ENGLISH OWNER’S MANUAL SXS REFRIGERATOR Please read this owner's manual thoroughly before operating and keep it handy for reference at all times. P/No. MFL68029537 www.lg.com Electrical Connections ENGLISH (In the UK Only) The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code: Important GREEN AND YELLOW : EARTH BLUE : NEUTRAL BROWN : LIVE This appliance must be earthed. Green and Yellow(Earth) Brown(Live) Blue(Neutral) Fuse Cord grip As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this apparatus may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: The wire which is coloured Green and Yellow must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter E or by the earth symbol( ) or coloured Green or Green and Yellow. The wire which is coloured Blue must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured Black. The wire which is coloured Brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured Red. If a 13 amp(BS 1363) plug is used, fit a 13 amp BS 1362 fuse. Su 1 Introduction Entry e The model and serial numbers are found on the inner case on the back or one side of the refrigerator compartment of this unit. These numbers are unique to this unit and are 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. Date of purchase Dealer purchased from Dealer address Dealer phone no. Model no. Serial no. Ac : : : : : : Important safety instructions WARNING Before it is used, this refrigerator must be properly installed and located in accordance with the installation instructions in this document. This Refrigerator is intended for Domestic indoor use only. Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling on the power cord. Always grip plug firmly and pull it straight out from the outlet. When moving your appliance away from the wall, be careful not to roll over the power cord or to damage it in any way. After your 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 maintenance. Never touch the appliance with wet hands as you may receive an electric shock or injure yourself. Never damage, press, severely bend, pull or twist the power cord as damage to the cord may cause a fire or electric shock. Naver touch the cord if you are uncertaim if the appliance is correctly earthed. The fuse on the refrigerator must be changed by a qualified technician or service company. - Failing to do so may result in electric shock or personal injury. Never place glass items in the freezer as they may break due to expansion of their contents on freezing. Never put your hands into the storage bin of the automatic ice maker as you could be injured during its operation. The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons 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 refreshment centre door. These actions may damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury. 3 Chil Introduction It is advised that this appliance should be connected through an independent power socket to prevent it and other appliances from overloading the circuit and causing a power outage. Accessibility of Supply Plug The appliance should be positioned so that the supply plug is easily accessible for quick disconnection should an accident occur. Supply Cord Replacement If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard. WARNING Do not modify or extend the Power Cord length. It may cause electric shock or fire. Connect the power plug in proper position with the cord hanging down. - If you connect the power plug upside down, wire can get cut off and cause fire or electric shock. Make sure that the power plug is not squashed or damaged by the back of the refrigerator. DANGER: Risk of child entrapment. Child entrapment WARNING Before you dispose of your old refrigerator please remove doors but leave the shelves in place so that children cannot climb inside. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental 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. Don’t store Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapour and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. Grounding (Earthing) In the event of an electric short circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current. WARNING WARNING In order to prevent possible electric shock this appliance must be earthed. Improper connection of the earthing plug can cause electric shock. Consult a qualified electrician or service engineer if the earthing instructions are not completely understood, or if you have doubts as to whether the appliance is properly earthed. Do not move refrigerator while the refrigerator is operating. Compressor may occur a temporary rattling noise. (This is normal and will not impact on the performance or the life of the compressor. The rattling will stop after the refrigerator comes to a rest.) 4 ENGLISH Don’t use an extension cord Introduction ENGLISH WARNING • eep ventilation openings in the room where the appliance is installed clear of K obstruction. • o not use mechanical devices or other means to accelerate the defrosting process, D other than those recommended by the manufacturer. • Do not damage the refrigerant circuit. • o not use electrical appliances inside the food storage compartments of the D appliance, unless they are of the type recommended by the manufacturer. • isposal procedures. If disposing of this appliance, please consult with a service D agent or a similarly qualified person for more details. • o not store explosive substances such as aerosol cans with a flammable propellant D in this appliance. • o not use aerosols near the refrigerator. D - Aerosols used near the refrigerator may cause an explosion or fire. This appliance may contain (Check the rating/comliance label for the refriger-ant type and amount. Applicable to some models only) a small amount of isobutane refrigerant (R600a), natural gas with high environmental compatibility, but it is also combustible. When transporting and installing the appliance, care should be taken to ensure that no parts of the refrigerating circuit are damaged. Refrigerant squirting out of the pipes could ignite or cause an eye injury. If a leak is detected, avoid any naked flames or potential sources of ignition and air the room in which the appliance is standing for several minutes. In order to avoid the creation of a flammable gas air mixture if a leak in the refrigerating circuit occurs, the size of the room in which the appliance may be sited depends on the amount of refrigerant used. The room must be 1m2 in size for every 8g of R600a refrigerant inside the appliance. The amount of refriger-ant in your particular appliance is shown on the Identification plate inside the appliance. Never start up an appliance showing any signs of damage. If in doubt, consult your dealer. 5 Introduction Identification of parts Freezer Compartment Refrigerator Compartment Extra door rack (Optional) Dairy Corner LED Lamp Shelf Automatic Icemaker Wine rack (Optional) Door Rack Shelf Refreshment center (Optional) LED Lamp Shelf Process of freezing occurs the fastest on the marked shelf No Plumbing Ice & Water (Optional) Door rack Egg Box (Optional) Drawer (2) Door Rack Vegetable drawer Door rack Door Rack Model: GSL32*****, GSP32*****, GWL27****, GWP27**** Freezer Compartment Space plus Refrigerator Compartment Egg Tray Dairy Corner Filter Door rack Automatic ice maker LED Panel Door rack Shelf Refreshment Centre (Optional) No Plumbing Ice & Water (Optional) LED Panel Shelf Process of freezing occurs the fastest on the marked shelf Door rack Door rack Vegetable drawer Vegetable drawer Door rack Lower cover 6 NOTE Parts, features, and options vary by model. Your model may not include every option. ENGLISH Model: GSL54*****, GSP54*****, GWL31****, GWP31**** Installation Where to Install 1. P lace your appliance where it is easy to use. Select a good location 2. A void placing the unit near heat sources, di-rect sunlight or moisture. Do not operate the appliance outdoors where it can be exposed directly, or indirectly to sun, wind and rain. Keep it at a proper distance More than 5 cm to back 3. T o ensure proper air circulation around the fridge-fteezer, please maintain sufficient space on both the sides as well as top and maintain at least 2 inches (5 cm) from the rear wall. 4. To avoid vibrations, the appliance must be levelled. 5. Do not install the appliance in temperatures of less than 5°C as the performance may be affected. This appliance is intended to be used in household and similar applications such as – staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working environments; – farm houses and by clients in hotels, motels and other residential type environments; – bed and breakfast type environments; – catering and similar non-retail applications. Appliance usage range The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is accessible after installation. Before Installation Never use gas pipes, telephone lines or other potential lightening rods as ground. - Improper use of the ground plug can result in electric shock. WARNING If the appliance generates a strange noise, a burning or smell or smoke, unplug the power plug immediately and contact your nearest service center. If any dust or water is in refrigerator, pull out power plug and contact your LG Electronics service center. - There is a risk of fire. The water supply to this refrigerator must only be installed/connected by a suitably qualified person and connect to a potable water supply only. Use only the ice maker provided with the refrigerator. When installing, servicing or cleaning behind the refrigerator, be sure to pull the unit straight out and push back in straight after finishing. After unpacking, keep the packing materials out of reach of children. - There is a risk of death from suffocation if children put them over their head. This appliance contains fluid (refrigerant, lubricant) and is made of parts and materials which are reusable and/or recyclable. Disposal of the old appliance All the packaging materials should be sent to the collection centre for recycling. For details of your local recycling centre, please contact your local council. Ensure that none of the pipes on the back of the appliance are damaged prior to disposal. 7 Installation Door removal ENGLISH Electric Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator before installing. Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury. If your front door is too narrow to get the refrigerator into the house, remove the refrigerator doors and pass the appliance through laterally. Applicable to No Plumbing Ice & Water Model only Lower cover Feed water tube Feed water tube Remove the lower cover by loosening all the screws. Then push in the feed water tube while depressing the connector , as shown in the illustration on the right. Remove lower cover and then feed water tube NOTE • If a tube end is deformed or abraded, trim the end with sharp knife until perfectly round. Hinge cover 1) Remove the hinge cover by loosening the screws. Then separate all connection wires except for the earth. Remove the freezer compartment door Connection wires Upper hinge 2) Remove the keeper by rotating it counter clockwise (c) and then lifting the upper hinge up (d). Keeper Upper hinge NOTE • When removing the upper hinge, be careful that the door does not fall forwards. 3) Remove the freezer compartment door by lifting it upward. The door should be lifted high enough for the feed water pipe tube to be completely pulled out. Engough for water feed pipe tube to be completely pulled out NOTE • Remove the refrigerator compartment door If you have removed the refrigerator compartment door to pass the appliance through an access door, lay the door down, but be careful not to damage the feed water pipe tube. 1) Loosen the hinge cover screws and remove the cover. Remove connection wires, if any, except for the earth line. 8 Lower hinge Connection wires Installation Upper hinge Keeper 2) Remove keeper by rotating it clockwise (c) and then remove the upper hinge by lifting it up (d). 3) Remove the refrigerator compartment door by lifting it up. Lower hinge Pass the refrigerator laterally through the access door as illustrated to the right. Pass the refrigerator Max 5 4 3 2 1 Min 1 FRZ TEMP 2 REF TEMP 3 4 5 Max Door replacement Once the fridge is through the access door, remount the fridge doors by following the door removal instructions in reverse. Feed water pipe installation Before Installation A utom atic ic e m ake r ope ration ne e ds w ate r pre s s ure of 1 4 7 ~ 8 3 4 kP a (1 . 5 ~ 8 . 5 kgf / cm 2) (The pressure is correct when an instant paper cup (180 cc) is in 3 sec.). I f w ate r pre s s ure doe s not re ac h the rating 1 4 7 kP a (1 . 