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Kenmore Top-mount refrigerator 106 Use And Care Manual

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



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  • Page 1 ® Top-Mount Refrigerator Refrigerador con montaje superior Refrigerateur superpose Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. 2208015 Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS WARRANTY WARRANTY ................. FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY ON REFRIGERATOR REFRIGERATOR SAFETY ..........For one year from the date of purchase, when this refrigerator is operated and maintained according to PARTS AND FEATURES ..........instructions attached to or furnished with the product, INSTALLING YOUR REFRIGERATOR .......
  • Page 3: Refrigerator Safety

    REFRIGERATOR SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others is very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES This manual covers several different models. The refrigerator you have purchased may have some or all of the items listed. The locations of the features may not match your model. 1. Adjustable Freezer Shelf 12. Utility Compartment 2.
  • Page 5: Installing Your Refrigerator

    INSTALLING YOUR REFRIGERATOR 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 • To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, allow for a .5 in (1.25 cm) space on each side •...
  • Page 6 ConnecS:Ssg Sse Ebc ssa Req si}mes s to s Source Read all directions carefully before you begin. IMPORTANT: • If operating the refrigerator before installing the water connection, turn ice maker to the OFF position to prevent operation without water. •...
  • Page 7 5. Using a grounded drill, drill a 1/4in (6.35 mm) hole in the Connecting to refrigerator: cold water pipe you have selected. NOTE: The first step for connecting the water line to your refrigerator is different depending on the type of water valve provided with your refrigerator.
  • Page 8 Style 2 1, Tube Clamp 2, Copper Tubing 3, Compression 3. The ice maker is equipped with a built-in water strainer. If local water conditions require periodic cleaning or a well is your source of water supply, a second water strainer should be installed in the 1/4in (6.35 mm) water line.
  • Page 9 ..... _ ( P .._ ', g TOOLS NEEDED: ¾6 in hex-head socket wrench, No. 2 Phillips screwdriver, flat-head screwdriver, s46in open-end wrench, flat 2 in putty knife. IMPORTANT: Before you begin, turn the refrigerator control OFF, unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. Remove food from doors.
  • Page 10 5. Position freezer handle on opposite side of freezer Door and hinge removal door. Assemble handle on door as shown (see Graphic 2). 6. Tighten all screws. Set aside door until hinges and 5/16in Hex-Head Hinge Screw refrigerator compartment door are in place. 5.
  • Page 11 If the doors do not close on their own, you will need to raise the front of the refrigerator so it is slightly higher _ _#_4_ ¸ _,_ +J ,=.=,= I:I °"= 11,, 1 311"R;I than the back. To do this, turn both leveling screws clockwise 1/2turn.
  • Page 12 USING YOUR ,JOFlt, : I :11 REFRIGERATOR For your convenience, the Temperature Control is preset at the factory. The control for the refrigerator and freezer is located in the top of the refrigerator section. It controls the temperature in both the refrigerator and freezer compartments.
  • Page 13 Use the settings listed in the chart below as a guide. Always remember to wait at least 24 hours between adjustments. Storing Fresh Food RECOMMENDED CONDITION/REASON: ADJUSTMENT: Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material unless otherwise noted. This REFRIGERATOR section Turn...
  • Page 14 Do not use: Meat • Bread wrappers Store most meat in original wrapping as long as it is airtight and moisture-proof. Rewrap if necessary. See • Non-polyethylene plastic containers the following chart for storage times. When storing meat • Containers without tight lids longer than the times given, freeze the meat.
  • Page 15 Meat asd Cover REFRIGERATOR some modes} FEATURES To remove the meat drawer: 1. Slide meat drawer out to the stop. 2. Lift front of meat drawer with one hand while supporting bottom of drawer with other hand. Slide drawer out the rest of the way. The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to match your individual storage needs.
  • Page 16 Style 1 To remove the plastic cover: 1. Remove crisper(s). v-"_ .' "_ O_;;I ;;; PD 2. Lift cover front and remove the cover support. To turn the ice maker on: 3. Lift cover up and slide out. The on/off switch for the ice maker is a wire shut-off arm located on the side of the ice maker.
  • Page 17 CARING FOR YOUR REFRIGERATOR To remove the shelf: 1. Remove items from the shelf. 2. Lift back of shelf over stop. 3. Slide shelf straight out. Explosion Hazard Use nonflammable cleaner. To replace the shelf: Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, 1.
  • Page 18 • Additional cleaning tips are listed below: PART COMMENTS NOTE: Not all appliance bulbs will fit your refrigeraton Be Outside • Waxing external painted metal sure to replace the bulb with one of the same size, shape, surfaces helps provide rust and wattage.
  • Page 19 Moving When you are moving your refrigerator to a new home, follow these steps to prepare it for the move. Vacations 1. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: If you choose to leave the refrigerator on while you're •...
  • Page 20 The motor seems to run too much TROUBLESHOOTING Is the room temperature hotter than normal? Expect the motor to run longer under warm conditions. Try the solutions suggested here first in order to At normal room temperatures, expect your motor to run about 40% to 80% of the time.
  • Page 21: Connecting The Refrigerator To A Water Source

    Is the water line shut-off valve to the refrigerator turned on? The divider between the two compartments warm Turn on the water valve. See the "Connecting the Refrigerator to a Water Source" section. The warmth is probably due to normal operation of the Is an ice cube jammed in the ejector arm?
  • Page 22: Door Closing And Alignment

    The doors will not close completely "We Service What We Sell" is our assurance to you that you can depend on Sears for service. Your Kenmore Are food packages blocking the door open? appliance has added value when you consider that Sears...
  • Page 24 For in-home major brand repair service: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-MY-HOME °" (1-800-469-4663) Para pedir servicio de reparaci6n - 1-800-676-5811 Au Canada pour tout le service - 1-877-LE-FOYEF_" (1-877-533-6937) For the repair or replacement parts you need: Call 6 am - 11 p m CST, 7 days a week PartsDirect°°...