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Understanding Sounds You May Hear - Kenmore 7997 - 19.0 cu. Ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator Use And Care Manual

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UNDERSTANDING
SOUNDS YOU MAY HEAR
Your new refrigerator
may make sounds that your old one did
not make. Because the sounds are new to you, you might
be
concerned
about them. Most of the new sounds are normal.
Hard surfaces,
like the floor, walls and cabinets,
can make
the sounds seem louder than they actually
are. The following
describes
the kinds of sounds and what may be making them.
° The defrost
timer will click when the automatic
defrost
cycle
begins and ends. The thermostat
control
(or refrigerator
control,
depending
on the model)
will also click when cycling
on and off:.
° Rattling noises may come from the flow of refrigerant,
the
water
line, or items stored on top of the refrigerator.
° Your refrigerator
is designed
to run more emcientiy
to keep
your food items at the desired temperature.
° The high emciency
compressor
may cause your new
refrigerator
to run longer than your old one, and you may
hear a pulsating
or high-pitched
sound.
You may hear the evaporator
fan motor
circulating
the air
through
the refrigerator
and freezer compartments.
As each cycle ends, you may hear a gurgling
sound due to
the refrigerant
flowing
in your refrigerator.
Contraction
and expansion
of the inside wails may cause a
popping
noise.
Water
dripping
on the defrost
heater during a defrost
cycle
may cause a sizzling sound.
You may hear air being forced
over the condenser
by the
condenser
fan.
° You may hear water
running into the drain pan during the
defrost
cycle.
The power supply cord is unplugged.
Firmly plug the cord into a live outlet with proper
voltage
(see
Electrical
& Grounding
Requirements).
A household
fuse has blown or a circuit
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
breaker
has tripped.
The refrigerator
is in the defrost
cycle.
Wait
about 30 minutes for defrost
cycle
Refrigerator
is
to end.
not cooling
The control
panel lights are blinking
sequentially
(1-2-3-4-5):
The refrigerator
has been
put into
the store
Demo
(Demonstration)
Mode.
To exit the Demo
Mode:
1. Open
both
refrigerator
and
freezer
doors.
2. Push in both
door
switches
and
at the same
time
press and
hold
the Temperature
Adjust
button
for 5 seconds.
Door switches
Temp. Adjust Button
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