LG | GC-269VL3 | LG GC-269VL3 Owner’s Manual

ENGLISH
REFRIGERATOR
FREEZER
Please read this guide thoroughly before operating
and keep it handy for reference at all times.
P.No.: MFL38752153
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EARTH...............................................................................................................15
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTION
BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
This guide contains many important safety messages.
Always read and obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol. It alerts you to safety messages that inform you of hazards that
can kill or hurt you or others or cause damage to the product.
All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the hazard signal word
DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION. These words mean:
DANGER
You will be killed or seriously injured if you don’t follow instructions.
WARNING You can be killed or seriously injured if you don’t follow instructions.
CAUTION
Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
may result in minor or moderate injury, or product damage only.
All safety messages will identify the hazard, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury,
and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If possible, connect the 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.
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the power cord of the refrigerator is damaged, it must be replaced by a repair shop appointed
manufacturer, as special tools are required.
ABOUT GROUNDING(EARTHING)
In the event of an electric short circuit, grounding(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock
by providing an escape wire for the electric current.
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.
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
This appliance must be grounded(earthed).
An empty refrigerator can be a dangerous attraction
to children. Remove either gasket, latches, lid or the
entire door from your unused appliance,or take some
other action to make it harmless.
Do not store explosive substances such as aerosol
cans with a flammable propellant in this appliance.
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
CAUTION
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision
or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved.
Children shall not play with the appliance.
Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children without supervision.
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Temperature control
Lamp
Multi-functional rack
(4 or 5 EA)
Refrigerator Shelf
(2 or 3 EA)
Fruit & vegetable
compartment cover
Bottle rack
Fruit & vegetable
compartment
Evaporator
Freezing
compartment drawer
Adjustable foot
Bottom cover
Note: The figure is only for reference.
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A small gap will restrict the operation of the
refrigerator,which may result in an increase in
power.
This appliance is intended to be used in household and similar applications such as staff kitchen areas in
shops, offices and other working environments; farm houses and by clients in hotels, motels and other
residential type environments; bed and breakfast type environments; catering and similar non-retail
applications.
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Position
Thermostat knob
Function
0
Stop
1-4
Warm
4-5
Normal
5-6
Cold
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Quick freezing
Lamp cover
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Water tank can fill with potable water only.
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BEST WAYS TO STORE FOOD
Refrigerator compartment
The refrigerator compartment is used to store foods that are not required to be frozen,the
storage life is shorter.
The following foods storage position is provided for your reference.
①② position:egg﹑butter etc.
③④ position: cheese﹑can﹑sauce etc.
⑤ position: beverage﹑bottled food etc.
⑥ position: can﹑sweetmeat etc.
⑦ position: bread﹑can﹑milk etc.
⑧ position: acid milk﹑sausage﹑meat﹑fish etc.
⑨ position: vegetable﹑fruit etc.
Freezing compartment
Store frozen food or need frozen food in the freezer compartment, those food have a long storage period.
1.Food applicable to freezing:meat,frozen meat,sausage,fowl, venison,fish,bread,cake and so on.
2.Food unable to be frozen:egg,acidophilus milk,mayonnalse,lettuce,radish,capsicum,onion and so on.
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install a new one.
(Max.15W bulb for refrigerator is used
and can be purchased at a service center.)
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For products with a stainless steel exterior, use a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mildDetergent in warm
water. Do not use abrasive or harsh cleaners. Dry thoroughly with a Soft cloth. Do not use appliance wax,
bleach, or other products containing chlorine on stainless steel.
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EARTH
Assemble (Install) the earth firmly. (Applicable to some models only)
When the earth connection is unstable, it can cause a problem or an electric shock in
case of electricity leakage.
When installing and using the product in the following location, you must do an
earth construction by requesting to your retailer. (Earth construction is not free.)
• Unfloored or dirt floored (room with dirt and no floor),concrete floor etc., and location where
leakage and dew drops can occur including locations where water can drip such as near the sink,
basement etc.Connect the earth wire to the earth connecting screw on the rear side of the
product.
Do not connect the earth wire to the following
locations.
• Water pipe and gas pipe have the possibility of
explosion and flammable danger.
• Telephone line earth and lightning rod are dangerous
with high current in case of lightning.
When installing near wet locations, you are obligated to install the circuit
breaker in addition to the earth wire. Consult with your retailer.
Earth (grounding) construction (Applicable to some models only)
It is recommended to install the earth to prevent electric shock in case of electricity leakage.
About connection
• Connect the earth line to the earth wire assembly screw on the back of the refrigerator.
Do not connect the earth wire to the following locations.
• Gas pipe
It can cause an explosion and can be flammable.
• Telephone earth wire and lightning rod
It is dangerous during lighting.
• Water pipe and water tap
The earth wire connection will not work when the middle of the water pipe is made of plastic.
When installing the product in a humid or wet location, you must install the earth wire.
Ex) • Unfloored or dirt floored room (Room with dirt and no floor), concrete floor
• Location where it can get wet such as near the sink
• Location where water can leak or is humid such as basement
• Other wet or humid location
Especially, for locations where it always get wet such as near the restaurant sink, you are
obligated by the law to install a circuit breaker in addition to the earth wire.
After consulting with your retailer or electric construction company, you must do the earth wire
construction (Type 3 earth construction). Earth construction is not done for free.
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