Samsung RB195BSVQ Owner`s manual

REFRIGERATOR
RB195BSSW, RB195BSSB
RB195BSVQ, RB195BSBB
RB215BSSW, RB215BSSB
RB215BSVQ, RB215BSBB
OWNER’S MANUAL
In the U.S. for questions about features,
operation/performance, parts, accesories or service, call:
1-800-726-7864 (1-800-SAMSUNG)
www.samsung.com
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DA99-00926A REV(0.0)
FEATURES
These operating instructions cover various models.
The characteristics of your appliance may differ
slightly from those described in this manual.
High-energy efficiency with twin cooling system
• Optimized power consumption with twin cooling
system.
Humidity controlled drawers
• This is suitable for storing dry or wrapped food
(e.g. fresh salads, vegetables and fruit).
Fridge at the top, drawer-type freezer at the
bottom
• The highly ergonomic humidity controlled drawers
are placed at the waist height for frequent use.
• The drawer-type freezer minimizes temperature
variations and stores food cleanly and conveniently.
Digital temperature control display
• The display shows all functions of the appliance,
allowing easy control.
• Fridge and freezer temperatures can be
adjusted separately.
Super Freeze
• Speeds up the freezing process in the freezer.
Super Cool
• Speeds up the cooling process in the fridge.
Door alarm
• When the refrigerator door is left open for more
than two minutes, a musical alarm is automatically
triggered. This feature helps you save electricity and
preserve stored foods as a reminder to close the
door.
CONTENTS
Automatic defrosting in fridge/freezer
FEATURES
WARNINGS / SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
INSTALLING THE FRIDGE / FREEZER
PREPARING THE FRIDGE / FREEZER
VIEW OF YOUR FRIDGE / FREEZER
USING THE CONTROL FEATURES
CONTROLLING THE FREEZER AND
FRIDGE TEMPERATURES
STORING FOOD IN THE FRIDGE
OR FREEZER
ICE STORAGE BIN
REMOVING AND CLEANING ACCESSORIES
REPLACING INTERIOR LIGHTS
INSTALLATION OF THE WATER LINE
REVERSING THE DOOR SWING
PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS
USAGE PRECAUTIONS
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WARNINGS / SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
To avoid any risk of personal injury, material damage or incorrect use of the appliance, be sure to observe the following
safety precautions. (After reading these owner’s instructions, please keep them in a safe place for reference.) Remember to
hand them over to any subsequent owner.
Indicates that a risk of personal
injury or material damage exists.
Indicates that a danger of death or
serious injury exists.
Warning
Caution
Warning
Warning
Do not plug several appliances into the same socket.
• This could cause overheating and the risk of fire.
Be sure to ground the appliance.
• Otherwise, it may cause material damage or electric shock.
Keep the power plug away from the rear of the
fridge/freezer.
• A damaged power plug may cause fire due to overheating.
If you wish to dispose of the fridge/freezer, throw it away
after removing the door or its seals.
• In this way, it is not possible for a child to remain trapped
inside it.
• Keep ventilation openings in the appliance enclosure or
mounting structure clear of obstruction.
• Do not use mechanical devices or any other means to
accelerate the defrosting process, other than those
recommended by the manufacturer.
• Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
• Do not use electrical appliances inside the fridge/freezer,
unless they are of a type recommended by the
manufacturer.
Do not directly spray water inside or outside the
fridge/freezer.
• There is a risk of fire or electric shock.
Do not spray inflammable gas near the fridge/freezer.
• There is a risk of explosion or fire.
Do not bend the power cord excessively or place heavy
articles on it.
• This constitutes a fire hazard. If the power cord is
damaged, have it replaced immediately by the
manufacturer or its service agent.
The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is
accessible after installation.
Do not insert the power plug with wet hands.
• You may receive an electric shock.
The gases in the insulation material required special
disposal procedure.
Do not put a container filled with liquid on top of the
appliance.
• If the water spills on to any electrical parts, it may lead to
fire or electric shock.
Do not install the fridge/freezer in a damp place, where
it may come into contact with water.
