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Important Safety Instructions - Kenmore 970-4204 Series Use & Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions

Please read all safety instructions before using your
new refrigerator.
For Your Safety
Do not store or use gasoline, or other flammable liquids in
the vicinity of this or any other appliance. Read product
labels for warnings regarding flammability and other
Do not operate the refrigerator in the presence of
explosive fumes.
Avoid contact with any moving parts of automatic ice
Remove all staples from the carton. Staples can cause
severe cuts, and also destroy finishes if they come in
contact with other appliances or furniture.
Child Safety
Destroy or recycle the carton, plastic bags, and any
exterior wrapping material immediately after the
refrigerator is unpacked. Children should never use these
items to play. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads,
plastic sheets or stretch wrap may become airtight
chambers, and can quickly cause suffocation.
Proper disposal of your refrigerator or
Risk of child entrapment
Child entrapment and
suffocation are not problems of
the past. Junked or abandoned
refrigerators or freezers are
still dangerous – even if they
will sit for "just a few days." If
you are getting rid of your old
refrigerator or freezer, please
follow the instructions below to
help prevent accidents.
Before you throw away your old refrigerator/freezer:
Remove doors.
Leave shelves in place so children may not easily climb
Have refrigerant removed by a qualified service
Important Safety Instructions
These guidelines must be followed to ensure that safety
mechanisms in this refrigerator will operate properly.
Electrical information
The refrigerator must be plugged into its own
dedicated 10 amp, 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only electric
outlet. The power cord of the appliance is equipped
with a three-prong grounding plug for your protection
against electrical shock hazards. It must be plugged
directly into a properly grounded three-prong
receptacle. The receptacle must be installed in
accordance with local codes and ordinances. Consult
a qualified electrician. Do not use an extension cord or
adapter plug.
Immediately repair or replace any power cord that
becomes frayed or damaged.
Never unplug the refrigerator by pulling on the power
cord. Always grip the plug firmly, and pull straight out
from the receptacle to prevent damaging the power
Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning and before
replacing a light bulb to avoid electrical shock.
Performance may be affected if the voltage varies
by 10% or more. Operating the refrigerator with
insufficient power can damage the compressor. Such
damage is not covered under your warranty.
Do not plug the unit into an outlet controlled by a wall
switch or pull cord to prevent the refrigerator from
being turned off accidentally.
Avoid connecting refrigerator to a Ground Fault
Interruptor (GFI) circuit.
Grounding type
wall receptacle
Power cord with
3-prong grounded plug
Do not, under
any circumstances,
cut, remove,
or bypass the
grounding prong.

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