Whirlpool 2195385 Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 2195385 Use&Care Top-Mount Refrigerator Table of Contents ... d’ u tilisation et d’ e ntretien Réfrigérateur superpose Table des matières ... APPLIANCES...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ABLE OF ONTENTS A Note to You ... Refrigerator Safety ...4-5 Parts and Features ... Installing Your Refrigerator ... Using Your Refrigerator ... Setting the controls ... Changing the control settings ... Ensuring proper air circulation ... Removing the snap-on door trim ... Removing the drop-in door trim ...
  • Page 3: A Note To You

    OTE TO Thank you for buying an ESTATE Your ESTATE refrigerator gives you all the functionality of name brand appliances at a value price. To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information about how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 4: Refrigerator Safety

    EFRIGERATOR Your safety is important to us. This guide contains safety symbols and statements. Please pay special attention to these symbols and follow any instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of the use of the symbol. This symbol alerts you to hazards such as fire, electrical shock, or other injuries.
  • Page 5 ROPER DISPOSAL OF YOUR OLD REFRIGERATOR wWARNING Suffocation Hazard Remove doors from your old refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in death or brain damage. IMPORTANT: Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigera- tors are still dangerous ...
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    ARTS AND EATURES This section contains an illustration of your refrigerator. Use it to become more familiar with the parts and features. Page references are included for your convenience. NOTE: The drawings in this book may vary from your refrigerator model. Freezer shelf (p.
  • Page 7: Pièces Et Caractéristiques

    IÈCES ET CARACTÉRISTIQUES Cette section présente une illustration descriptive de votre réfrigérateur. Veuillez utiliser ces renseignements pour bien connaître les pièces et les caractéristiques. Les références de page sont incluses pour vous accommoder. REMARQUE : Les schémas dans ce guide peuvent varier du modèle de votre réfrigérateur. Clayette du congélateur (p.
  • Page 8: Installing Your Refrigerator

    NSTALLING EFRIGERATOR It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. This section tells you how to clean it, install it, connect it to a power source, and level it. NPACKING YOUR REFRIGERATOR wWARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
  • Page 9 Unpacking your refrigerator (cont.) Cleaning before use After you remove all of the packaging materials, clean the inside of your refrigerator before using it. See the cleaning instructions in the “Caring for Your Refrigerator” section for more information. PACE REQUIREMENTS wWARNING Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and...
  • Page 10 TTACHING THE OPTIONAL ICE MAKER TO A WATER SUPPLY Read all directions carefully before you begin. wWARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Unplug the refrigerator before installing ice maker. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. IMPORTANT: • Use copper tubing only and check for leaks.
  • Page 11 Attaching the optional ice maker to a water supply (cont.) Cold water supply The ice maker water valve contains a flow washer which is used as a water pressure regulator. The ice maker needs to be connected to a cold water line with water pressure limitations of 20-120 psi.
  • Page 12 Attaching the optional ice maker to a water supply (cont.) Measure from connection on rear of refrigerator to water pipe. Add 7 feet (2.1 m) to allow for moving refrigerator for cleaning. This is the length of O.D. copper tubing you will need for the job (length from connection to water pipe PLUS 7 feet [2.1 m]).
  • Page 13 Attaching the optional ice maker to a water supply (cont.) Connecting to refrigerator Disconnect the tube clamp on the back of the product and insert copper tubing through the clamp as shown at the right. Attach the copper tube to the valve inlet using a compression nut and sleeve as shown.
  • Page 14 LECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS wWARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock. Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is important to make sure you have the proper electrical connection.
  • Page 15 EVELING AND DOOR ALIGNMENT If the refrigerator is not leveled during installation, the doors may not close or seal properly, causing cooling, frost, or moisture problems. It is very important for the refrigerator to be level in order to function properly. Move the refrigerator into its final position.
  • Page 16 Leveling and door alignment (cont.) To level your refrigerator, you may either turn the screw clockwise to raise that side of the refrigerator or turn the screw counterclockwise to lower that side. Place a level on top of the refrigerator to check adjust- ments.
  • Page 17: Using Your Refrigerator

    SING EFRIGERATOR 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 controls, remove and adjust the features in your refrigerator, and how to save energy. ETTING THE CONTROLS Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are located in the top of the refrigerator section.
  • Page 18: Changing The Control Settings

