Whirlpool Ell8DK User's Manual

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Important Safety Instructions .........

Before Using Your Refrigerator .......

Using Your Refrigerator. ..............

Setting the controls ...................

Changing the control settings ..........

Exterior moisture control ..............

Adjusting the refrigerator shelves .......

Adjusting the door bins ................

Adjusting the shelf glides ..............

Removing the crispers and crisper cover.

Adjusting the crisper humidity control ...

Moving the meat drawer and cover ......

Changing the light bulbs ...............

Removing the base grille ..............

Reversing the door swing ..............

Ice compartment door. ................

Ice cube trays ........................

Optional automatic ice maker ..........

Sounds you may hear .................

Energy saving tips ....................

Cleaning Your Refrigerator ...........

Food Storage Guide ..................

Storing fresh food ....................

Storing frozen food ...................

Caring For Your Refrigerator. .........

Vacation and moving care .............

Power interruptions ...................

If You Need Service Or Assistance ....

Whirlpool Refrigerator Warranty ......

01990 Whirlpool Corporation






























Remove the Consumer Buy Guide Label, tape and any inside labels before using the refrigerator.

To remove any remaining glue: l

Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball, then remove.

OR l

Soak area with liquid hand dishwashing detergent before removing glue as described above. Do not use sharp instruments, rubbing alcohol, flammable fluids or abrasive cleaners.

These can damage the material. See “Important

Safety Instructions” on page 3.

NOTE: Do not remove any permanent instruction labels inside your refrigerator. Do not remove the

Tech Sheet fastened under the refrigerator at the front.

Thank you for buying a Whirlpool appliance.

Please complete and mail the Owner Regis- tration Card provided with this product.

Then complete the form below. Have this informa- tion ready if you need service or call with a question. l l

Copy model and serial numbers from plate

(see diagram on front cover) and purchase date from sales slip.

Keep this book and sales slip together in a handy place.

Model Number

Serial Number

Purchase Date

Service Company Phone Number

To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow basic precautions including the following: l l

Read all instructions before using the refrigerator.

Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still dangerous...even if they will “just sit in the garage a few days.” l

If you are getting rid of your old refrigerator, do it safely. Please read the enclosed safety booklet from the Association of Home Appliance

Manufacturers. Help prevent accidents.

Never allow children to operate, play with, or crawl inside the refrigerator. l

Never clean refrigerator parts with flammable fluids. The fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion.








It is your responsibility refrigerator: to be sure your l is installed and leveled on a floor that will hold the weight, and in an area suitable for its size and use. l l is connected only to the proper kind of outlet, with the correct electrical supply and ground- ing. (Refer to the Electrical Requirements and

Grounding Instructions Sheet.) is used only to do what home refrigerators are designed to do. l l is not near an oven, radiator or other heat source. is properly maintained. l is out of the weather. l is used in an area where the room tempera- ture will not fall below 55°F (13°C). l l is not used by anyone unable to operate it properly. is not loaded with food before it has time to get properly cold.

Sprang groundlng type wall receptacle

Clean it

Clean your refrigerator before using it. See cleaning instructions on page Il.

Plug it in

Recommended Grounding 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 re- ceptacle which cannot be turned off with a switch or pull chain. Do not use an extension cord.

See Electrical Requirements and Grounding

Instructions Sheet in your Literature Package.

Install properly

1. Allow ‘/2 inch (1.25 cm) space on each side and at the top of the refrigerator for ease of installation.

2. If the refrigerator is to be against a wall, you might want to leave extra space on the hinge side so the door can be opened wider.

3. The refrigerator back can be flush against the wall.

4. If your refrigerator has an ice maker, make sure ice maker water supply has been connected.

Refer to Installation Instructions.

