LG | GR-B472Q | LG GR-B522Q Owner’s Manual

REFRIGERATORFREEZER
OWNER'S MANUAL
Model(s): GR-B472
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GR-B522 ***
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY
BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY
FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
3828JD8968D
P/No. 3828JD8968D
3828JD8968D(2_Ar)
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2006.2.8, 11:51 AM
INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
INNER PARTS
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3
4
OPERATIONS......................................................... 5
Starting
Controls For
Refrigerator Compartment
Controls For Freezer
Ice
Compartment
Making (Optional)
Fresh Zone
Defrosting
Deodorizer
(Optional)
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING
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GENERAL INFORMATION
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9
9
LAMP REPLACEMENT....................................... 10
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
SPECIFICATIONS
2
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10
11
12
INSTALLATION
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
NEXT
it is easy to
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
off all dust accumulated during shipping.
use.
2. Avoid
direct
3. To
placing the unit near
sunlight or moisture.
ensure
heat sources,
2. Install accessories such
proper air circulation around the
maintain sufficient
fridge -freezer, please
rear
3. You have
a
box, etc.,
model with
assemble the handle
wall.
bar-type handle,
according to instruction
card.
vibrations, the unit
required, adjust the leveling
compensate for
must be level. If
screws
unevenness
4. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to
the outlet. Don't double up with other
to
of the floor.
appliances
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
5. Prior to
appliance
same
storing food,
outlet.
leave your
refrigerator
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
compartment
refrigerator
below 5 °C. It may
the debasement of the
the
on
onfor2or3hours.
lower it.
5. Don't install this
cause
ice cube
shipment.
space on both the sides as well as top and
maintain at least 2 inches (5 cm) from the
4. To avoid
as
in their proper places.They are packed
together to prevent possible damage during
refrigerator.
3
is
to
ensure
now
proper
ready for
cooling.
use.
Your
INNER PARTS
NOT
E
This
guide covers several different models. The refrigerator you
purchased may have some or all of the features shown above.
4
have
OPERATIONS
STARTING
When your
prior
If
to
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
interrupted,
first
or
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperatures
frozen foods.
wait 5 minutes before
restarting.
CONTROLS FOR REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
?
Your
refrigerator
has two controls that let you
regulate
the
temperature in the freezer and refrigerator compartments.
?
Initially
set the TEMP. CONTROL at "5" and the COLD AIR
CONTROL at "5".
Leave it
Then
operating for 24 hours(one day) to stabilize.
adjust the compartment temperature according
to your
desire.
?
TEMP. CONTROL
setting,
-
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 The higher the number
refrigerator compartment will become.
the colder the
CONTROLS FOR FREEZER COMPARTMENT
?COLDAIRCONTROL-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8Settingat"8",the
freezer compartment becomes colder. But the refrigerator
compartment becomes warmer because less cold air flows into the
refrigerator compartment.
?
In cold weather the unit
colder
?
freezer,
operates less and the freezer compartment has
tendency
to
warm
up. For
If you take a lot of foods in the freezer or open its door frequently, its temperature is apt to be
somewhat higher. In this case, set the COLD AIR CONTROL dial between 7 and 8 to cool it. Return
the COLD AIR CONTROL dial to the
?
a
turn the COLD AIR CONTROL to "7"~"8".
original position
In hot weather or to put much foods in the
compartment has tendency to warm up.
to cut down the
consumption
refrigerator compartment,
the
of energy.
refrigerator
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"~"8".
Setting at "7"~"8"of the COLD AIR CONTROL, the refrigerator compartment will not be cold enough.
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Setting
Setting
the Freezer Knob at
will
satisfy 4
STAR.
the Freezer Knob at NORMAL will have sufficient
Knob at NORMAL.
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freezing effect,
so
it is recommended to set the
OPERATIONS
ICE MAKING
Choose the
General
(OPTIONAL)
type of ice-making system you have.
Type
To make ice
place
it
on
cubes, fill the ice tray with
box in the freezer
To
ice
remove
twist
water and
the Ice cube box. Then insert the ice cube
Ice
Trays
Ice Cube Box
compartment.
cubes, hold the tray
at its ends and
gently.
Twisting Ice Serve Type
To make ice
cubes, fill the ice tray with
insert in its
position.
To
ice
remove
water and
cubes, hold the knob of the tray and
turn
gently. Then,
You
can remove
ice cubes
drop
in the ice cube box.
Ice
Trays
Ice Cube Box
Frame
Twisting
compartment larger.
