Kenmore 253.6152 Series Use & Care Manual
Kenmore 253.6152 Series Use & Care Manual

Kenmore 253.6152 Series Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
et d_entretien
/ Espa_ol
/ FrancFais
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6262 :_, 6292*,
7176 :_, 7182*,
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Su p rior
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le num@o de couleur
P/N 242111205 (1108)
Sears Brands Management
Hofl:man Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada
Toronto, Ontario,
M5B 2B8


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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Manual de Uso y Cuidado Guide d_utiJisation et d_entretien English / Espa_ol / FrancFais Models/Modelos/Mod_les: 253.6152*, 6154*, 6155*, 6172*, 6174*, 6176*, 6178", 6181 *, 6182", 6189", 6211", 6262 :_, 6292*, 6321", 6880*, 6882*, 6888*, 6889*, 7176 :_, 7182*, 7189*, 7211",...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Record Model/Serial Numbers Important Safety Instructions Please read and save these instructions Safety Precautions This Owner's Guide provides specific operating instructions Do not attempt to install or operate your unit until you for your model. Use your unit only as instructed in this have read the safety precautions in this manual.
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    important Safety instructions WARNING WARNING Please read all safety instructions before using your These guidelines must be followed to ensure that safety new appliance. mechanisms in fhls unlf will operate properly. Electrical information For Your Safety • The refrigerator must be plugged into its own °...
  • Page 4: Warranty Information

    Warranty information KENMORE APPLIANCE WARRANTY One Year Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®...
  • Page 5: Master Protection Agreements

    Master Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ® product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like aJJ products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That's when having...
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    Features At A Glance ice Maker _ ice Bucket Fixed Door Bin Freezer Shelf --_ Freezer Control --_ Door Rack Refrigerator Control Dairy Door Dell Drawer Cover Dell Drawer _ Snugger Half Shelf_ Wine Rack_ Door Bin Full € Special Fixed Item Rack Door Bin...
  • Page 7: First Steps

    First Steps This Owner's Guide provides specific operating instructionsfor Door Opening your model. Use the unit only as instructed in this Owner's Guide. Your refrigerator should positioned to allow easy access Before starting the appliance, follow these important first steps. to a counter when removing food.
  • Page 8 First Steps Door Removal/Reversal Tools Necessary: Door Stop Handle Plastic Hinge Center Hinge s_rew Hinge s_rew Screw Pliers Phillips Head Quadrex Head Wrench Set Screwdriver NOTE Top Hinge The direction in which your refrigerator doors open (door swing) can be Cover reversed, from left to right or right to left, by moving the door hinges from one side to the other.
  • Page 9 First Steps To remove freezer handle: Handle Style ] To remove refrigerator handle: (Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off:.) Remove two screws attaching handle to bottom (Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off:.) freezer door.
  • Page 10 First Steps To attach freezer handle: CAUTION Place rounded part of handle onto mounting screw on face of door and align the 2 holes in bottom Wear gloves and use extreme CAUTION when handle with the 2 holes in bottom of door.
  • Page 11 First Steps To attach freezer handle: Handle Style 3 Place top of handle over mounting screw; puii handle To remove refrigerator handle: straight up until handle is aligned with screw holes on (Handles may be easier to reverse while doors are off:.) bottom of door.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Water Supply

    Connecting Household Water Supply To Refrigerator To Connect Water Supply Line To Icemaker WARNING Inlet Valve: To avoid electric shock, which can cause death or Disconnect refrigerator from electric power source. severe personal injury, dlsconnect the refrigerator from Place end of water supply line into sink or bucket. Turn electrical power before connecting a water supply llne ON water supply and flush supply line until water to the refrlgeratar.
  • Page 13: Setting The Temperature

    Setting the Temperature Controls Cool down period Refrigerator & freezer controls To ensure safe food storage, allow the refrigerator Temperature adjustment operate with the doors closed for at least 8 to 12 hours ° Adjust temperature gradually: move the knob in small before loading...
  • Page 14: Ptional Features

    Optional Features NOTE CAUTION To avoid personal injury or property damage, handle Cantilever shelves are supported at the back of the tempered glass shelves carefully. Shelves may break refrigerator. Cantilever shelves are available in either suddenly if nicked, scratched, or exposed to sudden glass or wire.
  • Page 15 Optional Features Freezer Tilt Out Door Crispers (some models) Rack The crispers, located under the boffom refrigerator shelf, are designed for storing fruits, vegetables, and other fresh The Tilt-Out Door Rack tilts out produce. Wash items in clear water and remove excess water for easy access.
  • Page 16: Food Storage & Energy Saving Ideas

    Food Storage & Energy Saving ideas Food storage ideas Energy saving ideas ° Locate the refrigerator in the Fresh Food Storage coolest part of the room, out of ° The fresh food compartment should be kept between direct sunJighh and away from 34°F and 40 °...
  • Page 17: Ice Service

    ice Service If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker_ it wiii CAUTION provide a sumcient supply of ice for normal use. During the initial startup of your refrigerator, however, no ice wili Chemicals from a malfunctioning softener can be produced during the first 24 hours of operation.
  • Page 18: Normal Operating Sounds

    Normal Operating Sounds Evaporator Understanding the sounds you may hear The flow of refrigerant through the evaporator Your new high-efficiency refrigerator may make unfamiliar create a boiling or gurgling sound. sounds. These are ail normal sounds and soon will become familiar to you.
  • Page 19: Care And Cleaning

    Care & Cleaning Protecting Your investment NOTE Keeping your refrigerator clean maintains appearance and prevents odor build-up. Wipe up any spills If you set your temperature controls to turn off cooling, power immediately and clean the freezer and fresh food to lights and other electrical components will continue...
  • Page 20 Care & Cleaning Never Clean Condenser (some models) CAUTION If your refrigerator is equipped with a Never Clean condenser, there's no need to clean the condenser Wear gloves to avoid cuts when replacing light bulbs. under normal operating conditions. If the refrigerator operated under particularly dusty or greasy conditions,...
  • Page 21: Before You Call

    Before You Call TROUBLESHOOTING Before callingfor service, r eviewthislist.It may youtimeand expense. T hislistincludes save Gu_r)E common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION AUTOMATIC ICE MAKER (some models) Ice maker is not making °...
  • Page 22 PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION RUNNING OF REFRIGERATOR (continued) Refrigerator runs too ° Room or outside weather is hot. ° It is normal for the refrigerator to work longer under these conditions. much or too long. • It takes 8-12 hours for the refrigerator to cool down °...

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