RF261B*****
RF260B*****
Refrigerator
user manual
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safety information
SAFETY INFORMATION
Before using your new Samsung French Door
Refrigerator, please read this manual thoroughly to
ensure that you know how to operate the features
and functions that your new appliance offers safely
and efficiently.
This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical,
sensory, or mental capabilities, or those who lack
experience and knowledge, unless they have been
given supervision or instruction concerning the
use of the appliance by a person responsible for
their safety.
Because the following instructions cover various
models, the characteristics of your refrigerator
may differ slightly from the refrigerator described in
this manual. If you have any question, contact us
at 1-800-SAMSUNG or find help and information
online at www.samsung.com.
Important safety symbols and
precautions:
WARNING
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WARNING
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in
severe personal injury or death.
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caution
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in
minor personal injury or property damage.
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Do NOT attempt.
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Do NOT disassemble.
Do NOT touch.
Follow directions carefully.
Unplug the power plug from the wall socket.
Make sure the refrigerator is grounded to
prevent electric shock.
Call the contact center for help.
Note.
These warning signs are here to prevent
injury to you and others.
Please follow them carefully.
After reading this section, keep it in a safe
place for future reference.
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SEVERE WARNING SIGNS
FOR INSTALLATION
•• Do not install the refrigerator in a damp
place or place where it may come in
contact with water.
Deteriorated insulation of electrical parts may
cause an electric shock or fire.
Do not place this refrigerator in direct sunlight
or expose to the heat from stoves, room
heaters or other appliance.
Do not plug several appliances into the same
multiple power strip. The refrigerator should
always be plugged into its own individual
electrical outlet which has a voltage rating that
matches the voltage listed on the refrigerator’s
rating plate.
This provides the best performance and
also prevents overloading house wiring
circuits, which could cause a fire hazard from
overheated wires.
If the wall socket is loose, do not insert the
power plug.
There is a risk of electric shock of fire.
Do not use a cord that shows cracks or abrasion
damage along its length or at either end.
Do not bend the power cord excessively or
place heavy articles on it.
Do not twist or tie the power cord.
Do not hook the power cord over a metal
object, place a heavy object on the power
cord, insert the power cord between objects,
or push the power cord into the space behind
the appliance.
When moving the refrigerator, be careful not to
roll over or damage the power cord
This may result in an electric shock or fire.
Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling on the
power cord. Always grip plug firmly and pull
straight out from the outlet.
Damage to the cord may cause a short-circuit,
fire and/or electric shock.
Do not use aerosols near the refrigerator.
Aerosols used near the refrigerator may cause
an explosion or fire.
Do not install this appliance near a heater,
inflammable material.
Do not install this appliance in a humid, oily or
dusty location, in a location exposed to direct
sunlight and water (rain drops).
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•• Do not install this appliance in a location where
gas may leak.
-- This may result in an electric shock or fire.
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•• This refrigerator must be properly
installed and located in accordance with
the manual before you use it.
Connect the power plug in the proper position
with the cord hanging down.
If you connect the power plug upside down,
the wire can get cut off and cause a fire or
electric shock.
When moving the refrigerator, be careful not to
roll over or damage the power cord.
This constitutes a fire hazard.
Make sure that the power plug is not squashed
or damaged by the back of the refrigerator.
Keep the packing materials out of reach of
children.
There is a risk of death from suffocation if a child
puts the packing materials on his or her head.
The appliance must be positioned so that the
plug is accessible after installation.
You need to remove all the protective plastic
film before you initially plug the product in.
•• The refrigerator must be safely grounded.
-- Always make sure that you have
grounded the refrigerator before
attempting to investigate or repair any
part of the appliance. Power leakages
can cause severe electric shock.
•• Never use gas pipes, telephone lines or other
potential lightning attractors as an electrical
ground.
-- Improper use of the grounding plug can result
in a risk of electric shock. If it is necessary
to use an extension cord, use only a 3-wire
extension cord that has a 3-blade grounding
plug and a 3-slot receptacle that will accept
the plug on the appliance. The marked rating
of the extension cord should be AC115-120 V,
10 A, or more. If a grounding adapter is used,
make sure the receptacle box is fully grounded.
•• If the power cord is damaged,
have it replaced immediately by the
manufacturer or its service agent.
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INSTALLATION CAUTIONS
•• Allow sufficient space to install the
refrigerator on a flat surface.
-- If your refrigerator is not level, the internal
cooling system may not work correctly.
•• Keep the ventilation space in the appliance
enclosure or mounting structure clear of
obstruction.
•• Allow the appliance to stand for 2 hours after
installation.
•• We recommend you have installed this refrigerator
by a qualified technician or service company.
-- Failing to do so may result in an electric shock,
fire, explosion, problems with the product, or
injury.
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CRITICAL USAGE WARNINGS
•• Do not insert the power plug with wet
hands.
not store articles on the top of the appliance.
Do
When you open or close the door, the articles
may fall and cause personal injury and/or
material damage.
Do not put a container filled with water on the
refrigerator.
If spilled, there is a risk of fire or electric shock.
Children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
Keep fingers out of “pinch point” areas;
clearances between the doors and cabinet are
necessarily small. Be careful when you open
the doors when children are in the area.
Do not let children hang on the door. A serious
injury may occur.
Do not let children go inside the refrigerator.
Children could become trapped.
Do not insert your hands into the bottom area
under the appliance.
Any sharp edges may cause personal injury.
Do not let children step on a drawer’s cover.
The drawer may break and cause them to slip.
Do not overfill the refrigerator with food.
When you open the door, an item may fall out
and cause personal injury or material damage.
Do not touch the inside walls of the freezer or
products stored in the freezer with wet hands.
This may cause frostbite.
Never put fingers or other objects into the water
dispenser hole, ice chute, or ice maker bucket.
It may cause personal injury or material damage.
Do not spray flammable gas near the refrigerator.
There is a risk of explosion or fire.
Do not store volatile or flammable substances
in the refrigerator.
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-- The storage of benzene, thinner, alcohol, ether,
LP gas and other such products may cause
explosions.
•• Do not store pharmaceuticals products,
scientific materials, or temperature sensitive
products in the refrigerator.
-- Products that require strict temperature
controls must not be stored in the refrigerator.
•• Do not place or use an electrical appliance
inside the refrigerator, unless it is of a type
recommended by the manufacturer.
•• Do not stand on top of the appliance or place
objects (such as laundry, lighted candles,
lighted cigarettes, dishes, chemicals, metal
objects, etc.) on the appliance. This may result
in an electric shock, fire, problems with the
product, or injury. Do not put a container filled
with water on the appliance.
