Frigidaire FGHT1835SF FFTR1614QW FGHI1865SP Manual

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All about the Use & Care of your Refrigerator TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Important Safety Instructions.......................2 Controls....................................................14 Features At A Glance...................................4 Optional Features......................................16 Installation.................................................5 Normal Operating Sounds and Sights..........19 Door Removal/Reversal Instructions.............7 Care and Cleaning.....................................20 Handle Installation......................................9 Before you Call..........................................22 807876506 (December 2014) Connecting Water Supply...........................11 Major Appliance Warranty..........................23 Ice Service................................................13 www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044 www.frigidaire.ca Canada 1-800-265-8352

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING Installation Checklist Please read all instructions before using this Doors refrigerator.  Handles are secure and tight For your Safety  Door seals completely to cabinet on all sides  Freezer door is level across the top • DO NOT store or use gasoline, or other flammable liquids in the vicinity of this or Leveling any other appliance. Read product labels  Refrigerator is level, side-to-side and for warnings regarding flammability and tilted ¼” (6mm) front-to-back other hazards.  Toe grille is properly attached to refrigerator • DO NOT operate the refrigerator in the  Cabinet is setting solid on all corners presence of explosive fumes.  Anti-tip bracket set • Avoid contact with any moving parts of automatic ice maker. Electrical Power • Remove all staples from the carton. Staples  House power turned on can cause severe cuts, and also destroy  Refrigerator plugged in finishes if they come in contact with other appliances or furniture. Ice Maker  House water supply connected to refrigerator Definitions  No water leaks present at all connections This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to - recheck in 24 hours alert you to potential personal injury hazards.  Ice maker is turned ON Obey all safety messages that follow this  Ice & water dispenser operates correctly symbol to avoid possible injury or death.  Front filter must be flush with filter housing (select models) DANGER Final Checks  Shipping material removed DANGER indicates an imminently hazardous  Fresh food and freezer temperatures set situation which, if not avoided, will result in  Crisper humidity controls set death or serious injury.  Registration card sent in WARNING Child Safety WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous Destroy or recycle the carton, plastic bags, and situation which, if not avoided, could result any exterior wrapping material immediately in death or serious injury. after the refrigerator is unpacked. Children should never use these items to play. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads, plastic CAUTION sheets or stretch wrap may become airtight chambers, and can quickly cause suffocation. CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in Proper Disposal of your minor or moderate injury. Refrigerator or Freezer Risk of child entrapment IMPORTANT Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned IMPORTANT indicates installation, operation refrigerators or freezers are still dangerous – or maintenance information which is even if they will sit for “just a few days”. If you important but not hazard-related. are getting rid of your old refrigerator or freezer, please follow the instructions below to help prevent accidents. 2

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Proper Disposal of Refrigerators/Freezers • Do not plug the unit into an electrical outlet controlled by a wall switch or pull cord to We strongly encourage responsible appliance prevent the refrigerator from being turned recycling/disposal methods. Check with your utility off accidentally. company or visit www.energystar.gov/recycle for more information on recycling your old refrigerator. Before you throw IMPORTANT away your old refrigerator/ Turning the Freezer and Fresh Food freezer: controls to “0” (Mechanical controls) or “OFF” (Electronic controls) will disable your • Remove doors. refrigerator’s cooling system, but does not • Leave shelves in disconnect the power to the light bulb and place so children other electrical components. To turn off may not easily power to your refrigerator you must unplug climb inside. the power cord from the electrical outlet. • Have refrigerant removed by a qualified service technician. Grounding type wall receptacle WARNING Do not, under any circumstances, These guidelines must be followed to ensure cut, remove, that safety mechanisms in this refrigerator or bypass the will operate properly. grounding prong. WARNING Do not attempt to replace LED lights due to high voltage exposure. Call customer service to replace. Power cord with 3-prong grounded plug Electrical information • The refrigerator must be plugged into its own dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz., 15 Amp, AC only CAUTION electrical outlet. The power cord of the appliance is equipped with a three-prong grounding plug To avoid personal injury or property damage, for your protection against electrical shock handle tempered glass shelves carefully. Shelves hazards. It must be plugged directly into a may break suddenly if nicked, scratched, or properly grounded three prong receptacle. The exposed to sudden temperature change. receptacle must be installed in accordance with local codes and ordinances. Consult a qualified electrician. Avoid connecting refrigerator to a Ground Fault Interrupter (GFI) circuit. Do not IMPORTANT use an extension cord or adapter plug. CFC/HCFC Disposal • If the power cord is damaged, it should be replaced by an authorized service Your old refrigerator may have technician to prevent any risk. a cooling system that used CFCs or HCFCs (chlorofluorocarbons or • Never unplug the refrigerator by pulling on hydrochlorofluorocarbons). CFCs and the power cord. Always grip the plug firmly, HCFCs are believed to harm stratospheric and pull straight out from the receptacle to ozone if released to the atmosphere. Other prevent damaging the power cord. refrigerants may also cause harm to the • Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning environment if released to the atmosphere. and before replacing a light bulb to avoid If you are throwing away your old electrical shock. refrigerator, make sure the refrigerant is • Performance may be affected if the voltage removed for proper disposal by a qualified varies by 10% or more. Operating the technician. If you intentionally release refrigerator with insufficient power can refrigerant, you may be subject to fines damage the compressor. Such damage is not and imprisonment under provisions of covered under your warranty. environmental legislation. 3

