TABLE OF CONTENTS REFRIGERATOR SAFETY ...3 Proper Disposal of Your Old Refrigerator...3 REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION...4 Unpacking ...4 Location Requirements ...4 Electrical Requirements ...5 Water Supply Connection ...5 Refrigerator Doors: Removing, Reversing (optional) and Replacing ...6 Door Closing and Alignment ...9 Normal Sounds ...9 REFRIGERATOR USE ...9 Ensuring Proper Air Circulation...9 Using the Control(s)...10...
Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
REFRIGERATOR INSTALLATION Unpacking WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. Removing packaging materials Remove tape and glue residue from surfaces before turning on the refrigerator.
Electrical Requirements WARNING 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:...
6. Fasten the shutoff valve to the cold water pipe with the pipe clamp. Be sure the outlet end is solidly in the in the water pipe and that the washer is under the pipe clamp. Tighten the packing nut. Tighten the pipe clamp screws carefully and evenly so washer makes a watertight seal.
Door Reversal (optional) Door Stop Screw Door Hinge Hole Plug Door Handle Sealing Screw Cabinet Hinge Hole Plug Flat-Head Handle Screw Door Handle Screw Cover Door Handle Seal Screw Front Round-Head Handle Screw Cabinet 1. Remove in. hex-head hinge screws from handle side and move them to opposite side (see Graphic 1-1).
Door Removal & Replacement Base Grille Top Hinge 1. Top Hinge Cover " Hex-Head Hinge Screws 3. Top Hinge Center Hinge 1. Center Hinge " Hex-Head Hinge Screws Bottom Hinge 1. Bottom Hinge " Hex-Head Hinge Screws Door Swing Reversal (optional) 1.
Door Closing and Alignment Door Closing Your refrigerator has two front adjustable rollers – one on the right and one on the left. If your refrigerator seems unsteady or you want the doors to close easier, adjust the refrigerator's tilt using the instructions below: 1.
Using the Control(s) For your convenience, your refrigerator control(s) are preset at the factory. When you first install your refrigerator, make sure that the control(s) are still preset to the mid-settings as shown. NOTE: To turn your refrigerator off, turn the refrigerator control to the word OFF or until the word OFF appears.
REMEMBER: Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard the first three batches of ice produced. The quality of your ice will be only as good as the quality of the water supplied to your ice maker. Avoid connecting the ice maker to a softened water supply.
Crispers and Meat Drawers (on some models) Drawers To remove and replace a drawer: 1. Slide drawer straight out to the stop. Lift the front of the drawer and slide it out the rest of the way. 2. Replace a drawer by sliding it back in fully past the stop. Crisper Cover To remove the crisper(s) cover: 1.
Meat Storage Guide Store most meat in original wrapping as long as it is airtight and moisture-proof. Rewrap if necessary. See the following chart for storage times. When storing meat longer than the times given, freeze the meat. Fresh fish or shellfish ... use same day as purchased Chicken, ground beef, variety meats (liver)...
DOOR FEATURES Your model may have some or all of these features. Features that can be purchased separately as product accessories are labeled with the word “Accessory.” Not all accessories will fit all models. If you are interested in purchasing one of the accessories, please call the toll-free number on the cover or in the “Assistance or Service”...
REFRIGERATOR CARE Cleaning Explosion Hazard Use nonflammable cleaner. Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire. Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically. However, clean both sections about once a month to prevent odors from building up. Wipe up spills immediately. Cleaning your refrigerator 1.
Vacation and Moving Care Vacations If you choose to leave the refrigerator on while you’re away: 1. Use up any perishables and freeze other items. 2. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: Raise wire shutoff arm to OFF (up) position or move the switch to the OFF (right) setting.
The refrigerator seems to make too much noise The sounds may be normal for your refrigerator. See the “Normal Sounds” section. The ice maker is not producing ice or not enough ice. Has the ice maker just been installed? Wait 72 hours for full ice production to begin.
Whirlpool designated service technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide after- warranty service, anywhere in the United States. To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages.
Whirlpool Corporation is responsible for providing any in-warranty service covered in this warranty. If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of this book. After checking “Troubleshooting”, additional help can be found by checking the “Assistance or Service”...