1 &ti SERIES 1 UPRIGHT FREEZER Model EVISOE - or~freezers. Ice Makers. Olshwashers Bu~ll-In Ovens and Suriace Unlls. Ranges. Microwave Ovens. Trash COmpaClors. Aoom AH Cond~l~oners, Oehumidiliers. Aulomalic 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 Model and Serial Number Plate Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here... 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 sules slip. Copy this Information in these spaces. Keep this book, your warranty and sales slip together in a handv place Plea&e complete and mail the Owner Registration Card furnished with this product. 2 Model Seritil Number Number Purchase Service Date Company and Telephone Number Contents SAFETY FIRST BEFORE YOU PLUG IT IN Install Properly Level Freezer Remove Soles Labels Clean It Plug It In : USING YOUR FdiEZii : : Setting the Temperature Control Adjusting the Temperature Control Cooling Freezer First The Power Saving Control : : : :: Removing the Bottom Trivet TheKey EjectLock Page 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 z 5 5 5 5 5 Energy Saving Tips CLEANING YOUR FREEZER. Cleaning Chart. FREEZING FOOD IN YOUR FREEZER, Packaging and Sealing Food To Wrap Foods Loading Storing Frozen Food VACATION AND MOVING CARE. Vocations Shutting Off and’Mo&g :: ::: : :: IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR ASSISTANCE FREEZER WARRANTY, Page 5 6 6 7 7 7 a 8 9 9 9 10 12 REIMBURSEMENT FOR FOOD LOSSES. 12 cm1987Whirlpool Corporation Before you plug it in IMPORTANT Before using your freezer, you ore personally responslble for making sure that it l IS installed and levelled on a floorthat ~111hold the welght, and In on area suitable for Its size and use l ISconnected 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 l l l l l l IS properly maintained out of the weather. IS used In on area where the room temperoture 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 IS 3 tnstall properly... Remove sales labels... Remove the Consumer Buy Guide label and any inside 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 wrth drshwashrng detergent solutron (I teaspoon detergent in 1 quart warm water] before removrng 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. Clean it ... Check the strength of the floor It should hold the weight of a ful!y loaded freezer Pick a safe place, indoors, away from inflammables such as gasoline. Allow 3 inches (7 5 cm] arr space on top of freezer for proper ven+Uat~on Allow at leas’ an inch (2 5 cm) between the freezer conde.:ser. on ?he back of the unit, and the wall Allow “, inch [I 25 cm] on each srde of the freezer for ease of rnstallatroc If the freezer 1s to be agarnst a wall, you might want to leave extra space on the hinge side so the door can be ooened wrder The four bolts ti-at held your freezer or the shrpping crate are deslgned to be the levellrng legs Screw the legs far enough Into the bolt holes, In each of the four bottom corners, so the freezer stands about 1 lrxh (2 5 cm] off the floor Clean your freezer before using It See cleaning rnstructrons on page 6 Plug it in... 3-prong grounding type wall receptacle Level freezer... so the door wit stay open at any postIon Levelling Leg Freezer Power Cord tower Raise Start adjustment with the door hinge side. 1. Slide freezer into place. 2. Adjust front legs to level the freezer. - To raise front, turn each leg in the direction shown. - To lower front, turn each leg in the direction shown. 3. Check with level. 4. After freezer is fully loaded, recheck with level. 4 Recommended yluullulng plug Grounding Method A 115 Volt, 60 Hz.. AC only 15 or 20 ampere fused and properly grounded electrrcal supply IS required It IS recommended that a separate crrcurt serving only thus applrance be provtded Do not use an extension cord. Use a receptacle which cannot be turned off with a switch or pull chain. See indrvrdual electrical requirements and groundrng instruction sheet in your literature package Using your freezer Setting the temperature j. ( !I control... Adjusting 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 condition: l l Turn control to higher number for colder temperatures. Turn to lower number for less cold temperatures. 1 Allow freezer to cool 6 to 8 hours before filling with frozen food. 2 Let It cool overnlght before addlng large amount of unfrozen food. Note: When freezer IS first started, the compressor d run constantly until the cabinet is cooled. It may take up to 6 to 0 hours or longer, depending on room temperature and the number of times the freezer door IS opened After the cabrnet IS cooled, the compressor WIII turn ON and OFF us needed to keep the freezer at the proper temperature L The Power Saving Control... SAVINS control.. Cooling freezer first... 