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RIGHT PRODUCT. RIGHT PLACE. RIGHT TEMPERATURE. SINCE 1962.
Modular 3000 Series
•
3036RR
•
36" Solid Door Refrigerator
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Contents
Intro
Troubleshooting
Warranty
Safety
Safety and Warning
Disposal and Recycling
Installation
Environmental Requirements
Electrical
Cutout Dimensions
Product Dimensions
Side by Side Installation
Anti-Tip Bracket
General Installation
Integrated Grille / Plinth Dimensions
Grille / Plinth Installation
Door Stop
Door Adjust
Operating Instructions
First Use
Sabbath Mode
Airflow and Product Loading
Refrigerator Bins / Crisper
Maintenance
Cleaning
Cleaning Condenser
Extended Non-Use
Service
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WELCOME TO U-LINE
Congratulations on your U-Line purchase. Your product comes from a company with over five decades and three generations
of premium modular ice making, refrigeration, and wine preservation experience. U-Line continues to be the American
leader, delivering versatility and flexibility for multiple applications including residential, light commercial, outdoor and marine
use. U-Line’s complete product collection includes modular Wine Captain® Models, Beverage Centers, Clear Ice Machines,
Crescent Ice Makers, Glass & Solid Door Refrigerators, Drawer Models, Freezers, and Combo® Models.
U-Line has captivated those with an appreciation for the finer things with exceptional functionality, style, inspired innovations
and attention to even the smallest details. We are known and respected for our unwavering dedication to product design,
quality and selection. U-Line is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has shipped product to five continents for over
two decades and is proud to have the opportunity to ship to you.
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altered or repaired in the field without prior written approval from U-Line, claims will not be eligible.
SERVICE INFORMATION
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Customer Care group directly, contact information below.
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Safety and Warning
! DANGER
NOTICE
This unit contains R600a (Isobutane) which is a
Please read all instructions before installing,
flammable hydrocarbon. It is safe for regular
operating, or servicing the appliance.
use. Do not use sharp objects to expedite
defrosting. Do not service without consulting the
Use this appliance for its intended purpose only and follow
these general precautions with those listed throughout this
guide:
SAFETY ALERT DEFINITIONS
Throughout this guide are safety items labeled with a
Danger, Warning or Caution based on the risk type:
“R600a specifications” section included in the
User Guide. Do not damage the refrigerant
circuit.
! WARNING
Service must be done by factory authorized
service personnel. Any parts shall be replaced
! DANGER
with like components. Failure to comply could
increase the risk of possible ignition due to
incorrect parts or improper service.
Danger means that failure to follow this safety
statement will result in severe personal injury or
death.
! WARNING
Warning means that failure to follow this safety
statement could result in serious personal injury
or death.
! CAUTION
Caution means that failure to follow this safety
statement may result in minor or moderate
personal injury, property or equipment damage.
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Disposal and Recycling
! DANGER
RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT. Before you throw
away your old refrigerator or freezer, take off
the doors and leave shelves in place so children
may not easily climb inside.
If the unit is being removed from service for disposal,
check and obey all federal, state and local regulations
regarding the disposal and recycling of refrigeration
appliances, and follow these steps completely:
1. Remove all consumable contents from the unit.
2. Unplug the electrical cord from its socket.
3. Remove the door(s)/drawer(s).
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Environmental Requirements
This model is intended for indoor/interior applications only
and is not to be used in installations that are open/
exposed to natural elements.
This unit is designed to operate between 50°F (10°C) and
100°F (38°C). Higher ambient temperatures may reduce
the unit’s ability to reach low temperatures and/or reduce
ice production on applicable models.
For best performance, keep the unit out of direct sunlight
and away from heat generating equipment.
In climates where high humidity and dew points are
present, condensation may appear on outside surfaces.
This is considered normal. The condensation will
evaporate when the humidity drops.
! CAUTION
Damages caused by ambient temperatures of
40°F (4°C) or below are not covered by the
warranty.
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Electrical
! WARNING
SHOCK HAZARD — Electrical Grounding
Required. Never attempt to repair or perform
maintenance on the unit until the electricity has
been disconnected.
Never remove the round grounding prong from
the plug and never use a two-prong grounding
adapter.
Altering, cutting or removing power cord,
removing power plug, or direct wiring can cause
serious injury, fire, loss of property and/or life,
and will void the warranty.
Never use an extension cord to connect power to
the unit.
