LG | GR-432SFA | LG GR-432SFA Owner’s Manual

REFRIGERATORFREEZER
OWNER'S MANUAL
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY
BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY
FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
P/No. 3828JD8217E
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INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
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FEATURE CHART
OPERATION
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4
5
Starting
Temperature
Ice
Control
Making
Deodorizer
F. I. R.
Lamp(option)
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING
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GENERAL INFORMATION
LAMP REPLACEMENT
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
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10
10
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CHANGING FROM RIGHT HAND DOOR
TO LEFT HAND DOOR
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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 IT'S PERFORMANCE
AND RELIABILITY.
BEFORE YOU START YOUR
REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND
MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
1. Select
a
good location.
refrigerator where
NEXT
Place your
2. Avoid
placing the unit
sunlight or moisture.
it is easy to
use.
1. Clean your
heat sources, direct
near
2. Install accessories such
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
more
The
the
and 2 inches
as
ice cube
box, etc., in
places.They are packed together
prevent possible damage during shipment.
3. You have
a
model with
assemble the handle
or
bar-type handle,
according to instruction
card.
refrigerator
4. Connect the power
should be elevated 1 inch from
vibrations, the unit
required, adjust
compensate for
the
must be level.
leveling
unevenness
screws
supply
cord
(or plug) to the
appliances on
outlet. Don't double up with other
the same outlet.
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
5. Prior to
to
for 2
of the floor.
or
storing food,
leave your
refrigerator
3 hours.
The front should be
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
to aid in door
compartment
slightly higher than the rear
closing.
Leveling screws can be turned easily by tipping
the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screws clockwise(
) to raise
the unit, counterclockwise(
) to lower it.
5. Install this
If the
low
to
from the wall.
4. To avoid
If
refrigerator
off
their proper
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least 10 inches or greater
clearance above the
refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
during shipping.
all dust accumulated
appliance
between 10˚C and 43˚C.
temperature around the appliance is
or
Your
high, cooling ability
too
may lessen.
3
to
refrigerator
ensure
is
now
proper cooling.
ready for use.
on
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FEATURE CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Lamp
Freezer
Temperature
Control Dial
Freezer Door Rack
Freezer Shelf
(Plastic
Twisting
Ice
or
Steel)
Serve(Option)
Rack
Egg Storage
or
General
Type
Ice
Wine Rack
Making
(Option
if steel shelf)
You can use
this as
Vodka rack
in the Freezer.
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Deodorizer
(Option)
Dairy Corner
(Option)
Temperature
Control Dial
Movable Rack
Lamp
F.I.R
Lamp (Option)
Bottle Guide
Shelves
(Plastic
or
Steel)
Refrigerator
Multi Flow Duct
Door
Rack
Distributes cold air to
each
part of refrigerator
compartment.
Leveling
Screw
Drawer
Vegetable
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
NOTE
?
If you found some
other models.
Vegetable Partitioner
(Option)
parts missing from your unit, they may be parts only used in
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OPERATION
STARTING
When your
prior
If
to
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
interrupted,
first
or
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperatures
frozen foods.
allow 5 minutes
delay
before
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
REFRIGERATOR
?
5
6
4
3
refrigerator has two controls that let you regulate the temperature
refrigerator compartments.
in the
8
2
COLD
Your
freezer and
7
9
?
COLDEST
1
Initially set the TEMP. CONTROL at "5" and the COLD AIR CONTROL
operating for 24 hours(one day) to stabilize.
Then adjust the compartment temperature according to your desire.
at "5".
Leave it
TEMP. CONTROL
?TEMP.CONTROL-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
The
FREEZER
higher the
number
setting,
the colder the
refrigerator compartment will
become.
COLD AIR CONTROL
1
FREEZER. MIN
5
NORMAL
9
FREEZER. MAX
?COLDAIRCONTROL-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Setting at "9", the freezer compartment becomes colder.
