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Vacations
If You Choose
to Leave the
Refrigerator
On While
You're
Away:
1.
Use up any perishables
and freeze other
items.
2.
If your refrigerator
has an automatic
ice maker:
Raise wire shutoff
arm to OFF (up) position
or move the
switch
to the OFF (right) setting.
Shut off water supply
to the ice maker.
3.
Empty the ice bin.
If You Choose
to Turn the Refrigerator
Off Before
You
Leave:
1.
Remove
all food from the refrigerator.
2.
If your refrigerator
has an automatic
ice maker:
Turn off the water supply
to the ice maker at least one day
ahead of time.
When the last load of ice drops, raise the wire shutoff
arm
to the OFF (up) position
or move the switch
to the OFF
(right) setting.
3.
Depending
on the model,
turn the Temperature
Control
or
Refrigerator
Control
to OFR See "Using the Control."
4.
Clean refrigerator,
wipe it, and dry well.
5.
Tape rubber
or wood
blocks
to the tops of both doors to prop
them open far enough for air to get in. This stops
odor and
mold from building
up.
Moving
When you are moving your refrigerator
to a new home, follow
these steps
to prepare it for the move.
1. If your refrigerator
has an automatic
ice maker:
Turn off the water supply
to the ice maker at least one day
ahead of time.
Disconnect
the water line from the back of the
refrigerator.
When the last load of ice drops,
raise the wire shutoff
arm
to the OFF (up) position
or move the switch
to the OFF
(right) setting.
2. Remove
all food from the refrigerator
and pack all frozen
food in dry ice.
3. Empty the ice bin.
4. Depending
on the model,
turn the Temperature
Control
or
Refrigerator
Control to OFE See "Using the Control."
5. Unplug
refrigerator.
6. Empty water from the defrost
pan.
7. Clean, wipe, and dry thoroughly.
8. Take out all removable
parts, wrap them well, and tape them
together
so they don't
shift and rattle during the move.
9. Depending
on the model,
raise the front of the refrigerator
so
it rolls more easily OR screw in the leveling
legs so they don't
scrape the floor. See "Adjust
the Doors."
10. Tape the doors closed
and tape the power cord to the back
of the refrigerator.
When you get to your new home, put everything
back and refer to
the "Installation
Instructions"
section for preparation
instructions.
Also, if your refrigerator
has an automatic
ice maker, remember
to
reconnect
the water supply
to the refrigerator.
TROUBLESHOOTING
Try the solutions suggested here first
in
order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call.
Your
refrigerator
will not operate
Electrical
Shock
Hazard
Plug into
a
grounded
3 prong
outlet.
Do not
remove
ground prong.
Do
not
use an adapter.
Do
not
use an extension
cord.
Failure
to follow
these
instructions
can result
in
death,
fire, or electrical
shock.
Is the power supply cord unplugged?
Plug
into
a grounded
3 prong outlet.
Has a household
fuse
blown, or has a circuit breaker
tripped?
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit
breaker. If the
problem
continues,
call an electrician.
Is the Temperature
Control turned to the OFF position?
See "Using the Control(s)."
Is the refrigerator
defrosting?
Recheck
to see whether
the
refrigerator
is operating
in 30 minutes.
Your refrigerator
will
regularly
run an automatic
defrost
cycle.
The lights do not work
Is a light bulb loose in the socket
or burned
out?
See
"Changing
the Light Bulbs."
There
is
water
in
the defrost drain pan
Is the refrigerator
defrosting?
The water will evaporate.
It is
normal for water to drip into the defrost
pan.
Is it more
humid
than
normal?
Expect that the water in the
defrost
pan will take longer to evaporate.
This is normal when
it is hot or humid.
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