-- If spilled, there is a risk of fire or electric shock.
•• Do not use mechanical devices or any other
means to accelerate the defrosting process,
other than those recommended by the
manufacturer.
•• Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
•• Do not spray volatile material such as
insecticide onto the surface of the appliance.
-- As well as being harmful to humans, it may
also result in an electric shock, fire or problems
with the product.
•• Never stare directly at the UV LED lamp for
long periods of time.
-- This may result in eye strain due to the
ultraviolet rays.
•• Do not disassemble or repair the
refrigerator by yourself.
-- You run risk of causing a fire, malfunction and/
or personal injury.
-- When the interior or exterior LED lamp has
gone out, please contact your service agents.
•• Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
-- Keep fingers out of “pinch point” areas :
clearances between the doors and cabinet are
necessarily small. Be careful when you open
the doors when children are in the area. Do not
let children hang on the door. If not, a serious
injury may occur. Risk of children entrapment.
Do not let children enter inside the refrigerator.
•• Bottles should be stored tightly together so
that they do not fall out.
•• This product is intended only for the storage of
food in a domestic environment.
•• If a gas leak is detected, avoid any naked
flames or potential sources of ignition and air
the room in which the appliance is standing for
several minutes.
-- Do not touch the appliance or power cord.
-- Do not use a ventilating fan.
-- A spark may result in explosion or fire.
•• Use only the LED Lamps provided by
manufacturer or service agents.
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out power plug immediately and contact
your Samsung Electronics service center.
If you experience difficulty when changing the
light, contact a service agent.
If the product is equipped with LED Lamps,
do not disassemble the Lamp Cover and LED
Lamp by yourself.
Please contact your service agents.
If any dust or water is in refrigerator, pull out
the power plug and contact your Samsung
Electronics service center.
Otherwise there is a risk of fire.
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•• Do not re-freeze frozen foods that
have thawed completely. Do not place
carbonated or fizzy drinks in the freezer
compartment. Do not put bottles or
glass containers in the freezer.
When the contents freeze, the glass may break
and cause personal injury.
Use only the ice maker provided with the
refrigerator. The water supply to this refrigerator
must only be installed/connected by a suitably
qualified person and connected to a potable
water supply only. In order to operate the
ice maker properly, water pressure of 20 ~
125psi is required. If you have a long vacation
or business trip and won’t use water or ice
dispensers, close the water valve.
Otherwise, water leakage may occur.
Wipe excess moisture from the inside and
leave the doors open.
Otherwise, odor and mold may develop.
•• Service warranty and Modification.
-- Any changes or modifications performed
by a 3rd party on this finished appliance
are not covered under Samsung
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warranty service, nor can Samsung be
responsible for safety issues that result
from 3rd party modifications.
Do not block air holes.
If the air holes are blocked, especially with a
plastic bag, the refrigerator can be over cooled.
If this cooling period lasts too long, the water
filter may break and cause water leakage.
If the refrigerator is disconnected from the
power supply, you should wait for at least five
minutes before plugging it back in.
If you have a long vacation planned or the
refrigerator is not to be used for a long period
of time, you must empty the refrigerator and
pull out the power plug.
Letting the refrigerator run for a long time
without using it can cause the insulation to
deteriorate and may cause a fire.
Wipe excess moisture from the inside and
leave the doors open. Otherwise, odor and
mold may develop.
To get the best performance from the product:
Do not place foods too close to the vents at
the rear of the appliance as it can obstruct free
air circulation in the refrigerator compartment.
Wrap food up properly or place it in airtight
containers before putting it into the refrigerator.
Fill the water tank, ice tray, and water cubes
only with potable water.
•• If the product is flooded, make sure to
contact your nearest service center.
-- There is a risk of electric shock or fire.
cAuTION
•• Remove any foreign matter or dust from
the power plug pins. Do not use a wet
or damp cloth when cleaning the plug.
-- Otherwise, there is a risk of fire or electric shock.
•• Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning
or making repairs.
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CLEANING CAUTIONS
•• Do not directly spray water on the inside
or outside the refrigerator.
-- There is a risk of fire or electric shock.
•• Do not use a hair dryer to dry the inside of the
refrigerator. Do not place a lighted candle in
the refrigerator to remove bad odors.
-- This may result in an electric shock or fire.
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CRITICAL DISPOSAL
warningS
•• Risk of child entrapment. Before you
throw away your old refrigerator or freezer:
Take off the doors.
Leave the shelves in place so that children can
not easily climb inside.
Please dispose of the packaging material from
this product in an environmentally friendly
manner.
Leave the shelves in place so that children
can not easily climb inside. Ensure that none
of the pipes on the back of the appliance are
damaged prior to disposal.
R600a or R134a is used as a refrigerant.
Check the compressor label on the rear of
the appliance or the rating label inside the
fridge to see which refrigerant is used for your
refrigerator. If this product contains flammable
gas (Refrigerant R600a), contact your local
authority in regard to safe disposal of this
product.
When disposing of this refrigerator, remove the
door/door seals and door latch so that small
children or animals cannot become trapped
inside. Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
Cyclopentane is used in the insulation. The
gases in the insulation material require a special
disposal procedure. Please contact your local
authorities in regard to the environmentally safe
disposal of this product. Ensure that none of
the pipes on the back of the refrigerator are
damaged prior to disposal.
contents
Setting up your French Door Refrigerator… ……………………………………………… 06
Operating your French Door Refrigerator…………………………………………………… 12
Troubleshooting………………………………………………………………………………………… 23
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Setting up your French Door
Refrigerator
Getting ready to install
the refrigerator
The following chart details the exact height and
depth of this Samsung French Door Refrigerator.
Model
RF261B**/RF260B**
Depth “A”
33 2/8” (842mm)
Width “B”
35 6/8” (908mm)
Selecting the best location for the
refrigerator
Height “C”
68 5/8” (1744mm)
Overall Height “D”
70” (1778mm)
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Depth “E”
35 3/4” (907mm)
Congratulations on your purchase of this Samsung
French Door Refrigerator.
We hope you enjoy the state-of-art features and
efficiencies that this new appliance offers.
A location with easy access to a water supply.
A location without direct exposure to sunlight.
A location with a leveled floor.
A location with enough space for the
refrigerator doors to open easily.
•• A location that allows sufficient space to the
right, left, back and top for air circulation.
•• A location that allows you to move the
refrigerator easily if it needs maintenance or
service.
•• Allow clearance to the right, left, back and top
when installing. This will help reduce power
consumption and keep your energy bills lower.
•• Do not install the refrigerator where the
temperature will go below 50ºF (10ºC).
•• Do not locate the refrigerator where it may
become wet.
