Models : GR-267EHF/EJF GR-267THF/TJF P/NO : 3828JD8186T(Rev. 00) 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:40 PM ˘`1 Table of Contents Introduction Εντρψ Ιμπορταντ Σαφετψ Ινστρυχτιον Ιδεντιφιχατιον οφ Παρτσ Installation Ωηερε το Ινσταλλ Δοορ Ρεμοπαλ Μουντ τηε φρεεζερ ανδ Φεεδ Ωατερ ρεφριγερατορ χομπαρτμεντ Πιπε Ινσταλλατιον Ηειγητ Αδφυστμεντ Operation Γεττινγ σταρτεδ Δεσιγνατιον οφ Φυνχτιοναλ Αδφυστμεντ Βοαρδ Αδφυστινγ τηε Τεμπερατυρεσ ανδ Φυνχτιονσ Αυτοματιχ Ιχε μακερ & Δισπενσερ Ηομε βαρ Σηελφ Εγγ Βοξ Χονπερτ ιντο α ?εγεταβλε ορ φρεση χομπαρτμεντ Δεοδοριζερ Suggestion on Λοχατιον οφ Φοοδσ food storage Care and maintenance Στορινγ Φοοδσ Ηοω το Δισμαντλε Παρτσ Γενεραλ Ινφορματιον Χλεανινγ Τρουβλε Τηε Σηοοτινγ ωορκινγ λιφε οφ τηισ σετ ισ 7 ψεαρσ σινχε τηε δατε οφ δελιπερψ το χονσυμερ. 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:40 PM ˘`3 Entry Τηε μοδελ ανδ σεριαλ νυμβερσ αρε φουνδ ον χομπαρτμεντ οφ τηισ υνιτ. Τηεσε νυμβερσ απαιλαβλε το οτηερσ. Ψου σηουλδ ρεχορδ τηισ γυιδε ασ α τηε ιννερ αρε χασε υνιθυε οφ τηε ρεφριγερατορ το τηισ υνιτ ανδ νοτ ρεθυεστεδ ινφορματιον ηερε ανδ ρεταιν πυρχηασε. Σταπλε ψουρ ρεχειπτ ηερε. περμανεντ ρεχορδ οφ ψουρ Date of Purchase : Dealer Purchased From : Dealer Address : Dealer Phone No. : Model No. : Serial No. : Important Safety 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 pull it straight out from the outlet. pulling on the power cord. Always grip plug firmly When moving your appliance away from the wall, be careful not to roll cord or to damage it in any way. After your refrigerator is in operation, over and the power do not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer are damp or wet. Skin could adhere to compartment, particularly when your hands these extremely cold surfaces. Unplug the 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. 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. Never place glass products in the freezer because when their contents are frozen. they may be broken due to expansion 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 may damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, Don't use an extension cord on the Home Bar door. These actions causing severe personal injury. 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 supply cord is damaged, it must be the manufacturer or its service agent. replaced by a special cord or assembly from 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:40 PM ˘`4 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 Don't store Don't store any other Grounding (Earthing) should be supervised gasoline appliance. or use In the event of an or to ensure that they do other flammable vapor and not liquids play with in the the appliance. 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 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. Improper use of the Identification of Parts Freezer Compartment Refrigerator Compartment Dairy Compartment Door Rack Lamp (Upper) Automatic Ice Maker Wine Shelf 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 Drawer/Fresh Drawer Door Rack Door Rack Support Support Deodorizer Height Adjusting screw Conversion Switch (Vegetable Drawer/ Fresh Drawer) Lower Cover NOTE ? 4 If you found some parts missing from your unit, they may be models. (i.c. the "Home Bar" is not included in all models) parts only used in other 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:40 PM ˘`5 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 Height installed may be discolored by heat from the bottom of the refrigerator. So, it is necessary to A proper distance from adjacent items Please Select pipe can be easily connected in a thick pad below the refrigerator. the refrigerator at a proper distance from other things. Too small a distance from adjacent items may result in lowered freezing capability and increased electricity charges consumption. Where feed water place be keep a place easily where a feed water pipe can connected between the automatic ice maker and a A wet dry place or be rusted dispenser. place, refrigerator may or electricity may be leaking near-water Bottom Pad Where is free from heat or coal gas Places where ambient temperature are high, freezing capability is deteriorated charge is increased. and electric Coal gas and smoke may discolor the appearance of refrigerator. NOTE ? Install the Too high refrigerator or between the 5 at a low ambient place where the ambient temperature may dispenser and cause temperature is 5˚C~43˚C. Also, the tube functional troubles. automatic ice maker may be frozen. 3828JD8186T(eng) ˘`6 99.11.23 2:40 PM Installation Door Removal If your access door is too narrow for the refrigerator to pass the the refrigerator door and pass the refrigerator through, laterally. Remove lower cover and then feed water Lower Cover 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. pipe remove Feed Water Tube NOTE ? If a tube end is deformed or abraded, cut the part away. Hinge Remove the freezer all connection wires except for the earth line after removing the hinge cover by loosening the screws. compartment door 2) Remove the keeper by rotating it to counted clockwise ( ) and then lifting the upper hinge up ( ). Connection wires Cover 1) Separate Upper Hinge Earth Line Upper Hinge Keeper 2 NOTE ? 