(In the UK Only) Important The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the GREEN AND YELLOW BLUE : appliance code : EARTH NEUTRAL BROWN This : following : LIVE must be earthed As the colours of the wires in the mains lead correspond with the coloured as markings identifying of this apparatus may not the terminals in your plug, proceed follows : The wire which is coloured Green and Yellow must be connected to the terminal in the plug Green or which is marked with the letter E or by the earth symbol(b) or coloured Green and Yellow. The wire which is coloured Blue must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured Black. The wire which is coloured Brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L If a 13 or amp(BS 1363) plug coloured Red. is used, fit a 13 amp BS 1362 fuse. Table of contents Introduction Entry Important safety instruction Identification of parts Installation Where to install Door removal Door replacement Feed water pipe installation Height adjustment Operation Starting Adjusting the temperatures and functions (Dispenser / Automatic ice maker) Refreshment center (Applicable Shelf some (Applicable Wine holder to (Applicable Egg box (Applicable Humidity control Convert into a Deodorizer to vegetable or models to some some in the Miracle Zone Suggestion food on models models storage to Care and maintenance (Applicable Storing foods How to dismantle parts General information Cleaning Trouble shooting only) only) compartment (Applicable some at Miracle Zone Location of foods only) only) models Miracle Zone Temperature Transition Corner Temperature Change models some vegetable compartment meat (Applicable to to some models only) only) (Applicable to some models only) (Applicable some to models to some only) models only) Introduction Entry The model and serial numbers are found the inner on compartment of this unit. These numbers case or back of refrigerator unique to this unit and not available to others. You should record requested information here and retain this guide as a permanent record of your purchase. Staple your receipt here. Date of Dealer purchase purchased : from : Dealer address : Dealer phone : Model no. Serial are no. : no. : Important safety instruction Before it is used, this refrigerator must be properly installed and located in accordance with the installation instructions in this document. Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling pull it straight out from the outlet. on the power cord. Always grip plug firmly and When moving your appliance away from the wall, be careful not to roll cord or to damage it in any way. over the power refrigerator is in operation, do not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer compartment, particularly when your hands are damp or wet. Skin could adhere to these extremely cold surfaces. After your the power cord from the power outlet for cleaning or other requirements. Never touch it with wet hands because you can get an electric shock or be hurt. Unplug Never damage, process, severely bend, pull out, or twist the power cord because damage the power cord may cause a fire or electric shock. You have doubts on whether the appliance is properly grounded. Never place glass products in the freezer because when their contents are frozen. they may be broken due to expansion Never allow your hands within the ice storage bin of the automatic ice maker. You could be hurt by the operation of the automatic ice maker. The appliance supervision. Young is not intended for children should be use supervised by young children to ensure that or infirm persons without they do not play with the appliance. Never allow anyone to climb, sit, stand or hang on the refreshment center door. These actions may damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury. Don't use an extension cord If possible, connect the 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. Accessibility of Supply Plug Supply Cord Replacement Warning The refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned quick disconnection when accident happens. If the that the supply plug is accessible for supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or agent or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard. Do not modify or extend the Power Cord length. It will 3 cause electric shock or fire. its service Introduction Child entrapment DANGER: Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer : Take off the doors but leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside. The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without warning supervision. Young children Don't store Don't store should be supervised gasoline any other appliance. Grounding (Earthing) or use In the event of or to ensure that they do other flammable vapor and not liquids play with in the the appliance. of this vicinity or electric short circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric providing an escape