Samsung RT361GBTS User Manual

RT321G
RT361G
RT391G
Safety precautions Contents
Read Instructions
Please read all safety and operating
instructions before operating this
appliance.
Retain Instructions
Please keep this Owner's Manual for future
reference.
Heed Warnings
All warnings, Cautions and Notes on this
refrigerator are important ; please pay
attention to them.
Follow Instructions
For best results, follow all instructions
given in this manual.
Model and Serial Numbers
Include both the model number and the
serial number when corresponding with
Electrostar or your Dealer concerning this
product.
Because these following operating
instructions cover various models, the
characteristics of your refrigerator may
differ slightly from those described in this
manual.
This manual is made on the basis of model
RT34G
Date of Purchase:
Model No:
Serial No:
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FEATURES........................................1
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.................3
CAUTIONS WHILE USING ...............6
INSTALLATION .................................8
LEVELING THE APPLIANCE............9
BASIC PREPARATION .....................9
- Before using ....................................9
- Storing food ...................................10
PARTS ............................................ 11
HOW TO USE .................................12
- Temperature control ......................12
- Making ice cubes ..........................14
- Chiller Compartment .....................15
- Vegetable Bin ................................15
- Fresh Bread Zone(option) .............15
- Safety pocket(option) ....................15
- UV LED/Photosynthesis LED(option) ......15
- Dispenser(option) ..........................16
REPLACING THE LED LAMP..........16
REMOVING ACCESSORIES ..........17
CLEANING THE REFRIGERATOR ...19
BEFORE CALLING SERVICE ........20
Additional tips for proper usage ......21
Ambient room temperature limits ....22
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
The appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory
or metal capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given
supervision or instruction concerning use of the
appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the appliance.
In the event of a power failure, call the local office
of your Electricity Company and ask how
long it is going to last.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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.
Do not plug several appliances into the same
multiple power board.
Damage to the cord may cause a short-circuit,
fire and/or electric shock
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
If you experience difficulty when changing the light,
contact your service center.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
REMARK
This refrigerator use CycloPentance
as insulation blowing gas.
Contains fluorinated greenhouse gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol.
Hermetically sealed system.
Do not vent gases into the atmosphere.
Refrigerant type : R-134a
Quantity : 0.16 kg
Global Warming Potential (GWP) = 1300
CAUTIONS WHILE USING
Do not place carbonated or fizzy drinks in the freezer compartment.
This product is intended only for the storage of food in a domestic environment.
• Manufacturer's recommended storage times should be adhered to. Refer
to relevant instructions.
• Please observe maximum storage times and expiry dates of frozen
goods.
• The appliance might not operate consistently (possibility of defrosting
of contens or temperature becoming too warm in the frozen food compartment) when sited for an extended period of time below the cold end
of the range of temperatures for which the refrigerating appliance is
designed.
• Do not store food which goes bad easily at low temperature, such as
bananas.
• Your appliance is frost free, which means there is no need to manually
defrost your appliance, as this will be carried out automatically.
• Temperature rising during the defrost can comply with ISO requirement,
But If you want to prevent an undue rise in the temperature of the frozen
food while defrosting the appliance, please wrap the frozen food in several layers of newspaper.
NOTE
Any increase in temperature of frozen food during
defrosting can shorten its storage life.
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CAUTIONS WHILE USING
- Do not allow water to splash onto
the back of the refrigerator.
- Water impairs the insulation of electric parts and may cause an electrical short or a shock hazard.
- Do not use flammable sprays such
as lacquer and paint near the refrig.
erator
- Heat from the refrigeration unit may
ignite flammable aerosols.
- Do not allow unattended children to
play in or around refrigerators and
other large appliances, The child may
get hurt or they could damage the
appliance.
- To avoid damage to the refrigerator or
injury to the child, do not allow children to hang on the refrigerator door.
- For optimum operation, do not leave the door open
for any longer than necessary.
