Refrigerator
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safety information
SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNING
Ř Before operating the appliance, please read
this manual thoroughly and retain it for your
reference.
Ř Because these following operating
instructions cover various models (electronic
control type, mechanical control type) the
characteristics of your refrigerator may differ
slightly from those described in this manual.
CAUTION/WARNING SYMBOLS USED
WARNING
Indicates that a danger of death or
serious injury exists.
CAUTION
Indicates that a risk of personal injury
or material damage exists.
OTHER SYMBOLS USED
Represents something you must NOT
do.
Represents something you must NOT
disassemble.
Represents something you must NOT
touch.
Represents something you must
follow.
Indicates that you must disconnect
the power plug from the socket.
Represents a ground is needed to
prevent electric shock.
It is recommended that this symbol
be handled by service man.
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This product has been determined to be in compliance
with the Low Voltage Directive (2006/95/EC), the
Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (2004/108/
EC) and the Eco-Design Directive(2009/125/EC)
implemented by Regulation (EC) No 643/2009 of the
European Union.
WARNING
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS
FOR DISPOSAL
Ř When disposing of this or other refrigerator/s,
remove the door/door seals, door latch so that small
children or animals cannot become trapped inside.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
Ř Please dispose of the packaging material for this
product in an environmentally friendly manner.
Ř Leave the shelves in place so that children may not
easily climb inside.
Ensure that none of the pipes on the back of the
appliance are damaged prior to disposal.
Ř R600a or R134a is used as a refrigerant.
Check the compressor label on the rear of the
appliance or the rating label inside the fridge to see
which refrigerant is used for your refrigerator.
When this product contains flammable gas
(Refrigerant R600a), contact your local authority in
regard to safe disposal of this product.
Cyclopentane is used as a insulation blowing gas.
The gases in insulation material require special
disposal procedure.
Please contact your local authorities in regard to the
environmentally safe disposal of this product.
Ensure that none of the pipes on the back of the
appliances are damaged prior to disposal.
The pipes shall be broke in the open space.
WARNING
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS
FOR INSTALLATION
Ř This refrigerator must be properly installed and
located in accordance with the manual before it is
used.
Ř Do not install the refrigerator in a damp place or
place where it may come in contact with water.
Deteriorated insulation of electrical parts may cause
an electric shock or fire.
Ř Do not place this refrigerator in direct sunlight or
expose to the heat from stoves, room heaters or
other appliance.
Ř 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.
Ř Never use gas pipes, telephone lines or other
potential lightening rods as ground.
Improper use of the ground plug can result in electric
shock.
Ř Do not plug several appliances into the same
multiple power board.
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If the appliance generates a strange noise,
a burning or smell or smoke, unplug the power
plug immediately and contact your nearest
service centre.
Failing to do so may result in electric or fire hazards.
If any foreign substance such as water has entered
the appliance, unplug the power plug and contact
your nearest service center.
Failing to do so may result in an electric shock or fire.
In the event of a gas leak (such as propane gas,
LP gas, etc.), ventilate immediately without
touching the power plug.
Do not touch the appliance or power cord.
Do not use a ventilating fan.
A spark may result in explosion or fire.
Contains fluorinated greenhouse gases covered by the
Kyoto Protocol.
Hermetically sealed system.
Do not vent gases into the atmosphere.
Refrigerant type: R-134a
Quantity : 160 g (non-display model) or 150 g
(display model).
Global Warming Potential (GWP) = 1300
Contains fluorinated greenhouse gases covered by the
Kyoto Protocol.
Foam blown with fluorinated greenhouse gases.
Do not use a hair dryer to dry the inside of the refrigerator.
Do not place a lighted candle in the refrigerator
for removing bad odours.
This may result in an electric shock or fire.
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LEVELLING THE REFRIGERATOR
If the front of the
appliance is slightly
higher than the rear, the
door can be opened
and closed more easily.
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SETTING UP THE REFRIGERATOR
Now that you have your new refrigerator installed and in
place, you are ready to set up and enjoy the full features
and functions of the appliance.
By completing the following steps, your refrigerator
should be fully operational.
If not, first check the power supply and electricity source
or try the troubleshooting section at the back of this
user guide.
If you have any further questions, contact your
Samsung Electronics service center.
1. Place the refrigerator in an appropriate location with
reasonable clearance between the wall and the
refrigerator.
Refer to installation instructions in this manual.
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2. Once the refrigerator is plugged in, make sure the
interior light comes on when you open the doors.
3. Set the temperature control to the coldest
temperature and wait for an hour.
The freezer should get slightly chilled and the motor
should run smoothly.
4. After powering the refrigerator, it will take a few hours
to reach the appropriate temperature.
Once the refrigerator temperature is sufficiently cool,
you can store food and drink in the refrigerator.
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Speeds up the time needed to freeze
products in the freezer.
This can be helpful if you need to quickly
freeze items that spoil easily or if the
temperature in the freezer has warmed
dramatically (For example, if the door was
left open).
When you have enough, just press the
button again to cancel the “Power Freeze”
mode. When you use this function, the
energy consumption will increase.
This function must be activated before
putting large amount of food stuff in the
freezer compartment at least 24 hours
before.
Adjust the fridge lever to the “COLD”
position just before activating “Power
Freeze” mode.
Otherwise the food in the fridge room can
be frozen.
Press the Freezer button to set the Freezer
to your desired temperature, you can
set the temperature between -16°C and
-25°C.
By pressing the child lock button for 3
seconds, all buttons will be locked.
To cancel this function, press the child lock
button again for 3 seconds again.
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However, temperature indicator will be changed as
the Freezer adjusts to the new temperature.
To get more space, you can disassemble
ice maker.
Storage
Guards*
Use only a potable water.
* The upper guard is the two star section
so the temperature is slightly higher than
the other freezer compartments.
Never stare directly at the UV LED lamp
for long periods of time.
- This may result in eye strain due to the
ultraviolet rays.
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Check that the power plug is correctly connected.
Is the temperature control on the front panel correctly set?
Does sun shine on the appliance or are there heat sources nearby?
Is the back of the appliance too near to the wall?
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Is the temperature control on the front panel set to the coldest
temperature?
Is the surrounding temperature too low?
Did you store the food with a high water content in the coldest part of the
fridge?
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Check that the appliance is installed on a stable, level floor.
Is the back of the appliance too near to the wall?
Have any foreign objects fallen behind or under the appliance?
Is the noise coming from the compressor in the appliance?
A ticking sound may be heard inside the appliance; this is normal. This
sound occurs when the various accessories contract or expand.
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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 the moisture in the air comes into contact with the cool
surface of the appliance.
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This is the refrigerant, which cools the inside of the appliance.
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Has a food item spoiled?
Make sure that strong smelling food (for example, fish) is wrapped so that
it is airtight.
Clean out your freezer periodically and throw away any spoiled or suspect
food.
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Are the air outlet vents blocked by food stored inside the refrigerator.
Space the food out as much as possible to improve ventilation.
Is the door fully closed?
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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.
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(0800 726 786)
1-800-10-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
1-800-3-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
1-800-8-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
02-5805777
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