LG | GR-262SQA | LG GR-262SQA Owner’s Manual

INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
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FEATURE CHART
OPERATION
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4
5
Starting
Temperature
Ice
Control
Making
Chilled
Compartment
Defrosting
Deodorizer
(Optional)
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
REVERSIBLE DOOR
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Precaution
How to
reverse
CLEANING
the door
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GENERAL INFORMATION
LAMP REPLACEMENT
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE AND UTILIZES 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
MAINTENANCE,
INSTALLATION, OPERATION, AND
AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
SELECT A GOOD LOCATION
1. Place your
2. Avoid
refrigerator
placing
where it is easy to
the
sources, direct
NEXT
1.
use.
3. Air must circulate
a
recessed
area
in the
wall, allow at least 10 inches (25 cm) or
greater clearance above the refrigerator and 2
(5 cm) or more from the wall.
refrigerator should be elevated 1 inch
(2.5 cm) from the floor, especially if the floor
carpeted.
inches
vibrations, the refrigerator
as
the ice cube
box,
3. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances
on
The
4. To avoid
during shipping
refrigerator thoroughly.
evaporating tray cover, etc., in their proper
places. They are packed together to prevent
possible damage during shipping.
around your
efficient operation.
in
off all dust accumulated
2. Install accessories such
properly
refrigerator to ensure
If your refrigerator is placed
Wipe
and clean your
heat
refrigerator
sunlight or moisture.
near
the
same
outlet.
4. Prior to use, let the refrigerator run for 2-3
hours. Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
is
compartment
must be
taken
level. If necessary, adjust the leveling screw(s)
compensate for unevenness of the floor.
use.
to
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.
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to
ensure
proper cooling has
is now ready for
place.Your refrigerator
FEATURE CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Twisting
or
Ice Serve
General
Type
Freezer
(Option)
Making
Ice
Freezer Door Rack
Temperature
Control Knob
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Egg Storage
Chilled
Rack
Compartment
Refrigerator Temperature
Electronic Control
(Optional)
Lamp
Deodorizer
(Optional)
Refrigerator
Vegetable Drawer
keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
Door Rack
Used to
Leveling
Cover Lower
(Optional)
NOTE
All
parts shown may
not be included with every model.
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Screws
OPERATION
STARTING
When your
refrigerator is first installed, allow
prior to filling it with fresh or frozen foods.
If
operation
is
interrupted,
it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
wait 5 minutes before
operating temperatures
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
REFRIGERATOR
The default
setting of the temperature control
refrigerator compartment is NORMAL.
You
can
set the
Temperature
Whenever
Ref.
Temp
Control
The
button for the
refrigerator temperature using
the
Refrigerator
Control.
pressing
the
button, the LED emit light.
temperature of the compartment is highered
as
the LED
luminesce from MIN to MAX.
You
can
select the desired set
(5) steps
between
set the LED to the MIN
position.
point
in five
minimum and maximum.
For the economic
electricity,
[TEMPERATURE
CONTROL 5
STEPS]
FREEZER
The default
TEMP.CONTROL
setting of the temperature control knob for the freezer
compartment is the MID point.
For colder temperatures, adjust the control knob to MAX, and for
temperatures, adjust the control knob to MIN position.
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warmer
OPERATION
ICE MAKING
Determine which
General
type ice-making system you have.
Type
Ice
To make ice
place
it
on
cubes, fill the ice tray with
the ice cube box. Then insert the ice
cube box in the freezer
To
ice
remove
twist
Trays
water and
Ice Cube Box
compartment.
cubes, hold the tray
at its ends and
gently.
Twisting Ice Serve Type
To make ice
insert in its
cubes, fill the ice tray with
water and
Ice
position.
Trays
Ice Cube Box
To
remove
turn
ice
cubes, hold the knob of the tray and
gently. Then,
ice cubes
drop
in the ice cube
box.
You
can remove
freezer
the
Twisting
Ice Serve to make the
compartment larger.
