LG | GR-T722DE | LG GR-T722DE Owner’s Manual

REFRIGERATOR SAFETY
TABLE OF
CONTENTS
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INSTALLING YOUR REFRIGERATOR
Unpacking
Your
Installation
Electrical
Refrigerator
....................................................
Requirements
FEATURES CHART
OPERATION
Starting
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Temperature
Ice
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Making
Defrosting
Control
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Disassembly
and
Adjustment
......................
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING YOUR REFRIGERATOR
LAMP REPLACEMENT
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GENERAL INFORMATION
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3
4
4
4
5
6
7
7
7
8
8
9
10
11
12
12
REPLACEMENT OF
DOOR OPENING TYPE
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
2
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13
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REFRIGERATOR SAFETY
Your
safety
and the
safety
of others is very
We have
provided many important safety messages
Always read and obey all safety messages.
This is the
This
safety
symbol
alert
important.
in this manual and
wwDANGER
kill
can
You will be killed
symbol
or
and the word
if
seriously injured
you don't follow instructions.
You
wWARNING
safety
appliance.
hurt you and others.
or
safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert
DANGER or WARNING. These words mean:
All
your
symbol.
alerts you to hazards that
AII
you what
on
can
be killed
or
seriously injured
if
you don't follow instructions.
messages will identify the hazard, tell you how to reduce the chance of
happen if the instructions are not followed.
injury,
and tell
can
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of
follow these basic
Plug
into
Do not
Do not
Do not
fire, electric shock,
grounded 3-prong
ground prong.
use an adapter.
a
outlet.
Replace
all
injury
when
using
your
ENGLISH
refrigerator,
panels
before
Remove doors from your
flammable materials and vapors,
as
Use two
extension cord.
Disconnect power before
Keep
such
remove
use an
or
precautions:
servicing.
operating.
old refrigerator.
Use nonflammable cleaner.
away from
gasoline,
or more
refrigerator using
refrigerator.
people
to
refrigerator.
move
handles and install
Disconnect power before
installing
ice
maker.
(on
some
FRANCIS
models)
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Proper Disposal of
Your Old Refrigerator
Before you throw away your old
or freezer:
refrigerator
Take off the
doors.
wDANGER
Leave the shelves
Suffocation Hazard
Remove doors from your old
Failure to do
brain
so can
in
refrigerator.
result in death
or
damage.
IMPORTANT
suftocation
-
Child
place
so
ESPANOL
that
children may not
easily climb
inside.
entrapment and
problems of the past.
Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still
dangerous even if they will sit for just a few
days. If you are getting rid of your old
refrigerator, please follow these instructions to
help prevent accidents.
are
not
-
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INSTALLING YOUR
REFRIGERATOR
Explosion
Excessive
Weight
Use two
or more people to
refrigerator.
install
Failure to do
other
so can
move
flammable materials and vapors,
gasoline, away from refrigerator.
Keep
Hazard
such
and
as
Failure to do
explosion,
result in back
Your
Refrigerator
tape and any temporary labels from
refrigerator before using. Do not remove
warning type labels, the model and serial
your
or
remove
briskly
area
refrigerator.
any remaining tape or glue, rub the
with your thumb. Tape or glue residue
also be
amount of
Do not
use
flammable
sharp instruments, rubbing alcohol,
fluids,
or
abrasive cleaners to
remove
products can damage the
refrigerator. For more
information, see Important Safety Instructions
in the Refrigerator Safety section.
tape
or
glue.
These
surface of your
Refrigerator shelves
shipping position.
Please reinstall shelves
individual
When
Your
installed in the
are
according
to your
storage needs.
Moving
Your
Refrigerator:
refrigerator heavy. When moving the
refrigerator for cleaning or service, be sure
to
is
protect the floor.
Always pull the refrigerator straight out when
moving it.
Do not wiggle or walk the refrigerator when
trying to move it, as floor damage could occur.
4
placing the
sunlight, or
2. To avoid
If
unit
near
vibration, the unit
compensate for
heat sources,
moisture.
required, adjust
the
must be level.
leveling
unevenness
screws
to
of the floor.
slightly higher than the
closing.
Leveling screws can be turned easily by
tipping the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screws clockwise (
) to
raise the unit, counterclockwise (
) to
rear
easily removed by rubbing a small
liquid dish soap over the adhesive with
your fingers. Wipe with warm water and dry.
can
direct
The front should be
the Tech Sheet that is
attached to back wall of the
To
death,
Installation
Unpacking
label,
result in
fire.
or
1. Avoid
any
number
so can
or
injury.
