LG | GR-R579JQA | LG GR-R579JQA Owner’s Manual

P/No. 3828JD8780N
REFRIGERATORFREEZER
OWNER'S MANUAL
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY
BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY
FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
INNER PARTS
OPERATIONS
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4
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Starting
Lamp Auto-Off Feature
Before
Setting
The
Temperature
Door Alarm
Self Test
Controls For Refrigerator
Compartment
Super Cool
Child Lock
Controls For Freezer
Green Ion Door
Ice
Compartment
Cooling
Making (Optional)
Fresh Zone
(Optional)
Defrosting
Deodorizer
(Optional)
Extra Shelf
(Optional)
Vitamin
Vegetable Drawer (Optional)
Dairy Conner
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
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CLEANING
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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 IT'S PERFORMANCE
AND RELIABILITY.
BEFORE YOU START YOUR REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
MAINTENANCE,
INSTALLATION, OPERATION
AND
AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
1. Select
good location.
Place your refrigerator where
NEXT
a
it is easy to
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
off all dust accumulated during shipping.
use.
2. Avoid
placing the unit near heat
direct sunlight or moisture.
sources,
2. Install accessories such
shipment.
If your refrigerator is placed in a
recessed area in the wall, allow at least 10
efficiently.
or
3. You have
refrigerator
or more
4. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to
the outlet. Don't double up with other
The
refrigerator should be elevated 1 inch
from the floor, especially if it is carpeted.
If
vibrations, the unit
compensate for
unevenness
appliances
must be level.
required, adjust the leveling
screws
5. Prior to
to
on
the
same
outlet.
storing food, leave your refrigerator
onfor2or3hours.
of the floor.
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
The front should be
slightly higher than the
rear to aid in door closing.
Leveling screws can be turned easily by
tipping the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screws clockwise(
) to
raise the unit, counterclockwise(
) to
compartment
Your
lower it.
appliance below 5 °C. It may
the debasement of the refrigerator.
5. Don't install this
cause
a
card.
from the
wall.
4. To avoid
model with
bar-type handle,
assemble the handle according to instruction
greater clearance above the
and 2 inches
ice cube box, etc.,
in their proper places.They are packed
together to prevent possible damage during
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating
inches
as
3
to ensure proper
refrigerator is
now
cooling.
ready for
use.
INNER PARTS
NOTE
This
guide covers several different models. The refrigerator you have
purchased may have some or all of the features shown above.
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OPERATIONS
STARTING
it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
When your
prior
If
to
refrigerator is first installed, allow
filling it with fresh or frozen foods.
operation is interrupted, wait
5 minutes before
operating temperatures
restarting.
LAMP AUTO OFF FEATURE
When the door is open for 7 minutes or longer, the lamp inside goes off automatically to
and prevent overheating. However, the alarm sound continues until the door is closed.
save
energy
BEFORE SETTING THE TEMPERATURE
The temperature of the refrigerator is kept constant regardless of changes in room temperature.
It is recommended that, once set, the temperature settings(the controls for the refrigerator and
freezer compartments) not be changed unless necessary.
This
refrigerator has
temperature control button for the refrigerator compartment and
temperature control dial for the freezer compartment.
one
one
The default
setting of the temperature control button for the refrigerator compartment is 'Normal'.
The default
setting of the temperature control dial for the freezer compartment is '3'.
in the
This
refrigerator has a temperature sensor
compressor automatically as needed.
refrigerator compartment.
It will start and
stop the
DOOR ALARM
When the door of the
refrigerator or the freezer is open for
1
minute,
an
alarm will sound three. It the door
remains open, the alarm will repeat every 30 seconds.
SELF TEST
refrigerator contains a built in diagnostic capability. If it develops a malfunction in certain areas, it will
display an error code to assist the repair technician. While an error code is displayed, other control and
display functions will not operate.
Your
If
an error
code is
displayed,
contact a service center. Do not disconnect the power cord from the outlet.
CONTROLS FOR REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
You control
Whenever
Refrigerator temperature using the
pressing the button, the
LED emits
'REF. TEMP'.
light.
The temperature of the compartment is lowered
LED luminesce from "MIN" to "MAX".
You
can
(from the
select the desired
MIN to the
as
the
setting point five steps
MAX).
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OPERATIONS
SUPER COOL
The
Super Cool
first turned
on.
feature operates when the refrigerator is
The compressor and circulating fan
operate
at maximum
cooling capacity to quickly lower the
refrigerator temperature. It shuts off automatically.