3) In removing the upper hinge, be careful so that the door does not to fall over frontward. Remove the freezer compartment door by it upward. This time, the door should be lifted enough for the feed water pipe tube to be completely pulled out. lifting Lower Hinge NOTE ? Move the laying Remove the 1) refrigerator door refrigerator compartment it down but be careful not to door passing through the access door damage the feed water pipe tube. Loosen the hinge cover screws and remove the cover. Remove all connection wires, if any, except for the earth line Connection wires 2) Remove and then keeper by rotating remove the it clockwise ( ) upper hinge by lifting Upper Hinge itup( ). 2 3) Remove the refrigerator compartment door by lifting it up. Lower Hinge 6 Keeper and 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:40 PM ˘`7 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 ν ν ν ν Warning 7 access shown in the reverse refrigerator sequence of removal after they pass through the access pipe Installation Automatic ice maker operation needs water pressure of 147~834kPa(1.5~8.5 kgf/cm2) (That is, an instant paper cup (180cc) will be fully filled within 3 sec.). If water pressure does not reach the rating 147kPa (1.5kgf/cm2) or below, it is necessary to purchase a separate pressure pump for normal automatic icing and cool water feed. Keep the total length of the feed water pipe tube within 12m and be careful for the tube not be bent straightly. If the tube is 12m or longer it may cause trouble in water feed owing to the drain water pressure. Install the feed water pipe tube at a place ν Connect to ν Automatic Ice maker must be installed potable water free from heat. supply only. by manufacturer's services. 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:40 PM ˘`8 Height Adjustment If the freezer compartment door Make them level by inserting flat ( type) driver into the groove of the left screw and rotating it clockwise ( ). - height adjusting is lower than the refrigerator compartment door If the freezer compartment door is higher than the refrigerator compartment door After leveling the height door Make them level by adjusting screw and inserting flat ( type) driver rotating it clockwise ( ). - into the groove of the right 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. 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:40 PM ˘`9 Operation Getting Started When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it to stabilize at normal operating temperatures for 2~3hours prior to filling it with fresh or frozen foods. If operation is interrupted, of Functional Designation 3 2 1 FR 9 9 wait 5 minutes before POVVER FREEZE restarting. Adjustment Board 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:40 PM ˘`1 0 Operation Adjust How to adjust the temperature in the Temperature and Functions This lamp indicates the temperature status of the freezer compartment. the freezer ν compartment ν At first powering or 2(Proper) will be lit. after button will Pressing a power failure, move the temperature setting through 2(Proper) (Proper Strong) 3(Strong) (Strongest) 1(Weak) (Proper Weak) in sequence. ν How to adjust the temperature in refrigerator compartment Generally, 2(Proper) is good for food storing. Select an appropriate 1(Weak),(proper Weak) or (Proper Strong), 3(Strong), and (Strongest) according to the storing amount and using frequency. one among This lamp indicates the temperature status of the refrigerator compartment ν ν ν At first powering or after a power failure, 2(Proper) will be lit. button will move the Pressing temperature setting through 2(Proper) (Proper Strong) 3(Strong) (Strongest) 1(Weak) (Proper Weak) in sequence. Generally, 2(Proper) is good for food storing. Select an appropriate one among 1(Weak), (Proper Weak) or(Proper Strong), 3(Strong) and (Strongest) according the storing amount and using frequency. to NOTE ? Set the temperature adjusting board may be varied according to the lowered getting to 3. ? Detach the surface and Power freeze ν ν the front surface of function button operates power Pressing freeze function, with the lamp ON. One pressing of the button switches the status from setting to release, or reversely. Power freeze will be automatically released, though no release action is taken, after a certain time passes. This use lamp compartment as inner temperature temperature is increasingly environment. Inner This lamp indicates that the power freeze function is in operation. The power freeze function is used to freeze food or make ice faster in the freezer compartment. ν Dispenser protective tape on light more clear. to a desirous using display board to make the POVVER FREEZE POWER FRZ indicates the selection between water and ice. selection ν ν At the first powering will be lit. or after Crushed ice, water, selected with the or cubed ice button. a power failure, can be SELECT 10 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:41 PM ˘`1 1 Operation An alarm will Door open alarm ring 3 ring This alarm will times if the function makes alarm sound sound does not opened for more than 1 minute. opened. 