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Crisper Humidity Control; Ice Maker And Ice Storage Bin - Whirlpool Bottom Mount Refrigerator Use And Care Manual

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FREEZER too cold
FREEZER too warm /
Too little ice
The set point range for the refrigerator is 33°F to 45°F (0°C to
7°C). The set point range for the freezer is -5°F to 5°F (-21°C to
Cooling On/Off
Your refrigerator and freezer will not cool when cooling is
turned off.
To turn cooling off, press and hold the LOCK and FILTER
RESET buttons at the same time for 3 seconds. When cooling
is off, "cooling off" will appear on the display screen.
IMPORTANT: To avoid unintentionally locking the dispenser
or changing other settings, be sure to press both buttons at
exactly the same time.
A. Press LOCK and FILTER RESET at the same time.
Press and hold LOCK and FILTER RESET for 3 seconds again
to turn cooling back on.
Additional Features
Fast Cool
The Fast Cool feature assists with periods of high refrigerator use,
full grocery loads, or temporarily warm room temperatures.
Press FAST COOL to set the freezer and refrigerator to the
lowest temperature setting. When the feature is on, the Fast
Cool icon will appear on the dispenser display screen. The
Fast Cool feature will remain on for 24 hours unless manually
turned off.
To manually turn off the Fast Cool feature, press FAST COOL
again or adjust the refrigerator temperature set point. The Fast
Cool icon will disappear when the feature is off.
NOTE: Setting the freezer to a colder temperature may make
some foods, such as ice cream, harder.
1° higher
1° lower
1° higher
1° lower
Door Ajar Alarm
The Door Ajar Alarm feature sounds an alarm when the refrigerator
or freezer door is open for 5 minutes and the product cooling is
turned on. The alarm will repeat every 2 minutes. Close both
doors to turn it off. The feature then resets and will reactivate
when either door is left open again for 5 minutes.
NOTE: To mute the audible alarm while keeping the doors open,
such as while cleaning the inside of the refrigerator, press any
button on the control panel. The alarm sound will be temporarily
turned off, but the Door Ajar icon will still be displayed on the
dispenser control panel.
Water Filter Status Light and Filter Reset
The filter reset control allows you to restart the water filter status
tracking feature each time you replace the water filter. See "Water
Filtration System."
Press and hold FILTER RESET for 3 seconds, until the
"Replace Filter" light turns off.

Crisper Humidity Control

You can control the amount of humidity in the moisture-sealed
crisper. Depending on your model, adjust the control to any
setting between FRUIT and VEGETABLES or LOW and HIGH.
FRUIT/LOW (open) for best storage of fruits and vegetables with
VEGETABLES/HIGH (closed) for best storage of fresh, leafy

Ice Maker and Ice Storage Bin

Flush the water system before turning on the ice maker. See
"Water and Ice Dispensers."
The ice maker and storage bin are located in the upper left-
hand side of the refrigerator compartment.
Turning the Ice Maker On/Off
The ice maker has an automatic shutoff. When the ice maker is
on, sensors will automatically stop ice production when the
storage bin is full. The ice maker will remain set to ON, and ice
production will resume when the bin is no longer full.
To manually turn off the ice maker, press TEMP and FAST COOL
at the same time and hold for 3 seconds until the "Ice Maker Off"
icon lights up. When the ice maker is set to OFF, it will stop
producing ice.
Pressing and holding TEMP and FAST COOL again for 3 seconds
turns on the ice maker and the "Ice Maker Off" icon disappears.
Removing and Replacing Ice Storage Bin
To Remove the Ice Storage Bin:
1. Hold the base of the storage bin and press the release button.
2. Pull out the storage bin.
To Replace the Ice Storage Bin:
IMPORTANT: It may be necessary to turn the auger driver, behind
the ice bin, counterclockwise to properly align the ice bin with the
auger driver. The ice storage bin must be locked in place for
proper ice dispensing.