FEATURES AT A GLANCE Features may vary according to model Ice Maker Ice Tray Ice Bucket Fixed Door Bin Freezer Shelf Auxiliary Freezer Control Door Rack Refrigerator temperature Control garage coldest (Some Models) cold off * recommended Dairy Door Deli Drawer Cover Tall Bottle Deli Drawer Retainer Half Shelf Full Shelf Door Bin Deli Drawer Cover Fixed Deli Drawer Door Bin Crisper Cover Door Rack Crisper Drawers Toe Grille IMPORTANT Cleaning your Refrigerator Remove tape and glue residue from surfaces before turning on the refrigerator. Rub a small amount of liquid dish soap over the adhesive with your fingers. Rinse with warm water and dry with a soft cloth. Do not use sharp instruments, rubbing alcohol, flammable fluids, or abrasive cleaners to remove tape or glue. These products can damage the surface of your refrigerator. After you remove all of the package materials, clean the inside of your refrigerator before using it. See the “Care & Cleaning” section in this manual. See important information about cleaning glass shelves and covers in the “Optional Features” section of this manual. IMPORTANT Moving your Refrigerator Your refrigerator is heavy. When moving the refrigerator for cleaning or service, be sure to cover the floor with cardboard or hardboard to avoid floor damage. Always pull the refrigerator straight out when moving it. Do not wiggle or “walk” the refrigerator when trying to move it as floor damage could occur. 4

INSTALLATION This Use & Care Guide provides general Guidelines for final positioning of your operating instructions for your model. Use the refrigerator: refrigerator only as instructed in this Use & • All four corners of the cabinet must rest Care Guide. Before starting the refrigerator, firmly on the floor. follow these important first steps. • The cabinet should be level at the front Location and rear. • Choose a place that is near a grounded • The sides should tilt ¼-inch (6 mm) from electrical outlet. Do Not use an extension front-to-back (to ensure that doors close cord or an adapter plug. and seal properly). • If possible, place the refrigerator out of • Doors should align with each other and be level. direct sunlight and away from the range, To install the toe grille: dishwasher or other heat sources. 1. Attach toe grille support bracket to cabinet • The refrigerator must be installed on a floor using 3 bolts supplied. that is level and strong enough to support a fully loaded refrigerator. • Consider water supply availability for models equipped with an automatic ice maker. If you do not hook up water to the refrigerator, remember to turn the ice maker off. CAUTION For optimal performance, do not install the refrigerator where the temperature will drop below 55°F (13°C) or rise above 110°F (43°C). The compressor will not be able to maintain 2. Install left toe grille cover onto slot on left proper temperatures inside the refrigerator. side of toe grille. Do not block the toe grille on the lower front of your refrigerator. Sufficient air circulation is essential for the proper operation of your refrigerator.  NOTE For additional instructions on garage installation, refer to “Controls” section. Installation Installation clearances 3. Attach toe grille to cabinet. • Allow the following clearances for ease of installation, proper air circulation, and plumbing and electrical connections: Sides & Top ⅜ inch Back 1 inch  NOTE If your refrigerator is placed with the door hinge side against a wall, you may have to allow additional space so the door can be opened wider. or 5

INSTALLATION  NOTE Raise the front of the refrigerator enough so the doors close freely when opened halfway. The refrigerator should slope ¼ inch to ½ inch from front-to-back. Then level the refrigerator from side-to-side. 4 Some models are equipped with an anti- tip bracket (Figure 4). Lower it clockwise until it contacts the floor. some models To level the cabinet using the front rollers: 1 Remove the toe grille. 2 Use a flat-blade screwdriver or ⅜ inch socket wrench to raise or lower the front rollers (Figure 2). Do not raise the cabinet more than 9/16 inch. Lower Anti-tip Raise Bracket Figure 4 (some models) 9/16" WARNING Max The anti-tip device must be installed according to the instructions in your Use & Figure 2 Care Manual. Failure to do or so will result in injury. 3 Use adjustable wrench to adjust leveling screws. Lower the leveling screws on each WARNING side clockwise until they contact the floor (Figure 3). Do not raise the cabinet more When reversing the door swing: than 9/16 inch. You MUST move the anti-tip bracket to align with the hinges of the door. Failure to do so will result in injury. 9/16" Max Raise Figure 3 6

