Kenmore 795.6397 Use & Care Manual
Kenmore 795.6397 Use & Care Manual

Kenmore 795.6397 Use & Care Manual

Top freezer refrigerator


Models / Modelos / Mod_les
= color number, n_mero
de colo_ num_ro de couleur
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Printed in Mexico


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Summary of Contents for Kenmore 795.6397

  • Page 1 TOP FREEZER REFRIGERATOR CONGELADOR SUPERIOR REFRIGERADOR CONGI_LATEUR SUPI_RIEUR REFRIGI_RATEUR Models / Modelos / Mod_les 795.6997_,795.6991_ 795.7997_,795.7991_ 795.6937_,795.6929_ 795.7937_,795.7929_ = color number, n_mero de colo_ num_ro de couleur MFL61920619 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. Printed in Mexico ®...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Warranty and Product Record Safety instructions Grounding Requirements Parts and Features Refrigerator installation Unpacking Your Refrigerator Installation Base Grill Removing and Replacing Doors Reversing Doors Leveling and Door Closing/ Door Alignment Using Your Refrigerator Ensuring Proper Air Circulation Setting the Controls Adjusting Control Settings Food Storage Guide Storing Frozen Food...
  • Page 3: Warranty And Product Record

    This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada MSB 2B8 TOP FREEZER REFRIGERATOR ® or fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to one year or the or fitness, so these exclusions or limitations may not apply to you.
  • Page 4 [] $250 Food Loss Protection annually for any food spoilage that is the result of mechanical failure of any covered refrigerator or freezer. [] Rental reimbursement if repair of your covered product takes longer than promised. []18% discount off the regular price of any non-covered repair service and related installed parts.
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    NOTE: Setting either or both controls to the OFF position does not remove power to the light circuit. • Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment - they may break when frozen, causing damage. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS I t alerts you to safety messages that inform you You will be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow instructions.
  • Page 6: Grounding Requirements

    When you are finished, reconnect the refrigerator to the electrical source and reset the control (thermostat, refrigerator control or freezer control, depending on the model) to the desired setting. Before you throw away your old Refrigerator or freezer: •...
  • Page 7: Parts And Features

    NOTE: This guide covers several different models. The refrigerator or all of the items listed below. The locations CustomCube Ice maker * Ice Bin * Freezer Shelf Digital Temperature Control Refrigerator Light Snack Drawer Shelves Crispers Keeps fruits and vegetables fresh and crisp...
  • Page 8: Refrigerator Installation

    Excessive WeightHazard Usetwoor morepeople to moveand refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. UNPACKING YOUR REFRIGERATOR Remove tape and any temporary labels from your refrigerator before using. Do not remove any warning-type labels or the model and serial number label. To remove any remaining tape or glue, rub the area briskly with your thumb.
  • Page 9: Removing And Replacing Doors

    Using 10mm or 13/32-inch socket wrench, remove the 3 bolts and lift off the Top Hinge (see Fig. 2). Set parts aside. Fig. 2 Lift freezer door slightly and remove it. (Fig. 3). Set aside. Fig. 3 ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD...
  • Page 10: Reversing Doors

    Middle Hinge Bracket and door to the refrigerator housing. (Fig. 8). REPLACE FREEZER DOOR • Set the freezer door onto the Middle Hinge Pin (Fig. 9). Fig. 9 DOOR • Carefully force-fit Top Hinge Cover back into place ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD Before you begin, either unplug the refrigerator or turn off power at the circuit breaker or fuse box.
  • Page 11 Bracket, and tighten both down with the screw. Fig. 18 • Pry off cover on top of refrigerator on left side to uncover screw holes (Fig. 19). • Set freezer door and Top Hinge parts to the side and remove refrigerator door. Cover Y" _...
  • Page 12 REVERSE AND REATTACH REFRIGERATOR D OOR • Using a 1A-inch socket wrench, loosen and remove Hinge Pin from the Middle Hinge Pin Bracket. Remove washer underneath the middle hinge and set aside NOTE: At this point the door will be loose, lift up door slightly and remove it.
  • Page 13 • At thispoint, r emove theDecorative B oltonbottom on refrigerator housing fromtheleftsideof refrigerator (Fig.24).Youwill need thisholefortheBottom Hinge. Fig. 24 • Move the Bottom Hinge to the left side of housing keeping the same orientation, and reattach with 3 bolts (Fig. 25). Now move Decorative Bolt to hole on lower right side of housing.
  • Page 14 €l S_rew REATTACHING FREEZER DOOR • Put freezer door down over the Hinge Pin on the Middle Hinge Pin Bracket (Fig. 34). Place Upper Hinge's Pininthetopoffreezer d oor andlineuptheUpper H inge withholes intopof refrigerator. Use the 3 bolts to replace Hinge (Fig. 35).
  • Page 15: Leveling And Door Closing

