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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Refrigerator user manual This manual is made with 100 % recycled paper. imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. Free Standing Appliance DA68-03029B (EN)-04.indd 1 2015. 5. 8. 9:32...

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    Contents SAFETY INFORMATION ……………………………………………………………… 2 SETTING UP YOUR FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR ………………………… 17 OPERATING YOUR FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR ………………………… 26 TROUBLESHOOTING ………………………………………………………………… 46 Safety information SAFETY INFORMATION • This appliance can be used by children aged • Before operating the from 8 years and above appliance, please read this and persons with reduced manual thoroughly and retain physical, sensory or mental it at a safe place near the capabilities or lack of appliance for your future experience and knowledge reference. if they have been given • Use this appliance only for supervision or instruction...

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    CAUTION cover various models, the or property damage. characteristics of your refrigerator may differ slightly Do NOT attempt. from those described in this manual and not all warning Do NOT disassemble. signs may be applicable. Do NOT touch. If you have any questions or concerns, contact your Follow directions nearest service center or find carefully. help and information online Unplug the power plug at from the wall socket. • It is hazardous for anyone Make sure the machine other than an Authorised is grounded to prevent Service Person to service this electric shock. appliance. Call the contact center In Queensland – the for help. authorized Service Person MUST hold a Gas Work Note. Authorisation or Licence for hydrocarbon refrigerants, to carry out Servicing or repairs which involve the removal of covers. (For Australia only)

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    These warning signs are SEVERE WARNING WARNING here to prevent injury to you SIGNS FOR and others. TRANSPORTATION Please follow them carefully. AND SITE After reading this section, • W hen transporting keep it in a safe place for and installing the future reference. appliance,care should be taken to ensure that no parts of the refrigerating...

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    refrigerating circuit occurs, SEVERE WARNING WARNING the size of the room in which SIGNS FOR the appliance may be sited INSTALLATION depends on the amount of • D o not install this refrigerant used. appliance in a humid, - Never start up an appliance oily or dusty location, in showing any signs of a location exposed to damage. If in doubt, consult direct sunlight and water your dealer. The room where (rain drops). the refrigerator will be sited - Deteriorated insulation of must be 1 m³ in size for every electrical parts may cause an 8 g of R-600a refrigerant electric shock or fire. inside the appliance. • Do not place this refrigerator The amount of refrigerant in in direct sunlight or expose to your particular appliance is the heat from stoves, room shown on the identification heaters or other appliances. plate inside the appliance. • Do not plug several - If the appliance contains appliances into the same...

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    - There is a risk of electric in a damp place or place shock or fire. where it may come in contact with water. • Do not use a cord that shows cracks or abrasion - Deteriorated insulation of damage along its length or at electrical parts may cause an either end. electric shock or fire. • Do not bend the power cord • Connect the power plug in excessively or place heavy proper position with the cord articles on it. hanging down. • Do not use aerosols near the - If you connect the power refrigerator. plug upside down, wire can get cut off and a cause fire or - Aerosols used near the an electric shock. refrigerator may cause an explosion or fire. • Do not use a cord that shows cracks or abrasion • Do not install this appliance damage along its length or at in a location where gas may either end. leak. • Make sure that the power - This may result in an electric plug is not squashed or shock or fire.

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    • This appliance must be CAUTION SIGNS FOR CAUTION properly grounded. Do INSTALLATION not ground the appliance • Keep ventilation to a gas pipe, plastic opening in the appliance water pipe, or telephone enclosure or mounting line. structure clear of - You must ground the obstruction. refrigerator to prevent any • Allow the appliance to stand power leakages or electric for 2 hours before loading shocks caused by current foods after installation and leakage from the refrigerator. turning on. - This may result in an electric shock, fire, explosion, or problems with the product. - Never plug the power cord into a socket that is not grounded correctly and make sure that it is in accordance with local and national codes. - When installing the • If the power cord is refrigerator, make sure both damaged, have it legs contact the floor for...

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    SEVERE WARNING supervised to ensure that WARNING they do not play with the SIGNS FOR USING appliance. Keep fingers out • Do not insert the power of “pinch point” areas : plug with wet hands. clearances between the • Do not store articles on the doors and cabinet are top of the appliance. necessarily small. Be careful - When you open or close the when you open the doors door, the articles may fall and when children are in the area. cause a personal injury and/ Do not let children hang on or material damage. the door. • Do not put items filled with If not, a serious injury may water on the refrigerator. occur. There is a Risk of - If spilled, there is a risk of fire children entrapment. Do not or electric shock. let children enter inside the • Do not let children hang on refrigerator. the door. • To prevent children - Failure to do so may cause entrapment, you must serious personal injury.

