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REFRIGERATOR
OWNER'S MANUAL
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY
BEFORE OPERATING
AND KEEP IT HANDY
FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
P/No. 3828JD8006S
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INSTALLATION ...........................................3
CONTENTS
FEATURE CHART
OPERATION
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4
5~6
Starting
Temperature
Ice
Control
Making
Defrosting
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING
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GENERAL INFORMATION
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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7
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THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT
CARE, AND UTILIZES THE
LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY.
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH IT'S PERFORMANCE
AND RELIABILITY.
BEFORE YOU START YOUR
REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND
MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
1. Select
a
good location.
refrigerator where
Place your
2. Avoid
placing the unit
sunlight or moisture.
near
it is easy to
5. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and
all dust accumulated during shipping.
use.
heat sources, direct
6. Install accessories such
tray, shelf, etc.,
7. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances on
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 250mm(10 inch) or
the
greater clearance above the refrigerator and
50mm(2 inches) or more from the wall.
The refrigerator should be elevated
25mm(1 inch) from the floor, especially if it is
carpeted.
vibrations, the unit
ice
off
in their proper places.They are packed together
to prevent possible damage during shipment.
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
4. To avoid
as
wipe
same
outlet.
8. Prior to use, leave your
hours.
refrigerator
Check the flow of cold air
Your
must be level.
If required, adjust the leveling screw to
compensate for unevenness 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 to lower it.
3
on
the
cooling.
refrigerator is now ready
ensure
on
for 2
evaporator
proper
for
use.
or
to
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FEATURE CHART
Evaporator
Ice
Drip Tray or Chiller
Tray(Optional)
: Drip Tray ; Collects Water that
drips off the evaporator when
defrosting.
: Chiller Tray ; 0°C Zone.
It can be used as a drip tray
when defrosting.
Tray
Thermostat Dial
For
controlling the temperature
refrigerator.
in the
Shelves
Magnetic
Door Seal
Door Rack
P.V.C Bar
For fruits and
Leveling
vegetables.
4
Screw
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OPERATION
STARTING
When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
prior to filling it with fresh food.
If
operation
is
interrupted,
allow
a
5 minute
delay
before
operating temperature
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Your
5
6
the
7
Initially,
8
4
the control to
0
ICE MAKING
To make ice
it
on
To
the
cubes, fill
evaporator.
remove
ice
the ice
tray
with water and
cubes, hold the tray
place
at its ends and twist
gently.
TIP
To
remove
before
ice cubes
let you
regulate
mid-position.
temperatures, adjust the control to a
higher number, and for warmer temperatures, adjust
10
1
set the control at
For colder
9
3
2
refrigerator has a control that
temperature in the refrigerator.
easily,
run
water
on
the
tray
twisting.
5
a
lower number.
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OPERATION
DEFROSTING
It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to ensure efficient operation.
The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed a quarter of an 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
desired
the
food from the
evaporator
drip tray, empty water, dry
and
and
put
place
the
drip tray
it back to its normal
in its
position.
position.
any sharp
evaporator.
use
from the
remove
or
metallic instruments to
ice, frost
remove
or
ice
tray
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,
hot food in the
such
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
air enter the
moisture from
refrigerator, causing
temperatures
Do not store bottles
Always
the
evaporator
-
they
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
temperature
in the chiller
tray
is -6°C~0°Cand food
stored here. Food stored here should be
could
The
drip
on
them. Also
appliance
Young
may break when frozen.
clean food
food should be
The
on
please
as
do not store bottles
is not intended for
children should be
covered,
use
supervised
by
to
in
on
that
and
appropriate
case
or
they
6
wiped,
packed
for this temperature range may be
of power failure or when defrosting, water
this tray as they could freeze and crack.
young children
ensure
be washed and
infirm persons without
do not
play with
the
supervision.
appliance.
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CLEANING
It is important that your refrigerator be kept clean to
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
INTERIOR
Regular cleaning of the interior and
parts is recommended. Disconnect the
power supply, and remove food and shelves, trays
etc. Wash all compartment and shelves, trays etc.
with a baking soda solution. Rinse and dry.
scouring pads, brushes, coarse
strong alkaline solutions on
or
any surface.
WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
damp
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
-
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 interior
thoroughly,
prevent
to be away for
an
extended
Remove
To avoid
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
the way into the base.
and leave the door OPEN to
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
openings
while the power is off.
failures of
on
top
of
longer duration, place
your frozen packages.
During
a
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw, turn them
or
power
block of dry ice
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all
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT
If
In the event of
possible,
connect the
to its
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
electric short
circuit,
refrigerator
individual electrical outlet to prevent it and other
appliances or household lights from causing an
overload that could cause a power outage.
grounding(earthing) reduces the risk of electric
shock by providing an escape wire for the electric
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
appliance
own
current.
In order to
If the
supply
cord is
damaged,
Improper
it must be
replaced
agent or similarly
by the manufacturer or its service
qualified person in order to avoid a
an
prevent possible electric shock,
grounded.
this
must be
use
of the
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or
if the grounding instructions are not
electric shock. Consult
service person
hazard.
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
on
whether the
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
dangerous
gasket,
latche, lid
or
must be
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
attraction to children. Remove either
appliance,or
appliance
the entire door from your unused
take some other action to make it
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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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.
tripped?
or
loosened
uneven
place
or
Unnecessary objects placed
refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
strong
in the back side of the
odors should be
tightly
covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
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cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
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