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A Note To You 2
Parts And Features
Before Using Your
Caring For Your
Food Storage Guide 16
If You Need
Or Service 18
A Note To You Thank you for buying a Whirlpool’ appliance. You have purchased a quality, world-class home appliance. Years of engineering experience went into its manufacturing. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely. Please read it carefully. Also, please com- plete and mail the Ownership Registration Card provided with your app
I Important Safety Instructions l Never allow children to operate, play with, l Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. or crawl inside the refrigerator. l Never clean refrigerator parts with l Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or flammable fluids. The fumes can create a abandoned refrigerators are still danger- fire hazard or explosion. ous . . . even if they will “just sit in the l FOR YOUR SAFETY l garage a few days.” DO NOT STORE O
Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your appliance. Use them to become familiar with where all parts and features are located and what they look like. Ice cube --- trays Freezer shelf Y - Butter Control panel - - compartment Model and serial number -- - Meat drawer label (on side wall) Adjustable wire shelves < l III Crisper cover -- Crispers (---( Leveling rollers y-m Control panel Temperature control ;6r 4 4
Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page Installing it properly ..,........................ 6 Cleaning your refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Leveling it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Plugging it in . . . . . m . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. This section tells you how to clean it, connect it to a power sour
Installling iit pm 1. Allow 7.5 cm (3 inches) between overhead cabinets and refrigerator top. 2. Allow at least 2.5 cm (1 inch) between the refrigerator condenser on the back and the wall. 3. Allow 1.25 cm (% inch) on each side of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 4. If the hinge side of the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space so the door can be opened wider. 5. Level your refrigerator. Leveling it Use a screw- Your refrigerator has 2
Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page Using the ice cube trays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Setting the temperature control . . . . . . . . 7 Changing the light bulb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Adjusting the refrigerator shelves . . . . 8 Reversing the door swing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Removing the crispers and cover . . . . . 8 Understanding the sounds you Removing the meat drawer 11 9 may hear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjustinq the refrigerator shelves Adjust the refrigeritor shelves to match the way you use your refrigerator. To remove the shelves: 1. Remove items from the shelf. 2. Slide shelf straight out to the stop. 3. Lift back of shelf over stop. 4. Slide shelf out the rest of the way. To replace the shelves: 1. Slide back of shelf into shelf track in wall of cabinet. 2. Guide front of shelf into shelf track. 3. Slide shelf in all the way. Removing the crispers and cover To remove the cri
Removing the meat drawer andi cover Remove meat To remove the meat drawer: drawer before 1. Slide meat drawer out to the stop. 2. Lift front of meat drawer. 3. Slide meat drawer out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: 1. Remove meat drawer. 2. Push cover back to release rear clips from shelf. 3. Tilt cover up at front. 4. Pull cover forward and out. To replace the cover: 1. Fit notches and clips on underside of cover over rear and center cross b
Using the ice cube trays If you don’t use the cubes, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evapora- tion. The longer you store cubes, the smaller they get. To remove ice: 1. Hold tray at both ends. 2. Twist slightly. Changing the light bulb Electrical Shock Hazard Before removing a light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electricity leading to the refrigera- tor at the main power supply. Turning the Temperature Control to the OFF position does no
Reversing the door swi You can change the hinges on your refrig- erator so the doors open the other way. Refer to the instruction sheet included with your refrigerator. Understanding the sounds you may hear Your new refrigerator may make sounds that Water sounds your old one didn’t. Because the sounds are When the refrigerator stops running, you new to you, you might be concerned about may hear gurgling in the tubing for a few them. Don’t be. Most of the new sounds are minutes after
Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2 Power interruptions Cleaning your refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Holiday and moving care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a few things you can do to extend its product life. This section tells you how to clean your refrigerator and what to do when going on holiday
I ---- -- --___ .---_---.-.- .--.------- HOW TO CLEAN PART WHAT TO USE -.--.-.- --.. ~--.--~ . Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly. Door liners Sponge, soft cloth and gaskets or paper towel with DO NOT USE cleaning waxes, concen- mild detergent and trated detergents, bleaches or cleaners warm water containing petroleum on plastic parts. -- l Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly. Plastic parts Soft, clean sponge (covers and or soft, clean cloth DO NOT USE paper towels, window panels) wit
-- Holiday and moving care Moving Short holidays When you are moving the refrigerator to a No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will new home: be away for less than four weeks. 1. Remove all food from the refrigerator. .I. Use up any perishables. 2. Freeze other items. 2. Pack all frozen food in dry ice. 3. Unplug the refrigerator. 4. Clean it thoroughly. Rinse well and dry. Long holidays 5. Take out all removable parts, wrap them If you will be gone a month or more: well,
Power interruptions If electricity goes off, call the power com- OR pany. Ask how long power will be off. (c) If neither a food locker or dry ice is 1. If service will be interrupted 24 hours or available, use or can perishable food less, keep both doors closed. This at once. helps food stay frozen. 3. A full freezer stays cold longer than a 2. If service will be interrupted longer than partly filled one. A freezer full of meat 24 hours: stays cold longer than a freezer full of baked
Food Storage Guide There is a correct way to package and store refrigerated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, longer, take the time to study these recommended steps. Storing fresh food Wrap or store food placed in the refrigerator Cheese in airtight and moisture-proof material. This Store in the original wrapping until you are prevents food odor and taste transfer ready to use it. Once opened, rewrap tightly throughout the refrigerator. For dated in plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
Storing frozen food The freezer section is designed for storage Freezing of commercially frozen food and for freezing Do not expect your freezer to quick-freeze food at home. any large quantity of food. Put no more NOTE: For further information about prepar- unfrozen food into the freezer than will ing food for freezing or food storage times, freeze within 24 hours (no more than 32 to check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook. 48 grams of food per liter [2 to 3 Ibs. per cubic foot] of
If You Need Assistance Or Service Performance problems often result from little things you can fix without tools. Please read the chart below before calling for service on your appliance. 1. Before calling for assistance . . . Listed in this chart are the most common problems consumers run into with their appliances. Please read through this and see if it can solve your problem. CHECK THE FOLLOWING PROBLEM --- Your refrigera- Is the power supply cord firmly plugged into a live circuit
2. If the problem is not due to one of the items listed in Step I+ . . . Contact the dealer from whom you pur- chased the unit or an authorized Whirlpool* service company. 3. If you need FSP* replace- ment parts+ . . . FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your Whirlpool appli- ance. FSP replacement parts will fit right and work right because they are made to the same exacti
WHIRLPOOL* Refrigerator Warranty WHIRLPOOL WILL PAY FOR LENGTH OF WARRANTY FULL ONE-YEAR FSP’ replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by WARRANTY From Date of Purchase an authorized Whirlpool service company. FSP replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects FULL FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY in materials or workmanship in the sealed refrigeration From Date of Purchase system. These parts are: 1. Compressor 2. Evaporat