Level refrigerator-freezer

1. Remove the base grille. (See page 8.)

2. To raise front, turn screw in direction shown.

3. To lower front, turn screw in direction shown.

4. Check with level.

5. Replace base grille. (See page 8.)


Setting the controls

Controls for the refrigerator and freezer are in the refrigerator. To adjust a control, reach under the console and turn the knob. When the refrigerator is plugged in for the first time:

1. Set the Refrigerator Control to 4.


If Refrigerator

Section is


If Freezer

Section is


If Refrigerator

Section is


If ICE isn’t




Door opened often

Large amount of food added

Room temperature too warm

Door opened often

Large amount of food added

Very cold room temperature

(can’t cycle often enough)

Controls not set correctly for your conditions

Heavy ice usage

Very cold room temperature

(can’t cycle often enough)

Door opened often

Large amount of food added

Very warm or very cold room temoeratures

2. Set the Freezer Control to C.

Give the refrigerator time to cool down completely before adding food. (This may take several hours.)

These settings should be about right for normal household refrigerator usage.

The controls will be set about right when milk or juice is as cold as you like and when ice cream is firm.

Refrigerator Control adjustments range from

1 to 8. Freezer Control adjustments range from

A to D.

Changing the control settings l l l

If you need to adjust temperatures in refrigerator or freezer, use the settings listed in the chart below. If you have any questions, call your COOL-LINE@ service assistance number. (See page 14.)

Adjust the Refrigerator Control first.

Wait at least 24 hours between adjustments.

Then adjust the Freezer Control if needed.
























Using Your Refrigerator


Glass shelves are heavy. Be careful. along guide

Exterior moisture control

The Exterior Moisture Control on the Control

Console operates electric heaters around the door openings. These heaters help keep moisture from forming on the outside of the refrigerator.

1. Use the OFF setting when humidity is low.

2. Use the ON setting if moisture forms on the outside of the refrigerator.

Adjusting the refrigerator shelves

Shelves can be adjusted to match the way you use your refrigerator. Glass shelves are strong enough to hold bottles, milk and other heavy food items.

To remove glass shelves:

1. Remove items from shelf.

2. Tilt up at front.

3. Lift up at back.

4. Pull shelf straight out.

To replace glass shelves:

1. Guide the rear hooks into the slots in the shelf supports.

2. Tilt up front of shelf until hooks drop into slot.

Lower front of shelf to level position.

Adjusting the door bins

To remove door bins:

1. Lift up bin.

2. Pull bin straight out.

To replace door bins:

1. Slide bin in above desired button.

2. Push down until it stops.

Adjusting the shelf glides

The shelf glides can be used to secure odd shaped items or to separate other items.

1. Grasp glide.

2. Slide glide along guide.

Shelf glide cannot be removed.

Remove the glass Insert, lift the frame fro then the back.

Pull out to the stop, lift the front and pull again.

IIR the front

Removing the crispers and crisper cover

To remove the crispers:

1. Slide crisper straight out to the stop, lift front, then slide the rest of the way out.

2. Replace in reverse order.

To remove the cover:

1. Push up glass insert from bottom, then slide out with both hands.

2. Lift front of cover frame.

3. Lift out cover frame by pulling up and out.

4. Remove metal cover support.

To replace the cover:

1. Replace metal cover support on wall supports in front section of cabinet.

2. Fit back of corner into notch supports on walls of refrigerator, then lower into place.

3. Slide back of glass insert into place, then lower front.

Adjusting the crisper humidity control

You can control the amount of humidity in the moisture-sealed crisper.

1. The control can be adjusted to any setting between LOW and HIGH.

2. LOW (open) lets moist air out of crisper for best storage of fruits and vegetables with skins.

3. HIGH (closed) keeps moist air in the crisper for best storage of fresh leafy vegetables.

Moving the meat drawer and cover

To remove the meat drawer:

1. Slide the meat drawer out to the stop.

2. Lift the front.

3. Slide the drawer the rest of the way out.

4. Replace in reverse order.

To remove the cover:

1. Tilt front of cover up, lift at back, and pull straight out.

2. Replace in reverse order.


Using Your Refrigerator


Support tabs

Defrost pan

Changing the light bulbs

Electrical Shock Hazard

Before removing a light bulb, either unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the electricity leading to the refrigerator at the main power supply. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury.

