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GE 14 Use And Care Manual With Installation Instructions

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Use and Care & Installation Guide
Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Operating
Instructions,
Appliance Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Base Grflle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..........................9
Condenser . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............................9
Defrosting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................2
Energy-Saving Tips . . . . . . . ...........................2
Food Storage Suggestion s..........................8
Shelves .......ti......~... .................... 4,5
Temperature Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Water Filter Accessory . . . . ..........................7
Water Supply Kit . . . . . . . . . . ..................7, 11
Cleaning, Outside andlnsi de......................9
Light Bulb Replacement . . . . .....................10
GE Appliances
Refrigerator
Problem Solver . . . . . . . . .
3
More questions?...call
Tips
Preparation
Clearances H.v_. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Door Swing Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3-16
Rollers and Leveling Legs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
WaterSupplyto Icemaker . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
Installation
Adapter Plug . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................12
Grounding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2
Model and Serial Numbe rs.........................2
Important Phone Numbers . . . . . . . . . . .. 2 3
Repair Service . . . . . . . . . . . .........................23
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... Back Covef'
Electrical Requirements.. . . . . . . . . . . .. 12
Extension Cord . . . . . . . . . . . .....................12
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Important Phone Numbers .... 2 3 Repair Service ........23 Warranty ....... Back Covef’ GE Appliances...
  • Page 2: Defrosting

    We’re proud of our service and want you to be Manager, Consumer Relations GE Appliances pleased. If for some reason you are not happy with the service you receive, here are three steps to follow for Appliance Park further help.
  • Page 3: Icemaker

    The food may be refrigerator, you can obtain on by calling, toll free, dangerous to eat. the GE Answer Center@, 800.626.2000. “Even partial thawing and refreezing reduces the Never unplug your refrigerator by eating quality of foods, particularly fruits, pulling on the power cord.
  • Page 4: Shelves

    TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL The temperature control Insert a coin into the slot dial has nine settings plus in the middle of the dial “OFF.” “l” is the and you can turn the dial warmest. ‘69>’ is the to the setting that’s best coldest.
  • Page 5 Some models have an ice-tray shelf and some models have a full-width step shelf. Ice-Tray Shelf To remove the ice-tray shelf: Lift the right side up off hooks at top, then pull shelf to the right to free its pins from holes in the cabinet wall.
  • Page 6: Storage Drawers

    STORAGE DRAWERS Low Humidity Drawer High Humidity Drawer Fruit & Vegetable Drawers (on some models) (on some models) This refrigerated drawer is This refrigerated drawer is designed to keep unwrapped designed to provide lower foods fresh by retaining the natural humidity storage for items such as: moisture content of foods such as: Squash,...
  • Page 7: Water Filter Accessory

    Icemaker Accessory The water filter is an option at extra Kit is available at extra cost. cost and is available from your GE Contact your local GE dealer and dealer. Specify WR97X0214. It has fiber cartridge catches dirt, specify Kit IM- 1.
  • Page 8: Food Storage Suggestions

    Freezing Cakes, pies, sandwiches, leftovers (cooked), Sausage (Smoked) ....7 not recom- Sausage (Dry & Semi-Dry) .....14 to 21 mended. Cooked Meats Agriculture Cooked Meats and Meat Dishes ..3 to 4...
  • Page 9 These will leave a residue that can damage the paint. Appliance Polish Wax & Cleaner (Cat. No. WR97X0216) is available from GE Service and Parts Center. Cleaning—Inside Other parts of the refrigerator—including door Clean the inside of the fresh food and freezer gaskets, vegetable drawers, ice trays and all plastic compartments at least once a year.
  • Page 10: Drawer And Cover Removal

    AND CLEANING CARE (continued) Full-Width Drawer with Plastic Cover Drawer and Cover Removal (on some models) Drawers will stop before coming all the way out of To remove the cover, lift it off its supports, pull it forward, onto the floor. These drawers can be removed easily tilt it and take it out.
  • Page 11: Location

    (approximately 8 feet of 1/4” copper tubing in three 10-inch diameter coils). A water supply kit is available at extra cost from your GE dealer. Preparing to Move Preparing for Vacation...
  • Page 12: Adapter Plug

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS IMPORTANT... Please Read Carefully How to connect electricity For personal safety, this appliance must Have the wall outlet and circuit checked by a qualified electrician to make sure the outlet is properly grounded. be nro~erlv prounded. If you have only a standard two-prong wall outlet, The power cord of this Preferred method it is your personal responsibility and obligation to...
  • Page 13 These instructions are for changing the hinges from the right side to the left side. REMOVE THE FREEZER DOOR. If you ever want to change the hinges back to the right Tape the door shut side, follow these same instructions (merely reverse all Hinge with masking tape.
  • Page 14 REVERSE THE DOOR HANDLES. REVERSE CABINET HARDWARE. (on some models) 1. Transfer the bottom hinge to the left. 1. Transfer the fi-esh food door handle a. Remove the base grille if your refrigerator has to the right. one. Grasp it at the bottom and pull it straight out. b.
  • Page 15 2. Transfer the door stop. e. Attach the handle to the right LEFT SIDE edge of the door Door Stop with screws at top and bottom, using bottom holes vacated by “ removal of the door stop screws. Move the metal door stop from the right end to the left end.
  • Page 16 REHANG THE FREEZER DOOR. SNACKS DWWER. (on some models) Lower the bottom socket of For convenient access to the Snacks drawer the freezer door after reversing the door swing, you can move the onto the center drawer to the other side of the cabinet. hinge pin.
  • Page 17 CAUTION: WARRANTY INFORMATION use your refrigerator before connecting This water line installation is not warranted by the water line, make sure the icemaker feeler the refrigerator or icemaker manufacturer. arm is kept in the STOP (up) position. Follow these instructions carefidly to minimize the risk of expensive water damage.
  • Page 18: Water Line Installation Instructions

    WATER LINE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Remove the ROUTE THE COPPER TUBING BETWEEN THE plastic flexible cap from the water valve. Tubing COLD WATER LINE AND THE REFRIGERATOR. 1/4” Copper Route the tubing through a hole drilled in the floor or wall (behind the refrigerator or adjacent base cabinet) as close to the wall as possible.
  • Page 19 QUESTIONS? USE THIS PROBLEM SOLVER PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE REFRIGERATOR DOES NOT OPERA~ Temperature control in OFF position. If interior light is not on, refrigerator may not be plugged in at wall outlet. If plug is secure and the refrigerator still fails to operate, plug a lamp or a small appliance into the same outlet to determine if there is a tripped circuit breaker or burned out fuse.
  • Page 20 In humid weather, air carries moisture into refrigerator when doors are opened. REFRIGERATOR Foods with strong odors should be tightly covered. Check for spoiled food. Interior needs cleaning. . Defrost water system needs cleaning. you need more help.. call, toll free: GE Answer 800.626.2000 consumer information service...
  • Page 22 NOTES...
  • Page 23: Repair Service

    We’ll Be There With the purchase of-your new GE appliance, receive the assurmce that if’~x)u e~wr need information m-assistance from GE, we’ll be there. All \TOU have to clo is call—toll--f’ree! In-Home Repair Service GEAnswer Center@ information scr~ice is a~ailahle to help. Your- call-and J’OUX- question- \\’ill lW answered promptl~”...
  • Page 24: Warranty

    To know what your legal rights are in your state. consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General. Warrantor: General Electric Company If further help is needed concerning this warranty, write: Manager—Consumer Affairs, GE Appliances, Louisville, KY 40225 7‘his book is printed on recycled paper. Top-Mount No-Frost 14 & 16 Models...

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