User Manual Kenmore 59679313511 bottom-mount refrigerator

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PROTECTION AGREEMENTS

WARRANTY

REFRIGERATOR SAFETY

Proper Disposal of Your Old Refrigerator

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Unpack the Refrigerator

Location Requirements

Water Supply Requirements

Connect the Water Supply

Electrical Requirements

Refrigerator Door(s) and Drawer

Door Closing and Door Alignment

REFRIGERATOR USE .

Using the Controls

REFRIGERATOR FEATURES

Refrigerator Shelves ..

Crisper and Crisper Cover

Crisper Humidity Control

Snack Drawer

FREEZER FEATURES

Freezer Door Shelf .

DOOR FEATURES

Dairy Center

Door Bins ..

Full-Width Door Shelf .

Ice Maker

REFRIGERATOR CARE ..

Cleaning

Changing the Light Bulb

Power Interruptions

Vacation and Moving Care

TROUBLESHOOTING

Refrigerator Operation

Temperature and Moisture

Ice and Water

Accessories

SERVICE NUMBERS

BACK COVER

JNDICE

TABLE DES MATIERES

PROTECTION AGREEMENTS

Master Prote-on Agreements

Congrafu/afions on rnaking a srnarf purchase.

Your new Kenmore

The Master Protection Agreement also helps extend the life of your new

I/Parts and labor not just for repairing defects. but to help keep products

I/Expert service by a force of more than 10.000 authorized Sears service

I/Unlimited service calls and nationwide service. as often as you want us.

I/"No-lemon" guarantee replacement of your covered product if four

I/Product replacement if your covered product can't be fixed.

I/Annual Preventive Maintenance Check at your request no extra

I' Fast help by phone we call it Rapid Resolution phone support from

II' Power surge protection against electrical damage due to power fluctuations.

II' $250 Food Loss Protection annually for any food spoilage that is the

I/Rental reimbursement if repair of your covered product takes longer

I/25% discount off the regular price of any non-covered repair service

Once you purchase the Agreement. a simple phone call is all that it takes

The Master Protection Agreement is a risk free purchase.

If you cancel for

Some limitations and exclusions apply.

For prices and additional

+Coverage in Canada varies on some items.

For full details call Sears Canada at 1-800-361-6665.

Sears Installation Service

For Sears professional installation of home appliances. garage door

1-844-553-6667 and in Canada call 1-800-469-4663.

KENMORE APPLIANCE WARRANTY

KENMORE LIMITED WARRANTY

FOR ONE YEAR from the date of sale this appliance is warranted against

WITH PROOF OF SALE. a defective appliance will receive free repair or

For warranty coverage details about obtaining free repair or replacement.

This warranty applies for only DAYS from the sale date in the United

States. and is void in Canada. if this appliance is ever used for other than

This warranty covers ONLY defects in material and workmanship.

Expendable items that can wear out from normal use. including but not

A service technician to clean or maintain this appliance. or to instruct

Service calls to correct appliance installation not performed by Sears

Damage to or failure of this appliance resulting from installation not

Damage to or failure of this appliance. including discoloration or

Damage to or failure of this appliance. including discoloration or

Damage to or failure of this appliance. including discoloration or

Damage to or failure of parts or systems resulting from unauthorized

Service to an appliance if the model and serial plate is missing.

Disclaimer of implied warranties; limitation of remedies

CustomeCs sole and exclusive remedy under this limited warranty shall be

This warranty applies only while this appliance is used in the United States or Canada

This warranty gives you specific legal rights. and you may also have other

Sears Brands Management Corporation

Hoffman Estates.

IL 60179

Sears Canada Inc.

Toronto.

Ontario.

Canada MSB C3

PRODUCT RECORD

Record your complete model number. serial number. and purchase date.

You can find this information on the model and serial number label located

Have this information available to help you obtain assistance or service

Model number

Serial number

Purchase date

Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future reference.

REFRIGERATOR SAFETY

Your safety and the safety of others are very important.

We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance.

Always read and obey all safety messages.

This is the safety alert symbol.

This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.

