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SIDE BY SIDE
REFRIGERATOR
RS263B**
RS265B**
RS267B**
RS264A**
Write the model and serial number here:
Model #
Serial #
RS265L**
RS267L**
RS269L**
Find these numbers on a label of the
refrigerator’s cabinet on the left hand-side wall.
OWNER’S MANUAL AND INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
SAFETY WARNING SIGNS ...............................................................2
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ........................................................4
SETTING UP THE REFRIGERATOR.........................................................4
MAJOR FEATURES .....................................................................................4
CONTROL PANEL........................................................................................5
DIGITAL PANEL...........................................................................................6
TEMPERATURE CONTROL .......................................................................7
ICE and COLD WATER DISPENSER .........................................................7
SHELVES and BINS.....................................................................................8
FOOD STORAGE GUIDE ...........................................................................9
CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer GUIDE.............................................................11
REMOVING THE FREEZER ACCESSORIES..........................................13
REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR ACCESSORIES..............................13
CLEANING THE ACCESSORIES .............................................................14
CHANGING THE INTERIOR LIGHT .........................................................15
WATER FILTER ..........................................................................................16
DOORS.......................................................................................................16
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS................................................17
INSTALLATION OF THE REFRIGERATOR .............................................17
REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS ...........................................18
REATTACHING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS......................................21
LEVELING THE REFRIGERATOR............................................................24
ADJUSTING THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE DOORS ....................25
CHECKING THE WATER DISPENSER LINE...........................................26
INSTALLATION OF THE WATER DISPENSER LINE...............................27
TROUBLESHOOTING ...............................................................................29
CONSUMER SUPPORT ....................................................................30
WARRANTY ...............................................................................................30
In the U.S. for questions about features,
operation/performance, parts, accesories or service, call:
1-800-726-7864 (1-800-SAMSUNG)
www.samsung.com
Register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register
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SAFETY WARNING SIGNS
WARNING
• Before operating the appliance, please read and retain this manual thoroughly for your reference.
• Because these following operating instructions cover various models, the characteristics of your refrigerator
may differ slightly from those described in this manual.
• The appliance is not intended for use by children or infirm persons without adult supervision.
• Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
CAUTION/WARNINGS USED
OTHER SIGNS USED
Represents something you must NOT do.
WARNING
Represents something you must NOT
disassemble.
Indicates that a danger of
death or serious injury exists.
Represents something you must NOT touch.
Represents something you must follow.
CAUTION
Indicates that you must disconnect the
power plug from the socket.
Indicates that a risk of
personal injury or material
damage exists.
Represents that a ground is needed to prevent electric shock.
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.
Do not store volatile or flammable substances in the
refrigerator.
• The storage of benzene, thinner, alcohol, ether, LP gas and
other such products may cause explosions.
Do not disassemble or repair the refrigerator by yourself.
• You run the risk of causing a fire, malfunctions and/or
personal injury.
Pull the power plug out of the socket before changing the refrigerator’s interior light.
• Otherwise, there is a risk of electric shock.
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.
WARNING SIGNS
Do not plug several appliances into the same multiple
receptacle.
• This could cause overheating and the risk of fire.
Make sure that the power plug is not squashed or damaged by the back of the refrigerator .
• A damaged power plug may cause overheating and fire.
Do not directly spray water inside or outside the refrigerator/ freezer.
• There is a risk of electric shock.
Do not use aerosols near the refrigerator .
• There is a risk of explosion or fire.
Do not bend the power cord excessively or place heavy
articles on it .
• This constitutes a fire hazard. If the power cord is damaged, have it replaced immediately by the manufacturer
or its service agent.
The refrigerator must be grounded.
• You must ground the refrigerator to prevent any power
leakages or electric shocks caused by current leakage
from the refrigerator.
Never use gas pipes, telephone lines or other potential lightning rods as ground.
