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Use & Care Manual Top Mount Refrigerator Got Questions ? Need Parts or Service ? Before Calling Your Local Repair Service - CALL : Solutions Hotline ( United States ) 1 - 800 - 944 - 9044 Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . 2 ( Canada ) Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1 - 800 - 668 - 4606 Connecting Water Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 √ √ √ Resolve many service issues over the √ √ Door Removal Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 phone at your convenience ! Temperature Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 √ √ √ If we can’t resolve your service issue , √ √ we’ll schedule a reputable local Ice Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 service technician for you ! Normal Operating Sounds & Sights . 10 √ √ √ Order Genuine Electrolux Parts & √ √ Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Accessories Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 √ √ √ Purchase Extended Warranty √ √ Protection Before you Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 P / N 241857201 ( Sept 2007 ) READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS PROPER DISPOSAL OF YOUR REFRIGERATOR OR NNWWAARRNNIINNGGGNGG NWARNINII FREEZER WWAARR Please Read All Instructions Before Using This Risk of child entrapment Refrigerator . Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of FOR YOUR SAFETY the past . Junked or abondoned • Do not store or use gasoline , or other flammable liquids refrigerators or freezers are still in the vicinity of this or any other appliance . Read product dangerous – even if they will sit labels for warnings regarding flammability and other for “ just a few days . ” If you are hazards . getting rid of your old refrigerator or freezer , please follow the • Do not operate the refrigerator in the presense of instructions below to help explosive fumes . prevent accidents . • Avoid contact with any moving parts of automatic ice maker . Before you throw away your old refrigerator / freezer : • Remove all staples from the carton . Staples can cause • Remove doors . severe cuts , and also destroy finishes if they come in • Leave shelves in place so children may not easily climb contact with other appliances or furniture . inside . CHILD SAFETY • Have refrigerant removed by a qualified service technician . Destroy or recycle the carton , plastic bags , and any exterior wrapping material immediately after the refrigerator is IMPORTANT unpacked . Children should NEVER use these items to play . Turning the Freezer and Cartons covered with rugs , bedspreads , plastic sheets or Fresh Food Controls to “ 0 ” stretch wrap may become airtight chambers , and can quickly turns off the compressor cause suffocation . and prevents your refrigerator from cooling , NNWWAARRNNIINNGGGNGG NWARNINII WWAARR but does not disconnect the These Guidelines Must Be Followed To Ensure That Safety power to the light bulb and Mechanisms In This Refrigerator Will Operate Properly . other electrical components . To turn off power to your refrigerator ELECTRICAL INFORMATION you must unplug the power • The refrigerator must be plugged into its own dedicated cord from the wall outlet . 115 Volt , 60 Hz . , AC only electric outlet . The power cord of the appliance is equipped with a three - prong grounding plug for your protection against electrical shock hazards . It OOCCAAUUTTIIOONNNONN TCAUTITII CCAAUU must be plugged directly into a properly grounded three - prong receptacle . The receptacle must be installed in To avoid personal injury or property damage , handle accordance with localcodes and ordinances . Consult a tempered glass shelves carefully . Shelves may break qualified electrician . Do not use an extension cord or suddenly if nicked , scratched , or exposed to sudden adapter plug . temperature change . • If the power cord is damaged , it should be replaced by the manufacturer , service technician or a qualified person to prevent any risk . • Never unplug the refrigerator by pulling on the power cord . Always grip the plug firmly , and pull straight out from the receptacle to prevent damaging the power cord . • Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning and before replacing a light bulb to avoid electrical shock . • Performance may be affected if the voltage varies by 10 % or more . Operating the refrigerator with insufficient power can damage the compressor . Such damage is not covered under your warranty . • Do not plug the unit into an outlet controlled by a wall switch or pull cord to prevent the refrigerator from being turned off accidentally . • Avoid connecting refrigerator to a Ground Fault Interruptor ( GFI ) circuit . 2
