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Contents Write down the model and Read this book carefully . Page serial numbers . It is designed to help you operate Energy - Saving Tips . . . . . . . . . . . 2 and maintain your new refrigerator You'll find them on a label at the : ! mportant Safety ! nstructions , + , 3 properly bottom , just inside the fresh food H0w ; + SCOnnect : E ! dCtr : icity . i ; 3 , 4 compartment door . Keep it handy for answers to your These numbers are also on the Instaliati0n Requirements + + : . . , 4 auestions Consumer Product Ownership Howto Adjust Rollers . : ; i . . . . . . 4 Registration card that came with If you don't understand something Howto Set Temperature your refrigerator Before sending or need more help Controls : + : : _ i . : i . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 in this card , please write these Call , toll - free : numbers here : Automatic Energy Saver The GE Answer Center TM : System . . : . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 800 626 2000 consumer information service Model Number Electronic Monitor and Diagnostic System . . . . . . . . . . . 6 - 9 or write ( include your phone Serial Number Automatic Icemaker and number ) Water & Ice Dispenser + . . t0 - 12 Consumer Affairs Use these numbers in any General Electric Company Food Storage Suggestions . , . 13 correspondence or service calls Appliance Park Food - Saver System . . . . . . . . . 14 concerning your refrigerator . Louisville . KY 40225 Shelf Positions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 , 16 If you received a damaged refrigerator , immediately contact User Maintenance the dealer [ or builder ) that sold you Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17,18 the refrigerator Water Filter Accessory . . . . . . . . 18 Save time and money , Problem Solver . . . . . . . . . . . 19 - 22 Before you request service , check Consumer Services . . . . . . . . . . 23 the Problem Solver on pages 19 through 22 It lists minor causes of Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . : Back Cover operating problems that you can correct yourself Energy = Saving Tips • Be sure the doors are closed o Keep all foods covered to e Location of your refrigerator is reduce moisture build - up inside tightly _ Before leaving the house important . Avoid locating it next to the refrigerator or retiring for the night , check to your range , a heating vent or where be sure the doors haven't been sun will shine directly on it , • if you turn controls to coldest left open accidentally . position for quick chilling or freez - , , Don't open doors more often ing , be sure to turn them back to , , Store only those foods requiring than necessary regular settings , refrigeration in your refrigerator • Close the doors as soon as = Don't overcrowd yoUr refrigerator . o Wipe all moisture from bottles possible , particularly in hot , humid Overcrowding can require extra weather . and cartons before putting them in electrical energy to keep every - the refrigerator , thing cool
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i : i ! : , ! ; : } ii ; _ ! _ ; 8 Important Safety instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance . other foods Use refrozen foods as are damp or wet , Skin may adhere WARNING - - When using this to these extremely cold surfaces . soon as possible to save as much appliance , always exercise basic of their eating quality as you can " safety precautions , including the o Do not place fingers or hands on following : the automatic icemaking mechanism o If your old refrigerator is still around the house but not in use , o Use this appliance only for its while the refrigerator is plugged ino ? be sure to remove the doors . This This wilt prevent contact with the intended purpose as described in moving parts of the ejector mechan - will reduce the possibility of danger this Use and Care Book . to chifdren . ism , or with the heating element = This refrigerator must be properly that releases the cubes Unplug your refrigerator : installed in accordance with the o Don't refreeze frozen foods Installation Instructions before it A , , Before making any repairs i2 ' _ : : S _ ' : _ [ : i ; : : ii which have thawed completely _ is used . See grounding instructions i ! _ _ : : iq ; : iiii : : : : : : Note : We strongly recommend The United States Department of below and on page 4 . that any servicing be performed Agriculture in Home and Garden by a qualified individual o Never unplug your refrigerator Bulletin No . 69 says : by pulling on the power cord . B . Before cleaning . ' 1 . . . Youmay safely refreeze frozen Always grip plug firmly and pull foods that have thawed if they still Co Before replacing a burned - out straight out from the receptacte . contain ice crystals or if they are light bulb , the refrigerator should still cold - - below 40 ° 1 : : • Repair or replace immediately be unplugged in order to avoid all electric service cords that contact with a live wire filament ' t Thawed ground meats , poultry , have become frayed or otherwise ( A burned - out light bulb may or fish that have any off - rodorefrozen break when being replaced ) damaged , Do not use a cord that or off - color should not be shows cracks or abrasion damage and should not be eaten Thawed Note : Turning control to OFF along its length or at either the ice cream should be discarded If position does not remove power plug or connector end . the odor or color of any food is to the light circuit poor or questionable , get rid of it o When moving your refrigerator o Do not operate your refrigerator The food may be dangerous to eat away from the wall , be careful in the presence of explosive fumes , not to roll over or damage the " Even partial thawing and refreez - power cord . ing reduce the eating quality of foods , particularly fruits , vege - = After your refrigerator is in tables and prepared foods The SAVE T . IESE operation , do not touch the cold eating quality of red meats is surfaces , particularly when hands , STRUCT O aS affected less than that of many r staHation Requirements = MPORTANT . . o P ease Read Carefully Where a standard two - prong wall How to conrnect PREFERRED receptacle is encountered , it is the e ectricity METHOD personal responsibility and obli - gation of the customer to have it For personal safety , replaced with a properly grounded this appliance must be three - prong wall receptacle properly grounded . The power cord of this appliance DO NOT , UNDER ANY CIRCUM - is equipped with a three - prong Fig STANCES , CUT OR REMOVE ( grounding ) plug which mates with THE THIRD ( GROUND } PRONG a standard three - prong ( grounding ) FROM THE POWER CORD . wall receptacle ( Fig 1 ) to minimize Have the walt receptacle and the possibility of electric shock circuit checked by a qualified hazard from this appliance electrician to make sure the [ continued next page ) receptacle is properly grounded 3 Part No 468326P01
