Whirlpool AP15030 Use & care guide

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AIR PURIFIER
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts accessories
or service call: 1-800-253-1301
In Canada, call for assistance 1-800-461-5681, for installation
and service, call: 1-800-807-6777
or visit our website at... www.whirlpool.com
or... www.whirlpool.com/canada
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
AIR PURIFIER SAFETY ..................................................................2
Electrical Requirements ...............................................................3
Location Requirements ................................................................3
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE ...........................................................5
In the U.S.A. .................................................................................5
In Canada .....................................................................................5
Replacement Filters......................................................................5
WARRANTY ....................................................................................6
AIR PURIFIER USE.........................................................................3
Starting/Stopping Your Air Purifier ..............................................3
AIR PURIFIER CARE......................................................................4
Cleaning........................................................................................4
Filter Replacement .......................................................................4
TROUBLESHOOTING ....................................................................4
AIR PURIFIER SAFETY
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all
safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or
“WARNING.” These words mean:
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
immediately follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you
what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: To Reduce The Risk Of Fire or Electrical Shock, Do Not Use The Air Purifier With Any Solid-State
Speed Control Device.
WARNING: To Reduce The Risk Of Fire Or Electrical Shock And Injury To Persons, Do Not Use In A Window.
Unplug air purifier before servicing.
READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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Electrical Requirements
AIR PURIFIER USE
WARNING
Starting/Stopping Your Air Purifier
NOTE: Before operating the air purifier, record the date of
installation on the HEPA filter, which should be replaced annually.
The pre-filter should be replaced every 3 months. To remove and
replace either filter, see “Filter Replacement” in the “Air Purifier
Care” section.
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
1
Change
HEPA Filter
4
2
Change
Pre-Filter
5
Do not use an extension cord.
3
Filter
Reset
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death, fire, or electrical shock.
1. Low fan speed
2. Medium fan
speed
Electrical Connection
To properly install your air purifier, you must determine the type of
electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions
provided for it here.
■ The air purifier should be connected to a 115 V, 60 Hz, 15- or
20-ampere fused 3 prong grounded outlet.
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3. High fan speed
4. HEPA filter
indicator light
6
5. Pre-filter indicator
light
6. Filter Reset button
WARNING
The use of a time-delay fuse or time-delay circuit breaker is
recommended.
Location Requirements
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.
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1. 6 in. (15.2 cm) min. clearance
■
You will need a level surface at least 6 in. (15.2 cm) from heat
sources such as ranges or heaters.
■
Do not block the air openings or place the air purifier on a soft
surface such as a bed or sofa.
■
Operate indoors only.
1. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
NOTE: Both filter indicator lights will flash once during a selftest when the air purifier is turned on or after a power
interruption.
2. Turn the fan speed knob to the large fan icon (High), the
middle fan icon (Medium) or the small fan icon (Low) to select
the desired fan speed.
3. Turn the fan speed knob to Off to turn the air purifier off.
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Filter Replacement
AIR PURIFIER CARE
NOTE: The filter indicator lights on top of the air purifier will glow
when it is time to replace either the pre-filter or the HEPA filter.
For the most efficient operation of the air purifier, it is
recommended that you replace the pre-filter every three months
and the HEPA filter every year. See “Replacement Filters” in the
“Assistance or Service” section.
1. Turn the fan speed knob to Off.
2. Unplug air purifier or disconnect power.
3. Place fingers on the front release tabs. Gently push the tabs
in and pull the front grille forward to remove it.
4. Remove and replace the indicated filter. Install the new HEPA
filter in the same direction shown by the arrow located on the
filter frame. Install the new pre-filter by placing it on the tabs.
NOTE: Do not try to wash and reuse either the HEPA filter or
the pre-filter.
Cleaning
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2
3
4
5. Place the bottom tabs on the front grille into the slots in the
base of the air purifier. Push the top of the grille forward until
the grille locks into place.
6. Plug in air purifier or reconnect power.
7. Turn the fan speed knob to the desired fan speed.
8. Press the Filter Reset button to turn off the filter indicator
light(s) and reset the timer.
NOTE: Pressing the Filter Reset button before either of the
filter indicator lights glows will not reset the timer.
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1. Release tabs
2. HEPA filter
3. Bottom slot
4. Pre-filter
5. Front grille
1. Turn the fan speed knob to Off.
2. Unplug air purifier or disconnect power.
3. Place fingers on the front release tabs. Gently push the tabs
in and pull the front grille forward to remove it.
4. Remove both filters and set aside. Do not try to wash and
reuse either the HEPA filter or the pre-filter.
5. Clean the air purifier with a soft, damp cloth.
6. Gently wash the front grille in soapy water.
NOTE: The grille is not dishwasher safe.
TROUBLESHOOTING
First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid
the cost of a service call...
7. Reassemble the filters as shown in the previous illustration.
8. Place the bottom tabs on the front grille into the slots in the
base of the air purifier. Push the top of the grille forward until
the grille locks into place.
9. Plug in air purifier or reconnect power.
10. Turn the fan speed knob to the desired fan speed.
Air purifier will not run
■
Check the following:
Is the air purifier turned on?
Is the power cord plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet?
Has a fuse blown or has the circuit breaker tripped?
Was a regular fuse used? Use a time-delay fuse or time-delay
circuit breaker.
