Installation – Electrolux - Gibson 241512200A User Manual

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This Owner’s Guide provides specific operating instructions
for your model. Use the refrigerator only as instructed in this
Use & Care Manual. Before starting the refrigerator, follow
these important first steps.


Choose a place that is near a grounded electrical outlet.
Do Not use an extension cord or an adapter plug.

If possible, place the refrigerator out of direct sunlight
and away from the range, dishwasher or other heat

The refrigerator must be installed on a floor that is level
and strong enough to support a fully loaded refrigerator.

Consider water supply availability for models equipped
with an automatic ice maker.


Do Not install the refrigerator where


temperature will drop below 55°F (13°C) or rise

above 110°F (43°C). The compressor will not be able
to maintain proper

temperatures inside the


Do Not block the toe grille on the
lower front of your refrigerator. Sufficient air circulation
is essential for the proper operation of your

Installation Clearances

Allow the following clearances for ease of installation,
proper air circulation, and plumbing and electrical

Sides & Top --------------- 3/8”
Back ------------------------ 1”


NOTE: If you refrigerator is placed with the door hinge
side against a wall, you may have to allow additional
space so the door can be opened wider.

Your refrigerator should be positioned to allow easy access to
a counter when removing food. For best use of drawers and
freezer baskets, the refrigerator should be in a position where
both the refrigerator and freezer doors can be fully opened.


To Remove Toe Grille:

Open freezer and fresh food compartment doors.


Working from left side of toe grille, slip your fingers
between top of toe grille and cabinet. Gently pull
forward until first set of tabs are free. Slide your hand
down past the free tabs and pull forward again until the
second set of tabs are free. Continue this process until
all tabs are free and the toe grille can be removed. (See
graphic at top of page in right column.)

To Install Toe Grille:

Open freezer and
fresh food
compartment doors.


Line up toe grille at
base of refrigerator,
making sure the four
bottom tabs are
resting through holes
at base of cabinet.


Starting from left side
of toe grille, press in on first top tab using your thumb
and push toe grille forward until it snaps in place. Continue
this process until all tabs aresnapped in place and toe
grille is secured to refrigerator.


Check both doors to be sure seals touch cabinet on all
four sides.


All four corners of your refrigerator must rest firmly on a
solid floor. Your refrigerator is equipped with adjustable
front rollers to help level your unit. To ensure proper door
seal and assist door closing, the refrigerator should be
tilted 1/4” (6 mm), front to back.
To Level Your Refrigerator:

Remove toe grille. (See

“To Remove Toe Grille” .)


Use flat-blade screwdriver or 3/8” socket wrench
to adjust front rollers.

NOTE: The refrigerator doors are designed to shut by
themselves within a 20 degree opening.