LG | GR-S642ATA | LG GR-S642ATA 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.
INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
INNER PARTS
OPERATIONS
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Auto Off Feature Of
Before
Setting
Controls For
Super
The
Lamp
3
4
5
Inside
Temperature
Refrigerator Compartment
Cool
Energy Saving
Door Alarm
Self Test
Controls For Freezer
Icebeam Door
Ice
Compartment
Cooling
Making
Fresh Zone
Defrosting
Deodorizer(Optional)
F.I.R
Lamp(Option)
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
10
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
a
good location.
refrigerator where
NEXT
it is easy to
Place your
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
off all dust accumulated during shipping.
use.
2. Avoid
direct
placing
sunlight
the unit
or
heat sources,
near
2. Install accessories such
moisture.
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating
or
greater clearance
refrigerator
and 2 inches
3. You have
refrigerator
floor, especially if it
is
4. To avoid
vibrations, the unit
must be level.
If
required, adjust the leveling
compensate for
unevenness
carpeted.
screws
appliances
5. Prior to
to
of the floor.
appliance
same
storing food,
compartment
Your
lower it.
below 5 °C. It may
the debasement of the
the
outlet.
leave your
refrigerator
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
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
cause
on
onfor2or3hours.
The front should be
5. Don't install this
bar-type handle,
according to instruction
4. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to
the outlet. Don't double up with other
should be elevated 1 inch
from the
model with
card.
from the
wall.
The
a
assemble the handle
above the
or more
ice cube box, etc.,
shipment.
If your refrigerator is placed in a
recessed area in the wall, allow at least 10
efficiently.
inches
as
in their proper places.They are packed
together to prevent possible damage during
refrigerator.
3
to
ensure
refrigerator
is
now
cooling.
ready for use.
proper
INNER PARTS
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Lamp
Shelf
Freezer
Temperature
Control Dial
Ice
Twisting
Serve(Option)
Freezer Door Rack
or
General
Ice
Type
Making
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Egg Storage Rack
Deodorizer
Fresh Zone
Lamp
Shelves
Vegetable Drawer
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
Leveling Screw
Base Cover
NOTE
If you find out some parts which
to other models.
applied
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are
not in your
unit, the parts
are
OPERATIONS
AUTO OFF FEATURE OF LAMP INSIDE
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
Since the temperature of the refrigerator is automatically kept constant regardless of the season, it is
recommended not to change the settings (the controls for the refrigerator and freezer compartments)
unless it is necessary.
This refrigerator has one temperature control button for the refrigerator compartment and
temperature control dial for the freezer compartment.
The default
setting
of the temperature control button for the
The default
setting
of the temperature control dial for the freezer compartment is '3'.
Since this
when the
refrigerator compartment
one
is 'Normal'.
uses a thermistor for the refrigerator compartment, the refrigerator
temperature of the refrigerator compartment drops.
refrigerator
starts to
run
CONTROLS FOR REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
Door
Cooling Indicator Lamp:
Super Cool:
For 2 minutes since the door of the
refrigerator is opened
light fluctuates.
and then
Feature of cooling food put in the
refrigerator quickly Press "Super
closed, the
.
Cool"
By each press, the feature is on/off.
the Super Cool button is not pressed
button.
When
within
a
certain time after this mode is on,
the mode is off
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automatically.
OPERATIONS
You
can
set
Whenever
Refrigerator temperature using
pressing
the 'REF. TEMP'.
the button, the LED/LCD emit
temperature of the compartment is lowered
LED/LCD luminesce from "MIN" to "MAX".
The
light.
as
SUPER COOL
the
REF
You
can
(from the
select the desired
MIN to the
For the economic
setting point
MP
five steps
MAX).
electricity,
set the led to the 'MIN'
position.
SUPER COOL
The super cool
system operates, when the power is supplied
store food more fresh. The super cool system
is released when the temperature of refrigerator compartment
get specified degree.
first. So, you
can
If needed press the 'SUPER COOL' button
on
the
SUPE
display
panel.
The function
on
and off whenever the button is
(off) if you
sufficiently.
The function is released
and the food is cooled
don't
cease
pressed.
the function
ENERGY SAVING
SUPER COOL:
Press this button for 5 seconds and
the
lamp will
turn off.
Press the button for 5 seconds
and the
You
can
reduce the energy
consumption
when
turning
off the
light
of the
lamp will
turn
again
on.
panel.
