Table of Contents Introduction Installation Entry 3 Important Safety Instruction 3 Identification of Parts 4 Where to Install 5 Door Removal 6 Mount the freezer and Feed Water Operation Pipe Installation on food storage Care and maintenance 2 7 7 Height Adjustment 8 Starting 9 Adjusting the Temperatures and Functions (Dispenser / Automatic ice maker) 9 Home bar 14 Shelf 15 Egg Box 16 Convert into Suggestion refrigerator compartment doors a Vegetable or fresh compartment 16 Deodorizer 17 Location of Foods 18 Storing Foods 19 How to Dismantle Parts 20 General Information 22 Cleaning 22 Trouble 23 Shooting Introduction Entry The model and serial numbers are found on compartment of this unit. These numbers available to others. You should record this guide as a permanent Date of Purchase : Dealer Purchased From : Dealer Address : Dealer Phone No. : Model No. : Serial No. : Important Safety the inner are case unique of the refrigerator to this unit and not requested information here and retain purchase. Staple your receipt here. record of your Instruction Before it is used, this refrigerator must be properly installed and located in accordance with the installation instructions in this document. Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling and pull it straight out from the outlet. When moving power cord After your on appliance away from the wall, be careful damage it in any way. your or to refrigerator is in operation, do extremely Always grip plug firmly not to roll over the not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer compartment, particularly when your hands these the power cord. are damp or wet. Skin could adhere to cold surfaces. power cord from the power outlet for cleaning or other requirements. Never touch it with wet hands because you can get an electric shock or be hurt. Unplug the Never damage, process, severely bend, pull out, or twist the power cord because damage the power cord may cause a fire or electric shock. You have doubts on whether the appliance is properly grounded. place glass products in the freezer because they expansion when their contents are frozen. Never may be broken due to Never allow your hands within the ice storage bin of the automatic ice maker. You could be hurt by the operation of the automatic ice maker. Never allow anyone to climb, sit, stand or hang on the Home Bar door. These actions may damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury. Don't use an extension cord If possible, it and other cause a connect the appliances refrigerator or to its own individual electrical outlet to household lights from causing 3 prevent overload that could power outage. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by from the manufacturer or its service agent. Power cord replacement an a special cord or assembly Introduction Child entrapment DANGER: Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer: Take off the doors but leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside. The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without warning supervision. Young children should be supervised Don't store Don't store any other Grounding (Earthing) or use gasoline appliance. In the event of an or to ensure that they do other flammable vapor and not liquids play with the appliance. in the vicinity of this or electric short circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric an escape wire for the electric current. shock by providing In order to prevent possible electric shock, this appliance must be grounded of the Improper 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. use Identification of Parts Freezer Compartment Refrigerator Compartment Dairy Compartment Door Rack Lamp (Upper) Automatic Ice Maker Shelf Wine Storage (Optional) Lamp Rack Door Rack Shelf (Slide Type) Snack Drawer Home Bar Shelf Egg Box Lamp (Lower) Door Rack Vegetable Drawer Door Rack Drawer Vegetable Door Rack Door Rack Drawer/Fresh Drawer Support Adjusting Support Height Deodorizer screw Conversion Switch (Vegetable Drawer/ Lower Cover Fresh Drawer) NOTE ? 4 If you found some parts missing from your unit, they may be parts models. (i.c. the "Home Bar" is not included in all models) only used in other Installation Where to lnstall Unstable installation may cause vibration and noise. If the floor to install the refrigerator on Strong and even floor is not even, make the refrigerator level by rotating the height adjusting screw. Carpet or floorcloth on which a refrigerator is installed may be discolored by heat from the bottom of the refrigerator. So, it is necessary to place a thick pad below the refrigerator. Please keep the refrigerator at a proper things. Too small a distance from adjacent items may result in lowered freezing capability and increased electricity charges consumption. A proper distance from adjacent items distance from other Where feed water Select a place where a feed water pipe can easily connected between the automatic ice maker and dispenser. A wet or near-water place, refrigerator may be rusted or electricity may be leaking pipe can be easily connected in be a dry place Bottom Pad Where is free from heat or coal Places where ambient temperature are is deteriorated and high, freezing capability charge is increased. gas electric Coal gas and smoke may discolor the appearance of refrigerator. NOTE ? Install the Too refrigerator at a place where the ambient temperature is 5˚C~43˚C. low ambient temperature may cause functional troubles. Also, the tube between the dispenser and automatic ice maker may be frozen. 