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Use & Care Guide
Side-By-Side Refrigerator
241868900 August 2007


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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Side-By-Side Refrigerator 241868900 August 2007...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Door Handle Mounting Instructions ........8 guide Connecting The Water Supply ........9 About your refrigerator’s water supply ........9 Thank you for choosing Electrolux, our new Feature Overview ..........10 premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Understanding features and terms ........10...
  • Page 3: Safety

    Safety Important safety instructions Electrical information WARNING WARNING You must follow these guidelines to ensure Please read all safety instructions before that your refrigerator’s safety mechanisms are using your new refrigerator. operating correctly. General Safety • The refrigerator must be plugged into •...
  • Page 4: Installation

    Installation This Use & Care Guide provides general operating Door opening instructions for your model. Use the refrigerator only as instructed in this Use & Care Guide. Before NOTE starting the refrigerator, follow these important The refrigerator doors are designed to shut by first steps.
  • Page 5 Installation 2 Close the doors and use a flat-blade 4 Replace the toe grille by fitting it into place. screwdriver or ³⁄₈ inch socket wrench to raise or lower the front rollers. 3 Ensure both doors are bind-free with their seals touching the cabinet on all four sides.
  • Page 6: Removing The Doors

    Removing The Doors Getting through narrow spaces If your refrigerator will not fit through an entrance area, you can reduce its size by removing the doors. Check first by measuring the entrance. Required Tools You will need the following tools: Top Hinge Tools Necessary: Top Hinge...
  • Page 7 Removing The Doors 2 Trace lightly around the hinge with a pencil. This makes reinstallation easier. 3 Detach the water tube from the connector located below the freezer door. The connector releases when you press its outer sleeve inward. Non-Adjusting Hinge (some models) 3 Remove the two bottom hinge screws and hinge if necessary.
  • Page 8: Installing Door Handles

    Installing Door Handles Door Handle Mounting Instructions 1 Remove handles from carton and any other protective packaging. 2 Position freezer handle end caps over upper and lower pre-installed shoulder bolts (A) that are fastened into door, ensuring the holes for the set screws are facing towards the refrigerator door.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Water Supply

    Connecting The Water Supply About your refrigerator’s water supply 3 Unscrew the plastic cap from the water valve inlet at the rear of your refrigerator. Discard The automatic ice & water dispenser on your the cap. refrigerator requires a permanent water supply to function correctly.
  • Page 10: Feature Overview

    Feature Overview Understanding features and terms Your Electrolux refrigerator is designed for optimal convenience and storage flexibility. Use the illustration below to familiarize yourself with product features and terminology. NOTE Features may vary according to model.
  • Page 11: Controls

    Controls Wave-Touch IQ-Touch...
  • Page 12: Wave-touch Tm (some Models)

    Controls Level: User Variable Options Wave-Touch (some models) Your refrigerator is equipped with a Wave-Touch Panel user interface display. It is only necessary to touch the glass. There is no need to press with force. There are three levels of display. Level: Sleep Mode Touching the options icon displays the following options:...
  • Page 13: Wave-touch Tm /iq-touch Tm "sabbath Mode

    Controls Wave-Touch /IQ-Touch (-) indicators will appear on either side of the displayed temperatures. “Sabbath Mode” (some models) 3 Press the + or – indicator to adjust the temperature to the desired setting. The Sabbath Mode is a feature that disables The temperature display will begin to blink portions of the refrigerator and its controls for both with the first touch.
  • Page 14 Controls IQ-Touch (some models) IMPORTANT Pressing the system off icon does not turn off power to your refrigerator. You must unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Setting cooling temperatures 1 Touch the glass panel to illuminate the display to the Plus (+) and minus (-) indicators which appear on either side of the displayed temperatures.
  • Page 15: Storage Features

    Storage Features CAUTION NOTE To avoid injury from breakage, handle The Cantilever Sliding Glass Shelf has spacers tempered glass shelves carefully. (side screws) on the sides of the brackets to securely hold the shelf in place. To relocate the shelf to a different location, the NOTE spacers must be turned in (clockwise).
  • Page 16: Crisper Humidity Control

    Storage Features Crisper humidity control Doors Crisper drawers include a sliding control for Storage bins adjusting the humidity inside the crisper. This The doors to your freezer and fresh food feature can extend the life of certain fresh compartments use a system of modular storage vegetables that keep longer in high humidity.
  • Page 17: Accessories

    Storage Features Accessories Tall bottle retainer Dairy compartment The tall bottle retainer Use the dairy compartment, at the top of the fresh keeps tall containers food compartment door, for short term storage of in the bin from cheese, spreads, or butter. The dairy compartment, falling forward when which includes a lift-up cover that may be locked opening or closing...
  • Page 18: Automatic Ice & Water Maker/dispenser