DOOR REMOVAL/REVERSAL INSTRUCTIONS Tools Necessary: or PhillipsTM Socket Adjustable Head Wrench Set Wrench Top Hinge Top Hinge Cover Front Cover Rear Screw Screw or Top 3/8" Fixed Hinge Bottom Wrench Screw Hinge Screw  NOTE The direction in which your refrigerator doors open (door swing) can be reversed, from left to right or right to left, by moving the door hinges from one side to the other. Reversing the door swing should be performed by a qualified person. IMPORTANT Before you begin, turn the refrigerator temperature control to “0” (Mechanical controls) or “OFF” (Electronic controls) and remove the electrical power cord from the wall outlet. Remove any food from door shelves. Door removal and reversal 4. Lift refrigerator door off of bottom hinge and set aside. instructions: 5. Remove center hinge and shim by 1. Remove toe grille. removing inside screw and loosening two 2. Remove top hinge cover. Trace around the outside screws enough to allow hinge and hinge with a soft lead pencil. This makes shim to slide out. Tighten screws. reinstallation easier. Remove top hinge and 6. Loosen two outside screws on opposite lift door off center hinge pin. Set door aside. side of refrigerator, remove inside screw Top and install center hinge. Hinge Cover Door Door Stop Stop Screw Washer Shim Hinge Pin Top Hinge Center Hinge Hinge Screws Hole Plug Handle Hole 3. Unscrew center hinge pin using adjustable Plug wrench and save for reassembly. Ensure plastic washer stays on hinge pin. 7

DOOR REMOVAL/REVERSAL INSTRUCTIONS 7. Remove three screws on bottom hinge and anti- Door Stop Door tip bracket (if equipped) with ⅜” socket wrench. Screw Stop 8. Remove toe grille support and screws (if Washer equipped). Hinge Pin 9. Install bottom hinge and anti-tip bracket (if Bottom equipped) on opposite side with the three screws Hinge removed from step 7. Screws 10. Unscrew bottom hinge pin using adjustable wrench. Move hinge pin to other hole in hinge and tighten with adjustable wrench. Toe 11. Install toe grille support and screws on opposite Grille side (if equipped). 12. Reverse door handles (see Handle Installation section). OR 13. Move freezer and refrigerator door stops to opposite side. Before starting screws, use an awl to puncture the foam. 14. Position refrigerator door onto bottom hinge pin and screw center hinge pin through center hinge into top of door. Close refrigerator door to help align hinge hole. 15. Tighten center hinge pin with adjustable wrench. 16. Remove cabinet and hinge hole plugs and move to opposite side. Lower 17. Lower freezer door onto center hinge pin. 18. Close freezer door. Have an assistant lift up on Anti-tip opposite side of door while tightening screws to Bracket install top hinge. 19. There are two toe grille covers provided in your literature packet or already installed on toe grille; one for the right side and one for the left side. Anti-tip Install the appropriate cover over the opening Bracket on the side opposite the anti-tip bracket, (see Figures A & B).  NOTE In case of future door reversals, save the toe grille Toe Grille cover not being used. Support Toe Grille Cover A 20. Reinstall toe grille with appropriate cover (some models). Toe Grille Support 21. Plug in electrical power cord and turn refrigerator Toe Grille temperature control to center position. Adjust Cover setting as necessary. WARNING When reversing the door swing: You MUST move the anti-tip bracket to align with the hinges of the door and install the toe grille support for Anti-tip proper balance. Failure to do so will result in injury. Bracket B 8

HANDLE INSTALLATION 3. Tighten the set screw on the rounded part CAUTION of the handle until the handle is flush with the door, then tighten another ½ turn. Wear gloves and use extreme CAUTION when installing these handles. The rounded end of the handles may be sharp. Shoulder IMPORTANT Screw To ensure proper installation of handles, Nameplate please review these instructions and illustrations thoroughly prior to installing the handles. Additionally, before installing the door handles, make sure the door swing is correct. Your model will have either a Set right hand or left hand door swing. Follow Screw instructions in the Use & Care Guide to reverse the doors, if necessary. To attach metal refrigerator handle: Handle Screw 1. Place rounded part of handle onto shoulder screw on face of door and align the two holes in top of handle with the Stainless Steel Models two holes in top of door. Do not tighten the set screw yet. Screw 2. Install the two screws into the top of the handle. Handle 3. Tighten the set screw on the rounded part of the handle until the handle is flush with the door, then tighten another ½ turn. Shoulder Screw Screw Handle Shoulder Set Screw Screw Button Plug Shoulder Screw Set Screw Set Screw To attach metal freezer handle: Handle 1. Place rounded part of handle onto shoulder screw on face of door and align the two holes in bottom of handle with the two holes in bottom of door. Do not tighten the set screw yet. Screw 2. Install the two screws into the bottom of the handle. 9