Always keep your working area dry.
NOTICE
Electrical installation must observe all state and
local codes. This unit requires connection to a
grounded (three-prong), polarized receptacle
that has been placed by a qualified electrician.
The unit requires a grounded and polarized 115 VAC,
60 Hz, 15A power supply (normal household current). An
individual, properly grounded branch circuit or circuit
breaker is recommended. A GFCI (ground fault circuit
interrupter) is usually not required for fixed location
appliances and is not recommended for your unit because
it could be prone to nuisance tripping. However, be sure
to consult your local codes.
See CUTOUT DIMENSIONS for recommended receptacle
location.
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Cutout Dimensions
CUTOUT DIMENSIONS
PREPARE SITE
Your U-Line product has been designed exclusively for a
built-in installation. When built-in, your unit does not
require additional air space for top, sides, or rear.
Preferred location
for electrical outlet
is in adjacent
cabinet.
However, the front grille must NOT be obstructed.
The product is designed and manufactured for seamless
integration in the specified cutout opening shown, which
requires precise measurements. The opening must be
square and plumb front to back. Although not required,
you may choose to increase the overall cutout width for
ease of installation.
33-7/8"
(860 mm)
to
34-7/8"
(886 mm)
5/8"
(16 mm)
24"
(610 mm)
7"
(178 mm)
4"
(102 mm)
35-5/8"
(905 mm)
Metric measurements rounded and optimized.
The Modular 3000 Series units are engineered with a
variety of adjustment features to help ensure a seamless
installation. Adjustable doors, leveling legs and grille will
assist in fine tuning the installation.
All 3000 Series models fully integrate into overlay/face
frame, inset or European/frameless cabinet styles and
install seamlessly into standard 24" (610 mm) depth
cabinet base.
! CAUTION
Unit can NOT be installed behind a closed cabinet
door.
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Product Dimensions
Not Including Handle
23-7/16" (590 mm)
35-7/16"
(900 mm)
33-11/16" to
34-11/16"
(856 mm to
881 mm)
3-5/8" to 4-5/8"
(92 mm to 118 mm)
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Side-by-Side Installation
OTHER SITE REQUIREMENTS
Side-by-Side Installation
Hinge-by-Hinge Installation (Mullion)
When installing two units hinge-by-hinge, 13/16" (22 mm)
is required for integrated models. Additional space may be
needed for any knobs, pulls or handles installed.
Units must operate from separate, properly grounded
electrical receptacles placed according to each unit’s
electrical specifications requirements.
13/16" (22 mm)
Cutout width for a side-by-side installation is the total of
the widths listed under Cutout Dimensions in each unit’s
Installation Guide. Each door can be opened individually
(one at a time) without interference.
Stainless steel models which include the standard stainless
handle will require 4-9/16" (116 mm) to allow both doors
to open to 90° at the same time.
4-9/16" (116 mm)
However, to ensure unobstructed door swing (opening
both doors at the same time), 1/4" (6.4 mm) of space
needs to be maintained between the units.
1/4" (6 mm)
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Anti-Tip Bracket
SIDE MOUNT
Left Hinged Cabinet
Right Hinged Cabinet
! CAUTION
The anti-tip bracket must be installed to prevent
the unit from tipping when doors are fully
opened or excess weight is placed on the front of
the unit.
The anti-tip brackets have multiple mounting options.
Mounting will depend on your particular cabinet
configuration. Locate 6 #8x5/8" screws included with your
unit.
TOP MOUNT
Side mount position is used when you are unable to mount
the brackets to the underside of your countertop.
1. Remove the pre-installed anti-tip brackets from the top
mount position and align to the side mounting holes on
the hinge side of your model as shown.
For ease of installation the anti-tip brackets are
pre-installed in the top mount position.
1. Completely slide the unit into its position in the
opening. Be certain unit height is properly adjusted.
(See GENERAL INSTALLATION).
2. Open both doors completely. Make certain doors clear
surrounding cabinetry.
3. Using a 3/32" (2.50 mm) drill bit, drill 6 pilot holes
(3 for each bracket) 5/8" (16 mm) deep into bottom of
countertop. Use the anti-tip brackets as a template.
4. Install 6 #8x5/8" screws into the plate using a #2
Phillips head screwdriver.
2. Reinstall 2 screws into each anti-tip bracket, mounting
the bracket to your unit.
