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Installation Instructions for Top Mount Refrigerator
4 Level Refrigerator & Adjust Doors (if necessary)
WARNING
To avoid electric shock, which can cause death or severe personal injury, do not connect your
refrigerator to an electrical power source until you have completed Step 3 of these instructions.
ToolsNecessary:
Plastic
Putty
Knife
(OR)
OR
Socket
Wrench Set
Awl
Pliers
™
Phillips head
or
™
Quadrex head
screwdriver
This document should only be removed by customer after installation.
Adjustable
Wrench
1 Prepare The Installation Site
Include these minimum guidelines in your site
preparation:
• Choose a place near a grounded electrical
outlet.
• Do not use an extension cord or an adapter plug.
• Avoid direct sunlight and close proximity to a
range, dishwasher or other heat source.
• Floor should be level and able to support a fully
loaded refrigerator.
Allow the following clearances for ease of
installation, proper air circulation, and plumbing and
electrical connections:
Sides & Top : 3/ 8 inch
Rear : 1 inch
 NOTE
These installation instructions
are provided only as a possible
customer option. We recommend
that you use a service or kitchen
contracting professional to install
your refrigerator.
refrigerator:
•
To level the cabinet using the front rollers:
1 Remove the toe grille (Figure 1).
3 8
/ inch socket
2
wrench to raise or lower the front rollers (Figure 2).
 NOTE
Room temperatures below 55°F
(13°C) or above 110°F (43°C)
will impair cooling ability of your
refrigerator’s compressor.
2 Transport Unpackaged Refrigerator To Site
If you need to remove the doors to get your refrigerator into the house, please see “Door
Removal Instructions” in your Use & Care Manual.
Top
Hinge
Cover
• The cabinet should be level at the front and rear.
• The sides should tilt ¼-inch (6 mm) from front-toback (to ensure that doors close and seal properly).
• Doors should align with each other and be level.
Pin
Center
Hinge
Raise
8  Installation Checkoff List
WARNING
Raise the front of the refrigerator
enough so the doors close freely when
opened halfway. The refrigerator
should slope ¼ inch to ½ inch
from front-to-back. Then level the
refrigerator from side-to-side.
Shim
Top
Hinge
Figure 2
CAUTION
7 Door Removal (if necessary)
The anti-tip device
must be installed
according to the
instructions in your
Use & Care Manual.
Failure to do so will result in
injury.
Doors
Final Checks
 Handles are secure and tight
 Door seals completely to cabinet on all sides
 Freezer door is level across the top




Leveling
Anti-tip
Bracket
Figure 3
Shipping material removed
Fresh Food and Freezer controls set
Crisper Humidity controls set
Registration Card sent in
 Refrigerator is level, side to side and tilted
¼” (6mm) front to back
 Toe grille is properly attached to refrigerator
 Cabinet is setting solid on all corners
Electrical Power
 House power turned on
 Refrigerator plugged in
3 Lower the anti-tip bracket clockwise until it contacts the floor. (Figure 3).
5 Remove Internal Shipping Materials
We use packing foam and tape to secure the internal parts of your refrigerator for shipping.
Once the refrigerator is in position, you can remove this material.
By now, you have already removed your refrigerator’s shipping carton.
You may still need to use a hand truck to move it through close spaces or
entrances. If the refrigerator is larger than an entrance, consider two options:
temperature
garage
coldest
cold
off
* recommended
• Remove the entrance door if one exists.
• Remove the refrigerator doors (see how in your Use & Care Guide).
When using a hand truck:
•
•
•
•
•
Load refrigerator from side of cabinet only.
Do not run retaining straps over handles.
Do not over-tighten retaining straps.
Never use refrigerator handles to move the refrigerator.
Remove tape from doors only after unit is in place.
3 Place In Permanent Position
CAUTION
Shifting the refrigerator from side to
side may damage flooring.
Location of these materials may vary depending on your model.
6 Controls
When changing controls, wait 24 hours before making additional adjustments.
If possible, use a hand truck to position the refrigerator directly in front of its cabinet enclosure.
Plug in the power cord, and push the refrigerator straight back into place.
CAUTION
• Shifting the refrigerator from side
• Do not block the toe grille on the
lower front of your refrigerator.
for proper operation.
temperature
coldest
cold
off
* recommended
temperature
Vegetables
Fruits
hi
garage
lo
coldest
cold
off
* recommended
Humidity Control
Not satisfied with the installation of your refrigerator?  Please contact the store from which you purchased your refrigerator.
P/N: 41014306-EN rev A
11/1/15
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