Whirlpool EVISOF Specifications

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UPRIGHT
FREEZER
Model EVISOF
lor-freezers.
Ice Makers. Dishwashers.
Built-In Ovens and Surlace Unils. Ranges. Microwave
Ovens, Trash Compaclars,
Room Air Conditioners.
Dehumidifiers.
Aulomallc
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,
defrost it, 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
Juice
Can
Stationary
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Key Eject
lock
Bottom
Trlvet
Plate
Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here...
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When you need service, or call with a question,
have this information ready.
1. Complete
Model and Serial Numbers from the
plate located as shown).
2. Purchase date from sales slip
Copy this information in these spaces. Keep this
book, your warranty and sales slip together
in a
handv alace.
Plebke complete
and mail the Owner Registration Card furnished with this product.
Model
Serial
Number
Number
Purchase
Service
Date
Company
and Telephone
Number
Contents
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SAFETY FIRST.
BEFOREYOUPLUGITIN.~.
Install Properly
Level Freezer
Remove Sales Labels
Clean It.
Plugltln
USING YOUR FREEZER.
Setting the Temperature Control
Adjusting the Temperature Control
Cooling Freezer First
The Power Saving Control
Changing the Light Bulb
Removing the Bottom Trivet
The Key Eject Lock
The Signal Light
Energy Saving Tips
CLEANING YOUR FREEZER.
Cleaning Chart,
FREEZING FOOD IN YOUR FREEZER.
Packaging and Sealing Food
To Wrap Foods
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Storing Frozen Food
VACATION AND MOVING CARE.
Vacations.
Shutting Off and Moving
IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR ASSISTANCE
FREEZER WARRANTY.
REIMBURSEMENT FOR FOOD LOSSES.
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IMPORTANT
Before using your freezer, you are personclly
respon$ble 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
l is connected
only to the right kind of outlet, with the
right electrical
supply and groundrng.
[Refer to
your “ElectrIcal
Requirements
and Grounding
Instructions:‘)
l is used only for jobs expected
of home freezers.
l is not near an 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 exDIosive fumes
is not used by the!
how it shoulA
IS not loade
properly co
Install properly...
Remove sales labels...
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Remove the Consumer Buy Guide label and any
lnslde labels before using the freezer.
To remove any remaining
glue:
1. Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball, then
remove
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 rubbing
alcohol
or flammable
or
toxic solvents, such as acetone,
gasoline,
carbon tetrachloride,
etc. These can damage
the
material.
NOTE: DO NOT REMOVE the Tech Sheet fastened under the freezer at the front.
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3 inches
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Clean it ...
1 Check the strength of the floor. It should hold the
weight of a fully loaded freezer
2. Pick a safe place,
indoors,
away from inflammables
such as gasoline.
3 Allow 3 Inches (7.5 cm) air space on top of freezer
for proper ventllatlon
4. Allow at least an Inch (2 5 cm] between
the
freezer condenser, on the back of the unit. and
the wall
5. Allow % Inch (1 25 cm) on each side of the freezer
for ease of installation
6 If the freezer IS to be against a wall, you might
want to leave extra space on the hinge side so the
door can be opened wider
Plug it in...
3-prong gro
type wall ret
Level freezer...
Retaining
so the door WI/I stay
open at any position
Raise -
Clip
lower
1. Keep the 4 bolts that hold refrigerator in shipping
crate. They are the levelling 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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Clean your freezer before
using it See cleaning
instructions on page 7
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Recommended
grounding
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
serving only this appliance
be provided.
Use a
receptacle
which cannot
be turned off with a
switch or pull chain. Do not use an extenslon
cord.
Attach retaining
clip over power cord plug
from literature package
inside the freezer.
Using your freezer
Setting the temperature control...
To start, turn control to the middle of the dial. This
setting is designed to maintain the temperature
at
or near 0°F (- 17.8 “C] under normal
operating
conditions.