wire for the electric current. an shock by In order to prevent possible electric shock, this appliance must be grounded improper use of the grounding plug can result in an electric shock. Consult a qualified electrician or service person if the grounding instructions are not completely understood, or if you have doubts on whether the appliance is properly grounded. Identification of parts Freezer Refrigerator compartment compartment Milk product Lamp Space plus Door rack corner Shelf Automatic ice maker Door rack (1piece Lamp or 2piece) Wine holder (Plastic or wire) Shelf Snack drawer (Optional) Refreshment center (Optional) Shelf (steel or Egg glass) box Door rack (1piece Door rack or 2piece) Vegetable (1or2) drawer Shelf Drawer Door rack (1 or 2) Humidity switch Miracle Zone (Optional) Fresh compartment Door rack Lower (Optional) Conversion switch cover (Meats/Vegetables) (Optional) NOTE ? 4 If you found some parts missing from your unit, they may be parts only used in other models. (i.c. the "Refreshment center" is not included in all models) Installation Where to Install 1. Place your Select a good location appliance where it is easy to use. 2. Avoid direct placing the unit near heat sunlight or moisture. 3. Air must circulate around your efficient operation. If properly appliance to ensure your appliance is placed area in the sources, in a recessed wall, allow at least a 12 Inches greater clearance above the (30 cm) or appliance and 2 inches (5 cm) or more from the wall. The appliance should be elevated 1 inch (2.5 cm) from the floor, especially if it is carpeted. 4. To avoid vibrations, the appliance must be leveled. 5. Don't install the This of the Disposal old appliance appliance which All the and are reusable and/or cause affect the (refrigerant, lubricant)and recyclable. performance. is made of parts and materials materials should be sent to the collection center of waste material be reused after rework local agency. 5 below 5∞C. It may contains fluid important can appliance (recycling). For take back, please contact with the Installation Door removal Warning Electric Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator before installing. Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury. If your access door is too eg. Ceese Mat Select for the remove the narrow refrigerator to pass through, refrigerator door and pass the refrigerator laterally. Remove lower cover and then feed water tube Lower Remove the lower cover by lifting upward, and then pull up the feed water tube while pressing area shown in the figure to the right. Feed water tube NOTE ? If a tube end is deformed or abraded, cut the part away. Hinge Connection wires cover Remove the freezer 1) Removing the hinge cover by loosening the screws. Separate all connection wires except for the earth line after. compartment Upper hinge door 2) Earth line Keeper Remove the keeper by rotating it counter clockwise ( ) and then lifting the upper hinge up ( ). Upper hinge NOTE ? 3) When removing the upper hinge, be careful that the door does not fall forwards Remove the freezer compartment door by lifting it upward. This time, the door should be lifted enough for the feed water pipe tube to be completely pulled out. Lower . hinge NOTE ? Move the it Remove the 1) refrigerator door refrigerator compartment door passing through the access down, but be careful not to damage the feed water pipe tube. door and Loosen the hinge cover screws and remove the cover. Remove connection wire, if any, except for the earth line. Connection wires 2) Remove keeper by rotating it clockwise ( ) and then remove the upper hinge by lifting Upper hinge itup( ). 3) Remove the refrigerator compartment door by lifting it up. Lower 6 hinge Keeper lay cover Installation Pass the Pass the refrigerator laterally through door as shown in the right figure. refrigerator Door access replacement Mount them in the door. Feed water Before installation the reverse pipe sequence of removal after they pass through the access installation Automatic ice maker operation needs water pressure of 147~834kPa (1.5~8.5 kgf/cm2) (That is, an instant paper cup (180 cc) will be fully filled within 3 sec.). If water pressure does not reach the rating 147 kPa (1.5 kgf/cm2) or below, it is necessary to purchase a separate pressure pump for normal automatic icing and cool water feed. the total length of the feed water pipe tube within 8 m and be careful for the tube not be bent. If the tube is 8 m or longer it may cause trouble in water feed owing to the drain water pressure. Keep Install the feed water Connect to Warning potable pipe water tube at a place free from heat. supply only. Refer to instructions with water filter kit for installation. 