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Dnstan ation Requirements ( continued ) - - _ MPORTANT . . . Please Read CarefuBy Use of extension cords Rollers Use of adapter plug Adjustable rollers , which enable Because of potential safety hazards Because of potential safety hazards under certai n cond itions , we strongly you to move your refrigerator away under certain conditions , we strongly from the wall for cleaning , are recommend against use of an adapter recommend against the use of an extension cord However , if you still located behind the base grille plug However , if you still elect to use These rollers should be set so that elect to use an extension cord , it is an adapter , where local codes permit , the refrigerator is firmly positioned aTEMPORARYCONNECTION may absolutely necessary that it be a on the floor and the front is raised be made to a properly grounded UL listed 3 - wire grounding type just enough that the doors close two - prong wall receptacle by use of appliance extension cord having a easily when Opened about halfway grounding type plug and outlet and a UL listed adapter ( Fig , 2 ) available Specially designed door hinges lift at most local hardware stores , that the electrical rating of the cord be 15 amperes { minimum ) and 120 both doors slightly when opened , volts , Such extension cords are The force of gravity then helps TEMPORARYMETHOD close the doors automatically , obtainable through your local ( ADAPTERPLUGSNOT service organization PERMITTEDIN CANADA ) _ - - " ' _ ' \ " ALIGNLARGE _ j The refrigerator should always PRONGS / SLOTS _ _ / be plugged into its own individual electrical outlet - - ( t15 volt , 60 Hertz , single phase _ ' _ [ F _ - . . I " ' IIN ; SURPEROPER ¼ " _ II _ - - GROUNDAND AC ) This is recommended for best PULLOUT _ FIRM CONNECTION performance and to prevent over - Fig2 r l BEFOREUSE loading house wiring circuits , which could cause a possible fire hazard To adjust rollers , remove the base The larger slot in the adapter must be from overheating wires , grille by grasping it at the bottom aligned with the larger slot in the wall and pulling it out receptacle to provide proper polarity in the connection of the power cord Turn miler adjusting screws clock - Refrigerator Unstan ation wise to raise refrigerator , counter - clockwiseto lower it Use adjustable CAUTION : Attaching adapter Location wrench ( 3 / 8 " hex head bolt ) or pliers ground terminal to wall receptacle Do not install refrigerator where cover screw does not ground the temperature will go below 60 ° t = . appliance unless cover screw is because it will not run often enough metal , and not insulated , and wall to maintain proper temperatures receptacle is grounded through Do install it on a floor strong enough house wiring Customer should to support a fully loaded refrigerator . have the circuit checked by a qual - When adjusting front rollers for ified electrician to make sure the Also see Energy - Saving Tips proper door closure , it is recom - receptacle is properly grounded regarding location mended that the bottom front edge of the cabinet be approximately When disconnecting the power cord from the adapter , always hold 5 / 8 inch from the floor _ Cgearanoes the adapter with one hand If this Allow 5 / 8 " at each side , 1 " over top , is not done , the adapter ground and 1 " at rear for ease of installation , terminal is very likely to break proper air circulation , plumbing and with repeated use electrical connections , , Allow 3 / 4 " Should the adapter ground at each side for door clearance ° terminal break , DO NOT USE the appliance until a proper ground Water Supply has again been established . There should be sufficient tubing for the icemaker from the cold water supply to allow you to move the refrigerator out from the walt several feet ( approximately 3 coils To replace base grille , align prongs of 1 / 4 - inch copper tubing that mea - on back of grille with clamps in sure at least 10 inches in diameter ) cabinet and push forward until grille snaps into place 4
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Operating You Refrigerator Set the Automatic temperature controls Energy Saver System You won't find an " energy saver switch on this refrigerator FREEZER Warm liquid from the refrigerator's E COLDEST condenser is automatically circulated around the front edge of the freezer compartment to help keep moisture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator during humid weather . Many refrigerators use special electric heaters This refrigerator needs none Tha [ s why there is no " energy saver " switch there's no need for it Your refrigerator has two controls If you turn your household No defrosting that let you regulate the tempera - thermostat below 60 ° F at night It is not necessary to defrost the ture in the fresh food and freezer . . . you may want to turn the lettered freezer or fresh food compartments compartments control one step colder , as from " C " Your refrigerator is designed and INITIALLY , set the FRESH FOOD to " D " Cooler temperatures in the equipped to defrost itself control at 5 and the FREEZER house may cause the freezer con - automatically control at Co trols to operate less frequently , thus allowing the freezer compart - For colder or warmer temperatures , ment to warm somewhat . To protect adjust the desired compartment con - trol one letter or number at a time your frozen food supply , leave your lettered setting at this colder setting IMPORTANT for the entire winter or for whatever When initially setting the controls or period of time you are turning down when adjusting them , allow 24 hours your thermostat . This is especially important when the thermostat is for the temperatures to stabilize , or even out , , turned down for an extended period Note : Turning the fresh food control This change should have no to " OFF " turns off BOTH compart - effect on your fresh food section ments - fresh food AN D freezer . However , if freezing occurs , turn the numbered control one step warmer , as from " 5 " to " 4 " How to test temperatures Use the milk test for the fresh food When you stop turning the thermo - compartment , Place a container of stat down , turn temperature controls back to their regular settings milkon the top shelf in the fresh food compartment Check it a day later If the milk is too warm or too cold , adjust the temperature controls , Use the ice cream test for the freezer compartment . , Place a con - tainer of ice cream in the center of the freezer compartment . Check it after a day if it's too hard or too soft , adjust the temperatu re controls Always allow 24 hours for the refrig - erator to reach the temperature you set . 5 Part No 468326P01
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E ectroHic Monitor & Diagnostic System Btkeeps an eye on things for you . @ Q Red signal light flashes to tell What these codes mean - - and what When your refrigerator to do when they appear - - is sum - you when either door is open is first plugged in . . . marized on the inside of the freezer All panel lights come on for five compartment door and explained Green signal light tel is you that seconds , a beep sounds , and lights more thoroughly on the following the Door Alarm beeper has been go off except as follows : pages set to sound after either door has o PF flashes in the display Touch been open 30 seconds SYSTEM CHECK - RESET pad to System Check pad puts a review erase it of the electronic diagnosis of five Red signal light tells you when coded functions at your fingertip o Green word NORMAL glows , freezer foodkeeping temperature is and also allows you to erase codes above normal o Red WARM TEMPERATURE from display light glows if freezer compartment ( _ Green lighted word NORMAL temperature is higher than normal , , ( _ Electronic control allows you indicates that no failure has been It goes off when proper foodkeeping to turn night light in water - andqce detected by the diagnostic system temperature is reached , , dispenser on and off . • Door alarm beeper is activated Flashing green diagnostic codes and green light on DOOR ALARM Electronic control allows you in the display warn you when : pad glows , , to select ice cubes or crushed ice , o CRUSHED ice selection light and green signal light confirms _ frozen foods should be glows , your choice checked , • Red DOOR OPEN light flashes if either door is open , goes out when _ power has been interrupted , doors are shut , icemaker may not be operating o Night light in water - and - ice dispenser is off . , properly ( continued next page ) defrost system has failed freezer control may need to be set for a colder temperature
