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LG GR-D31FBGHL Owner's Manual

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Please read this owner's manual thoroughly before
operating and keep it handy for reference at all times.
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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL BOTTOM FREEZER FRIDGE Please read this owner's manual thoroughly before operating and keep it handy for reference at all times. GR-D31FBGHL MFL68302785_Rev.01 Copyright © 2017 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Turning On the Power How to Remove the Fridge Door How to Remove the Freezer Door SMART FUNCTIONS Height Adjustment Using LG SmartThinQ Application - Fridge Door Height Adjustment Using Smart Diagnosis™ - When the Freezer Door is Lower MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 3: Product Features

    PRODUCT FEATURES PRODUCT FEATURES * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. DOOR ALARM The Door Alarm function is designed to prevent fridge malfunctioning that could occur if a fridge door or freezer door remains open. If a fridge door or freezer door is left open for more than 60 seconds, a warning alarm sounds in 30 second intervals until it is closed.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    iMPORTANT SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE. This guide contains many important safety messages. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. It alerts you to safety messages that inform you of hazards that can kill or hurt you or others, or cause damage to the product.
  • Page 5 iMPORTANT SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE. To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or personal injury when using your product, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following. • This appliance is intended to be used in household and similar applications such as - staff kitchen areas, offices and other working environments;...
  • Page 6 iMPORTANT SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE. To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or personal injury when using your product, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following. CAUTiON Installation • The fridge must be properly installed in accordance with the Installer Instructions that were taped to the front of the fridge.
  • Page 7: Components

    COMPONENTS COMPONENTS Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features of your fridge. Page references are included for your convenience. *The appearance and specifications of the actual product may differ depending on the model. Fridge Exterior (Applicable to some models only) LED Display Displays the fridge and freezer’s target temperature, the water...
  • Page 8: Fridge Interior

    COMPONENTS Fridge Interior (Applicable to some models only) LED interior lamps The interior lamps light up the inside of the fridge. Hygiene Fresh filter Shelf Dairy Product Bin Used to preserve dairy Dairy Product Bin products. Used to preserve dairy products.
  • Page 9: Installation

    iNSTALLATiON INSTALLATION Installation Overview Please read the following installation instructions first after purchasing this product or transporting it to another location. 1 Unpacking your 2 Choosing the proper 3 Leveling and Door fridge location Alignment SUGGESTION FOR ENERGY SAVING • Please do not keep the door open for a long time, close door in the shortest time. •...
  • Page 10: Unpacking Your Fridge

    iNSTALLATiON Unpacking Your Fridge Choosing the Proper Location • The fridge should always be plugged WARNiNg into its own individual properly grounded electrical outlet rated for 230 Volts, 50 Hz, • Use two or more people to move and install AC only, and fused at 15 or 20 amperes.
  • Page 11: Dimensions And Clearances

    iNSTALLATiON Turning On The Power Dimensions and Clearances Too small of a distance from adjacent items Plug in the fridge. may result in degradation of freezing capability and increased electricity costs. Allow over CAUTiON 50mm clearance from each adjacent wall when installing the appliance.
  • Page 12: How To Remove The Freezer Door

    iNSTALLATiON Turn around to release lock and raise Remove the door by raising it from the lower hinge. hinge up. Upper hinge Keeper Lower hinge Disassemble Door, raising it from Hinge Height Adjustment Center. Leveling the doors may not be possible when the floor is not leveled, or is of weak or poor construction.
  • Page 13: When The Freezer Door Is Lower

    iNSTALLATiON When the Freezer Door is Lower Method 2) (1) Using the large side of the number • Method 1 is recommended. spanner, rotate the locking nut ( • Use spanner for freezer door adjustment. clockwise to unlock it before adjusting the Adjust-Hinge pin.
  • Page 14: How To Use