HANDLE INSTALLATION To attach plastic refrigerator handle: To reverse refrigerator/freezer handles: 1. Place top of handle over dovetail screw, Handles may be easier to reverse while doors pull handle straight down until handle is are off. Reverse freezer and refrigerator aligned with screw holes on top of door. handles as shown. 2. Secure top of handle with two screws. Screw Screw Handle Dovetail Button Screw Plug Lock Handle over Dovetail Screw CAUTION To attach plastic freezer handle: Be sure doors are set aside in a secure 1. Place top of handle over dovetail screw, position where they cannot fall and cause pull handle straight up until handle is personal injury. aligned with screw holes on bottom of door. 2. Secure bottom of handle with two screws. Dovetail Screw Nameplate Handle Lock Handle over Dovetail Screw Screw 10

CONNECTING THE WATER SUPPLY Before Installing The Water Supply Line, WARNING You Will Need: To avoid electric shock, which can cause • Basic Tools: adjustable wrench, flat-blade death or severe personal injury, disconnect screwdriver, and PhillipsTM screwdriver the refrigerator from electrical power before connecting a water supply line to the • Access to a household cold water line with refrigerator. water pressure between 30 and 100 psi. • A water supply line made of ¼ inch (6.4 mm) OD, copper or stainless steel tubing. CAUTION To determine the length of tubing needed, To Avoid Property Damage: measure the distance from the ice maker inlet valve at the back of the refrigerator • Copper or Stainless Steel braided tubing to your cold water pipe. Then add is recommended for the water supply approximately 7 feet (2.1 meters), so the line. Water supply tubing made of ¼ refrigerator can be moved out for cleaning inch plastic is not recommended to be (as shown). used. Plastic tubing greatly increases the potential for water leaks, and the • A shutoff valve to connect the water supply manufacturer will not be responsible for line to your household water system. DO any damage if plastic tubing is used for NOT use a self-piercing type shutoff valve. the supply line. • Do not re-use compression fitting or use • DO NOT install water supply tubing in thread seal tape. areas where temperatures fall below • A compression nut and ferrule (sleeve) for freezing. connecting a copper water supply line to • Chemicals from a malfunctioning softener the ice maker inlet valve. can damage the ice maker. If the ice maker is connected to soft water, ensure that the softener is maintained and working properly.  NOTE Check with your local building authority for recommendations on water lines and IMPORTANT associated materials prior to installing your new refrigerator. Depending on your local/ Ensure that your water supply line state building codes, Frigidaire recommends connections comply with all local plumbing for homes with existing valves its Smart codes. Choice® water line kit 5305513409 (with a 6 ft. Stainless Steel Water Line) and for homes without an existing valve, Frigidaire recommends its Smart Choice® water line kit 5305510264 (with a 20 ft. Copper Water Line with self-tapping saddle valve). Please refer to www.frigidaire.com/store for more information. 11

CONNECTING THE WATER SUPPLY To Connect Water Supply Line To Ice Plastic Water Steel Maker Inlet Valve Tubing to Ice Clamp 1. Disconnect refrigerator from electric power Maker Fill Brass Tube Compression source. Nut 2. Place end of water supply line into sink or Ferrule bucket. Turn ON water supply and flush (Sleeve) supply line until water is clear. Turn OFF Copper water supply at shutoff valve. water line 3. Remove plastic cap from water valve inlet Water Valve and discard cap. Bracket 4. If you use copper tubing - Slide brass Valve Inlet compression nut, then ferrule (sleeve) onto water supply line. Push water supply Water Valve line into water valve inlet as far as it Copper water line will go (¼ inch / 6.4 mm). Slide ferrule from household (sleeve) into valve inlet and finger tighten water supply compression nut onto valve. Tighten another half turn with a wrench; DO NOT over tighten. See Figure 1. (Include enough tubing in loop to allow moving refrigerator out for cleaning.) If you use stainless steel tubing - The nut and ferrule are already assembled on Figure 1 the tubing. Slide compression nut onto valve inlet and finger tighten compression nut onto valve. Tighten another half turn Plastic Water Tubing to Ice Maker Steel with a wrench; DO NOT over tighten. See Clamp Figure 2. Fill Tube 5. With steel clamp and screw, secure water supply line (copper tubing only) to rear Stainless panel of refrigerator as shown. Steel 6. Coil excess water supply line (copper water Line tubing only), about 2½ turns, behind refrigerator as shown and arrange coils so Water Valve they do not vibrate or wear against any Bracket other surface. 7. Turn ON water supply at shutoff valve and Valve Inlet tighten any connections that leak. Water Valve 8. Reconnect refrigerator to electrical power source. 9. To turn ice maker on, lower wire signal 6 ft. Stainless Steel water line arm (side mounted) or set the ice maker’s from household water supply On/Off power switch to the “I” position (rear mounted). Figure 2  NOTE These instructions do not cover after market ice maker installation. Instructions in after market ice maker kit should be used. 12