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INSTALLATION This Use & Care Manual provides specific operating DOOR OPENING instructions for your model . Use the refrigerator only as Your refrigerator should be positioned to allow easy access to instructed in this Use & Care Manual . Before starting the a counter when removing food . To make this possible , the refrigerator , follow these important first steps . direction in which the doors open can be reversed . See Door Removal & Reversal Instructions . LOCATION • Choose a place that is near a grounded electrical outlet . TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO Do Not use an extension cord or an adapter plug . • If possible , place the refrigerator out of direct sunlight If your refrigerator is placed with the door hinge side against and away from the range , dishwasher or other heat a wall , you may have to allow additional space so the door sources . can be opened wider . • The refrigerator must be installed on a floor that is level and strong enough to support a fully loaded refrigerator . LEVELING • Consider water supply availability for models equipped All four corners of your refrigerator must rest firmly on a solid with an automatic ice maker . floor . Your refrigerator is equipped with adjustable front rollers INSTALLATION or front leveling screws to help level your unit . To Level Your Refrigerator : OOCCAAUUTTIIOONNNONN TCAUTITII CCAAUU 1 . Remove toe grille . Do Not install the refrigerator where the temperature will 2 . Use flat - blade screwdriver drop below 55 ° F ( 13 ° C ) or rise above 110 ° F ( 43 ° C ) . The or 3 / 8 ” socket wrench to compressor will not be able to maintain proper adjust front rollers . Use temperatures inside the refrigerator . adjustable wrench to adjust leveling screws . Do Not block the toe grille on the lower front of your refrigerator . Sufficient air circulation is essential for the proper operation of your refrigerator . TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO Raise the front of the refrigerator enough so the doors close IMPORTANT freely when opened halfway . The refrigerator should slope ¼ ” If you install your refrigerator in a garage or other unheated to ½ ” from front to back . Then level the refrigerator from side area , you may experience freezer temperature problems to side . during the winter months when temperatures dip below 55 ° F . Upgrading your refrigerator with a Garage Kit will lower the minimum operating temperature of your unit to 34 ° F . This kit Electrolux Solutions Hotline ( see can be ordered through the back cover ) . Installation Clearances Raise • Allow the following clearances for ease of installation , Stationary Front Roller Adjustable Front Roller proper air circulation , and plumbing and electrical with Leveling Screw ( some models ) connections : ( some models ) Sides & Top 3 / 8 ” Back 1 ” TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO If you see black coils / tubing on the back of your refrigerator ( air - cooled condenser ) leave 3 ” clearance at top of refrigerator . 3
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CONNECTING HOUSEHOLD WATER SUPPLY TO REFRIGERATOR To Connect Water Supply Line To Ice Maker Inlet Valve NNWWAARRNNIINNGGGNGG NWARNINII WWAARR 1 . Disconnect refrigerator from electric power source . To avoid electric shock , which can cause death or severe 2 . Place end of water supply line into sink or bucket . Turn ON personal injury , disconnect the refrigerator from electrical water supply and flush supply line until water is clear . Turn power before connecting a water supply line to the OFF water supply at shutoff valve . refrigerator . 3 . Unscrew plastic cap from water valve inlet and discard cap . 4 . Slide brass compression nut , then ferrule ( sleeve ) onto water supply line , as shown . OOCCAAUUTTIIOONNNONN TCAUTITII CCAAUU 5 . Push water supply line into water valve inlet as far as it will go ( ¼ inch ) . Slide ferrule ( sleeve ) into valve inlet and To Avoid Property Damage : finger tighten compression nut onto valve . Tighten another • Copper tubing is recommended for the water supply half turn with a wrench ; DO NOT over tighten . line . Water supply tubing made of ¼ ” plastic is not 6 . With steel clamp and screw , secure water supply line to recommended since it greatly increases the potential rear panel of refrigerator as shown . for water leaks . Manufacturer will not be responsible for any damage if plastic tubing is used for supply 7 . Coil excess water supply line ( about 2 ½ turns ) behind line . refrigerator as shown and arrange coils so they do not vibrate or wear against any other surface . • DONOTinstallwatersupplytubinginareaswhere temperatures fall below freezing . 