LG | GR-403SVQF | LG GR-403SVQF Owner’s Manual

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 USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
MAINTENANCE,
INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND
AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
SELECT A GOOD LOCATION
1. Place your
2. Avoid
direct
refrigerator
placing
sunlight
the
or
where it is easy to
refrigerator
near
NEXT
1.
use.
heat sources,
moisture.
vibrations, the refrigerator
3. Connect the power
4. Prior to use, let the
compensate
for
unevenness
cord
(or plug) to the
appliances
refrigerator
run
for 2-3
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
partment
to ensure proper
place.
refrigerator
Your
to
of the floor.
closing the doors easily, the front
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
refrigerator, counterclockwise to lower it.
supply
hours.
must be
leveling screw(s)
box,
outlet. Don't double up with other
on the same outlet.
level.
the
the ice cube
as
evaporating tray, etc., in their proper
places. They are packed together to prevent
possible damage during shipping.
cover
properly around your refrigeroperation.
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 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.
adjust
during shipping
refrigerator thoroughly.
2. Install accessories such
ator to ensure efficient
If necessary,
off all dust accumulated
and clean your
3. Air must circulate
4. To avoid
Wipe
To make
should be
the
2
is
now
cooling
ready
for
com-
has taken
use.
FEATURES CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Quick-Freezing
Room
Ice
Trays
Freezer Shelf
Freezer Door Rack
Ice Cube Box
CHILLED
COMPARTMENT
Chilled
Compartment
Temperature
Control Dial
Meat
Tray
Egg Storage
Rack
Refrigerator
Door
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Temperature
Control Dial
Lamp
Multi Flow Duct
Rack
(Optional)
Distributes cold air to
each
Leveling
part of refrigerator
compartment.
Shelves
Screw
Cover Evaporating
Tray
(Evaporating Tray;
Vegetable Drawer
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
Collects water
during defrosting
and
evaporates the
defrosting water.)
3
OPERATIONS
STARTING
When your
first
prior
or
If
to
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
interrupted,
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperatures
frozen foods.
wait 5 minutes before
restarting.
FREEZER TEMPERATURE CONTROL
COLDER
COLD
FREEZER TEMP.
QUICK FREEZE
TEMP. CONTROL
Freezer
temperature control panel is on the front side of the freezer door.
thermistor, specially designed for this refrigerator, functions to maintain
the optimum inside condition food storage regardless of ambient temperature
The
COLDER
variations.
Whenever
'COLD' to
the
COLD
button, the setting is switched from the
the 'COLDER' and the temperature of the freezer compartment is
pressing
Temp.
Control
lowered.
TEMP. CONTROL
In order to economize
on
electricity,
set the
Temp.
Control button to the
'COLD'.
You
can select the desired setting for the freezer among the three steps (from the 'COLD' to the
'COLDER').
When you starting the refrigerator with power switch or connecting the power plug to the outlet,
temperature setting is automatically set to the mid-point.
CHILLED AND REFRIGERATOR TEMPERATURE CONTROL
CHILLED
REFRIGERATOR
COLD
MID
5FREEZING
CLOSED
WARM
1
4
CHILLED
3
2
MID
The chilled and
ture can be
refrigerator compartment temperaadjusted by turning control dials.
Particularly, you can use
or refrigerator.
Initially, set the refrigerator compartment control at
position and chilled compartment control at
'CHILLED' position.
For
'MID'
adjust
temperatures, adjust the compartment
control to
a
lower number
or
compartment for
freezer, adjust the chilled compartment temper-
ature control to '5'
For colder temperatures, adjust the compartment
control to a higher number or 'COLD', and for
warmer
chilled
freezer
'WARM'.
4
(FREEZING),
the control to '1'
-
for
refrigerator,
'3'.
Except
when
starting,
control
more
than
one
do not
change
number at
a
either
time.
QUICK FREEZE
This function is used when you want to freeze the foods
Press the 'QUICK FREEZE' button once, and then the
operation starts with light.
The
quick freeze operation
operation ends, it
When its
quickly.
quick
freeze
QUICK FREEZE
takes about 3 hours.
returns to the normal state.
If you put the food in the freezer and press the 'QUICK FREEZE'
button, the food is more quickly frozen.
If you want to stop the
FREEZE' button once
quick
freeze
more.
And then the
quick freeze operation stops
and
operation, press the 'QUICK
light goes out, and the
the refrigerator returns to the
normal state.
