Built-In Manual Compartment Disable

Core Issue:

  • How to turn off one section of a Built-In (BI) combination refrigerator freezer unit
  • How to disable one section for cleaning
  • Shut off either refrigerator or freezer only on BI models
  • Built-In manual zone disable mode
  • How to disable a compartment


For over-and-under and side-by-side models, it is possible to turn off one section of a combination unit for an extended period without disrupting the other.
  1. Turn the unit off.
  2. Press and hold the WARMER key pad of the section you want to disable. You should hear a beep indicating that the button has sensed your finger.
  3. While holding the WARMER key pad, press the POWER key pad.
  4. Release both key pads.
  5. The disabled section will a double dash "--" in the control center display panel.
  6. Repeat the process in the same order to turn the section back on.
If this fails to enable or disable the desired zone, try again and ensure the unit is being turned off first.

Note: A beep indicates the button sensed the touch input.

Refer to the product use and care guide for further information.

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