LG | GR-G297ATB | LG GR-G297ATB Owner’s Manual

Table of Contents
Introduction
Entry
Important Safety Instruction
Identification of Parts
Installation
Where to Install
Door Removal
Mount the freezer and
Feed Water
refrigerator compartment doors
Pipe Installation
Height Adjustment
External
Operation
Equipment Connections
Starting
Adjusting the Temperatures and Functions
(Dispenser / Automatic ice maker)
Shelf
Wine Holder
(Applicable
to
some
models
only)
Egg Box
Humidity control
Convert into
a
in the
vegetable compartment
vegetable
or
meat
models
only)
(Applicable
to
Deodorizer
(Applicable
some
to
some
models
OptiChill Temperature Transition
Temperature Change
at
OptiChill
Suggestion
on
food
storage
Care and
maintenance
Location of Foods
Storing Foods
How to Dismantle Parts
General Information
Cleaning
Trouble
Shooting
compartment
OptiChill
Bin
only)
Introduction
Entry
The model and serial numbers
are
found
on
compartment of this unit. These numbers
the inner
are
case
unique
of the
refrigerator
to this unit and not
available to others. You should record
this
guide as
a
requested information here and retain
of your purchase. Staple your receipt here.
permanent record
Date of Purchase
:
Dealer Purchased From
:
Dealer Address
:
Dealer Phone No.
:
Model No.
:
Serial 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
and pull it straight out from the outlet.
on
When
the wall, be careful not to roll
moving your appliance away from
power cord or to damage it in any way.
the power cord.
refrigerator is in operation, do not touch the
compartment, particularly when your hands are damp
these extremely cold surfaces.
After your
Always grip plug firmly
over
the
cold surfaces in the freezer
or wet. Skin could adhere to
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.
Unplug
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.
place glass products in the freezer because they may
expansion when their contents are frozen.
Never
be broken due to
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.
Never allow anyone to climb, sit, stand or hang on the Home Bar door. These
actions may damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, causing severe personal
injury.
Don't use an
extension cord
If
possible,
it and other
cause a
Power cord
If the
connect the
appliances
refrigerator
or
to its own individual electrical outlet to
household
lights
from
causing
supply
Do not
It will
Warning
3
overload that could
power outage.
cord is damaged, it must be replaced
from the manufacturer or its service agent.
replacement
an
prevent
extend the Power Cord
electric shock or fire.
modify
cause
or
length.
by
a
special
cord
or
assembly
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 easily climb
inside.
The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without
warning
supervision.
Young children
Don't store
Don't store
should be
supervised
gasoline
any other appliance.
Grounding (Earthing)
or use
In the event of
or
to ensure that
they do
other flammable vapor and
not
liquids
play with
in the
the
vicinity
appliance.
of this
or
electric short circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
an
shock by
In order to prevent possible electric shock, this appliance must be grounded
Improper use of the 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.
Identification of Parts
Freezer
Compartment
Refrigerator
Compartment
Dairy Compartment
Water Filter
Lamp (Upper)
Door Rack
Shelf
Automatic
Ice Maker
Door Rack
Wine
Storage
(Optional)
Pizza Tray
Rack
Shelf
Lamp
Snack Drawer
Shelf
(steel or glass)
Egg
Jet
Freezing
(Optional)
Box
Lamp (Lower)
Door Rack
Vegetable
Drawer
Door Rack
Drawer
OptiChill
Door Rack
Lower Cover
NOTE
?
4
If you found some parts missing from your unit,
models. (i.c. the "Optichill" is not included in all
they may
models)
be
parts only used in other
Installation
Where to lnstall
Unstable installation may cause vibration and
noise. If the floor to install the refrigerator on
Strong
and
even
floor
is not even, make the refrigerator level by
rotating the height adjusting screw. Carpet
refrigerator is
installed may be discolored by heat from the
bottom of the refrigerator. So, it is necessary
to place a thick pad below the refrigerator.
or
Please
A proper
distance from
adjacent
items
Select
pipe can
be easily
connected in
on
which
a
the
refrigerator at a proper
distance from other things. Too small a
distance from adjacent items may result in
lowered freezing capability and increased
electricity charges consumption.