All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING." These words mean:

You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately follow instructions.

You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow instructions.

All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is. tell you how to reduce the chance of injury. and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire. electric shock. or injury when using your refrigerator. follow these basic precautions:

• Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

• Do not remove ground prong.

• Do not use an adapter.

• Do not use an extension cord.

• Disconnect power before servicing.

• Replace all parts and panels before operating.

• Remove doors from your old refrigerator.

• Use nonflammable cleaner.

• Keep flammable materials and vapors. such as gasoline. away from refrigerator.

• Use two or more people to move and install refrigerator.

• Disconnect power before installing ice maker (on ice maker kit ready models only).

• Use a sturdy glass when dispensing ice (on some models).

• Do not hit the refrigerator glass doors (on some models).

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

State of California Proposition 65 Warnings:

WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer.

WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Proper Disposal of Your Old Refrigerator

Suffocation Hazard

Remove doors from your old refrigerator.

Failure to do so can result in death or brain damage.

IMPORTANT: Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the

Before You Throw Away Your Old Refrigerator or Freezer: Take off the doors.

Leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.

Dispose of refrigerator in accordance with Federal and Local regulations.

Refrigerants must be evacuated by a licensed.

EPA certified refrigerant technician in accordance with established procedures.

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Excessive Weight Hazard

Use two or more people to move and install refrigerator.

Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.

Remove the Packaging

Remove tape and glue residue from surfaces before turning on the

Do not use sharp instruments. rubbing alcohol. flammable fluids. or

"Refrigerator Safety."

Shelves. bins. door shelf rails. and other feature parts may be

Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials.

When Moving "{our Refrigerator:

Your refrigerator is heavy. When moving the refrigerator for cleaning or service. be sure to cover the floor with cardboard or hardboard to avoid floor damage.

Always pull the refrigerator straight out when moving it. Do not wiggle or "walk" the refrigerator when trying to move it. as floor damage could occur.

Clean Before Using

After you remove all of the packaging materials. clean the inside of your

Do not clean glass shelves or covers with warm water when they are cold. Shelves and covers may break if exposed to sudden temperature changes or impact. such as bumping.

Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small. pebble-size pieces. This is normal. Glass shelves and covers are heavy. Use both hands when removing them to avoid dropping.

Explosion Hazard

Keep flammable materials and vapors. such as gasoline. away from refrigerator.

Failure to do so can result in death. explosion. or fire.

IMPORTANT: This refrigerator is designed for indoor. household use only.

To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator. allow for 1/2" (1.25 cm) of

NOTE: This refrigerator is intended for use in a location where the temperature ranges from a minimum of 55°F (13°C) to a maximum of 110°F

(43°C).

The preferred room temperature range for optimum performance.

W' (1.25 cm)

21/2" (6.3 cm)

Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.

Read and

TOOLS NEEDED:

Flat-blade screwdriver 1/4" Nut driver

7/16" and 1/2" Open-end or two 1/4" Drill bit

IMPORTANT: Allinstallations mustmeetlocalplumbing coderequirements. Donot use a piercing-type or 6" (4.76 ram) saddle valve which

Use copper tubing and check for leaks.

Install copper tubing only in

For models with water filters. the disposable water filter should be

Water Pressure

A cold water supply with water pressure of between 35 and 120 psi (241 and kPa) is required to operate the water dispenser and ice

Reverse Osmosis Water Supply

IMPORTANT: The pressure of the water supply coming out of a reverse

If a reverse osmosis water filtration system is connected to your cold water

If the water pressure to the reverse osmosis system is less than to 60 psi

(276 to 414 kPa):

Check to see whether the sediment filter in the reverse osmosis system

Allow the storage tank on the reverse osmosis system to refill after

If your refrigerator has a water filter. it may further reduce the water

If you have questions about your water pressure. call a licensed. qualified

Read all directions before you begin.

IMPORTANT:

Plumbing shall be installed in accordance with the International

Plumbing Code and any local codes and ordinances.

The gray water tubing on the back of the refrigerator (which is used to

If PEX tubing is used instead of copper. we recommend the following

W10505928RP (7 ft [2.14 m] jacketed PEX).