    Setting the controls (cont.) The Freezer Control functions as an airflow director. Setting “1” will direct more of the cold air into the refrigerator section, while setting “5” will direct more of the cold air into the freezer section. The cold air travels from the freezer compartment through the top vent, into your fresh food section (see the diagram in the...
  • Page 19: Ensuring Proper Air Circulation

    NSURING PROPER AIR CIRCULATION In order to ensure proper tempera- tures, you need to permit air flow between the two sections. As shown in the illustration, cool air enters through the bottom of the freezer section (A) and moves up. Most of the air then flows through the freezer section vents (B) and recirculates under the freezer floor (C).
  • Page 20: Removing The Drop-In Door Trim

    Removing the snap-on door trim (cont.) To replace the trim: Line up the ends of the trim with the buttons on the sides of the door liner. Push the end of the trim straight back until it snaps into place. EMOVING THE DROP IN DOOR TRIM...
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    DJUSTING THE REFRIGERATOR SHELVES The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to match the way you use them. To remove a shelf: Remove all items from the shelf. Tilt up the front of the shelf and lift it at the back. Pull the shelf straight out.
  • Page 22: Removing The Meat Drawer And Cover

    EMOVING THE MEAT DRAWER AND COVER To remove the meat drawer: Slide meat drawer out to the stop. Lift front of meat drawer with one hand while supporting bottom of drawer with other hand. Slide drawer out the rest of the way. Replace the meat drawer in the reverse order.
  • Page 23: Removing The Crisper And Crisper Cover

    EMOVING THE CRISPERS AND CRISPER COVER The crispers and cover are designed for easy removal and cleaning. To remove crisper: Slide crisper straight out to the stop. Lift the front. Slide crisper out the rest of the way. Replace the crisper in the reverse order.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Freezer Shelf

    DJUSTING THE FREEZER SHELF Adjust the freezer shelf to match the way you use your freezer. To remove the shelf: Lift entire shelf slightly. Move shelf all the way to one side. Tilt other side up and out of shelf support cups.
  • Page 25: Using The Optional Automatic Ice Maker

    SING THE OPTIONAL AUTOMATIC ICE MAKER Before you turn the ice maker on, be sure that it is attached to a water supply. Refer to the “Attaching the optional ice maker to a water supply” section. • The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm.
  • Page 26: Removing The Base Grille

    Using the optional automatic ice maker (cont.) • If ice is not being made fast enough and more ice is needed, turn the Refrigerator Control toward a higher number in half number steps. (For example, if the control is at 3, move it to between 3 and 4.) Wait 24 hours and, if necessary, gradually turn the Freezer Control toward COLDER, waiting 24 hours between each increase.
  • Page 27: Changing The Light Bulb

    HANGING THE LIGHT BULB To change the refrigerator light: Unplug refrigerator or disconnect refrigerator from power supply. Reach behind the Control Panel and remove the bulb. Replace the bulb with a 40-watt appliance bulb. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect refrigerator to power supply. Refrigerator light Ampoule du réfrigérateur EMPLACEMENT DES...
  • Page 28: Reversing The Door Swing

    EVERSING THE DOOR SWING TOOLS NEEDED: ⁄ -inch hex-head socket wrench, No. 2 Phillips screw- driver, flat-head screwdriver, ⁄ -inch open-end wrench. SUGGESTION: Reversing the door swing should be performed by a qualified person. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: • Before you begin, turn refrigerator OFF, unplug it, and remove any food from door shelves.
  • Page 29 Reversing the door swing (cont.) Reversing the handles ⁄ -inch HEX COUNTER- HEAD HINGE SINK SCREW SCREW HANDLE OVAL SEALING SCREW (USE ON SCREW BOTTOM OF DOORS) Plugs Screws Top endcap Stick-on shim Bottom endcap Screws Screws Top endcap Stick-on shim Bottom endcap Stick-on shim Screw...
  • Page 30 NVERSION DU SENS D DES PORTES OUTILLAGE NÉCESSAIRE : Clé à douille hexagonale de ⁄ po, tournevis Phillips nº 2, tournevis à lame plate, clé à douille ouverte de SUGGESTION : L’inversion du sens d’ouverture des portes doit être exécutée par une personne qualifiée. INFORMATION IMPORTANTE : •...
  • Page 31: Inversion Du Sens D'ouverture Des Portes

