Table of Contents
Introduction
Entry
Important Safety Instruction
Identification of Parts
Installation
Where to Install
Door Removal
Door
Water
Replacement
Pipe Installation
Water Connection Instruction Guide
Operation Instruction Guide
Height Adjustment
Operation
Starting
Adjusting the Temperatures and functions
(Dispenser/Automatic Icemaker)
Shelf
Wine Holder
Can Server
Adjustment
Egg Bin
Humidity Control
Convert Into
a
in the
Vegetable Compartment
Vegetable
or
Meat
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
Troubleshooting
Optichill
Compartment
Corner
Entry
The model and serial numbers
case or back of refrigerator
unique to this unit and not
available to others. You should record requested information here and retain
this guide as a permanent record of your purchase. Staple your receipt here.
are
found
on
compartment of this unit. These numbers
Date of
purchase
:
Dealer
:
Dealer address
:
Dealer
phone
:
Model
no.
Serial
the inner
are
no.
:
no.
:
Important safety
instruction
Before use, this refrigerator must be properly installed and located in accordance with
the installation instructions in this manual.
Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling
and pull it straight out from the outlet.
on
the power cord.
Always grip the plug firmly
When moving your appliance away from the wall, be careful not to roll over the power
cord or to damage it in any way. Do not crush or damage the water line.
refrigerator is in operation, do not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer
compartment, particularly when your hands are damp or wet. Skin could adhere to
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 injured.
Never damage, bend, kink, pull out, or twist the power cord because damage to the
power cord can cause product failure, fire, or electric shock. If you have doubts the
appliance is properly grounded, consult a qualified electrician.
Never place glass products in the freezer because they may be broken from expansion
After your
when their contents
are
frozen.
Never put your hands within the ice storage bin of the automatic icemaker. You
injured by the operation of the automatic icemaker.
can
be
The
Recommended
Grounding
Method
appliance is not intended for use by young children without supervision.
Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
Never allow anyone to climb, sit, stand, or hang on the door. These actions may
damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury.
Before you move your refrigerator into its final location,
it is important to make sure you have the proper electrical
connection:
A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15, or 20 ampere fused,
electrical supply is required. It is recommended that
grounded
a
separate
circuit
Accessibility of
Supply Plug
Supply Cord
Replacement
serving only your refrigerator be provided. Use an outlet that
cannot be turned off by a switch. Do not use an extension cord.
The refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned that the supply plug
is accessible for quick disconnection in the event of an emergency.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent
a similarly qualified person in order to avoid any hazard.
or
Introduction
Child
Entrapment
Warning
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.
easily climb
The
appliance is not intended for use by young children without supervision.
Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
Don't Store
Don't store or use gasoline
any other appliance.
In the event of
Grounding (Earthing)
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.
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.
improper
use
of the
Identification of Parts
Freezer
Compartment
Refrigerator
Compartment
Dairy Corner
Water Filter
Lamp
Shelf
Door Rack
Automatic
Icemaker
Can Server
Lamp
Shelf
Snack Drawer
Shelf
(steel
Jet
or
glass)
Lamp
Freezing
Door Rack
Vegetable
Drawer
Door Rack
Drawer
Optichill
Door Rack
Lower Cover
NOTE
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4
If you found some parts missing of different from your unit,
used in other models. (i.c. the Optichill is not included in all
they may
models)
be
parts only
Where to Locate
Select a Good
Location
1. Place your
2. Avoid
appliance
placing
where it is easy to
the unit
near
3. To avoid vibrations, the
4. Do not install this
It will have
an
use.
heat sources, direct
appliance
refrigerator
adverse effect
in
on
sunlight,
or
moisture.
must be leveled.
areas
where the ambient temperature is below 5°C.
performance.
Installation
Door removal
Warning
Electric Shock Hazard
Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator before installing.
Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury.
If your entrance door is too narrow for the
refrigerator to pass through, remove the
Lower Cover
refrigerator door and pass the refrigerator laterally.
