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Whirlpool ET14GK Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 MODELS A Note To You ~~~~:dw Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator Caring For Your Refmigerator Food Storage Guide 16 If You Need $zit: Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call us with questions ETl4JK ET14JM ETl4HJ or comments. ET14GK...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Whirlpool@ You have purchased a quality, worMclass 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 Imraortant Safetv Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions: 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 .
  • Page 4 Model and serial number label (on *ide wall) Meat drawer (not shown- ET1 4GK only) Adjustable wire shelves Glass crisper cover Crisper (2 half-width on ET14GK) Control panel of your appliance. Use them to become familiar -compartment Model ET1 4JK shown Butter...
  • Page 5 Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ....5 Plugging it in ........It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use.
  • Page 6 Installing it properly 1. Allow 3 inches (7.5 cm) between overhead cabinets and refrigerator top. 2. Allow at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) between the refrigerator condenser on the back and the wall. Allow % inch (1.25 cm) on each side of the refrigerator for ease of installation.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Setting the temperature control ..7 Adjusting the refrigerator shelves ..8 Removing the crisper(s) and cover ..8 Removing the meat drawer and cover ..........9 Using the ice cube trays .
  • Page 8: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    Adjusting the refrigerator Adjust the refrigerator shelves to match the way you use your refrigerator. To remove the shelves: Remove items from the shelf. 2. Slide shelf straight out to the stop. 3. Lift back of shelf over stop. 4. Slide shelf out the rest of the way. To replace the shelves: Slide back of shelf into shelf track in wall of cabinet.
  • Page 9: And Cover

    4. Replace meat drawer. Using the ice cube trays (ETMJK, ET14HJ ET14GK) If you don’t use the cubes, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evapora- tion. The longer you store cubes, the smaller they get. To remove ice: Hold tray at both ends.
  • Page 10: Using The Automatic Ice Maker

    (contact dealer for ice maker kii number), there are a few things you will want to know: For ET14JK, ET14HJ and ET14GK: aluminum water inlet tube, supplied with your refrigerator, is in the rear bottom of the refrigerator, on the compressor support plate.
  • Page 11: Changing The Light Bulb

    Solving common ice maker POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION PROBLEM Ice crescents attached This is normal. They break apart easily. Shake bin occasion- at corners ally to keep cubes separated. Ice maker will not ON/OFF lever is in the OFF (up) position. Lower lever to the operate ice is not ON (down) position.
  • Page 12: Reversing The Door Swing

    Reversing the door swing You can change the hinges on your refrig- erator so the doors open the other way. Refer to the instruction sheet included with your refrigerator. 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.
  • Page 13 Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ....13 Vacation and moving care ,... 14 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable few things you can do to extend its product life.
  • Page 14 WHAT TO USE PART Door liners Sponge, soft cloth and gaskets or paper towel with mild detergent and warm water Soft, Plastic parts clean sponge (covers and or soft, clean cloth panels) with mild detergent and warm water Defrost pan Sponge or cloth (behind refrigera- with miM detergent...
  • Page 15 Long vacations If you will be gone a month or more: Remove all food from the refrigerator. 2. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time. When the last load of ice drops, turn off the ice maker.
  • Page 16 Food Storage 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 17 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 18 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 through this and see if it can solve your problem.
  • Page 19 4. If you need FSP@ replace- ment parts . . . FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your WhirlpooP appliance. FSP replacement...
  • Page 20 1. Compressor 2. Evaporator 3. Condenser 4. Drier 5. Connecting tubing Service must be provided by an authorized Whirlpool service company. WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR Service calls to: 1. Correct the installation of your refrigerator. 2. Instruct you how to use your refrigerator.

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