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How to set the Why the red Warm How the Electronic Monitor Door Alarm Temperature light glows . and Diagnostic System works . You don't have to set the visual At first , it's probably because your alarm ° As long as either door is newly - installed refrigerator hasn't open , the red DOOR OPEN signal completely cooled down yet . Wait a light flashes few hours for it to coot , and then the light will go out . The word NORMAL is lighted in green except when a failure has been detected From then on , the red light will glow whenever temperatures inside get If the green signal light on the too high for proper food storage If DOOR ALARM pad is glowing , the this happens , open the doors only beeper alarm is set , , If it's not , touch when absolutely necessary , and the pad to turn it on . close them as quickly as possible As soon as inside temperatures return to normal , the light goes out The SYSTEM CHECK pad has two functions : 1 You can touch the SYSTEM CHECK pad and get a review of the If either door is open for more electronic diagnostic codes in order than 30 seconds , a recurring beep of their priority sounds . 2 If a fault code is flashing , you The light goes out and the beeping can touch the SYSTEM CHECK pad stops when you close the door . to erase that code and check for other failures There are times when you'll want the Door Alarm beeper turned off . ( continued next page ) When you're rearranging a lot of food , for example . Just touch the pad . The green light will go out and the beeping will stop . Deactivating the Door Alarm beeper does not turn the red DOOR OPEN light off - - it keeps flashing until the door is closed . 7 Pad No 468326P01
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E ® ctronic Monitor & Diagnostic System ( continued ) The Electronic Monitor and Diagnostic System a _ erts you when something starts to go wrong . If a diagnostic code appears on the display , something needs special attention . To get your attention , the display code flashes until you erase it The first 6 flashes are accompanied by beeps . If more than one coded function This flashing code teIIs you requires attention at the same time , This flashing code tells you the the one with the highest priority will something's wrong with the defrost power to the refrigerator has been system - - keep doors closed to retain be displayed first until erased , Then interrupted for more than 2 seconds , the one with the next highest priority cold and call for service . Touch Check the condition of food in both will flash until erased And so on , SYSTEM CHECK - RESET pad to the fresh food and freezer compart - erase code and to check for other ments . Touch SYSTEM CHECK - The following codes are shown in failures RESET pad to erase code order of their priority This flashing code tells you to This flashing code tells you to This flashing code tells you to check temperature controls and check the automatic icemaker , Ice check your frozen food . Has any adjust them if necessary , ( See direc - clumps in the storage bin may have of it started to thaw ? A package may stalled the icemaker , , Follow correc - tions on page 5 , ) Touch SYSTEM be holding the freezer compartment CHECK - RESET pad to erase code , tive measures described on page 21 . door open . Don't open the door Touch SYSTEM CHECK - RESET If code reappears within 4 hours , more often than absolutely neces - call for service sary until freezer compartment tem - pad to erase code If code reappears , call for service perature returns to normal , Touch SYSTEM CHECK - RESET pad to erase code and to check for other failures , Call forservice if necessary , ,
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ESectronic Monitor & Diagnostic System ( continued ) $ ignamLights and Diagnostic Codes What they mean , and what to do when they alert you , is summarized on this panel on the inside of the freezer compartment door . Panel located on the inside of the freezer compartment door . 9 Part No 468326P01
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& ChiObd Water Disp ® e s ÷ Automatic Icemaker and Before Using Your Important Facts about icemaker and Dispenser Ice & Water " Dispenser Your Custom Dispenser If refrigerator is operated before Your refrigerator has an automatic water connection is made , keep icemaker and a custom dispenser o Your icemaker will produce an manual icemaker switch in the that dispenses chilled water , ice average of five cubes an hour - - OFF position cubes and crushed ice through approximately t20 cubes in a 24 - the freezer compartment door hour period - - depending on freezer When water supply has been Herds how they work . compartment temperature , room connected to icemaker , raise temperature , number of door open - access door to ice bin and turn ings and other use conditions manual switch to QN position The ice storage bin holds about 250 cubes . . . . . . access o Intermittent dispensing of ice is door normal . If ice flow interruption is emaker more than brief , ice clump [ s ) may be the cause and should be removed following instructions below and on page ! 2 . ; a Overfilling glass with ice and use of narrow or extra - tall glasses should be avoided . This can jam the chute or cause the door in the chute to freeze shut . Periodicalty open the freezer compartment door and took down into the chute . If ice is block - Water flows from household ing the chute , poke it through with supply through dual solenoid a wooden spoon , valve ( I ) to water reservoir ( 2 ] and to automatic icemaker ( 3 ] o To help keep bits of ice from being , as needed sprayed beyond the glass , place Manual switch Water is frozen in cube mold ( 4 ] glass close to ice chute - - but not so Ice storage bin and ejected into storage bin [ 5 ) close that it blocks outcoming ice . • where a motor - powered auger = ice should not be dispensed into moves cubes forward to dispens - Depress water dispenser cradle thin glasses , fine china or delicate for about two minutes to remove ing unit . When you touch the crystal - - they can crack or chip from trapped air from water line and to CUBES pad on front of freezer the combined pressure of your hand fill water reservoir automatically compartment door , ice cubes wilt pressing them against the cradle dispense through chute in door Ice cube mold automatically fills and ice dropping into the container . when cradle is pressed with water after cooling to freez - When you touch the CRUSHED = Ice should be dispensed before ing temperatures First cubes filling glass with soda or other normally freeze after several pad , baffle in housing channels hours cubes through the crusher and beverage mixe & This will prevent crushed ice falls through chute splashing which is annoying and NOTE : With a newly - installed which , if the splash reaches the ice into glass when cradle is pressed refrigerator , allow about 24 hours and water selector switch , could Chilled water from reservoir for the freezer compartment to cause it to stick or bind . flows through tubing in door [ 6 ) cool down to the proper ice - and is dispensed when cradle making temperature e Beverages and foods should not is pressed be quick - chilled in the ice storage bin . Cans , bottles or food packages Touch the LIGHT pad to turn the in the storage bin can cause the night light ( 7 ) in the dispenser icemaker to malfunction . on or off = Ice other than that produced by your icemaker should not be added to the ice storage bin - - it may not crush and / or dispense welt . ( continued next page ) t0