    Loosen the Top Hinge Bolts using a 10mm or 13/32-in. socket wrench or open-end wrench. 2. Have someone hold the freezer door so the space between the two doors is even, and retighten the top hinge bolts.
  • Page 16: Using Your Refrigerator

    Most of the air then flows through the freezer section vents and recirculates under the freezer floor. The rest of the air enters the refrigerator section through the top vent.
  • Page 17: Adjusting Control Settings

    The freezer control adjusts the cold air flow from the freezer to the refrigerator. Setting the freezer control to a lower temperature keeps more cold air in the freezer compartment to make it colder.
  • Page 18: Storing Frozen Food

    STORING FROZEN FOOD NOTE: For further information about preparing food for freezing or food storage times, check a freezer guide or a reliable cookbook. Packaging Successful freezing depends on correct packaging. Close and seal packages so no air or moisture can pass in or out.
  • Page 19: Refrigerator Shelves

    REFRIGERATOR SHELVES The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to meet your individual storage needs. All the shelves in this unit are glass. Storing similar food items together in your refrigerator and adjusting the shelves to fit different heights of items will make finding the exact item you want easier;...
  • Page 20: Crisper And Crisper Cover

    (more moisture) or down (less moisture) SNAP=ON DOOR RACKS The door racks may be removed for easier cleaning. Door racks are in both the refrigerator and the freezer. The door racks are force-fitted with tabs and slots. Snap-On Door Racks To remove door racks: 1.
  • Page 21: Door Bins

    Do not overfill with water, or ice cubes will be difficult to remove. , For quick freeze, adjust the freezer dial to 3. To remove ice cubes, twist the tray. so may result in damage to the tray. • Do not bond the ice tray. Doing __ •...
  • Page 22: Care And Cleaning

    To help remove odors, you can wash the inside of the refrigerator and freezer with a mixture of baking soda and warm water, Mix 2 tablespoons 1 quart of water (26 g soda to 1 liter water,) Be sure the...
  • Page 23: Power Interruptions

    2. If the power will be out for more than 24 hours: a) Remove all frozen food and store it in a frozen food locker. b) Place 2 Ibs. (ca 1kg) of dry ice in the freezer for every cubic foot (28 L) of freezer space. This will keep the food frozen for two to four days.
  • Page 24: About The Automatic Ice Maker

    Select Button The icemaker will produce eight cubes per cycle--- approximately 100-130 cubes in a 24-hour period, depending on freezer compartment temperature, number of door openings and other operating conditions. If the refrigerator is used before the water connection is made to the icemaker, set the icemaker's power switch to O (off).
  • Page 25: Connecting The Water Line

    NOTE: W aterlineinstallation i s needed when the Automatic I cemaker and/or W ater D ispenser features areavailable onyourproduct. BEFORE YOU BEGIN This water line installation is not warranted by the refrigerator or icemaker manufacturer. Follow these instructions carefully to minimize the risk of expensive water damage.
  • Page 26 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (CONTINUED) 2. CHOOSE THE VALVE LOCATION Choose a location for the valve that is easily accessible. It is best to connect into the side of a vertical water pipe. When it is necessary to connect into a horizontal water pipe, make the connection to the top or side, rather than at the bottom, to avoid drawing off any sediment from the water pipe.
  • Page 27 9. CONNECT THE TUBING TO THE REFRIGERATOR NOTES: • Before making the connection to the refrigerator, be sure the refrigerator power cord is not plugged into the wall outlet. • If your refrigerator does not have a water filter, we recommend installing one if your water supply has sand or particles that could clog the screen of the refrigerator's water valve.
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting Guide

    The refrigerator control has been put into the store Demo (Demonstration) To exit the Demo Mode: 1. Open both the refrigerator and freezer doors. 2. Push in both door switches and at the same time press and hold the Temperature Adjust button for 5 seconds.
  • Page 29 LIGHTS DO NOT WORK Check if... The power supply cord is unplugged. Light bulb is loose in the socket. Light bulb has burned out. COMPRESSOR MOTOR SEEMS TO RUN TOO MUCH Check if... The refrigerator that was replaced was an older model. The room temperature is hotter than normal.
  • Page 30 FOOD Then... See "Doors will not close completely" above. When the door is opened, warm, humid air is allowed in the freezer resulting in frost. Then... Discard first few batches of ice to avoid discolored or off-flavored ice. Throw away old ice and make new supply.
  • Page 31 On Some Models) Then... Move the switch to the I (on) position. See the CONNECTING Wait 24 hours for the freezer to reach its ideal temperature. Level cubes by hand. IS iNTERIOR Then... Locate air vents by using your hand to sense airflow and move all packages that block vents and restrict airflow.
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