• Improper use of the ground plug can result in a risk of
electric shock. If it is necessary to use an extension cord,
use only a 3-wire extension cord that has a 3-blade ground
plug and a 3-slot receptacle that will accept the plug on the
appliance. The marked rating of the extension cord should
be AC 115V~120V, 10A, or more. If a grounding adapter is
used, make sure the receptacle box is fully grounded.
Do not insert the power plug with wet hands.
• You may receive an electric shock.
Do not put a container filled with water on the refrigerator.
• If spilled, there is a risk of fire or electric shock.
Do not install the refrigerator in a damp place or a
place where it may come in contact with water.
• Deteriorated insulation of the electrical parts may cause
electric shock or fire.
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SAFETY WARNING SIGNS
SAFETY WARNING SIGNS
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 electric shock or fire.
Do not use a wet or damp cloth when cleaning the
plug. Remove any foreign matter or dust from the
power plug pins.
• Otherwise there is a risk of causing a fire.
Do not disconnect the power cord by pulling on it.
• Damage to the cord may cause a short-circuit, fire
and/or electric shock.
• If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
the manufacturer, a certified service agent or qualified
service personnel.
• If the refrigerator is disconnected from the power
supply, you should wait for at least five minutes
before plugging it back in.
Do not store articles on the top of the appliance.
• When you open or close the door, the articles may fall
and cause personal injury and/or material damage.
If the refrigerator is not to be used for a long
period of time, pull out the power plug.
• Deterioration in the insulation may cause fire.
Do not store pharmaceutical products, scientific
materials and temperature-sensitive products in
the refrigerator.
• Products that require strict temperature controls must
not be stored in the refrigerator.
Do not let children hang on the door because a
serious injury may occur.
• The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision.
Young children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
If you sense pharmaceutical smells or smoke, pull
out the power plug immediately and contact your
SAMSUNG Electronics service center.
• Do not place the equipment directly under the sunlight, etc.
• The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is
accessible after installation.
Do not touch the inside walls of the freezer or
products stored in the freezer with wet hands.
• It may cause frostbite.
• If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer, a certified service agent or a
qualified service personnel.
Do not insert your hands into the bottom area
under the appliance.
• Any sharp edges may cause personal injury.
Never put fingers or other objects into the
dispenser hole and ice chute. It may cause personal injury or material damage
• If you have a long vacation planned, empty the
refrigerator and turn it off. Wipe excess moisture
from the inside and leave the doors open.
Otherwise, odor and mold may develop.
Service warranty section
• Any changes or modifications performed by a 3rd
party on a finished product is not covered under
Samsung warranty service
Safety Caution section
• Samsung does not recommend 3rd party modification, therefore Samsung is not responsible for safety
issues that result from 3rd party modifications.
DANGER
Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away
your old refrigerator or freezer
• Take off the doors
• Leave the shelves in places so that children may
not easily climb inside.
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SETTING UP THE REFRIGERATOR
Once you have performed the following steps, your refrigerator should be fully operational. If not, check
the power supply and electricity source. If you have any questions, contact your SAMSUNG
service center.
Place the refigerator in an appropriate
location with reasonable clearance
between the wall and the refrigerator.
(refer to installation instructions in this
manual)
Set the temperature control to the coldest
temperature and 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 refrigerator temperature is sufficiently low, you can store food in the
refrigerator. After starting the refrigerator, it
takes a few hours to reach the appropriate
temperature.
MAJOR FEATURES
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.
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 SpaceTM
• 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 FreshTM
• Optimized humidity control keeps vegetables & fruits fresh.
Deodorizer (on some models)
• Reusable deodorizer keeps the refrigerator air fresh and odor free.
CoolSelect ZoneTM 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.
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CONTROL PANEL
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
RS263B**/RS265L**/RS264A**
RS265/RS267B**/RS267/RS269L**
FREEZER BUTTON
To set the freezer temperature, press the
button repeatedly to change the set temperature in sequence between
8°F and -14°F.
FRIDGE BUTTON
To set the fridge temperature, press the button
repeatedly to change the set temperature in
sequence between 34°F and 46°F.
