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SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Use & Care Guide
TABLE OF CONTENTS REFRIGERATOR SAFETY .............................................................3 Proper Disposal of Your Old Refrigerator....................................3 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................4 Unpack the Refrigerator...............................................................4 Location Requirements................................................................4 Electrical Requirements ............................................
REFRIGERATOR SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or “WARNING.” These words mean: You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediatel
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Unpack the Refrigerator Location Requirements WARNING WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as Remove the Packaging gasoline, away from refrigerator. Remove tape and glue residue from surfaces before turning Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire. on the refrigerator. Rub a small amount
Electrical Requirements Base Grille WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Remove the Base Grille: Plug into a grounded (earthed) outlet. 1. Open both doors. Do not remove ground prong. 2. Place hands along the ends of the grille. Push in on the top of the base grille and pull up on the bottom. Do not use an adapter. NOTE: Be sure to refasten the Tech Sheet behind the base grille Do not use an extension cord. after cleaning. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electric
Refrigerator Doors TOOLS NEEDED: ¹⁄₄" hex-head socket wrench, ⁵⁄₁₆" hex-head socket wrench and a flat-head screwdriver. IMPORTANT: Before you begin, turn the refrigerator control OFF. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. Remove food and any adjustable door or utility bins from doors. NOTE: It may only be necessary to remove either the door handle or the doors to get your refrigerator through the doorway of your home. Measure the door opening to see if you need to remove the refrigerator ha
Handle Removal (optional) Door and Hinge Replacement 1. Apply firm pressure with your hand on the face of trim. Slide 1. Replace both bottom hinges, if removed. Tighten screws. top trim up and bottom trim down away from handle. Lift trim 2. Assistance may be needed to feed the water dispenser pieces off shoulder screws. See Graphic 1. tubing through the bottom hinge while reinstalling the freezer NOTE: Some models include accent pieces between the handle door. Carefully feed the dispenser tub
Connect the Water Supply Normal Sounds Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one didn’t (on some models) make. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be Read all directions carefully before you begin. concerned about them. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard IMPORTANT: surfaces, such as the floor, walls, and cabinets, can make the All installations must be in accordance with local plumbing sounds seem louder. The following describes the kinds of sounds code requir
IMPORTANT: Because air circulates between both sections, any odors formed in one section will transfer to the other. You must Setting the slide controls (on some models): thoroughly clean both sections to eliminate odors. To prevent odor transfer from food, wrap or cover foods tightly. The Refrigerator Control adjusts the refrigerator compartment temperature, and the Freezer Control adjusts the freezer compartment temperature. Settings to the left of the mid-setting Using the Controls make
To Dispense Ice: 1. Press button for the desired type of ice. Water and Ice Dispensers 2. Press a sturdy glass against the ice dispenser lever. Hold the (on some models) glass close to the dispenser opening so ice does not fall outside of the glass. WARNING IMPORTANT: You do not need to apply a lot of pressure to Cut Hazard the lever in order to activate the ice dispenser. Pressing hard will not make the ice dispense faster or in greater quantities. Use a sturdy glass when dispensing ice or
The Dispenser Light Non-indicator Water Filter (on some models) The dispenser area has a light. It can be turned on manually by If your refrigerator does not have the water filter status light, you pressing the ON button at the right hand side of the control should change the water filter cartridge every 6 to 9 months panel. The red indicator above the ON button will appear. depending upon your usage. If the water flow to the water dispenser or ice maker decreases noticeably before 6 months
3. Take the new cartridge out of its packaging and remove protective cover from O-rings. Ice Maker and Storage Bin (on some models - Accessory) Style 1 To Turn the Ice Maker ON/OFF: 4. Slide the cartridge cap onto the new cartridge. See The on/off switch for the ice maker is a wire shutoff arm located illustration in Step 2. on the side of the ice maker. 5. With cartridge cap in the vertical position, push the new filter 1. To turn the ice maker on, simply lower the wire shutoff arm. cartri
It is normal for the ice cubes to be attached at the corners. Style 2 They will break apart easily. For Style 1 ice maker, do not force the wire shutoff arm up or To Turn the Ice Maker ON/OFF: down. The ON/OFF switch is located on the top right side of the freezer Do not store anything on top of the ice maker or in the ice compartment. storage bin. 1. To turn the ice maker on, slide the control to the ON (left) position. NOTE: Your ice maker has an automatic shutoff. The ice REFRIGE
Flip-up Shelf Convertible Vegetable/Meat Drawer, (on some models) Crisper and Covers To Raise or Lower the Shelf: (on some models) 1. Raise the shelf by pulling forward on the lever located at the bottom front of the shelf and lift until the shelf locks into the Crisper and Convertible Vegetable Meat Drawers vertical position. 2. Lower the shelf until it is latched securely in place. To Remove and Replace Drawers: 1. Slide crisper or meat drawer straight out to the stop. Lift the front of dr
Meat Storage Guide FREEZER FEATURES Store most meat in original wrapping as long as it is airtight and Your model may have some or all of these features. Features that moisture-proof. Rewrap if necessary. See the following chart for can be purchased separately as accessories are labeled with the storage times. When storing meat longer than the times given, word “Accessory.” Not all accessories will fit all models. If you are freeze the meat. interested in purchasing one of the accessories,
DOOR FEATURES REFRIGERATOR CARE Your model may have some or all of these features. Features that can be purchased separately as accessories are labeled with the Cleaning word “Accessory.” Not all accessories will fit all models. If you are interested in purchasing one of the accessories, please call the toll-free number on the cover or in the “Accessories” section. WARNING Door Rails The door rails may be removed for easier cleaning. Snap-on Door Rails Explosion Hazard To Remove and Replace
Do not allow the Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish to come into contact with any plastic parts such as the trim pieces, Crisper Lights dispenser covers or door gaskets. If accidental contact does occur, clean plastic part with a sponge and mild detergent in If necessary, remove the top crisper drawer to access the warm water. Dry thoroughly with a soft cloth. To order the crisper light shield. Remove the light shield by lifting the ends cleaner, see the “Accessories” section. out of the br
If you choose to turn the refrigerator off before you leave, follow Style 2 – Behind Freezer Basket these steps. Depending on your model, remove the top freezer basket or top freezer basket shelf. Remove light shield by removing the 1. Remove all food from the refrigerator. Phillips screw on the top of the shield. Carefully rotate the 2. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: shield until the left tab can be gently pulled from the freezer Turn off the water supply to the ice
TROUBLESHOOTING Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Are the controls not set correctly for the surrounding Your refrigerator will not operate conditions? Refer to the “Using the Controls” section. Are the doors not closed completely? Close the doors Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded firmly. If they do not close completely, see “The doors will not (earthed) outlet. close completely” later in this secti
Has a large amount of ice just been removed? Allow 24 Has the ice melted around the auger (metal spiral) in the hours for ice maker to produce more ice. ice bucket? Dump the ice cubes and clean the ice bucket completely. Allow 24 hours for the ice maker to restock. Do Are the controls set correctly? See the “Using the Controls” not try to remove the melted ice with a sharp object. You section. could damage the ice bucket. Is there a water filter installed on the refrigerator? The