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Whirlpool ED22DC Use And Care Manual

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Before Using Your
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Refligerator
A Note To You
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Important Safety
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Pa-And
Features
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Using Your
Refrigerator
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Caring For Your
Refrigerator
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Food Storage Guide 24
If You Need
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Warranty
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1-800-253-1301
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NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZERS
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ED22DC

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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZERS WITH lHIRS@&SJit’ A Note To You Important Safety lnsbuctions Pa-And Features Before Using Your Refligerator Using Your Refrigerator Caring For Your Refrigerator Food Storage Guide 24 If You Need Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Cdl us with qmsthns or comments. MODEL ED22DC...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Whirlpool@ WorMclass You have purchased a quality, went into its manufacturing. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions: Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. .ChiM entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators ous .
  • Page 4 Parts And This section contains captioned illustrations. and features are located and what they look like. Automatic ke maker with cubed and Slideout Meet drawer temperature control / (on aide wail) Leveling roilera (behind baee grille) Control panel Freezer control Features Use them to become familiar with where all parts Base grille...
  • Page 5 Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning it ... 5 Plugging it in ... 5 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 Cleaning Removing packaging...
  • Page 6 Installing it properly 1. Allow l/i inch (1.25 cm) space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 2. If the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space on the hinge side closest to the wall so the door can be opened wider.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Setting the controls ......7 Changing the control settings ... 8 Adjusting the door bins .
  • Page 8: Changing The Control Settings

    3. Give the refrigerator time to cool down completely before adding food. This may take several hours. The settings indicated above should be correct for normal, household refrigerator usage. The controls are set correctly when milk or juice is as cold as you like and when ice cream is firm.
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Door Bins

    Adjusting the door bins To remove door bins: Lift bin up. 2. Pull bin straight out. To replace door bins: Slide bin in above desired support button. 2. Push down until it stops. Adjusting the door bin glides Use the bin glides to secure odd-shaped items or to separate other items.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    Adjusting the refrigerator Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. Glass shelves are strong enough to hold bottles, milk and other heavy food items. To remove glass shelves: 1. Remove items from shelf. 2. Slide shelf out with an even, constant pull.
  • Page 11: Removing The Crisper And Crisper Cover

    Removing the crisper To remove the crisper: Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. 2. Lift the front slightfy. 3. Slide out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: Hold cover firmly with both hands and lift front of cover off supports.
  • Page 12: Removing The Meat Drawer

    Removing the meat drawer To remove the meat drawer: Slide the meat drawer straight out to the stop. 2. Lift the front slightly. 3. Slide out the rest of the way. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: Remove meat drawer and crisper. 2.
  • Page 13: Removing The Snack Bin

    Removing the snack To remove the snack bin: Slide snack bin straight out to the stop with an even, constant motion. 2. Lift the front. 3. Slide bin out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. Adjusting the wine To remove the wine rack: Lii front of wine rack.
  • Page 14: Using The Thirstcrushertm

    Using the THIRSTCRUSHER” system The ice dispenser Ice dispenses from the ice maker storage bin in the freezer. When you press the dispenser bar, a trapdoor opens in between the dispenser the ice bin. Ice falls moves from the bin and through the chute.
  • Page 15: Using The Automatic Ice Maker

    The water dispenser Chilled water comes from a tank behind the meat drawer. It hokfs approximately 1 lh quarts (1.5 L). When the refrigerator is first hooked up, press the water dispenser bar with a glass or jar until you draw 2 or 3 quarts (1.9 to 2.8 L).
  • Page 16: Storage Bin

    Removing the ice maker Remove, empty and clean the storage bin if: the ice dispenser has not, or will not, be used for week or more. a power failure causes ice in the bin to meft and freeze together. the ice dispenser is not used regularly. To remove ice bin: Pull the covering panel out from the bottom...
  • Page 17: Solving Common Ice Maker

    Solving common problems CAUSE PROBLEM Ice dispenser Freezer door open won’t work Ice bin not properly installed Wrong ice in bin Dispenser not used for extended periods, causing ice cubes to melt together Ice dispenser Ice dispenser bar held in too long stops working Ice attracts airborne Off-taste or...
  • Page 18: Removing The Base Grille

    Removing the base To remove the grille: Cpen both doors. 2. Pull base grille forward to release the support tabs from the metal clips. not remove Tech Sheet 3. Do fastened behind the grille. To replace the grille: Line up grille support tabs with metal clips.
  • Page 19 2. Reach through dispenser area to remove bulb. 3. Replace with a heavy-duty IO-watt bulb, which can be purchased from your Whirlpool dealer. 4. Reconnect refrigerator to power supply. NOTE: Not all commercial appliance bulbs will fit your refrigerator. Be sure to replace a bulb with one of the same size and shape.
  • Page 20: Understanding The Sounds

    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 21 Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ....21 Vacation and moving care ....22 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service.
  • Page 22 PART WHAT TO USE Sponge, soft Door liners and gaskets or paper towel with mild detergent and warm water Plastic parts Soft, clean sponge or soft, clean cloth (covers and with mild detergent panels) warm water Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with mild detergent and warm water Condenser coils...
  • Page 23 Long vacations If you will be gone a month or more: Remove all food from the refrigerator. 2. Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time. When the last load of ice drops, turn off the ice maker.
  • Page 24 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 Storing fresh food Wrap or store food placed in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material.
  • Page 25 Storing frozen food The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen food for freezing food at home. NOTE: For further information about prepar- ing food for freezing or food storage times, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.
  • Page 26 If You Need Assistance Service Performance problems often result from little things you can fix without tools. Please read 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.
  • Page 27 4. If you need ment 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 Whirlpool appli- ance. FSP replacement parts will fit right...
  • Page 28 From Date of Purchase system. These parts are: 1. Compressor 2. Evaporator 3. Condenser Service must be provided by an authorized Whirlpool sewice company. WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR Service calls to: 1. Correct the installation of your refrigerator. 2. Instruct you how to use your refrigerator.