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Door Removal; Cool Down Period - Kenmore 2872 - 16.7 cu. Ft. Upright Freezer Use And Care Manual

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If door must be removed to fit through narrow doorways:
1. Gently lay freezer on its back, on a throw rug or
2. Remove the base panel by unscrewing two screws
from front of base panel. Remove wire from clips on
bottom of cabinet. (Figure 1 )
3. Unplug connector by holding the cabinet connector in
place, and pulling door connector out. (Figure 1)
4. At the top of the cabinet, lift up plastic hinge cover, and
fold back. (Figure 2)
5. Use a Phillips® screwdriver to loosen and retighten
the screws on the top hinge to insure a secure
assembly, and prevent hinge slippage.
6. Remove the top hinge from cabinet, and lift door off
lower hinge pin.
7. After door is removed, remove the two screws from the
bottom hinge.
8. To replace door, reverse above order.
Base Panel Screws
_ -12 2-_/-_
Hinge Screws
Cabinet Connector
Hinge Cover
Upright Freezer Door Adjustments
Figure 2
* The freezer should be located in the coolest area of the
room, away from heat producing appliances or heating
ducts, and out of direct sunlight.
Let hot foods cool to room temperature before placing in
the freezer. Overloading the freezer forces the compres-
sor to run longer. Foods that freeze too slowly may lose
quality or spoil.
Be sure to wrap foods properly, and wipe containers dry
before placing them in the freezer. This cuts down on
frost build-up inside the freezer.
Freezer shelves should not be lined with aluminum foil,
wax paper, or paper toweling. Liners interfere with cold
air circulation, making the freezer less efficient.
Organize and label food to reduce door openings and
extended searches. Remove as many items as needed
at one time, and close the door as soon as possible.
For safe food storage, allow 4 hours for the freezer to
cool down completely. The freezer will run continuously
for the first several hours. Foods that are already frozen
may be placed in the freezer after the first few hours of
operation. Unfrozen foods should NOT be loaded into
the freezer until the freezer has operated for 4 hours.
When loading the freezer, freeze only 3 pounds of
fresh food per cubic foot of freezer space at one time.
Distribute packages to be frozen evenly throughout the
freezer. It is not necessary to turn the control knob to a
colder setting while freezing food.
The temperature control is located inside the freezer on
upright models, and on the left outside wall on chest
models. The temperature is factory preset to provide
satisfactory food storage temperatures. However, the
temperature control is adjustable to provide a range of
temperatures for your personal satisfaction. If a colder
temperature is desired, turn the temperature control knob
toward COLDEST and allow several hours for temperatures
to stabilize between adjustments.

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