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REFRIGERATORFREEZER
OWNER'S MANUAL
GR-212/232
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY
BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY
FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
INSTALLATION.................................................3
CONTENTS
FEATURECHART............................................4
OPERATION..................................................5-7
Starting
Temperature Control
Ice
Making
Chilled
Compartment
Defrosting
Deodorizer
SUGGESTIONSONFOODSTORAGE
............8
CLEANING........................................................9
GENERALINFORMATION...............................9
LAMPREPLACEMENT..................................10
IMPORTANTWARNINGS...............................10
BEFORECALLINGFORSERVICE
2
...............11
THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE AND UTILIZES THE
LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY.
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH ITS PERFORMANCE
AND RELIABILITY.
BEFORE USING YOUR
REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
AND
INSTALLATION, OPERATION,
MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
SELECT A GOOD LOCATION
1. Place your
refrigerator
where it is easy to
2. Avoid
placing the refrigerator
direct sunlight or moisture.
near
NEXT
1.
use.
heat sources,
vibrations, the refrigerator
compensate for
the
3. Connect the power
unevenness
To close the doors
easily,
4. Prior to use, let the
box,
cord
(or plug) to the
other appliances
refrigerator
run
for 2-3
hours.
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
partment
to
ensure
place.
Your refrigerator
to
of the floor.
the front should be
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
outlet. Don't double up with
on the same outlet.
must
leveling screw(s)
the ice cube
as
evaporating tray cover, etc., in their proper
places. They are packed together to prevent
possible damage during shipping.
be level.
adjust
during shipping
refrigerator thoroughly.
2. Install accessories such
properly around your refrigerator to ensure efficient operation.
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least 10 inches (25 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 the floor is
carpeted.
If necessary,
off all dust accumulated
and clean your
3. Air must circulate
4. To avoid
Wipe
the
3
is
proper
now
cooling
ready
for
com-
has taken
use.
FEATURE CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Twisting Ice Serve
(Option) or General
Type Ice Tray
Freezer
Temperature
Freezer Door Rack
Control Dial
Freezer Shelf
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Chilled
Egg Storage
Rack
Compartment
Movable Rack
Refrigerator Temperature
Control Knob
Lamp
Shelves
Deodorizer
(Optional)
Refrigerator
Rack
Drawer
Vegetable
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
Leveling
Cover Lower
(Optional)
NOTE
Door
All
parts shown may
not be included with every model.
4
Screws
OPERATION
STARTING
When your
first
prior to
or
If
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
interrupted,
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperatures
frozen foods.
allow 5 minutes
delay
before
restarting.
BEFORE SETTING THE TEMPERATURE
This refrigerator has one temperature control knob for the
control dial for the freezer compartment.
The default
The default
setting
setting
refrigerator compartment
and
one
of the
temperature control knob for the refrigerator compartment is 'MID'.
of the
temperature control dial for the freezer compartment is
temperature
'5'.
CONTROLS FOR REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
TEMP. CONTROL
MID
For colder
warmer
temperatures, adjust the control knob to MAX, and for
temperatures, adjust the control knob to MIN position
MAX
MIN
CONTROLS FOR FREEZER COMPARTMENT
TEMP. CONTROL
1
FREEZER MIN
5
NORMAL
7
FREEZER MAX
TEMP.CONTROL-1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Setting at "7", the freezer compartment becomes colder.
But the refrigerator compartment becomes warmer because less cold air
flows into the refrigerator compartment.
In cold weather the unit
tendency
to
For colder
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654
warm
freezer,
If you take
operates less and the freezer compartment has
a
up.
turn the TEMP. CONTROL to "6"~"7".
lot of foods in the freezer or open its door frequently, its
temperature is apt to be somewhat higher. In this case, set the TEMP. CONTROL dial between 6 and 7 to cool it. Return the TEMP. CONTROL dial to
the original position to cut down the consumption of energy.
a
In hot weather or to put much foods in the refrigerator compartment, the refrigerator compartment
has a tendency to warm up.
For colder refrigerator, turn the TEMP. CONTROL to "2"~"4"to direct more cold air into the refrigerator
compartment.
Setting
at "6"~"7"of the TEMP.
CONTROL, the refrigerator compartment will
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not be cold
enough.
OPERATION
ICE MAKING
Determine which
General
type ice-making system you have.
Ice
Type
To make ice
place
it
cubes, fill the ice tray with
the ice cube box. Then insert the ice
on
cube box in the freezer
To
remove
twist
Twisting
ice
compartment.
cubes, hold the tray
Ice Serve
at its ends and
Type
cubes, fill the ice tray with
insert in its
position.
To
ice
water and
cubes, hold the knob of the tray and
gently. Then, ice cubes drop in the ice cube
remove
box.
You
Ice Cube Box
gently.
To make ice
turn
water and
Trays
freezer
the
Twisting
compartment larger.
can remove
You should
remove
the ice
first, then pull the frame
Ice Serve to make the
Trays
and Ice Cube Box
out toword the
right
side.
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Ice
Trays
Ice Cube Box
Frame
OPERATION
CHILLED COMPARTMENT
When the door is
the fresh meat.
opened, the warmer air doesn't
You can keep food fresher in it.
influence
DEFROSTING
takes
Defrosting
place automatically.