Remove Lower
Cover and
Water Feed Tube
Remove the lower cover by lifting upward, and
then pull up the water feed tube while pressing
area
shown in the figure to the right.
Water Feed Tube
NOTE
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If
a
tube end is deformed
Disconnecting
Please
put up
or
abraded, trim the part away.
the tube under the door
a
big
container to
causes
about 1.5 litters water to flow out.
prevent it.
Hinge
Remove the
Freezer
1)
Compartment
Door
Connection
Wires
Cover
Removing the hinge cover by loosening the
screws. Disconnect all connections except
the ground line.
Earth Line
Upper Hinge
2)
Remove the
clockwise
hinge up
Keeper
keeper by rotating it counter
and then lifting the upper
Upper Hinge
.
NOTE
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3)
When
removing
the upper
hinge,
be careful that the door does not fall forward
Remove the freezer compartment door by
it upward. This time, the door should
be lifted enough for the water feed tube to
be completely pulled out.
.
lifting
Lower
hinge
NOTE
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After
removing the door, take in into the kitchen where you are installing the
refrigerator. Lay it down on a blanket and be careful to avoid damaging the water
feed tube.
Remove the
1) Loosen
the hinge cover screws and remove
Remove connection wire, if any,
except for the ground line.
the
Refrigerator
Door
2)
cover.
Remove keeper by rotating it clockwise
and then remove the upper hinge by lifting
Connection
Wires
Upper Hinge
itup .
3)
Remove the refrigerator compartment door
it up.
by lifting
6
Lower
Hinge
Keeper
Installation
Push the
Move the
refrigerator sideways through the
right picture.
entrance door as shown in the
Refrigerator
Door
replacement
Mount the doors in the
the installation area.
reverse
order of removal after the
refrigerator
is
brought
to
Feed water tube installation
Before
Installation
Automatic icemaker operation needs water pressure of 21.3~121psi(lb/inch2)(That
is, an instant paper cup (70z) will be fully filled within 3 sec.).
If water pressure does not reach the
to
purchase
a
rating 21.3psi(lb/inch2) or below, it is necessary
separate pressure pump for normal automatic icemaking and cool
water feed.
the total length of the water feed tube within 40 feet and be careful not to
kink the tube. If the tube is longer than 40 feet, the icemaker and water
dispenser will not operate properly.
Keep
bend
or
Install the water feed tube at
Connect to
Warning
potable
water
a
place
free from heat.
supply only.
Refer to instructions with water filter kit for installation.
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Installation
Water Connection Instruction Guide
Connecting
Read all directions
carefully
before you
begin.
the Refrigerator
to a Water Source
Warning
Connect to
potable
water
supply only.
IMPORTANT
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If
operating
to the OFF
Tools
Required
the refrigerator before installing the water connection,
position to prevent operation without water.
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All installations must be in accordance with local
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Use copper
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Install copper
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It may take up to 24 hours for your icemaker to
tubing
plumbing
code
turn icemaker
requirements.
and check for leaks.
tubing only
in
areas
where
temperatures will remain above freezing.
begin producing
ice.
Standard screwdriver
7/16-inch and 1/2-inch
open-end
wrenches
or
two
adjustable
wrenches
1/4-inch nut driver
1/4-inch drill bit
Hand drill
or
electric drill
(properly grounded)
NOTE
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Your
saddle-type shut-off valve,
saddle-type valve
complies with your local plumbing codes. Do not use a piercing-type or 3/16-inch
saddle valve which reduces water flow and clogs more easily.
a
Cold Water
Supply
refrigerator dealer
has
a
kit available with
The icemaker water valve contains
pressure
1/4-inch
a
sure a
flow washer which is used
as a
water
regulator.
The icemaker needs to be connected to
30~120psi(lb/inch2)
8
a
union, and copper tubing. Before purchasing, make
a
cold water line with water pressure
Installation
Connect
the Tubing to
Water Line
1.
