Whirlpool EV150N Specifications

NO-FROST
UPRIGHT
FREEZER
Model EV150N
~)vFreeze~s, Ice Makers, Dishwashers.
Built-In Ovens and Suriace Units. Ranges. Microwave
Ovens. Trash Compaclon.
Room Air Candilionerr,
Dehumidiliers,
Aulamallc
Washers. Clothes Dryers, Freeze
Please read this
Use and Care Guide
before you do anything else...
This booklet tells you how to start your freezer,
clean it and adjust controls.
Treat your new freezer with care. Use it only to
do what home freezers are designed
to do.
Parts and features
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Light
Model
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24osltlon
lop Shelt
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Juice Can
Shelves
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Statlonary
Door
Shelves
and
Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here...
When you need service, or call with a questlon,
have this information ready:
1. Complete
Model and Serial Numbers from the
plate located as shown]
2. Purchase date from sales slop.
Copy this information in these spaces. Keep this
book, your warranty and sales slip together
In a
handy place
Please
complete
and mail the Owner
tration
Card
furnished
with this product.
2
Model Number
Seriol Number
Purchase Date
Regis-
Service Company
and Telephone
Number
Contents
Page
The Signal Light.
Optional Automatic
Energy Saving Tips
BEFOREYOUPLUGITIN..
Install Properly
Level Freezer
Remove Sales Labels
Cleanly............................
Plugltln
Ice Maker
CLEANING YOUR FREEZER
Cleaning
Chat-t.
FREEZINGFOOD IN YOUR FREEZER.
Packaging and Sealing Food
To Wrap Foods
Loading
Storing Frozen Food
USING YOUR FREEZER
Setting the Temperature Control
Adjusting the Temperature Control
Cooling Freezer First
The Power Saving Control
Removing and Adjusting Freezer Shelf
Adjusting the Freezer Shelves.
Changing the Light Bulb
Removing the Bottom Trivet
The Key Eject Lock
VACATION AND MOVING CARE
Vocations.
Shutting Off and Moving
IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR ASSISTANCE
FREEZERWARRANTY
REIMBURSEMENTFOR FOOD LOSSES
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Corporation
Before you plug it in
IMPORTANT
Before using your freezer, you ore personally
responsible for making sure that it...
l IS installed
and levelled on a floor that will hold the
weight, and in an area suitable for its size and use
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only to the right kind of outlet, with the
right electrical
supply and grounding.
[Refer to
your “Electrical
Requirements
and Grounding
Instructions.“)
l is used only for jobs expected
of home freezers.
l is not near on oven,
radiator or other heat source
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IS properly maintained.
is out of the weather.
is used In an area where the room temperature
will not exceed 110°F (43.3”C).
is not run where there ore explosive fumes.
is not used by those who may not understand
how it should be used.
is not loaded with food before it has time to get
properly cold.
Install properly...
Remove sales labels...
Remove
the Consumer
Buy Guide
label
and any
lnslde labels before using the freezer.
To remove any remalnlng glue:
1. Rub briskly
remove
with thumb
to make
a ball,
then
OR
2. Soak area with dishwashing detergent solution (1
teaspoon detergent
in 1 quart warm water) before removing glue as described
in step 1.
DO NOT USE rubblng alcohol or flammable or
toxic solvents, such as acetone, gasoline, carbon tetrachlorlde,
etc. These can damage the
surface flnlsh.
NOTE: DO NOT REMOVE the Tech Sheet fastened under the freezer at the front.
Clean it ...
I. Check the strength of the floor. It should hold the
weight of a fully loaded freezer.
2. Pick a safe place, indoors, away
flammables
such as gasoline.
Clean your freezer before
usrng it. See cleaning
instructrons on page 7.
from in-
3. Allow 3 Inches (7.5 cm) air space on top of freezer
for proper ventilation.
4. Allow at least an inch (2 5 cm] between
the
freezer condenser, on the back of the unit, and
the wall.