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    - The storage of any of such recommended by the products may cause an manufacturer. explosion. • Do not damage the • Do not store low refrigerant circuit. temperature-sensitive • This appliance should be pharmaceutical products, positioned in such a way that scientific materials or other it is accessible to the power low temperature-sensitive plug. products in the refrigerator. - Failing to do so may result in - Products that require an electric shock or fire due strict temperature controls to electric leakage. must not be stored in the refrigerator. • This product is intended only for the storage • Do not place or use electrical of food in a domestic appliance inside the environment. refrigerator, unless they are of • Bottles should be stored a type recommended by the tightly together so that they manufacturer. do not fall out. • Do not use a hair dryer to dry • In the event of a gas leak the inside of the refrigerator.

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    - You run a risk of causing and LED Lamp by yourself. a fire, malfunction and/ or - Please contact your service personal injury. In case of agent. malfunction, please contact • If any dust or water is in the your service agent. refrigerator, pull out power plug and contact your • Do not attempt to repair, Samsung Electronics service disassemble, or modify center. the appliance yourself. - There is a risk of fire. - Do not use any fuse(such as cooper, steel wire, etc.) other than the standard fuse. - When repairing or reinstalling the appliance is required, contact your nearest service center. - Failing to do so may result in an electric shock, fire, problems with the product, English - 10 DA68-03029B (EN)-04.indd 10...

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    - Do not place foods too refrigerator. closely in front of the vents - Changes or modifications at the rear of the appliance may result in a personal as it can obstruct free air injury and/or property circulation in the refrigerator damage. Any changes or compartment. modifications performed by a - Wrap the food up properly or 3rd party on this completed place it in airtight containers appliance are neither covered before putting it into the under Samsung warranty refrigerator. service, nor is Samsung - Do not put any newly responsible for safety issues introduced food for freezing and damages that result from near to already existing food. 3rd party modifications. • Do not stand on top of the • Do not block air holes. appliance or place objects - If the air holes are blocked, (such as laundry, lighted especially with a plastic bag, candles, lighted cigarettes, the refrigerator can be over dishes, chemicals, metal cooled. If this cooling period...

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    potable water (mineral water CAUTION SIGNS CAUTION or purified water). FOR CLEANING AND - Do not fill the tank with tea MAINTENANCE or a Sports drink. This may • Do not directly spray damage the refrigerator. water inside or outside • Use only the ice-maker the refrigerator. provided with the refrigerator. - There is a risk of fire or • The water supply to this electric shock. refrigerator must only be • Do not use or place any installed/connected by a substances sensitive suitably qualified person to temperature such and connected to a potable as inflammable sprays, water supply only. inflammable objects, dry ice, • In order to operate the medicine, or chemicals near ice-maker properly, water the refrigerator. pressure of 138~862 kPa Do not keep volatile or (1.4~8.8 kgf/cm³) is required. inflammable objects or • Do not spray volatile material substances (benzene, such as insecticide onto the...

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    • Remove any foreign matter behind the appliance. or dust from the power plug - When moving the refrigerator, pins. But do not use a wet be careful not to roll over or or damp cloth when cleaning damage the power cord the plug, remove any foreign - This may result in an electric material or dust from the shock or fire. power plug pins. • Do not modify the - Otherwise there is a risk of refrigerator. Unauthorized fire or electric shock. modifications can cause • Never put fingers or other safety problems. objects into the dispenser To reverse an unauthorized hole and ice chute. modification, we will charge - It may cause a personal the full cost of parts and injury or material damage. labor. • Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning and performing maintenance. SEVERE WARNING • Plug the power plug into the CAUTION SIGNS FOR wall socket firmly. Do not DISPOSAL use a damaged power plug,...

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    R-600a), contact your local well out of the reach of authority in regard to safe children, as packaging disposal of this product. materials can be dangerous Cyclopentane is used as an to children. insulation blowing gas. - If a child places a bag over The gases in insulation its head, it may result in material require special suffocation. disposal procedure. Please contact your local authorities in regard to the environmentally safe disposal ADDITIONAL TIPS of this product. Ensure that FOR PROPER USAGE none of the pipes on the back of the appliances are • In the event of a power damaged prior to disposal. failure, call the local office of The pipes shall be broken in your Electricity Company and the open space. ask how long it is going to last. • When disposing of this product or other refrigerators, - Most power failures that are remove the door/door seals, corrected within an hour door latch so that small or two will not affect your...

