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Whirlpool ET20VM Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 2 Please read this Use and Care Guide before you do anything else... This booklet tells you how to start refrlgemtor, clean lt, move shelves and adjust controls. lf even tells you what new sounds to expect from your refrlgemtor. Treat your new refrigerator wlth care.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Storing Fresh Food ... Freezing and Storing Frozen Foods ... VACATION AND MOVING CARE..IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR ASSISTANCE . REFRIGERATOR WARRANTY ... 01987 Whirlpool Corporation is not near an oven, radiator source. is properly maintained. is out of the weather.
  • Page 4: Install Properly

    Install properly... 1. Allow YZ inch (1.25 cm] space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 2. If the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space so the door can be opened wider.
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using your refrigerator REFRIGERATOR’COMROL INDICATOR-LIGHT Setting the controls... Controls forthe refrigerator and freezer are in the refrigerator. When the refrigerator is plugged To adjust a conhol, reach under the console and turn the knob. 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 Refrigerator Shelves

    Adjusting the refrigerator shelves... Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. Glass shelves are strong enough to hold botttes, milk and other heavy food items. Removing and adjusting the freezer shelf... To remove the shelf: 1.
  • Page 7: Changing The Light Bulbs

    The longer cubes are stored, the smaller they get. Automatic ice maker.. . If you have Model ET20VM and have the auto- matic ice maker accessory, or if you have Model ET20VK and plan to add one later (Part No.
  • 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..-ee- b-.-.*.-- -r., .._l,j What to use Part Sponge or cloth; mild Removable parts (shelves, crisper, meat detergent water. pan, ice cube trays or ice bin, etc.) F*_-.rL* _r_l u_o___-, Outside Sponge, cloth or paper towel; mild detergent; appliance good auto paste wax].
  • 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 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 IMPORTANT: Do not expect your freezer large freeze quantify of food. Put no more unfrozen food into the freezer than wlfhln 24 hours. (No more than 2 to 3 pounds food per cubic foot of freezer space.) enough space for air to circulate around ages.
  • Page 14: Vacation And Moving Care

    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. If your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice maker: Turn if off. 2. Shut off the wafer supply to the ice maker. 3.
  • Page 15: If You Need Service Or Assistance

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

    Outside the United States, a different contact your franchised Whirlpool Part No. 1114045 01987 Whirlpool Corporation REFRIGERATOR WHIRLPOOL WILL PAY FOR FSP replacement parts and repair labor correct defects in materials or workmanship.

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