Adjusting the temperature control..
I. Turn control to higher number for colder temperatures
2. Turn to lower number for less cold temperatures.
Cooling freezer first...
I, Allow freezer to cool 6 to 8 hours before filling with
frozen food.
2. Let it cool overnight before adding large amouni
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 roontemperature
and the number of times the freeze1
door is opened
After the cabinet is cooled, the compressor wil
turn ON and OFF as needed to keep the freezer a
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
1 Use the OFF setting when humidity is low
2 Use the ON sethng only if moisture forms on the
outslde of the freezer
Changing the light bulb...
WARNING:
To avold possible shocks, first unplug
freezer or turn off electricity
leadlng
to freezer at the main power supply.
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-w& appliance
bulb.
3. Replace the light shield. Insert the shield tabs in the
slots, then press the shield to snap into place.
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light
Shield
Removing the bottom trivet . ..
To remove:
1. Lift front of trivet out of supports.
2. Pull out.
Lift the Front,
Then Pull Out.
To replace:
1. Position bock of trivet on the rear wall supports
2. Lower front into place.
The key eject lock...
can
help
reduce
the hazard
of child
entrapment
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
If the signal light is not glowing,
immediately
check:
l for power
interruption,
l For on unplugged
power cord,
l for Q burned
out signal light.
To replace
burned out signal light:
1, Unplug power cord from outlet.
2. Open the freezer door.
3. Unplug burned out light and replace with one of
some 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.
Energy saving tips...
You can help your freezer use less electrlclty
Check door gasket and level freezer to assure a
good door seal
l Clean
the condenser COIIS regularly
l Keep door openings
to a mlnlmum Remove several
e items at one time Keep cor;tents organized to ellrnlnate searching
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Follow recommended
procedures
for freezing foods See pages 0 and 9
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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
Do not let frost build up to more than ::: Inch (6 mm]
thick Efficiency IS reduced
Keep Power Saving Control on OFF when humldlty IS
low
Cleaning your freezer
Thusfreezer should be cleaned when frost has built up to about ‘/a inch (6 mm] thickness
Complete defrosting and cleaning should be done at least once a year
In hrgh humtdity areas, a freezer may need more frequent defrosting
To defrost and clean:
1 Turn Temperature Control to OFF
2 Unplug power cord
3 Place a shallow pan on floor under drain hole In
bottom of freezer
4 Take out all food and removable parts
Note: Wrap frozen foods and packages
In several
layers of newspaper and cover with blanket Food ~111
stqy frozen for several hours
5 Place pan of hot water InsIde freezer to speed
melting of frost Keep door open Ice can be removed In large pieces as it melts Direct air from
electric fan Into freezer to speed defrosting
6 Clean
freezer
according
to the followrng
directions
After defrosting:
1 Remove shallow pan from underneath freezer
2 Plug in power cord
3 See dIrections for “Setting the Temperature COI
trol,” page 5
Cleaning chart...
Part
What to use
Removable
(trivet)
parts
Sponge or cloth; mild
detergent and warm
water.
Sponge, cloth or paper
towel, m/Id detergent,
appliance
wax [or good
auto paste wax)
Outside
Waxing
inside
How to clean
wails
painted
metal
Plastic scraper, pans of
hot water, electric fan,
sponge or towel, baking
soda and warm water
Wash with warm water and a mild detergent
Rinse and dry
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Wash with warm water and a mild
detergent Do not use abrasive
or
harsh cleansers.
l Rinse and dry
l Wax painted
metal surfaces at least twice a
year wrth appliance
wax or a good auto
paste wax. Apply wax with a clean, soft cloth
Do not use wax on plastic parts.
surfaces provides
rust protection.
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Use plastic scraper to remove frost
Place pans of hot water In freezer with door open
to speed melting Directrng air from an electric
fan Into freezer will also help
Wash with solution of 2 tablespoons (26 g) baking
soda to 1 quart ( 95 L) warm water
Rinse and dry
DO NOT USE an ice pick, knife of other sharp-pointed
tool or any
type of electric
defroster to defrost freezer. They can cause damage
to the liner and interior parts.
