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safety information
Children shall not play with
the appliance. Cleaning and
• Before operating the appliance,
user maintenance shall not
please read this manual
be made by children without
thoroughly and retain it for your
• Warnings and Important Safety
• Use this appliance only for
Instructions in this manual
its intended purpose as
do not cover all possible
described in this instruction
conditions and situations that
manual. This appliance is not
may occur.
intended for use by persons
It is your responsibility to use
(including children) with
common sense, caution,
reduced physical, sensory
and care when installing,
or mental capabilities, or
maintaining, and operating
lack of experience and
your appliance.
knowledge, unless they have
• Because these following
been given supervision or
operating instructions
instruction concerning use
cover various models, the
of the appliance by a person
characteristics of your
responsible for their safety.
refrigerator may differ slightly
• This appliance can be used
from those described in this
by children aged from 8 years
manual. R-600a or R-134a is
and above and persons with
used as a refrigerant. Check
reduced physical, sensory
the compressor label on the
or mental capabilities or
rear of the appliance or the
lack of experience and
rating label inside the fridge to
knowledge if they have
see which refrigerant is used
been given supervision or
for your refrigerator. When this
instruction concerning use of
product contains flammable
the appliance in a safe way
gas (Refrigerant R-600a),
and understand the hazards
contact your local authority in
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regard to safe disposal of this
Warning; Risk of
fire / flammable
• In order to avoid the creation
of a flammable gas-air mixture
if a leak in the refrigerating
Important safety symbols
circuit occurs, the size of the
and precautions:
room in which the appliance
may be sited depends on the
Hazards or unsafe
amount of refrigerant used.
practices that may result
• Never start up an appliance
in severe personal
showing any signs of damage.
injury or death.
If in doubt, consult your dealer.
Hazards or unsafe
The room must be 1 m³ in
practices that may result
size for every 8 g of R-600a
in minor personal
refrigerant inside the appliance.
injury or property
The amount of refrigerant in
your particular appliance is
shown on the identification
Do NOT attempt.
plate inside the appliance.
• Refrigerant squirting out of the
Do NOT disassemble.
pipes could ignite or cause an
Do NOT touch.
eye injury. When refrigerant
leaks from the pipe, avoid
Follow directions
any naked flames and move
anything flammable away from
Unplug the power plug
the product and ventilate the
from the wall socket.
room immediately.
Make sure the machine
-- Failing to do so may result in
is grounded to prevent
fire or explosion.
electric shock.
• Do not store explosive
Call the contact center
substances such as aerosol
for help.
cans with a flammable
propellant in this appliance.
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These warning signs are
here to prevent injury to you
and others. Please follow
them carefully. After reading
this section, keep it in a safe
place for future reference.
should be taken to ensure that
no parts of the refrigerating
circuit are damaged.
•Deteriorated insulation
of electrical parts may
cause an electric shock
or fire.
•When transporting
• Do not place this refrigerator
and installing the
in direct sunlight or expose to
appliance,care should be
the heat from stoves, room
taken to ensure that no
heaters or other appliance.
parts of the refrigerating • Do not plug several appliances
circuit are damaged.
into the same multiple power
-- Refrigerant leaking from the
pipe work could ignite or
The refrigerator should always
cause an eye injury. If a leak
be plugged into its own
is detected, avoid any naked
individual electrical outlet
flames or potential sources
which has a voltage rating that
of ignition and air the room in
matched the rating plate.
which the appliance is standing -- This provides the best
for several minutes.
performance and also prevents
-- This appliance contains a
overloading house wiring
small amount of isobutane
circuits, which could cause a fire
refrigerant(R-600a), a natural
hazard from overheated wires.
gas with high environmental
• If the wall socket is loose, do
compatibility that is, however,
not insert the power plug.
also combustible.
-- There is a risk of electric shock
When transporting and
or fire.
installing the appliance, care
• Do not use a cord that shows
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cracks or abrasion damage
along its length or at either end.
• Do not pull or excessively bend
the power cord.
• Do not twist or tie the power
• Do not hook the power cord
over a metal object, place a
heavy object on the power
cord, insert the power cord
between objects, or push the
power cord into the space
behind the appliance.
-- When moving the refrigerator,
be careful not to roll over or
damage the power cord.
-- This may result in an electric
shock or fire.
• Do not use aerosols near the
-- Aerosols used near the
refrigerator may cause an
explosion or fire.
-- Do not bend the power cord
excessively or place heavy
articles on it.
it may come in contact with
-- Deteriorated insulation of
electrical parts may cause an
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 a fire or an
electric shock.
• Make sure that the power plug
is not squashed or damaged
by the back of the refrigerator.
• When moving the refrigerator,
be careful not to roll over or
damage the power cord.
-- This constitutes a fire hazard.
• Keep the packing materials out
of reach of children.
-- There is a risk of death from
suffocation if children put them
on their head.
• This appliance should be
positioned in such a way that it
is accessible to the power plug.
•This refrigerator must be -- Failing to do so may result in
properly installed and
an electric shock or fire due to
located in accordance
electric leakage.
with the manual before
• Do not install this appliance
it is used.
near a heater, inflammable
• Do not install the refrigerator in
a damp place or place where
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• Do not install this appliance in
a humid, oily or dusty location,
in a location exposed to direct
sunlight and water (rain drops).
• Do not install this appliance in
a location where gas may leak.
-- This may result in an electric
shock or fire.
