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Use a Care Guide
Frer_ch
Door
Bottom
Freezer/Refrigerator
Guia de Uso y Cuidado
Refrigerador
(o_ cor_gelador
ir_fefior
de puerta
doble
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
R_ffig_rateur
i_portes fran{:aisesiCor_g{qa_eur er_ bas
241978401
June
2009

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  • Page 1

    Use a Care Guide Frer_ch Door Bottom Freezer/Refrigerator Guia de Uso y Cuidado Refrigerador (o_ cor_gelador ir_fefior de puerta doble Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien R_ffig_rateur i_portes fran{:aisesiCor_g{qa_eur er_ bas 241978401 June 2009...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Finding information TabJe of contents P_ease read and save this 9uide 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 Salely ...............

  • Page 3

    Safety Important safety 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.

  • Page 4

    Safety Emectdcal information WARNING You must follow these guidelines to ensure that your refrigerator's safety mechanisms operating correctly, The refrigerator must be plugged into its own dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz, AC-only non=GFCl 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: Featureoverview

    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 Required Tools You will need the following tools: Components Provided." ToolsN_n/: Top Hi_ _ToP Cover Fro_ $ctew _ Screw 114 " Nut Driv_ Installation This Use & Care Guide provides general installation and operating instructionsfor 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.

  • Page 7

    installation 5 After unit is leveled, lower anti-tip leg until it To level the cabinet using the front rollers (select contacts the floor, models): Remove the screw from each side of the toe grille (see illustration), Pull the toe grille forward and lift it off (see illustration), Use a flat-blade screwdriver or ¾-inch socket wrench to raise or lower the front rollers,...

  • Page 8: Installation

    installation To adjust the door stop: Re-tighten set screw. Door stop is adjustable between 85 to 145 degrees. NOTE View shown is looking up at the bottom of the refrigerator door, Set Screw Re-tighten Set Screw Ensure door stops in desired location before resuming normal use.

  • Page 9

    installation 2 Adjust flipper mullion height. For proper Lift the door while adjusting the washer. To raise the door, rotate washer clockwise (when connection with the flipper mullion guide, there viewed from the bottom). To lower door, rotate should be a separation about the thickness of a washer counter_clockwise 'when viewed from the coin (0.060 inches, or 1.5 mm) between the guide...

  • Page 10: Removingthe Doors

    Removing e Doors To remove the refrigerator doors: Getting through narrow spaces 1 Trace lightly around the door's top hinges with a if your refrigerator will not fit through an entrance area, pencil. This makes reinstallation easier. you can remove the doors. Check first by measuring the entrance.

  • Page 11

    Removin the Doors 1 1 Lift drawer up and out to remove. NOTE CAUTION You will be pulling approximately three (3) feet of water tube from the back of the refrigerator. Drawer is heavy. Use caution when lifting. Unscrew the three (3) lower hinge screws and hinge if necessary.

  • Page 12

    Water Supply System" for important information prior to installing your new refrigerator. Depending on about priming an empty water supply system. your local/state building codes, Electrolux recommends for homes with existing valves itsSmart Choice@water line kit Your refrigerator's water supply system includes 5305513409 (with a 6 ft.

  • Page 13: Controls

    Controls Your refrigerator is equipped with a Wave-Touch 2 ndLevel: Awakened Display Mode control panel display, It is only necessary to gently touch the glass. There are three (3) levels of display, 1_tLevel: Sleep Mode The control panel is awakened by touching anywhere on the glass where there is an indicator, Black space will not awaken the display, After 10 seconds of inactivity;...

  • Page 14

    8 Centre 3 rd Level: User Variable Options Setting cooling temperatures Touch the glass panel to illuminate the 2ndlevel of display. Select the options icon. Plus (+) and minus (-) indicators will appear on either side of the displayed temperatures. Press the + or- indicator to adjust the temperature to the desired setting.

  • Page 15

    Controls 15 WaveoTouch TM "Sabbath Mode" NOTE The Sabbath Mode is a feature that disables portions Although you have entered the Sabbath Mode, the ice of the refrigerator and its controls in accordance with maker will complete the cycle it had already initiated. observance of the weekly Sabbath and religious The ice cube compartment will remain cold and new holidays within the Orthodox Jewish community.

