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Kenmore 2260872 Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    The above warranty coverage applies only to refrigerators which are used for storage of food for private household purposes and excludes original and replacement Kenmore Filtered Ice & Water filter cartridges (if equipped with the filter system). Original and replacement cartridges are warranted for 30 days, parts only, against defects in material or workmanship.
  • Page 3: Refrigerator Safety

    IM PORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions: • Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, allow for V2in. (1.25 cm) space on each side and at the top. When installing your refrigerator next to a fixed wall, leave 2 in. (5.08 cm) minimum on each side (depending on your model) to allow for the door to swing open.
  • Page 5 Pluginto a grounded3 prongoutlet. Donot removegroundprong. Donot usean adapter. Donot usean extensioncord. Failureto follow theseinstructionscan resultin death,fire,or electricalshock. Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is important to make sure you have the proper electrical connection: Recommended grounding method A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15 or 20 ampere fused, grounded...
  • Page 6 TOOLS NEEDED: ¼ in. hex-head socket wrench, 5/16in. hex-head socket wrench and a flat-blade screwdriver. IMPORTANT: Before you begin, turn the refrigerator control OFR Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. Remove food and any adjustable door or utility bins from doors.
  • Page 7: Door Removal

    Remove the top right hinge cover and screws as shown (see Graphic 6). Do not remove screw 1. Lift the refrigerator door straight up and off of the bottom hinge. 10. It may not be necessary to remove the bottom hinge to move the refrigerator through a doorway.
  • Page 8 3 prong outlet. Your refrigerator has two front adjustable rollers -- one on the right and one on the left. If your refrigerator seems unsteady or if you want the doors to close more easily, adjust the refrigerator's tilt using the instructions below: 1.
  • Page 9 Determine the length of copper tubing you need. Measure from the connection on the lower left rear of refrigerator to the water pipe. Add 7 ft. (2.1 m) to allow for cleaning. Use 1/4in. (6.35 ram) O.D. (outside diameter) copper tubing. Be sure both ends of copper tubing are cut square.
  • Page 10: Refrigerator Use

    Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one didn't make. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned about them. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces, such as the floor, wails, and cabinets, can make the sounds seem louder.
  • Page 11 • If the temperature is too warm or too cold in the refrigerator or freezer, first check the air vents to be sure they are not blocked before adjusting the controls.
  • Page 12 The water dispenser If you did not flush the water system when the refrigerator was first installed, press the water dispenser bar with a glass or jar until you draw and discard 2 to 3 gal. (8 to 12 L) or approximately 6 to 7 minutes of water after water begins dispensing.
  • Page 13 Non-indicator water filter (on some models) If your refrigerator does not have the water filter status light, you should change the water filter cartridge every 6 to 9 months depending upon your usage. If the water flow to the water dispenser or ice maker decreases noticeably before 6 months have passed, replace the water filter cartridge more often.
  • Page 14 Maximum Ice Production (on some models): In maximum ice production, the ice maker should produce approximately to 14 batches of ice in a 24-hour period. If your refrigerator has the maximum ice production feature, push the switch to MAX. To remove and replace freezer shelf ice bin (Style 1): 1.
  • Page 15: Refrigerator Features

    Replace back of meat drawer cover frame into supports or slides on side walls of the refrigerator and lower or slide the front of the cover frame into place. 4. Slide rear of glass insert into cover frame and lower front into place.
  • Page 16: Wine Rack

    • Fruit: Wash, let dry and store in refrigerator in plastic bag or crisper. Do not wash or hull berries until they are ready to use. Sort and keep berries in original container in crisper, or store in a loosely closed paper bag on a refrigerator shelf.
  • Page 17: Door Features

    Use nonflammable Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire. Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically. However, clean both sections about once a month to prevent odors from building up. Wipe up spills immediately. Cleaning your refrigerator 1.
  • Page 18 Replace the base grille when finished. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power. NOTE: Not all appliance bulbs will fit your refrigerator. Be sure to replace the bulb with one of the same size and shape. The dispenser light requires a heavy duty 10-watt bulb. All other lights require a 40-watt appliance bulb.
  • Page 19 Replace the light shield by inserting the left tab into the freezer wall. Align top tab with screw hole and replace screw. If the power will be out for 24 hours or less, keep both refrigerator doors closed to help food stay cold and frozen.
  • Page 20: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Refer to the "Cleaning" section. Are the door gaskets not sealed all the way around? Contact a technician or other qualified person. NOTE: Your new refrigerator will run longer than your old one due to its high-efficiency motor. The refrigerator •...
  • Page 21 Is there a kink in the home water source line? If you find or suspect a kink in the water line, call for service. • Is there a water filter installed on the refrigerator? The filter may be clogged or incorrectly installed. First, check the filter installation instructions installed correctly and is not clogged.
  • Page 22: Protection Agreements

    Are the air vents blocked in either compartment? prevents the movement of cold air from the freezer to the refrigerator. Remove any objects from in front of the air vents. See the "Ensuring Proper Air Circulation" section for the location of air vents.
  • Page 23: Water Filter Certifications

    Replacement Parts To order stainless steel cleaner or replacement filters, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME ® and ask for the appropriate listed below or contact your authorized Kenmore dealer. Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish: Order Part #D22 M40083 R Base grille water filter cartridges:...
  • Page 24: Product Data Sheets

    PRODUCT DATA SHEETS Model WF-NLC240V/NLC240V This system has been tested according to ANSI/NSF 42/53 for the reduction of the substances listed below. The concentration the indicated substances in water entering the system was reduced to a concentration water leaving the system, as specified in ANSI/NSF 42/53. Substance Reduction NSF Reduction...
  • Page 25 (Canada) on a product serviced by Seam: 1-800-827-6655 Para pedir servicio de reparaci6n a domicilio, y para ordenar piezas: 1-888-SU-HOGAR _ (1-888-784-6427) 2260872 ® Marca © Sears_Roebuck and Co. © Marque de commerce Your Home ® (1-eoo-46g-4e63)

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