LG | GR-403SLF | LG GR-403SLF Owner’s Manual

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
NANCE,
INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTE-
AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
1. Select
a
good location.
refrigerator where
Place your
2. Avoid
placing the unit
sunlight or moisture.
near
5. Clean your
it is easy to
heat sources, direct
6. Install accessories such
The
the
If
refrigerator
and 2 inches
7. Connect the power
refrigerator should
floor, especially if it
or
is
pensate for
the
box,
cover
unevenness
partment
Your
to com-
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
(or plug) to the
appliances on
refrigerator
on
for 2
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
must be level.
screws
cord
or
hours.
carpeted.
leveling
supply
8. Prior to use, leave your
be elevated 1 inch from
vibrations, the unit
required, adjust
ice cube
outlet. Don't double up with other
the same outlet.
from the wall.
4. To avoid
as
evaporating tray,
places.They are packed together to prevent
possible damage during shipment.
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch or greater
more
off
etc., in their proper
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
clearance above the
refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
during shipping.
all dust accumulated
use.
to lower it.
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cooling.
ready for use.
to ensure proper
refrigerator
is
now
com-
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FEATURE CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Quick-Freezing
Freezer
Room
Temperature
Control Dial
Ice
Trays
Freezer Shelf
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
Leveling
part of refrigerator
compartment.
Shelves
Screw
Cover Evaporating
Tray
(Evaporating Tray;
Vegetable Drawer
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
Collects and
evaporates
water
during defrosting.)
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OPERATION
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.
allow
a
5 minute
delay
before
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
CHILLED
FREEZER
REFRIGERATOR
CHILLED
COLD
MID
COLD
4
5
FREEZING
3
WARM
MID
MID
2
1
Your
refrigerator
CLOSED
has three controls that let you reg-
Particularly, you can use
or refrigerator.
ulate the
temperature in the freezer, chilled and
refrigerator compartments.
Initially,
chilled
compartment for
freezer
For
set the freezer and
freezer, adjust the chilled compartment temper-
ature control to
refrigerator compartposition and chilled compart'CHILLED' position.
ment controls at 'MID'
ment control at
WARM
adjust
temperatures, adjust the compartment
higher number or 'COLD', and for
temperatures, adjust the compartment con-
'5'(FREEZING),
for
refrigerator,
the control to '1-3'.
For colder
control to
warmer
trol to
a
a
lower number
or
'WARM'.
ICE MAKING
To make ice
place
To
ice
remove
twist
TIP
cubes, fill the ice tray with
water and
it in the freezer.
cubes, hold the tray
at its ends and
gently.
To
remove
tray
before
ice cubes
easily,
run
water on the
twisting.
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Except
when
control
more
starting,
do not
than
number at
one
change
a
each
time.
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
in
refrigerator compartment.
maintaining
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
higher
When
ing,
How food is frozen and thawed is
an
important
factor
its freshness and flavor.
prior
to
easily
at low
temperatures, such
hot food in the
storing. Placing
as
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
storing,
helps
and
wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container. This prevents moisture from evaporatfood to keep its taste and nutrients.
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
Do not open the door
frequently. Opening
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
they
may break when frozen.
causes
loss of taste and nutrition.
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
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.
TIP
If droplets form beneath
by plastic wrap.
the
ensure
cover
that
of the
they
are
be washed and
fresh, and always
wiped,
store them in a
vegetable drawer, keep vegetables
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and
or
fruits
packed
up-right
wrapped
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 alkaline solutions
faces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
-
Use
a
or
lukewarm solution of mild soap
INTERIOR
interior
-
with
a
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
dry.
EVAPORATING TRAY should be cleaned
of the interior and
Frost model which defrosts
all
mild deter-
ing liquids.
clean, damp cloth and
Regular cleaning
or a
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
shock. Do not use flammable or toxic clean-
to clean the durable finish of your
detergent
refrigerator. Wipe
then dry.
soda solution
water. Rinse and
WARNING
hands.
EXTERIOR
baking
warm
on
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold sur-
or
and
-
coarse
any surface.
damp
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
etc. with the
gent
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
plan
longer
Remove
life.
to be away for an extended
all the way into the base.
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN
to
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screws, turn them
or
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
prevent odor formation.
The outside wall of the
POWER FAILURE
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
However,
a
block of
dry
ice
cabinet may
get
especially just
warm,
after instal-
lation. Don't be
you should minimize the number of door
while the power is off. During power fail-
openings
ures of longer duration, place
top of your frozen packages.
refrigerator
sometimes
alarmed.This is due to the
anti-condensation
on
pipe,
refrigerprevent "sweating"
which pumps hot
ant to
on
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the outer cabinet wall.
Anti-Condensation
Pipe
LAMP REPLACEMENT
1.
the power cord from the outlet.
Unplug
2. Remove
refrigerator shelves.
lamp by turning it counterclockwise as shown in the
figure at right.
Assemble in reverse order of disassembly. Replacement bulb must
be the same specification as original.
3. Remove the
4.
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
connect the
possible,
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 power cord of the refrigerator is damaged, have it
as special tools are required.
replaced by
a
repair shop appointed by
the
manu-
facturer,
ABOUT
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
In the event of
an
an
electric short
circuit, grounding(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing
escape wire for the electric current.
In order to
prevent possible electric shock, this appliance
grounding plug
can
result in
person if the grounding instructions
appliance is properly grounded.
are
not
Improper
use
of the
an
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
completely understood,
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.
electric shock. Consult
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
must be
the entire door from your unused
some other action to make it
take
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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