LG | GR-372SVF | LG GR-372SVF Owner’s Manual

REFRIGERATORFREEZER
OWNER'S MANUAL
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY
BEFORE OPERATING
AND KEEP IT HANDY
FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
INSTALLATION
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FEATURE CHART
OPERATION
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Starting
Temperature
Ice
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2
3
4
Control
Making
Chilled Room
Deodorizer(option)
F. I. R.
Lamp(option)
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING
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GENERAL INFORMATION
LAMP REPLACEMENT
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
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8
9
9
10
10
REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE .........11~12
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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P/No. 3828JD8216E
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
NEXT
Place your
2. Avoid
placing the unit
sunlight or moisture.
it is easy to
use.
1. Clean your
heat sources, direct
near
2. Install accessories such
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
more
The
the
and 2 inches
refrigerator
3. Connect the power
or
4. Prior to
should be elevated 1 inch from
required, adjust
compensate
for
for 2
the
leveling
screws
to
Your
of the floor.
The front should be
slightly higher than the rear
closing.
Leveling screws can be turned easily by tipping
the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screws clockwise(
) to raise
the unit, counterclockwise(
) to lower it.
If the
low
appliance
between 10˚C and 43˚C.
temperature around the appliance is
or
high, cooling ability
or
supply
storing food,
cord
to
(or plug) to the
appliances on
leave your
refrigerator
3 hours.
compartment
to aid in door
5. Install this
box, etc., in
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
must be level.
unevenness
ice cube
outlet. Don't double up with other
the same outlet.
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
vibrations, the unit
off
places.They are packed together
prevent possible damage during shipment.
from the wall.
4. To avoid
If
refrigerator
as
their proper
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least 10 inches or greater
clearance above the
refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
during shipping.
all dust accumulated
too
may lessen.
2
to
refrigerator
ensure
is
now
proper cooling.
ready for use.
on
FEATURE CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Freezer
Temperature
Freezer Door Rack
Control Dial
Ice
Trays
Freezer Shelf
(Plastic
Twisting
Ice
or
Steel)
Rack
Egg Storage
Serve(Option)
or
General
Type
Ice
Making
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Deodorizer
(Option)
Chilled
Compariment
Temperature
Dairy Corner
(Option)
Control Dial
F.I.R
Movable Rack
Lamp
Lamp (Option)
Bottle Guide
Shelves
(Plastic
or
Refrigerator
Steel)
Door
Rack
Multi Flow Duct
Distributes cold air to
each
part of refrigerator
compartment.
Leveling
Vegetable Drawer
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
NOTE
?
If you found some parts missing from your unit, they may be
parts only used in other models.
3
Screw
OPERATION
STARTING
When your
refrigerator is
prior to filling it with fresh
If
operation
is
interrupted,
first
or
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperatures
frozen foods.
allow 5 minutes
delay
before
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
REFRIGERATOR
?
5
6
4
7
3
refrigerator has two controls that let you regulate the temperature
refrigerator compartments.
in the
8
2
COLD
Your
freezer and
9
COLDEST
?
1
TEMP. CONTROL
Initially set the TEMP. CONTROL at "5" and the COLD AIR CONTROL at
(plastic shelf) or "7" (steel shelf).
Leave it operating for 24 hours(one day) to stabilize.
Then adjust the compartment temperature according to your desire.
"5"
?TEMP.CONTROL-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
FREEZER
The
1
REFRIG. MAX
5
NORMAL
9
FREEZER. MAX
higher the
number
setting,
the colder the
refrigerator compartment will
become.
COLD AIR CONTROL
73
654
?COLDAIRCONTROL-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Setting at "9", the freezer compartment becomes colder.
But the refrigerator compartment becomes warmer because less cold air flows into
the refrigerator compartment.
(PLASTIC SHELF)
?
COLD AIR CONTROL
FOR STEEL SHELF
1
REFRIG. MAX
7
NORMAL
9
FREEZER. MAX
?
95
876
In cold weather the unit
operates less and the freezer compartment has
tendency to warm
up.
For colder
turn the COLD AIR CONTROL to "7"~"9".
freezer,
If you take
a
lot of foods in the freezer
temperature is apt
to be somewhat
a
open its door frequently, its
In this case, set the COLD AIR
or
higher.
CONTROL dial between 7 and 9 to cool it. Return the COLD AIR CONTROL dial
to the
(STEEL SHELF)
?
In hot weather
or
to
original position
to cut down the
consumption
of energy.
put much foods in the refrigerator compartment, the refrigerator compartment has
tendency to warm up.
