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Door Features; Drop-In Door Rails; Caring For Your Refrigerator; Cleaning Your Refrigerator - Whirlpool TOP-MOUNT REFRIGERATOR Use & Care Manual

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Frozen food storage guide
Storage times will vary according to the quality and type of food,
the type of packaging or wrap used (should be airtight and
moisture-proof), and the storage temperature. Seal the package
or container securely to prevent taste and odor transfer
throughout the product. Ice crystals inside a sealed package are
normal. This simply means that moisture in the food and air
inside the package have condensed, creating ice crystals.
Put no more unfrozen food into the freezer than will freeze within
24 hours (no more than 2-3 lb of food per cubic foot [907-1,350 g
per L] of freezer space). Leave enough space in the freezer for air
to circulate around packages. Be careful to leave enough room
for the door to close tightly.
NOTE: For more information on preparing food for freezing,
check a freezer guide or reliable cookbook.

DOOR FEATURES

Your model may have some or all of these features. Features that
can be purchased separately as product accessories are labeled
with the word "Accessory." Not all accessories will fit all models.
If you are interested in purchasing one of the accessories, please
call the toll-free number on the cover or in the "Assistance or
Service" section.

Drop-in Door Rails

The door rails may be removed for easier cleaning.
To remove and replace the rails:
1. Remove all items from the shelf and pull straight up on each
end of the rails.
2. Locate each end of the rail above the rail's pocket opening,
and push the rail straight down until it stops.
CARING FOR YOUR
REFRIGERATOR

Cleaning Your Refrigerator

Explosion Hazard
Use nonflammable cleaner.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.
Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically.
However, clean both sections about once a month to prevent
odors from building up. Wipe up spills immediately.
To clean your refrigerator:
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Remove all removable parts from inside, such as shelves,
crispers, etc.
3. Hand wash, rinse, and dry removable parts and interior
surfaces thoroughly. Use a clean sponge or soft cloth and a
mild detergent in warm water.
Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaners such as window
sprays, scouring cleansers, flammable fluids, cleaning
waxes, concentrated detergents, bleaches or cleansers
containing petroleum products on plastic parts, interior
and door liners or gaskets.
Do not use paper towels, scouring pads, or other harsh
cleaning tools. These can scratch or damage materials.
To help remove odors, you can wash interior walls with a
mixture of warm water and baking soda (2 tbs. to 1 qt. [26
g to .95 L] of water).
4. Wash stainless steel and painted metal exteriors with a clean
sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Do
not use abrasive or harsh cleaners. Dry thoroughly with a soft
cloth.
For additional protection against damage to painted metal
exteriors, apply appliance wax (or auto paste wax) with a
clean, soft cloth. Do not wax plastic parts.
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