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safety information
SAFETY INFORMATION
• Before operating the appliance, please read
this manual thoroughly and retain it at a
safe place near the appliance for your future
reference.
• Use this appliance only for its intended
purpose as described in this instruction
manual. This appliance is not intended for use
by persons (including children) with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or
lack of experience and knowledge, unless they
have been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance by a person
responsible for their safety.
• Warnings and Important Safety Instructions
in this manual do not cover all possible
conditions and situations that may occur. It
is your responsibility to use common sense,
caution, and care when installing, maintaining,
and operating your appliance.
• Because these following operating instructions
cover various models, the characteristics of
your refrigerator may differ slightly from those
described in this manual and not all warning
signs may be applicable. If you have any
questions or concerns, contact your nearest
service center or find help and information
online at www.samsung.com.
Important safety symbols and
precautions:
WARNING
CAUTION
Hazards or unsafe practices that may
result in severe personal injury or
death.
Hazards or unsafe practices that
may result in minor personal injury or
property damage.
Do NOT attempt.
Do NOT disassemble.
Do NOT touch.
Follow directions carefully.
Unplug the power plug from the wall
socket.
Make sure the machine is grounded to
prevent electric shock.
Call the contact center for help.
Note.
These warning signs are here to prevent
injury to you and others.
Please follow them carefully.
After reading this section, keep it in a safe
place for future reference.
CE Notice
This product has been determined to be in
compliance with the Low Voltage Directive
(2006/95/EC), the Electromagnetic Compatibility
Directive (2004/108/EC) and the Eco-Design
Directive(2009/125/EC) implemented by
Regulation (EC) No 643/2009 of the European
Union.
WARNING
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS
FOR TRANSPORTATION
AND SITE
• When transporting and installing the
appliance,care should be taken to
ensure that no parts of the refrigerating
circuit are damaged.
• R600a or R134a is used as a refrigerant.
Check the compressor label on the rear of
the appliance or the rating label inside the
refrigerator to see which refrigerant is used for
your refrigerator.
• When this product contains flammable gas
(Refrigerant R600a),
- Refrigerant leaking from the pipe work could
ignite or cause an eye injury. If a leak is
detected, avoid any naked flames or potential
sources of ignition and air the room in which
the appliance is standing for several minutes.
- In order to avoid the creation of a flammable
gas-air mixture if a leak in the refrigerating
circuit occurs, the size of the room in which
the appliance may be sited depends on the
amount of refrigerant used.
- Never start up an appliance showing any signs
of damage. If in doubt, consult your dealer. The
room where the refrigerator will be sited must
be 1m³ in size for every 8g of R600a refrigerant
inside the appliance. The amount of refrigerant
in your particular appliance is shown on the
identification plate inside the appliance.
- If the appliance contains isobutane refrigerant
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(R600a), a natural gas with high environmental
compatibility that is, however, also combustible.
When transporting and installing the appliance,
care should be taken to ensure that no parts of
the refrigerating circuit are damaged.
WARNING
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SEVERE WARNING SIGNS
FOR INSTALLATION
• Do not install this appliance in a humid,
oily or dusty location, in a location
exposed to direct sunlight and water (rain
drops).
Deteriorated insulation of electrical parts may
cause an electric shock or fire.
Do not place this refrigerator in direct sunlight
or expose to the heat from stoves, room
heaters or other appliances.
Do not plug several appliances into the same
multiple power board. The refrigerator should
always be plugged into its own individual
electrical outlet which has a voltage rating that
matched the rating plate.
This provides the best performance and
also prevents overloading house wiring
circuits, which could cause a fire hazard from
overheated wires. If the wall socket is loose, do
not insert the power plug.
There is a risk of electric shock or fire.
Do not use a cord that shows cracks or abrasion
damage along its length or at either end.
Do not bend the power cord excessively or
place heavy articles on it.
Do not use aerosols near the refrigerator.
Aerosols used near the refrigerator may cause
an explosion or fire.
Do not install this appliance in a location where
gas may leak.
This may result in an electric shock or fire.
• The installation or any service of this
appliance is recommended by a
qualified technician or service company.
- Failing to do so may result in an electric shock,
fire, explosion, problems with the product, or
injury.
• This refrigerator must be properly installed and
located in accordance with the manual before
it is used.
• Connect the power plug in proper position with
the cord hanging down.
- If you connect the power plug upside down,
wire can get cut off and a cause fire or an
electric shock.
• Make sure that the power plug is not squashed
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or damaged by the back of the refrigerator.
• When moving the refrigerator, be careful not to
roll over or damage the power cord.
- This constitutes a fire hazard.
• The appliance must be positioned so that the
plug is accessible after installation.
• Plug the power plug into the wall socket firmly.
Do not use a damaged power plug, damaged
power cord or loose wall socket.
- This may result in an electric shock or fire.
• The refrigerator must be grounded.
- You must ground the refrigerator to
prevent any power leakages or electric
shocks caused by current leakage from
the refrigerator.
• Never use gas pipes, telephone lines or other
potential lightening rods as ground.
- Improper use of the ground plug can result in
an electric shock.
• If the power cord is damaged,
have it replaced immediately by the
manufacturer or its service agent.
• The fuse on the refrigerator must be changed
by a qualified technician or service company.
- Failing to do so may result in an electric shock
or personal injury.
CAUTION
CAUTION SIGNS FOR
INSTALLATION
• Keep ventilation opening in the appliance
enclosure or mounting structure clear of
obstruction.
• Allow the appliance to stand for 2 hours after
installation.
WARNING
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SEVERE WARNING SIGNS
FOR USING
• Do not insert the power plug with wet
hands.
Do not store articles on the top of the appliance.
When you open or close the door, the articles
may fall and cause a personal injury and/or
material damage.
Do not put items filled with water on the
refrigerator.
If spilled, there is a risk of fire or electric shock.
Do not let children hang on the door.
Failure to do so may cause serious personal
injury.
Do not leave the doors of the refrigerator open
while the refrigerator is unattended and do not
let children enter inside the refrigerator.
Do not allow babies or children go inside the
drawer.
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It can cause death from suffocation by
entrapment or personal injury.
Do not sit on the Freezer door.
The door may be broken and cause a personal injury.
To prevent children entrapment, you must
reinstall the divider using provided screws after
cleaning or other actions if you removed the
divider from the drawer.
Never put fingers or other objects into the
dispenser hole.
Failure to do so may cause personal injury or
material damage.
Do not store volatile or flammable substances
such as benzene, thinner, alcohol, ether or LP
gas in the refrigerator.
The storage of any of such products may
cause an explosion.
Do not store low temperature-sensitive
pharmaceutical products, scientific materials or
other low temperaturesensitive products in the
refrigerator.
