Kenmore 795.5131 Series Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
Guide d'Utilisation et d'Entretien
English / Español / Français
Models/Modelos/Modèles: 795.5131*, 795.5132*
Side-by-Side Refrigerator
Refrigerador de Dos Puertas
Réfrigérateur Côte à Côte
= color number, número de color , le numéro de la couleur
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8


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  • Page 1 Refrigerador de Dos Puertas Réfrigérateur Côte à Côte = color number, número de color , le numéro de la couleur MFL63282402 Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. Sears Canada Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Refrigerator Shelves Warranty Freezer Shelf Protection Agreements Filter 24 - 25 Important Safety Instructions Water Filter Grounding Requirements Performance Data Sheet Refrigerator Installation 7 - 15 Care And Cleaning 26 - 27 Unpacking Your Refrigerator General Cleaning Tips Installation Outside Base Grille Installation...
  • Page 3: Warranty

    WARRANTY SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR Kenmore Refrigerator Warranty One Year Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due ® to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME to arrange for free repair.
  • Page 4: Protection Agreements

    Once you purchase the Agreement, a simple phone call is ® Kenmore product is designed and manufactured for years all that it takes for you to schedule service. You can call of dependable operation. But like all products, it may anytime day or night, or schedule a service appointment require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This guide contains many important safety messages. Always read and obey. 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. All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the hazard signal word DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION.
  • Page 6: Grounding Requirements

    This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
  • Page 7: Refrigerator Installation

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION INSTALLATION 1. Avoid placing unit near heat sources, direct sunlight or Excessive Weight Hazard moisture. Use two or more people to move and install 2. To minimize noise and vibration, the refrigerator refrigerator. MUST be installed on a solidly constructed floor. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
  • Page 8: Leveling The Refrigerator Door

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION LEVELING THE REFRIGERATOR DOOR HANDLE REMOVAL (TYPE 1) (Identify your handle type) Place level on refrigerator shelf as shown below. NOTE: It is ALWAYS recommended to remove the refrigerator doors when it is necessary to move the refrigerator through a narrow opening.
  • Page 9: Removing And Replacing Refrigerator Doors

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION HANDLE REMOVAL (TYPE 2) WARNING • Grasp the handle tigthtly with both hands and slide the Electric Shock Hazard handle up (this may require some force). • Disconnect electrical supply to the refrigerator before installing. Failure to do so could result in •...
  • Page 10 REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION Removing the left (freezer) door with water line Reinstalling the right (refrigerator) door connection. • Pull up the water feed tube while pressing area (Figure 1) as shown in the figure below. • NOTE: If a tube end is deformed or abraded, trim the part away.
  • Page 11: Door Alignment

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION DOOR ALIGNMENT Type 2 Adjusting tools: wrench ” (8 mm) and wrench ¾” (19 mm) Before adjust the doors, remove the base grille. See BASE GRILLE INSTALLATION for reference. Adjust the level when the refrigerator door is lower than the freezer door during the installation of the refrigerator.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Water Line

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION WHAT YOU WILL NEED CONNECTING THE WATER LINE NOTE: Water line installation is needed when the Copper Tubing, ¼” (6.35 mm) outer Automatic Icemaker and/or Water Dispenser features are diameter to connect the refrigerator available on your product. to the water supply.
  • Page 13: Installation Instructions

    REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 5. TIGHTEN THE PIPE CLAMP Install the shutoff valve on the nearest frequently used Tighten the clamp screws until the sealing washer drinking water line. begins to swell. NOTE: Do not overtighten or you may crush 1.
  • Page 14 REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION 8. FLUSH OUT THE TUBING ¼” (6.35 mm) Tubing Turn the main water supply on Tubing Clamp and flush out the tubing until the water is clear. Shut the water off at the water ¼” (6.35 mm) Back of Compression valve after about one quart of refrigerator...
  • Page 15: Refrigerator Features

    REFRIGERATOR FEATURES Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features. Note: This guide covers several different 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. Freezer Door Rack Refrigerator Lamp Automatic Icemaker...
  • Page 16: Using Your Refrigerator

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR ENSURING PROPER AIR CIRCULATION NEXT In order to ensure proper temperatures, air must flow 1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe off dust between the refrigerator and freezer sections. As shown accumulated during shipping. in the illustration below, cool air enters through the 2.
  • Page 17 USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR It is normal for several cubes to be stuck together . Display Off Mode If ice is not used frequently, old ice cubes will become The display lights up and stays lit when the refrigerator cloudy, taste stale, and shrink. is plugged in for 20 seconds.
  • Page 18: Adjusting Control Settings