• If any dust or water is in the
refrigerator, pull out power plug
and contact your Samsung
Electronics service center.
-- Otherwise there is a risk of fire.
• Do not stand on top of the
appliance or place objects
(such as laundry, lighted
candles, lighted cigarettes,
dishes, chemicals, metal
objects, etc.) on the appliance.
-- This may result in an electric
shock, fire, problems with the
product, or injury.
•This appliance must be
properly grounded.
• Do not ground the appliance
to a gas pipe, plastic water
pipe, or telephone line.
-- You must ground the
refrigerator to prevent any
power leakages or electric
shocks caused by current
leakage from the refrigerator.
-- This may result in an electric
shock, fire, explosion, or
problems with the product.
-- Never plug the power cord into
a socket that is not grounded
correctly and make sure that it
is in accordance with local and
national codes.
• If the supply cord is
damaged, it must
be replaced by the
manufacturer, its service
agent or similarly qualified
persons in order to avoid
a hazard.
• The fuse on the refrigerator
must be changed by a qualified
technician or service company.
-- Failing to do so may result in
an electric shock or personal
• When positioning the appliance,
ensure the supply cord is not
trapped or damaged.
• Do not locate multiple portable
socket-outlets or portable
power supplies at the rear of
the appliance.
•Keep ventilation
opening in the appliance
enclosure or mounting
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structure clear of
-- This may cause frostbite.
• Do not use or place any
• Allow the appliance to stand
substances sensitive
for 2 hours after installation.
to temperature such as
• The installation or any
inflammable sprays, inflammable
service of this appliance is
objects, dry ice, medicine, or
recommended by a qualified
chemicals near the refrigerator.
technician or service company.
Do not keep volatile or
inflammable objects or
-- Failing to do so may result
substances (benzene, thinner,
in an electric shock, fire,
propane gas, alcohol, ether, LP
explosion, problems with the
gas and other such products
product, or injury.
etc.) in the refrigerator.
-- This refrigerator is for storing
food only.
-- This may result in a fire or an
•Do not touch the power
plug with wet hands.
• Do not store pharmaceuticals
-- This may result in an electric
products, scientific materials or
temperature-sensitive products
in the refrigerator.
• Do not store articles on the top
of the appliance.
-- Products that require strict
temperature controls must not
-- When you open or close the
be stored in the refrigerator.
door, the articles may fall and
cause a personal injury and/or • Do not place or use electrical
material damage.
appliance inside the
refrigerator/freezer, unless they
• Do not put items filled with
are of a type recommended by
water on the refrigerator.
the manufacturer.
-- If spilled, there is a risk of fire
• If you smell pharmaceutical or
or electric shock.
smoke, pull out power plug
• Do not touch the inside walls of
immediately and contact your
the freezer or products stored
Samsung Electronics service
in the freezer with wet hands.
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• If any dust or water is in
Refrigerator, pull out power plug
and contact your Samsung
Electronics service center.
-- Otherwise there is a risk of fire.
• If gas 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.
• Do not use mechanical
devices or any other means
to accelerate the defrosting
process, other than those
recommended by the
• Do not damage the refrigerant
• Do not spray volatile material
such as insecticide onto the
surface of the appliance.
-- As well as being harmful to
humans, it may also result
in an electric shock, fire or
problems with the product.
• Do not use a hair dryer to dry
the inside of the refrigerator.
Do not place a lighted candle
in the refrigerator for removing
bad odours.
-- This may result in an electric
shock or fire.
• Fill the water tank, ice tray and
water cubes only with potable
water (mineral water or purified
-- Do not fill the tank with tea,
juice or sports drink, this may
damage the refrigerator.
• Do not let children hang on
the door. If not, a serious injury
may occur.
-- Risk of children entrapment.
Do not let children enter inside
the refrigerator.
• Do not leave the doors of the
refrigerator open while the
refrigerator is unattended and
do not let children enter inside
the refrigerator.
• Do not allow babies or children
go inside the drawer.
-- It can cause death from
suffocation by entrapment or
personal injury.
• Do not sit on the Freezer door.
-- The door may be broken and
cause a personal injury.
• Do not use mechanical
devices or any other means
to accelerate the defrosting
process, other than those
recommended by the
• Do not damage the refrigerant
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• Do not put fridge shelf in
upside down.
Shelf stopper could not work.
-- It may cause a personal injury
because of glass shelf drop.
• Bottles should be stored tightly
together so that they do not
fall out.
• This product is intended only
for the storage of food in a
domestic environment.
• Never put fingers or other
objects into the dispenser
hole, ice chute and ice maker
-- It may cause a personal injury
or material damage.
• Do not insert hands, feet
or metal objects (such as
chopsticks, etc.) into the
bottom or the back of the
-- This may result in an electric
shock or injury.
-- Any sharp edges may cause a
personal injury.
•In the event of a gas
leak (such as propane
gas, LP gas, etc.),
ventilate immediately
without touching the
power plug. Do not
touch the appliance or
power cord.
-- Do not use a ventilating fan.
-- A spark may result in an
explosion or fire.
• Use only the LED Lamps
provided by manufacturer or
service agent.
• Children should be supervised
to ensure that they do not play
with the appliance.
•Do not attempt to repair,
• Keep fingers out of “pinch
disassemble, or modify
point” areas; clearances
the appliance yourself.
between the doors and cabinet -- Do not use any fuse(such as
are necessarily small.
cooper, steel wire, etc.) other
• Do not let children hang on
than the standard fuse.
the door. If not, a serious injury -- When repairing or reinstalling
may occur.
the appliance is required,
• There is a Risk of children
contact your nearest service
Do not let children enter inside -- Failing to do so may result
the refrigerator.
in an electric shock, fire,
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problems with the product, or
• Do not put a container filled
with water on the appliance.