DOOR ALARM
When the door of the
refrigerator or the
freezer is left
opened for a while, the
alarm sounds three times 1
minute after and then three times every 30 seconds.
SELF TEST
When
a
trouble is occurred, this function indicates it. In this case, if you press any
not operate and displays abnormal.
operating button,
refrigerator does
At this time, don't disconnect the power cord from the outlet and
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inquire to the service
center.
the
OOL
OPERATIONS
CONTROLS FOR FREEZER COMPARTMENT
The higher number the control setting is, the lower the
temperature of the Freezer compartment becomes.
FREEZER CONTROL
1
FREEZER MIN
3
NORMAL
10
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.
FREEZER MAX
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2
When the freezer
adjust the
compartment is
control for the freezer to
ICEBEAM DOOR COOLING
To
provide cool air everywhere, there
placed on the four sides.
are
cool air vents
Refrigerator provides cool air everywhere and the cooling
cooling effects better when you newly put food,
as a result the cooling time is shortened.
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
General
ice-making system
To
remove
twist
tray with
water and
ice cubes, hold the tray at its ends and
gently.
To
TIP
you have.
Type
To make ice cubes, fill the ice
place it in the freezer.
remove
ice cubes
easily,
run
water
on
the
tray before twisting.
Twisting Ice Serve Type
To make ice
insert in its
cubes, fill the ice tray with
water and
position.
Ice
Trays
Ice Cube Box
To
remove
turn
enough
High (7~10).
in
winter,
Cool air vent
fan makes
Determine which type
not cold
ice cubes, hold the knob of the tray and
ice cubes drop in the ice cube
gently. Then,
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OPERATIONS
FRESH ZONE
When the door is
the fresh
opened, the warmer air don't influence
So you
zone.
can
store food
The shelf and inserted fresh
position. If it
zone
moved, the fresh
is
more
must be
zone
in
fresh in it.
placed
at its
can't fill the role of it.
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
takes
place automatically.
The defrosted water flows down to the
evaporating tray
refrigerator and
which located in the lower back side of the
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
TiO2
use
As the
catalyst
is located in
air in fresh food
cooling
air outlet for
compartment, there is
no
circulating
need for any
handling.
Do not
the
prick the cooling air outlet with a sharp tip
deodorizing catalyst may be damaged.
When
storing
because
food with
container with
a
a strong odor, wrap it or store it in
lid because odor may be passed on to
other foods.
Re-Using
Used
of the
catalyst
and the odor is strong,
catalyst can be revived and re-used.
Separate deodorizer in ceiling of refrigerator
compartment, dry using hair drier to remove
moisture or malodor and oxidize under sunlight to
decomposing malodor by ultraviolet.
some
length
the
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a
Catalyst
Catalyst
OPERATIONS
F.I.R
LAMP(OPTION)
Feature
Far Infrared
Rays emitted from
form without
original
By increasing
long time.
Far Infrared
Ray Lamp restrains the dryness of the foods
and
keeps its
transforming.
the nucleic acid, Far Infrared
More effective food
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
Fish, Meat, Poultry and
It is useful to
so on.
taste of the food
keep
by F.I.R's the
original
restraining excessive fermentation and overripe of the foods.
Vegetable with spices, Yogurt, and so on.
the
-
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
If F.I.R
special materials for the vest
Lamp's effect decreases.
is coated with
results of F.I.R
Lamp
is veiled
or
covered, the F.I.R Lamp's effect
decreases.
If you store the foods wrapped in the vinyl
effective F.I.R results.
or
wrapper, not in the vessel with lid, the foods will
If you want to check the F.I.R Lamp operation, don't touch F.I.R
the high temperature of its surface.
Lamp because
get
more
you may burn your
fingers with
PRECAUTION
During
F.I.R
with the
Lamp operation, don't touch
high temperature of its surface.
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F.I.R
Lamp because
you may burn your
fingers
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
factor in
How food is frozen and thawed is
refrigerator compartment.
an
important
its freshness and flavor.
maintaining
Do not store food which goes bad
easily
at low
temperatures, such
as
bananas, pineapples, and
melons.
Allow hot food to cool
prior to storing. Placing hot food
lead to
higher
electric bills!
When
storing
the
moisture from
food,
cover
evaporating,
in the
could
refrigerator
vinyl wrap or store in a container with
helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
it with
and
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
a
spoil other food,
lid. This
and
prevents
keeps refrigerator temperatures
even.
