REFRIGERATORFREEZER OWNER'S MANUAL PLEASE READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES. 242, 282-3828JD8088A INSTALLATION CONTENTS ................................................. FEATURE CHART OPERATION ............................................ ...................................................... 3 4 6 Starting Temperature Ice Control Making Tray meat Defrosting F.I.R Lamp(Option) SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE ............ 8 REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE ..................................... 9 Precaution How to Replace CLEANING the Door Opening Type ...................................................... GENERAL INFORMATION LAMP REPLACEMENT ............................. .................................. IMPORTANT WARNINGS ............................... BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE 2 ............... 11 11 12 12 13 THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE, AND UTILIZES THE LAT- EST IN TECHNOLOGY. WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH IT'S PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY. BEFORE USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY. IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS. INSTALLATION SELECT A GOOD LOCATION 1. Place your refrigerator 2. Avoid the placing direct sunlight or where it is easy to refrigerator near NEXT 1. use. moisture. vibrations, the refrigerator compensate for the 3. Connect the power unevenness the ice cube box, supply cord (or plug) to the appliances outlet. Don't double up with other on the same outlet. 4. Prior to use, let the refrigerator run for 2-3 hours. Check the flow of cold air in the freezer must be leveling screw(s) as evaporating tray, etc., in their proper places. They are packed together to prevent possible damage during shipping. partment level. adjust during shipping refrigerator thoroughly. cover properly around your refrigerator to ensure efficient operation. If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area in the wall, allow at least 10 inch (25 cm) or greater clearance above the refrigerator and 2 inches (5 cm) or more from the wall. The refrigerator should be elevated 1 inch (2.5 cm) from the floor, especially if it is carpeted. If necessary, off all dust accumulated 2. Install accessories such 3. Air must circulate 4. To avoid Wipe and clean your heat sources, to ensure place. refrigerator Your to of the floor. To close the doors easily, the front should be slightly higher than the rear. Leveling screw(s) can be turned easily by tipping the cabinet slightly. Turn the leveling screw(s) clockwise to raise the refrigerator, counterclockwise to lower it. 3 is proper now cooling ready for com- has taken use. FEATURE CHART ▶ GR-242 FREEZER COMPARTMENT Freezer Temperature Control Dial Freezer Shelf Ice Tray Freezer Door Rack Ice Cube Box REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT Egg Storage Rack Refrigerator Door Refrigerator Temperature Control Dial Lamp Rack Shelves Vegetable Drawer Used to keep fruits and vegetables, etc. fresh and crisp. Leveling 4 Screws FEATURES CHART ▶ GR-282 FREEZER COMPARTMENT Freezer Temperature Control Dial Freezer Shelf Ice Tray Freezer Door Rack Ice Cube Box REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT Egg Storage Rack Refrigerator Door Refrigerator Temperature Control Dial Lamp Tray Meat (Optional) Rack Shelves (Option: 2 or 3) Tray meat and 2 shelves or No tray meat and 3 shelves. Leveling Vegetable Drawer Used to keep fruits and vegetables, etc. fresh and crisp. 5 Screws OPERATIONS STARTING When your refrigerator is prior to filling it with fresh If is operation first or interrupted, installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal operating temperatures frozen foods. wait 5 minutes before restarting. TEMPERATURE CONTROL FREEZER Your refrigerator has two dials that let you regulate the temperature in the freezer and refrigerator REFRIGERATOR compartments. Initially, COLD COLDEST dials are set at mid-point. For colder temperatures, adjust each dial to "COLDEST", and for warmer temperatures, adjust each dial to "COLD" COLD position. COLDEST ICE MAKING To make ice cubes, fill the ice tray with water and place it in the freezer. To remove To ice cubes, hold the tray remove TIP twisting. TRAY MEAT ice cubes at its ends and twist easily, run water on the gently. tray before (optional) When the door is opened, the warmer air don't influence in the tray meat. So you can store food more fresh in it. The shelf and inserted tray meat must be placed at its position if it is moved, the tray meat can't fill the role of it. DEFROSTING Defrosting takes place automatically. The defrosted water flows down to the refrigerator and is evaporating tray evaporated automatically. 6 which located in the lower back side of the OPERATION F.I.R LAMP(OPTION) The emitted rays from the Far Infrared Lamp(F.I.R) prevents food from getting dry, and therfore prolongs the foods freshness. It also increases the nucleic acid in the food which helps to protect the smell and taste of the food. MORE EFFECTIVE FOOD STORAGE F.I.R is ideal for fish, poultry, storing unseasoned and raw meats, raw etc. It is excellent for keeping fruit and vegetables fresh for longer as the F.I.R prevents excessive fermentation and over-ripening. It is also useful for the storage of delicate foods which unsuitable for the freezer such shoots or vegetables are boiled eggs, bamboo used in condiment. as OPERATING The F.I.R lamp is temperature. It is The F.I.R If the lamp lamp automatically controlled not necessary to has a is covered special coating by anything, by the internal operate manually. to make it effective. the efficiency will be reduced. Better results will be obtained if foods cling film, rather than being are covered with stored in containers with lids. To check the operation of the lamp, press the door switch refrigerator compartment in, and you should see light coming from the un-coated part of the lamp. for the Do not touch the CAUTION The F.I.R lamp lamp when it is in is to be used only 7 operation. in the As the surface is refrigerator. extremely hot. SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE STORING FOOD Store fresh food in the in maintaining refrigerator compartment. Do not store food which goes bad Allow hot food to cool to higher How food is frozen and thawed is an important factor its freshness and flavor. easily at low prior to storing. Placing temperatures, such hot food in the as bananas, pineapples, and melons. refrigerator could spoil other food, and lead electric bills! When storing, cover food with vinyl wrap or store evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and in a container with Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air Do not open the door tures to rise. frequently. Opening a lid. This prevents moisture from nutrients. the door lets warm keeps refrigerator temperatures air enter the