-- If spilled, there is a risk of fire
•If the appliance
or electric shock.
generates a strange
• Never stare directly at the UV
noise, a burning or smell
LED lamp for long periods of
or smoke, unplug the
power plug immediately -- This may result in eye strain
and contact your
due to the ultraviolet rays.
nearest service center.
-- Failing to do so may result in
an electric or fire hazards.
• Pull the power plug out of
the socket before changing
•To get best performance
the interior lamps of the
from the product,
-- Do not place foods too closely
-- Otherwise, there is a risk of
in front of the vents at the
electric shock.
rear of the appliance as it can
• If you experience difficulty
obstruct free air circulation in
when changing the light,
the refrigerator compartment.
contact service agent.
-- Wrap the food up properly or
• If the products is equipped
place it in airtight containers
with the LED Lamp, do not
before putting it into the
disassemble the Lamp Cover
and LED Lamp by yourself.
-- Do not put any newly
-- Please contact your service
introduced food for freezing
near to already existing food.
• Plug the power plug into the
• Do not place glass or bottles
wall socket firmly.
or carbonated beverages into
Do not use a damaged power
the freezer.
plug, damaged power cord or -- The container may freeze and
loose wall socket.
break, and this may result in
-- This may result in an electric
shock or fire.
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• Please observe maximum
storage times and expiry dates
of frozen goods.
• There is no need to disconnect
the refrigerator from the power
supply if you will be away for
less than three weeks.
But, remove all the food if you
are going away for the three
weeks or more.
Unplug the refrigerator and
clean it, rinse and dry.
• Do not place carbonated
or fizzy drinks in the freezer
Do not put bottles or glass
containers in the freezer.
-- When the contents freeze, the
glass may break and cause
personal injury and property
• Do not change or modify the
functionality of the refrigerator.
-- Changes or modifications may
result in a personal injury and/
or property damage.
Any changes or modifications
performed by a 3rd party on
this completed appliance are
neither covered under Samsung
warranty service, nor is
Samsung responsible for safety
issues and damages that result
from 3rd party modifications.
• Do not block air holes.
-- If the air holes are blocked,
especially with a plastic bag,
the refrigerator can be over
• Use only the ice-maker
provided with the refrigerator.
• Wipe excess moisture from
the inside and leave the doors
-- Otherwise, odor and mold may
• When the refrigerator got
wet by water, pull out the
power plug and contact your
Samsung Electronics service
• Do not keep vegetable oil in
your refrigerator’s door bins.
The oil can solidify, making it
foul-tasting and difficult to use.
In addition, the open container
can leak and the leaked oil can
cause the door bin to crack.
After opening an oil container,
it is best to keep the container
in a cool and shaded place
such as a cupboard or pantry.
-- Examples of vegetable oil: olive
oil, corn oil, grape-seed oil,
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•Do not spray cleaning
products directly on the
-- Printed letters on the display
may come off.
• If any foreign substance such
as water has entered the
appliance, unplug the power
plug and contact your nearest
service center.
-- Failing to do so may result in
an electric shock or fire.
• Remove all foreign substances
such as dust or water from
the power plug terminals and
contact points using a dry
cloth on a regular basis.
-- Unplug the power plug and
clean it with a dry cloth.
-- Failing to do so may result in
an electric shock or fire.
• Do not clean the appliance by
spraying water directly onto it.
• Do not use benzene, thinner, or
Clorox, Chloride for cleaning.
-- They may damage the surface
of the appliance and may
cause a fire.
• Never put fingers or other
objects into the dispenser hole.
-- It may cause a personal injury
or material damage.
•Before cleaning
or performing
maintenance, unplug
the appliance from the
wall socket.
-- Failing to do so may result in
an electric shock or fire.
• Use a clean sponge or soft cloth
and a mild detergent in warm
water to clean the refrigerator.
• Do not use abrasive or harsh
cleansers such as window
sprays, scouring cleansers,
flammable fluids, muriatic acid,
cleaning waxes, concentrated
detergents, bleaches, or
cleansers containing petroleum
products on exterior surfaces
(doors and cabinet), plastic
parts, door and interior liners,
and gaskets.
-- These can scratch or damage
the material.
• Do not clean glass shelves or
covers with warm water when
they are cold. Glass shelves and
covers may break if exposed to
sudden temperature changes
or impacts such as bumping or
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are damaged prior to disposal.
The pipes shall be broken in
the open space.
• When disposing of this or
•Leave the shelves in
other refrigerator/s, remove the
place so that children
door/door seals, door latch so
may not easily climb
that children or animals cannot
become trapped inside.
• Ensure that none of the pipes
Children should be supervised
on the back of the appliance
to ensure that they do not
are damaged prior to disposal.
enter and play with the
• R-600a or R-134a is used as a
-- If trapped inside, the child may
Check the compressor label
become injury and suffocate to
on the rear of the appliance
or the rating label inside the
• Please dispose of the
refrigerator to see which
packaging material for this
refrigerant is used for your
product in an environmentally
friendly manner.
When this product contains
• Keep all packaging materials
flammable gas (Refrigerant
well out of the reach of
R-600a), contact your local
children, as packaging
authority in regard to safe
materials can be dangerous to
disposal of this product.