To change refrigerator light:

1. Disconnect refrigerator from power supply.

2. Reach behind the Control Console to find bulbs.

3. Remove bulb.

4. Replace with a 40-watt appliance bulb.

5. Reconnect power supply.

NOTE: Not all commercial appliance bulbs will fit your refrigerator. Be sure to replace bulb with one of the same size and shape.

Removing the base grille

To remove the grille:

1. Open the door.

2. Pull grille out as shown.

3. Do not remove Tech Sheet fastened behind grille.

To replace the grille:

1. Line up grille support tabs with metal clips.

2. Push firmly to snap into place.

3. Close the door.

See cleaning instructions for defrost pan and condenser coils on page 11.

Reversing the door swing

You can change the hinges on your refrigerator so the doors open the other way. Refer to the instruc- tions sheet included with your refrigerator.

Raise slgnal arm to stop ice.

Lower signal arm to start it.

Ice compartment door

Pull the ice compartment door panel out from the bottom and slide it to the rear.

Ice cube trays

If cubes are not used, they may shrink. The moving cold air starts a slow evaporation. The longer cubes are stored, the smaller they get.

To remove ice:

1. Hold tray at both ends.

2. Twist slightly.

Optional automatic ice maker l l l

If you have the automatic ice maker accessory, or if you plan to add one later (Part No. ECKMF-90) there are a few things you will want to know:

The ON/OFF lever is a wire signal arm.

Down.. .for making ice automatically.

Up...to shut off the ice maker.

NOTE: Do not turn ice maker on until it is con- nected to the water supply. Instructions for ice maker water supply hook-up are attached to the back of the refrigerator cabinet.

The dial or lever on the side of the ice maker changes the size of the cubes.

Shake the bin occasionally to keep cubes sepa- rated, and to obtain increased storage capacity. l l l l

It is normal for ice crescents to be attached by a corner. They will break apart easily.

You will hear water running when ice maker is working. You’ll hear ice fall into the bin. Don’t let these sounds bother you.

The ice maker will not operate until the freezer is cold enough to make Ice. This can take overnight.

Because of new plumbing connections, the first ice may be discolored or off-flavored. Discard the first few batches of ice.


Using Your Refrigerator

Continued l l l l

If ice is not being made fast enough and more ice is needed, turn the Refrigerator Control toward a higher number. Wait a day and, if necessary, turn the Freezer Control toward A.

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.

If cubes are stored too long, they may develop an off -flavor.. .like stale water. Throw them away. Ice maker will make new ice. Cubes in the ice bin can also become smaller by evaporation.

Good water quality is important for good ice quality. It is not recommended that the ice maker be connected to a softened water supply. Water softener chemicals such as salt from a malfunc- tioning softener can damage the ice maker mold and lead to poor quality ice. If a softened water supply cannot be avoided, then it is important that the water softener be well maintained and operating properly.

Sounds you may hear

Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one didn’t. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned about them. Don’t be. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces like the floor, walls and cabinets can make the sounds seem louder.

The following describes the kinds of sounds that might be new to you, and what may be making them.

Slight hum, soft hiss:

You may hear the refrigerator’s fan motor and moving air.

Clicking or snapping sounds:

The thermostat makes a definite click when the refrigerator stops running. It also makes a sound when the refrigerator starts. The defrost timer will click when the defrost cycle starts.

Water sounds:

When the refrigerator stops running, you may hear gurgling in the tubing for a few minutes after it stops. You may also hear defrost water running into the defrost water pan.

Running sounds:

Your refrigerator has a high-efficiency compressor and motor. It will run longer than older designs. It may even seem to run most of the time.

Ice maker sounds: l l trickling water thud (clatter of ice)

If your refrigerator has an ice maker, you may hear buzzing (from the water valve), trickling water and the clatter of ice dumped into the bin.

Energy saving tips l l l l l

You can help your refrigerator use less electricity.

Check door gaskets for a tight seal. Level the cabinet to be sure of a good seal.

Clean the condenser coils regularly.

Open the door as few times as possible. Think about what you need before you open the door.

Get everything out at one time. Keep food orga- nized so you won’t have to search for what you want. Close door as soon as food is removed.

