Refrigerator FAQs : Care and Cleaning


Haier - Wine Cellar External Fan Filter

Over time dirt, dust and hair will collect on the fan filter, causing the cooling system to not function properly. To maintain optimum cooling and product longevity, remove and clean the fan filter at least once every 6 months.To clean:Unplug or disconnect power.Locate the fan filter on the rea...

Haier - Wine Cellar Shelving

The shelves are chrome plated for appearance and easy cleaning. To clean, remove shelves and use mild dish soap and water.

Haier - Wine Cellar Cleaning and Maintenance

Wine Cellar Cleaning:InteriorUnplug or disconnect power.Prepare a cleaning solution of 3-4 tablespoons of baking soda mixed with warm water. Use sponge or soft cloth, dampened with the cleaning solution, to wipe down your freezer.Rinse with clean warm water and dry with a soft cloth.Plug in or recon...

Haier - Odor in Refrigerator or Freezer

Your refrigerator or chest /upright freezer does not contain any mechanical parts that will produce an odor.When the unit is new, there is a plastic odor because most components inside are made plastic. This odor will dissipate with time.Odors can also come from improperly wrapped or sealed food in ...

Haier - Beer Dispenser Maintenance When Not in Use

If you are going to be shutting off the refrigerator and putting it in storage, be sure to thoroughly clean the unit beforehand. This includes cleaning the faucet, beer line, and keg coupler with beer line cleaning chemicals, cleaning the drip tray, and wiping the entire unit clean and drying the in...

Haier - Mold in the Refrigerator

Molds are actually microscopic fungi that live on plant or animal matter. Mold grows from tiny spores that float around in the air. When some of these spores fall onto a piece of damp food, they grow into mold.In order for mold to grow there needs to be three things: a food source, a moisture source...

Haier - Bottom Mount Refrigerator Removing Packaging and Tape

When a bottom freezer refrigerator is delivered, the packing material and tape will need to be removed before turning on the refrigerator.Tape residue can be removed from surfaces by rubbing a small amount of liquid dish soap over the adhesive with your fingers. Rinse with warm water and d...

Haier - Compact Refrigerator Light Bulb Replacement

Some compact refrigerators have an interior light. If the interior light inside the fresh food section does not come on, check the following:Check power to the compact refrigerator.Turn off power to the unit and make sure the bulb is tightened.Replace burned out bulbHow to access and replace the int...

Haier - Cleaning Stainless Refrigerator Exterior

Stainless steel is corrosion resistant and not corrosion-proof. To help avoid corrosion (rusting) of your stainless steel, wash stainless steel surfaces regularly and rinse and dry immediately to avoid water spots.Tips for cleaning stainless:Use a microfiber cloth. These are more effective than lint...

Haier - Ice Machine Transport or Storage

If the ice maker will not be used for a long time, or is to be moved to another place, it will be necessary to drain the system of water.Shut off the water supply at the main water source.Disconnect the water supply line from the water inlet.Shut off the electric supply at the main electrical power ...

Haier - Dual Drawer Refrigerator Cleaning

Unplug the dual drawer refrigerator or disconnect power before cleaning. Do not use harsh chemicals, ammonia, chlorine bleach, concentrated detergent, solvents, abrasives or metal scouring pads to clean your dual-drawer refrigerator inside or out. They can damage and/or discolor the dual-drawer refr...

Haier - Beverage Center Manual Defrost

Under normal operating conditions, the beverage center is designed to self defrost during periods when the cooling system cycles off. Under conditions of extreme heat and humidity, and/or prolonged or frequent dooropenings, you may notice frost build up on the cold plate on the interior rear wall. T...

Haier - Refrigerator Power Interruption

Occasionally there may be power interruptions due to thunderstorms or other causes. Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet when a power outage occurs. When power has been restored, plug the unit back into the wall outlet.If the outage is for a prolonged period, inspect and discard spoi...

Haier - Defrosting a Compact Refrigerator

Haier compact refrigerators are not self-defrosting (frost free) and may require occasional defrosting depending on use. Defrost whenever frost on the wall of the freezer compartment becomes 1/8" thick. Do not use metal instruments to clear ice or frost from the unit.To defrost the refrigerator:Remo...

Haier - Beverage Center Transporting and Storage

Transport the Beverage Center upright if possible. If it must be transported on its side:Stand the unit upright for at least 2 hours before plugging it in.If it was on its side for more than a day, leave standing for 24 hours before running.If it was laying on its side just briefly to service, ...

Haier - Beer Dispenser Cleaning

Regular cleaning of the faucet, beer hose, and keg coupler is extremely important. If this is not performed, the beer will foam. Additionally, bacteria, yeast, calcium and mold, will build up and quickly degrade the quality of draft beer.To clean:Pump water mixed with a cleaning chemical into the be...

Haier - Ice Machine General Cleaning and Maintenance

Periodic cleaning and proper maintenance will ensure efficiency, top performance, and long life. The maintenance intervals listed are based on normal conditions. You may want to shorten the intervals if you have pets, or there are other special considerations.There are 5 things to keep clean:Exterio...

Haier - Beverage Center Cleaning and Maintenance

Beverage Center Cleaning:InteriorUnplug or disconnect power.Remove shelves and let warm to room temperature.Do not clean glass shelves or covers with warm water when they are cold. Shelves and covers may break if exposed to sudden temperature changes or impact, such as bumping.Glass shelves and cove...

Haier - Cleaning Non-Stainless Refrigerator Exterior

It is recommended that you dust any exposed coils on the back of the unit every 6 months to keep your unit running efficiently.To clean the cabinet sides and doors (non-stainless models):Turn off the refrigerator and unplug.Vacuum away any loose dust using a hand vacuum cleaner or brush attachment b...

Haier - Dual Drawer Refrigerator Odor

Dual-drawer refrigerator has an odor:Food is not sealed or packaged properly, or food is spoiled/stored too long. Reseal packaging and throw away old food. Place an opened box of baking soda in the dual drawer refrigerator, replace every 3 monthsInterior needs to be cleaned. Wash interior surfaces, ...

Haier - Cleaning Inside the Refrigerator

To clean inside the refrigerator (including compact models):Turn the temperature control to OFF and unplug the refrigerator.Mix a solution of one to two tablespoons of baking soda and one quart of water.Wipe down the walls of the refrigerator with this solution, and then rinse it with a small amount...

Haier - Refrigerator LED Interior Lighting

Refrigerators with LED interior lighting:  These lights are designed to last for the life of your refrigerator; however, if the light stops operating, please contact a qualified technician for replacement.If you continue to have problems, please contact Haier Appliances at 1-877-337-3639 or vis...

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