Whirlpool EH150F Specifications

Models EH150F
EH180F
EH230F
EH270F
Freezers. Aefrlgeralor-Freezers
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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
Key Eject
I Lock
Defrost Water Drain
and Drain Cover
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Contents
Page
SAFETY FIRST
BEFORE YOU PLUG IT IN
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Cleanrng
Install Properly
Level Chest Freezer
Remove
.)ales Labels
Install Defrost Drain Cover
Ct,sanlt
Plug It In
USING YOUR FREEZER
CLEANING
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Chart
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FREEZING FOOD IN i&JR’idiiiik
Packaging
and Sealing
To Wrap Foods
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Storing Frozen Food
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Food
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Shuthng Off and
Setting the Temperature
Control
Adjusting
the Temperature
Control
Coolrng
Ffeezer First
The Slidrng Basket
The Key Eject Lock
The Signal Light
Energy Savrng TIPS
Pane
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YOUR FREEZER
Before Calling for Assrstance
If You Need Assistance
If You Need Service
If You Have a Problem
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Corporatron
Before you plug it in
IMPORTANT
Before
sponsible
using vour
for making
freezer, you are
sure that It
personally
re
IS Installed
ant levelled
on a floorthat
WIII hold the
weight, and rr an area suitable
for Its size and use
IS connected
only to the right kind of outlet, with the
right electrical
supply
and grounding
[Refer to
your “Electrical
Requirements
and Grounding
lnstructrons”)
IS
used
only for jobs expected
IS not near
an
lven,
radrator
of home
or other
freezers
heat
l
IS
l
IS
properly
marntatned
out of the weather
9 IS used in an area where the room
will
not exceed
110 F (43 3 C)
l IS not run where
there are explosive
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IS not used by those who
how It should be used
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,s not loaded
wrtri food
properly
cold
may
before
temperature
fumes
not understand
It has time to get
source
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Install
properly...
Install defrost drain coveG..
Ikl
Allow
room
to open
1 Remove cover
2 Check drawing
3. Install cover
from literature
package
on front cover for placement
lid
2 inches
Clean it . ..
at back
Clean
your freezer
using It See cleaning
instructions
on page
1 Check
weight
the strength of the floor
of a fully loaded
freezer
2 Pick a safe
flammables
It should
hold
the
away
from
in-
place,
indoors,
such as gasoline.
at least 3 Inches (7.5 cm] air space on all
sides of freezer and 2 inches (5 cm) at back. Leave
room at top for lid to open all the way
4 It should not be necessary
to remove the lid during
Installation.
If, for any reason, the hinges need adJustment, see your authorized
WHIRLPOOL dealer.
before
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3 Allow
5 Do not cover the freezer with items
blankets,
sheets, tablecloths,
etc.
such
as
Plug it in...
3-prong grounding
type wall receptacle
Retaining
n
Clip
Level chest freezer.. .
from end to end and front to back
seal properly.
Check
so that the IId WIII
with level
Freezer /
Power Plug
grounding
Recommended
Remove sales labels...
Remove
the Consumer
Buy Guide
label
and
any
inside labels before using the freezer
To remove any remaining
glue:
1 Rub brtskly
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 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
tened under the freezer at the front.
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fas-
Grounding
plug
Method
A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only15 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 extension
cord.
Attach retaining
clip over power cord plug
from literature package
inside the freezer.
Using your freezer
Setting the temperature
control...
Adjusting
1 Insert a coin In the slot of the Temperature
Control to
turn it.
2 Turn control to Number 3 This setting IS designed
to
maintain
the temperature
at or near O’F ( 17.8 C)
under normal operating
condrtions
1 Turn control
atures
2 Turn to lower
the temperature
to higher
number
number
control...
for colder
for less cold
temper-
temperatures.
Cooling freezer first...
1 Allow
freezer
frozen
to cool
6 to 8 hours before
filling
with
food.
2 Let It cool overnight
of unfrozen
food.
before
addlng
large
amount
NOTE: When freezer
IS first started the compressor
will
run constantly
until the cabinet
is cooled.
It may take
up fo 6 to 8 hours or longer, depending
on room temperature
and the number
of times the freezer lid is
opened.
After the cabinet
IS cooled
the compressor
wtll turn
on and off as needed
to keep freezer
at proper
temperature
The sliding basket...
Can be moved from side to side or removed
loadrng
or unloading
food below it
when
To remove:
Loft basket
out
To replace:
Lower
basket
intc place
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, conract
your WHIRLPOOL
dealer for a replacement
Always grve the com-
plete model and serial number
when requesting
a replacement
of your freezer
key.