ICE SERVICE If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker, minimal ice will be produced during the first 24 IMPORTANT hours of operation. Air in new plumbing lines Your ice maker is shipped from the factory may cause the ice maker to cycle two or three with the wire signal arm in the ON position. times before making a full tray of ice. With no To ensure proper function for your ice maker, usage, it will take approximately one to two hook up water supply immediately or turn ice days to fill the ice container. maker OFF by lifting the wire signal arm until New plumbing connections may cause the first it clicks and locks in the UP position. If the production of ice cubes to be discolored or ice maker is on and the water supply is not have an odd flavor. Discard ice made during connected, the water valve will make a loud the first 24 hours. chattering noise.  NOTE Automatic ice makers are also optional ICE PRODUCTION: WHAT TO EXPECT accessories that may be installed in most The ice maker will produce 2.5 to 3 pounds models at any time. Call your local dealer for of ice every 24 hours depending on usage information. conditions. Ice is produced at a rate of 8 cubes every 80 to 160 minutes. Turning your Ice Maker On After the plumbing connections have been completed, the water supply valve must be CAUTION opened. Place the ice container under the Do Not place the ice container in your ice maker, pushing it as far back as possible. dishwasher. Lower the wire signal arm to its “down” or ON position. Turning your Ice Maker Off To stop the ice maker, lift the wire signal arm until it clicks and locks in the “up” or OFF position. The ice maker also turns off automatically when the ice container is full. ON OFF Wire Signal Arm 13

CONTROLS Cool Down Period To ensure safe food storage, allow the refrigerator to operate with the doors closed for at least 8 hours before loading it with food. Refrigerator & Freezer Controls (some models)  NOTE When first turning refrigerator on, adjust the refrigerator control to Normal. This is the recommended initial setting. After 24 hours, adjust the controls as needed.  NOTE Your refrigerator is designed to prevent food stored in the freezer from melting when installed in areas below 55° F such as a garage; however, this low temperature environment can cause less than optimal temperature control in the refrigerator section.  NOTE Sustained exposure to ambient temperatures below 45° F will likely result in freezing of food and beverages stored in the refrigeration section. Auxiliary Freezer Control 14

CONTROLS Cool Down Period Temperature Adjustment To ensure safe food storage, allow the • Adjust temperature gradually: adjust the refrigerator to operate with the doors closed knob in small increments, allowing the for at least 8 hours before loading it with food. temperature to stabilize. Adjusting the refrigerator/freezer control will Refrigerator & Freezer Controls change temperatures in both compartments. (some models) The auxiliary freezer control can be left at the factory pre-set (Normal) or adjusted as  NOTE desired; it has no effect on electrical power to the refrigerator. It may take up to 15 minutes for normal cooling to start when first turned on or after To maintain temperatures, a fan circulates air power interruption. in the refrigerator and freezer compartments. For good circulation, do not block cold air vents with food items.  NOTE When first turning refrigerator on, adjust control to Normal. This is the recommended IMPORTANT initial setting. After 24 hours, adjust the Adjusting the refrigerator/freezer temperature controls as needed. control to “off” turns off the compressor and prevents the refrigerator from cooling, but Allow 24 hrs for adjustments does not disconnect the power to the light Normal bulb and other electrical components. To turn off power to your refrigerator, you must unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Cold 0 Colder Refrigerator/Freezer Control Temperature Adjustment • Adjust temperature gradually: adjust the knob in small increments, allowing the temperature to stabilize. • For colder temperatures, adjust the knob towards Colder. • For warmer temperatures, adjust the knob towards Cold. Adjusting the refrigerator/freezer control will change temperatures in both compartments. The auxiliary freezer control can be left at the factory pre-set (Normal) or adjusted as desired; it has no effect on electrical power to the refrigerator. To maintain temperatures, a fan circulates air in the refrigerator and freezer compartments. For good circulation, do not block cold air vents with food items. IMPORTANT Adjusting the refrigerator/freezer temperature control to “0” turns off the compressor and prevents the refrigerator from cooling, but does not disconnect the power to the light bulb and other electrical components. To turn off power to your refrigerator, you must Refrigerator/Freezer Control unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. 15