COOLING OFF
Cooling off stops cooling in both the freezer and refrigerator compartments but does not shut off electrical
power to the refrigerator. To use this feature, press
freeze and power freeze buttons simultaneously for 3
seconds until the "Ding-Dong" sounds. To cancel this
mode, press the same buttons again for 3 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 Ice off.
POWER COOL
Speeds up the cooling process in the refrigerator
CHILD LOCK BUTTON
When this button is pressed for 3 sec., the Power Freeze,
Power Cool, Freezer Temp. 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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DIGITAL PANEL
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 ZoneTM Drawer
Power Freeze
• 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.
If you use this function, energy consumption will increase.
Please turn off when not using this function.
Power Cool
• This light goes on when you press the Power Cool button.
Press this button to quickly return the refrigerator to its set temperature.
• Press this button again to cancel the Power Cool mode.
Cubed Ice, Crushed Ice and Ice Off
• Press the Ice Type button in sequence to choose
Cubed Ice, Crushed Ice or Ice Off to stop making ice.
• Lit icon indicates the ice type currently chosen.
Filter Indicator
• 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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TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Freezer
Refrigerator
• The freezer temperature can be set between
• The refrigerator temperature can be set between
46°F and 34°F.
Fridge. button repeatedly until the desired
temperature is shown in the temperature display.
• The temperature display changes in sequence and
reverts in the same way as the freezer.
8°F and -14°F.
• Press the Freezer. button repeatedly until the desired
set temperature is shown in the temperature display.
• The temperature display changes in sequence
between 8°F and -14°F. When the display reaches
8°F, it returns to -14°F.
• After five seconds, the display reverts to the actual
freezer temperature. The unit will then work to adjust to
the new desired temperature.
• When ice cream is stored above 4°F in freezer, it may melt.
• The temperature of the freezer or the refrigerator rises from frequent openings
WARNING
and from warm food. This may cause the digital display to blink . The digital display will stop
blinking when the freezer and refrigerator return to normal temperature.
If the temperature control does not reset the temp, unplug the refrigerator, wait 9 min, then plug it back in.
ICE and COLD WATER DISPENSER
Water Dispenser
Press the Ice Type button to select the type
of ice:
The capacity of the water tank is approximately 0.3
gal.
• Cubed ice
Cold Water
• Push the water dispenser lever with a cup.
• If you have just installed the refrigerator or
• Crushed ice
• No ice
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.
No ice
If the Ice remains in the Ice bucket,
NOTE cubed ice is obtained. Ice stays in cube
Push
form and is crushed when the Crushed
ice button is pressed.
Push the ice dispenser lever with a cup.
• Place a cup in line with the dispenser to prevent
ice from jumping out.
Push
NOTE
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 leakage may occur.
To avoid injury, never put fingers or
any other objects in the dispenser
opening.
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• Press the
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SHELVES AND BINS
Freezer
Xtra SpaceTM
Door Bin
Ice Maker
Light
Ice Chute
Glass Shelf
Wire Shelf
Light Switch
Tilt Pockets
Plastic Drawers
Wire Drawers
Front Leg Cover
RS263B**/RS265L**/
RS264A** Model
RS265/RS267B**/
RS267/RS269L** Model
Refrigerator
Dairy Compartment
Water Filter Compartment
Light (upper)
Wine Shelf
(on some models)
Spill-proof glass Shelf
Gallon Door Bin
Light Switch
Foldable Shelf
(RS265B/RS267B/RS267L/RS269L)
Deodorizer(on some models)
Lights (lower)
RS267/269
Egg Container(on some models)
CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer for
RS265B/RS267B/RS267L/RS269L
(Chilled Bin for RS263B/RS265L/RS264A)
Door Bin Top Lips
Vegetable & Fruit Drawers
Gallon Door Bins
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
FOOD STORAGE GUIDE
FROZEN FOOD STORAGE IN FREEZER
Ice chute
WARNING
Do not put your fingers, hands or any other unsuitable objects in the chute or ice-maker bucket,
as this may result in personal injury or material damage.
