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Whirlpool 3ET18ZK Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER 8ET20ZK 3ET18ZK 8ET18ZK Use And Care Guide...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Important Safety Instructions Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator Caring For Your Refrigerator FuMeStorage If You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty...
  • Page 3: A Note To You

    “If You Need Assistance Or Service” on page 18. If you need further help, feel free to call an authorized Whirlpool service center. When calling, you will need to know your appliance’s complete model number and serial number. You can find this information on the model and serial number label (see diagram on page 4).
  • Page 4: Help Us Help You

    Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. *Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still danger- ous . . . even if they will “just sit in the garage a few days.” If you are getting rid of your old refrig- erator, do it safely.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations with where all parts and features are located and what they look like. The model you pur- chased may have all or some of the parts and features shown and they may not match the illustration exactly.
  • Page 6: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section ....5 your refrigerator Cleaning it in ........5 Plugging It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use.
  • Page 7: Installing It Properly

    Installing it properly Allow 1.25 cm (% inch) space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. If the hinge side of the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space so the door can be opened wider.
  • Page 8: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section ..*... 7 Setting the controls Changing the control settings ... 8 the shelf glide ....9 Adjusting Adjusting the refrigerator...
  • Page 9: Changing The Control Settings

    Exterior moisture control The Exterior Moisture Control operates electric heaters around the door openings. These heaters help keep moisture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet. Use the OFF setting when humidity is low. Use the ON setting if moisture forms on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Shelf Glide

    Adjusting the shelf glide Use the shelf glide to secure odd-shaped items or to separate other items. 1. Grasp glide. 2. Slide glide along track. NOTE: Shelf glide cannot be removed. Adjusting the refrigerator Adjust the shelves to match the way you use your refrigerator.
  • Page 11: Removing The Crispers

    Removing the crispers To remove the crispers: Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. 2. Lift the front. 3. Slide out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: Push up glass insert from the bottom, then slide it out with both hands.
  • Page 12: Changing The Light Bulbs

    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. Failure to do so could result in electri- cal shock or personal injury. To change the refrigerator light: 1.
  • Page 13: Reversing The Door Swing

    Understanding the sounds 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 14: Caring For Your Refrigerator

    Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ..,...: ..Holiday and moving care ....14 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable few things you can do to help extend its product life.
  • Page 15: Holiday And Moving Care

    PART WHAT TO USE Door liners Sponge, soft cloth and gaskets or paper towel with mild detergent and warm water Plastic parts Soft, clean sponge (covers and or soft, clean cloth panels) with mild detergent and warm water Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with mild detergent and warm water...
  • Page 16: Power Interruptions

    Long holidays If you will be gone a month or more: 1. Remove all food from the refrigerator. 2. Unplug the refrigerator. 3. Clean it, rinse well and dry. 4. Tape rubber or wood blocks to the tops of both doors to prop them open far enough for air to get in.
  • Page 17: Food Storage

    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 Storing fresh food Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material.
  • Page 18: Storing Frozen Food

    Storing frozen food The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen food and for freezing food at home. NOTE: For further information about prepar- ing food for freezing or food storage times, check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook. Packaging The secret of successful freezing is in the packaging.
  • Page 19 If You Need Assistance Service Performance problems often result from little things you can fix without tools. Please read through the chart below before calling for service on your appliance. 1. Before calling for assistance Listed in this chart are the most common problems consumers run into with their appliances. Please read through this and see if it can solve your problem.
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