B
A
2 inches
E
D
C
3 3/4 inches
2 inches
When moving your refrigerator
If the refrigerator does not have enough space,
the internal cooling system may not work properly.
If your refrigerator has an ice maker, allow extra
space at the back for the water line connections.
When you install the refrigerator next to a fixed
wall, you need a minimum clearance of 3 ¾”
(95mm) between the refrigerator and wall to allow
the door to swing open.
First thing! Make sure that you can easily move
your refrigerator to its final location by measuring
doorways (both width and height), thresholds,
ceilings, stairways, etc.
cAuTION
To prevent floor damage, be sure the front
adjusting legs are in the up position (above
the floor). Refer to ‘Adjusting the Level’ in
the manual (on page 9).
Flat-blade screw
driver(-)
Control Lever
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FLOORING
Removing the
refrigerator doors
For some installations you need to remove the
fridge and freezer drawers so you can move the
refrigerator to its final location. Do not remove
the doors/drawer if you don’t need to. If you do
not need to remove the refrigerator doors, go
to Adjusting the Level on page 9. If you need to
remove the doors. continue below.
Before removing the door/drawer, make sure you
read the following items:
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Accessories and
required tools
Disconnect power to the refrigerator before
removing the door or drawer.
01setting up
For proper installation, you must place this
refrigerator on a level, hard surface that is the
same height as the rest of the floor. This surface
should be strong enough to support a fully loaded
refrigerator, or approximately 331lbs (150kg).
To protect the finish of the flooring, cut a large
section of the cardboard carton and place it under
the refrigerator where you are working. When
moving the refrigerator, you need to pull and push
it straight forwards or back. Do not wiggle it from
side to side.
•• Be careful not to drop, damage or
scratch the door/drawer while removing
them.
Be careful not to get injured while removing the
door/drawer.
Reattach the door/drawer properly to avoid:
Moisture from air leakage.
Uneven door alignment.
Wasting energy due to improper door seal.
Disassemble the refrigerator doors
The following accessories are included with your
refrigerator:
WARNING
Be careful not to drop and scratch the
doors while removing the doors.
With the door opened
111 Remove 3 screws holding down the TOP
TABLE ( 1 ) and turn it with wires connected.
Hex wrench
1
Fastener
Required Tools (Not provided)
You need the following tools to complete the
installation of your refrigerator:
Philips
screwdriver(+)
Flat-blade screw
driver(-)
Socket wrench
(10mm)
222 Disconnect two connector ( 2 ) on the left side
door. To remove the water coupler from the
hinge, twist and pull it from the hinge.
2
Pliers
Allen wrench
(3/16”) (5mm)
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333 Pull and remove the hinge lever ( 3 ) . Remove
the ground screw ( 4 ) attached to the upper
left door hinges with a philips screwdriver (+).
Remove the upper left and right door hinges
( 5 ).
222 Take out the lower basket ( 1 ) by lifting the
basket up from the rail system.
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4
3
5
333 Press the fixing hook of rail system.
444 Lift the door straight up to remove.
444 After holding and pulling out the top of Freezer
Door, remove it at the rail system.
555 Remove the screw ( 6 ) attached to the
lower left and right door hinges with a philips
screwdriver (+). Remove the 2 hex head bolts
( 7 ) attached to the lower left and right door
hinges with an allen wrench (3/16”). Remove
the lower left and right door hinges ( 8 ).
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6
7
Allen wrench
Make sure there is no scratch at the end of
Sliding Rail by being dented from the floor.
Make sure that you mount the freezer
basket in the right position when removing
/ installing the freezer door. Failing to do
so may result in the door not opening or
closing properly.
Do not overload the bottom basket or
the top drawer. Overloading prevents the
Freezer drawer from closing properly and
will eventually cause frost build-up.
dISASSEMblE ThE FlEx dOOR
111 Take out the upper drawer by lifting it up.
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Assemble the freezer
drawer
Making minor adjustments
between doors
To reattach the drawer after you have moved
the fridge to its final location, assemble parts in
reverse order.
Remember, a leveled refrigerator is necessary
for getting the doors perfectly even. If you need
help, review the previous section on leveling the
refrigerator.
Adjusting the Level
Fixed part
Adjustment
part
The left door is fixed. To make minor
adjustments between doors, adjust only
the right door.
How to adjust the level
111 O
pen the freezer drawer and remove the lower
basket.
222 Insert a flat-blade screwdriver (-) into a notch
on the left control lever, and turn it count
clockwise to level the refrigerator. (You turn the
lever clockwise to lower the refrigerator and
counterclockwise to raise it.)
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Make sure the refrigerator is level so that you can
make final adjustments. Use a level to test if the
refrigerator is level both side to side and back to
front. If the refrigerator is not level, it will not be
possible to get the doors perfectly even, which
may cause moisture condensation and increased
energy bills. Below is an example of how to level
the refrigerator if the left side of the refrigerator is
lower than the right side.
111 Pull out the freezer drawer ( 1 ), then you can
see the lower hinge ( 2 ).
222 Insert the supplied allen wrench (3/16”) ( 3 )
into the shaft ( 4 ) of the lower hinge.
333 Please adjust the height by turning the
hex wrench ( 3 ) clockwise ( DOWN ) or
counterclockwise ( UP ).
When you turn the hex wrench counterclockwise(
), the door will move up.
2
flat-blade screwdriver(-) Control Lever
3
4
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Both control levers must be touching the
floor to avoid possible personal injury or
property damage because of tipping.
If the right side is lower, perform the same
procedure, but with the right control lever.
It is difficult to remove the cover leg
front from the refrigerator, so we do not
recommend making small adjustments
with the control lever. Instead, refer to the
next page for the best way to make minor
adjustments to the doors.
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1
444 After adjusting the doors, insert the supplied
fastener ( 6 ) using a pliers ( 5 ) in the gap
between the hinge-grommet ( 7 ) and the lower
hinge ( 8 ). The number of fasteners you’ll need
to insert depends on the gap.
2 fastener are enclosed with the refrigerator.
The thickness of each fastener is 0.04”.
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INSTALLing the WATER
DISPENSER line
A water dispenser with a filter is one of the helpful
features on your new refrigerator. To help promote
better health, the water filter removes unwanted
particles from your water. However, it does not
sterilize or destroy microorganisms. You may need
to purchase a water purifying system to do that.
In order for the ice maker to operate properly, a
water pressure of 20~125psi ( 138~862kPa) is
required.
Under normal conditions, a 170 cc (5.75 oz.) cup
can be filled in about 10 seconds.
If the refrigerator is installed in an area with low
water pressure (below 20psi), you can install
a booster pump to compensate for the low
pressure.
