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Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ • Use the refrigerator only for its intended purpose . To prevent possibility of hazard due to electrical shock , never plug the refrigerator into a receptacle which has not been grounded adequately and in This appliance is equipped with a three - pronged accordance with the local and national electrical grounding plug for your protection against possible codes . See the _ , waming and grounding instructiuns . electrical shock hazards . It must be plugged into a Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning or replacing a grounding receptacle . Where a standard two - prong wall light bulb . receptacle is encountered , it is the personal responsibility and obligation of the customer to have it • In case of power failure , minimize door openings . If replaced with a properly grounded three - prung wall the power thilure is of a long duration , protect the receptacle . Do not under any circumstances , cut or food by placing blocks of dry ice on top of the remove the third ( ground ) prong from the power cord . packages or check with a local frozen foods locker about temporary storage . Frozen foods which have Do not use an adapter plug . Do not use an extel _ siun thawed completely should not be refrozen and should cord . be discarded . • Any electrical service cord that becomes frayed or damaged should be immediately repaired or replaced . Never unplug your appliance by palling on the power GROUNDING PLUG cord . • Your refrigerator should not be operated in the presence of explosive fumes . • Children should not climb , hang or stand on the shelves of this refrigerator . N Impo _ ta _ . Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past . Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still dan , gerous . . , even if they will GROUNOING TYPE sit tbr " just a few days . If you are getting rid of WALL RECEPTACLE your old refrigerator , please follow the instructions below to help prevent accidents . • Take off the doors . • Leave the shelves in place Save These Instructions so that children may not easily ] ° climb inside . 1
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lnstallation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . + . . . . . . . . . . * * . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ Your new refrigerator was packed carefully for Levering shipment . Remove and discard shelf packing clips ( if used ) located just above each shelf where they hook To enhance appearance and to maintain optimal performance , the refrigerator must be level . Your onto the frame . To remove plastic clips , wiggle the clips refrigeratur has wheeLs which can be adjusted for sideways and pull straight out . leveling : Location Remove the lower hinge covers ( see fig . 1 ) . To do this , grasp each cover near the hinge and apply pres - • Allow for a free flow of air through the front base sure . The attachment tabs will snap out , allowing grille . removal of the covers . • Install the refrigerator where the room temperature • Adjust the wheels with a screwdriver ( see fig . 2 ) . will not go below 55 * F . With temperatures below 55 ° , • To lock the cabinet in place , turn down both leveling / lock the refrigerator will not run frequently enough to feet , located near the front wheels ( see fig 3 ) . maintain proper temperature in the freezer . • Replace the hinge covers . • Allow a minimum 1 / 2 " clearance on the sides , top and back for ease of installation . If the refrigerator is • If the floor is not level and it is necessary to raise the placed with the door hinge side against a wall , you rear of the cabinet , we suggest rolling the rear wheels may want to allow additional space so the door can be onto a piece of plywood or other shim material . opened wider . • Use caution when installing the unit on vinyl or hardwood floors so as not to nmrk or otherwise damage the flooring . A piece of plywood , a rug or other material should be used to protect the floor while positioning the unit . Fig . ! Energy - Saving ? 3ps • Locate the refrigerator away from heat - producing appliances such as the range or dishwasher , heat vents and direct sunlight . RAISE CABINET CORNER • Level the refrigerator and do not block ventilation around the front grille TURN CLOCKWISE TO TO LOWER CABINET • Keep the freezer full to near capacity so less cold air _ 1 _ TURN COUNTER - CLOCKWISE Fig . 2 will escape during door openings . When the freezer is less than two - thirds full , place milk cartons hall " full of water in the freezer . • Let hot dishes cool slightly before putting into the refrigerator or freezer . • Cover liquids • Wipe moisture from the outside of containers before placing them into the refrigerator . • Avoid opening the doors too often . Fig . 3 2
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Temperature Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Your refrigerator has Maytag's Dual Cool TM freshness desiLm to control fresh and frozen food temperatures . The controls are located at the top front of the fresh lbod compartment . To adjust the controls , move the slide to the left or right as needed . Initial Dual Cool TM Control Settings Warm Cabinet Surfaces • The refrigerator and freezer controls have settings At times , the front of the refrigerator cabinet may be warm to the touch . This is a normal occurrence that from 1 ( warmest ) to 9 ( coldest ) . Initially set both controls on 5 . helps prevent moisture from condensing on the cabinet . The condition will be more noticeable when you first • Let the refrigerator run at least 8 - 12 hours before start the refrigerator , during hot weather and after adding food . excessive or lengthy door openings . Dual Cool " Control Guide No Defrosting Refrigerator : Move Control to : Your refrigerator is designed to defrost automatically , Too Warm Next higher setting Too Cold Next lower setting Freezer : Move Control to : Too Warm Next higher setting Too Cold Next lower setting Tara refrigerator Off : Move the freezer control to OFF . Adjusting the Dual CooF Controls • 24 hours after adding food , you may decide that one or both compartments should be colder or warmer . If so , adjust the control ( s ) as indicated in the table above . • Except when starting the refrigerator , do not change either control more than one number at a time . • Allow 24 hours for temperatures to stabilize before resetting . • Changing either control will have some effect on the temperature of the other compartment . 3
