Table of contents Introduction Entry Important safety instruction Identification of parts Installation Where to install Door removal Door replacement Feed water pipe installation Height adjustment Operation Starting Adjusting the temperatures and functions (Dispenser / Automatic ice maker) Refreshment center (Applicable Shelf some (Applicable Wine holder to (Applicable Egg box (Applicable Humidity control Convert into a Deodorizer to vegetable or models to some some in the Miracle Zone Suggestion food on models models storage to Care and maintenance (Applicable Storing foods How to dismantle parts General information Cleaning Trouble shooting only) only) compartment (Applicable some at Miracle Zone Location of foods only) only) models Miracle Zone Temperature Transition Corner Temperature Change models some vegetable compartment meat (Applicable to to some models only) only) (Applicable to some models only) (Applicable to some to models some only) models only) Introduction Entry The model and serial numbers case or back of refrigerator unique to this unit and not available to others. You should record requested information here and retain this guide as a permanent record of your purchase. Staple your receipt here. are found Date of Dealer purchase purchased are : from : Dealer address : Dealer phone : Model no. Serial the inner on compartment of this unit. These numbers no. : no. : Important safety instruction Before it is used, this refrigerator must be properly installed and located in accordance with the installation instructions in this document. Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling it straight out from the outlet. on the power cord. Always grip plug firmly and pull When moving your appliance away from the wall, be careful not to roll cord or to damage it in any way. After your refrigerator is in operation, over the power do not touch the cold surfaces in the freezer are damp or wet. Skin could adhere to compartment, particularly when your hands these extremely cold surfaces. Unplug the power cord from the power outlet for cleaning or other requirements. Never touch it with wet hands because you can get an electric shock or be hurt. Never damage, process, severely bend, pull out, or twist the power cord because damage the power cord may cause a fire or electric shock. You have doubts on whether the appliance is properly grounded. Never place glass products in the freezer because when their contents are frozen. they may be broken due to expansion Never allow your hands within the ice storage bin of the automatic ice maker. You could be hurt by the operation of the automatic ice maker. The is not intended for appliance supervision. Young children should be use supervised by young children to ensure that or infirm persons without they do not play with the appliance. Never allow anyone to climb, sit, stand or hang on the refreshment center door. These actions may damage the refrigerator and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury. Don't 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 could cause a power outage. Accessibility of Supply Plug Supply Cord Replacement The refrigerator-freezer should be so positioned quick disconnection when accident happens. If the agent Warning supply plug is accessible for supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard. Do not It will 3 that the or extend the Power Cord electric shock or fire. modify cause length. its service Introduction Child entrapment DANGER: Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer : Take off the doors but leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside. The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without warning supervision. Young children Don't store Don't store any other Grounding (Earthing) supervised gasoline appliance. or use In the event of shock should be an or to ensure that they do other flammable vapor and not liquids play with in the the appliance. vicinity of this or electric short circuit, grounding (earthing) reduces the risk of electric an escape wire for the electric current. by providing In order to must be grounded grounding plug can result in an electric shock. Consult a qualified electrician or service person if the grounding instructions are not completely understood, or if you have doubts on whether the appliance is properly grounded. improper prevent possible electric shock, this appliance use of the Identification of parts Freezer Refrigerator compartment compartment Milk Space plus product Shelf Wine holder Door rack (Plastic or wire) Automatic ice maker Door rack (1piece Lamp or 2piece) Shelf Snack drawer or (Optional) Shelf (Folding or Normal) Refreshment center Shelf (steel corner Lamp (Optional) Egg box glass) Door rack Shelf (1piece or 2piece) Vegetable (1or2) drawer Door rack Door rack Humidity switch Drawer Miracle Zone (Optional) Fresh compartment (Optional) Door rack Lower Conversion switch cover (Meats/Vegetables) (Optional) NOTE ? 