LG | GR-L207DVZ | LG GR-L207DVZ Owner’s Manual

Table of contents
Introduction
Entry
Important safety instruction
Identification of parts
Installation
Where to install
Door removal
Door
replacement
Feed water
pipe installation
Height adjustment
Operation
Starting
Adjusting the temperatures and functions
(Dispenser / Automatic ice maker)
Refreshment center
Shelf
Wine holder
Egg box
Humidity control
Convert into
Deodorizer
Suggestion
food
on
storage
Care and
maintenance
a
in the
vegetable
(Applicable
Location of foods
Storing foods
How to dismantle
parts
General information
Cleaning
Trouble
vegetable compartment
shooting
or
to
meat
some
compartment
models
only)
Introduction
Entry
The model and serial numbers
case or back of refrigerator
unique to this unit and not
available to others. You should record requested information here and retain
this guide as a permanent record of your purchase. Staple your receipt here.
are
found
on
compartment of this unit. These numbers
Date of
Dealer
purchase
:
purchased from
:
Dealer address
:
Dealer
phone
:
Model
no.
Serial
the inner
are
no.
:
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
pull it straight
your
refrigerator by pulling
the power cord.
on
Always grip plug firmly and
out from the outlet.
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, do
the power
not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer
compartment, particularly when your hands
these
over
are
damp
or wet.
Skin could adhere to
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.
The
appliance is
supervision.
not intended for use
by young children
Young childeren should be supervised
appliance.
to ensure that
or
infirm persons without
they do
not
play with the
Never allow anyone to climb, sit, stand or hang on the refreshment center door. These
actions may damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury.
Don't use an
extension cord
If
possible, connect the refrigerator to its own individual electrical outlet to prevent it and
appliances or household lights from causing an overload that could cause a power
other
outage.
Accessibility of
Supply Plug
refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned that the supply plug is accessible for
quick disconnection when accident happens.
The
Supply Cord
Replacement
If the
agent
3
supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service
or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
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)
gasoline
appliance.
or use
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 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
Identification of parts
Freezer
Refrigerator
compartment
compartment
Milk
product corner
Lamp
Door rack
Shelf
Automatic
ice maker
Door rack
Lamp
Wine holder
(Optional)
Shelf
Snack drawer
Refreshment center
(Optional)
Shelf
(steel
or
glass)
Egg
box
Vegetable drawer
Door rack
Door rack
Shelf
Drawer (1
or
Vegetable
drawer/Meat drawer
2)
Door rack
Lower
Humidity switch
Conversion switch
cover
(Meats/Vegetables)
NOTE
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4
If you found some parts missing from your unit, they may be parts only used in other
models. (i.c. the "Refreshment center" is not included in all models)
Installation
Where to locate
Select a good
location
1. Place your
appliance where it is
easy to
use.
2. Avoid
direct
placing the unit near heat
sunlight or moisture.
sources,
3. Air must circulate
properly around your
appliance
operation. If
in
is
a
recessed
your appliance
placed
to ensure efficient
area
in the wall, allow at least
(30 cm)
a
12 Inches
greater clearance above the
and 2 inches (5 cm) or more
or
appliance
from the wall. The appliance should be
elevated 1 inch (2.5 cm) from the floor,
especially if it is carpeted.
4. To avoid
vibrations, the appliance
5. Don't install the
5
must be leveled.
appliance below 5°C. It
may
cause
affect the
performance.
Installation
Door removal
Warning
Electric Shock Hazard
Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator before installing.
Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury.
If your
access
door is too
narrow
for the
refrigerator to pass through, remove the
refrigerator door and pass the refrigerator laterally.
Remove lower
cover and
then feed water
tube
Lower
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
NOTE
?
If
a
tube end is deformed
or
abraded,
cut the
part away.
Hinge
Connection
wires
cover
Remove the
freezer
1) Removing the hinge
cover
by loosening the
screws. Separate all connection wires except
for the earth line after.
compartment
Earth line
Upper hinge
door
Keeper
2) Remove the keeper by rotating it counter
clockwise ( ) and then lifting the upper
Upper hinge
up ( ).
hinge
NOTE
?
When
removing
the upper
hinge,
be careful that the door does not fall forwards
.
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
refrigerator compartment door passing through the access
damage the feed water pipe tube.
door and
it down, but be careful not to
Remove the
1) Loosen the hinge
cover screws and remove
Remove connection wire, if any,
except for the earth line.
the
refrigerator
door
cover.
Connection
wires
2) Remove keeper by rotating it clockwise ( )
and then
remove
the upper
hinge by lifting
Upper hinge
itup( ).
3) Remove the refrigerator compartment door
by lifting it
6
up.
Lower
hinge
Keeper
lay
cover
Installation
Pass the
Pass the
door
refrigerator
as
refrigerator laterally through
right figure.