7 Installation Height adjustment If the freezer Level the door by inserting flat screw and rotate it clockwise compartment door ( type) driver into the groove of ( ). - the left height adjusting is lower than the refrigerator compartment door If the freezer Level the door compartment door is higher than the refrigerator compartment door After adjusting leveling the door height The the by inserting flat ( type) driver into the groove of the screw and rotate it clockwise ( ). - right height refrigerator doors will close smoothly by heightening the front side by adjusting height adjusting screw. If the doors do not close correctly, performance may be affected. 1. Next Wipe off all dust accumulated 2. Install accessories such proper as during shipping 3. Connect the power supply cord appliances on the same outlet. 8 (or plug) appliance thoroughly. evaporating tray, etc., in their prevent possible damage during shipping. the ice cube box, places. They are packed together to and clean your cover to the outlet. Don't double up with other Operation Starting When your is first installed, allow it to stabilize at normal operating temperatures for 2-3 hours prior to filling it with fresh or frozen foods. If operation is interrupted, wait 5 minutes before restarting. refrigerator Adjusting the temperatures and functions 9 Operation You can adjust temperature of and freezer room and refrigerator room. How to adjust the temperature in the freezer compartment Middle(-190C) Middle strong(-220C) Strong(-230C) Weak(-150C) Middle weak(-170C) How to adjust the temperature in the refrigerator compartment Middle(30C) Middle strong(20C) Strong(00C) Weak(60C) Middle weak(40C) pressing button, setting is repeated in the order (Middle Strong) (Strong) (Weak) (Middle Weak). Whenever of (Middle) The actual inner temperature varies depending on the food status, as the indicated setting temperature is a target temperature, not actual temperature within refrigerator. Refrigeration function is weak in the initial time. Please adjust temperature above after using refrigerator for minimum 2~3days. Dispenser You use selection can select water or ice. <Type-1,2> Please select water, slice ice and square ice button as you desire. by pressing Please press the push button catching and pushing in cup. lightly by function, "Tak!" sounds if 5 seconds pass after ice Pressing out. It is sound that the outlet of ice is closed. ? Reference : Please wait for 2-3 seconds in order to take final ice slices out cup from ice or water. 10 drops of water when taking the pressing switches after taking or <Type-3> CUBE CUBE WATER WATER CRUSH CRUSH DISPENSER The border line is indicated for the selected comes as Switch Operation The icemaker automatically make 8 pieces of ice cubes at anyone time, approximately 80 pieces per day. However these quantities may vary according to certain conditions. E.g. the duration and amount of times the refrigerator door is opened. Automatic ice maker The Ice can making proceeds automatically when ceases the ice storage bin is full. If you choose not to use the automatic ice making function, repositioned the icemaker selection switch to the off position or the on position for reselection. Note: The manual selection function is only applicable to some models only. NOTE ? It is normal that a noise is produced when ice made is dropped into the ice storage bin. Ice is When ice maker does not operate lumped together When ice is lumped together, take the ice lumps out of the ice storage bin, break them into small pieces, and then place them into the ice storage bin again. When the ice maker produces too small or lumped together ice, the amount of water supplied to the ice maker need to adjusted. Contact the service center. If ice is not used frequently, it may lump together. smoothly Power failure Ice may drop into the freezer compartment. Take the ice storage bin out and discard all the ice then dry it and place it back. After the machine is powered again, crushed ice will be automatically selected. The unit is newly installed It takes about 12 hours for a newly installed compartment. Express Please select this function for prompt freezer. freezer "On" is repeated whenever button. pressing mark graphic remains at the On status when selecting Special Refrigeration "On". The arrow Super freezer function automatically turns off if a fixed time passes. This button stops operation of different button. Lock Locking or Release is repeated whenever pressing the Pressing the other button when selecting . 