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PROBLEM
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CAUSE
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CORRECTION
WA TEll DISPENSER
Dispenser will not
dispense water.
Water has an odd
taste and/or odor.
Household water line valve is not
open.
Freezer door is not closed.
Ice & water filter cartridge is clogged.
Front filter not fully installed, if
equipped
Water has been in the tank for a
period of time.
Unit not properly connected to cold
water line.
Tubing used in the household water
supply and installation may affect
water taste and odor.
Water has a high mineral content.
Open household water line valve. See PROBLEM
section ICE MAKER IS NOT MAKING ANY ICE.
Ensure that freezer door is closed.
Replace filter cartridge.
Push filter in until you hear a "click". Filter should be
flush with cabinet.
Draw and discard 10 - 12 glasses of water to freshen
the supply and completely rinse out the tank.
Connect unit to cold water line that supplies water to
the kitchen faucet.
For best results, use copper tubing for water
connections.
Contact water treatment plant for help.
Water pressure is
Cut-off and cut-on pressures are too
Have someone turn up the cut-off and cut-on pressure
extremely low.
low (well systems only),
on the water pump system (well systems only).
Reverse osmosis system is in
It is normal for a reverse osmosis system to be below
regenerative phase.
20 psi during the regenerative phase.
ODORS IN REFRIGERATOR
Interior is dirty.
Interior needs to be cleaned.
See Care & Cleaning Chart in Care and Cleaning
section.
Food with strong odors is in
Cover food tightly.
refrigerator.
OPENING/CL OSING OF DOORS/DRA WERS
Door(s) will not close.
Close both doors gently.
Door was closed too hard, causing
other door to open slightly.
Refrigerator is not level. It rocks on
the floor when moved slightly.
Refrigerator is touching a wall or
cabinet.
Ensure floor is level and solid, and can adequately
support the refrigerator. Contact a carpenter to correct
a sagging or sloping floor.
Ensure floor is level and solid, and can adequately
support the refrigerator. Contact a carpenter to correct
a sagging or sloping floor.
Drawers are difficult
Food is touching shelf on top of
Keep less food in drawer.
to move.
drawer.
Track that drawers slide on is dirty.
Clean drawer, rollers, and track. See Care & Cleaning
Chart in Care and Cleaning
section.
LIGHT BULB IS NOT ON
Light bulb is not on.
Light bulb is burned out.
Light switch is stuck.
No electric current is reaching
refrigerator.
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.
IF YOU HEAR
5 beeps
A door has been left open for 5
These beeps will repeat once every minute until the
minutes or more.
door has been closed. This is normal for the "Door
Ajar" alarm.
3 beeps
The refrigerator has experienced a
This is normal when "Power-On-Reset"
is activated.
loss of power or a low voltage
condition.
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