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GE Side-by-Side Stainless Steel Free-Standing Refrigerators Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual Side-by-Side Stainless Steel Free-Standing Refrigerators...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    The information on the following pages will help you operate and maintain your refrigerator properly. If you have any other questions, visit our Website at:
  • Page 3: Consumer Information

    Explain why you are not pleased. In most cases, this will solve the problem. NEXT, if you are still not pleased, write all the details—including your phone number—to: Manager, Customer Relations GE Appliances Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225 Consumer Information Stainless Steel Refrigerator...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    • Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner’s Manual. • This refrigerator must be properly installed in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it is used. • Do not allow children to climb, stand or hang on the shelves in the refrigerator.
  • Page 5 à glaçons pendant que le réfrigérateur est branché. DANGER: RISQUES POUR LES ENFANTS Les enfants pris au piège ou morts d’asphyxie sont toujours d’actualité. Les appareils de réfrigération abandonés sont toujours aussi dangereux, même si on n’attend que “quelque jours” pour s’en débarasser.
  • Page 6: How To Connect Electricity

    This provides the best performance and also prevents overloading house wiring circuits which could cause a fire hazard from overheated wires. Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling on the power cord. Always grip plug firmly and pull straight out from the outlet.
  • Page 7: Cordons Prolongateurs

    RACCORDEMENT ÉLECTRIQUE Ne coupez ni retirez en aucun cas la troisième broche (mise à la terre) de la fiche du cordon d’alimentation. Pour votre sécurité, cet appareil doit être correctement mis à la terre. Le cordon d’alimentation de cet appareil est muni d’une fiche à...
  • Page 8: Performance Air Flow System

    (For removal instructions, on-line, 24 hours a day, contact us at or call 800.444.1845. In Canada, call us at 1.888.880.3030.) Stainless Steel Refrigerator (warmer) pad for either the fresh food...
  • Page 9: Turbocool

    How it works a large amount of food to the refrigerator compartment, putting away foods after they have been sitting out at room temperature or when putting away warm leftovers. It can also be used if the refrigerator has been without power for an extended period.
  • Page 10 Stainless Steel Refrigerator The pan is tightly sealed to prevent the pan’s temperature from causing temperature fluctuations in the rest of the refrigerator. The controls for this pan are located at the top of the fresh food compartment with the temperature controls.
  • Page 11 3 Pull the bottom of the wire holder forward until the wire pops into the groove located on the bottom of the drawer. CustomCool Stainless Steel Refrigerator 15 Minutes • 1 Beverage Can (12 oz) • 2 Small Juice Boxes (6–8 oz each)
  • Page 12: Water Filter

    The dispenser and the icemaker will not operate without the filter or filter bypass plug. Replacement Filters: To order additional filter cartridges in the United States, call GE Parts and Accessories, 800.626.2002. Suggested Retail $34.95 USD Cartridge Customers in Canada should consult the yellow Holder pages for the nearest Mabe Service Center.
  • Page 13: Shelves And Bins

    NOTE: Make sure you push the shelves all the way back in before you close the door. Shelves and Bins Stainless Steel Refrigerator Snugger Fresh food compartment door bin Freezer tilt-out bin Do not block...
  • Page 14: Freezer Shelves

    1 Reattach the rack to the sides of the bin. 2 Engage the back side of the bin in the molded supports on the door. Then push down on the front of the bin. The bin will lock into place. Shelves and Bins Stainless Steel Refrigerator...
  • Page 15: Additional Features

    A 90° opening will allow the doors to make contact with adjacent walls. Door If doors are uneven, adjust the refrigerator door. alignment 1 Using a 7/16″ socket wrench, turn the door adjusting screw to the right to raise the door, to the left to lower it.
  • Page 16: Crispers And Pans

    In some cases, when you roll the refrigerator out, you will need to move the refrigerator to the left or right as you roll it out. Crispers and Pans Stainless Steel Refrigerator...
  • Page 17: Automatic Icemaker