Products that require strict temperature
controls must not be stored in the refrigerator.
Do not place or use electrical appliance inside
the refrigerator, unless they are of a type
recommended by the manufacturer.
Do not use a hair dryer to dry the inside of the
refrigerator.
Do not place a lighted candle in the refrigerator
for removing bad odors.
This may result in an electric shock or fire.
Do not touch the inside walls of the freezer or
products stored in the freezer with wet hands.
This may cause frostbite.
Do not use me chanical devices or any other
means to accelerate the defrosting process, other
than those recommended by the manufacturer.
Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
• This product is intended only for the
storage of food in a domestic environment.
• Bottles should be stored tightly together so
that they do not fall out.
• In the event of a gas leak (such as propane
gas, LP gas, etc.), ventilate immediately
without touching the power plug. Do not touch
the appliance or power cord.
- Do not use a ventilating fan.
- A spark may result in an explosion or fire.
• Use only the LED Lamps provided by
manufacturer or service agent.
• Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with and/or climb into the appliance.
- Keep fingers out of “pinch point” areas;
clearances between the doors and cabinet are
necessarily small. Be careful when you open the
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doors when children are in the area.
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• Do not disassemble or repair the
refrigerator by yourself.
You run a risk of causing a fire, malfunction
and/ or personal injury. In case of malfunction,
please contact your service agent.
• If the appliance generates a strange
noise, a burning or smell or smoke,
unplug the power plug immediately and
contact your nearest service center.
- Failing to do so may result in an electric or fire hazards.
• If you experience difficulty when changing the
light, contact service agent.
• If the products is equipped with the LED Lamp,
do not disassemble the Lamp Cover and LED
Lamp by yourself.
- Please contact your service agent.
• If any dust or water is in the refrigerator, pull
out power plug and contact your Samsung
Electronics service center.
- There is a risk of fire.
CAUTION
CAUTION SIGNS FOR USING
• To get best performance from the product,
- Do not place foods too closely in front of
the vents at the rear of the appliance as
it can obstruct free air circulation in the
refrigerator compartment.
- Wrap the food up properly or place it in airtight
containers before putting it into the refrigerator.
- Do not put any newly introduced food for
freezing near to already existing food.
• Do not place carbonated or fizzy drinks in the
freezer compartment. Do not put bottles or
glass containers in the freezer.
- When the contents freeze, the glass may break
and cause personal injury and property damage.
• Do not change or modify the functionality of
the refrigerator.
- Changes or modifications may result in a
personal injury and/or property damage. Any
changes or modifications performed by a 3rd
party on this completed appliance are neither
covered under Samsung warranty service, nor
is Samsung responsible for safety issues and
damages that result from 3rd party modifications.
• Do not block air holes.
- If the air holes are blocked, especially with a
plastic bag, the refrigerator can be over cooled.
If this cooling period lasts too long, the water
filter may break and cause water leakage.
- Do not put any newly introduced food for
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freezing near to already existing food.
• Please observe maximum storage times and
expiry dates of frozen goods.
• Fill the water tank, ice tray, water cubes only
with potable water.
• Use only the ice-maker provided with the
refrigerator.
• The water supply to this refrigerator must only
be installed/connected by a suitably qualified
person and connected to a potable water
supply only.
• In order to operate the ice-maker properly,
water pressure of 138~862kPa (1.4~8.8kgf/
cm2) is required.
• Do not spray volatile material such as
insecticide onto the surface of the appliance.
- As well as being harmful to humans, it may
also result in an electric shock, fire or problems
with the product.
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CAUTION
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CAUTION SIGNS FOR
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
• Do not directly spray water inside or
outside the refrigerator.
There is a risk of fire or electric shock.
Do not use or place any substances sensitive
to temperature such as inflammable sprays,
inflammable objects, dry ice, medicine, or
chemicals near the refrigerator. Do not keep volatile
or inflammable objects or substances (benzene,
thinner, propane gas, etc.) in the refrigerator.
This refrigerator is for storing food only.
This may result in a fire or an explosion.
Do not spray cleaning products directly on the
display.
Printed letters on the display may come off.
Remove any foreign matter or dust from the
power plug pins. But do not use a wet or damp
cloth when cleaning the plug, remove any foreign
material or dust from the power plug pins.
Otherwise there is a risk of fire or electric
shock.
Never put fingers or other objects into the
dispenser hole and ice chute.
It may cause a personal injury or material damage.
Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning and
performing maintenance.
• Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning
and performing maintenance.
CAUTION
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS
FOR DISPOSAL
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• Ensure that none of the pipes on the
back of the appliance are damaged prior
to disposal.
R600a or R134a is used as a refrigerant.
Check the compressor label on the rear of
the appliance or the rating label inside the
refrigerator to see which refrigerant is used for
your refrigerator. When this product contains
flammable gas (Refrigerant R600a), contact
your local authority in regard to safe disposal
of this product. Cyclopentane is used as an
insulation blowing gas. The gases in insulation
material require special disposal procedure.
Please contact your local authorities in regard
to the environmentally safe disposal of this
product. Ensure that none of the pipes on the
back of the appliances are damaged prior to
disposal. The pipes shall be broken in the open
space.
When disposing of this product or other
refrigerators, remove the door/door seals, door
latch so that small children or animals cannot
become trapped inside. Leave the shelves in
place so that children may not easily climb
inside. Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the old appliance.
Please dispose of the packaging material for this
product in an environmentally friendly manner.
Contains fluorinated greenhouse gases
covered by the Kyoto Protocol. Foam blown
with fluorinated greenhouse gases.
ADDITIONAL TIPS FOR
PROPER USAGE
• In the event of a power failure, call the local
office of your Electricity Company and ask how
long it is going to last.
- Most power failures that are corrected within
an hour or two will not affect your refrigerator
temperatures. However, you should minimize the
number of door openin gs while the power is off.
- Should the power failure last more than 24
hours, remove all frozen food.
• If keys are provided with the refrigerator, the
keys should be kept out of the reach of children
and not be in the vicinity of the appliance.
• The appliance might not operate consistently
(possibility of temperature becoming too warm
in the refrigerator) when sited for an extended
period of time below the cold end of the range
of temperature for which the refrigerating
appliance is designed.
• Do not store food which spoils easily at low
temperature, such as bananas, melons.
• Your appliance is frost free, which means there
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is no need to manually defrost your appliance,
as this will be carried out automatically.
• Temperature rise during defrosting can comply
with ISO requirements. But if you want to
prevent an undue rise in the temperature of
the frozen food while defrosting the appliance,
please wrap the frozen food up in several
layers of newspaper.
• Any increase in temperature of frozen food
during defrosting can shorten its storage life.