RP (5 ft [1.52 m] PEX). or

W10267701RP (25 ft [7.62 m] PEX).

Install tubing only in areas where temperatures will remain above

If you turn on the refrigerator before the water line is connected. turn

Find a 1/2" to 11/4" (12.7 mm to 31.8 mm) vertical cold water pipe near

IMPORTANT:

Make sure it is a cold water pipe.

Horizontal pipe will work. but the following procedure must be

Determine the length of copper tubing you need.

Measure from the connection on the lower right rear of the refrigerator to the water pipe.

Add 7 ft (2.1 m) to allow for cleaning.

Use 1/4" (6.35 mm) O.D. (outside

Using a cordless drill. drill a 1/4" hole in the cold water pipe you have selected.

A.

Co/c/waterpipe E.

Compression sleeve

B. Pipe c/amp E Shutoff valve

C. Copper tubing G. Packing nut

D. Compression nut

Fasten the shutoff valve to the cold water pipe with the pipe clamp.

Be sure the outlet end is solidly in the 1/4" drilled hole in the water pipe

Tighten the pipe clamp screws slowly and evenly so the washer makes

Slip the compression sleeve and compression nut on the copper tubing

Place the free end of the tubing in a container or sink. and turn ON the

Connect to Refrigerator

Depending on your model. the water line may come down from the top or

Style

Remove plastic cap from water valve inlet port.

Attach the copper

Tighten the compression nut.

Do not overtighten.

Confirm copper

Connect to Water Line

Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.

Turn OFF main water supply.

Turn ON nearest faucet long enough to clear line of water.

Create a service loop with the copper tubing.

Avoid kinks when coiling

"P" clamp.

A.

Copper tubing C. Compression nut

B. "P"clamp D. Compression sleeve

Turn on water supply to refrigerator and check for leaks.

Correct any leaks.

Style2

Create a service loop (minimum diameter of 2 ft [61 cm]) with the

Remove the plastic cap from water valve inlet port.

Place

Insert the end of the copper tubing into the water valve inlet port.

Shape tubing slightly so that the tubing feeds straight into the port to avoid kinks.

Slide the compression nut over the sleeve and screw into the water

A.

Plastic water tubing

B. Sleeve

C. Compression nut

D. Copper tubing

Using an adjustable wrench. hold the nut on the plastic water line to

A. "P" clamp C. Compression nut

B. Plastic water line D. Copper tubing

Check connection by pulling on copper tubing.

Attach the plastic water line to the refrigerator cabinet with a "P" clamp.

Turn on water supply to the refrigerator and check for leaks.

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Electrical Shock Hazard

Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

Do not remove ground prong.

Do not use an adapter.

Do not use an extension cord.

Failure to follow these instructions can result in death. fire. or electrical shock.

Before you move your refrigerator into its final location. it is important to

Recommended Grounding Method

A 115 volt. Hz. AC only 15- or 20-amp fused. grounded electrical supply

NOTE: Before performing any type of installation. cleaning. or removing

Refrigerator displays as shown.

Disconnect the refrigerator from the

See "Using the Controls."

Electronic Dual Control

Freezer Scroll Down for Cooling Off Refrigerator

• is the coldest recommended setting

• is the coldest

TOOLS NEEDED: 5/16".

3/8".

1/4" hex head socket wrenches. a #2 Phillips

IMPORTANT:

Your refrigerator has a standard door with a freezer door (Style 1) or

All graphics referenced in the following instructions are included later

If you only want to remove and replace the door(s). see "Remove

Door(s) and Hinges" and "Replace Door(s) and Hinges."

Before you begin. turn the refrigerator control OFF. and remove food

Remove and Replace Refrigerator and Freezer Door or Drawer Handles

Style 1 - Refrigerator Door wffh Freezer Door

Refrigerator Door

To remove the handle. pull the trim pieces off each end of the handle.

Using a Phillips screwdriver. remove the handle screws.

