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Care And Cleaning - Kenmore 253.78296895 Owner's Manual

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Care and Cleaning
I_Damp
objects stick to cold
metal surfaces Do not touch refrigerated
surfaces w th wet or damp hands
Keep your refrigerator
and freezer clean to prevent odor build-up, Wipe up any spills
immediately and clean both sections at least twice a year Never use metallic scouring
pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners or strong alkaline solutions on any surface Do not wash
any removable parts in a dishwasher
Always
unplug the power
cord from the wall outlet
before
c/eaningo Turning the
refrigerator control to OFF does not disconnect power to the controls, lig ht bulb, or other
electrical components
Inside
Wash inside surfaces of the refrigerator
and freezer with a solution
of 2 tablespoons
baking soda in 1 quart warm water
Rinse and dry thoroughly
Be sure to wring
excess
water
out of sponge
or doth before
cleaning
around
the controls,
light bulb or
any electrical
parts.
Wash removable parts such as shelvesand drawers with baking soda solution or mild
detergent and warm water DO NOT USE HARSH CLEANERSON THESE SURFACES,
Rinseand dry thoroughiy Clean the door gaskets with mild suds, rinse with clear water
and wipe dry Do not use razor bladesor other sharp instruments which can scratch the
appliance surfacewhen removing adhesive labels Any glue left from the tape or energy
label can be removed with a mixture of warm water and mild detergent, or, touch the
residue with the sticky side of tape already removed DO NOT REMOVE THE SERIAL
PLATE.
_To
avoid damage and hetp
the refrigerator
run as efficiently
as
possible, clean the condenser and air
vents periodically
Ai_ Vents
Air Vents on Lower Access Panel
Outside
Clean stainless steel front and handles with hot soapy water and a dishcloth
Rinse
with clean water and a soft cloth
Wipe stubborn
spots with
an ammonia-soaked
paper towel, and rinse
Cleaners made especially for stainless steel, such as 5heita
Shine, trademark
of Sheila Shine, tnc, Stainless Steel Magic, trademark
of Magic
American
Corp,
or similar products are suggested
Always follow
manufacturer's
instructions
Wash the rest of the cabinet with warm water and mild liquid detergent
Rinse well, and wipe dry with a clean soft cloth,
Remove any dust or dirt from the front of the toe grill using a vacuum cleaner with its
dusting tool attachment
Remove the toe grill by pulling it straight out While the grill is
removed, vacuum the backside of the grill and wipe with a sudsy cloth or sponge,
Periodically clean the condenser (black tubes and wires beneath the refrigerator,
behind
the toe grill) Do not allow lint or dust to accumulate on the coils lnsed, a long handled
brush or vacuum attachment
between the two coils to bring the lint forward
To replace
the toe grill, line up tabs ,with holes and push grill straight on l_'*,_-'_i_I,J_llUse caution
when
cleaning
in the area of the coils, Surfaces
there may be sharp,
The air vents on the lower access panel at the rear of the refrigerator
should be cleaned
periodically
Clean the vents by using a vacuum cleaner with its dusting tool attachment
When moving the refrigerator,
pull straight out Do not shift the refrigerator
from side
to side as this may tear or gouge the floor covering
If the refrigerator
has an automatic
ice maker, be careful not to move the refrigerator
beyond plumbing
connections
Replacing
the
Light
Bulb
To replace
the light
bulb:
1
Unplug the refrigerator
2
Wear gloves as protection
against possible broken glass
3
Replace old bulb with an appliance
bulb of the same wattage
4
Remember to plug tlne refrigerator
back in
Vacation
and Moving
Tips
Short vacations:
Leave the refrigerator
operating
during vacations of 1 to 3 weeks.
Use up atI perishable items from the refrigerator
section Wrap and store other items
in the freezer
If the unit has an automatic
ice maker, turn off the ice maker
Long vacations:
Remove all food and ice if you wit! be gone ! month or more Turn

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