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Kenmore Appliance Warranty - Kenmore 253 Use & Care Manual

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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
properly grounded three-prong receptacle, protected with
a 15 amp time delay fuse or circuit breaker. The
receptacle must be installed in accordance with local
codes and ordinances. Consult a qualified electrician.
Receptacles protected by Ground Fault Circuit
• 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.
• To defrost freezer, always unplug unit first.
• Never unplug the freezer by pulling on the cord.
Always grip the plug firmly, and pull straight out from
the receptacle.
• 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


One Year Limited Warranty
When installed, operated and maintained according to all
instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance
fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one
year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME
arrange for free repair.
If this appliance is used for other than private family
purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the
date of purchase.
This warranty covers only defects in material and
workmanship. Sears will NOT pay for:
1. Expendable items that can wear out from normal use,
including but not limited to filters, belts, light bulbs and
2. A service technician to instruct the user in correct
product installation, operation or maintenance.
3. A service technician to clean or maintain this product.
4. Damage to or failure of this product if it is not installed,
operated or maintained according to all instructions
supplied with the product.
5. Damage to or failure of this product resulting from
accident, abuse, misuse or use for other than its
intended purpose.
6. Damage to or failure of this product caused by the use
of detergents, cleaners, chemicals or utensils other
than those recommended in all instructions supplied
with the product.
7. Damage to or failure of parts or systems resulting from
unauthorized modifications made to this product.
Disclaimer of implied warranties; limitation of remedies
Customer's sole and exclusive remedy under this limited
warranty shall be product repair as provided herein. Implied
warranties, including warranties of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to one year or
the shortest period allowed by law. Sears shall not be
liable for incidental or consequential damages. Some
states and provinces do not allow the exclusion or limita-
tion of incidental or consequential damages, or limitations
on the duration of implied warranties of merchantability or
fitness, so these exclusions or limitations may not apply
to you.
This warranty applies only while this appliance is used in
the United States and Canada.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may
also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Dept. 817WA, Hoffman Es-
tates, IL 60179
Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8



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