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Kenmore 596.75522400 Use & Care Manual

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Part No. 12828112
Sears,
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Estates,
IL 60179 U.S.A.
www.seais.com
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  • Page 1 ® Bottom Freezer Refrigerator use& _ureGuide Refrigerador con congelador inferior Guiu deus0 y Cu_dud00 p_o33 RGfrigGrateur _ compartiment congGlateur infGrieur Guide d °u_H_su_on e_d°÷n_re_ieno pu_e 65 "-trio 596.75522400, 596.75523400, 596.75524400, 596.75529400, 596.75532400, 596.75533400, 596.75534400, 596.75539400, Part No. 12828112 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2 Jnstamlation ........... 7-13 Location Pullout Freezer Drawer Reinstallation of the Doors Measuring the Opening Door Reversal Transporting Your Refrigerator Handles Leveling Drawer Removal Connecting the Water Supply Opening and Closing Your Fresh Food Doors Temperature Controls ..........Touch Temperature Controls Fresh Food Features...
  • Page 3: What You Need To Know About Safety Instructions

    Importnnt Snfety Instructions Installer: Please leave this guide with this appliance. To reduce risk of injury or death, follow basic Consumer: Please read and keep this Use & Care precautions, including the following: Guide for future reference, it provides the proper use and maintenance information.
  • Page 4 Importnnt Snfety Instructions To reduce risk of fire, electric shock, serious not attempt service if instructions are not under- injury or death when using your refrigerator, stood or if they are beyond personal skill levek follow these basic precautions, including the Always disconnect refrigerator from electrical...
  • Page 5: Warranty

    It excludes original Kenmore ice and water filter cartridges, which Sears will replace, free of charge, for only 30 days from the date of purchase, if defective in material or workmanship.
  • Page 6: Protection Agreements

    We Service E_Expert service by our 12,000 professional repair What We Sell. specialists Your Kenmore _ product is designed, manufactured d Unlimited service and no charge for parts and tested to provide years of dependable operation.
  • Page 7: Installation

    Installation Your refrigerator was packed carefully for shipment. Leveling Remove and discard shelf packaging and tape. Do not remove the serial plate. Location To protect property and refrigerator from damage, observe the following: • Do not install refrigerator near oven, radiator or other •...
  • Page 8: Door And Drawer Removal

    Installation Using the hex head driver, turn each of these Unplug power cord from power source. adjustment screws (B) to raise or lower the rear of Remove toe grille and bottom hinge the refrigerator. cover(s) (see page 7 and 8). Using the carpenter's level, make sure front of Remove top hinge cover from...
  • Page 9: Pullout Freezer Drawer

    Installation Pullout Freezer Drawer To Install: 1. Pull both rails out to full extension. To prevent accidental child entrapment suffocation risk, do not remove the divider in the top freezer basket. 2. While supporting door front, hook supports into tabs located on inside of rail.
  • Page 10 Installation Door ReinstaHation 4. Rotate the handle so that the handle is flat against the door. 1. Install hinge assemblies: Install top hinge loosely with _/,_"hex head screws. Install center hinge with Phillips screws. 5. Push the handle down against the Place hinge side of refrigerator door upper door tab just enough to...
  • Page 11: Freezer Handle

    Installation Freezer Handle While firmly supporting the left handle base against the door, align the right base of the handle with the Materials Needed right tabs that are attached to the door. • Gloves to protect hands. Now, while firmly holding the handle at the left and •...
  • Page 12: Connecting The Water Supply

    Installation Materials Needed Connecting the Water Supply • Ya"outer diameter flexible copper tubing • Shut-off valve (requires a X" hole to be drilled into To reduce the risk of injury or death, follow water supply line before valve attachment) basic precautions, including the following: •...
  • Page 13 Installation Opening and Closing Your Fresh Food Doors Your new refrigerator is uniquely designed with two fresh food doors. Either door can be opened or closed independently of one another. There is a vertically-hinged section on the left fresh food door called the SmartSeal. When the left door is closed, the hinged section automatically forms a seal between the two doors when both doors are closed.
  • Page 14: Touch Temperature Controls

    Temperature Controls Touch Temperature Controls Adjusting the Controls 24 hours after adding food, you may decide that one The controls are located at the top front of the or both compartments should be colder or warmer. If refrigerator compartment. so, adjust the control(s) as indicated in the Temperature Control Guide table below.
  • Page 15: Door Storage

    Fresh F ood Femures Shelves Door Storage Dairy Center To avoid personal injury or property damage, The Dairy Center provides observe the following: convenient door storage for spreadable items such as butter • Never attempt to adjust a shelf that is loaded with food.
  • Page 16: Freezer Features

