LG | GR-051SF | LG GR-051SSF Owner’s Manual

THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE, AND UTILIZES THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY.
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH IT'S PERFORMANCE
AND RELIABILITY.
BEFORE YOU START YOUR REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
NANCE,
INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTE-
AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
1. Select
a
good location.
refrigerator where
Place your
2. Avoid
placing the unit
sunlight or moisture.
near
5. Clean your
it is easy to
heat sources, direct
6. Install accessories such
in their proper
to
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
more
The
the
and 2 inches
refrigerator
or
tray, shelf, etc.,
are
packed together
supply
cord
(or plug) to the
appliances on
refrigerator
on
for 2
or
hours.
should be elevated 1 inch from
vibrations, the unit
the
places.They
8. Prior to use, leave your
Check the flow of cold air
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
required, adjust
ice
as
outlet. Don't double up with other
the same outlet.
from the wall.
4. To avoid
If
refrigerator
off
prevent possible damage during shipment.
7. Connect the power
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch or greater
clearance above the
refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
during shipping.
all dust accumulated
use.
must be level.
leveling
screw
Your
to compen-
sate for unevenness of the floor.
The front should be
slightly higher than the rear
closing.
Leveling screw can be turned easily by tipping
the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screw clockwise to raise the
to aid in door
unit, counterclockwise
to lower it.
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on
the
cooling.
refrigerator is now ready
ensure
evaporator
proper
for
use.
to
3
FEATURE CHART
Ice
Tray
Evaporator
Thermostat Dial
For
controlling
the
temperature
in the
refrigerator.
Drip Tray
& Shelf
Catches the water that
off the
defrosting,
and
drips
Magnetic
evaporator when
can
and have full width
Door Seal
Door Rack
slide out.
Leveling
4
Screw
OPERATION
STARTING
When your
first
prior
food.
If
to
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
interrupted,
installed, allow it
allow
a
5 minute
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
delay
before
operating temperature
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Your
the
7
8
9
Initially,
10
6
er
2
1
To make ice
on
To
the
cubes, fill the ice tray with
evaporator.
remove
ice
cubes, hold the tray
water and
place
at its ends and twist
gently.
TIP
To
remove
before
ice cubes
easily,
control that let you
set the control at
control to
ICE MAKING
it
a
run
water on the
tray
twisting.
5
regulate
mid-position.
temperatures, adjust the control to a highnumber, and for warmer temperatures, adjust the
4
3
has
For colder
0
5
refrigerator
temperature in the refrigerator.
a
lower number.
OPERATION
DEFROSTING
It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to
The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed
efficient
ensure
a
quarter of
an
operation.
inch(6mm)
before defrost-
ing.
To
defrost,
turn the control to '0'.
Before you start the
proper
position.
When
defrosting
is
defrosting operation,
completed,
Turn the control dial to
a
CAUTION: Never
remove
the
remove
desired
position.
use
sharp
from the
any
or
food from the
evaporator and place the drip tray in its
drip tray, empty water, dry
metallic instruments to
and
put it back
remove
ice, frost
to its normal
or
ice
position.
tray
evaporator.
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Storing fresh food in the refrigerator,
taining its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
higher
When
ing,
prior
to
and how food is frozen and thawed is
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures, such
hot food in the
as
an
important
factor in main-
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
storing, wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered
helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
container. This
prevents moisture from evaporat-
and
Do not open the door
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
air enter the
refrigerator, causing tempera-
tures to rise.
Do not store bottles
Always
the
evaporator
-
they
may break when frozen.
clean food
food should be
Ice
on
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
making compartment
is for
making
ice
only.
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be washed and
wiped,
and
packed
CLEANING
It is
that your refrigerator be kept clean to
undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
INTERIOR
important
prevent
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
or
strong
with
coarse
alkaline solutions
a
baking
EXTERIOR
Use
-
a
or
lukewarm solution of mild soap
to clean the durable finish of your
detergent
refrigerator. Wipe
then dry.
with
a
dry.
Always remove power cord from the wall outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of electrical
parts. Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge
or cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting
into any electrical part and causing a electric
shock. Do not use flammable or toxic cleaning
liquids.
hands.
or
soda solution. Rinse and
WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold sur-
damp
of the interior and
on
any surface.
faces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
Regular cleaning
parts is recommended. Disconnect the
power supply, and remove food and shelves, trays
etc. Wash all compartment and shelves, trays etc.
and
scouring pads, brushes,
-
interior
clean, damp cloth and
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
IF YOU MOVE
During average length vacations, you will probably
find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation.
inside the
When you
remove all
plan
the interior
thoroughly,
prevent
to be away for an extended
Remove
To avoid
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw, turn them
or
the way into the base.
and leave the door OPEN to
odor formation.
POWER FAILURE
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
However, you should minimize the number of door
openings while the power is off. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on
top of your frozen packages.
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all
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
possible,
connect the
household
or
lights
refrigerator to its own
causing an overload
from
individual electrical outlet to
that could
cause a
power
prevent it and other appliances
interruption.
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the power supply cord of this appliance is damaged, it must only be
by the manufacturer, because special purpose tools are required.
ABOUT
in
a
repair shop appointed
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
In the event of
an
replaced
an
electric short
circuit, grounding(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing
escape wire for the electric current.
In order to
Improper
prevent possible electric shock, this appliance
of the
grounding plug
can
person if the grounding instructions
appliance is properly grounded.
are
use
result in
not
an
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
completely understood,
This
dangerous
gasket,
or
or
a
qualified
electrician
if you have doubts
appliance
must be
on
or
service
whether the
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
attraction to children. Remove either
latch, lid
grounded.
electric shock. Consult
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
must be
the entire door from your unused
take some other action to make it
appliance,or
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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BEFORE CALLING
FOR
SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
CAUSES FIRST
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE
:
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES
Has
NOT OPERATE
Has the power cord plug been removed
from the electrical wall outlet?
TEMPERATURE
Temperature control not set on proper position.
Appliance is placed close to wall or heat source.
Warm weather-frequent door openings.
Door left open for a long time.
Large amount of foods are kept in the refrigerator.
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL
NOISE(S)
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
or
tripped?
loosened
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place
leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the
refrigerator.
or
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
strong odors should be tightly covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
BEFORE CALLING
FOR
SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
CAUSES FIRST
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE
:
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES
Has
NOT OPERATE
Has the power cord plug been removed
from the electrical wall outlet?
TEMPERATURE
Temperature control not set on proper position.
Appliance is placed close to wall or heat source.
Warm weather-frequent door openings.
Door left open for a long time.
Large amount of foods are kept in the refrigerator.
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL
NOISE(S)
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
or
tripped?
loosened
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place,
leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the
refrigerator.
or
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
strong odors should be tightly covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
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