Make sure you

To replace the handle. align the handle on the door or drawer as

Freezer Door

To remove the handle. remove the two screws attaching the handle to

To replace the handle. align the holes in the handle with the holes in

Style Refrigerator Door with Freezer Drawer

Metal handles

To remove the handle. use a %2" or 1/8" Allen wrench to loosen the two

To replace the handles. reverse the directions.

Plastic handles

To remove the handle. slide the trim pieces to each end of the handle

Make sure you keep the screws for reattaching the handles.

See Plastic

Handle graphics 2 and

To replace the handle. align the handle on the door or drawer as

Remove Door(s) and Hinges

Hex Head Top Hinge Screw

Style

Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.

Keep the freezer door closed until you are ready to lift it free from the cabinet.

NOTE: Provide additional support for the door while the hinges are

Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge graphic.

Lift

Remove the center hinge pin and remove the hinge screws as shown in

Style

Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.

Keep the refrigerator door closed until you are ready to lift it free from the cabinet.

NOTE: Provide additional support for the door while the hinges are

Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge graphic.

Lift

Remove the parts for the bottom hinge as shown in Bottom Hinge

Reverse Door(s) (optional)

IMPORTANT: If you want to reverse your door so it opens from the opposite

Door and Hinges."

Door Stop Screw

Flat-Head Handle Screw

Door Handle Seal Screw Front

Cabinet Hinge Hole Plug

Cabinet

Remove hinge screws from handle side and move them to opposite

Remove cabinet hinge hole plugs from cabinet top and move them to

Refrigerator door

Remove the refrigerator handle assembly as shown in Graphic

Keep all parts together.

Remove door handle seal screw front.

Move to opposite side of

Remove the door stop.

Move it to the opposite side of the refrigerator

Attach the refrigerator handle to the opposite side of the refrigerator

Tighten all screws.

Set aside the door until hinges and freezer

Freezer door

Remove freezer handle assembly as shown.

Keep all parts together.

See Graphic 5-1.

Remove freezer door handle seal screw.

Move to opposite side of freezer door.

Remove door stop.

Move to opposite side of freezer door as shown.

See Graphic

Attach handle to opposite side of freezer door.

Tighten all screws.

Set aside door until bottom hinge is installed on

Replace Door(s) and Hinges

Style

Replace the parts for the bottom hinge as shown.

Tighten screws.

Replace the freezer door.

NOTE: Provide additional support for the door while the hinges are

Assemble the parts for the center hinge as shown in the Center Hinge

Assemble the parts for the top hinge as shown in the Top Hinge

Adjust the doors so that the bottom of the refrigerator door is aligned

Style

Replace the parts for the bottom hinge as shown.

Tighten screws.

NOTE: Provide additional support for the door while the hinges are

Assemble the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge graphic.

Do not tighten screws completely.

Adjust the door so that the bottom of the refrigerator door is aligned

Remove and Replace Freezer Drawer

IMPORTANT: Two people may be required to remove and replace the

Steps."

Remove Drawer Front

Open the freezer drawer to full extension.

Loosen the four screws attaching the drawer glides to the drawer front.

See Drawer Front Removal graphic.

NOTE: Loosen screws three to four turns.

Keep the screws in the drawer front.

Lift drawer front upward and off the screws.

See Drawer Front

Removal graphic.

Replace Drawer Front

Slide the drawer glides out of the freezer compartment.

Insert the

Pull the drawer brackets toward you to insert the two screws in the bottom of the drawer front into the brackets.

See Drawer Front

Replacement graphic.

Completely tighten the four screws.

Final Steps

Check all holes to make sure that hole plugs and screws are in place.

Reinstall top hinge cover as shown in Top Hinge graphic.

Electrical Shock Hazard

Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

Do not remove ground prong.

Do not use an adapter.

Do not use an extension cord.

Failure to follow these instructions can result in death. fire. or electrical shock.

Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

Return all removable door parts to door and food to refrigerator.

The base grille covers the leveling screws and roller assemblies located at

Before making adjustments. remove the base grille and move the

Remove the two screws fastening the base grille to the cabinet. and

Move the refrigerator to its final location.

