LG | LFX21960ST | Owner's Manual | LG LFX21960ST Owner's Manual

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English
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Removing
French
78
Crisper
Version
Warranty
(U.S.A.)
3
Warranty
(CANADA)
4
GroundingRequirements
Your
Your
And Replacing
26
Durabase
27
27
Divider
17
Using Your Refrigerator
18--28
SettingThe Controls
18
Care
28
And
29--30
Cleaning
General
19
Circulation
27
Drawer
Out
Filter
17
Cover
Air
26
Door Basket
Ice Bin
9--16
Proper
26
Durabase
Handles
Leveling And Door Alignment
Ensuring
26
Door
Tilting
Pull
Base
26
Bin
8
Refrigerator
Doors
And
Door
u FreezerSection
8
Refrigerator
25
Egg Box
8--17
Installation
Removing
On Inner
Bin
Tilt-Out
Unpacking
With Lattice
25
Modular
7
Installation
Refrigerator
Cover
Dairy
6
Features
And
Parts
24
Crisper
Surface
5--6
Safety Instructions
24
Crisper Humidity Control
29
Tips
Cleaning
Outside
29
Inside
29
Walls
(Failure Detection) Function
Diagnosis
Use
To
How
Control
Adjusting
Food
A New
Door Ice
Settings
Guide
Storage
Bucket
19
Door
20
u
21
Water
Dispenser
Refrigerator
Shelves
BottleHolder
CondenserCoils
22
22
23
24
Optibin
24
29--30
30
Interruptions
You
When
You Move
Go
On
Vacation
The
2
Water
Guide
30
30
About The AutomaticIcemaker
Troubleshooting
Crisper
29
Replacement
When
23
Snack
Bulb
Power
Connecting
Pan
29
21
Section
Refrigerator
29
And Gaskets
Plastic Parts
Light
Storing Frozen Food
Liner
Line
31
32--34
35--38
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This guide
This is the safety alert
of hazards
that can kill
All safety
signal
messages
word
Always read and obey all safety
messages.
It alerts you to safety messages that
inform
you
you or others, or cause damageto the product.
messages.
safety
important
many
symbol.
hurt
or
be
will
by the
CAUTION.
preceded
WARNING,
DANGER,
INSTRUCTIONS
SAFETY
IMPORTANT
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These words mean:
You
will
be killed
or seriously
injured
if
you
don't
follow
instructions.
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can
be killed
or seriously
injured
if
you
don't
follow
instructions.
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WARNING
Indicates an
CAUTION
All
messages
instructions
are
safety
the
result
may
the hazard,
will identify
or moderate
minor
tell
or
injury,
which,
of
not
if
avoided,
only.
damage
product
the chance
to reduce
how
you
situation
hazardous
imminently
in
and
injury,
tell you
can
what
happen
if
not followed.
WARNING
reduce
persons
precautions
Read all
before
instructions
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cord.
or
risk of fire, electric shock,
injury
when using your product, basic safety
should
be followed, including the following.
the
To
to
unplug
grip
Always
with
on the
pulling
by
have become frayed
immediately
or
otherwise
cord that shows cracks or abrasion
or at either the plug
or connector
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and
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or
this
its
fingers
while
from
the
wall,
flammable
other
any
NOTE: Service should
technician.
be preformed
by
vapors
refrigerator
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appliance.
they
in
do not touch the cold
when hands are damp
operation,
compartment
The
is plugged
frozen foods
United
Garden
States
Bulletin
refreeze
safely
thawed
have
of Agriculture
Department
No. 69
if
in
says:
foods
frozen
ice crystals or
still contain
in.
which
they
are
that
have
thawed
still cold---below
...Thawed
meats, poultry or fish that have any offground
odor or off-color should not be refrozen
and should not be
eaten.
Thawed ice cream should be discarded.If the odor
or color of any food is poor or questionable, dispose of it.
The food may be dangerous to eat.
Even partial thawing and refreezing reduces the eating
of foods, particularly fruits,
and prepared
quality
vegetables
foods. The eating quality
of red meats
is affected less than
that
of many other foods. Use refrozen
foods
as soon as
possible to save as much of their quality as you can.
a qualified
a burned-out light bulb, unplug
the
replacing
breaker
or fuse
refrigerator or turn off power at the circuit
box in order to avoid contact with a live wire filament. (A
burned-out
light bulb may break when
being
replaced.)
NOTE: Setting either or both
controls
to the OFF position
does not remove
to the light circuit.
power
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allow children to
repairs.
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completely.
climb, stand, or hang on the
doors
or
shelves
in the
refrigerator
refrigerator.
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damage the refrigerator and seriously injure themselves.
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the
doors
and cabinet are necessarily small. Be careful
doors
when children are in the area.
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Unplug
your refrigerator
any
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cold surfaces.
avoid contact
moving
parts of the ejector mechanism, or with the
element that releases
the cubes.
DO NOT place
or hands
on the automatic icemaking mechanism
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DO NOT
the power cord.
other
the
heating
a
length
end.
your refrigerator away
to roll over or damage
in the
use
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with
that
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electric
all
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the power cord
length.
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cause
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INSTRUCTIONS
5
if
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abandoned
or
Junked
even
if
they
deposing
instructions
refrigerators
BEFORE
are dangerous...
few days. If you are
of your old refrigerator, please follow
the
at right to help prevent accidents.
will sit
for just a
old refrigerator
If
are
you
CFC
the
ozone.
under
IMPORTANT:
it
WARNING
FOR
PERSONAL
SAFETY,
grounding
of environmental
provisions
a standard
is your
legislation.
Do
this appliance must
wall outlet and the
electrician
to make
not,
third
be
under
encountered,
and obligationto have
responsibility
a properly
(ground)
wall outlet is
two-prong
personal
with
replaced
Hazard
three-prong
grounded
it
outlet.
wall
any circumstances, cut or removethe
from the power cord.
prong
any type of installation,
removing
light bulb, turn the control
Control
or Freezer Control,
(Thermostat,
Refrigerator
on
the
to
OFF
and
then disconnect
the
depending
model)
from
the
electrical
source.
When
are
refrigerator
you
to the electrical
source
finished, reconnectthe refrigerator
and reset the control
Control
or
(Thermostat,
Refrigerator
Before
NOTE:
sure
performing
cleaning, or
3-prong
wall
throwing
refrigerant
Where
properly grounded.Have the
circuit checked by a qualified
the outlet
is properly
grounded.
easily
that
inside.
be provided.
separate circuit serving only this appliance
Use a receptaclewhich
cannot
be turned
off with a switch
or pull chain. Do not use an extension cord.
TO CONNECTELECTRICITY
Electrical Shock
climb
REQUIREMENTS
read carefully.
Please
so
place
away your old refrigerator, make sure
is removed for proper disposal by a
servicer.
If you
release
this CFC
qualified
intentionally
refrigerant, you can be subject to fines and imprisonment
that
used
may have a coolingsystem
CFCs are believedto harm
GROUNDING
may
in
not
DISPOSAL
(chlorofluorocarbons).
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shelves
the
children
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doors.
off the
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REFRIGERATOR
OR FREEZER
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THROW
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YOUR
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a
Freezer Control, dependingon the model)to
desired
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setting.
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grounding
OF EXTENSION
USE
plug
Ensure proper
ground
before
Because
exists
of
GROUNDING
under
hazards
safety
potential
certain
conditions, we strongly recommendagainstthe
use.
cord. However, if
an extension
extensioncord,it
RECOMMENDED
CORDS
UL-listed
METHOD
is absolutely
extensioncord
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and
rating of the
that
(minimum)
amperes.
the
electrical
and
120
Use of an extension
needed for the back
6
elect
that
necessary
(USA), 3-wire grounding type
having
The refrigerator should always be pluggedinto its own
individual
rated
for
properly grounded electrical outlet
115 Volts, 60 Hz, AC only, and fused at 15 or 20
This
the best performance
and also prevents
provides
house
circuits
which
could cause a fire
overloading
wiring
hazard
from overheated
wires. It is recommended
that a
you
still
grounding
it
be
of
the
increase
refrigerator.
of
an
a
appliance
plug and outlet,
cord be 15 amperes
type
volts.
cord will
use
to use
the
clearance
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AND
PARTS
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items listed below.The
of the
A
Refrigerator
B
Filter (Inside)
C
Modular
D
Refrigerator
E
Bins
(Keeps
and crisper)
(p. 24)
Shelves (p. 21)
(p. 22)
Crisper
fruits
F Ice
(p. 26)
and
vegetable
Room (p.18)
(Ice
Maker
and
Ice
Bucket)
Turbo
The
J
Durabase (p.25)
K
Divider
(p. 25)
L
Ice Bin
(p. 24)
M
Water
Tank
Cover
N
Snack
O
Egg Box(p.24)
Q
Dairy
Pan
Bin
(p. 22)
(p. 23)
Bottle Holder (p. 21)
Motor
7
are included
you have purchased
shown below may not match
Basket
Door
Tilt-Out
Page references
refrigerator
features
of the
P
G Pull out Drawer (p. 25)
H
fresh
features.
and
parts
models.
locations
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(p. 27)
Light
Door
Optibin
the
with
guide covers several different
NOTE: This
or all
more familiar
to become
page
(p. 24)
for
may
your
some
have
your
convenience.
model.