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Saving Energy Tips
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Install the appliance in a cool, dry room with
adequate ventilation. Ensure that it is not
exposed to direct sunlight and never put it near
a direct source of heat (radiator, for example).
Never block any vents or grilles on the appliance.
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Allow warm food to cool down before placing it
in the appliance.
Put frozen food in the refrigerator to thaw.
You can then use the low temperatures of the
frozen products to cool food in the refrigerator.
Do not keep the door of the appliance open for
too long when putting food in or taking food
out. The shorter time for which the door is
open, the less ice will form in the freezer.
Clean the rear of the refrigerator regularly. Dust
increases energy consumption.
Do not set temperature colder than necessary.
Ensure sufficient air exhaust at the refrigerator
base and at the back wall of the refrigerator.
Do not cover air vent openings.
Allow clearance to the right, left, back and top
when installing. This will help reduce power
consumption and keep your energy bills lower.
contents
SETTING UP YOUR FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR ……………………………………………… 06
OPERATING YOUR FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR ………………………………………………… 12
TROUBLESHOOTING ……………………………………………………………………………………… 24
Setting up your French Door
Refrigerator
GETTING READY TO INSTALL
THE REFRIGERATOR
Congratulations on your purchase of this Samsung
French Door Refrigerator.
We hope you enjoy the state-of-art features and
efficiencies that this new appliance offers.
50mm
95mm
50mm
Selecting the best location for the
refrigerator
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1150mm
830mm
397mm
1390mm
A location with easy access to a water supply.
A location without direct exposure to sunlight.
A location with a leveled floor.
A location with enough space for the
refrigerator doors to open easily.
• Allow sufficient space to the right, left, back
and top for air circulation. If the Refrigerator
does not have enough space, the internal
cooling system may not work properly.
• Please ensure that appliance can be moved
freely in the event of maintenance & service.
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538mm 82mm 754mm
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• Do not locate the refrigerator where it may
become wet.
Required Tools (Not provided)
You need the following tools to complete the
installation of your refirgerator:
When moving your refrigerator
• To prevent floor damage, be sure the
front adjusting legs are in the up position
(above the floor).
Refer to ‘Adjusting the doors’ in the manual (on
page 9).
CAUTION
Control Lever
FlOORING
For proper installation, you must place this
refrigerator on a level, hard surface that is the
same height as the rest of the floor. This surface
should be strong enough to support a fully loaded
refrigerator, or approximately 359lbs (165kg).
To protect the finish of the flooring, cut a large
section of the cardboard carton and place it under
the refrigerator where you are working.
When moving the refrigerator, you need to pull and
push it straight forwards or back. Do not wiggle it
from side to side.
Flat-blade
Socket wrench
screwdriver (-)
(10mm)
Pliers
Allen wrench (3/16”) (5mm)
01 SETTING UP
Flat-blade screw
driver(-)
Philips screw
driver (+)
REMOVING THE
REFRIGERATOR DOORS
For some installations you need to remove the
fridge and flex doors and the freezer drawer so
you can move the refrigerator to its final location.
Do not remove the doors/drawer if you don’t need
to. If you do not need to remove the doors/drawer,
go to Adjusting the Level on page 8. If you need
to remove the doors/drawer, continue below.
Before removing the door/drawer, make sure you
read the following items:
WARNING
Disconnect power to the refrigerator before
removing the door or drawer
• Be careful not to drop, damage or
scratch the door/drawer while removing
them.
• Be careful not to get injured while removing the
door/drawer.
• Reattach the door/drawer properly to avoid:
- Moisture from air leakage.
- Uneven door alignment.
- Wasting energy due to improper door seal.
Disassemble the refrigerator doors
ACCESSORIES AND
REQUIRED TOOLS
The following accessories are included with your
refigerator:
Hex
wrench
Fastener
WARNING
Be careful not to drop and scratch the
doors while removing the doors.
1. With the door opened, remove the cap top
table ( 1 ) with a flat-blade screwdriver (-) and
close the door. Remove 2 screws holding
down the cover hinge ( 2 ) and turn it with
several wires connected.
Compression Compression
fitting
nut
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REATTACHING THE
REFRIGERATOR DOORS
2
1
2. Disconnect one connector ( 3 ) on the right
side door and one connector ( 4 ) on left side
door. To remove the water coupler from the
hinge, twist and pull it from the hinge. Remove
the water line ( 5 ) while pressing the marked
part ( 6 ) of the water line coupler.
CAUTION
To reattach the fridge doors after you have moved the
fridge to its final location, assemble parts in reverse order.
1. The Water Line must be fully inserted to the center of
transparent coupler (Type A) or the Guide Lines (Type
B) to prevent water leakage from the dispenser.
2. Insert the clip in the install pack and check that
it holds the line firmly.
Type A
Type B
Dispenser
If a red clip is on the coupler, it must be
g the tube.
removed before removing
Center of Transparent coupler
4
Red Clip
(1/4")
clip A (1/4”)
(6.35 mm)
3
5
The Guide Lines
clip A (1/4”)
(6.35 mm)
DISASSEMBLE THE FLEX DOOR
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3. Pull and remove the hinge lever ( 7 ) . Remove the
ground screw ( 8 ) attached to the upper left and
right door hinges with a philips screwdriver (+).
Remove the upper left and right door hinges ( 9 ).
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7
9
1. Take out the Flex
Zone ( 1 ) by lifting it
up.
2. Take off the cover
( 2 ) w/harness
with a flat-blade
screwdriver (-).
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2
3. Press the locking tab and separate the Wire Connector.
4. Lift the door straight up to remove.
CAUTION
5. Remove the screw ( 10 ) attached to the
lower left and right door hinges with a philips
screwdriver (+). Remove the 2 hex head bolts
( 11 ) attached to the lower left and right door
hinges with an allen wrench (3/16”). Remove
the lower left and right door hinges ( 12 ).
When reassembling it, be sure to connect
the wire harness. If it is not connected, the
Flex Room does not work.
4. Remove 2 hex
head bolts from
sides with a socket
wrench (10mm).
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11
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5. Lift up the Flex door from
the rails.
Allen wrench
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ASSEMBLE THE FLEX DOOR
ASSEMBLE THE FREEZER DRAWER
To reattach the flex doors after you have moved
the fridge to its final location, assemble parts in
reverse order.
To reattach the drawer after you have moved
the fridge to its final location, assemble parts in
reverse order.
CAUTION
Be sure to connect the Flex Door Wire
Connector. If it is not connected, the Flex
Room does not work.
1. Take out the
upper drawer
by lifting it up.
Make sure the refrigerator is level so that you can
make final adjustments. Use a level to test if the
refigerator is level both side to side and back to
front. If the refrigerator is not level, it will not be
possible to get the doors perfectly even, which
may cause moisture condensation and increased
energy bills. Below is an example of how to level
the refrigerator if the left side of the refrigerator is
lower than the right side.