Cyclopentane is used as an
-- If a child places a bag over
insulation blowing gas.
its head, it may result in
The gases in insulation material
require special disposal
Please contact your local
authorities in regard to the
environmentally safe disposal
of this product.
Ensure that none of the pipes
on the back of the appliances
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bad easily at low temperature,
such as bananas, melons.
• In the event of a power failure, • Your appliance is frost free,
which means there is no
call the local office of your
need to manually defrost
Electricity Company and ask
your appliance, as this will be
how long it is going to last.
carried out automatically.
-- Most power failures that are
corrected within an hour or two • Temperature rise during
defrosting can comply with
will not affect your refrigerator
ISO requirements.
But if you want to prevent an
However, you should minimize
undue rise in the temperature
the number of door openings
of the frozen food while
while the power is off.
defrosting the appliance,
-- But should the power failure
please wrap the frozen food up
last more than 24 hours,
in several layers of newspaper.
remove all frozen food.
• Any increase in temperature of
• If keys are provided with the
frozen food during defrosting
refrigerator, the keys should
can shorten its storage life.
be kept out of the reach of
• Do not re-freeze frozen foods
children and not be in the
that have thawed completely.
vicinity of the appliance.
• The temperature of two
• The appliance might not
star section (sections) or
operate consistently (possibility
compartment (compartments)
of defrosting of contents
which have two star symbol
or temperature becoming
( ) is slightly higher than
too warm in the frozen food
other freezer compartment
compartment) when sited for
an extended period of time
The two star section
below the cold end of the
(sections) or compartment
range of temperature for which
(compartments) is (are) based
the refrigerating appliance is
on the instruction and/or the
condition as delivered.
• Do not store food which goes
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Saving Energy Tips
-- Install the appliance in a
cool, dry room with adequate
Ensure that it is not exposed
to direct sunlight and never put
it near a direct source of heat
(radiator, for example).
-- Never block any vents or grilles
on the appliance.
-- Allow warm food to cool
down before placing it in the
-- Put frozen food in the
refrigerator to thaw.
You can then use the low
temperatures of the frozen
products to cool food in the
-- Do not keep the door of the
appliance open for too long
when putting food in or taking
food out.
The shorter time for which the
door is open, the less ice will
form in the freezer.
-- Allow clearance to the right,
left, back and top when
This will help reduce power
consumption and keep your
energy bills lower.
-- We recommend the value of
clearance to be :
-- Right, left, and back side:
more than 50 mm
-- Top side: more than 100 mm
-- For the most efficient use
of energy, please keep the
all inner fittings such as
baskets, drawers, shelves
on the position supplied by
This appliance is intended
to be used in household and
similar applications such as
-- staff kitchen areas in shops,
offices and other working
-- farm houses and by clients
in hotels, motels and other
residential type environments;
-- bed and breakfast type
-- catering and similar non-retail
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SETTING UP YOUR REFRIGERATOR…………………………………………………………… 16
OPERATING YOUR REFRIGERATOR…………………………………………………………… 20
REVERSING THE DOOR (OPTIONAL)…………………………………………………………… 26
TROUBLESHOOTING……………………………………………………………………………… 32
setting up your refrigerator
Congratulations on the purchase of your Samsung
We hope you will enjoy the many state-of-the-art
features and efficiencies that this new appliance
has to offer.
• Allow sufficient space to install the refrigerator
on a flat surface.
-- If your refrigerator is not level, the internal
cooling system may not work correctly.
-- Overall space required in use.
Refer to drawing and dimension as below.
• This refrigerator must be properly installed and
located in accordance with the manual before it
is used.
• Use this appliance only for its intended purpose
as described in this instruction manual.
• We strongly recommend that any servicing be
performed by a qualified individual.
• Please dispose of the packaging material for
this product in an environmentally friendly
• Pull the power plug out of the socket
before changing the interior light of the
-- Otherwise, there is a risk of electric shock.
1850 mm
1780 mm
1920 mm
2010 mm
595 mm
• Select a location without direct exposure to
• Select a location with level (or nearly level)
• Select a location with enough space for the
refrigerator doors to open easily.
602.2 mm
1214.7 mm or 1212 mm
Selecting the best location for the
1062.4 mm or 1060 mm
994 mm
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• Allow sufficient space to the right, left,
back and top for air circulation.
This will help reduce power
consumption and keep your energy
bills lower.
• Do not install the refrigerator where the
temperature will go below 10 °C.
• Please ensure that appliance can be moved
freely in the event of maintenance & service.
When installing, servicing, or cleaning
behind the refrigerator, be sure to pull the
unit straight out and push back in straight
after finishing.
Also, make sure your floor supports the
full-load refrigerator.
Otherwise, it may cause floor damage.
Please tie up the extra length of the power
cord at the back of the refrigerator so as
not to be touched on the floor preventing
the power cord from being crushed by the
rollers upon relocation.
• Pulling or pushing the refrigerator may
damage the floor.
Moving the refrigerator after installation
may damage the floor.
01setting up
• Remove paper on spacer and then
attach a spacer (Gray block) on the
back side of refrigerator for better
performance. Make sure a spacer
fix like above image when you install
the refrigerator. It is improving the
refrigerator performance.
(Only for RB31F***B, RB29F***B,
RB37J***9**, RB33J3**9, RB33N*,
RL33N* model)
For proper installation, this refrigerator must be
placed on a level surface of hard material that has
the same height as the rest of the flooring.
