GE GDS18LCPBBB Refrigerator - P Series Owner's Manual


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Safety Instructions
........
2-4
Operating
Instructions
Getting Started
.............
Shelves, Bins and
5
V_'ater Dispenser
. ...........
Crispers and Pans ...........
Additional
Features
..........
6
7
8
Automatic
Icemaker
......
Care and Cleaning
.......
Replacing
the Light
Installation
Bulbs
Model 18
9, 10
11,12
....
12
Instructions
Preparing
to Install
the Refiigera tot . ...........
13
V\'ater Line Installation
. . .l 4-1 7
Reversing
rite Door Swing..
Troubleshooting
Tips ...
Normal Operating Sounds
18-21
22-24
. . .22
Consumer Support
_'arranty
VVarranty
Consumer
(Canadian)
.......
(U.S.) ............
Support
.........
26
27
28
Write the model and serial numbers here:
Model #
Serial #
Find these
left side,
COIllpa
numbers
near
I'tlllen
on a label
on the
the top of the fl'eezer
t.
162D9629PO07 49-60301
lO-03Jfl
IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION.
READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.
WARNING!
Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner's Manual.
SAFETY
PRECAUTIONS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:
This refl-igerator
must be i)roperly
installed
and located
in accordance
with the Installation
Instructions
before
it is
used.
Do not allow chiMren to climb, st;rod or hang
on the shelves in the reti-igerat(n: Thev could
damage the refrigerator
and seriously iqjm'e
themselves.
Do
not
touch
tile
cold
sm_fi_ces in tile fl'eezer
compartment
when
hands
are damp or wet.
Skin may stick to these extremely
cold sm_hces,
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable
\_q)(n_ and liquids in tile vicinity of this or any
other appliance.
Do not reti'eeze
thawed
fl'ozen toods which have
completel>
In refl_Jgerat(n_ with automatic icemake_,
avoid
contact with the moving parts of the ejector
mechanism,
or with the heating element located
on tile bottom of tile icemaket: Do not place
fingeis or hands on the automatic icemaking
mechanism
while the refl-igerator is i)lugged in.
Kee I) finget_ out ot tile "pinch point" areas;
clearances between the dooi_ and between
the doo_ and cabinet are necessarily small.
Be caretul closing
in the area.
Uni)lug
making
dom_ when children
tile refrigerator
repai_.
befin'e
cleaning
are
and
NOTE."We strongiy recommendthat any servicingbe
performed by a quaiified individual
Before
replacing a btlFned-otlt light bulb,
tml)lug tile refl'igemtor
or tm'n off power at tile
drcuit breaker or fllse box in order to avoid
contact with a live wire filament.
(A burned-out
light bulb may break when being replaced.)
_ Tm'ning the control to the OFFposifion
not remove power to tile light circuit.
does
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DANGER!RISK OFCHILDENTRAPMENT
PROPER
DISPOSAL
OFTHEREFRIGERATOR
Child entr;q)ment
and suffocation
are not problen_s
of the past.Junked
or abandoned
refl_igeratm_ are
still dangerous...even
if' they will sit for 'ijust a few
dm:s." If vou are getting rid of yore" old refl_igerator,
please follow the instrucOons
below to hel I) prevent
accidents.
Refrigerants
_M1refl'igera0on
products contain refrigerants,
which trader fecleral law must be removed prior
to product disposal. If wm are getting rid of an
old refl'igera0on
product, check with the company
handling
the disposal about what to do.
Before You ThrowAway YourOld Refrigerator
or Freezer:
Take
off the
dome.
iiiiiiiiii!
I,eave the shelves in place so that children
may not easily climb inside.
USEOFEXTENSION
CORDS
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 cer0fied (in (,anada),
. -_re ,gr°tmding, t_,l)e api)liance extension cord having a grotmding
type plug and outlet and that the electrical ra0ng of the cord be 15 amperes
(minimum)
and 120 xolts.
3
IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION.
READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.
WARNING!
HOWTOCONNECT
ELECTRICITY
Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord.
For personal safety this appliance must be properly grounded.
Tile power cord of this appliance is equipped
with a 3-prong (grounding)
plug which mates
with a stnndard 3-prong (grotmding)
wall outlet
to minimize tile possibility of electric shock hazard
from this appliance.
This
Have tile wall outlet
straight
a qualified
is properly
electrician
grounded.
Where a standard
encotmtered,
it is
and obligation
to
grotmded
3-prong
and circuit
checked
by
to make sure tile outlet
2-prong wall outlet is
yore" personal responsibili_'
have it replaced with a propedy
wall outlet.
Tile refligerator
should always be i)lugged into
its own individual electrical outlet which has
a w)ltnge rating
that matches
tile rating
provides
tile best
pe_l'imnance
and
also
I)re_ents
oxerloading,
house
wiring circuits
could cause a fire hazard
fl'om oxerheated
which
wires.
Never
on
tile
unI)lug
power
Repair
your
coM.
out
ti'Olll tile
oI" replace
\.Vhen
along
moving
wall,
be carefld
power
coM.
grip
by pulling
i)lug
not
and
pull
all power
cords
fi'aved oi" otherwise
damaged.
that sho_:s cracks or abrasion
its length
tile
firefly
outlet.
immediately
that have become
Do not use a cord
damage
refrigerator
Mways
oi" at either
end.
reflJgerator
away fl'oin
to roll
or damage
over
tile
tile
plate.
USEOFADAPTER
PLUGS
(Adapter
plug_
not
pe_m_tted
_n
conodoj
Because of potential safety hazards under certain conditions,
the use of an adapter plug.
HoweveI; if'you, must use an adaptei; where local
codes pemfit, a temporary connection may be made
to a properly grounded
2-prong wall outlet by use
of a UI Aisted adapter a\:lilable at most local
1/_1 I'(1W_lI'e
stores.
Tile linger slot in tile adapter must be aligned with
tile laiger slot in tile wall outlet to provide proper
polarity in tile com_ection of tile power cord.
When discom_ecting
tile power cord fl'om tile
a(laptei; alwa_:s hold tile adaI)ter in place with one
hand while pulling tile power coM i)lug with tile
other hand. If this is not done, tile adapter ground
temfinal is very likely to break with repeated use.
we strongly recommend
against
If tile adapter ground temfinal breaks, DO NOT USE
tile refl-igerator, until a I)r°I ,)er 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 wall
outlet is grounded through the house wiring. Youshould
have the circuit checked by a qualified electrician to make
sure the outlet is properly grounde_
READANDFOLLOW
THISSAFETY
INFORMATION
CAREFULLY.
SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS
4
Gettingstarted.
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Initially set the refrigerator and freezer controls at 5.
For refrigerator and freezer, 5 is normal, 9 is coldest,
If you want colder or warmer temperatures, adjust the
refrigerator temperature first. When satisfied with that
setting, adjust the freezer temperature.
NORMAL
TEMPERATURE
COLD 1
CONTROL)
5 _///_/_//A
D COLDEST
0
@
Checklist
) Freezer Control
The
freezer
control
1Refrigerator
The
does
the
not
control
refi_igerator
shut
the
teml)erature
in the
ti'eezer
COml)artn_ent.
