Kenmore 795.7237 Use & Care Manual
Kenmore 795.7237 Use & Care Manual

Kenmore 795.7237 Use & Care Manual

Grab-n-go bottom freezer refrigerator
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Use & Care Guide
de Uso y Cuidado
et d'Entretien
English / Espafiol / French
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IL 60179


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  • Page 1 Manual de Uso y Cuidado Guide d'Utilisation et d'Entretien English / Espafiol / French Models/Modelos/Mod_les: 795.7237 I(enmore I=liteo FJ-_oC ° 6 * _ coll!o_ _u, mllbe_,__G_e_o de colllo_,_Ilie _u,m@o de IIi_cou, llieu,_ ° IIII II I III III I IIIIIIII IIII...
  • Page 2 _,- Freezer Section Warranty ................3 Extra Ice Bin ..........Protection Agreements ..........4 Pullout Drawers ..........Important Safety Instructions ......5-7 Durabase ............Electrical & Grounding Requirements ....7 Durabase Divider .......... Parts and Features ............8 Water Filter ..........30-33 Refrigerator Installation ......
  • Page 3: Refrigerator Warranty

    REFRIGERATOR WARRANTY I_ III II ii I(enmore Elite Limited Warranty When this appliance is installed, operated and maintained according to all supplied instructions, the following warranty coverage applies. To arrange for warranty service, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME® (1-800-469-4663). • For one year from the date of purchase, free repair will be provided if any non-consumable part of this appliance...
  • Page 4: Protection Agreements

    Master Protection Agreements Power surge protection against electrical damage to power fluctuations. Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore Elite ® product is designed and manufactured $250 Food Loss Protection annually for any food for years of dependable operation.
  • Page 5: Basic Safety Precautions

    BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS This guide contains many important safety messages. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. It alerts you to safety messages that inform you of hazards that can kill or hurt you or others, or cause damage to the product.
  • Page 6 Before replacing a burned-out or broken light bulb, DO NOT touch the automatic ice making mechanism while the refrigerator is plugged unplug the refrigerator or turn off power at the circuit breaker or fuse box in order to avoid contact with a live DO NOT refreeze frozen foods which have thawed wire filament.
  • Page 7 Yourold refrigeratormay havea coolingsystem If youarethrowingawayyourold refrigerator, m ake that usedCFCs or HCFCs (chlorofluorocarbons or surethe refrigerantis removed for properdisposal hydrochlorofluorocarbons). CFCs and HCFCs a re by a qualifiedtechnician. I f you intentionally release believed to harmstratospheric o zoneif released to the refrigerant, y oumay be subjectto finesandimprisonment atmosphere.
  • Page 8: Parts And Features

    Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features of your refrigerator. NOTE: This guide covers several difi:erent models. The refrigerator you have purchased may have some or all of the items listed below. The locations of the features shown below may not match your model. Refrigerator Light Top Pullout Drawer...
  • Page 9: Unpacking Your Refrigerator

    Excessive Weight Hazard: Excessive Weight Hazard: Your refrigerator is heavy. When moving the Use two or more people to move and install the refrigerator for cleaning or service, be sure to protect refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or the floor.
  • Page 10: Prior To Use

    PRIOR TO USE INSTALLATION (continued) 1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe off all To avoid noise and vibration, the unit must be leveled dust that accumulated during shipping. and installed on a solidly constructed floor. If required, adjust the leveling legs to compensate for unevenness 2.
  • Page 11 NOTE: Removing the doors is always recommended when it is necessary to move the refrigerator through a narrow opening. If it is necessary to remove the handles, follow the directions below. HOW TO REMOVE REFRIGERATOR DOOR HANDLE Mounting Fasteners NOTE: Handle appearance may vary from illustrations on this page.
  • Page 12 NOTE: Removing the doors is always recommended when it is necessary to move the refrigerator through a narrow opening. If it is necessary to remove the handles, follow the directions below. HOW TO REMOVE FREEZER DOOR HANDLE NOTE: Handle appearance may vary from illustrations on this page.
  • Page 13 • ILCAUTION: Before you begin, remove food and bins REMOVING AND REPLACING from the doors. REFRIGERATOR DOORS Excessive Weight Hazard: Use two or more people to remove and install the (3). refrigerator doors. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
  • Page 14 Reinstalling the Refrigerator Door Right Door I_ Left Door 1. Lower the door onto the middle hinge pin (9). 2. Fit the top hinge (4) over the hinge lever latch (5) and 1. Lower the door onto the middle hinge pin (10). into place.
  • Page 15 HOW TO REMOVE THE FREEZER DRAWER HOW TO INSTALL THE FREEZER DRAWER _,WARNING: Use two or more people to remove and Pull out each rail to full extension. install the freezer drawer. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. _IL CAUTION: Do not hold the handle when removing or replacing...
  • Page 16: Leveling And Door Alignment