- Leaving the door open allows warmer air to enter
the refrigerator and causes the refrigeration unit to
use more energy to maintain the cool temperature.
- Do not store volatile chemicals such as ether
and benzene in the refrigerator.
- The fumes, besides damaging food, can build
up and cause an explosion.
- Do not use the refrigerator if it is not operating correctly or has been damaged. Disconnect it from the
power supply and call your local service center.
- If the power cord is damaged, avoid a hazard by
replacing it through the manufacturer or its service
agent or a similarly qualified person.
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INSTALLATION
Install this refrigerator on a
firm, flat surface.
For optimum operation,
normal room temperature
is recommended. Avoid
locations affected by
draughts or dampness.
For optimum operation,
normal room temperature
is recommended.
Avoid locations in
direct sunlight, near heaters,
rediators, stoves or ovens.
Allow a 50mm space between
the refrigerator and the wall.
If your refrigerator is going
into a recessed area, allow at
least 300mm clearance above
the refrigerator.
For personal safety, properly
ground this appliance.
Do not ground this refrigerator
with a telephone line, gas pipe,
etc.
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above 300mm
above 50mm
above 50mm
LEVELING THE APPLIANCE
To compensate for any floor unevenness, adjust the
height of the appliance by turning the adjustable feet
clockwise or counterclockwise. The adjustable feet are
at the front along the lower edge of the refrigerator
chassis,
When the refrigerator leans to the left, turn the
left front foot counterclockwise.
When the refrigerator leans to the right, turn
the right front foot counterclockwise.
BASIC PREPARATION
Before using
Wipe the appliance inside and outside
using a cloth dampened with warm
water and a small amount of
detergent.
Before plugging in for the first time,
allow the refrigerator to stabilize for at
least one hour.
Allow the freezer compartment to cool
for 2 to 3 hours before storing food.
- Keep ventilation opening 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.
- D0 not damage the refrigerant circuit.
- Do not place or use electrical appliance inside the refrigerator/freezer, unless they are
of a type recommended by the manufacturer.
- When disposing the refrigerators; should be followed the disposal law of your country.
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Storing food
Store food in small portions.
Seal food in containers with lids, in plastic
wrap or in plastic bags to prevent drying and
the mingling of odors.
Allow hot food and drinks to cool to room
temperature before placing them in the
refrigerator or freezer.
Allow sufficient room between food to help
the circulation of cool air.
Storage of the kinds of bread.
*(option of some model)
Place liquid at the front of the refrigerator to
avoid freezing.
Dry fruits and vegetables after washing before
placing them in the refrigerator.
Keeping children from opening it easily, food is stored safely.
*(option of some model)
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PARTS
Ice Cube Tray (option*,
one type one model)
Chiller Compartment
Freezer Shelf
Freezer Compartment
Temperature Control
Storage Guards
Refrigerator Compartment
Temperature Control
Silver Nano deoderizer
(option*)
Tray egg
LED Lamp
Adjustable Storage
Guards(option*)
Refrigerator Shelf
Safety pocket(option*)
UV LED
(Electronic model option*)
Bottle Storage Guards
Rubber door seal
Photosynthesis LED
(Electronic model option*)
Vegetable Bin
Fresh Bread ZONE(option*)
Front foot
Dispenser model
Cover motor(dispenser only)
Hose Water Tank(dispenser only)
Cover Water Tank(dispenser only)
Cap Water Tank(dispenser only)
Case Water Tank(dispenser only)
REMARK
*
Refrigerator’s shelf and other parts in the picture may different
from real part, depend on option.
(There is not some option according to the model and country.)
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HOW TO USE
Temperature control
Number 6 (COLDER)
Turn the Temperature Control to “COLDER” if you:
- Want to make ice (freezer)
- Require fast freezer (freezer)
Number 5
Turn the Temperature Control to number 5 if you:
- Have a lot of food to store (refrigerator or freezer)
Number 3
Turn the Temperature Control to number 3 for normal
refrigerating or freezing mode.