3. Completely slide the unit into its position in the
opening. Be certain unit height is properly adjusted.
(See GENERAL INSTALLATION).
4. Open both doors completely to gain access to the antitip brackets. Make certain doors clear surrounding
cabinetry.
5. Using a 3/32" (2.50 mm) drill bit, drill 6 pilot holes (3
for each bracket) 5/8" (16 mm) deep into cabinetry
frame using the anti-tip brackets as a template.
6. Install 6 #8x5/8" screws into the plate using a #2
Phillips head screwdriver.
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General Installation
1. Plug in the power/electrical cord.
1. Use a level to confirm
the unit is level. Level
2. Gently push the unit into position. Be careful not to
should be placed along
top edge and side
INSTALLATION
1
entangle the cord.
edge as shown.
3. Re-check the leveling, from front to back and side to
side. Make any necessary adjustments. The unit’s top
2. If the unit is not level,
surface should be approximately 1/8" (3 mm) below
remove grille and
2
adjust legs as
the countertop.
necessary. Use
included tool to adjust the height of the rear legs.
4. Install the anti-tip bracket.
5. Remove the interior packing material and wipe out the
inside of the unit with a clean, water-dampened cloth.
Rotate Front Legs to Adjust
Rotate Clockwise to raise rear leg.
Rotate Counter-Clockwise to lower leg.
3. Confirm the unit is level after each adjustment and
repeat the previous steps until the unit is level.
INSTALLATION TIP
If the room floor is higher than the floor in the cutout
opening, adjust the rear legs to achieve a total unit rear
height of 1/8" (3 mm) less than the opening’s rear height.
Shorten the unit height in the front by adjusting the front
legs. This allows the unit to be gently tipped into the
opening. Adjust the front legs to level the unit after it is
correctly positioned in the opening.
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INTEGRATED GRILLE (PLINTH STRIP/BASE
FASCIA) DIMENSIONS
3-5/16" to 4-5/16"
(84 mm to 110 mm)
Integrated Grille - Plinth
Dimensions
The 3000 series grille (plinth strip/base fascia) is fully
adjustable and can be set to match your surrounding
seamless appearance.
1" (25 mm)
integrated grille may also be installed to truly provide a
1-9/16"
(40 mm)
furniture dimensions. In addition to it’s adjustability, an
PREPARE AND INSTALL INTEGRATED GRILLE
(PLINTH STRIP/BASE FASCIA)
1. Use the dimensions provided in the diagram to cut and
shape your integrated grille (plinth strip/base fascia)
panel. Recommended panel thickness is between 1/4"
(6 mm) and 3/8" (9 mm). Height will vary from 3-5/16"
(84 mm) to 4-5/16" (110 mm) based on your grille
(plinth strip/base fascia) height.
2. Finish or stain your grille (plinth strip/base fascia)
panel to match your surrounding furniture. Finish
front, back and edges to prevent warping. Carefully
35-5/8"
(905 mm)
application and cure times.
32-7/16"
(825 mm)
follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for finish
3. Apply double sided tape to the backside of the
integrated grill (plinth strip/base fascia). Use the
diagram below for reference. U-Line recommends
3M™ VHB™ tape, a high strength bonding tape.
Apply Tape To Shaded Area
5. Carefully align grille (plinth strip/base fascia) over
1-9/16"
(40 mm)
4. Remove backing paper from double sided tape.
integrated panel and press into position.
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Grille - Plinth Installation
Installing the grille
(plinth strip/base fascia)
REMOVING AND INSTALLING GRILLE
(PLINTH STRIP/BASE FASCIA)
1. Align slots in grille (plinth strip/base fascia) rail with
! WARNING
Disconnect electrical current to the unit before
removing the grille (plinth strip/base fascia).
When using the unit, the grille (plinth strip/base
fascia) must be installed.
screw heads in base of unit
2. Push grille (plinth strip/base fascia) rails towards the
center of the unit and set rails over screw head.
3. Slide grille (plinth strip/base fascia) into position. Using
included 7/64" Allen wrench tighten grille (plinth strip/
base fascia) lock screws.
Edges of sheet metal may be sharp.
Removing the grille
(plinth strip/base fascia)
1. Disconnect electrical current to unit.
ADJUSTING GRILLE
(PLINTH STRIP/BASE FASCIA)
2. Using the included 7/64" Allen wrench, loosen (but do
not remove) both grille (plinth strip/base fascia) lock
screws. See below.
