LG GC-151SA Owner's Manual

LG GC-151SA Owner's Manual
REFRIGERATOR
OWNER'S MANUAL
PLEASE
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL THOROUGHLY
BEFORE OPERATING AND KEEP IT HANDY FOR
REFERENCE AT ALL TIMES.
INSTALLATION
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FEATURE CHART
OPERATION
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2
3
4
Starting
Temperature
Ice
Control
Making
Defrosting
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
CLEANING
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GENERAL INFORMATION
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5
6
6
LAMP REPLACEMENT ................................................7
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
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REPOSITIONING THE DOOR
HINGE(Option)...........
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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7
8
10
P/No. 3828JD8497L
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
MAINTENANCE,
INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND
AND ALSO SUPPLIES SOME USEFUL HINTS.
INSTALLATION
1. Select
a
good location.
refrigerator where
5. Clean your
Place your
2. Avoid
placing the unit
sunlight or moisture.
near
it is easy to
heat sources, direct
6. Install accessories such
The
the
to
If
refrigerator
and 2 inches
or
vibrations, the unit
compensate for
the
tray, shelf, etc.,
unevenness
screw
Your
to
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
unit, counterclockwise
(or plug) to the
appliances on
refrigerator
Check the flow of cold air
to lower it.
2
on
the
cooling.
refrigerator is now ready
ensure
must be level.
leveling
cord
on
for 2
or
hours.
should be elevated 1 inch from
required, adjust
supply
8. Prior to use, leave your
floor, especially if it is carpeted.
4. To avoid
ice
outlet. Don't double up with other
the same outlet.
from the wall.
refrigerator
as
places.They are packed together
prevent possible damage during shipment.
7. Connect the power
If your refrigerator is placed in a recessed area
in the wall, allow at least a 10 inch or greater
more
off
in their proper
3. There must be proper air circulation around
your refrigerator to keep it operating efficiently.
clearance above the
refrigerator thoroughly and wipe
during shipping.
all dust accumulated
use.
evaporator
proper
for
use.
to
3
FEATURE CHART
Evaporator
Drip Tray
Collects water
during
defrosting
Ice
Tray
Thermostat Dial
For
controlling the temperature
refrigerator.
in the
Shelves
Magnetic
Door Seal
Door Rack
Crisper
or
& Glass lid
P.V.C Bar
For fruits and
(Optional)
vegetables.
Leveling
3
Screw
OPERATION
STARTING
When your
prior
If
to
refrigerator is
filling it with fresh
operation
is
interrupted,
first
installed, allow it
2-3 hours to stabilize at normal
operating temperature
food.
allow
a
5 minute
delay
before
restarting.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Your
the
4
3
Initially,
5
0
7
To make ice
To
cubes, fill the ice tray with
evaporator.
remove
ice
cubes, hold the tray
water and
place
at its ends and twist
gently.
TIP
To
remove
before
control that let you
ice cubes
easily,
run
water
on
the
twisting.
4
regulate
temperatures, adjust the control to a
and for warmer temperatures, adjust
the control to
ICE MAKING
the
a
set the control at '4'.
For colder
6
1
on
has
higher number,
2
it
refrigerator
temperature in the refrigerator.
tray
a
lower number.
OPERATION
DEFROSTING
It is necessary to regularly defrost your refrigerator in order to ensure efficient operation.
The frost on the surface of the evaporator should not exceed a quarter of an 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
the
desired
position.
use
sharp
from the
any
remove
or
food from the
evaporator and place the drip tray in its
drip tray, empty water, dry
metallic instruments to
and
put it back
remove
ice, frost
to its normal
or
ice
position.
tray
evaporator.
SUGGESTIONS ON FOOD STORAGE
STORING FOOD
Store fresh food in the
refrigerator.
How food is frozen and thawed is
an
important
factor in
maintaining
its freshness and flavor.
Do not store food which goes bad
Allow hot food to cool
to
higher
easily
at low
prior to storing. Placing
temperatures, such
hot food in the
as
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 moisture from
air enter the
refrigerator, causing
temperatures
Do not store bottles
Always
on
the
evaporator
-
they
may break when frozen.
clean food
food should be
prior to refrigeration. Vegetables and fruits should
wiped clean, to prevent adjacent food from spoiling.
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be washed and
wiped,
and
packed
CLEANING
It is
that your refrigerator be kept clean to
undesirable odors. Spilled food should be
INTERIOR
important
prevent
wiped up immediately, since it may acidify
stain plastic surfaces if allowed to settle.
Never
use
metallic
abrasive cleaners
or
with
coarse
strong alkaline solutions
Regular cleaning
a
baking
soda solution. Rinse and
WARNING
Before you clean, however, remember that damp
objects will stick or adhere to extremely cold
surfaces. Do not touch frozen surfaces with wet
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
dry.
on
any surface.
damp
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.
and
scouring pads, brushes,
-
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 way into the base.
the interior
thoroughly,
to be away for
an
extended
Remove
To avoid
period,
food, disconnect the power cord, clean
securely fasten down all loose items
refrigerator.
damaging the leveling screw, turn them
or
and leave the door OPEN to
prevent odor formation.
