LG | GR-482BEF | LG GR-482BEF Owner’s Manual

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
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
3. You have
or
the
the
to
for 2
required, adjust
leveling
pensate 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.
com-
model with
bar-type handle, assemaccording to instruction card.
or
outlet.
storing food,
leave your
refrigerator
partment to ensure proper cooling.
Your refrigerator is now ready for use.
appliance between 10˚C and 43˚C.
temperature around the appliance is too
or high, cooling ability may lessen.
If the
2
on
3 hours.
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
5. Install this
low
same
5. Prior to
must be level.
screws
to
4. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances on
should be elevated 1 inch from
vibrations, the unit
If
a
ble the handle
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
4. To avoid
box, etc., in
places.They are packed together
prevent possible damage during shipment.
from the wall.
refrigerator
ice cube
off
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
com-
FEATURE CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Lamp
Freezer
Temperature
Control Dial
Freezer Door Rack
Freezer Shelf
(Plastic
Twisting
Ice
or
Steel)
Serve(Option)
Egg Storage
Rack
or
General
Type
Ice
Wine Rack
Making
(Option
if steel shelf)
You can use
this as
Vodka rack
in the Freezer.
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Deodorizer
(Option)
Chilled
Compariment
Temperature
Dairy Corner
(Option)
Control Dial
F.I.R
Movable Rack
Lamp
Lamp (Option)
Bottle Guide
Shelves
(Plastic
or
Steel)
Refrigerator
Multi Flow Duct
Door
Rack
Distributes cold air to
each
part
of refrigerator
compartment.
Leveling
Vegetable Drawer
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
NOTE
?If you found some
other models.
Screw
Vegetable
(Option)
parts missing
3
from your
Partitioner
unit, they may be parts only used in
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
is
operation
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
Initially
set the TEMP. CONTROL at "5" and the COLD AIR CONTROL at "5".
Leave it
COLDEST
1
TEMP. CONTROL
Then
operating for 24 hours(one day) to stabilize.
adjust the compartment temperature according to your desire.
?TEMP.CONTROL-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
The
FREEZER
higher the
number
setting,
the colder the
refrigerator compartment will
become.
COLD AIR CONTROL
1
FREEZER. MIN
5
NORMAL
8
FREEZER. MAX
?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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654
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In cold weather the unit
For colder
?
freezer,
operates
less and the freezer
compartment
has
tendency to
a
warm
up.
turn the COLD AIR CONTROL to "7"~"8".
If you take a lot of foods in the freezer or open its door frequently, its temperature is apt to be somewhat highIn this case, set the COLD AIR CONTROL dial between 7 and 8 to cool it. Return the COLD AIR CONTROL
er.
dial to the
?
original position
In hot weather
dency to
warm
For colder
or
to
put
to cut down the
consumption
much foods in the
of energy.
refrigerator compartment,
the
refrigerator compartment
has
a
ten-
up.
refrigerator,
turn the COLD AIR CONTROL to "2"~"4"to direct
more
cold air into the
refrigerator compart-
ment, 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
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
General
type
or
Twisting
ice
serve
type.
Type
To make ice
place
it
on
cubes, fill the ice tray with
water and
the Ice cube box. Then insert the ice
cube box in the freezer
compartment.
Ice
Trays
Ice Cube Box
To
remove
twist
Twisting
ice
cubes, hold the tray
Ice Serve
To make ice
Type
cubes, fill the ice tray with
insert in its
position.
To
ice
remove
turn
at its ends and
gently.
water and
cubes, hold the knob of the tray and
gently. Then,
ice cubes
drop
in the ice cube
Ice
box.
Trays
Ice Cube Box
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OPERATION
CHILLED COMPARIMENT
When the door is
opened,
in the fresh meat. So you
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.
compartment
is deodorized with
prick the cooling
in
cooling
air outlet for
air outlet with
When
storing food with a strong odor,
passed on to other foods.
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
Catalyst
Catalyst
To
no
use
As the
need
is
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
the nucleic
By increasing
long time.
Ray Lamp
restrains the
dryness
of the foods and
keeps
its
transforming.
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
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
high
When
ing,
How food is frozen and defrosted is
refrigerator compartment.
prior
to
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures,
hot food in the
such
important
factor
as
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
storing,
helps
and
wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container. This
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
tures to rise.
To
an
freshness and flavor.
adjust
the
frequently. Opening
temperature
control
easily,
the door lets
warm
do not store food
evaporat-
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
near
moisture from
prevents
the
even.
refrigerator, causing temperacontrol 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
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.
NOTE
ensure
that
they
are
be washed and
fresh, and always
wiped,
and
store them in
a
packed
up-right
If you keep the refrigerator in a hot, and humid place, frequently open its door or put a lot of vegetables in 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
or a
mild
detergent
dry.
WARNING
Always
power cord from the wall
outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of electrical parts (lamps, switches, controls, etc.).
up excess moisture with a sponge or
cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting
Wipe
or
hands.
Use
into any electrical part and causing
short circuit. Do not use flammable
lukewarm solution of mild soap
to clean the durable finish of your
-
detergent
refrigerator. Wipe
then dry.
INTERIOR
soda solution
remove
faces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
or
-
water. Rinse and
scouring pads, brushes, coarse
strong alkaline solutions on
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold sur-
EXTERIOR
baking
a
warm
or
any surface.
damp
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
a
with
a
a
electric
toxic
or
cleaning liquids.
clean, damp cloth and
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
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
the interior
to
prevent
longer
Remove
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
refrigerator
cabinet may
sometimes
get warm,
especially just after instal-
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
lation. Don't be alarmed.
However, you should minimize the number of door
This is due to the anti-
openings while the power is off. During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on
top of your frozen packages.
condensation
pipe, which
refrigerant to
prevent "sweating" on the
pumps hot
outer cabinet wall.
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Anti-Condensation
Pipe
LAMP REPLACEMENT
FREEZER LAMP
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove the
room
lamp
lid
by taking
down while
pulling
its back
projection.
3. Remove the
lamp by turning
4. Assemble in
reverse
the
same
it counterclockwise and
replace new one.
disassembly. Replacement bulb must be
original.
order of
specification
as
REFRIGERATOR LAMP
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove
3. To
refrigerator shelves.
the lamp cover, insert
remove
and
pull
4. Turn the
lamp
5. Assemble in
the
driver at under hole of the
lamp
cover
it out forwards.
same
counterclockwise.
reverse
order of
specification
as
disassembly. Replacement
original.
bulb must be
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT
If
In the event of
possible,
connect the
to its
indi-
refrigerator
prevent it and other applihousehold lights from causing an overcould cause a power outage.
own
vidual electrical outlet to
ances or
load that
In order to
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
by
er
cord is
it must be
supply
damaged,
special cord or assembly from
or its service agent.
a
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
attraction to children. Remove
lids
or
electric short
Improper
circuit, grounding
electric shock
by
pro-
electric current.
prevent possible electric shock,
grounded.
this
must be
use
of the
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or sergrounding instructions are not
electric shock. Consult
replaced
vice person if the
the manufactur-
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
on
whether the
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
an
(earthing) reduces the risk of
viding an escape wire for the
appliance
If the
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
dangerous
gaskets, latches,
appliance
must be
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
some other action to make it
appliance,or take
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?
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
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
strong
in the back side of the
odors should be
tightly
covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
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cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
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