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    Use _ Care Guide Side-By-Side Refrigerator Guia de Uso y Cuidado Refdgerador de dos puertas Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien R_fHg_fateur _ compaYt_me_ts juxtaposes zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz i i i i i '_ ii i i i i i i 241868903 December 2008...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TabJe of contents 9uide Finding Information ............Safety ................Thank you for choosing Electrolux, our new premium brand in home appliances.This Use & installation ..............Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer Removing The Doors ............ satisfaction and product quality throughout the service life of your new appliance.

  • Page 3: Safety

    Safety important safety instructions General Safety WARNING ,, Do not store or use gasoline, or other flammable liquids, near this or any other Please read all safety instructions before appliance. Read product labels for warnings using your new refrigerator. regarding flammability and other hazards.

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    Safety EJectrica information iMPORTANT WARNING To turn off power to your refrigerator, unplug the You must follow these guidelines to ensure power cord from the wall outlet. that your refrigerator's safety mechanisms operating correctly. * The refrigerator must be plugged into its own dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC- only electric...

  • Page 5: Installation

    Installation Toe Grille Installation and Removal This Use & Care Guide provides general operating instructions for your model. Use the refrigerator To install toe grille only as instructed in this Use & Care Guide. Before 1 Open both doors. Slide left and right sides of starting the refrigerator, follow these important toe grille over lower hinges of refrigerator.

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    Installation To level the doors using the adjustable lower Door opening hinge (some models): NOTE If the refrigerator door is lower than the freezer door, raise the refrigerator door by The refrigerator doors are designed to shut by turning the adjustment screw clockwise using themselves within a 20 degree opening.

  • Page 7: Removing The Doors

    Removing T e 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: Tools Necessety: Top Hir_ge Top Hinge...

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    Removin T e Doors Detach the water tube from the connector To remove the freezer top hinge cover: located below the freezer door. The Remove the two screws from each cover connector releases when you press its outer over the top door hinges. sleeve inward.

  • Page 9: Instatling Door Handles

    Installing Door andles Door Handle Mounting instructions Remove handles from carton and any other protective packaging, 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, While holding handle firmly against door, fasten upper and lower Allen set screws (B) with supplied...

  • Page 10: Connecting The Water Supply

    Connecting The Water Supply About your refrigerator's water supply NOTE The automatic ice & water dispenser on your A kit is available from your dealer that provides all refrigerator requires a permanent water supply to function correctly. During installation, you materials for a water supply installation, including (or a service professional) establish this water 25 feet of copper tubing and full instructions.

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    Connectin TheWater upply Secure the copper tube to your refrigerator's rear panel with a steel clamp and screw (see illustration). Coil the excess copper tubing (about 2V2 turns) behind your refrigerator as shown. Arrange coiled tubing to avoid vibration or wear against other surfaces.

  • Page 12: Feature Overview

    Feature Overview Understandin 9 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, Ice Cream Shelf- 7 Water Light Switch D°°r Light Switch_,...

  • Page 13: Controls


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    Controls 3 rd Level: User Variable Options Wav÷oTOU oh TM (some mode_s) Your refrigerator is equipped with a Wave-Touch Panel user interface display, tt is only necessary to touch the glass. There is no need to press with force. There are three levels of display. 1_t Level: Sleep Mode Touching the options icon displays the following options:...

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    Controls (-) indicators will appear on either side of the displayed temperatures. "Sabbath Mode" (somemodems} 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.

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    Controls factory default IQ°Touch (somemodems) Resets all refrigerator settings such as temp, temp display and ring tones to their factory default settings. an elf Press and hold for three seconds to turn off the cooling system to clean the refrigera- tor.

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    Controls Alarms DoorAjar If the door has been left open for an ex- tended period of time, an alarm will sound and the door ajar indicator wilt display on the right side of the display. The alarm is turned off by closing the door. The mute sounds key wilt illuminate to prompt the reset of any pending alarms.

  • Page 18: Storage Features

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

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    Storage Features To remove the Crisper Drawer Meat keeper (some models) Some models are equipped with a meat keeper Wearing safety glasses, gently place a flat- head screwdriver behind the snap between drawer for short=term storage of bulk meat items. This drawer includes a sliding control for adjusting the metal slide and the crisper pan.

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    Storage Features Perfect Temp Drawer (some models) .._mI_ D_°_w_ ' The Perfect Temp Drawer (PTD) was designed to keep food items at a precise temperature that is cooler, the same, or warmer than the fresh food side of the refrigerator. The PTD is shipped turned OFF.

