Gladiator GARF19XXPK01 user manual download (Page 8 of 20)

Languages: English
Pages:20
You can view the full version and download it in PDF format.
Page 8 of 20
REFRIGERATORUSE
REFRIGERATOR
CARE
For your
convenience,
your
refrigerator
controls
are preset
at the
factory.
When
you first
install
your
refrigerator,
make
sure
that
the
controls
are still preset
to the mid-settings
as shown.
NOTE:
To turn your
refrigerator
off, turn the
refrigerator
control
to the
word
OFF or until
the word
OFF appears.
Your
product
will
not
cool
when
the refrigerator
control
is set to OFE
Mid-setting
"3"
OFF
5
N_3M_
IMPORTANT:
Give your
refrigerator
time
to cool
down
completely
before
adding
food
it is best to wait
24 hours
before
you
put food
into
the refrigerator.
if you add
food
before
the
refrigerator
has cooled
completely,
your
food
may spoil.
Adjusting
the
Refrigerator
and
Freezer
Controls
to a higher
(colder)
than
recommended
setting
will
not
cool
the
compartments
any faster.
Adjusting
Controls
The mid-settings
indicated
in the
previous
section
should
be correct
for normal
household
usage
The controls
are set correctly
when
milk
or juice
is as cold
as you
like and when
ice cream
is firm.
if the temperature
is too
warm
or too
cold
in the refrigerator
or
freezer,
first
check
the
air vents
to be sure they
are not blocked
if you
need to adjust
temperatures,
use the settings
listed
in the chart
below
as a guide.
On models
with
two
controls
adjust
the
refrigerator
temperature
first
Wait at least
24 hours
between
adjustments
and then
recheck
the temperatures.
CONDITION/REASON:
ADJUSTMENT:
REFRIGERATOR
too
warm
REFRIGERATOR
or
TEMPERATURE
Control
one
setting
higher
FREEZER
too
warm
FREEZER
or TEMPERATURE
Control
one setting
higher
REFRIGERATOR
too
cold
REFRIGERATOR
or
TEMPERATURE
Control
one
setting
lower
FREEZER
too
cold
FREEZER
or TEMPERATURE
Control
one setting
lower
Explosion
Hazard
Use
nonflammable
cleaner.
Failure to
do
so can
result
in death,
explosion,
or
fire.
Both
the
refrigerator
and freezer
sections
defrost
automatically
However,
clean
both
sections
about
once
a month
to avoid
buildup
of odors.
Wipe
up spills
immediately.
IMPORTANT:
Because
air circulates
between
both
sections,
any
odors
formed
in one section
will transfer
to the
other.
You must
thoroughly
clean
both
sections
to eliminate
odors.
To avoid
odor
transfer
and
drying
out of food,
wrap
or cover
foods
tightly.
To Clean
Your
Refrigerator:
NOTE:
Do
not use abrasive
or harsh
cleaners
such
as window
sprays,
scouring
cleansers,
flammable
fluids,
cleaning
waxes,
concentrated
detergents,
bleaches
or cleansers
containing
petroleum
products
on plastic
parts,
interior
and door
liners
or
gaskets.
Do not
use paper
towels,
scouring
pads,
or other
harsh
cleaning
tools.
1.
Unplug
refrigerator
or disconnect
power.
2.
Hand
wash,
rinse,
and dry
removable
parts
and
interior
surfaces
thoroughly.
Use a clean
sponge
or soft cloth
and a mild detergent
in warm
water.
3.
Wash
stainless
steel
and
painted
metal
exteriors
with
a clean
sponge
or soft cloth
and
a mild
detergent
in warm
water.
4.
There
is no need
for routine
condenser
cleaning
in normal
home
operating
environments,
if the
environment
is particularly
greasy
or dusty,
or there
is significant
pet
traffic
in the
home,
the
condenser
should
be cleaned
every
2 to 3 months
to ensure
maximum
efficiency.
if you need
to clean
the condenser:
Remove
the base
grille.
Use a vacuum
cleaner
with
a soft
brush
to clean
the
grille
the
open
areas
behind
the grille
and
the front
surface
area of
the
condenser.
Replace
the
base
grille
when
finished.
5.
Plug in refrigerator
or reconnect
power.
NOTE:
Not all bulbs
will fit your
refrigerator.
Be sure to replace
the
bulb
with
an appliance
bulb
of the same
size, shape,
and
wattage.
1.
Unplug
refrigerator
or disconnect
power,
2.
Remove
the
bulb from
behind
the control
panel
in the refrigerator
or from
behind
the
light
shield
in the freezer
(on some
models).
Replace
it with
an appliance
bulb
of the same
wattage.
3.
Plug in refrigerator
or reconnect
power.
8
Sample