website: e-mail: http://www.lgservice.com http://www.lgeservice.com/techsup.html GR-621R, GR-623R GR-721R, GR-723R REFRIGERATORFREEZER OWNER'S MANUAL(2~14) PLEASE READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES. REFRIGERATEURCONGELATEUR MANUEL DE L'UTILISATEUR(15~27) LISEZ ATTENTIVEMENT CE MANUEL AVANT FAIRE FONCTIONNER L'APPAREIL ET CONSERVEZ-LE POUR TOUTE REFERENCE A TOUT MOMENT. REFRIGERADORCONGELADOR MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES(28~40) LEA ESTE MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES DETENIDAMENTE Y GUARDELO COMO REFERENCIA PARA EL FUTURO. P/NO. 3828JD8228V INSTALLATION ......................................... 3 CONTENTS FEATURES CHART OPERATION Starting Temperature .................................. .............................................. 4 5 Control Ice Making Disassembly and Adjustment SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE CLEANING ................................................ GENERAL INFORMATION LAMP REPLACEMENT REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE ....................... ............................ IMPORTANT WARNINGS ......................... ........................... BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE 2 .... .......... 8 9 9 10 10 11 14 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 AND INSTALLATION, OPERATION MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS. INSTALLATION 1. Avoid placing the unit near sunlight or moisture. direct 2. To avoid If heat sources, vibration, the unit required, adjust compensate for the Recommended A 115 leveling screws to an slightly higher than the rear to aid in door 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. If the low appliance or high, cooling ability drawers, shelves, as ice cube They are packed together damage during shipment. to extension cord. Freezer Control the electrical too depending source. reconnect the the model) to refrigerator from on When you are finished, to the electrical refrigerator and reset the control (Thermostat, Refrigerator or Freezer Control depending the model) to the desired setting. source wipe off 4. Let your refrigerator run for 2 before putting food in it. or 3 hours Check the flow of cold air in the freezer bin, etc., in their proper use an OFF and then disconnect the NEXT 2. Install accessories such 20 ampere NOTE: Before performing any type of installation, cleaning, or removing a light bulb, turn the control, (Thermostat, Refrigerator or may lessen. 1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and all dust accumulated during shipping. or your refrigerator be provided. Use outlet that cannot be turned off by a switch. Do not between 10 °C and 43 °C. temperature around the appliance is Method 15 serving only of the floor. The front should be 3. Install this Grounding Hz., AC only 60 fused, grounded electrical supply is required. It is recommended that a separate circuit must be level. unevenness Volt, compartment places. Your prevent possible 3. Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is important to make sure you have the proper electrical connection: 3 to ensure proper refrigerator is now ready cooling. for use. on (2~14) 01.4.11 10:55 AM ˘`4 3828JD8228V(OM)¿ FEATURES CHART FREEZER COMPARTMENT Freezer Shelf General Type Ice Tray Freezer Temperature Freezer Door Bin Control Dial Ice Cube Box Door Cooling On the refrigerator door, the cold air passageway is installed to supply cold air to the doorside of the refrigerator REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT Temperature Control Dial compartment. Lamp Can Server Shelves Snack Corner Adjustable Door Bin Refrigerator Crisper keep fruits and vegetables fresh and crisp. Leveling (Inside) Base Grille Push the Door Rack Used to grille toward refrigerator the until it snaps into place. 4 Screw 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 CONTROL 1 FREEZER. MIN 2 NORMAL 2 3 FREEZER. MAX 3 1 In cold weather the unit For a If you colder put a a colder or warm - at operates less and the freezer compartment has lot of food in the freezer In hot weather For 1, 2, 3 3, the freezer compartment becomes colder. But the refrigerator compartment becomes warmer because less cold air flows into the refrigerator compartment. Setting a tendency to warm up. turn the FREEZER CONTROL to 3. freezer, higher. In this case, the original position tendency to FREEZER CONTROL 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 5 not be cold refrigerator enough. a OPERATION ICE MAKING (For General If the tray is filled with water to the Ice Type highest level, Tray) 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. 6 storage of (2~14) 01.5.25 9:16 3828JD8228V(OM)¿ AM ˘`7 OPERATION FREEZER SHELF Lift the front side of the shelf slightly and it. pull it forward to remove 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 that the hooks Make CAUTION sure into the slots. drop that Failure to do a so causing spilling Encouraged If you put shelf shelf for the food on shelf is placed horizontally. may result in falling of the shelf, or spoiling of food. position the place indicated by arrow, it is storage. SNACK CORNER While Lift it holding it with one hand, pull slightly and pull it out. it forward slightly. 7 profitable 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. 