Beko B 1802 F manual

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  • Brand: Beko
  • Product: Refrigerator
  • Model/name: B 1802 F
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, English, German, French

Table of Contents

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Please read this manual first!
Dear Customer,
We hope that your product, which has been produced in modern plants and
checked under the most meticulous quality control procedures, will provide you
an effective service.
For this, we recommend you to carefully read the entire manual of your product
before using it and keep it at hand for future references.
This manual
• Will help you use your appliance in a fast and safe way.
• Read the manual before installing and operating your product.
• Follow the instructions, especially those for safety.
• Keep the manual in an easily accessible place as you may need it later.
• Besides, read also the other documents provided with your product.
Please note that this manual may be valid for other models as well.
Symbols and their descriptions
This instruction manual contains the following symbols:
C	 Important information or useful usage tips.
A	 Warning against dangerous conditions for life and property.
B	 Warning against electric voltage.
This product is supplied with the selective sorting symbol for waste electrical
and electronic equipment (WEEE).
This means that this product must be handled pursuant to European Directive
2002/96/EC in order to be recycled or dismantled to minimise its impact on
the environment. For further information, please contact your local or regional
authorities.
Electronic products not included in the selective sorting process are potentially
dangerous for the environment and human health due to the presence of
hazardous substances.
Recycling
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This product was manufactured using the latest technology in environmentally friendly conditions.
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CONTENTS
1 Your refrigerator 	 3
2 Important Safety
Warnings	 4
Intended use......................................4
For products with a water dispenser;..6
Child safety.
........................................6
HCA Warning.....................................6
Things to be done for energy saving...7
3 Installation 	 8
Points to be considered when re-
transporting your refrigerator..............8
Before operating your refrigerator.......8
Disposing of the packaging................9
Disposing of your old refrigerator........9
Placing and Installation.......................9
Replacing the interior light bulb ........10
Reversing the doors.........................11
Reversing the doors.........................12
4 Preparation	 13
5 Using your refrigerator	 14
Using interior compartments.
............14
Cooling.
............................................14
Defrost.............................................15
6 Maintenance and
cleaning	 16
Protection of plastic surfaces ...........16
7 Recommended solutions
for the problems	 17
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1 Your refrigerator
C Figures that take place in this instruction manual are schematic and may not
correspond exactly with your product. If the subject parts are not included in the
product you have purchased, then it is valid for other models.
1.	 Door shelves
2.	 Egg tray
3.	 Bottle shelf
4.	 Bottle gripper
5.	 Air grill
6.	 Crisper
7.	 Crisper cover
8.	 Defrost water collection channel -
Drain tube
9.	 Movable shelves
10.	 Interior light & Thermostat knob
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2 Important Safety Warnings
Pleasereviewthefollowinginformation.
Failure to observe this information may
cause injuries or material damage.
Otherwise, all warranty and reliability
commitments will become invalid.
The usage life of the unit you
purchased is 10 years. This is the period
for keeping the spare parts required for
the unit to operate as described.
Intended use
	 This product is intended to be used
–	 indoors and in closed areas such as
homes;
–	 in closed working environments such
as stores and offices;
–	 in closed accommodation areas such
as farm houses, hotels, pensions.
• This product should not be used
outdoors.
General safety
•	 When you want to dispose/scrap
the product, we recommend you to
consult the authorized service in order
to learn the required information and
authorized bodies.
•	 Consult your authorized service for
all your questions and problems
related to the refrigerator. Do not
intervene or let someone intervene to
the refrigerator without notifying the
authorised services.
•	 For products with a freezer
compartment; Do not eat cone ice
cream and ice cubes immediately
after you take them out of the freezer
compartment! (This may cause
frostbite in your mouth.)
•	 For products with a freezer
compartment; Do not put bottled and
canned liquid beverages in the freezer
compartment. Otherwise, these may
burst.
•	 Do not touch frozen food by hand;
they may stick to your hand.
•	 Unplug your refrigerator before
cleaning or defrosting.