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    • The appliance might greenhouse gases covered not operate consistently by the Kyoto Protocol. (possibility of temperature • Foam blown with fluorinated becoming too warm in the greenhouse gases. refrigerator) when sited • Foam blown additive: for an extended period of Perfluorohexane Global time below the cold end of Warming Potential (GWP) the range of temperature = 9000 for which the refrigerating appliance is designed. • Do not store food which Saving Energy Tips spoils easily at low temperature, such as - Install the appliance in a bananas, melons. cool, dry room with adequate • Your appliance is frost free, ventilation. Ensure that it is not exposed which means there is no need to manually defrost to direct sunlight and never put it near a direct source of your appliance, as this will be heat (radiator, for example).

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    taking food out. This appliance is intended The shorter time for which to be used in household and the door is open, the less ice similar applications such as will form in the freezer. - staff kitchen areas in shops, - Clean the rear of the offices and other working refrigerator regularly. environments; Dust increases energy - farm houses and by consumption. clients in hotels, motels - Do not set temperature and other residential type colder than necessary. environments; - Ensure sufficient air exhaust - bed and breakfast type at the refrigerator base environments;...

  • Page 17: Getting Ready To Install

    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. Selecting the best location for the Model RF28HD* refrigerator Depth “A” 851 mm Width “B” 908 mm Choose: Height “C” 1749 mm • A location with easy access to a water supply. Overall Height “D”...

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    When moving your refrigerator ACCESSORIES AND REQUIRED TOOLS To prevent floor damage, be sure the front adjusting legs are in the up position (above CAUTION The following accessory is included with your the floor). refrigerator: Refer to ‘Leveling the Refrigerator’ on page 22. Shim Hinge Middle 2 EA Flat-blade screw Control Lever driver (-) Required Tools (Not provided) You need the following tools to complete the installation of your refrigerator: 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. Philips Flat-blade screw Socket wrench This surface should be strong enough to support a screwdriver (+) driver (-) 10 mm fully loaded refrigerator.

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    REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR With the door opened DOORS 1. Remove 3 screws holding down the TOP TABLE ( 1 ) and separate the connected wires. For some installations, you need to remove the fridge and freezer drawers 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 refrigerator doors, go to ‘Leveling the Refrigerator’ on page 22. If you need to remove the doors. continue below. Before removing the door/drawer, make sure you read the following items: Disconnect power to the refrigerator 2. Disconnect two connectors ( 2 ) on the left side before removing the door or drawer. door. To remove the water coupler from the WARNING hinge, twist and pull it from the hinge. Remove the water line ( 3 ) while pressing the marked part ( 4 ) of the water line coupler. • Be careful not to drop, damage or scratch the door / drawer while removing them. • Be careful not to injure yourself while removing the doors / drawer. • Reattach the door/drawer properly to avoid: - Moisture from air leakage. - Uneven door alignment.

  • Page 20: Reattaching The Refrigerator Doors

    4. Lift the door straight up to remove. REATTACHING THE REFRIGERATOR DOORS To reattach the fridge doors after you have moved the fridge to its final location, assemble the parts in reverse order. 1. The Water Line must be fully inserted into the center of the transparent coupler (Type A) or the Guide Lines (Type B) to prevent water leakage from the dispenser. 5. Remove the screw ( 8 ) attached to the Type A Type B lower left and right door hinges with a philips screwdriver (+). Remove the 2 hex head bolts ( 9 ) attached to the lower left and right door hinges with an allen wrench (3/16”). Dispenser Remove the lower left and right door hinges ( 10 ). Center of Transparent The Guide Lines coupler (10) Allen wrench DISASSEMBLE THE FREEZER DRAWER 1. Take out the upper drawer by lifting it up.

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    3. Take out the lower basket ( 2 ) by lifting the basket up from the rail system. You can scratch the side of the bin if you twist it left or right when disassembling or CAUTION re-assembling it. 4. Press the fixing hook of the rail system. RE-ASSEMBLE THE FREEZER DRAWER To reattach the drawer after you have moved the 5. Holding the top of the Freezer Drawer, pull it fridge to its fi nal location, assemble the parts in out all the way, and then remove it from the rail reverse order. system. Be careful not to scratch or dent the sliding rail by letting it strike the floor. CAUTION Make sure that you mount the freezer basket in the right position when removing CAUTION / installing the freezer door. Failing to do so may result in the door not opening or closing properly. Putting too much food into the freezer drawers can prevent the freezer from CAUTION closing completely and can cause frost build-up. English - 21 DA68-03029B (EN)-04.indd 21 2015.

