LG | GR-151SW | LG GR-151SW Owner’s Manual

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THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT
CARE, AND INCORPORATES
THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY.
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH ITS PERFORMANCE
AND RELIABILITY.
BEFORE USING YOUR
REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
INSTALLATION, OPERATION, AND
MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
SELECT A GOOD LOCATION
1. Place your
2. Avoid
direct
refrigerator where
the
placing
sunlight,
or
3. Air must circulate
refrigerator
NEXT
it is easy to
near
1.
use.
moisture.
around your
efficient operation.
in
a
to
recessed
(5 cm) or more from the wall.
refrigerator should be elevated 1
(2.5 cm) from the floor, especially if it
carpeted.
vibrations, the refrigerator
4. Prior to use, let the
inch
adjust
the
is
supply
cord
refrigerator
Check the flow of cold air
(or plug) to the
appliances
run
for 2-3
Your
to
of the floor.
To make
closing the door easily, the front
slightly higher than the rear.
The 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.
should be
2
on
the
evaporator
cooling has taken place.
refrigerator is now ready for use.
ensure
must be
leveling screw(s)
unevenness
tray, shelf, etc.,
hours.
level.
If necessary,
ice
outlet. Don't double up with other
on the same outlet.
inches
The
as
places.They are packed together
prevent possible damage during shipping.
3. Connect the power
area
wall, allow at least a 10 inch (25 cm) or
greater clearance above the refrigerator and 2
compensate for
during shipping
refrigerator thoroughly.
in their proper
in the
4. To avoid
off all dust accumulated
2. Install accessories such
properly
refrigerator to ensure
If your refrigerator is placed
Wipe
and clean your
heat sources,
proper
to
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FEATURES CHART
Evaporator
Collects water
Drip Tray
during defrosting
Thermostat Dial
Ice
For
Tray
controlling
the
temperature in
the
refrigerator.
Refrigerator
Door Rack
Shelves
Crisper
or
Magnetic
& Glass lid
P.V.C Bar
For fruits and
Leveling
(Optional)
vegetables.
Screw
3
Door Seal
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OPERATIONS
STARTING
When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
before filling it with fresh food.
If
operation
is
interrupted,
wait 5 minutes before
operating temperature
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Your refrigerator has a control that let you
the temperature in the refrigerator.
4
3
Initially,
5
2
0
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ICE MAKING
To make ice
it
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,
set the control at 4.
For colder temperature, adjust the control to a higher
number, and for warmer temperature, adjust the
control to a lower number.
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1
regulate
run
water
on
the
twisting.
4
tray
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OPERATION
DEFROSTING
It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to ensure efficient operation.
The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed a quarter of an inch (6mm) before
defrosting.
To
defrost,
turn the control to 0.
Before you start the
until it stops.
When
defrosting
is
defrosting operation,
completed,
Turn the control dial to
a
CAUTION: Never
remove
desired
use
from the
remove
the
food from the
evaporator and put in the drip tray fully
and
drip tray, empty water, dry
put it back fully until it stops.
position.
any
sharp
metallic instruments to
or
remove
ice, frost,
or
ice
trays
evaporator.
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
refrigerator.
How food is frozen and thawed is
an
important
factor in
maintaining
its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
higher
prior
to
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures, such
hot food in the
as
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
other food and lead
electric bills!
When storing, cover food with vinyl wrap or store in a container
evaporating and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
Do not open the door
to rise.
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
with
a
lid. This
air enter the
prevents moisture from
refrigerator, causing
temperatures
Do not store bottles
on
the
evaporator
-
they
may break when frozen.
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
Always
causes
clean food
food should be
loss of taste and nutrition.
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
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be washed and
wiped,
and
packed
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CLEANING
It is
important
that your
refrigerator
be
kept
clean to
INTERIOR
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
abrasive
metallic
cleaners,
or
with
coarse
strong alkaline solutions
Regular cleaning
a
baking
soda solution. Rinse and
THE WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
Always remove the 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.
or
hands.
EXTERIOR
dry.
on
any surface.
damp
of the interior and
parts is recommended. Disconnect the
power supply, and remove food and shelves, trays,
etc. Wash all compartments and shelves, trays etc.
and
scouring pads, brushes,
-
interior
-
Use
a
lukewarm solution of mild soap
detergent to clean the durable finish of your
refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and
then dry.
or
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
to be away for
the interior
thoroughly,
an
extended
Remove
To avoid
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
all the way into the base.
and leave the door OPEN to
prevent odor formation.
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
The outside wall of the
POWER FAILURE
Most power failures
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them
or
are
sometimes
corrected within
two and will not affect your
an
hour
get
warm,
refrigerator cabinet
especially just after
may
installation.
or
Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-
refrigerator
temperatures. However, you should minimize the
condensation
number of door
prevent sweating
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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pipe,
which pumps hot refrigerant to
the outer cabinet wall.
on
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
The
appliance
children
or
is not intended for
infirm persons without
Young children should be supervised
they do not play with the appliance.
by young
supervision.
use
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
If
In the event of
possible,
connect the
refrigerator
individual electrical outlet to
appliances
or
household
overload that could
from
power
causing
an
outage.
In order to
appliance
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
Improper
a
or
its service
or
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
use
grounded.
of the
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or
the grounding instructions are not
on
whether the
can
be
a
attraction to children. Remove
lid,
(EARTHING)
electric short
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
agent.
empty refrigerator
an
service person if
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
that
electric shock. Consult
supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
special cord available from the manufacturer
by
ensure
circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
own
prevent it and other
lights
cause a
to its
to
dangerous
the gasket, latch,
appliance
must be
grounded (earthed.)
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
or take some other action to make it
appliance,
Do not store inflammable
harmless.
or
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materials, explosives,
refrigerator.
chemicals in the
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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
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during periods of high humidity.
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