Door Bin (Tilt Pocket, RS265 / RS267B**/ RS267/ RS269L** )
• Can be used for small packages of frozen food.
Xtra SpaceTM
• 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.
Plastic Drawer
(Wire Drawer, 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.
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FOOD STORAGE GUIDE
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 ZoneTM 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.
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.
Gallon Door Bins
• Can be used to store foods in packages, such as milk and yogurt.
• If you have a long vacation planned, empty the refrigerator and turn it off. Wipe excess moisture
from the inside and leave the doors open. Otherwise, odor and mold may develop.
WARNING
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CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer GUIDE
RS265/RS267B**/RS267/RS269L**
“Quick Cool” Button
• You can use the Quick Cool feature with the CoolSelect Zone .
• “Quick Cool” allows 1~3 canned beverages to cool within 60 min.
• To cancel this option, press the “Quick Cool” button again.
TM
NOTE
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
•
CoolSelect ZoneTM returns to the previous temperature.
When “Quick Cool” ends, it returns to the “Cool” temperature setting.
Depending on the beverages, the cool-down time may vary.
• When the “Quick Cool” option is selected, remove food stored in the
NOTE
CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer that you do not want to cool.
“Thaw” Button
• After “Thaw” is selected, warm and cold air is alternately sup-
plied 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 CoolSelect ZoneTM display returns to
“chill” condition.
• When “Thaw” ends, meats are in a half-frozen state so it is
easy to cut them for cooking.
To
• cancel this option, press any button except “Thaw”.
• The approximate thawing times of meat and fish are shown
below. (Based on 1inch thickness)
Thaw Time
Weight
NOTE
4 hours
0.8 lb
6 hours
1.3 lb
10 hours
1.7 lb
12 hours
2.2 lb
Depending on the size and thickness of the meat and fish, the thawing time may vary.
The above chart represents the total weight of food in the CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer.
Ex) The total thawing time for 1.3 lb frozen beef and 0.8 lb frozen chicken will be 10 hours.
• When the “Thaw” option is selected, be sure to remove food stored in the CoolSelect Zone
TM
NOTE
that you do not want to thaw.
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Drawer
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CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer GUIDE
“Select” Button
Soft Freeze
• When “Soft Freeze” is selected, the temperature on the
digital panel displays 23°F(-5oC), regardless of the set
temperature of the refrigerator.
• “Soft Freeze” temperature helps keep meat and fish
fresh for longer.
Chill
• When “Chill” is selected, the temperature of the CoolSe•
lect ZoneTM Drawer is kept at 30°F(-1oC), regardless of
the set refrigerator temperature.
“Chill” temperature helps keep meat or fish fresh for
longer.
Cool
• When “Cool” is selected, the temperature will be the
•
same as the set temperature of the refrigerator. The digital panel shows the same temperature as that of the
Control panel.
When using “Cool”, the CoolSelect ZoneTM Drawer allows
extra refrigerator space.
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REMOVING THE FREEZER ACCESSORIES
Glass Shelf
Ice Maker Bucket
• Remove the bucket by lifting up and pulling out.
• Pull the shelf out as far as
it goes. Then lift it up and
remove it.
Door Bin
Front Leg Cover
• Hold the door bin with both
• Open the freezer and refriger-
Plastic Drawer (Wire
Drawer)
• Do not use excessive force when
• Remove the drawer by
NOTE
pulling it out and slightly lifting it up.
removing the cover. It may cause an
injury.
REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR ACCESSORIES
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
• Remove the drawer by holding the handle, pulling the drawer out and lifting it up smoothly.
• Remove the optimized humidity control cover by pulling it towards you.
Gallon Door Bin
• Hold the bin with both hands and remove it by lifting it up.
Wine Shelf (RS265 / RS267B**/ RS267/ RS269L**/RS264A**)
• It is attached to the cabinet wall. To remove the wine shelf, lift it up in the direction
of the arrow as shown.
• Simply take the shelf out of the tabs.
