LG | GR-542WQ | LG GR-542WQ Owner’s Manual

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
NANCE,
INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTE-
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
evaporating tray,
They are packed together
damage during shipment.
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch or greater
more
The
the
If
refrigerator
and 2 inches
7. Connect the power
refrigerator should
floor, especially if it
or
carpeted.
vibrations, the unit
required, adjust
pensate for
the
unevenness
screws
partment
Your
to com-
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
box,
cover
places.
prevent possible
cord
(or plug) to the
appliances on
refrigerator
on
for
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
must be level.
leveling
supply
8. Prior to use, leave your
2 or 3 hours.
be elevated 1 inch from
is
off
outlet. Don't double up with other
the same outlet.
from the wall.
4. To avoid
ice cube
as
etc., 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.
to lower it.
2
cooling.
ready for use.
to ensure proper
refrigerator
is
now
com-
FEATURE CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Freezer
Lamp
Quick-Freezing
Room
Freezer
Temperature
Control Dial
Ice
Trays
Freezer Door Rack
Ice Cube Box
Freezer Shelf
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
F.I.R
Egg Storage
Rack
Lamp(Optional)
Deodorizer(Optional)
Hexa Structure
Chilled Room
ON END CHECK ON/OFF
Water
Temperature
System
Control Dial
Lamp
Refrigerator
Shelves
Door
Rack
Multi Flow Duct
(Optional)
Leveling
Distributes cold air to
each
part
of
Screw
refrigerator
compartment.
Humidity
Cover Evaporating
Tray
(Evaporating Tray;
Control Lever
Vegetable Drawer
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables, etc.
fresh and crisp.
Collects and
evaporates
water
during defrosting.)
3
OPERATION
STARTING
When your
first
prior
or
If
to
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
interrupted,
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperatures
frozen foods.
allow
a
5 minute
delay
before
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Your
REFRIGERATOR
FREEZER
2
refrigerator
has two controls that let you regu-
late the
temperature in the freezer and refrigerator
compartments.
Initially,
2
set the freezer and
ment controls at
refrigerator compart'2'(mid-position).
For colder
1
1
3
temperatures, adjust the compartment
higher number, and for warmer temperatures, adjust the compartment control to a
control to
3
COLDER
COLDER
a
lower number.
ICE MAKING
To make ice
cubes, fill the ice tray with
water and
place
it in the freezer.
To
remove
ice
cubes, hold the tray
at its ends and twist
gently.
TIP
To
remove
before
ice cubes
easily,
run
water on the
twisting.
4
tray
Except
when
control
more
starting,
do not
than
number at
one
change
a
each
time.
OPERATION
HEXA STRUCTURE WATER SYSTEM
Feature Chart
TOP LID
CONTROL PART
Control buttons
the
Open
and
displays
operating state.
top lid when
pouring
the
water in the bottle.
HANDLE GROOVE
BOTTLE
Pour the water into
ROTATOR
the bottle between
1L and 1.5L line.
Rotates the water
.
ROTATOR HOLDER
ON
END
CHECK
ON/OFF
In
cleaning,
turn
clockwise
and disassemble it.
OPERATION
RESERVATION
When the bottle is
Can be used to store
located in this
the hexa structure
water when
does not
place,
the rotator does
system
operate.
not rotate.
Only
5
for reservation.
OPERATION
Using
Be
sure
The Hexa Structure Water
to wash the bottle clean before
using
ON
Operating
System
it.
CHECK
END
ON/OFF
sequence of Hexa structure water system
1. Pour the water into the bottle between 1L and 1.5L line and
put it
on
the
system 'OPERATION'.
2. Push the 'ON/OFF' button.
3. 'ON'
lamp
4. After the
lamp
is turned
lapse
is turned
on
and Hexa structure water
of maximum three
on
hours,
system operates.
the water is turned into the hexa structure water and 'END'
automatically.
5. Take the bottle out
containing
the hexa structure water to be made
'RESERVATION' side. Now it's
ready
just
6. CANCEL IN OPERATING: If you want to cancel while
And then 'ON'
CAUTION
:
lamp
is turned off and the
Do not pour
Be
sure
now
and
to drink the hexa structure water for two
operating, push
operating system stops.
anything except
the water to drink into the
to pour the water in the bottle after
cooling
put it
on
the
days.
the 'ON/OFF' button
bottle, such
as
off below 30°C in
once more.
milk, juice
case
etc.
of hot
water.
