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Whirlpool ET18AK Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool no-frost refrigerator- freezer use and care guide et18ak
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NO-FROST
O REFRIGERATOR-
FREEZER
MODEL ETl8AK
IS. Freezers.
Refrlgeralor-Freezers,
Ice Makers,
Dishwashers,
Built-In
Ovens
and Surface
Un~ls. Ranges,
MIcrorave
Ovens,
Trash Compactors,
Room Air Condllloners,
Dehumldlflel

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  • Page 1 NO-FROST O REFRIGERATOR- FREEZER MODEL ETl8AK IS. Freezers. Refrlgeralor-Freezers, Ice Makers, Dishwashers, Built-In Ovens and Surface Un~ls. Ranges, MIcrorave Ovens, Trash Compactors, Room Air Condllloners, Dehumldlflel...
  • Page 2: Parts And Features

    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: Before You Plug It In

    IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR ASSISTANCE 1, Before Calling for Assistance 2. If You Need Assistance 3. If You Need Service 4. IfYouHaveaProblem 01985 Whirlpool Corporation IS not near on oven, radiator or other heat source. is properly maintained. IS out of the weather...
  • Page 4: Recommended Grounding Method

    Install properly.. II I I ---- 1 Allow 3 inches (7.5 cm] between nets and refrrgerator top. 2. Allow at least an inch (2 5 cm] between refrigerator condenser on the back and the wall. 3 Allow 1/2 inch (1.25 cm] on each refrigerator for ease of installation...
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using your refrigerator Refrigerator Control Power Saving Control Setting the controls.. Controls for the refrrgerator and freezer are in the refrrgerator. When the refrigerator is plugged the first time PFFPICT~A.TT)I I, Set the REFRIGERA- - TOR CONTROL to 3. FREEZER CONTROL to B.
  • Page 6 Changing the light bulb.. . Unplug the refrigerator first. 1. Reach behind control console to find bulb. 2. Remove bulb 3 Replace with a 40-w& appliance bulb. Moving the meat pan and cover... Glass is heavy. Be Careful. Frame Adjusting the refrigerator Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use...
  • Page 7: Freezer Shelf

    Removing and adjusting the freezer shelf... To remove shelf: 1. Lift front slightly 2 Loft back off supports. 3 Replace in reverse order To adjust shelf: 1 Remove shelf 2 Remove supports by slrding upwards 3 Replace supports on desired level. 4 Replace shelf Ice cube trays..
  • Page 8: Cleaning Your Refrigerator

    Sounds you may hear... Your new refrigerator ‘5 Because the sounds are new to you. you might be concerned them. Don’t be. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces like the floor. walls and cabinets The following to you, and what may be making them. ’...
  • Page 9: Cleaning Chart

    Cleaning chart... Part What to use Removable parts Mild detergent warm water. [shelves, crisper, meat pan etc.) Outside Sponge, cloth or paper towel, mild detergent; appliance auto paste wax] Waxing Sponge, soft cloth or Inside walls (Freezer should be allowed paper towel, bakrng soda, warm water, mild warm up so cloth won’t...
  • Page 10: Food Storage Guide

    Food storage guide STORING FRESH FOOD There 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 Remove store wrapping trim or tear off bruised arld &colored areas Wash in cold water and drain Fiace in plastic bag or plastic container...
  • Page 11 FRFF7lNG A STORING FROZEN The freezer section is designed for storage of corn- mercrclly frozen foods and for freezing home. Packaging -The secret of successful freezing is in the packaging. The wrap you use must be air, moisture and vapor proof. The way you close and seal the package must not allow air, moisture orvapor out.
  • 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 container and freeze...
  • Page 13: Main Dishes

    IMPORTANT: Do not expect your freezer to quick-freeze large quantity of food. Put no more frozen food into the freezer than wlll freeze withln 24 hours. (No more than 2 to 3 pounds of fresh meat or 3 to 4 vegetables pounds cubic...
  • Page 14 Vacation Short vacations. No need to shut off the refrigerator away for less than four weeks. Use up perishables; freeze other items. If your refrigerator with an automatic ice maker, 1) turn it off, 2) shut the water supply to the Ice maker, 3) empty bin.
  • Page 15: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    Yellow Pages under. defrost APPLIANCES - HOUSEHOLD- MAJOR - SERVICE 8 REPAIR WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCES FRANCHISED TECH-CARE SCRVICE SE/I\‘/1 ‘E ro.1lf’-\.Yf.h’.~ XYZ SERVICE CO to the 123 Maole 999-9999 WASHING MACHINES, 8 IRONERS...
  • Page 16 Whirlpol Home b /Appliances Making your world a little easier. Part No. 1104622 Printed in U.S.A, 01985 Whirlpool Corporation Makers. Dishwashers. Bu~ll-In Ovens and Surface Units. Ranges, MIcrowave Ovens, Trash Compactors. Room Air Condltloners. Dehumidifiers, Automatic Washers, Clothes Drye...