01 SETTING UP
DISASSEMBLE THE FREEZER DRAWER
ADJUSTING THE LEVEL
How to adjust the level
2. Remove the
freeze room
guard ( 1 ) by
lifting the guard
up.
3. Take out the lower
basket ( 3 ) by
lifting the basket
up from the rail
system.
Insert a flat-blade screwdriver (-) into a notch on the
left control lever, and turn it count clockwise to level
the refrigerator. (You turn the lever clockwise to lower
the refrigerator and counterclockwise to raise it.)
1
3
4. Remove 4 hex head
bolts from both
sides with a socket
wrench 10mm).
5. Lift up the freezer
door from the rails.
CAUTION
Putting too much food into the freezer
drawers can prevent the freezer from
closing completely and can cause frost
build-up.
flat-blade screwdriver(-)
CAUTION
Control Lever
Both control levers must be touching the
floor to avoid possible personal injury or
property damage because of tipping.
If the right side is lower, perform the same
procedure, but with the right control lever.
It is difficult to remove the cover leg
front from the refrigerator, so we do not
recommend making small adjustments
wIth the control lever. Instead, refer to the
next page for the best way to make minor
adjustments to the doors.
MAKING MINOR ADJUSTMENTS
BETWEEN DOORS
Remember, a leveled refrigerator is necessary for
getting the doors perfectly even. If you need help,
review the previous section on leveling the refrigerator.
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ADJUSTING THE FREEZER
DRAWER LEVEL
Adjustment part
Fixed part
Adjustment
part
The left door is fixed. To make minor
adjustments between doors, adjust only
the right door.
1. Pull out the Convertible door ( 1 ) to expose
the lower hinge ( 2 ).
2. Insert the supplied allen wrench (3/16”) ( 3 )
into the shaft ( 4 ) of the lower hinge.
3. Please adjust the height by turning the hex
wrench ( 3 ) clockwise ( DOWN ) or counte
clockwise ( UP ).
Freezer D
Drawer
1. Locate the height-adjuster ( 1 ) in the freezer
drawer.
Unscrew the 8 Phillips screws ( 2 ) slightly to
loosen the door.
1
2
When you turn the hex wrench
counterclockwise (
), the door will
move up.
2
3
3
2. Loosen the controller
screw ( 3 ) with a Phillips
screwdriver (+).
3
4
1
1. After adjusting the doors, insert the supplied
fastener ( 6 ) using a pliers ( 5 ) in the gap
between the hinge-grommet ( 7 ) and the lower
hinge ( 8 ). The number of fasteners you’ll need
to insert depends on the gap.
3. Find the best level
to align the door
slope.
• After adjustment,
tighten the
controller screw
( 3 ) and then
philips screws.
Example) The slope is about 0.08inch (2mm) as
shown below.
- Rotate the height adjuster to -2.0 to reduce the
door slope.
2 fastener are enclosed with the refrigerator.
The thickness of each fastener is 0.04”.
Slope
Reference
plane
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CHECKING THE WATER
INSTALLING THE WATER LINE
A water dispenser with a filter is one of the helpful
features on your new refrigerator. To help promote
better health, the water filter removes unwanted
particles from your water. However, it does not
sterilize or destroy microorganisms. You may need
to purchase a water purifying system to do that.
In order for the ice maker to operate properly, a
water pressure of 138~862Kpa is required.
Under normal conditions, a 170 cc (5.75 oz.) cup
can be filled in about 10 seconds.
If the refrigerator is installed in an area with low
water pressure (below 138Kpa), you can install
a booster pump to compensate for the low
pressure.
After you have connected the water line, make
sure the water storage tank inside the refrigerator
is properly filled. To do this, press the water
dispenser lever until the water runs from the water
outlet.
Connecting the water supply line to
the refrigerator.
• 6.35mm compression nut
• copper tubing
• plastic tubing
• ferrule
01 SETTING UP
Water line installation kits are available
at extra cost from your dealer. We
recommend using a water line installation
kit that contains copper tubing.
There are several items that you need to purchase
to complete this connection.
You may find these items sold as a kit at your local
hardware store.
Refrigerator
Compression nut
(A) (6.35mm)
(Supplied)
Plastic tubing
(A) (Supplied)
Compression
fitting (Supplied)
Connecting to the water supply line
1. First, shut off the main water supply.
Molded end
(Bulb)
Ferrule
(Not supplied)
Copper tubing
(Not supplied)
or
Compression
nut (B) (6.35mm)
(Not supplied)
Plastic tubing (B)
(Not supplied)
Household water supply line
2. Locate the nearest cold water drinking line and
install the pipe clamp and shut off valve.
Cold water line
Pipe clamp
Shut off valve
3. Connect the water line installation kit to the
shut off valve.
1. Slip the compression nut ( A ) through the
supplied plastic tubing ( A ).
2. Tighten the compression nut ( A ) onto the
6.35mm compression fitting.
- If you are using copper tubing, slip the
compression nut ( B ) (not supplied) and
ferrule (not supplied) on the copper tubing (not
supplied) as shown.
- If you are using plastic tubing ( B ) , insert the
molded end (Bulb) of the plastic tubing ( B )
into the compression fitting.
Cold water line
Water line installation kit
CAUTION
Do not use without the molded end (Bulb)
of the plastic tubing ( B ).
Pipe clamp
Shut off valve
3. Tighten the compression nut ( B ) onto the
compression fitting.
Do not over-tighten the compression nut ( B ) .
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4. Turn water on and check for any leakage. If you
find water drops or leakage in the connection
areas, turn off the main water supply. Check
the connections and, if nescessary, tighten.
Only connect the water line to a drinkable
water source.
If you have to repair or disassemble the
water line, cut off 6.35mm of the plastic
tubing to make sure you get a snug, leakfree connection.
COMPLETING THE SET UP
Now that you have your new refrigerator installed
in place, you are ready to set up and enjoy the
features and functions of the appliance. By
completing the following steps, your refrigerator
should be fully operational.
1. Make sure your refrigerator is in an appropriate
location with reasonable clearance between it
and the wall. Refer to installation instructions in
this manual.
2. Once the refrigerator is plugged in, make sure
the interior light comes on when you open the
doors.
3. Set the Temperature control to the coldest
temperature and wait for an hour. The freezer
will get slightly chilled and the motor will run
smoothly. Reset the refrigerator and freezer to
the temperatures you want.
4. After you plug the refrigerator in, it will
take a few hours to reach the appropriate
temperature. You can store food and drinks
in the refrigerator after the temperature is
sufficiently cool.