Ice Bucket
Ice Room
Door
INSTALLATION
1. To
Excessive
more people
two or
Use
Hazard
Weight
install
and
move
to
avoid
floor. The
to aid
rear
easily
Failure to do
legs clockwise (
or other
in back
injury.
be slightly higher than
the
Leveling legs can be turned
the cabinet slightly.
Turn
the leveling
closing.
by tipping
) to raise the
counterclockwise
Remove tape and any temporary
refrigerator before using. Do not
type labels, the modeland serial
TechSheet
number
to back
is attached
that
is between
from your
any warninglabel, or the
labels
remove
the
of
wall
cooling
3.
and
Do
sharp
abrasive
or
can
products
the
see
2.
in
accordingto
the
3.
individual
your
When
is heavy.
refrigerator
for
refrigerator
Your
Moving
etc.,
Let
cleaning
floor. Always
pull
when
moving
it. Do
when
trying
to move
the
it,
be sure
refrigerator
as
floor
or
to
out
the
refrigerator
walk
damage
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Do not
Keep
materials
flammable
gasoline, away
to do
from
and
vapors,
could occur.
or
such as
refrigerator.
so can result
in
death,
explosion,
run for at least
the flow of
it. Check
or fire.
8
wipe
dust
all
off
drawers,
bin,
They are packed
during shipment.
2 or 3 hours
cold air
to ensure proper
compartment
is now ready for use.
when
etc.
You
you work
may
put hands
receive
be
in
before
the
cooling.Your
with
an electrical
of
base
hinge,
grille,
injured.
or foot or
base grille, or bottom
Explosion Hazard
Failure
heat sources,
WARNING
stopper
protect
straight
in
cube
places.
damage
proper
possible
prevent
food
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Be careful
the
When moving
not wiggle
w
and
as ice
such
their
in
refrigerator
your
putting
freezer
Refrigerator:
or service,
refrigerator thoroughly
accessories
Install
refrigerator
the
high,
during shipping.
togetherto
position.
shipping
needs.
Your
the unit near
placing
moisture.
or
accumulated
Instructions
Safety
Important
installed
are
reinstall shelves
storage
Avoid
CAUTION:
shelves,
shelves
Please
the
or
low
of at least 2 inch
from
the ceiling and 1
side walls for better
cooling
efficiency, ease of
air circulation and electrical connections.
proper
1. Clean your
These
more information,
section.
Refrigerator
the appliance is too
be adversely
affected.
NEXT
instruments,
rubbing alcohol, flammable
cleaners
to remove tape or glue.
the surface of your refrigerator. For
damage
use
not
fluids,
the temperature
where
110\302\260F (43\302\260C.) If
the
direct sunlight
dry.
and
unit,
it.
clearance
from
installation,
w
may
ability
the
Allow
inch
To remove any remaining tape or glue, rub the area
briskly with your thumb. Tape or glue residue can alsobe
removed
a small amount of liquid dish
easily
by rubbing
over
the
adhesive
with
soap
your
fingers.
Wipe with warm
water
around
lower
area
an
in
55\302\260F(13\302\260C)
temperature
refrigerator.
) to
(
this appliance
Install
2.
REFRIGERATOR
YOUR
UNPACKING
should
front
door
in
refrigerator.
so can result
be level. If required,
legs to compensate for unevenness
the unit must
vibration,
the leveling
adjust
of the
metal
refrigerator.
shock.
into air vents,
You may be injured
sticks
HOW TO REMOVE DOOR HANDLES (LFX25960**/LFX21960**
Models)
To
move
NOTE:
Handle appearance
illustrations
on this
1. Removing
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handle
allow
the
both
with
tightly
w CAUTION:The
if
w
disassemble
the
\342\200\242
Grasp
must
the
handle
the
keyhole
allow
mounting
door
with
right
door
handle
or
Screws
first.
both
mounted
hands
(1)(this
(2) on the back of
the handle to separate
slots
screws
on
slots
on back of
Handle
tightly
the handle to
require some force).
handle
push
Keyhole
force.
against
and slide
\342\200\242
The
Screws
mounted
or
assemble
you
2. Removing Freezer Drawer
handle
handles.
handlecould be
handle, you
the
door
(3).
pull with reasonable
\342\200\242
Press
refrigertor
from
you
When
CAUTION:
the
may
(1)(this
hit it with a hammer
while removing or attaching.
damaged
to remove
hands
(2) on the back of
the handle to separate
screws
mounting
necessary
Handle
slots
keyhole
handle
be
may
page.
and slide the handle up
require some force).
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The
door, it
from
vary
may
Refrigerator
the
Grasp
a house
through
refrigerator
on door
may
the
from
(3).
Keyholeslots
on
back
handle
9
of
REPLACE DOOR HANDLES(LFX25960**/LFX21960**
Models)
HOW TO
Handle
NOTE:
appearance
on
illustrations
this
may vary
page.
from
the Refrigerator DoorHandle
slots (1) on the top and
keyhole
of the back of the handle with
the
of the
(2) mounted on the front
1. Reinstalling
\342\200\242
Align
bottom
screws
door.
\342\200\242
Press
the
keyhole
\342\200\242
the
Holding
it
handle against the
that the screws
slots (1).
sure
making
handle with both
the front of
against
firmly
slidethe handle down
door front,
(2) go into
hands,
the
press
the door and
Screws
mounted
(3).
on door
Screws
the Freezer
2. Reinstalling
Align
keyhole
slots
sides
of the
back of
\342\200\242
screws (5) mounted
Drawer Handle
(4) on the
the
on
right
and
mounted
on
door
left
with the
front of the
handle
the
drawer.
\342\200\242
Press
making
keyhole
\342\200\242
Holding
it
firmly
the
handle against the
that the screws
slots (4).
sure
handle with both
the front of
against
drawer front,
(5) go into the
the
slidethe handle to
the
left
hands,
press
the drawer and
(6).
slots
on back of
Keyhole
handle
10
INSTALLATION
REFRIGERATOR
HOW TO REMOVE
To move refrigerator
Handle
NOTE:
wrench and
door,
may vary from
If
the
set screws
it
maybe
illustrations
to remove
necessary
on
this
with
the
3/32\"
handle
mounting
removed,use a 1/4\"
Allen Wrench
side of
wrench
Freezer Drawer Handle
the set screws located on the lower
the
handle
with the 3/32\" Allen
and remove
the handle.
NOTE: If the handle mounting fasteners
need to be tightened or removed,use a 1/4\"
Allen
page.
Mounting
Set Screw
\342\200\242
Loosen
refrigerator and
Fasteners
fasteners
wrench.
2. Removing
Models)
Allen
remove the handle.
need to be tightened or
Allen
(LFX25970**/LFX21970**
Refrigerator Handle
the
NOTE:
a house
through
appearance
1. Removing
\342\200\242
Loosen
HANDLES
DOOR
wrench.
11
freezerdoor handles.
HOW
NOTE:
Handle
\342\200\242
Place
may vary
appearance
1. Replacing
the
from
on
illustrations
this
Refrigerator Door Handle
handle on the door by adjusting handle
to
footprints
HANDLES (LFX25970**/LFX21970** Models)
DOOR
REPLACE
TO
fit mounting
screws
with the
NOTE:
If
the
3/32\" Allen
handle
fastners
and
the
tighten
set
wrench.
mounting
tightened or removed use a
fasteners
1/4\"
Allen
need to be
wrench.
Mounting
Fasteners
Freezer Drawer Handle
the handle
on the door by adjusting
to fit mounting
fastners and tighten
on the bottom of the handle with a
2. Replacing
\342\200\242
Place
footprints
screws
Allen wrench.
NOTE:
If
the
handle
mounting
tightened or removed use a
fasteners
1/4\"
Allen
handle
the
set
3/32\"
need to be
wrench.
12
page.
INSTALLATION
REFRIGERATOR
REMOVING AND REPLACINGREFRIGERATORDOORS
1.
Refrigerator
w CAUTION:
Before you begin, unplug
Removing
u
Left
Door -
1. Disconnect
Door
Use
water
flat
tip
supply
screwdriver
tube by pushing back on the disconnect
cover
screw (1).
hinge
to pry back hooks on front
underside
door switch wire harness
tube.
w CAUTION:When
hinge
lifting
up from middle
8. Place
door, insidefacing
u
Door
Right
bins from
doors.
(2).
free of
hinge pin
up,
latch, be
and
remove
down
onto
cover
screw
ring (4).
of cover
- FIG.1
(3).
Lift
up
cover.
cover.
Remove
5. Disconnectthe three wire harnesses
(5). Remove
6. Rotate hinge lever (7) counterclockwise
and
remove.
