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Care And Cleaning - Kenmore 7997 - 19.0 cu. Ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator Use And Care Manual

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Lights do not
work
The power
supply
cord
is unplugged.
A light
bulb
is loose
in the socket
A light bulb has burned out.
Firmly plug the cord into a live outlet with proper voltage.
Either unplug the refrigerator
or turn off power at the circuit
breaker
or fuse box. Gently
remove the bulb and reinsert.
Then plug in refrigerator
and reset the refrigerator
control.
Unplug the refrigerator
prior to the replacement.
Replace the
old bulb with a new 60 watts appliance
bulb with same size
and shape. (See Light Bulb Replacement
section)
Vibration
or
The refrigerator
is not resting solidly on the
Floor is weak or uneven or leveling
legs need adjusting.
See
rattling
noise
floor,
installation
section.
The refrigerator
that was replaced
was an older
Modern
refrigerators
with more storage space require more
model,
operating
time.
The room temperature
is warmer than normal.
The door is opened
often or a large amount
of
food has just been added.
Compressor
seems to run
too much
The compressor
will run longer under warm conditions.
At
normal
room temperatures,
expect
your motor to run about
40%
to 80% of the time. Under warmer
conditions,
expect
it to run even more often. This model is still more energy
emcient
than previous models.
Adding
food
and opening
the door warms the refrigerator.
It is norma! for the refrigerator
to run longer in order to cool
the refrigerator
back down. Adding
a large amount
of food
warms
the refrigerator.
In order to conserve energy, try to
get everything
you need out of the refrigerator
at once, keep
food organized
so it is easy to find, and close the door as
soon as the food is removed.
(See the Food Storage
Guide.)
The refrigerator
was recently
plugged
in and
The refrigerator
wiii take up to 24 hours to cool completely.
the refrigerator
control was set correctly.
The refrigerator
control is not set correctly
for
See the Adjusting
Control Settings section.
the surrounding
conditions.
The doors are not closed completely.
Firmly push the doors shut. If they will not shut all the way,
see "Doors will not close completely"
in troubleshooting
guide.
The back cover is dirty.
This prevents air transfer
and makes the motor work harder.
Clean the back cover. Refer to the Care and Cleaning
section.
The refrigerator
is not level.
See the Installation
section to
level
refrigerator.
Food packages
are blocking
the door open.
Rearrange
food
containers
to clear door and door shelves.
The ice bin, crisper covers, pans, shelves, door
Push bins all the way in and put crisper cover, pans, shevles
bins or baskets are out of position,
and baskets into their correct
positions.
See the Using Your
Refrigerator
section.
Doors will
not close
The gaskets are sticking.
Clean gaskets and the surfaces that they touch, rub a thin
coat of appliance
polish or kitchen
wax on the gaskets after
completely
cleaning.
The reflrgerator
wobbles
or seems unstable.
Level the reflgerator,
refer to the Door Closing and
Alignment
section.
The doors were removed
during
product
Remove
and replace
the doors according
to the
Removing,
installation and not properly
replaced.
Reversing
and Replacing
Refigerafor
Doors section or caiia
qualified
service techinician.
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