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Energy-Saving Tips; Setting The Temperature Control - Kenmore 253.70722 Use & Care Manual

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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.
• Level the unit so the doors
close tightly.
• Do not overcrowd the unit or block cold
air vents. Doing so causes the appliance
to run longer and use more energy.
Shelves should not be lined with aluminum
foil, wax paper or paper toweling. Liners
interfere with cold air circulation, making
the appliance less efficient, which could
cause food spoilage.
• Cover foods and wipe containers dry
before placing them in the unit. This cuts
down on moisture build-up inside the unit.
• Organize and label food to reduce door
openings and extended searches. Remove
as many items as needed at one time, and
close the door as soon as possible.
Setting the
Temperature Control
Cool Down Period
• For safe food storage, allow 4 hours for
the appliance to cool down completely.
The unit will run continuously for the first
several hours.
Temperature Control
Electromechanical Temperature Control
The electromechanical temperature control
is located inside the appliance on upright
models, and on the left exterior wall on
chest models. The temperature is factory
preset to provide satisfactory food storage
temperatures. However, the temperature
control is adjustable to provide a range of
temperatures for your personal satisfaction.
To adjust the temperature setting, turn the
temperature control knob clockwise or
counterclockwise. Allow several hours for the
temperature to stabilize between adjustments.