OPTIONAL FEATURES To adjust slide-under/flip shelf: CAUTION 1. Pull shelf forward until the back of the Do not clean glass shelves or covers with shelf drops down, then gently push shelf warm water when they are cold. Shelves back and under. and covers may break if exposed to sudden 2. Lift front of shelf to flip it upwards toward temperature changes or impact, such as the back of the cabinet. bumping. Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small, pebble-size pieces. This is normal. Glass shelves and covers are heavy. Use both hands when removing them to avoid dropping. 2 Shelf Adjustment 1 Refrigerator shelves are easily adjusted to suit individual needs. Before adjusting the shelves, remove all food. Slide-Under/Flip Shelf To adjust sliding shelves: Door storage 1. Remove shelf by pulling forward to stop position. Door bins, shelves, and racks are provided for convenient storage of jars, bottles, and cans. 2. Lift front edge up and pull out. Frequently used items can be quickly selected. To replace shelf, rest side edges on any pair The dairy compartment, which is warmer than of shelf rails and carefully push shelf back into the general food storage section, is intended for position. short term storage of cheese, spreads, or butter. Door rack Some models have door racks or bins that can accommodate gallon-sized plastic drink containers and economy-sized jars and containers. To remove door rack: 1. Push on rack sides to release from locking tabs. 2. Pull straight out. To install door rack: 1. Push rack straight ahead. 2. You will hear the sides lock into the tabs. Sliding Glass Shelf Sliding Wire Shelf Door Rack 16

OPTIONAL FEATURES Adjustable door bins Crisper Humidity Control (some Some models have adjustable door bins that models) can be moved to suit individual needs. The crisper humidity control, present on the To move door bin along a rail: crisper drawers of some models, allows you to adjust the humidity within the crisper. This can 1. Tilt bin up so the back of the bin is off the extend the life of fresh vegetables that keep door but the hook is still engaged. best in high humidity. 2. Slide bin along rail to desired position. 3. Lower bin back into place. Low Humidity To move door bin from rail to rail: 1. Lift bin up disengaging the hook. 2. Move bin to desired rail location. High 3. Push bin hook into rail engaging the hook. Humidity Higher Humidity Lower Humidity  NOTE Leafy vegetables keep best when stored with the Humidity Control set on High Humidity, or in a drawer without a Humidity Control. This keeps incoming air to a minimum and maintains maximum moisture content. Store non-leafy vegetables and fruits still in their skins at the low humidity setting. 17

OPTIONAL FEATURES Pantry Drawer (some models) Crispers (some models) Some models are equipped with a Pantry The crispers, located under the bottom Drawer for storage of luncheon meats, refrigerator shelf, are designed for storing spreads, cheeses, and other deli items. Please fruits, vegetables, and other fresh produce. be sure to support glass when removing the Wash items in clear water and remove excess drawer. water before placing them in the crispers. Items with strong odors or high moisture content should be wrapped before storing. Store-More Drawer (some models) The Store-More Drawer is located at the top of the refrigerator cabinet directly under the freezer. To install the Store-More Drawer: 1. Place tabs on back of bin into openings on rear clips on back of slides. 2. Ensure front clips on slides engage into square openings on bin. Bin Clip 18

NORMAL OPERATING SOUNDS AND SIGHTS Understanding the sounds you Following is a list of major components in your refrigerator and the sounds they can cause: may hear A Evaporator Refrigerant through the Your new, high-efficiency refrigerator may evaporator may create a boiling or introduce unfamiliar sounds. These sounds gurgling sound. normally indicate your refrigerator is operating correctly. Some surfaces on floors, walls, and B Evaporator fan You may hear air being kitchen cabinets may make these sounds more forced through the refrigerator by the noticeable. evaporator fan. C Defrost heater During defrost cycles,  NOTE Rigid foam insulation is very energy efficient, water dripping onto the defrost heater may cause a hissing or sizzling sound. After defrosting, a popping sound may occur. but is not a sound insulator. IMPORTANT During the automatic defrost cycle, you may notice a red glow in the vents on the back wall of your freezer compartment. This is normal during the defrost cycle. D Automatic ice maker When ice has been produced, you will hear ice cubes falling into the ice bin. E Electronic defrost control These parts can produce a snapping or clicking sound when turning the cooling system on and off. Control box may differ from the one shown. F Condenser fan You may hear air being forced through the condenser. G Compressor Modern, high-efficiency compressors run much faster than in the past. The compressor may have a high- pitched hum or pulsating sound. H Water valve If your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice maker, you will hear a buzzing sound as the water valve opens to fill the ice maker during each cycle. I Drain pan (not removable) You may hear water dripping into the drain pan during the defrost cycle. J Condenser May create minimal sounds from forced air. IMPORTANT If the Fresh Food door is left open form more than 5 minutes, an alarm will sound. The alarm will sound for 2 minutes and then stop. If the “Door Ajar” condition remains, the alarm will repeat every 30 minutes for two intervals. After 15 minutes of a “Door Ajar” Condition, the unit will turn the Fresh Food light off until the door is closed. The door switch in the Fresh Food can be pressed and released to reset the alarm and light. 19