Unplug refrigerator
or
2. Turn OFF main water
disconnect power.
supply.
Turn
the line. It may help to open
from the line in the house.
on
3. Find
an
on
the nearest faucet to relieve the pressure
hydrant to allow the water to drain
outside
1/2-inch to 1-1/4-inch vertical COLD water
a
pipe
near
the
refrigerator.
NOTE
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Horizontal
the
pipe,
pipe will work,
but the
following precaution must be taken: Drill on the top of
help keep water away from the drill. This also keeps
not the bottom. This will
normal sediment from
collecting
in the valve.
4. To determine the
connection
on
length of copper tubing you will need, measure from the
the lower left rear of the refrigerator to the water pipe. Add 7
(2.1m) to allow for moving refrigerator for cleaning. Use 1/4-inch O.D.
(outside diameter) copper tubing. Be sure both ends of copper tubing are cut
feet
square.
5.
Using
a
drill, drill
a
1/4-inch hole in the cold water
6. Fasten shut-off valve to cold water
pipe you
have selected.
pipe clamp. Be sure outlet end is
solidly
pipe and that the washer is
under the pipe clamp. Tighten packing nut. Tighten the pipe clamp screws
carefully and evenly so washer makes a watertight seal. Do not overtighten or
you may crush the copper tubing, especially if soft (coiled) copper tubing is
used. Now you are ready to connect the copper tubing.
pipe
with
in the 1/4-inch drilled hole in the water
7.
Slip compression sleeve and compression nut on copper tubing as shown.
Insert end of tubing into outlet end squarely as far as it will go. Screw
compression nut onto outlet end with adjustable wrench. Do not over tighten.
tubing into a container or sink, and turn ON main
tubing until water is clear. Turn OFF shutoff valve
pipe. Coil the copper tubing as shown below.
8. Place the free end of the
water
on
9
supply
the water
and flush out
Operation
Connect the Tubing
to the Refrigerator
Before
making
Instruction Guide
the connection to the
power cord is not
wall outlet.
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If your
water
we
sure
the
has sand
or
does not have
a
recommend
of the
refrigerator
Connection
Ferrule
If your water supply
particles that could clog
one.
screen
be
Refrigerator
refrigerator
filter,
installing
the
plugged
refrigerator,
into the
(sleeve)
Tubing
Clamp
refrigerator's
water valve. Install the filter in the
water line near the
1/4"
Remove the
Compression
from the
Nut
refrigerator.
plastic flexible cap
refrigerator connection.
1. Remove the
plastic
flexible cap
1/4"
Tubing
from the water valve.
2. Place the
ferrule
compression nut and
(sleeve) onto the end of
the
tubing
as
shown.
3. Insert the end of the copper tubing into the connection
holding the tubing, tighten the fitting.
Turn the Water On at
the Shutoff Valve
Tighten any
as
far
as
possible.
While
connections that leak.
Plug In the Refrigerator
Arrange the coil of copper tubing behind the refrigerator so it does not vibrate
against the back of the refrigerator or against the wall. Push the refrigerator
back to the wall.
Start the lcemaker
Set the
icemaking stop switch to the ON position The icemaker will not begin
operate until it reaches its operating temperature of 15 °F (-9 °C). It will then
begin operation automatically if the icemaking stop switch is in the ON
to
position.
Automatic Ice maker
The automatic icemaker makes 8 cubes at
a time, 120/150 pieces per day.
quantities may vary according to circumstance, including ambient
temperature, door openings, freezer load.etc.
But these
The Icemaker stops when the bin is full.
NOTE
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It is normal to hear
a
noise when ice
drips
into the bin.
When Icemaker
Does Not Operate
Smoothly
Ice is
clumped together
When ice is
clumped together, take the ice clumps out
pieces, and then place them into
break them into small
of the ice storage bin,
the ice storage bin
again.
When the icemaker
supplied
produces
too small or
to the ice maker must be
If ice is not used
frequently,
it may
clumped ice, the amount of water
adjusted. Contact the service center.
clump together.