But the refrigerator compartment becomes warmer because less cold air flows into
the refrigerator compartment.
73
654
?
In cold weather the unit
For colder
?
operates less and the freezer compartment has
a
tendency to warm
up.
turn the COLD AIR CONTROL to "7"~"9".
If you take a lot of foods in the freezer or open its door frequently, its temperature is apt to be somewhat
higher. In this case, set the COLD AIR CONTROL dial between 7 and 9 to cool it. Return the COLD AIR CONTROL
dial to the
?
freezer,
original position
In hot weather
or
to
to cut down the
consumption
of energy.
put much foods in the refrigerator compartment, the refrigerator compartment has
tendency to warm up.
For colder refrigerator,
turn the COLD AIR CONTROL to "2"~"4"to direct
more
cold air into the
compartment, and the TEMP. CONTROL to "7"~"9".
Setting at "7"~"9"of the COLD AIR CONTROL, the refrigerator compartment will
5
not be cold
refrigerator
enough.
a
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OPERATION
ICE MAKING
Kindly,
Find your
General
appliance
is
using
General
type
or
Twisting
ice
serve
type.
Type
To make ice
place
it
on
cubes, fill the ice tray with
water and
the Ice cube box. Then insert the ice
cube box in the freezer
Ice
compartment.
Trays
Ice Cube Box
To
remove
twist
Twisting
ice
cubes, hold the tray
at its ends and
gently.
Ice Serve
To make ice
Type
cubes, fill the ice tray with
insert in its
position.
To
ice
water and
Ice
cubes, hold the knob of the tray and
gently. Then, ice cubes drop in the ice cube
remove
turn
Trays
Ice Cube Box
box.
You
can remove
Twisting
Ice Serve to
use
freezer
compartment larger.
You should
first then
remove
pull
Ice
Trays and Ice
right side.
Cube Box
the frame out
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Frame
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OPERATION
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
takes
place automatically.
The defrosted water flows down to the
and is
refrigerator
evaporating tray
evaporated automatically.
which is located in the lower back side of the
DEODORIZER(OPTIONAL)
By using
a
catalyst, deodorizing performance
Unpleasant
How to
odor of food in fresh food
catalyst is located
for any handling.
Do not
guaranteed.
compartment is deodorized with
prick the cooling
in
cooling
air outlet for
air outlet with
When
storing food with a strong odor,
passed on to other foods.
a
circulating
To
in
harm to you and the food.
sharp tip
wrap it
or
air in fresh food
because the
store it in
a
remove
the
deodorizer, take down while pulling it forward
inserting
type
the figure at right.
driver into the inside hole
as
shown
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compartment, there is
deodorizing catalyst
container with
Catalyst
after
no
use
As the
need
is
a
may be
no
damaged.
lid because odor may be
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OPERATIONS
F.I.R
LAMP(OPTION)
Feature
Far Infrared
Rays
emitted from Far Infrared
form without
original
the nucleic
By increasing
long time.
Ray Lamp
restrains the
dryness
of the foods and
keeps
its
transforming.
More effective food
acid, Far Infrared Rays also keeps the
aroma
and the smell of the food for
a
storage.
It is useful to store the food without
seasoning
such
as
salt
or
sugar, and the food needed to keep as low temperature with
the raw food uncooked heating or no disinfecting.
-
(Sliced)
:
Raw
It is useful to
Fish, Meat, Poultry and
keep
the
original
so on
taste of the food
restraining excessive fermentation and overripe
Vegetable with spices, Yogurt, and so on
by
F.I.R's the
of the foods.
-
It is useful to store the unsuited foods in the Freezer among
or that go bad easily.
the cooked foods
-
Boiled
Egg,
Bamboo
Shoots, Vegetable for seasoning, and
so on
Operating
When the
refrigerator begins to operate, F.I.R Lamp
During the refrigerator's operating, the on and
off of the F. I. R Lamp is automatically controlled by the
refrigerator inner temperature.