5 kgf /c m 2) or below, it is necessary to purchase a separate pressure pump for normal automatic icing and cool water feed. Keep the total length of the feed water pipe tube within 8 m and be careful that the tube does not bend. If the tube is 8 m or longer it may cause water feed problems owing to the drain water pressure. Install the feed water pipe tube at a place free from heat. Connect to drinking water supply only. WARNING • Connect to potable water supply only. (for Plumbing Type) • Fill with potable water only. (for Non-Plumbing Type) R e f e r to ins truc tions w ith w ate r f ilte r kit f or ins tallation. B e c are f ul that the w ate r tube m atc h s am e c olour. B e f ore be ing us e d, the le akage in the s e plac e s s hould be e x am ine d. L G W arranty doe s not c ove r W AT E R L I N E I N S TA L L AT I O N . The cost of connection to a water supply is at the customer expense, unless included in the delivery charge (refer to the delivery agreement with the seller) P le as e c ontac t P lum be r or authroris e d I ns talle r f or the ins tallation if ne e de d. I f W ate r le akage oc c urs due to im prope r ins tallation, P le as e c ontac t ins talle r. 9 th Installation Door Height adjustment Model: GSL54*****, GSP54*****, GWL31****, GWP31**** ENGLISH - Method 1 is recommended. - Use 1 spanner for freezer. Method 1 (recommended) Open the door and adjust the level by using a nut of height adjusting screw on the lower side of a door with a spanner. Raising Raising DoorUp Up Door Height difference Spanner Lower Door Down Release Preventing Nut Adjust Hinge Pin Method 2 (only for Plumbing type) 1. Using large side of spanner, rotate release-preventive nuts ( release rotate release-preventive nuts' tightness. m2) ) clockwise to ) clockwise or ( ) counter-clockwise 2. Rotate the Adjust-hinge pin either ( using a narrow side of a spanner to adjust the level difference between the refrigerator door and freezer door. 3. After adjusting door height, please firmly tighten the Release-prevention nuts ( ) counter-clockwise to the end. e Raising Door Up Nut Releasing CAUTION • After levelling the door height Release Preventing Nut Adjust Hinge Pin Lower Door Down Nut Tightening Do not adjust the height level too much. The hinge pin can be fallen out. (Range of height adjustment : Max. 3mm) The refrigerator doors will close smoothly by adjusting the front side using the height adjustment screw. If the doors do not close correctly, performance may be affected. 1. Wipe off all dust accumulated during shipping and clean your appliance thoroughly. 2. Install accessories such as the ice cube box, cover evaporating tray, etc., in their proper places. They are packed together to prevent possible damage during shipping. 3. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the outlet. Don’t double up with other appliances on the same outlet. Next 10 Installation Door Height adjustment Model: GSL32*****, GSP32*****, GWL27****, GWP27**** If the freezer compartment door is lower than the refrigerator compartment door Height Left height adjustment screw m) e Level the door by inserting ﬂat( - type) driver into the groove of the left height adjusting screw and rotate it clockwise (①). 2 If the freezer compartment door is higher than the refrigerator compartment door Level the door by inserting ﬂat( - type) driver into the groove of the left height adjusting screw and rotate it clockwise (①). Height Right height adjustment screw After levelling the door height The refrigerator doors will close smoothly by adjusting the front side using the height adjustment screw. If the doors do not close correctly, performance may be affected. Next 1. Wipe off all dust accumulated during shipping and clean your appliance thoroughly. 2. Install accessories such as the ice cube box, cover evaporating tray, etc., in their proper places. They are packed together to prevent possible damage during shipping. 3. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the outlet. Don’t double up with other appliances on the same outlet. 11 Operation 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 operation is interrupted, wait 5 minutes before restarting. NOTE • Allow the appliance to stand for 2 hours after installation. Adjusting the temperatures and functions Model: GSL54*****, GSP54*****, GWL31****, GWP31**** Function display board < Type-1> < Type-2> Refreshment Center < Dispenser> NOTE Y our model may not include every option. • The control display is touch operated. Excessive moisture on the display panel may result in its malfunction. Please keep the display panel dry and clean. • 12 ENGLISH Starting Operation Adjusting the temperatures and functions Model: GSL32*****, GSP32*****, GWL27****, GWP27**** Refreshment Centre button (Optional) Water/Ice output Dispenser push switch Option Refreshment Centre (Optional) Function display board Type-1 Type-2 NOTE Your model may not include every option. • The control display is touch operated. Excessive moisture on the display panel may result in its malfunction. Please keep the display panel dry and clean. • 13 Operation You can adjust temperature of the fridge and freezer compartments Setting temperature Model: GSL54*****, GSP54*****, GWL31****, GWP31**** Model: GSL32*****, GSP32*****, GWL27****, GWP27**** Refrigerator Compartment temperature adjustment How to adjust the temperature in the refrigerator compartment Setting temperature Model: GSL54*****, GSP54*****, GWL31****, GWP31**** Model: GSL32*****, GSP32*****, GWL27****, GWP27**** • • 14 The actual inner temperature varies depending on the food status. The indicated temperature is a target temperature, not the actual temperature within the refrigerator. Until your refrigerator has settled from transit, it will not perform at its optimum. It takes 2 or 3 days for the fridge to stabilise. During this period, please adjust the temperature as above. ENGLISH Freezer Compartment temperature adjustment How to adjust the temperature in the freezer compartment Operation Dispenser use (on some model) • hoose from crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and depress the dispenser switch with C a glass or other container. Cubed Ice Water Crushed Ice Select cubed ice by pressing the selection button, which will be highlighted. Select water by pressing the selection button, which will be highlighted. Select crushed ice by pressing the selection button, which will be highlighted. • NB : P lease wait for 2~3 seconds before removing the cup from beneath the dispenser to ensure it has finished dispensing the ice or water. Door mounted automatic icemaker (on some model) Power Switch Feeler Arm • he icemaker automatically makes 6 cubes of ice at any one time, which equals T approximately 50-60 cubes per day. These quantities, however, may vary according to climatic conditions. E.g. the duration and amount of times the refrigerator door is opened. • Icemaking stops when the ice storage bin is full. • If you don’t want to use the automatic icemaker, turn the icemaker switch to OFF. If you want to use automatic icemaker again, change the switch to ON. NOTE The sound produced when the ice drops into the ice storage bin is normal, and is not caused by a defect. • Do not press the test button continuously when the tray is filled with ice or water – Water may overflow or ice jamming may occur. • When the bucket is not installed, the ice maker does not work. • WARNING 15 • Do not put your hands into the Ice maker during operation. You may injure yourself. • Do not store ice (cubes) for longer than two weeks., they can cause the