LG EL-25IMBW Owner's manual
Table of contents Introduction Entry Important safety instruction Identification of parts Installation Where to install Door removal Door replacement Feed water pipe installation Height adjustment Operation Starting Adjusting the temperatures and functions Automatic ice maker & dispenser Refreshment center Shelf Wine holder Egg box Convert into Suggestion on a vegetable Location of foods food storage Care and maintenance Storing foods How to dismantle parts General information Cleaning Trouble shooting or meat compartment Entry The model and serial numbers are found on the inner compartment of this unit. These numbers available to others. You should record this guide Date of Dealer as a case or unique back of refrigerator to this unit and not requested information here and retain permanent record of your purchase. Staple your receipt here. purchase purchased : from : Dealer address : Dealer phone : Model no. Serial are no. : no. : Important safety instruction Before it is used, this refrigerator must be properly installed and located in accordance with the installation instructions in this document. Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling it straight out from the outlet. on the power cord. Always grip plug firmly and pull When moving your appliance away from the wall, be careful not to roll cord or to damage it in any way. After your refrigerator is in operation, over the power do not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer are damp or wet. Skin could adhere to compartment, particularly when your hands these extremely cold surfaces. Unplug the power cord from the power outlet for cleaning or other requirements. Never touch it with wet hands because you can get an electric shock or be hurt. Never damage, process, severely bend, pull out, or twist the power cord because damage the power cord may cause a fire or electric shock. You have doubts on whether the appliance is properly grounded. Never place glass products in the freezer because when their contents are frozen. they may be broken due to expansion Never allow your hands within the ice storage bin of the automatic ice maker. You could be hurt by the operation of the automatic ice maker. The appliance supervision. is not intended for Young childeren appliance. should be use by young supervised children to ensure that or infirm persons without they do not play with the Never allow anyone to climb, sit, stand or hang on the refreshment center door. These actions may damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury. Don't use an extension cord If possible, connect the refrigerator to its own individual electrical outlet to prevent it and appliances or household lights from causing an overload that could cause a power other outage. Accessibility of Supply Plug Supply Cord Replacement The refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned quick disconnection when accident happens. If the agent that the supply plug is accessible for supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard. its service Introduction Child entrapment DANGER: Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer : Take off the doors but leave the shelves in place so that children may not inside. warning easily climb appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision. Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. The Don't store Don't store or use gasoline any other appliance. Grounding (Earthing) In the event of an or other flammable vapor and liquids in the vicinity of this or electric short circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric an escape wire for the electric current. shock by providing In order to prevent possible electric shock, this appliance must be grounded improper grounding plug can result in an electric shock. Consult a qualified electrician or service person if the grounding instructions are not completely understood, or if you have doubts on whether the appliance is properly grounded. use of the Identification of parts Freezer Refrigerator compartment compartment Milk product Lamp Door rack corner Shelf Automatic ice maker Door rack Lamp Wine holder (Optional) Shelf Snack drawer Refreshment center (Optional) Shelf (steel or Egg glass) box Vegetable drawer Door rack Door rack Shelf Vegetable drawer/Meat drawer Drawer (1or2) Door rack Humidity switch Conversion switch Lower cover (Meats/Vegetables) NOTE ? 4 If you found some parts missing from your unit, they may be parts only used in other models. (i.c. the "Refreshment center" is not included in all models) Installation Where to locate 1. Place your Select a good location appliance where it is easy to use. 2. Avoid direct placing the unit near sunlight or moisture. 3. Air must circulate heat sources, properly to ensure efficient appliance appliance around your operation. If in your is area in the wall, allow at least placed a recessed a 12 Inches (30 cm) or greater clearance above the appliance and 2 inches (5 cm) or more from the wall. The appliance should be elevated 1 inch (2.5 cm) from the floor, especially if it is carpeted. 