The grille (plinth strip/base fascia) has an automatic
vertical plane adjustment and can also be adjusted on its
horizontal plane as well. To adjust your grille (plinth strip/
base fascia) to match your surrounding furniture, follow
the instructions below.
Grille Mounting
Screws
Grille
Skirt
3. Gently pull grille (plinth strip/base fascia) away from
unit until it stops.
1. Loosen, but do not remove, the lock screws on the
inside of the grille (plinth strip/base fascia) rails. Lock
4. Push grille (plinth strip/base fascia) rails towards the
center of the unit to lift rails off lock screws.
screws are located on the inside of each grille (plinth
strip/base fascia) rail.
2. The grille (plinth strip/base fascia) can be extended
horizontally by pulling out a maximum of 1-1/2"
(38 mm). Do not exceed 1-1/2" (38 mm). Secure the
lock screws after adjusting.
Grille Rail
3. The grille (plinth strip/base fascia) skirt may be
manually adjusted to the height of your floor. Simply
5. Pull grille (plinth strip/base fascia) free from unit.
raise or lower the skirt as needed.
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Door Stop
3. Once cover is removed, slide hinge pin into hole as
shown. Pin should slide into place, stopping the door at
Your U-Line unit was shipped to you with the optional 90°
90°; if the pin does not go into the hole shown, hold
pin.
the door less than 90° open and try again.
Your unit’s door(s) will open 115° straight from the
factory. If you would like the door stop at 90° follow these
instructions.
NOTICE
If your unit is already undercounter, it will need
to be moved out to access the hinge. With the
90° stop pin in place, you will not be able to
replace the hinge cover.
1. Open door approximately 90°.
4. To fully seat the pin, tap it lightly with a hammer.
5. Carefully slide your unit back in place.
NOTICE
The pin can be removed to return the door swing
back to its original 115° swing by tapping the pin
out from the bottom of the hinge.
2. Remove hinge cover by lifting top and bottom of hinge
CLOSER
cover and sliding the cover inwards to remove from
The door hinge has a self-closing feature that engages
hinge.
when the door is open approximately 6" (150 mm) (about
25°).
1
3
2
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Door Adjustments
DOOR ALIGNMENT AND ADJUSTMENT
Align and adjust the door if it is not level or is not sealing
properly. If the door is not sealed, the unit may not cool
T-25 Torx Screw
properly, or excessive frost or condensation may form in
the interior.
NOTICE
Properly aligned, the door’s gasket should be
firmly in contact with the cabinet all the way
T-25 Torx Screw
around the door (no gaps). Carefully examine
the door’s gasket to ensure that it is firmly in
contact with the cabinet. Also make sure the
door gasket is not pinched on the hinge side of
the door.
REVERSING THE DOOR
1. Open door.
! CAUTION
Do not attempt to use the door to raise or pivot
2. Remove top hinge cover by lifting top and bottom flaps
and slide inwards. Repeat on bottom hinge.
your unit. This would put excessive stress on the
hinge system.
Alignment and Adjustment Procedure
1. Open door and remove gasket near the hinges.
2. Using a T-25 Torx Bit, loosen each pair of Torx head
screws on both the upper and lower hinge plates.
3. Square and align door as necessary.
4. Tighten Torx head screws on hinge.
5. Reinstall gasket into the channel starting at the corner.
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3. Using T-25 Torx bit loosen screw #1 and remove screw
#2 on top and bottom hinge. Slide and remove the
door from unit. Completely remove screw #1 on top
and bottom.
2
1
4. Remove caps from screw heads on opposite side (2 on
top and 2 on bottom). Using #2 Phillips bit remove the
4 underlying screws. Reinstall the screws and caps on
the opposite side.
5. Partially install screw #1 in the outer most holes on top
and bottom. Rotate door 180°, align hinge over screw
#1 and slide/seat into position. Reinstall screw #2 on
top and bottom. Tighten both screws and install hinge
cover.
Align and adjust the door:
Align and adjust the door (see DOOR ALIGNMENT AND
ADJUSTMENT).
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First Use
All U-Line controls are preset at the factory. Initial startup
requires no adjustments.
NOTICE
U-Line recommends allowing the unit to run
overnight before loading with product.
When plugged in, the unit will begin operating under the
factory default setting. Follow the on screen prompt for
language selection and temperature units.