ANTI-CONDENSATION PIPE
The outside wall of the
POWER FAILURE
refrigerator
cabinet may
Most power failures are corrected in an hour or two
and will not affect your refrigerator temperatures.
sometimes
get
However, you should minimize the number of door
installation. Don't be
while the power is off.
openings
failures of
on
top of
longer duration, place
your frozen packages.
especially just
after
alarmed. This is due to
During
a
warm,
power
block of dry ice
the anti-condensation
pipe, which pumps hot
refrigerant to prevent
"sweating" on the outer
cabinet wall.
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Anti-Condensation
Pipe
all
IMPORTANT WARNINGS
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD
If
connect the
possible,
household
or
lights
refrigerator to its own
causing an overload
from
individual electrical outlet to
that could
cause a
power
prevent it and other appliances
outage.
POWER CORD REPLACEMENT
If the
supply
its service
cord is
ABOUT GROUNDING
In the event of
an
it must be
damaged,
replaced by
a
special
cord
or
assembly
from the manufacturer
or
agent.
an
(EARTHING)
electric short
circuit, grounding(earthing) reduces the risk of electric shock by providing
escape wire for the electric current.
In order to
Improper
prevent possible electric shock, this appliance
of the
grounding plug
can
person if the grounding instructions
appliance is properly grounded.
are
use
result in
not
an
empty refrigerator
can
be
a
attraction to children. Remove
latche, lid
or
appliance,or
grounded.
completely understood,
This
VERY DANGEROUS ATTRACTION
An
must be
electric shock. Consult
dangerous
either gasket,
or
a
qualified
electrician
if you have doubts
appliance
must be
on
or
service
whether the
grounded (earthed).
DON'T WAIT! DO IT NOW!
the entire door from your unused
take some other action to make it
NEVER STORE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICALS
harmless.
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REPOSITIONING THE DOOR HINGE
Your
refrigerator is designed with a reversible door so that
reposition the door hinge as necessary at the outset since
To
change
the door
hinge please
refer to the
diagram
(Option)
is may open from either left or right. It is best to
it is inconvenient to do so later.
below and
proceed
as
follows:---
F
G
H
CE
D
A
B
1. Remove all loose
2.
the
Carefully lay
Take
care
not to
3. Unscrew and
fittings
remove
4. Remove the Lower
5. Remove the
6.
Gently pull
on
the
Adjustable
appliance.
Foot
the door downwards to
need assistance to achieve
this).
(A).
Hinge (D) by unscrewing
Leg (H) by unscrewing
7. Before
the
from inside the
appliance on its back on the original packing (You will
damage the pipework by keeping it clear of the floor.
the bolt
remove
the 2xBolts
fixing
it
(B).
(C).
it.
the
door, swap the Hinge Cap (F) by prising it from its current location and repositioning it
refitting
the other side of the door. Care should be taken not to damage the adjacent surfaces when removing
Hinge Cap.
8
REPOSITIONING THE DOOR HINGE
8. Unscrew the
9. Now
10.
11.
secure
the
Replace
Carefully
and
Upper Hinge pin (G)
the Lower
Hinge (D)
Adjustable
stand the
Foot
appliance
screw
it into the
to the cabinet
(A), setting
up,
(you
it at
using
opposite
side hole in the
the 2xBolts
approximately
(Option)
top of the cabinet.
(B).
20mm.
will need assistance to do
this),
and
position
it in its
permanent
location.
12. Check that the door opens and closes
creating
This
appliance
should be stood
10mm all round
corners.
easily.
Ensure that the door seal does not bind
gaps which would allow air into the interior.
and, subject
to
Adjust
the
hinges
on
the
hinge
side
if necessary.
on a firm, level floor with sufficient space for free airflow around it. (At least
location, 20mm beneath the worksurface). Avoid positions close to walls or
There must be sufficient
room
for free ventilation
particularly
at the back. The unit should be
located away from direct heat sources, such as cookers, radiators and direct sunlight. If the unit is
positioned where the temperature is too low, condensation will form on the outside of the cabinet. Normal
room
temperature is recommended.
Avoid locations which may be affected
by draughts
or
dampness
product.
9
as
this will
impair the efficiency
of the
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.
or
tripped?
loosened
uneven
place
or
Unnecessary objects placed
refrigerator.
REFRIGERATOR
Foods with
HAS ODOR
or
in the back side of the
strong odors should be tightly covered
wrapped.
Interior needs
DEW FORMS ON THE
Not unusual
CABINET SURFACE
Door may
10
cleaning.
during periods of high humidity.
have been left ajar.
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