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 Refreshment center (Applicable Shelf some (Applicable Wine holder to (Applicable Egg box (Applicable Humidity control Convert into a Deodorizer to vegetable or models to some some in the Miracle Zone Suggestion food on models models storage to Care and maintenance (Applicable Storing foods How to dismantle parts General information Cleaning Trouble shooting only) only) compartment (Applicable some at Miracle Zone Location of foods only) only) models Miracle Zone Temperature Transition Corner Temperature Change models some vegetable compartment meat (Applicable to to some models only) only) (Applicable to some models only) (Applicable to some to models some only) 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 your refrigerator by pull it straight out from the outlet. pulling the power cord. on Always grip plug firmly and 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 over the power not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer compartment, particularly when your hands are damp or wet. Skin could adhere to cold surfaces. these extremely 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 Young children should be supervised by young children to ensure that or infirm persons without they do not play with the appliance. 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. 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 Don't use an extension cord outage. Accessibility of Supply Plug Supply Cord Replacement Warning refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned that the supply plug is accessible for quick disconnection when accident happens. The If the 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. Do not modify or extend the Power Cord length. agent It will 3 cause electric shock or fire. Freezer Compartment Refrigerator Compartment Milk Automatic Icemaker Shelf Lamp product corner Lamp Door Rack Shelf Can Server (Optional) Wine holder (Plastic Shelf or wire) Refreshment center (Optional) (Folding Egg Box Shelf or Normal) Drawer Vegetable Drawer Door Rack Drawer Humidity Switch Miracle Zone (Optional) Fresh compartment (Optional) Door Rack Lower Cover Door Rack Conversion switch (Meats/Vegetables) (Optional) Installation Where to Install 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 must be leveled. appliance below 5°C. It may cause affect the performance. appliance contains fluid (refrigerant, lubricant)and is made of parts and materials are reusable and/or recyclable. All the important materials should be sent to the collection center of waste material and can be reused after rework (recycling). For take back, please contact with the This Disposal of the old appliance which local agency. 5 Installation Door removal Electric Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical supply to Warning Failure to do If your so access refrigerator before installing. death or serious injury. could result in door is too narrow for the refrigerator to pass through, remove the refrigerator door and pass the refrigerator laterally. Remove the lower cover by lifting upward, and remove clip, and then pull up the feed water tube while pressing area shown in the figure to the right. Remove lower cover and then feed water tube Lower 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 screws. the the hinge by loosening Separate all connection wires except cover for the earth line after. compartment Upper hinge door Earth line Upper hinge Keeper 2) Remove the keeper by rotating it counter clockwise ( ) and then lifting the upper 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 Keeper Upper hinge hinge by lifting itup( ). 3) Remove the refrigerator compartment door by lifting it up. 6 Lower hinge 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 2 kgf/cm ) (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/cm 2 ) 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 8 m and be careful for the tube not be bent. If the tube is 8 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 If the freezer Level the door compartment door is higher than the refrigerator compartment door After adjusting leveling the door height The the by inserting flat ( type) driver into the screw - groove of the right height and rotate it clockwise ( ). 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 Adjusting the temperatures restarting. and functions NOTE ? ? Your model may not include every option. The control display is operated by touch. Excessive moisture cause a 9 malfunction. Please keep display clean and dty. on the display may Operation Display Power Saving Mode places the display into is opened. This function power saving mode until the Press the FREEZER and EXPRESS FRZ. buttons next time the door simultaneously and hold them for 5 All LEDs will then turn ON, then OFF. When the mode is activated, the display will remain off until the next time the seconds until the Ding sounds. power saving door is opened. Then, it will come on whenever a door is pressed and remain on for 20 seconds after the last door opened or a button is opening or button selection. To deactivate the power saving mode, press the FREEZER and EXPRESS FRZ. buttons simultaneously and hold them for 5 seconds until the Ding sounds. You can adjust temperature of and freezer room and refrigerator room. How to adjust the temperature in the freezer compartment How to adjust the temperature in the refrigerator compartment Whenever pressing button, setting is repeated (Middle) (Middle Strong) (Middle Weak) in the order of (Weak) (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. 