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Ice & Wat ÷ Dispcns ® ( continued ) Once Your Icemaker and To Dispense Ice and Water When Dispensing Ice , , . = For ice , touch CUBES or Dispenser Are in Operation Some crushed ice may be dis - i CRUSHED pad For water , simply Throw away the first few batches pensed even though you touched the : i position glass beneath words CUBES pad . This happens occasion - . . . . . of ice cubes ( 10 or 15 cubes ) , This ally when a few cubes inadvertently " CHILLED WATER 1 ' will flush away any impurities in the get diverted to the crusher , : ' water line Do the same thing after vacations or extended periods when Sometimes a mound of snow will : i : : i : : i ice isn't used form on the door in the ice chute . Discard the first half dozen glassfuls This condition is normal , and usually : : : of water in the kitchen sink This wilt occurs when you have dispensed eliminate the slight " plastic " taste crushed ice repeatedly The snow temporarily imparted to the water wil ! eventually evaporate by the water reservoir . Keep ice level to keep icemaker When Dispensing Water . , . productive . Cubes ejected into an The water system provides approx - empty storage bin will pile up close imately six successive 8 - ounce to the icemaker and push the feeler glassfuls . , After this , several hours arm up to the OFF position prema - must be allowed for the new water turely when the bin is only partially reservoir supply to cool You prob - full Open the ice access door , reach ably will not drain all the chilled in , level the cubes by hand and ice - water from the reservoir on a single making will resume Keeping cubes occasion distributed evenly will allow the icemaker to produce enough ice to The first glass of water dispensed fill the bin to its maximum capacity may be warmer than the following ones , , This is normal Dispensed water will be cooler Caution : than tap water but not as cold as Under certain rare circum - ice water , , For colder water , simply stances , ice cubes may be add crushed ice or cubes before discolored , usually appearing dispensing water with a green - bluish hue , The cause of this unusual discolor - _ , Grip glass or other container % : • = . ation is apparently due to a gently near rim and press rim firmly combination of factors such as against ice or water dispenser _ L • _ . • certain characteristics of local cradle waters , household plumbing and the accumulation of copper salts in an inactive water supply Caution : line which feeds the icemaker Never put fingers or other objects Continued consumption of such into the ice crusher discharge discolored ice cubes may be opening . injurious to health . If such dis - coloration is observed , discard the ice cubes and contact your General Electric Factory Service Center or an authorized Customer Care ® servicer ° Part No 468326P01 11
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To Remove Ice Cube If Ice Is Used Infrequently ° , , ° To Stop Dispensing Storage Container " Old ice cubes will become cloudy Release pressure from cradle and and taste stale Empty ice storage withdraw slowly to catch last bits bin periodically and wash it in luke - of ice or drops of water warm water Be sure to allow stor - age bin to cool before replacing it - - otherwise ice cubes will stick to the metal auger Turn the Manual lcemaker Switch to the OFF Position when . . . o home water supply is to be turned off for several hours • ice storage bin is to be removed for a period of time • going away on vacation , at which Some slight dripping may occur Simultaneously press up on tab time you should also turn off the under container and pull container following dispensing of crushed ice valve in the water supply line to straight out while supporting it at or chit led water if excessive , the spill your refrigerator front and rear should be wiped dry immediately , , Do not pour water in the spill shelf If This isYour First icemakero . o because it is not self draining - - pour You'll hear occasional sounds that it in the kitchen sink The shelf and may be unfamiliar , These are normal its grille should be cleaned regularly icemaking sounds and are not cause according to instructions on page 17 for concern , if ice Clumps Form in Storage Bin . . . . The icemaker ejects cubes in groups of five , and it is normal for several cubes to be joined together However , infrequent usage of ice can cause ice clumps to form in the storage bin , resulting in temporary malfunction of the dispenser mechanism If this happens : o remove storage bin from freezer compartment o break up ice clumps with fingertip pressure and discard remaining clumps , • replace bin before remaining cubes melt and fuse together 12
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_ _ s _ . _ t _ _ • _ " 2 @ gg ÷ s £ B < Dns Suggested stop'age times To freeze meat , fish and poultry , To store cheese , wrap well with wax paper or aluminum foil , or put in a wrap well in freezer - weight foil ( or for meat and poultry * other heavy - duty wrapping material ) plastic bag IN IN forming it carefully to the shape of = Carefully wrap to expel air and Ealing quality drops REFRIGERATOR FREEZER M AT the contents , This expels air Fold help prevent mold alter time shown 35 ° to 40 ° F O ° E and crimp ends of the package to DAYS MONTHS a Store pro - packaged cheese in its Fresh Meats provide a good , lasting seal own wrapping if you wish , ! : : : ; ; : iI : ¸ i ] . _ Roasls ( Beef & Lamb ) 3 to 5 6 to I2 Don't refreeze meat that has com - Roasts ( Pork & Veal ) 3 lo 5 4 to 8 pletely thawed ; meat , whether raw To store vegetables , use the Steaks ( Beef ) 3 to 5 6 to12 or cooked , can be frozen success - Chops ( Lamb ) 3 to 5 6 to 9 vegetable drawers _ they've been Chops ( Pork ) 3 ! o 5 3 to 4 fully only once designed to preserve the natural i ' ; : 2 Ground & Stew Meals I to 2 3 to4 moisture and freshness of produce ! 2 Limit freezing of fresh ( unfrozen ) Variely Meats I to 2 3 to 4 Sausag ( ePork ) 1to2 ] to2 meats or seafoods to 26 pounds at o Crispness can be maintained by a time covering vegetables with a moist ProcessedMeats towel Bacon 7 ! Frankiurlers 7 Organize your food storage o As a further aid to freshness , Ham ( Whole ) 7 I to 2 for convenience . pre - packaged vegetables can be Ham ( Halo 3 to 5 J _ o 2 x _ - > : , i Ham ( Slices ) 3 i to 2 stored in their original wrapping = Store all like things together This LuncheonMeals . 