NOTE: To allow the refrigerator to roll easier. raise the leveling legs off

So the doors will close easier. use a 1/4" hex driver to turn both leveling

NOTE: Having someone push against the top of the refrigerator takes

A.

Zeve/ing screw

B. Front ro//er

Open and close the doors to make sure they close as easily as you like.

If not. increase the tilt by turning both leveling screws clockwise.

It may

Check for door alignment.

If one door is lower than the other. adjust

NOTE: Having someone push against the top of the refrigerator takes some weight off the leveling screws.

This makes it easier to turn the

Make sure the refrigerator is steady.

If the refrigerator seems unsteady or rolls forward when the door or drawer is opened. adjust the leveling

Replace the base grille by aligning the holes in the grille with the holes in the cabinet and fasten using the screws removed in Step

REFRIGERATORUSE

Usng he Co _'_'e s

The temperature controls are located at the top front of the refrigerator or

Temperature Controls

For your convenience. the temperature controls are preset at the factory.

When you first install your refrigerator. make sure the controls are still set

Recommended Setting

Electronic Dual Control

Freezer Scroll Down for Cooling Off Refrigerator

• is the coldest recommended setting

• is the coldest

IMPORTANT:

The recommended setting should be correct for normal household

Wait 24 hours for your refrigerator to cool completely before adding

NOTE: Adjusting the refrigerator and freezer temperature controls to a colder than recommended setting will not cool the compartments any faster.

If the temperature is too warm or too cold in the refrigerator or

To Turn Off/On:

Press both Minus Sign touch pads repeatedly until a dash (-) appears in

Humidity Control (on some models)

The humidity control turns on a heater to help reduce moisture on the door

Press the control to ON when the environment is warm and more

Press the control to OFF to save energy when the environment is less humid.

HumidityControl

On Off

Adjusting Controls

If you need to adjust the temperature in either the refrigerator or freezer

Press the up or down arrow touch pads to adjust the temperature.

Except

CONDITION/REASON= ADJUSTMENT=

REFRIGERATOR too warm REFRIGERATOR Control

FREEZER too warm/too little ice FREEZER Control one setting

REFRIGERATOR too cold REFRIGERATOR Control

FREEZER too cold FREEZER Control one setting lower

The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to meet your individual

Storing similar food items together in your refrigerator and adjusting the

Shelves and Shelf Frames

To remove and replace a shelf/shelf frame:

Remove the shelf/frame by tilting it up at the front and lifting it out of

Replace the shelf/frame by guiding the rear shelf hooks into the shelf

Lower the front of the shelf and make sure that the shelf is in position.

To remove and replace the crisper(s):

Slide crisper(s) straight out to the stop.

Lift the front of the crisper(s)

Replace the crisper(s) by sliding back in fully past the drawer stop.

To remove the crisper(s) cover:

Remove crisper(s).

Holding the glass insert firmly with one hand. press up in center of

Lift the cover frame up and remove it.

REFRIGERATORFEATURES

Your model may have some or all of these features.

Do not clean glass shelves or covers with warm water when they are cold. Shelves and covers may break if exposed to sudden temperature changes or impact. such as bumping.

Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small. pebble-size pieces. This is normal. Glass shelves and covers are heavy. Use both hands when removing them to avoid dropping.

To replace crisper(s) cover.

Fit back of cover frame into supports on side walls of the refrigerator

Slide rear of glass insert into cover frame and lower front into place.

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You can control the amount of humidity in the moisture-sealed crisper.

Adjust the control to any setting between LOW and HIGH.

LOW (open) lets moist air out of the crisper for best storage of fruits and

Fruit: Wash. let dry and store in refrigerator in plastic bag or crisper.

Do not wash or hull berries until they are ready to use. Sort and keep

Vegetables with skins: Place in plastic bags or plastic container and

HIGH (closed) keeps moist air in the crisper for best storage of fresh. leafy

Leafy vegetables: Wash in cold water. drain and trim or tear off

To remove and replace the snack drawer:

Pull drawer out to full extension.

Tilt up front of drawer and pull straight out.