  • Page 22: Leveling The Refrigerator

    LEVELING THE REFRIGERATOR If the right side is lower, perform the same procedure, but with the right control lever. Make sure the refrigerator is level so that you can make final adjustments. It is difficult to remove the cover leg Use a level to test if the refrigerator is level both front from the refrigerator, so we do not side to side and back to front. recommend making small adjustments If the refrigerator is not level, you will not be able with the control lever. to get the doors perfectly even, which may cause Instead, refer to the next page for the best moisture condensation and increased energy bills. way to make minor adjustments to the Below is an example of how to level the refrigerator doors. if the left side of the refrigerator is lower than the right side. MAKING MINOR ADJUSTMENTS How to adjust the level BETWEEN DOORS 1. Open the freezer drawer and remove the lower Remember, a leveled refrigerator is necessary for basket. getting the doors perfectly even. 2. Insert a flat-blade screwdriver (-) into a notch on If you need help, review the previous section on the left control lever, and then turn it counter- leveling the refrigerator.

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    1. Pull out the freezer drawer ( 1 ) to reveal the MAKING MINOR ADJUSTMENTS lower hinge ( 2 ). BETWEEN OUT DOOR AND IN DOOR 2. Insert a philips screwdriver (+) ( 3 ) into the shaft ( 4 ) of the lower hinge. After raising the out door, insert the supplied SHIM HINGE MIDDLE in the gap between the OUT 3. Adjust the height by turning a philips DOOR and the HINGE-SHAFT. screwdriver (+) ( 3 ) clockwise (   ) or DOWN counterclockwise (   ). SHIM HINGE MIDDLE are enclosed with the refrigerator. The thickness of RING is 1 mm. When you turn a philips screwdriver (+) counterclockwise (   ), the door will Keep the Rings out of the reach of children move up. and make sure that children do not play CAUTION with them or put them into their mouths. English - 23 DA68-03029B (EN)-04.indd 23 2015.

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    INSTALLING THE WATER 3. Connect the water line installation kit to the shut off valve. DISPENSER LINE A water dispenser with a filter is one of the helpful features on your new refrigerator. Cold water line To help promote better health, the water filter Water line installation kit removes unwanted particles from your water. Pipe clamp However, it does not sterilize the water or destroy Shut off valve microorganisms. You may need to purchase a water purifying system to do that. The water line also connects to the ice maker. For the ice maker to operate properly, water pressure of 20 ~ 125 psi (138 ~ 862 kPa) is required. Connecting the water supply line to the If the refrigerator is installed in an area with low water pressure (below 20 psi), you can install a refrigerator booster pump to compensate for the low pressure.

  • Page 25: Completing The Set Up

    1. Connect the household water line to the COMPLETING THE SET UP assembled compression fitting. Now that you have your new refrigerator installed - If you are using copper tubing, slip the in place, you are ready to set up and enjoy the compression nut ( B ) (not supplied) and features and functions of the appliance. ferrule (not supplied) on the copper tubing (not By completing the following steps, your refrigerator supplied) as shown. should be fully operational. - If you are using plastic tubing ( B ), insert the molded end (Bulb) of the plastic tubing ( B ) into 1. Make sure your refrigerator is in an appropriate the compression fitting. location with reasonable clearance between it and the wall. Refer to installation instructions in Do not use without the molded end (Bulb) this manual. of the plastic tubing ( B ). CAUTION 2. Once the refrigerator is plugged in, make sure the interior light comes on when you open the 2. Tighten the compression nut ( B ) onto the doors. compression fitting. 3. Set the Temperature control to the coldest Do not over-tighten the compression nut ( B ) . temperature and wait for an hour. The freezer will get slightly chilled and the motor 3. Turn the water on and check for any leakage.

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    Operating your French Door Refrigerator USING THE CONTROL PANEL ( 1 ) Freezer / Power Freeze (3 sec) The Freezer button serves two purposes: - To set the Freezer to your desired RF28HDEDB* temperature. - To turn the Power Freeze function on and off. 1. To set the Freezer temperature, touch the Freezer button. You can set the temperature between (10) -15 °C and -23 °C (5 °F and -8 °F). 2. Power Freeze function 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 RF28HDEDT* freeze easily spoiled items or if the temperature in the freezer has warmed dramatically. (For example, if the door was left open.) When you use this function, the energy consumption of the refrigerator will increase.

