Table of Contents Introduction Entry Important Safety Instruction Identification of Parts Installation Where to Install Door Removal Door Water Replacement Pipe Installation Water Connection Instruction Guide Operation Instruction Guide Height Adjustment Operation Starting Adjusting the Temperatures and functions (Dispenser/Automatic Icemaker) Shelf Wine Holder Can Server Adjustment Egg Bin Humidity Control Convert Into a in the Vegetable Compartment Vegetable or Meat Optichill Temperature Transition Temperature Change at Optichill Suggestion on Food Storage Care and Maintenance Location of Foods Storing Foods How to Dismantle Parts General Information Cleaning Troubleshooting Optichill Compartment Corner Entry The model and serial numbers case or back of refrigerator unique to this unit and not available to others. You should record requested information here and retain this guide as a permanent record of your purchase. Staple your receipt here. are found on compartment of this unit. These numbers Date of purchase : Dealer : Dealer address : Dealer phone : Model no. Serial the inner are no. : no. : Important safety instruction Before use, this refrigerator must be properly installed and located in accordance with the installation instructions in this manual. Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling and pull it straight out from the outlet. on the power cord. Always grip the plug firmly When moving your appliance away from the wall, be careful not to roll over the power cord or to damage it in any way. Do not crush or damage the water line. refrigerator is in operation, do not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer compartment, particularly when your hands are damp or wet. Skin could adhere to these extremely cold surfaces. Unplug the power cord from the power outlet for cleaning or other requirements. Never touch it with wet hands because you can get an electric shock or be injured. Never damage, bend, kink, pull out, or twist the power cord because damage to the power cord can cause product failure, fire, or electric shock. If you have doubts the appliance is properly grounded, consult a qualified electrician. Never place glass products in the freezer because they may be broken from expansion After your when their contents are frozen. Never put your hands within the ice storage bin of the automatic icemaker. You injured by the operation of the automatic icemaker. can be The Recommended Grounding Method appliance is not intended for use by young children without supervision. Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. Never allow anyone to climb, sit, stand, or hang on the door. These actions may damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury. Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is important to make sure you have the proper electrical connection: A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15, or 20 ampere fused, electrical supply is required. It is recommended that grounded a separate circuit Accessibility of Supply Plug Supply Cord Replacement serving only your refrigerator be provided. Use an outlet that cannot be turned off by a switch. Do not use an extension cord. The refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned that the supply plug is accessible for quick disconnection in the event of an emergency. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent a similarly qualified person in order to avoid any hazard. or Introduction Child Entrapment Warning DANGER: Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer : Take off the doors but leave the shelves in place so that children may not inside. easily climb The appliance is not intended for use by young children without supervision. Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. Don't Store Don't store or use gasoline any other appliance. In the event of Grounding (Earthing) an or other flammable vapor and liquids in the vicinity of this or electric short circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric an escape wire for the electric current. shock by providing In order to prevent possible electric shock, this appliance must be grounded. grounding plug can result in an electric shock. Consult a qualified electrician or service person if the grounding instructions are not completely understood, or if you have doubts on whether the appliance is properly grounded. improper use of the Identification of Parts Freezer Compartment Refrigerator Compartment Dairy Corner Water Filter Lamp Shelf Door Rack Automatic Icemaker Can Server Lamp Shelf Snack Drawer Shelf (steel or glass) Lamp Jet Freezing Door Rack Vegetable Drawer Door Rack Drawer Optichill Door Rack Lower Cover NOTE ? 4 If you found some parts missing of different from your unit, used in other models. (i.c. the Optichill is not included in all they may models) be parts only Where to Locate Select a Good Location 1. Place your 2. Avoid appliance placing where it is easy to the unit near 3. To avoid vibrations, the 4. Do not install this It will have an use. heat sources, direct appliance refrigerator adverse effect in on sunlight, or moisture. must be leveled. areas where the ambient temperature is below 41°F. performance. Installation Door removal Warning Electric Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator before installing. Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury. If your entrance door is too narrow for the refrigerator to pass through, remove the Lower Cover refrigerator door and pass the refrigerator laterally. Remove Lower Cover and Water Feed Tube Remove the lower cover by lifting upward, and then pull up the water feed tube while pressing area shown in the figure to the right. Water Feed Tube NOTE ? If a tube end is deformed Disconnecting Please put up or abraded, trim the part away. the tube under the door a big container to causes about 1.5 litters water to flow out. prevent it. Hinge Remove the Freezer 1) Compartment Door Connection Wires Cover Removing the hinge cover by loosening the screws. Disconnect all connections except the ground line. Earth Line Upper Hinge 2) Remove the clockwise hinge up Keeper keeper by rotating it counter and then lifting the upper Upper Hinge . NOTE ? 3) When removing the upper hinge, be careful that the door does not fall forward Remove the freezer compartment door by it upward. This time, the door should be lifted enough for the water feed tube to be completely pulled out. . lifting Lower hinge NOTE ? After removing the door, take in into the kitchen where you are installing the refrigerator. Lay it down on a blanket and be careful to avoid damaging the water feed tube. Remove the 1) Loosen the hinge cover screws and remove Remove connection wire, if any, except for the ground line. the Refrigerator Door 2) cover. Remove keeper by rotating it clockwise and then remove the upper hinge by lifting Connection Wires Upper Hinge itup . 3) Remove the refrigerator compartment door it up. by lifting 6 Lower Hinge Keeper Installation Push the Move the refrigerator sideways through the right picture. entrance door as shown in the Refrigerator Door replacement Mount the doors in the the installation area. reverse order of removal after the refrigerator is brought to Feed water tube installation Before Installation Automatic icemaker operation needs water pressure of 21.3~121psi(lb/inch2)(That is, an instant paper cup (70z) will be fully filled within 3 sec.). If water pressure does not reach the to purchase a rating 21.3psi(lb/inch2) or below, it is necessary separate pressure pump for normal automatic icemaking and cool water feed. the total length of the water feed tube within 40 feet and be careful not to kink the tube. If the tube is longer than 40 feet, the icemaker and water dispenser will not operate properly. Keep bend or Install the water feed tube at Connect to Warning potable water a place free from heat. supply only. Refer to instructions with water filter kit for installation. 7 Installation Water Connection Instruction Guide Connecting Read all directions carefully before you begin. the Refrigerator to a Water Source Warning Connect to potable water supply only. IMPORTANT ? If operating to the OFF Tools Required the refrigerator before installing the water connection, position to prevent operation without water. ? All installations must be in accordance with local ? Use copper ? Install copper ? It may take up to 24 hours for your icemaker to tubing plumbing code turn icemaker requirements. and check for leaks. tubing only in areas where temperatures will remain above freezing. begin producing ice. Standard screwdriver 7/16-inch and 1/2-inch open-end wrenches or two adjustable wrenches 1/4-inch nut driver 1/4-inch drill bit Hand drill or electric drill (properly grounded) NOTE ? Your saddle-type shut-off valve, saddle-type valve complies with your local plumbing codes. Do not use a piercing-type or 3/16-inch saddle valve which reduces water flow and clogs more easily. a Cold Water Supply refrigerator dealer has a kit available with The icemaker water valve contains pressure 1/4-inch a sure a flow washer which is used as a water regulator. The icemaker needs to be connected to 30~120psi(lb/inch2) 8 a union, and copper tubing. Before purchasing, make a cold water line with water pressure Installation Connect the Tubing to Water Line 1. Unplug refrigerator or 2. Turn OFF main water disconnect power. supply. Turn the line. It may help to open from the line in the house. on 3. Find an on the nearest faucet to relieve the pressure hydrant to allow the water to drain outside 1/2-inch to 1-1/4-inch vertical COLD water a pipe near the refrigerator. NOTE ? Horizontal the pipe, pipe will work, but the following precaution must be taken: Drill on the top of help keep water away from the drill. This also keeps not the bottom. This will normal sediment from collecting in the valve. 4. To determine the connection on length of copper tubing you will need, measure from the the lower left rear of the refrigerator to the water pipe. Add 7 (2.1m) to allow for moving refrigerator for cleaning. Use 1/4-inch O.D. (outside diameter) copper tubing. Be sure both ends of copper tubing are cut feet square. 5. Using a drill, drill a 1/4-inch hole in the cold water 6. Fasten shut-off valve to cold water pipe you have selected. pipe clamp. Be sure outlet end is solidly pipe and that the washer is under the pipe clamp. Tighten packing nut. Tighten the pipe clamp screws carefully and evenly so washer makes a watertight seal. Do not overtighten or you may crush the copper tubing, especially if soft (coiled) copper tubing is used. Now you are ready to connect the copper tubing. pipe with in the 1/4-inch drilled hole in the water 7. Slip compression sleeve and compression nut on copper tubing as shown. Insert end of tubing into outlet end squarely as far as it will go. Screw compression nut onto outlet end with adjustable wrench. Do not over tighten. tubing into a container or sink, and turn ON main tubing until water is clear. Turn OFF shutoff valve pipe. Coil the copper tubing as shown below. 