GE FCM5DRAWH Freezer - A Series Owner's Manual


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Safely Information

...........

Troubleshooting

Tips ........

Normal Operating

Ch aracteiistics .................

2-4

Operating Indru_Cions

Care and Cleaning .............

Deflosting Insuuctions

8, 9

(for Manual Deflost Models) ......

Features .....................

7

5, 6

Starting the Freezer ..............

5

Installation Inslruc¢ions

Preparing to Install the Freezer ... 10

11, 19

11

Consumer Support

Consumer Support .............

Production Registration for

Customers in Canada ........

Production Registration tbr

Customers in the U.S .........

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17, 18

13, 14

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Upright--Manual

DefrostModels.

FUM9

FUM12

FUM14

FUM17

FUM21

Upright--No-Frost

Models:

FUF14

FUF17

FUF20

Chest--Manua/

DefrostModels:

FCM5

FCM7

FCM9

FCM13

FCM15

FCM20

FCM25

Model number:

Serial number:

You

can find them on a plate either on the upper leti wall inside the freezer

(Upright models) or on the leti exterior wall (Chest models).

216912100

162D9627PO06 49-60257

08-03JR

IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION.

READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.

WARNING!

Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner's Manual

When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:

This fl'eezer must be properly installed and located in accordance with tile Installation

Instructions before it is used.

Do not allow chiMren to climb, st;rod or hang on the shelves in the ti'eeze_: They could damage the fl'eezer and seriously iqim'e thelnselves.

_Mter your fl'eezer is in operation, do not touch tile cold surfi_ces, particularly when hands are damp or wet. Skin may stick to these extremely cold S/llbf;ices.

Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable

\:q)ms and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

Lrnphlg tile fl'eezer before cleaning, making repairs or changing the light bulb.

NOTE: We strongly recommend that any servicing be performed by a quafified /?_div/dua/.

Turning tile control to tile OFFposifion does not remove power to the light circuit on models with interior light.

Do not reti'eeze fl'ozen foods which have thawed complemly:

Tile maximmn amo/mt of t0od yore" fl'eezer is designed to fl'eeze at one time is approMmately

3 po/mds (1.5 kg) per cubic t0ot _ffti'eezei" capaci£:.

In nomml position, yore" freezer's temperatm'e control will maintain sttOidentlv low temperatm'es recommended in tile fl'eezer quantities of tood.

to fl'eeze

Caution should be used when removing the door ofa fl'eeze_: Particular caution should be used when removing the lid of a Chest freeze_; as most

Chest fl'eezer lids are trader spring tension.

Contact tile manufl_ctm'er's representative a method of sati_ removal.

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A DANGER!RISK OF CHILDENTRAPMENT

When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:

Child entrai)ment and suffocation are not l)mblems of the past.Junked

or abandoned refiigerato_ and ffeeze_ are still dangerous...even

if they will sit for "just a few day_." If you are getting

rid of your old refrigerator or fl'eeze_; please fl)ll_w the instructions below to hel I) prevent accidents.

Before You Throw Away YourOld

Refrigeratoror Freezer:

Take off the dome.

I,eave the shelves in place so that children may not easih climb inside.

Refrigerants

M1 refi_igeration products contain refi-igerants, which trader federal law Inust be relnoved prior to product disposal.

If you are getting rid of an old reli_igeration product, check with the company handling the disposal about what to do.

Because of potential safety hazards under certain conditions, we strongly recommend against the use of an extension cord.

However, if you must use an extension cord, it is absolutely necessary that it be a UI,-listed (in the United

States) or a CSA-listed (in Canada), 3 " appliance extension cord haxim*_ a ,gr°unding,

_pe plug and outlet and that the electrical rating of the cord be 15 amperes (minimum) and 120 xolts.

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IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION.

READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.

A WARNING!

Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord.

For personal safety this appfiance must be properly grounded.

The power cord of this appliance is equipped with a 3-prong (grounding) plug which mates with a standard ?_-prong (grounding) wall outlet to minimize the possibiliD' of electric shock ha/_u'd fl'om this appliance.

Have the wall outlet and circuit checked bv a qualified electrician to make sure the outlet is properly grounded.