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    ( 2 ) Alarm / Filter Reset (3 sec) ( 3 ) Energy Saver The Alarm button serves two purposes: Touching this button turns Energy Saver mode on and off. - To turn the door open alarm on and off. When you turn Energy Saver on, the - To reset the water filter life indicator. Energy Saver icon lights. Turn Energy Saver off and the icon goes off. 1. Door Alarm Function The Energy Saver function automatically If the door alarm is set to On, an alarm turns on when power is supplied to the beeps if any refrigerator door is left open refrigerator. for more than three minutes. If condensation or water drops appear on The beeping stops when you close the the doors, turn the Energy Saver mode off. door. The door alarm function is pre-set to On in the factory. You can turn it off by pressing and then releasing the Alarm button. ( 4 ) Fridge / Power Cool (3 sec) You can turn it back on in the same The Fridge button serves two purposes: fashion.

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    ( 6 ) ( 5 ) Lighting / °C↔°F (3 sec) Ice Maker Off / Control Lock (3 sec) (11) The Lighting button serves two purposes: The Ice Maker Off button serves two - To turn the dispenser light on and off. purposes: - To switch the temperature units - To turn the Ice maker on and off. between ºC and ºF. - To turn the Control Lock Function on and off. 1. Light Function 1. Ice Off Function Touching the Lighting button turns on the If you don’t want to make more ice, press Dispenser LED lamp in continuous mode the Ice Maker Off button. so that it stays on continuously. The icon lights and the Ice Maker stops The button also lights up. making ice. If you want the Dispenser lamp to come on If the ice maker function is ON, and the only when some one uses the dispenser, water Line is not connected, there will be a...

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    To save electricity, the Panel Display turns off (10) Control Lock automatically under the following conditions: When The Control Lock icon lights when you’ve no button has been pressed, when no doors activated the Control Lock function. are open, or when no Dispenser Lever has been Press and hold the Ice Maker Off / Control pushed. Lock button for 3 seconds to turn Control However, the icon indicating your water or cubed Lock off and re-activate the panel buttons. or crushed ice selection, will stay on. When you press a button, open a door, or push a Dispenser Lever, the Panel Display will turn on again. Except for the Energy Saver and Water and Cubed Cooling Off Mode /Crushed Ice buttons, all function buttons will Cooling Off mode (also called Shop mode), become operational after you remove your finger is designed for use by retailers when they from the button you are currently pressing. are displaying refrigerators on the shop floor. In Cooling Off mode, the refrigerator’s fan motor and lights work normally, but ( 8 ) Filter the compressors do not run, and the Water filter usage refrigerator and freezer do not get cold. This icon lights up when you need To start Cooling Off mode, touch and hold to change the filter, usually after the the Freezer, Fridge and Alarm buttons for refrigerator has dispensed about 300...

  • Page 30: Changing The Water Filter

    CHANGING THE WATER FILTER To reduce risk of water damage to your property DO NOT use generic brands WARNING of water filters in your SAMSUNG Refrigerator. 3. Insert the new filter into the filter case ( 4 ). USE ONLY SAMSUNG BRAND WATER FILTERS. SAMSUNG is not legally responsible for any damage, including, but not limited to, property (Red) damage caused by water leakage from the use of a generic water filter. SAMSUNG Refrigerators are designed to work ONLY WITH SAMSUNG Water Filters. The Filter light turns red to let you know when it is 4. Push the filter, and then turn it clockwise until time to change your water filter cartridge. it locks. To give you time to get a new filter, the red light comes on just before the capacity of the current • If you have trouble inserting the water filter runs out. filter because of high water pressure, Changing the filter on time provides you with the shut off the water supply valve. freshest, cleanest water from your 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 ). • The locked symbol should be lined up with the indicator line.

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    Removing any residual matter inside the Reverse Osmosis Water Supply water supply line after installing the water IMPORTANT: filter. The pressure of the water supply coming out of a reverse osmosis system going to the water inlet 1. Turn ON the water supply if you turned it off valve of the refrigerator needs to be between 35 when you installed the water filter. and 120 psi. (241 and 827 kPa) If a reverse osmosis water filtration system is 2. Run water through the dispenser until the water connected to your cold water supply, the water runs clear (approx. 6 to 7 minutes). pressure to the reverse osmosis system needs to This will clean the water supply system and be a minimum of 40 to 60 psi. (276 to 414 kPa) remove air from the lines. If the water pressure to the reverse osmosis system is less than 40 to 60 psi (276 to 414 kPa): 3. Additional flushing may be required in some households. • Check if the sediment filter in the reverse 4. Open the Refrigerator door and make sure osmosis system is blocked.

