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A Note To You
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A MODEL RT18HK
A Note To You Thank you for buying a Roper appliance. You have purchased a quality, worldclass 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. lt is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safety. Please read it carefully. Also, please complete and mail the Owner- ship Registration Card provided with
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 allow children to operate, play with, or refrigerator. crawl inside the refrigerator. 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 dangero
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 cubs tray Freezer shell Conlrol pana Modd and Butter 8eriel - comparbnent number labd (on side wdl Meat drawer Adjustable - Crisper cover wire shelves , Crispers Leveling rolls I Base grille (behind base grille) a Control panel Relrigerator control Exterior moisture control Light switch F
Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Paw Paw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Cleming it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Inotalling it properly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Plugging it in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Leveling it . . . . . . . . . . .
Leveling it 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. Remove base grille. (See page 12.) Front r0lh 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 Refrigerator In This Section Page Paw 9ettfng the controls ............................................ 7 Ueing the optional automatic ice maker.. ...... .l 1 Changing the control settings ........................... 9 Changing the light bulbs ................................. 12 Adjultfng the refrigerator shefves ................... .9 Removing the base grille ................................ .12 Removing the meat drawer and cover.. ........... .9 Reversing the door 8wing ....
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 us. l Then adjust the Freezer Control if nee’ded. (See page 19.) RECOMMENDED CONTROL SETTINGS: CONDITION: REASON: I Refrigerator 6 If Refrigerator Door opened often Freezer D Section is Large amount of food added TOO WARM
Removing the meat drawer and cover The meat drawer and cover can be removed for cleaning or moved to another shelf, if desired. Remove the meat drawer first. To remove the meat drawer: Lift the front, 1. Slide the drawer straight out to the stop. then the back 2. Lift the front. 3. Slide drawer out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: 1. Remove the meat drawer. 2. Tilt front of cover up. 3. Pull cover up and out. To replace the cover: 1. Fii bott
Removing the freezer shelf To remove the shelf: 1. Lift front of shelf slightly. 2. Lift back of shelf off supports. 3. Replace in reverse order. Using the ice cube trays If cubes are not used, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evaporation. The longer cubes are stored, the smaller they get. To remove ice: 1. Hold tray at both ends. 2. Twist slightly. 10
Using the optional automatic ice maker If you have an automatic ice maker, or if you plan to add one later (Part No. IMKIT), 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. Raise . . . signal NOTE: Do arm to wnnected to the water rtop ice. hook . to the the e LOWW l The dial or lever on the side of the ice maker signal arm to changes the size of the cubes. start
Changing the light bulbs I Electrical Shock Hazard ~ Before removing a light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electricity I leading to the refrigerator at the main ~ power suppty. , 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 Control Panel to remove bulbs. 3. Remove bulb and replace with a 40-watt appliance bulb. 4. Reconnect refrigerator t
Reversina the door swina v -~~- V 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 sou
Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Paw PatiP Power interruptions 16 Cleaning your refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 . . . ..*................................. # . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * . . . . . . Vacation and moving care 15 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
HOW TO CLEAN WHAT TO USE PART Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with l Remove base grille. (See page 12.) mild detergent and l To remove defrost pan, lift pan over wire brace warm water (remove tape; if any). l 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. Condenser coils Vacuum cleaner with l Remove base grille. extended narrow l Vacuum coils when dusty or
Power interruptions 3. A full freezer will stay cold longer than a partly If electricity goes off, call the power company. Ask how long power will be off. filled one. A freezer full of meat will stay cold 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 TYPE (DAYS) Keep opened butter in covered dish or closed compartment. When storing an extra supply, j -Chicken 1 to2 I wrap in freezer packaging and freeze. Cheese Store in the original wrapping until you are ready to use it. Once opened, rewrap tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Leftovers 1 to2 Variety meats Cover leftovers with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. I Plastic containers with tight lids can also be used. ‘If meat is to be sto
If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service 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 calling our toll-free telephone number for help or calling for service, please provide a detailed description of the problem, your appliance’s complete model and serial numbers and the purchase dat
Remember: 3. If you need service . . . Motor running time depends on different things: Contact the dealer from whom you purchased the number of door openings, amount of food stored, appliance or the authorized servicer in your area. temperature of the room, setting of controls, etc. For help finding an authorized servicer in your Your new refrigerator may be larger than your area, call our toll-free telephone number in Step 2. old one so it has more space to be cooled. It also has a r
ROPER” Refrigerator Warranty ROPER WILL PAY FOR LENGTH OF WARRANTY FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY Replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materi- (from date of purchase) als or workmanship. Service must be provided by an authorized Roper service company. Replacement parts and repair labor for the sealed refrigeration FULL FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY system (compreSsor, evaporator, condenser, drier or connecting (from date of purchase) tubing) which we find to be defective in materials