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Care And Cleaning
Preparing for Vacation
unplug the refrigerator. Move the temperature control
dial to the
position, and clean the interior with a
baking soda solution of one tablespoon (15 ml) of baking
soda to one quart (1 liter) of water. Leave the doors
model. Shut off the water supply to the refrigerator.
qualified servicer drain the water supply system (on
some models) to prevent serious property damage due
to flooding.
Preparing to Move
Secure all loose items such as grille, shelves and
drawers by taping them securely in place to prevent
To prevent the doors from opening while moving, secure
them to the case with tape. Be sure the refrigerator stays
in an upright position during moving.
Light Bulb Replacement
Before replacing a burned-out light
bulb, the refrigerator should be unplugged in order to
avoid contact with a live wire filament. (A burned-out
light bulb may break when being replaced.) Turning the
control to the
position does not remove power to
the light circuit.
instructions specific to your model.
recommended for wet/damp environments. The
bulbs should be 5 Watts with a medium base.
bulb, use only incandescent bulbs for household
appliances with a maximum wattage of 40 with a
medium base.
Moving the Refrigerator
Be careful when moving the refrigerator away from
the wall. All types of floor coverings can be damaged,
particularly cushioned coverings and those with
embossed surfaces.
Turn the leveling legs at each front corner of the
refrigerator counterclockwise until the rollers support
the refrigerator. Pull the refrigerator straight out and
return it to position by pushing it straight in. Moving the
refrigerator in a side direction may result in damage to
the floor covering or refrigerator.
When pushing the refrigerator back, make sure you don’t
roll over the power cord or ice maker supply line (on
some models).
After rolling the refrigerator back into place, turn the legs
clockwise until the legs again bear the weight of the
Cleaning the Inside
To help prevent odors,
leave an open box of baking
Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning.
sponge or cloth when cleaning around switches, lights or
tablespoon (15 ml) of baking soda to a quart (1 liter) of
wipe dry.
After cleaning the door gaskets, apply a thin layer of
petroleum jelly to the door gaskets at the hinge side.
This helps keep the gaskets from sticking and bending
out of shape.
with warm water when they are cold. Glass shelves and
covers may break if exposed to sudden temperature
changes or impact such as bumping or dropping.
Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small
pieces if it breaks.