NOTE
• Before removing the freezer and refrigerator accessories, please move the stored foods.
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ator doors, remove three
screws and detach the cover.
• To reassemble the front leg
cover, put it back to original
position and tighten the three screws.
hands and then lift it up.
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CLEANING THE ACCESSORIES
Interior
• Clean the accessories with a mild detergent, then wipe out with a dry cloth.
• After washing the accessories, make sure that they are dry before using them again.
Exterior
• Wipe the digital panel and display panel with a clean cloth.
• Clean the surface of doors, handles and cabinet with a mild detergent and soft cloth, then
wipe off the surface with a dry cloth.
- Do not use Benzene, Thinner or CloroxTM for cleaning
- Do not spray water directly on the surface of the refrigerator while cleaning.
• The exterior part of the refrigerator should be polished once or twice a year.
Rear
• Use a vacuum cleaner to remove dust once or twice a year.
• Do not remove cover, risk of shock.
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 refrigerator will not be
able to function efficiently. Clean the doors with a mild detergent and damp cloth. Then wipe
with a dry cloth.
WARNING
• Do not spray the refrigerator with water. It may cause a serious electric shock.
• Do not clean it with benzene, thinner or car detergent. It may cause a fire.
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CLEANING THE ACCESSORIES
Twin Deodorizer (on some models)
• Remove the cover with a flat blade screw driver as shown.
• Take out the cartridge from the cover and soak it in clean and warm water for at least
4 hrs. Completely dry out the cartridge in sunlight for at least 8 hrs in an open area.
• Repeat this process once or twice a year.
CHANGING THE INTERIOR LIGHT
WARNING
Before changing the interior light, unplug the refrigerator from the power supply. If you
have difficulty changing the light, contact your service center.
INTERIOR LIGHT IN THE REFRIGERATOR .
Upper
Place a flat screwdriver under
the light cover hooks and push
in the direction of the arrow.
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 improvement or
electronics store. Use replacement bulb size E26, maximum 40 watts.
Lower (RS265 / RS267B**/ RS267/ RS269L**)
Place a flat screwdriver under
the light cover hooks and push in
the direction of the arrow.
Change the bulb with a new
one (➁)
After changing the bulb,
replace the light cover.
E17
30W
NOTE
Replacement bulbs for both freezer and fridge are available from your local home improvement or
electronics store. Use replacement bulb size E17, maximum 30 watts.
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• If cartridge is dried in a confined area, there may be some odor.
• Keep children away from contaminated water.
NOTE
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CHANGING THE INTERIOR LIGHT
INTERIOR LIGHT IN THE FREEZER.
The freezer light is located in the bottom of the auger motor case.
Use a screwdriver(+) to
remove the screw (➀).
Change the bulb with a new
one (➁)
Reattach the light cover
E26
40W
NOTE
Replacement bulbs for both freezer and fridge are available from your local home improvement
or electronics store. Use replacement bulb size E26, maximum 40 watts.
WATER FILTER
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
DOORS
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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INSTALLATION OF THE REFRIGERATOR
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 (Cu. Ft)
Width
Dimension
(inches)
Case Height
Depth
without Hinge
with Hinge
with door
without door
RS263/RS264/RS265/RS267/RS269
26.1
35.9
68.8
70
34
30.5
Selecting the Location for the Refrigerator
• Select a location with easy access to the water supply.
• Select a location with enough space for the refrigerator.
• Select a location without direct exposure to sunlight.
• Select a location with level floor or close to it.
Allow sufficient space to circulate the air in the internal cooling system.
• When the refrigerator does not have enough space, the internal cooling
system may not work correctly.
●
NOTE
●
4inches
Allow clearance to the right, left, back and top when installing the
refrigerator. This has the advantage of reducing power consumption.
Do not install the refrigerator where the temperature will go below
50°F(10°C).
2 inches
0.1inch
How to assemble the separable door handle (optional)
- Make sure the “UP” mark on the rear
of the handle is facing right side up.
