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A Note To You 2
Instructions - 3
Parts And Features 4
Before Using Your
Caring For Your
Food Storage Guide 16
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MODELS ET20LK ET18LK ET18UK
A Note To You Thank yau for buying a Whirlpool appliance. You have purchased a quality, world-class home applian se. Years of engineering experience have gone into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy man i years of trouble-free operation, we have developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable nformation on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely. Please read it carefu ly. 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 b: .sic precautions: l Read all instructions before using the l F lever allow children to operate, play with, or refrigerator. crawl inside the refrigerator. I l Child entrapment and suffocation are not l Never clean refrigerator parts with flammable problems of the past. Junked or abandoned fluids. The fumes can create a fire hazard or refrigerators are still
Parts And Featumes 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 The model you have purchased may have all or some of the parts and features shown and they may not match the illustration exactly. This manual is designed to cover several models. Freezer shelf Utility , compartment Butter compartment Adjustable > glass shelves Shelf glide - Base grille base grille) MO
Before Using Your Refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 it properly it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . YT: 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 level it. Cleaning it Clean your refrigerator before using it, if neces- sary. See cleaning instructions on page 1
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 1. Front to adjust Remove base grille. (See page 12.) 2. To raise front, turn screw clockwise. 3. To lower front, turn screw counterclockwise. 4. Check with level. 5. Replace base grille. (See page 12.) 6
Using Your Refkiigerator In This Section Page Page Using the optional automatic ice maker.. .... 11 Setting the controls ......................................... .I7 Changing the light bulbs.. ............................. 12 Changing the control settings.. ......................... 8 Removing the base grille .............................. 12 Adjustlng the shelf glide .................................... 9 Reversing the door swing ............................. 13 Adjustlng the refrig
Changing the control settings l Adjust the Refrigerator Control first. If you need to adjust temperatures in refrigerator or freezer, use the settings listed in the chart l Wait at least 24 hours between adjustments. below as a guide. If you have questions, call our l Then adjust the Freezer Control if needed. Consumer Assistance Center number. (See page 19.) RECOMMENDED CONDITION: REASON: CONTROL SElTlNGS: If Refrigerator Door opened often Refrigerator 6 Section is Freezer D Large
Adjusting the shelf glides 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. NOTE: The shelf glide cannot be removed. Adjusting the refrigerator shelves Shelves can be adjusted 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
--c- emoving the crispers arld crisper cover out to the stop, To remove the crispers: lift the front I. Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. and pull again. 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 su
Using the optional automatic ice maker If you have an automatic ice maker, or if you plan to add one later (Part No. ECKMF-90) 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. to shut off the ice maker. up . . . Flake s ignal NOTE: Do not turn ice maker on until it is ermto connected to the water suoolv. Instructions for stop ice. ice maker water supply hook up are at- Iached to the back of the refrlaerator
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
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 refriqerator may make sounds that your \nrater sounds old one didn’t.%ecause the sounds are new to W ien 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
Caring For Your IRefrigerator In This Section Page Page Cleaning your refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Power interruptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Vacation and moving care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of depend able service. However, there are a few things you can do to help extend its product life. This
WHAT TO USE HOC J TO CLEAN PART -. .I-- l RE move base grille. (See page 12.) Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with mild detergent and l Ta remove defrost pan, lift pan over wire brace warm water (remove tape; if any). l W; rsh, rinse and dry thoroughly. l RE place with notched corner to the rear. Push it in 311 the way. . M: ke sure defrost pan drain tube is pointing int I pan. . RE place base grille. Condenser coils Vacuum cleaner with l RE move base grille. extended narrow l Vs cu
Power interruptions 3. P full freezer will stay cold longer than a partly If electricity goes off, call the power company. fi led one. A freezer full of meat will stay cold Ask how long power will be off. I( nger than a freezer full of baked goods. If 1. If service is to be interrupted 24 hours or less, fl rod contains ice crystals, it may be safely keep both doors closed. This will help foods rI ?frozen, although the quality and flavor may stay frozen. t e affected. If the condition
Butter or margarine APPROXIMATE TIME (DAYS)’ TYPE Keep opened butter in covered dish or closed compartment. When storing an extra supply, 1 to2 r Chicken 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 r Cured meats I to use it. Once opened, rewrap tightly in plastic Bacon 5 to 7 wrap or aluminum foil. Cold cuts 3 to 5 Leftovers Variety meats 1 to 2 Cover leftovers with pla
If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a ser dice call. Part 1 of this section outlines possible problems, their causes, and actions you can take to solve each problem. Parts 2 and 3 tell you what to do if you still need assistance or service. When ca ling our Consumer Assistance Center for help or calling for service, please provide a detailed descriptior of the problem, your appliance’s complete model and serial numbers and the purchase da
Remember: 4. If you need FSP@ replace- Motor running time depends on different things: ment parts . . . number of door openings, amount of food stored, F! GP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool temperature of the room, setting of controls, etc. CI jrporation 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 fo. your Whirlpool appliance. FSP replacem
WHIRLPOOL” Refrigerator Warranty WHIRLPOOL WILI. PAY FOR LENGTH OF WARRANTY FSP@ replacement Iarts and repair labor to correct defects in FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY materials or workm inship. Service must be provided by an From Date of Purchase authorized Whirlpoc )ISM service company. FSP replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in FULL FIVE-YEAR materials or workm snship in the sealed refrigeration System. WARRANTY These parts are: From Date of Purchase 1. Compressor 2