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Whirlpool ED22DQ Use And Care Manual

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A Note To You
Parts And Features
Before Using Your
Using Your
Caring For Your
Food Storage Guide 26
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  • Page 1 MODELS ED27DQ A Note To You EiiZZZ:d* Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator Caring For Your Refn’gerzrtor Food Storage Guide 26 If Y?u Need EZ”,” Warranty l-BOO-253-1301 Cdl us with questions or comments. ED25DQ ED22DQ ED22HD...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buyina a WhirlpooP You have purchased a quality, wo&c/ass 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 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.” If you are getting rid of your old refrig- erator, do it safely.
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations. and features are located and what they look like. Your refrigerator may have some or all of the features shown, and they may not look like the illustrations. models. Light Automatk (on some models) maker with Slideout freezer...
  • Page 5: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning ft ... 5 Plugging it in ... 6 It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. This section tells you how to clean it, connect it to power source, install it and level it. Cleaning Removing packaging...
  • Page 6 installing it properly Allow lh inch (1.25 cm) space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 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 ......8 Changing the control settings ... 8 Removing the door shelf fronts .
  • Page 8: Setting The Controls

    Setting the controls Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are in the refrigerator. When you plug in the refrigerator for the first time: 1. Set the Refrigerator Control to 3. Refrigerator Control adjustments range from 1 (warmest) to 5 (coldest). 2.
  • Page 9 Changing the control If you need to adjust temperatures refrigerator or freezer, use the settings listed in the chart below a guide. If you have questions, call our Consumer Assistance Center number, l-800-253-1 301. REASON: CONDITION: Refrigerator Door opened often section Large amount of food added too warm...
  • Page 10: Removing The Door Trim

    Removing the door trim (on some models) Remove the trim above the dispenser area for easier cleaning. To remove trim: Remove all items from the shelf. 2. Pull straight up at each end of the trim. To replace trim: Line up each end of the trim above the trim pocket opening in the door liner wall.
  • Page 11: 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 tail-bottle retainer: Grasp center of retainer. 2. Pull up and off of bin. To replace tall-bottle retainer: Position retainer above desired door bin.
  • Page 12: 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 13: Adjusting The Crisper Humidity

    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 14: Removing The Snack Bin

    Removing the snack To remove the snack bin: Slide snack bin straight out to the stop with an even, constant motion. 2. Lii the front. 3. Slide bin out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. Adjusting the wine To remove the wine rack: Lii front of wine rack.
  • Page 15: Using The Thirstcrusherty 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 16 The water dispenser Chilled water comes from tank behind the meat drawer. lt 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 17: Using The Automatic Ice Maker

    Using the automatic Here are a few things you will want to know about your automatic ice maker: The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal am-r. DOWN to make ice automatically. UP to shut off the ice maker. NOTE: Do not turn ice maker on until it is instruc- connected to the water supply.
  • Page 18: 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 and freeze together. melt the ice dispenser is not used regularly.
  • Page 19: Solving Common Ice Maker/ Dispenser Problems

    Solving common ice maker/dispenser problems PROBLEM CAUSE ice dispenser Freezer door open 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 stops working in too long Off-taste or...
  • Page 20: Removing The Base Grille

    Removing the base grille To remove the grille: Cpen both doors. 2. Pull base grille forward to release the support tabs from the metal clips. Do not remove Tech Sheet fastened behind the grille. To replace the grille: Line up grille support tabs with metal clips.
  • Page 21 2. Reach through dispenser area to remove bulb. 3. Replace with a heavy-duty lo-watt bulb, which can be purchased from your Whirlpool dealer. 4. Reconnect refrigerator to power supply. NOTE: Not all commercial appliance bulbs will fii your refrigerator. Be sure to replace bulb with one of the same size and shape.
  • Page 22: Understanding The Sounds You

    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 23: Care And Cleaning

    Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ..23 Vacation and moving care ..24 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a 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 during a power outage.
  • Page 24 PART WHAT TO USE Door liners and Sponge, soft cloth gaskets or paper towel with mild detergent and warm water Plastk parts Soft, clean sponge 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 25 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 26: 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 27 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- food ing food for freezing or storage times, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.
  • Page 28 If You Need Assistance Service Performance problems often result from little things you can fii 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 29: Warranty

    4. If you need replace- ment parts . . . FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need replacement part for your Whirlpool appli- ance. FSP replacement parts will ffl right...
  • Page 30 LENGTH OF WARRANTY FULL ONE-YEAR FSP@ replacement parts and repair labor to correct WARRANTY defects in materials or workmanship. provided by an authorized Whirlpool service company. From Date of Purchase FULL FIVE-YEAR FSP replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects WARRANTY...

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