Operating your French Door
Refrigerator
OPERATING YOUR FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR
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( 1 ) Energy
Saver
Touch this button to set
the Freezer to your desired
temperature.
You can set the temperature
between -22°C and -14°C.
Touch and hold this button
for 3 seconds to decrease
the time needed to freeze
products in the Freezer. It
can be helpful if you need to
quickly freeze easily spoiled
items or if the temperature
in the Freezer has warmed
dramatically (For example, if
the door was left open).
Power Freeze turns off
automatically after 72hours
to decrease energy
consumption.
When you use Power
Freeze function the energy
consumption of the refrigerator
will increase.
Remember to turn it off when
you don’t need it and return
the freezer to your original
temperature setting.
If you need to freeze large
amount of food stuff, activate
Power Freeze function at least
24 hours before.
( 3 ) Alarm /
Hold 3 sec
for Filter
Reset
This button serves two
purposes:
1) To turn the door open alarm
on and off
If the door alarm is set to
On, an alarm beeps if any
refrigerator door is left open
for more
than three minutes.
The beeping stops when you
close the door. The door alarm
function is pre-set to On in the
factory. You can turn it off by
touching and then releasing
this button. You can turn it
back on in the same fashion.
The icon lights up when the
function is on.
2) To reset the water filter life
indicator.
After you replace the water
filter, touch and hold this
button to reset the water filter
life indicator.
( 4 ) Lighting/
Hold 3 sec
for C↔F
Touching this button turns on
the Dispenser LED lamp (under
the display) in continuous
mode so that it stays on
continuously.
The button also lights up. If
you want the Dispenser lamp
to come on only when some
one uses the dispenser, press
the Lighting button to turn the
continuous mode off.
Touch and hold this button
for 3 seconds to switch the
temperature units between °C
and °F
( 5 ) Fridge
(Hold 3 sec
for Power
Cool)
Touching this button turns
Energy Saver mode on and
off. When you turn Energy
Saver on, the Energy Saver
icon lights. Turn Energy Saver
off and the icon goes off.
The Energy Saver function
automatically turns on when
power is supplied to the
refrigerator.
If condensation or water drops
appear on the doors, turn the
Energy Saver mode off.
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( 2 ) Freezer
(Hold 3 sec
for Power
Freeze)
Touching this button turns
Energy Saver mode on and
off. When you turn Energy
Saver on, the Energy Saver
icon lights. Turn Energy Saver
off and the icon goes off.
The Energy Saver function
automatically turns on when
power is supplied to the
refrigerator.
If condensation or water drops
appear on the doors, turn the
Energy Saver mode off.
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( 6 ) Ice Off
(Hold 3 sec
for child
lock)
(7) Ice Type
(8) Water
( 9 ) Ice Off
If you don’t want to make
more ice, touch this button.
Also, pressing this button for
3 seconds locks the display
panel and dispenser buttons
so the buttons can not be
used.The Child Lock icon lights
up to indicate you’ve activated
the Child Lock function. Press
3 seconds to unlock.
Touch this button to select
your desired ice type. Cubed
and crushed ice modes
alternate when you press the
button. This mode can not
be used with the Water mode
simultaneously.
Touch this button to dispense
water. This mode can not be
used with the Ice Type mode
simultaneously.
Water mode will be off if you
Touch the Ice Type button.
If you don’t want to make
more ice, touch this button.
The icon will light up and the
Ice-Maker stops making ice.
If you do not touch any button, the freezer and
fridge temperature indicator turn off in a few
seconds. If you touch any button, the display
lights up again.
Water filter usage
( 10 ) Filter
This icon will light up when you
need to change the filter.
After you use about 1135 liters
of water, the filter indicator
lights up. (about 6 months).
After you install the new water
filter, reset the filter indicator by
touching the Alarm/hold 3 sec
for Filter Reset button.
• If water is not
dispensing or
dispensing slowly,
you need to replace
the water filter
because the water
filter is clogged.
• Some areas have
large amounts of
lime in their water,
which causes the
water filter to clog
more quickly.
We recommend you
stop ice making if the
following occur:
- There is enough ice
in the ice bucket.
- You want to save
water and energy.
- Water is not being
supplied to the
refrigerator.
If the ice maker function
is ON, and the water
line is not connected,
there will be a water
valve noise from the
back of the unit, press
the Ice Off (hold 3sec
for child lock) button
for less than 3 seconds
until the Indicator ( )
illuminates.
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CHANGING THE WATER
FILTER
WARNING
4
To reduce risk of water damage to your
property, DO NOT use generic brands
of water filters in your SAMSUNG
Refrigerator.
1. Shut off the water supply. Then, turn the water
filter ( 1 ) about 1/4 turn, counter-clockwise.
2. Pull the water filter ( 1 ) from the case filter ( 2 ).
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1
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•
•
3.
4.
• To change the water filter more easily,
shut off the water supply valve.
Sometimes, it is hard to disassemble the water
filter because impurities in the water cause it
to stick. If you are having difficulties, grip the
water filter firmly and pull it hard.
When you pull the water filter, a little water
can leak from the opening. This is normal.
To minimize the water leaks, keep the filter
cartridge horizontal when you pull it.
To prevent overflow,
empty the water filter
2
tray ( 3 ) and dry
3
around the filter case
( 2 ).
Insert the new filter into the filter case ( 4 ).
Push the filter, and then turn it clockwise until it
locks.
• If you have trouble inserting the water
filter because of high water pressure,
shut off the water supply valve.
• The locked symbol should be
lined up with the indicator line.
5. Touch the “Alarm/hold 3
sec for Filter Reset” button
( (Filter Reset) ) for about 3 seconds
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USE ONLY SAMSUNG BRAND WATER
FILTER.
SAMSUNG will not be legally responsible for any
damage, including, but not limited to property
damage caused by water leakage from use of a
generic water filter. SAMSUNG Refrigerators are
designed to work ONLY WITH SAMSUNG Water
Filter.
The Filter light turns red to let you
know when it is time to change your
water filter cartridge. To give you
time to get a new filter, the red light
(Red)
comes on just before the capacity of
the current filter runs out. Changing
the filter on time provides you with the freshest,
cleanest water from your refrigerator.
to reset the water filter. The color of indicator
(
) changes from red to indicator OFF.
6. If you turned off the water supply, turn it back
on.
For a replacement water filter, you can visit
your local home Improvement center or
contact the Samsung Parts distributor.
Be sure the replacement water filter has
the SAMSUNG logo on the box and on the
water filter.
Link : http://www.samsungparts.com
Removing any residual matter inside the
water supply line after installing the water
filter.
1. Turn ON the main water supply and supply
water from water supply line.
2. Run water through the dispenser until the
water runs clear (approx. 6 to 7 minutes). This
will clean the water supply system and remove
air from the lines.