Where feed
water
floorcloth
keep
a
place where
a
feed water
pipe can
be
easily connected between the automatic
ice maker and dispenser.
A wet or near-water place, refrigerator may
be rusted or electricity may be leaking
a
dry place
Bottom Pad
Where is free
from heat or coal
Places where ambient temperature are
high, freezing capability is deteriorated and
gas
electric
charge
is increased.
Coal gas and smoke may discolor the
appearance of refrigerator.
NOTE
?
Install the
Too
high
refrigerator
or
low ambient
between the
5
at a
place where
the ambient
temperature may
dispenser and
cause
temperature is 5˚C~43˚C.
functional troubles. Also, the tube
automatic ice maker may be frozen.
Installation
Door Removal
If your
access
the
door is too
refrigerator door
laterally.
Remove lower
cover and
then feed water
narrow
for the
and pass the
refrigerator to pass the through,
refrigerator
remove
Lower Cover
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
pipe
NOTE
?
If
a
tube end is deformed
or
abraded,
cut the
part away.
Hinge
Remove the
freezer
all connection wires except for the
earth line after removing the hinge cover by
loosening the screws.
1) Separate
compartment
Connection
wires
Cover
Earth Line
Upper
Hinge
door
2)
Remove the
Upper
Hinge
Keeper
it to counted
keeper by rotating
clockwise ( ) and then lifting the upper
hinge up ( ).
NOTE
?
3)
In
removing
the upper
hinge,
be careful
so
that the door does not to fall
over
frontward.
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
laying
Remove the
refrigerator compartment
it down but be careful not to
door
passing through the access door
damage the feed water pipe tube.
1) Loosen
the hinge cover screws and remove
the cover. Remove all connection wires, if
any, except for the earth line
refrigerator
door
Connection
wires
Upper Hinge
2)
Keeper
Remove keeper by rotating it clockwise ( )
and then remove the upper hinge by lifting
itup( ).
3)
Remove the refrigerator compartment door
by lifting it up.
Lower
6
Hinge
and
Installation
Pass the
Pass the
refrigerator laterally through
door as shown in the right figure.
refrigerator
the
Mount the freezer and
compartment doors
Mount them in the
door.
Feed water
Before
installation
access
refrigerator
sequence of removal after
reverse
they pass through
the
access
Installation
pipe
Automatic ice maker
operation needs water pressure of 147~834kPa
(1.5~8.5kgf/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.
tube not be
length of the feed water pipe tube within 8 m and be careful for the
bent straightly. If the tube is 8 m or longer it may cause trouble in water
feed
to the drain water pressure.
Keep
the total
owing
Install the feed water
Warning
Connect to
Disposal of the
old appliance
This
appliance
which
All the
and
are
a
place
free from heat.
supply only.
contains fluid
important
can
water
reusable and/or
(refrigerant, lubricant)and
recyclable.
is made of parts and materials
materials should be sent to the collection center of waste material
be reused after rework
local agency.
7
potable
tube at
pipe
(recycling).
For take back,
please
contact with the
Installation
Height Adjustment
If the freezer
Make them level by inserting flat ( type) driver into the groove of the left
screw and rotating it clockwise ( ).
-
compartment door
height adjusting
is lower than the
refrigerator
compartment door
If the freezer
Make them level by
adjusting screw and
compartment door
is higher than the
refrigerator
compartment door
After
leveling the
door height
inserting flat ( type) driver into the groove of the
rotating it clockwise ( ).
-
right height
Refrigerator door will close smoothly by heightening the front side by adjusting the
height adjusting screw. If the door does not close well because of bad Open/Close,
performance may be affected.
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Installation
External
Antenna
Antenna Connection
For
or
Equipment
Connections
Cable Service without
a
optimum picture quality, adjust
Cable Box Connections
antenna direction if needed.