Remove
Hazard
to aid in door
lower it.
3. Install this
appliance between 55 °F (13 °C)
(43 °C.) If the temperature
around the appliance is too low or high,
cooling ability may lessen.
and 110 °F
NEXT
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
off all dust accumulated during shipping.
2. Install accessories such
as ice cube bin,
drawers, shelves, etc., in their proper places.
They are packed together to prevent possible
damage during shipment.
3. Let your refrigerator run for 2
before putting food in it.
or
3 hours
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
compartment
Your
to
ensure
refrigerator
is
now
cooling.
proper
ready
for
use.
Electrical
Requirements
wWARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
into
Plug
grounded 3-prong
a
Do not
remove
Do not
use an
adapter.
Do not
use an
extension cord.
outlet.
ground prong.
Failure to follow these instructions
result in
Before you
death, fire,
move
your
location, it is important
or
can
electrical shock.
refrigerator
to make
into its final
sure
you have
the proper electrical connection:
ENGLISH
Recommended
A 115
Volt,
60
Grounding
Hz., AC only
15
or
FRANCIS
Method
20 ampere
is required. It
fused, grounded electrical supply
is recommended that a separate circuit serving
only your refrigerator be provided. Use an outlet
that cannot be turned off by a switch. Do not
use an
extension cord.
NOTE: Before
performing any type of
installation, cleaning, or removing a light bulb,
turn the control, (Thermostat, Refrigerator, or
Freezer Control
depending
on
OFF and then disconnect the
the electrical
source.
reconnect the
ESPANOL
the model) to
refrigerator from
When you are finished,
the electrical
refrigerator to
and reset the control (Thermostat,
Refrigerator, or Freezer Control, depending
the model) to the desired setting.
source
on
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FEATURES CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Freezer Shelf
Freezer
Temperature
Control Dial
Freezer Door Bin
Ice Cube Box
Door
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Temperature
Control Dial
Cooling
refrigerator door,
On the
the cold air passageway
is installed to supply
cold air to the doorside
of the
refrigerator
compartment.
Lamp
Can Server
Shelves
Wine Rack
Snack Corner
Adjustable
Door Bin
Crisper
keep fruits
and vegetables
fresh and crisp.
Used to
Base Grille
Push the
grille toward
the refrigerator
until it snaps
into place.
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Refrigerator
Door
Rack
Leveling
(Inside)
Screw
FREEZER
OPERATION
Starting
Min
When your refrigerator is first installed, allow to
run 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal operating
temperature prior
to
filling
it with fresh
or
1
Normal
frozen
2
3
Max
foods.
If
operation
restarting.
is
interrupted,
wait 5 minutes before
FREEZER CONTROL
Temperature Control
REFRIGERATOR
Setting
at
1, 2, 3
3, the freezer compartment
-
becomes colder.
But the
refrigerator compartment
warmer
because less cold air flows into the
becomes
refrigerator compartment.
In cold weather the unit
5
the freezer
warm
For
a
operates less and
compartment has a tendency to
up.
colder
freezer,
turn the FREEZER
CONTROL to 3.
REFRIGERATOR CONTROL
If you put a lot of food in the freezer or open
its door frequently, its temperature is apt to
be somewhat
Your
refrigerator has two controls that let you
regulate the temperature in the freezer and
refrigerator compartments.
Initially
set the REFRIGERATOR CONTROL
higher.
In this case, set the
FREEZER CONTROL dial at 3 to cool it.
Return the FREEZER CONTROL dial to the
original position
to cut down the
consumption
of energy.
to stabilize.
Inhotweatherorifalotoffoodisputin
refrigerator compartment, the
refrigerator compartment has a tendency to
Then
warm
at 5 and the FREEZER CONTROL at 2.
Leave it at this
setting
for 24 hours
(one day)
adjust the compartment temperature
according to your desire.
REFRIGERATOR CONTROL
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6,7,8
higher the number setting, the colder the
refrigerator compartment will become.
right to
refrigerator off,
For
a
up.
colder
refrigerator,
CONTROL to 1 to direct
-
The
To turn the
the
turn the dial to the
the
turn the FREEZER
more
refrigerator compartment,
cold air into
and the
REFRIGERATOR CONTROL to 6~8.
If the FREEZER CONTROL is set at 3, the
refrigerator compartment will not be cold
enough.
the word "off".
