LG GC-051SA Owner's Manual

LG GC-051SA Owner's Manual
INSTALLATION
CONTENTS
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FEATURE CHART
OPERATION
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4
5
Starting
Temperature
Ice
Control
Making
Defrosting
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING
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GENERAL INFORMATION
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 IN TECHNOLOGY.
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY SATISFIED WITH IT'S 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. Select
a
good location.
refrigerator where
Place your
2. Avoid
placing the unit
sunlight or moisture.
near
it is easy to
5. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and
all dust accumulated during shipping.
use.
heat sources, direct
6. Install accessories such
more
The
the
and 2 inches
the
or
should be elevated 1 inch from
vibrations, the unit
refrigerator
must be level.
Your
required, adjust the leveling screw to
compensate for unevenness of the floor.
The front should be slightly higher than the rear
to aid in door closing.
Leveling screw can be turned easily by tipping
the cabinet slightly.
Turn the leveling screw clockwise to raise the
to lower it.
3
on
the
cooling.
refrigerator is now ready
ensure
If
unit, counterclockwise
outlet.
Check the flow of cold air
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
4. To avoid
same
8. Prior to use, leave your
hours.
from the wall.
refrigerator
tray, shelf, etc.,
7. Connect the power supply cord (or plug) to the
outlet. Don't double up with other appliances on
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch or greater
refrigerator
ice
off
in their proper places.They are packed together
to prevent possible damage during shipment.
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
clearance above the
as
wipe
on
for 2
evaporator
proper
for
use.
or
to
3
FEATURE CHART
Evaporator
Thermostat Dial
For controlling the
temperature
in the refrigerator.
Ice
Tray
Drip Tray
& Shelf
Catches the water that
drips
evaporator when
defrosting, and have full width
Magnetic
off the
and
can
Door Seal
Door Rack
slide out.
Leveling
4
Screw
OPERATION
STARTING
When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it 2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
prior to filling it with fresh food.
If
operation
is
interrupted,
allow
a
5 minute
delay
before
operating temperature
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Your
the
5
4
Initially,
6
the control to
1
0
7
ICE MAKING
To make ice
To
the
cubes, fill
evaporator.
remove
ice
the ice
tray
with water and
cubes, hold the tray
place
at its ends and twist
gently.
TIP
To
remove
tray
before
ice cubes
let you
regulate
mid-position.
temperatures, adjust the control to a
higher number, and for warmer temperatures, adjust
2
on
set the control at
For colder
3
it
refrigerator has a control that
temperature in the refrigerator.
easily,
run
water
on
the
twisting.
5
a
lower number.
OPERATION
DEFROSTING
It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to
The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed
efficient
ensure
a
quarter
of
an
operation.
inch(6mm)
before
defrosting.
To
defrost,
turn the control to '0'.
Before you start the
proper
position.
When
defrosting
is
defrosting operation,
completed,
Turn the control dial to
a
CAUTION: Never
remove
desired
the
food from the
evaporator
drip tray, empty water, dry
and
and
put
place
the
drip tray
it back to its normal
in its
position.
position.
any sharp
evaporator.
use
from the
remove
or
metallic instruments to
remove
ice, frost
or
ice
tray
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Storing fresh food in the refrigerator,
maintaining its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
higher
prior
to
and how food is frozen and thawed is
easily
at low
storing. Placing
temperatures,
hot food in the
such
as
an
important
factor in
bananas, pineapples, and melons.
refrigerator
could
spoil
other
food, and lead
electric bills!
When
storing, wrap food in vinyl, or place in a covered container.
evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients.
Do not open the door
to rise.
frequently. Opening
the door lets
warm
This
prevents
air enter the
moisture from
refrigerator, causing
temperatures
Do not store bottles
Always
the
evaporator
-
they
may break when frozen.
clean food
food should be
Ice
on
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
making compartment
is for
making
ice
only.
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be washed and
wiped,
and
packed
CLEANING
It is important that your refrigerator be kept clean to
prevent undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
INTERIOR
Regular cleaning of the interior and
parts is recommended. Disconnect the
power supply, and remove food and shelves, trays
etc. Wash all compartment and shelves, trays etc.
with a baking soda solution. Rinse and dry.
scouring pads, brushes, coarse
strong alkaline solutions on
or
any surface.
WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
damp
Always remove 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
from getting into any electrical part and
causing a electric shock. Do not use
flammable or toxic cleaning liquids.
or
hands.
EXTERIOR
-
interior
-
Use
a
lukewarm solution of mild soap
detergent to clean the durable finish of your
refrigerator. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth and
then dry.
or
GENERAL INFORMATION
VACATION TIME
IF YOU MOVE
During average length vacations, you will probably
find it best to leave the refrigerator in operation.
inside the
When you
remove all
plan
the interior
thoroughly,
prevent
to be away for
an
extended
Remove
To avoid
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
the way into the base.
and leave the door OPEN to
odor formation.
POWER FAILURE
Most power failures are corrected in 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.
failures of
on
top
of
longer duration, place
your frozen packages.
During
a
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw, turn them
or
power
block of dry ice
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all
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
ABOUT GROUNDING
If
In the event of
connect the
possible,
to its
In order to
appliance
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the power supply cord of this appliance is
damaged, it must only be replaced in a repair
the
appointed by
purpose tools
are
Improper
empty refrigerator
a
attraction to children. Remove
latch, lid
or
this
use
of the
grounding plug can result in an
a qualified electrician or
if the grounding instructions are not
completely understood, or if you have doubts
appliance is properly grounded.
on
whether the
required.
be
prevent possible electric shock,
grounded.
must be
service person
shop
manufacturer, because special
can
an
electric shock. Consult
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
(EARTHING)
electric short
circuit, grounding
(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by
providing an escape wire for the electric current.
refrigerator
individual electrical outlet to prevent it and other
appliances or household lights from causing an
overload that could cause a power interruption.
own
dangerous
either gasket,
appliance
must be
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
take some other action to make it
appliance,or
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
SERVICE CALLS CAN OFTEN BE AVOIDED!
IF YOU FEEL YOUR REFRIGERATOR IS NOT OPERATING
CAUSES FIRST
PROPERLY, CHECK THESE POSSIBLE
:
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
REFRIGERATOR DOES
Has
NOT OPERATE
Has the power cord plug been removed
from the electrical wall outlet?
TEMPERATURE
Temperature control not set on proper position.
Appliance is placed close to wall or heat source.
Warm weather-frequent door openings.
Door left open for a long time.
Large amount of foods are kept in the refrigerator.
TOO WARM
ABNORMAL
NOISE(S)
a
house fuse blown
or
circuit breaker
Refrigerator is installed in a weak or
leveling screw needs adjusting.
tripped?
or
loosened
uneven
place
or
Unnecessary objects placed
refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may have been left
strong
in the back side of the
odors should be
tightly
covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
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cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
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