8. Place the free end of the water on 9 supply the water and flush out Operation Connect the Tubing to the Refrigerator Before making Instruction Guide the connection to the power cord is not wall outlet. ? If your water we sure the has sand or does not have a recommend of the refrigerator Connection Ferrule If your water supply particles that could clog one. screen be Refrigerator refrigerator filter, installing the plugged refrigerator, into the (sleeve) Tubing Clamp refrigerator's water valve. Install the filter in the water line near the 1/4" Remove the Compression from the Nut refrigerator. plastic flexible cap refrigerator connection. 1. Remove the plastic flexible cap 1/4" Tubing from the water valve. 2. Place the ferrule compression nut and (sleeve) onto the end of the tubing as shown. 3. Insert the end of the copper tubing into the connection holding the tubing, tighten the fitting. Turn the Water On at the Shutoff Valve Tighten any as far as possible. While connections that leak. Plug In the Refrigerator Arrange the coil of copper tubing behind the refrigerator so it does not vibrate against the back of the refrigerator or against the wall. Push the refrigerator back to the wall. Start the lcemaker Set the icemaking stop switch to the ON position The icemaker will not begin operate until it reaches its operating temperature of 15 °F (-9 °C). It will then begin operation automatically if the icemaking stop switch is in the ON to position. Automatic Ice maker The automatic icemaker makes 8 cubes at a time, 120/150 pieces per day. quantities may vary according to circumstance, including ambient temperature, door openings, freezer load.etc. But these The Icemaker stops when the bin is full. NOTE ? It is normal to hear a noise when ice drips into the bin. When Icemaker Does Not Operate Smoothly Ice is clumped together When ice is clumped together, take the ice clumps out pieces, and then place them into break them into small of the ice storage bin, the ice storage bin again. When the icemaker supplied produces too small or to the ice maker must be If ice is not used frequently, it may clumped ice, the amount of water adjusted. Contact the service center. clump together. Power failure Water may drop into the freezer compartment. Take the ice storage bin out and discard all the ice. Dry the bin and replace it. The unit is installed newly It takes about 12 hours for CAUTION a newly installed refrigerator to make ice. Throw away the ice. The first ice and water may include feed water box. This is also necessary if the Never store beverage particles refrigerator cans or or odor from the feed water has not been used for a long pipe or time. other foods in ice storage bin for the purpose of rapid cooling. Such actions may Never remove Shake the bin Ice may damage the automatic ice maker. the icemaker cover. occasionally to pile up just cause the ice to settle. around the icemaker causing the icemaker to think that the ice storage bin is full. If discolored ice is Do not use the ice dispensed, or contact an Authorized Service Center water until the problem is corrected. immediately. Installation Height Adjustment If the freezer Level the door by inserting flat ( type) driver into the groove of the left and rotating it clockwise . height adjusting Level the door right height - compartment door screw is lower than the refrigerator compartment door If the freezer by inserting flat ( type) driver adjusting screw and rotating it clockwise . compartment door is higher than the refrigerator compartment door After leveling the door height The refrigerator - doors will close the doors do not close 1. Next Wipe into the groove of the smoothly by adjusting the height adjusting correctly, performance may be affected. off all dust accumulated during shipping and clean your screw. If appliance thoroughly. 2. Install accessories such proper as the ice cube box, cover evaporating tray, etc., in their places. They are packed together to prevent possible damage during shipping. 3. Connect the power single-outlet circuit. 12 supply cord (or plug) to the outlet. Use this appliance on a Operation Starting When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it to stabilize at normal operating temperatures for 2-3 hours prior to filling it with fresh or frozen foods. If is operation interrupted, wait 5 minutes before Adjusting The Temperatures and JET FRZ : Functions APPLICABLE TO SOME MODEL ONLY. When the button is 13 restarting. pushed, the buzzer sounds. Operation You How to adjust the temperature in can Freezer adjust temperature of freezer room and refrigerator Compartment. Compartment temperature adjustment Setting temperature the freezer compartment BAR Indication How to adjust the temperature in the refrigerator compartment Refrigerator Compartment temperature adjustment Setting temperature BAR Indication pressing button, setting is repeated in the order (Middle Strong) (Strong) (Weak) (Middle Weak). Whenever of (Middle) The actual inner temperature varies depending on the food status, as the indicated setting temperature is the target temperature, not actual temperature within refrigerator. Refrigeration function is weak in the initial time. Please adjust temperature using refrigerator for minimum 2~3days. above after Dispenser You selection can select water or ice. Please select water, Crushed ice, or cubed ice button as you desire. pressing Please press the button gently by pushing by in cup. You will hear a clap when the ice door closes after ice is dispensed. Pressing Switch ? Reference : Hold your cup in place for a couple of seconds after dispensing ice or water so the last few drips go in your cup instead of 14 on the floor. as Operation The automatic icemaker automatically make 8 cubes at a time, 120~150pieces per day. This quantity may vary by circumstance, including temperature, door opening, freezer load. etc. Automatic