Go ahead and fill up the refrigerator, but don’t overcrowd it so air movement is blocked.

It is a waste of electricity to set the refrigerator and freezer to temperatures colder than they need to be. If ice cream is firm in the freezer and drinks are as cold as your family likes them, that’s cold enough. l l

Keep the Exterior Moisture Control on the OFF setting unless moisture forms on refrigerator exterior.

Make sure your refrigerator is not next to a heat source such as a range, water heater, furnace, radiator or in direct sunlight.


Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically. But both should be cleaned about once a month to help prevent odors from building up. Spills should be wiped up right away.


Removable parts

(shelves, crisper, meat drawer, etc.)


Inside walls

(Freezer should be allowed to warm up so cloth won’t stick)

Door liners and gaskets


Defrost parts

(covers and panels) pan


Floor under refrigerator coils l l l l l l l l l l l


Sponge or cloth l

Mild detergent

0 Warm water

Sponge, cloth or paper towel

Mild detergent

0 Warm water

Appliance wax (or good auto paste wax)

Sponge, soft cloth or paper towel

Baking soda or mild detergent

0 Warm water

Sponge, soft cloth or paper towel

Mild detergent

0 Warm water l

Soft, clean sponge or soft, clean cloth

Mild detergent l

0 Warm water

Sponge or cloth

Mild detergent

0 Warm water

Vacuum cleaner with extended narrow attachment

Floor cleaners l l

To clean your refrigerator, turn the Refrigerator

Control to OFF, unplug it, take out all removable parts and clean the refrigerator according to the following directions.



Rinse and dry thoroughly. l l

Wash outside of cabinet. Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaners.

Rinse and dry thoroughly. l

Wax painted metal surfaces at least twice a year. Apply wax with a clean, soft cloth.

Waxing painted metal surfaces provides rust protection. Do not wax plastic parts. l l

Wash with mixture of warm water and

- mild detergent, or

- baking soda (2 tablespoons [26 g] to

1 quart [.95 L] of water)

Rinse and dry thoroughly. l

Wash. l

Rinse and dry thoroughly.

DO NOT USE cleaning waxes, concentrated detergents, bleaches or cleaners containing petroleum on plastic parts. l l


Rinse and dry thoroughly.

DO NOT USE paper towels, window sprays, scouring cleansers or flammable fluids.

These can scratch or damage material. See

“Important Safety Instructions” on page 3. l l l l l l l l l l

Remove base grille. (See page 8.)

To remove defrost pan, lift pan over wire brace (remove tape; if any).

Wash defrost pan.

Rinse and dry thoroughly.

Replace with notched corner to the rear.

Push it in all the way.

Make sure defrost drain tube is pointing into pan.

Replace base grille.

Remove base grille.

Vacuum coils at least every other month.

Replace base grille. l l l l

Roll refrigerator out only as far as water supply line allows.

Clean floor.

Roll refrigerator back into place.

Check to see if the refrigerator is level.


There is a correct way to package and store refrigerated or frozen food. To keep food fresher, longer, take the time to study these recommended steps.

Storing fresh food

Food placed in the refrigerator should be wrapped or stored in air and moisture proof material. This prevents food odor and taste transfer throughout the refrigerator. For dated products, check code date to ensure freshness.

Leafy vegetables

Remove store wrapping and trim or tear off bruised and discolored areas. Wash in cold water and drain. Place in plastic bag or plastic container and store in crisper.

Vegetables with skins (carrots, peppers)

Store in crisper, plastic bags or plastic container.


Wash, let dry and store in refrigerator in plastic bags or crisper. Do not wash or hull berries until they are ready to use. Sort and keep berries in their store container in a crisper, or store in a loosely closed paper bag on a refrigerator shelf.


Most meat can be stored in original wrapping as long as it is air and moisture proof. Rewrap if nec- essary. See the following chart for storage times.

Storage chart for fresh and cured meat*


Chicken . .

Ground beef

Steaks and roasts

Cured meats

Bacon . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Cold cuts.

Variety meats .



1 to2

1 to 2

3 to 5

7to 10

5 to 7

3 to 5

1 to2

‘If meat is to be stored longer than the times given, follow the directions for freezing.

