Proper Disposal of Your Old Refrigerator
IMPORTANT: Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems
of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still dangerous
– even if they will sit for “just a few days.” If you are getting rid of
your old refrigerator, please follow these instructions to help
Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer
■ Take off the doors.
■ Leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or “WARNING.”
These words mean:
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using your refrigerator, follow these basic
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
■ Plug into a grounded (earthed) outlet.
■ Do not remove ground prong.
■ Do not use an adapter.
■ Do not use an extension cord.
■ Disconnect power before servicing.
■ Replace all panels before operating.
■ Remove doors from your old refrigerator.
■ Use nonflammable cleaner.
■ Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline,
away from refrigerator.
■ Use two or more people to move and install refrigerator.
■ Disconnect power before installing ice maker (on ice maker
kit ready models only).
■ Use a sturdy glass when dispensing ice or water (on some
■ The appliance is not intended for use by young children or
infirm persons without supervision.
■ Young children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the appliance.
■ If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer, its service agent or similar qualified persons
in order to avoid a hazard.
Remove doors from your old refrigerator.
Failure to do so can result in death or brain damage.