Number 1
Turn the Temperature Control to number 1 if you want to store
only a small amount of food in the refrigerator or freezer.
NOTE
- If you need to freeze large amount of food stuff, set the
temperature of freezer compartment as the coldest temperature
at least 24 hours before.
- When the room air surrounding the refrigerator is below 5°C
turn the Temperature Control to “COLD” to avoid freezing.
When on vacation for a long period consider emptying the
refrigerator of food & disconnecting from the power to conserver
power.
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HOW TO USE
Freeze Room
Freezer : Adjust the proper temperature by turning the temperature control dial to
"COLD" or "COLDER"
Mechanical model (RT321/361/391G,D)
Electrical model (RT321/361/391S)
Refrigerator Room
Refrigerator : Adjust the proper temperature by turning the temperature control dial to
"COLD" or "COLDER"
Glass shelf model
Wire shelf model
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Making ice cubes
Tray Type(option)
Fill the tray ice with water taking
care not to overfill.
Water level
Hold both ends of the ice tray, remove
the ice cubes from the tray by twisting
it gently.
Twist Type(option)
Fill the ice cube tray with taking care
not to overfill.
Water level
Slide the tray onto the cube shelf.
Removing Ice cubes
- Place the ice tray at the originally provided
position by manufacturer in the order to
achieve optimal ice-freezing.
- To get more space, you can remove the
Ice tray and ice storage bin since it does
not affect thermal and characteristics. A
declared storage volume of frozen food
storage compartment is calculated with
these Ice tray and ice storage bin removed.
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Remove the ice cubes from the ice
cube tray by twisting the ice tray
levers. Make sure the ice storage
bin is beneath the ice cube tray
(see diagram below)
Knobs of ice
tray
Chiller Compartment Vegetable Bin
This is compartment helps preserve the
taste of food and prolongs its freshness
by freezing the surface of the food only.
Use the chiller for storing cheese, meat,
snacks, fish or any food to be used soon.
This compartment maintains the moisture
and freshness of vegetables. The vegetable
bin is enclosed to protect the vegetables
from direct draughts of cold air and to help
maintain the humidity which prevents drying.
The vegetable bin is not suitable for storing tropical fruits such as
bananas, pineapples, etc.
Fresh Bread Zone(option*)
Fresh Bread Zone helps store bread for long, keeping
smells from being mixed and reduces the potential for
mouldy bread.
1. Turn lever to the right and adjust to OPEN.
2. After pulling the lower handle of bin, put food.
3. After putting food, let the bin inside to the end, turn lever
to the left, and then adjust to CLOSE to be airtight.
- In storage, the storage period can be different depending
on the state of stored food.
- Store foods within 3.5 kg(3.5 Liter)
Safety pocket(option*)
Using the locking system, safety pocket keeps children
from opening it easily so that it helps preserve food safely.
1. Pull the key out and then turn it to the OPEN.
2. After lifting cover up, store food.
3. Let cover down and then turn the key left to the CLOSE.
UV LED/Photosynthesis LED(option*)
- Using the LED system, the contents in chilled room and
vegetable bin have increased Chlorophyll and vitamin
contents. Also this system makes contents in container
more fresh.
- Some electronic models are applied.
* There is not some option according to the model and country.
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Dispenser(option)
How to use the water dispenser
Push the lever with glass to
dispenser water.
When refilling is needed, slide
cover to the left and pour
in water(only drinking water
should be used).
Remove the connecting-hose
when cleaning needed.
Before using the water dispenser
When tank cleaning is needed, lift
tank and then tilt outwards(after
removing the connecting hose).
1. Clean the water before use, to remove dust and oder.
2. Fill water tank with drinking water.
3. Push dispenser lever with glass to discasrd 3-4 glasses
of water, thereby cleaning the water hose before use.
4. Dispensing water for the first time might take 1-5
seconds due to air within the hose.
