Table of Contents A Note to You..2 Refrigerator Safety ... 3 Parts and Features ... 4 Before Uslng Your Refrigerator ... 5 Using Your Refrigerator..7 Setting the temperature control..7 Adjusting the refrigerator shelves..8 Removing the crispers and cover..
Refrigerator Your safety is important This guide contains statements under warning symbols. Please pay special attention to these symbols and follow any instructions given. Here is a brief explana- tion of the use of the warning symbol. IMPORTANT SAFETY Read all instructions before using the refrigerator.
Parts and Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your appliance. Use them to become familiar with where all parts and features are located and what they look like. Page references are included for your convenience. NOTE: The model you have purchased may have all or some of the parts and features shown and they may not match the illustration exactly.
Before Using Your Refrigerator It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. This section tells you how to clean it, connect it to a power source, install it, and level it. Cleaning your refrigerator Removing packaging materials Remove tape and any inside labels (except the model and serial number label) before using the refrigerator.
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 wall. 3. Allow 1/2 inch (1.25 cm) on each side of the refrigerator for ease of installation.
Using Your Refrigerator To obtain the best possible results from your refrigerator, it is important that you operate it properly. This section tells you how to set the temperature control, remove and adjust some of the features in your refrigerator, and how to save energy. Setting the temperature The Temperature Control is in the refrigera-...
Adjusting the refrigerator The refrigerator shelves can be adjusted 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. Lift back of shelf over stop. 4.
Using the ice cube trays If you don’t use the cubes, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evapora- tion. The longer you store cubes, the smaller they get. To remove ice: 1. Hold tray at both ends. 2.
Solving common ice maker POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION PROBLEM This is normal. They break apart easily. Shake bin occasion- Ice crescents attached allv to keep cubes separated. at corners ON/OFF lever is in the OFF (up) position. Lower lever to the Ice maker will not ON (down) position.
Cold water supply The ice maker water valve contains a flow washer which is used as a water pressure regulator. The ice maker needs to be connected to a cold water line with water pressure limitations of 20-120 psi. If a problem occurs, call your utility company.
5. Fasten shut-off valve to cold water pipe with pipe clamp. Be sure outlet end is sol- idly in the %-inch drilled hole in the water pipe and that washer is under the pipe clamp. Tighten packing nut. Tighten the pipe clamp screws carefully and evenly so washer makes a watertight seal.
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 supply. Turning the Temperature Control to the OFF position does not disconnect the refrigerator from the power supply.
Understanding the sounds Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one didn’t. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned about them. Don’t be. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces like the floor, walls, and cabinets can make the sounds seem louder.
Caring for Your Refrigerator Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a few things you can do to extend its product life. This section tells you how to clean your refrigerator and what to do when going on vacation, moving, or during a power outage. Cleaning your refrigerator Both the refrigerator and freezer sections...
PART WHAT TO USE 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 panels) with mild detergent and warm water Vacuum cleaner Condenser coils HOW TO CLEAN...
Vacation and moving Short vacations No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be away for less than four weeks. 1. Use up any perishables. 2. Freeze other items. 3. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: Raise signal arm to OFF (up) position.
Power interruptions If electricity goes off, call the power com- pany. Ask how long power will be off. 1. If service will be interrupted 24 hours or less, keep both doors closed. This helps food stay frozen. 2. If service will be interrupted longer than 24 hours: (a) Remove all frozen food and store in a frozen food locker.
Food Storage 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 steps. Storing fresh food Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material. This prevents food odor and taste transfer throughout the refrigerator.
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, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service or check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.
Troubleshooting Performance problems often result from little things you can fix without tools. Please read through “Before calling for assistance . . .” below before calling for service on your appliance. Before calling for assistance Listed in this chart are the most common problems consumers run into with their appliances. Please read through this and see if it can solve your problem.
F. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSE- QUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.