5 Allow l/2 Inch (1.25 cm] on each side of the freezer
for ease of installation
6. If the freezer is to be in a corner, you might want to
leave extra space on the hinge side so the door
can be opened wider
Plug it in...
3-prong
Retaining
Level freezer...
grounding
Clip
so the door will stay open at any position.
Levelling
Leg
1
Power Plug
oyer
1. Keep the 4 bolts that hold refrigerator in shipping
crate. They are the levelliny legs.
2. Screw these bolts all the way into bolt holes at the
bottom corners of refrigerator
Move refrigerator
into place.
3. Adjust each leg until the refrigerator won’t rock.
4. Adjust front legs to level the refrigerator
- To raise corners, turn legs in direction shown,
- To lower corners, turn legs in direction shown.
5. Check with level.
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grounding
Recommended
Grounding
plug
Method
A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15 or 20 ampere fused
and properly
grounded
electrical
supply is required. It is recommended
that a separate
circuit
Use a
serving only this appliance
be provided.
receptacle
which cannot be turned off wlth a
switch or pull chain. Do not use an extenslon
cord.
Attach
retaining
clip
from literature package
over power cord
inside the freezer.
plug
Using your freezer
Setting the temperature control...
To start, turn control to the middle of the dial This
setting is designed to malntaln the temperature
at
or near 0°F [ ~ 17.8 “C] under normal
operattng
conditions.
Adjusting the temperature control...
1 Turn control to higher number for colder temperatures
2 Turn to lower number for less cold temperatures.
Cooling freezer first...
I. Allow freezerto
cool 6 to 8 hours before filling with
frozen food.
2. Let it cool overnight before adding large amount
of unfrozen food.
Note: When freezer IS first started, the compressor
will run constantly
until the cabinet is cooled. It may
take up to 6 to 8 hours or longer, depending
on room
temperature
and the number of times the freezer
door is opened
After the cabinet
is cooled, the compressor WI/I
turn ON and OFF as needed to keep the freezer at
the proper temperature
The Power Saving Control...
operates electric heaters. These heaters help prevent moisture from forming on the outside of the
freezer when humidity is high.
I, Use the OFF setting to save energy when humidity is
low.
2. Use the ON setting only if moisture forms on the outside of the freezer.
Removing and adjusting the top
freezer shelf...
To remove shelf:
1. Lift front, then back off supports.
in reverse order.
2. Replace
To adjust shelf:
1 Remove shelf.
2. Remove supports by sliding upwards
3. Replace supports on desired level
4. Replace shelf.
Adjusting the freezer shelves...
To remove shelf:
I. Remove food from shelf.
2 Slide shelf straight out to stop.
3 Lift front
4. Slide the rest of the way out
To replace
shelf:
I, Fit bock of shelf on top of gud es with wire
bottom of guides
2. Lift front, then slide shelf until It clears tt
stops
Changing the light bulb...
light
WARNING: To avold possible shocks, first unplug
freezer or turn off electrlclty leadlng
to freezer at the maln power supply.
Shield
I. Remove the light shield from the side of the control
panel. Depress the back of the shield to release the
tabs, then pull away.
2. Replace bulb with a 40-watt appliance
bulb.
3. Replace the light shield. Insert the shield tabs in the
slots, then press the shield to snap into place.
4. Plug in power cord or switch on electricity
Removing the bottom trivet ...
To remove:
1 Lift front of trivet out of supports
2 Pull out
To replace:
1 Position bock of trivet on the rear wall supports
2 Lower front into place
Lift the Front,
Then Pull Out.
The key eject lock...
can
help
entrapment
reduce
the
hazard
of
child
To lock or unlock the freezer you must hold the
key in the lock while turning. The lock is spring
loaded so the key cannot be left in the lock.
If the key is lost, contact
your WHIRLPOOL
dealer for a replacement.