4. To avoid vibrations, the 5. Don't install the 5 appliance appliance must be leveled. below 5°C. It may cause affect the performance. Installation Door removal Warning Electric Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator before installing. Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury. If your access door is too narrow for the refrigerator to pass through, remove the refrigerator door and pass the refrigerator laterally. Remove lower cover and then feed water tube Lower Remove the lower cover by lifting upward, and then pull up the feed water tube while pressing area ∀ shown in the figure to the right. Feed water tube NOTE ? Remove the freezer If a tube end is deformed or abraded, cut the part away. Hinge Connection cover wires 1) Removing the hinge cover by loosening the screws. Separate all connection wires except for the earth line after. compartment Upper hinge Earth line door 2) Keeper Remove the keeper by rotating it counter clockwise (∀) and then lifting the upper hinge up (#). Upper hinge NOTE ? 3) When removing the upper hinge, be careful that the door does not fall forwards Remove the freezer compartment door by lifting it upward. This time, the door should be lifted enough for the feed water pipe tube to be completely pulled out. Lower . hinge NOTE ? Move the it Remove the refrigerator compartment door passing through the access door and lay down, but be careful not to damage the feed water pipe tube. 1) Loosen the hinge cover screws and remove Remove connection wire, if any, except for the earth line. the refrigerator door cover. Connection wires 2) Remove keeper by rotating it clockwise (∀) and then remove the upper hinge by lifting Upper hinge itup(#). 3) 6 Remove the refrigerator compartment door by lifting it up. Lower hinge Keeper cover Installation Pass the Pass the door refrigerator as refrigerator laterally through right figure. Door Feed water ∃ ∃ ∃ Warning 7 access replacement Mount them in the door. Before installation the shown in the reverse pipe sequence of removal after they pass through the access installation Automatic ice maker operation needs water pressure of 147~834kPa (1.5~8.5 kgf/cm2) (That is, an instant paper cup (180 cc) will be fully filled within 3 sec.). If water pressure does not reach the rating 147 kPa (1.5 kgf/cm2) or below, it is necessary to purchase a separate pressure pump for normal automatic icing and cool water feed. Keep the total length of the feed water pipe tube within 12 m and be careful for the tube not be bent. If the tube is 12 m or longer it may cause trouble in water feed owing to the drain water pressure. ∃ Install the feed water ∃ Connect to ∃ Refer to instructions with water filter kit for installation. potable pipe water tube at a place free from heat. supply only. Installation Height adjustment If the freezer Level the door by inserting flat and rotate it clockwise compartment door screw ( type) driver into the groove of (∀). - the left height adjusting is lower than the refrigerator compartment door 5 3 1 ∀ If the freezer Level the door compartment door is higher than the refrigerator compartment door adjusting flat ( type) driver into the groove of the and rotate it clockwise (∀). by inserting screw - right height 5 13 ∀ After leveling the height The door the refrigerator doors will close smoothly by heightening the front side by adjusting height adjusting screw. If the doors do not close correctly, performance may be affected. 1. Next Wipe off all dust accumulated during shipping and clean your appliance thoroughly. 2. Install accessories such proper as the ice cube box, cover evaporating tray, etc., in their places. They are packed together to prevent possible damage during shipping. 3. Connect the power supply cord appliances on the same outlet. 8 (or plug) to the outlet. Don't double up with other Operation Starting When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it to stabilize at normal operating temperatures for 2-3 hours prior to filling it with fresh or frozen foods. If operation is wait 5 minutes before interrupted, restarting. Adjusting the temperatures and functions 5 3 1 Max 5 3 1 Min 9 FRZ REF TEMP TEMP SELECT How to adjust the temperature in the freezer This lamp indicates the temperature status of the freezer compartment. ∃ compartment Max 5 3 At first powering or after a power failure, 3(Normal) will be lit. (Mid setting) 1 Min FRZ ∃ Pressing TEMP button will move the 1 5 2 (Coldest) (Warmest) weak) in sequence. ∃ adjust the temperature in refrigerator compartment use. This ∃ lamp indicates the temperature status of powering or after a power failure, 3(Normal) will be lit. (Mid setting) REF ∃ Pressing TEMP button will move 4 This Max 5 1 Min (Proper Generally, 3(Normal) is correct for food storing. Select an appropriate setting 1 (Warmest), 2 or 4, and 5 (Coldest) according of use 2 refrigerator compartment 3 the temperature setting through 3 (Normal) ∃ selection the At first 1 (Warmest) 5 (Coldest) weak) in sequence. Dispenser (Proper Generally, 3 (Normal) is correct for food storing. Select an appropriate setting 1 (Warmest), 2 or 4, and 5 (Coldest) according to the storage amount and frequency of How to FRZ TEMP 4 temperature setting through 3 (Normal) REF TEMP to the storage amount and use. lamp indicates the selection between water and ice. ∃ ∃ At the first powering will be lit. or after a power failure, Crushed ice, water, or cubed ice selected with the SELECT button. can be SELECT frequency Operation An alarm will sound 3 times when the refrigerator door is left open for more than 1 minute. This alarm will be rung at an intervals of 30 sec. and stop at the close of the door. If the alarm sound does not stop even after the freezer and refrigerator Door open alarm compartment doors Self-diagnosis (fault detection) Self-diagnosis occurs function are closed, contact the service center. function operates when in the unit. Immediately problem a power OFF. If the power is OFF, it will take the the fault occurs. The pressing fault occurs. engineer longer then sent to the supplied the to find out where setting when a refrigerator compartment, and dispenser. Ice is made in the automatic ice maker and sent to the or an error turning dispenser Water is cooled while stored in the water tank in the How ice/cold in the unit. When of any function buttons will not alter the temperature Automatic ice maker and water is occurs contact the service center without dispenser divided into crushed cubed form ice. NOTE It is normal that the water is not very cold at first. If you want colder water, add ? ice into the How to use ∃ dispenser glass. Select one among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and switch with a glass or other container. Crushed ice Light the water indicating lamp by pressing the selection button. ? Crushed ice will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. SELECT SELECT 5 11 button. Water will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. ? 5 the push Cubed ice Water Light the crushed ice indicating lamp by pressing the selection slightly press Light the cubed ice indicating lamp by pressing the ? selection button. Cubed ice will be dispensed by pressing switch with a SELECT 5 3 3 3 1 1 1 the push glass. Operation NOTE ? Crushed ice will be is connected ? Place on ? automatically selected after a power failure or when the power plug again. glasses or other containers near the ice outlet otherwise ice is likely to be dropped the floor. A snap sound will be heard in 5 seconds after ice is fully dispensed. This sound is made when the ice outlet is closed. ? Please leave your glass near the ice outlet for 2-3 seconds after releasing your glass pressing the push switch to allow any left over water or ice to be dispensed. Please wipe away water dropped below the dispenser by removing the water collector from ? cover. ? If cubed ice is selected crushed ice Automatic ice maker ∃ The automatic ice maker ∃ Ice ∃ following crushed ice, there may still be some left over dispensed. automatically make 8 pieces of ice cube at a time, 80 pieces a day. But these quantities may be varied according to various conditions including how many times the refrigerator door opens and closes. making stops when If you don't want to ON OFF. use can the ice storage bin is full. automatic ice-maker, change the ice-maker switch to - If you want to use automatic ice-maker again, change the switch to OFF-ON. NOTE ? It is normal that a noise is produced when ice made is dropped into the ice storage bin. Ice is lumped together When ice is lumped together, take the ice lumps out of the ice storage bin, break them into small pieces, and then place them into the ice storage bin again. When ice maker does not operate ∃ smoothly ∃ When the ice maker produces too small or lumped together ice, the amount of supplied to the ice maker need to adjusted. Contact the service center. water If ice is not used frequently, it may lump together. Power failure Ice may drop into the freezer compartment. Take the ice storage bin out and discard all the ice then dry it and place it back. After the machine is powered again, crushed ice will be automatically selected. ∃ The unit is newly installed It takes about 12 hours for ∃ compartment. 12 a newly installed refrigerator to make ice in the freezer Operation Cautions Throw away the ice (about 20 after refrigerator installation. pieces) The first ice and water may include and water particles or water box. This is necessary in case that the (about 7 glasses) odor from the feed water refrigerator first made pipe or has not been used for a feed long time. Keep children away from the dispenser. push switch incorrectly bad or Children may damage lamps. Be careful that food is not block the ice passage. If foods are placed at the entrance of ice passage, ice may not be dispensed. The ice passage may also be covered with ice powder if remove the ice splinter ice is powder used only. This time, accumulated. beverage cans or other foods in ice storage rapid cooling. Such actions may damage the automatic ice maker. Never store Never Such use thin glasses or Never touch Touch may Never containers may be broken. glass before filling water or other beverages. splashed if ice is added to existing liquid in a glass. a a hand or other tools part breakage cause a remove the ice