You should
then
pull
remove
Ice
the frame out
Ice Serve to
Trays and
right side.
use
freezer
Ice Cube Box first
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OPERATIONS
FRESH ZONE
When the door is
opened,
in the fresh
So you
zone.
the
can
air doesn't influence
warmer
keep
food fresher in it.
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
takes
place automatically.
The defrosted water flows down to the
refrigerator and
is
DEODORIZER
Unpleasant
How to
evaporating tray which
evaporated automatically.
(OPTIONAL)
odor of food in fresh food
need for any
cooling
air outlet for
prick the cooling
air outlet with
storing food with a strong odor,
passed on to other foods.
remove
the
forward after
hole
as
no
harm to you and the food.
circulating
air in fresh food
compartment, there is
no
handling.
When
To
compartment is deodorized with
use
As the deodorizer located in
Do not
is located in the lower back side of the
a
sharp tip
wrap it
or
because the
store it in
deodorizer, take down while pulling it
type driver
inserting
shown in the figure at right.
into the inside
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a
deodorizing
container with
deodorizer may be
a
damaged.
lid because odor may be
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is
factor in maintaining its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which goes bad
melons.
Allow hot food to cool prior to
lead to higher electric bills!
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures, such
hot food in the
as
important
bananas, pineapples, and
refrigerator
could
When storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container with
moisture from evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
an
a
spoil
lid. This
other
food, and
prevents
keeps refrigerator temperatures
even.
Do not open the door
to rise.
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
air enter the
refrigerator,
and
cause
temperatures
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
When
rack.
storing
frozen food like ice
Loading for Freezing
freezing:
-
cream
for
a
they
may break when frozen.
causes
loss of taste and nutrition.
long period, place
It is recommended to load
newly
it
on
the freezer
introduced foods
on
the
shelf,
not in the door
following position
for
REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
Avoid
placing
moist food
on
deep
interior
shelves, it could freeze upon direct
refrigerator
contact with chilled
Refrigerator
air. To avoid this it is better to store food in the covered
Shelf
container.
It is desirable to store moist food
and
fruit)
(especially vegetable
vegetable storage compartment. If it is
store on a shelf of the refrigerator, put it
in the
Vegetable
necessary to
close to the door away from the back wall of the
refrigerator to avoid being frozen by the cool circulating in the
Always
packed
When
clean food
prior
food should be
storing
right position,
Drawer
refrigerator.
refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
to
eggs in their storage rack, ensure that
which keeps them fresh longer.
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they
are
fresh, and always
and
wiped,
and
store them in
a
up-
CLEANING
It is
important that
you
refrigerator
be
kept
clean to
INTERIOR PARTS
Wash compartment shelves,
racks, storage trays and magnetic door seals
-
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
door
wipe up immediately, since it may acidify
plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
etc. Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap or dish
washable solution to clean the durable finish of
Never
metallic
use
abrasive cleaners
and stain
scouring pads, brushes,
strong
or
Wipe
your refrigerator.
and then dry.
coarse
alkaline solutions
on
any surface.
damp
EXTERIOR
or
Always
cleaning
to
or
Use
a
Wipe
lukewarm solution of mild soap
finish of your refrigerator.
cloth and then dry.
interior
-
power cord from the wall outlet prior
in the vicinity of electrical parts(lamps,
switches, controls, etc.).
Wipe with
Regular cleaning
a
clean, damp
a
excess
flammable
?
of the interior and
parts is recommended. Use
up
moisture with
a
sponge
or
cloth to
prevent water or liquid from getting into any electrical
part and causing electric shock. Do not use
dish washable solution to clean the durable
INTERIOR
clean, damp cloth
remove
hands.
-
a
WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
with
lukewarm
solution of mild soap or dish washable solution to
clean the durable finish of your refrigerator. Wipe
with a clean, damp cloth and then dry.
toxic
or
cleaning liquids.
Caution for
Cleaning
Not in
Surface active
use :
Anticorrosive, All
sorts of
agent, Car wax,
oil, Gasoline, Acids, Wax.
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Usable Detergent
Vegetable dish washable solution, Soapy water
?
When careless
using,
it
can occur a
color
change.
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
During average length
find it best to leave the
IF YOU MOVE
vacations, you will probably
Remove
in
remove
all
the interior
to
prevent
To avoid
all the way into the base.
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
thoroughly,
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
and leave each door OPEN
odor formation.
