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Kenmore Side by Side Refrigerator Use & Care Manual

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Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
www.sears.com
2261091
Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8
www.sears.ca

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  • Page 1 ® Side by Side Refrigerator Refrigerador de dos puertas R_fri 6rateur c6te & c6te Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www.sears.com 2261091 Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8 www.sears.ca...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Base Grille ..................operated and maintained according to owner's instructions Door Removal ................attached to or furnished with the product, Sears will repair the Door Closing and Alignment ............sealed system (consisting of refrigeration, connecting tubing, and Water Supply Connection ............
  • 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: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 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 V2in. on the refrigerator.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    To remove the base grille: Electrical S hockHazard 1. Open both doors. Pluginto a grounded3 prongoutlet. Place hands along the ends of the grille, with your thumbs along the top. Push in with your thumbs and pull up on the Donot removegroundprong.
  • Page 6: Door Removal

    TOOLS NEEDED: ¼ in., 1/2in., and 5/16in. hex-head socket wrenches, a flat-blade screwdriver and a Phillips screwdriver. IMPORTANT: Before you begin, turn the refrigerator control OFF, unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. Remove food and any adjustable door or utility bins from doors. NOTE: It may only be necessary to remove either the door handle or the doors to get your product through the doorway of your home.
  • Page 7: Door Closing And Alignment

    Handle Removal (optional) Door and Hinge Replacement 1o Apply firm pressure on the handle to slide it up and off of the 1. Replace both bottom hinges, if removed. Tighten screws. shoulder screws (see Graphic 1). 2. Carefully feed the dispenser tubing through the bottom left Move refrigerator into place.
  • Page 8: Water Supply Connection

    2. Open thedoors andreplace thebase grille. L ine upthegrille Fasten the shutoff valve to the cold water pipe with the pipe support tabs withthemetal clips. P ush thegrille firmly to clamp. Be sure the outlet end is solidly in the 1/4in. drilled hole snap itintoplace.
  • Page 9: Normal Sounds

    NOTES: REFRIGERATOR USE • Make sure the base grille filter is properly installed and the cap is in the horizontal position. Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection before or after the system. Systems certified for cyst reduction may be used on disinfected waters that may contain In order to ensure proper temperatures, you need to permit air to...
  • Page 10 Digital Controls Additional Digital Control Panel Features For your convenience, your controls are preset at the factory. Additional features are located on the control panel at the top of When installing your refrigerator, make sure that the controls are the refrigerator compartment. still preset to the "mid-settings"...
  • Page 11: Water And Ice Dispensers

    To dispense ice: 1. Press button for the desired type of ice. 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. IMPORTANT: You do not need to apply a lot of pressure to the lever in order to activate the ice dispenser.
  • Page 12: Water Filtration System

    The dispenser light Digital Status Display When you use the dispenser, the lever will automatically turn the A new water filter should display a reading of 99% and will light on. If you want the light to be on continuously, you may continue to decrease as the filter life is used.
  • Page 13: Ice Maker And Storage Bin

    Using the dispenser without the water filter Clean the storage bin You can run the dispenser without a water filter cartridge. Your Empty the storage bin. Use warm water to melt the ice if water will not be filtered. necessary. Remove the base grille water filter cartridge.
  • Page 14: Refrigerator Shelves

    Your model may have glass or wire shelves. Store similar foods The dell drawer stores raisins, nuts, spreads, and other small together and adjust the shelves to fit different heights. This items at normal refrigerator temperatures. reduces the time the refrigerator door is open and saves energy. To remove and replace the deli drawer: 1o Remove the dell drawer by sliding it straight out to the stop.
  • Page 15: Convertible Vegetable/Meat Drawer Temperature Control

    The convertible vegetable/meat drawer can be adjusted to To remove and replace the wine rack: properly chill meats or vegetables. The air inside the pan is 1. Remove the wine rack by pulling it straight out from the shelf. cooled to prevent "spot" freezing and can be set to keep meats Replace the wine rack by sliding it in between the shelf and at the National Livestock and Meat Board recommended storage...
  • Page 16: Freezer Basket

    The freezer basket can be used to store bags of frozen fruits and Cool air from the freezer is directed to the refrigerator door bin vegetables that may slide off freezer shelves. directly beneath the vents. Remove and replace the freezer basket: NOTE: The dairy compartment and can rack are not chilled.
  • Page 17: Door Bins

    Hand wash, rinse, and dry removable parts and interior Drop-in Door Rails surfaces thoroughly. Use a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. To remove and replace the rails: • Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaners such as window Remove the rails by pulling straight up on each end of the rail.
  • Page 18: Power Interruptions

    Refrigerator Control Panel Light Reach behind the refrigerator control panel to remove and If the power will be out for 24 hours or less, keep both refrigerator replace light bulb. 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: •...
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    Depending on your model, turn the Thermostat Control or There is water in the defrost drain pan Refrigerator Control to OFE See the "Using the Control(s)" section. • Is the refrigerator defrosting? The water will evaporate. It is Unplug refrigerator. normal for water to drip into the defrost pan.
  • Page 20 Is an ice cube jammed in the ice maker ejector arm? • Is ice stuck in the delivery chute? Clear the ice from the Access the ice maker by depressing the ice sensor door on delivery chute with a plastic utensil. Do not use anything the upper left side of the freezer interior.
  • Page 21: Protection Agreements

    • Are the controls set correctly for the surrounding Water flow from the dispenser decreases noticeably conditions? See "Using the Controls." • Was a self-defrost cycle completed? It is normal for Is there a water filter installed on the refrigerator? droplets to form after the refrigerator self-defrosts.
  • Page 22: In Canada

    Systems certified for cyst reduction may V Fast help by phone - phone support from a Sears technician be used on disinfected waters that may contain filterable on products requiring in-home repair, plus convenient repair cysts.
  • Page 23: Product Data Sheets

    PRODUCT DATA SHEETS Base Grille Water Filtration System Model WF-NLC240V/NLC240V Capacity 240 Gallons (908 Liters) Tested and certified by NSF International against ANSI/NSF Standard 42 for the reduction of Chlorine, Taste and Odor, Particulate Class I*; and against ANSI/NSP Standard 53 for the reduction of Lead, Mercury, Atrazine, Benzene, Toxaphene, p-dichlorobenzene, 2, 4-D, Cysts, Turbidity and Asbestos.
  • Page 24 Base Grille Water Filtration System Model WF-LC400V/LC400V Capacity 400 Gallons (1514 Liters) I Tested and certified by NSF International against ANSI/NSF Standard and against ANSI/NSP Standard 53 for the reduction of Lead, 42 for the reduction of Chlorine, Taste and Odor, Particulate Class I*; Mercury, Atrazine, Benzene, Toxaphene, p-dichlorobenzene, 2, 4-D, Cysts, Turb d ty and Asbestos.
  • Page 25 For the replacement parts, accessories and owner's manuals that you need to do-it-youmelf. For Sears professional installation of home appliances and items like garage door openers and water heaters. 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®...

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