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ge . com Safety Ins _ ruclions . . . . . . . . . 2 , 3 : t3 Operating Instructions . . . . . . 4 , 5 AEE08 © Care and Cleaning AEEI2 Air Fiher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Grille and Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Outdoor Coils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Installation Instruc _ tions Through - the - V \ . dl Installation - - Option al . . . . . . . . 12 Window Installation . . . . . . . . 7 - 11 © Troubleshooting Tips . . . . . 13 - 14 Consumer Support Consumer Support . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 © Write the model and serial numbers here : Model # Serial # Find these numbe _ on a label on the side ot the air conditionex : 49 - 7569 03 - 07JR
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IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION . READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING . WARNING ! For your safe _ the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire , electric shock or personal injury . SAFETYPRECAUTIONS _ { ; U : se this appliance only % r its intended _ ; : If the receptacle does not match the plug , • ( pml ) ose as described in tilts ) whet s the receptacle must be changed out by a Manual . qualified electrician . _ { ; T : his air conditioner must be properly qT { T _ u : rn the unit OFFand unplug your air installed in accordance with the Installation conditioner before making any repairs Instructions before it is used . or cleaning . NOTE " We stronglyrecommendthat anyservicing _ : : Nexer unplug your air conditioner by pulling on the power cord . Always grip plug firmly be performedby a qualified individual . and pull straight out fiom the receptacle . _ { ; F : or your safety . . . do not store or use _ ; : Replace immediately all elecu _ Jc service combustible mamfials , gasoline or other cords that haxe become fiwed or otherwise flammable vapors or liquids in the vicinity damaged . A damaged power supply cord of this or any other appliance . must be replaced with a new power supply E : , A : ll air conditioners contain refl _ Jgerants , cord obtained from file mamffacmrer and which under federal law must be remox > d not repaired . Do not use a cord that shows prior to product disposal . If you are g > tdng cracks or abrasion damag _ along its length rid of an old product with refrigerants , check or at either the plug or connector end . wifl / the company handling disposal about what to do . HOWTOCONNECETLECTRICITY Haxe the wall outlet and circuit checked by a Do not , under any circumstances , cut or remove the third ( ground ) prong from the power cord . For qualified electrician to make sure the outlet is personal safe _ this appliance must be properly properly grounded . grounded . V _ l _ ere a 9 - prong wall outlet is encountered DO NOT use an adapter plug with this appliance . it is your personal responsibility and obligauon to have it replaced with a properly grounded The power cord of dfis appliance is equipped 3 - prong wall outlet . with a 3 - prong ( grounding ) plug which mates The air conditioner should always be with a standard 3 - prong ( grounding ) wall plugg > d into its own individual elecuical outlet m minimize the possibility of electric outlet which has a xoltag > rating that matches shock hazard flom this appliance . the rating plate . Power cord includes a cmxent intenupmr This provides the best perfommnce and also device . A test and reset button is provided on prexents overloading house wiring circuits the p ] ug case . The device should be tested on a which could cause a fire hazard flom periodic basis by first p _ essing the TESTbuttonon and then the RESErbutton . If the TESTbutt oxerheated wires . does not uip or if file RESE [ button will not See the Installation Instructions , Electrical stay engaged , discontinue use of the air Requirements section for specific electrical conditioner and contact a qualified sexMce connection requirements . technician . 2
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ge . com WARNING ! EXTENSIOCNORDS - - 115 - Volt modelsonly 8eca.osf _ eotenstiaaflehSaza . rnddsecre _ ain . . " CAUTION : conditions , we strongly recommend against the use of an extension cord . DO NOT use an extension cord with any of the 230 / 208 volt models . Howex > t ; if you must use an exmnsion cord , it is absolumly necessal T that it be a UiAisted , 14 gmlge , 3 - wire grounding type appliance extension cord having a grounding type plug and outlet and that fl ) e electrical rating of the cord be 15 amperes ( mininmm ) and 195 x _ lts . READANDFOLLOWTHISSAFETYINFORMATIOCNAREFULLY . SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS
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Aboutthe controlson the air conditioner . Features and appearance will vary . 5 6 off Hi h _ - . _ Hi Hea _ llr ( [ e I _ i ° ° 1 Low \ \ I I / / Low Heat _ _ / / Cool Fan Warmer Cooler Only TEMPCONTROL MODECONTROL @ @ Controls Mode Control TempControl @ @ The temp control is used to maintain the Hi Cool and Low Cool provide cooling with roon _ temperature , The c ( ) mi _ ressor will different fan speeds , cycle on and off to keep the room at the Hi Heat and Low Heat provide heating with same level of comfi ) rt . Turn the knob different fhn speeds , clockwise to Cooler ( blue ) and the indoor air will become cooler . Turn the knob Fan Only setting provides air circulation counterclockwise to Warmer ( red ) and and filtering without cooling or heating . the indoor air will become warmer , NOTE : If youmovethemodecontrol froma coolsetting to Off , a fan setting ora heat setting , wait at least3 minutesbeforeswitching backto a coolsetting . Cooling Descriptions For NormalCooling _ Select Hi Cool or Low Coolwith the temp control at midpoint . ForMaximum Cooling - - Select Hi Coolwith the temp control turned clockwise as fi _ r as possible . For Quieter & Nighttime Cooling - - Select Low Coolwith the temp control at midpoint , Heating Descriptions ForNormal Heating _ Select Hi Heat or Low Heat with the temp control at midpoint , ForMaximum Heating - - Select Hi Heat with the temp control turned counterclockwise as Ira " as possible . For Quieter & Nighttime Heating - - Select Low Heatwith the temp control at midpoint . 4
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ge . com Additional important information . Air Direction Use the lever to a @ _ st the air direction leti and fight only : Fingertip pressure on the horizontal louve _ a ( ! justs the air direction up or down . Careand cleaning of the air conditioner . Grille and Case Turn the air conditioner off and remo _ e the I _ lu ° _ To clean , use water and a mild deter _ , ent ti'om the wall outlet betore cleaning . Do not use bleach or abrasixes . Air Filter The air filter behind the fl'ont grille should be checked and cleaned at least exerv 30 days or i / loi'e oJ [ ten it ilecessai ' _ i Toremove : Push on one side ot the filter edge and pull it out the other side . Clean the filter xfith warn / , soap ) water ; Rinse and let the filter dr } befin'e rei ) lacino _ it . Do not clean the filter in a dishwasher A CAUTIOND : oNoorpetrbaaete , , conditionewr ithouta filterbecausedirtandlint wHIclog it and reduce performance . Outdoor Coils The coils on the outdoor side of the air conditioner should be checked regularly . If they are clogged with dirt or soot , they may be professionally cleaned .
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Air Conditioner Installation Instructions I [ ] Questions ? Call 800 . GE.CARES ( 800.432.2737 ) or Visit our Website at : ge . com I BEFORE YOU BEGIN ACAUTION : Do not , under any circumstances , cut or Read these instructions completely and carefully , remove the third ( ground ) prong from the power cord . • IMPORTANT - Savethese Do not change the plug on the power cord instructions for local inspector's use . of this air conditioner . • IMPORTANT - Observaell Aluminum house wiring may present special governing codes and ordinances , problems - - consult a qualified electrician . • Note to Installer - Be sure to leave these Do not install this air conditioner in a instructions with the Consumer . window if the bolts do not contact the window sill . See the Window Installation • Note to Consumer - Keep these instructions for future reference . Instructions in this manual . • Skill level - Installation of this appliance requires basic mechanical skills . • Completion time - Approximately 1 hour TOOLS YOU WILL NEED • We recommend that two people install this product . • Proper installation is the responsibility of the installer . • Product failure due to improper installation is not covered under the Warranty . Phillips head screwdriver • You MUST use all supplied parts and use proper installation procedures as described in these instructions when installing this air conditioner . Adjustable wrench Flat - blade screwdriver O ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS Pencil Ruler or tape measure 60 Hz grounded outlet