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Kenmore 2872 - 16.7 cu. Ft. Upright Freezer Use And Care Manual page 7

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NOTE: Yourfreezermayhavesome,
o r all of the
features listed below. Become familiar with these
features, and their use and care.
POWER
ON LIGHT
The yellow
Power
On indicator
light indicates
that the freezer
is
properly
connected
to electrical
power.
The light glows
even
when the temperature
control
is turned
to OFF.
If the light goes
out, refer to Freezer
Does Not Run Section
in the Trouble-
shooting
Guide.
If the freezer
appears
to be operating,
the
light element
may be burned
out. Call an authorized
servicer
for replacement.
TEMP ALARM (SOME MODELS)
This feature
is designed
to provide
a warning
if the inside
temperatures
reach
an unsafe
level.
The Temp.
Alarm
Feature
operates
on household
electricity.
It will not function
if house-
hold electricity
is interrupted.
Indicator
Lights
and
Switches
In Handle
&
Pop Out Key
Chest Models
Upright Models
When
the freezer
is initially
plugged
in, the red Temp.
Alarm
Indicator
Light
blinks.
The indicator
light will continue
to blink
until the freezer
has reached
a safe freezing
temperature.
If a
malfunction
causes
an unsafe
temperature
inside
the freezer,
the red light will blink and the buzzer
will sound.
To silence
the
buzzer,
press
the ALARM
OFF button.
The Indicator
Light will
continue
to blink
until a safe freezing
temperature
is again
reached.
If the ALARM
OFF button
is not pressed,
the buzzer
will turn
itself
off automatically
after 48 hours,
but the red Temp Alarm
Light
will continue
to blink.
Temp
Alarm
Function
Indicator
Light
Light out, silent
Normal
operation
buzzer
Blinking
RED light,
Initial installation
or extended
silent buzzer
power outage
indicates
warm
temperature.
Blinking
RED light,
Warm temperature
condition.
To
buzzer sounding
silence
buzzer_ press TEMR
ALARM
OFF button. See
Troubleshooting
Guide
for
possible
problems.
HIGH-TEMP
ALARM
SWITCH
(SOME MODELS)
An audible
alarm
will sound
if the freezer
temperature
reaches
unsafe
levels.
The alarm
operates
on household
electricity.
If
the power
fails,
the alarm
will not perform.
An ON/OFF
switch
allows
the high temperature
alarm
to be
deactivated
if desired.
NOTE:
You must open
the freezer
door to
view the alarm
switch.
The freezer
is shipped
with the switch
in
the OFF position.
After the freezer
has run long enough
to
lower the temperature,
you may set the switch
to the ON
position.
To activate
the alarm,
set the switch
to the ON position.
To deactivate
the alarm,
set the switch
to the OFF position.
Blue
High-Temp Alarm Switch
BLUE DEFROST
BUTTON
(SOME CHEST MODELS)
IMPORTANT:It is time to defrost and clean the freezer when the
blue defrost button is completely
covered with frost.
QUICK
FREEZE
(SOME
MODELS)
To activate
the Quick
Freeze
feature,
push the switch
to the ON
position.
The green
light will appear,
and the freezer
will run
continuously
(except
when
in Flash
Defrost),
driving
freezer
temperature
to the coldest
possible
temperatures.
The switch
automatically
turns
off after 24 hours.
Use this feature
just prior
to adding
large
quantities
of unfrozen
foods
(not to exceed
3
pounds
per cubic
foot of freezer
space).
FLASH
DEFROST
(SOME
MODELS)
NOTE:
The Temp
Alarm
should
be turned
off when freezer
is
being defrosted.
The Flash
Defrost
feature
will defrost
the
freezer
in a fraction
of the time usually
required.
To defrost,
remove
all food,
and follow
these
steps:
Pull out the Flash
Defrost
plunger.
Leave
door open
while
defrosting.
(Closing
the freezer
lid/door
will push
in the
plunger,
and the Flash
Defrost
will be turned
off.)
Push the Flash
Defrost
plunger
in to restart
freezer
after
defrosting.
Turn
on the Temp Alarm
after freezer
has reached
freezing
temperatures.
Flash Defrost Plunger - Chest Models
Flash Defrost Plunger - Upright Models

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