- Match the upper and lower Handle
Locking Tabs on the doors to the
handles.
Fix the handles to the doors
by sliding them down firmly.
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- Check the installation of the handles
by pulling on them.
- If the handles have been inserted
correctly, they should not move.
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
NOTE
• Before disassembling the freezer door, the water supply line needs to be disconnected.
(If not, the water supply line can be damaged.)
• See “Separating the water supply line from the refrigerator” on the next page.
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REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS
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 (➁) and pulling the water tube (➀) away.
NOTE
Do not cut the water tube. Separate it from the coupler.
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REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS
NOTE
• Lift the door straight up.
• Be careful not to pinch the water tubing and wire harness on the door.
• Place doors on a protected surface.
Removing the Freezer Door
1) With the door closed, remove the upper hinge cover (➀) using a screwdriver, and then disconnect
the wires (➁).
3) Remove the door from the lower hinge (➆) by
carefully lifting the door (➇).
4) Remove the lower hinge (➈) from the bracket
lower hinge (➉) by lifting the lower hinge (➈) in
the direction of the arrow.
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2) Remove hinge screws (➂) and ground screw (➃) counter-clockwise, and take off the upper hinge (➄) in
the direction of the arrow (➅). Be careful when removing the door to ensure that it does not fall on you.
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REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS
Removing the Refrigerator Door
1) With the door closed, remove the upper hinge cover (➀) using a screwdriver
2) Remove hinge screws (②) and ground screw (③) counter-clockwise, and take off the upper hinge
(④) in the direction of the arrow (⑤). Be careful when removing the door to ensure that it does not
fall on you.
3) Remove the door from the lower hinge (➅) by
lifting the door (➆).
4) Remove the lower hinge (➇) from the bracket
(➈) by lifting the lower hinge (➇)
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REATTACHING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS
Reattaching the Freezer Door
1) Insert the lower hinge (➀) in the bracket lower
hinge (➁).
2) Reattach the freezer door by inserting the hose
(➂) in the lower side of the door into the hole in
the lower hinge (➃) and pulling the hose down.
4) Connect the wires.
5) Put the front part of the upper hinge cover ( 11 ) on
the front part of the upper hinge (12 ) and reattach
from the front part of the upper hinge cover first.
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3) Insert the upper hinge shaft (➄) into the hole (➅). After levelling between the upper hinge hole (➆) and
the hole of the cabinet (➇). Reattach hinge screws (➈) and ground screw (➉) in a clockwise direction.
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REATTACHING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS
Reattaching the Refrigerator Door
1) Insert the lower hinge (➀) in the bracket lower
hinge (➁).
2) Place the hole in the refrigerator door (➂) over
the lower hinge (➃).
3) Insert the upper hinge shaft (➄) into the hole (➅). After levelling between the upper hinge hole (➆) and
the hole of the cabinet (➇). Reattach hinge screws (➈) and ground screw (➉) in the clockwise direction.
4) Connect the wires.
5) Put the front part of the upper hinge cover ( 11 ) on
the front part of the upper hinge ( 12 ) and reattach
it from the front part of the upper hinge cover
first.
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REATTACHING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS
Reattaching the Water Supply Line
1) While pressing the front face of coupler (➁), insert the water line (➀) in the coupler.
Push the "A" collar to the "B" body and hold.
Tube must be fully inserted to the
marked line to avoid leaks.
Reattaching the Front Leg Cover
Put on the front leg cover by turning the three screws clockwise, as shown in the figure.
Before attaching check water connector, be sure to check for leakage.
NOTE
FRONT LEG COVER
SCREW
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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
NOTE
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LEVELING THE REFRIGERATOR
Make sure the refrigerator is level before adjusting its doors.
The doors will be uneven if the refrigerator is not level.
Insert a flat-blade screwdriver (-) (➀) into a slot of
the control lever (➁), turn it clockwise and level the
refrigerator.
DIFFERENCE OF HEIGHT
The front of refrigerator is adjustable.
