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TO
RS265L**
RS267L**
RS269L**
Write the model and serial number here:
Model #
Serial #
Find these numbers on a label of the
refrigerator's cabinet on the left hand-side wall.
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INSTALLAT
CONTENTS
SAFETY_RNII"VGSIGNS...............................................................
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OPERA77NG
INSTRUCTIONS
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SETTINGUPTHE REFRIGERATOR
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4
MAJORFEATURES.....................................................................................
4
CONTROL PANEL........................................................................................
5
DIGITAL PANEL...........................................................................................
6
TEMPERATURECONTROL.......................................................................
7
ICEand COLDWATERDISPENSER.........................................................
7
SHELVESand BINS.....................................................................................
8
FOOD STORAGEGUIDE ...........................................................................
9
CoolSelectZoneTM DrawerGUIDE.............................................................
11
REMOVINGTHE FREEZERACCESSORIES..........................................
13
REMOVINGTHE REFRIGERATORACCESSORIES..............................
13
CLEANINGTHE ACCESSORIES.............................................................
14
CHANGINGTHE INTERIORLIGHT.........................................................
15
WATERFILTER..........................................................................................
16
DOORS.......................................................................................................
16
INSTALLATION
L'VSTR
UCTIONS................................................
17
INSTALLATIONOFTHE REFRIGERATOR.............................................
17
REMOVINGTHE REFRIGERATORDOORS...........................................
18
REATTACHING
THE REFRIGERATORDOORS......................................
21
LEVELINGTHE REFRIGERATOR
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24
ADJUSTINGTHE CLEARANCEBETWEENTHE DOORS....................
25
CHECKINGTHE WATERDISPENSERLINE...........................................
26
INSTALLATIONOFTHE WATER DISPENSERLINE...............................
27
TROUBLESHOOTING...............................................................................
29
CONSlg_IER
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SbPPORT
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WARRANTY...............................................................................................
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In the U.S.for questions about features,
operation/performance, parts, accesories or service, call:
1-800-726-7864
(1-800-SAMSUNG)
www.samsung.oom
DA99-O1278A
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WARNING
,, Beforeoperatingthe appliance,pleasereadand retainthis manualthoroughlybr your reference.
,, Becausethesefollowingoperatinginstructionscovervariousmodels,thecharacteristicsof yourrefrigerator
may differslightlyfrom thosedescribedin this manual.
,,The applianceis not intendedfor usebychildrenor infirmpersonswithoutadultsupervision.
,,Childrenshouldbe supervisedto ensurethat theydo not playwith theappliance.
CAUTION/WARNINGSUSED
WARNING
CAUTION
OTHERSIGNS USED
Indicates that a danger of
death or serious injury exists.
indicates that a risk of
personal injury or material
damage exists.
Q
Represents something you must NOTdo.
(_
Represents something you must NOT
disassemble.
®
i Represents something you must NOT touch.
O
i Represents
something
you must follow.
Indicates that you must disconnect
power plug from the socket.
Represents that a ground
vent electric shock.
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is needed
the
to pre-
It is recommended that this should be handled by a service center.
To prevent injury to users or other persons, please follow the safety warning signs. After reading
these owner's manual, please keep it in a safe place for reference.
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Do not storevolatileor flammable substancesin the
refrigerator.
• The storageof benzene,thinner,alcohol,ether,LP gas and
othersuch productsmay causeexplosions.
WARNING SIGNS
Do not plug severalappliancesintothe same multiple
receptacle.
• This could causeoverheatingandthe risk of fire.
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Make sure that the powerplug is not squashedor damaged by the back of the refrigerator.
• A damagedpowerplug may causeoverheatingand fire.
Pull the power plug out of the socket before changing the refrigerator's interior light.
• Otherwise, there is a risk of electric shock.
Do not directly spray water insideor outside the refrigerator/ freezer.
• There is a risk of electricshock.
if you wish to dispose of the refrigerator,throw it away
by first removing the doors and seals.
• Do so in a way that it is not possible for a child to remain
trapped inside.
Do not use aerosols near the refrigerator.
• There is a risk of explosionor fire.
Do not bend the powercord excessively or placeheavy
articles on it.
• This constitutesa fire hazard.Ifthe powercord is damaged, haveit replacedimmediatelybythe manufacturer
or its serviceagent.
Do not insertthe power plugwith wet hands.
• Youmay receivean electricshock.
Do not put a container filled with water on the refrigerator.
• Ifspilled,thereis a risk of fire or electricshock.
Do not installthe refrigerator in a damp placeor a
placewhere it may come in contact with water.
• Deterioratedinsulationof the electricalparts may cause
electricshock or fire.
Do
notrun
disassemble
or repairathe
by yourself.
• You
the risk of causing
fire,refrigerator
malfunctions
and/or
personal injury.
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The refrigerator must be grounded.
• Youmust ground the refrigerator to prevent any power
leakages or electric shocks caused by current leakage
from the refrigerator.