  • Page 32: Controlling The Temperature

    CONTROLLING THE Centigrade : -18 °C ➞ -19 °C ➞ -20 °C ➞ -21 °C ➞ -22 °C ➞ -23 °C ➞ -15 °C ➞ -16 °C ➞ -17 °C TEMPERATURE ➞ -18 °C. Fahrenheit : 0 °F ➞ -1 °F ➞ -2 °F ➞ -3 °F ➞ Basic temperature of Freezer and -4 °F ➞ -5 °F ➞ -6 °F ➞ -7 °F ➞ -8 °F ➞ 5 °F ➞ fridge compartments 4 °F ➞ 3 °F ➞ 2 °F ➞ 1 °F ➞ 0 °F. The basic and recommended temperatures of the Freezer and Fridge compartments are -18 °C (0 °F) Keep in mind that foods such as ice cream may/ and 3 °C (37 °F) respectively. melt at -15.5 °C (4.1 °F) If the temperature of the Freezer and Fridge The temperature display will move sequentially compartments are too high or low, adjust the from -23 °C to -15 °C (-8 °F to 5 °F). temperature manually. To switch the temperature units between °C and °F, Touch and hold Lighting button for 3 seconds to select the temperature display you want. Controlling the fridge temperature Each time you press and hold the button, the °C RF28HDEDB* and °F temperature modes alternate and the °C or °F icon lights up, indicating your selection. Controlling the Freezer temperature RF28HDEDB* RF28HDEDT* RF28HDEDT*...

  • Page 33: Using The Ice Dispenser

    Try unplugging the appliance, wait for around • If ice doesn’t come out, pull out the ice bucket 10 minutes and then plug the power cord back and press the test button located on the right side of ice maker. • 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 Check the water level time, please contact a Samsung Electronics Service Center. Test button USING THE COLD WATER DISPENSER Push the appropriate ice type button to • Do not press the test button continuously when select what you want dispensed. the tray is filled with ice or water. Water may overflow or ice may jam the bucket.

  • Page 34: Ice Making

    Ice Making If you use all the ice at once, you must repeat Steps 2 and 3 under Ice Making. To fill the ice bucket to maximum capacity after However, only wait 8 hours before installation, follow these steps: dispensing the first 4 to 6 ice cubes. This will replenish the ice cubes and 1. Allow your refrigerator to operate and cool ensure maximum ice production. down for 24 hours (or 1 full day). - Waiting 24 hours will allow your ice maker to cool properly. 2. Dispense 4 to 6 ice cubes into a glass. Using the ice off Function 3. After 8, and then 16 hours, dispense a full glass of ice. When you select the Ice Off mode, remove all ice cubes from the bucket. • To clean the ice bin/bucket, wash with a If you leave the ice cubes in the bucket, the ice mild detergent, rinse well, and then dry it CAUTION cubes may clump together, making it difficult to thoroughly. remove them. Do not use harsh or abrasive cleaners or To remove the ice bucket safely and avoid injury, solvents. hold the bottom of the bucket with one hand and • When you select Cubed Ice after using the the side of the bucket with the other.

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    Going on vacation... Water clouding phenomenon All water provided to the refrigerator flows If you are going on a long vacation or business trip through the core filter which is an alkaline and won’t use the water or ice dispensers for a water filter. long time: In the filtering process, the pressure of the water that has flowed out of the filter • Close the water valve. Otherwise, water is increased, and the water becomes leakage may occur. saturated with oxygen and nitrogen. • Remove all food and ice in the ice bucket. When this water flows out into the air, the • Unplug the refrigerator. pressure plummets and the oxygen and • Wipe excess moisture from inside and leave the nitrogen get supersaturated, which results doors open. in gas bubbles. Otherwise, odor and mold may develop. The water may temporarily look misty or cloudy due to these oxygen bubbles. After a few seconds, the water will look clear. Ice Maker Do’s and Don’ts Please wait 1 second before removing • Do not put your fingers, hands or any other the cup after dispensing water to prevent...

  • Page 36: Parts And Features

    Quick-Space Glass Vertical Hinged Shelf Section (on some models) Door Bins Vegetable & Fruit Drawers Cool Select Pantry Light FZ Ice-Maker (TIM (RF28HDEDTSR) (Optional)) Auto Pull Out Drawer Ice Bucket Freezer Drawer Bin Guard 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.