dispenser to malfunction as the ice cubes clump together. w (on Operation To get cold water The dispensed water will not be icy cold, but just cool or cold. If you want colder water, dispense ice before dispensing water. If you have difficulty in replacing the ice storage bin Rotate the rotary gear in 1/4 cycle as shown in the illustration and then push it back. ① ② NOTE • Figure depends on model. When the ice dispenser will not operate properly It is normal that the ice maker will not operate correctly when there is only a small amount of ice left in the storage bin. Allow approximately one day for the ice maker to restock. If the ice forms into a solid lump and interrupts the operation of the automatic ice maker mechanism, remove the ice storage bin, separate the ice, discard the inseparable ice, and put the usable ice pieces back into the bin. The intermittent dispensing of ice is normal. However, since ice may get stuck and block the ice chute, regularly check the ice chute and clear any obstacles. ① ② NOTE • WARNING Figure depends on model. Naver insert your hand or any other object into the ice chute as this may damage dispenser parts or cause injury to the hand. • If ice is discoloured, stop using the dispenser and call the service centre. • Do not touch the blade a as it may injure the hand. • Naver insert your hands into the ice maker during operation. It may cause injury . • Do not allow your children to hang off the ice dispenser or the ice storage bin. This could cause injury. • 16 ENGLISH Precautions when using the dispenser (on some model) Operation Ice is lumped together ENGLISH When ice maker does not operate smoothly hen ice is lumped together, take the ice lumps out of the ice storage bin, break them W into small pieces, and place them back into the ice storage bin. • When the ice maker produces small or lumped together ice, the amount of water supplied to the ice maker may need to be adjusted. Contact the service centre. * If ice is not used frequently, it may lump together. • Power failure • Ice may melt and 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 • CAUTION It takes about 12 hours for a newly installed refrigerator to make ice in the freezer compartment. When the door is open, the Ice and water dispenser do not work. If you close the door hard, it may cause water spilling over the ice maker. • To prevent dropping the ice bucket, use both hands when removing it. • To prevent injury, be sure to clean up any ice or water that may have dropped on the floor. • Before being used, the leakage in these places should be examined. • To prevent dropping the ice bucket, use both hands when removing it. • If Water leakage occurs due to improper installation, Please contact installer. • • Door open warning The other functions warning bleep will sound 3 times every 30 seconds if the main or minibar door is left A open or ajar for more than a minute. • Please contact your local service centre if the warning continues to sound when the door is closed. • Diagnosis (failure detection) function he Diagnosis function automatically detects the problem when a failure is found whilst T using of refrigerator. • If a fault occurs, and none of the refrigerator buttons or functions are working, do not turn power off but immediately contact your local service centre. Once powered off it may not be possible for a service engineer to use the Diagnosis function to detect what caused the original fault. • WARNING • • 17 Use only the LED Lamps provided by manufacturer or service agents. Do not disassemble or repair the refrigerator by yourself. -Y ou run risk of causing a fire, malfunction and/or personal injury. In case of malfunction, please contact your service agents. Operation NOTE • It is normal that at first the water is not very cold. If you want colder water, add ice to the glass. Throw away the first ice (about 20 pieces) and the first water (about 7 glasses) passing through the appliance when the refrigerator is initially installed. The first ice and water may include particles or odour from the feed water pipe or the feed water box. The should also be done if the refrigerator has not been used for a long time. Keep children away from the dispenser. Children may push the dispenser switch incorrectly, or damage the dispenser by breaking associated parts. It may also cause them injury. Always ensure that food does not block the ice chute. If foods are placed at the entrance of the ice chute, ice may not be dispensed. The ice chute may become covered with ice powder if crushed ice is most commonly used. Remove the accumulated ice powder. Never store beverage cans or other foods in the ice storage bin for rapid cooling. This may damage the automatic ice maker. Never use fine crystal glasses or crockery to collect ice. Such glasses or containers may be broken. Put ice into a glass before filling with water or other beverages. Water may be splashed if ice is added after the drink. Never touch the ice outlet either with hands or any implement. Touching the ice outlet may cause a breakage or hand injury. Never remove the ice maker cover. It might be necessary from time to time to level the ice so the storage bin can fill to capacity. If ice is allowed to pile up near the ice maker, the ice maker may think that it is already full and it will stop producing ice. If discolored ice is dispensed, stop using the appliance and contact your serv-ice centre immediately. Ice may be jammed in ice chute causing the refrigerator to fail. Never use narrow or deep glassware when using the icemaker as ice can back up into the ice chute and cause a malfunction. Keep the glass at a proper distance from ice outlet. A glass too close to the outlet may hinder ice from coming out. WARNING Do not store articles on the top of the appliance. - When you open or close the door, the articles may fall and cause personal injury and/ or material damage. • Do not insert your hands into the bottom area under the appliance. - Any sharp edges may cause personal injury. • Do not leave the doors of the refrigerator open while the refrigerator is unattended and do not let children enter inside of the refrigerator. - There is a risk of children entrapment and serious personal injury because of low temperature. • Do not let children step on drawer’s cover. - It may break and cause slip hazard. • 18 ENGLISH Water is cooled while stored in the water tank in the refrigerator compartment, and then sent to the dispenser. Ice is made in the automatic ice maker and is then sent to the dispenser as either crushed or cubed ice. How ice/cold water is supplied Operation This button locks the other buttons Lock • Locking or Release is repeated whenever the is pressed for more than 3 seconds. • If you use the lock button, none