LG | GR-313SVF | LG GR-313HVS Owner’s Manual

INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
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FEATURE CHART
OPERATION
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Starting
Temperature
Ice
Control
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 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 FOR
MAINTENANCE,
INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND
AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
SELECT A GOOD LOCATION
1. Place your
2. Avoid
direct
refrigerator where
placing the refrigerator
sunlight or moisture.
it is easy to
near
NEXT
1.
use.
heat sources,
refrigerator
3. Connect the power
If necessary,
adjust
the
4. Prior to use, let the
supply
cord
(or plug) to the
appliances
refrigerator
run
for 2-3
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
partment
to ensure proper
place.
Your refrigerator
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.
box,
hours.
must be
leveling screw(s)
unevenness
the ice cube
outlet. Don't double up with other
on the same outlet.
level.
compensate for
as
evaporating tray, etc., in their proper
places. They are packed together to prevent
possible damage during shipping.
cover
properly around your refrigeroperation.
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch (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 it is
carpeted.
vibrations,
during shipping
refrigerator thoroughly.
2. Install accessories such
ator to ensure efficient
the
off all dust accumulated
and clean your
3. Air must circulate
4. To avoid
Wipe
To make
should be
the
3
is
now
cooling
ready
for
com-
has taken
use.
FEATURES CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Quick-Freezing
Freezer
Room
Temperature
Control Dial
Ice
Trays
Freezer Door Rack
Ice Cube Box
CHILLED
COMPARTMENT
Chilled
Compartment
Temperature
Control Dial
Meat
Tray
Egg Storage
Rack
Refrigerator
Door
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Temperature
Control Dial
Lamp
Multi Flow Duct
Rack
(Optional)
Distributes cold air to
each
part of refrigerator
compartment.
Leveling
Shelves
Screw
Cover
Evaporating
Tray
(Evaporating Tray;
Vegetable Drawer
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
Collects water
during defrosting
and
evaporates the
defrosting water.)
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OPERATIONS
STARTING
When your
first
prior
or
If
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
to
is
operation
interrupted,
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperatures
frozen foods.
wait 5 minutes before
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
CHILLED
FREEZER
REFRIGERATOR
CHILLED
COLD
MID
COLD
4
5
FREEZING
3
WARM
MID
MID
2
1
CLOSED
Your
refrigerator has three controls that let you
regulate the temperature in the freezer, chilled and
refrigerator compartments.
Initially,
ment
ment
Particularly, you can use
or refrigerator.
adjust
For colder temperatures, adjust the compartment
control to a higher number or 'COLD', and for
temperatures, adjust the compartment
a
lower number
or
compartment for
For freezer, adjust the chilled compartment temperature control to '5' (FREEZING), for refrigerator,
set the freezer and
control to
chilled
freezer
refrigerator compartcontrols at 'MID' position and chilled compartcontrol at 'CHILLED' position.
warmer
WARM
the control to '1'
Except
when
control
more
-
'3'.
starting,
than
one
do not
'WARM'.
ICE MAKING
To make ice
place
To
TIP
water and
it in the freezer.
ice
remove
twist
cubes, fill the ice tray with
cubes, hold the tray
at its ends and
gently.
To
remove
tray
before
ice cubes
easily,
run
water on the
twisting.
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
The
takes
defrosting
place automatically.
water flows down to the
Evaporating tray
should be cleaned
evaporating tray
regularly.
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and is
change
number at
evaporated automatically.
a
either
time.
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.
an
important
factor
its freshness and flavor.
maintaining
prior
to
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures, such
hot food in the
as
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
When
storing, cover food with vinyl wrap or store
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and
in
a
container wiith
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
Do not open the door
frequently. Opening
a
lid. This
prevents moisture from
nutrients.
the door lets
warm
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
even.
refrigerator, causing tempera-
tures to rise.
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.
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
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they
are
be washed and
fresh, and always
wiped,
and
store them in a
packed
up-right
CLEANING
It is
that your refrigerator be kept clean to
undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
INTERIOR PARTS
important
prevent
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
and
strong
etc. with the
faces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
Use
a
or
lukewarm solution of mild soap
shock. Do not
detergent to clean the durable finish of your
refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and
then dry.
interior
-
Regular cleaning
flammable
or
toxic clean-
EVAPORATING TRAY should be cleaned
of the interior and
Any
parts is recommended. If you have the No
dust accumulated in the
proper
automatically, leave
both doors open during the entire cleaning process.
Disconnect the power supply, and remove food and
refrigerator
1. Remove the
regularly.
tray may interfere with
function.
by pulling it toward you.
evaporating tray and clean it with a
soft cloth and mild detergent.
Replace after drying.
If the tray is not properly secured, defrost water
may spill or the evaporation process may be
cover
2. Draw out the
compartment shelves, storage trays etc.
compartments with a baking soda solution.
Wash all
Rinse and
use
ing liquids.
Frost model which defrosts
all
mild deter-
WARNING
or
INTERIOR
or a
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
hands.
-
soda solution
water. Rinse and
on
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold sur-
EXTERIOR
baking
warm
coarse
alkaline solutions
any surface.
damp
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
gent and
scouring pads, brushes,
or
door
-
3.
dry.
affected.
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
the interior
to
prevent
plan
longer
Remove
life.
to be away for an extended
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them
or
all the way into the base.
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
thoroughly,
and leave each door OPEN
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
odor formation.
The outside wall of the
POWER FAILURE
sometimes
get
warm,
refrigerator cabinet
especially just after
may
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-condensation
However, you should minimize the number of door
pumps hot refrigerant to prevent
outer cabinet wall.
openings while the power is off. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on
top of your frozen packages.
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pipe, which
"sweating" on the
LAMP REPLACEMENT
1.
the power cord from the outlet.
Unplug
2. Remove
refrigerator shelves.
lamp by turning it counterclockwise as shown in the
at
figure
right.
Assemble in reverse order of disassembly. Replacement bulb must
be the same specification as original.
3. Remove the
4.
LAMP REPLACEMENT
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
possible,
connect the
household
or
lights
refrigerator to its own
causing an overload
from
individual electrical outlet to
that could
cause a
prevent it and other appliances
power outage.
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
supply
service
cord is
damaged,
ABOUT GROUNDING
In the event of
an
it must be
replaced by
a
special
cord available from the manufacturer
or
its
agent.
an
electric short
(EARTHING)
circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing
escape wire for the electric current.
In order to
Improper
prevent possible electric shock, this appliance
of the
grounding plug
can
person if the grounding instructions
appliance is properly grounded.
are
use
result in
not
an
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
electric shock. Consult
This
dangerous
gaskets,
latches, lids
or
or
a
qualified
electrician
if you have doubts
appliance
must be
on
or
service
whether the
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
attraction to children. Remove either
appliance,or
grounded.
completely understood,
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
must be
the entire door from your unused
some other action to make it
take
Do not store inflammable
harmless.
or
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materials, explosives
chemicals in 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?
TEMPERATURE
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.
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL
NOISE(S)
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
or
tripped?
loosened
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place,
leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the
refrigerator.
or
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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during periods of high humidity.
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