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Unpacking; Door Handle Removal - Kenmore Refrigerator Owner's Manual

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Unpacking
and
Door
Handle
Removal
, CAUTION
To Avoid The Risk Of Personal
Injury, use Caution in unpacking,
handling, removing, installing and
cleaning all parts of product which
may have sharp edges.
CAUTION
To Avoid The Risk Of Personal
Injury, wear protective hand
covering.
Remove all tape and packing material.
To remove tape residue, touch a portion
of the tape to the residue and lift it off. If
adhesive residue still remains, try clean-
ing the sticky area with a clean cloth
soaked in mild dish washing soap. Wipe
area clean.
If the wood base is still attached, have
someone help you tilt the unit onto its
back, placing a sturdy support under-
neath. Remove the mounting bolts
from the base and discard bolts and
wood base.
IMPORTANT! Do not leave the
cabinet on its back longer than it takes
to remove the wooden base and do not
connect the power cord until after all the
inside packing has been removed and
the cabinet has been leveled for proper
operation.
With the unit upright, pull the grille from
the bottom front and make sure the
defrost drain pan is located underneath
the defrost water drain tube. Two drain
pan side supports (attached to the cabi-
net bottom) keep the pan in the proper
location, to make the automatic defrost
drain water drop on the sound reducing
cone. The drain pan locating stops pre-
vent the pan from being installed
backwards.
Remove all tape and packing material
from inside the unit.
[
IMPORTANT!
1
Must install the Defrost Drain Pan As Shown
Sound Reducing Cone
Located Bottom Right Side.
SPECIAL NOTE: If Cabinet is unable to
fit through doorway safely, you may
have to remove the door handles or
door assemblies. Refer to the following
chart and diagrams.
To Remove
Door
Handles
WARNING
To Avoid The Risk Of Personal
Injury, Property Damage Or Death
unplug the refrigerator before
attempting to remove the door
handles.
.
REMOVE THE FREEZER TOP
DOOR EDGE TRIM PIECE. Remove
the three screws holding the trim to
the top of the door. See Figure 1.
Remove the top door edge trim by
sliding the top door edge trim to the
right and lifting up. See Figure 2.
Edge _im
Face Trim
FIGURE 1
2. REPLACE TWO SCREWS. Tempo-
rarily replace two screws to hold the
door face trim strip underneath. DO
NOT REMOVE THE DOOR FACE
TRIM STRIP FROM THE DOOR.
See Figure 3.
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FIGURE
3
3. REMOVE THE TOP HANDLE CAP
Push upward to unsnap the handle
cap from the track in the base of the
.
.
handle. Hold cap to prevent it from
dropping once free from the handle
track. See Figure 4.
CAUTION
To avoid the risk of property dam-
age DO NOT kink the trim strips.
REMOVE THE HANDLE TRIM
STRIP. Remove the trim strip from
the handle track. Bend the strip gen-
tly if necessary, to clear the ceiling.
DO NOT KINK. See Figure 5.
FIGURE 5
CAUTION
To Avoid Personal Injury, securely
hold ontothe door handles while
removing screws.
REMOVE THE HANDLE. Unscrew
the seven exposed handle mounting
screws. See Figure 6.
FIGURE 6
6. Handle willeasily fall away.
7. Repeat process for refrigeratordoor.

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