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Installation
Instructions
for
Side-by-Side
Refrigerator
This
document
should
only
be
removed
by
customer
after
installation.
To avoid electric shock, which can cause death or severe personal injury, do not connect your
refrigerator to an electrical power source until you have completed
Step 3 of these instructions,
Tools Necessary:
These
installation
instructions
are provided
only as a possible
customer
option.
We recommend
that
you use a service or kitchen
contracting
professional
to install
your
refrigerator.
Prepare
The
Installation
Site
......
Your refrigerator
is designed
to be part of a built-
in kitchen cabinet
system.
Be sure to coordinate
site preparation
and installation
with
your kitchen
contractor.
Include these minimum guidelines in your site
Information
about
cabinetry
preparation:
Choose a place near a grounded
electrical
outlet,
construction
for your
new appliance
Do not use an extension cord or an adapter
plug.
is available
for contractors.
Call
Avoid direct sunlight and close proximity
to a range,
1-877-435-3287.
dishwasher
or other heat source.
Floor should
be level and able to support
a fully
loaded refrigerator.
The refrigerator's
Ice & Water Dispenser
requires
water supply access.
Room temperatures
below 55°F
Plan for easy access to counter tops when
(13°C) or above
ll0°F
(43°C)
removing
food.
will impair cooling ability
of your
For complete
access to drawers
and freezer
baskets, doors must be able to fully open.
refrigerator's
compressor.
Allow the following
clearances
for ease of installation,
proper air circulation,
and plumbing
and
electrical connections:
Sides
& Top:
3/8
inch
/
Rear:
1 inch
Transport
Unpackaged
Refrigerator
To
Site
By now, you have already removed your refrigerator's
shipping carton.
You may still need to use a hand truck to move it through
close spaces or
entrances. If the refrigerator
is larger than an entrance, consider two options:
Remove the entrance
door if one exists.
Remove the refrigerator
doors (see how in your Use & Care Guide).
When using a hand truck:
Load refrigerator
from side of cabinet only.
Do not run retaining
straps over handles.
Do not over-tighten
retaining
straps.
Never use refrigerator
handles to move the
refrigerator.
Remove tape from doors only after unit is in place,
side may damage
flooring.
Connect
Water
Supply
Shifting
the refrigerator
from side to
What
you will
need:
Access to a cold
f_/%7,
r_
_
water line with
pressure of
To avoid property
damage:
30-100
psi.
o Use copper tubing for the water supply line (plastic
Copper tubing
tubing ismore likely to leak).
with 1/4-inch
_
Ensure water supply complies with local
feet (2.1 meters).
A shut-off valve for the connection
between your household water line and
the refrigerator
supply line.
Do
not
use
Kit #53039117950,
available from your dealer,
a self-piercing
shut-off valve,
provides all materials for a water supply
A compression
nut and ferrule
(sleeve)
installation, including 25 feet of copper tubing and
for the water supply connection
at the
full instructions.
rear of your refngerator.
.....
To connect
the
water
supply
to
the
rear
of
your
refrigerator:
1
Ensure that the refrigerator
is not plugged
in.
2
Flush the supply line until water is clear by placing the end of the
copper tube in a sink or bucket and opening
the shut-off valve.
3
Remove the plastic cap from the water valve inlet at the rear of
your
refrigerator.
Discard the cap.
4
Slide the brass compression
nut, then the ferrule
(sleeve)
onto
copper tube.
5
Push the copper tube into water valve inlet as far as it will go
(1/4inch).
6
Slide the ferrule
(sleeve)
into valve and finger-tighten
the
compression
nut onto valve. Tighten
another
half turn with a
wrench.
Do not over-tighten.
7
Secure the copper tube to your refrigerator's
rear panel with a
.....
steel clamp and screw (see illustration),
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8
Coil the excess copper tubing (about
21/2turns)
behind your
refrigerator
as shown. Arrange coiled tubing to avoid vibration
or wear against other surfaces.
9
Open water supply shut-off
valve and tighten
any connections
that leak.
The ice maker's fill valve may operate
noisily if the household
water supply is shut off.
After ensuring no water leaks exist at any connection, be sure to check for leaks again in 24 hours.
See your Use & Care Guide for detailed
information
about
setting up and operating
the Ice &
....
Water Dispensing
system.
,
Place
In
Permanent
Position
If possible,
use a hand truck to position the refrigerator
directly
in front of its cabinet
enclosure.
Be careful not to move the refrigerator
beyond its water supply (copper tubing)
connections.
Plug in the power cord, and push the refrigerator
straight back into place.
Shifting the refrigerator
from side
to side may damage flooring.
If you are installing
your refrigerator
without
Do not block the toe grille on the
connecting
it to a water supply, make sure the ice
maker's power switch is turned
Off (see the Use &
lower front of your refrigerator.
Care Guide for more details).
Sufficient
air circulation
is essential
......
for proper operation.
5
Level
Refrigerator
& Adjust
Doors
(if necessary)
Guidelines
for
final
positioning
of
your refrigerator:
=
All four corners of the cabinet
must rest firmly on the floor.