of the other buttons will work until you unlock them. LOCK UNLOCK Please select this function for fast freezing. Express Freezer • FF ON OFF is repeated whenever O pressing button. • he arrow graphic remains On after flickering T 4 times when selecting • xpress Freeze will automatically turn off after a E fixed time passes. On Off On Off This button turn the dispenser light on and off. Dispenser light (on some model) • Filter condition (filter replacement cycle) display function (on some model) The dispenser light function is turned ON or button. OFF by pressing • here is a replacement indicator light for the water filter cartridge on T the dispenser. • The water filter should be replacedevery six months. • he filter light comes on as a reminder to let T you know when to replace filter. • After replacing the filter, press and hold the button for more than 3 seconds to reset the indicator. he the or a to h ext icon indicates the condition of the water tank on no-plumbing model. N When the water tank is installed correctly, the indicator light will turn on. Otherwise, the light will not turn on. • This button has no function. Water tank condition (on some model) • • * All icons will be off after 20 seconds for energy saving once the situation changes. 19 connected separated Operation Open the minibar door. • You can access the minibar without opening the refrigerator door, thus saving electricity. • Inner lamp is lit in the refrigerator compartment when the minibar door opens, making it easy to identify the contents. How to use K ever use the minibar door as a chopping board and take N care not to damage it with sharp tools. • Never rest or press on the open minibar door. Use the minibar door as a stand • Never remove the inner minibar door cover • he minibar can not function correctly without the cover. T Only applies to models with inner minibar cover. Never place heavy items on the minibar door or allow children to hang or sit on it. • ot only may the minibar door be damaged, but children N may be hurt. ted 20 ENGLISH Refreshment centre(Applicable to some models only) Operation Shelf You can store side dish or refrigerated food on the shelf with sufficient space in between the containers. How to use How to disassemble 1. H old the rear part of the shelf slightly up and pull it forward. 2. L ift the shelf slightly up after pulling it half way. 3. W hile holding the shelf slightly, tilt the shelf to pull it out. Dairy corner How to use You can store dairy goods such as butter, cheese etc. How to disassemble Hold the basket with both hands and pull it out by pulling it up (1). If you close the refrigerator door with the dairy corner left open on the door side, the refrigerator door may not be closed properly. Therefore you must be careful. Wine holder (Applicable to some models only) Bottles can be stored laterally with this wine rack. 21 F H Operation This system efficiently absorbs strong odours by using an optical catalyst. This system does not have any affect on stored food. Fresh Air Filter Deodorizing system Vegetable compartment Opti Temp (Optional)/ Fresh compartment (Optional) How to use the deodorizing system • • The deodorizer is located behind the vegetable compartment. It can be removed for cleaning with soapy warm water from time to time. Please use closed containers to store pungent food. Odours are easily absorbed by other food in the compartment. Freezer Compartment (Applicable to some models only) If a large quantity of food is to be placed in the freezer compartment: The middle drawer of freezer compartment shall be taken out of the appliance and food shall be stacked directly on the wire shelf. Freezer compartment provides wire shelf on default to maximize food storage capacity. And also the drawer is provided to convenient usage for watery meat or half-liquid state food. If there is already food in the compartment, please set freezer to the coldest condition (depends of type: -23/-24°C) and press on "Express frz" button several hours before placing fresh produce in the freezer compartment to get maximum capacity. As a rule 4 hours is adequate. Max Freezing capacity 22 ENGLISH Deodorizer (Applicable to some models only) or Suggestion on food storage ENGLISH Location of foods (Refer to identification of parts) Store wine. Wine holder Snack drawer Store small foods such as bread, snacks, etc.. Freezer compartment shelf Store various frozen foods such as meat, fish, ice cream, frozen snacks, etc.. Freezer compartment door rack • Freezer compartment drawer Store meat, fish, chicken, etc.. after wrapping them with tin foil. • Store small packed frozen food. Temperature is likely to increase as door opens. So, do not store long-term food such ice cream, etc.. Store dry. Milk product corner Store milk products such as butter, cheese,etc.. Egg box Refreshment center Place this egg box in the proper location. Refrigerator compartment shelf Store foods of frequent use such as beverage,etc.. Refrigerator compartment door rack Store side dishes or other foods at a proper distance. Store vegetables or fruits. Vegetable drawer Store vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, raw fish, etc... setting the conversion switch as necessary. Be sure to check the conversion switch setting before storing foods. Vegetable drawer/meat drawer conversion corner 25 Suggestion on food storage CAUTION Freezer Compartment CAUTION • tore fresh food in the refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is an S important factor in maintaining its freshness and flavour. • o not store food which goes bad easily at low temperatures, such as bananas, and D melons. • llow hot food to cool prior to storing. Placing hot food in a refrigerator could spoil A other food, and lead to higher energy consumption. • hen storing food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container with a lid. This W prevents moisture from evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients. • o not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air keeps refrigerator D temperatures even. • o not open the door frequently. Opening the door lets warm air enter the refrigerator D and causes temperatures to rise. • ever keep too much food in the door rack as it may push against the inner racks so N that the door cannot fully close. • o not put items filled with water on the refrigerator.- If spilled, there is a risk of fire or D electric shock. • o not overfill the refrigerator with food. - When you open the door, an item may fall D out and cause personal injury or material damage. • o not put items filled with water on the refrigerator.