Replace the snack drawer by inserting the drawer into the frame rails

To remove and replace the shelf:

Remove the shelf by sliding it up and pulling it straight out.

Replace the shelf by sliding it in above the desired support and

DOOR FEATURES

Your model may have some or all of these features.

To remove and replace the dairy center:

Remove the dairy center by raising and holding the cover up while

Replace the dairy center by sliding it in above the desired support and

Dee' Bns

To remove and replace the bins:

Remove the bin by lifting it up and pulling it straight out.

Replace the bin by sliding it in above the desired support and pushing

Meat Storage Guide

Store most meat in original wrapping as long as it is airtight and moisture

When storing meat longer than the times given. freeze the meat.

Fresh fish or shellfish use same day as purchased

Chicken. ground beef. variety meats (liver)

1-2 days

Cold cuts. steaks/roasts

days

Cured meats

7-10 days

Leftovers Cover leftovers with plastic wrap. aluminum foil. or plastic

FREEZER FEATURES

Your model may have some or all of these features.

On some models

Convenient storage for smaller frozen food items.

Fu) W d(hDeos Shef

To remove and replace the shelf:

Remove the shelf by sliding it up and pulling it straight out.

Replace the shelf by sliding it in above the desired support and

IMPORTANT: Flush the water system before turning on the ice maker.

See

"Water Dispenser."

Turning the Ice Maker On/Off

To turn the ice maker ON. simply lower the wire shutoff arm.

To manually turn the ice maker OFF. lift the wire shutoff arm to the OFF

(arm up) position and listen for the click.

NOTE: Your ice maker has an automatic shutoff.

As ice is made. the ice

NOTE: Turn off the ice maker before removing the ice storage bin to serve

Ice Production Rate

The ice maker should produce a complete batch of ice approximately

To increase ice production. lower the freezer and refrigerator

Remember

Allow hours to produce the first batch of ice. Allow 3 days to

The quality of your ice will be only as good as the quality of the water

Do not store anything on top of the ice maker or in the ice storage bin.

REFRIGERATORCARE

Explosion Hazard

Use nonflammable cleaner.

Failure to do so can result in death. explosion. or fire.

Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically.

However.

IMPORTANT: Because air circulates between both sections. any odors

To Clean Your Refrigerator:

NOTE: Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaners such as window sprays.

Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.

Hand wash. rinse. and dry removable parts and interior surfaces

Wash stainless steel and painted metal exteriors with a clean sponge

To keep your stainless steel refrigerator looking like new and to remove minor scuffs or marks. it is suggested that you use the manufacturePs approved Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish.

To order the cleaner. see "Accessories."

IMPORTANT: This cleaner is for stainless steel parts only!

Do not allow the Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish to come into

There is no need for routine condenser cleaning in normal home

If you need to clean the condenser:

Remove the base grille.

Use a vacuum cleaner with a soft brush to clean the grille. the open areas behind the grille and the front surface area of the condenser.

Replace the base grille when finished.

Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.

Depending on your model. the refrigerator will have either Style

Style 1 - Models with Incandescent Lighting

NOTE: Not all appliance bulbs will fit your refrigerator.

Be sure to replace

To replace the refrigerator light bulb:

Unplug the refrigerator or disconnect power.

Slide the light shield toward the back of the compartment to release it

Remove the burned-out bulb and replace it with an appliance bulb no

Replace the light shield by inserting the tabs on the shield into the liner

NOTE: To avoid damaging the light shield. do not force the shield

Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.

To replace the freezer light bulb:

Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.

Remove the burned-out bulb and replace it with an appliance bulb no

Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.

Style 2 - Models with LED Lighting

IMPORTANT: The light bulbs in both the refrigerator and freezer

To replace a light bulb:

Unplug the refrigerator or disconnect power.

Remove the light shield (on some models).

Top of the refrigerator compartment Slide the light shield toward the back of the compartment to release it from the light assembly.

Replace the burned-out LED bulb(s) with a bulb of the same size.

To replace the burned-out LED bulb with an LED bulb. order part number W10565137 (3.6 watts).

NOTE: Some LED replacement bulbs are not recommended for wet/damp environments.