  • Page 16

    6 Automatic ice Water Maker/Dispenser "OFF". When the ice maker is "OFF" the red LED above Priming the water supply system the icon will be illuminated. CAUTION For proper dispenser operation, recommended water supply pressure should fall between 30 psi and 100 psi.

  • Page 17

    Automatic ice Water aker/Dispenser Remove and empty the ice bin if: ice maker/dispenser 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 18: Storage Features

    Storage Features CAUTION Your refrigerator includes a variety of storage drawers. To avoid injury from breakage, handle tempered These drawers are located in fixed positions at the glass shelves carefully. bottom of the fresh food compartment. Crispers NOTE Crisper drawers are designed for storing fruits, vegetables, and other fresh produce.

  • Page 19

    Storage Features 19 To remove the Crisper Drawer for cleaning: Special Items Pull the drawer out until it stops. Lift the front slightly and remove the drawer. Deli keeper (select models) Some models are equipped with a meat keeper drawer for short-term storage of bulk meat items.

  • Page 20

    Storage Features To change the position of an adjustable door bin: IMPORTANT 1 Before adjusting a bin, remove all food. DO NOT clean the display area of the Custom Temp 2 Grip the bin firmly with both hands and lift it Drawer with abrasive or caustic cleaners.

  • Page 21

    Storage Features 21 To reinstall upper and middle baskets (select models), Dairy compartment position basket onto the retainer clips making sure Use the dairy compartment, at the top of the fresh food the front of the basket rests in the retainer clips on the compartment door, for short-term storage of cheese, stabilizer bar.

  • Page 22

    22 Storage Features Dividers Removal Lift up on the front of the middle divider and pull out, Middle Basket Divider Lift up on the rear of the lower divider and pull out. Lower Basket Divider & Spill Guard Tray To reposition the pivoting divider (some models), lift up and slide to desired location then snap back into place.

  • Page 23: Storing Food And Saving Energy

    Storing Food and 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 24

    ormai Operating Sounds CustomTemp drawerfan Turns off when Understanding the sounds door opens or Custom Temp drawer is turned may hear off. 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 25

    Changin TheWater an Air Filters 25 Your refrigerator is equipped with separate water and tt is not necessary to turn the water supply off to air filtering systems. The water filter system filters all change the filter. Be ready to wipe up any small dispensed drinking water, as well as the water used to amounts of water released during the filter replacement.

  • Page 26: Changingthe Water And Air Filters

    Changin TheWater and Air Filters Air fiWter Push firmly until the cartridge snaps into place (you should hear two clicks). When fully The air filter is located inside of the left door above ice engaged, the front of the filter cartridge should be maker chute.

  • Page 27: Care And Cleaning

    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.

  • Page 28

    Care and Cleaning Care and cJeaning tips Interior& Door ,, Soap and water , Use2 (2) tablespoons of bakingsoda in 1 (1) quart of warm water, Liners ,, Baking soda and t Besure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before cleaning water around controls, fight bulb or any electrical part.

  • Page 29

    RepJacin 9 LED Lights (sew÷or modems) CAUTION Both the freezer and fresh food compartments of your refrigerator include LED lights. Always use Electrolux Wear gloves when replacing incandescent light parts for replacement. bulbs to avoid getting cut. To replace light bulbs: To replace LED Lights: Unplug your refrigerator's power cord.

  • Page 30: Solutions To Commonproblems

    Solutions to Common Problems Before you call.°. 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.

  • Page 31

    Solutions to Common Problems 31 Light is Not On Problem Cause Correction Light is not on. • Light bulb is burned out or LED lightis ,, SeeReplacing Light Bulbs or LEDlights in Careand damaged. Cleaningsection. • Noelectric current is reaching refrigerator. - See"Problem"...

  • Page 32

    ,, It is normal for the compressor to run for long periods of time. variable-speed compressor. Digitaltemperature • Electronic control system has detected a Call your Electrolux service representative,who can displays are flashing. performance problem: interpret any messagesor number codesflashing on the digital displays.

  • Page 33

    Solutions to Common Problems 33 Temperatures Are TooWarm(continued) Problem - Cause Correction Refrigerator temperature • Refrigeratorcontrol is set too warm, • Set refrigerator control to a colder setting. Allow 24 is too warm, Freezer hours for temperature to stabilize. temperature is satisfactory.