• 	 Vapor and vaporized cleaning
materials should never be used in
cleaning and defrosting processes of
your refrigerator. In such cases, the
vapor may get in contact with the
electrical parts and cause short circuit
or electric shock.
•	 Never use the parts on your
refrigerator such as the door as a
means of support or step.
•	 Do not use electrical devices inside
the refrigerator.
•	 Do not damage the parts, where
the refrigerant is circulating, with
drilling or cutting tools. The refrigerant
that might blow out when the gas
channels of the evaporator, pipe
extensions or surface coatings are
punctured causes skin irritations and
eye injuries.
•	 Do not cover or block the ventilation
holes on your refrigerator with any
material.
•	 Electrical devices must be repaired
by only authorised persons. Repairs
performed by incompetent persons
create a risk for the user.
•	 In case of any failure or during
a maintenance or repair work,
disconnect your refrigerator’s mains
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supply by either turning off the
relevant fuse or unplugging your
appliance.
•	 Do not pull by the cable when pulling
off the plug.
•	 Place the beverage with higher proofs
tightly closed and vertically.
•	 Never store spray cans containing
flammable and explosive substances
in the refrigerator.
•	 Do not use mechanical devices
or other means to accelerate the
defrosting process, other than those
recommended by the manufacturer.
•	 This product is not intended to be
used by persons with physical,
sensory or mental disorders or
unlearned or inexperienced people
(including children) unless they are
attended by a person who will be
responsible for their safety or who will
instruct them accordingly for use of
the product
•	 Do not operate a damaged
refrigerator. Consult with the service
agent if you have any concerns.
•	 Electrical safety of your refrigerator
shall be guaranteed only if the earth
system in your house complies with
standards.
•	 Exposing the product to rain, snow,
sun and wind is dangerous with
respect to electrical safety.
•	 Contact authorized service when
there is a power cable damage to
avoid danger.
•	 Never plug the refrigerator into
the wall outlet during installation.
Otherwise, risk of death or serious
injury may arise.
•	 This refrigerator is intended for only
storing food items. It must not be
used for any other purpose.
•	 Label of technical specifications is
located on the left wall inside the
refrigerator.
•	 Never connect your refrigerator to
electricity-saving systems; they may
damage the refrigerator.
•	 If there is a blue light on the
refrigerator, do not look at the blue
light with optical tools.
• 	 For manually controlled refrigerators,
wait for at least 5 minutes to start the
refrigerator after power failure.
• 	 This operation manual should be
handed in to the new owner of the
product when it is given to others.
•	 Avoid causing damage on power
cable when transporting the
refrigerator. Bending cable may cause
fire. Never place heavy objects on
power cable. Do not touch the plug
with wet hands when plugging the
product.
• Do not plug the refrigerator if the wall
outlet is loose.
•	 Water should not be sprayed directly
on inner or outer parts of the product
for safety purposes.
•	 Do not spray substances containing
inflammable gases such as propane
gas near the refrigerator to avoid fire
and explosion risk.
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For products with a water
dispenser;
	 Pressure of water mains should be
minimum 1 bar. Pressure of water
mains should be maximum 8 bars.
•	 Use only potable water.
Child safety
• 	 If the door has a lock, the key should
be kept away from reach of children.
•	 Children must be supervised to
prevent them from tampering with the
product.
HCA Warning
If your product's cooling system
contains R600a:
This gas is flammable. Therefore, pay
attention to not damaging the cooling
system and piping during usage and
transportation. In the event of damage,
keep your product away from potential
fire sources that can cause the product
catch a fire and ventilate the room in
which the unit is placed.
Ignore this warning if your
product's cooling system contains
R134a.
Type of gas used in the product is
stated in the type plate which is on the
left wall inside the refrigerator.
Never throw the product in fire for
disposal.
•	 Never place containers filled with
water on top of the refrigerator,
otherwise this may cause electric
shock or fire.
• 	 Do not overload your refrigerator
with excessive amounts of food. If
overloaded, the food items may fall
down and hurt you and damage
refrigerator when you open the door.
