All about the Use & Care of your Refrigerator TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Important Safety Information.......................2 Controls and Settings................................15 Features.....................................................4 Storage Features.......................................16 Installation.................................................5 Normal Operating Sounds..........................18 Door Removal.............................................
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION WARNING Please read all instructions before using this refrigerator. For your Safety • DO NOT store or use gasoline, or other flammable liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. Read product labels for warnings regarding flammability and other hazards. • DO NOT operate the refrigerator in the presence of explosive fumes. • Avoid contact with any moving parts of automatic ice maker. • Remove all staples from the carton.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION Child Safety Destroy or recycle the carton, plastic bags, and any exterior wrapping material immediately after the refrigerator is unpacked. Children should never use these items to play. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads, plastic sheets or stretch wrap may become airtight chambers, and can quickly cause suffocation. Proper Disposal of your Refrigerator or Freezer Risk of child entrapment Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past.
FEATURES Features may vary according to model Ice Maker (some models) Freezer Control Ice Bucket Fixed Door Bins (some models) Freezer Shelf Refrigerator Control Full Shelf Deli Drawer Crisper Cover Fixed Door Bins Crisper Drawers IMPORTANT Cleaning your Refrigerator Remove tape and glue residue from surfaces before turning the refrigerator on. Rub a small amount of liquid dish soap over the adhesive with your fingers. Rinse with warm water and dry with a soft cloth.
INSTALLATION This Use & Care Guide provides general operating Guidelines for final positioning of instructions for your model. Use the refrigerator only your refrigerator: as instructed in this Use & Care Guide. Before start• All 4 corners of the cabinet must rest ing the refrigerator, follow these important first steps. firmly on the floor. Location • • Choose a place that is near a grounded electrical outlet. Do Not use an extension cord or an adapter plug.
DOOR REMOVAL Tools Necessary: Socket Wrench Set or Adjustable Wrench Phillips™ Head Top Hinge Screw MSX16 Quadrex or 5/16" (8mm) Fixed Wrench Center Hinge Pan Head Quadrex MSX12 Door Removal/Reversal A CAUTION Be sure the doors are set aside in a secure position where they cannot fall and cause personal injury. B NOTE The direction in which your refrigerator doors open (door swing) can be reversed, from left to right or right to left, by moving the door hinges from one side to the other.
DOOR REMOVAL 7. Remove the 3 center hinge screws using a Phillips screwdriver and set the center hinge aside (see Figure 2). 12. Install the bottom hinge pin in the left hand hole of the left hand lower hinge (see Figure 5). 13. Install the door stopper and screw it on top of the hinge pin (see Figure 5). Hinge Pin Screws Center Hinge Hinge Hole Plug Figure 2 8. Remove the 3 pan head screws at the center of the cabinet (Figure 3) and install them on the opposite side of the cabinet. Figure 3 9.
DOOR REMOVAL 4. Reverse the door handle (see DOOR HANDLE INSTALLATION section if applicable). 5. Flip the refrigerator door over and remove the screw from the door closer using a Phillips screwdriver and set it aside (see Figure 7A). 6. Pry out the hinge bearing from the door with a straight screwdriver (see Figure 7B). 7. Install the bottom hinge bearing on the opposite side of the door (see Figure 7C). 8. Flip the door closer over and install on the opposite side of the door (see Figure 7C).
DOOR HANDLE INSTALLATION (SOME MODELS) To attach the metal refrigerator handle (Stainless steel, Black Stainless steel, Stainless Steel EZCare): To attach the metal freezer handle (Stainless steel, Black Stainless steel, Stainless Steel EZCare): 1. Place the rounded part of handle onto shoulder screw on the face of the door and align the 2 holes in top of handle with the 2 holes in top of the door. Do not tighten the set screw yet. 1.
DOOR HANDLE INSTALLATION (SOME MODELS) CAUTION Do not use an electric screwdriver to attach the handles; overtightening handles may crack them. Use a handheld screwdriver only. To attach the plastic refrigerator handle (Smooth white/black): To attach the plastic freezer handle (Smooth white/black): 1. With the door open, place the end of the handle on the dove tail mounting screw and pull it down to secure it in place. 1.
DOOR HANDLE INSTALLATION (SOME MODELS) To reverse the door handles: 3. Reverse the freezer and refrigerator handles as shown. CAUTION Be sure the doors are set aside in a secure position where they cannot fall and cause personal injury. The handles may be easier to reverse while the doors are off. 1. Remove the name plate on the freezer door. 4. Install the button plugs and the name plate on the opposite side of door. Nameplate Nameplate 2. Remove the button plugs in the refrigerator door.