2 POWER the temperature operates electric heaters These heaters help pre$/en7t molsiure from forming on the outside of the freezer when humidity IS high 1 Use the OFF setting when humldtty IS low 2 Jse the ON setilng only if moisture forms on the outsrae of the freezer CONTROL To remove: 1 Lift front of trivet out of supports 2 Pull out Removing - the bottom trivet... To replace: 1 Position back of trivet against back wall of freezer 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. Energy saving tips... You con help your freezer use less electricity Check door gasket and level freezer to assure o good door sel=ll l Clean the corrdenser coils regularly l Keep door openings to a mInimum Remove several items at one tlrne Keep contents organized fo eliminote searching 9 Fill to capacity follow recommended procedures for freezing foods See pages 7 and 8 l l l l l 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 riot let frost build up to more than : inch (6 mm] thick Efficiency IS reduced deep Power Saving Control on OFF when humidity IS low 5 Cleaning your freezer Thusfreezer should be cleaned when frost has burlt up to about % Inch (6 mm) IIxckness Complete defrostrng and cleaning should be done at least once a year In hrgh humtdrty 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 WIII stay frozen for several hours 5 Place pan of hot water inside freezer to speed meltrng of frost Keep door open Ice can be removed In large pieces as It melts Direct arr from electric fan Into freezer to speed defrosting 6 Clean freezer according to the followrng directIons Atter defrosting: 1 Remove shallow pan from underneath freezer 2 Plug In power cord 3 See drrections for “Setttng the Temperature Con trol.” page 5 Cleaning chart... What to use Part Removable [trivet) parts Mild detergent warm water How to clean and l l Sponge. cloth or paper towel, mild detergent, warm water Outside Wash with warm water and a mild detergent Rinse and dn/ Wash with warm water and a mild detergent Rinse and dry 9 Do not use abrasive or harsh cleansers. l l Waxing is recommended in high humidity areas. Use a good auto paste wax or an appliance wax on painted metal surfaces. Do not use on plastic because it may damage these parts. Inside Plastrc scraper, pans of hot water, electric fan, sponge or towel, baking soda and warm water walls l l l l Use plastic scraper to remove frost Place pans of hot water in freezer with door open to speed melting Directing air from an electric fan Into freezer will also help. Wash with solutron of 2 tablespoons (26 g) bakrng 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 6 coils Vacuum cleaner, using the brush attachment l l bleaches Slrde freezer out away from the wall Clean dust and lint from condenser coils behind the freezer, every 2 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 wrth 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 are based on USDA recommend datrons If toe many packages of unfrozen food are packed ut one time into the freezer, the rate of freezrng IS+oo slow Poor quality products result 2. Bring front and back of wrapping together and fold in toward food, makrng at least two one-inch (2.5 cm) folds until food frts tightly against wrapping 3. Crease ends close to food to elrmrnate pockets air Packaging and sealing food... Airtight packaging IS Important in freezing foods. Containers and wrappings should be morsture and vapor-proof and packages should be sealed carefully to keep moisture in and arr out 4. Press all arr from package twice Make sure fold against end of package Fold each end over tight and fasten with freezer tape IS NOTE: When packaging meats that have not been boned, pad sharp edges with extra wrap or use stockinette to protect against tearrng or puncturing. Use heavy-duty aluminum freezer foil, kraft paper with cellophane bonded to it, spectal freezer bags, tars, 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. 7 Loading... Storing frozen food.. . After food ISfrozen, 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 freezlng large quantities of food, turn Temperature Control to highest setting and let freezer operate for several hours Trivet - Store heavy and bulky packages here Trivet should be In place at all times for proper air circulation 2. To speed freezing, lay packages In a single layer so each rests on the freezing surface of a shelf Leave space between packages 3. Add mc re unfrozen food after first load IS frozen (approximately 18 to 24 hours] Door storage ~ Store packages shelves behind the retaining bar 4. After all food IS frozen return Temperature Control tr) the usual setting on the door Vacation and moving carme Vacations... Shutting Arrange for someone to make regular ci- recks of your freezer to make sure It IS operatrna and ell ectricitv 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 0 4. Block door open for arr clrcuiation Turn lock to locked posrtlon with door open Place blocks between door and cabinet and tc-0 ln place wl+h self-adhesive filament tape off and moving... If you move the freezer: 1. Remove trivet 2. Do not place objects inside cabinet. 3. Level properly to ensure good door seal CAUTION: To help prevent accidents, do not allow children near the freezer when the door is blocked open. 