Power Button
Multi-family Dwellings/Apartments
(Connect to wall antenna socket)
Antenna Jack
*
Loose the radio antenna
to receive the radio
when
mounting
product.
wall antenna
signal
the
socket
Bronze Wire
RF coaxial wire
VHF antenna
Radio Antenna
(75 ohm)
Turn clockwise to
UHF antenna
tighten.
Bronze Wire
outdoor
antenna
Be careful not to bend the bronze wire when
connecting
the antenna.
Single-family Dwellings /Houses
(Connect to wall jack for outdoor antenna)
hooking up the connection turn the TV on
and preform a channel search. On the remote
press menu, Auto program will be highlighted,
and then press right(Volume Up)twice.
After
In
a
poor
purchase
signal
area
and install
to
improve picture quality,
a signal amplifier.
If the antenna is not installed
properly,
contact
your dealer for assistance.
VCR
Connection &
Setup
Viewing Setup
1.SetVCRswitchto3or4andthentuneTVtothe
same
video tape into the VCR and press PLAY
the VCR. (Refer to the VCR owner's manual.)
2. Insert
on
Cable TV
-
Setup
-
channel number.
a
If your cable service does not require separate converter box
instructions for an antenna connection above.
please following
For further cable TV information, contact
provider.
Connection &
1. Select 3
or
local cable service
Viewing Setup
4 with channel switch
2. Tune the TV channel to the
on
3. Select channels at the cable box
cable box.
selected output
same
channel of cable box.
or
with the cable box remote control.
9
a
the
Operation
Starting
When your
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 interrupted, wait 5 minutes before restarting.
refrigerator
Adjusting the temperatures and functions
MENU
OK
PR
VOL
ICEBEAM
COOLING
FILTER RESET
CUBE
HOLD 3 SEC.
FRZ TEMP
REF TEMP
EXPRESS FRZ
WATER
54321
OFF
JET FRZ
EXPRESS/JET FRZ
10
CRUSH
DISPENSER
POWER
FREEZER
FILTER STATUS
ROOM TEMP
6
5
4
3
2
LOCK
3 SECS UNLOCK
1
REFRIGERATOR FILTER RESET
LOCK
Operation
You
can
adjust temperature of and freezer room
and
refrigerator room.
How to
adjust the
temperature in
the freezer
compartment
How to
adjust the
temperature in
the refrigerator
compartment
pressing button, setting is repeated in the order
(Middle Strong)
(Strong)
(Weak)
(Middle Weak).
Whenever
of
(Middle)
The actual inner temperature varies depending on the food status, as the
indicated setting temperature is a target temperature, not actual temperature
within
refrigerator.
Refrigeration function is weak in the initial time. Please adjust temperature
above after using refrigerator for minimum 2~3days.
Dispenser
You
use
selection
can
select water or ice.
Please select water, slice ice and square ice
button as you desire.
pressing
Please press the push button
and pushing in cup.
by
lightly by catching
The border line is indicated for the selected
function,
"Tak!" sounds if 5 seconds pass after ice
comes
out.
Pressing
Switch
It is sound that the outlet of ice is closed.
?
Reference
:
Please wait for 2-3 seconds in order to take final ice
slices
or
pressing
11
drops
of water when
switches after
taking
taking
ice
or
out cup from the
water.
as
Operation
The icemaker
automatically make 8 pieces of ice cubes at anyone time,
approximately 80 pieces per day. However these quantities may vary according to
certain conditions. E.g. the duration and amount of times the refrigerator door is
opened.
Automatic ice
maker
The Ice
can
making proceeds
ceases
automatically when
the ice storage bin is full.
NOTE
?
It is normal that
a
noise is
produced when
ice made is
dropped
into the ice
storage
bin.
Ice is
When ice maker
does not operate
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 the ice maker produces too small or lumped together ice, the amount of
water supplied to the ice maker need to adjusted. Contact the service center.
smoothly
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
a
newly
installed
refrigerator to
make ice in the freezer
compartment.
Please select this function for prompt
freezer.
Jet Freezer
"OFF EXPRESS FRZ JET FRZ OFF" or
"OFF ON OFF" is repeated whenever
button.
pressing
graphic remains at the On
status after flickering 4 times when selecting
Special Refrigeration On
Prompt freezer function automatically turns off
JET FRZ : Applicable to some model only.
The
arrow
mark
This button stops operation of different
button and dispenser function.
Lock
Locking
the
If you
or
is
use
Release is
pressed
whenever
than 3 seconds.
repeated
more
the LOCK button,
none
of the
other buttons will work until you unlock
them.
12
after
a
fixed time passes.
Operation
The Other
Functions
Ambient
Temperature Display
Temperature
Temperature
is
displayed only
Window.
between -9∞C~49∞C.
less than -9∞C is indicated with LO and
temperature more than 49∞C is indicated with HI.
Door open
A
warning
warning
tone will sound 3 times at
door is left open for
more
than
thirty-second
intervals if the
refrigerator or freezer
sixty seconds.
Please contact with the local service center if
closing the door.
Diagnosis (failure detection)
warning
continue to sound
even
after
function
automatically detects failure when failure is found in product during
the use of refrigerator.
If your refrigerator fails, do not turn off the power. Instead, contact a local Authorized
service center or call our support line for assistance. Turning off the appliance will
make it more difficult for the service technician to determine the problem.
Diagnosis
function
Water is cooled while stored in the water tank in freezer door, and then sent to the
How Ice/Cold
Water is Supplied
dispenser.
Ice is made in the automatic icemaker and sent to the
or
How to Use
dispenser
cubed ice.
Select among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and press the
glass or other container.
Dispenser
Crushed Ice
Water
?
13
divided into crushed
Light the water lamp
by pressing the
Light the crushed
lamp by pressing
selection button.
Water will be dispensed
by pressing the push
switch with a glass.
selection button.
Crushed ice will be
?
push
switch with
a
Cubed Ice
ice
the
dispensed by pressing the
push switch with a glass.
Light the cubed ice
lamp by pressing
?
the selection
button.
Cubed ice will be dispensed
by pressing the push
switch with a glass.
Operation
6 Filter condition
As demonstrated below, it displays the months left in units of 30 days until the filter
replacement is required, starting from when the refrigerator power usage is
authorized.
(filter replacement
cycle) display
will appear
After 6 months, the following sentence and
part of the LCD. "Press for 3 seconds after replacing filter"
function
on
the filter condition
After 6 months have passed, and if the filter has been replaced or you want to reset
the filter condition display, press the filter replacement button for more than 3
seconds and it will reset to the initial Power On state.
Cautions
Throw away the ice (about 20
refrigerator installation.
pieces)
and water
(about
7
glasses)
first made after
The first ice and water may include particles or odor from the feed water pipe or feed
water box. This is necessary in case that the refrigerator has not been used for a long
time.
Keep children away from the dispenser.
Children may push switch incorrectly bad or
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 powder accumulated.
splinter
ice is used
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
crystal glass or crockery to collect
Put ice first into
Never touch
Touch may
Never
This time,
bin for the purpose of
ice.
containers may be broken.
or
Water may be
only.
glass before filling water or other beverages.
splashed if ice is added to existing liquid in a glass.
a
a
hand
cause a
remove
or
other tools on ice outlet.
part breakage
the ice maker
or
hand
injury.
cover.
Sometimes level the surface so that the ice storage bin is fully filled with ice.
Ice is piled up just near the ice maker. So, such status may be considered, by the ice
maker, that the ice storage bin is fully filled and ice making operation may stop.
If discolored ice is
Never
use
dispensed, immediately contact
too narrow or
service center,
deep glass.
Ice may be jammed in ice passage and, thus, the
refrigerator may
Keep the glass at a proper distance from ice outlet.
A glass too close to the outlet may hinder ice from coming
14
stopping
out.
be failed.
use.
Operation
Shelf
Shelf
Height
Adjustment
The
refrigerator compartment shelf is movable
according to space requirement of foods.
that you
so
can
place
it at
a
height
2
Slide Shelf
Pull the shelf ahead and take off it while
lifting
both front and
rear
3
part.
1
Fix
Shelf, Folding Shelf
1
lift up the front part of shelf to pull it
ahead and then take off it while lifting the
Lightly
rear
3
part of shelf.
2
NOTE
?
Make
sure
the shelf is horizontal. If not, it may
drop.
Wine Holder
(Applicable to some
Wine Holder
Bottles
Adjustment
can
be stored
wine rack. It
can
on
models only)
their sides in this
be mounted
only
at the
SLIDE SHELF.
Move to left to
You
Slide-Under
Shelf
can
pull
out after
lifting slightly.
store taller items such as
gallon container or bottles by
simply pushing in front half of
a
shelf underneath back half of
shelf. Pull toward you to return to
a full shelf.
15
Operation
Egg
You
Box
(Applicable
to some models only)
the egg box to a place you want and select another form of box
to the amount of eggs.
can move
according
[Type-1]
[Type-2]
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
break.
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
Control
Humidity
Low
High
Low
humidity
Humidity
Control
Low
High
Convert into
a
vegetable
(Applicable to
some
The bottom drawer in the
or
meat
compartment
models only)
refrigerator
can
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
?
16
Vegetables
or
fruits
compartment. Be
are
sure
frozen if the conversion switch is set to meats
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 on stored food.
How to
use
the
deodorizing
system
Since it is installed
the
already
installed onto the cool air intake duct from the from
separate installation.
Please use closed containers to store food with pungent odors.
Otherwise, this oder can be absorbed by other food in the compartment.
refrigerator compartment, you
need
no
Operation
OptiChill Temperature
Transition Bin
the button, store vegetables,
other types of food such as meat to
By pressing
fruits
or
be defrosted.
Temperature Change at OptiChill
You
Method to Use
select
optimum temperature
range depending on types of foods
can
stored.
-
four steps of temperature selection
are available, including -3°C,-1°C, 4°C
and
10°C.Vegetables, fruits, cold
storage items requiring humidity
maintenance, meats, and fishes
be stored under
can
conditions
optimal
the correct storage
temperature for the foods being stored.
by selectiong
When
using
using
the
OptiChill
OptiChill
to store meats or
When
the
to store fruits
in the freezer compartments.
or
fishes, fruits,
vegetables,
If you open the refrigerator door, an indicator
The lamp goes off when the door is closed.
lamp
or
vegetables may
be frozen.
meats and fishes must be stored
shows the status of the
Optichill.
Press the left SELECT button to cycle through FRUIT VEGE(4°C) CHILLED ROOM
(-1°C) PARTIAL FREEZING(-3°C) WINE(10°C_Option) FRUIT VEGE(4°C).
Press the right SELECT button to cycle between
QUICK COOLING THAW(Optional).
The
thawing setting
The THAW and the
button.
adjusted by the weight of
QUICK COOLING operations are
can
be
OptiChill
To
First,
remove
remove
the
vegetable
bin.
After holding back and front of the
pull it outward.
To install
Fit the OptiChill
slideitin .
case on
When forced, the
18
to the
OptiChill
ledge
connecting parts
can
and
be
and
gently
damaged.
the meats
being
thawed.
cancelled when you press left
Suggestion on Food storage
Location of Foods
(Refer to 4pages,
Automatic ice
maker
Automatically
Wine rack
Identification of
Parts)
made ice is stored.
Store wine.
Store small foods such
Snack Drawer
Freezer
as
bread, snacks, etc.
Store various frozen foods such
ice cream, frozen snacks, etc.
compartment
as
meat, fish,
shelf
Freezer
Store small
packaged frozen food.
Temperature is likely to increase as
compartment
door rack
opens.
So, do not store
ice cream.
Freezer
long-term
door
food such
as
Store meat, fish, chicken, etc. after wrapping
them with aluminum.
compartment
drawer
Dairy
compartment
Egg
Store
such
dairy products
as
butter, cheese,
etc.
box
Place this egg box in the proper location.
Refrigerator
compartment
Store side dishes or other foods at a proper
distance from each other for effective
cooling.
shelf
Refrigerator
compartment
Store small
such as milk,
packaged food
juice, beer, etc..
or
beverages
door rack
Vegetable
compartment
Store
Vegetable
compartment/fre
sh compartment
Store
vegetables
or
fruits.
vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, fish, etc.
setting the conversion switch as necessary.
Be
conversion
sure
setting
corner
19
to check the conversion switch
before
storing
foods.
Suggestion
Food storage
Foods
Storing
Store fresh food in the
important
on
factor in
refrigerator compartment. How food
maintaining its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which goes bad
melons.
easily at
low temperatures, such
Allow hot food to cool
other food, and lead
When
storing
Please
keep
prior to storing, placing hot food
to higher energy consumption.
the food,
prevents moisture from
a
is frozen and thawed is
in the
as
bananas, and
refrigerator could spoil
vinyl wrap or store in a container with a lid. This
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
cover
it with
distance at least 15
mm
from the air vents to food.
Do not open the door frequently. Opening the door lets warm air enter the
and cause temperatures to rise.
Never
so
Freezer
keep
too much food in door rack because
that the door cannot be
storing
inner racks
fully closed.
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
When
refrigerator,
they may push against by
Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment
compartment
an
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.
Do not touch the cold foods
hands and
-
Refrigerator
compartment
or
containers-
place glass products
That's
in the freezer
why you may have chilblains
are frozen, causing personal injury.
moist food in top
contact with chilled air.
Avoid
placing
especially
and
made of metallic
-,
with wet
compartment.
they may be
broken when their inner matters
refrigerator shelves,
it could freeze from direct
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.
storing eggs in their storage rack or box, ensure that they are fresh,
them in an upright position, which keeps them fresh longer.
When
store
and
always
NOTE
?
20
If you
keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, and frequently open the door or
put a lot of vegetables in it, moisture may form in it which has no effect on its
performance. Just wipe the moisture with a cloth free.
Care and Maintenance
How to Dismantle Parts
NOTE
?
Freezer
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.
Separate the lamp by pulling it out ( ) while
slightly lifting the lamp cover ( ).
compartment
lamp
Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 60 W
bulb for
Dispenser lamp
refrigerator is used and
purchased at a service center.
can
Remove the
a
cover
by inserting
be
flat
(- type)
pulling it out,
driver into the front groove and
and then remove the ramp. Max. 15 W bulb
for
refrigerator
is used and
be
can
purchased
at a service center.
Freezer
Lift the front side
( )
Lift the door rack
holding
compartment
and
pull
it out
( ).
shelf
Door rack and
support
Ice
pull
storage bin
it out to
both sides
( )
and
( ) direction.
Hold the ice storage bin as shown in the right
figure and pull it out ( ) while slightly lifting it
( ).
It is recommended not to dismantle the ice
storage bin unless it is necessary.
Be
sure
to use both hands when
the ice storage bin, not to
If the ice
storage bin does
rotate the
After
dispenser
rotating
Water collector has
drop
it
not fit
removing
on
the floor.
well, slightly
device.
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 cover.
is used
21
no
Care and Maintenance
To
pull the lamp
cover forwards while pressing the bottom
side of the lamp cover upwards. Turn the
Upper lamp in
refrigerator
compartment
remove
the
lamp
cover,
bulb counterclockwise.
Max. 40 W bulb for
can
lamp in
refrigerator
compartment
Lower
be
purchased
Separate
the
refrigerator is
used and
at a service center.
lamp
by holding both
pulling it it forwards.
cover
lower sides of it and
Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max.
30 W bulb for
refrigerator
be
at a service center.
purchased
is used and
can
NOTE
?
Be
sure
to remove
parts
on
the
snack drawer and home bar
Vegetable
compartment
refrigerator door to
cover.
Pull out the
with its
cover
can
vegetable compartment cover ( )
backside lifted up ( ), and the cover
be removed.
To install the cover, push it
touches the back wall.
22
fully
until it
remove
the
vegetable compartment,
General Information
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 not to operate, keep it running remove all food, disconnect the power
cord, clean the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN to prevent odor
formation.
Power failure
Most power failures
are
corrected in
hour
an
or
two will not affect your
refrigerator
temperatures.
However, you should minimize the number of door openings while the power is off.
During power failures of longer duration, place a block of dry ice on top of your frozen
packages.
If you
move
Remove
To avoid
Anti
condensation
pipe
securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator.
damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into
or
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 air
the outer cabinet wall.
Cleaning
It is
that your refrigerator be kept clean to prevent undesirable odors. Spilled
food should be wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and stain plastic surfaces if
important
left uncleaned.
Exterior
Use
a
lukewarm solution of mild soap
refrigerator.
Wipe with a clean damp
Interior
cloth and then
detergent
to clean the durable finish of your
dry.
is recommended. Wash all compartments with
mild detergent and warm water. Rinse and dry.
Regular cleaning
solution
After
or
or a
cleaning
verify that the power cord is not damaged, power outlet
power plug is inserted well into the power outlet.
Warning
Always
Please
remove
electrical parts
power cord from the wall outlet
a
baking
soda
is not overheated,
prior to 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.
Trouble
Before
Shooting
for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense.
This list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective
calling
workmanship
Occurrence
or
materials in this
appliance.
Possible Cause
Solution
Normal
Operations
Refrigerator
Refrigerator
compressor
does not run.
Refrigerator
control is off.
Set
Refrigerator
is in defrost
This is normal for
Power outage. Check house
Refrigerator
runs
too much
or
too
long
one
Room
or
Make sure
outlet.
plug
is
a
tightly pushed
into
Call local electric company.
lights.
is larger than the
you owned.
Refrigerator
control.
fully automatic
defrosting refrigerator. The defrost
cycle occurs periodically.
cycle.
at wall outlet is disconnected.
Plug
refrigerator
previous
outside weather is hot.
This is normal. Larger,
units run longer.
more
efficient
It is normal for the refrigerator to work
longer under these conditions.
has recently been
disconnected for a period of time.
It takes
few hours for the refrigerator
refrigerator to come down to room
Refrigerator
a
temperature completely.
Automatic ice maker is
Large
amounts of warm or hot food
may have been stored
Doors
Operation of the ice maker causes
refrigerator to run slightly longer.
operating.
are
opened
too
recently.
frequently
or
too
long.
Refrigerator or
slightly open.
freezer door may be
Refrigerator
control is set too cold.
Refrigerator
or
worn,
cracked,
freezer
or
gasket is
poorly fitted.
dirty,
the
Warm food will cause the refrigerator
to run longer until the desired
temperature is reached.
Warm air entering the
causes it to run more.
less often.
Make
refrigerator
Open the door
the refrigerator is level.
Keep food and containers from
blocking the door. See problem
section. OPENING/CLOSING of Doors.
sure
Set the
refrigerator control to a
warmer setting until the refrigerator
temperature is satisfactory.
Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the
door seal will cause the refrigerator to
run longer in order to maintain desired
temperatures.
Occurrence
Refrigerator
compressor
does not run.
Temperatures
Possible Cause
Thermostat is
at a constant
the
keeping
Solution
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
setting until the freezer temperature is
Freezer control is set too cold
satisfactory.
Satisfactory.
in the
is too
cold and the freezer
Temperature
refrigerator
Set the
Refrigerator control
is set too cold.
refrigerator control
warmer setting
Refrigerator control
is set too cold.
See above solution.
to a
temperature
is
satisfactory.
Food stored in
drawers freezes.
Meat stored in
fresh meat
drawer freezes.
Meat should be stored at a temperature
just below the freezing point of water (32˚F,
0˚C) for maximum fresh storage time.
It is normal for ice crystals to form due
to the moisture content of meat.
Freezer control is set too
Set the freezer or refrigerator control to
a colder setting until the freezer or
refrigerator temperature is satisfactory.
Temperatures
are
too
warm
Temperatures in
the refrigerator
or
freezer
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
Large
slightly open.
Warm air enters the refrigerator/ freezer
whenever the door is opened.
Open the door less often.
Close the door
amounts of warm or hot food
may have been stored
Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a
colder setting until the freezer or
refrigerator temperature is satisfactory.
recently.
completely.
Wait until the refrigerator or freezer
has had a chance to reach its selected
temperature.
has recently been
disconnected for a period of time.
A
Refrigerator control
Set the
Refrigerator
Temperature in the
refrigerator
is too warm but
the freezer
temperature is
satisfactory.
is set too
warm.
refrigerator requires
cool down completely.
setting.
refrigerator
some
control to
hours to
a
colder
Possible Cause
Occurrence
Solution
Sound and Noise
Louder sound
levels when
Refrigerator is on.
Louder sound
levels when
Today's refrigerators
storage capacity and
even
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.
Floor is
Be
as
compressor
comes on.
Vibrating or
rattling noise.
weak.
rocks on the floor when it is
uneven or
Refrigerator
moved slightly.
Items
are
placed on
vibrating.
the top of the
Dishes are vibrating
the refrigerator.
Refrigerator
is
on
touching
refrigerator
the shelves in
wall
or
cabinets.
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
on the inside walls
of the refrigerator.
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
on the outside of
the refrigerator
or 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
completely.
Occurrence
Possible Cause
Solution
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
keeping
causing
is not level. It rocks
floor when it is moved slightly.
Refrigerator
Floor is
Move
door open.
other
on
the
weak.
rocks on the floor when it
uneven or
Refrigerator
is moved slightly.
packages
closing.
that
Close both doors
gently.
Adjust
Be
the
Refrigerator
Drawers are
difficult to move.
Food is
drawer
is
touching
touching
wall
shelf
Track that drawer slides
or
on
on
is
cabinets.
height adjusting
floor is level and
sure
support refrigerator.
Contact carpenter to
sloping
Move
keep
door from
screw.
can
correct
adequately
sagging
or
floor.
refrigerator..
less food in drawer.
top of the
Keep
dirty.
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
or
freezer door is not closed.
Be
sure
both doors
are
closed.
Occurrence
Dispenser will
not dispense
ice.
Possible Cause
Solution
Ice has melted and frozen around auger
due to infrequent use,
temperature fluctuations and/or power
outrages.
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.
Remove the ice cubes that
the dispenser.
are
Ice cubes
Use the dispenser often
not freeze together.
that cubes do
are
frozen
together.
Ice cubes that have been purchased or
made in some other way have been
used in the dispenser.
will
Dispenser
not dispense
water.
Household water line valve is not open.
See problem "Ice maker is not making
any ice."
Refrigerator
Water has an
odd taste
and/or odor.
or
freezer door is not closed.
Water has been in the tank for too
long.
Only the
ice cubes made by the ice
maker should be used with the
dispenser.
Open
Be
household water line valve.
sure
both doors
Sound of ice
dropping
Sound of water
supply
Other
are
closed.
Draw and discard 7 glasses of water
to freshen the supply. Draw and discard
an additional 7 glasses to
completely
Unit not properly connected to cold
water line.
so
jamming
rinse out tank.
Connect unit to cold water line which
supplies water to kitchen faucet.
This sound is normally made when automatically made ice is dropped into
ice storage bin. Volume may vary according to refrigerator's location.
This sound is normally made when ice maker is
dropping the automatically made ice.
Please
thoroughly
supplied
read 'Automatic ice maker and
with water after
Dispenser'
in this manual.
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