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Electrolux EI28BS65KS8 Installation Instructions

French door bottom freezer/refrigerator.
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Installation
Instructions
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_Please
refer
to your
Use _t Care
Guide
for
more
details.
Pre arin
For Installation
Be sure to coordinate site preparation and installation with your kitchen
contractor•
Includethese minimum guidelines in your site preparation:
* Choose a place near a grounded electrical outlet•
Do not use an extension cord or an adapter plug.
Avoid direct sunlight and close proximity to a range,dishwasher or
other heat source•
Floor should be leveland able to support a fully loaded refrigerator•
The refrigerator's Ice Dispenserrequires
water supply access•
Plan for easyaccess to counter tops when
removing food.
For complete access to drawers and freezer
baskets, doors must be able to fully open.
Load refrigerator from side of cabinet only.
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Do not run retaining straps over handles nor overtighten straps•
Never use refrigerator handles to move the refrigerator•
Allow the following clearancesfor ease of installation, proper air circulation, and
plumbing and electrical connections: Sides & Top: 3/8inch / Rear: 1 inch
Connect W ater Supply
BeforeInstallingTheWaterSupplyLine, YouWillNeed:
* Basic Tools: adjustable wrench, flat-blade screwdriver,
and PhillipsTM screwdriver
Accessto a household cold water line with water
pressure between30 and 100 psi.
A water supply line made of 1Ainch (6 ram) OD,copper
or stainless steel tubing• To determine the length of
tubing needed,measure the distance from the ice maker
inlet valve at the back of the refrigerator to your cold
water pipe. Then add approximately 7 feet, so the refrigerator can be moved out for cleaning•
A shutoff valve to connect the water supply line to your household water system• DONOT use a self-
piercing type shutoff valve•
A compressionnut andferrule (sleeve)for connectinga copperwater supply line to the icemaker inletvalve•
French
Door
Bottom
Freezer/Refrigerator
To Connect Water Supply Line To Ice Maker Inlet VaNe
1. Disconnect refrigerator from electric power source.
2. Placeend of water supply line into sink or bucket•
TurnON water supply and flush supply line until
water is clear•Turn OFFwater supply at shutoff valve•
3. Remove plastic cap from water valve inlet and
discard cap.
4. If you use copper tubing - Slide brass compression
nut, then ferrule (sleeve) onto water supply line•
Push
water
supp,y
,ne i nto water
va,ve
,n,et as f ar
as it will go (1Ainch)• Slide ferrule (sleeve)into valve
inlet and finger tighten compression nut onto valve•
Tightenanother half turn with a wrench; DONOT
0vertighten. See Figure 1,
If you use stainless steel tubing - The nut and
ferrule are alreadyassembled on the tubing. Slide
compression nut onto valve inlet and finger tighten
compression nut onto valve•Tightenanother half turn
with a wrench; DONOTovertighten.See Figure 2.
5. With steel clamp and screw, secure water supply line
(copper tubing only) to rearpanel of refrigerator as
shown•
6. Coil excess water supply line (copper tubing only),
about 21/2 turns, behind refrigerator as shown and
arrange coils so they do not vibrate or wear against
any other surface.
7. TurnON water supply at shutoff valve and tighten
connections that leak.
8,
9.
Reconnect refrigerator to electrical power source.
To turn ice maker on, lower wire signal arm (freezer
ice maker) or set the ice maker's 0n/0ff power switch
to the "ON" position (fresh food ice maker).
Compression
Not
Ferrule
(Sleeve)
water
line
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Water Valve
Bracket
_vaiVe i"iei
•Valve
Copper water line
from household
water supply
0nclude
enough
tubing
in loop to allow
moving
refrigerator
out for cleaning.)
Figure 1
Sta n ess
steel
water line
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6 ft. Stainless Steel water line
from household water
supply
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LeveIRefri
erator&Ad'ustDoors
ifnecessar
* All four corners of the cabinetmust restfirmly on the floor.
The sides should tilt 1Ainch (6 ram) from front to back
(to ensure that doors close and seal properly).
.
Doors should align with each other and be level.
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Most of t ,ese c oudiUous
cau bemet b y raising orlowering
the adjustable flout rollers,
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Tolevel the cabinet using the front rollers:
1 Youcan raise or lower each door. Use a 3/8inch socket
wrench to turn the adjustment screws (1 per side).
To raise: turn adjustment screw clockwise.
To lower: turn adjustment screw counterclockwise.
2 Ensure both doors are bind-free with their seals
touching the cabinet on all four sides and that cabinet is
stable.
3 After unit is leveled, lower anti-tip leg until it contacts
the floor.
DO NOT REMOVE this label
until
the refrigerator
has been leveled.
Please
follow
all instructions
for leveling
your refrigerator.
Doors final
adjustment
using the adjustable
lower
hinge (select
models,
if
necessary):
1 Open doors to 90 degrees.
2 Remove screw.
3 Lift the door while adjusting the washer.
To raise the door: rotate washer clockwise.
To lower the door: rotate washer counterclockwise.
4 Replace the screw, ensuring it is between the spokes of the hinge washer. Screw will not be
tight, just insert until it is flush with the hinge.
BottomofOoo i:i
Raising/Lowering Door
Levelin
Freezer
Drawer
if necessar
Remove
Hex
S_ew
1.
Remove sex
Remove
Screw
Check gasket seal around top,
bottom, and sides of freezer drawer.
If gasket is not sealed, open drawer
and slightly loosen 4 drawer screws
(2 on each side) to allow drawer to
rotate.
3.
Close drawer and recheck the seal
on the gasket (A). Open the drawer
grabbing by the sides in the center
(B). Be careful not to rotate the
drawer.
4.
Tighten 4 drawer screws.
5.
Recheck gasket seal.
6.
Install the toe grille by fitting into
place.
Push Against
Freezer
Drawer
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Remove
Internal
Shi
=n Materials
Electrolux uses packing foam and tape to secure the internal parts of your refrigerator for
shipping. Once the refrigerator is in position, you can remove this material.
What's
Next?
Congratulations! You are ready to begin enjoying your new Electrolux refrigerator.
For important safety instructions and to learn how to operate your refrigerator, please read
the entire Use & Care Guide.
You may want to start with the "Normal Operating Sights & Sounds" section of the Guide to
learn what to expect during typical operation.
Please register your product. You can register online at www.electroluxappliances.com,
or
you can simply send in the Registration Card.
[]Installation
Check
List
Doors
[]
Handles are secure and tight
[]
Door seals completely to cabinet on all sides
[]
Fresh food doors are level
[]
Refrigerator is level, side to side and tilted
1Ainch (6 mm) front to back
[]
Toe grille is properly attached to refrigerator
[]
Cabinet is sitting solid on all corners
Electrical
Power
[]
House power turned on
[]
Refrigerator plugged in
Ice Maker
[]
House water supply connected to
refrigerator
[]
No water leaks present at all connections
[]
ice Maker is turned ON.
Final Checks
[]
Shipping material removed
[]
Fresh Food and Freezer temperatures set
If you are not satisfied
with the installation
of your refrigerator,
please
contact
the store where you purchased
it or call 1-877-435-3287
for assistance.
P/N:
242046601

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