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Important Safety Instructions ......................2
Features at a Glance ...................................4
Installation ................................................5
Door Removal Instructions ..........................7
Handle Installation .....................................9
Controls ...................................................12 USA 1-800-944-9044
Storage Features ......................................15
Changing the Filter ...................................20
Care and Cleaning ....................................23
Before you Call .........................................25
Major Appliance Warranty .........................28 Canada 1-800-265-8352



  Summary of Contents for Frigidaire 242108503

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Changing the Filter ........20 Door Removal Instructions ......7 Normal Operating Sounds and Sights ..22 Handle Installation ........9 Care and Cleaning ........23 Connecting Water Supply ......10 Before you Call .........25 Controls ...........12 Major Appliance Warranty ......28 USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Installation Checklist WARNING Doors lease read all instructions before using this refrigerator.  Handles are secure and tight  Door seals completely to cabinet on all For your Safety sides • DO NOT store or use gasoline, or other ...
  • Page 3: Electrical Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Proper Disposal of your Refrigerator • If the power cord is damaged, it should be replaced by an authorized service or Freezer technician to prevent any risk. Risk of child entrapment • Never unplug the refrigerator by pulling on Child entrapment and suffocation are not the power cord. Always grip the plug firmly, problems of the past.
  • Page 4: Features At A Glance

    Meat keeper Basket and Cover Tilt Out Can Rack Door Bin Crisper Pan Large Basket and Cover Fixed Door Bin Door Bin Toe Grille IMPORTANT Features not included with your refrigerator can be purchased at or by calling 1-800-944-9044.
  • Page 5: Installation

    INSTALLATION Installation This Use & Care Guide provides general operating instructions for your model. Use the Installation clearances refrigerator only as instructed in this Use & Care Guide. Before starting the refrigerator, • Allow the following clearances for ease follow these important first steps. of installation, proper air circulation, and plumbing and electrical connections: Location...
  • Page 6: Door Opening

    INSTALLATION Door Opening To level the doors using the adjustable lower hinge (some models):  NOTE 1 Before leveling either door, remove set screw that locks door height into position. The refrigerator doors are designed to shut (The door cannot be adjusted without set by themselves within a 20 degree opening.
  • Page 7: Door Removal Instructions

    DOOR REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS grille (as explained in the Installation Tools Necessary: Instructions that came with your appliance). 3 Remove any food from the door shelves. 4 Close the doors. To remove the refrigerator top hinge cover: 1 Remove the three screws from each cover over the top door hinges.
  • Page 8: To Remove The Freezer Door

    DOOR REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS 3 Remove the two bottom hinge screws and 2 Trace lightly around the hinge with a hinge if necessary. pencil. This makes reinstallation easier. 3 Detach the water tube from the connector located below the freezer door. The Door connector releases when you press its outer sleeve inward.
  • Page 9: Handle Installation

    HANDLE INSTALLATION Frigidaire Professional ® CAUTION Freezer Upper Refrigerator Upper End Cap End Cap Wear gloves and safety goggles and use extreme CAUTION when installing these handles. The rounded end of the handles may be sharp (some models). IMPORTANT To ensure proper installation of...
  • Page 10: Connecting The Water Supply

    6 ft. Stainless Steel Water Line) and for manufacturer will not be responsible for homes without an existing valve, Frigidaire any damage if plastic tubing is used for recommends its Smart Choice water line ®...
  • Page 11 CONNECTING THE WATER SUPPLY 5 With steel clamp and screw, secure water Plastic Water Tubing supply line (copper tubing only) to rear Steel to Ice Maker panel of refrigerator as shown. Clamp Fill Tube 6 Coil excess water supply line (copper tubing only), about 2½...
  • Page 12: Controls

    CONTROLS Frigidaire Gallery User Interface User Variable Options Your refrigerator is equipped with a user Touching the options icon displays the interface display. It is only necessary to touch following options: the glass. There is no need to press with force. water filter Touch to display filter condition status.
  • Page 13: Setting Cooling Temperatures

    CONTROLS Frigidaire Pro High Temp In the event of a high tem- IMPORTANT perature condition, the tem- perature display will display “HI”. After 20 minutes, the Pressing the power off icon does not turn off high temp alert will be dis- power to your refrigerator.
  • Page 14: Sabbath Mode

    CONTROLS Sabbath Mode The Sabbath Mode is a feature that disables portions of the refrigerator and its controls in accordance with observance of the weekly Sabbath and religious holidays within the Orthodox Jewish community. Sabbath Mode is turned ON and OFF by pressing and holding "∨" on freezer temp and "∧" on refrigerator temp for five seconds. The display shows “Sb” while in Sabbath mode.
  • Page 15: Storage Features