'LOCK', the button does 11 not operate. refrigerator to make ice in the freezer Operation The other functions Door open warning 3 times of warning sounds at the interval of 30 seconds if a minute passes with the door of refrigerator and the hombar door opened or completely closed. Please contact with the local service center if closing the door. Diagnosis (failure detection) warning continue to sound even after function automatically detects failure when failure is found in product during the use of refrigerator. If failure occurs at product, it does not operate though pressing any button and normal indication is not done. In this case, do not turn power off but immediately contact with the local service center. A lot of time are need for service engineer to detect the failed part if turning it off. Diagnosis function Water is cooled while stored in the water tank in the How ice/cold water is supplied then sent to the and dispenser. Ice is made in the automatic ice maker and sent to the or refrigerator compartment, dispenser divided into crushed cubed form ice. NOTE ? How to It is normal that the water is not very cold at first. If you want colder water, add ice into the glass. Select one among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and switch with a glass or other container. use dispenser Cubed ice Water ? 12 slightly press the push Crushed ice Light the water indicating lamp by pressing the selection Light the cubed ice indicating lamp by pressing the Light the crushed ice indicating lamp by pressing the selection button. Water will be selection button. Cubed ice will be dispensed button. dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. ? by pressing switch with the push a glass. ? Crushed ice will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. Operation As demonstrated below, it displays the months left in units of 30 days until the filter replacement is required, starting from when the refrigerator power usage is authorized. 6 Filter condition (filter replacement cycle) display will appear After 6 months, the following sentence and part of the LED. "Press for 3 seconds after replacing filter" function (Applicable to some models only) on the filter condition After 6 months have passed, and if the filter has been replaced or you want to reset the filter condition display, press the filter replacement button for more than 3 seconds and it will reset to the initial Power On state. <Type After 6 months have on the display. <Type Cautions - passed - 1> the filter change icon will appear 2> Throw away the ice (about 20 refrigerator installation. pieces) and water (about 7 glasses) first made after The first ice and water may include particles or odor from the feed water pipe or feed water box. This is necessary in case that the refrigerator has not been used for a long time. Keep children away from the dispenser. Children may push switch incorrectly bad or damage lamps. Be careful that food is not block the ice passage. If foods are placed at the entrance of ice passage, ice may not be dispensed. The ice passage may also be covered with ice powder if splinter ice is used only. This time, remove the ice powder accumulated. Never store beverage cans or other foods in ice storage bin for the purpose of rapid cooling. Such actions may damage the automatic ice maker. Never use thin crystal glass or crockery to collect ice. Such glasses containers may be broken. or Put ice first into Water may be Never touch Touch may Never glass before filling water or other beverages. splashed if ice is added to existing liquid in a glass. a a hand cause a remove or other tools on ice outlet. part breakage the ice maker Sometimes level the surface Ice is or hand injury. cover. so that the ice storage bin is fully filled with ice. the ice maker. So, such status may be considered, by the ice maker, that the ice storage bin is fully filled and ice making operation may stop. piled up just near If discolored ice is dispensed, 13 immediately contact service center, stopping Never use too narrow or deep glass. Ice may be jammed in ice passage and, thus, the refrigerator may be failed. Keep the glass at a proper distance from ice outlet. A glass too close to the outlet may hinder ice from coming out. use. Operation Refreshment center How to Open use (Applicable the refreshment center door. You can access the refreshment center without opening refrigerator door and thus saving electricity. Inner lamp is lit in refrigerator compartment when the refreshment center door opens. Thus it is easy to identify the contents. Never the refreshment center door as a chopping board and take care not to damage it with sharp tools. Use the refreshment center door as a stand use Never rest your arms or severely press on it. The refreshment center can not function normally without the cover. Never take out the inner refreshment center cover Never place heavy items on the refreshment center door or allow children to hang it on. Not only can the refreshment center door may be damaged, but also children may be hurt. 14 to some models only) Operation Shelf Slide-Under Shelf You (Applicable to some models only) store taller items such as a can gallon container or bottles by simply pushing front half of shelf underneath back half of shelf. Pull toward you to return to Wine holder adjustment (Type 1) full shelf. Wine holder (Applicable to some models only) Bottles laterally with can this wine This In can case be stored corner. be attached to any shelf. of inserting the wine holder Pull the wine holder downward after inserting upward as In of case Bottles it as in as in anchoring by catching it in . the wine holder separating Pull the wine holder inward holding : it into the side part of the shelf (Type 2) a upward can as in be stored as in laterally with : after by catching it. this wine rack. Egg You box (Applicable can move to some models only) the egg box to wherever you want. [Type-1] [Type-2] NOTE ? ? 