CARE & CLEANING Protecting your investment IMPORTANT Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains appearance and prevents odor build-up. Wipe If you store or move your refrigerator in up any spills immediately and clean the freezer freezing temperatures, be sure to completely and fresh food compartments at least twice drain the water supply system. Failure to a year. When cleaning, take the following do so could result in water leaks when the precautions: refrigerator is put back into service. Contact a service representative to perform this • Never use CHLORIDE or cleaners with operation. bleach to clean stainless steel. • Do not wash any removable parts in a dishwasher. • Always unplug the electrical power cord from the wall outlet before cleaning. • Remove adhesive labels by hand. Do not use razor blades or other sharp instruments which can scratch the appliance surface. • Do not remove the serial plate. Do not use abrasive cleaners such as window sprays, scouring cleansers, brushes, flammable fluids, cleaning waxes, concentrated detergents, bleaches or cleansers containing petroleum products on plastic parts, interior doors, gaskets or cabinet liners. Do not use paper towels, metallic scouring pads, or other abrasive cleaning materials or strong alkaline solutions.  NOTE If you set your temperature controls to turn off cooling, power to lights and other electrical components will continue until you unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. CAUTION • Pull the refrigerator straight out to move it. Shifting it from side to side may damage flooring. Be careful not to move the refrigerator beyond the plumbing connections. • Damp objects stick to cold metal surfaces. Do not touch refrigerated surfaces with wet or damp hands. 20

CARE & CLEANING Care & Cleaning Tips Part What To Use Tips and Precautions Interior & • Soap and water Use 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 quart of warm Door Liners • Baking soda and water. Be sure to wring excess water out of sponge water or cloth before cleaning around controls, light bulb or any electrical part. Door • Soap and water Wipe gaskets with a clean soft cloth. Gaskets Drawers & • Soap and water Use a soft cloth to clean drawer runners and tracks. Bins Glass • Soap and water Allow glass to warm to room temperature before Shelves • Glass cleaner immersing in warm water. • Mild liquid sprays Toe Grille • Soap and water Vacuum dust from front of toe grille. Remove • Mild liquid sprays toe grille (see Installation Instructions). Vacuum backside, wipe with sudsy cloth or sponge. Rinse • Vacuum attachment and dry. Exterior & • Soap and water Do not use commercial household cleaners Handles • Non Abrasive Glass containing ammonia, bleach or alcohol to clean Cleaner handles. Use a soft cloth to clean smooth handles. DO NOT use a dry cloth to clean smooth doors. Exterior & • Soap and water Never use CHLORIDE or cleaners with bleach to Handles • Stainless Steel clean stainless steel. (Stainless Cleaners Clean stainless steel front and handles with non- Steel abrasive soapy water and a dishcloth. Rinse with Models clean water and a soft cloth. Use a non-abrasive Only) stainless steel cleaner. These cleaners can be purchased at most home improvement or major department stores. Always follow manufacturer’s instructions. Do not use household cleaners containing ammonia or bleach. NOTE: Always clean, wipe and dry with the grain to prevent scratching. Wash the rest of the cabinet with warm water and mild liquid detergent. Rinse well, and wipe dry with a clean soft cloth. Replacing • Unplug refrigerator CAUTION: Wear gloves when replacing light bulbs Light Bulbs • Wear gloves to avoid getting cut. Use same wattage when replacing bulb • Remove light cover (some models) • Replace old bulb • Replace light cover (some models) • Plug in the refrigerator LED Bulbs • Call customer service WARNING: Do not attempt to replace LED lights due to replace to high voltage exposure. 21

