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Cleaning care – Exterior

Exterior

Stainless steel exterior doors

  • It is important when cleaning the exterior door surface of your refrigerator, to use only liquid dishwashing detergent dissolved in warm water and a soft lint-free cloth.
  • Rinse with clean water and dry with a clean, lint-free cloth.

Other exterior surfaces

  • Clean all other exterior surfaces with liquid dishwashing detergent dissolved in warm water and a soft lint-free cloth.
  • Rinse with clean water and dry with a clean, lint-free cloth.

Door gasket

  • It is recommended to clean the magnetic door gasket every three months with an old toothbrush, and liquid dishwashing detergent dissolved in warm water.
  • Gasket must be kept clean and pliable to assure a proper seal.
  • Petroleum jelly applied lightly on the hinge side of the gasket will keep the gasket pliable and assure a good seal.

External display and water dispenser (Ice & Water models only)

  • To prevent water from dispensing when you clean, the ‘Lock’ function can be activated.
  • To activate press and hold the  button for 3 seconds. The LED above the button will illuminate.
  • Clean the pad and interface panel with a damp, soft lint-free cloth.

Drip tray (Ice & Water models only)

  1. Dislodge the drip tray from the dispenser panel.
  2. Pull the two halves of the tray apart.
  3. Clean with liquid dishwashing detergent dissolved in warm water and a soft lint-free cloth.
  4. Rinse with clean water and dry with a clean, lint-free cloth.
  5. Securely clip the two halves together.
  6. Reinsert the drip tray back into the dispenser panel.


Cleaning the drip tray

Kickstrip grille and kickstrip filter

Your refrigerator is fitted with a kickstrip grille and filter to protect the internal working components. We recommend cleaning the grille and filter in conjunction with changing your water filter cartridge (every 6 months).

  • To maximize operating efficiency keep ventilation openings clear of obstructions by regularly vacuuming the flooring in front of your appliance.
  • More frequent cleaning may be necessary for dusty homes or those with pets shedding hair.

Kickstrip grille

  1. To remove, insert fingers into the left and right square openings on the grille. Pull towards you.
  2. Clean with liquid dishwashing detergent dissolved in warm water and a soft lint-free cloth.
  3. Rinse with clean water and dry with a clean, lint-free cloth.
  4. To replace, align securing hooks then firmly push grille onto product until it clips securely.

 

 

Removing and replacing kickstrip grille

Kickstrip filter

  1. To remove, insert fingers into the left and right square openings on the filter. Pull towards you.
  2. Clean with liquid dishwashing detergent dissolved in warm water and a soft lint-free cloth.
  3. Rinse with clean water and dry with a clean, lint-free cloth.
  4. To replace, align filter tabs onto the rails and push to the rear until it clips securely.


Removing and replacing kickstrip filter

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