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A Note To You 2

Important Safety
Instructions 3

Parts And Features 4

Before Using Your
Refrigerator 5

Using Your
Refrigerator 7

Caring For Your
Refrigerator 14

Food Storage Guide 16

If You Need
Assistance
Or Service 18

Warranty 20

NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER

MODELS 3ET22DK 6ET20DK
3ET18DK 6ET18DK

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A Note To You
Thank you for buying a Whirlpool appliance.
You have purchased a quality, world-class home appliance. Years of engineering experience have gone
into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we have
developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain
your appliance properly and safely. Please read it carefully. Also, please complete and mail the Owner-
ship Registration Card provided with your appliance. This will help us notify you about any new informa-
tion on your appliance.

Your safety is important to us.
This guide contains safety symbols and statements. Please pay special attention to these symbols and
follow any instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of the use of each symbol.

This symbol will help alert you to such dangers as This symbol will help you avoid actions which
personal injury, burns, fire and electrical shock. could cause product damage (scratches, dents,
etc.) and damage to your personal property.
Help when you need it.
If you ever have a question concerning your appliance’s operation, or if you need service, first see “If
You Need Assistance Or Service” on page 18. If you need further help, feel free to call an authorized
WhirpoolSM service company. When calling, you will need to know your appliance’s complete model
number and serial number. You can find this information on the model and serial number label (see
diagram on page 4). For your convenience, we have included a handy place below for you to record
these numbers, the purchase date from the sales slip and your dealer’s name and telephone number.
Keep this book and the sales slip together in a safe place for future reference.

Model Number Dealer Name
Serial Number Dealer Phone
Purchase Date

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grounding. Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball. Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire. IN THE VICINITY OF THIS OR ANY OTHER do it safely. APPLIANCE. rubbing radiator or other heat source. fluids. with the correct electrical supply and remove. More user manuals on ManualsBase. Do not use sharp instruments. l Keep the refrigerator out of the weather. electrical shock. Do not remove the l Be sure the refrigerator is not used by anyone Tech Sheet fastened under the refrigerator at the unable to operate it properly. crawl inside the refrigerator.” OTHER FLAMMABLE VAPORS AND LlQUlDS If you are getting rid of your old refrigerator. Soak area with liquid hand dishwashing in this manual. problems of the past. or injury when ustng your refrigerator. To remove any remaining glue: l Connect the refrigerator only to the proper kind . OR l Use the refrigerator only for the uses described . above. See “lmpor- tant Safety Instructions” above. l Do not load the refrigerator with food before it has time to get properly cold. l Do not use the refrigerator in an area where the NOTE: Do not remove any permanent instruction room temperature will fall below 13°C (55°F) labels inside your refrigerator. follow these basic precautions: l Read all instructions before using the l Never clean refrigerator parts with flammable I refrigerator. The fumes can create a fire hazard or l Child entrapment and suffocation are not explosion. front. I -SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS - Help us help you Please: Also. l Properly maintain the refrigerator. THE FUMES CAN CREATE A l Never allow children to operate. then of outlet. detergent before removing glue as described l Do not install the refrigerator near an oven. Junked or abandoned l FOR YOUR SAFETY l refrigerators are still dangerous . its size and use. play with. alcohol. flammable fluids or abrasive cleaners. These can damage the material. remove tape and any inside labels (except l Install and level the refrigerator on a floor that the model and serial number label) before using will hold the weight and in an area suitable for the refrigerator.com .__even if DO NOT STORE OR USE GASOLINE OR they will “just sit in the garage a few days. or FIRE HAZARD OR EXPLOSION.

com . Use them to become familiar with where all parts and features are located and what they look like. The model you have purchased may have all or some of the parts and features shown and they may not match the illustration exactly.compartment Butter compartment . Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your appliance. Ice cube trays Freezer light Removable shelf and shelf (3ET22DK) (6ET20DK and 3ET22DK) Shelf glides 7 Utility Freezer shelf . This manual is designed to cover several models. uase grme Leveling rollers 7 (behind base grille) Model 3ET22DK shown Control panel Refrigerator Exterior moisture tight Freezer control control switch control 4 More user manuals on ManualsBase.