8 . Turn ON water supply at shutoff valve and tighten any connections that leak . • Chemicals from a malfunctioning softener can damage the ice maker . If the ice maker is connected 9 . Reconnect refrigerator to electrical power source . to soft water , ensure that the softener is maintained 10 . To turn ice maker on , lower wire signal arm ( see ice and working properly . maker front cover for ON / OFF position of arm ) . IMPORTANT Ensure that your water supply line connections comply with all local plumbing codes . Before Installing The Water Supply Line , You Will Need • Basic Tools : adjustable wrench , flat - blade screwdriver , TM and Phillips screwdriver • Access to a household cold water line with water pressure between 30 and 100 psi . • A water supply line made of ¼ inch ( 6.4 mm ) OD , copper tubing . To determine the length of copper tubing needed , you will need to measure the distance from the ice maker inlet valve at the back of the refrigerator to your cold water pipe . Then add approximately 7 feet ( 2.1 meters ) , so the refrigerator can be moved out for cleaning ( as shown ) . • A shutoff valve to connect the water supply line to your household water system . DO NOT use a self - piercing type shutoff valve . • A compression nut and ferrule ( sleeve ) for connecting the water supply line to the ice maker inlet valve . TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO Water line kit number 5303917950 , available from your appliance dealer at additional cost , contains 25 feet ( 7.6 meters ) of ¼ inch OD copper tubing , a saddle type shutoff valve ( nonpiercing ) , ( 2 ) ¼ inch brass compression nuts , ( 2 ) ferrules / sleeves , and instructions for installing a water supply line . 4
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DOOR REMOVAL / REVERSAL INSTRUCTIONS Tools Necessary : Plastic Awl Putty Knife ( OR ) OR Pliers ™ Phillips head or ™ Socket Quadrex head Adjustable Wrench Set screwdriver Wrench DOOR REMOVAL AND REVERSAL INSTRUCTIONS : TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO If you have stainless steel doors - - go to the Removing Stainless Steel Doors Top Hinge and Handles Section on page 7 . Cover The direction in which your refrigerator doors open ( door swing ) can be reversed , from left to right or right to left , by moving the door hinges from one side to the other . Reversing the door swing should be performed by a qualified person . Top Hinge IMPORTANT Before you begin , turn the refrigerator temperature control to “ 0 ” and remove the electrical power cord from the wall outlet . Remove any food from door shelves . 1 . Remove toe grille . 2 . Remove top hinge cover . Trace around the hinge with a soft lead pencil . This makes reinstallation easier . Remove top hinge and lift door off center hinge pin . Set door aside . 3 . Unscrew center hinge pin using adjustable wrench and save for reassembly . Ensure plastic washer stays on hinge pin . 4 . Lift refrigerator door off of bottom hinge and set aside . 5 . Remove center hinge and shim by removing inside screw and loosening two outside screws enough to allow hinge and shim to slide out . Tighten screws . 6 . Loosen two outside screws on opposite side of refrigerator , remove inside screw and install center hinge . 7 . Remove two screws on bottom hinge with 3 / 8 ” socket wrench . 8 . Install bottom hinge on opposite side with the two screws removed from step 7 . 9 . Unscrew bottom hinge pin using adjustable wrench . Move hinge pin to other hole in hinge and tighten with adjustable wrench . 10 . Reverse door handles ( see instructions on next page ) . Door Door Stop 11 . Move freezer and refrigerator door stops to opposite side . Before starting Stop Screw screws , use an awl to puncture the foam . Washer 12 . Position refrigerator door onto bottom hinge pin and screw center hinge pin through center hinge into top of door . Close refrigerator door to help align Hinge Pin hinge hole . Bottom 13 . Tighten center hinge pin with adjustable wrench . Hinge 14 . Remove cabinet and hinge hole plugs and move to opposite side . Screws 15 . Lower freezer door onto center hinge pin . 16 . Close freezer door . Have an assistant lift up on opposite side of door while tightening screws to install top hinge . 17 . Flip toe grille and reinstall . Toe Grille 18 . Plug in electrical power cord and turn refrigerator temperature control to center position . Adjust setting as necessary . 5