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Interior Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ Fresh Food Compartment Tempered Glass Cantilever Shelves Elevator " Shelf ( select models ) These shelves are adjustable so the refrigerator interior The Elevator " shelf is equipped with a spill - retaining can be customized for varying food storage needs . edge and the Easy Glide slide - out feature . It can be adjusted up or down without unloading . To slide out , grasp the front of the shelf and pull forward . Push the shelf in to return to original position . To adjust the Elevator TM shelf : Pull out the knob on the crank handle . Rotate the crank clockwise to raise the shelf , and counterclockwise to lower the height of the shelf . To remove : To remove the Elevator TM shelf for occasional cleaning , completely unload the shelf and pull the shelf forward . When the shelf stops , press up on To remove a shelf : Unload . Lift up the rear of the shelf the tabs located underneath its outside edges , then slighdy , pull the shelf straight out . continue pulling forward , clear of the frame . To move a shelf to a different position : After To replace : Align the shelf to the frame and push it all removing , tilt up the front edge of the shelf . Insert the the way back . It is not necessary to press up on the tabs hooks into the desired openings and let the shelf settle for reinstallation . into place . Be sure the shelf is securely locked at the rear . In ordinary use , the Elevator " sbelf frame assembly does NOT require removal . Though unlikely , and not Spill - Catcher - Shelves ( select models ) recommended , the correct remowal procedure is as follows : Spill - Catcher " shelves have a spill retainer edge to contain spills and make cleanup easier . • Unload the shelf completely . Some Spill - Catcher TM shelves feature the Easy Glide • Slide the shelf forward about two inches and slide - out feature , To slide out , grasp the front of the manually move the two rear latches toward the shelf shelf and pull forward . Push the shelf in to return to center . original position , • While supporting the entire shelf and frame from tmderneath , lift slightly and rotate the assembly approximately 30 ° to allow the rear mechanism to clear the vertical rear side mils . • The entire assembly can then be moved forward and clear of the refrigerator compartment . • To reinstall , reverse the remowal procedure . Be sure the shelf is in a level position . When the sliding shelf is pushed to the rear . it will reposition the rear latches to their correct operating position . SLIDE OUT SHELF style may vary 4
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Interior Features ( continued ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ The Pick - Off Door Bins ( select models ) are designed The Dairy Compartment , located in the refrigerator to accommodate gallon - ph _ s sized containers . They are door , may be equipped with a Keeper or Butter Dish . adjustable and easily removed . To remove : Lift the bin up until it clears the retainers on the door liner , then pull the bin straight out . Reverse this procedure to replace the bin . The Egg Cradle ( style may vary / select models ) holds a " dozen - plus " eggs . It can be removed to carry to a work area or to be washed . Keepers ( select models ) fit in refrigerator door bins to secure bottles and other containers in place when the door is opened or closed . Keepers are adjusted by sliding side to side . The Multi - Use Rack ( select models ) provides a place for storing wine horizontally . The rack also holds canned beverages or an egg carton . Position the rack on the left - hand side of a refrigerator shelf , Note : The Multi - Use Rack cannot be positioned on an Elevator " Shelf . The Tall Bottle Retainer ( select models ) prevents tall bottles from tipping forward . It is adjusted by sliding side to side . The 12 - Pack Rack ( select models ) suspends from any of the spill - proof refrigerator shelves . It hooks over the Tilt - Out Refrigerator Door Bins ( select models ) tilt framework wires under tbe she ! £ The sloped design out to conveniently load or retrieve awkward containers allows cans to roll forward as one is removed . such as tall liter bottles or bagged items . 5
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Special Storage Areas To remove any of the styles of storage drawers described Humidity Controlled Crisper ( s ) ( select models ) below , follow these directions : Pull the drawer out until it stops . Tilt the drawer front up Crisper drawers are designed for fruit and vegetable storage . and pull out . To replace the drawer , align the drawer in the tracks , lift the drawer front and slide the drawer back Slide Humidity Controls in , Some crisper drawers are designed with adjustable humidity controls located above the drawers . Slide the A djusti - Temp TM ( bottom drawer - select control to the left for fruit storage ( lower humidity ) or to models ) the right for vegetable storage ( higher humidity ) . This drawer is designed to provide a short - term storage area for fresh meats , cheeses and luncheon meats . The tenaperature control for this drawer is located on the left side wall of the refrigerator , near the front of the drawer . The " cool " setting maintains a temperature Automatic Humidity Control within the drawer consistent with the surrounding fresh Some crispers are equipped with an Automatic Humidity food compartment . To achieve a lower temperature Control system , eliminating the need for trmnual htanidity within the drawer , side the control towards the " cold " slide controls on the drawer . A fabricqike material * setting . A lower temperature within the drawer is covers , small air vents in the shelf insert above the crispers . recommended when storing flesh meat , poultry or fish . This material controls the flow of moisture out of the crisper . If a food spill should occur on the air vent or o . . . . . , . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fabric - like material , wipe with a clean , damp cloth . I II I * Maytag Automatic Humidity Control system features a unique . Adjusti - Temp rM ( top drawer - select models ) patented material called Shape Memory Polymer ( SMP ) that when laminated to Fabric , becomes DIAPLF2 ( . D1APLEX is manufactured The temperature control for this drawer is located on the by Mi ( subishi . shelf front above the drawer . Slide the control left or DiAPLE _ right . The " cheese " setting provides a temperatUre similar to that of the sx _ rrounding fresh food compartment . The " meat " setting provides a lower temperature within the drawer which is recommended when storing fresh meat , poultry or fish . ClirnateZone TM Storage _ % _ Drawers ( select models ) ¢ ll _ ; ne " t _ ghnol _ y ClimateZonff _ storage drawers provide " _ ' _ accurate temperature control for storing meats , fruits and vegetables . The top drawer has a Meats , Citrus and Snack Center Drawer ( select models ) Produce setting . The middle drawer has a Citrus and Produce setting . CfimateZone TM drawers are equipped This drawer provides a convenient storage area for with Automatic Humidity Control . The drawers operate miscellaneous food and snack items . This drawer does electronically with a numerical temperature display for not have the adjustable temperature and humidity each selection . capabilities . 6
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Interior Features ( continued ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ClimateZone TM Storage Drawers ( continued ) ClimateZone TM Light Bulb Replacement ClimatcZone TM Technology can also be turned off by A light is located behind the upper ClimateZone TM pressing Normal on the keypad . When turned off , the compartment . The bulb part number is 61004862 ; see drawers operate as standard sealed crisper drawers your Maytag dealer for replacement or call 1 - 800 - 688 - without a temperature display . 8408 to order directly . Settings Set Temperature Temperature Display Range * Citrus 38 ° F ( 3 ° CI 37 - 39 ° F ( 3 - 4 ° C / Produce 34 ° F ( 1 ° C ) 33 - 35 ° F ( 1 - 2 ° C ) Meats 31 ° F ( - 1 ° C ) 30 - 32 ° F ( - 1 - 0 ° C ) To remove the compartment assembly for bulb * Varying factors such as environment , door openings , refrigerator replacement : Unplug the refrigerator . Unload and control settings , etc . may cause the temperature display on die drawer remove shelf located above the ClinrateZone TM drawers . to fluctuate outside the range of temperatures listed above . This is Unload and remove the drawers . Remove two 1 / 4 " hex normal . For best results , set the refrigerator and freezer controls at screws located on the left - hand side . Lift the top the midpoint ( 5 ) . compartment assembly upward ( approx . 1 inch ) and pull Changing from Fahrenheit to Celsius forward ( approx . 2 - 3 inches ) . The assembly should rest on its supports . To toggle from Fahrenheit to Celsius modes , press the Replace the bulb : Unscrew bulb and replace . Citrus and Produce buttons sinmltaneously and hold . Caution : Handle the light bulb with care to prevent Initially an " F " will appear in the display to confirm breakage . The bulb may be hot from use . the current display mode . To replace : Lift the assembly back into its original After holding the Citrus and Produce buttons for position . Align the screw holes . Make sure the approximately 3 seconds the letter in the display will assembly is pushed firmly to the left of the refrigerator toggle to a " c " . Once the letter changes , the citrus and cavity . Replace the two screws . Replace the drawers produce buttons can be released . The display mode has into the assemblies , replace the shelf above the been changed and the temperature will now be displayed assemblies , and reconnect the power to the refrigerator . in degrees Celsius . To change back to Fahrenheit mode , follow the same Removal of the ClimateZone TM procedure . Compartment Assemblies for Cleaning Unplug the refrigerator . Unload and remove shelf located above the ClimateZone TM drawers . Unload and remove the drawers . Remove two 1 / 4 " hex screws located on the lett side . Lift the top compartment assembly upward ( approx . 1 inch ) and pull forward ( approx . 2 - 3 inches ) . The assembly should rest on its supports . Disconnect the power cords to free the assembly , then pull completely out . Repeat with second compartment assembly . To replace : Lift the lower assembly back into its original position leaving enough space to reach the power cords . Reconnect the assembly power cords . Push the assembly in all the way to the original position . Align the screw holes . Make sure the assembly is pushed firmly to the left of the refrigerator cavity . Replace the two screws . Repeat with top assembly . Replace the drawers into the assemblies , replace the shelf ahove the assemblies , and reconnect the power to the refrigerator . 7
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ChillKeeper " ( select models ) To remove a freezer basket : Slide the basket out until it stops . Depress tabs located at the rear of each side of The ChillKeeper TM compartmem is located in the the basket , continue sliding forward until basket is out . refrigerator door and is designed to quick chill items and To replace , line the basket up with the support rails and to store beverages . The ChillKeeper TM shelf can be slide it into place . detached , inverted and snapped onto the uppermost tabs in the compartment if two - tier storage is not needed . StairStep " Freezer Baskets ( select models ) StairStep ' _ freezer baskets interact for easier access to contents in the lower part of the freezer . Pull the lower basket forward to gain access to its contents . Continue pulling the lower basket to open the upper basket as well . Reverse to close both baskets . Pulling the upper basket open provides access to its contents . The lower basket will also move tbrward however , it will not open . To remove the baskets : Pull forward on the upper basket until it stops . Lift up slightly and continue To open : Grasp the opening on the right side of the pulling forward . The baskets are removed together . compartment cover and swing to the left . The cover will Reverse the above procedure to replace the baskets . automatically latch when closed . The ChillKeeper " control is located on the left wall of the refrigerator . Move the slide to " Cold " to provide colder temperatures in the ChillKeeper TM . The ChillKeepe _ ' utility drawer is located at the bottom of the compartment . The lockable utility drawer provides storage for items such as batteries , film and prescription medications . The lock is located on the left side of the drawer . To unlock and open the drawer , move Drop - Down Freezer Door Baskets the pin to the " Unlock " position and slide the drawer ( select models } out . To close , slide the drawer back in and move the pin into the " Lock " position . These baskets provide convenient storage space for frozen food items that tend to shift , such as bagged Freezer Compartment vegetables . The freezer shelves ( wire or glass ) and baskets rest on support rails molded into the wall of the freezer . Select models offer freezer shelves that slide forward for easier access to items at the rear of the shell : To remove a freezer shelf : Completely unload the shelf and lit _ straight up . Tilt the shelf sideways and pull straight out . To replace , reverse this procedure . The freezer basket ( s ) ( number will vary by model ) slide out for more convenient access to the frozen foods . 8
