LG | 700000121000 | LG 700000121000 Owner's manual

instructions for
use
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mode
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refrigerator
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refrigerateur
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INSTALLATION
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CONTENTS
FEATURES CHART
OPERATION
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Starting
Temperature
Ice Making
Control
Disassembly
and
Adjustment
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING
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GENERAL INFORMATION
LAMP REPLACEMENT
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
ICE MAKER INSTALLATION
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(OPTION)
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THIS REFRIGERATOR IS MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE AND UTILIZES THE LATEST
TECHNOLOGY.
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH ITS PERFORMANCE AND
RELIABILITY.
BEFORE YOU START YOUR
REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR
INSTALLATION, OPERATION
MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
AND
INSTALLATION
1. Avoid
placing the unit near
sunlight or moisture.
direct
heat sources,
NEXT
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and
all dust accumulated during shipping.
2. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
wipe
off
2. Install accessories such
as ice cube bin,
drawers, shelves, etc., in their proper places.
They are packed together to prevent possible
Clearance
Clearance
damage during shipment.
3. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances
on
the
same
outlet. The best solution is to
have the
refrigerator on a single-outlet circuit.
Moreover, the appliance is so positioned that
the plug is accessible.
4. Let your refrigerator run for 2
before putting food in it.
or
3 hours
Check the flow of cold air in the freezer
compartment
Your
3. To avoid
If
vibration, the unit
required, adjust
compensate for
the
must be level.
leveling
unevenness
screws
to
of the floor.
The front should be
slightly higher than the
closing.
Leveling screws can be turned easily by
tipping the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screws clockwise(
) to raise
the unit, counterclockwise(
) to lower it.
rear
to aid in door
4. Install this
If the
low
appliance
between 10 °C and 43 °C.
temperature around the appliance is
or
high, cooling ability
too
may lessen.
3
to ensure proper
refrigerator
is
now
ready
cooling.
for
use.
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FEATURES CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Freezer Shelf
Automatic Ice Maker
and Ice Bank
(Optional)
Freezer Door Bin
General
Type
Ice Tray (Optional)
Freezer
Door Cooling
On the refrigerator door,
the cold air passageway is
installed to supply
cold air to the doorside of
the refrigerator
Temperature
Control Dial
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
compartment.
Can Server
Temperature
Control Dial
Lamp
Shelves
Dairy
Corner
Wine
Rack(Optional)
Snack Corner
Adjustable
Crisper
Used to keep fruits
and vegetables
fresh and crisp.
Door Bin
Refrigerator
Door
Rack
Leveling
(Inside)
Screw
Base Grille
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OPERATION
STARTING
When your
refrigerator is first installed, allow to run 2-3 hours to
to filling it with fresh or frozen foods.
operation is interrupted, wait 5 minutes before restarting.
stabilize at normal
operating
temperature prior
If
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
REFRIGERATOR
Your
refrigerator has two controls that let you regulate
refrigerator compartments.
the
temperature in the
freezer and
Initially
5
set the REFRIGERATOR CONTROL at 5 and the FREEZER
CONTROL at 2.
Leave it at this
Then
REFRIGERATOR CONTROL
setting for 24 hours (one day) to stabilize.
adjust the compartment temperature according to your desire.
REFRIGERATOR CONTROL
The
higher
the number
setting,
-
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
the colder the
refrigerator compartment will
become.
To turn the
refrigerator off,
turn the dial to the
right to
the word "off".
FREEZER
FREEZER
FREEZER CONTROL
CONTROL
Setting
1
MIN FREEZE
2
NORMAL
3
MAX FREEZE
In cold weather the unit
For
a
If you
colder
put
a
For
a
colder
operates less and the freezer compartment has
lot of food in the freezer
In hot weather
or
warm
-
a
tendency
to warm up.
turn the FREEZER CONTROL to 3.
freezer,
higher. In this case,
the original position
tendency to
1, 2, 3
3, the freezer compartment becomes colder.
