Whirlpool ET18GK user manual

User manual for the device Whirlpool ET18GK

Device: Whirlpool ET18GK
Size: 1,17 MB
Date of adding : 2014-09-13 18:42:35
Number of pages: 22
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Summary of the content on the page No. 1

A Note To You 2
Important Safety
hhctions 3
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Parts And Features
Before Using Your
Refrigerator 5
Using Your
; Reftigerator 7
Caring For Your
Food Storage Guide 18
Warranty 24
Call us with questions or comments.
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Summary of the content on the page No. 2

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

Summary of the content on the page No. 3

Important Safety Instructions 1 l Read all instructions before using the eNever allow children to operate, play with, refrigerator. or crawl inside the refrigerator. l Child entrapment and suffocation are l Never clean refrigerator parts with 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 OR

Summary of the content on the page No. 4

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 4 Ice cube trays \ Ice bin , \ Control panel \ Butter Model and compartment serial number label . - Adjustable (on side wall) -glass shelves Meat drawer - - , Base grille - Crisper cover Crispers - - Leveling rollers. Control panel Freezer Exterior moisture Light Refrige

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Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Installing it properly Cleaning your refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 6 Leveling it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Plugging it in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. This section tells you how to clean it,

Summary of the content on the page No. 6

Installing it properly 1. Allow %. inch (1.25 cm) space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 2. 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. 3. The refrigerator can be flush against the back wall. Leveling it Right to raise; Your refrigerator has 2 front leveling left to lower screws-one on the right and one on the left. To adjust one or both of these, follow

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Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page Setting the controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Using the optional automatic ice maker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Changing the control settings . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Changing the light bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Adjusting the refrigerator shelves . ...9 Removing the base grille . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Removing t

Summary of the content on the page No. 8

Exterior moisture control The Exterior Moisture Control operates EXlERDRUOlSlURECONlROL electric heaters around the door openings. These heaters help keep moisture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet. l Use the OFF setting when humidity is low. l Use the ON setting if moisture forms on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet. Changing the control settings l Adjust the Refrigerator Control first. If you need to adjust temperatures in refrigerator or freezer, use t

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Adjusting the refrigerator shelves Adjust the shelves to match the way you use your refrigerator. Glass shelves are strong enough to hold bottles, milk and other heavy food items. To remove glass shelves: 1. Remove items from shelf. 2. Tilt shelf up at front. 3. Lift back of shelf. 4. Pull shelf straight out. To replace glass shelves: 1. Guide the rear shelf hooks into the slots Glass shelves are in the shelf supports on cabinet wall. heavy. Be careful. 2. Tilt shelf up at front un

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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. Lift front of cover . 2. Pull cover frame up and out. 3. Remove metal cover support. To replace the cover: 1, Replace metal cover support on wall supports in front section of cabinet. 2. Fit back corners of cover into notch supports on walls of refrigerator, then lowe

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Using the optional automatic ice maker If you have an automatic ice maker, or if you plan to add one later (contact dealer for ice maker kit number), there are a few things you will want to know: l The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm. DOWN to make ice automatically UP to shut off the ice maker IMPORTANT: Do not turn ice maker on up to until it is connected to the water supply. stop ice Instructions for ice maker water supply maker. hook up are attached to the back of the refrige

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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: N

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Reversing the door swing 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 Water sounds Your new refrigerator may make sounds that 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 aft

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Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page Power interruptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Cleaning your refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Vacation and moving care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 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 vacation,

Summary of the content on the page No. 15

PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN l 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. Plastic parts Soft, clean sponge l Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly. (covers and or soft, clean cloth DO NOT USE paper towels, window panels) with mild detergent sprays, scouring cleansers or flammable and warm water

Summary of the content on the page No. 16

Vacation and moving care Short vacations Moving No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will When you are moving the refrigerator to a be away for less than four weeks. new home: 1. Use up any perishables. 1. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: 2. Freeze other items. l Turn off the water supply to the ice 3. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker at least one day ahead of time. maker: l Disconnect the water line. l Raise signal arm to OFF (up) position. l

Summary of the content on the page No. 17

Power interruptions OR If electricity goes off, call the power com- pany. Ask how long power H ill 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 cllxed. 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

Summary of the content on the page No. 18

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 storefood 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. p

Summary of the content on the page No. 19

Storing frozen food Freezing The freezer section is designed for storage 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 unfrozen food into the freezer than will NOTE: For further information about prepar- ing food for freezing or food storage times, freeze within 24 hours (no more than 2 to 3 pounds of food per cubic foot of freezer contact your local Cooperative Extension space). Leave eno

Summary of the content on the page No. 20

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. PROBLEM CHECK THE FOLLOWING Your refrigera- Is the power supply cord firmly plugged into a live circuit with p

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