Control
reli_igerator
Moxing
maintains
off power
maintains
control
to the
the
temperature
to OFFstops
throtlghot/t,
coolino_
in both
the
refFigerator,
areas-refl_igerator,
('Oral)aftra
and
fl'eezex_but
refl_igerat(n;
After changingthecontrols,allow 24 hoursfor the refrigeratorto reachthe temperatureyouhaveset.
0_
Install TopHinge Cover
If not
ah'eadv
cover
inside
the
G)
top
installed,
the
parts
locate
kit and
the
I)lasti(
careflflly
hinge
snap
it over
hinge.
Adjust Rollers So Doors/Drawer Automatically Close
The
ref_igerator
the
doo_/ch'awer
should
be ele\_te(l
will close
slightly
automatically
at the ti'ont
when
ent.
so
partially
open, See Preparingto Install the Refrigerator
TopHinge CoverPart Nos.
WR2S56 Bisque
WR2S72 Black
WRBS8
White
About the refrigerator shelves,bins and water dispenser.
Not all features are on all models.
Rearranging
the Shelves
(;lass and wire shelves in the refi_igerator
ToRemove
/
r'_
U-ITiltup
'
\
Slide-Out Spillpmof
Shelf
The slide-out
spillproof
shelf
to reach items stored
behind
spills
edges
fl'om
are ac!iustable.
ToReplace
E] Liftupandout
spedal
compartment
are designed
dripping
allo_vs )_m
others,
The
to help
to l_m'er
Make sureyoupushthe shelvesall the way back
in beforeyouclose the door
prevent
shelves,
Adjustable Door Bins
A(!justable bins can easily be carried
i'eflJgei';itor to work area.
ti'om
To remove:Tilt the bin up and pull out
on the molded supports until it comes
completely
otlt of the (loo_:
:nugger
Thesnuggers hel I) prevent tipping,
or sliding of small items stored on
shelf. Place a finger on either side
divider near the front and move it
and forth to fit wmr needs.
spilling
the door
_ff the
back
7"0replace or relocate: Select desired height,
engage the bin in the molded sui)ports of
the door and slide the bin in. The bin will
hook
in place.
Brita ® Water Dispenser
Toinstall: Grasp the dispenser as shown,
Using a slight backward tilt, align the
mounting
brackets on the dispenser with
the supI)o_t brackets in the reliigemtor
(loo_:
Gently slide the dispenser back until it
touches the door and lower it into the
suI)port
brackets.
To remove: Tilt the dispenser up at the fl'ont
and pull it ti)r_;_rd on the molded SUl)l)()x*
brackets until it comes completely
out of
the (loo_:
About the crispersand pans.
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Fruit and Vegetable Crispers
Adjustable Humidity Crispers
Slide
the
control
HIGH setting
all the
to pr_xide
reconm_ended
for most
wa_ to the
Slide
high
LOWsetting
to proxide
lower lmmidit)
lexels recommended
for most fi'uits,
h umiditv
xegetables,
the
control
all the wa_ to the
I
Detachable Snack Pan
The slide-out
removed
and
fi)od
preparation
snack
taken
pan can be
to the sink or
The pan
to which
at any
area.
and the ac!justable
it attaches
can be
lexel,
Crisper and Cover Removal
O
To Remove Crispers:
a. These drawe_5 can be removed easily by lifting up slightly
while pulling the drawe_ past the stop location.
/1.\_]_en the door cannot be opened
side drawer straight out:
• Remove
the handle
• IJft the drawer
Ira" enough
to pull the hinge
side ch'awe_;
up slightly and pull past the stop position.
• Grasp the center slide and move both the cenmr
drawer toward the middle.
• Remove
slide and
the crispe_:
a.
O
ToRemoveCover:
Remoxe the glass, then the ....fl'ame X_q_en tel)lacing* the _*lass,,.
push the rear edge fimfl) into the frame.
shelf
relocated
Someadditional features.
Not all features are on all models.
Beverage Rack
This slide-out
a wH]e
V
ot
(on some models)
rack provides
storage
fi:,r
beverages,
Removable Wine Rack (onsomemodels)
This rack is designed
its skle,
to hold a bottle
on
ii
Freezer Shelves and Baskets
On swing door models with _ree sliding
baskets: Both the lower and upper baskets
slide out to provide easy access to fi)ods
stored in the fl'eezet; When the lower
basket is pulled out, the upper basket may
be I)ushed back to fluther improve access
to the lower basket.
On swing door models with one sliding
basket and two split fixed shelves:
The lower basket slides out to I)rovide
easy access to t0ods stored in this basket.
The top hill width fixed shelf provides a
convenient
location to store ice cube trays
and ice bucket as well as a wn-ietv ot t0ods.
On drawer models: The h )wet basket
slides
out when the drawer is opened to provide
easy access to fi)ods stored in this basket.
The ul)per basket may be l)ushed back to
flu'ther improve access to the lower basket.
The baskets may be easily removed for
cleaning spills or crumbs off the fl'eezer
floor, or for installing an icemake_:
The rack and the a(!justable shelf to which
it attaches can be relocated to any level.
About the automatic icemaker.
A newly-installed
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refrigerator may take 12-24 hours to begin making ice.
Icemaker Accessory Kit
If your
reii_igerator
equipped
with
an icemaker
Screws
Part No. WR1M478
not
accessory
Icemaker
MountiegBJock
PartNo. WR2M3604
did
c(nne
an automatic
models,
available
ah'eadv
icemake_;
kit (IM4A
tar Canadian
cost.
models)
is
fin" U.S.
Installation
A special icemaker mortaring
block must
be used when installing an icemaker
Directions on how to install the icemaker
For U.S. models, the motmting
block
is included with the _efl_Jgerato_: For
(_anadian models, the mortaring block
is included in the optional icemaker
accesso U kit (IM4-1).
motmting block are included in the
Icemaker Accessory Kit Installation
Instructions.
PowerSwitc
or ]M4-I
at extra
Automatic Icemaker (on some models)
The
icemaker
will produce
per
cycle--approMmately
in a 24-hour
fl'eezer
teml)eratm'e
, nHiilbei"
and
other
refl_igerator
is operated
_;Iter
com_ecfion
is made
power
\,_]_en
the
to the
water
switch
fl'eezer
has been
SUl)l)ly, set the
appro_mately
the
Throw
the
the
tor
power
switch
door/dra
to
wet for
correct
making
operating
ice, and
spilling
the icemaker
power
will be interrupted
when
door/drawer
is open.
ejecting
the
ice bucket
of the
icemaker
the
fi_t
sotmd
water:
at the
switch
to the
icemaker
the
This
the
bin
fl'om
is interrupted
is in
ice
the power
After
the back
to the
while
If ice cubes
cubes.
restart
missing
into
power
fills to the
icemaker
If ice is not
fl'eezer
prevents
dropping
Because
fin" several
used
right
power
side
light
of the
on
fl'eezer
the
on
the
press
the
upl)er
compartment.
icemaker
sweep
of the
teeler
ice.
to be joined
taste
get stuck
switch
in the
the icemaker
and
switch
has been
shrii_k.
icelnakei;
to 0 (0f/) and
Set the power
the icemake_:
again, there
45 minutes
old ice cubes
stale
set
relnove
the
to I (on) to
turned
on
will be a delay at about
befl)re
the icemaker
resumes
opei'ations.
the
properly,
located
the
producing
fl'eqtmntly,
cloudy,
NOTE: In homes with lower-than-average
times when
is working
switch
level
cubes
the
light
time
of ice to
with
will stop
pressure, you may hear the
icelnaker
each
tew batches
door/drawer
is open,
the green power
light
on the icemaker
will be off. To make sm'e
fl'eezer
to
together
power
icemaker
and
fl'eeze_:
am_,
will become
I (on) position,
the
out
X,_]_en the
It is nomlal
will
Note about the Green Power Light:
fl'om
a buzzing
fills with
Be sm'e nothing
inte_feres
at the teeler amL
Special
the
it
ice cubes.
connected
water fl'om
mold.
when
12 to 24 hom_
allow the water line to clem:
prevent
icemaker
Even
away
when
A newl)qnstalled
take
icemaket;
4 hom_. This will allow the
to reach
temperature
making
water
to 0 (off).
refl_igerator
I (on). Do not open
befl)re
to the
(-I0°C).
may
You will hear
the icemaker
use conditions.