• Incorrect insulation of the electrical parts may cause an
electric shock or fire.
Do not store volatile and inflammable substances in the
refrigerator.
• The storage of benzene, thinner, alcohol, ether, LP gas or
other such substances may cause an explosion.
Do not disassemble, repair or alter the appliance.
• It may cause fire or abnormal operation, which may lead to
injury.
Pull the power plug out of the socket before replacing
the interior light in the refrigerator.
• Otherwise, there is a risk of electric shock.
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WARNINGS / SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Caution
Do not store pharmaceutical products, scientific
materials or other temperature-sensitive products in the
refrigerator.
• Products that require strict temperature controls must not
be stored in the refrigerator.
Do not store too much food in the appliance.
• When you open the door, an item may fall out and cause
personal injury or material damage.
Do not put bottles or any kinds of glass in the freezer.
• The container may break and cause personal injury.
Do not touch any containers or food in the freezer with
wet hands.
• It may cause frostbite.
If the wall socket is loose, do not insert the power plug.
• It could be cause electric shock or fire.
Do not disconnect the power cord by pulling on it.
• You may disconnect a wire and cause a short circuit.
Remove any foreign matter or dust from the power plug
pins.
• Otherwise there is a risk of fire.
Do not store articles on top of the appliance.
• When you open or close the door, the articles may fall and
cause personal injury or material damage.
Do not insert your hand into the bottom area of the
appliance.
• Any sharp edges may cause personal injury.
Do not store pharmaceutical products, scientific
materials or other temperature-sensitive products in the
refrigerator.
• Products that require strict temperature controls must not
be stored in the refrigerator.
After unplugging the appliance, wait for at least five
minutes before plugging it in again to the wall socket.
• Abnormal operation of the freezer may cause material
damage.
If the appliance is not to be used for a long period of
time, pull out the power plug.
• Any deterioration in the insulation may cause fire.
Do not let a child hang from the door.
Do not allow children to climb, stand or hang on the
shelves in the refrigerator.
• They could damage the refrigerator and seriously injure
themselves.
Do not let children touch or play with the control panel
on the front of the appliance.
• Do not stand or lean on the base panel, pull-out parts,
doors and so on.
• Repairs and maintenance of the appliance should only be
performed by a qualified technician. Incorrect repairs by an
unqualified person are a potential source of danger that
may have critical consequences for the user of the
appliance.
• Never put ice cubes or ice pops straight from the freezer
into your mouth. (The low temperature may cause “freezer
burns”.)
Allow an adequate space and install the fridge/freezer
on a firm, level floor.
• If the appliance is not level, there may be unusual noises
and poor cooling.
• Wait for at least one hour before plugging the appliance in.
Clean the fridge/freezer.
• Wipe and clean the appliance inside and outside with a
damp cloth and dry completely.
Do not place the equipment directly under the sunlight,
etc.
Plug the fridge/freezer into a wall socket used
exclusively by this appliance.
• This appliance must be properly grounded.
The refrigerator must be grounded.
• You must ground the refrigerator to prevent any power
leakages or electric shocks caused by current leakage
from the refrigerator.
Never use gas pipes, telephone lines or other potential
lightening rods as ground.
• Improper use of the ground plug can result in a risk of
electric shock. If it is necessary to use an extension cord,
use only a 3-wire extension cord that has a 3-blade ground
plug and a 3-slot receptacle that will accept the plug on the
appliance. The marked rating of the extension cord should
be AC 115V~120V, 10A, or more. If a grounding adapter is
used, make sure the receptacle box is fully grounded.
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INSTALLING THE FRIDGE / FREEZER
Allow adequate space and install the
fridge/freezer on a firm, level floor.
• If the appliance is not level, there may be
unusual noises and poor cooling.
• Wait for at least one hour before plugging
the appliance in.
Plug the fridge/freezer into a wall
socket used exclusively by this
appliance.
• This appliance must be properly
grounded.
Clean the fridge/freezer.
• Wipe and clean the appliance inside and
outside with a damp cloth and dry completely.
Place the food in the fridge/freezer.