NOTE: Fresh fish and shellfish should be used the same day as purchased.


Store without washing in the original carton on interior shelf.


Wipe milk cartons. For best storage, place milk on interior shelf.

Butter or margarine

Keep opened butter in covered dish or closed compartment. When storing an extra supply, wrap in freezer packaging and freeze.



Store in the original wrapping until you are ready to use it. Once opened, rewrap tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil.


Cover leftovers with plastic wrap or aluminum foil.

Plastic containers with tight lids can also be used.

Storing frozen food

The freezer section is designed for storage of commercially frozen food and for freezing food at home. For further information about preparing food for freezing, contact your local Cooperative

Extension Service or check a freezer guide or cookbook.


The secret of successful freezing is in the packag- ing. The way you close and seal the package must not allow air or moisture in or out. Packaging done in any other way could cause food odor and taste transfer throughout the refrigerator and drying of frozen food.

Rigid polyethylene (plastic) containers with tight fitting lids, straight-sided canning/freezing jars, heavy-duty aluminum foil, plastic-coated paper and nonpermeable plastic wraps (made from a

Saran film) are recommended. Follow package or container instructions for proper freezing methods. l l l

Do not use:

Bread wrappers

Non-polyethylene plastic containers

Containers without tight lids l l

Waxed paper

Waxed-coated freezer wrap l

Thin, semi-permeable wrap

The use of these wrappings could cause food odor and taste transfer and drying of frozen food.


Do not expect your freezer to quick-freeze any large quantity of food. Put no more unfrozen food into the freezer than will freeze within 24 hours.

(No more than 2 to 3 pounds of food per cubic foot of freezer space.) Leave enough space for air to circulate around packages. Be careful to leave enough room at the front so the door can close tightly.

Storage times will vary according to the quality of the food, the type of packaging or wrap used (air and moisture proof), and the storage temperature which should be 0°F (- 17.8%). For further information about food storage times, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service or check a freezer guide or cookbook.

Short vacations

No need to shut off the refrigerator if you will be away for less than four weeks. Use up perisha- bles; freeze other items. If your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice maker:

1. Turn it off.

2. Shut off the water supply to the ice maker.

3. Empty the ice bin.

Long vacations

Remove all the food if you are going for a month or more. If your refrigerator is equipped with an auto- matic ice maker, turn off the water supply to the ice maker at least a day ahead. When the last load of ice drops, turn off the ice maker.

Unplug the refrigerator and clean it...rinse well and dry. Tape rubber or wood blocks to the top of both doors.. . keeping them open far enough for air to get in. This will keep odor and mold from building up.

Power interruptions

If electricity goes off, call the power company.

Ask how long power will be off.

1. If service is to be interrupted 24 hours or less, keep both doors closed. This will help frozen food stay frozen.

2. If service is to be interrupted longer than

24 hours:

(a) Remove all frozen food and store in a frozen food locker.


(b) Place 2 Ibs. (0.9 kg) of dry ice in freezer for every cu. ft. of freezer space. This will keep food frozen for 2 to 4 days. Wear gloves to protect your hands from dry ice burns.

(c) If neither food locker storage nor dry ice is available, use or can perishable food at once.

3. A full freezer will stay cold longer than a partly filled one. A freezer full of meat will stay cold longer than a freezer full of baked goods. If food contains ice crystals, it may be safely refrozen, although the quality and flavor may be affected.

If the condition of the food is poor or if you feel it is unsafe, dispose of it.


Call your COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number. (See page 14.)

Personal Injury Hazard

Do not allow children to climb on, play near or climb inside the refrigerator when the doors are blocked open. They may become injured or trapped.

To restart refrigerator, see “Using Your

Refrigerator” on page 5.


If your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice maker, shut off the ice maker water supply a day ahead of time. Disconnect the water line. After the last supply of ice drops, lift the signal arm to turn off the ice maker.

Remove all food. Pack frozen food in dry ice.

Unplug the refrigerator and clean it thoroughly.

