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Whirlpool ED22DF Use And Care Manual

No-frost refrigerator-freezers with thirstcrusher


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A Note To You
Parts And Features
Before Using Your
Using Your
Food Storage Guide 24
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  • Page 1 A Note To You pgz;“fafeq Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator Caa;ezobur Food Storage Guide 24 If You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call our Consumer Assistance with questions or comments. THIRS@&!$lHTu MODEL Center ED22DF...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Whirlpool@ You have purchased a quality, worldclass 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 Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical using your refrigerator, 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.”...
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations. and features are located and what they look like. Automatic maker with cubed and crushed I-:- wire shelves Snack bin Slide-out freezer baskets Temperature- controlled I III I II meat drawer Adjustable llllll door bins Removable...
  • Page 5: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning it ......... . . 5 it in .
  • Page 6 Installing it properly 1. Allow % 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 Changing the control settings.. Removing the door shelf fronts ..9 Adjusting the door bins ..9 Adjusting the door bin glides ..9 Removing the tall-bottle retainer Adjusting the refrigerator shelves Using the egg bin Removing...
  • 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: Removing The Door Shelf Fronts

    Removing the door shelf fronts Remove the door shelf fronts for easier cleaning. To remove shelf fronts: 1. Remove all items from the shelf. 2. Pull out on the inside tab at each end of the shelf front. 3. Pull shelf front straight out. To replace shelf fronts: 1.
  • Page 10: Removing The Tall-Bottle Retainer

    Removing the tall-bottle The tall-bottle retainer fits onto any door bin in your refrigerator. The retainer helps to hold tall-bottles in place when opening and closing the refrigerator door. To remove tall-bottle retainer: 1. Grasp center of retainer. 2. Pull up and off of bin. To replace tall-bottle retainer: 1.
  • Page 11: Using The Egg Bin

    Using the egg bin The egg bin has three pieces - the lid, the egg carrier and the bin. Use the egg bin to hold one, two or three dozen eggs. To hold one dozen eggs: Place a dozen eggs into the egg carrier. Then place the egg carrier into the bin and cover with the lid.
  • Page 12: Adjusting The Crisper Humidity Control

    Adjusting the crisper You can control the amount of humidity in the moisture-sealed crisper. The control can be adjusted to any setting between LOW and HIGH. LOW (open) lets moist air out of the crisper for best storage of fruits and vegetables with skins.
  • Page 13: Removing The Snack Bin

    Removing the snack To remove the snack bin: 1. 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:...
  • Page 14: Using The Thirstcrushertm Dispensing System

    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 a chute between the dispenser and the ice bin. Ice moves from the bin and falls through the chute.
  • Page 15: Using The Automatic Ice Maker

    The water dispenser Chilled water comes from a tank behind the meat drawer. It holds approximately quarts (1.5 L). When the refrigerator is first hooked up, press the water dispenser bar with a glass or jar until you draw and discard 2 or 3 quarts (1.9 to 2.8 L).
  • Page 16: Removing The Ice Maker 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 a week or more. a power failure causes ice in the bin to melt and freeze together. the ice dispenser is not used regularly.
  • Page 17: Solving Common Ice Maker

    Solving common problems CAUSE PROBLEM Freezer door open Ice dispenser 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...
  • Page 18: Removing The Base Grille

    Removing the base grille To remove the grille: 1. Open both doors. 2. Pull base grille forward to release the support tabs from the metal clips. 3. Do not remove Tech Sheet fastened behind the grille. To replace the grille: 1.
  • Page 19 2. Reach through dispenser area to remove bulb. 3. Replace with a heavy-duty 1 O-watt bulb, which can be purchased from your Whirlpool dealer. 4. Reconnect refrigerator to power supply. NOTE: Not all 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 You May Hear

    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 Door liners and Sponge, soft cloth gaskets or paper towel with mild detergent and warm water Soft, clean sponge Plastic parts or soft, clean cloth (covers and with mild detergent panels) and warm water Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with mild detergent and warm water...
  • Page 23 Long vacations If you will be gone a month or more: 1. Remove all food from the refrigerator. 2. Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time. 3. When the last load of ice drops, turn off the ice maker.
  • Page 24: 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 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 and 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 FSP@ replace- 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@ appliance. FSP replacement...
  • Page 28: Assistance Or Service

    From Date of Purchase system. These parts are: 1. Compressor 2. Evaporator 3. Condenser Service must be provided by an authorized Whirlpool service company. WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR A. Service calls to: 1. Correct the installation of your refrigerator.

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