'Door Open Alarm' separate indicating function. If the alarm and refrigerator compartment doors are refrigerator door at 30 sec. and only, having no after the freezer stop closed, contact the service center. The Self-diagnosis (fault detection) Self-diagnosis When function even function operates when something is wrong with the unit. in the unit, pressing any of the buttons will have no effect. an error occurs Immediately contact the service center power is OFF, it takes much the problem. longer Water is cooled while stored in How ice/cold without turning the power OFF. If the engineer to find the cause of for the service Automatic ice maker and water is is left stop when the door is Dispenser the water tank in the supplied then sent refrigerator compartment, and to the dispenser. Ice is made in the automatic ice maker and sent to the dispenser divided into crushed or cubed form ice. NOTE ? It is normal that the water is not very cold enough at first. If you want colder water, add ice into the glass. How to use ν dispenser Select one among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and switch with a glass or other container. Crushed Ice Light the water indicating lamp by pressing the selection button. ? Crushed ice will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. 11 ? button. Water will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. the push Cubed Ice Water Light the crushed ice indicating lamp by pressing the selection slightly press Light the cubed ice indicating lamp by pressing the ? selection button. Cubed ice will be dispensed by pressing switch with a the push glass. 3828JD8186T(eng) ˘`1 2 99.11.23 2:41 PM Operation NOTE ? Crushed ice will be is connected ? Place on ? automatically selected after a power failure or when the power plug again. glasses or other containers the ice outlet otherwise ice is near likely to be dropped the floor. A snap sound will be heard in 5 seconds after ice is fully dispensed. This sound is made when the ice outlet is closed. ? Please leave your from ? pressing wipe Please collector ? glass push the ν ν switch to allow any left away water releasing your glass dispansed. dispenser by removing the water over below the dropped water or ice to be cover. If cubed ice is selected crushed ice that is Automatic ice maker the ice outlet for 2~3seconds after near following dispansed. crushed ice, there may still be some left over The automatic ice maker can 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. Ice making stops when the ice storage bin is full. NOTE ? It is normal that a noise is when ice made is produced dropped into the ice storage bin. Ice is 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 ice maker does not operate ν smoothly ν When the ice maker produces too small or lumped ice, the amount of water supplied to the ice maker need to adjusted. Contact the service center. If ice is not used frequently, it may lump together. Power failure Ice meet 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. ν The unit is newly installed It takes about 12 hours for ν compartment. 12 a newly installed refrigerator to make ice in the freezer 3828JD8186T(eng) ˘`1 3 99.11.23 2:41 PM Cautions Throw away the ice (about 20 pieces) made after refrigerator installation. and water The first ice and water may include odor from the feed water particles or water box. This is necessary in case that the refrigerator 7 (about glasses) pipe or has not been used for a first feed long time. Keep children away from the dispenser. push switch incorrectly bad or Children may damage lamps. Be careful that food is not block the ice passage. If foods are placed at the entrance of ice passage, ice may not be dispensed. The ice passage may also be covered with ice powder if remove the ice splinter ice is powder used only. This time, accumulated. beverage cans or other foods in ice storage rapid cooling. Such actions may damage the automatic ice maker. Never store Never Such use thin glasses or Never touch Touch may Never to collect ice. crystal glass or crockery containers may be broken. Put ice first into Water may be bin for the 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. so that the ice storage bin is fully filled with ice. the ice maker. So, such status may be considered, by the piled up just ice 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 may Keep the glass at a proper distance from ice outlet. glass too close to the outlet may hinder ice from coming A out. be failed. 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:41 PM ˘`1 4 Operation Home Bar How to Gently pull use (In select Models Only) the handle of the home bar to open it. ν ν You the home bar without can access opening the refrigerator door, thus saving electricity. The Inner lamp is lit in the refrigerator compartment when the opens. So it is easy to home bar door item in the see compartment. Store frequently accessed items, such as beverages in the home bar. ν Use the home bar door as a stand ν Home bar is kept at the right temperature thanks to a temperature sensor only for the home bar. You the home bar door as a stand and such but never use the home bar door as a chopping board and take care not to damage it with sharp can use to pour beverages objects. ν Never take out the inner home bar cover Never heavy ν place ν 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. Not only damaged, on properly the home bar door may be but also children may get hurt. 