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Therefrigerator
seems
to maketoomuchnoise
The sounds may be normal
for
your refrigerator.
See
the
"Normal
Sounds"
section.
The
ice maker
is not
producing
ice or not enough
ice
Has the ice maker just been installed? Wait 72
hours for full
ice
production
to
begin. Once
your
refrigerator
is
cooled,
the
ice maker should produce
70 to 120 cubes
every 24 hours.
Is the ice
maker
wire
shutoff
arm
in the
OFF (wire shutoff
arm up)
position
(on some
models)?
Lower wire shutoff
arm
to the ON (wire shutoff
arm down)
position.
See the "Ice
Maker and Storage
Bin/Bucket"
section.
Is the water
line shutoff
valve
to the refrigerator
not
turned
on? Turn on the water valve. See the "Water Supply
Connection"
section.
Is an ice cube jammed
in the ice maker ejector
arm?
Remove the ice
from
the
ejector
arm with a plastic
utensil.
See
the
"Ice
Maker
and Storage
Bin/Bucket"
section.
Does the ice maker
mold have water
in it or has no ice
been produced?
Make
sure
your
refrigerator
has been
connected
to
a water supply
and
the
supply
shutoff
valve is
turned on.
See
the
"Water
Supply Connection"
section.
Has a large amount
of ice just been removed? Allow
24
hours for
ice
maker
to
produce
more
ice.
Are the controls
set correctly?
See
the
"Setting
or Using
the
Controls"
section.
NOTE:
If not due to any of the above, there may be a problem
with the water line. Call for service.
Off-taste, odor or gray color 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 too long?
Throw
old ice
away and make a new supply.
Does the
freezer
and ice bin or bucket
need to be
cleaned?
See
the
"Cleaning"
or
"Ice
Maker
and Storage
Bin/
Bucket"
section.
Has food in the freezer or refrigerator
been wrapped
properly?
Use airtight,
moisture-proof
packaging
to help
prevent
odor transfer
to stored food.
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.
If still concerned,
call for
service.
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.
See the "Ensuring
Proper Air Circulation"
section for the
location
of air vents.
Are the door(s) opened
often?
The refrigerator
will warm
when this occurs.
Keep the refrigerator
cool by getting
all
items out at one time, keeping
food organized,
and closing
the door as soon as possible.
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.
Are the
controls
set correctly
for the surrounding
conditions?
See the "Setting
or Using the Controls"
section.
There is interior moisture buildup
Are the air vents blocked
in the refrigerator?
Remove any
objects
from in front of the air vents. See the "Ensuring
Proper Air Circulation"
section
for the location of air vents.
Are the
door(s)
opened
often?
Avoid
humidity
buildup
by
getting
all items out at one time, keeping
food organized,
and
closing
the door as soon as possible.
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.
Wipe off damp food
containers
before
placing
in the refrigerator.
Are the
controls
set correctly
for the surrounding
conditions?
See the "Setting
or Using the Controls"
section.
Was a self-defrost
cycle
completed?
It is normal for
droplets
to form after the refrigerator
self-defrosts.
The doors
will not close
completely
Z
Are
food
packages
blocking the door open?
Rearrange
containers
so
that they
fit more
tightly
and
take
up
less
space.
Is the
ice bin or ice bucket
out of position?
Push the ice
bin in all the way. If the ice bin does not go in all the way, it
may not be put in straight.
Pull it out and try again. See the
"Ice Maker and Storage
Bin/Bucket"
section.
Are the
pans, shelves,
bins, or baskets
out
of position?
Put the crisper
cover and all pans, shelves, bins, and baskets
back into their correct positions.
See the "Crisper
and Crisper
Covers"
section for more information.
Are the gaskets
sticking?
Clean gaskets
according
to the
directions
in the "Cleaning"
section.
Does the refrigerator
wobble
or seem unstable?
Level the
refrigerator.
See
the
"Door
Closing"
or
"Leveling
Refrigerator"
section,
depending
on your
model.
Were the doors removed
during product
installation
and
not properly
replaced?
Remove
and replace
the
doors
according
to the
"Door
Removal"
section
on
some models,
or
call a
qualified
service
technician.
The doors
are difficult
to open
Are the gaskets
dirty or sticky?
Clean gaskets according
to
the
directions
in the
"Cleaning"
section.
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