THE REFRIGERATOR
WON´T TURN ON

• The plug is correctly positioned.
• A fuse has gone bad or the circuit
presents failures.
• The refrigerator is in the defrosting
cycle.
• Firmly plug the cord into a live outlet with proper
voltage.
• Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
• Wait about 30 minutes for defrost cycle to end.

THE LIGHT WON’T
TURN ON

• The refrigerator is plugged.
• The light bulbs are loose.
• A light bulb has gone bad.
• Plug the refrigerator in a right voltage plug.
• Unplug the refrigerator. Unscrew the Light bulb
and screw it again (Read the section Refrigerator
Care and Cleaning). Plug again.
• Unplug the refrigerator before changing the
light bulb. Replace the bulb with a same 40
watts bulb for your local store. (Read the section
Replacing Refrigerator Lights).

STRANGE SOUNDS
OR SNOOZING/
VIBRATIONS

• The refrigerator is not correctly
positioned.
• You need to adjust the leveling screws due the
floor is unleveled or weak. Read the Installation section.

IT LOOKS LIKE
THE COMPRESSOR
MOTOR STAYS ON
TOO LONG

• The replaced refrigerator was an
older model.
• The room temperature is hotter
than usual.
• The door is being opened very often
or there has been a big amount of
food in storage.
• The refrigerator is plugged and the
control has been adjusted correctly.
• Doors won’t close correctly.
• The condenser pipes are dirty.
• Modern refrigerators with a bigger storage
capacity require longer periods of operation.
• The motor will continue working when the room
temperature is high. The motor might be on
between 40% or 80% of the time. In high
temperature conditions, the capacitor might run
on periods of time.
• When adding or opening the door of the
refrigerator, it warms it up. It’s normal that the
refrigerator to run more that usual in order to cool
the bins. (Read the section Food Storage Guide).
To save energy, take what you need at once, order
your food in order so it can be easily found and
close the door immediately soon after you took
out the food.
• The refrigerator will take 24 hours to cool down
completely.
• Push firmly the Doors. If they don’t close. Read
Doors will not close completely below.
• This will stop the air transfer and marked the
motor to work longer and harder. Clean the pipes
of the condenser.

DOORS WILL
NOT CLOSE
COMPLETELY

• The refrigerator is not leveled.
• The food packages are blocking the
doors.
• The ice bin, the vegetable bin, the
panels and the shelves from the
door are out of place or position.
• The gaskets are sticking.
• The refrigerator wobbles or looks
in-stable.
• The doors were removed during
the installation and they weren’t
properly setup.
• Read Refrigerator Installation section to level
refrigerator.
• Adjust the food bins in order to free space
between the doors and the shelves.
• Push the containers and place the vegetable cover
lid, the panels, shelves and any other container or
bin in their right positions. Read the section Using
your Refrigerator.
• Clean the seal rings and the surface they might be
in contact with. Use a piece of cloth with a small
amount of paraffin and apply it over the seal rings.
• Level the refrigerator. Read the section Closing
and Aligning the Doors.
• Remove and place again the door according to
the section Refrigerator Doors: How to remove
and reverse.

THERE´S ICE ON
THE FOOD

• The door hasn’t been closed
completely.
• The door is frequently opened.
• Read Doors Will not Close Completely already
mentioned.
• When the door is opened, warm, humid air is
allowed in the freezer resulting in frost.

THERE IS A WEIRD
TASTE AND SMELL
IN THE ICE


The ice maker has been installed
correctly.
• The ice has been on storage too
long.
• The food hasn’t been packed in the
correct way.
• The water supply contains mineral
and sulfur.
• The inside of the refrigerator need
cleaning.
• The ice bin needs cleaning.
• Don’t use the first ices made.
• Dispose of that old ice and make new.
• Pack again the food because it can transfer odors
and tastes to the ice.
• You might need to install a filter in order to
eliminate the odors and taste problems.
• Read the section Refrigerator Care and Cleaning.
• Empty the bin and discard the old ice cubes.

THERE´S WATER IN
THE DRAINING BIN

• The refrigerator is in defrosting
cycle.
• It’s more humid than usual.
• The water will evaporate. It is normal that some
water falls on the bin.
• It might take a while for the water to evaporate.
This is normal when the weather is hot and humid.

THE
REFRIGERATOR
SEEMS TO MAKE
TOO MUCH NOISE

• The sounds may be normal for your
refrigerator.
• Refer to the Understanding Sounds You May Hear section.

THE ICE MAKER IS
NOT PRODUCING
ICE OR ICE CUBES
ARE FREEZING
TOO SLOWLY

• Door left open. • Wait 24 hours after hook-up for ice production.
See the Adjusting the Controls section.
• Check to see if something is holding the door
open.

THE DOORS ARE
HARD TO OPEN

• The gaskets are dirty or sticky.
• The door opens itself as soon as
you close it.
• Clean the gaskets and surface that they are in
contact with. Use a damp cloth with paraffin also
apply over the seal rings.
• When you open the door, the warm air enters
in the refrigerator. When this air is cooled down
it occupies less volume and creates a vacuum
effect. If it is difficult to open wait 5 minutes then
check.

THE ICE MAKER
DOES NOT WORK

• The ice maker is off.
• The water supply is down or not
plugged.
• The freezer temperature is warm.
• The ice cubes turn off the ice maker.
• Turn the ice maker to the position on (I).
• Read the section Connecting the Water Line.
• Wait 24 hrs for the freezer to reach its ideal
temperature.
• Hand level the ice cubes.

THE TEMPERATURE
IS TOO HOT
OR THERE´S
HUMIDITY FORMED
INSIDE THE
REFRIGERATOR

• The air vents are blocked. The
cool air flows from freezer to the
refrigerator and returns thru the
vents that dive this section.
• The doors open very easily.
• The refrigerator control has not been
adjusted for the room conditions.
• A large amount of food is just been
placed inside the refrigerator.
• The food has not been well packed
in each bin.
• The doors haven’t been closed
correctly.
• The weather is humid.
• The auto-defrosting cycle is over.
• With your hand find the vents and move and
package that might be blocking the air flow. See
the Multi Flow Section.
• When the doors are opened the warm and humid
air enters. To keep your refrigerator cool, take what
you need once and you’re your food organized to
make it easy to find. Close the door a soon as
you can.
• Wait 24 hours to stabilize the temperature. If the
temperature is cold or hot, move the control until
the desire temperature is reached.
• After adding food to the refrigerator this will warm
up. It might take some hours for the refrigerator to
reach its temperature.
• Wrap the food evenly and before packing anything
dry all the bins to avoid humidity. If it is necessary,
pack the food according to the section
Food
Storage Guide.
• Read Doors will not Close Correctly section.
• In humid weathers, the air contains humidity,
which introduces it self if the doors are opened.
• It’s normal that some water props get formed
after the defrosting cycle is completed.