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PROBLEM
l
CAUSE
[
CORRECTION
TEMPERATURES
ARE TOO WARM
Freezer/Refrigerator
temperature
is too warm.
Doors are opened too
frequently or too long.
Door is slightly open.
Condenser is dirty.
Warm air enters the refrigerator whenever the door is
opened. Open the door less often.
See PROBLEM section OPENING/CLOSING
OF
DOORS/DRAWERS.
Clean condenser. See Care & Cleaning Chart in Care
and Cleaning
section.
Freezer temperature is too
Freezer control is set too
Set freezer control to a colder setting. Allow 24 hours
warm. Refrigerator
warm.
for temperature to stabilize.
temperature
is satisfactory.
Refrigerator
temperature
is
Refrigerator control is set too
Set refrigerator control to a colder setting. Allow 24
too warm. Freezer
warm.
hours for temperature to stabilize.
temperature
is satisfactory.
Temperature
in the
Gourmet Pantry Temperature
Adjust Gourmet Pantry Temperature Control to a
Gourmet
Pantry is too
Control is set too warm.
colder setting.
warm (some models).
WA TER/MOISTURE/FROST
INSIDE REFRIGERATOR
Weather is hot and humid.
Moisture collects on inside
of refrigerator walls.
Door is slightly open.
Door is opened too often or too
long.
Open containers.
The rate of frost buildup and internal sweating
increases.
See PROBLEM section OPENING/CLOSING
OF
DOORS/DRAWERS.
Open door less often.
Keep containers covered.
Water collects on bottom
Vegetables contain and give
It is not unusual to have moisture on the bottom side of
side of drawer cover,
off moisture,
the cover.
Move humidity control (some models) to lower setting.
Water collects
in bottom
of
Washed vegetables and fruit
Dry items before putting them in the drawer. Water
drawer,
drain while in the drawer,
collecting in bottom of drawer is normal.
WA TER/MOISTURE/FROST
OUTSIDE REFRIGERA TOR
Moisture collects on
Weather is humid.
This is normal in humid weather. When humidity is
outside of refrigerator
or
lower, the moisture should disappear.
between doors.
Door is slightly open, causing
See PROBLEM section OPENING/CLOSING
OF
cold air from inside refrigerator
DOORS/DRAWERS.
to meet warm air from outside.
AUTOMATIC
ICE MAKER
Ice maker is not making
any ice.
Ice maker power switch is Off.
Household water line valve is
not open.
Freezer is not cold enough.
Saddle valve on cold water
pipe is clogged or restricted by
foreign material.
Check to see if the water
dispenser is dispensing water.
Turn power switch to On ("r') position.
Turn on household water line valve.
See PROBLEM section TEMPERATURES
ARE TOO
WARM.
Turn off household water line valve. Remove valve.
Ensure that valve is not a self-piercing saddle valve.
Clean valve. Replace valve if necessary.
If not, the ice & water filter cartridge is clogged or
restricted by foreign material, and must be replaced.
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