LG | GC-051SS | LG GC-051SS Owner’s Manual

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INSTALLATION
2
FEATURE CHART
3
OPERATION
4~5
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
6
CLEANING
7
GENERAL INFORMATION
8
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
9
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 YOU START YOUR REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
INSTALLATION, OPERATION
AND
MAINTENANCE,
AND ALSO
SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
1. Select
a
good location.
refrigerator where it
Place your
2. Avoid
or
placing
the unit
near
is easy to
use.
heat sources, direct
sunlight
Leveling
slightly.
screw can
Turn the
leveling
counterclockwise
be turned
clockwise
screw
to
easily by tipping
to
raise the
the cabinet
unit,
lower it.
moisture.
3. There
must be proper
refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area in
allow at least
a
10 inch
or
and 2 inches
refrigerator
The refrigerator should be
especially if it is carpeted.
4. To avoid
vibrations,
adjust
unevenness
of the floor.
door
closing.
refrigerator thoroughly
accumulated during shipping.
the
wall,
greater clearance above the
or more
from the wall.
elevated 1 inch from the floor,
6. Install accessories such
as
and
off all dust
wipe
ice tray, shelf, etc., in their
places.They
packed together to prevent
possible damage during shipment.
are
proper
7. Connect the power
supply
Don't double up with other
cord
(or plug)
appliances
on
to the outlet.
the
same
outlet.
the unit must be level.
If required,
the
The front should be
5. Clean your
air circulation around your
leveling
screw
to
slightly higher than
compensate for
the
rear
to
aid in
8. Prior
to use,
leave your
refrigerator on
Check the flow of cold air
cooling.
Your refrigerator is
on
or
the evaporator to
proper
now
for 2
ready
for
use.
3 hours.
ensure
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FEATURE CHART
3
4
1
2
5
6
3
7
1.
Evaporator
2. Ice
3.
4. Thermostat Dial
For
Tray
Drip Tray
& Shelf
Catches the water that drips off the evaporator when
defrosting, and have full width and can slide out.
5.
controlling
Magnetic
the temperature in the
Door Seal
6. Door Rack
7.
Leveling Screw
refrigerator.
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STARTING
When your
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
refrigerator is first installed, allow it 2-3 hours
operating temperature prior to filling it
stabilize at normal
to
Your
refrigerator has a control that
temperature in the refrigerator.
let you
regulate
the
with fresh food.
Initially,
If
operation
restarting.
is
interrupted,
allow
a
5 minute
delay before
set the control at
For colder temperatures,
number,
and for
warmer
mid-position.
adjust
the control to
temperatures, adjust
lower number.
5
4
3
6
2
1
0
7
a
higher
the control to
a
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OPERATION
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ICE MAKING
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To make ice
DEFROSTING
cubes, fill the ice tray with
on
the evaporator.
To
remove
water and
place
it
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It is necessary to
order to
ensure
The frost
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ice cubes, hold the tray at its ends and twist
exceed
a
gently.
TIP
the tray before
To
remove
ice cubes
easily,
run
water
on
regularly defrost your refrigerator in
operation.
efficient
the surface of the evaporator should not
quarter of
an
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To
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Before you start the
on
defrost,
from the
twisting.
inch(6mm)
turn the control to
before
defrosting.
'0'.
defrosting operation, remove food
evaporator and place the drip tray in its proper
position.
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defrosting is completed, remove the drip tray,
empty water, dry and put it back to its normal position.
Turn the control dial to a desired position.
When
CAUTION: Never
use
any
sharp
to remove
ice,
frost
evaporator.
or
or
metallic instruments
ice tray from the
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STORING FOOD
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Store fresh food in the
and thawed is
an
refrigerator. How food is frozen
important factor in maintaining its
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warm
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Do not store food which goes bad
low
temperatures, such
and melons.
easily at
as bananas, pineapples,
Allow hot food to cool
prior to storing. Placing hot food
in the refrigerator could spoil other food, and lead to
higher electric bills!
When
storing,
wrap food in
vinyl,
container. This prevents moisture
helps
food to
keep
air enter the
frequently. Opening the door lets
refrigerator, causing temperatures to
rise.
freshness and flavor.
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Do not open the door
place in a covered
from evaporating, and
or
its taste and nutrients.
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Do not store bottles
on
the evaporator
-
they
may break
when frozen.
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Always
clean food
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and
wiped, and packed food
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from
fruits should be washed and
should be
spoiling.
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CLEANING
It is
important
that your
undesirable odors.
immediately,
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refrigerator be kept
Spilled
since it may
food should be
acidify
clean to prevent
wiped
and stain
surfaces
if allowed to settle.
