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January 2012


   Summary of Contents for ELECTROLUX EW23BC85KS3

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Finding information Table of contents Pmease read and save this gu Thank you for choosing Electrolux, our new premium Findinginformation..........brand in home appliances.This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and Safely ............... product quality throughout the service life of your new appliance.

  • Page 3: Safely

    Safety Important safe instructions Remove all staples from the carton to avoid Safety Precautions injury. Staples can also damage finishes if Do not attempt to install or operate your unit until they come in contact with other appliances or you have read the safety precautions in this manual. furniture.

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    Safety Emectdcaminformation WARNING You must follow these guidelines to ensure that your refrigerator's safety mechanisms are operating correctly. o The refrigerator must be plugged into its own dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz, AC=only non=GFCI electric outlet. The power cord of the appliance is equipped with a three-prong grounding plug for your protection against electrical shock hazards.

  • Page 5: Feature Overview

    Understanding features and terms Your Electrolux refrigerator is designed for optimal convenience and storage flexibility, The illustration below is provided to assist you with familiarizing yourself with product features and terminology. NOTE *Features may vary according to model. Model is shown without freezer drawer cover.

  • Page 6: Installation

    installation Required Tools You will need the following tools: Tools Necessary: Components Provided: Top Hi_ TopH_ Fro_ 8crew _ lnstalJat+on This Use & Care Guide provides general installation and operating instructions for your model. We Allow the following clearances for ease of recommend using a service or kitchen contracting installation, proper air circulation, and plumbing professional to install your refrigerator.

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    Installation To level the cabinet using the front rollers: Freezer DrawerAlignment 1 Slightly open freezer drawer. Lift the toe grille and Check gasket seal around top, bottom, and sides gently pull forward (see illustration). of freezer drawer. "Youcan raise or lower each door. Use a 3/8 inch If gasket is not sealed, open drawer and slightly socket wrench to turn the adjustment screws (1 loosen four (4) drawer screws (two (2) on each...

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    installation To adjust the door stop: Re-tighten screw. Door stop is adjustable between 85 to 145 degrees. NOTE View shown is looking up at the bottom of the refrigerator door. Re-tighten Screw Ensure door stops in desired location before resuming normal use, To level the doors using the adjustable lower hinge (select models):...

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    installation Lift the door while adjusting the washer.To To adjust the flipper mullion: raise the door, rotate washer clockwise (when 1 Loosen the screw located on the flipper mullion viewed from the bottom). To lower door, rotate hinge. washer counter-clockwise (when viewed from the bottom).

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    installation Installing Shelves Relock shelf by pushing the slide mechanism away from you. '(our refrigerator was shipped with the shelf hanger and shelf locking clip installed in their shipping position. Below are the instructions to install the shelves in your desired locations.

  • Page 11: Removingthe Boors

    Removin the Doors 1 1 pencil.This makes reinstallation easier. Getting through narrow spaces If your refrigerator will not fit through an entrance area, you can remove the doors. Check first by measuring the entrance. To prepare for removing the doors: Make sure the electrical power cord is unplugged from the wall outlet.

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    2 Removing e Doors Installing Freezer Drawer NOTE 1 With lower slides pulled out, hang drawer onto slide brackets ensuring pins on each side are "Youwill be pulling approximately five (5) feet of water fully inserted into slots on each side. tube from the back of the refrigerator.

  • Page 13: Lnstaflingdoor Handles

    installing Door andles 1:3 Door Handle Remove handles from protective packaging. Position fresh food handle end caps (A) over upper and lower pre-installed shoulder bolts (B) that are fastened into door, ensuring the holes for the set screws are facing towards the opposite door.

  • Page 14: Connecting The Water Supply

    Smart Choice water line kit 5305513409 (with a 6 ft. Stainless Steel Water Line) and for homes without an existing valve, Electrolux recommends its Smart Choice _ water line kit 5305510264 (with a 20 ft. Copper Water Line with self-tapping saddle valve).

  • Page 15: Controls 15

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    G Centre WaveoTouch TM(select modeJs) iMPORTANT Your refrigerator is equipped with a Wave-Touch When the ice maker is turned off, the ice in the bucket control panel display. It is only necessary to gently should be transferred to the freezer or discarded to touch the glass.

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    Controls 17 WaveoTouch / Q°Touch Setting cooling temperatures Sabbath Mode Touch the glass panel to illuminate the 2,_d level of display. The Sabbath Mode is a feature that disables portions of Select the options icon. the refrigerator and its controls for both Wave-Touch Plus (+) and minus (-) and IQ-Touch in accordance with observance of...

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    Contro QoTouoh TM (select mode_s) NOTE Although you have entered the Sabbath Mode, the ice maker will complete the cycle it had already initiated. The ice cube compartment will remain cold and new ice cubes can be made with standard trays. Sabbath Mode and the Perfect Temp Drawer The Perfect Temp...

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    Controls 19 Alarms tempdisplay Touchto toggle the freezer and fridge temp display on and off. Touchand hold temp display to toggle display from Fahrenheitto Celsius. mutesounds Tonesemitted by eachkey press can be turned off basedon user preference.The sounds are muted when tile indicator is lit, Warning signals will stay active.

  • Page 20: Automaticice & Water Maker/dispenser

    Automatic ice & Water Maker/Dispenser Priming the water supply system CAUTION For proper dispenser operation, recommended water supply pressure should lab between 30 psi and 100 psi. Excessive pressure may cause water filter to malfunction. Begin filling the tank by pressing and holding a IMPORTANT drinking glass against the water dispenser paddle.

