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Keep yourrefrigerator andfreezer c lean toprevent odorbuild-up. Wipeupanyspills immediately andclean bothsections a t
leasttwicea year.Neverusemetallic scouring pads,brushes, a brasive cleaners or strongalkaline solutions on any
surface. D onot washanyremovable p artsin a dishwasher.
Always
unplug the electrical
power cord from the wall
outlet before cleaning.
Care & Cleaning
Chart
Part
What
To Use
Tips
and Precautions
Interior/Door
Soap and water
Use 2 tablespoons
of baking
soda
in 1 quart
of warm
water.
Be sure
to
wring
excess
water
out
of sponge
or
cloth
before
cleaning
around
Liner
Baking
soda and water
controls,
light
bulb or any electrical
part.
Door
Gaskets
Soap and water
Wipe gaskets
with a clean soft cloth.
Drawers/Bins
Soap and water
Do not wash any removable
items (bins, drawers,
etc.)
in dishwasher.
Glass
Shelves
Soap and water
Allow glass to warm
to room temperature
before
immersing
in warm
Glass
cleaner
water.
Mild liquid sprays
Toe Grille
Soap and water
Vacuum
dust from front of toe grille. Remove
toe grille (See illustration
on
Mild liquid sprays
page 5). Vacuum
backside
and wipe with sudsy
cloth or sponge.
Rinse
Vacuum
attachment
and dry.
Exterior
and
Soap and water
Do not use commercial
household
cleaners,
ammonia,
or alcohol
to clean
Handles
handles.
Soap and water
Ammonia
Stainless
Steel
Cleaners
Condenser Cleaning
Brush is available from
your dealer.
Vacuum Cleaner
Exterior
and
Handles
(Stainless
Steel Models
Only)
Condenser
Coils
(Fan-cooled
models
only)
Clean
stainless
steel front and handles
with soapy
water.
Use ammonia
on stubborn
spots.
Use a non-abrasive
stainless
steel cleaner.
These
cleaners
can be purchased
at most
home improvement
or major
department
stores.
No need to clean
unless
operating
refrigerator
under
particularly
dusty or
greasy
conditions,
or if there
is significant
pet traffic
in your
home.
If
cleaning
is necessary,
remove
toe grille and use extended
vacuum
attachment
and condenser
cleaning
brush
to remove
dust build-up
from
condenser
coils (see item "J" in illustration
on page
16 for location).
Condenser
Coils
Vacuum
Cleaner
Use the dusting
tool attachment
on your vacuum
to remove
dust build-up
on the condenser
coils (black tubes and wires) attached
to the back of air-
(Air-cooled
models
only)
cooled
refrigerators
only.
Defrost
Water
Soap and water
Some
models
have defrost
water
pan located
on top of compressor
at
Pan
bottom
rear of refrigerator
(see illustration
on next page).
Wipe water pan
with damp
cloth.
NOTE:
The defrost
water
pan is NOT removable.
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