Take out all removable parts. Wrap all parts well and tape them together so they don’t shift and rattle.

Screw in the leveling rollers. Tape the doors shut and tape the electric cord to the cabinet.

When you get to your new home, put everything back and refer to page 4. Don’t forget to reconnect the water supply line if you have an ice maker.

you follow these steps:

1. Before calling for assistance...

Performance problems often result from little things you can find and fix yourself without tools of any kind.

If your refrigerator will not operate: l

Is the power supply cord plugged into a live circuit with proper voltage? (See page 4.) l l

Have you checked your home’s main fuses or circuit breaker box?

Is the Refrigerator Control ON?

If there is a rattling or jingling noise or unfamiliar sounds: l l

Is something on top of or behind the refrigerator making noise when the refrigerator is running?

New features on your new refrigerator make new sounds. You may be hearing air flowing from the fans, timer clicks for the defrosting cycle, or defrost water draining in the defrost pan.

If your ice maker will not operate: l l

Has the freezer had enough time to get cold?

With a new refrigerator, this might take overnight.

Is the signal arm ON.. .in the down position? l

Is the water valve turned on? Is water getting to the ice maker?

If there is water in the defrost pan: l

This is normal in hot, muggy weather. The pan can even be half full. Make sure the refrigerator is level so the pan does not overflow.

If the light does not work: l

Have you checked your home’s main fuses or circuit breaker box? l

Is the power supply cord plugged into a live circuit with proper voltage? (See page 4.)

If a bulb is burned out: l

See instructions for changing light bulbs on page 8. Use appliance bulbs only.

If the motor seems to run too much: l l

Is the condenser free of dust and lint?

On hot days, or if the room is warm, the motor naturally runs longer. l

If the door has been opened a lot, or if a large amount of food has been put in, the motor will run longer to cool down the interior.


Motor running time depends on different things: number of door openings, amount of food stored, temperature of the room, setting of the controls.

Your new refrigerator may be larger than your old one so it has more space to be cooled. It also has a regular freezer instead of a frozen food com- partment. All this means better refrigeration and may require more running time than your old one.

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 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.

If you prefer, write to:

Mr. Donald Skinner

Director of Consumer Relations

Whirlpool Corporation

2000 M-63

Benton Harbor, Ml 49022

Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.

3. If you need service*...



Whirlpool has a nation- wide network of autho-

01~ rized Whirlpools” service companies. Whirlpool

SERV’CE service technicians are trained to fulfill the prod- uct warranty and provide after-warranty service, anywhere in the United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages under:

4. 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

Step 2.

5. If you are not satisfied with how the problem was solved’... l

Contact the Major Appliance Consumer Action

Panel (MACAP). MACAP is a group of indepen- dent consumer experts that voices consumer views at the highest levels of the major appliance industry. l l

Contact MACAP only when the dealer, autho- rized servicer or Whirlpool have failed to resolve your problem.

Major Appliance Consumer Action Panel

20 North Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60606

MACAP will in turn inform us of your action.

‘When requesting assistance, 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.



From Date of Purchase



FSP@ replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by an authorized WhirlpoolSM service company.

FSP replacement parts for electronic control system if defective in materials or workmanship. (Electronic models only.)



From Date of Purchase


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. Drier

5. Connecting tubing

Service must be provided by an authorized WhirlpooQM service company.


A. Service calls to:

1. Correct the installation of the refrigerator.

2. Instruct you how to use the refrigerator.

3. Replace house fuses or correct house wiring or plumbing.

4. Replace light bulbs.

B. Repairs when refrigerator is used in other than normal, single-family household use.

C. Pick up and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home.

D. Damage to refrigerator caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool.

E. Any labor costs during limited warranty.

F. Any food loss due to product failure.


DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion 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.

If you need service, first see the “Service and Assistance” section of this book. After checking “Service and Assistance:’ additional help can be found by calling our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number, l-800-253-1301, from anywhere in the U.S.

@Registered Trademark /SM Service Mark of Whirlpool Corporation

Part No. 1121114 Rev. C

01990 Whirlpool Corporation Printed in U.S.A.


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