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A Note To You
Parts And Features 4
Caring For Your
Food Storage Guide 15
tf You Need
Or Service 17
MODELS 6ET18ZK 3ET18ZK
A Note To You Thank vou fsr br:ying a Whirlpool appliance. You have purchased a quality, world-class home appliance. Years of engineering experience have gone into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we have 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 complete and mail the Owner- ship Registration Card provide
Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions: l Read all instructions before using the l Never clean refrigerator parts with flammable refrigerator. fluids. The fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion. l Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned l FOR YOUR SAFETY. refrigerators are still dangerous even if DO NOT STORE OR USE GASOLINE OR they
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. Freezer shelf Ice cube travs Ice bin - Utility -compartment serial number Butter .compartment = Shelf glide Extra deep , door shelf Leveling rollers’ \ Base grille (behind base grille) Refrigerator Exterior moisture Liiht Freker control control switch control 4
Before Using Your Refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 lnstalhng It properly Cleanmg It . . . . . . . . .._................................................ 5 Leveliig it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ~~~~ E1.I . . .!I~ It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. This section will tell you how to clean it, connect it to a power source, install it and
Right to raise; Your refrigerator has 2 front leveling screws-one left to lower on the right and one on the left. To adjust one or both of these, follow the directions below. Use a screwdriver ‘. Remove base grille. (See page 11,) ;!. To raise front, turn screw clockwise. 3. To lower front, turn screw counterclockwise. ,A. Check with level. ?. Replace base grille. (See page 11.) 6
Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page ............................... ic Using the ice cube trays Setting the controls ............................................ 7 bulbs.. ............................ .I1 .9 Changing the light Changing the control settings.. ........................ 11 Removing the base grille .............................. Adjusting the shelf glide ................................... .9 .12 Reversing the door swing ............................ Adjus
the contrd settings If you need to adjust temperatures in refngerator . Adjust the Refrigerator Control first. or freezer, use the settings listed in the chart l Wait at least 24 hours between adjustments below as a guide. . Then adjust the Freezer Control if needed. RECOMMENDED CONTROL SEl-NNGS: CONDITION: REASON: r Refrigerator 6 If Refrigerator Door opened often Freezer D Section is Large amount of food added TOO WARM Room temperature too warm Refrigerator 4 If Freezer Door op
Adjusting the shelf glide The shelf glide can be used to secure odd- shaped items or to separate other items. To adjust the shelf glide: 1. Grasp glide. 2. Slide glide along track. Adjusting the refrigerator shelves Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. To remove shelves: 1. Remove items from shelf. 2. Tilt shelf up at front. 3. Lift back of shelf. 4. Pull shelf straight out. To replace shelves: 1. Guide the rear shelf hooks into the slots in the she
Removing the crispers and crisper cover To remove the crispers: 1. Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. 2. Lift the front. 3. Slide out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: 1. Push up glass insert from the bottom, then slide it out with both hands. 2. Lift front of cover frame. 3. Pull cover frame up and out. 4. Remove metal cover support. To replace the cover: 1. Replace metal cover support on wall supports in front section of cabinet. 2.
Changing the light bulbs Electrical Shock Hazard Before removing a light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electricity leading to the refrigerator at the main power supply. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury. To change the refrigerator light: 1. Disconnect refrigerator from power supply. 2. Reach behind the Control Panel to remove bulb. 3. Replace with a 40-watt appliance bulb. 4. Reconnect refrigerator to power supply. NOTE:
Reversing the door swing You can change the hinges on your refrigerator 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 your Water sounds old one didn’t. Because the sounds are new to When the refrigerator stops running, you may you, you might be concerned about them. Don’t hear gurgling in the tubing for a few minutes after be. Most of the new sounds are n
Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page I ....................................... 15 Cleaning your refrigerator .............................. Power interruptions .13 Holiday and moving care ................................. 14 I Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a few things you can do to help extend its product life. This section will tell you how to clean your refrigerator and what to do when going on holida
---_ -___- -_-------.---- r---- PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN ---- --- ---_- __--___--_---_ c l Remove base grille. (See page 11.) Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with (behind refrigerator mild detergent and l To remove defrost pan, lift pan over wire brace on top of motor) warm water (remove tape; if any). . Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly. l Replace with notched corner to the rear. Push it in all the way. l Make sure defrost pan drain tube is pointing into pan. l Replace base grille.
Power interruptiards C A full freezer will stay cold longer than a partly If electricity goes off, call the power company. filled one. A freezer full of meat will stay cold Ask how long power will be off. longer than a freezer full of baked goods. If 1. If service is to be interrupted 24 hours or less, food contains ice crystals, it may be safely keep both doors closed. This will help foods refrozen, although the quality and flavor may stay frozen. be affected. If the condition of the
Butter or margarine APPROXIMATE TIME IDAYSY Keep opened butter in covered dish or closed TYPE compartment. When storing an extra supply, 1 Chicken 1 to2 I wrap in freezer packaging and freeze. 1 to2 Ground beef Cheese 3 to 5 Steaks and roasts Store in the original wrapping until you are ready 7to 10 Cured meats to use It. Once opened, rewrap tightly in plastic 5 to 7 wrap or aluminum foil. acon I 1 B 3 to 5 1 Cold cuts I Leftovers 1 to2 r Variety meats I Cover leftovers
If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. First we outline possible problems, their causes and their solutions. However, you may still need assistance or service. When calling an authorized WhirlpoolSM service company for help or calling for service, you will need to provide a complete description of the problem, your appliance’s complete model and serial numbers and the purchase date. (See page 2.) This information is needed to
Remember: 3. If you need FSP@ replace- Motor running time depends on different things: ment parts . . . number of door openings, amount of food stored, FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool temperature of the room, setting of controls, etc. Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol Your new refrigerator may be larger than your of quality whenever you need a replacement part old one so it has more space to be cooled. It also has a regular freezer instead of a frozen food
WHIRLPOOL@ Refrigerator Warranty WHIRLPOOL WILL PAY FOR LENGTHOFWARRANTY FSP@ replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by an From Date of Purchase authorized WhirlpoolSM service company. FSP replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in FULL FIVE-YEAR materials or workmanship in the sealed refrigeration system. WARRANTY These parts are: From Date of Purchase 1. Compressor 2. Evapo