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Safety; Important Safety Instructions - Kenmore 75051 - 5,300 BTU Single Room Air Conditioner Owner's Manual

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The safety instructions below will tell you how to use your room air conditioner to avoid harm to yourself or
damage to your ROOM AIR CONDITIONER.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors
and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
Read product labels for flammability and other warnings.
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to
persons when using your air conditioner, follow basic
precautions, including the following:
• Be sure the electrical service is adequate for the model
you have chosen.
• If the air conditioner is to be installed in a window, you
will probably want to clean both sides of the glass first. If
the window is a triple-track type with a screen panel
included, you may want to remove the screen
completely before installation.
• Be sure the air conditioner has been securely and
correctly installed according to the separate installation
instructions provided with this manual. Save this manual
and installation instructions for possible future use in
removing or reinstalling this unit.
• Use gioves when handling the air conditioner. Be careful
to avoid cuts from sharp metal fins on front and rear coils.
The complete electrical rating of your new room air
conditioner is stated on the serial plate. Refer to the rating
when checking the electrical requirements.
• Be sure the air conditioner is properly grounded. To
minimize shock and fire hazards, proper grounding is
important. The power cord is equipped with a
three-prong grounding plug for protection against shock
• Your air conditioner must be plugged into a properly
grounded wall receptacle. If the wall receptacle you
intend to use is not adequately grounded or protected by
a time delay fuse or circuit breaker, have a qualified
electrician install the proper receptacle.
• Do not run air conditioner with a protective covering.
This could result in mechanical damage within the air
• De not use an extension cord or an adapter plug.
Avoid fire hazard or electric shock.
Do not use an extension cord or an adapter plug.
Do not remove any prong from the power cord.
Grounding type
wall receptacle
Power supply cord
with 3-prong
grounding plug
Do not under any
remove, or bypass
the grounding prong
from this plug.
• The capacity of the room air conditioner must fit the
room size for efficient and satisfactory operation.
• Install the room air conditioner on the shady side of your
home. A window that faces north is best because it is
shaded most of the day.
• Do not block air flow inside with blinds, curtains, or
furniture; or outside with shrubs, enclosures, or other
• Close the floor and wall registers and the fireplace
damper so cool air does not escape up the chimney and
into the duct work.
• Keep blinds and drapes in other windows closed during
the sunniest part of the day.
• Clean the air filter as recommended in the
MAINTENANCE section of this manual.
• Proper insulation and weather stripping in your home will
help keep warm air out and cool air in.
• External house shading with trees, plants or awnings will
help reduce the air conditioner's work load.
• Operate heat producing appliances such as ranges,
washers, dryers, and dishwashers during the coolest
part of the day.



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