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Kenmore 795.6397 Use & Care Manual page 30

Top freezer refrigerator
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FROST OR iCE CRYSTALS
ON FROZEN
FOOD
Check if...
Then...
The door is not closing properly.
See "Doors will not close completely" above.
The door is opened often.
When the door is opened, warm, humid air is allowed in
the freezer resulting in frost.
iCE HAS OFF-TASTE
OR ODOR
Check if...
Then...
The icemaker was recently installed.
Discard first few batches of ice to avoid discolored or
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,
is not wrapped properly.
The water supply contains minerals such as sulfur.
A filter may need to be installed to eliminate taste and
odor problems.
The interior of refrigerator needs cleaning.
See CARE AND CLEANING section.
ice storage bin needs cleaning.
Empty and wash bin. Discard old cubes.
THERE
IS WATER IN THE DEFROST
DRAIN
PAN
Check if...
Then...
The refrigerator is defrosting.
The water will evaporate. It is normal for water to drip into the
defrost pan.
It is more humid than normal.
Expect that the water in the defrost pan will take longer to
evaporate. This is normal when it is hot or humid.
THE REFRIGERATOR
SEEMS TO MAKE TOO MUCH NOISE
Check if...
Then...
I The sounds may be normal for your refrigerator.
Refer to the UNDERSTANDING
SOUNDS YOU MAY HEAR
1
section
/
THE lCEMAKER
iS NOT PRODUCING
ICE OR iCE CUBES
ARE FREEZING
TOO SLOWLY
Check if...
Then...
The freezer temperature
is cold enough to produce ice. 1 Wait 24 hours after hook-up for ice production. See the
J
SETTING THE CONTROLS section.
Door left open.
I Check to see if something is holding door open.
CUBES
PRODUCED
BY ICEMAKER
ARE TOO SMALL
Check if...
Then...
Smaller cube size level is selected.
Select larger cube size using cube size selector.
Water shutoff valve connecting refrigerator to water
Call a plumber to clear the valve.
line may be clogged.
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