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Kenmore 183.134013 Use And Care Manual page 9

Bottom drawer chest freezer
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PROBLEM
CAUSE
CORRECTION
SOUND AND NOISE
Popping or cracking
• Metal parts undergo expansion • This is normal. Sound will level off or disappear as
sound when compressor
and contraction,as in hot
freezer continuesto run.
comes on.
water pipes.
Bubbling or gurgling
• Refrigerant (used to cool
• This is normal.
sound, like boiling water,
freezer) is circulating
throughoutthe system.
Vibrating or rattling noise.
• Floor is uneven or weak.
• Ensure floor can adequately supportfreezer. Level
Freezer rocks on floor when it
the freezer by puttingwood or metal shims under
is moved slightly,
part of the freezer.
• Freezer is touchingthe wall.
• Move freezer slightlyaway from the wall.
WATER/MOISTURE/FROST INSIDE FREEZER
Moisture forms on inside
• Weather is hot and humid,
freezer walls,
which increases internal rate of
frost build-up.
• Door may not be seating
properly.
• Door is kept open too long, or
is opened too fi'equently.
• This is normal.
• See "DOOR
PROBLEMS"
Section of this Trouble
Shooting
Guide.
• Open the door less often.
WATER/MOISTURE/FROST OUTSIDE FREEZER
Moisture forms on outside
of freezer,
• Door may not be seating
properly, causing the cold air
from inside the freezer to meet
warm moist air from outside.
See "DOOR PROBLEMS" Section of this Trouble
Shooting Guide.
ODORINFREEZER
Odor in freezer.
• Interior needs to be cleaned.
• Foods with strong odors are in
freezer.
• Clean interiorwith sponge, warm water, and baking
soda.
• Cover the food tightly.
DOORPROBLEMS
Door will not close.
• Floor is uneven or weak.
• Level the floor by using wood or metal shims under
Freezer rocks on floor when it
the freezer or brace floor supporting the freezer.
is moved slightly.
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