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Kenmore 795.7409 Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
English
Models: 795.7409*
Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
*
= color number
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
www.kenmore.com
www.sears.com
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3
www.sears.ca

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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide English Models: 795.7409* Bottom Freezer Refrigerator = color number Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www.kenmore.com www.sears.com Sears Canada Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3 www.sears.ca...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Water Dispenser ........... 24 Connecting the Water Line ...... 35-37 Refrigerator Shelves ..........Troubleshooting Guide ......38-45 Humidity Controlled Crisper ......26 Kenmore Connect™ ......... 46 Temperature Controlled Pantry Drawer ..26 Service ..........Back Cover Door Bin ............27 Air Filter ............27...
  • Page 3: Warranty

    WARRANTY REFRIGERATOR WARRANTY KENMORE ELITE LIMITED WARRANTY WITH PROOF OF SALE, the following warranty coverage applies when this appliance is correctly installed, operated and maintained according to all supplied instructions. To arrange for warranty service, call: 1-800-4-MY-HOME® (1-800-469-4663) FOR ONE YEAR from the date of sale this appliance is warranted against defects in material or workmanship.
  • Page 4: Protection Agreements

    Master Protection Agreements Power surge protection • against electrical damage due to power fluctuations. Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore Elite ® product is designed and manufactured • $250 Food Loss Protection annually for any food for years of dependable operation. But like all products,...
  • 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 replacing a burned-out or broken light bulb, • DO NOT touch the automatic ice making mechanism while the refrigerator is plugged in. unplug the refrigerator or turn off power at the circuit breaker or fuse box in order to avoid contact with a live •...
  • 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 (chlorofluorocarbons or sure the refrigerant is removed for proper disposal hydrochlorofluorocarbons). CFCs and HCFCs are by a qualified technician. If you intentionally release believed to harm stratospheric ozone if released to the refrigerant, you may be subject to fines and imprisonment atmosphere.
  • Page 8: Parts And Features

    NOTE: This guide covers several different models. The refrigerator you have purchased may have some or all of the items listed below. The locations of the features shown below may not match your model. Refrigerator Light Control Panel Icemaker Kenmore Connect™ Speaker Water Filter Ice Bin Air Filter Fixed Door Bins...
  • Page 9: Refrigerator Installation

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

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION PRIOR TO USE INSTALLATION (continued) 1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe off all 1. To avoid noise and vibration, the unit must be leveled dust that accumulated during shipping. and installed on a solidly constructed floor. If required, adjust the leveling legs to compensate for unevenness of the floor.
  • Page 11: Removing/Replacing Your Refrigerator And Freezer Handles, Doors And Drawers

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION NOTE: Removing the doors is always recommended 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 DOOR HANDLE Fasteners NOTE: Handle appearance may vary from the illustrations on this page.
  • Page 12 REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION NOTE: Removing the doors is always recommended 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 FREEZER DOOR HANDLE NOTE: Handle appearance may vary from the illustrations on this page.
  • Page 13 REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION REMOVING AND REPLACING CAUTION: Before you begin, remove food and bins from the doors. REFRIGERATOR DOORS WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard: Use two or more people to remove and install the refrigerator doors. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
  • Page 14 REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION Reinstalling the Refrigerator Door Right Door Left Door 1. Lower the door onto the middle hinge pin (9). 2. Fit the top hinge (4) over the hinge lever latch (5) and 1. Lower the door onto the middle hinge pin (10). into place.
  • Page 15 REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION HOW TO INSTALL THE FREEZER DRAWER OW TO REMOVE THE FREEZER DRAWER HOW TO REMOVE THE FREEZER DRAWER HOW TO INSTALL THE FREEZER DRAWER HOW TO REMOVE THE FREEZER DRAWER HOW TO INSTALL THE FREEZER DRAWER WARNING: Use two or more people to remove and Fully extend the rails by grasping each rail, slide with WARNING: Use two or more people to remove and...
  • Page 16: Leveling And Door Alignment

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION LEVELING AND DOOR ALIGNMENT 2. Open both doors again and check to make sure that they close easily. If the doors do not close easily, tilt Leveling the refrigerator slightly more to the rear by turning both leveling legs to the left. It may take several more After installing, plug the refrigerator’s power cord into a 3-prong grounded outlet and push the refrigerator into the turns, and you should turn both leveling legs the same...
  • Page 17: Using Your Refrigerator

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR SETTING THE CONTROLS Temperature • The Refrigerator Temp Control ranges from 33°F to NOTE: When changing control settings, wait 24 hours 46°F (1°C to 8°C). Press the Refrigerator Temp button before making additional adjustments. The controls are set to cycle through the available temperature settings one correctly when milk or juice is as cold as you would like increment at a time.
  • Page 18 USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR Air Filter Dispenser Light This light has three settings: On, Off and Dim. Select The Air Filter helps remove odors from the the Dim option at night. The light will automatically refrigerator. The Air Filter has two settings, Auto and turn on at full brightness when the dispenser pad is MAx.
  • Page 19 USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR Door Alarm Demo Mode (For Store Use Only) The Demo Mode disables all cooling in the refrigerator • When power is connected to the refrigerator, the door and freezer sections to conserve energy while on display alarm is initially set to ON. When you press the Door in a retail store.
  • Page 20: In-Door Ice Bin

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR IN-DOOR ICE BIN 2. To remove the in-door ice bin, grip the front handle, slightly lift the lower part, and slowly pull out the bin CAUTION as shown. Keep hands and tools out of the ice compartment door and dispenser chute.
  • Page 21: Automatic Icemaker

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR AUTOMATIC ICEMAKER WARNING Ice is made in the automatic icemaker and sent to the dispenser. The icemaker will produce 70-182 cubes in Personal Injury Hazard a 24-hour period, depending on freezer compartment DO NOT place fingers or hands on the automatic ice temperature, room temperature, number of door openings making mechanism while the refrigerator is plugged in.
  • Page 22 USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR AUTOMATIC ICEMAKER (continued) CAUTION WHEN TO SET ICEMAKER TO OFF • The first ice and water dispensed may include particles • When the water supply will be shut off for several or odor from the water supply line or the water tank. hours.
  • Page 23: 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 24: Refrigerator Section Water Dispenser

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR REFRIGERATOR SECTION WATER DISPENSER To dispense cold water, push on the dispenser switch WARNING: Do not put your fingers up the ice chute with a glass. opening. Doing so can result in severe injury. NOTE: The dispenser is equipped with a light that CAUTION: Do not dispense ice into fine china or turns on when the dispenser pad is engaged.
  • Page 25: Refrigerator Shelves

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR REFRIGERATOR SHELVES To reinstall a shelf—Tilt the front of the shelf up and REFRIGERATOR SHELVES To reinstall a shelf—Tilt the front of the shelf up and REFRIGERATOR SHELVES To reinstall a shelf—Tilt the front of the shelf up and REFRIGERATOR SHELVES To reinstall a shelf—Tilt the front of the shelf up and...
  • Page 26: Humidity Controlled Crisper

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR HUMIDITY CONTROLLED CRISPER CONVENIENCE BIN The crispers provide fresher tasting fruit and vegetables by Open and close by pulling the handle of the lid. letting you easily control humidity inside the drawer. You can control the amount of humidity in the moisture- sealed crispers by adjusting the control to any setting between VEGETABLES and FRUIT.
  • Page 27: Door Bin

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR DOOR BIN After changing the filter, push and hold the Air Filter button for three seconds to reset the filter sensor. The door bins are removable for easy cleaning and adjustment. NOTE: To purchase a replacement air filter, visit a Sears store or call 1-800-4-MY-HOME .
  • Page 28: Pullout Drawer

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR PULLOUT DRAWERS 2. To replace, slightly tilt up the front of the drawer, insert the drawer into the frame, and push it back into PULLOUT DRAWER 2. To Install, slightly tilt up the front and insert the drawer place.
  • Page 29: Water Filter

    WATER FILTER USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR 2. Replace with a new water filter. WATER FILTER REFRIGERATOR SHELVES To reinstall a shelf—Tilt the front of the shelf up and • Take the new guide the shelf hooks into the slots at a desired height. It is recommended that you replace the water filter: The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to meet Then, lower the front of the shelf so that the hooks...
  • Page 30 WATER FILTER Performance Data Sheet Use Replacement Cartridge: 04609690000P 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 specified in NSF/ANSI Standard 42 and Standard 53. System tested and certified by NSF International against NSF/ANSI Standard 42 and Standard 53 for the reduction of substances listed below.
  • Page 31 WATER FILTER WARNING Application Guidelines/Water Supply Parameters Service Flow 0.5 gpm (1.9 lpm) To reduce the risk associated with ingestion of Water Supply Potable Water contaminants: Do not use with water that is Water Pressure 20-120 psi (138 - 827 kPa) microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality Water Temperature 33°F - 100°F (0.6°C - 38°C)
  • Page 32 WATER FILTER State of California Department of Public Health Water Treatment Device Certificate Number 09 - 2019 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...
  • Page 33: 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 34: Light Bulb Replacement

    CARE AND CLEANING LIGHT BULB REPLACEMENT WHEN YOU MOVE When you are moving your refrigerator to a new home, WARNING follow these steps to prepare it for the move. 1. Remove all food from the refrigerator and pack all Electrical Shock Hazard frozen food in dry ice.
  • Page 35: 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 36 CONNECTING THE WATER LINE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 5. TIGHTEN THE PIPE CLAMP Tighten the clamp screws until the sealing washer Install the shutoff valve on the nearest frequently used begins to swell. drinking water line. NOTE: Do not overtighten clamp or you may crush the 1.
  • Page 37 CONNECTING THE WATER LINE 8. FLUSH OUT THE TUBING 10. TURN THE WATER ON AT THE SHUTOFF VALVE Turn the main water supply on and Tighten any connections that leak. flush out the tubing until the water is clear. Shut the water off at the water valve after about one quart of water has been flushed through the tubing.
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting Guide

    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE 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 20-120 psi (138 - 827 kPa) Operating Ambient 55°F - 110°F Temperature Limits 115 Volts, 60 Hz, AC only, and fused Electrical Ratings at 15 or 20 amperes.
  • Page 39 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 flow throughout the compartment.
  • Page 40 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 air in the refrigerator placed near an air vent. vents. compartment. Refrigerator temperature control is set If the temperature is too cold, adjust the control one incorrectly.
  • Page 41 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 42 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 43 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE ICE & WATER Problem Possible Causes Solutions Ice has bad taste or Water supply contains minerals such A water filter may need to be installed to eliminate odor. as sulfur. taste and odor problems. NOTE: In some cases, a filter may not help. It may not be possible to remove all minerals / odor / taste in all water supplies.
  • Page 44 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 off. Rattling Rattling noises may come from the Normal Operation...
  • Page 45 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE PARTS & 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 46: Kenmore Connect

    If you experience problems with your refrigerator, call 1-800-4MY-HOME (1-800-469-4663). Only use the Kenmore Connect™ feature when instructed to do so by the Kenmore Connect™ Team agent. The transmission sounds that you will hear are normal and sound similar to a fax machine.
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