GE General Electric Refrigerator 18 user manual

User manual for the device GE General Electric Refrigerator 18

Device: GE General Electric Refrigerator 18
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Date of adding : 2013-12-15 18:26:27
Number of pages: 48
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GEAppliances.com
Safety Instructions . . . . . . . .2–4
Owner’s Manual and
Installation Instructions
Operating Instructions
Additional Features . . . . . . . . . .8 Model 18
Automatic Icemaker . . . . . .9, 10
Care and Cleaning . . . . . . .11, 12
Crispers and Pans . . . . . . . . . . .7
Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Replacing the Light Bulbs . . . .12
Shelves, Bins and
Water Dispenser . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Installation Instructions
Preparing to Install
the Refrigerator . . . .

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner’s Manual. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:  This refrigerator must be properly installed  Keep fingers out of the “pinch point” areas;   and located in accordance with the Installation clearances between the doors and between Instructions before it is us

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Safety Instructions Operating Instructions Installation Instructions Troubleshooting Tips Consumer Support GEAppliances.com DANGER! RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPER DISPOSAL OF THE REFRIGERATOR Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems CFC Disposal of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are Your old refrigerator has a cooling system that used still dangerous…even if they will sit for “just a few CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons). CFCs are believed to days.” If you are getting rid of your

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! HOW TO CONNECT ELECTRICITY Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord. For personal safety, this appliance must be properly grounded. The power cord of this appliance is equipped This provides the best performance and also with a 3-prong (grounding) plug which mates prevents overloading house wiring circuits which with a standard 3-prong (grounding) wall outlet could cause

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Safety Instructions Operating Instructions Installation Instructions Troubleshooting Tips Consumer Support Getting started. GEAppliances.com Initially set the refrigerator and freezer controls at 5. If you want colder or warmer temperatures, adjust the For refrigerator and freezer, 5 is normal, 9 is coldest. refrigerator temperature first. When satisfied with that setting, adjust the freezer temperature. COLD 1 9 COLDEST NORMAL Checklist Freezer Control The freezer control maintains the temperat

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About the refrigerator shelves, bins and water dispenser. Not all features are on all models. Rearranging the Shelves Glass and wire shelves in the refrigerator compartment are adjustable. To Remove To Replace 2 Lift up and out 1 Tilt up 1 Insert top hook 2 Lower to lock in place Slide-Out Spillproof Shelf The slide-out spillproof shelf allows you Make sure you push the shelves all the way back to reach items stored behind others. The in before you close the door. special edges are designed to h

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Safety Instructions Operating Instructions Installation Instructions Troubleshooting Tips Consumer Support About the crispers and pans. GEAppliances.com Fruit and Vegetable Crispers Adjustable Humidity Crispers Slide the control all the way to the Slide the control all the way to the HIGH setting to provide high humidity LOW setting to provide lower humidity recommended for most vegetables. levels recommended for most fruits. Detachable Snack Pan The slide-out snack pan can be The pan and the a

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Some additional features. Not all features are on all models. Beverage Rack (on some models) This slide-out rack provides storage for The rack and the adjustable shelf to which a variety of beverages. it attaches can be relocated to any level. Removable Wine Rack (on some models) This rack is designed to hold a bottle on its side. Freezer Shelves and Baskets On swing door models with three sliding baskets: Both the lower and upper baskets slide out to provide easy access to foods stored in the

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Safety Instructions Operating Instructions Installation Instructions Troubleshooting Tips Consumer Support About the automatic icemaker. GEAppliances.com A newly-installed refrigerator may take 12–24 hours to begin making ice. Icemaker Accessory Kit If your refrigerator did not come already models, or IM4-1 for Canadian models) is equipped with an automatic icemaker, available at extra cost. an icemaker accessory kit (IM-4 for U.S. Icemaker Installation A special icemaker mounting block must For

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About the automatic icemaker. A newly-installed refrigerator may take 12–24 hours to begin making ice. Ice Cube Tray Shelf (on some models) Some models have a small separate shelf for ice cube trays. Ice Trays and Bucket (on some models) To remove ice cubes from the tray, place shown. Press down on the tray and the the tray upside down on the bucket as cubes will pop out. Large Ice Bucket (on some models) to provide more capacity in the freezer This bucket is required when using an compartment