4 If you found some parts missing from your unit, they may be parts only used in other models. (i.c. the "Refreshment center" is not included in all models) Installation Where to Install 1. Place your Select a good location appliance where it is easy to use. 2. Avoid direct placing the unit near heat sunlight or moisture. 3. Air must circulate properly around your to ensure efficient appliance your appliance area is placed in a operation. If recessed in the wall, allow at least (30 cm) appliance sources, a 12 Inches greater clearance above the and 2 inches (5 cm) or more or from the wall. The appliance should be (2.5 cm) from the floor, is carpeted. elevated 1 inch especially if it 4. To avoid vibrations, the 5. Don't install the This Disposal of the old appliance appliance which All the and are must be leveled. below 5∞C. It may contains fluid cause affect the (refrigerant, lubricant)and recyclable. performance. is made of parts and materials materials should be sent to the collection center of waste material be reused after rework local agency. 5 appliance reusable and/or important can appliance (recycling). For take back, please contact with the Installation Door removal Warning Electric Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator before installing. Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury. If your access door is too narrow to pass for the the refrigerator through, refrigerator door and pass the refrigerator laterally. Remove lower cover and then feed water tube remove Lower Remove the lower cover by lifting upward, and remove clip, and then pull up the feed water tube while pressing area shown in the figure to the right. Feed water tube NOTE ? If a tube end is deformed or abraded, cut the part away. Hinge cover Remove the freezer 1) Removing the hinge cover by loosening the screws. Separate all connection wires except for the earth line after. compartment Upper hinge door 2) Connection wires Earth line Keeper Remove the keeper by rotating it counter clockwise ( ) and then lifting the upper hinge up ( ). Upper hinge NOTE ? 3) When removing the upper hinge, be careful that the door does not fall forwards . Remove the freezer compartment door by it upward. This time, the door should be lifted enough for the feed water pipe tube to be completely pulled out. lifting Lower hinge NOTE ? Move the it Remove the 1) refrigerator door refrigerator compartment door passing through the access door and lay down, but be careful not to damage the feed water pipe tube. Loosen the hinge cover screws and remove the cover. Remove connection wire, if any, except for the earth line. Connection wires 2) Remove keeper by rotating it clockwise ( ) and then remove the upper hinge by lifting Upper hinge itup( ). 3) Remove the refrigerator compartment door it up. by lifting 6 Lower hinge Keeper cover Installation Pass the Pass the door refrigerator as refrigerator laterally through right figure. Door access replacement Mount them in the door. Feed water Before installation the shown in the reverse pipe sequence of removal after they pass through the access installation Automatic ice maker operation needs water pressure of 147~834kPa (1.5~8.5 2 kgf/cm ) (That is, an instant paper cup (180 cc) will be fully filled within 3 sec.). If water pressure does not reach the rating 147 kPa (1.5 kgf/cm 2 ) or below, it is necessary to purchase a separate pressure pump for normal automatic icing and cool water feed. Keep the total length of the feed water pipe tube within 8 m and be careful for the tube not be bent. If the tube is 8 m or longer it may cause trouble in water feed owing to the drain water pressure. Install the feed water Connect to Warning potable pipe water tube at a place free from heat. supply only. Refer to instructions with water filter kit for installation. 7 Installation Height adjustment If the freezer Level the door by inserting flat and rotate it clockwise compartment door screw ( type) driver into the groove of ( ). - the left height adjusting is lower than the refrigerator compartment door If the freezer Level the door compartment door is higher than the refrigerator compartment door After adjusting leveling the door height The the flat ( type) driver into the groove of the and rotate it clockwise ( ). by inserting screw - right height refrigerator doors will close smoothly by heightening the front side by adjusting height adjusting screw. If the doors do not close correctly, performance may be affected. 1. Next Wipe off all dust accumulated during shipping and clean your appliance thoroughly. 2. Install accessories such proper places. They are as the ice cube box, cover evaporating tray, etc., in their packed together to prevent possible damage during shipping. 3. Connect the power supply cord appliances on the same outlet. 