Door liner and gasket
Sponge. soft cloth or
paper towel, mild detergent and warm water
l Wash with mild detergent
* Rinse and dry
and warm water
DO NOT USE cleaning
waxes, concentrated
detergents,
or cleansers
containing
petroleum
on plastic parts.
Condenser
coils
Vacuum cleaner,
using the brush
attachment.
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bleaches
Slide freezer out away from the wall
Clean dust and lint from condenser coils behind
the freezer, every two or 3 months.
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 mav be loaded with frozen food.
When you plan io freeze unfrozen food, see
the following chart for the amount to freeze at
one time.
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POUNDS OF FOOD
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‘These amounts are based on USDA recommend
da?lons If too many packages
of unfrozen food
are packed at one time into the freezer rhe rate
of freezlng
IS too slow Poor quality
products
2. Bring front and back of wrapping
together
and fold in toward food, maklng at least two
one-inch (2 5 cm] folds until food fits tightly
against wrapping
3. Crease ends close to food to eliminate
pockets
air
result
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
4. Press all air from package.
twice
Make sure fold
against end of package
Fold each end over
tight and fasten
with freezer tape
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NOTE: When packaging
meats that have not
been boned, pad sharp edges with extra wrap
or use stockinette to protect against tearing or
puncturing
Use heavy-dub aluminum freezer foil, kraf7 paper with cellophane
bonded to it, special freezer
bags, jars, cartons and freezer sealing tape for
packaging
your food Items You’ll find them at the
supermarket or freezer dealer
Freezer burn can result if food IS not properly
wrapped. When this happens, food dehydrates
and is of poor quality
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...
After food is frozen, stack packages anywhere
in the freezer. Packages should not extend beyond the shelf edge or they may keep the door
from closing and sealing properly
1. Before freezing large quantities of food, turn Temperature Control to highest setting and.let freezer
operate for several hours. After loading
ail food
items, return Temperature
Control to the usual
sefflng.
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2. To speed freezing. lay packages
in a srngle
layer so each rests on the freezing surface of a
shelf Leave space between packages.
3. Add more unfrozen food after first load is
frozen (approximately
18 to 24 hours).
Trivet - Store heavy and bulky packages here
Trivet should be in place at all times for proper
air circulation.
Door storage
- Store packages
shelves behrnd the retaining bar
Juice can shelves
shown
on the door
~ Store juice cans on door as
Vacation and moving care
Vacations...
Shutting off and moving...
Arrange for someone to make regular checks of
your freezer to make sure it is operating and electricity
has not been interrupted.
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 wrth
self-adhesive filament tape.
If you move the freezer:
1. Remove trivet.
2. Do not place objects inside cabinet.
3. Level properly to ensure good door seal.
WARNING:
Do not allow children near the freezer when the
door is blocked
open. They may become
injured or trapped.
To restart freezer, see “Usrng your freezer;’ page
5.
If you need service or assistance,
we suggest you follow these five steps:
1. Before calling for assistance.. . 3. If you need service*
Performance problems of-ten result from little things
you can find and fix yourself without tools of any kind.
If electricity
goes off:
Learn how long power will be off by calling the
power company
l If sewice
is to be interrupted 24 hours or less, keep
freezer closed Most food will stay frozen.
l If sewice
IS to be interrupted longer than 24 hours,
do this:
1. Remove all unfrozen food and store In a frozen
food locker. OR...
2. Place 2 Ibs. (0.9 kg) of dry ice in freezerforevery cu.
ft. of freezer space. This will keep frozen foods for 2
to 4 days. Wear gloves to protect your hands from
dry ice burns.