To turn the unit off, press
and hold for 5 seconds and
release. The display will show a countdown to switching the
unit off.
To power your unit on, simply press
and the unit will
immediately switch on.
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L
Sabbath Mode
7. Press
or
to change “Off” to “On”.
8. Press
to confirm your selection.
The Display will fade out as the unit enters Sabbath Mode.
Up
Select
RETURN TO MENU
SABBATH MODE
OFF?
Sabbath
Mode remains active until
is quickly pressed and
released.
Down
This unit offers a Sabbath mode for users who require this
functionality during Sabbaths. Sabbath mode disables
system responses to user initiated activities and all
external functions, including lighting, display and audible
alarms. The unit will still maintain internal temperatures
and set points.
To enable Sabbath Mode:
1. Open the unit’s door to activate the display.
2. To access the Customer Menu, hold
3. Press
or
for 5 seconds.
to scroll through available selections.
4. Select Sabbath Mode from the Customer Menu by
pressing
5. Press
6. Press
.
to select “Off”.
. “Off” will begin to flash.
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Airflow and Product Loading
NOTICE
The unit requires proper airflow to perform at its
highest efficiency. Do not block the front grille,
internal fans or vents at any time, or the unit will
not perform as expected. When loading your
unit, leave space between the internal fans or
vents and product loaded. Anything blocking the
required airflow/circulation will result in uneven
temperature distribution in the cabinet and can
also freeze product. Do not install the unit
behind a door.
When properly loaded, your U-Line unit will store up to
208 (12 oz. [330 ml]) cans or 136 (12 oz. [330 ml])
bottles.
Door Removed For Illustration Purposes
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Refrigerator Bins - Crisper
Cleaning
Bins may be cleaned in a soapy warm water solution. A
REFRIGERATOR BIN INSTALLATION & REMOVAL
general household disinfectant, safe for plastics, may be
Refrigerator bins are easily removed for cleaning and
used if necessary. Be sure to completely dry your bin
sanitizing. To remove your bin follow the instructions
before reinstalling.
below.
NOTICE
Bins are NOT dishwasher safe.
1. Fully extend the bin you wish to remove from the
cabinet.
2. Lift the front lip of the bin and raise the bin off the
racks.
3. Lift the rear of the bin off its seat on the rack.
4. Pull the bin up and away from the racks.
To Reinstall
5. Fully extend the empty rack from within the cabinet.
6. Set the rear of the bin over the rear of the slide.
7. Seat the front of the bin down and onto the slide rack.
8. Push the bin back into the cabinet.
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Cleaning
Integrated Models
To clean integrated panels, use household cleaner per the
EXTERIOR CLEANING
cabinet manufacturer’s recommendation.
Stainless Models
Stainless door panels and handles can discolor when
exposed to chlorine gas, pool chemicals, saltwater or
cleaners with bleach.
Keep your stainless unit looking new by cleaning with a
good quality all-in-one stainless steel cleaner and polish
monthly. For best results use Claire® Stainless Steel
INTERIOR CLEANING
Disconnect power to the unit.
Clean the interior and all removed components using a
mild nonabrasive detergent and warm water solution
applied with a soft sponge or non-abrasive cloth.
Polish and Cleaner. Comparable products are acceptable.
Frequent cleaning will remove surface contamination that
Rinse the interior using a soft sponge and clean water.
could lead to rust. Some installations may require cleaning
weekly.
Do not use any solvent-based or abrasive
cleaners. These types of cleaners may transfer taste to
Do not clean with steel wool pads.
the interior products and damage or discolor the lining.
Do not use stainless steel cleaners or polishes on
any glass surfaces.
DEFROSTING
Under normal conditions this unit does not require manual
defrosting. Minor frost on the rear wall or visible through
Clean any glass surfaces with a non-chlorine glass
the evaporator plate vents is normal and will melt during
cleaner.
each off cycle.
Do not use cleaners not specifically intended for
stainless steel on stainless steel surfaces (this
includes glass, tile and counter cleaners).
If there is excessive build-up of 1/4" (6 mm) or more,
If any surface discoloring or rusting appears, clean it
manually defrost the unit.
Ensure the door is closing and sealing properly.
quickly with Bon-Ami® or Barkeepers Friend Cleanser®
and a nonabrasive cloth. Always clean with the grain.
Always finish with
Claire®
Stainless Steel Polish and
High ambient temperature and excessive humidity can
also produce frost.