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR ADJUSTING CONTROL SETTINGS LOCK CONTROLS / LOCK Give the refrigerator time to cool down completely before making final adjustments. It is best to wait 24 Type 1 Type 2 hours before doing this. The initial settings mentioned in The LOCK CONTROLS/LOCK button deactivates the temperature controls and dispenser functions.
  • Page 19: Food Storage Guide

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR STORING FROZEN FOOD FOOD STORAGE GUIDE NOTE: For further information about preparing food for Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and freezing or food storage times, check a freezer guide or moisture-proof material unless otherwise noted. This a reliable cookbook.
  • Page 20: Water Dispenser

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR WATER AND ICE DISPENSER Do not put your hands into the water and ice dispenser opening. Doing so may cause an injury to your hand. Your refrigerator has a mechanism that can dispense cool water and ice cubes without opening the door. •...
  • Page 21: Ice Storage Bin

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR ICE STORAGE BIN DOOR RACK AND SUPPORT The ice bin stores the ice cubes made by the ice maker. Your refrigerator and freezer features racks which can If you need to remove the ice storage bin, do so as follows: easily be arranged for packaged products.
  • Page 22: Snack Pan

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR SNACK PAN • Carefully lift the shelf up fully To remove the snack pan cover, pull the snack pan out • a bit . Lift the front part of the snack pan cover and pull out • Tilt the shelf and pull forward to remove it REFRIGERATOR SHELVES Make sure to keep shelf horizontal while removing;...
  • Page 23: Freezer Shelf

    USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR FREEZER SHELF To assemble or disassemble the freezer shelf, follow the next steps: 1. Pull the shelf towards the front . The shelf hook will contact the support on the guide. Lift the shelf so the hook clears the guide support (view detail). Support guide Hook...
  • Page 24: Filter

    FILTER WATER FILTER Installing the water filter 1. Remove the red cap from the filter. Filter Reset: When the Filter Reset icon turns on, you • have to change the water filter. Press the Filter Reset 2. Hold the filter with the unlock symbol facing button for 3 seconds to turn the icon off .
  • Page 25: Performance Data Sheet

    FILTER Performance Data Sheet Models Number ADQ72910902 Use with replacement cartridge ADQ72910902 Systems must be installed and operated in accordance with the manufacture’s recommended procedures and guidelines. ® To purchase a replacement filter, visit your local Sears store or call 1-800-4-MYHOME . Visit us on the web at Product distributed in the United States by: Sears Brands Management Corporation...
  • Page 26: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING DOOR LINERS AND GASKETS Do not use cleaning waxes, concentrated detergent, bleaches, or cleaners containing petroleum on plastic refrigerator parts. Use a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Wash, rinse and dry all surfaces thoroughly. PLASTIC PARTS (covers and panels) Explosion Hazard Do not use window sprays, abrasive cleaners, or...
  • Page 27: Power Interruptions

    CARE AND CLEANING WHEN YOU MOVE To change the refrigerator and freezer lamp: 1. Unplug the refrigerator. 2. Remove the cover lamp by pressing upward on bottom When you are moving your refrigerator to a new home, and rotating outward follow these steps to prepare it for the move.
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting Guide

    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE UNDERSTANDING SOUNDS YOU MAY • The defrost timer will click when the automatic defrost cycle begins and ends. The thermostat control (or HEAR refrigerator control, depending on the model) will also Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old click when cycling on and off.
  • Page 29 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE LAMPS DO NOT WORK Check if... Then... Light bulb has burned out. Replace with an appliance bulb of the same wattage, size and shape available at your local hardware store. (See the LAMP REPLACEMENT section.) Turn the temperature control to the OFF position and unplug the refrigerator prior to replacement.
  • Page 30 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE THE ICEMAKER IS NOT PRODUCING ICE OR ICE CUBES ARE FREEZING TOO SLOWLY Check if... Then... Wait 24 hours after hook-up for ice production. See the The freezer temperature is cold enough to produce ice. CONTROL PANEL FEATURES section. Door left open.
  • Page 31 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE TEMPERATURE IS TOO WARM OR THERE IS INTERIOR MOISTURE BUILDUP (CONTINUED) Check if... Then... The doors are opened often. When the door is opened, warm humid air is allowed into the refrigerator. The more the door is opened, the faster the humidity builds up, and the more warm air the refrigerator must cool.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting Guide

    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE ICE HAS OFF-TASTE OR ODOR Check if... Then... Discard first few batches of ice to avoid discolored or The icemaker was recently installed. off-flavored ice. The ice has been stored for too long. Throw away old ice and make new supply. The food has not been wrapped tightly in Rewrap foods since odors may migrate to the ice if food either compartment.

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