The refrigerator and freezer compartments are considered to be wet/damp environments.

If using a brand of LED bulb other than the recommended LED bulb. before installation. read and follow all instructions on the LED packaging.

If an incandescent bulb is used to replace an LED bulb. use only incandescent bulbs for household appliances with a maximum of watts.

Replace the light shield.

Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.

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If the power will be out for 24 hours or less. keep the door or doors closed

(depending on your model) to help food stay cold and frozen.

If the power will be out for more than hours. do one of the following:

Remove all frozen food and store it in a frozen food locker.

Place 2 Ibs (907 g) of dry ice in the freezer for every cubic foot L)

If neither a food locker nor dry ice is available. consume or can

REMEMBER: A full freezer stays cold longer than a partially filled one.

Vacations

If You Choose to Leave the Refrigerator On While You're Away:

Use up any perishables and freeze other items.

If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker. and is connected to

If you have an automatic ice maker. turn off the ice maker.

NOTE: Depending on your model. raise the wire shutoff arm to OFF

(arm up) position. or press the switch to OFF.

Empty the ice bin.

Models with Vacation Mode Feature

Turn on Vacation mode.

See "Using the Controls."

NOTE: Activating Vacation mode does not turn off the ice maker.

If You Choose to Turn Off the Refrigerator Before You Leave:

Remove all food from the refrigerator.

If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker:

Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time.

When the last load of ice drops. raise the wire shutoff arm to the OFF (up) position or press the switch to OFF. depending on your model.

Empty the ice bin.

Turn off the Temperature control(s).

See "Using the Control(s)."

Clean refrigerator. wipe it. and dry well.

Tape rubber or wood blocks to the tops of both doors to prop them

Moving

When you are moving your refrigerator to a new home. follow these steps

If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker:

Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time.

Disconnect the water line from the back of the refrigerator.

When the last load of ice drops. raise the wire shutoff arm to the OFF (up) position or press the switch to OFF. depending on your model.

Remove all food from the refrigerator and pack all frozen food in dry

Empty the ice bin.

Turn off the Temperature control(s).

See "Using the Control(s)."

Unplug refrigerator.

Clean. wipe. and dry thoroughly.

Take out all removable parts. wrap them well. and tape them together

Depending on the model. raise the front of the refrigerator so it rolls mare easily OR raise the leveling screws so they don't scrape the floor.

See "Adjust the Door(s)" or "Door Closing and Door Alignment."

Tape the doors closed and tape the power cord to the back of the

When you get to your new home. put everything back and refer to the

"Installation Instructions" section for preparation instructions.

Also. if your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker. remember to reconnect the water

TROUBLESHOOTING

Try the solutions suggested here first before calling for assistance.

The refrigerator will not operate

Electrical Shock Hazard

Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

Do not remove ground prong.

Do not use an adapter.

Do not use an extension cord.

Failure to follow these instructions can result in death. fire. or electrical shock.

Power cord unplugged?

Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

Is outlet working?

Plug in a lamp to see if the outlet is working.

Household fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped?

Replace the fuse or

Is control on?

Make sure the refrigerator control is on. See "Using the

Control(s)."

New installation?

Allow hours following installation for the

NOTE: Adjusting the temperature control to coldest setting will not

The motor seems to run too much

Your new refrigerator may run longer than your old one due to its high

The refrigerator seems noisy

Refrigerator noise has been reduced over the years.

Due to this reduction.

Pulsating fans/compressor adjusting to optimize performance.

Hissing/Rattling flow of refrigerant or from items placed on top of

Popping contraction/expansion of inside walls. especially during initial cool-down.

Water running/dripping may be heard when water melts during

The door will not close completely

Door blocked open?

Move food packages away from door.

Bin or shelf in the way?

Push bin or shelf back in the correct position.

Crisper cover in the way?

Make sure the crisper cover is fully pushed in. so that the back rests on the supports.

The door is difficult to open

Explosion Hazard

Use nonflarnrnable cleaner.

Failure to do so can result in death. explosion. or fire.