The outside wall of the
sometimes
POWER FAILURE
Don't be alarmed.
This is due to the anticondensation
pipe, which
refrigerant to
prevent "sweating" on the
However, you should minimize the number of door
openings
failures of
longer duration, place
top of your frozen packages.
refrigerator cabinet
get warm, especially just after
installation.
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
while the power is off.
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw(s), turn them
or
inside the
operation.
Place freezable items in freezer for longer life.
When you plan to be away for an extended period,
refrigerator
pumps hot
During
a
power
block of dry ice
on
outer cabinet wall.
9
may
LAMP REPLACEMENT
NOTE
?
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.
FREEZER LAMP
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
room lamp lid by taking down while
2. Remove the
pulling
its back
projection.
3. Remove the
lamp by turning
it counterclockwise and
replace
new
one.
4. Assemble in
same
order of
reverse
specification
as
disassembly. Replacement
original.
bulb must be the
REFRIGERATOR LAMP
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove
3. To
refrigerator shelves.
the lamp cover, insert
remove
pull
driver at under hole of the
lamp
and
cover
it out forwards.
4. Turn the
lamp
5. Assemble in
counterclockwise.
order of
reverse
disassembly. Replacement
bulb must be the
specification
same
as
original.
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
If
In the event of
possible,
connect the
refrigerator to
individual electrical outlet to
appliances
or
household
overload that could
from
power
causing
(EARTHING)
electric short
circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
own
prevent it and other
lights
cause a
its
an
outage.
In order to
an
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
ACCESSIBILITY OF SUPPLY PLUG
appliance
The
Improper
the
electric shock. Consult
refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned that
supply plug is accessible for quick disconnection
when accident happens.
use
grounded.
of the
service person
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or
if the grounding instructions are not
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
on
SUPPLY CORD REPLACEMENT
whether the
If the
DO NOT MODIFY OR EXTEND THE
supply cord
the manufacturer
qualified
is
damaged,
it must be
its service
agent
or
person in order to avoid
a
or a
replaced by
similarly
POWER CORD LENGTH.
hazard.
It will
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
cause
electric shock
appliance
or
must be
fire.
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
dangerous
gaskets,
attraction to children. Remove either
latches, lids
appliance,
or
or
the entire door from your unused
some other action to make it
take
Do not store inflammable materials, explosives
or chemicals in the refrigerator.
harmless.
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
Disposal
This
of the old
appliance
contains fluid
appliance
recyclable.
(refrigerant, lubricant)
and is made of
parts and materials which
are
reusable
and/or
All the
rework
important materials should be sent to the collection center of waste
(recycling). For take back, please contact with the local agency.
material and
can
be reused after
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
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 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
tripped?
or
loosened from
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place, or
leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the
refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
wrapped.
strong
Interior needs
odors should be
tightly
covered
or
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
You
can find a product label and a circuit diagram at back of your appliance.
Manufacturing year and month is first three digit of 'Serial No.' on the product
Example : Serial
No.:
0
01
year month
K R
K R
korea
special
code
11
label.
00001 Manufactured Jan. 2000
serial
SPECIFICATIONS
Model number
GR-B472
Climate class
Rated
Tropical
voltage
127 V
220 V
frequency
60 Hz
50/60Hz
Rated current
2.4 A
0.6 A
Defrosting input
205 W
205 W
1.7 kWh / 24hr
1.7 kWh / 24hr
Rated
Electric power
consumption
Percentage running
Quantity
of ice
produced
time
per 24 hours
50%
2.5
run
Net
71
weight
Rated gross volume
Rated shelf
Manufacturer
of
150 g
kg
0.96
area
m
2
LG Electronics Inc.
Made in Korea
origin
Model number
GR-B522
Climate class
Rated
/ 24hr
470 liters
(and/or trade mark)
Country
kg
R134a,
Refrigerant
***
Tropical
voltage
127 V
220 V
frequency
60 Hz
50/60Hz
Rated current
2.4 A
0.6 A
Defrosting input
205 W
205 W
1.7 kWh / 24hr
1.7 kWh / 24hr
Rated
Electric power
consumption
Percentage running
Quantity
***
of ice
produced
time
per 24 hours
50%
2.5
run
74
weight
Rated gross volume
Rated shelf
Manufacturer
of
150 g
kg
520 liters
0.98
area
(and/or trade mark)
Country
/ 24hr
R134a,
Refrigerant
Net
kg
m
2
LG Electronics Inc.
Made in Korea
origin
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