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:41 PM ˘`1 5 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 straight out and installed by placing it at Wine holder it can the end of the shelf you want and pushing it inward. Shelf height adjustment The Refrigerator compartment shelf is movable so that you can place height according to the space you need for different food items.. How to separate a shelf : delivery, shelves are fixed with At so that they cannot be moved distribution. So, remove a shelf keepers first, lift hang on the lower the front side of on 1 2 : Position the shelf at the desired its links height and grooves.This time, the shelf and hang it 1 the grooves. 2 NOTE ? Make the shelf horizontal.Otherwise it may fall off. 15 a keepers during the shelf up ( ), and then separate it pushing it down ( ). How to install it at proper 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:41 PM ˘`1 6 Operation Egg You Box can move according the egg box to a place you want and select another form of box to the amount of eggs. [Normal] [For Many Eggs] NOTE ? ? Never use the egg box Convert into ν as an ice storage bin. It Never store the egg box in the freezer a refrigerator break. compartment Vegetable or The Bottom drawer in the can can or fresh compartment. Fresh compartment be converted into a vegetable or fresh 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 ? If possible, do not the conversion 16 frozen if the conversion switch is set to fresh sure place to check it before storing food around the cool air feed switch, because it is difficult foods. hole, which is connected to use the conversion switch. to 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:41 PM ˘`1 7 Deodorizer This system efficiently absorbs strong odors by using the optical catalyst. This system does hot have any affect How to use the deodorizing system ν Since it is installed the ν on stored food. already installed onto the cool air intake duct from the from separate installation. Please use closed containers to store food with pungent odors. Otherwise, this oder can be absorbed by other food in the compartment. refrigerator compartment, you need no 3828JD8186T(eng) ˘`1 8 99.11.23 2:41 PM Suggestion Location of Food Identification of (Refer to 4pages, Automatic ice maker Automatically Wine rack Parts) made ice is stored. Store wine. Store small foods such Snack Drawer Freezer as bread, snacks, etc. Store various frozen foods such ice cream, frozen snacks, etc. compartment as meat, fish, shelf Freezer ν compartment ν door rack Store small packaged frozen food. Temperature is likely to increase as opens. So, do not store ice cream. Freezer ν compartment long-term door food such as Store meat, fish, chicken, etc. after wrapping them with aluminum. drawer Store Dairy compartment Egg dairy products such as butter, cheese, etc. Place this egg box in the proper location. box Store frequently beverage, etc.. Home bar Refrigerator compartment accessed foods such as Store side dishes or other foods at a proper distance from each other for effective cooling. shelf Store small such as milk, Refrigerator compartment packaged food juice, beer, etc.. or beverages door rack Vegetable compartment Store Vegetable compartment/fre sh compartment vegetables or fruits. Store vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, fish, etc. setting the conversion switch as necessary. Be setting conversion corner 18 to check the conversion switch before storing foods. sure on Food storage 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:41 PM ˘`1 9 Suggestion on Food storage Foods Storing ν ν Store fresh food in the refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is important factor in maintaining its freshness and flavor. Do not store food which goes bad easily at low temperatures, such as an bananas, and melons. ν prior to storing, placing hot food in the refrigerator could spoil higher energy consumption. When storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container with a lid. This prevents moisture from evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients. Please keep a distance at least 15 mm from the air vents to food. Do not open the door frequently. Opening the door lets warm air enter the refrigerator, Allow hot food to cool other food, and lead to ν ν ν and ν cause Never racks Freezer ν compartment ν ν temperatures keep so to rise. too much food in door rack because that the door cannot be fully Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This When storing frozen food like ice they may push against by inner closed. cream for a - they may causes break when frozen. loss of taste and nutrient. long period, place it on the freezer shelf, not in the door rack. Refrigerator compartment ν Avoid placing moist food in top refrigerator shelves, it could freeze from direct contact with chilled air. ν ν 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 eggs in their storage rack or box, ensure that they are fresh, and always store them in an upright position, which keeps them fresh longer. NOTE ? If you keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, and frequently open the door or 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 lot of 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:41 PM ˘`2 0 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 slightly lifting the lamp cover ( ). compartment lamp out ( ) while 1 Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max 240V 60W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. . 