Door
access
replacement
Mount them in the
door.
Feed water
Before
installation
the
shown in the
reverse
pipe
sequence of removal after
they
pass
through the
access
installation
Automatic ice maker operation needs water pressure of 147~834kPa (1.5~8.5
kgf/cm2) (That is, an instant paper cup (180 cc) will be fully filled within 3 sec.).
If water pressure does not reach the rating 147 kPa (1.5 kgf/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 12 m and be careful for the
tube not be bent. 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.
Connect to potable water supply only.
Refer to instructions with water filter kit for installation.
Warning
7
Installation
Height adjustment
If the freezer
Level the door by inserting flat ( type) driver into the groove of the left
and rotate it clockwise ( ).
-
compartment door
height adjusting
screw
is lower than the
refrigerator
compartment door
RZMP
EFMP
INSR
If the freezer
Level the door
compartment door
is higher than the
refrigerator
compartment door
adjusting
screw
-
EFMP
The
the
MX
MX
UHED UED
LOK
N
F
LOCK
SPERRZ
OOM
EMP
groove of the
right height
and rotate it clockwise ( ).
INSR
leveling the
door height
N
N
by inserting flat ( type) driver into the
RZMP
After
ER
ER
N
MX
N
MX
UHED UBED
LK
N
FF
LOCK
SPERRZ
ROM
TEMP
refrigerator doors will close smoothly by heightening the front side by adjusting
height adjusting screw. If the doors do not close correctly, performance may be
affected.
1.
Next
Wipe off all dust accumulated during shipping and clean
your
appliance thoroughly.
2. Install accessories such
proper
as the ice cube box, cover evaporating tray, etc., in their
places. They are packed together to prevent possible damage during shipping.
3. Connect the power supply cord (or
appliances on the same outlet.
8
plug)
to the outlet. Don't double up with other
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
FRZTEMP
MN
REFTEMP
DISPENSER
MAX
CRUSHD
LOCK
ON
MN
WATER
MAX
C
D
OFF
LOCK
SUPERFRZ
ROOM
TEP
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
refrigerator compartment.
for
Lock button.
Temperature adjustment
for freezer
9
compartment.
button
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
refrigerator.
Refrigeration function is weak in the initial time. Please adjust temperature
above after using refrigerator for minimum 2~3days.
Dispenser
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.
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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
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
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
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.
smoothly
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.
SUPER FRZ
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
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
display window.
Temperature is displayed only by --9°C~49°C.
ROOM
TEMP
Temperature less than -10°C is indicated with 'LO' and
temperature
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
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
glass.
Select one among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and slightly press the push
switch with a glass or other container.
use
dispenser
Crushed ice
Water
Light the water
indicating lamp by
pressing the selection
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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
that
the
ice
maker,
storage bin is fully filled and ice making operation may stop.
near
If discolored ice is
Never
use
Ice may be
dispensed, immediately contact service center, stopping
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
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interrupt
use.
area near
the normal
may be failed.
out.
to door switch with any sweet food so that
operation of door switch.
Operation
Refreshment center
How to
Open
use
(Applicable to some models only)
the refreshment center door.
You can access the refreshment center
without opening refrigerator door and thus
saving electricity.
Inner lamp is lit in refrigerator compartment
when the refreshment center door opens.
Thus it is easy to identify the contents.
Never
Use the
refreshment
center door as a
stand
Never take out
the inner
refreshment
use
the refreshment center door
chopping board and take
with sharp tools.
care not to
Never rest your
severely
arms or
as a
damage it
press
on
it.
The refreshment center can not function
normally without the cover.
center cover
Never place
items on
the refreshment
center door or
allow children to
hang it on.
Not only can the refreshment center door may
be damaged, but also children may be hurt.
heavy
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Operation
Shelf
Shelf
height
adjustment
refrigerator compartment shelf is movable
according to space requirement of foods.
The
so
that you
can
place it
at a
height
1
How to separate a shelf :
Lift a shelf incling to
direction, and then
separate it lifting
direction.
to
2
How to install
Position
a
a
shelf
shelf to
a
1
:
desirable
height and
push into the grooves. Then lower the front
side of the shelf and push into grooves.
2
NOTE
?
Make
sure
the shelf is horizontal. If not, it may
Wine holder
(Applicable to some models only)
Wine holder
Bottles
can
adjustment
corner.
This
be stored
can
laterally with this wine
be attached to any shelf.
Wine holder
adjustment :
be separated by pulling
it straight out and installed by placing it at
the end of the shelf you want and pushing
Wine holder
it inward.
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can
drop.
Operation
Egg
You
box
the egg box to wherever
can move
you want.
NOTE
?
Never
?
