3.STransfer the two screws from the opposite side of the 3.1 Tape the door shut with masking tape. cabinet to the screw holes vacated by the center hinge removal.
  • Page 35 Installation instructions E_] REVERSING THE HARDWARE F-_ REVERSING THE DOOR (CONT.) HANDLES (CONT.) 4.2 Interchange hinge and screws at top right with screws at top left of cabinet. Do net tighten screws on hinge 5.1.3 Remove plug button from the top hinge hole on the left side at this time.
  • Page 36 Installation instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (CONT.) [] REVERSING THE DOOR HANDLES (CONT.) FG] RE-HANGING THE DOORS (CONT.) 5.4 Transfer Freezer Door Handle 6.1.2 Insert the pin on the center hinge into the socket in the top of the door, Place the spacer, then the washer, on the 5.4.1 Remove the screw hinge pin,...
  • Page 37 Normal operating sounds. GEApp/Ja.cescom Newer refrigerators sound different from older refrigerators. Modern refrigerators have more features and use newer technology. Do you hear what I hear? These sounds are normal. WHIR! You may hear the fans spinning [] The new high efficiency HUMMM,,, compressor may run...
  • Page 38 Beforeyou call for service... Troubleshooting Tips Possible Causes What To Do Motor operates for long periods or cycles on and is first plugged in, cool down, off frequently. (Modern Often occurs when large . This is normal, refrigerators with more amounts of food are storage space and a larger placed in refrigerator.
  • Page 39 This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 40 Contact Us www.Hotpoint.com In the U.S.: If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE, contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations GE Appliances, Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225 In Canada: www.geappliances.ca,...
  • Page 41 GEAppliances.com Safety Instructions ..Operating Instructions Models 16, 17, 18 (1.} Automatic Icemaker ....Care and Cleaning ....Shelves ......5, 6 LI__ Storage Drawers ....Temperature Controls ....Installation Instructions Preparing to Install the Refrigerator ....Reversing the Door Swing ..13-1 6 Water Line Installation ..
  • Page 42 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. DANGER! RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPER DISPOSALOF THE REFRIGERATOR Child entrapment and suffocation are not Refrigerants problems of the past, Junked or abandoned All refrigeration products contain refrigerants, refrigerators are still dangerous,,,even if they which under federal law must be removed...
  • Page 43 iMPORTANT SAFETYiNFORMATiON. READALLiNSTRUCTiONSBEFORE USING. GEAppliances.com A WARNING! Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner's Manual. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following: } This refrigerator must be properly installed : In refrigerators with automatic icemakers, and located in accordance with the Installation...
  • Page 44 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! HOW TO CONNECTELECTRICITY Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord. For personal safety, this appliance must be properly grounded. The power cord of this appliance is equipped with a 3- This provides the best performance and also prevents prong (grounding) plug which mates with a standard 3- overloading house wiring circuits which could cause a fire...
  • Page 45 Aboutthe temperature control dial. Turning the dial to 0/Off stops cooling in both compartmentsifresh food and freezer. It does not shut off power to the refrigerator. Temperature Control Dial (on some models) The temperature control dial adjust refrigerator from warmest to coldest, The recommended factory...
  • Page 46 About the freezer corn artment shelves. Step Shelf (on some models) To remove the step shelf: Z] Lift left side of shelf slightly, ower right side of shelf, move shelf to the right and take it out, r_ Move shelf to the left to free its right ends from holes in the cabinet wall, To replace the step shelf:...
  • Page 47 About storage drawer and cover removal, GEAppl ances.com Not all features are on all models. Adjustable Humidity Drawer some models) Humidity Contro! Slide the control all the way to the Slide the control all the way to the LOW HIGH setting to provide high humidity setting to provide lower humidity levels HiGH recommended...
  • Page 48 Care and cleaning of the refrigerator. Cleaning the Outside Moving the Refrigerator The door handles and trim (on some models), Clean Be careful when moving the refrigerator away from with a cloth dampened with soapy water, Dry with a the wall, All types of floor coverings can be damaged, soft cloth, particularly...
  • Page 49 Installation Instructions Models 16, 17, 18 If you have questions, call 1.800.GE.CARESor visitourWebsite GEAppliances.com a t: In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344 or VisitourWebsite at:www.geappliances.ca BEFOREYOU BEGIN CLEARANCES Allow the following clearances for ease of installation, Read these instructions completely and carefully.