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Safety Instructions Operating Instructions Installation Instructions Troubleshooting Tips Consumer Support Care and cleaning of the refrigerator. GEAppliances.com Cleaning the Outside Keep the outside clean. Wipe with a clean The stainless steel panels and door handles cloth lightly dampened with mild liquid (on some models) can be cleaned with dish detergent. Dry and polish with a clean, a commercially available stainless steel ™ soft cloth. cleaner such as Stainless Steel Magic. Do not wipe

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Care and cleaning of the refrigerator. Behind the Refrigerator Be careful when moving the refrigerator When pushing the refrigerator back, away from the wall. All types of floor make sure you don’t roll over the coverings can be damaged, particularly power cord. cushioned coverings and those with embossed surfaces. Pull the refrigerator straight out and return it to position by pushing it straight in. Moving the refrigerator in a side direction may result in damage to the floor covering or re

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Installation Refrigerator Model 18 Instructions Questions? Call 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737) or Visit our Website at: GEAppliances.com In Canada, call 1.800.361.3400 or Visit our Website at: geappliances.ca PACKAGING TAPE BEFORE YOU BEGIN Remove all packaging tape and peel-off films. These Read these instructions completely and carefully. tapes were added to secure and protect your refrigerator during shipping. • IMPORTANT – Save these instructions for local inspector’s use. • IMPORTANT – Observe

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Installation Instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING Read these instructions completely and carefully. 1 IMPORTANT NOTES REMOVE THE REFRIGERATOR When reversing the door swing: DOOR (TOP DOOR) • Read the instructions all the way through before Tape the door shut with masking tape. starting. • NOTE: Doors on stainless steel models are not Remove the hinge cover. With a 5/16″ socket reversible. wrench, remove the two screws that hold the top hinge to the cabinet. • Handle parts carefully to avoid scr

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Installation Instructions 3 4 TRANSFER BOTTOM HINGE TRANSFER CENTER HINGE BRACKET TO THE LEFT (For BRACKET TO THE LEFT Remove the center hinge bracket and shim by freezer swing door models only) removing the three screws. NOTE: Keep these screws Pull the base grille straight out to gain access to the with the hinge bracket. They are longer screws and will hinge bracket screws. be used when installing the hinge on the other side. Using a 5/16″ socket wrench, remove the hinge bracket, screws, plas

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Installation Instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (CONT.) 6 8 TRANSFER DOOR STOPS TRANSFER REFRIGERATOR On each door, remove the metal door stop. Use the DOOR HANDLE TO THE RIGHT center hinge pin as a guide to align the door stop, Remove the four handle mounting screws. On some supplied inside the kit, on the opposite side, after models, you must first remove the screw covers. reversing the handles. Using a putty knife, remove the four screw hole plug On freezer drawer models, only the refriger

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Installation Instructions 9 10 REHANG FREEZER DOOR (For REHANG REFRIGERATOR DOOR freezer swing door models only) Lower bottom socket of the refrigerator door onto center hinge pin. Be sure washer is in place. Lower bottom socket of freezer door onto pin on bottom hinge bracket. Be sure washer is in place. Tilt door toward cabinet, lifting the top hinge so the pin fits into the socket on top of the door. Tilt door toward cabinet and gently push door under center hinge bracket and align with the h

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Normal operating sounds. Depending on the placement of the refrigerator in your kitchen, you may want to place a piece of rubber backed carpet under the refrigerator to reduce noise. Evaporator Fan. You may hear air being forced through the cabinet by the fan. Evaporator. The flow of refrigerant through the evaporator may create a boiling or gurgling sound. 4 Defrost Heater. During defrost cycles, water dripping onto the heater may cause a hissing or sizzling sound. After defrosting, a poppin

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Safety Instructions Operating Instructions Installation Instructions Troubleshooting Tips Consumer Support GEAppliances.com Problem Possible Causes What To Do Motor operates for Normal when refrigerator •Wait 24 hours for the refrigerator to completely long periods or cycles is first plugged in. cool down. on and off frequently. Often occurs when large •This is normal. (Modern refrigerators amounts of food are with more storage placed in refrigerator. space and a larger freezer require more Do

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Before you call for service… Problem Possible Causes What To Do Moisture forms on Not unusual during •Wipe surface dry and reset the refrigerator control outside of refrigerator periods of high humidity. one setting colder. Moisture collects inside Too frequent or too (in humid weather, air long door openings. carries moisture into refrigerator when doors are opened) Food freezing in Food too close to air vent. • Move the food away from the air vent (near the controls). the refrigerator Refrige


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