If
food is
placed into the refrigerator, Super cool
be started with the button on the control panel. Super
warm
can
Cool will shut off when the temperature reaches the
proper level or it can be shut off manually by pressing the
Super Cool
CHILD LOCK
button.
CHILD LOCK
Press and hold the CHILD LOCK button
for 3seconds to lock the child lock.
When it is locked, the Lock LED will be
and the other button will not operate. To
unlock, press and hold the CHILD LOCK
button for 3 seconds.
CONTROLS FOR FREEZER COMPARTMENT
The
FREEZER CONTROL
1
FREEZER MIN
3
NORMAL
7
FREEZER MAX
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higher number the control setting is, the lower the
temperature of the Freezer compartment becomes.
Since the temperature of the refrigerator and freezer
compartments is controlled with a fixed amount of cooled air,
the refrigerator compartment will be warmer if the freezer
compartment becomes colder.
2
When the freezer compartment is not cold enough in winter,
adjust the control for the freezer to High (4~7).
Setting
the Freezer Knob at
sufficient
freezing effect,
so
will
satisfy
4 STAR.
Setting
the Freezer Knob at NORMAL will have
it is recommended to set the Knob at NORMAL.
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OPERATIONS
GREEN ION DOOR COOLING
The anion
in the duct
purifies the air and
helps stored foods remain fresh longer.
coating
cover
If water of
foreign substances enter the cool air vent while
cleaning, efficiency will be lowered. In addition, if gasket is
damaged, efficiency may be lowered owing to the escape
of cool air.
ICE
MAKING(OPTIONAL)
Choose the type of ice-making system you have.
General Type
To make ice cubes, fill the ice tray with water and
place it in the freezer.
To remove ice cubes, hold the tray at its ends and
twist gently.
TIP
To
remove
ice cubes
easily,
run
water on the
tray before twisting.
Twisting Ice Serve Type
To make ice cubes, fill the ice tray with water and
insert in its position.
To
remove
turn
gently.
ice cubes, hold the knob of the tray and
Then, ice cubes drop in to the ice cube
box.
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OPERATIONS
FRESH
ZONE(OPTIONAL)
When the door is
the fresh
zone.
opened, the
So you
can
If it is
air can't influence in
store food more fresh in it.
The shelf and inserted fresh
position.
warmer
zone
moved, the fresh
must be
zone
placed
at its
can't fill the role of it.
DEFROSTING
Defrosting takes place automatically.
The defrosted water flows down to the
evaporating tray
which located in the lower back side of the refrigerator and
is evaporated automatically.
DEODORIZER(OPTIONAL)
By using an "TiO2 catalyst," deodorizing
performance is guaranteed.
Unpleasant odor of food
in fresh food
compartment is deodorized with
no
harm
to you and the food.
How to
use
As the
catalyst is located
in
cooling air outlet for circulating
air in fresh food compartment, there is
no
need for any
handling.
prick the cooling air outlet with a sharp tip because
the deodorizing catalyst may be damaged.
Do not
When
storing food
container with
a
with
a
strong odor, wrap it
lid because odor may be
or
store it in a
passed
to
on
other foods.
Re-Using
Used
of the
some
catalyst
length and the odor is strong,
the
catalyst can be revived and re-used.
Separate deodorizer in ceiling of refrigerator
compartment, using hair drier to remove
moisture or malodor and oxidize under sunlight to
decomposing malodor by ultraviolet.
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OPERATIONS
EXTRA
SHELF(OPTIONAL)
Pull forward
As shown
slightly, then push down gently
pictureA, please pull
shelf
on a
holding the lower
part of it.
pictureB, If you push or pull the shelf holding the
upperside of it.your hand can be hurt
As shown
It's very convenient to store the food that need to be
<A>
saperated.
Not intended for
heavy items.
<B>
VITAMIN VEGETABLE DRAWER
Vitamin KIT used to
keep fruits
Please try to keep the kit from
decrease its effectiveness.
more
getting
(OPTIONAL)
fresher.
wet as this would
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OPERATIONS
DAIRY CONNER
Use the
moving by pushing right the left
protruded handle.
How to
remove
Push the
cover
the
and
cover
move
with
when you clean
it to the center of basket
Move the cover at the middle of basket and
hole with bothsides of the basket
aligh the
After aligning,turn basket from back to front and
out with both hands.
pull
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SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is
factor in maintaining its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which goes bad
melons.
Allow hot food to cool prior to
lead to higher electric bills!
easily
at low
temperatures, such
storing. Placing hot food
in the
as
an
important
bananas, pineapples, and
refrigerator could spoil other food, and
When storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container with
moisture from evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
a
lid. This prevents
keeps refrigerator temperatures
even.