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Never use gas pipes, telephone lines or other potential lightning rods as ground.
• Improperuse of the groundplug can resultina risk of
electricshock. If it is necessaryto use an extensioncord,
use only a 3-wireextensioncordthat has a 3-bladeground
plug and a 3-slot receptaclethat will acceptthe plug on the
appliance.The markedratingof the extensioncordshould
be AC 115V~120V,10A,or more.If a groundingadapteris
used,make surethe receptaclebox is fully grounded.
CAUTION SIGNS
Do not overfill the refrigerator with food.
• When you open the door, an item may fall out and cause
personal injury or material damage.
Do not put bottles or glass containers in the freezer.
• When the contents freeze, the glass may break and
cause personal injury.
if the wall socket is loose, do not insert the power
plug.
• There is a risk of electricshock or fire.
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Do not disconnect the powercord by pulling on it.
• Damageto the cord may causea short-circuit,fire
and/orelectricshock.
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• Ifthe powercord is damaged,it mustbe replacedby
the manufacturer,a certifiedserviceagentor qualified
servicepersonnel.
Do not storearticles on the top of the appliance.
• When you open or closethe door,the articlesmay fall
and causepersonalinjury and/ormaterialdamage.
Do not storepharmaceutical products, scientific
materials and temperature-sensitive products in
the refrigerator.
• Productsthat requirestricttemperaturecontrols must
not be storedinthe refrigerator.
Do not let children hang on the door becausea
serious injurymay occur.
• Ifthe refrigeratoris disconnectedfrom the power
supply,you shouldwaitforat leastfive minutes
beforepluggingit back in.
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If you sense pharmaceutical smellsor smoke, pull
out the power plug immediately and contact your
SAMSUNGElectronics servicecenter.
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,, Ifthe powercord is damaged,it must be replaced
bythe manufacturer,a certifiedserviceagentor a
qualifiedservicepersonnel.
Never put fingers or other objects intothe
dispenser hole and ice chute, it may cause personal injuryor material damage
Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away
your old refrigerator or freezer
• Take off the doors
• Leavethe shelves inplaces so that children may
not easilyclimb inside.
• The applianceis not intendedfor use by youngchildren or infirmpersonswithoutsupervision.
Youngchildrenshouldbe supervisedto ensurethat
they do not playwiththe appliance.
• The appliancemustbe positionedsothat the plug is
accessibleafter installation.
Do not touch the insidewalls of the freezer or
products storedin the freezer with wet hands.
• Itmay causefrostbite.
DANGER
if the refrigerator is not to be used for a long
periodof time, pullout the power plug.
• Deteriorationinthe insulationmay causefire.
• Do not placethe equipmentdirectlyunderthe sunlight,etc.
Do not insert your hands into the bottom area
under the appliance.
• Any sharp edgesmay causepersonalinjury.
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Do not use a wet or damp cloth when cleaning the
plug. Removeany foreign matter or dust from the
powerplug pins.
• Otherwisethere is a riskof causinga fire.
,, Ifyou havea long vacationplanned,emptythe
refrigeratorandturn it off. Wipeexcessmoisture
fromthe insideand leavethe doorsopen.
Otherwise,odor andmoldmay develop.
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Servicewarranty section
• Any changesor modificationsperformedbya 3rd
party on a finishedproductis not coveredunder
Samsungwarrantyservice
SafetyCaution section
• Samsungdoesnot recommend3rd partymodification,thereforeSamsungis not responsiblefor safety
issuesthat resultfrom 3rdparty modifications.
Once you have performedthe following steps, your refrigerator should be fully operational. If not, check
the power supply and electricity source, if you have any questions, contact your SAIVlSUNG
service center.
Placethe refigeratorin an appropriate
location with reasonableclearance
between the wall and the refrigerator.
(refer to installationinstructions in this
manual)
Set the temperaturecontrol to the coldest
temperatureand wait for an hour.The
freezer should get slightly chilled and the
motor should run smoothly.
When the refrigerator is plugged in,
the interior light should come on when
you open the doors.
Once the refrigeratortemperature is sufficiently low, you can store food in the
refrigerator.After starting the refrigerator,it
takes a few hours to reach the appropriate
temperature.
Twin Cooling System
,, The refrigerator and the freezer have two evaporators. Given this independent system, the freezer and the refrigerator are cooled individually and are, therefore, more efficient. Food odor from the refrigerator
does not affect food in the freezer due to separate air flow circulation.
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Multi-Flow System
,, Cool air circulates through multiple vents on every shelf level. This provides even distribution of cooling inside cabinets to keep your food
fresh longer.
Xtra Space TM
,, Vertical room next to the ice maker in the freezer provides space for
pizza etc.
Door Alarm
,, Beeper reminds you that the door is open.
Xtra Fresh TM
,, Optimized humidity control keeps vegetables & fruits fresh.