SELF TEST
When
a
trouble is
occured, this function indicates it. In this case,
button, you can hear only 'beeps' without
if you press any operating
functional operation.
In this
case
inquiry
to the service center. At this
time, don't disconnect
the power cord from the outlet.
ICE MAKING
To make ice
place
cubes, fill the ice tray with
water and
CO
it in the freezer.
If fast ice cubes
or
fast
freezing
required,
are
C
press
FREEZER TEMP.
the 'QUICK FREEZE' button.
To
remove
twist
TIP
ice
cubes, hold the tray
TEMP. C
at its ends and
gently.
To
remove
ice cubes
easily,
run
water on the
tray before twisting.
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
The
takes
defrosting
place automatically.
water flows down to the
Evaporating tray
should be cleaned
evaporating tray
regularly.
5
and is
evaporated automatically.
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
in
maintaining
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
higher
How food is frozen and thawed is
refrigerator compartment.
an
important
factor
its freshness and flavor.
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, cover food with vinyl wrap or store
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and
in
a
container wiith
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
Do not open the door
frequently. Opening
a
lid. This
prevents moisture from
nutrients.
the door lets
warm
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
even.
refrigerator, causing tempera-
tures to rise.
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
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they
are
be washed and
fresh, and always
wiped,
and
store them in a
packed
up-right
CLEANING
It is
that your refrigerator be kept clean to
undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
INTERIOR PARTS
important
prevent
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
metallic
use
abrasive cleaners
and
strong alkaline solutions
faces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
Use
-
a
or
lukewarm solution of mild soap
INTERIOR
interior
-
with
a
Any
parts is recommended. If you have the No
dust accumulated in the
proper
automatically, leave
both doors open during the entire cleaning process.
Disconnect the power supply, and remove food and
refrigerator
1. Remove the
regularly.
tray may interfere with
function.
by pulling it toward you.
evaporating tray and clean it with a
soft cloth and mild detergent.
Replace after drying.
If the tray is not properly secured, defrost water
may spill or the evaporation process may be
cover
2. Draw out the
compartment shelves, storage trays etc.
compartments with a baking soda solution.
Wash all
Rinse and
dry.
EVAPORATING TRAY should be cleaned
of the interior and
Frost model which defrosts
all
mild deter-
ing liquids.
clean, damp cloth and
Regular cleaning
or a
Always remove power cord from the wall
outlet 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
shock. Do not use flammable or toxic clean-
to clean the durable finish of your
detergent
refrigerator. Wipe
then dry.
soda solution
water. Rinse and
WARNING
hands.
EXTERIOR
baking
warm
on
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold sur-
or
and
-
coarse
any surface.
damp
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
etc. with the
gent
scouring pads, brushes,
or
door
3.
dry.
affected.
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
longer
Remove
life.
to be away for an extended
all the way into the base.
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN
to
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them
or
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
prevent odor formation.
The outside wall of the
POWER FAILURE
sometimes
get
warm,
refrigerator cabinet
especially just after
may
installation.
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
Don't be alarmed.
This is due to the anti-condensation
However, you should minimize the number of door
pumps hot refrigerant to prevent
outer cabinet wall.
openings while the power is off. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on
top of your frozen packages.
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pipe, which
"sweating" on the
LAMP REPLACEMENT
1.
the power cord from the outlet.
Unplug
2. Remove
refrigerator shelves.
lamp by turning it counterclockwise as shown in the
figure at right.
Assemble in reverse order of disassembly. Replacement bulb must
be the same specification as original.
3. Remove the
4.
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
possible,
connect the
household
or
lights
refrigerator to its own
causing an overload
from
individual electrical outlet to
that could
cause a
prevent it and other appliances
power outage.
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the power supply cord of this appliance is damaged, it must only be
the manufacturer, because special purpose tools are required.
replaced by
a
repair shop appointed
by
ABOUT GROUNDING
In the event of
an
an
electric short
(EARTHING)
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
can
person if the grounding instructions
appliance is properly grounded.
are
use
result in
not
an
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
completely understood,
This
dangerous
gaskets,
latches, lids
or
or
a
qualified
electrician
if you have doubts
appliance
must be
on
or
service
whether the
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
attraction to children. Remove either
appliance,or
grounded.
electric shock. Consult
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
must be
the entire door from your unused
some other action to make it
take
Do not store inflammable
harmless.
or
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materials, explosives
chemicals in the
refrigerator.
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