LG GR-151SW, GR-151SW.ASWRGAP Owner's manual

LG GR-151SW, GR-151SW.ASWRGAP Owner's manual
 REFRIGERATOR
OWNER'S MANUAL
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THORCUCGHL
BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HAND?
FOR REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
INSTALLATION: aca; ETA:
FEATURE CHART .
OPERATION
Starting
Temperature Control
ice Making
Defrosting
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING -....................
GENERAL INFORMATION -...............
IMPORTANT WARNINGS .............
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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THIS REFRIGERATOR 1S MANUFACTURED WITH GREAT CARE, AND INCORPORATES
THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY.
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH ITS PERFORMANCE
AND RELIABILITY.
BEFORE USING YOUR REFRIGERATOR, PLEASE READ THIS BOOKLET CAREFULLY.
IT PROVIDES EXACT INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION, AND
MAINTENANCE, AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
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INSTALLATION
SELECT A GOOD LOCATION NEXT
1. Place your refrigerator where it is easy to use. 1. Wipe off all dust accumulated dunng shipping
2. Avoid placing the refrigerator near heat sources, and clean your refrigerator fhorough;
direct sunhght, or moisture. 2. Install accessories such as ice ray. shell oi
in their proper places. They are packed lagelhe!
3. Air must circulate properly around your
E у у to prevent possible damage cunng shipping
refrigerator 10 ensure efficient operation,
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area 3. Connect the power supply cord (or siva) to Ihe
in the wall. allow at leas! a 10 inch (25 cm) or outiet. Don't double up with other appl. ances
greater clearance above the refrigerator and 2 on the same outlet.
inches (5 cm) or more from the wall 4, Prior to use, let the refrigerator rur for 2-3
The refrigerator should be elevated 1 inch hours.
(2.5 cm) from the floor, especially if it is Check the flow of cold air on the evaporator io
carpeted. ensure proper cooling has taken place
4. То avoid vibrations, the refrigerator must be Your refrigerator is now ready for use
level.
~ If necessary, adjust the leveling screw(s) to
.ompensate for unevenness of the floor.
To make closing the door easily, the front
should be slightly higher than the rear
The leveling screw(s) can be tumed easily by
tipping the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screw(s) clockwise 10 raise the
refrigerator, counterclockwise to lower it.
FEATURES CHART
Evaporator Drip Tray
Collects water during defrosting
Thermostat Dial
Ice Tray For controlling ins
temperature in
the refrigerator
Refrigerator
Door Rack
Shelves
Magnetic Door Seal
Crisper & Glass lid
or P.V.C Bar (Optional)
For fruits and vegetables.
Leveling Screw
OPERATIONS
STARTING
When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal operating temperature
before filling it with fresh food.
If operation is interrupted, wait 5 minutes before restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
a.
roy Your refrigerator has a control that let you regulate
4 the temperature in the refrigerator
3 5 Initially, set the control al 4.
For colder temperature, adjust the control to a higher
number, and for warmer temperature. adjust the
2 5 control to a lower number
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ICE MAKING
e To make ice cubes, fill the ice tray with water and place
it on the evaporator,
e To remove ice cubes, hold the tray at its ends and twist
gently.
A To remove ice cubes easily, run water on Ihe tray
before twisting.
OPERATION
DEFROSTING )
e It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order lo ensure efficient operation /
The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed a quarter of an inch (6mm) before
defrosting. |
e To defrost, turn the control to O.
e Before you start the defrosting operation, remove food from the evaporator and putin the drp tray ©
until it stops.
e When defrosting is completed, remove the drip tray, empty water. dry and put it back fully univ it stops
Turn the control dial to a desired position.
CAUTION: Never use any sharp or metallic instruments to remove ice, frost, or ice trays
from the evaporator.