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lce Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ Models Without an Automatic ice Maker until the supply of ice cubes raises the wire lever ann , shutting the ice maker off . The freezer compartment is equipped with ice cube trays and an ice storage bin . The bin stacks on top of the To manually stop the operation of the ice maker , move stacked ice cube trays . To release the ice cubes from a the wire lever ann into the up ( off ) position . tray , hold the tray upside down over the bin and twist Certain sounds may accompany the various cycles of the both ends . ice maker . The refrigerator is automatic ice maker ready . The • buzzing of the water valve number tbr the ice maker kit needed appears on the data • running of the water as the tray fills plate ( see front cover ) . • rattling of the ice cubes falling into an empty ice bin . Models with an Automatic Ice lfthe ice is not used frequently , the ice cubes will become Maker cloudy , shrink , stick together and taste stale . Empty the ice storage bin periodically and wash it in lukewarm Adjustable Ice Level ( select models ) water . Be sure to dry the bin before replacing it . Some ice makers are equipped with a sensor ann to adjust Dispenser Models the amount of ice in your ice storage tray for times when To check the ice level or gain access to the ice bin , lift less ice is needed . open the door on the ice bin . To adjust the amount of ice produced : Push the plastic To remove the bin , first tam off the ice maker . This is sensor ann inward and rotate to the desired capacity . done by opening the door on the ice bin and moving the Wire I . av _ ice maker wire lever up to the " oft " position . Then reach Arm under the bin front and pull down on the back edge . After it snaps free , pull the bin straight forward . To replace the ice bin , align the bottom rails to the corresponding shelf grooves and push it straight back until it stops andat latches . Make sure the tabs at the back of the bin th turn the spiral auger are positioned between the prongs from the auger motor . Turn the ice maker on by lowering the wire ann . Beverages and foods should not be placed in the ice storage bin for qtdek chilling . These items can block the wire lever arm , causing the ice maker to malfunction . After your refrigerator has been connected to the water supply , move the wire lever ann into the down position . This will start its operation . The ice maker will fill with water when the freezer reaches the proper temperature . It may be 8 to 12 hours before the ice maker furnishes any usable ice cubes . Discard all the cubes from the first two or three batches made . These initial ice cubes may be irregularly shaped , discolored , or contain impurities from the new water supply piping . When the ice cubes are ejected it is normal for several cubes to be joined together at the ends , They can easily be broken apart . The ice maker will continue to make ice 9
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lce and Water Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ Automatic Ice and Water Dispenser { se / ec , modets ) DISPENSER Ice Dispensing 7ips • Some crushed ice may be dispensed even though cubed _ " SPILL ice was . selected . This happens occasionally when a few TRAY cubes are accidentally channeled into the crusher . • Likewise , when changing from crushed ice to cubes , Dispensing Water and Ice some crushed ice may be dispensed . This may also happen if irregular - sized cubes or ice chips are in the To dispense ice or water , position a glass against the top storage bin . portion of the actuator pad and press . Hold the glass • If the ice dispenser is not used frequently , ice cubes high in the dispenser opening to avoid spills . may clump together and may need to be broken apart or discarded . To stop dispensing , release the pressure on the actuator pad and hold the container in position momentarily to If the " ' crushed " option is used frequently or catch the last pieces of ice or the last drops of water . exclusively , select " cube " option occasionally to clear The ice delivery door will remain open for a short time . the chute from any crushed ice that may have built up . When it closes , a closing sound can be heard . A slight pause may be noticed when dispensing The control key pads are located on the dispenser crashed ice . This is normal because the ice is being control panel . To select the desired function , press the channeled to the crusher . Crushed ice pieces will vary appropriate pad . When ice cubes , crushed ice or water in size and shape . are selected , a light above the selection glows . • Do not add ice to the storage bin which was not produced by your ice maker , as it may not crush and / or dispense properly . • Avoid operating the ice dispenser continuously for more than five minutes . Remove large quantifies from the bin by hand . • Avoid dispensing ice directly into fine china or Water from the dispenser is not as cold as ice water . For delicate crystal . The pressure of pressing against the colder water , simply add ice before dispensing the actuator pad and the ice dropping into the container water . The first glass or two of water dispensed each can cause cracking or chipping of delicate items . time may be warmer than subsequent glasses . A full glass of water will be cooler than a partial glass . To prevent splashing , fill the glass with ice befbre adding water . 10