protected with a ( _ Some models require a 115 / 120 - volt a . c . , 15 - amp time delay fuse or circuit breaker . The 3 - prong grounding plug minimizes the possibility of electric shock hazard . If the wall Level Scissors or knife outlet you plan to use is only a 2 - prong outlet , it is your responsibility to have it replaced with a properly grounded 3 - prong wall outlet . Power cord includes a current interrupter Some models require 230 / 208 - volt a . c . , device . A test and reset button is provided on protected with a time delay fuse or circuit © the plug case . The device should be tested on a breaker . These models should be installed periodic basis by first pressing the TEST button on their own single branch circuit for and then the RESET button , If the TEST button © best performance and to prevent does not trip or if the RESET button will not stay overloading house or apartment wiring engaged , discontinue use of the air conditioner circuits , which could cause a possible and contact a qualified service technician . fire hazard from overheating wires . 6
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Window Installation Instructions PARTS INCLUDED ( appearance may vary ) • Foa _ window gasket _ Sill support ( 2 ) Left Nut ( 2 ) accordion Bolt ( 2 ) panel " _ Top mounting rail Right accordion panel Case bottom seal ( thin , adhesive - backed ) Window locking Type A ( 6 ) Type B ( 7 ) Type D ( 3 ) bracket ( 2 ) Type C ( 6 )
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Window Installation instructions [ ] WINDOW REQUIREMENTS [ ] REMOVE THE AIR CONDITIONER • These instructions are for a standard FROM THE CASE double - hung window . You will need to [ ] Remove and save the 2 screws from the modify them for other types of windows . lower sides of the front grille . • All supporting parts must be secured to firm wood , masonry or metal . • The electrical outlet must be within reach of the power cord . • 40 L j { 3 _ = = = 8 FRONT [ ] Remove the two control knobs . 27 " to 36 " ( With accordion panels ) 17 " min . - 3 J STORM WINDOW REQUIREMENTS [ ] FRONT A storm window frame will not allow the [ ] Grasp the lower corners of the grille while air conditioner to tilt toward the outside , pressing in on the case sides with your and will keep it from draining properly . finger tips . Pull out to release and lift it up . To adjust for this , attach a piece of wood NOTE : Do not pull the bottom edge to the stool . toward you more than 3 " or you may WOOD PIECES - damage the tabs of the grille . WIDTH : 2 " LENGTH : Long enough to fit inside the t t window frame . THICKNESS : To determine the thickness , place a piece of wood on the stool to make it 1 / 2 " higher than the top of the storm window frame or the vinyl frame , Attach securely with nails or screws provided by the installer . FRONT 1 / 2 " higher [ ] Remove the screw from each side of the than vinyl frame case . Keep them in a safe location . L ( on some windows ) / W than storm window fra me 1 / 2 " higher _ _ ood Storm window fra me 48 FRONT 8
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Window Installation Instructions [ ] REMOVE THE AIR CONDITIONER [ ] INSTALL THE TOP MOUNTING RAIL ONTO THE CASE FROM THE CASE ( CONT . ) [ ] Remove and save the ground wire screw . Attach the top mounting rail onto the top of the case with 3 Type B screws . Press firmly to drive the screws into the gasket and through the top mounting rail . B screws Ground wire Ground _ FRONT screw [ ] Slide the air conditioner from the case by gripping the base pan handle and pulling forward while bracing the case . Do not pull or lift on the styrofoam discharge area . Do not pull or lift in this area - - damage to the unit may result FRONT [ ] INSTALL THE SIDE ACCORDION PANELS [ ] Slide the left and right accordion panels into the top and bottom mounting rails . [ ] INSTALL THE BOTTOM CASE SEAL [ ] Attach the accordion panels to the case using 3 Type A screws on each side . • Peel the backing from the bottom case seal and attach it along the Top mounting rail bottom of the case in front of the bottom mounting rail . Accordion panel Bottom mounting Type screws Bottom case seal BACK Bottom mounting rail
