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Sounds You May Hear; Energy Saving Tips; Cleaning Your Refrigerator - Whirlpool ETl8SC Use And Care Manual

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Sounds you may heaI
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Possible Sounds:
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Slight Hum, Soft Hiss:
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Clicking
or Snapping
Sounds:
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Water Sounds:
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Running
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.
The following
chart describes
the kinds of sounds that might be new
to you, and what may be making them.
Probable
Causes:
Your refrigerator
has a fan: you may hear the fan motor and
moving
air.
The defrost timer makes a definite click when the refrigerator
stops running.
also makes a sound when the refrigerator
starts.
When the refrigerator
stops running, you may hear gurgling
in the tubing for (
few minutes after it stops You may also hear defrost water running into tht
defrost water pan.
Your refrigerator
has a high-efficrency
compressor
and motor. It WIII run longe
than older desrgns It may even seem to run most of the time
Energy saving tips.. .
overcrowd
it so air movement
is blocked.
You can help Your refrigerator
use less electricrty
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Check door gaskets for a tight seal. Level the cab-
inet to be sure of a good seal
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Clean the condenser
coil regularly
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Open
the door as few times as possrble.
Think
about what you need before You open the door.
Get everything
out at one time. Keep foods orga-
nized so You won't have to search for what you
want. Close door as soon as food IS removed.
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Go ahead
and fill up the refrigerator,
but don't
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It
IS
a waste of electricity
to set the refrigerator
and
freezer to temperatures
colder than they need to
be. If ice cream is firm in the freezer and drinks are
as cold
as your family
likes them,
that's cold
enough.
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Keep the Power Savrng Control
on CONSUMES
LESS ENERGY unless moisture forms on refrrgerator
exterior.
radiator, or in direct sunlight
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Make sure Your refrigerator
is not next to a heat
source such as a range,
water heater.
furnace.
Cleaning your refrigerator
Both the refrigerator
and freezer sections defrost
automatically
But both should be cleaned
about
once a month to help prevent
odors from building
up. Of course, spills should be wiped up right away
To clean
Your refrrgerator,
turn the Refrigerator
Control to OFF, unplug
it, take out all removable
parts,
and
clean
It accordrng
to the following
drrectrons

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