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    USING THE COOL SELECT The Pantry Selection Button PANTRY™ 1. When you select “Deli”, the temperature of the pantry will be kept around 41 °F (or 5 °C). The Cool Select Pantry™ is a full-width drawer This feature helps keep food fresh for a long with adjustable temperature control. time. This pantry can be used for large party trays, deli 2. When you select “Fresh”, the temperature of items, pizza, beverages, or miscellaneous items. the pantry will be kept around 38 °F (or 3 °C). There is a temperature control which can adjust This feature helps keep food fresh for a longer the amount of cold air allowed into the pantry. time. The control is located on the right side of the 3. When you select “Chilled”, the temperature of pantry. the pantry will be kept around 34 °F (or 1 °C). This feature also helps keep meat or fish fresh for a longer time. The table below lists the Pantry modes and the kinds of foods that can be stored safely for each mode. • The Pantry has three modes: The Fresh mode, Chilled mode, and Deli mode. Fresh mode is the default. Press the Temp button repeatedly until the mode you want is lit.

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    REMOVING THE REFRIGERATOR ACCESSORIES 1. Door Bins • Door Bins ( 1 ) - To remove : Simply lift the bin up and pull straight out. - To relocate : Slide it in above the desired location and push down until it stops. • Door Bins ( 2 ) - To remove : Take the right side of the bin out by lifting it at an angle along the guide, and then take the left side out by pulling it from the door. When Out Door opens more than normal - To relocate : Slide it into the original location OPEN angle (105°), Indoor is able to touch CAUTION and push down until it sticks. the Out Door. ( 1 ) ( 2 ) • Do not open the Indoor when Outdoor Injury may occur if the door bins are not is open, close the Out door to hang the firmly assembled. CAUTION Handle Latch and then open the In / Out Do not allow children to play with the bins.

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    How to use the Multi Supporter 2. Tempered Glass shelves - To remove : Tilt up the front of the shelf in the direction shown ( 1 ) and lift it up vertically ( 2 ). 1. When not in use, leave the Multi Supporter Pull the shelf out. flipped over as shown in the diagram. - 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. 2. Flip the Multi Supporter to position ( 1 ) to prevent items from falling out and over. The Tempered Glass shelves are heavy. Use special care when removing them. CAUTION After sliding the foldable shelf in and folding it, the Shelf Front can be removed CAUTION for your convenience. If you use the self without removing the Shelf Front, be aware the Shelf Front can separate from the shelf. 3. Flip the Multi Supporter to position ( 2 ) to use it as a divider. 3. Vegetable & Fruit Drawers • Door Bins Before removing the Vegetable and Fruit drawers, remove the bottom door bins on the left and right...

  • Page 40: Using The Doors

    To remove the door bins 4. Cool Select Pantry - To remove the pantry : Pull the pantry out to • Simply lift each bin up and pull straight out. full extension. Tilt up the front side of the pantry and pull straight out. - To relocate the pantry : Push the rails to the back of the refrigerator. Place the drawer onto the rails and slide the pantry back until it is in place. To remove the Vegetable and Fruit Drawers • Tilt up the front of the drawer, and then pull straight back. Next, move the drawer slightly - To remove the divider : Pull the pantry in the direction of the arrow, and then pull the completely out to full extension and raise the drawer out of the refrigerator.

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    REMOVING THE FREEZER 4. Freezer Drawer - To remove the freezer drawer : Pull the ACCESSORIES freezer drawer out fully. Tilt up the rear of the bin and lift it out to remove. 1. Freezer Room Guard - To relocate the freezer drawer : Place the bin - To remove : Remove the freezer room guard into the rail assembly. ( 1 ) by lifting the guard up. - To relocate : Push down until the guard ( 1 ) locks into place. 2. Ice Bucket - To remove : Lift the ice bucket ( 1 ). You can scratch the side of the bin if you - To relocate : Place the ice bucket into the twist it left or right when disassembling or Super extended drawer ( 2 ).