Power failure
Water may drop into the freezer compartment. Take the ice storage bin out and
discard all the ice. Dry the bin and replace it.
The unit is
installed
newly
It takes about 12 hours for
CAUTION
a
newly
installed
refrigerator
to make ice.
Throw away the ice.
The first ice and water may include
feed water box.
This is also necessary if the
Never store
beverage
particles
refrigerator
cans or
or
odor from the feed water
has not been used for
a
long
pipe
or
time.
other foods in ice storage bin for the purpose of
rapid
cooling.
Such actions may
Never
remove
Shake the bin
Ice may
damage
the automatic ice maker.
the icemaker
cover.
occasionally to
pile up just
cause
the ice to settle.
around the icemaker
causing
the icemaker to think that the ice
storage bin is full.
If discolored ice is
Do not
use
the ice
dispensed,
or
contact an Authorized Service Center
water until the
problem
is corrected.
immediately.
Installation
Height Adjustment
If the freezer
Level the door by inserting flat ( type) driver into the groove of the left
and rotating it clockwise .
height adjusting
Level the door
right height
-
compartment door
screw
is lower than the
refrigerator
compartment door
If the freezer
by inserting flat ( type) driver
adjusting screw and rotating it clockwise .
compartment door
is higher than the
refrigerator
compartment door
After
leveling the
door height
The
refrigerator
-
doors will close
the doors do not close
1.
Next
Wipe
into the groove of the
smoothly by adjusting the height adjusting
correctly, performance may be affected.
off all dust accumulated
during shipping
and clean your
screw.
If
appliance thoroughly.
2. Install accessories such
proper
as the ice cube box, cover evaporating tray, etc., in their
places. They are packed together to prevent possible damage during shipping.
3. Connect the power
single-outlet circuit.
12
supply
cord
(or plug)
to the outlet. Use this
appliance
on a
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
Adjusting The Temperatures and
JET FRZ
:
Functions
APPLICABLE TO SOME MODEL ONLY.
When the button is
13
restarting.
pushed,
the buzzer sounds.
Operation
You
How to
adjust the
temperature in
can
Freezer
adjust temperature of freezer room
and refrigerator
Compartment.
Compartment temperature adjustment
Setting
temperature
the freezer
compartment
BAR
Indication
How to
adjust the
temperature in
the refrigerator
compartment
Refrigerator Compartment temperature adjustment
Setting
temperature
BAR
Indication
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 the target temperature, not actual temperature
within refrigerator.
Refrigeration function is weak in the initial time. Please adjust temperature
using refrigerator for minimum 2~3days.
above after
Dispenser
You
selection
can
select water or ice.
Please select water, Crushed ice, or cubed ice
button as you desire.
pressing
Please press the button
gently by pushing
by
in cup.
You will hear a clap when the ice door closes
after ice is dispensed.
Pressing
Switch
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Reference
:
Hold your cup in place for a couple of seconds after
dispensing ice or water so the last few drips go in
your cup instead of
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on
the floor.
as
Operation
The automatic icemaker
automatically make 8 cubes at a time,
120~150pieces per day. This quantity may vary by circumstance, including
temperature, door opening, freezer load. etc.
Automatic
Icemaker
Icemaking stops when
If you don't want to
OFF.
If you want to
use
can
ambient
the ice storage bin is full.
use
automatic icemaker, turn the icemaker switch to
automatic ice-maker
again, change
the switch to ON.
NOTE
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It is normal that
When ice maker
does not operate
Ice is
smoothly
bin.
a
noise is
lumped together
lumps together,
If the ice
when ice made
produced
drops
into the ice
storage bin.
take it out, break it apart, and put it back into the storage
When the ice maker produces too small or lumped together ice, the amount of
supplied to the ice maker needs to adjusted. Contact the service center.
water
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
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
The
arrow
after
a
mark
fixed time passes.
JET FRZ
:
Applicable
to some model
only.
This button stops operation of different
button and dispenser function.
