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Cleaning Your Refrigerator - Whirlpool ETl8XK Use & Care Manual

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Cleaning your refrigerator
Both the refrigerator
and freezer sections defrost
To clean
your refrrgerator.
turn the Refrigerator
automatically
But both should be cleaned
about
Control
to OFF, unplug
it, take out all removable
once a month to help prevent
odors from burldrng
parts,
and
clean
it according
to the following
up Of course, spills should be wiped up right away.
drrections.
Cleaning chart...
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What to use
How to clean
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Removable
parts
Mild detergent
and
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Wash removable
parts wrth warm water
[shelves, crisper, meat
warm water
and a mrld detergent
pan etc )
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Rinse and dry
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Outside
Sponge, cloth or paper
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Wash with warm water and a mild de-
towel; mild detergent,
tergent
Do not use abrasive
or harsh
appliance
wax [or good
cleansers.
auto paste wax)
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Rinse and dry
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Wax painted
metal surfaces at least
twice a year with appliance
wax or a
good auto paste wax. Apply wax with
a clean, soft cloth. Do not use wax
on plastic
parts.
Waxing
painted
metal
surfaces
provides
rust protection.
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Inside walls [Freezer
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Wash wrth warm water and
should be allowed
to
paper
towel, baking
~ mild detergent
or
warm up so cloth won't
soda, warm water, mild
bakrng soda (2 tablespoons
126 g I to
stick )
detergent
1 quart 1 95 II warm water
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Rinse and dry
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Door liners and gaskets
Sponge, soft cloth or
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Wash wrth mild detergent
and warm
paper towel, mrld
water
detergent,
warm water
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Rinse and dry
DO NOT USE Cleaning
waxes,
concentrated
detergents,
bleaches
or cleansers
containing
petroleum
on plastic
parts.
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Dark plastic panels
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Mild detergent
and
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Wash with a soft grit-free cloth or
warm water; soft, clean
sponge.
sponge and soft, clean
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Rinse and dry with a damp grit-free
cloth.
cloth or chamois
DO NOT USE paper
towels,
window
sprays,
scouring
cleaners,
or
flammable
or toxic solvents
like acetone,
carbon
tetrachloride,
gasoline,
etc. These can scratch
or damage
the material.
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Defrost pan
Warm water and mild
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Roll refrigerator
away from wall
(behind the refrigerator,
detergent.
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Wash defrost pan with warm water and
on top of motor)
mild detergent.
Do not remove
pan
to clean
it.
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Rinse and dry
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Condenser
coil
Use vacuum cleaner
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Clean dust and lint from condenser
with brush attachment.
coil behind the refrigerator at least
every other month
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Leave one inch (2 54 cm) between
wall
and condenser
coil on back of the
refrigerator.
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Floor under refrigerator
Usual floor cleaner
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Roll refrigerator
away from the wall.
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Wash floor
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Roll refrigerator
back into place.
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Check to see if the refrigerator
is level.
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