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Troubleshooting - Whirlpool W10200283A User Instructions

Whirlpool refrigerator user instructions
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Freezer drawer models
Top of the refrigerator compartment - Insert the tabs on
the shield into the liner holes on each side of light
assembly. Slide the shield toward the front until it locks
into place.
NOTE: To avoid damaging the light shield, do not force
the shield beyond the locking point.
Top of the freezer compartment - Insert the front tabs of
the shield into the liner and snap the back portion of the
shield over the light assembly.
First try the solutions suggested here or visit our website and reference FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
The refrigerator will not operate
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.
Power cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Is outlet working? Plug in a lamp to see if the outlet is
working.
Household fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped? Replace
the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues,
call an electrician.
Are controls on? Make sure the refrigerator controls are on.
See "Using the Controls."
New installation? Allow 24 hours following installation for the
refrigerator to cool completely.
NOTE: Adjusting the temperature controls to coldest setting
will not cool either compartment more quickly.

TROUBLESHOOTING

to possibly avoid the cost of a service call.
In the U.S.A., www.whirlpool.com
Refrigerator Operation
Freezer door models
Top of the refrigerator compartment - Insert the tabs on
the shield into the liner holes on each side of the light
assembly. Slide the shield toward the front until it locks.
NOTE: To avoid damaging the light shield, do not force
the shield beyond the locking point.
Top of freezer compartment - Insert front tabs of light
shield into liner and snap the back of the shield over light
assembly.
5. Plug in refrigerator or reconnect power.
In Canada, www.whirlpool.ca
The motor seems to run too much
Your new refrigerator may run longer than your old one due to its
high-efficiency compressor and fans. The unit may run even
longer if the room is warm, a large food load is added, doors are
opened often, or if the doors have been left open.
The refrigerator seems noisy
Refrigerator noise has been reduced over the years. Due to this
reduction, you may hear intermittent noises from your new
refrigerator that you did not notice from your old model. Below are
listed some normal sounds with explanations.
Buzzing - heard when the water valve opens to fill the ice
maker
Pulsating - fans/compressor adjusting to optimize
performance
Hissing/Rattling - flow of refrigerant, movement of water
lines, or from items placed on top of the refrigerator
Sizzling/Gurgling - water dripping on the heater during
defrost cycle
Popping - contraction/expansion of inside walls, especially
during initial cool-down
Water running - may be heard when ice melts during the
defrost cycle and water runs into the drain pan
Creaking/Cracking - occurs as ice is being ejected from the
ice maker mold.
The doors will not close completely
Door blocked open? Move food packages away from door.
Bin or shelf in the way? Push bin or shelf back in the correct
position.
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