8 (or plug) to the outlet. Don't double up with other Operation Starting When your refrigerator is first installed, allow it to stabilize at normal operating temperatures for 2-3 hours prior to filling it with fresh or frozen foods. If operation is interrupted, wait 5 minutes before restarting. Adjusting the temperatures and 9 functions Operation You can adjust temperature of and freezer room Optional adjust the temperature in Type-1 and refrigerator Type-2 room. Type-3 How to FREEZER the freezer FRZ compartment TEMP 0 0 0 0 0 Middle(-19 C) Middle strong(-22 C) Strong(-23 C) Weak(-15 C) Middle weak(-17 C) Optional adjust the temperature in the refrigerator compartment Type-1 Type-2 Type-3 How to REFRIGERATOR REF TEMP 0 0 0 0 0 Middle(3 C) Middle strong(2 C) Strong(0 C) Weak(6 C) Middle weak(4 C) pressing button, setting is repeated in the order (Middle Strong) (Strong) (Weak) (Middle Weak). Whenever of (Middle) The actual inner temperature varies depending on the food status, as the indicated setting temperature is a target temperature, not actual temperature within refrigerator. Refrigeration function is weak in the initial time. Please adjust temperature above after using refrigerator for minimum 2~3days. Dispenser You use selection can select water or ice. <Type-1,2> Please select water, slice ice and square ice button as you desire. by pressing Please press the push button catching and pushing in cup. lightly by function, "Tak!" sounds if 5 seconds pass after ice Pressing out. It is sound that the outlet of ice is closed. ? Reference : Please wait for 2-3 seconds in order to take final ice slices or out cup from the ice or water. 10 <Type-3> CUBE CUBE WATER WATER CRUSH CRUSH DISPENSER The border line is indicated for the selected comes as drops of water when taking pressing switches after taking Switch Operation automatically make 8 pieces of ice cubes at anyone time, pieces per day. However these quantities may vary according to certain conditions. E.g. the duration and amount of times the refrigerator door is opened. Automatic ice maker The icemaker can approximately 80 The Ice making proceeds automatically when ceases the ice storage bin is full. If you choose not to use the automatic ice making function, repositioned the icemaker selection switch to the off position or the on position for reselection. Note: The manual selection function is only applicable to some models only. NOTE ? It is normal that noise is a produced when ice made is dropped into the ice storage bin. Ice is When ice maker does not operate lumped together When ice is lumped together, take the ice lumps out of the ice storage bin, break them into small pieces, and then place them into the ice storage bin again. When the ice maker produces too small or lumped together ice, the amount of water supplied to the ice maker need to adjusted. Contact the service center. smoothly If ice is not used frequently, it may lump together. Power failure Ice may drop into the freezer compartment. Take the ice storage bin out and discard all the ice then dry it and place it back. After the machine is powered again, crushed ice will be automatically selected. The unit is newly installed It takes about 12 hours for a newly installed compartment. Express Please select this function for prompt freezer. freezer "On" is repeated whenever button. The arrow pressing graphic remains at the On selecting Special Refrigeration mark status when "On". Super freezer function automatically turns off if a fixed time passes. This button stops operation of different button. Lock Locking or Release is repeated whenever pressing the Pressing the other button when selecting . 'LOCK', the button does 11 not operate. refrigerator to make ice in the freezer Operation The other functions Door open warning 3 times of warning sounds at the interval of 30 seconds if a minute passes with the door of refrigerator and the hombar door opened or completely closed. Please contact with the local service center if the door. warning continue to sound even after closing Diagnosis (failure detection) function automatically detects failure when failure is found in product during refrigerator. If failure occurs at product, it does not operate though pressing any button and normal indication is not done. In this case, do not turn power off but immediately contact with the local service center. A lot of time are need for service engineer to detect the failed part if turning it off. Diagnosis the of use Water is cooled while stored in the water tank in the How ice/cold water is function then sent to the supplied and dispenser. Ice is made in the automatic ice maker and sent to the or refrigerator compartment, dispenser divided into crushed cubed form ice. NOTE ? It is normal that the water is not very cold at first. If you want colder water, add ice into the How to glass. Select one among crushed ice, water, and cubed ice and switch with a glass or other container. use dispenser Cubed ice Water the water 12 button. Water will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. selection button. Cubed ice will be dispensed by pressing switch with a the push glass. push Light the crushed ice indicating lamp by pressing the selection Light indicating lamp by pressing the ? the Crushed ice the cubed ice Light indicating lamp by pressing the selection ? slightly press ? button. C rushed ice will be dispensed by pressing the push switch with a glass. Operation As demonstrated below, it displays the months left in units of 30 days until the filter replacement is required, starting from when the refrigerator power usage is authorized. 