If the outlet is a standard 2-prong wall outlet, it is your personal responsibili_, and obligation to have it replaced wall outlet.

with a properly grounded 3-prong

The freezer should indixidual electrical that matches always outlet be I)hwgeda, which the rating plate, has into a xoltage its own rating

This provides the best pe_to_mance and also

I)rexents oxerloading, house wiring, circuits which could cause a fire hazard fl'om oxerheated wires.

Never unplug your fl'eezer by pulling on the power cord. Mways grip [)ltw_ fimfl) and pull straight ()tit fl'om the outlet.

Repair or replace immediately all power cords that have become fl'a)'ed or otherwise damaged.

Do not rise a cord that sho_:s cracks or abrasion dalllage ahmg its length or at either end.

_]/en moving the fl'eezer away fl'oln the wall, be careful not to roll over or damage the power cord.

p/ug_ inCanada)

Because of potential safety hazards under certain conditions, we strongly recommend against the use of an adapter plug.

Howe\'et; if you must use an adapter; codes pe_nit, a

temporary connection

where ma) be local made to a properly grounded of a UiAisted hardware stores.

adapter

2-prong wall outlet by use a\_filable at most local

The linger slot in the adapter must be aligned the larger slot in the wall outlet to provide polarity in the connection of the power proper cord.

with

When disconnecting the power cord fl'om the aclapte_; always hold the adapter in place with one hand while pulling the power cord plug with the other hand.

If this is not done, the adapter ground te_ninal is very likely to break with repeated use.

If the adapter ground temfinal breaLs,

DO NOT USE

the freezer until a proper ground has been established.

Attaching the adapter ground terminal to a wall outlet cover screw does not ground the appliance unless the

cover screw is metal, and not insulated, and the waft

outer is grounded through the house wiring. You should

have the ckcuit checked by a qualified electrician to make sure the oufiet is proper/)/grounde_

SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS

About the operationof yourfreezer,

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Startingthe Freezer

_] Clean the inside of the fl'eezer with a mild solution of baking soda and water (see

Care and Cleaning).

[_ Connect

[_On models cord to power outlet.

with a Temperature Monitor or

High-Temp

Mmm

Switch, set the switch to the

OFFposition.

[_ Make sure the temperature

[_

Mlow

fl'eezer to operate control is set at 4.

fl)r at least fimr hom_ before placing fl_od inside.

@(-)n models with a Temperature Monitor or High-Temp

Mam_

Switch, set the switch to the

O/Vposifion.

Temperature Control

Freezing temperature setting the control selection fl'om

Ito

is made by

7

(coldest).

If you W;lIlt colder a(!)ust the control or W;llillei" [eI/ll)eI';IttlI'es one step at a time.

_

Mlow

several l_otus after each one-step a(!iustment

stabilize.

fi)r the freezer temperature to

Turning process freezei: the comrol to OFFstops the

cooling

but does not shut off power to the

( rEMP

ALAnM POWEnON k

o_F oN

j

Located o17front of freeze_

HIGH-TEMP

o. 0 o,,

Temperature Monitor/High-Temp Alarm

Switch (onsomemode/s)

An alam_ will sotmd if the h'eezer temi)eramre reaches tmsafe levels.

The almm operates electricip,,:/t the power on household fifils, the almm

Mll

not perfimn.

CAUtiON: Addingmorethan3 pounds(1.5kg) of warm food per cubic foot of freezer capacity can trigger the a/arm.

To activate the alarm,

set the switch to the

O/Vposition.

An

O/V/OFFswitch

allows the teml)erature almm to be deactivated if desired.

The ti'eezer is shipi)ed

OFFposition.

_Mier with the the ti'eezer switch has in the run long enough to lower the temperature, you may set the switch to the

ONposition.

To deactivate

the alarm,

set the switch to the

OFFposidon.

Located on back of lid.

About the operationof yourfreezer.

Power-On Light (onsomemodels)

The Powe>On IJght indicates that the freezer is proi)erly com_ected to the electrical power:

The light glows even when the temperatm'e control is turned off.

Key-Ejecting Lock (onsomemodels)

The key for the spring-loaded lock is automatically ejected-key Mll not remain in lock in either the open or closed position.

Keep the key out of reach of children and away

from the freezer

Freezer Shelves (onsomemodels)

The space_ (on some models) are used to secm'e the shelves during shii)ping.

