Ice service – Kenmore 297310600 User Manual
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If your freezer has an automatic ice maker, it will provide a
sufficient supply of ice for normal use. During the initial startup
of your freezer, however, no ice will be produced during the first
24 hours of operation. Automatic ice makers are also optional
accessories that may be installed in some models at any time.
Call your local dealer for information.
TURNING YOUR ICE
After the plumbing
connections have been
completed, the water
supply valve must be
opened. Place the ice
container under the ice
maker, pushing it as far
back as possible. Lower
the wire signal arm to its
“down” or ON position.
connections may cause
the first production of ice cubes to be discolored or have an odd
flavor. These first cubes should be discarded until the cubes
produced are free of discoloration and taste.
TURNING YOUR ICE MAKER OFF
To stop the ice maker, lift the wire signal arm until it clicks and
locks in the “up” or OFF position. The ice maker also turns off
automatically when the ice container is full. If your model has an
adjustable freezer shelf, place the shelf in the lower position, so
that the wire signal arm will hit the ice when the container is full.
ICE MAKER TIPS
Ice cubes stored too long may develop an odd flavor.
Empty the ice container and ensure that the wire signal
arm is in its “down” or ON position. The ice maker will
then produce more ice.
Occasionally shake the ice container to keep ice
Keep the wire signal arm in its “up” or OFF position until
the freezer is connected to the water supply or whenever
the water supply is turned off.
The following sounds are normal when the ice maker is
Ice loosening from tray
Ice dropping into ice container
Water valve opening or closing
Do Not place the ice container in your dishwasher,
Wash the ice container in warm water with mild detergent.
Rinse well and dry.
Stop the ice maker when cleaning the freezer and during
If the ice maker will be turned off for a long period of time,
turn the water supply valve to the closed position.
Check the leveling bracket on the ice maker to ensure the ice
maker is level, if the gap between the freezer r/vaii and the ice
maker is the same at top and bottom, then the ice maker is
Your ice maker is shipped with the wire signal arm in the ON
position. To ensure proper function of your ice maker, fiook up
water supply immediately or turn ice maker OFF by lifting the
ryvire sigriai arm until it clicks and locks in the UP position.