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ENGLISH
Ice
To make ice
and
To
place
while
cubes,
fill the ice
tray
with water
it in the freezer.
remove
ice
holding
Adjusting the Crisper
Humidity Control
Making
You
cubes, gently twist the tray
it at its ends.
can
control the amount of
moisture-sealed
any
setting
Defrosting
Defrosting
place automatically.
Defrosted water flows down to the
evaporating tray
which is located in the lower
back side of the
and is
refrigerator
evaporated automatically.
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between MAX and MIN.
MIN
(open)
best
storage of fruits.
MAX
(closed) keeps
for best
takes
humidity in the
crispers. Adjust the control to
lets moist air out of the
crisper for
moist air in the
crisper
storage of fresh, leafy vegetables.
wCAUTION
Freezer Shelf
Lift the front side of the shelf
forward to
remove
slightly
and
pull
it
it.
Make
sure
that
a
shelf is
placed
horizontally.
Failure to do
the
so
may result in
shelf, causing spilling
or
falling of
spoiling of
food.
Encouraged
If you
shelf
position
place indicated by
profitable for the food storage.
put shelf
arrow, it is
on
the
Adjusting Shelves
The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable
to make room for various types of food.
To
remove a
shelf
Tilt up the front of the shelf in the direction of
(1) and lift it in the direction of (2). Pull the
Sliding
shelf out.
To
replace
a
You
shelf
Tilt the front of the shelf up and guide the
shelf hooks into the slots at a desired height.
Then lower the front of the shelf
hooks
drop
into the slots.
so
that the
your
can
slide
some
refrigerator
as
To slide shelf
out Shelves
glass
shelves in and out of
follows.
out, carefully pull front of shelf
ENGLISH
toward you.
To slide shelf
in, push
shelf in until it
stops.
FRANCIS
ESPANOL
Snack Corner
While
holding it with one hand, pull
slightly.
Lift it slightly and pull it out.
it forward
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SUGGESTIONS ON
FOOD STORAGE
Refrigerator Compartment
Avoid
placing moist food on deep interior
refrigerator shelves, it could freeze upon
direct contact with chilled air. To avoid
is better to store food in
Food
Storing
Store fresh food in the
compartment. How food is frozen and
an
maintaining
freshness and flavor.
important
Do not store food which
temperatures, such
factor in
spoils easily
at low
bananas, pineapples,
as
and melons.
Allow hot food to cool
hot food in the
and lead
food,
When
a
prior to storing. Placing
refrigerator could spoil other
to high electricity bills!
wrap food in vinyl, or place in
covered container. This prevents moisture
from
storing,
evaporating,
and
helps
food to
keep
its
taste and nutritional value.
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth
circulation of chilled air
temperature
keeps
the
refrigerator
even.
Do not open the door frequently. Opening the
door lets warm air enter the refrigerator,
causing temperature
To
adjust
the
to rise.
temperature control easily, do
near the temperature control
not store food
dial.
Freezer
Compartment
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
they
may break when frozen.
Do not refreeze food that has been
defrosted. This
causes
loss of taste and
nutritional value.
When
a
storing frozen food, like ice cream, for
long period, place it on the freezer shelf,
not in the door rack.
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this, it
covered container.
Always clean food prior to refrigeration.
Vegetables and fruits should be washed and
wiped, and packed food should be wiped
clean, to prevent other food from spoiling.
refrigerator
defrosted is
a
If you keep the refrigerator in a hot and
humid place, frequently opening the door
or
putting
cause
its
a
lot of
vegetables
dew to form. This has
performance. Remove
dry, dust-free cloth.
in it may
effect
no
on
the dew with
a
If droplets form beneath the cover of the
vegetable drawer, keep vegetables or
fruits wrapped with plastic wrap.
Additional
CLEANING YOUR
REFRIGERATOR
cleaning tips
PART
are
listed below:
COMMENTS
Outside
Waxing
external
painted
helps provide
metal surfaces
rust protection. Do not wax
plastic parts. Wax painted
metal surfaces at least twice
a
year
with
wax
Explosion
explosion,
so can
For
result in
refrigerator and freezer sections
automatically. However, clean both
sections about
building
To clean your
month to
once a
up.
Wipe
up
or
Use
parts from inside,
shelves, crispers,
as
clean sponge or soft cloth and
detergent in warm water. Do not use
abrasive
Hand
or
a
in
refrigerator
or
with
a
a
Dry
soft cloth.
To
(allow
can
freezer to
refrigerator with a mixture of
baking soda and warm water.
