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Important Safety Instructions - Kenmore 253.6152 Series Use & Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions
Important Safely Instructions
Please read all safety instructions before using your
new refrigerator.
For Your Safety
Do not store or use gasoline, or other flammable liquids in the
vicinity of this or any other appliance. Read product labels *
for warnings regarding flammability and other hazards.
Do not operate the refrigerator in the presence of
explosive fumes.
Avoid contact with any moving parts of automatic ice
Remove oil staples from the carton. Staples can cause
severe cuts, and also destroy finishes if they come in
contact with other appliances or furniture.
Child Safety
Destroy or recycle the carton, plastic bags, and any
exterior wrapping material immediately after the
refrigerator is unpacked. Children should NEVER use these
items to play. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads,
plastic sheets or stretch wrap may became airtight
chambers, and can quickly cause suffocation.
Proper disposal of your refrigerator or
Risk of child entrapment
Child entrapment and
suffocation are not problems of
the past. Junked or abandoned
refrigerators or freezers are
still dangerous - even if they
will sit for "lust a few days." If
you are getting rid of your
refrigerator or freezer, please
follow the instructions below to
help prevent accidents.
Before you throw away your old refrigerator/freezer:
Remove doors.
Leave shelves in place so children may not easily climb
Have refrigerant removed by a qualified service
These guidelines must be followed to ensure that
safety mechanisms in this refrigerator will operate
Electrical information
The refrigerator must be plugged into its own
dedicated 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only electric outlet.
The power cord of the appliance is equipped with a three-
prong grounding plug for your protection against
electrical shock hazards. It must be plugged directly into
a properly grounded three-prong receptacle. The
receptacle must be installed in accordance with local
codes and ordinances. Consult a qualified electrician.
Do not use an extension cord or adapter plug.
Immediately repair or replace any power cord that
becomes frayed or damaged.
Never unplug the refrigerator by pulling on the power
cord. Always grip the plug firmly, and pull straight out
from the receptacle to prevent damaging the power
Unplug the refrigerator be~:ore cleaning and before
replacing a light bulb to avoid electrical shock.
Performance may be affected if the voltage varies by
10% or more. Operating the refrigerator with insufficient
power can damage the compressor. Such damage is
not covered under your warranty.
Do not plug the unit into an outlet controlled by a wall
switch or pull cord to prevent the refrigerator from being
turned off accidentally.
Avoid connecting refrigerator to a Ground Fault
Interrupter (GFI) circuit.
Grouncting type
wall receptacle
any circumstances
cut, remove.
Power cord with
3-prong grounded plug

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