Care ■& cleaning, Care & cleaning chart – FRIGIDAIRE Refrigerator User Manual

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Care ■& Cleaning:.

Keep your refrigerator and freezer clean to prevent odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean both sections at
least twice a year. Never use any type of scouring pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners or strong alkaline solutions on any

surface. Do not wash any removable parts in a dishwasher.

Always unplug the electrical power cord from the wall

outlet before cleaning.


' When moving the refrigerator, puil straight out. Do not shift the refrigerator from side to side as this may;

damage.thefloor..Be careful not to,.move the refrige.rator beyon.d.the.plurnbirig connectio.ris.. ..........................

Damp objects stick to. cold.metal surface.s..'Do .not touch refrigerated surfaces with .wet .or damp hands..

Never us s CHLORIDE to clean stainless steel. ■


If you .set your temperature controls to turn off cooling, power to lights and other electrical components continues

■ until you unplug the.po.wer cord from .the wall outlet.

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Do not .use,.raz,o,r blades.,or other sharp.instruments which can scratch the appliance s.urf.ace w,hen,,removing .■.. labels. Any-glue left.f.rom tape be. removed with a mixture, of warm water and. mild.
detergent, or, touch the glue residue with the sticky side of tape you have already removed. Do not remove the ■
serial,plate. A


Care & Cleaning Chart


Cleaning Agents

Tips and Precautions


Soap and water

Baking soda and


Use 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 quart of warm water.


sure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before
cleaning around controls, light bulb or any electrical part.

Door Gaskets

• Soap and water

Wipe gaskets with a clean soft cloth.


• Soap and water

Do not wash any removable items (bins, drawers, etc.) in




Soap and water

Glass cleaner

Mild liquid sprays

Allow glass to warm to room temperature before immersing in
warm water.

Toe Grille

Soap and water

Mild liquid sprays

Vacuum attachment

Vacuum dust from front of toe grille. Remove toe grille (See
illustration on page 4). Vacuum backside and wipe with sudsy
cloth or sponge. Rinse and dry.

Exterior and

Soap and water


Non Abrasive Glass


Do not use commercial household cleaners, ammonia, or alcohol

to clean handles. Use a soft cloth to clean smooth handles.


Not use a dry cloth to clean smooth doors.

Exterior and

Steel Models



Soap and water




Stainless Steel

Never use CHLORIDE to clean stainless steel.

Clean stainless steel front and handles with non-abrasive soapy

water and a dishcloth. Rinse with clean water and a soft cloth.
Wipe stubborn spots with an ammonia-soaked paper towel, and

rinse. Use a non-abrasive stainless steel cleaner. These cleaners

can be purchased at most home improvement or major
department stores. Always follow manufacturer's instruction.

NOTE: Always, clean, wipe and dry with the grain to prevent
cross-grain scratching.

Wash the rest of the cabinet with warm

water and mild liquid detergent. Rinse well, and wipe dry with a
clean soft cloth.