- If spilled, there is a risk of fire or D electric shock. • o not place a lighted candle in the refrigerator for removing bad odors. - This may D result in electric shock or fire. • Bottles should be stored tightly together so that they do not fall out. • Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment - they may break when frozen. • Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This causes loss of taste and nutrients. • Please observe maximum storage times and expiry dates of frozen goods. • hen storing frozen food like ice cream for a long period, place it on the freezer shelf, W not in the door rack. • o not touch cold foods or containers - especially metallic containers - with wet hands D or place glass products in the freezer compartment. - You may get chill blains, and glass containers may break when frozen, causing personal injury. Refrigerator Compartment CAUTION • void placing sauces on top refrigerator shelves, which could freeze on direct contact A with chilled air. • lways clean food prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed and A wiped, and packed food should be wiped, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. • hen storing eggs in their storage rack or box, ensure that they are fresh, and always W store them in an upright position, which keeps them fresh longer. NOTE • 26 If you keeping the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, frequently open the door or store a lot of vegetables, dew may form. This has no effect on operation or performance. Remove the dew with an absorbent dry cloth. ENGLISH Storing foods Care and maintenance General information During average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation. Place freezable items in freezer for longer life. When you plan not to operate, remove all food, disconnect the power cord, clean the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN to prevent odour formation. And won’t use water or ice dispensers, close the water valve. - Otherwise, water leakage may occur. Vacation time 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 the products equipped with LED Lamp, do not disassemble Lamp Cover and LED Lamp by yourself. - Please contact your service agents. Power failure Remove or securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator. To avoid damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into the base. If you move The outside wall of the refrigerator cabinet may sometimes get warm, especially just after installation. Don’t be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation pipe, which pumps through the refrigerator to prevent “sweating” on the outer cabinet wall. Anti condensation pipe Your new refrigerator may make sounds that your old one didn’t make. Because the sounds are new to you, you might be concerned about them. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces, like the floor, walls and cabinets, can make the sounds seem louder than they describes the kinds of actually are. The following sounds and what may be making them: Understanding sounds you may hear 27 • he defrost timer will click when the automatic defrost cycle begins and ends. The T thermostat control (or refrigerator control, depending on the model) will also click when cycling on and off. • attling noises may come from the flow of reftigerant, the water line, or items stored R on top of the refrigerator. • ou refrigerator is designed to run more efficiently to keep your food items at the Y desired temperature. The high efficiency compressor may cause your new refrigerator to run longer than your old one, and you may hear a pulsating or high-pitched sound. • ou may hear the evaporator fan motor circulating the air through the refrigerator and Y freezer compartments. • s each cycle ends, you may hear a gurgling sound due the refrigerant flowing in your A refrigerator. • ontraction cause a popping noise to and expansion of the inside walls may a popping C noise. • ater dripping on the defrost heater during a defrost cycle may cause a sizzling W sound. • You may hear air being forced over the condenser by the condenser fan. • You may hear water running into the drain pan during the defrost cycle. A Care and maintenance • Please do not keep the door open for a long time, close door in the shortest time. • toring too much food is not recommended. Sufficient space should be left to ensure S proper air circulation. • o not set the temperature of fridge freezer lower than needed. Do not put food near D the temperature sensors. Keep the distance of at least 5mm from the sensors. • Allow hot food to cool prior to storing. Placing hot food in the fridge freezer could affect other food, and lead to higher energy consumption. • o not block air vents. Smooth circulation of cold air maintains the appropriate D temperature. • o not open the door frequently. Opening the door lets warm air enter the fridgeD freezer, and causes the temperature to rise. • he configuration of shelves, baskets and drawers supplied by the manufacturer is the T most efficient in terms of energy saving Cleaning It is important that your refrigerator be kept clean to prevent undesirable odours. Spilled food should be wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle. Use a luke warm solution of mild soap or detergent to clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean damp cloth and then dry. Exterior Regular cleaning is recommended. Wash all compartments with a baking soda solution or a mild detergent and warm water. Rinse and dry. Interior Please verify that the power cord is not damaged, power plug is not overheated, or power plug is well inserted into the wall outlet socket. After cleaning WARNING Always remove power cord from the wall outlet prior to cleaning near to electrical equipment (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 to extremely cold surfaces. CAUTION o not directly spray water inside or outside the refrigerator. - There is a risk of fire D or electric shock. • Do not spray cleaning products directly on the display. - Printed letters on the display may come off. • Remove any foreign matter or dust from the power plug pins. But do not use a wet or damp cloth when cleaning the plug, remove any foreign material or dust from the power plug pins. - Otherwise there is a risk of fire or electric shock. • 28 ENGLISH Suggestion for energy saving Care and maintenance Cleaning the water dispenser and the water tank. (Applicable to some models only) Frequency of cleaning: every 2 months or when is needed. Procedure: 1. Before cleaning pour out water from the water tank. 2. M ix 0.5ℓ of water with proper amount of dispenser cleaning product (and then pour it into the water tank). Do not use any harsh chemicals. 3. D ispense 1 cup of solution and leave the rest of it inside dispenser system for time shown on the cleaning product label. Do not drink water from the dispenser while all the cleaning process! 