7. Lift door
food and
Remove
refrigerator.
FIG.2
2. Open door.Loosentop
3. Disconnect
4. Pull out the
the
the
careful
screw
grounding
Lift top
that
(6).
hinge (8) free of
door does
not fall
lever
hinge
latch (9).
forward.
door.
a non-scratching
surface.
- FIG.3
1. Open door. Loosentop
2. Disconnect door switch
hinge
wire
(1). Lift up cover
Remove
cover.
(2).
Remove
the grounding
screw
(3).
harness
3. Disconnectwire harness
(5).
(6).
4. Rotate hinge lever (7) clockwiseand
remove.
Lift top hinge (8) free of hinge
w CAUTION:When
free of latch, be careful
that
door does
not
lifting
hinge
5. Lift door up from middle hinge pin (10) and remove
door.
6. Place door, inside
facing
up, down onto a non-scratching surface.
13
lever
fall
latch (9).
forward.
2.
the
Reinsalling
Door
Refrigerator
u Right Door
1. Lower
door
the
2. Fit
onto
middle hinge
top hinge (8)
hinge
counterclockwise
to secure
over
3. Install
the
grounding
screw
lever
pin
(10).
latch (9)
hinge.
(6) and
and
into
place.
Insert
connect the three wire
door switch wire harness (2).
tab
on door switch side of cover under
tighten cover screw (1).
lever (7)
hinge
harnesses
under lever
latch.
lever
Rotate
(5).
4. Connect
5.
Hook
and
u
of wire
opening
in
cabinet
Position
top.
cover (3)
into
place.
Insert
Door
Left
1. Lower
the door
2.
hinge
Fit
to
edge
top
secure
onto middle
(8) over
hinge
pin
hinge lever latch
(10).
(9)
and
into place.
Insert hinge lever
(7)
under
lever
lever clockwise
latch. Rotate
hinge.
3. Install the grounding
4. Connect door switch
screw
(6) and
wire harness
connect
the three
(2).Pushthe water
wire
supply
harnesses
tube
(5).
into the
hall
on
the
top case
and
pull
it out
on the
backplate.
5. Insert the water
(Fully
6. Hook
and
insert
tab
tube
supply
(4) into the connector tube until you see only one scale mark.
the tube over 5/8\"(15mm)).
on door switch side of cover (3) under
of wire opening in cabinet
edge
top. Position
tighten cover screw
cover
into
place.
(1).
Correct
Incorrect
14
Insert
HOW
THE
INSTALL
AND
REMOVE
TO
\342\200\242
With
PULLOUT DRAWER
To
IMPORTANT:
avoid
possible
property damage, you
following
\342\200\242
Press
\342\200\242
Separate
\342\200\242
Remove
people
of the door and
pull
it
rails.
the
from
it
or
to perform
the
Drawer
Pullout
drawer
lower basket
(If you
product
hold both sides
hands,
instructions.
1. Removing
\342\200\242
Pull
the
or
injury
two
need
will
both
up to separate
the
tilt
both
open to
(1) by
door,
it
hangers
the
the
left and
screws(2)
from
basket
be
will
rail
the
system.
easier.)
with your
right
Remove
extension.
full
lifting
rail
of the
thumbs to
\342\200\242
With
lift
it up.
both
both rails
center bar and push
hold the
hands,
fitted
it in
to let
simultaneously.
cover
rail
on
both
sides.
w
CAUTION:
handle.
When you remove
the
personal
w
CAUTION:
not
If
it may
it
could
hold
cause
injury.
When
to damage
laying
the floor
edges on hinge side.
15
the drawer, do not
off and
come
the drawer
or
hurt
your
down, be careful
feet
by the
sharp
HOW
INSTALL
AND
REMOVE
TO
THE
\342\200\242
Make
a
you have
sure
rail
right
for each
cover
side.
PULLOUT DRAWER
Right
avoid
IMPORTANT:
To
property
damage, you
possible
will
or
injury
two
need
people
product
or
to perform
Cover
Rail
the
instructions.
following
Left
\342\200\242
With
both
let both
Drawer
Pullout
2. Installing
hold the
hands,
rails out to
Rail Cover
center bar and push it
extension
full
out
to
simultaneously.
\342\200\242
Align
the
top holes
the door supports
of the
to
rail
the top
with
cover
the
assemble
holes of
covers.
rail
Assembly Hole
\342\200\242
Hook
door
supports
(1)
into
rail
tabs
(2).
\342\200\242
With
the
drawer
lower basket
\342\200\242
Lower
door
into
final
position
and
tighten
the screws
(4)
pulled out to
in
the
full
extension,
insert
the
rail assembly.
(3).
w WARNING:
To prevent
entrapment or suffocation
play inside of drawer.
w WARNING:
16
DO NOT
risk.
and pet
NOT allow them
child
accidental
DO
to
step or sit down on freezer door.
LEVELING
3. Open both
ALIGNMENT
DOOR
AND
they
Leveling
has
front
two
legs---one
and
one on the left. Adjust
to alter tilt
right
legs
to-back or side-to-side. If your
seems
refrigerator
or
want
the
doors
to
close
easier,
unsteady
you
refrigerator'stilt using the instructions below:
1.
the
Plug
leveling
cord
power
refrigerator's
on the
outlet. Move the refrigerator
the base cover.
into
its
final
4.
adjust the
a 3-prong
into
the
remove
1. Open the
Remove
remove
To
Drawer.
Freezer
is open
on
legs
top of
replace
cover
(Drawer
not shown
for
clarity.)
clearance
to
cover.
into position
turns,
more
refrigerator slightly
clockwise.
It
leveling legs
and
should
turn
both
you
fresh
new
slight
is uniquely designed with
Either door can be openedor
of one
another.
You may have to
on doors to get them
to close
refrigerator
food doors.
pressure
completely.
Door Alignment
cover
base
that
cover.
independently
there is sufficient
sure
necessary.
closed
cover
drawer
2. Once
\342\200\242
Place
base
both
more
the base
NOTE:Your
two
exert
To
if
Re-adjust
5. Reinstall
grounded
position.
not,
turning
by
check to make
tilt the
leveling legs the same amount.
front-
from
If
several
take
may
and
again
easily.
rear
to the
Your refrigerator
doors
close
and insert and
If the
space
instructions
legs.
tighten
1. With
one
between
your
below to align
hand,
doors is uneven,
the doors:
lift up
the door you
use
pliers to insert
want
the
follow
to
raise
at
middle hinge.
2. With
other
hand,
snap
ring
as
shown.
additional snap rings until
(Three snap rings are provided
3. Insert
leg clockwiseto
or
counterclockwise
to
refrigerator
2. Turn
the leveling
several
turns
of
the
leveling
raise
that
lower
leg to adjust
side
it. It may
the
tilt
of the
take
of
the
refrigerator.
NOTE: Having someone push backwardagainst the
of the refrigerator
takes some weight off the
to adjust
the legs.
leveling
legs. This makes it easier
top
17
the
with
doors
the
are aligned.
refrigerator.)
USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR
THE CONTROLS
SETTING
Filter
displays
Temperature
\342\200\242
Your
you regulate the
pad on the
temperature in
that
dispenser
to the
lets
and refrigerator
freezer
the
compartments.
CONTROL at
set the REFRIGERATOR
37\302\260F(3\302\260C)
Initially
and
the FREEZER
CONTROL at 0\302\260F
it at
(--18\302\260C). Leave
24 hours (one day)
the compartment
Then
to stabilize.
adjust
temperature as desired.
have
power is connected
the filter
changed
the filter display,
of use
6 months
after
Reset
press and hold
Button 3 seconds or more and the filter
will be
initialized
to
reset
Auto
a
with
filter is
or off
the room discoveredfrom
Light Sensor
light is
and
turn on
light
the
of
lamp is on
dispenser
Light /
sound.
set
off
display
6 months.
by brightness
automatically
mode,
only)
light
dispenser
will
automatically
brightness of room detected by
to the
according
of
light senser.
the
(LFX25970**/LFX21970**
\"Auto\"
or
Filter
the
only)
(LFX25970**/LFX21970**
Light
\342\200\242
The
\342\200\242
If the
buzzing
The average life
NOTE :
(LFX25970**/LFX21970**)
left to
months
moment
the
from
filter
refrigerator.
\342\200\242
If you
want
\342\200\242
this setting for
the
exchange
has a control
refrigerator
the number of
in months
\342\200\242
It
sensor.
Alarm
is connected to the refrigerator,
door
OFF and door alarm display will
show
. When
button, the display will
you touch
to
and door alram function
is now activated.
change
\342\200\242
When
either
or the freezer door is left open
refrigerator
for more than 60 seconds, the alarm
will ding
to let you
know the door is open.
\342\200\242
When
will stop
you close the door, the door alarm
dinging.
\342\200\242
If you
want
to disable the door alarm
touch
function,
button then the door alarm
will switched
to
.
display
\342\200\242
When
the
is
alarm
(LFX25960**/LFX21960**)
\342\200\242
time
Every
the
button,
you touch
temperature
the freezer
you touch
temperature
the refrigerator temperatureadjust
"5\"
"-1\"
"0\".