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DOOR REMOVAL / REVERSAL INSTRUCTIONS 4 . Self - Adhesive Nameplate Models : Use putty knife to TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO gently peel off nameplate from door and reapply over old handle holes . Some models have “ pocket ” handles , which are recessed into the sides of the door . On these models , only the hinges TO ATTACH FREEZER HANDLE : will need to be reversed . 1 . Start with handle offset away from Self Adhesive TO REMOVE FREEZER HANDLE : Nameplate door . Place top of Nameplate ( some models ) ( Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off . ) handle over dovetail button , swing 1 . Remove two screws attaching handle to bottom of freezer handle into an door . Dovetail upright position and 2 . Remove short trim piece by sliding trim straight up and off Button pull downward , of handle bracket . locking it into place . 3 . Remove screw attaching top of handle to door . 2 . Secure bottom of Screw 4 . Self - Adhesive Nameplate Models : Gently peel off handle with two nameplate from door and reapply over old handle holes . Handle screws removed earlier . TO ATTACH FREEZER Nameplate Lock Handle HANDLE : over 1 . Reinstall handle on Dovetail Button Screw Trim opposite side , using same hole as TRIM REMOVAL ( FULL - LENGTH TRIM MODELS ONLY ) nameplate . In some models , the refrigerator door has a full length trim 2 . Attach handle to Screw piece which continues from the bottom of the handle to the bottom of door . bottom of the door . The top of the trim attaches to the handle 3 . Slide trim piece bracket ( Figure 1 ) or fits around the base of the handle ( Figure Handle straight down onto 2 ) . An adhesive “ trim lock ” is positioned about halfway down . handle bracket . The bottom of the trim is held in place by either an adhesive trim lock , or a trim lock with two prongs inserted into a hole on Self Adhesive Nameplate the face of the door . ( some models ) Screw TO REMOVE TRIM : TO REMOVE FREEZER HANDLE : 1 . Remove trim by gently pulling trim lock areas out and away from door . ( Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off . ) 2 . When trim is free from door , slide the trim straight down 1 . Remove two screws attaching handle to bottom of freezer and away from base of handle . door . 2 . Remove button plug using edge of putty knife . TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO 3 . Remove screw on side of freezer door and remove For models with short handle trim , remove by sliding trim handle . straight down and off of handle bracket . TO ATTACH FREEZER HANDLE : TO REMOVE REFRIGERATOR HANDLE : 1 . Secure side of ( Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off . ) handle to door and replace button Figure 1 Style Handles plug . 1 . Remove two screws attaching handle to top of refrigerator 2 . Secure handle to door . bottom of door . 2 . Remove screw attaching bottom of handle to door . 3 . Remove two hole plugs and hinge pin plug on top of door TO REMOVE FREEZER HANDLE : and install on opposite side . Use Phillips head screwdriver to remove plastic screw plug from front of door and install ( Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off . ) on opposite side 1 . Remove two screws attaching handle to bottom of freezer Figure 2 Style Handles door . 2 . Swing bottom of handle away from the door and slide 1 . Remove two screws attaching handle to top of refrigerator handle straight up and off of dovetail button . door . 3 . Remove screw and dovetail button and install on other 2 . Swing top of handle away from door and slide handle side , using the same holes as nameplate . down and off of dovetail button . 6
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DOOR REMOVAL / REVERSAL INSTRUCTIONS 3 . Remove screw and dovetail button and install on other side , moving hole plugs from corresponding holes to opposite side . TO ATTACH REFRIGERATOR HANDLE : Figure 1 Style Handles 1 . Secure bottom of handle with screws . 2 . Secure top of handle with screws . Figure 2 Style Handles 1 . Start with handle offset away from door . Place bottom of handle over dovetail button , swing handle into an upright position and pull upward , locking it into place . 2 . Secure top of handle with screws . TO ATTACH TRIM : 1 . Slide both trim locks out of trim . 2 . Insert new adhesive trim locks contained in your literature Figure 2 Figure 1 pack . REMOVING STAINLESS STEEL DOORS AND HANDLES 3 . Install trim to handle by sliding under base of handle . Carefully align trim and press down at trim lock locations . 4 . Use rubbing alcohol to remove any adhesive residue from OOCCAAUUTTIIOONNNONN TCAUTITII CCAAUU old trim lock locations . Use care when using tools near surface of stainless steel TO REMOVE REFRIGERATOR HANDLE : doors to avoid scratching . ( Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off . ) To Remove Doors 1 . Remove two screws Stainless steel doors are not reversible . Follow these steps to attaching handle to top of remove doors . refrigerator door . 1 . Remove toe grille and top hinge cover . 2 . Remove button plug 2 . Remove top hinge and lift freezer door off of center hinge using edge of putty knife . pin . Set door aside . 3 . Remove screw on side of 3 . Unscrew center hinge bin using adjustable wrench and refrigerator door and save for reassembly . Ensure plastic washer stays on remove handle . hinge pin . 