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    Automatic ice &Water aker/Dispenser Remove and empty the ice bin if: ice makertdispenser tips ,, If your refrigerator is not connected to a water An extended power failure (one hour or longer) supply or the water supply is turned off, turn off causes ice cubes in the ice bin to melt and freeze the ice maker by holding the On/Off soft-touch together, jamming the dispenser mechanism.

  • Page 22: Automaticice Maker - Freezer

    - Freezer 22 Automatic ice ,, The following sounds are normal when the ice Ice maker operation & care maker is operating: (seWect models} Motor running After the refrigerator is installed properly, the ice maker Ice dropping into ice bin can produce ice within 24 hours.

  • Page 23: Storage Features

    Storage Features Shelf features Relock shelf by pushing the slide mechanism away from you. CAUTION To avoid injury from breakage, handle tempered glass shelves carefully. NOTE Features may van.7according to model. To change the position of a shelf: Remove shelf from its locked position by pulling the slide mechanism toward you.

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    Storage Features To remove the Crisper Drawer for cleaning: Pull the drawer out until it stops. Your refrigerator includes a variety of storage drawers. 2 Lift the front slightly and remove the drawer. These drawers are located in fixed positions at the bottom of the fresh food compartment.

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    Storage Features 25 Perfect Tem p Drawer (select models) ...._of_ The Perfect Temp Drawer is designed to keep food items at a precise temperature whether cooler warmer or the same as the fresh food section of the refrigerator. This drawer features a smooth-glide, ball-bearing system and soft- close functionality so as not to bruise your fruits and vegetables.The thaw setting holds a temperature for thawing frozen foods for t2 hours.

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    Storage Features Freezer Features DOORS (varies by model) Storage bins The doors to your fresh food compartment use a Stabilizer Bar system of modular storage bins. All of these bins are removable for easy cleaning. Some of them have fixed positions, while others can be adjusted to your needs.

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    Storage Features 27 Soft Serve Bin Squeeze handle and lift up in the center of the divider to move it side-to-side. (The divider cannot be removed.) The soft serve bin in the upper right corner is designed to maintain temperatures a few degrees above the freezer temperature.

  • Page 28: Storing Food And Saving Energy

    Storing Food an Saving Energy Avoid adding too much warm food to the freezer ideas for storing foods at one time. This overloads the freezer, slows the Fresh food storage rate of freezing, and can raise the temperature of frozen foods. ,, Keep the fresh food compartment between 34 °...

  • Page 29: Normal Operating Sounds

    ormal Operating Sounds 29 Perfect Temp drawer fan Turns off when door Understanding the sounds opens or Perfect Temp drawer is turned off. may hear NOTE Your new, high-efficiency refrigerator may introduce unfamiliar sounds. These sounds normally indicate Energy efficient foam in your refrigerator is not a your refrigerator is operating correctly.

  • Page 30: Changingthe Water And Air Filters

    Changin TheWater and Air Filters Your refrigerator is equipped with separate water and air filtering systems. The water filter system filters all dispensed drinking water, as well as the water used to produce ice. The air filter removes odors and impurities from the refrigerator compartment.

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    Changin TheWater an Air Filters 33 Air filter The air filter is located under the utility bin and/or on the inside of the left door above the ice maker chute. Replacing your PureAdvantage air filter To ensure optimal filtering of refrigerator odors, you should change the air filter every six (6) months (the filter status light on the Touch Panel prompts you to replace the filter after six (6) months).

  • Page 32: 32 Care And Cleaning

    32 Care and Cleaning Protecting your investment Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains its appearance and prevents odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean the freezer and fresh food compartments at least twice a year. NOTE Do not use abrasive cleaners such as window sprays, scouring cleansers, flammable fluids, cleaning ,waxes, concentrated detergents, bleaches, or cleansers containing petroleum products on plastic parts, interior doors, gaskets, or cabinet liners.

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    Care an Cleaning 33 Care and cJeaning tips Part Cleaning Agents Tips and Precautions Interior & Door ,, Soapandwater ,, Usetwo (2)tablespoons o f baking sodain one(1) quartof warmwater. Liners ,, Bakingsodaand ,, Besureto wring excess waterout of spongeor cloth beforecleaningaroundcontrols, light water bulbor anyelectrical p art.

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    34 Care and Cleaning Replacing LED Lights Both the freezer and fresh food compartments of your refrigerator include LED lights. Always use Electrolux parts for replacement. To replace LED Lights: Unplug your refrigerator's power cord, Remove light cover by pushing up and out,...

  • Page 35: Solutions To Common Problems 35

    Solutions to Common Problems 35 Before you CaHo.o If you experience a problem with your refrigerator or notice a product behavior or condition that you do not understand, you can usually avoid a call to your service representative by referring to this section for an answer.

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    36 Solutions to Common Problems iceDispenser Concern Potential Cause CommonSolution ,, Watersupplyis notconnected. Dispenserwill not • Connect water supply (see ConnectingThe Water dispense ice. Supply section). ,, Ice storage bin is empty. ,, Ensureice maker is turned on. When the first supply of ice is dropped into the bin, the dispenser should operate.

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    It is normal for the compressor to run for long periods of time. variable-speedcompressor. Digital temperature ,, Electronic control system has detecteda ,, Call your Electrolux service representative,who can displays are flashing, performance problem, interpret any messagesor number codes flashing on the digital displays.

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    Solutions to Common Problems Temperatures A re Too Warm Concern PotentialCause CommonSolution Freezer/Refrigerator , Doors are opened too frequently or too long. • Warm air enters the refrigerator whenever the door is temperature is too warm, opened. Openthe door less often. ,, SeeProblem section, Opening/Closingof Doors/Drawers.

  • Page 39: Warranty

    During the 2nd through 5th years from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts in the cabinet liner and sealed refrigeration system which prove to be defective in materials...

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