If the
set the
begin
dooi"
Mll fill with
to ] 5°F
reflJgerator
,
of
icemaker
cools
cubes
on
depending
tei/ll)ei';ittli'e
openings
The
cubes
100-130
period,
compartment
I'OOIll
seven
will come
The
on.
maklbgone
water
icemakercyc/emultiple
batch of Ice.
About the automatic icemaker.
A newly-installed
refrigerator
may take 12-24 hours to begin
making
ice.
Ice Cube TrayShelf (onsomemodels)
St)me models ha',e a small separate
for ice cube trays.
shelf
Ice Trays and Bucket (onsomemodels)
To relnove ice cubes fl'om tile tray; place
tile tray upside down on tile bucket as
shown. Press down on the tray and the
cubes will pop out.
Large Ice Bucket (onsomemodels)
PartNo.
WR30S1
This bucket is requiredwhen using an
automatic
icemakex: _._]_en installing an
icemakex; tile upper left basket IlltlSt be
i'ellloved
ill
oi'(lei"
to
make
i'ooi11
_()I"
large ice bucket. If an icemaker is not
installed, the bucket can be removed
10
tile
to provide more capaci F in tile fl'eezer
compartment. For U.S. models, tile bucket
is included with the refl_igerato_: For
Canadian models, the bucket is included
in the optional icemaker accessory'
kit (]M4-1).
Careand cleaning of the refrigerator.
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Cleaning the Outside
Keep the outside clean. _]l)e with a clean
cloth lightly (lmnl)ened with mild liquid
dish detergent.
Dry and polish with a clean,
soft cloth.
The stainless steel panels and door handles
(on some models) can be cleaned with
a commercially
a\_filable stainless steel
Donot wipe therefn_?eratorwith a soiled dish
cloth or wet towel. Thesemay leavea residue
that can erodethe paint. Donot usescouring
pads,powderedcleaners,bleachor cleaners
containingbleachbecausetheseproductscan
scratchand weakenthepaint finish.
Stainless Steel Magic is available at Ace,
True Value, Servista_; H_'/and
other
leading stores. It is also a\;filable through
GE Parts and Accessories, 800.6262002,
or
visit our Website, GEAppliances.com.
In
Canada, call 1.888.261.3055
or \isit our
Website, geapl)liances.ca.
Order part
n umber _*\_X10X 15.
cleaner
such as Stainless
Steel Magic. ''_
Donotuseappliancewaxor polishon the
stainlesssteel
Cleaning the Inside
Tohelp prevent odors, leave an open box of
baking soda in the fl'esh load and freezer
COIIll)_lI'tlIlents.
Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning. If this
is not practical, wring excess moisture
out
of sponge or cloth when cleaning around
switches, lights or controls.
Use warm water and baking soda solution-about a tablespoon
(15 ml) of baking soda
to a quart (1 1) at water: This both cleans
and neutralizes
odo_s. Rinse and wipe oh>
Avoid cleaning cold glass shelves (on
some models) with hot water because
the extreme temperature difference
may cause them to break. Handle glass
shelves carefully. Bumping tempered
glass can cause # to shatter.
TheBrita® WaterDispenser(on somemodels)
is dishwashersafe.
Donot washanyotherplastic refrigeratorparts
in the dishwasher
_Mter cleaning the door gaskets, apply a
thin laver of paraffin wax to the door
gaskets at the hinge side. This helps kee I)
the gaskets fl'om sticking and bending
out
of shape.
11
Care and cleaning of the refrigerator.
Behind the Refrigerator
Be caretul
away fl'om
coverings
cushioned
elllbossed
when moving tile refl_igerator
tile wall. _M1types of floor
can be damaged,
particularly
coverings and those with
When pushing the refrigerator back,
make sure you don't roll over the
power cord.
S/li5[_lces.
Pull tile refl-igerator straight out and return
it m position by pushing it straight in.
Moving tile relAgerator
in a side direction
may result in damage to tile floor covering
or refl_igerato_:
Preparing for Vacation
For long
\;l(-ations
or
absences,
i'elllOVe
food and m_plug tile reliJgerator
Move
tile control to tile OFFposifion, and clean
tile interior with a baking soda solution
of one tablespoon
(15 ml) of baking soda
to one quart (1 l) of wam_: I,eave tile
doors open.
If an icemaker is installed, set tile icemaker
power switch to tile 0 (off) position and shut
off tile water supply to tile refrigerator.
Preparing to Move
Be surethe refrigeratorstays in an upn)ht
positionduringmoving.
Secm'e all loose items such as grille,
shelves and drawers by taping them
securely in place to prevent damage.
Replacing the Light Bulbs
To replace a burned-out
bulb, unplug
refl_igerator fl'om its electrical outlet.
tile
In _e refrigerator compartment remove
tile lens cover by gently applying pressm'e
to the back corne_
ot the lens cover and
pulling tile cover fl'ee fl'oin tile control
housing. Unscrew tile bulb when cool
and replace it with an appliance bulb
of tile same or lower wattage.
12
In the freezer compartment, simply unscrew
and replace tile bulb after ensm_ing tile
refl-igerator is m_plugged.
Turre)_gthe control to the OFFposition does not
removepower to the l/)ht circuit
Installation
Instructions
Refrigerator
Model 18
I
I
Questions? Call 800.GE.CARES(800.432.2737)or visit ,,,,,-x,_ebsite_,t:GEAppliances.com
In Canada, call 1.800.361.3400
or visit ,,m _ebsite;,t:geappliances.ca
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
PACKAGING
Read
Retnove
these
instructions
completely
• IMPORTANT
instructions
fi)r
local
goverlfing
codes
inspector's
and
with
• Note
to
fl)i" fllture
-
Kee I) these
of this
these
tailure
trader
peel-off
fihns.
and
I)r°tect
your,
These
refrigerator,
shilI ) ring.
• Sides
requires
• Top
is the
(3 ram)
1" (25 mm)
• Back
Installation
If the
responsibility
1/8"
1" (25 ram)
refrigerator
a minimum
of the
due to improper
the _.Varrantv.
installation
is against
a wall
of I:_A" (45 ram)
side ot the
clearallce.
• Product
covered
and
" (* cle,uance,;
" "
s f"_
_Mlow the f(• )lh )wm_
)r ease of installation,
proi)er air circulation
and i)lmnbing and electrical
connections:
instHictions
appliance
- Refrigerator
15 minutes
installation
tape
to secure
CLEARANCES
leave
Consumer.