Never store the egg box in the freezer compartment
use
the egg box
as an
Humidity control
ice storage bin. It
in the
can
be broken.
or
fresh compartment.
vegetable compartment
The
humidity can be controlled by adjusting
left/right when storing vegetabes or fruits.
the
humidity control switch
to the
High humidity
Low
humidity
Convert into
a
vegetable or
The bottom drawer in the
refrigerator
can
meat
compartment
be converted into
a
vegetable
or meat
compartment
The meat 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
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frozen if the conversion switch is set to meats
sure
to check it before
storing
foods.
Operation
Deodorizer
(Applicable to some models only)
This system efficiently absorbs strong odors
by using the optical catalyst. This system
does hot have any affect
How to
use
the
on
stored food.
Since it is installed already installed onto the cool air intake duct from the from
refrigerator compartment, you need no separate installation.
deodorizing
system
the
Please
use
closed containers to store food with pungent odors.
can be absorbed by other food in the compartment.
Otherwise, this oder
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Suggestion
Location of foods
(Refer
Wine holder
to identification of
parts)
Store wine.
Snack drawer
Store small foods such
Freezer
as
bread, snacks,
Store various frozen foods such
ice cream, frozen snacks, etc..
compartment
as
etc..
meat, fish,
shelf
Store small packed frozen food.
Temperature is likely to increase as door
opens. So, do not store long-term food such
ice cream, etc..
Freezer
compartment
door rack
Store meat, fish, chicken, etc.. after
Freezer
wrapping them with thin foil.
Store dry.
compartment
drawer
Milk
Store milk products such
product
Egg
as
butter, cheese,
etc..
corner
box
Place this egg box in the proper location.
Store foods of
Refreshment
frequent
use
such
as
beverage,
etc..
center
Store side dishes
distance.
Refrigerator
compartment
or
other foods at
a
proper
shelf
Refrigerator
compartment
Store small packed food
as
milk, juice, beer,
or
beverages such
etc..
door rack
Vegetable
drawer
Store vegetables
or
fruits.
Store vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, raw
etc.. setting the conversion switch as
Vegetable
fish,
drawer
/meat drawer
conversion corner
necessary.
Be sure to check the conversion switch
setting before storing foods.
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on
food storage
Suggestion on food storage
Storing foods
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.
Allow hot food to cool
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.
other food, and lead to
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
temperatures
Do not open the door
and
cause
Never
so
frequently. Opening
temperatures
keep
the door lets
too much food in door rack because
fully
air enter the
refrigerator,
they
Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment
compartment
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
storing frozen food like ice
shelf,
not in the door rack.
Avoid
placing moist food
may
push against by inner racks
closed.
Freezer
Refrigerator
compartment
warm
to rise.
that the door cannot be
When
keeps refrigerator
even.
in top
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 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, frequent openning of the door
storing a lot of vegetables in it may cause dew to form which has no effect on its
performance. Remove the dew with dust cloth free from care.
or
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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 striking ( ) and rotating ( ) the lamp
compartment
lamp
cover.
Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb
for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at
a service center.
the lamp by pulling it out, and then
the lamp. Max. 15 W bulb for
refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a
service center.
Seperate
Dispenser lamp
remove
Freezer
remove a shelf, lift the left part of the shelf
bit, push it to the direction ( ), lift the right
part to the diretion ( ), and take it out.
To
compartment
a
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
and pull it out ( ) while slightly lifting it
figure
( ).
It is recommended not to dismantle the ice
storage bin unless it is necessary.
Be sure to use both hands when removing
the ice storage bin, so as not to drop it on the
floor.
If the ice storage bin does not fit well,
rotating device.
slightly
rotate the
After
dispenser
The 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
is used
cover.
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Care and maintenance
To remove the lamp cover, press the protrusion under the lamp cover to the front and
then pull the lamp cover out.
Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be
purchased at a service center.
Lamp in
refrigerator
compartment
Refreshment
upper rack of the refreshment
center and then pull out the refreshment
1
Separate the
center
center cover
( ).
The refreshment center
can
be removed
by pulling it upwards.
NOTE
Be
?
sure
to
remove
parts from the refrigerator door when removing the vegetable
compartment, snack drawer and refreshment center
cover.
2
Vegetable
compartment
To
remove
cover,
cover
a
pull
the
vegetable compartment
vegetable compartment
out the
bit to the front , lift the front part of the
cover as shown by
vegetable compartment
, and take it
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out.
1
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 life.
When you plan not to operate, remove all food, disconnect the power cord, clean the
interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN to prevent odor formation.
Vacation time
in
Most power failures that
Power failure
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.
If you
or securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator.
damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into the base.
Remove
move
To avoid
The outside wall of the
Anti
condensation
refrigerator
cabinet may sometimes get warm,
especially just
after installation.
pipe
Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation
refrigerator to prevent "sweating"
on
pipe, which
pumps hot
the outer cabinet wall.