After you have connected the water line, make
sure the water storage tank inside the refrigerator
is properly filled. To do this, press the water
dispenser lever until the water runs from the water
outlet.
333 Connect the water line installation kit to the
shut off valve.
Cold water line
Water line installation kit
Pipe clamp
Shut off valve
Connecting the water supply line to
the refrigerator.
There are several items that you need to purchase
to complete this connection.
You may find these items sold as a kit at your local
hardware store.
Use Copper Tubing
Use Plastic Tubing
•• ¼” copper tubing
•• ¼” plastic tubing
•• ¼” compression nut (1pc)
→ Molded end(Bulb)
•• Ferrule (2pc)
•• ¼” compression nut (1pc)
Water line installation kits are available at
extra cost from your dealer.
We recommend using a water line
installation kit that contains copper tubing
and ¼” compression nut.
Refrigerator
Connecting to the water supply line
111 First, shut off the main water
supply.
Plastic Tubing
(Assembled)
Compression
Nut (1/4”)
(Assembled)
Compression
Fitting
(Assembled)
Molded
end(Bulb)
Ferrule
(Not supplied)
Compression
nut (B) (1/4”)
(Not supplied)
222 Locate the nearest cold water drinking line and
install the pipe clamp and shut off valve.
Cold water line
Copper tubing or
(Not supplied)
Plastic tubing (B)
(Not supplied)
Household water supply line
Pipe clamp
Shut off valve
111 Connect the household water line to the
assembled compression fitting.
-- If you are using copper tubing, slip the
compression nut ( B ) (not supplied) and
ferrule (not supplied) on the copper tubing (not
supplied) as shown.
-- If you are using plastic tubing ( B ) , insert the
molded end (Bulb) of the plastic tubing ( B )
into the compression fitting.
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cAuTION
Do not use without the molded end (Bulb)
of the plastic tubing ( B ).
Only connect the water line to a drinkable
water source.
If you have to repair or disassemble the water line,
cut off 1/4“ of the plastic tubing to make sure you
get a snug, leak-free connection.
Now that you have your new refrigerator installed
in place, you are ready to set up and enjoy the
features and functions of the appliance.
By completing the following steps, your refrigerator
should be fully operational.
111 Make sure your refrigerator is in an appropriate
location with reasonable clearance between it
and the wall. Refer to installation instructions in
this manual.
222 Once the refrigerator is plugged in, make sure
the interior light comes on when you open the
doors.
333 Set the Temperature control to the coldest
temperature and wait for an hour. The freezer
will get slightly chilled and the motor will run
smoothly. Reset the refrigerator and freezer to
the temperatures you want.
444 After you plug the refrigerator in, it will
take a few hours to reach the appropriate
temperature. You can store food and drinks
in the refrigerator after the temperature is
sufficiently cool.
01setting up
111 Tighten the compression nut ( B ) onto the
compression fitting.
Do not over-tighten the compression nut ( B ) .
222 Turn water on and check for any leakage. If you
find water drops or leakage in the connection
areas, turn off the main water supply. Check
the connections and, if necessary, tighten.
333 Flush 1 gallon of water through the filter
before drinking or using the water from the
refrigerator. (Flush approximately 6 minutes.)
To flush, press a large glass or cup against the
water dispenser lever. Fill the glass, empty it
into the kitchen sink after it is filled, and then
repeat.
444 After you turn on the refrigerator, let the ice
maker make ice for 1 to 2 days. Over that
period of time, throw out the first 1 or 2
buckets of ice the freezer makes to ensure all
impurities have been removed from the water
line.
Completing the set up
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Operating your French Door
Refrigerator
Using the control panel
1
2
3
( 1 ) Ice Off
Button
Press the Ice off button if you want to
turn the ice-maker off.
( 2 ) Power
Freeze
Button
Speeds up the time needed to freeze
products in the Freezer. It can be helpful
if you need to quickly freeze easily
spoiled items or if the temperature in the
Freezer has warmed dramatically (for
example, if the door was left open).
(3)
Freezer
Button
Press the Freezer button to set the
Freezer to your desired temperature. You
can set the temperature between 8°F
(-15°C) and -8°F(-23°C) .
( 4 ) Fridge
Button
Press the Fridge button to set the fridge
to your desired temperature.
You can set temperature between
34°F(1°C) and 44°F(7°C) .
( 5 ) Power
Cool
Button
Speeds up the time needed to cool
products in the Refrigerator. It can be
helpful if you need to quickly cool easily
spoiled items or if the temperature in
the fridge has warmed dramatically (For
example, if the door was left open).
( 6 ) E.
Saver
Button
For better energy efficiency,
press E.Saver button. However, if
condensation occurs on the door, turn
the E.Sasver function off.
Press this button for 3 seconds to
switch the temperature units between
°C and °F.
7
( 7 ) Filter
Indicator
4
5
6
When the filter indicator light is on, it is
time to change the filter. Typically this
happens about every 6 months.
The filter Indicator will be Off when you
initially insert the water filter.
The filter Indicator will be Off when you
have used your water filter for 5 months.
The filter Indicator will be Red when you
have used your water filter for 6 months.
Cooling Off Mode
(“OF & OF” code on the display)
This function is for store display
refrigerators. It is not for customer use.
cAuTION
In Cooling Off Mode, the refrigerator works
but doesn’t make cool air. To cancel this
mode, press the Power Freeze and Freezer
buttons at the same time for 5 seconds
until a “Ding-dong” sound is heard and the
unit will now cool.
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Changing the water filter
To reduce risk of water damage to your
property DO NOT use generic brands
of water filters in your SAMSUNG
Refrigerator.
USE ONLY SAMSUNG BRAND WATER FILTER.
SAMSUNG will not be legally responsible for any
damage, including, but not limited to property
damage caused by water leakage from use of a
generic water filter. SAMSUNG Refrigerators are
designed to work ONLY WITH SAMSUNG Water
Filter.
The Filter light turns red to let you
know when it is time to change your
water filter cartridge.
To give you time to get a new filter,
the red light comes on just before the
(Red)
capacity of the current filter runs out.
Changing the filter on time provides you with the
freshest, cleanest water from your refrigerator.
4
WARNING
111 S
hut off the water supply. Then, turn the water
filter ( 1 ) about 1/4 turn, counter-clockwise.
222 Pull the water filter ( 1 ) from the case filter ( 2 ).
2
1
••
••
••
333
444
•• To change the water filter more easily,
shut off the water supply valve.
Sometimes, it is hard to disassemble the water
filter because impurities in the water cause it
to stick. If you are having difficulties, grip the
water filter firmly and pull it hard.