maker Sometimes level the surface Ice is to collect ice. crystal glass or crockery Put ice first into Water may be bin for the purpose of or on ice outlet. hand injury. cover. so that the ice storage bin is fully filled with ice. the ice maker. So, such status may be considered, by the ice piled up just that the ice maker, storage bin is fully filled and ice making operation may stop. near If discolored ice is Never use Ice may be dispensed, immediately contact too narrow or jammed service center, deep glass. in ice passage and, thus, the refrigerator may Keep the glass at a proper distance from ice outlet. glass too close to the outlet may hinder ice from coming A 13 stopping out. be failed. use. Operation Refreshment center How to Open use ∃ ∃ (Applicable to some models only) the refreshment center door. You can access the refreshment center without opening refrigerator door and thus saving electricity. Inner lamp is lit in refrigerator compartment when the refreshment center door opens. Thus it is easy to identify the contents. Store frequently used foods, such as ∃ beverages in the refreshment The refreshment center is kept at correct temperature thanks to a temperature sensor only for the refreshment center. a center. Use the refreshment center door as a stand ∃ ∃ Never use the refreshment center door as a chopping board and take care not damage it with sharp tools. Never rest your arms or severely press to on it. Never take out the inner refreshment ∃ The refreshment center can not function normally without the cover. center cover Never place heavy items on the refreshment center door or allow children to hang it on. ∃ 14 Not only can the refreshment center door may be damaged, but also children may be hurt. Operation Shelf Shelf height adjustment The refrigerator compartment shelf is movable according to space requirement of foods. so that you can place it at a height 1 How to separate a shelf : Lift a shelf incling to ∀ direction, and then to # direction. separate it lifting 2 How to install Position a a shelf shelf to a : 1 desirable height and into the grooves. Then lower the front side of the shelf and push into grooves. push 2 NOTE ? Make sure the shelf is horizontal. If not, it may Wine holder (Applicable to some models only) Wine holder Bottles can adjustment corner. This be stored can laterally with this wine be attached to any shelf. Wine holder adjustment : be separated by pulling it straight out and installed by placing it at the end of the shelf you want and pushing Wine holder it inward. 15 can drop. Operation Egg You box the egg box to wherever can move you want. NOTE ? ? Never use the egg box as an ice storage bin. It Never store the egg box in the freezer Humidity control in the can be broken. compartment or fresh compartment. vegetable compartment The humidity can be controlled by adjusting left/right when storing vegetabes or fruits. the humidity control switch to the High humidity Low humidity Convert into ∃ a vegetable or The bottom drawer in the refrigerator can meat compartment be converted into a vegetable or compartment The meat compartment maintains the temperature at a lower point than the refrigerator compartment so that meat or fish can be stored fresh longer. NOTE ? Vegetables or fruits are compartment. So, be 16 frozen if the conversion switch is set to meats sure to check it before storing foods. meat Deodorizer (Applicable to some models only) This system efficiently absorbs strong odors by using the optical catalyst. This system does hot have any affect How to use the deodorizing system ∃ Since it is installed the ∃ on stored food. already installed onto the cool air intake duct from the from refrigerator compartment, you Please need no separate installation. closed containers to store food with pungent odors. Otherwise, this oder can be absorbed by other food in the compartment. use Suggestion Location of foods (Refer to Wine holder identification of parts) Store wine. Snack drawer Store small foods such Freezer as bread, snacks, etc.. Store various frozen foods such ice cream, frozen snacks, etc.. compartment as meat, fish, shelf ∃ Freezer ∃ compartment door rack ∃ compartment ∃ drawer door such Store meat, fish, chicken, etc.. after them with thin foil. wrapping Store dry. Store milk product such products as butter, cheese, etc.. corner Egg packed frozen food. Temperature is likely to increase as opens. So, do not store long-term food ice cream, etc.. Freezer Milk Store small box Place this egg box in the proper location. Store foods of Refreshment frequent use such as beverage, etc.. center Store side dishes distance. Refrigerator compartment or other foods at a proper shelf Refrigerator compartment Store small as packed food or beverages such milk, juice, beer, etc.. door rack Vegetable drawer Store vegetables or fruits. Store vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, raw fish, etc.. setting the conversion switch as Vegetable drawer /meat drawer conversion corner necessary. Be sure to check the conversion switch setting before storing foods. 