REFRIGERATORFREEZER OWNER'S MANUAL PLEASE READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES. 242, 282-3828JD8088W INSTALLATION CONTENTS ................................................. FEATURE CHART OPERATION ............................................ ...................................................... 3 4 6 Starting Temperature Ice Control Making Tray meat Defrosting SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE ............ 7 REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE ......................................8 Precaution How to Replace CLEANING the Door Opening Type ...................................................... GENERAL INFORMATION LAMP REPLACEMENT ............................. .................................. IMPORTANT WARNINGS ............................... BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE 2 ............... 10 10 11 11 12 THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE, AND UTILIZES THE LAT- EST IN TECHNOLOGY. WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH IT'S PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY. BEFORE USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY. IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR NANCE, INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTE- AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS. INSTALLATION SELECT A GOOD LOCATION 1. Place your 2. Avoid direct refrigerator the placing sunlight or where it is easy to refrigerator near NEXT 1. use. moisture. vibrations, the refrigerator compensate for the 3. Connect the power unevenness the ice cube box, supply cord (or plug) to the appliances outlet. Don't double up with other on the same outlet. 4. Prior to use, let the refrigerator run for 2-3 hours. Check the flow of cold air in the freezer must be leveling screw(s) as evaporating tray, etc., in their proper places. They are packed together to prevent possible damage during shipping. partment level. adjust during shipping refrigerator thoroughly. cover properly around your refrigerator to ensure efficient operation. If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area in the wall, allow at least 10 inch (25 cm) or greater clearance above the refrigerator and 2 inches (5 cm) or more from the wall. The refrigerator should be elevated 1 inch (2.5 cm) from the floor, especially if it is carpeted. If necessary, off all dust accumulated 2. Install accessories such 3. Air must circulate 4. To avoid Wipe and clean your heat sources, to ensure place. refrigerator Your to of the floor. To close the doors easily, the front should be slightly higher than the rear. Leveling screw(s) can be turned easily by tipping the cabinet slightly. Turn the leveling screw(s) clockwise to raise the refrigerator, counterclockwise to lower it. 3 is proper now cooling ready for com- has taken use. FEATURE CHART " GR-242 FREEZER COMPARTMENT Freezer Temperature Control Dial Freezer Shelf Ice Tray Freezer Door Rack Ice Cube Box REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT Egg Storage Rack Refrigerator Door Refrigerator Temperature Control Dial Lamp Rack Shelves Vegetable Drawer Used to keep fruits and vegetables, etc. fresh and crisp. Leveling 4 Screws FEATURES CHART " GR-282 FREEZER COMPARTMENT Freezer Temperature Control Dial Freezer Shelf Ice Tray Freezer Door Rack Ice Cube Box REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT Egg Storage Rack Refrigerator Door Refrigerator Temperature Control Dial Lamp Tray Meat (Optional) Rack Shelves (Option: 2 or 3) Tray meat and 2 shelves or No tray meat and 3 shelves. Leveling Vegetable Drawer Used to keep fruits and vegetables, etc. fresh and crisp. 5 Screws OPERATIONS STARTING When your refrigerator is prior to filling it with fresh If operation is first or interrupted, installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal operating temperatures frozen foods. wait 5 minutes before restarting. TEMPERATURE CONTROL Your FREEZER REFRIGERATOR refrigerator regulate temperature in the freezer and refrigerator compartments. Initially, COLD has two dials that let you the dials are set at mid-point. COLDEST For colder temperatures, adjust each dial to "COLDEST", and for warmer temperatures, adjust each dial to "COLD" COLD position. COLDEST ICE MAKING To make ice cubes, fill the ice tray with water and place it in the freezer. To remove To ice cubes, hold the tray remove TIP twisting. TRAY MEAT ice cubes easily, at its ends and twist run water on the gently. tray before (optional) When the door is opened, the warmer air don't influence in the tray meat. So you can store food more fresh in it. The shelf and inserted tray meat must be placed at its position if it is moved, the tray meat can't fill the role of it. DEFROSTING Defrosting takes place automatically. The defrosted water flows down to the refrigerator and is evaporating tray evaporated automatically. 6 which located in the lower back side of the SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE STORING FOOD Store fresh food in the in maintaining refrigerator compartment. Do not store food which goes bad Allow hot food to cool to higher How food is frozen and thawed is an important factor its freshness and flavor. prior to easily at low temperatures, such hot food in the storing. Placing as bananas, pineapples, and melons. refrigerator could spoil other food, and lead electric bills! When storing, cover food with vinyl wrap or store evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and in a container with Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air Do not open the door tures to rise. frequently. Opening a lid. This prevents moisture from nutrients. the door lets warm keeps refrigerator temperatures air enter the even. refrigerator, causing tempera- FREEZER COMPARTMENT Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment they may break when frozen. - Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This When storing frozen food like ice cream for a causes loss of taste and nutrition. long period, place it on the freezer shelf, not in the door rack. REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT Avoid placing moist food deep inside refrigerator shelves, it could freeze upon direct contact with chilled air. Always clean food food should be When prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. storing eggs in their storage rack, position, which keeps them fresh longer. ensure that they 7 are be washed and fresh, and always wiped, and store them in a packed up-right REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE - PRECAUTION 1. Before replacing the door opening type, first of Converting Door is Optional all, you should or trays, and take out foodstuffs and accessories like shelves so on which 2. Use the '+' or remove not fixed in the are Driver, Bolt refrigerator. Driver, Torque Wrench or to fix Spanner the bolt. 3. Be careful not to fall down the refrigerator in disassembling or assembling the Hinge Lower and the Adjustable Screw Asm. Don't lay the refrigerator down in working with it, it will cause to get out of order. 