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Whirlpool 6WM24NIHAS Use And Care Manual page 6

French door bottom mount refrigerator
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After unpacking the appliance, make sure that it has
not been damaged during transport. In the event
of problems, contact the dealer or your nearest
After-sales Service. Once installed, packaging
waste (plastic, styrofoam parts etc.) must be stored
out of reach of children - risk of suffocation. The
appliance must be disconnected from the power
supply before any installation operation - risk of
electric shock. During installation, make sure the
appliance does not damage the power cable - risk
of fire or electric shock. Only activate the appliance
when the installation has been completed.
Be careful not to damage the floors (e.g. parquet)
when moving the appliance. Install the appliance
on a floor or support strong enough to take its
weight and in a place suitable for its size and use.
Make sure the appliance is not near a heat source
and that the four feet are stable and resting on
the floor, adjusting them as required, and check
that the appliance is perfectly level using a spirit
level. Wait at least two hours before switching the
appliance on, to ensure that the refrigerant circuit
is fully efficient.
To guarantee adequate ventilation, leave a
space on both sides and above the appliance. The
distance between the rear of the appliance and
the wall behind the appliance should be 50mm,
to avoid access to hot surfaces. A reduction of this
space will increase the Energy consumption of
WARNING: To avoid a hazard due to instability,
positioning or fixing of the appliance must be done
in accordance with the manufacturer instructions.
It is forbidden to place the refrigerator in such
way that the metal hose of gas stove, metal gas or
water pipes, or electrical wires are in contact with
the refrigerator back wall (condenser coil).
If it is necessary to replace the doors, please
contact the Technical Assistance Center.
It must be possible to disconnect the appliance
from the power supply by unplugging it if plug
is accessible, or by a multi-pole switch installed
upstream of the socket in accordance with the
wiring rules and the appliance must be earthed
in conformity with national electrical safety
Do not use extension leads, multiple sockets
or adapters. The electrical components must not
be accessible to the user after installation. Do not
use the appliance when you are wet or barefoot.
Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged
power cable or plug, if it is not working properly,
or if it has been damaged or dropped.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
with an identical one by the manufacturer, its
service agent or similarly qualified persons in
order to avoid a hazard - risk of electric shock.
WARNING: When positioning the appliance,
ensure the supply cord is not trapped or damaged.
WARNING: Do not locate multiple portable
socket-outlets or portable power supplies at the
rear of the appliance
WARNING: Ensure that the appliance is switched
off and disconnected from the power supply
before performing any maintenance operation;
never use steam cleaning equipment  - risk of
electric shock.
Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaners such as
window sprays, scouring cleansers, flammable
fluids, cleaning waxes, concentrated detergents,
bleaches or cleansers containing petroleum
products on plastic parts, interior and door liners
or gaskets. Do not use paper towels, scouring
pads, or other harsh cleaning tools.
he packaging material is 100% recyclable and is marked with the
recycle symbol
The various parts of the packaging must therefore be disposed of
responsibly and in full compliance with local authority regulations
governing waste disposal.
This appliance is manufactured with recyclable or reusable materials.
Dispose of it in accordance with local waste disposal regulations.
For further information on the treatment, recovery and recycling of
household electrical appliances, contact your local authority, the
collection service for household waste or the store where you purchased
the appliance. This appliance is marked in compliance with European
Directive 2012/19/EU, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
negative consequences for the environment and human health.
The symbol
on the product or on the accompanying documentation
indicates that it should not be treated as domestic waste but must be
taken to an appropriate collection center for the recycling of electrical
and electronic equipment.
Install the appliance in a dry, well ventilated room far away from any heat
source (eg. radiator, cooker, etc.) and in a place not exposed directly to
the sun. If required, use an insulating plate.
To guarantee adequate ventilation follow installation instructions.
Insufficient ventilation at the back of the product increases energy
consumption and decreases cooling efficiency.
Frequent door opening might cause an increase in Energy Consumption.
The internal temperature of the appliance and the Energy Consumption
may be affected also by the ambient temperature, as well as location of
the appliance. Temperature setting should take into consideration these
Reduce door opening to a minimum.
When thawing frozen food, place in the refrigerator. The low temperature
of the frozen products cools the food in the refrigerator. Allow warm food
and drinks to cool down before placing in the appliance.
Positioning of the shelves in the refrigerator has no impact on the
efficient usage of energy. Food should be placed on the shelves in such
way to ensure proper air circulation (food should not touch each other
and distance between food and rear wall should be kept).
You can increase storage capacity of frozen food by removing baskets
and, if present, Stop Frost shelf.
Do not worry about noises coming from the compressor which are
described as normal noises in this product's Quick Guide.

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