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Whirlpool RT18HK Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    UseAndCare NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER A Note To You lFSE:BfefY Parts And Features E;ttcg Your Using Your Refrigerator Caa;~rr Food Storage Guide 16 If Yqu Need i!irii!Gz Warranty WOO-&ROPER Cdl us with questions of comments. +-73 MODEL RT18HK...
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    A Note To You Thank you for buying a Roper You have purchased a quality, worldclass into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free developed this Use and Care Guide. lt is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safety.
  • Page 3: Lfse:bfefy

    Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions: Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still dangerous .
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your appliance. all parts and features are located and what they look like. Ice cubs tray Freezer shell Conlrol pana Modd and 8eriel number labd (on side wdl Meat drawer Adjustable wire shelves Leveling rolls...
  • Page 5 Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleming it ............5 it in .
  • Page 6 Leveling Your refrigerator has 2 front leveling screws-one on the right and one on the left. To adjust one or both of these, follow the directions below. Remove base grille. (See page 12.) 2. To raise front, turn screw clockwise. 3.
  • Page 7: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section 9ettfng the controls Changing the control settings Adjultfng the refrigerator shefves ..9 Removing the meat drawer and cover..9 Removing the crirperr uld crisper cover..9 shelf ... Removing the frwzer Using the ke cube traye ...
  • Page 8 Changing the control If you need to adjust temperatures in refrigerator or freezer, use the settings listed in the chart below as a guide. If you have questions, call us. (See page 19.) CONDITION: REASON: If Refrigerator Door opened often Section is Large amount of food added Room temperature...
  • Page 9 Removing the meat drawer The meat drawer and cover can be removed for cleaning or moved to another shelf, if desired. Remove the meat drawer first. To remove the meat drawer: 1. Slide the drawer straight out to the stop. 2.
  • Page 10 Removing the freezer To remove the shelf: 1. Lift front of shelf slightly. 2. Lift back of shelf off supports. 3. Replace in reverse order. Using the ice cube trays If cubes are not used, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evaporation. longer cubes are stored, the smaller they get.
  • Page 11 Using the optional If you have an automatic ice maker, or if you plan to add one 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 12 Changing the light Electrical Shock Hazard ~ Before removing a light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electricity leading to the refrigerator at the main power suppty. , Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury. To change the refrigerator light: 1.
  • Page 13 Reversina the door swina -~~- You can change the hinges on your refrigerator so the doors open the other way. Refer to the instruction sheet included with your refrigerator. Understanding the sounds Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one didn’t.
  • Page 14 Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Cleaning your refrigerator ....... 14 care # .
  • Page 15 WHAT TO USE PART Sponge or cloth with Defrost pan mild detergent and warm water Condenser coils Vacuum cleaner with extended narrow attachment Floor cleaners Floor under refrigerator Vacation and moving Long vacations Remove all the food if you are going for a month or more.
  • Page 16: Food Storage Guide

    Power interruptions If electricity goes off, call the power company. Ask how long power will be off. 1. If service is to be interrupted 24 hours or less, keep both doors closed. This will help foods stay frozen. 2. If service is to be interrupted longer than 24 hours: (a) Remove all frozen food and store in a frozen food locker.
  • Page 17 Butter or margarine Keep opened butter in covered dish or closed compartment. When storing an extra supply, wrap in freezer packaging and freeze. Cheese Store in the original wrapping until you are ready to use it. Once opened, rewrap tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
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    If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Part 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.
  • Page 19 Remember: Motor running time depends on different things: number of door openings, amount of food stored, temperature of the room, setting of controls, etc. Your new refrigerator may be larger than your old one so it has more space to be cooled. It also has a regular freezer instead of a frozen food compartment.
  • Page 20: Warranty

    D. Damage to appliance caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God, or use of products not approved by us. E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized This Roper appliance is warranted by Whirlpool Corporation. under this warranty for incidental or consequential same time period stated in the express warranties for Roper Brand Appliances.