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Whirlpool 6ET18GK Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Appliances Home Use & Care Guide Ice cube Freezer shelf Butter door shelves NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER 6ET18GK...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Power interruptions If You Need Service Or Assistance. Whirlpool Refrigerator Warranty 01991 Whirlpool Corporation Remove the consumer Buy Guide Label, tape and any inside labels (except the model and serial number label) before using refrigerator. To remove any remaining glue: Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball, then remove.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical refrigerator, Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still dangerous...even if they will “just in the garage a few days.’...
  • Page 4: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before Using Your Refrigerator 3-prong grounding type wall receptacle Use screwdriver Leveling screw Lower Right to lefl to lower Clean It Clean your refrigerator before using it. See cleaning instructions on page 10. Plug it in Recommended Grounding A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15 or 20 ampere fused and properly grounded electrical supply is required.
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using Your Refrigerator CONDITION: REASON: If Refrigerator Door opened often Section is Large amount of food added TOO WARM Room temoerature too warm If Freezer Door opened often Section is Large amount of food added TOO WARM Very cold room temperature fcan’t cvcle often enouah) If Refrigerator Controls not set correctly...
  • Page 6: Exterior Moisture Control

    Using Your Refrigerator Continued EXTERIOR MOISTURE CONTROL OFF l ON Glass shelves heavy. Be careful. Pull out to the stop, lift the front and pull again. Exterior Moisture Control The Exterior Moisture Control on the Control Console operates electric heaters around the door openings.
  • Page 7: Removing The Crispers

    Pull out to the stop, lift the front pull again. Remove glass insert, lift the frame front, then the back. Removing the crispers To remove the crispers: 1. Slide crisper straight out to the stop, lift front, then slide out the rest of the way. 2.
  • Page 8: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Using Your Refrigerator Continued ‘L Changing the light bulbs 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. Shock and injury can occur if elec- tricity remains connected.
  • Page 9: Sounds You May Hear

    Sounds you may hear 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 10: Cleaning Your Refrigerator

    Cleaning Your Refrigerator Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically. But both should be cleaned about once a month to help prevent odors from building up. Spills should be wiped up right away. PART WHAT TO USE Removable parts Sponge or cloth (shelves, crisper, meat Mild detergent...
  • Page 11: Food Storage Guide

    Food Storage Guide 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 Food placed in the refrigerator should be wrapped or stored in air and moisture proof material.
  • Page 12 Food Storage Guide Continued Freezer food storage chart Storage times will vary according to the quality of the food, the type of packaging or wrap used (air and moisture proof), and the storage temperature which should be 0°F ( - 17.8”C). FOOD STORAGE Fruits...
  • Page 13: Caring For Your Refrigerator

    Caring For Your Refrigerator Vacation and moving care Short vacations No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be away for less than four weeks. Use up perish- ables; freeze other items. Long vacations Remove all the food if you are going for a month or more.
  • Page 14: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    WhirlpoolSM service company. 3. If you need FSP@ replacement parts:.. FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement for your Whirlpool appliance. FSP replacement...
  • Page 15 Notes...
  • Page 16: Whirlpool Refrigerator Warranty

    C. Pickup and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home. D. Damage to refrigerator caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. E. Any labor costs during limited warranty.