Kenmore 795.5185 series Use & Care Manual
Kenmore 795.5185 series Use & Care Manual

Kenmore 795.5185 series Use & Care Manual

Side-by-side refrigerator


Use & Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
English / Español
Side-by-Side Refrigerator
Refrigerador de Dos Puertas
= color number, número de color
P/N MFL63288307-1
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3


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Summary of Contents for Kenmore 795.5185 series

  • Page 1 Manual de Uso y Cuidado English / Español Models/Modelos: 795.5185*, 795.5186* Side-by-Side Refrigerator Refrigerador de Dos Puertas = color number, número de color P/N MFL63288307-1 Sears Brands Management Corporation Sears Canada Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3 ®...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Warranty Freezer Section ................Protection Agreements Ice Storage Bin ..........24 ..........Important Safety Instructions Water Filter ............. 25 ........ Electrical & Grounding Requirements Care And Cleaning ......... 29 ....Parts and Features ............Refrigerator Installation ......9-14 Outside ............
  • Page 3: Warranty

    United States, and is void in Canada, if the appliance is ever used for other than private household purposes. For warranty coverage details to obtain free repair or replacement, visit the web page: This warranty covers ONLY defects in material and workmanship, and will NOT pay for: 1.
  • Page 4: Protection Agreements

    Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new ® Kenmore Elite product is designed and manufactured • $300 Food Loss Protection for any food spoilage that for years of dependable operation. But like all products, is the result of mechanical failure of any covered it may require preventive maintenance or repair from refrigerator or freezer.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS This guide contains many important safety messages. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. It alerts you to safety messages that inform you of hazards that can kill or hurt you or others, or cause damage to the product.
  • Page 6 WARNING • Before service is performed on the interior LED lighting, • DO NOT touch the automatic ice making mechanism while the refrigerator is plugged in. unplug the refrigerator or turn oç power at the circuit breaker or fuse box. •...
  • Page 7: Electrical & Grounding Requirements

    CFC/HCFC DISPOSAL Your old refrigerator may have a cooling system If you are throwing away your old refrigerator, make that used CFCs or HCFCs (chlorop uorocarbons or sure the refrigerant is removed for proper disposal hydrochlorop uorocarbons). CFCs and HCFCs are by a qualio ed technician.
  • Page 8: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features of the refrigerator. NOTE: erent m odels. The refrigerator you have purchased m ay have som e or all of the item s listed below. The locations of the features shown below m ay not m atch your m odel. Automatic Icemaker Refrigerator Light (LED) Freezer Light (LED)
  • Page 9: Refrigerator Installation

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION WARNING WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard: Excessive Weight Hazard: The refrigerator is heavy. When moving the refrigerator Use two or more people to move and install the for cleaning or service, be sure to protect oor. refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or Always pull the refrigerator straight out when moving it.
  • Page 10: Installation

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION WARNING WARNING Be careful when you work with the hinge, stopper, etc. Shock Hazard: You may be injured. To avoid risk of injury or electrical shock, do not put To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not install the hands or metal objects into the air vents or bottom refrigerator in a wet or damp area.
  • Page 11: Removing/Replacing Your Refrigerator And Freezer Handles And Doors

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION NOTE: Removing the doors is the recommended procedure when it is necessary to move the refrigerator through a narrow opening. If it is necessary to remove the handles, follow the directions below. HOW TO REMOVE REFRIGERATOR Mounting fasteners DOOR HANDLE NOTE: Handle appearance may vary from the illustrations on this page.
  • Page 12: Removing And Replacing

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION REMOVING AND REPLACING hinge REFRIGERATOR DOORS cover WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard: upper Use two or more people to remove and install the wire refrigerator doors. Failure to do so can result in back or hinge harness other injury. 1.
  • Page 13 REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION Removing the right (refrigerator) door Reinstalling the left (freezer) door wire harness 1. Feed the water tubes through the lower hinge pin 1. Open the door. Remove the top hinge cover screw. and place the door onto the lower hinge pin. Water 2.
  • Page 14: Leveling And Door Alignment

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION LEVELING 2. Open both doors again and check to make sure that they close easily. If the doors do not close easily, tilt After installing, plug the refrigerator’s power cord into a the refrigerator slightly more to the rear by turning 3-prong grounded outlet and push the refrigerator into the both leveling legs counterclockwise.
  • Page 15: Using Your Refrigerator

