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Whirlpool ET18XM Use & Care Manual

No-frost refrigerator-freezer
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Model ET18XM
Ice Makers. Dishwashers,
Bu~ll-In Ovens and Suriace Unils. Ranges. Microwave
Ovens. Trash Compactors,
Room Air Condilioners.
Clothes Dryers



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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR- FREEZER Model ET18XM alar-Freezers. Ice Makers. Dishwashers, Bu~ll-In Ovens and Suriace Unils. Ranges. Microwave Ovens. Trash Compactors, Room Air Condilioners. Oehumidiliers. Aulomallc Washers Clothes Dryers Free...
  • Page 2 Please read this Use and Care Guide before you do anything else... This booklet tells you how to start refrigerator, clean lt, move shelves and adJust controls. It even tells you what new sounds to expect from your refrlgemtor. Treat your new refrlgemtor wlth care.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Power Saving Control ... Changing the Light Bulb ... Adjusting the Refrigerator Shelves ... Moving the Meat Drawer and Cover . 01987 Whirlpool Corparatlon Before you plug it in Important Before using your refrigerator, you are personally responsible for making sure that it...
  • Page 4: Install Properly

    Install properly... -- I I 1. Allow 3 inches (7.5 cm] between overhead cab- inets and refrigerator top. 2. Allow at least an inch (2.5 cm) between the re- frigerator condenser on the back and the wall. 3. Allow YZ inch (1.25 cm) on each side of the re- frigerator for ease of installation.
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using your refrigerator REFRIGERATOR CONTROL POWER SAVING 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- TOR CONTROL to 3. 2. Set the FREEZER CONTROL to 6.
  • Page 6: Changing The Light Bulb

    Changing the light bulb... Adjusting the refrigerator shelves... Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. *113avw Moving the meat drawer and cover... TO mm~~e me meti ~IUWX and Cover: The meat drawer can beta ken out and moved the 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. 4.
  • Page 8: Sounds You May Hear

    Sounds you may hear... Your new refrigerator 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 chart describes the kinds of sounds that might be new to you, and what may be making them.
  • Page 9: Cleaning Chart

    Cleaning chart... Part What to use mirwY__ -._, c.. : . , Sponge or cloth; mild Removable parts detergent (shelves, crisper, meat water. drawer, etc.) -,me.w<sqT”,,i -. - Sponge, cloth or paper Outside towel; mild detergent; appliance good auto paste wax). Waxing palnted .Iyy-^ ,,,.
  • Page 10: Food Storage Guide

    Food storage guide STORING FRESH FOOD There is a right way 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 Storlng Frozen Foods

    TREEZING & STORING TROZEN FOODS The freezer section is designed for storage of :ommercially frozen foods and for freezing foods It home. Packaglng - The secret of successful freezing is n the packaging. The wrap you use must be air, noisture and vapor proof.
  • Page 12 Freezlng 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 MPORTANT: Do not expect your freezer to qulck- reeze any large quanttty of food. Put no more Introzen food Into the freezer than will freeze rtthln 24 hours. (No more than 2 to 3 pounds of c+od per cubic foot of freezer space.) lnough space tar air to circulate around pack- Iges.
  • Page 14: Vacation And Moving Care

    Vacatioti 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 lbcate PSP 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

    E. Any labor costs during llmlted warranfy. Anv food loss due to Droduct failure. WHIRLPOOL CORFQRATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or llmitatlon of IncIdental or consequentlal may not apply to you. Thls warmnty gives you specific legal rlghk, and you may also have other rlghk which vary fmnl sfate to state.