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REFRIGERATORFREEZER
OWNER'S MANUAL
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY
BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY
FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
P/No. 3828JD8499H
INSTALLATION
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CONTENTS
FEATURES CHART
OPERATION
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Starting
Temperature
Ice Making
Control
Disassembly
and
Adjustment
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING
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GENERAL INFORMATION
LAMP REPLACEMENT
REPLACEMENT OF
DOOR OPENING TYPE
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
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(OPTION)
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
ICE MAKER
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(OPTION)
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THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE AND UTILIZES THE LATEST
TECHNOLOGY.
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH ITS PERFORMANCE AND
RELIABILITY.
BEFORE YOU START YOUR
REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
INSTALLATION, OPERATION
MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
AND
INSTALLATION
1. Avoid
placing the unit near
sunlight or moisture.
direct
heat sources,
NEXT
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and
all dust accumulated during shipping.
2. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
or more
In the
on
as ice cube bin,
drawers, shelves, etc., in their proper places.
They are packed together to prevent possible
and 2 inches
damage during shipment.
from the wall.
case
the
refrigerator
the
refrigerator
needs to be
3. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances
placed
carpet, it also should be elevated
1 inch
from the floor.
on
the
same
outlet. The best solution is to
have the
more
than
refrigerator on a single-outlet circuit.
Moreover, the appliance is so positioned that
the plug is accessible.
Clearance
Clearance
4. Let your refrigerator run for 2
before putting food in it.
10 inches
or
3 hours
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
compartment
Your
more
than
2 inches
3. To avoid
If
vibration, the unit
required, adjust
compensate for
the
must be level.
leveling
unevenness
screws
to
of the floor.
The front should be
slightly higher than the
closing.
Leveling screws can be turned easily by
tipping the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screws clockwise(
) to raise
the unit, counterclockwise(
) to lower it.
rear
to aid in door
4. Install this
If the
low
appliance
between 10 °C and 43 °C.
temperature around the appliance is
or
high, cooling ability
off
2. Install accessories such
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least 10 inches or greater
clearance above the
wipe
too
may lessen.
3
to ensure proper
refrigerator
is
now
ready
cooling.
for
use.
FEATURES CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Freezer Shelf
Automatic Ice Maker
and Ice Bank
Lamp
(Optional)
Freezer Door Bin
General
Type
Ice Tray (Optional)
Freezer
Door Cooling
On the refrigerator door,
the cold air passageway is
installed to supply
cold air to the doorside of
the refrigerator
Temperature
Control Dial
Temperature
Control Dial
compartment.
Lamp
Can Server
Dairy
Shelves
Can
Corner
Storage
Snack Corner
Adjustable
Crisper
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables
fresh and crisp.
Door Bin
Refrigerator
Door
Rack
Leveling
(Inside)
Screw
Base Grille
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OPERATION
STARTING
When your
refrigerator is first installed, allow to run 2-3 hours to
to filling it with fresh or frozen foods.
operation is interrupted, wait 5 minutes before restarting.
stabilize at normal
operating
temperature prior
If
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
REFRIGERATOR
Your
refrigerator has two controls that let you regulate
refrigerator compartments.
the
temperature in the
freezer and
Initially
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set the REFRIGERATOR CONTROL at 5 and the FREEZER
CONTROL at 2.
Leave it at this
Then
REFRIGERATOR CONTROL
setting for 24 hours (one day) to stabilize.
adjust the compartment temperature according to your desire.
REFRIGERATOR CONTROL
The
higher the
number
setting,
-
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
the colder the
refrigerator compartment will
become.
To turn the
refrigerator off,
turn the dial to the
right to
the word "off".
FREEZER
FREEZER CONTROL
1
FREEZER. MIN
2
NORMAL
2
3
FREEZER. MAX
3
1
In cold weather the unit
For
a
If you
colder
put
a
a
colder
or
warm
-
at
operates less and the freezer compartment has
lot of food in the freezer
In hot weather
For
1, 2, 3
3, the freezer compartment becomes colder.
But the refrigerator compartment becomes warmer because less cold air flows
into the refrigerator compartment.