    LEVELING AND DOOR ALIGNMENT Door Alignment The left refrigerator door has an adjustable nut, located Leveling on the bottom hinge, to raise and lower the door for After installing, plug the refrigerator's power cord into a proper alignment. 3-prong grounded outlet and push the refrigerator into the If the space between your doors is uneven, follow the...
  • Page 17: Setting The Controls

    SETTING THE CONTROLS Temperature AIRFLOW Be sure not to block vents while packing your refrigerator. Doing so will restrict airflow and may cause the refrigerator temperature to become too warm or cause interior moisture buildup. (See the air flow diagram below.) The Refrigerator Temp Control ranges from 33°F to 46°F (O°C to 8°C).
  • Page 18 Air Filter []_Ax Accent Light/Light Sensor CHANGE AI__ILY_ This light has three settings: On, Off: and Auto. If The Air Filter helps remove odors the light is set to the Auto mode, the Accent Light from the refrigerator. The Air Filter will automatically turn on and off: according to the...
  • Page 19 Door Alarm ((J_)) Demo Mode (For Store Use Only) The Demo Mode disables all cooling in the refrigerator When power is connected to the refrigerator, the door and freezer sections to conserve energy while on display alarm is initially set to ON. When you press the Door in a retail store.
  • Page 20: In-Door Ice Bin

    IN-DOOR ICE BIN 2. To remove the in-door ice bin, grip the front handle, slightly lift the lower part, and slowly pull out the bin _, CAUTION as shown. Keep hands and tools out of the ice compartment door and dispenser chute. Failure to do so may result in damage or personal injury.
  • Page 21: Automatic Icemaker

    AUTOMATIC ICEMAKER Ice is made in the automatic icemaker and sent to the dispenser. The icemaker will produce 70-210 cubes in Personal Injury Hazard a 24-hour period, depending on freezer compartment temperature, room temperature, number of door openings DO NOT place fingers or hands on the automatic and other operating conditions.
  • Page 22: When You Should Set The Icemaker Power Switch To Off (O)

    AUTOMATIC ICEMAKER (continued) ,ACAUTION WHEN YOU SHOULD SET THE ICEMAKER POWER SWITCH TO OFF (O) The first ice and water dispensed may include particles or odor from the water supply line or the water tank. • When the water supply will be shut off for several hours.
  • Page 23: Food Storage Guide

    FOOD STORAGE GUIDE STORING FROZEN FOOD Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight NOTE: Check a freezer guide or a reliable cookbook moisture-proof material unless otherwise noted. This for further information about preparing food for prevents food odor and taste transfer throughout freezing or for food storage times.
  • Page 24: Refrigerator Section

    REFRIGERATOR SECTION WATER DISPENSER WATER TRAY To dispense cold water, push on the dispenser switch Press down on either of the front corners to remove with a glass. the tray. NOTE: The dispenser is equipped with a light that NOTE: There is no drain beneath the tray.
  • Page 25: Refrigerator Shelves

    REFRIGERATOR SHELVES To reinstall a shelf_Tilt the front of the shelf up and guide the shelf hooks into the slots at a desired height. The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to meet Then, lower the front of the shelf so that the hooks your individual storage needs.
  • Page 26: Humidity Controlled Crisper

    HUMIDITY CONTROLLED CRISPER To remove the glass The crispers provide fresher tasting fruit and vegetables 1. Lift up the glass under the crisper cover. letting you easily control humidity inside the drawer. 2. Pull the glass up and out. You can control the amount of humidity in the moisture- sealed crispers by adjusting the control to any setting NOTE: Pantry drawer not shown for clarity.
  • Page 27: Grab-N-Go Case

    GRAB-N-GO The Grab-N-Go compartment allows for easy access to commonly used food items. The inner Grab-N-Go door includes two door bins, the Cheese & Butter and Condiment bins, that are specially designed for food that can be stored at a warmer temperature.
  • Page 28: Replacing The Air Filter

    REPLACING THE AIR FILTER After changing the filter, push and hold the Air Filter button for three seconds to reset the filter sensor. It is recommended that you replace the air filter: NOTE: To purchase a replacement water filter, visit a •...
  • Page 29: Pullout Drawers

    PULLOUT DRAWERS 2. To replace, slightly tilt up the front of the drawer, insert the drawer into the frame, and push it back into place. Top Drawer 1. To remove, pull the drawer out to full extension. Lift the top drawer up and out, making sure the clear the rail system.
  • Page 30: Water Filter

    WATER FILTER Replace with a new water filter. CHANGE FILTER It is recommended that you replace the water filter: Take the new water filter out of its packing remove the protective cover from the o-rings. With • Approximately every six months. water filter tabs •...
  • Page 31 Performance Data Sheet The concentration of the indicated substances in water entering the system was reduced to a concentration less than or equal to the permissible limit for water leaving the system as specified in NSF/ANSI Standard 42 and Standard reduction of substances listed below.
  • Page 32 Application Guidelines/Water Supply Parameters Service Flow 0.5 gpm (1.9 Ipm) To reduce the risk associated with ingestion of Water Supply Potable Water contaminants: Do not use with water that is Water Pressure 40-120 psi (138 - 827 kPa) microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality Water Temperature 33°F - 100°F (0.6°C - 38°C) without adequate disinfection before and after of the...
  • Page 33 State of California Department of Public Health Water Treatment Device Certificate Number 09- 2019 Date Issued: December 15, 2009 Sears Manufacturer: The water treatmen pursuant to Section 116830 of the Microbiolo and Turbidity Cysts _!_ : ....Car_ofua Lindane ..p-Didhlo_0benze Toxaphefi_ ..
  • Page 34: General Cleaning Tips