. .. . .... . install it and level it.. .. It is recommended that a separate circuit serving only this appliance be provided. Plug it in Recommended Grounding Method A 220 or 240 Volt.. .. . Do not use an extension cord.. ..... . Clean it Clean your refrigerator before using it... .. Use a receptacle which cannot be turned off with a switch or pull chain.. . Install it properly 1.. .. . . .com . ........ The refrigerator can be flush against the back wall.. ....... ... ....___.. ... ...... .... See cleaning instructions on page 14...... .. ... ._.. ... 5 Install it properly . .... . . . . you might want to leave extra space so the door can be opened wider. . . 50 Hz.... .... .. .. . ... .. .. .. .. . 2. . Allow 1... . .... .. ... .... .. .. .. This section will tell you how to clean it. . Before Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Page Clean it .. .... If the hinge side of the refrigerator is to be against a wall... ... if neces- sary. .. .25 cm (I/Z inch) space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation.. 5 Level it ..._..... connect it to a power source... ...5 Plug it in .. . .... .... 3.. .. .. AC only 15 or 20 ampere fused and properly grounded electrical supply is required...... . ...... . 6 It is important to prepare your refrigerator for use.. ..... ......... 5 More user manuals on ManualsBase......... ...

Check with level. (See page 12. 4.) 6 More user manuals on ManualsBase. To adjust one or both of these. Remove base grille.) Front 2. Level it Your refrigerator has 2 front leveling screws-one Right to raise. turn screw counterclockwise. follow the directions below. Replace base grille. turn screw clockwise. 5. To raise front. To lower front.com . (See page 12. roller 3. Use a screwdriver 1. left to lower on the right and one on the left.

. . . 12 Removing the meat drawer and cover . . . . . . . . .. . Use the OFF setting when humidity is low.. 10 Understanding the sounds you may hear . . . . 9 Reversing the door swing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Set the Freezer Control to C. . ..-. . . . . . . . . . .--. These heaters EXlERIORMOISTURE COmOL help keep moisture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet. . . .. . . . . . . . If you need to adjust these settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . More user manuals on ManualsBase. . . . . . . When the refrigerator is plugged in for the first time: 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . Exterior moisture control The Exterior Moisture Control operates electric heaters around the door openings. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. Setting the controls Temperature controls Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are in the refrigerator... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Use the ON setting if moisture forms on the outside of the refrigerator cabinet. . . . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Saving energy . . . . . . . . . Set the Refrigerator Control to 4. . . . . The controls will be set correctly when milk or juice is as cold as you like and when ice cream is firm. . . . . . . . . . . 13 Adjusting the crisper humidity control . . . Freezer Control adjustments range from A (coldest) to D (warmest). .. . . . . . . . . .. 11 Adjusting the bin/shelf glides . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . .. . 11 Adjusting the door bins . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . The settings indicated above should be correct for normal. . it is important that you operate it properly. .. . . . Give the refrigerator time to cool down completely before adding food. . . .. . 3.-. . . .. . . . . . . . see “Changing the control settings” on page 8. . . Using Your Refrigerator In This Section Page Paw Setting the control0 . . .. .. . . . . This may take several hours. . .. . . . . . 13 Removing the crispers and crisper cover . . . . 9 Removing the base grille . . 11 Changing the control settings . . 12 Adjusting the refrigerator shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Removing the freezer shelf . . .com . . household refrigerator usage. . . 2. . . 1. . .. . . . . REFRIGERATOR Refrigerator Control adjustments range from 1 (warmest) to 8 (coldest). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Using the ice cube traya . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . .. . . 13 In order to obtain the best possible results from your refrigerator. This section will tell you how to do just that. . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Raising the ice compartment door . . . .. . . . .. . . . . . 9 Changing the light bulbs . . . . .