Therefore it is not necessary to handle F.I.R Lamp.
turns
on.
F.I.R
Lamp
is coated with
results of F.I.R
If F.I.R
Lamp
is veiled
special
materials for the vest
effect decreases.
Lamp's
or
covered, the F.I.R Lamp's effect
decreases.
If you store the foods wrapped in the
effective F.I.R results.
vinyl
or
wrapper, not in the vessel with
If you want to check the F.I.R Lamp operation, don't touch F.I.R
with the high temperature of its surface.
NOTE
During
F.I.R
with the
Lamp operation, don't touch
high temperature of its surface.
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F.I.R
Lamp
Lamp
lid, the foods will get
more
because you may burn your
because you may burn your
fingers
fingers
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SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
in
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
How food is frozen and defrosted is
refrigerator compartment.
prior
to
at low
easily
temperatures, such
hot food in the
storing. Placing
as
factor
refrigerator
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
high
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
Do not open the door
temperatures to rise.
adjust
The
important
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
When storing, wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container. This prevents
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutritional valve.
To
an
freshness and flavor.
maintaining
the
frequently. Opening
temperature control easily, do
is not intended for
appliance
children should be
Young
the door lets
use
supervised
not store food
young children
by
to
warm
ensure
that
they
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
near
or
moisture from
the
temperature control dial.
infirm persons without
do not
even.
refrigerator, causing
play
with the
supervision.
appliance.
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
they
Do not refreeze food that has been defrosted. This
When
storing
frozen food like ice
cream
for
may break when frozen.
causes
loss of taste and nutritional valve.
long period, place
a
it
on
the freezer
shelf,
not in the door
rack.
REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
Avoid
placing
moist food
on
deep
interior
refrigerator shelves,
it could freeze upon direct contact with
chilled air. To avoid this it is better to store food in the covered container.
Refrigerator
It is desirable to store moist food
and
fruit)
(especially vegetable
vegetable storage compartment. If it is
store on a shelf of the refrigerator, put it
Shelf
in the
necessary to
close to the door away from the back wall of the
refrigerator to avoid being frozen by the cool circulating
in the
Vegetable
refrigerator.
Always
Drawer
clean food
food should be
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
When
storing eggs in their storage rack,
position, which keeps them fresh longer.
NOTE
ensure
that
they
are
be washed and
fresh, and always
wiped,
and
store them in
a
packed
up-right
If you keep the refrigerator in a hot, and humid place, frequently open its door or put a lot of
vegetables in it, dew may form in it, which has no effect on its performance. Remove the dew with
dust cloth free from
If
droplets form
plastic wrap.
care.
beneath the
cover
of the
vegetable drawer, keep vegetables
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or
fruits
wrapped by
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CLEANING
It is
important
that your
be
refrigerator
clean to
kept
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
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
and
and
scouring pads, brushes,
or
detergent
power cord from the wall
Always
outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of
electrical parts (lamps, switches, controls,
up excess moisture with a
sponge or cloth to prevent water or liquid
from getting into any electrical part and
causing a electric short circuit. Do not use
flammable or toxic cleaning liquids.
etc.). Wipe
or
hands.
-
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
-
mild
remove
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
INTERIOR
or a
dry.
WARNING
on
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
EXTERIOR
soda solution
water. Rinse and
coarse
strong alkaline solutions
any surface.
damp
baking
a
warm
-
Regular cleaning
of the interior and
interior
parts is recommended. If you have the
Wash all compartments with a baking soda
solution. Rinse and
dry.
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
Place freezable items in freezer for
To avoid
When you
remove all
plan
the interior
thoroughly,
to
to be away for
an
longer
Remove
life.
extended
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screws, 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
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
while the power is off.
failures of
on
top of
longer duration, place
your frozen packages.
warm,
after
installation. Don't be
alarmed. This is due to
During
a
cabinet may
get
especially just
However, you should minimize the number of door
openings
refrigerator
sometimes
power
block of dry ice
the anti-condensation
pipe, which pumps hot
refrigerant to prevent
"sweating" on the outer
cabinet wall.
