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Refrigerator Features - Whirlpool GI5FVAXY User Manual

Whirlpool gi5fvaxy: user guide
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Your model may have some or all of these features.
Important information to know about glass shelves
and covers:
Do not clean glass shelves or covers with warm water when
they are cold. Shelves and covers may break if exposed to
sudden temperature changes or impact, such as bumping.
Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small,
pebble-size pieces. This is normal. Glass shelves and covers
are heavy. Use both hands when removing them to avoid
dropping.
Refrigerator Shelves
(Glass shelves on some models)
The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to match your
individual storage needs.
Storing similar food items together in your refrigerator and
adjusting the shelves to fit different heights of items will make it
easier to find the exact item you want. It will also reduce the
amount of time the refrigerator door is open, and save energy.
Shelves and Glass Shelves (on some models)
To remove and replace a shelf:
1. Remove items from the shelf.
2. Slide the shelf straight out to the stop.
3. Depending on your model, lift back or front of the shelf past
the stop. Slide shelf out the rest of the way.
4. Replace the shelf by sliding the back of the shelf into the track
in the wall of the cabinet.
5. Guide the front of the shelf into the shelf track. Be sure to slide
the shelf in all the way.
Fold Away Shelf (on some models)
To remove and replace a shelf:
1. To remove the entire shelf, tilt up the front of the shelf and
slide it out toward you.
2. To remove the front-half of the shelf, hold the front of the shelf
with one hand and press up in the center of the shelf. Then
push down and in on the shelf until it slides beneath the back
half of the shelf.
3. Replace the entire shelf by guiding it into the door liner and
pushing it inward until it stops. Then, tilt the front of the shelf
upward until the stopper is overcome and slide it in.

REFRIGERATOR FEATURES

Meat Drawer
(on some models)
To remove and replace the meat drawer:
1. Slide meat drawer out to the stop.
2. Lift front of meat drawer with one hand while supporting
bottom of drawer with other hand. Slide drawer out the rest of
the way.
3. Replace the drawer by sliding it back in fully past the drawer
stop.
Meat Drawer Cover (on some models)
To remove and replace the meat drawer cover:
1. Remove the meat drawer.
2. Push the cover back to release the rear clips from the shelf.
Tilt the cover up at the front, and pull it forward.
3. Replace the meat drawer cover by fitting the notches and
clips on the cover over the rear and center crossbars on the
shelf.
4. Lower cover into place and pull the cover forward to secure
the rear clips onto the shelf.
5. Replace the meat drawer.
NOTE: In some models the meat pan moves sideways on the
shelf to allow for flexible positioning.
Meat Storage Guide
Store most meat in original wrapping as long as it is airtight and
moisture-proof. Rewrap if necessary. See the following chart for
storage times. When storing meat longer than the times given,
freeze the meat.
Fresh fish or shellfish......................... use same day as purchased
Chicken, ground beef, variety meats (liver) ...................... 1-2 days
Cold cuts, steaks/roasts .................................................. 3-5 days
Cured meats................................................................... 7-10 days
Leftovers - Cover leftovers with plastic wrap, aluminum foil, or
plastic containers with tight lids.
(on some models)
Crisper Drawers
To remove and replace the crisper drawer:
1. Slide the crisper drawer straight out to the stop. Lift the front
and slide the drawer out the rest of the way.
2. Replace the drawer by sliding the drawer in fully past the stop.
Crisper
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