3 to 5 Freezing not only saves time , but electricity - - Note : ' Special fresh food com - ' / : i ¸ i : Sausage ( Sm0ked ) - 7 n0lrec0m - because you can find foods faster partment drawers ( on models so Sausage ( Dry & Semi - Dry ) ] 4 to 2 ] mended equipped ) make it unnecessary o Place the oldest items up front so CookedMeats to wrap certain foods which they've CookedPleatsand they can be used up promptly been designed to preserve , , These MealDishes 3 ! o 4 2 to 3 o Use the handy shelves on the door Gravy & Meal B _ olh 1 ! o 2 2 to 3 drawers are described on page 14 , for most frequently used sauces and Fresh Poultry condiments To store ice cream - Fine - quality Chicken & Turkey ( Whole ) I lo 2 12 ice cream , with high cream a Use the meat drawer for meats Chicken ( Pieces ) ] to 2 9 content , will normally require Turkey ( Pieces ) I to 2 6 you do not freeze Duck & Goose ( Whole ) ] to 2 6 slightly lower temperatures than Giblels I In 2 3 more " airy " already - packaged To save money inenergy brands with low cream content CookedPoultry and food costs . Pieces ( Covered with Broth ) I lo 2 6 o tt will be necessary to experiment Pieces ( NoI Covered ) 3 to 4 l a Place most perishable items such to determine the freezer compart - CookedPoultry Dishes 3 to 4 4 to 6 as milk , cream or cottage cheese FriedChicken 3to4 4 ment location and temperature con - toward the rear of the top shelf as trol setting to keep your ice cream ( Otherthan for meats & poultry ) FREEZER they will stay coldest in this part at the right serving temperature Most fruits and vegetables 8 - 12 months of the fresh food compartment , , Lean lisb 6 - 8 months o The rear of the freezer compart - Fatty fish , rolis and breads , o Cover moist foods With tight lids , ment is slightly colder than the front soups , slew . casseroles 2 - 3months plastic film or foil Cakes , pies , sandwiches . Tips on freezing foods = Leaf vegetables and fruits placed leII _ overs ( cooked ) , Ice cream ( original carton ) ] month max in storage drawers will last longer There are three essential require - when stored in closed plastic con - ments for efficient home freezing Newtechniqueasreconstantlbyeingdeveloped i _ iiii : ii tainers or wrapped in plastic film ConsulttheColfegeorCountyExtensioSnerviceor 1 . initial quality , , Freeze only o Do not overload your fresh food youriocalUtilityCompanfyorthelatestinformation top - quality foods Freezing retains or freezer compartment with a lot onfreezingandstoringfoods quality and flavor ; it cannot improve of warm food at once , * U S Department of Agriculture quality o Open the door the fewest times 2 , , Speed . The quicker fruits and possible to save electrical energy Meats , fish and poultry purchased vegetables are frozen after picking , from the store vary in quality and ' l , ' L ¸ : = When going out of town for the better the frozen product will _ , _ x I : : age ; consequently , safe storage several days , leave as few perish - be You'll save time , too , because _ z : 2 . _ : time in your refrigerator will vary ables as possible in the refrigerator less culling and sorting will be Move the icemaker manual switch To store unfrozen meats , fish and necessary to " OFF " and shut off water to the poultry : refrigerator 3 . Proper packaging _ Use food o Always remove store wrappings wraps designed especially for o Rewrap in foil , film or wax paper freezing . and refrigerate immediately PaR No 468326P01 t3
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Moist'n Fresh Moist'n Fresh drawer - close tightly drawer - - close Fresh Convertible Meat Kee drawer - - do not force tightly closed The Moist'n Fresh drawers are The variable temperature control i _ Aoist n Fresh Drawers partially sealed by gaskets attached regulates the air flow from the The two top drawers are designed to the covers at the front and back freezer compartment to keep unwrapped foods fresh edges Always replace them in these by retaining the natural moisture covers and push the drawers all the content of foods such as : way in • Artichokes . Cherries • Plums • Asparagus ° Corn • Radishes . Beetst , opped . Currants • Rhubarbh Cooi'n Fresh Drawer • Blueberries . Greensl , eafy • Spinac The lower right drawer is designed • Carrots • Lettuce . Tomatoes to provide lower humidity storage • Celery • Parsley ripe for items such as : • Peasgreen • Apples • Nectarines • Raspberries As in any refrigerated storage area , • Apricots • Oranges • SummeSr quash it is recommended that odorous . Grapes . Peaches • Strawberries Set control lever to MEAT - - the foods be stored wrapped - - foods • Mushrooms - Pears ° Tangerines coldest setting - - to store fresh such as : meats If lever is left in meat position . Broccoli • Cabbage . Parsnips for a long period of time , some frost • Brussels • Cauliflower • Turnips Convertible Meat Keeper may form on the inside of the drawer Sprouts • GreenOnions ( on models so equipped ) Set control lever to VEG to convert Storage time wilt depend upon the The " Meats or Vegetables drawer the drawer to normal refrigerator type of food and its condition when has its own cold air duct to allow a temperature and provide extra placed in the drawer stream of cold air from the freezer vegetable storage space Cold air compartment to flow around the Excess water which may accumulate duct is turned off drawer in the bottom of the Moist'n Fresh Variable settings between these drawers should be poured out and extremes can be selected the drawers wiped dry 14
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SheDfPositions Drawer Removal How to rearrange Drawers will stop before coming Simply replace in reverse order , your she ves all the way out of refrigerator to making sure grooves at rear of covers help prevent contents from spilling engage supporting rods at rear of Adjustable Shelves onto floor Drawers can easily be refrigerator . . " Meats or Vegetables " Shelves in the fresh food and drawer must be returned to the removed by tilting up slightly and freezer compartments are adjust - pulling past " stop " location lower left position , , able , enabling you to make efficient shelf arrangements to fit your To remove drawers when the fresh Sealed Snack Pack family's food storage needs . food compartment door cannot be { on models so equipped ) opened fully : Tempered Glass Shelves in Fresh Food Compartment 1o Pull the upper left drawer straight out 2 , Lift the upper left drawer cover and pull it out The Sealed Snack Pack - - and shelf to which it is attached - - can be relocated within the Fresh Food compartment The sealed drawer retains high humidity for convenient To remove sheLves : Tilt shelf up storage of unwrapped meats and at front , then lift it up and out of cheese , bacon , hors d'oeuvres , tracks on rear wall of refrigerator spreads and snacks 3 . . Slide the upper right drawer and cover to the left and remove them [ ] Engage ! top tug I [ ] Lower to lock into place To relocate shelves : Select desired : _ : 4 , _ sheLf height With shelf front raised slightly , engage top lugs in tracks 4o Pull the " Meats or Vegetables " at rear of cabinet Then lower front drawer straight out , then lift its cover of shelf until it locks into position and remove it . : : : i : : ! 1 ! i _ : ' 5oSlide the bottom right drawerand cover to the left and remove them _ k : , _ : Z : _ ¸ _ _ i : • i • : ¸ • : : i _ , " : : ; : i : i ! : , : : _ , 15 Part No 468326P01
