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Kenmore Side by side refrigerator Use And Care Manual

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Side by Side Refrigerator
Use & Care Guide
Lado a Lado Refrigerador
Gufa para su uso y cuidado
C6te ,_ C6te R_frig_rateur
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179
Sears Canada,
inc., Toronto,
IVl5B 2B8
(July 2007)


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  • Page 1 Side by Side Refrigerator Use & Care Guide Lado a Lado Refrigerador Gufa para su uso y cuidado Compartiments C6te ,_ C6te R_frig_rateur Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www.sea Sears Canada, inc., Toronto,...
  • Page 2 Congratulations on your purchase of a new refrigerator! We are very proud of our product and we are completely committed to providing you with the best service possible. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We know you'll enjoy your new refrigerator and Thank FOR YOUR SAFETY You for choosing our product.
  • Page 3 ELECTRICAL iNFORMATiON KENMORE PRO APPLIANCE WARRANTY • The refrigerator must be plugged into its own One Year Limited Warranty dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only electric outlet. When installed, operated and maintained according to The power cord of the appliance is equipped with all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance a three-prong grounding plug for your protection fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within...
  • Page 4 MasterProtection Agreements Sears Installation Service Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new For Sears professional installation of home appliances, Kenmord_product is designed and manufactured for garage door openers, water heaters, and other major years of dependable operation. But like all products, home items, in the U.S.A.
  • Page 5 ThisOwner's Guide provides specific o perating TOE GRILLE INSTALLATION / REMOVAL instructions foryourmodel. U setherefrigerator onlyas 1 Open both doors and remove the toe grille by instructed i nthis Use&CareManual. Beforestarting unscrewing its two mounting screws and gently the refrigerator, f ollowtheseimportantfirst steps. pulling forward (see illustration).
  • Page 6 WARNING To avoid electric shock, which can cause death or severe personal injury, disconnect the refrigerator from electrical power before connecting a water supply line to the refrigerator. CAUTION To Avoid Property Damage: • Copper tubing is recommended for the water supply Une.Water supply tubing made of W' plastic is not recommended since it greatly increases the potential for water leaks.
  • Page 7 Tools Necessary: Hinge Adjustable Screw Wrench Phillips head BEFORE YOU START: Make sure the electrical power cord is unplugged from the wall outlet. Remove any food from the door shelves. Close the doors. REMOVE THE HINGE COVER: Remove the three screws from the cover over the top door hinges. Pull the cover forward about a half inch and lift it off.
  • Page 8 Freezer and Refrigerator SpiliProofTM CAUTION: Controls DO Not Remove Right Fit net Behind Dairy Water Filter Compartment Fixed -- Dairy Door Bin Compartment iiii iiii ice Container Door Bin SpiliProof Shelf-- Sliding Shelf Fixed -- Temperature Door Bin Controlled Gourmet Pantry with Wine Rack Shelf Tilt Out...
  • Page 9 ALLOWING COOLING TiME BEFORE To ensure reliable food storage, allow your refrigerator and freezer to operate with the doors closed for 8 to 12 hours before placing food inside. During this cooling period, you do not need to adjust the controls, which are preset at the factory.
  • Page 10 MAKING TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENTS After running your refrigerator for 24 hours, you can adjust temperatures as needed. Make your adjustments small and gradual, allowing time for temperatures to change and stabilize. Refer to the following guidelines for temperature settings. Temperature Adjustment Guide Adjust Fresh Food control one degree colder by pressing Down (Colder) button.
  • Page 11 AiR FILTER INDICATOR & STATUS LIGHTS Your refrigerator's fresh food air filter needs to be replaced from time to time.You can monitor the need for replacement by referring to the status light while the air filter is "ON". To turn on the air filter, press the "Air Filter" button.
  • Page 12 CANTILEVER SHELF ADJUSTMENT PIZZA SHELF (SOME MODELS) Refrigerator shelves are easily adjusted to suit individual needs. Before adjusting the shelves, remove all food. Cantilever This shelf is attached to the shelves are supported at the back of the refrigerator. freezer wall beside the ice dispenser container.
  • Page 13 TALL BOTTLE RETAINER (SOME MODELS) SPECIAL ITEM RACK (SOME MODELS) The Tall Bottle Retainer keeps tall containers in the The innovative design of the bin from falling forward when opening or closing the Special Item Rack allows refrigerator door. To install, hold the retainer at the top, you to store a six-pack of 12 ounce drink cans, a and slide...