Setting
a
tendency to warm
up.
turn the FREEZER CONTROL to 3.
freezer,
higher. In this case,
the original position
tendency to
FREEZER CONTROL
or
open its door
frequently,
its
temperature is apt to be somewhat
set the FREEZER CONTROL dial at 3 to cool it. Return the FREEZER CONTROL dial to
to cut down the
if
a
consumption
lot of food is put in the
of energy.
refrigerator compartment,
the
refrigerator compartment has
up.
refrigerator,
turn the FREEZER CONTROL to 1 to direct more cold air into the
compartment, and the REFRIGERATOR CONTROL to 6~8.
If the FREEZER CONTROL is set at 3, the refrigerator compartment will
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not be cold
refrigerator
enough.
a
OPERATION
ICE MAKING (For General
If the
tray is filled with
water to the
Ice
Type
highest level,
Maker)
it will be difficult to
remove
ice cubes.
For
quick freeze, adjust
the freezer dial to 3.
TO REMOVE ICE CUBES, TWIST THE TRAY.
Do not warp the ice tray.
Doing so may result in damage to the
To
tray.
ice cubes
remove
it into water before
easily, pour water on
removing ice cubes.
the
tray
or
soak
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
takes
place automatically.
Defrosted water flows down to the
refrigerator
and is
which is located in the lower back side of the
evaporating tray
evaporated automatically.
ADJUSTING THE CRISPER HUMIDITY CONTROL
You
can
control the amount of
crispers. Adjust
MIN
(open)
humidity in the moisture-sealed
setting between MAX and MIN.
the control to any
lets moist air out of the
crisper
for best
storage of
fruits.
MAX
(closed) keeps
moist air in the
crisper
for best
fresh, leafy vegetables.
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storage of
OPERATION
FREEZER SHELF
Remove the ice
and
pull
tray. Lift the front side of the shelf slightly
it forward to
remove
it.
ADJUSTING SHELVES
The shelves in your refrigerator
for various types of food.
To
remove a
are
adjustable
shelf
Tilt up the front of the shelf in the direction of
the direction of (2). Pull the shelf out.
To
replace
to make room
(1)
and lift it in
shelf
a
Tilt the front of the shelf up and guide the shelf hooks into
the slots at a desired height. Then lower the front of the
shelf
so
that the hooks
Make
CAUTION
sure
drop
that
Failure to do
so
into the slots.
a
shelf is
SLIDING OUT SHELVES
You
can
slide
refrigerator
as
some
glass
placed horizontally.
falling of the shelf, causing spilling
may result in
(Optional)
shelves in and out of your
follows.
To slide shelf out,
To slide shelf
carefully pull
front of shelf toward you.
in, push shelf in until it stops.
SNACK CORNER
While
Lift it
holding it with one hand, pull
slightly and pull it out.
it forward
slightly.
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or
spoiling
of food.
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
factor in
maintaining
refrigerator compartment.
How food is frozen and defrosted is
important
an
freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which
spoils easily
Allow hot food to cool
prior
lead to
bills!
high electricity
to
at low
temperatures, such
storing. Placing
hot food in the
as
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
When storing, wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container. This prevents
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutritional value.
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
the
keeps
other
food, and
moisture from
refrigerator temperature
even.
Do not open the door
to rise.
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
air enter the
refrigerator, causing
temperature
To
adjust
the
temperature control easily, do
not store food near the
temperature control dial.
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
they
Do not refreeze food that has been defrosted. This
When
storing
frozen
food, like ice
cream, for
a
may break when frozen.
causes
loss of taste and nutritional value.
long period, place
it
on
the freezer
shelf,
not in the
door rack.
REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
Avoid
placing
moist food
chilled air. To avoid
Always
packed
NOTE
clean food
on
deep
interior
this, it is better
refrigerator shelves,
it could freeze upon direct contact with
to store food in a covered container.
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be
wiped clean, to prevent other food from spoiling.
washed and
wiped,
and
food should be
If you keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, frequently opening the door
putting a lot of vegetables in it may cause dew to form. This has no effect on its
performance. Remove the dew with a dry, dust-free cloth.
If droplets form beneath the
wrapped with plastic wrap.
cover
of the
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vegetable drawer, keep vegetables
or
or
fruits
CLEANING
It is important that your refrigerator be kept
clean to prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food
INTERIOR PARTS Wash compartment
shelves, door racks, storage trays ,and
should be wiped up immediately, since it may
acidify and stain plastic surfaces if allowed to
solution
set.