  • Page 50 GE Reverse Osmosis Water System, the only approved installation Be sure that the kit you select allows at least 8' (2,4 m) as with a GE RVKit, For other reverse osmosis water described above, systems, follow the manufacturer's recommendations,...
  • Page 51 Failure to valve. Tighten the compression nut securely. drill a 1/4" hole may result in reduced ice production For plastic tubing from a GE SmartConnect or smaller cubes. Refrigerator Tubing kit, insert the molded end...
  • Page 52 (refrigerator connection), It will then begin operation automatically, Place the compression nut and ferrule (sleeve) switch onto the end of the tubing as shown, On GE SmartConnect ,MRefrigerator Tubing kit, Power the nuts are already assembled to the tubing, Powerswitch model...
  • Page 53 Installation instructions THE DOOR SWING REVERSING IMPORTANT NOTES [] REMOVE THE FREEZER DOOR When reversing the door swing: 2.1 Tape the door shut with masking tape. • Read the instructions all the way through before starting. 2.2With a 5/16" hex-head socket driver, remove the •...
  • Page 54 Installation instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (CONT.) [_] REMOVE THE FRESH FOOD DOOR _-I REMOVE THE FRESH FOOD DOOR (CONT.) 3.STransfer the two screws from the opposite side of the 3.1 Tape the door shut with masking tape. cabinet to the screw holes vacated by the center hinge removal.
  • Page 55 Installation instructions E_] REVERSING THE HARDWARE F-_ REVERSING THE DOOR (CONT.) HANDLES (CONT.) 4.2 Interchange hinge and screws at top right with screws at top left of cabinet. Do net tighten screws on hinge 5.1.3 Remove plug button from the top hinge hole on the left side at this time.
  • Page 56 Installation instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (CONT.) [] REVERSING THE DOOR HANDLES (CONT.) FG] RE-HANGING THE DOORS (CONT.) 5.4 Transfer Freezer Door Handle 6.1.2 Insert the pin on the center hinge into the socket in the top of the door, Place the spacer, then the washer, on the 5.4.1 Remove the screw hinge pin,...
  • Page 57 Normal operating sounds. GEApp/Ja.cescom Newer refrigerators sound different from older refrigerators. Modern refrigerators have more features and use newer technology. Do you hear what I hear? These sounds are normal. WHIR! You may hear the fans spinning [] The new high efficiency HUMMM,,, compressor may run...
  • Page 58 Beforeyou call for service... Troubleshooting Tips Possible Causes What To Do Motor operates for long periods or cycles on and is first plugged in, cool down, off frequently. (Modern Often occurs when large . This is normal, refrigerators with more amounts of food are storage space and a larger placed in refrigerator.
  • Page 59 This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 60 Contact Us www.Hotpoint.com In the U.S.: If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE, contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations GE Appliances, Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225 In Canada: www.geappliances.ca,...
  • Page 61 GEAppliances.com Safety Instructions ..Operating Instructions Models 16, 17, 18 (1.} Automatic Icemaker ....Care and Cleaning ....Shelves ......5, 6 LI__ Storage Drawers ....Temperature Controls ....Installation Instructions Preparing to Install the Refrigerator ....Reversing the Door Swing ..13-1 6 Water Line Installation ..
  • Page 62 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. DANGER! RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPER DISPOSALOF THE REFRIGERATOR Child entrapment and suffocation are not Refrigerants problems of the past, Junked or abandoned All refrigeration products contain refrigerants, refrigerators are still dangerous,,,even if they which under federal law must be removed...
  • Page 63 iMPORTANT SAFETYiNFORMATiON. READALLiNSTRUCTiONSBEFORE USING. GEAppliances.com A WARNING! Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner's Manual. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following: } This refrigerator must be properly installed : In refrigerators with automatic icemakers, and located in accordance with the Installation...
  • Page 64 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! HOW TO CONNECTELECTRICITY Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord. For personal safety, this appliance must be properly grounded. The power cord of this appliance is equipped with a 3- This provides the best performance and also prevents prong (grounding) plug which mates with a standard 3- overloading house wiring circuits which could cause a fire...