2 Remove the cover by inserting a flat (- type) driver into the front groove and pulling it out, and then remove the ramp. Max. 240V 15W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Dispenser lamp 1 Freezer Lift the front side ( ) and pull it out ( ). compartment 2 shelf 1 Lift the door rack holding both sides pull it out to ( ) direction. Door rack and support Ice storage bin ( ) and 2 Hold the ice storage bin as shown in the right figure and pull it out ( ) while slightly lifting it ( ). ν It is recommended not to dismantle the ice storage bin unless it is necessary. ν ν After Be sure to use both hands when removing the ice storage bin, not to drop it on the floor. If the ice storage bin does not fit well, slightly rotate the rotating device. Water collector has no self-drainage function. So it should be cleaned regularly.Remove the cover by pressing the left side of water collector cover and dry it with a cloth.Press the point marked as shown in the figure to the right to remove the water collector cover. dispenser is used 20 2 1 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:42 PM ˘`2 1 Care and Maintenance To Upper lamp in refrigerator compartment the remove pull the lamp pressing the bottom cover lamp upwards. Turn the cross-shaped cover cover, loosen the lamp and screw forwards while side of the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 240V 60W bulb for and lamp in refrigerator compartment Lower can be Separate purchased the lamp refrigerator is used at a service center. by holding both pulling it it forwards. cover lower sides of it and Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 240V 30W bulb for be Home bar purchased Separate ν and then refrigerator pulling it can the upper rack of the home bar out the home bar cover ( ). 1 pull The Home bar ν is used and at a service center. corner can be removed by upwards. NOTE ? Be sure to remove parts on the refrigerator door to snack drawer and home bar remove the vegetable compartment, cover. 1 Vegetable compartment ν Pull out the with its cover can ν 21 vegetable compartment cover ( ) backside lifted up ( ), and the cover be removed. To install the cover, touches the back wall. push it fully until it 2 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:42 PM ˘`2 2 General Information Vacation time 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 in Power failure Most power failures are corrected in an hour 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 Anti condensation pipe or securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator. damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into The outside wall of the refrigerator cabinet may sometimes get warm, the base. especially just after installation. Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation refrigerator to prevent "sweating" on pipe, which pumps hot air the outer cabinet wall. Cleaning It is important that your food should be refrigerator be kept clean to prevent undesirable odors. Spilled wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and stain plastic surfaces if left uncleaned. Exterior Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap refrigerator. Wipe with a clean damp Interior After cloth and then Regular cleaning is recommended. or a mild detergent and warm solution or detergent to clean the durable finish of your dry. Wash all compartments with water. Rinse and cleaning verify that the power cord is not damaged, power power plug is inserted well into the power outlet. Warning Always Please remove electrical parts power cord from the wall outlet a baking soda dry. prior outlet is not overheated, to cleaning in the vicinity or 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. 3828JD8186T(eng) ˘`2 3 99.11.23 2:42 PM Trouble Shooting Before for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. common occurrences that are not the result of defective calling This list includes workmanship Occurrence or materials in this appliance. Possible Cause Solution Νορμαλ Οπερατιονσ Ρεφριγερατορ Refrigerator compressor does not run. Refrigerator control is off. Set Refrigerator is in defrost This is normal for Power outage. Check house Refrigerator runs too much or too long Room or Make sure outlet. plug is tightly pushed into Call local electric company. lights. is larger than the you owned. Refrigerator one control. a fully automatic defrosting refrigerator. The defrost cycle occurs periodically. cycle. at wall outlet is disconnected. Plug refrigerator previous outside weather is hot. This is normal. Larger, units run longer. more efficient It is normal for the refrigerator to work longer under these conditions. 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 Operation of the ice maker causes refrigerator to run slightly longer. operating. the Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. Warm food will cause the refrigerator to run longer until the desired temperature is reached. Doors Warm air entering the causes it to run more. less often. are opened too frequently or too long. Refrigerator or slightly open. freezer door may be 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 or gasket is dirty, poorly fitted. Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the door seal will cause the refrigerator to run longer in order to maintain desired temperatures. 