Rinse and
Never
coarse
-
or a
dry.
metallic scouring pads, brushes,
abrasive cleaners, or strong alkaline
use
solutions
Before you
WARNING
any surface.
on
Always remove power cord from the wall
outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of
electrical parts (lamps, switches, controls,
etc.) Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge
or cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting
into any electrical parts and causing an
clean, however, remember that
will stick or adhere to extremely
cold surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with
damp objects
wet or
door seals with a baking soda
mild detergent and warm water.
magnetic
damp
EXTERIOR
hands.
Use a lukewarm solution of mild
soap or detergent to clean the durable finish of
your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth
and then dry.
-
electrical short circuit. Do not
or
toxic
use
flammable
cleaning liquids.
INTERIOR Regular cleaning of the interior and
interior parts is recommended. Wash all
-
compartments with
Rinse and
a
baking
soda solution.
dry.
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
IF YOU MOVE
you will
Remove
During average length vacations,
probably find it best to leave the refrigerator in
operation. Place freezable items in freezer for
longer storage. When you plan to be away for
an extended period,
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Disconnect the power cord
Dial knob to off position.
or
set
or
securely
fasten down all loose items
inside the refrigerator.
To avoid damaging the
refrigerator
The outside wall of the
Leave the shelves in the unit to discourage
children from playing in the unit.
sometimes
cabinet may
warm,
especially just after
installation. Don't be
refrigerator
Leave the doors open and block them to
that they cannot be closed.
corrected in
an
hour
Anti-Condensation
Pipe
pipe, which pumps hot
refrigerant to prevent
sweating on the outer
POWER FAILURE
are
get
alarmed. This is due to
the anti-condensation
ensure
Most power failures
screws, turn
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
Remove all food and other items from the unit.
Clean the unit thoroughly.
two and will not affect your
leveling
them all the way into the base.
or
cabinet wall.
refrigerator
temperatures. However, you should minimize
the number of door
openings while the power is
During power failures of longer duration,
place a block of dry ice on top of your frozen
packages.
Dry ice is very cold! Do not allow it to touch bare skin. It is well below 0 °F and will cause
immediate frostbite and damage to the skin and other tissue.
Dry ice is frozen carbon dioxide. Use only in a well ventilated area. As the ice releases
carbon dioxide vapor, it could cause light-headedness, fainting, suffocation, or death.
off.
CAUTION
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LAMP REPLACEMENT
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove
3.
refrigerator
shelves.
Upper Refrigerator Lamp.
Release the hooks
downward to
4. Turn the
lamp
5. Assemble in
the
same
both ends of the
on
lamp
shield and
pull
the shield
it.
remove
counterclockwise.
reverse
order of
specification
as
disassembly. Replacement
original.(Max 40 W)
bulb must be
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
If
In the event of
connect the
possible,
refrigerator
to its own
individual electrical outlet to
prevent it and
other
lights
an
appliances
or
household
overload that could
cause a
from
an
(EARTHING)
electric short
circuit,
grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric
shock by providing an escape wire for the
causing
electric current.
power outage.
In order to
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
ACCESSIBILITY OF SUPPLY PLUG
appliance
The
grounding plug can result in
a qualified electrician
or service person if the grounding instructions
are not completely understood, or if you have
doubts on whether the appliance is properly
grounded.
Improper
refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned
that the supply plug is accessible for quick
disconnection when accident happens.
an
SUPPLY CORD REPLACEMENT
use
grounded.
of the
electric shock. Consult
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer or its service agent or a
similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
CHILD ENTRAPMENT WARNING
DANGER
:
Risk of child
entrapment. Before you
throw away your old
freezer:
refrigerator
This
appliance
must be
grounded (earthed).
or
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
Take off the doors.
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
Leave the shelves in
children may not
place so that
easily climb inside.
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REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE
(OPTION)
PRECAUTION
1. Before
replacing
the door
opening type,
out of food and accessories like shelves
in the
2. Use
a
first of all, you should take
or trays, which are not fixed
refrigerator.
