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Care & Cleaning - Kenmore 253.28092 Use & Care Manual

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Optional
Features
Care and Cleaning
Wire Shelf Bookend
Use these bookends
to keep the boxed
items stored nearly in
your freezer. To adjust
location,
simply unsnap
the bookend
from the
wire shelf and snap into
?:
//
the next desired location.
Wire
Shelf
Bookend
Pizza Shelf
(some
upright
models)
Here is the place to store
up to four large frozen
pizzas without
ever
having
to dig them out
from beneath
a pile of
other stored goods.
The pizza shelf can be
retracted
to provide
space for taller items on
to two pizzas.
Pizza Shelf
the shelf below, and still store up
Chest Divider
(some chest models)
Use these clever dividers
to custom-arrange
a
variety
of different-sized
storage
bins in the bottom
of your chest freezen
Use the peel-n-stick
labels found in your
literature
packet
to help
remind you which items
Chest Divider
are stored where. If you have an item that isn't already
covered
by one of the pre-printed
labels then use one of
the blank labels and a permanent
marking
pen to make
your own custom label. Labels can be peeled
off when no
longer
needed and replaced
by new and different
ones.
Examples
of Chest
Divider
Confic urations:
_
CAUTION
Damp objects
stick to cold metal
surfaces. Do not touch
inferior metal
surfaces wlfh wet or damp hands.
Some upright
freezers are frost-free
and defrost
automatically,
but should be cleaned
occasionally.
Between
Defrostings
To avoid
frequent
defrosting,
occasionally
use a plastic
scraper to remove frost. Scrape with a pulling
motion.
Never use a metal instrument to remove frost.
Defrostings
_
CAUTION
Freezer must be unplugged
(to avoid electrlcal
hazard)
from power
source when
defrosting
unit.
It is important
to defrost
and clean the freezer when 1/4
to 1/2 inch of frost has accumulated.
Frost may tend to
accumulate
faster on the upper part of the freezer due
to warm, moist air entering
the freezer when the door
is opened.
Remove food and leave the door open when
defrosting
the freezer.
To Defrost Upright
Models wlth
Defrost
Drain:
° Remove the drain plug on the inside floor
of the freezer
by pulling
it straight
out.
° To access external drain tube on models with a base panel_
first remove the two screws from the base panel. Locate the
drain tube near the left center under the freezen
° Place a shallow pan under the drain tube. Defrost water
will drain out. Check the pan occasionally so water
does
not overflow
(see
figure 1).
° A 1/2 inch garden
hose adapter
can be used to drain
the freezer directly
into a floor
drain. If your model is
not equipped
with an adapter°
one can be purchased
at
most hardware
stores.
° Replace the drain plug when defrosting
and cleaning
are
completed.
If the drain is left open, warm air may enter
the freezer.
Drain Pan i
Figure I
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