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 8 vegetable drawer, keep vegetables or or fruits 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 Before you WARNING any surface. on Always remove 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 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 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, ? ? ? ? ? Disconnect the power cord Dial knob to off position. or set Remove 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 inside the refrigerator. To avoid damaging the 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 0 °F 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 9 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 household or overload that could cause a from causing In order to appliance If the Improper avoid a it must be or to Risk of child entrapment. Before you refrigerator grounded. of the grounding plug can result in a qualified electrician the grounding instructions completely understood, or if you have whether the appliance is properly grounded. CHILD ENTRAPMENT WARNING throw away your old freezer: use service person if are not doubts : prevent possible electric shock, this must be electric shock. Consult an hazard. DANGER circuit, electric current. power outage. supply damaged, replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly qualified person in order (EARTHING) electric short grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the POWER CORD REPLACEMENT cord is an This on 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 10 REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE PRECAUTION 1. Before replacing the door opening type, out of food and accessories like shelves in the 2. Use a first of all, you should take or trays, which are not fixed refrigerator. '+'Driver, Bolt Driver, Torque Wrench remove or Spanner to fix or the bolt. 3. Be careful not to tip over the refrigerator in disassembling or assembling the Lower Hinge and the Adjustable Screw Asm.Don't lay the refrigerator down when working it will cause it to malfunction. 4. Be careful not to freezer or drop the door refrigerator door. the in disassembling or assembling the 5. This refrigerator, according to the installation position or user's preference can have the door opening from the right or left. HOW TO REPLACE THE DOOR OPENING LEFT TO RIGHT (when converting from the left-opening type 1. Removing Freezer Door Separate the Loosen 3 screws top hinge and to right opening type) 1 (1). cover separate off the top hinge (2). 6 2 Lift the freezer door the Separate and fix it (4) using right. cover the on (3) sightly a and separate it. 5 (-)-screwdriver 8 Loosen the screw (5), separate off the stopper (6), and fix it on the left (on the opposite side). Separate and fix it using a off screw (9) and Lift the door (11) sightly (12). Loosen the (14) screw (16) Remove the Loosen the hinge (20) Fix the Door 23 separate off the and 7 screw screw screw(17) screw 22 14 separate it. 15 16 and fix the into the hole on pin (15) and 18 20 the left. (17). (18). Separate and fix it Loosen the on 4 hinge (10). Take off the Grille the cap 3 (-)-screwdriver (8). Removing Refrigerator Loosen the middle 9 on Separate 2. the cover (7) the right. 11 10 on on the (22) the bottom the left. 12 right. and fix the stopper (23) 17 the left. 11 REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE 3. Moving Freezer Handle Loosen the screws (1) (two on the top and two on the bottom), take off the handle (2) and fix it on the right. Fix the cap (3) on the top on the opposite side. 1 3 2 1 8 4. Handle Moving Refrigerator Separate Pull the the cap (4) cover Loosen 3 screws (7), and loosen 2 screws (8). 5 9 downward and take it off. (5), take off the handle (6) and fix it on screws (8). the right. Fix the cover (4) by pushing Fix the removed cap Take off the cap (9) (7) on it up. the and fix it on left, and fix the 2 7 6 right. 5 4 12 REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE 5. Door Attaching Refrigerator Fix the base Grille Fix the door (3) Fix the middle the screw 11 (1). to the bottom hinge (4) on hinge pin. the opposite side with 10 (5). 8 7 6. Attaching Freezer Door Place the washer Place the door (8) (6) so to the middle that it fit (5) 6 hinge pin (7). 7 into the middle 5 hinge pin (7). Fix the Fix top hinge(10) with top hinge cover 4 screws. (11). 3 1 7. After Make are Completing sure that the four not folded. the job corners It is recommended to amount of silicon grease on Corner of the door apply gasket a small them. Adjust the leveling screw on the bottom to highest level so that the front side of the refrigerator is higher than the rear side. the If you need assistance after switching the direction of the door opening as shown above, call a service center. 13 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 a house fuse blown or circuit breaker Refrigerator is installed in a weak or or leveling screw needs adjusting. NOISE(S) Unnecessary objects placed refrigerator. REFRIGERATOR Foods with HAS ODOR or uneven strong odors should be tightly covered cleaning. DEW FORMS ON THE Not unusual CABINET SURFACE Door may have been left during periods of high humidity. ajar. To Prove Warranty Coverage Receipt to prove date of purchase. of your Sales Receipt must be submitted at the Retain your Sales A copy To Obtain Product, Customer or time warranty service is provided. Service Assistance Call Toll-free for Customer Service Tel ? : 1-800-243-0000 To Obtain Nearest Authorized Service Center Call 1-800-243-0000, Please have your push option #1, 24 hours a day, 7days per week. product type (Monitor, TV, VCR, MWO, Refrigerator) 14 place in the back side of the CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE NUMBERS: ? loosened wrapped. Interior needs ? tripped? or and ZIP code ready.