Always give the complete model and serial number of your freezer
when requesting
a replacement
key.
The signal light...
automatically
warns of any unexpected
power failure.
-Signal
Light
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To replace
If the signal light is not glowing, immediately
0 for power interruption,
l for an unplugged
power cord,
l for a burned
out signal light.
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cl ieck:
burned out slgnal light:
I. Unplug power cord from outlet.
2. Open the freezer door
3. Unplug burned out light and replace with one of
same wattage and size. Signal light can be
ordered from your WHIRLPOOL dealer,
Part No. 1103680
4. Close freezer door and plug power cord into outlet.
Optional automatic ice maker.. .
If you hove the automatic ice maker accessory or
plan to odd one later [Port No. ECKMF-83 and wiring
harness 1103831), there ore a few things you will need
to know:
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The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm.
Down ..for making ice automatically;
Up...to shut off the ice maker.
Shake the bin occasionally
to keep cubes separated, and to obtain increased storage capacity.
On
Raise Signal
Arm to Stop Ice Maker.
Arm to Start It.
It is normal for ice crescents to be attached
by a
corner. They will break apart easily.
a Ycu will hear water funning when ice maker is
working. You’ll hear ice fall into the bin. Don’t let
these sounds bother you.
l The ice maker
will not operate until the freezer is
cold enough to make ice. This con take overnight.
l Because
of new plumbing
connections,
the first
ice may bB discolored o( off-flavor&.
Discord the
first few botches of ice.
l If you remove
the ice bin, raise the signal arm to
shut off the ice maker. When you return the bin,
push it all the way in and lower the arm to the ON
position.
l If cubes
ore stored too long, they may developan
off-flavor., .like stole water. Throw them away. They
will be replaced.
Cubes in the Ice bin con also
become smaller by evaporation
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water supply should not be softened water.The chemicals could damage the ice
maker molds.
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Energy saving tips...
You con help your freezer use less electricity
Check door gasket and level freezer to assure o
good door seal.
l Clean
the condenser coils regularly.
l Keep door openings
to a minimum. Remove several
items at one time. Keep contents organized to eliminote searching.
l Fill to capacity
Follow recommended
procedures
for freezing foods. See pages 9 and IO.
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Set Temperature Control to provide temperatures
around 0°F ( - 17.8”C). There is no need to store foods
below 0°F.
Keep door locked to ensure door closure.
Keep Power Saving Control on OFF when humidity is
low.
Cleaning your freezer
This freezer is a No-Frost model and defrosts automatically
cleaning, however, should be done at least once a year
Complete
To clean:
After Cleaning:
I. Turn Temperature Control to OFF
2. Unplug power cord.
3 Take out all food
I. Replace shelves and trivet.
2. Plug in power cord.
3. See directions for “Setting the Temperature
trol:’ page 5.
Note: Wrap frozen foods and packages
In several
layers of newspaper and cover with a blanket. Food
will stay frozen for several hours.
4. Remove shelves and trivet.
5. Clean
freezer
according
directions.
to the
following
WARNING: When moving the freezer, wipe up
any water that may have spilled
from the defrost pan. Spilled water
can cause slipping and Injury.
Con-
Cleaning chart...
How to clean
Part
What to use
Removable parts
(shelves, trlvet, etc.)
Sponge or cloth: mild
detergent and warm
water.
Outside
Sponge, cloth or paper
towel; mild detergent,
appliance
wax (or good
auto paste wax).
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Wash with warm water and a mild detergent
Rinse and dry
Wash with warm water and a mild detergent Do not use abrasive or harsh
cleansers.
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Rinse and dry
Wax painted metal surfaces at least
twice a year with appliance
wax or a
good auto paste wax. Apply wax with
a clean, soft cloth. Do not use wax
on plasftc parts.
Waxfng painted
Inside walls
(Freezer should be
allowed to warm
up so cloth won’t stick.)
metal surfaces provides
Sponge, soft cloth or
paper towel; baking
soda, warm water,
mild detergent
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rust protectlon.
