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Ice Cube Trays; Optional Automatic Ice Maker - Whirlpool ED22DK Use & Care Manual

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Using Your Refrigerator
Contmued
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Raise
signal
arm to
stop ice.
Lower
signal
arm to
start it.
10
Ice cube
trays
If cubes are not used, they may shrink. The
moving cold atr starts a slow evaporation.
The
longer cubes are stored, the smaller they get.
To remove ice:
1. Hold tray at both ends.
2. Twist slightly.
Optional
automatic
ice maker
If you have the automatic ice maker accessory
(Part No. ECKMF-90), or if you plan to add one
later, there are a few things you will want to
know:
l
The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm.
Down
for making ice automatically.
Up
to shut off the ice maker.
NOTE: Do not turn ice maker on until it is
connected to the water supply. Instructions
for ice maker water su~plv
hook-up
are
attached
to the back of the refriaerator
cabinet.
l
The dial or lever on the side of the ice maker
changes the size of the cubes.
l
Shake the bin occasionally
to keep cubes
separated,
and to obtain increased storage
capacity.
9 It is normal for ice crescents to be attached by
a corner. They will break apart easily.
. You will hear water running when ice maker is
working. You'll hear ice fall into the bin. Don't
let these sounds bother you.
. The ice maker will not operate until the freezer
is cold enough to make ice. This can take
overnight.
l
Because of new plumbing connections,
the first
ice may be discolored or off-flavored.
Discard
the first few batches of ice.
l
If ice is not being made fast enough and more
ice is needed, turn the Refrigerator Control
toward a higher number. Wait a day and, if
necessary, turn the Freezer Control toward C.
l
If you remove the ice bin, raise the signal arm
to shut off the ice maker. When you return the
bin, push it all the way in and lower the arm to
the ON position.
l
If cubes are stored too long, they may develop
an off flavor
like stale water. Throw them
away. Ice maker will make new ice. Cubes in
the ice bin can also become smaller by
evaporation.
l
Good water quality is important for good ice
quality. It is not recommended
that the ice
maker be connected to a softened water
supply. Water softener chemicals such as salt
from a malfunctioning
softener can damage the
ice maker mold and lead to poor quality ice. If a
softened water supply cannot be avoided, then
it is important that the water softener be well
maintained and operating properly.

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