GE® 19.9 Cu. Ft. Side-By-Side Refrigerator GSS20DBTCC user guide

Auto Energy Saver.
Matches the rating plate.

? This provides the best performance and also prevents overloading house wiring circuits which could cause a fire hazard from overheated wires.

? Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling on the power cord. Always grip plug firmly and pull straight out from the outlet.

Operating Instructions

? The power cord of this appliance is equipped with a 3-prong (grounding) plug which mates with a standard 3-prong (grounding) wall outlet to minimize the possibility of electric shock hazard from this appliance.

? Have the wall outlet and circuit checked by a qualified electrician to make sure the outlet is properly grounded.

? If the outlet is a standard 2-prong outlet, it is your personal responsibility and obligation to have it replaced with a properly grounded 3-prong wall outlet.

Safety Instructions

Troubleshooting Tips

Consumer Support


Troubleshooting Tips

Make sure the shelf front locks into


Remove Bypass Plug


Install Filter Cartridge

Top Freezer Shelf



Make sure that the shelf front locks into position.

NOTE: On dispenser models, the

longer shelf fronts go in the top two positions.



Shelf Front

Installation Instructions

Operating Instructions

Safety Instructions

How to install features. (Not all features are on all models.)


Make sure the bin fronts lock into position.

To remove: Lift the shelf extender straight up, then pull out.

To remove: Lift the front of the bin up, then pull out.

To replace or relocate:

Engage the bin in the molded supports of the door, and push in. Bin will lock in

To replace: Engage the shelf extender in the molded supports of the door and push in. It will lock in place.

Lower Door Bin

About the shelves and bins. (Not all features are on all models.)

Rearranging the Shelves

Refrigerator Shelves:

To Replace

Consumer Support

Lift up and out

Freezer Pan:

Freezer Shelves:

Remove the pan by pulling it forward, lifting up the front and sliding it past the stop

Slide-Out Spillproof Shelf (on some models)

The slide-out spillproof shelf allows you to reach items stored behind others. The special edges are designed to help prevent spills from dripping to lower shelves.

NOTE: Make sure you push the shelves all the way back in before you close the door.

Operating Instructions

Spillproof Shelves (on some models)

Safety Instructions

Spillproof shelves have special edges to help prevent spills from dripping to lower shelves.

About the crispers and pans. (Not all features are on all models.)

Adjustable Humidity Crispers and Snack Pan (on some models)

Slide the control all the way to the

High setting to provide high humidity recommended for most vegetables.

Slide the control all the way to the Low setting to provide lower humidity levels recommended for most fruits.

Convertible Meat Pan (on some models)

The convertible meat pan has its own cold air duct to allow a stream of cold air from the freezer compartment to flow around

Set control lever down to the coldest setting to store fresh meats. If lever is left in meat position for a long period of time, some frost may form on the inside of the pan.

Crisper Removal

Crispers can easily be removed by tilting up slightly and pulling past stop location.

Consumer Support

If the door prevents you from taking out the crispers, the refrigerator will need to be rolled forward until the door opens enough to slide the crispers out. In some cases, when you roll the refrigerator out, you will need to move the refrigerator to the left as you roll it out.

Troubleshooting Tips

The variable temperature control regulates the air flow from the freezer compartment.

Set control lever up to convert the pan to normal refrigerator temperature and provide extra vegetable storage space. Cold air duct is turned off. Variable settings between these extremes can be selected.

Installation Instructions

When replacing the crispers, make sure you slide them through the crisper guides.

Your controls will look like one of the following:




Consumer Support

Troubleshooting Tips

Installation Instructions