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, , , , , 2 - 3 , , , 3 - 4 Energy Saving Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Setting the Temperature Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Refrigerator Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 - 5 Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Warranty , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Troubleshooting Guide . . . . . . . . . . . 7 - 8 READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS P / N216781800 ( 0012 )
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CHILD SAFETY Destroy carton , plastic bags , and any exterior wrapping READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS material immediately after the refrigerator is unpacked . Children should never use these items to play . Cartons This Owner's Guide provides specific operating instructions covered with rugs , bedspreads , plastic sheets or for your model . Use your refrigerator only as instructed in stretch wrap may become airtight chambers , and can this guide . These instructions are not meant to cover every quickly cause suffocation . possible condition and situation that may occur . Common sense and caution must be practiced when installing , Remove all staples from the carton . Staples can cause operating , and maintaining any appliance . severe cuts , and destroy finishes if they come in contact with other appliances or furniture . Record Your Model and Serial Numbers An empty , discarded ice box , refrigerator , or freezer is a Record the model and serial numbers in the space provided very dangerous attraction to children . below . The serial plate is located on the upper left walt Remove and discard any spacers used to secure the inside the refrigerator . shelves during shipping . Small objects are a choke Model Number : hazard to children . Serial Number : Remove the door ( s ) of any appliance that is not in use , Purchase Date : even if it is being discarded . Proper Disposal of Your Refrigerator / Freezer Modeland Sedal NumberPlate Risk of child entrapment . Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past . Junked or abandoned refrigerators or freezers are still dangerous - - even if they will sit for " just a few days . " If you are getting rid of your old refrigerator or freezer , please follow the instructions below to help prevent accidents . BEFORE YOU THROW AWAY YOUR OLD REFRIGERATOR / FREEZER : Versibn en espafiol si desea obteneruna copia en espaSolde este Manualdel • Remove doors . Usuario , sivase escribira la direcci6n que se incluye a • Leave shelves in place continuaci6n . Solicite la P / N 216781900 . so children may not easily climb inside . Spanish Owner's Guides Electrolux Home Products P . O . Box 212378 Augusta , GA 30917 ri _ ELECTRICAL INFORMATION These guidelines must be followed to ensure that safety mechanisms in the design of this refrigerator will operate properly . READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING Refrigerator must be plugged into its own 115 Volt , THIS REFRIGERATOR . 60 Hz . , AC only electric outlet . The power cord of the appliance is equipped with a three - prong grounding ri _ FOR YOUR SAFETY plug for your protection against shock hazards . It must be plugged directly into a properly grounded three - Do not store or use gasoline , or other flammable vapors and prong receptacle . The receptacle must be installed in liquids inthe vicinity of this or any other appliance . Read accordance with local codes and ordinances . Consult a product labels for flammability and other warnings . qualified electrician . Do not use an extension cord or adapter plug .
