LG | GR-T382GL | LG GR-T382GL Owner’s Manual

INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
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FEATURE CHART
OPERATION
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4
5
Starting
Temperature
Ice
Control
Making
Bottle Rack
Cooling
Fresh Zone
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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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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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.
NEXT
it is easy to
use.
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and
all dust accumulated during shipping.
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
refrigerator
and 2 inches
the
should be elevated 1 inch from
vibrations, the unit
If
the
for 2
to
or
outlet.
storing food,
leave your
refrigerator
3 hours.
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
compartment to ensure proper cooling.
Your refrigerator is now ready for use.
to
required, adjust
leveling
compensate for unevenness of the floor.
The front should be slightly higher than the rear
to aid in door 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.
appliance between 10˚C and 43˚C.
temperature around the appliance is too
or high, cooling ability may lessen.
5. Install this
If the
low
same
4. Prior to
must be level.
screws
box, etc., in
3. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances on
or
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
4. To avoid
off
places.They are packed together
prevent possible damage during shipment.
from the wall.
refrigerator
ice cube
their proper
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least 10 inches or greater
clearance above the
as
wipe
3
on
FEATURE CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Freezer
Temperature
Freezer Door Rack
Control Dial
Ice
Trays
Freezer Shelf
(Plastic
Twisting
Ice
or
Steel)
Egg Storage
Serve(Option)
or
General
Type
Rack
Wine Rack
Ice
Making
(Option
if steel shelf)
You can use
this as
Vodka rack
in the Freezer.
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Deodorizer
(Option)
Fresh Zone
Bottle Guide
Temperature
Control Dial
F.I.R
Movable Rack
Lamp
Lamp (Option)
Shelves
or
(Plastic or Steel
Tempered Glass)
Refrigerator
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.
4
Screw
OPERATION
STARTING
When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
prior to filling it with fresh or frozen foods.
If
operation
is
interrupted,
allow 5 minutes
delay
before
operating temperatures
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
REFRIGERATOR
?
5
6
4
3
refrigerator has two controls that let you regulate the temperature
refrigerator compartments.
in the
8
2
COLD
Your
freezer and
7
9
COLDEST
?
1
TEMP. CONTROL
Initially set the TEMP. CONTROL at "5" and the COLD AIR CONTROL
(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.
at "5"
FREEZER
?TEMP.CONTROL-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
COLD AIR CONTROL
1
FREEZER. MIN
5
NORMAL
8
FREEZER. MAX
The
73
654
(PLASTIC SHELF)
setting,
In cold weather the unit
1
FREEZER. MIN
tendency to
7
NORMAL
For colder
8
FREEZER. MAX
?
876
number
the colder the
refrigerator compartment
will
?COLDAIRCONTROL-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
Setting at "8", the freezer compartment becomes colder.
But the refrigerator compartment becomes warmer because less cold air flows into
the refrigerator compartment.
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COLD AIR CONTROL
FOR STEEL SHELF
?
higher the
become.
5
warm
freezer,
If you take
a
temperature
operates
less and the freezer
has
a
turn the COLD AIR CONTROL to "7"~"8".
lot of foods in the freezer
is
compartment
up.
apt to
be somewhat
open its door frequently, its
In this case, set the COLD AIR
or
higher.
CONTROL dial between 7 and 8 to cool it. Return the COLD AIR CONTROL dial
(STEEL SHELF)
to the
original position to cut down
the
consumption
of energy.
?
In hot weather or to 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 refrigerator
compartment, and the TEMP. CONTROL to "7"~"9".
Setting at "7"~"8"of the COLD AIR CONTROL, the refrigerator compartment will not be cold enough.
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Setting the
Setting the
Freezer Knob at
will
satisfy 4
a
STAR.
Freezer Knob at NORMAL will have sufficient
freezing effect,
NORMAL.
5
so
it is recommended to set the Knob at
OPERATION
ICE MAKING
Kindly,
Find your
General
appliance
is
using
type
or
Twisting
Type
place
it
on
cubes, fill the ice tray with
remove
ice
type.
Trays
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
serve
water and
the Ice cube box. Then insert the ice
cube box in the freezer
twist
ice
Ice
To make ice
To
General
water and
cubes, hold the knob of the tray and
gently. Then,
ice cubes
drop
in the ice cube
box.
Ice
Trays
Ice Cube Box
(In
case
of
a
To
place
a
shelf at
cube
steel
box, and
shelf)
a higher position, remove the ice
place the shelf, and then replace the
ice cube box.
You
Twisting
compartment larger.
can remove
You should
then
pull
remove
Ice
the frame out
Ice Serve to
Trays and
right side.
use
freezer
Ice Cube Box first
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Frame
OPERATION
BOTTLE RACK COOLING
Cool air vent is
placed
on
the
Cool air vent
refrigerator
door to
provide
Bottle
Rack with cool air.