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
e Store fresh food in the refrigerator. How food is frozen and thawed is ar important factor r mantarnna
its freshness and flavor,
e Do not store food which goes bad easily at low temperatures such as bananas, pineapples, arc melens
e Allow hot food to cool prior to storing. Placing hot food in the refrigerator could spoil other (cod and ead
to higher electric bills!
e When storing, cover food with vinyl wrap or store in a container with a lid. This prevents moisture or
evaporating and helps food to keep its taste and nutnents
e Do noi open he door frequently. Opening the door lets warm air enter the refngerator, causing
temperatures to rise.
e Do not store bottles on the evaporator - they may break when frozen.
e Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This causes loss of taste and nutrition
e Always clean food prior ta refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed and wiped and paced
food should be wiped clean to prevent adjacent food from spoiling |
CLEANING
It is important that your refrigerator be kept clean to
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wiped up immediately, since it may acidity and
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, coarse
abrasive cleaners, or strong alkaline solutions on
any surface.
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
hjects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
races. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet or
damp hands.
EXTERIOR - Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap
or detergent to clean the durable finish of your
refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and
than dry.
INTERIOR - Regular cleaning of the interior and
interior parts is recommended. Disconnec! ‘hé
power supply. and remove food and shelves. rays
etc. Wash all compartments and shelves, trays erc
with a baking soda solution, Rinse and dry.
THE WARNING
Always remove the power cord from the wall
outlet prior to cleaning in the vicinity of
electrical parts. Wipe up excess moisture with
a sponge or cloth to prevent water or liquid
fram getting into any electrical part and
causing a electric shock. Do not use
flammable or toxic cleaning liquids
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
During average length vacations, you will probably
find it best lo leave the refrigerator in operation.
When you plan to be away for an extended period,
remove all food, disconnect the power cord, clean
the interior thoroughly, and leave the door OPEN to
“révent odor formation.
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POWER FAILURE
Most power failures are corrected within an hour or
two and will not affect your refrigerator
temperatures. However, you should minimize the
number of door openings while the power is off.
During power failures of longer duration, place a
black of dry ice on top of your frozen packages.
IF YOU MOVE
Remove or securely fasten down all loose tems
inside the refrigerator
To avoid damaging the leveling screw(s:. tura them
all the way into the base
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
The outside wall of the refrigerator cabinet nay
sometimes get warm, especially just afte
installation
Don't be alarmed. This is due lo the ant -
condensation pipe, which pumps not refrigerant 10
prevent sweating on the outer cabinet wall
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
The appliance is not intended for use by young
children or infirm persons without supervision.
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If possible, connect the refrigerator to its own
individual electrical outlet to prevent it and other
appliances or household lights from causing an
overload that coukd cause a power outage.
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by a special cord available from the manufacturer
or its service agent.
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An empty refrigerator can be a dangerous
attraction to children, Remove the gasket, latch,
lid. or the entire door from your unused
appliance, or take some other action fo make it
harmless.
Young children should te supervised to ensure thal
they do not play with the appliance.
ABOUT GROUNDING (EARTHING)
In the event of an electric short circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric sncck by
providing an escape wire for Ine electric current
In order to prevent possible electric shock, this
appliance must be grounded.
Improper use of the grounding plug can result In an
glectric shock. Consult a qualified electrician or
service person if the grounding instructions are not
completely understood, or if you have doubls on
whether the appliance is properly grounded.
This appliance must be grounded (earthed)
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
Do not store inflammable materials, explosives,
or chemicals in the refrigerator.
The appliance Is not intended for use by
young children or infirm persons without
supervision.
Young children should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play with the
appliance,
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
REFRIGERATOR DOES
NOT OPERATE
=> TEMPERATURE
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL NOISE(S)
REFRIGERATOR
HAS ODOR
DEW FORMS ON THE
CABINET SURFACE
POSSIBLE CAUSES
e Has a house fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped?
e Has the power cord plug been removed of loosened
from the electrical wall outlet?
e Temperature control not set on proper position
e Appliance is placed close to wall or heai source
e Warm weather-frequent door openings.
e Door left open for à long time
e Large amount of foods are kept in the refrigerator
e Refrigerator is installed in a weak or uneven place
or leveling screw needs adjusting.
¢ Unnecessary objects placed in the back side of ne
refrigerator.
e Foods with strong odors should be tightly covered
or wrapped.
e Interior needs cleaning,
e Not unusual during periods of high humidity.
e Door may have been left ajar.
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