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Whirlpool ET18HT Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool no-frost refrigerator-freezer use and care guide
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A Note To You
Parts And Features
Before Using Your
Using Your
Food Storage Guide 18
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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER MODELS A Note To You Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator Food Storage Guide 18 You Need Assistance Warranty 24 I ETZOTK ET18TK ET18HT...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Whirlpool@ You have purchased a quality, worMclass went into its manufacturing. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free 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 Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fore, 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 danger- ous .
  • Page 4 Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations with where all parts and features are located and what they look like. The model you pur- chased may have all or some of the parts and features shown and they may not match the illustration exactly.
  • Page 5 Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ....5 Plugging it in ........It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use.
  • Page 6 Installing it properly 1. Allow % inch cm) space on each (1.25 side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 2. If the hinge side of the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space so the door can be opened wider.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Setting the controls ... 7 Changing the control settings..8 Removing the drop-In trlm pieces Removing the snap-off door trlm ..9 Adjusting the shelf glide..10 Adjusting the refrigerator shelves ..lO Using the egg bin ...
  • Page 8: Changing The Control Settings

    Exterior moisture control The Exterior Moisture Control operates electric heaters around the door openings. These heaters help keep moisture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet. Use the OFF setting when humidity is low. Use the ON setting if moisture forms on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet.
  • Page 9: Removing The Drop-In Trlm Pieces

    Removing the drop-in (on some models) To remove the trim piece: Remove all items from the shelf. 2. Pull straight up on the trim piece at each end. To replace the trim piece: Locate each end of the trim piece above the trim pocket opening.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Shelf Glide

    Adjusting the shelf glide Use the shelf glide to secure odd-shaped items or to separate other items. To adjust the shelf glide: Grasp glide. 2. Slide glide along track. NOTE: The shelf glide cannot be removed. Adjusting the refrigerator Adjust the shelves to match the way you use your refrigerator.
  • Page 11: Removing The Meat Drawer And Cover

    Removing the meat drawer To remove the meat drawer: Slide meat drawer out to the stop. Lift of meat drawer. front 3. Slide meat drawer out the rest of the 4. Replace in reverse order. remove the cover: Tilt front of cover up. 2.
  • Page 12: Using The Optional Automatic Ice Maker

    Using the optional If you have an automatic ice maker, or if you plan to add one later (contact dealer for ice maker kit number), there are a few things you will want to know: The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm. DOWN to make ice automatically UP to shut off the ice maker IMPORTANT:...
  • Page 13: 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 the refrigerator at the main power supply. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury. To change the refrigerator light: Disconnect refrigerator from power supply.
  • Page 14: Reversing The Door Swing

    Reversing the door swing You can change the hinges on your refrig- erator so the doors open the other way. Refer to the instruction sheet included with your refrigerator. 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.
  • Page 15 Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ....15 Vacation and moving care ....16 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable few things you can do to extend its product life.
  • Page 16 PART WHAT TO USE Door liners Sponge, soft cloth and gaskets or paper towel with mild detergent and warm water Piastk parts Soft, clean sponge or soft, clean cloth (covers and panels) with miM detergent and warm water Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with mild detergent and warm water...
  • Page 17 Long vacations If you will be gone a month or more: Remove all food from the refrigerator. 2. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time. When the last load of ice drops, turn off the ice maker.
  • Page 18 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 19 Storing frozen 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 times, contact your local Cooperative Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.
  • Page 20 If You Need Assistance Service Performance problems often result from little things you can fii without tools. Please read the chart below before calling for service on your appliance. 1. Before calling for 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 21 . . . 4. If you need ment parts FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your Whirlpool appli- ance. FSP replacement...
  • Page 22 C. Pickup and delivery. Your refrigerator is designed to be repaired in the home. Damage to your refrigerator caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. Any food toss due to product failure.

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