6 Filter condition (filter replacement cycle) display will appear After 6 months, the following sentence and LED. of the "Press for 3 seconds after part replacing filter" function (Applicable to models only) on the filter condition After 6 months have passed, and if the filter has been replaced or you want to reset the filter condition display, press the filter replacement button for more than 3 seconds and it will reset to the initial Power On state. some <Type After 6 months have on the display. <Type Cautions - passed - 1> the filter change icon will appear 2> Throw away the ice (about 20 refrigerator installation. pieces) and water (about 7 glasses) first made after The first ice and water may include particles or odor from the feed water pipe or feed water box. This is necessary in case that the refrigerator has not been used for a long time. Keep children away from the dispenser. Children may push switch incorrectly bad or damage lamps. Be careful that food is not block the ice passage. If foods are placed at the entrance of ice passage, ice may not be dispensed. The ice passage may also be covered with ice powder if splinter ice is used only. This time, remove the ice powder accumulated. Never store beverage cans or other foods in ice storage bin for the purpose of rapid cooling. Such actions may damage the automatic ice maker. Never use thin crystal glass or crockery to collect ice. Such glasses or containers may be broken. Put ice first into Water may be Never touch Touch may Never a glass before filling water or other beverages. splashed if ice is added to existing liquid in a glass. a hand cause a remove or other tools on ice outlet. part breakage the ice maker Sometimes level the surface or hand injury. cover. so that the ice storage bin is fully filled with ice. Ice is piled up just near the ice maker. So, such status may be considered, by the ice maker, that the ice storage bin is fully filled and ice making operation may stop. If discolored ice is dispensed, immediately contact service center, stopping use. Never use Ice may be the 13 deep glass. in ice passage and, thus, the jammed glass at a proper distance from Keep glass too A too narrow or refrigerator may be ice outlet. close to the outlet may hinder ice from coming out. failed. Operation Refreshment center How to Open use (Applicable to some models only) the refreshment center door. You can access the refreshment center without opening refrigerator door and thus saving electricity. Inner lamp is lit in refrigerator compartment when the refreshment center door opens. Thus it is easy to identify the contents. Never Use the refreshment center door as a stand use the refreshment center door as a take care not to damage it chopping board and with sharp tools. Never rest your arms or severely press on it. The refreshment center can not function normally without the cover. Never take out the inner refreshment center cover Never place items on the refreshment center door or allow children to hang it on. Not only can the refreshment center door may be damaged, but also children may be hurt. heavy 14 Operation Shelf Slide-Under Shelf You (Applicable to some models only) store taller items such as a can gallon container or bottles by simply pushing front half of shelf underneath back half of shelf. Pull toward you to return to Wine holder adjustment (Type 1) (Applicable to some models only) Bottles laterally with can This In can case be stored corner. be attached to any shelf. of the wine holder inserting Pull the wine holder downward after upward as In of case as anchoring by catching it in in . the wine holder separating Pull the wine holder inward holding Bottles it : in it into the side inserting part of the shelf as upward can as in be stored as in laterally with : after by catching it. this wine rack. Egg You box (Applicable to some models only) can move the egg box to wherever you want. [Type-1] [Type-2] NOTE ? ? 