• Skill level - Installation
basic mechanical
skills.
• Proper
installer.
added
use.
Be sure to
-
the
time
all packaging
were
during,
ordinances.
Consumer
reference.
• Completion
tapes
- Obse,,e,ll
to Installer
instructions
carefully.
- S .ethese
• IMPORTANT
• Note
and
TAPE
refl'igerator
on either
between
to allow
fi)r
the
door
side,
allow
wall and
and
the
handle
is not
ROLLERS
WATER SUPPLY TO THE ICEMAKER
(ON SOME MODELS)
If the
refrigerator
connected
has
to a cold
(contailfiI_g
an
water
tubing,
line.
shutoff
instructions)
is available
by visiting
ore" _,Vebsite
Canada
icemaker,
AGE
valve,
at extra
have
water
fittings
cost
or fl'om
800.626.2002
The
rollet_
kit
level
dealer,
•
and
• Do not
install
will go beh)w
enough
• Do not
will
the
install
go above
reflJgerator
where
the
proper
support
the
refl_igerator
it when
flfllv
sure
maintaining
allow
you
reti_igeratot:
the
ha the front.
that
the
refrigerator
When
icemaJcer
the
m_
is completely
the refrigerator
to move
be
installing
incline,
reliJgerator
away
fl'om
wall fin" cleaning.
1.888.261.3055).
the
the
O
Remove
O
Ttwn the
adjustin,,
rollers:
the
base
grille by pulling
it straight
out.
temperatm'e
use it will not
run
()Den
where
(37°C)
because
the
temperature
it will not
pelti)m/
on
a floor
strong
enough
two fl'ont roller
screws clockwise
to raise the reffigeratm;
cotmterclockwise
to lower
proI)erly.
• Install
(13 man)
the
that
temperatm'es.
refl'igerator
100°F
to level
LOCATION
60 °F (l 6 ° C) beca
to maintain
used
make
while
]?.olle,_
the
are
1/2"
icemaker,
yoN"
2 purposes:
It is recommended
To adjust
REFRIGERATOR
have
elevated
(in
Parts
rollers
NOTE:
and
fi'om
(in Canada
•
to be
SUl_ply
at GF_ppllances.com
at geappfiances.ca)
Accessories,
it will
The
to
Lse
loaded.
a 3/8
a(!justable
socket
wrench
_JJl[
it.
wrench,
or plieI_.
FrontRollerAdjustingScrew
NOTE:
The refl_igerator
must be SUl)ported
by all fi)m"
rolleI_. To test, moxe the refl_igerator
to inake sure it
does ilOt rock.
13
Installation
Instructions
INSTALLING THE WATER LINE CON
SOMEMODELS)
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Reconnnended
copper water supply kits are WXSX2,
_4UX8X3 or _4UX8X4, depending
on tile ai//(i/lllt of
tubing you need. Approved
plastic water supply lines
are (;E SmartConnect'"
Refrigerator
Tubing
(WX08X10002,
WX08X10006,
WX08X10015
and
X._3X08X10025).
• Copper
or GE SmartConnect'"
Refrigerator
Tubing
kit, 1/4" outer diameter
to connect
tile refl'igerator
to tile water supply. If using copper, be sm'e both ends
of tile tubing are cut square.
When connecting
your refrigerator
to a GE Reverse
Osmosis X._ter System, tile only approved
installation
is with a GE RVKit. For other reverse osmosis water
systeIllS, tk,llow
This water
tile
IIlaIltll_lcttlI'eI"S
line installation
Fecoiiliileildatioils.
is not warranted
To detemfine
tile distance
by tile
refrigerator
or icen/aker
manufacturer.
Follow these
instructions
carefldlv to minimize
tile risk of expensive
water damage,
reti'igerator
to tile water supply pipe. Then add 8'
(2.4 m). Be sm'e there is sufficient
extra tubing (about
8' [2.4 m] coiled into 3 turns of about 10" [25 cnl]
diameter)
to allow tile refrigerator
to move otlt fl'oi//
tile wall atter installation.
_'ater halnlner
(water banging
in tile pipes) in house
plmnbing
can cause damage to refl'igerator
parts and
lead to water leakage or flooding.
Call a qualified
plmnber
to correct water hamn/er
beli)re installing
tile
water supply line to the refl'igerator,
To prevent
bm'ns and product
damage,
up tile water line to tile hot water line.
GE SmartConnect'"
Refl'igerator
Tubing
available in the fi)llowing lengths:
do not hook
If vou /lse yo/lr reli'igerator
before
water line, make sm'e the icemaker
the 0 (off) position.
connecting
tile
power switch is in
Do not install the icemaker
tubing
temperatures
tall below freezing.
in areas
must
plmnbing
requirements.
code
be in accordance
2' (.6 m)
- WX08X10002
6' (1.8 m)
- WX08X10006
15' (4.6 m)
- WX08X10015
25' (7.6 m)
-WX08X10025
Be sure that
as described
where
tile kit vou select
above.
allows
Kits are
at least 8' (2.4 m)
NOTE: The only GE approved plastic tubing is that
supplied
in GE SmartCmmec(
_"Refrigerator
Tubing
kits. Do not use any other plastic water supply line
because the line is under pressure at all times. Certain
types of plastic will crack or rupture
with age mad cause
water damage to your home.
When using any electrical
device (such as a power
drill) during installation,
be sure the device is double
insulated
or grounded
in a manner
to prevent
tile
hazard of electric shock, or is batte_ T powered.
All installations
how much tubing you need: Measure
ti'om tile water valve on tile back of tile
with local
14
Installation
Instructions
Install
WHAT YOU WILL NEED (CONT.)
• A GE water supply kit (containing
tubing, shutoff
valve and fittings listed below) is available
at extra
cost fl'om w)ur dealer or fl'om Parts and Accessories,
800.626.2002
(in Canada,
1.888.261.3055).
• A cold
water
between
supply.
20 and
Tile
water
120 p.s.i.
pressm'e
(1.4-8.1
tile
drinking
shutoff
water
xalxe
on
tile
nearest
frequentl)
used
line.
[] SHUT OFF THE MAIN WATER
SUPPLY
Turn on tile nearest
tile line of water.
m ust be
taucet
hmg
enom,h_
to clear
bar).
[] CHOOSE THE VALVE LOCATION
Choose a location
fi_r tile valve that is easily
accessible.
It is best to connect
into tile side of a
• Power
drill.
• 1/2"
or
adjustable
• Straight
• Two
and
1/4"
tile
Phillips
outer
2 ferrules
blade
dimneter
(sleeves)--to
shutoff
vertical water pipe. When it is necessary to connect
into a horizontal
water pipe, make tile connection
to tile top or side, rather than at tile bottom,
to
avoid drawing off anv sediment
fl'om tile water pipe.
wrench.
xalxe
screwdriver.
compression
connect
and
tile
nuts
the
COl)per
refrigerator
water
and
tubing
to
xalxe.
OR
• If you
are
Tubing
the
using
a (;E
kit, the
SmartConnect
necessary
_'* Refrigerator
fittings
are
preassembled
to
[] DRILL THE HOLE FOR THE VALVE
tubing.