Cleaner or comparable product to prevent further
problems.
! CAUTION
Using abrasive pads such as Scotchbrite™ will
cause the graining in the stainless steel to
become blurred.
DO NOT use an ice pick or other sharp
instrument to help speed up defrosting. These
instruments can puncture the inner lining or
Rust not cleaned up promptly can penetrate the
surface of the stainless steel and complete
removal of the rust may not be possible.
damage the cooling unit. DO NOT use any type of
heater to defrost. Using a heater to speed up
defrosting can cause personal injury and
damage to the inner lining.
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The drain pan was not designed to capture the
water created when manually defrosting. To
prevent water from overflowing the drain pan
and possibly damaging water sensitive flooring,
the unit must be removed from cabinetry.
To defrost:
1. Disconnect power to the unit.
2. Remove all products from the interior.
3. Prop the door in an open position (2 in. [50 mm]
minimum).
4. Allow the frost to melt naturally.
5. After the frost melts completely clean the interior and
all removed components. (See INTERIOR CLEANING).
6. When the interior is dry, reconnect power and turn unit
on.
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Cleaning Condenser
INTERVAL - EVERY SIX MONTHS
To maintain operational efficiency, keep the front grille
(plinth strip/base fascia) free of dust and lint, and clean
the condenser when necessary. Depending on
environmental conditions, more or less frequent cleaning
may be necessary.
! WARNING
Disconnect electric current to the unit before
cleaning the condenser.
NOTICE
DO NOT use any type of cleaner on the
condenser unit. Condenser may be cleaned using
a vacuum, soft brush or compressed air.
1. Remove the grille (plinth strip/base fascia). (See
GRILLE-PLINTH INSTALLATION).
2. Clean the condenser coil using a soft brush or vacuum
cleaner.
3. Install the grille (plinth strip/base fascia).
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Extended Non-Use
VACATION/HOLIDAY, PROLONGED SHUTDOWN
The following steps are recommended for periods of
extended non-use:
1. Remove all consumable content from the unit.
2. Disconnect the power cord from its outlet/socket and
leave it disconnected until the unit is returned to
service.
3. If ice is on the evaporator, allow ice to thaw naturally.
4. Clean and dry the interior of the unit. Ensure all water
has been removed from the unit.
5. The door must remain open to prevent formation of
mold and mildew. Open door a minimum of 2"
(50 mm) to provide the necessary ventilation.
WINTERIZATION
If the unit will be exposed to temperatures of 40°F (5°C)
or less, the steps above must be followed.
For questions regarding winterization, please
call U-Line at +1.800.779.2547.
! CAUTION
Damage caused by freezing temperatures is not
covered by the warranty.
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Troubleshooting
• Compressor: The compressor makes a hum or pulsing
sound that may be heard when it operates.
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
If you think your U-Line product is malfunctioning, read
the CONTROL OPERATION section to clearly understand
the function of the control.
If the problem persists, read the NORMAL OPERATING
SOUNDS and TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE sections below
to help you quickly identify common problems and
possible causes and remedies. Most often, this will resolve
the problem without the need to call for service.
IF SERVICE IS REQUIRED
If you do not understand a troubleshooting remedy, or
your product needs service, contact U-Line Corporation
• Evaporator: Refrigerant flowing through an evaporator
may sound like boiling liquid.
• Condenser Fan: Air moving through a condenser may
be heard.
• Automatic Defrost Drain Pan: Water may be heard
dripping or running into the drain pan when the unit is
in the defrost cycle.
• Solenoid Valves: An occasional clicking sound may be
heard as solenoid valves are operated.
directly at +1.800.779.2547.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
When you call, you will need your product Model and
Serial Numbers. This information appears on the Model
and Serial number plate located on the interior of your
product or can be accessed through “Help” in the
Customer Menu.
NORMAL OPERATING SOUNDS
All models incorporate rigid foam insulated cabinets to
provide high thermal efficiency and maximum sound
! DANGER
ELECTROCUTION HAZARD. Never attempt to
repair or perform maintenance on the unit
before disconnecting the main electrical power.
Troubleshooting - What to check when problems occur:
Problem
Possible Cause and Remedy
unfamiliar.
Digital Display
and Light Do Not
Work.
Ensure power is connected to the unit.
If the unit is cooling, it may be in Sabbath
mode.
Normal operating sounds may be more noticeable because
Interior Light
Does Not
Illuminate.
