Whirlpool RT18EK user manual

User manual for the device Whirlpool RT18EK

Device: Whirlpool RT18EK
Size: 1,32 MB
Date of adding : 2013-06-01 18:44:13
Number of pages: 24
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Summary of the content on the page No. 1

A NuteToYou 2
Important Safety
Instructions 3
Parts And Features 4
Before Using Your
Refrigerator 6
Using Your
Refrigerator 8
Food Storage Guide 17
IfYou Need Assistance
Or Service 20
Call us with questions or comments.

Summary of the content on the page No. 2

A Nose ToYou Thank you for buying a Roper 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 provided with

Summary of the content on the page No. 3

Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions: Read all instructions before using the l Never allow children to operate, play with, or refrigerator. crawl inside the refrigerator. Child entrapment and suffocation are not l Never clean refrigerator parts with flammable fluids. The fumes can create a fire hazard or problems of the past. Junked or abandoned explosion. refrigerators are stil

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. The model you have purchased may have all or some of the parts and features shown and may not match the illustration exactly. This manual is designed to cover several models. Control panel (all models) Refrigerator Exterior moisture Light Frwzer control control switch control Models RT18AK (shown), RT18B

Summary of the content on the page No. 5

Models RTl8DK (shown) and RT18EK Control panel Butter --L -compartment hdel and aerial I number label (on side wall) I Meat drawer (RTISDK only) 1 Crisper cover Adjustable I - Crispers wire shelves (wire trivet on RTi8EK) I Leveling rollem - Base grille (behind base grille) Models RTZOAK (shown) and RTZOCK Ice cube trays \ Freezer shelf lc-, tter Control panel ent Model and lity aerial ent urn ber label (on aide wall? Meat drawer ver Adjustable gip-+ , w

Summary of the content on the page No. 6

Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Pa* Paw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Install it properly Clean it 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Level it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Summary of the content on the page No. 7

Level 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 13.) Front roller 2. To raise front, turn screw clockwise. 3. To lower front, turn screw counterclockwise. 4. Check with level. 5. Replace base grille. (See page 13.) 7

Summary of the content on the page No. 8

Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page trays .12 ............................................ 8 Using the ice cube ............................... Setting the controls ice maker ..................... 12 Changing the control settings .......................... .9 Using the automatic ............................... 13 Adjusting the refrigerator shetvee ................... .9 Changing the light bulbs grille .............................. 13 the meat drawer and cover.. .......

Summary of the content on the page No. 9

Changing the contro1 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 21.) RECOMMENDED CONTROL SETTINGS: CONDITION: REASON: Refrigerator 6 If Refrigerator Door opened often Freezer D Section is Lar

Summary of the content on the page No. 10

Removing the meat drawer and cover Models RT18AK, RTl8BK, RT18BM, RTZOAK and RTZOCK To remove the meat drawer: Pull out to the atop, lift 1. Slide meat drawer out to the stop. the front and pull again. 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. Tilt front of cover up. 2. Lift back of cover. 3. Pull cover straight out. 4. Replace cover in reverse order. Model RT18DK The meat drawer and cover can b

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Removing the crispers and crisper cover To remove the crispers: Pull out to 1. Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. the stop, lift the front 2. Lift the front. and pull 3. Slide out the rest of the way. again. 4. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: 1. For some models: 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. Repla

Summary of the content on the page No. 12

Removing the freezer shelf (not on RTI~EK) To remove the shelf: 1. Lii front of shelf slightly. 2. Lit back of shelf off supports. 3. Replace in reverse order. Using the ice cube trays (on some models) 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. Using the automatic ice maker (Factory-installed on RT18BM, optional on other models)

Summary of the content on the page No. 13

l Because of new plumbing connections, the first l lf cubes are stored too long, they may develop ice may be discolored or off-flavored. Discard an off-flavor . . . like stale water. Throw them the first few batches of ice. away. Ice maker will make new ice. Cubes in the ice bin can also become smaller by l lf ice is not being made fast enough and more evaporation. ice is needed, turn the Refrigerator Control toward a higher number. Wait a day and, if l Good water quality is important fo

Summary of the content on the page No. 14

-. 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 a

Summary of the content on the page No. 15

Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Paw Pa* 17 Cleaning your rehigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Power interruption8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vacation and moving can . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 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 secti

Summary of the content on the page No. 16

WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN PART Sponge or cloth with l Remove base grille. (See page 13.) Defrost pan 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

Summary of the content on the page No. 17

Power interruptions 3. 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

Summary of the content on the page No. 18

Butter or margarine Keep opened butter in covered dish or closed compartment. When storing an extra supply, wrap in freezer packaging and freeze. Cheese 3to5 Store in the original wrapping until you are ready 7to 10 Cured meats to use it. Once opened, rewrap tightly in plastic Bacon 5 to 7 wrap or aluminum foil. 3to 5 Cold cuts Leftovers Varietv meats 1 to 2 Cover leftovers with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Plastic containers with tight lids can also be used. *If meat is to b

Summary of the content on the page No. 19

-. Freezer food storage chart FOOD STORAGE TIME Storage times will vary according to the quality of Main dishes the food, the type of packaging or wrap used (air 2 to 3 months and moisture proof) and the storage temperature l Casseroles (meat, (which should be 0°F [-17.8%]). pouftry 8 fish) l Stews 2 to 3 months FOOD STORAGE TIME l TV dinners 3 to 6 months Fruits Dairy products l Citrus 4 to 6 months 6 to 9 months l Butter l Commercially frozen 12 months l Margarine 12 months l Ju

Summary of the content on the page No. 20

If You Need Assistance Or Sewice 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 lf you still need assistance or service. When calling our toll-free telephone number for help or calling for sewice, please provide a detailed description of the problem, your appliance’s complete model and serial numbers and the purchase date.

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