Cleaning
It is
important that
your
refrigerator
be
kept clean
to
food should be wiped up immediately, since it may
allowed to settle.
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.
Interior
Regular cleaning is recommended. Wash all compartments
detergent and warm water. Rinse and dry.
a
baking soda solution
Please
plug is
or a
mild
After
cleaning
power
Warning
verify that the power cord is not damaged,
plug is well inserted into the power consent.
Always
remove
electrical parts
power cord from the wall outlet
power
prior
to
not
cleaning
overheated,
in the
or
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.
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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
Possible
appliance.
Solution
cause
Runing of
refrigerator
Refrigerator
compressor
does not run.
Refrigerator
control is off.
Set refrigerator control. See setting the
controls.
Refrigerator
is in defrost
This is normal for
cycle.
at wall outlet is disconnected.
Plug
Power outage. Check house
Refrigerator
Refrigerator
runs
one
too much
or
too
long
a fully automatic
defrosting refrigerator. The defrost
cycle occurs periodically.
is
lights.
larger than the previous
you owned.
Room
or
Refrigerator has recently been
disconnected for a period of time.
Large
Doors
amounts of warm or hot food
are
opened
too
recently.
frequently
or too
long.
Refrigerator or freezer door
slightly open.
plug is tightly pushed into
Call local electric company.
This is normal. Larger, more efficient
units run longer in these conditions.
It is normal for the refrigerator to work
longer under these conditions.
outside weather is hot.
may have been stored
Make sure
outlet.
may be
It takes
some
to cool down
hours for the
refrigerator
completely.
Warm food will cause the refrigerator to
run longer until the desired temperature
is reached.
Warm air entering the refrigerator
causes it to run longer. Open the door
less often.
Make
sure the refrigerator is level.
Keep food and containers from
blocking 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 refrigerator to run
longer in order to maintain desired
temperatures.
Thermostat is
at a constant
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keeping the refrigerator
temperature.
This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and
off to keep the temperature constant.
Care and maintenance
Occurrence
Possible
Refrigerator
Thermostat is
at a constant
compressor
does not run.
Temperatures
Solution
cause
keeping the refrigerator
temperature.
This is normal. The refrigerator goes on
and off to keep the temperature constant.
are
too cold
Temperature in
the
freezer is too cold
but the refrigerator
temperature is
Set the freezer control to a warmer
setting until the freezer temperature is
Freezer control is set too cold
satisfactory.
satisfactory.
in the
is too
cold and the freezer
Temperature
refrigerator
Refrigerator
Set the
control is set too cold.
warmer
refrigerator
setting
control to
a
temperature
is
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 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.
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some
hours to
cool down
refrigerator
control to
a
colder
Care and maintenance
Possible
Occurrence
Solution
cause
Sound and noise
Louder sound
levels when
refrigerator is on.
Today's refrigerators have increased
storage capacity and maintain more
Louder sound
levels when
Refrigerator operates at higher pressures
during the start of the ON cycle.
even
It is normal for sound levels to be
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 opening/closing of
doors.
Door is
opened
too often or too
long.
Open
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
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completely.
Care and maintenance
Occurrence
Odors in
Possible
Solution
cause
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
on
Track that drawer slides
or
cabinets.
top of the
on
is
dirty.
Move
refrigerator..
Keep less food
in drawer.
Clean drawer and track.
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
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or
freezer door is not closed.
Be
sure
both doors
are
closed.
Care and maintenance
Occurrence
Possible
Solution
cause
Ice has melted and frozen around auger
due to infrequent use, temperature
fluctuations and/or power outrages.
Dispenser will
not dispense
ice.
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 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.
Use the
dispenser often
together.
so
are
jamming
that cubes do
not freeze
Dispenser will
not dispense
water.
Ice cubes that have been purchased or
made in some other way have been
used in the dispenser.
Only the ice cubes made by the ice maker
should be used with the dispenser.
Household water line valve is not open.
See problem "Ice maker is not making
any ice."
Open
Refrigerator
Water has an
odd taste
and/or odor.
or
freezer door is not closed.
Water has been in the tank for too
long.
Be
household water line valve.
sure
both doors
are
closed.
glasses of water
supply. Draw and discard
glasses to completely rinse
Draw and discard 7
to freshen the
an
additional 7
out tank.
Unit not
properly connected
to cold
water line.
Sound of ice
This sound is normally made when
bin. Volume may vary according to
dropping
Sound of water
Connect unit to cold water line which
water to kitchen faucet.
supplies
automatically made ice is dropped into ice storage
refrigerator's location.
This sound is normally made when ice maker is
the automatically made ice.
supply
Other
Please
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supplied with
thoroughly read 'Automatic ice maker and dispenser'
water after
dropping
in this manual.
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