15 Never use the egg box as an ice storage bin. It Never store the egg box in the freezer can be broken. compartment or fresh in compartment. Operation in control the Humidity vegetable compartment The humidity can be controlled by adjusting left/right when storing vegetables or fruits. the humidity control switch to the High humidity Close Low Open humidity Close Open Convert into a meat vegetable or compartment (Applicable to some models only) The bottom drawer in the refrigerator can be converted into a vegetable or meat compartment The meat compartment maintains the temperature at a lower point than the refrigerator compartment so that meat or fish can be stored fresh longer. NOTE ? Vegetables or fruits are compartment. So, be Deodorizer frozen if the conversion switch is set to meats sure to check it before storing foods. (Applicable to some models only) This system efficiently absorbs strong odors by using the optical catalyst. This system does hot have any affect on stored food. How to use the Since it is installed deodorizing system the 16 already installed onto the cool air intake duct from the from separate installation. Please use closed containers to store food with pungent odors. Otherwise, this oder can be absorbed by other food in the compartment. refrigerator compartment, you need no Operation Miracle Zone Temperature Transition Corner (Applicable to some models only) the button, store vegetables, other types of food such as meat to By pressing fruits or be defrosted, raw fish, etc. at Miracle Zone Temperature Change (Applicable to some models only) Method to Use You select optimum temperature range depending on types of foods can stored. - 3-step of temperature selection including -3°C, -1°C and 4°C is available. Vegetables/fruits and cold storage foods requiring humidity maintenance and freshly stored depending on type of foods stored. When using the Miracle Zone may be frozen as storage room meats/fishes of meats, can be more storing vegetables When using the Miracle Zone as storage room of meats, keeping meats may be spoiled and thus meats or fishes must be kept at the F-room. or or fishes If opening a door of the R-room, lamp turns on in the selected status and lamp off if closing it. (Vegetable/Fruit) (Cold storage while maintaining humidity) (Meat) is sequentially repeated whenever pressing the "Selection" button. Miracle Zone When removing Miracle Zone First, remove the (Applicable to some models only) bin. vegetable After lifting the Miracle Zone inside and pull it outward case Fit the Miracle Zone gently slide it in to the slightly , reach . When installing Miracle Zone case on ledge and . When forced, the 17 connecting parts can be damaged. fruits turns Suggestion Location of foods (Refer to Wine holder identification of parts) Store wine. Snack drawer Store small foods such Freezer as bread, snacks, etc.. Store various frozen foods such ice cream, frozen snacks, etc.. compartment as meat, fish, shelf Store small packed frozen food. Temperature is likely to increase as opens. So, do not store long-term food Freezer compartment door rack ice cream, etc.. Store meat, fish, chicken, etc.. after wrapping them with thin foil. Store dry. Freezer compartment drawer Milk Store milk product such products as butter, cheese, etc.. corner Egg door such box Place this egg box in the proper location. Store foods of Refreshment frequent use such as beverage, etc.. center Store side dishes distance. Refrigerator compartment or other foods at a proper shelf Refrigerator compartment Store small as packed food milk, juice, beer, etc.. or beverages such door rack drawer Store Vegetable Store Vegetable vegetables or fruits. vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, raw fish, etc.. setting the conversion switch as drawer /meat drawer conversion corner necessary. Be sure to check the conversion switch setting before storing foods. 18 on food storage Suggestion on food storage foods Storing Store fresh food in the refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is important factor in maintaining its freshness and flavor. Do not store food which goes bad melons. easily at low temperatures, such as an bananas, and prior to storing, placing hot food in the refrigerator could spoil other food, and lead to higher energy consumption. When storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container with a lid. This prevents moisture from evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients. Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air keeps refrigerator Allow hot food to cool temperatures even. Do not open the door frequently. and cause temperatures to rise. Never so Freezer keep Opening the door lets too much food in door rack because that the door cannot be air enter the refrigerator, they may push against by inner racks closed. fully Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This compartment When storing warm frozen food like ice cream for a - they may causes break when frozen. loss of taste and nutrient. long period, place it on the freezer shelf, not in the door rack. Do not touch the cold foods hands and - Refrigerator compartment or containers- place glass products in the freezer That's why you may have chilblains are frozen, causing personal injury. moist food in top contact with chilled air. Avoid placing especially and made of metallic -, with wet compartment. they may be broken when their inner matters refrigerator shelves, it could freeze from direct Always clean food prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed and wiped, and packed food should be wiped, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. When storing eggs in their storage rack or box, ensure that they are fresh, and always store them in an upright position, which keeps them fresh longer. NOTE ? 19 If you keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, frequent openning of the door or storing a lot of vegetables in it may cause dew to form which has no effect on its performance. Remove the dew with dust cloth free from care. Care and maintenance 0 0 Suggestion on food How to dismantle parts NOTE ? Freezer Separate the lamp by pulling it out ( ) while slightly striking ( ) and rotating ( ) the lamp compartment lamp cover. Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. the lamp by pulling it out, and then remove the lamp. Max. 15 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at service center. Separate Dispenser lamp Freezer To compartment remove a a shelf, lift the left part of the shelf bit, push it to the direction ( ), lift the right part to the direction ( ), and take it out. a shelf Door rack and Lift the door rack holding both sides pull it out to ( ) direction. support Ice Dismantling is done in the reverse sequence of assembly. Be sure to unplug the power plug before dismantling and assembly. Never apply severe force to dismantle parts. Parts may be damaged. Lift the space direction. storage bin Hold the ice storage bin as shown in the right figure and pull it out ( ) while slightly lifting it pull it out to and Space plus plus ( ) and ( ) ( ) ( ). It is recommended not to dismantle the ice storage bin unless it is necessary. Be sure to use both hands when removing the ice storage bin, so as not to drop it on the floor. If the ice storage bin does rotate the After rotating not fit well, slightly device. The water collector has no self-drainage function. So it should be cleaned regularly. Remove the cover by pulling the front of the water collector cover and dry it with a cloth. dispenser is used 20 storage Care and maintenance To remove the lamp cover, press the protrusion under the lamp cover to the front and then pull the lamp cover out. Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Lamp in refrigerator compartment Refreshment Separate the bin ( ) to upward. Separate the upper rack of the refreshment center and then pull out the refreshment center cover ( ). center The refreshment center by pulling it can be removed upwards. NOTE ? Be sure to remove parts from the refrigerator door when removing the vegetable compartment, snack drawer and refreshment To Vegetable compartment remove cover, pull the out center cover. vegetable compartment the vegetable compartment bit to the front , lift the front part of the vegetable compartment cover as shown by cover a , and take it out. Ice Maker Turn off the Ice maker on a long after remove the Space plus, term vacation or don't use a ice. You want to 21 switch(off) use a ice, turn on the Ice make switch(on). if you are General information Vacation time Power failure During average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation. Place freezable items in freezer for longer life. When you plan not to operate, remove all food, disconnect the power cord, clean the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN to prevent odor formation. Most power failures that are corrected in an hour two will not affect your or refrigerator temperatures. However, you should minimize the number of door openings while the power is off. If you move Remove To avoid Anti condensation pipe securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator. damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into or The outside wall of the refrigerator cabinet may sometimes get warm, the base. especially just after installation. Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation refrigerator to prevent "sweating" on pipe, which pumps hot the outer cabinet wall. Cleaning It is that your refrigerator be kept clean to prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and stain plastic surfaces if important allowed to settle. Exterior Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap refrigerator. Wipe with a clean damp Interior After Regular cleaning is mild detergent and cloth and then or detergent to clean the durable finish of your dry. recommended. Wash all compartments warm water. Rinse and dry. a baking cleaning verify that the power cord is not damaged, power plug power plug is well inserted into the power consent. Warning Always Please remove electrical parts power cord from the wall outlet prior to soda solution or a is not overheated, cleaning in the vicinity or of (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 an electric shock. Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, coarse abrasive cleaners, strong alkaline solutions, flammable or toxic cleaning liquids on any surface. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet or damp hands, because damp object will stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Trouble Before shooting for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. This list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective calling workmanship Occurrence or materials in this Possible appliance. Solution cause Runing of refrigerator Refrigerator compressor does not run. Refrigerator control is off. Set refrigerator control. See controls. Refrigerator is in defrost This is normal for cycle. Power outage. Check house Refrigerator runs too much or too long one Room or Make sure outlet. lights. is larger than the you owned. Refrigerator previous Doors opened too recently. frequently or too freezer door may be Refrigerator control is set too cold. Refrigerator or worn, cracked, freezer or gasket is poorly fitted. into This is normal. Larger, more efficient units run longer in these conditions. refrigerator Warm food will cause the refrigerator to run longer until the desired temperature is reached. long. Refrigerator or slightly open. tightly pushed It takes some hours for the to cool down completely. amounts of warm or hot food are is It is normal for the refrigerator to work longer under these conditions. outside weather is hot. may have been stored plug a Call local electric company. Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. Large the fully automatic defrosting refrigerator. The defrost cycle occurs periodically. at wall outlet is disconnected. Plug setting dirty, Warm air entering the refrigerator causes it to run longer. Open the door less often. Make the refrigerator is level. Keep food and containers from blocking door. See problem section. OPENING/CLOSING of doors. sure Set the refrigerator control to a warmer setting until the refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the door seal will cause refrigerator to run longer in order to maintain desired temperatures. Thermostat is at a constant keeping the temperature. refrigerator This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. Occurrence Refrigerator compressor does not run. Temperatures Possible Thermostat is at a constant Solution cause the keeping refrigerator temperature. This is normal. The refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. are too cold Temperature in the freezer is too cold but the refrigerator temperature is Set the freezer control to a warmer setting until the freezer temperature is Freezer control is set too cold satisfactory. satisfactory. in the is too cold and the freezer Temperature refrigerator Set the Refrigerator control is set too cold. refrigerator control warmer setting Refrigerator control is set too cold. See above solution. to a temperature is satisfactory. Food stored in drawers freezes. Meat stored in fresh meat drawer freezes. Meat should be stored at a temperature just below the freezing point of water (32˚F, 0 ˚C) for maximum fresh storage time. It is normal for ice crystals to form due to the moisture content of meat. Freezer control is set too Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. Temperatures are too warm Temperatures in the refrigerator or freezer warm. are too warm. Refrigerator control Refrigerator control is set too warm. has some effect on freezer temperature. Doors are opened too frequently or too long. Door is Large slightly open. Warm air enters the refrigerator/ freezer whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. Close the door amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. recently. completely. Wait until the refrigerator or freezer has a chance to reach its selected temperature. has recently been disconnected for a period of time. A Refrigerator control Set the Refrigerator Temperature in the refrigerator is too warm but the freezer temperature is satisfactory. is set too warm. refrigerator requires cool down completely. setting. refrigerator some control to hours to a colder Possible Occurrence Solution cause Sound and noise Louder