'+'Driver, Bolt Driver, Torque Wrench
remove
or
Spanner to
fix
or
the bolt.
3. Be careful not to
tip over the refrigerator in disassembling or
assembling the Lower Hinge and the Adjustable Screw Asm.Don't lay
the refrigerator down when working it will cause it to malfunction.
4. Be careful not to
freezer
or
drop the door
refrigerator door.
the
in
disassembling
or
assembling
the
5. This
refrigerator, according to the installation position or user's
preference can have the door opening from the right or left.
HOW TO REPLACE THE DOOR OPENING LEFT TO RIGHT
(when converting from the left-opening type
1.
Removing
Freezer Door
Separate
the
Loosen 3
screws
top hinge
and
to
right opening type)
1
(1).
cover
separate off the top hinge
(2).
6
2
Lift the freezer door
Separate
and fix it
the
(4) using
right.
cover
the
on
(3) sightly
a
and
separate it.
5
(-)-screwdriver
8
Loosen the screw (5), separate off the stopper
(6), and fix it on the left (on the opposite side).
Separate
and fix it
using
a
off
3
(-)-screwdriver
4
(8).
Removing Refrigerator
Loosen the
middle
9
on
Separate
2.
the cover (7)
the right.
11
10
screw
(9)
and
Door
23
separate off the
7
hinge (10).
Lift the door
Loosen the
(11) sightly
and
screw
(12)
separate
22
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it.
and take off the
cover
15 16
(13).
18
20
Loosen the screw (14) and fix the pin
the cap (16) into the hole on the left.
Remove the
screw
(15)
and
(17).
Loosen the screw (18). Separate the bottom
hinge (20) and fix it on the left.
Fix the
screw(17)
Loosen the
on the left.
screw
on
the
(22)
right.
and fix the
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17
stopper (23)
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REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE
3.
Moving
(OPTION)
Freezer Handle
Loosen the screws (1) (two on the top and two on the
bottom), take off the handle (2) and fix it on the right.
Fix the cap
(3)
on
the
top
the
on
opposite
side.
1
3
2
1
8
9
4.
Moving Refrigerator
Separate
Pull the
the cap
(4)
cover
Loosen 3
screws
(7)
and
Handle
and loosen the
(9),
screw
(8).
5
10
downward and take it off.
(5),
take off the handle
(6)
and fix it
on
the
right.
Fix the
cover
(4) by pushing
Fix the removed cap
screw
(7)
and
it up.
(9)
on
the
left, and fix the
Take off the cap
7
6
(8).
(10)
and fix it
on
the
right.
5
4
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REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE
5.
Door
Attaching Refrigerator
Fix the base
cover
Fix the door
(3)
Fix the middle
the
(2)
with the
to the bottom
hinge (4)
on
(OPTION)
11
screw
(1).
hinge pin.
the
opposite
side with
10
(5).
screw
8
7
6.
Attaching
Freezer Door
Place the washer
Place the door
(8)
(6)
so
to the middle
that it fit
(5)
hinge pin (7).
6
7
into the middle
5
hinge pin (7).
Fix the
Fix
top hinge(10) with
top hinge
cover
4
screws.
(11).
3
2
1
7. After
Make
are
Completing
sure
that the four
not folded.
job
of the door
It is recommended to
amount of silicon grease
the
the
corners
on
apply
a
small
them.
Adjust
leveling
(23) on the bottom
highest level so that the front side of the
refrigerator is higher than the rear side.
screw
Corner
gasket
to the
If you need assistance after switching the direction
of the door opening as shown above, call a service
center.
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE
CAUSES FIRST:
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES
Has
NOT OPERATE
Has the power cord plug been removed
from the electrical wall outlet?
REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
Temperature control not set on proper position.
Appliance is placed close to wall or heat source.
Warm weather-frequent door openings.
Door is not closed entirely.
Door left open for a long time.
Large amount of foods are kept in the refrigerator.
COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL
NOISE(S)
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or
or leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed
refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
tripped?
or
loosened
uneven
in the back side of the
strong odors should be tightly covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
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place
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
ICE MAKER
(OPTION)
1. About the Automatic Icemaker
2. Trouble
Shooting (Option)
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ABOUT THE AUTOMATIC ICEMAKER
Personal
WARNING
Injury
Hazard
Avoid contact with the
ejector mechanism, or with the heating
place fingers or hands on the automatic
refrigerator is plugged in.
moving parts
of the
element that releases the cubes. DO NOT
icemaking
mechanism while the
OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
A
newly-installed refrigerator
may take 12 to 24 hours to
begin making
ice.
Icemaker
Feeler Arm
Cube Size
Indicator Light
Power Switch
Cube Size
Select Button
The icemaker will
produce eight cubes per cycle---approximately 100--130 cubes in a 24-hour period,
depending on freezer compartment temperature, room temperature, number of door openings and
other operating conditions.
If the
O
refrigerator
(off).
When the
is used before the water connection is made to the
refrigerator
has been connected to the water
The icemaker will fill with water when it cools to
24 hours to
begin making
supply,
freezing.
A
icemaker,
set the power switch to
set the power switch to I
newly-installed refrigerator
(on).
may take 12 to
ice cubes.
Throw away the first few batches of ice to allow the water line to clear.
Be
sure
nothing
interferes with the sweep of the feeler
arm.
When the bin fills to the level of the feeler arm, the icemaker will
It is normal for several cubes to be
If ice is not used
NOTE: As
frequently,
old ice cubes will become
the cube size indicator
displayed by
cycle you through
stop producing ice.
joined together.
lights,
cloudy,
each
taste stale and shrink.
push
the various cube size from smallest to
16
of the cube size select button will
largest
back to smallest.
ABOUT THE AUTOMATIC ICEMAKER
WHEN YOU SHOULD SET THE ICEMAKER POWER SWITCH TO O
When the water
supply
When the ice storage bin is removed for
When the
refrigerator
(OFF)
will be shut off for several hours.
more
than
will not be used for several
a
minute
or
two.
days.
NORMAL SOUNDS YOU MAY HEAR
The icemaker water valve will buzz
position,
it will buzz
even
as
the icemaker fills with water. If the power switch is in the I (on)
stop the buzzing, move the power
if it has not yet been hooked up to water. To
switch to O
NOTE:
(off).
Keeping the
power switch in the I
(on) position
before the water line is connected
can
damage
the
icemaker.
You will hear the sound of cubes
dropping
into the bin and water
running
in the
pipes
as
the icemaker
refills.
PREPARING FOR VACATION
Set the icemaker power switch to O
(off)
If the ambient
below
(on
some
will
and shut off the water
have
supply
to the
refrigerator.
servicer drain the water
freezing,
temperature
drop
qualified
models) to prevent serious property damage due to flooding from ruptured
connections.
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a
supply system
water lines
or
TROUBLE SHOOTING
PROBLEM
Ice cubes have odor/taste
(OPTION)
POSSIBLE CAUSES
Ice
storage bin needs cleaning.
WHAT TO DO
and wash bin.
Empty
Discard old cubes.
Food
transmitting
odor/
Wrap
foods well.
taste to ice cubes.
Interior of
needs
refrigerator
cleaning.
Ice maker does not
Icemaker turned off
work
Water
(on
some
models)
supply
Irregular
ice
or
turned off.
in
clumps
storage container.
See
Turn
cleaning.
icemaker
on
water
or
supply.
Break up with fingertip
pressure and discard
remaining clumps.
Freezer
be too
temperature may
Adjust
warm.
freezer control to
setting,
one
a
the
colder
position
at a
time, until the clumps do
not form.
Ice
making stop
position.
switch
OFF
Automatic icemaker does
Water
not work
off
(on
some
models)
or
supply
Move ice
to the ON
turned
See
making stop
position.
Installing
switch
the water line.
not connected.
Freezer
compartment
too warm.
Wait 24 hours for the
refrigerator to completely
cool down.
Piled up cubes in the
cause the
Level cubes
by
hand.
storage bin
icemaker to shut off.
Cubes too small
Water shutoff valve
(on
refrigerator to
be clogged.
some
models)
Slow ice cube
freezing
connecting
water line may
Door left open.
Call
a
plumber
Check to
holding
Temperature control
not set cold enough.
18
to clean the
valve.
see
if
package
is
door open.
See About the
controls.
Temperature
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