15 Never use the egg box as an ice storage bin. It Never store the egg box in the freezer can be broken. compartment or fresh in full shelf. Wine holder this wine (Type 2) a compartment. Operation in the Humidity control vegetable compartment The humidity can be controlled by adjusting left/right when storing vegetables or fruits. the humidity control switch to the High humidity HUMIDITY CONTROL HIGH Low LOW humidity HUMIDITY CONTROL HIGH LOW Convert into a vegetable or meat compartment (Applicable to some models only) The bottom drawer in the refrigerator can be converted into a vegetable or meat compartment The meat compartment maintains the temperature at a lower point than the refrigerator compartment so that meat or fish can be stored fresh longer. NOTE ? Vegetables or fruits are compartment. So, be Deodorizer frozen if the conversion switch is set to meats sure to check it before storing foods. (Applicable to some models only) This system efficiently absorbs strong odors by using the optical catalyst. This system does hot have any affect on stored food. How to use the Since it is installed deodorizing system the already installed onto the cool air intake duct refrigerator compartment, you need no separate installation. Please from the from closed containers to store food with pungent odors. Otherwise, this oder can be absorbed by other food in the compartment. 16 use Operation Miracle Zone Temperature Transition Corner (Applicable to some models only) By pressing fruits or the button, store vegetables, other types of food such be defrosted, raw fish, meat to as etc. Temperature Change at Miracle Zone (Applicable to some models only) Method to Use You can select optimum temperature range depending stored. - on types of foods 3-step of temperature selection including -3°C, -1°C and 4°C is available. Vegetables/fruits and cold storage foods requiring humidity maintenance and meats/fishes be more freshly stored can depending When using the Miracle Zone may be frozen as on type of foods stored. storage room of meats, storing vegetables When using the Miracle Zone as storage room of meats, keeping meats may be spoiled and thus meats or fishes must be kept at the F-room. If opening a door of the R-room, off if closing it. lamp turns on in the selected status and (Vegetable/Fruit) (Cold storage while maintaining humidity) (Meat) sequentially repeated whenever pressing the "Selection" button. Miracle Zone When removing Miracle Zone First, remove the bin. vegetable After lifting the Miracle Zone inside and pull it outward case Fit the Miracle Zone slide it in to the slightly , reach gently When forced, the 17 case on ledge and . connecting parts can be damaged. fruits fishes lamp is (Applicable to some models only) . When installing Miracle Zone or or turns Suggestion Location of foods (Refer to Wine holder identification of parts) Store wine. Snack drawer Store small foods such Freezer as bread, snacks, etc.. Store various frozen foods such ice cream, frozen snacks, etc.. compartment as meat, fish, shelf Store small packed frozen food. Temperature is likely to increase as opens. So, do not store long-term food Freezer compartment door rack ice cream, etc.. Store meat, fish, chicken, etc.. after them with thin foil. Freezer wrapping Store dry. compartment drawer Milk Store milk product such products as butter, cheese, etc.. corner Egg door such box Place this egg box in the proper location. Store foods of Refreshment frequent use such as beverage, etc.. center Store side dishes distance. Refrigerator compartment or other foods at a proper shelf Refrigerator compartment Store small as packed food or beverages such milk, juice, beer, etc.. door rack Vegetable drawer Store vegetables or fruits. Store vegetable, fruits, meat to thaw, raw fish, etc.. setting the conversion switch as Vegetable drawer /meat drawer conversion corner necessary. Be sure to check the conversion switch setting before storing foods. 18 on food storage Suggestion on food storage Storing foods Store fresh food in the refrigerator compartment. How food is frozen and thawed is important factor in maintaining its freshness and flavor. Do not store food which goes bad easily at low temperatures, such as an bananas, and melons. prior to storing, placing hot food in the refrigerator could spoil higher energy consumption. When storing the food, cover it with vinyl wrap or store in a container with a lid. This prevents moisture from evaporating, and helps food to keep its taste and nutrients. Do not block air vents with food. Smooth circulation of chilled air keeps refrigerator Allow hot food to cool other food, and lead to temperatures even. Do not open the door and cause Never so Freezer frequently. Opening temperatures keep the door lets air enter the refrigerator, they may push against by inner racks too much food in door rack because that the door cannot be fully closed. Do not store bottles in the freezer compartment Do not refreeze food that has been thawed. This compartment When storing warm to rise. frozen food like ice cream for a - they may causes break when frozen. loss of taste and nutrient. long period, place it on the freezer shelf, not in the door rack. Do not touch the cold foods or containers- especially made of metallic -, with