When you pull the
water filter, a little
2
water can leak from
3
the opening. This is
normal. To minimize
the water leaks, keep
the filter cartridge horizontal when you pull it.
To prevent overflow, empty the water filter tray
( 3 ) and dry around the filter case ( 2 ).
Insert the new filter into the filter case ( 4 ).
Push the filter, and then turn it clockwise until it
locks.
•• If you have trouble inserting the water
filter because of high water pressure,
shut off the water supply valve.
•• The locked symbol should be lined up
with the indicator line.
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555 After removing the old
water filter and installing
a new reset the indicator
by pressing the “Fridge”
and “Power Cool” button
simultaneously for about 3
seconds.
666 If you turned off the water supply, turn it back
on.
For a replacement water filter, you can
visit your local home Improvement center
or contact the Samsung Parts distributor.
Be sure the replacement water filter has
the SAMSUNG logo on the box and
on the water filter. Link : http://www.
samsungparts.com
Removing any residual matter inside
the water supply line after installing
the water filter.
111 Turn ON the main water
supply and supply water
from water supply line.
222 Run water through the
dispenser until the water
runs clear (approx. 6 to 7
minutes). This will clean
the water supply system and remove air from
the lines.
333 Additional flushing may be required in some
households.
444 Open the Refrigerator door and make sure
there are no water leaks coming from the
water filter.
Be sure to flush the dispenser thoroughly,
otherwise water may drip from the
dispenser.
This means that there is still air in the line.
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Reverse Osmosis Water Supply
IMPORTANT:
CONTROLLING THE
TEMPERATURE
The pressure of the water supply coming out of a
reverse osmosis system going to the water inlet
valve of the refrigerator needs to be between 35
and 120 psi (241 and 827 kPa).
If a reverse osmosis water filtration system is
connected to your cold water supply, the water
pressure to the reverse osmosis system needs to
be a minimum of 40 to 60 psi (276 to 414 kPa.) If
the water pressure to the reverse osmosis system
is less than 40 to 60 psi (276 to 414 kPa):
Controlling the Freezer temperature
•• Check to see whether the sediment filter in the
reverse osmosis system is blocked. Replace
the filter if necessary.
•• Allow the storage tank on the reverse osmosis
system to refill after heavy usage.
•• If your refrigerator has a water filter, it may
further reduce the water pressure when used
in conjunction with a reverse osmosis system.
Remove the water filter.
If you have questions about your water pressure,
call a licensed, qualified plumber.
controlling the
temperature
Basic temperature of Freezer and
Refrigerator Compartments
The basic temperature and recommended
temperatures of the Freezer and Refrigerator
Compartments are 0°F and 37°F(or -18°C and
3°C) respectively. If the temperature of the Freezer
and Refrigerator Compartments are too high or
low, adjust the temperature manually.
The Freezer temperature can be set between
8°F(-15°C) and -8°F(-23°C) to suit your particular
needs. Press the Freezer button repeatedly
until the desired temperature is shown in the
temperature display. Keep in mind that foods like
ice cream may melt at 4°F(-15°C).
The temperature display will move sequentially
from -8°F(-23°C) to 8°F(-15°C). When the display
reaches 8°F, it will begin again at -8°F(-23°C).
Five seconds after the new temperature is set, the
display will again show the actual current freezer
temperature until the new temperature is reached.
Controlling the Refrigerator
temperature
The Refrigerator temperature can be set between
44°F(7°C) and 34°F(1°C) to suit your particular
needs. Press the Fridge button repeatedly until the
desired temperature is shown in the temperature
display.
The temperature control process for the Fridge
works just like the Freezer process.
Press the Fridge button to set your desired
temperature. After a few seconds, the Fridge
will begin adjusting towards the newly set
temperature. This will be reflected in the digital
display.
The temperature of the Freezer or the
Refrigerator may rise from opening the
doors too frequently, or if a large amount of
warm or hot food is placed in either side.
This may cause the digital display to
blink. Once the Freezer and Refrigerator
temperature return to their normal set
temperatures, the blinking will stop.
If the blinking continues, you may need to
“reset” the Refrigerator. Try unplugging the
appliance, wait for around 10 minutes and
then plug the power cord back in.
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USING THE COLD WATER
DISPENSER
Using the Water dispenser
(RF261B)
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Place a glass underneath the
water outlet and push gently
against the water dispenser
lever with your glass. Make
sure the glass is in line with
the dispenser to prevent the
water from splashing out.
TER
H0URE7A
/NE4OUC
PUSH
If you have just installed the
refrigerator or installed a new
water filter, Flush 3 gallons through filter before
use (flush approximately 6 minutes). Make sure
water flows cleanly before drinking.
caution
If you have a long vacation or business trip,
close the water valve and shut off the water
supply to the Refrigerator. This will help
prevent accidental leakages.
Water clouding phenomenon
All water provided to refrigerators flows
through the core filter which is an alkaline
water filter. In this process, the pressure in
the water that has flowed out of the filter
gets increased, and oxygen and nitrogen
become saturated. When this water flows
out in the air, the pressure plummets and
the oxygen and nitrogen get supersaturated
so that they turn into gas bubbles. The
water could look misty due to these oxygen
bubbles.The water may look temporarily
cloudy due to these oxygen bubbles. After
a few seconds, the water will look clear.
The water tank’s capacity is approximately
one third (1/3) of a gallon.
Please wait 1 second before removing the
cup after dispensing water to prevent spills.
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pARTS ANd FEATuRES
Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features of the refrigerator
Light
Slide-Shelf
Vertical Hinged
Section
Quick-Space
Glass Shelf
(on some models)
Internal Water
Dispenser(RF261B)
Door Bins
Vegetable &
Fruit Drawers
Cool Select
Pantry PLUS
Light
FZ Ice-Maker
Ice Bucket
Auto Pull Out
Drawer
Freezer
Drawer Bin
When closing the door, make sure the Vertical Hinged Section is in the correct position to avoid
scratching the other door.
If the Vertical Hinged Section is reversed, put it back to the right position and close the door.
Moisture may appear at times on the Vertical Hinged Section.
The door handle may become loose over time. If this happens, tighten the bolts found on the
inside of the door.
If you close one door with a lot of force, the other door may open.
When the door opens, the interlock switch automatically turns off the auger motor in the ice
maker for safety reasons.
When the interior or exterior LED lamp has gone out, please contact your service agents.
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Using the cool select
pantry™
•• The Pantry has three modes: The Fresh mode,
Chilled mode, and Deli mode. Fresh mode is
the default. Press the Temp button repeatedly
until the mode you want is lit. Once you select
a mode, the temperature will change to match
the mode you selected.
