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Is the water line shut-off
valve to the refrigerator
turned on?
Turn on the water valve. See the "Connecting
the
Refrigerator
to a Water Source"
section.
Is an
ice
cube
jammed
in
the
ejector
arm?
Remove the ice from the ejector arm with a plastic
utensil. Refer to the "Ice Maker Operation"
section.
Does the ice maker mold have
water
in it or has no
ice
been
produced?
Check to see if your refrigerator
has been connected
to
your home water supply
and the supply
shut-off
valve
is turned
on. Refer to the "Connecting
the Refrigerator
to a Water Source"
section.
NOTE:
If not due to any of the above, there may be a
problem with the water line. Call for service.
The ice maker
is producing
too little ice
Has the ice
maker
just
been installed?
Wait 72 hours for full ice production
to begin. Once
your refrigerator
is cooled down, the ice maker should
begin producing
70-120 cubes
every 24 hours.
Has a large amount
of
ice just
been
removed?
Allow
24 hours for ice maker to produce
more ice.
Is
the
control
set
correctly?
Refer to the "Setting
the Controls"
section.
Is the water
shut-off
valve turned
completely
on?
Turn valve on fully. Refer to the "Connecting
the
Refrigerator
to a Water Source" section.
Is there a water
filter
installed on the refrigerator?
This
filter
may
be
clogged
or installed incorrectly,
First, check the filter installation
instructions
to ensure
that the filter was installed correctly
and is not clogged.
If installation
or clogging
is not a problem,
call a
qualified
person or a technician.
Off-taste
or odor in the ice
Are the plumbing connections
new, causing
discolored
or off-flavored
ice?
Discard the first few batches of ice.
Have
the
ice
cubes been
stored
for too long?
Throw old ice away and make a new supply.
Has
food
in the refrigerator
been wrapped
properly?
Refer to the "Food Storage Guide" section.
Do
the freezer
and ice
bin need
to be
cleaned?
See the "Cleaning
Your Refrigerator"
section.
Does the water contain
minerals (such as
sulfur)?
A filter may need to be installed to remove the minerals.
The divider
between
the
two
compartments
is
warm
The warmth
is probably
due to normal operation
of the
automatic
exterior moisture
control.
Temperature
is too warm
Are the air vents blocked
in
either
compartment?
This
prevents
the movement
of cold air
from
the
freezer to the refrigerator.
Remove any objects from in front of the air vents. Refer
to "Ensuring
Proper Air Circulation"
for the location
of
air vents.
Are the door(s) opened often?
Be aware that the refrigerator
will warm when this
occurs.
In order to keep the refrigerator
cool, try to get
everything
you need out of the refrigerator
at once,
keep food organized
so it is easy to find, and close the
door as soon as the food is removed.
Has a large amount
of
food just
been added to the
refrigerator
or freezer?
Adding
a large amount of food warms the refrigerator. It
can take several hours for the refrigerator
to return to
the normal temperature.
Is the control
set correctly
for
the
surrounding
conditions?
Refer to the "Setting
the Controls"
section.
There
is interior moisture
build-up
Are the air vents blocked
in
the refrigerator?
Remove any objects from in front of the air vents. Refer
to "Ensuring
Proper Air Circulation"
for the location
of
air vents.
Is the door opened
often?
To avoid humidity
build-up,
try to get everything
you
need out of the refrigerator
at once, keep food
organized
so it is easy to find, and close the door as
soon as the food is removed.
(When the door is
opened,
humidity
from the room air enters the
refrigerator.
The more often the door is opened, the
faster humidity
builds up, especially when the room
itself is very humid.)
Is the room humid?
It is normal for moisture to build up inside the
refrigerator
when the room air is humid.
Is
the
food
packaged
correctly?
Check
that all food is securely wrapped.
If necessary,
repackage
food according
to the guidelines
in the
"Food Storage Guide" section.
Wipe off damp food
containers
before placing in the refrigerator.
Is the control
set correctly
for
the
surrounding
conditions?
Refer to the "Setting
the Control"
section.
Was a self-defrost
cycle
completed?
It is normal for droplets
to form on the back wall after
the refrigerator
self-defrosts.
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