TIP
1. The hexa structure water
2. If the 'CHECK'
and 1.5L line.
lamp
turns on due to the water
Then, push the 'ON/OFF' button
3. In condition of 'END'
hexa structure water
4. If power failure
electric power
system operates for maximum three hours.
insufficiency, supply the water
once again, and it operates.
lamp's turning on after the operating is completed, you
again by repeating the operating sequence 1-4 above.
operating, the operating stops and the lamp
supplies, push the 'ON/OFF' button again to operate it.
occurs
in
6
between 1L
can
make the
is turned off. When
OPERATION
Cleaning
1.
Open
the
top lid of the bottle by turning it in
2. Clean the bottle inside
disassemble the rotator holder of the bottle
inside bottom by turning
direction(clockwise).
Especially, wash the rotator and
cleanly after separating them.
direction(counter-clockwise),
it in
and
part, lid, rotator, rotator
cleanser, and
holder etc. with soft sponge with
wash them with lukewarm water.
an arrow
an arrow
rubber
rubber
ring
ring
rotator
3. Put the rotator with '+'
place
sign upward
of the bottle inside
holder
on
its proper
the rotator
4.
on
bottom, put
the rotator, and assemble
Finally,
wash inside of the bottle with water and
then close the lid.
by rotating
it counter-clockwise.
CAUTION !
'+'
sign
on
the rotator should
face up.
CAUTION
:
Use cold water
In
assembling
only.
after
turned it over, the
Hot water may deform the
cleaning,
system
Fasten the rotator holder
plastic
bottle.
be careful to the direction of the rotator. If
does not
tight,
or
assembling
operate.
else the rotator and the rotator holder
can
drift away in
system's operating.
Do not disassemble the lid of bottle
with
bottom, which
order.
7
causes
the
system
to
get
out of
OPERATION
Just Check The
Water noise in
System Again
In The
Water noise
operating
Rotator noise
In
can
operating,
the 'CHECK'
Cases
Following
be heard when the water is
if the bottle lifts
lamp
or
insufficient(below
the water in the bottle is
1L
line).
insufficient,
system
turns on, the rotator noise occurs, and the
stops.
'CHECK'
the
lamp
1. Is the water in the bottle insufficient?
turns on,
system does
not
operate.
2. Does the bottle lift
3. Does the bottle
button
or move
put
on
If 'CHECK'
lamp
operating?
the 'OPERATION'
normally
or
is 'ON/OFF'
without the bottle?
pushed
4. Is the bottle assembled
push
in
correctly
after
cleaning?
turns on, check the numbers 1-4 above. And then
the 'ON/OFF' button
again,
then the
system operates.
Important Warnings
When
pouring
the noise
the water into the
occurs
in
operating,
Do not lift the bottle while
or
bottle, fill it between 1L and 1.5L line. In the
the system does not operate.
operating.
In the
case
of
lifting
the
case
of insufficient water,
bottle, the system stops and 'CHECK' lamp
turns on.
Do not
put anything except the bottle in the system, which
Do not
operate the system with pouring anything except the
Be
sure
to pour the water into the bottle after
When the bottle is not used for three
clean, and then
use
days
or
cooling
8
the
system
water into the
out of order.
bottle, such
as
milk, juice
etc.
it off.
more, be
it.
causes
sure
to pour out the water from the
bottle, wash it
OPERATION
Before
Calling
For Service
COMPLAINT
'CHECK'
lamp
turns
POINTS TO BE CHECKED
1. Is the water in the bottle
on
REMEDY
1. After
insufficient?
filling
the water between
1L and 1.5L
line, push the
'ON/OFF' button
2. Does the bottle lift
ON
END
CHECK
in
ON/OFF
or move
again.
2. 3. 4. Put the bottle
on
'OPERATION'
operating?
3. Does the bottle
'OPERATION'
put
and
the
on
the
correctly
push 'ON/OFF'
again.
button
normally?
4. Is 'ON/OFF' button
without the bottle
pushed
ready?
5. Is the bottle assembled
correctly
after
5. Put the rotator with '+'
cleaning?
upward
and fasten it
sign
tight
with rotator holder.
All of three
1. Does
lamps, 'ON',
'END', and 'CHECK',
turn
the
on.
a
magnetic body,
bottle, put
on
not
1. After
the bottle
taking
body, put
out the
the bottle
END
CHECK
ON/OFF
on
the
'OPERATION' and
place?
'ON/OFF' button
ON
magnetic
2. Are any substances jammed
between the rotator and
push
again.
the
2. Remove the substance.
rotator holder?
