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Automatic Ice Maker (Some Models) - Kenmore 253.78296895 Owner's Manual

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Care and Cleaning
(continued)
the refrigerator
control to OFF and disconnect
the power tf the unit has an automatic
ice maker, turn off the ice maker and turn the water supply valve to the closed position
Defrost and clean the interior thoroughly
Leave both doors open to prevent odor and
mold buildup
Block open if necessary
When moving
the refrigerator,
follow
these guidelines
to prevent
damage:
Remove all food
and other
items from
both
the refrigerator
and freezer
compartments
Empty the ice storage
bin
Defrost
and clean the interior
thoroughly
If a hand truck is used in moving,
toad the refrigerator
from the side
Turn front
rollers as far up as possible
This will protect
them
during
sliding
or moving.
The cabinet should be well padded and handled with care
DO NOT DROP.
Automatic
Ice Maker
tf your refrigerator
has an automatic
ice maker, it will provide a continuous
supply of
ice for normal use The automatic
ice maker is an optional
accessory which may be
installed in most models at any time
Call your local dealer for installation
Signal Arm
After the plumbing
connections
have been completed,
the water
supply valve must
be opened
Place the ice container
under the ice maker, pushing
it as far back as
possible
Lower the wire signal arm to its "down"
or ON position
Because of new
plumbing
connections,
the first production
of ice cubes may be discolored
or have an
odd flavor. Throw the ice away until the cubes made are free of discoloration
and
taste
_
Remember that water quality determines your ice quality
It is best
to connect the ice maker to water that is not soft
Softening chemicals
can damage
the ice maker
tf the ice maker is connected
to soft water, ensure the softener is
maintained
and working
properly
To stop the ice maker, lift the wire signal arm until it clicks and locks in the "up"
or OFFposition The ice maker turns off automatically when the ice container is full
If your model has an adjustable freezer shelf, place the shelf so the wire signal arm
will hit the ice when the ice container is full
Ice Maker
Tips
1
ice stored too tong may develop an odd flavor Empty the container and be sure the
wire signal arm is in its "down"
or ON position
The ice maker will then produce
more ice
2
Occasionally
shake the container to keep ice separated
3
Keep the wire signal arm in its "up"
or OFF position
until the refrigerator
is
connected
to the water supply or whenever water supply is turned
off
4
Certain
sounds
are normal
when
the ice maker' is operating°
They are:
Motor
operation
Ice being loosened from the tray
Ice being dropped
into the container
Running water
Water valve opening
and closing
For more information
on these operations,
see "Normal
Operating
Sounds "
5
Wash ice container
in warm water with mild detergent
Rinse well and dry
8

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