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Freezer Status Lights

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GREEN: The green light is the indicator light and assures you that your freezer is running. If the indicator light is not glowing, immediately check for power interruption, unplugged power cord, open circuit breaker, blown fuse, or burned out indicator light. If the light is burned out, contact service for a replacement.

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Temperature

Temperature Control Dial

Turn using a coin in the slot to adjust the freezer temperature between 1 and 7.

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Recommended Grounding Method

A 115 Volt, 60 Hz, AC only, 15- or 20-amp fused, grounded electrical supply is required. It is recommended that a separate circuit serving only your freezer be

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Sliding Basket

Store small packages in the basket to avoid losing them in the bottom of the freezer. The basket can be moved from side to side or it can be removed when loading or unloading the food below it.

To remove basket, lift it straight up and out. To replace basket, lower basket back into place.

Key Eject Lock

The lock is spring loaded so the key cannot be left in the lock. To lock or unlock, press the key in while turning. If the key is lost, contact your dealer for a replacement or and serial number of the freezer when requesting a replacement key.

WARNING To prevent a child from being entrapped, keep the key out of reach of children and away from the freezer.

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In most climates, defrosting will be necessary only about twice a year.

To have your freezer operate most efficiently, do not

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To remove frost, scrape with a plastic or wood

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For Complete Defrosting

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2. Remove all food and place it in corrugated boxes,

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3. Place a tray (not included) in front of the freezer, beneath the exterior drain plug to collect the water.

Pull out the drain plug about 1" until the drain hole on the plug shows completely. Turn the drain plug

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This allows the water to flow out into the tray.

NOTE: Water that has accumulated at the bottom of the freezer during defrosting will drain into the tray.

Monitor the tray under the drain to avoid overflow.

4. With the lid open, you may choose to use pans of

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5. Wipe water from walls with a towel or sponge.

6. After defrosting, clean the inside of the freezer (see

Care and Cleaning).

7. Replace the drain plugs.

8. Plug in the freezer. Return the temperature control to its previous position and return food to the freezer.

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CARE AND CLEANING

Care And Cleaning

Cleaning Your Freezer

?Outside. Protect the paint finish. The finish on the outside of the freezer is a high quality, baked-on paint finish. With proper care, it will stay new-looking and rust-free for years. Apply a coat of appliance polish wax when the freezer is new and then at least twice a