Gaskets dirty or sticky? Clean gaskets and contact surfaces with mild

Temperature is too warm

New installation?

Allow hours following installation for the

Door opened often or left open?

Allows warm air to enter refrigerator.

Minimize door openings and keep door fully closed.

Large load of food added? Allow several hours for refrigerator to return to normal temperature.

Control set correctly for the surrounding conditions?

Adjust the control

Control(s)."

There is interior moisture buildup

NOTE: Some moisture buildup is normal.

Humid room?

Contributes to moisture buildup.

Door opened often or left open?

Allows humid air to enter refrigerator.

Minimize door openings and keep door fully closed.

The ice maker is not producing ice or not enough ice

Refrigerator connected to a water supply and the supply shutoff valve

Kink in the water source line?

A kink in the line can reduce water flow.

Straighten the water source line.

Ice maker turned on? Make sure wire shutoff arm or switch (depending

New installation?

Wait hours after ice maker installation for ice

Freezer door closed completely?

Firmly close the freezer compartment

"The doors will not close completely. earlier in this section.

Large amount of ice recently removed?

Allow 24 hours for ice maker

Ice cube jammed in the ice maker ejector arm?

Remove ice from the ejector arm with a plastic utensil.

Water filter installed on the refrigerator?

Remove filter and operate

Reverse osmosis water filtration system connected to your cold water

Requirements."

The ice cubes are hollow or small

NOTE: This is an indication of low water pressure.

Water shutoff valve not fully open?

Turn the water shutoff valve fully

Kink in the water source line?

A kink in the line can reduce water flow.

Straighten the water source line.

Water filter installed on the refrigerator?

Remove filter and operate

Reverse osmosis water filtration system connected to your cold water

Questions remain regarding water pressure? Call a licensed. qualified plumber.

Off-taste. odor or gray color in the ice

New plumbing connections?

New plumbing connections can cause discolored or off-flavored ice.

Ice stored too long?

Discard ice. Wash ice bin.

Allow hours for ice maker to make new ice.

Odor transfer from food?

Use airtight. moisture proof packaging to store food.

Are there minerals (such as sulfur) in the water? A water filter may need to be installed to remove the minerals.

Water filter installed on the refrigerator?

Gray or dark discoloration in

The water dispenser will not operate properly

Refrigerator connected to a water supply and the supply shutoff valve

Kink in the water source line?

Straighten the water source line.

New installation? Flush and fill the water system. See "Water

Dispenser."

Is the water pressure at least 35 psi (241 kPo)?

The water pressure to

Requirements."

Water filter installed on the refrigerator?

Remove filter and operate

Refrigerator door closed completely?

Close the door firmly.

If it does

Recently removed the doors?

Make sure the water dispenser wire/tube

Reverse osmosis water filtration system connected to your cold water

Requirements."

Water is leaking from the dispenser system

NOTE: One or two drops of water after dispensing is normal.

Glass not being held under the dispenser long enough?

Hold the glass

New installation?

Flush the water system.

See "Water Dispenser."

Recently changed water filter?

Flush the water system. See "Water Dispenser."

Water on the floor near the base grille?

Make sure the water

Door(s) and Drawer."

Water from the dispenser is warm

NOTE: Water from the dispenser is only chilled to 50°F (10°C).

New installation?

Allow hours after installation for the water supply

Recently dispensed large amount of water?

Allow hours for water supply to cool completely.

Water not been recently dispensed?

The first glass of water may not

Refrigerator connected to a cold water pipe?

Make sure the

Replacement Parts:

To order stainless steel cleaner or replacement filters. in the U.S.A. call

1-844-553-6667. and in Canada call 1-800-469-4663.

Ask for the

Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish:

Order Part #D22 M40083

Water Filter:

Order Part #46-9924 (P6RFWB2)

Air Filter."

Order Part #W10335147A

Produce Preserver:

Order Part #W10335145A

For Sears Home Services in-home repair of all Kenmore major appliances.

For the replacement parts. accessories and

Use & Care Guides that you need to do-it-yourself.

For professional installation of major home appliances and items like air conditioners and water heaters.

1-844-553-6667

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