But the refrigerator compartment becomes warmer because less cold air flows
into the refrigerator compartment.
at
or
open its door
frequently,
its
temperature is apt to be somewhat
set the FREEZER CONTROL dial at 3 to cool it. Return the FREEZER CONTROL dial to
to cut down the
if
a
consumption
lot of food is put in the
of energy.
refrigerator compartment,
the
refrigerator compartment has
up.
refrigerator,
turn the FREEZER CONTROL to 1 to direct more cold air into the
compartment, and the REFRIGERATOR CONTROL to 6~8.
If the FREEZER CONTROL is set at 3, the refrigerator compartment will
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not be cold
refrigerator
enough.
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OPERATION
ICE MAKING (For General
If the
tray is filled with
water to the
Ice
Type
highest level,
Maker)
it will be difficult to
remove
ice cubes.
For
quick freeze, adjust
the freezer dial to 3.
TO REMOVE ICE CUBES, TWIST THE TRAY.
Do not warp the ice tray.
Doing so may result in damage to the
To
tray.
ice cubes
remove
it into water before
easily, pour water on
removing ice cubes.
the
tray
or
soak
DEFROSTING
Defrosting
takes
place automatically.
Defrosted water flows down to the
refrigerator
and is
which is located in the lower back side of the
evaporating tray
evaporated automatically.
ADJUSTING THE CRISPER HUMIDITY CONTROL
You
can
control the amount of
crispers. Adjust
MIN
(open)
humidity in the moisture-sealed
setting between MAX and MIN.
the control to any
lets moist air out of the
crisper
for best
storage of
fruits.
MAX
(closed) keeps
moist air in the
crisper
for best
fresh, leafy vegetables.
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storage of
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OPERATION
FREEZER SHELF
Remove the ice
and
pull
tray. Lift the front side of the shelf slightly
it forward to
remove
it.
ADJUSTING SHELVES
The shelves in your refrigerator
for various types of food.
To
remove a
are
adjustable
shelf
Tilt up the front of the shelf in the direction of
the direction of (2). Pull the shelf out.
To
replace
a
to make room
(1)
and lift it in
shelf
Tilt the front of the shelf up and guide the shelf hooks into
the slots at a desired height. Then lower the front of the
shelf
so
CAUTION
that the hooks
Make
sure
drop
that
Failure to do
so
into the slots.
a
shelf is
placed horizontally.
falling of the shelf, causing spilling
may result in
SNACK CORNER
While
Lift it
holding it with one hand, pull
slightly and pull it out.
it forward
slightly.
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or
spoiling
of food.
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SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
factor in
maintaining
refrigerator compartment.
How food is frozen and defrosted is
important
an
freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which
spoils easily
Allow hot food to cool
prior
lead to
bills!
high electricity
to
at low
temperatures, such
storing. Placing
hot food in the
as
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
When storing, wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container. This prevents
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutritional value.
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air
the
keeps
other
food, and
moisture from
refrigerator temperature
even.
Do not open the door
to rise.
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
air enter the
refrigerator, causing
temperature
To
adjust
the
temperature control easily, do
not store food near the
temperature control dial.
FREEZER COMPARTMENT
Do not store bottles in the freezer
compartment
-
they
Do not refreeze food that has been defrosted. This
When
storing
frozen
food, like ice
cream, for
a
may break when frozen.
causes
loss of taste and nutritional value.
long period, place
it
on
the freezer
shelf,
not in the
door rack.
Please avoid
loading
foods in front of the air vent for not
disturbing
air circulation.
REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT
Avoid
placing
moist food
chilled air. To avoid
Always
packed
NOTE
clean food
on
deep
interior
this, it is better
refrigerator shelves,
it could freeze upon direct contact with
to store food in a covered container.
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be
wiped clean, to prevent other food from spoiling.
washed and
wiped,
and
food should be
If you keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, frequently opening the door
putting a lot of vegetables in it may cause dew to form. This has no effect on its
performance. Remove the dew with a dry, dust-free cloth.
