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Important
Safety
Instructions
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Proper
Disposal
of Your
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Risk of child entrap-ment.
Child entrapment
and suffocation
are not
problems
of
the
past.
Junked
or
abandoned
refrigerators
or freezer
are
still dangerous
-- even if they will sit for
"just a few days."
If you are getting
rid of
your
old
refrigerator
or freezer,
please
follow
the
instructions
below
to
help
prevent
accidents.
BEFORE YOU THROW
AWAY
YOUR
OLD REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER:
. Remove doors.
• Leave shelves in
place so children
may not easily
climb inside.
Avoid
fire
hazard
or
electric shock. Do not use an extension
cord or an adapter plug. Do not remove
any prong from power cord.
Grounding
type
wall receptac_
Do not under
any circumstances
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cut, remove,
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or bypass
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the grounding
prong
from
this plug.
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Power supply
cord with 3-prong
grounding
plug
Read all instructions
before
using
this freezer.
For Your Safety
Do not store or use gasoline or other Flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of
this or any other appliance. Readproduct labelsfor flammability and other warnings.
Child Safety
• Destroycarton, plastic bags, and any exteriorwrapping material immediatelyafter
the freezer is unpacked. Children should never use these items for play. Cartons
covered with rugs, bedspreads, plastic sheets or stretch wrap may become airtight
chambers and can quickly cause suffocation.
• A child might suffocate if he crawls into a freezer to hide or play. Remove
the door of a freezer when not in use, even if you plan to discard the
freezer.
Many communities
have laws requiring you to take this safety
precaution.
• Remove and discard any spacers used to secure the shelves during shipping.
Small objects are a choke hazard to children.
Electrical information
These guidelines
must be followed
to ensure that safety mechanisms in the
design of this freezer will operate properly.
- Refer to the serial plate for correct electrical
rating.
The power cord of the
appliance is equipped with a three-prong grounding plug for protection against
shock hazards. It must be plugged directly into its own properly grounded three-
prong receptacle, protected with a 15 amp time delay fuse or circuit breaker. The
receptacle must be installed in accordance with the local codes and ordinances.
Consult a qualified electrician.
Receptacles protected by Ground Fault Circuit
Interrupters (GFCI)are NOT RECOMMENDED. DO NOT use an extension
cord
or adapter plug.
• If voltage varies by 10 percent or more, freezer performance may be affected.
Operating the freezer with insufficient power can damagethe motor. Such damage
is not covered under the warranty. If you suspect your household voltage is high
or low, consult your power company for testing.
• To prevent the freezer from being turned off accidentally, do not plug unit into an
outlet controlled by a wall switch or pull cord.
• Do not pinch, knot, or bend power cord in any manner.
Other Precautions
• Never unplug the freezer by pulling on the power cord. Always grip the plug firmly
and pull straight out from the receptacle.
• Turning the control to OFFturns offthe compressor, but does not disconnect power
to other electrical components.

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