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Ice and Water Service ( continued ) . . Spill Tray Water Filter ( select models ) DO NOT pour water into the Spill Tray grille at the The water filter mounts in the upper fresh - food compa _ ent , on the underside of the Dual Cool " control bottom of the dispenser area . This is a spill area , NOT housing . a drain . Normal , snaall spills will evaporate . Larger spills should be wiped up with a soft cloth or sponge . Your refrigerator was delivered from the factory with a The grille slides out for clean up . It is recommended to filter bypass in place . The filter cartridge can be found clean the spill area occasionally to prevent mineral packaged inside of the refrigerator . It can be easily deposits . installed without using any additional parts , screws or l _ asteners . Dispenser Light When the actuator pad is pressed , the dispenser light automatically illuminates . To manually turn the light on , press the _ pad . To turn the light off , press the pad again . Dispenser Lock To interrupt power to the water and ice dispenser so it cannot be used , press the _ pad 3 times within 10 seconds . W An indicator light above the lock pad is ilhtminated when the dispenser is locked . Press the pad 3 times within 10 seconds again to unlock the ice and water service . Water Filter Change Reminder Light ( select models ) For some refrigerator models featuring water I _ . W _ l filters , the Water Filter Change Reminder function monitors the life of the filter and 101 provides a reminder when it is time fur the filter to be changed . When the system detects either 12 months of usage , or the filtering of 416 gallons of water ( whichever comes first ) , the CHANGE FILTER indicator light will illuminate . This indicates that the water filter should be changed ( see page 12 ) and the light reset . To reset the CHANGE FILTER light : Press and hold the LIGHT and LOCK pads until the CHANGE FILTER light blinks ( approx . 3 seconds ) . The cunla'ol is now reset for 12 months or another 416 _ alluns . 11
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Initial Filter Cartridge Installation 1 . Twist the cap of the filter bypass 1 / 4 turn counter - clockwise ( as viewed from the bottom ) so the ears on the plug can disengage . Remove the filter bypass from the filter head apparatus . 2 . Carefully remove the filter from its packaging . 3 . Apply the month sticker to the cartridge as a reminder to replace the filter when recommended . 4 , Remove the red cap from the filter . 5 . Lubricate the O - ring with food - grade vegetable oil . 6 . Line up the cartridge ears so it can be inserted into the falter head . The unlocked symbol will line up with the indicator line that is molded into the light shield Periods of Non - Use area . Rotate the cartridge into the head . Twist the cartridge 1 / 4 turn clockwise to lock it into place . You If the refrigerator has been out of use for more than 2 weeks ( ie : placed in storage or has been moved ) , the wil ! feel a stop and the locked symbol should now be filter should be replaced when the refrigerator is put lined up with the indicator line . back into service . 7 . Dispense water through the dispenser for 10 minutes . 8 . Carefully check for leaks . Special Notices It is essential that operation , maintenance and filter replacement requirements be carried out as scheduled . This product is for cold - water use only . Replacing the Filter Cartridge Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe , or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection 1 . Twist the filter cartridge 1 / 4 turn coanterclockwise before or afrer the system . Systems certified for cyst ( as viewed from the bottom ) so that ears on the reduction may be used on disinfected water that may cartridge are able to disengage from the head . The contain filterable cysts . unlocked symbol will be lined up with the indicator line that is molded into the light shield area . Twist For your own knowledge and safety , it is recommended gently until the cartridge is free from the head , but that your water quality be periodically tested . DO NOT pull . Avoid tipping the cartridge to prevent The contaminants or other substances removed or spillage . Dispose of the used cartridge . reduced by this water treatment system are not 2 , Carefully remove the replacement filter from its necessarily in your water . The feed water connection packaging . ( Read the label carefully to be sure you must conform to applicable plumbing codes . have the correct replacement filter cartridge ) . 3 . Follow steps 3 through 8 under Initial Filter Cartridge Installation . 12
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Ice and Water Service ( continued ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Replacement Filter Cartridges For replacement filter cartridges or for service , contact The PtwiClean " water filter is mannfactured tbr Maytag your local dealer or Maytag Appliances Sales Company , Appliances by : Maytag Customer Assistance , U . S . : 1 - 800 - 688 - 9900 , Canada : 1 - 800 - 688 - 2002 Cuno Incorporated 400 Research Parkway Replacement Filter Model Number for Models with Meriden , CT 06450 Water Filter Change Reminder Only : UKF7002AXX - Taste , odor , chlorine , cysts and lead Rated Flow : . 5 gpm ( 1.9 L ) Min . Op . Tamp : 33 ° F ( . 6 " C ) Replacement Filter Model Number for Models without 100 ° F ( 38 ° C ) Max . Op . Tamp : Water Filter Change Reminder : Min . Op . Press : 30 psi ( 207 KPa ) UKF7001AXX - Taste , odor , chlorine , cysts and lead Max . Op . Press : 125psi ( 862 KPa ) U KF600 IAXX - Taste , odor , chlorine and lead UKF5001AXX - Taste , odor and chlorine The filters listed below have been tested and certified to NSF International ander ANSUNSF Standards 42 and 53 for the reduction of impurities as indicated : Models Without Water Models With Water Filter Filter Change Reminder Change Reminder UKFT00IAXX UKF600IAXX UKFS00IAXX UKF7002AXX Taste / Odor Yes Yes Yes Yes Chlorine Class 1 Std . 42 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Turbidity Std . 53 Particulate Std . 42 Yes ( Clas _ I ) Yes ( ClassI1 No Yes ( Class I ) Yes NO NO Yes Cyst Std . 53 Lead Std . 53 Yes Yes No Yes Capacity 250 gal . ( 946 L ) 250 gal . ( 946 L ) 500 gal . ( 1893 L ) 416 gal . ( 1574 L ) Function Chemical / Chemical / Chemical Chemical / Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical See accompanying Product Data Sheets for further information on filters . Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No Clean TM Commercial - Duty Condenser A clean condenser means more efficient refrigerator operation . Thanks to the unique design of the No Cleaning Under the Refrigerator Clean TM condenser , there's no longer a need for routine condenser cleaning in normal home usage surroundings . Your refrigerator can be rolled out for cleaning the floor Some operating environments may be particularly dusty underneath . Raise the leveling feet if engaged ( see page or greasy . In these situations , the condenser can be 2 ) . Pull the refrigerator straight out from the wall . periodically cleaned to ensure maximum efficiency . 13