Never place objects on top of the
refrigerator; otherwise, these objects
may fall down when you open or
close the refrigerator's door.
• 	 As they require a precise temperature,
vaccines, heat-sensitive medicine and
scientific materials and etc. should not
be kept in the refrigerator.
• 	 If not to be used for a long time,
refrigerator should be unplugged. A
possible problem in power cable may
cause fire.
•	 The plug's tip should be regularly
cleaned; otherwise, it may cause fire.
•	 The plug’s tip should be cleaned
regularly with a dry cloth; otherwise, it
may cause fire.
•	 Refrigerator may move if adjustable
legs are not properly secured on the
floor. Properly securing adjustable
legs on the floor can prevent the
refrigerator to move.
•	 When carrying the refrigerator, do not
hold it from door handle. Otherwise, it
may be snapped.
•	 When you have to place your product
next to another refrigerator or freezer,
the distance between devices should
be at least 8cm. Otherwise, adjacent
side walls may be humidified.
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Things to be done for energy
saving
•	 Do not leave the doors of your
refrigerator open for a long time.
•	 Do not put hot food or drinks in your
refrigerator.
•	 Do not overload your refrigerator so
that the air circulation inside of it is not
prevented.
•	 Do not install your refrigerator
under direct sunlight or near heat
emitting appliances such as ovens,
dishwashers or radiators.
•	 Pay attention to keep your food in
closed containers.
•	 For products with a freezer
compartment; You can store
maximum amount of food items in
the freezer when you remove the
shelf or drawer of the freezer. Energy
consumption value stated for your
refrigerator has been determined
by removing freezer shelf or drawer
and under maximum load. There
is no harm to use a shelf or drawer
according to the shapes and size of
food to be frozen.
•	 Thawing frozen food in fridge
compartment will both provide energy
saving and preserve the food quality.
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3 Installation
B	Please remember that the
manufacturer shall not be held liable if
the information given in the instruction
manual is not observed.
Points to be considered
when re-transporting your
refrigerator
1.	 Your refrigerator must be emptied and
cleaned prior to any transportation.
2.	 Shelves, accessories, crisper and etc.
in your refrigerator must be fastened
securely by adhesive tape against any
jolt before repackaging.
3.	 Packaging must be tied with thick
tapes and strong ropes and the
rules of transportation printed on the
package must be followed.
Please do not forget…
Every recycled material is an
indispensable source for the nature and
for our national resources.
If you wish to contribute to recycling the
packaging materials, you can get further
information from the environmental
bodies or local authorities.
Before operating your
refrigerator
Before starting to use your refrigerator
check the following:
1.	 Is the interior of the refrigerator dry
and can the air circulate freely in the
rear of it?
2.	 Clean the interior of the refrigerator as
recommended in the “Maintenance
and cleaning” section.
3.	 Plug the refrigerator into the wall
outlet. When the fridge door is open
the fridge compartment interior light
will come on.
4.	 You will hear a noise as the
compressor starts up. The liquid and
gases sealed within the refrigeration
system may also give rise to noise,
even if the compressor is not running
and this is quite normal.
5.	 Front edges of the refrigerator may
feel warm. This is normal. These areas
are designed to be warm to avoid
condensation.
Electric connection
Connect your product to a grounded
socket which is being protected by a
fuse with the appropriate capacity.
Important:
• 	 The connection must be in
compliance with national regulations.
• 	 The power cable plug must be easily
accessible after installation.
• 	 The specified voltage must be equal
to your mains voltage.
• 	 Extension cables and multiway plugs
must not be used for connection.
B	A damaged power cable must be
replaced by a qualified electrician.
B	Product must not be operated before
it is repaired! There is danger of
electric shock!
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Disposing of the packaging
The packing materials may be
dangerous for children. Keep the
packing materials out of the reach
of children or dispose them of by
classifying them in accordance
with the waste instructions. Do not
dispose them of along with the normal
household waste.
