Installation Instructions; Unpack The Ice Maker; Location Requirements - Whirlpool W10282149B Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool ice maker user manual
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: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury when using your ice maker, follow these basic
precautions :
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.

Unpack the Ice Maker

Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install ice maker.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
Removing Packaging Materials
Remove tape and glue from your ice maker before using.
To remove any remaining tape or glue from the exterior of the
ice maker, rub the area briskly with your thumb. Tape or glue
residue can also be easily removed by rubbing a small amount
of liquid dish soap over the adhesive with your fingers. Wipe
with warm water and dry.
Do not use sharp instruments, rubbing alcohol, flammable
fluids, or abrasive cleaners to remove tape or glue. Do not use
chlorine bleach on the stainless steel surfaces of the ice
maker. These products can damage the surface of your ice
Cleaning Before Use
After you remove all of the packaging materials, clean the inside of
your ice maker before using it. See the cleaning instructions in the
"Ice Maker Care" section.

Location Requirements

To ensure proper ventilation for your ice maker, the front side
must be completely unobstructed. The ice maker may be
closed-in on the top and three sides, but the installation
should allow the ice maker to be pulled forward for servicing if
Installation of the ice maker requires a cold water supply inlet
" (6.35 mm) OD soft copper tubing with a shutoff valve
and either a gravity-drain system or condensate pump to
carry the water to an existing drain.
Choose a well ventilated area with temperatures above 55°F
(13°C) and below 110°F (43°C). Best results are obtained
between 70°F (21°C) and 90°F (32°C).


Disconnect power before cleaning.
Disconnect power before servicing.
Replace all parts and panels before operating.
Use two or more people to move and install ice maker.
The ice maker must be installed in an area sheltered from the
elements, such as wind, rain, water spray, or drip.
When installing the ice maker under a counter, follow the
recommended opening dimensions shown. Place electrical
and plumbing fixtures in the recommended location as shown.
Be sure the power supply cord is not pinched between the
ice maker and the cabinet.
Be sure the water supply line is not pinched between the
ice maker and the cabinet.
Be sure the drain line (on some models) is not pinched
between the ice maker and the cabinet.
(86.4 cm)
34 "
(87.6 cm)
3 "
(8.9 cm)
(60.1 cm)
A. Recommended location for electrical
and plumbing fixtures
B. Floor level
Choose a location where the floor is even. It is important for
the ice maker to be level in order to work properly. If needed,
you can adjust the height of the ice maker by changing the
height of the leveling legs. See "Leveling."
11 "
(29.2 cm)
28 "
(72.4 cm)
(22.9 cm)
(38.1 cm)

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