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She f Positions cont ooed Removable Wine Rack Multi - Position Shelves in 3 , Select desired shelf height and insert shelf rods into holes on left ( on models so equipped ) Freezer Compartment wall , If shelf supports at desired Shelf supports at various levels in level on right wall have tabs , lower the freezer compartment let you shelf into grooves on support while reposition the shelves from time to pressing tabs Be sure shelf wire time to better accommodate your is fully inserted into grooves variable inventory of frozen foods To reposition shelves : The wine rack is designed to hold a bottle on its side and will fit on any shelf To relocate the wine rack : 1 , If sheli supports at desired level on right wall do not have tabs , merely 1 . While pressing tabs on shelf lower shelf into place on supports supports on rigM wall , lift shelf out of grooves in supports Pull wine rack straight out Then position its lip over either edge of the shelf you want to suspend it from and push it al ! the way in Ports - Bins on Fresh Food Compartment Door ( on models so equipped ) Adjustable Ports - Bins can easily be carried from refrigerator to work area A dozen eggs in their original carton will fit securely in a Porta - Bin 2oPull shetf sideways until shelf rods come out of holes on left wall To remove : Lift Ports - Bin straight up until mounting hooks disengage To relocate : Select desired shelf height , engage Ports - Bin's hooks in slots on the tracks of the door , and push in , Ports - Bin will lock in place 16
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User Maintenance Hnst ° uctions CBeaning your refrigerator Condenser Outside Inside Clean both fresh food and freezer For most efficient operation , Protect the paint finish . The finish remove the base grille ( see page 4 ) on the outside of the refrigerator is compartments at least once a year . and remove the defrost water pan , It is recommended that the refriger - a high quality , baked - on paint finish then either sweep ator be unplugged before cleaning . With proper care , it will stay new - If this is not practical , wring excess away or vacu um looking and rust - free for years Apply moisture out of sponge or cloth up dust that is a coat of appliance polish wax when readilyaccessible the refrigerator is new and then at when cleaning in the vicinity of This easycleaning least twice a year switches , lights or controls operation should Use warm water and baking soda Appliance Polish Wax & Cleaner be done at least solution - - about a tablespoon of ( Cat . No . WR97X216 ) is available once a year from GE and Hotpoint Appliance baking soda to a quart of water Parts Marts Rinse thoroughly with water and Condenser wipe dry . Follow this same pro - Keep the finish clean , , Wipe cedure for cleaning door gaskets , Defrost Water Pan with a clean cloth lightly dampened meat and vegetable drawers , and with appliance polish wax or mild Pan located behind base grille all plastic parts Wash ice storage liquid dishwashing detergent Dry should be cleaned at least once a bin in lukewarm water only Do not and polish with a clean , soft cloth year When reinstalling pan , firmly use cleansing powders or other Do not wipe the refrigerator with push pan ALL THE WAY IN until abrasive cleaners a soiled dishwashing cloth or wet it stops towel Do not use scouring pads , Do not wash any plastic parts powdered cleaners , bleach , or from your refrigerator in your Drain Opening in cleaners containing bleach automatic dishwasher . Freezer Compartment Clean the door trim the same way , During yearly cleaning , remove Do not use gritty finish - dulling bottom freezer basket and pour a Electronic Monitor and cleansers , solution of baking soda ( one tea - Diagnostic System Pane _ s spoon ) and two cups of warm ( not Water - and - ice dispenser spill shelf boiling ) water into the drain opening Clean the panels on the outside should be wiped dry immediately at the bottom rear of the freezer and inside of the freezer compart - if excessive spills occur Water compartment This will help elimi - ment door with a glass cleaner , allowed to remain on shelf may nate odor and reduce clogging of such as Windex brand , and a soft , leave deposits removable by soak - the drain line to the defrost water clean cloth ing with a mixture of one teaspoon pan Then empty and clean the of a non - precipitating water soften - defrost water pan and replace it Behind ing compound ( such as Calgon brand ) or citric acid powder per pint Care should be taken in moving of hot tap water or undiluted vinegar , your refrigerator away from the Soak until deposit disappears or wall All types of floor coverings becomes loose enough to rinse ! : i : ; 0 ! ' : _ can be damaged , particularly cush - away Usually 30 minutes soaking ioned coverings and those with z _ ! i , l . i . ! : i time is adequate . : ' i : : J t _ embossed surfaces Pull the refrig - erator straight out and return it to position by pushing it straight in " i : : _ i Moving your refrigerator in a side direction may result in damage to : : : t : i [ your floor covering or refrigerator Part No 468326P01 17
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When you go on vacation When you move Accessory For extended vacations or Disconnect power cord from wall The perfect companion to receptacle , remove all food and absences , shut off power to your automatic icemaker - clean and dry the interior refrigerator , turn the numbered Quadra Kleen Water Filter control OFF . clean interior with Secure all loose items such as Your ice cubes can only be baking soda solution of one table - grille , shelves , and storage pans by as clear and fresh - tasting spoon of soda to one quart of water taping them securely in place to as the water that produces Wipe dry To prevent odors , leave prevent damage them Thats why it's a good open box of soda in refrigerator idea to purify your water Leave doors open Be sure refrigerator stays in with a Quadra Kleen Water upright position only during actual For shorter vacations , remove per - Filter , moving and in van Refrigerator ishable foods and leave controls at Its activated charcoal must be secured in van to prevent regular settings However , if room movement . Protect outside of removes musty , stale odors temperature is expected to drop refrigerator with btanket and unpleasant medicinal , below 60 ° F follow same instruc - metallic tastes A porous tions as for extended vacations fiber cartridge catches dirt , Move icemaker manual switch to rust particles , sand and OFF position and be sure to shut silt while special crystals off water supply ON - OFF switch reduce deposits of hard is located near the front of the scale icemaker The water filter is an option at extra cost and is available from your GE dealer Specify WR97X214 It has complete installation instructions and installs in minutes on t / 4 " O D copper water line 18
