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Kenmore 970F44853 Series Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
English / Français
Kenmore Elite
P/N A01061103 (1712)
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Guide d’utilisation et d’entretien English / Français Model/Modèle: 970F44853* Kenmore Elite ® Freezer Congélateur P/N A01061103 (1712) Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. Sears Canada Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Record Model/ Important Safety Serial Numbers Instructions Please read and save these instructions Safety Precautions This Use & Care Guide provides specific Do not attempt to install or operate your unit operating instructions for your model. Use until you have read the safety precautions your unit only as instructed in this guide.
  • Page 3 Important Safety Instructions • Do not operate the unit in the presence of IMPORTANT explosive fumes. Your old unit may have a cooling system that • Remove and discard any spacers used to used CFCs or HCFCs (chlorofluorocarbons secure the shelves during shipping. Small or hydrochlorofluorocarbons).
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions the unit with insufficient power can Grounding type wall receptacle damage the motor. Such damage is not covered under the warranty. Do not, under any circumstances, • Do not plug the unit into an outlet cut, remove, controlled by a wall switch or pull cord to or bypass the prevent the appliance from being turned...
  • Page 5: Features At A Glance

    Features at a Glance *Features may vary according to model. Ice Maker Electronic Control Ice Bin Air Filter Air Ba e Tw o Liter Adjustable Door Bins Glass Lighting Shelves Upper Freezer Basket Soft Freeze Bin Lighting Full Width Door Bins Lower Freezer Basket...
  • Page 6: Installation

    Installation Required Tools: Component Provided: (OR) Phillips™ Hinge Head or #2 Square Drive Screw Head This Use & Care Guide provides general installation and operating instructions for your model. We recommend using a service or kitchen contracting professional to Socket Adjustable ⅜"...
  • Page 7: Door Removal Instructions

    Door Removal Instructions Door Handle Mounting Instructions Remove handle from carton and any other protective packaging. Position handle end caps over upper and lower pre-installed shoulder bolts (A) that are fastened into door, ensuring the holes for the set screws are facing towards the outside of door if it is a single unit installation, or towards the refrigerator door if...
  • Page 8: Leveling Instructions

    Leveling Instructions The unit must have all bottom corners resting • Slide second unit into place leaving a firmly on a solid floor. The floor must be strong minimum gap of ” between units for enough to support a fully loaded appliance. door swing clearance.
  • Page 9 Leveling Instructions Door Removal If door must be removed: Unplug the unit or switch the breaker that supplies power to the unit to the off position. Remove the plastic top hinge cover. Hold the door in place while removing the top hinge from the cabinet. 4.
  • Page 10: Controls

    Controls Setting the Electronic 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. Electronic Control The Electronic Control is located inside the appliance. Temperature is factory preset to provide satisfactory food storage temperatures.
  • Page 11 Controls Control Lock To disable the keypads on the control, begin by pressing the CONTROL LOCK key for 3 seconds until “LO” is displayed for 1 second. With the control locked, when keys are pressed on the control panel, “LO” will be displayed. To unlock the control, press the CONTROL LOCK key for 3 seconds.
  • Page 12 Controls Sabbath Mode The Sabbath mode is a feature that disables portions of the appliance and its controls in accordance with observance of the weekly Sabbath and religious holidays within the Orthodox Jewish community. To initiate or exit Sabbath Mode, simultaneously press and hold the CONTROL LOCK and TEMP MODE keys for 3 seconds.
  • Page 13 Controls Alarms There are 4 possible conditions that will cause the alarm tone to sound. High Temp Alarm If the temperature inside the cabinet has exceeds 23ºF (-5ºC), the HIGH TEMP LED will illuminate, and, after 1 hour, the HIGH TEMP Alarm will sound with 4 short beeps every ½...
  • Page 14: Changing The Filter

    Changing the Filter LED Lighting Air Filter Replacing LED Lights (select models) The air filter is located inside one of the To Replace LED Lights: 2-Liter Door Bins. The air filter cover is Unplug the power cord. located on the upper right side of the Remove light cover by pushing up control box.
  • Page 15: Connecting Water Supply

    Connecting Water Supply be moved out for cleaning (as shown). WARNING • A shutoff valve to connect the water supply line to your household water To avoid electric shock, which can cause system. DO NOT use a self-piercing type death or severe personal injury, disconnect shutoff valve.
  • Page 16: Ice Service

    Connecting Water Supply Ice Service If you use stainless steel tubing - the nut and If your appliance has an automatic ice maker, ferrule are already assembled on the tubing. it will provide a sufficient supply of ice for Slide compression nut onto valve inlet and normal use.
  • Page 17: Storage Features

    Ice Service • Ice cubes stored too long may develop an Leveling Bracket odd flavor. Empty the ice container and ensure that the wire signal arm is in its “down” or ON position. The ice maker will then produce more ice. Container •...
  • Page 18 Storage Features Replace the shelf by inserting the hooks at rear of the shelf into the wall bracket. Lower the shelf into the desired slots and lock into position. Insert into slots Freezer Baskets The freezer baskets are ideal for large items or items that do not store well on the Full-Width Door Bins shelves.
  • Page 19: Storing Food

    Storing Food Energy-Saving Tips Frozen Food Storage Installation • Keep the freezer compartment at 0° F • Locate the freezer in the coolest part of or lower. the room, out of direct sunlight, and away from heating ducts or registers. •...
  • Page 20: Care & Cleaning

    Care & Cleaning Protecting Your Investment CAUTION Keeping your appliance clean maintains its • Pull the freezer straight out to move appearance and prevents odor build-up. it. Shifting it from side to side may Wipe up any spills immediately and clean damage flooring.
  • Page 21 Care & Cleaning Care and Cleaning Tips Part Cleaning Agents Tips and Precautions Interior • Soap and water • Use 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 quart of warm water. & Door • Baking soda • Be sure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth Liners and water before cleaning around controls, light bulb or any...
  • Page 22: Before You Call

    Before You Call TROUBLESHOOTING Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. This list includes common occurrences that are not the result of GUIDE defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. CONCERN POTENTIAL CAUSE COMMON SOLUTION APPLIANCE OPERATION Appliance does...
  • Page 23 Before You Call CONCERN POTENTIAL CAUSE COMMON SOLUTION Longer sound levels • Appliance operates at • This is normal. Sound will level off or when compressor higher pressures during disappear as appliance continues to run. comes on. the start of the ON cycle. Popping or cracking •...