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Whirlpool ST14CKXHW00 Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 TOP-MOUNT REFRIGERATOR Use & Care Guide Table of Contents... 2 2202190A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS REFRIGERATOR SAFETY ... 3 INSTALLING YOUR REFRIGERATOR ... 4 Unpacking Your Refrigerator ... 4 Space Requirements... 4 Electrical Requirements ... 5 Connecting the Refrigerator to a Water Source ... 5 Refrigerator Doors: Removing, Reversing and Replacing ... 7 Door Closing and Alignment...
  • Page 3: Refrigerator Safety

    Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: Installing Your Refrigerator

    INSTALLING YOUR REFRIGERATOR Unpacking Your Refrigerator WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. Remove shelves from the shipping position (shelves are shipped upside down): IMPORTANT: Do not clean glass shelves with warm water when they are cold.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    Electrical Requirements WARNING 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. Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is important to make sure you have the proper electrical connection:...
  • Page 6 7. Slip compression sleeve and compression nut on copper tubing as shown. Insert end of tubing into outlet end squarely as far as it will go. Screw compression nut onto outlet end with adjustable wrench. Do not overtighten. 8. Place the free end of the tubing into a container or sink, and turn ON main water supply and flush out tubing until water is clear.
  • Page 7: Refrigerator Doors: Removing

    Refrigerator Doors: Removing, Reversing (optional) and Replacing TOOLS NEEDED: in. hex-head socket wrench, No. 2 Phillips screwdriver, flat-head screwdriver, putty knife. IMPORTANT: Before you begin, turn the refrigerator control OFF, unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. Remove food from doors. Door Removal & Replacement Top Hinge "...
  • Page 8: Door Closing And Alignment

    Door and hinge removal in. Hex-Head Hinge Screw 1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. 2. Keep both doors closed until you are ready to lift them free from the cabinet. NOTE: Provide additional support for the doors while the hinges are being moved. Do not depend on the door magnets to hold the doors in place while you are working.
  • Page 9: Understanding Sounds You May Hear

    Style 1 Style 2 3. Depending on your model, to level your refrigerator you may either turn the screw clockwise to raise that side of the refrigerator or turn the screw counterclockwise to lower that side. Place a level on top of the refrigerator to check adjustments.
  • Page 10: Setting The Control(S)

    Setting the Control(s) For your convenience, the refrigerator controls are preset at the factory. Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are located in the top of the refrigerator section. When you first install your refrigerator, make sure that the control(s) are still preset. The control(s) should be at the “mid-settings”...
  • Page 11: Refrigerator Features

    CONDITION/REASON: REFRIGERATOR section too cold Controls not set correctly for your conditions Blocked air stream FREEZER section too cold Controls not set correctly for your conditions Blocked air stream REFRIGERATOR FEATURES Your model may have some or all of these features. Features that can be purchased separately as product accessories are labeled with the word “Accessory.”...
  • Page 12: Crisper And Crisper Cover

    Crisper and Crisper Cover (on some models) To remove and replace the crisper(s): 1. Slide crisper(s) straight out to the stop. Lift the front and slide the crisper(s) out the rest of the way. 2. Replace the crisper(s) by sliding the crisper(s) in fully past the stop.
  • Page 13: Freezer Shelf

    To increase ice production rate: Maximum Ice Production (on some models): In maximum ice production, the ice maker should produce approximately 16 to 20 batches of ice in a 24-hour period. If your refrigerator has the maximum ice production feature, push the switch to MAX.
  • Page 14: Changing The Light Bulb

    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.
  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    2. Remove all food from the refrigerator and pack all frozen food in dry ice. 3. Empty the ice bin. 4. Depending on your model, turn the Thermostat Control or Refrigerator Control to OFF. See the “Setting the Controls” section. 5.
  • Page 16 Is an ice cube jammed in the ejector arm? Remove the ice from the ejector arm with a plastic utensil. Refer to the “Ice Maker Operation” section. Does the ice maker mold have water in it or has no ice been produced? Check to see if your refrigerator has been connected to your home water supply and the supply shut-off valve is turned on.
  • Page 17: Assistance Or Service

    To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool Corporation with any questions or concerns at: Whirlpool Brand Home Appliance Consumer Assistance Center c/o Correspondence Dept.
  • Page 18: Warranty

    For two years from the date of purchase, when this refrigerator (excluding the water filter) is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for factory specified parts and repair labor costs to correct defects in materials or workmanship.
  • Page 19 Notes...
  • Page 20 DISTRIBUTED BY: CWC, P .O. BOX 34535 SEATTLE, WA 98124-1535 1-800-774-2678 U.S. 2202190A 01/00 © 2000. All rights reserved. TM Trademark of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Printed in Mexico...