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Ice Maker; Refrigerator Features; Refrigerator Shelves - Whirlpool W10462760B Use & Care Manual

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Changing the Water Filter
1. Locate the water filter in the top-right corner of the refrigerator
2. Lift open the filter cover door. The filter will be released and
then will be ejected as the door is opened.
3. When the door is completely open, pull the filter straight out.
NOTE: There may be some water in the filter. Some spilling
may occur. Use a towel to wipe up any spills.
4. Take the new filter out of its packaging and remove the covers
from the O-rings. Be sure the O-rings are still in place after the
covers are removed.
5. With the arrow pointing up, align the new filter with the filter
housing and slide it into place. The filter cover door will
automatically begin to close as the new filter is inserted.
6. Close the filter cover door completely in order to snap the filter
into place. You may need to press hard.
7. Flush the water system. See "Water and Ice Dispensers."

Ice Maker

IMPORTANT: To avoid low ice production and poor quality ice,
flush the water system before turning on the ice maker. See
"Water Dispenser."
Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard the
first three batches of ice produced. Allow 2 to 3 days for the
storage bin to fill completely following installation.
The quality of your ice will be only as good as the quality of the
water supplied to your ice maker. Avoid connecting the ice
maker to a softened water supply. Water softener chemicals
(such as salt) can damage parts of the ice maker and lead to
poor quality ice. If a softened water supply cannot be avoided,
make sure the water softener is operating properly and is well
If ice in the storage bin clumps together, break up the ice
using a plastic utensil and discard. Do not use anything sharp
to break up the ice. This can damage the ice bin and the
dispenser mechanism.
Do not store anything on top of or in the ice maker or ice
storage bin.
Turning the Ice Maker On/Off
To turn the ice maker ON, simply lower the wire shutoff arm.
To manually turn the ice maker OFF, lift the wire shutoff arm to the
OFF (arm up) position and listen for the click.
NOTE: Your ice maker has an automatic shutoff. As ice is made,
the ice cubes will fill the ice storage bin and the ice cubes will
raise the wire shutoff arm to the OFF (arm up) position. Do not
force the wire shutoff arm up or down.
Ice Production Rate
The ice maker should produce approximately 8 to 12 batches
of ice per day under normal operation.
To increase ice production, lower the freezer and refrigerator
temperature. See "Using the Control(s)." Wait 24 hours
between adjustments.
Ice Storage Bin
1. Turn off the ice maker before removing the ice storage bin to
serve ice or to clean the bin.
2. Wash the ice storage bin with mild soap and warm water.
3. Slide the ice storage bin under the ice maker, and push it
toward the back as far as it will go.
4. Lower the arm on the ice maker to the "on" position.
Your model may have some or all of these features.
Important information to know about glass shelves
and covers:
Do not clean glass shelves or covers with warm water when
they are cold. Shelves and covers may break if exposed to
sudden temperature changes or impact, such as bumping.
Tempered glass is designed to shatter into many small,
pebble-size pieces. This is normal. Glass shelves and covers
are heavy. Use both hands when removing them to avoid

Refrigerator Shelves

(Glass shelves on some models)
The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to match your
individual storage needs.
Storing similar food items together in your refrigerator and
adjusting the shelves to fit different heights of items will make it
easier to find the exact item you want. It will also reduce the
amount of time the refrigerator door is open, and save energy.
Shelves and Glass Shelves (on some models)
To remove and replace a shelf:
1. Remove items from the shelf.
2. Slide the shelf straight out to the stop.
3. Depending on your model, lift back or front of the shelf past
the stop. Slide shelf out the rest of the way.
4. Replace the shelf by sliding the back of the shelf into the track
in the wall of the cabinet.
5. Guide the front of the shelf into the shelf track. Be sure to slide
the shelf in all the way.