Maytag Side by Side 12842130 user manual

User manual for the device Maytag Side by Side 12842130

Device: Maytag Side by Side 12842130
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Date of adding : 2014-05-04 18:35:30
Number of pages: 96
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Use & Care Guide
Table of Contents
Important Safety Instructions ...... 1-2
Installation ...................................... 3-6
Temperature Controls......................... 7
Fresh Food Features........................... 8
Freezer Features.................................. 9
Ice and Water.............................. 10-12
Troubleshooting .......................... 24-27
Water Filter .................................. 13-15
Warranty & Service.....................

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Important Safety Instructions Installer: Please leave this guide with this appliance. DANGER Consumer: Please read and keep this Use and To reduce risk of injury or death, follow basic Care Guide for future reference; it provides the precautions, including the following: proper use and maintenance information. IMPORTANT: Child entrapment and suffocation Keep sales receipt and/or canceled check as proof are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned of purchase. refrigerators are still dangero

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Important Safety Instructions WARNING To reduce risk of fire, electric shock, serious injury or 13. Always disconnect refrigerator from electrical death when using your refrigerator, follow these basic supply before attempting any service. Disconnect precautions, including the following: power cord by grasping the plug, not the cord. 1. Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. 14. Install refrigerator according to Installation Instructions. All connections for water, electrical 2. Ob

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Installation Location Door and Hinge Removal • Do not install refrigerator near oven, radiator or other Some installations require door removal to get heat source. If not possible, shield refrigerator with refrigerator to final location. cabinet material. WARNING • Do not install where temperature falls below 55° F To avoid severe personal injury or death, observe the (13° C) or rises above 110° F (43° C). Malfunction following: may occur at this temperature. • Disconnect power to refrigerator b

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Installation 5 • If tube end is damaged, cut off ⁄8" before Replacing the Doors reconnecting. • To replace the doors, follow the steps in Door and • If leaking occurs, reconnect the line. Hinge Removal in reverse order. IMPORTANT: If water line tube end is damaged, cut 5 off ⁄8" before reconnecting. Connecting the Water Supply (select models) 3. Close doors. WARNING 4. Remove top hinge covers by removing Phillips screws. To reduce the risk of injury or death, follow basic precautions, including

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Installation Materials Needed Handle Installation 1 • ⁄4" outer diameter flexible copper tubing If not installed, the handle is located in the interior of the 1 • Shut-off valve (requires a ⁄4" hole to be drilled into fresh food section or attached to the back of your refrig- water supply line before valve attachment) erator. Remove and discard handle packaging and tape. •Adjustable wrench Front Mount Handle 1 • ⁄4" hex nut driver Materials Needed Note • Gloves to protect hands •Add 8' to tubing

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Installation underneath the base of the lower handle. Insert the card to the line or until it stops. 2. Grasp the lower part of the handle firmly and lift to remove. Note • Some models only have adjustment screws “A.” Leveling 4. Select models also have rear adjustment screws (B). CAUTION Using the hex head driver, turn each of these adjustment screws (B) to raise or lower the rear of To protect personal property and refrigerator from the refrigerator. damage, observe the following: 5. Using the

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Temperature Controls Adjusting the Controls Dial Temperature Controls • 24 hours after adding food, you may decide that one The controls are located at the back left of the or both compartments should be colder or warmer. If refrigerator compartment. so, adjust the control(s) as indicated in the Temperature Control Guide table below. See page 16 Note for instructions on checking compartment temperature. • The freezer control turns the cooling system on. Neither section will cool if freezer contr

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Fresh Food Features Dairy Center Shelves The Dairy Center provides convenient CAUTION door storage for spreadable items such To avoid personal injury or property damage, as butter and margarine. On select observe the following: models, this compartment can be • Confirm shelf is secure before placing items on moved to several different locations to shelf. accommodate storage needs. • Handle tempered glass shelves carefully. Shelves To Remove: may break suddenly if nicked, scratched, or • Slide da

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Freezer Features IMPORTANT: Ice bin must be locked in place for Shelves and Baskets proper ice dispensing. Turn auger driver behind bin counterclockwise (as shown) to properly align ice bin Fixed Freezer Shelf with auger driver. To Remove Clip-mounted Shelves: • Lift shelf from wall mounting clips and pull left side of shelf out of wall mounting holes. To Install Clip-mounted Shelves: • Place left side of shelf in mounting holes and press down into wall mounting clips. Door Storage Shelves Adju