Frame
You should
remove
the ice
first, then pull the frame
Trays
and Ice Cube Box
out toword the
right side.
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OPERATION
CHILLED COMPARTMENT
When the door is
opened, the warmer air doesn't
can keep food fresher in it.
influence
the fresh meat. You
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
takes
place automatically.
The defrosted water flows down to the
refrigerator and
is
DEODORIZER
By using
a
As the
which is located in the lower back side of the
(OPTIONAL)
catalyst, deodorizing performance
Unpleasant
How to
evaporating tray
evaporated automatically.
odor of food in the fresh food
is
guaranteed.
compartment is deodorized with
no
harm to you and the food.
use
catalyst
is located in
cooling
air outlet for
circulating
air in fresh food
compartment, there is
no
need to touch it.
Do not
puncture the cooling air outlet with
a
sharp tip
because the
deodorizing catalyst
may be
damaged.
When
storing
be absorbed
food with
by
a
strong odor, wrap it
or
store it in
other foods.
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a
container with
a
lid because the odor may
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
refrigerator compartment.
How food is frozen and thawed is
an
important
factor
in
its freshness and flavor.
maintaining
Do not store food which goes bad
melons.
Allow hot food to cool
lead to
higher
prior
to
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures, such
hot food in the
as
bananas, pineapples, and
refrigerator
could
spoil
other food and
electric bills!
When
storing, cover food with vinyl wrap or store in a container
evaporating and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
with
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
a
lid. This
prevents moisture from
keeps refrigerator temperatures
even.
Do not open the door
to rise.
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
air enter the
refrigerator, causing
temperatures
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
they
may break when frozen.
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This deteriorates taste and nutrition.
When
storing
frozen food like ice
cream
for
a
long period, place
it
on
the freezer
shelf,
not in the door rack.
Avoid
storing
any food close to the bottom
area
of the freezer shelf to
keep
efficient air circulation.
REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
Avoid
placing
moist food
deep
inside
refrigerator shelves,
it could freeze upon direct contact
with chilled air.
Always clean food prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed
and packed food should be wiped clean to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
When
storing eggs in their storage rack, ensure
position, which keeps them fresh longer.
that
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they
are
fresh.
Always
and
wiped,
store them in
a
upright
REVERSIBLE DOOR
-
Converting
Door is
Optional
PRECAUTION
1. The door
can
be reversed if
required by
location
or user
preference.
2. Before
reversing the door, remove all foods and accessories
(shelves, trays, bins, etc.) Which are not attached to the
refrigerator.
3. Use
a
phillips driver,
remove or
4. Be careful not to
disassembleling
assembly.
5. Don't
bolt
driver, torque wrench,
spanner to
or
attach the bolt.
drop
the
the lower
refrigerator when assembling or
hinge and the adjustable screw
lay the refrigerator down
6. Be careful not to
drop
while
working
the doors when
on
removing
it,
as
or
this will
replacing
cause a
malfunction and
damage.
them.
HOW TO REVERSE THE DOOR
(when converting
1
from the
Remove the cap
and upper
Remove the center
hinge
3 Refrigerator
left-opening type to right opening type)
hinge
2 Remove the Freezer Door
and the
4
Door
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Remove the lower
hinge
REVERSIBLE DOOR
Reverse the
5 adjustable
Move the
position of the
assembly
screw
and bracket to the
cap
7 opposite side
of the refrigerator door
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Assemble the door
stopper
for the
correct side
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Reverse the
upper
pin position
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Assemble the lower
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Move the cap to the opposite side and
assemble the center hinge.
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of the
hinge
Move the cap to the
freezer door
opposite
side of the
Assemble the upper hinge and replace
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cap
hinge
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CLEANING
It is
important that your refrigerator
be
kept clean
INTERIOR PARTS
to
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 and
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
etc. with the
Never
use
abrasive
metallic
cleaners,
scouring pads, brushes,
or
detergent
baking
and
Use
Always remove power cord from the wall outlet
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
shock. Do not use flammable or toxic cleaning
liquids.
detergent
refrigerator. Wipe
then dry.
interior
hands.
