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Preparing The Forge Clear Ice Maker For First Use

 

  1. Carefully remove packing material. Do not use sharp tools that can damage the ice maker.
  2. Ensure all components are present. If any item is missing, please contact Forge@FirstBuild.com.
  3. Place the ice maker upright on a flat, level surface and plug it in.
  4. Sanitize the ice maker before first use, following these steps.
  5. Press and hold the “Activate Clean Cycle” button for 3 seconds to begin cleaning cycle.
  6. Remove the lower ice shelf, and fill the ice maker with 8 cups (a half gallon) of water.
  7. Add 2 tsp of household bleach to the reservoir full of water and stir to mix.
  8. Dip a disposable cloth into the solution and wipe down the interior surfaces of the ice maker and shelves.
  9. Replace ice shelves & press “Activate Clean Cycle” button to continue. 
  10. The light bar on the bottom of the door will switch to green, signaling cleaning mode is active.
  11. When the light bar begins to pulse green, action is required. Follow the on-screen prompts
  12. Once cleaning is completed, drain the reservoir using the front drain tube. For faster draining, angle the drain tube as much as possible toward the floor.
  13. Remove and discard any ice in the ice maker. Do not consume this ice.
  14. Fill with 8 cups of fresh water. Press the “Activate Clean Cycle” button to continue to rinse cycle.
  15. When the light begins to pulse green, action is required.
  16. Follow the on-screen prompts.
  17. Complete one more rinse cycle. Fill with 8 cups of fresh water. Press the “Activate Clean Cycle” button to continue to rinse cycle.
  18. Once the rinse cycle has been completed, dip a disposable cloth into the clean water and wipe down the interior surfaces and shelves of the ice maker.
  19. Drain the reservoir using the front drain tube and press the “Activate Clean Cycle” button to end the cycle.

Your Forge Clear Ice Maker is now ready for use.

 

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