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Water And Ice Dispensers - Kenmore 2220693 Use & Care Manual

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Cut Hazard
Use a sturdy glass when dispensing ice or water.
Failure to do so can result in cuts.
Depending on your model, you may have one or more of the
following options: the ability to select either crushed or cubed
ice, a special light that turns on when you use the dispenser, or a
lock option to avoid accidental dispensing.
The ice dispenser
Ice dispenses from the ice maker storage bin in the freezer. When
the dispenser lever is pressed:
A trap door opens in a chute between the dispenser and the
ice bin. Ice moves from the bin and falls through the chute.
When you release the dispenser lever, the trap door closes
and the ice dispensing stops. The dispensing system will not
operate when the freezer door is open.
Some models dispense both cubed and crushed ice. Before
dispensing ice, select which type of ice you prefer. The button
controls are designed for easy use and cleaning.
For cubed ice, press the CUBE button until the red indicator
appears in the window above the CUBE button.
For crushed ice, press the CRUSH button until the red
indicator appears in the window above the CRUSH button.
For crushed ice, cubes are crushed before being dispensed. This
may cause a slight delay when dispensing crushed ice. Noise
from the ice crusher is normal, and pieces of ice may vary in size.
When changing from CRUSH to CUBE, a few ounces of crushed
ice will be dispensed along with the first cubes.
TO dispense
1. Press button for the desired type of ice.
2. Press a sturdy glass against the ice dispenser lever. Hold the
glass close to the dispenser opening so ice does not fall
outside of the glass.
Remove the glass to stop dispensing.
NOTE: The first few batches of ice may have an off-flavor
from new plumbing and parts. Throw the ice away. Also, take
large amounts of ice from the ice bin, not through the
The water dispenser
If you did not flush the water system when the refrigerator was
first installed, press the water dispenser bar with a glass or jar
until you draw and discard 2 to 3 gal. (8 to 12 L) or approximately
6 to 7 minutes of water after water begins dispensing.
It will take
3 to 4 minutes for the water to begin dispensing. The water you
draw and discard cleans the system and helps clear air from the
lines. Allow several hours for the refrigerator to cool down and
chill water.
IMPORTANT: Depending on your model, the small removable
tray at the bottom of the dispenser is designed to catch small
spills and allow for easy cleaning. There is no drain in the tray.
The tray can be removed from the dispenser and carried to the
sink to be emptied or cleaned.
To dispense water:
1. Press a glass against the water dispenser lever.
Remove the glass to stop dispensing.
NOTE: Dispense enough water every week to maintain a fresh
The dispenser
The dispenser area has a light. It can be turned on manually by
pressing the QN button at the right-hand side of the control
panel. The red indicator above the QN button will appear.
Qn some models: Whenever you use the dispenser the lever will
turn the light on.
NOTE: See the "Changing the Light Bulbs" section for
information on changing the dispenser light bulb.
On models without crushed ice, the light switch is a rocker-style
type. Push the switch to turn the light on, and push again to turn
the light off.
IMPORTANT: You do not need to apply a lot of pressure to
the lever in order to activate the ice dispenser. Pressing hard
will not make the ice dispense faster or in greater quantities.


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