wet place glass products in the freezer compartment. That's why you may have chilblains and they may be broken when their inner matters are frozen, causing personal injury. hands and - Refrigerator compartment Avoid placing moist food in top refrigerator shelves, it could freeze from direct contact with chilled air. Always clean food prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should be washed and wiped, and packed food should be wiped, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling. When storing eggs in their storage rack or box, ensure that they are fresh, and always store them in an upright position, which keeps them fresh longer. NOTE ? If you keep the refrigerator in a hot and humid place, frequent openning of the door storing a lot of vegetables in it may cause dew to form which has no effect on its performance. Remove the dew with dust cloth free from care. or 19 Care and maintenance 0 0 Suggestion on food How to dismantle parts NOTE ? Dismantling is done in the reverse sequence of assembly. sure to unplug the power plug before dismantling and assembly. Never apply severe force to dismantle parts. Parts may be damaged. Be Freezer Separate the lamp by pulling it out ( ) while slightly striking ( ) and rotating ( ) the lamp cover. compartment lamp Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. the lamp by pulling it out, and then the lamp. Max. 15 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at service center. Separate Dispenser lamp remove Freezer To remove a shelf, lift the left part of the shelf bit, push it to the direction ( ), lift the right part to the direction ( ), and take it out. compartment a shelf Door rack and Lift the door rack holding both sides it out to ( ) direction. ( ) and pull support Lift the space direction. Space plus Ice a storage bin plus ( ) and pull it out to ( ) Hold the ice storage bin as shown in the right and pull it out ( ) while slightly lifting it figure ( ). It is recommended not to dismantle the ice storage bin unless it is necessary. Be sure to use both hands when removing the ice storage bin, so as not to drop it on the floor. If the ice storage bin does rotate the After rotating not fit well, slightly device. The water collector has no self-drainage function. So it should be cleaned regularly. Remove the cover by pulling the front of the water collector cover and dry it with a cloth. dispenser is used 20 storage Care and maintenance To remove the lamp cover, press the protrusion under the lamp cover to the front and then pull the lamp cover out. Turn the bulb counterclockwise. Max. 40 W bulb for refrigerator is used and can be purchased at a service center. Lamp in refrigerator compartment Refreshment Separate the bin ( ) to upward. Separate the upper rack of the refreshment center and then pull out the refreshment center cover ( ). center The refreshment center by pulling it can be removed upwards. NOTE ? Be sure to remove parts from the refrigerator door when removing the vegetable compartment, snack drawer and refreshment center cover. To Vegetable compartment remove cover, cover a pull the vegetable compartment vegetable compartment out the bit to the front , lift the front part of the cover as shown by vegetable compartment , and take it out. Ice Maker Turn off the Ice maker on a long You want to 21 switch(off) after remove the Space plus, term vacation or don't use a ice. use a ice, turn on the Ice make switch(on). if you are General information Vacation time During average length vacations, you will probably find it best to leave the refrigerator operation. Place freezable items in freezer for longer life. When you plan not to operate, remove all food, disconnect the power cord, clean the interior thoroughly, and leave each door OPEN to prevent odor formation. in Power failure Most power failures that are corrected in an hour or two will not affect your refrigerator temperatures. However, you should minimize the number of door openings while the power is off. If you move Remove To avoid Anti condensation pipe or securely fasten down all loose items inside the refrigerator. damaging the height adjusting screws, turn them all the way into The outside wall of the refrigerator cabinet may sometimes get warm, the base. especially just after installation. Don't be alarmed. This is due to the anti-condensation refrigerator to prevent "sweating" on pipe, which pumps hot the outer cabinet wall. Cleaning It is important that your food should be refrigerator be kept clean to prevent undesirable odors. Spilled wiped up immediately, since it may acidify and stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle. Exterior Use a lukewarm solution of mild soap refrigerator. Wipe with a clean damp Interior Regular cleaning is detergent and mild After cleaning Please power Warning cloth and then or detergent to clean the durable finish of your dry. recommended. Wash all compartments water. Rinse and dry. a baking verify that the power cord is not damaged, power plug plug is well inserted into the power consent. Always remove electrical parts soda solution or a warm power cord from the wall outlet prior to is not overheated, cleaning in the vicinity or of (lamps, switches, controls, etc.). Wipe up excess moisture with a sponge or cloth to prevent water or liquid from getting into any electrical part and causing an electric shock. Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes, coarse abrasive cleaners, strong alkaline solutions, flammable or toxic cleaning liquids on any surface. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet or damp hands, because damp object will stick or adhere to extremely cold surfaces. Trouble shooting Before for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. common occurrences that are not the result of defective calling This list includes workmanship Occurrence or materials in this Possible appliance. Solution cause Runing of refrigerator Refrigerator compressor does not run. Refrigerator control is off. Set refrigerator control. See controls. Refrigerator is in defrost This is normal for cycle. Power outage. Check house Refrigerator runs too much or too long Room or Make sure outlet. lights. is larger than the you owned. Refrigerator one the a fully automatic defrosting refrigerator. The defrost cycle occurs periodically. at wall outlet is disconnected. Plug setting plug is tightly pushed into Call local electric company. previous This is normal. Larger, more efficient units run longer in these conditions. It is normal for the refrigerator to work under these conditions. outside weather is hot. longer It takes Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. are opened too frequently or too long. Refrigerator or slightly open. hours for the refrigerator completely. Warm food will cause the refrigerator to run longer until the desired temperature is reached. Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. Doors some to cool down freezer door may be Warm air entering the refrigerator causes it to run longer. Open the door less often. Make sure the refrigerator is level. Keep food and containers from blocking door. See problem section. OPENING/CLOSING of doors. Refrigerator control is set too cold. Set the refrigerator control to a setting until the refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. warmer Refrigerator worn, or cracked, freezer or gasket is dirty, poorly fitted. Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the door seal will cause refrigerator to run longer in order to maintain desired temperatures. Thermostat is at a constant keeping the temperature. refrigerator This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. Occurrence Refrigerator compressor does not run. Temperatures Possible Thermostat is at a constant Solution cause keeping the refrigerator temperature. This is normal. The refrigerator goes on and off to keep the temperature constant. are too cold Temperature in the freezer is too cold but the refrigerator temperature is Set the freezer control to a warmer freezer temperature is Freezer control is set too cold setting until the satisfactory. satisfactory. in the is too cold and the freezer Temperature refrigerator Refrigerator control Set the is set too cold. warmer refrigerator control setting to a temperature is satisfactory. Food stored in drawers freezes. Meat stored in fresh meat drawer freezes. Refrigerator control See above solution. is set too cold. Meat should be stored at a temperature below the freezing point of water (32˚F, 0 ˚C) for maximum fresh storage time. just It is normal for ice crystals to form due to the moisture content of meat. Temperatures are too warm Temperatures in the refrigerator or freezer Freezer control is set too Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. warm. are too warm. Refrigerator control Refrigerator control is set too warm. has some effect on freezer temperature. Doors are opened too frequently or too long. Door is slightly open. Set the freezer or refrigerator control to a colder setting until the freezer or refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. Warm air enters the refrigerator/ freezer whenever the door is opened. Open the door less often. Close the door Large amounts of warm or hot food may have been stored recently. completely. Wait until the refrigerator or freezer has a chance to reach its selected temperature. Refrigerator has recently been disconnected for a period of time. Temperature in the refrigerator is too warm but the freezer temperature is satisfactory. Refrigerator control is set too warm. A refrigerator requires completely. some hours to cool down Set the setting. refrigerator control to a colder Possible Occurrence Solution cause Sound and noise Louder sound levels when refrigerator is on. Louder sound levels when Today's refrigerators