4 . Reverse freezer and 4 . Lift refrigerator door off of bottom hinge and set aside . refrigerator handles as Figure 3 - Handle Reversal 5 . Remove center hinge shown in figure 3 . and shim by removing inside screw and TO ATTACH loosening two outside REFRIGERATOR HANDLE : screws enough to allow 1 . Secure side of handle to hinge to slide out . door and replace plug 6 . Remove bottom hinge . button . Reinsert two outside 2 . Secure handle to top of screws in holes and door . tighten . 7 . Reverse steps 1 - 6 to reinstall doors Refrigerator Door Without Trim To Remove Handles 1 . Firmly hold freezer handle while loosening set screws TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO with 3 / 32 ” allen wrench . Remove freezer handle . Trim lock must be removed and installed by sliding over the 2 . Repeat step 1 for refrigerator door . two donut shaped areas . 7
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TEMPERATURE CONTROLS TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT COOL DOWN PERIOD • Adjust temperature gradually : move the knob in small To ensure safe food storage , allow the refrigerator to operate increments , allowing the temperature to stabilize . with the doors closed for at least 8 to 12 hours before loading it with food . • For colder temperatures , turn the knob towards Colder . • For warmer temperatures , turn the knob towards Cold . REFRIGERATOR & FREEZER CONTROLS Turning the refrigerator control will change temperatures in TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO both compartments . For example , if the refrigerator control is turned to a colder setting , the freezer control may have to be When making changes to the temperature controls , wait 24 adjusted to a warmer setting . Turning the freezer control will hours for the temperature to stabilize before making change only the freezer temperature . additional changes . To maintain temperatures , a fan circulates air in the refrigerator and freezer compartments . For good circulation , TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO do not block cold air vents with food items . When first turning refrigerator on , move refrigerator and * IMPORTANT freezer controls to Normal . This is the recommended initial setting . After 24 hours , adjust the controls as needed . Turning the refrigerator temperature control to “ 0 ” turns off the compressor and prevents the refrigerator from cooling , but does not disconnect the power to the light bulb and other electrical components . To turn off power to your refrigerator , OR you must unplug the power cord from the wall outlet . Freezer Control ( some models ) OR OR Refrigerator & Freezer Control ( some models ) Refrigerator Control ( some models ) TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT GUIDE Turn Refrigerator Control Slightly Towards Colder . If Refrigerator compartment Is Too Warm Turn Refrigerator Control Slightly Towards Cold . or compartment Is Too Cold If Refrigerat ol Slightly Towards Turn Freezer Contr Colder . If Freezer compartment Is Too Warm Turn Freezer Control Slightly Towards Cold . If Freezer compartment Is Too Cold Turn Refrigerator Control To 0 . igerator Off * To Turn Refr 8
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ICE SERVICE If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker , it will provide a NNIIMMPPOORRTTAANNTTTNTT TIMPORTATAA IIMMPPOORR sufficient supply of ice for normal use . During the initial startup of your refrigerator , no ice will be produced during the first 24 Your ice maker is shipped from the factory with the wire hours of operation . Air in new plumbing lines may cause the signal arm in the ON position . To ensure proper function of ice maker to cycle two or three times before making a full tray your ice maker , hook up water supply immediately or turn ice of ice . With no usage , it will take approximately one to two days maker OFF by lifting the wire signal arm until it clicks and to fill the ice container . locks in the UP position . If the ice maker is not turned off New plumbing connections may cause the first production of and the water supply is not connected , the water valve will ice cubes to be discolored or have an odd flavor . Discard ice make a loud chattering noise . made during the first 24 hours . TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO ICE PRODUCTION : WHAT TO EXPECT The ice maker will produce 2.5 to 3 pounds of ice every 24 NOTE : Automatic ice makers are also optional accessories hours depending on usage conditions . Ice is produced at a that may be installed in most models at any time . Call your rate of 8 cubes every 80 to 160 minutes . local dealer for information . TURNING YOUR ICE MAKER ON OOCCAAUUTTIIOONNNONN TCAUTITII CCAAUU After the plumbing connections have been completed , the DO NOT place the ice container in your dishwasher . water supply valve must be opened . Place the ice container under the ice maker , pushing it as far back as possible . Lower the wire signal arm to its “ down ” or ON position . TURNING YOUR ICE MAKER OFF To stop the ice maker , lift the wire signal arm until it clicks and locks in the “ up ” or OFF position . The ice maker also turns off automatically when the ice container is full . If your model has an adjustable freezer shelf , place the shelf in the lower position , so that the wire signal arm will hit the ice when the container is full . OOCCAAUUTTIIOONNNONN TCAUTITII CCAAUU Chemicals from a malfunctioning softener can damage the ice maker . If the ice maker is connected to soft water , ensure that the softener is maintained and working properly . 9
