LG | GC-051SS | LG GC-051SS Owner’s Manual

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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.
BS PLUG SAFETY DETAILS
INSTALLATION
FEATURE CHART
OPERATION
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Starting
Temperature
Ice Making
Defrosting
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5~6
Control
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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BS PLUG SAFETY DETAILS
IMPORTANT
THE WIRES IN THIS MAINS LEAD ARE COLOURED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING CODE:
GREEN AND YELLOW: EARTH
BLUE: NEUTRAL
BROWN: LIVE
This
Green and Yellow
Brown
appliance
must be earthed
(Earth)
E
(Live)
Fuse
L
Blue
(Neutral)
N
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this
markings identifying
the terminals in your
Cord
apparatus may
plug, proceed
as
not
grip
correspond
with the coloured
follows:
The wire which is coloured Green and Yellow must be connected to the terminal in the
marked with the letter E
or
by
the earth
symbol (b)
or
coloured Green
or
plug
which is
Green and Yellow.
The wire which is coloured Blue must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter N
coloured Black.
or
The wire which is coloured Brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L
coloured Red.
or
If
a
13 amp
(BS 1363) plug
is
used, fit
a
13 amp BS 1362 fuse.
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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 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
5. Clean your
it is easy to
heat sources, direct
6. Install accessories such
The
the
to
If
refrigerator
and 2 inches
or
sate for
vibrations, the unit
the
unevenness
tray, shelf, etc.,
cord
(or plug) to the
appliances on
refrigerator
on
for 2
or
hours.
should be elevated 1 inch from
required, adjust
supply
8. Prior to use, leave your
Check the flow of cold air
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
4. To avoid
ice
outlet. Don't double up with other
the same outlet.
from the wall.
refrigerator
as
places.They are packed together
prevent possible damage during shipment.
7. Connect the power
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch or greater
more
off
in their proper
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
clearance above the
refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
during shipping.
all dust accumulated
use.
must be level.
leveling
screw
Your
to compen-
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.
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on
the
cooling.
refrigerator is now ready
ensure
evaporator
proper
for
use.
to
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FEATURE CHART
Evaporator
Thermostat Dial
For
controlling
the
temperature
in the
Ice
Tray
Drip Tray
& Shelf
Catches the water that
off the
drips
Magnetic
evaporator when
defrosting,
and
refrigerator.
can
and have full width
Door Seal
Door Rack
slide out.
Leveling
4
Screw
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OPERATION
STARTING
When your
prior
If
to
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
first
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperature
food.
interrupted,
allow
a
5 minute
delay
before
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Your refrigerator has a control that let you
the temperature in the refrigerator.
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4
Initially,
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er
1
0
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ICE MAKING
To make ice
on
To
the
cubes, fill the ice tray with
evaporator.
remove
ice
cubes, hold the tray
water and
place
at its ends and twist
gently.
TIP
To
remove
before
mid-position.
temperatures, adjust the control to a highnumber, and for warmer temperatures, adjust the
control to
2
it
set the control at
For colder
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ice cubes
easily,
run
water
on
the
tray
twisting.
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regulate
a
lower number.
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OPERATION
DEFROSTING
It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to
The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed
efficient
ensure
a
quarter of
an
operation.
inch(6mm)
before defrost-
ing.
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
the
desired
position.
use
sharp
from the
any
remove
or
food from the
evaporator and place the drip tray in its
drip tray, empty water, dry
metallic instruments to
and
put it back
remove
ice, frost
to its normal
or
ice
position.
tray
evaporator.
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Storing fresh food in the refrigerator,
taining its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
higher
When
ing,
prior
to
and how food is frozen and thawed is
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures, such
hot food in the
as
an
important
factor in main-
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
storing, wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered
helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
container. This
prevents moisture from evaporat-
and
Do not open the door
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
air enter the
refrigerator, causing tempera-
tures to rise.
Do not store bottles
Always
the
evaporator
-
they
may break when frozen.
clean food
food should be
Ice
on
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
making compartment
is for
making
ice
only.
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be washed and
wiped,
and
packed
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CLEANING
It is
important
that your
refrigerator
be
kept
clean to
INTERIOR
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
strong
with
coarse
alkaline solutions
a
baking
soda solution. Rinse and
dry.
WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
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
of the interior and
on
any surface.
damp
Regular cleaning
parts is recommended. Disconnect the
power supply, and remove food and shelves, trays
etc. Wash all compartment and shelves, trays etc.
and
scouring pads, brushes,
or
-
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 way into the base.
the interior
thoroughly,
to be away for
an
extended
Remove
To avoid
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
and leave the door OPEN to
prevent 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. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on
top of your frozen packages.
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securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw, turn them
or
all
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
connect the
possible,
household
or
lights
refrigerator to its own
causing an overload
from
individual electrical outlet to
that could
cause a
power
prevent it and other appliances
interruption.
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
in
a
repair shop appointed
by
ABOUT
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
In the event of
an
an
electric short
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
person if the grounding instructions
appliance is properly grounded.
use
can
are
result in
not
an
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
This
dangerous
gasket,
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
latch, lid
grounded.
completely understood,
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
must be
electric shock. Consult
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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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.
or
tripped?
loosened
uneven
place
or
Unnecessary objects placed
refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
in the back side of the
strong odors should be tightly covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
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