\342\200\242
time
Every
the
"42\"
button,
changes
changes
temperatureadjust
in
in
order
a circulating
"3\"
order
a circulating
of
of
"37\".
Excessive
\342\200\242
When
touch.
a
Please keep displaycleanand dry.
NOTE:
This is to prevent the unintended working
error
when
touching
again. When 10 seconds has passed
sincefinal touch, the existed display blinks once and
then
the
touch.
key starts to work by second
(LFX25960**/LFX21960**
only)
malfunction.
stop this function
time.
\342\200\242
This
function
imcreases
both
can
you
\342\200\242
If you
want
one
Lock
to activate
buttons,
press and
hold
more.
sign
be
refrigerator,
will
to
Function
and
displayed
other
lock
for 3
button
seconds
the Lock
or
Function
now
than
manually
by touching
the Lock
\342\200\242
To disable
for 3
button
button
will
while
Lock
work
even
Function
is
the
Ambient
more
icemaking and
freezing
water, crushed ice, or cubed iceby
as you desire.
touching
\342\200\242
There
could be some dripping
after
dispensing.
It is recommended
to hold your cup for a couple
of seconds after dispensing.
than
is desinged not to
while either refrigerator door is left
hold
open.
18
is
to convert
button
and
seconds or more.
operate
(-9\302\260C) is
indicated
with HI.
Mode Switch Function(\302\260F<->\302\260C)
Temperature
want
15F
between
and temperature more
121\302\260F (49\302\260C)
button
\342\200\242
If you
than
less
with LO
Dispenser
select
button
hold
and
Window.
Display
Temperature
is displayed
Temperature
only
16\302\260F~ 120\302\260F (-9\302\260C~ 49\302\260C).
Temperature
dispenser
press
\342\200\242
\342\200\242
: The
Function,
seconds or more.
indicated
NOTE
to the
connected
initially
Off.
including dispenser
capabilities.
\342\200\242
You can
is
enabled.
you
button
is
power
Function
enabled.
\342\200\242
No buttons
other
touch the \"ICE PLUS\" button, the graphic
for 24hours.
[ ] will light up in the display and it continues
It will automatically
shut off after 24hours have passed.
Or
the
Lock
is
Ice Plus
\342\200\242
When
set
Lock
control display is operated by
moisture on the display may cause
The
CAUTION:
w
power
initially
\302\260F
to \302\260C
or
button
vice
versa,
simultaneously
press and
for 5
Saving Mode
Power
Display
This function
Press
and
OFF. When
turn ON, then
will then
door is
it
Then,
opened.
display into power saving mode until
ICE PLUS buttons simultaneously
the
places
FREEZER
the
the
not
w
CAUTIONS
Throw away
the first
dispensed
Keep children away
may play with
Never
use
glasses
thin
could
break
Sometimes
has
prevent
food
loss due to
be
could
done
in
or
or deep
inside
stuck
used
for
a
When
the
be formed
FREEZER
and
the lack of
cooling
ICE
air.
Ice Room Door
long
the controls.
ice
the
bucket
may damage
the icemaker.
way..
opposite
and
door
chute..
dispenser
yourself.
injure
to level the ice in it.
icemaker,causingthe
icemaker
to misread
the amount of
glass.
dispenser
chute and, thus the
refrigerator
could
fail.
chute.
Keep the glass at a proper distancefrom
dispenser
A glass too close to the outlet may hinder ice from
out.
coming
after
it.
Keep the ice room door closed tightly
opening
If the
ice room door were not closed
the cold air in the ice room would come into
tightly,
and freeze food. This couldcause the ice maker
not to produce
refrigerator
compartment
Close the ice room
the
20 seconds
IceBucket
7 glass of
not been
tools out of the ice room
something
narrow
use
Ice
LEDs
sounds.
ice.
producing
Never
remain on for
dispenser.
damage
ice bucket occasionally
the ice piles up near the
the
Shake
pressed
All
glass or crockery to collect ice
may be broken.
a glass
before dispensing water.
it is
your hands and
Keep
You
and
sounds.
the next time
cubes.
into
if
Ding
off until
saving mode, press the
Ding
air circulation to
and the first
made,
refrigerator
the
or
crystal
splash
may
the
if
from
or containers
Get ice cubesfirst
or food for
objects
cubes
or other itemsin
Storing cans
the
the
until
remain
installation.
Children
Such
any
ice
20
also recommended
This is
time.
Water
with
after
water
until
is
button
the power
seconds
seconds
the displaywill
AIR CIRCULATION
air channels
block
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them
hold
for 5
them
hold
opened or a
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selection.
opening
PROPER
ENSURING
a door is
door is opened.
time the
next
the
and
mode is activated,
saving
power
whenever
on
come
will
or button
PLUS buttons simultaneously and
door
last
the
after
REFRIGERATOR
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USING
door
door
doesn't
within
the
until
you
hear the
sound
ice in
ice
properly close,
the
ice.
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room
could be melt,
refrigerator.
19
or frost
and
icicle
could
ice cubes and stop
USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR
USE A NEW DOOR ICE BUCKET
HOW TO
ice
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freezer
will stop
so
compartment
maker
to remove
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1.
to
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.
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the
the
picture
producing ice when ice bucket
icemaker can keep producing
the Door
the
reinstall
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bucket
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ice
touching
the ice
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you
more
need
ice, please
use the extra ice bucket
in
Ice Bucket.
as shown
handle
is full.
ice.
in
2.
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the
to
avoid
lower
3. Take the
part slightly.
ice bucket
out
slowly.
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by slightly slanting
it
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maker.
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touching
replacing
20
the automatic
the ice
bucket.
shut
off
arm
when
FOOD
ADJUSTING CONTROL SETTINGS
the
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cool down completelybefore
time to
refrigerator
final
making
best to
It is
adjustments.
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hours
24
wait
refrigerator
entire
functions
control
and freezer
(refrigerator
appliance
higherthe number
the
setting,
the
freezer
refrigerator. Setting the freezer control
temperature
keeps more cold air in
to make
compartment
to adjust
need
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start
freezer,
temperatures
the
the freezer
checking
too cold, then
adjust
the
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settings
in the
chart
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remember
listed
to
wait
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u Keepopened
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24
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it is
too
u
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section
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store in
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set
refrigerator
of
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crisper.
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berries
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closed
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in plastic
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or store in a sloosely
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amount
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next
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refrigerator
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amount
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milk
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on
REFRIGERATOR
control
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--
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until
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it.
tightly
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shelf, not on door
adjustments.
REFRIGERATOR
rewrap
milk
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CONDITION/
to use
wrap or aluminum foil.
control.
freezer
and
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original
ready
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supply,
packaging
the
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are
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or
refrigerator
freezer
in
extra
an
storing
freeze.
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in a
butter
closed compartment.
dish or
a lower
refrigerator.
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check
wrap
the
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transfer
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the
unless
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throughout
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in
refrigerator
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colder.
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it
sections).The
the compressor
longer
in
material
the
for
colder. The freezer control
the temperature
cold air flow from
to keep
the
adjusts
run
as the thermostat
food
prevents food odor and taste
refrigerator. For dated products,
ensure freshness.
firm.
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or store
moisture-proof
in the
doing this. The mid-settingsindicated
section should be correct for normal
household
previous
when
refrigerator
usage. The controls are set correctly
milk or juice is as cold as you
like and
when ice cream
before
is
GUIDE
STORAGE
Leftovers
number,
then re-
fish
day purchased.
u Cover leftovers
with
or aluminum foil.
containerswith
check
be used.
21
the
shellfish
wrap
plastic
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tight
lids
can
also
STORING FROZEN FOOD
food for
check
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freezer
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storage times,
guide
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freezing
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information
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NOTE:
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a
cookbook.
reliable
SECTION
REFRIGERATOR
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can
be easily
removed by
and
pressing
pulling
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or
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transfer
out
frozen
food.
containers
plastic
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the
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food.
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not
put
more
within
freeze
will
will
per cubic foot
to
leave
24 hours
freezer
(no
of
any large quantity
food into the freezer than
more than 2 to 3 lbs of food
Leave enough
space).
circulate around
room at the front
so
for air to
freezer
the
of
quick-freeze
unfrozen
enough
space
in
packages. Be careful
the
door
can close
tightly.
times
will vary according to the quality
and
type
the type of packaging or wrap used (airtight
and
and
the
Ice
moisture-proof)
storage temperature.
crystals
Storage
of food,
in the
moisture
condensed,
NOTE:
30
creating
hot
Allow
minutes,
before
package are normal. This simply means
food and air inside the package have
a sealed
inside
that
then
freezing
foods
w
ice crystals.
opening.
room temperature for
freeze. Cooling hot foods
to cool at
package and
saves energy.
WARNING:
22
Do not
Doing
throw
so can
your
result in
hands
in the
amputation
water
or cuts.