3. Do the
lamps turn on
continuously after checking
3.
Inquire
at the service center.
the number 1,2 above?
All of three
lamps, 'ON',
'END', and 'CHECK',
turn off.
1. Does the power failure
occur?
2. Does the
appliances operate.
2. Check if the power cord is
plugged to the outlet, and if
refrigerator
operate?
ON
END
CHECK
1. Check if other electric
ON/OFF
the fuse is shorted.
3. Did the power failure
occur
temporarily?
4. Have you
operating
3. 4. Push the 'ON/OFF' button
again
ever
canceled the
of the
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system?
to
operate it.
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
higher
When
ing,
How food is frozen and thawed is
refrigerator compartment.
an
important
factor
its freshness and flavor.
prior
to
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures, such
hot food in the
as
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 block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
Do not open the door
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
keeps refrigerator temperatures
air enter the
even.
refrigerator, causing tempera-
tures to rise.
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
When
storing
frozen food like ice
cream
for
a
they
may break when frozen.
causes
loss of taste and nutrition.
long period, place
it
on
the freezer
shelf,
not in the door
rack.
REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
Avoid
placing
moist food
deep
inside
refrigerator shelves,
it could freeze upon direct contact with chilled
air.
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.
ensure
that
they
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are
be washed and
fresh, and always
wiped,
and
store them in a
packed
up-right
CLEANING
It is
that your refrigerator be kept clean to
undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
INTERIOR PARTS
important
prevent
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
and
strong alkaline solutions
faces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
Use
-
a
or
lukewarm solution of mild soap
INTERIOR
interior
-
with
a
Any
parts is recommended. If you have the No
dust accumulated in the
proper
automatically, leave
both doors open during the entire cleaning process.
Disconnect the power supply, and remove food and
refrigerator
1. Remove the
regularly.
tray may 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
cover
2. Draw out the
compartment shelves, storage trays etc.
compartments with a baking soda
Wash all
solution. Rinse and
dry.
EVAPORATING TRAY should be cleaned
of the interior and
Frost model which defrosts
all
mild deter-
ing liquids.
clean, damp cloth and
Regular cleaning
or a
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
shock. Do not use flammable or toxic clean-
to clean the durable finish of your
detergent
refrigerator. Wipe
then dry.
soda solution
water. Rinse and
WARNING
hands.
EXTERIOR
baking
warm
on
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold sur-
or
and
-
coarse
any surface.
damp
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
etc. with the
gent
scouring pads, brushes,
or
door
3.
dry.
affected.
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
plan
longer
Remove
life.
to be away for an extended
all the way into the base.
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN
to
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screws, turn them
or
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
prevent odor formation.
The outside wall of the
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
refrigerator
cabinet may
sometimes
get
especially just
warm,
after instal-
lation. Don't be alarmed.
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.
the power cord from the outlet.
Unplug
2. Pull out
quick-freezing room shelf.
quick-freezing room door upwards,
3. Raise
lamp
side,
and
support the bottom side of
room
lid with your hand. Insert the '- -' type screwdriver into the slit on the lower
and remove room lamp lid by pulling it forward as shown in the figure at
-
right.
4. Remove the
lamp by turning
5. Assemble in
reverse
specification
same
it counterclockwise.
order of
as
disassembly. Replacement
original.
bulb must be the
REFRIGERATOR LAMP
1.
the power cord from the outlet.
Unplug
2. Remove
lamp
shelves.
refrigerator
3. Insert the
'- -'
-
type
lid
screwdriver into the slit
it forward
on
the upper
shown in the
side, and
by pulling
figure
right.
lamp counterclockwise.
Assemble in reverse order of disassembly. Replacement bulb
same specification as original.
as
remove room
at
4. Turn the
5.
must be the
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
possible,
connect the
refrigerator
vidual electrical outlet to
ances or
household
load that could
to its own indi-
from
causing
an over-
power outage.
In order to
appliance
Improper
special
tools
are
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
attraction to children. Remove
latches, lids
appliance,or
or
by
pro-
electric current.
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
use
grounded.
of the
vice person if the
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or sergrounding instructions are not
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
required.
on
whether the
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
circuit, grounding
electric shock
electric shock. Consult
If the power cord of the refrigerator is damaged,
have it replaced by a repair shop appointed by the
as
electric short
an
(earthing) reduces the risk of
viding an escape wire for the
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
manufacturer,
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
In the event of
prevent it and other appli-
lights
cause a
ABOUT
dangerous
either gaskets,
appliance
must be
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
some other action to make it
take
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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