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Changing Thelight Bulbs; Sounds You May Hear; Energy Saving Tips; Cleaning Your Refrigeratgr - Whirlpool ET22MT Use And Care Manual

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Changing the light bulbs...
WARNING:
Before
removing
the light shield
for
cleaning
or for replacing
the bulb,
either
unplug
refrigerator
or discon-
nect
electricity
leading
to
re-
frigerator
at the main power
supply.
Shock
and injury
can occur
if elec-
triclty
remains
connected.
Push in the Center;
Pull Down.
/
light
bulb behind
light shield:
1 Push lrghtly on the top center of the light shield until
the notched
tab unhooks from the control panel
2 Pull down on the shreld until the tab clears the con
trol panel
3 Lift the back hooks out of their slots
4 Replace
with a 40.watt applrance
bulb
5 Replace
light shreld In reverse order
light
bulb behind
ice maker:
1 Remove
the ice brn [see ice maker
instructlons
page 7 1
2 Replace
with a 40-watt appliance
bulb
3 Replace
ice bin
light
bulb behind
crispers:
1 Remove crispers and crisper covers
2 Bulb IS on back wall of refrigerator
3 Replace
with a 40-watt appliance
bulb
4 Replace
crisper and crisper cover
5 Plug in the refrigerator.
Sounds you may hear.. .
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Possible
Sounds:
Probable
Causes:
Slight Hum, Soft Hiss:
Clicking
or Snapping
Sounds:
Water Sounds:
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Ice Maker Sounds:
-trickling
water
-thud
[clatter
of ice)
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Running
Sounds:
Your new refrigerator
may make sounds that your old one didn't.
Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned
about
them. Don't be Most of the new sounds are normal
Hard surfaces like
the floor, walls and cabtnets
can make the sounds seem louder
The following
chart describes
the kinds of sounds that might be new
to you, and what may be making them.
You may hear the refrigerator's
fan motor and moving arr
The defrost timer makes a definite click when the refrigerator
stops running. It
also makes a sound when the refrigerator
starts.
When the refrigerator
stops running, you may hear gurgling
in the tubing for a
few minutes after It stoos You may also hear defrost water running into the
defrost water pan.
You may hear buzzing [from the water valve], trrcklrng water and the clatter of
ice dumped
into the bin
Your refrigerator
has a hrgh-efficiency
compressor
and motor. It will run longer
than older designs. It may even seem to run most of the time.
Energy saving tips...
You can help your refrigerator
use less electricity
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Check door gaskets for a tight seal Level the cabI-
net to be sure of a good seal
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Clean the condenser
COI! regularly
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Open the door as few times as possible
Th,lnk abait
what you need
before
you open
the door Get
everything
out at one time Keep foods organrzed
so you won't have to search for what you want
Close door as soon
as
food IS removed
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Go ahead and fill up the refrigerator, but doh t overt
crowd It so air movement
IS blocked
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IT IS a waste of electricity
to set the refrigerator
and
freezer to temperatures
colder than they need to
be If Ice cream IS firm in the freezer and drinks are
as cold as your family likes them, that's cold enough.
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Keep the Power Saving
Control
on OFF unless
moisture forms on the refrigerator
exterior
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Make sure your refrigerator
is not next to a heat
source such as
a
range, water heater, furnace, radi-
ator. or in direct sunlight
Cleaning your refrigerator
Both the refrigerator
and freezer sections defrosi
-0 clean
your refrigerator,
turn the Temperature
automatrcally
But both should be cleaned
about
Control
to OFF, unplug
It, take out all removable
once a month to help prevent
oaors from building
parts,
ar*d clean
it according
to the followlng
JC
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course spills should be wiped ur rlah+ cjwa'~
li~rec+~ons
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