Whirlpool 2193496 User And Care Manual

18' to 20' no-frost top freezer refrigerator
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Table of Contents
(complete) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
A Note to You . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Safety . . . . . . . 3
Parts and Features
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Before Using Your
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Using Your
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Attaching the optional
ice maker to a water
supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Reversing the
door swing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Caring for Your
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Food Storage
Guide . . . 23
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or Service
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  • Page 1 ..... . 28 l-800-253-1 301 Call our Consumer Assistance Center with questlons or comments. 18’ TO 20’ NO-FROST TOP FREEZER REFRIGERATOR PART NO. 2193496...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Removing the crispers and crisper cover .... 11 Warranty ..............A Note to You Thank you for buying a WHIRLPOOL@ appliance. Because your life is getting busier and more complicated, WHIRLPOOL Refrigerators are easy to use, save time, and help you manage your home better. To ensure you enjoy years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide.
  • Page 3: Refrigerator Safety

    Refrigerator Safety This symbol alerts you to hazards Your safety is important to us. such as fire, electrical shock, or This guide contains statements under warning sym- other injuries. bols. Please pay special attention to these symbols and follow any instructions given.
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    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...
  • Page 5 STYLE serial number Control panel 5 IS COLDEST SElllMD REFRIGERATOR WARMER...
  • Page 6: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    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. For information on how to attach the ice maker to a water supply, see page 14, or for information on how to reverse the door swing, see page 19.
  • Page 7 Installing it properly 1. Allow l/2 inch (1.25 cm) space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. 2. If the hinge side of the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space so the door can be opened wider.
  • Page 8: Using Your Refrigerator

    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 controls, remove and adjust the features in your refrigerator, and how to save energy. Setting the controls STYLE 1...
  • Page 9: Removing The Drop-In Door Trim

    Removing the drop-in door trim TO remove the trim piece: 1. Remove all items from the shelf. Pull straight Up on the trim piece at each end, To replace the trim piece: 1. Locate each end of the trim piece above the trim pocket opening.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Door Bins

    Adjusting the door bins To remove door bins: 1. Lift bin up. 2. Pull bin straight out. To replace door bins: 1. Slide bin in above desired support button. 2. Push down until it stops. Adjusting the refrigerator shelves Adjust the shelves to match the way you use your refrigerator.
  • Page 11: Removing The Meat Drawer And Cover

    Removing the meat drawer and cover To remove the meat drawer: 1. Slide meat drawer out to the stop. 2. Lift front of meat drawer. 3. Slide meat drawer out the rest of the way. 4. Replace in reverse order. To adjust the cover position: (Style 1) 1.
  • Page 12: Adjusting The Crisper Cover Track

    Adjusting the crisper cover track (on some models) For your convenience, one crisper may be larger than the other, and your crisper cover may have an adjust- able track so you can switch positions of the crispers. This allows you to store celery and other longer items in a crisper.
  • Page 13: Using The Optional Automatic Ice Maker

    Using the optional automatic ice maker If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker, or if you plan to add one later (contact the dealer for ice maker kit number), here are a few things you should know. The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm. stop DOWN to make ice automatically ice maker.
  • Page 14: Attaching The Optional Ice Maker To A Water Supply

    Attaching the optional ice maker to a water supply Read all directions carefully before you begin. NOTE: Your appliance dealer has a kit available with a %-inch saddle type shutoff valve, a union, and copper tubing. Before purchasing, make sure a saddle type valve complies with your local plumbing codes.
  • Page 15 5. Fasten shutoff valve to cold water pipe with pipe clamp. Be sure outlet end is solidly 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.
  • Page 16: Removing The Base Grille

    Removing the base grille Burn Hazard Do not touch refrigeration tubes near defrost pan. Doing so can result in burns. To remove the base grille: Defrost pan Condenser coils 1. Open the refrigerator door. 2. Grasp the grille with both hands. 3.
  • Page 17: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Changing the light bulbs Electrical Shock Hazard Unplug the refrigerator before removing light bulb. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. To change refrigerator light: 1. Unplug the refrigerator. 2. Reach behind Control Panel to remove bulb. 3.
  • Page 18: Understanding The Sounds You May Hear

    Understanding the sounds you may hear Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old Water sounds one didn’t. Because the sounds are new to you, you When the refrigerator stops running, you may hear might be concerned about them. Don’t be. Most of the gurgling in the tubing for a few minutes after it stops.
  • Page 19: Reversing The Door Swing

    Reversing the door swing TOOLS NEEDED: Reversing the hinges 5A6-inch hex-head socket wrench, No. 2 Phillips screw- TOP HINGE driver, flat-head screwdriver, M-inch open-end wrench IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Before you begin, turn refrigerator OFF, unplug it, and remove any food from door shelves. Remove base grille.
  • Page 21: Caring For Your Refrigerator

    Your Refrigerator Caring Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a few things you can do to help 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.
  • Page 22 Vacation and moving care Short vacations Moving No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be away When you are moving the refrigerator to a new home: for less than four weeks. 1. If your refrigerator has an automatic ice maker: 1.
  • Page 23: Food Storage Guide

    Food Storage Guide 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 Butter or margarine Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material.
  • Page 24 Storing frozen food Freezing The freezer section is designed for storage of com- mercially frozen food and for freezing food at home. Do not expect your freezer to quick-freeze any large quantity of food. Put no more unfrozen food into the NOTE: For further information about preparing food for freezer than will freeze within 24 hours (no more than freezing or food storage times, contact your local...
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    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.
  • Page 26: Requesting Assistance Or Service

    To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer service company in your area. to Step 2 or call the Whirlpool Consumer Assistance If you prefer, write to: Center number in Step 1.
  • Page 28: Warranty

    1. Compressor 2. Evaporator 3. Condenser 4. Drier 5. Connecting tubing Service must be provided by an authorized Whirlpool service company. WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR A. Service calls to: 1. Correct the installation of your refrigerator. 2. Instruct you how to use your refrigerator.