18 on food storage Suggestion on food storage Storing foods ∃ ∃ Store fresh food in the refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is important factor in maintaining its freshness and flavor. Do not store food which goes bad easily at low temperatures, such as an bananas, and melons. ∃ prior to storing, placing hot food in the refrigerator could spoil higher energy consumption. When storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container with a lid. This prevents moisture from evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients. Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air keeps refrigerator Allow hot food to cool other food, and lead to ∃ ∃ temperatures ∃ Do not open the door and ∃ ∃ compartment ∃ ∃ cause Never so Freezer even. frequently. Opening temperatures keep the door lets air enter the refrigerator, they may push against by inner racks too much food in door rack because that the door cannot be fully closed. Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This When storing warm to rise. frozen food like ice cream for a - they may causes break when frozen. loss of taste and nutrient. long period, place it on the freezer shelf, not in the door rack. Refrigerator compartment ∃ Avoid placing moist food in top refrigerator shelves, it could freeze from direct contact with chilled air. ∃ ∃ Always clean food prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed and wiped, and packed food should be wiped, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. When storing eggs in their storage rack or box, ensure that they are fresh, and always store them in an upright position, which keeps them fresh longer. NOTE ? If you keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, frequent openning of the door storing a lot of vegetables in it may cause dew to form which has no effect on its performance. Remove the dew with dust cloth free from care. or 19 Care and maintenance How to dismantle parts NOTE ? Dismantling is done in the reverse sequence of assembly. sure to unplug the power plug before dismantling and assembly. Never apply severe force to dismantle parts. Parts may be damaged. Be Freezer Separate the lamp by pulling it out ( ) while slightly striking ( ) and rotating ( ) the lamp compartment lamp 1 2 cover. Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 240 V 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Dispenser lamp 3 the lamp by pulling it out, and then the lamp. Max. 240 V 15 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Seperate remove 1 Freezer To remove a shelf, lift the left part of the shelf bit, push it to the direction (∀), lift the part to the diretion (#), and take it out. compartment a shelf 2 right 1 Door rack and Lift the door rack holding both sides pull it out to (#) direction. support Ice storage bin (∀) and 2 Hold the ice storage bin as shown in the right and pull it out (#) while slightly lifting it figure (∀). ∃ It is recommended not to dismantle the ice 2 storage bin unless it is necessary. ∃ ∃ If the ice rotate the After storage bin does rotating not fit well, slightly device. The water collector has no self-drainage function. So it should be cleaned regularly. Remove the cover by pressing the left side of water collector cover and dry it with a cloth. Press the point marked as shown in the figure to the right to remove the water collector dispenser is used 1 Be sure to use both hands when removing the ice storage bin, so as not to drop it on the floor. 5 5 3 3 1 1 PUSH cover. PUSH 20 Care and maintenance To remove the lamp cover, press the protrusion under the lamp cover to the front and then pull the lamp cover out. Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 240 V 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Lamp in refrigerator compartment Refreshment Separate the upper rack of the refreshment center and then pull out the refreshment ∃ center center cover (∀). The refreshment center ∃ by pulling it 1 can be removed upwards. NOTE ? Be sure to remove compartment, parts from the refrigerator door when removing the vegetable snack drawer and refreshment center cover. 2 Vegetable compartment ∃ To remove cover, cover a pull the vegetable compartment vegetable compartment out the bit to the front ∀, lift the front part of the cover as shown by vegetable compartment #, and take it out. 21 1 General information Vacation time During average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator operation. Place freezable items in freezer for longer life. When you plan not to operate, remove all food, disconnect the power cord, clean the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN to prevent odor formation. in Power failure Most power failures that are corrected in an hour or two will not affect your refrigerator temperatures. However, you should minimize the number of door openings while the power is off. If you move Remove To avoid Anti condensation pipe or securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator. damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into The outside wall of the refrigerator cabinet may sometimes get warm, the base. especially just after installation. Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation refrigerator to prevent "sweating" on pipe, which pumps hot the outer cabinet wall. Cleaning It is important that your food should be refrigerator be kept clean to prevent undesirable odors. Spilled wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle. Exterior Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap refrigerator. Wipe with a clean damp Interior Regular cleaning is detergent and mild After cleaning Please power Warning cloth and then or detergent to clean the durable finish of your dry. recommended. Wash all compartments water. Rinse and dry. a baking verify that the power cord is not damaged, power plug plug is well inserted into the power consent. Always remove electrical parts soda solution or a warm power cord from the wall outlet prior to is not overheated, cleaning in the vicinity or of (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 an electric shock. Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, coarse abrasive cleaners, strong alkaline solutions, flammable or toxic cleaning liquids on any surface. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet or damp hands, because damp object will stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Care and maintenance Trouble shooting Before for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. common occurrences that are not the result of defective calling This list includes workmanship Occurrence or materials in this Possible appliance. Solution cause Runing of refrigerator Refrigerator compressor does not run. Refrigerator control is off. Set refrigerator control. See controls. Refrigerator is in defrost This is normal for cycle. Power outage. Check house one too much or too long Room or Make sure outlet. lights. is larger than the you owned. Refrigerator Refrigerator runs the a fully automatic defrosting refrigerator. The defrost cycle occurs periodically. at wall outlet is disconnected. Plug setting plug is tightly pushed into Call local electric company. previous This is normal. Larger, more efficient units run longer in these conditions. It is normal for the refrigerator to work under these conditions. outside weather is hot. longer It takes Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. are opened too frequently or too long. Refrigerator or slightly open. hours for the refrigerator completely. Warm food will cause the refrigerator to run longer until the desired temperature is reached. Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. Doors some to cool down freezer door may be Warm air entering the refrigerator causes it to run longer. Open the door less often. Make sure the refrigerator is level. Keep food and containers from blocking door. See problem section. OPENING/CLOSING of doors. Refrigerator control is set too cold. Set the refrigerator control to a setting until the refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. warmer Refrigerator worn, or cracked, freezer or gasket is dirty, poorly fitted. Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the door seal will cause refrigerator to run longer in order to maintain desired temperatures. Thermostat is at a constant 23 keeping the temperature. refrigerator This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. Care and maintenance Occurrence Possible Refrigerator Thermostat is at a constant compressor does not run. Temperatures Solution cause keeping the refrigerator temperature. This is normal. The refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. are too cold Temperature in the freezer is too cold but the refrigerator temperature is Set the freezer control to a warmer freezer temperature is Freezer control is set too cold setting until the satisfactory. satisfactory. in the is too cold and the freezer Temperature refrigerator Refrigerator control Set the is set too cold. warmer refrigerator control setting to a temperature is satisfactory. Food stored in drawers freezes. Refrigerator control Meat stored in fresh meat drawer freezes. See above solution. is set too cold. Meat should be stored at a temperature below the freezing point of water (32˚F, 0 ˚C) for maximum fresh storage time. just It is normal for ice crystals to form due to the moisture content of meat. Temperatures are too warm Temperatures in the refrigerator or freezer Freezer control is set too Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. warm. are too warm. Refrigerator control Refrigerator control is set too warm. has some effect on freezer temperature. Doors are opened too frequently or too long. Door is slightly open. Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. Warm air enters the refrigerator/ freezer whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. Close the door Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. completely. Wait until the refrigerator or freezer has a chance to reach its selected temperature. Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. Temperature in the refrigerator Refrigerator control is too warm but the freezer temperature is satisfactory. 