Lock
Locking or Release is repeated whenever the
pressed more than 3 seconds.
is
If you use the LOCK button, none of the other
buttons will work until you unlock them.
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make ice.
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
sixty
thirty-second
Please contact with the local service center if
closing the door.
Diagnosis (failure detection)
intervals if the
refrigerator or freezer
seconds.
warning
continue to sound
even
after
function
automatically detects failure when failure is found in product during
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
the
use
function
of
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
divided into crushed
cubed ice.
Select among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and press the
or other container.
push
switch with
a
glass
Dispenser
Crushed Ice
Water
?
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Light the water lamp
by pressing the
selection button.
Water will be dispensed
by pressing the push
switch with a glass.
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Light the crushed ice
lamp by pressing the
selection button.
Crushed ice will be
dispensed by pressing the
push switch with a glass.
Cubed Ice
Light the cubed ice
lamp by pressing
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the selection
button.
Cubed ice will be dispensed
by pressing the push
switch with a glass.
Operation
NOTE
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Crushed ice will be
is connected
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Place
on
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automatically selected
after
a
power failure
or
when the power
plug
again.
glasses or other containers
near
the ice outlet otherwise ice is
likely to
be
dropped
the floor.
A snap sound will be heard 5 seconds after ice is
fully dispensed.
This sound is made when the ice outlet is closed.
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Please leave your
glass near the ice outlet for 2-3 seconds after releasing your glass
pressing
push switch to allow any left over water or ice to be dispensed.
Please wipe away water dropped below the dispenser by removing the water collector
from
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the
cover.
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If cubed ice is selected
crushed ice
crushed
following
ice, there may still be
some
left
over
dispensed.
The automatic icemaker can automatically make 8 cubes at a time, 120-150 pieces
per day. This quantity may vary by circumstance, including ambient temperature,
door openings, freezer load. etc.
Automatic Ice
Maker
Icemaking stops when
the ice storage bin is full.
If you don't want to use automatic icemaker, turn the icemaker switch to OFF.
If you decide you want to use the icemaker, turn the switch to ON.
NOTE
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It is normal that
a
noise is
produced
when ice made is
dropped
into the ice
storage
bin.
Ice is lumped together
When ice is lumped together, take the ice out of the ice storage bin, break if into
small pieces, and then place them into the ice storage bin again.
When Ice Maker
Does Not
Operate
Smoothly
When the ice maker produces too small
supplied to the ice maker need to
water
If ice is not used
frequently,
it
or lumped together ice, the amount of
adjusted. Contact the service center.
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
compartment.
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newly
installed
refrigerator to
make ice in the freezer
Operation
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.
6 Filter condition
(filter replacement
cycle) display
will appear
After 6 months, the following sentence and
of
the
LCD.
"Press
for
3
seconds
after
part
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
This is also necessary when the
refrigerator
(about
7
glasses)
has not been used for
a
first made after
long
time.
Keep children away from the dispenser.
play with or damage the controls.
Children may
Be careful that food does not block the ice passage.
If foods are placed at the entrance of ice passage, the
malfunction. The passage may also
become blocked with frost if only crushed ice is used.
dispenser may
Remove the frost that accumulates.
Storing cans or other items in the ice bin may
damage the icemaker or the container may burst.
Never use thin crystal glass or crockery to collect
ice.
Such
glasses
or
containers may be broken.
Put ice first into
a glass before filling water or other beverages.
splashed if ice is added to existing liquid in a glass.
Water may be
Keep your hands and tools out of the ice door and passage.
You might break something or injure yourself.
Never
remove
the ice maker
cover.
Shake the ice bin
occasionally to level the ice in it.
piles up near the icemaker, causing
stop producing ice.
Sometimes the ice
level and
If discovered ice
immediately
Never
use
or
the icemaker to misread the bin
water is dispensed, contact an Authorized service center
and discontinue
too narrow or
use
until the
problem
is corrected.
deep glass.