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• Ifvoltagevariesby10 % ormore , performancoefyour • Allow space around the unit for good air circulation . refrigeratomraybeaffectedO . peratinrgefrigeratowrith Leave a 3 inch ( 75 mm ) space on all sides of the insufficienptowercandamagethecompressor . refri ! erator foradequate circulation . • Topreventtherefrigeratofrrombeingturnedoff _ ' ( 75ram ) accidenticalldy , onotplugunitintoanoutletcontrolled byawallswitchorpullcord . • Donotpinch , knot , orbendthecordinanymanner . OTHER PRECAUTIONS • Never unplug the refrigerator by pulling on the cord . Always grip the plug firmly , and pull straight out from the receptacle . • To avoid electrical shock , unplug the refrigerator before cleaning and before replacing a light bulb . NOTE : Turning the temperature control to OFF turns offthe compressor , but does not disconnect the power to the light bulb or other electrical components . installation • Do not operate refrigerator in the presence of explosive fumes . NOTE : The exterior walls of the refrigerator may become quite warm as the compressor works to transfer heat from Avoid fire hazard or the inside . Temperatures as much as 30 ° F warmer than electric shock . Do not use an extension room temperature can be expected . For this reason it is cord or an adapter plug . Do not remove particularly important in hotter climates to allow enough any prong from the power cord , space for air circulation around your refrigerator . Groundintgype LEVELING wallreceptacle S The refrigerator must have all bottom corners resting firmly Donot , under any circumstances , on a solid floor . The floor must be strong enough to support cut , remove , a fully loaded refrigerator . NOTE : It is Very Important for orbypassthe grounding prong . your refrigerator to be level in order to function properly . If the refrigerator is not leveled during installation , the door may be misaligned and not close or seal properly , causing cooling , frost , or moisture problems . To Level Your Refrigerator : Powersupplyprong After discarding crating screws and wood base , use a cordwith3 - groundingplug carpenter's level to level the refrigerator from front - to - back . Adjust the plastic leveling feet in front , ½ bubble higher , so that the door closes easily when left halfway open . This Owner's Guide provides specific operating instructions for your model . Use the refrigerator only as instructed in this Owner's Guide . Before starting the refrigerator , follow these important first steps . INSTALLATION • Choose a place that is near a grounded electrical outlet . Do Not use an extension cord or an adapter plug . • For the most efficient operafion , the refrigerator should be located where surrounding temperatures will not drop below 10 ° F ( - 12 ° C ) or exceed 110 ° F ( 43 ° C ) . The ) C _ a _ nSgcm _ Freeze Control Feature is designed to automatically A , ' ld ( 2 ) WoodBm _ maintain the selected interior refrigerator temperature - % within these boundaries . Unpacking and Leveling
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CLEANING • Wash any removable parts of the refrigerator interior , and Install the refrigerator in the coolest exterior with mild detergent and warm water . Wipe dry . part of the room , out of direct sunlight Do not use harsh cleaners on these surfaces . and away from heating ducts or registers . Do not place the refrigerator • Do not use razor blades or other sharp instruments , next to heat - producing appliances which can scratch the appliance surface when removing such as a range , oven or dishwasher . adhesive labels . Any glue left from the tape can be Level the refrigerator so the door close removed with a mixture of warm water and mild deter - tightly . gent , or touch the residue with the sticky side of tape Do not overcrowd the refrigerator or block cold air already removed . Do not remove the serial plate . vents . Doing so causes the refrigerator to run longer and use more energy . Shelves should not be lined with _ To allow door to aluminum foil , wax paper or paper toweling . Liners close and seal properly , DO NOT let interfere with cold air circulation , making the refrigerator food packages extend past the front less efficient , which could cause food spoilage . of shelves . Cover foods and wipe containers dry before placing them in the refrigerator . This cuts down on moisture build - up inside the unit . Organize the refrigerator to reduce door openings . Remove as many items as needed at one time and close the door as soon as possible . COOL DOWN PERIOD For safe food storage , allow 4 hours for the refrigerator to Shelf Front cool down completely . The refrigerator will run continuously for the first several hours . DOOR REMOVAL TEMPERATURE CONTROL If door must be removed to fit through narrow doorways : 1 . Gently lay refrigerator on its back , on a throw rug or The temperature control is located inside the refrigerator . The blanket . temperature is factory preset to provide satisfactory food 2 . Remove the base panel by unscrewing two screws storage temperatures . However , the temperature control is from front of base panel . adjustable to provide a range of temperatures for your 3 . At the top of the cabinet , lift up plastic hinge cover , and personal satisfaction . If a colder temperature is desired , turn the temperature control knob toward COLDEST and allow fold back . ( Figure 1 ) several hours for temperatures to stabilize between adjustments . 