24 is set too warm. A refrigerator requires completely. some hours to cool down Set the setting. refrigerator control to a colder Care and maintenance Possible Occurrence Solution cause Sound and noise Louder sound levels when refrigerator is on. Today's refrigerators storage capacity and even Louder sound levels when have increased maintain more It is normal for sound levels to be higher. temperatures. Refrigerator operates at higher pressures during the start of the ON cycle. This is normal. The sound will level off the refrigerator continues to run. as compressor comes on. Vibrating or rattling noise. Floor is uneven or Refrigerator rocks moved slightly. Items are placed on vibrating. weak. on the floor when it is the top of the Dishes are vibrating the refrigerator. Refrigerator is on touching refrigerator the shelves in wall or cabinets. Be sure floor is level and solid and can adequately support refrigerator. Remove items. It is normal for dishes to vibrate slightly. Move dishes slightly. Make sure refrigerator is level and firmly set on floor. Move refrigerator so that it does not touch the wall or refrigerator. Water/Moisture /Ice inside refrigerator Moisture collects the inside walls of the refrigerator. on The weather is hot and humid which increases the rate of frost buildup and internal sweating. This is normal. Door is slightly open. See problem section doors. Door is opened too often or too long. Open opening/closing of the door less often. Water/Moisture /Ice outside refrigerator Moisture forms the outside of the refrigerator between doors. Weather is humid. This is normal in humid weather. When humidity is lower, the moisture should disappear. Door is slightly open,causing cold air from the inside the refrigerator to meet warm air from the outside. This time, close the door on or 25 completely. Care and maintenance Occurrence Possible Solution cause Odors in refrigerator Clean interior with sponge,warm water and baking soda. Interior needs to be cleaned. Food with strong odor is in the Some containers and produce odors. refrigerator. wrapping materials Cover food Use completely. different container wrapping materials. a or brand of Opening/Closing of doors/Drawers Door(s) will not close. Food Door(s) will not close. Door was closed too hard, door to open slightly. package is causing Refrigerator is not level. It rocks floor when it is moved slightly. Floor is uneven or Refrigerator rocks is moved slightly. Move door open. keeping other on the weak. on the floor when it packages closing. that Close both doors gently. Adjust Be the Refrigerator Drawers are difficult to move. Food is drawer is touching touching shelf wall on Track that drawer slides or cabinets. top of the on is dirty. height adjusting floor is level and sure support refrigerator. Contact carpenter to sloping Move Keep keep door from screw. can correct adequately sagging or floor. refrigerator.. less food in drawer. Clean drawer and track. Dispenser Dispenser will not dispense ice When the first into the bin, the Ice storage bin is empty. Freezer temperature is set too warm. Household water line valve is not open. supply of ice is dropped dispenser should operate. Turn the freezer control to a higher setting so that ice cubes will be made. When the first supply of ice is made, the dispenser should operate. household water line valve and allow sufficient time for ice to be made. When ice is made, dispenser should Open operate. Refrigerator 26 or freezer door is not closed. Be sure both doors are closed. Care and maintenance Occurrence Possible Solution cause Ice has melted and frozen around auger due to infrequent use, temperature fluctuations and/or power outrages. Dispenser will not dispense ice. Remove ice storage bin, and thaw and the contents. Clean bin, wipe dry and replace in proper position. When new ice is made, dispenser should operate. Ice dispenser is jammed. Ice cubes are jammed between the ice maker arm and back of the bin. Ice cubes are frozen together. Remove the ice cubes that the dispenser. are Use the that cubes do dispenser often together. so jamming not freeze Dispenser will not dispense water. Ice cubes that have been purchased or made in some other way have been used in the dispenser. Only the ice cubes made by the ice maker should be used with the dispenser. Household water line valve is not open. See problem "Ice maker is not making any ice." Open Refrigerator Water has an odd taste and/or odor. or freezer door is not closed. Water has been in the tank for too long. Be household water line valve. sure both doors are closed. Draw and discard 7 glasses of water supply. Draw and discard 7 glasses to completely rinse to freshen the an additional out tank. Unit not properly connected to cold Sound of ice This sound is normally made when bin. Volume may vary according to dropping Sound of water Connect unit to cold water line which water to kitchen faucet. supplies water line. automatically made ice refrigerator's location. This sound is normally made when ice maker is the automatically made ice. supply Other 27 Please thoroughly supplied read 'Automatic ice maker and is dropped into ice storage with water after dispenser' dropping in this manual.
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