3828JD8343M(OM)¿ + ¶˙￥` 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`1 REFRIGERATOR OWNER'S MANUAL PLEASE READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES. INSTALLATION ...................................................... FEATURE CHART OPERATION ................................................. ...................................................... Starting Temperature Ice Making Defrosting 3 4~5 Control SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE CLEANING 2 ................ ............................................................ GENERAL INFORMATION IMPORTANT WARNINGS .................................... ..................................... BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE ...................... 5 6 6 7 8 P/No. 3828JD8343M ‡»` 3828JD8343M(OM)¿ 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`2 THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE, AND UTILIZES THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY. WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH IT'S PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY. BEFORE YOU START YOUR REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY. IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS. INSTALLATION 1. Select a good location. refrigerator where 5. Clean your Place your 2. Avoid placing the unit sunlight or moisture. it is easy to heat sources, direct near 6. Install accessories such The the to If refrigerator and 2 inches or vibrations, the unit compensate for the tray, shelf, etc., unevenness screw Your to of the floor. The front should be slightly higher than the rear to aid in door closing. Leveling screw can be turned easily by tipping the cabinet slightly. Turn the leveling screw clockwise to raise the unit, counterclockwise (or plug) to the appliances on refrigerator Check the flow of cold air to lower it. 2 on the cooling. refrigerator is now ready ensure must be level. leveling cord on for 2 or hours. should be elevated 1 inch from required, adjust supply 8. Prior to use, leave your floor, especially if it is carpeted. 4. To avoid ice outlet. Don't double up with other the same outlet. from the wall. refrigerator as places.They are packed together prevent possible damage during shipment. 7. Connect the power If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch or greater more off in their proper 3. There must be proper air circulation around your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently. clearance above the refrigerator thoroughly and wipe during shipping. all dust accumulated use. evaporator proper for use. to 3 3828JD8343M(OM)¿ 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`3 ‡»` FEATURE CHART Ice Tray Evaporator Thermostat Dial For controlling the temperature in the refrigerator. Tray Vegetable Magnetic Drip Tray Catches the water that off the and drips Door Rack evaporator when defrosting, can Door Seal & Shelf and have full width Leveling slide out. 3 Screw 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`4 ‡»` 3828JD8343M(OM)¿ OPERATION STARTING When your prior If to refrigerator is filling it with fresh operation is interrupted, first installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal operating temperature food. allow a 5 minute delay before restarting. TEMPERATURE CONTROL 7 8 Your refrigerator has a control that let you the temperature in the refrigerator. 9 TEMP. Initially, 10 6 temperatures, adjust the control to a higher number, and for warmer temperatures, adjust the control to CONTROL 4 3 2 1 ICE MAKING To make ice it on To the cubes, fill the ice tray with evaporator. remove ice cubes, hold the tray water and place at its ends and twist gently. TIP To remove before ice cubes easily, run mid-position. For colder 0 5 set the control at regulate water on the tray twisting. 4 a lower number. ‡»` 3828JD8343M(OM)¿ 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`5 OPERATION DEFROSTING It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed efficient ensure a quarter of an operation. inch(6mm) before defrosting. To defrost, turn the control to '0'. Before you start the proper position. When defrosting is defrosting operation, completed, Turn the control dial to a CAUTION: Never remove the remove desired position. use sharp from the any or food from the evaporator and place the drip tray in its drip tray, empty water, dry metallic instruments to and put it back remove ice, frost to its normal or ice position. tray evaporator. SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE STORING FOOD Store fresh food in the refrigerator. How food is frozen and thawed is an important factor in maintaining its freshness and flavor. Do not store food which goes bad Allow hot food to cool to higher prior to easily at low storing. Placing temperatures, such hot food in the as bananas, pineapples, and melons. refrigerator could spoil other food, and lead electric bills! When storing, wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container. evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients. Do not open the door to rise. frequently. Opening the door lets warm This prevents moisture from air enter the refrigerator, causing temperatures Do not store bottles Always on the evaporator - they may break when frozen. clean food food should be prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. 5 be washed and wiped, and packed 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`6 ‡»` 3828JD8343M(OM)¿ CLEANING It is important that your refrigerator be kept clean to INTERIOR prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be wiped up immediately, since it may acidify stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle. Never use metallic abrasive cleaners or with coarse strong alkaline solutions a baking soda solution. Rinse and dry. WARNING Before you clean, however, remember that damp objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet Always remove power cord from the wall outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of electrical parts. Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge or cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting into any electrical part and causing a electric shock. Do not use flammable or toxic cleaning liquids. or hands. EXTERIOR of the interior and on any surface. damp Regular cleaning parts is recommended. Disconnect the power supply, and remove food and shelves, trays etc. Wash all compartment and shelves, trays etc. and scouring pads, brushes, - interior - Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap detergent to clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and then dry. or GENERAL INFORMATION VACATION TIME IF YOU MOVE During average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation. inside the When you remove all plan the way into the base. the interior thoroughly, to be away for an extended Remove To avoid period, food, disconnect the power cord, clean and leave the door OPEN to prevent odor formation. POWER FAILURE Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures. However, you should minimize the number of door while the power is off. openings failures of on top of longer duration, place your frozen packages. During a power block of dry ice 6 securely fasten down all loose items refrigerator. damaging the leveling screw, turn them or all 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`7 ‡»` 3828JD8343M(OM)¿ IMPORTANT WARNINGS DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD If connect the possible, household or lights refrigerator to its own causing an overload from individual electrical outlet to that could cause a power prevent it and other appliances outage. POWER CORD REPLACEMENT If the supply cord is manufacturer ABOUT or it must be replaced by a special cord or assembly available from the agent. GROUNDING(EARTHING) In the event of an damaged, its service an electric short circuit, grounding(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing escape wire for the electric current. In order to Improper prevent possible electric shock, this appliance of the grounding plug person if the grounding instructions appliance is properly grounded. use can are result in not an empty refrigerator can be a attraction to children. Remove latche, lid or appliance,or grounded. completely understood, This VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION An must be electric shock. Consult dangerous either gasket, or a qualified electrician if you have doubts appliance must be on or service whether the grounded(earthed). DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW! the entire door from your unused take some other action to make it NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS harmless. 7 3828JD8343M(OM)¿ 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`8 ‡»` BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED! IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING CAUSES FIRST PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE : PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES REFRIGERATOR DOES Has NOT OPERATE Has the power cord plug been removed from the electrical wall outlet? TEMPERATURE Temperature control not set on proper position. Appliance is placed close to wall or heat source. Warm weather-frequent door openings. Door left open for a long time. Large amount of foods are kept in the refrigerator. TOO WARM ABNORMAL NOISE(S) a house fuse blown or circuit breaker Refrigerator is installed in a weak or leveling screw needs adjusting. or tripped? loosened uneven place or Unnecessary objects placed refrigerator. REFRIGERATOR Foods with HAS ODOR or in the back side of the strong odors should be tightly covered wrapped. Interior needs DEW FORMS ON THE Not unusual CABINET SURFACE Door may cleaning. during periods of high humidity. have been left ajar. 3828JD8343M(OM)¿ ‡»` 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`9 Warranty Certificate For offer During the 24-month a 24-month warranty for this apparatus warranty period, we will repair your apparatus at no cost to you or make available spare parts to your dealer free, if this apparatus fails due to manufacturing or material defects. Further claims are excluded. We are not liable for damages due to acts of providence or damages occurring during transport. The buyer rear also apply! Type of apparatus Name of buyer Purchase date : assumes shipping and packaging costs. Your Serial number warranty conditions : : : Dealer's stamp and signature on the 3828JD8343M(OM)¿ 02.2.26 2:43 PM ˘`1 0 ‡»` Warranty 1. The conditions for the purchase date Begin of warranty buyer submits purchase warranty period begins on 4. We decide whether to make repairs, exchange or replace parts. Exchanged or replaced parts are our property. The original warranty period is not prolonged if a refrigerator is repaired or certain parts are replaced. and is valid for 24 months. period is proven if, the receipt together with the warranty card, filled in and signed by the seller. The serial number of the product must agree with the number entered onto the warranty card. refrigerator 5. The warranty is nullified if any person intervenes apparatus that are not authorised by LG Electronics, if the apparatus is used for in the 2. During the defects at these are we will correct any cost to you, if it can be proven that attributed to manufacturing or material warranty period, defects. 3. Damages compliance 6. due to incorrect with instructions for handling, use non- costs. Always keep the original packaging, so that if the apparatus requires servicing, it can be transported without damaging it. and normal not covered by this warranty. Also, the warranty does not cover wear parts or easily broken parts (for example, viewing glass, light bulbs). The buyer is responsible for any damages during transport as well as shipping and packaging wear are commercial purposes. no 7. If a repair is covered contact your dealer centre. 8. Further claims by this or an warranty, always authorised service are excluded. If parts of these provisions are invalid, they apply in the sense of the wording. The validity of the other provisions is not effected.