    Automatic Ice & Water Maker/Dispenser Priming the water supply IMPORTANT system Your ice maker is turned on at the factory so it can work as soon as you install your refrigerator. Your refrigerator’s water supply system includes If you cannot connect a water supply, turn the several tubing lines, an advanced water filter, ice maker’s On/Off switch to Off.
  • Page 19: Ice Maker/dispenser Tips

    Automatic Ice & Water Maker/Dispenser 4 Allow the ice bin to dry completely before Ice maker/dispenser tips replacing in the freezer. • Ice cubes stored too long may develop an odd flavor. Empty the ice container as 5 Remove ice chips and clean the ice bin shelf explained below.
  • Page 20: Changing The Filter

    Changing The Filter Locating the filters NOTE Your refrigerator is equipped with separate water The electronic touch panel, located at the freezer and air filtering systems. The water filter system door, includes controls to monitor the status of filters all dispensed drinking water, as well as your air filter.
  • Page 21: More About Your Advanced Water Filter

    Changing The Filter More about your advanced water filter 7 Press a drinking glass against the water dispenser while checking for any leaks at the The PureAdvantage ice and water filter housing. Any spurts and sputters that filter system is tested and certified occur as the system purges air out of the by NSF International, the nationally dispenser system are normal.
  • Page 22: Storing Food & Saving Energy

    Storing Food & Saving Energy door shelves. These foods are best stored Ideas for storing foods in the freezer interior where the temperature Fresh food storage varies less. • Keep the fresh food compartment Ideas for saving energy between 34° F and 40° F with an optimum temperature of 37°...
  • Page 23: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    Normal Operating Sounds & Sights Understanding the sounds you may hear Your new, high-efficiency refrigerator may introduce NOTE unfamiliar sounds. These sounds normally indicate your refrigerator is operating correctly. Some Energy efficient foam in your refrigerator is not a surfaces on floors, walls, and kitchen cabinets may sound insulator.
  • Page 24: Care & Cleaning

    Care & Cleaning Protecting your investment Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains appearance and prevents odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean the freezer and fresh food compartments at least twice a year. When cleaning, take the following precautions: •...
  • Page 25: Care & Cleaning Tips

    Care & Cleaning Care & cleaning tips Part Cleaning Agents Tips and Precautions Interior & Door • Soap and water • Use 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 quart of warm water. Liners • Baking soda and • Be sure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before water cleaning around controls, light bulb or any electrical part.
  • Page 26: Replacing Light Bulbs

    Care & Cleaning Replacing light bulbs Both the freezer and fresh food compartments of your refrigerator include light bulbs that will need replacing from time to time. Some lights have covers that you will need to remove before replacing the bulbs. Always use bulbs that are designed for appliance lighting.
  • Page 27: Warranty

    Major Appliance Warranty Information Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace 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.
  • Page 28: Solutions To Common Problems

    Digital temperature • Electronic control system • Call your Electrolux service representative, displays are flashing. has detected a performance who can interpret any messages or number problem. codes flashing on the digital displays.
  • Page 29: Temperatures Are Too Cold

    Solutions To Common Problems Temperatures Are Too Cold Problem Cause Correction Freezer temperature • Freezer control is set • Set freezer control to a warmer setting. Allow 24 too cold. Refrigerator too cold. hours for temperature to stabilize. temperature is satisfactory.
  • Page 30 Solutions To Common Problems Water/Moisture/Frost Inside Refrigerator Problem Cause Correction • • Moisture collects on inside Weather is hot and The rate of frost buildup and internal sweating of refrigerator walls. humid. increases. • • Door is slightly See Problem section, Opening/Closing of Doors/ open.
  • Page 31: Automatic Ice Maker

    Solutions To Common Problems Automatic Ice Maker Problem Cause Correction Ice maker is not • Ice maker power switch is Off. • Turn on power switch. making any ice. • Water supply is not connected • Connect water supply (see Installation to refrigerator.
  • Page 32: Ice Dispenser

    Solutions To Common Problems Ice Dispenser Problem Cause Correction Dispenser will • Water supply is not connected. • Connect water supply (see Connecting The not dispense ice. Water Supply section). • • Ice storage container is empty. Ensure ice maker is turned on. When the first supply of ice is dropped into the container, the dispenser should operate.
  • Page 33: Odors In Refrigerator

    Solutions To Common Problems Odors In Refrigerator Problem Cause Correction Interior is dirty. • Interior needs to be cleaned. • See Care & Cleaning Tips. • Food with strong odors is stored • Cover food tightly. Turn on air filtration in refrigerator.

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