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REMOVING ACCESSORIES
Freezer Shelf
- Pull the ice cube tray unit forward and of
the freezer compartment.
- Lift the front of the freezer shelf upward
to release the hooks and pull the shelf
out of the freezer.
Refrigerator Shelves
- Pull the shelves towards you until it
meets the stopper.
- Tilt the front of the shelves up and continue pulling the shelves out.
Fresh Bread Zone
- Turn lever to the left and then adjust to
OPEN.
- Hold the lower handle of bin, pull it
forward, and then pull it out.
* option of some model
Vegetable Bin and Cover
- Pull the vegetable bin towards you and
out of the refrigerator.
- Lift the cover up and pull it out of the
refrigerator.
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Chiller Compartment
- Pull the chiller compartment towards you
until it meets the stopper.
- Tilt the front upward and continue pulling
the compartment out.
Adjustable Storage Guard
Lift straight upwards to release the
tabs, then pull it out of the
refrigerator. (These storage guards
are adjustable and may be
positioned to best fit your needs.)
Bottle Storage Guards
Lift straight upwards to release the tabs,
then pull it out of the refrigerator.(This
bottle storage guard is not adjustable; it
fits in only one position.)
Safety pocket
Lift straight upwards to release the tabs,
then pull if out of the refrigerator.(This
compartment is only used in this position)
* option of some model
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CLEAING THE REFRIGERATOR
Evaporation Slot in Freezer
Wipe the slot area with a clean, dry,
soft cloth.
Caution: Do not allow any
foreign sub stance or particles
to clog these openings.
The Silver- Nano deodorlzer
After removing the deodorizer,
lightly wash that with flowing water
under the faucet and dry that in the
shade.
Interior Parts
After removing all the shelves, wipe the appliance clean using a clean,
soft cloth dampened with warm water and a mild detergent.
Door Seals
Clean the door seals often using a clean, soft cloth
dampened with warm water and a mild detergent. Be
careful not to damage the seals.
Caution: Dirt encrusted door seals prevent the
doors from closing properly. Poorly
closed doors waste energy and add
unnecessary cost to your electricity bills.
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BEFORE CALLING SERVICE
when the Refrigerator / Freezer
is not operating or the food
does not freeze suffciently:
- Is the plug properly connected?
- Is the power fuse blown?
- Are the temperature controls
set properly (not set to
“COLD”)?
- Is the appliance exposed to
direct sunlight or installed near
a heater?
- Does the appliance have
enough clearance from the wall
in all directions?
when you hear a sound like
water flowing:
- This sound is generated by
movement of the refrigerant
and is not a malfunction.
When food freezes in the
refrigerator:
- Are the temperature controls
set properly (not set to
“COLDER”)?
- If the food is juicy or very
moist, is the tem perature
control set to “COLDER”)?
- Is the ambient temperature
too low?
When you notice a foul odor
inside the appliance:
- Do you have spoiled food in
the refrigerator?
- Is all food stored in sealed
containers?
- Has fluid collected in the bot
tom of the vegetable bin?
- Are the freezer evaporation
slots clogged?
- Has the evaporation tray at the
back of the appliance become
foul?
When there is noise from the
unit:
- Is the refrigerator installed on
a flat, stable surface?
- Is the appliance positioned too
close to a wall?
- Are there any objects behind or
under the refrigerator?
- Is the sound coming from the
compressor?
When frost develops inside
the freezer:
- Does the door seal tightly?
- Are the evaporation slots
clogged?
- Is there enough room for effi
cient air circu lation?
When the rear or side panel of
the refrigerator is hot:
- Is a radiation (air
ventilator/cooler) pipe
installed?
- Is the ambient temperature
high?
- How dew formed on the out
side of the appliance
because of high humidity?
When dow develops on the
vegetable compartment:
- Does the door seal tightly?
- Have you left the door open for
a long time?
- Is liquid stored without a
cover?
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RT321G/RT361G
1008
1015
RT391G
1058
1015
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