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NORMAL OPERATING SOUNDS & SIGHTS UNDERSTANDING THE SOUNDS YOU MAY HEAR when turning the refrigerator on and off . The timer also produces sounds similar to an electric clock . Your new high - efficiency refrigerator may make unfamiliar sounds . These are all normal sounds and soon will become F . Condenser Fan familiar to you . They also indicate your refrigerator is operating If condenser coils are located underneath your as designed . Hard surfaces , such as vinyl or wood floors , refrigerator as shown in the drawing at the left , you walls , and kitchen cabinets may make sounds more have a condenser fan . You may hear air being forced noticeable . Listed below are descriptions of some of the most through the condenser by the condenser fan . common sounds you may hear , and what is causing them . G . Compressor TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO Modern , high - efficiency compressors operate much faster than older models . The compressor may have a Rigid foam insulation is very energy efficient , but is not a high - pitched hum or pulsating sound . sound insulator . H . Water Valve If your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice maker , you will hear a buzzing sound as the water valve opens to fill the ice maker during each cycle . I . Drain Pan ( Nonremovable ) You may hear water running into the drain pan during the defrost cycle . The drain pan will be located on top of the compressor for air - cooled condensers ( black coils on back of refrigerator ) . J . Condenser Coils ( Fan - cooled models only ) CARE & CLEANING REPLACING THE FREEZER LIGHT BULB ( SOME MODELS ) OOCCAAUUTTIIOONNNONN TCAUTITII CCAAUU Avoid cuts when replacing light bulbs , wear gloves . 1 . Unplug refrigerator . A . Evaporator 2 . Wear gloves as protection against possible broken glass . The flow of refrigerant through the evaporator may 3 . Unsnap light shield as shown . create a boiling or gurgling sound . 4 . Unscrew and replace old bulb with an appliance bulb of B . Evaporator Fan the same wattage . You may hear air being forced through the refrigerator 5 . Replace light shield . by the evaporator fan . 6 . Remember to plug the refrigerator back in . C . Defrost Heater NEVER CLEAN CONDENSER ( SOME MODELS ) During defrost cycles , water dripping onto the defrost If your refrigerator is heater may cause a hissing or sizzling sound . After equipped with a defrosting , a popping sound may occur . Never Clean condenser , there’s IMPORTANT no need to clean the During the automatic defrost cycle , you may notice a red condenser under glow in the vents on the back wall of your freezer normal operating compartment . This is normal during the defrost cycle . conditions . If the refrigerator is D . Automatic Ice Maker operated under particularly dusty or If your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice greasy conditions , or maker , you will hear ice cubes falling into the ice bin . if there is significant Defrost Water Pan ( some models ) E . Cold Control & Defrost Timer or Automatic pet traffic in your Defrost Control home , it may be necessary to periodically clean the condenser for maximum efficiency . These parts can produce a snapping or clicking sound 10
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CARE & CLEANING Keep your refrigerator and freezer clean to prevent odor build - up . Wipe up any spills immediately and clean both sections at least twice a year . Never use any type of scouring pads , brushes , abrasive cleaners or strong alkaline solutions on any surface . Do not wash any removable parts in a dishwasher . Always unplug the electrical power cord from the wall outlet before cleaning . OOCCAAUUTTIIOONNNONN TCAUTITII CCAAUU • Whenmoving the refrigerator , pull straight out . Do not shift the refrigerator from side to side as this may tear or gouge the floor covering . If the refrigerator has an automatic ice maker , be careful not to move the refrigerator beyond the plumbing connections . • Dampobjectssticktocoldmetalsurfaces . Donottouchrefrigeratedsurfaceswithwetordamphands . • Never use CHLORIDE