    Fresh F ood Femures To Remove Drawer: Crisper Drawers • Lift lid. Pull drawer out to full extension. Tilt up front The Crisper Drawers provide a higher humidity of pantry and pull straight out. environment for fresh fruit and vegetable storage.
  • Page 17: Automatic Ice Maker

    I©e undWuter Automatic Ice Maker • Turn off (arm up) the ice maker when the water supply is to be shut off for several hours. Connect the ice maker to the water supply as To Remove the Ice Bin: instructed on page 12.
  • Page 18: Water Filter

    Water F ilter Removal and Installation 4. Reduce water spurts by flushing air from system. Run water continuously for two minutes through dispenser until water runs steady. During initial use, allow about a one- to two-minute delay in To avoid serious illness or death, do not use water dispersal to allow internal water tank to fill.
  • Page 19 Water F ilter System Specification and Performance Data Sheet Refrigerator Water Filter Cartridge Model 469006-750 Specifications Service Flow Rate (Maximun]) ..........0.78 GPM (2.9 L/min) Rated Service Life 469006-750 (Maximum) ....750 gallons/2838 liters Maximum Operating Temperature ........100° F/38 ° C 1000 Apollo Road Minimum Pressure Requirement ........
  • Page 20 Water F ilter State of California Department of Health Services Water Treatment Device Certificate Number 1583 Date Issued: September 16, 2003 Date Revised: April 22. 2004 Trademark/Model Designation Replacement Elements UKFS001AXX750 469006-750 67003523-750 Manufacturer: PentaPure Inc. of the Cysts Turbidity Organic Contaminants Atrazine Lmdmle...
  • Page 21: Fresh Food Storage

    Food Storuge Tips Fresh Food Storage Frozen Food Storage • The fresh food compartment of a refrigerator should • The freezer compartment of a refrigerator should be be kept between 340-40 ° F (1°-4 ° C) with an kept at approximately 0°...
  • Page 22: Food Storage Tips

    Food Storage Tips Food Storage Chart Storage times are approximate and may vary depending on type of packaging, storage temperature, and the quality of the food when purchased. DAI RY PRODUCTS Butter 1 month 6 to 9 months Wrap tightly or cover. Milk and cream 1 week Not recommended...
  • Page 23 Food Storuge Tips VEGETABLES Asparagus 1 to 2 days 8 to 10 months Do not wash before refrigerating. Store in crisper. Brussels sprouts, broccoli, 3 to 5 days 8 to 10 months Wrap odorous foods. cauliflower, green peas, Leave peas in pods. lima beans, onions, peppers Cabbage, celery 1 to 2 weeks...
  • Page 24: Refrigerator Cleaning Chart

    andCleaning To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe To avoid personal injury or property damage, personal injury or death, disconnect power to observe the following: refrigerator before cleaning. After cleaning, connect • Read and follow manufacturer's directions for all power.
  • Page 25: Removing Odors From Refrigerator

    andCleaning Removing Odors From Energy Saving Tips Refrigerator • Avoid overcrowding refrigerator shelves. Overcrowding reduces air circulation around food and causes refrigerator to run longer. To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe • Avoid adding too much warm food to refrigerator personal injury or death, disconnect power to one time.
  • Page 26: Replacing Light Bulbs

    andCleaning Replacing Light Bulbs Freezer (style of light shield varies) 1. Reach behind the light cover. To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe 2. With firm pressure, press personal injury or death, disconnect power to forward on the notches at refrigerator before replacing light bulb.
  • Page 27: Preparing For Vacation

