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Whirlpool EDZZDQ Use And Care Manual

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Parts And Features
Before Using Your
Using Your
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Caring For Your
Food Storage Guide 26
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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZERS WITH Tl-ilRST@&i~~~~ MODELS Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your ’ Refrigerator Caring For Your Refrigerator Food Storage Guide 26 l-800-253-1301 Call us with questions or comments. ED27DQ ED25DQ EDZZDQ...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Whirlpool@ You have purchased a quality, worldclass went into its manufacturing. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still danger- ous . . . even if they will “just sit in the garage a few days.” If you are getting rid of your old refrig- erator, do it safely.
  • Page 4 Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations. and features are located and what they look like. Your refrigerator may have some or all of the features shown, and they may not look like the illustrations. models. Light Automatic ke (on aome mot maker with cubed and...
  • Page 5 Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section it ......... . . 5 Cleaning it in .
  • Page 6 Installing it properly Allow I/Z inch (1.25 cm) space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 2. If the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space on the hinge side closest to the wall so the door can be opened wider.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Setting the controls ......8 Changfng the control settings ... 8 Removing the door shelf fronts .
  • Page 8: Setting The Controls

    Setting the controls Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are in the refrigerator. When you plug in the refrigerator for the first time: 1. Set the Refrigerator Control to 3. Refrigerator Control adjustments 1 (warmest) to 5 (coldest). Freezer Control to B. Freezer Control adjustments range from A (warmest) to C (coldest).
  • Page 9: Removing The Door Shelf Fronts

    Changing the control If you need to adjust temperatures refrigerator or freezer, use the settings listed in the chart below as a guide. If you have questions, call our Consumer Assistance Center number. (See Daoe 29.) CONDITION: REASON: Refrigerator Door opened often section Large amount of food added too warm...
  • Page 10: Removing The Door Trim

    Removing the door trim (on some models) Remove the trim above the dispenser area for easier cleaning. To remove trim: 1. Remove all items from the shelf. 2. Pull straight up at each end of the trim. To replace trim: Line up each end of the trim above the trim pocket opening in the door liner wall.
  • Page 11: Removing The Tall-Bottle Retainer

    Removing the tall-bottle The tall-bottle retainer fits onto any door bin in your refrigerator. The retainer helps to hold tall-bottles in place when opening and closing the refrigerator door. To remove tall-bottle retainer: Grasp center of retainer. 2. Pull up and off of bin. To replace tall-bottle retainer: Position retainer above desired door bin.
  • Page 12: Using The Egg Bin

    Using the egg bin The egg bin has three pieces -the egg carrier, and the bin. Use the egg bin to hold one, two or three dozen eggs. To hold one dozen eggs: Place a dozen eggs into the egg canter. Then place the egg carrier into the bin cover with the lid.
  • Page 13: Adjusting The Crisper Humidity

    Adjusting the crisper You can control the amount of humklii the moisture-sealed crisper. The control can be adjusted to any setting between LOW and HIGH. LOW (open) lets moist air out of the crisper for best storage of fruits and vegetables with skins.
  • Page 14: Removing The Snack Bin

    Removing the snack To remove the snack bin: Slide snack bin straight out to the stop with an even, constant motion. 2. Lii the front. 3. Slide bin out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverSe order. Adjusting the wine To remove the wine rack: Lii front of wine rack...
  • Page 15: Using The Thirstcrushertm

    Using the THIRSTCRUSHER” system The ice dispenser Ice dispenses from the ice maker storage bin in the freezer. When you press the dispenser bar, a trapdoor opens in a chute between the dispenser and the ice bin. Ice moves from the bin and falls through the chute.
  • Page 16 The water dispenser Chilled water comes from a tank behind the meat drawer. It holds approximately quarts (1.5 L). When the refrigerator is first hooked up, press the water dispenser bar with a glass or jar until you draw and discard 2 or 3 quarts (1.9 to 2.8 L).
  • Page 17: Using The Automatic Ice Maker

    Using the automatic Here are a few things you will want to know about your automatic ice maker: The ON/OFF lever is wire signal DOWN to make ice automatically. UP to shut off the ice maker. NOTE: Do not turn ice maker on until it is connected to the water supply.
  • Page 18: 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 19: 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 melt together Ice dispenser Ice dispenser bar held stops working in too long Off-taste...
  • Page 20: Removing The Base Grille

    Removing the base grille To mmove the grille: Cpen both doors. 2. Pull base grille forward to release the support tabs from the metal clips. Tech Sheet 3. Do remove fastened behind the grille. To replace the grille: Line up grille support tabs with metal clips.
  • Page 21 3. Replace with a heavy-duty lo-watt bulb, which can be purchased from your Whirlpool dealer. 4. Reconnect refrigerator to power supply. NOTE: Not all commercial appliance bulbs will fit your refrigerator. Be sure to replace a bulb with one of the same size and shape.
  • Page 22: Understanding The Sounds You May Hear

    Understanding the 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 cabinets can make the sounds seem louder.
  • Page 23 Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ..23 Vacation and moving care ..24 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable few things you can do to help extend its product life. Thii section tells you how to clean your refrigerator what to do when going on vacation, moving or during Cleaning...
  • Page 24 PART WHAT TO USE Door liners and Sponge, soit doth gaskets or paper towel mild detergent and warm water Soft, clean sponge Plastic parts or soft, clean cloth (covers and with mild detergent panels) warm water Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with mild detergent .and warm water Condenser coils...
  • Page 25 Long vacations If you will be gone a month or more: Remove all food from the refrigerator. 2. Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time. 3. When the last load of ice drops, turn off the ice maker.
  • Page 26 Food Storage There is a correct way to package and store refrigerated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, longer, take the time to study these recommended Storing fresh food Wrap or store food placed in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material.
  • Page 27 Storing frozen food The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen food and for freezing food at home. NOTE: For further information about prepar- ing food for freezing or food storage Extension contact your local Cooperative Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.
  • Page 28 If You Need Assistance Service Performance problems often result from little things you can fix without tools. Please read the chart below before calling for service on your appliance. 1. Before calling assistance Listed in this chart are the most common problems consumers run into with their appliances. Please read through this and see if it can solve your problem.
  • Page 29 4. If you need ment parts FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this syrbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your Whirlpool@ appliance.
  • Page 30 These parts are: 1. Compressor 4. Drier 5. Connecting 2. Evaporator 3. Condenser Service must be provided by an authorized Whirlpool service company. modifications SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL from anywhere in the U.S.A. Printed on recycled...