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LG LRTN18320WW Owner’s Manual
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
REPLACEMENT OF
DOOR OPENING TYPE
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IMPORTANT WARNINGS
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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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
AND MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
1. Avoid
placing the unit near
sunlight or moisture.
direct
2. To avoid
If
vibration, the unit
required, adjust
compensate
for
the
heat sources,
Recommended
must be level.
A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15 or 20 ampere
fused, grounded electrical supply is required.
leveling
unevenness
screws
It is recommended that
to
an
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.
If the
low
appliance
high, cooling ability
extension cord.
performing any type of
installation, cleaning, or removing a light bulb,
turn the control, (Thermostat, Refrigerator or
Freezer Control
depending
on
OFF and then disconnect the
the electrical
too
source.
reconnect the
may lessen.
the model) to
refrigerator from
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
NEXT
1. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and
all dust accumulated during shipping.
use an
NOTE: Before
between 10 °C and 43 °C.
temperature around the appliance is
or
separate circuit
your refrigerator be provided. Use
outlet that cannot be turned off by a switch.
Do not
to aid in door
3. Install this
a
Method
serving only
of the floor.
The front should be
rear
Grounding
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
2. Install accessories such
as ice cube bin,
drawers, shelves, etc., in their proper places.
They are packed together to prevent possible
compartment
Your
damage during shipment.
3. Before you move your refrigerator into its final
location, it is important to make sure you have
the proper electrical connection:
3
to
refrigerator
ensure
is
now
proper cooling.
ready for use.
on
FEATURES CHART
FREEZER
COMPARTMENT
Freezer Shelf
General Type
Ice Tray
Freezer
Temperature
Freezer Door Bin
Control Dial
REFRIGERATOR
COMPARTMENT
Temperature
Control Dial
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 the temperature
refrigerator compartments.
in the
freezer and
Initially
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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
3
FREEZER. MAX
1
2
3
In cold weather the unit
For
a
If you
FREEZER CONTROL
1, 2, 3
3, the freezer compartment becomes colder.
-
Setting
at
But the
refrigerator compartment becomes warmer
refrigerator compartment.
into the
operates less and the freezer compartment has
a
because less cold air flows
tendency to warm
up.
colder freezer, turn the FREEZER CONTROL to 3.
put
a
lot of food in the freezer
higher. In this case,
the original position
In hot weather
or
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
tendency to warm up.
For a colder refrigerator,
of energy.
put in the refrigerator compartment, the refrigerator compartment has
turn the FREEZER CONTROL to 1 to direct
compartment, and the REFRIGERATOR CONTROL to
If the FREEZER CONTROL is set at 3, the
more
cold air into the
refrigerator
6~8.
refrigerator compartment will
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not be cold
enough.
a
OPERATION
ICE MAKING
If the
General
(For
tray is filled with
water to the
Type
Ice
highest level,
Tray)
it will be difficult to
remove
ice cubes.
For
quick freeze, adjust
TO REMOVE ICE
the freezer dial to 3.
CUBES, TWIST THE TRAY.
Do not warp the ice tray.
Doing so may result in damage to the
To
remove
ice cubes
it into water before
tray.
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
evaporating tray
evaporated automatically.
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which is located in the lower back side of the
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
replace
a
room
shelf
Tilt up the front of the shelf in the direction of
the direction of (2). Pull the shelf out.
To
to make
(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
CAUTION
Make
sure
into the slots.
drop
that
Failure to do
a
so
causing spilling
Encouraged
If you
shelf
put 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.
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profitable
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
factor in
maintaining
refrigerator compartment.
How food is frozen and defrosted is
an
important
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
When
spoil
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
on
deep
interior
refrigerator shelves,
chilled air. To avoid this, it is better to store food in
Always
packed
NOTE
clean food
a
it could freeze upon direct contact with
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
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
-
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
Before you clean, however, remember that
will stick or adhere to extremely
cold surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with
damp
EXTERIOR
-
hands.
Use
lukewarm solution of mild
a
detergent to clean the durable finish of
your refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth
and then dry.
soap
dry.
metallic scouring pads, brushes,
abrasive cleaners, or strong alkaline
damp objects
or
or a
use
solutions
wet
door seals with a baking soda
mild detergent and warm water.
magnetic
or
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
or
securely fasten
leveling
Disconnect the power cord
Dial knob to off position.
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Remove all food and other items from the unit.
Clean the unit thoroughly.
The outside wall of the
refrigerator
cabinet may
Leave the shelves in the unit to discourage
children from playing in the unit.
sometimes
get
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set
refrigerator
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
corrected in
an
hour
Pipe
alarmed. This is due to
the anti-condensation
pipe, which pumps hot
refrigerant to prevent
sweating on the outer
POWER FAILURE
are
Anti-Condensation
after
installation. Don't be
Leave the doors open and block them to
that they cannot be closed.
Most power failures
warm,
especially just
ensure
two and will not affect your
screws, turn
them all the way into the base.
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or
down all loose items
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
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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
power
(EARTHING)
electric short circuit,
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric
an
grounding
shock by providing
causing
an
escape wire for the
electric current.
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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REPLACEMENT OF DOOR OPENING TYPE
PRECAUTION
1. Before
replacing
the door
opening type,
first of
out of food and accessories like shelves
in the
2. Use
a
or
all, you should take
trays, which are not fixed
refrigerator.
'+'Driver,
remove
Bolt
Driver, Torque Wrench
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
from the left-opening type to right opening
(when converting
1.
Removing
Freezer Door
Separate
the
Loosen 3
screws
top hinge
and
1
(1).
cover
separate off the top hinge
(2).
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2
Lift the freezer door
Separate
and fix it
the
(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
the cover (7)
the right.
using
a
off
screw
(9)
and
(12).
Loosen the
(14)
screw
(16)
Remove the
Loosen the
hinge (20)
Door
23
screw
screw
screw(17)
screw
separate
7
22
14
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
separate off the
and
(11) sightly
Take off the Grille
Fix the
3
(-)-screwdriver
hinge (10).
Lift the door
the cap
9
(8).
Removing Refrigerator
Loosen the
middle
11
10
on
Separate
2.
type)
on
on
the
(22)
the bottom
the left.
12
right.
and fix the
stopper (23)
17
the left.
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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.
Moving Refrigerator
Separate
Pull the
the cap
(4)
cover
Loosen 3
screws
(7),
Handle
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 left, and fix 2
and fix it
on
the
7
6
right.
5
4
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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 top
Fix top
hinge(10)
hinge
cover
with
4
screws.
(11).
3
1
7. After
Make
are
Completing
sure
that the four
not folded.
the
job
corners
amount of silicon grease
on
Corner
of the door
It is recommended to
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.
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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
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.
copy of your Sales Receipt must be submitted at the
Retain your Sales
A
To Obtain
Product, Customer
or
time
warranty
service is
provided.
Service Assistance
Call Toll-free for Customer Service
Tel
?
:
1-888-542-2623
To Obtain Nearest Authorized Service Center
Call
1-888-542-2623, push option #1, 24 hours
Please have your
a day, 7days per week.
product type (Monitor, TV, VCR, MWO, Refrigerator)
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place
in the back side of the
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE NUMBERS:
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loosened
wrapped.
Interior needs
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tripped?
or
and ZIP code
ready.
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