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Kenmore 253.17202 Series Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
English / Español / Français
Models/Modelos/Modèles: 253.17202*, 17802*, 27002*, 27003*, 27009*, 27702*
Kenmore Elite
P/N A01062101 (1408)
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Manual de Uso y Cuidado Guide d’utilisation et d’entretien English / Español / Français Models/Modelos/Modèles: 253.17202*, 17802*, 27002*, 27003*, 27009*, 27702* Kenmore Elite ® Freezer Congelador Congélateur P/N A01062101 (1408) Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Record Model/ Important Safety Serial Numbers Instructions Please read and save Safety Precautions these instructions Do not attempt to install or operate your unit until you have read the safety precautions This Use & Care Guide provides specific in this manual. Safety items throughout this operating instructions for your model.
  • Page 3: Electrical Information

    Important Safety Instructions • Remove and discard any spacers used to WARNING secure the shelves during shipping. Small objects are a choke hazard to children. These guidelines must be followed to • Remove all staples from the carton. ensure that safety mechanisms in this Staples can cause severe cuts and also unit will operate properly.
  • Page 4: Warranty Information

    Warranty Information Kenmore Elite Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if any non-consumable part of this appliance other than the sealed refrigerant system fails due to a defect in material and workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME to arrange for free repair.
  • Page 5: Master Protection Agreements

    Master Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ® product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That’s when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.
  • Page 6: First Steps

    First Steps This Use & Care Guide provides general NOTE installation and operating instructions The exterior walls of the appliance may for your model. We recommend using a become quite warm as the compressor service or kitchen contracting professional works to transfer heat from the inside. to install your appliance.
  • Page 7: Door Removal

    First Steps Once the inside surface snaps in CAUTION place, continue the process by rolling the handle clip slightly outward To allow door to close and seal properly, and pressing down firmly to snap DO NOT let food packages extend past onto the outside surface.
  • Page 8: Energy-Saving Tips

    Energy-Saving Tips • The appliance should be located in the coolest area of the room, away from heat producing appliances or heating ducts, and out of direct sunlight. • Let hot foods cool to room temperature before placing in the unit. Overloading the appliance forces the compressor to run longer.
  • Page 9: Optional Features

    Optional Features off”. “Power off” will be displayed on the NOTE control panel to indicate that the unit is in Your appliance may have some, or all of the power off mode. To turn power back on the features listed below. Become familiar to the unit, press and hold the “set”...
  • Page 10: Alarm Function Table

    Optional Features temp” icon will be displayed on the control panel. The high temp icon will continue to display, even if the door is closed, until Sabbath mode is exited and the icon reset. For further assistance, guidelines of proper usage and a complete list of models with the Sabbath feature, please visit the web at http:\\
  • Page 11: Interior Light

    Optional Features Adjustable Interior Shelves Slide-Out Basket (some upright models) (some upright models) A Slide-Out Basket (some models), located at the bottom of the freezer, provides Multi-position adjustable interior shelves separate storage space for items that are can be moved to any position for larger or difficult to store on freezer shelves.
  • Page 12: Care & Cleaning

    Care & Cleaning • Replace the drain plug when defrosting CAUTION and cleaning are completed. If the drain is left open, warm air may enter the freezer. Damp objects stick to cold metal surfaces. Do not touch interior metal surfaces with wet or damp hands. Drain Tube Some upright freezers are frost-free and defrost automatically, but should be...
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Outside

    Care & Cleaning Cleaning the Outside • Pull out the drain plug inside the freezer (see figure 4). Defrost water will drain out. Wash the cabinet with warm water and mild Check pan occasionally so water does liquid detergent. Rinse well and wipe dry not overflow.
  • Page 14: Power/Freezer Failure

    Power/Freezer Failure NOTE Do not open freezer door unnecessarily if freezer is off for several hours. If a power failure occurs, frozen foods will stay frozen for at least 24 hours if the freezer is kept closed. If the power failure continues, pack seven or eight pounds of dry ice into the freezer every 24 hours.
  • Page 15 Before You Call CONCERN POTENTIAL CAUSE COMMON SOLUTION Appliance runs too • Room or outside • It’s normal for the appliance to work harder much or too long. weather is hot. under these conditions. • Appliance has recently • It takes 24 hours for the appliance to cool been disconnected for down completely.
  • Page 16 Before You Call CONCERN POTENTIAL CAUSE COMMON SOLUTION Vibrating or • Appliance is not level. It • Level the unit. Refer to “Leveling” in the First rattling noise. rocks on the floor when Steps Section. it is moved slightly. • Floor is uneven or •...