Leveling And Door Alignment - Kenmore 795.5185 series Use & Care Manual

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REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION
LEVELING
After installing, plug the refrigerator's power cord into a
3-prong grounded outlet and push the refrigerator into the
nal position.
Your refrigerator has two front leveling legs—one on the
right and one on the left. Adjust the legs to alter the tilt
from front-to-back or side-to-side. If your refrigerator
seems unsteady, or you want the doors to close more
easily, adjust the refrigerator's tilt using the instructions
below:
NOTE: Tools Required: / " (18mm) wr
screwdriver.
1. Turn the leveling leg counterclockwise to raise that side
of the refrigerator or clockwise to lower it. It may take
several turns of the leveling leg to adjust the tilt of the
refrigerator.
Left leveling
leg
NOTE: Having someone push backward against the top of
This makes it easier to adjust the legs.
Height
difference
difference
CHANGE FILTER
C
C
PRESS & HOLD
F
F
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16
Height
difference
Height
difference
CHANGE FILTER
C
C
PRESS & HOLD
F
F
of the leveling legs.
Right leveling leg
Height
2. Open both doors again and check to make sure that
they close easily. If the doors do not close easily, tilt
the refrigerator slightly more to the rear by turning
both leveling legs counterclockwise. It may take
several more turns, and you should turn both leveling
legs the same amount.
DOOR ALIGNMENT
If the doors are still uneven after the refrigerator has
been levele
instructions below.
at blade
Adjusting tools: 5/16" (8mm) wrench and 3/4" (19mm)
wrench
Height
difference
Using a 3/4" (19mm) wrench, turn the keeper nut
clockwise to loosen the keeper nut.
Using a 5/16" (8mm) wrench, turn the adjustment hinge
pin clockwise or counterclockwise to level the refrigerator
and freezer door.
After leveling the door, turn the keeper nut
counterclockwise to tighten it.
CAUTION: Do not overtighten the door adjustment
screw. The hinge pin can be pulled out. (The adjustable
range of height is a maximum of 2" [5 cm]).
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nish adjusting the doors by following the
Height
difference
C
C
CHANGE FILTER
F
F
PRESS & HOLD
Down
Up
1 keeper nut
2 Adjustment
hinge pin
3 Tool for
adjustment

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