  • Page 34: 34 Warranty

    50 States of the U.S.A. and Puerto Rico, and Canada. Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice. All warranties are made by Electrolux Home Products, Inc. In Canada, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp.

  • Page 35

    Use a Care Guide Frer_ch Door Bottom Freezer/Refrigerator Guia de Uso y Cuidado Refrigerador (o_ cor_gelador ir_fefior de puerta doble Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien R_ffig_rateur i_portes fran{:aisesiCor_g{qa_eur er_ bas 241978401 June 2009...

  • Page 36: Jnsta_mation Checklist

    Finding information TabJe of contents P_ease read and save this 9uide 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 Salely ...............

  • Page 37

    Safety Important safety 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.

  • Page 38

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

  • Page 39: Featureoverview

    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 40

    installation Required Tools You will need the following tools: Components Provided." ToolsN_n/: Top Hi_ _ToP Cover Fro_ $ctew _ Screw 114 " Nut Driv_ Installation This Use & Care Guide provides general installation and operating instructionsfor 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.

  • Page 41

    installation 5 After unit is leveled, lower anti-tip leg until it To level the cabinet using the front rollers (select contacts the floor, models): Remove the screw from each side of the toe grille (see illustration), Pull the toe grille forward and lift it off (see illustration), Use a flat-blade screwdriver or ¾-inch socket wrench to raise or lower the front rollers,...

  • Page 42: Installation

    installation To adjust the door stop: Re-tighten set screw. Door stop is adjustable between 85 to 145 degrees. NOTE View shown is looking up at the bottom of the refrigerator door, Set Screw Re-tighten Set Screw Ensure door stops in desired location before resuming normal use.

  • Page 43

    installation 2 Adjust flipper mullion height. For proper Lift the door while adjusting the washer. To raise the door, rotate washer clockwise (when connection with the flipper mullion guide, there viewed from the bottom). To lower door, rotate should be a separation about the thickness of a washer counter_clockwise 'when viewed from the coin (0.060 inches, or 1.5 mm) between the guide...

  • Page 44: Removingthe Doors

    Removing e Doors To remove the refrigerator doors: Getting through narrow spaces 1 Trace lightly around the door's top hinges with a if your refrigerator will not fit through an entrance area, pencil. This makes reinstallation easier. you can remove the doors. Check first by measuring the entrance.

  • Page 45

    Removin the Doors 1 1 Lift drawer up and out to remove. NOTE CAUTION You will be pulling approximately three (3) feet of water tube from the back of the refrigerator. Drawer is heavy. Use caution when lifting. Unscrew the three (3) lower hinge screws and hinge if necessary.

  • Page 46

    Water Supply System" for important information prior to installing your new refrigerator. Depending on about priming an empty water supply system. your local/state building codes, Electrolux recommends for homes with existing valves itsSmart Choice@water line kit Your refrigerator's water supply system includes 5305513409 (with a 6 ft.

  • Page 47

    Controls Your refrigerator is equipped with a Wave-Touch 2 ndLevel: Awakened Display Mode control panel display, It is only necessary to gently touch the glass. There are three (3) levels of display, 1_tLevel: Sleep Mode The control panel is awakened by touching anywhere on the glass where there is an indicator, Black space will not awaken the display, After 10 seconds of inactivity;...

  • Page 48

    8 Centre 3 rd Level: User Variable Options Setting cooling temperatures Touch the glass panel to illuminate the 2ndlevel of display. Select the options icon. Plus (+) and minus (-) indicators will appear on either side of the displayed temperatures. Press the + or- indicator to adjust the temperature to the desired setting.

  • Page 49: Controls 15

    Controls 15 WaveoTouch TM "Sabbath Mode" NOTE The Sabbath Mode is a feature that disables portions Although you have entered the Sabbath Mode, the ice of the refrigerator and its controls in accordance with maker will complete the cycle it had already initiated. observance of the weekly Sabbath and religious The ice cube compartment will remain cold and new holidays within the Orthodox Jewish community.

  • Page 50

    6 Automatic ice Water Maker/Dispenser "OFF". When the ice maker is "OFF" the red LED above Priming the water supply system the icon will be illuminated. CAUTION For proper dispenser operation, recommended water supply pressure should fall between 30 psi and 100 psi.