Ice may be jammed 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
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out.
be failed.
Operation
Shelf
Shelf
Height
Adjustment
The
refrigerator compartment shelf is movable
according to space requirement of foods.
so
that you
How to separate a shelf :
Lift the shelf a the direction of Arrow ,then
remove it from the rack by pulling it in the
direction of Arrow
How to install
a
.
shelf
:
Holding the shelf up at the front, insert the
tab at the desired height and lower the shelf
into
place.
NOTE
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Make
sure
the shelf is horizontal. If not, it may
Wine Holder
(Applicable to some models only)
Wine Holder
Bottles
Adjustment
be stored
can
wine rack. It
can
on
their sides in this
be attached to any shelf.
Wine holder
adjustment :
be separated by pulling
it straight out and installed by placing it at
the end of the shelf you want and pushing
Wine holder
can
it inward.
Can Server
adjustment
(Applicable to some models only)
Can Server
Cans be stored
Adjustment
the
using
upper shelf
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on
their sides out of the way
It can be attached to an
can-sever.
only.
drop.
can
place
it at
a
height
Operation
Egg
You
can
Bin
(Applicable to
place
the egg box to wherever you want it.
some
[Normal]
models only)
[For Many Eggs]
NOTE
?
?
Never
use
the egg box
as an
Humidity control
The
or
ice
storage bin. It
Never store the egg box in the freezer
in the
be broken.
compartment
or
fresh
compartment.
vegetable compartment
be controlled
humidity
by adjusting
right when storing vegetabes or fruits.
can
can
the
humidity
control switch to the left
High humidity
Humidity
Control
Low
High
Low
humidity
Humidity
Control
Low
High
Convert into
(Applicable
a
meat
vegetable or
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
?
Vegetables
or
compartment.
20
fruits
Be
are
sure
frozen if the conversion switch is set to meats
to check it before
storing
foods.
meat
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
EXPRESS CHILL THAW(Optional).
The thawing setting can be adjusted by the weight of the meats being thawed.
The THAW and the EXPRESS CHILL 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
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to the
OptiChill
ledge
connecting parts
can
and
be
and
gently
damaged.
Suggestion
Location of Foods
(Refer to
Wine Holder
Identification of
Parts)
Store wine.
Snack Drawer
Store small foods such
Freezer
as
bread, snacks, etc.
Store various frozen foods such
ice cream, frozen snacks, etc.
Compartment
as
meat, fish,
Shelf
Store small
packed frozen food.
Temperature is likely to increase as
opens. So, do not store long-term food
Freezer
Compartment
Door Rack
ice cream, etc.
Store meat, fish, chicken, etc. after
them with thin foil.
Freezer
wrapping
Store dry.
Compartment
Drawer
Store milk
Milk Product
such
products
as
butter, cheese,
etc.
Corner
Egg
door
such
Bin
Place this egg box in the proper location.
Store foods of
Refreshment
Center
frequent
use
such
as
beverage,
etc.
Store side dishes
distance.
Refrigerator
Compartment
or
other foods at
a
proper
Shelf
Refrigerator
Compartment
Store small
as
packed
food
or
beverages
such
milk, juice, beer, etc.
Door Rack
Vegetable
Drawer
Store
vegetables
or
fruits.
Store vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, raw
fish, etc. setting the conversion switch as
Vegetable
Drawer
/Meat Drawer
Conversion
Corner
necessary.
Be sure to check the conversion switch
setting before storing foods.
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on
Food
Storage
Suggestion on Food Storage
Foods
Storing
Store fresh food in the refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is
important factor in maintaining its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which
spoils easily
at low
temperatures, such
as
an
bananas and
melons.
prior to storing, placing hot food in the refrigerator could spoil
higher energy consumption.
When 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.
Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air keeps refrigerator
Allow hot food to cool
other food, and lead to
temperatures
even.
Do not open the door
and
cause
Never
so
Freezer
frequently. Opening
temperatures
keep
the door lets
air enter the
refrigerator,
they may push against by
inner racks
too much food in door rack because
that the door cannot be
fully
closed.
Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment
Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This
Compartment
When
storing
warm
to rise.
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.
Refrigerator
Compartment
Avoid
placing
moist food in top
refrigerator shelves,
it could freeze from direct
contact with chilled air.
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, and always
store them in an upright position, which keeps them fresh longer.
NOTE
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If you keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, frequent opening of the door or
storing a lot of vegetables in it may cause condensation to form which has no effect
on its performance. Remove the condensation with dust cloth free from care.
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
slightly striking and rotating
while
the lamp cover.
Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb
for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at
a service center.
Compartment
Lamp
the lamp by pulling it out, and then
the lamp. Max. 15 W bulb for
refrigerator is used and can be purchased at
a service center.
Seperate
Dispenser Lamp
remove
To
remove a shelf, lift the left part of the shelf
bit, push it to the direction , lift the right part
to the diretion , and take it out.
Freezer
a
Compartment
Shelf
Lift the door rack holding both sides
it out to
direction.
Door Rack and
Storage
and
pull
Support
Ice
out
Hold the ice storage bin as shown in the right
and pull it out
while slightly lifting it
.
Bin
figure
It is recommended not to dismantle the ice
storage bin unless it is necessary.
Use both hands to
it.
remove
the ice bin to avoid
dropping
If the ice bin does not slide into
twist the drive device slightly.
After
place easily,
The water collector has no self-drainage
function. It should be cleaned regularly.
Remove the cover by pulling the front side of
water collector cover and dry it with a cloth.
Dispenser
Is Used
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Care and Maintenance
To remove the lamp cover, press the protrusion under the lamp cover to the front and
then pull the lamp cover out.
Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be
purchased at a service center.
Lamp in
Refrigerator
Compartment
NOTE
?
Vegetable
Compartment
Be sure to remove parts from the refrigerator door when removing the vegetable
compartment, snack drawer, and refreshment center cover.
To
remove
cover,
Cover
pull
the
vegetable compartment
vegetable compartment
out the
bit to the front , lift the front part of the
vegetable compartment cover as shown by
a
, and take it out.
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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 life.
When you plan to store the refrigerator, remove all food, disconnect the power cord,
clean the interior thoroughly, and Block the doors open to prevent mold and mildew.
Be certain the stored refrigerator does not present a child entrapment danger.
in
Power Failure
Most power failures that
are
corrected in
an
hour
or
two will not affect your
refrigerator temperatures.
However, you should minimize the number of door openings while the power is off.
If You Move
Remove
To avoid
AntiCondensation
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
refrigerant
to
prevent sweating
on
pipe,
which pumps hot
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
allowed to settle.
Exterior
Interior
Use
lukewarm solution of mild soap or detergent to clean the durable finish of your
refrigerator. Wipe with a clean damp cloth and then dry.
a
Regular cleaning is
detergent and
mild
After
Cleaning
Please
power
Warning
recommended. Wash all compartments
water. Rinse and dry.
a
baking
verify that the power cord is not damaged, power plug
plug is well inserted into the power consent.
Always
remove
electrical parts
soda solution
or a
warm
power cord from the wall outlet
prior
to
is not overheated,
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.
Troubleshooting
Before
calling
for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense.
common occurrences that are not the result of defective
This list includes
workmanship
Occurrence
Runing
of
or
materials in this
Possible
compressor
does not run.
Refrigerator
control is off.
Set refrigerator control. See
controls.
Refrigerator
is in defrost
This is normal for
cycle.
Power outage. Check house
Refrigerator
too much
too
long
Room
or
Make sure
outlet.
lights.
is larger than the
you owned.
Refrigerator
one
setting
the
a fully automatic
defrosting refrigerator. The defrost
cycle occurs periodically.
at wall outlet is disconnected.
Plug
or
Solution
cause
refrigerator
Refrigerator
runs
appliance.
plug
is
tightly pushed
into
Call local electric company.
previous
This is normal. Larger, more efficient
units run longer in these conditions.