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In Canada
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE
Call the Whirlpool Canada Inc. Customer Interaction Center toll
free: 1-800-461-5681 Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(EST). Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (EST).
Our consultants provide assistance with:
■ Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
Before calling for assistance or service, please check
“Troubleshooting.” It may save you the cost of a service call. If
you still need help, follow the instructions below.
When calling, please know the purchase date and the complete
model and serial number of your appliance. This information will
help us to better respond to your request.
■
Referrals to local dealers.
For service in Canada
In the U.S.A.
Call 1-800-807-6777. Whirlpool Canada Inc. designated service
technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide
after-warranty service, anywhere in Canada.
Call the Whirlpool Customer Interaction Center
toll free: 1-800-253-1301.
Our consultants provide assistance with:
■ Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
For further assistance
If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool Canada
Inc. with any questions or concerns at:
Customer Interaction Center
Whirlpool Canada Inc.
1901 Minnesota Court
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 3A7
■
Installation information.
■
Use and maintenance procedures.
■
Accessory and repair parts sales.
■
Specialized customer assistance (Spanish speaking, hearing
impaired, limited vision, etc.).
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
■
Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors, and
service companies. Whirlpool designated service technicians
are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide afterwarranty service, anywhere in the United States.
Replacement Filters
Replacement filters may be ordered by calling our Customer
Interaction Center at 1-800-253-1301.
In Canada, please call 1-800-807-6777.
You may also visit our website www.whirlpool.com
or www.whirlpool.com/canada.
NOTE: This information is also located on the HEPA filter for your
convenience.
To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your
area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow
Pages.
For further assistance
If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool
Corporation with any questions or concerns at:
Whirlpool Brand Home Appliances
Customer Interaction Center
553 Benson Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
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Air Purifier
Model No.
HEPA Filter
Replacement
Part No.
Pre-filter
Replacement
Part No.
AP15030
AP25030
AP35030
AP45030
1183050 or 1187017
1183051 or 1187018
1183052 or 1187021
1183054 or 1187022
1183062
1183062
1183063
1183063
WHIRLPOOL® AIR PURIFIER WARRANTY
ONE YEAR FULL WARRANTY
For one year from the date of purchase, if this air purifier fails when operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or
furnished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will arrange to deliver an identical or comparable replacement to your door free of
charge and have your “failed” air purifier returned to us. Your replacement unit is covered by our one-year full warranty. This warranty
DOES NOT cover the replacement HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter or pre-filter.
If you reside in Canada and your Whirlpool® air purifier should fail within the first year of ownership, call 1-800-461-5681 for
details on obtaining a replacement unit.
If you reside in the United States and your Whirlpool® air purifier should fail within the first year of ownership:
1. Call our Customer Interaction Center at 1-800-253-1301 (toll-free), 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday or 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
Saturday (EST).
2. Give the consultant your complete shipping address (no P.O. Box numbers).
3. Give the consultant your complete model and serial numbers.
4. Whirlpool Corporation will arrange to deliver a replacement air purifier and have your “failed” air purifier returned to us.
5. When you receive your replacement air purifier, use the carton and packing materials to repack your “failed” air purifier. Inside the
carton, include your name and address on a piece of paper along with a copy of the proof of purchase (register receipt, credit card,
charge slip, etc.).
6. The consultant will also identify the designated service center nearest your location.
QUIET 30-DAY MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE
For 30 days from the date of purchase, if you are not completely satisfied that your new Whirlpool® Air Purifier is quieter than your
previous high-efficiency air purifier, Whirlpool Corporation will take it back and refund the full purchase price to you. (Finance charges
are not included.) Contact the Whirlpool Customer Interaction Center toll-free at 1-800-253-1301 for money-back guarantee
procedures. In Canada, call 1-800-461-5681.
Whirlpool Corporation will not pay for:
1. Service calls to instruct you how to use your air purifier, to replace house fuses or correct house wiring or reset circuit breakers, or
to replace owner accessible air filters.
2. Replacement when your air purifier is used in other than normal, single-family household use.
3. Damage resulting from accident, alteration, misuse, abuse, fire, floods, acts of God, improper installation (including, but not limited
to, venting with plastic or flexible foil), installation not in accordance with local electrical and plumbing codes, or use of products not
approved by Whirlpool Corporation or Whirlpool Canada Inc.
4. Replacement parts, repair labor costs and/or replacement of a “failed” air purifier for units operated outside the United States and
Canada.
5. Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance.
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION AND WHIRLPOOL CANADA INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES.
Some states or provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation
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 50 United States and Canada, this warranty does not apply. Contact your authorized Whirlpool dealer to determine
if another warranty applies.
If you need service, first see “Troubleshooting.” Additional help can be found by checking “Assistance or Service,” or by calling our
Customer Interaction Center at 1-800-253-1301, from anywhere in the U.S.A. or write: Whirlpool Corporation, Customer Interaction
Center, 553 Benson Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777.
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Keep this book and your sales slip together for future
reference. You must provide proof of purchase or installation
date for in-warranty service.
Write down the following information about your air purifier to
better help you obtain assistance or service if you ever need it.
You will need to know your complete model number and serial
number.
Dealer name____________________________________________________
Address ________________________________________________________
Phone number __________________________________________________
Model number __________________________________________________
Serial number __________________________________________________
Purchase date __________________________________________________
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