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Refrigerator
User's Guide
GN-201
GN-171
Please read this User's Guide
before
operating
and
reference at all times.
keep
it
carefully
handy
for
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INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
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FEATURE CHART
OPERATIONS
Before
Setting
Controls For
Ice
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The
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4
5
Temperature
Refrigerator
Making
Defrosting
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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THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT
CARE, AND UTILIZES THE
LATEST 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
good location.
refrigerator where
a
Place your
2. Avoid
placing the unit
sunlight or moisture.
NEXT
it is easy to
use.
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and
all dust accumulated during shipping.
heat sources, direct
near
2. Install accessories such
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
clearance above the
refrigerator
3. You have
the
must be level.
appliance
same
5. Prior to
required, adjust the leveling screws to
compensate for unevenness of the floor.
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 lower it.
for 2
bar-type handle,
according to instruction
or
outlet.
storing food,
leave your
refrigerator
3 hours.
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
compartment to ensure proper cooling.
Your refrigerator is now ready for use.
below 5 °C. It may
the debasement of the
model with
4. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances on
If
cause
to
card.
(5cm) or more from the wall.
refrigerator should be elevated 1 inch
(2.5cm) from the floor, especially if it is
carpeted.
5. Don't install this
a
assemble the handle
and
2 inches
vibrations, the unit
box, etc., in
places.They are packed together
prevent possible damage during shipment.
The
4. To avoid
ice cube
off
their proper
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least 10 inches (25cm) or
greater
as
wipe
refrigerator.
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on
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FEATURE CHART
Freezer Room
Door Rack
Freezer Shelf
Egg Storage
Ice Bank
Ice
Tray
Chiller
Tray
Lamp
Rack
Cover
Temperature
Control knob
Movable Rack
Defrost Button
Utility
Box
Refrigerator
Bottle Rack
Shelves
Vegetable Box
keep fruits
vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
Used to
and
Leveling
NOTE
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All
parts
shown may not be included with every model.
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Screw
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BEFORE SETTING THE TEMPERATURE
The
refrigerator
The default
has
setting
one
of the
temperature
control knob.
control for the
temperature
refrigerator
is mid.
CONTROLS FOR REFRIGERATOR
TEMP. CONTROL
For colder
temperatures, adjust the
3, and for warmer
temperatures, adjust the control knob
1 position.
control knob to
2
to
Semi-Auto
1
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ICE MAKING
To make ice
cubes, fill the ice tray with
on
the freezer surface.
To
remove
ice
cubes, hold the tray
water and
place
it
at its ends and twist
gently.
To
TIP
remove
before
ice cubes
easily,
run
water
on
the
tray
twisting.
DEFROSTING
It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to ensure efficient
surface of evaporator should not exceed 6 mm before defrosting.
Semiauto
To
To
on
the
Type
Remove food from the
Manual
The frost
defrost, press the defrosting button.
evaporator
before you start
defrosting operation.
When
the
operation.
defrosting complete, defrosting button will return to normal position automatically.
chiller tray, empty water, dry and put it back to its normal position.
Remove
Type
defrost, adjust the control knob
Remove food from the
When
evaporator
to OFF
position.
before you start
defrosting complete, adjust the
empty water, dry and put it back to its
defrosting operation.
control knob to normal
normal
position.
5
position.
Remove the chiller
tray,
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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
higher
How food is frozen and thawed is
refrigerator compartment.
easily
at low
prior to storing. Placing
temperatures,
hot food in the
such
as
important
factor
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
other
spoil
food, and lead
electric bills!
When
storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
from
an
its freshness and flavor.
maintaining
Do not open the door
to rise.
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
with
air enter the
a
lid. This
prevents
refrigerator,
and
moisture
cause
temperatures
FREEZER, CHILLER ROOM
Do not store bottles in the freezer
or
chiller
room
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
-
they
may break when frozen.
causes
loss of taste and nutrition.
REFRIGERATOR ROOM
Always
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.
Door rack
-
Loading
the food
on
that
ensure
the whole
area
they
are
be washed and
fresh, and always
of door rack would
wiped,
store them in
problems
cause no
and
in
a
packed
up-right
performance.
CLEANING
It is important that your refrigerator be kept clean to
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
INTERIOR PARTS
door
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
etc. Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap or dish
washable solution to clean the durable finish of
your refrigerator.
and then dry.
scouring pads, brushes, coarse
strong alkaline solutions on
or
Wipe
any surface.
damp
-
Use
a
or
lukewarm solution of mild soap
dish washable solution to clean the durable
finish of your refrigerator.
cloth and then dry.
Wipe
with
a
a
clean, damp cloth
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.
Cautions for cleaning:
Do not use flammable or toxic cleaning liquids.
Do not use : surface active agent.
hands.
EXTERIOR
or
with
WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
-
clean, damp
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INTERIOR
interior
-
parts
Regular cleaning
of the interior and
is recommended. Use
a
car
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.
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wax,
anticorrosive, all
washable
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sorts of
gasoline, acids, wax.
Use usable detergent : vegetable
solution, soapy
When careless
using,
it
oil,
dish
water.
can occur a
color
change.
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GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
IF YOU MOVE
average length vacations, you will probably find it
best to leave the refrigerator in operation. Place freezable
the
Remove
or securely fasten down all loose items inside
refrigerator.
To avoid damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them all the
During
items in freezer for
longer life. When you plan to be away
period, remove all food, disconnect the
power cord, clean the interior thoroughly, and leave each
door OPEN to prevent odor formation.
for
an
extended
way into the base.
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
The outside wall of the
POWER FAILURE
Most power failures are corrected in an hour
will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
or
two and
block of
a
dry
ice
on
Anti-Condensation
Pipe
installation.
However,
you should minimize the number of door
the power is off. During power failures of
place
refrigerator
get warm,
cabinet may sometimes
especially just after
openings while
longer duration,
top of your frozen packages.
Don't be alarmed.
This is due to the anti-condensation
pipe, which pumps hot refrigerant to
prevent "sweating" on the outer
cabinet wall.
LAMP REPLACEMENT
1.
Unplug the power cord from the outlet.
refrigerator shelves.
To remove the lamp cover, insert a slotted driver at the
2. Remove
3.
cover
left side hole of the
lamp
and twist it.
4. Turn the
lamp
5. Assemble in
counterclockwise.
reverse
Replacement
order of
disassembly.
same specification
bulb must be the
as
original.
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
If
In the event of
refrigerator to its own
individual electrical outlet to prevent it and other
appliances or household lights from causing an
overload that could cause a power outage.
possible,
connect the
(EARTHING)
electric short
circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
an
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.
ACCESSIBILITY OF SUPPLY PLUG
The
refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned
supply plug is accessible for quick
disconnection when accident happens.
that the
SUPPLY CORD REPLACEMENT
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer or its service agent or a
similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
some
appliance
must be
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
An empty refrigerator can be a dangerous attraction
to children. Remove either gaskets, latches, lids or
the entire door from your unused appliance, or take
Do not store inflammable materials, explosives
or chemicals in the refrigerator.
other action to make it harmless.
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BEFORE CALLING
FOR
SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
POSSIBLE CAUSES FIRST
PROBLEM
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE
:
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?
NOT COLD
ABNORMAL
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.
NOISE(S)
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
or
strong odors should be tightly covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
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