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Whirlpool ET18HM Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 2 POWER SAVING CONTROL MEAT DRAWER LEVELLING Thank you for buying a Whirlpool tion Card provided with this product. Then complete the form below. Have this information ready if you need service or call with a question. Copy Model and Serial Numbers...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    VACATION AND MOVING CARE ... IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR ASSISTANCE. WHIRLPOOL REFRIGERATOR WARRANTY ... 01988 Whirlpool Corporation is not near an oven, radiator or other heat source. is properly maintained. . is out of the weather. is used in an area where the room temperature will not fall below 55°F (13°C).
  • Page 4: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before using your refrigerator 1. Remove sales labels... Remove the Consumer Buy Guide label, tape and any inside labels before using the refrigera- tor. To remove any remaining glue: 1. Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball then remove. 2.
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using your refrigerator REFRIGER-ATOR CONTROL Setting the controls... Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are in the refrigerator. When the refrigerator is plugged the first time... 1. Set the REFRIGERA- 2. Set the FREEZER CONTROL to B. Changing the control settings... If you need to adjust temperatures in refrigerator or freezer, use the settings listed in the chart below.
  • Page 6: Changing The Light Bulb

    Changing the light bulb..r.: ?I/, ,.,, Ilil”H ,11.,,6 1 8s.” ./ ,ts.-, ,. Moving the meat drawer and cover... T PULL OUT TO THE STOP. LIFT THE FRONT AND PUL Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator.
  • Page 7: Reversing The Door Swing

    Reversing the door swing... You can change the hinges on your refrigerator so the doors open the other way. You will need a #20 Torx head screwdriver. Refer to the instruction sheet included with your refrigerator. Removing and adjusting the freezer shelf...> To remove the shelf: 1.
  • Page 8: Sounds You May Hear

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

    Cleaning chart... What to use Part ,.‘ Sponge or cloth; mild Removable parts ‘- detergent (shelves, crisper, meat water. drawer, etc.) ..w.m, a ,.. “,_ Sponge, cloth & paper Outside towel;mild appliance good auto paste wax). Waxlng palnted -*CC-III-aCI s..- - ._ -. _ ,. I .I -__I-.
  • Page 10: Food Storage Guide

    Food storage guide There is a right way to package and store re- frigerated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, longer, take the time to study these recommended steps. STORING FRESH FOOD Leaty Vegetables...Remove store wrapping and trim or tear off bruised and discolored Wash in cold water and drain.
  • Page 11 STORING FROZEN FOOD The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen food and for freezing food at 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 or vapor in or out.
  • Page 12 Freezing Vegetables - Freeze only fresh high- quality vegetables picked when barely mature. 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 IMPORTANT: Do not expect your freezer to quick- freeze any large quantity of food. Put no more unfrozen food into the freezer than will freeze within 24 hours. (No more than 2 to 3 pounds of food per cubic foot of freezer space.) enough space for air to circulate around pack- ages.
  • Page 14: Storing Frozen Food

    Vacation Moving Care Short vacations... No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be away for less than four weeks. Use up perishables; freeze other items. 1. Turn off your ice maker. 2. Shut off the water supply to the ice maker. 3.
  • Page 15: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement Step j-above or call the Whirlpool assistance number in Step2 must call or write, number, serial number, date of purchase, plete description of the problem.
  • Page 16: Warranty

    Any labor costs durlng Ilmlted warranty. Any food loss due to Droduct failure. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or Ilmltatlon of lncldental may not apply to you. Thls warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rlghts which vary from state to state.