Odor In Freezer - Kenmore 2872 - 16.7 cu. Ft. Upright Freezer Use And Care Manual

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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 freezer
when
compressor
comes
on.
and contraction,
as in hot water
continues
to run.
pipes.
Bubbling
or gurgling
sound,
• Refrigerant
(used to cool
• This is normal.
like water
boiling,
freezer)
is circulating
throughout
the system.
Vibrating
or rattling
noise.
• Freezer
is not level. It rocks on
the floor when it is moved
slightly.
• Floor is uneven
or weak.
Freezer
rocks on floor when it is
moved slightly.
• Freezer
is touching
the wall.
• Level the unit. Refer to "Leveling"
in the First
Steps
Section.
• Ensure floor can adequately
support
freezer.
Level the
freezer
by putting wood or metal shims
under part of the
freezer.
• Relevel
the freezer
or move freezer
slightly.
Refer to
"Leveling"
in the First
Steps
Section.
WATER/MOISTURE/FROST
INSIDE FREEZER
• This is normal.
Moisture forms on inside
freezer wails,
• Weather
is hot and humid,
which increases
internal
rate of
frost build-up.
• Door may not be seating
properly.
• Door is kept open too long, or is
opened
too frequently.
• See "DOOR
PROBLEMS"
Section.
• Open the door less often.
WATER/MOISTURE/FROST
OUTSIDE FREEZER
Moisture
forms
on ouside
of
• Door may not be seating
• See "BOOR
PROBLEMS"
Section.
freezer,
properly,
causing
the cold air
from inside the freezer
to meet
warm moist air from outside.
ODOR IN FREEZER
Odors
in freezer
] • Interior needs to be cleaned.
• Clean
interior
with sponge,
warm water, and baking
soda.
/
• Foods with strong
odors are in
• Cover the food tightly.
the freezer.
DOOR PROBLEMS
Door
will not close.
• Freezer
is not level. It rocks on
the floor when it is moved
slightly.
• Floor is uneven
or weak.
Freezer
rocks on floor when it is
moved slightly.
• This condition
can force the cabinet
out of square
and
misalign
the door. Refer to "Leveling"
in the First
Steps
Section.
• Level the floor by using wood or metal shims
under the
freezer
or brace floor supporting
the freezer.
LIGHT
BULB
IS NOT
ON
Light
bulb
is not on.
• Light bulb is burned
out.
• Follow directions
under "Interior
Light" in the Freezer
Features
Section.
• No electric
current
is reaching
• See "FREEZER
DOES
NOT RUN"
Section.
the freezer.
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