Electrical Requirements; Electrical Connection; Fused Plug And Cord Information - Whirlpool WF143CM1 Use & Care Manual

High velocity fan with 3-speed internal oscillation
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To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock or injury when using your fan, follow these basic precautions:
Do not use fan if any parts are damaged or missing.
Do not expose to water or rain.
Do not use this fan with any solid state speed control
Never insert finger or any other objects through the grille
guard when fan is in operations.
Unplug power cord when moving from one location to
To properly install your fan, plug the 2 prong power cord into
a grounded 120V outlet.
This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than
the other). To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is
intended to fit in a polarized outlet only one way.
Electrical Shock Hazard and Fire Hazard
Always unplug this product before installing or
replacing fuses.
Do not operate any fan with a damaged cord or plug.
Discard fan or return to an authorized service facility
for examination and/or repair.
Do not run cord under carpeting.
Do not cover cord with throw rugs, runners, or similar
Do not route cord under furniture or appliances.
Arrange cord away from traffic area and where it will
not be tripped over.
Failure to follow these instructions could result in
shock or fire hazard.
This product employs overload protection (fuse). A blown
fuse indicates an overloaded or short-circuit situation. If the
fuse blows, unplug the product from the outlet. Replace the
fuse as per the user servicing instructions below (follow the
product marking for proper fuse rating) and check the
product. If the replacement fuse blows, a short circuit may be
present and the product should be discarded or returned to
an authorized service facility for examination and/or repair.


Electrical Connection

Fused Plug and Cord Information

Unplug power cord when removing grille for cleaning.
Be sure fan is on a stable, flat surface when in operation.
Do not use fan in window; rain and moisture may create
electrical hazard.
Do not alter the fan's assembly in any way.
Be sure front and rear grille screws are tightened before
If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it
still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not
attempt to defeat this safety feature.
This fan is rated at 120 VAC, 60 Hz, 45 W.
If your fan loses power and you suspect that the fuse on your
fan has blown, replace the fuse. See the following steps for
replacing the fuse.
1. Disconnect power by unplugging the fan. Grasp the plug and
remove from the receptacle or other outlet device.
NOTE: Do not unplug by pulling on the cord.
2. Slide open the fuse door on the side of the plug. Be sure the
fuse door is open completely and the blown fuse is fully
A. Fuse
B. Fuse door
3. Remove the blown fuse.
4. Snap the 5-amp, 125-volt replacement fuse into place.
5. Fully close the fuse door by sliding back into place.
6. Discard the blown fuse.
7. The fan should now be ready for normal use.
IMPORTANT: Risk of fire. Do not replace attachment plug.
Contains a safety device (fuse, AFCI, SCDI) that should not be
removed. Discard product if the attachment plug is damaged.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or fire.

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