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Refrigerator Cleaning Chart Soap and water Base grille Mild liquid sprays Vacuum cleaner attachment ee0eeeo * aeoeoooeeeel , emtolooleo * l le ± ooeeeeeiaaoe _ . eoeoeeee * o _ o Condenser Cleaning brush ( Part No . 20001017 ) . Available from your dealer omelo * e * * e * * oeooeome * o * * eolgeej4 = ee * e , * eJ * eeleo = ee * e * * e * * ool _ oJe * e * e * eeo = eeeoe * * * eee _ laee * _ * * oel = ot * m Door handles Soap and water Mild liquid sprays , eeoeeee * * e * olooeeeeeoemeo , e , oe4 e * ee * * ' eloloee Je * eeeeolele _ e _ e * , eeeleeleoeeeeooQeoee , e * eoeeeoeeeom Painted metal Soap and water Dry with a clean , soft cloth . surfaces : Cabinet , Mild liquid sprays Do not wipe the refrigerator with a soiled dishwashing cloth or doors wet towel . These may leave residue that can scratch and weaken the paint . Do not use scouting pads , powdered cleansers , bleach or cleaners containing bleach . These products can scratch and erode the paint finish . Do not wax plastic or vinyl parts . * ea * oloeoee * oeooemolee * ooeetQeol e . * eoo _ * ltee * o * o * _ eo _ eeoe joe Stainless steel doors Light cleaning : mild Use a soft cloth or sponge . ( certain models ) detergent and water or a Always wipe with the grain of the stainless steel . solution of white vinegar Do not use chlorine bleach or any cleaning product that comains chlorine bleach . and water After cleaning , rinse and dry . To restore luster and remove Moderate soil : Bun Ami * streaks , follow with Stainless Steel Magic Spray * ( Part No . Discolorations : Cameo 20000008 ) . Stainless Steel Cleaner * . Baking soda and water Door gasket Use 1 - 2 tablespoons baking , soda per quart of water . Be sore to Soap and water wring out excess water from sponge or cloth when cleaning around controls , lights or electrical parts . oe0 * e * ee _ eoaomtooeeoeoeoloo . ee j4 * eoe _ le , e * * * eeoo _ o6 . * * * e _ lool = eoee * _ e _ eeeee * = e , e * * _ eQeee _ e * _ e _ e * eeeeeo . e _ * _ ee * _ eQ _ e _ ee , e _ ee _ e _ Glass shelves Soap and water Allow the glass to warm up to room temperature before Glass cleaner immersing in warm water . Never ttse hot water . Mild liquid sprays aJo * o * eeeoeelJeeeeo * eoeoeoeeeeoe Interior and Soap and water See above for baking soda solution . door liner Baking soda and water DO NOT use abrasive cleaners , concentrated detergents , bleaches , cleaning waxes , solvents or polish cleaners to clean the refrigerator interior . o = o . . e . * * * o * o . oe . * ae * . * oteoo . . , i DO NOT wash in an automatic dishwasher . Drawers , drawer cavity , Soap and water bins , egg cradle , etc . oeeoQeeeeeoeoeee eeogeeeeoeeoe e _ e * e _ toe _ ee * * * o _ e = loee * * ee _ ee Automatic humidity Water only Wipe with a clean , damp cloth . control mesh / vent area oooDemeoeo * oeDemee * * e * * ooemmo * ae ClimateZone TM Tech - Soap and water . Remove drawers from compartments . Rin _ thoroughly and di'y . To disinfect : . Chlorine nology storage drawers bleach and water solution according to bleach label instructions * t * e * ot oeeeleeeo * * eeomoDeee * * e * l _ e _ eee _ , e _ oe . ee * e _ eeee _ ee * . . , _ ClimateZone TM Tech - Water o = dy Wipe with a clean damp cloth . DO NOT use abrasive cleaners , nology compartment concentrated detergents , bleaches , cleaning waxes , solvents or assemblies polish cleaners to clean the compartment assemblies . * Brand names ure the trademarks of the respective manufacturer 14
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Food Storage Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ Fresh Food Storage • The fresh - food compartment of a refrigenttor shotdd the original carton and refrigerate immediately alter be kept between 34 ° F and 40 ° F with an optimum pnrchasing and after each use . temperature of 37 ° F . To check the temperature , place an appliance thermometer in a glass of water Frozen Food Storage and place in the center of the refrigeratol = Check after 24 bou _ . If tile temperature is abcwe 40 ° F , • The freezer comp _ u'tment ofa refiigerator should be adjust the controls as explained on page 3 . kept at approximately 0 ° F . To check the temperature , place an appliance thermometer • Temperatures measured elsewhere in the between the frozen packages and check al _ er 24 refrigerator may vary from crisper readout hours . If the temperature is ahove 0 ° E adjust the temperatures ( select models ) due to location of control as described on page 3 . crisper thermostat . • A freezer operates more efficiently when it is at least • Avoid ( wercrowding the refrigerator shelves . This two - thirds fidl . reduces tile circnlation of air around the fix ) d and results in uneven ccoling . Packaging Foods for Freezing Fruit and Vegetables * To minimize delLvdration and quality deterioration , use aluminum foil , freezer wTap , freezer bags or • Store in tlm crisper drawe _ to help preserve the fruit airtight containers . Force as mudl air out of the and vegetable qmdity for longer time periods . packages as possible and be sure thev , are tightly • Sort fnaits and vegetables ] _ fore storage and use sealod . Trapped air can canse the fi ) od to dry out , braised or soft itmns first . Discard those showing change cohn " anti develop an offflavor ( freezer signs of deca ) _ burn ) . • Always wrap odorous i _ ) & s sllch as onions and * Overwrap fresh nmats and poultry with suitable cabbage so the odor does not transfer to other fi × _ ds . freezer _ wap prior to freezing . • \ \ qaile vegetables need a cm - tain tunomlt of nmisture • Do not refreeze meat that has completely to remain fresh , too nluch trmistore cazl slmrten thawed . storage times ( especially lettuce ) . Drain vegetables well belbre storing . Loading the Freezer Meat and Cheese • Avoid adchng too much warm food to the freezer at one time . This overloads the freezer , slows the rate of • Raw meat and poultry should be wrapped securely freezing and can raise the