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What To Do If You Smell Gas - Kenmore 796.8002*.900 Service Manual

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The information in this service guide is intended for use by individuals possessing adequate backgrounds
of electrical, electronic, and mechanical experience. Any attempt to repair a major appliance may result in
personal injury and property damage. The manufacturer or seller cannot be responsible for the
interpretation of this information, nor can it assume any liability in connection with its use.
To avoid personal injury, disconnect power before servicing this product. If electrical power is required
for diagnosis or test purposes, disconnect the power immediately after performing the necessary checks.
RECONNECT ALL GROUNDING DEVICES
If grounding wires, screws, straps, clips, nuts, or washers used to complete a path to ground are
removed for service, they must be returned to their original position and properly fastened.
■ Do not try to light a match, or cigarette, or turn on
any gas or electrical appliance.
■ Do not touch any electrical switches. Do not use any
phone in your building.
■ Clear the room, building or area of all occupants.
ESD problems are present everywhere. ESD may damage or weaken the electronic
control assembly. The new control assembly may appear to work well after repair is
finished, but failure may occur at a later date due to ESD stress.
■ Use an anti-static wrist strap. Connect wrist strap to green ground connection point or unpainted
metal in the appliance.
Touch your finger repeatedly to a green ground connection point or unpainted metal
in the appliance.
■ Before removing the part from its package, touch the anti-static bag to a green ground connection
point or unpainted metal in the appliance.
■ Avoid touching electronic parts or terminal contacts; handle electronic control assembly by edges only.
■ When repackaging failed electronic control assembly in anti-static bag, observe above instructions.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE
!

WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:

IMPORTANT
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
Sensitive Electronics
WARNING !
■ Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's
phone. Follow the gas supplier's instructions
carefully.
■ If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire
department.
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