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Whirlpool SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
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  • Page 1 ® SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR Use & Care Guide Table of Contents....2 (SPANISH) (SPANISH) (Spanish) (Spanish)....# (CHINESE) (Chinese) (Chinese)....# (KOREAN) (Korean) (Korean)....# W10139583A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS REFRIGERATOR SAFETY................2 Chilled Door Bin..................9 Water and Ice Dispensers ................ 9 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ............... 3 Unpack the Refrigerator ................3 Ice Maker and Storage Bin..............10 Proper Disposal of Your Old Refrigerator..........3 Water Filtration System ................11 Location Requirements................
  • Page 3: Installation Instructions

    Proper Disposal of Your Old Refrigerator Before You Throw Away Your Old Refrigerator or Freezer: Take off the doors. WARNING Leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside. Suffocation Hazard Remove doors from your old refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in death or brain damage.
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    Location Requirements Electrical Requirements WARNING WARNING Explosion Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as Plug into a grounded (earthed) outlet. gasoline, away from refrigerator. Do not remove ground prong. Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire. Do not use an adapter.
  • Page 5: Refrigerator Doors

    Refrigerator Doors Gather the required tools and parts and read all instructions before starting installation. TOOLS NEEDED: ", ", and " hex-head socket wrenches. IMPORTANT: Before you begin, turn the refrigerator control OFF. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. Remove food, the ice storage bin, and any adjustable door or utility bins from doors.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT: Do not remove screw A, present on some Remove the Doors models. Models without Water and Ice Dispensers WARNING 1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. 2. Use a " hex-head socket wrench to remove the top left hinge screw and cover as shown. See Graphic 4. 3.
  • Page 7: Adjust The Doors

    If your refrigerator has a water filter, it may further reduce the water pressure when used in conjunction with a reverse Adjust the Doors osmosis system. Remove the water filter. See “Water Filtration Your refrigerator has two front adjustable rollers — one on the System.”...
  • Page 8: Refrigerator Use

    NOTE: Tighten the nut by hand. Then tighten it with a wrench Connect to Refrigerator two more turns. Do not overtighten. Style 1 1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. 2. Attach the copper tube to the valve inlet using a compression nut and sleeve as shown.
  • Page 9: Convertible Drawer Temperature Control

    IMPORTANT: To store meat: Your product will not cool when the REFRIGERATOR Control Set the control to one of the three MEAT settings to store meat at is set to OFF. its optimal storage temperature. To store vegetables: The Refrigerator Control adjusts the refrigerator compartment temperature.
  • Page 10: Ice Maker And Storage Bin

    Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard the first three batches of ice produced. The Dispenser Light (on some models) The display screen on the dispenser control panel has a When you use the dispenser, the light will automatically turn on. backlight, which will turn off automatically when the control If you want the light to be on continuously, you may choose either buttons have not been used for 30 seconds or more.
  • Page 11: Water Filtration System

    REMEMBER: Water Filter Status Light (on some models) Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard the first three batches of ice produced. The water filter status light will help you know when to change The quality of your ice will be only as good as the quality of the your water filter.
  • Page 12: Changing The Light Bulbs

    2. Hand wash, rinse, and dry removable parts and interior surfaces thoroughly. Use a clean sponge or soft cloth and a Changing the Light Bulbs mild detergent in warm water. NOTE: Not all bulbs will fit your refrigerator. Be sure to replace the 3.
  • Page 13: Temperature And Moisture

    The doors are difficult to open Ice and Water The ice maker is not producing ice or not enough ice WARNING Refrigerator connected to a water supply and the supply shutoff valve turned on? Connect refrigerator to water supply and turn water shutoff valve fully open. Kink in the water source line? A kink in the line can reduce water flow.
  • Page 14: Accessories

    Has the ice melted around the auger (metal spiral) in the Water not been recently dispensed? The first glass of water ice bin? Empty the ice container. Use warm water to melt the may not be cool. Discard the first glass of water. ice if necessary.