If the unit is cooling, it may be in Sabbath
mode or manually set to off.
Light Remains on
When Door Is
Closed.
Lighting may be set to on; reset to with
door.
Unit Develops
Frost on Internal
Surfaces.
Frost on the rear wall is normal and will melt
during each off cycle.
If there is excessive build-up of 1/4" or
more, manually defrost the unit.
Ensure the door is closing and sealing
properly.
High ambient temperature and excessive
humidity can also produce frost.
Unit Develops
Condensation on
External
Surfaces.
The unit is exposed to excessive humidity.
Moisture will dissipate as humidity levels
decrease.
reduction for its internal working components. Despite this
technology, your model may make sounds that are
of the unit’s environment. Hard surfaces such as cabinets,
wood, vinyl or tiled floors and paneled walls have a
tendency to reflect normal appliance operating noises.
Listed below are common refrigeration components with a
brief description of the normal operating sounds they
make. NOTE: Your product may not contain all the
components listed.
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Problem
Possible Cause and Remedy
ID
Description
Solution
Digital Display
Functions, But
Unit Does Not
Cool.
Ensure the unit is not in “Showroom Mode.”
Momentarily unplug or interrupt power
supply to the unit.
(L) (R) Temp Hi
6H+
Left or right zone
temperature +10°
over set point for
over 6 hours.
Verify door is closed
and sealing. Contact
Customer Care if
persistent.
Digital Display
Shows an Error.
“Door” indicates the door may be opened
too long. Ensure the door is closing
properly. For other error codes contact
U-Line Customer Service.
(L) (R) Temp Hi
12H+
Left or right zone
temperature +10°
over set point for
over 12 hours.
Verify door is closed
and sealing. Contact
Customer Care if
persistent.
Product Is
Freezing.
Because product in contact with the rear wall
may freeze, ensure no product is touching
the rear wall.
Adjust the temperature to a warmer set
point.
(L) (R) Temp Lo
6H+
Left or right zone
temperature -10°
under set point for
over 6 hours.
Verify door is closed
and sealing. Contact
Customer Care if
persistent.
Product Is Not
Cold Enough.
Air temperature does not indicate product
temperature.
Adjust the temperature to a cooler set point.
Ensure unit is not located in excessive
ambient temperatures or in direct sunlight.
Ensure the door is closing and sealing
properly.
Ensure nothing is blocking the front grille,
found at the bottom of the unit.
Ensure the condenser coil is clean and free
of any dirt or lint build-up.
(L) (R) Temp Lo
12H+
Left or right zone
temperature -10°
under set point for
over 12 hours.
Verify door is closed
and sealing. Contact
Customer Care if
persistent.
(L) (R) Door
Open 5M
Left or right door
switch open for
more then 5
minutes.
Verify door is closed
and sealing. Contact
Customer Care if
persistent.
CHECKING PRODUCT TEMPERATURE
ERROR NOTIFICATION
The 3000 model series continuously monitors a series of
inputs and parameters to ensure proper and efficient
operation of your unit. Should the system detect a fault, an
error notification will be displayed on the user interface.
See below for a list of errors.
NOTE: Single zone models will not use (L) left or (R) right
zone indicators in error notification.
ID
Description
Solution
No Comm
Unit lost
communication to
the display.
Disconnect and
reconnect power to
unit. Contact Customer
Care if persistent.
(L) (R) Zone T
Open
Left or right zone
thermistor circuit
open.
Contact Customer
Care.
To check the actual product temperature in the
unit:
1. Partially fill a plastic (nonbreakable) bottle with water.
2. Insert an accurate thermometer.
3. Tighten the bottle cap securely.
Amb Thrm Open Ambient thermistor
circuit open.
Contact Customer
Care.
(L) (R) Zone T
Short
Contact Customer
Care.
4. Place the bottle in the desired area for 24 hours.
Contact Customer
Care.
5. Avoid opening the unit during the testing period.
Left or right zone
thermistor circuit
shorted.
Amb Thrm Short Ambient thermistor
circuit shorted.
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6. After 24 hours, check the temperature of the water. If
required, adjust the temperature control in a small
increment (see CONTROL OPERATION).
Causes which affect the internal temperatures of
the cabinet include:
• Temperature setting.
• Ambient temperature where installed.
• Installation in direct sunlight or near a heat source.
• The number of door openings and the time the door is
open.
