GE® ENERGY STAR® 17.5 Cu. Ft. Top-Freezer Refrigerator GTE18GTHWW user guide

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Fresh Food Compartment Shelves

Shelf supports at various levels allow you to custom-space your shelves. Not all features are on all models.

Full-Width Shelves

Some models have a stationary tempered glass shelf, a spillproof shelf or two steel wire stationary shelves.

These shelves can be moved to another place in the fresh food compartment.

When placed correctly on the shelf supports, the shelf will stop before coming completely out of the refrigerator and will not tilt when you place food on it or remove food

To remove the full-width shelves

CAUTION 'RQRWFOHDQJODVVVKHOYHVRUFRYHUV with warm water when they are cold. Glass shelves and covers may break if exposed to sudden temperature changes or impact such as bumping or dropping.

Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small pieces if it breaks.

Freezer Compartment Shelves

Some models have glass shelves.

When placed correctly on the shelf supports, the two steel wire stationary shelves will stop before coming completely

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Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small pieces if it breaks.

USING THE REFRIGERATOR: Temperature Control / Shelves

Temperature Control

Pull forward

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Storage Drawers

Not all features are on all models.

Snack Drawer

Fruit and Vegetable Drawers

The snack drawer can be moved to the most useful location for your familys needs.

Excess water that may accumulate in the bottom of the drawers should be emptied and the drawers wiped dry.

Humidity Controlled Drawer and Cover (on some models)

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Slide the control all the way to the LOW setting to provide lower humidity levels recommended for most

Drawer Removal

Cover Removal

1. Remove the drawers.

2. Reach in, push the back of glass cover up, and at the same time, pull it backward as far as it will come.

Tilt it and take it out. Avoid cleaning the cold glass cover with hot water because the extreme temperature difference may cause it to break.

3. Remove the drawer frame. (Always remove the glass cover before you take out the drawer frame.)

Lift the frame off the supports at each side and back, pull it forward, tilt it and take it out.

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To replace:

1. Lower the frame until it rests on the supports at each side and back.

2. Replace the glass cover, pushing its front edge firmly into the front frame channel and gently lowering the back into place.

3. Replace the drawers.

49-60801 Rev. 2

Not all features are on all models.

WARNING Connect to potable water supply only.

A cold water supply is required for automatic icemaker operation. The water pressure must be between 40 and

120 psi (275-827 kilopascals).

CAUTION Avoid contact with the moving parts of the ejector mechanism, or with the heating element

(located on the bottom of the ice maker) that releases

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A newly-installed refrigerator may take 1224 hours to begin making ice.

The ice maker will produce approximately 70-100

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Power Switch

NOTICE: Throw away the first few batches of ice to allow the water line to clear.

Be sure nothing interferes with the sweep of the feeler

When the bin fills to the level of the feeler arm, the ice maker will stop producing ice.

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