The defrosted water flows down to the
and is
refrigerator
DEODORIZER
By using
a
Do not
which is located in the lower back side of the
(OPTIONAL)
catalyst, deodorizing performance
Unpleasant
How to
evaporating tray
evaporated automatically.
odor of food in the fresh food
is
guaranteed.
compartment is deodorized with
no
harm to you and the food.
use
prick the
deodorizer with
When
a
sharp tip
storing food with a strong odor,
passed on to other foods.
because the
wrap it
or
deodorizing catalyst
store it in
Catalyst
7
a
container with
a
may be
damaged.
lid because the odor may be
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
in
refrigerator compartment.
Allow hot food to cool
higher
an
important
factor
its freshness and flavor.
maintaining
Do not store food which goes bad
to
How food is frozen and thawed is
easily
at low
temperatures, such
hot food in the
prior to storing. Placing
as
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
other food and lead
spoil
electric bills!
When
storing, cover food with vinyl wrap or store in a container
evaporating and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
with
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
Do not open the door
tures to rise.
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
a
lid. This
prevents moisture from
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
even.
refrigerator, causing tempera-
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
they
may break when frozen.
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This deteriorates taste and nutrition.
When
storing
frozen food like ice
cream
for
long period, place
a
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.
Always
clean food
food should be
When
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
fresh.
be washed and
Always
wiped,
store them in
a
and
packed
upright
CLEANING
It is
important that your refrigerator be kept clean to
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wiped up immediately, since
plastic surfaces if allowed to
Never
use
abrasive
metallic
it may
settle.
acidify
or
door
and stain
etc. with the
EXTERIOR
Use
detergent
refrigerator. Wipe
then dry.
or
INTERIOR
interior
hands.
-
a
with
a
water. Rinse and
warm
shock. Do not
clean, damp cloth and
Regular cleaning
soda solution
or a
mild deter-
dry.
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
lukewarm solution of mild soap
to clean the durable finish of your
-
compartment shelves,
WARNING
Before you clean, remember that damp objects will
stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Do not
damp
baking
on
any surface.
or
Wash
coarse
strong alkaline solutions
touch frozen surfaces with wet
-
racks, storage trays, and magnetic door seals
gent and
scouring pads, brushes,
cleaners,
INTERIOR PARTS
use
flammable
or
toxic clean-
ing liquids.
of the interior and
parts is recommended. If you have the No
Frost model which defrosts
automatically, leave
both doors open during the entire cleaning process.
Disconnect the power supply, and remove food and
all
compartment shelves, storage trays etc.
Wash all compartments with a baking soda
solution. Rinse and
dry.
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
IF YOU MOVE
average length vacations, you will probably
find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation.
If you move, empty the refrigerator (freezer)
completely and wash a mild solution of baking soda
Place freezable items in freezer for
and water.
During
When you
remove all
plan
the interior
thoroughly,
to
to be away for
an
life.
longer
extended
Be
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
and leave each door OPEN
on
top of
The outside wall of the
sometimes
you should minimize the number of door
while the power is off. During power
longer duration, place
your frozen packages.
the
completely dissolved to avoid
inside of the refrigerator (freezer).
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
failures of
quart water)
Secure any loose items, such as racks, bins, ice
trays, etc. Do not try to move a loaded refrigerator.
POWER FAILURE
openings
TBS soda to 1
the soda is
scratching
prevent odor formation.
However,
sure
(2
a
block of
dry
get
warm,
refrigerator cabinet
especially just after
may
installation.
Don't be alarmed.
ice
This is due to the
anti-condensation
pipe,
which pumps hot refrigerant
to prevent sweating on the
DRY ICE WARNING
outer cabinet wall.
When
using dry ice, provide adequate ventilation.
Dry ice is frozen carbon dioxide (CO2).
When it vaporizes, it can displace oxygen, causing
dizziness, light-headedness, unconsciousness, and
death by suffocation.
Open a window and do not breathe the vapors.
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Anti-Condensation
Pipe
LAMP REPLACEMENT
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove
refrigerator shelves.
To remove the lamp cover, insert a slotted driver at the one of
under hole of the lamp cover and pull it out forwards.
Turn the lamp counterclockwise.
Assemble in reverse order of disassembly.
Replacement bulb must be the same specification as original.
3.
4.
5.
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
Use this
In the event of
an
appliance
outlet that is the
Overloading
a
dedicated
on a
outlet
only
circuit
causes
low
malfunction, possible damage
and poor cooling capacity.
Check your local electric code
electrician if you have
on
circuit; that is,
the circuit.
or
consult
a
electric short
circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
voltage,
the equipment,
to
an
(EARTHING)
In order to
appliance
qualified
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
grounded.
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.
Improper
questions.
ACCESSIBILITY SUPPLY PLUG
The
refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned
that the supply plug is accessible for quick
disconnection if an accident happens.
use
of the
SUPPLY CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
damaged, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer or replacement or a similarly
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
supply
cord is
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
attraction to children. Remove
latches, lids
appliance,or
dangerous
either gaskets,
appliance
must be
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
take some other action to make it
or
Do not store inflammable
harmless.
or
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chemicals in
materials, explosives,
the refrigerator.
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
Has
NOT OPERATE
Has the power cord plug been removed
from the electrical wall outlet?
REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
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.
COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL
NOISE(S)
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
or
tripped?
loosened
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place,
or leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed behind the refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
strong odors should be tightly covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may
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cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
have been left ajar.
P/No. 3828JP8002A
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