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Cleaning Your Refrigerator - Whirlpool ED22DK Use & Care Manual

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Cleaning Your Refrigerator
Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost
To clean your refrigerator, turn the Refrigerator
automatically.
But both should be cleaned about
Control to OFF, unplug it, take out all removable
once a month to help prevent odors from building
parts and clean the refrigerator according to the
up. Spills should be wiped up right away.
following directions.
PART
WHAT TO USE
HOW TO CLEAN
Removable
parts
(shelves, crispers,
meat drawer, etc.)
l
Sponge or cloth
. Mild detergent
l
Warm water
l
Wash removable parts by hand.
l
Rinse and dry thoroughly.
Outside
l
Sponge, cloth
or paper towel
l
Mild detergent
l
Warm water
l
Appliance wax (or
good auto paste wax)
l
Wash outside of cabinet. Do not use
abrasive
or harsh cleaners.
l
Rinse and dry thoroughly.
l
Wax painted metal surfaces at least twice
a year. Apply wax with a clean, soft cloth.
Waxing
painted
metal surfaces
pro-
vides rust protection.
Do not wax plastic
parts.
Inside walls
(Freezer should be
allowed to warm up so
cloth won't stick)
l
Sponge, soft cloth
or paper towel
l
Baking soda or mild
detergent
l
Warm water
. Wash with mixture of warm water and
-mild detergent, or
-baking
soda (2 tablespoons
[26 g] to
1 quart [.95 L] of water)
l
Rinse and dry thoroughly.
Door liners and
gaskets
l
Sponge, soft cloth or
paper towel
l
Mild detergent
l
Warm water
-
Plastic parts
(covers and panels)
. Soft, clean sponge
or soft, clean cloth
l
Mild detergent
l
Warm water
l
Wash.
. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
DO NOT USE cleaning
waxes, concen-
trated detergents,
bleaches
or cleaners
containing
petroleum
on plastic
parts.
l
Wash
l
Rinse and dry thoroughly.
DO NOT USE paper towels, window
sprays,
scouring
cleansers
or flammable
fluids. These can scratch
or damage
material.
See "Important
Safety Instruc-
tions"
on page 3.
Defrost pan
l
Sponge or cloth
l
Mild detergent
l
Warm water
Personal
Injury Hazard
Refrigeration
system tubes are located
near the defrost
pan and can become
hot.
Remove and install defrost
pan carefully.
Failure to do so could result in personal
injury.
l
Remove base grille. (See page 9.)
l
To remove defrost pan, lift pan over wire
brace (remove tape, if any).
l
Wash defrost pan.
l
Rinse and dry thoroughly.
l
Replace with notched corner to the rear.
Push it in all the way.
l
Make sure defrost drain tube is pointing
into pan.
. Replace base grille.
-
Condenser
coils
-.
Floor under refrigerator
l
Vacuum cleaner with
extended narrow
attachment
l
Floor cleaners
. Remove base grille.
l
Vacuum coils (at least every other month).
l
Replace base grille.
l
Roll refrigerator out only as far as water
supply line allows.
l
Clean floor.
12
l
Roll refrigerator back into place.
l
Check to see if the refrigerator is level.

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