It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. This section tells you how to clean it,
connect it to a power source, install it, and level it.
Removing packaging materials
Remove tape and any labels from your refrigerator
before using (except the model and serial
To remove any remaining tape or glue, rub the
area briskly with your thumb. Do not use sharp
rubbing alcohol, flammable fluids, or
abrasive cleaners. These products can damage the
surface of your refrigerator. For more information,
on page 3.
NOTE: Do not remove any permanent instruction
labels inside your refrigerator, or the Tech Sheet
that is fastened under the front.
Cleaninp before use
After you remove all of the packaging materials,
clean your refrigerator before using it if
needed. See the cleaning instructions
on page 29 for more information.
To ensure proper ventilation
for your refrigerator,
allow for a M-inch (1.25 cm) space on each side
and at the top. For models that have ice and water
make sure you leave some extra space
at the back to allow for the water line connections.
top and sides