The packing of your refrigerator is
produced from recyclable materials.
Disposing of your old
refrigerator
Dispose of your old machine without
giving any harm to the environment.
•	 You may consult your authorized
dealer or waste collection center of
your municipality about the disposal of
your refrigerator.
Before disposing of your refrigerator,
cut out the electric plug and, if there
are any locks on the door, make them
inoperable in order to protect children
against any danger.
Placing and Installation
1. Install your refrigerator to a place
that allows ease of use.
2. Keep your refrigerator away from
heat sources, humid places and direct
sunlight.
3. There must be appropriate air
ventilation around your refrigerator in
order to achieve an efficient operation.
If the refrigerator is to be placed in
a recess in the wall, there must be at
least 5 cm distance with the ceiling and
at least 5 cm with the wall.
If the floor is covered with a carpet,
your product must be elevated 2.5 cm
from the floor.
4. Place your refrigerator on an even
floor surface to prevent jolts.
5. Do not keep your refrigerator in
ambient temperatures under 10°C.
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Replacing the interior light
bulb
Should the light fail to work switch
off at the socket outlet and pull out
the mains plug. Follow the below
instructions to check if the light bulb
has worked itself loose.
If the light still fails to work obtain
a replacement E14 screw cap type
15 Watt (Max) bulb from your local
electrical store and then fit it as follows:
1. Switch off at the socket outlet and
pull out the mains plug. You may find
it useful to remove shelves for easy
access.
2. Remove the light diffuser cover as
shown in figure (a-b).
3. Replace the burnt-out light bulb.
4. Reassemble the light diffuser cover
as shown in figure (c).
“Push firmly to ensure cover is fitted
properly.”
5. Carefully dispose of the burnt-out
light bulb immediately.
“Replacement light bulb can easily be
obtained from a good local electrical or
DIY store.”
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Reversing the doors
Proceed in numerical order
9
8
7
6
10
2
5
4
3
1
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Reversing the doors
Proceed in numerical order
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4 Preparation
C	 Your refrigerator should be installed at
least 30 cm away from heat sources
such as hobs, ovens, central heater
and stoves and at least 5 cm away
from electrical ovens and should not
be located under direct sunlight.
C	 The ambient temperature of
the room where you install your
refrigerator should at least be 10°C.
Operating your refrigerator under
cooler conditions than this is not
recommended with regard to its
efficiency.
C	 Please make sure that the interior of
your refrigerator is cleaned thoroughly.
C	 If two refrigerators are to be installed
side by side, there should be at least
2 cm distance between them.
C	 When you operate your refrigerator
for the first time, please observe the
following instructions during the initial
six hours.
	 - 
The door should not be opened
frequently.
	 - 
It must be operated empty without
any food in it.
	 - 
Do not unplug your refrigerator. If
a power failure occurs out of your
control, please see the warnings in
the “Recommended solutions for
the problems” section.
C	 Original packaging and foam
materials should be kept for future
transportations or moving.
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5 Using your refrigerator
Setting the operating temperature
The operating temperature is regulated
by the temperature control.
Warm Cold
1 2 3 4 5
(Or) Min. Max.
1 = Lowest cooling setting
(Warmest setting)
5 = Highest cooling setting
(Coldest setting)
(Or)
Min. = Lowest cooling setting
(Warmest setting)
Max. = Highest cooling setting
(Coldest setting)
The average temperature inside the
fridge should be around +5°C.
Please choose the setting according
to the desired temperature.
Please note that there will be different
temperatures in the cooling area.
The coldest region is immediately
above the vegetable compartment.
The interior temperature also depends
on ambient temperature, the frequency
with which the door is opened and the
amount of foods kept inside.
Frequently opening the door causes
the interior temperature to rise.
For this reason, it is recommended
to close the door again as soon as
possible after use.
Using interior compartments
Movable shelves: Distance between
the shelves can be adjusted when
necessary.
Vegetable drawer: Vegetables and
fruits can be stored in this compartment
for long periods without decaying.