If droplets form beneath the
wrapped with plastic wrap.
cover
of the
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vegetable drawer, keep vegetables
or
or
fruits
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CLEANING
It is important that your refrigerator be kept
clean to prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food
INTERIOR PARTS Wash compartment
shelves, door racks, storage trays ,and
should be wiped up immediately, since it may
acidify and stain plastic surfaces if allowed to
solution
set.
Rinse and
Never
coarse
-
or a
dry.
metallic scouring pads, brushes,
abrasive cleaners, or strong alkaline
use
solutions
WARNING
any surface.
on
Before you
Always
power cord from the wall
outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of
electrical parts (lamps, switches, controls,
etc.) Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge
or cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting
into any electrical parts and causing an
remove
clean, however, remember that
damp objects will stick or adhere to extremely
cold surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with
wet or
door seals with a baking soda
mild detergent and warm water.
magnetic
damp
EXTERIOR
hands.
Use a lukewarm solution of mild
soap or detergent to clean the durable finish of
your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth
and then dry.
-
electrical short circuit. Do not
or
toxic
use
flammable
cleaning liquids.
INTERIOR Regular cleaning of the interior and
interior parts is recommended. Wash all
-
compartments with
Rinse and
a
baking
soda solution.
dry.
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
IF YOU MOVE
During average length vacations, you will
Remove
probably find it best to leave the refrigerator in
operation. Place freezable items in freezer for
longer storage. When you plan to be away for
an extended period,
inside the refrigerator.
To avoid damaging the
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Disconnect the power cord
Dial knob to off position.
or
set
refrigerator
hour
Anti-Condensation
Pipe
after
installation. Don't be
alarmed. This is due to
the anti-condensation
pipe, which pumps hot
refrigerant to prevent
sweating on the outer
POWER FAILURE
an
screws, turn
especially just
Leave the doors open and block them to
that they cannot be closed.
corrected in
leveling
The outside wall of the
refrigerator cabinet may
sometimes get warm,
ensure
are
fasten down all loose items
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
Leave the shelves in the unit to discourage
children from playing in the unit.
Most power failures
securely
them all the way into the base.
Remove all food and other items from the unit.
Clean the unit thoroughly.
two and will not affect your
or
or
cabinet wall.
refrigerator
temperatures. However, you should minimize
the number of door
openings while the power is
During power failures of longer duration,
place a block of dry ice on top of your frozen
packages.
Dry ice is very cold! Do not allow it to touch bare skin. It is well below -18 °C and will
cause immediate frostbite and damage to the skin and other tissue.
Dry ice is frozen carbon dioxide. Use only in a well ventilated area. As the ice releases
carbon dioxide vapor, it could cause light-headedness, fainting, suffocation, or death.
off.
CAUTION
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LAMP REPLACEMENT
1.
Unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
2. Remove
3.
refrigerator
shelves.
Upper Refrigerator Lamp.
Release the hooks
downward to
4. Turn the
lamp
5. Assemble in
the
same
both ends of the
on
lamp
shield and
pull
the shield
it.
remove
counterclockwise.
reverse
order of
specification
as
disassembly. Replacement
original.(Max 40 W)
bulb must be
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
If
In the event of
connect the
possible,
refrigerator
to its own
individual electrical outlet to
prevent it and
other
lights
an
appliances
or
household
overload that could
cause a
from
an
(EARTHING)
electric short
circuit,
grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric
shock by providing an escape wire for the
causing
electric current.
power outage.
In order to
prevent possible electric shock, this
must be
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
appliance
If the
grounding plug can result in
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.
supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer or its service
agent or a similarly qualified person in order
avoid
a
Improper
an
to
hazard.
CHILD ENTRAPMENT WARNING
DANGER
:
Risk of child
entrapment. Before you
throw away your old
freezer:
refrigerator
use
grounded.
of the
electric shock. Consult
This
appliance
must be
grounded (earthed).
or
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
Take off the doors.
Leave the shelves in
children may not
place so that
easily climb inside.
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE
CAUSES FIRST:
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES
Has
NOT OPERATE
Has the power cord plug been removed
from the electrical wall outlet?
REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
Temperature control not set on proper position.
Appliance is placed close to wall or heat source.