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR SETTING THE CONTROLS CONTROL PANEL FEATURES The refrigerator control functions as the thermostat for the entire appliance (refrigerator and freezer sections). The colder the setting, the longer the compressor will run to keep the temperature colder. The freezer control adjusts ow from the freezer to the refrigerator.
  • Page 16 USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR Accela Ice CAUTION Demo Mode (For Store Use Only) When you p ress and hold the Ice Maker button for approximately three seconds, the Accela Ice icon on The Demo Mode disables all cooling in the the display panel will illuminate and will continue for refrige rator and freezer sections to conserve energy while on display in a retail store.
  • Page 17: Automatic Icemaker

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR AUTOMATIC ICEMAKER WARNING Ice is made in the automatic icemaker and sent to the dispenser. The icemaker will produce 7 cubes per cycle Personal Injury Hazard -approximately 70-120 cubes in a 24-hour period, Avoid contact with the moving parts of the ejector depending on freezer compartment temperature, room mechanism, or the heating element that releases temperature, number of door openings and other...
  • Page 18 USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR AUTOMATIC ICEMAKER (continued) CAUTION rst ice and water dispensed may include particles lling it with water or odor from the water supply line or the water tank. or other beverages. Splashing may occur if ice is dispensed into a glass that already contains liquid. rst few batches of ice (about 24 cubes).
  • Page 19: Food Storage Guide

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR FOOD STORAGE GUIDE STORING FROZEN FOOD Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and NOTE: Check a freezer guide or a reliable cookbook moisture-proof material unless otherwise noted. This for further information about preparing food for prevents food odor and taste transfer throughout the freezing or food storage times.
  • Page 20: Refrigerator Section

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR REFRIGERATOR SECTION WATER AND ICE DISPENSER To dispense cold water, push on the dispenser switch with a glass. WARNING: Do no t put your ngers up the ice chute opening. Doing so can result in severe injury. CAUTION: Do not dispense ice ne china or crystal glasses.
  • Page 21: Refrigerator/Freezer Door Bins

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR NOTE: When removing or installing the lower REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER DOOR BINS refrigerator drawer, lift the cover to help remove or insert the drawer. The refrigerator and freezer feature bins which can easily be arranged to store packaged products. To remove, holding both sides, lift the door bin and pull it out.
  • Page 22: Refrigerator/Freezer Shelves

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER SHELVES Assembling the shelf Tilt the front of the shelf up and guide the shelf into the The shelves in your refrigerator and freezer are slots at a desired height. Slide the shelf in then lower the adjustable to meet your individual storage needs.
  • Page 23: Grab-N-Go

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR GRAB-N-GO CAUTION: Remove contents from GRAB-N-GO case before disassembly. The GRAB-N-GO compartment allows for easy access to commonly used food items. The outer GRAB-N-GO door includes three additional door bins. 1 To remove the GRAB-N-GO case, lift up and pull out. GRAB-N-GO Compartment 2 To replace the GRAB-N-GO case, line the tabs on Press until...
  • Page 24: Freezer Section

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR FREEZER SECTION ICE STORAGE BIN The ice bin stores the ice cubes made by the icemaker. If you need to remove the ice storage bin, do so as follows: NOTE: Use both hands to remove the ice bin to avoid dropping it.
  • Page 25: Water Filter

    WATER FILTER WATER FILTER lter: Approximately every 6 months. lter indicator turns on. When the water dispenser output decreases. When the ice cubes are smaller than normal. Rotate the water 1. Remove the old water lter. lter up into Press the push button to open the position and lter cover.
  • Page 26: Performance Data Sheet

    WATER FILTER Performance Data Sheet ADQ7361340 Use Replacement Cartridge: The concentration of the indicated substances in water entering the system was reduced to a concentration less than or equal to the permissible limit for water leaving the system as specio ed in NSF/ANSI Standard 42 and Standard 53. System tested and certio ed by NSF International against NSF/ANSI Standard 42 and Standard 53 for the reduction of substances listed below.
  • Page 27 WATER FILTER WARNING Application Guidelines/Water Supply Parameters Service Flow 0.5 gpm (1.9 lpm) To reduce the risk associated with choking: Do not Community or private well - Water Supply allow children under 3 years of age to have access to Potable Water small parts during the installation of this product.
  • Page 28 WATER FILTER Water Treatment Device Certificate Number 9 09 - Date Issued: December 15, 2009 Manufacturer: Sears Roebuck and Co. The water treatment device(s) listed on this certificate have met the testing requirements pursuant to Section 116830 of the Health and Safety Code for the following health related contaminants: Microbiological Contaminants and Turbidity Inorganic/Radiological Contaminants Lead...
  • Page 29: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING INSIDE WALLS (allow freezer to warm up so WARNING the cloth will not stick) To help remove odors, you can wash the inside of the refrigerator with a mixture of baking soda and warm water. Mix 2 tablespoons of baking soda to 1 quart of water (26 g soda to 1 liter water.) Be sure the baking soda is completely dissolved so it does not scratch the surfaces of the refrigerator.
  • Page 30: Led Light Replacement

