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Whirlpool ETL8VK Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR- FREEZER Model ETl8XK & Model ETl8VK .rs, Freezers, Refrlgeralor-Freezers. Ice Makers. Chshwashers, Bu~ll-In Ovens. and Surface Units, Ranges. MIcrawave Ovens, Trash Compactors, Room Aor Condltloners, Oehumldlf...
  • Page 2 Please read this Use and Care Guide before you do anything else.. . This booklet tells you how to start your refrig- erator, clean it, move shelves and adjust con- trols. It even tells you what new sounds to expect from your refrigerator.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    4. If You Have a Problem Removing Crispers and Crisper Cover Removing and Adjusting The Freezer Shelf Ij.. 01986 Whirlpool Corporation Before you plug it in IMPORTANT Before using your refrigerator, you are personally IS not near an oven, radiator or other heat source.
  • Page 4: Install Properly

    Level refrigerator-freezer.. Install properly.. Use Screwdriver Leveling screw to Adjust Right to Raise; Left to Lower 1 To raise front, turn each screw to the right 2 To lower front, turn each screw to the left 3 Check with level Clean it..
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using your refrigerator Refrigerator Control Light Switch Freezer Control Power Saving Control Setting the controls.. Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are In the Give the refrigerator time to cool down com- refrigerator. When the refrrgerator IS plugged In for pletely before adding...
  • Page 6: Changing The Light Bulb

    Changing the light bulb... WARNING: Before removing the light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect electricity leading to the 2. Remove bulb frigerator at the main power supply. 3 Replace with a 40.watt appliance bulb. Shock and injury could occur.
  • Page 7: Removing And Adjusting

    Removing and adjusting the freezer shelf... To remove shelf: 1. Lift front slightly 2. Loft bock off supports. 3 Replace in reverse order. To adjust shelf: 1 Remove shelf 2. Remove supports by sliding upwards 3. Replace supports on desired level. 4.
  • Page 8: Energy Saving Tips

    Energy saving tips... It is a waste of electricity to set the refrigerator You can help your refrigerator use less electrrcrty Check door gaskets for a tight seal Level the cabi- freezer to temperatures colder than they need to net to be sure of a good seul be.
  • Page 9: Cleaning Chart

    Cleaning chart... How to clean What to use Part , ,, .,c lire- .s-_,r ,.z1”c~-.ll-ra2”~.l_.~-~r Wash removable parts wrth warm water Sponge or cloth; mild Removable parts and a mild detergent detergent and warm [shelves, crisper, meat Rinse and dry water.
  • Page 10: Food Storage Guide

    Food storage guide STORING FRESH FOOD Cured or Smoked Meat and Cold Cuts. Ham, bacon. sausage, cold cuts, etc , keep best In orlgl- wrappings Once opened, tightly re-wrap plastic wrap or aluminum foil Canned Ham. Store In refrigerator unless the la- bel says it’s okay to store on the shelf Do not freeze...
  • Page 11: Freezing And Storing Frozen Foods

    FREEZING & STORING FROZEN FOODS .,i, _/ ., . The freezer section is designed for storage of com- mercially frozen foods and for freezrng foods home Packaging -The secret of successful freezing is in over twrce. Frnrsh package and tape closed. NOTE: the packaging.
  • Page 12 Freezing Vegetables - Freeze only fresh hrgh- Freezing Cooked Food - Prepare cooked quality vegetables picked when barely mature. foods as you would for the table, shorten cooking For best results, freeze no more than 2 to 3 hours trmel0to15minutestoallowforadditional cooking after prckrng.
  • Page 13 IMPORTANT: Do not expect your Food Storage time freezer to quick-freeze large MAIN DISHES quantity of food. Put no more Stews; meat, poultry frozen food into the freezer than will and fish casserole ..2 to 3 months freeze within 24 hours.
  • Page 14: Vacation And Moving Care

    Vacation Short vacations. Moving. No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be If your refrigerator is equrpped with an automatic away for less than four weeks. Use up perishables: ice maker, shut off the ice maker water supply freeze other items.
  • Page 15: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    If you need service or 2. If you need assistance*... assistance, we suggest Call Whirlpool COOL-LINE6 service assistance telephone number. Dial free from: follow these four steps: Continental U.S....(800) 253-1301 Michigan .
  • Page 16: Corporation

    Making your world a little easier Part No. 1104893 Rev. A Printed in U.S.A. 01986 Whirlpool Corporation ,, : ; ,- Jbsa&&,wxe1 .zi$~-~3%.3, :I, *:I I .r%- f ‘, . ? Makers. Dishwashers. Bwll-In Ovens. and Surface Units. Ranges. Mlcrowave...

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