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Kenmore 7817 - 20.6 cu. Ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator Use And Care Manual

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Refrigerator
Top Mount
Use & Care Guide
Refrigerador
Congelador
Superior
Gu[a para su uso y cuidado
R_frig_rateur
Compartirnents
Superposes
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
Estates,
IL 60179
U.S.A.
Sears Canada,
Inc., Toronto,
Ontario, Canada
M5B 2B8
m
www.sears.com
241815202
(Jan 2008)

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  Summary of Contents for Kenmore 7817 - 20.6 cu. Ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator

  • Page 1 Refrigerator Top Mount Use & Care Guide Refrigerador Congelador Superior Gu[a para su uso y cuidado R_frig_rateur Compartirnents Superposes Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www.sears.com Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8 241815202 (Jan 2008)
  • Page 2: For Your Safety

    Congratulations on your purchase of a new refrigerator! We here at Sears are very proud of our product and we are completely committed to providing you with the best service possible. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We know you'll enjoy your new refrigerator and ThankYou FOR YOUR SAFETY for choosing our product.
  • Page 3: Appliance Warranty

    KENIVIORE APPLIANCE WARRANTY OneYear Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one ELECTRICAL iNFORMATiON year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME® •...
  • Page 4 Master Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ®product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That's when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.
  • Page 5: Door Opening

    DOOR OPENING This Use & Care Manual provides specific operating instructions for your model. Use the refrigerator only as Your refrigerator should be positioned to allow easy access to instructed in this Use & Care Manual. Before starting the a counter when removing food. To make this possible, the refrigerator, follow these important first steps.
  • Page 6 To ConnectWater Supply LineTo ice Maker inlet Valve Disconnect refrigerator from electric power source. Place end of water supply line into sink or bucket. Turn ON water supply and flush supply line until water is clear. Turn OFF water supply at shutoff valve. Unscrew plastic cap from water valve inlet and discard cap.
  • Page 7 Plastic Door Sto # Handle Tools Necessary: Screw -- Putty Knife Hinge Phillips'" head Quadrex'" head Socket Adjustable Wrench Wrench screwdriver DOOR REMOVAL AND REVERSAL INSTRUCTIONS: Top Hinge Cover Remove toe grille. Remove top hinge cover. Trace around the hinge with a soft lead pencil. This makes reinstallation easier.
  • Page 8 TO REMOVE REFRIGERATOR HANDLE: (Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off.) Remove two screws attaching handle to top of refrigerator door. Swing top of handle away from door and slide handle down and off of dovetail button. TO REMOVE FREEZER HANDLE:...
  • Page 9 TO REMOVE REFRIGERATOR HANDLE: TO REMOVE FREEZER HANDLE: (Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off,) (Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off.) Remove two screws attaching handle to top of Remove two screws attaching handle to bottom of refrigerator door.
  • Page 10 TO ATTACH FREEZER HANDLE: Place rounded part of handle onto shoulder screw on face of door and align the 2 holes in bottom of handle with the 2 holes in bottom of door. Handle should mounted with set screw facing towards center of door.Do not tighten the set screw yet.
  • Page 11 Freezer Light ice IVlaker _ ice Bucket _ _-Fixed Door Bin Freezer Shelf Freezer Control Door Rack Refrigerator Control Dairy Door Dell Drawer Cover Tall Bottle Retainer Dell Drawer _ Half Shelf -- Snugger Wine Rack Door Bin Full Shelf _ Special item Rack -j -_---- Fixed...
  • Page 12: Cool Down Period

    COOL DOWN PERIOD TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT To ensure safe food storage, allow the refrigerator to operate • Adjust temperature gradually: move the knob in small with the doors closed for at least 8 to 12 hours before loading increments, allowing the temperature to stabilize.
  • Page 13: Shelf Adjustment

    DOOR STORAGE Door bins, shelves, and racks are provided for convenient storage of jars, bottles, and cans. Frequently used items can be quickly selected. Some models have door racks or bins that can accommodate gallon-sized SHELF ADJUSTMENT plastic drink containers economy-sized jars and Refrigerator shelves are easily adjusted to suit individual...
  • Page 14 FREEZER T ILT OUT CRISPERS (SOME MODELS) DOOR RACK The crispers, located under the bottom refrigerator shelf, are designed for storing fruits, vegetables, and other fresh produce. Wash items in clear water and remove excess water before placing them in the crispers.
  • Page 15: Energy Saving Ideas

    ENERGY SAVING iDEAS FOOD STORAGE iDEAS Locate the refrigerator in the coolest Fresh Food Storage part of the room, out of direct • The fresh food compartment should be kept between 34°F sunlight, and away from heating and 40 ° F with an optimum temperature of 37 °...
  • Page 16 If yourrefrigerator hasanautomatic icemaker, itwillprovide a iCE MAKER TiPS sufficient supply o ficefornormal use. D uring t heinitial startup • Ice cubes stored too long may develop an odd flavor. ofyourrefrigerator, noicewill b eproduced during thefirst24 Empty the ice container and ensure that the wire signal hours ofoperation.
  • Page 17: Understanding The Sounds You May Hear

    UNDERSTANDINGTHE SOUNDSYOU MAY HEAR A. Evaporator The flow of refrigerant through the evaporator Your new high-efficiency refrigerator may make unfamiliar sounds. These are all normal sounds and soon will become create a boiling or gurgling sound. familiar to you. They also indicate your refrigerator is operating B.
  • Page 18 Keep yourrefrigerator and freezer clean toprevent odor b uild-up. Wipe upanyspills immediately andclean both sections atleast twice ayear. Never u seany type ofscouring pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners orstrong a lkaline solutions onanysurface. Donot wash anyremovable parts inadishwasher. Always unplug the electrical power cord from the waft outlet before cleaning.
  • Page 19: Freezer Light Bulb

    NEVER CLEAN CONDENSER (SOME MODELS) If your refrigerator is _ear gloves to avoid cuts when equipped with a Defrost Never Clean condenser, there's no need to clean the condenser under normal operating conditions. If the refrigerator is operated under particularly dusty or greasy conditions, or if there is significant Defrost Water Pan (some models)
  • Page 20 Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. This Common list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship Occurrences or materials in this appliance. • Ensure plug is tightly pushed into electrical outlet. •...
  • Page 21 Your Home For expert troubleshooting and home solutions advice: www.managemyhome.com For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, or heating and cooling systems, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement parts, accessories owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself.

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