GE Adora™ 17.9 Cu. Ft. Top-Freezer Refrigerator DTS18ICRBB user guide

Never clean condenser.
Water Filter Cartridge

The water filter cartridge is located inside the cartridge holder in the back upper right corner of the refrigerator compartment.

NOTE: Some models ship with the filter bypass plug in place of the filter cartridge.

The filter bypass plug needs to be removed before the filter cartridge is installed. Keep the filter bypass plug for future use.

Operating Instructions

Safety Instructions

About the water filter. (on some models)

When to Replace the Filter

The filter cartridge should be replaced every six months or earlier if the flow of water to the icemaker and dispenser decreases.

Installing the Filter Cartridge

Installation Instructions

If you are replacing the cartridge, first remove the old one. To open the cartridge cover, push in where indicated and the cover will drop down.

Remove the cartridge by slowly rotating it to the left. A small amount of water may drip down.

If air has been trapped in the system, the filter cartridge may be ejected as it is removed. Use caution when removing.

Apply a month and year sticker to the new cartridge to remind you to replace it in six months.

Troubleshooting Tips

Position the cartridge inside the cartridge holder and slowly rotate the cartridge to the right until it stops.

When the cartridge is properly installed, you will feel it click as it locks into place. The blade on the end of the cartridge should be positioned vertically. Do not overtighten.

Close the cartridge cover.

Consumer Support

Run water from the dispenser for

3 minutes (about 11?2 gallons) to clear the system and prevent sputtering.

See To Use the Dispenser section.

NOTE: A newly-installed water filter cartridge may cause water to spurt from the dispenser.

Filter Bypass Plug

You must use the filter bypass plug when a replacement filter cartridge is not available. The dispenser and the icemaker will not operate without the filter or filter bypass plug.

Replacement Filters

To order additional filter cartridges or call GE Parts and Accessories, 800.626.2002.

Filter Model GSWF

Suggested Retail Price $34.95 USD

Customers in Canada should consult the yellow pages for the nearest Camco

Service Center.

Not all features are on all models.

Rearranging the Shelves

Shelves in the refrigerator and freezer compartments are adjustable.

Refrigerator Compartment

Safety Instructions

About the shelves and bins.

To remove:

Operating Instructions

Tilt the shelf up at the front.

Some models have wire shelves that can be adjusted in the same manner.

Lift the shelf up at the back and bring the shelf out.

To replace:

While tilting the shelf up, insert the top hook at the back of the shelf in a slot on the track.

Installation Instructions

Lower the front of the shelf until the bottom of the shelf locks into place.

Freezer Compartment

To remove:

Lift up the left side of the shelf and slide it left into the center of the shelf

Rotate the right side of the shelf up and out of the shelf supports.

Troubleshooting Tips

To replace:

Holding the shelf diagonally, insert the left end of the shelf into the center of the shelf supports on the side wall.

Insert the right end of the shelf into the shelf supports on the side wall.

Rest each end of the shelf on the bottom of the shelf supports.

Consumer Support

Not all features are on all models.

Spillproof Shelves (on some models)

Spillproof shelves have special edges to help prevent spills from dripping to lower shelves. To remove or replace the shelves, see Rearranging the Shelves.

Operating Instructions

Safety Instructions

About the shelves and bins.

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.

To replace:

Place the rear of the shelf on the shelf frame just behind the front bar.

Slide the shelf back until the tabs are above the openings.

NOTE: The shelves are shipped with tape on the back. Remove this tape before attempting to remove the shelf.

Lower the shelf so that the tabs go into the openings; then slide the shelf all the

To remove:

Installation Instructions

Remove all items from shelf.

Slide the shelf out until it stops.

Make sure that the shelf sits flat after reinstallation and doesnt move freely from side to side.

Lift the front edge of the shelf until the tabs are above the shelf frame.

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

Continue pulling the shelf forward until it can be lifted out and removed.

Adjustable Bins on the Door (on some models)

Adjustable bins can easily be carried from refrigerator to work area.

Troubleshooting Tips

To remove:

Lift bin straight up; then pull out.

NOTE: Bins f