Remove and discard the space_.

Smallobjectsare a chokehazardto children.

Refrigerated Cabinet Shelves (on

somemodels)

These shelves contain cooling coils to fl'eeze foods quickly and allow cold air to constantly circulate throughout the fl_eeze_:

In inost clilnates, necessai_ defl'osting on]_ about will be twice a _eai;

Tohave your freezer operate most efficiently,

do not permit mere than I/2" (13 mm) of

frost to accumulate on the shelves.

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To remove fl'ost, scrape

Mth

a plastic or wood

Sl)_lttxl_l ox" scx';ipex i

Do not use an ice pick or sharp-edged instrument

as it may

damage or scratch the freeze_

Do not use any electrical device in defrosting your freezer.

For Complete Defrosting

_] Turn tile tenq)ex'atux'e and mq_lug tile fl'eezei: control to

OFF

[_ Relnox e all food and place it ill corrugated boxes, insulated bags, picnic coolex_, etc.

Lrse towels and newsI_apex_ fl)x" insulation as needed.

_] XVith tile door/lid open, use pails of hot water to speed loosening of fl'ost.

Relnove lalge pieces betore they inelt.

On models without a defl'ost dx'ain, place rowels or ne_:spai)ex_ freezer bottom to catch the on the fi'ost.

The fi'ost will loosen and tifll. Remove towels axl(l/ox" xlel_:spapex_.

Z

DrainHose

]_]a.

Some Upright adapter and xnodels a dx'ain have hose a hose behixld the base grille which carx)' the defrost water out fl'oln the fl'eezer ]_.emove

the base grille; then remove the dx'ain plug and let the defl'ost water dx'ain into a pan.

b. Some Chest models have a defl'ost water dx'ain at tile fl'ont and a hose adapter tile bottoln that is packaged of tile fl'eezei: in a bag

Relnove in tile dx'ain cap on tile ti'ont of tile ti'eezex; insert tile hose COXlXlectox" and attach the hose.

Remove the drain phxg inside the cabinet.

NOTE:XV_ter

may drip ti'oln tile back flange (ff tile lid covey duxing defl'osdng.

This is nomml.

Ice builds up in the lid insulation open tor adding when the lid is or removing food, and Inelts operatioxl.

during tile defl'osting

S )onoe excess

[] o{ th;_'fl'eezer overfl()wing.

water J[i'OXll tile bottoxlx as it collects to pre',ent

@Mter fl'eezer defrosting, clean the inside of the

(see

Care and Cleaning).

_a.

Oil Uptight xnodels, be sure to replace tile dx'ain i_lug and x'etux'n tile dx'ain robe to its position.

Replace the base grille.

b. On Chest models, replace the drain phxg inside tile cabinet and tile cap oil tile deii'ost drain.

Fold over and dry the gasket on the hinge side of the lid.

_]

Phxo

XXl tl_ • g " _,,e H'eezex: I_.eturn

tile tenq_ex'atux'e control to its i)x'ex_ous position and x'eturxl toed to tile fl'eezex:

%movescrews

_r ] BUllOutwaro

To remove the base grille

(on seine inodels), relnoxe tile two screws ti'oln tile fl'ont of tile ,.t,fille and pull outward.

Care and cleaning of the freezer.

Cleaning Your Freezer

Outside.

Protect the paint finish.

The finish on the outside ot the fl'eezer is a high quality, baked-on paint finish.

X._]th proper care, it Mll stay nm_qooking and rust-fl'ee tor veai_. Apply a coat el appliance polish wax when the freezer is new and then at least twice a veal:

Appliance polish wax also works well to relnove tape residue fl'onl fl'eezer

S/lI'J[ilces,

Keep the finish clean. '_,_]pe Mth a clean cloth lightly dampened

Mth

appliance polish wax or mild liquid dishwashing detergent.

Dry and polish with a clean, soft cloth. Do not wipe the freezer with a soiled dishwashing cloth or wet towel.

Do not use scouring pads, powdered cleaneis, bleach, or cleaneis containing bleach.

CAUTION:

Care

shou/d be taken in mowng the

freezeraway from the wall. Aft types of floor coverings can be damaged,particularly cushioned coverings and those with embossedsurfaces.

