Frigidaire 240389312 Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire side by side refrigerator use & care manual


P/N 240389312


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  • Page 1 P/N 240389312 (0804)
  • Page 2: Welcome & Congratulations

    Please complete and mail in the Product Registration Card included with your refrigerator. Welcome & Congratulations or visit our web site at Extend Your Warranty Protection Extended Service Contract To Enjoy These Benefits: • Total freedom from repair bills so unexpected repairs won’t upset your...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Children should NEVER use these items to play with. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads, plastic sheets or stretch wrap may become airtight chambers, and can quickly cause suffocation. These Guidelines Must Be Followed To Ensure That Safety Mechanisms In This Refrigerator Will Operate Properly. ELECTRICAL INFORMATION •...
  • Page 4: Installation

    LEVELING All four corners of your refrigerator must rest firmly on a solid floor. Your refrigerator is equipped with adjustable front rollers to help level your unit. To ensure proper door seal and assist door closing, the refrigerator should be tilted 1/4”...
  • Page 5 A water supply line made of ¼ inch (6.4 mm) OD, copper tubing. To determine the length of copper tubing needed, you will need to measure the distance from the ice maker inlet valve at the back of the refrigerator to your cold water pipe.
  • Page 6: Door Removal Instructions

    2. Trace around hinge with soft lead pencil. This will make it easier to realign doors when they are replaced. 3. Remove top hinge and lift refrigerator door off bottom hinge pin. Set door aside. 4. Remove bottom hinge, if necessary.
  • Page 7: Features At A Glance

    Features At A Glance Features may vary according to model...
  • Page 8: Temperature Controls

    COOL DOWN PERIOD To ensure safe food storage, allow the refrigerator to operate with the doors closed for at least 8 to 12 hours before loading it with food. REFRIGERATOR & FREEZER CONTROLS NOTE: When changing control settings, wait 24 hours before making additional adjustments.
  • Page 9: Looking Inside

    Shelves may break suddenly if nicked, scratched, or exposed to sudden temperature change. CANTILEVER SHELF ADJUSTMENT Refrigerator shelves are easily adjusted to suit individual needs. Before adjusting the shelves, remove all food. Cantilever shelves are supported at the back of the refrigerator.
  • Page 10: Door Storage

    12 ounce drink cans, a bottle of wine, a two-liter soft drink bottle, or a carton of eggs. The Special Item Rack mounts on the left side of your refrigerator. To install, just slide the Special Item Rack onto any shelf as shown in the drawing.
  • Page 11: Special Storage Areas

    Looking Inside - CRISPERS (SOME MODELS) The crispers, located under the bottom refrigerator shelf, are designed for storing fruits, vegetables, and other fresh produce. Wash items in clear water and remove excess water before placing them in the crispers. Items with strong odors or high moisture content should be wrapped before storing.
  • Page 12: Automatic Ice And Water Dispenser

    Automatic Ice and Water Dispenser AUTOMATIC ICE & WATER DISPENSER OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Features may vary according to model. EXTREME To freeze food at a faster rate to preserve freshness, push the Touch Pad FREEZE activate this feature. A green light will appear above the Touch Pad. Push the Touch Pad for 3-5 seconds to deactivate.
  • Page 13: Ice Dispenser Tips

    Water pressure must not exceed 100 lbs. Excessive pressure may cause water filter to malfunction. After the refrigerator is connected to the water supply, fill the water tank by drawing one glass of water. It may take about 1½ minutes after activating the dispenser paddle before water begins to fill this first glass. Continue flushing the system for 3 minutes to rid the tank and plumbing connections of any impurities.
  • Page 14: Cleaning The Ice Dispenser

    Automatic Ice and Water Dispenser Do not use the ice chute as a handle when removing or replacing the ice storage bin. Surfaces there may be sharp. Do not put fingers up ice chute. Surfaces there may be sharp. CLEANING THE ICE DISPENSER Clean the dispenser and ice container at regular intervals, particularly before you take a vacation or move, or if the ice dispenser sticks.
  • Page 15 Status light will turn red after 400 gallons of water has flowed through the ice and water dispenser (some models). Also, if the filter has been in a refrigerator that has not been in use for awhile (during moving for example), change the filter before reinstalling the refrigerator.
  • Page 16: System Start-Up

    Status light will turn red after approximately 400 gallons of water has flowed through the ice and water dispenser. Also, if the filter has been in a refrigerator that has not been in use for awhile (during moving for example), change the filter before reinstalling the refrigerator.
  • Page 17: Food Storage & Energy Saving Ideas

    The fresh food compartment should be kept between 34° F and 40° F with an optimum temperature of 37° F. • Avoid overcrowding the refrigerator shelves. This reduces the circulation of air around the food and results in uneven cooling.
  • Page 18: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    Your new high-efficiency refrigerator may make unfamiliar sounds. These are all normal sounds and soon will become familiar to you. They also indicate your refrigerator is operating as designed. Hard surfaces, such as vinyl or wood floors, walls, and kitchen cabinets may make sounds more noticeable.
  • Page 19: Care & Cleaning Chart

    Keep your refrigerator and freezer clean to prevent odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean both sections at least twice a year. Never use any type of scouring pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners or strong alkaline solutions on any surface.
  • Page 20: Replacing Light Bulbs

    Pad cabinet to avoid scratching surface. IMPORTANT: If the refrigerator is going to be stored or moved in freezing temperatures, the water in the ice and water system must be drained completely. Failure to do so could result in water leaks when the refrigerator is put back into service.
  • Page 21: Warranty Information

    REFRIGERATOR WARRANTY Your refrigerator is protected by this warranty WARRANTY PERIOD One year from original FULL ONE-YEAR purchase date WARRANTY Second through fifth LIMITED 2 years from original YEAR WARRANTY purchase date (Cabinet Liner and Sealed System) Time periods listed...
  • Page 22: Before You Call

    Check house lights. Call local Electric Company. • It’s normal for the refrigerator to work longer under these conditions. • It takes 8-12 hours for the refrigerator to cool down completely. • Ice maker operation causes refrigerator to run slightly more.
  • Page 23 Check to see if the water dispenser is dispensing water. Before You Call (continued) CAUSE • Warm air enters the refrigerator whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. • See PROBLEM section OPENING/CLOSING OF DOORS/DRAWERS . •...
  • Page 24: Automatic Icemaker

    • Ice has bad odor and taste. Ice has picked up odor or flavor from strong food stored in refrigerator or freezer. • Water running to ice maker has poor taste or odor. • Ice not used frequently enough.
  • Page 25 Clean drawer, rollers, and track. See Care & Cleaning Chart in Care and Cleaning section. • See Replacing Light Bulbs in Care and Cleaning section. • Light switch is located on side of refrigerator and freezer liners. • See PROBLEM section RUNNING OF REFRIGERATOR. CORRECTION...

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