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Whirlpool ED22DW Use & Care Manual

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Model ED22DW
reezers. Ice Makers. Dishwashers.
Built-In Ovens and Suriace Units. Ranges. Microwave
Ovens. Trash Compactors.
Room Air Conditioners.
Washers. Clothes Dryers


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  • Page 1 Ice Makers. Dishwashers. Built-In Ovens and Suriace Units. Ranges. Microwave NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR- FREEZER Model ED22DW Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room Air Conditioners. Oehumidiliers. Automatic Washers. Clothes Dryers Freezen.
  • Page 2 Please read this Use and Care Guide before you do anything else... Thls booklet tells you how to start refrigerator, clean lt, move shelves and adjust controls. It even tells you what new sounds to expect from your refrigerator. Treat your new refrigerator with care.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ..... . . Removing the Snack Bin ... . . 01989 Whirlpool Corporation IMPORTANT...
  • Page 4: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before using your refrigerator 1. Remove sales labels... Remove the Consumer Buy Guide Label, tape and any lnslde labels before using the refrigera- tor. To remove any remaining glue: 1. Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball then remove. 2.
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using your refrigerator REFRIGERATOR FREEZER CONTROL Setting the controls... Controls forthe refrigerator and freezer are in the refrigerator. When the refrigerator is plugged the first time... 1. Set the REFRIGERA- TOR CONTROL to 3. 2. Set the FREEZER CONTROL to B. Changing the control settings...
  • Page 6: Adjusting Meat Drawer Temperature

    Adjusting the crisper humidity con You can control the amount of humidity in the moisture-sealed crisper. The control can be adjusted to any setting between LOW and HIGH. 2. LOW (open) lets moist air out of crisper for best storage of fruits and vegetables with skins.
  • Page 7: Removing The Snack Bin

    Removing the snack bin... PULL OUT TO THE STOP, LlFl THE FRONT AND PULL AGAIN. Adjusting the wine rack... To move the wine rack: 1. Lift front of wine rack. 2. Pull rack off rear support. 3. Replace in reverse order. Removing the freezer baskets...
  • Page 8: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Changing the light bulbs... Before removing a ilght bulb, elther unplug the refrigerator to the refrigerator at the maln power supply. Shock and InJury can occur if electricity connected. To change refrigerator light: 1. Disconnect refrigerator from power supply. 2. Reach behind the control console to find bulb. 3.
  • Page 9: Cold Water And Ice Dispenser

    Cold water and ice dispenser... FOR ICE: Press glass against a sturdy the ice dispenser bar. (Pres- sure and tumbling ice can break a fragile glass.) move the glass to stop dis- pensing. The first few batches of ice from the ice maker may have a bad taste from new plumb- ing and parts.
  • Page 10 Plan to remove and empty the storage bin: If the ice dispenser has not, or will not be used for a week or more: If a powerfailure causes ice in the bin to melt and freeze together; If the ice dispenser is not used regularly. 1.
  • Page 11: Sounds You May Hear

    Sounds you may hear... Your new refrigerator Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned Don’t be. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces like the floor, walls and cabinets can make the sounds seem louder. The following you, and what may be making them.
  • Page 12: Cleaning Chart

    Cleaning chart PART WHAT TO USE Sponge or cloth; mild Removable parts (shelves, crisper, meat detergent and warm drawer, etc.] water. Outslde Sponge, cloth or paper towel; mild detergent; appliance good auto paste wax). Waxing painted Sponge, soft cloth or inside walls (Freezer paper towel, baking should be allowed to...
  • Page 13: Food Storage Guide

    Food storage guide There is a right way to package and store re- frigerated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, longer, take the time to study these recommended steps. STORING FRESH FOOD leafy Vegetabies...Remove store wrapping and trim or tear off bruised and discolored Wash in cold water and drain.
  • Page 14: Storing Frozen Food

    STORING FROZEN FOOD The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen food and for freezing food at home. Packaging-The secret of successful freezing is in the packaging. The wrap you use must be air, moisture and vapor proof. The way you close and seal the package must not allow air, moisture or vapor in or out.
  • Page 15 Freezing Vegetables - Freeze only fresh high- quality vegetables picked when barely mature. For best results, freeze no more than 2 to 3 hours after picking. Wash in cold water, sort and cut into appropriate sizes. Blanch or scald. Pack in recom- mended container and freeze.
  • Page 16 IMPORTANT: Do not expect your freezer to qulck- freeze any large quanfify of food. Put no more unfrozen food Into the freezer than will freeze wlfhln 24 hours. (No more than 2 to 3 pounds of food per cubic foot of freezer space.) enough space for alr to clrculafe around pack- ages.
  • Page 17: Vacation And Moving Care

    Vacation Short vacations... No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be away for less than four weeks. Use up perishables; freeze other Items. 1. Turn off your ice maker. 2. Shut off the water supply to the ice maker. 3.
  • Page 18: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    Director of Consumer Relations Whirlpool Corporation 2000 M-63 Benton Harbor, Ml 49022 Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence. If you need service%. Whirlpool has a nationwide = work of authorized service SERVlCE service technicians fulfill the product provide after-warranty service, anywhere United States.
  • Page 19 Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool CCCL- LINE service assistance number in Step 2. 5. If you are not satisfied with how the problem was solved?..
  • Page 20: Whirlpool Refrigerator

    This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Outside the United States, a different warrantv may apply. For details, please contact your franchised Whirlpool distributor or mllltary exchange.

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