to clean stainless steel . TTNNOOTTEEETEE NNONOO • Turning the refrigerator temperature control to “ 0 ” turns off the compressor , but does not disconnect electrical power to the light bulb or other electrical components . To turn off power to your refrigerator , you must unplug the power cord from the wall outlet . • Do not use razor blades or other sharp instruments which can scratch the appliance surface when removing adhesive labels . Any glue left from tape or labels can be removed with a mixture of warm water and mild detergent , or , touch the glue residue with the sticky side of tape you have already removed . Do not remove the serial plate . Care & Cleaning Chart Part What To Use Tips and Precautions • Soap and water Interior / Door Use 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 quart of warm water . Be sure to wring • Baking soda and water Liner excess water out of sponge or cloth before cleaning around controls , light bulb or any electrical part . Wipe gaskets with a clean soft cloth . • Soap and water Door Gaskets Do not wash any removable items ( bins , drawers , etc . ) in dishwasher . • Soap and water Drawers / Bins Allow glass to warm to room temperature before immersing in warm water . • Soap and water Glass Shelves • Glass cleaner • Mild liquid sprays Vacuum dust from front of toe grille . Remove toe grille Vacuum backside and • Soap and water Toe Grille wipe with sudsy cloth or sponge . Rinse and dry . • Mild liquid sprays • Vacuum attachment Do not use commercial household cleaners , ammonia , or alcohol to clean • Soap and water Exterior and handles . Handles • Soap and water Exterior and CAUTION : Never use CHLORIDE to clean stainless steel . • Ammonia Handles • Stainless Steel Cleaners Clean stainless steel front and handles with non - abrasive soapy water and a ( Stainless Steel dishcloth . Rinse with clean water and a soft cloth . Wipe stubborn spots with an Models Only ) ammonia - soaked paper towel , and rinse . 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 . NOTE : Always clean , wipe and dry with the grain to prevent cross - grain scratching . Wash the rest of the cabinet with warm water and mild liquid detergent . Rinse well , and wipe dry with a clean soft cloth . No need to clean unless operating refrigerator under particularly dusty or • Condenser Cleaning Condenser greasy conditions , or if there is significant pet traffic in your home . If cleaning Brush is available from Coils is necessary , remove toe grille and use extended vacuum attachment and your dealer . ( Fan - cooled condenser cleaning brush to remove dust build - up from condenser coils ( see • Vacuum Cleaner models only ) item “ J ” in “ NORNAL OPERATING SOUNDS & SIGHTS ” ) . Use the dusting tool attachment on your vacuum to remove dust build - up on Condenser the condenser coils ( black tubes and wires ) attached to the back of air - cooled • Vacuum Cleaner Coils refrigerators only . ( Air - cooled models only ) Some models have defrost water pan located on top of compressor at bottom • Soap and water Defrost Water rear of refrigerator ( see illustration on next page ) . Wipe water pan with damp Pan cloth . NOTE : The defrost water pan is NOT removable . • Soap and water Exterior CAUTION : DO NOT use abrasive or stainless steel cleaners on Easy • Mild liquid sprays Stainless Steel Models . It will remove the protective finish . Care ( Easy Care Stainless Steel Use warm soapy water to clean Easy Care surfaces . Mild liquid sprays may Models ) be used on stubborn spots . 11
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Major Appliance Warranty Information Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty . For one year from your original date of purchase , Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed , used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions . Exclusions This warranty does not cover the following : 1 . Products with original serial numbers that have been removed , altered or cannot be readily determined . 2 . Product that has been transferred from its original owner to another party or removed outside the USA or Canada . 3 . Rust on the interior or exterior of the unit . 4 . Products purchased " as - is " are not covered by this warranty . 5 . Foodlossduetoanyrefrigerator or freezer failures . 6 . Products used in a commercial setting . 7 . Service calls which do not involve malfunction or defects in materials or workmanship , or for appliances not in ordinary household use or used other than in accordance with the provided instructions . 8 . Service calls to correct the installation of your appliance or to instruct you how to use your appliance . 9 . Expenses for making the appliance accessible for servicing , such as removal of trim , cupboards , shelves , etc . , which are not a part of the appliance when it is shipped from the factory . 