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Sounds You May Hear; Energy Saving Tips; Cleaningyour Refrigerator; Removing The Base Grille - Whirlpool ED26MM Use & Care Manual

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Your new refrigerator
may make sounds that your old one didn't.
Because the sounds ore new to you. you might be concerned
about
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them. Don't be. Most of the new sounds ore normal. Hard surfaces like
the floor, walls and cabinets
con 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.
Possible
Sounds:
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Slight Hum, Soft Hiss:
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Clicking
or Snapping
Sounds:
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Water Sounds:
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Ice Maker Sounds:
-trickling
water
-thud
(clatter
of ice)
Probable
Causes:
You may hear the refrrgerator's
fan motor and moving air.
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 stops. You may also hear defrost water ruhning into the
defrost water pan.
If your refrigerator
has on ice maker, you may hear buzzing
[from the water
valve). trickling water and the clatter of Ice dumped
into the bin.
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Runnlng
Sounds:
Your refrigerator
has a high-efficiency
compressor
and motor. It will run long&
than older designs. It may even seem to run most of the time.
Energy saving tips...
You con help your refrrgerator
use less electricity,
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Check door gaskets for a tight seal. Level the cabl-
net to be sure of a good seal.
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Clean the condenser
co11 regularly
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Open the door as few times as possrble Think about
what you need
before
you open
the door. Get
everything
out at one time Keep foods organized
so you won't hove to search
for what you wont
Close door as soon as food is removed.
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Go ahead
and fill up the refrigerator, but don't over-
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 drunks ore
as cold as your family likes them, that's cold enough
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Keep
the Power Saving
Control
on OFF unless
morsture forms on the refrigerator
exterror
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Make sure your refrigerator
is not next to a heat
source such as a range, water heater, furnace. radr-
ator, or in direct sunlight.
Cleaning your refrigerator
Both the refrigerator
and freezer sections defrost
To 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
odors from building
parts.
and
clean
it accordrng
to the following
up. Of course, spills should be wiped up right away.
directions.
Removing the base grille...
1. Open the doors
I II
support
Tabs
2 Pull grille outwards
as shown
3. Do not remove
Tech sheet fastened behind grille
To replace:
1 Line up grille support tabs with met01
clips
2 Push firmly to snap Into place
3 Close the doors
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