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 seti&%.. Performance problems often result from little things you can find ana fix yourself without tools of any kind WhIrlpool has a nationwide network of franchised TECH-CARE ” Service Companies TECH-CARE service technicians are trained to fulftll the product warranty and provide after-warranty service, 1 FRANCHISED SERVICE / anywhere in the United States To locate TECH-CARE sewIce in your area, call our COOL-LINE sewIce assistance telephone number [see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages under 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 service 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 dry Ice on top of food, using as large pieces as possible Protect your hands with gloves when using dry Ice 3. If neither food locker storage or dry ice IS avatlable use or can perlshable food at once l Thelengthof ttme food w~llstayfrozen dependson several factors For instance a full freezer will remain cold longer than a freezer partially filled And a freezer full of Teat will stay cold longer thar a freezer fllled 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 condltlon of the food IS poor or IS or any way questionabie, It IS wise to dispose of ELECTRICAL APPLIANCESMAJOR - REPAIRING 8 PARTS OR V+HIRLPOOL APPUANCES F94NCHlSED TECH CARE SERVICE XI: WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCES FRANCHISED TECH CARE SERVICE 5Eli\'/( b. ('O.Mf!-t.Y/~. SERbICE CO '?3 Ma; P 999.9999 SEH\ /C'k ('O.~l/'-\.\lE\ XYZ SERVICE CO 123 Maple 99Y-99Y9 OR WASHING MACHINES. L IRONERS-SERVICING DRYERS WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCES 'RANCHISED TECH~CARE SERVICE IEH\ I(,E kYZ SERVICE CO 123 Maple ( O\ff'4 VIES 333 3333 It If freezer stops running: . Check to see f power cord IS plugged IntO the outlet l Check fuse bor or circuit breaker l Check electric :ompany for a power fatlure l Be sure Tempevlture Control IS turned ON If compressor seems to run too long: Check to see ttlat condenser, located on back of freezer, IS free of dust and lint 9 On hot summer days or If room IShot, compressor will run longer to prcvide the correct amount of cooling l If large amounts of unfrozen food have been put into the freezer, 8compressor WIII run longer l Check to see that there IS enough air circulation space above and In back of the freezer l 2. If you need assistance?.. Call Whirlpool COOL-LINEm service assistance telephone number. Dial free from anywhere in the U.S.: 1-800-2531301 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 service company in your area. 10 APPLIANCES - HOUSEHOLDMAJOR SERVICE 8 REPAIR 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 US-33 North Benton Harbor, MI 49022 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 service 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 for assistance. Notes WHIRLPOOL FREEZER W-TY 1 LENGTH OF WARRANTY WHIRLPOOL WILL PAY FOR FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY From Date of Purchase Replacement parts and repair labor to correct materrals or workmanship FULL FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY From Date of Purchase Replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materrals or workmanship in the sealed refrigeration system. These parts are: 1 Compressor 4. Dner 2 Evaporator 5 Connecting tubing 3 Condenser Lrmited food loss See below protection plan. WHIRLPOOL for details defects in of limrted food loss WILL NOT PAY FOR A. Service calls to. 1 Correct the rnstallatron of the freezer 2. Instruct you how to use the freezer. 3 Replace house fuses or correct house wrring or plumbing. 4 Replace Irght bulbs. B. Repairs when refrrgerator IS used in other than normal, single-family household use. C. Pick up and deliver This product ISdesigned to be repaired In the home. D. Damage to freezer caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products approved by Whirlpool. not Service under the full warranties must be provided by a franchised TECH-CARE’ servrce 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 Unrted States, a drfferent warranty may apply. For detarls. please contact your franchised Whirlpool distributor or military exchange REIMBURSEMENT FOR FOOD LOSSES Durrng the first year of ownership, the WHIRLPOOL Freezer Warranty provides reimbursement as outlined below for food actually spoiled while stored in the freezer as the result of defects In materials or workmanship. During the second through fifth years of ownershrp. reimbursement will be made as outlined below for food actually spoiled while stored In the freezer as the 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 WIII be based on freezer size up to the total cumulative amount shown for the 5 year warranty perrod. up to $75.00 maximum payment 99cuft. orsmaller up to $125 00 maximum payment 10.0 cu.ft. to16 0 cu ft up to $200.00 maximum payment 16 1 cu.ft. and larger The reimbursement amounts shown are representatrve for the contents of typical freezers by size and may or may not cover the actual replacement cost of the contents of your freezer. They are the maximum amounts, however, that WIII be pard 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 interruptron, inadequate power, fire damage. water damage, theft, or riots. strikes, war or acts of God Whirlpool Home Part No.1104162 c 1987 WhIrlpool Corporation A Appliances Printed in U.S.A.
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