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Window Installation instructions INSTALL THE CASE IN THE [ ] INSTALL THE CASE IN THE [ ] WINDOW WINDOW ( CONT . ) Open the window and mark the centerline [ ] Secure the case to the window stool by [ ] of the window stool . using 3 Type D screws . I [ ] Carefully place the case on the window stool and align the center mark on the bottom front with the centerline of the stool . [ ] Pull the window down behind the top mounting rail . [ ] Pull the accordion panels to each window sash track . Attach them on each side to the window sash and the window stool using 4 Type C screws . NOTE : Do not shut the window so tightly that movement of the accordion panels is restricted . [ ] Select the position that will place the sill supports near the outermost point on the sill . Place the short side of the sill supports , on the case bottom , toward the window . Attach the sill supports to the case track hole in relation to the selected position using 2 Type B screws in each support . SECURE THE CASE IN THE [ ] ^ r _ | | " l - | f _ Kl WINDOW AND INSTALL THE AIJklLn / ' & U / IUIM " Do not install this air conditioner in a window if the bolts do FOAM TOP WINDOW GASKET not contact the window sill . [ ] Attach the window I ICq _ I locking brackets ( one on each side ) with Type C screws . [ ] Cut the foam top window gasket to the window width . Long side of sill Stuff the foam [ ] supports between the glass J OUTSIDE and the window to prevent air and insects from Adjust the bolt and the nut in each [ ] support so that the case is installed with getting into the room . a slight tilt to the outside . Use a level ; no more than 1 / 2 bubble will be the correct case slant to the outside . 10
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Window Installation instructions [ ] INSTALL THE AIR CONDITIONER INSTALL THE AIR CONDITIONER IN THE CASE IN THE CASE ( CONT . ) [ ] Slide the air conditioner into the case by [ ] Attach the front grille to the case by the base pan . Do not push on the controls , inserting the tabs on the grille into the styrofoam air discharge housing or the slots on the front top of the case . Push finned coils . Make sure the air conditioner the grille in . is firmly seated . Do not press on these areas - - damage to the • , c : : : : : _ © unit may result [ ] Secure the front grille to the case by replacing the 2 screws removed earlier , Base Pan Press on the top of the grille to help with side screw installation . [ ] Replace the 2 screws removed earlier , one on each side of the case . [ ] Replace the two control knobs . [ ] Reattach the ground wire to the unit using the ground wire screw , Ground [ ] Connect power . Ground screw 11
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Through - the - Wall Installation InstructionsmOptional The case may be installed through - the - wall [ ] IMPORTANT ( cont . ) in both existing and new construction . [ ] Secure with 14 wood screws anchored at Read completely , then follow step - by - step . least an inch into the wall support structure . NOTE : Obtain all materials locally for NOTE : Drill pilot holes , if necessary , for mounting the air conditioner through - proper installation . If the frame is oversized , the - wall . use shims to prevent case distortion . [ ] IMPORTANT [ ] FINISH THE WALL OPENING Through - the - wall installation is not [ ] Caulk all four sides on the outdoor side of appropriate if any of the side or top louvers the case to prevent moisture from getting in the case will be obstructed by the wall . through to the interior wall . Use of flashing ( drip rail ) will further prevent water from All side and top louvers in the case must dripping inside the wall and down the project on the outdoor side of the wall . outside of the building . The room side of the case must project into the room far enough to maximize the balance of the unit . Plaster line The case must be installed level from side - to - side and with a slight tilt from front to Lintel angle rear . Use a level ; no more than a 1 / 2 bubble Caulking Trim molding will be the correct case slant to the outside . ( if desired ) Lintel angle is required to support bricks or blocks above opening . INSIDE Flashing is required and should extend the OUTSIDE ! - Air louvers length of the opening to ensure no inside Bottom rail ( top and / sides must cavity leakage occurs . project on the J Remove the air conditioner from the case . [ ] outdoor side of the wall ) For specific instruction , refer to the Window Installation Instructions . Wood filler and [ ] Make certain that a wall receptacle is caulking ( abovee available close to the hole location or make and below th arrangements to install a receptacle . flashing ) i . . . . . . . i = . . . . . . . . . . . = . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bottom Flashing rail ( Drip rail ) Flashing ( Drip rail ) = = Wood support strips [ ] Place the case in the wall opening and [ ] Place the air conditioner into the case . place wood support strips between the case For specific instruction , refer to the Window Installation Instructions . bottom and the flashing on both sides of the bottom rail . They should be the same height as the bottom rail and the same length as the wall opening . 12
