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Ice Cube Trays; Optronal Automatic L&Maker; Sounds You May Hear; Energy Saving Tips - Whirlpool ETl8CK Use And Care Manual

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Ice cube trays.. .
To remove:
: Hold tray at b th ends
2 Sligntly twist
Optional
automatic
ice maker.. .
On
rm to Slop Ice Maker
It you ha/r2 tht au'omatrc
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plan to #add cn ;<Jter :?art No ECKMF-831, there are a
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The OK OFF + ver I-i a wire srgnal arrr~
Down
for ry ok~q
ice automat~cal~i
Up
t:: mA I ff the ce maker
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Shake the bmr xcas;onalfy
*G keey? cubes seC0
ra'ed
an~j to
c+q n ncreasetd storage capacitv
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It 8s r-orrr'ilr for I, v crescents
tc be attacned
ir'~ CI
;orrief
'tley \ir I brti3k ai_,.xt easily
Sounds you may hear.. .
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.
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I'm
~111 hear wafer
running
when Ice maker
IS
,workrny You'll near ice fall Into the bin Don't let
these sounds bother you.
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The Ice maker WIII not operate
until the freezer IS
cold enough to make ice This can take overnrght
c Because
of new plumbing
connections,
the first
ice may be discolored
or off-flavored
Drscard the
first few batches
of ice
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If Ice IS not being made fast enough and more Ice
IS needed,
turn the Refrrgerator
Control toward
a
hrgher number
Wart a day and, rf necessary. turn
the Freezer Control toward A
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If you remove the Ice brn, raise the srgnal urn- to
shut off the ice maker
When you return the brn,
push it all the way in and lower the arm to the ON
position
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If CJbes are stored too long, they may develop
an
off-flavor
like stale water Throw them away
They
wrli be replaced
Cubes
in the Ice brn can also
become
smaller by evoporotron
Possible Sounds:
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Slight Hum, Saft Hiss:
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Clicking
or Snapping
Sounds:
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Water Sounds
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Ice Maker Sounds:
-trickling
water
-thud
(clatter
of ice]
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Running
Sounds:
Your new retrrgerotor
may make sounds that your old one didn't
Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned
about
them Don't be Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces lrke
the floor. walls and cabinets
can make the sounds seem louder
Tne following
chart describes
the kinds of sounds that might be new
'\J you ond what may be making them
Probable
Causes:
Your refrigerator
has a fan, you may hear the fan motor and moving air.
The defrost timer makes o definite click when the refrigerator
stops running
It
also makes CI sound wherl the refrigerator
starts
'Siiher, the refrlgerotor
stops runnrng, you may hear gurgling
in the tubing for a
tew minutes after It stops You may also hear defrost water running into the
,aefrost water par!
If your refrigerator
has on ice maker, you may hear buzzing
(from the water
valve], trickling water and the clatter of ice dumped
into the brn
your refrigerator
hos a high-effrcrency
compressor
and motor It will run longer
fnon older desrgns It may even seem to rur) most of the time.
Energy sal ing tips.. .
You can herp yc $Ir refrrgerotor
use less electricity
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Check door g(rske+s for a tight seal Letiel the cob-
inet to be sure )f c good seal
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Clean the corr tenser co11 regularly
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Open
the do'jr
os feb times as possible
Thank
about
tivnat y, 1.1 rjeed before you open the door
Gel ever\,thir8:. ~ w+ al one firne Keep foods orgo-
plzec 51: you
or\ 1 have to search for what you
worit Close d8~ Jr OS soon OS food IS removed.
m Go ahwm
or '1 !II uy: the refrigerator,
but don't
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I? IS a waste of electrrcrty to set the refrigerator
and
freezer to temperatures
colder than they need to
be If Ice cream IS firm in the freezer and drunks are
as cold
as your famrly
lakes them,
that's cold
enough.
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Keep the Power Saving
Control
on CONSUMES
LESS ENERGY unless moisture forms on refrigerator
exterior
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Make sure your refrrgerator
IS not next to a heat
source such as a range,
water
heater,
furnace,
L)vercrowa It s a: ,-novemenf IS blocked
radiator, or In direct sunlight

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