To Defrost Chest Models with Defrost Drain:
Place a shallow pan or the Divider/Drain
Pan (if equipped)
beneath the drain outlet. Pull out the outside drain plug (see
figure 2). A V2inch garden hose adapter can be used to drain the
freezer directly into a floor drain (see figure 3). If your model is
not equipped with an adapter, one can be purchased
Pull out the drain plug inside the freezer (see figure 4). Defrost
water will drain out. Check pan occasionally
so water does not
the drain plugs when defrosting
If the drain is left open, warm air may enter the
Defrost water will drain out. Check pan occasionally
water does not overflow.
the drain plugs when
To Defrost Models without
Place towels or newspapers on the freezer bottom to catch the
frost. The frost will loosen and fall.
Remove the towels and/or newspapers.
If the frost is soft, remove it by using a plastic scraper. If the frost
is glazed and hard, fill deep pans with hot water and place them
on the freezer bottom.
Close the freezer door/lid. Frost should soften in about fifteen
Repeat this procedure is necessary.
After defrosting, wash inside surfaces of the freezer with a
solution of two tablespoons of baking soda in one quart
(1.136 litres) warm water. Rinse and dry. Wring excess
water out of the sponge or cloth when cleaning in the area
of the controls, or any electrical parts.
Wash the removable parts and door basket with the baking
soda solution mentioned above, or mild detergent and
warm water. Rinse and dry. Never use metallic scouring
pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners, or alkaline solutions on
any surface. Do not wash removable parts in a dishwasher.
Wash the cabinet with warm water and mild liquid deter-
gent. Rinse well and wipe dry with a clean soft cloth.
Replace parts and food.
If leaving the freezer
door open while on vacation,
certain that children
cannot get into
the freezer and become entrapped.
Leave the freezer operating during vacations of less
than three weeks.
If the freezer will not be used for several months:
Remove all food and unplug the power cord.
Clean and dry the interior thoroughly.
Leave the freezer door open slightly, blocking it open if
necessary, to prevent odor and mold growth.
When moving the freezer, follow these guidelines
to prevent damage:
Disconnect the power cord plug from the wall outlet.
Remove foods, then defrost, and clean the freezer.
Secure all loose items such as base panel, baskets, and
shelves by taping them securely in place to prevent
In the moving vehicle, secure freezer in an upright
position to prevent movement. Also protect outside of
freezer with a blanket, or similar item.