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Whirlpool TimeSmart ED20TWXDN02 Use & Care Manual

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PART NO. 2189606
Tips' I
A Note to You . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Safety.... 3
Parts and Features . . .
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Refrigerator . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
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or Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    PART NO. 2189606 Use&Care A Note to You ... . 2 Refrigerator Parts and Features . . . Installing Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator Caring for Your Refrigerator ... . . 24 Food Storage Guide .
  • Page 2: Parts And Features

    WHlRiPOOt ~~ applkme. Thank you for buying a Because your life is getting busier and more compli- cated, WHIRLPOOL refrigerators are easy to use, save time, and help you manage your home better. To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free we developed this Use and Care Guide.
  • Page 3 Your safety is important to us. This guide contains safety statements under a warning symbol. This symbol alerts you to such dangers as fire, electrical shock, burns, and personal injury. Please pay special attention to this symbol and follow any instructions given.
  • Page 4 This section contains illustrations location of all the parts and features. Page references are included for your convenience. NOTE: This manual covers several different some of the parts and features shown here, and they may not match the illustration Control panel (P- 12) Model and ! serial...
  • Page 5 NOTE: This manual covers several different some of the parts and features shown here, and they may not match the illustration Model and serial Removable freezer shelves+ Ice and water freezer basket? Leveling rollers .altE ;;l$d base gnlle) b t Number varies with model models.
  • Page 6 NOTE: This manual covers several different some of the parts and features shown here, and they may not match the illustration Control panel (P. 12) Model and serial number label (on side wall) (Pa 2) Adjustable freezer shelw (Pm 17) Freezer light - (P.
  • Page 7: Installing Your Refrigerator

    INSTALLING YOUR REFRIGERATOR It is important to prepare your refrigerator connect it to a power source, install it, and level it. UNPACKING YOUR REFRIGERATOR Removing packaging materials Remove tape and any labels from your refrigerator before using (except the model and serial number label).
  • Page 8 SPACE REQUIREMENTS --__ To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, ’ I allow for a M inch (1.25 cm) space on each side and at the top. For models that have ice and water dispensers, make sure you leave some extra space ) at the back to allow for the water line connections.
  • Page 9 hlNC (CONT.1 4. Make sure that the doors are even. If the freezer door is lower than the fresh food door, turn the leveling screw on the freezer side clockwise. the fresh food door is lower, turn the leveling screw on that side clockwise. 5.
  • Page 10 ATCACHING ME ICE MAKERTO Connecting to water line Find a M-inch to 1 %-inch vertical COLD water pipe near the refrigerator. NOTE: Horizontal pipe will work, but the follow- ing precaution must be taken: Drill on the top side of the pipe, not the bottom. This will help keep water away from the drill.
  • Page 11 ATTACHING ME ICE MAKER TO A WATER SUPPLY --~~~~--~~~- B-w- -s------ Connecting to refrigerator NOTE: The first step for connecting your refrigerator is different depending on the type of water valve provided with your refrigerator. See the diagrams at right to determine the style of valve you have.
  • Page 12: Using Your

    USING YOUR REFRICERAT~R To obtain the best possible results from your refrigerator, properly. This section tells you how to set the controls, refrigerator, and how to save energy. SEITING THE CONTROLS When you first install your refrigerator, set the Refrigerator Control at 3 and the Freezer Control at B.
  • Page 13 ENSURING PROPER AIR CIRCULATION In order to ensure proper temperatures, to permit air flow between the two sections. As shown in the illustration, cold air enters the bottom of the freezer section (A) and moves up. It then enters the fresh food section through the top vent (B).
  • Page 14 REMOVING ME DOOR TRIM ABOVE DISPENSER The trim above the dispenser area may be easily removed for convenient cleaning. To remove the trim piece, first remove all items from the shelf. Then simply pull straight up on each end of the trim piece. ADJUSTING THE DOOR BINS The door bins iare removable for easy cleaning and...
  • Page 15 REMOVING THE MEAT DRAWER To remove the meat drawer: 0 Slide the meat drawer straight out to the stop. 0 Lift the front slightly and slide it out the rest of the way. 0 Replace in the reverse order. To remove the cover: 0 Remove the meat drawer and the crisper.
  • Page 16 !EM~VIM THE CRISPER The crisper and its cover are designed for easy removal and cleaning. To remove the crisper, slide it straight out to the stop and lift the front. Then slide it out the rest of the way. Replace the crisper in the reverse order.
  • Page 17 kMOVlNC THE SNACK BIN The snack bin provides a convenient raisins, nuts, spreads, and other small items at normal refrigerator temperatures. To remove the snack bin, slide the snack bin straight out to the stop, lift the front and slide the bin out the rest of the way.
  • Page 18 USING THE AUTOMAIIC Read the information below to learn how to operate your ice maker. Before you turn the ice maker on, be sure that it is attached to a water supply. Instruc- tions for the ice maker water supply hookup are on pages 9-10 of this manual.
  • Page 19 JSING THE ICE AND WATER To dispense ice: 0 Press a sturdy glass against the ice dispenser bar. Be sure to hold the glass close to the dispenser opening so ice does not fall outside of the glass. 0 Remove the glass to stop dispensing. 0 If you need a large amount of ice, take it directly from the ice bin in the freezer.
  • Page 20 REM~~INC THE ICE MAKERSTOM~E There are several reasons why you may need to re- move, empty, and clean the ice maker storage bin. The ice dispenser has not, or will not, be used for a week or more. A power failure causes the ice in the bin to melt and freeze together.
  • Page 21 Electrical Shock Hazard Unplug the refrigerator before removing a light bulb. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. Your refrigerator has several light bulbs. This sec- tion shows you where they are located and tells you how to change them if they burn out.
  • Page 22 To change the dispenser area light: 1. Reach through the dispenser area to remove the bulb. 2. Replace the bulb with a heavy-duty bulb, which can be purchased from your Whirlpool dealer. Upper freeier lo-watt light Dispenser Light WITH...
  • Page 23 UNDERSTANDING ME SOUNDS Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one didn’t make. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned about them. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces, like the floor, walls, and cabinets can make the sounds seem louder than they actually are.
  • Page 24: Caring For Your

