KitchenAid 12828154 Use And Care Manual page 12

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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. See "Ensuring Proper
Air Circulation."
To Turn Your Refrigerator Off/On:
Press the freezer (+) touch pad repeatedly until "OFF"
appears in the freezer display. Allow a few seconds for the
refrigerator to shut off. Neither compartment will cool.
Press either the refrigerator or freezer (-) touch pad to turn on
the refrigerator.
Adjusting Controls
The REFRIGERATOR control adjusts the refrigerator
compartment temperature. The FREEZER control adjusts the
freezer compartment temperature.
If you need to adjust the temperature in either the refrigerator or
freezer compartment, use the settings listed in the chart as a
guide.
To Adjust Set Point Temperatures:
The first touch of the (+) or (-) touch pad displays the current
temperature set point. The display will show the set point for
approximately 3 seconds, and then return to the actual
temperature.
Press the (+) or (-) touch pads until the desired temperature
set point is displayed.
NOTE: Except when first turning on the refrigerator, do not
adjust either temperature control more than one setting at a
time. Wait 24 hours for the temperature to stabilize between
adjustments.
CONDITION/REASON:
REFRIGERATOR too warm
- Door opened often, large amount
of food added or room
temperature very warm
FREEZER too warm/ice not made
fast enough
- Door opened often, or large
amount of food added or very cold
room temperature (can't cycle
often enough)
- Heavy ice usage
REFRIGERATOR too cold
- Controls not set correctly for
your conditions
FREEZER too cold
- Controls not set correctly for
your conditions
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ADJUSTMENT:
Adjust REFRIGERATOR
TEMPERATURE Control
1° lower
Adjust FREEZER
TEMPERATURE Control
1° lower
Adjust REFRIGERATOR
TEMPERATURE Control
1° higher
Adjust FREEZER
TEMPERATURE Control
1° higher
Additional Control Center Features
Max Cool
The max cool feature assists with periods of high refrigerator use,
full grocery loads, or temporarily warm room temperatures.
Press the Max Cool touch pad to set the freezer and
refrigerator to the lowest temperature settings. Press the Max
Cool touch pad again to return to the normal refrigerator set
point.
NOTE: The Max Cool feature will automatically shut off in
approximately 12 hours.
OptimIce
®
Feature
The OptimIce
®
feature assists with temporary periods of heavy
ice use by increasing ice production.
Press the OptimIce
®
feature touch pad to set the freezer to
the lowest temperature setting. Press the OptimIce
touch pad again to return to the normal freezer set point.
®
NOTE: The OptimIce
feature will automatically shut off in
approximately 24 hours.
Holiday Mode
In Holiday Mode, the freezer will not automatically defrost as
often to conserve energy.
Press the Holiday Mode touch pad until the indicator light is
lit to turn on this feature. Press the Holiday Mode touch pad
again or open the refrigerator door to turn off this feature.
NOTE: The refrigerator door may be opened within 1 hour of
setting Holiday Mode without turning off the feature.
Temp Alarm
The Temp Alarm feature provides temperature information in the
event of a power outage.
Power Outage: During a power outage, if the temperatures in the
refrigerator and freezer compartments exceed normal operating
temperatures, the highest temperature reached will be displayed.
Press the Temp Alarm touch pad until the indicator light is lit,
to turn on this feature. Press and hold Temp Alarm for
3 seconds until the indicator light goes off to turn off this
feature.
®
feature

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