2.com . More user manuals on ManualsBase. 2. l Then adjust the Freezer Control if needed. Lift bin up. or freezer. Pull bin straight out. use the settings listed in the chart l Wait at least 24 hours between adjustments. To replace door bins: l_ Slide bin in above desired support button. Push down until it stops. Changing the control settings If you need to adjust temperatures in refrigerator l Adjust the Refrigerator Control first. below as a guide. RECOMMENDED CONDITION: REASON: CONTROL SEITINGS: If Refrigerator Door opened often Refrigerator 6 Section is Large amount of food added Freezer D TOO WARM Room temperature too warm If Freezer Door opened often Refrigerator 4 Section is Large amount of food added Freezer A TOO WARM Very cold room temperature (can’t cycle often enough) If Refrigerator Controls not set correctly Refrigerator Section is for your conditions Freezer i TOO COLD If ICE isn’t Heavy ice usage Refrigerator 4 MADE FAST Very cold room temperature Freezer A ENOUGH (can’t cycle often enough) If BOTH Door opened often Refrigerator SECTIONS Large amount of food added Freezer z are TOO WARM Very warm or very cold room temperatures Adjusting the door bins To remove door bins: Support button 1.

Adjusting the bin/shelf glides The bin/shetf glides can be used to secure odd- shaped items or to separate other items. Removing the meat drawer and cover Pull out lo lhe 61op. 3. Slide glide along bin/track. 2. Lower front of shelf to level position. Tilt front of cover up. Tilt shetf up at front until hooks drop into slots. Lift back of shelf. 2. Pull cover straight out. Slide meat drawer out the rest of the way. 2.com . Slide meat drawer out to the stop. lift To remove the meat drawer: the front and pull again. 3. Tilt shetf up at front. 4. 4. Replace cover in reverse order. 2. 1. Lift back of cover. Lift front of meat drawer. 2. Pull shelf straight out. To remove the cover: 1. Remove items from shetf. Glass shelves are strong enough to hold bottles. Adjusting the refrigerator shelves Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. Guide the rear shelf hooks into the slots in the shelf supports on cabinet wall. To replace glass shelves: 1. 4. 3. Replace in reverse order. Grasp glide. 1. 9 More user manuals on ManualsBase. milk and other heavy food items. To remove glass shelves: 1.

Push up glass insert from the bottom. Slide back of glass insert into cover frame. Fit back corner of cover frame into notch cover frame. supports on walls of refrigerator. Adjusting the crisper humidity control You can control the amount of humidity in the moisture-sealed crisper. Removing the crispers and crisper cover To remove the crispers: Pull out lo the stop. l LOW (open) lets moist air out of the crisper for best storage of fruits and vegetables with skins. To replace the cover: 1. Remove metal cover support. and pull again. 2. 10 More user manuals on ManualsBase. Pull cover frame up and out. l The control can be adjusted to any setting between LOW and HIGH. 4. then slide it out with both hands. Slide out the rest of the way. then lower then the back front onto metal cover support. 2. To remove the cover: 1. Replace in reverse order. glass insert Lifi front of 2. 3. Lift the front. l HIGH (closed) keeps moist air in the crisper for best storage of fresh. 4. 3. 3. leafy vegetables. Slide the crisper straight out to the stop. Replace metal cover support on wall supports Remove the in front section of cabinet. Then lower front to level position. Lift front of cover frame. lift the front 1.com .

Hold tray at both ends.com . To remove ice: 1. Pull ice compartment door out from the bottom. To remove the freezer shelf: 1. Lift front of shelf slightly. The moving cold air starts a slow evaporation. 2. Using the ice cube trays If cubes are not used. Slide it to the rear of cabinet. 3. 2. Lift back off supports. the smaller they get. they may shrink. Raising the ice compartment door To raise the door: 1. 2. Replace in reverse order. The longer cubes are stored. 11 More user manuals on ManualsBase. Twist slightly. Removing the freezer shelf (~ET~ODK and 3ET22DK) The upper freezer shelf can be removed for easier cleaning.