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:42 PM ˘`2 4 Occurrence Refrigerator compressor does not run. Τεμπερατυρεσ Possible Cause Thermostat is at a constant keeping the Solution refrigerator temperature. This is normal. The Refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. αρε τοο χολδ in the freezer is too cold but the Refrigerator Temperature is Temperature Set the freezer control to a warmer freezer temperature is Freezer control is set too cold setting until the satisfactory. Satisfactory. in the is too cold and the freezer Temperature refrigerator Refrigerator control is set too cold. Set the warmer refrigerator control setting to a temperature is satisfactory. Food stored in drawers freezes. Meat stored in fresh meat drawer freezes. Refrigerator control See above solution. is set too cold. Meat should be stored at a temperature below the freezing point of water (32˚F, 0˚C) for maximum fresh storage time. just It is normal for ice crystals to form due to the moisture content of meat. Τεμπερατυρεσ αρε τοο ωαρμ 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 control Refrigerator control is set too warm. has some effect on freezer temperature. Doors are opened too frequently or too long. Door is slightly open. Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. Warm air enters the refrigerator/ freezer whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. Close the door Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. completely. 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 is too warm but the freezer temperature is satisfactory. Refrigerator control is set too warm. A refrigerator requires completely. some hours to cool down Set the setting. refrigerator control to a colder 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:42 PM ˘`2 5 Possible Cause Occurrence Solution Σουνδ ανδ Νοισε Louder sound levels when Refrigerator is on. Louder sound levels when Today's refrigerators storage capacity and even have increased maintain more It is normal for sound levels to be higher. temperatures. Refrigerator operates at higher pressures during the start of the ON cycle. 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. Items are placed on vibrating. weak. on the floor when it is the top of the Dishes are vibrating the refrigerator. Refrigerator is on touching refrigerator the shelves in 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. Ωατερ/Μοιστυρε /Ιχε Ινσιδε Ρεφριγερατορ 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. Ωατερ/Μοιστυρε/Ιχε Ουτσιδε Ρεφριγερατορ 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 completely. 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:42 PM ˘`2 6 Occurrence Possible Cause Solution Οδορσ ιν Ρεφριγερατορ Clean interior with sponge,warm water and baking soda. Interior needs to be cleaned. Food with strong odor is in the Some containers and produce odors. refrigerator. wrapping materials Cover food Use a completely. different container materials. or brand of wrapping Οπενινγ/Χλοσινγ οφ Δοορσ/Δραωερσ 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 Refrigerator is not level. It rocks floor when it is moved slightly. Floor is uneven or Refrigerator rocks is moved slightly. other on the weak. on the floor when it Move packages closing. that Close both doors gently. Adjust Be the keep height adjusting floor is level and sure support refrigerator. Contact carpenter to door from screw. can correct adequately sagging or floor. Refrigerator Drawers are difficult to move. Food is drawer is touching touching wall shelf Track that drawer slides or on on is cabinets. top of the dirty. sloping Move refrigerator.. Keep less food in drawer. Clean drawer and track. Δισπενσερ 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. household water line valve and allow sufficient time for ice to be made. When ice is made, dispenser should Open operate. Refrigerator or freezer door is not closed. Be sure both doors are closed. 3828JD8186T(eng) 99.11.23 2:42 PM ˘`2 7 Occurrence Possible Cause Dispenser will not dispense Ice has melted and frozen around auger due to infrequent use, temperature fluctuations and/or power Remove ice storage bin, and thaw and the contents. Clean bin, wipe dry and replace in proper position. outrages. When ice. Solution new ice is made, dispenser should operate. Ice dispenser is jammed. Ice cubes are jammed between the ice maker arm and back of the bin. Ice cubes are frozen together. Remove the ice cubes that the dispenser. are Use the that cubes do dispenser often together. so jamming not freeze Ice cubes that have been purchased or made in some other way have been used in the dispenser. Dispenser will not dispense water. Water has an odd taste and/or odor. Sound of water supply Other dispenser. Open Refrigerator or freezer door Be is not closed. Water has been in the tank for too long. household water line valve. sure both doors are closed. Draw and discard 7 glasses of water supply. Draw and discard 7 glasses to to freshen the additional completely rinse out tank. an Unit not dropping ice cubes made by the ice maker should be used with the Household water line valve is not open. See problem "Ice maker is not making any ice." properly connected to cold water line. Sound of ice Only the 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. This sound is normally made when ice maker is dropping the automatically made ice. Please thoroughly supplied read 'Automatic ice maker and with water after Dispenser' in this manual.