The cabinet
should be level at the front and rear.
The sides should tilt 1/4-inch (6 mm) from front to back (to
ensure that
doors close and seal properly).
Doors should align with each other and be level.
____
To level
the
cabinet
using
the
front
rollers:
1
With both doors
closed,
unfasten
right and
left
side
clips
of toe grille from bottom
hinge groove
Open both doors.
2
Press firmly
on top of toe grille until top of toe grille pops
off. Pull toe grille outward
toward your body and off of lower hinges.
(See illustration
1.)
2
Close the doors and use a flat-blade
screwdriver
or 3/s
inch socket wrench to raise or lower the front rollers. (See
illustration
2.)
3
Ensure both doors are bind-free
with their seals touching
the
cabinet
on all four sides.
To level
the
doors
using
the
adjustable
lower
hinge
(Type
1
with
set screw):
1
Before leveling either door, remove set screw that
locks door height into position.
(The door
cannot be adjusted
without
set screw removed.)
2
If the refrigerator
door is lower than the freezer door, raise the refrigerator
door by turning
the adjustment
screw clockwise
using a 7/_6inch wrench.
(See illustration
3.)
3
If the freezer
door is lower than the refrigerator
door, raise the freezer
door by turning
the
adjustment
screw clockwise
using a 7/_6inch wrench.
(See illustration
3.)
4
After leveling,
verify door stop contacts
lower hinge and top of door does not contact
upper
hinge through
full movement
of door (from fully closed to fully open).
(See illustration
4.)
5
Reinstall set screw, locking the door height.
6
To replace the toe grille, open both doors.
Slide left and right sides of toe grille over lower
hinges of refrigerator.
While pushing toe grille firmly against
cabinet, fasten bottom
clips of
toe grille to cabinet.
Fasten top clips to cabinet.
Close the doors.
Fasten right and left side
clips into groove of bottom
hinge.
5
(continued)
To level
the
doors using
the
adjustable
lower
hinge
(Type
2 without
set screw)
1
If the refrigerator
door is lower than the freezer
door, raise the refrigerator
door by turning
the adjustment
screw clockwise
using a 7/_6inch wrench.
(See illustration
3.)
2
If the freezer door is lower than the refrigerator
door, raise the freezer door by turning
the
adjustment
screw clockwise
using a 7/_6inch wrench.
(See illustration
3.)
3
After
leveling, verify
door stop contacts lower hinge and top of door does not contact
upper
hinge through
full movement
of door (from fully closed to
fully open).
(See illustration
5.)
4
To replace the toe grille, open both doors.
Slide left and
....
right sides of toe grille over lower hinges of refrigerator.
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Wrench
While pushing toe grille firmly
against cabinet,
fasten
--_
'_°
bottom
clips of toe grille to cabinet.
Fasten top clips to
cabinet. Close the doors.
Fasten right and left side clips
into groove of bottom
hinge.
6
Problems?
Try
These
Suggetions
Operation
problems
are possible if any of the installation
tasks are not completed.
Here is a list
of things
to check for:
Is the refrigerator's
power cord plugged
in?
Is the refrigerator
connected
to the household water supply?
If you had to remove the refrigerator
and freezer doors, did you reattach water and power
connectors at the door hinges? (See the Use & Care Guide for detailed instructions
on
removing
and replacing
doors.)
Is the ice maker power switch turned
On?
Other possibilities to check:
Is the power to the receptacle turned
on?
Is the water filter above the fresh food compartment fully seated (see Use & Care Guide for details)?
If you still have operation
problems
after checking
these suggestions,
please see the "Solutions
To Common Problems"
section in your
Use & Care Guide.
7
What's
Next?
Congratulations.
You are ready to begin enjoying your
new refrigerator.
To become aware of important
safety instructions
and learn how to operate your
refrigerator,
please read the entire Use & Care Guide.
You may want to start with the "Normal
Operating
Sights & Sounds" section of the Guide to
learn more about what
to expect during typical
operation.
Please register your product.
You can register online at www.electroluxusa.com,
or you can
simply send in the Registration
Card.
And
thank
you
for choosing
Frigidaire,
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Installation
Checkoff
List
Doors
[]
Door seals completely
to cabinet on all
[]
House water supply connected
to
sides
refrigerator
[]
Doors are level
[]
No water leaks present at all connections
- recheck in 24 hours
[]
Ice Maker is turned
ON.
[]
Refrigerator
is level, side to side and tilted
[]
Ice & Water
Dispenser operates correctly
1/4" (6mm)
front to back
[]
Toe grille is properly attached
to
[]
Front filter must be flush with filter
refrigerator
housing (some models)
[]
Cabinet is sitting solid on all corners
Final Checks
[]
Shipping material
removed
[]
House power turned
on
[]
Fresh Food and Freezer temperatures
set
[]
Refrigerator
plugged
in
[]
Crisper Humidity
controls
set
[]
Registration
Card sent in
Not
satisfied
with
the
installation
of your
refrigerator?
L>Please contact
the
store
you
purchased
it
from.
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