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Care And Cleaning - GE CFE29TSDSS Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

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Care and cleaning of the refrigerator.
Cleaning the Outside
The stainless steel panels, door handles and trim.
Do not use appliance wax, polish, bleach, or other products
containing chlorine on stainless steel.
Stainless steel can be cleaned with a commercially available
stainless steel cleaner. A spray-on stainless steel cleaner
works best.
Cleaning the Inside
Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning.
If this is not practical, wring excess moisture out of sponge or
cloth when cleaning around switches, lights or controls.
Use an appliance wax polish on the inside surface between
the doors.
tablespoon (15 ml) of baking soda to a quart (1 liter) of water.
This both cleans and neutralizes odors. Rinse and wipe dry.
Behind the Refrigerator
Be careful when moving the refrigerator away from the wall. All
types of floor coverings can be damaged, particularly cushioned
coverings and those with embossed surfaces.
Raise the leveling legs located at the bottom front of the
Preparing for Vacation
For long vacations or absences, remove food and unplug the
refrigerator. Clean the interior with a baking soda solution of
one tablespoon (15 ml) of baking soda to one quart (1 liter) of
water. Leave the doors open.
LCD Models: turn refrigerator off at control (pg 7) .
If the temperature can drop below freezing, have a qualified
service technician drain the water supply system to prevent
serious property damage due to flooding.
1) Turn refrigerator off (pg. 7) or unplug the refrigerator.
2) Empty ice bucket
Preparing to Move
Secure all loose items such as shelves and drawers by taping
them securely in place to prevent damage.
When using a hand truck to move the refrigerator, do not rest
the front or back of the refrigerator against the hand truck. This
could damage the refrigerator.
Silver-accented plastic parts.
Wash parts with soap or other mild detergents. Wipe clean with
a sponge, damp cloth or paper towel.
Do not use scouring pads, powdered cleaners, bleach or
cleaners containing bleach because these products can
scratch and weaken the paint finish.
Should spill tray need cleaning use lime remover.
Do not clean glass shelves or covers
with warm water when they are cold. Glass shelves and
covers may break if exposed to sudden temperature
changes or impact such as bumping or dropping.
Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small
pieces if it breaks.
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.
Lower the leveling legs until they touch the floor.
When pushing the refrigerator back, make sure you don't
roll over the power cord or water supply line.
3) Turn water supply off
If you cut the water supply off, turn off the ice maker (pg. 18).
Upon returning from vacation:
1) Replace the water filter.
2) Run 2 gallons of water through the cold water dispenser
(about 5 minutes) to flush the system.
3) Dispense 185°F hot water 3 times (10 oz. each) to flush the
Handle only from the sides of the refrigerator.
Be sure the refrigerator stays in an upright position during

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