-
a
with
a
clean, damp cloth and
Regular cleaning
of the interior and
parts is recommended. If you have the No
Frost model which defrosts
both doors open
during the
Disconnect the power
all
damp
lukewarm solution of mild soap
to clean the durable finish of your
or
INTERIOR
or
automatically, leave
entire cleaning process.
supply,
and
remove
compartment shelves, storage trays
Wash all
compartments with
solution. Rinse and
mild
dry.
WARNING
Before you clean, remember that damp objects will
or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Do not
stick
-
or a
water. Rinse and
on
any surface.
EXTERIOR
soda solution
warm
coarse
strong alkaline solutions
touch frozen surfaces with wet
-
a
baking
food and
etc.
soda
dry.
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
IF YOU MOVE
During average length vacations, you will probably
find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation.
Place freezable items in freezer for longer life.
When you plan to be away for an extended period,
If you move, empty the refrigerator (freezer)
and wash a mild solution of baking
completely
soda and water.
Be
all food, disconnect the power cord, clean the
interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN
(2
TBS soda to 1
quart water)
completely dissolved to avoid
inside of the refrigerator (freezer).
the soda is
scratching
remove
to
sure
the
Secure any loose items, such as racks, bins, ice
trays, etc. Do not try to move a loaded refrigerator.
prevent odor formation.
POWER FAILURE
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
The outside wall of the
However, you should minimize the number of door
especially just
openings while the power is off. During power failures
of longer duration, place a block of dry ice
on top of your frozen packages.
installation.
sometimes
get
refrigerator
warm,
after
Don't be alarmed.
This is due to the
anti-condensation
pipe,
refrigerant
prevent sweating on the
which pumps hot
DRY ICE WARNING
to
When
using dry ice, provide adequate ventilation.
Dry ice is frozen carbon dioxide (CO2).
When it vaporizes, it can displace oxygen, causing
dizziness, light-headedness, unconsciousness, and
death by suffocation.
Open a window and do not breathe the vapors.
outer cabinet wall.
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cabinet may
LAMP REPLACEMENT
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove
3. To
refrigerator shelves.
remove
the
lamp cover, insert a slotted driver at the
lamp cover and pull it out forwards.
of
one
under hole of the
4. Turn the
lamp
5. Assemble in
counterclockwise.
order of
reverse
Replacement
disassembly.
same specification
bulb must be the
as
original.
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
Use this
In the event of
an
appliance
on a
outlet that is the
Overloading
a
only
circuit
dedicated
outlet
causes
on
low
malfunction, possible damage
electrician if you have
voltage,
equipment,
or
consult
(EARTHING)
electric short
circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
In order to prevent possible electric shock, this
appliance must be grounded.
Improper use of the grounding plug can result in
an electric shock. Consult a qualified electrician or
service person if the grounding instructions are not
completely understood, or if you have doubts on
whether the appliance is properly grounded.
the circuit.
to the
and poor cooling capacity.
Check your local electric code
qualified
circuit; that is,
a
questions.
ACCESSIBILITY SUPPLY PLUG
The
refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned
supply plug is accessible for quick
disconnection if an accident happens.
an
that the
This
SUPPLY CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
appliance
must be
cord is
Do not store inflammable
or
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
dangerous
gaskets,
The
attraction to children. Remove either
latches, lids
or
appliance
children
the entire door from your unused
some other action to make it
appliance,or take
Young
harmless.
or
refrigerator.
is not intended for
children should be
by young
supervision.
use
infirm persons without
that they do not
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materials, explosives,
chemicals in the
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
damaged, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer or replacement or a similarly
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
supply
supervised to ensure
play with the appliance.
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,
leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed behind the refrigerator.
or
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
strong odors should be tightly covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
DEW FORMS ON THE
CABINET SURFACE
Not unusual
cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
Door may have been left
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