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Before you call forservice . . . ge . com Troubleshooting - tips Save time and money ! Review the chart below first and you may not need to call for service . Possible Causes What ToDo Air conditioner The air conditioner • Make sure tile air conditioner plug is pushed completely does not start is unplugged int _ th e _ t / tlet . The fuse is blown / circuit • Check tile house fllse / circuit breaker box and replace breaker is tripped the fl / se or reset the breaker ; Power failure • The refit will automatically re - start in the settings last used afteI " the powel " is l'eStol'ed , • There is a protective time delay ( approximately 3 mim / tes ) to prevent tripping of the compressor overload , For this reason , the unit may not start normal cooling or heating fin " 3 minutes after it is turned back on . The current interrupter • Press the RESETbutton located on the power cord plug . device is tripped • If the RESETbutton will not stnv engaged discontinue use of the air conditioner and contnct a qualified service technician . Aircond # ioner Ice blocks the air flow • Set the mode control at Fan Onlyor Hi Coolwith the freezingup mad stops the air conditioner temI ) control at a wamier setting from cooling the room Air conditionerdoesnot Airflow is restricted • Make sure there are no curtnins , blinds or fla'nitm'e cool as it should bl _ wking the fl ' _ mt of the air c _ mditioner . The temp control may • Ttu'n the temperature knob clockwise as flu " as possible . not be set correctly The air filter is dirty • ( _ lean the filter ; It least e \ ' eP , ' 30 days . See tile Operating Instructions secfi _ m . The room may have been hot • _ , _ ] wn the air conditioner ix ti _ st turned on you need to allow time fin " the l'OOlll to cool down . Cold air is escaping • Check fin " open flu'hate floor registers and c _ ) ld air returns . • Set the air conditioner's vent to the dosed position . Cooling coils have iced up • See " Air conditioner freezing up " ab , , ve . Air conditionerdoesnot Airflow is restricted • Make sure there are no era'thins , blinds or fln'nitta'e warm as # should blocking the fl'ont of the air conditioner . The temp control may • Turn the knob cotmte _ vhwkwise as flu " as possible . not be set low enough The lowest setting provides maxim mn wamfing . The air f'flter is dirty • Clean the filter at least e \ ' evv 30 da _ s . See tile Operating Instructionssection . The room may have been cold • \ , _ ] wn the air conditioner ix fi _ st turned on , you need to allow time fin " the l'oolll to W : lI ] / l up . Warm air is escaping • Check for open fla'nace floor registers and c _ ) M air returns . 13
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Before you call forservice . . . Troubleshooting - tips Possible Causes What To Do Water drips outside ILxcessively hot and * This is nom _ al . hmnid weather Water drips indoors The air conditioner is not * For proper water disposal , make sure the air conditioner tilted to the outside slants slightly fl'om the case fl'ont to the rein ; Water collects in Moisture is removed from * This is nom _ al fin " a short period in areas with base pan indoor air and drains into little htmfi ( liV ; nom _ al fin " a longer period in ve _ T humid areas . rear of a cabinet where a fan blows it against the outdoor condenser coil / 4
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GEAir ConditionerWarranty . All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers , Staple your receipt here . or an authorized Customer Care ® technician . To schedule service , Proof of the original purchase on - line , 24 hours a day , vis # us at ge . com , or call 800 . GE.CARES date is needed to obtain service ( 800.432.2737 ) . Have serial number and model number available under the warranty . when calling for service . GE Will Replace : Any pattof the air conditioner which tifils due to a detect in materials or workmanship . Fromthe date of the During this limited one - year warranty , ( ; E will also provide , free of charge , all labor and related originalpurchase service to replace