•• The Pantry temperature may change
depending on the number of items inside
and where they are located, the ambient
temperature, and how often the door is
opened.
Fresh
•• cucumbers
•• apples
•• oranges
•• grapes
•• zucchinis
•• corn
Chilled
•• steaks
•• hard cheeses
•• cold cuts
•• bacon
•• hot dogs
Fruits and vegetables may be damaged
when the “chilled” mode is set.
Do not store lettuce or other leafy produce in this
pantry.
cAuTION
Do not store glass bottles in this pantry. If
they are frozen, they can break and cause
personal injury.
cAuTION
In case you put a water bowl without its
ild into the pantry, condensation may form
around surrounding parts.
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The Cool Select Pantry™ is a full-width drawer
with adjustable temperature control. This pantry
can be used for large party trays, deli items, pizza,
beverages or miscellaneous items.
There is a temperature control which can adjust
the amount of cold air allowed into the pantry.
The control is located on the right side of the
pantry.
Deli
•• Pineapple
•• lemon
•• avocado
•• potato
Removing the refrigerator
accessories
1. Door Bins & Dairy Compartment
• Door Bins
To remove - Simply lift the bin up and pull straight
out. To relocate - Slide it in above the desires
location and push down until it stops.
The Pantry Selection Button
111 When you select “Deli”, the temperature of the
pantry will be kept around 41°F (or 5°C). This
feature helps keep food fresh for a long time.
222 When you select
“Fresh”, the
temperature of the
pantry will be kept
around 38°F (or 3°C).
This feature helps keep
food fresh for a longer
time.
333 When you select
“Chilled”, the
temperature of the
pantry will be kept around 34°F (or 1°C). This
feature also helps keep meat or fish fresh for a
longer time.
The table below lists the Pantry modes and
the kinds of foods that can be stored safely for
each mode.
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Injury may occur if the door bins are not
firmly assembled.
Do not allow children to play with bins. Sharp
corners of the bins may cause injury.
Do not adjust a bin full of food. Remove
the food first.
Dust removal method - Remove the guard and
wash in water.
cAuTION
2. Tempered Glass shelves
To relocate the Cool select pantry – Push
the rails to the back of the refrigerator. Place the
drawer onto the rails and slide the pantry back
until it is in place.
To remove the divider – Pull the pantry
completely out to full extension and raise the front
side of the divider to unhook it from the rear wall
of the pantry, then lift the divider out.
To relocate the divider - Hook the back of the
divider over the rear wall of the pantry and push
the divider down.
To remove - Tilt up the front of the shelf in the
direction shown ( 1 ) and lift it up vertically ( 2 ).
Pull the shelf out.
To relocate - Tilt the front of the shelf up and
guide the shelf hooks into the slots at a desired
height. Then lower the front of the shelf so that the
hooks can drop into the slots.
cAuTION
The Tempered Glass shelves are heavy.
Use special care when removing them.
1
2
Using the doors
Ensure that the doors close all the way and are
securely sealed.
When the refrigerator door is only partially open,
it will automatically close. But, the door will stay
open when opened more than the auto close
range and you must close it manually.
3. Vegetable & Fruit Drawers
To remove - Pull the drawer out to full extension.
Tilt up the front of the drawer and pull straight out.
To relocate - Insert the drawer into the frame rails
and push back into place.
cAuTION
The drawers need to be removed before
the glass shelf above them can be lifted
out.
Removing the refrigerator
accessories
1. ICE BUCKET
To remove - Lift the ice bucket ( 1 ).
To relocate - Place the ice bucket into the Super
extended drawer ( 2 ).
1
2
4. Cool select pantry
To remove the Cool
select pantry –
Pull the pantry out
to full extension. Tilt
up the front side of
the pantry and pull
straight out.
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2. Super Extended Drawer
To remove - Pull the drawer out to full extension.
Tilt up the rear of the drawer and lift straight out.
To relocate - Place the drawer onto the rails ( 4 )
by tilting it up. Lower the drawer into place until it
is horizontal and slide the Drawer ( 3 ) in.
clEANING ThE
REFRIGERATOR
Caring for your Samsung French Door Refrigerator
prolongs the life of your appliance and helps keep
the refrigerator free of odor and germs.
Cleaning the Interior
3
Clean the inside walls and accessories with a mild
detergent and then wipe dry with a soft cloth. You
can remove the drawers and shelves for a more
thorough cleaning. Just make sure to dry drawers
and shelves before putting them back into place.
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3. Freezer Drawer
To remove the freezer drawer - Pull the freezer
drawer out fully. Tilt up the rear of the bin and lift it
out to remove.
To relocate the freezer drawer - Place the bin
into the rail assembly.
cAuTION
cAuTION
warning
Do not allow babies or children go inside
the freezer drawer. They could damage the
refrigerator and seriously injure themselves.
Do not sit on the freezer door. The door
may break. Do not allow children to climb
into the freezer drawer.
Do not remove the divider.
Cleaning the Exterior
Wipe the control panel and digital display with
a damp, clean, soft cloth. Do not spray water
directly on the surface of the refrigerator.
The doors, handles and cabinet surfaces should
be cleaned with a mild detergent and then wiped
dry with a soft cloth. To keep your appliance
looking its best, polish the exterior once or twice a
year.
If trapped inside, children may be injured
or suffocate to death.
cAuTION
Do not spray water directly on the
refrigerator. Use a clean, damp cloth to
clean.
cAuTION
Do not use benzene, thinner, or Clorox for
cleaning. They may damage the surface of
the appliance and may cause a fire.
cAuTION
You can erase the printed
letters on the display if you
apply stainless cleaner directly
to the area where the letters
are printed.
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If the rubber door seals are dirty, the doors may
not close properly, and the refrigerator will not
operate efficiently. Keep the door seals free of
dust or stains by cleaning the doors with a mild
detergent and damp cloth. Wipe dry with a clean,
soft cloth.
cAuTION
Do not clean the refrigerator with benzene,
thinner, or car detergent due to risk of fire.
Cleaning the rear side of the
refrigerator
To keep cords and exposed parts free of dust and
dirt accumulation.
Vacuum the rear side of the appliance once or
twice a year.
cAuTION
Do not remove the back cover ( 1 ).
You could suffer an electric shock.
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Food storage tips
Foods
Refrigerator
Freezer
Storage Tips
DAIRY PRODUCTS
Butter
2-3 Weeks
Wrap or cover tightly.
Check date code. Most milk and similar products are sold in date-coded cartons that indicate
a products’s peak freshness. Re-seal with cap
or wrap tightly. Do not return unused portions to
original container.
