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Whirlpool ED26MK Use & Care Manual

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y~?s, freezers.
Ice Makers,
and Surface
Trash Compactors,
Room Air Condttloners,



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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR- FREEZER Model ED26MK y~?s, freezers. Relrlgeralor-Freezers. Ice Makers, Dishwashers. Built-In Ovens and Surface Units. Ranges, Muowave Ovens, Trash Compactors, Room Air Condttloners, Oehumldlfl...
  • Page 2 Please read this Use and Care Guide before you do anything else... This booklet tells you how to start your refrig- erator, clean it, move shelves and adjust trols. It even tells you what new sounds to expect from your refrigerator. Treat your new refrigerator with care.
  • Page 3 I, Before Calling for Assistance 2. If You Need Assistance 3. If You Need Service 4. If You Have a Problem 01984 Whirlpool Corporation is properly maintained. is out of the weather. IS used in an urea where the room temperature for its size WIII not full below 55”...
  • Page 4 Install properly.. 1. Allow % inch (1.3 cm] space on each side and at the top for ease of installation. 2. The refrigerator back can be flush against the watl. 3. If the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave enough space so the door can be opened wider.
  • Page 5 Using your refrigerator Air Control Setting the controls.. The Temperature Control is In the refrigerator the Air Control is in the freezer section. refrigerator is plugged in for the first time ,, 54@,’ 2. Set the AIR CON- 1, Set the TEMPERA- TROL to 3.
  • Page 6 Adjusting crisper Humidity Adjusting meat pan temperature... Use Control to Adjust Meat Pan Temperatures Adjusting the shelves.. . Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. Glass shelves are strong enough hold bottles, milk and other heavy food Items To remove glass shelves: 1.
  • Page 7 Removing the freezer shelves... Lilt the Front Then the Back Removing the freezer basket.. . For proper arr movement, keep the freezer basket in place when the refrigerator is operating To remove the basket: 1, Slide out to the stops. 2.
  • Page 8 Optional automatic ice maker.. . If you have the automatic Ice maker accessory plan to add one later [Part No. ECKMF-6), there are a few things you will want to know. The ON /OFF lever is a wrre signal arm Down., .for making Ice automatrcally;...
  • Page 9 Cleaning your refrigerator Both the refrigerator and freezer sectlons defrost automatically. But both should be cleaned once a month to help prevent odors from burldrng up Of course, spills should be wiped up right away --l-r-,--l. -j.~, -_.-~ .- r . .-_.
  • Page 10 Food storage guide STORING FRESH FOOD There IS a right way to package and store refrig- erated or frozen foods. To keep foods fresher, longer, take the time to study these recommended Leafy Vegetables...Removestore or tear off bruised and discolored areas.
  • Page 11 FREEZING & STORING FROZEN FOODS The freezer SC :tlor IS desrgned for storage of corn mercrallv froze? foods ona for freezlng home Packaging The secret of successful freezing IS In the packaging The wrap yowl use must be arr, mols- ture and vapor uroof The way you close and seal the package must “ot allow air, moisture or vapors In or...
  • Page 12 Freezing Vegetables - Freeze only fresh high- quality vegetables picked when barely 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 contarner and freeze.
  • Page 13 IMPORTANT: Do not expect your freezer to quick-freeze large quantity of food. Put no more frozen food into the freezer than will freeze within 24 hours. (No more than 2 to 3 pounds of fresh meat or 3 to 4 pounds of vegetables per cubic...
  • Page 14 Vacation Short vacations. No need to shut off the refrigerator away for less than four weeks Use up penshables, freeze other items. If your refrrgerator with an automatic ice maker. 1) turn It off; 2) shut off the water supply to the ice maker, 3) empty the ice brn.
  • Page 15 Instead of a frozen food compartment. All this means better refrigeration may require more running time than your old one. FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts Look of quallh/ whenever...
  • Page 16 Maklng your world a little easier. Part No. 1100163 Printed in U.S.A. Q1984 Whirlpool Corporation ce Makers, Dishwashers. BulbIn Ovens and SurfaCe Units, Ranges, MIcrowave Ovens. Trash Compactors, Room Air Condltloners, Oehumldlflers, Automatic Washers, Clothes...