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Ice Service - Kenmore 253.6000 Series Use & Care Manual

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ice Service
If your
refrigerator
has an automatic
ice
maker_ it wiHHprovide
a sufficient
suppHy
of ice for normaH use. Durincj the initiaH
startup
of your refricjerator,
however,
no
ice wiHHbe produced
during
the first 24
hours of operation.
Air in new plumbing
Hines may cause the ice maker
to cycHe
two or three times before
making
a fuHH
tray of ice. With
no usacj% it wiHHtake
approximately
one to two days to firththe
ice container.
New pHumbing connections
may cause
the first production
of ice cubes to be
discoHored
or have an odd flavor.
Discard
ice made
during
the first 24 hours.
NOTE
Automatic ice makers are aHso optionaH
accessories
that may be instaHHed
in most modeHs at any time. CaJl
1-800-4MY-HOME
® for information.
Turnlng your ice moker on
After the plumbing
connections
have been
compHeted, the water suppHy vaHve must
be opened.
PHace the ice container
under
the ice maker, pushing
it as far bacH<as
possibHe. Lower the wire sicjnaH arm to its
°'down" or ON
position.
Turnlng your ice rnoker off
Tostop the
ice maker,
ON
lift the
wire signaH
arm until
it chicks
and Hocks
in the "up"
or OFF
position.
The ice
ma ker
aHsoturns off: automaticaHHy when the ice
container
is fuHH.If your modeH has an
adjustabHe freezer sheHf_pHace the sheHf in
the Mower position, so that the wire signaH
arm wiHHhit the ice when the container
is fuHH.
mMPORTANT
Your ice maker is shipped from the factory
with the wire signal arm in the ON position.
To ensure proper function of your ice maker,
hook up water suppHy immediately
or turn
ice maker OFF by lifting the wire signal arm
untiHit chicks and Hocksin the UP position.
If the ice maker is not turned off: and the
water suppHy is not connected_ the water
valve wHHmake a Houd chattering noise.
Ice Procbction:
What To r:xpect
The ice maker
wiHHproduce
2 to 3 pounds
of ice every
24 hours dependincj
on usage
conditions.
Ice is produced
at a rate of 8
cubes every
75 to t60 minutes.
_
CAUTION
Chemicals
from a malfunctioning
softener
can damage
the ice maker.
(fthe (ce maker
(s connected
to soft
water,
ensure that the softener
(s
maintained
and work(rig
properly.
ke Moker Tips
* Ice cubes stored
too long may deveHop
an odd flavor.
Empty the ice container
and ensure that the wire sicjnaH arm is
in its _"down" or ON
position.
The ice
maker wiHHthen produce
more ice.
" OccasionaHHy shake the ice container
to
keep ice separated.
" Stop the ice maker
when cleaning
the
freezer
and during
vacations.
" if the ice maker
wiHHbe turned
off: for
a Honcj period
of timer turn the water
suppHy vaHve to a dosed
position.
NOTE
For information
on ice maker
noises, see
Normat
Operat(ng
Sounds
section.
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CAUT,ON
DO NOT p(ace the (ce container
(nyour
dishwasher.
" Wash the ice container
in warm
water
with
miHd detercjent
Rinse weHHand dry.
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