Wash wrth warm water and mtld detergent;
(26 g) bakrng
soda to 1 quart (.95 L) warm water
Rinse and dry
OR wrth solution of 2 tablespoons
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DO NOT USEcleaning waxes, concentrated
detergents, bleaches
or cleansers containing petroleum on plastic because they may
damage these parts.
Door liner and gasket
Sponge, soft cloth or
paper towel, mild detergent and warm water
l Wash with warm water and mild detergent
* Rtnse and dry
DO NOT USE cleaning waxes, concentrated
detergents, bleaches
or cleansers containing petroleum on plastic because they may
damage these parts.
Defrost pan (behind
freezer on top of
compressor)
Sponge, soft cloth or
paper towel; mild detergent and warm water.
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Slide freezer out away from wall.
Wash defrost pan with warm water and mild
detergent. Do not remove defrost pan to
clean.
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Condenser
coils
Use vacuum cleaner
with brush attachment.
WARNING: Watch out
for sharp wire ends at
top of condenser
coils. They can cause
injury or damage
brush.
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Rinse and dry
Make sure defrost drain tube points Into pan.
Slide freezer back Into place.
Slide freezer out away from the wall.
Clean dust and lint from condenser coils behind
the freezer at least every other month.
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Freezing food in your freezer
To wrap foods...
1. Cut sheet of wrapping
material about onethird longer than distance around food to be
wrapped
Place wrapping
sheet on flat surface with food In center of sheet.
When freezer has cooled to a safe storage
temperature. It may be loaded with frozen food.
When you plan to freeze unfrozen food, see
the following chart for the amount to freeze at
one time.
‘These amounts ore based on USDA recommendatlons If too many packages
of unfrozen food
ore pocked at one time into the freezer, the rote
of freezing IStoo slow Poor quality products result
2. Bring front and bock of wrapping
together
and fold In toward food, making at least two
one-inch (2.5 cm] folds until food fits tightly
against wrapptng.
3. Crease
ends close to food to elimtnate
air
Packaging and sealing food...
Airtight packaging
is important
In freezing
foods. Containers
and wrappings
should be
moisture and vapor-proof and packages should
be sealed carefully to keep moisture in and air
out.
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Freezer burn con result if food is not properly
wrapped. When this happens, food dehydrates
and is of poor quality
4. Press all air from package. Fold each end over
twice. Make sure fold is tight and fasten
against end of package
wtth freezer tape.
NOTE: When packaging
meats that hove not
been boned, pod sharp edges with extra wrap
or use stockinette to protect against tearing or
puncturing.
Use heavy-duty aluminum freezer foil, kraft paper with cellophane
bonded to it, special freezer
bogs, Jars. cartons and freezer sealing tape for
packaging
your food items. You’ll find them at the
supermarket or freezer dealer.
See booklet, “How to Preserve Foods the
Modern Way with Your WHIRLPOOL Freezer,”
for complete information and tips on home
freezing.
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Storing frozen food...
Afler food is frozen, stock packages anywhere
in the freezer Packages should not extend beyond the shelf edge or they may keep the door
from closina and sealina properlv.
1. Before freezing large quantities
of food, turn Temperature Control to highest setting and let freezer
operate for sever01 hours. After loadlng all food
items, return Temperature
Control to the usual
Trivet - Store heavy and bulky packages
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Trivet should be in place
proper air circulation.
at all times
2. To speed freezing, lay packages
in Q single layer
so each rests on the surface of a shelf. Leave space
between packages.
3. Add more unfrozen food after first load is
frozen (approximately
18 to 24 hours).
Door storage ~ S!ore packages
shelves behind the retaning bar
here.
for
on the door
Juice can shelves - Store juice cons on door as
shown
Vacation and moving care
Vacations...
