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Whirlpool ETl8SK Use And Care Manual

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Model ETl8SK
lee Makers, Dishwashers.
Buill-In Ovens and Suriace Unlls. Ranges. Microwave
Ovens, Trash Compactors.
Room Air Condilloners,
Clolhes Dryers



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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR- FREEZER Model ETl8SK ‘%Freezers lee Makers, Dishwashers. Buill-In Ovens and Suriace Unlls. Ranges. Microwave Ovens, Trash Compactors. Room Air Condilloners, Oehumidiliers. Aulomatlc Washers Clolhes Dryers Freeze1...
  • Page 2 Please read this Use and Care Guide before you do anything else... This booklet tells to start refrigerator, clean it, move shelves controls. It even tells you what new sounds expect from your refrigerator. Treat your new refrigerator with care. only to do what home refrigerators to do.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Shelves ... . Removing Crisper, Trivet and and Crisper Cover . . . 01987 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

    Install properly... Allow 3 inches (7.5 cm) between overhead cx inets and the 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: Setting The Controls

    Setting the controls... Controls for the 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 CONTROL to B. LxlUWU -. ,. P iw-3 m*>.w Changing the control settings...
  • Page 6: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    Adjusting the refrigerator shelves... To remove the shelf: First, remove food from shelf. 2. Slide shelf straight out to stop. 3. Lifl front, slide shelf the rest of the way out. replace the shelf: Fit back of shelf on top of guides with wire stops on the bottom of guides.
  • Page 7: Optional Automatic Ice Maker

    The dial or lever on the side of the ice maker changes the size of the cubes. Shake the bin occasionally to keep cubes sepa- rated, and to obtain increased storage capacity. It is normal for ice crescents to be attached by a corner.
  • Page 8: Cleaning Your Refrigerator

    Cleaning your refrigerator Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically. But both should be cleaned once a month to help prevent odors from building up. Of course, spills should be wiped up right away. Cleaning chart... ~.-j ...-.&x<zI.. Pan’ ’...
  • Page 9: 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. store wrapping leafy Vegetables...Remove and trim or tear off bruised and discolored Wash in cold water and drain.
  • Page 10: Freezing And Storing Frozen Foods

    FREEZING & STORING FROZEN FOODS The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen foods and for freezing foods at home. - The secret of successful freezing is Packaging in the packaging. The wrap you use must be air, moisture and vapor proof.
  • Page 11 - Freeze only fresh high- Freezing Vegetables 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 12 IMPORTANT: Do not expect your freezer freeze any large quantity 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.) space enough for air to circulate around ages.
  • Page 13: Vacation And Moving Care

    Vacation _ ._. ;_ 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: 1. Turn it off. 2.
  • Page 14: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    All this means better refrigeration and may require more running time than your old one. 2. If you need assistance%. Call Whirlpool COOL-LINE@ sistance telephone number. where in the U.S.: l-800-253-1301 and talk with one of our trained Consultants.
  • Page 15 Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool CCCL- LINE service assistance number in Step 2. ‘If youmust call or write, please provide: model...
  • Page 16: 01987 Whirlpool Corporation

    This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Outside the United States, a different warranty may apply. For details, please contact your franchised Whirlpool distributor or military exchange.

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