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Kenmore 1608 - Elite 19.7 cu. Ft. Chest Freezer Use And Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Gu[a para su uso y cuidado
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179
Sears Canada,
inc., Toronto,
(April 2009)



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  • Page 1 Freezer Use & Care Guide Congelador Gu[a para su uso y cuidado Cong_lateur Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. Sears Canada, inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada IViSB 2B8 297311000 (April 2009)
  • Page 2 .... 2 Do not attempt to install or operate your unit until you Important Safety Instructions ....have read the safety precautions in this manual. Safety Kenmore Appliance Warranty ....items throughout this manual are labeled with a Danger, Protection Agreements ......
  • Page 3 READ ALL iNSTRUCTiONS BEFORE USING THiS ELECTRICAL INFORMATION FREEZER. These guidelines must be followed to ensure that safety mechanisms in the design of this freezer will FOR YOUR SAFETY operate properly. Do not store or use gasoline, or other flammable vapors Refer to the serial plate for correct electrical rating.
  • Page 4 Kenmore Elite Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if any non-consumable part of this appliance other than the sealed refrigerant system fails due to a defect in material and workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME®...
  • Page 5 Master P rotection A greements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. You r new Ken more ®product is designed and man ufactu red for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That's when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.
  • Page 6 This Owner's Guide provides specific operating instruc- tions for your model. Use the freezer only as instructed in this Owner's Guide. Before starting the freezer, follow these important first steps. iNSTALLATiON Plastic Choose a place that is near a grounded electrical ig Feet outlet.
  • Page 7 DOOR REMOVAL (UPRIGHT MODELS) If door must be removed: COOL DOWN PERIOD Gently lay freezer on its back, on a rug or blanket. For safe food storage, allow 4 hours for the freezer Remove two base screws and base panel. Remove to cool down completely.
  • Page 8 Deluxe Electronic Temperature Contro( (Some Upright Frost Free Models) Refer to the Electronics Control Guide supplied when you pur- chase a deluxe electronic upright model. See Figure 3 for deluxe electronics control panel. FREEZER "[EMP QUICK FREEZE ALARM ¢ ..RESET Upright Models Upright Models...
  • Page 9 HIGH-TEMP ALARM SWITCH (SOME MODELS) DROP FRONT SHELF (UPRIGHT MODELS) An audible alarm will sound if the freezer temperature reaches The Drop Front Shelf, located at the bottom of the freezer, unsafe levels. The alarm operates on household electricity. If the provides a separate compartment for small irregular power fails, the alarm will not perform.
  • Page 10 PIZZA SHELF (SOME UPRIGHT MODELS) Here is the place to store up to four extra-large boxes of frozen pizza without ever having to dig them out from beneath a pile of other stored goods. To change the location of the pizza shelf: support the _Damp objects stick to...
  • Page 11 To Defrost Models without Defrost Drain: • Place towels or newspapers on the freezer bottom to catch the U09 Models frost. The frost will loosen and fall. Only • Remove the towels and/or newspapers. • If the frost is soft, remove it by using a plastic scraper. If the frost is glazed and hard, fill deep pans with hot water and place Drain them on the freezer bottom.
  • Page 12 NOTE: Do not open freezer door unnecessarily if freezer is off for several hours. If a power failure occurs, frozen foods will stay frozen for at least 24 hours if the freezer is kept closed. If the power failure continues, pack seven or eight pounds of dry ice into the freezer every 24 hours.
  • Page 13 TROUBLESHOOTING Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. This list includes common occurences that are not the result of defective workmanship or GUIDE materials in this appliance. PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION FREEZER DOES NOT RUN Freezer does not run.
  • Page 14 PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION SOUND AND NOISE (Cont.) Popping or cracking sound , Metal parts undergo expansion , This is normal. Sound will level off or disappear as when compressor comes on. and contraction, as in hot water freezer continues to run. pipes.
  • Page 15 SEARS MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT If you have any suggestions that would help us to improve Maintain thevalueofyour Kenmore@ freezer with a Sears our assembly/operation instructions or this product, please Maintenance Agreement. Sears freezers are designed, write them down, including the information listed below...

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