  • Page 65 Aboutthe temperature control dial. Turning the dial to 0/Off stops cooling in both compartmentsifresh food and freezer. It does not shut off power to the refrigerator. Temperature Control Dial (on some models) The temperature control dial adjust refrigerator from warmest to coldest, The recommended factory...
  • Page 66 About the freezer corn artment shelves. Step Shelf (on some models) To remove the step shelf: Z] Lift left side of shelf slightly, ower right side of shelf, move shelf to the right and take it out, r_ Move shelf to the left to free its right ends from holes in the cabinet wall, To replace the step shelf:...
  • Page 67 About storage drawer and cover removal, GEAppl ances.com Not all features are on all models. Adjustable Humidity Drawer some models) Humidity Contro! Slide the control all the way to the Slide the control all the way to the LOW HIGH setting to provide high humidity setting to provide lower humidity levels HiGH recommended...
  • Page 68 Care and cleaning of the refrigerator. Cleaning the Outside Moving the Refrigerator The door handles and trim (on some models), Clean Be careful when moving the refrigerator away from with a cloth dampened with soapy water, Dry with a the wall, All types of floor coverings can be damaged, soft cloth, particularly...
  • Page 69 Installation Instructions Models 16, 17, 18 If you have questions, call 1.800.GE.CARESor visitourWebsite GEAppliances.com a t: In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344 or VisitourWebsite at:www.geappliances.ca BEFOREYOU BEGIN CLEARANCES Allow the following clearances for ease of installation, Read these instructions completely and carefully.
  • Page 70 GE Reverse Osmosis Water System, the only approved installation Be sure that the kit you select allows at least 8' (2,4 m) as with a GE RVKit, For other reverse osmosis water described above, systems, follow the manufacturer's recommendations,...
  • Page 71 Failure to valve. Tighten the compression nut securely. drill a 1/4" hole may result in reduced ice production For plastic tubing from a GE SmartConnect or smaller cubes. Refrigerator Tubing kit, insert the molded end...
  • Page 72 (refrigerator connection), It will then begin operation automatically, Place the compression nut and ferrule (sleeve) switch onto the end of the tubing as shown, On GE SmartConnect ,MRefrigerator Tubing kit, Power the nuts are already assembled to the tubing, Powerswitch model...
  • Page 73 Installation instructions THE DOOR SWING REVERSING IMPORTANT NOTES [] REMOVE THE FREEZER DOOR When reversing the door swing: 2.1 Tape the door shut with masking tape. • Read the instructions all the way through before starting. 2.2With a 5/16" hex-head socket driver, remove the •...
  • Page 74 Installation instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (CONT.) [_] REMOVE THE FRESH FOOD DOOR _-I REMOVE THE FRESH FOOD DOOR (CONT.) 3.STransfer the two screws from the opposite side of the 3.1 Tape the door shut with masking tape. cabinet to the screw holes vacated by the center hinge removal.
  • Page 75 Installation instructions E_] REVERSING THE HARDWARE F-_ REVERSING THE DOOR (CONT.) HANDLES (CONT.) 4.2 Interchange hinge and screws at top right with screws at top left of cabinet. Do net tighten screws on hinge 5.1.3 Remove plug button from the top hinge hole on the left side at this time.
  • Page 76 Installation instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (CONT.) [] REVERSING THE DOOR HANDLES (CONT.) FG] RE-HANGING THE DOORS (CONT.) 5.4 Transfer Freezer Door Handle 6.1.2 Insert the pin on the center hinge into the socket in the top of the door, Place the spacer, then the washer, on the 5.4.1 Remove the screw hinge pin,...
  • Page 77 Normal operating sounds. GEApp/Ja.cescom Newer refrigerators sound different from older refrigerators. Modern refrigerators have more features and use newer technology. Do you hear what I hear? These sounds are normal. WHIR! You may hear the fans spinning [] The new high efficiency HUMMM,,, compressor may run...
  • Page 78 Beforeyou call for service... Troubleshooting Tips Possible Causes What To Do Motor operates for long periods or cycles on and is first plugged in, cool down, off frequently. (Modern Often occurs when large . This is normal, refrigerators with more amounts of food are storage space and a larger placed in refrigerator.
  • Page 79 This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 80 Contact Us www.Hotpoint.com In the U.S.: If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE, contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations GE Appliances, Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225 In Canada: www.geappliances.ca,...

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