    HOW TO USE HOW TO USE Before use Clean the fridge. Clean your fridge thoroughly and wipe off all dust that may have accumulated during shipping. CAUTiON • Do not scratch the fridge with a sharp object or use a detergent that contains alcohol, a flammable liquid or an abrasive when removing any tape or adhesive from the fridge,.
  • Page 15: Control Panel

    • You can stop this function manually by touching the button one more time. Wi-Fi seconds The Wi-Fi button, when used with the LG Smart ThinQ application, allows the refrigerator to Fridge Temperature connect to a home Wi-Fi network. The Wi-Fi icon shows the status of the Indicates the set target temperature of the fridge refrigerator’s network connection.
  • Page 16: Storing Food

    HOW TO USE Storing Food Food Preservation Location (Applicable to some models only) Each compartment inside the fridge is designed to store different types of food. Store your food in the optimal space to enjoy the freshest taste. Dairy Product Bin Store diary foods such as butter, cheese, etc.
  • Page 17 HOW TO USE Food Preservation Location (Applicable to some models only) (continued) Dairy Product Bin Store diary foods such as butter, cheese, etc. Folding Shelf Fold a shelf to store large-sized container or food. Door-In-Door Preserve frequently-taken out foods such as beverages, snacks, etc. Extra Space Preserve small foods such as eggs, ham, etc.
  • Page 18: Food Storage Tips

    HOW TO USE Storing Frozen Food Food Storage Tips * The following tips may not be applicable NOTE depending on the model. Check a freezer food guide or a reliable cookbook for further information about preparing Wrap or store food in the fridge in airtight and food for freezing or food storage times.
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Fridge Shelves

    HOW TO USE Storing Frozen Food (continued) Adjusting the Fridge Shelves Packaging The shelves in your fridge are adjustable to meet your individual storage needs. Your Successful freezing depends on correct model may have either glass or wire shelves. packaging. When you close and seal the package, it must not allow air or moisture in or Adjusting the shelves to fit different heights out.
  • Page 20: Using The Folding Shelf

    HOW TO USE Using the Folding Shelf When Closing the Door You can store taller items, such as containers or bottles, by simply pushing the front half of the shelf underneath the back half of the shelf. Pull the front of the shelf firmly toward you to return to a full shelf.
  • Page 21: Big Fresh Zone

    HOW TO USE Big Fresh Zone Refitting the Big Fresh Zone drawer. Removal of the Big Fresh Zone drawer. Insert the left and right roller of the drawer into the guides whilst the draw is slightly The Moisture (balance) keeper helps optimize lifted at the front, and push it in gently humidity in the vegetable compartment.
  • Page 22: How To Disassemble And Assemble The Fresh Zone Compartment

    HOW TO USE How to disassemble and How to assemble Fresh Zone Compartment assemble the Fresh Zone Compartment Hold the cover at a 45-degree angle and insert it into the refrigerator. How to disassemble Fresh Zone Compartment Open both refrigerator doors completely and empty and remove the Door-in-Door case and bins.
  • Page 23: Extra Space

    HOW TO USE Tilting Fresh Basket Extra Space Store small foods like eggs, ham, cheese, etc. Ideal for storing vegetables soon to be eaten. Multi-collection corner supporter To open, lift the latch and gently pull the basket back. • Open and close pushing or pulling grips. CAUTiON •...
  • Page 24: Tilting Fresh Basket Disassembly

    HOW TO USE Door-In-Door (Applicable to Tilting Fresh Basket Disassembly some models only) Raise magicspace cover up and take it out. The Door-In-Door compartment allows for easy access of commonly used food items. The inner Door-In-Door includes two door bins, Cheese &...
  • Page 25: How To Open Magic Space Inner Case

    HOW TO USE Door-In-Door Shelf Disassembly Hold the bottom of lower (Applicable to some models only) basket and raise it up to take it out. Raise magicspace cover up and take it out. Hold both ends of the basket and lift up the front part of the basket.
  • Page 26: Adjustable Moving Basket

