LG | GR-P277ABB | LG GR-P277ABB Owner’s Manual

3828JD8653P(2_Arabic)
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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
Operation
Starting
Adjusting the Temperatures and Functions
(Dispenser / Automatic ice maker)
Home bar
(Applicable
to
some
models
only)
Shelf
Egg Box (Applicable
Humidity control
Convert into
a
Deodorizer
to
some
in the
vegetable or
compartment (Applicable to some models only)
to
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
only)
vegetable compartment
meat
(Applicable
models
some
models
Corner
Optichill
only)
(Applicable to
some
models
only)
Entry
The model and serial numbers
are
found
on
compartment of this unit. These numbers
available to others. You should record
this
guide
as a
the inner
are
case
unique
of the
refrigerator
to this unit and not
requested information
here and retain
permanent record of your purchase. Staple your receipt here.
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
or to damage it in any way.
the power cord.
Always grip plug firmly
over
the
power cord
After your
refrigerator
is in
operation,
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.
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
replacement
connect the
appliances
refrigerator
or
to its own individual electrical outlet to
household
lights
from
causing
an
prevent
overload that could
power outage.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
from the manufacturer or its service agent.
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
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
Compartment
Refrigerator
Compartment
Dairy Compartment
Water Filter
Lamp (Upper)
Door Rack
Shelf
Automatic
Ice Maker
Door Rack
Wine holder
Lamp
(Optional)
(Optional)
Can Server
Shelf
Snack Drawer
Home Bar
Shelf
(Optional)
(steel or glass)
Egg
Box
Jet
Freezing
(Optional)
Lamp (Lower)
Door Rack
Vegetable
Drawer
Door Rack
Drawer
Optichill (Optional)
Door Rack
Lower Cover
NOTE
?
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If you found some parts missing from your unit, they may be
models. (i.c. the "Home Bar" is not included in all models)
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
or
floorcloth
on
which
a
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.
Please
A proper
distance from
adjacent items
Where feed
water
Select
a place where a feed water pipe can
easily connected between the automatic
ice maker and dispenser.
A wet or near-water place, refrigerator may
be rusted or electricity may be leaking
pipe can
be easily
connected in
the
refrigerator at a proper
things. Too small a
distance from adjacent items may result in
lowered freezing capability and increased
electricity charges consumption.
keep
distance from other
be
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
between the
5
at a
low ambient
place where
the ambient
temperature may
dispenser and
cause
temperature is 5˚C~43˚C.
Also, the tube
functional troubles.
automatic ice maker may be frozen.
Installation
Door Removal
If your access door is too narrow for the refrigerator to pass the
the refrigerator door and pass the refrigerator
through,
laterally.
Remove lower
cover and
then feed water
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
compartment
door
Connection
wires
Cover
all connection wires except for the
earth line after removing the hinge cover by
loosening the screws.
1) Separate
Earth Line
Upper
Hinge
2)
Remove the
Upper
Hinge
Keeper
it to counted
keeper by rotating
( ) and then lifting the upper
hinge up ( ).
clockwise
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
it upward. This time, the door should
be lifted enough for the feed water pipe tube
to be completely pulled out.
lifting
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
Remove all connection wires, 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
Keeper
itup( ).
3)
Remove the refrigerator compartment door
by lifting it up.
Lower
6
Hinge
and
Installation
Pass the
Pass the
door
refrigerator
as
refrigerator laterally through
right figure.
the
Mount the freezer and
compartment doors
Mount them in the
door.
Feed water
Before
installation
access
shown in the
reverse
pipe
refrigerator
sequence of removal after
they pass through
the
access
Installation
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.
Keep
the total
length of the feed water pipe tube within 8 m and be careful for the
straightly. If the tube is 8 m or longer it may cause trouble in water
tube not be bent
feed
owing
to the drain water pressure.
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.
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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
and rotating it clockwise ( ).
-
compartment door
height adjusting
screw
is lower than the
refrigerator
compartment door
If the freezer
Make them level by
screw and
adjusting
compartment door
is higher than the
inserting flat ( type) driver
rotating it clockwise ( ).
-
into the groove of the
right height
refrigerator
compartment door
After
leveling the
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.
door
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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
is
operation
interrupted,
wait 5 minutes before
restarting.
Adjusting the temperatures and functions
ICEBEAM
FILTER RESET
CUBE
COOLING
HOLD 3 SEC.
FRZ TEMP
REF TEMP
EXPRESS FRZ
WATER
54321
OFF
CRUSH
JET FRZ
EXPRESS/JET FRZ
JET FRZ
DISPENSER
:
FREEZER
pushed,
the buzzer sounds.
ROOM TEMP
6
5
4
3
2
LOCK
3 SECS UNLOCK
1
REFRIGERATOR FILTER RESET
APPLICABLE TO SOME MODEL ONLY.
When the button is
9
FILTER STATUS
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
pushing in cup.
by
lightly by catching
and
The border line is indicated for the selected
function,
"Tak!" sounds if 5 seconds pass after ice
comes
Pressing
Switch
out.
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
10
drops
of water when
switches after
taking
taking
out cup from the
ice
water.
or
as
Operation
The icemaker
automatically make 8 pieces of ice cubes at anyone time,
approximately
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
can
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The Ice
making proceeds
ceases
automatically when
the ice storage bin is full.
NOTE
?
It is normal that
a
noise is
when ice made is
produced
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.
smoothly
When the ice maker produces too small
supplied to the ice maker need to
water
If ice is not used
frequently,
it may
or lumped together ice, the amount of
adjusted. Contact the service center.
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
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
The
arrow
mark
graphic
remains at the On status
4 times when
after
flickering
selecting Special
Refrigeration On
Prompt freezer function automatically turns off
after
a
fixed time passes.
JET FRZ
:
Applicable
to some model
only.
This button stops operation of different
Lock
button.
Locking or Release
pressing the
is
repeated
whenever
.
Pressing
the other button when
selecting
'LOCK', the button does not operate.
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make ice in the freezer
Operation
The other
functions
Ambient temperature
Temperature
Temperature
is
display window.
displayed only by --9°C
49°C.
~
less than -10°C is indicated with 'LO' and
temperature more than 50°C is indicated with 'HI'.
Temperature may differ from the actual ambient temperature
on the upper part of refrigerator (top of door).
Door open
as
it is monitors
warning
3 times of warning sounds at the interval of 30 seconds if a minute passes with the
door of refrigerator and the hombar door opened or completely closed.
Please contact with the local service center if
the door.
warning
continue to sound
even
after
closing
Diagnosis (failure detection)
function
automatically detects failure when failure is found in product during
refrigerator.
If failure occurs at product, it does not operate though pressing any button and normal
indication is not done. In this case, do not turn power off but immediately contact with
the local service center. A lot of time are need for service engineer to detect the failed
part if turning it off.
Diagnosis
the
function
of
use
Water is cooled while stored in the water tank in the
How ice/cold
water is supplied
then sent to the
and
dispenser.
Ice is made in the automatic ice maker and sent to the
or
refrigerator compartment,
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
glass.
Select one among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and
switch with a glass or other container.
use
dispenser
Cubed ice
Water
Light the water
indicating lamp by
pressing the selection
?
12
button.
Water will be
dispensed
by pressing the push
switch with a glass.
slightly press
selection button.
Cubed ice will be dispensed
by pressing the push
switch with a glass.
push
Crushed ice
Light the cubed ice
indicating lamp by
pressing the
?
the
Light the crushed ice
indicating lamp by
pressing the selection
button.
?
Crushed 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)
The first ice and water may include
and water
particles
water box. This is necessary in case that the
or
(about
7
glasses)
first made after
odor from the feed water
refrigerator
pipe
or
has not been used for
a
feed
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
Never store beverage cans or other foods in ice storage
rapid cooling.
Such actions may damage the automatic ice maker.
only.
This time,
bin for the purpose of
Never use thin crystal glass or crockery to collect ice.
Such glasses or containers may be broken.
Put ice first into
Water may be
Never touch
Touch may
Never
a glass before filling water or other beverages.
splashed if ice is added to existing liquid in a glass.
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 dispensed,
Never
use
Ice may be
too narrow or
jammed
immediately contact
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
Home Bar
How to
Gently pull
use
(Applicable to some
the handle of the home bar
to open it.
You
the home bar without
can access
opening the refrigerator door, thus saving
electricity.
The Inner lamp is lit in the refrigerator
compartment when the home bar door
opens. So it is easy to
see
item in the
compartment.
You
the home bar door as a stand
and such but never use
the home bar door as a chopping board
and take care not to damage it with sharp
Use the home
bar door as a
stand
can use
to pour
beverages
objects.
Never rest your
it.
heavy
press down
The Home bar will not function
without the cover.
Never take out
the inner home
bar cover
Never
arms or
Not
only
damaged,
place
matters on
the home bar
door or allow
children to hang
on it.
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on
properly
the home bar door may be
but also children may get hurt.
models only)
Operation
Shelf
Slide type shelf allows you to place or take
or put it in more conveniently.
Slide type
food out
tempered
glass shelf
(In select models
only)
Attachable wine
(In select
models only)
corner
Bottles
can
corner.
This
be stored
laterally
with this wine
be attached to any shelf.
can
Wine holder
adjustment :
be separated by pulling
out
and
installed by placing it at
straight
Wine holder
it
can
the end of the shelf you want and
pushing it inward.
Shelf
The
Refrigerator compartment shelf is movable so that you can place
height according to the space you need for different food items..
height
adjustment
How to separate a shelf :
At delivery, shelves are fixed with
so
that
they
cannot be moved
distribution. So,
remove
keepers
during
keepers first,
lift
the shelf up ( ), and then separate it
pushing it down ( ).
How to install
a
shelf
:
Position the shelf at the desired
hang
its links
on
the
lower the front side of
on
height and
grooves.This time,
the shelf and hang it
the grooves.
NOTE
?
Make the shelf horizontal. Otherwise it
may fall off.
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it at
a
proper
Operation
Egg
You
Box
(Applicable to
the egg box to
can move
according
a
some
place you
models only)
want and select another form of box
to the amount of eggs.
[Normal]
[For Many Eggs]
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
Humidity
Control
Low
High
Low
humidity
Humidity
Control
Low
High
Convert into
(Applicable
a
vegetable or
meat
compartment
to some models only)
The bottom drawer in the
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
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
Operation
OptiChill Temperature Transition Corner
(Applicable to some models only)
By pressing
fruits
or
the button, store
vegetables,
other types of food such
be defrosted,
fish,
raw
as
meat to
etc.
Temperature Change at OptiChill
Method to Use
You
can
select
optimum temperature
range depending
stored.
-
on
types of foods
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
optimal
can
conditions
the correct storage
for
the foods being stored.
temperature
by selectiong
When
using
the
OptiChill
to store meats or
When using the OptiChill 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 can be adjusted by the weight of the meats being thawed.
The THAW and the QUICK COOLING operations are cancelled when you press left
button.
OptiChill
When
First,
Removing
OptiChill
When
remove
the
vegetable
bin.
After holding back and front of the
pull it outward.
Fit the OptiChill
slideitin .
Installing
OptiChill
case on
When forced, the
18
to the
OptiChill
ledge
connecting parts
can
and
be
and
gently
damaged.
Suggestion on Food storage
Location of Foods
Automatic ice
maker
Automatically
Wine rack
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
dairy products
such
as
butter, cheese,
etc.
box
Place this egg box in the proper location.
Store
Home bar
frequently
beverage, etc..
Refrigerator
compartment
accessed foods such
as
Store side dishes or other foods at a proper
distance from each other for effective
shelf
cooling.
Refrigerator
compartment
Store small
such as milk,
packaged food
juice, beer, etc..
or
beverages
door rack
Vegetable
compartment
Store
Vegetable
compartment/fre
sh compartment
vegetables
or
fruits.
Store vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, fish, etc.
setting the conversion switch as necessary.
Be
conversion
corner
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to check the conversion switch
before storing foods.
sure
setting
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
easily at
is frozen and thawed is
low temperatures, such
as
an
bananas, and
melons.
Allow hot food to cool
other food, and lead to
prior to storing, placing hot food
higher energy consumption.
in the
refrigerator could spoil
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.
When
Please
keep
a
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
cause temperatures to rise.
refrigerator,
and
Never
so
Freezer
keep
too much food in door rack because
that the door cannot be
they may push against by
Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
compartment
When
storing
frozen food like ice
Do not touch the cold foods
or
containers-
for
a
they may
causes
break when frozen.
loss of taste and nutrient.
long period, place
place glass products
That's
you may have chilblains and
why
especially
in the freezer
hands and
are
Refrigerator
compartment
cream
-
it
on
the freezer
not in the door rack.
shelf,
-
inner racks
fully closed.
made of metallic
-,
with wet
compartment.
they may be
broken when their inner matters
frozen, causing personal injury.
moist food in top
contact with chilled air.
Avoid
placing
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.
When
storing eggs in their storage rack or box, ensure that they are fresh,
upright position, which keeps them fresh longer.
and
always
store them in an
NOTE
?
If you
keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, and frequently open the door or
vegetables in it, moisture may form in it which has no effect on its
performance. Just wipe the moisture with a cloth free.
put
20
a
lot of
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 lifting the lamp cover ( ).
compartment
lamp
Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W
bulb for
Dispenser lamp
refrigerator is used and
purchased at a service center.
can
Remove the
a
cover
by inserting
be
flat
(- type)
driver into the front groove and pulling it out,
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
compartment
( )
and
pull
it out
( ).
shelf
Door rack and
Lift the door rack
support
Ice
it out to
pull
storage bin
holding
( ) direction.
both sides
and
( )
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
no
So it should be cleaned
cover
by pressing
collector
the
the
21
cover
point
right to
not fit
on
the floor.
well, slightly
self-drainage function.
regularly.Remove the
the left side of water
and
marked
removing
it
device.
Water collector has
is used
drop
dry
as
remove
it with
a
cloth.Press
shown in the
figure
the water collector
to
cover.
Care and Maintenance
To
Upper lamp in
refrigerator
compartment
remove
cover
the
pull the lamp
pressing the bottom
cover
lamp
upwards. Turn the
lamp
cover,
forwards while
side of the
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.
Home bar
purchased
Separate
and then
is used and
can
the upper rack of the home bar
out the home bar cover ( ).
pull
The Home bar corner can be removed
pulling
it
by
upwards.
NOTE
?
Be
sure
to remove
parts
on
the
snack drawer and home bar
Vegetable
compartment
Pull out the
refrigerator door to
cover.
vegetable compartment cover ( )
( ), and the cover
with its backside lifted up
can be removed.
cover
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
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
in
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
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 air
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
left uncleaned.
Exterior
Use
a
lukewarm solution of mild soap
refrigerator.
Wipe with a clean damp
Interior
Regular cleaning
solution
After
or a
mild
or
cloth and then
detergent
to clean the durable finish of your
dry.
is recommended. Wash all compartments with
detergent and warm water. Rinse and dry.
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
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
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
Room
or
Make sure
outlet.
plug
is
tightly pushed
into
Call local electric company.
lights.
is larger than the
you owned.
Refrigerator
one
control.
a 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
under these conditions.
longer
Refrigerator has recently been
disconnected for a period of time.
It takes
a
few hours for the refrigerator
to come down to room
refrigerator
temperature completely.
Automatic ice maker is
Operation of the ice maker causes
refrigerator to run slightly longer.
operating.
the
Large amounts of warm or hot food
may have been stored recently.
Warm food will cause the refrigerator
to run longer until the desired
temperature is reached.
Doors
Warm air entering the
causes it to run more.
less often.
are
opened
too
frequently
or
too
long.
Refrigerator or
slightly open.
freezer door may be
refrigerator
Open the door
Make
sure the refrigerator is level.
Keep food and containers from
blocking the 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 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
keeping
the
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
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.
Meat stored in
fresh meat
drawer freezes.
Refrigerator control
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 had a chance to reach its selected
temperature.
Refrigerator has recently been
disconnected for a period of time.
Temperature in the
refrigerator
is too warm but
the freezer
temperature is
satisfactory.
Refrigerator control
is set too
warm.
A
refrigerator requires
completely.
some
hours to
cool down
Set the
setting.
refrigerator
control 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.
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
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
Refrigerator is not level. It rocks
floor when it is moved slightly.
Floor is
uneven or
Refrigerator rocks
is moved slightly.
Move
door open.
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
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.
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
Ice cubes that have been purchased or
made in some other way have been
used in the dispenser.
Dispenser will
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
are
closed.
Draw and discard 7
glasses of water
supply. Draw and discard
7 glasses to
to freshen the
an
additional
rinse out tank.
completely
Unit not
properly connected
water line.
Sound of ice
dropping
Sound of water
supply
Other
to cold
Connect unit to cold water line which
kitchen faucet.
supplies water to
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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