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Whirlpool ED22ZR Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Exterior Freezer Refrigerator moisture Model and serial number Removable Door shelves Base grille Leveling rollers (not shown) NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER ED22ZR...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    If You Need Service Or Assistance ....20 Whirlpool Refrigerator Warranty 0 1990 Whirlpool Corporation Remove the consumer Buy Guide Label, tape and any inside labels before using the refrigera- tor. To remove any remaining glue: Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball, then remove.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow basic precautions including the following: Read all instructions before using the It is your responsibility to be sure your refrigerator. refrigerator: Child entrapment and suffocation are not is installed and leveled on a floor that will...
  • Page 4: Before Using Your Refrigerator

    Before Using Your Refrigerator Clean it Clean your refrigerator before using it. See cleaning instructions on page 14. Plug 3-prong grounding Recommended Grounding Method type wall receptacle A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15 or 20 ampere fused and properly grounded electrical supply is required.
  • Page 5: Using Your Refrigerator

    Using Your Refrigerator Setting the controls Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are in the refriaerator. To adiust a control. turn knob. When the pefrigerator is ilugged in for the first time: 1. Set the refrigerator Control to 3. 2. Set the Freezer Control to B. Give the refrigerator time to cool down com- pletely before adding food.
  • Page 6: Exterior Moisture Control

    Using Your Refrigerator Conttnued Exterior moisture control The Exterior Moisture Control on the Control Console operates electric heaters around the door openings. These heaters help keep moisture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator. 1. Use the OFF setting when humidity is low. 2.
  • Page 7: Removing The Crisper And Crisper Cover

    Removina the crisDer and crisner cover Pull a But to the stop, To remove the crisper: lift the front Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. and pull again. 2. Lift the front. 3. Slide the rest of the way out. 4.
  • Page 8: Adjusting The Meat Drawer Temperature

    Using Your Refrigerator Contmued Adjusting the meat drawer temperature Cold air flows against the meat drawer through an opening between the freezer and the refrig- erator. This helps keep the meat drawer colder than the rest of the refrigerator. Slide the control to let more cold air through. Removing the freezer For proper air movement, keep the freezer bin in...
  • Page 9: Removing The Base Grille

    To change crisper light: 1. Disconnect refrigerator from power supply. 2. Pull top of light shield forward until it snaps free. 3. Lower light shield to clear bottom supports. 4. Pull light shield straight out to remove. 5. Replace with a 40-watt appliance bulb. 6.
  • Page 10: Ice Dispenser

    Using Your Refrigerator Contmued Ice dispenser Personal Injury Hazard Tumbling ice and pressure on a fragile glass can break it. Do not use a fragile glass when dispensing ice or water. Doing so could result in personal injury or breakage. To dispense ice: 1.
  • Page 11: Automatic Ice Maker

    Automatic maker Here are a few things you will want to know about your automatic ice maker: The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm. Down.. .for making ice automatically. Raise shut off the ice maker. signal arm to Do not turn ice maker on until it is NOTE: stop ice.
  • Page 12 Using Your Refrigerator Contmued 2. Lift the signal arm so it clicks into the OFF position. Ice can still be dispensed, but no more will be made. 3. Lift the front of the storage bin. Pull it out. 4. Empty the bin. Use hot or warm water to melt the ice if necessary.
  • Page 13: Common Ice Maker/Dispenser Problems

    Common ice maker/dispenser problems SOLUTION CAUSE PROBLEM Close the freezer door. Dispenser Freezer door open. won’t work. Make sure bin is pushed in all the way. Ice bin not properly installed. Use only ice crescents from ice maker. Wrong ice in bin. Shake the bin occasionally to keep cubes separated,...
  • Page 14: Cleaning Your Refrigerator

    Cleaning Your Refrigerator To clean your refrigerator, turn the Refrigerator Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost Control to OFF, unplug it, take out all removable automatically. But both should be cleaned about parts and clean the refrigerator according to the once a month to help prevent odors from building following directions.
  • Page 15: Food Storage Guide

    Food Storage Guide Butler or margarine There is a correct way to package and store refrigerated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, Keep opened butter in covered dish or closed longer, take the time to study these recom- compartment. When storing an extra supply, mended steps.
  • Page 16 Food Storage Guide Continued Freezer food storage chart STORAGE TIME FOOD Storage times will vary according to the quality of Main dishes the food, the type of packaging or wrap used (air and moisture proof), and the storage temperature Stews; meat, poultry which should be 0°F (-17.8%).
  • Page 17: Caring For Your Refrigerator

    Caring For Your Refrigerator Power interruptions Vacation and moving care If electricity goes off, call the power company. Short vacations Ask how long power will be off. No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be If service is to be interrupted 24 hours or less, away for less than four weeks.
  • Page 18: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    Have you checked your home’s main fuses or the United States. To locate the authorized circuit breaker box? Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone Is the power supply cord plugged in to a live number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone circuit with the proper voltage? (See page 4.)
  • Page 19 Whirlpool appli- ance. To located FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool COOL-LINE@ service assistance number in Step 2. 5. If you are not satisfied...
  • Page 20: Whirlpool Refrigerator Warranty

    Assistance,” additional help can be found by calling our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number, l-800-253-1301, from anywhere in the U.S. 8 Registered Trademark / SM Service Mark of Whirlpool Corporation Part No. 2148687 0 1990 Whirlpool Corporation Printed in U.S.A.

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