Disconnect refrigerator from power supply. Squeeze and pull light shield out. 2. Reach behind the Control Panel to remove bulb. Close refrigerator door. Removing the base g le To remove the grille: Condenser coils l_ Open refrigerator door. Reconnect refrigerator to power supply. Failure to do so could resuft in electrical shock or personal injury. Line up grille support tabs with metal clips. To change freezer light (3ET22DK): 1. Replace with a 25watt appliance bulb. 4. 3. 12 More user manuals on ManualsBase. either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electricity leading to the refrigerator at the main power supply. 3. 5. 2. To change the refrigerator light: 1. Push firmly to snap into place. 2. Do not remove Tech Sheet fastened behind the grille. 6. Reconnect refrigerator to power supply. See cleaning instructions for defrost pan and condenser coils on page I 5. 2.com . Changing the light bulbs Electrical Shock Hazard Before removing a light bulb. Grasp the top and bottom of the light shield. Disconnect refrigerator from power supply. Replace with a 40-watt appliance bulb. 3. 3. 4. NOTE: Not all commercial appliance bulbs will fit your refrigerator. Snap light shield into place. Be sure to replace a bulb with one of the same size and shape. To replace the grille: 1. Pull base grille forward to release the support tabs from the metal clips.

that’s cold enough. Close door as soon as food is removed. and what may be making them. you might be concerned about them. and drinks are as cold as your family likes them. l Go ahead and fill up the refrigerator. If ice cream is firm in the freezer l Clean the condenser coils regularly. It may even seem to run most of the You may hear the refrigerator’s fan motor and time. It also makes a sound when the refrigerator starts. It will run longer than older Slight hum. you want. Clicking or snapping sounds The thermostat makes a definite click when the refrigerator stops running. walls and cabinets can it stops. but don’t overcrowd it so air movement is blocked. Level the and freezer to temperatures colder than they cabinet to be sure of a good seal. furnace. Hard hear gurgling in the tubing for a few minutes after surfaces like the floor. Think about what you need before you open the door. The defrost timer will click when the defrost cycle starts. Your refrigerator has a high-efficiency compres- sor and motor. l It is a waste of electricity to set the refrigerator l Check door gaskets for a tight seal. Understanding the sounds you may hear Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your Water sounds old one didn’t. l Open the door as few times as possible. you may be. organized so you won’t have to search for what radiator or in direct sunlight. Refer to the instruction sheet included with your refrigerator. moving air. Don’t When the refrigerator stops running. You may also hear defrost water running make the sounds seem louder. l Make sure your refrigerator is not next to a heat Get everything out at one time. into the defrost water pan. Most of the new sounds are normal. Reversing the door swing You can change the hinges on your refrigerator so the doors open the other way. 13 More user manuals on ManualsBase. water heater. Saving energy You can help your refrigerator use less electricity. need to be. Because the sounds are new to you. The following describes the kinds of sounds Running sounds that might be new to you. Keep food source such as a range. soft hiss designs.com .