It is normal for the refrigerator to work
under these conditions.
outside weather is hot.
longer
It takes
Refrigerator has recently been
disconnected for a period of time.
are
opened
too
frequently
or
too
long.
Refrigerator or
slightly open.
hours for the
refrigerator
completely.
Warm food will cause the refrigerator to
run longer until the desired temperature
is reached.
Large amounts of warm or hot food
may have been stored recently.
Doors
some
to cool down
freezer door may be
Warm air entering the refrigerator
causes it to run longer. Open the door
less often.
Make
sure the refrigerator is level.
Keep food and containers from
blocking 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 refrigerator to run
longer in order to maintain desired
temperatures.
Thermostat is
at a constant
keeping
the
temperature.
refrigerator
This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and
off to keep the temperature constant.
Occurrence
Possible
Refrigerator
Thermostat is
at a constant
compressor
does not run.
Temperatures
are
Temperature in
the
freezer is too cold
but the refrigerator
temperature is
Solution
cause
keeping
the
refrigerator
temperature.
This is normal. The refrigerator goes on
and off to keep the temperature constant.
too cold
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.
Refrigerator control
Meat stored in
fresh meat
drawer freezes.
Temperatures
Meat should be stored at a temperature
below the freezing point of water (32˚F,
0 ˚C) for maximum fresh storage time.
just
are
Temperatures in
the refrigerator
or
freezer
See above solution.
is set too cold.
It is normal for ice
crystals
to form due
to the moisture content of meat.
too warm
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 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
Occurrence
Possible
Solution
cause
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
Water/Moisture/Ice inside
Moisture collects
the inside walls
of the refrigerator.
on
touching
the shelves in
wall
or
cabinets.
floor is level and solid and
can
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.
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.
refrigerator
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
sure
refrigerator
Water/Moisture/Ice outside
Moisture forms
the outside of
the refrigerator
between doors.
is
on
refrigerator
Be
adequately support refrigerator.
completely.
Care and Maintenance
Occurrence
Odors in
Possible
Solution
cause
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.
Opening/Closing
refrigerator.
wrapping
materials
Cover food
Use
different container
wrapping materials.
a
or
brand of
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
Floor is
uneven or
Refrigerator rocks
is moved slightly.
Move
door open.
keeping
causing
Refrigerator is not level. It rocks
floor when it is moved slightly.
other
on
the
weak.
on the floor when it
packages
closing.
that
Close both doors
gently.
Adjust
Be
the
Refrigerator
Food is
drawer
is
touching
touching
shelf
wall
on
Track that drawer slides
or
cabinets.
top of the
on
is
dirty.
floor is level and
sure
Move
Keep
keep
height adjusting
support refrigerator.
Contact carpenter to
sloping
Drawers are
difficult to move.
completely.
door from
screw.
can
correct
adequately
sagging
or
floor.
refrigerator..
less food in drawer.
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
30
or
freezer door is not closed.
Be
sure
both doors
are
closed.
Care and Maintenance
Occurrence
Possible
Solution
cause
Ice has melted and frozen around auger
due to infrequent use, temperature
fluctuations and/or power outrages.
Dispenser will
not dispense
ice.
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
made in some other way have been
used in the dispenser.
or
Household water line valve is not open.
See problem Icemaker is not making
any ice.
Dispenser will
not dispense
water.
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 completely rinse
to freshen the
an
additional
out tank.
Unit not
properly connected
to cold
Sound of ice
This sound is normally made when
bin. Volume may vary according to
dropping
Sound of water
automatically made ice
refrigerator's location.
This sound is normally made when ice maker is
the automatically made ice.
supply
Other
Please
thoroughly
supplied
read Automatic icemaker and
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE NUMBERS:
To Prove
Connect unit to cold water line which
water to kitchen faucet.
supplies
water line.
is
dropped
into ice storage
with water after
dispenser
in this manual.
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or
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