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Service.
Before you call for service,
review
the detailed
troubleshooting
tips in the Owner's
manual,
If needed,
service
can be scheduled
by visiting
us online
GEAppliances, com
or calling
800,GECARES
800,432,2737,
In Canada
visit
GEAppliances, ca
or call
800,561,3344,
Truth
or
Myth?
The automatic
ice maker
in my
refrigerator
will
produce
ice when
the
refrigerator
is plugged
in to a power
receptacle.
Iwill
never
see frost
inside
the freezer
compartment.
Answer
MYTH
MYTH
Refrigerator
door
handles
can
be
TRUE
easily
tightened.
After
starting
the
ice maker
throw
TRUE
To avoid
issues
with
odor
and taste
the
first
batch
of ice should
be discarded
away
24 hours
of ice production.
Door removal
is always
required
for
MYTH
Doors
should
only
be removed
when
necessary
to prevent
damage
from
passage
installation,
way
or access
to final
location.
If doors
are removed
please
review
Reversing
the
Door Swing
section
for re-hang
procedure.
There
is an adjustment
to rear
wheels.
MYTH
Front
leveling
legs are adjustable
and
should
be used to balance
the
refrigerator.
Leveling
legs are used to make
initial
fresh
food
door
adjustment.
There
should
be approximately
o 1A"fall
from
the front
to
back
to ensure
that
the doors
always
close.
Any All-Purpose
cleaner
can
be used to
MYTH
clean
my refrigerator.
Gaskets
will
last
longer
with
regular
cleaning
and
maintenance.
TRUE
Explanation
The refrigerator
must
be connected
to water,
and the
ice maker
must
be turned
on.
Make
sure the
ice maker
is turned
on, only
after the
water
line
is connected
and
water
is turned
on. The ice maker
can be turned
off
by switching
it to the
OFF
position.
The freezer
must
be 15 degrees
or colder
before
the
icemaker
will
produce
ice.
Please allow
at least
24 hours
for the
refrigerator
to pull
down
and
the
unit's
temperature
to stabilize,
Frost
inside
the freezer
typically
indicates
that
the
door
is not
properly
sealed,
or has been left open,
If frost
is found,
clear the
frost
using
a plastic
spatula
and
towel,
then
check
to ensure
that
no food
packages
or containers
are preventing
the
freezer
door
from
closing,
To help reduce
to the
potential
for frost
please
make
sure
there
is proper
clearance
to the
air supply
and vents
in the freezer
to
improve
circulation,
Always
cover
food
before
loading
into
the refrigerator,
moisture
from
open
containers
can add
to the
frost
load,
If door
handles
are loose
or have
a gap, the
handle
can be adjusted
with
set
screws
located
on the
ends of the
handles,
Doors
may
be shipped
with
protective
TRUE
film
that
has to
be removed
before
use,
Have more
questions?
For more
information
on your
refrigerator
or other
GE appliances
please
visit
www.geappliances.corn/videos
All-purpose
cleaners
are not recommended
for use on the refrigerator.
Do not
use wax,
polish,
ammonia,
bleach,
or other
products
containing
chlorine
on for any surfaces.
Clean
with
a cloth
dampened
with
soapy
water.
Dry with
a
soft
cloth.
The stainless
steel
doors
can be cleaned
with
a commercially
available
stainless
steel
cleaner.
Cleaners
with
oxalic
acid
such
as Bar Keepers
Friend
Soft Cleanser
TM
will remove
rust,
tarnish
and
small
blemishes.
Use only
a liquid
cleanser
free
of grit
and
rub in the
direction
of the brush
lines with
a damp
soft
sponge.
Do not
use appliance
wax
or polish
on the
stainless
steel.
Clean
gaskets
with
warm
soapy
water.
Make sure
all folds
are clean
and
dry after
cleaning.
Make sure flanges
are clear
of any grit
or grime.
After
cleaning
the
door
gaskets,
apply
paraffin
wax
or petroleum
jelly
to the door
gaskets
and
hinges
at the
hinge
side. This helps
keep the gaskets
from
sticking
and
bending
out of
shape.
Smooth
finished
doors
(Stainless,
Slate, Gloss
Black end
Gloss White,
or Silver
Metallic)
will
have
o clear
plastic
film
on the
door that
must
be removed
after
install.
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