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Whirlpool EM8GK Use & Care Manual

No-frost refrigerator-freezers
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Ice maker
(GM and HM models)
Ice cube
Ice bln _
(GM and GK
GM and GK
NK, HM and
HK models)
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  • Page 1 (not shown) (GM and HM models) Ice cube ‘rays Ice bln _ Elase’grllle (not shown) (models ETSOGM, ETZONK) NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZERS ETZOGM ET20GK EM8GK ET20NK ETl8HM ETi8HK ~~__- -~-- dglass Model ETZOGK shown Stallonarv (GM and GK modols) utlllly compartment Butler...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Power interruptions If You Need Service Or Assistance. Whlrlpool Refrigerator Warranty 01991 Whirlpool Corporation Remove the consumer Buy Guide Label, tape and any inside labels (except the model and serial number label) before using refrigeralor. To remove any remalnlng glue: Rub briskly with thumb lo make a ball, then remove.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safetv Instructions Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still dangerous...even if they will “just in the garage a few days.” If you are getting rid of your old refrigerator, do It safely.
  • Page 4 Before Your Refrigerator Using a-prong groundlng type wall receptacle Right to raise; Left to lower Clean It Cj,ean yo.ur re&igeralor beforce using cleaning inslrucli6ns on pag’es 13,and’l4. Plug It In Recommended Grounding Method A 115 Volt, 60 Hz.. AC only 15 or 20 ampere fused and properly grounded electrical supply is required.
  • Page 5 screwdriver to adjust Leveling screw Right lo raise; tell to lower Mqd.elsiETlB~K, ET18kfM and .ETlBHK. Install properly: 1. Allow 3 Inches (7.5 cm) between overhead cabinets and refrigerator lop. Allow at least an Inch (2.5 cm) between Ihe refrigerator condenser on the back and Ihe wall 3.
  • Page 6: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using Your Refrigerator ‘The dr&k-~gs~in~fhis book may vary stighlly fromyour refrigeratormodel. different features of all the models covered by this book. NOTE: Your model may not include all the teatures shown. CONDITION: REASON: If Refrigerator Door opened often Section is Large amount of food added TOO WARM Room temperature...
  • Page 7: And Et18Hk

    FREEZER 4 WARMER 0 COLDER t CONDITION: REASON: If Refrigerator Door opened often Section is Large amount of food added TOO WARM Room temperature loo warm If Freezer Door opened often Section is Large amount of food added TOO WARM Very cold room temperature (can’t cycle often enough) If Refrigerator...
  • Page 8: Exterior Moisture Control

    Using Your Refrigerator Continued EXTERIOR MOISTURE CONTROL OFF 0 ON yosnv GM and Glass heavy. Pull out to the stop, lift the pull again. front Exrerlor.!tireContr@I The Exterior Mois.ture’Control Console operates electric heaters around the door openings, These heaters help keep morsture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator.
  • Page 9: Removing The Crispers

    Pull out lo the slop, llfl the front nd pull again. Remove the glass insert, lift the frame front, then the back. Remove the glass Inset-& lift the frame front. : Re.rn6~iiig.the’xrispe’rc To remove the crisper%: 1. Slide cnsper strarght out lo the slop, lrfl front. then slrde out the rest of the way.
  • Page 10: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Using Your Refrigerator Continued Meta! clips Defrost pan Electrical Shock Hazard Before removing a light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electricity leading to the refrigerator at the main power supply. Shock and injury can occur if elec- tricity remains connected.
  • Page 11: Automatic Ice Maker

    Raise signal arm to stop Ice. Lower slgnal arm to start It. AutotiatWce in&k& It you have Ihe automatrc Ice maker accessory, or you plan IO add one later (Part No ECKMF-90). there are a few things you WIII wan1 lo know: The ON/OFF lever IS a wrre srgnal arm.
  • Page 12: Sounds You May Hear

    Using Your Refrigerator Continued Sounasy~u’hay hear.’ Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one drdn’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 13: Cleaning Your Refrigerator

    Cleaning Your Refrigerator Both me rerngeraror a~.freezerseclions~ef!~t aulomatically. But both shbutd be cleaned about- once a month to help prevent odors from building up. Spills should be wiped up right away. PART WHAT TO USE Removable parts Sponge or cloth (shelves, crisper, meat Mild detergent drawer, etc.)
  • Page 14 Cleaning Your Refrigerator Contlnued Models ETSOGM, ETPOGK ahd ETPONK: : Oefiotiii:pac ,* Sponge orcloth: Mitd’detergent Warm water Vacuum cleaner with Condenser coils extended narrow attachment Floor under Floor cleaners refrigerator Models ETWGK, ETlBHM and ETlBHK: Defrost Sponge or cloth (behind refrigerator Mild detergent on top of the motor) 0 Warm waler...
  • Page 15: Food Storage Guide

    There is a-correct way to package and store. refrigerated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, longer, take the trme to study these recommended steps. Storing fresh food Food placed in the refrigerator should be wrapped or stored in air and morsture proof maternal. Thus prevents food odor and taste transfer throughout the refrrgerator.
  • Page 16 Food Storage Guide Continued Freezer food storage chart Storage times will vary accordrng to the qualrty of the food, the type of packaging or wrap used (air and moisture proof), and the storage lemperature which should be 0°F (-17.8%). FOOD STORAGE Fruits Fruit juice concentrate...
  • Page 17: Carlng For Your Refrigerator

    (3.aring For Your Refrigerator Vacation and moving care Short vacations No need to shut OH the refngerator if you will be away for less than four weeks. Use up pensha- bles; freeze other items. If your refrigerator IS equipped with an automatic ice maker: 1.
  • Page 18: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    United Slates. To locale Ihe aulhorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our Consumer Assistance Center telephone number (see Slep 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages under: IPPLIANCES - HO”SEHOLO...
  • Page 19 Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacemenl parts in your area, refer lo Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool Consumer Assistance Center number in Step 2. 5. If you are not satlsfled with how the problem was solved’...
  • Page 20: Whlrlpool Refrigerator Warranty

    Assistance,” addrtronal help can be found by callrng our Consumer Assistance number, l-800-255.1301. from anywhere rn the U.S. rS Registered Trademark/TM Pan No. 2148174 Rev. C c, 1991 Whirlpool Corporatron 1 WHIRLPOOL WILL PAY FOR FSP” replacement pans and repair labor to correct defecls in materials or workmanship.