• It is recommended that you wait for the
appliance to cool for 2-3 hours before
storing food in it.
Warning
Use of a grounded socket exclusively for the appliance:
• If you are using a socket with a grounded terminal, you do not
require a separate grounding connection.
Use of a non-grounded socket:
• Connect the “grounding wire” to the copper plate and bury
it at a depth of at least 10 inches in the ground.
The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is
accessible after installation.
When installing the refrigerator, you should provide a
clearance of at least 2 inch at the back, top and 1 inch from
the sides of the refrigerator.
10 inch
Change of the door direction is possible.
• If you want to change the door direction, call 1-800-SAMSUNG.
Note
If you want to connect refrigerator to water supply, call 1-800-SAMSUNG.
LEVELLING
If the front of the appliance is slightly higher than the rear, the door can be opened and closed easier.
The appliance tilts down to the right.
Turn the right adjusting leg in the direction of
the arrow with a flat head screwdriver until
the appliance is level.
The appliance tilts down to the left.
Turn the left adjusting leg in the direction of
the arrow with a flat head screwdriver until
the appliance is level.
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PREPARING THE FRIDGE / FREEZER
To prepare your appliance for use and check that it is running correctly, take the following steps.
Install all shelves and compartments
removed during transport and place them in
the correct position.
The interior light of the appliance will light
up when the door is open.
This interior light will go out when the door
is closed.
You are advised to clean the appliance and
accessories before switching the appliance
on for the first time to remove any dust that
accumulated during packing and shipping.
Your appliance is operated by a compressor
which switches “on and off” to maintain the
internal temperature. When the compressor
is new, it requires running for a period of up
to five months. During this period, it may be
slightly noisy. This is quite normal and does
not represent a fault.
Switch on the appliance for approximately 2
hours before loading it with frozen food for
the first time. Do not load with frozen food
until the freezer temperature is at least 0°F.
If you want to store frozen food as rapidly
as possible, set the temperature control to
the coldest temperature (-14°F) and let the
appliance operate for one hour.
The appliance is preset for normal
operation. We recommend temperatures of
38°F in the fridge and -2°F in the freezer.
Store food once the temperature in the
refrigerator is sufficiently low. It takes a few
hours after starting the refrigerator to reach
the proper temperature.
If the appliance does not operate correctly,
check the electricity supply. If the problem
persists, contact your dealer.
VIEW OF YOUR FRIDGE / FREEZER
Fridge Light
Fridge
Multi-Purpose Door Bins
Fridge Shelves
Deli Drawer
Bottle Bins
Humidity Controlled
Drawer
Door Switch
Ice Maker and
Ice Storage Bin
Wire Drawer
Freezer Light
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USING THE CONTROL FEATURES
Child Lock button
When this button is pressed for 3sec.,
all functions are locked and can not be
modified.
Ice Off button
Press Ice Off button to
stop making Ice.
Fridge Temperature button
Sets the fridge temperature.
Press this button repeatedly to change the
temperature in sequence between 34°F and
46°F
Freezer Temperature button
Sets the freezer temperature.
Press this button repeatedly to change the
temperature in sequence between
-14°F and 8°F.
Super Freeze button
Speeds up the freezing process in the freezer.
Super Cool button
Speeds up the cooling process in the fridge.
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CONTROLLING THE FREEZER AND FRIDGE TEMPERATURES
Freezer
Fridge
• The freezer can be set to a temperature between
-14°F and 8°F.
• Press the Freezer button repeatedly until the desired
temperature is shown in the temperature display.
• The temperature display changes in sequence between -14°F
and 8°F. When the display reaches -14°F, it returns to 8°F.
• After five seconds, the display reverts to the average freezer
temperature, which changes as the freezer reaches the new
temperature.
• The fridge can be set to a temperature between 34°F and 46°F.
• Press the Fridge button repeatedly until the desired
temperature is shown in the temperature display.
• The temperature display changes in sequence and reverts to the
average temperature in the same way as the freezer.
Temperature Display
Displays the current and selected freezer
temperatures.