Inside.

Clean the inside of wmr freezer at least once a veal: We recommend that tile ti'eezer be unplugged belin'e cleaning.

If this is not practical, wring excess moisture out of sponge or cloth when cleaning ill the vicinity of switches, lights or controls.

Use warn/water and baking soda solution-about a tablespoon of baking soda to a quart of watei: Rinse thoroughly with water and wipe di_': Do not use cleaning powdei_ or other abrasive

cleaneiN.

All open box of baking soda ill the fl'eezer Mll absorb stale fl'eezer odoi_.

Change the box evei T three months.

Y()/1 neveI" have to defl'ost

\'()Ill" new

No-Frost fl'eezei: It has been pre-set at the ti_ctorv to defl'ost itself autonmficallv:

Package labels always remain clearly legible, and packages will remain easy to separate

_lll(1 I'elllOVe.

During noticed fl'eezer defi'osdng, a slight noise may be if the door is opened is ill the mKomafic while defrosting the cycle.

screws

(on

some models

_Plaiiic Iiinge

cover

!!!Ii'"i!

To Remove the Freezer Door(on

Upnght

models)

_] Remove the plastic hinge cover by either lifting it off or filming it back

(depending on model).

To replace the (loois, re\'ei3e the order of the above instructions.

[_ Remoxe the screws holding the hinge to the top of tile cabinet using a screwdfivei; 3/8" socket driver or wrench (depending on model).

CAUTION: It is very i_nportantthat aft hinge screws

are secure/)/tightened to ensurea secure assembly andprevent hinge slippage.

TopI!inge

_] Remove the top hinge from the cabinet and lift the door up and off the lower hinge pin.

Set the door aside.

[_ Remove the two screws fl'(nn the bottom hin ,e

TH o,'er

(on some models)

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In Case of Extended Power Failure

Keep fl'eezer door/lid closed.

M)ur fl'eezer will keep tood fl'ozen fi)r 24 hom_ provided wam_ air is not admitted.

If fl'eezer is out of operation fi)r 24 hom_ or more, add d_T ice. i,eave ice in lmge pieces.

Add more ice as required.

WARNING: Handlingof dry ice can cause

freezingof the hands-gloves or other protection

is recommende_

If d_T ice is not awfilable, move fi)od to a fl'ozen food locker tenlporarily-until power is restored.

Preparing to Move

Disconnect the power cord plug fl'om the wall outlet, Remove foods, defl'ost

(on Manual Defi'ost models) and clean the freeze_:

Secm'e all loose items such as grille and shelves by taping them secm'elv in place to prevent damage.

Be sure fl'eezer stays in uptight position dining actual moving and in win. The fl'eezer nlust be secm'ed in \m_ to prevent movement.

Protect outside of fl'eezer with blanket.

Preparing for Vacation

To maintain fl'eezer in operation dining

\:_cations, be sure p)ur house power is not turned oItl For sure protection of fl'eezer contents, you may want to ask a neighbor to check the power supply and fl'eezer operation every 48 hom_.

For extended

\;Ications oi" absences, you may prefer to move your frozen fi)ods to a storage locker temporarily.

If your fl'eezer is to be left empty, discmmect power cord plug fl'om wall outlet.

To prevent timnafion ot odo_, place open box of baking soda in fl'eezer and leave fi'eezer door/lid open.

When the fl'eezer is not operating, it can be left in an tmheated house or room without damage to cabinet or mechanism.

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Preparingto install the freezer.

Read these instructionscompletely and carefully.

FreezerLocation

Your fl'eezer should day-to-day be conveniently use in a dry, well-ventilated located room.

for

Do not install the fl'eezer where the

temperature

will go below 0 ° F or above ] ] 0 ° E because it will not maintain proper teml)eratures.

Be sure to install your fl'eezer enough to support it when on a floor it is flfllv strong loaded.

The fl'eezer must be solidly positioned on the floor if it is to flmction at its best. Shims may be used to accomplish this wherever the floor is too uneven.

If the place selected tot the fl'eezer is damp or moist, place 2 X 4's (51 mm X 102 ram) under its entire length to assure adequate support.

Clearances

On all models, allow 3" (76 ram) on top, back and sides fi)r proper air circulation.