NOTE
Case 1) Freezer door is lower than
that of the refrigerator
➀ SCREWDRIVER(-)
➁ CONTROL LEVER
DIFFERENCE OF HEIGHT
Case 2) Freezer door is higher than
that of the refrigerator
Insert a flat-blade screwdriver (-) (➀) into a slot of
the control lever (➁), turn it clockwise and level
the refrigerator.
➀ SCREWDRIVER(-)
➁ CONTROL LEVER
Do not make small adjustments with the control lever, Please refer to the next page.
NOTE
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ADJUSTING THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE DOORS
Adjust Leveling first.
NOTE
Making small adjustments between doors.
If the door of the freezer is lower than that of the
refrigerator.
If the door of freezer is higher than that of the
refrigerator.
Adjustment part
Adjustment part
Please open the doors and adjust them as follows:
1) Release the nut (①) on the lower hinge until it reaches the upper end of the bolt (➁).
When you release the nut (①), use enclosed hex wrench (➂) to turn the bolt(➁) in a slightly
counterclockwise direction. This will enable you to loosen the nut(①) with your fingers.
➂ WRENCH
➂ WRENCH
➀ NUT
➀ NUT
➁ BOLT
➁ BOLT
2) Please adjust the height difference between the doors by turning the bolt (➁) clockwise (
clockwise (
).
When you turn clockwise (
) or counter
), the door goes up.
NOTE
➂ WRENCH
➂ WRENCH
➀ NUT
➀ NUT
➁ BOLT
➁ 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 (➂) to fix the nut(①).
➂ WRENCH
➂ WRENCH
➀ NUT
➀ NUT
➁ BOLT
If you do not fix the nut (①)firmly, the bolt (➁) may be released.
NOTE
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➁ BOLT
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
NOTE
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CHECKING THE WATER DISPENSER LINE
1) In order to operate the ice maker properly, water pressure of 20 ~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
Water 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 line
- 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
1. Cold Water line
2. Pipe Clamp.
3. Water Line Installation Kit
4. Shut Off Valve
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INSTALLATION OF THE WATER DISPENSER LINE
Connect the water line to the refrigerator.
1) Slip the compression nut through the provided
plastic tubing.
Refrigerator
Ferrule
(Purchased)
2) Tighten the compression nut onto the 1/4”
compression fitting.
NOTE
●
●
Compression Nut (1/4″)
(Provided)
Do not overtighten the compression nut.
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.
Compression Nut (1/4″)
(Purchased)
3) Tighten the compression nut onto the compression fitting.
4) Turn water on and check for any leakage.
Copper Tubing
(Purchased)
Plastic Tubing
(Purchased)
Household Water Line
Water line must be connected to drinkable water only.
NOTE Cut off 1/4 inch of the provided plastic tubing squarely to prevent leaks when reconnecting.
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.
Keep the cap(A) in a safe place for recapping, when you
NOTE don’t need to use the filter.
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 90º to align
the indication mark on the cover, locking the filter in
position. Do not overtighten.
(A)
COVER FILTER
SEPARATION
OF RED CAP
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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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Install the water filter.
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INSTALLATION OF THE WATER DISPENSER LINE
Remove any residual matter inside the water supply line after installing filter.
1) Turn on the main water supply & shut-off the valve of the
water supply line.
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.
NOTE
WATER
ICE
• 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/RS267L/RS269L).
Check the amount of water supplied to the ice tray.
1) Lift up (①) and pull out (➁) 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 illustration below).
CHECK THE WATER LEVEL
If the water level is too low,
the ice cubes will be small.
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
a service person to check the
amount of water supplied.
TEST BUTTON
TOO HIGH
OPTIMUM
LEVEL
TOO LOW
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TROUBLESHOOTING
The refrigerator does not work at all or it does not Ice is not dispensed
chill sufficiently
• Did you stop the ice making function?
• Check that the power plug is properly connected.
• 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 tem- •
open?
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?
You hear unusual noise or sounds
Frost forms on the walls of the freezer
• Check that the floor is leveled and stable.
