Kenmore 2225401 Use & Care Manual
Kenmore 2225401 Use & Care Manual

Kenmore 2225401 Use & Care Manual

Top-mount refrigerator


Top-Mount Refrigerator
con montaje superior
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8


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  • Page 1 ® Top-Mount Refrigerator Refrigerador con montaje superior _,,, R_frig_rateur superpos_ Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. 2225401 Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Ensuring Proper Air Circulation ..........are used for storage of food for private household purposes and Using the Control(s) ..............excludes original and replacement Kenmore Filtered Ice & Water Ice Maker ................... filter cartridges (if equipped with the filter system). Original and...
  • Page 3: Refrigerator Safety

    REFRIGERATOR SAFETY safety safety important. Your and the of others are very We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 4: Refrigerator Installation

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from refrigerator, Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire, Removing packaging materials • Remove tape and glue residue from surfaces before turning To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, allow for 1/2in. on the refrigerator.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    Read all directions carefully before you begin. IMPORTANT: • If you turn the refrigerator on before the water line is connected, turn the ice maker OFR • All installations must meet local plumbing code requirements. • Use copper tubing and check for leaks. Install copper tubing only in areas where temperatures will remain above freezing.
  • Page 6: Refrigerator Doors: Removing, Reversing (Optional) And Replacing

    6. Fasten the shutoff valve to the cold water pipe with the pipe clamp. Be sure the outlet end is solidly in the V4in. drilled hole in the water pipe and that the washer is under the pipe clamp. Tighten the packing nut. Tighten the pipe clamp screws carefully and evenly so washer makes a watertight seal.
  • Page 7 4. Remove door handle sealing screws. Move to opposite side Door Reversal (optional) of refrigerator door as shown (see Graphic 4), 5, Remove door handle seal screw front. Move to opposite side (See complete Graphics later in this section.) of refrigerator door as shown (see Graphic 7), 6, Remove door stop, Move to opposite side of refrigerator door as shown (see Graphic 5).
  • Page 8 1. Cabinet Hinge Hole Plugs Top Hinge 1. Door Hinge Hole Plug 1. 546"Hex-Head Hinge Screws 1. Top Hinge Cover 1. Flat-Head Handle Screws 2. s/_,,Hex-Head Hinge Screws 2. Freezer Door Handle 3. Top Hinge Center Hinge 1. Door Handle Sealing Screws Front View Side View 1.
  • Page 9: Door Closing And Alignment

    _,_,,_ Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one didn't Door Closing make. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned about them. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard Your refrigerator has two front adjustable rollers - one on the right surfaces, such as the floor, walls, and cabinets, can make the and one on the left.
  • Page 10: Refrigerator Use

    Mid-setting "4" REFRIGERATOR USE In order to ensure proper temperatures, you need to permit IMPORTANT: airflow between the refrigerator and freezer sections. As shown in the illustration, cool air enters through the bottom of the freezer Give your refrigerator time to cool down completely before section and moves up.
  • Page 11: Ice Maker

    REFRIGERATOR Turning the ice maker on/off Your model may have some or all of these features. Features that NOTE: Do not force the wire shutoff arm up or down. can be purchased separately as product accessories are labeled To turn the ice maker on, simply lower the wire shutoff arm. with the word "Accessory."...
  • Page 12: Lateral Adjustable Shelf

    C_s_ _,,_ _ _,_ _ _ _ _,,,_ _ _ _,, _s _ _, _ _ _ _"_ To slide the shelf from side to side, lift up on the front of shelf and Drawers slide to the desired location. Lower shelf to the level position. NOTE: You do not have to remove small items from the shelf To remove and replace a drawer:.
  • Page 13: Crisper Humidity Control

    To remove and replace the meat drawer cover (Style 2 plastic): 1. Remove the meat drawer. Tilt the cover up at the front and pull it forward and out. 2. Replace the meat drawer cover by fitting the notches and rear Slide the meat drawer temperature control forward to make the meat drawer less cold or backward to make the drawer more edge of the cover over rear and center crossbars on the shelf.
  • Page 14: Freezer Features

    Your model may have some or all of these features. Features that To remove and replace the freezer floor: can be purchased separately as product accessories are labeled 1. Lift both back "fences" up and out. with the word "Accessory." Not all accessories will fit all models.
  • Page 15: Can Racks And Door Bins

    REFRIGERATOR CARE NOTE: Can racks may be purchased as an Accessory for some models. To remove and replace the racks/bins: 1. Remove the rack/bin by lifting it and pulling it straight out. 2. Replace the rack/bin by sliding it in above the desired support and pushing it down until it stops.
  • Page 16: Changing The Light Bulbs

    5. There is no need for routine condenser cleaning in normal home operating environments. If the environment is particularly greasy or dusty, or there is significant pet traffic in the home, the condenser should be cleaned every two to Vacations three months to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    The refrigerator seems to make too much noise TROUBLESHOOTING • The sounds may be normal for your refrigerator. See the "Normal Sounds" section. Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. The ice maker is not producing ice or not enough ice.
  • Page 18 The water dispenser will not operate properly Temperature is too warm Has the water system not filled? The water system needs • Are the air vents blocked in either compartment? This to be filled the first time it is used. Use a sturdy container to prevents cold air movement between the compartments.
  • Page 19: Protection Agreements

    Sears HomeCentraf _for service. With over 2,400 Service Technicians and access to over 900,000 parts and accessories, we have the tools, parts, knowledge and skills to back our pledge: We Service What We Sell. Your Kenmore ®appliance is designed, manufactured and tested Master Protection Agreements to provide years of dependable operation.
  • Page 20 10/02 _Registered Trademark / TMTrademark / SMservice Mark of Sears, Roebuck and Co. Printed in U.S.A. 2225401 _Marca Registrada / Marca de Fabnca / Marca de Servtcio de Sears, Roebuck and Co. Impreso en EE. UU. @ Sears, Roebuck and Co.

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