&
ice
The shelves
in
storage
glass or wire
make
food items
the shelves
reduce the
of
amount
together
in
when
to sudden
bumping.
falling
or
spilling
do
may result
so
in
one
the
food.
fit different
item you
time
of items
heights
want
it will
easier;
will
You
slide
can
glass
shelves
in
and
out
of your
refrigerator
as follows.
also
door is open,
the refrigerator
Shelves
Out
the
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shelf out,
carefully pull
front
of shelf
toward you.
shelves with
are cold. Shelves may break
Do not
water
shelf
are level from
that shelves
other. Failure to
to the
Sliding
and
refrigerator
your
energy.
IMPORTANT:
with
to
the exact
finding
saving
sure
Make
CAUTION:
side
shelves.
similar
adjusting
are adjustable to meet
Your model may have
refrigerator
needs.
your
individual
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your
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YOUR
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in
until
it stops.
if exposed
such
as
temperature changes or impact,
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glass,
tempered
which
will
small
into
shatter
pebble-
sized pieces.
NOTE:Glassshelvesare heavy.
Use
special
them
to
avoid
removing
droppingthem.
when
Shelves
Adjusting
shelves
Remove
shelves
in
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direction
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the
from the
position
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shelf
(2).
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in
the
the
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can
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HOLDER
BOTTLE
out.
a shelf---Tilt
guide the shelf hooks into
Then lower the front of the
into the slots.
the
the
of
front
slots
shelf
so
the
at a
that
be
attached
with
this
bottle
holder.
It
to any shelf.
shelf up and
desired height.
the
hooks
drop
Bottle holdercan be removed
it straight out and
by pulling
installed by placing
it at the end of the shelf you
want
and
pushing
23
it
inward.
YOUR
USING
REFRIGERATOR
SNACK PAN
While
fresh
chef
the
holding
CRISPER
REMOVING
one
with
hand,
it
pull
without rails
u Crispers
forward
1. To
slightly.
remove,
3. To install,
into
CRISPERS
OPTIBIN
the
frame
and
with
rails
1.
2
remove
Pull
out to
the
push
front
back
it
extension.
full
crisper up, then
tilt up
slightly
u Crispers
To
the drawer
pull
front of the
2. Lift the
pull
out.
it straight
and
insert
into
place.
the drawer
crisper
out to
drawer
the
front of the
2. Lift the
full
extension.
crisper up and
it straight
pull
out.
1
The
easily control
by letting you
vegetables
include:
crisper. The Optibin
Crispers
knob at the front
of the crisper
cover
the inner surface of the cover to hold
You
the amount
control
can
any
in separate
moist
air out of
back
of the
compartment.
corner
of the
crisper
the
on
moisture.
in the
humidity
crispers.
and
between
setting
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of
Store vegetables or fruits
sealed crispers.
or less humidity
largelattice
release
or
to
control
humidity
and 2) a
crisper
1. Push rails
the
inside
humidity
1) a
To replace
and
CONTROL
HUMIDITY
CRISPER
fruit
fresher-tasting
provide
Crispers
Optibin
moisturemore
requiring
Adjust the
2. Insert
control to
the
back
into
the
frame.
.
the crisper for
best
storage
of
fruits.
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fresh,
leafy
moist
air
in
the
crisper
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storage of
vegetables.
3. Slightly
snaps
w
CAUTION:
The glass shelf over
secured.
Be careful when tilting.
the crisper is
not
firmly
24
tilt
up
the
into place.
front and
push the
drawerback until
it
YOUR
USING
To
remove
door
crisper
Lift
4. To
out of
door
the
its
as
it
will
the
2. Hold
open.
center
of the
3. For each
door
and
cover
pull sides of the
over.
cover
lattice.
remove
to
outward
lattice
hold
lattice
above).
crisper
place.
reverse the
replace,
crisper cover (as illustrated
the glass cover and turn the
1. Remove
flap
1. Raise the door flap as high
2. Press the plastic hinge toward
flap with your finger.
3.
REFRIGERATOR
above procedure.
1
2
To
1.
2. Pull
the
up
glass
glass after inserting
the crisper
under
lattice on innersurface
1.
lattice
the
glass
each
For
cover)and
the
remove
Lift
To replace
a finger
into
a
insert
middle tab in 1 (closed
to glass
cover to insert lattice.
of the
sides
pull
hole
cover.
up and
out.
2
3
1
CRISPER
COVER
WITH
LATTICE
ON
INNER
DAIRY BIN
SURFACE
To remove
the latticeon inner
1.
surface
To
remove
the
dairy
bin, simply
the
dairy
bin, slide
lift
it and
pull straight
out.
2. To
replace
location and
25
push
down
until
it
in above
it stops.
the desired
YOUR
USING
w WARNING:
BIN
DOOR
MODULAR
bins are removable for
The door
REFRIGERATOR
and
cleaning
easy
that
adjusting.
1. To remove the
simply
bin,
slide
and
button
it in
down
push
above the
desired support
it stops.
until
door
tilting
open
so
only)
pull
To
replace the
you
Be careful when you
foot!
not injure your
TILT-OUT DOOR BASKET(LFX25*****
bin up and
lift the
out.
straight
2. To
bin,
do
basket
remove
1.
Pull
2.
Remove
of the
one
To replace
1.
brackets
from
basket
brackets.
basket
into
bracket
Insert
upward.
both
end
side. Hook
one
into
basket
of
bracket.
2. Hook
down
other basket end into
into
sure back of
each bracket.
3. Be
Somebody can
w WARNING:
w
be hurt
if
bins
door
are
not
basket goes behind
assembled.
firmly
adjust a bin
w CAUTION:DO NOT
baskets.
bracket
tab
retention
on
1
DO NOT
NOTE:
Push
bracket.
other
place.
to play
children
allow
on baskets
corners
Sharp
with food.
is loaded
that
with
could cause
injury.
BOX
EGG
Store
the egg
box on
w CAUTION:Do not
bin
in the
break
if
freezer
it freezes.
interior
the
use
not
shelf,
egg
compartment.
on door
box as
shelf.
an ice storage
The egg
2
box can easily
ICE BIN
1.
To
the
separate
ice bin,
pull
out
the
as much
drawer
as
possible.
2.
SECTION
FREEZER
3. To
TILTING DOOR
The tilting door
Howto use
Tilt
the
door
install,
the ice
easy
provides
down
lift and
Gently
access
for stored
bin
foods.
pull out
the ice bin.
pull out the drawer as
in its correct
position,
much
as
DRAWER
and
pull
it out.
ICE
26
BIN
possible
then push
in
the
and set
drawer.
DURABASE
1. To
much
pull
2. To
remove the Durabase, push
Tilt up
as
possible.
out.
straight
install,
OUT
PULL
the
to the end
Durabase
it back
the
of
front
as
To separate the drawer,
and
direction
in
Then
Durabase
the
insert
in
rail
DRAWER
to
gently
assembly.
up
pull
lift the
the drawer and
push
pull
gear
it out
and
the front left and
remove.
rear
part of
in
and
left
right
right
hooks
side
of
direction.
1
3
1
To
install,
side
of the
reposition
drawer
possible,and gently
while
The Durabase
1. To
remove,
2. To
install,
allows
divider
Durabase area
into
pull
hook
you
to organize
the
sections.
divider
top
staight
corners
up.
of divider
over top edge of
durabase.
When the divider of the
removed, children may crawl inside.
w WARNING:
checking
the
after
push
the hook
part of rear left and right
out both rails as much
pulling
down
both left and right
side
gear
on the
front
Hook
DIVIDER
DURABASE
2
2
freezer
drawer
is
27
part.
as
FILTER
It
is
that you
recommended
water
filter indicator
turns
light
replace the
on
filter
or your
when
2. Replace with a new cartridge.
Take the new cartridgeout of its
remove protective cover from the
With cartridge knob in the vertical
the
water dispenser
or ice maker performancedecreasesnoticeably.
After
changing
status
filter
holding the
button
reset
by
Placea
If
filter
turn.
NOTE:
filter is
When
the
through
Rotate
Push
the
hear
Using
holder.
the knob of
turn the
can't
you
inserted.
will
hole of
push the
it stops.
until
the water
and
under
container
position,
the cover
into
cartridge
o-rings.
pressing
the old cartridge.
1. Remove
the
the water filter
cartridge,
and indicator light
for 3 seconds.
display
new filter
and
packaging
its
You
it
snap
when
twist
handle,
will hear
twist
and
it
to side,
side
from
filter
in firmly
clicks
it
into
when
isn't
it
fully
You
place.
place.
clockwise about
the cartridge
the snap
into
it
clicks
into
1/4
place.
being removed, the water drains
hole.
the
cartridgecounter
clockwise.
3. Flushing the Water System
water through
the
Dispense
minutes to purge the
Pull
out
the
After
water
Replacing
dispenser
Filter
for 3
system.
filter cartridge.
water filter cartridges,
purchase
replacement
local
dealer
or
distributor.
