LG | GR-131SSF | LG GR-131SSF Owner’s Manual

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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 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
to
The
the
If
refrigerator
and 2 inches
or
vibrations, the unit
sate for
the
unevenness
tray, shelf, etc.,
screw
Your
to compen-
of the floor.
The front should be
slightly higher than the rear
to aid in door closing.
Leveling screw can be turned easily by tipping
the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screw clockwise to raise the
unit, counterclockwise
(or plug) to the
appliances on
refrigerator
Check the flow of cold air
to lower it.
2
on
the
cooling.
refrigerator is now ready
ensure
must be level.
leveling
cord
on
for 2
or
hours.
should be elevated 1 inch from
required, adjust
supply
8. Prior to use, leave your
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
4. To avoid
ice
outlet. Don't double up with other
the same outlet.
from the wall.
refrigerator
as
places.They are packed together
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
more
off
in their proper
3. There must be proper air circulation around your
refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
clearance above the
refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
during shipping.
all dust accumulated
use.
evaporator
proper
for
use.
to
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FEATURE CHART
Evaporator
Drip Tray
Collects water
during
defrosting
Ice
Tray
Thermostat Dial
For
controlling the temperature
refrigerator.
in the
Shelves
Magnetic
Door Seal
Door Rack
Crisper
or
& Glass lid
P.V.C Bar
For fruits and
(Optional)
vegetables.
Leveling
3
Screw
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OPERATION
STARTING
When your
prior
If
to
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
interrupted,
first
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperature
food.
allow
a
5 minute
delay
before
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
5
6
Your refrigerator has a control that let you
the temperature in the refrigerator.
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Initially,
8
4
er
3
2
temperatures, adjust the control to a highnumber, and for warmer temperatures, adjust the
control to
10
1
0
ICE MAKING
To make ice
cubes, fill the ice tray with
evaporator.
on
the
To
remove
ice
cubes, hold the tray
water and
place
it
at its ends and twist
gently.
TIP
To
remove
before
ice cubes
easily,
set the control at Mid-Position.
For colder
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run
water
on
the
tray
twisting.
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regulate
a
lower number.
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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
proper
position.
When
defrosting
is
defrosting operation,
completed,
Turn the control dial to
a
CAUTION: Never
the
remove
desired
position.
use
sharp
from the
any
remove
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
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
When
ing,
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!
storing,
helps
and
wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container. This
food to keep its taste and nutrients.
Do not open the door
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
prevents moisture from evaporat-
air enter the
refrigerator, causing tempera-
tures to rise.
Do not store bottles
Always
on
the
evaporator
-
they
may break when frozen.
clean food
food should be
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
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
with
coarse
strong alkaline solutions
a
baking
soda solution. Rinse and
dry.
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 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
of the interior and
on
any surface.
damp
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
-
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
the way into the base.
the interior
thoroughly,
to be away for
an
extended
Remove
To avoid
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
and leave the door OPEN to
prevent 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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securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw, turn them
or
all
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
connect the
possible,
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
outage.
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the power cord of the refrigerator is damaged, have it
as special tools are required.
replaced by
a
repair shop appointed by
the
manu-
facturer,
ABOUT
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
In the event of
an
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
person if the grounding instructions
appliance is properly grounded.
use
can
result in
are
not
an
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
attraction to children. Remove
latche, lid
or
appliance,or
grounded.
completely understood,
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
must be
electric shock. Consult
dangerous
either gasket,
or
a
qualified
electrician
if you have doubts
appliance
must be
on
or
service
whether the
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
take some other action to make it
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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REPOSITIONING THE DOOR
HINGE(Option)
Your
refrigerator is designed with a reversible door so that is may open from either left or right.
reposition the door hinge as necessary at the outset since it is inconvenient to do so later.
To
change
the door
hinge please
refer to the
diagram
below and
proceed
as
It is best to
follows:---
F
G
H
CE
D
A
B
1. Remove all loose
2.
Carefully lay
Take
care
the
not to
3. Unscrew and
fittings
6.
Gently pull
7. Before
remove
on
the
the
Adjustable
the door downwards to
the
Foot
need assistance to achieve
this).
(A).
the 2xBolts
Hinge (D) by unscrewing
Leg (H) by unscrewing
refitting
appliance.
appliance on its back on the original packing (You will
damage the pipework by keeping it clear of the floor.
4. Remove the Lower
5. Remove the
from inside the
the bolt
remove
fixing
it
(B).
(C).
it.
door, swap the Hinge Cap (F) by prising it from its
the other side of the door. Care should be taken not to
Hinge Cap.
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damage
current location and
the
adjacent
repositioning it
removing
surfaces when
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REPOSITIONING THE DOOR
8. Unscrew the
9. Now
10.
11.
secure
the
Replace
Carefully
and
Upper Hinge pin (G)
the Lower
Hinge (D)
Adjustable
stand the
Foot
screw
(A), setting
appliance
it into the
to the cabinet
up,
(you
it at
using
HINGE(Option)
opposite
side hole in the
the 2xBolts
approximately
top of the cabinet.
(B).
20mm.
will need assistance to do
this),
and
position
it in its
permanent
location.
12. Check that the door opens and closes
creating
This
appliance
should be stood
10mm all round
corners.
easily.
Ensure that the door seal does not bind
gaps which would allow air into the interior.
and, subject
to
Adjust
the
hinges
on
the
hinge
side
if necessary.
on a firm, level floor with sufficient space for free airflow around it. (At least
location, 20mm beneath the worksurface). Avoid positions close to walls or
There must be sufficient
room
for free ventilation
particularly
at the back. The unit should be locat-
ed away from direct heat sources, such as cookers, radiators and direct sunlight. If the unit is positioned
where the temperature is too low, condensation will form on the outside of the cabinet. Normal room tem-
perature is recommended.
Avoid locations which may be affected
by draughts
dampness
or
product
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as
this will
impair
the
efficiency
of 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
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
wrapped.
Interior needs
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cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
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