5 high or Installation Door Removal If your access door is too the refrigerator laterally. narrow for the door and pass the refrigerator to refrigerator pass the through, remove Lower Cover Remove lower cover and then feed water Remove the lower cover by lifting upward, and then pull up the feed water tube while pressing area | shown in the figure to the right. Feed Water Tube pipe NOTE ? If a tube end is deformed abraded, or cut the part away. Hinge Remove the freezer Cover 1) Separate all connection wires except for the earth line after removing the loosening the screws. compartment hinge by cover Connection wires Upper Hinge door 2) Remove the keeper by rotating it to counted clockwise (|) and then lifting the upper Earth Line Upper Hinge Keeper up (~). hinge NOTE ? In removing the upper hinge, be careful so that the door does not to fall over frontward. 3) Remove the freezer compartment door by lifting it upward. This time, the door should be lifted to be enough for the feed completely pulled out. water pipe tube Lower Hinge NOTE ? Move the laying Remove the refrigerator compartment it down but be careful not to door passing through the access door damage the feed water pipe tube. 1) Loosen the hinge cover screws and remove Remove all connection wires, if any, except for the earth line the refrigerator door cover. 2) Remove keeper by rotating it clockwise (|) and then remove the upper Connection wires Keeper Upper Hinge hinge by lifting itup(~). 3) Remove the refrigerator compartment door by lifting it up. Lower 6 Hinge and Installation Pass the Pass the door refrigerator as refrigerator laterally through right figure. the Mount the freezer and compartment doors Mount them in the door. Feed water Before installation ? reverse pipe Automatic ice maker sequence of removal after they pass through the access Installation an water pressure of 147~834kPa instant paper cup (180 cc) will be fully filled within If water pressure does not reach the necessary to refrigerator operation needs (1.5~8.5kgf/cm2) (That is, 3 sec.). ? access shown in the purchase a rating 147 kPa (1.5 kgf/cm2) or below, it is separate pressure pump for normal automatic icing and cool water feed. ? Keep the total length of the feed water pipe tube within 12 m and be careful for the straightly. If the tube is 12 m or longer it may cause trouble in water feed owing to the drain water pressure. Install the feed water pipe tube at a place free from heat. tube not be bent ? Warning ? 7 Connect to potable water supply only. Installation Height Adjustment If the freezer Make them level by inserting flat ( type) driver into the groove of the left and rotating it clockwise (|). - compartment door height adjusting screw is lower than the refrigerator compartment door FZMP O O RFMP DPNR W OCK UPRRZ OM M | If the freezer Make them level by adjusting screw and compartment door is higher than the refrigerator compartment door inserting flat ( type) driver into the rotating it clockwise (|). - O RZMP EFMP IENER O W groove of the right height LCK PRFRZ OOM M | After leveling the height Refrigerator door will close smoothly by heightening the front side by adjusting the height adjusting screw. If the door does not close well because of bad Open/Close, performance may be affected. door 8 Operation Starting refrigerator is first installed, allow it to stabilize at normal operating temperatures for 2-3 hours prior to filling it with fresh or frozen foods. When your If operation is interrupted, wait 5 minutes before restarting. Adjusting the temperatures and functions MN FRZTM MAX MN REFTMP MAX LOCK N OFF LOCK SUPERFRZ ROM DISPENSER WATER RUSHED CBED TMP FRZ TEMP MIN MAX REF TEMP MIN MAX LOCK ON OFF LOCK SUPER FRZ ROOM DISPENSER WATER CRUSHED Dispenser selection CUBED TEMP button. Super freezer. Temperature adjustment button for refrigerator compartment. Lock button. Temperature adjustment button for freezer compartment. 9 Operation You adjust temperature of and freezer room and refrigerator room. can How to adjust the temperature in Freezer temperature adjustment room BAR Indication Setting temperature the freezer FRZ TEMP compartment How to adjust the temperature in the refrigerator compartment Refrigerator MIN room MIN MAX MIN MAX MIN MAX MIN MAX MIN MAX MAX temperature adjustment BAR Indication Setting temperature MIN REF TEMP Whenever MIN MAX MIN MAX MIN MAX MIN MAX MIN MAX MAX pressing button, setting is repeated in the order of (Middle) (Weak) (Middle Weak). (Strong) (Middle Strong) ? The actual inner temperature varies depending on the food status, as the indicated setting temperature is a target temperature, not actual temperature within ? Dispenser refrigerator. Refrigeration function is weak in the initial time. Please adjust temperature above after using refrigerator for minimum 2~3days. You use selection can select water or ice. Please select water, slice ice and square ice DISPENSER button as you desire. by pressing Please press the push button pushing in cup. lightly by catching and ? Pressing The border line is indicated for the selected