Do not open the door
to rise.
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
air enter the
refrigerator,
and
cause
temperatures
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
causes
break when frozen.
loss of taste and nutrition.
long period, place
it
on
the freezer
shelf,
not in the door
rack.
Loading for Freezing
freezing:
-
It is recommended to load
newly introduced foods
on
the
following position
for
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
packed food should be wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
When
storing eggs in their storage rack, ensure
right position, which keeps them fresh longer.
Door rack Loading
performance.
-
NOTE
the food
on
the whole
area
that
they
are
fresh,
of door rack would
and
always
cause no
and
wiped,
and
store them in
problems
a
in
If you keep the refrigerator in a hot, and humid place, frequently open its door or put
of vegetables in it, dew may form in it, which has no effect on its performance.
Remove the dew with dust cloth free from care.
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up-
a
lot
CLEANING
It is
important that
you
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
wipe up immediately, since it may acidify and stain
plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
etc. Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap or dish
washable solution to clean the durable finish of
Never
your refrigerator.
and then dry.
metallic
use
abrasive cleaners
scouring pads, brushes,
or
strong
coarse
alkaline solutions
on
Wipe with
any surface.
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
dish washable solution to clean the durable
finish of your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp
-
or
cloth and then
dry.
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of the interior and
interior parts is recommended. Use a lukewarm
solution of mild soap or dish washable solution to
clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe
INTERIOR
with
a
-
Regular cleaning
clean, damp
cloth and then
clean, damp cloth
WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet or
damp hands.
EXTERIOR
a
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dry.
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Caution for Cleaning Not in use : Surface
active agent, Car wax, Anticorrosive, All sorts
of oil, Gasoline, Acids, Wax.
Usable
Detergent Vegetable
solution, Soapy
water
When careless
using,
it
dish washable
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.
inside the
Place freezable items in freezer for
To avoid
When you
remove all
all the way into the base.
Remove
longer life.
plan to be away for an extended period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN
to
prevent
or
securely fasten
turn them
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
odor formation.
The outside wall of the
refrigerator cabinet
may
get warm, especially just after
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
This is due to the anti-
openings while the power is off. During power
failures of longer duration, place a block of dry
top of your frozen packages.
down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw(s),
installation.
Don't be alarmed.
condensation
pumps hot
ice
pipe,
refrigerant to
prevent "sweating"
on
outer cabinet wall.
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Anti-Condensation
which
on
the
Pipe
LAMP REPLACEMENT
FREEZER LAMP
To
the
remove
lamp
shield inside the freezer
behind the shield and
pull it forward
as
compartment, reach
shown in the
figure
on
the
right.
REFRIGERATOR LAMP
To
forward
as
lamp shield inside the refrigerator compartment, pull
pressing the triangular area with your thumb and pull it
shown in the figure on the right.
the
remove
down while
it
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
If
In the event of
possible,
connect the
refrigerator to
individual electrical outlet to
appliances
or
household
overload that could
from
power
causing
(earthing)
providing an
an
outage.
In order to
an
escape wire for the electric current.
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
appliance
grounded.
ACCESSIBILITY OF SUPPLY PLUG
Improper
The
electric shock. Consult
the
service person
refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned that
supply plug is accessible for quick disconnection
when accident
(EARTHING)
electric short circuit, grounding
reduces the risk of electric shock by
prevent it and other
lights
cause a
its
own
use
of the
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or
if the grounding instructions are not
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
happens.
on
whether the
SUPPLY CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
This
supply cord
is
it must be
replaced by
the manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
damaged,
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
must be
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
Do not store inflammable materials, explosives
or chemicals in the refrigerator.
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
appliance
dangerous
The
attraction to children. Remove either gaskets,
latches, lids or the entire door from your unused
appliance, or take some other action to make it
harmless.
appliance is
children
or
not intended for
by young
supervision.
use
infirm persons without
Young children should be supervised to ensure
play with the appliance.
that they do not
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
CAUSES FIRST
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES
NOT OPERATE
REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE
:
NOISE(S)
Has
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
Has the power cord plug been removed
the electrical wall outlet?
tripped?
or
loosened from
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.
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place, or
leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the
refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
wrapped.
strong
Interior needs
odors should be
covered
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
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tightly
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
or
P/No. 3828JD8405N
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