Freezer Display
Indicates that you are setting the freezer
temperature or have opened the freezer door.
Temperature Display
Displays the current and selected fridge temperatures.
Fridge Display
Indicates that you are setting the fridge
temperature or have opened the fridge door.
INDICATORS
Super Freeze
• This light goes on when you press the Super Freeze button.
• Press this button to quickly return the freezer to its set temperature.
• This feature is useful if the freezer door has been left open for a long time.
• Press this button again to cancel the Super Freeze mode.
• Press this button to make ice quicker.
Super Cool
• This light goes on when you press the Super Cool button.
• Press this button to quickly return the fridge to its set temperature.
• This feature is useful if the fridge door has been left open for a long time.
• Press this button again to cancel the Super Cool mode.
Temperature
display
• The temperatures displayed for the freezer and fridge are the actual temperatures
of each compartment.
• There may be a slight difference between the set temperature and the actual
temperature.
Ice Off
• Press Ice off button to stop making Ice.
• If you don’t want to make ice, press this Ice Off button. Then the indicator of “Ice Off”
button will turn on. It means, the making of ice is stopped.
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STORING FOOD IN THE FRIDGE OR FREEZER
When storing food in the appliance, follow the
recommendations below.
• Allow warm food and beverages to cool down before
storing them in the appliance.
• Ensure that food is well-wrapped or covered before it is
stored. This will prevent food from dehydrating,
deteriorating in color or losing flavor and will help
maintain freshness. Fruits and vegetables do not need
to wrapped, provided that they are stored in the fridge
vegetable drawers.
You are advised not to wrap the food with paper and
store it in the fridge and freezer.
It could be the cause of odor generation.
• Never let any oil or grease come into contact with the
plastic fittings or door seals, as these materials easily
become porous.
• Never store any explosive substances inside the
appliance. High-proof alcohol should only be stored
upright in tightly sealed containers.
• Please keep the space between the shelf and the rear
wall of the enclosed space of the cabinet a 1/2 inch
apart for air circulation.
A. Fridge
Transparent, unbreakable shelves
• Place food in storage containers and lay the items out at suitable
intervals.
• The storage shelf is made from an unbreakable, transparent material,
so that you can safely use it .
Humidity controlled drawers
• Fruit and Vegetables can be stored in these compartments.
• The drawers can be removed if you need more space to store fruit and
vegetables.
• To maintain the high humidity, slide the humidity control lever to the
“HIGH” side.
Multi-purpose door guard and egg bin
• The fridge is the warmest in the front, at the top and in the door.
• You can store small packaged foods, like milk, yogurt and beverages
here.
Bottle door guard
• You can store small bottles, cartons of beer, milk and juice in the upper
area and large bottles and gallon cartons in the lower area.
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STORING FOOD IN THE FRIDGE OR FREEZER
B. Freezer
Freezer drawer
• You can store packed frozen foods, such as ice cream
and bacon.
• You can store meat and fish or dried foods divided into
suitably sized portions.
• Can be used to store meat and dry foods. Stored food
should be wrapped securely using foil or other suitable
wrapping materials or containers.
Upper freezer drawer
Lower freezer drawer
Wrapping food
Note
Pack the food in suitably sized portions for your household.
Vegetable and fruit portions should be no heavier than 2 pounds, while meat portions can be up to 5.5 lbs.
Smaller portions freeze quickly and the quality is better maintained when defrosting and preparing the food.
It is important to seal food in airtight bags or containers before freezing to prevent it from losing its taste or dehydrating.
Wrap the food, then press out any air and seal it airtight.
Suitable wrapping materials:
Plastic bags, cling-film, aluminium foil and freezer containers. These items are available from any dealer.
Unsuitable wrapping materials:
Wrapping paper, wax paper, cellophane, bin bags or used carrier bags.
These can cause the generation of odors.
Suitable sealing materials:
Rubber bands, plastic clips, string, freezer tape or similar.
Plastic film and bags may be heat-sealed using a special sealing iron or press.
Before placing a package in the freezer, it should be clearly labelled with the contents and the date of freezing.