This surface should be strong enough to support
a fully loaded refrigerator (or approximately 65 kg).
To protect the floor finish, cut a large section of the
cardboard carton and place it under the refrigerator
where you are working.
• When you move the refrigerator, the
Power Cord should be fixed with the
fixer of the back side.
(Some model’s fixer on the cabinet
bottom or wire holder)
[Fixer on the cabinet bottom]
[Fixer on the wire holder]
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If the front of the appliance is slightly higher than
the rear, the door can be opened and closed more
Case 1) The appliance tilts down to the left.
Turn the left adjusting leg in the direction of the
arrow until the appliance is level.
Case 2) The appliance tilts down to the right.
Turn the right adjusting leg in the direction of the
arrow until the appliance is level.
The handles are included in the product
1. Align each screw hole of the handle to the
corresponding screw hole of the door.
Then, insert the provided screws (x2) and use a
Phillips screwdriver to tighten them.
< Case2 >
< Case1 >
2. Insert the Cap-Handle Screws (x2) into each
handle hole on both sides.
3. Repeat the steps above to install the handle on
the other freezer or fridge door.
4. Insert the Cap Screws (x2) into the door holes
of the opposite side of the door where no
handle is installed.
Cap screw
Use caution when installing the handle.
The door may be scratched.
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01setting up
Now that you have your new refrigerator installed
and in place, you are ready to set up and enjoy the
full features and functions of the appliance.
By completing the following steps, your refrigerator
should be fully operational.
If not, first check the power supply and electricity
source or try the troubleshooting section at the
back of this user guide.
If you have any further questions, contact your
Samsung Electronics service center.
1. Place the refrigerator in an appropriate location
with reasonable clearance between the wall
and the refrigerator.
Refer to installation instructions in this manual.
2. Before using the refrigerator please remove the
shelf corner covers shown on below figure.
(The covers are used to secure your refrigerator
during transportation).
3. Once the refrigerator is plugged in, make sure
the interior light comes on when you open the
4. Set the temperature control to the coldest
temperature and wait for an hour.
The freezer should get slightly chilled and the
motor should run smoothly.
5. After powering the refrigerator, it will take a few
hours to reach the appropriate temperature.
Once the refrigerator temperature is sufficiently
cool, you can store food and drink in the
After powering the refrigerator, the alarm
will sound. Press Freezer or Fridge button.
(Only for Coolselect Zone function model
and RB37 series) Refer to on page 20
“Using the control Panel”.
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operating your refrigerator
Depending on the model, the LED
indicators of the freezer may not turn on
when you open the freezer door.
Press the Freezer button to set the freezer to
desired temperature from range between -15 °C
and -23 °C. Default set temperature is set on
-19 °C and each time you press the Freeze button,
temperature will be changed in the following order
and temperature indicator will display the desired
-19 °C
-21 °C
-23 °C
-15 °C
-17 °C
Press this button for 3 seconds to activate the
Power Freeze function.
Power Freeze indicator ( ) will light up and the
refrigerator will speed up the time to needed to
freeze products in the freezer.
This function will be activated for 50 hours and
freezer indicator will not change display.
This function switches off automatically.
When the Power Freeze process is completed, the
Power freeze indicator switches off and the freezer
switches back to the previous temperature setting.
When you use this function, the energy
consumption will increase.
Remember to turn it off when you do not need it
and return the freezer to your original temperature
setting. To deactivate this function, press the
Freezer button for 3 seconds.
If you need to freeze large amount of food stuff,
activate Power Freeze function 20 hours before.
Each time you press a button on the
control panel, you will hear a short beep.
When you do not press any button, the
LEDs of Freezer, Fridge and CoolSelect
Zone become turned off for the minimum
energy consumption. But LEDs of Power
Freeze and Vacation are turned on at the
corresponding functions.
(Only for RB29****B, RB31****B,
RB32****B model)
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Press the Fridge button to set the fridge to desired
temperature between 1 °C and 7 °C. Default
set temperature is set on 3 °C and each time to
you press the Fridge button, temperature will be
changed in the following order and temperature
indicator will display the desired temperature.
2 °C
1 °C
7 °C
5 °C
Press this button for 3 seconds to activate the
Vacation function. Vacation indicator ( ) will light
up and the refrigerator will set the temperature to
under 17 °C to minimize you are going on a long
vacation or business trip or you do not need to use
the refrigerator. While Vacation function is activated,
freezer compartment remains on. Vacation function
will be automatically deactivated if you adjust fridge
temperature while Vacation function is on.
Make sure to remove foods in the fridge
compartment before using Vacation function.
While Vacation function is activated, Cool
Select Zone does not work.
Vacation function is deactivated,
Coolselect Zone function will be activated.
• When the freezer compartment is too warm
because there has been a power failure, the
temperature LED are blinking and the alarm
sounded. Press Freezer or Fridge button to
stop them.
• This warning may occur:
-- When the refrigerator is turned on.
-- The freezer compartment is too warm due to a
power failure.
3 °C
Temperature Alarm
(Only for Coolselect zone function model,
RB37J5**9**, RB37J5**5**, RB31&RB29
Coolselect Zone
Press Coolselect Zone button to activate the
Coolselect Zone function.
Coolselect Zone indicator ( ) will light up and
then you can store meat and fish.
Press Coolselect Zone button again, Coolselect
Zone indicator ( ) will light off and then you can
store vegetable.