Deodorizer (on some models)
,, Reusable deodorizer keeps the refrigerator air fresh and odor free.
CoolSelect Zone TM Drawer (RS265B/RS267/RS269)
,, User can select Quick Cool, Thaw and Select buttons to quickly
chill, thaw and cool items. Select Soft Freeze, Cool or Chill to control
the temperature of drawer.
RS26:
Fridge
Ice Type
Child
Filter Ii_dicator
Cubed
Crushed
Lock
I_Of{
Ice
Water
RS265/R $267 B**/RS267/RS269L**
Power Cool
Child
Ice Type
Filter Indicator
Cubed
Crushed
Lock
Ice Off
_Hold
3 _ecs,)
FREEZER BUTTON
Toset the freezer temperature,press the
button repeatedlyto change the set temperature in sequence between
8°F and -14°R
COOLING OFF
Coolingoff stopscoolingin boththe freezerandrefrigeratorcompartmentsbutdoesnotshut offelectrical
powerto the refrigerator.
Tousethisfeature,press
freezeandpowerfreezebuttonssimultaneously
for3
secondsuntilthe "Ding-Dong"sounds.Tocancelthis
mode,pressthe samebuttonsagainfor3 seconds.
POWER FREEZE BUTTON
Speeds up the freezing process in the freezer.
ICE TYPE BUTTON
Use this button to choose Cubed or
Crushed Ice or lee off.
RIDGE BUTTON
Toset the fridge temperature, press the button
repeatedlyto change the set temperature in
sequence between 34 F and 46 R
POWER
COOL
I
Speeds up the cooling process in the refrigerator
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CHILD LOCK BUTTON
When this button is pressed for 3 sec., the PowerFreeze,
Power Cool, FreezerTemp.and Fridge Temp.are locked and
can not be modified.The Water and Ice dispensers are not
locked and can still be used.To cancel this function, press
Child Lock button again.
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or
RS263B**! RS265L**! RS264A**
RS265/RS267B**/RS267/RS269L**
Freezer indicates the current freezer temperature.
Fridge indicates the current refrigerator temperature.
Quick Cool, Thaw, and Select show the status of the CoolSelect Zone TM Drawer
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• This light goes on when you press the Power Freeze button.
Press this button to quickly return the freezer to its set temperature.
• This feature enables you to get ice faster.
• Press the button again to cancel the Power Freeze mode.
O If you use this function, energy consumption will increase.
Please turn off when not using this function.
e, Crushed
Ice and Ice Off
.
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Cubed
L.'%'._
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Crushed
• Press the Ice Type button in sequence to choose
Cubed
Ice,
Crushed
Ice
orIce
Off
tostop
making
ice._
• Lit icon indicates the ice type currently chosen
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Ice Off
• Change filter every 6 months. If indicator is orange, or purple on some models
the filter has 1 month left. If indicator is red, quick replacement is strongly recommended.
• When the water filter is replaced, reset the indicator by pressing the Ice Type
button and the Child Lock buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds.
• To turn this indicator off, press the Ice Type and Child Lock buttons simultaneously and hold for 5 seconds.
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Freezer
Refrigerator
• The freezer temperature can be set between
8°F and -14°E
• The refrigerator temperaturecan be set between
46°F and 34°E
• Press the Freezer, button repeatedly until the desired • Press the Fridge. button repeatedly until the desired
temperature is shown in the temperaturedisplay.
set temperature is shown in the temperaturedisplay.
•
The temperature display changes in sequence and
• The temperaturedisplay changes in sequence
reverts in the same way as the freezer.
between 8°F and -14°E When the display reaches
8°F,it returns to -14°E
• After five seconds, the display reverts to the actual
freezer temperature.The unit will then work to adjust to
the new desired temperature.
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WARNING
• When ice cream isstored above 4°F in freezer it may melt.
e The temperatureOfthe freezer or the refrigerator rises from frequent Qpenings
and from warm food, This may cause the digital disPlayto blink i-i-he digital display WillStop
blinking when the freezer and refrigerator return to normal temperature.
If the temperaturecontrol doesnot resetthe temp,unplugthe refrigerator,wait 9 rain,then plugit backin.
Press the Ice Type button to select the type
of ice:
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• Cubed ice
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For Cubed ice
Cold Water
• Push the water dispenser lever with a cup.
• Crushedice
For Crushed
ice
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• No ice
Water Dispenser
The capacity of the water tank is approximately 0.3
gal.
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No ice
For ice off
• If you have just installed the refrigerator or
installed a new water filter, throw away the first
six glassfuls of water or until water flows cleanly
to flush out impurities in the water supply system.
If the ce remains in the Ice bucket.
NOTE_ cubed ice is obtained. Ice stays in cube
form and is crushed when the Crushed
ice button is oressed.
Push the ice dispenser lever with a cup.
• Place a cup in line with the dispenser to prevent
ice from jumping out.
