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Installation
Instructions
INSTALLING
THE REFRIGERATOR
REFRIGERATOR LOCATION
Do not installthe refrigerator where the temperature will
go below 60°F (16°C)because it will not run often enough
to maintain proper temperatures.
Do not installthe refrigerator where the temperature will
go above IO0°F(37°C)because it will not perform properlg.
Installit on a floor strong enough to support it fullg loaded.
CLEARANCES
Allow the following clearancesfor easeof installation,proper
air circulation and plumbing and electrical connections.
Standard Depth
Counter Depth
Models
Models
Sides
1/8" (3 mm)
1/8" (3 mm)
Top
1" (25mm)
1" (25mm)
Back
1" (25mm)
1/2" (13 mm)
REMOVE TOP CAP Ion some models}
• IMPORTANTNOTE:This refrigerator is 34-1/2" deep.
Doors and passageways leading to the installation
location must be at least 36" wide in order to leave the
doors and handles attached to the refrigerator while
transporting it into the installation location. If
passageways are lessthan 36",the refrigerator doors
and handles can easily be scratched and damaged.
The top cap and doors can be removed to allow the
refrigerator to be safely moved indoors. Start with StepA.
• If it is not necessary to remove doors, skip StepA. Leave
tape and all packaging on doors until the refrigerator is
in the final location.
• SKIDREMOVAL:
Tilt refrigerator to each side to remove
skid.
• NOTE:Usea padded hand truck to move this refrigerator.
Placethe refrigerator on the hand truck with a side
against the truck. We strongly recommend that TWO
PEOPLEmove and complete this installation.
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Locateand remove the two Phillipshead screwson the
top of the refrigerator.Removethe two screws on each
side at the rear of the top cap.
Liftoff and remove top cap.
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Removethe fresh-food door. Referto StepsI through 3
of "Reversingthe Door Swing"section.
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Removethe bottom freezerdrawer. Referto "Removing
FreezerDrawer" section.
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Hove refrigerator to the installation location.
REMOVETOPCAP{cont.} (onsomemodels}
REINSTALLDOORS, DRAWERSAND TOP CAP
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carefully lower the door onto the center hinge.Reinstall
top hinge.NOTE:Ensurethe door is properlg aligned to
the case top to avoid readjustment of the door during
top cap reinstallation.
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Placeca ) over the to ) of the refrigerator.Reinstallthe
original screws inthe top and back of the cap.
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Reinstallthe bottom freezer drawer.Referto "Replacing
the FreezerDrawer" section.
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Top Hinge B
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CONNECTING
THE REFRIGERATOR TO
THE HOUSE WATER LINE
(icemaker
and dispenser
models}
A cold water supplg is required for
automatic
icemaker
operation. Ifthere is not a cold water supplg, gou will
need to provide one.See
Installingthe Water Line
section.
NOTES:
• Beforemaking the connection to the refrigerator,be
sure the refrigerator power cord is not plugged into
the wall outlet.
• If gout refrigerator does not have awater filter,we
recommend installing one if gour water supplg has
sandor particles that could clog the screen of the
refrigerator's water valve. Install it inthe water line
near the refrigerator.If using GESmartConnecf'_
Refrigerator TubingKit,gou will need an additional
tube (WXO8XIO002)
to connectthe filter.Do not cut
plastic tube to installfilter.
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