Whirlpool 2183013 Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool refrigerator 2183013 use and care guide
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Table of Contents
(complete) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
A Note to You . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Refrigerator Safety . . . . . . . . 3
Parts and Features . . . . . . . . 4
Refrigerator ,................... 6
Using Your
Refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Caring for Your
Refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
. . . . . . . . . . 22
Requesting Assistance
or Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    UseAndCare 14’ NO-FROST TOP FREEZER REFRIGERATOR PART NO. 2183013 Table of Contents (complete) ....2 A Note to You ....2 Refrigerator Safety .
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    Table of Contents A Note to You..Refrigerator Safety ... Parts and Features ... 6 Before Using Your Refrigerator Cleaning your refrigerator ... 6 Plugging it in ... 6 Installing it properly ... 7 Leveling it..7 Using Your Refrigerator.. Setting the temperature control ...
  • Page 3: Refrigerator Safety

    Refrigerator Your safety is important to us. This guide contains statements under warning symbols. Please pay special attention to these symbols and follow any instructions given. Here is a brief explana- tion of the use of the symbol. IMPORTANT SAFETY Read all instructions before using the refrigerator.
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    Parts and Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your appliance. Use them to become familiar with where all parts and features are located and what they look like. NOTE: The model you have purchased may have all or some of the parts and features shown and may not match the illustration exactly.
  • Page 5 Style Ice cube travs - Partlal shelf (on side wall) Utlllty bln (on some models) Slide-out _..-- -~. wlre shelves ’ (P. 7) Style Control panel (P. 8) Model and se rlal number label (on side wall) Sllde-out wlre shelves - (P.
  • Page 6: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before Using Your Refrigerator It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. This section tells you how to clean it, connect it to a power source, install it, and level it. Cleaning your refrigerator Removing packaging materials Remove tape and any inside labels (except the model and serial number label) before using the refrigerator.
  • Page 7: Installing It Properly

    Installing it properly Allow 3 inches (7.5 cm) between over- head cabinets and refrigerator top. 2. Allow at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) between the refrigerator condenser on the back and the wall. 3. Allow % inch (1.25 cm) on each side of the refrigerator for ease of installation.
  • Page 8: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using Your Refrigerator To obtain the best possible results from your refrigerator, it is important that you operate it properly. This section tells you how to set the temperature control, remove and adjust some of the features in your refrigerator, and how to save energy. Setting the temperature The Temperature Control is in the refrigera-...
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    Adjusting the refrigerator The refrigerator shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. To remove the shelves: Remove items from the shelf. 2. Slide shelf straight out to the stop. 3. Lift back of shelf over stop. 4.
  • Page 10: Using The Ice Cube Trays

    Using the ice cube trays (on some models) If you don’t use the cubes, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evapora- tion. The longer you store cubes, the smaller they get. To remove ice: Hold tray at both ends. 2.
  • Page 11: Attaching The Ice Maker To A Water Supply

    Solving common ice maker PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION This is normal. They break apart easily. Shake bin ice crescents attached occasionally to keep cubes separated. at corners ON/OFF lever is in the OFF (up) position. Lower lever to the ice maker will not ON (down) position.
  • Page 12 Connecting to water line Find a %-inch to 1 V&inch vertical COLD water pipe near the refrigerator. Horizontal pipe will work, but the NOTE: following precaution must be taken: Drill on the top side of the pipe, not the bottom. This will help keep water away from the drill.
  • Page 13 Connecting to refrigerator (On kit models, assemble water valve to refrigerator per kit instructions.) Route the copper tubing through the tube clamp provided as shown at right. Connect the X-inch copper tube from the shut-off valve to the water valve at the lower, left rear of cabinet.
  • Page 14: Changing The Light Bulb

    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. Turning the Temperature Control to the OFF position does not disconnect the refrigerator from the power supply.
  • Page 15: Understanding The Sounds You May Hear

    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. 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 16: Caring For Your Refrigerator

    Caring for Your Refrigerator Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a few things you can do to extend its product life. This section tells you how to clean your refrigerator and what to do when going on vacation, moving, or during a power outage. Cleaning your refrigerator Both the refrigerator and freezer sections...
  • Page 17 PART WHAT TO USE Sponge, soft cloth, Door liners or paper towel with and gaskets mild detergent and warm water Soft, clean sponge Plastic parts (covers and or soft, clean cloth panels) with mild detergent and warm water Condenser Vacuum cleaner coils with extended narrow attachment...
  • Page 18: Refrigerator

    Vacation and moving Short vacations No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be away for less than four weeks. Use up any perishables. 2. Freeze other items. 3. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: Raise signal arm to OFF (up) position. Shut off water supply to ice maker.
  • Page 19: Power Interruptions

    Power interruptions If electricity goes off, call the power com- pany. Ask how long power will be off. 1. If service will be interrupted 24 hours or less, keep both doors closed. helps food stay frozen. 2. If service will be interrupted longer than hours: (a) Remove all frozen food and store in a frozen food locker.
  • Page 20: Food Storage Guide

    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 steps. Storing fresh food Wrap or store food placed in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material. This prevents food odor and taste transfer throughout the refrigerator.
  • Page 21: Storing Frozen Food

    Storing frozen The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen food and for freezing food at home. For further information about prepar- NOTE: ing food for freezing or food storage times, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Listed in the chart below are the most common problems consumers run into with their refrigerator. Please read through this chart before calling for service. It could save you the cost of a service call. PROBLEM CHECK THE FOLLOWING Is the power supply cord firmly plugged into a live circuit with proper Your refrigerator voltage?
  • Page 23: Requesting Assistance Or Service

    . . . 3. If you need replacement 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 ROPER@ appli- ante. FSP replacement parts will fit right and...
  • Page 24: Warranty

    Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. This ROPER appliance is warranted by Whirlpool Corporation. Under no circumstances shall it be liable under this warranty for incidental or consequential damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so these exclusions or limitations may not apply to you.