Whirlpool EC510 Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Ice thickness (not shown) Ice retainer Lower access AUTOMATIC ICE MAKER EC51 0...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    . is properly leveled. -SAVE Thank you for buying a Whirlpool Page Please complete and mail the Owner Registra- tion Card provided with this product.
  • Page 3: Using Your Ice Maker

    Using Your Ice Maker How the ice maker works 1. Water is constantly circulated over a freezing plate. As the water freezes into ice, the minerals in the water are rejected. This produces a sheet of ice with a low mineral content.
  • Page 4: Setting The Controls

    Using Your Ice Maker Continued Setting the controls 1. Select ice thickness. The ice maker has been pre-set to produce ice approximately (13 mm) thick, while operating in a room temperature of 70°F (21°C). Operation in different room temperatures require readjusting the control toward “THICK” or “THIN.”...
  • Page 5: Changing The Lower Access Panel

    4. Carefully slide the panel out. You will find the reverse side is white. For units with white panels showing, the reverse side will be black. 5. Choose the color you want to show and carefully slide the panel back into the door. NOTE: Be careful not to scratch the panel as it is inserted.
  • Page 6: Changing The Light Bulb

    Using Your Ice Maker Continued Light switch 3. Carefully slide the panel out. 4. Choose the color you want to show and carefully slide the panel back into the lower access panel. NOTE: Be careful not to scratch the panel as it is inserted.
  • Page 7: Cleaning And Caring For Your Ice Maker

    Cleaning and Caring For Your Ice Maker 4. Remove bulb. Replace with a 15watt bayonet base type bulb. 5. Replace the light shield, ice cutter grid and two thumb screws. 6. Reconnect power supply. Periodically inspect and clean the ice maker to keep it operating at peak efficiency and to prevent premature failure of system components.
  • Page 8: Cleaning The Condenser

    Cleaning and Caring Continued Cleaning the condenser Personal Injury and Product Damage Hazard Be sure the ice maker is OFF and discon- nected from the main power supply. Unit could suddenly start if not disconnected. Condenser fan rotation, sharp condenser fins and hot tubing could cause personal injury.
  • Page 9: Cleaning The Ice Maker System

    Thumb screws (long) Drain P’KI Cleaning the ice maker system - Personal Injury Hazard Most ice machine cleaners are citric or phosphoric acid which can cause irritation even after dilution. In case of contact with eyes, flush eyes thoroughly with fresh water and contact a physician immediately.
  • Page 10 Cleaning and Caring Continued 6. Pour 112 gallon (1.9L) of hot tap water into the water pan* and turn the Cycle Control Knob to “CLEAN.” This warms up the system to make the cleaning solution more effective. Let circulate for five minutes. While tap water is circulating, prepare cleaning solution.
  • Page 11: Cleaning The Interior Components

    Thumb screws (short) Cleaning the interior components Electrical Shock and Product Damage Hazard Do not operate ice maker with lower access panel or control panel removed. Electrical shock or personal injury could result. Do not wash plastic parts in dishwasher. They cannot withstand temperatures above 145°F (63°C).
  • Page 12: Filtering And Treating Water

    Cleaning and Caring Continued 6. Remove the water distributor from the freezing plate. It is held in place by rubber end caps. Remove the inlet hose and clean all water distributor holes and the small orifice in the inlet side of the distributor. When replacing the distributor, make sure the end caps are located in the evaporator flange detents and that the water distributor...
  • Page 13: Vacation And Moving Care

    Vacation and Moving Care Electrical Shock Hazard Make sure the ice maker is disconnected from the main power supply before remov- ing lower access panel. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal iniurv. To shut down the ice maker: 1.
  • Page 14: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    United States, To located the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINE” service assistance telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages...
  • Page 15 Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool COOL-LINE service assistance number in Step 2. 5. If you are not satisfied with how the problem was solved*...
  • Page 16: Whirlpool Ice Maker Warranty

    Assistance,” additional help can be found by calling our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number, l-808-253-1301, from anywhere in the U.S. 8 Registered Trademark / SM Service Mark of Whirlpool Corporation Part No. 759133 Rev. A 0 1990 Whirlpool Corporation Ice Maker Warranty...