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To save % ime and money , Rapid check the Problem $ onver IE _ ectrica _ Diagnosis begone you request service . Your refrigerator is wired for accurate electrical diagnosis in your home - - If you have a problem , it may be takes only minutes for a service minor . You may be able to correct technician to check its entire elec - it yourself . Just use this Problem Solver to locate your problem and trical system . No need for the techni - then follow the suggested cian to unplug , move or unload the recommendations . refrigerator to make the diagnosis , The Problem $ oBver Save time and money . . , before you request service , check the fog _ owing : PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE AND REMEDY NO PANEL : : _ ii i f : _ if inter Or light is not onl refrigerator may not beplUgged in at'wall outleL : : TOUCH PAD RESPONSE o . . . . . . . . . . . . _ , . . . . . , _ : o iTplug is secure and the reTrigera _ or still Tails _ o opera _ e , pluga lamp or a : : _ . . . . i small appliance into the same outlet to determine if there is a tripped circuit : i i breaker or burned out fuse . i REFRIGERATOR o Maybe n defrost Cycle When motordoes not operate forabout 3o minutes : : : : : DOES NOTOPERATE : . - ; . : . : : _ : . . . . . I o Jempera _ ure comrol in OFF position . : i _ _ : - If interior light is not on , refrigerator rnay not be Plugged in at wall outlet . : : i i o If plug is secure and the refrigerator stiil fails to operate , plug a lampora : i small appliance into the same outlet to determine if there is a tripped circuit i breaker or burned out fuse , : : _ MOTOR OPERATES • Modern refrigerators with more storage space and a larger freezer : FOR LONG PERIODS compartment require more operating time . . : o Normal when refrigerator is first delivered to your home - - usually requires 24 hours to completely cool down o Large amounts of food placed in refrigerator to be cooled or frozen . g : € , Hot weather - - frequent door openin s , • Door left open , t o Temperature controls are set too cold . Refer to page 5 , i o Grille and condenser need cleaning . Refer to page 174 o Check ENERGY SAVING TIPS on page 2 MOTOR STARTS & o Temperature control starts and stops motor to maintain even temperatures , STOPS FREQUENTLY . . . . . . . . . . i VIBRATION OR o If refrigerator vibrates , more than likely it is not resting solidly on the floor RATTLING ' and front roller screws need adjusting or floor is weak or uneven , , Refer to ROLLERS , page 4 . : i o If dishes vibrate on shelves , try moving them , Slight vibration is normal . : = Defrost water pan rattling , needs to be positioned properly , i _ ( continued ne _ t page ] 19 Pa _ No 468326P0t
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The Probbm So ve Cooot + r , d ) PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE AND REMEDY Normal alr fiow cooiing : mOtor . : : in the iefrigeration process , it is normal that heat ! : : : BOTTOM oF : : : : : i : b _ i : expelled in the area under the refrigerator . Some floor coverings will discolor : : REFRIGERATOR : : : : ! : : _ : i : : : : : : : _ at these norma ! and safe Operating temperatures , Your floor covering supplier : st : , Ould be Consulted if you Object to this discoloration . : : _ DOOR : NOT : CE : OSiNG = : oDo0r gasket on hinge side sticking or folding over . To correct put a small amount : : PROPERLY . : : I _ _ : : of petri31eum jelly on face of gasket . ' : OPERATING SOUNDS : : o The high speed compressor motor required to maintain near zero temperatures in : : : the large freezer compartment may produce higher sound levels than your old ; : : : : _ refrigerator . : : : i : : : : i : ' : : _ ! : : ; : : : i : : ii : : : : i : : : ' : : : : : , Normal fan air fiow ' 0ne fan blows cold air through the refrigerator and freezer : Compartments _ another fan cools the compressor motor , : : : ! : / : ! : : : : : : : : : : ; oThese NORMAL soundswill also be heard from time to time : , , : : : : : : ! : : : : : : • Defros : _ timer switch : ciicks a : _ defrost . . : : : : : : + : : : ; ; Defrost water dripping into drain pan . • : : : ' : : , Temperature control clicks : ON orOFR : : : : : : : : : i : : i : : : : + : : : : : : : : : ; ReMge _ ant boiiing Or gurgling . : : : : : z : , : i : : : : i : : : : : : : ii : if : i : + : : _ Cracking or popping of cooling coils caused by expansion and contraction during : : : : : : : : i : defrost and : refrigeration following defrost . ! : with automatic icemakerl the sound of cubes dropping into the bin and water i : : : running in pipes as icemaker refills . : : enough . Refer to page 5 . - Warm : weatherZffequent door openings , : ICOMPARTMENT : : : : : : : _ : TEMPERATURE + : : : : : : e Door teft open foriong time . i : : : : ? TOO WARM : : , : : : : : + Package may be hoiding do0r open . : : : : : : : . . . . , : : + / : : : o Dooi may have been left ajar or Package holding door open + : : CRYSTAES oN : : : : : : : : : ; : : FROZE : : ' : : a ioofrequemand too ong aoor open ngs . . . . : : N : " . . . . : : e : Frost within package is normal . : : . jar : i : : : EBEEZ ! : temperature : of freezer compartment colder : : : ' . . . . . . . . . _ oO dcubes need to be discarded , : : ODOR / TAsTE : : : : : : ' . . . . : : . : : : : : : : : : Ice storage bin needs to be emptied and washed , . : : i : : : : i : e Unsealed packages in fresh food and / or freezer compartments may be : : : 7 : : : : : : , : : : : : : transmitting odor / tasteto ice cubes , . , : : : : i : : : : : : : : o : : in : terior 6f refrigerator needs cleaning - - refer to page 17 . Poor : tasting incoming wa : [ er , Install Quadra clean water filter - - see page 18 2o
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PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE AND REMEDY : A _ T _ MATIC : icEMAKER ON : OFF c ° ntr ° l Ii'L : o : FF position : ' ' " ! ' " " " : : DOES NOT : WORK : : : Wate [ supply turned off or not connected : : : : = = Freeze r Compartmenttoo warm . : : : = Cubes too sma - - water shut - off valve connecting refrigerator to home water : : I ne maybe clogged , : / : ; : , i : 1 : . . . . r . . . . . . . . . . . . : = Piled up cubes in storage bin may cause icemaker to shut off prematurely . il _ : : : : . Shut off icemaker and level cubes in bin . i = : : : : . . . . ' : CUBE DISPENSER : : : " : No ice cubes . Remove storage container : tf cubes are frozen to wire arm , DOES NOTWORK : remove cubes . , . . . . . : : i : Noice cubes . Icemaker turned off or water supply turned off : o Irregu ar ice clumps in storage container , Break up as many as you can with i : : : : fingertip pressure and discard the remaining clumps = If water dispenser has not been used for an extended period , dispense water TASTE / ODOR : in regular manner until all water in reservoir is replenished with fresh water • : . . . . : = o Poor - tasting incoming water , Instal ! Quadra Clean water filter - - see page 18 , WATER IN FIRST e Allow about 24 hours for water to cool to proper temperature after refrigerator GLASS IS WARM : is first installed . : i : : : : : : : : o if water dispenser has not been used for extended period , water in first glass _ : : : : i will not be as cool as in succeeding glasses : | : : : . . . . : = : • If water reservoir has been drained , allow several hours for replenished supply to chill , WATER DISPENSER e Water supply line turned off or not connected DOES NOT WORK . . . . . : . . . . : , o Supply line may be clogged with sediment . . DIVI DER BETWEEN o Normal warmth is created by automatic energy saver system circulating warm FRESH FOOD AND : : liquid around front edge of freezer compartment to help prevent condensation FREEZER COMPART - on outside of refrigerator in hot , humid weather . : MOISTURE FORMS . o Not unusual during period of high humidity . : REFRIGERATOR = Foods withstrong odors should be tightly covered . HAS ODOR : . . . . . . : : . . . . . : : . . . . . : . . . . Check for spoiled food . . . . i : : : : : : : : : : • interior needs cleaning . . Refer to page 1Z . : : : : : 1 : , Defrost water pan needs cleaning . - : , Keep Open box 0f baking soda in refrigerator ; replace monthly . . ( continued next page ) 2 ! Pad No 468326P0 !
