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Whirlpool ED22PC Use And Care Manual

No-frost refrigerator-freezers


A Note To You
Important Safety
Parts And Features
Before Using Your
Using Your
Food Storage Guide 24
If You Need
Call us with questions
or comments.


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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER A Note To You Important Safety Instructions Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator Caag\zoour Food Storage Guide 24 If You Need ~~~~~ Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call us with questions or comments. MODEL ED22PC...
  • Page 2 Keep this book and the sales slip together in a safe place for future reference. Model Number Serial Number Purchase Date a Whirlpool@ appliance. home appliance. Years of engineering Card provided with your appliance. This will help to us.
  • Page 3 Important 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 This section contains captioned illustrations. and features are located and what they look like. Automatic maker 4 Snack bin 4 Meat drawer temperature Leveling rollers (behind base grille) Control panel Freezer control Use them to become familiar with viihere all parts Control panel Light...
  • Page 5 Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning it ......... . . 5 Plugging it in .
  • Page 6 Installing it properly Allow % inch cm) space on each (1.25 side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 2. 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 ......7 Changing the control settings ... 8 Adjusting the door bins .
  • Page 8: Changing The Control Settings

    3. Give the refrigerator time to cool down completely before adding food. This may take several hours. The settings indicated above should be correct for normal, household refrigerator usage. The controls are set correctly when milk or juice is as cold as you like and when ice cream is firm.
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Door Bins

    Adjusting the door bins To remove door bins: 1. Lii bin up. 2. Pull bin straight out. To replace door bins: Slide bin in above desired support button. Push down until it stops. Adjusting the door bin glides Use the binlshetf glides to secure odd- shaped items or to separate other items.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    Adjusting the refrigerator Adjust shelves to match the way you use your refrigerator. Glass shelves are strong enough to hold bottles, milk and other heavy food items. To remove the shelves: Remove items from the shelf. 2. Tilt shelf up at front. 3.
  • Page 11: Removing The Crisper And Crisper

    Removing the crisper To remove the crisper: Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. 2. Lii the front slightly. 3. Slide out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: Hold cover firmly with both hands and lift front of cover off supports.
  • Page 12: Adjusting The Meat Drawer

    Adjusting the meat drawer Cold air flows against the meat drawer through an opening between the freezer and the refrigerator. This helps keep the meat drawer colder than the rest of the refrigera- tor for better storage of meats. Slide the control to let more or less cold air through.
  • Page 13: Removing The Freezer Bin

    Removing the freezer To remove the bin: Slide bin out to the stop. 2. Lift the front to clear the stop. 3. Slide bin out the rest of the way. To replace the bin: Place bin on the slides. 2. Make sure the wire stops clear the front of the slides.
  • Page 14 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 15: 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 arm. DOWN to make ice automatically. UP to shut off the ice maker. NOTE: Do not turn ice maker on until it is connected to the water supply.
  • Page 16: 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 melt and freeze together. the ice dispenser is not used regularly.
  • Page 17: Solving Common Ice Maker

    Solving common 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 meft together Ice dispenser Ice dispenser bar held stops working in too long Off-taste or Ice attracts airborne...
  • Page 18: Removing The Base Grille

    Removing the base grille To remove the grille: Open 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 19 Disconnect refrigerator from power supply. 2. Reach through dispenser area to remove bulb. 3. Replace with a heavy-duty 1 O-watt bulb, which can be purchased from your Whirlpool dealer. 4. Reconnect refrigerator to power supply. NOTE: Not all commercial appliance bulbs will fit your refrigerator.
  • Page 20: Understanding The Sounds You

    Understanding 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 21 Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ..21 Vacation and moving care ..22 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 during a power outage.
  • Page 22 PART WHAT TO USE Door liners and Sponge, soft gaskets paper towel with mild detergent and warm water Soft, Plastic parts 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 Condenser coils...
  • Page 23 Long vacations If you will be gone a month or more: Remove all food from the refrigerator. Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time. When the last load of ice drops, the ice maker.
  • Page 24 Food Storage There is a correct way to package and store refrigerated 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. This prevents food odor and taste transfer throughout the refrigerator.
  • Page 25 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- ing food for freezing or food storage times, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.
  • Page 26 If You Need Assistance Service Performance problems often result from little things you can fix 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 throuah this and see if it can-solve vour problem.
  • Page 27 United Slates. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our Consumer Assistance Center telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your tele- phone directory Yellow Pages under: ‘APPLIANCE-HOUSEHOLD...
  • Page 28 These parts are: 4. Drier 1. Compressor 5. Connecting 2. Evaporator 3. Condenser Service must be provided by an authorized Whirlpool service company. modifications SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL may not apply to you. This warranty from anywhere in the U.S.A.

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