Danger of explosion
Warning
• Glass bottles containing liquids that can freeze should never be stored in the freezer as the glass will explode.
ICE MAKER
The ice maker will produce 8 cubes per cycle – approximately 100~130 cubes in a
24-hour period, depending on freezer compartment temperature, room temperature,
number of door openings and other use conditions.
Throw away the first few batches of ice to allow the water line to clear.
Be sure nothing interferes with the sweep of the feeler arm.
When the bin fills to the level of the feeler arm, the icemaker will stop producing ice.
After the icemaker has been turned on again, there will be a delay of time before the
icemaker resumes operations.
It is normal for several cubes to be joined together.
If ice is not used frequently, old ice cubes will become cloudy, taste stale and shrink.
So if you don't want to make ice, press the Ice Off button.
Feeler Arm
Note
• The refrigerator can only use ice makers which are made by Samsung Electronics.
• The ice-maker can only be installed by Samsung or its service agent.
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REMOVING AND CLEANING ACCESSORIES
Before cleaning the appliance, you must always switch it off and unplug it from the wall socket.
Do not use a steam cleaner. Hot steam could damage the surface of the appliance or the electrical
components, with a risk of electric shock.
Ice storage bin
• Place a hand in the lower groove, then pull the ice storage bin forward.
• Remove the ice storage bin and rinse them in water and then dry completely.
Humidity controlled drawers
• Pull the high-humidity salad drawer out as far as it will go, then remove it by
lifting it slightly up and pulling it towards you.
• Wipe it with a damp cloth and then dry completely.
Door bins
• Hold the door bin in both hands, then remove it by slightly up lifting it and
pulling it towards you.
• Wash it in water and then dry completely.
Freezer drawers
• Holding the freezer drawer in both hands, pull it out as far as it will
go, then remove it by slightly lifting it up and pulling it towards you.
• Wipe it with a damp cloth and dry completely.
Transparent, unbreakable shelves
• Remove the shelf, clean it using water and detergent and then dry it
completely.
• When replacing the shelves, do not mix up the top, middle and
bottom shelves.
Rubber seal
• Clean the rubber seals with a damp cloth and detergent. Use a wooden
skewer wrapped in a small cloth to clean in the grooves.
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REPLACING INTERIOR LIGHTS
FRIDGE LIGHT BULB
Warning
Always unplug the appliance from the power supply first before replacing the fridge light. Otherwise,
there is the danger of electric shock.
Unscrew the cover with a philips-head screwdriver.
- Incandescent light
• Turn the interior light to pull it out and replace it with a new one.
• 30 watt light bulb with E17 base socket
Screw the cover back with a philips-head screwdriver.
FREEZER LIGHT BULB
Raise the hanging sill under the light bulb cover upward by pressing on it and pulling it towards you.
After removing the light bulb, replace it with a new bulb by turning it in the direction of the arrow.
• Watt and voltage must agree with the details on the type plate.
• 15 watt light bulb with E17 base socket
Insert the lower hanging sill after fitting the upper part of the light bulb cover.
Note
Replacement bulbs for both the freezer and refrigerator are available at retail outlets such as
Wal-mart, The Home Depot and Lowe’s.
Use replacement bulb size E17, maximum 30 watt in refrigerator or 15 watt in freezer.
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INSTALLATION OF THE WATER DISPENSER LINE
Before You Install the water line
• This water line installation is not warranted by the refrigerator or icemaker manufacturer. Follow these
instructions carefully to minimize the risk of expensive water damage.
• Banging pipes (water banging in the pipes) in house plumbing can cause damage to refrigerator parts and
lead to water leakage or flooding. Call a qualified plumber to correct the problem before installing the water
supply line to the refrigerator.
• To prevent burns and product damage, do not hook up the water line to the hot water line.
• Do not install the icemaker tubing in areas where temperatures fall below freezing.
• When using any electrical device (such as a power drill) during installation, be sure the device is insulated or
wired in a manner to prevent electric shock.
• All installations must be in a accordance with local plumbing code requirements.
Connecting to water supply line
- Shut off the main water supply line and turn the
Ice maker to the off position.
