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Refrigerator Care; Cleaning - Whirlpool GI6FARXX User Instructions

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Cleaning

WARNING
Explosion Hazard
Use non ammable cleaner.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or re.
Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically.
However, clean both sections about once a month to avoid odor
buildup. Wipe up spills immediately.
IMPORTANT:
Because air circulates between both sections, any odors
formed in one section will transfer to the other. You must
thoroughly clean both sections to eliminate odors. To avoid
odor transfer and drying out of food, wrap or cover foods
tightly.
Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaners such as window
sprays, scouring cleansers, flammable fluids, cleaning waxes,
concentrated detergents, nail polish remover, bleaches or
cleansers containing petroleum products. Do not use paper
towels, scouring pads, or other harsh cleaning tools that may
scratch or damage the materials.
Clean the Interior
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Using a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in
warm water, hand wash, rinse, and dry removable parts and
interior surfaces thoroughly.
3. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.
Clean the Touch Screen Display on the Dispenser
Panel
1. Make sure the refrigerator is unplugged or the power
is disconnected before wiping the screen, to avoid
unintentionally changing the settings.
2. Mix a solution of mild detergent in warm water. Dampen
a soft, lint-free cloth with the solution and gently wipe the
screen.
NOTE: Do not spray or wipe liquids directly onto the screen,
or over-saturate the cloth.
3. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.

REFRIGERATOR CARE

Clean the Exterior Surfaces
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Using a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in
3. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.
Clean the Condenser
There is no need for routine condenser cleaning in normal
home operating environments. If the environment is particularly
greasy or dusty, or there is significant pet traffic in the home,
the condenser should be cleaned every 2 to 3 months to ensure
maximum efficiency.
To clean the condenser:
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Remove the base grille.
3. Use a vacuum cleaner with a soft brush to clean the grille, the
4. Replace the base grille when finished.
5. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.
warm water, wash, rinse and thoroughly dry stainless steel
and painted metal exteriors.
To keep your stainless steel refrigerator looking like new
and to remove minor scuffs or marks, it is suggested
that you use the manufacturer's approved Stainless Steel
Cleaner and Polish, Part Number 4396920. To order the
cleaner, call 1-800-422-1230 U.S.A. or 1-800-807-6777
Canada.
IMPORTANT: This cleaner is for stainless steel parts only!
Do not allow the Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish to come
into contact with any plastic parts such as the trim pieces,
dispenser covers or door gaskets. If unintentional contact
does occur, clean plastic part with a sponge and mild
detergent in warm water. Dry thoroughly with a soft cloth.
open areas behind the grille and the front surface area of the
condenser.
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