Arrange for someone to make regular checks of
your freezer to make sure it is operating and electricity
has not been interrupted.
Shutting off and moving...
If freezer is shut off for more than 24 hours:
1. Remove and store all food.
2. Unplug freezer.
3. Clean thoroughly. See “Cleaning
your freezer,”
page 7.
4. Block door open for air circulation.
Turn lock to
locked position with door open, Place blocks between door and cabinet and tape in place with
self-adhesive filament tape
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If you move the freezer:
1. Remove shelves and trivet.
2. Tape doors shut.
3. Do not place objects inside cabinet.
4. Level properly
to ensure good door seal.
WARNING:
Do not allow children near the freezer when the
door is blocked open. They may become lnjured or trapped.
When moving the freezer, clean up any water
that may have spilled from the defrost pan.
Spilled water can cause sllpping and Injury.
To restart freezer, see “Using your freezer;’ page
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If you need service or assistance,
we suggest you follow these five steps:
1. Before calling for assistance... 3. If you need service*...
Whirlpool has a nationwide
network
of
franchised TECH-CARE p
If electricity goes off:
Service
Companies
Learn how long power will be off by calling the
TECH-CARE
service
power company
technicians ore trained
to fulfill the product
l If sewice
is to be Interrupted 24 hours or less, keep
warranty and provide
freezer closed Most food will stay frozen
after-warranty
service,
l If service
IS to be interrupted
longer than 24 hours,
FRANCHISED
SERVICE
anywhere
in
the
United
do this.
locate
States.
To
1. Remove all unfrozen food and store In a frozen
TECH-CARE sewice In your area, call our COOL-LINE
food locker OR...
sewice assistance telephone number [see Step 2) or
2. Place 2 Ibs. (0.9 kg] of dry ice in freezer for every cu. look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages under
ft. of freezer space. This will keep frozen foods for 2
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- HOUSEHOLDto 4 days. Wear gloves to protect your hands from
MAJOR - REPAIRING
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MAJOR -SERVICE
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OR
dry ice burns.
Performance problems often result from little things
you con find and fix you!self without tools of any kind
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3. If neither food locker storage or dry Ice IS OKIable. use or con perishable food at once.
The length of time food will stay frozen depends on
several factors. For instance a full freezer will reman
cold longer than a freezer partially filled And a
freezer full of meat WIII stay cold longer than a
freezer filled with baked goods Also. if the food still
contains ice crystals, It may be safely refrozen, although the quality and flavor may be affected Use
this food as soon as convenient. If the condition of
the food IS poor or is in any way questlonable,
it IS
wise to dispose of It.
If freezer stops running:
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Check to see if power cord is plugged
into the
outlet.
Check fuse box or circuit breaker
Check electric company for a power failure
Be sure Temperature Control is turned ON.
If compressor
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999~9999
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WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCES
FRANCHISED TECH-CARE SERVICE
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2. If you need assistance?..
Call Whirlpool
COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone
number. Dial free from anywhere in the U.S.:
l-800-253-1301
and talk with one of our trained Consultants, The Consultant con instruct you in how to obtain satisfactory
operation from your appliance
or, if service is necessary, recommend
o qualified
service company
in
your area.
999~9999
4. If you have a problem?..
Call our COOL-LINE service assistance telephone
number [see Step 2) and talk with one of our Consultants, or if you prefer, write to:
Mr. Robert Stanley
Division Vice President
Whirlpool Corporation
2000 M-63
Benton Harbor, Ml 49022
seems to run too long:
Check to see that condenser, located on bock of
freezer, is free of dust and lint
On hot summer days or if room IShot. compressor will
run longer to provide the correct amount of cooling
If large amounts of unfrozen food hove been put
into the freezer, compressor will run longer
Check to see that there IS enough air circulation
space above and in bock of the freezer
(‘0.MPA:4.~lES
5.
If you need FSP”
replacement parts%.
FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporotion for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality
whenever you need a replacement
port for your
Whirlpool appliance.
FSP replacement
ports will fit
right and work right, because they ore mode to the
some exacting specifications used to build every new
Whirlpool appliance.
To locate FSP replacement
ports in your area, refer
to Step 3 above or toll the Whirlpool COOL-LINE serv.
ice assistance number in Step 2.
*If you must toll or write, please provide: model
number, serial number, dote of purchase, and CIcomplete description of the problem. This information is
needed in order to better respond to your request for
assistance.
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WHIRLPOOL” DOMESTIC, UL COMMERCIAL
LISTED AND NSF” FREEZER
WARRANTY
LENGTH OF WARRANTY
WHIRLPOOL
WILL PAY FOR
FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY
From Date of Purchase
FSP@replacement
parts and repair
in materials
or workmanship.
FULL FIVE YEAR WARRANTY
From Date of Purchase
FSP@replacement
parts and repair laborto
correct defects
in materials
or workmanship
in the sealed refrigeration
system.
These parts are:
1. Compressor
2. Evaporator
3. Condenser
4. Dryer
5. Connecting
tubing
WHIRLPOOL
laborto
correct
defects
WILL NOT PAY FOR
A. Service calls to:
1. Correct the installation
of the freezer.
2. Instruct you how to use the freezer.
3. Replace house fuses or correct house wiring or plumbing.
4. Replace
light bulbs or batteries.
B. Pick up and delivery. This product is designed
to be repaired
in the home or commercial
establishment.
C. Damage to freezer caused by accident,
misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of
products not approved
by Whirlpool.
D. Food loss coverage
for UL commercial
listed and NSF@freezers used in commercial
applications.
Llmlfed domesflc
food loss coverage.
See below for details on limited domestic food loss protection
plan.
Service under the full warranties
must be provided
by a franchised
TECH-CARE@ service company.
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states
do not allow the exclusion
or limitation of incidental
or consequential
damages
so this limitation or exclusion
may not apply to you. This warranty
gives you specific
legal rights, and you may also have other rights which
vary from state to state.
Outside the United States, a different warranty
may apply. For details, please contact your authorized
Whirlpool
distributor
or military exchange.
LIMITED DOMESTIC K)OD LOSS COVERAGE REIMBURSEMENT FOR FOOD LOSSES
During the first year of ownership,
the Whirlpool
Freezer warrantv
provides reimbursement
as outlined below for
food actually
spoiled while stored in the freezer as a result of defects in materials or workmanship.
During the second through fifth years of ownership,
reimbursement
will be made as outlined below for food
actually
spoiled while stored in the freezer as a result of a FAILURE OF THE SEALED REFRIGERATION SYSTEM.
Food spoilage
losses must be verified by Whirlpool
or a Whirlpool
Franchised
TECH-CARE@ service company.
Reimbursement
of loss will be based on domestic
use and freezer size up to the total cumulative
amount shown
for the 5 year warranty
period.
9.9 cu. ft. or smaller.
up to
75.00 maximum payment
10.0cu.fl.tot6.0cu.ft.
..._........................._...,,,,_,__,,.,._
upto s 125.00maximumpayment
up to $200.00 maximum payment
16.1 tuft. and larger.
The reimbursement
amounts shown are representative
for the contents of typical freezers by size and may
or may not cover the actual replacement
costs of the contents of your freezer. They are the maximum CmOUntS,
however, that will be paid and they are cumulative
for the five year warranty
period.
Sorry, but Whirlpool
is not responsible
for food losses caused by natural spoilage,
misuse or negligent
care
of the freezer, or by accidental
or intentional
disconnecting
of the electric
power cord, power interruption,
inadequate
power, fire damage,
water damage,
theft, or riots, strikes, war or acts of God.
TF&wol
Home
Part No. 1104188 Rev. A
01987 Whirlpool
Corporation
A /Appliances
Printed
in U.S.A.
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