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Kenmore 253.17202 Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
English / Español / Français
Models/Modelos/Modèles: 253.17202*, 17802*, 27002*, 27003*, 27009*, 27702*
Kenmore Elite
P/N A01062103 (1505)
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Manual de Uso y Cuidado Guide d’utilisation et d’entretien English / Español / Français Models/Modelos/Modèles: 253.17202*, 17802*, 27002*, 27003*, 27009*, 27702* Kenmore Elite ® Freezer Congelador Congélateur P/N A01062103 (1505) Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Record Model/ Important Safety Serial Numbers Instructions Please read and save Definitions these instructions This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. This Use & Care Guide provides specific Obey all safety messages that follow this operating instructions for your model.
  • Page 3 Important Safety Instructions Child Safety Electrical information • The appliance must be plugged into Destroy or recycle the carton, plastic its own dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC bags, and any exterior wrapping material only electric outlet. The power cord immediately after the unit is unpacked.
  • Page 4: Warranty Information

    Warranty Information KENMORE ELITE LIMITED WARRANTY WITH PROOF OF SALE, the following warranty coverage applies when this appliance is correctly installed, operated and maintained according to all supplied instructions. FOR ONE YEAR from the date of sale this appliance is warranted against defects in material or workmanship.
  • Page 5: Master Protection Agreements

    Master Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore Elite product is ® designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That’s when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.
  • Page 6: First Steps

    First Steps This Use & Care Guide provides general NOTE installation and operating instructions The exterior walls of the appliance for your model. We recommend using a may become quite warm as the service or kitchen contracting professional compressor works to transfer heat from to install your appliance.
  • Page 7 First Steps Once the inside surface snaps in CAUTION place, continue the process by rolling the handle clip slightly To allow door to close and seal outward and pressing down firmly properly, DO NOT let food packages to snap onto the outside surface. extend past the front of shelves.
  • Page 8: Energy-Saving Tips

    Energy-Saving Tips • The appliance should be located in the coolest area of the room, away from heat producing appliances or heating ducts, and out of direct sunlight. • Let hot foods cool to room temperature before placing in the unit. Overloading the appliance forces the compressor to run longer.
  • Page 9: Optional Features

    Setting the Optional Features Temperature Control Cool Down Period NOTE • For safe food storage, allow 4 hours Your appliance may have some, or all of for the unit to cool down completely. the features listed below. Become familiar The appliance will run continuously with these features, and their use and care.
  • Page 10 Optional Features the options menu on the control panel In the Sabbath mode, the High Temp and press and hold the “set” button for 3 alarm is active for health reasons. If a seconds once the indicator is highlighted high temperature alarm is activated during next to “power off”.
  • Page 11: Alarm Function Table

    Optional Features Alarm Function Table Except during power loss, the red alarm light illuminates whenever there is an alarm status. Display Status Function Response Cabinet temperature Normal Operation None is displayed. Express Chill None Display is alternating Freezer temperature Make sure power is connected. between temp and “Hi”.
  • Page 12: Care & Cleaning

    Optional Features Care & Cleaning Adjustable Interior Shelves CAUTION (some upright models) Damp objects stick to cold metal Multi-position adjustable interior shelves surfaces. Do not touch interior metal can be moved to any position for larger surfaces with wet or damp hands. or smaller packages.
  • Page 13 Care & Cleaning • Replace the drain plug when defrosting • Pull out the drain plug inside the freezer and cleaning are completed. If the (see figure 4). Defrost water will drain drain is left open, warm air may enter out.
  • Page 14: Power/Freezer Failure

    Care & Cleaning Power/Freezer Failure Cleaning the Outside NOTE Wash the cabinet with warm water and Do not open freezer door unnecessarily if mild liquid detergent. Rinse well and wipe freezer is off for several hours. dry with a clean soft cloth. If a power failure occurs, frozen foods will stay frozen for at least 24 hours if the WARNING...
  • Page 15: Before You Call

    Before You Call TROUBLESHOOTING Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. This list includes common occurrences that are not the result GUIDE of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. CONCERN POTENTIAL CAUSE COMMON SOLUTION APPLIANCE OPERATION Appliance does...
  • Page 16 Before You Call CONCERN POTENTIAL CAUSE COMMON SOLUTION SOUND AND NOISE Louder sound levels • Modern appliances • This is normal. When the surrounding noise whenever appliance have increased level is low, you might hear the compressor is on. storage capacity running while it cools the interior.
  • Page 17 Before You Call CONCERN POTENTIAL CAUSE COMMON SOLUTION DOOR PROBLEMS Door will not close. • Appliance is not • This condition can force the cabinet out level. It rocks on of square and misalign the door. Refer to “Leveling” in First Steps. the floor when it is moved slightly.

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