You
your
appliance
part
can also visit our website: www.lgappliances.com
or call
NOTE:
To
visit
1-877-714-7481.
The
replacement
part number is 5231JA2006B.
28
water
filter cartridge's
REPLACEMENT
BULB
LIGHT
Shock Hazard
Electrical
Beforereplacinga burned-out
the refrigerator or turn
off
or fuse box.
NOTE:
Hazard
Explosion
Use non-flammable cleaner.
the
Both
death,
To
1.
or disconnect
refrigerator
Unplug
crispers,etc.
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warm
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water.
and
sponge or soft cloth
Do not use abrasive or
wash,
rinse
a clean
and
dry
4.
Your
a mild
detergent
external
in
in,
thoroughly.
power.
Do
surfaces
at least
auto paste
For
soft
or
wax
or harsh cleaners. Dry
INSIDE WALLS (allow
cloth
won't stick)
help
remove
you can wash the
a mixture of baking soda
liter
completely
water.)
dissolved
of the
refrigerator.
w CAUTION:
DOOR
freezer to
odors,
with
refrigerator
Mix 2 tablespoons
soda to 1
While
LINERS
baking soda
sure
so does
Be
cleaning
to
the baking
it
not
Do
not
use
These
warm
insideof
and warm
soda is
do
so
up
the
water.
(26 g
the surfaces
not
spray
water.
AND GASKETS
detergents,
on
plastic
parts.
PLASTIC PARTS (covers
fluids.
water.
thoroughly
scratch
the inside,
(or
a clean
of water
1 quart
Do not use cleaning
concentrated
waxes,
bleaches, or cleaners containing
petroleum
refrigerator
wax
soft cloth.
a clean,
with
metal
painted
appliance
using
cloth
Do not use abrasive
with a soft cloth.
To
helps provide rust
Wax
a stainless steel exterior, use
and a mild detergent in warm
with
products
sponge
plastic parts.
twice a year
wax).Apply
surfaces
metal
painted
not wax
protection.
and panels)
window sprays, abrasive
can scratch or damage
cleansers, or flammable
the
front
sure
bulbs
remove
material.
29
engaging
top shelf
power at the circuit
or shelves.
instrument,
gently pry the lamp cover loose in
as shown. Rotate downward to remove rear tabs.
the
bulbs
are cool to the touch.
to remove. Insert new
counterclockwise
5. Assemblein
OUTSIDE
Waxing
Make
Turn
harsh cleaners.
surfaces
all
or reconnect
in refrigerator
the
instructions.
for removal
Refrigerator
Bulbs
or disconnect
Refrigerator,
Unplug
2. If necessary,
3. Using a flat
as shelves,
in Using
sections
to
Refer
Light
fit your
Be
refrigerator.
of the same size, shape
breaker.
power.
parts, such
all removable
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Remove
control to the OFF position
to the light circuit.
Refrigerator
change
unplug
breaker
power
and wattage.
GENERAL CLEANINGTIPS
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remove
power
NOTE: Not all appliance
bulbs will
sure to replace the bulb with one
or fire.
explosion,
sections defrost
clean
both sections about once
However,
odors. Wipe up spills immediately.
prevent
to
month
in
freezer
and
refrigerator
automatically.
a
result
so can
do
to
Failure
the
Moving
does not
either
bulb,
at the circuit
light
reverse
the
order
rear tabs
by snapping
followed
by
bulb(s).
the Lamp Cover
the
front
tabs.
freezer light
To change
1.
2. Usinga flat
in
the
front
instrument,
form outlet.
cord
power
refrigerator
Unplug
WHEN YOU GO ON VACATION
Rotate downward to
as shown.
loose
lamp cover
pry the
gently
1. Use up
rear tabs.
3. Make sure the bulb
counterclockwise
is cool
to the
touch.
the
Turn
2. Empty
bulb
If
cover up to snap
front
bulb.
appliance
into
slots
into
place.
in
freezer
follow these
leave,
1. Remove
ceiling.
to turn
choose
you
bin.
ice
the
the refrigerator
from the
2. Dependingon your
(refrigerator control)
Clean
OFF.
to
rubber or
prop them
open
odor and
mold
WHEN YOU
When
you
follow
these
are
it and
wipe
(refrigerator
the
of both doors to
get in. This stops
tops
for air to
enough
from building
up.
far
MOVE
moving your
to prepare
food from
frozen food in
2. Depending
the
well.
dry
wood blocksto
refrigerator to a new
it
steps
1. Remove all
control
the thermostat
See the Setting
set
model,
refrigerator,
4. Tape
you
refrigerator.
Controls section.
3.
before
off
steps.
food
all
items.
freeze other
and
perishables
any
to remove.
4. Replacewith a new 60-watt
5. Insert tabs on back of cover
Push
away,
before you leave.
the
remove
to leave the refrigerator on while
you
follow these steps to prepare
your refrigerator
choose
If you
are
the
for
the
refrigerator
home,
move.
pack all
and
ice.
dry
on your model, turn the thermostat
control
control) to OFF. See the Settingthe
Controlssection.
3.
Unplug
4. Clean,
the
refrigerator.
wipe and
thoroughly.
dry
out all removable parts, wrap them
well
and
them together so they don't shift and rattle during
move.
Refer to sections in Using
your
Refrigerator
5. Take
tape
the
for
removal instructions.
6. Dependingon the model,raisethe
refrigerator
w CAUTION:
Lamp may
DO NOT place fingers
be hot.
leveling
See
the
of cover.
inside
POWER INTERRUPTIONS
If
all
the
power
refrigerator
cold and
2.
If
the
will be out for
doors
closed
When
and
24 hours or less, keep
to help foods stay
will be out for
all frozen
food locker.
a) Remove
more
than
hours:
24
food and store it
in a
frozen
30
more
rolls
easily
legs all the way so they
Door Closing section.
and
tape
front
of the
OR screw
in
the
don't scrape the floor.
the power
cord to the
cabinet.
you get to your new home, put everything
refer to the Installing Your
Refrigerator
preparation
frozen.
power
it
7. Tape the doorsshut
refrigerator
1.
so
instructions.
back
section
for
NOTE: If
size is smaller or larger than
you
can
you
regulate the size with the cube size
cube
the
expected,
button.
Personal
with the
contact
Avoid
or
mechanism,
the cubes. DO
automatic
NOT
icemaking
is plugged
moving parts
the
of
heating
element
place
fingers
mechanism
while
the
with
Hazard
Injury
the
indicator
Every time you press the cube size button,
one
The
the
up
light.
higher
light position, the
the
cubes
will
be.
at
the highest position
larger
Pressing
returns
the
indicator
to the lowest position.
moves
ejector
that releases
or hands on the
the refrigerator
WHEN YOU
in.
OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
A
hours to begin
12 to 24
water
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When
the
ice bucket
the
refrigerator
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When
ice.
making
the
supply
(OFF)
shut
be
will
off
for
more than
is removed for
hours.
several
a
minute
or two.
take
may
refrigerator
newly-installed
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When
ICEMAKER
THE
SET
SHOULD
SWITCH TO O
POWER
not
will
NORMAL SOUNDS YOU
NOTE: Keeping
before the water
Icemaker
be
used
MAY
for several
days.
HEAR
the power switch
in the I (on)
position
line is connected can damagethe
icemaker.
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You
and
cubes droppinginto the bin
pipes as the icemaker refills.
the sound of
will hear
water
in the
running
FOR
PREPARING
VACATION
Automatic
off Arm
Shut
Cube Size
Indicator
The
Select
icemaker
will
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If you
Button
the
cubes
six
produce
Switch
Power
Size
Cube
Light
per cycle---
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When
approximately 100--130cubes in a 24-hour period,
room
depending on freezer compartment
temperature,
number of door openings and other
temperature,
operating conditions.
If the
is used before the water connectionis
refrigerator
made
to the icemaker, set the powerswitch
to O (off).
When the refrigerator has
supply, set the power switch
been connected the
The icemaker will
A newly-installed
refrigerator may
begin
cubes.
to
line
away the
Be sure
Shut
When the
If
ice
when
cools
to freezing.
12 to
24 hours to
it
take
to allow
batches
of ice
with
the sweep
the water
interferes
bin
is not
taste
of the
off Arm.
fills
icemaker
normal
cloudy,
few
first
nothing
Arm, the
is
water
with
I (on).
clear.
Automatic
It
ice
making
Throw
fill
to the
will
for several
level of the
stop
producing
cubes to be
used frequently,
old
stale, and shrink.
ice
Shut
Automatic
off
ice.
stuck together.
cubes
will
you
become
31
Maker
off
with
ice
in the
Ice
leak onto the floor.
turn off the ice maker due to a long
the
ice bin.
empty all the ice within
can
vacation,
water
to
to
the ICE
turn
ice
melt and
Bin
,
YOU BEGIN
BEFORE
This water
is not
installation
line
instructions
to
carefully
warranted
by
the
hammer
banging
(water
and
burns
prevent
the water line to
If
use
you
sure
make
(off)
position.