Drill
a 1/4"
sell:piercing
burrs
Take
Failure
Refl'igerator
• Shutoff
The
tubing.
valve
shutoff
minimum
to connect
\zdve
inside
connection
complies
diameter
to the
COLD
are
included
shutoffwdves
Belm'e
should
imrchasing,
make
with
local
vom"
to tile
have
cold
of 5/32"
WATER
in many
sure
water
a water
inlet
at the
LINE.
water
a saddle-type
i)lmnbing
line.
with
point
a
of
Saddle-tyi)e
supply
kits.
wdve
codes.
15
in tile
valve),
resulting
care not
to drill
ice I)roduction
• If wmr existing COl)per water line has a flared fitting
at the end, you will need an adapter
(available
at
plmnbing
supply stores) to connect
the water line to
tile refl'igerator
OR you can cut off tile flared fitting
with a tube cutter and then use a compression
fitting.
Do not cut ire'reed
end fl'om GE SmartConnect'"
hole
water
using
fl'om drilling
to allow water
a l/4"
hole
or slualler
pipe
a shaq)
(even
bit.
it
using
Remove
any
the hole in tile pipe.
to drain
into the drill.
may
cubes.
result
in reduced
a
Installation
Instructions
INSTALLING THE WATER LINE
[]
FASTEN THE SHUTOFF
Fasten the shutoff
tile pipe clamp.
_al_e to the cold
VALVE
water
pipe
(CONT.)
[] CONNECT THE TUBING
TO THE VALVE
with
Place
tile
compression
fin" COl)per
tubing
connect
it to tile
PipeClamp
nut
and
onto tile end
sh utoff xalxe.
termle
(sleexe)
of tile
tubing
Make sure tile tubing is flflly inserted
into
Tighten
tile compression
nut securelv.
Saddle-Type
ShutoffValve
VerticalCold
Water Pipe
--Compression
Nut
are illegal and use is not i)erlnitted
in Massachusetts.
Consult with wmr licensed i)lumbe_:
TIGHTEN
NOTE:
tubing.
Saddle-Type
ShutoffValve
SmartConnect
TM
ubing
THE PIPE CLAMP
Tighten
tile clamp
begins to swell.
screws/mtil
Do not overtighten
tile sealing
washer
or vou may cHBh
Packing Nut-
OutletValve--
tile
Ferrule(sleeve)
Check if the shutoff
to tile next step.
-Washer
Pipe
tile valve.
For plastic tubing fl'om a GE SmartCmmect
"_
Refrigerator
Tubing kit, insert tile molded
end
of the tubing into the shutoff valve and tighten
compression
nut tmtil it is hand-tight;
then tighten
one additional
turn with a wrench.
Overtightening
ill}iV ca rise lea ks.
NOTE: Conm_onwealth
of Massachusetts
Plumbing
Codes 248CMR shall be adhered
to. Saddle wflves
[]
and
End
wdve is closed
befi)re
adwmcing
NOTE: Commonwealth
of Massachusetts
Plumbing
Codes 248CMR shall be adhered
to. Saddle valves
ClamF
are illegal and use is not pelinitted
in Massachusetts.
Consult with wmr licensed i)lmnber.
[]
FLUSH OUT THE TUBING
Turn tile main water supply on and
tubing tmtil the water is clear.
[]
ROUTE THE TUBING
Route tile tubing
tile refl'igera tot.
between
tile cold water
Shut
line
tile water
off at tile water
one quart (l liter) of water
through
tile tubing.
and
Route tile tubing through
a hole drilled in tile wall
or floor (behind
tile refl'igerator
or a@_cent base
cabinet)
as close to the wall as possible,
NOTE: Be sm'e there is sufficient
extra tubing
(about 8' [2.4 m] coiled into 3 turns of about 10"
[25 cm] diameter)
to allow the refrigerator
to move
()/it fFOll/ tile wall alier installation.
16
flush
valve alter
has been
()lit tile
about
flushed
Installation
[] CONNECT THE TUBING
REFRIGERATOR
Instructions
TO THE
[]
TURN THE WATER ON AT THE
SHUTOFF VALVE
Tighten
NOTES:
• Before makii_g the COlmection
be sure the refl'igerator
power
I)lugged into the wall outlet.
Remove the screws holding the right
access cover. Fold back the cover.
(refi'igerator
cap
that leak.
to the refligerator,
cord is not
• _'e recomlnei_d
installing
a water filter if wmr
water SUl)ply has sand or particles that could clog
the screen of the refl'igerator's
water wdve, Install
it in the water line near the refl'igerator,
If using
(;E Slnart(_onnect
"_ Refl'igerator
Tubing kit, you
will need an additional
tube (WX08X10002)
to
connect
the filter. Do not cut plastic tube to
install filter.
Remoxe the plastic flexible
from the water xalxe
any COlmections
side
[]
of the
PLUG IN THE REFRIGERATOR
_rranoe
the coil of tubing so that it does not _ibrate
against the back of the refrigerator
or against the
wall, Push the refrigerator
back to the wall,
a
tEJ
COlmection),
Place the comi)ressiot_
nut and
terrule
(sleeve) onto the end of
the tubing as shown, On GE
Slnart(]ot_t_ect
_'_Refi]gerator
Tubing kit, the imts are ah'eadv
asselnbled
to the robing.
Insert the end of the tubing into the water wdve
COlmection
as fin" as possible. While holding
the
tubing, tighten the fitting.
START THE ICEMAKER
Set the icelnaker
power switch to the I (on) position.
The icelnaker
will not begin to operate until it
reaches its ol)erating
teml)erature
of 15°F (-9°C)
or below. It will then begin oi)eration
automatically.
For plastic tubing fl'oln a GE Smart(_oimect
"¢
Refl'igerator
Tubing kit, insert the inolded
end
of the tubing into the water wdve colmection
and
tighten conq)ression
nut until it is hai_d-tight;
then tighten one additional
turn with a wrench.
Overtightelfing
lnav cause leaks.
Fasten the tubing into
it in a vertical position.
the clamp.
the clam I) provided
to hold
You inav need to pi T open
Tubing
NOTE: In lower water i)ressure
conditions,
the
water xalxe Ina) turn on up to B tilnes to delixer
enou,d_ water to the icelnaker.
1/4"Tubing
1/4"
Compression
Nut
Ferrule
SmartConnect
Tubing
TM
Refrigerator
" Connection
17
Installation
Instructions
REVERSING THE DOOR SWING
Read
these
instructions
IMPORTANT
When
reversing
completely
and
carefully.
NOTES
tile door
[] REMOVE THE REFRIGERATOR
DOOR (TOP DOOR)
swing:
• Read the inst_ uctions all the way through
befln'e
sm fling.
• NOTE: Doors on stainless steel models are not
reversible.
• Handle
parts
careflfllv
to avoid
• Set screws down by their related
them in the wrong places.
• Provide
a non-scratching
work
scratching
parts
sm'tace
Tape
shut with masking
tape.
Remove tile hinge cover. _]th a 5/16" socket
wrench,
remove the two screws that hold the top
hinge to tile cabinet.
paint.
to avoid
tile door
using
fin" the doors.
These instructions
are for changing
the hinges fl'om
the right side to the left side--if you ever want to
change the hinges back to the right side, fl)llow these
sanle insti uctions and reverse all reterences
to left
and
right.