storage capacity and even have increased maintain more It is normal for sound levels to be higher. temperatures. Refrigerator operates at higher pressures during the start of the ON cycle. This is normal. The sound will level off the refrigerator continues to run. as compressor comes on. Vibrating or rattling noise. Floor is uneven or Refrigerator rocks moved slightly. Items are placed on vibrating. weak. on the floor when it is the top of the Dishes are vibrating the refrigerator. Refrigerator is on touching refrigerator the shelves in wall or cabinets. Be sure floor is level and solid and can adequately support refrigerator. Remove items. It is normal for dishes to vibrate slightly. Move dishes slightly. Make sure refrigerator is level and firmly set on floor. Move refrigerator so that it does not touch the wall or refrigerator. Water/Moisture /Ice inside refrigerator Moisture collects the inside walls of the refrigerator. on The weather is hot and humid which increases the rate of frost buildup and internal sweating. This is normal. Door is slightly open. See problem section doors. Door is opened too often or too long. Open opening/closing of the door less often. Water/Moisture /Ice outside refrigerator Moisture forms the outside of the refrigerator between doors. Weather is humid. This is normal in humid weather. When humidity is lower, the moisture should disappear. Door is slightly open,causing cold air from the inside the refrigerator to meet warm air from the outside. This time, close the door on or completely. Occurrence Possible Solution cause Odors in refrigerator Clean interior with sponge,warm water and baking soda. Interior needs to be cleaned. Food with strong odor is in the Some containers and produce odors. refrigerator. wrapping materials Cover food Use completely. different container wrapping materials. a or brand of Opening/Closing of doors/Drawers Door(s) will not close. Food Door(s) will not close. Door was closed too hard, door to open slightly. package is causing Refrigerator is not level. It rocks floor when it is moved slightly. Floor is uneven or Refrigerator rocks is moved slightly. Move door open. keeping other on the weak. on the floor when it packages closing. that Close both doors gently. Adjust Be the Refrigerator Drawers are difficult to move. Food is drawer is touching touching shelf wall on Track that drawer slides or cabinets. top of the on is dirty. height adjusting floor is level and sure support refrigerator. Contact carpenter to sloping Move Keep keep door from screw. can correct adequately sagging or floor. refrigerator.. less food in drawer. Clean drawer and track. Dispenser Dispenser will not dispense ice When the first into the bin, the Ice storage bin is empty. Freezer temperature is set too warm. Household water line valve is not open. supply of ice is dropped dispenser should operate. Turn the freezer control to a higher setting so that ice cubes will be made. When the first supply of ice is made, the dispenser should operate. household water line valve and allow sufficient time for ice to be made. When ice is made, dispenser should Open operate. Refrigerator or freezer door is not closed. Be sure both doors are closed. Occurrence Dispenser will not dispense ice. Possible Solution cause Ice has melted and frozen around auger due to infrequent use, temperature fluctuations and/or power outrages. Remove ice storage bin, and thaw and the contents. Clean bin, wipe dry and replace in proper position. When new ice is made, dispenser should operate. Ice dispenser is jammed. Ice cubes are jammed between the ice maker arm and back of the bin. Ice cubes are frozen together. Remove the ice cubes that the dispenser. are Use the that cubes do dispenser often together. so jamming not freeze Dispenser will not dispense water. Ice cubes that have been purchased or made in some other way have been used in the dispenser. Only the ice cubes made by the ice maker should be used with the dispenser. Household water line valve is not open. See problem "Ice maker is not making any ice." Open Refrigerator Water has an odd taste and/or odor. or freezer door is not closed. Water has been in the tank for too long. Be household water line valve. sure both doors are closed. Draw and discard 7 glasses of water supply. Draw and discard 7 glasses to completely rinse to freshen the an additional out tank. Unit not properly connected to cold Sound of ice dropping Sound of water supply Other Connect unit to cold water line which water to kitchen faucet. supplies water line. This sound is normally made when bin. Volume may vary according to automatically made ice refrigerator's location. This sound is normally made when ice maker is the automatically made ice. Please thoroughly supplied read 'Automatic ice maker and is dropped into ice storage with water after dispenser' dropping in this manual.
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