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Anti-Condensation
Pipe
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LAMP REPLACEMENT
FREEZER LAMP
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove the
room
lamp
lid
by taking
down while
pulling
its back
projection.
3. Remove the
lamp by turning
4. Assemble in
reverse
the
same
it counterclockwise and
replace new one.
disassembly. Replacement bulb must be
original.
order of
specification
as
REFRIGERATOR LAMP
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
refrigerator shelves.
2. Remove
3. To
remove
and
pull
the
4. Turn the
lamp
5. Assemble in
the
lamp
cover, insert driver at under hole of the
lamp
cover
it out forwards.
same
counterclockwise.
reverse
order of
specification
as
disassembly. Replacement
original.
bulb must be
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
If
In the event of
possible,
connect the
individual electrical outlet to
appliances
or
household
overload that could
to its
refrigerator
from
power
causing
an
outage.
In order to
appliance
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
Improper
empty refrigerator
be
a
attraction to children. Remove
lids
or
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
use
grounded.
of the
service person if
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or
the grounding instructions are not
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
on
whether the
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
can
that
electric shock. Consult
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer or its service agent or similarly
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
An
ensure
an electric short 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
dangerous
gaskets, latches,
appliance
must be
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
some other action to make it
appliance,or take
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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CHANGING FROM RIGHT HAND DOOR TO LEFT HAND DOOR
-
Converting
Door is
Optional
PRECAUTION
1. Remove all food and fixtures from
2. One 10mm
ring
spanner and
one
fridge including
phillips
head
shelves.
driver
screw
required.
3.
Keep refrigerator
in
upright position.
4. Care to be taken not to
drop
freezer
or
fridge
doors
during
conversion.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONVERTING FROM RIGHT HAND DOOR TO LEFT
HAND DOOR.
1
Remove
hinge
hinge
Remove upper
cap
2
.
Remove freezer door .
3
2
1
3
Remove middle
hinge
Fridge
door .
4
Remove lower
fridge
and
hinge
by telting
unscrewing bolts.
back
5
4
6
CAUTION
:
Please
washers correctly
hinge is removed.
ensure
as
key
to re-fit
may
spacing
dislodge when
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CHANGING FROM RIGHT HAND DOOR TO LEFT HAND DOOR
5
Remove
adjustable leg assembly
.
6
Re-fit lower
hinge
to left hand side .
7
6
cap
7 Swap
bracket
and
refrigerator stopper
8
to left hand side of door.
Swap the plug
cap
Re-fit middle
hinge
and washer.
8
10
4
9
9
Prepare freezer door stopper e for left
opening then fit fridge door.
10
hand
Swap
cap e and Re-fit freezer door.
3
3
12
5
11
11 Swap plug cap
e to
opposite
side.
12
13
Re-fit
hinge
cover
.
2
1
and without
conversion. If freezer
13 Carefully
stopper brackets
force, check door opening functions to determine propper
refrigerator door do not open fully please check that door
or
e & " have been fitted
correctly.
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
PROBLEM
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE CAUSES FIRST
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES
Has
NOT OPERATE
Has the power cord
a
house fuse blown
plug
or
circuit breaker
been removed
tripped?
or
loosened
from the electrical wall outlet?
REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
Temperature
COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE
Appliance
TOO WARM
Warm
Door
Large
NOISE(S)
control not set
placed
on
proper
close to wall
or
position.
heat
source.
weather-frequent door openings.
is not closed entirely.
left open for a long time.
Door
ABNORMAL
is
amount of foods
are
kept
in the
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or
leveling screw needs adjusting.
refrigerator.
uneven
place
or
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
14
during periods
of
ajar.
high humidity.
:
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