Milk
1-2 Weeks
Not recommended
Cream Cheese, cheese
food, and cheese spread
2-4 Weeks
Not recommended
Hard Cheese (unopened)
3-4 Months
6 Months
Hard Cheese (opened)
2 Months
Not recommended
Cottage Cheese
10-15 Days
Not recommended
Cream
7-10 Days
2 Months
Sour Cream
2 Weeks
Not recommended
Cream Dips (opened)
1 Week
Not recommended
Yogurt
10-14 Days
Not recommended
Frozen Yogurt
na
2 Months
Eggs (uncooked)
3-4 Weeks
Not recommended
Check date code. Store eggs in coldest part of
refrigerator and in their original container.
Eggs (cooked)
1 Week
Not recommended
Store in covered container
Leftover egg dishes
3-4 Days
Not recommended
Store in covered container
Apples
1 Month
Not recommended
Bananas
2-4 Days
Not recommended
Peaches, Melons, Pears,
Avocados
3-5 Days
Not recommended
Berries and Cherries
2-3 Days
12 Months
Apricots
3-5 Days
Not recommended
Grapes
2-5 Days
na
Pineapple (un-cut)
2-3 Days
Not recommended
Pineapple (cut)
5-7 Days
6-12 Months
Citrus
1-2 Weeks
Not recommended
Store uncovered.
Juice
6 Days
Not recommended
Check date code and re-seal in original container. Do not return unused portions to original
container.
Frozen Juice
Thawing only
12 Months
Check date code. Do not re-freeze.
Check date code. Keep all cheese tightly packed
in moisture proof wrap
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6-9 Months
Check date code. Most yogurt, creams, and
similar products are sold in date-coded cartons
that indicate a product’s peak freshness. Re-seal
or cover tightly. Do not return unused portions to
original container.
Check date code. Keep covered.
EGGS
FRESH FRUITS
If storing in refrigerator, do not wash fruit before
storing. Store in moisture resistant bags or
containers. Wrap cut fruits. Some fruits darken
when refrigerated.
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Foods
Refrigerator
Freezer
Storage Tips
FISH AND SHELLFISH
Fish
Fatty Fish (mackerel, trout, salmon)
1-2 Days
2-3 Months
Lean Fish (cod,
flounder, etc)
1-2 Days
6 Months
Frozen or Breaded
na
3 Months
Shrimp (uncooked)
1-2 Days
12 Months
Crab
3-5 Days
10 Months
Cooked Fish or
Shellfish
2-3 Days
3 Months
Chops
2-4 Days
6-12 Months
Ground
1 Day
3-4 Months
Roast
2-4 Days
6-12 Months
Bacon
1-2 Weeks
1-2 Months
Sausage
1-2 Days
1-2 Months
Steak
2-4 Days
6-9 Months
Poultry
1 Day
12 Months
Lunch meat
3-5 Days
1 Month
Meat
2-3 Days
2-3 Months
Poultry
2-3 Days
4-5 Months
Ham
1-2 weeks
1-2 Months
Keep in original wrapper and store in coldest part of
refrigerator. Package in vapor-proof and moisture
proof wrap for freezer. Freeze at 0ºF(or -18°C ). Thaw
in refrigerator or check date code. Freeze in original
packaging.
Shellfish
To freeze, package in vapor-proof and moisture-proof
container.
MEAT
Fresh, Uncooked
Check date code for use. Store in coldest part of
refrigerator in original packaging. Package in moistureproof and vapor-proof container for freezing. Recommended refrigerator temperature 33ºF to 36ºF (or 1°C
to 2°C ) and freezer temperature 0ºF to 2ºF (or -18°C
to -16°C )
Cooked
Check date code for use. Store in coldest part of
refrigerator in original packaging. Package in moistureproof and vapor-proof container for freezing.
Sources:
American Meat Institute Foundation. 1994. Yellow pages: answers to predictable questions consumers ask about
meat and poultry. American Meat Institute Food Marketing Institute. 1999. The food keeper. Food Marketing Institute,
Washington, D.C. Freeland-Graves, J.H. and G.C. Peckham. 1996. Foundations of food preparation, 6th ed. PrenticeHall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Hillers, V.N. 1993. Storing foods at home. Washington State University Cooperative
Extension, Pullman, WA. Publ. EB 1205.
National Restaurant Association. 2001. Be cool-chill out! Refrigerate promptly. National Restaurant Association
Education Foundation¼s International Food Safety Council, Washington, D.C. USDA. 1997. Basics for handling food
safely. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Washington, D.C.
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Troubleshooting
PROBLEM
The refrigerator
does not work at
all or it does not
chill sufficiently.
SOLUTION
The food in the
fridge is frozen.
•
•
•
•
You hear unusual
noise or sounds.
•
•
•
•
The cabinet-door
sealing area of the
appliance is hot
and condensation
is occurring.
Ice Maker is not
producing ice.
Check if the set temperature on the digital display is too low.
Try setting the refrigerator to a warmer temperature.
Is the temperature in the room too low? Set the refrigerator warmer.
Did you store the food which is juicy in the coldest part of the refrigerator? Try moving
those items to the other shelves in the fridge instead of keeping them in the colder
areas or bins.
Check that the refrigerator is level and stable.
Is the back of the refrigerator too close to the wall, preventing proper ventilation?
Try moving the back of the refrigerator at least 2 inches from the wall.
Was anything dropped behind or under the refrigerator?
A “ticking” sound is heard from inside the refrigerator. It is normal and occurs because
various accessories are contracting or expanding according to the temperature of the
refrigerator interior.
• If it sounds as if something is hitting something else inside the refrigerator, this is normal.
The sound is caused by the compressor operating at high capacity.
03 Troubleshooting
• Check that the power plug is properly connected.
• Check if the set temperature on the digital display is warmer than the freezer or fridge
inner temperature. If it is, set the refrigerator colder.
• Is the refrigerator in direct sunlight or located near a heat source?
• Is the back of the refrigerator too close to the wall, preventing proper ventilation?
• Some heat is normal as anti-condensators are installed in the vertical hinged section of
the refrigerator to prevent condensation.
• Is the refrigerator door ajar? Condensation can occur when you leave the door open for
a long time.
•
•
•
•
Did you wait for 12 hours after installation of the water supply line before making ice?
Is the water line connected and the shut-off valve opened?
Did you manually stop the ice making function?
Is the freezer temperature too warm? Try setting the freezer temperature lower.
You can hear
water bubbling in
the refrigerator.
• This is normal. The bubbling comes from refrigerant circulating through the refrigerator.
There is a bad
smell in the
refrigerator.
• Check for spoiled food.
• Foods with strong odors (for example, fish) should be tightly covered.
• Clean out your freezer periodically and throw away any spoiled or suspicious food.