10 as Operation How to Select among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and press the push switch with glass or other container. use dispenser Crushed Ice Light the crushed ice lamp by pressing the selection button. ? C rushed ice will be Reference : Cubed Ice Light the water lamp by pressing the selection Light the cubed ice lamp by pressing the button. ? dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. ? Water selection button. Water will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. ? Cubed ice will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. Hold your cup in place for a couple of seconds after dispensing ice the last few drops go in to your cup instead of the floor. or water so Water Amount Indicator Light Automatic icemaker Feeler Arm Water Amount Selection Button The automatic icemaker Power Switch automatically make 6 cubes at a time, 70~120pieces per day. quantity may vary by circumstance, including ambient temperature, door opening, freezer load. etc. can This Icemaking stops when the ice storage bin is full. If you don't want to use the automatic icemaker, turn the icemaker switch to OFF. If you want to use automatic icemaker again, change the switch to ON. The water amount will vary depending on the water amount selection button. Setting, as well as the water pressure of the connected water line. NOTE ? 11 It is normal that a noise is produced a when ice drops into the ice storage bin. Operation 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. Express Please select this function for prompt freezer. freezer OFF ON OFF is repeated whenever button. pressing graphic remains at the On flickering 4 times when selecting Special Refrigeration On. The arrow mark status after Prompt freezer function automatically turns off after a fixed time This button stops Lock Locking the operation of different button. Release is or is passes. pressed repeated whenever more than 3 seconds. If you use the ALARM/LOCK button, of the other buttons will work until you unlock them. none Door alarm Door open A warning warning tone will sound 3 times at intervals if the for than more thirty-second refrigerator or freezer door is left open sixty seconds. Please contact with the local service center if continue to sound There is Filter condition a even warning after closing the door. replacement indicator light for the cartridge on the dispenser. water filter (filter replacement cycle) display The water filter should be replaced every six months. function The filter when to light comes on replace filter. to let you know After replacing the filter, press and hold the filter button more than 3 seconds to reset the indicator. This button turn the Dispenser light in the The 12 ON dispenser light dispenser on an off. dispenser light function is turned OFF by pressing Light/Filter button. or On Off Operation Other functions Ambient Temperature Display Window. Temperature is displayed only between -9°C 49°C. Temperature less than -9°C is indicated with LO and ~ temperature than 49°C is indicated with HI. more 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 then sent to the dispenser. Ice is made in the automatic ice maker and sent to the or cubed form ice. How ice/cold water is supplied refrigerator compartment, and dispenser divided into crushed NOTE ? It is normal that the water is not very cold at first. If you want colder water, add ice into the glass. Throw away the ice (about 20 refrigerator installation. Cautions pieces) and water (about 7 glasses) first made after 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. away from the Keep children dispenser. Children may push switch incorrectly bad or damage lamps. Be careful that food is not block the ice passage. If foods are placed at the entrance of ice passage, ice may dispensed. The ice passage may also be covered with ice powder if splinter ice is used only. This time, remove the ice powder accumulated. Never store beverage cans or other foods in ice storage bin for the purpose of rapid cooling. not be Such actions may damage the automatic ice maker. Never use thin Such glasses or crystal glass Never touch Touch may Never a glass before filling water splashed if ice is added a hand or other tools part breakage cause a remove the ice maker Sometimes level the surface Ice is crockery to collect ice. containers may be broken. Put ice first into Water may be or or to on or other existing liquid beverages. in a glass. 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 ice piled up just maker, that the ice 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 Keep the glass at a 13 A glass deep glass. in ice passage and, thus, the refrigerator may be failed. proper distance from ice outlet. too close to the outlet may hinder ice from coming out. use. 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 use the refreshment center door as chopping board and take with sharp tools. care not to Never rest your severely arms or a damage it press on it. The refreshment center can not function normally without the cover. Never take out the inner refreshment 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 14 Operation Shelf Folding Shelf You (Applicable to can store taller items such some as a gallon models container or only) bottles by simply pushing front half of shelf underneath back half of shelf. Pull toward you to return to Wine holder adjustment (Type 1) Wine holder (Applicable to some Bottles laterally with can this wine This In can case be stored models a only) corner. be attached to any shelf. of inserting the wine holder Pull the wine holder downward : as in after inserting it into the side anchoring part of the shelf as in by catching it in . upward as In of separating the wine holder : as in after case Pull the wine holder inward holding it upward (Type 2) Bottles can as in be stored by catching it. laterally with this wine rack. Egg You box (Applicable to some can move models only) the egg box to wherever you want. [Type-1] [Type-2] NOTE 15 ? Never ? Never store the egg box in the freezer compartment use the egg box as an ice storage bin. It can be broken. or in full shelf. fresh compartment. Operation Humidity control in the vegetable compartment The humidity can be controlled by adjusting the humidity control switch left/right when storing vegetables or fruits. to the High humidity HUMIDITY CONTROL LOW HIGH Low humidity HUMIDITY CONTROL HIGH LOW Convert into vegetable or meat compartment (Applicable to some models only) a The bottom drawer in the refrigerator can 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 Deodorizer frozen if the conversion switch is set to meats