Under no circumstances should the refrigerator be laid on its front or
side. Flooring on which the refrigerator is to be situated must be free of
vibration and reasonably level.
Check all exposed refrigeration lines to be sure they are not dented or
(3) Check the outer surface for dents, breaks or damage that could affect
the operation. If a break extends through outer surfaces into the interior of the unit,
request unit medical equipment maintenance support.
The equipment is not ready or available if a break extends through the outer
surfaces into the interior of the unit.
(4) Check the latches and hinges for tightness of attachment and smooth
operation. Ensure that when the door is closed, it provides a tight seal.
Check the door gasket for cracks, cuts, or breaks.
Check the interior of the unit for cracks or breaks in surfaces.
Check that the shelves are present and in good condition.
(8) Check controls and gauges for damage that would prohibit the unit from
Check the shock mount and foot assembly for damage and proper
(10) Check the grille front and back to ensure they are clean and do not
obstruct air flow.
(11) Check all exposed tubing connections of the refrigeration system for
leaks. Request unit medical equipment maintenance support if tubing is leaking,
(12) Check the power cord and plug for cracks, cuts, and exposed bare
wires. Check that the insulation has not been pulled away from plug or unit strain relief.
The equipment is not ready or available if there are bare wires exposed or
damaged prongs on the plug.
Make certain that the cabinet is located so that the front grille opening is