Do not use with mild detergent. soft cloth or paper l Wash with mixture of warm water and (freezer should be towel with baking soda or . (or good auto paste wax) l Wax painted metal surfaces at least twice a year. Do not wax plastic parts. Waxing painted metal surfaces provides rust protection. .. scouring cleansers or flammable fluids..mild detergent. . soft cloth or paper l Wash. . .. or allowed to warm up mild detergent and warm -baking soda (2 tablespoons [26 g] so cloth won’t stick) water to 1 quart [.. This section will tell you how to clean your refrigerator and what to do when going on holiday. . Inside walls Sponge. warm abrasive or harsh cleaners.. bleaches or cleaners containing petroleum on plastic parts. .. following directions. Plastic parts Soft. . cloth or paper towel l Wash outside of cabinet. Door liners and Sponge...com . .. l Wash. .._.95 L] of water). .. . ... .. . See “Important Safety Instructions” on page 3. . . rinse and dry thoroughly.. ... . . 14 More user manuals on ManualsBase.. .. take out all removable the defrost pan and can become hot. PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Removable parts Sponge or cloth with mild l Hand wash. (covers and panels) clean cloth with mild DO NOT USE paper towels. These can scratch or damage material._. . and warm water concentrated detergents. Caring For Your Refrigerator I In This Section Page Page I Cleaning your refrigerator . 15 Your refrigerator is built to give you many years of dependable service. turn the Refrigerator Refrigeration system tubes are located near Control to OFF. . . . .. .. .. . . rinse and dry thoroughly. etc.. pans and clean the refrigerator according to the Remove and install defrost pan carefully. soft cloth. .. ... . . . .. However. . ... moving or during a power outage. . To clean your refrigerator. 16 Holiday and moving care . rinse and dry thoroughly.. (shelves. . . crisper. . ... 14 Power interruptions . window detergent and warm water sprays.. . . .) detergent and warm water Outside Sponge. . . gaskets towel with mild detergent DO NOT USE cleaning waxes. unplug it. l Rinse and dry thoroughly. . . there are a few things you can do to help extend its product life. . Failure to do so could result in oersonal 1 injury. Spills should be wiped up right away. .. . . . Cleaning your refrigerator Both the refrigerator anb freezer sections defrost automatically. .. Apply wax with a clean. water and an appliance wax l Rinse and dry thoroughly. . . But both should be cleaned about once a month to help prevent odors from building Personal Injury Hazard up. . clean sponge or soft. .. .

play near cabinet. Wrap all parts well and tape them together so they don’t shift and rattle. They may become thing back and refer to page 5. dry. (See page 12. Tape rubber or wood blocks to the tops of both doors to prop them open far enough for air Moving to get in. Use up perish- Unplug the refrigerator.) (behind refrigerator mild detergent and l To remove defrost pan. see “Using Your Refrigera- tor” on page 7. l Clean floor. Take out all removable parts. 15 More user manuals on ManualsBase. Clean. or climb inside the refrigerator when the When you get to your new home. lift pan over wire brace on top of motor) warm water (remove tape. To restart refrigerator. Screw in the leveling legs. Vacuum coils when dusty or dirty. Condenser coils Vacuum cleaner with l Remove base grille. l Replace base grille. rinse it well and ables: freeze other items. Coils may attachment need to be cleaned as often as every other month. rinse and dry thoroughly. This will keep odor and mold from Remove all food. Floor under Floor cleaners l Roll refrigerator out only as far as the water refrigerator supply line allows. l Check to see if the refrigerator is level.com . l Replace base grille. Holiday and moving care Long holidays Short holidays Remove all the food if you are going for a month No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be or more. PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Defrost pan Sponge or cloth with l Remove base grille. extended narrow . Unplug the refrigerator and clean it thoroughly. l Replace with notched corner to the rear. l Wash. and tape the electric cord to the Do not allow children to climb on. put every- doors are blocked open. building up. away for less than four weeks. Push it in all the way. tape the doors shut. l Roll refrigerator back into place. l Make sure defrost pan drain tube is pointing into pan. if any). Pack frozen food in dry ice.