Mix 2 tablespoons soda to 1
quart of water (26 g soda to 1
liter water.) Be sure the soda
is completely dissolved so it
up so
cloth won't
stick)
remove odors, you
wash the inside of the
help
is not abrasive and doesn't
mild
scratch the surfaces of the
refrigerator.
harsh cleaners.
wash, rinse, and dry all surfaces
thoroughly.
Plug
clean
Inside walls
etc.
a
stainless
abrasive
use
harsh cleaners.
thoroughly
warm
disconnect power.
Remove all removable
such
prevent odors
spills immediately.
refrigerator.
Unplug refrigerator
a
use a
water. Do not
Both the
from
with
exterior,
sponge or soft cloth and
mild detergent in warm
death,
or
defrost
clean, soft cloth.
products
steel
fire.
or
a
Hazard
Use nonflammable cleaner.
Failure to do
using appliance wax
paste wax). Apply
auto
(or
Door liners
Do not
and
concentrated
gaskets
use
bleaches,
reconnect power.
cleaning waxes,
detergents,
or
cleaners
containing petroleum
plastic parts.
Plastic
parts
(covers
panels)
and
on
Do not use paper towels,
window sprays, abrasive
cleansers, or flammable
fluids. These
damage
can
scratch
or
material.
Condenser
Remove base
grille. (See
coils
the Base
section
page
Use
grille
on
6.)
a vacuum
with
an
extended attachment to
clean condenser coils.
Vacuum coils when
dusty
or
dirty.
Coils may need to be
cleaned as often as every
other month.
Replace
base
grille.
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ENGLISH
LAMP
REPLACEMENT
Power Failure
Most power failures are corrected in an hour
two and will not affect your refrigerator
or
temperatures. However, you should minimize
1.
Unplug
2. Remove
3.
the number of door
openings while the power
During power failures of longer duration,
place a block of dry ice on top of your frozen
packages.
the power cord from the outlet.
refrigerator
shelves.
Upper Refrigerator Lamp.
Release the hooks
shield and
remove
4. Turn the
pull
on
both ends of the
is
off.
lamp
the shield downward to
it.
If You Move
counterclockwise.
lamp
5. Assemble in
reverse
order of
disassembly.
Replacement bulb must be the same
specification as original.(Max 40 W)
Remove
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screws, turn
or
inside the
To avoid
them all the way into the base.
Anti-Condensation
Pipe
The outside wall of the
sometimes
get
warm,
refrigerator cabinet
especially just after
may
installation. Don't be alarmed. This is due to the
anti-condensation
refrigerant
to
pipe,
which pumps hot
on the outer
prevent sweating
cabinet wall.
Anti-Condensation
GENERAL
INFORMATION
Pipe
Vacation Time
During average length vacations, you will
probably find it best to leave the refrigerator in
operation. Place freezable items in freezer for
longer storage. When you plan to be away for
an extended period,
Disconnect the power cord
Dial knob to off position.
or
set
refrigerator
wCAUTION
Remove all food and other items from the
unit.
Clean the unit
thoroughly.
Leave the shelves in the unit to
children from
playing
discourage
in the unit.
Leave the doors open and block them to
ensure that they cannot be closed.
Dry ice is very cold! Do not allow it to
touch bare skin. It is well below 0 °F and
will
cause
immediate frostbite and
damage
to the skin and other tissue.
Dry
ice is frozen carbon dioxide. Use
in
well ventilated
a
area.
only
As the ice
releases carbon dioxide vapor, it could
cause
light-headedness, fainting,
suffocation,
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or
death.
2.
REPLACEMENT OF
DOOR OPENING TYPE
wPRECAUTION
1. Before
replacing
the door
opening type,
first of
all, you should take out of food and
accessories like shelves or trays, which
are
not fixed in the
2. Use
a
Bolt
'+'Driver,
Wrench
or
fix
or remove
the
bolt.
tip
the
refrigerator
in disassembling or assembling the Lower
Hinge and the Adjustable Screw
Asm.Don't lay the refrigerator down when
working it will cause it to malfunction.
over
and
(9)
Lift the door
(11) sightly
Take off the Grille
(12).
Loosen the
screw
(14)
and the cap
(16)
Remove the
Fix the
(23)
on
drop the door in
disassembling or assembling the freezer
or the refrigerator door.
separate off the
and
separate it.
and fix the
into the hole
screw
screw
screw(17)
pin (15)
the left.