    andCleaning Preparing for Vacation 8. Leave the doors open to prevent the formation mold and mildew. Upon your return: If there is any possibility that the temperature drop below freezing where the refrigerator After a short vacation or absence: located, the water supply system (including For models with automatic ice makers or dispensers: water tank and the water valve) must be drained by...
  • Page 28 Opercnin9 Sounds Improvements in refrigeration design may produce sounds in your new refrigerator that are different or were not present in an older model. These improvements were made to create a refrigerator that is better at preserving food, is more energy efficient, and is quieter overall.
  • Page 29: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Freezer control and • Refrigerator is in defrost mode. • Normal operation. lights are on, but Wait 40 minutes to see if refrigerator restarts. compressor is not operating • Refrigerator control settings are too Crisper drawer • See page 14 to adjust controls. low.
  • Page 30 Waterdroplets form • Humidity levels are high or door has • See page 14 or 16 to adjust your controls. inside of been been opened frequently. • Check gaskets for proper seal. • Reduce time door is open. Organize food items efficiently to assure door is open for as short a time as possible.
  • Page 31 Troubleshooting Refrigerator • Plastic tubing was used to complete The manufacturer recommends using copper tubing water connection. leaking water for installation. Plastic is less durable and can cause leakage. Sears is not responsible for property damage due to improper installation or water connection.
  • Page 32 ....Your Home ....iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 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. For Sears professional installation of home appliances...
  • Page 33 ® Bottom Freezer Refrigerator use& _ureGuide Refrigerador con congelador inferior Guiu deus0 y Cu_dud00 p_o33 RGfrigGrateur _ compartiment congGlateur infGrieur Guide d °u_H_su_on e_d°÷n_re_ieno pu_e 65 "-trio 596.75522400, 596.75523400, 596.75524400, 596.75529400, 596.75532400, 596.75533400, 596.75534400, 596.75539400, Part No. 12828112 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 34 Jnstamlation ........... 7-13 Location Pullout Freezer Drawer Reinstallation of the Doors Measuring the Opening Door Reversal Transporting Your Refrigerator Handles Leveling Drawer Removal Connecting the Water Supply Opening and Closing Your Fresh Food Doors Temperature Controls ..........Touch Temperature Controls Fresh Food Features...
  • Page 35 Importnnt Snfety Instructions Installer: Please leave this guide with this appliance. To reduce risk of injury or death, follow basic Consumer: Please read and keep this Use & Care precautions, including the following: Guide for future reference, it provides the proper use and maintenance information.
  • Page 36 Importnnt Snfety Instructions To reduce risk of fire, electric shock, serious not attempt service if instructions are not under- injury or death when using your refrigerator, stood or if they are beyond personal skill levek follow these basic precautions, including the Always disconnect refrigerator from electrical...
  • Page 37 It excludes original Kenmore ice and water filter cartridges, which Sears will replace, free of charge, for only 30 days from the date of purchase, if defective in material or workmanship.
  • Page 38 We Service E_Expert service by our 12,000 professional repair What We Sell. specialists Your Kenmore _ product is designed, manufactured d Unlimited service and no charge for parts and tested to provide years of dependable operation.
  • Page 39: Installation

    Installation Your refrigerator was packed carefully for shipment. Leveling Remove and discard shelf packaging and tape. Do not remove the serial plate. Location To protect property and refrigerator from damage, observe the following: • Do not install refrigerator near oven, radiator or other •...
  • Page 40 Installation Using the hex head driver, turn each of these Unplug power cord from power source. adjustment screws (B) to raise or lower the rear of Remove toe grille and bottom hinge the refrigerator. cover(s) (see page 7 and 8). Using the carpenter's level, make sure front of Remove top hinge cover from...
  • Page 41 Installation Pullout Freezer Drawer To Install: 1. Pull both rails out to full extension. To prevent accidental child entrapment suffocation risk, do not remove the divider in the top freezer basket. 2. While supporting door front, hook supports into tabs located on inside of rail.
  • Page 42 Installation Door ReinstaHation 4. Rotate the handle so that the handle is flat against the door. 1. Install hinge assemblies: Install top hinge loosely with _/,_"hex head screws. Install center hinge with Phillips screws. 5. Push the handle down against the Place hinge side of refrigerator door upper door tab just enough to...
  • Page 43 Installation Freezer Handle While firmly supporting the left handle base against the door, align the right base of the handle with the Materials Needed right tabs that are attached to the door. • Gloves to protect hands. Now, while firmly holding the handle at the left and •...
  • Page 44 Installation Materials Needed Connecting the Water Supply • Ya"outer diameter flexible copper tubing • Shut-off valve (requires a X" hole to be drilled into To reduce the risk of injury or death, follow water supply line before valve attachment) basic precautions, including the following: •...
  • Page 45 Installation Opening and Closing Your Fresh Food Doors Your new refrigerator is uniquely designed with two fresh food doors. Either door can be opened or closed independently of one another. There is a vertically-hinged section on the left fresh food door called the SmartSeal. When the left door is closed, the hinged section automatically forms a seal between the two doors when both doors are closed.
  • Page 46 Temperature Controls Touch Temperature Controls Adjusting the Controls 24 hours after adding food, you may decide that one The controls are located at the top front of the or both compartments should be colder or warmer. If refrigerator compartment. so, adjust the control(s) as indicated in the Temperature Control Guide table below.
  • Page 47 Fresh F ood Femures Shelves Door Storage Dairy Center To avoid personal injury or property damage, The Dairy Center provides observe the following: convenient door storage for spreadable items such as butter • Never attempt to adjust a shelf that is loaded with food.
  • Page 48 Fresh F ood Femures To Remove Drawer: Crisper Drawers • Lift lid. Pull drawer out to full extension. Tilt up front The Crisper Drawers provide a higher humidity of pantry and pull straight out. environment for fresh fruit and vegetable storage.
  • Page 49 I©e undWuter Automatic Ice Maker • Turn off (arm up) the ice maker when the water supply is to be shut off for several hours. Connect the ice maker to the water supply as To Remove the Ice Bin: instructed on page 12.
  • Page 50: Water Filter