    HOW TO USE Adjustable Moving Basket Freezer Drawer Use the compartment for packed frozen foods It can be moved up and down as necessary, and and frequently-taken out foods. used conveniently. You can have a wide space available by taking •...
  • Page 27: Refitting The Freezer Drawer

    HOW TO USE Easy Ice Maker Refitting the Freezer Drawer • Remove the water reservoir from the ice Insert both rollers into the guides with maker assembly. the front of the drawer slightly raised and • Open the lid and fill with water to the gently push in.
  • Page 28: How To Disassemble Easy Ice Maker

    HOW TO USE • Lift the ice bin gently when removing it if it CAUTiON has ice in it. • It is normal for the water reservoir • Ensure the ice tray is fully inserted when bottle to have some ice in it. Remove refitting.
  • Page 29: Cleaning The Ice Tray

    HOW TO USE Freezer basket Cleaning the Ice tray You can store small packaged frozen food Remove the ice tray by pulling it out. (Freezer basket). Caution should be taken if the ice tray Do Not store ice cream or foods intended for is full of ice.
  • Page 30: Smart Functions

    • If you choose the simple login to access manual. the LG SmartThinQ application, you must go through the appliance registration • LG SmartThinQ is not responsible for any process each time you change your network connection problems or any faults, smartphone or reinstall the application.
  • Page 31 Settings LG Electronics will also provide open source code Allows you to set various options on the to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the refrigerator and in the application.
  • Page 32: Using Smart Diagnosis

    Use this function if you need an accurate • Do not take the phone off the speaker diagnosis by an LG Electronics customer hole while the data is transmitted. information center when the appliance • Hold the phone to the upper right malfunctions or fails.
  • Page 33: Maintenance

    MAiNTENANCE MAINTENANCE Cleaning • Both the fridge and freezer sections defrost automatically; however, clean both sections about once a month to prevent odors. • Wipe up spills immediately. • Always unplug the refrigeration before cleaning. General Cleaning Tips WARNiNg • Unplug fridge or disconnect power. Use non-flammable cleaner.
  • Page 34 MAiNTENANCE Inside Walls (allow freezer to warm Plastic Parts (covers and panels) up so the cloth will not stick) Use a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Do not use window To help remove odors, you can wash the inside sprays, abrasive cleansers, or flammable fluids.
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTiNg TROUBLESHOOTING Review the Troubleshooting section before calling for service; doing so will save you both time and money. Problem Possible Causes Solutions Fridge and The fridge display control is set Cancel the OFF mode so that the unit Freezer section to OFF (some models).
  • Page 36 TROUBLESHOOTiNg Problem Possible Causes Solutions Fridge or Freezer Fridge was recently installed. It may take up to 24 hours for each compartment section is too to reach the desired temperature. warm. Air vents are blocked. Rearrange items to allow air to flow throughout the compartment.
  • Page 37 TROUBLESHOOTiNg Problem Possible Causes Solutions Interior moisture Doors are opened often or for When the doors are opened often or for long buildup. long periods of time. periods of time, warm, humid air enters the compartment. This raises the temperature and moisture level within the compartment.
  • Page 38 TROUBLESHOOTiNg Problem Possible Causes Solutions Frost or ice Condensation from food with a This is normal for food items with a high water crystals on frozen high water content has frozen content. food (inside of inside of the food package. sealed package).
  • Page 39 TROUBLESHOOTiNg Problem Possible Causes Solutions Pulsating or Your fridge is designed to Normal Operation High-Pitched run more efficiently to keep Sound your food items at the desired temperature. The high efficiency compressor may cause your new fridge to run longer than your old one, but it is still more energy efficient than previous models.
  • Page 40 LG SmartThinQ. connected to the Mobile data for your smartphone Turn off the Mobile data of your smartphone and Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 41: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    Toll Free No. 1800-315-9999 / 1800-180-9999 for details. All collection centre and pick up facilities are done by third parties with LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. Merely as a facilitator. For more detailed information, please visit :

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