- Locate the nearest cold drinking water line.
- Follow the instructions in the ice maker
installation kit.
- After connecting the water supply with water
filter, turn on water supply and flush 4 or more
gallons into bucket to clear the water filter
1. Cold Water line
2. Pipe Clamp.
3.Copper (or Plastic) line
4.Compression Nut
5.Compression Sleeve
6.Shut Off Valve
7.Packing Nut.
Connect the water line to the refrigerator
- Slip the compression nut through the plastic tube.
- After inserting the compression nut into plastic tube,
tighten the compres-sion nut onto 1/4” compression
fitting(union).
Compression
Nut
Ferrule
Sleeve
Compression
fitting
Do not overtighten the compression nut.
NOTE
- Slip the compression ferrule and nut on copper(or plastic) tubing
as shown.
After inserting the sleeve, tighten the comperssion nut onto the
com-pression fitting(union).
- Turn water on and check for any leakege.
NOTE
Compression
Nut
- You can purchase the necessary parts through BEST BUY.
- Waterline must be connected to drinkable water only
- Compression fitting and nut will be given inside of ice bucket.
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REVERSING THE DOOR SWING
Read these instructions completely and carefully
- IMPORTANT NOTES
Warning
Unplug the refrigerator from its electrical outlet.
Empty all door guards / racks.
1. If you want to change the door direction, call 1-800-SAMSUNG.
2. Read the instructions carefully before starting.
3. Handle parts carefully to avoid scrathing paint.
4. Set screws down by their related parts to avoid using them in the wrong places.
5. Provide a non-scratching work surface for the doors. (ex : blanket)
6. During door reversing, refrigerator should not be stained with oil.
- TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
screwdriver
10 inch wrench
- ADDITIONAL PARTS
Hinge Mid
Screw
Compression
Fitting
Compression
Nut
- DISASSEMBLY THE FRIDGE DOOR
1. After removing the screw with the screwdriver,
disassemble the Cover Hinge on the top of the
refrigerator.
3. With the 10 inch wrench, remove the four
bolts that hold the top of the refrigerator.
Cover Hinge
2. Disconnect electric wire on the top of the refrigerator.
4. Apart Hinge from electric wire as below
picture.
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REVERSING THE DOOR SWING
5. Disassemble the fridge door by lifting it upward.
Be careful not to drop and scratch the fridge door.
Read these instructions completely and carefully
- ASSEMBLY OF FREEZER DOOR
8. After removing the screw, disassemble the
Cover Hinge and the Hinge as below picture.
Hinge
Cover Hinge
- DISASSEMBLY OF FREEZER DOOR
9. Assemble each part by exchanging its into
the reverse side.
6. After removing the screw and two bolts,
disassemble Hinge Mid.
Hinge Mid
10. After removing the left and right side
screws, disassemble the Grommet, Stopper
Door and Stopper-Mid of the right bottom of
freezer-door.
7. Disassemble the Freezer Door by lifting it upward.
Be careful not to drop and scratch the Freezer
door.
Stopper Mid
Stopper Door
Grommet
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REVERSING THE DOOR SWING
Read these instructions completely and carefully
11. Assemble each part by exchanging its into the
reverse side as below picture.
14. Assemble the each part into the reverse side as
below picture. Assemble the Door S/W as it is.
(Make sure not to insert it upside down)
12. Disassemble the Door S/W with tools. Be careful
not to scratch.
15. Assemble Freezer Door by fitting Hinge-Low into
the grommet hinge hole. Don't forget to insert
washer with grease.
Door S/W
Washer
13. Disassemble the Cap Door S/W, Sleeve and the
screws.
16. Fix the additional Hinge mid into the door hole.
Cap Door S/W
Additional
Hinge mid
Sleeve
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REVERSING THE DOOR SWING
17. Assemble the assembled hinge and door to the
refrigerator as below picture. Don't forget to insert
washer with grease.
Read these instructions completely and carefully
20. Assemble each part by exchanging its
into the reverse side as below picture.