Switch function, ? "Tak!" sounds if 5 seconds pass after ice comes out. It is sound that the outlet of ice is closed. ? Reference : Please wait for 2-3 seconds in order to take final ice slices or pressing 10 drops of water when switches after taking taking out cup from the ice water. or as Operation Automatic ice maker ? ? ? automatically make 8 pieces of ice cube at a time, 80 pieces a day. But these quantities may be varied according to various conditions including how many times the refrigerator door opens and closes. The automatic ice maker Ice can making stops when the ice storage bin is full. If you don't want to ON use automatic ice-maker, change the ice-maker switch to OFF. - If you want to automatic ice-maker use again, change the switch to OFF-ON. NOTE ? It is normal that noise is a produced when ice made is dropped into the ice storage bin. Ice is When ice maker does not operate ? smoothly ? lumped together When ice is lumped together, take the ice lumps out of the ice storage bin, break them into small pieces, and then place them into the ice storage bin again. When the ice maker produces too small water supplied to the ice maker need to If ice is not used frequently, it may or lumped together ice, the amount of adjusted. Contact the service center. lump together. Power failure ? Ice may drop into the freezer compartment. Take the ice storage bin out and discard all the ice then dry it and place it back. After the machine is powered again, crushed ice will be automatically selected. The unit is ? newly installed It takes about 12 hours for a newly installed refrigerator to make ice in the freezer compartment. Super Please select this function for prompt freezer. freezer ? ? ? "On" or "Off" is repeated whenever pressing button. The arrow mark graphic remains at the On status after flickering 4times when selecting Special Refrigeration "On". Super freezer function automatically turns off if fixed time passes. This button stops button. Lock ? Locking the ? SUPER FRZ LOCK or a Ex) In selecting In selecting "Off" operation of different Release is repeated whenever pressing . Pressing the other button when the button does not operate. selecting 'LOCK', Ex) In selecting "LOCK" 11 Ex) "On" Ex) In selecting again "LOCK" Operation The other functions Ambient temperature temperature ROOM TEMP more than 50°C is indicated with 'HI'. Temperature may differ from the actual ambient temperature on the upper part of refrigerator (top of door). ? Door open ? 49°C. ~ Temperature less than -10°C is indicated with 'LO' and ? ? display window. Temperature is displayed only by --9°C ? as it is monitors warning 3 times of warning sounds at the interval of 30 seconds if a minute passes with the door of refrigerator and the hombar door opened or completely closed. Please contact with the local service center if warning continue to sound even after closing the door. Diagnosis (failure detection) function ? Diagnosis function automatically detects failure when failure is found in product during use of refrigerator. If failure occurs at product, it does not operate though pressing any button and normal indication is not done. In this case, do not turn power off but immediately contact with the local service center. A lot of time are need for service engineer to detect the failed part if turning it off. the ? Water is cooled while stored in the water tank in the How ice/cold water is supplied then sent to the and dispenser. Ice is made in the automatic ice maker and sent to the or refrigerator compartment, dispenser divided into crushed cubed form ice. NOTE ? It is normal that the water is not very cold at first. If you want colder water, add ice into the How to use glass. Select one among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and slightly press the push switch with a glass or other container. ? dispenser Crushed ice Water Light the water indicating lamp by pressing the selection ? 12 button. Water will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. Cubed ice Light the crushed ice indicating lamp by pressing the selection Light the cubed ice indicating lamp by pressing the button. ? Crushed ice will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. ? selection button. Cubed ice will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. Operation Cautions Throw away the ice (about 20 after refrigerator installation. pieces) and water (about 7 glasses) first made The first ice and water may include particles or odor from the feed water pipe or feed water box. This is necessary in case that the refrigerator has not been used for a long time. Keep children away from the dispenser. Children may push switch incorrectly bad or damage lamps. Be careful that food is not block the ice passage. If foods are at the entrance of ice placed passage, ice may not be dispensed. The ice passage may also be covered with ice powder if splinter ice is used only. This time, remove the ice powder accumulated. beverage cans or other foods in ice storage bin for the rapid cooling. Such actions may damage the automatic ice maker. Never store Never use thin Such glasses or crystal glass Never touch Touch may Never crockery to collect ice. containers may be broken. Put ice first into Water may be or purpose of glass before filling water or other beverages. splashed