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Refrigerator Doors - Whirlpool W10462760B Use & Care Manual

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Style 3
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Remove and discard the black nylon plug from the gray water
tube on the rear of the refrigerator.
3. Thread the provided nut onto the water valve as shown.
NOTE: Tighten the nut by hand. Then tighten it with a wrench
two more turns. Do not overtighten.
A. Bulb
B. Nut (provided)
4. Turn shutoff valve ON.
5. Check for leaks. Tighten any nuts or connections (including
connections at the valve) that leak.
Complete the Installation
WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
1. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
2. Flush the water system. See "Water Dispenser."
NOTE: Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard
the first three batches of ice produced. Allow 3 days to completely
fill ice container.
TOOLS NEEDED: ⁵⁄₁₆" hex head socket wrench, #2 Phillips
screwdriver, flat-blade screwdriver, ⁵⁄₁₆" open-end wrench, flat 2"
putty knife.
IMPORTANT:
Before you begin, turn the refrigerator control OFF, unplug
refrigerator or disconnect power. Remove food and any
adjustable door or utility bins from doors.
Depending on your model, you have either Style 1 - interior
controls and water dispenser or Style 2 - exterior controls and
water dispenser. Follow the instructions and graphics specific
to your model.
All graphics referenced in the following instructions are
A
included later in this section after "Final Steps."
B
Style 1 - Remove Doors and Hinges
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Open the refrigerator door and remove the base grille from the
bottom front of the refrigerator. See Base Grille graphic.
3. Close the refrigerator door and keep both doors closed until
you are ready to lift them free from the cabinet.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the doors while the
hinges are being moved. Do not depend on the door magnets
to hold the doors in place while you are working.
4. Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Lift the freezer door free from the cabinet.
5. Remove the parts for the center hinge as shown in the Center
Hinge graphic. Lift the refrigerator door free from the cabinet.
6. Remove the parts for the bottom hinge as shown in the
Bottom Hinge graphic.
NOTE: On some models, remove both the bottom hinge
assembly and the leveling foot.
Style 1 - Replace Doors and Hinges
NOTE: Provide additional support for the doors while the hinges
are being moved. Do not depend on the door magnets to hold the
doors in place while you are working.
1. Replace the parts for the bottom hinge as shown. Tighten
screws. Replace the refrigerator door.
NOTE: On some models, install both the bottom hinge
assembly and the leveling foot.
2. Assemble the parts for the center hinge as shown and tighten
all screws. See Center Hinge graphic. Replace the freezer
door.
3. Assemble the parts for the top hinge as shown in the Top
Hinge graphic. Do not tighten the screws completely.
4. Line up the doors so that the bottom of the freezer door aligns
evenly with the top of the refrigerator door. Tighten all screws.

Refrigerator Doors

⁵⁄₁₆
" Hex Head Hinge Screw
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