4. D ispense rest of the solution until the tank is empty. 5. Clean the water tank with a soft sponge and rinse it under tap water. 6. F ill the water tank with fresh water. Dispense 3 cups of water, one after another with 20s breaks. Fill the water tank with boiled water and dispense one cup. 7. C heck taste of water. If the taste is tainted repeat action no.6 until water has nonsuspicious taste. We recommend NOT to leave water inside the water tank for more than 2 days. Occurrence Possible cause Solution Sediment seeninside the water tank Type of water supply or water dispenser needs cleaning. Clean the water tank. Always boil water before placing it into the water tank. Bad smell and taste of water Water not dispensed for extended period. Pour out old water. Clean the water tank. Fill the water tank with new water. 29 Care and maintenance Smart Diagnosis Should you experience any problems with your refrigerator, it has the capability of transmitting data via your telephone to the LG service center. This gives you the capability of speaking directly to our trained specialists. The specialist records the data transmitted from your machine and uses it to analyze the issue, providing a fast and effective diagnosis. If you experience problems with your refrigerator, call to the LG service center. Only use the Smart Diagnosis feature when instructed to do so by the LG call center agent. The transmission sounds that you will hear are normal and sound similar to a fax machine. Smart Diagnosis cannot be activated unless your refrigerator is connected to power. If your refrigerator is unable to turn on, then troubleshooting must be done without using Smart Diagnosis. First, call to the LG service center. Only use the Smart Diagnosis feature when instructed to do so by the LG call center agent. Using Smart Diagnosis 1. Lock the display. To lock the display, press and hold the Lock button for three seconds. (If the display has been locked for over five minutes, you must deactivate the lock and then reactivate it.) 2. Open the right refrigerator door. 3. Hold the mouthpiece of your phone in front of the speaker that is located on the right hinge of the refrigerator door, when instructed to do so by the call center. re he 4. Press and hold the Freezer Temperature button for three seconds while continuing to hold your phone to the speaker. 5. After you hear three beeps, release the Freezer Temperature button. 6. Keep the phone in place until the tone transmission has finished. This takes about 3 seconds, and the display will count down the time. Once the countdown is over and the tones have stopped, resume your conversation with the specialist, who will then be able to assist you in using the information transmitted for analysis. NOTE 30 • For best results, do not move the phone while the tones are being transmitted. • If the call center agent is not able to get an accurate recording of the data, you may be asked to try again. • Call quality differences by region may affect the function. • se the home telephone for better communication performance, resulting in better U service. • ad call quality may result in poor data transmission from your phone to the B machine, which could cause Smart Diagnosis to not work properly. ENGLISH Model: GSL54*****, GSP54***** GWL31****, GWP31**** Care and maintenance Trouble shooting Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense.This list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. Occurrence Possible cause Solution Running of refrigerator Refrigerator compressor does not run. Refrigerator compressor runs too often or too long. Refrigerator control is off. Set refrigerator control. See setting the controls. Refrigerator is in defrost cycle. This is normal for a fully automatic defrosting refrigerator. The defrost cycle occurs periodically. Plug at wall outlet is disconnected. Make sure plug is tightly pushed into outlet. Power outage. Check house lights. Call your electricity supplier. Refrigerator is larger than the previous one you owned. This is normal. Larger, more efficient units run longer in these conditions. Room or outside weather is hot. It is normal for the refrigerator to work harder under these conditions. Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. It takes some hours for the refrigerator to cool down completely. Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. Warm food will cause the refrigerator to run longer until the desired temperature is reached. Doors are opened too frequently or too long. Warm air entering the refrigerator causes it to run longer. Open the door less often. Refrigerator or freezer door may be slightly open. Make sure the refrigerator is level. It is normal for the refrigerator to have a slight lean backwards. 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 warmer setting until the refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. Refrigerator or freezer gasket is dirty, worn, cracked, or 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 keeping the refrigerator This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and off to at a constant temperature. keep the temperature constant. 31 Care and maintenance Possible cause Solution Refrigerator compressor does not run Thermostat is keeping the refrigerator at a constant temperature. Set refrigerator control. See setting the controls. Temperature in the freezer is too cold but refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. Freezer control is set too cold. Set freezer control to a warmer setting until the freezer temperature is satisfactory. Temperature in the refrigerator is too cold but freezer temperature is satisfactory. Refrigerator control is set too cold. Set refrigerator control to a warmer setting until the refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. n Food stored in drawers freezes. Refrigerator control is set too cold. See above solution. r Meat stored in fresh meat drawer freezes. Meat should be stored at a temperature just below the freezing point of water (32˚F, 0˚C) for maximum fresh storage time. It is normal for ice crystals to form due to the moisture content of meat. Freezer control is set too warm. Set the refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. al Refrigerator control is set too warm. Refrigerator control has some effect on freezer temperature. Set the refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. G/ Doors are opened too frequently or too long. Warm air enters the refrigerator/freezer whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. Door is slightly open. Close the door completely. Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. Wait until the refrigerator or freezer has a chance to reach its selected temperature. Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. A refrigerator requires some hours to cool down completely. Do not place food items inside the refrigerator until it has initially reached it’s set temperature, or has cooled down considerably. ol o al o Temperatures are too cold Temperatures are too warm Temperatures in the refrigerator or freezer are too warm. o Temperature in the Refrigerator control is set too warm. refrigerator is too warm but the freezer temperature is satisfactory. 32 Set the refrigerator control to a colder setting. ENGLISH Occurrence Care and maintenance Occurrence Possible cause Solution ENGLISH Sound and noise Louder sound levels when refrigerator is on. Today’s refrigerators have increased storage capacity and maintain more even temperatures. It is normal for sound levels to be higher. Louder sound levels when compressor comes on. Refrigerator operates at higher pressures during the start of the ON cycle. This is normal. The sound will level off as the refrigerator continues to run. Vibrating or rattling noise. Floor is uneven or weak. Refrigerator rocks on the floor when it is moved slightly. Be sure floor is level and solid and can adequately support refrigerator. Refrigerator control is set too cold. See above solution. Items placed on the top of the refrigerator are vibrating. Remove items. Dishes are vibrating on the shelves in the refrigerator. It is normal for dishes to vibrate slightly. Move dishes slightly. Make sure refrigerator is level and firmly set on floor. It is normal for the refrigerator to have a slight lean backwards. Refrigerator is touching wall or cabinets. 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. Water/Moisture/ Ice inside refrigerator Moisture collects on the inside walls of the refrigerator. Door is slightly open. See problem section opening/closing of doors. Door is opened too often or too long. Open the door less often. 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 completely. Water/Moisture/ Ice outside refrigerator Moisture forms on the outside of the refrigerator or between doors. 33 Care and maintenance Occurrence Possible cause Solution Odours in refrigerator Interior needs to be cleaned. Clean interior with sponge,warm water and baking soda. Food with strong odour is in the refrigerator. Cover food completely. Some containers and wrapping materials produce odours. Use a different container or brand of wrapping materials. Food package is keeping door open. Move packages that keep door from closing. Door was closed too hard, causing other door to open slightly. Close both doors gently. ove el Refrigerator is not level. It rocks on the floor when it is moved slightly. Adjust the height adjusting screw. . Floor is uneven or weak. Refrigerator rocks on the floor when it is moved slightly. Be sure floor is level and can adequately support refrigerator. Contact carpenter to correct sagging or sloping floor. It is normal for the refrigerator to have a slight lean backwards. Refrigerator is touching wall or cabinets. Move refrigerator. Food is touching shelf on top of the drawer. Keep less food in drawer. Track that drawer slides on is dirty. Clean drawer and track. Ice storage bin is empty. When the first supply of ice is dropped into the bin, the dispenser should operate. Freezer temperature is set too warm. 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 is not open. Open household water line valve and allow sufficient time for ice to be made. When ice is made, dispenser should operate. Refrigerator or freezer door is not closed. Be sure both doors are closed. he Opening/Closing of doors/Drawers Door(s) will not close. the ors. Drawers are difficult to move. Dispenser Dispenser will not dispense ice ld 34 Care and maintenance Occurrence Possible cause Dispenser will not dispense ice. Ice dispenser is jammed. Dispenser will not dispense water. Water has an odd taste and/or odour. Solution Ice has melted and frozen around auger due to infrequent use, temperature fluctuations and/or power outrages. 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 cubes are jammed between the icemaker arm and back of the bin. Remove the ice cubes that are jamming the dispenser. Ice cubes are frozen together. Only the ice cubes made by the ice maker should be used with the dispenser. Ice cubes that have been purchased or made in some other way have been used in the dispenser. Use a different container or brand of wrapping materials. Household water line valve is not open. See problem “Ice maker is not making any ice.” Open household water line valve. Refrigerator or freezer door is not closed. Be sure both doors are closed. Water has been in the tank for too long. Dispense and discard 7 glasses of water to freshen the supply. Dispense and discard an additional 7 glasses to completely rinse out tank. Unit not properly connected to cold water line. Connect unit to cold water line which supplies water to kitchen tap. This sound is normally made when automatically made ice is dropped into ice storage bin. Volume may vary according to refrigerator’s location. Sound of ice dropping This sound is normally made when ice maker is supplied with water after dropping the automatically made ice. Sound of water supply The refrigerator is in the Demo(Demonstration) Mode. The Demonstration Mode disables the cooling system, only the lighting system and the display operate in a regular way. To disable the Demo Mode open the door and holding down the Fridge button press the EXPRESS F button 3 times. After deactivating the Demo Mode, the previously set values will appear. The display shows the word OFF (After 20 seconds the word OFF disappears but the refrigerator is still in the v DEMO MODE). Please thoroughly read ‘Automatic ice maker and dispenser’ in this manual. Other 35 Care and maintenance DISPOSAL OF YOUR OLD APPLIANCE 2. All electrical and electronic products should be disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream via designated collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities. 3. The correct disposal of your old appliance will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health. ng 4. For more detailed information about disposal of your old appliance,please contact your local Council, waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. This product contains fluorinated greenhouse gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol (Optional). • es e 36 Information of fluorinated greenhouse gases used as refrigerant of this refrigerator. Chemical name Composition of Gases Total GWP (kg CO2-eq) R-600a 100% CH(CH3)3 <3 ENGLISH 1. When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC.
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