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REFRIGERATOR SAFETY..................................................................... 1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ....................................................... 2
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ......................................................... 6
REFRIGERATOR USE ........................................................................... 9
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety
messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING."
These words mean:
DANGER
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.
W10199183A
REFRIGERATOR
USER INSTRUCTIONS

Table of Contents

REFRIGERATOR SAFETY

Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
REFRIGERATOR CARE ...................................................................... 16
TROUBLESHOOTING ......................................................................... 17
ACCESSORIES .................................................................................... 19
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE ................................................................ 19
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
instructions.

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    REFRIGERATOR USER INSTRUCTIONS Table of Contents REFRIGERATOR SAFETY..............1 REFRIGERATOR CARE ..............16 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ............2 TROUBLESHOOTING ................. 17 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ............6 ACCESSORIES ..................19 REFRIGERATOR USE ................9 ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE ..............19 REFRIGERATOR SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance.
  • Page 2: Installation Requirements

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions: Plug into a grounded (earthed) outlet. A qualified service technician must install the water line and ice maker. Do not remove ground prong.
  • Page 3: Product Dimensions

    Product Dimensions When leveling legs are fully extended to 1" (25 mm) below the refrigerator, add ³⁄₄" (19 mm) to the height dimensions. Top View ³⁄₈ Front View " (9.53 mm) ⁵⁄₈ " (90.5 cm) 24" (61.0 cm) ¹⁄₂ " (69.7 cm) ¹⁄₈...
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    Opening Dimensions Location Requirements Height dimensions are shown with the leveling legs extended to the minimum height of ¹⁄₄" (6.35 mm) below the refrigerator. WARNING NOTE: When leveling legs are fully extended to 1" (25 mm) below the refrigerator, add ³⁄₄" (19 mm) to the height dimensions.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    For Australia and New Zealand: Electrical Requirements Your new appliance has been especially manufactured to meet all Australian Standards and Conditions. Some notations in the installation instructions may refer to WARNING electrical requirements in other countries, so we draw your particular attention to these specific notes.
  • Page 6: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Unpack the Refrigerator Install New Water Line (if required) WARNING TOOLS NEEDED: ¹⁄₄" Drill bit Flat-blade screwdriver Excessive Weight Hazard ⁷⁄₁₆" and ¹⁄₂" Open-end or Cordless drill two adjustable wrenches Use two or more people to move and install refrigerator.
  • Page 7: Connect Water Supply

    Connect Water Supply (if required) NOTE: Tighten the nut by hand. Then tighten it with a wrench Style 1 - Connection to Water Valve (if required) two more turns. Do not overtighten. 1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. 2. Before attaching copper tubing to refrigerator, flush at least 2 qt (1.9 L) of water through the copper tubing and into a bucket to get rid of any particles in the water line.
  • Page 8: Level Refrigerator

    3. Open the freezer door and turn on the ice maker. Move the switch to the ON (left) position. See “Ice Maker and Storage Plug in Refrigerator Bin” for further instructions on the operation of your ice maker. Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. WARNING Discard the first three batches of ice produced.
  • Page 9: Refrigerator Use

    If you do not have a cabinet above the refrigerator, simply adjust the refrigerator to make it level. Complete Installation 1. On some models, turn water supply line valve to “Open” position. 2. Turn refrigerator switch to ON position. Wait a few minutes. On some models, check water line connections for leaks.
  • Page 10 The preset settings should be correct for normal household Additional Features usage. The controls are set correctly when milk or juice is as NOTE: The display screen on the dispenser control panel has a cold as you like and when ice cream is firm. backlight, which will turn off automatically when the control buttons have not been used for 30 seconds or more.
  • Page 11 IMPORTANT: To avoid unintentionally locking the dispenser Freezer Controls or changing other settings, be sure to press both buttons at When adjust mode is activated, the ICE and LIGHT buttons adjust exactly the same time. the freezer compartment temperature. The set point range for the freezer is -5°F to 5°F (-21°C to -15°C).
  • Page 12 Temperature Display Always On Cooling On/Off This feature keeps the temperature display on at all times. If cooling is off, all dashes (---) will appear on the temperature display for both compartments. Press and hold TEMPERATURE and LOCK at the same time for 3 seconds to turn the feature on.
  • Page 13: Dairy Compartment

    Press MAX COOL to select this mode. Max Cool will stay on for 24 hours, or until it is manually turned off. Dairy Compartment (on some models) This compartment, located at the top of the refrigerator door, provides convenient storage for spreadable items such as butter and margarine.
  • Page 14: Warning

    Style 2 The Ice Dispenser Ice dispenses from the ice maker storage bin in the freezer when the dispenser lever is pressed. The dispensing system will not operate when the freezer door is open. To turn off the ice maker, see “Ice Maker and Storage Bin.”...
  • Page 15: Water Filtration System

    The Dispenser Lock (on some models) Water Filtration System (on some models) The dispenser can be turned off for easy cleaning or to avoid unintentional dispensing by small children and pets. NOTE: The lock feature does not shut off power to the refrigerator, Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of to the ice maker, or to the dispenser light.
  • Page 16: Refrigerator Care

    REFRIGERATOR CARE 4. On some models, wash glass door panels with a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Cleaning NOTES: WARNING Do not hit the glass with pots, pans, furniture, toys, or other objects. Scratching, hitting, jarring or stressing the glass may weaken its structure, causing an increased risk of breakage at a later date.
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Popping - contraction/expansion of inside walls, especially during initial cool-down Refrigerator Operation Water running - may be heard when ice melts during the defrost cycle and water runs into the drain pan The refrigerator will not operate Creaking/Cracking - occurs as ice is being ejected from the...
  • Page 18: Ice And Water

    Items in meat pan/crisper are freezing The ice dispenser will not operate properly The temperature inside the meat pan/crisper may become too Check the following: cold, especially when using some additional control panel Is the freezer door closed completely? features. Adjust the meat pan control to the closed setting. Is the ice bin installed correctly? Ice and Water Is there ice in the bin?
  • Page 19: Accessories

    The dispenser water is not cool enough NOTE: Water from the dispenser is chilled to only 50°F (10°C). Has water not been recently dispensed? The first glass of water may not be cool. Discard the first glass of water. Has the refrigerator been newly installed or a large amount of water recently dispensed? Allow 24 hours for the refrigerator to cool completely.
  • Page 20 W10199183A © 2009. 1/09 All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.

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