    Water F ilter Removal and Installation 4. Reduce water spurts by flushing air from system. Run water continuously for two minutes through dispenser until water runs steady. During initial use, allow about a one- to two-minute delay in To avoid serious illness or death, do not use water dispersal to allow internal water tank to fill.
  • Page 51 Water F ilter System Specification and Performance Data Sheet Refrigerator Water Filter Cartridge Model 469006-750 Specifications Service Flow Rate (Maximun]) ..........0.78 GPM (2.9 L/min) Rated Service Life 469006-750 (Maximum) ....750 gallons/2838 liters Maximum Operating Temperature ........100° F/38 ° C 1000 Apollo Road Minimum Pressure Requirement ........
  • Page 52 Water F ilter State of California Department of Health Services Water Treatment Device Certificate Number 1583 Date Issued: September 16, 2003 Date Revised: April 22. 2004 Trademark/Model Designation Replacement Elements UKFS001AXX750 469006-750 67003523-750 Manufacturer: PentaPure Inc. of the Cysts Turbidity Organic Contaminants Atrazine Lmdmle...
  • Page 53 Food Storuge Tips Fresh Food Storage Frozen Food Storage • The fresh food compartment of a refrigerator should • The freezer compartment of a refrigerator should be be kept between 340-40 ° F (1°-4 ° C) with an kept at approximately 0°...
  • Page 54 Food Storage Tips Food Storage Chart Storage times are approximate and may vary depending on type of packaging, storage temperature, and the quality of the food when purchased. DAI RY PRODUCTS Butter 1 month 6 to 9 months Wrap tightly or cover. Milk and cream 1 week Not recommended...
  • Page 55 Food Storuge Tips VEGETABLES Asparagus 1 to 2 days 8 to 10 months Do not wash before refrigerating. Store in crisper. Brussels sprouts, broccoli, 3 to 5 days 8 to 10 months Wrap odorous foods. cauliflower, green peas, Leave peas in pods. lima beans, onions, peppers Cabbage, celery 1 to 2 weeks...
  • Page 56 andCleaning To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe To avoid personal injury or property damage, personal injury or death, disconnect power to observe the following: refrigerator before cleaning. After cleaning, connect • Read and follow manufacturer's directions for all power.
  • Page 57 andCleaning Removing Odors From Energy Saving Tips Refrigerator • Avoid overcrowding refrigerator shelves. Overcrowding reduces air circulation around food and causes refrigerator to run longer. To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe • Avoid adding too much warm food to refrigerator personal injury or death, disconnect power to one time.
  • Page 58 andCleaning Replacing Light Bulbs Freezer (style of light shield varies) 1. Reach behind the light cover. To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe 2. With firm pressure, press personal injury or death, disconnect power to forward on the notches at refrigerator before replacing light bulb.
  • Page 59 andCleaning Preparing for Vacation 8. Leave the doors open to prevent the formation mold and mildew. Upon your return: If there is any possibility that the temperature drop below freezing where the refrigerator After a short vacation or absence: located, the water supply system (including For models with automatic ice makers or dispensers: water tank and the water valve) must be drained by...
  • Page 60 Opercnin9 Sounds Improvements in refrigeration design may produce sounds in your new refrigerator that are different or were not present in an older model. These improvements were made to create a refrigerator that is better at preserving food, is more energy efficient, and is quieter overall.
  • Page 61: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Freezer control and • Refrigerator is in defrost mode. • Normal operation. lights are on, but Wait 40 minutes to see if refrigerator restarts. compressor is not operating • Refrigerator control settings are too Crisper drawer • See page 14 to adjust controls. low.
  • Page 62 Waterdroplets form • Humidity levels are high or door has • See page 14 or 16 to adjust your controls. inside of been been opened frequently. • Check gaskets for proper seal. • Reduce time door is open. Organize food items efficiently to assure door is open for as short a time as possible.
  • Page 63 Troubleshooting Refrigerator • Plastic tubing was used to complete The manufacturer recommends using copper tubing water connection. leaking water for installation. Plastic is less durable and can cause leakage. Sears is not responsible for property damage due to improper installation or water connection.
  • Page 64 ....Your Home ....iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 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. For Sears professional installation of home appliances...
  • Page 65 Instrucciones Importantes sobre Seguridad ......34-35 Garantia y Servicio ..........36-37 Instalaci6n ........... 38-44 Ubicaci0n Caj0n Deslizable del Congelador Medici0n de la Cavida Reinstalaci0n de la Puerta InversiOn de la Puerta Transporte del Refrigerador Nivelado Manijas Desmontaje de la Puerta Conexi0n del Suministro de Agua Apertura...