    Automatic NOTE: A newly installed refrigerator may take 12 to 24 hours to begin making ice. icemaker The icemaker will produce seven cubes per cycle—approximately 100–130 cubes in a 24-hour period, depending on freezer compartment temperature, room temperature, number of door openings and other use conditions.
  • Page 18 1/4 turn. Then push the bin back again. 1 Lift the bin, then pull it forward until the bin stops. Automatic Icemaker The ice bin is heavy La glace 2 Lift and pull forward again to remove the bin. Stainless Steel Refrigerator Rotate Drive Mechanism...
  • Page 19: Ice And Water Dispenser

    NOTE: If no water is dispensed when the refrigerator is first installed, there may be air in the water line system. Press the dispenser arm for at least 2 minutes to remove trapped air from the water line and to fill the water system.
  • Page 20: Care And Cleaning

    Stainless Steel Magic is available at Ace, True Dispenser drip area. Value, Servistar, HWI and other leading stores. It is also available through GE Parts and Accessories, 800.626.2002. Order part number WX10X15. Do not use appliance wax or polish on the stainless steel.
  • Page 21: Moving

    Pull the refrigerator straight out and return it to position by pushing it straight in. Moving the refrigerator in a side direction may result in damage to the floor covering or refrigerator.
  • Page 22: Replacing The Light Bulbs

    When reinstalling the light shield, make sure the top tabs snap securely into place. Replace the screw (on some models). 5 Reinstall the shelf and plug the refrigerator back in. 3 Replace the bulb with a bulb of the same size and wattage.
  • Page 23 This happens when the refrigerator is first plugged in, when the doors are opened frequently or when a large amount of food is added to the refrigerator or freezer compartments. The fans are helping to maintain the correct temperatures.
  • Page 24 30 minutes. • Either or both controls set to OFF. Set to a temperature setting. • If interior light is not on, refrigerator may not be plugged in at wall outlet. Push the plug completely into the wall outlet.
  • Page 25 • Water dispenser has not been used for a long time. Dispense water until all water in the system has been replenished. • Normal when refrigerator is first installed. Allow 24 hours for the refrigerator to completely cool down. • Water dispenser has not been used for a long time. Dispense water until all water in the system has been replenished.
  • Page 26 • Door gasket on hinge side is sticking or folding over. Apply paraffin wax to the face of the gasket. • A door bin is hitting a shelf inside the refrigerator. Move the door bin up one position. • Not unusual during periods of high humidity. Wipe surface dry.
  • Page 27 • Unit just plugged in. Allow 24 hours for the system to stabilize. • Door open for too long. Allow 24 hours for the system to stabilize. • Warm food added to refrigerator. Allow 24 hours for the system to stabilize.
  • Page 28: Performance Data Sheet

    Taste and Odor Reduction Chlorine Reduction, Class I Mechanical Filtration Unit Particulate Reduction, Class I Manufactured for: General Electric Company, Louisville, KY 40225 Performance Data Sheet GE SmartWater Filtration System GWF Cartridge Standard No. 42: Aesthetic Effects Influent Effluent Challenge Average 1.9 ppm...
  • Page 29 GE Smart Water Filtration Systems - GWF06 GE Smart Water Filtration Systems - GWF Hotpoint Refrigerator Systems - HWF General Electric Appliances Cysts (protozoan) Turbidity Atrazine Lindane 2,4-D For Purchases Made In Iowa: This form must be signed and dated by the buyer and seller prior to the consummation of this sale.
  • Page 30 Notes Stainless Steel Refrigerator...
  • Page 31: Consumer Services

    In the USA: 800.626.2000 Service Contracts You can have the secure feeling that GE Consumer Service will still be there after your warranty expires. Purchase a GE contract while your warranty is still in effect and you’ll In the USA: receive a substantial discount.
  • Page 32 48 mainland states, Hawaii, Washington, D.C. or Canada. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for service. In Alaska the warranty is the same except that it is LIMITED because you must pay to ship the product to the service shop or for the service technician’s travel costs to your home.