Icemaker Icemaking stops when If you don't want to OFF. If you want to use can ambient the ice storage bin is full. use automatic icemaker, turn the icemaker switch to automatic ice-maker again, change the switch to ON. NOTE ? It is normal that When ice maker does not operate Ice is smoothly bin. a noise is lumped together lumps together, If the ice when ice made produced drops into the ice storage bin. take it out, break it apart, and put it back into the storage When the ice maker produces too small or lumped together ice, the amount of supplied to the ice maker needs to adjusted. Contact the service center. water If ice is not used frequently, it may lump together. Power failure Ice may drop into the freezer compartment. Take the ice storage bin out and discard all the ice then dry it and place it back. After the machine is powered again, crushed ice will be automatically selected. The unit is newly installed It takes about 12 hours for a newly installed refrigerator to Please select this function for prompt freezer. Jet Freezer "OFF EXPRESS FRZ JET FRZ OFF" or "OFF ON OFF" is repeated whenever button. pressing graphic remains at the On status after flickering 4 times when selecting Special Refrigeration On Prompt freezer function automatically turns off The arrow after a mark fixed time passes. JET FRZ : Applicable to some model only. This button stops operation of different button and dispenser function. Lock Locking or Release is repeated whenever the pressed more than 3 seconds. is If you use the LOCK button, none of the other buttons will work until you unlock them. 15 make ice. Operation The Other Functions Ambient Temperature Display Temperature Temperature is displayed only Window. between 16°F ~ 120°F. less than 15°F is indicated with LO and temperature more than 121°F is indicated with HI. Door open A warning warning tone will sound 3 times at door is left open for more than sixty thirty-second Please contact with the local service center if closing the door. Diagnosis (failure detection) intervals if the refrigerator or freezer seconds. warning continue to sound even after function automatically detects failure when failure is found in product during refrigerator. If your refrigerator fails, do not turn off the power. Instead, contact a local Authorized service center or call our support line for assistance. Turning off the appliance will make it more difficult for the service technician to determine the problem. Diagnosis the use function of Water is cooled while stored in the water tank in freezer door, and then sent to the How Ice/Cold Water is Supplied dispenser. Ice is made in the automatic icemaker and sent to the or How to Use dispenser divided into crushed cubed ice. Select among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and press the or other container. push switch with a glass Dispenser Crushed Ice Water ? 16 Light the water lamp by pressing the selection button. Water will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. ? Light the crushed ice lamp by pressing the selection button. Crushed ice will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. Cubed Ice Light the cubed ice lamp by pressing ? the selection button. Cubed ice will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. Operation NOTE ? Crushed ice will be is connected ? Place on ? automatically selected after a power failure or when the power plug again. glasses or other containers near the ice outlet otherwise ice is likely to be dropped the floor. A snap sound will be heard 5 seconds after ice is fully dispensed. This sound is made when the ice outlet is closed. ? Please leave your glass near the ice outlet for 2-3 seconds after releasing your glass pressing push switch to allow any left over water or ice to be dispensed. Please wipe away water dropped below the dispenser by removing the water collector from ? the cover. ? If cubed ice is selected crushed ice crushed following ice, there may still be some left over dispensed. The automatic icemaker can automatically make 8 cubes at a time, 120-150 pieces per day. This quantity may vary by circumstance, including ambient temperature, door openings, freezer load. etc. Automatic Ice Maker Icemaking stops when the ice storage bin is full. If you don't want to use automatic icemaker, turn the icemaker switch to OFF. If you decide you want to use the icemaker, turn the switch to ON. NOTE ? It is normal that a noise is produced when ice made is dropped into the ice storage bin. Ice is lumped together When ice is lumped together, take the ice out of the ice storage bin, break if into small pieces, and then place them into the ice storage bin again. When Ice Maker Does Not Operate Smoothly When the ice maker produces too small supplied to the ice maker need to water If ice is not used frequently, it may or lumped together ice, the amount of adjusted. Contact the service center. lump together. Power failure Ice may drop into the freezer compartment. Take the ice storage bin out and discard all the ice then dry it and place it back. After the machine is powered again, crushed ice will be automatically selected. The unit is newly installed It takes about 12 hours for a newly installed refrigerator to make ice in the freezer compartment. Dispenser Light Dispenser switch or dispenser light button turn the dispenser light in the dispenser on and off. The dispenser light Function is repeated following below whenever pressing "FILTER RESET/LIGHT" button. If dispenser light continuously turns on more than 7 minutes with dispenser light button, the dispenser light turns off automatically by compulsion. 