LG | GR-372SF | LG GR-372SF 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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2
3
4
Starting
Temperature
Ice
Control
Making
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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9
9
10
10
REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE .........11~12
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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P/No. 3828JP8036A
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.
near
NEXT
it is easy to
use.
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and
all dust accumulated during shipping.
heat sources, direct
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
off
box, etc., in
places.They are packed together
prevent possible damage during shipment.
to
3. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances on
or
the
same
outlet.
from the wall.
refrigerator
4. Prior to
should be elevated 1 inch from
for 2
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
4. To avoid
vibrations, the unit
or
storing food,
leave your
refrigerator
3 hours.
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
must be level.
compartment to ensure proper cooling.
Your refrigerator is now ready for use.
If required, adjust the leveling screws to
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
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
2
on
FEATURE CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Freezer
Temperature
Freezer Door Rack
Control Dial
Ice
Trays
Freezer Shelf
(Plastic
Ice
Twisting
or
Steel)
Egg Storage
Serve(Option)
Rack
or
General
Ice
Type
Making
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Deodorizer
(Option)
Fresh Zone
Dairy Corner
(Option)
Temperature
Control Dial
F.I.R
Movable Rack
Lamp
Lamp (Option)
Bottle Guide
Shelves
or Steel or
Refrigerator
(Plastic
Tempered Glass)
Door
Rack
Multi Flow Duct
Distributes cold air to
each
part
Leveling
of
refrigerator
compartment.
Vegetable Drawer
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
TE
NO
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If you found some parts missing from your
used in other models.
parts only
3
unit, they may be
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
refrigerator compartments.
the
temperature
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)
COLD AIR CONTROL
FOR STEEL 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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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.
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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.
4
so
it is recommended to set the Knob at
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
ice
remove
twist
Twisting
Ice
Trays
Ice Cube Box
compartment.
cubes, hold the tray
at its ends and
gently.
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
ice cubes
gently. Then,
drop
in the ice cube
(In
case
of
a
place
a
shelf at
cube
Trays
Ice Cube Box
box.
To
Ice
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
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
in
cooling
air outlet for
air outlet with
storing
passed on to other foods.
a
a
circulating
sharp tip
strong odor, wrap it
or
because the
store it in
a
t
remove
after
in
harm to you and the food.
air in fresh food
ally
y ss
C
Catt
To
no
use
As the
need
is
compartment
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
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
Fish, Meat, Poultry and
It is useful to
the
so on
taste of the food
keep
original
by
restraining excessive fermentation and overripe of
Vegetable with spices, Yogurt, and so on
F.I.R's the
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 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.
N
CIO
C AU
PRE
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
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
How food is frozen and defrosted is
refrigerator compartment.
prior
to
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures,
hot food in the
such
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
temperature
control
easily,
the door lets
warm
do not store food
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
the
near
moisture from
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.
TE
NO
If you keep
vegetables
ensure
that
the
they
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 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 allowed to settle.
Never
metallic
use
abrasive cleaners
INTERIOR PARTS
door
etc. with
and
Use
a
or
lukewarm solution of mild soap
detergent to clean the durable finish of your
refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and
then dry.
or
INTERIOR
or a
mild
detergent
dry.
WARNING
hands.
-
soda solution
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 short circuit. Do not use
flammable or toxic cleaning liquids.
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
-
water. Rinse and
scouring pads, brushes, coarse
strong alkaline solutions on
objects
EXTERIOR
baking
a
warm
or
any surface.
damp
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
Regular cleaning of the interior and
parts is recommended. If you have the
Wash all compartments with a baking soda
solution. Rinse and dry.
-
interior
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
prevent
life.
all the way into the base.
plan
the interior
to
longer
to be away for an extended period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
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
refrigerator
get warm,
especially just after
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
installation. Don't be
However, you should minimize the number of door
while the power is off.
openings
failures of
on
top
longer duration, place
packages.
alarmed. This is due to
During
a
cabinet may
sometimes
power
block of dry ice
the anti-condensation
pipe, which pumps hot
refrigerant to prevent
"sweating" on the outer
of your frozen
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
to its
individual electrical outlet to
In order to
appliance
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
by
a
cord is
supply
special cord
manufacturer
or
it must be
damaged,
assembly from
service agent.
or
its
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
an electric short circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
refrigerator
prevent it and other
appliances or household lights from causing an
overload that could cause a power outage.
own
Improper
prevent possible electric shock,
grounded.
this
must be
use
of the
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or
the grounding instructions are not
electric shock. Consult
replaced
service person if
the
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
on
whether the
DO NOT MODIFY
OR EXTEND THE
POWER CORD
LENGTH
It will
cause
shock
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
attraction to children. Remove
lids
or
dangerous
gaskets, latches,
electric
fire.
appliance
must be
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
appliance,or take some other action to make it
or
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
Disposal of the old appliance
appliance contains fluid (refrigerant, lubricant) and is made of parts and materials which are reusable
and/or recyclable.
All the important materials should be sent to the collection center of waste material and can be reused after
rework (recycling). For take back, please contact with the local agency.
This
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REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING
-
TYPE(Option)
Converting
Door is
Optional
PRECAUTION
1. Before
the door
replacing
opening type,
first of
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.
the
5. This
the
refrigerator, according
right or the left.
to the install
position
or
assembling
or
user's
liking,
can
be used
HOW TO REPLACE THE DOOR OPENING TYPE
from the left-opening type to right
(when converting
1
Separate
the
and
Cap
Hinge Upper
2
.
Separating
as
the
type
of
opening
opening type)
the Freezer Door
.
3
2
1
3
Separating
the
Refrigerator
Hinge-C
Door
and the
4
.
5
Separating
the
Hinge
Lower
.
6
4
11
from
REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE
Move the Position of
5 Assembly
Adjustable
Screw
6
.
Assemble the
Hinge
Lower
.
7
6
Move the
Cap
Bracket
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
Freezer Door
e
and Assemble the
.
3
3
12
5
11
11
Move the Pin Position
e
of the
Hinge
12
Upper.
Assemble the
Cap
Hinge Upper
and the
.
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2
1
12
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
wrapped.
Interior needs
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may
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in the back side of the
odors should be
tightly
covered
cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
have been left ajar.
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(7)
(6 )
( 10 )
(8)
(4)
(9)
(3)
( 12 )
(3)
(5)
( 11 )
( 13 )
(2)
(1 )
12
(3)
(2)
(1 )
(6 )
(4)
11
(5)
10
9
8
7
6
5
5
4
6
7
3
8
2
COLD
9
COLDEST
1
TEMP. CONTROL
COLD AIR CONTROL
1
FREEZER. MIN
5
NORMAL
8
FREEZER. MAX
73
654
8
COLD AIR CONTROL
FOR STEEL SHELF
8
1
FREEZER. MIN
7
NORMAL
8
FREEZER. MAX
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876
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8
4
3
2
2
3
4
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