Washer
21. Fit the fridge door into the fixed hinge mid.
18. Confirm openning and closing of the door.
22. After removing the screw, dissemble the
Cover-Cap Door and Cover Hinge.
- ASSEMBLY OF FRIDGE DOOR
19. After removing the screws, disassemble
the Stopper Door and Grommet.
Cover Hinge
Grommet
Cover Cap Door
Stopper Door
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REVERSING THE DOOR SWING
Read these instructions completely and carefully
23. After disassembling Grommet and Cap wire at
the left side, assemble them into the right side.
26. Assemble the Cover Hinge with the
screws as below picture.
Cover Hinge
Grommet
Cap wire
24. Assemble the parts to the reverse side.
Electric wires must be sealed in covers.
27. Finally, confirm openning and closing of
the fridge door.
25. Assembling Hinge on the top of the
refrigerator with the bolts. And then connect
the electric wire.
After door reversing, it is necessary to check and
adjust the gasket whether it is entirely contact the
cabinet or not.
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PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS
The appliance is not operating at all or the
temperature is too high
The front corners and sides of the appliance are
warm and condensation starts to form
• Check that the power plug is correctly connected.
• Is the temperature control on the front panel correctly
set?
• Does the sun shine on the appliance or are there heat
sources nearby?
• Is the back of the appliance too close to the wall?
• Heat-proof pipes are installed in the front corners of
the appliance to prevent condensation from forming.
When the surrounding temperature rises, this may not
always be effective. However, this is not abnormal.
• In very humid weather, condensation may form on the
outer surface of the appliance when moisture in the air
comes into contact with the cool surface of the
appliance.
The food in the fridge is frozen
• Is the temperature control on the front panel set to the
coldest temperature 34°F?
• Is the surrounding temperature too low?
• Did you put food with a high water content in the
fridge?
You can hear a liquid bubbling in the appliance
• Please note that this noise is caused by the refrigerant
circuit and is not a problem.
There is a bad smell inside the appliance
There are unusual noises
• Do not wrap food with paper.
• Store foods covered and clean the cold inlet.
• Check that the appliance is installed on a stable,
leveled floor.
• Is the back of the appliance too close to the wall?
• Have any foreign objects fallen behind or under the
appliance?
• Is the noise coming from the compressor in the
appliance? Call 1-800-SAMSUNG
• A ticking sound may be heard inside the appliance; this
is normal. This sound occurs when the various
accessories contract or expand.
There is a layer of frost on the surface of stored
food.
• Space the food out as much as possible to improve
ventilation.
• Is the door fully closed?
Condensation forms on the inside wall of the appliance
and around vegetables
• Food with a high water content is stored uncovered
with a high humidity level or the door has been left
open for a long time.
• Store the food with a cover or in sealed containers.
USAGE PRECAUTIONS
Store food with a high water content at the front of
a refrigerator shelf.
Tips
Do not store hot food in the appliance until it has
cooled.
• If you store cold food, you save on electricity and
improve refrigeration.
Power Saving Tips
• Install the appliance in a cool, dry room with adequate ventilation.
Ensure that it is not exposed to direct sunlight and never put it near a direct source of heat (radiator, for example).
• Never block any vents or grilles on the appliance.
• Allow warm food to cool down before placing it in the appliance.
• Put frozen food in the refrigerator to thaw.
You can then use the low temperatures of the frozen products to cool food in the refrigerator.
• Defrost the freezer when ice builds up. A thick coat of ice will impair the transfer of cold to the frozen products, thereby
increasing power consumption.
• Do not keep the door of the appliance open for too long when putting food in or taking food out.
The shorter time the door is opened, the less ice will form in the freezer.
• When freezing food or storing it in the freezer, place the food directly on the freezer elements in the top container.
