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Preventative Maintenance - Refrigeration

Preventative Maintenance - Refrigeration

To keep your refrigerator running smoothly and optimal we recommend performing the below routine checks and tasks. 


When Task Why How

Clean Interior


  • Will help keep the refrigerator and freezer organized - free of spoiled or expired food
  • Remove and/or prevent odors from forming

Hand washing with a mild detergent is recommended for cleaning. Don't forget to clean the bins and rails. 

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Every 6 Months Change Water Filter
  • Will help provide proper water flow to the dispenser and ice maker
  • Reduce contaminants in water supply

Check to make sure your water filter is installed correctly.  

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Every 6 Months Change Air Filter    
Every 6 Months Change Produce Preserver     
As Needed Adjust Temperature Settings    
Yearly  Clean Condenser    
Yearly Inspect Door Seals/Gaskets    
Yearly Check Water Supply Line    
Yearly Check Leveling
  • Will help with proper door function (opening and closing)
  • Will help ice maker operations

Make sure the refrigerator is level both front to back and side to side.

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Yearly Checking Air Flow (around cabinet)