even. refrigerator, causing tempera- FREEZER COMPARTMENT Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment - Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This When storing frozen food like ice cream for a they may break when frozen. causes loss of taste and nutrition. long period, place it on the freezer shelf, not in the door rack. REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT Avoid placing moist food deep inside refrigerator shelves, it could freeze upon direct contact with chilled air. Always clean food food should be When prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. storing eggs in their storage rack, position, which keeps them fresh longer. ensure that they 8 are be washed and fresh, and always wiped, and store them in a packed up-right REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE - PRECAUTION 1. Before replacing the door opening type, first of Converting Door is Optional all, you should or trays, and so take out foodstuffs and accessories like shelves which on are 2. Use the '+' or remove not fixed in the refrigerator. Driver, Bolt Driver, Torque Wrench or Spanner to fix the bolt. 3. Be careful not to fall down the refrigerator in disassembling or assembling the Hinge Lower and the Adjustable Screw Asm. Don't lay the refrigerator down in working with it, it will cause to get out of order. 4. Be careful not to the freezer 5. This or the drop the door in disassembling refrigerator door. refrigerator, according right or the left. to the install position or assembling or user's liking, can be used as the type of opening from the HOW TO REPLACE THE DOOR OPENING TYPE from the left-opening type to right (when converting 1 Separate the Cap ? and Hinge Upper ?. 2 opening type) Separating the Freezer Door ?. 3 2 1 3 Separating the Hinge-C Refrigerator ? and the 4 Door ?. Separating the Hinge Lower?. 5 4 6 9 REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE Move the Position of 5 Assembly ?. Adjustable Screw 6 Assemble the Hinge Lower ?. 7 6 Move the Cap ?, Bracket 7 Refrigerator Door. ? of the 8 Move the Hinge-C Cap ? and Assemble the ?. 10 8 4 9 9 Assembe the Door Stopper-F for Right 10 Opening Type. Move the Cap and Assemble the Freezer Door ?. 3 3 12 5 11 11 Move the Pin Position of the Hinge Assemble the 12 Cap ?. Upper. Hinge Upper ? and the 13 2 1 10 CLEANING It is that your refrigerator be kept clean to undesirable odors. Spilled food should be INTERIOR PARTS important prevent wiped up immediately, since plastic surfaces if allowed to Never use metallic abrasive cleaners it may settle. acidify and stain scouring pads, brushes, or strong door - etc. Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap or dish washable solution to clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. and then dry. coarse alkaline solutions Wash compartment shelves, racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals on Wipe with a clean, damp cloth 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 or parts(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 electric hands. EXTERIOR or power cord from the wall outlet Always prior to cleaning in the vicinity of electrical remove lukewarm solution of mild soap dish washable solution to clean the durable - Use a finish of your refrigerator. cloth and then dry. INTERIOR interior - Wipe Regular cleaning with a clean, damp shock. Do not a flammable or toxic ? of the interior and parts is recommended. Use use cleaning liquids. Caution for Cleaning Not in lukewarm use : Surface active Anticorrosive, All Acids, Wax. solution of mild soap or dish washable solution to clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and then dry. ? sorts of agent, Car wax, oil, Gasoline, Usable Detergent Vegetable dish washable solution, Soapy water ? When careless using, it can occur a color change. 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 Place freezable items in freezer for To avoid When you remove all plan the interior thoroughly, to to be away for an longer Remove life. extended securely fasten down all loose items refrigerator. damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them or all the way into the base. period, food, disconnect the power cord, clean and leave each door OPEN ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE prevent odor formation. The outside wall of the POWER FAILURE sometimes get warm, refrigerator cabinet especially just after installation. 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 Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation pipe, which refrigerant to prevent "sweating" on the openings while the power is off. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on top of your frozen packages. pumps hot outer cabinet wall. 11 may Anti-Condensation Pipe LAMP REPLACEMENT 1. Unplug the power cord from the outlet. 2. Remove refrigerator shelves. lamp by turning it 3. Remove the counterclockwise as shown in the at figure right. 4. Assemble in same reverse specification order of as disassembly. Replacement original. bulb must be the IMPORTANT WARNINGS DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD ABOUT GROUNDING If In the event of possible, connect the refrigerator to vidual electrical outlet to ances or household load that could own indi- from power causing an over- outage. In order to appliance POWER CORD REPLACEMENT Improper can be a attraction to children. Remove latches, lids appliance,or prevent possible electric shock, this must be use grounded. of the vice person if the grounding plug can result in an a qualified electrician or sergrounding instructions are not completely understood, or if you have doubts appliance is properly grounded. on whether the This VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION empty refrigerator an electric shock. Consult If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard. An (EARTHING) electric short circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current. prevent it and other appli- lights cause a its dangerous either gaskets, appliance must be grounded (earthed). DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW! the entire door from your unused take some other action to make it or Do not store inflammable harmless. or 12 materials, explosives refrigerator. chemicals in the 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? REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER 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. COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE TOO WARM ABNORMAL NOISE(S) a house fuse blown or circuit breaker or tripped? loosened Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place, leveling screw needs adjusting. Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the refrigerator. or REFRIGERATOR Foods with HAS ODOR or strong odors should be tightly covered wrapped. Interior needs cleaning. DEW FORMS ON THE Not unusual CABINET SURFACE Door may have been left 13 during periods of high humidity. ajar.