    Inversion du sens d’ouverture des portes (suite) Inversion des poignées de portes VIS HEXAGONALE VIS DE COMPTOIR ⁄ PO DE CHARNIÈRE VIS OVALE DE VIS DE JOINT (S’EMPLOIE POIGNÉE AU BAS DES PORTES) Bouchons Embout supérieur Cale adhésive Embout inférieur Embout supérieur Cale adhésive...
  • Page 32: Saving Energy

    AVING ENERGY There are ways that you can help your refrigerator run more efficiently. • Check the door gaskets for a tight seal. Leveling the cabinet will ensure a proper seal. • Clean the condenser coils regularly. A coil cleaning brush is available for purchase (Part number 4210463).
  • Page 33 Understanding the sounds you may hear (cont.) If your product is equipped with an ice maker, you will hear a buzzing sound when the water valve opens to fill the ice maker for each cycle. The defrost timer will click when the automatic defrost cycle begins and ends.
  • Page 34: Caring For Your Refrigerator

    ARING FOR Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a few things you can do to help 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. LEANING YOUR REFRIGERATOR Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost auto- matically.
  • Page 35: Entretien Du Réfrigérateur

    NTRETIEN DU RÉFRIGÉRATEUR Ce réfrigérateur a été construit pour offrir de nombreuses années de service fiable. L’utilisateur peut cependant prendre certaines mesures pour en augmenter la durée. Cette section décrit comment nettoyer le réfrigérateur, et ce qu’il faut faire avant une période de vacances, avant un déménagement, ou à...
  • Page 36 Nettoyage du réfrigérateur (suite) PIÈCE COMMENTAIRES • Plateau de dégivrage Retirer la grille de la base. • Retirer le plateau de dégivrage, que l’on peut atteindre par la petite ouverture sur le côté droit. • Laver, rincer et sécher à fond. •...
  • Page 37 ACATION AND MOVING CARE Short vacations If you will be away for less than four weeks, use these tips to prepare your refrigerator before you leave. Use up any perishables and freeze other items. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: •...
  • Page 38 Vacation and moving care (cont.) Empty water from the defrost pan. Clean, wipe, and dry thoroughly. Take out all removable parts, wrap them well, and tape them together so they don’t shift and rattle during the move. Screw in the leveling rollers. Tape the doors shut and the power cord to the refrigerator cabinet.
  • Page 39: Food Storage Guide

    TORAGE 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. TORING FRESH FOOD Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material unless otherwise noted.
  • Page 40 Storing fresh food (cont.) Vegetables with skins (carrots, peppers) Place in plastic bags, or plastic container and store in crisper. Fish Use fresh fish and shellfish the same day as purchased. Meat Store most meat in original wrapping as long as it is airtight and moisture-proof.
  • Page 41 TORING FROZEN FOOD The freezer section is designed for storing commercially frozen food and for freezing food at home. NOTE: For further information about preparing food for freezing or food storage times, check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook. Packaging Successful freezing depends on the correct packaging.
  • Page 42 Storing frozen food (cont.) Freezing Your freezer will not quick-freeze any large quantity of food. Put no more unfrozen food into the freezer than will freeze within 24 hours (about 2 to 3 lbs of food per cubic foot [907-1,350 g per liter] of freezer space). Leave enough space in the freezer for air to circulate around packages.
  • Page 43: Troubleshooting Guide

