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ELECTRICAL INFORMATION
These guidelines must be followed to ensure that
safety mechanisms in the design of this freezer will
operate properly.
• Refer to the serial plate for correct electrical rating.
The power cord of the appliance is equipped with a
three-prong grounding plug for your protection against
shock hazards. It must be plugged directly into a prop-
erly grounded three- prong receptacle, protected with a
15 amp time delay fuse or circuit breaker. The recep-
tacle must be installed in accordance with local codes
and ordinances. Consult a qualified electrician. Recep-
tacles protected by Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
(GFIC) are NOT RECOMMENDED. Do not use an
extension cord or adapter plug.
• If voltage varies by 10% or more, freezer performance
may be affected. Operating freezer with insufficient
power can damage the motor. Such damage is not
covered under the warranty. If you suspect your house
hold voltage is high or low, consult your power company
for testing.
• To prevent the freezer from being turned off
accidentically, do not plug unit into an outlet controlled
by a wall switch or pull cord.
• Do not pinch, knot, or bend the cord in any manner.
OTHER PRECAUTIONS
• Never unplug the freezer by pulling on the cord.
Always grip the plug firmly, and pull straight out from
the receptacle.
NOTE: Turning the temperature control to OFF turns off the
compressor, but does not disconnect the power to the light
bulb or other electrical components.
electric shock. Do not use an extension
cord or an adapter plug. Do not remove
any prong from the power cord.
Avoid fire hazard or
FREEZER WARRANTY
FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY ON FREEZER
For one year from the date of purchase, when this freezer
is operated and maintained according to the instructions
provided in this Owner's Guide, Sears will repair this freezer,
free of charge, if defective in material or workmanship.
FULL FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY ON SEALED
REFRIGERATION SYSTEM
For five years from the date of purchase, when this freezer
is operated and maintained according to the instructions
provided in this Owner's Guide, Sears will repair the sealed
system (consisting of refrigerant,connecting tube, and
compressor), free of charge, if defective in material or
workmanship.
The above freezer warranty applies only to freezers which
are used for storage of food for private household purposes.
FOOD LOSS COVERAGE LIMITATION
If promptly reported to your nearest Sears store or Service
Center, Sears will reimburse you up to a total of $100.00
for the value of food, as verified by Sears, lost while stored
in the freezer when used for private household purposes
as a result of:
1. Defects that occur during the first year following the date
of purchase.
2. Failure of the sealed refrigeration system (including
refrigerant, connecting tubing, and compressor), due to
defects that occur during the second through fifth year
after purchase. If freezer is used for other than private
household purposes, Sears will not be responsible for
any food loss. Food losses resulting from other than the
above stated defects, such as natural spoilage, power
interruption, inadequate power, manual disconnect of
power supply, fire damage, water damage, theft, etc.,
are beyond our control and are not covered by Sears.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of
incidental or consequential damages, so the above
limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This war-
ranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have
other rights which vary from state to state.
Warranty service is available by contacting the NEAREST
SEARS SERVICE CENTER/DEPARTMENT in the United
States. See the back page of this manual.
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Dept. 817WA
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
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