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Care And Cleaning; Automatic Ice Maker - Kenmore 2539368010 Owner's Manual

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Care and Cleaning
Short vacations:
Leavethe refrigerator operating du_ing vacations of 1 to 3 weeks
Use up all 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 wilt be gone ] month or more Turn
the control to OFF and disconnect the power If the unit has an automatic ice
malcer, turn off the ice maker and turn the water supply valve to the closed °_
position Defrost and clean the iqterior thoroughly
Leave both doors open to
prevent odor and mold buildup Block open if necessary
When moving the refrigerator, follow these guidelines to prevent
• Remove all food and other items from both the refrigerator and freezer
Empty the ice storage bin Defrost and clean the
interior thoroughly
° If a hand truck is used in moving, load the refrigerator from the side
- Turn front rollers asfar up as possible (some models) This will protect them
during sliding or moving
• The cabinet should be well padded and handled with care DO NOT
Ice Maker
If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker, it wil! 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
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
tt is
best to connect the ice maker to water that is not softened
Chemicals from a
malfunctioning softener can damage the ice maker If 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 signa! arm
will hit the ice when the ice container is full
Ice Maker
t tce stored too long 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 wifl 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
6 Stop the ice maker when cleaning the freezer or for short vacations
7 tf the ice maker will be turned off for a long period of time, turn the water supply
valve to the closed position

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