17 There is a correct way to package and store refrigerated or frozen food. If service is to be interrupted 24 hours or less. If keep both doors closed.... Storing fresh food Food placed in the refrigerator should be Fruit wrapped or stored in air and moisture proof Wash. ... . Wash in cold water Store without washing in the original carton on and drain. or store in a Leafy vegetables loosely closed paper bag on a refrigerator shelf.. A freezer full of meat will stay cold 1.9 kg) of dry ice in freezer for every cubic foot of freezer space.com . Milk Vegetables with skins Wipe milk cartons. To keep food fresher. check code date to ensure freshness. . .....__.. . filled one. .. Remove store wrapping and trim or tear off QKIS bruised and discolored areas.. . . .. . . Power interruptions If electricity goes off. .. interior shelf.. . Page 16 Storing frozen food Page .. Store in crisper. . peppers) on interior shelf. 24 hours: (a) Remove all frozen food and store in a frozen food locker.. .. .. . If service is to be interrupted longer than or if you feel it is unsafe.. refrozen.. call the power company. place milk (carrots.. . OR (b) Place 2 Ibs. OR (c) If neither a food locker or dry ice is avail- able.. longer.. ._. If the condition of the food is poor 2. . A full freezer will stay cold longer than a partly Ask how long power will be off. For dated they are ready to use. dispose of it. ... . . . . For best storage. longer than a freezer full of baked goods. Wear gloves to protect your hands from dry ice burns. 3. This prevents food odor and taste bags or crisper. . This will help foods food contains ice crystals. Place in plastic bag or plastic con. their store container in a crisper. 16 More user manuals on ManualsBase.. . .. use or can perishable food at once. . it may be safely stay frozen._. tainer and store in crisper._. take the time to study these recommended steps. . This will keep food frozen for 2 to 4 days. Do not wash or hull berries until transfer throughout the refrigerator. . (0. .. . Food Storage Guide I In This Storing fresh Section food .... let dry and store in refrigerator in plastic material. plastic bags or plastic container.. Sort and keep berries in products. . . . . .. although the quality and flavor may be affected.

com . Be careful to l Straight-sided canning/freezing jars leave enough room at the front so the door can .) Leave enough space for .8”C [O”F]). the type of packing or wrap used (air Saran film) and moisture proof) and the storage temperature (which should be -17. Put no more unfrozen food refrigerator and drying of frozen food. Bacon 5 to 7 Cold cuts 3to 5 Leftovers Cover leftovers with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. See the following chart for storage times. Freezing Packaging done in any other way could cause Do not expect your freezer to quick-freeze any food odor and taste transfer throughout the large quantity of food. Rigid plastic containers with tight-fitting lids air to circulate around packages. l Plastic-coated paper Storage times will vary according to the quality l Non-permeable plastic wraps (made from a of the food. semi-permeable wrap Packaging The use of these wrappings could cause food The secret of successful freezing is in the odor. . Waxedcoated freezer wrap l Thin. Bread wrappers home. When storing an extra supply. Follow package or container instructions for proper freezing methods. Most meat can be stored in original wrapping as NOTE: Fresh fish and shellfish should be used long as it is air and moisture proof. Packaging recommended for use: (No more than 2 to 3 pounds of food per cubic foot of freezer space. Chicken 1 to2 wrap in freezer packaging and freeze. Rewrap if the same day as purchased. rewrap tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil. necessary. The way you close and seal the package must not allow air or moisture in or out. Butter or margarine APPROXIMATE TIME Keep opened butter in covered dish or closed TYPE (DAYS)’ compartment. follow the directions for freezing. Heavy-duty aluminum foil close tightly. l Non-polyethylene plastic containers NOTE: For further information about preparing l Containers without tight lids food for freezing or storage times. Variety meats 1 to2 Plastic containers with tight lids can also be used. ‘If meat is to be stored longer than the times Meat given. Storing frozen food The freezer section is designed for storage of Do not use: commercially frozen food and for freezing food at . Ground beef 1 to2 Cheese Steaks and roasts 3 to 5 Store in the original wrapping until you are ready Cured meats 7to10 to use it. taste transfer and drying of frozen food. into the freezer than will freeze within 24 hours. Once opened. contact your l Waxed paper local Cooperative Extension Service or check a freezer guide or cookbook. packaging. 17 More user manuals on ManualsBase.