10 . Service calls to repair or replace appliance light bulbs , air filters , water filters , other consumables , or knobs , handles , or other cosmetic parts . 11 . Surcharges including , but not limited to , any after hour , weekend , or holiday service calls , tolls , ferry trip charges , or mileage expense for service calls to remote areas , including the state of Alaska . 12 . Damages to the finish of appliance or home incurred during installation , including but not limited to floors , cabinets , walls , etc . 13 . Damagescausedby : servicesperformedbyunauthorizedservicecompanies ; useofpartsotherthan genuine Electrolux parts or parts obtained from persons other than authorized service companies ; or external causes such as abuse , misuse , inadequate power supply , accidents , fires , or acts of God . DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES ; LIMITATION OF REMEDIES CUSTOMER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL BE PRODUCT REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED HEREIN . CLAIMS BASED ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES , INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE , ARE LIMITED TO ONE YEAR OR THE SHORTEST PERIOD ALLOWED BY LAW , BUT NOT LESS THAN ONE YEAR . ELECTROLUX SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES SUCH AS PROPERTY DAMAGE AND INCIDENTAL EXPENSES RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF THIS WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTY OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY . SOME STATES AND PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES , OR LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES , SO THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU . THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS . YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE . Keep your receipt , delivery slip , or some other appropriate payment record to establish the warranty period If You Need should service be required . If service is performed , it is in your best interest to obtain and keep all receipts . Service Service under this warranty must be obtained by contacting Electrolux at the addresses or phone numbers below . This warranty only applies in the USA and Canada . In the USA , your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Major Appliances North America , a division of Electrolux Home Products , Inc . In Canada , your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp . Electrolux authorizes no person to change or add to any obligations under this warranty . Obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Electrolux or an authorized service company . Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice . Canada USA 1.800.944.9044 1.800.668.4606 Electrolux Major Appliances Electrolux Canada Corp . North America 5855 Terry Fox Way P . O . Box 212378 Mississauga , Ontario , Canada Augusta , GA 30907 L5V 3E4 12
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BEFORE YOU CALL 1 - 800 - 944 - 9044 ( United States ) Visit our web site at www . frigidaire . com . 1 - 800 - 668 - 4606 ( Canada ) Before calling for service , review this list . It may save you time and expense . This Common list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship Occurrences or materials in this appliance . • Ensure plug is tightly pushed into electrical outlet . • Check / replace fuse with a 15 amp time - delay fuse . Reset circuit breaker . Refrigerator does not run . • The temperature control is turned to " O " . • Refrigerator may be in defrost cycle . Wait 20 minutes and check again . Freezer temperature too cold . • Set freezer control to a warmer setting until freezer temperature is satisfactory . Refrigerator temperature is Allow 24 hours for the temperature to stabilize . satisfactory . Refrigerator temperature too cold . • Set refrigerator control to a warmer setting . Allow 24 hours for temperature to Freezer temperature is satisfactory . stabilize . Then check freezer temperatures and adjust as needed . • The cabinet is not level . • Floor is weak . Refrigerator is noisy or vibrates . • See Normal Operating Sounds and Sights section . • Interior needs to be cleaned . Odors in refrigerator . • Foods that produce odors should be covered or wrapped . • Replace light bulb . • Ensure plug is tightly pushed into electrical outlet . Cabinet light not working . • Light switch may be stuck . Push in light switch , located on the refrigerator control box , to release . • Ensure the Wire Signal Arm is not in UP position . • Ice maker should produce 2.5 to 3 pounds of ice in a 24 hour period . Automatic ice maker not working . • Water supply is turned off . ( some models ) • Water pressure is too low . • The freezer is not cold enough . 13
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