Push
To aVoid injury, never Put fingeis or
anY other objects in the dispense r
NOTE
opening.
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If you have a long period of time (long
vacation or business trip) where you won't
CAUTION use the water or ice dispensers, close the
water valve and shut off the water supply
to the refrigerator. Otherwise, water !eak:
age may occur.
Freezer
Xtra
Space
TM
i
'
Door Bin
Ice Maker
i
Light
Ice Chute
Glass Shelf
Wire Shelf
Light Switch
Tilt Pockets
Plastic Drawers ---------------------------
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.................................Wire Drawers
Front Leg Cover
RS263B**/RS265L**/
RS264A** Model
RS265/RS267B**/
RS267/RS269L**
Model
Refrigerator
Water Filter Compartment
Light (upper)
Spill-proof glass Shelf
Light Switch
Foldable Shelf
(RS265B/RS267B/RS267L/RS269L)
Deodorizer(on some models)
Egg Container(on some models)
CoolSelectZoneTM Drawerfor
RS265B/RS267B/RS267L/RS269L
(ChilledBin for RS263B/RS265L/RS264A)
Vegetable & Fruit Drawers
Door Bins
FROZEN
FOOD STORAGE
iN FREEZER
ice chute
DOnot put your fingeiSl handsor any ether unsuitable Objectsin the chute 0i iceimaker bucketl
as this may result in personal injury or material damagel
WARNING
Door Bin (Tilt Pocket, RS265 / RS267B**/RS267/RS269L**
)
• Can be used for small packagesof frozen food.
Xtra
Space
TM
• Can be used for frozen foods such as pizza, pasta, burritos,
and fajitas.
• In order to prevent odor penetration to the ice, stored food
should be wrapped securely.
Tempered Glass Shelf (Wire Shelf, RS263B**/RS265L**/RS264A**)
• Can be used to store all types of frozen food.
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,,Plastic Drawer
(WireDrawer,RS265/ RS267B**/RS267/RS269L**/RS264A**)
• Can be used to store meats and dry foods. Stored food should be
wrapped securely using foil or other suitable wrapping materials
or containers.
CHILLED
FOOD STORAGE
iN REFRIGERATOR
Wine Shelf (RS265 / RS267B**/RS267/RS269L**/RS264A**)
• Place your wine bottles on the shelf to maintain their taste.
Tempered Spill Proof Glass Shelf
• Can be used to store all types of chilled food.
• Safe and break resistant.
• Circular marks on the glass surface are a normal phenomenon.
Egg Container (on some models)
• Put eggs in the container and place them on the shelf.
Chilled Bin or CoolSelect Zone TM Drawer
• Helps to preserve the taste of food and prolongs its freshness. Use
to store cheese, meat, poultry,fish or any other foods used quickly.
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Fruit & Vegetable Drawer (Upper and Lower)
• Is used to store fruits and vegetables.
• This drawer is airtight.Optimized humidity control design helps to
preserve the freshness of the stored vegetables and fruits.
Dairy Compartment
• Can be used to store butter or margarine.
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113 Gallon Door Bins
• Can be used to store foods in packages,such as milk and yogurt.
o If you have a long vacation planned, empty the refrigerator and turn it ofL Wipe excess moisture
from the inside and leave the doors open. Otherwise, odor and mold may develop.
WARNING
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RS2651RS267B**/RS267/RS269L
"Quick
Cool"
**
Button
• You can use the Quick Cool feature with the CoolSelectZoneTM.
• "Quick Cool"allows 1-3 canned beveragesto cool within 60 rain.
• Tocancel this option, press the "Quick Cool" button again.
CoolSelect ZoneTM returns to the previous temperature.
• When "Quick Cool" ends, it returns to the "Cool" temperaturesetting.
Depending on the beverageslthe co01-downtime may vary.
NOTE
When the Quick Cool opt!on is selected,remove food stored in the
CoolSelect ZoneTM
Drawer that you do not want to cool.
NOTE
"Thaw"
Button
• After "Thaw"is selected, warm and cold air is alternately supplied into the CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer.
• Depending on the weight of the meat, thawing time can be
selected for 4 hrs, 6 hrs, 10 hrs, and 12 hrs sequentially,keeping the meat partially frozen.
• When "Thaw"ends, the CoolSelectZoneTM display returns to
"chill" condition.
• When "Thaw" ends, meats are in a half-frozen state so it is
easy to cut them for cooking.
• Tocancel this option, press any button except"Thaw".
• The approximate thawing times of meat and fish are shown
below. (Based on 1inch thickness)
Thaw Time
4 hours
6 hours
10 hours
12 hours
Weight
0.8 Ib
1.3 Ib
1.7 Ib
2.2 Ib
C]_p
NOTE
DependingOnthe size and thicknessOfthe meat and fish, thethawing timeTMmay Vary.
The above chart represents the total weight of food in the CoolSeJect Zone D[awer.