While Vacation function is activated,
pressing Coolselect Zone button does not
• Some of the feature such as Water
tank and Cool Select Zone ( 1 ) can
be different and may not be available
depending on the model.
• The fruits or the vegetables could get frozen in
Cool Select Zone and Fresh Zone. (Optional)
• To freeze large quantities of food quickly, use
the very bottom drawer ( 2 ) where food freezes
particularly quickly.
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If the additional shelf is provided in
optional, you can remove all drawers
except for the bottom drawer ( 2 ) and
place the additional shelf just above the
bottom drawer.
It does not affect thermal and mechanical
A declared storage volume of the freezer
compartment is calculated with these
parts removed for the additional shelf
provided models.
You can tuck in the foldable shelf if you need to
accommodate taller containers or products on the
shelf underneath.
1. Slightly lift up the shelf and slide it inward.
2. You can simply pull the tucked in shelf to use
the fully extended shelf.
Frozen-food mark on the Door panel
The figures above to the symbols indicate the
permitted storage period of the produce in months.
When purchasing frozen produce, observe the
date of manufacture or sell-by date.
Freezing food
Freeze fresh, undamaged food only. Keep food
which is to be frozen away from food which is
already frozen. To prevent food from losing its
flavour or drying out, place in airtight containers.
Packing food correctly:
Foldable shelf can fall out of the
refrigerator, be careful when use and
Place the food in the packaging.
Press out all the air.
Seal the wrapping.
Label the wrapping with the contents and date.
The following products are not suitable for
wrapping food:
Wrapping paper, greaseproof paper, cellophane,
refuse bags and used shopping bags.
The following products are suitable for
wrapping food:
Plastic film, polyethylene blown film, aluminium foil
and freezer tins. These products can be purchased
from your dealer.
The following products are suitable for sealing
the wrapped food:
Rubber bands, plasic clips, string, cold-resistant
adhesive tape or similar. Bags and polyethylene
blown film can be sealed with a film sealer.
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Shelf life of frozen food
• If you do not follow this period, you
will have food poisoning sounds a bit
Purchasing and storing deep-frozen food
When purchasing frozen food, observe the
• Check that the packaging is not damaged.
• Check the sell-by date.
• The temperature of the supermarket freezer
should be below -18 °C or lower. If not, the
shelf life of the frozen food is reduced.
• Purchase deep-frozen food last. Wrap food
in newspaper or place in a cool bag and take
• At home immediately place deep-frozen food in
the freezer compartment. Consume the frozen
food before the use-by date expires.
With the water dispenser, you can obtain chilled
water easily without opening the refrigerator door.
• Lift up the Can Carry ( 1 ).
• Lift up and pull out the
water tank ( 2 ).
-- Hold the handgrips on
both sides to lift out the
water tank.
-- Clean the inside of water tank before using it for
the first time.
Storage duration depends on the type of food.
At a temperature setting of -18 °C:
• Fresh Poultry(whole chicken), Fresh meat
(steaks, Roasts) : up to 12 months
• Fish(Lean fish, Cooked fish), Fresh shrimp,
scallops, squid: up to 6 months
• Pizza, Sausage: up to 2 months
Storage duration is refered to FDA web site
• Fill the water tank with water, ensuring that it is
in a stable position, allowing for the extended
water supply outlet.
-- Fill with water up to 4.5 L. If it is filled higher
than this, it may overflow when the lid is closed.
-- If water dripping occur after first filling, the water
tank pour some water approximately 500 ml.
-- It is impossible to fill the tank with water while it
is positioned in the refrigerator.
• Method 1.
-- Fill the water lifting the round lid in the arrow
direction to open.
Round lid
Water tank
Thawing frozen food
Depending on the type and application, select one
of the following options:
• At room temperature.
• In the refrigerator.
• In an electric oven, with/without fan assisted
• In a microwave oven.
Dispenser cock
• Method 2.
-- Please fill the water after holding and lifting the
large lid to open it.
Do not refreeze food which is beginning
to thaw or which has already thawed.
The food cannot be refrozen until it has
been prepared (boiled or fried).
Do not store the frozen products longer than the
max storage period.
When assembling the water tank after
cleaning, make sure the Dispenser is well
sealed. It may cause water leak.
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• Close the refrigerator door
after fitting the water tank.
-- Confirm that the dispenser
cock is outside after closing
the door.
Fix water tank to the
fridge door tightly.
If not, water tank may
not be operate correctly.
Do not use the refrigerator without
the water tank. If not, it may cause an
efficiency problem.
Do not fill anything other than water as
mineral water or purified water in the
water tank.
• Place a glass underneath the water outlet and
push gently against the dispenser lever with
your glass.
Make sure the glass is in line with the dispenser
to prevent the water from bouncing out.
1. Disassemble the chilled room box. (Depending
on the specification, the box can be easily
disassembled when the guard on the right side
is removed.)
Check that the locking device is set to
Water can only be dispensed on this
2. Move the knob to the left or right side to
manually set the desired temperature.
(The temperature of the chilled room is
when the knob is on left side, and lowest when
the knob is on the right side.)
Dispenser Lever
If you set the knob greater than
medium value, The Chilled Room inner
temperature can be lower than a Fridge
and the vegetables and fruit
can be frozen.
3. After manually setting the desired temperature,
put the box back to the original place.
(If the guard is removed, Knob
assemble the guard
into its original place.)
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Pull the drawers out fully
then slightly lift it up to
remove the drawers.