  • Page 14 Using The Dispenser Your automatic ice & water dispenser includes a control panel, a drinking glass bay, and two push-paddles for turning on the ice and water supplies. Using the dispenser control panel is necessary for the ice dispenser but not the water dispenser.
  • Page 15 NOW TO PRIME THE WATER SUPPLY The ice maker and container are located in the top of the freezer compartment. After the refrigerator is installed SYSTEM properly and has cooled for several hours, the ice Your refrigerator's water supply system includes several maker can begin making ice within 24 hours.
  • Page 16 iCE PRODUCTION: WHATTO EXPECT How Much Ice Will a Side Mounted Ice Maker Produce in 24 Hours? A side mounted ice maker will produce 4 to 4.5 pounds of ice every 24 hours, depending on usage conditions. Ice is produced at a rate of 8 cubes every 75 to 90 minutes. How Much Ice Will a Rear Mounted Ice Maker Produce in 24 Hours? A rear mounted ice maker will produce 3 to 4 pounds of...
  • Page 17 PureSource2 iCE AND WATER FRONT To change filter: FILTER (SOME MODELS) It is not necessary to turn the water supply off to change Order new filter cartridges through the dealer where you the filter. bought the refrigerator, or contact the Sears PartsDirect 1 Turn OFF side mounted ice maker by raising at 1-800-366-PART.
  • Page 18 REPLACING THE AiR FILTER Push Tab In general, you should change the air filter every six to Release months to ensure optimal filtering of refrigerator odors. Filter Cover_ You may want to adjust this time period depending on the types and amounts of food you typically store in your refrigerator.
  • Page 19 FOOD STORAGE IDEAS Fresh Food Storage • The fresh food compartment should be kept between 34 ° F and 40 ° F with an optimum temperature of 37 ° F. • Avoid overcrowding the refrigerator shelves. This reduces the circulation of air around the food and results in uneven cooling.
  • Page 20 Defrost Heater UNDERSTANDING THE SOUNDS YOU MAY HEAR During defrost cycles, water dripping onto the defrost heater may cause a hissing or sizzling Your new high-efficiency refrigerator may make sound. After defrosting, a popping sound may occur. unfamiliar sounds. These are all normal sounds and soon will become familiar to you.
  • Page 21 Care & CleaningTips Part Cleaning Agents Tips and Precautions Interior & Door Liners • Soap and water • Use 2 tabtespoons of baking soda in 1 quart of warm water. • Baking soda and water * Be sure to wring excess water out of sponge or cloth before cleaning around controls, light bulb or any electrical part.
  • Page 22 REPLACING LIGHT BULBS Both the freezer and fresh food compartments of your refrigerator include light bulbs that will need replacing from time to time. Some lights have covers that you will need to remove before replacing the bulbs. Always use bulbs that are designed for appliance lighting.
  • Page 23 PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION RUNNING OF REFRIGERATOR • Freezer control is set to "OF". Compressor does not run. • Set freezer control. See Temperature Controls section. • Refrigerator is in defrost cycle. • This is normal for a fully automatic defrost refrigerator. The defrost cycle occurs periodically, lasting about 30 minutes.
  • Page 24 PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION TEMPERATURES ARE TOO WARM Freezer/Refrigerator Doors are opened too • Warm air enters the refrigerator whenever the door is temperature is too warm. frequently or too long. opened. Open the door less often. • See PROBLEM section OPENING/CLOSING Door is slightly open.
  • Page 25 PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION AUTOMA TIC ICE MAKER (CONTINUED) Ice maker is not making • Ice maker is producing less ice Ice maker should produce approximately 4 - 5 pounds enough ice. than you expect. of ice every 24 hours. Extra Ice should produce up to 8 pounds of ice every 24 hours.
  • Page 26 PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION WA TEll DISPENSER Household water line valve is not Dispenser will not • Open household water line valve. See PROBLEM dispense water. section ICE MAKER IS NOT MAKING ANY ICE. open. Freezer door is not closed. • Ensure that freezer door is closed.
  • Page 27 CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM TEMPERA TURE GAUGES Temperature gauges • Freezer door is ajar/open. This is normal. The gauges will not work properly are not operating when the freezer door is open or ajar. Gauges will not operate without power. accurately. Loss of power...