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Refrigerator Care; Changing The Light Bulbs; Troubleshooting; Refrigerator Operation - Whirlpool Roper RS22CFXTQ00 Use & Care Manual

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Explosion Hazard
Use nonflammable cleaner.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically.
However, clean both sections about once a month to prevent
odors from building up. Wipe up spills immediately.
IMPORTANT: Because air circulates between both sections, any
odors formed in one section will transfer to the other. You must
thoroughly clean both sections to eliminate odors. To prevent
odor transfer and drying out of food, wrap or cover foods tightly.
To Clean Your Refrigerator:
NOTE: Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaners such as window
sprays, scouring cleansers, flammable fluids, cleaning waxes,
concentrated detergents, bleaches or cleansers containing
petroleum products on plastic parts, interior and door liners or
gaskets. Do not use paper towels, scouring pads, or other harsh
cleaning tools.
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Hand wash, rinse, and dry removable parts and interior
surfaces thoroughly. Use a clean sponge or soft cloth and a
mild detergent in warm water.
Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call.
The refrigerator will not operate
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
Power cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.


3. Wash stainless steel and painted metal exteriors with a clean
4. There is no need for routine condenser cleaning in normal
5. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.
NOTE: Not all bulbs will fit your refrigerator. Be sure to replace the
bulb with one of the same size, shape and wattage. On some
models, the dispenser light requires a heavy duty 10-watt bulb. All
other lights require a 40-watt bulb. Replacement bulbs are
available from your dealer.
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Remove light shield when applicable.
3. Remove light bulb and replace with one of the same size,
4. Replace light shield when applicable.
5. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.


Refrigerator Operation

NOTE: Adjusting the temperature controls to coldest setting will
not cool either compartment more quickly.
Your new refrigerator may run longer than your old one due to its
high-efficiency compressor and fans. The unit may run even
longer if the room is warm, a large food load is added, doors are
opened often, or if the doors have been left open.
sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in warm water.
home operating environments. If the environment is
particularly greasy or dusty, or there is significant pet traffic in
the home, the condenser should be cleaned every 2 to
3 months to ensure maximum efficiency.
If you need to clean the condenser:
Remove the base grille.
Use a vacuum cleaner with a soft brush to clean the grille,
the open areas behind the grille and the front surface area
of the condenser.
Replace the base grille when finished.

Changing the Light Bulbs

NOTE: To clean the light shield, wash it with warm water and
liquid detergent. Rinse and dry the shield well.
shape and wattage.
Is outlet working? Plug in a lamp to see if the outlet is
Household fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped? Replace
the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues,
call an electrician.
Are controls on? Make sure the refrigerator controls are on.
See "Using the Controls."
New installation? Allow 24 hours following installation for the
refrigerator to cool completely.
The motor seems to run too much

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