• If the drawers get
stuck to door, remove drawer by lifting up after
remove shelves.
When assembling, put fridge shelves in
the correct position and do not put them
upside down. It may cause a personal
injury or material damage.
When you put the shelves back, make
sure the side with the label “Front” on it
face the front of the refrigerator.
Gently lift up the shelves
with both hands and pull it
toward you. (Glass shelf)
Do not put the
shelves upside down or backwards.
There is a risk of falling.
Door guards
Firmly grab the door guards
with both hands and lift it
up gently to remove the
door guards.
Water tank
Lift up the Can Carry and
then firmly grab the water
tank with both hands and
lift it up towards you gently
to remove the water tanks.
Water tank may not be available
depending on the model.
Do not use Benzene, Thinner or Clorox™
for cleaning.
They may damage the surface of the
appliance and can create a risk of fire.
Do not spray the refrigerator with water
while it is plugged in, as it may cause
an electric shock. Do not clean the
refrigerator with benzene, thinner or car
detergent for risk of fire.
1. Unplug the power cord of the refrigerator.
2. Slightly dampen a soft lint-free cloth or paper
towel with water.
Do not use any kind of detergent to clean
the refrigerator because that can discolor
or damage the refrigerator.
3. Wipe the inside and outside of refrigerator until
it is clean and dry.
4. Plug the power cord of the refrigerator.
When water dispenser
do not come out
water, push on top of
the water tank down
When the interior or exterior LED lamp has gone
out, do not disassemble the lamp cover and LED
lamp by yourself.
Please contact your service agents.
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reversing the door (optional)
Before you reverse the refrigerator door, make
sure to unplug the refrigerator. Samsung
recommends that reversing of the door opening
is only completed by Samsung approved Service
providers. This will be on a chargeable basis and at
the customers expense.
Disassembly of the refrigerator door
1. Remove the Cover Wire Door.
Cover Wire Door
Any damage caused while attempting to
reverse the door opening is not covered
under the appliance manufactures
Any repairs requested due to this
circumstance will be completed on
a chargeable basis at the customers
1. Before attempting to reverse the refrigerator
doors ensure that the refrigerator is
disconnected from the main electricity supply
and all food stuffs are emptied from inside the
2. If the customer does not feel confident to follow
instruction in the user manual, a Samsung
qualified service engineer must be contacted to
carry out this change.
3. Do not plug in Refrigerator just after door
reverse finished process and wait for at least
one hour.
Required Tools
* RB37* model only
Cover Wire Door
2. Disassemble the Cap space Door.
Cap space Door
* RB37* model only
Cap space Door
Not provided
Phillips Head
Driver (+)
Flat Head Driver
11 mm Wrench
(for hinge shaft)
Not provided
Additional part
8 mm Socket
(for bolts)
Hinge Cover / Cap Space Door
3. Remove the Cover Hinge to push a hook like
below Pictures.
• Insert a flat-head screwdriver and put it back as
shown in Figure #1.
• As shown in Figure #2, Lever up the cover and
push a hook as shown in Figure #3.
(Take care not to damage the Cover Hinge Wire
by pushing it too hard)
• Disassemble it by pushing the A in Figure #4 by
hand as Figure #5.
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7. Disassemble the middle hinge by removing the
screws using a Phillips Head (+) screwdriver.
4. Disconnect the wiring connector for the fridge
door. (Only on models with external display).
8. Remove the freezer door from the bottom hinge
by carefully lifting the door straight up.
The freezer door may fall forward so
please support the door.
5. Remove the screws.
(Be careful not to drop the door when you
disassemble it.)
6. Remove the fridge door from the middle hinge
by carefully lifting the door straight up.
The door is heavy, be careful not to injure
yourself when removing the door.
9. Switch the handles from the left to the right.
Remove the screw on the bottom right side of
the Fridge and Freezer Door Switch Lever Auto
Closer from the right to the left.
(Lever Auto closer, Screws each one.)
The door is heavy, be careful not to injure
yourself when removing the door.
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Basic position
Position reversed
10.Remove the Cap Handle and the Screws by
Flat-Head (-) screwdriver.
12.Switch the position of cap screw and cap.
Pull out using a thin flat screwdriver.
Be careful not to injure yourself during
13.Lay the refrigerator carefully on it’s back.
Remove the leg (unscrew in an anti-clockwise
direction) and the Hinge Low.
Hinge Low
Remove the Cap by Flat-Head (-)
screwdriver and assemble the Handle and
If the handle is not installed, skip steps
10 and 11 because they are not
applicable. Availability of these steps
depends on the model.
Be careful the Scratch, when
disassembling the Cap.
To protect the refrigerator damage, cut a
large section of the cardboard carton and
place it under the refrigerator.
14.Assemble the Middle hinge using the Phillips
Head (+) screwdriver. (Assemble Washer
upwardly before assembling Middle hinge.)
11.Assemble the Cap.
Washer (optional)
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15.Switch the position of Bottom hinge and Leg.
(Right -> Left)
Assemble the Hinge Low after putting the
Freezer Door in the middle hinge.
• Disassemble the Guide auto close and the
• Assemble the Shaft-hinge and the Guide auto
close like this on picture.
17.Switch the Wire-Door Direction to opposite
side like the Picture.
18.Use 11 mm wrench to separate the Top hinge
Flip the Top hinge and reattach the Top hinge
Hinge Low
18-1. Use 11 mm wrench to separate the Top
hinge shaft and nut.