    ROUBLESHOOTING You can solve many common refrigerator problems easily, saving you the cost of a possible service call. Try the suggestions below to see if you can solve your problem without outside help. If the suggestions do not work, please call the Consumer Assistance Center. NOTE: The Index in the back of the book will help you locate the appropriate sections that are referenced throughout this Troubleshooting Guide.
  • Page 44 The motor seems to run too much Check if ... The room temperature is hotter than normal. A large amount of food has just been added to the refrigerator. The door is opened often. The controls are not set correctly for the surrounding conditions.
  • Page 45 The ice maker is not producing ice Check if ... The freezer temperature is not cold enough to produce ice. The ice maker arm is in the “OFF” (up) position. The water line shut-off valve to the refrigerator is not turned on.
  • Page 46 The divider between the two compartments is warm Check if ... The condenser coils or base grille are dirty or clogged. The motor has quit working. Temperature is too warm Check if ... The air vents are blocked in either compartment. This prevents the movement of cold air from the freezer to the refrigerator.
  • Page 47 There is interior moisture build-up (cont.) Check if ... The food is not packaged correctly. The controls are not set correctly for the surrounding conditions. A self defrost cycle was completed. The doors will not close completely Check if ... Food packages are blocking the door open.
  • Page 48: Guide De Dépannage

    UIDE DE DÉPANNAGE Vous pouvez résoudre de nombreux problèmes communs des réfrigérateurs, ce qui vous économise le coût possible d’un appel de service. Essayer les suggestions ci-dessous pour voir si vous pouvez résoudre votre problème sans aide de l’extérieur. Si les suggestions ne fonctionnent pas, veuillez appeler le Centre d’assistance.
  • Page 49 Le plateau de dégivrage contient de l’eau Vérifier si ... Le réfrigérateur se dégivre. Le réfrigérateur est plus humide que normalement. L’eau dans le plateau de dégivrage déborde. Le moteur semble fonctionner excessivement Vérifier si ... La température ambiante est plus chaude que normalement.
  • Page 50 Le réfrigérateur semble faire trop de bruit Vérifier si ... Certains sons et bruits sont communs pour les réfrigérateurs neufs. La machine à glaçons ne produit pas de glaçons Vérifier si ... La température du congélateur n’est pas assez froide pour produire des glaçons Le levier de la machine à...
  • Page 51 Mauvais goût ou odeur des glaçons Vérifier si ... Les raccords de plomberie sont neufs et causent une décoloration et une mauvaise saveur des glaçons. Les glaçons ont été gardés trop longtemps. Les aliments dans le congélateur n’ont pas été bien emballés.
  • Page 52 Il existe une accumulation d’humidité à l’intérieur Vérifier si ... Les ouvertures d’aération dans le réfrigérateur sont bloquées. La porte est fréquemment ouverte. La pièce est humide. Les aliments ne sont pas correctement emballés. Les réglages ne sont pas correctement faits pour les conditions ambiantes.
  • Page 53: Requesting Assistance Or Service

    Service technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide after-warranty service, anywhere in the United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, call our Consumer Assistance Center telephone number or your nearest authorized service center.
  • Page 54 EQUESTING SSISTANCE OR Before calling for assistance or service, please check the “Troubleshooting Guide” section. It may save you the cost of a service call. If you still need help, follow the instructions below. F YOU NEED ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE IN CANADA 1.
  • Page 55: Demande D'assistance Ou De Service

    EMANDE D ASSISTANCE OU DE SERVICE ’ Avant de faire un appel pour assistance ou service, veuillez vérifier la section “Guide de dépannage”. Cette action peut vous faire économiser le coût d’un appel de service. Si vous avez encore besoin d’assistance, suivre les instructions ci-dessous.
  • Page 56: Warranty

    F. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.
  • Page 57: Garantie

    F. Les réparations des pièces ou systèmes résultant de modifications non autorisées apportées à l’appareil. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION NE SERA PAS RESPONSABLE POUR LES DOMMAGES FORTUITS OU INDIRECTS. Certains États ne permettent pas l’exclusion ou la limitation des dommages fortuits ou indirects de sorte que cette exclusion ou limitation peut ne pas s’appliquer dans votre cas.
  • Page 58: Index

    NDEX This index is alphabetical. It contains all the topics included in this manual, along with the pages on which you can find each topic. TOPIC AIR CIRCULATION ... 19 BASE GRILLE Removing ... 26 CLEANING How to ... 34 Moving ...
  • Page 59 SÉCURITÉ ... 4 à 5 SERVICE Demande ... 55 TEMPÉRATURE Réglage ... 17 Registered trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A., Inglis Limited licensee in Canada Marque déposée de Whirlpool, U.S.A., Inglis Limitée porteur de licence au Canada PAGE 11/96 Printed in U.S.A. Imprimé aux États-Unis...

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