Warm weather-frequent door openings.
Door is not closed entirely.
Door left open for a long time.
Large amount of foods are kept in the refrigerator.
COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL
NOISE(S)
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or
or leveling screw needs adjusting.
Unnecessary objects placed
refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
tripped?
or
loosened
uneven
in the back side of the
strong odors should be tightly covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
cleaning.
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
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place
during periods of high humidity.
ajar.
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ICE MAKER INSTALLATION
1.
Operation
2. Trouble
Instruction Guide
Shooting (Option)
(Option)
(OPTION)
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OPERATION INSTRUCTION GUIDE
(OPTION)
AUTOMATIC ICE MAKER
The automatic ice maker
110-120
But these
can automatically make 14 pieces of ice cube at a time,
quantities may be varied according to various conditions including how
refrigerator door opens and closes.
many times the
Ice
a
day.
when the ice storage bin is full.
making stops
It is nomal that
NOTE
pieces
a
noise is
produced
when ice made is
dropped
into the ice storage bin.
WHEN ICE MAKER DOES NOT OPERATE SMOOTHLY
Ice is
clumped together
When ice is
and then
clumped together, take the ice clumps out
place them into the ice storage bin again.
When the ice maker
need to
adjusted.
If ice is not used
produces
too small
or
of the ice storage bin, break them into small
clumped ice,
the amount of water
supplied
pieces,
to the ice maker
Contact the service center.
it may
frequently,
clump together.
Power failure
Ice may
and
drop into the
place it back.
The unit is
newly
freezer
compartment. Take the ice storage bin
out and discard all the ice then
installed
It takes about 12 hours for
a
newly
installed
refrigerator to
make ice in the freezer
compartment.
CAUTIONS
Throw away the ice
(about
20
pieces)
first made after
refrigerator
installation.
The first ice and water may include particles or odor from the feed water pipe
This is also necessary if the refrigerator has not been used for a long time.
Never store
beverage
Such actions may
Never
remove
cans or
damage
pile
the ice maker
up
just
If discolored ice is
other foods in ice storage bin for the purpose of
feed water box.
rapid cooling.
the automatic ice maker.
Sometimes level the surface
Ice may
or
cover.
so
that the ice storage bin is
around the ice maker
causing
dispensed, immediately
fully
filled with ice.
the ice maker to think that the ice storage bin is ful.
contact Service Center. Do not
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use
until
problem
is solved.
dry
it
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TROUBLE SHOOTING
PROBLEM
Ice cubes have odor/taste
(OPTION)
POSSIBLE CAUSES
Ice
storage bin needs cleaning.
WHAT TO DO
and wash bin.
Empty
Discard old cubes.
Food
transmitting
odor/
Wrap
foods well.
taste to ice cubes.
Interior of
needs
refrigerator
cleaning.
Ice maker does not
Icemaker turned off
work
Water
(on
some
models)
supply
Irregular
ice
or
turned off.
in
clumps
storage container.
See
Turn
cleaning.
icemaker
on
water
or
supply.
Break up with fingertip
pressure and discard
remaining clumps.
Freezer
be too
temperature may
Adjust
warm.
freezer control to
setting,
one
a
the
colder
position
at a
time, until the clumps do
not form.
Ice
making stop
position.
switch
OFF
Automatic icemaker does
Water
not work
off
(on
some
models)
or
supply
Move ice
to the ON
turned
See
making stop
position.
Installing
switch
the water line.
not connected.
Freezer
compartment
too warm.
Wait 24 hours for the
refrigerator to completely
cool down.
Piled up cubes in the
cause the
Level cubes
by
hand.
storage bin
icemaker to shut off.
Cubes too small
Water shutoff valve
(on
refrigerator to
be clogged.
some
models)
Slow ice cube
freezing
connecting
water line may
Door left open.
Call
a
plumber
Check to
holding
Temperature control
not set cold enough.
14
to clean the
valve.
see
if
package
is
door open.
See About the
controls.
Temperature
postbus 8-7070 AA
Ulft-Nederland
P/NO.
3828JD8228R(Rev.00)
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