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Setting The Temperature Control - Kenmore Elite Frost-Free Chest Freezer Use & Care Manual

Frost-free chest freezer
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The user interface (Control Panel) and receiver
(Freezer Mate) have been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used
in accordance with the instructions may cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will
not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment
and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
Changes or modifications to the transmitter or
receiver not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's
authority to operate the equipment.
This freezer requires the installation of a standard 9-
volt battery (not included). The freezer will not
function as intended, without the battery installed.
Please locate the battery holder as described in the
following illustrations. Remove cover(s), hook up the
connector, slide battery and excess wire into the
compartment and replace cover(s).
Battery Installation for Chest Type Freezer
User Interface (Control Panel)
• For safe food storage, allow 4 hours for the freezer
to cool down completely. The freezer will run con-
tinuously for the first several hours. Foods that are
already frozen may be placed in the freezer after
the first few hours of operation. Unfrozen foods
should NOT be loaded into the freezer until the
freezer has operated for 4 hours.
• When loading the freezer, freeze only 3 pounds of
fresh food per cubic foot of freezer space at one
time. Distribute packages to be frozen evenly
throughout the freezer. It is not necessary to adjust
the temperature setting while freezing food.
The desired temperature inside the freezer can be
set using the UP (? ) and DOWN (? ) buttons on the
control panel, located on the door/lid of the freezer.
Press either the UP or DOWN buttons once to
display the current setting. You may now use the UP
and DOWN buttons to change the temperature
setting to one which suits your needs. The range of
settings is -10°F to 10°F( -24ºC to -12ºC ) (See
figure 1and 2). The display will return to showing the
temperature of the cabinet after five seconds of
You may also turn off the freezer by pressing the UP
button when at temperature setting 10°F
The display will read 0F
not cool anything while it is in 0F
light will continue to operate while in 0F
WARNING: The freezer still has electrical power
while in 0F
. Disconnect freezer from the outlet
before cleaning or moving it.
Figure: 1
Figure: 2
(figure 3). The freezer will
position. The door

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