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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.
There
is
no
audible
door open
alarm
Has the door been open less thanlO minutes?
The door open
alarm will only flash when the door has been open for 10 minutes.
The audible alarm will sound the first time the door is left open for
more than 10 minutes. Subsequent
door open alarms will only
flash. You must reset the audible alarm each time. See "Using the
Control(s)."
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 Holiday Mode?
See "Using the
Controls."
Has the door
been
open more than
10
minutes?
See "Using
the Controls."
%mperature
and
Mo
sture
Temperature
is
too warm
New installation?
Allow 24 hours following
installation
for the
refrigerator
to cool completely.
Door(s)
opened
often
or left open?
Allows warm air to enter
refrigerator.
Minimize door openings
and keep doors fully
closed.
Large load of food
added?
Allow several hours for
refrigerator
to return to normal temperature.
Controls
set correctly
for
the surrounding
conditions?
Adjust the controls
a setting
colder. Check temperature
in
24 hours. See "Using the Controls."
Refrigerator
not cooling?
For models with digital controls,
turn the refrigerator
OFF and then ON to reset. If this does not
correct the problem,
call for service.
Air
vents
blocked?
Remove any item from
in front of the air
vents.
There is
interior
moisture buildup
NOTE:
Some moisture
buildup
is normal.
Humid room?
Contributes
to moisture
buildup.
Door(s) opened often or left open?
Allows
humid air to enter
refrigerator.
Minimize door openings
and keep doors fully
closed.
There
is
moisture
between
the refrigerator
doors
Energy Saver on? Turnthe
Energy Saver feature OFF,
if
moisture
is collecting
between the refrigerator
doors. See
"Using Controls."
)ce and
Water
The
ice
maker
is
not
producing
ice
or not
enough
ice
Refrigerator
connected
to a water supply and the supply
shutoff valve turned
on?
Connect
refrigerator
to
water
supply
and turn water shutoff
valve fully open.
Kink
in the
water
source
line?
A kink in the line can reduce
water flow. Straighten
the water source
line.
Ice maker
turned
on? Make sure wire shutoff
arm or switch
(depending
on model) is in the ON position.
New
installation?
Wait 24 hours after ice maker installation
for ice production
to begin. Wait 72 hours for full ice
production.
Large
amount
of ice recently removed?
Allow 24 hours for
ice maker to produce
more ice.
Ice cube jammed
in the ice maker
ejector
arm?
Remove
ice from the ejector arm with a plastic utensil.
Reverse
osmosis water filtration
system
connected
to
your cold
water
supply?
This can decrease
water pressure.
See "Water
Supply Requirements"
in either the Installation
Instruction
booklet
or the Use & Care Guide.
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