[0 Inwor

Turn right

+

Turn left

[0 raise

Adjustable Legs (on

Upright

I,egs at the fl'ont corne_ of the ti'eezer should be set so the fl'eezer is firefly positioned on the flo(m and the fl'ont is

_vfised just enough so the door closes easily when opened about half_va>

Normal operatingcharacteristics,

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These things are normal and do not indicate a need for service.

A wam_ cabinet exterior as the refl_igerafion systen_ transfe_ heat fl'on_ the inside to the outside the exterior cabinet walls.

throtlgh

The sound of the high-efficiency compressor moto_:

On No-Frost models, the sotmd at water dripping as it melts fl'om the e\:q)orator and escapes to the drain pan during defl'ost cycle.

On No-Frost models, the SOtlnd of the tim circulating air within the interior at the cabinet providing

a consistent temperature throughout.

Before you call for service...

Troubleshooting -tips

Save time and money! Review the charts on the following

pages first and you may not need to carl for service.

Freezer does not operate or Power-On

Light is not on

Freezer starts/stops too frequently

Freezer operates too long

Noisy operation or cabinet vibrates

Freezer temperature too warm

Possible Causes

Temperature in OFFposition. control

Freezer is unplugged.

The fuse is blown/cirettit breaker is tripped.

Door/lid left open.

Too frequent or too long door/lid ope_fings.

Temperature control set too cold.

Door/lid left open.

Too frequent or too long

door/lid openh_gs.

Temperature set too cold.

control

Inadequate air circulation

space around cabinet.

Floor may be weak, causing freezer to vibrate when compressor is on.

Cabinet is not positioned

solidly

On floor,

Door/lid

left open.

Too frequent or too long

door/lid openh_gs.

What To Do

• Moxe the control to a teml)erature setting,.

*

Push the l_lu"_ completely, into the outlet.

*

Replace ti/se or reset the bl'eakel _.

*

Check to see it package is h_)lding

(_h)_)r/lid

open.

*

See

About the operation of your freezer

*

Check to see if package is holding door/lid open.

*

See

About the operation of your freezer

*

See Preparing to install the freezer

Placing

'

2 X 4 _ (51 mm X

102 ram) under the length of the ti'eezer will help Sul)port it and may reduce vibration.

A(!just legs (on Upright models).

See

Preparing install the freezer

Or t/se shims tar t/seven ileal:

to

• Check to see it package is holding door/lid open.

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Before you call for service...

Foodsdefrosting

Freezertemperature

too cold

Moisture forms

on outsideofcabinet

Interiorlightdoes

not work

(on some models)

Door/lidwon?fully

close by#serf

Slow startingtime after being off

Excessive buildup frost

Possible Causes

Temperature ha OFFposition.

control

Freezer is unplugged.

The fuse

is blown/circuit

breaker is tripped.

Door/rid left

open.

Too frequent door/rid or too ope_fings.

long

Temperature set too

cold.

control

Not unusual

during

periods of high hmnidity.

No power at outlet.

Freezer is unplugged.

Light

bulb bmaaed out.

Legs need

adjusting.

Package

holding

door/rid open.

Built-haoverload protection.

What ToDo

*

Move the

coutrol

to a temlaerattu'e settiug.

* Push the l_lu,,_ completely,

*

Replace fl/se (>r reset into

tl/e breaker: the oudet.

* Che(k to see if l )acka_,e is holcliug door/lid ol)eu.

* See About the operationof your freezer.

* _,Vil)e stu_iwe (h3'.

* Repla(e

* Repla(e

1Use (>r reset the breaker: l bulb.

_

* Push the _lu,, (ompletelv

,

into the outlet.

* See

Preparing to install the freezer.

Door/rid left

open.

Too frequent

door/rid or too ope_fings.

long

Not unusual during periods

of high hmnidity.

* Che(k to see if l)a(kage, is holding door/lid ol)eu.

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additional four-year limited

warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and in-home service to replace the defective part.

Food which has spoiled because of a manufacturing defect either in: a) an) part of the fi'eezer within one year from the date at original purchase, or b) any part at the sealed refiJgerating s):stem within five yea_ fl'om the date of original purchase.

Not to exceed the cumulative limit specified below.