4 . Use a Phillips ® screwdriver to loosen and retighten the screws on the top hinge to ensure a secure assembly , and prevent hinge slippage . 5 . Remove the top hinge from cabinet , and lift door off TILT - OUT SHELF lower hinge pin . 6 . After door is removed , remove the two screws from the This shelf is located inside on the refrigerator door and bottom hinge . provides additional storage space . To access an item , tilt 7 . To replace door , reverse above order . top of " basket " shelf down . Screw8 Top Hinge Plastic i Hinge Cover " RIt - OutShelf Refrigerator Door Adjustments Figure 1
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ADJUSTABLE INTERIOR SHELVES Multi - position adjustable interior shelves can be moved to any position for larger or smaller packages . The shipping CLEANING THE INSIDE spacers that stabilize the shelves for shipping should be removed and discarded . Wash inside surfaces of the refrigerator with a solution of two tablespoons of baking soda in one quart ( 1.136 litres ) warm water . Rinse and dry . Wring excess water out of the sponge or cloth when cleaning in the area of the controls , or any electrical parts . Wash the removable parts with the baking soda solution mentioned above , or mild detergent and warm water . Rinse and dry . Never use metallicscouring pads , brushes , abrasive cleaners , or alkaline solutions on any surface . Do not wash removable parts in a dishwasher . CLEANING THE OUTSIDE Adjustab ( e Interior Shelves Wash the cabinet with warm water and mild liquid deter - gent . Rinse well and wipe dry with a clean soft cloth . Replace parts and food . If leaving the refrigerator door open while on vacation , make certain that children cannot get into the refrigerator and become entrapped . VACATION AND MOVING TIPS Vacations : Adjustable ( nterior Shelves and S ( ide - Out Basket If the refrigerator will not be used for several months : Remove all food and unplug the power cord . SLIDE - OUT BASKET Clean and dry the interior thoroughly . A Slide - Out Basket ( some models ) located at the bottom of Leave the refrigerator door open slightly , blocking it open the refrigerator , provides separate storage space for items if necessary , to prevent odor and mold growth . that are difficult to store on refrigerator shelves . To remove Moving : When moving the refrigerator , follow these guide - the basket , pull out and lift up . lines to prevent damage : Disconnect the power cord plug from the walt outlet . AUTOMATIC FREEZE CONTROL Remove foods and clean the refrigerator . The Freeze Control Feature wilt maintain proper interior Secure all loose items by taping them securely in place refrigerator temperature even when the refrigerator is placed in an area where the surrounding temperature drops to prevent damage . down to 10 ° F ( - 12 ° C ) . In the moving vehicle , secure refrigerator in an upright position to prevent movement . Also protect outside of INTERIOR LIGHT refrigerator with a blanket , or similar item . The light comes on automatically when the door is opened . To replace the light bulb , turn the temperature control to OFF and unplug the electrical cord . Replace the old bulb with a bulb of the same wattage .
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REFRIGERATOR WARRANTY Your refrigerator is protected by this warranty WARRANTY THROUGH OUR AUTHORIZED SERVICERS , THE CONSUMER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR : PERIOD WE WILL : FULLONE - YEAR Oneyearfromodginal Payallcostsforrepairingorrep _ acinganypartsofthts Costs of service calts that are listed under NORMAL WARRANTY purchasedate appliancewhichprove to be defectivein matedaIsor RESPONSIBILITIESOF THECONSUMER . * workmanshipExcludesodgina _ and replacementiced & Waterfibercartridges ( g equipped ) Odgina _ an replacement cartridges are warrantedfor 30 days ( padsonly ) LIMITED2 _ - 5 " Secondthroughfifth Repairor repIaceany partsinthe cabinetlineror Costsfor pickup anddeliveryof the appliancerequiredbecause YEARWARRANTY yearsfromorigina ; SealedRefrigerationSystem ( compressor , condenser , of service . Costsfor labor , partsandtransportationotherthan ( CabinetLiner and purchasedate evaporator , drier andtt _ bing ) which proveto be Withrespectto the cabinet _ inerorSealedRefrigerationSystem SealedSystem ) defectivein materialsor workmanship . LIMITED Time periodsitsted All of the provisionsof thefull warrantiesaboveand Costs ofthe technician'stravelto the homeand anycostsfor WARRANTY above the exclusions _ istedbelowapply , pickup and deliveryof the appliancerequiredbecauseof ( Applicable to the service Stateof Alaska ) In the U . S . A . , your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products North America , a division of White Consolidated Industries , Inc . We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty . Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authonzed Electrolux Home Products North Amerfca servicer . In Canada , your appliance is warranted by WCI Canada , inc . * NORMAL This warranty applies only to products in ordinary household use , and the consumer is responsible for the items listed below : RESPONSIBILITIES OFTHECONSUMER 1 . Proper use of the appliance in accordance with instructions provided with the product . 2 . Proper installation by an authorized servicer in accordance with instructions provided with the appliance and in accordance with all local plumbing , electrical and / or gas codes . 3 . Proper connection to a grounded power supply of sufficient voltage , replacement of blown fuses , repair of loose connections or defects in house wiring . 4 . 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 was shipped from the factory . 5 . Damages to finish after installation . 6 . Replacement of light bulbs and / or fluorescent tubes ( on models with these features ) . EXCLUSIONS This warranty does not cover the following : 1 . CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES SUCH AS PROPERTY DAMAGE AND INCIDENTAL EXPENSES RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF THIS WRITTEN OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY . NOTE : Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages , so this limitation or exclusion may not apply to you . 2 . Service calls which do not involve malfunction or defects in workmanship or matedal , or for appliances not in ordinary household use . The consumer shall pay for such service calls . 3 . Damages caused by services performed by servicers other than Electrolux Home Products North America or its authorized servicers ; use of parts other than genuine Electrolux Home Products parts ; obtained from persons other than such servicers ; or external causes such as abuse , misuse , inadequate power supply or acts of God . 4 . Products with original serial numbers that have been removed or altered and cannot be readily determined . Keep your bill of sale , delivery slip , or some other appropriate payment record . The date on the bill establishes the IFYOU NEED warranty peded should service be required . If service is performed , it is in your best interest to obtain and keep all SERVICE receipts . This written warranty gives you specific legal rights . You may also have other rights that vary from state to state . Service under this warranty must be obtained by contacting Electrolux Home Products : This warranty only applies in the 50 states of the U . S . A . , Puerto Rico , and Canada . Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice . All warranties are made by Electrolux Home Products North America , a division of White Consolidated Industries , inc . In Canada , your appliance is warranted by WCI Canada , Inc . 01 - U - RE - 02 ( RBV . 12 / 2000 ) USA Canada 800,944,9044 866,213,9397 Electrolux Home Products North America Electrolux Home Products North America P . O . Box 212378 6150 McLaughlin Road Augusta , GA 30917 Mississauga , Ontario L5R 4C2
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TROUBLESHOOTING Before calling for service , review this list . It may save you time and expense . This list includes common occurences that are not the result of defective workmanship or GUIDE materials in this appliance . PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION REFRIGERATOR OPERATION • Refrigerator is plugged into a • Use another circuit , if you are unsure about the outlet , have Refrigerator does not run . circuit that has a ground fault it checked by a certified technician . interrupt . • Temperature control is in the • See Setting the Temperature Control Section , OFF position . • Refrigerator may not be plugged • Ensure plug is tightly pushed into outlet . in , or plug may be loose . • House fuse blown or tripped • Check / replace fuse with a 15 amp time - delay fuse . Reset circuit breaker . circuit breaker . • Power outage . • Check house lights . Call local Electric Company . • Room or outside weather is hot . Refrigerator runs too much or • It's normal for the refrigerator to work harder under these conditions . too long . • Refrigerator has recently been • It takes 4 hours for the refrigerator to cool down disconnected for a period of completely . time . • Large amounts of warm or hot • Warm food will cause refrigerator to run more until the food have been stored recently . desired temperature is reached . • Doors are opened too frequently • Warm air entering the refrigerator causes it to run more . or too long . Open doors less often . • See " DOOR PROBLEMS " Section . • Refrigerator door may be slightly open . • Temperature Control is set too • Turn control knob to a warmer setting . Allow several hours low . for the temperature to stabilize . • Refrigerator gasket is dirty , • Clean or change gasket . Leaks in the door seal will cause worn , cracked , or poorly fitted . refrigerator to run longer in order to maintain desired temperature . interior refrigerator temperature • Temperature Control is set too • Turn the control to a warmer setting . Allow several hours is too cold . low . for the temperature to stabilize . interior refrigerator temperature • Temperature Control is set too • Turn control to a colder setting . Allow several hours for the is too warm . warm . temperature to stabilize . • Door is kept open too long or is • Warm air enters the refrigerator every time the door is opened too frequently . opened . Open the door less often . • See " DOOR PROBLEMS " Section . • Door may not be seating properly . • Large amounts of warm or hot • Wait until the refrigerator has had a chance to reach its food may have been stored selected temperature . recently . • Refrigerator has recently been • Refrigerator requires 4 hours to cool down completely . disconnected for a period of time . Refrigerator external surface • The external refrigerator walls • This is normal while the compressor works to transfer temperature is warm . can be as much as 30 ° F warmer heat from inside the refrigerator cabinet . than room temperature . SOUND AND NOISE Louder sound levels whenever • Modern refrigerators have • This is normal . When the surrounding noise level is low , increased storage capacity and you might hear the compressor running while it cools the refrigerator is on . interior . more stable temperatures . They require a high efficiency compressor . Longer sound levels when • Refrigerator operates at higher • This is normal . Sound will level off or disappear as compressor comes on . pressures during the start of the refrigerator continues to run . ON cycle . 7
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PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION SOUND AND NOISE ( Cont . ) Fan runs when room • Exterior thermostat has • This is normal . temperature is below 45 ° 1 : . activated the heater and fan . Popping or cracking sound • Metal parts undergo expansion • This is normal . Sound will level off or disappear as when compressor comes on . and contraction , as in hot water refrigerator continues to run . pipes . Bubbling or gurgling sound . • Refrigerant ( used to cool • This is normal . like water boiling , refrigerator ) is circulating throughout the system . Vibrating or rattling noise . • Refrigerator is not level . It rocks • Level the unit . Refer to " Leveling " in the First Steps on the floor when it is moved Section . slightly . • Refrigerator is touching the wall . • Relevel the refrigerator or move refrigerator slightly . Refer to " Leveling " in the First Steps Section . Snapping Sound . • Cold Control turning the • This is normal . refrigerator on and off . WATER / MOISTURE / FROST INSIDE REFRIGERATOR Moisture forms on inside of • Weather is hot and humid . • This is normal . refrigerator walls . • Door may not be seating • See " DOOR PROBLEMS " Section . properly . • Door is kept open too long . or is • Open the door less often . opened too frequently . WATER / MOISTURE / FROST OUTSIDE REFRIGERATOR Moisture forms on outside of • Door may not be seating • See " DOOR PROBLEMS " Section . refrigerator , properly , causing the cold air from inside the refrigerator to meet warm moist air from outside . ODOR IN REFRIGERATOR Odors in refrigerator . • Interior needs to be cleaned . • Clean interior with sponge , warm water , and baking soda . • Foods with strong odors are in • Cover the food tightly . the refrigerator . DOOR PROBLEMS Door will not close . • Refrigerator is not level . It rocks • This condition can force the cabinet out of square and on the floor when it is moved misalign the door . Refer to " Leveling " in the First Steps slightly . Section . LIGHT BULB IS NOT ON Light bulb is not on . • Light bulb is burned out . • Follow directions under " Interior Light " in the Refrigerator Features Section . • No electric current is reaching • See " REFRIGERATOR OPERATION " Section . the refrigerator .
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