    CARING FORYOUR Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable few things you can do to help extend its product life. This section tells you how to clean your refrigerator and what to do when going on vacation, moving, or Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically.
  • Page 25 CLEANING your REFRIGERATOR PART WHAT TO USE Sponge or cloth with mild Defrost pan detergent and warm water Condenser Vacuum cleaner with coils extended narrow attachment REM~wNC ME BASE GRID The base grille can be easily removed for access to the defrost pan and condenser coils.
  • Page 26: Refrigerator

    VACATION AND MOVING CARE Short vacations If you will be away for less than four weeks, there is no need to turn off your refrigerator. Use these tips to prepare your refrigerator before you leave. Use up any perishables and freeze other items. 2.
  • Page 27: Food Storage

    FOOD STORAGE GUIDE There is a correct way to package longer, take the time to study these recommended iTORlNC FRESH FOOD Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material unless otherwise noted. This prevents food odor and taste transfer throughout refrigerator.
  • Page 28 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 preparing food for freezing or food storage times, check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook. Packaging The secret of successful freezing is in the packag- ing.
  • Page 29: Assistance

    You can solve many common refrigerator problems easily, saving you the cost of a possible service call. Try the suggestions help. If the suggestions do not work, please call the Whirlpool Consumer Assistance Center toll-free from anywhere in the U.S. at l-800-253-1 301. YOUR REFRIGERATOR WIU NOT OPERATE Check if...
  • Page 30: Assistance

    THERE IS WATER IN ME DEFROSC Check if... The refrigerator is defrosting. It is more humid than normal. Water in the defrost pan is overflowing. MOTOR SEEM TO RUN TOO MUCH Check if... The room temperature is hotter than normal. A large amount of food has just been added to the refrigerator.
  • Page 31: Assistance

    ICE MAKER IS NOT PRODUCING Check if... The freezer temperature is not cold enough to produce ice. The ice maker arm is in the “OFF” (up) position. The water line shut-off valve to the refrigerator is not turned on. An ice cube is jammed in the ejector arm. The ice maker mold has no water in it or no ice has been produced.
  • Page 32 ICE DISPENSER WILL NOT OPERATE Check if... The freezer door is not closed completely. The ice bin is not installed correctly. The wrong ice has been added to the bin. The ice has frozen in the ice bin. The ice has melted around the auger (metal spiral) in the ice bucket.
  • Page 33: Assistance

    Check if... The freezer door is not closed completely. The water tank has not filled. The water shut-off valve is not turned on or the water line is not connected at the source. The water shut-off valve is clogged or incorrectly installed.
  • Page 34: Assistance

    OFF-TAslI OR ODOR IN ME ICE Check if... The plumbing connections are new, causing discolored or off-flavored ice. The ice cubes have been stored for too long. Food in the freezer has not been wrapped properly. Freezer and ice bin need to be cleaned. Water contains minerals (such as sulfur).
  • Page 35: Assistance

    Check if... The air vents are blocked in the refrigerator. The door is opened often. The room is humid. The food is not packaged correctly. The controls are not set correctly for the surround- ing conditions. A self defrost cycle was completed. DOORS WIU NOT aosE COMPLETELY Check if...
  • Page 36: Or Service

    To locate FSP replacement our Consumer Assistance Center telephone number or your nearest authorized service center. If the dealer, authorized servicer, and Whirlpool have failed to resolve your problem, you can contact the Major Appliance Consumer Action Program (MACAP). MACAP is a group of independent sumer experts that voice consumer views at the highest levels of the major appliance industry.
  • Page 37: Index

    INDEX This index is alphabetical. It contains all the topics included in this manual, along with the pages on which you can find each topic. TOPIC AIR CIRCULATION BASE GRILLE Removing..CLEANING How to ... Moving ... Vacation ... CONTROLS l-low they work..
  • Page 38 1. Compressor 2. Evaporator 3. Condenser 4. Drier 5. Connecting tubing Service must be provided by an authorized Whirlpool service company. modifications made to the appliance. warranty may apply, For details, please contact section of this book. After checking “Troubleshooting,”...