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7h ÷ P ob em So v ÷ oon . , ue ¢ PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE AND REMEDY . . . . : : " " . . . . . . . . . . " 7 MOISTURE : : : o Too frequent and too ong door openings , i COLLECTS INSIDE l refrigerator when doors are opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , o In hum d weather air carries mo sture nto WATER ON FLOOR o Defrost water pan full , missing or not in position . ' l . TO REPLACE ALIGHT 1 . Unplug refrigerator . BULB tN FRESH FOOD COMPARTMENT : 2 . Turn numbered temperature control to OFF and pull off knob : . : . . . . . . . . : 3 . Pull bottom of light panel down . . . . . about ¼ " - - just enough to disengage tip at rear from grooves in . - - _ . . . " _ p _ . retainers on rear wall , 4 . Lift panel to disengage top from pins on side walls , and remove panel _ " After replacing with same size bulb , " _ ti _ i • • ! : • • • • : • : / • • • • • • i : : • • • • • • : i / • ( : • : . . . . reinstall panel [ hang top on pins ; pull ' " I [ bottom down push it back and releasers ) knob in OFF : : it to let I p engage grooves in retaine . Replace temperature control : position , turn it to previous setting and plug refrigerator back in TO REPLACE A LIGHT 1oUnplug refrigerator , BULB IN FREEZER 2 . Remove the shelf that's just below light shield COMPARTMENT : ( Shelf wilt be easier to remove if it is emptied first ) i , 3 , Pull plastic light shield toward you . ( It will bend to free tabs from grooves ) 4 . Replace bulb with same size bulb . 5oReinstall shield and shelf . 6 . Plug in refrigerator . 22
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to build and we know that you want your appliances to give you many years of dependable service . Our Consumer Services are designed with your needs and wants in mind , Warranty Protection See the warranty on the back page of this book for Your new appliance is a well designed and engineered details product . Before it left the factory , it went through rigorous tests to detect manufacturing defects . And @ you have a written warranty to protect you . Prompt Service at your Convenience Whether your appliance is in or out of warranty , FIRST , contact the people who serviced your appliance Explain why you are not pleased In most you're just a phone call away from our nationwide cases , this will solve the problem network of Factory Trained Service professionals . @ NEXT , if you are still not pleased write a ! l the details Simply call our GE service organization . You'll find them in the White Pages under " General Electric - - including your phone number to : Company " or " General Electric Factory Service , " Manager , Consumer Relations and in the Yellow Pages under " General Electric General Electric Company Customer Care _ Service . " Appliance Park Service is scheduled at your convenience and the Louisville , Kentucky 40225 technician drives a fully - stocked parts service truck FINALLY , if your problem is still not resolved , write : so that , in most cases , the repair can be completed in one visit Major Appliance Consumer Action Panel 20 North Wacker Drive We're proud of our service and want you to be Chicago , illinois 60606 pleased , but if for some reason you are not happy with the service you receive , here are three steps to follow for further help . For trouble4ree service beyond _ , . _ f . - \ condition during the contract period at Service Contracts _ _ ' , , keep your appliance in good operating \ . ; _ _ . _ " _ let you pay today's prices for servicefrom the written warranty period . \ 2 , _ / _ _ no additional charge Service contracts if you prefer to budget your repair expenditures \ _ _ . _ > _ \ ' _ a month , a year , or several years instead of being surprised by them , GE offers \ _ _ now . And , you'll receive service from service contracts for varying lengths of time _ - " _ GE trained service technicians using all GE major appliances . . With a contract , we II _ only Genuine GE parts . The Quick Fix ® System A program for doqt - yourself appliance repair , You can save money and time the system includes step - by - step repair by doing it yourself . manuals for refrigerators , most non - microwave electric ranges , dishwashers , and standard For do - it - yourselfers who would and large capacity washers and dryers , plus prefer to fix GE major appliances specially packaged replacement parts , and themselves . _ GE offers an industry technical help with a toil - free 800 number , first , the Quick Fi × TM System Help for You by Phone The GE Answer Center TM 80 & 6262000 consumer information service is open 24 hours a Should you need help in the selection and purchase day , seven days a week . of new appliances , or have questions about the operation of the GE appliances you now own - or have Our staff of experts stands ready to assist you any other questions about our consumer products or services , you are only a TOLL - FREE call away . anytime Your Direct Line to General Electric Part No 468326P01 23 r _ The G I " : Answer Center 800 _ 626.2000
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YOUR GENERAL ELECTRnC REFRnGERATOR WARRANTg Save proof of original purchase date such as your sales slip or cancelled check to establish warranty period , WHAT gSCOVERED FULL ONE - YEAR WARRANTY This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeed - For one year from date of original ing owner for products purchased purchase , we will provide , free of for ordinary home use in the 48 charge , parts and service labor in mainland states , Hawaii and your home to repair or replace any Washington , D , , C . In Alaska the part of the refrigerator that fails warranty is the same except that it because of a manufacturing defect . is LIMITED because you must pay to ship the product to the service FULL FIVE - YEAR WARRANTY shop or for the service technician's For five years from date of original travel costs to your home ° purchase , we will provide , free of All warranty service will be provided charge , parts and service labor in by our Factory Service Centers or your home to repair or replace any by our authorized Customer Care ® part of the sealed refrigerating servicers during normal working system ( the compressor , conden - hours . ser , evaporator and all connecting tubing ) that fails because of a Look in the White or Yellow Pages manufacturing defect , of your telephone directory for GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY , GENERAL ELECTRIC FACTORY SERVICE , GENERAL ELECTRIC _ HOTPOINT FACTORY SERVICE or GENERAL ELECTRIC CUSTOMER CARE _ JSERVICE . WHAT NOT COVERED o Service trips to your home to • Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit breakers . . teach you how to use the product . Read your Use and Care material . o Failure of the product if it is If you then have any questions used for other than its intended about operating the product , purpose or used commerciaily . please contact your dealer or our Consumer Affairs office at the ° Damage to product caused address below , or call , toll free : by accident , fire , floods or acts The GE Answer Center TM of God . 800o62 & 2000 consumer information service WARRANTOR IS NOT RESPON - SIBLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL ° Improper installation . DAMAGES If you have an installation problem , contact your dealer or installer You are responsible for providing adequate electrical , plumbing and other connecting facilities . Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages , so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state To know what your legat rights are in your state , consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state's Attorney Generat Warrantor : General Electric Company If further help is needed concerning this warranty , contact : Manager - - Consumer Affairs , General Electric Company , Appliance Park , Louisville , KY 40225 Pub . No . 49 - 6358 - 1 l Part No . 468326P01 Rew 1 6ENERAL ELECTRIC 1 - 84
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