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Whirlpool ET18DK Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool no-frost refrigerator-freezer use and care guide.
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    NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER MODELS A Note To You More Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refmigerator Caring For Your Refrigerator Food Storage Guide 20 Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Cell us with questions or commenb. ET22DM ET20DM ET20HD ET18DK ET22DK ET20DK ET18HD...

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    A Note To You Thank you for buying You have purchased a qualii, worMclass home appliance. Years of engineering experience went into its manufacturing. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly plete and mail the Ownership Registration us notify you about any new information on your appliance.

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    Important 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 .

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    Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your appliance. Use them to become familiar with where all parts and features are located and what they look like. The model you pur- chased may have all or some of the parts and features shown and they may not match the illustration exactly.

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    Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning it ......... . . 5 Plugging it in .

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    Installing it properly 1. Allow 1.h inch (1.25 cm) space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 2. If the hinge side of the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space so the door can be opened wider.

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    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Setting the controls ......7 Changfng the control settings ... 8 Adjusting the door bins .

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    Exterior moisture control The Exterior Moisture Control operates electric heaters around the door openings. These heaters help keep moisture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet. Use the OFF setting when humidii is low. Use the ON setting if moisture forms on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet.

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    Adjusting the door bins To remove door bins: 1. Lii bin up. 2. Pull bin straight out. To replace door bins: 1. Slide bin in above desired support button. 2. Push down until it stops. Adjusting the bin/shelf Use the bidshelf glides to secure odd- shaped items or to separate other items.

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    Adjusting the lateral-adjust To slide shelf side-teslde: 1. Lii slightly on shelf front. 2. Slide to desired location. 3. Lower shelf front to level position. NOTE: You do not have to remove small items from the shelf before moving it side-to- side.

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    To reinstall shelf: 1. Hold shelf at front and back. 2. Tilt front of shelf up to a 45” angle to track. 3. Insert both rear shelf slides into upper channel of track. 4. Lower front of shelf to a level position. NOTE: Make sure both rear shelf slides are securely in the track before letting go of shelf.

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    Removing the meat drawer To remove the meat drawer: 1. Slide meat drawer out to the stop. 2. Lll front of meat drawer. 3. Slide meat drawer out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. To remove the cover: lilt front of cover up.

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    Adjusting the crisper You can control the amount of humidity in the moisture-sealed crisper. Adjust the control to any setting between LOW and HIGH. LOW (open) lets moist air out of the crisper for best storage of fruits and vegetables with skins.

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    Using the automatic (Factory-installed on some If you have an automatic ice maker, or lf you plan to add one later (contact dealer for ice maker kit number), there are a few things you will want to know: The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm. DOWN to make ice automatically.

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    Changing the light Electrical Shock Hazard Before removing a light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electricii leading to the refrigerator at the main power supply. Failure to do so could result in electriil shock or personal injury. To change the refrigerator light: 1.

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    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 Your new refrigerator may make sounds thal your old one didn’t. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned about them.

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    Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ....17 Vacation and moving care ....16 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service.

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    PART WHAT TO USE Door liners Sponge, soft doth and gaskets or paper towel with mild detergent and warm water Soft, clean sponge Plastk parts (covers and or soft, clean cloth with mild detergent panels) and warm water Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with mild detergent and warm water...

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    Long vacations If you will be gone a month or more: 1. 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.

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    Food Storage Guide 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 steps. Storing fresh food Wrap or store food placed in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material.

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    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 Cooperat’kre Extension Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.

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    If You Need Assistance Service Perfomnca 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.

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    . . . 4. If you need 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 Whirlpool appli- ance. FSP replacement parts will fii right...

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    F. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSE- QUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

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