Ex) The tota! thawing time for 1,3 Ib frozen beef and 0.8 !b frozen chicken will belO hours.
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• When the Ii Thaw11 option is selected, be sure to remove food stored in the CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer
that you do not want to thaw.
NOTE
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"Select"
i'i_
Button
Soft Freeze
• When "Soft Freeze"is selected, the temperatureon the
digital panel displays 23°F(-5°C),regardlessof the set
temperature of the refrigerator.
• "Soft Freeze"temperature helps keep meat and fish
fresh for longer.
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Chill
• When "Chill" is selected, the temperature of the CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer is kept at 30°F(-1°C), regardlessof
the set refrigeratortemperature.
• "Chill"temperature helps keep meat or fish fresh for
longer.
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Cool
• When "Cool" is selected, the temperaturewill be the
same as the set temperatureof the refrigerator.The digital panel shows the same temperature as that of the
Control panel.
• When using "Cool",the CoolSelectZoneTM Drawer allows
extra refrigerator space.
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Glass Shelf
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ice Maker Bucket
• Remove the bucketby lifting up and pulling out.
• Pull the shelf out as far as
it goes. Then lift it up and
remove it.
Front Leg Cover
• Open the freezer and refrigerator doors, remove three
screws and detach the cover.
Door Bin
• Hold the door bin with both
hands and then lift it up.
• To reassemblethe front leg
cover,put it back to original
position and tighten the three screws.
Plastic Drawer(Wire
Drawer)
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ODOnet useexcessive force When
removingthe cover, It may cause an
NOTE
injury.
• Remove the drawer by
pulling it out and slightly lifting it up.
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Spill Proof Glass Shelf
• Pull the shelf out as far as it will go.Then lift it up and gently remove it.
Vegetable & Fruit Drawer
• Removethe drawer by holding the handle, pulling the drawer out and lifting it up smoothly.
• Removethe optimizedhumidity control cover by pulling it towards you.
Gallon
Door
Bin
• Hold the bin with both hands and remove it by lifting it up.
_:4_ Wine Shelf (RS265 / RS267B**/RS267/RS269L**/RS264A**)
• It is attached to the cabinet wall. To removethe wine shelf, lift it up in the direction
of the arrow as shown.
• Simply take the shelf out of the tabs.
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NOTE
• Before removing the freezerand refrigeratoraccessories, please move the stored foods.
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Interior
• Clean
theaccessories
withamilddetergent,
thenwipeoutwitha drycloth.
• Afterwashing
theaccessories,
makesurethattheyaredrybefore
usingthemagain.
Exterior
• Wipethedigitalpanel
anddisplay
panelwithacleancloth.
• Clean
thesurface
ofdoors,
handles
andcabinet
withamilddetergent
andsoftcloth,then
wipeoffthesurface
withadrycloth.
-DonotuseBenzene,
Thinner
orCloroxfor cleaning
TM
- Do not spray water directly on the surfaceof the refrigerator while cleaning.
• The exterior part of the refrigeratorshould be polished once or twice a year.
Rear
• Use a vacuum cleaner to remove dust once or twice a year.
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• Do not removecover, risk OfshocL
WARNING
Ice and water dispenser
• Use a damp cloth to clean the ice and water dispenser.Then wipe it out with a dry cloth.
• To keep drainage grid dry, do not touch ice and water dispenser.
Rubber door seals
• If the rubber door seals are dirty, the door will not close properly,The refrigeratorwill not be
able to function efficiently.Clean the doors with a mild detergent and damp cloth.Then wipe
with a dry cloth.
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WARNING
'DO not Spray the refrigerator With Water It may cause a seiious electric shock
o Do not clean it with benzene, thinner or car detergent. It may cause a fire.
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TwinDeodorizer (on
some models)
• Removethe coverwith a flat bladescrewdriveras shown.
• Takeout thecartridgefrom the coverand soak it in cleanand warmwaterfor at least
4 hrs. Completelydry out the cartridgein sunlightfor at least 8 hrs in an open area.
• Repeatthis processonceor twicea year.
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NOTE
®If cartridgeis driedin a confinedarea,theie may be some Odor.
®Keepchildrenawayfrom contaminatedwater.
Before changing the interior light, unplug the rdrigerator from the power Supply. if you
have difficulty changing the light, contact your service center.
WARNING
INTERIOR LIGHT INTHE REFRIGERATOR.
Upper
Placea flat screwdriverunder
the lightcover hooksand push
in the directionof thearrow.
Pull the cover in the direction of the arrow.
After changing the bulb,
replace the light cover.
E26
40W
NOTE
Replacement bulbs for both freezer and fridge are available from your local home im %ovement or
electronics store, Use replacement bulb size E26, maximum 4.0 watts.
Lower (RS265 / RS267B**/RS267/RS269L**)
1 .... Placea flat screwdriverunder
the lightcover hooksand pushin _
the directionof the arrow.
