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Refrigerator Use; Using The Controls - Whirlpool W10462760B Use & Care Manual

Top mount refrigerator
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Installing the Air Filter (on some models)
The filter should be installed behind the vented door, which is
located (depending on your model) along either the rear or left
interior wall near the top of the refrigerator compartment.
1. Remove the air filter from its packaging.
2. Lift open the vented door.
3. Snap the filter into place.
Air Filter Status Indicator (on some models)
Style 1 - Install Manual Air Filter Status Indicator
The filter comes with a status indicator, which should be activated
and installed at the same time the air filter is installed.
1. Place the indicator face-down on a firm, flat surface.
2. Apply pressure to the bubble on the back of the indicator, until
the bubble pops to activate the indicator.
3. Lift open the vented air filter door. On some models, there are
notches behind the door.
On models with notches:
Slide the indicator down into the notches, facing outward.
NOTE: The indicator will not easily slide into the notches
if the rear bubble has not been popped.
Close the air filter door, and check that the indicator is
visible through the rectangular hole in the door.
On models without notches:
Store the indicator in a visible place you will easily
remember - either inside the refrigerator, or elsewhere in
your kitchen or home.
Style 2 - Air Filter Status on Electronic Control Display
The control panel displays the Air Filter status.
GOOD - The air filter LED does not light up.
REPLACE - The air filter LED lights up constantly when the
refrigerator door is open.
EXPIRED - The air filter LED lights up constantly and flashes
when the refrigerator door is open.
After replacing the air filter, press and hold FILTERS RESET for
3 seconds. The filter icons will turn off. See "Using the Control(s)."
NOTE: At any filter status, pressing and holding FILTERS RESET
for 3 seconds will reset the air filter status to good and the air filter
LED will turn off.
Replacing the Air Filter
The disposable air filter should be replaced every 6 months, or
when the status indicator air filter icon LED turns on and starts
flashing when the refrigerator door is opened.
To order a replacement air filter, contact us using the
assistance/service information following the warranty.
1. Remove the old air filter by squeezing in on the side tabs.
2. Remove the old status indicator.
3. Install the new air filter and reset the status indicator using the
instructions in the previous sections.


Using the Controls

Depending on your model, the control panel is located either at
the top front of the refrigerator compartment or on the dispenser
display. Follow the instructions specific to your model.
Wait 24 hours for your refrigerator to cool completely before
adding food. If you add food before the refrigerator has cooled
completely, your food may spoil.
NOTE: Adjusting the refrigerator and freezer temperature
controls to a colder than recommended setting will not cool
the compartments any faster.
The recommended setting should be correct for normal
household refrigerator use. The controls are set correctly
when milk or juice is as cold as you like and when ice cream is
If the temperature is too warm or too cold in the refrigerator or
freezer, first check the air vents to be sure they are not
blocked before adjusting the controls.
Interior Dispenser Models
The control panel is located at the top front of the refrigerator
For your convenience, the temperature control is preset at the
factory. When you first install your refrigerator, make sure the
control is still set to the recommended setting as shown.
Recommended Setting "3rd Snowflake"