if ice is added to existing liquid in a glass. a a hand remove or other tools part breakage cause a the ice maker Sometimes level the surface Ice is or on ice outlet. hand injury. cover. that the ice storage bin is so fully filled with ice. the ice maker. So, such status may be considered, by the ice piled up just maker, that the ice storage bin is fully filled and ice making operation may stop. near If discolored ice is dispensed, immediately contact Service Center, stopping use. Never use Ice may be too narrow or jammed deep glass. in ice passage and, thus, the refrigerator Keep the glass at a proper distance from ice outlet. glass too close to the outlet may hinder ice from coming A Please don't stain the ants can't 13 interrupt area near the normal may be failed. out. to door switch with any sweet food so that operation of door switch. Operation Home Bar How to Gently pull use (In select Models Only) the handle of the home bar to open it. ? ? You can access the home bar without opening the refrigerator door, thus saving electricity. The Inner lamp is lit in the refrigerator compartment when the home bar door opens. So it is easy to see item in the compartment. Use the home bar door as a stand ? the home bar door as a stand beverages and such but never use the home bar door as a chopping board and take care not to damage it with sharp objects. Never take out the inner home bar cover heavy can use to pour ? Never You ? place ? matters on the home bar door or allow children to hang on it. 14 Never rest your it. arms or press down The Home bar will not function without the cover. on properly Not only the home bar door may be damaged, but also children may get hurt. Operation Shelf Slide type shelf allows you to place or take or put it in more conveniently. Slide type food out tempered glass shelf (In select models only) Attachable wine (In select models only) corner Bottles can corner. This be stored laterally with this wine be attached to any shelf. can Wine holder adjustment : be separated by pulling it straight out and installed by placing it at Wine holder can the end of the shelf you want and pushing it inward. Shelf height adjustment Refrigerator compartment shelf is movable so that height according to the space you need for different food The How to separate a shelf : delivery, shelves are fixed with At so that they cannot be moved distribution. So, remove keepers during keepers first, lift the shelf up (|), and then separate it pushing it down (~). How to install a shelf : Position the shelf at the desired height and grooves.This time, lower the front side of the shelf and hang it hang its links on on the the grooves. NOTE ? Make the shelf horizontal. Otherwise it may fall off. 15 you can items.. place it at a proper Operation Egg You Box the egg box to can move according a place you want and select another form of box to the amount of eggs. [Normal] [For Many Eggs] NOTE ? Never ? Never store the egg box in the freezer compartment use the egg box Convert into ? a as an ice storage bin. It Vegetable or The Bottom drawer in the refrigerator can can break. or fresh compartment. Fresh compartment be converted into a vegetable or fresh compartment The Fresh compartment maintains the temperature at a lower point than the refrigerator compartment so that meat or fish can be stored fresh longer. NOTE ? Vegetables or fruits are compartment. So, be ? 16 If possible, do not frozen if the conversion switch is set to fresh sure to check it before place food storing foods. around the cool air feed hole. Operation Deodorizer (In select Models Only) This system efficiently absorbs strong odors by using the optical catalyst. This system does hot have any affect on stored food. How to use the ? deodorizing system Since it is installed already installed onto the cool air intake duct from the from refrigerator compartment, you need no separate installation. the ? 17 closed containers to store food with pungent odors. Otherwise, this oder can be absorbed by other food in the compartment. Please use Suggestion Location of Foods (Refer Automatic ice maker to 4pages, Identification of Parts) Automatically made ice is stored. Wine rack Store wine. Store small foods such Snack Drawer Freezer as bread, snacks, Store various frozen foods such ice cream, frozen snacks, etc. compartment as etc. meat, fish, shelf Freezer ? compartment ? door rack Store small packaged frozen food. Temperature is likely to increase as door opens. So, do ice Freezer ? compartment not store long-term food such as cream. Store meat, fish, chicken, etc. after them with aluminum. wrapping drawer Dairy compartment Egg Store dairy products such as butter, cheese, etc. box Place this egg box in the proper location. Store Home bar frequently beverage, etc.. Refrigerator compartment accessed foods such as Store side dishes or other foods at a proper distance from each other for effective shelf cooling. Refrigerator compartment Store small packaged food such as milk, juice, beer, etc.. or beverages door rack Vegetable compartment Store vegetables Vegetable compartment/fre sh compartment or fruits. Store vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, fish, etc. setting the conversion switch as necessary. Be sure to check the conversion switch setting before storing foods. conversion