Unplug
Empty
the refrigerator
all door
shelves,
from
its electrical
including
outlet.
I,ifl tile hinge straight up to fl'ee tile hinge
tile socket in tile top of tile dora:
the dairy compartment.
I-_elnove tape, tilt tile door away fl'om tile cabinet and
lift it to ti'ee its bottom socket ti'om the hinge pin on
the center hinge bracket.
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
Set the door on a non-scratching
outside up.
Phillipsscrewdriver
pin fl'om
7/32," 5/16" and3/8"
socketwrench (6-pointsockets
are recommended)
[] REMOVE
(BOTTOM
swing
surtilce
with the
THE FREEZER DOOR
DOOR) (For freezer
door
models
only)
Masking tape
Tape
T-20or 525 TorxDriver,
whicheveryourmodel
requires
tile door
shut with masking
Remove tile hinge pin
with a 7/32" socket
Puttyknife or
thin-bladescrewdriver
tape.
PI t washer
I
wYench,
Remove tape and tilt tile
door away flxml tile cabinet,
Remove and save the
washer
on the hinge
bracket
pin.
I,fit tile door straight up
to fl'ee its bottom socket
fl'om tile pin in tile
bottom hinge bracket.
FreezerdoorJ
I
REMOVE CENTER HINGE PIN
(For models with a freezer drawer)
Remoxe
18
t/32
tile him,e_ pin xfith a ....
socket w_ench.
Installation
Instructions
[] TRANSFER BOTTOM HINGE
BRACKET TO THE LEFT (For
freezer
swing
door
Pull the base grille straight
hinge bracket scre_vs.
models
[] TRANSFER CENTER HINGE
BRACKET TO THE LEFT
only)
Remove the center hinge bracket and shim by
removing the three screws. NOTE: Keep these screws
with the hinge bracket. They are longer screws and will
be used when installing the hinge on the other side.
out to gain access to the
Using a 5/] 6" socket wrench, remove the hinge
bracket, scrmvs, plastic washer and spacer shim from
the bottom right side of the cabinet.
y
Remove the three painmd screws and take _:_she_
ti'om the center lett side of the cabinet. Screw them
into the holes on the right side, which were tmcovered
above.
Reinstall the spacer shim, hinge bracket, scrmvs and
plastic _:_sher to the bottom lett side of the cabinet.
Place the center
hinge bracket
and
at the center
left side of the cabinet,
screws
that
were
at the begimfing
removed
with
of Step
4 and
the
shim over the holes
Insert the three
center
tighten
hinge
bracket
secm'ely:
Remove the cap fl'om the heft end of the base grille.
Install the cap, supplied inside the kit, on the right
end ot the base grille. Reinstall the base grille and
push it firefly into place.
Do not install the him,e_ pin yet.
[] TRANSFER TOP HINGE
TO THE LEFT
Interchange
hinge and shim at top right with two
plug buttons at top left of cabinet. Do not tighten
screws on hinge side at this time.
19
Installation
Instructions
REVERSING THE DOOR SWING
[] TRANSFER
On
each
center
do());
hinge
remove
pin
the
as a guide
supplied
inside
the
reversing
the
handles.
On ti'eezer
drawer
has a door
stop.
[]
DOOR STOPS
metnl
door
to align
kit, on
the opposite
models,
only
tile
stop./_)se
the
door
side,
the
stop,
after
refiigerator
door
(CONT.)
TRANSFER REFRIGERATOR
DOOR HANDLE TO THE RIGHT
Remove
tile fore" handle
models,
you IlltlSt
Using
a i)ut_ ' knife,
buttons
fi'oln
Reinstall
handle
and
door
covei_
At the
top
swing
door
One of the illustrations
freezer
door hmldle.
Remove
tile
the I)lug
button
them
to the
timr
below
handle
and
opposite
I)lug
side,
models
will look
motmting
button
only)
screws.
Reinstall
on
the
On some
covers.
screw
hole
i_lug
the
holes
left side of the
in the
fight
door
side
screws
(ff
and
models).
remove
reinstall
of the illustrations
door
four
lore" mo/mting
the
some
and
the
screw
the
it in tile
below
plug
top
will look
button
fight
using
hand
like your
hmldle.
(For
Handle
like your
retniner
over
install
screws.
the
of tile dora:
side
of the dora;
refrigerator
freezer
remove
buttons
(on
a i)utt} ' knife
side hole.
One
i'elllOve
fight
the i)lug
the
screw
[] PREPARE FREEZER HANDLE
FOR DOOR SWING CHANGE
tile
_Mign the
mortaring
tirst
and
?
moooting"tf,
screws
_ r
Remove
Handle _4lr_i
Refri_rator
door
Plugbutton
transfer
handle,
Handle
[rlountlng
screws
Plug.
buttonf
retainer
Handle
mounting
Remoxe
tile
opposite
side.
)luo button
and transfer
it to tile
screws'_
Handle
Plugbutton--
NOTE:
Make sm'e tile door stop on tile bottom
door has been transferred
to the left side of the
as explained
in step
of the
door
6.
2O
NOTE:
Make sure
the door has been
tile door
transferred
door
in step
as explained
6.
stop on tile bottom
of
to the left side of the
Installation
Instructions
[]
[] REHANG FREEZER DOOR (For
freezer swing door models only)
I,ower bottom socket of the refligemtor
door onto
center hinge pin. Be sm'e washer is in place.
I,ower 1)ottom socket ot fi'eezer door onto pin on
bottom
hinge bracket.
Be sure washer is in place.
Tilt door toward cabinet, lifting the top hinge
pin fits into the socket on top of the doo_:
Tilt door toward cabinet and gently push door tln(lei"
center hinge bracket and align with the hole in the
center hinge bracket.
Replace
Plasticwasber_
Hingepin --_..._._._
_(_[_
Freezerdeer---[
l
REPLACE CENTER HINGE PIN
(For models
with
a freezer
so the
Tighten the top hinge scrmvs after supporting
the
door on the handle side and ensm_ing the gap
between the clo(n_ is even all across the fl'ont.
Reinstall hinge pin with a 7/39" socket wrench so it
extends through the hole in the center hinge bracket
and into socket on top cff fl'eezer doo_:
Centerbinge
bracket "------'---'_
REHANG REFRIGERATOR DOOR
drawer)
Reinstall hinge pin with a 7/32" socket w_ erich
so it extends through
the hole in the center hinge
bracket.
21
the hinge
covei:
Normal operatingsounds.
Depending on the placement of the refrigerator in your kitchen,
you may want to place a piece of rubber backed carpet under
the refrigerator to reduce noise.
[]
Evaporator
Fan.You may
hear
air being
torced
through
the
cabinet
by the tim.
[]
Evaporator.The flow of refrigerant
boiling or gm'gling sound.
[]
Defrost Heater. Dtwing defl'ost cycles, water dripping onto the heater may
Catlsea hissing or sizzling sotuld,
_dier defl'osting, a l)Ol)ping sound nlay
occur and the evaporator
may create a boiling or gmgling sotmd.
[]
[]
[]
[]
[]
through
the evaporator
inav create a
Cold Control & Defrost Timer.These parts can produce a snapping
when turning the refl_igerator on or off. The timer also produces
similar to an electric clock.