  • Page 42: Cleaning The Refrigerator

    CLEANING THE REFRIGERATOR Do not spray water directly on the refrigerator. CAUTION Caring for your Samsung French Door Refrigerator Use a clean, damp cloth to clean. prolongs the life of your appliance and helps keep the refrigerator free of odor and germs. Do not use benzene, thinner, or Clorox for cleaning. CAUTION They may damage the surface of the appliance and may cause a fire. Cleaning the Interior Clean the inside walls and accessories with a mild detergent and then wipe dry with a soft cloth. You can erase the printed You can remove the drawers and shelves for a letters on the display if you CAUTION more thorough cleaning. apply stainless cleaner directly Just make sure to dry drawers and shelves before to the area where the letters putting them back into place. are printed. Cleaning the Ice / Water Dispenser Wipe the Ice / Water Dispenser with a clean and soft cloth. Cleaning the Exterior Wipe the control panel and digital display with a damp, clean, soft cloth.

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    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. Do not clean the refrigerator with benzene, thinner, or car detergent. CAUTION These substances could cause a fire. Cleaning the rear side of the refrigerator To keep cords and exposed parts free of dust and dirt accumulation, vacuum the rear side of the appliance once or twice a year. Do not remove the back cover ( 1 ). You could suffer an electric shock. CAUTION English - 43 DA68-03029B (EN)-04.indd 43 2015. 5. 8. 9:33...

  • Page 44: Food Storage Tips

    FOOD STORAGE TIPS Foods Refrigerator Freezer Storage Tips DAIRY PRODUCTS Butter 2-3 Weeks 6-9 Months Wrap or cover tightly. Check date code. Most milk and similar products are sold in date-coded cartons that indicate a Milk 1-2 Weeks Not recommended products’s peak freshness. Re-seal with cap or wrap tightly. Do not return unused portions to original container. Cream Cheese, cheese 2-4 Weeks Not recommended food, and cheese spread Check date code. Keep all cheese tightly packed Hard Cheese (unopened) 3-4 Months 6 Months in moisture proof wrap Hard Cheese (opened) 2 Months Not recommended Cottage Cheese 10-15 Days Not recommended Cream 7-10 Days 2 Months Check date code. Most yogurt, creams, and similar products are sold in date-coded cartons Sour Cream...

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    Foods Refrigerator Freezer Storage Tips Shellfish Shrimp (uncooked) 1-2 Days 12 Months To freeze, package in vapor-proof and moisture- Crab 3-5 Days 10 Months proof container. Cooked Fish or Shellfish 2-3 Days 3 Months MEAT Fresh, Uncooked Chops 2-4 Days 6-12 Months Ground 1 Day 3-4 Months Check date code for use. Store in coldest part Roast 2-4 Days 6-12 Months of refrigerator in original packaging. Package in Bacon 1-2 Weeks 1-2 Months moisture-proof and vapor-proof container for freezing. Recommended refrigerator temperature Sausage 1-2 Days 1-2 Months 33 ºF to 36 ºF (or 1 °C to 2 °C ) and freezer tem- Steak 2-4 Days 6-9 Months...

  • Page 46: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting PROBLEM SOLUTION The refrigerator • Check if the power plug is properly connected. • Check if the set temperature on the digital display is warmer than the freezer or fridge does not work at inner temperature. If it is, set the freezer or fridge to a colder temperature. all or it does not • Is the refrigerator in direct sunlight or located near a heat source? chill sufficiently. If so, it may not be able to cool sufficiently. Install it in a location that is out of direct sunlight and not near a heat source. • Is the back of the refrigerator too close to the wall, preventing proper ventilation? If so, it may not be able to cool sufficiently. Keep it an appropriate distance from the wall. • Is there too much food inside so that the food is blocking the outlet vent? To keep the refrigerator at a suitable temperature, do not fill the refrigerator with too much food. The food in the • Check if the set temperature on the digital display is too low. If so, raise the set temperature inside the refrigerator. fridge is frozen.

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    PROBLEM SOLUTION Frost forms on • Is the air vent blocked? Remove any obstructions so air can circulate freely. the walls of the • Allow sufficient space between the stored foods for efficient air circulation. freezer. • Is the freezer drawer closed properly? If the freezer drawer is not completely closed or is blocked, humidity from outside may enter and cause severe frost to form. The water • Is the water line connected and the shut-off valve opened? • Has the water supply line tubing been crushed or kinked? dispenser is not • Make sure the tubing is free and clear of any obstruction. functioning. • Is the water tank frozen because the fridge temperature is too low? Try selecting a warmer setting on the Digital display. • Is the Child Lock on? • Check if the filter is properly installed. If it is not properly installed, the water dispenser may not work. The auto close • Is there an imbalance between the right and left parts of the door? • Open and close the door smoothly 1~2 times.

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    Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the pur- chase contract. This product and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. Contact SAMSUNG WORLD WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. COUNTRY...

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