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TROUBLESHOOTING
Try the
solutions
suggested
here first
in
order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary
service
call.
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."
Is refrigerator
defrosting?
Your refrigerator
will regularly
run
an automatic
defrost cycle. Recheck
in 30 minutes to see if it
is operating.
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."
Is the refrigerator
in
Sabbath
Mode?
See "Using the
Controls."
Has the door been open more than
10
minutes?
See
"Using the Controls."
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