Is the air vent blocked?
• Is the back of the refrigerator too close to the wall? •
Allow sufficient space between the foods stored for
• Was anything dropped behind or under the refrigera- • efficient air circulation.
tor?
Is the door closed properly?
• A “ticking” sound may be heard from inside the refrig- •
erator, 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
display panel.
• Condensation can occur when you leave the door
open for a long time.
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The food in the refrigerator is frozen
• Is the temperature control on the display panel set to You can hear water bubbling in the refrigerator
the correct temperature? Try setting it to a warmer
• The bubbling comes from the refrigerant circulating in
the refrigerator and is normal.
temperature.
• Is the temperature in the room too low?
There is a bad smell in the refrigerator
• Did you store food with a high water content in the
• Wrap strong smelling food so that it is airtight.
coldest part of the refrigerator?
Throw away any rotten food.
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SAMSUNG REFRIGERATOR
(18 Cubic Feet and Larger Capacity)
LIMITED WARRANTY TO ORIGINAL PURCHASER
This SAMSUNG brand product, as supplied and distributed by Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SAMSUNG) and delivered new,
in the original carton to the original consumer purchaser, is warranted by SAMSUNG against manufacturing defects in materials
and workmanship for a limited warranty period of:
One (1) Year Parts and Labor on Refrigerator
Five (5) Years Parts and Labor on Sealed Refrigeration System Only*
(*Compressor, evaporator, condenser, drier, connecting tubing)
This limited warranty begins on the original date of purchase, and is valid only on products purchased and used in the United
States. To receive warranty service, the purchaser must contact SAMSUNG for problem determination and service procedures.
Warranty service can only be performed by a SAMSUNG authorized service center. The original dated bill of sale must be
presented upon request as proof of purchase to SAMSUNG or SAMSUNG's authorized service center.
SAMSUNG will repair or replace any part found to be defective, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or
reconditioned parts during the limited warranty period specified above. All replaced parts and products become the property of
SAMSUNG and must be returned to SAMSUNG. Replacement parts and products assume the remaining original warranty, or
ninety (90) days, whichever is longer.
In-home service will be provided during the warranty labor period subject to availability within the contiguous United States. Inhome service is not available in all areas. To receive in-home service, the product must be unobstructed and accessible from floor
level to service personnel. If during in-home service repair cannot be completed, it may be necessary to remove, repair and return
the product. If in-home service is unavailable, SAMSUNG may elect, at our option, to provide for transportation of our choice to
and from a SAMSUNG authorized service center. Otherwise, transportation to and from the SAMSUNG authorized service center
is the responsibility of the purchaser.
This limited warranty covers manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship encountered in normal, noncommercial use of
this product, and shall not apply to the following, including, but not limited to: damage which occurs in shipment; delivery and
installation; applications and uses for which this product was not intended; altered product or serial numbers; cosmetic damage or
exterior finish; accidents, abuse, neglect, fire, water, lightning or other acts of nature; use of products, equipment, systems, utilities,
services, parts, supplies, accessories, applications, installations, repairs, external plumbing and leaks, external wiring, circuit
breakers, fuses or connectors not supplied and authorized by SAMSUNG, or which damage this product or result in service
problems; incorrect electrical line voltage, fluctuations and surges; customer adjustments and failure to follow operating instructions,
cleaning, maintenance and environmental instructions that are covered and prescribed in the instruction book; loss of food due to
spoilage; consumable items including filters and light bulbs.
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WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
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DAMAGE OR INJURY TO PURCHASER AND PURCHASER’S PROPERTY AND TO OTHERS AND THEIR PROPERTY
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ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THIS PRODUCT, IS NONTRANSFERABLE AND STATES YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or
consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights,
and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state.
To obtain warranty service, please contact SAMSUNG at:
SAMSUNG CUSTOMER CARE CENTER
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105 Challenger Road Ridgefield Park NJ 07660-0511
1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) and www.SAMSUNG.com
061002
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If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products,
please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
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