The signal light...
automatically
warns
of any unexpected
failure.
If the signal light IS not glowing,
rmmedrately
l for power
Interruptron,
l for an unplugged
power cord,
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out signal lrght
power
check
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To replace:
1. Unplug power cord from outlet
2 Carefully
snap out light cover and assembly with a
screwdriver
by inserting It under the end of metal
edge of the light. Be careful
not to chip finish on
freezer.
3 Unplug burned out signal light and replace
with a
new one. Signal light can be ordered
from your
WHIRLPOOL dealer.
4. Then, snap light assembly
into place
5 Plug power cord into outlet.
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Energy Saving Tips...
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FIII to capacity.
Follow recommended
procedures
for freezing
foods.
Set Temperature
Control
to provide
temperatures
around 0°F ( ~ 17.8”C) There is no need to store foods
below 0°F
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Check
lid gasket
and level cabinet
to ensure a
good
lid seal Keeping
freezer locked
ensures lid
closure.
Keep lid openings
to a mrnrmum. Remove
several
items at one time. Keep contents organrzed
to elrminate searching
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Do not let frost build
(6 mm) thick.
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up to more than
Y4 inch
Cleaning your freezer
Thus freezer should be cleaned
when frost has built up to about 1~ inch (6 mm] thickness
Complete
defrostrng
and cleaning
should be done at least once a year.
In high humidity areas, a freezer may need more frequent
defrosting
To defrost
and clean:
I, Turn Temperature
Control to OFF
2. Unplug freezer
3. Take out all frozen food and sliding
basket
Note:
Wrap frozen foods and packages
in several
layers of newspaper
and cover with a blanket.
Food
WIII stay frozen several hours
4. Remove drain cover by pulling out
5. Insert hose adapter
provided
into drain outlet.
6 Remove
rubber
stopper
from inside bottom
of
freezer
7 Place a pan under the drain, or attach Q hose to the
threaded
end of the adapter
and direct water Into
a separate
drain
8. Clean
freezer
according
to the following
directions
After defrosting:
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2.
3.
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Remove hose adapter
Replace
drain cover and rubber stopper
Plug in freezer.
See dtrections
for “Setting the Temperature
trol:’ page 5.
Con
Cleaning chart...
Part
Removable
(baskets)
parts
What to use
How to clean
Sponge or cloth, mild
detergent
and warm
water.
9 Wash with warm
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dry
cleansers.
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Waxing
Inside
walls
painted
metal
Plastic scraper, pans of
hot water, electric
fan,
sponge or towel, baking
soda and warm water
and a mild detergent
9 Wash with warm water and a mild detergent
Do not use abrasive
or harsh
Sponge, cloth or paper
towel, mild detergent,
appliance
wax [or gooa
auto paste waxj
Outside
water
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 plastic parts.
surfaces provides
rust protection.
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Use plastic scraper to remove frost
Place pans of hot water in freezer with lid open
to speed melting
Directing
air from an electric
fan into freezer will also help.
Remove defrost water with towel or sponge.
Wash with solution of 2 tablespoons
(26 g]
baktng 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.
Lid gasket
Sponge, soft cloth or
paper towel, mild deters
gent and warm water
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Wash with mild detergent
Rinse and dry
and warm
DO NOT USE cleaning
waxes, concentrated
detergents,
or cleansers
containing
petroleum
on plastic parts.
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water.
bleaches
Freezing food in your fre sezer
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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 folIowIng
c-hart for the amount
to freeze at
one time.
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
wrapping.
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3. Crease
ends
close
to food
to ellmlnate
olr
‘These amourts
ore based on USDA recommerdotions
If too rmory
packages
of unfrorer
food
are pocked
a- ane time in:<, the freezer the rote
of freezing
IStc slow, Poor aual~ty products
resait
Packaging and sealing food...
Airtight
packaging
IS important
IP freezing
foods
ContairTers
and wrappings
should
be
morsture and vapor-proof
and packages
should
be sealed
car+-afully to keep moisture In and ar
4. Press all air from package
twice
Make
sure fold
against end of package
Fold each end over
IS tight and fasten
with 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 paoer with cellophane
bonded
to It, special freezer
bogs, jars. cartons and freezer sealing tape for
pockaging
your food items You’ll find them at the
supermarket
or freezer dealer
Freezer burr COP result If food IS not properly
dropped
When this happens,
food dehydrates
and is of poor Juality
See booklet,
“How to Preserve Foods the
Modern Way with Your WHIRLPOOL Freezer,”
for complete
information
and tips on home
freezing.
Storing frozen food...
