Ikea ID5HHEXVQ01 user manual download

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TROUBLESHOOTING
Try the
solutions
suggested
here first
in
order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary
service
call.
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The refrigerator
will not operate
Electrical
Shock
Hazard
Plug into
a
grounded
3 prong
outlet.
Do
not
remove
ground prong.
Do
not
use
an
adapter.
Do
not use an extension
cord.
Failure
to follow
these
instructions
can
result
in death,
fire, or electrical
shock.
Power
cord unplugged?
Plug
into
a grounded
3 prong outlet.
Is outlet working?
Plug
in
a lamp to see
if
the outlet is
working.
Household
fuse
blown or circuit breaker
tripped?
Replace
the fuse or reset the circuit
breaker. If the problem
continues,
call an electrician.
Are controls on?
Make sure the refrigerator
controls
are on.
See "Using the Controls."
New installation?
Allow 24 hours following
installation
for the
refrigerator
to cool completely.
NOTE:
Adjusting
the temperature
controls
to coldest setting will
not cool either compartment
more quickly.
The motor seems to run too much
Your new refrigerator
may run longer than your old one due to
its
high-efficiency
compressor
and fans. The unit may run even
longer if the room is warm, a large food load is added,
doors are
opened
often, or if the doors
have been left open.
The refrigerator is noisy
Refrigerator
noise has been reduced
over the years. Due to this
reduction,
you may hear intermittent
noises from your new
refrigerator
that you did not notice from your old model.
Below are
listed some normal sounds with an explanation.
Buzzing
-
heard when the water valve opens to fill the
ice
maker
Pulsating
- fans/compressor
adjusting
to optimize
performance
Rattling
- flow of refrigerant,
water line, or from
items placed
on top of the refrigerator
Sizzling/Gurgling
- water dripping
on the heater during
defrost cycle
Popping
- contraction/expansion
of
inside
walls, especially
during initial cool-down
Water running
- may be heard when water melts
during the
defrost cycle
and runs into the drain pan
Creaking/Cracking
- occurs as ice is being ejected from the
ice maker mold
The doors will not close completely
Door blocked open?
Move food packages
away from door.
Bin or shelf
in the way?
Push bin or shelf back in the correct
position.
The doors
are difficult
to open
Explosion
Hazard
Use
nonflammable
cleaner.
Failure
to do
so can
result
in
death,
explosion,
or fire.
Are
the gaskets
dirty
or
sticky?
Clean gaskets
with mild soap
and warm water.
The lights do not work
Is a light bulb loose in the socket or burned
out?
See
"Changing
the Light Bulbs."
Sample