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SAMSUNG REFRIGERATOR
(18 Cubic Feet and Larger Capacity)
LIMITED WARRANTY TO ORIGINAL PURCHASER
This SAMSUNG brand product, as supplied and distributed by Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SAMSUNG) and delivered new,
in the original carton to the original consumer purchaser, is warranted by SAMSUNG against manufacturing defects in materials
and workmanship for a limited warranty period of:
One (1) Year Parts and Labor on Refrigerator
Five (5) Years Parts and Labor on Sealed Refrigeration System Only*
(*Compressor, evaporator, condenser, drier, connecting tubing)
This limited warranty begins on the original date of purchase, and is valid only on products purchased and used in the United
States. To receive warranty service, the purchaser must contact SAMSUNG for problem determination and service procedures.
Warranty service can only be performed by a SAMSUNG authorized service center. The original dated bill of sale must be
presented upon request as proof of purchase to SAMSUNG or SAMSUNG's authorized service center.
SAMSUNG will repair or replace any part found to be defective, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or
reconditioned parts during the limited warranty period specified above. All replaced parts and products become the property of
SAMSUNG and must be returned to SAMSUNG. Replacement parts and products assume the remaining original warranty, or
ninety (90) days, whichever is longer.
In-home service will be provided during the warranty labor period subject to availability within the contiguous United States. Inhome service is not available in all areas. To receive in-home service, the product must be unobstructed and accessible from floor
level to service personnel. If during in-home service repair cannot be completed, it may be necessary to remove, repair and return
the product. If in-home service is unavailable, SAMSUNG may elect, at our option, to provide for transportation of our choice to
and from a SAMSUNG authorized service center. Otherwise, transportation to and from the SAMSUNG authorized service center
is the responsibility of the purchaser.
This limited warranty covers manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship encountered in normal, noncommercial use of
this product, and shall not apply to the following, including, but not limited to: damage which occurs in shipment; delivery and
installation; applications and uses for which this product was not intended; altered product or serial numbers; cosmetic damage or
exterior finish; accidents, abuse, neglect, fire, water, lightning or other acts of nature; use of products, equipment, systems, utilities,
services, parts, supplies, accessories, applications, installations, repairs, external plumbing and leaks, external wiring, circuit
breakers, fuses or connectors not supplied and authorized by SAMSUNG, or which damage this product or result in service
problems; incorrect electrical line voltage, fluctuations and surges; customer adjustments and failure to follow operating instructions,
cleaning, maintenance and environmental instructions that are covered and prescribed in the instruction book; loss of food due to
spoilage; consumable items including filters and light bulbs.
THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED AND DESCRIBED ABOVE, AND NO WARRANTIES
WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SHALL APPLY AFTER THE EXPRESS WARRANTY
PERIODS STATED ABOVE, AND NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY OR GUARANTY GIVEN BY ANY PERSON, FIRM OR
CORPORATION WITH RESPECT TO THIS PRODUCT SHALL BE BINDING ON SAMSUNG. SAMSUNG SHALL NOT BE
LIABLE FOR LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS, FAILURE TO REALIZE SAVINGS OR OTHER BENEFITS, OR ANY OTHER
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS
PRODUCT, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY ON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED, AND EVEN IF SAMSUNG HAS BEEN
ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOR SHALL RECOVERY OF ANY KIND AGAINST SAMSUNG BE
GREATER IN AMOUNT THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT SOLD BY SAMSUNG AND CAUSING THE
ALLEGED DAMAGE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, PURCHASER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY FOR LOSS,
DAMAGE OR INJURY TO PURCHASER AND PURCHASER’S PROPERTY AND TO OTHERS AND THEIR PROPERTY
ARISING OUT OF THE USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS PRODUCT SOLD BY SAMSUNG NOT CAUSED DIRECTLY
BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF SAMSUNG. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL NOT EXTEND TO ANYONE OTHER THAN THE
ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THIS PRODUCT, IS NONTRANSFERABLE AND STATES YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or
consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions 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.
To obtain warranty service, please contact SAMSUNG at:
SAMSUNG CUSTOMER CARE CENTER
400 Valley Road, Suite 201, Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856
1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) and www.samsung.com
061002
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ADDRESS : SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC.
SERVICE DIVISION
400 VALLEY ROAD, SUITE 201, MT. ARLINGTON, NJ 07856
1-800-SAMSUNG(1-800-726-7864)