3. Additional flushing may be required in some
households.
4. Open the Refrigerator door and make sure
there are no water leaks coming from the water
filter.
Be sure to flush the dispenser thoroughly,
otherwise water may drip from the
dispenser. This means that there is still air
in the line.
Reverse Osmosis Water Supply
IMPORTANT :
The pressure of the water supply coming out of a
reverse osmosis system going to the water inlet
valve of the refrigerator needs to be between 35
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and 120 psi (241 and 827 kPa).
If a reverse osmosis water filtration system is
connected to your cold water supply, the water
pressure to the reverse osmosis system needs to
be a minimum of 40 to 60 psi (276 to 414 kPa.) If
the water pressure to the reverse osmosis system
is less than 40 to 60 psi (276 to 414 kPa):
• Check to see whether the sediment filter in the
reverse osmosis system is blocked. Replace
the filter if necessary.
• Allow the storage tank on the reverse osmosis
system to refill after heavy usage.
• If your refrigerator has a water filter, it may
further reduce the water pressure when used
in conjunction with a reverse osmosis system.
Remove the water filter.
If you have questions about your water pressure,
call a licensed, qualified plumber.
CONTROLLING THE
TEMPERATURE
Basic temperature of Freezer and
Refrigerator compartments
The basic temperature and recommended
temperatures of the Freezer and Refrigerator
Compartments are -19°C and 3°C respectively.
If the temperature of Freezer and
RefrigeratorCompartments are too high or low,
adjust the temperature manually.
controlling the Freezer temperature The Freezer
temperature can be set between -22°C and -14°C
to suit your particular needs. Press the Freezer
button repeatedly until the desired temperature is
shown in the temperature display.
The temperature will change by 1°C with each
press.
See below.
-19°C → -20°C → -21°C → -22°C → -14°C →
The temperature control process for the Fridge
works just like the Freezer process. Press the
Fridge button to set your desired temperature.
After a few seconds, the Fridge will begin
adjusting towards the newly set temperature. This
will be reflected in the digital display.
- The temperature of the Freezer, Fridge
or Flex Zone may rise when you open
the doors too frequently, or if a large
amount of warm or hot food is placed
inside.
- This may cause the digital display to blink.
Once the Freezer and Fridge temperature
return to their normal set temperatures, the
blinking will stop.
- If the blinking continues, you may need to
“reset” the Refrigerator. Try unplugging the
appliance, wait for around 10 minutes and then
plug the power cord back in.
- If there is a communication error between the
Display and Main Controller, the Convertible
Display light may blink. If the blinking continues
for a long period of time, please contact a
Samsung Electronics Service Center.
USING THE COLD WATER
DISPENSER
Push the appropriate ice type
button to select what you want
dispensed.
NO ICE
Select this if you want to
turn ice maker off
-15°C → -16°C → -17°C → -18°C → -19°C.
Using the ice Dispenser
Keep in mind that foods like ice cream may
melt at 0°C . The temperature display will move
sequentially from -22°C to -14°C.
Place a glass underneath the ice
dispenser and push gently against
the dispenser lever with your glass.
Make sure the glass is in line with
the dispenser to prevent the ice from
bouncing out.
controlling the fridge temperature
The fridge temperature can be set between 7°C
and 1°C to suit your particular needs. Press
the Fridge button repeatedly until the desired
temperature is shown in the temperature display.
The temperature will change by 1°C with each
press. See below.
3°C → 2°C → 1°C → 7°C → 6°C → 5°C → 4°C → 3°C.
• Please wait 2 seconds before removing
the glass under the dispenser to prevent
spills.
• If the Refrigerator door opens, the Dispenser
does not work.
• When Cubed Ice is selected after using the
CAUTION
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CAUTION
After you dump the ice from the ice
bucket, you should press the dispenser
lever once with the ‘ICE CUBED’ or
‘CRUSHED’ function ON.
The ice maker will make new ice faster
after you return the ice bucket to the
freezer.
check the
water level
If you use all the ice at once, you must
repeat Steps 2 and 3 on the previous
page. However, only wait 8 hours before
dispensing the first 4 to 6 ice cubes. This
will replenish the ice cubes and ensure
maximum ice production.
Test button
• If ice doesn’t come out, pull out the
ice bucket and press the test button
located on the right side of ice maker.
• Do not press the test button continuously
when the tray is filled with ice or water.
Water may overflow or ice may jam the bucket.
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Crushed Ice feature, a small amount of residual
crushed ice might be produced.
• After Water Dispenser Installation, press the
dispenser arm for at least 2 minutes to remove
trapped air from the water line and to fill the
water system.
• Do not pull the lever out. You could damage or
break the lever’s spring.
• To clean the ice bin/bucket, wash with a mild
detergent, rinse well, and dry thoroughly it. Do
not use harsh or abrasive cleaners or solvents.
Using the ice off Function
CAUTION
1.
2.
3.
•
•
• Normal Use
To fill the ice bucket to maximum capacity
after installation, follow these steps:
Allow your refrigerator to operate and cool
down for 24 hours (or 1 full day).
Waiting 24 hours will allow your ice maker to
cool properly.
Dispense 4 to 6 ice cubes into the glass.
After 8, and then 16 hours, dispense a full
glass of ice.
When you press the Test button, you will hear
the refrigerator chime (ding-dong). When the
chime sounds, release the Test button.
The chime sounds automatically again to let
you know the ice maker is working well.
CAUTION
If a power failure occurs, ice cubes may
melt then freeze together when the power
comes back on, causing the dispenser to
be out of order.
To prevent this problem, after a power
failure, pull out the ice bucket and discard
the residual ice or water.
When you select the Ice Off mode, remove all ice
cubes from the bucket. If you are not using the ice
dispenser, the ice cubes may clump together.
Pull the lock lever forward to remove the bucket.
Throw away the ice cubes or clumped ice. Push
the bucket back until you hear a click.
Use only the ice maker provided with
the refrigerator. The water supply to
this refrigerator must only be installed/
connected by a suitably qualified person.
Connect to a potable water supply only.
To operate the ice maker properly, water pressure
of 138 ~ 862Kpa is required.
If you have a long vacation or business trip and
won’t use the water or ice dispensers for a long
time:
- Close the water valve. Otherwise, water
leakage may occur.
- Remove all food.
- Unplug the refrigerator.
- Wipe excess moisture from inside and leave
the doors open. Otherwise, odor and mold
may develop.
Do not put your fingers, hands or any other
unsuitable objects in the chute or ice-maker
bucket.
- It may result in personal injury or material
damage.
Never put your finger or any other objects in the
dispenser opening.
- It may cause injury.
CAUTION
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Do not try to disassemble the ice maker.