BEFORE YOU CALL 1-800-944-9044 (United States) Visit our web site at 1-800-265-8352 (Canada) www.frigidaire.com. Common Occurrences Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. This list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. Refrigerator does not run. • Ensure plug is tightly pushed into electrical outlet. • Check/replace fuse with a 15 amp time-delay fuse. Reset circuit breaker. • The refrigerator/freezer control is turned to “0” (Mechanical controls) or “OFF” (Electronic controls). • Refrigerator may be in defrost cycle. Wait 20 minutes and check again. Compressor and/or fan does • Refrigerator is going through a self diagnostic test. Allow not run 15 minutes to complete self test. Freezer temperature is colder • Set auxiliary freezer control to a warmer setting until than preferred. Refrigerator freezer temperature is satisfactory. Allow 24 hours for the temperature is satisfactory. temperature to stabilize. Refrigerator temperature is too • Set refrigerator/freezer control to a warmer setting. Allow cold. Freezer temperature is 24 hours for temperature to stabilize. Then check freezer satisfactory. temperatures and adjust as needed. Freezer temperature is warmer • Set auxiliary freezer control to a colder setting until than preferred. Refrigerator freezer temperature is satisfactory. Allow 24 hours for the temperature is satisfactory. temperature to stabilize. Refrigerator temperature is too • Set refrigerator/freezer control to a colder setting. warm. Freezer temperature is Allow 24 hours for temperature to stabilize. Then check satisfactory. refrigerator temperatures and adjust as needed. Refrigerator is noisy or vibrates. • The cabinet is not level. • Floor is weak. • See Normal Operating Sounds and Sights section. Odors in refrigerator. • Interior needs to be cleaned. • Foods that produce odors should be covered or wrapped. Cabinet light not working. • Replace light bulb. • Ensure plug is tightly pushed into electrical outlet. • Light switch may be stuck. Push in light switch, located on the refrigerator control box, to release. Automatic ice maker not • Ensure the wire signal arm is not in UP position. working (some models) • Ice maker should produce 2.5 to 3 pounds of ice in a 24 hour period. • Water supply is turned off. • Water pressure is too low. • The freezer is not cold enough. Refrigerator makes beeping • Close door. sound. • Press light switch. 22

MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions. Exclusions This warranty does not cover the following: 1. Products with original serial numbers that have been removed, altered or cannot be readily determined. 2. Product that has been transferred from its original owner to another party or removed outside the USA or Canada. 3. Rust on the interior or exterior of the unit. 4. Products purchased “as-is” are not covered by this warranty. 5. Food loss due to any refrigerator or freezer failures. 6. Products used in a commercial setting. 7. Service calls which do not involve malfunction or defects in materials or workmanship, or for appliances not in ordinary household use or used other than in accordance with the provided instructions. 8. Service calls to correct the installation of your appliance or to instruct you how to use your appliance. 9. Expenses for making the appliance accessible for servicing, such as removal of trim, cupboards, shelves, etc., which are not a part of the appliance when it is shipped from the factory. 10. Service calls to repair or replace appliance light bulbs, air filters, water filters, other consumables, or knobs, handles, or other cosmetic parts. 11. Surcharges including, but not limited to, any after hour, weekend, or holiday service calls, tolls, ferry trip charges, or mileage expense for service calls to remote areas, including the state of Alaska. 12. Damages to the finish of appliance or home incurred during installation, including but not limited to floors, cabinets, walls, etc. 13. Damages caused by: services performed by unauthorized service companies; use of parts other than genuine Electrolux parts or parts obtained from persons other than authorized service companies; or external causes such as abuse, misuse, inadequate power supply, accidents, fires, or acts of God. DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF REMEDIES CUSTOMER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL BE PRODUCT REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED HEREIN. CLAIMS BASED ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO ONE YEAR OR THE SHORTEST PERIOD ALLOWED BY LAW, BUT NOT LESS THAN ONE YEAR. ELECTROLUX SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES SUCH AS PROPERTY DAMAGE AND INCIDENTAL EXPENSES RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF THIS WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTY OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY. SOME STATES AND PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. If You Need Service Keep your receipt, delivery slip, or some other appropriate payment record to establish the warranty period should service be required. If service is performed, it is in your best interest to obtain and keep all receipts. Service under this warranty must be obtained by contacting Electrolux at the addresses or phone numbers below. This warranty only applies in the USA and Canada. In the USA, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Major Appliances North America, a division of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. In Canada, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp. Electrolux authorizes no person to change or add to any obligations under this warranty. Obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Electrolux or an authorized service company. Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice. USA Canada 1.800.944.9044 1.800.265.8352 Frigidaire Electrolux Canada Corp. 10200 David Taylor Drive 5855 Terry Fox Way Charlotte, NC 28262 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5V 3E4 23