Frost forms on
the walls of the
freezer.
• Is the air vent blocked? Remove any obstructions so air can circulate freely.
• Allow sufficient space between the stored foods for efficient air circulation.
• Is the freezer drawer closed properly?
Water dispenser
is not functioning.
•
•
•
•
Auto close
system does not
work with the
freezer door.
• Is there an imbalance between the right and left parts of the door?
• Open and close the door smoothly 1~2 times. After you do this, the auto close system
usually works properly again.
• Try opening the door smoothly to avoid unbalancing the right part and the left part of
the door.
Is the water line connected and the shut-off valve opened?
Has the water supply line tubing been crushed or kinked?
Make sure the tubing is free and clear of any obstruction.
Is the water tank frozen because the fridge temperature is too low?
Try selecting a warmer setting on the Digital display.
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Warranty(USA)
Warranty on samsung refrigerator
LIMITED WARRANTY TO ORIGINAL PURCHASER
This Samsung brand product, as supplied and distributed by Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (Samsung)
and delivered new, in the original carton to the original consumer purchaser, is warranted by Samsung against
manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for a limited warranty period of:
One (1) year Parts and Labor on Refrigerator
Five (5) years Parts and Labor on sealed Refrigeration system only*
(*Compressor, evaporator, condenser, drier, connecting tubing)
This limited warranty begins on the original date of purchase, and is valid only on products purchased and
used in the United States. To receive warranty service, the purchaser must contact Samsung for problem
determination and service procedures. Warranty service can only be performed by a Samsung authorized
service center. The original dated bill of sale must be presented upon request as proof of purchase to Samsung
or Samsung authorized service center.
Samsung will repair or replace any part found to be defective, at our option and at no charge as stipulated
herein, with new or reconditioned parts during the limited warranty period specified above. All replaced parts
and products become the property of Samsung and must be returned to Samsung. Replacement parts and
products assume the remaining original warranty, or ninety (90) days, whichever is longer.
In-home service will be provided during the warranty labor period subject to availability within the contiguous
United States. In-home service is not available in all areas. To receive in-home service, the product must be
unobstructed and accessible from floor level to service personnel. If during in-home service repair cannot be
completed, it may be necessary to remove, repair and return the product. If in-home service is unavailable,
Samsung may elect, at our option, to provide for transportation of our choice to and from a Samsung authorized
service center. Otherwise, transportation to and from the Samsung authorized service center is the responsibility
of the purchaser.
This limited warranty covers manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship encountered in normal,
noncommercial use of this product, and shall not apply to the following, including, but not limited to: damage
which occurs in shipment; delivery and installation; applications and uses for which this product was not
intended; altered product or serial numbers; cosmetic damage or exterior finish; accidents, abuse, neglect, fire,
water, lightning or other acts of nature; use of products, equipment, systems, utilities, services, parts, supplies,
accessories, applications, installations, repairs, external plumbing and leaks, external wiring, circuit breakers,
fuses or connectors not supplied and authorized by Samsung, or which damage this product or result in service
problems; incorrect electrical line voltage, fluctuations and surges; customer adjustments and failure to follow
operating instructions, cleaning, maintenance and environmental instructions that are covered and prescribed in
the instruction book; loss of food due to spoilage; consumable items including filters and light.
THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED AND DESCRIBED ABOVE, AND
NO WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SHALL APPLY
AFTER THE EXPRESS WARRANTY PERIODS STATED ABOVE, AND NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY
OR GUARANTY GIVEN BY ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION WITH RESPECT TO THIS PRODUCT
SHALL BE BINDING ON SAMSUNG. SAMSUNG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF REVENUE OR
PROFITS, FAILURE TO REALIZE SAVINGS OR OTHER BENEFITS, OR ANY OTHER SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS PRODUCT,
REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY ON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED, AND EVEN IF SAMSUNG
HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOR SHALL RECOVERY OF ANY KIND
AGAINST SAMSUNG BE GREATER IN AMOUNT THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT SOLD BY
SAMSUNG AND CAUSING THE ALLEGED DAMAGE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, PURCHASER
ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR INJURY TO PURCHASER AND PURCHASER’S
PROPERTY AND TO OTHERS AND THEIR PROPERTY ARISING OUT OF THE USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO
USE THIS PRODUCT SOLD BY SAMSUNG NOT CAUSED DIRECTLY BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF SAMSUNG.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL NOT EXTEND TO ANYONE OTHER THAN THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER
OF THIS PRODUCT, IS NONTRANSFERABLE AND STATES YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
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 or exclusions 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.
To obtain warranty service, please contact Samsung at:
SAMSUNG CUSTOMER CARE CENTER
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 85 Challenger Road Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) and www.samsung.com
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In case the need for servicing arises
Do not hesitate to call any Samsung Authorized Service Center nearby giving them your name, address
and telephone number when your product is not functioning properly.
Warranty Information (CANADA)
Limited Warranty for Original Purchaser
This Samsung product is warranted by Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. (hereafter referred to as SECA)
against manufacturing defects in material or workmanship for the following periods:
Labor : 1 year (in-home)
Parts : 1 year
Inverter Compressor : 10 years
SECA further warrants that if this product fails to operate properly within the specified warranty period and
the failure is due to improper workmanship or defective material, SECA will repair or replace the product at
its option.
All warranty repairs or part replacements must be performed by a SECA Authorized Service Center. (To find
the nearest SECA Service Center, call 1-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) or visit our web site at www.samsung.
com/ca)
Obligation to the Original Owner
The original dated sales receipt must be retained by the customer and is the only acceptable proof of purchase.
It must be presented to a SECA Authorized Service Center at the time service is requested before warranty
services are rendered. On all carry-in models, transportation to and from the Authorized Service Center is the
responsibility of the customer.
Exclusions of the Warranty
This warranty does not cover damage due to accident, fire, flood, and/or other Acts of God, misuse, incorrect
line voltage, improper installation, improper or unauthorized repairs, commercial use, or damage that occurs
during shipping. Customer adjustments which are explained in this owners manual are not covered under the
terms of this warranty. This warranty will automatically be voided for any unit found with a missing or altered
serial number. This warranty is valid only on products purchased and used in the Canada.
Samsung Electronics Canada Inc., Customer Service
55 Standish Court Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4B2
Canada
Customer Care Center 1-800-SAMSUNG(7267864)
Customer Care Center fax. 1-866-436-4617
If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products,
please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center.
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CANADA, INC.
55 STANDISH COURT MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO L5R 4B2 CANADA
TEL : 905-542-3535 FAX : 905-542-3835
1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864)
www.samsung.com/ca
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