3. If neither food locker storage or dry Ice is available. use or can perishable food at once
l The length
of time food will stay frozen depends on
several factors. For instance. a full freezer will remain
cold longer than a freezer partially filled. And a
freezer full of meat will 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 questionable,
it IS
wise to dispose of it
If freezer stops running:
Check to see If power cord IS plugged
into the
outlet.
l Check
fuse box or circuit breaker
l Check
electric company for a power failure
l Be sure Temperature
Control IS turned ON
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If compressor
seems to run too long:
Check to see that condenser, located on back of
freezer, is free of dust and lint
l On hot summer days or if room IS hot, compressor
will
run longer to provide the correct amount of cooling.
l If large
amounts of unfrozen food have been put
into the freezer, compressor WIII run longer
l Check
to see that there IS enough air circulation
space above and in back of the freezer
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Whirlpool has a nationwide
network
of
franchised TECH-CARE ’
Service
Companies.
TECH-CARE
service
technicians are trained
to fulfill the product
warranty and provide
after-warranty
service,
anywhere in the United
To locate
States
TECH-CARE service In your area, call our COOL-LINE
service assistance telephone number (see Step 2) or
look in your telephone directory Vellow Pages under
APPLIANCES-HOUSEHOLOMAJOR-SERVICE
6 REPAIR
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES MAJOR-REPAIRING
h PARTS
OR
WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCES
FRANCHISEOTECH-CARESERVICE
WHIRLPOOLAPPLIANCES
FRANCHISEDTECH-CARESERVICE
SERVICE
XYZSERVICECO
123MAPLE
SERVICE
XYZSERVICECO
123 MAPLE
COMPANIES
999.9999
COMPANIES
999-9999
OR
WASHING MACHINES. DRYERS
A IRONERS-SERVICING
WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCES
FRANCHISEDTECH-CARESERVICE
SERVICE
XYZSERVICECO
123MAPLE
COMPANIES
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, MI 49022
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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.:
1-800-253-1301
and talk with one of our trained Consultants. The Consultant can instruct you in how to obtain satisfactory
operation from your appliance
or, if sewice is necesSarv, recommend
a qualified
sewice company
in
your area.
5.
If you need FSP
replacement parts?. .
FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality
whenever you need a replacement
part for your
Whirlpool appliance.
FSP replacement
parts will fit
right and work right, because they are made to the
same exacting specifications used to build every new
Whirlpool appliance.
To locate FSP replacement
parts in your area, refer
to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool COOL-LINE sewice assistance number in Step2,
“If you must call or write, please provide: model
number, serial number, date of purchase, and a complete description of the problem. This information _ is
,.needed in order to better respond to your request ror
assistance.
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WHIRLPOOL” DOMESTIC, UL COMMERCIAL
LISTED AND NSF” FREEZER
WARRANTY
LENGTH OF WARRANTY
1
WHIRLPOOL
FZOOI
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 labor to correct defects
in materials
or workmanship
in the sealed refrigeration
system
These parts are:
1. Compressor
2. Evaporator
3. Condenser
4. Dryer
5. Connec!ing
tubing
WHIRLPOOL
labor
to correct
defects
WILL NOT PAY FOR
A. Service calls to:
I. 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 coveraae
for UL commercial
listed and NSF” freezers used in commercial
aoolications
Llmlted domestlc
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 FOOD LOSS COVERAGE REIMBURSEMENT FOR FOOD LOSSES
During the first year of ownership, the Whirlpool
Freezer warranty
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 /I 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 warraniy
period.
9.9 cuftor
smaller.
up to $ 7500 maximum
payment
10.0cu.ft,t016.0cu.ft.
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uplo$l25.00maximumpayment
16.1 cutLand
larger..
up to $200.00 maximum
payment
The reimbursement
amounts shown are representative
for the contents of typical freezers by size and may
or may not coverthe
actual replacement
costs of the contents of your freezer. They are the maximum amounts,
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.
Whirlpool
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Printed in U.S.A.