  • Page 51

    Automatic ice Water aker/Dispenser Remove and empty the ice bin if: ice maker/dispenser 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 52: Storage Features

    Storage Features CAUTION Your refrigerator includes a variety of storage drawers. To avoid injury from breakage, handle tempered These drawers are located in fixed positions at the glass shelves carefully. bottom of the fresh food compartment. Crispers NOTE Crisper drawers are designed for storing fruits, vegetables, and other fresh produce.

  • Page 53

    Storage Features 19 To remove the Crisper Drawer for cleaning: Special Items Pull the drawer out until it stops. Lift the front slightly and remove the drawer. Deli keeper (select models) Some models are equipped with a meat keeper drawer for short-term storage of bulk meat items.

  • Page 54

    Storage Features To change the position of an adjustable door bin: IMPORTANT 1 Before adjusting a bin, remove all food. DO NOT clean the display area of the Custom Temp 2 Grip the bin firmly with both hands and lift it Drawer with abrasive or caustic cleaners.

  • Page 55

    Storage Features 21 To reinstall upper and middle baskets (select models), Dairy compartment position basket onto the retainer clips making sure Use the dairy compartment, at the top of the fresh food the front of the basket rests in the retainer clips on the compartment door, for short-term storage of cheese, stabilizer bar.

  • Page 56

    22 Storage Features Dividers Removal Lift up on the front of the middle divider and pull out, Middle Basket Divider Lift up on the rear of the lower divider and pull out. Lower Basket Divider & Spill Guard Tray To reposition the pivoting divider (some models), lift up and slide to desired location then snap back into place.

  • Page 57: Storing Food And Saving Energy

    Storing Food and 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 58

    ormai Operating Sounds CustomTemp drawerfan Turns off when Understanding the sounds door opens or Custom Temp drawer is turned may hear off. 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 59

    Changin TheWater an Air Filters 25 Your refrigerator is equipped with separate water and tt is not necessary to turn the water supply off to air filtering systems. The water filter system filters all change the filter. Be ready to wipe up any small dispensed drinking water, as well as the water used to amounts of water released during the filter replacement.

  • Page 60: Changingthe Water And Air Filters

    Changin TheWater and Air Filters Air fiWter Push firmly until the cartridge snaps into place (you should hear two clicks). When fully The air filter is located inside of the left door above ice engaged, the front of the filter cartridge should be maker chute.

  • Page 61: Care And Cleaning

    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.

  • Page 62

    Care and Cleaning Care and cJeaning tips Interior& Door ,, Soap and water , Use2 (2) tablespoons of bakingsoda in 1 (1) quart of warm water, Liners ,, Baking soda and t Besure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before cleaning water around controls, fight bulb or any electrical part.

  • Page 63

    RepJacin 9 LED Lights (sew÷or modems) CAUTION Both the freezer and fresh food compartments of your refrigerator include LED lights. Always use Electrolux Wear gloves when replacing incandescent light parts for replacement. bulbs to avoid getting cut. To replace light bulbs: To replace LED Lights: Unplug your refrigerator's power cord.

  • Page 64: Solutions To Commonproblems

    Solutions to Common Problems Before you call.°. 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.

  • Page 65

    Solutions to Common Problems 31 Light is Not On Problem Cause Correction Light is not on. • Light bulb is burned out or LED lightis ,, SeeReplacing Light Bulbs or LEDlights in Careand damaged. Cleaningsection. • Noelectric current is reaching refrigerator. - See"Problem"...

  • Page 66

    ,, It is normal for the compressor to run for long periods of time. variable-speed compressor. Digitaltemperature • Electronic control system has detected a Call your Electrolux service representative,who can displays are flashing. performance problem: interpret any messagesor number codesflashing on the digital displays.

  • Page 67

    Solutions to Common Problems 33 Temperatures Are TooWarm(continued) Problem - Cause Correction Refrigerator temperature • Refrigeratorcontrol is set too warm, • Set refrigerator control to a colder setting. Allow 24 is too warm, Freezer hours for temperature to stabilize. temperature is satisfactory.

  • Page 68: 34 Warranty

    50 States of the U.S.A. and Puerto Rico, and Canada. Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice. All warranties are made by Electrolux Home Products, Inc. In Canada, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp.

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