For colder refrigerator,
turn the COLD AIR CONTROL to "2"~"4"to direct
more
cold air into the
compartment, and the TEMP. CONTROL to "7"~"9".
Setting at "7"~"9"of the COLD AIR CONTROL, the refrigerator compartment will
4
not be cold
refrigerator
enough.
a
OPERATION
ICE MAKING
Kindly,
Find your
General
appliance
is
using
type
or
Twisting
ice
serve
type.
Type
To make ice
place
it
on
cubes, fill the ice tray with
remove
twist
Ice
Trays
ice
Ice Cube Box
compartment.
cubes, hold the tray
at its ends and
gently.
Twisting Ice
Serve
To make ice
Type
cubes, fill the ice tray with
insert in its
position.
To
ice
remove
turn
water and
the Ice cube box. Then insert the ice
cube box in the freezer
To
General
water and
cubes, hold the knob of the tray and
gently. Then,
ice cubes
drop
in the ice cube
box.
(In
case
of
a
To
place
a
shelf at
cube
Ice
Trays
Ice Cube Box
steel
box, and
shelf)
a higher position, remove the ice
place the shelf, and then replace the
ice cube box.
Frame
You
Twisting
compartment larger.
can remove
You should
first then
remove
pull
Ice
Ice Serve to
Trays and Ice
right side.
use
freezer
Cube Box
the frame out
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OPERATION
CHILLED COMPARIMENT
When the door is
opened,
in the fresh meat. So you
the
can
warmer
keep
air doesn't influence
food fresher in it.
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
takes
place automatically.
The defrosted water flows down to the
and is
refrigerator
evaporating tray
evaporated automatically.
which is located in the lower back side of the
DEODORIZER(OPTIONAL)
By using
a
catalyst, deodorizing performance
Unpleasant
How to
odor of food in fresh food
catalyst is located
for any handling.
Do not
guaranteed.
compartment is deodorized with
prick
the
cooling
in
cooling
air outlet for
air outlet with
When
storing food with a strong odor,
passed on to other foods.
a
circulating
remove
after
in
harm to you and the food.
sharp tip
wrap it
or
air in fresh food
because the
store it in
a
the
deodorizer, take down while pulling it forward
inserting
type
the figure at right.
driver into the inside hole
as
shown
6
compartment, there is
deodorizing catalyst
container with
Catalyst
Catalyst
To
no
use
As the
need
is
a
may be
no
damaged.
lid because odor may be
OPERATIONS
F.I.R
LAMP(OPTION)
Feature
Far Infrared
Rays
emitted from Far Infrared
form without
original
By increasing
long time.
Ray Lamp
restrains the
dryness
of the foods and
keeps
its
transforming.
the nucleic
More effective food
acid, Far Infrared Rays also keeps the
aroma
and the smell of the food for
a
storage.
It is useful to store the food without
seasoning
such
as
salt
or
sugar, and the food needed to keep as low temperature with
the raw food uncooked heating or no disinfecting.
-
(Sliced)
:
Raw
It is useful to
Fish, Meat, Poultry and
keep
the
original
so on
taste of the food
restraining excessive fermentation and overripe
Vegetable with spices, Yogurt, and so on
by
F.I.R's the
of the foods.
-
It is useful to store the unsuited foods in the Freezer among
or that go bad easily.
the cooked foods
-
Boiled
Egg,
Bamboo
Shoots, Vegetable for seasoning, and
so on
Operating
When the
refrigerator begins to operate, F.I.R Lamp
During the refrigerator's operating, the on and
off of the F. I. R Lamp is automatically controlled by the
refrigerator inner temperature.
Therefore it is not necessary to handle F.I.R Lamp.
turns
on.
F.I.R
Lamp
is coated with
results of F.I.R
If F.I.R
Lamp
Lamp's
is veiled
special
materials for the vest
effect decreases.
or
covered, the F.I.R Lamp's effect
decreases.
If you store the foods wrapped in the
effective F.I.R results.
vinyl
or
wrapper, not in the vessel with
If you want to check the F.I.R Lamp operation, don't touch F.I.R
with the high temperature of its surface.
PRECAUCION
During
F.I.R
with the
Lamp operation, don't touch
high temperature of its surface.
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F.I.R
Lamp
Lamp
lid, the foods will get
more
because you may burn your
because you may burn your
fingers
fingers
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
How food is frozen and defrosted is
prior
to
at low
easily
temperatures, such
hot food in the
storing. Placing
as
important
factor
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
high
When
storing, wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container. This prevents
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutritional valve.
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
Do not open the door
temperatures to rise.