    CARE AND CLEANING WHEN YOU MOVE LED LIGHT REPLACEMENT When you are moving your refrigerator to a new home, WARNING follow these steps to prepare it for the move. Electrical Shock Hazard 1. Remove all food from the refrigerator and pack all frozen food in dry ice.
  • Page 31: Connecting The Water Line

    CONNECTING THE WATER LINE BEFORE YOU BEGIN WHAT YOU WILL NEED • Copper Tubing, ¼ in. outer This water line installation is not covered by the refrigerator diameter, to connect the refrigerator warranty. Follow these instructions carefully to minimize the to the water supply.
  • Page 32 CONNECTING THE WATER LINE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 5. TIGHTEN THE PIPE CLAMP Tighten the clamp screws until the sealing washer Install the shutoç valve on the nearest frequently used begins to swell. drinking water line. NOTE: Do not overtighten clamp or you may crush the 1.
  • Page 33 CONNECTING THE WATER LINE 8. FLUSH OUT THE TUBING 10. TURN THE WATER ON AT THE SHUTOFF VALVE Tighten any connections that leak. Turn the main water supply on and p ush out the tubing until the water is clear. Shut the water oç...
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting Guide

    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE COOLING Before conducting troubleshooting, make sure that the following basic requirements are met: Service Flow 0.5 gpm (1.9 lpm) Water Supply Potable Water Water Pressure 40-120 psi (276 - 827 kPa) Water Temperature 33°F - 100°F (0.6°C - 38°C) 115 Volts, 60 Hz, AC only, and fused Electrical Ratings at 15 amperes (minimum).
  • Page 35 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE COOLING Problem Possible Causes Solutions Refrigerator or Refrigerator was recently installed. It may take up to 24 hours for each compartment to Freezer section is too reach the desired temperature. warm. Air vents are blocked. Rearrange items to allow air to p ow throughout the compartment.
  • Page 36 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE COOLING/ICE & WATER Problem Possible Causes Solutions Food is freezing Food with high water content was Rearrange items with high water content away from in the refrigerator placed near an air vent. air vents. compartment. Refrigerator temperature control is set If the temperature is too cold, adjust the control one incorrectly.
  • Page 37 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE ICE & WATER Problem Possible Causes Solutions Icemaker is not Doors are opened often or for long If the doors of the unit are opened often, ambient making enough ice periods of time. air will warm the refrigerator which will prevent the (continued).
  • Page 38 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE ICE & WATER Problem Possible Causes Solutions Icemaker is not Refrigerator was recently installed or It may take up to 24 hours for each compartment to making ice. icemaker recently connected. reach the desired temperature and for the icemaker to begin making ice.
  • Page 39 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE ICE & WATER Problem Possible Causes Solutions Ice has bad taste or Water supply contains minerals such A water o lter may need to be installed to eliminate odor. as sulfur. taste and odor problems. NOTE: In some cases, a o lter may not help. It may not be possible to remove all minerals / odor / taste in all water supplies.
  • Page 40 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE NOISE Problem Possible Causes Solutions Clicking The defrost control will click when Normal Operation the automatic defrost cycle begins and ends. The thermostat control (or refrigerator control on some models) will also click when cycling on and oç . Rattling Rattling noises may come from the Normal Operation...
  • Page 41 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE PARTS AND FEATURES Problem Possible Causes Solutions Doors will not close Food packages are blocking the door Rearrange food containers to clear the door and door correctly or pop open. shelves. open. Ice bin, crisper cover, pans, shelves, Push bins all the way in and put crisper cover, pans, door bins, or baskets are out of shelves and baskets into their correct positions.
  • Page 42: Diagnostics

    Diagnostics Diagnostics (on some models) Should you experience any problems with your refrigerator, it has the capability of transmitting data 3. Hold the mouthpiece of your phone in front of the via your telephone to the Diagnostics Team. speaker that is located on the right hinge of the This gives you the capability of speaking directly to refrigerator door, when instructed to do so by the call our trained specialists.
  • Page 43 NOTES...
  • Page 44 Kenmore For Sears Home Services in-home repair of all Kenmore major appliances. For the replacement parts, accesories and Use &Care Guides that you need to do-it-yourself. For professional installation of major home appliances and items like air conditioners water heaters.

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