Classic (Formerly Built-In) Manual Compartment Disable


  • How to turn off or disable one section of a Classic (formerly Built-In) (BI) combination refrigerator freezer unit
  • Shut off either refrigerator or freezer only on BI models for cleaning
  • Classic 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. To do so:

  1. Turn the unit off.
  2. Press and hold the WARMER key 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, press the POWER key.
  4. Release both keys.
  5. The disabled section shows 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 make sure the unit is being turned off first.

  • A beep indicates the button sensed the touch input.
  • Lights function in the disabled section.

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.

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