Change the bulb with a new
one (@)
After changing the bulb,
replace the light cover.
E17
30W
NOTE
Replacement bulbs for both freezer and ffidge are available from your local home improvement or
electronics storel Use replacement bulb size E17, maximum 30 watts.
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iNTERiORLIGHT iNTHE FREEZER.
The freezer light is located in the bottom of the auger motor case.
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Use a screwdriver(+)to
remove the screw (_).
'2
_
Change the bulb with a new
one (L_)
Reattach the light cover
40W
NOTE
Replacement bulbs for both freezer and fridge are available from your local home impiovement
or electronics store. Use replacement bulb size E26, maximum 40 watts.
The water "Filter Indicator" light
• "Filter Indicator" light lets you know when it is time to change your water filter cartridge. The light
will change from green to orange. This tells you that it is almost time to change the current cartridge.
It is recommended that you replace the cartridge when the light changes to red.
(see "Install the water filter" section for more information)
• if you install water filter, throw away the first six glassfulls of water filter, or until water flows clearly to
flush impurities in the water supply system.
Using the dispenser without the water filter
• You can not use the water and ice dispenser without a water filter cartridge because the water line
blocks at the water supply.
Ordering Replacement Water Filter
• For replacement waster filter you can visit your local home center or contact the Samsung Parts distributor.
Be sure the replacement water filter has the SAMSUNG logo on the box and the water filter.
Link : http://www.samsungparts.com
The refrigerator doors have a special door opening and closing feature to make sure that they close all
the way and are securely sealed.
When opening the door, it will only open so far. After reaching a certain point, it will remain open.
When the door is partially open, it will close automatically.
The refrigerator should be properly installed & leveled.
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Checking the Dimensions
of your Entrance Door
Check the dimensions of your entrance door to determine whether the refrigerator can pass through it.
Model
Capacity
,, Select
,, Select
,, Select
,, Select
NOTE
a
a
a
a
35.9
68.8
without Hinge
Depth
Selecting
26.1
(Cu. Ft)
Width
Case Height
Dimension
(inches)
RS263/RS264/RS265/RS267/RS269
with Hinge
with door
7O
without door
30.5
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the Location for the Refrigerator
location
location
location
location
with easy access to the water supply.
with enough space for the refrigerator.
without direct exposure to sunlight.
with level floor or close to it.
,, Before disassembling the ireezer doOrl the Water SUpp!y l!ne needs to be disconnected.
(if not, the water supp!y line can be damaged.)
* See !!Separating the water supply line from the refrigerator" on the next page.
4inches
Allow sufficient space to circulate the air in the internalcooling system.
,,When the refrigeratordoes not haveenough space,the internalcooling
system may notwork correctly.
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Allow clearance to the right, left,back and top when installingthe
refrigerator. This has the advantage of reducingpower consumption,
, Donot install the refrigeratorwhere the temperaturewill go below
&2.
50tF(lOtC).
O.1 inch
How to assemble the separable door handle (optional)
- Makesurethe"UP"markontherear
ofthehandleisfacingrightsideup.
- MatchtheupperandlowerHandle
Locking
Tabsonthedoorsto the
handles.
Fix the handlesto the doors
by sliding them down firmly.
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- Check the installationof the handles
by pulling on them.
- If the handles have been inserted
correctly,they should not move.
Removing the Front Leg Cover
Open the freezer and refrigerator doors, and then take off the front leg cover by turning the
three screws counter-clockwise.
FRONT LEG COVER
_SCREW
Separating
the Water Supply
Line from the Refrigerator
Remove the water tube by pressing the coupler (¢27)and pulling the water tube (dp) away.
NOTE
Do not cut the water tube. Separate it from the coupler.
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not to pinch the water tubing and wire harness on the door.
,, Place doors on a protectedsurface.
Removing
the Freezer Door
1) With the door closed, remove the upper hinge cover (dp)using a screwdriver, and then disconnect
the wires (¢2p).
2) Remove hinge screws (_)) and ground screw (_4p)
counter-clockwise, and take off the upper hinge (_)) in
the direction of the arrow (_6_).
Be careful when removing the door to ensure that it does not fall on you.
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3) Remove the door from the lower hinge (_7))by
4) Remove the lower hinge (®7)from the bracket
carefully lifting the door ((_)).
lower hinge (_¢)by lifting the lower hinge (®7)in
the direction of the arrow.
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Removing the Refrigerator
Door
1) With the door closed remove the upper hinge cover (dp) using a screwdriver
2) Remove hinge screws ((_) and ground screw (_) counter-clockwise, and take off the upper hinge
((_) in the direction of the arrow (@). Be careful when removing the door to ensure that it does not
fall on you.
3) Remove the door from the lower hinge (_) by
4) Remove the lower hinge (_) from the bracket
lifting the door (_7)).
(®)) by lifting the lower hinge (_))
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Reattaching the Freezer Door
1) insert the lower hinge (dp) in the bracket lower
hinge (¢2p
).
