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Whirlpool ET18VK Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool no-frost refrigerator-freezer use and care guide et18xk, et18vk
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Model ET18VK
!or Freezers
Ice Makers. Dishwashers.
BullI-In Ovens and Sutiace Umls. Ranges
Ovens Trash Compaclors.
Room An Condllloners.
Clothes Dryers



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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR- FREEZER Model ET18XK & Model ET18VK !or Freezers Ice Makers. Dishwashers. BullI-In Ovens and Sutiace Umls. Ranges Microwave Ovens Trash Compaclors. Room An Condllloners. Dehumldlhers. Aulomallc Washers Clothes Dryers Freez’...
  • Page 2 Please read this Use and Care Guide before you do anything else... This booklet tells retrlgerator, clean it, move shelves controls. It even tells you what new sounds expect trom your refrigerator. your new refrigerator with care. Treat only to do what home refrigerators to do.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the Refrigerator Shelves Moving the Meat Pan and Cover Removing Crispers and Crisper Cover... c 1986 Whirlpool Before you plug it in Important Before using your refrigerator, you ore personally responsible for making sure that it... is installed and leveled...
  • Page 4: Install Properly

    Install properly.. . 1. Allow 3 inches (7.5 cm) between inets and refrigerator top. 2. Allow at least an inch (2.5 cm) between frigerator condenser on the back 3. Allow Y2 inch (1.25 cm) on each frigerator for ease of installation. 4.
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using your refrigerator POWER SAVING CONTROL REFRIGERATOR- CONTROL Setting the controls... Controls forthe refrigerator and freezer are in the refrigerator, When the refrigerator is plugged the first time... Set the REFRIGERA- TOR CONTROL to 3. 2. Set the FREEZER Changing the control settings... If you need to adjust temperatures in refrigerator or freezer, use the settings listed in the chart below.
  • Page 6: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    Adjusting the refrigerator Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator, Model ETlBVK has glass shelves. Glass shelves are heavy. Be careful. Moving the meat pan and cover... The meat pan can be taken out and moved same way as the shelves.
  • Page 7: Removing And Adjusting The Freezer Shelf

    Removing and adjusting the freezer shelf... To remove the shelf: 1. Lift front slightly. 2. Lift back off supports. 3. Replace in reverse order. To adjust the shelf: 1. Remove shelf. 2. Remove supports by sliding upwards 3. Replace supports on desired level.
  • Page 8: Sounds You May Hear

    Sounds you may hear... ‘/ Your new refrigerator Because Don’t be. Most of the new sounds are normal, ’ \\ walls and cabinets The following you, and what may be making Possible Sounds: Probable Slight Hum, Sott Hiss: You may hear the refrigerator’s Cllcklng or Snapping The thermostat...
  • Page 9: Cleaning Chart

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

    Food storage guide STORING FRESH FOOD There is a right to package refrigerated or frozen foods. To keep foods fresher. longer, take the time to study these recommended steps. leafy Vegetables...Remove store wrapping and trim or tear off bruised and discolored Wash in cold water and drain.
  • Page 11: Freezing And Storing Frozen Foods

    FREEZING & STORING FROZEN FOODS The freezer section is designed for storage commercially frozen foods and for freezing at home. Packaging -The secret of successful 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...
  • 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 MPORTANT: Do not expect your freezer ‘8828 any large quantity of food. Put no more nfrozen food into the freezer than will freeze rlfhln 24 hours. (No more than 2 to 3 pounds Dad per cubic foot of freezer space.) Inough space for alr to circulate around...
  • Page 14: Vacation And Moving Care

    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 off the water supply to the ice maker.
  • Page 15: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool assistance number in Step 2. ‘If you must call or write, number, serial number, date of purchase, plete description of the problem.
  • Page 16: Refrigerator Warranty

    This warranty gives which vary from state to state. Outside the United contact your franchised Part No.1114041 c 1986 Whirlpool Corporation ce Makers Dtshwashers BullI-In Ovens and Surlace Unlls Ranges Microwave REFRIGERATOR WARRANTY WHIRLPOOL WILL PAY FOR FSP replacement...

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