Freezer Capacity

14.9 cu. It. and smaller

15.0 cu. ft. and larger

Cumulative Limit

$100.00

$150.00

Within 30 days after food spoilage occurs, you must provide satisfactory proof of _e spoilage to a [_ctory Service Center; an authorized Customer Care" servicer or the dealer ti'om whom the ti'eezer was purchased.

Service

product.

trips to your home hnproper h_staJlation, to teach delivery you how or maintenance.

to use the

Failure of the product other

than

the intended if it is abused, purpose misttsed, or used or used commerciaJly.

for

Food spoilage caused by: a) Power interruption from the utility.

b) Blown fuse, open circuit breaker dJscmmection on the owner's or other premises.

power c) Freezer not operating because of abnormally electric power voltage or inadequate house low wiring.

Damage

Replacement breakers.

caused after delivery.

of house fuses or resetting of circuit

Damage to the

product or acts of God.

caused

by accident,

Incidental defects

or consequential

with this applimlce.

damage

caused

fire, floods

by possible

Th& warranty & extended to the orig#Tal purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home

use within the USA and Canada. In Alaska, the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service calls to your home.

Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This warranty gives

you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. To know what your

legal rights are, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state's Attorney General

Warrantor: General Electric Company. Louisville, KY 40225

Camco Inc., Suite 310, I Factory Lane, Moncton, N.B. EIC 9M3

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ConsumerSupport.

gEAppliancesWebsite

www.GEAppliances.com

Have a question or need assistance with your appliance?

Try tile GE Appliances X.Vebsite 24 l/om_ a day, any day of tile year'. For greater convenience and faster service, you can now download Owner's Manuals, order parts, catalogs, or even schedule service ondine.

Y_)u can also "_sk Our Team of EN)erts"' your questions, and so much more...

ScheduleService

www.GEAppliances.com

Expert GE repair se_s,ice is onlx one step away fl'om xour doo_: Get on-line and schedule your service at

,_our conxenience 24 l/om_ any elm of tile year! Or call 800.GE.CARES

(800.432.2737) during n{mnal business hou_.

RealLife DesignStudio

www.GEAppliances.com

GE supports tile Uni\'e_al Design concept-products, services and environments that can be used by people ot all ages, sizes and capabilities.

We recognize the need to design tbr a wide range of physical and mental abilities and impaim/ents.

For details of GE's Universal Design applications, including kitchen design ideas tot people with disabilities, check out our Website today. For the heating impaired, please call

800.TDD.GEAC

(800.833.4322).

ExtendedWarranties

www.GEAppliances.com

Purchase a GE extended warrant_ and learn about special discounts that are axailable while your warranla, is still in effect. You can purchase it on-line an) time, or call 800.626.2224

during nomml business l/om_.

GE Consumer Home Serxices will still be there after your warrant} expires.

PartsandAccessories

www.GEAppliances.com

Individuals qualified to service their own appliances can have parts or accessories sent directly to their homes

(VISA, MasterCard and Discover cards are accepted).

Order on-line toda 5 24 hotli_ e\'ery day or by phone at 800.626.2002

dtuing nomml business hou_.

Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed by any user. Other servicing generally

should be referred to qualified service personnel Caution must be exercised, since improper servicing may cause unsafe operation.

ContactUs

www.GEAppliances.com

If you are not satisfied with tile service you receive ti'om GE, contact us on our _.Vebsite with all tile details including your phone numbe_; or write to: General Manage_; Customer Relations

GE Appliances, Appliance Park

I,ouisville, KY 40225

RegisterYourAppliance

www.GEAppliances.com

Register your new applim_ce

on-lhle-at

your convmfience!

Timely product registration will all_w

for

ellhallced coi//illtllli('atioll alld prolllpt

You may also mail in tile pre-pdnted use the titan in this Owner's Mantml.

service tlllder tile teli/ls of VOtlr w;irrallty, should tile ileed alJse.

registration card included in tile packing material, or detach and

_

Printed in flTeUnited States

Pleaseplace in envelopeand mail to:

Veuillez mettre dans une enveloppeet envoyez& :

OWNERSHIPREGISTRATION

P.O. BOX1780

MISSISSAUGA,ONTARIO

L4Y 4G1

(FOR CANADIANCONSUMERSONLY)

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