2) Reattach the freezer door by inserting the hose
(@))in the lower side of the door into the hole in
the lower hinge (@p)and pulling the hose down.
dP
3) insert the upper hinge shaft (6)) into the hole (¢P).After levelling between the upper hinge hole (dTP)
and
the hole of the cabinet @_).Reattach hinge screws (®))and ground screw @0))in a clockwise direction.
4) Connect the wires.
5) Put the front part of the upper hinge cover (1_#)on
the front part of the upper hinge (@) and reattach
from the front part of the upper hinge cover first.
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Reattaching
the Refrigerator Door
1) insertthelowerhinge(dp)inthebracketlower
hinge(¢2p).
2) Place the hole in the refrigerator door (@b)over
the lower hinge (@p).
3) insert the upper hinge shaft (6p) into the hole (@)).After levelling between the upper hinge hole (dT))and
the hole of the cabinet @_).Reattach hinge screws (®)) and ground screw @0_)
in the clockwise direction.
4) Connect the wires.
5) Put the front part of the upper hinge cover (@9)on
the front part of the upper hinge (@) and reattach
it from the front part of the upper hinge cover
first.
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Reattaching the Water Supply Line
1) While pressing the front face of coupler (@), insert the water line (@)in the coupler.
Push the 'W' collar to the "B" body and hold.
A,!!,
NOTE
Then pull tube from the connector.
Reattaching
the Front
Tube must be fuily inserted to the
marked line to avoid leaks.
Leg Cover
Put on the front leg cover by turning the three screws clockwise, as shown in the figure.
Before attaching check water Connectorlbe sure to check for leakage
NOTE
FRONT LEG COVER
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_Make
sure the refrigerator is level before adjusting its doors.
The doors wiJJbe uneven if the refrigerator
is not level.
The front of refrigerator is adjustable.
NOTE
insert a flat-blade screwdriver (-) (dp) into a slot of
Case 1) Freezer door is lower than
that of the refrigerator
the control lever (¢27),
turn it clockwise and level the
refrigerator.
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dp SCREWDRIVER(-)
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Case 2) Freezer door is higher than
that of the refrigerator
insert a flat-blade screwdriver (-) (dp) into a slot of
the control lever (d2_),
turn it clockwise and level
the refrigerator.
SCREWDRIVER(-)
%**_.,"
@ CONTROL LEVER
(_
NOTE
Do not make small adjustments with the control lever, Please refer to the next page:
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AdjustLeveling
first.
NOTE
Making
small adjustments
between
If the door of the freezer is lower than that of the
refrigerator,
doors.
If the door of freezer is higher than that of the
refrigerator.
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Adjustment part
Please open the doors and adjust them as follows:
1) Release the nut (¢) on the lower hinge until it reaches the upper end of the bolt (,_).
When you release the nut (¢), use encloSed hex wrench ((_)to turnthe belt(L2b)in a slightly
counterclockwise direction. This will enable you to loosen the nut(Q) with your fingers.
NOTE
WRENCH
WRENCH
NUT
:: NUT
BOLT
:_: BOLT
2) Please adjust the height difference between the doors by turning the bolt (_,) clockwise ( _
) or counter
clockwise ( _'--,-.,_).
([_
NOTE
When you turn clockwise ()i
the doer goes up,
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:_ WRENCH
NUT
WRENCH
.............
NUT
BOLT
BOLT
3) After adjusting the doors, turn the nut clockwise ( _
) until it reaches the lower end of the bolt, then
tighten the bolt again with the wrench (._.)to fix the nut(_,).
_, WRENCH
WRENCH
.L:::......
d NUT
d NUT
:4 BOLT
_2BOLT
If you do not fix the nut (€)firmly, the bolt (@) may be released.
NOTE
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1)Inordertooperatetheicemakerproperly,
waterpressure
of20 -125
psi is required.
In this range a 170 cc (5.74 ounces) paper cup can be filled in 10 secs.
2) The water filter removes particles. It does not sterilize or destroy any micro-organisms.
3) If the refrigerator is installed in an area with low water pressure (below 20psi), you should install a
booster pump to compensate.
4) Ensure the water storage tank inside the refrigerator is properly filled initially. Push the water dispenser lever until the water runs from the outlet.
(_
NOTE
watei line installation kit is available at extra cost from your dealer.The refrigerator
manufacturer recommends using a water supply kit containing copper tubing.
Connecting
to water supply
- Shut off the main water supply line and turn
the Ice maker to the off position.
- Locate the nearest cold drinking water line.
- Follow the instructions in the ice maker
installation kit.
- After connecting the water supply with water
filter, turn on water supply and flush 4 or
more gallons into a bucket to clear the water
filter
line
1. Cold Water line
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2
_-_. E--3
2. Pipe Clamp.
3. Water Line Installation Kit
4. Shut Off Valve
Connect the water line to the refrigerator.