When you newly put a food on Bottle
Bottle Rack with cool air. As a result,
Rack, refrigerator provides
cooling time is shortened.
If water of foreign substances enter the cool air vent while
cleaning, efficiency will be lowered. In addition, if gasket is
damaged, efficiency may be lowered owing to the escape of
cool air.
FRESH ZONE
When the door is
opened,
in the fresh
So you
zone.
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 which
evaporated automatically.
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.
is deodorized with
prick the cooling
When
food with
storing
passed on to other
in
cooling
air outlet for
air outlet with
a
strong odor,
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
foods.
the
deodorizer, take down while pulling it forward
inserting
type
the figure at right.
driver into the inside hole
as
shown
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compartment,
deodorizing catalyst
container with
Catalyst
Catalyst
To
no
use
As the
need
is
compartment
a
there is
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
is veiled
special
materials for the vest
effect decreases.
Lamp's
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 lid, the foods will
If you want to check the F.I.R Lamp operation, don't touch F.I.R
with the high temperature of its surface.
CAUTION
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
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
important
factor
to
prior
at low
easily
storing. Placing
temperatures,
hot food in the
such
as
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
temperature
control
easily,
the door lets
warm
do not store food
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
near
moisture from
the
even.
refrigerator, causing
control dial.
temperature
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
they
Do not refreeze food that has been defrosted. This
When
storing
frozen food like ice
cream
for
a
may break when frozen.
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
If you keep
vegetables
ensure
that
they
the
in
are
be washed and
fresh, and always
wiped,
and
store them in
a
packed
up-right
refrigerator in a hot, and humid place, frequently open its door or put a lot of
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 you refrigerator be kept clean to
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wipe up immediately, since it may acidify and stain
plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
WARNING
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 electric
scouring pads, brushes, coarse
strong alkaline solutions on
or
any surface.
shock. Do not
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
damp
-
Not in
Use
dish washable solution to clean the durable
finish of your refrigerator.
cloth and then dry.
INTERIOR
interior
-
parts
Wipe
with
a
?
clean, damp
?
of the interior and
is recommended. Use
INTERIOR PARTS
a
a
using,
it
dust accumulated in the
proper
refrigerator
1. Remove the
lukewarm solution of mild soap or dish
washable solution to clean the durable finish of
with
When careless
can occur a
EVAPORATING TRAY should be cleaned
-
Wipe
Surface active agent, Car wax,
sorts of oil, Gasoline,
Usable Detergent
Vegetable dish washable solution, Soapy
Any
color
tray may
regularly.
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 affected.
cover
2. Draw out the
a
your refrigerator.
and then dry.
use :
change.
lukewarm
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
etc. Use
toxic
water
Regular cleaning
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.
door
or
Anticorrosive, All
Acids, Wax.
lukewarm solution of mild soap
a
flammable
?
or
hands.
EXTERIOR
or
use
cleaning liquids.
Caution for Cleaning
clean, damp cloth
3.
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
IF YOU MOVE
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
Remove
During
When you
remove all
the interior
to
prevent
longer
life.
to be away for an extended period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
all the way into the base.
plan
thoroughly,
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screws, turn them
or
and leave each door OPEN
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
odor formation.
The outside wall of the
POWER FAILURE
sometimes
get warm,
especially just after
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
failures of
on
while the power is off.
longer duration, place
top of your frozen packages.
installation. Don't be
alarmed. This is due to
the anti-condensation
During
a
power
block of dry ice
pipe, which pumps hot
refrigerant to prevent
"sweating" on the outer
cabinet wall.
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refrigerator
cabinet may
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 hole of the
lamp cover and pull it out forwards.
Turn the lamp counterclockwise.
Assemble in reverse order of disassembly. Replacement bulb must be the
same specification as original.
3. To
4.
5.
remove
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT
If
In the event of
refrigerator to its own
individual electrical outlet to prevent it and other
appliances or household lights from causing an
overload that could cause a power outage.
possible,
connect the
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
an electric short circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
In order to
appliance
ACCESSIBILITY OF SUPPLY PLUG
Improper
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
The
refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned
supply plug is accessible for quick
disconnection when accident happens.
service person
that the
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
on
whether the
SUPPLY CORD REPLACEMENT
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.
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
empty refrigerator can
be
dangerous
gaskets, latches, lids
unused appliance,or
a
attraction to children. Remove
or
the entire door from your
some other action to make it harmless.
This
take
appliance
must be
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
Please don't stain the
area near
to door switch
with any sweet food so that ants can't
the normal operation of door switch.
interrupt
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
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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
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
strong
in the back side of the
odors should be
tightly
covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
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during periods of high humidity.
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