Never
use
cleaners
metallic
or
Before you
will stick
scouring pads, brushes,
strong alkaline solutions
on
coarse
adhere to
extremely
frozen surfaces with wet
or
remove
detergent
Wipe
-
Use
a
with
a
of the interior and interior
shelves, trays
dry.
shelves, trays
etc.
with
a
etc. Wash all
baking
compartment
soda solution. Rinse
any surface.
WARNING
cold surfaces. Do not touch
damp hands.
Always remove power cord from the wall outlet prior to
cleaning in the vicinity of electrical parts. Wipe up
excess
lukewarm solution of mild soap
to clean the durable
food and
and
or
EXTERIOR
Regular cleaning
and
abrasive
clean, however, remember that damp objects
or
-
parts is recommended. Disconnect the power supply, and
up
plastic
INTERIOR
finish of your
clean, damp cloth and then dry.
or
refrigerator.
a
moisture with
liquid
from
getting
a
sponge
electric shock. Do not
liquids.
or
cloth to prevent water
into any electrical part and
use
flammable
or
toxic
causing
cleaning
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VACATION TIME
During
for
an
average
extended
length vacations,
period,
remove
you will
all
probably
find it best to leave the
refrigerator in operation.
When you
plan
to be away
food, disconnect the power cord, clean the interior thoroughly, and leave the door OPEN
to
prevent odor formation.
POWER FAILURE
Most power failures
are
corrected in
minimize the number of door
ice
on
an
openings
hour
or
two and
will
not affect your
while the power is off.
During
power failures of
top of your frozen packages.
IF YOU MOVE
Remove
To avoid
or
securely
damaging
fasten down all loose items inside the
the
leveling
refrigerator temperatures. However,
refrigerator.
screw, turn them all the way into the base.
you should
longer duration, place a block of dry
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
9
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If possible, connect the
from
causing
an
refrigerator to
overload that could
its
own
cause a
individual electrical outlet
to
prevent it and other appliances
or
household
lights
power outage.
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
supply
cord is
damaged,
it must be
replaced by
a
special
cord
or
assembly available
from the manufacturer
or
its service
agent.
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
An empty refrigerator can be a dangerous attraction to
children. Remove either gasket, latche, lid or the entire
door from your unused appliance,or take
action to make it harmless.
some
This
appliance
must be
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
other
Never store
explosives
and chemicals
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
10
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE CAUSES FIRST
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES NOT
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Has
OPERATE
?
Has the power cord
a
house fuse blown
or
plug
circuit breaker
been removed
or
tripped?
loosened from the electrical wall
outlet?
TEMPERATURE TOO WARM
?
?
?
?
?
ABNORMAL NOISE(S)
?
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REFRIGERATOR HAS ODOR
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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.
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place or leveling screw
adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the refrigerator.
Foods with strong odors should be
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Interior needs
DEW FORMS ON THE CABINET
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Not unusual
SURFACE
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Door may have been left
tightly
covered
cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
or
wrapped.
needs
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Warranty Certificate
For offer
a
24-month
warranty for this apparatus
During the 24-month warranty period, we will repair your apparatus at no cost to you or make available
spare parts to your dealer free, if this apparatus fails due to manufacturing or material defects. Further
claims are excluded. We are not liable for damages due to acts of providence or damages occurring
during transport. The buyer
rear also apply!
Type
of
apparatus
Name of
buyer
:
Purchase date
:
:
assumes
shipping
and
packaging
costs. Your
Serial number
Dealer's
warranty conditions
:
stamp and signature
on
the
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Warranty
1. The
conditions for
the purchase date
Begin of warranty
buyer submits purchase
warranty period begins
on
4. We decide whether to make
repairs, exchange
replace parts. Exchanged or replaced parts
are our property. The original warranty period is
not prolonged if a refrigerator is repaired or
certain parts are replaced.
and is valid for 24 months.
or
period is proven if, the
receipt together with the warranty card, filled in
and signed by the seller. The serial number of the
product must agree with the number entered
onto the
warranty card.
refrigerator
5. The
warranty is nullified if any person intervenes
apparatus that are not authorised by LG
Electronics, if the apparatus is used for
in the
2.
During
the
defects at
these
are
warranty period,
we
will correct any
cost to you, if it can be proven that
attributed to manufacturing or material
defects.
3.
Damages
compliance
6.
due to incorrect
handling,
with instructions for
use
non-
Always keep the original packaging, so that if the
apparatus requires servicing, it can be transported
without damaging it.
and normal
not covered by this warranty. Also, the
warranty does not cover wear parts or easily
broken parts (for example, viewing glass, light
wear are
bulbs). The buyer is responsible for any damages
during transport as well as shipping and packaging
costs.
commercial purposes.
no
7. If
a
repair
is covered
contact your dealer
centre.
by
this
or an
warranty, always
authorised service
8. Further claims
provisions
wording.
are
the
not effected.
are excluded. If parts of these
invalid, they apply in the sense of
The
validity
of the other
provisions
is
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