teml _ rature of frazen so leakage and contanfinatkm of other lbcxls or fi ) ods . surfaces does not OCcur . • Leave space betwexen the packages so coht air can • Occasiomdly nmld will develop on the sud'ace of circnlate freely , allowing Ibod to freeze as qlfickly as hard cheeses ( Swiss , Cheddar . Parnaesan ) . Cut off at possible . least an inch aronnd and helow the moldy area . Keep your krfife or instnl ] nent out of file humiditself . The • Avoid storing hard - to - freeze l : otxJs such as ice cream remailaing cheese will be sa ! b and flavorful to eat . Do and orange juice on tbe freezer door shelves . These NOT try to save indivkhl _ cheese slices , soft cheese , lbods are best stored in tlle freezer interior where cottage cheese , cream , sour cream or yo _ lrt when the temperature varies less with door openings . mold appears . Dairy Food • Most dairy , foods snch _ usmilk , yogud , sour cream and cottage cheese have freshness dates on their era'tons for appropriate length of storage . Store these foods in 15
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Food Storage Chart ( Storage times are approximate and may vary depending on type of packaging , storage temperature , and the quality of the food when purchased . ) Butter I month 6 - 9 months Wrap tightly or cover . Milk & cream 1 week Not recommended Check carton date . Clo _ lightly . Don't return unused portiom _ to original container . Don't freeze cream unless whipped . 1 - 2 weeks Cream cheese , cheese spread Not recommended Wrap tightly . & cheese food Cottage cheese Not recommended 3 - 5 days Store in original carton . Check carton date . Sour cream 10 days I - 2 months 4 - 6 months Hard cheese ( Swiss , Cheddar Wrap tightly . Cut off any mold . & Parm _ an ) May become crumbly 3 weeks Not recommended Eggs in the shell , Refrigerate , small ends down . Leftover yolks or whites 9 - 12 months 2 - 4 days For each cup of yolks to be frozen , add 1 tsp . sugar for use in sweet dishes , or Itsp . salt for non - sweet dishes . I month Apples 8 months ( cooked ) May also more unripe or hard apples at 60 - 70 ° E Bananas 2 - 4 days 6 months ( whole / peeled ) Ripen at room temperature before refrigerating . Bananas & avocados darken when refrigerated . Not recommended Pears , plums , avocados 3 - 4 days 2 - 3 days 6 months Berries , cherries , apricots Grapes 3 - 5 days 1 month ( whole ) Citrus fruits 1 - 2 weeks Not recommended May also more at 60 - 70 ° E If refrigerated , store tmcovered . 6 - 12 months Pineapples , cut 2 - 3 days Will not ripen after purchase . Use quickly . 8 - 10 months Asparagus 1 - 2 days Don't wash before refrigerating . Store in crisper . 8 - 10 months Bn , ssels sprouts , broccoli , 3 - 5 days Wrap odorous foods . Leaxv peas in pods . Store m crisper . cauliflower , green peas , lima beans , peppers 1 - 2 weeks 10 - 12 months Cabbage , celery Wrap odorous foods & refrigerate in cri . qaer . 8 - 10 months Carrots , parsnips , beets & 7 - 10 days Remove toFa . Wrap odorous fuods & refrigerate ha the e ( Lgpet . turoips Lettuce Not recornnaended 5 - 7 days Store in crisper . Chicken and turkey , whole 12 months 1 - 2 days Keep in original packaging for refrigeration . When freezing 9 months Chicken and turkey , pieces 1 - 2 days longer than 2 weeks , overwrap vAth freezer wrap . Fish 1 - 2 days 2 - 6 months Bacon 1 month 7 days Fre _ l meats should be kept in original packag - mg for refflgenttion . Beef or lamb , ground 3 - 4 months Place in the Meat and Cheese Drawer . When freezing longer than 1 - 2 days Beef or lamb . roast & steak 6 - 9 months 2 weeks , ovetwrap with freezer wrap . 3 - 5 days Ham , fully ¢ cokod , whole 7 days 1 - 2 months half 1 - 2months 5 days slices 1 - 2months 3 days Unopened , vacumn - pecked luncheon meat may be kept up to 2 weeks in the Meat and Chee _ Drawer . Llmchenn ment 1 - 2 months 3 - 5 days Pork , roast 4 - 6 months 3 - 5 days Pork , chops 3 - 5 days 4 months Salzsage , ground 1 - 2 months 1 - 2 days Sausage , smoked 1 - 2 months 7 days Veal 4 - 6 months 3 - 5 days Processed meats should be tightly wrapped and stored in the Meat and Cbee _ Drawer . Frankfurters 1 month 7 days oooIt _ o _ mo _ oo _ OI0 _ QoDI _ Do _ IeooQ _ m _ o _ o _ oOIt _ BI _ oQ _ mmo _ ooIImooooooo _ oD _ oooooQooImo _ om Sources : United Slates Department of Agncuhure ; Food Marketing Institute ; Cooperative Extension Service , h _ ca Slate Untversi _ " 16
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Storage and Maintenance of Refrigerator . , , . , , , _ Vacations If you will be gone for a month or less , leave the controls at the usual settings . During longer absences : e ) clean and dry the refrigerator thoroughly . a ) remove all food . f ) leave the doors open to prevent odors . b ) shut off the ice maker ( if installed ) and the valve where you tapped into the water line to supply the Moving refrigerator . When moving , follow steps a - f tmder Vacations . In c ) disconnect the refrigerator from the electrical outlet . addition , remove and carefidly pack any items that are d ) remove the filter cartridge ( select models ) and easily removable . Ship the refrigerator in an upright install the filter bypass ( see pages 12 - 13 ) , dispose of position with the doors taped shut and shelves secured . the used cartridge . A new cartridge can be installed when the refrigerator is put back into service . Replacing a Light Bulb Always use a standard 40 - or 60 - watt appliance bulb when replacing a fresh food or freezer compartment bulb . Refrigerator Freezer There are two light bulbs located at the top of the The freezer light is located on the back wall of the refrigerator compartment , on the underside of the Dual freezer compartment . CooF ' control housing . To replace : To replace a light bulb ( s ) , remove the control cover • unhook the tabs on the top of the light shield by from the control housing : pressing in with the thumb on the center top of the • grasp the control cover at the two rear " finger tabs . " light shield . These are located at the upper rear of the fresh food • pivot the shield down . compartment , behind the light shields . • unscrew the bulb when cool and replace it with a • pull down slightly to clear the retainer tabs and slide standard 40 - watt appliance bulb . the cover tbrward until it is free . • replace the bulb cover by pivoting it back into place • replace the bulb ( s ) with a 60 - watr , standard base and snapping the tabs into the appropriate slots . appliance bulb ( s ) . • Afier replacing the bulb ( s ) , align the control cover on Dispenser Light ( dispenser models only ) to the ribs on the control housing and slide it straight back until it snaps onto the retainer tabs . To replace : • Locate the light btdb in the dispenser area to the left of the actuator . • Unscrew the used bulb and remove . • Replace the bulb , using a 120V , 7 - watt bulb . 17