WaterPan. Water ma} be heard
deii'ost cxcle.
running
Compressor.Modern, high efficienc)
than older models. The compressor
pulsating sound.
into the drain
pan during
Condenser Fan.Y()u may hear air being t0rced
over the condenser
Troubleshooting -tips
Save time and money! Review the charts on the following
pages first and you may not need to call for service.
Refrigerator
does not
operate
Causes
Refrigerator
Control
22
What To Do
cycle.
ha OFFpos_fion.
Refrigerator
Vibration or rattling
(slight vibration
is normal)
in defrost
is unplugged.
* _._fit ab()ut 45 minutes
* Move the control
ti n"defl'ost
to n teln )el'attire
* Push the plug completely
cycle to end.
setting
into the outlet.
The fuse is blown/circuit
breaker
is tripped.
* Replace
Rollers
* See Preparing to Install the Refrigerator
need adjusting.
the
coml)ressoxs operate much tipster
may have a high pitched hum or
Before you call for service...
Possible
sound
a sound
fuse or reset the breaker.
by the tim.
GEAppliances.com
Motor
operates
for
Iongperiodsor cycles
Possible Causes
What To Do
Normal
• _lit
when
refrigerator
is Fn'st plugged
hi.
24 hotu_
cool
fin" the
refi_igerator
to COml)letely
(lowu.
on and eff frequently.
(Modernrefrigerators
with morestorage
spaceand a larger
Often
freezer
Door
require
more
occurs
when
* This
large
is u(n_.al.
amounts of food are
placed
in refrigerator.
left
open.
operating time. They
* Check
to see
* Rolle_
must be l)roperly
if l)ackage,
is holding
dr)or
a(!justed
Mart and stop often
will ('lose
tomaintaineven
Preparing to InstalltheRefrigerator
automatically
when
Ol)eU.
so dorn_/drawe_
partially
r)pen.
See
temperatures.)
Hot
weather
door
Temperature
set at the
Refrigerator
or freezer
compartment
too warm
or frequent
• This
control
* See Getting started
is ur)l_u;ll.
openings.
coldest
Temperature
cold
setth_g.
controls
not
set
• See
Getting started.
enough.
Waxm
weather
door
openings.
Door
left
or frequent
* Set the
See
open.
tempe_mtre
coutrr)l
r)ue step
colder.
Gettingstarted.
* ('Jwck
to see
if l)ackage
• Rollel_
must
be l)rOl_erlv
will close
automatically
door
is holding
a(!iusted
when
Ol)eU.
so dr)ol_/ch'awel_
partially
open.
See
Preparing to Instafl the Refrigerator.
Fromor ice crystals
on
Door
left
open.
frozenfood
• Check
tr) see
• Rolle_
must be l)rOl)erly
if })ackage,
is hr)ldiug
dr)or
a(!justed
(from within package
will close
isnormaO
Preparing to Installthe Refrigerator.
Too
frequent
door
Ice cubes have
odor/taste
freezing
l)artially
open.
See
or too long
Food _'mlsmitthag
to ice cubes.
odor/taste
• _Ya l) fi)r )ds well.
• See
of refrigerator
needs
cube
when
openings.
Interior
Slowice
automatically
r)l)eU.
so dr)rn_/drawe_
Careand cleaning.
clemfing.
Door
left
open.
• Check
tr) see
if l)acka_,e,-
• ]?.olle_
must
be l)rOl_erly
will close
aUtOluatically
door
is hol(liug
so doo_/ch'awe_
a(!justed
when
Ol)eU.
partially
open.
See
Preparing to Install the Refrigerator.
Freezer
cold
Refrigerator has odor
control
not
•
set
See Getting started.
enough.
Foods
odor
trm_sa_aitth_g
• For)(ls
rel)lace
Frequent "buzzing"
lcenaaker
sound
the
needs
power
water supply
has not been
• See
clemling.
I (on) position,
strong
• Kee l) an open
to refrigerator.
Interior
with
switch
is in
but the
box
ex'elw three
r)dr)I_ shr)tdd
of baking
be tightly
soda
in tire
wI'al)ped.
refi_igeratr)r;
mouths.
Careand cleaning.
• Set the
l)ower
swit( h to
in tire I (on) l)r)sifiou
tire 0 (off)l)ositir)u.
will damage
tire water
Keel)ilw_
it
valve.
to the refrigerator
comaected.
23
Before you call for service...
Possible
Causes
What To Do
Moisture forms on
outside of refrigerator
Not unusual during
periods of high humidity,
* _ipe sm_i_(e d_y and reset tile refiigerator
one ,setfin,_ cl )l(le_:
control
Moisture collects inside
(in humid weather, air
carries moisture into
refrigerator when doors
are opened)
Too frequent or too
long door openings.
Food freezing in
the refrigerator
Food too close to air vent.
* Move tile fi)od mvav from tile air vent (near
tile controls).
Refrigerator
too cold.
control
* Move tile refl_igerator
Door/drawer does not
close by itself
Rollers need
adjusting.
• See Preparing to Install the Refrigerater
Interiorlightdoes
net work
No
outlet,
* ]_,eplace
Doorsqueakswhen
Hinge mid/or
lubrication.
opened
power
at
Light bulb burned
is set
ti/se
or
Feset
control
tile
to a waHuer
temperature.
bl'eakeL
* See Replacing the light bulbs.
out.
gasket needs
Freezerdoor/drawer
pops open when
refrigerator door
is closed
This is normal if, after popping
open, the freezer door/drawer
closed on its own.
• This indicates that there is a good seal on tile freezer
door/ch'awel:/f
tile freezer door/drawer
does not
aUtOlnaficallv close after popping open, then see tile
Problem: Door/drawer does not close by itself, abe,re.
Icemakerpower switch
Freezer
door/drawer
is open.
• This is nomial. Power to tile icemaker is interrupted
when tile fi'eezer door/drawer
is open to prevent ice
from ejecting and dropping
into tl/e back of tl/e fi'eeze_:
To check if icemaker is working, ln'ol/erk;, press the
freezer light switch located on the upper right side
of tl/e freezer. Tl/e green pl)wer light will come im.
Freezer
door/da'awer
was
• Clean up spill, then shut tile fl'eezer door/drawer
and
do not open for approximately
4 houx_. This will allow
the fl'eezer to reach tile correct operating temperattH'e
fin" n/aking ice.
is in the I (on) position,
butgreen power light
is not on
Wateris spillingout
of icemakermold
opened
shortly
was h_stalled.
Freezer
door
extended
mid
Cubes too small/
reduced ice production
24
closed
Not enough
to icemaker
after
left
period,
open
for an
then
opened
frequently
water
water
icemaJcer
soon
pressure
valve.
after.
• Because of door openings, fl'eezer could not maintain
tile correct operating
telnperature
fi:,r inaking ice. (]lean
up spill, then shut the fl'eezer door/drawer
and do not
open for approximately
4 houi_.
• Collar
t)pe
sell:piercing
water
\:dyes
are not
recomlnei_ded
uldess a 1/4" hole is pre(h_lled
in home
water line. See Installing the Water LineinstrucfioI_s
in
tile ]cemaker
Accessory
Kit ]nstallatioi_
h_strucfions.
Notes.
I
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25
CUSTOMER
WARRANTY
(for customers
in Canada)
Your refrigerator is warranted to be free of defects in material and workmanship.