1) Slip the compression nut through the provided
plastic tubing.
I Refrigerator
Ferrule
2) Tighten the compression nut onto the 1/4"
compression fitting.
,
.
_Compresslon
Nut(1/4")
U
", (Provided)
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Do not Overtightenthe compression nut.
NOTE
--_Compression
Fitting
. (Provided)
• Using Copper Tubing
- Slip the compression nut and ferrule on
copper tubing as shown.
• Using Plastic Tubing
- Insert the molded end of the plastic tubing
into the compression fitting.
)ressi0nNut(1/4")
(Purchased)
3) Tighten the compression nut onto the compression fitting.
4) Turn water on and check for any leakage.
NOTE
PlasticTubing
(Purchased)
CopperTubing
(Purchased)
I Household Water Line I
Waterline must be connected to drinkabie water o_ly.
Cut off 1/4 inch of the provided plastic tubing squarely to prevent leaks when reconnecting.
Install
the water filter.
1) Remove the fixed cap (A) as shown, the fixed cap separates from
the Water Filter Compartment by rotating it counterclockwise.
Remove the water filter from the box and put a month indicator
stick on the filter as shown.
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NOTE
Keep the cap(A) in a safe place for recapping, when you
don't need to use the filter.
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2) If the water filter was installed in March, put on the "SEP" sticker.
3) Remove the Red protective cap from the filter, then position and
insert the filter as shown.
4) Slowly turn the water filter clockwise 90° to align
the indication mark on the cover, locking the filter in
position. Do not overtighten.
SEPARATION
OF RED CAP
®
COVER FILTER
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G
ALIGN THE INDICATION MARK
WITH LOCK POSITION.
STICKER
__
(MONTH INDICATION)
NOTE
Please check that the indication line aligns with the lock position.
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Removeany residualmatterinsidethe watersupplylineafterinstalingfilter.
1) Turn on the main water supply & shut-off the valve of the
water supply line.
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2) Run water through the dispenser until the water runs clear
(6-7 minutes). This will clean the water supply system and
clear air from the lines.
3) Additional flushing may be required in some households.
4) Open the refrigerator door and check if water leaks around
the water filter.
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NOTE
• A newly-installed water filter cartridge may cause water to briefly spurt from the dispenser.
,Before reinstalling the water filter, remove the wine shelf (RS264A/RS265B!RS267B!RS267URS269L).
Check the amount of water supplied to the ice tray.
1) Lift up (3)) and pull out (C2p)
the ice maker bucket in the freezer.
ICE MAKER
2) When you press the test button, the ice cube container is
filled with water from the water supply tap.
Check the amount of water (see the illustrationbelow).
If the water level is too low,
the ice cubes will be small.
CHECKTHEWATERLEVEL
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This is not a problem with the ice maker
but of the water pressure in
[_\,
the pipe, and occurs frequently.
When this problem occurs, contact
TEST BUTTON
a service person to check the
amount of water supplied.
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The refrigerator does not work at all or it does not
chill sufficiently
= Check that the power plug is properly connected.
Ice is not dispensed
• Did you stop the ice making function?
• Is there any ice in the ice storage unit?
• Is the temperature control on the display panel set to
• Is the water line connected and the shut-off valve
the correct temperature? Try setting it to a lower temopen?
perature.
• Is the freezer temperature too warm?
• Is the refrigerator in direct sunlight or located near a
(Set the temperature lower)
heat source?
• Did you wait for 12 hours after installation of the
• Is the back of the refrigerator too close to the wall?
water supply line before making ice?
The food in the refrigerator is frozen
• Is the temperature control on the display panel set to
the correct temperature? Try setting it to a warmer
temperature.
You can hear water bubbling in the refrigerator
• The bubbling comes from the refrigerant circulating in
the refrigerator and is normal.
• Is the temperature in the room too low?
• Did you store food with a high water content in the
coldest part of the refrigerator?
There is a bad smell in the refrigerator
• Wrap strong smelling food so that it is airtight.
Throw away any rotten food.
You hear unusual noise or sounds
• Check that the floor is leveled and stable.
• Is the back of the refrigerator too close to the wall?
• Was anything dropped behind or under the refrigerator?
Frost forms on the walls of the freezer
• Is the air vent blocked?
• Allow sufficient space between the foods stored for
efficient air circulation.
• Is the door closed properly?
• A "ticking" sound may be heard from inside the refrigerator, this is normal. This occurs because various
No water is supplied
accessories are contracted or expanded.
• Is the water line connected and the shut-off valve
open?
The front corners and sides of the cabinet are hot;
condensation occurs,
• Is the water supply line crushed?
• Anti-condensators are installed in the front corners of • Is the water tank frozen because the refrigerator temthe refrigerator to prevent condensation.
perature is too low? Select a warmer setting on the
• Condensation can occur when you leave the door
display panel.
open for a long time.
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