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Befor.e Calling; For Service - Kenmore Freezer Owner's Manual

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BEFOR.E CALLING
FOR SERVICE
° See if Cold Control
is set colder than necessary
Remember:
the higher
the number,
the colder
the temperature
o Be sure baod packages
are not keeping door from
closing tightly.
o Unfrozen food may cause the freezer to run longer
than normal
Room temperature
may be too warm
If freezer
temperature
keeps going
up, call Sears.Service
tight away
,_ Too many
door
openings
in high
humidity
conditions
o Limit length of door openings
when possible
o Keep packages from blockir_g door
o Door not4ealing
properly (See page 2, level it)
o Due to natural air flow patterns,
a vertical upright
freezer
will often form more frost on the upper
shelf
:700
o The refrigerant
will gmgle
o lhe compressor
will click on and off
o _k_t_may even hear it hum or vibrate
These are all norma!
sounds
of your freezer
at
work
* This is a normal operating
condition.
o [:reezer may be in path of hot humid
ail: Freezer
temperature
may be too cold
,a Reset Cold Control to smaller number
o Some moisture is normal in hot, humid weather
'Yo.J
o Short time failure
(tess than 24 hours):
Frozen
food will keep safely for about 24 hours if freezer
door is kept shut aild loom air does not exceed
80 q:
o Long time failure (more than 24 hours): Fake food
to frozen
food locke_ or place dry ice inside
freezer (See Yellow Pages under "Dry'tce %.
DRY ICE REQUIREMEN]S
PER 24 HOURS
FREEZER SIZE
ROOM TEMPERATURE
70" to 100 °
5 to I0 cu ft
20 to 251bs
10 to 15 cu ft
25 to 40 lbs
15 to 20 cu ft
40 to 50 lbs.
20to30co
ft
o 50 to 601bs.
3(I cuft
or over
60 to 70 [bs
WARNING:
DRY ICE WILL BURN YOUR SKIN:
WEAR HEAVY GLOVES,,
o Check outlet for power.
o Be sure Cold Control is "ON."
In order
to ensure
that wmr frozen
food is main-
tained at a safe and constant low temperature;
your
freezer has a magnetic
strip in the gasket
to main-
tain an airtight seal
Ihis seal is st_ effective that the simple action 0fclos _
ing the door wilt almost instantlv create a vacuum as
the warm air quickly cools.
This vacuum
will leave in a minute or two. If you
must reopen the door sooner, try peeling
the gasket
open with fingertips as door is pttlled open.
IF THE DOOR
GASKET
DOES NOT SEAL:
Step t: Loosen
all door panel screws
around
edge
of door
Step 2: if equipped;
adjust
the two screws on the
bottom edge of the door.
Follow: Illustration
A if the door does not seal on
the top
Illustration
B if the door does not seal on the
bottom.
After adiustment,
retighten
all of the door panel
screw
S
Step 1
DOOR
GASKET
DOOR
PANEL
SCREWS
S_ep 2
Loosen
Tighlen

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