Do not wash or spray the ice bucket with water
while it is in the refrigerator. Remove it to clean
it.
CAUTION
When you insert the Ice maker tray, be
sure that the tray is well centered at the
entrance.
Otherwise, the tray may be stuck.
Water clouding phenomenon
All water provided to the refrigerator flows
through the core filter which is an alkaline
water filter. In the filtering process, the
pressure of the water that has flowed out
of the filter is increased, and the water
becomes saturated with oxygen and
nitrogen. When this water flows out into
the air, the pressure plummets and the
oxygen and nitrogen get supersaturated,
which results in gas bubbles. The water
may temporarily look misty or cloudy due
to these oxygen bubbles. After a few
seconds, the water will look clear.
Please wait 1 second before removing
the cup after dispensing water to prevent
spills. Do not pull out the lever dispenser
after dispensing ice or water. It comes
back automatically. Ice is made in cubes.
When you select “Crushed”, the ice maker
grinds the ice cubes into crushed ice.
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PARTS AND FEATURES
Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features of the refrigerator.
Interlocking switch
Light
Door Closer
Cover Eva
Right Door Bins
Slide-Shelf
Cap Chute
Tempered glass
shelves
Light
Quick-Space
Glass Shelf
Cover Veg
Vertical Hinged
Section
Mid Door Bins
Vegetable & Fruit
Drawers
Water Filter
Left Door Bins
02 OPERATING
FF Ice-Maker
Dis Door Bins
Light
Light
Light
Flex Zone
Auto Pull Out
Drawer
Freezer Drawer
Bin
When closing the door, make sure the Vertical Hinged Section is in the correct position to avoid
scratching the other door.
If the Vertical Hinged Section is reversed, put it back to the right position and close the door.
Moisture may appear at times on the Vertical Hinged Section.
The door handle may become loose over time. If this happens, tighten the bolts found on the
inside of the door.
If you close one door with a lot of force, the other door may open.
When the door opens, the interlock switch automatically turns off the auger motor in the ice
maker for safety reasons.
When the interior or exterior LED lamp has gone out, please contact your service agents.
To get the best energy efficiency of this product, please leave all selves, drawers and baskets on
their original position like as above illustration.
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USING FLEX ZONE
The Flex Zone is a full-width drawer with an
adjustable temperature control. You can use the
Flex Zone for large party trays, deli items, wines,
pizzas, beverages, or miscellaneous items. There
is a temperature sensor which lets you adjust
the amount of cold air allowed into the Zone.
The control buttons are located on the cap door
center.
• Press the Temp button repeatedly until your
desired mode is lit.
• Each time you press the Temp button, you
change the mode in this order: Meat/Fish
mode, Cold Drinks mode, Deli/Snack, Wine/
Party Dishes mode. Initially, the Cold Drinks
mode is selected. The refrigerator will adjust
the temperature in the Flex Zone automatically
to the temperature you selected.
• The Flex Zone Temp. Display may change
depending on the number of items inside,
where they are located, the ambient
temperature, and how often the door is
opened.
Wine
Party Dishes
• wine
• cocktails
• cakes
• cheeses
Deli
Snacks
• pineapples
• lemons
• biscuits
• potatoes
Cold
Drinks
• bottled water
• juice
• soft drinks
• beer
Meat
Fish
• steaks
• cold cuts
• bacon
• chili dogs
Fruit and vegetables may be damaged
under the “Meat Fish” setting.
Do not store lettuce or other leafy produce
in the Flex Zone.
CAUTION
Do not store glass bottles in the Flex Zone
under the “Cold Drinks” or “Meat/Fish”
setting.
If they are frozen, they can break and
cause personal injury.
REMOVING THE
REFRIGERATOR ACCESSORIES
1. Door Bins & Dairy Compartment
Selection Button
(1)
1. When “Wine/Party Dishes” is selected, the
temperature of Flex Zone will be kept around
5°C. This feature helps keep food fresh for a
long time.
2. When “Deli/Snack” is selected, the
temperature of Flex Zone will be kept around
3°C. This feature helps keep food fresh for a
longer time.
(2)
• Door Bins (1)
To remove - Simply lift the bin up and pull straight
out.
To relocate - Slide it in above the desires location
and push down until it stops.
• Door Bins (2)
To remove - Take the right side of the bin out by
lifting it obliquely along the guide and then, take
the left side out by pulling it from the door.
To relocate - Slide it into the original location and
push down until it is sticks.
3. When “Cold Drink” is selected, the
temperature of Flex Zone will be kept around
1°C. This feature also helps keep drinks cold
and refreshing.
4. When “Meat/Fish” is selected, the
temperature of Flex Zone will be kept around
-1°C. This feature also helps keep meat or fish
fresh for a longer time.
CAUTION
Injury may occur if the door bins are not
firmly assembled.
Do not allow children to play with bins.
Sharp corners of the bins may cause
injury.
Do not adjust a bin full of food. Remove
the food first.
Dust removal method - Remove the guard
and wash in water.
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2. Tempered Glass shelves
To remove - Tilt up the front of the shelf in the
direction shown ( 1 ) and lift it up vertically ( 2 ).
Pull the shelf out.
To relocate - 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 can drop into the slots.
The Tempered Glass shelves are heavy.
Use special care when removing them.
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1. Refer to page 7 for disassembly instructions.
2. Open the cover housing with a flat-blade
screwdriver.
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CAUTION
When the Flex Zone or LED lighting are not
working, check the connectors [ ( 1 ), ( 2 )
shown below] for cracks or leaks.
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2
3. Vegetable & Fruit Drawers
To remove - Pull the drawer out to full extension.
Tilt up the front of the drawer and pull straight out.
To relocate - Insert the drawer into the frame rails
and push back into place.
CAUTION
The drawers need to be removed before
the glass shelf above them can be lifted
out.
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Using the doors
4. Flex Zone
To remove the Flex Zone – Pull the Flex door out
to full extension. Lift the Flex Zone up, pulling it to
your body with both hands.
To relocate the Flex Zone – Open the Flex door
to full extension. Tilt the front of the Flex Zone up,
place the back of the Flex Zone onto the rails, and
then lower the front until the whole Zone rests on
the rails.
Ensure that the doors close all the way and are
securely sealed.
When the refrigerator door is only partially open,
it will automatically close. But, the door will stay
open when opened more than the auto close
range and you must close it manually.
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REMOVING THE FREEZER
ACCESSORIES
WARNING
• If trapped inside, children may be injured
or suffocate to death.
1. Freeze room Guard
To remove - Remove the freeze room guard ( 1 )
by lifting the guard up.
To replace - Push down until the guard ( 1 ) locks
into place.
1
2. Super Extended Drawer
To remove - Pull the drawer out to full extension.
