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Defrosting The Freezer Compartment - Whirlpool Refrigerator-freezer Instructions For Use Manual

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FREEZER COMPARTMENT
The freezer compartment
and freezes fresh food. The amount of fresh food that can be frozen in 24 hours is shown on the
rating plate; place the food in the freezer compartment (see Quick Start Guide), leaving leaving
enough space around the packages to allow air to circulate. Refreezing partially thawed food is not
recommended. It is important to wrap food so that no water, moisture, or vapour may penetrate.
To save energy and prolong the life of the appliance, make sure hot foods are never placed inside it.
Note: the ambient temperature, door opening frequency and position of the appliance can affect
the temperatures inside the two compartments. Set the temperature based on these factors.
Making ice cubes
Fill the ice cube tray (where provided) 2/3 full and place it in the freezer compartment. Never use
sharp or pointed objects to remove the ice.
Removing drawers (depending on model)
Pull the drawers all the way out, lift them up a little and remove. To create more space, the freezer
compartment can also be used as follows:
A) If the freezer compartment base resembles figure A, remove
the upper drawers and/or lids. The lower drawer should be left in
position. Make sure that, once the food has been placed on the
racks/shelves, the door closes properly.
B) If the freezer compartment base resembles figure B, remove all
drawers or lids. Make sure that, once the food has been placed on
the racks/shelves, the door closes properly.
Removing the lid (if present)
Open the lid and remove the pin, as illustrated in figure C.
DEFROSTING THE FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
No Frost models do not need defrosting.
For other models, if frost forms in the freezer compartment, we
recommend it is defrosted twice a year or whenever an excessive
amount of frost has formed (3 mm thickness).
It is perfectly normal for frost to form.
The amount of frost which forms and the rate at which it builds
up depends on room temperature and humidity, and on how
often the door is opened. To defrost, unplug the appliance and
remove all foodstuffs. Leave the door ajar to allow the frost to melt.
For products with a freezer compartment below the refrigerator
compartment, the defrost water drain pipe can be removed (see
figure) and a recipient placed underneath.
After defrosting, replace the drain pipe, making sure that no water is
left in it. Clean inside the freezer compartment and dry carefully.
Switch the appliance back on and place the food back inside.
stores frozen food (for the period indicated on the package)
(depending on the model)
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B
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