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After food is frozen, stack packages anywhere
in the freezer. Packages should not extend above
the cabinet edge or they may keep the lid 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 all food
ltems. return TemDerafure Control to the usual
seftln&
Foods to be troren
near side wall
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2. To speed freezing, place unfrozen packages
near a side wall. Leave space between
packages.
3. Add more unfrozen food afler first load is
frozen (approximately
18 to 24 hours). Stack
frozen packages
in center of freezer
Baskets- Store small packages
losing them in bottom of freezer
here to avoid
Vacation and moving care
Vacations...
Shutting
Arrange
for someone
to make regular
checks
of
your freezer to maKe sure It ISoperating
and electrlclty
has not been Interrupted
1. Remove
and
2. Unplug
freezer
If freezer
off and moving...
is shut off for more than 24 hours:
store all food
3. Clean
thoroughly.
See “Cleaning
your freezer,”
page 6.
4. Block lid open for air circulation.
Turn lock to locked
position
with lid open. Place blocks between
lid
and cabinet
and tape tn place wtth self-adhesive
filament
tape.
If you move the freezer:
1. Remove the sliding basket.
2. Do not place
objects
inside
cabinet.
3. Level
properly
to ensure
good
or on top
lid seal
WARNING: To help prevent accidents,
low children
near the freezer
when
blocked
open.
To restart
freezer,
see “Using
of
your freezer;’
do not althe lid is
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5
If you need service or assistance, we suggest
you follow these four steps:
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1. Before calling for assistance...
Performance
problems
often result from little things
you can find and fix yourself without tools of any kind
If electricity
power
WIII be off by calling
the
If sewice
IS to be interrupted
24 hours or less, keep
freezer closea
Most food ~111stay frozen
9 If sewice
is to be interrupted
longer than 24 hours,
do this.
1. Remove
aI1 unfrozen
food and store in a frozen
food locker OR...
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2. Place 2 Ibs (0.9 kg] of dry ice in freezer for every 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
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The length of time food will stay frozen depends
on
several factors
For Instance
a full freezer WI/I remain
cold longer than a freezer
par%ally
filled. And a
freezer
full or 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
it is
the food IS poor or IS In any way questlonable.
wise to dispose of It
If freezer
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Check
outlet
stops
to see
running:
if power
fuse box or circuit
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Check
electric
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Be sure Temperature
If motor
goes off:
Learn how long
power company
Check
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seems
company
breaker
for a power
Control
is turned
fallure
ON
to run too long
I. If large amounts
of unfrozen food have been put
into the freezer, motor will run longer.
2. On hot summer days or if room is hot, motor will run
longer to provide
correct
amount of cooling.
If freezer
feels warm
During normal
operating
conditions
the freezer
transfers heat removed
from food packages
and air
space
to the outside
room air. The freezer cabinet
may feel warm
If frost builds up on the trim strip around top of
cabinet
1. Check the fit of the lid to make sure it is sealing. With
the lid closed, press down firmly on the edges or at the
center of the Ild. This pressure will cause the flexible lid
to fit flat against the cabinet
and seal
2. Do not open or close the lid by grasping
a corner
Use the handle.
2. If you need assistance*...
Call Whirlpool COOL-LINE* service
telephone
number. Dial free from:
Continental
U.S. . . . . . . . . . . . (800)
Michigan
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800)
Alaska & Hawaii
. . . . . . . . . . (800)
assistance
253-l 301
632-2243
253-l 121
and talk with one of our trained
Consultants
The
Consultant
can instruct you In how to obtain satisfactory operation
from your appliance
or, if service
is
necessary,
recommend
a qualified
sewice company
In vour area
cord
IS plugged
Into the
3. If you need setice*...
4. If you have a problem*...
Whrrlpool
has a nationwide
network
of
franchised
TECH-CARE’
Service
Companies.
TECH-CARE
servrce
technicians
are trained
to fulfill
the product
warranty
and provide
after-warranty
service,
anywhere
In the Unrted
locate
States
To
TECH-CARE servrce In your area, call our COOL-LINE
sewice assrstance
telephone
number [see Step 2) or
look in your telephone
directory
Yellow Pages under:
Call our COOL-LINE
sewice
assistance
telephone
number
[see Step 2) and talk with one of our
Consultants,
or If you prefer, write to:
Mr. Stephen E. Upton
Senior Vice President
Whirlpool
Corporation
Administrative
Center
2000 US-33 North
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
.:If you must call or write, please
provide:
model
number,
serial number,
date of purchase,
and a
complete
description
of the problem.
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rn order to better
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to your
request for assistance.
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