02.9.13 2:18 PM ˘`2 3828JD8497K(O/M)‡»` 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 3828JD8497K(O/M)‡»` 02.9.13 2:18 PM ˘`3 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 02.9.13 2:18 PM ˘`4 3828JD8497K(O/M)‡»` 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 7 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. 6 1 regulate run water on the twisting. 4 tray 02.9.13 2:18 PM ˘`5 3828JD8497K(O/M)‡»` 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. 5 be washed and wiped, and packed 02.9.13 2:18 PM ˘`6 3828JD8497K(O/M)‡»` 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. 6 pipe, which pumps hot refrigerant to the outer cabinet wall. on 02.9.13 2:18 PM ˘`7 3828JD8497K(O/M)‡»` 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 7 materials, explosives, refrigerator. chemicals in the 3828JD8497K(O/M)‡»` 02.9.13 2:18 PM ˘`8 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 8 during periods of high humidity. ajar.