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Shelves; Storage Drawers; Temperature Controls - GE 197D5226P005 Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

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About the temperature control dial.
Turning the dial to 0 stops cooling in both compartments—fresh food and freezer. It does not shut off power to the refrigerator.
About the fresh food compartment shelves.
Shelf supports at various levels allow you to custom-space your shelves. Not all features are on all models.
2 Lift up and out
1 Tilt up
Lift rear
Pull forward
To remove the full-width shelves
About the freezer compartment shelves.
About the storage drawers.
Not all features are on all models.
Temperature Control Dial
The temperature control dial has nine
settings plus 0 . 1 is the warmest. 9 is the
coldest. At first, set the dial at 5 .
After using the refrigerator, adjust the
dial if necessary.
Half-Width Shelves
One end of the shelf rests on a molded side-
wall support; a bracket on the other end
hooks into a track on the rear cabinet wall.
To remove, lift the shelf up at front, then off
the support and out of the track.
To replace, select desired shelf height. With
shelf front raised slightly, hook the
bracket's top lug into the track, then lower
the shelf onto the support.
Full-Width Shelves
Some models have a steel wire sliding
shelf, a stationary tempered glass shelf,
a spillproof shelf or two steel wire
stationary shelves. These shelves can be
moved to another place in the fresh food
The full-width sliding shelf has stop-locks.
When placed correctly on the shelf
supports, the shelf will stop before coming
completely out of the refrigerator and will
not tilt when you place food on it or
remove food from it.
Step Shelf
To remove the step shelf:
Lift left side of shelf slightly.
Move shelf to the left to free its right
ends from holes in the cabinet wall.
To replace the step shelf:
With shelf tilted as shown, fit left ends
of shelf into holes in cabinet wall.
Fruit and Vegetable Drawers
Excess water that may accumulate in the
bottom of the drawers should be emptied
and the drawers wiped dry.
(on some models)
Insert a coin into the slot in the middle
of the dial and you can turn the dial to
the setting that is best suited to your needs.
Allow 24 hours for the refrigerator to
get cold.
NOTE: The shelf to the right of the track is
designed to hook into the right-hand slot; the shelf
to the left is designed to hook into the left-hand slot.
To remove a full-width shelf when
the fresh food compartment door
cannot be opened fully
Lower right side of shelf, move shelf to
the right and take it out.
Lift left side of shelf slightly, swing shelf
up, fit right ends of shelf into holes in
cabinet wall, and lower shelf into place.
Lift rear
Pull forward and down

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