• The time the internal light is illuminated. (This mainly
affects product on the top rack or shelf.)
• Obstruction of front grille or condenser.
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U-Line Corporation | Limited Warranty
1. U-Line Corporation (“U-Line”) warrants each U-Line
product to be free from defects in materials and
workmanship for a period of one year (two years on
Modular 3000 Series) from the date of installation. ULine further warrants the sealed system (consisting of
the compressor, condenser, evaporator, hot gas
bypass valve, dryer, and connecting tube) in each ULine product to be free from defects in materials and
workmanship for a period of five years from the date of
installation.
4. The following conditions are excluded from this limited
warranty: use of cleaners other than the recommended
stainless steel cleaners and U-Line Clear Ice Maker
cleaner; installation charges; damages caused by
disasters or acts of God, such as fire, floods, wind and
lightning; damages incurred or resulting from shipping,
improper installation, unauthorized modification, or
misuse/abuse of the product; customer education
calls; food loss and spoilage; door and water level
adjustments (except during the first 30 days from the
date of installation); defrosting the product; adjusting
the controls; door reversal; and cleaning the
condenser.
2. During the initial one year warranty period (two years
on Modular 3000 Series) for all U-Line products U-Line
shall: (1) repair any product or replace any part of a
product; and (2) for all Marine, RV and Domestic ULine products sold and serviced in the United States
(including Alaska and Hawaii) and Canada, U-Line shall
be responsible for the labor costs performed by a ULine authorized service company, incurred in
connection with the replacement of any defective part.
During years two through five of the warranty period
for the sealed system, U-Line shall: (1) at U-Line’s
option repair or replace any part of the sealed system;
and (2) for all Marine, RV and Domestic U-Line
products sold and serviced in the United States
(including Alaska and Hawaii) and Canada, U-Line shall
be responsible for the labor costs incurred in
connection with the replacement of any defective part
of the sealed system. All other charges, including
transportation charges for replacements under this
warranty and labor costs not specifically covered by
this warranty, shall be the responsibility of the
purchaser. This warranty extends only to the original
purchaser of the U-Line product. The Product
Registration Card included with the product should be
promptly completed by you and mailed back to U-Line
or you can register on-line at www.u-line.com.
3. The warranty listed above does not apply to floor
display models. The warranty for these models shall be
one year from the date of installation. This one-year
warranty does not apply to cosmetic damages; proof of
purchase may be required.
5. U-Line products are designed to operate in ambient
temperatures between 50°F and 100°F unless
otherwise noted in the product manual. Exposure to
temperatures outside this range may cause
degradation of performance and issues such as lower
ice production or spoiled contents are not covered
under the terms of this warranty as a result of that
exposure. U-Line product may not be subjected to
temperatures below 40°F without following the
winterization and vacation shutdown procedures in
your product manual.
6. U-Line’s Outdoor Limited Warranty, set forth in this
Paragraph 6, shall apply to U-Line models deemed
suitable for outdoor use by Underwriters Laboratory
(“UL”) as noted in the U-Line Product Catalog, U-Line’s
website and/or on the serial tag located inside the
product. Outdoor product may come into contact with
rain by virtue of outdoor use. Exposure to other
sources of water shall also cause this warranty to be
void, including flooding of the area in proximity of the
unit greater than 1/8" deep in water, hurricanes,
splashing of pool water, or directing a spray from a
hose or similar device into and around the unit.
7. If a product defect is discovered during the applicable
warranty period, you must promptly notify U-Line at 1800-779-2547 or the dealer from whom you purchased
the product. In no event shall such notification be
received later than 30 days after the expiration of the
applicable warranty period. U-Line may require that
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defective parts be returned, at your expense, to ULine’s factory in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for inspection.
Any action by you for breach of warranty must be
commenced within one year after the applicable
warranty period.
8. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ANY AND ALL
OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ALL OF WHICH
ARE DISCLAIMED. U-Line’s sole liability and your
exclusive remedy under this warranty are set forth in
the paragraphs above. U-Line shall have no liability
whatsoever for any incidental, consequential or special
damages arising from the sale, use or installation of
the product or from any other cause whatsoever
whether based on warranty (express or implied) or
otherwise based on contract, tort or any other theory
of liability.
9. 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 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.
10.Copyright © 2014 U-Line Corporation. All Rights
Reserved. | Publication Number 30379 | 03/2016 Rev. I
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