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Whirlpool RT14HK Important Instructions Manual

Whirlpool no-frost refrigerator-freezer use and care guide
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  • Page 1 A Note To You Important Safety Instructions Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator Cating For Your Refrigerator Food Storage Guide If You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty l-800-44-ROPER Call US with questions or comments. MODELS RT14DK RTl4GD RT14DM RT14HK...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Roper@ applliance. You purchased a quality, wofti-c/ass home appliance. Years of engineering experience went into its manufacturing. To ensure that you enjoy m#eny years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important Safety To reduce the risk of We, electrkal using your refrigeratolm8, follow these basic precautions: Read all insttuctions before using the refrigerator. *Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still danger- ous .
  • Page 4 Parts And Features This section contains cadioned illustrations of your appliance. Use them to become familiar with where all parts and ieatures are located a;ld &ithey Automatic ke maker (RTl4DM only - not shown) ke cube ---a- (RTl4DK, RT14GD and RTWiK) Part&l freezer shelf...
  • Page 5 Before Using Yc:wr Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ..5 Plugging ft In . ..r ... 5 It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. l’his section tells you how to clean it, connect it to a power source, install it and level it. Cleaning your refrigerator Removing...
  • Page 6 Installing it properly 1. Allow 3 inches (7.5 cm) between over- head cabinets and refrigerator top. 2. Allow at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) between the refrigerator condenser on the back and the wail. 3. Allow l/i inch cm) on each side of (1.25 the refrigerator for ease of installation.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Hefrigerator In This Section Setting the temperature control ..7 Adjusting the refrigerator shelves ..........8 Removing the crispers cover .
  • Page 8: Shelves

    Adjusting the refrigeratlor Adjust refrigerator shefves to match the way you use your refrigerator. To remove the shelves: 1. Remove items from the shelf. 2. Slide shelf straight out to the stop. 3. Lii hack of shelf over stop. 4. Slide shelf out the rest of the way. To replace the shelves: 1.
  • Page 9: Using The Ice Cube Trays

    (Part No. IMKIT), here are a few things you will want to know: For models RT14DK, RT14GD and RT14HK: The aluminum water inlet tube, supplied with your refrigerator, is in the bottom rear of the refrigerator, on the compressor support plate.
  • Page 10 Common ice maker problems PROBLEM CAUSE Ice crescents This is normal aikched corners Ice maker ON/OFF lever in the won’t OFF (up) position make ice Freezer not cold enough Off-taste or Ice attracts airborne odor in ke ocbrs; old ice Poor water quality Foods not properly wrappecl...
  • Page 11: Light Bulb

    Changing the light Electrical Shock Hazard Before removing a light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electrfcity leading to the refrigerator at the main power supply. Turning the Temperature Control to the OFF position does not disconnect the refrigerator from the power suppty.
  • Page 12: Siaving Energy

    Saving energy You can help your refrigerator use less electriiity. Check door gaskets for a tight seal. Level the cabinet to be sure of a good seal. Clean the condenser coils regularly. Cpen the door as few times as possible. Think about what you need before you open the door.
  • Page 13 Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ....13 Vacation and moving can ....14 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of clependable service.
  • Page 14 WHAT TO USE PART Door liners Sponge, soft cloth and gaskets or paper towel with mild detergent and warm water Plastic parts Soft, clean sponge (covers and or soft, clean cloth with mild detergent paneW and warm water Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with mild detergent and warm water...
  • Page 15 Long vacations If you will be gone a month or more: Remove all food from the refrigerator. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: .Tum off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time. @When the fast load of ice drops, turn off the ice maker.
  • Page 16 Food Storage Guide There is a correct way to package and store refrigeriated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, longer, take the time to study these recommended steps, Storing fresh food Wrap up or store food placed in the refrig- erator in airtight and moisture-proof material.
  • Page 17 Storing frozen food The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen food and for freezing food at home. NOTE: For further information about prepar- ing food for freezing or food storage times, coritact your local Cooperative Extension Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.
  • Page 18 If You Need Assistance Service Performance problems often result from little things pu can fii without tools. Please read through “1. Before calling for assistance . . .I’ below I jefore calling for service on your appliance. 1. Before calling for assistance Listed in this chart are the most common problems 4 ansumers run into with their appliances.
  • Page 19 4. IH you need ment parts . . . FSF’ is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for qualii parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need rep18acement part for your RopeP appliance. FSP replacement parts will fii right and work they are made to the same righ’t, because...
  • Page 20 E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modiiitions appliance. This Roper appliance is warranted by Whirlpool Coq noration. Under no circumstances shall it be liable under this warranty for incidental or consequential damages and all implied warran- ties are limited to the same time period stated in the express warranties for Roper Brand Appliances.

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