sound levels when refrigerator is on. Louder sound levels when Today's refrigerators storage capacity and even have increased maintain more It is normal for sound levels to be higher. temperatures. Refrigerator operates at higher pressures during the start of the ON cycle. This is normal. The sound will level off the refrigerator continues to run. Floor is Be as compressor comes on. Vibrating or rattling noise. weak. rocks on the floor when it is uneven or Refrigerator moved slightly. Items are placed on vibrating. the top of the Dishes are vibrating the refrigerator. Refrigerator is on touching refrigerator the shelves in wall or cabinets. sure floor is level and solid and can adequately support refrigerator. Remove items. It is normal for dishes to vibrate slightly. Move dishes slightly. Make sure refrigerator is level and firmly set on floor. Move refrigerator so that it does not touch the wall or refrigerator. Water/Moisture /Ice inside refrigerator Moisture collects on the inside walls of the refrigerator. The weather is hot and humid which increases the rate of frost buildup and internal sweating. This is normal. Door is slightly open. See problem section doors. Door is opened too often or too long. Open opening/closing of the door less often. Water/Moisture /Ice outside refrigerator Moisture forms on the outside of the refrigerator or between doors. Weather is humid. This is normal in humid weather. When humidity is lower, the moisture should disappear. Door is slightly open,causing cold air from the inside the refrigerator to meet warm air from the outside. This time, close the door completely. Occurrence Possible Solution cause Odors in refrigerator Clean interior with sponge,warm water and baking soda. Interior needs to be cleaned. Food with strong odor is in the Some containers and produce odors. refrigerator. wrapping materials Cover food Use completely. different container wrapping materials. a or brand of Opening/Closing of doors/Drawers Door(s) will not close. Food Door(s) will not close. Door was closed too hard, door to open slightly. package is keeping causing is not level. It rocks floor when it is moved slightly. Refrigerator Floor is Move door open. other on the weak. rocks on the floor when it uneven or Refrigerator is moved slightly. packages closing. that Close both doors gently. Adjust Be the Refrigerator Drawers are difficult to move. Food is drawer is touching touching shelf wall on Track that drawer slides or cabinets. top of the on is dirty. height adjusting floor is level and sure support refrigerator. Contact carpenter to sloping Move Keep keep door from screw. can correct adequately sagging or floor. refrigerator.. less food in drawer. Clean drawer and track. Dispenser Dispenser will not dispense ice When the first into the bin, the Ice storage bin is empty. Freezer temperature is set too warm. Household water line valve is not open. supply of ice is dropped dispenser should operate. Turn the freezer control to a higher setting so that ice cubes will be made. When the first supply of ice is made, the dispenser should operate. household water line valve and allow sufficient time for ice to be made. When ice is made, dispenser should Open operate. Refrigerator or freezer door is not closed. Be sure both doors are closed. Occurrence Dispenser will not dispense ice. Possible Solution cause Ice has melted and frozen around auger due to infrequent use, temperature fluctuations and/or power outrages. Remove ice storage bin, and thaw and the contents. Clean bin, wipe dry and replace in proper position. When new ice is made, dispenser should operate. Ice dispenser is jammed. will Dispenser not dispense water. Ice cubes are jammed between the ice maker arm and back of the bin. Remove the ice cubes that the dispenser. are Ice cubes Use the dispenser often not freeze together. that cubes do are together. so Ice cubes that have been purchased or made in some other way have been used in the dispenser. ice cubes made by the ice maker should be used with the dispenser. Household water line valve is not open. See problem "Ice maker is not making any ice." Open Refrigerator Water has an odd taste and/or odor. frozen jamming or freezer door is not closed. Water has been in the tank for too long. Only the Be household water line valve. sure both doors are closed. Draw and discard 7 glasses of water to freshen the supply. Draw and discard an additional 7 glasses to completely rinse out tank. Unit not properly connected to cold water line. Sound of ice dropping Sound of water supply Other This sound is normally made when bin. Volume may vary according to Connect unit to cold water line which supplies water to kitchen faucet. automatically made ice refrigerator's location. This sound is normally made when ice maker is the automatically made ice. Please thoroughly supplied read 'Automatic ice maker and is dropped into ice storage with water after dispenser' dropping in this manual.