Using the Controls
■ The refrigerator control adjusts the refrigerator compartment
temperature. The freezer control adjusts the freezer
■ Wait 24 hours after you turn on the refrigerator before you put
food into it. If you add food before the refrigerator has cooled
completely, your food may spoil.
NOTE: Adjusting the refrigerator and freezer controls to a
lower (colder) setting will not cool the compartments any
■ If the temperature is too warm or too cold in the refrigerator or
freezer, first check the air vents to be sure they are not
blocked before adjusting the controls.
■ The preset settings should be correct for normal household
usage. The controls are set correctly when milk or juice is as
cold as you like and when ice cream is firm.
■ The actual temperature may differ from the display when a
door is open for an extended period of time.
NOTE: The factory recommended set points are 0°F (-18°C) for
the freezer and 37°F (3°C) for the refrigerator.
Turning Refrigerator On and Viewing Set Points
■ Press the Cooling (ON/OFF) touch pad.
■ After the refrigerator is turned on, the Over Temperature audio
alarm and indicator light may activate every 1¹⁄₂ hours until the
refrigerator and freezer temperatures are below 48°F (9°C) and
15°F (-9°C), respectively, or until the alarm is turned off. To
turn off the audio alarm and indicator light, see “Master Alarm
■ The ON/OFF touch pad on the control panel shuts down
refrigerator functions such as cooling, lighting, fans and
compressors. To turn the power off completely, use the power
ON/OFF switch located behind the top grille. See “Power On/
Viewing the Celsius Temperatures
■ Press °C touch pad. To redisplay degrees Fahrenheit, press °C
NOTE: If the freezer temperature is below zero, the negative sign
next to the freezer display will light up. This is normal.
NOTE: Wait at least 24 hours between adjustments. Recheck the
temperatures before other adjustments are made.
To Adjust Set Point Temperatures:
■ Press the refrigerator or freezer PLUS (+) or MINUS (-) touch
pad until the desired temperature is reached.
■ Press the Set To Recommended touch pad to reset the set
points to the factory recommended temperatures.
NOTE: The set point range for the freezer is -5°F to 5°F
(-21°C to -15°C). The set point range for the refrigerator is
33°F to 45°F (0°C to 7°C).
Water Filter Indicator and Reset
See “Water Filter Indicator” section.
The Max Cool feature assists with periods of heavy ice usage, full
grocery loads, or temporarily warm room temperatures.
■ Press MAX COOL to turn on the Max Cool feature. The Max
Cool indicator light will remain on for 24 hours unless manually
NOTE: The temperature display will remain at 34°F (1°C) and -5°F
(-21°C) for the refrigerator and freezer compartments,
respectively, while the Max Cool feature is enabled. After
24 hours, the refrigerator returns to the previous temperature set
Master Alarm Reset
Pressing Alarm Reset once will turn off the audio alarm and
indicator light. The audio alarm will not sound again for the current
condition that caused the alarm until a new condition occurs or
until a Master Alarm Reset is performed.
A Master Alarm Reset can be performed by pressing Cooling (ON/
OFF) twice or by turning the power to the refrigerator off and on
again. See “Power On/Off Switch.” After performing a Master
Alarm Reset, the indicator light will reactivate if the condition that
caused the alarm is still present. See “Over Temperature,” “Call
Service,” or “Door Open.”
REFRIGERATOR too cold
Not set correctly for conditions
REFRIGERATOR too warm
High use or room very warm
FREEZER too cold
Not set correctly for conditions
FREEZER too warm/too little ice
High use or heavy ice use