4. Be careful not to the freezer or the drop the door in disassembling refrigerator door. 5. This the refrigerator, according right or the left. to the install position or assembling or user's liking, can be used HOW TO REPLACE THE DOOR OPENING TYPE from the left-opening type to right (when converting 1 Separate the Cap 1 and Hinge Upper 2. 2 as the type of opening from opening type) Separating the Freezer Door 3. 3 2 1 3 Separating the Hinge-C Refrigerator 4 and the 4 Door 5. Separating the Hinge Lower 6. 5 4 6 8 REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE Move the Position of 5 Assembly 7. Adjustable Screw 6 Assemble the Hinge Lower 6. 7 6 Move the 8, Bracket Cap 7 Refrigerator Door. 9 of the 8 Move the Cap 10 and Assemble the Hinge-C 4. 10 8 4 9 9 Assembe the Door Stopper-F 11 for Right 10 Opening Type. Move the Cap 12 and Assemble the Freezer Door 3. 3 3 12 5 11 11 Move the Pin Position 13 of the Hinge Assemble the 12 Cap 1. Upper. Hinge Upper 2 and the 13 2 1 9 CLEANING It is that your important refrigerator be kept clean to INTERIOR PARTS Wash compartment shelves, racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be door wiped up immediately, since it may acidify stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle. etc. with the Never use metallic abrasive cleaners and gent and scouring pads, brushes, or power cord from the wall Always prior to cleaning in the vicinity of electrical parts (lamps, switches, controls, etc.). Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge or cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting into any electrical part and causing a electric outlet or - Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap shock. Do not detergent to clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and then dry. or - mild deter- WARNING hands. interior or a dry. remove faces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet INTERIOR soda solution water. Rinse and on Before you clean, however, remember that damp objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold sur- EXTERIOR baking warm coarse strong alkaline solutions any surface. damp - Regular cleaning use flammable or toxic clean- ing liquids. of the interior and parts is recommended. If you have the No Frost model which defrosts automatically, leave both doors open during the entire cleaning process. Disconnect the power supply, and remove food and all compartment shelves, storage trays etc. compartments with a baking soda solution. Wash all Rinse and dry. GENERAL INFORMATION VACATION TIME IF YOU MOVE average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation. inside the Place freezable items in freezer for To avoid Remove During When you remove all plan the interior thoroughly, to to be away for an longer life. extended securely fasten down all loose items refrigerator. damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them or all the way into the base. period, food, disconnect the power cord, clean and leave each door OPEN ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE prevent odor formation. The outside wall of the POWER FAILURE sometimes get warm, refrigerator cabinet especially just after installation. 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 Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation pipe, which refrigerant to prevent "sweating" on the openings while the power is off. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on top of your frozen packages. pumps hot outer cabinet wall. 10 may Anti-Condensation Pipe LAMP REPLACEMENT 1. Unplug the power cord from the outlet. 2. Remove refrigerator shelves. lamp by turning it 3. Remove the counterclockwise as shown in the figure at right. 4. Assemble in same reverse specification order of as disassembly. Replacement original. bulb must be the IMPORTANT WARNINGS DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD ABOUT GROUNDING If In the event of possible, connect the refrigerator vidual electrical outlet to ances or household load that could own indi- from power causing an over- outage. In order to appliance POWER CORD REPLACEMENT If the by a cord is supply special cord manufacturer or or Improper damaged, replaced assembly available from empty refrigerator can a attraction to children. Remove latches, lids appliance,or or use grounded. of the grounding plug can result in an a qualified electrician or sergrounding instructions are not completely understood, or if you have doubts appliance is properly grounded. agent. be prevent possible electric shock, this must be vice person if the on whether the This VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION An an electric shock. Consult it must be its service (EARTHING) electric short circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current. prevent it and other appli- lights cause a to its dangerous either gaskets, appliance must be grounded (earthed). DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW! the entire door from your unused some other action to make it Do not store inflammable take harmless. or 11 materials, explosives refrigerator. chemicals in the 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? REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER 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. COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE TOO WARM ABNORMAL NOISE(S) a house fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped? or loosened Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place, or leveling screw needs adjusting. Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the refrigerator. 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.