TABLE OF CONTENTS WARRANTY When You Move PROTECTION AGREEMENTS Icemaker Operation IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When Should You Set The Icemaker Power Switch To OFF (O) GROUNDING REQUIREMENTS REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION Normal Sounds You May Hear Unpacking Your Refrigerator 8 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE 26 - 28 Installation 8 SERVICE INFORMATION...
WARRANTY SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR Kenmore Elite Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if any non consumable part of this appliance other than the sealed refrigerant system fails due to a defect in material and workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®...
PROTECTION AGREEMENTS Master Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new 5 $250 Food Loss Protection annually for any food spoilage Kenmore ® product is designed and manufactured for years that is the result of mechanical failure of any covered of dependable operation.
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.
CAUTION 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.
REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION INSTALLATION WARNING 1. Avoid placing unit near heat sources, direct sunlight or moisture. Excessive Weight Hazard 2. To minimize noise and vibration, the refrigerator MUST be Use two or more people to move and install the refrigerator. installed on a solidly constructed floor. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION LEVELING THE REFRIGERATOR DOOR HANDLE REMOVAL Place level on top of the refrigerator as shown below. You may have to remove the door handles to move the refrigerator through a narrow opening. See instructions below. NOTE: To avoid damaging door surfaces when moving the refrigerator through narrow openings, it is ALWAYS recommended to remove the doors as instructed.
REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION Removing the left (freezer) door with water line connection WARNING • Pull up the water feed tube while pressing area (Figure 1) as Electric Shock Hazard shown in the figure below. • Disconnect electrical supply to the refrigerator before •...
REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION Reinstalling the right (refrigerator) door Rivet Type 1 Type 2 1. Place the door onto the lower hinge pin. 2. Fit top hinge (4) over hinge lever latch (5) into place. Rotate lever (3) counterclockwise to secure hinge. NOTE : Regardless of hinge lever type, reinstallation process is the same.
REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION DOOR ALIGNMENT Type 2 Remove the base grille before adjusting the doors. See BASE Adjusting tools: wrench " (8 mm) and wrench ¾" (19 mm) GRILLE INSTALLATION for reference. Two methods of door alignment are available based on the Height diﬀerence amount of adjustment needed and installation requirements.
REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION CONNECTING THE WATER LINE • A cold water supply. The water pressure must be between NOTE: Water line installation is needed when the Automatic 20 and 120 PSI (1.4 bar and 8.2 bar) on models without a Icemaker and/or Water Dispenser features are available on water filter and between 40 and 120 PSI (2.8 bar and 8.4 your product.
REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION 4. FASTEN THE SHUTOFF VALVE 8. FLUSH OUT THE TUBING Fasten the shutoff valve to the cold water pipe with the pipe Turn the main water supply on and flush out clamp. the tubing until the water is clear. Shut the water off at the water valve after Pipe Clamp about one quart of water has been flushed...
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. Automatic Icemaker Refrigerator Light (LED) Ice is produced in the icemaker and sent to the dispenser.
USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR ENSURING PROPER AIR CIRCULATION CONTROL PANEL FEATURES In order to ensure proper temperatures, air must flow between the refrigerator and freezer sections. • Cool air enters the freezer through the vents located a the top of the compartment and exits through the vents located behind the freezer drawers.
USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR ULTRA ICE ADJUSTING CONTROL SETTINGS Press this button once to activate increased ice Give the refrigerator time to cool down completely before making function. The ULTRA ICE icon on the display making final adjustments. It is best to wait 24 hours before panel will illuminate when activated.
USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR FOOD STORAGE GUIDE STORING FROZEN FOOD NOTE: For further information about preparing food for Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture- proof material unless otherwise noted. This prevents food freezing or food storage times, check a freezer guide or a odor and taste transfer throughout the refrigerator.
USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR WATER AND ICE DISPENSER ICE STORAGE BIN Your refrigerator has a mechanism that can dispense cool The ice bin stores the ice cubes made by the icemaker. If you water and ice cubes without opening the door. need to remove the ice storage bin, do so as follows.
USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR CRISPER AND CRISPER COVER REFRIGERATOR SHELVES CAUTION: Make sure to keep shelf horizontal while The crisper allows for better conservation of fruits and vegetables. removing; otherwise it may drop. • To remove the crisper compartment cover, pull out the crisper compartment a bit to the front , lift the front part of the The refrigerator compartment shelf is adjustable so that you cover , and take it out .
USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR Folding shelf You can store taller items such as gallon containers or bottles by simply sliding the shelf back. • Slightly lift the shelf in the direction while pushing it to the back . FREEZER SHELF To assemble or disassemble the freezer shelf, follow the next steps: •...
FILTER WATER FILTER Grasping filter by its handle, twist it about ¼ turn until it When the Filter Reset icon turns on, you have to clicks into place. The filter is not correctly installed if you change the water filter. Press the Filter Reset button can wiggle it from side to side.
FILTER Filter Performance Data Sheet Model Number ADQ72910902 Use with replacement cartridge ADQ72910902 This system has been tested according to NSF/ANSI 42 for the reduction of the substances listed below. The concentration of the indicated substances in water entering the system was reduced to a concentration less than equal to the permissible limit for water leaving the system, as specified in NSF/ANSI 42.
USE AND CARE BACK COVER WARNING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Before you begin, either unplug the refrigerator or turn off power at the circuit breaker or fuse box. Explosion Hazard Failure to do so can result in death or serious injury. Use non-flammable cleaner.
USE AND CARE WHEN YOU MOVE WHEN SHOULD YOU SET THE ICEMAKER POWER SWITCH TO OFF (O) When you are moving your refrigerator to a new home,follow these steps to prepare it for the move. • When the water supply will be shut off for several hours. 1.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE UNDERSTANDING SOUNDS YOU MAY HEAR Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one did • The defrost timer will click when the automatic defrost cycle not make. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be begins and ends.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE Problem Possible Causes Solution Compressor motor The refrigerator was recently plugged The refrigerator will take up to 24 hours to cool completely. seems to run too in and the refrigerator control was set much. correctly. The refrigerator control was not set See the ADJUSTING CONTROL SETTINGS section.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE Problem Possible Causes Solution Frozen food The temperature control in the Press the Refrigerator Temp button to set the refrigerator in refrigerator refrigerator compartmentis set too cold. compartment to a warmer temperature. compartment. Refrigerator is installed in a cold When room temperature is below 41°F (5°C), food can location.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE Problem Possible Causes Solution Not disensing ice. All the doors are not closed completely. Ice will not dispense if any of the refrigerator doors are left open. Check if something is holding the door open. The dispenser display is locked. Press and hold the Door Alarm button for 3 seconds to unlock the control panel and dispenser.