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Whirlpool RT14VK Using Manual

Whirlpool use & care guide no-frost refrigerator-freezer rt14vk
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Parts And Features
Before Using Your
Using Your
Cahg For Your
Food Storage Guide 16
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  • Page 1 A Note To You IFS::- Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Refrigerator Cahg For Your Refrigerator Food Storage Guide 16 If Yiy Need Warranty Cdl us with qestions NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER l-800-44-ROPER or comments.
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Roper You have purchased a quality, worMclass have gone into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we have developed this Use and Care Guide. lt is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical using your refrigerator, Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. *Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still danger- ous . . . even if they will “just sit in the garage a few days.”...
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations with where all parts and features are located and what they look like. ke cube trays - Partial freezer shelf Control panel Model and number serial label (on aide wall) refrigerator) Control panel Refrigerator control...
  • Page 5: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning R ......m... 5 Plugglng It In .
  • Page 6: Changlng The Control Settings

    Installing it properly 1. Allow 3 inches (7.5 cm) between overhead cabinets and refrigerator top. 2. Allow at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) between the refrigerator condenser on the back and the wall. 3. Allow % inch (1.25 cm) on each side of the refrigerator for ease of installation.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section ....... 7 Setting the controls Changlng the control settings .
  • Page 8 Power Saving Control The Power Saving Control operates electric heaters around the door openings. These heaters help keep moisture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet. 1. Use the CONSUMES LESS ENERGY setting when humidity is low. 2. Use the REDUCES EXTERIOR MOIS- TURE setting if moisture forms on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet.
  • Page 9: Removing The Crispers And Cover

    Adjusting the refrigerator Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. To remove shelf: 1. Remove all items from the shelf. 2. Slide shelf straight out to the stop. 3. Lii the front. 4. Slide shelf out the rest of the way. To replace a shelf: 1.
  • Page 10: Ke Maker

    Using the optional If you plan to add an automatic ice maker later (Part No. IMKIT), there are a few things you will want to know: The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm. Down . . . to make ice automatically. up .
  • Page 11: Changlng The Light Bulb

    Good water quality is important for good ice quality. It is not recommended be maker be connected to a softened water supply. Water softener chemicals, such as salt from a malfunctioning ener, can damage the ice maker mold and lead to poor ice quality. If a softened water supply cannot be avoided, it is important that the water softener be well maintained and operating properly.
  • Page 12: Saving Energy

    Saving energy You can help your refrigerator use less electricii. Check door gaskets for a tight seal. Level the cabinet to be sure of a good seal. Clean the condenser coils regularly. Open 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 Vscstlon and movlng care ....15 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable few things you can do to help extend its product Me.
  • Page 14 1 PART WHAT TO USE Plastic parts Soft, clean sponge or soft, clean cloth with (covers and mild detergent and paneW warm water Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with (behind refriger- mild detergent and warm water ator on top of motor) Condenser coils...
  • Page 15 Vacation and moving Long vacations Remove all the food if you are going for a month or more. If your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice maker, turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead. When the last bad of ice drops, turn off the ice maker.
  • Page 16: Food Storage Guide

    Food Storage Guide There is a correct way to package and store refrigerated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, longer, take the time to study these recommended Storing fresh food Food placed in the refrigerator should be wrapped or stored in air 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 preparing food for freezing or food storage times, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.
  • Page 18 If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Part 1 of this section outlines possible problems, their causes, and actions you can take to solve each problem. Parts 2 and 3 tell you what to do if you still need assistance or service. When calling our toll- free telephone number for help or calling for service, please provide a detailed description of the problem, your appliance’s...
  • Page 19 POSSIBLE CAUSE PROBLEM The condenser coils are dirty. The motor seems to run It is hot outside or in the room. too much The door has been opened frequently. A large amount of food has been put in at one time. Remember: Motor running time depends on different things: number of door openings, amount of...
  • Page 20: Warranty

    E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized This Roper appliance is warranted by Whirlpool Corporation. be liable under this warranty for incidental or consequential ties are limited to the same time perii Appliances.