Bottle shelf: Bottles, jars and tins can
be placed in these shelves.
Cooling
Food storage
The fridge compartment is for the
short-term storage of fresh food and
drinks.
Store milk products in the intended
compartment in the refrigerator.
Bottles can be stored in the bottle
holder or in the bottle shelf of the door.
Raw meat is best kept in a polyethylene
bag in the compartment at the very
bottom of the refrigerator.
Allow hot foods and beverages to cool
to room temperature prior to placing
them in the refrigerator.
• Attention
Store concentrated alcohol only
standing upright and tightly closed.
• Attention
Do not store explosive substances or
containers with flammable propellant
gases (canned cream, spray cans
etc.) in the device. There is a danger of
explosion.
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Defrost
The fridge compartment defrosts
automatically. The thawing water
flows through the drain channel into a
collection container at the rear of the
device.
During defrosting, water droplets form
at the back of the fridge due to the
evaporator.
If not all of the drops run down,
they may freeze again after defrosting
remove them with a cloth soaked in
warm water, but never with a hard or
sharp object.
Check the flow of the thawed water
from time to time.It may become
plugged occasionally.
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6 Maintenance and cleaning
A	Never use gasoline, benzene or similar
substances for cleaning purposes.
B	We recommend that you unplug the
appliance before cleaning.
B	Never use any sharp abrasive
instrument, soap, household cleaner,
detergent and wax polish for cleaning.
C	 Use lukewarm water to clean the
cabinet of your refrigerator and wipe it
dry.
C	 Use a damp cloth wrung out in
a solution of one teaspoon of
bicarbonate of soda to one pint of
water to clean the interior and wipe it
dry.
B	Make sure that no water enters the
lamp housing and other electrical
items.
B	If your refrigerator is not going to be
used for a long period of time, unplug
the power cable, remove all food,
clean it and leave the door ajar.
C	 Check door seals regularly to ensure
they are clean and free from food
particles.
A	To remove door racks, remove all the
contents and then simply push the
door rack upwards from the base.
Protection of plastic
surfaces
C	 Do not put the liquid oils or oil-cooked
meals in your refrigerator in unsealed
containers as they damage the plastic
surfaces of your refrigerator. In case of
spilling or smearing oil on the plastic
surfaces, clean and rinse the relevant
part of the surface at once with warm
water.
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7 Recommended solutions for the problems
Please review this list before calling the service. It might save you time and
money. This list includes frequent complaints that are not arising from defective
workmanship or material usage. Some of the features described here may not
exist in your product.
The refrigerator does not operate.
•	 Is the refrigerator properly plugged in? Insert the plug to the wall socket.
•	 Is the fuse of the socket which your refrigerator is connected to or the main fuse
blown out? Check the fuse.
Condensation on the side wall of the fridge compartment (MULTIZONE, COOL
CONTROL and FLEXI ZONE).
•	 Very cold ambient conditions. Frequent opening and closing of the door. Highly
humid ambient conditions. Storage of food containing liquid in open containers.
Leaving the door ajar. Switching the thermostat to a colder degree.
•	 Decreasing the time the door left open or using it less frequently.
•	 Covering the food stored in open containers with a suitable material.
•	 Wipe the condensation using a dry cloth and check if it persists.
Compressor is not running
•	 Protective thermic of the compressor will blow out during sudden power
failures or plug-out plug-ins as the refrigerant pressure in the cooling system of
the refrigerator has not been balanced yet. Your refrigerator will start running
approximately after 6 minutes. Please call the service if the refrigerator does not
startup at the end of this period.
•	 The fridge is in defrost cycle. This is normal for a full-automatically defrosting
refrigerator. Defrosting cycle occurs periodically.
•	 Your refrigerator is not plugged into the socket. Make sure that the plug is
properly fit into the socket.
•	 Are the temperature adjustments correctly made?
•	 Power might be cut off.
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The fridge is running frequently or for a long time.
•	 Your new product may be wider than the previous one. This is quite normal.
Large refrigerators operate for a longer period of time.