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Before You Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • the teroperature control turnod to " Off " • the power cord IlO _ plugged in Won't run • no power at the electrical outlet • the circuit breaker tfipped or the house fuse blown • refrigerator is in automatic defrost • modem retiigerators are larger and run colder , which requires more running time to provide more stable temperatures • prolonged door openings Runs too long / too • the base grille blocked frequently • too many door openings • the door not sealing ( due to a package or a container holding door open ) • wann room teelperatur _ • the cabinet not level • a weak floor _ e _ o _ o _ t _ e _ t _ * _ t _ to _ o _ * t _ t _ * * _ * t _ t _ t _ * _ t * _ * _ * * * * * _ e _ m • _ ior prod acing foods should be covered or wrappod Odor in cabinet • the interior needs cleaning * * * * * eoole . * e * o * oe . . . . * t * e * o . ooe . aoo * eollol _ l * Warm air from cabinet bottom • normal air flow for condenser circulation I * _ lleaoee * * * * * o _ llool * o * lm _ oDoeoeo • ologgeoo * * • the cabinet not level Cabinet vibrates • a weak floor o * ooQoDooeo * * * o _ llooeoo * eeolloeo * * * * lloloooe * * • can occur doring hot , humid weather with frequent or prolonged door openings Moisture on inside cabinet walls • d _ r not closed pmporly • food not wrapped properly Excessive moisture in or around crisper • hot , humid weather No temperature readout in the • the normal setting has been chosen • the drawer has not been opened for four weeks ClimateZon € " Technology ( select . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • for best results , refrigerator and freezer controls should be set at the mid ( 5 ) levels ClimateZone TM temperature readout is • Alter drawer openings , the addition of a new load or changing settings , the readout not within targef range may vary . The temperatore will recover in a short period of time . • . . . . . . . • . . . . o . . . . . . . . . . . • the refrigerator or frcezer control set too warm Refrigerator or freezer compartment • prolonged door ogenings too warm Refrigerator compartment too cold • the refrigerator control set too cold Sizzling sound in freezer • a normal sound caused by defrost water dripph _ g on defrost mechanism Visible glow in the freezer vents • the appearance of a red glow or reflection is normal during the defrost cycle • products with high sugar content may not harden completely when frozen ( ice cream , Freezer not freezing properly concentrated juice , etc . I • adjust freezer control to a colder setting Water Filter Change Reminder light • This is nonnui . The control will count down 12 months or 416 gallons whether the ( select models ) comes on when the filter filter or the fiher bypass is in place . Reset the light ( see pg . l 1 ) bypass is in place • cold air moving over the ice cubes causes shrinkage , especially with limited usage . Ice cubes evaporate This is normal the stop ann in OFF ( up ) position Automatic ice maker not operating the water supply turned off • the water pr _ . qsure too low • the freezer too warra oelg _ Jo * Q _ el _ l _ ee * l _ Qletee _ * _ l _ olo _ * j _ B _ lol Front cabinet surface warm to the touch • special design to limit condensation during periods of high humidity • _ ce jam in the dispen _ r Ice dispenser not operating • ice maker not operating • lock switch on ( see page 11 ) • water supply tamed off Water dispenser not operating : water pre _ . sure too low lock switch on ( see pg . I 1 ) 18
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Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ To Receive Warranty Service To locate ml authorized service company in your area , contact the May _ ag dealer from whom your appliance was purchased ; or call Maytag Appiumc , cs Sales Company , Maytag C1Lstoher A , _ lstance at the nu nber sted below . Should you not receive satisfactory wa _ anty service , please call or write : Maytag Appliances Sales Company Attn : CAIR * Center P . O . Box 2370 Clc _ , ' eland , TN 373211 _ 370 U . S . 1 - 800 - 688 - 9900 CANADA 1 - 800 - 688 - 2002 U . S . customers using TTY for dea _ hearing impaired or speech impaired , call 1 - 800 - 688 - 2080 . NOTE : When writing about an tmsolved _ rvice problem , please include the lbllowing information : ( a ) Your name , address and telephone number : ( b ) Model nmnber , serial number , and revision number ( tbtmd on the top front interior of the refrigerator compartment ) : ( c ) Name aald address of your dealer and the date the appliance was beught ; ( d ) A clear description of the problem you are having ; ( el Proof of purchase ( sal _ _ eceipt ) . What Is Not Covered By These _ ' arranties : 4 . Products purchased for commercial or industrial use . 1 . Conditions and damages resulting from any of the following : a . Improper installation , delivery or maintenance . 5 . The cost of service or service call to : a . Correct installation errors . b . Any repair , modification , alteration or adjustment not authorized by the manui'actuter or an authorized servicer . b . Instruct the u _ r on proper use of the product . € . Misuse , abe _ , accidents or unreasonable o , se , € . Transport the appliance to the servicer . d . Incorrect electric current , voltage or supply . 6 . Cortsequential or ineident . , d damages sustained by any e . Improper setting of any control . person as a result of any breach of these warranties . 2 . Warranties are void if the original serial numbers have been removed , Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of altered , or cannot be readily determined . consequential or incidental damages , _ ) the above 3 . Light bulbs . exclusion may not apply . r S _ . . U . er s Gu des , _ rv ce nanuals and parts catalogs are available from Maytag Appliances Sales Company , Maytag CtLstomer Assistance _ ' IAY'I'AG • 403 W . 4th Street N . • EO . Box 39 • Newton , Iowa 50208 _ _ b / Ip : / / wwr , alattaB , t # m 19
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