7. Take out all removable parts, wrap them well, and tape them
together so they don't shift and rattle during the move.
8. Depending on the model, raise the front of the refrigerator so
it rolls more easily OR raise the leveling screws so they don't
scrape the floor. See "Adjust the Door(s)" or "Door Closing
and Door Alignment."
First try the solutions suggested here. If you need further assistance or more recommendations that may help you avoid a service call,
refer to the warranty page in this manual and scan the code with your mobile device, or visit www.whirlpool.com/product_help.
In Canada, visit www.whirlpool.ca.
Contact us by mail with any questions or concerns at the address below:
In the U.S.A.:
Whirlpool Brand Home Appliances
Customer eXperience Center
553 Benson Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
The refrigerator will not operate
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
Power cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Is outlet working? Plug in a lamp to see if the outlet is
Household fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped? Replace
the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues,
call an electrician.
Are controls on? Make sure the refrigerator controls are on.
See "Using the Control(s)."
New installation? Allow 24 hours following installation for
the refrigerator to cool completely.
NOTE: Adjusting the temperature controls to coldest setting
will not cool either compartment more quickly.
9. Tape the doors closed and tape the power cord to the back of
When you get to your new home, put everything back and refer to
the "Installation Instructions" section for preparation instructions.
Also, if your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker, remember to
reconnect the water supply to the refrigerator.
Your new refrigerator may run longer than your old one due to its
high-efficiency compressor and fans. The unit may run even
longer if the room is warm, a large food load is added, doors are
opened often, or if the doors have been left open.
Refrigerator noise has been reduced over the years. Due to
this reduction, you may hear intermittent noises from your new
refrigerator that you did not notice from your old model. Below
are listed some normal sounds with explanations.
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The motor seems to run too much
The refrigerator seems noisy
Buzzing - heard when the water valve opens to fill the ice
Pulsating - fans/compressor adjusting to optimize
Hissing/Rattling - flow of refrigerant, movement of water
lines, or from items placed on top of the refrigerator
Sizzling/Gurgling - water dripping on the heater during
Popping - contraction/expansion of inside walls, especially
during initial cool-down
Water running - may be heard when ice melts during the
defrost cycle and water runs into the drain pan
Creaking/Cracking - occurs as ice is being ejected from
the ice maker mold.
The doors will not close completely
Door blocked open? Move food packages away from door.
Bin or shelf in the way? Push bin or shelf back in the correct