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Electrolux 241721800 Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
S i d e - B y - S i d e R e f r i g e r a t o r
241721800 (0604)

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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide S i d e - B y - S i d e R e f r i g e r a t o r 241721800 (0604)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    PLEASE READ ANS SAVE THIS GUIDE Thank you for choosing Electrolux. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the service life of your new refrigerator. We view your purchase as the beginning of a relationship.
  • Page 3: Important Safety

    Children should NEVER use these items to play with. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads, plastic sheets or stretch wrap may become airtight chambers, and can quickly cause suffocation. These guidelines must be followed to ensure that safety mechanisms in this refrigerator will operate properly. ELECTRICAL INFORMATION •...
  • Page 4: Installation

    LEVELING All four corners of your refrigerator must rest firmly on a solid floor. Your refrigerator is equipped with adjustable front rollers to help level your unit. To ensure proper door seal and assist door closing, the refrigerator should be tilted 1/4”...
  • Page 5 A water supply line made of ¼ inch (6.4 mm) OD, copper tubing. To determine the length of copper tubing needed, you will need to measure the distance from the ice maker inlet valve at the back of the refrigerator to your cold water pipe.
  • Page 6: To Remove Refrigerator Door

    2. Trace around hinge with soft lead pencil. This will make it easier to realign doors when they are replaced. 3. Remove top hinge and lift refrigerator door off bottom hinge pin. Set door aside. 4. Remove bottom hinge, if necessary.
  • Page 7: Features At A Glance

    Features At A Glance Features may vary according to model...
  • Page 8: Temperature Controls

    COOL DOWN PERIOD To ensure safe food storage, allow the refrigerator to operate with the doors closed for at least 6 hours before loading it with food. REFRIGERATOR & FREEZER CONTROLS NOTE: When changing control settings, wait 24 hours before making additional adjustments.
  • Page 9: Temperature Controls

    OTHER CONTROL FEATURES Cooling System On/Off Button TURNING THE COOLING SYSTEM ON AND OFF You can disable the cooling system in your refrigerator by pressing the On/Off button located on the left side of the temperature control panel. To ensure that you do not accidentally turn off the cooling system, the button does not work unless you press and hold it for three seconds.
  • Page 10: Looking Inside

    Shelves may break suddenly if nicked, scratched, or exposed to sudden temperature change. CANTILEVER SHELF ADJUSTMENT Refrigerator shelves are easily adjusted to suit individual needs. Before adjusting the shelves, remove all food. Cantilever shelves are supported at the back of the refrigerator.
  • Page 11 12 ounce drink cans, a bottle of wine, a two-liter soft drink bottle, or a carton of eggs. The Special Item Rack mounts on the left side of your refrigerator. To install, just slide the Special Item Rack onto any shelf as shown in the drawing.
  • Page 12: Looking Inside

    Looking Inside - CRISPERS (SOME MODELS) The crispers, located under the bottom refrigerator shelf, are designed for storing fruits, vegetables, and other fresh produce. Wash items in clear water and remove excess water before placing them in the crispers. Items with strong odors or high moisture content should be wrapped before storing.
  • Page 13: Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser

    Automatic Ice and Water Dispenser AUTOMATIC ICE & WATER DISPENSER OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Features may vary according to model. l l u s l l o l l g i l g i l . n i l l i l l a l l a l l i l l i...
  • Page 14: Automatic Ice And Water Dispenser

    Water pressure must not exceed 100 lbs. Excessive pressure may cause water filter to malfunction. After the refrigerator is connected to the water supply, fill the water tank by drawing one glass of water. It may take about 1½ minutes after activating the dispenser paddle before water begins to fill this first glass. Continue flushing the system for 3 minutes to rid the tank and plumbing connections of any impurities.
  • Page 15 Automatic Ice and Water Dispenser Do not use the ice chute as a handle when removing or replacing the ice storage bin. Surfaces there may be sharp. Do not put fingers up ice chute. Surfaces there may be sharp. CLEANING THE ICE DISPENSER Clean the dispenser and ice container at regular intervals, particularly before you take a vacation or move, or if the ice dispenser sticks.
  • Page 16 Status light will turn red after 400 gallons of water has flowed through the ice and water dispenser (some models). Also, if the filter has been in a refrigerator that has not been in use for awhile (during moving for example), change the filter before reinstalling the refrigerator.
  • Page 17: Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser

    Status light will turn red after approximately 400 gallons of water has flowed through the ice and water dispenser. Also, if the filter has been in a refrigerator that has not been in use for awhile (during moving for example), change the filter before reinstalling the refrigerator.
  • Page 18: Storing Food & Saving Energy

    The fresh food compartment should be kept between 1.1° C and 4.4° C with an optimum temperature of 2.8° C. • Avoid overcrowding the refrigerator shelves. This reduces the circulation of air around the food and results in uneven cooling.
  • Page 19: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    IMPORTANT: Your ice maker is turned On at the factory so it can work as soon as you install your refrigerator. To ensure proper function of your ice maker, connect a water supply immediately or turn the On/Off switch to the Off (“O”) position.
  • Page 20: Care & Cleaning

    Keep your refrigerator and freezer clean to prevent odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean both sections at least twice a year. Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners or strong alkaline solutions on any surface. Do not wash any removable parts in a dishwasher. Always unplug the electrical power cord from the wall outlet before cleaning.
  • Page 21 Pad cabinet to avoid scratching surface. IMPORTANT: If the refrigerator is going to be stored or moved in freezing temperatures, the water in the ice and water system must be drained completely. Failure to do so could result in water leaks when the refrigerator is put back into service.
  • Page 22: Solutions To Common Problems

    Check house lights. Call local Electric Company. • It’s normal for the refrigerator to work longer under these conditions. • It takes 8-12 hours for the refrigerator to cool down completely. • Ice maker operation causes refrigerator to run slightly more.
  • Page 23 Before You Call (continued) CAUSE • Warm air enters the refrigerator whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. • See PROBLEM section OPENING/CLOSING OF DOORS/DRAWERS. • Set freezer control to a colder setting. Allow 24 hours for temperature to stabilize.
  • Page 24 • Ice has bad odor and taste. Ice has picked up odor or flavor from strong food stored in refrigerator or freezer. • Water running to ice maker has poor taste or odor. • Ice not used frequently enough.
  • Page 25 • Close both doors gently. • Ensure floor is level and solid, and can adequately support the refrigerator. Contact a carpenter to correct a sagging or sloping floor. • Ensure floor is level and solid, and can adequately support the refrigerator. Contact a carpenter to correct a sagging or sloping floor.

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