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Power Interruptions; Vacation And Moving Care - Kenmore 2220693 Use & Care Manual

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Lower Freezer Light Behind Top Freezer Basket (on some
models)
Depending on your model, remove the top freezer basket or
top freezer basket shelf. Remove light shield by removing the
Phillips screw on the top of the shield. Carefully, rotate the
shield until the left tab can be gently pulled from the freezer
wall.
Replace the light shield by inserting the left tab into the
freezer wall. Align top tab with screw hole and replace screw.
If the power will be out for 24 hours or less, keep both refrigerator
doors closed to help food stay cold and frozen.
If the power will be out for more than 24 hours, do one of the
following:
Remove all frozen food and store it in a frozen food locker.
Place 2 Ibs. (907 g) of dry ice in the freezer for every cubic
foot (28 L) of freezer space. This will keep the food frozen for
two to four days.
If neither a food locker nor dry ice is available, consume or
can perishable food at once.
REMEMBER:
A full freezer stays cold longer than a partially filled
one. A freezer full of meat stays cold longer than a freezer full of
baked goods. If you see that food contains ice crystals, it may be
refrozen, although the quality and flavor may be affected. If the
condition of the food is poor, dispose of it.
Vacations
If you choose to leave the refrigerator
on while you're away:
1. Use up any perishables and freeze other items.
2. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker:
Raise wire shutoff arm to OFF (up) position or move the
switch to the OFF (right) setting.
Shut off water supply to the ice maker.
3. Empty the ice bin.
If you choose to turn the refrigerator off before you leave:
t.
Remove all food from the refrigerator.
2.
If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker:
Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day
ahead of time.
When the last load of ice drops, raise the wire shutoff arm
to the OFF (up) position or move the switch to the OFF
(right) setting.
3.
Depending on your model, turn the Thermostat
Control or
Refrigerator Control to OFF. See the "Setting or Using the
Control(s)" section.
4. Clean refrigerator, wipe it, and dry well.
5. Tape rubber or wood blocks to the tops of both doors to prop
them open far enough for air to get in. This stops odor and
mold from building up.
Moving
When you are moving your refrigerator to a new home, follow
these steps to prepare it for the move.
1. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker:
Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day
ahead of time.
Disconnect the water line from the back of the
refrigerator.
When the last load of ice drops, raise the wire shutoff arm
to the OFF (up) position or move the switch to the OFF
(right) setting.
2.
Remove all food from the refrigerator and pack all frozen food
in dry ice.
3.
Empty the ice bin.
4.
Depending on your model, turn the Thermostat
Control or
Refrigerator Control to OFF. See the "Setting or Using the
Controls" section.
5.
Unplug the refrigerator.
6.
Empty water from the defrost pan.
7. Clean, wipe, and dry thoroughly.
8. Take out all removable parts, wrap them well, and tape them
together so they don't shift and rattle during the move.
9.
Depending on the model, raise the front of the refrigerator so
it rolls more easily OR screw in the leveling legs so they don't
scrape the floor. See the "Door Closing" or "Leveling Your
Refrigerator" section.
10. Tape the doors shut and the power cord to the refrigerator
cabinet.
When you get to your new home, put everything back and refer to
the "Refrigerator
Installation" section for preparation instructions.
Also, if your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker, remember to
reconnect the water supply to the refrigerator.
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