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Whirlpool ED20ZK Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 A Note To You Parts And Features Before Using Your Refrigerator Using Your Reiiigerator Caring For Your Refn’gerator Food Storage Guide 22 If You Need Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call us with questions or comments. NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER MODELS ED20ZK ED22ZR...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Whirlpool@ appliance. You have purchased a quality, worldclass home appliance. Years of engineering experience went into its manufacturing. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions: @Never clean refrigerator parts with Read all instructions before using the refrigerator. flammable fluids. The fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion.
  • Page 4 Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations. Use them to become familiar with where all parts and features are located and what they look like. Light Control panel Automatic maker and ice wall) -j#- Meat drawer Door shelves Base\ grille Model EDSOZK shown Control panel...
  • Page 5 Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Installing it properly ......6 Cleaning it ........... 5 Leveling it ..........6 Plugging lt In ........5 It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use. This section tells you how to clean it, connect it to power source, install it and level it.
  • Page 6 Installing it properly Allow % inch cm) space on each (1.25 side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation. If the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space on the hinge side closest to the wall so the door can be opened wider.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page Setting the controls ......7 Using the ice cube trays .
  • Page 8: Changing The Control Settings

    NOTE: The Automatic Exterior Moisture 3. Give the refrigerator time to cool down control continuously guards against moisture completely before adding food. This may build-up on the outside of your refrigerator take several hours. cabinet. This control does not have to be set The settings indicated above should be or adjusted.
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Shelf Glide

    Adjusting the shelf glide Use the shelf glide to secure odd-shaped items or to separate other items. Grasp glide. 2. Slide glide along track. NOTE: Sheff glide cannot be removed. Adjusting the refrigerator shelves Adjust shelves to match the way you use your refrigerator.
  • Page 10: Removing The Crisper And

    Removing the crisper and crisper cover To remove the crisper: Pull out to the Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. front stop, lift the pull again. 2. Lift the front slightly. 3. Slide out the rest of the way. 4.
  • Page 11: Removing The Freezer Shelves

    Removing the freezer shelves To remove the shelf: 1. Lift right side of shelf off supports. 2. Slide shelf out of shelf support holes. 3. Replace in reverse order. Removing the freezer To remove the bin: Pull out to the stop, Slide bin out to the stop.
  • Page 12: Using The Ice Dispenser (Ed22Zr)

    the ice cube USing trays (EDZOZK~II~~) If you don’t use the cubes, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evapora- tion. The longer you store cubes, the smaller they get. To remove ice: Hold tray at both ends. 2.
  • Page 13: Using The Automatic Ice Maker

    Using the automatic ice maker (Factory-installed on EDZZZR, optional on EDZOZK) Here are a few things you will want to know UP to about your automatic ice maker: stop ice The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm. maker. DOWN to make ice automatically. UP to shut off the ice maker.
  • Page 14 Removing the ice maker storage (ED22ZR only) Remove, empty and clean the storage bin if: the ice dispenser has not, or will not, be used for a week or more. a power failure causes ice in the bin to melt and freeze together. the ice dispenser is not used regularly.
  • Page 15 Solving common ice maker/dispenser problems SOLUTIONS PROBLEM CAUSE Ice dispenser Freezer door open Close the freezer door. won’t work Make sure bin is pushed in all the way. Ice bin not properly installed Use only crescents from ice maker. Wrong ice in bin Shake the bin occasionally to keep cubes separated and to increase storage room.
  • Page 16: Removing The Base Grille

    Removing the base grille Condenser coils To remove the grille: Open both doors. 2. Pull base grille forward to release the support tabs from the metal clips. Do not remove Tech Sheet fastened behind the grille. ---- To replace the grille: Defrost grille Line up grille support tabs with metal...
  • Page 17 To change crisper light (ED22ZR only): Disconnect refrigerator from power supply. Pull top of light shield forward until it snaps free. Lower light shield to clear bottom supports. Pull light shield straight out to remove. Replace bulb with a 40-watt appliance bulb.
  • Page 18: Understanding The Sounds You May Hear

    Understanding the sounds you may hear Your new refrigerator may make sounds that Water sounds your old one didn’t. Because the sounds are When the refrigerator stops running, you new to you, you might be concerned about may hear gurgling in the tubing for a few them.
  • Page 19 Caring For Your Refrigerator In This Section Page ......21 Cleaning your refrigerator ....19 Power interruptions Vacation and moving care .
  • Page 20 HOW TO CLEAN PART WHAT TO USE Door liners and Sponge, soft cloth Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly. gaskets or paper towel with DO NOT USE cleaning waxes, concen- mild detergent and trated detergents, bleaches or cleaners warm water containing petroleum on plastic parts. Soft, clean sponge Plastic parts Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly.
  • Page 21 Moving Long vacations When you are moving the refrigerator to a If you will be gone a month or more: new home: Remove all food from the refrigerator. 1. If you have an automatic ice maker: 2. If you have an automatic ice maker: Turn off the water supply to the ice Turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least one day ahead of time.
  • Page 22 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 Cheese Wrap or store food placed in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material.
  • Page 23 Storing frozen food Freezing The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen food and for freezing Do not expect your freezer to quick-freeze food at home. any large quantity of food. Put no more unfrozen food into the freezer than will NOTE: For further information about prepar- freeze within 24 hours (no more than 2 to...
  • Page 24 If You Need Assistance Service Performance problems often result from little things you can fix without tools. Please read the chart below before calling for service on your appliance. 1. 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 25 . . . Call Whirlpool Consumer Assistance Center telephone number. Dial toll-free FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool from anywhere in the U.S.A.: Corporation for quality parts. Look for this 1-800-253-l 301 symbol of quality whenever you need a and talk with one of our trained consultants.
  • Page 26 FSP@ replacement parts and repair labor to correct FULL ONE-YEAR defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be WARRANTY provided by an authorized Whirlpool service company. From Date of Purchase FULL FIVE-Y EAR FSP replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects WARRANTY...

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