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    Storage Features To remove the Perfect Temp Drawer frame and pan IMPORTANT for cleaning: The two drop in insulating inserts need to remain 1 Wearing safety glasses, gently place a flat- in place while the Perfect Temp Drawer is on. head screwdriver behind the snap between Removing the inserts will cause the temperature the metal slide and the crisper pan.

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    Storage Features Pull the shelf assembly forward off of the rear Drop the shelf down insuring that the support support pins and out of the fridge. pins fully snap into the grooves in the shelf. Reconnect the frame connector to the control unit and reinstall the drawer.

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    Storage Features To change the position of an adjustable door bin: Tall bottle retainer Before adjusting a bin remove all food. The tall bottle retainer Grip the bin firmly with both hands and lift it keeps tall containers upward. in the bin from Remove the bin falling forward when opening or closing...

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    Storage Features Dairy compartment Use the dairy compartment, at the top of the fresh food compartment door, for short term storage of cheese, spreads, or butter. The dairy compartment, which includes a lift-up cover that may be locked and a dairy divider (some models), is designed to be warmer than the open storage area to accommodate these types of food.

  • Page 25: Automatic Ice & Water Maker/dispenser

    Automatic ice Water aker/Dispenser Priming the water supply Using the ice maker after installation Before making ice for the first time, be sure to prime the water supply system. Air in new plumbing Your refrigerator's water supply system includes lines can result in two or three empty ice maker several tubing lines, an advanced water filter, cycles.

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    Automatic ice Water aker/Dispenser Turn off the ice maker when cleaning the IMPORTANT freezer and during vacations. Small ice cubes or ice chips jamming in the If you turn off the ice maker for a tong period of time, you should also turn off the ice maker may be a sign that your water filter water supply valve.

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    Automatic ice Water aker/Dispenser CAUTION NEVER use an ice pick or similar sharp instrument to break up the ice.This could damage the ice storage bin and dispenser mechanism. iMPORTANT When removing or replacing the ice bin, DO NOT rotate the auger in the ice bin. If the auger is accidentally rotated, you must realign the auger by turning it in 90 degree turns (see below)

  • Page 28: 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.

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    Changin The Filter Press a drinking glass against the water More about your advanced water filter 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 30: 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 installation temperature of 37';...

  • Page 31: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    ormal Operating Sounds ights 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 32: 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: NOTE Do not use abrasive cleaners such as window sprays, scouring cleansers, flammable fluids, cleaning waxes, concentrated...

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    Care Cleaning Care & cleaning tips CleaningAgents Tips and Precautions Part 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 cleaninq around controls, light bulb or any electrical part.

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    Care Cleaning RepJacing 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 35: Warranty

    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.

  • Page 36: Solutions To Common Problems

    SolutionsTo Common Problems Before you cal ... Ofyou experience a problem with your refrigerator or notice a product behavior or condition you do not understand, you can usually avoid a call to your service representative by referring to this section an answer.

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    SolutionsTo Common TemperaturesAre TooCold Problem Cause Correction Freezertemperature = Freezercontrol is set + Set freezer control to a warmer setting, Allow 24 too cold, Refrigerator too cold. hours for temperature to stabilize. temperature is satisfactory, ,, Refrigerator c ontrol Refrigerator temperature •...

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    Solutions To Common Problems Water/Moisture/Frost I nside Refrigerator Problem C8|!$8 Correction Moisture collects on inside ,, Weather is hot and • The rate of frost buildup and internal sweating humid. increases. of refrigerator walls. ,, Door is slightly ,, See Problem section, Opening/Closing of Doors/ Drawers, open.

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    Solutions To Common Pro AutomaticIce Maker Problem Correction Csuse Ice makeris not • Ice maker power switch is Off. • Turn on power switch. makingany ice. o Water supply is not connected o Connect water supply (see Installation to refrigerator. Instructions).

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    Solutions To Common Problems lee Dispenser Problem Cause Correction Dispenserwill - Watersupply is not connected. • Connectwatersupply (seeConnectingThe not dispenseice. WaterSupplysection). o Ensureice makeris turned on. Whenthe first • Icestoragecontaineris empty. supply of iceis dropped into the container,the dispensershould operate. .

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    Solutions To Common Pro Odorsin Refrigerator Problem Cause Correction Interior is dirty. ,, Interior needs to be cleaned. ,, SeeCare & Cleaning Tips. = Foodwith strong odors is stored • Cover food tightly. Turn on air filtration in refrigerator. system, Air filter may needto be changed more frequently if foods with strong odors are routinely stored in refrigerator.

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