(17).
on
the bottom
the left.
the
on
screw
on
(18). Separate
and fix it
Loosen the
3. Be careful not to
screw
hinge (10).
hinge (20)
Driver, Torque
Spanner to
middle
Loosen the
refrigerator.
Door
Removing Refrigerator
Loosen the
right.
and fix the
(22)
stopper
the left.
4. Be careful not to
5. This
1
refrigerator, according to the
position or user's preference
have the door opening from the right
can
or
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6
2
installation
5
left.
8
11
10
How to
Replace the Door
Opening Left to Right
(when converting from the
left-opening type to right
opening type)
1.
Removing
Separate
the
9
3
4
23
7
Freezer Door
22
14
top hinge
cover
(1).
15 16
Loosen 3
screws
and
separate
off the
top
hinge (2).
Lift the freezer door
Separate
18
20
the
cover
(3) sightly
and
separate it.
ESPANOL
(4) using (-)on the right.
a
screwdriver and fix it
12
Loosen the
screw
(5), separate
stopper (6), and fix it
on
the left
off the
(on
the
17
opposite side).
Separate
the
cover
screwdriver and fix
Separate
off
FRANCIS
(7) using a (-)it on the right.
(8).
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3.
Freezer Handle
Moving
Loosen 2
screws
Loosen the
two
on
the
(4).
screws
bottom),
and attach it
on
the
(1) (two
(3)
on
the
top and
take off the handle
(2),
right.
Attach the removed 2
Attach the cap
side.
4.
on
Separate
(9).
top
(4)
on
on
the
the left.
opposite
the cap
(8)
screws
screw (6) (on the bottom), pull
(5) downward, and take it off.
Loosen 3
on
the
screws
center),
attach it
the
on
Attach the
(6) (two
the
the
top and
(7)
one
and
right.
cover
Take off the cap
right.
on
take off the handle
(5) by pushing
Attach the removed cap
on the left.
14
Handle
and loosen 2
Loosen 1
cover
screws
the
Moving Refrigerator
(10)
(8)
it up.
and 2
and attach it
screws
on
the
(9)
5.
Attaching Refrigerator
Fix the base Grille
Fix the door
(3)
7. After
Make
(1).
to the bottom
Fix the middle
with the
Door
hinge (4)
screw (5).
on
opposite
the
that the four
job
corners
of the door
gasket are not folded. It is recommended to
apply a small amount of silicon grease on
hinge pin.
the
Completing
sure
side
them.
Adjust the leveling screw on the bottom to
highest level so that the front side of the
refrigerator is higher than the rear side.
the
6.
Attaching
Freezer Door
Place the washer
to the middle
(6)
hinge pin
(7).
above, call
Place the door
that it fit
middle
(8) so
hinge pin (7).
Fix the
top hinge(10) with
Fix
If you need assistance after switching the
direction of the door opening as shown
top hinge
cover
a
service center.
into the
(5)
screws.
Corner
(11).
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10
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8
7
6
7
FRANCIS
5
4
3
ESPANOL
1
15
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE
POSSIBLE CAUSES FIRST:
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES NOT
Has
OPERATE
Has the power cord
a
house fuse blown
circuit breaker
or
plug
been removed
or
tripped?
loosened from
the electrical wall outlet?
REFRIGERATOR OR
Temperature
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Appliance
TEMPERATURE TOO WARM
Warm
is
control not set
placed
weather-frequent
Door is not closed
Door left open for
Large
ABNORMAL
NOISE(S)
leveling
door
a
long
or
position.
heat
source.
openings.
time.
are
is installed in
screw
proper
entirely.
amount of foods
Refrigerator
on
close to wall
needs
kept
a
in the
weak
refrigerator.
or uneven
place
or
adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed
in the back side of the
refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR HAS ODOR
Foods with
strong odors should be tightly covered
or
wrapped.
Interior needs
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
during periods
of
high humidity.
ajar.
Customer Assistance Numbers:
To Prove
Warranty Coverage
Retain your Sales Receipt to prove date of purchase.
A copy of your Sales Receipt must be submitted at the time
To Obtain
Product,
Customer
or
warranty service is provided.
Service Assistance
Call Toll-free for Customer Service
Tel
:
1-888-542-2623
To Obtain Nearest Authorized Service Center
Call 1-888-542-2623, push option #1, 24 hours a day, 7days per week.
Please have your product type (Monitor, TV, VCR, MWO, Refrigerator) and ZIP code
16
ready.
NOTE
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