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Whirlpool ED20ZK Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool no-frost refrigerator-freezers use and care guide
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A Note To You
Parts And Features
Before Using Your
Using Your
Food Storage Guide 19
If You Need
Call us with questions
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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZERS A Note To You !FZEfdW Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator ~$;e~i-I&our Food Storage Guide 19 If You Need gy;ez Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call us with questions MODELS ED20PK or comments. 0 -sa ED20ZK ED22ZR...
  • Page 2 Model Number Serial Number Purchase Date a Whirlpool appliance. to us. Please pay special attention to these symbols and of the use of each symbol. This symbol will help you avoid actions which could cause product damage (scratches, dents, etc.) and damage to your personal property.
  • Page 3 Imraortant Safetv Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions: Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still dangerous .
  • Page 4 PartsAnd This section contains captioned illustrations of your appliance. all parts and features are located and what they look like. The model you have purchased may have all or some of the parts and features shown and they may not match the illustration exactly. This manual is designed to cover several models.
  • Page 5 Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning it ............5 Plugging it in .
  • Page 6 Leveling Your refrigerator has 2 leveling screws-one the right and one on the left. To adjust one or both of these, follow the directions below. Remove base grille. (See page 2. To raise front, turn screw clockwise. 3. To lower front, turn screw counterclockwise. Check with level.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Setting the controls ..7 Changing the control settings. shelves Adjusting the refrigerator the freezer shetvcs ... Removing Removing the freezer door shelves the shelf glides ... Adjusting and crisper Removing the crisper Removing the meat drawer and cover.. the meat drawer temperature..
  • Page 8: Changing The Control Settings

    2. Tilt up front of shelf until hooks drop into slots. 3. Lower front of shelf to level position. NOTE: The above instructions apply to all models in this manual (ED20PK with glass shelves and ED20ZK and ED22ZR with wire shelves). settings Adjust the Refrigerator Control first.
  • Page 9: Removing The Freezer Shetvcs

    Removing the freezer To remove the shelves: 1. Lift right side of shelf off supports. 2. Slide shelf out of shelf support holes. 3. Replace in reverse order. To adjust the shelves: 1. Remove shelf as above. 2. Remove supports by sliding upward. 3.
  • Page 10: Removing The Crisper And Crisper Cover

    Removing the crisper To remove the crisper: 1. Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. 2. Lift the front. 3. Slide out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: 1. Push glass insert up from bottom, then slide out with both hands.
  • Page 11: Removing The Freezer Bin

    Removing the freezer For proper air movement, keep the freezer bin in place when the refrigerator is operating. remove the bin: 1. Slide bin out to the stop. 2. Lift bin at the front to clear the stop. 3. Slide bin out the rest of the way. To replace the bin: 1.
  • Page 12: Using The Ice Dispenser

    The ice maker will not operate until the freezer is cold enough to make ice. This can take overnight. Because of new plumbing connections, ice may be discolored or off-flavored. Discard the first few batches of ice. If ice is not being made fast enough and more ice is needed, turn the Refrigerator Control toward a higher number.
  • Page 13: Removing The Ice Maker Storage Bin

    Removing the ice maker Remove, empty and clean the storage bin if: the ice dispenser has not, or will not, be used for a week or more. a power failure causes ice in the bin to melt and freeze together. the ice dispenser is not used regularly.
  • Page 14: Solving Common Ice Maker

    Solving common problems PROBLEM CAUSE Ice dispenser Freezer door open won’t work Ice bin not properly installed Wrong ice in bin Dispenser not used for extended periods, causing ice cubes to meft together Ice dispenser stops Ice dispenser bar held working in too long Off-taste...
  • Page 15: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Changing the light Electrical Shock Hazard Before removing a light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electricity leading to it at the main power supply. Failure to do so could result in personal injury. To change refrigerator light: 1.
  • Page 16: Saving Energy

    Understanding 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 cabinets can make the sounds seem louder.
  • Page 17 Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ....... Vacation and moving care .
  • Page 18 WHAT TO USE PART Sponge or cloth with Defrost pan mild detergentand warm water Vacuum cleaner with Condenser coils extended narrow attachment Floor cleaners Floor under refrigerator Vacation and moving Long vacations Remove all the food if you are going for a month or more.
  • Page 19 Power interruptions If electricity goes off, call the power company. Ask how long power will be off. 1. If service is to be interrupted 24 hours or less, keep both doors closed. This will help foods stay frozen. 2. If service is to be interrupted longer than 24 hours: (a) Remove all frozen food and store in a frozen food locker.
  • Page 20 Butter or margarine Keep opened butter in covered dish or closed compartment. When storing an extra supply, wrap in freezer packaging and freeze. Cheese Store in the original wrapping until you are ready to use it. Once opened, rewrap tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
  • Page 21 Freezer food storage chart Storage times will vary according to the quality of the food, the type of packaging or wrap used (air and moisture proof) and the storage temperature which should be 0°F (-17.8%). FOOD STORAGE TIME Fruits Citrus Commercially frozen Juice concentrates...
  • Page 22 If You Need Assistance Or sewice This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Part 1 of this section outlines possible problems, their causes, and actions you can take to solve each problem. Parts 2 and 3 tell what to do if you still need assistance or service.
  • Page 23 Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool . . . Consumer Assistance Center number in Step 2.
  • Page 24 Outside the United States, a different warranty may apply. For details, please contact your authorized Whirlpool distributor or military exchange. If you need service, first see the “Assistance “Assistance or Service,”...

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