JVhat is covered
How Long Warranted
(From Date of Sale)
Parts
Repair or Replace
at Camco's Option
Ten (10) Years
Five (5) Years
Ten (10) Years
Five (5) Years
Five (5) Years
3ealed System (including
_vaporator, condenser
:ubing and refrigerant)
Five (5) Years
Five (5) Years
Five (5) Years
_,ll Other Parts
One (1) Year
One (1) Year
One (1) Year
3ompressor:
SE Profile Models
3E Models
Labour
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
WHAT IS NOT COVERED:
1. This warranty applies only for single
family domestic use in Canada when the
Refrigerator has been properly installed
according to the instructions supplied by
Camco and is connected to an adequate
and proper utility service.
• Owner is responsible to pay for service
calls related to product installation and/or
teaching how to use the product.
Damage due to abuse, accident,
commercial use, and alteration or
defacing of the serial plate cancels all
obligations of this warranty.
Service during this warranty period must
be performed by an Authorized Camco
Service Agent.
2. Neither Camco nor the Dealer is liable for
any claims or damages resulting from
failure of the Refrigerator or from service
delays beyond their reasonable control.
3. To obtain warranty service, purchaser
must present the original Bill of Sale.
Components repaired or replaced are
warranted through the remainder of the
original warranty period only.
4. This warranty is in addition to any
statutory warranty.
• Damage to finish must be reported
within 48 hours following the delivery
of the appliance, as indicated on the
Consumer Notice label posted on the
exterior of the refrigerator door.
• Improper installationiproper installation
includes adequate air circulation to the
refrigeration system, adequate electrical,
plumbing and other connecting facilities.
• Replacement of house fuses or resetting
of circuit breakers.
• Replacement of light bulbs.
• Damage to product caused by accident,
fire, floods or acts of God.
• Loss of food due to spoilage.
• Proper use and care of product as listed
in the owner's manual, proper setting of
controls.
• WARRANTOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE
FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
IMPORTANT
Keep this warranty and your bill of sale as proof of original purchase and purchase date.
Camco Service is available coast to coast.
If further help is needed concerning this
warranty, contact:
Manager, Consumer Relations
Camco Inc., Consumer Service
1 Factory Lane
Suite 310,
Moncton, New Brunswick
ElC 9M3
26
Staple your receipt here.
Proof of the orighTalpurchase
date is needed to obtain service
under the warrantz
Refrigerator Warranty.(For
customers
intheUnited
States)
Aft warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers, or
an authorized Customer Care® technician. To schedule service,
on-line, 24 hours a day, visit us at www.GEAppfiances.com, or
carl 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737).
Staple your receipt here.
Proof of the original purchase
date is needed to obtain service
under the warrantg
GE Will Replace:
Anypart of the reflJgerator
which tifils due to a defect in materials or worknmnship.
During this full one-year warranty, GE will also proxide, free of charge, all labor
and in-home serxice to replace the defi_cfixe part.
From the date of the
origina!purchase
Any part of the sealed refrigerating system (the compressoi;
condensei;
evaporator
and all com_ecting tul)ing) which tifils due to a (lete'('t in materials or workmanship.
During this full five-year sealed refrigerating system warranty, GE will also provide,
free of charge, all labor and in-home service to replace the (lefe('fi\'e part.
From the date of the
origina!purchase
i ,ii,iAff
!_iii!
Service
trips
iDii
to your
iliiiliii!]iiii iiiiiii
home
to teach
you how
to use
the product.
hnproper
Failure
of the product
other
Loss
h_sta31ation,
than
the intended
of food
Dmnage
due
caused
delivery
if it is abused,
purpose
to spoilage.
after
or maintenance.
delivery.
misused,
or used
or used
commercia]ly.
for
iiiili!
Replacement
breakers.
of house
iiiili!
Replacement
of the
fuses
light
Dmnage
to the product
or acts of God.
iiiili!
Incidental
defects
of circuit
bulbs.
caused
or consequential
with
or resetting
by accident,
damage
caused
fire,
floods
by possible
this applimlce.
This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home
use within the USA. 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
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ConsumerSupport.
GEAppliancesWebsite
Have a question or need
any day of the year'. For
order parts, catalogs, or
and so much more... In
i,, the,._._.s.:
GEAppliances.co
assist;race with your appliance? Try the (;E Al)pliances Website 24 hom_ a (la_;
greater convenience
and faster se_Mce, you can now download Owner's Manuals,
even schedule service ondine. You can also "_&skOur Team of Experts"'" your questions,
Cmaada: geapplimaces.ca
ScheduleService
i. theu.s.: GEAppliances.co
Expert GE repair se_Mce is onlx one step awa) fi'om your (loo_; Get on-line and schedule
convenience
24 hom_ any da) of the year! Or call 800.GE.(:ARES
(800.432.2737)
during
In Cmmda,
your serxice at xour
nomml business hom_.
call 1.800.361.3400
RealLife DesignStudio
i. theu.s.:GEAppliances.com
GE suI_ports the Universal Design concei)t--products,
services :rod environments
that can be used by people of all
ages, sizes and capabilities. _A'erecognize the need to design fin" a wide range of physical and mental abilities and
impaim_ents.
For details of GE's Universal Design applications,
including kitchen design ideas for people with
disabilities, check out our Website today. For the heating impaired, please call 800.TDD.GEAC
(800.833.4322).
In Cmmda,
contact:
Manage_, COllSulner Relations,
Suite 310, 1 Facto_w i,ane
Moncton,
N.B. E1 C 9M3
Camco,
Inc.
ExtendedWarranties
i,,theu.s.:
GEAppliances.co
Purchase a (;E extended
warrant}, and learn about special discounts that are axailable while your warran b is still
in elibct. Ybu can i)urchase it on-line an'4ime
or call 800.626.2224
during nomml business hom_. GE Consumer
Home Set\ices will still be there after your warran b expires. In Canada, call 1.888.261.2133
PartsandAccessories
1,,theu.s.:GEAppliances.com
Individtmls qualified to se_Mce their own appliances
can have parts or accessories sent directly to their homes
(VISA, MasterCard
and Discover cards are accepted).
(-)rder on-line UMay, 24 hours e\'ei T day or by phone at
800.626.2002
during nomml business l_otu_.
Instructions contained in thN 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.
Customex_
in Cmmda should
consult
the yellow pages fin" the nearest
Cameo
ContactUs
i,,theu.s.:GEAppliances.com
If you are not satisfied
with the service you receive from
including
numbe_;
your phone
service centex; or call 1.888.2t;1.3055.
In Cmaada: geapplimaces.ca,
GE, contact
us on our _A'ebsite with ;Ill the details
or write to: General Manage_; Customer ]?.elations
GE Appliances,
Appliance
Park
i,ouisville, KY 40225
or write to:
RegisterYourAppliance
Director; Consumer
Relations,
Strite 310, 1 Factory i _lne
Moncton,
N.B. E 1C 9M3
Camco,
Inc.
i,, theu.s.: GEAppliances.com
Register your new appfimace on-lhae_at your convenience! Timely product registration will allow fin.
enhanced
communication
and prompt service under the temps of your warranty, should the need a_ise.
You may also mail in the pre-pfinted
registration
card included in the packing material.
ha Cmmda: geapplimaces.ca
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