To
an
freshness and flavor.
adjust
the
frequently. Opening
the door lets
temperature control easily, do
warm
not store food
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
near
moisture from
the
even.
refrigerator, causing
temperature control dial.
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment they may break when frozen.
-
Do not refreeze food that has been defrosted. This
When
storing
frozen food like ice
cream
for
a
causes
loss of taste and nutritional valve.
long period, place
it
on
the freezer
shelf,
not in the door
rack.
REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
Avoid
placing
moist food
on
deep
interior
refrigerator shelves,
it could freeze upon direct contact with
chilled air. To avoid this it is better to store food in the covered container.
Always
clean food
food should be
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
When
storing eggs in their storage rack,
position, which keeps them fresh longer.
NOTE
ensure
that
they
are
be washed and
fresh, and always
wiped,
and
store them in
a
packed
up-right
If you keep the refrigerator in a hot, and humid place, frequently open its door or put a lot of
vegetables in it, dew may form in it, which has no effect on its performance. Remove the dew with
dust cloth free from
care.
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CLEANING
It is
important
that your
be
refrigerator
kept
clean to
INTERIOR PARTS
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
door
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
etc. with
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
and
and
scouring pads, brushes,
or
detergent
power cord from the wall
Always
prior to cleaning in the vicinity of
electrical 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 a electric short circuit. Do not use
flammable or toxic cleaning liquids.
outlet
or
hands.
-
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
-
mild
remove
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
INTERIOR
or a
dry.
WARNING
on
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
EXTERIOR
soda solution
water. Rinse and
coarse
strong alkaline solutions
any surface.
damp
baking
a
warm
-
Regular cleaning
of the interior and
interior
parts is recommended. If you have the
Wash all compartments with a baking soda
solution. Rinse and
dry.
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 screws, 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
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
while the power is off.
failures of
on
top of
longer duration, place
your frozen packages.
warm,
after
installation. Don't be
alarmed. This is due to
During
a
cabinet may
get
especially just
However, you should minimize the number of door
openings
refrigerator
sometimes
power
block of dry ice
the anti-condensation
pipe, which pumps hot
refrigerant to prevent
"sweating" on the outer
cabinet wall.
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Anti-Condensation
Pipe
LAMP REPLACEMENT
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove
refrigerator shelves.
the lamp cover, insert
type driver at the one of under
lamp cover and pull it out forwards.
Turn the lamp counterclockwise.
Assemble in reverse order of disassembly. Replacement bulb must
same specification as original.
3. To
4.
5.
hole of the
remove
be the
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT
If
In the event of
possible,
connect the
refrigerator
individual electrical outlet to
appliances
household
or
overload that could
to its
prevent it and other
lights
cause a
from
power
causing
an
outage.
In order to
appliance
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
by
a
cord is
supply
special cord
manufacturer
or
or
it must be
damaged,
assembly from
its service
Improper
empty refrigerator
can
replaced
a
attraction to children. Remove
lids
or
use
grounded.
of the
service person if
the
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or
the grounding instructions are not
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
agent.
be
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
electric shock. Consult
on
whether the
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
an electric short circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
own
dangerous
gaskets, latches,
appliance
must be
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
take some other action to make it
appliance,or
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING
-
PRECAUTION
1. Before
replacing
the door
opening type,
first of
TYPE(Option)
Converting
Door is
Optional
all, you should
or trays, and
take out foodstuffs and accessories like shelves
so on
which
2. Use the '+'
or remove
not fixed in the
are
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
or
drop the door in disassembling
refrigerator door.
5. This
the
or
assembling
or
user's
the
refrigerator, according
right or the left.
to the install
position
liking,
can
be used
HOW TO REPLACE THE DOOR OPENING TYPE
from the left-opening type to right
(when converting
1
and
Separate the Cap
Hinge Upper .
2
as
the
type of opening from
opening type)
Separating the
Freezer Door
.
3
2
1
3
Separating the Hinge-C
Refrigerator
Door
and the
4
.
5
Separating the Hinge
Lower
.
6
4
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REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE
Move the Position of
5 Assembly .
Adjustable
Screw
6
Assemble the
Hinge
Lower
.
7
6
,
Move the
Bracket
Cap
7 Refrigerator
Door.
of the
8
Move the
Cap
Hinge-C .
and Assemble the
10
8
4
9
9
Assembe the Door
Stopper-F e for Right
10
Opening Type
Move the Cap e and Assemble the
Freezer Door .
3
3
12
5
11
11
Move the Pin Position
e of the Hinge
Assemble the
12 Cap .
Upper.
Hinge Upper
and the
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2
1
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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?
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 is not closed entirely.
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
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
wrapped.
Interior needs
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cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
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