    STORAGE FEATURES Fresh Drawers with Humidity CAUTION Control (some models) The fresh drawers, located under the bottom To avoid personal injury or property refrigerator shelf, are designed for storing damage, handle tempered glass shelves fruits, vegetables, and other fresh produce. carefully.
  • Page 16 STORAGE FEATURES Cool Drawer (some models) Some models are equipped with a Cool Drawer for storage of luncheon meats, spreads, cheeses, and other deli items. This drawer does not have a separate temperature control. Chill Drawer (some models) Some models are equipped with a Chill Drawer. Chill Drawer temperatures can be adjusted by sliding the Chill Drawer Temperature Control in either direction. Use this pan for short term storage of bulk meat items.
  • Page 17: Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser

    AUTOMATIC ICE & WATER DISPENSER Priming the Water Supply Ice Production: What to Expect System How Much Ice Will a Side Mounted Ice Maker Produce in 24 Hours? Your refrigerator’s water supply system includes several tubing lines, an advanced A side mounted ice maker will produce 4 to 4.5 water filter, a distribution valve bank, and a pounds of ice every 24 hours, depending on reserve tank to ensure ample supply to the ice...
  • Page 18 AUTOMATIC ICE & WATER DISPENSER Turning the SIDE MOUNTED Ice IMPORTANT Maker On and Off To begin ice production, lower the wire signal Small ice cubes or ice chips jamming in the arm to the DOWN or ON position. The ice ice maker may be a sign that your water maker turns off automatically when the ice filter needs changing. If you have a side...
  • Page 19: Cleaning The Ice Maker

    AUTOMATIC ICE & WATER DISPENSER • When dispensing ice, you will hear a snapping or clicking sound when the ice CAUTION chute opens and closes. • Turn Off the ice maker when cleaning the NEVER use an ice pick or similar sharp freezer and during vacations.
  • Page 20: Changing The Filter

    Ordering Replacement Filters three seconds. When the display changes To order your replacement filters, please visit from “Replace” to “Good,” the status has our online store at, been reset. by calling toll-free at 877-808-4195, or by 6 The Air Filter Reset will turn itself off visiting the dealer where you purchased your after a few seconds.
  • Page 21: Water Filter

    CHANGING THE FILTER More about your Advanced 6 Press a drinking glass against the water dispenser while checking for any leaks at Water Filter the filter housing. Any spurts and sputters The PureSource Ultra that occur as the system purges air out of ice and water filter system is the dispenser system are normal. tested and certified by NSF 7 After filling one glass of water, continue International, to NSF/ANSI...
  • Page 22: Normal Operating Sounds And Sights

    NORMAL OPERATING SOUNDS AND SIGHTS Understanding the Sounds you  NOTE may Hear Your new, high-efficiency refrigerator may Energy efficient foam in your refrigerator is introduce unfamiliar sounds. These sounds not a sound insulator. normally indicate your refrigerator is operating correctly. Some surfaces on floors, walls, and kitchen cabinets may make these sounds more noticeable.  NOTE Following is a list of major components in your refrigerator and the sounds they can cause:...
  • Page 23: Care And Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING Protecting your investment Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains appearance and prevents odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean the freezer and fresh food compartments at least twice a year. When cleaning, take the following precautions: • Never use CHLORIDE or cleaners with bleach to clean stainless steel.
  • Page 24 CARE & CLEANING Care & Cleaning Tips Part What To Use Tips and Precautions Interior & Door • Soap and water Use 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 quart Liners • Baking soda and of warm water. Be sure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before water cleaning around controls, light bulb or any electrical part.
  • Page 25: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL 1-800-944-9044 (United States) Visit our web site at 1-800-265-8352 (Canada) PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION AUTOMATIC ICE MAKER Ice maker is • Move wire signal arm to the “down” or ON • Ice maker wire signal not making any arm is in the “up”...
  • Page 26 BEFORE YOU CALL PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION DISPENSER (Ice & Water) (Continued) Dispenser will • Dispenser lock out is • Press and hold control lock for three (3) not dispense engaged. seconds. water. • Water filter not seated • Remove and reinstall the water filter. Be sure properly. to push the filter firmly so that you hear it lock solidly into position. • Water filter is clogged.
  • Page 27 DIGITAL TEMPERATURE DISPLAY Digital temper- • Electronic control • Call your Frigidaire service representative, ature displays system has detected a who can interpret any messages or number are flashing. performance problem. codes flashing on the digital displays.
  • Page 28: Major Appliance Warranty

    Obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Electrolux or an authorized service company. Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice. Canada 1.800.944.9044 1.800.265.8352 Frigidaire Electrolux Canada Corp. 10200 David Taylor Drive 5855 Terry Fox Way Charlotte, NC 28262 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada...