LG GR-131SFF Owner's manual

LG GR-131SFF Owner's manual
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THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT
CARE, AND UTILIZES THE LAT-
EST IN TECHNOLOGY.
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH IT'S PERFORMANCE
AND RELIABILITY.
BEFORE YOU START YOUR
REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
1. Select
a
good location.
refrigerator where
Place your
2. Avoid
placing the unit
sunlight or moisture.
near
it is easy to
5. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and
all dust accumulated during shipping.
use.
heat sources, direct
6. Install accessories such
more
The
the
the
or
refrigerator
should be elevated 1 inch from
vibrations, the unit
sate for
the
unevenness
screw
Your
to compen-
on
the
on
for 2
evaporator
or
to
proper
for
use.
9. When you put in a power cord, please refer to
the label situated on the back plate in order to
of the floor.
The front should be
slightly higher than the rear
to aid in door closing.
Leveling screw can be turned easily by tipping
the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screw clockwise to raise the
unit, counterclockwise
refrigerator
cooling.
refrigerator is now ready
ensure
must be level.
leveling
outlet.
Check the flow of cold air
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
required, adjust
same
8. Prior to use, leave your
hours.
from the wall.
4. To avoid
If
and 2 inches
tray, shelf, etc.,
7. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances on
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch or greater
refrigerator
ice
off
in their proper places.They are packed together
to prevent possible damage during shipment.
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
clearance above the
as
wipe
classify the rating.
to lower it.
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FEATURE CHART
Evaporator
Ice
Drip Tray or Chiller
Tray(Optional)
: Drip Tray ; Collects Water that
drips off the evaporator when
defrosting.
: Chiller Tray ; 0°C Zone.
It can be used as a drip tray
when defrosting.
Tray
Thermostat Dial
For
controlling the temperature
refrigerator.
in the
Shelves
Magnetic
Door Seal
Door Rack
P.V.C Bar
For fruits and
Leveling
vegetables.
3
Screw
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OPERATION
STARTING
When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
prior to filling it with fresh food.
If
operation
is
interrupted,
allow
a
5 minute
delay
before
operating temperature
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Your
5
6
the
7
Initially,
8
4
er
control to
0
ICE MAKING
To make ice
it
on
To
the
cubes, fill
evaporator.
remove
ice
the ice
tray
with water and
cubes, hold the tray
place
at its ends and twist
gently.
TIP
To
remove
before
ice cubes
easily,
run
water
on
the
twisting.
4
let you
regulate
mid-position.
temperatures, adjust the control to a highnumber, and for warmer temperatures, adjust the
10
1
set the control at
For colder
9
3
2
refrigerator has a control that
temperature in the refrigerator.
tray
a
lower number.
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OPERATION
DEFROSTING
It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to ensure efficient operation.
The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed a quarter of an inch(6mm) before defrost-
ing.
To
defrost,
turn the control to '0'.
Before you start the
proper
position.
When
defrosting
is
defrosting operation,
completed,
Turn the control dial to
a
CAUTION: Never
remove
desired
the
food from the
evaporator
drip tray, empty water, dry
and
and
put
place
the
drip tray
it back to its normal
in its
position.
position.
any sharp
evaporator.
use
from the
remove
or
metallic instruments to
remove
ice, frost
or
ice
tray
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
refrigerator.
How food is frozen and thawed is
an
important
factor in
maintaining
its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
higher
When
ing,
easily
at low
prior to storing. Placing
temperatures,
hot food in the
such
as
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
storing,
helps
and
wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container. This
food to keep its taste and nutrients.
Do not open the door
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
prevents
air enter the
moisture from
evaporat-
refrigerator, causing tempera-
tures to rise.
Do not store bottles
Always
the
evaporator
-
they
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
temperature
in the chiller
tray
is -6°C~0°Cand food
stored here. Food stored here should be
could
may break when frozen.
clean food
food should be
The
on
drip
on
them. Also
please
covered,
as
do not store bottles
in
on
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be washed and
wiped,
and
packed
for this temperature range may be
of power failure or when defrosting, water
this tray as they could freeze and crack.
appropriate
case
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CLEANING
It is important 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 allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
INTERIOR
Regular cleaning of the interior and
parts is recommended. Disconnect the
power supply, and remove food and shelves, trays
etc. Wash all compartment and shelves, trays etc.
with a baking soda solution. Rinse and dry.
scouring pads, brushes, coarse
strong alkaline solutions on
or
any surface.
WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
damp
Always remove power cord from the wall outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of electrical
parts. Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge
or cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting
into any electrical part and causing a electric
shock. Do not use flammable or toxic cleaning
liquids.
or
hands.
EXTERIOR
-
interior
-
Use
a
lukewarm solution of mild soap
detergent to clean the durable finish of your
refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and
then dry.
or
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
IF YOU MOVE
During average length vacations, you will probably
find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation.
inside the
When you
remove all
plan
the interior
thoroughly,
prevent
to be away for
an
extended
Remove
To avoid
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw, turn them
or
the way into the base.
and leave the door OPEN to
odor formation.
POWER FAILURE
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and 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.
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
connect the
possible,
household
or
lights
refrigerator to its own
causing an overload
from
individual electrical outlet to
that could
cause a
power
prevent
outage.
it and other
appliances
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the power cord of the refrigerator is damaged, have it
as special tools are required.
replaced by
a
repair shop appointed by
the
manu-
facturer,
ABOUT
GROUNDING(EARTHING)
In the event of
an
an
electric short
circuit, grounding(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing
escape wire for the electric current.
In order to
Improper
prevent possible
electric
of the
grounding plug
person if the grounding instructions
appliance is properly grounded.
use
shock, this appliance
can
are
result in
not
an
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
This
dangerous
gasket,
latche, lid
or
or
a
qualified
electrician
if you have doubts
appliance
must be
on
or
service
whether the
grounded(earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
attraction to children. Remove either
appliance,or
grounded.
completely understood,
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
must be
electric shock. Consult
the entire door from your unused
take some other action to make it
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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REPOSITIONING THE DOOR
Your
refrigerator is designed with a reversible door so that
reposition the door hinge as necessary at the outset since
To
change
the door
hinge please
refer to the
HINGE(Option)
is may open from either left or right. It is best to
it is inconvenient to do so later.
below and
diagram
proceed
as
follows:---
F
G
H
CE
D
A
B
1. Remove all loose
2.
the
Carefully lay
Take
care
not to
3. Unscrew and
fittings
remove
4. Remove the Lower
5. Remove the
6.
Gently pull
on
appliance.
the
Adjustable
Foot
the door downwards to
need assistance to achieve
this).
(A).
Hinge (D) by unscrewing
Leg (H) by unscrewing
7. Before
the
from inside the
appliance on its back on the original packing (You will
damage the pipework by keeping it clear of the floor.
the bolt
remove
the 2xBolts
fixing
it
(B).
(C).
it.
the
door, swap the Hinge Cap (F) by prising it from its current location and repositioning it
refitting
the other side of the door. Care should be taken not to damage the adjacent surfaces when removing
Hinge Cap.
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REPOSITIONING THE DOOR
8. Unscrew the
9. Now
10.
11.
secure
Replace
Carefully
and
Upper Hinge pin (G)
the Lower
the
Hinge (D)
Adjustable
stand the
Foot
appliance
screw
it into the
to the cabinet
(A), setting
up,
(you
it at
using
HINGE(Option)
opposite
side hole in the
the 2xBolts
approximately
top
of the cabinet.
(B).
20mm.
will need assistance to do
this),
and
position
it in its
permanent
location.
12. Check that the door opens and closes easily. Ensure that the door seal does not bind
creating gaps which would allow air into the interior. Adjust the hinges if necessary.
This
appliance
should be stood
10mm all round
corners.
and, subject
to
on
the
hinge
side
on a firm, level floor with sufficient space for free airflow around it. (At least
location, 20mm beneath the worksurface). Avoid positions close to walls or
There must be sufficient
room
for free ventilation
particularly
at the back. The unit should be locat-
ed away from direct heat sources, such as cookers, radiators and direct sunlight. If the unit is positioned
where the temperature is too low, condensation will form on the outside of the cabinet. Normal room tem-
perature
is recommended.
Avoid locations which may be affected
by draughts
or
dampness
product
9
as
this will
impair the efficiency
of the
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
CAUSES FIRST
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE
:
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES
Has
NOT OPERATE
Has the power cord plug been removed
from the electrical wall outlet?
TEMPERATURE
Temperature control not set on proper position.
Appliance is placed close to wall or heat source.
Warm weather-frequent door openings.
Door left open for a long time.
Large amount of foods are kept in the refrigerator.
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
tripped?
or
loosened
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place,
leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of the
refrigerator.
NOISE(S)
or
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
strong
odors should be
Interior needs
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
Door may have been left
can
find
a
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
product label and a circuit diagram at back of
digit of 'Serial No.' on the product label.
your
appliance. Manufacturing
month is first three
Example
:
Serial No.
:
8
0
1
K R
covered
cleaning.
CABINET SURFACE
You
tightly
wrapped.
Manufactured Jan. 1998.
00001
year month Korea Serial
10
year and
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SPECIFICATIONS
Model number
GR-131***
Climate class
Tropical
Rated
Rated
voltage
127 V
220 V
frequency
60 Hz
50/60 Hz
85W
100 W
0.9 kWh/24hr
0.9 kWh/24hr
Rated
input
Electric power
consumption
Percentage running
time
50%
R134a,
Refrigerant
Net
Rated
22
weight
storage volume
Manufacturer
130 liters
0.33 m2
area
(and/or trade mark)
Country
of
kg
94 liters
Rated gross volume
Rated shelf
60 g
LG Electronics Inc.
Made in China
origin
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GR-131***
127 V
220 V
60 Hz
50/60 Hz
85W
100 W
0.9 kWh/24hr
0.9 kWh/24hr
50%
R134a,
22
60 g
kg
94 liters
130 liters
0.33 m2
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