    INSIDE WALLS (allow the freezer to warm up so the cloth will nat stick) To help remove odors, you can wash the inside of the refrigerator with a mixture of baking soda and warm water. Mix 2 tablespoons of baking soda to 1 quart of water (26 g soda to 1 liter water.) Be sure the baking soda...
  • Page 35: Light Bulb Replacement

    WHEN YOU MOVE LIGHT BULB REPLACEMENT When you are moving your refrigerator to a new home, follow these steps to prepare it for the move. 1. Remove all food from the refrigerator and pack all Electrical Shock Hazard frozen food in dry ice. Before replacing a Compartment...
  • Page 36: Before You Begin

    BEFORE YOU BEGIN WHAT YOU WILL NEED • Copper Tubing, 1/4 in. outer This water line installation is not covered by the refrigerator diameter, to connect the refrigerator warranty. Follow these instructions carefully to minimize the to the water supply. Be sure both risk of expensive water damage.
  • Page 37: Installation Instructions

    5. TIGHTEN THE PIPE CLAMP INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Tighten the clamp screws until the sealing washer Install the shutoff valve on the nearest frequently used begins to swell. drinking water line. NOTE: Do not overtighten the clamp or you may crush 1.
  • Page 38 8. FLUSH OUT THE TUBING 10. TURN THE WATER ON AT THE SHUTOFF VALVE Tighten any connections that leak. Turn the main water supply on and flush out the tubing until the water is clear. Shut the water off: at the water valve after about one quart of water has been flushed through the tubing.
  • Page 39 Before conducting troubleshooting, make sure that the following basic requirements are met. Service Flow 0.5 gpm (1.9 Ipm) Water Supply Potable Water Water Pressure 40-120 psi (138 - 827 kPa) Operating Ambient 55OF _ 110OF Temperature Limits 115 Volts, 60 Hz, AC only, and fused Electrical Ratings at 15 or 20 amperes.
  • Page 40 COOLING il!!i L!!i iii!!! !!!!!! Refrigerator Refrigerator was recently installed. It may take up to 24 hours for each compartment Freezer section is too reach the desired temperature. warm. Air vents are blocked. Rearrange items to allow air to flow throughout compartment.
  • Page 41 COOLING/ICE & WATER Food is freezing Food with high water content was Rearrange items with high water content away from air in the refrigerator placed near an air vent. vents. compartment. Refrigerator temperature control is set If the temperature is too cold, adjust the control one incorrectly, increment at a time and wait for the temperature...
  • Page 42: Ice And Water

    ICE & WATER Icemaker is not Doors are opened often or for long If the doors of the unit are opened often, ambient making enough ice periods of time. air will warm the refrigerator which will prevent the unit from maintaining the set temperature.
  • Page 43 ICE & WATER iii !!i !ilii iii i iiiillli i! ii! lil!iliiiii,! iJ ii!ii!!i!!i!!i!!i!!i!iill !i!!i!ii !!!! ..Icemaker is not Refrigerator was recently installed or It may take up to 24 hours for each compartment making ice. icemaker recently connected, reach the desired temperature and for the icemaker begin making ice.
  • Page 44: Care And Cleaning

    ICE & WATER i i ii !!i!!ilii iiili,i! ii! !! !i iili! i iili ! !i!!i! Ice has bad taste or Water supply contains minerals such A water filter may need to be installed to eliminate odor. as sulfur, taste and odor problems. NOTE: In some cases, a filter may not help.
  • Page 45 NOISE i i iii !!i!!ili i iJi i ii iilllii! i,,,:,,iiiH!liiii !i !il iiii!,iJ iiiii!! Clicking The defrost control will click when Normal Operation the automatic defrost cycle begins and ends. The thermostat control (or refrigerator control on some models) will also click when cycling on and off.
  • Page 46: Parts And Features

    PARTS & FEATURES i i ii !!i!!ilii iiilii! ii! !! !i iili! i iili ! !i!!i! Doors will not close Food packages are blocking the door Rearrange food containers to clear the door and door correctly or pop open. shelves. open.
  • Page 47: Kenmore Connect

    If you experience problems with your refrigerator, call Should you experience any problems with your 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®. Only use the Kenmore Connect refrigerator, it has the capability of transmitting data via System feature when instructed to do so by the Kenmore your telephone to the Kenmore Connect Team.
  • Page 48 Your Home For troubleshooting, product manuals and expert advice: For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, or heating and cooling systems, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement parts, accessories and owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself.

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