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Whirlpool ET20MK Use & Care Manual

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Model ET20MK
rs, Freezers, Refrlgeralor-Freezers.
Ice Makers, Dishwashers, Built-In Ovens and Surface Units. Ranges, MIcrowave Ovens. Trash Compactors, Room Clr Condttloners. Oehumldlflr



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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR- FREEZER Model ET20MK rs, Freezers, Refrlgeralor-Freezers. Ice Makers, Dishwashers, Built-In Ovens and Surface Units. Ranges, MIcrowave Ovens. Trash Compactors, Room Clr Condttloners. Oehumldlflr...
  • Page 2 Please read this Use and Care Guide before you do anything else.. . This booklet tells you how to start your retrig- 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 Crisper Humidity Control Moving the Meat Pan Changing the Light Bulb Ice Cube Trays . ..--___ _ -.__ _._-,_-~ .-_ _. 01983 Whirlpool Corporation Before you plug it in IMPORTANT Before using your refrigerator, you are personally responsible for making sure that it...
  • Page 4 Install properly., 1, Allow %” (.2 cm) space on each side and at top for ease of installation. 2. The refrigerator back can be flush against wall. 3. If the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave enough space so the door can be opened wider.
  • Page 5 Using your refrigerator Power Saving Control -ma---- Setting the controls.. . Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are In the refrigerator. When the refrigerator is plugged the first t/me... ‘s@’ 1 Set the TEMPERA- 2 Set the AIR CON- TURE CONTROL to 3. TROL to B.
  • Page 6 Adjusting shelves.. . Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. Glass shelves are strong enough to hold bottles, milk and other heavv food items. To remove glass shelves: 1. Tilt up at front. 2. Lift up at back. 3.
  • Page 7 Ice cube trays... To remove Ice: Hold tray at both ends. Slightly twist If cubes are not used, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evaporation The longer cubes are stored, the smaller they get. Optional automatic ice maker.. . ‘Y daise Signal Arm to Siop tC...
  • Page 8 l-“--.--.---.“-------- ___-..._” Energy saving tips.. . You can help your refrigerator use less electricity. Check door gaskets for a tight seal. Level the cab- inet to be sure of a good seal. Clean the condenser coil regularly. Open the door as few times as possible. about what you need before you open the door Get everything...
  • Page 9 Cleaning chart.. -. .-.- “.l.l. Part What to use __ . .._._... ,_ ,._. ~_.. Removable parts Mild detergent [shelves, crisper, meat warm water. _I I ._“. ..-.-- -,- __,- - w...EnAQ Outside Sponge, cloth or paper towel; mild detergent; appliance auto paste wax).
  • Page 10 Food storage guide STORING FRESH FOOD Meat Meat’s perIshable wor’t warlt :o waste ac oclrce of t +?roiigh handling The follow ‘g ‘1st ona char+ give ‘jou aging hints and time limits Stxe Fresh, Prepackaged Meat S-om the store wmppiqg Vaccl~rr: emuage=! be frozen...
  • Page 11 FREEZING & STORING FROZEN FOODS The freezer section IS designed for storage of com- mercially frozen foods and for freezing home. Packaglng-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 Vegetabies - 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 srzes. Blanch or scald. Pack in recom- mended container and freeze.
  • Page 13 IMPORTANT: Do not expect your freezer to quick-freeze large quantity of food. Put no more frozen food into the freezer than will freeze within 24 hours. (No more than 2 to 3 pounds of fresh meat or 3 to 4 pounds of vegetables per cubic...
  • Page 14 Vacation Short vacations. . . No need to shut off the refrigerator away for less than four weeks. Use up perrshables; 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; 3) empty the ice bin.
  • Page 15 All this means better refrigeration may require more running time than your old one. 1s a reglstered trademark of WhIrlpool Corporation for quality parts Look of quality whenever need...
  • Page 16 Part No 943166 Rev A Prlnted In U S A. ‘S. 1983 WhIrlpool Corporation e Makers. DIshwashers. Bu~ll-In Ovens and Surlace Un~ls. Ranges, Microwave Ovens. Trash Compactors, Room Air Condltloners, Dehumldllwrs, Aulomatlc Washers. Clothes Drye...