corner 18 on Food storage Suggestion on Food storage Storing ? Foods Store fresh food in the important factor ? in refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is maintaining its freshness and flavor. Do not store food which goes bad easily at low temperatures, such as an bananas, and melons. ? Allow hot food to cool other food, and lead to ? When prior to storing, placing hot food higher energy consumption. storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store prevents moisture from evaporating, and helps food ? ? Please keep a distance at least 15 mm in the to in a refrigerator could spoil container with keep its a lid. This taste and nutrients. from the air vents to food. Do not open the door frequently. Opening the door lets cause temperatures to rise. warm air enter the refrigerator, and ? Never so keep too much food in door rack because that the door cannot be fully they Freezer ? Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment compartment ? Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This ? Refrigerator compartment ? storing frozen food like ice When shelf, not in the door rack. Avoid placing moist food in top may push against by inner racks closed. cream for a they - may break when frozen. causes loss of taste and nutrient. long period, place it refrigerator shelves, on the freezer it could freeze from direct contact with chilled air. ? ? Always clean food prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed and wiped, and packed food should be wiped, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. When storing store them in eggs in their storage rack or box, ensure that they are fresh, and an upright position, which keeps them fresh longer. always NOTE ? If you the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, and frequently open the door vegetables in it, moisture may form in it which has no effect on its performance. Just wipe the moisture with a cloth free. put 19 a keep lot of or Care and Maintenance How to Dismantle Parts NOTE ? Dismantling is done in the reverse sequence of assembly. sure to unplug the power plug before dismantling and assembly. Never apply severe force to dismantle parts. Parts may be damaged. Be Freezer Separate the lamp by pulling it out (~)while slightly lifting the lamp cover (| ). compartment lamp Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 60 W bulb for Dispenser lamp refrigerator is used and purchased at a service center. can Remove the a by inserting cover be flat (- type) driver into the front groove and pulling it out, and then remove the ramp. Max. 15 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Freezer Lift the front side (|) and pull it out (~). compartment shelf Door rack and Lift the door rack holding both sides (|) and out to (~)direction. support Ice pull it storage bin Hold the ice storage bin as shown in the right figure and pull it out (~)while slightly lifting it (| ). ? It is recommended not to dismantle the ice storage bin unless it is necessary. ? Be sure to use both hands when the ice storage bin, not to ? drop it removing on the floor. If the ice storage bin does not fit well, rotating device. slightly rotate the After dispenser Water collector has is used no self-drainage function. So it should be cleaned regularly.Remove the cover by pressing the left side of water collector the the 20 cover and marked point right to dry it with as remove a cloth.Press shown in the figure the water collector to cover. FRZ REF FRZ TEMP TEMP REF MN DIPEN ER N WAT R MAX RUSHED CUBED TEMP TEMP N DPENER MAX E ON F OF TEMP N WATE R LOCK ROOM LOCK SUPER FRZ C RUSHED MAX MAX CUBED LOCK ON F OF ROOM TEMP LOCK SUPER FRZ Care and Maintenance To Upper lamp in refrigerator compartment remove the lamp cover, pull the lamp forwards while pressing the bottom side of the lamp cover upwards. Turn the cover bulb counterclockwise. Max. 60 W bulb for can lamp in refrigerator compartment Lower be purchased Separate the refrigerator is used and at a service center. lamp by holding both pulling it it forwards. cover lower sides of it and Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. Home bar 30 W bulb for refrigerator be at a service center. ? purchased Separate and then ? pulling can the upper rack of the home bar pull out the home bar cover (|). The Home bar it is used and corner can be removed by upwards. NOTE ? Be sure to remove parts on the snack drawer and home bar Vegetable compartment ? Pull out the refrigerator door to cover. vegetable compartment cover ( ~) with its backside lifted up (| ), and the can be removed. cover ? 21 To install the cover, push it touches the back wall. fully until it cover remove the vegetable compartment, Care and Maintenance General Information During average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator operation. Place freezable items in freezer for longer storage. When you plan not to operate, keep it running remove all food, disconnect the power cord, clean the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN to prevent odor Vacation time in formation. Power failure Most power failures are corrected in hour an or two will not affect your refrigerator temperatures. However, you should minimize the number of door openings while the power is off. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on top of your frozen packages. If you move Remove To avoid or securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator. damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into the base. The outside wall of the Anti condensation cabinet may sometimes get warm, refrigerator especially just after installation. Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation pipe refrigerator to prevent "sweating" on pipe, which pumps hot air the outer cabinet wall. Cleaning It is important that your refrigerator be kept clean to food should be wiped up immediately, since it may left uncleaned. Use Exterior a lukewarm solution of mild soap or detergent prevent undesirable odors. Spilled acidify and stain plastic surfaces if to clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean damp cloth and then dry. Regular cleaning is recommended. Wash all compartments with or a mild detergent and warm water. Rinse and dry. Interior a baking soda solution After cleaning Please power Warning Always verify that the power cord is plug is inserted well into the remove electrical parts not damaged, power outlet is not overheated, or power outlet. power cord from the wall outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of (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 an electric shock. Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, coarse abrasive cleaners, strong alkaline solutions, flammable or toxic cleaning liquids on any surface. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet or damp hands, because damp object will stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. 22 Care and Maintenance Trouble Shooting Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. common occurrences that are not the result of defective This list includes workmanship Occurrence or materials in this appliance. Possible Cause Solution Normal Operations Refrigerator Refrigerator compressor does not run. Refrigerator control is off. Set Refrigerator is in defrost This is normal for Power outage. Check house Refrigerator runs Refrigerator too much or too one long is lights. larger than the previous you owned. Room or control. a fully automatic defrosting refrigerator. The defrost cycle occurs periodically. cycle. at wall outlet is disconnected. Plug refrigerator Make sure outlet. plug is tightly pushed into Call local electric company. This is normal. Larger, units run longer. more efficient It is normal for the refrigerator to work longer under these conditions. outside weather is hot. Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. It takes a few hours for the refrigerator to come down to room refrigerator temperature completely. Automatic ice maker is Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored Doors operating. are opened too recently. frequently or too long. Refrigerator or freezer door slightly open. may be Operation of the ice maker causes refrigerator to run slightly longer. the Warm food will cause the refrigerator to run longer until the desired temperature is reached. Warm air entering the causes it to run more. less often. refrigerator Open the door Make sure the refrigerator is level. Keep food and containers from blocking the door. See problem section. OPENING/CLOSING of Doors. Refrigerator control is set too cold. Set the refrigerator control to a setting until the refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. warmer Refrigerator worn, or cracked, freezer gasket is dirty, or poorly fitted. Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the door seal will cause the refrigerator to run longer in order to maintain desired temperatures. 23 Care and Maintenance Occurrence Possible Cause Refrigerator Thermostat is at a constant compressor does not run. Temperatures Solution keeping the refrigerator temperature. This is normal. The Refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. are too cold Temperature in the Set the freezer control to a warmer setting until the freezer temperature is Freezer control is set too cold freezer is too cold but the Refrigerator Temperature is satisfactory. Satisfactory. in the is too cold and the freezer Temperature refrigerator is Refrigerator Set the control is set too cold. warmer refrigerator setting control to a temperature satisfactory. Food stored in drawers freezes. Refrigerator Meat stored in fresh meat drawer freezes. See above solution. control is set too cold. Meat should be stored at a temperature just below the freezing point of water ( 32˚F, It is normal for ice crystals to form due to the moisture content of meat. 0˚C) for maximum fresh storage time. Temperatures are too warm Temperatures in the refrigerator or freezer Freezer control is set too Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. warm. are too warm. Refrigerator Refrigerator control is set too warm. control has some effect on freezer temperature. Doors are opened too frequently or too long. Door is Large slightly Warm air enters the refrigerator/ freezer whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. Close the door completely. open. amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. recently. Wait until the refrigerator or freezer has had a chance to reach its selected temperature. Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. Temperature in the refrigerator Refrigerator control is set too warm. A refrigerator requires completely. Set the setting. is too warm but the freezer temperature is satisfactory. 24 some hours to cool down refrigerator control to a colder Care and Maintenance Possible Cause Solution Louder sound levels when Refrigerator is on. Today's refrigerators have increased storage capacity and maintain more It is normal for sound levels to be Louder sound levels when Refrigerator operates at higher pressures during the start of the ON cycle. Occurrence Sound and Noise even higher. temperatures. This is normal. The sound will level off the refrigerator continues to run. as compressor comes on. Vibrating or rattling noise. Floor is uneven or Refrigerator rocks moved slightly. weak. on the floor when it is placed on the top of the refrigerator vibrating. Items are Dishes are vibrating the refrigerator. Refrigerator is on the shelves in touching wall or cabinets. Be sure floor is level and solid and can adequately support refrigerator. Remove items. It is normal for dishes to vibrate slightly. Move dishes slightly. Make sure refrigerator is level and firmly set on floor. Move refrigerator so that it does not touch the wall or refrigerator. Water/Moisture /Ice Inside Refrigerator Moisture collects the inside walls of the refrigerator. on The weather is hot and humid which increases the rate of frost buildup and internal sweating. This is normal. Door is slightly open. See problem section doors. Door is opened too often or too long. Open Opening/Closing of the door less often. Water/Moisture/Ice Outside Refrigerator Moisture forms the outside of the refrigerator between doors. Weather is humid. This is normal in humid weather. When humidity is lower, the moisture should disappear. Door is slightly open,causing cold air from the inside the refrigerator to meet warm air from the outside. This time, close the door on or 25 completely. Care and Maintenance Occurrence Possible Cause Solution Odors in Refrigerator Clean interior with sponge,warm water and baking soda. Interior needs to be cleaned. Food with strong odor is in the refrigerator. Cover food completely. Some containers and wrapping materials produce odors. different container wrapping materials. Move packages that keep door from closing. Use a or brand of Opening/Closing of Doors/Drawers Door(s) will not close. Food Door(s) will not close. Door was closed too hard, door to open slightly. package is keeping door open. causing other Refrigerator is not level. It rocks floor when it is moved slightly. Floor is uneven or Refrigerator rocks is moved slightly. on the weak. on the floor when it Close both doors gently. Adjust the height adjusting Be sure floor is level and support refrigerator. Contact carpenter to screw. can adequately correct sagging or sloping floor. Refrigerator Drawers are difficult to move. Food is drawer is touching wall touching shelf Track that drawer slides or on on is cabinets. Move refrigerator.. top of the Keep less food dirty. Clean drawer and track. in drawer. Dispenser Dispenser will not dispense ice When the first into the bin, the Ice storage bin is empty. Freezer temperature is set too warm. Household water line valve is not open. supply of ice is dropped dispenser should operate. Turn the freezer control to a higher setting so that ice cubes will be made. When the first supply of ice is made, the dispenser should operate. Open household water line valve and allow sufficient time for ice to be made. When ice is made, dispenser should operate. Refrigerator 26 or freezer door is not closed. Be sure both doors are closed. Care and Maintenance Occurrence Possible Cause Solution Ice has melted and frozen around auger due to infrequent use, temperature fluctuations and/or power Dispenser will not dispense ice. outrages. Remove ice storage bin, and thaw and the contents. Clean bin, wipe dry and replace in proper position. When new ice is made, dispenser should operate. Ice cubes are jammed between the ice maker arm and back of the bin. Ice dispenser is jammed. Ice cubes are frozen together. Remove the ice cubes that the dispenser. Use the dispenser often together. so are jamming that cubes do not freeze Ice cubes that have been purchased or made in some other way have been used in the dispenser. Household water line valve is not open. See problem "Ice maker is not making any ice." Dispenser will not dispense water. Refrigerator or freezer door is not closed. Water has been in the tank for too Water has an odd taste and/or odor. long. the ice cubes made by the ice maker should be used with the Only dispenser. Open Be household water line valve. sure both doors are closed. glasses of water supply. Draw and discard an additional 7 glasses to completely rinse out tank. Draw and discard 7 to freshen the Unit not properly connected water line. Sound of ice to cold Connect unit to cold water line which water to kitchen faucet. supplies This sound is normally made when automatically made ice is dropped into ice storage bin. Volume may vary according to refrigerator's location. dropping Sound of water This sound is normally made when ice maker is dropping the automatically made ice. supply Other Please 27 supplied with thoroughly read 'Automatic ice maker and Dispenser' water after in this manual.