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Care & Cleaning
Protecting Your investment
Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains appearance and
prevents odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately
and clean the freezer and fresh food compartments at least
twice a year. When cleaning, take the following precautions:
Never use CHLORIDE or cleaners with bleach to clean
stainless steel.
Do not wash any removable parts in a dishwasher.
Always unplug the electrical power cord from the wall
outlet before cleaning.
Remove adhesive labels by hand. Do not use razor
blades or other sharp instruments which can scratch
the appliance surface.
Do not remove the serial plate.
Do not use abrasive cleaners such as window sprays, scouring
cleansers, brushes, flammable fluids, cleaning waxes,
concentrated detergents, bleaches or cleansers containing
petroleum products on plastic parts, interior doors, gaskets or
cabinet liners. Do not use paper towels, metallic scouring pads,
or other abrasive cleaning materials or strong alkaline solutions.
Part
Interior & Door
Soap and water
Liners
Baking soda and water
Door Gaskets
Soap and water
Drawers & Bins •
Soap and water
Glass Shelves
Soap and water
Glass cleaner
Mild liquid sprays
Toe Grille
Soap and water
Mild liquid sprays
Vacuum attachment
Exterior &
Soap and water
Handles
Non Abrasive Glass
Cleaner
Exterior &
Soap and water
Handles
Stainless Steel Cleaners
(Stainless Steel
Models Only)
Replacing Light
Unplug refrigerator
Bulbs
Wear gloves
Remove light cover
Replace old bulb
Replace light cover
Plug in the refrigerator
Care & Cleaning Tips
What To Use
Use 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 quart of warm water. Be
sure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before cleaning
around controls, light bulb or any electrical part.
Wipe gaskets with a clean soft cloth.
Use a soft cloth to clean drawer runners and tracks.
Allow glass to warm to room temperature before immersing in warm
water.
Vacuum dust from front of toe grille. Remove toe grille (see
Installation Instructions). Vacuum backside, wipe with sudsy cloth or
sponge. Rinse and dry.
Do not use commercial household cleaners containing ammonia,
bleach or alcohol to clean handles. Use a soft cloth to clean smooth
handles. DO NOT use a dry cloth to clean smooth doors.
Never use CHLORIDE or cleaners with bleach to clean stainless steel.
Clean stainless steel front and handles with non-abrasive soapy water and
a dishcloth. Rinse with clean water and a soft cloth. Use a non-abrasive
stainless steel cleaner. These cleaners can be purchased at most home
improvement or major department stores. Always follow manufacturer's
instructions. Do not use household cleaners containing ammonia or bleach.
NOTE: Always clean, wipe and dry with the grain to prevent
scratching. Wash the rest of the cabinet with warm water and mild
liquid detergent. Rinse well, and wipe dry with a clean soft cloth.
CAUTION: Wear gloves when replacing light bulbs to avoid getting
cut.
Use same wattage when replacing bulb
NOTE
If you set your temperature controls to turn off cooling, power
to lights and other electrical components will continue until
you unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.
CAUTION
• Pull the refrigerator straight out to move it. Shifting it
from side to side may damage flooring. Be careful not to
move the refrigerator beyond the plumbing connections.
• Damp objects stick to cold metal surfaces. Do not
touch refrigerated surfaces with wet or damp hands.
IMPORTANT
If you store or move your refrigerator in freezing
temperatures, be sure to completely drain the water
supply system. Failure to do so could result in water leaks
when the refrigerator is put back into service. Contact a
service representative to perform this operation.
Tips and Precautions
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