Cleaning The Outside - Kenmore 2872 - 16.7 cu. Ft. Upright Freezer Use And Care Manual

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After defrosting, wash inside surfaces of the freezer with a
solution of two tablespoons of baking soda in one quart
(1.136 litres) warm water. Rinse and dry. Wring excess
water out of the sponge or cloth when cleaning in the area
of the controls, or any electrical parts.
Wash the removable parts and door basket with the baking
soda solution mentioned above, or mild detergent and
warm water. Rinse and dry. Never use metallic scouring
pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners, or alkaline solutions on
any surface. Do not wash removable parts in a dishwasher.
Wash the cabinet with warm water and mild liquid deter-
gent. Rinse well and wipe dry with a clean soft cloth.
Replace parts and food.
if leaving the freezer
door open while on vacation,
certain that children cannot get into
the freezer and become entrapped.
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. Look in the Yellow Pages under
Dry Ice, Dairies, or Ice Cream Manufacturers for local dry
ice suppliers. Always wear gloves and use caution when
handling dry ice.
if the freezer has stopped
operating, see Freezer Does
Not Run in the Troubleshooting
Guide. If you cannot
solve the problem, call an authorized servicer immediately.
If the freezer remains off for several hours, follow the
directions above for the use of dry ice during a power
failure. If necessary, take the food to a local locker plant
until the freezer is ready to operate. Look in the Yellow
Pages under Frozen Food Locker Plants.
Short Vacations:
Leave the freezer operating during vacations of less
than three weeks.
Long Vacations:
If the freezer will not be used for several months:
• Remove all food and unplug the power cord.
• Clean and dry the interior thoroughly.
• Leave the freezer door open slightly, blocking it open if
necessary, to prevent odor and mold growth.
When moving the freezer, follow these guidelines
to prevent damage:
Disconnect the power cord plug from the wall outlet.
Remove foods, then defrost, and clean the freezer.
Secure all loose items such as base panel, baskets, and
shelves by taping them securely in place to prevent
In the moving vehicle, secure freezer in an upright
position to prevent movement.
Also protect outside of
freezer with a blanket, or similar item.

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