sure to check it before (Applicable to storing some foods. models only) This system efficiently absorbs strong odors by using the optical catalyst. This system does hot have any affect on stored food. How to use the 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 16 use closed containers to store food with pungent odors. can be absorbed by other food in the compartment. Otherwise, this oder Operation Miracle Zone models only) (Applicable to some By pressing the button, fruits or store vegetables, other types of food such be defrosted, raw fish, as meat to etc. at Miracle Zone Temperature Change models (Applicable to some Method to Use You can select only) optimum temperature range depending types of foods stored. - Transition Corner Temperature on 3-step of temperature selection including -3°C, -1°C and 4°C is available. Vegetables/fruits and cold storage foods requiring humidity maintenance and meats/fishes be more freshly stored can depending When using the Miracle Zone may be frozen as on type of foods stored. storage room of meats, storing vegetables When using the Miracle Zone as storage room of meats, keeping meats may be spoiled and thus meats or fishes must be kept at the F-room. If opening a door of the R-room, lamp turns off if closing it. on in the selected status and or or fishes lamp (Cold storage while maintaining humidity) (Meat) is (Vegetable/Fruit) sequentially repeated whenever pressing the "Selection" button. Miracle Zone When removing Miracle Zone First, remove the (Applicable to some vegetable bin. After lifting the Miracle Zone inside and pull it outward case slightly , reach . When installing Miracle Zone Fit the Miracle Zone in gently slide it When forced, the 17 case on to the ledge and . connecting parts can be damaged. models fruits only) turns 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. 18 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 melons. easily at low temperatures, such as an bananas, and 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 that the door cannot be fully air enter the refrigerator, they may push against by inner racks closed. Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This compartment warm to rise. Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment Freezer keeps refrigerator even. they - may break when frozen. causes loss of taste and nutrient. storing frozen food like ice cream for a long period, place it on the freezer shelf, not in the door rack. Do not touch the cold foods or containers- especially made of metallic -, with wet When hands and - That's why you in the freezer compartment. may have chilblains and they may be broken when their inner matters frozen, causing personal injury. are Refrigerator compartment place glass products Avoid placing moist food in top refrigerator shelves, 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 19 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 pressing and rotating the lamp cover. compartment lamp Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Use (max.) which can be purchased a 40-watt bulb at a service center. Freezer To remove a shelf, push the shelf to the left , lift the left part of the shelf a bit , lift the right compartment partup ,andtakeitout. shelf Door rack and Lift the door rack holding both sides pull it support Ice storage bin and out . Hold the ice storage bin as shown in the right figure and pull it out while slightly lifting it . Do not dismantle the ice storage bin unless it is necessary. Use both hands to remove dropping it. After The water collector has no self-draining function. It should be cleaned regularly. Remove the cover by pulling the front side of water collector cover and dry it with a cloth. dispenser is used 20 2 the ice bin to avoid 1 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 Separate the bin ( ) to upward. Separate the upper rack of the refreshment center and then pull out the refreshment center center cover ( ). The refreshment center by pulling it can be removed upwards. NOTE Be sure to remove parts from the refrigerator door when removing the vegetable compartment, snack drawer and refreshment center cover. ? To Vegetable compartment 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 21 out. Care and maintenance 0 0 Suggestion food on storage General information During average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator in 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 Power failure Most power failures that 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. If you move Remove To avoid or securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator. damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into the base. The outside wall of the Anti condensation refrigerator cabinet may sometimes get warm, especially just after installation. Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation pipe refrigerator to prevent "sweating" on pipe, which pumps hot 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 refrigerator. Wipe with a Interior clean or detergent prevent undesirable odors. Spilled acidify and stain plastic surfaces if to clean the durable finish of your damp cloth and then dry. 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 cleaning not in the overheated, 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. 22 Care and maintenance Trouble shooting Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. common occurrences that are not the result of defective This list includes workmanship Occurrence or materials in this 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 23 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 colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. warm. a 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. 24 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 25 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 26 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 supplies water to kitchen faucet. 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 27 supplied with thoroughly read 'Automatic ice maker and dispenser' water after dropping in this manual.