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Installing HOTPOINT FF187EG

What installation guidelines do I have t follow when my bew fridge arrives. Does it have to be left on for a period of time before Ic an use it?

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  • yaadwinder_d Dec 03, 2008

    Leading from this - I then need to take my old fridge 15 mins down the road. Can I simply plug-drive-replug in and use straight away or does it have to be switched off for a period of time and same again when turning it back on?

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Call 800-ge-cares for specifics, but generally you can use it right away. The unit should pull down to temp in under a half an hour. If you are trading out a working refrigerator do a direct transfer and the cold food will help it pull down. Make sure the new one works before getting rid of the old. Delivery can be brutal and show no signs of damage.

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  • Joe McG Dec 03, 2008

    If you can transport the old one standing up. If you are going to put it on a pick or trailer have the unit front facing away from the wind so you don't get road debris hitting it, I recommend you using the box off the new as a cover. Make sure the doors are secured with a tie down strap to prevent them from opening during transport. If you do have to lay it down you want let it sit for a while to let the oil return to the compressor.

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