17 Operation LCD(GR-:267AV(T)BA Model) As demonstrated below, it displays the months left in units of 30 days or about 4,700 seconds of using water filter until the filter replacement is required, starting from when the refrigerator power usage is first begun. will appear on the filter condition After 6 months, the following sentence and 6 Filter Condition (filter replacement cycle) Display Function part of the LCD. FILTER LIGHT 3SECS. After 6 months have passed, and if the filter has been replaced or you want to reset the filter condition display, press the filter replacement button more than 3 seconds and it will reset to the initial Power On state. 6 5 3 4 2 0 1 LED(GR-L267AV(T)BA other Model) There is a replacement indicator light for the water filter cartridge on the dispenser. Water filter needs replacement once six months or about 28,000 seconds of using water filter. FILTER RESET HOLD 3SECS text turn on to tell you need to replace the filter soon. After replace the filter, press and hold the lock button more than 3seconds. FILTER RESET HOLD 3SECS text turn off with reset status. Throw away the ice (about 20 refrigerator installation. This is also necessary when the Cautions pieces) and water refrigerator has Keep children away from the dispenser. Children may play with or damage the controls. (about 7 glasses) not been used for a first made after long time. Be careful that food does not block the ice passage. If foods are placed at the entrance of ice passage, the dispenser may malfunction. The passage may also become blocked with frost if only crushed ice is used. Remove the frost that accumulates. Storing cans or other items in the ice bin may damage the container may burst. Never use thin crystal glass or crockery to collect ice. Such glasses or containers may be broken. the icemaker or Put ice first into a glass before filling water or other beverages. splashed if ice is added to existing liquid in a glass. Keep your hands and tools out of the ice door and passage. You might break something or injure yourself. Water may be Never remove the ice maker cover. Shake the ice bin occasionally to level the ice in it. Sometimes the ice piles up near the icemaker, causing the icemaker to misread the bin level and stop producing ice. If discovered ice immediately 18 or water is dispensed, contact an Authorized service center and discontinue use until the problem is corrected. Never use too narrow or deep glass. Ice may be jammed in ice passage and, thus, the refrigerator may be failed. Keep the glass at a proper distance from ice outlet. A glass too close to the outlet may hinder ice from coming out. Operation Shelf Shelf Height Adjustment The refrigerator compartment shelf is movable according to space requirement of foods. so that you How to separate a shelf : Lift the shelf a the direction of Arrow ,then remove it from the rack by pulling it in the direction of Arrow How to install a . shelf : Holding the shelf up at the front, insert the tab at the desired height and lower the shelf into place. NOTE ? Make sure the shelf is horizontal. If not, it may Wine Holder (Applicable to some models only) Wine Holder Bottles Adjustment be stored can wine rack. It can on their sides in this be attached to any shelf. Wine holder adjustment : be separated by pulling it straight out and installed by placing it at the end of the shelf you want and pushing Wine holder can it inward. Can Server adjustment (Applicable to some models only) Can Server Cans be stored Adjustment the using upper shelf 19 on their sides out of the way It can be attached to an can-sever. only. drop. can place it at a height Operation Egg You can Bin (Applicable to place the egg box to wherever you want it. some [Normal] models only) [For Many Eggs] NOTE ? ? Never use the egg box as an Humidity control The or ice storage bin. It Never store the egg box in the freezer in the be broken. compartment or fresh compartment. vegetable compartment be controlled humidity by adjusting right when storing vegetabes or fruits. can can the humidity control switch to the left High humidity Humidity Control Low High Low humidity Humidity Control Low High Convert into (Applicable a meat vegetable or compartment to some models only) The bottom drawer in the refrigerator can be converted into a vegetable or compartment The meat compartment maintains the temperature at a lower point than the refrigerator compartment so that meat or fish can be stored fresh longer. NOTE ? Vegetables or compartment. 20 fruits Be are sure frozen if the conversion switch is set to meats to check it before storing foods. meat Operation OptiChill Temperature Transition Corner (Applicable to some models only) By pressing fruits or the button, store vegetables, other types of food such be defrosted, fish, raw as meat to etc. Temperature Change at OptiChill Method to Use You can select optimum temperature range depending stored. - on types of foods four steps of temperature selection available, including 27°F,30°F, 50°F.Vegetables, fruits, cold storage items requiring humidity maintenance, meats, and fishes can are 39°F and be stored under optimal conditions by selectiong the correct storage temperature for the foods being stored. When using the OptiChill to store meats or When using the OptiChill to store fruits in the freezer compartments. or fishes, fruits, vegetables, If you open the refrigerator door, an indicator The lamp goes off when the door is closed. lamp or vegetables may be frozen. meats and fishes must be stored shows the status of the Optichill. Press the left SELECT button to cycle through FRUIT VEGE(39°F) CHILLED ROOM(30°F) PARTIAL FREEZING(27°F) WINE(50°F_Option) FRUIT VEGE(39°F). Press the right SELECT