Do
the
in
the
pipes)
the
do
product damage,
water
not
temperatures
up
a compression
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Shutoff
the
icemaker
fall
below
tubing
in
areas
where
must
installations
freezing.
be
in
accordance
with
NOTE:Wear
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COLDWATER
included in
LINE.
many
local plumbing
plumbing
to
1/4
to connect
water
the
Install the
WILL NEED
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Tubing,
Copper
supply.
outer
the refrigerator
Be sure both
are cut square.
1.
The water pressure must
a
p.s.i. on modelswithout
and between 40 and 120 p.s.i.on models
filter
water
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Power
water supply.
20 and 120
2.
be
VALVE
THE
CHOOSE
frequently
used
SUPPLY
the
pressure
on
LOCATION
pipe, make the
top or side,
at the bottom,
to avoid
sediment
from
the water
any
water
rather than
drawing off
a
the
pipe.
.
3.
and
THE
DRILL
Drill
wrench.
blade
OFF THE MAIN WATER
nearest faucet to relieve
on the
horizontal
adjustable
Straight-
the nearest
on
line.
connectionto
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1/2
or
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local
Choose a location for the valve
that is easily accessible. It is best
to connect into the side of a
vertical water pipe. When
it is
to
connect
into
a
necessary
filter.
drill
purchasing,
with your
the line.
water
with
valve
shutoff
SHUT
Turn
installation.
between
complies
INSTRUCTIONS
water
drinking
ends of the tubing
To determine how much tubing you need: measure
the distancefrom the water valve on the back of the
to the water supply pipe.Then
add
8 feet
refrigerator
Be
sure
there
is
sufficient
extra
(2.4 m).
tubing (about 8 feet
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coiled
into
3
turns
of
about
10
to
[2.4m]
[25 cm] diameter)
allow the refrigerator
to move
out from the wall after
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A cold
valve
kits. Before
codes.
INSTALLATION
diameter
supply
make surea saddle-type
valves are
shutoff
Saddle-type
water
protection.
eye
YOU
a
a minimum
with
inlet
inside diameter of 5/32 at
the point of connection to the
code requirements.
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use
to
have
should
valve
water
using any electrical device (such as a power
be sure the device is doubleinstallation,
drill)
during
insulated
or grounded in a manner
to prevent the hazard
of
electric
or
is
shock,
battery-powered.
WHAT
can
fitting.
to connect
valve
shutoff
When
All
valve.
existing
copper water
line has a flared
at the
fitting
will
need
an
end, you
adapter
(available at
plumbing supply stores) to
connect
the water line to the refrigerator OR you
cut off the flared
fitting with a tube cutter and then
supply
hook
the
and
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If your
lead
to
plumber
line.
water
hot
in house
and
parts
tubing to
copper
valve
shutoff
the cold water line. The
install
not
the
connect
refrigerator before connecting the water
the icemaker power switch is in the O
your
line,
nuts and
refrigerator water
plumbing can cause damage to refrigerator
to water leakage or flooding.
Call
a qualified
correct water hammer before installing
the
line to the refrigerator.
To
diameter
outer
2 ferrules (sleeves)to
water damage.
Water
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1/4
compression
manufacturer. Followthese
minimize the risk of expensive
or icemaker
refrigerator
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Two
a
HOLE
FOR THE
VALVE
the water
a self-
1/4\342\200\262\342\200\262
hole
in
pipe (even if using
piercing valve) using a
Phillips-
screwdriver .
sharp bit.
Remove
any
burrs
the
resulting from drilling
hole in the pipe. Take care
not
to allow
water to drain
into
the
drill. Failure to drill a 1/4\342\200\262\342\200\262
hole
may result
reduced
ice production
or smaller cubes.
32
in
7. CONNECT THE TUBINGTOTHE
INSTRUCTIONS
INSTALLATION
(CONTINUED)
4.
the compression
Place
for copper
Fasten the
the
Pipe
valve
shutoff
to the
tubing
it to the shutoff
inserted
into the
connect
VALVE
SHUTOFF
THE
FASTEN
nut
the
onto
cold water
fully
pipe with
and
ferrule
end
of the
(sleeve)
valve. Tighten
and
tubing
the
sure
Make
valve.
VALVE
the
tubing
compression
nut securely.
clamp.
pipe
Clamp
Saddle-Type
Compression
Valve
Shutoff
Nut
Packing
Saddle-Type
Water Pipe
Valve
Shutoff
Nut
Vertical Cold
Outlet
Ferrule
(sleeve)
Valve
NOTE: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Plumbing
248CMR shall be adhered to. Saddlevalves
NOTE: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Plumbing
Codes
248CMR
shall be adhered to. Saddle valves
are
in Massachusetts.
illegal and use is not permitted
Consult with your licensed
plumber.
5.
Codes
are
8.
THE PIPE CLAMP
TIGHTEN
clamp
screws
until
the
washer
sealing
and
begins to swell.
NOTE: Do not
the tubing.
Pipe
water
overtighten
or you
may crush
Washer
the
Clamp Screw
6.
ROUTE
THE
Route the
tubing
TUBING
between
the
cold water line
and the
refrigerator.
Route
the tubing through a hole drilled
floor (behind the refrigerator
or adjacent
as close to the wall as possible.
NOTE: Be sure there is sufficient
8 feet coiledinto 3 turns of about
allow the refrigerator to move out
installation.
extra
10
from
in the
base
tubing
wall or
cabinet)
(about
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diameter)
the
the
flush
use is
your
not
permitted
licensed
plumber.
OUT THE TUBING
main
out
water
the
supply on
tubing
until
is clear.
Shut the water off at the water
valve after about one quart
of
water
has been flushed through
End
Inlet
Clamp
with
FLUSH
Turn
the
Tighten
and
illegal
Consult
to
wall after
33
tubing.
the
in Massachusetts.
is
9. CONNECT THE TUBINGTOTHE
10. TURN THE WATER
VALVE
SHUTOFF
REFRIGERATOR
and
Removing
Valve Cover
Replacing
NOTE:Beforemaking
the
connection
refrigerator, be sure the refrigerator
plugged
1. Place
the
into
wall
of
the tube
shown
THE
leak.
access
compartment
cover.
is not
cord
power
AT
onto
tubing.
Ferrule
as
to the
that
connections
the compressor
Reattach
a ferrule(sleeve)
and
Compression
2. Insert
Tighten any
ON
outlet.
a compressionnut
the end
LINE
WATER
THE
CONNECTING
in
the
into
(sleeve)
and
valve
the
figure
Nut
fasten
with
wrench
11.
below.
PLUG
IN THE
Arrange
the
against the
Push the
coil
REFRIGERATOR
of tubing
back of
so
that
not vibrate
or against the wall.
it does
the
refrigerator
back
to the
refrigerator
wall.
Tubing
Check to see
water line connections.
w CAUTION:
if water
dripping
occurs
12. START
at
Set
the
THE ICEMAKER
icemaker
power
The icemakerwill
NOTE:Water
valve
SVC guide
connector
separating the connectorwhich
of
Valve, press the portion
with
finger
as
shown
in
the
is connected
pull the
picture
and
the
not
switch to the
to operate
begin
its operating temperature
will then begin operation
When
in the
power
connector
1
34
switch is
in
the
of
until
15\302\260F(--9\302\260C) or
automatically
I (on)
ON position.
position.
if
the
it reaches
below.
icemaker
It
YOU
SOUNDS
UNDERSTANDING
new refrigerator may make sounds that
didn't make. Because the sounds are new to
Your
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The
HEAR
MAY
one
your
old
you,
new
you
sounds
might be concerned about them. Most of the
are normal. Hard surfaces, like the floor, walls and
what
may
be
The
depending
cycling on and off.
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noises
Rattling
may come from the
water line, or items stored on top of
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is designed to run
refrigerator
The
refrigerator
you
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You
refrigerator.
more
efficiently
new
or high-pitched sound.
hear the evaporator fan motor circulating the
the refrigerator
and freezer compartments.
a pulsating
hear
may
may
through
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As each
to the
the
refrigerant,
the
compressor
may cause your
than
longer
your old one, and
efficiency
to run
high
of
flow
desired temperature.
food items at the
to keep your
them.
making
the automatic defrost
thermostat
control (or
on the model) will also
when
click
will
ends.
when
click
than
cabinets, can makethe soundsseemlouder
they
describes
the kinds of sounds
actually are. The following
and
timer
defrost
cycle begins and
refrigerator control,
ends, you may
cycle
refrigerant
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Contraction
and
hear a
in your
flowing
refrigerator.
inside walls may
of the
expansion
due
sound
gurgling
cause
noise.
a popping
on the defrost heater during
a defrost
cause
a
sound.
cycle may
sizzling
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You
may hear air being forced over the condenser by
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Water
dripping
may
defrost
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You
can
the
fan.
condenser
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You
air
water
hear
the
into
running
drain
pan
the
icing
the
during
cycle.
hear
occurred
the noise
freezer or the
side
of the
Firmly
plug
the
proper
voltage.
left
from
refrigerator
the
fan at
when doors
are
open.