Flip the Top hinge and reattach the Top
hinge shaft and nut. (Only for RB33N*,
RB34N*, RL33N* model)
16.Put the Cap-Control out from the Cover Control
like the picture (1).
Remove the Screw and disassemble the Cover
control (2), Switch the Wire door (3) direction
to opposite side on Fridge Door (Door Display
type only).
Assemble the Cover-Control with Screw like a
Picture (4).
Tighten the shaft (and nut) as much as
possible using a wrench.
19.Insert the Top hinge to make the hole a little
bigger and then put out the Top hinge to
assemble the Fridge door.
Assembly steps
Assemble the Top hinge on the Fridge door.
Assemble the Middle hinge on the Fridge door.
Insert the Top Hinge on the Cabinet.
Assemble the screw.
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20.Connect the wire and then insert it into the
Insert the wire into the Cover Hinge and then
the white taping part should be located as
below picture (1).
Fold the Fixer not to disassemble as below
picture (2).
22.Assemble the Cap Space Door (additional part)
on back side.
* RB37* model only
23.Insert the Cover Wire Door on the top of Fridge
door and then push it to assemble completely.
Check the wire position that should be located
the back side of Cover Wire Door.
* RB37* model only
Only on models with external display.
* RB37* model only
21.Assemble the Cover Hinge to match the Hinge.
* RB37* model only
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24.Assemble the Cap Control.
25.Detach the Fridge and Freezer gaskets and
attach them after rotating 180°.
Make sure the door gaskets are properly
If not, there can be a noise or dew can be
formed which affects perfomance of the unit.
26.Make sure the doors are working properly.
When you reverse the Freezer Door,
detach the Freezer Door gasket and the
inside left gasket ( A ).
And then attach the inside gasket to the
right ( B ).
Attach the Freezer door gasket after
rotating it 180˚.
( A )
( B )
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Before calling for service, review the checkpoints below. Any service calls regarding normal
situations (No Defect Cases) will be charged to users.
does not operate.
temperature is
Fridge/freezer is
Interior wall is hot.
Possible causes
• Power cord is not plugged in
• Properly plug in the power cord.
• Temperature control is not set
• Set the temperature lower.
• Refrigerator is located near a heat
source or direct sunlight.
• Keep the refrigerator away from
direct sunlight or a heat source.
• Not enough clearance between
refrigerator and sides/rear.
• Make sure there are at least 5 cm
from the rear and sides.
• Vacation mode is activated.
• Deactivate vacation mode.
• The refrigerator is overloaded.
Food is blocking the refrigerator
• Do not overload the refrigerator.
Do not allow food to block
• Temperature control is not set
• Set the temperature higher.
• Refrigerator has heat-proof piping
in the interior wall.
• To prevent condensation from
forming, the refrigerator has heatproof piping in the front corners.
If the ambient temperature rises,
this equipment may not work
effectively. This is not a system
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does not operate.
temperature is
Possible causes
• Spoiled food.
• Clean the refrigerator and remove
any spoiled food.
• Food with strong odors.
• Make sure strong smelling food is
wrapped airtight.
Possible causes
Frost around the
• Food is blocking the vents.
• Make sure no food blocks the
refrigerator vents.
Frost on interior
• Door is not closed properly.
• Make sure food does not block
the door. Clean the door gasket.
Fruits or vegetables
are frozen.
• Fruits or vegetables are stored in
the Fresh/Chef Zone.
• The Fresh/Chef Zone is only for
forms on the
interior walls.
Possible causes
• If door is left open, moisture enters
the refrigerator.
• Remove the moisture and do not
open the door for a long time.
• Food with high moisture content.
• Make sure food is wrapped
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Do you hear abnormal sounds from the refrigerator?
Before calling for service, review the checkpoints below. Any service calls related to normal
sounds will be charged to the user.
These sounds are normal.
• When starting or ending an operation, the refrigerator may make sounds similar to a car engine
igniting. As the operation stabilizes, the sounds will decrease.
or Chirping!
• While the fan is operating, these sounds may occur. When the refrigerator reaches the set temperature,
no fan sound will occur.
• During a defrost cycle, water may drip on the defrost heater, causing sizzling sounds.
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• As the refrigerator cools or freezes, refrigerant gas moves through sealed pipes, causing bubbling
• As the refrigerator temperature increases or decreases, plastic parts contract and expand, creating
knocking noises. These noises occur during the defrosting cycle or when electronic parts are working.
• For ice maker models: When the water valve opens to fill the ice maker, buzzing sounds may occur.
• Due to pressure equalizing when opening and closing the refrigerator door, whooshing sounds may
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Ambient Room Temperature Limits
This fridge/freezer is designed to operate in ambient temperatures specified by its temperature class marked on the
rating plate.
Ambient Temperature range (°C)
Extended Temperate
+10 to +32
+16 to +32
+16 to +38
+16 to +43
IEC 62552 (ISO 15502)
Internal temperatures may be affected by such factors as the location of the fridge/freezer, ambient
temperature and the frequency with which you open the door.
Adjust the temperature as required to compensate for these factors.
Correct Disposal of This Product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in countries with separate collection systems)
This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its electronic
accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other household
waste at the end of their working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health
from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items from other types of waste and recycle
them responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local
government office, for details of where and how they can take these items for environmentally safe recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase
contract. This product and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial
wastes for disposal.
For information on Samsung’s environmental commitments and product specific regulatory obligations e.g. REACH visit:
If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care
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