Do not open the door
temperatures to rise.
frequently. Opening the door lets
warm
air enter the
refrigerator, and
cause
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment
-
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
When
rack.
storing frozen food like ice
Loading
freezing:
for
Freezing
-
cream
for
a
they may break when frozen.
causes
loss of taste and nutrition.
long period, place
It is recommended to load
it
on
the freezer shelf, not in the door
newly introduced foods
on
the
following position for
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.
It is desirable to store moist food
(especially vegetable
vegetable storage compartment. If it is
necessary to store on a shelf of the refrigerator, put it
close to the door away from the back wall of the refrigerator to avoid being frozen by the cool
circulating in the refrigerator.
and
fruit)
in the
Always clean food prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed and wiped, and
packed food should be wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
storing eggs in their storage rack, ensure that they
right position, which keeps them fresh longer.
When
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are
fresh, and always
store them in a up-
CLEANING
It is
INTERIOR PARTS
important that you refrigerator be kept clean to
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wipe up immediately, since it may acidify and stain
plastic surfaces
Never
use
Wash compartment shelves,
door racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
etc. Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap or dish
if allowed to settle.
metallic
abrasive cleaners
any surface.
scouring pads, brushes,
or
washable solution to clean the durable finish of
your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth
coarse
strong alkaline solutions
and then
on
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet or
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 electric shock.
Do not use flammable or toxic cleaning liquids.
Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap
or dish washable solution to clean the durable
finish of your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp
-
cloth and then
INTERIOR
-
dry.
WARNING
damp hands.
EXTERIOR
-
dry.
Regular cleaning of the interior and
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interior parts is recommended. Use a lukewarm
solution of mild soap or dish washable solution to
clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe
with a clean, damp cloth and then dry.
Caution for Cleaning Not in use : Surface
active agent, Car wax, Anticorrosive, All sorts
of oil, Gasoline, Acids, Wax.
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Usable
Detergent Vegetable dish washable
solution, Soapy water
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When careless
using,
it
can occur a
color
change.
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,
Remove
securely fasten down all loose items
inside the refrigerator.
To avoid damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them
all the way into the base.
all food, disconnect the power cord, clean
the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN
remove
to
or
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
prevent odor formation.
The outside wall of the
POWER FAILURE
sometimes get warm,
installation.
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
Don't be alarmed.
This is due to the anti-
However, you should minimize the number of door
condensation
openings while the power is off. During power
failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice
top of your frozen packages.
outer cabinet wall.
refrigerator cabinet may
especially just after
pipe, which
pumps hot refrigerant to
prevent "sweating" on the
on
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LAMP REPLACEMENT
FREEZER LAMP
To
lamp shield inside the freezer compartment, reach
behind the shield and pull it forward as shown in the figure on the right.
remove
the
REFRIGERATOR LAMP
To
it
lamp shield inside the refrigerator compartment, pull
down while pressing the triangular area with your thumb and pull it
forward as shown in the figure on the right.
remove
the
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
If
In the event of
possible,
connect the
refrigerator to its
electric short circuit, grounding
reduces the risk of electric shock by
own
individual electrical outlet to prevent it and other
appliances or household lights from causing an
overload that could
cause a
(EARTHING)
an
(earthing)
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
power outage.
In order to
appliance
ACCESSIBILITY OF SUPPLY PLUG
prevent possible electric shock, this
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
refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned that
the supply plug is accessible for quick disconnection
when accident happens.
SUPPLY CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
supply
cord is
the manufacturer
qualified person
or
damaged,
DO NOT MODIFY OR EXTEND THE
it must be
replaced by
its service agent or a similarly
in order to avoid
a
POWER CORD LENGTH.
hazard.
It will
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
empty refrigerator
attraction to
latches, lids
appliance,
be
a
the entire door from your unused
take some other action to make it
or
or
appliance
must be
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
dangerous
children. Remove either gaskets,
can
electric shock
fire.
or
An
cause
Do not store inflammable materials, explosives
or chemicals in the refrigerator.
harmless.
The
appliance is not intended for
children
or
infirm
by young
persons without supervision.
use
Young children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
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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
NOT OPERATE
Has
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
Has the power cord plug been removed
the electrical wall outlet?
tripped?
or
loosened from
REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE
TOO WARM
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.
ABNORMAL
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place, or
leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the
refrigerator.
NOISE(S)
REFRIGERATOR
HAS ODOR
Foods with strong odors should be
wrapped.
Interior needs
DEW FORMS ON THE
CABINET SURFACE
tightly covered
Not unusual
cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
Door may have been left ajar.
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