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Careand cleaning of the refrigerator.
.
eetpeintcem
Cleaning the Outside
The dispenser drip area,
((m
some
Inodels)
S
"
"
" /
"
l
S
3.
tile deposits
by adding
undiluted
vinegar
to
the
well.
Soak
until
the
deposits
disappear
or
becoille
loose
enough
to
IJnse
awavk
The dispenser
cradle
(on
some
models).
Before
cleaning,
lock
the
dispenser
bx
pressing
and
holding
the
LO_K CONTROL
pad
t0r
3 seconds.
Clean
with warn1
water
and baking
soda
solution--al)out
a
tablespoon
(15,111)
at
baking
soda
to a
quart
(l
1) of wamn
Rinse
thoroughly
and
wipe
(h T.
The doorhandles and trim.
Clean
with
a
cloth
dampened
Mth
soapy
wate,:
Dry
with
a soft cloth.
Keep
the outside clean.
Wipe
with
a clean
cloth
lightly
dampened
with
kitchen
appliance
wax or mild
liquid
dish
dew,gent.
D,_' and
polish
with
a clean,
sott
cloth.
Do not wipe the refn)erator
with a soiled dish
cloth or wet towel. These
may
leave a residue
that can erode the painL Do not use scouring
pads, powdered cleaners, bleach or cleaners
containing bleach because these products can
scratch and weaken the paint finish.
Cleaning the Inside
Tohelp prevent odors,
leave
an
open
box
(ff
baking
soda
in
tile
refiigerator
and
fl'eezer
CoII,
l)a
i't,ilents.
Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning.
If this
is not
i)ractical,
w,ing
excess
moisture
out
of sponge
or
cloth
when
cleaning
m'olmd
switches,
lights
or
controls.
Use
warm
water
and
baking
soda
solution--
about
a tablesl)oon
(l 5,1,1) of baking
soda
to a quart
(1 1) at
wate,:
This
both
cleans
and
neutralizes
oclo,_.
Pdnse
and
wipe
dry:
After
cleaning
tile
door
gaskets,
apply a
thin
layer
of petroleum
jelly
to tile
door
gaskets
at the
hinge
side.
This
helps
kee I)
tile gaskets
fl'om
sticking
and
bending
out
at shape.
Drain opening in freezer compartment
Dining
yearly
cleaning,
remove
bottom
ti'eezer
pan
and
flush
a solution
of baking
soda--1
teaspoon
(5,111)
and
2 cups
(500
,/11) of hot
(not
boiling)
wam,_through
the
drain
line
with
the
hel I) at a meat
baste,:
This
will hel I) eliminate
odor
and
reduce
the
likelihood
of a clogged
drain
line.
If drain
becomes
clogged,
use
a meat
baster
and
baking
soda
solution
to force
the
clog
through
the
drain
line.
Avoid cleaningcold glass shelves with hot water
becausethe extremetemperature difference
may
cause them to break.Handleglass shelvescarefully
Bumping temperedglass cancause it to shatter
Do not wash any plastic refngerator parts in the
dishwasher
Behind
the Refrigerator
Be ca ,'eft fl when
,i, ovi,lg
the
i'eflJgei'atoi"
awa} fl'(m,
the
wall.
M1
types
of floor
coxefings
can
be
damaged,
particularl)
cushioned
coxefings
and
those
with
embossed
S/,I'til
ces.
Pull
tile
reflJgerator
straight
out
and
return
it to position
by
pushing
it straight
in.
Moving
the
refligerator
in a side
direction
may
result
in damage
to tile
floor
coveting
or
refligerato,:
'
Whenpushing the refrigerator back, make sure
you
clan'troll
over
the power cord or
leemaker
supply line (on some models).
Preparing for Vacation
For
hmg
\_cafions
or
absences,
remove
toed
and
tml)lug
tile
refligerato,:
Clean
tile
interior
with
a baking
soda
solution
of
one
tablespoon
(l 5,111)
_ff
baking
soda
to
one
quart
(l
1) of
_,_lte,:
I,eave
tile
(loo,_
open.
Set
tile
icemaker
power
switch
to
the
O
(off]
position
and
shut
off
tile
water
SUl)l)ly
to
tile
refligeratm:
Preparing to Move
Secm'e
all loose
items
such
as ,grille, shehes
and
(h'awe,_
1)_,tal)ing,
them
seem'ely
in place
to prex ent
damage.
Be sure the refrigerator stays
in
an upn)ht position during moving.
Replacing the Light Bulbs
NOTE."
Turning
the refrigerator
to the
0
(off) setting
via the controls
does not shut
off
electrical
power
to the refrigerator.
O
ILrnl)lug
tile
refrigerator.
0
Replace
with
an
appliance
bulb
of tile
same
or
lower
wattaoe
O
Remoxe
tile
shelf just
below
tile
light
shield.
0
Reinstall
tile
shelf
and
plug
tile
refrigerator
back
in.
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