•	 The ambient room temperature may be high. This is quite normal.
•	 The refrigerator might have been plugged in recently or might have been loaded
with food. Cooling down of the refrigerator completely may last for a couple of
hours longer.
•	 Large amounts of hot food might have been put in the refrigerator recently. Hot
food causes longer running of the refrigerator until they reach the safe storage
temperature.
•	 Doors might have been opened frequently or left ajar for a long time. The warm
air that has entered into the refrigerator causes the refrigerator to run for longer
periods. Open the doors less frequently.
•	 Freezer or fridge compartment door might have been left ajar. Check if the doors
are tightly closed.
•	 The refrigerator is adjusted to a very low temperature. Adjust the refrigerator
temperature to a warmer degree and wait until the temperature is achieved.
•	 Door seal of the fridge or freezer may be soiled, worn out, broken or not properly
seated. Clean or replace the seal. Damaged/broken seal causes the refrigerator
to run for a longer period of time in order to maintain the current temperature.
Freezer temperature is very low while the fridge temperature is sufficient.
•	 The freezer temperature is adjusted to a very low temperature. Adjust the freezer
temperature to a warmer degree and check.
Fridge temperature is very low while the freezer temperature is sufficient.
•	 The fridge temperature might have been adjusted to a very low temperature.
Adjust the fridge temperature to a warmer degree and check.
Food kept in the fridge compartment drawers are freezing.
•	 The fridge temperature might have been adjusted to a very low temperature.
Adjust the fridge temperature to a warmer degree and check.
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Temperature in the fridge or freezer is very high.
•	 The fridge temperature might have been adjusted to a very high degree.
Fridge adjustment has an effect on the temperature of the freezer. Change the
temperature of the fridge or freezer until the fridge or freezer temperature reaches
to a sufficient level.
•	 Doors might have been opened frequently or left ajar for a long time; open them
less frequently.
•	 Door might have been left ajar; close the door completely.
•	 Large amount of hot food might have been put in the refrigerator recently. Wait
until the fridge or freezer reaches the desired temperature.
•	 The refrigerator might have been plugged in recently. Cooling down of the
refrigerator completely takes time.
The operation noise increases when the refrigerator is running.
•	 The operating performance of the refrigerator may change due to the changes in
the ambient temperature. It is normal and not a fault.
Vibrations or noise.
•	 The floor is not even or it is weak. The refrigerator rocks when moved slowly.
Make sure that the floor is strong enough to carry the refrigerator, and level.
•	 The noise may be caused by the items put onto the refrigerator. Items on top of
the refrigerator should be removed.
There are noises coming from the refrigerator like liquid spilling or spraying.
•	 Liquid and gas flows happen in accordance with the operating principles of your
refrigerator. It is normal and not a fault.
There is a noise like wind blowing.
•	 Fans are used in order to cool the refrigerator. It is normal and not a fault.
Condensation on the inner walls of refrigerator.
•	 Hot and humid weather increases icing and condensation. It is normal and not a
fault.
•	 Doors might have been left ajar; make sure that the doors are closed fully.
•	 Doors might have been opened frequently or left ajar for a long time; open them
less frequently.
Humidity occurs on the outside of the refrigerator or between the doors.
•	 There might be humidity in the air; this is quite normal in humid weather. When
the humidity is less, condensation will disappear.
Bad odour inside the refrigerator.
•	 Inside of the refrigerator must be cleaned. Clean the inside of the refrigerator with
a sponge, lukewarm water or carbonated water.
•	 Some containers or package materials might cause the smell. Use a different
container or different brand packaging material.
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The door is not closing.
•	 Food packages may prevent the door's closing. Replace the packages that are
obstructing the door.
•	 The refrigerator is not completely upright on the floor and rocking when slightly
moved. Adjust the elevation screws.
•	 The floor is not level or strong. Make sure that the floor is level and capable to
carry the refrigerator.
Crispers are stuck.
•	 The food might be touching the ceiling of the drawer. Rearrange food in the
drawer.
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