the cleie ( ' fixe part , _ Service trips to your home to teach you how to ! i _ : Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit breakers . use the product . : : Ji : F : ailure due to corrosion on models not corrosion - : : Ji _ Im : proper installation , delivery or maJntenmzce . If you have an h _ staJlation problem , or if the air conditioner protected . is of improper cooling capacity for the intended use , _ : Dmnage to the product caused by hnproper power supply contact your dealer or hlstaJler . You axe responsible voltage , accident , f'tre , floods or acts of God . for providing adequate electrical comzecthlg facilities . _ : h _ cidentaJ or cousequentiaJ dmnage caused by possible : : Ji : F : ailure of the product resulting from modifications to defects with this air conditioner . the product or due to tumeasonable use including failure to provide reasonable m _ d necessmy ma ' _ mtenmlce . iJi : D : mnage caused after delivery . _ : In commercial locations , labor necessary to move the unit to a location where it is accessible for service by an individual tecl _ ficiml . Limited Warranty , Any implied warranties , including the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a I EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES - - Your sole and exclusive remedy is product repa # as provided in this particular purpose , are limited to one year or the shortest period allowed by law . This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA . In Alaska , the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service cats to your home . Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state . To know what your legal rights are , consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state's Attorney General . Warranter : General Electric Company , Louisville , KY 40225 / 5
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ConsumerSupport . Hme a question o _ need assistance _ ith } our appliance ? Tr } the ( ; E Appliances " _ ebsite 24 hotu _ a day , q ' l aGn } Eda } Aopf thpe li } aearn ! cFoer gsWreateer bcosmietneience and ihster serxice , } ou can no _ downlo _ cl Owne _ ' s Manu fls , ge . com order parts or exert schedule service on - line . ScheduleService ge . corn Expert GE repair service is onl } one step awa _ _ i'om _ our dooc Get on - line and schedule _ our service at } our convenience 24 hours an ? da ? of the ? ear ! Or call 800 . GE . ( _ AI _ ES ( 800A32.2737 ) during n ( mnal business hours . RealLifeDesignStudio go . corn ( ; E supp ( n _ s the l _ ) nive _ al Design concept - - products , services and environments that can be used by people ot aLl ages , sizes and capabilities . We recognize the need to design tbr a wide range of physical and mental abilities and impaim _ ents . For details of GE's Universal Design applications , including kitchen design ideas fiw people with disabilities , check out our Website toda > For the hearing impaired , please call 800 . TDD.GEAC ( 800.833A322 ) . ExtendedWarranties go . corn Purchase a GE extended warrant } and lean * about special discounts that are axailable while } our warrant } is still in effect . You can pro'chase it on - line amtime , or call 8 . 626.2224 during normal business hours . GE Consumer Home Services will still be there after } our warrant } expires . PartsandAccessories ge . corn Individuals qualified to sel - dce their own appliances can have pm _ s or accessories sent directly to their homes ( VISA , MasterCard and Disco \ er cards are accepted ) . Order on - line toda ) , 24 houl _ evel ) ' clay or by phone at 800.626.2002 during n ( mnal business hours . Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be pedonned by any user . Other servicing generally should he referred to qualified service personnel . Caution must be exercised , since improper servicing may cause unsafe operation . ContactUs go . corn If you are not satisfied with the service you receive fi'om GE , contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone numbel ; or write to : General Managel ; Customer Relations GE Appliances , Appliance Park I _ ouisville , KY 40225 go . corn Register your new appliance on - line - - - at your convenience ! Timel } prodtlct registration xdll allow flw enhanced communication and prompt serxice under the temps of } our _ arranty , should the need arise . l RegisterYourAppliance YOu ma } also mail in the pre - p _ Jnted registration card included in the l ) acldng , material . Printed in China
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