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Ice and Water • If the ice is not used frequently, the ice cubes will Automatic Ice Maker become cloudy, shrink, stick together and taste stale. Empty the ice storage bin periodically and wash it in Note lukewarm water. Be sure to dry the bin thoroughly • Energy rating guides that are posted on the before replacing it. refrigerator at the time of purchase do not include • Beverages and foods should not be placed in the ice optional ice maker energy usage. storage bin for quick chilling. These it

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Ice and Water Dispenser Features Water Dispenser Operation (select models) CAUTION To avoid personal injury or property damage, observe the following: • Do not put fingers, hands or any foreign object Main into dispenser opening. Dispenser Removable • Do not use sharp objects to break ice. Pad Tray • Do not dispense ice directly into thin glass, fine china or delicate crystal. Note • During initial use of water dispenser, allow a delay Dispenser Light (select models) of approximately one minute

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Ice and Water Auto Light (select models) Dispenser Control (select models) (control features vary by model) The Auto Light function activates the dispenser light at half-power when the Light Sensor Ice Dispenser Operation detects that the light levels in room are low. To Dispense Ice: To Activate Auto Light: • Select Crush or Cube ice mode by pushing button • Press Auto Light button. A green indicator light on dispenser control panel. A green light above above button illuminates when the sensor

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Water Filter Replacing Water Filter Water Filter Removal and Installation (select models) IMPORTANT: Air trapped in system may cause water and cartridge to eject. Use caution when WARNING removing. To avoid serious illness or death, do not use 1. Turn filter counterclockwise until it releases from refrigerator where water is unsafe or of unknown filter head. quality without adequate disinfection before or after 2. Drain water from filter into sink, and dispose in use of filter. normal household

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Water Filter System Specification and Performance Data Sheet Refrigerator Water Filter Cartridge Model UKF8001AXX Specifications Service Flow Rate (Maximum).............................................0.78 GPM (2.9 L/min) Rated Service Life UKF8001AXX-750 (Maximum)......750 gallons/2838 liters Maximum Operating Temperature .....................................100° F / 38° C 1000 Apollo Road Minimum Pressure Requirement........................................35 psi /241 kPA Eagan, Minnesota 55121

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Water Filter State of California Department of Health Services Water Treatment Device Certificate Number 03 - 1583 Date Issued: September 16, 2003 Date Revised: April 22, 2004 Trademark /Model Designation Replacement Elements UKF8001AXX750 UKF8001AXX 469006-750 46 9006 67003523-750 67003523 Manufacturer: PentaPure Inc. The water treatment device(s) listed on this certificate have met the testing requirements pursuant to Section 116830 of the Health and Safety Code for the following health relate

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Food Storage Tips Fresh Food Storage Frozen Food Storage • The fresh food compartment of a refrigerator should • The freezer compartment of a refrigerator should be be kept between 34°-40° F (1°-4° C) with an kept at approximately 0° F (-18° C). To check the optimum temperature of 37° F (3° C). To check the temperature, place an appliance thermometer temperature, place an appliance thermometer in a between the frozen packages and check after 24 glass of water and place in the center of the hours

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Food Storage Tips Food Storage Chart Storage times are approximate and may vary depending on type of packaging, storage temperature, and the quality of the food when purchased. FOODS REFRIGERATOR FREEZER STORAGE TIPS DAIRY PRODUCTS Butter 1 month 6 to 9 months Wrap tightly or cover. Milk and cream 1 week Not recommended Check carton date. Close tightly. Don’t return unused portions to original container. Don’t freeze cream unless whipped. Cream cheese, cheese 1 to 2 weeks Not recommended Wrap ti

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Food Storage Tips FOODS REFRIGERATOR FREEZER STORAGE TIPS VEGETABLES Asparagus 1 to 2 days 8 to 10 months Do not wash before refrigerating. Store in crisper. Brussels sprouts, broccoli, 3 to 5 days 8 to 10 months Wrap odorous foods. cauliflower, green peas, Leave peas in pods. lima beans, onions, peppers Cabbage, celery 1 to 2 weeks Not recommended Wrap odorous foods and refrigerate in crisper. Carrots, parsnips, beets and 7 to 10 days 8 to 10 months Remove tops. Wrap odorous foods turnips and

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Care and Cleaning WARNING CAUTION To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe To avoid personal injury or property damage, personal injury or death, disconnect power to observe the following: refrigerator before cleaning. After cleaning, • Read and follow manufacturer’s directions for all reconnect power. cleaning products. • Do not place buckets, shelves or accessories in dishwasher. Cracking or warping of accessories may result. Refrigerator Cleaning Chart PART DO NOT USE DO Textured Door

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