LG | GR-T542G | LG GR-T542G 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. 3828JD8220J
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 USING YOUR
REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS TO
USE, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AND
ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
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INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
INNER PARTS
OPERATION
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5
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Starting
Temperature
Bottle Rack
Ice
Control
Cooling
Making
Fresh meat
Defrosting
Deodorizer
F.I.R
(optional)
lamp (optional)
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
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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SELECT A GOOD LOCATION
1. Place your
refrigerator
NEXT
where it is easy to
2. Avoid
placing the refrigerator
direct sunlight or moisture.
3. Air must circulate
near
1.
use.
Wipe
off all dust accumulated
and clean your
heat sources,
during shipping
refrigerator thoroughly.
2. Install accessories such
properly
refrigerator to ensure efficient operation.
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 12 inch (30 cm) or
greater clearance above the refrigerator and 2
inches (5 cm) or more from the wall.
The refrigerator should be elevated 1 inch
(2.5 cm) from the floor, especially if it is
carpeted.
3. Connect the power
4. Prior to use, let the
Clearance
Clearance
than
5cm
more
than
2cm
more
vibrations, the refrigerator
must be
leveled.
If necessary,
adjust
compensate for
the
leveling screw(s)
unevenness
to
of the floor.
closing the doors easily, the front
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
refrigerator, counterclockwise to lower it.
supply
cord
(or plug) to the
appliances
refrigerator
run
for 2-3
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
to
ensure
place.
refrigerator
4. To avoid
box,
hours.
Your
than
30cm
the ice cube
outlet. Don't double up with other
on the same outlet.
partment
more
as
evaporating tray, etc., in their proper
places. They are packed together to prevent
possible damage during shipping.
cover
around your
To make
should be
the
4
is
proper
now
cooling
ready
for
com-
has taken
use.
INNER PARTS
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Temperature
Control Dial
Lamp
Freezer Door Rack
Shelf
Ice
Trays
Ice Cube Box
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
F.I.R
Egg Storage
Rack
Refrigerator
Door
Lamp
Deodorizer
Lamp
Fresh Meat
Rack
Temperature
Control Dial
Shelves
Multi Flow Duct
Leveling
Screw
Vegetable Drawer
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
Base Cover
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NOTE
If you found some parts
used in other models.
missing
5
from your
unit, they may be parts only
STARTING
When your
prior
If
to
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
first
or
interrupted,
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperatures
frozen foods.
wait 5 minutes before
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Your
refrigerator
has two dials that let you
regulate
the
temperature in the freezer and refrigerator compart-
ments.
Initially,
dials
warmer
temperatures adjust the dial
are
setted at
mid-point.
For colder
temperatures, adjust each dial
Refrigerator Compartment
"
COLD
"
COLDEST
to the
"COLDEST", and for
to the "COLD"
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Freezer
Compartment
OPERATIONS
Cool air vent
BOTTLE RACK COOLING
Cool air vent is
placed
the
on
refrigerator
door to
provide
Bottle
Rack with cool air.
When you newly put a food on Bottle
provides Bottle Rack with cool air. As
Rack, refrigerator
a result, cooling time is
shortened.
If water of foreign
ing, efficiency will
efficiency may be
substances enter the cool air vent while cleanbe lowered. In
addition, if gasket is damaged,
lowered
to the escape of cool air.
owing
ICE MAKING
To make ice
cubes, fill the ice tray with
water and
place
it
in the freezer.
To
remove
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TIP
ice
To
cubes, hold the tray
remove
ice cubes
at its ends and twist
easily,
water
run
the
on
gently.
tray before
twisting.
FRESH MEAT
When the door is
opened,
fresh meat. So you
can
the
air don't influence in the
warmer
store food
more
fresh in it.
The shelf and inserted fresh meat must be
position.
If it is
moved, the fresh
at its
placed
meat can't fill the role of it.
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
takes
place automatically.
The defrosted water flows down to the
erator and is
evaporating tray
which located in the lower back side of
therefrig-
evaporated automatically.
DEODORIZER(OPTIONAL)
By using
How to
"palladium catalyst," deodorizing performance
an
Unpleasant
odor of food in fresh food
catalyst is located
for any handling.
Do not
When
guaranteed.
no
harm to you and the food.
use
As the
need
is
compartment is deodorized with
prick the cooling
food with
storing
passed on to other
in
cooling
air outlet for
air outlet with
a
strong odor,
a
circulating
sharp tip
wrap it
or
air in fresh food
because the
store it in
foods.
Palladium
Palladium
Catalyst
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a
compartment, there is
deodorizing catalyst
container with
a
may be
no
damaged.
lid because odor may be
OPERATIONS
F.I.R
LAMP(OPTIONAL)
Feature
?
Far Infrared
its
?
Rays
emitted from Far Infrared
form without
original
By increasing
Ray Lamp
restrains the
dryness
of the foods and
keeps
transforming.
the nucleic
acid, Far Infrared Rays also keeps the
taste and the smell of the food
long
time.
More effective food
?
It is useful to
storage
salt
storage the food without condiment
such
as
keep
in the low
or
sugar, and the food needed to
temperature among the raw food
with
no heating or no disinfection.
-(Sliced) Raw Fish, Meat, Poultry and
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F.I.R's the
keep the original taste of the food by
restraining excessive fermentation and
overripe of the foods.
-Vegetable with spices, Yogurt,
?
so on
It is useful to
It is useful to
-Boiled
Egg,
and
so on
storage the foods unsuited in the Freezer among the foods cooked
Shoots, Vegetable for condiment, and so on
or
gone bad
easily.
Bamboo
Operating
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When the
refrigerator begins to operate, F.I.R
on. 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.
Lamp
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F.I.R
turns
Lamp
is coated with
vest results of F.I.R
?