Checkif...
REFRIGERATOR
DOES
The
Then...
power
supply
household
fuse
u
is unplugged.
cord
NOT
OPERATE
A
has
u Replace the
blown or circuit
breaker tripped.
The refrigerator
position.
Refrigerator
is set
control
to the
OFF
u Refer to
on
is
in the
defrost cycle.
into a
fuse or reset the
the Setting
with
outlet
live
breaker.
circuit
the Controlssection
18.
page
u Wait
cord
about 30
defrost
for
minutes
cycle
to
end.
VIBRATION OR
The
RATTLINGNOISE
floor.
is
refrigerator
not
resting
solidly on
the
u
Floor
is weak
need
adjusting.
See
LIGHTS
DO
NOT
The
power
supply
cord is
unplugged.
u
WORK
Light
bulb
is loose
in
the
u
socket.
or uneven
section
Installation
the
Firmly
plug
proper
voltage.
Turn
the
cord
refrigerator
position and
unplug
remove the bulb
Light bulb
refrigerator
has burned out.
and
or leveling legs
on page
into a
control
the
live
8.
with
outlet
to the
OFF
refrigerator.
Gently
and reinsert.Then plug in
reset the refrigerator control.
bulb of the same
appliance
u Replacewith an
available
at your
wattage, size and shape
local hardware store. (See the Changing
the Light Bulb(s) section on pages 29--30.)
Turn
the
temperature
position and
replacement.
35
unplug
control
the
to the
refrigerator
OFF
prior to
Checkif...
COMPRESSOR
MOTOR
The
SEEMS
TO RUN TOO
Then...
was
that
refrigerator
The
room
is hotter
temperature
MUCH
was an
replaced
older model.
u Modern refrigerators with more storage
space
require more operating time.
u The motor will run longer under warm
normal.
than
conditions. At
room
normal
expect your motor to
temperatures,
40% to 80%
about
run
of the time. Underwarmer
The
food
often or a largeamount
added.
door is opened
has just been
of
u
expect
it to
Adding
food
the
and
conditions,
often.
more
even
run
warms
the door
opening
refrigerator.
refrigerator.
for the refrigerator to run longer
cool the refrigerator
back
down.
a large amount of food warms the
See
the Food
Storage Guide
energy,
try
It is normal
in order to
Adding
section on page 21. In
to
the refrigerator
so it is easy
soonas
The
the
was
refrigerator
refrigerator
in
plugged
recently
and
set correctly.
control was
refrigerator will
cool completely.
u See
The doorsare not
u
closed
completely.
as
the
u The
The refrigerator
control
is not set correctly for
the surrounding conditions.
the
up to
take
Control
Adjusting
firmly shut.
doors
the
shut all the
If
section
will not
they
close
will not
Doors
see
way,
24 hours to
Settings
21.
on page
Push
to conserve
order
everything
you need out of
at once,
keep food organized
to find and close the door
food
is removed.
get
completely below.
coils are
The condenser
u
dirty.
This
motor
condenser coils. Refer
Cleaning section on
29--30.
DOORSWILL
NOT
The
is not
refrigerator
u See
level.
Food packages are blocking
The ice
bin,
the
cover,
crisper
bins or baskets are out
pans,
of
door
open.
shelves,
door
u Rearrangefood
door shelves.
u
Push
all the
bins
section
gaskets after
or seems
refrigerator
wobbles
The doors
were removed
installation
and not properly
during
unstable.
product
u
u
replaced.
Level the
and Door
Remove
FROZEN
FOOD
not
The door is
opened
closing
u
When
18--28.
surface
that they
of paraffin
coat
the
section
doors
service
qualified
Doors
is allowed
36
on pages
the
wax on
the
refrigerator. Refer to the Leveling
Alignment section on page 17.
and
the doors according to
replace
handles
u See
properly.
often.
their
cleaning.
and
The door is
crisper
put
the Removing and ReplacingRefrigerator
or call a
OR ICE
and
in
shelves and baskets into
See the Using Your
positions.
Refrigerator
The
way
door and
to clear
containers
u Clean gasketsand
touch. Rub a thin
are sticking.
The gaskets
CRYSTALSON
on
Alignment
cover, pans,
position.
correct
FROST
Door
and
Leveling
the
to
pages
page 17.
CLOSE
COMPLETELY
harder.
work
Clean the
Care and
the
and makes
air transfer
prevents
will
door
in
the
not
close
is opened,
freezer,
on pages
9--16,
technician.
above.
completely
warm,
resulting
air
humid
in
frost.
if...
Check
ICEHAS
Then...
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OFF-
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installed.
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TASTE
The
been stored
ice has
has
The food
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wrapped
discolored or off-flavored
ice.
old
ice
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make
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away
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foods
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to
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may
migrate
u Throw
long.
tightly
u
in
the ice
compartment.
supply contains minerals such as
The water
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of ice
batches
few
u
A
filter
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wrapped properly.
to be installed (or
eliminate
taste
and odor
food
if
need
may
replaced)to
sulfur.
problems.
The
u See Careand Cleaningsectionon
needs cleaning.
of refrigerator
interior
pages
29--30.
Ice storagebin
THERE IS
IN
WATER
DEFROST
The
needs
is defrosting.
refrigerator
u The
It
is
than normal.
humid
more
water
PAN
take
longer
it is
when
THE
The sounds may
REFRIGERATOR
refrigerator.
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MAKE
TOO
MUCH
NOISE
THE ICEMAKER
IS NOT
be
for your
normal
The freezer temperatureis
cold
u
enough
u
to
produce
OR ICE CUBES
ARE FREEZING
Door left
pan.
defrost pan
This is normal
will
humid.
Understanding Sounds
on page 35.
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section
hours
hook-up for ice
after
on page
u Select
selected.
normal for
Controls
size
the
is holding
if something
cube
larger
the
18.
using
cube size
selector.
Water
valve
shutoff
TOO SMALL
water line
THE DOORSARE
The gaskets
DIFFICULT
size level is
BY
ICEMAKER ARE
24
cubes.
in the
water
hot or
u Checkto see
door open.
open.
cube
Smaller
CUBES
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section
TOO SLOWLY
PRODUCED
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defrost
the
to evaporate.
to the
Refer
May
It is
evaporate.
production. See the Setting
ice.
ICE
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will
water to drip into
u Expect that the
THE
DRAIN
and wash bin. Discardold
u Empty
cleaning.
may
be
are
refrigerator
connecting
to
u
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plumber
to clear
the valve.
clogged.
dirty
or
u Clean gasketsand
sticky.
the
that they
surfaces
touch. Rub a thin coat of appliance
kitchen wax on the gaskets after
TO
OPEN
is reopened
having been opened.
The door
within
a short
time after
u
you open the door, warmer
the refrigerator. As the warm
air
cleaning.
When
create a
wait
5
equalize,
37
polish or
vacuum.
minutes
then
the
If
to allow
see
if
door
air
enters
cools,
is hard to
the air pressure
it opens
more
it can
open,
to
easily.
Check if...
TEMPERATURE
The air
IS TOO WARM
from
OR
THERE
INTERIOR
IS
back
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freezer
through
again
dividing
u Locate
blocked.
Cold air circulates
to the fresh food section and
are
vents
the
air vents
in
wall
the
vents
air
sense
and
airflow
restrict
and
vents
block
by using your hand
move
all packages
to
that
airflow.
the two sections.
MOISTURE
BUILDUP
The doors are openedoften.
u
the door is
When
allowed
the
into
opened,
The
refrigerator.
door is opened, the faster
the
builds up, and the more warm
must cool.
refrigerator cool, try to
need out of the refrigerator
food organized so it is
refrigerator
The
is not set
conditions.
control
surrounding
correctly for
the
hours for
out. If the
too warm,
time.
added
to
u
not
is
packaged
take
u
correctly.
temperature
the dial one
food
Wrap
It
to
refrigerator
can
return
and wipe off damp
to
prior
storing in the refrigerator
moisture accumulation.
repackage
in the
Food
guidelines
section on page 21.
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not
will
completely.
or
number at a
tightly
necessary,
closing
to stabilize
is too cold
the refrigerator.
warms
hours for the
normal temperature.
to avoid
are not
get
a few
containers
The doors
to keep the
everything
you
at once,
keep
to find and close
easy
food
is removed.
order
In
temperatures
move
food
Adding
to
The food
humidity
air the
18.
page
Wait 24
or even
been
more the
the door as soonas the
u Refer to the Setting the Controlssection
on
A large amount of food has just
the refrigerator or freezer.
is
air
humid
warm
If
food according to
Guide
Storage
close
completely
the
on
page 36.
The weather
A
self-defrost
u
is humid.
cycle
was
u
completed.
humid
weather,
refrigerator
when
In
It
wall
38
is
for
normal
after
the
moisture
opened.
droplets to form on the
air carries
doors are
refrigerator
self-defrosts.
into
back
39
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