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GE 36" Built-In Bottom-Freezer Installation Instructions Manual

36" built-in bottom-freezer refrigerators
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36" Built-In Bottom-Freezer



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  • Page 1 with Design Guide tion In tall tructio 36" Built-In Bottom-Freezer Refrigerators
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Read these instructions completely and carefullg. Product failure due to improper installation is not . IM PORTANT- Save these instructions covered under the GE Appliance Warranty. See the for local inspector's use. Observe all governing codes Owner's Manual for warranty information.
  • Page 3: The Installation Space

    Design Guide THE INSTALLATION SPACE DIMENSIONS AND CLEARANCES 35-1/2" 25-3/8"Framed Me@is 35" Finished W idth 25-3/4"StainlessSteel Models CaseWidth The finished Wall View CaseDepth * Shipping height. cutout width refrigerator con be must be adjusted to fit into o _84"From B5-1/2". cutout that is 83-1/2"...
  • Page 4: 130° Door Swing

    Design Guide Frameless Cabinets: The case trim overlaps cabinets at the top and sides. Therefore, fromeless cabinets mo U require filler strips to prevent Refrigerator 23-7/8" From interference with cabinet door swing. Rearof The opening must allow for filler strips. Refrigerator 1 _' 2"...
  • Page 5: 90 ° Door Swing

    Design Guide Frameless Cabinets: The cose trim overlaps cabinets at the top and Refrigerator sides. Therefore, frameless cabinets may require Case Trim filler strips to prevent interference with cabinet door swing. The opening must allow for filler strips. 23-7/8" FromRearof Refrigerator Door 3/4"...
  • Page 6: Customization Basics

    Design Guide CUSTOMIZATION BASICS: Framed Or Overlag Panels, Custom Handles and Accessorg Kits Professional Stgle Stainless Steel Refrigerators Overlay panels Stainless steel wrapped refrigerators with beveled edges You may also choose to install custom overlay panels and professional style handles. These models are shipped from your cabinet manufacturer.
  • Page 7: Panel Dimensions

    Design Guide 1/4" FRAMED PANEL DIMENSIONS 1_5/16" Trim If you choose to install framed panels, they must be cut Door Reveal to the dimensions shown. The panels will slide into the frame on the door, drawer and grille. _,1/4" If the custom panel is less than 1/4" thick and if it fits Panel loosely in the door frame, it can be backed up with a piece of filler material or foam tape to improve the fit.
  • Page 8: Side Panels

    Design Guide SIDE PANELS ZUG2 GRILLE PANEL DIMENSIONS Side panels must be used whenever the sides of the The ZUG2 unified grille panel kit provides for the refrigerator will be exposed. The 1/4" side panels will installation of o framed or overlag grille panel. slip into the side case trim.
  • Page 9: Installation Instructions

    MATERIALS REQUIRED TOOLS , Tinsnips to cut banding o 35" long 2x4 for Anti-Tip support o Stepladder ,1/4" copper water line tubing or GE SmartConnect" Bucket Refrigerator Tubing kits Level , Water shut-off valve Appliance Hand Truck , Custom panels for fresh food door, freezer drawer...
  • Page 10: Step 1, Remove Packaging

    NOTE:The only GE-opproved plastic tubing is supplied for this opplicotion. in the GE SmortConnecf" Refrigerator Tubing kits. Do not use any other plastic water supply line because the line NOTE:Commonweolth of Mossochusetts Plumbing is under pressure at all times.
  • Page 11: B Step 2A, Ro Water Line

    Installation Instructions I STEP 41 INSTALL A NTI-TIPBRACKETS STEP WATERLINE INSTALLATION WITH A REVERSEOSMOSIS SYSTEM WAR NING:ANTI-TIP PRECAUTIONS Therefrigerator istop-heavyand mustbe secured to preventthe Skip this step when not using an RO Sgstem possibility of tippingforward. If the water supply to the refrigerator is from a Reverse ATTENTION: P RECAUTIONS CONTRE LES...
  • Page 12: Step 5, Level Refrigerator

    Installation Instructions I STEP61ALTERNATE ANTI-TIP [STEP S] LEVEL REFRIGERATOR PROCEDURE All models have 4-point leveling. The front is supported bg leveling legs, the rear is supported bg adjustable The refrigerator must be secured to prevent tipping. wheels. Both are accessible from the front of the The anti-tip brackets cannot be used on metal wall refrigerator.
  • Page 13: Step 8, Adjust Door Swing

    Installation Instructions [STEP 8 lAD JUST DOOR SWING INSTALL GRILLE PANEL NOTE: This refrigerator has a 2-position door stop. • Raise the grille panel to stop position. When space does not allow the door to swing open fullu to 130 ° , Uou may change the door swing to a 90 ° opening.
  • Page 14 Installation Instructions ,ISTEP 101 INSTALL 1/4" FRAMED PAN ELS Right hand models shown. Use the same instructions for left hand models. IF YOU ARE INSTALLINGOVERLAYPANELS, GO TO STEP10A. Handle DoorTrim Trim Refrigerator Door UseFrontHoles to SecureTrim Standard supplied handle shown in 1/4"...
  • Page 15: Panels

    Installation Instructions [STEP IOA] INSTALL OVERLAY PANELS Right hand models shown. Use the same instructions for left hand models. DoorTrim Handle Trim Refrigerator Door Move Forward For3/4" Panel ii!i!!i!i!iiiii!!!!!i - UseFrontHoles to SecureHandle UseRearHoles to SecureTrim Supplied handle shown in the overlay panel position.
  • Page 16: Step 12, Connect Power

    ISTEP 131 START ICENAKER on the unit and tighten nutto union. Turn on the water to check for leaks. GE SmartConnect T"Tubing: Insert the molded end of the tubing into the refrigerator connection. Tighten the compression nut until it is just hand tight.
  • Page 17: Step 14, Install Toekick

    Installation Instructions STEP 141 INSTALL TOEKICK , Locate the supplied toekick (shipped taped to the side of the refrigerator). Install with 2 screws provided, adjust to desired height and tighten screws. , A custom toekick can be installed to match or complement the surrounding cabinetrg.
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  • Page 20 For Monogram ® local service in your area, call 1.800.444.1845. NOTE: Product improvement is a continuing endeavor at General Electric. Therefore, materials, appearance specifications are subject to change without notice. GE Consumer & Industrial Appliances General Electric Compang No. 49-60468-1 Louisville, KY40225 No. 224D1145P001 08-07 JR...

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