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Freezer Drawer - KitchenAid 12828154 Use And Care Manual

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1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Keep the refrigerator doors closed until you are ready to lift
them free from the cabinet.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the refrigerator door
while the hinges are being removed. Do not depend on the
door gasket magnets to hold the door in place while you are
working.
3. Starting with the right-hand side door, remove the parts for
the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge graphic. Lift the
refrigerator door from the bottom hinge pin.
4. Remove the shim from the bottom hinge pin and keep it for
later use. See Bottom Hinge graphic.
5. Before removing the left-hand side door, disconnect the wire
harness located on top of the top hinge by wedging a flat-
blade screwdriver or your fingernail between the two
sections. See Wire Harness graphic.
NOTE: The green, ground wire remains attached to the hinge.
6. Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Lift the left-hand side door from the bottom hinge
pin.
7. Remove the shim from the bottom hinge pin and keep it for
later use. See Bottom Hinge graphic.
Replace Doors and Hinges
1. Assemble the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Do not tighten the screws completely.
2. Replace the parts for the bottom hinge as shown in Bottom
Hinge graphic. Tighten screws. Replace the refrigerator door.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the refrigerator door
while the hinges are being moved. Do not depend on the door
gasket magnets to hold the door in place while you are
working.
3. Align the door so that the bottom of the refrigerator door
aligns evenly with the top of the freezer drawer. Tighten all
screws.
4. Reconnect the wire harness on top of the left-hand side
refrigerator door.
5. Replace the top hinge covers.

Freezer Drawer

Graphics are included later in this section.
Remove Drawer
IMPORTANT: Two people may be required to complete this
procedure.
1. Open the freezer drawer to full extension.
2. Remove all articles from baskets.
3. Pull the upper wire basket out to full extension and lift out to
remove.
4. Lift lower basket straight up and out to remove.
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5. Remove the basket cradles from the drawer rails. Push the
snap attachments inward away from the drawer rails to
unlatch the basket cradles. Lift the basket cradles off the
drawer rails.
A. Cradle snap attachment
B. Basket cradle
6. Lift the top of the freezer drawer front to unhook supports
from drawer rails. Lift drawer out.
Replace Drawer
IMPORTANT: Two people may be required to complete this
procedure.
1. Pull both drawer rails out to full extension.
2. Locate the notches on the inside of each drawer rail. See
Graphic 3-1.
3. While supporting the drawer front, hook the drawer supports
into the notches on the inside of the drawer rails. Lower the
drawer front into its final position. See Graphic 3-2.
4. Place the basket cradles back on the drawer rails. Align the
snap attachments with the slots on the drawer rails, and
press each snap toward the rail until it clicks.
5. With drawer rails pulled out to full extension, set the lower
basket straight down into the basket cradles.
6. Slide the upper basket into the molded drawer rail. Make sure
the rear of the basket hooks behind the drawer rail stop.
Final Steps
WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
1. Plug in refrigerator to a grounded 3 prong outlet.
2. Return all removable door parts to doors and food to
refrigerator.
A
B

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