If F.I.R
Lamp
special
materials for the
Lamp.
is veiled
covered, F.I.R Lamp's
or
effect decreases.
?
?
If you storage the foods wrapped in the vinyl or
wrapper, not in the vessel with lid, the foods will
get more effective results of F.I.R.
If you want to check F.I.R Lamp operation, push the door switch in the
check the light of the uncoated part of the F.I.R Lamp and socket.
CAUTION
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During
F.I.R
with the
Lamp operation, don't touch
high temperature of its surface
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F.I.R
Lamp
refrigerator compartment
because of
burning
your
and
fingers
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
in
refrigerator compartment.
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
higher
How food is frozen and thawed is
prior
to
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures, such
hot food in the
as
storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
Do not open the door
atures to rise.
appliance
Young
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
The
factor
important
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
When
from
an
its freshness and flavor.
maintaining
frequently. Opening
is not intended for
children should be
use
supervised
by
to
the door lets
warm
young children
ensure
that
or
they
with
a
lid. This
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
refrigerator,
infirm persons without
do not
prevents moisture
play
with the
and
even.
cause
temper-
supervision.
appliance.
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
When
storing
frozen food like ice
cream
for
a
they
may break when frozen.
causes
loss of taste and nutrition.
long period, place
it
on
the freezer
shelf,
not in the door
rack.
REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
Avoid
placing
moist food
deep
inside
refrigerator shelves,
it could freeze upon direct contact with chilled
air.
Refrigerator
It is desirable to store moist food
and
fruit)
in the
Shelf
(especially vegetable
If it is
vegetable storage compartment.
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
in the refrigerator.
Always
by the
cool
Vegetable
circulating
clean food
food should be
When
frozen
Drawer
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
storing eggs in their storage rack,
position, which keeps them fresh longer.
ensure
that
they
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are
be washed and
fresh, and always
wiped,
and
store them in
a
packed
up-right
CLEANING
It is
important
that your
refrigerator
be
kept
clean to
Wash all
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wiped up immediately, since
plastic surfaces if allowed to
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
it may
settle.
a
baking
soda solution.
dry.
and stain
acidify
INTERIOR PARTS
scouring pads, brushes,
or
compartments with
Rinse and
coarse
strong alkaline solutions
door
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
etc. with the
on
any surface.
gent and
-
baking
warm
soda solution
water. Rinse and
or a
mild deter-
dry.
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
will stick or adhere to extremely cold sur-
objects
faces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
damp
or
hands.
EXTERIOR
-
Use
a
WARNING
lukewarm solution of mild soap
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
detergent to clean the durable finish of your
refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and
then dry.
or
INTERIOR
interior
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Regular cleaning
of the interior and
parts is recommended. If you have the No
Frost model which defrosts
automatically, leave
cleaning process.
both doors open during the entire
Disconnect the power supply, and
all
remove
compartment shelves, storage trays
shock. Do not
use
flammable
or
toxic clean-
ing liquids.
food and
etc.
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
period,
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them
or
all the way into the base.
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
and leave each door OPEN
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
prevent odor formation.
The outside wall of the
POWER FAILURE
sometimes
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
installation.
get
warm,
refrigerator cabinet
especially just after
Don't be alarmed.
This is due to the anti-condensation
pipe, which
refrigerant to
prevent "sweating" on the
openings while the power is off. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on
top of your frozen packages.
pumps hot
outer cabinet wall.
10
may
Anti-Condensation
Pipe
LAMP REPLACEMENT
FREEZER LAMP
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove the
room lamp lid by taking down while pulling it forward with your
inserting finger into the inside hole as shown in the figure at
hand after
right.
3. Remove the
lamp by turning
4. Assemble in
reverse
same
specification
it counterclockwise and
replace new one.
disassembly. Replacement bulb must be the
original.
order of
as
REFRIGERATOR LAMP
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove the up most
refrigerator shelf.
lamp lid by taking down while pulling it forward with your
inserting finger into the inside hole as shown in the figure at
3. Remove the
hand after
room
right.
4. Turn the
lamp
5. Assemble in
same
counterclockwise and
reverse
specification
replace new one.
disassembly. Replacement
original.
order of
as
bulb must be the
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
If
In the event of
possible,
connect the
refrigerator
vidual electrical outlet to
ances or
household
load that could
own
indi-
from
power
causing
an over-
outage.
In order to
appliance
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
cord is
Improper
empty refrigerator
be
a
attraction to children. Remove
latches, lids
appliance,or
or
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
use
grounded.
of the
vice person if the
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or sergrounding instructions are not
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
on
whether the
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
can
an
electric shock. Consult
it must be
supply
damaged,
replaced
by the manufacturer or its service agent or similarly
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
An
(EARTHING)
electric short
circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
prevent it and other appli-
lights
cause a
to its
dangerous
either gaskets,
appliance
must be
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
some other action to make it
Do not store inflammable
take
harmless.
or
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materials, explosives
refrigerator.
chemicals in the
BEFORE CALLING
SERVICE
FOR
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
POSSIBLE CAUSES FIRST
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE
:
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES
Has
NOT OPERATE
Has the power cord
a
house fuse blown
circuit breaker
or
been removed
plug
tripped?
or
loosened
from the electrical wall outlet?
REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
Temperature
COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE
Appliance
TOO WARM
Warm
is
control not set
placed
weather-frequent
Door left open for
Large
ABNORMAL
NOISE(S)
leveling
door
long
amount of foods
Refrigerator
or
a
proper
needs
or
position.
heat
source.
openings.
time.
are
is installed in
screw
on
close to wall
kept
a
in the
weak
refrigerator.
or uneven
place,
adjusting.
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
during periods
of
ajar.
high humidity.
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