WATER SUPPLY CONNECTION Ice Maker Models Only NOTE Automatic ice makers are optional accessories that may be installed in most models at any time. Visit www.frigidaire.com/Filters--Accessories/Refrigerator-Accessories for information about Ice Maker Kit 117000. Before Installing The Water Supply Line, You Will Need: • Basic Tools: adjustable wrench, flat-blade screwdriver, and Phillips screwdriver • Access to a household cold water line with water pressure between 30 and 100 psi.
WATER SUPPLY CONNECTION To Connect Water Supply Line To the Ice Maker Inlet Valve 1. Disconnect refrigerator from electric power source. 2. Place end of water supply line into sink or bucket. Turn ON water supply and flush supply line until water is clear. Turn OFF water supply at shutoff valve. 3. Remove plastic cap from water valve inlet and discard cap. 4. If you use copper tubing, slide brass compression nut, and then ferrule (sleeve) onto water supply line.
ICE MAKER NOTE Automatic ice makers are optional accessories that may be installed in most models at any time. Visit www.frigidaire.com/Filters--Accessories/Refrigerator-Accessories for information about Ice Maker Kit 117000. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker, it will produce minimal ice during the first 24 hours of operation. Air in new plumbing lines may cause the ice maker to cycle 2 or 3 times before making a full tray of ice.
CONTROLS AND SETTINGS Cool Down Period To ensure safe food storage, allow the refrigerator to operate with the doors closed for at least 8 hours before loading it with food. Refrigerator & Freezer Controls NOTE When first turning the refrigerator on, adjust the control to Recommended. After 24 hours, adjust the controls as needed.
STORAGE FEATURES Door Storage Shelf Adjustment Door bins, shelves, and racks are provided for convenient storage of jars, bottles, and cans. Frequently used items can be quickly selected. The shelves are easy to adjust to suit individual needs. Before adjusting the shelves, remove all food. To adjust shelves, lift the back of the shelf The dairy compartment, which is warmer than the general food storage section, is intended for and pull forward. short term storage of cheese, spreads, or butter.
STORAGE FEATURES Crisper Humidity Control (some models) The crisper humidity control, present on the crisper drawers of some models, allows you to adjust the humidity within the crisper. This can extend the life of fresh vegetables that keep best in high humidity. Half Width Deli Drawer (some models) Some models are equipped with a sliding Deli Drawer for storage of luncheon meats, spreads, cheeses, and other deli items. Please be sure to support the glass when removing the drawer.
NORMAL OPERATING SOUNDS Understanding the sounds you may hear Your new, high-efficiency refrigerator may introduce unfamiliar sounds. These sounds normally indicate your refrigerator is operating correctly. Some surfaces on floors, walls, and kitchen cabinets may make these sounds more noticeable. NOTE Rigid foam insulation is very energy efficient but is not a sound insulator.
FILTER REPLACEMENT (OPTIONAL FEATURE--SELECT MODELS) PureAir Ultra IITM Air Filter Keep your refrigerator fresh with our PureAir Ultra IITM air filter’s active carbon technology that absorbs and captures undesirable odors more effectively than baking soda. To ensure optimal filtering of refrigerator odors, change the filter every 6 months. The air filter is located in the top center of the fresh food compartment.
CARE AND CLEANING Protecting your investment Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains appearance and prevents odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean the freezer and refrigerator compartments at least twice a year. When cleaning, take the following precautions: • Never use CHLORIDE or cleaners with bleach to clean stainless steel. • Do not wash any removable parts in a dishwasher. • Always unplug the electrical power cord from the wall outlet before cleaning.
CARE AND CLEANING Part Care and Cleaning Tips What To Use Tips and Precautions Interior & Door Liners • Soap and water • Baking soda and water Use 2 tbsp of baking soda in 1 qt of warm water. Be sure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before cleaning around controls, light bulb or any electrical part. Door Gaskets • Soap and water Wipe gaskets with a clean soft cloth. Drawers & Bins • Soap and water Use a soft cloth to clean drawer runners and tracks.
TROUBLESHOOTING 1-800-374-4432 (United States) 1-800-265-8352 (Canada) Visit our web site at www.frigidaire.com. Common Occurrences Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. This list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. Refrigerator does not run. • Ensure the plug is tightly pushed into an electrical outlet. • Check/replace the fuse with a 15-amp time-delay fuse. Reset the circuit breaker.
WARRANTY Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions. Exclusions This warranty does not cover the following: 1.