Energy saving tips, Setting the temperature control, Setting the temperature control -7 – Kenmore 25328452805 User Manual

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If door must be removed:

1. Gently lay freezer on its back, on a rug or blanket.

2. Remove two base screws and base panel.

3. Remove bottom hinge screws.

4. Remove plastic top hinge cover.

5. Remove screws from top hinge.

6. Remove top hinge from cabinet.

7. Remove door and bottom hinge from cabinet.

8. To replace door, reverse the above order and

securely tighten all screws to prevent hinge slippage.



If door must be removed:

* Door hinge is fastened with tamper-proof screws.

Please have a qualified technician remove the door.


The freezer should be located in
the coolest area of the room, away
from heat producing appliances
or heating ducts, and out of direct

Let hot foods cool to room

temperature before placing in the

freezer. Overloading the freezer forces the compressor
to run longer. Foods that freeze too slowly may lose
quality or spoil.

Be sure to wrap foods properly, and wipe containers

dry before placing them in the freezer. This cuts down
on frost build-up inside the freezer.

Freezer shelves should not be lined with aluminum foil,

wax paper, or paper toweling. Liners interfere with cold
air circulation, making the freezer less efficient.

Organize and label food to reduce door openings and
extended searches. Remove as many items as needed
at one time, and close the door as soon as possible.



For safe food storage, allow 4 hours for the freezer to

cool down completely. The freezer will run continuously
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 turn the control knob to a
colder setting while freezing food.


Electromechanical Temperature Control (Chest and
Some Upright Models)

The electromechanical temperature control is located in­

side the freezer on upright models, and on the left exterior

wall on chest models (see figure 1). The temperature is
factory preset to provide satisfactory food storage temper­
atures. Flowever, the temperature control is adjustable to

provide a range of temperatures for your personal satisfac­

tion. To adjust the temperature setting, turn the tempera­
ture control knob clockwise or counter clockwise. Allow

several hours for the temperature to stabilize between


Electromechanical Control

Figure 1

Standard Electronic Temperature Control (Some Up­
right Frost Free Models)

The standard electronic temperature control is located
outside the freezer (see Figure 2). Temperature is factory

preset to provide satisfactory food storage temperatures.

To adjust the temperature setting, press the UP (•^) symbol
for colder temperatures and DOWN


symbol for warmer

temperatures on the control panel. Allow several hours tor
the temperature to stabilize between adjustments.

To turn off freezer, press DOWN


symbol until display shows “0”.

To activate freezer, press UP (



until display shows “4” or desired

To keep the temperature setting
from being accidentally changed,
the control may be locked. This is
done by pressing “Alarm Reset”
for 3 seconds. “L” will then appear
on display. To unlock the control,

press “Alarm Reset” for 3 seconds.

For the first second, “U” will appear,

and then the current temperature
will appear.

* Temp Alarm

This feature is designed to
provide a warning if the inside
temperature exceeds 23“F. “Fll
TEMP” feature operates on
household electricity. It will not
function if household electricity
is interrupted.

Standard Electronic
Temperature Control

Figure 2