The bulb is burned out. 18 More user manuals on ManualsBase.com . The lights do A household fuse has blown or Replace household fuse or reset circuit not work circuit breaker tripped. rattling/jingling The sounds are normal.) proper voltage.. A household fuse has blown or Replace household fuse or reset circuit circuit breaker tripped. Clean the coils (See page 15.) The motor The condenser coils are dirty.) This information is needed to respond to your request properly. The pan may even be pan does not overflow. The power supply cord is not Firmly plug power cord into a live circuit plugged into a live circuit with with proper voltage. half full.) proper voltage. New features on your new refrigerator noise make new sounds. down the interior when food is added. (See page 7. your appliance’s complete model and serial numbers and the purchase date. or if the room is too warm. (See page 12. (See page 5. setting. 1. If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. First we outline possible problems. Performance problems often result from little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. frequently. you may still need assistance or service. (See page 2. muggy Make sure the refrigerator is level so the the defrost pan weather. breaker. A large amount of food has The motor will run longer in order to cool been put in at one time.) seems to run It is hot outside or in the room. PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Your refrigerator The power supply cord is not Firmly plug power cord into a live circuit will not operate plugged into a live circuit with with proper voltage. (See “Understanding the sounds you may hear” on page 13.) Unfamiliar There is something on top of or Remove item from on top of or behind sounds or a behind the refrigerator. (See page 5. On hot days. Replace bulb. breaker. Thedoorhasbeenopened Open the door as few times as possible. The Refrigerator Control is not Set Refrigerator Control to a numbered set correctly. their causes and their solutions. Please check the chart below for problems you can fix. Before calling for assistance . the refrigerator. However. too much the motor naturally runs longer.) There is water in This is normal in hot. you will need to provide a complete description of the problem. When calling an authorized WhirlpoolSM service company for help or calling for service. It could save you the cost of a service call..

Contact the dealer from whom you purchased the unit or an authorized WhirlpoolSM service company. because they and may require more running time than your old are made to the same exacting specifications one. temperature of the room. used to build every new Whirlpool appliance. All this means belter refrigeration parts will fit right and work right. setting of controls. Remember: 3. To locale FSP replacement parts in your area. FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Your new refrigeralor may be larger than your Corporation for quality parts. amount of food stored. FSP replacement compartment. 2. number of door openings. It also of quality whenever you need a replacement part has a regular freezer instead of a frozen food for your Whirlpool appliance. If the problem is not due to contact the dealer from whom you purchased the one of the items listed in unit or an authorized WhirlpoolSM service Step 1 . 19 More user manuals on ManualsBase. company. .com .. Look for this symbol old one so it has more space to be cooled.. . etc. If you need FSP@ replace- Motor running time depends on different things: ment parts .

S. Correct the installation of the refrigerator. B. Instruct you how to use the refrigerator. Any food loss due to product failure. Connecting tubing Service must be provided by an authorized WhirlpoolSM service company. Evaporator 3. Service must be provided by an authorized WhirlpoolSM service company. acts of God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. F. This product is designed to be repaired in the home. 3.A . WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR A. a different warranty may apply. For details. C. Drier 5. please contact your authorized Whirlpool distributor or military exchange. single-family household use. flood. Replace house fuses or correct house wiring or plumbing. 2165004 0 1992 Whirlpool Corporalian Q Registered Trademark1 SM Service Mark 01 Whirlpml Corporalion Printed I” U. Pickup and delivery. Repairs when refrigerator is used in other than normal. Outside the United States. 4. From Date of Purchase These parts are: 1. Repairs to pans or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. fire. WHIRLPOOL@ Refrigerator Warranty LENGTH OF WARRANTY WHIRLPOOL WILL PAY FOR FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY FSP@ replacement pans and repair labor to correct defects in From Date of Purchase materials or workmanship. 2. FULL FIVE-YEAR FSP replacement pans and repair labor to correct defects in WARRANTY materials or workmanship in the sealed refrigeration system. Damage to refrigerator caused by accident. Service calls to: 1. misuse. Condenser 4. Compressor 2. D. PART NO. 8-92 WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. E. Replace light bulbs.