button to cycle between EXPRESS CHILL THAW(Optional). The thawing setting can be adjusted by the weight of the meats being thawed. operations are cancelled when you press The THAW and the EXPRESS CHILL button. OptiChill When First, Removing OptiChill When remove the vegetable bin. After holding back and front of the pull it outward. Fit the OptiChill slideitin . Installing OptiChill case on When forced, the 21 to the OptiChill ledge connecting parts can and be and gently damaged. left Suggestion Location of Foods (Refer to Wine Holder Identification of Parts) Store wine. Snack Drawer Store small foods such Freezer as bread, snacks, etc. Store various frozen foods such ice cream, frozen snacks, etc. Compartment as meat, fish, Shelf Store small packed frozen food. Temperature is likely to increase as opens. So, do not store long-term food Freezer Compartment Door Rack ice cream, etc. Store meat, fish, chicken, etc. after them with thin foil. Freezer wrapping Store dry. Compartment Drawer Store milk Milk Product such products as butter, cheese, etc. Corner Egg door such Bin Place this egg box in the proper location. Store foods of Refreshment Center frequent use such as beverage, etc. Store side dishes distance. Refrigerator Compartment or other foods at a proper Shelf Refrigerator Compartment Store small as packed food or beverages such milk, juice, beer, etc. Door Rack Vegetable Drawer Store vegetables or fruits. Store vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, raw fish, etc. setting the conversion switch as Vegetable Drawer /Meat Drawer Conversion Corner necessary. Be sure to check the conversion switch setting before storing foods. 22 on Food Storage Suggestion on Food Storage Foods Storing Store fresh food in the refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is important factor in maintaining its freshness and flavor. Do not store food which spoils easily at low temperatures, such as an bananas and melons. prior to storing, placing hot food in the refrigerator could spoil higher energy consumption. When storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container with a lid. This prevents moisture from evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients. Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air keeps refrigerator Allow hot food to cool other food, and lead to temperatures even. Do not open the door and cause Never so Freezer frequently. Opening temperatures keep the door lets air enter the refrigerator, they may push against by inner racks too much food in door rack because that the door cannot be fully closed. Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This Compartment When storing warm to rise. frozen food like ice cream for a - they may causes break when frozen. loss of taste and nutrient. long period, place it on the freezer shelf, not in the door rack. Refrigerator Compartment Avoid placing moist food in top refrigerator shelves, it could freeze from direct contact with chilled air. Always clean food prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed and wiped, and packed food should be wiped, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. When storing eggs in their storage rack or box, ensure that they are fresh, and always store them in an upright position, which keeps them fresh longer. NOTE ? 23 If you keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, frequent opening of the door or storing a lot of vegetables in it may cause condensation to form which has no effect on its performance. Remove the condensation with dust cloth free from care. Care and Maintenance How to Dismantle Parts NOTE ? Dismantling is done in the reverse sequence of assembly. sure to unplug the power plug before dismantling and assembly. Never apply severe force to dismantle parts. Parts may be damaged. Be Freezer Separate the lamp by pulling it slightly striking and rotating while the lamp cover. Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Compartment Lamp out the lamp by pulling it out, and then the lamp. Max. 15 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Seperate Dispenser Lamp remove Freezer To remove a shelf, lift the left part of the shelf bit, push it to the direction , lift the right part to the diretion , and take it out. Compartment a Shelf Door Rack and Lift the door rack holding both sides it out to direction. Support Ice Storage and pull Bin Hold the ice storage bin as shown in the right and pull it out while slightly lifting it . figure It is recommended not to dismantle the ice storage bin unless it is necessary. Use both hands to it. remove the ice bin to avoid dropping If the ice bin does not slide into twist the drive device slightly. After Dispenser place easily, The water collector has no self-drainage function. It should be cleaned regularly. Remove the cover by pulling the front side of water collector cover and dry it with a cloth. Is Used 24 Care and Maintenance To remove the lamp cover, press the protrusion under the lamp cover to the front and then pull the lamp cover out. Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Lamp in Refrigerator Compartment NOTE ? Vegetable Compartment Be sure to remove parts from the refrigerator door when removing the vegetable compartment, snack drawer, and refreshment center cover. To remove cover, Cover pull the vegetable compartment vegetable compartment out the bit to the front , lift the front part of the vegetable compartment cover as shown by a , and take it out. 25 General Information Vacation Time During average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator operation. Place freezable items in freezer for longer life. When you plan to store the refrigerator, remove all food, disconnect the power cord, clean the interior thoroughly, and Block the doors open to prevent mold and mildew. Be certain the stored refrigerator does not present a child entrapment danger. in Power Failure Most power failures that are corrected in an hour or two will not affect your refrigerator temperatures. However, you should minimize the number of door openings while the power is off. If You Move Remove To avoid AntiCondensation Pipe or securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator. damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into The outside wall of the refrigerator cabinet may sometimes get warm, the base. especially just after installation. Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation refrigerant to prevent sweating on pipe, which pumps hot the outer cabinet wall. Cleaning It is important that your food should be refrigerator be kept clean to prevent undesirable odors. Spilled wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle. Exterior Interior Use lukewarm solution of mild soap or detergent to clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean damp cloth and then dry. a Regular cleaning is detergent and mild After Cleaning Please power Warning recommended. Wash all compartments water. Rinse and dry. a baking verify that the power cord is not damaged, power plug plug is well inserted into the power consent. Always remove electrical parts soda solution or a warm power cord from the wall outlet prior to is not overheated, cleaning in the vicinity or of (lamps, switches, controls, etc.). Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge or cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting into any electrical part and causing an electric shock. Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, coarse abrasive cleaners, strong alkaline solutions, flammable or toxic cleaning liquids on any surface. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet or damp hands, because damp object will stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Troubleshooting Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. common occurrences that are not the result of defective This list includes workmanship Occurrence Runing of or materials in this Possible compressor does not run. Refrigerator control is off. Set refrigerator control. See controls. Refrigerator is in defrost This is normal for cycle. Power outage. Check house Refrigerator too much too long Room or Make sure outlet. lights. is larger than the you owned. Refrigerator one setting the a fully automatic defrosting refrigerator. The defrost cycle occurs periodically. at wall outlet is disconnected. Plug or Solution cause refrigerator Refrigerator runs appliance. plug is tightly pushed into Call local electric company. previous This is normal. Larger, more efficient units run longer in these conditions. It is normal for the refrigerator to work under these conditions. outside weather is hot. longer It takes Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. are opened too frequently or too long. Refrigerator or slightly open. hours for the refrigerator completely. Warm food will cause the refrigerator to run longer until the desired temperature is reached. Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. Doors some to cool down freezer door may be Warm air entering the refrigerator causes it to run longer. Open the door less often. Make sure the refrigerator is level. Keep food and containers from blocking door. See problem section. OPENING/CLOSING of doors. Refrigerator control is set too cold. Set the refrigerator control to a setting until the refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. warmer Refrigerator worn, or cracked, freezer or gasket is dirty, poorly fitted. Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the door seal will cause refrigerator to run longer in order to maintain desired temperatures. Thermostat is at a constant keeping the temperature. refrigerator This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. Occurrence Possible Refrigerator Thermostat is at a constant compressor does not run. Temperatures are Temperature in the freezer is too cold but the refrigerator temperature is Solution cause keeping the refrigerator temperature. This is normal. The refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. too cold Set the freezer control to a warmer freezer temperature is Freezer control is set too cold setting until the satisfactory. satisfactory. in the is too cold and the freezer Temperature refrigerator Refrigerator control Set the is set too cold. warmer refrigerator control setting to a temperature is satisfactory. Food stored in drawers freezes. Refrigerator control Meat stored in fresh meat drawer freezes. Temperatures Meat should be stored at a temperature below the freezing point of water (32˚F, 0 ˚C) for maximum fresh storage time. just are Temperatures in the refrigerator or freezer See above solution. is set too cold. It is normal for ice crystals to form due to the moisture content of meat. too warm Freezer control is set too Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. warm. are too warm. Refrigerator control Refrigerator control is set too warm. has some effect on freezer temperature. Doors are opened too frequently or too long. Door is slightly open. Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. Warm air enters the refrigerator/ freezer whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. Close the door Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. completely. Wait until the refrigerator or freezer has a chance to reach its selected temperature. Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. Temperature in the refrigerator is too warm but the freezer temperature is satisfactory. Refrigerator control is set too warm. A refrigerator requires completely. some hours to cool down Set the setting. refrigerator control to a colder Occurrence Possible Solution cause Sound and noise Louder sound levels when refrigerator is on. Louder sound levels when Today's refrigerators storage capacity and even have increased maintain more It is normal for sound levels to be higher. temperatures. Refrigerator operates at higher pressures during the start of the ON cycle. This is normal. The sound will level off the refrigerator continues to run. as compressor comes on. Vibrating or rattling noise. Floor is uneven or Refrigerator rocks moved slightly. Items are placed on vibrating. weak. on the floor when it is the top of the Dishes are vibrating the refrigerator. Refrigerator Water/Moisture/Ice inside Moisture collects the inside walls of the refrigerator. on touching the shelves in wall or cabinets. floor is level and solid and can Remove items. It is normal for dishes to vibrate slightly. Move dishes slightly. Make sure refrigerator is level and firmly set on floor. Move refrigerator so that it does not touch the wall or refrigerator. The weather is hot and humid which increases the rate of frost buildup and internal sweating. This is normal. Door is slightly open. See problem section doors. Door is opened too often or too long. Open opening/closing of the door less often. refrigerator Weather is humid. This is normal in humid weather. When humidity is lower, the moisture should disappear. Door is slightly open,causing cold air from the inside the refrigerator to meet warm air from the outside. This time, close the door on or sure refrigerator Water/Moisture/Ice outside Moisture forms the outside of the refrigerator between doors. is on refrigerator Be adequately support refrigerator. completely. Occurrence Odors in Possible Solution cause refrigerator Clean interior with sponge,warm water and baking soda. Interior needs to be cleaned. Food with strong odor is in the Some containers and produce odors. Opening/Closing refrigerator. wrapping materials Cover food Use different container wrapping materials. a or brand of of doors/Drawers Door(s) will not close. Food Door(s) will not close. Door was closed too hard, door to open slightly. package is Floor is uneven or Refrigerator rocks is moved slightly. Move door open. keeping causing Refrigerator is not level. It rocks floor when it is moved slightly. other on the weak. on the floor when it packages closing. that Close both doors gently. Adjust Be the Refrigerator Food is drawer is touching touching shelf wall on Track that drawer slides or cabinets. top of the on is dirty. floor is level and sure Move Keep keep height adjusting support refrigerator. Contact carpenter to sloping Drawers are difficult to move. completely. door from screw. can correct adequately sagging or floor. refrigerator.. less food in drawer. Clean drawer and track. Dispenser Dispenser will not dispense ice When the first into the bin, the Ice storage bin is empty. Freezer temperature is set too warm. Household water line valve is not open. supply of ice is dropped dispenser should operate. Turn the freezer control to a higher setting so that ice cubes will be made. When the first supply of ice is made, the dispenser should operate. household water line valve and allow sufficient time for ice to be made. When ice is made, dispenser should Open operate. Refrigerator or freezer door is not closed. Be sure both doors are closed. Care and Maintenance Occurrence Possible Solution cause Ice has melted and frozen around auger due to infrequent use, temperature fluctuations and/or power outrages. Dispenser will not dispense ice. Remove ice storage bin, and thaw and the contents. Clean bin, wipe dry and replace in proper position. When new ice is made, dispenser should operate. Ice dispenser is jammed. Ice cubes are jammed between the ice maker arm and back of the bin. Ice cubes are frozen together. Remove the ice cubes that the dispenser. are Use the that cubes do dispenser often together. so jamming not freeze Ice cubes that have been purchased made in some other way have been used in the dispenser. or Household water line valve is not open. See problem Icemaker is not making any ice. Dispenser will not dispense water. Refrigerator Water has an odd taste and/or odor. or freezer door is not closed. Water has been in the tank for too long. Only the ice cubes made by the ice maker should be used with the dispenser. Open Be household water line valve. sure both doors are closed. Draw and discard 7 glasses of water supply. Draw and discard 7 glasses to completely rinse to freshen the an additional out tank. Unit not properly connected to cold Sound of ice This sound is normally made when bin. Volume may vary according to dropping Sound of water automatically made ice refrigerator's location. This sound is normally made when ice maker is the automatically made ice. supply Other Please thoroughly supplied read Automatic icemaker and CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE NUMBERS: To Prove Connect unit to cold water line which water to kitchen faucet. supplies water line. is dropped into ice storage with water after dispenser in this manual. http://www.lgservice.com Warranty Coverage Retain your Sales Receipt to prove date of purchase. A copy of your Sales Receipt must be submitted at the time warranty service is To Obtain Product, Customer or provided. 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