Tilt up the rear of the drawer and lift straight out.
To relocate - Place the drawer onto the rails ( 4 )
by tilting it up. Lower the drawer into place until it
is horizontal and slide the drawer ( 3 ) in.
CLEANING THE
REFRIGERATOR
Caring for your Samsung French Door Refrigerator
prolongs the life of your appliance and helps keep
the refrigerator free of odor and germs.
Cleaning the Interior
Clean the inside walls and accessories with a mild
detergent and then wipe dry with a soft cloth.
You can remove the drawers and shelves for a
more thorough cleaning.
Just make sure to dry drawers and shelves before
putting them back into place.
3
4
3. Freezer Drawer
To remove the freezer drawer - Pull the freezer
drawer out fully. Tilt up the rear of the bin and lift it
out to remove.
To relocate the freezer drawer - Place the bin
into the rail assembly.
CAUTION
Do not allow babies or children go inside
the freezer drawer. They could damage the
refrigerator and seriously injure themselves.
Do not sit on the freezer door. The door
may break.
Do not allow children to climb into the
freezer drawer.
Cleaning the Exterior
Wipe the control panel and digital display with
a damp, clean, soft cloth. Do not spray water
directly on the surface of the refrigerator.
The doors, handles and cabinet surfaces should
be cleaned with a mild detergent and then wiped
dry with a soft cloth.
To keep your appliance looking its best, polish the
exterior once or twice a year.
Do not remove the divider.
CAUTION
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CAUTION
Do not spray water directly on the
refrigerator.
Use a clean, damp cloth to clean.
CAUTION
Do not use benzene, thinner, or Clorox for
cleaning. They may damage the surface of
the appliance and may cause a fire.
You can erase the printed
letters on the display if you
apply stainless cleaner
directly to the area where
the letters are printed.
To keep cords and exposed parts free of dust and
dirt accumulation.
Vacuum the rear side of the appliance once or
twice a year.
CAUTION
Do not remove the back cover ( 1 ).
You could suffer an electric shock.
1
Cleaning the Ice / Water Dispenser
Push down one end of the tray dispenser and
remove it. Wipe the Ice / Water Dispenser with a
clean and soft cloth.
CAUTION
02 OPERATING
CAUTION
Cleaning the rear side of the
refrigerator
When using the crushed
ice selection from the
dispenser some residual
ice chips may start to
collect in the ice chute.
To prevent that residual
ice from melting and
running out of the chute
you should clean out the
residual ice when you
see it start to collect in the ice chute.
Cleaning the Rubber door seals
If the rubber door seals are dirty, the doors may
not close properly, and the refrigerator will not
operate efficiently. Keep the door seals free of
dust or stains by cleaning the doors with a mild
detergent and damp cloth. Wipe dry with a clean,
soft cloth.
CAUTION
Do not clean the refrigerator with benzene,
thinner, or car detergent due to risk of fire.
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Troubleshooting
PROBLEM
The refrigerator
does not work at
all or it does not
chill sufficiently.
SOLUTION
• Check that the power plug is properly connected.
• Check if the set temperature on the digital display is warmer than the freezer or fridge
inner temperature. If it is, set the refrigerator colder.
• Is the refrigerator in direct sunlight or located near a heat source?
• Is the back of the refrigerator too close to the wall, preventing proper ventilation?
The food in the
fridge is frozen.
•
•
•
•
You hear unusual
noise or sounds.
• Check that the refrigerator is level and stable.
• Is the back of the refrigerator too close to the wall, preventing proper ventilation?
Try moving the back of the refrigerator at least 2 inches from the wall.
• Was anything dropped behind or under the refrigerator?
• A “ticking” sound is heard from inside the refrigerator. It is normal and occurs because
various accessories are contracting or expanding according to the temperature of the
refrigerator interior.
• If it sounds as if something is hitting something else inside the refrigerator, this is normal.
The sound is caused by the compressor operating at high capacity.
The cabinet-door
sealing area of the
appliance is hot
and condensation
is occurring.
Ice Maker is not
producing ice.
Check if the set temperature on the digital display is too low.
Try setting the refrigerator to a warmer temperature.
Is the temperature in the room too low? Set the refrigerator warmer.
Did you store the food which is juicy in the coldest part of the refrigerator? Try moving
those items to the other shelves in the fridge instead of keeping them in the colder
areas or bins.
• Some heat is normal as anti-condensators are installed in the vertical hinged section of
the refrigerator to prevent condensation.
• Is the refrigerator door ajar? Condensation can occur when you leave the door open for
a long time.
•
•
•
•
Did you wait for 12 hours after installation of the water supply line before making ice?
Is the water line connected and the shut-off valve opened?
Did you manually stop the ice making function?
Is the freezer temperature too warm? Try setting the freezer temperature lower.
You can hear
water bubbling in
the refrigerator.
• This is normal. The bubbling comes from refrigerant circulating through the refrigerator.
There is a bad
smell in the
refrigerator.
• Check for spoiled food.
• Foods with strong odors (for example, fish) should be tightly covered.
• Clean out your freezer periodically and throw away any spoiled or suspicious food.
Frost forms on
the walls of the
freezer.
• Is the air vent blocked? Remove any obstructions so air can circulate freely.
• Allow sufficient space between the stored foods for efficient air circulation.
• Is the freezer drawer closed properly?
Water dispenser
is not functioning.
•
•
•
•
Auto close
system does not
work with the
freezer door.
• Is there an imbalance between the right and left parts of the door?
• Open and close the door smoothly 1~2 times. After you do this, the auto close system
usually works properly again.
• Try opening the door smoothly to avoid unbalancing the right part and the left part of
the door.
Is the water line connected and the shut-off valve opened?
Has the water supply line tubing been crushed or kinked?
Make sure the tubing is free and clear of any obstruction.
Is the water tank frozen because the fridge temperature is too low?
Try selecting a warmer setting on the Digital display.
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Ambient Room Temperature Limits
This refrigerator is designed to operate in ambient temperatures specified by its temperature
class marked on the rating plate.
Class
Symbol
Ambient Temperature range (°C)
Extended Temperate
SN
+10 to +32
Temperate
N
+16 to +32
Subtropical
ST
+16 to +38
Tropical
T
+16 to +43
Internal temperatures may be affected by such factors as the location of the refrigerator,
ambient temperature and the frequency with which you open the door. Adjust the
temperature as required to compensate for these factors.
English
Correct Disposal of This Product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection
systems)
This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its
electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with
other household waste at the end of their working life. To prevent possible harm to the
environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these
items from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the sustainable
reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or
their local government office, for details of where and how they can take these items for
environmentally safe recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the
purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with
other commercial wastes for disposal.
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