There is interior moisture buildup
Are the air vents blocked in the refrigerator? Remove any
objects from in front of the air vents. See the "Ensuring
Proper Air Circulation" section for air vent locations.
Are the door(s) opened often? Avoid humidity buildup by
getting all items out at one time, keeping food organized, and
closing the door as soon as possible.
Is the room humid? It is normal for moisture to build up
inside the refrigerator when the room air is humid.
Is the food packaged correctly? Check that all food is
securely wrapped. Wipe off damp food containers before
placing them in the refrigerator.
Is the control set correctly for the surrounding
conditions? See the "Using the Control(s)" section.
Was a self-defrost cycle completed? It is normal for
droplets to form after the refrigerator self-defrosts.
The doors are difficult to open
Are the gaskets dirty or sticky? Clean gaskets and the
surface that they touch. Rub a thin coat of paraffin wax on the
gaskets following cleaning.
The doors will not close completely
Are food packages blocking the door open? Rearrange
containers so that they fit more tightly.
Is the ice bin out of position? Push the ice bin in all the way.
Are the crisper cover, pans, shelves, bins, or baskets out
of position? Put these items into their correct positions. See
the "Refrigerator Features" section for more information.
Are the gaskets sticking? Clean gaskets and the surface
that they touch. Rub a thin coat of paraffin wax on the
gaskets following cleaning.
Does the refrigerator wobble or seem unstable? Level the
refrigerator. See the "Door Closing and Alignment" section.
Were the doors removed during product installation and
not properly replaced? Remove and replace the doors
according to the "Refrigerator Doors" section, or call a
qualified service technician.
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE
Before calling for assistance or service, please check
"Troubleshooting." It may save you the cost of a service call. If
you still need help, follow the instructions below.
When calling, please know the purchase date and the complete
model and serial number of your appliance. This information will
help us to better respond to your request.
If you need replacement parts
If you need to order replacement parts, we recommend that you
only use factory specified replacement parts. Factory specified
replacement parts will fit right and work right because they are
made with the same precision used to build every new
To locate factory specified replacement parts in your area, call
our Customer Interaction Center telephone number or your
nearest designated service center.
In the U.S.A.
Call the Whirlpool Customer Interaction Center
toll free: 1-800-253-1301.
Our consultants provide assistance with:
Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
Use and maintenance procedures.
Accessory and repair parts sales.
Specialized customer assistance (Spanish speaking, hearing
impaired, limited vision, etc.).
Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors, and
service companies. Whirlpool designated service technicians
are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide after-
warranty service, anywhere in the United States.
To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your
area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow
For further assistance
If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool
Corporation with any questions or concerns at:
Whirlpool Brand Home Appliances
Customer Interaction Center
553 Benson Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.